Re: Ken Campbell is a god (was: pc components)

2001-05-19 Thread Damian Conway
Im nogat samting til ridim insait long pastaim Klingon! Damian (longlong tisa Perlpela) Lingua::TokPisin::Perlpela? Nooo! Damian - as a sponsor, I'm _begging_ you not to do this :) if that works you just have to hope the

Re: pc components

2001-05-18 Thread Simon Wistow
Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: He was touring with Norman Lovett, who wasn't nearly as good. I found Norman Lovett really funny. Managed to keep the whole audience laughing without actually saying anything for a few minutes and thena few minutes more just by saying what? Simon [easily amused]

Re: Ken Campbell is a god (was: pc components)

2001-05-18 Thread Robin Houston
On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 06:05:44AM +1000, Damian Conway wrote: Im nogat samting til ridim insait long pastaim Klingon! Damian (longlong tisa Perlpela) Lingua::TokPisin::Perlpela? .robin. -- Have you been certain you came to me the real reason explain anything else that I came to you the

RE: pc components

2001-05-18 Thread Cross David - dcross
From: Simon Wistow [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, May 18, 2001 11:04 AM Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: He was touring with Norman Lovett, who wasn't nearly as good. I found Norman Lovett really funny. Managed to keep the whole audience laughing without actually saying anything for a few

Re: Ken Campbell is a god (was: pc components)

2001-05-18 Thread Struan Donald
* at 18/05 14:51 +0100 Cross David - dcross said: From: Robin Houston [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, May 18, 2001 2:34 PM On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 06:05:44AM +1000, Damian Conway wrote: Im nogat samting til ridim insait long pastaim Klingon! Damian (longlong tisa Perlpela)

Re: pc components

2001-05-18 Thread Matthew Byng-Maddick
On Fri, May 18, 2001 at 02:54:41PM +0100, Cross David - dcross wrote: From: Simon Wistow [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, May 18, 2001 11:04 AM Matthew Byng-Maddick wrote: He was touring with Norman Lovett, who wasn't nearly as good. I found Norman Lovett really funny. Managed to keep the

pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Greg McCarroll
Does anyone have a recommendation for an online provider of PC components, i'm looking for a couple of big hard drives (50Gb+). -- Greg McCarroll http://www.mccarroll.uklinux.net

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Roger Burton West
On or about Thu, May 17, 2001 at 10:57:23AM +0100, Greg McCarroll typed: Does anyone have a recommendation for an online provider of PC components, i'm looking for a couple of big hard drives (50Gb+). I've had success with DABS - just make sure the thing's in stock before ordering. Roger

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Chris Ball
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 10:57:23AM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: Does anyone have a recommendation for an online provider of PC components, i'm looking for a couple of big hard drives (50Gb+). Dabs.com is fine. Scan.co.uk has great deals, but if you get some kind of after-sales it seems you're

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread AEF
On Thu, 17 May 2001, Roger Burton West wrote: On or about Thu, May 17, 2001 at 10:57:23AM +0100, Greg McCarroll typed: Does anyone have a recommendation for an online provider of PC components, i'm looking for a couple of big hard drives (50Gb+). I've had success with DABS - just make

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Paul Sharpe
Greg McCarroll wrote: Does anyone have a recommendation for an online provider of PC components, i'm looking for a couple of big hard drives (50Gb+). -- Greg McCarroll http://www.mccarroll.uklinux.net www.scan.co.uk paul -- Paul Sharpe Tel

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread AEF
On Thu, 17 May 2001, AEF wrote: later to say that it wasn't in stock (there website said it was). However, ^ Ugh! I can't believe I did that... Tony

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Robert Shiels
From: Roger Burton West [EMAIL PROTECTED] On or about Thu, May 17, 2001 at 10:57:23AM +0100, Greg McCarroll typed: Does anyone have a recommendation for an online provider of PC components, i'm looking for a couple of big hard drives (50Gb+). I've had success with DABS - just make sure

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Simon Cozens
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 11:03:35AM +0100, AEF wrote: When I last ordered a HDD from Dabs, they mailed me a couple of days later to say that it wasn't in stock (there website said it was). My motherboard from Dabs has spent two days awaiting credit card clearance and two days awaiting

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Dean S Wilson
-Original Message- From: Simon Cozens [EMAIL PROTECTED] My motherboard from Dabs has spent two days awaiting credit card clearance and two days awaiting despatch. It *is* in stock, it's just taking them four days - and counting - to get around to shipping it. If your in London then

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Barbie
Thinking of big hard drives... http://www.dabs.com/products/compare.asp?action=selectedprodtype=14 Nice feature. Bugger I bought a 41.1Gb IBM Deskstar the other month from Dabs and now they've drop their price by £25. Barbie

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Martin Ling
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 11:01:11AM +0100, Chris Ball wrote: find / -name *your_base* -exec chown us:us {} \; If I had a penny for every variation on this sig I'd seen, I'd... er, well, I might have a cheap Mars bar. But still. Martin

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 02:36:58PM +0100, Martin Ling wrote: On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 11:01:11AM +0100, Chris Ball wrote: find / -name *your_base* -exec chown us:us {} \; If I had a penny for every variation on this sig I'd seen, I'd... er, well, I might have a cheap Mars bar. But still.

