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Indeed. Doofy's equation of the longest period... 656 Views / 50 Replies  
Indeed. Doofy's equation of the longest period of continuous post-war economic growth with 'everything turning to crap' under every Labour government is bizarre, and this time around (after 10 years...
Posted by nath, on Jun 28, 2007 at 01:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Actually it's a pretty good assessment of the... 656 Views / 50 Replies  
Actually it's a pretty good assessment of the Russian revolution. Orwell explicitly said himself that it wasn't a commentary on the 'British Labour party'.

But you know that don't you, having...
Posted by nath, on Jun 27, 2007 at 05:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Interesting. Having read this: Intel-based... 400 Views / 7 Replies  
Interesting. Having read this:

Intel-based Mac: How to tell if an application is Universal (http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=303207)

...and checked my applications folder, it...
Posted by nath, on Jun 5, 2007 at 05:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks both. I was really interested in... 400 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks both.

I was really interested in whether installations of Universal apps are the same, regardless of whether the system you're installing on is Intel or PowerPC. Or does the installer...
Posted by nath, on Jun 5, 2007 at 04:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
G5 -> Mac Pro migration query 400 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi,

I've just used Migration Assistant to move all my files, apps and settings from my G5 to my new Mac Pro.

My question is whether I should actually re-install the applications from the...
Posted by nath, on Jun 5, 2007 at 03:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
Oh dear. Your definition of Hitler as a... 1,285 Views / 64 Replies  
Oh dear.

Your definition of Hitler as a socialist in this thread has mostly been defined by the Nazi use of a 'command and control'-style economy. Unfortunately this misses the point entirely. ...
Posted by nath, on May 28, 2007 at 06:11 AM, in Political/War Lounge
an old lefty that londoners voted for in the 80s... 679 Views / 48 Replies  
an old lefty that londoners voted for in the 80s to annoy thatch, and in the 90s to annoy blair.
to the extent that the former abolished his local authority, and the latter tried to kick him out...
Posted by nath, on May 24, 2007 at 03:57 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Regardless of where you're sitting, they stood in... 556 Views / 22 Replies  
Regardless of where you're sitting, they stood in 497 seats at the last election, so they are a political party.
Posted by nath, on Feb 26, 2007 at 01:32 AM, in Political/War Lounge
There's no need. Despite his claims to the... 556 Views / 22 Replies  
There's no need. Despite his claims to the contrary, there already is a party which reflects Doofy's views on this issue.

UK Independence Party Official website (UKIP) (http://www.ukip.org/)
...
Posted by nath, on Feb 25, 2007 at 04:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What on earth makes you think that Democrats... 1,429 Views / 95 Replies  
What on earth makes you think that Democrats would not want a Guliani Presidency?

If he wins it'll be their votes that seal it for him. He's certainly not going to get Bush's base out to the...
Posted by nath, on Feb 7, 2007 at 01:45 AM, in Political/War Lounge
:thumbsup: It never fails to amaze me that... 594 Views / 24 Replies  
:thumbsup:

It never fails to amaze me that some people question the value for money. I think the cheapest package you can get with Sky is about £30 per month! What do you get for that - old...
Posted by nath, on Feb 3, 2007 at 04:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
£131.50. I think it's really good value for what... 594 Views / 24 Replies  
£131.50. I think it's really good value for what we get overall, although other posters will certainly disagree.

Mastrap, I don't think I'm fundamentally disagreeing with you. My point is that...
Posted by nath, on Feb 2, 2007 at 01:04 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Don't get me wrong, I absolutely agree that you... 594 Views / 24 Replies  
Don't get me wrong, I absolutely agree that you should pay for it.

Brits who have already funded the BBC through the kazoo for online services shouldn't have to.
Posted by nath, on Feb 2, 2007 at 10:47 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I understood that Apple is covering iTMS on-costs... 594 Views / 24 Replies  
I understood that Apple is covering iTMS on-costs and even making a little profit, with just the tiny fraction of each sale they're taking.



I would rather be able to access the content I've...
Posted by nath, on Feb 2, 2007 at 10:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
This is a joke. UK license payers already pay... 594 Views / 24 Replies  
This is a joke. UK license payers already pay for everything the BBC generates. The BBC should be making deals with all online sales channels (including iTunes) to the effect that providing a valid...
Posted by nath, on Feb 2, 2007 at 06:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Let's remember your often-stated definition of... 1,854 Views / 141 Replies  
Let's remember your often-stated definition of dishonest when throwing it around so easily, Kev.

