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German State Confesses To, Downplays Government Spyware

vorlich Re:Good stuff happening over here in that dept. (104 comments)

Qbertino's analysis of the present situation is well observed and accurate and his English(!) is certainly vastly superior to my German, despite my long residence here. This is the hot topic of my friends and family here. They are not happy!
No hang on English understatement could be misunderstood.
THEY ARE ABSO- F@#KING-LUTELY OUTRAGED-SCREAMING BLUE MURDER!
That's better.
Kudos to the Chaos Computer Club for all their efforts on this and it really makes that 70 euro membership very, very justifiable what with the shop discount and the annual Geek Camp. I have had the application form in my in tray for about seven months. Perhaps I shall give myself an early Christmas present and join. Kudos to you too Qbertino.

more than 2 years ago
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Essex Police Arrest Man Over Blackberry Water Fight Plan

vorlich The ECHR protects freedom of Assembly in England (158 comments)

Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Under article 11. Since there are two different systems of Law in The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the European Convention on Human Rights is the final adjudication on this. So he can go to a water fight - however the possibility that a water fight could affect the "peace" it could be restricted on the grounds of possible public safety. In Scotland, which is the country with a different legal system, the possibility that a "water fight" could get out of hand would be classed as "intent to commit a breach of the peace". However a regular water fight in a sensible location would be hardly fall into that category.

However this is all academic because it appears to come from a collection of stories in today's Colchester gazette where it reports that a man was arrested for trying to organise a thousand strong water fight in the town centre or 'inciting public disorder.'http://mobile.gazette-news.co.uk/news/9194795.Man_charged_after_allegedly_trying_to_organise_a_mass_water_fight/
I'm reasonably certain that if their is any truth in the story, the local constabulary would have to take it seriously and avoid charges of complacency.The story appears to have been drawn from the Monday morning court calendar - the normal source of news on a Monday morning. The same report mentions another man, posting on facebook, one assumes he is the main feature of this post and he was released without charge.

more than 2 years ago
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Man With 10 Million Air Miles Gets Plane Named After Him

vorlich I'll have a whisky and lemonade please... (249 comments)

I must be missing something about US air travel. I used to fly between the UK and Europe and between the UK and USA, economy I never ever had any problem getting a drink or six. Normally on a long haul flight overnight I would have a couple of drinks from the trolley and then I would ask for more whenever I wanted them. I was always cheerfully supplied with drinks (whisky and lemonade) and had a restful sleep. Same with the UK/European flights. I usually pushed the boat out on the way home since most of those flights land in the UK in the evening. On one flight from Heathrow to Edinburgh, I had so many miniatures of whisky and those little cans of 7 Up, I had all the refreshments necessary for the interminable train ride from Edinurgh to my then home. Now it is at least five years since my last trip to Asia and in Europe I prefer to drive anyway - European roads so good - but have things changed so drastically in economy class on BA, Lufthansa and Air France or is this just an American travel benefit?

more than 2 years ago
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Apple Store Employee Attempts To Form Union

vorlich A human right in the civilised world (1008 comments)

Here in Europe the right to join a collective organisation is a legal right so Apple or any other employees can engage in free collective bargaining with the man. Heck, here we even have tenants unions where our lawyers are smarter and cheaper than their lawyers. This freedom can often be a huge surprise to some American Companies. For eight years Walmart attempted to colonise the German retail industry. They were unaware of a) cultural differences and b) the power of the Workers Committee. Their Orwellian behaviour, spying on employees, banning staff romances and trying to coerce the staff into informing on each other was not surprisingly resisted by ver.di (the union), the staff and the general consensus of popular opinion. The experience proved so unmanageable for them they eventually disposed of their German assets to Metro and left the country.
Sadly Huey Helicopters were not involved but would have looked so good.

more than 2 years ago
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Why Doesn't 'Google Kids' Exist?

vorlich Kids should be outside in the fresh air (561 comments)

having fun. It's called playing. Including in this activity are: climbing trees, playing in the park, kicking a ball around, swinging on the monkey bars, collecting enough deposit bottles to redeem for sweets, pretending to be pirates (ninjas, robots, turtles, jedi - you know the drill) playing with pets, feeding the ducks, looking at real things in the real world.
Having a life...

more than 2 years ago
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European Pirates Arrested in Massive Police Operation

vorlich Re:just shut all down (278 comments)

