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Forum: Serious 16th Apr 2015, 01:00
Replies: 97
Views: 3,581
Posted By Guinevere
Hmmm so I see someone smoking some weird...

Hmmm so I see someone smoking some weird electrically operated liquid vaporiser contraption and feel they look like a weirdo...

...and you think all vegetarians look like weirdos?

We're not...
Forum: Serious 15th Apr 2015, 09:14
Replies: 97
Views: 3,581
Posted By Guinevere
Here's what I know: Using them makes you...

Here's what I know:


Using them makes you look a weirdo
Their long-term safety is scientifically unproven
They will be used as some as a gateway to other drugs
Their use should (at least)...
Forum: General 14th Apr 2015, 21:43
Replies: 14
Views: 698
Posted By Guinevere
Many years of camping experience here. Was a even...

Many years of camping experience here. Was a even scouting leader for some of them. Now camping with my own next generation. They've only had the easy life so far when it comes to camping. One day...
Forum: Article Discussion 1st Apr 2015, 17:08
Replies: 21
Views: 618
Posted By Guinevere
The purpose of this is Amazon want to ensure you...

The purpose of this is Amazon want to ensure you order everything from Amazon, and I do mean everything. It used to be books, then it was books + media, then it was books + media + tech... now we're...
Forum: General 26th Mar 2015, 14:13
Replies: 1,685
Views: 236,613
Posted By Guinevere
I think JC* and gang will just start the ball...

I think JC* and gang will just start the ball rolling in making a new motoring show and then work out who to sell it to. It'll either go to the likes of Sky, Fox etc or maybe they'll just sell it...
Forum: General 25th Mar 2015, 20:08
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By Guinevere
Osprey make good sacks, go to a decent gear shop...

Osprey make good sacks, go to a decent gear shop (or check out a site like Wiggle or Cotswold) and have a look at what's available (I have a Quasar that makes a good weekend pack that will take a 15"...
Forum: General 25th Mar 2015, 14:49
Replies: 1,685
Views: 236,613
Posted By Guinevere
Probably a lone voice...

It's about bloomin' time the BBC took this action.

In years gone by you had decision makers in the BBC keeping the likes of Jimmy Savile involved with the corporation even when other aspects to it...
Forum: Software 24th Mar 2015, 13:45
Replies: 50
Views: 1,711
Posted By Guinevere
What you said right there is a total classic. So...

What you said right there is a total classic. So he who releases an OS should ensure they are prepared to write hardware drivers for 100% of all hardware for all time? Even when manufacturers of said...
Forum: Article Discussion 19th Mar 2015, 14:00
Replies: 10
Views: 460
Posted By Guinevere
Sounds like Jeff Minter was in the wrong here....

Sounds like Jeff Minter was in the wrong here. Not entirely surprised by this, he was always slightly unhinged from reality... in a good way. Trip-a-Tron was awesome
Forum: General 12th Mar 2015, 19:34
Replies: 40
Views: 1,481
Posted By Guinevere
Just finished reading The Long Mars today :( I've...

Just finished reading The Long Mars today :( I've still got a couple of his latest books to read. I've been putting them off... as if not reading them would make his work last a few years longer for...
Forum: Article Discussion 10th Mar 2015, 20:09
Replies: 39
Views: 1,188
Posted By Guinevere
While I would love one of these to use as a...

While I would love one of these to use as a portable writing machine and occasional work machine I don't see it sitting in my current Apple lineup.

My 15" retina is a wonderful desktop three...
Forum: General 2nd Mar 2015, 09:34
Replies: 15,947
Views: 1,442,216
Posted By Guinevere
It's never connected before that you had...

It's never connected before that you had Marfan's. My 8yo was diagnosed with Marfan's when she was about 2, but the diagnosis was never perfect and after self researching the diagnosis has been...
Forum: Hardware 1st Mar 2015, 18:38
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By Guinevere
Yeah, but the 27" is one of my 'work' monitors...

