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Forum: Business Bytes 01 June 2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,113
Posted By Troberg
This is not going to work. Several reasons: ...

This is not going to work. Several reasons:

* How do you evacuate 1400 people quickly when they are that high up?

* The driver will have little or no vision around it, making it a very...
Forum: Rantidote 06 May 2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 95,902
Posted By Troberg
The good: We have wonderful weather, and I was...

The good: We have wonderful weather, and I was going to go the first round of frisbee golf this year.

The bad: Some bastard has stolen the #5 basket. Just to be clear, these baskets are big, heavy...
Forum: Amusement Bark 03 March 2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,204
Posted By Troberg
My main concern is not the casting, it's that the...

My main concern is not the casting, it's that the books are mostly very sloppy writing. Sure, King is good with words, but he is not as good at weaving a tight story. I read the series about a year...
Forum: Moot Court 26 February 2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,507
Posted By Troberg
Can someone explain what the difference is...

Can someone explain what the difference is between these videos and all those movies that are "based on a true story" when they obviously aren't?
Forum: Soapbox Derby 31 January 2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,285
Posted By Troberg
This is a really scary development. We currently...

This is a really scary development. We currently have a nazi party in the parliament, with 13% of the votes, and instead of fighting them, the other parties try to win back the votes by accommodating...
Forum: Techno-Babble 21 January 2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,616
Posted By Troberg
I actually did that last weekend (we had -30...

I actually did that last weekend (we had -30 degrees C). It worked so-so. If you blow the bubbles using your breath, it didn't work, but if you waved the bubble thingy around, so they got filled with...
Forum: Techno-Babble 20 January 2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 23,098
Posted By Troberg
One must also remember that, for many, switching...

One must also remember that, for many, switching OS isn't as easy as simple installing something else.

Most organizations have a lot of special solutions, built for their specific environment....
Forum: Techno-Babble 20 January 2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 23,098
Posted By Troberg
It's an Android version that's actually made for...

It's an Android version that's actually made for the desktop. So, it has a start menu, task bar, programs opens in resizable windows, preemptive multitasking and so on. Basically, it's like KDE or...
Forum: Techno-Babble 19 January 2016, 07:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 23,098
Posted By Troberg
Well, at least in an open source OS like Linux,...

Well, at least in an open source OS like Linux, it can't be done without people knowing about it.



A monitoring tool, unless it's in a separate box on the network, can't be trusted if the OS...
Forum: Techno-Babble 18 January 2016, 06:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 23,098
Posted By Troberg
Well, the onew we know about can be turned off,...

Well, the onew we know about can be turned off, but the rest?

Also, why are they on by default?

I'll probably switch to a Linux and Remix OS when Windows is no longer a viable option for my...
Forum: Amusement Bark 15 January 2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,236
Posted By Troberg
This made me very sad. He was a truly excellent...

This made me very sad. He was a truly excellent actor, I loved him in Closet Land and Michael Collins, roles that people seldom mention, but he was great in all roles he did.



A bit like the...
Forum: Weird News 14 January 2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,039
Posted By Troberg
Knife play and blood drinking is not an uncommon...

Knife play and blood drinking is not an uncommon (as such things go) fetish. Probably on a similar scale as wet sex, gas masks, adult diapers and so on.

Not my cup of tea, but, YKINMKBYKIOK.
Forum: Social Studies 12 January 2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,988
Posted By Troberg
Probably wouldn't have changed much. The tensions...

Probably wouldn't have changed much. The tensions where high, everyone was loaded and had their finger on the trigger. War was expected. If that excuse hadn't come along, something else would.
Forum: Techno-Babble 12 January 2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 19,299
Posted By Troberg
If they can just get the price down, it's good....

If they can just get the price down, it's good. The price is the major hurdle for me with the new "green" lights. I live in a town with two big, power hungry industries. This means that the mains...
Forum: Techno-Babble 11 January 2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,866
Posted By Troberg
I've had virus infection attempts twice through...

I've had virus infection attempts twice through ads, both from one of the major newspaper sites in Sweden.
Forum: Amusement Bark 11 January 2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,071
Posted By Troberg
Probably an attempt to widen the customer base on...

Probably an attempt to widen the customer base on the vibrating egg that vibrates to the beat of the music. If you are sending the music to the egg anyway, it's trival to replace the vibrator motor...
Forum: Techno-Babble 07 January 2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,866
Posted By Troberg
Yep, and I don't say that it's not blown out of...

Yep, and I don't say that it's not blown out of proportions, but even if it is, even one of those items, even in a mild version, is on the unforgivable level, something that should never happen. They...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 07 January 2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 50,084
Posted By Troberg
While it's a clumsy statement, it is not...

While it's a clumsy statement, it is not completely without merits.

I don't say that women has the responsibility to avoid being raped, or that those who "behave wrongly" deserve to be raped. Rape...
Forum: SLC 07 January 2016, 07:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,938
Posted By Troberg
Borlänge, Sweden Good: There are some nice...

Borlänge, Sweden

Good: There are some nice people here, the summers are wonderful and I love my house. Reasonable distances to larget towns. They do a lot for youth activities (it's not a...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 05 January 2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 159,609
Posted By Troberg
I must say that I don't understand the level of...

I must say that I don't understand the level of resentment against Bundy and his militia.

He thinks that he and his friends are not given the protection of the law that they are entitled to, and...
Forum: Techno-Babble 05 January 2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,866
Posted By Troberg
The big showstopper for me is that Windows 10 has...

The big showstopper for me is that Windows 10 has some serious security concerns. We don't know what it reports back to MS, we know it has a tendency to force choices/updates on the user.

We do...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 29 December 2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,210
Posted By Troberg
Don't worry, Godzilla will defeat it (and level...

Don't worry, Godzilla will defeat it (and level most of Tokyo in the process).
Forum: Amusement Bark 29 December 2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 87,043
Posted By Troberg
I'm still hooked on Battlefield 4. It was good a...

I'm still hooked on Battlefield 4. It was good a year ago, but it's getting better and better with each update.



You'll like Kerbal Space Program, it's a wonderful game, and great education as...
Forum: Police Blotter 22 December 2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,102
Posted By Troberg
Well, it could refer to future trials in this...

Well, it could refer to future trials in this case.
Forum: Techno-Babble 21 December 2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,602
Posted By Troberg
At the risk of beating my own drum, have a look...

At the risk of beating my own drum, have a look at JukeDroid, which I've made.

Description (from Google Play):



As I don't know why you can't play some of your media files, I can't guarantee...
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