I go to mediamarkt and compare their prices to Mueller. Then I check amazon.de and last amazon.co.uk. The UK site is usually the cheapest although Mueller did have all four seasons of Supernatural for 10 euros each. Of course the UK DVD's don't have German overdub...

more than 2 years ago
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The Nintendo 3DS, Headaches, and Bad Journalism

vorlich It must be true then, (132 comments)

it's in The Sun. I remember when it used to funny but since it transformed itself into the world's leading scientific journal, Mystic Meg went off to work at the LHC and Zoe McConnell went from in front of the lens to behind the lens - its just never been quite the same.

about 3 years ago
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WP7 Predicted To Beat iPhone By 2015

vorlich Oh come on now! (377 comments)

Everyone knows that 2015 is already earmarked as the year of the Linux Desktop!

about 3 years ago
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Meth Dealer Faces Loss of His Comic Book Collection

vorlich Is the Bad Lieutnant still working (317 comments)

in the Property Room? Cos if he is, those comic books are history.

more than 3 years ago
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Glen Beck Warns Viewers Not To Use Google

vorlich Elmer Gantry (1276 comments)

Glen Beck is the main reason I cancelled my Sky contract. I had had enough and I wasn't going to take it anymore. Well that and the fact that SG1 is a complete and inexpensive box set now and you can see police reality shows on FTA television.
Watching Fox News before was a) at least amusing and b) provided an insight into what American conservatives were thinking - well okay apart from Hannity.
But Glen Beck is like Elmer Gantry on crystal meth. He's like that guy in the pub who is an expert on warm beers. I drew the conclusion that he was being a character with the intention of making a lot of money a bit like that other Fox favourite Ann Wotsit the blonde woman who thinks Darwin made a monkey out of her. She seems to be making a sackful of money with her routine as well. If either were really committed to the rubbish they talk they would be over in Iran aiding revolution not doing another book tour.
Oh, and yes like a salivating dog, I cannot resist the temptation to add my t'pence worth to a story with, at the time of writing, 391 comments.
My Bad.

more than 3 years ago
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Are Flickr Images Abused By Foreign Businesses?

vorlich Just send the company an invoice... (227 comments)

IANAL. But I was a professional press photographer - freelance and therefore well read of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/48/contents which was formulated in 1988 to keep the UK in line with European copyright laws.
The principle elements of this legislation are those that apply in the European Union and The Netherlands are part of that.
You can get an idea of what to charge them buy having a look at the London Freelance NUJ chapel site, which of course is not a church, http://www.londonfreelance.org/feesguide/index.php?section=Photography&subsect=Books.
You need to identify either the picture editor of the publication that used your pix (or the secretary to this person). If you can't find it on the internet, just phone them up and ask. Send the invoice directly to them. You can include a cover letter if you wish stating that you have enclosed the invoice for the use of the image with details of where and when. That's all a pro would do - because they are always TFB.
In your invoice you should identify the use of the image - Title, edition, date page number and with the price of your "reproduction fee". A legitimate newspaper will always pay because they know the law better than anyone. They know they would lose a court case, it would cost a lot of money and their unions wouldn't be to pleased with them either.
Oh and they are not stupid , they are unlikely to pay more than the going rate for a similar snap from Corbus.

A girlfriend once pointed out to me that A Certain UK Student Organisation had used one of my photographs without permission and had added the cross hairs of snipers rifle on to it. This modification is also protected against specifically, so I billed them 500 GBP for the use and another 500 for modifying the picture. Cheques arrived in three days.

more than 3 years ago
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Reverse Engineering Doctor Who Into Color

vorlich For their next trick... (171 comments)

A method of digitally replacing, Jon Pertwee, Peter Davidson, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy and Paul McGann with... I don't know ... Ewan McGregor or anyone!

more than 3 years ago
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iPhone Alarms Hit By New Year's Bug

vorlich Dalek is more reliable (405 comments)

I have had various mobile phones since about 1999 that have replaced my wristwatch alarm clock and PDA - the next model will probably replace the tv. However, I do have the more reliable http://www.amazon.co.uk/Doctor-Dalek-Talking-Alarm-Clock/dp/B000F44POS (sadly for all Dalek fans, apparently not currently available.) which wakes me up every morning at 6 am with threats of imminent extermination.
Even if the Nokia has run out of juice the Dalek does its job. Turns off after ten minutes or so ( at least I think it does, it must threaten the neighbours every morning when we are on holiday cos, I always forget to turn off the alarm!).
There is of course no real way to defeat the Daleks.
Apart from stairs.

