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Comment It's getting really bad now (Score 4, Funny) 236

They're getting ever more sophisticated. I got some sort of malware the other day that actually poses as a Windows update, which puts a permanent icon in my system tray with regular (3 or 4 times a day) popups about a "free upgrade to Windows 10". Luckily I don't fall for that kind of thing but I don't know how I got the virus in the first place.

Comment Re:The Moon program (Score 1) 71

First, there was no return to the moon program to cancel.

Wait, what? And the Constellation program sounds like a much better idea than pissing away money on a manned mission to Mars, anyway - a permanent Lunar colony? Much cooler idea and when expanded could even lead (ultimately) to tourism of the moon.

Comment Never mind run Chrome extensions... (Score 4, Informative) 152

... Firefox will be Chrome. Anyone who cared about extensive browser customization will simply abandon their addons. Why keep recoding them on Mozilla's whim?

For anyone who still cares about this stuff, the time to jump is most certainly NOW. I don't even think SeaMonkey is good enough - Pale Moon is a totally clean break.

Comment Re:Headline is stupid (Score 1) 220

It was a false claim that the teacher had committed a sex offense. Such a claim would be enough to prevent the teacher from getting another teaching job.

If a mere claim that someone has committed an offense is enough to stop them getting another job, that says something pretty bad about the state of American society... as does this overruling the first amendment.

Comment Re:It's a shame (Score 1) 74

As for average speed limit cameras, how about just following the law?

Because 70 is too goddamn slow. Have you ever driven on a British motorway? 70mph definitely isn't the speed people naturally drive at in good conditions; it's frequently more like 90-100mph and yet motorways have the lowest accident rates of any roads.

It's all to do with screwing the driver over, as usual, and using safety as a pathetic excuse.

Comment It's a shame (Score 1) 74

Shame that driving on motorways in England has become tedious as hell now that they're installing average speed cameras everywhere. Slip over the the paltry 70mph limit a few times and you get banned from driving for a year. I try to avoid the motorways when driving nowadays.

*prepares to be cuckolded by speed limit Nazis who think even 70mph is "too dangerous"*

Comment Re:SubjectsInCommentsAreStupid (Score 1) 254

It's true enough, but honestly, it needs to be prettier. I know it's superficial and stupid

It sure it. I've got no problem with the UI. I *want* it to look like the old MS Office; I hate the new ribbon layout.

What I wish they do is fix a few more fundamental bugs like this one I found when trying to create a macro that inserted fields:

Crazee Edeee, his prices are INSANE!!!