A Journalist Who Just Happened To Find This Interesting
So El Reg is now employing the services of a DM journalist and that's an oxymoron if ever there was one.
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So El Reg is now employing the services of a DM journalist and that's an oxymoron if ever there was one.
<sarcasm>Bugger me, I hadn't thought of that</sarcasm>
As I said, they'd need a hell of a lot more than 1000 fake profiles to be more than a drop in the ocean. When many others come forward I might start believing her.
Probably is a big word here and made me laugh. Also don't think it's only dumb-ass startups, which after 15 years AM isn't, wouldn't be so careful.
Probably a non-story. With a combined attached/single female seeking male figure of over 4 million they'd have to create a hell of a lot more than 1000 fake female profiles for her story to be believable, I suspect she's out for some attention and money
>apart from www.google.com and the register obviously)
Err, google? What's that then? I'll have to go look it up.
@YARR have an upvote. It's probably going to be a lonely one.
Sounds like most commentards here would approve of having open plan prisons and just let them beat the hell out of each other.
Aren't you clever with your snide churlish remarks. I'm deeply upset, or maybe not.
Anyway back on topic. Where did I say I have issues with anybody selling their bodies? Take your time and look closely I'm sure you´ll be busy for quite a while because it isn't there. However displeasant you find any particular group does not make it open season for criminal activity towards them. If you condone these women then you are condoning any illegal act by one criminal towards another (the Krays would have loved you) and are well on the way to being a rabid DM style vigilante.
Pure semantics. What you consider criminal behaviour and what is law are two different things, get over it.
As far as I recall Sutcliffe didn't rape nor torture people he killed prostitutes, or at least in the beginning those he thought to be. The analogy which seems to have flown over your head is the apparent justification of one criminal (sutcliffe, these women) committing a criminal act against another (prostitutes, ISIS).
Internet cafe, public library, hospital wi-fi?, Hey but what the hell, they're all probably the same colour anyway so what's wrong with a bit of collateral damage?
So basically you're saying it's OK to scam people or groups you don't like. They weren't doing good, they were committing a crime, the target is irrelevant. It's only a short step away from this to claiming Peter Sutcliffe was doing some good.
>Well that's going to be really, really easy to track down and prosecute
I think you've missed the point somewhat. The perp will be up to 4Kms away from the source and with the audio feature will know if the device has been found so can leg it even further away. Also with the possible sefl-destruct capability they won't be too bothered about the source being found. The only thing they'll be able to prosecute is a useless pile of electronics.
@Roq D. Kasba - What's your point. This is explained in the Ghostery options and is opt-in.
El Reg is has a zero carbon footprint. It is powered by the hot air of its readership.
Wow, that really was sarcasm. Couldn't see any humour though.
Alister I was going to say this in reply to your original question, if you can't handle the concept of a smidge I don't think you should be in the kitchen.
And as for a large onion, there is no such thing as a large onion, only the biggest you happen to have at hand. I had an uncle who grew onions in his allotment anything under 6 inches was small everything else was just an onion.
A smidge is just enough for what you need it for depending on personal taste and as such cannot be quantified as an absolute.
Try looking it up in a dictionary. It is sometimes qualified with "especially for political..." but that is not to say exclusively. If a mugger or rapist is known to be operating in a certain neighbourhood doesn't that instill an amount of terror in the local residents. The word is not being used lightly it is being used correctly but you're blinkered by what you think a terrorist should be or look like.
Terrorism - the use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce
Seems a reasonable use of the word to me.
Pink blancmange with hundreds and thousands. Honestly, you've made me drool.
I loved school dinners and in my old school woe betide anybody who didn't(*). Spam fritters, tapioca, semolina, stodgy puddings and even stodgier custard, fantastic memories.
(*)The rule was you could only get seconds if the entire table had clean plates. It would have been too easy to finish off someone elses plate (unless it was mucky Harrison's nobody would go anywhere near anything he'd touched) and kids being kids it was a choice of eating up or a possible beating during afternoon playtime. And don't go on a about bullying because what went around came around and everybody got their fair share.
Not so much memory as exposure. The readers of the magazine have probably never heard of Arthur Daley, the previously mentioned Norman Stanley Fletcher, nor Reggie Perrin, Corporal Jones, BSM Williams or Beryl and Sandra all of whom provided hours of entertaiment for those of us of more mature years. The only two to span time so to speak are Doctor Who and Sherlock Holmes. My DW and SH will not be the same as those who completed the survey.
>which one you think it is?
Having been born and raised within spitting distance of Cleckheaton I don't think, I know which it is.
