Viewing entries posted in April 2015

Re: A video tour of our woods

Posted by Adamx <bassspine-at-gmail.com> on 30 April 2015 | 0 Comments

On 30 April 2015 at 12:14, Sarah Walters <sarah-at-pragmasis.com> wrote:

> I know a lot of Ixies have already visited our woods, but last week I sho=
t
> a video of a tour around the woods so that people who haven't visited can
> see what it is like. And also why we don't have time to ride bikes these
> days :)
>

What a lovely place. Very nice to see it!

--=20
She who succeeds in gaining the mastery of the bicycle will gain the
mastery of life.
=E2=80=93 Frances E. Willard, How I Learned To Ride The Bicycle, 1895

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Re: This weeks cheap desktop?

Posted by Bruce Grove <bruce.grove-at-gmail.com> on 30 April 2015 | 0 Comments

On 30 April 2015 at 12:56, andy pugh <bodgesoc-at-gmail.com> wrote:

> In a typical Ixion answer I will suggest not replacing the PC and
> trying a free and beardy OS on the existing one.


>
A quick web search indicates that it would be possible to play
> Freecell on an iMac bought from John Lewis.
>
>
I just did a clean install on one of my Macbooks, was Mavericks, installed
Yosemite. <asplode>WTFUCKINGFUCKITYFUCK! It looks like "my first OS", or
worse, an iPad. WTF were they thinking, and for all the crap that people
give Microsoft, at least it's generally possible to do a reasonable
representation of past look and feel, but oh no, not with Apple.</asplode>

Seriously considering nuking it again and back to Mavericks.

Bruce


> --
> atp
> If you can't fix it, you don't own it.
> http://www.ifixit.com/Manifesto
>
>

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Re: Myers-Briggs meta analysis

Posted by Mike Fleming <mike-at-tauzero.co.uk> on 30 April 2015 | 0 Comments

Roger Collier <roger.collier-at-oracle.com> said:

> On 30/04/2015 14:46, mike wrote:
> > On 30 April 2015 at 12:16, Mike Fleming <mike-at-tauzero.co.uk> wrote:
> >
> >
> >> Is there a category that people who think it's equivalent to phrenology,
> >> palmistry, or astrology automatically get put into?
> >>
> >
> > If so, it's the one I'm in. This stuff is utter wank.
>
> You must be an ESFJ - they all think that!

Just checked, and I'm DBDG [1].

[1] the species classification at Sector General hospital

--
Smite the Unbeliever

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Re: Ad-hoc Survey: When did you last ride a motorcycle?

Posted by andy pugh <bodgesoc-at-gmail.com> on 30 April 2015 | 0 Comments

On 30 April 2015 at 15:06, Alice Thornley <alice.thornley-at-gmail.com> wrote:
> About 2 years ago, taking the crm for an mot before selling it. Sniff. ..

You need this, room for 2 small boys:
http://www.motomag.com/IMG/jpg/22-Neracar-side-2.jpg

And that one has almost no risk of any performance at all. 2.25hp and
a sidecar...

--
atp
If you can't fix it, you don't own it.
http://www.ifixit.com/Manifesto

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Re: Ad-hoc Survey: When did you last ride a motorcycle?

Posted by Alice Thornley <alice.thornley-at-gmail.com> on 30 April 2015 | 0 Comments

About 2 years ago, taking the crm for an mot before selling it. Sniff. ..

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Re: Myers-Briggs meta analysis

Posted by Roger Collier <roger.collier-at-oracle.com> on 30 April 2015 | 0 Comments

On 30/04/2015 14:46, mike wrote:
> On 30 April 2015 at 12:16, Mike Fleming <mike-at-tauzero.co.uk> wrote:
>
>
>> Is there a category that people who think it's equivalent to phrenology,
>> palmistry, or astrology automatically get put into?
>>
>
> If so, it's the one I'm in. This stuff is utter wank.

You must be an ESFJ - they all think that!

Roger.

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Re: Myers-Briggs meta analysis

Posted by mike <mylovelyhorse-at-gmail.com> on 30 April 2015 | 0 Comments

On 30 April 2015 at 12:16, Mike Fleming <mike-at-tauzero.co.uk> wrote:


> Is there a category that people who think it's equivalent to phrenology,
> palmistry, or astrology automatically get put into?
>

If so, it's the one I'm in. This stuff is utter wank.

--
mike

... a state of suspended disaster ...

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Re: Myers-Briggs meta analysis

Posted by Gene Rankin <gene.rankin-at-gmail.com> on 30 April 2015 | 0 Comments

On Thu, Apr 30, 2015 at 4:25 AM, fizzy <fizzyorange-at-gmail.com> wrote:

> On 30 April 2015 at 10:14, Ben Darthjoy <ben.darthjoy-at-gmail.com> wrote:
> > fizzy wrote:
> >> Which site did you use?
> >
> > http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/jtypes2.asp
>
> Seems I'm an INTJ too. Who's have thought it?
>
>
=E2=80=8Bhmmmm
=E2=80=8B ... I'm an ENTJ, with a mere 1% preference of E over I. Which so=
rta
explains why I enjoy MTR more than many of you lot.=E2=80=8B



--=20
"The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that,
you've
got it made." Groucho Marx said that.

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Re: Myers-Briggs meta analysis

Posted by Gene Rankin <gene.rankin-at-gmail.com> on 30 April 2015 | 0 Comments

On Thu, Apr 30, 2015 at 5:05 AM, Matthew Jones <m-at-badcrumble.net> wrote:

> On 30 April 2015 at 10:41, Ian Ellison <ian-at-ianellison.org.uk> wrote:
>
> > >> http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/jtypes2.asp
> >
> > > Seems I'm an INTJ too. Who's have thought it?
> >
> > Me three. :-)
> >
>
> +1, of course, being a programmer & engineer.
>
> But of course a true INTJ would actually want to be IJNT.
>
>
>
=E2=80=8BNot all of them are CDO, y'know. ;-)=E2=80=8B




--=20
"The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that,
you've
got it made." Groucho Marx said that.

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Re: Myers-Briggs meta analysis

Posted by andy pugh <bodgesoc-at-gmail.com> on 30 April 2015 | 0 Comments

On 30 April 2015 at 13:01, Roger Collier <roger.collier-at-oracle.com> wrote:
> I'm sure that certain aspects of one's personality will be found
> to correlate with the time of year one was born.

http://www.xkcd.com/1512/


--
atp
If you can't fix it, you don't own it.
http://www.ifixit.com/Manifesto

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