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99 posts • joined 2 Nov 2007
LOTR was anything but dumb.
I know you think you're clever, but using the pound sign (#) at the end of a URL simply means that you are pointing to a named anchor within the HTML page at the particular URL. It is an entirely different example to changing the actual URL.
I got two mails, one traditional 419 email from a mr. Alien Smith and one claiming I had won a scholarship to the International Space University. Coincidence...?
The movies were 2.5 hours long already. I think Jackson did the best book adaptation ever. Except maybe for Narnia.
The Hobbit sounds like a reasonable idea to me. But The Silmarillion has so much more potential for epic battles and gorgeous scenery, which was what made the films successful in any case. The Hobbit is more a children's story and the only way I'd go see it is if they gave Tom Bombadil a lot of screen time. <NerdRant>
Look, if it was your country's prime minister making those statements, it's one thing, but if you are insulted by a group of guys who are PAID to be rude and off-colour, then you should probably just recognise it for what it is.
Also read up on the New Zealand Kea. Smartest bird I've ever seen.
Why would the teacher need to use her own VCR? Doesn't the school have the necessary equipment?
What I find slightly amusing is that Betamax got canned in favour of the lower quality VHS because the porn industry endorsed Betamax.
I'd pay big money to watch patent lawyers try to persaude North Korea to allow their heads and bodies to catch the same flight home.
...When it would have been much more entertaining for everyone if they picked a fight with their Northern neighbours.
You sir, are an ignoramus!
Also, I would LOVE to see what your definition of "significant percentage" is.
probably because those "scenes of humour" were supposed to be serious.
If The Simpsons has been running for around 20 years, and Bart was 10 years old and Lisa 11 at the start of series 1, wouldn't that make them both consenting adults by now, seeing as they are roughly 30 years of age?
Aside from that, I don't know what's worse: being sent to jail for something as stupid as Simpsons Porn, or knowing that there is someone so tight-arsed that they actually decided to turn someone over the police for lewd drawings of said cartoon characters.
I'm surprised no one in Oz has been sent to jail for possessing Hentai... which is curious.
I also find it amusing, especially since the West is itself slowly turning into socialist police states.
then the natives went all gaya-f@g and I almost threw up. I swear I almost got up and left when they started dancing around the giant tree. Otherwise, I quite enjoyed it (must admit that it was my first 3D movie).
I just hope that whoever survives the resonance cascade will at least have a crowbar and an HEV-mach 1 suit handy, otherwise the inhabitants of Xen will enslave us all.
This is like finding an empty swing on the playground and claiming you have struck a blow for socialism.
I read Tyne and Wear as "Wear and Tear".
In my experience of university, such things usually come about because the lady is known to be of loose morals. The skirt was probably just the final straw?
... that I'd live to see something this awesome come out of South Africa.
I'd throw one out there and say that it is what Longhorn should have been.
I always thought the VB100 standard was a program longer than 100 lines written in VB that would compile.
I think I'll just wait for the free pirate copies to show up. ('tis a joke, gov'ner)
I work in the multi-channel publishing business and I can tell you from first-hand experience that discrepancies that arise between MSOffice products and OO0, especially those in their XML-based files (.docx, .xlsx, etc) are usually because MSOffice is more fault tolerant than OOo. Whether this is good or bad is up for debate. Personally, I think that working around bugs you have introduced on the first place is EXTREMELY bad practice. A simple example would be MSWord disregarding its own Schema rules when you decide get creative with the layout. OOo Writer then has to try and make sense of something that is not defined in the .docx XSD, and therefore cannot address satisfactorily because it would mean having to deviate from the "standard" yourself.
You DO know of course that PH is an A-cup?
I can see Woody Allen directing this one.
...like Half Life, Crysis, Bioshock, Starcraft, etc.
Are you SURE you want to label the 914 as a sports car?
Yes, and on the same note, the Church of $cientology is a recognized non-profit organization.
I visited this one site and it said I was the 100 000 000th user and that I have won $10000!
Good job on destroying this woman's life. I'm glad I wasn't granted residence in the US. I have finally realised that they are as far removed from reality as everyone has been saying.
... for the supplied illustration that if if you selected option (4), you would also be correct, seeing as if you tug too hard on the highlighted appendage, your kidneys are pulled down into this area.
Imagine trying to rip a 9TB movie. to your harddrive.
HTML kicks C++'s ass.
Why don't we just all whip out our penises (penii?) and see who the real men are once and for all?
...to delve into the internals of this system and replace the WAV file with one containing expletives. The one with the organic hemp C-precompiler woven into the lining.
... just last week I saw one investing a large sum of money in General Motors stock.
"Does copying any type of media actually constitute violence?"
only if you use shoddy equipment.
[Just watch "Ironman" for an example of what defense contractors are all about.]
With such a firm grasp of reality, it is only natural that you would vote for Obama.
The man had a Stiffy. Old tech, but still. Shame if it was only 3.5"
"I don't expect that Internet Explorer Mobile has any significant market share, but unlike it's desktop equivalent, there's simply no upgrade path available."
Opera or Opera Mini are great browsers for mobile phones. So will Minimo be when it finally gets unleashed on the world.
... is kinda like when the guy in the cubicle next to your's lets out a silent one just as you have a yawn.
Fire Icon because, well you'd have had to be in the army to appreciate this one.
Microsoft's #1 problem IMHO is that their operating systems are too user friendly. This is certainly good for sales, but sucks when it comes to security. This is unfortunately necessary because your grandma hasn't the slightest idea what the difference between an OLEDB connection and a recycle bin is. So now they have to find increasingly more intricate ways of keeping script kiddies out of her email, while at the same time allowing her to delete her [win32] folder, if she wishes.
Maybe they should try to imitate Ubuntu a bit more in this regard: you get to do almost anything you want in the realm of casual users, but things you aren't supposed to touch is hidden behind a root password.
...that they don't serve asparagus or beetroot on the ISS. Although mix-a-drink should be compulsory.
As in [E]vil [S]inister [P]lot?
Please remove the friggin' ribbon thingy and give me back my main menu.