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Anonymous
July 7, 2005 12:50:10 PM

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Our thoughts are with you.
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Anonymous
July 7, 2005 1:33:11 PM

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FSogol thought about it a bit, then said...
> Our thoughts are with you.

What he said. Really ruined my morning to hear the news, and my thoughts
are with everyone in London (and the UK).

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July 7, 2005 5:00:00 PM

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* FSogol wrote in alt.games.mame:
> Our thoughts are with you.

Really! WTF, I hate waking up to news like this :( 
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Anonymous
July 7, 2005 6:04:20 PM

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"FSogol" <FSogol@nospamplease.org> wrote in message
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> Our thoughts are with you.

I am very sorry to hear this news.. Freakin cowards...
Anonymous
July 7, 2005 6:08:55 PM

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FSogol wrote:
> Our thoughts are with you.

It was pretty much inevitable.

There isn't much that you could do to prevent attacks like this even with 10
times the number of police we have now , and with the G8 meeting (and plenty
of our police) up in scotland and the olympics announcement yesterday it was
no great surprise that it happened today.

Had they done this yesterday then London wouldn't have got the olympics ,
and I'm pretty sure they were aware of this. London will make a higher
profile target than paris would have been.

I'm expecting it not to be long before the government uses this as an excuse
to push for ID cards again even though they would do nothing to combat
suicide bombers.
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Anonymous
July 7, 2005 6:08:56 PM

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On Thu, 07 Jul 2005 14:08:55 +0100, Dr Zoidberg wrote:

> they would do nothing to
> combat suicide bombers.

I very much doubt that these activities were carried out by suicide
bombers. Rather, by someone who just left the bomb(s) in place and
vamoosed.

The venues were not secure locations, neither heavily guarded or with the
occupants "on the lookout".
Anonymous
July 7, 2005 7:03:27 PM

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On Thu, 07 Jul 2005 08:50:10 -0400, FSogol <FSogol@nospamplease.org>
wrote:

>Our thoughts are with you.

It was inevitable, more a case of 'when' rather than 'if' we get hit.
We have a long history of terrorist attacks throughout the country
which makes it no more easier to accept and still sickens me to the
bone.

I'm now sat morbidly watching the news as I type this, as the number
of injuries and fatalities rise, my sympathy goes out to anyone who
has family members caught up in this act of disgusting cowardice.


MisterWhite

www.pleasuredome.org.uk
Anonymous
July 7, 2005 7:04:32 PM

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On Thu, 07 Jul 2005 13:00:00 GMT, SINNER wrote:
> * FSogol wrote in alt.games.mame:
>> Our thoughts are with you.
>
> Really! WTF, I hate waking up to news like this :( 

Especially on a nice day like today. Going downtown to do some shopping
and in a diner to have some breakfast. And then ear people talking about
the attacks (papers were already out so didn't report about it yet).

Coffee doesn't taste well then.

I hope all UK guys and gals are okay there.
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Anonymous
July 7, 2005 7:09:04 PM

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On Thu, 7 Jul 2005 14:08:55 +0100, Dr Zoidberg wrote:
> FSogol wrote:
>> Our thoughts are with you.
>
> It was pretty much inevitable.
>
> There isn't much that you could do to prevent attacks like this even with 10
> times the number of police we have now , and with the G8 meeting (and plenty
> of our police) up in scotland and the olympics announcement yesterday it was
> no great surprise that it happened today.
>
> Had they done this yesterday then London wouldn't have got the olympics ,
> and I'm pretty sure they were aware of this. London will make a higher
> profile target than paris would have been.

Paris or Berlin is not too likely, IMO, as they went not to the war.

Next target could be Italy then.

> I'm expecting it not to be long before the government uses this as an excuse
> to push for ID cards again even though they would do nothing to combat
> suicide bombers.

ID with biometric data, fingerprinting etc. is just for data mining. It
has nothing to do with the fight against terrorism.

