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PostPosted: Fri Feb 28, 2020 15:45 
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Our office is half empty most of the time anyway, as people randomly choose to work from home every day. Standup is like the Brady bunch...

I suspect in the next couple of weeks the office will be completely empty.


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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 50
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It starts getting more fun when your usual remote access user peak is around 3000 and it goes from there to 15000 in a couple of weeks (for China).

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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 50
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Cras wrote:
It starts getting more fun when your usual remote access user peak is around 3000 and it goes from there to 15000 in a couple of weeks (for China).


We have been asked to stand up another 9000 vdi accounts just in case.

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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 50
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At a typically horrible soft play called Funplex. Noticed the very odd name they'd given their food counter. Just realised it's a very niche pun for the benefit of, presumably, a nerdy owner.


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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 50
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/r/plex would probably like that.

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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 50
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Lol funplex is not liked on my website - https://softplayreviews.co.uk/soft-play ... x/funplex/

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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 50
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I the second review by Curio?

[edit] It is not, but I had to read a long way into it to be sure!

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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 50
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It is not Curio, it is a relation of Curio though. Not sure I can say more because GDPR :o :DD

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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 50
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Whoever it is, criticising the food for being shit at soft play is like having a go at the sun for being hot.


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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 50
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In their defense, the review does mention they're not expecting haute cuisine. It shouldn't take 60 minutes to fry some chips (and then to serve them cold!) I'm offended on behalf of that person. A waste of good potatoes.

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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 50
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They're just going to get thrown (up) in the ball pit anyway.


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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 50
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This is an interesting article about games and Invert Y.

https://www.theguardian.com/games/2020/ ... 1582985845


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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 50
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Yeah, not really convinced that there's anything deeper behind it than it's just a habit based on what you first got used to.

Also invert-x is very often an option but I don't believe I have ever encountered a single person that uses it.


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People who don't invert Y are worse than baddies.

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I used to invert but now I don't.


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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 50
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Check out Seven Of Nine on the bridge, here.

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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 50
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I bet he didn't mention that in the job interview.


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Dr Zoidberg wrote:
This is an interesting article about games and Invert Y.

https://www.theguardian.com/games/2020/ ... 1582985845


Star Wars arcade (1983) is probably the earliest example of invert in my mind.


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I’ll invert for games controlling a vehicle, but not for anything playing as a person.


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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 50
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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 50
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And it bounces

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I'm sorry to report that gaz Coombes has turned into the rev.


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It's 1337 o'clock and time for beex week


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It's 1337 o'clock and time for beex week


That's a blast from the past!
Talking about nostaligic things, do you remember when TheVision did beexweek as a video? http://tinyurl.com/2g9mqh


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krazywookie wrote:
It's 1337 o'clock and time for beex week


That's a blast from the past!
Talking about nostaligic things, do you remember when TheVision did beexweek as a video? http://tinyurl.com/2g9mqh


81 million views no less!


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Today's @fesshole confession that made me lol. "I often flip to the middle of my coworkers' notepads to draw a big hairy, veiny cock for them to discover in the future, hopefully mid-meeting with an important client

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Reminds me of that finnemore sketch about ice cream vans and "slightly off" disney characters.

Edit - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lray-9F1WP4

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Weeeeeeeee .....


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You should be 1m apart.

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You should be 1m apart.

Homophobe.

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 Post subject: Re: Bits and Bobs 50
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This is more exciting than it has any right to be.

https://twitter.com/GaryLineker/status/ ... 88289?s=20


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Trooper wrote:
This is more exciting than it has any right to be.

https://twitter.com/GaryLineker/status/ ... 88289?s=20


Those marble races are ace! Have you seen them on YouTube? It's a professional outfit with stadiums, professional commentary and everything!

Jelles marble run... That's the one. Have a look for it. It's great.


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TheVision wrote:
Trooper wrote:
This is more exciting than it has any right to be.

https://twitter.com/GaryLineker/status/ ... 88289?s=20


Those marble races are ace! Have you seen them on YouTube? It's a professional outfit with stadiums, professional commentary and everything!

Jelles marble run... That's the one. Have a look for it. It's great.


My son has recently got into watching these diecast car races



The attention to detail that goes into it is quite something.


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That is brilliant.


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That is a joyful thing of beauty :)

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Trooper wrote:
This is more exciting than it has any right to be.

https://twitter.com/GaryLineker/status/ ... 88289?s=20

I want to see blue’s A sample.

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Yes indeed, Malc. Hope you can make the best of it!


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Top tip, check your motherboard has bluetooth before you waste half an hour trying to get your VR controllers working...


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Top tip, check your motherboard has bluetooth before you waste half an hour trying to get your VR controllers working...

Dongle?

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Thanks guys, bit of a mismash meal as I couldn't get everything I wanted, but making do. Watched Hobbs and Shaw earlier and probably another film later.

As an extra bonus I guess, my Son is back from uni on Monday, unsure what will happen about his job in a pub (hopefully today's announcement will apply to him)

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Mr Chonks wrote:
Trooper wrote:
Top tip, check your motherboard has bluetooth before you waste half an hour trying to get your VR controllers working...

Dongle?


Amazon delivering tomorrow. I think I updated my PC at least 3 months ago, shows how often I used my headset!


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Thanks guys, bit of a mismash meal as I couldn't get everything I wanted, but making do. Watched Hobbs and Shaw earlier and probably another film later.

As an extra bonus I guess, my Son is back from uni on Monday, unsure what will happen about his job in a pub (hopefully today's announcement will apply to him)

I hope you manage to get some reassurance on that and also get to play some X-Wing with him!

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