more than 3 years ago
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Why Video Game Movie Adaptations Need New Respect

vorlich Movies from other art works are not movies (283 comments)

they are merely brand extensions. It works the same for games and books made from original movie screenplays, they are the product of the fervent imagination of the brand extension manager seeking to squeeze every last cent out of the audience.
A real original movie has three acts four principal characters and an ending where good defeats evil. That is the artform it is one of the few original artforms uniquely American - apart from the musical.
Naturally, I am waiting with my breath firmly bated in full expectation of Duke Nukem - The Movie.

more than 3 years ago
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Operation Payback and Hactivism 101

vorlich All well and good (423 comments)

But I would observe that while the millstones of Mastercard et al may grind slowly they grind exceedingly fine. As my old Lutheran school teacher used to tell us about other stuff...

more than 3 years ago
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Berlin Wall 'Death Strip' Game Sparks Outrage In Germany

vorlich Storm? What storm? (193 comments)

Guess I must have missed that, even though I am an (oft mentioned) resident of the Federal Republic. Hang on, when I am in Hugendubel (a big bookstore) later on this morning I will read Der Speigel (a magazine invented by the British armed forces post war) and feel myself filled to overflowing with outrage and indignation at what these dashed computer boffins are up to now.

The Germans love FUD

Der Speigel knows this.

The idea is to sell magazines.

Of course if you lived here you would know that what is really causing a "storm of outrage" was the behaviour of riot police during a demonstration of between 50,000 to 100,000 people (mileage varies according to source) against a new high speed railway in Stuttgart last week.
But then, that's First Life.

more than 3 years ago

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Germany Ebay trader trademarks STFU

vorlich vorlich writes  |  about 3 years ago

vorlich (972710) writes "Getdigital.de a site in Germany very similar to thinkgeek is caught up a court battle with an ebay trader who wants them to stop selling their STFU clothing because the trader registered the name in Germany — which apparently you can do. Getdigital is fighting the case on the basis that you should not be able to trademark any common abbreviation"
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Murdoch wants to block Google searches

vorlich vorlich writes  |  more than 4 years ago

vorlich (972710) writes "The BBC is reporting that Rupert Murdoch wants to block Google searches of News International publications http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/8351331.stm. In a brief report it states that he claims search engines cannot legally use headlines and paragraphs in search results and that the doctrine of fair use needs to challenged in the courts."
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In this Ideal World, 3D Realms is now Dead

vorlich vorlich writes  |  more than 4 years ago

vorlich (972710) writes "A number of media sites are reporting that 3D Realms has gone bust. The BBC http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8037688.stm reports that Joe Steigler has said "It's not a marketing thing, its true. I have nothing further to say". Publisher Take Two says it will no longer fund development of Duke Nukem forever but it retains the rights to the title. Anyone who has only been only slashdot for 7 seconds will be familiar with the Award Winning Vapour Ware title which has been caught in development hell for 12 years. Is the prospect of finally being able to play the 3rd game in the series closer to becoming reality? With all things DNF related the caveat is of course: Don't hold your breath."
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vorlich vorlich writes  |  more than 6 years ago

vorlich (972710) writes "Just prior to the re-unification of Germany the DDR's secret police, the Stasi began shredding their files. However in the surreal environment of the communist party losing all control, the people's shredders were not up to the demands of 45 million documents and the Stasi operatives were reduced to tearing up the files by hand — producing approximately 60 million pieces. The shredded files in 16,250 sack-loads ended up being confiscated by the unified German authorities and have been held in storage. Now the Frauenhofer Institute has developed software to re-construct the files. The files contain highly sensitive information on Stasi informants and victims and is believed to hold material on a large number of well-known individuals, especially West Germans. From the BBC- http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/6643855.stm and you can always check to see if the Stasi had a file on you at www.bstu.de where you can download the application form (and dude, it's in German) but perhaps you might want to wait a few years for when the Fraunhofer institute have finished the giant jigsaw puzzle."
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vorlich vorlich writes  |  more than 6 years ago

