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    ^ Ah good one Whorty, there was I thinking you're...

    ^ Ah good one Whorty, there was I thinking you're a self-righteous smug so-and-so, but it turns out you can look in the mirror and laugh at yourself after all ! :smile
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    I don't think it matters much if he is or isn't,...

    I don't think it matters much if he is or isn't, it's about whose policies will be less damaging.

    Lying about whether you shagged some publicity-hungry American bird is one thing, being deluded...
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    Personally, I'd avoid Seagate and WD HDD like the...

    Personally, I'd avoid Seagate and WD HDD like the plague.

    HDS (now HGST) and Toshiba consistently come out top in these reports:
    Hard Drive Reliability in 2019: Failure Rates of 108,461 Drives
    ...
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    Good stuff. I do wish that we could see similar...

    Good stuff. I do wish that we could see similar for "the others" who also tell whoppers on a regular basis.
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    Interesting. My BB is also mostly business. My...

    Interesting. My BB is also mostly business. My accountant didn't think it was worth the faff to try to claim any back since the saving would not be that much, certainly not worth the perceived...
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    Poll: finally? finally? that will never die :tongue

    finally? finally? that will never die :tongue
  7. HEADLINE: UK growth 3 times that of Germany!...

    HEADLINE: UK growth 3 times that of Germany! Despite Brexit!

    :banana::banana:
  8. "I'd rather pedal a little girl's bike" .... very...

    "I'd rather pedal a little girl's bike" .... very funny :laugh

    Although I abhor the sexist gender stereotyping :tantrum:
  9. The difference it makes is not splitting the vote...

    The difference it makes is not splitting the vote in constituencies where the Tories need every last vote to win. Although that's probably all of them these days :grin
  10. Thread: Going permie

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    I'm assuming it's HMRC telling the Govt (of...

    I'm assuming it's HMRC telling the Govt (of either colour) that there are untold riches to be had screwing contractors, with no thought of any wider consequences. Just another day in the office for...
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    Cheers for the graphic content warning on the...

    Cheers for the graphic content warning on the dental article :o :eyes :(

    Love the dog vision link !
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    Clintons, Mothercare, Debenhams is closing...

    Clintons, Mothercare, Debenhams is closing stores, and now the Watergate coffee shop is going?
    Owners of Chester cafe closing after three years say Watergate Street is at 'coffee shop saturation...
  13. Indeed, this is already happening. Lib Dems...

    Indeed, this is already happening.
    Lib Dems stand down in Bristol West as part of national 'Unite to Remain' electoral pact - Bristol Live

    Lib Dems reveal they will not contest Exeter at general...
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    I'm sorry but to Joe Bloggs paying PAYE, you're a...

    I'm sorry but to Joe Bloggs paying PAYE, you're a tax avoider. According to the HMRC definition, you're a tax avoider. Disagree all you like that the definition is wrong :freaky: You are not paying...
  15. Well remembered, I knew I'd heard the 'esteemed...

    Well remembered, I knew I'd heard the 'esteemed customers' thing on here before :happy
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    Mothercare was in the poo in 2002, ANALYSIS:...

    Mothercare was in the poo in 2002,
    ANALYSIS: Mothercare faces up to its failure

    Finally failed in 2019, reasons given do not include the B word,
    What has gone wrong at Mothercare? - BBC News
  17. Thread: Shall I...

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    5 minutes searching, and: JLR £1bn Jaguar...

    5 minutes searching, and:

    JLR £1bn
    Jaguar Land Rover gives GBP1bn vote of confidence | Business | The Times

    Hitachi £400m
    Hitachi wins GBP400m contract to boost factory in County Durham -...
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    I'm watching a documentary at the moment called...

    I'm watching a documentary at the moment called "People of Earth". Do you think that Farage is one of the reptilians?
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    Poll: I don't think that the great British Public give...

    I don't think that the great British Public give a toss or very much registered these.

    In fact I'd say that Gina Miller &co have given the Tories a big boost.

    No-one likes the entitled elite,...
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    Spoken like a true democrat !

    Spoken like a true democrat !
  21. Well I wondered that too.

    Well I wondered that too.
  22. Why the need to escape from Vietnam using traffickers?

    Genuine but maybe a stupid question: from Vietnam can’t someone just catch a plane to London on a tourist visa and then overstay?

    The press seems almost certain that one of the victims is from...
  23. Indeed, but looking at where the 160bn (total...

