* Posts by Alf Faiweather

6 publicly visible posts • joined 30 Jan 2008

Windows 7 — It’s like Vista, only less annoying

Alf Faiweather
Gates Horns

Arrived fresh in the post this morning...

My lovely new disc and licence for Windows XP Pro...

Asus' angular laptop-of-the-future designs spied

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All well and good...

But I still just want one of those Speccy +2 looky-like keyboard things they're demoing...

Carphone Warehouse denies mass Linux Webbook recall

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point and click...

> the retailer issued a recall of its own-brand mini laptop from stores because customers found the open source OS “unfamiliar” and “confusing”.

Official: Carphone Warehouse customers "thick as" and "shit".

Russell Crowe to play Bill Hicks?

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Gosh darnit Bill...

You think when Bill Hicks comes back he ever wants to see a fucking Russell Crowe movie?

I think I've died a little inside.

Pregnant man to hit Oprah with ultrasound

Alf Faiweather
Paris Hilton


Despite her best efforts, she's a woman, she has a womb, she can get pregnant.

*That's* how it's possible.

You guys seem to think that this biology stuff is difficult. Or that this is in anyway worthy of being a news item.

(Paris, cos she taught me all I know about laydeeez)

Ryanair incurs wrath of Sarko the Terrible

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Shurely Shome Mishtake?

Have you guys not heard of "Private Eye"? Every fortnight it's packed full of similar pictures of the in/famous saying or thinking things that they actually *didn't*.

This is called satire.

And whilst this advert might not be to everyone's tastes, it exhibits some of the hallmarks of a topical, vaguely satirical article.

And, I am told, the Froggies love it. Allegedly.