* Posts by Winkypop

4227 posts • joined 21 Oct 2008

Australia's new insta-pay scheme has insta-lookup of any user's phone number

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I prefer to delete the email and THEN laugh.

But each to their own.

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Sorry, Elon, your Tesla roadster won't orbit for billions of years

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Crash into Venus you say!

Seems that Ralph Nader was right.

Unsafe at any speed.

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NASA budget shock: Climate studies? GTFO. We're making the Moon great again, says Trump

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Re: Fools never learn

2/10

Why so generous?

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Send Trump to the Moon

100% guaranteed to find NONE of the pesky Climate Change stuff there.

Hold your breath Donny!

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nbn™ scoreboard: our new way to look at Australia's national broadband network

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NBN cabinet installed in next street to us!

I suspect it's empty, but WHOOOOO it sure looks nice and shiny.

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Still not on Windows 10? Fine, sighs Microsoft, here are its antivirus tools for Windows 7, 8.1

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For Sale: In the Fort Clark, North Dakota area

Free blankets!!

Surplus direct from the military smallpox infirmary in St. Louis.

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Assange fails to make skipped bail arrest warrant vanish

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I feel sorry for the guy!

Naaah.....

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Re: Ian Michael Gumby A Flagrant Rotten Denial of Justice and a Blot in the UKGBNI Landscape

Re: "Assange created his own mess. Now he has to live with it."

Should have worn that condom.

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Of course a mystery website attacking city-run broadband was run by an ISP. Of course

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Very Trump-ish

Stupidity mixed with immorality, coated with a false sense of ability...

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MY GOD, IT'S FULL OF CARS: SpaceX parks a Tesla in orbit (just don't mention the barge)

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Alien

Car update

Apparently someone has already stolen the wheels....

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A Hughes failure: Flat Earther rocketeer can't get it up yet again

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Never argue with a flat earther

You will end up in a ball.

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Re: "Curvature" proves nuthin!

Obvious troll is obvious!

Flat wrong.

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No Windows 10, no Office 2019, says Microsoft

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Fine

Take your orifice and shove it.

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Are you taking the peacock? United Airlines deny flight to 'emotional support' bird

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Gavin the Cassowary

Will be very disappointed!

Cassowary

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Nork hackers exploit Flash bug to pwn South Koreans. And Adobe will deal with it next week

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Nike - Just do it

Flash - Just don't do it

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FYI: That Hawaii missile alert was no UI blunder. Someone really thought the islands were toast

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Portable air raid shelter

Method: Place your head between your legs and kiss your arse goodbye.

On an aircraft, it's what's known as the Extreme Brace Position.

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To hack Australia and learn its secrets, buy second-hand furniture

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"Beware of the Leopard."

......a locked filing cabinet stuck in a disused lavatory with a sign on the door saying 'Beware of the Leopard.”

Obviously not.

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'Bitcoin heist' shock: Cops seek 4 for aggravated burglary in Midsomer Murders town

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Midsomer Murders town

Is there anyone left alive?

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Crooks make US ATMs spew million-plus bucks in 'jackpotting' hacks

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Physical access

Now there's ya problem!

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UK's iconic Jodrell Bank Observatory nominated as World Heritage Site

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To infinity and beyond!

Jodrell Bank is awesome.

Well worth a day out in the countryside.

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PACK YOUR BAGS! Two Trappist-1 planets have watery oceans, most likely to be inhabitable

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39 light years from our home world

And yet, there will already be black, red, and gold towels laid out by the best pools!

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UK competition watchdog: Fox's takeover of Sky 'not in public interest'

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Murdoch's one redeeming feature

He thinks Trump is a f*cking idiot.

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OK, who had 'Montana' in the net neutrality state pool? Congratulations

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Montana

Known for it's high speed limits!

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Baywatch hero drone saves silly struggling swimmers Down Under from going down under

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C'mon!

It could have dropped a few cold ones as well.

Oh, and maybe some peanuts.*

They would be welcome during the leisurely drift into shore.

* Not chips, they'd get wet. Let's not be silly about things.

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France to lend Brexit Britain sore souvenir of Norman yoke – the Bayeux Tapestry

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Copy to go to the US as well

Given the current leadership, they will get the 'Bayeux Crayola'.

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China's first space station to – ahem – de-orbit in late March

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Skylab 2.0 ?

