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  1. But I have accepted them, why are they giving me...

    But I have accepted them, why are they giving me a chance to change my mind :)

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  2. Did anyone use their lockdown time profitably?

    Now lockdown is hugely eased seems as good a time as any to take stock. When this all started everyone seemed to be making 'resolutions' to use this once-in-a-lifetime enforced period at home to...
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    Restaurants won't be 'packed'. They might be full...

    Restaurants won't be 'packed'. They might be full but they can't hold as many diners as before. So even when they're full distancing is in effect.

    And I don't think everyone is going to rush out...
  4. That's definitely not true.

    That's definitely not true.
  5. I'm sure I saw a chart showing CV was now the...

    I'm sure I saw a chart showing CV was now the leading cause of death on Earth though I might be totally incorrect there, it was a few weeks back.
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    Nope they're trying to get people to go out AT...

    Nope they're trying to get people to go out AT ALL so restaurants don't collapse. Many are sitting totally empty so far.

    If a restaurant employs sensible precautions it's pretty safe.

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    There's a sigma about renting in some circles...

    There's a sigma about renting in some circles which is a bit silly. Nothing at all wrong with renting if you're not sure what your future holds... Or even as a lifestyle choice.

    Of course with...
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    Because they're a luxury you plum. Sent from...

    Because they're a luxury you plum.

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    I thought this might actually score them points...

    I thought this might actually score them points i.e. have some practical benefit beyond looking good?
  10. What's wrong with a red in summer anyway? Half...

    What's wrong with a red in summer anyway? Half the time it's raining, and if it's not you just wait until evening.


    Yes a small proprtion of the UK doesn't live in London.

    On the subject of...
  11. Considering it covers cafes, pubs, etc then yes...

    Considering it covers cafes, pubs, etc then yes easily.
    Presumably it'd for eat-in only?

    Tiny local places could come to some arrangement where they double all their prices - so you the punter...
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    No, this was one example of what you're allowed...

    No, this was one example of what you're allowed to use it for (as a self-employed type at least).
  13. Thread: Trump on Trump

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    Normally authors like to sensationalise stories...

    Normally authors like to sensationalise stories to make them more exciting. With Trump I reckon they'll be toning it down to make it seem believable!

    Can you imagine being a fly on the wall in...
  14. Thread: Trump on Trump

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    Family members definitely can't be trusted to be...

    Family members definitely can't be trusted to be honest, those are the worst feuds.

    But I was thinking, just wait until Donald is out and the people he's working with can write about serving his...
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    Rishi's not afraid to make practical changes,...

    Rishi's not afraid to make practical changes, whereas Boris waffles on about not much.

    People I know eating out have been literally the only customers so that 50% thing is kinda neat... and also...
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    I was amazed to see my S&S account is today worth...

    I was amazed to see my S&S account is today worth about 10% MORE than it's peak just before all this stuff started.

    Certainly not due to any action on my part, I haven't dared look!
  17. It's sites I visit at least once a week often...

    It's sites I visit at least once a week often nearly every day. Like The Register. Maybe they set the cookie to expire after a few days...

    With so many sites now wanting me to look at a veritable...
  18. Why do sites ask me about cookies every time?

    It seems ironic that many websites ask me to accept cookies, then don't store that information. Isn't there a way for websites to store information about my preferences...?!
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    Amazingly I saw on local news people went to St....

    Amazingly I saw on local news people went to St. Ives for a short break "beacuse it was quiet". When was that last the case!?
  20. Never knew you lived on the Wirral. Coronavirus:...

    Never knew you lived on the Wirral. Coronavirus: Rock Ferry pub shuts over 'lack of social distancing' - BBC News
  21. Thread: Who was this?

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    Who was this?

    Not so 'smart' driver has GBP167k Bentley towed away - BBC News

    Someone here, I'm almost certain...
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    Learn to plaster :)

    Learn to plaster :)
  23. Don't they require immigrants to have some...

    Don't they require immigrants to have some desirable skills?
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    I'm fairly sure you might see those sort of signs...

    I'm fairly sure you might see those sort of signs sometimes regardless of Covid.
  25. You do realise they send people out specially to...

    You do realise they send people out specially to find the crowded pubs to sensationalise it right? And pick camera angles that make it look as bad as possible.

