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Forum: Other Talk
09-09-03, 07:37 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,379
Posted By Bill Posters

:rolleyes: ;) Mopower? Momincing more like.

:rolleyes: ;)

Mopower? Momincing more like.
Forum: Music Talk
08-14-03, 06:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,399
Posted By Bill Posters

No, but it's a nice way to retire ;) FWIW I...

No, but it's a nice way to retire ;) FWIW I listen to Interpol far more often than JD (or New Order). It's an excellent album.
Forum: TV Talk
08-11-03, 08:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,228
Posted By Bill Posters

So if the "place across the way is perfect" I...

So if the "place across the way is perfect" I assume it faces roughly south? Which way does your apt face then? Roughly north?!
Forum: Tech Talk
08-08-03, 07:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,825
Posted By Bill Posters

It's a perfect example because the core product...

It's a perfect example because the core product is the same, the wrapping is different, as is the market and the price. The reliabilty of the product (not sure how you measure this ;)) is the same.
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Forum: Tech Talk
08-08-03, 07:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,825
Posted By Bill Posters

Yeah, but if you pay more for your TP you get a...

Yeah, but if you pay more for your TP you get a more reliable wipe.
Forum: Tech Talk
08-08-03, 06:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,825
Posted By Bill Posters

"partly on scrimping on the parts" - no...

"partly on scrimping on the parts" - no scrimping, same parts, same production line.


The Seagate doc (I skimmed) is written from the point of view that the SCSI drive is model A, and IDE is...
Forum: Tech Talk
08-08-03, 05:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,825
Posted By Bill Posters

Because that's currently the premium product...

Because that's currently the premium product where the big money can be made. People would want (and expect!) cheap 15K IDE drives. When 15K is no longer top dog you can be assured that 15K IDE...
Forum: Tech Talk
08-08-03, 04:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,825
Posted By Bill Posters

You missed my point. You are not comparing apples...

You missed my point. You are not comparing apples with apples.

The motor in a 15K SCSI drive is the same as a motor in a 15K IDE drive of the same model. The engine in a Ford F150 can be the same...
Forum: Tech Talk
08-08-03, 03:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,825
Posted By Bill Posters

Lying is such a strong term ;) Maybach probably...

Lying is such a strong term ;) Maybach probably tell customers that their engines are much better than the ones in an S600 (which gets all the crappy seals and heads that are slightly out of...
Forum: Tech Talk
08-08-03, 01:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,825
Posted By Bill Posters

Unlikely in that case, the difference is too...

Unlikely in that case, the difference is too great.

Do you think all V8 Fords/Lincolns/Jaguars/Aston Martins/Mercurys have distinct engines? They have different specs and charactistics. Or does...
Forum: Tech Talk
08-07-03, 10:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,825
Posted By Bill Posters

Shrug. During my 6 or 7 years in R&D in a HDD...

Shrug. During my 6 or 7 years in R&D in a HDD plant I must have been getting many things wrong :rolleyes: No wonder drive microcode wasn't/isn't transportable between interfaces.

The 'weight' is...
Forum: Tech Talk
08-07-03, 06:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,825
Posted By Bill Posters

Nah. They're the same drive underneath. 95% of...

Nah. They're the same drive underneath. 95% of the time it's the common-across-all-interfaces mechanical stuff that goes wrong, the few chips that are different between SCSI and IDE are seldom the...
Forum: Sports Talk
07-21-03, 03:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,051
Posted By Bill Posters

I think one of the biggest issues is that the 45...

I think one of the biggest issues is that the 45 minutes of near continuous play does not allow for ad breaks. No wonder the networks aren't too keen.
Forum: Other Talk
07-16-03, 07:38 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,828
Posted By Bill Posters

Yep :( Really old people and cars just...

Yep :(

Really old people and cars just aren't a good mix.
Forum: Movie Talk
07-14-03, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By Bill Posters

Airbiscuit. When I heard about this movie all I...

Airbiscuit. When I heard about this movie all I thought was airbiscuit. Never heard of the horse before. Now I've seen the trailer it's Spiderman on an airbiscuit.

Airbiscuit. Coming to a theatre...
Forum: TV Talk
07-08-03, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,916
Posted By Bill Posters

Re: osbournes coming back for a third...

What sort of third? I think their pets have the Richard sort covered, why would they want more?
Forum: TV Talk
06-23-03, 07:45 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,096
Posted By Bill Posters

Oh how I love self-righteous people :) The...

Oh how I love self-righteous people :) The CAPAlert review of this movie is one of the finest pieces of writing, ever.

(edited to spoilerize, just in case).

SUMMARY / COMMENTARY:


South...
Forum: Other Talk
06-20-03, 07:24 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,379
Posted By Bill Posters

Urgh. The first thing leaps to mind with that...

Urgh. The first thing leaps to mind with that yellow and green one is a Harrods delivery truck.

http://search.wrhs.org/auto/images/1938harrods.jpg
Forum: Other Talk
06-20-03, 06:58 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,379
Posted By Bill Posters

This is the gunmetal colour I like them in: ...

This is the gunmetal colour I like them in:

http://www.sandsmuseum.com/cars/elise/pictures/pictsnices2/gunmetal.jpg
Forum: Other Talk
06-20-03, 06:56 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,379
Posted By Bill Posters

That black one looks good. I don't normally like...

That black one looks good. I don't normally like black rims, but they work there. That would be a nightmare to keep clean though.

I wonder if mrs. gareth (MR2 Spyder owner) has seen this ;) She...
Forum: Other Talk
06-20-03, 06:19 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,379
Posted By Bill Posters

My former neighbour has/had a gunmetal one, that...

My former neighbour has/had a gunmetal one, that is a colour that really suits it.

Can I ask how much you think you're paying for one? I figured they'd be getting close to a (lightly) used Boxster...
Forum: Other Talk
06-20-03, 05:55 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,379
Posted By Bill Posters

I assume that Toyota engine is a 4 cylinder? I'm...

I assume that Toyota engine is a 4 cylinder? I'm trying to think of a 2.4L Toyota engine and can't. What's that from? I figured it was going to get a Celica/Matrix engine.

So did you drive a...
06-19-03, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,717
Posted By Bill Posters

I have one of these (below). While it very cool...

I have one of these (below). While it very cool looking and the macros are great it is PITA to use and so has been in it's box for at least the last 2 years.
...
Forum: Tech Talk
06-17-03, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By Bill Posters

Basically what JM says. Get a router.

Basically what JM says.

Get a router.
Forum: Tech Talk
06-13-03, 05:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,415
Posted By Bill Posters

www.dslreports.com is very useful (well I thought...

www.dslreports.com is very useful (well I thought so, ymmv)
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