* Posts by flilotuk

7 posts • joined 7 Oct 2013

US hands UK 'dossier' on Huawei: Really! Still using their kit? That's just... one... step... beyond


Ah, the age old:

<whiny voice>We don't like them over thurrr, so we want yewww to not like them over thurrr either. Plus it means yeww can buy ourrrr tech to use instead! Remember we are your fwiends! We haz a vewy speshul relationships!!</whiny voice>

Move along, nothing to see here except the Yew Ess of Ayy trying to look busy and important.

First A380 flown in anger to be broken up for parts


Re: Cramped?

"So Ryanair likely to rely on A321LRs then - with a few extra rows of seats squeezed in for luck? And do they do an A321SRO version (Standing Room Only)?"

Airbus have categorically stated they will never sell aircraft to Ryanair, after O'Leary's comment about "raping" Boeing re: their 737s. The potential loss of revenue from not selling to Ryanair is vastly outweighed by not having to deal with the nasty little leprechaun.

Tesla undecimates its workforce but Elon insists everything's absolutely fine


Undecimates is not a word.

Boeing ships its 10,000th 737


Re: Brand new

Lies. You can't "inadvertently" kick something "into" the floor. By its very nature, to kick something "into" the floor, you have to do so repeatedly with your foot to make sure it goes in. This is why we can't have nice things.

You can however inadvertently kick something on to the floor.

Like it or not, here are ALL your October Microsoft patches


Re: so do these new patch bundles

NT 4.0 got all the way up to Service Pack 6a!

WIN a 6TB Western Digital Black hard drive with El Reg


Sergei, now retired from sponsoring Coronation Street, can no longer afford glasses. He's still looking for the cake lady, and will guard his chocolate log with his life.

Oh, shoppin’ HELL: I’m in the supermarket of the DAMNED


Fun times.

"Unexpected item in bagging area."

Had a girl say this to me once. Not verbally, it was just the look on he face.


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