Yeah, but the 27" is one of my 'work' monitors and switching from 'work' to 'game' mode means switching monitor inputs, switching an external spdif box, switching a USB switch and digging out and...
Forum: Hardware 1st Mar 2015, 11:19
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By Guinevere
Audio over HDMI ?

Hi

After upgrading our main TV I'm considering moving my very rarely used games PC and hooking it up to the old 32" LCD that is now going spare.

It's only 720p, and will have rubbish latency...
Forum: Hardware 21st Feb 2015, 21:14
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By Guinevere
Recommend me a TV !

I'm replacing a 10 year old, 32" Samsung 720p LCD, any recommendations on which set to get? I know this type of question brings in lots of "I bought X and like it" answers" and it's hard to...
Forum: Article Discussion 21st Feb 2015, 20:33
Replies: 28
Views: 756
Posted By Guinevere
Nobody 'demands' such a product. ...

Nobody 'demands' such a product.

Manufacturers making these products leads some retailers to answer 'yes' when asked if they will make a difference. It's why Monster Cables sell and yet are...
Forum: Serious 17th Feb 2015, 20:22
Replies: 24
Views: 1,926
Posted By Guinevere
Sad that he'll be missed by those that will miss...

Sad that he'll be missed by those that will miss him, and very sad he couldn't reflect deep enough on who he was and who he wanted to be.

He was lonely but wasn't prepared to lay the blame on...
Forum: Article Discussion 17th Feb 2015, 01:49
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By Guinevere
Number of TV network / language combinations in...

Number of TV network / language combinations in Europe.

Is a larger than:

Number of Wii U customers in Europe prepared to pay Nintendo for TVii

By a huge amount!
Forum: General 17th Feb 2015, 01:40
Replies: 18
Views: 735
Posted By Guinevere
And how long did this new haze last? ...

And how long did this new haze last?



Pretty damn conclusive if you ask me... and I live with a space scientist so I know what I'm talking about... only I've just downed a fair sized G&T and...
Forum: Software 17th Feb 2015, 01:34
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By Guinevere
Hmmm if you had a backup I'd certainly advise...

Hmmm if you had a backup I'd certainly advise restoration before any repair attempt. Did you really not have any backup of the bootable OS or the data on the 6tb volume?

If you put both halves of...
Forum: Hardware 15th Feb 2015, 10:33
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By Guinevere
I went down the Homebuilt HTPC, NAS, Asus HTPC...

I went down the Homebuilt HTPC, NAS, Asus HTPC (bad idea!) routes and scrapped them all (The Asus literally, worse 1k I ever spent).

I have ended up with a WD-TV box attached to a 4TB USB 3.0...
Forum: Serious 15th Feb 2015, 10:26
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By Guinevere
Well given that your post is #4 on google when...

Well given that your post is #4 on google when searching for this subject I'd say that without reliable sources of data it's no more than a sci-fi idea at the moment.

Where did you read about...
Forum: General 15th Feb 2015, 00:08
Replies: 12,279
Views: 1,142,078
Posted By Guinevere
Yesterday our surgeon at Great Ormond Street has...

Yesterday our surgeon at Great Ormond Street has given the okay for my daughter to be a bit more active. Can now go swimming, join in on with most school PE, learn to ride a bike (Guess what we spent...
Forum: Article Discussion 11th Feb 2015, 12:27
Replies: 16
Views: 631
Posted By Guinevere
I can't wait for the pacman MMO! It's going...

I can't wait for the pacman MMO!

It's going to basically be a cheap and nasty Korean MMO with "a completely new premise and gameplay" but like this Asteroids sham, it'll try and get a marketing...
Forum: Serious 9th Feb 2015, 10:22
Replies: 48
Views: 5,675
Posted By Guinevere
I don't think it's stretching anything to say...

I don't think it's stretching anything to say that most of what Carl Sagen said was pure poetry. He's a bit of a hero in our household, but then I do live with a space scientist :)

And thanks for...
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