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Forum: Computers and the Internet Yesterday, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 74,138
Posted By catsmate
I've had international project meetings be missed...

I've had international project meetings be missed because of the problem. I've lost count of the hassle in conversion, especially the time lost.
Forum: Computers and the Internet Yesterday, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 74,138
Posted By catsmate
I'm quite familiar with 8601. When it actually...

I'm quite familiar with 8601. When it actually becomes a generally used standard I will embrace it happily. This hasn't happened in the last thirty years and I'm somewhat doubtful, barring...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 37,932
Posted By catsmate
Might I suggest ignoring (or Ignoring) the...

Might I suggest ignoring (or Ignoring) the childish, pseudo-libertarian trolling?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy Yesterday, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2,154
Views: 290,536
Posted By catsmate
Pretty much what you'd expect from a Evolution...

Pretty much what you'd expect from a Evolution denying, Pearl Harbor crank really.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 99,824
Posted By catsmate
So, that'd be a "no" then. Pathetic but hardly...

So, that'd be a "no" then.
Pathetic but hardly unexpected.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th August 2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,706
Posted By catsmate
You were, it was. and you did explain this.

You were, it was. and you did explain this.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th August 2022, 11:28 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,706
Posted By catsmate
:rolleyes: And yet you were the person to...

:rolleyes:
And yet you were the person to interject regarding service industry violence...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th August 2022, 03:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,715
Posted By catsmate
Probably.

Probably.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th August 2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,706
Posted By catsmate
:rolleyes: Perhaps these would satisfy you? ...

:rolleyes:
Perhaps these would satisfy you?
Nurses and shop staff in UK face tide of abuse since end of lockdowns...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 7th August 2022, 01:50 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 1,980
Posted By catsmate
It was big with Creation Ministries International...

It was big with Creation Ministries International and similar loons.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 7th August 2022, 04:09 AM
Replies: 1,306
Views: 74,138
Posted By catsmate
I always use DDMMMYYYY, i.e. 07AUG2022.

I always use DDMMMYYYY, i.e. 07AUG2022.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 7th August 2022, 04:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By catsmate
Or pretend to help. But frankly I couldn't...

Or pretend to help.
But frankly I couldn't imagine paying ~€85 for what's another fairly generic mouse.
Forum: USA Politics 5th August 2022, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 37,932
Posted By catsmate
Of course this "fact" is irrelevant to the...

Of course this "fact" is irrelevant to the various attempts by USAian Republicans to force a ten-year-old girl to risk her life by denying her access to date and legal termination.
:rolleyes:
Forum: USA Politics 4th August 2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By catsmate
Have the conspiracy theories started yet?

Have the conspiracy theories started yet?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd August 2022, 03:13 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,706
Posted By catsmate
:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: USA Politics 3rd August 2022, 12:57 AM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 37,932
Posted By catsmate
Thankfully for USAian's diminishing human rights...

Thankfully for USAian's diminishing human rights you were wrong.

Indeed it was.

:thumbsup:
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 30th July 2022, 03:48 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,706
Posted By catsmate
Indeed, perhaps a little lenient.

Indeed, perhaps a little lenient.
Forum: USA Politics 29th July 2022, 03:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,244
Posted By catsmate
"Public opinion" also supports access to safe and...

"Public opinion" also supports access to safe and legal abortion.
How did that work out?
Forum: USA Politics 29th July 2022, 03:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,244
Posted By catsmate
US "society" is not reflected by the habits of US...

US "society" is not reflected by the habits of US politicians.
Forum: USA Politics 29th July 2022, 03:05 AM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 37,932
Posted By catsmate
Snipped in solidarity: the American men getting...

Snipped in solidarity: the American men getting vasectomies after Roe – while they can (https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/jul/27/vasectomy-roe-v-wade-abortion-supreme-court)
What is next in...
Forum: USA Politics 28th July 2022, 04:27 AM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 37,932
Posted By catsmate
Yeah the stench of trollist misogyny is stong.

Yeah the stench of trollist misogyny is stong.
Forum: USA Politics 28th July 2022, 12:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,576
Posted By catsmate
It's his usual silly "libertarian"...

It's his usual silly "libertarian" posturing.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 27th July 2022, 04:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,173
Posted By catsmate
No!!!

No!!!
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th July 2022, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3,119
Views: 90,947
Posted By catsmate
The truth is unpalatable. That's your...

The truth is unpalatable.


That's your next PM you're talking about.....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th July 2022, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2,117
Views: 43,231
Posted By catsmate
:rolleyes: As I pointed out, fewer firearms in...

:rolleyes:
As I pointed out, fewer firearms in circulation mean fewer in criminal hands. Hence the generally lower armed crime rates in countries with greater restrictions on civilian possession.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th July 2022, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2,117
Views: 43,231
Posted By catsmate
Indeed, and fewer firearms in "legitimate"...

