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Forum: General 21st Jan 2015, 20:39
Replies: 30
Views: 1,699
Posted By Mister_Tad
Have left emails and waiting for call backs from...

Have left emails and waiting for call backs from 4 different wireless providers in the area for a week now with nothing - hope this isn't indicative of the likely level of support with these guys...
Forum: Serious 19th Jan 2015, 23:45
Replies: 76
Views: 2,476
Posted By Mister_Tad
You certainly can't make money from it, but you...

You certainly can't make money from it, but you can absolutely reduce your tax liability, both in the US and UK.
Forum: Hardware 19th Jan 2015, 23:39
Replies: 47
Views: 1,173
Posted By Mister_Tad
Asus P4P800 by far, served me well, and managed...

Asus P4P800 by far, served me well, and managed to survive my two vmods and managed to get my 2.4C up to 3.6GHz.

DFI SLI-DR come in second - so incredibly unreliable and flaky, sold it after two...
Forum: Serious 19th Jan 2015, 21:52
Replies: 76
Views: 2,476
Posted By Mister_Tad
Actually, having pondered it, I'm pretty sure I'd...

Actually, having pondered it, I'm pretty sure I'd give it up if everyone else pinky-swore the fall in line. I tried not to think too hard about it though, as you rightly point out, it's largely...
Forum: Serious 19th Jan 2015, 21:03
Replies: 76
Views: 2,476
Posted By Mister_Tad
Every time I hear that soundbite or one like it...

Every time I hear that soundbite or one like it it irks me - the poorest few billion people on earth have literally sweet F-all and it's deplorable that there are billions of people on this planet...
Forum: Serious 19th Jan 2015, 18:56
Replies: 76
Views: 2,476
Posted By Mister_Tad
Quite - perhaps I was a bit too off the mark...

Quite - perhaps I was a bit too off the mark suggesting anyone able to read this forum is privileged, maybe more like anyone able to read full stop.

Where is the line between $1225/year and "super...
Forum: Serious 19th Jan 2015, 18:37
Replies: 76
Views: 2,476
Posted By Mister_Tad
Improve your life like the sense of enjoyment of...

Improve your life like the sense of enjoyment of playing real life football manager with, and the glee when your team wins the premiership? How about adding a few more jets to the fleet, because it's...
Forum: Serious 19th Jan 2015, 17:20
Replies: 76
Views: 2,476
Posted By Mister_Tad
But what's "too rich"? Net worth of 10m? 100m?...

But what's "too rich"? Net worth of 10m? 100m? 1bn+? Everyone able to read this forum is going to be "rich" enough that someone somewhere else is being deprived somewhere in the world - so the...
Forum: Serious 17th Jan 2015, 21:15
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By Mister_Tad
The real question is, who would win in a fight...

The real question is, who would win in a fight between a dragon and an apache?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cSzw9eUZOs
Forum: General 16th Jan 2015, 17:12
Replies: 12
Views: 1,113
Posted By Mister_Tad
Bet the "super secret" bit they were allowed to...

Bet the "super secret" bit they were allowed to film was where payroll gets processed and stationery gets ordered :D
Forum: General 14th Jan 2015, 17:23
Replies: 30
Views: 1,699
Posted By Mister_Tad
You know what, it might just be. For some reason...

You know what, it might just be. For some reason it never even crossed my mind, but there are a good few providers in the area that I've hit up.

:thumb:
Forum: General 12th Jan 2015, 15:15
Replies: 30
Views: 1,699
Posted By Mister_Tad
I actually popped some cards through a few months...

I actually popped some cards through a few months ago to try to instigate something like this, but no response - I suspect contributing to the internet cost isn't enough of a carrot (and I...
Forum: General 12th Jan 2015, 14:18
Replies: 30
Views: 1,699
Posted By Mister_Tad
It's not as bad as it could be, so this is a...

It's not as bad as it could be, so this is a distinctly first world problem, at ~3mbit.

It's just slow enough to have issues streaming video though, a bump to 5Mbit would sort things out and...
Forum: General 12th Jan 2015, 13:36
Replies: 30
Views: 1,699
Posted By Mister_Tad
Bummer, thanks for the input anyway gents. I...

Bummer, thanks for the input anyway gents.

I shall continue to live in the 90s :/
Forum: Serious 12th Jan 2015, 13:27
Replies: 27
Views: 713
Posted By Mister_Tad
No "plans" to pay off by a certain point, though...

No "plans" to pay off by a certain point, though the bonus element of my job is paid monthly and is wildly variable (e.g. between 20% up to around 200% of my basic pay), so chunks get paid off as and...
Forum: General 12th Jan 2015, 13:03
Replies: 30
Views: 1,699
Posted By Mister_Tad
Problem with Three - unlimited so long as your...

Problem with Three - unlimited so long as your SIM is in your phone and you're not tethering - unless I'm missing something? :sigh:
Forum: General 12th Jan 2015, 12:17
Replies: 30
Views: 1,699
Posted By Mister_Tad
Does "Unlimited" 4G still exist?

I have fairly poor fixed line broadband where I live (despite the neighbouring roads all having fibre, but that's another rant for another time) and can get speeds an order of magnitude greater on my...
Forum: General 4th Jan 2015, 16:33
Replies: 16
Views: 679
Posted By Mister_Tad
I had a few friends at uni that got 7/hr to be a...

I had a few friends at uni that got 7/hr to be a canvasser for charities, at a point when minimum wage was 5.something.

Ridiculous IMO.
Forum: General 4th Jan 2015, 11:36
Replies: 16
Views: 679
Posted By Mister_Tad
Thanks all, will get them on facebook - not the...

Thanks all, will get them on facebook - not the foggiest of how to price them mind. I take it that the posted price is largely irrelevant as I'll receive heaps of low-ball offers though (all of which...
Forum: General 2nd Jan 2015, 14:36
Replies: 16
Views: 679
Posted By Mister_Tad
Wasn't aware that was a thing - I have a facebook...

Wasn't aware that was a thing - I have a facebook account and log in to stalk former acquaintances at least every 6 months, but not much more than that.

Is it just a matter of searching for an...
Forum: General 2nd Jan 2015, 14:18
Replies: 16
Views: 679
Posted By Mister_Tad
Worth selling second hand clothes? If so where?

Bit of a random one perhaps - has anyone ever bothered selling clothes that no longer fit, though are still in perfectly wearable condition?

I've dropped a few inches in the last couple of years,...
Forum: General 31st Dec 2014, 11:06
Replies: 27
Views: 1,071
Posted By Mister_Tad
I've tried, but my AV isn't letting me interact...

I've tried, but my AV isn't letting me interact in any way with the page, and now my laptop is now showing a high temperature.
Forum: General 28th Dec 2014, 11:14
Replies: 20
Views: 782
Posted By Mister_Tad
This. I'm an espresso elitist and not only...

This.

I'm an espresso elitist and not only do I sometimes consume coffee from a nespresso, I even occasionally enjoy it. One of the primary reasons I've not purchased such a machine for myself is...
Forum: Serious 18th Dec 2014, 09:10
Replies: 14
Views: 922
Posted By Mister_Tad
I can't remember the last time I got to the end...

I can't remember the last time I got to the end of a year and didn't have to take "use it or lose it" days.

As far as I can tell, most staff end up taking quite a bit less holiday than they would...
Forum: General 14th Dec 2014, 13:56
Replies: 66
Views: 2,285
Posted By Mister_Tad
The internet says I have an IQ of 149 on the...

The internet says I have an IQ of 149 on the basis on answering every question correctly... so I guess I can only get stupider from here on out.

EDIT: Taking it as a female nets me 191... or...
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