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Forum: General Today, 20:09
Replies: 528
Views: 30,881
Posted By Spreadie
That word just might make it into the OED through...

That word just might make it into the OED through common usage.
Forum: Hardware Today, 18:58
Replies: 22,690
Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards
Views: 1,367,452
Posted By Spreadie
So... while my Rapid-i is away for RMA I dug out...

So... while my Rapid-i is away for RMA I dug out my trusty G80-3000.

I'll be damned, I appear to have gone off heavy switches! I am no longer a fan of Panda Clears.

Just spent the British GP...
Forum: Software Today, 17:39
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By Spreadie
Thanks guys - I'll look into them when the server...

Thanks guys - I'll look into them when the server arrives next week.
Forum: Hardware Today, 17:28
Replies: 10
Views: 237
Posted By Spreadie
I thought people were shying away from RAID 5? ...

I thought people were shying away from RAID 5? Something about the increased likelyhood of a second drive failure during an array rebuild, following an initial failure; thereby posing greater danger...
Forum: General Today, 17:12
Replies: 528
Views: 30,881
Posted By Spreadie
It was nice to see Force India take a step...

It was nice to see Force India take a step forward.

It's about time their drivers got a car more deserving of their talents.
Forum: Software Yesterday, 16:42
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By Spreadie
OS for HP N36L Microserver

I've dropped on a cheap Microserver and I need an OS for it.

I'd like to dedicate one drive as a general server with a little bit of streaming and have the rest of the storage as a secure...
Forum: General 3rd Jul 2015, 18:41
Replies: 24
Other Wimbledon
Views: 1,392
Posted By Spreadie
Watson is two breaks up on Serena Williams in the...

Watson is two breaks up on Serena Williams in the third set!
Forum: Project Logs 3rd Jul 2015, 13:16
Replies: 80
Views: 3,140
Posted By Spreadie
That's a very tidy loop, Jeff. Nice work!

That's a very tidy loop, Jeff. Nice work!
Forum: General 3rd Jul 2015, 10:50
Replies: 28,764
Views: 3,416,094
Posted By Spreadie
More of this: ...

More of this:

http://forums.bit-tech.net/picture.php?albumid=1781&pictureid=43889
Forum: Hardware 2nd Jul 2015, 18:19
Replies: 12
Views: 366
Posted By Spreadie
It'll be fine

It'll be fine
Forum: General 2nd Jul 2015, 15:29
Replies: 24
Other Wimbledon
Views: 1,392
Posted By Spreadie
Every year I start off by not being interested in...

Every year I start off by not being interested in the slightest - "Tennis? Never played it - what a bag o' sh!te" - and then I end up watching bloody loads of it.
Forum: Serious 1st Jul 2015, 16:36
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By Spreadie
Grasping for a positive spin on this, I'd say you...

Grasping for a positive spin on this, I'd say you have control over how you share your time with him. It's easy for me to say this, not being in your position, but do not let fear of inevitable loss...
Forum: Serious 1st Jul 2015, 10:02
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By Spreadie
Not the news expectant parents want to hear! I...

Not the news expectant parents want to hear! I hope rapid progress is made on the treatment front, for you.

My son has Muscular Dystrophy and we were talking to a couple in Southampton...
Forum: Hardware 30th Jun 2015, 15:31
Replies: 96
Views: 3,265
Posted By Spreadie
I was twitching a fair bit but, be fair, it is at...

I was twitching a fair bit but, be fair, it is at least easy enough to understand what he's trying to say; even if I don't agree with him.
Forum: Hardware 30th Jun 2015, 15:00
Replies: 96
Views: 3,265
Posted By Spreadie
My concern is that argument sounds like a...

My concern is that argument sounds like a convenient get-out to avoid direct comparison between a "flat display" game and it's VR counterpart; which backs up my fear that you'll be subjected to the...
Forum: Hardware 30th Jun 2015, 12:39
Replies: 96
Views: 3,265
Posted By Spreadie
I admire your passion for this technology, but...

I admire your passion for this technology, but you really ought to stop stating your opinion as though it is irrefutable fact.
Forum: Hardware 30th Jun 2015, 11:58
Replies: 96
Views: 3,265
Posted By Spreadie
That investment will likely pale in comparison to...

That investment will likely pale in comparison to the money stumped up by the TV manufacturers and film companies to push 3D. How well is that doing?

Accessibility is key for any chance of...
Forum: Hardware 29th Jun 2015, 21:34
Replies: 96
Views: 3,265
Posted By Spreadie
I'm certain I can make those comments... ...

I'm certain I can make those comments... However, I didn't say it wasn't a done deal. So are electric cars, but they'll soon fade to make way for hydrogen fuel cells or reconstituted cow sh!t.
...
Forum: Hardware 29th Jun 2015, 20:25
Replies: 96
Views: 3,265
Posted By Spreadie
I'm betting VR is another fad. Just like 3D. ...

I'm betting VR is another fad. Just like 3D.

A fad that the industry will be duty bound to explore, but a fad nonetheless. As cool as you like, for a short period of time, and then quietly...
Forum: General 29th Jun 2015, 18:26
Replies: 2,619
Views: 466,973
Posted By Spreadie
I had them in my old Passat and never really used...

I had them in my old Passat and never really used them in anger. Mind you, they took that long to heat up, the leather had already warmed up from my arse and kidneys.

I have them in the A3 too,...
Forum: Article Discussion 29th Jun 2015, 16:05
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By Spreadie
I have a Lenovo Thinkpad on my desk at work - it...

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad on my desk at work - it doesn't look all that different to my old Pentium 3 powered IBM Thinkpad from way back when.
Forum: Modding 29th Jun 2015, 15:24
Replies: 13
Views: 766
Posted By Spreadie
Those connectors arrived this afternoon, Paul. ...

Those connectors arrived this afternoon, Paul.

I've stuffed some in a jiffy bag and they should be with you tomorrow.


note: to anyone else reading this...

Paul sneakily pulled up my steam...
Forum: General 29th Jun 2015, 11:18
Replies: 5,125
Views: 643,044
Posted By Spreadie
I really ought to make the effort to sit through...

I really ought to make the effort to sit through the hobbit films. I've read the book three or four times since childhood - I love it. I saw about half of the first film and never went back to it....
Forum: Article Discussion 28th Jun 2015, 14:06
Replies: 66
Views: 1,646
Posted By Spreadie
He doesn't half spout some nonsense at times.

He doesn't half spout some nonsense at times.
Forum: Hardware 27th Jun 2015, 19:25
Replies: 22,690
Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards
Views: 1,367,452
Posted By Spreadie
ABS is just the material the caps are made from -...

ABS is just the material the caps are made from - The caps will fit MX switches no problem.

I've had a couple of sets of the DS caps from Massdrop - they're fine as long as you have an ANSI layout.
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