Indeed, and fewer firearms in "legitimate" circulation means fewer in criminal hands, as well as drastically reducing the accidental, suicidal and impulsive homicide levels.
And, in any case,...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 25th July 2022, 03:17 PM
Replies: 369
Split Thread: What is a light-year
Views: 7,981
Posted By catsmate
The Milky Way, part of it, is ten light years...

The Milky Way, part of it, is ten light years away.....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th July 2022, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2,117
Views: 43,231
Posted By catsmate
:rolleyes: The firearm related homicide rate in...

:rolleyes:
The firearm related homicide rate in the UK is less than one half of one percent of that of the USA.
The suicide rate is approximately one fortieth and the fatal accident rate one...
Forum: USA Politics 25th July 2022, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 37,932
Posted By catsmate
Because it's bad PR.

Because it's bad PR.
Forum: USA Politics 25th July 2022, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 37,932
Posted By catsmate
Ah yes, enough of the "right kind" of...

Ah yes, enough of the "right kind" of children.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 24th July 2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 369
Split Thread: What is a light-year
Views: 7,981
Posted By catsmate
And yet, despite all the nonsense, the light year...

And yet, despite all the nonsense, the light year (hyphenated or not) remains solely a unit of distance.
Not time, not velocity, not pressure, current or magnetic flux density.
:rolleyes:
Forum: Computers and the Internet 23rd July 2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,222
Posted By catsmate
I rather liked Risc OS. OS/2 was an abomination...

I rather liked Risc OS. OS/2 was an abomination deserving death by fire.
And I speak as the SA/Tower lead in a migration project that involved deploying 17,000 machines loaded with the crapware.
On...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd July 2022, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 99,824
Posted By catsmate
:rolleyes: Perhaps I should have dumbed down my...

:rolleyes:
Perhaps I should have dumbed down my reply: Do you have a reliable, unbiased or non-wingnut source for your assertions?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd July 2022, 05:51 AM
Replies: 2,946
Views: 143,083
Posted By catsmate
:rolleyes: Have you an actually reliable source...

:rolleyes:
Have you an actually reliable source for your assertions this time?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd July 2022, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 99,824
Posted By catsmate
Have you a real source for your assertions?

Have you a real source for your assertions?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd July 2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 99,824
Posted By catsmate
:rolleyes: Meanwhile, back in the Real...

:rolleyes:
Meanwhile, back in the Real World......
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 21st July 2022, 01:16 PM
Replies: 369
Split Thread: What is a light-year
Views: 7,981
Posted By catsmate
That "purity circle" would be what normal people...

That "purity circle" would be what normal people refer to as 'reality'.

The light year is a unit of distance not time.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 21st July 2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 369
Split Thread: What is a light-year
Views: 7,981
Posted By catsmate
The light-year is still a unit of distance, not...

The light-year is still a unit of distance, not time.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 21st July 2022, 01:11 PM
Replies: 369
Split Thread: What is a light-year
Views: 7,981
Posted By catsmate
This is extremely common in space sciences.

This is extremely common in space sciences.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 20th July 2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 369
Split Thread: What is a light-year
Views: 7,981
Posted By catsmate
No. The 'light year' is a measure of distance,...

No. The 'light year' is a measure of distance, the distance an electromagnetic wave travels in vacuum in one year. It is not a measure of time.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 20th July 2022, 12:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,471
Posted By catsmate
Sorry, my bad, that only aborts an active...

Sorry, my bad, that only aborts an active shutdown.
Forum: Computers and the Internet 19th July 2022, 12:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,471
Posted By catsmate
Have you tried SHUTDOWN -a?

Have you tried SHUTDOWN -a?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 18th July 2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 9,817
Posted By catsmate
"Obviously" is one of Warpie's favourite...

"Obviously" is one of Warpie's favourite wallpaper words.
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 16th July 2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 175,789
Posted By catsmate
His thoughts on bookshops are fascinating.

His thoughts on bookshops are fascinating.
Forum: USA Politics 16th July 2022, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 37,932
Posted By catsmate
It helps distract from the new reality of women...

It helps distract from the new reality of women dying and raped children being forced to give birth.The
Really I don't understand why anyone engages with this puerile trolling.
Forum: USA Politics 16th July 2022, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 37,932
Posted By catsmate
That's crazy talk. Next you'll be saying women...

That's crazy talk. Next you'll be saying women should be able to vote, refuse sex to their husbands and own property.
Forum: USA Politics 15th July 2022, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 37,932
Posted By catsmate
OT, there was one on our roof earlier.

OT, there was one on our roof earlier.
Forum: USA Politics 15th July 2022, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 37,932
Posted By catsmate
Because it suits certain politicians and their...

Because it suits certain politicians and their sponsors.
Forum: USA Politics 15th July 2022, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 37,932
Posted By catsmate
:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: USA Politics 14th July 2022, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 37,932
Posted By catsmate
You're seriously quoting WorldNetDaily? ...

You're seriously quoting WorldNetDaily?
:rolleyes:
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