* Posts by Stuart Tomlinson

19 posts • joined 25 Jul 2007

Sorry Nanny, e-cigs have 'no serious side-effects' – researchers

Stuart Tomlinson

Went from a 30 to 40 a day smoker to ecigs 4 years ago and not touched a cigarette since;. So worked for me where gum, patches and hypnosis failed.

Unfortunately was diagnosed with M1a lung cancer 3 months ago, but that's 20 plus years of smoking for you!

HPE sharpens knife for next salami-slicing staff redundo round

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Have 5 mates who work there, who seem to be checking email every week in fear of getting canned, while I get emails and/or calls every week from recruiters trying to get me to jump ship! Its a very strange business model...

Child support IT fail: Deadbeat mums 'n' dads off the hook

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Re: I hate "deadbeat"

I know where your coming from , I got a bill for £44,000 and the CSA took a deduction of Earnings Order from my wages , leaving me with under 80 quid a week to live on , even although I had sent all my wage info through and they sat on it for over 2 years , took 5 months and getting my MP involved to get enough of my wages to live on, and still paying off credit card bills so I could pay rent, fuel and food for that 6 months years later. system sucks.

and when mt revised bill came in it was for 5 grand, thats a bit of a drop from over 40,000.....

This weekend: First ever iPADS IN SPAAAACE

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angry birds in space

sad to admit it - but there is a level on the moon .....

007's car outdrives iPhone in battle of the brands

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got a harley sportster (and owned harleys for the last 20 years) and its 1957 technology dont you know. Although now technicaly middle aged, not bald and have never been in a golf club, I must be doing something wrong....

All bikes are cool, Harley just have a brand image among non-bikers that other brands would kill for.

Shame no sign of triumph though, my S3 is arguably a better bike 99% of the time.

Samsung shifts 10 millionth Galaxy SII

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epic phone

had mime for a couple of months and apart from the battery life I have nothing to moan about- love it. How I will feel at the end of my 2 year contract may be another thing, but knocks the spots off the current Jesus phone and Apple would have to pull something special next month to even get close

BMW intros revamped Mini as sporty MG-alike

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Its got a nice boot i guess!!

UK.gov would pay to have benefit claimants' tattoos erased

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cover up

very true, can looks almost as bad.

There are really good coverup foundations now specfically designed to cover tatts. Not tried any as all of mine are not visable unless I loose move clothing than is acceptable in a work enviroment but have seen the results and it works.

South Yorks police leads UK in use of ANPR cameras

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On the subject of Ford- and going slightly off topic ,Ford doesnt own Jag any more - they sold it and Landrover to Tata a while back.

X type is still a dressed up6 year old Mondeo tho//

Granada went out of production some time before the xtype.

FSFE calls on governments to stop pushing Adobe Reader

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they must be able to offer a link with foxit et all as an alernative. Stopped using reader a while back due to it running like a dog on terminal servers and have stuck with foxit since as its quick and fast and not had any formting issues with it.

Early adopters bloodied by Ubuntu's Karmic Koala

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no issues here

Installed 9.04 netbook edition about 5 months ago on my Mini9. Did the upgrade via the update manager at the weekend, took about 4 hours all in (not the best internet connection at home) and working flawlessly.

SCO ordered to pay Novell $2.5m Unix royalties

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they dont know when to quit!


oh dear

Brit carrier deals inked at last

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Gerald Ford

goggyturk- there was actually 2 attempts to kill Gerald Ford when he was in the Oval office.

On the subject of buying the US carriers instead, would they actually sell them to us anyway?

Vote now for your fave sci-fi movie quote

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Thank g*d someone else remembered they Live!!

as it has the best movie quote ever


BOFH: Memory short circuit

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pound notes

still got em in the IOM and Scotland :P

NASA trolls web for wannabe astronauts

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12 years?

thought it would take 50 years to get to Barnard's star using project daedulus tech?

T-Mobile wants our phones

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Our Vodafone rep told us all the useless stuff ended up in a landfill :(

.....In France :D

So its all win-win really

Cisco disconnects Linksys brand

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oh dear

That just devalued the Brand then.

AllofMP3.com owner faces jail time

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Russian Software

You obviously have never heard of Tetris then?

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