The meteoric plunge
4476 posts • joined 10 Jul 2009
"there's money to be made in poking easily-offended people with a sharp stick."
Your ideas intrigue me and I wish to subscribe to your newsletter. As long as it doesn't contain noisy ads."
"There's no conceivable evidence..."
That seems to be the problem with all of this AGW stuff.
Britain London do?
As a wise man once said:- "Oh dear. How sad. Never mind."
It's not about the tech- it's about flogging off the spectum that is freed up.
Follow the £££.
...raises one eyebrow.
"Why have the software there and maintain it, then?"
Lazy coding- it is MS after all.
Adding a bag of crisps to a hydrogenated-oil snadwitch and a can of fizzy sugar does not make it a "meal".
Making portions smaller means that fatties will buy two.
to take all modern technology from these cops.They don't understand it. Let them live in the dark ages that they so fear.
You must have missed the educational video...
a) The flicker is due to the lightning? *
b) The flicker is not due to the 'kill all humans with lightning' signal?
* That's what they want you to think...
You would need to do it ANONYMOUSly...
Where's the BatSignal icon when you need it?
"Were did 7-10GB come from?"
Microsoft. Do try and keep up, 007!
Eadon Was Right!
on the front!
"Utter irrationality is not a good start for IT."
true- it ends up with people 'never get fired for buying MS'
Now you know it doesn't have good mouse drivers yet, don't you?
A 3Gb unwanted use of your bandwidth? People should consider billing MS for stealing their connectivity. It's like 'piracy' - Win10 is 'like a cancer'... (ooo deja vu!)
You forgot to mention the free packet of unicorn farts!
"... it's better done using a critical pile releasing a lot of heat continuously..."
There's a documentary about this very thing-http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0100802/
The start of a long arduous trip into a land of dark evil?
He's one electrode, the fruitmobe the other, and the sweaty pocket cloth is the electrolyte.
He should find a way to us it to charge the phone- with the battery life of iThings as it is, they'll be queueing up to get a rashy leg if it doesn't mean they have to carry a charger around...
Or is this a case of iBalls?
"Snowden will be held accountable for his damage to society."
And Anonymous Cowards will be rounded up and sent to gulags for their re-education.
Your point, again?
"...and I still haven't seen any time-travelling DeLoreans flying around our skies."
Doc Brown did insist on trying Win 10 to control the flux-capacitor. He was wrong about the Libyans, and he was wrong about that.
"Long gone are the days of blindly trusting MS..."
Just after DOS 6 then?
"But all (I hope) of the "telemetry" can be disabled via registry changes,..."
Hope is always good on your CV...
"I've pencilled in 2,000 users in my organisation..."
Jeez- do you even need to pay extra for Notepad in Win 10?
Still - remember what they did to Mussolini...
Hence resistant to alien 'probing'...
If they feel they must award money for this, then there should be a condition; it must be spent on psychiatric treatment.
You're not very good, are you?
"...and you end up WHERE YOU NEED NO EYES"
Why do people insist on letting their company use their kit for nothing - and then dictate how they can use their own kit??
That's what MS want people to believe- and it's worked up to now... until-
Crowd Control - Vodka Cannons on the street!
"What does "liberal" actually mean when used by Americans?"
Someone who isn't shackled by my hangups- the bastards!
"if you still believe in the planet Vulcan..."
True, but it was just a toss-up between Venus and Mars as to where to put the US.
Venus seemed like a better fit, climate-wise.
By Third World you mean it should moved to Venus?
Jesus reads Slashdot.
"For the record, I've opted out of procreation..."
But who will stand against the Borg then?
Is this a serious proposal? Could be a movie in it...
Now you can lose your files- in the Cloud!!
Can you give my Creepy Ho a home?
Ah - you are that annoying sod that gets in front of me! Nice range of disguises, btw.
Not as amusing as the 'helpful' PFY that kept picking up items from the scales at random and putting them in bags. His mother didn't twig either that was why the Voice kept going off every 20 seconds...
The People, not the would-be rulers.
Yes, I know I don't look like my profile picture. I don't have a wide-angle lens on the front of this phone.
You look like a hippo on yours.
Yes, I know you are a hippo. Just sayin' - MySpace angle...
"... most of us want to be able to play the latest games and / or run business applications."
Toybox or Shop. Always a difficult executive decision. Why not ask Teddy?
Tweens with their first tablet.
Duh! Look around you. See any gods?
No, but that dogturd looks a bit like a ghost...
They have a direct fax line to God, don't you know?
Inner City Sumo - A CCTV camera outside Greggs.
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