If so, I hope the Chinese pay their littering fine a bit quicker than the yanks did.

http://www.nationalgeographic.com.au/australia/australia-once-fined-nasa-400-for-littering.aspx

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Ecuador tried to make Julian Assange a diplomat

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Part of the master plan

Soon:

10,000 Assange supporters, dressed in Ecuadorian national football team shirts and sporting grey wigs, will descend on the Embassy.

With bonus Yakety Sax music during the chase!

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Hawaiian fake nukes alert caused by fat-fingered fumble of garbage GUI

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Oh my GUI

One hopes that the people in the bunkers with the actual pointy fire-sticks have a better procedure/GUI.

Hi!

You seem to be waging intercontinental thermonuclear warfare.

Do you need a hand with that?

- BOmB

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US Senators force vote on Ctrl-Z'ing America's net neutrality death

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USA: Freedom Freedom Freedom !!!

Pssst: you can make a buck out it.

Money Money Money !!!

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Memo man Damore is back – with lawyers: Now Google sued for 'punishing' white men

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Help! Help! I'm being repressed

Conservative views eh?

Now there's ya problem.

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If Australian animals don't poison you or eat you, they'll BURN DOWN YOUR HOUSE

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Fascinating

Scary, but fascinating.

I'm sure he didn't intend this to sound racist: “There's scepticism about this – lets get some non-Aboriginal people to see if they observed it,”

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South Australia bins emergency alert app, contract

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New in-app purchase

You're getting WARMER

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Nebula spotted with more super-sized bodies than a gym on Jan 2nd

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Coat

It's full of

stars...

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Big shock: $700 Internet-of-Things door lock not a success

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FAIL

Sometimes

The Internet is not required.

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Time's up: Grace period for Germany's internet hate speech law ends

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Trollface

If you say "Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz" 3 times....

.... a troll will appear!

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That was fast... unlike old iPhones: Apple sued for slowing down mobes

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Windows

Planned obsolescence

So by this standard, I should just throw my 5S in the bin....

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TPG joins the NBN speed-fail refund club

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Meh

25 Mbps

This seems to be the only really achievable plan.

The other plans seem to be pure marketing fantasy.

Still, 25 Mbps is 7 times what I get now.

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Space.. the fi, er, New Frontiers: NASA to hurl space robot at duck comet – or Saturn moon

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Up with this kind of thing

Imagine HD video of Titan.

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Autsch! Germany slaps Facebook in its abusive little face for 'limitlessly amassing data'

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Facebook et al

Just don't.

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Sea-Me-We 3 cable down, again, Oz-Asia traffic slows down

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Upset Chinese?

The Australian Government recently upset our northern neighbours over their 'new island' ...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth has sprung a leak and everyone's all a-tizzy

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There's a hole in the bucket

Dear Eliza...Dear Eliza...

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Facebook: Who needs millennials? The cops love us more than ever!

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But I don't got none

I have documented my entire social media presence in the space below:

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Twitter's not dreaming of a white supremacist Xmas: Accounts nuked

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If you want to be a dick online

Forget: Twitter

Start: Dicker

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No hack needed: Anonymisation beaten with a dash of SQL

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Brandis

Recently expected to become High Commissioner to London.

We already have Numpty-in-chief Joe Hockey as the ambassador in Washington.

Such a shallow talent pool.

Such plum appointments.

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Sigh. It's not quite Star Trek's Data, but it'll do: AI helps boffins clock second Solar System

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Feeling Lucky

GooooooOOgle

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5 reasons why America's Ctrl-Z on net neutrality rules is a GOOD thing

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Murrica!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6WD7B_I_9c

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How fast is a piece of string? Boffin shoots ADSL signal down twine

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Don't tell Malcolm Turnbull

Mind you string can be expensive, when compared to wet tissue paper....

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Signing up for the RAF? Don't bother – you've been Capita'd

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Just recieved my Grandfather's RAF service records

Lovely experience dealing with the RAF historian.

All done by paper form, cheque and mail.

Maybe the old ways ARE best.

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Trump to NASA: Fly me (or some other guys) to the Moon

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Mars one way?

You're on Mr President *

* I use that term loosely.

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La La La, I can't hear you: FCC responds to net neut concerns

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Trickle down bandwidth

Because trickle down economics has been soooooo successful.

</sarcasm>

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