back to article Hasta la Victoria Siempre, GDS! This is not the end, no way

For Digital Millennials it was an epoch-defining event. Like the assassination of Kennedy, or the fall of Thatcher, everyone will remember what they were doing the moment they heard the shock news. Perhaps you were blue-skying a gamification concept at Second Home. Perhaps you were at The Trampery, teaching some visiting …

  1. Mage Silver badge

    Who is pretending to be Steve Bong?

    That all made total sense.

    1. Chris Miller

      Re: Who is pretending to be Steve Bong?

      You have been assimilated - welcome to the Borg, you are 4 of 9.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Happy

    That needed to be said. As following Stalin's death, some truths can now be mentioned without fear.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      "That needed to be said. As following Stalin's Beria's death, some truths can now be mentioned without fear."

      Worth remembering when looking at government surveillance plans - even Molotov was frightened of Beria (NKVD head.)

  3. Kubla Cant Silver badge

    Stick it

    The icon of a triangle surmounted by two circlets is a brilliantly economical representation of pushing something upwards into an orifice. On what kind of page did they see it being used?

    As Mage says, the reality is beyond satire.

    1. Dick Pountain

      Re: Stick it

      Oh, I thought it was Wi-Fi waves being repelled by a tinfoil hat

  4. Mephistro
    Devil

    Priceless...

    That sticker with "gov.uk - 4th July" is just priceless!!!

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Slogan

    trust users deliver - why when shortening it do I keep thinking turd, most be some mystical subliminal effect of the branding makes me Add the r

  6. Trollslayer

    You couldn't make it up

    But I am hoping someone did.

  7. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Son of a gun...

    I searched for that preposterous quote "made GDS a household name" just to see if Google would say "did you mean made GDS an outhouse name?" And instead it gave me this:

    http://diginomica.com/2015/08/04/mike-brackens-exit-leaves-gds-at-a-crossroads-the-return-of-the-oligopoly/#.VcUCzPmqqko

    I thought the Bong! articles were just bitter bilious satire, but it turns out they're just abridged versions of the craziness out there, the Reader's Digest of UK digi-wonkdom.

  8. Fungus Bob
    Devil

    These ¡Bong! articles....

    ...are offal, just offal.

    1. Ashton Black

      Re: These ¡Bong! articles....

      Oh come on... have a heart! (or a lung, spleen etc and so on.)

      1. Fungus Bob

        Re: These ¡Bong! articles....

        I lack the intestinal fortitude (he said with tongue in cheek)...

  9. Captain DaFt

    ACH!

    I blame myself for this article.

    "Mention the devil and he soon appears."

  10. Disgusted of Cheltenham

    Trolls and those with good questions will go hungry

    Jordan gone? That might explain why there was no blogged answer to the question as to why there is no systematic structure for the websites to handle pages with versions in different languages.

    gc.ca managed this before he was born, and .eu and directgov somehow manage(d).

    https://www.gov.uk/cymraeg still has just

    Is there anything wrong with this page? and the tag

    html lang="en"

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