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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.


Comment: Well ba snoke and mist machines then! (Score 1) 3

by Pax681 (#47833209) Attached to: E-cigarette Warnings Are 'Alarmist'
as they use pretty much the same stuff along mixed with food flavourings -safety tested and passed as they art food additives
[rant on] What this boils down to is the non-smoker/ex-smoker brigade now getting pissed off because.... MY FUCKING GOD SOMEONE APPEARS TO BE ENJOYING A VAPE!!!!!
Now while they might look like smoking.. they are not... there's no tobacco, no tobacco smell and, those like me who much prefer coconut,blueberry and vanilla flavours.... well... well....we are just putting those FUMES into the air for others to breathe......
new for those idiots... water vapour != smoke... it doesn't smell the same(as it isn't), doesn't taste the same (as it isnn't) and isn't full of toxins(it may only have one.. nicotine)
Oh and nicotine can't gibe you cancer....(br) Yeah.. I use a kanger tech vape and it saves me a fortune., tastes fucking great. i don't cough and spluter and i save a fortune(9 GBP per month vs £50 per week!)
these assholes that are wanting to ban it... seriousdly.. FUCK THOSE PEOPLE.... next they will be banning chewing the end of a fucking pencil as that vaguely,in the right light looks like smoking... to a fucking moron....
[/end rant]

+ - SPAM: E-cigarette Warnings Are 'Alarmist' 3

Submitted by davidshenba
davidshenba (2536122) writes "Recently, the World Health Organization called for e-cigarettes to be banned in public places and workplaces. The WHO said this was because e-cigarettes could increase the levels of toxins and nicotine in the air. It also warned that e-cigarettes may introduce smoking to non-smokers. But now researches have criticized this move saying that e-cigarettes can actually save lives and hence their use should be encouraged."

Logic is a systematic method of coming to the wrong conclusion with confidence.