* Posts by Les Matthew

541 posts • joined 17 Apr 2007

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Prof says fatties a bigger menace than bin Laden

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Sensationalist comments and

a book to punt, who'd of thought it.

Kiwi cops hunt teenage serial burglar with head of Robbie Coltrane

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@adnim

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/glasgow_and_west/7548472.stm

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I take it

they're not looking for some nimble cat burglar then?

Rockstar confirms GTA IV PC edition

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@Spearbox

"A bit like Deux Ex."

Third time lucky then?

Top Jock cop calls for universal DNA database

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Re: 'Jock'?

What do you expect from a bunch of southern fairies? ;)

Thailand bans GTA after video game style murder

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@Destroy All Monsters

"So now he can write a paper."

Does Thailand have the death penalty for murder?

Think he may find how easy real death is like?

Home Office bankrolls plastic plod 'documentaries'

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Black Helicopters

What else is new?

Government funds propaganda?

Privacy watchdog hoists Google by its own petard

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Two words

Love it.

NASA spies liquid in Titanic lake

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RE: So what?

"it would take 14-15 years to deliver a load"

I know of an Australian guy who can deliver "a load" at speed.

Europe approves HP purchase of EDS

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@Allan Rutland

"how big the box EDS will come in? $14bn must buy a seriously big container!"

With a very small package inside.

Reg hack insults the Parachute Regiment

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It's nice to see

the Paras are such sensitive souls.

Tory leader's stolen bicycle surfaces on eBay

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"I'm not holding my breath."

Pity.

Doctor Who fans told to lay off Hamlet

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So there won't be

a lot of signed memorabilia turning up on eBay then?

Sat nav blunder places The Rock in Skegness

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Re: Syrian driver?

"The detail isn't quite right."

There's a hidden clue in the included link.

EU abolishes the acre

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Re: Can we please keep to standard measuring units?

"So how many London Buses can you fit in a hectare?"

About 489 Routemasters.

EU tells UK to deal with Phorm - or else

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Re: About time ...

"Flames - hopefully some careers will go up in smoke."

Nope, what we will need is a Golden Handshake icon for that.

World+Dog lines up for iPhones

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@Lee

"Man, you really need to get a girlfriend."

Yes, they look good and cost a fortune too. ;)

TVonics MFR-300 micro digital TV set-top box

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Re: Stop saying overpriced!

So you use Maplins to prove your point, Hahaha. Is there anyone else in the high street that sells cheap gadget tat for more?

eBay Australia ditches PayPal scheme

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@Will Godfrey

"Is this something I should know about?"

If you have more money than sense, yes.

Ofcom flashes cash guarantees at BT for fibre investment

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@Ian

"WE USED TO OWN BT. It was sold from under us for the short term gain of one political party."

Sold? I always thought it was given away at a fraction of its value.

BSA slams EC's 'narrow-minded' interoperability vision

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@Anthony Zacharzewski

EC = European Commission

UK and US agree biometric heavily vetted trusted traveller deal

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@kain preacher

"Please don't sit here and pretend that you gov is so much better than mine."

I suggest you read comment sections of articles on this site that are related to our beloved governments actions.

'HD TV gas' 17,000 times worse for planet than CO2, claims boffin

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@JonB

"I now give 1/17000th of a shit."

So you are at least polluting the planet less.

The Moderatrix will see you now

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What I find really scarey

Is that "The Moderatrix" appears to have had a boob removal job and looks a bit butch to say the least.

Brit carrier deals inked at last

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Who wants to bet

that by the time these monsters are built the cost will have at least doubled?

If anyone's opening a book, put me down for a tenner on that.

I love a dead cert. ;)

Who will be the next Doctor?

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@madra

"i cannae believe so many of the reg's notionally intelligent readership actually watch the absolute crap that is nu-dr. who!"

I'm with you on that.

Does the following link remind anybody of the first episode in the current series?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icWy4eeTJuU

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David Tennant is playing the Doctor?

I keep mistaking him for Jim Carrey.

Software outfit keeps Vulcan airborne

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Vulcan

does it have pointy ears and do funny hand gestures?

I preferred the Handley Page Victor myself.

French handbag eBay over fakes

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@joe K

"£1400 designer bag they buy for £45 is genuine!"

How much do you want to bet the real deal costs way less than £45 to make?

Duff UK nukes risk 'popcorn' multi-blast accident apocalypse

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quality press

In the UK?

That was a joke, wasn't it?

iPhone will ship in green packaging

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@Edward

Nice rant. Just a bit to coherent to make RotW. ;)

"Am I the only one who feels this way?"

Personally, I just don't give a shit.

King Arthur was English 'propaganda', French claim

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@Caff

The spelling is a bit hit and mith.

Spain dodges Zapatero kiss of death

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@Superstitious Bollocks!

Yes, I'm not superstitious either.

Touch wood and fingers crossed.

Granite Jesus, blessed be thy gneiss

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Looks to me like

somebody sitting naked in a chair with a boner on.

Available to buy: your own frakkin' 7ft Cylon

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Shipping costs

When will they offer a self delivery option?

Bus-spotting paedo terror bust: Shock CCTV image

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What I find really funny is

that there are peeps arguing about the imaginary camera.

Police detain Tariq Aziz's cigar case

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It's nice to see our shiny new London Mayor

is into a bit of theft by finding.

UK clamps down on bus-spotting terror menace

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@Getting your priorities right

"Yep, cos fiddling with kids is much, much worse than blowing them up."

Because we all know the great unwashed masses think with that kind of rational.

Mario Puzo's son sues Paramount over Godfather royalties

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Will somebody make Anthony Puzo

an offer he can't refuse?

British Columbia stray foot tally hits six

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Call Sherlock Holmes in.

The games afoot.

Tumble dryer bites woman in Weston-super-Mare

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Consider herself lucky

that she didn't have her v-string in there too.

That would have needed some serious hand + eye coordination.

Teens use technology to party in strangers' pools

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@D

"Getting chavs to jump into pools of bleach could become a new national pastime."

Nah, use sulphuric acid then there will be no solid evidence.

London hospital loses 20,000 unencrypted patient files

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Re: Password protected

"because nobody can take the disks out of the machines and mount them on another and simply read the files..."

No need to do all that.

http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/

Boot up with the floppy and just reset them.

US woman sues over exploding thong

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video of the offending items here

http://ktla.trb.com/news/ktla-video-thong,0,544693.htmlstory

Yep, I'm so sad I googled for it.

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@RickyTheRiot

"52yo in a V-String?"

Oi! Some of us like younger women. :P :D

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@And the IT angle?

"There is no IT angle. Yes, we're turning into the Sun. Yes, we'll all go to hell in a v-string. Thank you."

There you go, corrected for you.

Virgin Media and BPI join forces to attack illegal filesharing

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Re: BPI letter misleading !

There is NO fair use provision in the UK.

Most 'malfunctioning' gadgets work just fine, report claims

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I wish I could say the same for Asus motherboards

I've had no less than five Asus motherboards fail in the last eighteen months and a similar number of PSU's which also managed to trash three AMD CPU's.

Ofcom mulls BT Openreach price hike

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@@Daniel Jones

"Yes, but at least when she flogged it off"

Don't you mean, when she gave it away for a fraction of its value?

NHS IT loses key contractor

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I had to laugh

Saw this on the TV news last night. The woman was saying that at £12.5 billion it was coming in on or just under budget. Weren't we initially told that this would cost £4 billion?

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