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Forum: The lounge 3 Minutes Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 122
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Clearing RAM app.............

I can empathise with your comments about Sys Admin! :D

To be fair, Windows has become much slimmer and fitter in recent years, with W10 being extremely fast and agile. 'Streamlined like a...
Forum: The lounge 1 Hour Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 122
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Clearing RAM app.............

Let me clear up two matters here.

Early versions of Windows (Windows 3, 3.1 etc.) had very poor memory management. To make things worse, many apps in those days were TSR (terminate and stay...
Forum: The lounge 11 Hours Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,447
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Age-Related Difficulties

I can understand the concept from an accounting point of view, but employees lose any feeling of ownership of budgets and just spend money like water.
Forum: The lounge 12 Hours Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 122
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Clearing RAM app.............

You need an SSD. Virtual memory is written to and read from the hard disk, which takes a long time if you have a spinning disk. An SSD will speed up that process 100 fold for very little cost....
Forum: The lounge 16 Hours Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,447
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Age-Related Difficulties

I worked for a large corporate that did just that, and it was a recipe for waste and profligacy. We all worked for the same company but all too often I heard people say 'oh that's OK; XXXX Division...
Forum: The lounge 18 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 155
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Latest Scam

In that case there may be a Wayleave arrangement, but in return you have to allow access for maintenance or repair, and cannot build over it.
Forum: The lounge 20 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 155
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Latest Scam

Probably, if it isn't serving your property directly.
Forum: The lounge 20 Hours Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,447
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Age-Related Difficulties

Well how about this for money wasting:

There is a legal requirement for road signs within Wales to appear in both English and Welsh. In this case the officials of the Highways department emailed...
Forum: The lounge 21 Hours Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,447
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Age-Related Difficulties

Yes, I forgot to mention that system, which seems such a bizarre way of setting budgets in government departments. Who on earth dreamt up that I idea I wonder?

As far as I know there are no...
Forum: The lounge 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 85
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: How do I stop myself?

Only two things are inevitable in this life Mark: Death and taxes! *yes
Forum: The lounge 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 85
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: How do I stop myself?

You could take an OM4Ti with motor winder and some rolls of HP5! :)
Forum: The lounge 22 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 120
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: It's a strange world

It could be worse. No matter where I park in the B&Q car park I usually come back to find a bunch of hairy arsed builders have parked their flat bed Transit 6" away from my car, have covered it with...
Forum: Nostalgia Nexus - early and pre-digital discussion 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 195
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Want to shoot film but think there's not much choice? ...

Why do we still have horses in a world dominated by private motor cars?

If you are talking 35 mm I kind of agree, but medium format opens up a whole new world of creative possibilities and...
Forum: The lounge 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 120
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: It's a strange world

Or more likely dented by the doors of adjacent cars.
Forum: The lounge 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 155
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Latest Scam

Yes!

If you have power lines running over or under your land (except to your property) you will receive a Wayleave payment.

The Rectory in this village has an 11 kV cable running underneath...
Forum: The lounge 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 120
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: It's a strange world

The salesmen/women never, ever mention that you will never find anywhere to park your new car either. :rolleyes:
Forum: The lounge 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,447
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Age-Related Difficulties

Lack of common sense is one problem, but party politics are a much bigger problem. Collectively our politicians have succeeded in turning health, social care, education and defence into political...
Forum: The lounge 23 Hours Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,447
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Age-Related Difficulties

Likewise 'Police Intelligence' and especially 'American Intelligence'. :rolleyes:
Forum: The lounge 1 Day Ago
Replies: 58
Views: 1,447
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Age-Related Difficulties

I seem to remember government cost cutting was supposed to focus minds on improving efficiency and delivering best value in the NHS, education and local government, etc.

Unfortunately those...
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 681
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: A dog is for life, not just for Brexit.

Well they have so much on display it is easy to miss things. And unlike a cerTain other supermarket Sainsbury's (and Waitrose) Deli counters are open every day, but that is another subject altogether.
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 681
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: A dog is for life, not just for Brexit.

Careful now. This is a family friendly forum. :D
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 681
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: A dog is for life, not just for Brexit.

Yes, exactly Jim (and Richard)!

I put this image on another forum a few months back but nobody there could work it out. :)

I should add; there are strict rules about the positioning of all...
Forum: The lounge 3 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 681
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: A dog is for life, not just for Brexit.

I used to write regularly for one of IPC's yachting magazines. The editorial team were very good at proof reading in those days so typos and poor grammar rarely got to the printed page, but the...
Forum: General photography discussion 4 Days Ago
Replies: 73
Views: 2,787
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: Photography in Public Places

The real issue here is "providing information recklessly and without knowledge of the truth" (knowing that another party will make a decision based on that information).

I am not sure whether this...
Forum: The lounge 4 Days Ago
Replies: 38
Views: 681
Posted By Naughty Nigel
Re: A dog is for life, not just for Brexit.

Like asking for Pease Pudding at the Deli counter in Sainsbury's Plymouth store. I thought they were going to call security! :D
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