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Adorkable overshare of words like photobomb in this year's dictionaries

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Re: Bakeoff?

dict*

What we usually get at work.

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Re: A whole raft of ridiculous new words

I hate to say it, but you're starting to read like something from Amanfrommars.

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Lufthansa tosses IT biz to Big Blue, inks outsource deal with IBM

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Luftie only wants to cut headcount

And they're counting on a big blue company to work up a nice redundancy list.

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Win a year’s supply of chocolate (no tech knowledge required)

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it's not bacon

If it were a year's supply of bacon....mmmmm

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'Urika': Cray unveils new 1,500-core big data crunching monster

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I'll have mine as Eureka

With a pocketful of Coralians.

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FBI boss: We don't want a backdoor, we want the front door to phones

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OH, BOO HOO

ODFO

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Coughing for 4G, getting 2G... Networks' penny-pinching SECRETS REVEALED

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MOAR BARTENDER!!!!!

What were you saying?

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No 12-inch maxiPads for Christmas: Suppliers 'smothered by iPhone 6'

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Bend over backwards?

As any fule know, you're supposed to bend over forwards to receive your presents.

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ROBOT TROUSER SNAKE stiffens to master slippery mounds

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All i can say

Is that I hope it can straighten out as needed when the time comes.

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WOMEN, your 'SUPERPOWER' is ... NOT asking for a RAISE: Satya Nadella

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Where's Home when you need him?

D'OH D'OH D'OH D'OH D'OH D'OH D'OH D'OH D'OH D'OH

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Rise of the Machines: FIRST HUMAN VICTIM – 2015

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Flaming skull & motorcycle

You could almost make a movie out of that.

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Re: Really? Worried? You had me for a minute there

Wait a minute. Sheep videos? Where...?

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'Conscious uncoupling' of HP 'Ink', HP Enterprise: It's the shareholders, stupid

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Re: please tell me how this works....

"suddenly taking on more staff"

Any yet they've announced a 5K head-chopping to go along with this split. Maybe they'll offer to hire back all those bodies at a new lesser pay scale without pension and other benefits.

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HP's axe swings AGAIN: 5,000 more staffers for the chop

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I didn't know they had that much executive overhead

They are dumping the upper management and not the workers, right?

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Facebook: Ha! Like we'd STOP trickcyclists messing with your MIND

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i need another shower

between this, the morons in gubmint, and the morons in the so-called security arena...icccckkk

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Why US Feds and g-men kick up a stink about a growing smartphone encryption trend

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Too F'ing bad

You made your bed, now sleep in it.

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Dear Reg readers. I want Metro tiles to replace ALL ICONS in Windows. Is this a good idea?

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Re: There are lies ...

Don't call me Shirley.

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'Cops and public bodies BUNGLE snooping powers by spying on 3,000 law-abiding Brits'

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unauthorized snooping by noobs

what could possibly go wrong?

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Scrapping the Human Rights Act: What about privacy and freedom of expression?

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Re: @John G Imrie

Aye, but the only difference between who is defined as a criminal and who is not is based purely on who is in power when the law is passed and who controls them (whether religion, big business, or the oligarchs).

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her own climb up the slippery pole.

pass me the mind bleach if you please

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US Attorney Gen latest to roast Apple, Google mobe encryption

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Oh BOO HOO

ODFO

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Re: Okay, now I get it!

I suspect he tossing

Well, you got that right....he is a tosser.

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FBI: Your real SECURITY TERROR? An ANGRY INSIDE MAN

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Gruntle your employees

Problem Solved!

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4chan outraged by Emma Watson nudie photo leak SCAM

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at least it wasn't "bend over"

getting my coat

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Range Rover to fit trendy new SUV with FRIKKIN' LASER HUDs

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i read gear as BEAR

And i wondered what kind of bear it was....that, at least, would make it more interesting.

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Net Neutrality? Hold my coffee, I got this: FCC says it's still considering all options for Open Web

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CLICK........................gasp

it's as if millions of comments had suddenly been deleted...

