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* Posts by Aladdin Sane

1860 posts • joined 20 Jun 2015

LG's beer-making bot singlehandedly sucks all fun, boffinry from home brewing

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Re: Beer in the Sodastream?

I recall a TV program where Heston Blumenthal put Blue Nun through a sodastream and got city boys and girls to blind taste test it against expensive Champagne - the Blue Nun won.

Bloodhound SSC reaches the end of the road for want of £25m

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Re: Dyson

Seeing as my post got deleted (probably because I used a naughty word), here's my second attempt.

Dyson is too busy being a hypocrite over Brexit to invest in this.

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NASA names the date for the first commercial crew demo flight

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Can CIMON lipread?

Dine crime: Chippy sells deep fried Xmas dinner

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Sand? When I were a lad, we had to get grit from t'road.

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Re: Xmas dinner?

Cranberry sauce is shit.

Bread sauce, on the other hand, is awesome.

Ecuador says 'yes' to Assange 'freedom' deal, but Julian says 'nyet'

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Re: Inside for 6 and a half years?

The Ambassador's Balls are known for their exquisite taste.

College PRIMOS prankster wreaks havoc with sysadmin manuals

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You do know that students tend to be complete dicks, right?

Brit bomb hoax teen who fantasised about being a notorious hacker cops 3 years in jail

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Don't mess

with the Tau'ri.

Cambridge Analytica's administrators misled judge, High Court told

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POPCORN TIME!

See above

Peak tech! Bacon vending machine signals apex of human invention

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The Vimes special?

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Re: Learned Something New

UK > Denmark > Left pondia

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Re: Just my pair of coppers...

Downvote just for mentioning the bollock fruit.

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For a proper American style park barrel, you fuck a hole in the barrel and then get paid a dollar. Inside the barrel is a poor person.

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Re: Which is better?

From bacon seed to bacon.

Bloodhound Super-Sonic-Car lacks Super-Sonic-Cashflow

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Expired cert... Really? #O2down meltdown shows we should fear bungles and bugs more than hackers

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Re: The wrong day

Is there ever a right day?

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Hanlon's razor strikes again.

Tech support discovers users who buy the 'sh*ttest PCs known to Man' struggle with basics

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Surely 3rd rate was several steps above RM?

Why millions of Brits' mobile phones were knackered on Thursday: An expired Ericsson software certificate

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Re: Reminder

That would be Arnold J Rimmer, BSC SSC.

BOFH: State of a job, eh? Roll the Endless Requests for Further Information protocol

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Does BOFH work for Crapita now?

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Re: Stuck in a Loop

Absent?

Total Inability To Support User Phones: O2 fries, burning data for 32 million Brits

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Re: Can't chat on Whatapp and Facebook?

But there are people there!

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Re: Not just O2

It's close to the whole "matey" style that social media drones take at the moment anyway.

Qualcomm lifts lid on 7nm Arm-based octo-core Snapdragon 855 chip for next year's expensive 5G Androids

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But can it run Crysis?

Space policy boffin: Blighty can't just ctrl-C, ctrl-V plans for Galileo into its Brexit satellite

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Re: TL;DR

What gave it away?

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TL;DR

We're fucked.

If you ever felt like you needed to carry 4TB of data around, Toshiba's got you covered

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How many would you need to download tumblr?

Asking for a friend.

OM5G... Qualcomm teases next Snapdragon chip for phones: The 855 with a fingerprint Sonic Screwdriver, er, Sensor

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signals can't travel very far nor penetrate walls and fog

"NEITHER RAIN NOR SNOW NOR GLOM OF NIT CAN STAY THESE MESENGERS ABOT THEIR DUTY"

GOPwned: Republicans fall victim to email hack

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Re: This kind of thing will happen when the NRCC Admin password is

I can haz?

Apple co-founder and former CEO has the most expensive John Hancock on the planet

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Coat

perhaps keep a box of tissues nearby

For the most ardent of iFanboys

Microsoft: New icons, new drivers, AI! Everything is awesome!

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Re: New icon design

I always think of Anne McCaffrey's talents universe.

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Re: FUCK YOU MICROSOFT!!!!!!!

'And all those exclamation marks, you notice? Five? A sure sign of someone who wears his underpants on his head.'

Terry Pratchett, Maskerade.

Intel eggheads put bits in a spin to try to revive Moore's law

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I prefer to write code.

Microsoft polishes up Chromium as EdgeHTML peers into the abyss

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That would involve them turning Windows into a Linux distro.

No, you haven't gone deaf – the Large Hadron Collider has been wound down for more upgrades

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Boffin

Has the LHC not destroyed the universe yet?

How disappointing.

Millennials 'horrify' their neighbours with knob-shaped lights display

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Re: Worthless without pictures

Bit of a cock up.

Dog with 'psychotic tendencies' escapes home to poop on his neighbours' pillows

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Re: Friday afternoon ROFL

Probably a scent thing to show his dominance.

Gigabit? More like, you can gigabet the US will fall behind on super-fast broadband access

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Re: The report correctly notes:

You're not a gamer, you don't schedule large file transfers, gigabit is not aimed at the likes of you. Numpty.

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Re: There is no use case for consumer gigabit broadband today.

"I think there is a world market for maybe five computers."

Thomas Watson, president of IBM, 1943

It was a lit CeBIT see, got teeny weeny, world's biggest tech show yearly party... closed its German fest's doors yesterday

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Re: Free Tat

Free memory sticks are overpriced

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Re: I've only one thing to say to that... Ah yeah!

Yeah, but that was harder to work a joke around.

Sidenote, Mike Myers appeared on the Wide Awake Club when he was still funny.

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Re: English..

He's obviously not a member of the wide awake club.

If I close my eyes, the end-of-life kit vanishes: UK banks in doghouse over poor resilience

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Re: After 20+ years in the financial sector

Not the banks, it would appear.

Huawei MateBook Pro X: PC makers look out, the phone guys are here

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Re: I don't like the aspect ration

Can't you just ration your media consumption?

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How much?

Australia to build a pirate-proof fence: Brace yourselves, Google

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"primary effect" is infringement

That's youtube fucked then.

Blighty: We spent £1bn on Galileo and all we got was this lousy T-shirt

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Re: "brexit thing has been a clusterfuck of unimaginable proportions."

Has been, will be, and currently is.

Baroness Trumpington, former Bletchley Park clerk, dies aged 96

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Pint

Not enough of these in the world------>

Facebook spooked after MPs seize documents for privacy breach probe

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Re: Sergeant at Arms

The Serjeant-at-Arms of the House of Commons is the only person allowed to wear a sword in the chamber (oo-er).

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