* Posts by MJI

5335 posts • joined 5 Mar 2009

Sony scoffs at the Microsoft EX-BOX: A MILLION PS4s sell in ONE day

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Re: Bored

Phone gaming, no we want buttons.

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Re: Resogun

£400 on a TV

For a main living room TV maybe 25 years ago.

But prices are more since then.

32" widescreen CRT IDTV was over £1000

My LCD panel is over £1500

Before you criticise I have owned a total of 5 TVs in my life including 2 portables

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Re: A fool and his money...

Or even older.

I had a pong type game when I was small.

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Re: COD

We do not play COD.

COD is for people who cannot handle more tactical shooters.

Personally I am excited and nervous for Killzone Shadowfall.

Excited because it is an FPS I can actually play.

Nervous because I got into top 2000 using Move and they don't support it any more.

As for PS+, already have that, and still wrking through the backlog of games.

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Re: Resogun

Wow that looks good!

And it is free!

Reminds me of a lot of older games like Defender, Andes Attack and a bit of Xenon2

Ultimate electric driving machine? Yes, it’s the BMW i3 e-car

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Re: Good review

Well there are a few of us at work who look at modern new cars and think - no they are ugly.

How many normal cars can now be called nice looking?

I do think the older 318is 2 door looks nice still, I can see one parked next to my big saloon.

TOXIC DOLPHIN SANDWICH on the menu, say hacktivists

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Perhaps some reclassification required

We all know Dolphins are pretty clever, not too far behind the average human. And ahead of the average chav.. And a long long way ahead of food animals. (Cattle are pretty thick)

Yet it is illegal to hunt chavs for food so why are Dolphins not protected by law? Why should a sentient animal be hunted like this?

I would also rather that chavs were used as pet food rather than intelligent animals.

TBH I would also include the great apes in the protection.

Issue of the day: When is the right time to drink coffee?

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Coffee yuk - give me tea or something alcoholic

Never understood how people can drink the stuff.

File-NUKING Cryptolocker PC malware MENACES 'TENS of MILLIONS' in UK

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Job for GCHQ and co

Find them, then call Hereford. Gives GCHQ something to do. And bit of training for the SAS.

Sony's new PlayStation 4 and open source FreeBSD: The TRUTH

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Re: Another win for the open-source world

Actually Sony are rumoured to be a major donator

Whovians, your Doctor needs you: Take back the Day from One Direction

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I will have to set set my daughter

onto these no direction losers.

Mind you can;t be too bright she tried opening our front door with a sonic screwdriver but we all know they do not do wood

PlayStation daddy on new PS4: She's ALL 'PLAY', NO 'Station' this time

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Re: it only does everything

But better for playing games

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RE : AC 11:03

Well after seeing some XB1 multiplayer of CoD Ghosts I am of the opinion that Killzone 3 multiplayer is better graphically.

There are always things going on (various levels have a MAWLR in them), various drop ships, bullet holes remain there all game.

Still amazingly good looking after nearly 3 years.

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Will it play games?

That is my main concern.

Oh and it will play games not available anywhere else.

Roll on Naughty Dog

Web giants cry foul over US gov's refusal to budge on NSA spy gag orders

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Re: Clash of the titans

Well get Sigourney and Arnold in to help.

Look at how many ways we ruin your life, Redmond boasts

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On the loo

Now that one was a pain.

Saturday, sitting on the bog, ring ring.

Phone call for me, phone is just outside the loo and the cable is just long enough.

My boss soon rang off when he heard the noises.

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Re: There are so many things you can do in a bathroom

We don't have a bath room at work, but the closed down business next door sold baths and one was dumped in our entrance way.

No I have never workded while sitting in a bath.

Microsoft fears XP could cause Indian BANKOCALYPSE

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Re: XP 2.0?

Windows 7

Great, you cannot run full screen MS DOS .exes

NETBIOS removed

2 huge fails.

Ten top stories from New Who

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Re: Missing from the list: (in no particular order)

I found Midnight irritating, Waters of Mars annoying.

I liked 42

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Re: @Oh Bother

Turn Left is my favourite from RTD

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Some good episodes

Some of my favourites, Blink rightly no. 1.

Not a fan of Gridlock.

Would like to have seen the Library episodes in the list.

Best ever part of a series were three episodes in a row.

1) Human Nature

2) Family of Blood

3) Blink

Most good DW in a row.

Moffat definately best New DW writer

XBOX One SHOT DEAD by Redmond following delivery blunder

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Lemmings

Been there done that PS2 and Eye Toy

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Re: Again with the PS4 ad?

Have you thought that the game companies are in one big industry and can get on with each other?

Sony's head of studios Shuhei Yoshida loves Nintendo games and has two Wii Us

Xbox manager Larry unpronoucable surname loves Naughty Dog games.

A lot of Naughty Dog staff play Halo and a lot of Bungie Staff play Uncharted.

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Re: So no, your console is not banned

Good to know they are making it up to him.

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Why go to the effort?

Of banning his console.

Seems like being petty to me.

Haven't MS got more important things to do?

Norks EXECUTE 80 for watching DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES

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I have wondered.

Would ridding the world of the Kim family help?

And I expect the army is a bit useless.

