* Posts by FredDerf

6 posts • joined 9 Feb 2014

Spanish launch heroic bid to seize Brit polar vessel

FredDerf

What?

So if I understand this correctly the Spanish trolls are objecting to the loosing side in a battle naming a ship for the guy that beat them? Here is an idea, name the ship the "John Paul Jones" or the "Oliver Hazard Perry." We Yanks have no qualms about that.

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Best shot: Coffee - how do you brew?

FredDerf

Call me a heathen from the States.

I use a Melitta coffee maker and Trader Joe's (a specialty grocer that has a cult following) French Roast coffee. Grind it at TJs and keep it in is can in the frig. Use one HEAPING 1oz spoon per 6oz water in the morning. If I want more during the day I'll make a cup in my French press with water boiled in the microwave. But hey, I've been know to make Cowboy Coffee, Google it, on occasions.

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HP settles suit with popstar Chubby Checker over todger tester app

FredDerf

Oh :-)

"Palm" and man's member? This is a joke, right?

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When PR backfires: Google 'forgets' BBC TV man's banker blog post

FredDerf
FAIL

What?

So are you saying that every time someone wants to be un-linked that a court must decide if it is to be so?Talk about gridlocked court systems.

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eBay rejects Carl Icahn's board nominees as 'inexperienced'

FredDerf
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Strike 2, Ichan

Carl is finding out that tech companies are not easily bullied, first Apple and now eBay. I would suspect the eBay is much like Apple in that a large amount of the stock is held by the employees. The are not going to look kindly at an outsider telling them what to do.

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France demands that Google post badge of shame on its pages

FredDerf

What no scarlet G!

Don't know but if the French are like us, Americans that is, any government warning is met with ridicule.

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