This guy is turning out to be a nightmare - I wonder who his 'friends' are.
2406 posts • joined 8 Sep 2007
Re: I think it's more of a case of
You show people that we are idiots, we'll take your stuff.
Typical playground bully behaviour.
Re: If a political party could choose a programming language...
Good one. As well as an upvote, Have one of these ^
Re: Half an hour to wait for a platform
What's worse is that after that half hour wait three will arrive at the same time!
Re: re - Perhaps when your brain ..before the conscious mind can intervene.
looking around today, it seems society doesn't work!
Form what I've heard, you could be forgiven for thinking the Post Office is deliberately trying to discourage anyone for running a post office.
These should be banned on health and safety grounds.
In a sudden thunderstorm the safest place you can be is right in the centre of a conventional pylons feet. The new ones would be the worst place to be.
I come here to bury politics, not to praise it!
I would say I've no sympathy for the organisations that get scammed, but the bottom line is that it's us that eventually have to foot the bill.
Must be getting old. Didn't find anything about this exciting.
What a disaster
... if even the cops and spooks aren't interested!
Re: If it ain't broke...
I am well aware that the title bar is still there. I don't see how that in any way invalidates my observation of what appears to be the current trend.
Therefore, if my comment was pointless, then surely yours is even more so.
If it ain't broke...
The version available from debian wheezy is fine for me. I want to work on stuff, not admire how pretty the frills are. Oh, and I want a title bar. It seems all the 'improvements' are backward steps.
Famous Last Words
We need to cut maintenance costs, so we might as well seal that entrance - We're never going to need it.
It's been a few years since I visited (Tony was still around). I absolutely must get there again this year.
That's a relief!
I was worried there for a while. Fortunately ARM can now carry on developing new ideas with out the ball & chain of Microsoft's 'requirements'.
I've (almost) achieved the joyous state of never really needing to know the time. I haven't actually worn a watch for several years. As an experiment, I'm even leaving the central heating timer on GMT this year. It hardly ever comes on in the summer anyway.
I think all of these could be summed up as Bring Your Own Disaster!
I'm also puzzled at who these are targetted at. Having used a variety of projectors in the past, I know that just projecting onto a whith-ish surface is rarely good enough, so the value of the extreme portability is moot. Certainly they will in no way compete with modern flat screen displays, not on clarity, brightness, or resolution.
Re: Wunch (you know the rest)
Have you seen the tailspin most people go into when they realise they've lost their phone?
Quite typically they'll be in a supermarket and decide to ring home to check on what's needed. In their agitated state, are they then going to tap up a complete stranger and ask to use their phone to ring the bank? Then, I guess they'll need to find someone with the same bank 'cos guess where they stored the number (along with all sorts of things that really should not be on such an insecure item).
When most people's idea of a 'mobile' phone was the one in the big red box on the street corner nobody was particularly dependent on them, but now many can't function rationally at all without them.
Wunch (you know the rest)
I like the bit about calling the bank if your phone is lost or stolen...
To the miserable git
Please don't visit my website. It's full of 'unnecessary' stuff.
Oh, and it now proudly displays its clacks.
Also, by doing this they are effectively UPvoting everyone, because as soon as you realise it's happening you start subconsciously subtracting 1 from all downvotes.
... and because I can't have two icons, I'll just have to have two posts!
I can't think of a better tribute.
Am I missing out?
I don't have a smart anything, but somehow seem to survive.
I've even got a bit of money in the bank.
In order to stagger the RAID array's failures wouldn't it make sense to use a mixture of drives of different makes and slightly different actual capacities?
... as long as you don't have to use a 'special' Windows-only application to program it.
"He had a wonderful grasp of the human condition and the human mind, and I think the appropriate reaction for me is to go and read one of his books again."
THIS is what I was thinking around, but couldn't quite find the words for.
Also, his books are a way you can laugh at yourself without being embarrassed by your own failings.
Has the entire world gone stark, staring mad?
When I don't want to be contacted I'm somewhere there is no phone service (or any other tech).
I wonder what the people who own/manage/run the site look like.
Re: Bah! (two bites of the cherry?)
If that's what the mummy's cures can do, I really don't want to know about its curse!
Thank goodness you were all only 'illed'. That bastard could have murdered you all!
While I don't think this idea will get very far, it does at least have a chance of getting people thinking about the subject - something that there is far too little of.
Also, the more times the subject gets mentioned, the more chance that Joe Public will realise there is a problem.
Can't seem to find any information about the contest without first handing over quite a bit of detailed information.
Not so impressive
A few years ago, in a moment of boredom my sister used google earth to look at my house, then sent me the screengrab. I was quite surprised that it even showed the pathetic awning thingy over the back door - at only 950mm x 750mm. I was especially impressed considering it had been 'edited' by a winter storm a couple of years beforehand.
I like to imagine that some evil google machine is totally locked up trying to work out why a major commercial electrical contractor was investigating a domestic location over 80 miles away :)
Sack the programmer!
He used shorts when he should have used longs.
Intelligent, measured response.
Clearly he could never be a politician then.
I'm so (not) surprised
Never mind 'Who watches the watchers?', how about 'Who manages the managers?'
If you ever wondered why there wasn't an off switch that physically disconnects the battery, wonder no more.
Very sad news...
but a good innings, and a good well filled life. What more could one ask?
Re: The good news is....
They're working on it.
Indeed so. Unfortunately this has to keep being repeated because - goldfish memory span.
It's all Basil's fault
It was from him I learned to tell excrutiatingly bad jokes. Sometimes five and five back to back, hoping to impress my family and friends.
No pun in ten did :(
Indeed so, but unfortunately Joe Public probably has no understanding of what the problem is... even if (s)he's been made aware of it.
Nobody had come out with "WhatsUp WhatsApp?"
In other news...
The painting in the kitchen is finished.
I had a nice walk in the sunshine this afternoon.
My coding project is humming along sweetly this evening.