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* Posts by g e

2726 posts • joined 16 Jul 2007

So, what's the best sci-fi film never made?

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My 2-penn'th

Greg Bear's 'EON'

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RadioShack franchises go gunning for business

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An AKG?

You can scare off varmints with a high quality condenser mic?

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Sony buries hatchet with GeoHot in PS3 modding case

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What I don't get

is how, in The Land of The Free (tm)(c)(r)(p), you can prevent anyone talking about stuff.

Isn't it contrary to The Right To Freedom of Speech, First Amendment, whatever?

Confused of England

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PowerAmp

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Seconded

I use this app all the time on my Desire HD for in car tunes.

Really recommend it.

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Apple pressures Toyota to kill jailbreaker ad

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Toyota phonecall

Apparently the person who answered the phone at Toyota at first mistook the caller for a small lonely child crying uncontrollably.

It just turned out to be Apple whining.

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Anonymous hacks Sony PS3 sites

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WTF?

Still everyone's forgetting

You own the hardware NOT the firmware and NOT the software, you license that the same as any other commercial code-based product.

SONY shouldn't really have rescinded the OtherOS option IMHO but it's their prerogative. If you want to run Linux that bad just get a cheaper-than-a-playstation3 secondhand PC for god's sake. What the obsession with some imagined right to run Linux on a PS3 is I don't know. Does it really do something magical that Linux on any-other-platform doesn't do?

Watch the thumbs-down icon counter go for gold...

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Teens who listen to music a lot are at high risk of depression

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Finntroll

Everyone must listen to Finntroll

Trollhammeren!

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Official: PS3 has more fanboys than the Xbox 360 does

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I have both and...

The XBOX360 rarely gets turned on and all dual-format games are bought in PS3 format.

It's just the superior platform, IMHO, everything it tries to do it DOES do. The XBOX is hit & miss on it's non-game-playing 'features' to the point of utter vexation.

No interest in chipping either unit so I couldn't give a toss about the 'SONY/MS are Evil' whingers

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Stock-trading teen hacker jailed again over 2nd scam

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Serial moron

That is all.

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Judge to music industry: 'Worth trillions? Forget it'

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Negotiation

There's also a negotiation theory that you start from a more extreme point in order to make the middle ground where you actually want to be. Same thing essentially

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Or, preferably

Leaves it there till he suffocates.

One. Less. Snout.

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Police just rubber-stamping US data slurp

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Facebook Friends?

More like Twitter Followers.

They contribute nothing back to anything.

Which muppet expected the U-Ass-A to even play according to the rules?

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Gov and ISPs clash over informal policing of net

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Stop

Why it won't be Pirated material

Because legislation will be

Allegedly Pirated Material

as doubtless purchased/mandated by their media paymasters

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Make streaming a felony: Obama

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Joke

Does it look just like a Telefunken U47?

It's cleaner than Mary and WAY more fun than Lucille...

Bet Obama knows what a pig with marital aids stuck all over it looks like.

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TorrentFreak seeking copyright report’s mysterious author

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Come come, Mr Bond

Surely you have heard of my Orbital Numbness Calculatron ?

I bid you Adieu...

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Whilst feeling accused

all the way through it.

You wouldn't steal a car...

No. It has a fecking alarm and, when I steal it I permanently deprive the owner of it. Which, incidentally, IS the definition of 'steal', isn't it ? Learn to speak honest English, too, you mendacious manipulative, greedy bastards.

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Apple bans iPhone 3G patch omission talk from forum

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No only

but also ...

assholes do it too

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Gmail auto sorts bulk mail, notifications, forum messages

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Yeah but

Where's the Automatically_Mark_as_spam_and_hide_everything_in_russian filter?

Huh? HUH?

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Lady Gaga puts the squeeze on breast milk ice cream

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Joke

I'm sure potentially

That in the correct circumstances you actually could catch most of that from lady gaga too.

Maybe a trademark suit is warranted after all.

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Queen

Did some work at EMI years ago. Remember some middle-manager guy walking through the office talking to someone saying of higher management 'They're shitting themselves. Queen management are all over this.'

So yes, maybe a good shoeing from proper big boys would make her shut her pointless piehole.

Vapid Twat [homage to earlier posting]

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Neighbourhood watchers in Reading get speedguns

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Dear concerned speedgun-toting neighbour

We all know where you live. Of course we do.

You're a f**king neighbour you moron.

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Thank you!

I guess having 'Wanker' shouted at you MIGHT sound a bit like that...

"Thank you! I had no idea I was doing 30.06MPH! You live at number 37, you say? Gosh, you know I heard there'd been an outbreak of arson recently and they've still not caught the culprit. I hope you're insured..."

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Feds charge 10 with running Nigerian 419 scam

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OMFG!

Not my dear trusted friend Claudio Uche Dibe ???

And so forth...

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NEC goes out on a limb with arm-tap gadget control

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Joke

Forget Rock Band...

Arm Band, anyone???

