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Comment Re:What?!? (Score 2) 928

I turned up late for checkin on a budget flight once. No bags, no boarding pass, a couple of minutes after the deadline for checking in. If I'd printed the pass at home it would have been fine, but I was stupid. Went to the desk, was very polite, they ummed-and-arred for a while, phoned through to check with someone that I'd have time to board, and eventually printed my boarding pass. Once I passed security I saw the plane was delayed by 2 hours.

Comment Re:On behalf of all network specialists, (Score 1) 197

momcorpflagship:~ matthewwilkes$ ifconfig
lo0: flags=8049 mtu 16384
options=3
inet6 ::1 prefixlen 128
inet 127.0.0.1 netmask 0xff000000
inet6 fe80::1%lo0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x1
nd6 options=1
en0: flags=8863 mtu 1500
ether XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX
inet6 fe80::XXXX:XXXX:XXXX:XXXX%en0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x4
inet6 2001:8b0:XXXX:XXXX:XXXX:XXXX:XXXX:XXXX prefixlen 64 autoconf
inet6 2001:8b0:XXXX:XXXX:XXXX:XXXX:XXXX:XXXX prefixlen 64 autoconf temporary
nd6 options=1
media: autoselect
status: active
momcorpflagship:~ matthewwilkes$ ping6 slashdot.org
PING6(56=40+8+8 bytes) 2001:8b0:ca12:3193:7dc2:1078:67fb:31f4 --> 2001:8b0:6464::666:616:d822:b52d
16 bytes from 2001:8b0:6464::666:616:d822:b52d, icmp_seq=0 hlim=241 time=165.418 ms
16 bytes from 2001:8b0:6464::666:616:d822:b52d, icmp_seq=1 hlim=241 time=121.267 ms
^C
--- slashdot.org ping6 statistics ---
2 packets transmitted, 2 packets received, 0.0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max/std-dev = 121.267/143.343/165.418/22.075 ms

Comment Re:Poms are weak arseholes (Score 1) 341

Yes, quite right. Let's have something a bit more modern, shall we?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2478285/Innocent-man-burned-death-vigilante-neighbours-mistook-paedophile.html

"An innocent man was viciously beaten and then burned to death by vigilante neighbours who wrongly believed rumours that he was a paedophile."

Almost a year ago.

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