:lol:
Posted by nath, on Jan 30, 2007 at 01:05 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm happy to concede the point you've used to... 1,854 Views / 141 Replies  
I'm happy to concede the point you've used to derail this thread. Let's call 'Palestine' a 'body' that isn't a Kyoto signatory. You seem happy to trust Wikipedia for your own purposes so I'm...
Posted by nath, on Jan 30, 2007 at 02:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
:thumbsup: No. More of a... 1,854 Views / 141 Replies  
:thumbsup:




No. More of a strawman/derail combo actually. And we all know you're very much against those. :lol:

Regardless, a mod should at least have the self-respect to be...
Posted by nath, on Jan 29, 2007 at 04:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh alright Captain Zion, let's not include... 1,854 Views / 141 Replies  
Oh alright Captain Zion, let's not include Palestine as a country. So 25 states haven't signed, rather than 26.
Now have you got anything to say about the thread topic? :rolleyes:

Here's the...
Posted by nath, on Jan 29, 2007 at 01:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
less than a year ago he wasn't sure if we were... 1,854 Views / 141 Replies  
less than a year ago he wasn't sure if we were the cause at all:


(my emphasis)
Bush denies human-induced climate change | The Register...
Posted by nath, on Jan 28, 2007 at 01:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Apparently the president of the US is listening... 1,854 Views / 141 Replies  
Apparently the president of the US is listening to him.



FOXNews.com - Bush Pursues Energy Initiatives While Congress Debates Iraq - Politics | Republican Party | Democratic Party | Political...
Posted by nath, on Jan 28, 2007 at 12:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Fact is, he describes himself - in the quote I've... 963 Views / 51 Replies  
Fact is, he describes himself - in the quote I've provided you with - as a supporter of the Labour Party, at a point in history when that was most definitely a socialist organisation.

That may...
Posted by nath, on Jan 12, 2007 at 04:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yes. But if you have evidence to the contrary,... 963 Views / 51 Replies  
Yes. But if you have evidence to the contrary, let's see it.



Animal Farm is a satire on communism and totalitatianism. This is GCSE-level stuff, but I'll humour you - there is a...
Posted by nath, on Jan 12, 2007 at 01:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yet in this very thread you attribute "the... 963 Views / 51 Replies  
Yet in this very thread you attribute "the closest I've read to an explanation of British values" to George Orwell, a passionate lifelong socialist and Labour Party supporter.

I guess what you...
Posted by nath, on Jan 12, 2007 at 01:48 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Orwell was a Labour Party supporter you ninny. ... 963 Views / 51 Replies  
Orwell was a Labour Party supporter you ninny. :rolleyes:

He was also a lifelong socialist and strongly opposed to colonialism.
Posted by nath, on Jan 11, 2007 at 01:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What line of work are you in, what kind of place... 456 Views / 5 Replies  
What line of work are you in, what kind of place are you looking for, and what do you want to pay in rent?
Posted by nath, on Jan 10, 2007 at 01:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh no! The multinationals must be in on the plan... 932 Views / 29 Replies  
Oh no! The multinationals must be in on the plan to hide the fact that what appears to be a vaguely unpleasant and incompetent right wing government is in fact a secret society of communists,...
Posted by nath, on Jan 9, 2007 at 04:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
But Troll - shurely you're not suggesting that... 932 Views / 29 Replies  
But Troll - shurely you're not suggesting that multinational financial institutions seek to maximise their profits in a country run by a bunch of commies? :lol:
Posted by nath, on Jan 9, 2007 at 03:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Uh, yeah. Literally. :lol: 998 Views / 62 Replies  
Uh, yeah. Literally.

:lol:
Posted by nath, on Dec 29, 2006 at 01:00 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That's a tricky one. Clearly he's in a shared... 998 Views / 62 Replies  
That's a tricky one. Clearly he's in a shared environment, and most companies wouldn't want every person to have a poster of their religion/political party/significant other (gay or straight) on...
Posted by nath, on Dec 29, 2006 at 12:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
:thumbsup: edit: p.s. anyone visting north... 409 Views / 12 Replies  
:thumbsup:

edit: p.s. anyone visting north london would do well to visit Cuba Libre in Angel. Fantastic food and 2 for 1 cocktails between 5 and 8pm!

Cuba Libre & Havana BarLondon -...
Posted by nath, on Dec 29, 2006 at 12:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Absolutely, essentially it's to the standards of... 998 Views / 62 Replies  
Absolutely, essentially it's to the standards of the offendee.

Although, as in the US, things only start getting really sticky in terms of compensation if someone can demonstrate that they've...
Posted by nath, on Dec 29, 2006 at 11:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
As a people manager myself, I would question... 998 Views / 62 Replies  
As a people manager myself, I would question whether that person's attitude was prejudicial in respect of their behaviour towards others. Professionally, I don't care what their beliefs are, as long...
Posted by nath, on Dec 28, 2006 at 12:16 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That's up to them. If you disagree with the... 998 Views / 62 Replies  
That's up to them. If you disagree with the actual legislation under discussion here, that's a different matter. The headline you linked to said 'Businesses face legal action for failing to give...
Posted by nath, on Dec 28, 2006 at 10:48 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Nothing 'happens'. The audit has served it's... 998 Views / 62 Replies  
Nothing 'happens'. The audit has served it's purpose in identifying an area of risk for you and your business, under current equality legislation.