You can see this as US citizens do not need those stuff yet. If I was a
terrorist I needed a fake passport. So I would get an US American
passport and have it easier to get in to the US as those (all others but
Canadians I guess) who need to go through the fingerprinting process and
all at the port of entry.
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Anonymous
July 8, 2005 12:00:36 AM

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On Thu, 07 Jul 2005 15:03:27 +0100, MisterWhite
<mis<NO>terwh<SPAM>ite@pleasuredome.org.uk> wrote:

>On Thu, 07 Jul 2005 08:50:10 -0400, FSogol <FSogol@nospamplease.org>
>wrote:
>
>>Our thoughts are with you.
>
>It was inevitable, more a case of 'when' rather than 'if' we get hit.
>We have a long history of terrorist attacks throughout the country
>which makes it no more easier to accept and still sickens me to the
>bone.

I'm with you on that - When, not if.

My bosses wife was in London, in one of our offices in Kings Cross and
a few others from our office were in the Euston area. Thankfully all
are well, although others in our company may not have been so
fortunate.

We support the information systems at Kings Cross and Euston amongst
others. Whilst we couldn't do anything from Nottingham (other than
make sure everything worked) it came as shock as the staff there are
people we speak to regularly.
Anonymous
July 8, 2005 12:23:51 AM

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innocent_lamb <nospam@example.com> wrote in
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> On Thu, 07 Jul 2005 14:08:55 +0100, Dr Zoidberg wrote:
>
>> they would do nothing to
>> combat suicide bombers.
>
> I very much doubt that these activities were carried out by suicide
> bombers. Rather, by someone who just left the bomb(s) in place and
> vamoosed.
>
> The venues were not secure locations, neither heavily guarded or with the
> occupants "on the lookout".

Soft easy targets I'm afraid.

Cowards way of waging war.

--
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Anonymous
July 8, 2005 2:38:48 AM

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"Andreas Kohlbach" <ankman@email.com> wrote in message
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> Paris or Berlin is not too likely, IMO, as they went not to the war.

But France is very much a terrorist target. (serious threat on some travel
advisary's I've read). I never understood it personally as it seems they
seem to stay out of affairs like Iraq, but yet they are still always part of
the public threats made by Al-Queda and the like (France in particular
lately related to the whole banning of headscarves in their school system).

Anyways..goes to show that everyone is a target to these extremist. They
don't need much reason to all of a sudden determine you're the enemy then
strap a bomb to a 14 year old and take out a mall. Staying out of the war
or trying to not offend them doesn't do much for the threat.

The US wasn't in Iraq when 9-11 happened, or the trade center bombings, or
the attack on the US embassy's in Africa...etc.
Anonymous
July 8, 2005 3:31:31 AM

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On 2005-07-07, innocent_lamb <nospam@example.com> wrote:

> The venues were not secure locations, neither heavily guarded or with the
> occupants "on the lookout".

Train stations and underground stations in Blighty are constantly on
the lookout for bombs and unowned luggage, and have no litter bins
specifically because of this. On a normal day with no special
security alerts, staff walk the station every 15 minutes checking for
unknown parcels or suitcases. Security cameras are everywhere. We've
had a lot of practice with our friends in the Emerald Isle.

The targets aren't that soft, but without strip-searching every
entrant it still won't be impossible to get a bomb in.

Personally I'm not ruling out anti-globalisation idiots yet, but the
usual religious cretins are the most likely culprit, going off with a
prayer and a bang. Not much you can do about them although outlawing
all religions will help (I'll vote for that!), although given that
they only managed to kill 38 people in one of the most crowded
commuter systems in Europe I suspect we're not going to have to worry
about them too much.

As for the British people being scared by all this, I hang around in a
wide range of news groups and mailing lists, both UK and
international. It's only in the international groups that this event
has been mentioned, the UK-only lists and groups haven't even
mentioned it. When I work in London I won't be thinking about this.

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Anonymous
July 8, 2005 3:41:52 AM

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On 2005-07-07, Andreas Kohlbach <ankman@email.com> wrote:

> You can see this as US citizens do not need those stuff yet. If I
> was a terrorist I needed a fake passport.

Why? Home-grown religious freaks are all over the place, complete
with valid ID and valid citizenship, no need for fake data as it's the
mind that's twisted, not the biometrics. All you need is a church or
a mosque and you've got a ready supply of home-grown suicide bombers,
all with the government seal of approval and even protected by law
nowadays.

When people are lost to religion, or even religious-style ideology,
they'll do anything. Timothy McVeigh in the U.S. was one of their
worst terrorists, a U.S. citizen with valid ID, born and bred there.
ID cards won't do a thing to stop zealots.

