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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Canoe » Thu Jan 17, 2013 9:39 am


Another claim (Gizmodo) was that he'd taken on a few other work-at-home developer jobs, and outsourced those to the same outfit... pulling in 300K, paying 50K to those doing the work.
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby FIGJAM » Thu Jan 17, 2013 10:04 am

Yup, and if he had done it all on a home server, he would'nt of got caught.

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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby BBadger » Thu Jan 17, 2013 6:50 pm

Canoe wrote:

Another claim (Gizmodo) was that he'd taken on a few other work-at-home developer jobs, and outsourced those to the same outfit... pulling in 300K, paying 50K to those doing the work.


I'm surprised they didn't promote him to the role of CEO to help them kill off more positions.
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby BBadger » Thu Jan 17, 2013 6:52 pm

BBadger wrote:
Canoe wrote:

Another claim (Gizmodo) was that he'd taken on a few other work-at-home developer jobs, and outsourced those to the same outfit... pulling in 300K, paying 50K to those doing the work.


I'm surprised they didn't promote him to the role of CEO to help them kill off more positions.


FIGJAM wrote:Yup, and if he had done it all on a home server, he would'nt of got caught.


You missed an opportunity to use a double-contraction: wouldn't've!
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Sunbeam56 » Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:02 am

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/1 ... s-headline

Woman smothers boyfriend with her large breasts.
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Roark » Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:14 am

I say it can't be done. Feel free to prove me wrong. All in the interest of science, of course! :mrgreen:
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby 9ah » Sat Jan 19, 2013 6:31 pm

Apparently middle class is $80-234k in Manhattan... That's news to me!

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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Simon of the Playa » Sat Jan 19, 2013 7:48 pm

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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Canoe » Sun Jan 20, 2013 4:22 am

"Steampunk! Introducing Britain's latest fashion craze"
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Sun Jan 20, 2013 8:48 am

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-575648 ... picks=true


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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Simon of the Playa » Mon Jan 21, 2013 5:35 pm

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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Canoe » Tue Jan 22, 2013 7:06 am

Irish County Council Votes To Issue Drunk Driving Permits To Rural Citizens
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Simon of the Playa » Tue Jan 22, 2013 7:22 am

Rochester NY....Dead Last in the country, even worse than detroit and washington DC public school systems.

we graduate 9% of our black males through High School.

9 fucking percent.



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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Roberto Dobbisano » Tue Jan 22, 2013 9:34 am

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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:25 am

Simon of the Playa wrote:Rochester NY....Dead Last in the country, even worse than detroit and washington DC public school systems.

we graduate 9% of our black males through High School.

9 fucking percent.



you cannot solve this problem unless you solve the underlying ills.

What a fucking mess...
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Elliot » Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:38 pm

Since I grew up in Norway and love goat cheese....

Maybe an idea for the next Norwegian CORE Burn? (Kidding.)

27 tons of goat cheese on fire for four days!
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Canoe » Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:46 pm

I can't find verification on this one...

Drunk Guy Gets Frostbite On His Junk... After Trying To Have Sex With A Snowman
Habitual drunkard was found half-naked and screaming in agony next to the remains of the five-foot snow sculpture.
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Sunbeam56 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 6:40 am

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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Sunbeam56 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:58 pm

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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Jan 23, 2013 7:52 pm

If that goat had been caught having sex with a man, it would have been executed.


This is the middle ages, isn't it?
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Roark » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:17 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:If that goat had been caught having sex with a man, it would have been executed.


Naw. They'd just give it its own YouTube channel or a pay-per-view website. :mrgreen:
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Jan 23, 2013 9:19 pm

Build a snowman, there chaps, 'twill help stop the flooding, eh wot?
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Jan 23, 2013 9:41 pm

It's Fox, so it must be true.

A professor of genetics at Harvard’s Medical School believes he’s capable of bringing the long-extinct Neanderthal back to life -- all he’s lacking is the right mother.

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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Canoe » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:30 pm

Ugly Dougly wrote:...all he’s lacking is the right mother....

He's calling the report “entirely untrue” and suggesting the confusion comes from a poor translation of something he told Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine. “The real story here is how these stories have percolated and changed in different ways... I’m sure we’ll get it sorted out eventually.” “I’m certainly not advocating it…I’m saying, if it is technically possible someday, we need to start talking about it today,”

But that story doesn't sell as well as the first report...
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Canoe » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:55 pm

Burglar was caught after breaking into a flat - he was wearing an electronic anti-crime tag that recorded his movements.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... -flat.html
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby aserendipity » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:57 pm

Harvard and Genetics ?
of course it's true
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Canoe » Thu Jan 24, 2013 10:37 am

policeman from Brasil gives an interview and saying one of the criminals name was Davidson, Harley, due to hat left at scene...
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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu Jan 24, 2013 10:56 am

Norway goat cheese fire closes tunnel:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-21141244
About 27 tonnes of caramelised brown goat cheese - a delicacy known as Brunost - caught light as it was being driven through the Brattli Tunnel at Tysfjord, northern Norway, last week. The fire raged for five days and smouldering toxic gases were slowing the recovery operation, officials said.


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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby aserendipity » Thu Jan 24, 2013 1:49 pm

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Re: "It's news to me!"

Postby FIGJAM » Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:16 am

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