* Posts by Toni the terrible

135 posts • joined 24 Feb 2017

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Lenovo's craptastic fingerprint scanner has a hardcoded password

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Phones

And the Lenovo owned Moto G5s with fingerprint scanner?

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UK.gov puts Suffolk 7-year-old's submarine design into production

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Re: Verity Jackson with the new boat

They will Downsize the crew (you know that Documentary due to come out soon called 'Downsizing')

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Foil snack food bags make a decent Faraday cage, judge finds

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Joke

foil

It's a pity I have never seen a snack bag suitable to replace my tinfoil hat, there are some big ones; but they don't do well in the washing machine when I want to clear out the grease (not just from my hair). However, seems reasonable to keep my wallet or purse nice and RF protected.

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It gets worse: Microsoft’s Spectre-fixer wrecks some AMD PCs

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Holmes

Re: This is what happens

And that applies to politics too; faceless corporation (faceless government - you cant call Trump & May real faces) antiquated hardware (government systems of all kinds) - all this is common with effective monopolies that fail to pay reasonable taxes - so how is that our fault that we the majority have no real choice.

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How about that time Russian military used a video game pic as proof of US aiding ISIS?

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Devil

Re: Can we just get...

You really don't want them to breed, do you?

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Irish priests told to stop bashing bishops

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Re: Mutants should expect to be mated with a sibling.

or like Bristol (or any part of the southwest, or Norfolk in the east)

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Re: Calgary.

Yee hah!

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Happy

Fairy's?

Quite right, Mr Fry is one of the Fae not a flighty flower fairy of modern usage. you know this is true after all on QI he had a bunch of elves backing him up.

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Birds are pecking apart Australia's national broadband network

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Re: Every living thing in Australia is deadly dangerous

Yes

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Re: eating our local birds ?

ooooo errr,

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Investigatory Powers Act: You're not being paranoid. UK.gov really is watching you

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Happy

Re: Eat their own dog food

If MP's think they are really excluded then they are deluded

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BOFH: Oh dear. Did someone get lost on the Audit Trail?

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Joke

Re: Shredders?

Ah the high-tech vampire killer..

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Computers4Christians miraculously appears on Ubuntu wiki

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Angel

Re: RE: Sisk

The trouble is that the old testament is being referenced. Christains should stick to the New.

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Town wants Amazon's new HQ so much it plans to split off new town called 'Amazon'

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Happy

Yes

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Judge: You can't call someone a c*nt, but a C∀NT is a cunning stunt

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Re: Speak or utter

Is not Free Speech normally considered to include text? So his "text" is speech and so... I am going for a drinkie

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Terry Pratchett's unfinished works flattened by steamroller

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Re: I'm touched by the weirdness of this request...

I always liked Strata

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Stephen King's scary movie reboot provokes tears from 'legit clowns'

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and who needs entertaining more, miserable... clowns.

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Yes, Boris the Political Clown

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New York Police scrap 36,000 Windows smartphones

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Re: As Elop would say...

The boy stood on the burning deck...

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Isn't that the normal qualifications for IT decision making in large organisations?

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Re: iPhone?

Well they have now decided on a Jesus phone..

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Re: "I don't care if you're Jesus fucking Christ"

Hell's Kitchen maybe?

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Chap behind Godwin's law suspends his own rule for Charlottesville fascists: 'By all means, compare them to Nazis'

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Re: Godwin not applicable here

aka "useful Idiots"

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Re: Not a fan of white supremacists...

If they wear brownshirts, call them Brownshirts (Its the crap they speak that makes them brown)

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Jodie Who-ttaker? The Doctor is in

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Re: You forgot

What's the Q and I anyway?

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Utah fights man's attempt to marry laptop

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Re: Badly written law?

Add 'human' in there somewhere to keep out the corporations

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Re: Ship of Theseus

Are the Kardasians? - are they what? Laptops?

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I'll take the sandtrooper in white: Meet the rebel scum making Star Wars armour sets for a living

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Re: Skinnytroopers

hooraah!

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Ex-MI5 boss: People ask, why didn't you follow all these people ... on your radar?

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Re: Not the Internet?

You could use a fully mechanical printer of a John Bull Printing set.

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Re: What are we going to do to [...] stop all our resources being taken away? Swordfish!

I think he meant the fishy sort, sort of taste like Tuna I am told - the chicken of the sea

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Re: @AC

They were christain and therefore must be crusaders QED

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We're not saying we're living in a simulation but someone's simulated the universe in a computer

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Re: I just feel sorry for...

Veritas?

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Re: "The universe is made up of about 23 per cent dark matter and 72 per cent dark energy"

No certain to contain Nuts!

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Re: @Demos Are we a simulation?

planck

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Britain's on the brink of a small-scale nuclear reactor revolution

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Unhappy

Re: I hope they succeed ... but! Economics!

The three things we need are a cheap mass (multi GW range) electricity storage device, ambient temperature super conductors and workable fusion reactors; oh dear!

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Happy

Re: Placed underground you say ?

While they did demo trains hitting nuke waste containers I have never seen a 747 crashed into a power station containment vessel, I would pay to see that

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Boffin

Re: Placed underground you say ?

Bury the waste in tectonic plate sub-duction zones, keep the centre of the earth molten!

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Telecoms fail in UK takes down passport scanners in Australia

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Facepalm

Re: What about redundancy?

Because it is not critical to those who count, and isn't a bunch of non-VIP passengers.

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America 'will ban carry-on laptops on flights from UK, Europe to US'

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Boffin

I have wondered why Li batteries of any type are allowed in aircraft. Take the device without a battery and pick one up at your destination, expensive and annoying but much safer.

If the device cant have its battery replaced why use it?

As for the security bollks make USA citizen travellers submit to the same bollks their country applies to others - its only fair after all.

Anyway do you really, reallly want to haul your bestest electronics via air, where theft is not unknown?

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Boffin

Re: In their defense (sic)

Flush and fill the storage compartment with Nitrogen. No Oxygen, no fire.

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Male escort forgot pregnancy protection, scores data protection instead

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Re: Guaranteed contraception

clone her?

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Re: A bit of German

A Handbag?

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iPhone lawyers literally compare Apples with Pears in trademark war

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Re: Pear's logo is clearly broken

Or, rather than trying to cash in on Apple they got somewhat annoyed at Apple Inc

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Pint

Re: Beware

Oranges are not the only fruit

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Headmaster

Re: Does anyone remember ...

No, I must correct you there, Apple are not the Evil Empire they are one of the Evil Empires. I am sure you can list the others.

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Joke

Re: Does anyone remember ...

...and custard?

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Re: Apple Records predates Apple Computers

I saw what you done there a Morel is a fungi right? Helped to grow by covering with a lot of bullshit.

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'I feel violated': Engineer who pointed out traffic signals flaw fined for 'unlicensed engineering'

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Again, they are not Chartered Engineers who pay a fair bit to call themselves that. Sky engineers are at best technicians and there is nothing wrong with that.

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Re: Hold up ...

Yes, you shouldn't put decart before the horse

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