* Posts by Scott

30 posts • joined 29 Nov 2007

Danger Mouse seems to want fans to pirate his blocked release

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Heart

@AC, 12:25

BT is all very well, but I picked up the DVDs from Tescos for under 7 quid in 2001...

;)

the kids love 'em.

Facebook eliminates parts of Wales

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nice....

"Facebook eliminates parts of Wales

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Darth Vader tops movie misquote poll

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@Metalattakk

nice Bottom quote there ;)

Drunk sorority girls quaff booze 'to impress boys'

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Paris Hilton

@tweell

mating of the brunette: "good, that blond bitch has gone home"

NZ unleashes sonic Manilow weapon

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Joke

....should be Dueling Banjos...

.... given that the entire South Island is Deliverance country.

New Windows virus attacks PHP, HTML, and ASP scripts

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Boffin

@ AC (08:21 GMT)

.... it might be 3am in your part of the world, but it would have been 3pm in mine.....

Beeb borrows copyrighted Flickr image

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Pirate

@Ian

so if you leave your front door unlocked (ie required no authorisation/authentication, then I can walk in and help myself to your stuff?

cheers, mate!

Oz net censorship apparatus to target BitTorrent

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@shay mclachlan

yeah, we're great.... we only have this piece of legislation to contend with:

"Guilt Upon Accusation" laws... http://creativefreedom.org.nz/

Santa booted from iPhone app store

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Alien

Miss 9

My 9 y.o. step daughter was asked last weekend what her fav Xmas song was..... and the Grandma homicide tale was at the top of the list.

Aussie government to rig filter testing

Scott
Boffin

It's not all beer and skittles in The Land of the Long White Cloud

try this piece of new legislation:

http://wikileaks.org/wiki/Secret_IP_pact_involving_NZ_draws_US_lawsuits

Social workers sacked over Gary Glitter email

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but

they took the photoshop of GG coming in thru customs/border control, and added their OWN children at risk images over the top.....

bit fucking borderline IMO

'You can't use Google' - EU Parliament

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Boffin

amanfromMars

.... I understood 100% of his post..... :eep:

Aussies: Eat roos, save the planet

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Dead Vulture

Roo

I had a roo burger last time I was in Aussie.... bloody nice, mate! Similar to venison IMO.

Icon, 'cos that's what is next :D

Homer Simpson's email address hacked

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Letters in phone numbers

pretty common in NZ..... especially for 0800 (toll free) numbers.

Time Warner gives America metered internet

Scott
Pirate

meh

down here in the arse end of the internet (NZ) we've always had data caps - either as described in the article for cable plans, or more commonly for DSL having your speed cut down to dialup speeds when you go over your cap.

I wouldn't have thought this would take off in a country that has almost unlimited choice and so customers will just change to a provider that still offers all-you-can-eat plans.

icon, cos it's obvious what the 5% are doing :D

How to destroy 60 hard drives an hour

Scott
Boffin

eleven and a half grand?!?!?!?!?!?

When a hammerdrill + a bench vice = ~$100-150 (if that)

OK - might take slightly longer than a minute per drive, but at that price you could buy two, and hire two monkeys.... err.. I mean students to do it.

Not Paris, 'cos I wouldn't want to drill her, even for $11,500

BOFH: Impatience

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Boffin

@Chris Peschke

nice! ;)

cheers

Scott

@under bootnotes

at least this episode showed up in my RSS reader...... unlike every other episode.

Unpatched RealPlayer bug paves way for drive-by downloads

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Alert

RealPlayer?

People still use that bloated piece of crap?

Has your shifty foreign neighbour got 16 mobes?

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Flame

"mobes"

5 hours for someone to comment on that?!?!?!?!

Malaysian woman jailed for worshipping teapot

Scott
Coat

IT Angle......?

.... the teapot is obviously left over from the 2-mile high statue of Arthur Dent.....

Quake rocks Britain

Scott

I thought I did put in a title

try living in NZ - 4.9 wouldn't've even been noticed ;)

Google mounts Chewbacca defense in EU privacy debate

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@Solomon Grundy

The reason the R I Ass. A can 'track' you is when you get assigned an IP address it's time/date stamped in a log.... along with a bunch of other useful info.....

So they say at time/date blah, this IP address STOLE OUR MUSIC!!!! and then go to the ISP and see that at time that little.old.granny@isp.com was connected with that IP address...

Oz teen elephant pregnancy sparks protests

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Coat

She'd be....

....legal in Paraguay, then

ok, ok - I'm going

Online advertiser pays $200,000 for deceptive claims

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Flame

@Chad

I suppose you sit thru the ads on TV as well...... :rolleyes:

Microsoft preempts Hyper-V release with virtualization vision

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Gates Horns

Calista

.... still a long way to go to beat VDI + a Wyse terminal

Sir Edmund Hillary dies at 88

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Heart

RIP

Rest In Peace, Sir Ed.

We all look up to you...

as for who was first: I remember learning about the Everest conquest in school and it was always "Ed and Tenzing"..... together.

Heavily armed cops raid IM chat

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Coat

re: hmmmm.....

"assault with an assault weapon by proxy".... it was probably an unpatched WPAD proxy ;)

CompUSA goes titsup

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Coat

its MS' fault

http://www.edbrill.com/ebrill/edbrill.nsf/dx/then-and-now...

migrating from Notes -> Exchange and then being forced to run two messaging systems can't have been good

US Army plans robot planes operated by non-pilots

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Happy

@Mike Richards

"The Running Man" ????

(The book rather than the movie, of course!)

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