Re: Mardelle Peck Races At 68! - http://themotolady.com/mardell...
"Inspirational stuff; thanks." - martin english
Re: I’m an Anti-Braker - http://robertmoorejr.tumblr.com/post...
"Hey Robert, Your experience is common, an accident at an intersection, but you are missing the point. 90% of multi-vehicle motor car accidents occur at intersections (according to respected motoring enthusiast Jenny Mccarthy). The key to surviving these dangerous parts of our road networks is to reduce your exposure to them. Avoid intersections where possible. If you can't avoid them, drive through them AS FAST AS POSSIBLE, so as to escape the danger. Do not slow down, do not stop. hth" - martin english
Re: I’m an Anti-Braker - http://robertmoorejr.tumblr.com/post...
""I did anticipate every possible retort (and still expect a few) " Far be it from me to to disappoint you. The key word to the original post is BRAKE (plural BRAKES), not BREAK (plural BREAKS). I did consider that you (and everyone else who has been having this spelling problem) were involved in a subtle play on words, where the failure to BRAKE will cause your car to BREAK). Which is quite amusing, if true But I thought I'd have a bitch anyway :)" - martin english
Re: How to install OS X Yosemite in Virtualbox with Yosemite Zone - http://www.macbreaker.com/2015...
"You typed in /cd /.OSInstallSandboxPath/Scripts remove the slash before the cd command" - martin english
Re: How to install OS X Yosemite in Virtualbox with Yosemite Zone - http://www.macbreaker.com/2015...
"re Hanging at the hackintosh screen. I have an Intel i7, 8 GB, windows 8.1 and had the same problem. I fixed it by creating the VM, then a) closing Virtual Box b) running Command Prompt (as Administrator) c) running the VBoxManage modifyvm OSX_10.10 --cpuidset command d) restarting VirtualBox Looks like the commandline (VBoxManager) and the GUI don't play together well :) hth" - martin english
Re: How to install OS X Yosemite in Virtualbox with Yosemite Zone - http://www.macbreaker.com/2015...
"Running Virtualbox 4.3.20, with matching Virtualbox Extension pack. I have a late model i7 laptop, so I thought I'd try the VBoxManage command. C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox>VBoxManage modifyvm OSX_Yosemite -cpuidset 00 000001 000306a9 00020800 80000201 178bfbff Oracle VM VirtualBox Command Line Management Interface Version 4.3.20 (C) 2005-2014 Oracle Corporation All rights reserved. Usage: VBoxManage modifyvm <uuid|vmname> [--name <name>] [--groups <group>, ...] [--description <desc>] [--ostype <ostype>] [--iconfile <filename>] [--memory <memorysize in="" mb="">] [--pagefusion on|off] [--vram <vramsize in="" mb="">] [--acpi on|off] [--pciattach 03:04.0] [--pciattach 03:04.0@02:01.0] [--pcidetach 03:04.0] [--ioapic on|off] [--hpet on|off] [--triplefaultreset on|off] [--hwvirtex on|off] [--nestedpaging on|off] [--largepages on|off] [--vtxvpid on|off] [--vtxux on|off] [--pae on|off] [--longmode on|off] [--synthcpu on|off] [--cpuidset <leaf> <eax> <ebx> <ecx> <edx>] [--cpuidremove..." - martin english
Re: Backyard build: Dave Lehl’s Honda CB550 - http://www.bikeexif.com/1978-ho...
"Given what the article says about photography, I expected better. Certainly, it could have been lit better. As for the bike itself, what I could see looked good." - martin english
"What is this Sunday Slide of which you speak ? Curious, of Wollongong" - martin english
Re: DualSporty Go Boom - http://themotolady.com/dual-sp...
"I love the passion of custom bike builders - mainly because I wish i could do what they do :). I've saved this post under "Motorcycle Inspiration"" - martin english
Re: Samsung begins pushing Android 4.4 out to Galaxy S4 handsets - http://ausdroid.net/2014...