Only one way to dispose of spiders, magnifying glass. Although in Cleckheaton that might take some time.
If that's a cue for tins of spam jokes then I'm dry, you'll have to have all jokes without spam. Without spam? Urgh....
And if you want to be exotic
Crisp and banana sandwich
Actually this is a rather sad post as I usually put HP sauce on the crisps and it reminds me that I'm down to my last bottle of UK made HP.
On a brighter note, there's really no need for an article on how to make a sandwich so how about a compilation of 5-minute neck fillers.
If you want to claim to have actually cooked something do as my wife does and stir an egg in.
Title says it all as a starting point, throw in some potatoes, chilies, whatever and you get a full meal.
Only one thing to be careful of, make sure you open the tin of corned beef before you go out otherwise you might wake up with a few fingers missing.
So you are going to send profanities to someone for the sake of it? I doubt it, you send them with intent. However if you think you can go about saying whatever you want with impunity try swearing on a street in the UK but don't be suprised if you find yourself in a police cell.
As for insulting the monarchy, don't do it in some European countries otherwise you will also find yourself in a police cell.
Think the US is any better, try defiling, defacing, insulting or even satirizing the US flag and see where it could lead you. HTH can you insult a flag? Tell it its mama's so ugly she could be a stunt double for Le Drapeau Tricolore.
As I pointed out elsewhere those who live in glass houses shouldn't throw bricks.
> then a new law was introduced, and he was retroactively found guilty under it. This is backward, both ethically and temporally.
Have you read the article or any of the links. He faces a retrial, he has not been found guilty of a further crime.
If you want ethically backward try this http://www.theguardian.com/society/2013/mar/15/dwp-law-change-jobseekers-poundlan The bill was passed into law shortly afterwards,
No, he was found guilty. A decision which was upheld twice. He won his appeal third time round.
You don't know the content of the message. Don't forget what happened when someone made a one off, off the cuff comment about Doncaster airport. The people making comments about the UAE being backward seem to be throwing bricks in a glass house.
Abusing a co-worker is not freedom of speech.
And therein lies the problem with the British justice system. It is used to prove you guilty and if they have evidence to show otherwise they'd rather you didn't know about it and ignore it, let alone let you have access to it.
Funny that because I've generally found the same to be true about people who take generalisations as absolute.
>But it looks as if they will find themselves
Nah, that's again typical protect the prima dona blustering. They can't deny the evidence so mount a counter claim to try to frighten them. Just add it to the list of abusive behaviour.
Put them in a position of power and they make plastic plods look submissive. Most of them think you're a personal belonging which can be ordered about without question and the sad part is usually the employees put up with it. Good to see some of them fighting back.
You don't think they know already? Why do you think most of the statements they release are indoors in front of a white sheet? The bloke who posted the selfie was just an idiot.
I have five users on this PC and we all use the same skype account. Keep history is set to no for all the users. If I skype from user1 and send a text message, as expected on closing the text is deleted. However if I log on to user2 the message is still there. HTF do they do that? Microsoft must be keeping the messages on their servers. Each user has to then delete the history manually.
Then there's the other way around where they get an English word and stick a Spanish suffix on it such as testeado.
>more than once I've wanted to run one or two of the cyclist buggers down
Ah, but cars aren't allowed on the pavement.
Stood naked and surrounded by policewomen in uniform. Not a good idea. Actually it's a pretty damn good idea but not for this event.
>just flick some sort of mental switch
Think of Joanna Lumley, works every time. Oh bugger, that's me stuck behind my desk for the rest of the morning.
>the type of case they request comms data for
It's when they can't prove the initial charge you were detained for, never being wrong nor wanting to back down they go trawling for anything to stick on you.
>If it goes a bit Pete Tong we fall back on the strategy of getting the Russians involved, as they have more soldiers than anyone else has bullets.
Fall back? You have your chronology wrong. The Russians were our allies six monthes before the Americans got involved, they were also a hell of a lot more help in as much as they actually did some fighting.
>Now the population is only protected by perverts with bad attitudes.
While we have professional politicians who have never done a days real work in their life and beat off over expense forms. At least in China they execute corrupt officials, I think I'll move there.
>the glitzy motor racing contest's official mobile app, which spews out inaccurate driver information
That explains what happened to Hamilton. Mercedes were using this app.
Oh what a gay day, I've got me pinny on already and topically if I were that way inclined, once got, I could marry him as well.
Here's mine. Experience, you should try it some time, it's a lot better than reading about the theory.
Ah, warranty. I think you'll find consumer protection in the UK is far greater than anything you'd find in most other countries.
Cartels are for price fixing, they rarely do this to benefit the consumer.