1631 posts • joined Thursday 21st January 2010 12:39 GMT
Re: Totally Meaningless Study
but all god botherers are known to be credulous fuckwits ergo the study was irrelevant.
Re: Proof? I could go on and on, and on.
I daresay you will....
you'll still be dead wrong tho
Re: Is it so easy?
The same way you can choose to buy something from France if it is cheaper and you live in the UK.
try doing that with a truck load of fags - see how far you get.
Re: Is it so easy?
The answer to most of your questions is:
you get an expert in to advise. And obey the law!
The answer to your last is;
don't be so effing thick, the uk gov is not responsible for collecting taxes for other countries
Re: Where will video conferencing be by the time HS2 is actually working
Cant have double deckers - the bridges are too low
Cant extend platforms - more expensive that HS2
You clearly dont use VC regularly, you would not be so oblivious to it's shortcomings if you did.
Dear god man! are you insane???
"put your thumb in your mouth and never draw the connection between poor transport and poor economic growth."
you are aware of where that thumb has been the last 50 years!
Re: Is Tim London based?
I think i know who you are!
and you are only pissed off cos it goes past your house!
Re: It will only work to move people around the UK if the tickets are cheap!
The current cost and capacity issues on our network are entirely due to clever. clever economists 'rationalising' the spend on rail for the last 50 years ( i.e. spend fuck all - having put a major road builder in charge of the network rationalisation in the 50's leaving us a seriously fucked up network to begin with)
other countries in europe have taken the view that they need to have a rail network, so fuck the cost and build a good un (it's a bizarre non-thatcherite idea, but there are benefits that cannot be easily expressed in a ledger! the very idea!!). So in classic british style we have a rail system that is both utterly shite to use, and heinously expensive at the same time. Which (if you are in the road building business) it a pretty neat trick!
Au-pair in a tank...
Any mishap involving an au pair driving a tank is surely going to fall into the category of someone elses problem - to wit, to poor blokes who's cars she is trying to parallel park between.
Re: Eadon's theory of Techie "Waves" - TWO types
jacard looms were digital devices! you goon!
either there is an 'ole, or there aint an 'ole - 2 states. binary
Re: Eadon's theory of Techie "Waves" - TWO types
man those non M$ spell checkers really suck eedun :-)
Non Neumann perchance (also needs to be after valves)
brattain shockley, and... the other one invented theTranstistor whether it was silicon, gemanium, gallium arsenide - dont make much difference, hell even if it was a fet or a bjt is too fine for what you are trying to do
Re: Oh S*&t! - point of order
2 flattened fifths is an octave, and therefore back in tune.
so having more than 2 robots in the choir is pointless
Re: So what is the difference between No. 10 and 1600 Pennsylvania
You are forgetting about the political doppler effect between the us and everywhere else.
Someone who, in the us would be regarded as a 'pinko commie liberal sonofabich who needs to keep his stinkin gubermint hands off my medicare' would be regarded in the free world as a raving neo-facist loon.
What congress is doing to america _NOW_ and has been doing for the last 20 years. Don't you guys get it? Guns is the 'shiny thing' keeping 300 million morons distracted while EVERYTHING ELSE is being taken away.
America can't really afford to be so stupid these days. you aint that big of a deal anymore.
Re: french assault rifle, never fired, only been dropped twice
hence the farage dig - emphasis for the xenophobic, racist, foaming-at-the-mouth 'never let the facts get in the way of a good story' aspect :-D
a very smart team of political operatives
Who just made 2 major contributors walk out the door....
so THATS where romney's staff went!
(Am I the only one who sees it as ironic that the 'land of the free' is a place where everything has a price?)
Re: Way to miss the point...
Should You want to put a bullet in David Cameron (not me guv, he's a diamond geezer salt of the earth)
getting hold of a gun is the easy part.
Re: Not the original liberator.
french assault rifle, never fired, only been dropped twice
Mines the one with the 'nigel farage book of after dinner wit' in the pocket
Re: Doesn't anybody watch '50s movies?
and theres me thinking it was a ducks arse!
Re: Pens should be banned
Re: ireland during the troubles?
Thing is with your basic irish troubles situation is that the terrorists there had a huge shitload of (boston irish) american money to get the guns and bombs in.
Though something tells me that (boston irish) american money has somewhat moderated it's view on terrorism just lately.
Doesn't it say in that there book of yours that as you sow so shall ye reap?
Re: I wonder how much of the opposition matches mine?
All well and good, except the plod concerned knew full well that said spotty herbet did not have car insurance, cos the DVLA would have told him so.
As it stands, I believe, if you cannot satisfactorily demonstrate to the plod who you are, then they can hold you until you can establish your identity.
Is it really surprising....
that the fact of him having the temerity to issue one dissenting syllable against one of the worlds leading rogue states, the jewish government would have the greatest living mind isolated and prevented from communication.
how very civilised, and so unexpected from tel aviv.
