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by piglet
Fri Apr 27, 2012 1:43 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: EBay sale Guy trying to sell Pi for 500 bucks.
Replies: 8
Views: 1278

Re: EBay sale Guy trying to sell Pi for 500 bucks.

<r>I know the other thread was locked, but the locking comment was incorrect "What the seller is doing is perfectly legal".<br/> <br/> The sellerdoes not have these to sell, so isn't allowed to be advertised on ebay.<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://pages.ebay.com/help/pol.....tices.html">http://pages.eb...
by piglet
Thu Apr 26, 2012 8:36 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: This changes everything....
Replies: 11
Views: 3078

Re: This changes everything....

<t>JamesH said: <br/> <br/> <br/> But as a basic gaming platform it should be fine. The GPU could outperform a Wii for example, and that has some great games.<br/> <br/> What fps do people expect nowadays, Quake3 runs at over 30 afaik?<br/> <br/> <br/> At 60fps and lower I actually nauseous playing ...
by piglet
Tue Apr 24, 2012 3:10 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Greetings fellow martial artists (?)
Replies: 12
Views: 2056

Re: Greetings fellow martial artists (?)

I'm more into marital arts myself. I'm not convinced it's any safer.
by piglet
Tue Apr 24, 2012 9:15 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: raspberry pi already failed ?
Replies: 222
Views: 36980

Re: raspberry pi already failed ?

We will look forward to hearing from you again once you've got to the point of releasing your new hand-written bespoke operating system.

Till then, good luck and happy coding.
by piglet
Mon Apr 23, 2012 1:17 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: List of Foods that Just Aren't Nice
Replies: 74
Views: 9446

Re: List of Foods that Just Aren't Nice

Hmmm - has anyone here smelled/eaten a durian?

by piglet
Mon Apr 23, 2012 12:43 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Buying a Gertboard
Replies: 16
Views: 5396

Re: Buying a Gertboard

<t>DrogoNevets said: <br/> <br/> <br/> can we "register interest" with him so we get first dibs? or pre-order?<br/> <br/> <br/> Don't be silly. You willl have to get up at 5:30 in the morning at a to-be-emailed to you date to wait for an announcement at 6am that you should go to an unspecified page ...
by piglet
Mon Apr 23, 2012 7:52 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: List of Foods that Just Aren't Nice
Replies: 74
Views: 9446

Re: List of Foods that Just Aren't Nice

Plums, E102 (and other such nasties) and MSG. Food intolerance causing ADHD ftl.  They made 10 of my first 11 years of life an utter hell.
by piglet
Wed Apr 18, 2012 10:13 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: eBay madness
Replies: 16
Views: 2506

Re: eBay madness

I'd have liked to see a few hundred dumped on there by the foundation to provide funds to the foundation, not to scalpers
by piglet
Wed Apr 18, 2012 9:17 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: University survey volunteers
Replies: 5
Views: 784

Re: University survey volunteers

Done. Hope you get some useful feedback.
by piglet
Wed Apr 11, 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Greetings from standalone Raspberry Pi
Replies: 33
Views: 7320

Re: Greetings from standalone Raspberry Pi

This thread made my eyes bleed.

I'm glad to see experienced users being puzzled - this is the sort of thread that helps keep people on M$ Windows.
by piglet
Wed Apr 04, 2012 11:02 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Ordered something else to fill the time
Replies: 65
Views: 14220

Re: Ordered something else to fill the time

"The coupon code you've entered has expired."
by piglet
Mon Apr 02, 2012 10:30 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Trademark rules tpyos (sic)
Replies: 8
Views: 1468

Re: Trademark rules tpyos (sic)

<t>Typos noticed:<br/> <br/> b. space after 'Pi' before close quote in last line<br/> g. no closing full stop<br/> h/i. have double quote in place of closing '.'<br/> i. "…license from Raspberry Pi" – missing word 'Foundation'? (Raspberry Pi is an adjective, not a noun. )<br/> <br/> j. Is missing th...
by piglet
Mon Apr 02, 2012 9:20 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Look what UPS just left on my doorstep!
Replies: 18
Views: 5956

Re: Look what UPS just left on my doorstep!

