* Posts by Aladdin Sane

1741 posts • joined 20 Jun 2015

Leaked memo: No internet until you clean your bathroom, Ecuador told Julian Assange

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Re: Really? Are El Reg user handles really getting that hard to find?

I don't think whipping him is the answer.

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Could be worse, you could have an obsession with toast.

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Re: So in other words

It's seen as bad form to boot people out after granting asylum.

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Re: Why would he leave?

People pay to live in central London so that they can enjoy all that central London has to offer. Assange currently enjoys the same walls 24 hours a day.

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The new Huawei is going upmarket, but the old Huawei still threatens

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Re: We don't need no steenkin privacy

Has the electoral register ceased to exist all of a sudden?

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Virgin Media? More like Virgin Meltdown: Brit broadband ISP falls over amid power drama

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Re: Should they email you notices

Less people would be likely swamp their customer lines to find out what is wrong.

Fewer.

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I find your lack of faith disturbing, IBM: Big Blue fires photon torpedo at Pentagon JEDI cloud contract

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Re: You can cross the streams but...

Once voted best reason to get lost in space.

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You know what the chain of command is? It's the chain I go get and beat you with 'til ya understand who's in ruttin' command here.

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Let's be bad guys

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Re: Babylon 5 photo with Star Wars references...

Did you not spot that photon torpedoes are Star Trek? Proton torpedoes are in Star Wars.

Mine's the one with the Heir to the Empire trilogy in the pocket.

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Take my love, take my land,

Take me where I cannot stand.

I don't care, I'm still free,

You can't take the sky cloud from me.

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Microsoft Surface to die in 2019? Not while Redmond keeps making it, er, blush

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Name a big tech company that isn't?

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Scanning an Exchange server for a virus that spreads via email? What could go wrong?

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Re: I like...

Wouldn't have

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Re: Sweet memories...

This would be just post Y2K, which people put a lot of effort into fixing only for their efforts to be dismissed as scare-mongering.

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Cabinet Office: Forget about Verify – look at our 3,000 designers (and 56 meetups)

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Bullshit bingo

House!

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On the first day of Christmas my true love gave me tea... pigs-in-blankets-flavoured tea

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Re: Isn't this just another name for Bovril?

Bovril is delicious on toast.

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Re: T-bone-tea

Surely that's a cup-a-soup?

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You can fix that by making them a staple of your diet for the next six months.

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Re: Brussel sprouts are an abomination

Have you tried chewing before swallowing?

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Re: Christmas is essentially Page 71 of the Brand New Monty Python Bok

Don't hold back, tell us what you really think.

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Re: Sprouts

Sprouts are fantastic.

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Huge ice blades on Jupiter’s Europa will make it a right pain in the ASCII to land on

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Are you sure?

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Has anybody mentioned Arthur C. Clarke yet?

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Oh no, Xi didn't! Chinese spymaster cuffed in Belgium, yoinked to US on aerospace snoop rap

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Re: down votes

Some people just want to watch the world burn.

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Block me, Amadeus: Falco to perform in CNCF sandbox

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That headline

Bravo. --->

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Russian 'troll factory' firebombed – but still fit to fiddle with our minds

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Not Molotov?

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Pixel 3, 3XL, Slate tab launch: Google emits swanky iPad botherer while tarting up mobes

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No SD card

No sale.

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Facebook's new always-listening home appliance kit Portal doesn't do Facebook

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Maybe Zuck should have a word with Lord Sugar?

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SpaceX touches down in California as Voyager 2 spies interstellar space

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Re: No more planets?

Promises, promises.

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Always this------>

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Re: Don’t call us plucky

It means you're played with fingers instead of a bow.

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Microsoft yanks the document-destroying Windows 10 October 2018 Update

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Re: find out what the recovery process is going to be

ctrl+alt+fuckit

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If this was an Apple product

"You're installing it wrong"

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Watch Series 4: What price 'freedom'? About as much as you'd expect from an Apple product

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Can it run Crysis?

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On the seventh anniversary of Steve Jobs' death, we give you 7 times he served humanity and acted as an example to others

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Re: He's probably rolling in his grave

Your 11th cup should sort that out.

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Re: He's not the messiah...

Wasn't nailed to a tree though.

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It's over 9,000! Boffin-baffling microquasar has power that makes the LHC look like a kid's toy

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Re: Hermes in space

It'll never deliver.

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Super Micro China super spy chip super scandal: US Homeland Security, UK spies back Amazon, Apple denials

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Curiouser and curiouser.

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Organic stuff, radiation, unexpected methane... Yes, we're talking about Saturn's surprising rings

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Re: unexpected methane?

Not forgetting that Saturn is a massive floater.

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Saturn’s D ring

lulz

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HMRC rapped as Brexit looms and customs IT release slips again

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Re: TL;DR

Fucked means fucked.

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TL;DR

We're fucked.

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Convenient switch hides an inconvenient truth

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Re: Bah!

Was it the daddy shark? Doo doo doo, doo doo doo doo doo...

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I don't get it.

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UK pins 'reckless campaign of cyber attacks' on Russian military intelligence

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Re: I've no sympathy with the Putin dictatorship

So invading and occupying The Crimea is okay with you then?

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Re: Every one spies

If the Skripals had died in a botched mugging then it wouldn't've sent a message to other defectors/would be defectors.

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Astroboffins may have found the first exomoon lurking beyond the Solar System

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Re: Moons of the moons?

Where does Jupiter fit in this definition?

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As always, this---->

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Wi-Fi Alliance ditches 802.11 spec codes for consumer-friendly naming scheme

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Re: If it is not broken...

That was the final insult.

Mine's the one with the beaver in the pocket.

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US and UK Amazon workers get a wage hike – maybe they'll go to the movies, by themselves

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Quick reminder

Amazon doesn't need its retail ops any more, AWS makes more than enough money on its own.

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