536 posts • joined 17 Apr 2007
Thank you for holding the readership in such high regard.
"With age comes wisdom. And skill."
With the little blue pill.
"Speak for yourself. Mine is worth over £100 an hour. Plus VAT."
I never knew that writing bad poetry paid so well.
"The 5 1/4" power connector you cannot connect it the wrong way"
Yes you can as I actually managed it on a Wangtek streamer.
"Investors are not dumb"
The years 2000/2 and 2007/8 contradict that statement on an epic scale.
Don't know why you got down voted.
My dad was an engine fitter in The R.A.F. during WWII, serving in North Africa and Italy.
Told me he spent a lot of time straightening Spitfire propeller blades due to them tipping into the ground.
"now is being abused"
Now? I think you'll find that it has been abused since its creation.
when they start using Magic Missile.
What exactly are they banning?
"Windows lusers are nothing like me!!"
Correct, this windows user doesn't resort to infantile name calling.
"Just gotta decide which DVD version of the original I'm gonna watch again beforehand."
The Final Cut.
Hasn't The U.S.A. been at war with somebody or other for the last 50 years?
I've seen the light.
Would that be the ones in the nearby Houses of Parliament?
After viewing all the images the whole planet looks like one huge storm.
I rarely if ever use the word "awesome" but it is fitting here I think.
Death of the desktop PC
"Paperless office" and "Year of linux on the desktop".
"Glad were out of the shit."
Actually, we're still in it. The EU that is.
what this thread would have been like if they had used DONG instead of BONG.
“not reflect the high standards we expect.”
This is Capita.
"lack of scroll wheel zoom"
Works for me in Pale Moon.
I should read all the comments before posting, though mine is a UK translation. :)
You put your head between your legs and kiss your arse goodbye.
Can anyone tell me what constraints there are on Executive Orders?
Aha, it must be down to the Treens.
Having recently had to do a fresh windows 7 install I can assure you that windows update churns away for hours just looking for updates.
After approx 12 hours and still no result I gave up and used WSUS Offline.
Sod windows update.
"But the Express, used to be an OK paper"
That was from the 1970's
That would be the alternate version by Freda Pain. :)
Don't know if this is connected but EE is offline at this time.
"should build up our navy, airforce and army using ONLY British built products"
Built by BAE.
"Government representation on the board, they could have prevent self-serving nonsense like this."
And replaced it with their own self-serving nonsense.
"I want to know what to avoid"
It would appear the simple answer to this is Windows.
"Well, they are called Allen keys for a start..."
That's actually a trademark and its use is discouraged if not made by them.
"How this will pan out after article 50 is invoked is in "God only knows" territory"
I think that applies to just about everything.
Certainly did with expenses.
"clouds of vapour out of vehicles during rush-hours"
Isn't that carbon monoxide?
and have come to the conclusion that just about every crime against the freedoms of the British public will originate from here:
"Not to mention the crap update and 'enhancement' bloatware that comes with them"
Custom install can sort that for you, on nvidia that is.
138,000 devices and one daughter.
I thought the really dangerous ones like the Redback and Funnel-web are quite small?
"Halve the exercise period one whiskey IN one coffee :-)"
"25 years ago everything was incredibly expensive"
There FTFY :)
"What else, did I miss any?"
"Once you've got a decent amount of applications installed, it soon became a mess"
You can manually customise to tidy it up and suit yourself.
Well up until 7, can't speak for any after that.
Don't know who down voted you but have an up vote as I thought it was awful after the birth of my youngest daughter. The 2am breast pump malarkey can be rather amusing.
"A couple of FOI requests can make for very interesting responses."
Denial of request on the grounds of "commercial confidentiality" is probably the only response you will get.
"in the UK there are no 20 amp domestic supplies"
I think you'll find that UK domestic ring circuits are rated up to approx 30 amps.
"but they all go into politics wanting to better the world"
You forgot the joke alert icon.
Now you know what the BOOTNOTES section is all about.
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