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Old September 30th 11, 03:54 AM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Jon
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For thick as **** customers

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-15105760

Will it put a stop to idiots complaining about speeds?
Will it ****.

One benefit - ISP's will have to tell us what their download limits are.




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Old September 30th 11, 06:25 AM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
The Natural Philosopher
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Jon wrote:
For thick as **** customers

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-15105760

Will it put a stop to idiots complaining about speeds?
Will it ****.

One benefit - ISP's will have to tell us what their download limits are.




If only they would now do the same for renewable energy 'up to 5,000
homes' meaning 'on average about the same power as a LIDL portable genny'
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Old September 30th 11, 08:40 AM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Andy Burns
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The Natural Philosopher wrote:

If only they would now do the same for renewable energy 'up to 5,000
homes' meaning 'on average about the same power as a LIDL portable genny'


Or this modern version of the treadmill, powering the entire mall's
lighting system? My arse!

http://inhabitat.com/award-winning-p...opping-center/

I wonder what they'll do with the 4.5 tonne prize?

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Old October 1st 11, 09:36 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Alan
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In message , Andy
Burns wrote
The Natural Philosopher wrote:

If only they would now do the same for renewable energy 'up to 5,000
homes' meaning 'on average about the same power as a LIDL portable genny'


Or this modern version of the treadmill, powering the entire mall's
lighting system? My arse!


How is it "eco-friendly" to have a manufacturing facility 200 miles
away from the main office? And why are they assembling the tiles at the
main office rather than at the manufacturing plant?

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Old October 1st 11, 11:20 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Andy Burns
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Alan wrote:

How is it "eco-friendly" to have a manufacturing facility 200 miles away
from the main office?


The story linked to is from the USA, 200 miles is practically on the
doorstep over there ...
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Old October 1st 11, 11:32 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Davey
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On Sat, 01 Oct 2011 23:20:17 +0100
Andy Burns wrote:

Alan wrote:

How is it "eco-friendly" to have a manufacturing facility 200 miles
away from the main office?


The story linked to is from the USA, 200 miles is practically on the
doorstep over there ...


It seems to be all about a company in the UK, not the US. But if it was
in the US, then I would agree about 200 miles being close by. But it's
not.
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Old October 1st 11, 11:43 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
Andy Burns
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Davey wrote:
On Sat, 01 Oct 2011 23:20:17 +0100
Andy wrote:

Alan wrote:

How is it "eco-friendly" to have a manufacturing facility 200 miles
away from the main office?


The story linked to is from the USA, 200 miles is practically on the
doorstep over there ...


It seems to be all about a company in the UK, not the US. But if it was
in the US, then I would agree about 200 miles being close by. But it's
not.


It isn't but they're reporting it for their US audience, notice they
were also confused between pounds sterling and pounds weight.

 




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