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by lukey
Thu 13 Apr, 2017 10.18
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: iPhone 7 etc
Replies: 19
Views: 7329

Re: iPhone 7 etc

i've never really bothered experimenting with any software development with apple devices (you need a mac to do the build, even in visual studio)... but i assumed that ios apps were like android apps in that they are compiled to an abstract hardware agnostic intermediate byte code and then compiled...
by lukey
Tue 02 Aug, 2016 13.47
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Co-op Thread
Replies: 103
Views: 22589

Re: The Co-op Thread

This raid on a Co-op in Bucks has probably helped sort out some of the clashed branding.
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by lukey
Thu 05 Nov, 2015 12.06
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Baffling local news stories
Replies: 317
Views: 79871

Re: Baffling local news stories

Trying to decipher this bizarre rambling story has occupied too much of my morning, and I still have no idea - what. http://www.thecourier.co.uk/news/local/ ... t-1.908757
by lukey
Fri 03 Oct, 2014 17.26
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Windows 9 is now Windows 10
Replies: 201
Views: 34791

Re: Windows 9 is now Windows 10

Microsoft are not alone in skipping OS version numbers - skipping to 10 as if it has some kind of significance is a bit of an annoying trend triggered by MacOSX. What trend exactly - releasing OS X after Mac OS 9? God forbid me to defend WillPS, but I think he means that OSX made the "10" part "coo...
by lukey
Fri 03 Oct, 2014 09.52
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Windows 9 is now Windows 10
Replies: 201
Views: 34791

Re: Windows 9 is now Windows 10

WillPS wrote:Microsoft are not alone in skipping OS version numbers - skipping to 10 as if it has some kind of significance is a bit of an annoying trend triggered by MacOSX.
What trend exactly - releasing OS X after Mac OS 9?
by lukey
Wed 06 Aug, 2014 14.40
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: 2015 UK Election
Replies: 558
Views: 52633

Re: 2015 UK Election

ASO wrote:Miliband, Harman and Mr and Mrs Balls are perfectly good politicians.
srsly?
by lukey
Wed 06 Aug, 2014 11.26
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread
Replies: 1658
Views: 386801

Re: The Tesco & Other non-Morrisons Supermarket Thread

In my experience, if a chip can't be detected, there are capabilities for it to be put through manually using 'the old-fashioned' way. That includes on the Self Service tills. Whether it's actually done or not I'm not sure. International cards regularly don't have chips so automatically revert to s...
by lukey
Wed 30 Jul, 2014 19.50
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread
Replies: 1658
Views: 386801

Re: The Tesco & Other non-Morrisons Supermarket Thread

Morrisons - stalls for 10 seconds, asks to re-scan the last item, BSODs.
by lukey
Tue 24 Jun, 2014 14.43
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: TV Forum Watch News and Information Board
Replies: 8647
Views: 1026031

Re: TV Forum Watch News and Information Board

yawn, this is like tvf levels of boring.
by lukey
Sat 16 Nov, 2013 21.32
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: The Tesco & other non-Morrisons supermarket thread
Replies: 1658
Views: 386801

Re: The Tesco & Other non-Morrisons Supermarket Thread

Pete wrote:Are the discount brands making a subtle exit from Tesco? I am seeing less and less of them. In fact apart from the crisps and the... no it's genuinely only the crisps I remember seeing recently.
I bought their fake brand sundried tomatoes the other day.

That was interesting.
by lukey
Sat 19 Oct, 2013 18.34
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Yet another Morrisons thread
Replies: 1120
Views: 218555

Re: Yet another Morrisons thread

Also http://businesscasestudies.co.uk/safeway/making-shopping-easier/the-customer-offer.html#axzz2i7m2jhGa For some reason, as a kid I had a "When Harry Met Molly" mug. Did this constitute a reward under ABC? Now I think about it, this is quite odd, because I don't remember the ad when Molly made t...