Re: Would you elect me as your Prime Minister if I said this?
yeah but Himmler did all the groundwork for him!
Re: Mr Hawking, you should listen to “Palestinian academics”
actually the fallacy that that is a fallacy, is in fact a fallacy
let us begin at the beginning...
write down the Hindu symbol for zero...
(hint: you cant do it with out algebra :-D)
ask any mathematician it's a pretty important concept
Re: I really don't like the idea of gesture TV
bung a bit of gaffer over the lens(es) and get back to worrying about... whatever it is that worries you most.
and that how fox won the battle!
MSNBC sux a bit (I get all my news from jon stewart - but you prolly dont like him much either) but fox sux so bad it infects the entire sector
will it have any impact at all...
merkins currently kill 30k people a year with their god given metal guns, and they clearly dont give that much of a fuck about that number*. Say this plastic piece of crap takes off in a big way and next year there are 32k gun deaths.
*After 35 australians were killed in '96 they banned all semi-automatic rifles and all semi-automatic and pump-action shotguns. In the UK in '86 after 16 deaths at Hungerford we did the same. This is what normal people do in these circumstances. Freedom and liberty are one thing - but crazy people strolling round slaughtering school kids??? It's not that hard to work out what to do about it, or so it would seem. Actually apparently it _is_ hard to work out what to do about it, even with 91% of the population in favour of _some_ kind of control.
prolly an 0.25 shot deal.
Re: Match Grade Accuracy.
but its called the liberator man!
jevus will guide my bullets to the muslim commie commander in chief!
Re: The NRA will love this
"The NRA is sponsored by American citizens.."
Re: Not what Moores Law says
That's strictly true...
but over the years there have been numerous re-interpretations of the <ahem> law, that were needed to make the data fit the hypothesis. The very definition of bad science.
fecking moore's law MY ARSE!
Re: Never mind the quality - feel the width !
after you with the minds eye bleach!
Re: Have a gorilla...
lot of goons in today!
So pesky Hax0rs could mess with the supply of whole neighbourhoods...
by _not_ chucking an old bike over a s/stn fence onto the top of a transformer then.
(at least thats pretty - for about 3 seconds)
security types banging on about how the sky is falling in is beyond tedious.
yes it could happen
not the 99.9999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999999% of people who are not off supply.
"The world would be alot more of a peaceful place if it was filled with cat holics..."
and it would smell of cat piss.
Re: Just how many do you need to register?
"I don't want traffic from id10ts that daft anyway, so who cares?"
We are talking about people who think the world is 4000 years old, and moses rode round on a dinosaur, and we are all fucked cos a snake persuaded a nudist to eat an apple ffs
if you eliminate the id10ts then there is little point in having the domain.
and dont call me shirley
to mix metaphors
Re: I agree about the Thatcher Years
bitch i wish she was...
oh hang on a minute...
ding dong etc etc
point of order
should be spelled wankers
Re: Please don't use ....
'I honestly can't decide if you're being sarcastic or not. But, just in case:'...
hes not being sarcastic, and you are entirely correct :-)
Maybe there is a tendency to 'mix to the meters' more with all digital kit, and as for mixing to cans.... well do that and you will get what you deserve. I'm sure that the kids making music today really care about the sound, well some of em do. Praps the democratisation of the tech has something to do with it here - i have a studio on my spare pc that george martin would have killed for in the 60's - unlimited tracks, incredible s/n, absolute piece of piss to edit, unbelievably flexible signal processing tech, and only cost a few grand. But of having the kit is only a very small part of the equation of course.
I think the issue is more of the context in which music is played these days - it seems to be the soundtrack to our lives rather than an activity in itself. Could you imagine kids today sitting still and shutting the fuck up for an hour to listen (actually listen) to an album from start to finish? Of course not. Grumpy old fuckers like me are just a guilty - far and away the best stereo I have is in my car, where most of my listening is done these days - Mp3's with all the associated road and engine noise - with at least 25% of my attention devoted to predicting what random action the fuckwit in the beamer in front is about undertake.
Given the attention and excitement I remember when Dark Side of the Moon or Aja first came out I cant really see how that would fit in my life today - and after a few thousand listenings i can sing along with Gadd's awesome drum solo on Aja, so don't really need to concentrate on the music much :-) (beamer drivers permitting)
If we value music less (the fact that cowel is walking around sans bullet holes proves that), then it's hardly surprising that the quality of writing or engineering of the music declines (oddly not performance - there are some incredible players around these days, which is good, so long as they keep on playing the old tunes).
As for Dr. Dre's poncy cans.... I guess the name iPhones was taken.
You can't just dump a big pot of money into R&D and expect magic to happen.
So you agree with us!
This won't work
apple are fucked!
apple v the French
irresistible force meet immovable object
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