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Running the Gauntlet: Atari's classic ... now and then

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One of the few later day arcase ports for the Atari 800XL - played it to death! Graphics were a bit arse but still...

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Creepy battery-operated TEDDY BEAR SEX TOY. Sadly, this is for real

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It's the idea of the mans version of this I find scary....

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Yahoo! Bids! To! Own! Your! Smartmobe! Home! Screen!

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All your phones are belong to us...? Looks handy but as previously stated doesn't do anything you couldn't do yourself at the cost of your data and yet more ads...

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Facebook wants to LISTEN IN on the songs and vids playing in YOUR living room

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Surely this has to be the final nail in the fb coffin? I assume if people accept this the camera will be next..

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No such luck: Apple, Samsung say peace talks are off – way off

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Make 'em sort it out Frankie goes to hollywood two tribes style! ;)

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Internet rejoices over Star Wars, um, clapboard pic

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Ah it can't be any worse than the last 3 - though I never bothered to watch ep III tbf. As for JJ well I kinda liked the Star Trek movies - at least they looked liked they were made by people that had actually watched it...

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Jokes of no more than 2 lines

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How many cowboys are there in a tin of tomatos?

Non - they're all redskins

/coat

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Multiplayer Elite to debut on May 30th

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Heh I remember all the bad puns in the manual - Command Monty being a famous python pilot!

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Time-rich Brit boffin demos DIY crazytech WOLVERINE talons

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Hang on I've just got an itcarrgggghghghghghgh!

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Urinating teen polluted 57 Olympic-sized swimming pools - cops

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Coat

So the US is now the land of the wee?

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Giant pop can FOUND ON MOON

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For some reason I'm reminded of Red Dwarf here....

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Boffins run iOS apps on Android hardware

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It's doubtful Apple will ever see things that way and, should Cider ever pour out into wide use, one imagines Cupertino would find a way to take it off the menu. ®

So fast it will will make their heads spin! Though why anyone would want to use itunes anyways...

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Chap rebuilds BBC Micro in JavaScript

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iirc there was a keypress when you went into hyperspace that triggered the thargoids?

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Re: Elite

I tried that - couldn't get on with the awkward controls tbh - maybe it's improved since then tho'

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Ahh Elite.. the game that nearly made me fail my A-Levels! All over this tonight :)

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Worst job adverts

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Joke

Anything with 'service desk' in the title?

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Game of Thrones written on brutal medieval word processor and OS

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Pfft kindwords II and an extra floppy drive for the Amiga ought to be enough for anyone!

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Web cesspit 4chan touts '$20 bug bounty' after hackers ruin Moot's day

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Yeah great post, Steven but on the other hand hahahaha! :P

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Brit chap weaves silver bullet for wireless health scare bollocks

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Coat

So one way or another this article is about nuts?

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'Bladdered' Utah couple cuffed in church lawn sex outrage

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For the love of

Dog nooooooooooooo! o-0

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Denmark dynamited by cunning American Minecraft vandals

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Agreed. Hope it does increase tourism/general interest in the place. Now where did I leave that TNT....

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Quid-a-day Reg nosh posse chap faces starvation diet

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Happy

Fair play

I probs busted that limit with my croissant for brekkie! A donation will be forthcoming!:)

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Pirate Bay's 10 millionth upload: Colour us shocked, a SMUT FLICK

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You can get Pr0n on the internet now? Le gasp!

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Dell charges £5 to switch on power-saving for new PCs (it takes 5 clicks)

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Dells are ok(ish) for business use I guess as they're generally pretty cheap but I'd not touch them for a personal machine - does seem a p1sstake though..

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Zuck talks up mobile shift as Facebook money mill rolls on

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Have you seen the permissions the android app wants these days? As for the ads - well that's what adblock is for ;)

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'Monstrous' Apple kicked us off iAd, claimed we are its RIVAL – Brit music upstart

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Well I guess they just handed them better advertising than they could afford otherwise!

