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  • Commented on Tentative hypothesis
    Some brave person has built a rifle chambered for a nitro 950 round - presumably for when the cloned T rexes escape....
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    Makes sense for that use case you want a high ROF to reduce the effect of the guns barrel moving. Incidentally the first sub machine gun (built as an observers gun) the WW1 Villar Perosa had two barrels and each...
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    Another RT 11 user nice I recall the days of PDP 11/03's and that nasty smell the VT55's built in printer made. Don't miss the installation of a dual floppy drive requiring three people to install two to lift it...
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    Early IBM's went exactly much use for a CS course :-) You might not know but PDP10's and 20's score really high on geek points....
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    Follow up It was the Salford Editor source available here http://www.andrewpetermarlow.co.uk/personal/prime.html Wonder if I could port it to Linux...
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    An editor with advanced macros and normally a full screen one. There was an awesome one for PR1ME, made developing in F77 or PL/1G much better than the standard one. PR1ME was an early super mini maker lost out to...
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    People who only use mobile phones are called poor people, there is a worry that only having access via mobiles creates a two tier society....
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    A proper RPN HP Calculator back when HP was good BTW there is a swiss company that makes replica HP - with the proper buttons!!!!! https://www.swissmicros.com/ I suppose the ultimate would be a Curta...
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    Have you seen the latest stuff that apple have been putting out and the blowback with the latest mac keyboard breaking if its camera sees a biscuit with 10m. The new pro is cool and all and not to bad...
  • Commented on CMAP #16: Book Title Blues
    Thereby including a lot of information useful for hacking purposes :-)...
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    Sherly Bruce is the middle name here as its not Bruce-Davidson....
  • Commented on Three pieces of news about the Laundry Files (UPDATED!)
    Bobs Opening Monologue My name is Bob Howard and I an assistant scientific officer. When I was a teenager I went to university to study computer science Then an accident almost destroyed Wolverhampton and her majesty’s government made me an...
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    Cassie Id go for Felica Day yes yes Also I wonder if they need a technical advisor :-) *cough*...
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    The team that did Peaky Blinders music and audio cues would be a good pick and the Jenifer Files has to be David Arnold....
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    God no go for the standard 22 episode length (if budget allows) - get over this half assed British approach to episodic TV and hire a proper writing room of people who actually understand the cannon as opposed to DR...
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    Ah the soon to be a Major TV show / film sticker ploy -my first copy dune 1970's had one of those....
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    Oh Yes Supernaturals Death is great of course Dean Accidently Kills him :-)...
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    Don't think Tilda Swinton would fit as Mo. Mo needs to be much more the buttoned up type Beverley Cressman aka Kate Stewart (Dr Who) is one option - I think Karen Gillian is out even if she is a...
  • Commented on What do you know about my inner demons?
    Not sure what your point is as a Union activist (and an approved person) I don't know of any differences in employment law in Scotland. And my red clysyde FTO (Minder) when I was branch secretary didn't mention any difference....
  • Commented on Happy Halloween!
    Yes she seems to have lost some levels when Bob met her she seemed quite the operator compared to the rest of the cult. I think exactly what happened to Iris would be interesting and what the original plan was....
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    Dunkelzahn waking up would but a crimp in some ones plans :-) with of course Tom Hardy in Peaky Blinders Alfie Solomon mode as the voice....
  • Commented on Publishing: A Slice of Life
    Your customers mistake was using this "trendnet" not a brand I have heard of and seems to be designed for home use - and has some troubling security problems. With networking just by HP or cisco and the stuff will...
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    But these days you actually get very little interference on networking cables unlike say thick ethernet and the main problem was the vampire taps....
  • Commented on Crib Sheet: The Delirium Brief
    If you read some of the history's of the Afghan war it was commented while the UK and US Sf including SAD (the Cia's in house shooters) where fairly well known even down their preferred brands of boots. The French...
  • Commented on Crib Sheet: The Delirium Brief
    Which was the plot point in one of the earlier series in Being Human. The werewolf brought a cage from a BDSM supplier to lock him self in during the change....
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    For reasons of plot You have to have enough vamps / where's mages etc to make a role playing game viable. And it was certainly implied that the number of vamps in a large city like London or NYC. Mage...
  • Commented on Crib Sheet: The Delirium Brief
    That's because its a civil service organisation and run along the lines of the original MI5 and 6. It doesn't seem to have a C or M figure but seems to be run by a committee that goes back to...
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    Yes there are a few things that for plot reasons where ignored. Main one is the dread eldritch tome also known as "Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006" as amended by the "Collective Redundancies and Transfer of Undertakings...
  • Commented on The Labyrinth Index: sneak preview!
    You true about classic old school sniper using improved variants of ww1 or pre war rifles. There is an interesting podcast series on snipers done by a couple or serving officers the last episode The Once and Future Sniper which...
  • Commented on The Labyrinth Index: sneak preview!
    "shut it you slag You're a big man, but you're in bad shape. With me it's a full time job. Now behave yourself"...
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