Jim Manley said:


ME TOO!!!  And I'm keeping them - finders, keepers, losers, weepers!  ;)





Why did they leave them outside the toilet block?
by piglet
Fri Mar 30, 2012 1:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: abbreviations
Replies: 35
Views: 7925

Re: abbreviations

I like raspi

<homer>Mmmmm Raspi....</homer>
by piglet
Thu Mar 29, 2012 12:31 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Best web hosting?
Replies: 12
Views: 2716

Re: Best web hosting?

<r>I'd recommend <URL url="http://www.titaninternet.co.uk/index.cfm">http://www.titaninternet.co.uk/index.cfm</URL><br/> <br/> Now part of iomart: <URL url="http://www.iomart.com/news/050511">http://www.iomart.com/news/050511</URL><br/> <br/> I met some of the people who work there through online ga...
by piglet
Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:36 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: 'Design cases', I don't really get it
Replies: 21
Views: 4495

Re: 'Design cases', I don't really get it

<r>Lynbarn said:.<br/> <br/> <br/> Looking at this photo of a production board "undergoing compliance testing" at RS: <URL url="http://ow.ly/i/vs0e/original">http://ow.ly/i/vs0e/original</URL> the SD card actually protudes quite a bit from the edge of the board, so if the board is inset within the c...
by piglet
Mon Mar 26, 2012 9:22 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is it worth buying on Farnell now?
Replies: 26
Views: 4878

Re: Is it worth buying on Farnell now?

When the Die hard series was aired on TV in the UK that word was over-dubbed to "Mouth forker".

It didn't really work that well, but must have been enough for the censors.
by piglet
Thu Mar 22, 2012 10:33 am
Forum: Python
Topic: Python Hello World :)
Replies: 17
Views: 4876

Re: Python Hello World :)

<t>Meh! Lightweights! We wiled away the tedious minutes in one all-school-assembly memorising Pi. We got to around 100 digits.<br/> <br/> *Thinks and types*<br/> <br/> 3.1415926535897932384626433832...ummmmm...no. Stumped.<br/> <br/> *Looks up and Checks*<br/> <br/> 3.1415926535897932384626433832795...
by piglet
Sun Mar 18, 2012 11:40 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: This web site's design and making a donation
Replies: 4
Views: 1143

Re: This web site's design and making a donation

<r>This is what I use in Stylish for Firefox to use more of my widescreen monitor:<br/> <br/> ( <URL url="https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/stylish/">https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/stylish/</URL> )<br/> <br/> @namespace url(<URL url="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">http://...
by piglet
Fri Mar 16, 2012 8:31 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Suitable powered USB hubs
Replies: 31
Views: 8022

Re: Suitable powered USB hubs

<r>Montala said: <br/> <br/> <br/> RussIT said: <br/> <br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2805.....1423.l2649">http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2805.....1423.l2649</URL><br/> <br/> <br/> Hi,<br/> <br/> I do rather like the look of that one, as it looks as if it could be used to supply the Pi as...
by piglet
Fri Mar 16, 2012 1:13 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Your drink of choice
Replies: 33
Views: 5098

Re: Your drink of choice

Tap water. I don't like to dilute it any more than that.
by piglet
Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:48 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Linux swap partition
Replies: 31
Views: 6585

Re: Linux swap partition

I thought swap on SD cards wasn't a great idea.  Will be interested to read an expert opinion.
by piglet
Thu Mar 15, 2012 4:56 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Which browser do you use?
Replies: 37
Views: 9779

Re: Which browser do you use?

Firefox, every release from Netscape 4 days!

I despise this new version numbering system. Version 11? *rude words self censored!*
by piglet
Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:21 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Get Well Soon Liz !
Replies: 25
Views: 4355

Re: Get Well Soon Liz !

Jongoleur said:


@spurious:  BEHAVE!!!!


But don't pretend you didn't consider agreeing first....

Get well soon Liz.

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