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Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic Yesterday, 01:23 PM
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Posted By root
Re: Net Neutrality Gone

Does anyone else they wished they worked for a politicians ISP so they could "trial a tiered service offering"

I suspect that testing the extremes of bandwidth throttling and traffic shaping on...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic Yesterday, 01:19 PM
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Views: 1,163,362
Posted By root
Re: Random Chit Chat

I've not really looked at Amazon prime, the only thing I've seen that I really imagine wanting to watch is the grand tour... And yet at the same time I got really bored of top gear towards the end. ...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 12-14-2017, 09:27 AM
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Views: 1,163,362
Posted By root
Re: Random Chit Chat

I'm not sure I like a web page being able to "silently" change my wireless network in that way.

I would be less bothered if it asked for permission to change the network I was connected to, like...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 12-13-2017, 05:22 AM
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Views: 1,163,362
Posted By root
Re: Random Chit Chat

Strange question, and I cannot really find an answer online.

Does anyone know how the Chrome cast works.
Something is weird about it, I'm just not sure what...

here is the situation, I bought...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 12-13-2017, 01:58 AM
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Views: 1,163,362
Posted By root
Re: Random Chit Chat

Tuning, de-cat, upgrade, engine swap etc are all perfectly legal in the uk.

You're absolutely right, what is the point of buying a supercar if they making it just a car at the border?!
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 12-12-2017, 07:33 PM
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Posted By root
Re: Random Chit Chat

TL:dr, there are a stupid amount of requirements and tests in the UK, but also a surprising amount of freedom.
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 12-12-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 22,819
Views: 1,163,362
Posted By root
Re: Random Chit Chat

Here in the uk...
Cars are registered for life.
New cars do not require inspection for three years,
After that cars are required to have a minimum safety test and smog test every year.
The test...
Forum: Software and Operating Systems 12-10-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 80
Posted By root
Re: Cloud Computing Help!!!

i believe that you can assign either 64, or 256 "core" to a Vcpu in Vmware now (assuming your platform provider uses that in their stack.) I can't recall what the socket and core limits are for AWS....
Forum: Software and Operating Systems 12-10-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 49
Posted By root
Re: No one of my friends couldn’t help me with database

you need to find out what the error messages are, both in the SQL event logs seen by the SQL agent, and the windows event logs that are relevant.
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 12-10-2017, 11:58 AM
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Posted By root
Re: Random Chit Chat

we are off for Christmas and boxing day,

though my request for the three days between Christmas and new year has been denied.

I don't work on call any more, but I have had Christmas lunch...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 12-06-2017, 01:54 AM
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Views: 1,163,362
Posted By root
Re: Random Chit Chat

peesonally I find amazon worse and harder to deal with than eBay. I think a part of that is how Amazon setup, the fact that it had warehouses and sold products means that people trust it, but more...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 12-02-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 240
Posted By root
Re: Hello "Summer"

You do know how the worlds different hemispheres work right?
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 12-02-2017, 07:31 AM
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Posted By root
Re: Random Chit Chat

yep, travelling for work so they will pay.
I would have used uber, but:
i've turned data roaming off on my phone as it told me i was £5 per MB.

my work phone (with Vodafone) say that the...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 12-01-2017, 12:24 AM
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Views: 1,163,362
Posted By root
Re: Random Chit Chat

I'm in the Philippines.

I just got absolutely boned on a taxi ride, straight out the airport. - that's what happens when you don' think about how you will get somewhere until after and just go to...
Forum: Hardware 11-27-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By root
Re: Printer recommendations

What he said.
You get An inkjet, $50 printer, $20 per refill for 300 pages,
(3000 pages $250)
Or laser printer. $100 for the printer + $100 for a 5000 page capacity cartridge or something. (3000...
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 11-27-2017, 02:33 PM
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Posted By root
Re: Random Chit Chat

A lot of those are actually "go-pro" looking cameras, put them inside a compatible waterproof case and they look exactly like a go pro.

But they are much much cheaper than a real go-pro.
...
Forum: Cyber Safety and Computer Security 11-27-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 270
Posted By root
Re: the security of sending emails

hmmm... this is for your work.
get a consultant it, a proper company that is accredited to setup secure systems...

I often find (as I work in IT) that when a company starts talking about...
Forum: Networking | DNS 11-27-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By root
Re: Livestream Advice?

if you use linux mpplayer can take any video source and make it a feed.
Forum: Social Lounge | Off Topic 11-25-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 160
Posted By root
Re: The Consequences of Losing #NetNeutrality

wow... what a bunch of clumsy examples that really seem to miss the point, or logic of how this can be done!

it seems that neither of these actually understand how ISPs work, OR their kind of...
Forum: Software and Operating Systems 11-23-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 222
Posted By root
Re: I need a free email system that lets me email more than 100 emails at a time

Do you actually want replies as well? -I can't imagine needing to email 100 people at once, there are a few legit purposes, but not that many!
Forum: Software and Operating Systems 11-23-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 489
Posted By root
Re: Win 10 first impressions

That was kind of the point I was making. They are chasing competition that simply doesn't exist, and doing stupid things in the process.

Besides, a computer that can boot faster than I can make...
Forum: Networking | DNS 11-22-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By root
Re: Temporary extension from wall outlet

Yes, any length of coaxial cable will do, for only five meters don't worry too much about cable impedance either. Feel free to buy either 50ohm or (ideally) 75ohm coax cable.

The connectors on...
Forum: Networking | DNS 11-22-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By root
Re: Temporary extension from wall outlet

To be fair, you'd need a particularly crappy cable to give you issues at 1gbps at distances of only 5m, I've had cables I've cut in half, twisted bare ends together and insulated with cellotape not...
Forum: Software and Operating Systems 11-22-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 489
Posted By root
Re: Win 10 first impressions

Nope, disabled, why, to get a faster boot. -you see this is what happens when technical direction of a multinational company starts getting set by a bunch of but hurt fanboys who complain that Linux...
Forum: Software and Operating Systems 11-22-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 489
Posted By root
Re: Win 10 first impressions

Nah, Windows 10 is a steaming turd regardless of whether you upgrade of get it pre-installed.
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