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I'll have you know that I'm the type of hoopy frood who knows exactly where his towel is
419 posts • joined 21 Jul 2017
So I'm quite willing to accept that the individuals in this and the previous story were targeted specifically. I don't believe that hackers are picking phone numbers at random in the hope of hitting one that holds crypto, never mind high value crypto. But how did the hackers know to go for these phone numbers? I guess either the victims were bragging about how much (fake) money they had, in which case made themselves targets, or the people who run the repositories or whatever they are where people keep their wallets know the value of said wallets, know who the owner is and therefore know which phone numbers they need to intercept to get the really high value ones.
And if it's the second option, then why the hell does anyone trust this crap? As previous commenter said, I wouldn't trust $24m of my money (if I had it, I wish!) to a single reputable, insured, regulated financial institution, never mind some faceless internet people who cobbled a few web pages together. In what world does someone think "I don't trust these financial institutions to look after my money, I don't trust FIAT currency but I'll leave enough money to live the rest of my life without ever having to work again and be able to pay myself $250,000 per year for life with money left over in some bizarreo mystery tech storage place. I'd want that money out as soon as possible and somewhere much more reliable.I just don't believe it frankly. But then as is often noted: people are strange.
When you wrote that, did you think "this is edgy stuff, nobody has thought of these jokes before"?
Every joke has been done before, one way or another, it doesn't stop things bringing a little light relief to someones day. People have been taking the piss of the government of the day for decades if not longer. In that time many have been done about travel of officials, elected or otherwise. There's no such thing as a new joke, only new actors in the situation.
On another subject, is this what retirement looks like? A quick browse of your profile shows 14 posts in the last day or so (at the time of writing) so I have to ask, do you really have so little to do with your time that you're constantly scouring the reg for things you can get annoyed at? I mean seriously, try some herbal tea and get yourself a nice hobby which gets you outdoors a bit. I find myself genuinely concerned for your well-being. You keep on getting this angry at entirely inconsequential things (for that's what comments on an internet news article are after all) you're going to give yourself a heart attack or something.
So it'll tell you you're going to one location when in fact you're heading in completely another; will lie about toll roads (they don't exist, no really you won't have to pay a thing); will claim the journey you're about to undertake it the easiest, most straightforward journey in the history of journeys despite it then being horrific; swear it will only take you to quality food outlets which you later find only sell chlorinated chicken, before directing you to drive straight of the edge of a cliff.
All via Barnards Castle, obviously.
And yes I know this is supposed to be about satellites not the driving units. Thank you in advance to those of you for pointing that out.
Oz joke? I thought this was courtesy of Sir PTerry, in "The Last Continent" , circa 1998.
Death held out a hand. I WANT, he said, A BOOK ABOUT THE DANGEROUS CREATURES OF FOURECKS–
Albert looked up and dived for cover, receiving only mild bruising because he had the foresight to curl into a ball.
After a while Death, his voice a little muffled, said: ALBERT, I WOULD BE SO GRATEFUL IF YOU COULD GIVE ME A HAND HERE.
Albert scrambled up and puled at some of the huge volumes, finally dislodging enough of them to allow his master to clamber free.
HMM… Death picked up a book at random and read the cover.
DANGEROUS MAMMALS, REPTILES, AMPHIBIANS, BIRDS, FISH, JELLYFISH, INSECTS, SPIDERS, CRUSTACEANS, GRASSES, TREES, MOSSES, AND LICHENS OF TERROR INCOGNITA, he read. His gaze moved down the spine. VOLUME 29C, he added. OH. PART THREE, I SEE.
He glanced up at the listening shelves. POSSIBLY IT WOULD BE SIMPLER IF I ASKED FOR A LIST OF THE HARMLESS CREATURES OF THE AFORESAID CONTINENT?
IT WOULD APPEAR THAT–
“No, wait, master. Here it comes.”
Albert pointed to something white zigzagging lazily through the air. Finally Death reached up and caught the single sheet of paper.
He read it carefully and then turned it over briefly just in case anything was written on the other side.
“May I?” said Albert. Death handed him the paper.
“‘Some of the sheep,’“ Albert read aloud. “Oh, well. Maybe a week at the seaside’d be better then.”
