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Discussion in 'General' started by Brooxy, 28 Oct 2009.

  1. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    After putting it off for quite literally *years*, I've finally got around to upgrading my laptop from Ubuntu 16.04(!) to 20.04. Had to go via 18.04, but it worked fine - and now I've got GIMP 2.10 and all the other niceness I'm used to on the desktop. Doesn't seem to have harmed the battery life, either - I'm still idling comfortably below 3W.
     
  2. KayinBlack

    KayinBlack Currently Rebuilding

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    Feels like I'm finally making progress in my life-I own my motor home, my relationships are all improving and my hair is even coming back. Bout to need a binder around here too, which is also a win.
     
  3. Andersen

    Andersen Brain for hire

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    Aren't you going male to female? Get a sports bra. Quite comfy and hide the changes for a good while.
     
  4. KayinBlack

    KayinBlack Currently Rebuilding

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    Why yes, yes I am. Will be sending PM after I get home. Will also be looking for one of those.
     
  5. perplekks45

    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    Just watched The Gentlemen by Guy Ritchie. Bloody hell, what. A. Movie. Really enjoyed that. Enough to immediately order the BluRay.
     
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  6. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    I'd forgotten how much fun it is in a busy newsroom. Loving the new gig.
     
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  7. David

    David μoʍ ɼouმ qᴉq λon ƨbԍuq ϝʁλᴉuმ ϝo ʁԍɑq ϝμᴉƨ

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    Do tell.
     
  8. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    I'm at The Register three days a week for the next couple of months. Probably longer, but they don't need me in August so I'll be having a break before picking it up again.
     
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    Are you writing new BofH episodes?
     
  10. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Sadly not!
     
  11. perplekks45

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    Try to get in touch with Simon and help him. He's too slow.
     
  12. MLyons

    MLyons 70% Dev, 30% Doge. DevDoge Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    G writing BofH articles would be the highlight of this whole pandemic period
     
  13. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    It arrived!

    It's.. Err. one fat *******.

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    No prizes for guessing what I didn't do when I bought the card.

    Hint: Measure aaannything. But considering the stock of 6800XT's sold out in a matter of minutes of me looking, well. I guess worse things happen at sea.

    Edit:

    Hot and thirsty, too;

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  14. xaser04

    xaser04 Ba Ba Ba BANANA!

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    Following a second interview (on-site) and a further third interview / 2 hour job run through I have been offered the position! :D

    24 hours a week Mon - Thur with excellent renumeration for the role. Scope in the future for the role to grow and hours to increase.

    Perfect for where I am right now following last year and provides a decent amount of "surplus" month to month for savings / spend etc.

    Must say I am chuffed and really looking forward to getting stuck in to the role.
     
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  15. Byron C

    Byron C Over-reacting and over-analysing since 1982

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    Quite pleased that the Macbook I bought recently hasn't turned out to be a total turd. The battery has definitely been replaced recently; I've been using it well over an hour and the battery has only dropped by 9%. I think I've plugged it in three times since I've had it and the total cycle count is 2.

    Apple is arrogant af, expensive, and determined to do everything they can to prevent you from repairing their devices... but damn you cannot beat those displays.
     
  16. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Survived my first week at El Reg. Nothing that'll win me a Pulitzer, but I'm pleased with my output. Reminds me of my time at the helm of thinq_, before it got merged and I abandoned ship.
     
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    What is it exactly you're doing there?
     
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    Thanks, will keep an eye on that in the future. Some really interesting topics in there.
     
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    Auxilliary Crashes into space stations

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    Finally got called up for my first dose of Pfizer juice! had it earlier today and for someone who isnt the biggest fan of needles, completely painless and quick!
     

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