* Posts by Flakey

79 publicly visible posts • joined 12 Aug 2009


Curiosity Rover eyes Mars' creeping dunes


Was this directed...

...by Ridley Scott by any chance?

Music lovers move to block Phil Collins' rebirth


I'll Sign Anything

that will stop old people dancing to bad music

TalkTalk CEO admits security fail, says hacker emailed ransom demand


Whats the betting

TT's cancellation department is in meltdown right now.

Heigh ho, oh no! Politically correct panto dumps Snow White’s dwarfs


Nice to see

..Mr Davis giving De Montfort Hall short shrift... ok I'm going

British killer robot takes out two Britons in Syria strike


In A Word....


Denon delivers low-cost DTS:X AV kit. Finally Dolby Atmos gets some competition


Whatever this new stuff..

..can push out, I'll pit my Marantz PM310, coming up for 30 years old, against it. Hooked up to my PC and a pair of Wharfdale speakers it can still cause the neighbors to complain.

Drones swarm over bearded Brit billionaire's island getaway


Re: Branson

don't hold back, tell it like it is

Snowden shouldn't be extradited to US if he testifies about NSA spying, says Swiss gov


Checking the map

and assuming they fly in a straight(ish) line, Snowden would fly over Belarus,Poland, Czech Republic and Germany before Switzerland. With Russia's political and economic muscle I couldn't foresee Belarus,Poland and the Czech Rep making many objections so I reckon Germany would be the only problem. Be interesting to see how much clout Merkel has got, assuming she decides to use it..

Govt waves stick at pirate-friendly Google search


Here We Go Again

Another jackass mp, appointed by those with I.Q's closer to house bricks than human beings, spouting off about something he knows nothing about from a speech written by his lackeys that know exactly the same...nothing. Look at this idiots profile, he's a banker ffs. I'm not even going to mention the subject he was talking about because every time I see a MP spouting off about the internet my mind screams 'STFU and get back in your hole'

Lego is the TOOL OF SATAN, thunders Polish priest


Re: How about a Reg readers' suggestion thread...

I'm going for a Prostitute Lego set. Build your own sleazy neighborhood complete with ladies of the night on every street corner, "customers" slowly driving by and pimps in flashy motors at an appropriate distance. Could be a winner


If He's That Bothered

maybe he should contact Lego and get them to roll out a Lego "Jesus" set. Just think of the fun he could have: Lego Last Supper with his disciples, the arrest and questioning of Lego Jesus by Lego Pontius Pilate, a Lego cross complete with crown of thorns and to top it off, a resurrected Lego Jesus, all angelic. On second thoughts I think I might contact Lego with this idea

Boycott Firefox, gay devs urge as Mozilla appoints JavaScript daddy as CEO



all publicity is good publicity

Bono bests Bezos in Fortune's 'World's 50 Greatest Leaders' list


I can see it now ...

a rookie journo is asked to do a piece in Fortune just to fill space up and to show the editor what he/she can do so sits on the bog for 10 minutes and comes up with this crap.

As they are a catholic they feel it compulsory to put the pope (you get no uppercase title from me) in the No1 spot then adds a few yanks that no one outside the USA has heard of and a smattering of Europeans just to make up the numbers and to keep us (kind of) interested.

Bono is included because the journo thinks U2 are a great band and salivates every time they are heard on FM radio. (Of course this is all conjecture. If I'm right, great, if I'm not, so what)

Chillax, cranky commentards: Anger can KILL YOU


Re: Isn't it even worse for you ....

have an up vote for the reference to a great movie

Ever get the impression a telesales op was being held prisoner?


Re: Training

Oh great, I work all my fucking life and don't get so much as a bloody parking ticket, pay taxes all my working life so some low-life thieving bastard can sit in prison and have the opportunity for free (CCNA) that would cost me hundreds of pounds? Sod rehabilitation, punish em and make em suffer.And as for the liberal do-gooders, down vote me all you like but at the end of the day you know that this system is totally wrong and the wrong people are getting punished, the honest ones.

Insecure hipsters with BEARD ENVY spur facial hair transplant craze


Its Official

I am now officially cool, even though (facially) I look like a cross between a tramp and a founding member of the ZZ Top Appreciation Society.

Muslim clerics issue fatwa banning the devout from Mars One 'suicide' mission


Re: Fools not Clerics

Its easy to cherry-pick excerpts from books to make your point but it borders on total arrogance to state " they translated the intellectual libraries (Grk-Rmn) from the past, corrected its faults and invented progressive methods of exploration of the elements which became and still today at the forefront of scientific research and proof by calculus, not just philosophy."

