* Posts by Hockney

7 posts • joined 22 Aug 2017

Asterix co-creator Albert Uderzo dies aged 92


That's the lockdown comfort reading sorted.

When I was first working in London I picked up a few of them and read them on the tube, much to the chagrin of the guy I commuted with. He asked if I wouldn't mind buying a pr0n mag to hide them in as it would be less embarrassing. He was a Tintin reader, poor lad.

Y2K quick-fix crick? 1920s come roaring back after mystery blip at UK's vehicle licensing agency


Never mind 2038, what about the 22nd century?

I just want to be here in when Neil and the rest of the Elder Race return to save us from the priests of the Solar Federation.

They're due some time in 2112.

'Cockwomble' is off the menu: Uncle Bulgaria issues edict against using name in vain

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Beat me to it.


Vulture gets claws on Lego's latest Apollo nostalgia-fest

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Re: Lego 928

I was an earlier generation.

1973/74 gave me these...



The web site should come with a time-suck warning.

Surprise! Wireless brain implants are not secure, and can be hijacked to kill you or steal thoughts

Big Brother

Less 'host In the Shell', more 'Psycho-Pass' (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2379308/), where we all think socially acceptable thoughts for fear of being corrected in a terminal fashion. All under the benevolent gaze of Siri.

10 PRINT "ZX81 at 37" 20 GOTO 10


3D Monster Maze

The best computer game ever.

Okay, it was all in your imagination, but it had a maze. And a dinosaur. You ran until you died.

Perfect life lesson

Virgin Media customers complain of outages across UK


Upvote for the Rankin reference. Have a sprout.


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