201 posts • joined 10 Dec 2009
Took a prepaid card to Malta - but it didn't work in some ATMs - probably because it was a Mastercard (worked in BOV and HSBC), it would also depend - as you say - on the retailers accepting cards, and accepting Mastercard as well as VISA
Re: one-handed mode
You're holding it wrong.....
occasionally it's akin to a swamp with beasties in it
Re: geographic entity
"Wikimedia says the monkey's money shot is free for all and sundry to use."
Monkey porn now ? and no I don't want pictures...
Re: 'Impossible' drive
BOFH Appreciation day
Any Friday it appears on El-Reg.
Beer for SysAdmins
Re: Someone with a firm grasp of Latin grammar
Would be the same as asking Mr Fry - as he was Jeeves to Laurie's Wooster
Re: Another hitchhikers quote might have been more appropiate...
To the upper atmosphere and back ?
et reversus est ad aethera
Re: Eglish mono-speakers ruining the world for the rest of us
I'm convinced the one referenced in "Werewolves of London" ( Lee Ho Fooks ) should have been done that way,
Do we need
printed outerwear or a "button" badge indicating we do not give our consent to image taking, so that it can be captured and we can use it to take down the images ?
.....or it didn't happen
I'll get my coat
have a beer
Re: Single user PC database might be OK
Yep - then they roll it out across the network and wonder why it is so slow when the server relocates to Corp HQ in another country !!
Sorry, she may have some smarts - but from the image on the article not that much of a pretty face.
Although beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and ultimately subjective.
If you load it with a medical app would it be a Dr Pepper ?
Are Sun involved ?
But the space required for Kinect to be usable for action games (at least on the V1) precluded it from being used in the XBOXs natural environment - a small room with a usually small display.
Granted the XBone is touted as an entertainment centre - not all installation areas will have the requisite space to play games in.
Got some hanging on my wall - taken by a Professional Photographer from about 6yrs ago....
And of course the elected MPS all come up with the ideas themselves.
The unelected support team behind every minister never really changes - the "Yes, Minister" icon is perfect.
Re: I made a mistake
Sue, Appeal, Sleep, Repeat
and a Coyote to wield it.
The H2G2 version...
Russia, on the other hand, has a series of missions to the Moon in the planning stages, albeit unmanned ones for now. The first will be the Frogstar Class A which is scheduled to launch in 2016. After that will come Frogstar Class B, an orbiter that will map the lunar surface, followed by another rover that will explore the Moon's south pole. - Frogstar Class C ?
No Egg - Have a Beer
"In a statement this morning, US West Coast time, the website's team told The Reg its techies have got to the bottom of the problem, and are in the process of cleaning up the mess:"
Minion 1: bottom "chuckle"
Minion 2: bottom "chuckle"
Minion 1 & 2: "chuckles"
How does it cope with prescription glass wearers ? or is it adjusted in software ?
Re: It's obvious!
Almost what I thought - someone is creating a new series
As long as it's Raspberry
That is all
Viagra won't be any good then ?
sometimes subtle is good...and they were playing the director and waking the P.A.'s crazy for him.
(BTW upvote added)
preferably from orbit...just to be sure ?
Re: Whereas our weather...
In that case it's probably best if we just nuke it from orbit....
"For me, Coke is and always will be simply something to put with JD."
Just say NO ! - but each to their own....
Re: George Orwell was right
So far as toilet snakes go... One Eye good - Two Eyes definitely bad in this case...
Although I wouldn't want a second One-Eye in the same cubical
ASDA (Shades) £8.00 for 24 rolls, slightly softer than Tesco...
..still can't make packed lunches with them though.
Ball - only scored 30 points
Re: Sirius Cybernetics
and so what goes around comes around - distributed servers for remote sites, consolidated to the data centre, to be moved out as "Location independent Computing"
Re: any bets on how long EOP will take to bin the good bits?
hmm - I read EOP or Effective Organisation Project - not specifically referred to but generally what happens when you consolidate - seen a few of those....
certainly massaging something..
Re: Isn't Technology Wonderful?!
or better yet (insert any political party) donate.
on second thoughts, this may result in big business / union / personally wealthy controlling the political appointments....
Might have already happened though.
You could just send that to a digital watch..
(towel icon please)
But not Izal - bloody useless stuff - good tracing paper though
Re: I read this and I think
"I was not being followed by my Intourist guide - I had left her to be shagged by the driver."
Sorry, re-read this several times.....but you or her being shagged by the driver ?
Re: Won't they just take to sulking in basements?
Only if they get their own lift shafts, unless they are already in the basement in which case they could become the original "sulking machine", or they could create a Total Perspective Vortex...
Mine with the scratched Joo Janta 200s in.
Re: No Americans...
So... President Obama is not American, or he wasn't listening...
I would re-post my fix of "content free ad network", but it appears that there was some content that has been removed (or is it hidden - given that nothing much leaves Fb once it's in there ?) but only one instance of that content.
- Review Apple iPhone 6: Looking good, slim. How about... oh, your battery died
- 'Kim Kardashian snaps naked selfies with a BLACKBERRY'. *Twitterati gasps*
- +Comment EMC, HP blockbuster 'merger' shocker comes a cropper
- Moon landing was real and WE CAN PROVE IT, says Nvidia
- Apple's iPhone 6 first-day sales are MEANINGLESS, mutters analyst