vorlich (972710) writes "Just three days ago I made the following comment on 2ndL:
"There's a lot more rubbish to be written about 2ndL — when it is involved in murder or is discovered to be a conduit for drugs or when something so unbelievable happens that the word "Circus" will not be strong enough. It hasn't happened yet, but it will."
It all came true quicker than you can imagine.
The BBC reports — http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/6638331.stm — that a German TV show — Report Mainz — http://www.swr.de/nachrichten/-/id=396/nid=396/did =2146866/t7csx0/index.html (dude, it's in German!) who's reporter Nick Schrader is a member of the well known computer generated pseudo-reality for people of an indiosyncratic dispostion, has uncovered a child pr0n0 trading ring on 2ndL.
German police are now trying to identify the 2ndL members involved in "age play" (guess that's a BBC euphimism for something dead perverted)and trading in child pr0n images.
Child Pr0n and 2ndL are this years media big thing in Germany so I guess the combination was irresistible and the Circus has only just begun."
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vorlich vorlich writes  |  more than 6 years ago

vorlich (972710) writes "The BBC http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/6634195.stm is reporting that Matt Zimmerman has announced Ubuntu and Intel's plans to produce an Ubuntu version for web-enabled phones under the Ubuntu Mobile and Embedded project. One of the intentions behind the project is to maximise the power saving abilities of its planned tiny low-energy chip codenamed Silverthorn which will be one-seventh the size of normal chips and consume only 10% of the power of existing processor."
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vorlich vorlich writes  |  more than 7 years ago

vorlich writes "In a move intended to improve online banking security, First Direct emailed all of its 700,000 online banking customers instructing them to replace their usernames, passwords and security questions.
Since Friday customers have struggled to get online and gain access to their accounts. Some users who had managed to get online and begin the process were thrown off mid-session and on their return could not establish what details they had already entered and had to begin the process from the start.
Servers experienced a huge spike on Tuesday when users, who assumed the worst was over tried to log on. The BBC is reporting the story here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/6446919.stm"
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vorlich vorlich writes  |  more than 7 years ago

vorlich writes "Network World reports that Dell receieved thousands of requests for Linux on Laptops. http://www.networkworld.com/news/2007/022207-dell- users-demand-linux-on.html In a Dell customers blog the top request was for Linux pre-installed on laptops and this may be part of the answer to a less than shining recent sales period. Dell says it is interested in the idea but that doesn't necessarily mean they will do it. It changed the blog site after it discovered that users were clicking multiple entries. http://www.dellideastorm.com/"
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vorlich vorlich writes  |  more than 7 years ago

vorlich (972710) writes "The BBC http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/6224601.stm has reported that the London School of Pharmacy has produced version of interferon- used to treat hepatitis C — that has the same therapeutic use as commercially patented interferon owned by Roche. Professor Sunil Shaunak is quoted as saying that medical academics can choose either to make large sums of money from their ideas or to provide affordable medicines for the global community."
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vorlich vorlich writes  |  more than 7 years ago

vorlich (972710) writes "The Musuem of Buttons really does exist and you might be surprised to hear that it has a Time Tunnel - where you can journey back in time and follow the development of History's ubiquitous fastener. Not quite the classic series from the sixties/seventies unless of course there are buttons from Titanic. http://www.knopfundknopf.com/museum/1_1.html "interactive means of communication" "a world of modern presentations" "MULTIMEDIA" "ADVENTURE WORLD" Don't miss it! er... it says here."

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UK MOD stages the real Robot Wars competition

vorlich vorlich writes  |  more than 6 years ago Over the next two weeks 14 teams of arial robot warrior developers will fight it out in a UK Ministry of Defence Grand Challenge in the Wiltshire countryside in the mock village of Copeland, an army testing area that is a replica of a former East German village used during the cold war. The robots include a swarm of miniature helicopters and variety of sensor laden arial drones. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/6919271.stm

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Carl Sagan

vorlich vorlich writes  |  more than 6 years ago We succeeded in taking that picture [from deep space], and, if you look at it, you see a dot. That's here. That's home. That's us. On it, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever lived, lived out their lives. The aggregate of all our joys and sufferings, thousands of confident religions, ideologies and economic doctrines, every hunter and forager, every hero and coward, every creator and destroyer of civilizations, every king and peasant, every young couple in love, every hopeful child, every mother and father, every inventor and explorer, every teacher of morals, every corrupt politician, every superstar, every supreme leader, every saint and sinner in the history of our species, lived there on a mote of dust, suspended in a sunbeam. I am alway reminded by a directive the Creator issued (Gen 1:28) And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.

