* Posts by chivo243

2497 posts • joined 10 May 2010

Put down the eggnog, it's Patch Tuesday: Fix Windows boxes ASAP

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Re: IE and Edge - Forgot a word!

I thought it was built from the ground up? What a pile of shit.

I thought it was built from the ground up? What a steaming pile of shit.

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The eagle has been grounded: Dutch anti-drone squadron retired

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From the beginning

Just a Bird Brained idea... chaaaw!

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Millions of moaners vindicated: Man flu is 'a thing', says researcher, and big TVs are cure

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Re: Man Flu - banter OK but no balance

@A Non e-mouse

A sane viewpoint if I've ever seen one. I am one colleague who was collateral damage due to other colleagues who wouldn't stay home when they were sick.

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YouTuber cements head inside microwave oven

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Tuber for a brain?

Mr. Potatohead? Naah, he's got more brains...

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Disk drive fired 'Frisbees of death' across data centre after storage admin crossed his wires

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The Cube

sounds like this contraption is a mini Cube...

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OK Google: A stranger with stash of pirated films is spamming my Google Team Drive

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Re: More importantly...

@rmason

Nicely done +1 would give more...

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'Drunk' developers delay software vendor's release

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@ Phil Kingston

you seem to have forgotten your icon ;-} Haar!

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O Christmas wreath, O Christmas wreath, thy potent skunk's in bunches

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Angel

Well versed

The author seems to quite a bit about some of the designer strains... (best Arte Johnson) interesting,

very interesting ;-}

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Quentin Tarantino in talks to make Star Trek movie

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Re: My first thought for casting was Samuel Jackson as the baddie

@ Voland's right hand

My first thought was a vulcan's ear... just because ferengi came later...

My coat, I think you can guess what is in the pocket.

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Brit MP Dorries: I gave my staff the, um, green light to use my login

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I would hate to shake hands

with one of these wankers... really, that's all they do is shake hand with people...

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WW2 Enigma machine to be seized from shamed pharma bro Shkreli

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Holmes

Securities fraud...

No "Big House" with violent criminals for this guy, he'll end up at a min sec resort with his own kind, pity really. I'm sure there is a tattooed giant in the big house who has needs.

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User dialled his PC into a permanent state of 'Brown Alert'

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Re: USB mice are fun...

I remember an intern fighting with a mouse of the usb flavor on our old NT4.0 server !

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Foil snack food bags make a decent Faraday cage, judge finds

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Re: Cheetohs?

@ Huw D

Chester is grateful...

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Russia threatens to set up its 'own internet' with China, India and pals – let's take a closer look

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Re: Russia threatens to set up its 'own internet'...

@malle-herbert

Forget the blackjack!

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Lauri Love appeal: 'If he's dead, no victim's going to get anything'

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As in most cases

“The United States is a nation of laws, badly written and randomly enforced.”

― Frank Zappa

Extradition treaties just make this infinitely worse.

Maybe some minister can have a word with the Trumpster and get the charges dropped... Ya know, like the Trumpster did in China :-/

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Pro tip: You can log into macOS High Sierra as root with no password

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Meh

Only if....

You have enabled root previously. Root account should not be enabled in macOS.

Consider enabling root to be like jailbreaking or rooting your android. all bets are off? No?

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Tesla reveals a less-long-legged truck, but a bigger reservation price

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Founders Edition

Sounds like a lemon already.

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BOFH: The trouble with, er, windows installs

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that's one way to mire the project!

"And that's a tricky one - because on the one hand we're trying to encourage BYOD so that staff don't use their home machines for personal stuff but on the other hand we're also trying to ensure the inherent safety of our systems."

Dazzled with brilliance or baffled with BS, that'll keep the project in neutral...

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Boss made dirt list of minions' mistakes, kept his own rampage off it

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aren't all bosses exempt?

Just remember, do as I say, not as I do, damn it...

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FCC boss Ajit Pai emits his net neutrality extermination plan

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Re: Well you voted for Trump...

The Clinton moral values are top notch too... i'm not a Trump endorser by any stretch of the imagination either. Basically the American people were screwed no matter what. Big business is in bed with the politicians. I'll let you connect the rest of the dots in this sordid picture.

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Aussie Catholic School forced into hasty cover-up over suggestive Saint

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Sense of humor

Really, this is funny from an order to production standpoint:

Buyer: Here is a photo of a picture of him giving bread

Middle man: Yes, yes, next?

Sculptor: If that's what the customer wants....

Either that, or someone along the line has a *cough* sense of humor...

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'Gimme Gimme Gimme' Easter egg in man breaks automated tests at 00:30

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Abba?

Surely it's Black Flag all the way! No?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40TD4v0jCAc

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HPE CEO Meg Whitman QUITS, MAN! Neri to replace chief exec in Feb

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so long

and thanks for all the pink slips...

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Arm Inside: Is Apple ready for the next big switch?

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Meh

meh

as long as it is FAST... saves on power... get two hamsters inside for all I care.

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Cops jam a warrant into Apple to make it cough up Texas mass killer's iPhone, iCloud files

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Unhappy

I think that avenue has been paved over. There have been some updates and upgrades since the SB shootings. Apple have surely closed the hole the FBI paid for. Doesn't mean there aren't others, but they probably have not been found by law enforcement yet.