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Anonymous
July 8, 2005 3:41:53 AM

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On Thu, 7 Jul 2005 23:41:52 +0100, Ian Rawlings wrote:
> On 2005-07-07, Andreas Kohlbach <ankman@email.com> wrote:
>
>> You can see this as US citizens do not need those stuff yet. If I
>> was a terrorist I needed a fake passport.
>
> Why? Home-grown religious freaks are all over the place, complete
> with valid ID and valid citizenship, no need for fake data as it's the
> mind that's twisted, not the biometrics. All you need is a church or
> a mosque and you've got a ready supply of home-grown suicide bombers,
> all with the government seal of approval and even protected by law
> nowadays.

That's why the saying that the US wants biometric passports and stuff to
fight terrorism is a lie.
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Anonymous
July 8, 2005 4:30:40 AM

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Rutger6559 <rutger6559@yahoo.com>after crossing the finish line at the
Special Olympics proudly proclaimed:

>
> I'm just glad they found at least one unexploded bomb. With any luck,
> Scotland Yard will have these b@stards in no time.
>

You mean Scotland Yard is real? Next you'll tell me Holmes and Watson are
real or that British cops are called Bobbies. ;) 

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Anonymous
July 8, 2005 6:58:22 AM

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On Fri, 08 Jul 2005 00:30:40 GMT, FSogol <fsogol@nomorespamplease.nu>
wrote:

>Rutger6559 <rutger6559@yahoo.com>after crossing the finish line at the
>Special Olympics proudly proclaimed:
>
>>
>> I'm just glad they found at least one unexploded bomb. With any luck,
>> Scotland Yard will have these b@stards in no time.
>>
>
>You mean Scotland Yard is real? Next you'll tell me Holmes and Watson are
>real or that British cops are called Bobbies. ;) 

Don't ask me. I'm the product of American public education so I'm one
of the dumbest folks on the planet.

And if British cops are referred to as "Bobbies" I say good enough.
Much better than being referred to as "Boobies." :) 

<quote>
Come on in and take the tit off your head!
</quote>

Extra points for anyone who can tell me where that's from.

BTW, how'd you know I won first place at last year's special olympics?
:) 


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Anonymous
July 8, 2005 10:27:38 AM

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Rutger6559 wrote:

> <quote>
> Come on in and take the tit off your head!
> </quote>
>
> Extra points for anyone who can tell me where that's from.

One of my favourite shows :) 

And this was posted to another emulation group - and sums it up pretty
nicely IMO:

http://www.lnreview.co.uk/news/005167.php

D.
Anonymous
July 8, 2005 12:34:10 PM

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Rutger6559 wrote:

> BTW, how'd you know I won first place at last year's special olympics?
> :) 
>
I dunno. Maybe you sat next to me on the short school bus?

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July 8, 2005 4:34:58 PM

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Hellmark wrote:
>>
>>C'mon Heckmark, I think you've proven that history and political
>>discourse are not your strong points. Why not stick to arcade gaming
>>and linux?
>
> Actually I am decent when I am not dead tired. I haven't had a good
> night's sleep in months, pain's keeping me awake till 3 or 4 am
> every night till I collapse out of exhaustion. Its even effecting things
> I'm good at. Aint been able to really play any games in months, and the
> other day, had to ask ankman the command for whois....

Were you bit while handling some type of poisonous snake?
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Anonymous
July 8, 2005 8:22:45 PM

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FSogol <FSogol@nospamplease.org> wrote in
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> Rutger6559 wrote:
>
>> BTW, how'd you know I won first place at last year's special olympics?
>> :) 
>>
> I dunno. Maybe you sat next to me on the short school bus?
>

Was he the kid that kept licking the frost off the windows ?

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Anonymous
July 8, 2005 9:01:38 PM

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Hellmark wrote:
>
> Was doing ok when I was getting medical treatment, but now the work comp
> insurance company is fighting it and so I am going without and that means
> no physical therapy and no pain killers. Right now I can't bend my right
> wrist, and have constant pain radiating up to my elbow and into my hand.
> On better days if I'm lucky, I can Bob Dole a fork or a pen.

Bob Dole a pen? Fork, is that something to do with Viagra?