"S4 on Virgin Mobile, got the update late Monday night." - martin english
"A great example of how to building and managing a global community that know enough about an organisation and it's products to call the company out on their mistakes - whether those mistakes be technology, business strategy, market b/s, or anything in between - but also with the passion to suggest useful viable alternatives. t would have been very easy for a traditional company like SAP to attempt to use this program as another marketing channel, but they are using it to listen. An extremely useful lesson for many other organisations, whether they're IT focused or not." - martin english
Re: This Is What Tech’s Gender Gap Really Looks Like - http://www.wired.com?p=1091001...
"Rear Admiral Grace Hopper, USN. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G... Read, Learn." - martin english
Re: This Is What Tech’s Gender Gap Really Looks Like - http://www.wired.com?p=1091001...
"Tracheal, "By yes yessing like baboons in heat, women intentionally provoke male lust so as to be able to say no no" Seriously, mate, do you have that little control over yourself ? Or are you generalizing on behalf of all men ? I am male, and your are embarrassing me. You DO NOT speak for me. thanks" - martin english
Re: This Is What Tech’s Gender Gap Really Looks Like - http://www.wired.com?p=1091001...
"Tracheal, Your language ("Twisted feminist Sisters", "foolish feminist women play the vile feminist game") here and elsewhere in this discussion suggests your mind is already made up, that you have decided that you are right and anyone who disagrees with you is wrong. I'd like you to read the following link (which comes from someone who quite literally went to bed hungry more than once in his youth). It's about how life plays out for various people who have been given more or less opportunities in life, purely because of who their parents were or where they were born. http://whatever.scalzi.com/201... hth" - martin english
Re: Top 5 2-stroke motorcycles - http://www.bikeexif.com/2-strok...
""Two strokes are like Crazy Ex-Girlfriends, Their appeal improves with the passage of time." My mid-life crisis was an ex-race RZ500, minimal wiring, Warren Willing pipes. Bought it at the start of of my 40th summer, but parked it after nearly arsing it SO MANY times in the rain in the following winte (Yes, I tried the Corsby trick of riding one gear - in my case two - higher than normal, but it was a mean little thing). However, dropping from 4th into the powerband in 3rd and getting a wheel stand as long as I wanted whenever I wanted to (just a matter of getting the revs and timing right) will always stick with me :)" - martin english
Re: Singapore Is Cutting Airport Delays with a SimCity-esque Solution - http://www.wired.com?p=1094421...
"Garbage. Quite literally, garbage. http://www.enn.com/ecosystems/..." - martin english
Re: Let's Try One More Time to Explain How Climate Change Works to Donald Trump - http://thewire.com/politic...
""Summer began on December 21, the same day our winter began." You have confused solstice and equinox." - martin english
Re: It’s Not Surprising Two Harrier Jets Have Crashed in the Past Month - http://www.wired.com?p=1054891...
"video is a reference to C130 carrier landings, not A10. At first glance, I agree the A10 would need takeoff / landing assistance on a carrier." - martin english
Re: It’s Not Surprising Two Harrier Jets Have Crashed in the Past Month - http://www.wired.com?p=1054891...
"See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v... No Arrester Wires needed, to land with a 30,000lb payload. No catapault needed for takeoff." - martin english
Re: European utility says wind now cheapest form of generation - http://reneweconomy.com.au/2014...
""Neto admits that the short term outlook in Europe remains challenging because there remains a perception" a perception of what ? I assume it's something to do with cost....." - martin english
Re: What a piece of work is Mann! - http://www.skepticink.com/prussia...
"The ranking of EGU awards from highest to lowest are: Union medals Union Awards Divisional Medals Divisional Awards Union Assembly Awards see http://www.egu.eu/awards-medal... The Hans Oeschger Medal is a Divisional medal, awarded by the Climate Division of the EGU. Mr Mann won his in 2012 - see http://www.egu.eu/awards-medal... To paraphrase Monty Python, what has he done lately ?" - martin english
Re: West America: A Motorcycle Adventure - http://www.bikeexif.com/adventu...
