I have no discount codes, but communityfibre.co.uk/ if they'll serve your place or hyperoptic.com/ nearly as good but cover a bigger area, even outside London.

It’s 2020 and this Windows icon is referencing three dead technologies: CRT monitors, CD-ROMs and packaged software.

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@QueenOfSwords Some kind of temporary glitch with Firefox probably then. No idea what. Glad it's gone away.

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@QueenOfSwords You know if you're pressing buttons on a phone or a laptop?

I mean, boing.world is a website basically. So your web-browser, be it a phone's web-browser or a computer's web-browser, it the thing mostly responsible for letting you type words.

It does do some fancy stuff on top of that for auto-complete of names and emojii and things, but mostly the typing is what your web-browser on your phone or computer is doing.

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Not sure what you mean by "this platform". iPhone? Android? Windows? Mac? Chrome? Firefox? Safari? Edge? Internet Explorer?

Did you install as a progressive-app onto a phone homepage? Bookmark on a laptop?

I've done all those things without issue. Are you using some weird keyboard-plugin on a phone? I do.

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@QueenOfSwords @TheoEsc

You can still vote to amend a thing you voted against the first-reading off though. It's not like having some amendments ready is a reason to abstain rather than reject.

I don't really get why you'd whip to abstain rather than just not whipping at all, knowing that it would cause this kind of friction.

I don't really get why you would ever whip to abstain to be honest. Seems pointlessly authoritarian.

I'm glad we have a compromise-party, but it's never likely to be a place I'd put my flag.

I just hope they will compromise on making all votes matter and joining some kind of PR coalition, so that there's place for the righteous principles to the wind party too. That's where my voice will be, how much power it has may depend on our electoral system.

Managed to get all the monitors onto 1080p again by swapping them around.

Now the wrong monitor shows a display during the boot-up before the display-servers start and swap them back through configuration, but I can live with that.

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Aw fuck. Seem to have had a power-cut during the night and now one of my monitors refuses to go above 1440x990 pixels.

Whichever computer I plug into it.

Bah. No idea how to fix this now.

Why on earth would a power-cut cause a monitor to mis-report it's available resolutions? It won't even turned on during the power outage ffs.




It doesn't matter what it is you do for a living if it's only half the week.

Even a 4-day week is an incredible difference.

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You can see where they're heading when they whip their MPs to abstain on a bill putting soldiers above the law, and then sack front-benchers for defying that whip to, you know, actually oppose government.

Soon, when current bills are passed, in the UK nobody is above the law.

Unless they are:
* MI5 Agent
* Soldier
* Government Minister

Remember when Labour used to oppose that kind of thing instead of sacking shadow ministers for opposing it?

@TheoEsc Don't forget the War-Pope between 8 and 9 when he didn't want to take on the name.

The Johnson Five's new song.

Don't blame it on the Sun's Trots,
Don't blame it on the Moonshots,
Don't blame it on the Weeks Lost,
Blame it on the public.


The engines fire! And the landing gear works, and the internal doors, and the exit-ramp.

If you can do that thing where you uncross your eyes and stare through the screen then here's a 3d picture for you.

@jimgon @rook It stores a history, but pretty sure it doesn't share that history off-machine unless you ask.

Weird bug too. I guess the key combination might be something like CTRL-h for history, then CTRL-a to select all, then return to open them all?

Nearly crashed it myself pressing CTRL-a there. I have a lot of history. It froze while it selected everything.

Been actually making a starship for my VR starship project for a change. That's nice.

Here's the two aliens in their observer-pod orbiting the earth. They will star in a short film soon.

Spending the weekend building a VR space-ship. Waiting while it does textue-baking and things quite a lot so practicing with the loop-pedal.

IE: Spending a weekend mostly dancing about singing in my PJs. Hope the neighbours don't mind.

I had no idea what the lyrics to this old "Cud" song could possibly mean when I first heard them. And then years later I found "Bob" and it all made sense.

I also like the line "It seems the time I've spent with you would have been better employed, and all of my life shared with you was totally a void."


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