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Anonymous
July 8, 2005 9:04:39 PM

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Hellmark wrote:
>
> Was doing ok when I was getting medical treatment, but now the work comp
> insurance company is fighting it and so I am going without and that means
> no physical therapy and no pain killers.

Whiskey is your friend, H-mart.
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Anonymous
July 9, 2005 2:21:50 AM

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On Fri, 08 Jul 2005 00:30:40 GMT, FSogol <fsogol@nomorespamplease.nu>
wrote:

>Rutger6559 <rutger6559@yahoo.com>after crossing the finish line at the
>Special Olympics proudly proclaimed:
>
>>
>> I'm just glad they found at least one unexploded bomb. With any luck,
>> Scotland Yard will have these b@stards in no time.
>>
>
>You mean Scotland Yard is real? Next you'll tell me Holmes and Watson are
>real or that British cops are called Bobbies. ;) 

Scotland Yard is real. It's small brick paved area covered in broken
beer bottles, syringes and condoms in Glasgow (thats 'Glasgow,
Scotland, North of England' for people who watch Fox (or get the BB
ref)). Fried Mars Bars and Snickers are available around the corner
for fifty of our new pence (about a dollar, or fifty Euros). It has
been linked to a major crime squad in London but that's just rumour.
It should be said Nessie is also real, and will be touring with David
Blaine in a box Fall 2006.

Holmes and Watson are also real. Holmes now sells real estate (or
houses as we call em), Watson now works for a popular TV Guide as a
critic (think about it). Due to massive surveillance and ID card
schemes there was no need for detectives so they changed jobs.

The British police are called bobbies as they will 'bob' for apples
every hallowe'en on request by law. Asking for a bob at other times
may lead to arrest as a sexual deviant (or member of parliament as we
call them) or the presentation of five new pence (roughly a dime or
2000 Euros)- you pays your moneys you takes your choice.

As a citizen of the United Kingdom I swear this is all true. Honest
Guv. ;) 

Dazza.
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Wavey Dragon wrote:
Truth Snipped
> As a citizen of the United Kingdom I swear this is all true. Honest
> Guv. ;) 
>
> Dazza.
> Wavier than usual.
>

mate, you spoke it like the gospel!
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Anonymous
July 9, 2005 9:13:13 AM

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On Sat, 09 Jul 2005 00:37:43 GMT, MCR <mark.coleman10@ntlworld.com>
wrote:


>You cannot preach to me my redneck pal. I have had an illness
>(peracaditis) (sp) where I was read my last rights, I had eight (yes 8)
>heart attacks,
<snip>

blimey mate if I had an illness like that I'd remember how to spell it
;-)
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PRoToCoL wrote:
> On Sat, 09 Jul 2005 00:37:43 GMT, MCR <mark.coleman10@ntlworld.com>
> wrote:
>
>
>
>>You cannot preach to me my redneck pal. I have had an illness
>>(peracaditis) (sp) where I was read my last rights, I had eight (yes 8)
>>heart attacks,
>
> <snip>
>
> blimey mate if I had an illness like that I'd remember how to spell it
> ;-)
>
>
>
>

LOL! it was an illness. I have recovered of course! normal heart etc.


http://www.medhelp.org/forums/cardio/messages/33829.htm...


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Anonymous
July 9, 2005 10:59:46 AM

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On Sat, 09 Jul 2005 06:50:53 GMT, MCR <mark.coleman10@ntlworld.com>
wrote:

>>>You cannot preach to me my redneck pal. I have had an illness
>>>(peracaditis) (sp) where I was read my last rights, I had eight (yes 8)
>>>heart attacks,
>>
>> <snip>
>>
>> blimey mate if I had an illness like that I'd remember how to spell it
>> ;-)

>LOL! it was an illness.

Your telling me !

> I have recovered of course! normal heart etc.

I'm glad to hear that Mark
Anonymous
July 9, 2005 3:21:43 PM

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On Sat, 09 Jul 2005 00:39:36 GMT, MCR <mark.coleman10@ntlworld.com>
wrote:

>Wavey Dragon wrote:
>Truth Snipped
>> As a citizen of the United Kingdom I swear this is all true. Honest
>> Guv. ;) 
>>
>> Dazza.
>> Wavier than usual.
>>
>
>mate, you spoke it like the gospel!

