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Comment Re: DNA testing of waste? (Score 1) 177

Sorry: should have clarified: the sandpit in question is in the shared area of the apartment block gardens so we can not stop the cats being there, but would like to stop them leaving anything behind !
(We have an ultrasonic/movement detector type device covering our small, private area, and that seems to mostly work !)
Also sounds like you have a good neighbour there !

Comment Please wake up the Guardian sub-editor (Score 1) 395

Since she announced it the Guardian has respected Chelsea Manning's wishes to be referred to by her new forename: the cited article seems to have slipped through the net !
(The Slashdot summary sits on the fence by quietly dropping her old forename from it's quote of the linked article !)

Comment Sticking it to the man (Score 1) 984

In further news a group of motorists worked out how to avoid getting fined for speeding: they always drove through the village under the posted speed limit. One driver, wishing to remain anonymous, commented "this will show city hall that they can not get money out of me without a fight".

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