    Indeed, but looking at where the 160bn (total gross revenue) comes from, 17bn is from VAT and tariffs, some of that can be attributed to the UK too (3bn from VAT)

    Furthermore, included in the...
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    Piffle. You seem obsessed with proving the...

    Piffle. You seem obsessed with proving the "Little Englander" mentality, when in reality Britain has been reaching out to the world and welcoming foreigners for generations. Mainly through invasion...
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    Dictatorship? Seems to me that Bercow is dictator...

    Dictatorship? Seems to me that Bercow is dictator and remainers love it.
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    Poll: Haven't you been paying any attention whatsoever?...

    Haven't you been paying any attention whatsoever? :tongue
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    :rollin: Not quite sure how that analogy came...

    :rollin:

    Not quite sure how that analogy came to you, but it's very funny!
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    Very true. It does make me wonder (not for the...

    Very true. It does make me wonder (not for the first time) why there's been so much heartache about the WA when, assumably, any flaws or things that turn out to be not as expected, can be resolved in...
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    Yes, agreed, but then you are SO much cleverer...

    Yes, agreed, but then you are SO much cleverer than the rest of us. It must be so frustrating to be cleverer and richer and happier than everyone else :grin




    P.S.
    An Overview of the...
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    All the more surprising then that Labour can't...

    All the more surprising then that Labour can't support the deal.
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    Poll: By the same token, if Labour blocks the deal,...

    By the same token, if Labour blocks the deal, they can expect to be annihilated in the GE
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    I'm hearing he's against it... (interview he gave...

    I'm hearing he's against it... (interview he gave to Fox Business 2 hours ago)
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    This moron Daniel Boffey (@DanielBoffey) on...

    This moron
    Daniel Boffey (@DanielBoffey) on Twitter

    He tweeted
    Word in Brussels is that deal is now back on. DUP been squared...
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    You mean the 11 high court judges? Outrageous i...

    You mean the 11 high court judges? Outrageous i agree.
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    Pretty sure he was fatter in Fargo :eek

    Pretty sure he was fatter in Fargo :eek
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    Seems they were wrong and the DUP is definitely...

    Seems they were wrong and the DUP is definitely NOT on board !!! :eek
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    Really? The latest ComRes showed 54% leave 46%...

    Really? The latest ComRes showed 54% leave 46% remain. Unless you've been reading the New European again. I guess we'll soon find out what people really think in the GE.
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    Not so, according to the news I'm seeing. DUP on...

    Not so, according to the news I'm seeing. DUP on board, it believes.
  39. Boris has to promise and campaign for No Deal...

    Boris has to promise and campaign for No Deal otherwise TBP will split the Tory vote thereby installing a LibLabSNP coalition.

    Doomed if you do and doomed if you don't :eek

    Chances of something...
  40. "she said a deal would never be possible unless...

    "she said a deal would never be possible unless Northern Ireland stayed in a customs union"

    So who made sure there will be no deal?


    Ah well I wish we could hurry up and crash out or stay in...
  41. Thread: Boris resigns

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    Apparently he will do this, if there's no deal by...

    Apparently he will do this, if there's no deal by 19/10

    Brexit: Boris Johnson will send extension letter - court document - BBC News
  42. Thread: Boris resigns

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    I've seen a few articles along these lines,...

    I've seen a few articles along these lines,
    Boris Johnson ‘will collapse government’ if he can’t agree Brexit deal | Metro News
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    Yes, I agree. One way or the other, we need to...

    Yes, I agree. One way or the other, we need to taste it to know it.
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    Do you think that smugness, even in such large...

    Do you think that smugness, even in such large quantities, will be enough by itself?
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    Do you know me IRL ? :eek :happy

    Do you know me IRL ? :eek :happy
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    Boris Barnstorms!

    No placeholder. Great conference speech. No doubt the usual whiners and naysayers will be along soon :smile
  47. Thread: Boris resigns

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    Indeed it's reckoned collapsing the government...

    Indeed it's reckoned collapsing the government might just bypass the Surrender Act. Let's see!
  48. Wasn't this expected after the EU-Japan trade...

    Wasn't this expected after the EU-Japan trade deal which has led to other Japanese manufacturers withdrawing from the UK ?

    Predicted here:
    Japan's EU deal 'threatens post-Brexit UK industry' |...
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    I hear an echo .... oh and another

    I hear an echo .... oh and another
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    loonies gonna loon, leave or remain

    loonies gonna loon, leave or remain
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