Cos It's true. ;) 

No typo's either. I'm amazed. I don't type that well even without the
aid of alcohol!

Dazza.
(nursing a hangover)
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On Mon, 11 Jul 2005 13:10:48 +0100, 'Dungeon' Dave wrote:
>
> I was flying out to .de from Birmingham when it happened, hearing about
> the first bomb on the news in the airport.

That must be scary to hear that. Especially whhen about to bard a plane.

> When I changed flights at
> Munic (Munchen, to give it the proper name)

Since you seem to spend more time in Germany you might need a keyboard
which supports umlaute. It's ... - I cannot believe my terminal here
doesn't support them either. *LOL* Just booted Ubuntu Linux on the RC
machine to escape Windows XP. Well it has an "u" with two dots on top.
:-)

> Flying back in, I caught sight of a fire engine at the airport, and
> heard the previous day the centre of Brum was evacuated and a controlled
> explosion took place. There was no mention of people getting hurt
> underfoot, or any extra casualities. Stiff upper lip and all that.

Glad you're back safe.
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July 11, 2005 11:31:07 PM

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* Andreas Kohlbach Wrote in alt.games.mame:

> Just booted Ubuntu Linux on the RC
> machine to escape Windows XP.

Good Choice :) 

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On Mon, 11 Jul 2005 19:31:07 GMT, SINNER wrote:
> * Andreas Kohlbach Wrote in alt.games.mame:
>
>> Just booted Ubuntu Linux on the RC
>> machine to escape Windows XP.
>
> Good Choice :) 

Better than XP. But it seems not as colorful as Knoppix, since it uses
Gnome without fancy effects. So I assume they will have not alot of luck
to attract Windows users.
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July 11, 2005 11:38:11 PM

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SINNER wrote:
> * Andreas Kohlbach Wrote in alt.games.mame:
>
>
>>Just booted Ubuntu Linux on the RC
>>machine to escape Windows XP.
>
>
> Good Choice :) 
>

Have you made the switch from Mandriva yet?

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Anonymous
July 11, 2005 11:38:12 PM

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On Mon, 11 Jul 2005 19:38:11 GMT, MCR wrote:
> SINNER wrote:
>> * Andreas Kohlbach Wrote in alt.games.mame:
>>
>>
>>>Just booted Ubuntu Linux on the RC
>>>machine to escape Windows XP.
>>
>>
>> Good Choice :) 
>>
>
> Have you made the switch from Mandriva yet?

Mean me? I had Madrake on k.os' machine. Now I'm not allowed to install
anything and have to stick with my live CD.

I really should get a very old notebook...
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July 11, 2005 11:53:18 PM

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* MCR Wrote in alt.games.mame:

> SINNER wrote:
>> * Andreas Kohlbach Wrote in alt.games.mame:
>>
>>
>>>Just booted Ubuntu Linux on the RC
>>>machine to escape Windows XP.
>>
>>
>> Good Choice :) 
>>
>
> Have you made the switch from Mandriva yet?
>

I never switched TO Mandriva ;) 

I have 2 boxen, one running MDK 10.1 OE and now one running Ubuntu
Hoary but I find myself spending more and more time in the study on
my new toy (Ubuntu) and leave the lappy sitting unused. Once I back
up the lappy (maybe next weekend) I think I will be making the full
switch.

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July 12, 2005 12:02:13 AM

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SINNER wrote:
> * MCR Wrote in alt.games.mame:
>
>
>>SINNER wrote:
>>
>>>* Andreas Kohlbach Wrote in alt.games.mame:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>Just booted Ubuntu Linux on the RC
>>>>machine to escape Windows XP.
>>>
>>>
>>>Good Choice :) 
>>>
>>
>>Have you made the switch from Mandriva yet?
>>
>
>
> I never switched TO Mandriva ;) 
>
> I have 2 boxen, one running MDK 10.1 OE and now one running Ubuntu
> Hoary but I find myself spending more and more time in the study on
> my new toy (Ubuntu) and leave the lappy sitting unused. Once I back
> up the lappy (maybe next weekend) I think I will be making the full
> switch.
>

I made the mistake of assuming that because it was a higher version
number, it would be better. Something has gone wrong, I think that the
problem is money... money and linux are not good bedfellows!

