* Posts by tim

15 posts • joined 4 Apr 2007

User-generated reviews - blessing or bull?

tim
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I love it

this story is awesome, it comes on a page with a little red banner, really neat. Can't recommend it enough, in fact The Register as a whole is great. 5 stars. (Can I have my laptop now please.....)

Yahoo! mocks Google Privacy Theatre

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Paris Hilton

google are scum

well something like that...maybe...they're just too fucking big these days and are seemingly on a MS mission from god to take over the world... i don't even use search anymore i just randomly put addresses in to see if they have the answer for me.

paris because she's as drunk as i am (probably)

Webcast quango: One-third of UK teachers are creationists

tim

@ Hollerith

i don't think it's misrepresenting anyone, it clearly states “....almost 9 out of 10 (87.9%) teachers take the pragmatic view that they should be allowed to discuss creationism or intelligent design in science, if pupils raise the question.”, it's also saying/showing that about 3% of teachers think it should be given the "...same status as evolution in the classroom..." , the title to the story is misleading ut thats mee-ja folk for you (I'm just hoping none of those 3% end up teaching my children).

Apple opens Macbook front in iPhone jailbreak war

tim
Paris Hilton

*sigh*

why are people surpirised/angry by the fact Apple want to protect their interests ? Its what most companies do, I think its a bit petty but I dont have a mac or an iPhone so dont really care tbh. Jobs/Gates, Microsoft/Apple different tinsel same turd.

Paris - because she's a brand.

NZ judge saves girl from bloody silly name

tim
Paris Hilton

maybe its something about NZ....

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/1559705/%27This-baby%27s-name-is-not-4Real%27%2C-couple-told.html

oh dear.

paris - because thats a bloody silly name as well.

Angry? Try the Tw*t-O-Tron

tim

wang-dango

this post will probably be deleted! . Im not being racist but pregnant children are selling Britain to the French because I am now ashamed of Britain. All Englishmen should sterolise them all. Will sex with animals be legal next?!!!

FBI agents lured suspects using fake child porn hyperlinks

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Paris Hilton

eh ? @ no.

hmmm I think they would realise when all of a sudden there was an increase in clicks that maybe it had been posted somewhere else.

if that's your idea of fun then it shows just what an idiot you are, the link was posted with the message describing a 4 yr old having sex with their father any twat clicking on it is quite clearly not expecting a busty brunette flashing her garage doors.

I don't particularly agree with their methods, but I certainly don't agree with you.

(and any idiot that has a wifi router unsecured, un-logged and not locked down by mac address deserves all the fun they get)

Paris because you're as thick as her.

eBayer invites buyers to rip him off

tim

piss poor viral marketing

oh dear, they couldn't even be arsed to stick a fake auction up on their own site...http://www.tazbar.com/Search/Search.aspx?q=sony&desc=False&section=1, the user (class-it) doesn't exist and provides no link through to this amazing interweb bazaar sale of his shite laptop.... maybe they should worry less about ebay and more about their choice of online pr agency

Boozing boffins contribute less to science

tim

chad's not going to be very happy.......

thats two boffins and one egghead, he'll be spitting feathers by the time he gets to the comments section (or maybe thats because he's got a hangover.....;p)

(re: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/02/11/t_ray_spy_beam_da_vinci_invisible_shed/comments/#c_152822 )

Reg readers bring down HMRC website

tim

@ all

i used the weird coloured papyrus like stuff with boxes on it that they sent me, a hand-held tube with an ink release mechanism and then handed it in to a tax-bot.sitting in a building. No 404's from her, just a come hither look and a chirpy thank you.

Gave up on the *online* thing when it first came out due to its utter shitness. Agree with Neural9, i'd rather leave the cash in the bank getting interest than pay them and let them have it.

Better still use an accountant, costs about 300-400 squid, is tax deductible (everyones a winner) and you dont have to do anything, but then again thats proper organised ! (must get my shit together this year.....)

Two UK web hosts go down

tim

1and1 and virginmedia

having just spent the whole morning fart arsing around trying to sort out why I couldnt connect (i thought I'd just screwed the server I was installing)I eventually got to speak to an eskimo via a bean can and a bit of string who very very quietly told me that virgin media had blocked their ip range, although virgin medias support (another super quiet, distorted person a billion miles away) told me he knew nothing about it, this was obviously after the 20min (£10!!!) support call that told me it was my fauilt.

I've tried searching and this was the only bit of news I found ( for some reason I cant connect to news.google either).

sorry just had to rant - nothing of any real use here...... o hum red wine it is then.....

Facebook was my idea, says yet another ex-Harvard student

tim

Title

oh ffs, facebook, myspace etc etc they're all shite its just a revamp of geocities and that ilk. utter utter crap. worth 10bn my arse why is worth that ? it has no value no use and will be devoid of people in two years time. its populated by empty accounts, spammers and kids (and a whole bunch of billy no mates).

jeeez.

Virgin Media still claiming no usage limits

tim

seems fair enough

i'm not overly thrilled by it but at the end of the day do you really need to be downloading 3GB a day everyday, I work from home, listen to internet radio all day am constantly uploading and downloading large files, I'm a developer so get sent loads of psd's and fla's etc, dowlnload software, I've even been known to tinker with utorrent and I dont get anywhere near that and even if you do, it's only for 4hrs ffs.

BBC flashes Kylie Minogue's minge at innocent kiddies

tim

more to the point.....

why is their spell-checker/auto correction changing "Minogue's" or whatever it was they first wrote to Minge's. I know none of the text editors I use change or offer "Minge" as an alternative.

Me thinks they must be using their work comp for something else.....

Children to nag adults through CCTV

tim

well.......

....if people weren't such idiots throwing litter, letting their dogs shit everywhere, spraying tags and whacking bottles over each others heads then maybe we wouldn't need it. Unfortunately they do and are evidently in need of some sort of guidance from a speaking lampost as they are incapable of carrying out the most basic of tasks without behaving like a 3 year old.

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