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Massive US military social media spying archive left wide open in AWS S3 buckets

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Has to be considered

...these buckets were a free source of information to mine.

Honeypot?

They're gathering social media info, why not info on people who stick their beak into dangerous places?

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Dick move: Navy flyboy flings firmament phallus for flabbergasted folk

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Pulling all those Gs

I bet he'd be hard pressed...

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The Reg parts ways with imagineer and thought pathfinder Steve Bong

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Huh?

Checks calendar, not April 1st... maybe it's November fools day in Russia? I just guessed the article about taking the russian money and such was just a pipe dream... after all it did come from Bong?!

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Microsoft can't give away beta cert exams, so starts charging

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Carrot with no reward

I chased the carrot for a while, and when the promised compensation failed to materialize, I stopped. I hope I never read another question about Contoso corp ever!

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Help desk declared code PEBCAK and therefore refused to help!

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FF

Frequent Flier of the HelpDeskSystem

or as the plods would say: "One of the usual suspects."

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$232m blockchain startup Tezos faces sueballs for alleged investor fraud

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Rename Florida

Fraudula?

When I was younger, I new some guys in Fla who ran a medical billing company?! They never went into the office...

They offered to introduce me to "someone" who could get me started for a fee ;-}

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Belgian court says Skype must provide interception facilities

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Re: Belgium is a tiny country

"Belgium is a tiny country and is part of the EU"

Belgium is the border between The Netherlands and France!

.. which would greatly amuse me. But I do have a bad sense of humour :).

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US trade cops agree to investigate Apple's 'embrace and extend'

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Re: I hope Apple loses big time

@Ilsa Loving

I use NoMachine.

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The Quantum of Firefox: Why is this one unlike any other Firefox?

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update? upgrade? updrate?

or irate? Seems this updrate took some users by surprise?

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Pastry in a manger: We're soz, Greggs man said

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They must have hit it close to the mark?

I didn't think there was any truth in advertising. Anyone who can't take a fuck, jokem...

I bet the complainer is really torn between his love of sausage and his religion?

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Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat, look out for must-have toys that are 'easily hacked' ♪

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Re: Keep it traditional - keep it safe

lawn darts?

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Spin the spinning spinner deflector

@ Phil

+1

Seems the PR departments are in overdrive deflecting what could be a big hole in their bottom line...

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IBM asks remaining staff to take career advice from HR-bot

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The letters are in the wrong order

YMCA, no? Sing it with me!

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Thousand-dollar iPhone X's Face ID wrecked by '$150 3D-printed mask'

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Windows

Re: Why oh why

@djstardust

It's the change for the sake of change mentality that the millennial designers bring to the game. Change it all, make it flat, prop it up again.

Now get off my lawn...

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Sean Parker: I helped destroy humanity with Facebook

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Remorse?

Is that what I see in Zuck's eyes? Naw, it's $ $

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Re: vulnerability in human psychology

@ Rich 11

Took the comment out of my brain! +1 sir! Beat me to it ;-}

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BOFH: But soft, what light through yonder window breaks?

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The coin drops

I was wondering why that window situation hasn't been addressed... It's all part of the bigger scheme!

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UK.gov: IT contracts should be no more than 7 years. (Not 18, Fujitsu)

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Changes

for the sake of change is just silly. Change for the sake of improvement? I'm all for it.

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The day I almost pinned my tushie as a Google Maps landmark

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Coffee/keyboard

This is why I keep reading Something for the Weekend, Sir?

while Zucker has a snicker at my pecker.

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User asked help desk to debug a Post-it Note that survived a reboot

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Re: PBKAC

Ah, yes, PEBKAC... The computer beeps when I turn it on, but then it shuts down. I can't see anything on the screen. Roll in, immediately see the monitor is not powered up. I push one button and leave with out a word.

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Marissa! Mayer! pulled! out! of! retirement! to! explain! Yahoo! hack! to! Senators!

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Re: Why are they talking to execs

"She said that there was little anyone could do about a state-sponsored attack."

I have to agree, how informed can she be?

Nelson wasn't keen on that response. What? no Ha ha?

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Brit moron tried buying a car bomb on dark web, posted it to his address. Now he's screwed

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Forest Gump's Momma

Yep, you know the saying...

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Facebook's send-us-your-nudes service is coming to UK, America

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Paris Hilton

Re: Why...

@TRT

Not enough mind bleach in the universe to take this job. Sure, there are gorgeous nude pics out there, but I have to think there is a much larger percentage of photos nobody should see..

Paris because...

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Better filters won't cure this: YouTube's kids nightmare

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Minecraft!

My son watches Minecraft videos to get new ideas, but I've found a few of them to have more than subtle innuendo. Some of them are just downright teenagerish and not suitable for children. I would get more specific...

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Lord of the Rings TV show shopped around Hollywood

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I for one...

...welcome a good and clear interpretation of Tom Bombadil. Sadly, TV isn't up to the task at hand.

My coat with a copy of The fellowship in the pocket.

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