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Steal this book

vorlich vorlich writes  |  more than 5 years ago http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,134721/article.html is a feature about an alleged reformed spammer called Ed who has blown the gaf on his own nefarious activites at a security seminar hosted by a subsidiary of Cisco Systems. Ed tells of a life immersed in drugs, pornography and gambling and then there is all the security defeating spam he created too. Shoeboxes were filled with $20 dollar bills as he amassed $400,000 in one year selling fake or adulterated prescription medicine to addicts. His biggest success appears to have been parties where attractive, but fully clothed, women burst balloons.
Clearly there is a lesson for us all to learn here, especially if we read the whole book in-store while legitimately browsing.

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Hall of Trolls

vorlich vorlich writes  |  more than 6 years ago Ladies and gentlemen, in order to provide for your comfort and protection during this guided tour of the Great Hall of Trolls you should take heed of the following safety instructions.

  1. Here be monsters.
  2. Wear a tin foil skull cap. Preferably aluminium. Pronunciation is not as important as the element.
  3. Bring adequate supplies of your own salt and be ready to take a pinch of it with each Trollish entry.
  4. Be aware, be very aware - THERE IS NO SCIENCE HERE. The absence of Majik cannot be guaranteed. All visits at your own risk
  5. You should carry an Occams Razor at all times
  6. If you did not have enough common sense to bring extra common sense with you, handy sized packets are available from our Trolls R Us store.
  7. The purpose of the Great Hall of Trolls is to offer up tribute to the demi-gods of Clickthrough and Clickon and their denizens.
  8. Only the mighty AdBlocker spell, turned on, can defeat the loathsome conspiracy behind this topic.
  9. In the Great Hall of Trolls, no one can hear you scream evidence.
  10. During your visit please, please, please don't utter the name James Randi... D'oh!

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vorlich vorlich writes  |  more than 6 years ago one thing is certain. This is the year of an over-heated media interest in Global Warming. In many ways media overheating is similar to the cycles of the sun and this planet. Global warming is the latest black magic that the media can write about without objectively addressing the scientific evidence either way. They don't need to because, just like all those shampoo commercials the science part is just plain old magic that requires no peer review or rigorous experimental duplication and falsifiability. The basis of this comes from the classic questions of journalism that can be applied to all situations and to all people, namely: How bad is it? Will it get any worse? What are you going to do about it? Whatever the answers are to these questions, they will produce all the great copy you ever needed and the various special interest groups will throw "evidence" at each other until the cows come home. None of this is a proper examination of the facts or the science, in the main it is nothing more than the self serving point scoring found in the old fashioned grammar school debating society where scientific objectivity takes second place to the gladitorial combat of the debating chamber, the eloquence of the speakers and the choice of the mob. The media, however is not some autonomous bogeyman concocting these features out of thin air, the media is an industry employing a large number of people who are just ordinary individuals susceptible to the vagaries and fashion that are the wont of their friends, family and neighbours. They reflect in general the values and prejudices of their audiences and, though it should not come as a surprise to anyone, they use these as the basis of their copy because they are fairly representative of their own demographic. Slashdot readers, editors and moderators are part of a particular demographic - mythically 18 year virginal boygeeks but probably more realistically somewhat older men with families who work in the industry. People like Bill O'Reilly watch Bill O'Reilly. People like Rosie O'Donnell watch Rosie O'Donnell. Just over 100 years ago the argument was about evolution, missing links, the origin of the universe and a similar level of topical heat was generated. This fairly regular re-telling of the GW tale which takes places here on slashdot in a now familiar cycle is part of the self same Topical Media Interest - because - and I hope this doesn't come as a surprise - slashdot is a media outlet. In rather typical debating chamber cliche it goes without saying, but I will, slashdot is very much the model of the grammar school debating society and in many cases the topic is an opinion and the point scoring highly amusing and the sense of common community (whether we agree with each other or not) is something that I consider adds value to my "media experience" - there are only so many re-runs of Stargate that I can watch. But a certain staleness is creeping into this topic and, maybe we could let it stew a bit, or shift over to a lengthy and heated debate on Global Dimming which should be next year's big thing and of course we should all be able to say "Oh yeah, we were discussing that on slashdot last year - it's so Second Life". Alternatively we could all agree to blame it on President George W.Bush for the moment and that way I can stay on message with the friendly emails Michael Moore regularly sends me - but of course sadly, not in a personal context. -- Disclaimer: Oh and any post,including this Sig, may contain satire,sarcasm be sardonic or even witty + bolded nouns.

