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OT question by Bill Wright[_3_]
What are the parameters that set the speed of electromagnetic transmission in a vacuum? I've googled everywhere but I can't find the answer. It's easy enough to find the figure but WHY? Why not 29,979,245.8 metres per second or 2,997,924,580 metres per second? Bill
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December 29th 17 04:05 PM
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Sorry your account is locked for 30 minutes by Phi[_2_]
You attempted to log in 3 times without the correct password, what is so sacred about BBC I wonder,
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December 28th 17 07:56 PM
by Max Demian Go to last post
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OT Is it me? by Indy Jess John
On 27/12/2017 16:23, Peeler wrote: On Wed, 27 Dec 2017 10:51:40 +0000, Indy Jess John wrote: On 26/12/2017 22:40, James Wilkinson Sword wrote: On Tue, 26 Dec 2017 22:32:14 -0000, Indy Jess wrote: On 25/12/2017 23:09, James Wilkinson Sword wrote: On Mon, 25 Dec 2017 23:02:43 -0000, Indy Jess ...
December 28th 17 04:38 PM
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****** Birdbrain Macaw (now "James Wilkinson" LOL), the Sociopathic Attention Whore by Peeler
On Wed, 27 Dec 2017 17:10:44 -0000, Birdbrain Macaw (now "James Wilkinson"), the pathological attention whore of all the uk ngs, blathered again: Why did he specialise in insecticides? Was it a particularly bad school for cockroaches? Maybe he cycled to school past farms and got ill. Driveling idiot!
December 27th 17 09:01 PM
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iPhone 4 question by Mr Pounder Esquire
Don't know where else to ask. I have been given a iPhone 4. The power button does nothing at all when pushed, so I tried the trick in the below link. It did not work. Skip to 1.49 secs in. Yes, I can see the reasoning here. However, when I push the power button I expect to see something move to make contact. Nothing does. And yes, I did try a spot of WD40. Is the power button broken or am I...
December 27th 17 11:59 AM
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Crackdown on tv pirate devices by Aloysius
'Police in Scotland say they are conducting the world's biggest 'pirate box' crackdown. Together with the Federation Against Copyright Theft, police are targeting sellers of Android-style set-top boxes and believe that thousands of pubs could be customers. In addition, three torrent sites have been closed...
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December 27th 17 10:04 AM
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Sky q and freesat by sintv[_2_]
Sky are changing everyone to Skyq and this should be done by 5 years or so. If a customer stops subscribing the Skyq box must be returned so a customer wont be able to put his SkyHD box back in as LNB is wideband - unless a hybrid LNB was fitted. In any case once everyone has Skyq, there will be no use for the SkyHD transponders so they will be turned off so you'll have to get a Humax(eg)box to...
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December 24th 17 11:23 AM
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OT Is it me? by Bill Wright[_3_]
Afflicted by post-procedure pain I tire of the gradually brightening ceiling and wearily put the telly on, at 7.50am, seeking diversion. BBC1 has a brown alpha-female (called 'nagger' apparently!) and a subservient white male wimp. They introduce a silly but seemingly harmless item about a dog that is pampered excessively. The dog's owners turn out to be two homosexuals. The next item is...
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December 24th 17 10:41 AM
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Amazon Fight Back by Yellow[_3_]
Heads up! Just turned on my Fire Stick to be asked if I want to install Firefox or Silk which would then allow me to continue to use youTube. I have gone for Firefox and it works lovely.
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December 23rd 17 10:08 PM
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Just Watched”Big Brave Bill Saves Christmas” (On YouTube) by Chris Holmes
Could it be our very own Bill Wright? I think the reference to Emley means it must be!
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December 22nd 17 11:46 AM
by Woody[_5_] Go to last post
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Win 10 by Chris Green
Bill Wright wrote: On 19/12/2017 09:26, Brian Gaff wrote: Really my head seems a very poor place to store passwords, or rather which password is for which service. I mean password, fred 1234 and forget-me-not and possibly pets names are not suitable passwords. Shame that. Brian
December 20th 17 10:56 AM
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University Challenge Vision too close by Phi
Wednesday BBC2 The camera view could only incorporate 3 members of each team at one time, the fourth person was out of shot. Strange
December 19th 17 04:49 PM
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Star Wars Rogue 1 - where is it showing on TV? by David[_14_]
I have been chasing my tail on t'Internet trying to track down where Rogue 1 is showing (if at all). I would have thought that with the new Star Wars release it would have been all over the place but I keep seeing references to it being on Netflix in July 2017 then nothing. The link for Netflix returns a 404. I realise that I can by the DVD but I would like to use an all inclusive service...
December 19th 17 01:05 PM
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Samsung Smart TVs and Android by David[_14_]
We have a UE22H5600AK Samsung TV. It is "smart" and has the multi-colour logo button on the remote control. Now you are supposed to be able to do all sorts of clever things like playing videos from your phone or tablet, and I am trying to do this but it isn't working very well. The Samsung app on the tablet can work as a remote control.
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December 19th 17 11:48 AM
by R. Mark Clayton[_2_] Go to last post
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phone scam involving television service by Clive Page[_4_]
We get junk calls on our landline every day or so. Mildly annoying but not yet enough to actually spend money on trying to thwart them. In the past they have usually been from "Microsoft Security Department" or else "BT broadband security" or something computer related. But for the last few weeks most calls have started by saying something like "It's about your television service - you are...
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December 19th 17 09:40 AM
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Strange BBC programming (for a change) by Davey
BBC1 is showing on Monday in the mid-afternoon slot, a new episode of Father Brown. It is marked as 1 of 10, and the title has not appeared before, as far as I can see. So far, so good. On Tuesday, there is another 1 of 10, but this time one that has been shown before. So what is coming on Wednesday? No Father Brown, but Raiders of the Lost Ark. Makes sense to somebody, I'm sure.
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December 19th 17 12:27 AM
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How things have changed by Bill Wright[_3_]
My friends in the aerial rigging trade are remarking on how slow it is. How things have changed! In the 70s everyone wanted to get a colour TV and many of them decided that the lead-up to Christmas would be the time. The rush started on October 22nd, which was the date when ITV used to crank up their Christmas promotion, and also the approximate date when the winter quarter started. So ITV...
December 18th 17 11:03 PM
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The latest TV con! by Peter Crosland
Claims to give cable TV for free in the UK. Oh yeah! http://thefoxinsider.com/page1/topgadgets/uk/tfi_uk1_tvf_gg/?c=477&key=5b40cc09da5f9f758b2c7b0bf12261cb&t=94e655045539d2d41749b84aac7c80de&creative=DUK -- Peter Crosland Reply address is valid
December 18th 17 07:44 PM
by Terry Casey[_2_] Go to last post
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A better YouTube receiver by TonyGamble
We are now spending more time watching YouTube than BBC or ITV. I can feed it to my Panasonic plasma with either my Humax HDR 1105 or my Amazon Firestick. The former is hard wired to by broadband and the Firestick relies on the WiFi from my router. First problem is that neither support HDCP 2.0 and that is what I need to rent an HDTV from YouTube. Second is that both suffer from delays when...
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December 16th 17 10:24 AM
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BBC Scotland - scope for confusion? by Scott[_2_]
I see that - subject to Ofcom consent - there is to be new BBC Scotland television channel. As far as I can see, it will be SD only and will take the position of BBC Four (channel 9 on Freeview). All the opt-outs on BBC Two will transfer to the new channel so in effect BBC Two Scotland will end, to be replaced by BBC Two England. BBC Two SD and BBC Two HD will be the same. 1. Will having a...
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December 15th 17 03:50 PM
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