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'I like big butts and I cannot lie, hackers take Pinterest on a joyride'

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Coat

Did they put their crack team on fixing it? /coat

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Steve Jobs statue: Ones and ohs and OH NOES – it's POINTING at us

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kill it, kill it with fire!

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Vertical take-off and laughing: Space Harrier

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Awesome game, the ports weren't great but didn't matter. was an Atari 8 bit version made a year or so ago that was a decent effort though. :-)

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Blocking BitTorrent search sites 'ineffective': Pirate Bay ban lifted for Dutch ISPs

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Ahh does that mean the end of the whack-a-mole games? Like has already been said make it cheap and easy to use and people will stop downloading. I'd be interested to see if the likes of spotify has reduced music downloads.

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Sega’s Out Run: Even better than the wheel thing

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Ahhh

The pocket (and lunch and dinner) money I spent on the deluxe cab in the arcades! Incidentally at the time the speccy version was considered to be the best. Woe betide the Amstrad gamer...

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Facebook to BLAST the web with AUTO-PLAYING VIDEO ads

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Adblock will stop it playing on a PC but if it's cached it will surely still take up space on a phone? Beginning of the end for wasteofspacebook? Time to create a lot of fake profiles then...

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To fel with you! There's an NSA spook in my World of Warcraft

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Joke

Re: They wouldn't have picked up ....

Lowest prices for gold! 1000g for $12...

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ZOMBIE apocalypse! The 'LIVING DEAD' are HERE – Fox News confirmed it

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Coffee/keyboard

Heh you lot are on form today - so the new keyboard invoice will have to be split... :)

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Facebook teens' kimonos - basically never closed

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Facepalm

and in other news water is wet, lol!

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Oi, Microsoft, where's my effin' toolbar gone?

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Linux

cucking funts.... PMSL! Word can be a pain in the arse yeah - personally hate the fecking ribbon cos I can never find stuff. Sadly it's still pretty much the best there is at the moment. Libre office is getting there though and does me for most stuff. :)

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Victoria and Albert museum in narrow escape from Napalm Death

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Pint

Should

Do it anyway - get Carcass in as well and do it properly ;)

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BOFH: My HELPDESK HELL - lies, phones lines and statistics

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Devil

Surely

A *slam* moment? :)

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Curiosity photographs mysterious metal object on Martian rock

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Coat

It's clearly...

The melted remains of AOL cd's.... either that or Atari really wanted rid of those ET carts... ;)

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El Reg contemplates the ultimate cuppa

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just a teabag

and hot water here. well stewed!

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Microsoft to end Windows 8 discounts on January 31

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will be interesting

to see how steam being available.for.linux affects this. The rest of the games I play playonlinux does a great job!

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MEGAGRAPH: 1983's UK home computer chart toppers

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Happy

I had

and still do the Atari 800XL - great piece of kit :)

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Japanese firm lifts lid on Android-controlled toilet

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methinks

El Reg just going through the motions in this article...

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Go back to the future with Red Dwarf

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Still..

at least it can't be as bad as the US version...still have nightmares about that and only made it 2 mins in! :O

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Going to need...

A horse that has passed on and a whip here... Don't get me wrong I really loved RD but let's face it the last few series were pretty dire.. As for the back to earth thing - well let's just pretend it never happened!

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Boffins give chatty robots a creepy human face

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WTF?

Christ...

Kuratate also said the system could "soon" be used to keep old people company, though the prototype – complete with oddly coloured scarf – is more likely to give your gran a heart attack than be her new best friend

If that's what's waiting for me when I reach my dotage I'm with the Who tbh....

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Bonkers MacBook Air shipment route revealed

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Joke

Clearly they

had Blizzard do the flight path ;)

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Conviction overturned for abuse images bought from bookshop

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FAIL

well

Seems going after this one bloke is much easier than going after a big company which by co-incidence clearly would be able to afford lots of lawyers...

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Slot machine serves drinks instead of money

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I also approve of this!

Endless hours of fun - with an appropiate payout level! ;)

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Crematorium to heat council swimming pool

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What's the problem?

Generally by the time cremation happens you've generally finished with your body....sounds like a bloody good idea to me!

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