Guardian


#744

preferred his earlier work


#745

wots all this then


#746

If you have to spend around 150-200 words explaining your cartoon to people who are broadly on your own side, then it’s probably best not to put it out there.


#747

does seem sketchy doesn’t it, soon as i saw the oven (or fireplace, either way) i winced.


#748

used to find Doonesbury easier to understand than his cartoons


#749

Steve Bell is unremittingly shit. Good day to you, sir.


#750


#751

After an article called “Leave those kids alone: ‘helicopter parenting’ linked to behavioural problems”


#752

This article’s author seems to think a network switch is like a light switch or something:


#753

To be honest I’m more hacked off with this from Visa

But in this instance the failsafe failed.

The whole point of failsafes is that they are safe when they fail.


#754

I once lost my entire server estate, which was supposed to be failsafed by being hosted in two separate locations, because someone plugged one network cable somewhere they shouldn’t have. Took our hosting company, network provider and parent company’s infrastructure management a whole day to figure out.


#755

Which Disser is “Alex Hern” then?


#756

He is pals with quite a few current or ex-DiSers.


#757

We’ve not had that thread for a while actually and holiday season is coming…


#758

This article on child enslaving evil game Fortnite is amongst the worst things I’ve ever read:

Tl;dr - Guardian writer is asked to play Fortnite for a week, doesn’t understand technology, never ends up playing Fortnite at all. It’s basically a 700 word excuse for not completing an assignment.


#759

Hate when they do articles like this, and don’t open the comments.


#760

was aghast at how “will this do?” this was

surely any editor in their right mind would have said “take another 7 days and actually play the game please”


#761

“I would have played it but I was in a cinema listening to techno when the guy I got to bring me an xbox turned up at my house.”

Oh well that’s ok then.


#762

freelance

Unemployed. Say unemployed.


#763

“We could extend it and call it a Fortnight of Fortnite, couldn’t we Bridgit?”
“Brigid”
“Whatevs…”