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ISPs' post-net-neutrality world is built on 'bribes' says Tim Berners-Lee

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income will then come directly from consumers

It already does.

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Oh God the RUBBER on my SHAFT has gone wrong and is STICKING to things

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clean that gunk

Start with dish detergent....no luck?

Go to denatured alcohol...no luck?

Go to MEK or Toluol...no luck?

go to flames

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something you're continually fingering

Au contraire. I've been fingering my stylus the last 50 years and other than a few wrinkles here and there, it's just like new.

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Microsoft's axeman Nadella fills baskets with 2,100 fresh heads

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FAIL

so MS is giving up all its H1B visa requests

Didn't think so.

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Net neutrality fans' joy as '2.3 million email' flood hits US Congress

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But, if you're not in the US

You will get a very kind ODFO.

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Read The Gods of War for every tired cliche you never wanted to see in a sci fi book

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Don't need sharks with tornados

Still waiting for my sharks with frikkin' lasers.

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The Apple Watch and CROTCH RUBBING. How are they related?

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Traci?

Was that pre-legal or post-legal? Erm, not that i know anything about any of that; or who she is; or what she does; or anything at all... yeah, that's it...I didn't really post here today.

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Seagate's BUMPER State of the Storage Nation announcement

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The MTBF figure is two million hours

TL; DR seagate? yeah, sure.

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Who on Earth would buy a digi-watch? Answer: NUDISTS - in their millions

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there's always nature's pocket

if you have to ask...

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Intellifridge terror: Internet of Stuff kit must fend off hackers of the FU-TURE-TURE-TURE

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My TV is talking to me

No, wait; it's the fridge. I can easily imagine how the wacko anti-cell-tower folks are going to flip over having "stuff" in their own house sending secret messages into the aether.

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James Bond's metal-toothed nemesis Richard Kiel dies at 74

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RIP sir.

Condolences to friends and family. You really were one of the good guys.

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Forget silly privacy worries - help biometrics firms make MILLIONS

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Re: " FINGERPRINTS"

I can get 'Nectar Points'? Which finger do you want? What?, not that one!

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Whopping 10TB disks spin out of HGST – plus 3.2TB flash slabs

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reliability

So, does anyone have reliability stats on these HGST units?

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IT jargon is absolutely REAMED with sexual double-entendres

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well done Dabbs.

Have another one

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SHIP OF FAIL: How do we right capsized institutions we thought would NEVER go under?

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Re: Has anyone noticed

Timur's mountains of skulls were greatly exaggerated for effect.

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Video: Dyson unveils ROBOTIC TANK that hoovers while you're out

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"tracks....to let it get over small obstacles."

MEEOWTH!

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Re: Sucks more

Maybe not your shoes, but if it can climb doors with the tracks, it can polish your knob.

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4th Century GOBLET could REVIVE CORPSE of holographic storage

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Dichroic glass

Still available from many artisans. Still as amazing as ever. Beautiful things brought to you by chemistry.

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CNN 'tech analyst' on NAKED CELEBS: WHO IS this mystery '4chan' PERSON?

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what idiot uses 1 2 3 4 5 for a password

well, there must be a few

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Internet of Things: Major players agree on goals, but little else

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won't want it; don't need it

Said it before, so i'll bore you with it again. There's virtually nothing in my house (except my computer) that i want talking to anything; anywhere; period. And i'm not always sure about the computer. 'nuff said.

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Twitter: La la la, we haven't heard of NUDE JLaw, Upton SELFIES

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Re: Polaroids FTW

"sending said filth"

Seriously? Nudity equates with filth now? What bizarro world do you inhabit?

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Re: What's a jlaw?

I keep reading that as "what's a jackdaw?"

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Ofcom will not probe lesbian lizard snog in new Dr Who series

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Re: Lesbianism vs. beastiality

Thanks. I'm off my tea now.

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BOFH: The current value of our IT ASSets? Minus eleventy-seven...

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That Sharon

She'll put you in hot water every time.

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