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  1. That's why I had two HP Microservers when they...

    That's why I had two HP Microservers when they were a no brainer with the cashback, so could keep one off-site for easy syncing.

    Now I just have the HDDs out of those as a bunch of disks for cold...
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    I think they're basing it on 70 percent of the...

    I think they're basing it on 70 percent of the profit earned from sourcing PPE from abroad was made in the UK.

    Those £200 million+ contracts for PPE not fit for purpose. No tulip, they only paid...
  3. After both my HP Microservers started acting up...

    After both my HP Microservers started acting up and the expense of other 'proper' NAS devices I decided to downsize to a piNas with dual USB 3.0 SSDs for storage, so inaudible.

    Based it on a...
  4. Un****ing believable jeff. They've somehow...

    Un****ing believable jeff. They've somehow re-instated the mailbox I deleted last year and it was back to autorenew so they've just invoiced me for another 40 odd quid for a mailbox I no longer use...
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    Aye, Hitler killed fewer than any actual god when...

    Aye, Hitler killed fewer than any actual god when the final total is calculated at the end of the universe. :eyes

    At the end of the day only humans have religion yet all life has a god of some...
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    Tier 1, so pubs are back open from 3nd Dec and no...

    Tier 1, so pubs are back open from 3nd Dec and no need to order chips with the pasty. :banana:
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    One question: ...

    One question:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PiZHNw1MtzI&list=PL4KeImTJTM9lor_yI5jFVB38CXfOw2Vo7&index=5&t=0s

    :smokin

    Some things are not meant to be answered and therefore not meant to...
  8. Thread: Good news

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    That mink strain seemed to have them in a panic,...

    That mink strain seemed to have them in a panic, culling all those tens of millions of them. Still, puts them out of their misery.

    One day mother nature will cull all humans. If the aliens don't...
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    Make that Feb 2030. :smokin Spending Review:...

    Make that Feb 2030. :smokin

    Spending Review: Millions face cut in value of workplace pensions - BBC News



    All the fuss about something some other government will change long before then,...
  10. Relax, the magic money tree has never been...

    Relax, the magic money tree has never been cheaper:

    The UK economy remains in rescue mode - BBC News



    Brownstuff was right about no more boom and bust. :laugh

    All possible because the UK...
  11. Ah, the Jimmy Saville excuse. The world is...

    Ah, the Jimmy Saville excuse.

    The world is crawling over the EU to get to blighty as they know it's full of meek 'not my problem' 'not looking can't see it' types that will give them an easy time....
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    It's been a while since we've had a 'not in the...

    It's been a while since we've had a 'not in the public's interest' reason for dropping an investigation into dodgy people. Maybe we'll get two in the next year for Trump and Bozo. :rolleyes:

    For...
  13. They'll just claim incompetence, which will work...

    They'll just claim incompetence, which will work as they are generally incompetent in their job. Now we know why, plausible deniability, so they act the clown while bunging a bob to their boys club...
  14. Pah, 21 million is nowt out of the £18 BILLION...

    Pah, 21 million is nowt out of the £18 BILLION spent on dodgy covid related contracts mostly to companies without needing to tender (for competition) or having links to people in government.

    Covid...
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    Aye stay away from the South West it's a right...

    Aye stay away from the South West it's a right tuliphole.

    Crappy narrow B roads that get flooded out of season or flooded with tourists in season ... crappy regional airports to the big smoke if...
  16. See if can relax the browser security settings...

    See if can relax the browser security settings for local intranet sites (or deemed safe sites) so it works as you need while still protecting against dodgy external websites you may visit.
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    I expect the army are achieving a quicker...

    I expect the army are achieving a quicker throughput, so they can do a best of three to up the accuracy rate while still being quicker than the 'professionals'. :tongue
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    It's not so much voting for them as not voting...

    It's not so much voting for them as not voting for the alternatives. At least the current labour leader seems to have a bit more impetus than the recent clowns going all the way back to Brownstuff,...
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    At least they didn't release a 'Football's coming...

    At least they didn't release a 'Football's coming home' song where they have to update the 'xx years of hurt' every tournament after failing to perform again. :tongue
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    Inevitable those behind the leave campaign will...

    Inevitable those behind the leave campaign will do a runner before brexit comes to full fruition.
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    If you're just playing around then there are free...

    If you're just playing around then there are free tiers for many of the Azure services, and free 12 month access if can provide a new set of details.

    Azure Free Account FAQ | Microsoft Azure


    ...
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    Within reason. Obviously stuff like cancer and...

    Within reason. Obviously stuff like cancer and underlying illness/disease can happen but so far managing to stay away from GPs pushing pills and hospitals rife with superbugs and corona has done me...
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    Good luck with that. As a contractor I moved...

    Good luck with that. As a contractor I moved around so much I haven't been registered with a GP since I was a teen. Can't catch me if you don't know where I am. :moon:

    As long as they don't force...
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    More Daily Express related news: NASA mystery:...

    More Daily Express related news:

    NASA mystery: Scientists feared probe 'hacked by unknown party’ in deep space | Science | News | Express.co.uk



    Bloody aliens at it again. :eyes

    Not sure...
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    We're all slaves to life. I want my repatriations...

