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* Posts by kain preacher

3613 posts • joined 4 Apr 2007

Trainee techie ran away and hid after screwing up a job, literally

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Re: Key word is "Trainee"

"Drinking tea is a part of the job?"

Depends some times you need coffee to mask the whiskey.

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Re: He started a new life

I've never understood what drives normal, non-psycopathic, people to take up dentistry anyway, even if they were competent with power tools. Yet they do. Funny old world, sometimes.

Phil O'Sophical

My last dentist was also a lawyer. He did medical malpractice .

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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich quits biz after fling with coworker rumbled

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Re: Similar thing at HP

A CEO Shagging an employee opens them up to sexual harassment suit.

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Canadian utility makes blockchain upstarts bid for their ravenous rigs' electricity supply

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Re: Won't somebody think of the planet...?

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I'm willing to bet the sucking power is limited for safety reasons .

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Test Systems Better, IBM tells UK IT meltdown bank TSB

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Was time and money budgeted for testing ? Were the specs looked down? were the needs clearly identified ? Or did every just spit ball ideas and said this sounds good enough and signed off

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Microsoft CEO wades into ICE outcry: Cool it, we only do legacy mail

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Re: Avoidance

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Except that is the legal way to do it . Trump is the first president to do this .

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Re: Avoidance

"The fundamental issue is whether you're entering the US at a port of entry or just walking over the border. Walking over the border is against the law."

actually no since they still are arresting and taking kids from those that that come via a legal port of entry and ask for asylum,

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Re: Avoidance

"All of this hubalaboo ignores the fact that these families wouldn't be separated from their kids if they hadn't entered the country illegally in the first place. Full stop."

And what about the ones that came a legal port of entry asking for asylum that had their kids snatch? Oh wait that does not fit your narrative.

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Priceless: The cost to BT for bothering you with spam? 1.5 UK pence per email

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I'm thinking 1.5 the cost of a first class stamp.

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Former FBI boss Comey used private email for official business – DoJ

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Re: "So Hillary was suppose to know what she was doing was wrong but not James Comey?"

DougS, If I was Hillary I would say Comeys use of Gmail vindicates me. At least with private server you have control over who reads your email. But yeah used GMail while investigate Hillary looks very bad. Then Making that announcement weeks before the election makes it look like he had an agenda .

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So Hillary was suppose to know what she was doing was wrong but not James Comey ?

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Computer Misuse Act charge against British judge thrown out

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Re: Try again

Seems like i'm not allowed to talk about it.

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Re: Try again

You mean like that one article that had just about every comment deleted after they were posted ?

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So I can run afoul of this law so long as I have a good reason.

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Judge on Microsoft gender discrimination case finds 'flaw' in class grouping argument

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TIgra 07 re so wrong about the gender pay gap. First of they don't just compare wages but they compare Jobs. IE they look at a Women that are doctors then a man that are doctors then they compare wages. They calculate by the hour not by total wage which would take in to account if a man works more hours.

So to say it's cause choices women make is bullshit.

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Yahoo! Kills! The! Messenger!

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Re: They already killed the presence icon

YIM had an option mark your self not online.

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Yahoo is slowly destroying it's self.

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Worst. Birthday. Ever. IPv6's party falls flat

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I'm still waiting on IPv5

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Dems push Ryan to vote to help save America's net neutrality measures

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Re: 86% of Americans agree with *THEM*? Since *WHEN*?

"This is what happens when you habitually huff on Hannity"

I'm thinking more of Alex Jones.

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Re: 86% of Americans agree with *THEM*? Since *WHEN*?

Yes the caps key is malfunctioning as that rant should be in all caps.

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British egg producers saddened by Google salad emoji update

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I'm sure they had an egg cellent reason to remove it. excellent

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Linus Torvalds decides world isn’t ready for Linux 5.0

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Re: Wrong again

I;m not talking about PC dos there was a version of MS dos that was written by IBM buth ten MS took it back after version 4.01

MS-DOS 4.x (IBM-developed) – includes a graphical/mouse interface. It had many bugs and compatibility issues.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MS-DOS#4.01

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Re: Déjà vu

TO be fair one of those version one DOS 4.0 was written by IBM.

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Four hydrogen + eight caesium clocks = one almost-proven Einstein theory

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Re: Time flows backwards...

Make sure it's high octane. We don't want the doggy back firing.

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Re: Time flows backwards...

"I mean my car has never once shat on the lawn,"

Consider your self lucky cause when a car does shit it shelf it's spectacular.

And you know I meant dodgy petrol stations.

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Re: Time flows backwards...

Hey I told you not to eat those discount curry lamb kabobs from that doggy petrol station.