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Re: I wouldn't put it past North Korea

Saturday evening TV

Not too bad, shows like Doctor Who, Merlin, Atlantis, all pretty good to watch. Last Saturday I watched Atlantis (It has Dr Julian Bashir in it!) then a recording of Cold War Hot Jets Ep1 from Friday.

Or do you mean shITV?

Don't watch that - looks like a shitty satellite channel.

Osborn - I suppose he had gone strange but I remember he was good back in the 80s

NO! Radio broadcasters snub 'end of FM' DAB radio changeover

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Re: Digital TV choice

You lose you forgot

1) BBC 4

2) BBC News 24

3) CBeebies

4) CBBC

5) Film 4

6) Dave

For parents with young chidren CBeebies is excellent

For Red Dwarf there is Dave

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Re: Obviously never heard of 6music

Yes the station which shut its rock show!

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DSO TV

Actually I went to DTTV mainly for anamorphic widescreen broadcasts, and that back then DTTV was better than analogue (mine was a bit ghosty)

'Burning platform' Elop: I'd SLASH and BURN stuff at Microsoft, TOO

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Re: Ouya is on a losing bet as well

Ever since Vita TV was announced for similar money.

Sony keep going by owning some good game studios

World's first 3D-printed metal gun 'more accurate' than factory-built cousin

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Re: Don Jeffe

I have seen CNC machines at work and they are something to watch.

Over 30 years ago I saw 3 axis machines making fuel valves for jet engines. Possibly Pegasus but not sure, it was Dowty though, now the Cheltenham Park & Ride

Watching them was fascinating.

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Re: hmmm.. con rods

My dad told me all about them as at the time he was a BMW mechanic and liked to do a good job.

Unfortunately BMW GB messed around and caused the dealership to close (it was taking work from other dealers due to their incompetence - so use the independant!).

He ended up working on Skodas until retirement and found a design flaw in the braking system on one model. Something to do with tolerances on the master cylinder and the servo.

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Re: hmmm..

Well it works with some con-rods

I know that BMW used sintered ones at one time

While the BBC drools over Twitter, look what UK's up to: Hospital superbug breakthrough

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Phages

Even the name sounds mysterious

I just hope we get something soon.

Good article Andrew BTW.

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As long as

the female dancers are in skin tight catsuits

Nvidia CEO: Android 'the most disruptive operating system in decades'

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Good terms

Disruptive can be good, some of us just forgot.

Thought you didn't need to show ID in the UK? Wrong

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Re: I think we should become more European with this

I say follow Ireland on that list

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Re: My flights

No idea on my first flight as that was on a RAF Comet

But a few years ago I went to Belfast from Birmingham.

Driving licence was taken but I don't think it was even checked.

Ferry to Ireland Fishguard Rosslaire - just drove on and off, get excited by 100 limit then told km/h not mph

OH what a LOVELY, well-rendered WAR: Yes, it’s 'Call of Duty: Ghosts'

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Re: And we now why they called it the Xbox 720

I meant the fans, I called it the Nextbox myself

BTW the real One was a huge Pentuim based box with wired controllers.

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And we now why they called it the Xbox 720

As that is the resolution!

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Re: ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Journey

Unfinished Swan

See we can all do it!

Big Beardie's watching: Alan Sugar robots spy on Tesco petrol queue

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Re: Semantics of the phrase "facial recognition"

Talking adverts can sod off.

I hate the bloody things.

I even hate those motorised ones which waste electricity with their motors changing the advert.

As far as I am concerned the whole advertising industry can die.

We used to have good ones (Hovis ect)

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Re: Motorcycle Helmets

Funny but when I had a bike many years ago I never had any issues with crash hats. And I filled up many times without taking it off.

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Re: Motorcycle Helmets

t-shirt

Reminds me I need some Walnuts

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Re: Clubcard

Actually the vouchers can be pretty silly and not used, but the points are always worthwhile, if there was something I wanted to get but not want Tesco to find out about, just don't use the card, or shop elsewhere.

Perhaps when they see the alcohol I buy they may think to keep it in stock, yes I do go to small producers (eg Westons) not mass produced syrup based rubbish (eg most big names) and I TRY to buy British.

When it is 5p off a litre I pass the vouchers off to collegues as I use LPG mainly.

But remember the shopper controls the club card data.

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Typical Tescos

I actually avoided using Tescos for over a year a few years ago despite living near one. I refused to go in, and I let them know why.

They had stupid irritating TVs on all the aisles, staff hated them as well.

I think the slight drop in visitors helped rip them out.

Then their stupid trolleys with handles full of adverts. It is possible to snap them off!

Definately the best was to avoid the place.

Now to their petrol. Nasty stuff, my car runs like a pig on it, yet is fine on BP, Shell or Esso.

Here's what YOU WON'T be able to do with your PlayStation 4

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Re: Console for Convicts

Upscaling from 720 to 1080

Does it matter if the TV or the console does it?

It is still upscaling rather than native resolution.

Yes the XB1 is running at the same resolution as lots of current generation games.

Also 720 and 1080 are obviously different on my 46" TV

XB1 to me is not quite next generation, I am even wondering if it can beat this generation!

Facebook fans fuel faggots firestorm

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Re: Brains Faggots

The name is enough to stop a lot of people from eating them.

I hate liver and do not like faggots, I hate peas too.

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Re: 'Twas ever thus

Unless you are in command of a supertanker

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