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by TheEponymousBob
Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:24 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: HDMI to DVI adapter / cable
Replies: 10
Views: 9926

Re: HDMI to DVI adapter / cable

<t>Yes, you need female HDMI to male DVI. I used exactly this for my telly box for years, until I got my new HDMI capable telly.<br/> <br/> Couple of small things to note: DVI can carry both analogue and digital video; your HDMI cable will only carry digital. So although most DVI-capable monitors su...
by TheEponymousBob
Sat Feb 25, 2012 10:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: There's a little update from Eben on the front page...
Replies: 52
Views: 12408

Re: There's a little update from Eben on the front page...

Jongoleur said:


Sober on a Saturday night?

Methinks the Gentleman doth protest too much!


An excellent point, and one I shall take up with Mr. Lagavulin forthwith
by TheEponymousBob
Sat Feb 25, 2012 10:53 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: QR code
Replies: 8
Views: 1843

Re: QR code

<t>So let me get this straight. You want us, the 11,710 forum members contending for 10,000 first batch units, to help encourage more people to learn about the project?<br/> <br/> (In case it"s not obvious, I am entirely joking and would be glad to help, but for the fact that there"s no-one in a 10 ...
by TheEponymousBob
Sat Feb 25, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: There's a little update from Eben on the front page...
Replies: 52
Views: 12408

Re: There's a little update from Eben on the front page...

Allow me briefly to betray a chink in my normal sober, stoic—even unimpassioned—facade, and say just:

Bounce.

Bouncebouncebouncebouncebouncebouncebouncebouncebou....

Pardon me; normal service shall now resume.
by TheEponymousBob
Fri Feb 24, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Thought it would come yesterday
Replies: 51
Views: 8903

Re: Thought it would come yesterday

I think the point is that if/when there is news, you"ll have to be trying hard to miss it, so if you can"t see anything obvious, there is no news.
by TheEponymousBob
Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:12 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Plea for a transparent case
Replies: 29
Views: 7552

Re: Plea for a transparent case

Grumpoldgit said:

It"s called a Ferrero Rocher box.




You spoil us!
by TheEponymousBob
Thu Feb 23, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Next version of the Pi?
Replies: 13
Views: 2251

Re: Next version of the Pi?

Raspberry Tau. Job done.
by TheEponymousBob
Thu Feb 23, 2012 2:57 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Rasperry Pi == Bad idea
Replies: 28
Views: 4571

Re: Rasperry Pi == Bad idea

raspberryPi.equals(badIdea) shurely?
by TheEponymousBob
Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:20 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Is the Raspberry release going to affect iPad3 sales
Replies: 28
Views: 4306

Re: Is the Raspberry release going to affect iPad3 sales

<t>Crundy said: <br/> <br/> <br/> iTards will buy whatever rubbish Apple throw at their stores, regardless of price, features, or quality of competing devices. Someone could release an Android tablet with a crisper screen, 5THz CPU and 10TB storage which not only works as a tablet but also does your...
by TheEponymousBob
Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:52 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: The w00t! life is good thread
Replies: 80
Views: 8954

Re: The w00t! life is good thread

Hoorah! My electronics textbook (for the MITx course) has arrived! Though it"s fairly thick and heavy, and the words seem to be affixed to some collection of flappy leaf-like sheets, all pressed together.

Never mind; I bet it gets great battery-life!
by TheEponymousBob
Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:20 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: YOU SUCK: the venting thread
Replies: 948
Views: 157272

Re: YOU SUCK: the venting thread

<t>Oh Lord. I probably shouldn"t, but there"s a walking advertisement for the Dunning-Kruger effect (or, failing that, the World"s Best Troll) on another forum I visit, who has just argued:<br/> <br/> How does Spoke[sic] say it in Star Trek? Once you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains,...
by TheEponymousBob
Tue Feb 21, 2012 1:24 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: New post on the main page from Liam
Replies: 4
Views: 882

Re: New post on the main page from Liam

Liz, you really know how to sell stuff.  If you catch my meaning...

by TheEponymousBob
Mon Feb 20, 2012 11:13 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Happy QA Day!
Replies: 11
Views: 1888

Re: Happy QA Day!

