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  1. Be a right PITA if the person double parking you...

    Be a right PITA if the person double parking you got clamped though, they wouldn't be even able to get out of the way when they got back :)

    I was in Sheffield on Sunday, thought this thread was...
  2. BBC linkage...

    BBC linkage
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    The std namespace has lots of stuff in it and by...

    The std namespace has lots of stuff in it and by using namespace std you're reasonably likely to get a namespace collision.

    For example, the std namespace has something in it called 'count', which...
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    If you want to learn C++, don't learn C first. ...

    If you want to learn C++, don't learn C first.

    The main reasons for this are

    C++ has easier to use memory allocation and file I/O. If it turns out you need to use the C versions, its far...
  5. Aria...

    Aria have a Sony DRU500AX that claims to be a DVD+/-R/RW do everything doodah... is that the one you were after?
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    Thats a hilarious thread, but the Evil Blimp ...

    Thats a hilarious thread, but the Evil Blimp
    (http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/showthread.php?threadid=160851&perpage=50&pagenumber=1) thread linked off it is superb too :)

    [EDIT] URL tag...
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    Lurk off.... Theres been one here for years:)...

    Lurk off....

    Theres been one here for years:)
    TPS

    Sadly very few people are aware of it though


    Lurk on....
  8. I used to be a developer on UnrealFortress... ...

    I used to be a developer on UnrealFortress...

    I used to be a reasonable Medic and a fairly spammy Demo at TFC too, maybe I should try an fps again :)
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    I'm not convinced by the tactics either, but a...

    I'm not convinced by the tactics either, but a complete lack of effort by most of our big name players meant that tactics had little to do with the outcome of the match.

    When we should have been...
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    Add the word compulsory and I agree completely :)...

    Add the word compulsory and I agree completely :)

    The amount the British motorist pays on Road Tax and for petrol could ensure we have the best road system in the world.

    Sadly 'Road Tax' isn't...
  11. Thread: Skiiing advice

    by Raptor^
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    Make sure the place you're renting equipment from...

    Make sure the place you're renting equipment from knows you're a beginner. They should ask, but sometimes here in Europe they just assume eveyone knows what they're doing. That way they can setup...
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    British Rail provided a great service compared...

    British Rail provided a great service compared the mess we have today :P
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    Tescos! Yes really:D, over £100 cheaper than...

    Tescos!

    Yes really:D, over £100 cheaper than anyone else I could find...

    Tescos, Direct Line and the AA were the only 3 under £1000 too.

    Insurance is getting ridiculous though, got my own...
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    Thanks a lot for the help, I'll let you know how...

    Thanks a lot for the help, I'll let you know how I get on with the card in a better specc'ed machine here.
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    I'm not sure its vcache, my home machine that...

    I'm not sure its vcache, my home machine that dual boots 98 and 2k doesn't show a vast memory usage on bootup.

    Anyway, I can't go installing software on this demo machine anyway.

    The good news...
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    Hmm that didn't really help. It now speeds...

    Hmm that didn't really help. It now speeds through the first 55 frames really quickly, but still grinds to a halt after that.

    I guess the system is just short on memory and decently performing...
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    Thanks a lot for the help and explanation, I've...

    Thanks a lot for the help and explanation, I've resized a load of frames in Photoshop and I'll take them along some point this morning to have another go, with renewed confidence it might actually...
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    RT2500 compiling from single frames

    I'm looking for a video editing solution to replace an ageing Mac where I work, please bear with me, video editing isn't really my field.

    We create individual frames on our render farm as .tga...
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    I thought the Herc 4500's 2d was better than my...

    I thought the Herc 4500's 2d was better than my brother's Radeon, but I didn't get a chance to compare them on the same monitor.

    Should be able to make a better comparison in a week or so.
    ...
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    ROFL On a more serious note though, our roads...

    ROFL

    On a more serious note though, our roads are in a pretty sad state compared to anywhere else in western Europe.

    Apparently, in the past you could tell you weren't in the UK because the...
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    Thought that was all meant to get sorted out when...

    Thought that was all meant to get sorted out when they refurbished Leeds station?

    Sounds like they could have made it worse http://forums.murc.ws/ubb/frown.gif.

    I tried to get from York to...
  22. Thread: Networks ahoy

    by Raptor^
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    I believe that Demon's home offering comes in...

    I believe that Demon's home offering comes in ethernet flavour instead of USB.

    Now if only I lived somewhere I could actually get ADSL http://forums.murc.ws/ubb/biggrin.gif

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    Wow your roads have maintainence... ours are just...

    Wow your roads have maintainence... ours are just falling apart by themselves http://forums.murc.ws/ubb/biggrin.gif
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    It sucks... There is no bus that gets me into...

    It sucks...

    There is no bus that gets me into town a reasonable time before 9am, so I have time to get to work. In fact, last time I checked there were about 3 buses each way everyday (cept...
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    If you are running Win9x, don't add anymore or...

    If you are running Win9x, don't add anymore or Windows screws up quite impressively http://forums.murc.ws/ubb/biggrin.gif

    Anyway, try increasing the size of your swap file and see if that helps.
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