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Anonymous
July 12, 2005 12:12:09 AM

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Andreas Kohlbach <ankman@email.com>after crossing the finish line at the
Special Olympics proudly proclaimed:

>>
>>> Just booted Ubuntu Linux on the RC
>>> machine to escape Windows XP.
>>
>> Good Choice :) 
>
> Better than XP. But it seems not as colorful as Knoppix, since it uses
> Gnome without fancy effects. So I assume they will have not alot of luck
> to attract Windows users.

I can't believe that this group's Linuxheads turned this thread into
another discussion of Linux. Sheesh.

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July 12, 2005 12:15:36 AM

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* MCR Wrote in alt.games.mame:

> SINNER wrote:
>> * MCR Wrote in alt.games.mame:

[..]

>>
>> I have 2 boxen, one running MDK 10.1 OE and now one running
>> Ubuntu Hoary but I find myself spending more and more time in the
>> study on my new toy (Ubuntu) and leave the lappy sitting unused.
>> Once I back up the lappy (maybe next weekend) I think I will be
>> making the full switch.
>>
>
> I made the mistake of assuming that because it was a higher
> version number, it would be better. Something has gone wrong, I
> think that the problem is money... money and linux are not good
> bedfellows!
>

That and the recent and continuing mergers.

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July 12, 2005 12:17:52 AM

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* Andreas Kohlbach Wrote in alt.games.mame:

> On Mon, 11 Jul 2005 19:31:07 GMT, SINNER wrote:
>> * Andreas Kohlbach Wrote in alt.games.mame:
>>
>>> Just booted Ubuntu Linux on the RC
>>> machine to escape Windows XP.
>>
>> Good Choice :) 
>
> Better than XP. But it seems not as colorful as Knoppix, since it
> uses Gnome without fancy effects. So I assume they will have not
> alot of luck to attract Windows users.

But adding fancy effects is EASY. New icons (Gartoon) and Gdesklets
make a huge difference. But if you really want KDE:

$ sudo aptitude install kubuntu-desktop

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* FSogol Wrote in alt.games.mame:

> Andreas Kohlbach <ankman@email.com>after crossing the finish line
> at the Special Olympics proudly proclaimed:
>
>>>
>>>> Just booted Ubuntu Linux on the RC
>>>> machine to escape Windows XP.
>>>
>>> Good Choice :) 
>>
>> Better than XP. But it seems not as colorful as Knoppix, since it
>> uses Gnome without fancy effects. So I assume they will have not
>> alot of luck to attract Windows users.
>
> I can't believe that this group's Linuxheads turned this thread
> into another discussion of Linux. Sheesh.
>

Xmame

There!

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July 12, 2005 12:56:34 AM

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FSogol wrote:
Snipped

> I can't believe that this group's Linuxheads turned this thread into
> another discussion of Linux. Sheesh.
>

Ooops, this was my fault. and kindly dont call me a linuxhead ;-)
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July 12, 2005 12:58:01 AM

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Sune Salminen wrote:
> Andreas Kohlbach wrote:
>
>>I had Madrake on k.os' machine. Now I'm not allowed to
>>install anything and have to stick with my live CD.
>
>
> Hehe
>
> What did you do this time Ankman..
>
> ;-)
>
> -Sune
>

Sune, your site looks good :-)

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Anonymous
July 12, 2005 1:55:37 AM

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On Mon, 11 Jul 2005 20:12:09 GMT, FSogol wrote:
> Andreas Kohlbach <ankman@email.com>after crossing the finish line at the
> Special Olympics proudly proclaimed:
>
>>>
>>>> Just booted Ubuntu Linux on the RC
>>>> machine to escape Windows XP.
>>>
>>> Good Choice :) 
>>
>> Better than XP. But it seems not as colorful as Knoppix, since it uses
>> Gnome without fancy effects. So I assume they will have not alot of luck
>> to attract Windows users.
>
> I can't believe that this group's Linuxheads turned this thread into
> another discussion of Linux. Sheesh.

Sorry, was just my opinion. May be I shouldn't had mentioned it.

IMO everybody should use the OS he likes and is happy with.

As for the "spyware" article I just posted: I did this (not mentioning
any particular "other" operating system ;-) because many people are not
aware what happens now in the Windows world, not aware it's all about
money and what this results in. So they now know and can decide what's
best for them.

