Who knew that heavy metal could be so interesting....:-)
221 posts • joined 23 Jan 2010
Your definition of good grub is very different to mine - veggie cafe :-( Yet when I was there a few years back one of the sustainable ideas was a small holding with pigs and chickens.... but the "produce" was not sold in the shops or cafe, most strange.
The speal chucker :-(
Re: GPS and Assist
A tosser icon would be of more use here!
Have some gaffer tape and boogie in the dark :-)
I suspect that 90% of homes on broadband have a duel modem-router which functions perfectly well. Why would I or anyone else need another router?
Re: Bluetooth can be a temperamental bugger..
The only conclusion that I can come to having the limited data available is this: You have a solid bone head. That will be £1,000.00 consultation fee.
Re: The clock is ticking
You spelt c***ts incorrectly :-)
@ John 104 - I cannot work out if you are trolling or a genuine proud parent. I will assume the latter.
I cannot work out why you think that looking at "cool stuff" is in anyway a preparation for a career in aerospace or mechanical engineering?
Re: You also cannot take it over Marlow Bridge (even if you're a Yummy Mummy)
@ s.pam <Pedant Mode>The Sherman is a WWII Tank and weighed 30Tonnes. </Pedant Mode>
If you purchased a normal watch for £339 and lets say the calendar didn't do leap years you would quite rightly take it back for a refund. Why is this for some reason different? It isn't a finished product, not fit for purpose so take it back and ask for refund.
Re: 2 @cosymart
Me trolling.... Honest comment guv. That Quad system is the same age as I am, good grief are you telling me that I have to get a 60+ years old system to get decent mono. Who's trolling who here?
As someone who is deaf in one ear, and always has been I find this talk interesting. I would dearly love to get a decent mono system :-)
Wonder how many packs of joss sticks they got through? Always sad when people believe their own bullshit, do they think that people actually care?
I was in my bank yesterday and all of their terminals are still running XP non of these ever go near the internet. I suspect that this scenario can be repeated in all banks and insitutions.
Everything fine in the grey area between the grim north and the effluent south.
Re: Good riddance, I say
@ Bloakey1 - Their!!!! their, my good god it's THERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Grammar Nazi to the rescue. Damm good job I was around.
OJEU - the Official Journal of the European Union. There you go.
SMART Meter For Business
The business I work for had an electricity SMART meter installed last November. Hurray! thought I, no more faffing about each month trying to take a reading in a dark cabinet. Contacted the supplier... "So, now that you have a SMART meter installed here you won't require monthly readings from us? Oh no we need those to continue for at least another year, as although we are rolling out these meters we don't have the software to interface it with our billing system." What!!!
Re: @4ecks - If we can solve the power supply issue…
@ Graham Marsden
No just lots of people who wished that cyclists would read and obey the current highway code.
Re: input vs. output
(Challenger Tank) And 120mm HESH & APDS shells! Not forgetting the 2 machine guns. Who needs a laser?
Chickens coming home....
Let me get this right, there is a major IT company implementing a major internal IT solution that is slurping up funds and the target end date is slipping to the right. Why does this not surprise me, they are obviously using the same consultants as they foist on everyone else! Ha! :-)
Re: The robots are amongst us
"What I'd like to find now is a sort of reverse Turing test, one which will tell the difference between a call centre agent and a badly programmed bot."
Simple, I can understand what a badly programmed bot is saying.
Don't give up your day job....on second thoughts this is your day job, oh dear.
Re: individual pricing
For that you need Google Glass and access to your bank.
POA is easy
Getting a POA was easy, just a matter of knowing a good solicitor. Getting my mothers bank, Halifax, to accept it and set up/change the accounts was worse than pulling teeth. At one branch when I presented the certified signed copy quote from the branch POA expert "I am sorry I can't accept a copy" me "why" him "because I need to feel it, to check it is real"....What!? I could go on....
Re: A female doctor possible?
I think we need River Song back.... The Doctor needs to meet his wife again, that would give Clara something to choke on :-)
If you want POWER!
If you want a fun? drive try an artic power unit, amazing to drive and more power than you would ever need. The forward/back rocking motion is interesting.
The lovely Fenke is not even modelling the Classic Register T shirt.... Don't you want to flog anything? Bah, humbug!
I thought that this was a wind up...There really is a USS Ponce. Named after an American lobbyist by any chance? :-)
But not then....
