* Posts by MalcolmL

4 posts • joined 5 Jan 2017

Software update turned my display and mouse upside-down, says user


I've no idea what key combination actives 'Landscape (flipped)' in Display settings but my 2 year old grandson hits the right combination within seconds of getting at my keyboard when my attention is elsewhere. I always struggle to right click on the mouse and manoeuvre it around when everything is reversed. Never thought of turning the mouse around, I usually try and turn my head upside down!

Revealed: The naughty tricks used by web ads to bypass blockers


Re: On the other hand...

Using the http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/ hosts file on my machine, no ad-blocker installed, the site opens instantly without an ad in sight.

The ultimate full English breakfast – have your SAY


Three essentials

1. Plain, really plain, sausages. Herbs have no place on the breakfast plate.

2. A big flat open mushroom fried stalk side up and not turned over so that the juices remain trapped in the mushroom.

3. A fully cooked tomato, even a bit burnt is nice, but never just slightly warmed raw tomato.

Florida Man sues Verizon for $72m – for letting him commit identity theft


Are we all trying to forget our own British idiocy? For starters I offer the claim by a Police Officer, who when answering a 999 call to a petrol station, tripped on a kerb on the premises. The compensation claim claimed that the owner of the petrol station failed to keep her safe as she investigated the possible break-in. Read all about it here http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2301650/Call-police--sue-WPC-demands-50-000-petrol-station-owner-tripping-kerb-investigating-break-in.html

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