Who are you, or anyone else for that matter, to say that the intellectual libraries of the Greeks and Romans needed correcting. If anything needs correcting it a book that states the following:

Quran (2:191-193) - "And kill them wherever you find them, and turn them out from where they have turned you out. And Al-Fitnah [disbelief] is worse than killing...

Quran (3:56) - "As to those who reject faith, I will punish them with terrible agony in this world and in the Hereafter, nor will they have anyone to help."

Quran (3:151) - "Soon shall We cast terror into the hearts of the Unbelievers, for that they joined companions with Allah, for which He had sent no authority"

Quran (4:95) - "Not equal are those believers who sit (at home) and receive no hurt, and those who strive and fight in the cause of Allah with their goods and their persons. Allah hath granted a grade higher to those who strive and fight with their goods and persons than to those who sit (at home). Unto all (in Faith) Hath Allah promised good: But those who strive and fight Hath He distinguished above those who sit (at home) by a special reward"

NSA alleges 'BIOS plot to destroy PCs'


And if all this wasnt bad enough

.. the NSA are even using popular entertainment shows to get their "good guy" message over. Check out episode 9 of the latest season of NCIS where NCIS recruit a NSA analyst who spends a large portion of the show telling people how they "don't bug people" and "have to get a court order, just like you guys" to listen in on people.Its so blatantly obvious that the producers have been told to run this story-line, its makes you want to vomit.

Reg man inhales the smooth, non-cancerous, taste of USB nicotine


Re: Used to smoke, mostly dope and roll ups...

Check this out http://www.wellcoolstuff.com/product/VV5.html as used in all the best coffee shops in Amsterdam. Theses are the real vapes

Murdoch stands between your kids and filth with BSkyB network-level SHIELD


Where's the "I dont need protection"?

Ive just moved over (about half an hour ago) from O2 to Sky and there is definitely an opt-out button on the filter page. At the bottom of the page there is a large grey button with the words "I dont need protection" emblazoned on it. After clicking on it everything that I used to get with O2 is accessible. Maybe they have different pages for different categories of people, adult single, adult with children etc. I must have got the single adult page.

Facebook strips away a bit more of your privacy – but won't say why


"Our goal is to deliver advertising and other commercial or sponsored content that is valuable to our users and advertisers" of course it is Zuckertwat, along with furnishing the NSA and all other spook organisations with users personal information. Every time I see a picture of Zuckerbitch I think 'how many times did you get beaten up at school?'

Bureaucrats foil Nestlé's bid to TRADEMARK KitKat's chocolatey digits



I thought it was only children in the playground that fought over chocolate bars. Obviously I'm wrong.

Child abuse ransomware tweaked to tout bogus antivirus saviours


Whats New?

So whats the difference between this ransomeware and the Cheshire Constabulary ransomware that has been around for ages and does exactly the same thing? Time to get up to speed people.

Universal Credit? Universal DISCREDIT, more like, say insiders


Department of Propaganda Memo

"The Universal Credit IT has been working well during the Pathfinder" and in other news. the June tractor production quota has been met. Now get back to work plebs.

PRISM leaks: WTF, you don't spy on your friends, splutters EU


Re: Not News

Devonshire? someone changed the map of England while I've been away?

So, who ought to be the next Doctor Who? It's up to YOU...


My vote goes to

Nigella Lawson in something tight. Ratings would go through the roof.

CRUNCH: 'Drunk' chap cuffed in high-speed car nookie prang rumpus


Is this the first case of a woman prematurely ejecting?

Going under the knife? Avoid Fridays. Trust us, we asked a doctor


Note To Self

if having a heart attack, please make sure its a Monday, Tuesday at the latest.

May threatens ban on 'hate-inciting' radicals, even if they don't promote violence


May on the Andrew Marr Show

Did anyone see this interview?. Once again the buzzword "paedophile" was thrown in along with "terrorist" when the ugly one was talking about re-introducing the Communications Data Bill, just to make sure everyone is just that little bit more scared because this is what its all about; ruling by fear and we all know that a frightened population is a controlled population.

Hunt: I'll barcode sick Brits and rip up NHS's paper prescriptions



I could tender for the contract, dont know much about computers although i did change a graphics card once. Maybe I could swing it.

Lonely-heart Maltese techie vs Bonnie Tyler for Eurovision crown


The singer from Romania looks like an extra from The Twilight Saga or Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Copyright minister admits: Google has better access to No. 10 than me


Its just strange

that on the day that the BPI announce they are going after another 25 torrent sites, Google, the biggest torrent search engine on planet earth, has better access to 10 Downing street than the parliamentary under secretary of state. Its little wonder the BPI were shouting at Google but remember, they are not evil so can do what they like

Murdoch hate sparks mass bitchin', rapid evacuation from O2, BE


Not so sweet

The reason O2/Be are offering customers free broadband for a year or more if they stay is simple, they've been promised a £20million sweetener from Sky if they keep a certain percentage of their customer database. the more that leave, less chance of the sweetner. Im on O2 and plan to leave (not sure who to yet) as soon as my contract is up in a couple of months. At the rate customers are leaving Telefonica havent got a hope of the extra cash

IT'S OFFICIAL: Hipster era is OVER – sorry, beanie boiz...