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2ndl submission

vorlich vorlich writes  |  more than 6 years ago vorlich writes "Just three days ago I made the following comment on 2ndL: "There's a lot more rubbish to be written about 2ndL -- when it is involved in murder or is discovered to be a conduit for drugs or when something so unbelievable happens that the word "Circus" will not be strong enough. It hasn't happened yet, but it will."
It all came true quicker than you can imagine.
The BBC reports -- http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/6638331.stm -- that a German TV show -- Report Mainz -- http://www.swr.de/nachrichten/-/id=396/nid=396/did =2146866/t7csx0/index.html (dude, it's in German!) who's reporter Nick Schrader is a member of the well known computer generated pseudo-reality for people of an indiosyncratic dispostion, has uncovered a child pr0n0 trading ring on 2ndL.
German police are now trying to identify the 2ndL members involved in "age play" (guess that's a BBC euphimism for something dead perverted) and trading in child pr0n images.
Child Pr0n and 2ndL are this years media big thing in Germany so I guess the combination was irresistible and the Circus has only just begun."

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The Alex Baldwin Translation Table

vorlich vorlich writes  |  more than 6 years ago

"Once again, I have made an ass of myself trying to get to a phone. "

"Hi Honey (Pumpkin, Sweetheart appropriate endearing family name) I'm sorry it took so long to call."

"You have made an ass out me of for the last time. "

"It's a real shame we missed each other again"

"Three letters: ABA. A, Always, B, Be, A, Answering. Always be answering. Always be answering. AIDA. Attention. Interest. Decision. Action. Attention. Do I have your attention? Interest. Are you interested? "

"Hey I could get you one of those Blackberry phones and whenever you can't talk - I can always email you"

I know you are 'cause it's pick up the phone or get your ass straightened out. You answer or you get hit with a brick. Decision. Have you made your decision to pick up the phone? And action. AIDA. Pick up the goddamn phone. You got a call coming in, you think I made it because I've got nothing better to do? "

"I guess I got the time wrong again, I'm really sorry (endearing family name). If you send me text me and let me know when is a good time, I'll call you back."

I could be shouting shit at random people on the street, but I'm calling you.

"I'm thinking of going on Sean Hannity's radio show again and wanted to ask you what you think I should say"

I don't care that you're twelve or eleven or whatever, are you pig enough to pick it up? "

"You know, just this morning I was thinking about the day you were born and how important you are to me."

I'm a good father, and you're a pig. I don't give a shit. Good father. You think this is abuse? You think this is abuse, you thoughtless pain in the ass?

"I'm so proud of you and you make me so happy to be your dad, you are such a great kid."

AIDA. Get mad you daughter-of-a-bitch. Get mad. You know what it takes to answer my call? It takes brass balls to answer my call. Go and do likewise. The phone is ringing, you pick it up, it's yours, you don't, I got no sympathy for you. I'd wish you good luck, but you wouldn't know what to do with it if you got it.

"I think the world of you, you make my life so worthwhile"

You better be ready Friday the 20th to meet with me. Pig.

"I am so looking forward to seeing you on the twentieth, it's going to a fun day."

Oh, also, tell your mother I said "Go fuck yourself."

"Tell your Mom, I said hi and always remember whatever happened between your mom and me we are both still your parents and you should always respect your mom.

This is Dad, ring me back when you get a chance.

This is Dad, ring me back when you get a chance.

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The Time Tunnel at the Museum of Buttons

vorlich vorlich writes  |  more than 7 years ago The Musuem of Buttons really does exist and you might be surprised to hear that it has a Time Tunnel - where you can journey back in time and follow the development of History's ubiquitous fastener. Not quite the classic series from the sixties/seventies unless of course there are buttons from Titanic. http://www.knopfundknopf.com/museum/1_1.html "interactive means of communication" "a world of modern presentations" "MULTIMEDIA" "ADVENTURE WORLD" Don't miss it! er... it says here.

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