"FYA: Cycle South is available on youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?..." - martin english
Re: Take That tax row: issue avoidance | British politics | Economy | spiked - http://www.spiked-online.com/newsite...
""Of course I am minimising my tax, and if anybody in this country doesn't minimise their tax, they want their heads read... because as a government I can tell you you're not spending it that well that we should be donating extra." K Packer, as witness to an Australian Federal House of Representatives select committee enquiry in 1991." - martin english
Re: All eyes on Pitch Drop Experiment - http://www.thesaturdaypaper.com.au/2014...
"Given that we know what is going to happen, shouldn't this be called the Pitch Drop Demonstration ?" - martin english
Re: HCV’s old school bobber - http://www.bikeexif.com/old-sch...
"FYA: Drum Brakes (especially double leading shoes) can easily be more effective than disk brakes; more swept area for a start. The advantage disk brakes have is they are much lighter, therefore reducing unsprung weight." - martin english
Re: The big list of female programmers in Australia - http://pollenizer.com/austral...
"Bronwen I just caught up with the story about @nrrrdcore and GitHub - http://techcrunch.com/2014/03/... - I predominantly work with enterprise software (suites like SAP, Success factors etc) and I've never seen or heard of the harassment, let alone at the levels I hear coming out of Silicon Valley; On an apparently different subject altogether, I don't recognize any names in the list above, but then you haven't included (sounds like no one in your audience knew her to nominated her) @jocdart (author and business process expert from sap.com.au).... I'm not sure what the juxtaposition suggests; There is a cultural divide between our respective working environments (business values / personal values / tolerance for 'others'), but are the women who succeed in 'Enterprise Software' treated better than in other IT environments ? Is it a case of harder to get there, but better treatment when you do get there ? or am I just assuming harrassment isn't occurring because I don't see it ? HTH" - martin english
Re: The big list of female programmers in Australia - http://pollenizer.com/austral...
"Bronwen I just caught up with the story about @nrrrdcore and GitHub - http://techcrunch.com/2014/03/... - I predominantly work with enterprise software (suites like SAP, Success factors etc) and I've never seen or heard of the harassment, let alone at the levels I hear coming out of Silicon Valley; On an apparently different subject altogether, I don't recognize any names in the list above, but then you haven't included (sounds like no one in your audience knew her to nominated her) @jocdart (author and business process expert from sap.com.au).... I'm not sure what the juxtaposition suggests; There is a cultural divide between our respective working environments (business values / personal values / tolerance for 'others'), but are the women who succeed in 'Enterprise Software' treated better than in other IT environments ? Is it a case of harder to get there, but better treatment when you do get there ? or am I just assuming harrassment isn't occurring because I don't see it ? HTH" - martin english
Re: Yamaha SR400 – Gasoline Custom Motorcycles - http://www.pipeburn.com/home...
"If you want to register it in New South Wales, Australia... IF (and it is a matter of taste) you want to have only one gauge, then it has to be the speedo." - martin english
Re: Let's Try One More Time to Explain How Climate Change Works to Donald Trump - http://thewire.com/politic...
"Lets talk about science....You make a hypothesis, make some predictions based on the hypothesis, then compare your predictions to your observations. If they don't match, you change your hypothesis THIS is my major gripe with global warming "science". The predictions from ten, fifteen years ago have not occurred. We haven't had the Himalayas melting. We haven't had islands sinking into the sea. We ARE releasing more CO2 into the atmosphere, but it is not having the effect that was predicted. In other words, the models (and those who staked their professional careers on these models) are wrong. and, BTW, as for it being winter... It's the middle of summer in Antartica !!!" - martin english
Re: Blerch cosplay at New York Comic Con today - The Oatmeal - http://theoatmeal.com/blog...
"Obviously, Moon Beam is single. just sayin." - martin english
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