    Apparently it was pretty quiet round...
  26. Remember she has to keep socially distant even...

    Remember she has to keep socially distant even when in your house, from you and the kids. You should be sanitising toilets and anything else you both touch.
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    WHS, if other terms are already around we can...

    WHS, if other terms are already around we can use.

    That said, I wonder if the brave sysadmins/techies retroactively changing this will have to be treated for PTSD after being exposed to such foul...
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    It's a racial statement, not a racist statement.

    It's a racial statement, not a racist statement.
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    I was just coming to report we had found the...

    I was just coming to report we had found the exact same fix. What a cock-up.
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    Thanks, this rings a bell from years ago. Will...

    Thanks, this rings a bell from years ago. Will try it out and see.

    That said... We've been using Chrome on that machine for ages without issues. Why would it suddenly run into issues?

    Sent from...
  31. Yeah apparently so. And pavements, passing roads,...

    Yeah apparently so. And pavements, passing roads, next doors garden... ;)

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    Those are elements of BLM though, not the...

    Those are elements of BLM though, not the official stance.
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    He did have prostitutes literally throwing...

    He did have prostitutes literally throwing themselves at him.



    (Basically, a prostitute poured perfrume over him and started rubbing her hair over him and kissing him)
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    Chrome stopped working

    On a Windows laptop, Chrome simply won't load any page even local addresses like the router - just spins forever. Edge works fine though.

    Anyone else seen or know of such issues? We think Edge...
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    It would always have that lovely smell, you'd be...

    It would always have that lovely smell, you'd be constantly hungry :)
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    Jesus was a pretty unremarkable guy to look at,...

    Jesus was a pretty unremarkable guy to look at, according to the bible. Very few characters get a physical description, a bit like in most books.
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    Can't you explain it? Owning property abroad is a...

    Can't you explain it? Owning property abroad is a complex matter at the best of times not just about retiring.
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    Too soon to say really. Boris' plan to build...

    Too soon to say really.

    Boris' plan to build a billion new houses by September might be a bigger issue.
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    I literally just saw this shared online... COVID...

    I literally just saw this shared online... COVID Outbreaks Are Being Traced Back To Parties — Not Protests
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    They shouldn't just let themselves in, easy. ...

    They shouldn't just let themselves in, easy.

    An 8 METRE fence did you say?!
  41. Nope :) The sad thing is this will hurt small...

    Nope :)

    The sad thing is this will hurt small quirky old pubs worse, as they don't have huge spaces and big gardens. Spoons will be far better placed to employ distancing measures, for customers...
  42. The pubs worth going to won't be awash with...

    The pubs worth going to won't be awash with drongoes anyway. Ours is waiting a while to re-open anyway.
  43. But announcing to do it MUCH faster is quite...

    But announcing to do it MUCH faster is quite significant considering their manifesto set things out for far longer timescale than a government term, this means they actually have to do it not promise...
  44. It was quite an interesting speech. A lot of big...

    It was quite an interesting speech. A lot of big promises. A LOT of spending.
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    I like it and 900k is less than they spend on...

    I like it and 900k is less than they spend on pens.

    I saw on Twitter "every drop of paint was enhanced with Remainer tears; that's how it gets that special lustre"

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    For once AtW makes a good point. Pubs are going...

    For once AtW makes a good point. Pubs are going to face a proper onslaught of lager-lager types if the weather is fine. No chance of getting drunken folk to obey rules.

    Those I know are trying to...
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    Seems like every time I check the news there's a...

    Seems like every time I check the news there's a new shooting or stabbing or police being attacked. And that's aside from all the BLM stuff and the population acting like idiots.

    Is it national...
  48. I'm amazed the body doesn't just rebel before...

    I'm amazed the body doesn't just rebel before things get that serious.
  49. Beg to differ OG. Also - for someone to need to...

    Beg to differ OG. Also - for someone to need to resort to CUK for friendship, poor guy. Lockdown has a lot to answer for.

    Sorry to trigger you Woohoo. Stick your clubs up your backside and use the...
  50. Well one example is a WiFi I'm using loses...

    Well one example is a WiFi I'm using loses internet capability sporadically. Like your home Wifi, or using Wifi on the train. Or maybe a chain of coffeeshops uses the same WiFi but some branches are...
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