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Forum: General Discussion Today, 13:30
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By unique
yes win the lottery or britains got talent or...

yes



win the lottery or britains got talent or invent something or be good at doing something or do something new
Forum: Politics Today, 13:27
Replies: 42
Views: 1,451
Posted By unique
I didn't say piracy killed blockbuster. piracy...

I didn't say piracy killed blockbuster. piracy as well as online competition did. the idea that piracy played absolutely no part in the demise of blockbuster is nonsense

if you didn't want to buy a...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology Today, 13:13
Replies: 9
Views: 151
Posted By unique
multi-region is typically what you refer to in...

multi-region is typically what you refer to in regards to dvd

multi-zone generally refers to the blu ray equivalent

if you type multi-zone bluray into google you will find some players

but what...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software Today, 10:44
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By unique
6tb drives have been out a while now. a few of...

6tb drives have been out a while now. a few of the regular uk pc component retailers have then on sale

as for the 8tb and bigger, it doesn't sound like the actually will be out "soon" unless "soon"...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 14:20
Replies: 70
Views: 2,542
Posted By unique
torrent sites and other piracy related sites...

torrent sites and other piracy related sites often generate income from banner ad's and this can add up quite considerably. so even places where you download "for free" can make money. other sites...
Forum: Music Yesterday, 14:16
Replies: 95
Views: 3,893
Posted By unique
cd singles were hitting around the 3.99 to 4.49...

cd singles were hitting around the 3.99 to 4.49 mark in the 90s, but of course there were also many discounted singles at 99p for the first week or two so they would enter the charts at a high...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:48
Replies: 70
Views: 2,542
Posted By unique
and you would still be wrong think about the...

and you would still be wrong



think about the drug analogy again. there are so many police, and so many more drug dealers. dealing with crime takes time and there is a lot of admin involved. so...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:44
Replies: 70
Views: 2,542
Posted By unique
you can't "just visit" a website and end up with...

you can't "just visit" a website and end up with a copy of a movie on your computer without you knowing about it, unless you are a complete idiot

in regards to temp files, and even streaming files,...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:35
Replies: 70
Views: 2,542
Posted By unique
http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showpost.php?p=7382...

http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showpost.php?p=73823218&postcount=42



http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showpost.php?p=73823406&postcount=49



that's what I'm saying. you obviously didn't read it...
Forum: Music Yesterday, 12:20
Replies: 95
Views: 3,893
Posted By unique
http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showpost.php?p=7369...

http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showpost.php?p=73694854&postcount=1

thread title - "What singers / groups have had more than 10 number 1 singles "




no mention of the UK there, nor any chart...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:11
Replies: 70
Views: 2,542
Posted By unique
wrong when you download something, you create a...

wrong

when you download something, you create a copy on your computer. before you download, that copy didn't exist

the technicalities of how that copy ends up on your computer is irrelevant, but...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:09
Replies: 70
Views: 2,542
Posted By unique
why not? if being ignorant of the law is no legal...

why not? if being ignorant of the law is no legal excuse to avoid the law, why would they not be able to prosecute?



sometimes it's obvious, sometimes it's not. however the responsibility lies with...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:04
Replies: 70
Views: 2,542
Posted By unique
that's a good analogy if you go on a website...

that's a good analogy

if you go on a website like pirate bay and download stuff, it should be fairly obvious it's not a legal site. likewise many if not most sites that share pirate material. there...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 12:00
Replies: 70
Views: 2,542
Posted By unique
always? even now? the act of reproducing/copying...

always? even now?

the act of reproducing/copying copywritten material without permission within the law is illegal. by downloading something you are making a copy on your computer/device, so doing...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 11:49
Replies: 42
Views: 1,451
Posted By unique
why? let's say you were going to buy x movie,...

why?

let's say you were going to buy x movie, but you downloaded it instead, and didn't buy it, and you got caught downloading it, and taken to court. how is anyone going to ever prove a net loss...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 11:46
Replies: 42
Views: 1,451
Posted By unique
so if the industry is growing faster and faster...

so if the industry is growing faster and faster even though we have piracy, imagine how much greater it would have grown if there wasn't the problem of piracy

look at the stores that have closed...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 11:43
Replies: 42
Views: 1,451
Posted By unique
obviously the letter would be addressed to the...

obviously the letter would be addressed to the account holder registered at the ISP. is that not common sense? where else would they get the mailing address from?



some will. some won't - but more...
Forum: Music Yesterday, 11:30
Replies: 95
Views: 3,893
Posted By unique
a lot of interesting points made. one thing to...

a lot of interesting points made.

one thing to point out however that whilst back a few years ago you had to sell considerably more records to get in the top 10, artists today in charts are still...
Forum: Advice 19-07-2014, 08:59
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By unique
employers don't usually check references until...

employers don't usually check references until the stage of offering the post, so you are offered the post subject to references. so put your current employer down but comment that your wishes are...
Forum: Music 19-07-2014, 08:53
Replies: 5
Views: 539
Posted By unique
it's something that's usually agreed between the...

it's something that's usually agreed between the relevant parties

http://songwritingandmusicbusiness.com/articles/Songwriter_Co_writing_Splits/

that should explain more, but there is no definitive...
Forum: Advice 18-07-2014, 16:33
Replies: 11
Views: 1,215
Posted By unique
so basically you've had no hands on experience in...

so basically you've had no hands on experience in being on any of these schemes, so as such you aren't perhaps the best person to speak of them

as for your choice of words, bribery is usually used...
Forum: General Discussion 18-07-2014, 13:45
Replies: 78
Views: 2,669
Posted By unique
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_age I pretty...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_age

I pretty much agree with wiki. I couldn't explain it any better really. some of the other replies seem to reflect some of this, in that people of different ages...
Forum: Advice 18-07-2014, 13:41
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By unique
national insurance. not normally. give HMRC a...

national insurance. not normally. give HMRC a call and they can help explain your personal circumstances and what you can do or not
Forum: Advice 18-07-2014, 13:38
Replies: 11
Views: 1,215
Posted By unique
do you have anything to back this up? having a...

do you have anything to back this up? having a look online I can see similar sums mentioned, but there are of course conditions attached, in that the employer must employ someone for at least six...
Forum: Advice 18-07-2014, 07:19
Replies: 11
Views: 1,215
Posted By unique
if you are telling employers, how it is...

if you are telling employers, how it is misleading? if you told them they could get money, but they couldn't, that would be misleading

as for the extra cash, as far as i know, the employer is paying...
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