* Posts by Chris 242

20 posts • joined 8 Sep 2009

Yahoo! continues quest for youth with yet another acquisition

Chris 242

Yahoo, Legacy Branding

Change the name if you are going to change your base and offerings.

I suggest RegWeb, everything you desire under on one roof.

On the subject of roofs, perhaps slate or asbestos.com might do the trick.

The thought is, most providers have either been bought out or become extinct through natural evolution (nothing innovative). punters love something new.

However, changing your name (millstone) might help.

WooHoo, YeeHa, PhuckMi and ShitheBed are are open to potential corp offers

Tea, Earl Grey, hot! NASA blows $125k on Star Trek 3D FOOD PRINTER

Chris 242

Tea ! it's a spiritual thing

Before we (the Brits) start anything a bit tricky ( i.e.fighting obscene amount of aliens) put the kettle on #1.

and ponder

During the course of fighting, aquire a mild effort induced glow.

After the slaying of all said tricky stuff, put the kettle on. it's the british way.

not a "whoop whoop" in sight , just the tinkle of spoon on the rim.

Televisions in living rooms now the fastest-growing internet platform

Chris 242

Is there really anything worth watching?


Idol pop artists.

Cumwhilst celebrities are dancing

Whose got the dirtiest kitchen compared to my oxy perfection.

Its not technology that's disabled it is the CONTENT.! <sorry for the exclamation, it just gets my goat>

The BBC bang on about license value. OK I agree, nice documentories and period dramsa. my top vote for quality. if you are selective.

Times are a changing and I feel the future is/most welcome is PPV regardless of distribution.

If you like Corrie you pay, if you like archive Casulty you pay, same as movies.

TV's WILL get content from tin-ternet exclusively.

my point is; unless the content is as the quality as the delivery the proles will reject it.

the alternative PirateBay et el.

PS. I didn't buy a justin beiber CD today.

Not got 4G? There's a reason we aren't called 'Four', sniffs Three

Chris 242

The Reg Copyright of 5G

Here's the plan, wot i have thunk about for a long time.

I have noticed a pattern in the mobile industry.

First it waz, the anal log

then it all become all digital

remarkablitatty it morphed in 3G init

Then 4G

In the spirit of rounded corners I suggest a whip round to copyright 5G

OR vaguely mention in a US patent its a bit better than 4G and retire to Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's forest retreat.

Are the PCs all getting a bit old at your office? You're not alone

Chris 242

Re: Congratulations PC makers!

Writing this on a 10+ year old Athlon 1.4L with speed stripes. No more than 768MB of horse power.

Do I need more?

Personally, No.

It runs XP with office and IE8.

I'm not a gamer or graphic intensive user PS7 is enough.

Horses for courses, or check out BBC future article on winning the lottery/happiness.

Apologies for the punt. The Reg is generally my only source of CDMA aquired net info

El Reg seeks hoardiest reader for crap-stashtic honour

Chris 242

Nostalga = no skip

2 x Cub Monitors

Days of beeb.

Daisywheel Printer.

Shakes yer teeth.

9pin dot matrix printer.

The "sound" of progress.

Should the head get that hot!!

CBM KoalaPad

Makes MS draw look like a pointless doodle app.

Hurricane Sandy: Where are all the cynical online scams?

Chris 242

Re: Quite

Quote from e-mail "as people were trying to make out"

Damm fine bulldog british sprit.

Total disaster and people are still wanting shag.

Hats off

Disney buys Lucasfilm, new Star Wars trilogy planned

Chris 242

David Prouse saved lives

Damm sight more than George.

Green cross code everyone.


Look and Listen

Safe- then Cross- Looking and Listening

Don't see George saving the lives of our drunken shag-products across the road ?

Chris 242

Re: Can anyone spell

Bring Down the Mouse.

Simple association in the media.

For example. "Ow's about that then, Minnie".

Case is rested!

Chris 242

Re: On a tiny positive note...

KK=Sad Face ?? Mystified

Check out Kathleen Turner for a freak show !

Chris 242

Re: How long before

Pru Stu.

Not kiddie friendly "Pulp Fiction" you have to be joking!

Music, simple dialog, identifiable characters and traumatic adrenaline shots to the heart.

My 6 year old thinks this is better than "Pingu" and day of the week.

Dyson alleges spy stole 'leccy motor secrets for Bosch

Chris 242

Re: That sucks...

Industrial Espionage My Arse.

Give employees the respect that comes with company loyalty together with a bit of job security.

In the age of contractor IP leak, what do you expect! employee/contractor uses all his/her knowledge to provide solutions to the present companies problem. These solutions generally are from previous employment experiences.

For the simple minded HR/Legal people.

"Wot I saw/did/observed/recorded/developed generally are part of said individuals experience, experience has a value, this is why you are all so giggly when they appear for an interview from your competing company.

In a nutshell, avoid IP leak by either respecting those "human resources" that created the IP in the first place

or employ more legals than <Cox variety> after the fact!

Think your CV is crap? Your interview skills are worse

Chris 242

You need me :)


I'm here for a second interview because,

If sucessful your business unit will profit from my input.

And you will be a hero manager.

HR/ Recruiters

Get It into your disconnected lives.

skilled staff, INTERVIEW the EMPLOYERS.

Are you worthy of my talents!!

Chris 242

My point is

Regardless of what all the HR manuals say, don't judge a book by its cover.

Lets face it, there are many "unwashed" IT gurus who breathe live into your companies IT.

Disregard the unwashed !!, listen to what they have to say, opinions, current state of technology, future developments. HOWEVER have a rep from acccounts present.

Chris 242

Interview Dress

Pretentious Company. Hard working wage slaves in the background, totally suited (simpson ties etc)

IMO.!!!!! I was overqualified (experience and scroll handouts) however, the jeans phucked all chances, donned with a ironed shirt and sport jacket. Myopic !

Sad looking interviewers, reading from scripts.

What a great escape driving home.

ICANN rescues time zone database

Chris 242

David Olsen

I'm suprised David Ike isn't havin' a haf'pennies worth of comment !

X-51 hypersonic scramjet test: Flameout at Mach 5?

Chris 242

Replacement for Trident ?!

How fast is the response ICBM versus a land/sea based M5 scramjet minimal warhead?

Although I" love the bomb" and all the reasons why they are deterents.

I find it hard to believe that delivering death at mach 5 is any different than carpet bombing.

This brings us back 50 years to the Blitz.

Comments Please.

Chris 242


Looking into it.

Reminds me of the old joke.

A huge hole has appeared on the M25, the police are looking into it !

On the same pathetic humour theme:

Burgulars have stolen the toilets from paddington police station.

Authorities say, they have nothing to go on !!

Shiite jokes, coat on - walking down the wet/windy street of social procrastination.

El Reg launches 'Comment of the Week'

Chris 242


Totally agree with acronym for CoTW. is inappropriate te for younger readers of El'Reg readers.

Can I Suggest. "James Blunt" of The Week" for comments that are IT inoffensive, middle-of-the-road, generally dull and not likely to make readers evacute coffee on their monitors.


Simon Salmon-Simpleton

Novell fannies about with Open Enterprise Server 2

Chris 242

Fannies About

You have just got to love the El Reg editorial vocabulary of "Fannies About".

There is far too much knee jeck reaching for the obvious profanities. I.e. F**ks about.

Please can we have a more Benny Hill approach to expletives.!!

I'm in favour of "Buggered", "Twatted" and "Moist"


Nigel Hymen-Featherprolapse

Mines the coat with Murphy, English grammar in use 2nd ed.


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