I never realised I've been carrying Nazi symbols in the boot of my car AS REQUIRED BY EU LAW
You may be carrying all sorts of nazi paraphernalia around in your car, that's your business. There is no EU law mandating that you do so.
However, for the hard of thinking, lets be clear:
One of the nazi symbols is a red triangle. That DOES NOT mean all red triangles are nazi symbols, including the red warning triangle you allude to in your post. (triangle outline usually, points upwards when erected as opposed to the solid red downward pointing triangle shown in the twitter post referenced in the article)
Lets try another: The Ford logo is a blue oval. Not all blue ovals are Ford logos!
Again: The Reg logo is a vulture. Not all vultures are Reg logos
Another: The US president is a lying orange shyster with stupid hair. Not all lying orange shysters with stupid hair are US presidents.
It's not just a question of the correct orbit and position of the ISS. I watched the webcast and they spoke at length about the energy calculations and how they are based on the liquid oxygen and other propellants being in a specific temperature range. If they hold too long, even minutes, the propellants warm up and they don't get the performance they calculated.
Surely this breaks all sort of polices from both Apple and Google. How will the Government compel them to allow this on their closed eco systems? They can even compel them to follow the law and pay tax
They certainly seem to be going out of their way to make Huawei's Google free experience seem ever more attractive
"The same reliable engines that launched more than 100 space shuttle missions have been modified to be even more powerful to launch the next astronauts who will set foot on the lunar surface during the Artemis missions."
I hope this is simply an oversimplification. Surely we all know that if you take a reliable engine and modify it to create more power, the reliability of said engine take a natural hit?
But then I'm not a rocket scientist.
As a fellow Honor 9 owner, I thought the same. I keep thinking I should replace my phone, but it does everything I want and more and still works perfectly. The RealMe looks tempting so I ran them both through GSMArena:
Short version, the RealMe has a bigger screen and better battery, but the pixel density of the screen is lower than the Honor (428ppi to 399ppi). Also the RealMe has a better camera cluster. The only other difficult comparison is the processor because the Honor uses Huawei's Kirin chipset. I found a website which claims to be able to compare the two:
Kirin 960 vs Snapdragon 765 - On paper, the Kirin looks faster. I think I'll keep the Honor!
Now they can attend Parliament remotely as it were, this means there is no longer a need for every MP to have a tax payer funded second home in London, doesn't it? They can all live and remain in their constituencies, just as they should.
"In his speech, Rees-Mogg affirmed this change would be temporary, and would not represent a fundamental reworking of Parliamentary protocol. The new rules will remain in place until May 12, unless an extension is deemed necessary."
Speaking as the husband of a wife who bought a Samsung Galaxy S8 while I chose the Honor 9 at the same time, its not just price. The rebadged Huawei has generally lasted far better. The battery lasts way longer than the Samsung, it hardly ever crashes while the Glaaxy crashes fairly often, in fact the only thing I can really point to as having ever been better on the Samsung (noticeably anyway) is that the Sammy has a much better, more capable camera.
Can't speak for Apples though, although I'm fairly sure Huawei have never pushed an update to deliberately slow my phone down.
GBI agents also found that Kevliyan had gambled at the Virgin River Hotel and Casino in Mesquite, Nevada, with over $11,000 in cash after arriving from Chicago.
Kevliyan's wife, two sons, and sister submitted letters to the court attesting to their father's otherwise good character and difficult circumstances.
Perhaps the "difficult circumstances" were brought on by a significant gambling habit? If the defence is "I stole these things because I can't afford to feed my family" I have some sympathy, but when the defence becomes "I stole these things because I can't afford to feed my family because I have a gambling problem I don't intend to do anything about. Then pissed it up the wall in a casino anyway" my sympathy gland dries up.
As I understand it:
On the plus side, Brexit Got Done™. So obviously we know all the answers to these questions, right?
do you mean this??
Sort of but not directly. It's sort of a reference to what some people think might have been a reference to Monty Python. Back in the old days (OK the 90's) we didn't have social media, we had mIRC (an IRC client) and in mIRC you could /slap people.
It was a simpler time. Aah, the memories....What did I come in here for again? Keep off my lawn you damn whipper-snappers! Buggerit, buggerem, millennium hand and shrimp.
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