That is surely...
a brand spanking new logo...
Paris for the most obvious reasons...
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What a joke - Shouldn't she be virtually arrested if at all?
Standard security policies in companies over here are that you don't, under any circumstances, share your credentials/passwords.
Idiots, the pair of them. Chuck in the rest of these people who live in a second world instead of just having a non-committal game now and then and you have the new breed of geeks and freaks.
Hmm - where to start on this one.
You USED to work in the city on £100,000+ (£100+ - if you were working there maybe). Most likely your mortgage is already paid off or you were renting a swanky apartment close to the Square Mile. Now you earn £0 a year and can go do some worthwhile vocational work for £20K instead.
The £100K+ salaries and unjustifiable bonuses were the problem, so sending these guys back to school for a nice reality-check would be welcomed greatly by those of us who have lost thousands in savings and investments.
If I even get 10% of mine back I'll donate the lot to the Lib Dems if they could somehow pull that off.
@Steve - your literacy fears are confirmed by the comment I've just mentioned. That depresses me more than this media-fuelled recession.
Yes, this is inflammatory if taken the wrong way and I think it's a load of crap.
However, I think political correctness has gone too far in this country if someone is derided for exercising their right to free speech. If he had posted anonymously this would never have made the news.
Pathetic. You're giving this guy the exposure he wants.
Firstly - $70bn from the US Treasury? What a farce - those self-obsessed prats shelled out $711bn dollars on weapons and combat alone - (let's call this "defense".
Perhaps Homeland Security should focus more on the people at home and the political terrorists who are letting this happen around them.
Paris, because if I whispered the right words in her ear could help by giving some of her $1bn inheritance...
GMail + Firefox + Greasemonkey = No ads from Google (Ever)
If you use a freemail service, how do you expect it to be paid for? Be creative - if you want to avoid TV ads, you turn the channel or ignore them. If you want to avoid web ads, screen them out!
The people who know about this practice and who don't like it have 2 options. Convert to my suggestion above, or stop being stingy and go pay £1.50 a month for a mailbox.
Mine's the one with the logo painted over.
I was considering brainstorming some new PC terms but I thought it would be a load of nanny-state labourised bollocks.
There is nothing wrong with suffusing the word 'man' into posts. Should we relabel our species as Hupersons?
Get a grip you overpaid council idiots - get the bums off the streets, help out the broken homes, stop treating fat people like they are diseased and pour money into education instead.
I get really wound up by people nit-picking at what are now considered to be non-pc terms.
Britain is officially* the most PC state in the world and I want to leave.
*I made that up but it feels that way.
Mine's the man-sized one in a manly dark colour.
The whole point of a 12A film is to ensure parents are aware that they may need to be the role model their kids deserve.
The BBFC exists to protect young minds from growing up too fast. I'll be damned if actions such as this prevail if only to ensure the impending nanny state is held at bay.
Blame it on the parents; they should check out the movie before allowing kids to see it.
Paris because she would have known better than Iain D.S.
I have been offered a free 2nd line to trial high-speed broadband for free for 6 months - I was called on Thursday to book a time, then they hung up after telling me the system crashed!!
Apparently the forecast uptime is going to be "sometime before Wednesday. Sir."
Paris I wouldn't mind a high speed route to her 2nd line.
Try not to break your arm when you fall a great distance off your horse ;-)
The comparison of the benefits of saving music from streams as opposed to torrents etc is ridiculous and unfounded.
You get those streamed songs for free. The artist doesn't benefit, the wider sharing community don't benefit - if anything you're wasting valuable bandwidth!
As a mad torrent seeder and leecher, I think it's worth noting I buy 5 times the number of DVDs, CDs and vinyls than any of my non-sharing friends would purchase. Seagate also profit greatly from my purchase of NAS stations and external backup systems!
What a daft argument - sharing is caring - vast difference between pirates and sharers!
Mine's the one with built-in earphones and mp3 flash drives...
HoTMaiL has got one of the longest freemail shelf-lives of all the freemails I know - but it's got to be the clunkiest and most cumbersome webmail app out there and is slowly but surely being overtaken by the king of freemail, GMail. (http://mashable.com/2007/05/10/gmail-users-are-younger-richer-good-in-bed/).
