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Forum: Serious 24th Jul 2015, 22:36
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By Guinevere
Whether it can affect your credit rating will...

Whether it can affect your credit rating will depend on how solid their contract is and how legit / serious their debt collection service / solicitors are. Do you feel like risking it?

Given that...
Forum: General 24th Jul 2015, 21:42
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By Guinevere
That would require a full rewire. All wiring goes...

That would require a full rewire. All wiring goes through metal conduits embedded in concrete. It's not something you'd do now, but as 'the thing' in the 60s.
Forum: General 24th Jul 2015, 19:17
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By Guinevere
Any electricians here?

Anyone here a registered electrician?

Short(ish) version of the long story:

We're selling and buyers survey said get the electrics tested. End up using the estate agent recommended electricians...
Forum: Article Discussion 23rd Jul 2015, 14:28
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By Guinevere
So the vulnerability allows code to effectively...

So the vulnerability allows code to effectively grant itself (or other code) escalated privileges.... which means that it's only a vulnerability if you download and run code that's been maliciously...
Forum: Hardware 16th Jul 2015, 23:59
Replies: 17
Views: 673
Posted By Guinevere
It all depends on what you're really after, how...

It all depends on what you're really after, how it'll be used and with what apps. A second iPad may be the most expensive option but will give a consistent experience and ease of app / content...
Forum: Article Discussion 16th Jul 2015, 22:43
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By Guinevere
You know it's going to be an awesome mouse...

You know it's going to be an awesome mouse because they have focussed on functionality alone and not been swayed by GAMER bling or unnecessary features.



Oops, spoke too soon.
Forum: Hardware 16th Jul 2015, 16:30
Replies: 17
Views: 673
Posted By Guinevere
For someone who wants an iPad to go with two...

For someone who wants an iPad to go with two existing bits of Apple gear, an alternative device is unlikely to make the cut. She wants a tablet that's got good spec and works well with her Apple...
Forum: Article Discussion 15th Jul 2015, 11:22
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By Guinevere
Hmm how about? 1. Uninstall stand-alone...

Hmm how about?

1. Uninstall stand-alone Flash
2. Don't use Chrome for generic web browsing.
3. Use Chrome for viewing your sports and ONLY on the websites you trust.

You can't get hit by a...
Forum: Article Discussion 15th Jul 2015, 00:17
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By Guinevere
I uninstalled flash when the first of the latest...

I uninstalled flash when the first of the latest zero days hit. The number of updates was getting ridiculous and enough was enough. Flash is long dead on mobile and it won't be around forever on the...
Forum: Serious 14th Jul 2015, 14:04
Replies: 73
Views: 3,617
Posted By Guinevere
LOL, oh what a high opinion of the Tories you...

LOL, oh what a high opinion of the Tories you have.

Would this be the same Tories who wouldn't be stupid enough make recent cuts that make 13,000,000 'not rich' families worse off? The same Tories...
Forum: Serious 13th Jul 2015, 10:18
Replies: 73
Views: 3,617
Posted By Guinevere
As much as I'm not a fan of toffs riding around...

As much as I'm not a fan of toffs riding around the countryside while their pack of half starved dogs hunts down a fox (That they bred specifically for the sport) to rip it apart... a petition isn't...
Forum: Photography, Art & Design 10th Jul 2015, 09:13
Replies: 9
Equipment Lens suggestion
Views: 1,075
Posted By Guinevere
The gf and I both have Canon EF 70-300mm on our...

The gf and I both have Canon EF 70-300mm on our slightly old DSLRs, and while we feel they're great cameras and great lenses I wouldn't be hopeful in getting decent images using this kit for ...
Forum: General 9th Jul 2015, 21:21
Replies: 34
Views: 1,692
Posted By Guinevere
Oh, and another thing. I think the way you've...

Oh, and another thing. I think the way you've done the steps is cool but doubt Lego would let it through without alteration. I know they have criteria about removing 'illegal' use of parts and I...
Forum: Article Discussion 9th Jul 2015, 12:57
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By Guinevere
So what's the prediction on likely retail price?...

So what's the prediction on likely retail price? 20 25? Lower?
Forum: General 9th Jul 2015, 11:15
Replies: 34
Views: 1,692
Posted By Guinevere
First up, it's an awesome MOC. No doubt about it,...

First up, it's an awesome MOC. No doubt about it, a beauty to behold with lots of great attention to detail. I could wax lyrical on it all day, but we can see the pics - it's a great looking build.
...
Forum: Article Discussion 8th Jul 2015, 16:50
Replies: 25
Views: 676
Posted By Guinevere
Such good news, there I was about to buy a new...

Such good news, there I was about to buy a new mouse and while I liked logitech mice I'm not allowed (on religious grounds) to be within 20 years of HID peripherals branded with companies with the...
Forum: Hardware 7th Jul 2015, 15:45
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By Guinevere
No they're not. They have a native res of...

No they're not. They have a native res of 2880x1800... just the same as the 2012 models.

It's the DP output that's capable of 4K not the internal retina panel.
Forum: Gaming 7th Jul 2015, 10:17
Replies: 19
Views: 900
Posted By Guinevere
I personally don't feel you need a lot of...

I personally don't feel you need a lot of exposition to care or be interested in the characters. Some great works of literature take this 'no exposition' to the next level. Go read "The Road" and (to...
Forum: Serious 1st Jul 2015, 11:54
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By Guinevere
nt

nt
Forum: Serious 1st Jul 2015, 11:54
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By Guinevere
Oh sheesh dude, that's just a big ol' bag of...

Oh sheesh dude, that's just a big ol' bag of stinking sh*t.

Certainly done my share of hospitals with my girl but that's nothing compared to what the four of you are going through.

Your little...
Forum: General 24th Jun 2015, 11:57
Replies: 31
Views: 2,268
Posted By Guinevere
I've chipped in a bit, wish my finances allowed...

I've chipped in a bit, wish my finances allowed more.

My late mum got hit by Polio when she was a kid and wouldn't have walked without her leg 'callipers' (external metal braces). It's bloody...
Forum: Serious 16th Jun 2015, 21:47
Replies: 38
Views: 2,414
Posted By Guinevere
The correct 'measurement' we should all be...

The correct 'measurement' we should all be talking about is the "Pirate Ninja" or "Kilowatt hour per sol"

If you don't get the reference you will do one day:
...
Forum: Serious 16th Jun 2015, 13:14
Replies: 38
Views: 2,414
Posted By Guinevere
Basically, if you want to go off grid you need to...

Basically, if you want to go off grid you need to ensure that:

Consumption < Generation

So you need to ditch the regular use of the 50" TV, the dishwasher, washing machine, tumble, the PC,...
Forum: Hardware 14th Jun 2015, 21:46
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By Guinevere
Arduino or Raspberry Pi for kids?

So, dual nerd household but as of yet nothing in the micro-controller space. My 8yo kids are learning scratch at school but we're wondering whether we should wet their interests with a little dev...
Forum: Article Discussion 14th Jun 2015, 18:20
Replies: 15
Views: 811
Posted By Guinevere
Entered, but form doesn't work on OS X Safari

Entered, but form doesn't work on OS X Safari
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