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Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 31-12-2013, 10:27
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By Donald Dallas
That's brilliant - thank you. I had searched...

That's brilliant - thank you. I had searched around but hadn't seen that page.

I don't use DS half as much as I used to - and it's forums do get a lot of (well-deserved) criticism - but everyone...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 30-12-2013, 22:21
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By Donald Dallas
Laptop keyboard not working

Hi guys

I have Windows 8 and I am fine logging in but after that the keyboard doesn't work.

I've checked in Control Panel and the drivers are up to date, I've looked around the Web and can't find...
Forum: Radio 17-12-2013, 22:28
Replies: 14
Views: 3,118
Posted By Donald Dallas
I think you mean 'Martin' - Simon is his...

I think you mean 'Martin' - Simon is his brother.

I've only listened sporadically this season and it's great to have Christian back. Didn't hear JP - has he left?

Matt Johnson on the other hand -...
Forum: Broadcasting 06-12-2013, 22:13
Replies: 368
Views: 20,768
Posted By Donald Dallas
If David Cameron were dead, that WOULD be a...

If David Cameron were dead, that WOULD be a massive story. He's the current elected leader of the United Kingdom and his death could only occur by very unusual circumstances.

A 95 year old man who...
Forum: Radio 15-11-2013, 19:26
Replies: 296
Views: 33,799
Posted By Donald Dallas
I have heard the audio and as a listen, it is...

I have heard the audio and as a listen, it is rather odd.

Is it a car crash? Yes. It is.

Is she drunk? I don't know. There are a range of conditions or medications that can make one sound like they...
Forum: Broadcasting 08-08-2013, 07:43
Replies: 34
Views: 3,072
Posted By Donald Dallas
I was disappointed that he didn't want to put a...

I was disappointed that he didn't want to put a bomb under the puppet's chin and stamp on his throat. He should then have ripped his brains out.
Forum: Movies 04-08-2013, 22:31
Replies: 115
Views: 9,540
Posted By Donald Dallas
The Last Boy Scout deserves a pass on this front.

The Last Boy Scout deserves a pass on this front.
Forum: Cable 03-08-2013, 00:27
Replies: 14
Views: 4,476
Posted By Donald Dallas
I'm always happy to help, but given that a simple...

I'm always happy to help, but given that a simple Google search of 'Virgin' and 'ESPN' would have solved your...
Forum: Cable 02-08-2013, 14:47
Replies: 14
Views: 4,476
Posted By Donald Dallas
You don't come here very often do you?

You don't come here very often do you?
Forum: Movies 24-07-2013, 17:56
Replies: 100
Views: 17,026
Posted By Donald Dallas
Went to the world premiere: It's brilliant.

Went to the world premiere: It's brilliant.
Forum: Movies 24-06-2013, 02:41
Replies: 196
Views: 25,301
Posted By Donald Dallas
I really liked Kick Ass - as both a book and film...

I really liked Kick Ass - as both a book and film - but hated Kick Ass 2.

They would have to make major changes to the comic for it to be film-able.

Carrey's distancing himself from the project is...
Forum: Broadcasting 19-06-2013, 01:13
Replies: 118
Views: 7,221
Posted By Donald Dallas
And really, that's the real tragedy here, isn't...

And really, that's the real tragedy here, isn't it?
Forum: Radio 26-04-2013, 21:05
Replies: 51
Views: 3,553
Posted By Donald Dallas
As a professional, I've been on most BBC services...

As a professional, I've been on most BBC services and the entire GWR network.

As a listener, only H and J on Talksport, 5Live and Radio 1.

The best was Radio 1 where I spoke to Scott Mills. I...
Forum: TV Shows: US 11-04-2013, 22:00
Replies: 8,662
Views: 415,523
Posted By Donald Dallas
I was getting ready to think (but not type as...

I was getting ready to think (but not type as that'd be mean) 'what a load of rubbish'.

Actually, they're really good. Keep it up!
Forum: TV Shows: US 11-04-2013, 01:00
Replies: 8,662
Views: 415,523
Posted By Donald Dallas
Dry ice...

Dry ice actually.

http://www.inquisitr.com/612279/wrestlemania-burns-caused-by-dry-ice-says-triple-h/

Sounds painful.
Forum: Broadcasting 07-04-2013, 00:12
Replies: 99
Views: 5,623
Posted By Donald Dallas
It's what I've always been told in 16 years of...

It's what I've always been told in 16 years of journalism.

The reason?

Well, it's because in radio the theory is that it's a 'one-to-one' medium. The relationship is between the broadcaster...
Forum: Broadcasting 06-04-2013, 13:54
Replies: 99
Views: 5,623
Posted By Donald Dallas
The 'tell it like you were telling a friend' has...

The 'tell it like you were telling a friend' has been a concept used in broadcasting for many years - it's nothing new.

The idea is that language used should be conversational and easy to understand.
Forum: Broadcasting 05-04-2013, 00:18
Replies: 99
Views: 5,623
Posted By Donald Dallas
It's quite interesting. One of the things that...

It's quite interesting.

One of the things that you are told when writing for news is that you should 'tell the story like you were telling it to a friend in a pub'.A very senior BBC broadcaster said...
Forum: Broadcasting 02-04-2013, 23:49
Replies: 99
Views: 5,623
Posted By Donald Dallas
From my experience in broadcast news writing, a...

From my experience in broadcast news writing, a lot listeners/ viewers hate the use of the word 'kids'.

My personal view is that 'kids' is fine when used in lighter stories or an informal...
Forum: Broadcasting 24-03-2013, 01:01
Replies: 452
Views: 43,368
Posted By Donald Dallas
I've had the same over the years - especially...

I've had the same over the years - especially when I used to take part in the boring, circular arguments about the BBC.

I was always honest about the fact that I was an employee of the Corporation -...
Forum: TV Shows: US 17-03-2013, 23:25
Replies: 78
Views: 9,310
Posted By Donald Dallas
I think you may be right. It certainly has what I...

I think you may be right. It certainly has what I think is the best finale of a show.
Forum: Movies 14-01-2013, 23:48
Replies: 143
Views: 11,159
Posted By Donald Dallas
Agreed. I don't like Gump, but at the time, the...

Agreed. I don't like Gump, but at the time, the general consensus was that it was brilliant.

Pulp Fiction was also highly regarded and many argued that it should have won.

Shawshank, on the other...
Forum: Movies 13-01-2013, 23:09
Replies: 81
Views: 4,513
Posted By Donald Dallas
I wouldn't say it's rubbish. The cinematography...

I wouldn't say it's rubbish. The cinematography has been rightly recognised by the academy, and the acting is better than most Bonds.

However, it is vastly overrated.
Forum: Movies 13-01-2013, 01:07
Replies: 81
Views: 4,513
Posted By Donald Dallas
Looks like I'll have to clear up that mystery. I...

Looks like I'll have to clear up that mystery.

I never did say that.

For someone quite happy to spout out unfounded statements like "The simple answer is you don't know what you're talking about" -...
Forum: Movies 11-01-2013, 22:41
Replies: 143
Views: 11,159
Posted By Donald Dallas
Titanic and Gladiator could perhaps be added to...

Titanic and Gladiator could perhaps be added to that list.

Apart from the fact that both have lavish historical settings, they're both big dumb blockbusters.
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