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Finally, San Francisco cleans up the crap from its streets – yes, all those fscking scooters

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Re: Surely the solution is simple

Great idea except for problem. If they cared about the scooters they would be picking up the abandon ones. Instead you get to see you tube videos of city works tossing them in the back of a skip by the dozens.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmWTDHORy0c

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UK's first transatlantic F-35 delivery flight delayed by weather

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Re: Alternatives

Or this is just an excuse to delay shipping a flying turd.

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You blithering Ajit! Huawei burns Pai for FCC sh*tlist proposal

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Re: *Evil thought for the day*

"IIRC China is the major holder of the USA national debt - not to mention significant assets."

Man that is just wrong on so many levels. China is the largest foreign holder of US debt followed by Japan then the Belgium. The Largest hold of US debt is Americans. Only 34% of the US debt is own by foreign entities.

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Did you test that? No, I thought you tested it. Now customers have it and it doesn't work

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Testing is for wimps. Real mean just ship it out and then cries like babies went it hits the fan.

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Send printer ink, please. More again please, and fast. Now send it faster

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Still not as bad as some that ran 15 ink jet transparencies through a laser printer at my last place.

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Re: Apologies in advance

"One should always wipe after a happy ending." SOme folks are just nasty like that. Like that lady that shaved her legs in a public pool.

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Whois? Whowas. So what's next for ICANN and its vast database of domain-name owners?

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I know people say it's because ICAAN is an American company but it takes a special kind hubris to go to court and say we want to enforce an illegal contract(requiring you to break the law). Oh yes we know it's an illegal contract but we want an exemption .

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UK judge appears in dock over Computer Misuse Act allegations

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New Windows Servers are like buses: None for ages, then two at once!

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Re: In-place upgrade?

I thought it morphed into Windows Server Essentials.

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Domain name sellers rub ICANN's face in sticky mess of Europe's GDPR

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Ha I nailed it. They are suing in Germany.

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But with ICAAN stupidity they will either sue or terminate the contract.

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Trio indicted after police SWAT prank call leads to cops killing bloke

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"Is there no degree of indirect homicide, like the UK manslaughter, to cover such a case where the outcome was likely to be foreseen?"

Two charges are appropriate here . Felony murder (murder in the compression of crime). 2nd degree murder. That's when you did not intend to kill some, but reassemble person could fore see that your actions might lead to some ones death.

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US websites block netizens in Europe: Why are they ghosting EU? It's not you, it's GDPR

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Re: Am I mistaken?

So that means the moment any EU residents visits a web site the web site have to abide by the GDPR

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Down vote me all you want but it's still a legit question. If have PDFs on website that is only about a products that are only sold in Canada would I still have abide by the GDPR if I have people looking at my web stie from the EU, even if my web site was not intend to do business in the EU?

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Question, just because a website is accessible in the EU, does that mean it's doing business in the EU ?

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FBI's flawed phone tally blamed on programming error. 7,800 unbreakable mobes? Er, um...

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Was any one shocked that the number was grossly inflated ? Saying we has 1-200 founds we can't crack does not get the same response as saying we have close to 8,000 phones.

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

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Re: Get this round my area..

Were I live they have freed dump day once a month and they take every thing, yet people still do illegal dumping.

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Re: Get this round my area..

I was watching a local station news. On this one street people keep on dumping on Sunday What do the cops do? Nothing so the local business set up cams. The dumpers don't care that cams are all around. Oh they are just dumping on the street.

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Tech support made the news after bomb squad and police showed up to 'defuse' leaky UPS

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Re: We shut down central Edinburgh with a fridge

I can understand why they were pissed. An i undefined chemical leak. if it was ammonia that is nasty if inhaled .

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Data centre down: Budget plane-ride mart Ryanair goes all in with AWS

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Have they checked for hidden fees like $1.5 per email to get alerts? Printing surcharge on all emails .$5 for the first gig and then $10,000 each 50 megabytes.

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Hacking charge dropped against Nova Scotia teen who slurped public records from the web

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In the US they could of done him in for computer trespassing and misuse of a computer system. It's a catch all.

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Admin needed server fast, skipped factory config … then bricked it

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I did something similar. I was one pin off when I plugged the power connector on the board. Turn the power on and heard pop. The bios chip had dislodged it self :(

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MacBook Pro petition begs Apple for total recall of krap keyboards

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J@7 it's even worse than that. Remember when Nvida had a chip problem ? They offered to cover Apples cost of doing a recall and they said no. Then when apple did do a recall they said it had to be diagnosed with their special software. Well if yo don't have video you can't run the software. Well guess what happens if you can't run the software. Repair declined.

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