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by pythagoras
Sat May 12, 2012 9:59 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: The new forums are here!
Replies: 115
Views: 27370

Re: The new forums are here!

Much prefer prosilver. Can we have a user option to switch the poster info panel to the left?

Regards

John
by pythagoras
Thu May 03, 2012 7:27 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: The 9 Words That Could Kill Raspberry Pi
Replies: 43
Views: 9657

Re: The 9 Words That Could Kill Raspberry Pi

"Raspberry Pi feeding the next generation of programmers. Grab yourself a slice."

12 words too long for a strap line?

Regards

John
by pythagoras
Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:30 pm
Forum: Gaming
Topic: R-Pi Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPG)
Replies: 312
Views: 95320

Re: R-Pi Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPG)

A mmorpg version of Elite, I like it. Instead of buying a docking computer you need to program it!

Regards

John
by pythagoras
Sat Mar 31, 2012 12:14 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: DOTA 2 beta invites. I have two extra. [One Left]
Replies: 8
Views: 2297

Re: DOTA 2 beta invites. I have two extra. [One Left]

Unfortunately I think I may have to decline. I checked steam and it dosnt show up under Mac os is this correct Jessie?

Regards

John
by pythagoras
Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:23 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: DOTA 2 beta invites. I have two extra. [One Left]
Replies: 8
Views: 2297

Re: DOTA 2 beta invites. I have two extra. [One Left]

This could help me burn some hours waiting for my raspi to arrive, if you still have one left that is?

Regards

John
by pythagoras
Sat Mar 17, 2012 9:13 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Yet ANOTHER email from RS...
Replies: 20
Views: 3407

Re: Yet ANOTHER email from RS...

<t>Paul Webster said: <br/> <br/> <br/> My hope (having not received one of these "congrats" emails is that they correlated my register of interest email address with the account that I created on their system the next day once things had cooled down ...<br/> <br/> <br/> I already had an account and...
by pythagoras
Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:23 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Yet ANOTHER email from RS...
Replies: 20
Views: 3407

Re: Yet ANOTHER email from RS...

<t>chickey said: <br/> <br/> <br/> I got one on the 9th asking for me to add my details and that i was in the first batch, has anyone had both or is this the next batch of people in the queue getting the mail ?<br/> <br/> Interesting to have a date to aim for though, bring on Tuesday <br/> <br/> <br...
by pythagoras
Thu Mar 08, 2012 12:27 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Why no unboxings yet, when there are 10.000 Raspis produced?
Replies: 53
Views: 11914

Re: Why no unboxings yet, when there are 10.000 Raspis produced?

Of course the first 10000 were going to be delayed. That other fruit named IT company decided to launch there iThingyX and bought up all the shipping out of China. Freight charges went up over 20% in one week :0.

Regards

John.
by pythagoras
Mon Mar 05, 2012 5:56 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: News articles and blog posts about Raspberry Pi
Replies: 1021
Views: 230989

Re: News articles and blog posts about Raspberry Pi

<r>Article in todays Metro and on their website:<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.metro.co.uk/news/89.....z1oGYogwcx">http://www.metro.co.uk/news/89.....z1oGYogwcx</URL><br/> <br/> I assume this part of the article is incorrect:<br/> <br/> "The 10,000 that were sold were pre-ordered – they are now be...
by pythagoras
Tue Feb 28, 2012 10:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: ebay monkeys
Replies: 11
Views: 2752

Re: ebay monkeys

But they have the price wrong! It says 6 for a £1

http://www.hotukdeals.com/deal.....da-1155834

Regards

John
by pythagoras
Tue Feb 28, 2012 8:49 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Person, Address, or credit card?
Replies: 8
Views: 1805

Re: Person, Address, or credit card?

John Beetem said:


scep said:


It's actually limited by first name - so if you are called "John", get in there quick.



Yikes!  Can't they do it by last name instead?


I should be fine then
by pythagoras
Sun Jan 15, 2012 6:53 pm
Forum: Staffroom, classroom and projects
Topic: Worried about teaching Computing? I can help.
Replies: 29
Views: 7411

Re: Worried about teaching Computing? I can help.

<t>Not sure if you have reached your numbers yet, if not I would love to take you up on your offer. I'm a secondary Maths teacher who plans on teaching coding using the raspberry pi from September. I was going to follow as many tutorials as I could find online, but your offer sounds like a much bett...
by pythagoras
Tue Jan 10, 2012 10:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Launch party?
Replies: 65
Views: 13358

Re: Launch party?

<t>Crundy said: <br/> <br/> <br/> PhilS said: <br/> <br/> <br/> So will this be VIP invite only or open to the average idiot to wander in?<br/> <br/> <br/> I hope the latter, or else I'll never get in!<br/> <br/> <br/> I'm sure only above average idiots will be allowed in <br/> <br/> Regards<br/> <b...
by pythagoras
Tue Jan 10, 2012 3:22 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Launch party?
Replies: 65
Views: 13358

Re: Launch party?

darkstar said:


Since it is aimed at schools (ha ha), we should use government logic and locate the party at the other university town: namely Oxford


My votes for Wigan, the home of the Pi........e  ;)

Regards

John
by pythagoras
Tue Jan 10, 2012 12:31 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Distribution in Europe?!
Replies: 30
Views: 8349

Re: Distribution in Europe?!

<t>SeanD said: <br/> <br/> <br/> Jongoleur said: <br/> <br/> <br/> 1+1 is an insult, I tell you!!!<br/> <br/> <br/> Only if it took you a couple of goes to get it.<br/> <br/> Back on topic, it is sad but there will be people who will try to make a quick buck.  I am hoping not that many and that the ...
by pythagoras
Sun Jan 08, 2012 1:25 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Greatest game of all time
Replies: 152
Views: 44530

Re: Greatest game of all time

<t>Mezo said: <br/> <br/> <br/> #1. Lunar Lander<br/> <br/> #2. Battlezone<br/> <br/> #3. Space Invaders<br/> <br/> #4. Defender<br/> <br/> #5. Asteroids<br/> <br/> #6. Missile Command<br/> <br/> #7. Phoenix<br/> <br/> #8 Tempest<br/> <br/> #9. Galaxian<br/> <br/> #10. Galaga<br/> <br/> And you can ...
by pythagoras
Sat Jan 07, 2012 4:21 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Greatest game of all time
Replies: 152
Views: 44530

Re: Greatest game of all time

Choice between three for me and I can't make my mind up

Space Invaders

Defender

Unrealtournament.

Regards

John.
by pythagoras
Fri Jan 06, 2012 11:41 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: What was your first computer?
Replies: 506
Views: 203594

Re: What was your first computer?

<t>PDP11, mostly playing a text lunar landing game, followed by numerous programmable calculators( Personal Computer World, in the 70's should have been called personal calculator world ) Then apple II at uni. First real computer I bought was a commodore 64 in 1983 followed by an Amstrad 1512 with d...
by pythagoras
Fri Jan 06, 2012 7:41 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 3749
Views: 230944

Re: Introduce yourself!

<t>Hi all,<br/> <br/> John Wilkinson here. Entering the second half of my century . I teach Maths at a High School in Wigan. I havnt been this enthused by a piece of technology since the iPhone launch. My plan is to learn programming on the raspberry pi and then teach an after school club from Septe...

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