* Posts by btone

30 posts • joined 11 Jul 2010

John McAfee talks of sex, drugs, and bad coding

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Boffin

Re: Upgrade

Hell, why not go all McAfeelike and upgrade to Windows ME, that was a freakout too!

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Facepalm

Re: Man, there was this one time

DAMMIT DON I TOLD YOU TO KEEP OUR TRIP UNDER WRAPS DUDE!!!

Ballmer bets 'all in' on Phone 8 and Windows

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hang on!?

I thought Apple had a patent on the term 'awesomely delightful' !

France again threatens Google with link tax

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Re: A.N.Other Way, La Belle France ...... Next Generation NEUKLearer HyperRadioProActive IT

well thats easy for you to say...

Pacemakers, defibrillators open to attack

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Devil

total eclipse of the...WTF!!!

Gees as if the DRM isn't tough enough on games, now THIS!!!

Want a Windows 8 Start Button? Open source to the rescue!

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Thumb Down

Re: Mouse travel

PC gamer I presume?

Bye...

Study reveals high price of porn addiction

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Coat

dot point 2:

•30 percent acknowledged that their work performance suffered due to excessive viewing;

dot point 5:

•30 percent acknowledged that their work performance suffered due to excessive viewing;

aHA!!!

ISPs torch UK.gov's smut-blocking master plan

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Facepalm

Nice one Claire...

Down here we have an ex pommy called Stevo Conroy... Now you have Claire Perry... Arguable which is the bigger doofus, but the opt in sounds like it gives the female web luddite the win by a short half head...

Most anticipated videogames of 2012 revealed

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Re: No PC games then?

Well i'm sure the devs of Witcher 2 and Guildwars 2 are busy shutting down after reading your pearls of wisdom...

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Re: No PC games then?

'PC gaming is dead. Piracy and yearly hardware upgrades killed it years ago'

Ignorant claptrap.

Iran preps Internet cutoff

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Facepalm

Sharia don't like it...

This is no way for the mullahs to gain access to that wondrous freedom club known as ACTA... no, wait...

Lords give automatic smut censorship bill the once-over

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Re: Censorship and snooping...

or even the Brits... as opposed to the Bits..

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Re: Censorship and snooping...

UK plc is way behind the trail blazers like China, Iran and Australia.

Incorrect. Australia despite the best efforts of its troglodyte comms minister has only implemented 'voluntary' filtering (voluntary for the isps that is) of a secret 'Interpol' list of apparently only child porn 'sites', and only three isps have done so to date.

The broader mandatory filter is stuck in a timewarp as the federal upper house will not pass it.

So actually the Bits are well advanced in their censorship of the web despite the reports of the down under situation...

Windows 8: Sugar coating on Microsoft's hard-to-swallow tablet

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Re: Use of screen space @ Madra

i had forgotten that this is after all a Microsoft story

so had I, did u 2?

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Re: Use of screen space

'what im saying is, people need to give it a chance, use this preview for a few weeks, work with it, learn it and understand it'

why? cos Ballmer or you tell me to? kindly p.o. and play with your pissapps and leave me to my 10K gaming rig...

Daniel Craig like Connery, Skyfall helmsman suggests

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Happy

ALL the James Bonds in the ORIGINAL Casino Royale (including Woody Allen as little Jimmy Bond) were better than Craigo. And Dahlia Lavi would have eaten him alive...

http://www.musicman.com/00pic/10165.html

shaken, not stirred...

File sharing arrests move to Germany

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Re: If you're dumb enough to pirate...

Everyone knows piracy is a crime. Denial will never change this. Pay now or pay dearly later.

Well thanks for that mister MPAA man...

...factually incorrect, legally incorrect and morally incorrect...still, keep on rockin' in the free world dude...

Shakira attacked by sea lion who mistook BlackBerry for a 'fish'

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Facepalm

that wuz one klum sy critter...

Microsoft probes IE8 dll AWOL hell

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WTF?

same old same old bs...

The problem is that although I have been using IE8 on my XP rig (a $10K Aus one btw, waiting for W7 to get out of beta stage which should be in about 12 months from now)for a year the folks at Redmond (who supposedly know a fair bit about your system when they post updates) insist that I upgrade to IE8 on the update page.

Being a relaxed chap after a few months without W update issues (fool, fool, fool...) i figured wtf, just update the buggah and install over the top...

Oops...

Reboot took me right back to the glory days of Windows ME daily reinstall fun...

After a messy but fluky sysrestore (the 3rd attempt I think) I finally got back to scratch...and hid the W update prompt for IE8 for ever...

Still good to see that tradition prevails and Redmond can still fu.k you over by insisting you install something you already have installed.

As I said, maybe 12 months and I might...just might... try W7 (or vista SP 4 as it should be called)

2012 Games Preview

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Facepalm

yeah right

With Syndicate banned by the infantile Australian cyber guardians what chance Lolipop Chainsaw. Should cause a few palpitations for the moral 1950s dropbear wankers in the suits...

Star Wars: The Old Republic

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WTF?

but...

Gees, this does not address the most important question any Star Wars based mmo would be asked:

Can you create a character that looks like Carrie Fisher wearing her Princess Laia gold bikini???

Reg hack cops a licking from the bosun's cat

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Facepalm

is this a lolca(s)t?

‘Blogger not a journalist’ says Oregon court

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Happy

Duke

'sorry for lowering the tone, but her name sounds like a sex toy'...

...actually it makes her sound like a Fox News botoxbabe...oh, wait, sry, same thing really...

US anti-hacking law turns computer users into criminals

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Angel

Duke

'Cops all over the place are hauling people off to jail for lying about their weight and having a user name on FARCEbook'

or having the surname Assange?

Well, that about wraps it up for the NBN

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WTF?

What a Crok

Just tried to access Mal's article at the good ol' fair and balanced Business Spectator and got this message:

"Sorry, we're busy.

Business Spectator is currently experiencing high demand.

Please try again in a few minutes".

Busy with high demand...at 2.15 am on a Saturday morning Sydney time...

...Yeah right...

Feds propose 'do not track' option for net surfers

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Do Not Track!

umm... so they propose to implement privacy by... installing a cookie... umm...

The great Aussie firewall is back - and this time it's personal

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the filter

Just for clarification it doesn't really matter what the PM, or Conroy, or their miniscule moral consultants, the Australian Christian Lobby (run by an ex SAS trained killer, btw) want. The balance of power is held by the greens in our (elected as opposed to the Lords) upper house, and as they and the opposition will vote against the filter it will not be implemented. Nor will we have the current ISP based censorship that the faceless folks of the IWF impose on the UK.

Oz pedestrians fall to 'Death by iPod'

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Pirate

Ipodestrian demise

Simple darwinian process...vehicles many, plugs zero!

'Copyright troll' seeks $150,000 from republican candidate

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Happy

Copyright Troll

Well, first the dems now the glenbecks, at least the troll is an equal access/opportunity/crosshairs type troll!

Australia unbans the internet

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Why Conroy Why?

Well what many in the UK may not appreciate is...ahem...err...umm...how do I put this...oh well, here goes...

Conroy was born in Ely, Cambridgeshire...

Thats right, you saddled us with the looneytoon!

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