>:oD

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Clear Channel turns digital billboards into 'store fronts'

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What an absolutely fantastic

reason to avoid buying an NFC phone

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Launcher Pro

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I saw 'Landscape home page'

And immediately installed it.

If the fecking thing expires and jiggers the phone I *will* give the dev a day from hell, though.

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Captain Kirk hails space shuttle Discovery

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Eh?

Fair winds & Following Seas ???

Not Fair Seas & Following Winds?

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NASA's Glory climate-data sat crashes into Pacific on launch

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Perhaps but

I don't think Denialists actually have any problem with real hard verifiable facts.

It's just that there's so few of them where 'man made climate change' is concerned.

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successful orbital insertion

FNARRR!

'I think he's attempting re-entry, Sir' - Q, Moonraker(?)

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Perhaps

The launch guy held the controller the wrong way.

Does anyone know if Apple made it?

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Twitter terminates Steve Jobs parodist

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Just like

Julian Assange(tm)

Trademark Infringement!

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Charlie Sheen explodes onto Twitter

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Alien

That's Charlie Sheen these days?

Honestly, I thought it was Russ Abott!

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Apple T&C upsets philanthropic developers

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By golly you're right

And presumably they'd get the opportunity to charge a 30% administration fee on the amount prior to sending it along to the needy.

Missed opportunity to profit!

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Julian Assange™ applies to trademark himself

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It's too similar

To the trademark Ass-Angel (tm)

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Euro court slaps down insurers over gender risks

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If insurance WERE about risk assessment

Then your premium wouldn't go up cos someone in a different county was hit by an uninsured Polish driver. Would it?

Insurance Co's do NOT have your best interests at heart. They have shareholders.

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Phone seller pre-peddles white iPhone 4 for UNDER A GRAND!

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LMAO

And this is without a SIM, right? i.e. you got operator bills on top? No doubt plenty of halfwits will buy this.

Makes my 18-mo £34 quid a month HTC Desire HD contract look positively bargain basement. Even if I bought it a 32GB memory card.

That's £612 for the phone over 18 months. Oh and ALL calls (except 0845, etc), every text and all data, too. If someone can prove to El Reg they bought one of these off Expansys then they should get a special award.

(Special as in special needs, that is)

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You!

You used to be in my Physics class didn't you!

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Thunderbolt: A new way to hack Macs

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Will you also build my website?

Hey Elmer -

I have a copy of the website here which my 12-year-old nephew has made in Word and he says it's very easy for you to turn it into a secure ecommerce-enabled multilingual site.

I can't pay you but I will tell everyone you did this and you will make lots of money from it

Thanks.

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London Stock Exchange floored, again

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lpt0 is on fire

Two major banks and the LSE.

Surely I'm not the first to spot a suspicious coincidence?

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Apple shareholders nix disclosure of Jobs succession plan

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Is easy...

You become a shareholder with the intention of profiting

Everything you vote for is to increase your chance to profit

Therefore if plans were disclosed the expectation is to lose money not make it

Therefore the plans, or lack of, will cause the stock to tank

Therefore the stock should tank anyway.

Sell Sell Sell.

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Former Microsoft exec barred from taking job at Salesforce

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Come and work for Salesforce Europe then

And hire Kneelie Kroes (sp?) for your lawyer, I'm sure she could work up a huge anti-competition fine for MS on this basis, bless her.

In the meantime I guess the guy has no job? I mean, you'd not want to stay with MS would you, even if they let you.

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Voyeurs invited to watch space truck dock

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But...

will we be able to buy the illustrated book from Waterstones ?

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Conviction overturned for abuse images bought from bookshop

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His name's already released

So release the names of the coppers, too....

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Court OK's Assange Sweden extradition, given 7 days to appeal

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I thought he had to be charged?

Apparently not...

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Apple 'outstrips' all brands at box office

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HTC / Android

Fringe

That is all :oD

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Eight years for ID fraudster

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From the desk of Olajumoke Ademuyiwa

Dear trusted friend,

We are being experiencing legal troubles in sending your $4,000,000 remunerations to your banking address.

Please send fraud lawyers as urgency to expedite your swift payments

Trust in God we shall prevail

Your trusted friends

Olaide Taiwo and Olajumoke Ademuyiwa

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Apple plots iPad 2 production reduction

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Oh I'm quite sure

they know how they screw people over.

And how much money it makes them.

Perhaps they reduced volumes because their CUSTOMERS starting noticing how they get screwed over and projected demand slipped.

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Facebook reviews smut policy after slave site uprising

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Pint

might be pulled at a moment’s notice

Fnaarrrr

That is all.

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Westboro Baptist Church taunts Anonymous over supposed attack plan

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Bring it on

Sounds like they just gave their permission for 3rd party penetration testing to me. No point being a crybaby when you go offline when you literally asked for it.

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Unprecedented domain seizure shutters 84,000 sites

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Coat

Right to bare arms

*Rolls sleeves up...*

OK, I get my coat

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