* Posts by Legionary13

3 posts • joined 8 Jan 2019

Dedicated techie risks life and limb to locate office conference phone hiding under newspaper


Priority bollocking

In the early '80s I trained to join a TA observer regiment that had an unspoken rule: don't bother reporting anything smaller than a division in wartime. The Yeoman of Signals explained that we were free to classify our encrypted signals (still using paper one-time pads) as we saw fit (up to Flash - Top Secret): there were special handling procedures for this sort of message. But, he explained, "if you abuse the system you can expect to be bollocked in person by a general".

Dear humans, We thought it was time we looked through YOUR source code. We found a mystery ancestor. Signed, the computers


A clue?

Is this a possible explanation for Brexit's continuing popularity?

Reg Standards Bureau introduces the Devon fatberg as coastal town menaced by oily blob


Disposals wanted

As South West Water are organised to deal with fatbergs, might they please deal with Boris Johnson? There is at least one too many in the UK.

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