* Posts by Flak_Monkey

13 publicly visible posts • joined 22 Jul 2015

Google Pay mistakenly rains free cash on netizens


The half cents.

...or maybe another Superman III / Office Space gone wrong. :)

...I believe you have my stapler.

This is your final warning to re-certify, Red Hat tells tardy sysadmins


Re: Car mechanic analogy

"But if you want someone who can tell why the car starts in the cold but not when warm; and cuts out when coasting after accelerating hard then"

That'll be a faulty lambda sensor in the exhaust.

Crypto exchange in court: It owes $190m to netizens after founder 'dies without telling anyone vault passwords'


Re: Has anyone tried....

correct horse battery staple?

Talk about beating heads against brick walls... Hard disk drive unit shipments slowly spinning down


Re: Steep drop in prices for SSD

"My photo pr0n archive is over 2TB and I've already added 3GB this month."


Oracle 'systematically denies' its sales reps their commissions, forces them to work to pay off 'debts', court told


seeks $150m in damages.

"Johnson's dispute is over roughly $20,000 in pay; her complaint filed in February seeks $150m in damages."

$150m ? WTF, jog on.

Machine vs. machine battle has begun to de-fraud the internet of lies


We must be cautious

"You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy"

...except for the internet.

Tim Cook: EU lied about Apple taxes. Watch out Ireland, this is a coup!


Re: Can someone just fill in the blanks for me?

The parent company does exist... it's in the bottom of a locked filing cabinet stuck in a disused lavatory with a sign on the door saying "Beware of the Leopard"

This local council paid HOW MUCH for an SD card?!


Re: Or paying £130 for a 1TB hard disk

That's £30 for the disk and £100 for the pallet it will be delivered on.

How IT are you? Find out now in our HILARIOUS quiz!


Answer (D) Ask them to try again, and call you back. Then disable their deskphone.

'Phantom' menace threatens to down Xbox Live, PSN at Xmas


PSN falls over every xmas anyway

No need to DDOS, the PlayStation Network falls over every christmas anyway... all those shiny new boxes and games trying to sign-up and sign-in is enough. I don't believe anyone that says they knocked PSN offline on any public holiday or big game release. Fact is PSN just can't cope with the surge, and no comapny in the world would invest in the infrastructure required to cope with the 3 to 4 days a year of overwhelming demand.

Can't comment on xbox live.. don't have one.

Dixons Carphone still has 7.5k Windows XP EPOS systems


meh, so what. If you don't trust their systems, pay with cash.

Keep your stupid drones away from piloted aircraft, rages CAA


Open Season

...or declare open season on drones.

What could possibly go wrong?