Conversation that I have had more than once. "I cannot open any Word documents or spreadsheets. What are you trying to open them on? An iPad, I just cannot get them to open. Did you check before you bought the iPad that things like Word would work on it? I didn't know that I had to, my friend had an iPad and says it is wonderful and she takes pictures with it so I had to get one." Puts phone down in exasperation....
Really Hard Living in London
"The same could certainly be said for any poor soul attempting to get to north London via the capital's woeful commuter train services."
Think yourself lucky you have some form of transport, most folks outside the M25 have to rely on cart tracks and charabancs. I do wish the whiners in London would lift their eyes up from their newspapers or smart phones from time to time and join the rest of the UK!
Ordered Friday Arrived Today
Ordered via standard delivery and the items arrived this morning. What's the fuss about?
I trust the asteroid has been/will be checked and cleared to ensure that no Soup Dragons or shiny clad mice have colonised it? Wait a minute, they are hoping to collect "organic" material, ye gods we could be over run with aliens with squeaky voices!
If I Recall...
If I recall correctly from my time working on Centurions. The Meteor engine, because of it's aero background, had 2 magnetos (1 for each V side) rather than normal distributors. Setting these up to be correctly synchronised was a b****er and more of a black art than engineering.
The sound of this engine is something to behold especially if the mag settings were slightly out as you then had the classic belch of flame and loud burp of the backfire...lovely :-)
Re: I've found the one time a YouTube video helps
Re Haynes manuals...lost count of the number of times they glibly say "just remove X" but fail to say how!!
Re: MVNO; Mischievious Vultures Need Opiates?
So will someone please tell me what MVNO means as the article fails in that respect.
Re: Where's The RAM?
In the field with the sheep, probably doing what rams do best...
It's Dr Who
Let me get this right...
A reviewer is complaining about the non-science in Dr Who. This is a series that has as it's basic premise 1) An alien who is a "Time Lord". 2) Who is hundreds of years old. 3) Happens to look like humans. 3) Regenerates and changes his appearance totally. 4) Lives in a machine that can go forward and backwards in time. 5) Said machine looks like a police box yet is infinitely large on the inside.
Re: "Bloke said not to open box until he leaves"
Is a reverse engineer someone who can take things apart but is unable to put them back together again? I used to work with lots of these :-(
Load of bollocks. How do you prove it? Just look at the technology and sociological advances made in the last 1,000 years. Look at the equivalent from c1080. The Doomsday Book, this was written in Medieval Latin and was highly abbreviated and included some vernacular native terms without Latin equivalents. So, it was written in ink on velum? and we still cannot read/understand all of it.
How many words and abbreviations in regular use in various Navies (vernacular native terms seems quite apt :-) ) will be understood in 100 years time let let alone 1,000 years.
Anyone paying good money for 1,000 year archives needs to invest in quality paper, ink and people who have legible handwriting! Oh, and add a dictionary to the list of things to be transcribed :-)
Bit like Garmin issuing their map version 2015.10 in spring 2014. Confusion or what!
Ditto the UK
Yes, my first thoughts were why the USA in the background. Should be UK or Western Europe.
Methinks that someone has dropped the balls. Come on Lester own up, you were so blinded by bodette Fenke Foss and her attributes that you failed to check the details. :-)
@Hargrove - 'Whatever happened to "do it right the first time" and "If it ain't broke, don't fix it?"'
"do it right first time"!!! You mean you have never used any Microsoft software, or to be honest any software of any substance. If software suppliers produced cars it would look like a CV2 and arrive with no wheels, you would never be able to trade it in as you don't actually own it.
It is broke and they are struggling to fix it :-( The only issue as I see it is that Microsoft's definition of broke is somewhat different to yours and mine.
@mr.K - You are missing the fact that a Metre is a unit of measure and a meter is a device to measure with.
I will just get my coat out of the meter cupboard :-)
Just to change the topic ever so slightly....
If you ever have call up one these awful telephone systems, you know: press 1 for contracts, 2 for payments....etc. Just press the # key, human every time :-)
All advertising does is make people aware. So lots more people will soon be aware that there are alternative methods of obtaining digital media with little or no penalties.
Is this really the message they want to be putting out?
Needs to be asked.
Is there a difference between male and female pee times? Given the above discussion and the fact, now established, that the length of the urethra is critical females should pee for a shorter time? Or am I missing something here?