What you decide to do about that is up to you....
Posted by nath, on Dec 28, 2006 at 03:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So we can have all the aforementioned money back... 312 Views / 15 Replies  
So we can have all the aforementioned money back then?

Because much as I think it's best that you live in something approaching utter isolation, I'm f*cked if I can see why I should subsidise...
Posted by nath, on Dec 18, 2006 at 01:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
And for the Londoners, around £7 billion per year... 312 Views / 15 Replies  
And for the Londoners, around £7 billion per year not giving handouts to the rest of the UK. :)
Posted by nath, on Dec 18, 2006 at 12:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Poll: :lol: He couldn't even get elected in... 370 Views / 14 Replies  
:lol:

He couldn't even get elected in Britain - in 1945!
Posted by nath, on Dec 12, 2006 at 03:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, there's your chicken and egg. Exactly... 631 Views / 15 Replies  
Well, there's your chicken and egg. Exactly which of the requirements Blair has made of the UK armed forces since 1997 do you think were worthwhile endeavours?



Or a nuclear deterrent. That...
Posted by nath, on Dec 11, 2006 at 07:56 AM, in Political/War Lounge
:thumbsup: The primary goal of any army... 631 Views / 15 Replies  
:thumbsup:

The primary goal of any army should be to remove the need for its own existence.

Ours has done pretty well in that respect, and if the change to a specialised low-footprint force...
Posted by nath, on Dec 11, 2006 at 01:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Afraid I have no benchmarks, but after a couple... 13,244 Views / 51 Replies  
Afraid I have no benchmarks, but after a couple of days of messing about with two XP installs (both loaded around the same time, largely identical apps, etc) my experience is that the 'native'...
Posted by nath, on Dec 3, 2006 at 12:02 PM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Sure. I mean, he did kill 3 during his one-man... 877 Views / 66 Replies  
Sure. I mean, he did kill 3 during his one-man gun and grenade massacre at a funeral...

but he also wants to kill a democratically elected lefty politician - so he can't be all bad, right? ...
Posted by nath, on Nov 25, 2006 at 02:56 AM, in Political/War Lounge
yeah...he wasn't expecting insistence like that... 910 Views / 55 Replies  
yeah...he wasn't expecting insistence like that from ITN!

Maybe from Channel 4, but it was good to see someone else push him a bit. It's not as if they could ban ITN from the press conferences,...
Posted by nath, on Nov 11, 2006 at 05:36 PM, in Political/War Lounge
heh. I think I heard it was a group of... 910 Views / 55 Replies  
heh. I think I heard it was a group of constitutional lawyers from the US who instigated it. Probably ACLU aligned or something.

However, it would be hard to say that teh Coalition of the...
Posted by nath, on Nov 11, 2006 at 10:00 AM, in Political/War Lounge
it's pretty good, essentially apolitical but if... 296 Views / 4 Replies  
it's pretty good, essentially apolitical but if anything a tad conservative (with a small 'c')
Posted by nath, on Nov 9, 2006 at 01:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
With your unspoken concession that the questions... 559 Views / 41 Replies  
With your unspoken concession that the questions aren't slanted and the numbers add up?

Splendid, well done! :D
Posted by nath, on Nov 5, 2006 at 09:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh I see. Well, I'm happy to concede it to '87%... 559 Views / 41 Replies  
Oh I see. Well, I'm happy to concede it to '87% of Brits who expressed a view consider Bush a threat to world peace'.

At the same time I note that you're not trying to defend your initial...
Posted by nath, on Nov 5, 2006 at 08:30 AM, in Political/War Lounge
:lol: What are you talking about! You... 559 Views / 41 Replies  
:lol:

What are you talking about! You missed the point entirely, by not reading the thread properly. We have the complete methodology, questions and data set. Are you even willing to concede...
Posted by nath, on Nov 5, 2006 at 03:08 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The Guardian isn't the source, they commissioned... 559 Views / 41 Replies  
The Guardian isn't the source, they commissioned the poll. ICM is the source. It's a respected polling organisation used by right wing media outlets such as the Sunday Telegraph as well as the...
Posted by nath, on Nov 4, 2006 at 01:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I think it's probably a Bad Thing for Republicans... 347 Views / 8 Replies  
I think it's probably a Bad Thing for Republicans to try and improve their electoral chances by releasing detailed guidance on how to create nuclear and chemical weapons onto the internet.




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Posted by nath, on Nov 4, 2006 at 04:42 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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