* Posts by Wayneh_nz

9 posts • joined 20 Feb 2017

Support whizz 'fixes' screeching laptop with a single click... by closing 'malware-y' browser tab


Set fire to the rain?

That would be a Samsung device, not a Dell. Remember when there was the recall on Samsung washing machines because there was a malfunction in the rinse cycle. Where the machine would catch fire. Only Samsung can set fire to water like that.

DBA drifts into legend after inventive server convo leaves colleagues fearing for their lives


Re: My boss was demonstrating the instrusion sensors on our building

Expanding foam in the sirens dulls the sound a bit. Spraying a little cooking oil into the sirens stops the expanding foam from sticking, as demonstrated by the burglars that broke into my neighbors house and got expanding foam all over themselves, trying to quieten down the siren.

Click this link and you can get The Register banned in China


Or, to meta two threads, "my family name Bing, is welsh, it means dinner is ready"

Developers' timezone fail woke half of New Zealand


sitting in an extinct caldera.

We had one of those too. Lake taupo dropped enough stuff to cover the whole of England 200m deep about 26,000 years ago. In auckland our last big pop was only about 600 years ago, and we are overdue for another one.


"The nation is famously tectonically tenuous"

Big countries get their own version of monopoly, we get our own version of Jenga.

The biggest city in New Zealand sits on >40 extinct volcanoes. What could possibly go wrong.

Fighter pilot shot down laptops with a flick of his copper-plated wrist


How to bear it quietly?

Rubber hammer


Maybe South African, their country their language they can spell it how they like

Afrikaans is one of the languages spoken there. Note, no C.

When is just a simple mistake. Maybe from a phone, do you know how many I had to fix just typing this? Probably missed one or two.


Re: The Middle of Nowhere is not in Cumbria

And nothing there wants to kill you. Any country where the spiders can carry a mouse up a refrigerator is one you want to think twice about.

Installing disks is basically LEGO, right? This admin failed LEGO



or you can take a concrete pill to HTFU


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