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    It reminds me of those who bought, renovated and...

    It reminds me of those who bought, renovated and sold houses during the housing boom, not realising that it was the market that made their profit, not the work they did, and they could have made much...
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    He's young and naive, and trading on emotion...

    He's young and naive, and trading on emotion (losses? I aint got no losses!). He'll hopefully learn and have time to recover if his luck runs out.
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    Standard TCS working conditions.

    Standard TCS working conditions.
  4. Chart, or it never happened.

    Chart, or it never happened.
  5. I think there is, but they have to ask you first.

    I think there is, but they have to ask you first.
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    You should change your tagline/sig to that, to...

    You should change your tagline/sig to that, to save you saying it every week.

    (you've more than proven your existing one, so that's not needed any more)
  7. Can you please let everyone know what you...

    Can you please let everyone know what you already know so everyone knows what they can and cannot post?

    TIA.
  8. Black holes matter. I bet this has already...

    Black holes matter.

    I bet this has already spawned a range of "Yo momma's so fat" jokes.
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    I disagree. Assuming you have been brought in by...

    I disagree. Assuming you have been brought in by the client because you can provide services that cannot be delivered by the permanent employees within the team, then, during the Sprint, you would...
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    It looks like some people are triggered by others...

    It looks like some people are triggered by others being triggered.
  11. That ship has sailed and is already half way...

    That ship has sailed and is already half way around the world.
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    No, I'm just good at copying you :rollin:

    No, I'm just good at copying you :rollin:
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    How can a fiction book be "about" someone?

    How can a fiction book be "about" someone?
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    He'll tell you in a few weeks. ...

    He'll tell you in a few weeks.

    https://i.chzbgr.com/full/6900549376/h8DB11781/captain-hindsight
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    This. Example 9 is interesting, but that role...

    This. Example 9 is interesting, but that role being inside is nothing do with the process/methodology/framework being followed.

    The agile description of what the developer does has also been...
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    Wow, you want us to take that seriously? ...

    Wow, you want us to take that seriously?

    Apart from being one of the most patronising thing I've ever watched (I had to stop myself quitting a few times), he also said (7:50 in) that a...
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    So I guess the best bet is to sell it on here?

    So I guess the best bet is to sell it on here?
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    Words fail me. Your ego is refusing you let you...

    Words fail me. Your ego is refusing you let you believe you are not infallible.

    But, it looks like you've not long graduated (unless you've not had a loss for decades since your "course") so...
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    Ok, so you think you "know" what way stocks will...

    Ok, so you think you "know" what way stocks will go?

    Keeping funds invested in a position when you have other investment options you know/believe will give better returns (as you do), but not...
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    Those that appreciate that they can and have made...

    Those that appreciate that they can and have made a mistake will understand why. Fragile ego it is.

    Let's see if I can make it really simple:

    You bought stock A. Its value is now 10% less than...
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    Very little difference between someone who can't...

    Very little difference between someone who can't sell at the top and someone who can't admit they're wrong and sell a losing position.

    Is it emotional trading or a fragile ego?
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    As I thought; full of it.

    As I thought; full of it.
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    Shhhh. It's a trap

    Shhhh. It's a trap
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    If you want to be transparent, post up all your...

    If you want to be transparent, post up all your current positions, both those in the red and black - no need for totals - just percentage of your net worth will do.

    Posting up a list of 20...
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    Wasn't there a scam around this, where the...

    Wasn't there a scam around this, where the "winners" would then be used as evidence to get suckers to sign up to their share "advice" service?
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    Got to give scooter some credit. For a troll,...

    Got to give scooter some credit. For a troll, he's unusually adept at playing the long game.

    (although his trolling reminds me of those people who only ever post their winning betting slips to...
  27. I'm surprised no-one has suggested this. No,...

    I'm surprised no-one has suggested this.

    No, in fact, I'm surprised someone (specifically) didn't suggest this :D
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    An Umbrella payslip will often split the total...

    An Umbrella payslip will often split the total amount into a base pay (minimum wage) and additional amount (sometimes labelled as a bonus) but I've never heard of anyone getting those two parts...
  29. It extends to this forum. We still see a...

    It extends to this forum. We still see a significant number of people who seem to think a client deciding to not engage with PSC is the same as making inside determinations.
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    A small company being exempt from making a...

    A small company being exempt from making a determination does not make the contract exempt from IR35.
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    ???? I've *never* heard of an Umbrella paying...

    ???? I've *never* heard of an Umbrella paying this way - its just the base and additional amounts split on payslips.

    From where do you "understand" this?
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    Er, IR35 does still apply - as of next April, its...

    Er, IR35 does still apply - as of next April, its just who makes the determination that differs.
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    I assume they're so-called because they slow down...

    I assume they're so-called because they slow down your work?
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    Nowhere has prohobo say (s)he has a contact. The...

    Nowhere has prohobo say (s)he has a contact. The scenario was hypothetical based on "guides" and the answer to the only question asked is: It depends (as per first response).
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    So, the PM's new hand job...

    Placeholder for future news scandal
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    It sounds like the client is not technically...

    It sounds like the client is not technically minded and someone has told them that Docker is the latest and greatest technology and they should utilise that, without taking the time to actually...
  37. Many have been saying that for years!

    Many have been saying that for years!
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    One of the staff benefits is a free eye test.

    One of the staff benefits is a free eye test.
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    I was planning on going on a UK based...

    I was planning on going on a UK based road/rail/sea excursion. I was hoping for an almost exclusively local mystery tour - getting on a bus an visiting several points of interest stopping at various...
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    No chance.

    No chance.
  41. Biggest Willy Contest (other genitalia are available)

    Follow the discussion here

    https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/business-contracts/138859-your-best-rate-year.html
  42. In a previous life (where I ran a small...

    In a previous life (where I ran a small consultancy), we had an on-premise VAT inspection (I did the books, but we had accountants to do our EOY returns) and, on the back of that, we were given a...
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    Go on, please tell us. Based on the kind of...

    Go on, please tell us. Based on the kind of person your posts here call you out to be, I think I'd quite enjoy it.
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    I still can't fathom whether he's just a...

    I still can't fathom whether he's just a persistent troll or someone who actually believes what he writes but is just too stupid to realise what a fool he makes himself out to be.
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    The BBC says everything is ok Coronavirus:...

    The BBC says everything is ok



    Coronavirus: ‘I’ve applied for more than 100 jobs’ - BBC News

    I can't quite understand the first woman in the article though - she resigned from her job in...
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    Ok, care to explain the premise of the joke, as I...

    Ok, care to explain the premise of the joke, as I can't quite see it?

    But I fully expect a "told ya so" reference back to your post, should the FTSE fall to ~5500 any time the next 10 years, no...
  47. And if its really really tiny, you end up with a...

    And if its really really tiny, you end up with a vagina.
  48. Point your friend at this:...

    Point your friend at this: https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/coronavirus-assistance/137561-coronavirus-resources-thread.html

    He's likely too late to get furloughed now, but his company can...
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    She clearly dived. Yellow card.

    She clearly dived. Yellow card.
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    I've also found it useful to ensure that key...

    I've also found it useful to ensure that key words/phrases from the role description are included in the relevant part of the CV.
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