I will set this article to "followup-to poste"r, and set the other too.
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Anonymous
July 12, 2005 2:02:19 AM

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On Mon, 11 Jul 2005 22:47:52 +0200, Sune Salminen wrote:
> Andreas Kohlbach wrote:
>> I had Madrake on k.os' machine. Now I'm not allowed to
>> install anything and have to stick with my live CD.
>
> Hehe
>
> What did you do this time Ankman..

Nothing. RC set me up a user account and I'm glad he allows me to use
his computer. And I respect to be not allowed to install anything.

But as I'm used not to use Windows anymore it's a kind of PITA to "have
to" use it. So my idea of the live CD of $THE_OTHER_OPERATING_SYSTEM
(which's name I won't mention ;-). It does not touch the harddisk, so no
prob for RC at all, and better for me too.

F'up poster.
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Anonymous
July 12, 2005 2:06:07 AM

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On Mon, 11 Jul 2005 20:17:52 GMT, SINNER wrote:
> * Andreas Kohlbach Wrote in alt.games.mame:
>
>> On Mon, 11 Jul 2005 19:31:07 GMT, SINNER wrote:
>>> * Andreas Kohlbach Wrote in alt.games.mame:
>>>
>>>> Just booted Ubuntu Linux on the RC
>>>> machine to escape Windows XP.
>>>
>>> Good Choice :) 
>>
>> Better than XP. But it seems not as colorful as Knoppix, since it
>> uses Gnome without fancy effects. So I assume they will have not
>> alot of luck to attract Windows users.
>
> But adding fancy effects is EASY. New icons (Gartoon) and Gdesklets
> make a huge difference.

Yep. But it has to be default. Live CDs are for testing, and a newbie
does not know of configuration (adding stuff). He puts the CD in and
waits till it's booted.

> But if you really want KDE:
>
> $ sudo aptitude install kubuntu-desktop

Which then is there until the next reboot. I stick with what comes with
Ubuntu. Actually there is not even an MP3 player. And though it's a
matter of

apt-get install xmms

and waiting 20 seconds (depending on your bandwidth) it's IMO not a good
idea to come without MP3 player.

F'up poster.
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Anonymous
July 12, 2005 2:56:45 AM

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MCR's last words before the Sword of Azrial plunged through his body were:
> FSogol wrote:
> Snipped
>> I can't believe that this group's Linuxheads turned this thread into
>> another discussion of Linux. Sheesh.
> Ooops, this was my fault. and kindly dont call me a linuxhead ;-)

Yes, we prefer to be called "penguiniphiles"
July 12, 2005 3:37:20 AM

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Sune Salminen wrote:
> MCR wrote:
>
>
>>Sune, your site looks good :-)
>
>
> Thank you!
>
> Do you mean my table? Wanna buy it?
> http://salminen.homepage.dk/
>
> :-)
>
> -Sune
>

Only if it comes with the PC under it :-)

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Anonymous
July 12, 2005 4:28:45 AM

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.... after inserting a credit, Sune Salminen <salminen@monkeydoktor.dk>
leaned forward and saw...
>
>Do you mean my table? Wanna buy it?

Depends. Does it run MAME?

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July 12, 2005 4:28:46 AM

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'Dungeon' Dave wrote:
> ... after inserting a credit, Sune Salminen <salminen@monkeydoktor.dk>
> leaned forward and saw...
>
>>
>> Do you mean my table? Wanna buy it?
>
>
> Depends. Does it run MAME?
>

With a Junior hacksaw and a 21" monitor, fine :-)

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Anonymous
July 12, 2005 8:22:03 PM

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FSogol wrote:
> Hellmark wrote:
>
>>
>> Was doing ok when I was getting medical treatment, but now the work comp
>> insurance company is fighting it and so I am going without and that means
>> no physical therapy and no pain killers.
>
>
> Whiskey is your friend, H-mart.

Ironically enough, so is marijuana. I have a friend with a chronic back
condition serious enough that he has an open prescription for morphine.
To keep from getting addicted to it, he alternates with pot. He says
that it doesn't work /quite/ as well as morphine, but his brain
functions /much/ better. I would look into it, if I were you. (And I
have been. I fractured my coccyx in an accident and spent three months
in bed. Thank GOD for pot & laptops. <G>)

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