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Comment: Erm.. If Telefonica is selling.... (Score 1) 32

by Pax681 (#48940521) Attached to: UK Broadcaster Sky To Launch Mobile Service
It's O2 business and network to Hutchinson whampoa(Three mobile) then how the fook are they gonna do this deal with Sky?

Three owner agrees to buy O2 for £10.25 billion
I am aware that the competition commission bods will want assurances as they did when Three bought out O2's Irish business however........ it seems to me that perhaps Sky is betting on Three ... as when three and O2 merge it'll be the biggest cell phone service provider here.. as i doubt the sky deal will do anything with the 50 billion hole Telefonica finds itself with O2

Comment: Re:And? (Score 2) 448

by Pax681 (#48758979) Attached to: Unbundling Cable TV: Be Careful What You Wish For

$400 ticket +$25 for luggage +$25 for 2nd piece of luggage +$50 for a seat that isn't between two 300 pound men who haven't showered yet this year. +$75 for to not have your legs knees shoved in your face when the person in front of you reclines +$15 for internet, 2G speeds only +$5-15 to use the entertainment console at your seat +$10 for a light snack +$25 to sit near the front of the plane so you don't have to spend 30 minutes in your seat both before and after the plane lands

wtf are you on about..... every year i fly to Denver from Edinburgh Scotland.
I fly from Edinburgh to Amsterdam then onwards to Minneapolis then to Denver.
my baggage allowance without purchasing extras gets me 1 x 25 kilo suitcase, 1 x 12 kilo hand luggage plus one "accessory" which is my asus transformer tablet in it's own wee case. the meal and the snacks are included, the movies and TV are FREE and i get to chose my seat too from within the standard class seating. KLM to Amsterdam then Delta the rest of the way.
dunno who you are flying with but they are sticking it right up your anus pal and you are taking it.
When in America i fly with spirit... some Americans may laugh at that as they are considered to be a crappy low cost airlines with little legroom.. to those people i say "have you ever flown with BMI,Easyjet or ryanair??" because then you'll KNOW what no fucking legroom is actually mind you last three times i flew with spirit i got upgraded seats for free so had plenty legroom. Spirit while being a basic flight isn't bad at all.

Comment: Re: What's so hard about using the time-honored (Score 1) 242

by Pax681 (#48019141) Attached to: At CIA Starbucks, Even the Baristas Are Covert

Some Comedians (The Chasers) in Australia booked and checked in online for a flight using the names Mr Terry Wrist and Mr Al Queda. When they didnt show for their flights, the calls across the terminal were pretty comical.

Chasers war... fucking classic!

Comment: Re:Can someone clarify the state of BitCoin? (Score 1) 134

by Pax681 (#47869625) Attached to: Paypal Jumps Into Bitcoin With Both Feet
yes.. so..much.. as.. in Europe they are registered and regulated AS A BANK. In Europe storing that cash in paypal means that,like a bank, you know... because it's registered and regulated as a bank... that money was in a bank when money gets deposited.

In Europe, PayPal is registered as a bank in Luxembourg under the legal name PayPal (Europe) Sàrl et Cie SCA, a company regulated centrally by the Luxembourg bank authority, the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF)[74] (note that all of the company's European accounts were transferred to PayPal's bank in Luxembourg on July 2, 2007.[75]) Prior to this move, PayPal had been registered in the UK as PayPal (Europe) Ltd, an entity which was licensed as an Electronic Money Issuer with the UK's Financial Services Authority (FSA) from 2004. This ceased in 2007, when the company moved to Luxembourg.


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