    We're all slaves to life. I want my repatriations now, not for some better off future generation to make a claim thinking they are owed something they ain't doing the suffering over. :tantrum:
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljApzn9YWmk ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljApzn9YWmk



    I'd say if you're an Apple fan you're well used to being reamed on the non-upgradability and built in obsolescence, and willing to pay over the odds...
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    6 months? :laugh They take less time to test a...

    6 months? :laugh They take less time to test a brand new covid vaccine. :tongue
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    ... or publish the pdf as a series of single page...

    ... or publish the pdf as a series of single page documents (still in pdf format) so the metadata around access can be acquired. Browsers tend to be used to access and view pdfs so one page per pdf...
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    Ah, the orange panda look makes sense now. It's a...

    Ah, the orange panda look makes sense now. It's a long play for when he's banged up so can appear invisible and sneak out in the laundry. :tongue
  30. Thread: Vaccine

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    Experimental .... must be kept under -80C ......

    Experimental .... must be kept under -80C ... part of the virus genetic code ...

    ... 28 days later after storing at only -79C it turns people into fast zombies. :eyes

    Ironically those people...
  31. Thread: DOOM: QAnon

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    If there was any truth to all this bollox maybe...

    If there was any truth to all this bollox maybe Trump should have drained that swamp. :tongue
  32. Many are 'middle class' through debt raising them...

    Many are 'middle class' through debt raising them out of poverty. Cheap debt based freedom to buy stuff. :freaky:

    The lockdowns, and no real end in sight with or without a vaccine, is making...
  33. Nah, that's within tolerable range. Don't want a...

    Nah, that's within tolerable range. Don't want a vaccine that's too good, better to have one that requires regular boosts. Kerching!
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    Aye, and third class citizens are those without...

    Aye, and third class citizens are those without any employee support while paying employee taxes, and no guarantee of any work beyond some paper commitment. Some call them contractors, others well...
  35. ******* Danish, stick to bacon. Hopefully the...

    ******* Danish, stick to bacon. Hopefully the cull will be the end of this dispicable fur trade.

    Serves the human race right if this practice releases a worse strain of covid. Mother nature is a...
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    It's already a depression for many. If it wasn't...

    It's already a depression for many. If it wasn't just the typical piss-poor management of career politicians with no real world experience listening to career academics with no real world experience,...
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    Any help for newly self-employed with no accounts...

    Any help for newly self-employed with no accounts filed prior to March? Universal credit barely pays for a cardboard box. :eyes

    I suppose they expect us that 'fell through the cracks' to live off...
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    Sell it to CEX for £211...

    Sell it to CEX for £211. Doubt they check them beyond visual inspection so as long as it isn't charred from over enthusiastic overclocking it should be accepted. :smokin

    Though I presume their...
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    The government that on one hand says it can't...

    The government that on one hand says it can't afford a few million for kids meals, yet on the other is able to pump 105 billion into the banks? I wonder why ... :rolleyes:
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    The AMD Ryzen 5000 series is available now in UK...

    The AMD Ryzen 5000 series is available now in UK (was on embargo until 2pm today due to official launch worldwide). Cheapest I've seen for a 5900X is £510 and it doesn't even come with a cooler.
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    You mean they'd add zeros to the national debt...

    You mean they'd add zeros to the national debt faster than Sunak and the BoE are able? :laugh

    Obviously if 'they' had quantum computing they'd use it to secure their stuff, leaving the likes of...
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    How long does bitcoin (and any other crypto using...

    How long does bitcoin (and any other crypto using similar blockchain algo method) have before quantum computing forces the algo to increase complexity to such a degree that China secure enough...
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    What do they do with the poppy money? Can't...

    What do they do with the poppy money?

    Can't be that many WWI or WWII veterans still alive so the purpose of it seems a bit beyond the original remit, do they support modern ex-military in need or...
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    Anyone shared with someone not living at same...

    Anyone shared with someone not living at same location?

    Do they bother about that or is it like NowTV where you can have multiple active devices and watch any 2 (or 3 if pay the extra monthly fee...
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    A working spell checker. Add that to your 'lsit'....

    A working spell checker. Add that to your 'lsit'. :tongue

    A :spel in memory of Fleetwood ain't cutting it. :tantrum:
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    Better prepare yourselves for the long haul, this...

    Better prepare yourselves for the long haul, this ain't going away anytime soon:


    Covid: When will it be over and we can do this again?



    Game over man, game over. :suicide:
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    Nah, cost/benefit analysis concludes a £300 cpu...

    Nah, cost/benefit analysis concludes a £300 cpu is a better option now than a £400+ 'equivalent' when the prediction is it will be around 20% better. If the 5000 series was so good they wouldn't...
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    To round off my stint on this thread, I've built...

    To round off my stint on this thread, I've built a new workstation PC using an AMD Ryzen 9 3900(non-X) which is 12 cores/24 threads at only 65w TDP.

    That version of the 3900 is only available OEM...
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    Looking at the google map of covid cases in the...

    Looking at the google map of covid cases in the last 14 days it seems the west, America (the continent) and India are tulip at handling it and the rest of the world are doing much better, gauging by...
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    If only they'd left the liver in the cod down the...

    If only they'd left the liver in the cod down the chippy. We as a nation would be immune to covid.:tantrum:
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