I'm just too old

to be a hipster and I knew this the moment I read PBR and thought ' PBR street gang...this is Almighty...over' and didnt have a clue it was a beer.

You thought only Google dodges UK taxes? So do all the Brit firms



Businessmen, crooks in suits, being helped by politicians who are crooks in suits. How can anyone be surprised by this?

Librarians: Argos site is top priority to be preserved for future generations


Good to see

Order-Order and the Daily Mash on the list but wheres "mingers.com" biased bbc" and chris spivey "dont fuck with the baldy"? I also see that theres a distict lack of supermarket websites (do these people think we dont shop?) oh well, suppose this is what happens when you let librarians loose.

10-day stubble: Men's 'socio-sexual attributes' at their best


My beard

is a reaction to being in H.M Forces for 12 years and shaving every day. On the day I left I said to myself 'no more shaving and no more haircuts' that was almost 30 years ago and I havent shaved off my beard to this day, just a trim every now and again. Thankfully the haircuts did continue to the point that there is now more hair on my face than on my head.

BSkyB seeks 100s of Geordies to deal with broadband customer growth


Bit optimistic

of Sky thinking its gonna need hundreds of extra workers because of the influx of O2/Be customers. Im on O2 and beleive me, a lot of people currently with O2/Be arent sticking around when the changeover occurs (me for one) The usual sentiment on the O2/Be forums is "F*** Murdoch"

Speaking in Tech: Explicit vid reveals hot tech stars in LIVE STRIP SHOW


Is it me

or do those tattoos look like marker pen? Ive got a lot of tattoos and none of the colours look like that. They just dont look like real tatts.

Applicants sought for one-way trip to Martian Big Brother house


Upvotes for all mentions of Event Horizon, a classic movie

StreetView spots possible roadside nookie down under


So Obviously

a fake, the man is with a woman and not a sheep

Dongle smut Twitstorm claims second scalp


Dear Adria

after reading about your poor sensitive feelings being sadistically attacked by "dongle" and "forking" jokes I thought it would be a nice idea to offer you a small respite and invite you over to England for a short holiday. While you are here, maybe a trip to an English football (soccer) match would be enlightening. Im sure a few thousand football supporters chanting "get ya tits out for the lads" at every attractive female and of course the famous "get into em,fuck em up" would be a therapeutic experience and put recent events into perspective. Maybe you could take pictures of the perpetrators and see how long you survive Or maybe a trip out on a saturday night into the city centre to view the local neanderthals under the influence of copious amounts of Stella would, Im sure, be an eye opening revelation and would certainly make what you have recently encountered pale into insignificance. People say and do things that offend others every single day of the year, this is life and this is how its lived, accept it or become a hermit, the choice is yours. Just dont make a big song and dance about it because when you do, it makes you look an idiot

BAN SMUT, rage MEPs: Purpose of internet must be EXTERMINATED


So a group of (mostly female) EU bureaucrats comes up with a plan to ban internet porn on the day thats designated International Womens Day. What a coincidence.

$195 BEEELLION asteroid approaching Earth


What happens if

its just.... rock?

Illicit phone rings in Sri Lankan inmate's back crack


Any Clues

as to the ringtone? I would hazzard a guess that it wasnt "Please Release Me" or "Hey fatty bum bum"...ok Im going.

Huddled immigrant masses face 'British values' quiz


What do the following mean?

1. LOL

2. WTF



Answer correctly for free entry and a free IPhone

Ministry of Fun builds crack team to juice up bumpkin broadband


"after the county chose BT as its preferred bidder"

in a horse race of one

O2 refuses to deny plans to offload home broadband product



and O2 have just given me half price BB for the next 12 months as contract expired at end of last month. I didnt want to leave and they obviously didnt want to lose a customer so couldnt refuse as service as been very good. Hoping this sell-out doesnt happen as gawd knows where Im going to migrate to.

'Doomsday' asteroid Apophis more massive than first thought


The British Government

will form a committee to discus this situation and will publish their findings sometime around summer 2037

Razzies set to torpedo Rihanna's Battleship


Gotta admit

Battleship was pretty shite and had me wondering how I could ever get my couple of hours back that I wasted watching it then I watched Django Unchained and all was forgiven,totally restoring my faith in Hollywood.