<t>liz said:<br/> I do not understand how it is that the Brazilians and the folks in New Orleans get to have fantastic giant parades with the beads and the giant papier mache heads and James Bond, while we just get pancakes.<br/> <br/> Just get pancakes?! Just?!! You take that back!<br/> Mmmmmm... p...
by TheEponymousBob
Mon Feb 20, 2012 5:03 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: YOU SUCK: the venting thread
Replies: 948
Views: 157272

Re: YOU SUCK: the venting thread

<r>Chromatix said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Knee depth snow: fun.<br/> <br/> Knee depth snow on the pavement: not so fun.<br/> <br/> Knee depth snow on the pavement between the bus stop and the office, on both sides of the road, which still hasn't been cleared by the afternoon: SUCKTACULAR.<br/> <br/> <br/...
by TheEponymousBob
Mon Feb 20, 2012 1:04 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Is this a British website?
Replies: 69
Views: 10955

Re: Is this a British website?

<t>davidgoodenough said: <br/> <br/> <br/> rpt said: <br/> <br/> <br/> RaTTuS said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Burngate said: <br/> <br/> <br/> There's a shop in Helmsley, Yorkshire, that sells Traditional Yorkshire Pizza<br/> <br/> <br/> is that like deep fried pizza ?<br/> <br/> <br/> That sounds more Scot...
by TheEponymousBob
Sun Feb 19, 2012 5:43 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Girls
Replies: 40
Views: 9180

Re: Girls

<t>A while back, I came across one of those unofficial psych questionnaires that purported to estimate one"s position on an "Asperger"s spectrum". While it went to great lengths to stress that it is was not a substitute for a formal diagnosis, I"ve since found out that it was identical to one of the...
by TheEponymousBob
Sun Feb 19, 2012 2:07 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Girls
Replies: 40
Views: 9180

Re: Girls

Drink?

Feck.
by TheEponymousBob
Sat Feb 18, 2012 11:59 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Is this a British website?
Replies: 69
Views: 10955

Re: Is this a British website?

The Jeely Piece Song
by TheEponymousBob
Sat Feb 18, 2012 11:35 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Is this a British website?
Replies: 69
Views: 10955

Re: Is this a British website?

<t>ukscone said:<br/> <br/> just as a matter of interest a quick question to all fellow brits.<br/> <br/> what did/do you call a bread roll in your area.<br/> <br/> where i grew up within the space of 4 miles i went from bap to cob to roll and back again<br/> <br/> <br/> Ooh—now here"s a topic that ...
by TheEponymousBob
Sat Feb 18, 2012 5:33 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: the rage is coming
Replies: 9
Views: 1819

Re: the rage is coming

<t>In all seriousness, the rage felt by anyone who doesn't get in on the first batch will be nothing compared to that they will see if the have the neck to complain about it, here or otherwise.  Don't get me wrong, disappointment I can understand; in fact I reckon there's a reasonable chance I'll ge...
by TheEponymousBob
Fri Feb 17, 2012 3:07 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Disagreements on these Forums
Replies: 77
Views: 10300

Re: Disagreements on these Forums

<t>A jumbo jet takes off from Warsaw.  Mid-way through the flight, both pilot and co-pilot are taken ill.  The crew ask the passengers if any have flight training.  One passenger says he has flown light aircraft, so is taken to the cockpit.  However, he finds himself lost among the myriad controls a...
by TheEponymousBob
Thu Feb 16, 2012 11:01 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: General "I can't wait until release day" thread!
Replies: 29
Views: 5533

Re: General "I can't wait until release day" thread!

I dunno, but I swear I can smell pi baking...
by TheEponymousBob
Thu Feb 16, 2012 5:28 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Disagreements on these Forums
Replies: 77
Views: 10300

Re: Disagreements on these Forums

<t>JamesH said: <br/> <br/> <br/> spamel said: <br/> <br/> <br/> What's got two legs and bleeds a lot?<br/> <br/> Half a dog<br/> <br/> <br/> Not if it belongs to Damien Hurst.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Nor if it's the outcome of a joke about making a dog go meow.  But I'll let you find that one for yo...
by TheEponymousBob
Thu Feb 16, 2012 1:41 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Disagreements on these Forums
Replies: 77
Views: 10300

Re: Disagreements on these Forums

<t>I think the cleverest pun I've heard in recent years was from Sandi Toksvig on the News Quiz.  An article in Nature magazine had recently been published that demonstrated evidence of social intelligence in pre-toddlers.  Had the results been negative, she said, it would have been reported in thei...

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