* Posts by Aladdin Sane

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It could be you: National Lottery hands £16m to England's Jodrell Bank

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Re: Logopolis

Unfortunately, you're not likely to regenerate.

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Presto chango, crypto buyo: You're travelling like El Reg's gang of nerds

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Re: printed version

I want my paperback paperback paperback paperback paperback paperback paperback book.

I want my paperback paperback paperback paperback paperback paperback paperback book.

El Reg's paperback book.

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Blood spilled from another US high school shooting has yet to dry – and video games are already being blamed

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Doesn't mean that you should make it easy for them to do so.

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Re: A well regulated militia

between 500 thousand and 3 million uses of a firearm in the US that save a life or prevent further violence.

Would these uses be necessary if guns weren't readily available?

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Did you even sweat, tho? Plaintiffs told to amend claims in Apple headphones suit

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Re: Simpler solution.

No fruit logo on them - they were PowerBeats.

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Re: Simpler solution.

Personally, I wouldn't rush to bin £100+ of bluetooth earphones.

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The Register asked Apple to comment

Good luck with that.

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Flamin' Nora! Brit firefighters tackle blazing fly-tipped boat

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And bodies.

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Are you attempting to explain Sunderland or your birth?

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Re: El Reg

Could take meds by the pint.

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Trump’s new ZTE tweets trump old ZTE tweets

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As Tom Clancy put it

"Fuck your buddy"

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If you look very carefully, you can see the strings.

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Brit prosecutors fined £325k after losing unencrypted vids of police interviews

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Re: "lost" - "unencrypted" is worse.

Not forgetting being emasculated after the hanging but before the drawing.

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Headmaster

Re: "lost" - "unencrypted" is worse.

Hanged

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America's forgotten space station and a mission tinged with urine, we salute you

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Re: "Who's the best pilot you ever saw?"

Tim Peake?

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Re: "Who's the best pilot you ever saw?"

Hell of a book/film.

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Blighty's super-duper F-35B fighter jets are due to arrive in a few weeks

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Re: Have they solved the problem?

Dammit, got ninja'd.

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Re: Have they solved the problem?

That was the Harrier.

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Capita cost-cutting on NHS England contract 'put patients at risk' – spending watchdog

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Re: American system of healthcare

Also known as "Fuck the poor".

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Sounds like a bad deal for all involved.

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Bowel down: Laxative brownies brought to colleague's leaving bash

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Re: co-workers ...

That was orc ward.

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Julian Assange said to have racked up $5m security bill for Ecuador

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No, he's going to join the grey army on a coach trip to Bournemouth.

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Re: Ecuador

Because it's seen as bad form to kick out people you've granted asylum to.

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Re: 'Love, exciting and new Come Aboard. We're expecting you...'

It both is and isn't a thing.

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Bloodhound Super-Sonic Car aims to wake up Newquay: Rocket work restart in August

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Re: Should it happen?

That man Andy Green again.

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Oh Capita! Thirsty outsourcing titan finds small oasis in contract desert

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prolonging customer service phone and online support for a further five years

That's just the time spent on hold.

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Britain to slash F-35 orders? Erm, no, scoffs Lockheed UK boss

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Re: The curse of the F-35.........@John Brown

Pups were predecessors of the Sopwith Triplane and the legendary Camel. All were single seat fighters (though may have been used for operational training once obsolete).

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Re: The curse of the F-35.........

Don't need steam anymore. The powerplant of the QE class has more than enough juice to run EMALS.

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Airbus windscreen fell out at 32,000 feet

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Re: Hero ?

This level of skill definitely calls for tea and medals.

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We've found it! A cloud-and-AI angle on the royal wedding

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Former colony?

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IP freely? What a wind-up! If only Trevor Baylis had patent protections inventors enjoy today

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"Multiple exclamation marks," he went on, shaking his head, "are a sure sign of a diseased mind."

Terry Pratchett, Eric

Obligatory request for a Sir Pterry icon.

#GNUTERRYPRATCHETT

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Did I say Chinese jobs? I meant American jobs says new Trump Tweet

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Could we not use this behaviour

To induce some sort of feedback loop until he has a breakdown? Would anybody notice if he did?

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Uber says it's changed and is now ever-so ShinyHappy™

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Re: Changed?

It's worse around here, they all drive Prius Mk2s. A vomit inducing drive if ever there was one.

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Navy names new attack sub HMS Agincourt

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Re: can probably only afford longbows

To be fair, the Apache is still a pretty decent helicopter.

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German IKEA trip fracas assembles over trolley right of way

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Re: The Scandinavian Hel is Cold, ice Cold

No, the beer is ice cold in Alex.

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I think I'll be able to fashion a wooden exercise horse out of the flat packs.

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Cooler, 3 veeks.

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First SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket lobs comms sat into orbit

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Where I grew up, it would be the "Fuck-Off Gert Rocket". Assuming the locals could comprehend what a rocket is.

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Pint

Always this---------->

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NASA will send tiny helicopter to Mars

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Black Helicopters

Get to da choppa!

The link between Predator and Total Recall finally becomes clear.

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Sort your spending habits out, UK Ministry of Defence told over £20bn black hole

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Re: Simple solution

How to solve the Brexit negotiation problems? Reclaim the historic territories in what is now France.

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Chap charged with fraud after mail for UPS global HQ floods Chicago flat

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I do now have a great idea for a practical joke.

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How the hell did USPS let that happen?

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Virtue singing – Spotify to pull hateful songs and artists

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Re: Spotify to pull hateful songs and artists

The Sex Pistols didn't do a song literally called "Hateful".

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Spotify to pull hateful songs and artists

That's The Clash banned then.

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Fixing a printer ended with a dozen fire engines in the car park

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Re: I, for one, welcome our insectile overlords...

Anthill inside

#gnuterrypratchett

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Re: He'd seen steam

Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye

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Zookeepers charged after Kodiak bear rides shotgun to Dairy Queen

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Is ice cream

a bear necessity?

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Re: New old lyrics

I know a bear that you don't know.

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