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Dean S Wilson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: -Original Message- From: Simon Cozens [EMAIL PROTECTED] My motherboard from Dabs has spent two days awaiting credit card clearance and two days awaiting despatch. It *is* in stock, it's just taking them four days - and counting - to

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Alex Gough
On Thu, 17 May 2001, Simon Cozens wrote: On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 11:03:35AM +0100, AEF wrote: When I last ordered a HDD from Dabs, they mailed me a couple of days later to say that it wasn't in stock (there website said it was). My motherboard from Dabs has spent two days awaiting credit

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread AEF
On Thu, 17 May 2001, Alex Gough wrote: Simply have a habit of sending me things in a really big brown paper bag, Simply sent my HDD in a big brown box. Which was in a really big brown paper bag. Tony

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Martin Ling
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 02:41:06PM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote: find / -name *your_base* -exec chown us:us {} \; If I had a penny for every variation on this sig I'd seen, I'd... er, well, I might have a cheap Mars bar. But still. *mumble* xargs(1) *mumble* find / -user you

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Simon Cozens
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 03:25:22PM +0100, Martin Ling wrote: I haven't seen a really good one for SOMEBODY SET UP US THE BOMB yet. apt-get install the-bomb doesn't qualify. dpkg --configure ? -- I don't think so, said Rene Descartes. Just then, he vanished.

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Jonathan Peterson
At 14:48 17/05/01 +0100, you wrote: If your in London then forget mail order and go to TCR on a Saturday, you get to take home what you pay for and with the drop in spending lately its getting easier to haggle the price down. Are you refering to the 'computer fair' or just TCR in general?

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Chris Ball
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 03:32:03PM +0100, Simon Cozens wrote: apt-get install the-bomb doesn't qualify. dpkg --configure ? *laughs out loud in the middle of easyEverything* Nice one. :-) ~C. -- Chris Ball. [EMAIL PROTECTED] || http://printf.net/ finger: [EMAIL PROTECTED] I must not edit

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread will
- Original Message - From: Martin Ling [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2001 9:25 AM Subject: Re: pc components On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 02:41:06PM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote: find / -name *your_base* -exec chown us:us {} \; If I had

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Dean S Wilson
-Original Message- From: Jonathan Peterson [EMAIL PROTECTED] At 14:48 17/05/01 +0100, Dean wrote: If your in London then forget mail order and go to TCR on a Saturday, you get to take home what you pay for and with the drop in spending lately its getting easier to haggle the price

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread will
- Original Message - From: Dean S Wilson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2001 10:51 AM Subject: Re: pc components If your in London then forget mail order and go to TCR on a Saturday, you get to take home what you pay for and with the drop in spending

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread will
- Original Message - From: will [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2001 4:47 PM Subject: Re: pc components Not as pretty as Buffy or Willow about as close as you can get (sort of). In terms of celebrity status I mean. Quick, someone pass me a shovel.

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Philip Newton
will wrote: rm -f zig mv zig/* CATS/ , surely? Cheers, Philip -- Philip Newton [EMAIL PROTECTED] All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Martin Ling
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 03:42:43PM -0500, will wrote: rm -f zig ? No! for GREAT_JUSTICE in $WAY_TO_DESTRUCTION; do mv zig $WHAT_YOU_DOING; done Martin

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Ian Brayshaw
will [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote something that looked like the following: Apparently it is Craig 'Red Dwarf' Charles's regular and he was there a few weeks ago when we were there. Not as pretty as Buffy or Willow about as close as you can get (sort of). I saw Craig Charles at the Melbourne Comedy

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread will
- Original Message - From: Ian Brayshaw [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2001 11:18 AM Subject: Re: pc components will [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote something that looked like the following: Apparently it is Craig 'Red Dwarf' Charles's regular and he

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
www.insight.com - they 0wn Action, and they've never let me down. -- Dave Hodgkinson, http://www.hodgkinson.org Editor-in-chief, The Highway Star http://www.deep-purple.com Interim CTO, web server farms, technical strategy

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Leon Brocard
Simon Cozens sent the following bits through the ether: My motherboard from Dabs has spent two days awaiting credit card clearance and two days awaiting despatch. The same happened to me. I've given up buying things on the Internet. I do all my research on the web, and then head down to

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Paul Makepeace
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 08:12:52PM +0100, Leon Brocard wrote: The same happened to me. I've given up buying things on the Internet. I do all my research on the web, and then head down to Tottenham Court Road to actually buy it. The prices are generally comparable, and you get it *there and

Re: pc components

2001-05-17 Thread Simon Cozens
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 08:12:52PM +0100, Leon Brocard wrote: The same happened to me. I've given up buying things on the Internet. I do all my research on the web, and then head down to Tottenham Court Road to actually buy it. The prices are generally comparable, and you get it *there and