* Posts by Marki Mark

13 posts • joined 12 Sep 2014

What a boar! Wild pigs snort and snuffle €20k worth of marching powder stashed in Tuscan forest

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but we like to imagine they were off their ever-loving tits and rampaged through nearby farmland, closing the night with a marathon session of piglet-making to wake up with a monstrous headache and wondering why that truffle in particular was so moreish.

What an excellent imagination! :)

You only need to click once, fool: Gaming rig sales up as Trump presses continue on trade tariff tussle

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Re: "IDC reckons the market will hit 55.2 million by 2023"

I doubt that they factored in anything beyond "is the pub open yet?"

The D in Systemd is for Directories: Poettering says his creation will phone /home in future

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I might have been tempted to pay attention, but since he's resposible the systemd shit storm he has no credibility with me...

UK Supreme Court unprorogues Parliament

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this never-ending shit show - Yup, that pretty much sums up Brexit...

You can trust us to run a digital currency – we're Facebook: Exec begs Europe not to ban Libra

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Re: Delivering meaningful value

Brexit "Meaningful" votes?

Cloud, internet biz will take a Yellowhammer to the head in 'worst case' no-deal Brexit

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Re: What's in a name?

"Maybe a few million have now gazed upon the abyss and don't like what they see, and just want to call the whole thing off."

Nonsense! The "Will of the people" is that we leave!

Brit rocketeer Skyrora reckons it'll be orbital in 3 years – that is, if UK government plays ball

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Assuming the UK government pulls its collective finger out.

So it's doomed then....

Don't trust Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency, boffins warn: Zuck & Co know that hash is king

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More Blockchain...

University College London's Centre for Blockchain Technologies is a thing? Who knew...

How dodgy browser plugins, web scripts can silently rewrite that URL you were about to hit – and throw you into an internet wormhole

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Re: The common root case?

Definately thanks for NoScript, it always worries me just how many 3rd party scripts are tring to run on your average website :(

Let's see what the sweet, kind, new Microsoft that everyone loves is up to. Ah yes, forcing more Office home users into annual subscriptions

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Re: Or...

Unless work have blocked that option of course...

Bulk comms spying is not mission creep, insists UK foreign sec

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Re: Another nail in the coffin

And you think that Labour (or any other party) would be any better?

Spoilt ballot papers all round!

Peers warn against rushing 'enhanced' DATA SLURP powers through Parliament

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Re: Not getting my vote...

Not convinced that the other lot are any better...

Slap my Imp up: Bullfrog's Dungeon Keeper

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Begone Foul Demon!

Many, many hours spent playing DK...

Was really looking forward to playing it on the phone / tablet. EA really manged to screw the pooch on that one!


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