* Posts by Einstein's Smarter Brother

7 posts • joined 27 Apr 2010

Nigerian scams are hyper-efficient idiot finders

Einstein's Smarter Brother

Re: Engage them in baiting

There are several websites devoted to 419 baiting, some of the threads are highly entertaining!


Boffins render fibre obsolete

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..your laptop weighs 2Kg, but your NiFi card weighs 4 tons and probably needs a small power station to run it, oh...and the bandwidth is somewhat limited. However, I can see the extended range might be useful, especially in older houses with thicker walls!

Bound robbery victim IMs for help with toes

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I'm sure there must be a pun about upper-case being equivalent to shouting, but I can't think of one right now

FBI hunt gun-waving, skateboarding bank robber

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How many pixels?

Why are those CCTV pictures so awful? Don't they have resolution greater than 10 * 10 pixels?

3 men charged in $100m scareware scam

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How much?!

Does anyone ever wonder why these guys are so greedy? You can't realistically spend that much, and it's an awkward amount to divide by three! Why not stop at say $1m or $2m each? And then they'd probably have got away with it

Missing Soviet nuclear electrocar FOUND ON MOON

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Re: Shadows

I think the other objects are craters which go beneath the surface, whilst the buggy is above the surface, hence the shadow is on the other side.

Einstein's Smarter Brother

Re: Hmm

Nope, if it was a bus there'd be two more not far away.


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