* Posts by Lance S

10 posts • joined 7 Oct 2010

Hitler 'is dead' declares French prof who gazed at dictator's nashers

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Well, that is what they "would" say

BOFH: Putting the commitment into committee

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"The Things I give a shit about list."

Brilliant. And a very concise list it is.

Microsoft on the Threshold of a new name for Windows next week

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Windows ISL (It Sucks Less)

Bond fans: Test your 007 trivia, now!

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23 out of 50 -- lots of guessing involved

Nobody knows what to call Microsoft's ex-Metro UI

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Re: Look to the heavens for inspiration

astronomical - fixed that for you

Apple CEO: Frothing fanboi iPhone 5 hype screwed our sales

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Re: "The geography that did not perform well was Europe"

AFAIR -- 'geography' in this context is a shortening of 'geographical region' -- at least that is true for the tech company I am employed by. You will hear it shortened even further to "geo" quite often as well.

Printers SMASHED to bits in Office Space copycat revenge vid

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FAIL

Poor technique

by my mostly uninterested estimates -- these people hit the printer with the handle of the axes / hammers 75% of the time. Imagine how much better they would have felt if they could actually employ the business part of the implement

Weeing Frenchman sues Google over Street View photo

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Confused by terminology -- to me this guy looks like he is in his driveway or car park area - nothing resembling a "garden". Is this an "across the pond" thing?

Colossal dead black neo-sphere approaching Earth

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Rama - definitely Rama

Rama - definitely Rama

Motorola sues Apple over - what else? - patents

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Calculate they have...

Perhaps the "sheer inventive genius" was already displayed when they developed the technology covered by their patent portfolio. Now they want to be paid by those using the "fruit" of their earlier labor?

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