Hopefully this will spur some of the ad-funded freetards to at least get what they are clicking for, a quality service!
Paris because she could afford to buy an ISP and give us freemail funded by pictures of her wearing not a lot.
Mine's the invisible one with 16 digital cameras sewn in for perv purposes...
What a great idea someone once had to go and create a patent for a simple yet transforming data transfer method.
This really pisses me off that instead of taking this into the public domain, some hot-shot corporate twats are instead (probably) going to purchase it and raise claims of infringement.
Soon some idiot is going to patent a colour scheme, or the very 'idea' of CSS, or god forbid, that awful txt language which the under-educated of the western world insist on using in full length emails and web pages.
AJAX, in its very notion, was the next logical step of the web - why even attempt to restrict the surrounding development?
"...has 10MB of user memory and can accept 1MB Micro SD cards."
Hmmm, so I need to carry a selection of cards with me, depending on whether I want to access my phone book or my messages.
Mine's the one with lots and lots and lots of little memory-card sized inside pockets, ta...
"...IT departments operate much more smoothly and efficiently if IT staff are adequately trained."
Couldn't this be spread across the wider community using this basic template?
**XXXXX operate much more smoothly and efficiently if XXXXX are adequately trained**
Microsoft... ... scratch that one, never going to run smoothly.
... presumably the €150 is for the highly qualified German/Russian Translator/Parole Officer who is supervising. Given that you can survive on less than a pound a day with vast quantities of borscht and (the best) vodka, this kid should be thrilled.
No webby access? if that's the IT angle, fair enough, but I'd want triple that amount to live without my access to t'internet for even a couple of weeks.
While the "no such thing as an "mp3" format 10 years ago" comment was wholly unresearched, I agree with DBT about the Sony Ericsson Walkman phones.
I've gone through many Sony Walkman products over the years, from tapes to CDs, MDs, HDs and now flash phones. I have the w950i, and while it's a Marmite phone and many will hate it, I personally love it.
With the 8GB W960i on its way (Very sexy, http://www.sonyericsson.com/spg.jsp?cc=global&lc=en&ver=4001&template=pp1_1_1&zone=pp&lm=pp1&pid=10908) I think iPhone has a real contender. This phone is pure simplicity for transferring and listening to music. I'll be first in the queue!
The HSDPA offered by Orange in the UK is fantastic, I get 3.2MB/s on a normal day, unlimited usage between 6pm and 8am and all weekend, all that on a reliable service for £5 a month, I kid you not.
Yet when I wander over to Dublin to visit Mum and Dad, the networks are RUBBISH with awful download speeds, and Orange pass on a hefty £1 per MB while I'm there!
Somethings amiss for sure.
I've been on to Orange all morning - managed FINALLY to speak to someone in their Data Lab. The Unlimited Evenings and Weekend package has a 1GB fair use allowance (guessing you could exceed this after 1am) but the 30MB cap is imposed to stop the connection being used as a modem. If you want modem usage included, they recommend Access Max (£88.13 a month!).
So now we have 2 caps - 1GB if you use the connection from your phone directly - 30MB if it's used as a modem.
So I'm mildly satiated for now.
I spoke to Retentions not one month ago, who upgraded me to a w950i for free. This is a great phone, but I was sold on it at the prospect of high-speed unlimited downloads on evenings and weekends.
It's well known that "unlimited" means unlimited access. but I was specifically mis-sold this package and I'm not a happy customer - I'm more than willing to sell the phone to buy out of this contract and move to ANY other provider.
As it stands, Virgin Media does not cap downloads. At all.
Bandwidth throttling is more to do with saving everybody else's connection than slowing the heavies down. If you had experience of living in the states using SBC, Comcast or Time Warner Cable, you would find that every evening, without fail, your download speeds were throttled back somewhat.
In such a litigious country, claims of "unlimited downloads" would be slaughtered in court were they not true.
For those of you who want constant high speeds AND unlimited downloads, get yourself a leased line - consumer lines have limits simply to save those users who don't abuse the network.
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