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    I keep reminding people here that blonde is not a hair colour, but a state of mind. We have a few 'blondes' here ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by localzuk View Post
    OS X does have this feature... It's called Time machine :P
    M$ have this feature aswell, trouble is system restore sux. ;-)

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    We've got a department at the moment where we are having a similar problem... due to time problems at the time the department was given admin access to their 2 pc's to let them use a package. After strict instructions that work needs to be saved to memory stick and server space i left them. Now a year, yes should have got to it sooner, later the HDD on one starts to fail. Thankfully got 95% of work off just incase the little darlings and teacher had not followed instructions.

    Of course they hadn't now A-level coursework is missing, pupil had no backup of work at home. Would you believe they are meant to be media students and had no idea that they should backup their work.

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    Surely the problem with turning the clock back, however you do it, would be loosing all the work you did in the intervening period?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrumbleDook View Post
    I keep reminding people here that blonde is not a hair colour, but a state of mind. We have a few 'blondes' here ...
    I am Blonde

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew_C View Post
    Surely the problem with turning the clock back, however you do it, would be loosing all the work you did in the intervening period?
    surely the bigger problem is if you turn the clock back, then go and visit a gambling site, place a bet on a race you already know the result of.......the mind boggles!!?!?!





    what??

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    I dont think you can use this feature for personal gain

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    I have a funny feeling he's going to try.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MK-2 View Post
    surely the bigger problem is if you turn the clock back, then go and visit a gambling site, place a bet on a race you already know the result of.......the mind boggles!!?!?!





    what??
    I like your thinking

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    Quote Originally Posted by apeo View Post
    I dont think you can use this feature for personal gain
    I dont get that lol :S hehe

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edu-Tech View Post
    I dont get that lol :S hehe
    [nerd]one of the laws of time travel[/nerd]

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    Quote Originally Posted by MK-2 View Post
    surely the bigger problem is if you turn the clock back, then go and visit a gambling site, place a bet on a race you already know the result of..
    Sorry, but which definition of "problem" are you looking at? Anyway of taking money off bookies seems fair to me!
    Quote Originally Posted by Mark80
    [nerd]one of the laws of time travel[/nerd]
    I thought the only one of those that anyone worried about was doing "interesting" things with your grandmother?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew_C View Post
    I thought the only one of those that anyone worried about was doing "interesting" things with your grandmother?
    Nope!!

    A bird sees an ant and flies down to eat it.
    Driver brakes to avoid bird just as your Grandmother steps into road.
    Both breathe sigh of relief and go on their way.

    You go back in time and tread on an ant.
    Bird doesn't fly down as ant has been squashed earlier.
    Driver doesn't brake and hits Grandmother and kills her.

    Therefore you are never born.
    So how could you have gone back in time and killed the ant.......

    The paradox....

    My brain hurts.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveT View Post
    Nope!!

    A bird sees an ant and flies down to eat it.
    Driver brakes to avoid bird just as your Grandmother steps into road.
    Both breathe sigh of relief and go on their way.

    You go back in time and tread on an ant.
    Bird doesn't fly down as ant has been squashed earlier.
    Driver doesn't brake and hits Grandmother and kills her.

    Therefore you are never born.
    So how could you have gone back in time and killed the ant.......

    The paradox....

    My brain hurts.....
    Assuming that time is a straight line and does not exist as multiple strands encompassing every possible eventuality. That and the assumption that multiple strands cannot converge and diverge with other time lines at multiple points. Quantum physics is one giant paradox just waiting to happen.

    All this boils down to the nessesity for a healthy fear of neon kitted DeLorians (Back to the Future - 1, 2 and 3) and larger warning labels on microwave popcorn and/or supernovas (Futurama - Alls well that Roswell) .

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    Quote Originally Posted by SYNACK View Post
    All this boils down to the nessesity for a healthy fear of neon kitted DeLorians (Back to the Future - 1, 2 and 3) and larger warning labels on microwave popcorn and/or supernovas (Futurama - Alls well that Roswell) .
    Hmm what smells purple?



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