Well we have a normal Friday even if locked down, I suspect Simon may have further episodes on this theme for us
266 posts • joined 3 May 2007
BOFH: You might want to sit down for this. Oh, right, you can't. Listen carefully: THIS IS NOT AN IT PROBLEM!
BOFH: Here he comes, all wide-eyed with the boundless optimism of youth. He is me, 30 years ago... what to do?
BOFH: Gosh, IPv5? Why didn't I think of that? Say, how do you like the new windows in here? Take a look. Closer...
NW brought in new feature last year - EVERY time I log in they send me a "one time code" via SMS, yes EVERY SINGLE TIME no matter what browser I use on my home PC. They claim this is to improve security for customers.
Of course readers here will know that this is considered a very weak way to do it, quite easily spoofed. But it is their latest security inprovement,
iCloud hacker perv cops nearly 3 years in jail for stealing and sharing people's private, intimate pics
BOFH: When was the last time someone said these exact words to you: You are the sunshine of my life?
In the bag: Serco 'delighted' to grab £450m ferry and freight deal between Scotland and Northern Isles
Re: Taking the Trash
ah someone else who enjoys the fine services of Kirklees!
they have a new game now; a clever system to load the route into a tablet in the cab because, well after 20 years the bloke in the cab can no longer remember the route (I assume), the issue is that the full route doesn't load but the sending system says it all data has gone so when you ring up to complain you are basically called a liar.
If only there was a way for the receiving system to check it has received all of the data.
Re: Voice response phone
try Aviva, the website can't find a post code for a flat so you have to call
~6 minutes of announcements BEFORE you get to the queue, the person answering eventually covers all the same stuff that you were told in the 6 minutes, MUCH later you get a quote that is 3x the market rate
anyone like to guess why they are not on comparison sites?
Fake broadband ISP support scammers accidentally cough up IP address to Deadpool in card phish gone wrong
Re: Oh so familiar
and the downvoters need to take the same 101 class, I qualified as an accountant in 1982 and hence do _actually_ know that cash ≠ profit, the same as people who talk about the profit showing on the balance sheet.
I wouldn't correct people on here on networking, please allow me my expertise
Re: "What is it about making your own decisions that you find so frightening?"
"The prediction by Ken Livingston that "Brexit will take longer than you expect and you won't get what you want" is still looks like the most accurate summary of the situation."
that is one minor step above mention Hitler in a debate, well done!
only my doctor, my employer. my Bank and HMRC has my correct date of birth (and I don't trust any of them not to lose it)
why does an ISP need the correct DOB?
there again my local council wanted my DOB in order that I could arrange collection of heavy electrical item (which they could recycle for profit) FFS