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Herbie Smith Dr Herbie Not dead yet.
  • what is significant about Mars?

    Underground cities teaming with little green men?


  • Live.com I made the switch!

    Unfortunately, I keep mis-typeing it as lice.com, which is a page about ... um ... lice.

    I don't mis-type google.com -- maybe it's subconcious.


    EDIT:  Google also has a dedicated UK page (google.co.uk) where I can limit searches to just the UK from the start.  Live.com doesn't have this (there is no live.co.uk and live.com only allows me to set the UK only filter after the first search.

  • What's your Personal DNA type?

    Massif wrote:
    Dr Herbie wrote: Well, it seams I am a god-like genius who should be obeyed at all times and have his every whim served.

    Ok, not really. I'm a Considerate Thinker


    Good, because I'd expect better spelling from a god-like genius.

    Um, my mind is on a higher plane?


  • What's your Personal DNA type?

    Well, it seams I am a god-like genius who should be obeyed at all times and have his every whim served.

    Ok, not really. I'm a Considerate Thinker


  • c9 canucks: what do you think of dion?

    TommyCarlier wrote:
    I don't know about Stephan, but when I was reading the title, I thought you were gonna ask our opinion on Celine Dion.

    Or Sealion Dion as she's known in these parts.


  • Cold fingers @ Work: The Solution!

    jsampsonPC wrote:
    I'm sitting here at work and shifting one hand for the other from time to time. Putting one hand beneath my thigh, trying to keep my fingers warm. Today is a cold day!

    I was just thinking, it would be awesome if a small little heated coil with a small fan infront of it could be placed behind your keyboard, and elevated to blow warm air directly onto the top of your keyboard, and fingers.

    Wouldn't that be a cool invention?

    OK, so they're for the ladies, but maybe no-one would see?


  • What team do you support?

    I refuse to answer because when I was at school people would ask you what team you supported and if you gave the wrong answer they would beat the crap out of you.


  • What would you do...

    leeappdalecom wrote:
    I may like my premium larger but on a work day 11.55 am is way to early to be drinking even for me!

    So what is it then? Mild Carbon Monoxide poisoning?


  • Last post, bye bye Channel 9...

    eagle wrote:
    Darbacour didn’t meet-up with any resistance and he appeared to be very familiar with things around here.

    Isn't it normal etiquette to lurk for a while to get the feel of a community before launching in there with posts?  It's what I've always done.

    eagle wrote:
    There are thousands of C9 User Names that were used just for a day either to start a thread or back up some little tuff guy.

    That's true, but I don't think Darbacour is one of those.  I googled Darbacour and found a trail on various game forums that matched the poster here on C9, so I don't think she's a deliberate troll, just not the type to hide her strong opinions.

    If you check Doomer's profile you'll see he had a previous issue with what he perceived as 'anti-google' opinions on C9. I think it's more Doomers problem that a C9 problem.

    Sad to see someone leave, but C9 is not to everyone's tasted (hard to believe, I know).


  • Slightly depressing day.

    I guess it's the home versus work markets. 
    Home users will like Macs because they appear to be easier to user (I haven't used a Mac since 1988, so I'm somewhat out of date). Frankly, if my mother came to me to ask what computer to buy, I'd probably tell her to get a Mac.
    Business, on the other hand, uses Windows.  They won't change because it would cost too much. They've already invested a lot of infrastructure and training.  MS would have to screw-up Windows very badly to make business change.

    If Macs got very popular, MS would start shipping more apps for them.  I'd be happy to write Mac code if MS made a version of Visual Studio for OS X Big Smile