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Re: Quote of the week!

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JazHaz wrote:I always check the Oolite forum before heading over to ED lol
That is called getting your priorities straight. :wink:
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"Speed is the new stealth," said Al Romig, Skunk Works engineering and advanced systems vice president.
El Reg article about the new SR-72 here.
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Bravura In The Face Of Grief III wrote:I can't take this much longer! I'm getting out of here!
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Re whether Elite Dangerous is good or bad (I gotta laugh at some of the threads over there):
worst case scenario, it is a VERY pretty oolite with a great flight model.
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Former US President George W Bush, who has said he is admittedly "not a great painter", will open a public exhibit of his works on Saturday.
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Cody wrote:
Former US President George W Bush, who has said he is admittedly "not a great painter", will open a public exhibit of his works on Saturday.
What can I say!
Perhaps something along the lines of: "What a coincidence! He isn't a great president, either. The public exhibit of that can still be seen all around us."

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The idea that a company can just hire more developers to become more productive is about as valid as suggesting that 9 women should be able to deliver a baby in one month.

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Commander McLane wrote: Perhaps something along the lines of: "What a coincidence! He isn't a great president, either. The public exhibit of that can still be seen all around us."
Man you said it - worst president of all time.
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"Side note: I'm going to hate this Clym person more and more each week"

http://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comment ... coin_quiz/

Well grammar was never my strong point. That said "hate" eh? I reserve hate for people who sleep with ladies I'm romantically involved with or people who may choose to murder members of my immediate family. Hate for getting the wrong 'there' in a sentance, tad enthusiastic n'est-ce pas?

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ClymAngus wrote:"Side note: I'm going to hate this Clym person more and more each week"

http://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comment ... coin_quiz/

Well grammar was never my strong point. That said "hate" eh? I reserve hate for people who sleep with ladies I'm romantically involved with or people who may choose to murder members of my immediate family. Hate for getting the wrong 'there' in a sentance, tad enthusiastic n'est-ce pas?

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That does seem harsh!

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El Reg wrote:Obama's reference to Control-Alt-Delete immortalises a small part of computer industry history. It also raises another question: if Obama is the CTRL-ALT-DEL president, who is the BSOD commander-in-chief?
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El Reg wrote:The asteroid, dubbed 2014 HL129, a 4-to-15 meter-wide chunk of space debris, flashed past Earth at 4:13am EDT (0813am GMT) within the Moon's orbital track at an El Reg distance scale of 2,164,692 brontosaurus lengths
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Google wrote:"For example, a few years from now, we and other companies could be serving ads and other content on refrigerators, car dashboards, thermostats, glasses, and watches, to name just a few possibilities."
Article at El Reg. <sighs - shakes head sadly>
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<sighs and fondly recalls the time back when Google actually was "Not Evil">
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Re: Quote of the week!

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Well, I for one will welcome the day when my fridge reminds me that I really should buy some Ugg boots!
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