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    What? Like .tv? :grin

    What? Like .tv? :grin
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    Where are the charts!?

    Where are the charts!?
  3. Transparent squid proxy with a whitelist. You can...

    Transparent squid proxy with a whitelist. You can force the DHCP router to route via that, but if he is clever enough to do MAC spoofing, you're probably on to a loser unless you are prepared to...
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    I think you're right too. I've read anecdotally...

    I think you're right too. I've read anecdotally that although the odds are in Biden's favour, most people seem to be betting for Trump. I suspect given the (IMO rightly deserved) vitriol he's getting...
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    They're all pretty much of a muchness to be...

    They're all pretty much of a muchness to be honest. I have the Red Devil and it works fine for me. Any reason you're going 5700XT though? nVidia have just released the 3800RTX (which is WAY more...
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    I didn't say fully redundant. They're not fully...

    I didn't say fully redundant. They're not fully redundant unless they go different routes via different routers, through different ISPs and are on different power supplies, and even then....

    It's...
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    Because even armoured cables cost Next to nothing...

    Because even armoured cables cost Next to nothing relatively speaking, and 25 years in ops has taught me you will always need more capacity/redundancy than you plan for originally.

    2 cables gives...
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    In that case get the sparky to run 2x shielded...

    In that case get the sparky to run 2x shielded cat6 and terminate it in a face plate at both ends. That's what I did. Wish I'd also got them to do fibre at the time, but too late now.
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    FOG? Have I mist something?

    FOG? Have I mist something?
  10. Don't be too smug. You realise that BitTorrent...

    Don't be too smug. You realise that BitTorrent works by uploading and downloading at the same time? You don't have to seed to upload.
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    If it’s a 100 miles commute, that’s probably 2-3...

    If it’s a 100 miles commute, that’s probably 2-3 extra hours a day, so even accounting for the mileage costs, it’s not the same money.

    If you’re that bothered about it looking junior, use some of...
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    Depending on how old your 40" one is, you might...

    Depending on how old your 40" one is, you might find the LG 55" OLEDs aren't that much bigger, they have virtually no bezel.

    I've got a 55" and 65" OLED, the only reason I'd consider swapping the...
  13. Thread: Garden office

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    If I don't take it with me I guess I'd have to...

    If I don't take it with me I guess I'd have to sell it to myself (from the company) at fair market value at which point I can sell it as part of the house.

    For me it's kind of moot though as I...
  14. Thread: Garden office

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    Yes you can. Mine is a prefab from Garden...

    Yes you can.

    Mine is a prefab from Garden Buildings | The UKs Leading Provider | Green Retreats

    If and when I move house I plan to take it with me. That's one of their key selling points.
    ...
  15. Thread: Home Gym Ideas

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    Fiddly in what way? I've got a pair of Everlast...

    Fiddly in what way? I've got a pair of Everlast (sportsdirect specials) for £199 each. Goes from 5kg->32.5kg in 2.5kg increments. Seem OK to me and don't take up very much space.

    I've paired them...
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    Just wondering for all those people applying for...

    Just wondering for all those people applying for the loan, what are you actually using it for? Is there some magic interest tree I don't know anything about, or is everyone gambling on the stock...
  17. You're a contractor man, can't you just work from...

    You're a contractor man, can't you just work from the other wing of the house, or at a push the coachhouse?
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    Giving you the benefit of assuming that you're...

    Giving you the benefit of assuming that you're not a troll....

    It really depends on the contract, whether there are one or more intermediaries and what you negotiate.

    Almost all of my...
  19. Thread: IR35 + MVL

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    For the benefit of posterity: Targeted...

    For the benefit of posterity:

    Targeted anti-avoidance rule: watch out when winding up

    Condition C applies.
  20. Thread: IR35 + MVL

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    Aha... Didn't realise there was a 2 year limit....

    Aha... Didn't realise there was a 2 year limit. That makes sense.

    Thanks....
  21. Thread: IR35 + MVL

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    IR35 + MVL

    Hi All,
    I finished up at a company a couple of weeks ago, and so far the only thing that's shown up is a reasonably well paying inside IR35 role. The contract would be for 6 months. As I...
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    From when, and this thread is useless without a...

    From when, and this thread is useless without a chart.....
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    But why can't they just set up a new one? Is...

    But why can't they just set up a new one? Is there some antispam bot thing that works on IP addresses? I'm not even sure how that'd work given loads of them are probably behind a NATted firewall?
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    Weird Linkedin contacts

    Hi Folks,
    Anyone else seeing weird stuff on LinkedIn? 3 times now I've had Indian recruiters (Silverlink, Black Apple etc) contact me from other people's LinkedIn account. I asked one guy why he...
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    Why does the inside/outside IR35 thing have any...

    Why does the inside/outside IR35 thing have any relevance? If you don't think you'll be able to pay it back, don't borrow it? :rolleyes:
  26. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    Wasn't it $100k? I'm sure someone said it was...

    Wasn't it $100k? I'm sure someone said it was going to be $100k by last Christmas?
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    ...but he said, "You have got balls [to do that]...

    ...but he said, "You have got balls [to do that] as a contractor."
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    This. I have a chunk in personal cash, a B2L and...

    This. I have a chunk in personal cash, a B2L and also a stocks and shares ISA :sick I've got a bit in the company. If the brown stuff hit the fan I initially woudln't give a stuff where the money was...
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    Locke + Key on Netflix is great. Based on the...

    Locke + Key on Netflix is great.

    Based on the graphic novels.
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    Unfortunately cancelled on a massive cliff...

    Unfortunately cancelled on a massive cliff hanger. :ohwell
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    Poll: This. Was very ill for about 48 hours. Fever,...

    This. Was very ill for about 48 hours. Fever, hallucinations everything hurt, and then rough as a badger for about 2 weeks afterwards.
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    When I’ve finished my current kubernetes cert,...

    When I’ve finished my current kubernetes cert, I’m going to sign up to MasterClass for some non-work related training. Some of that stuff looks great.
  33. I'm deferring for as long as possible and...

    I'm deferring for as long as possible and investing it all in Crypto. What could possibly go wrong? Scooter says so.....

    :emb
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    It's one of the main tenets of IR35 defence....

    It's one of the main tenets of IR35 defence. Mutuality of obligation (to accept and offer work). You should really know this.



    Who knows? Maybe because it gives the inexperienced a comfort...
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    All those extra beds in there. My money is on an...

    All those extra beds in there. My money is on an AirBNB scam thing like has been all over the news recently.
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    He was on Live at the Apollo a few weeks ago.

    He was on Live at the Apollo a few weeks ago.
  37. Thread: VDSL bonding

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    VDSL bonding

    Anyone doing this?

    I could do with a bit more speed as I'm almost 100% remote and doing a lot of stuff with AWS. Pulling and pushing large java dump files is getting a bit tedious. Lots of places...
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    He started a thread on Cryptocurrencies to post...

    He started a thread on Cryptocurrencies to post absolute bollocks in instead......
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    Poll: But this was "definitely before Xmas 2018" We...

    But this was "definitely before Xmas 2018"

    We need a graph of Scootie's predictions vs actual reality. I wonder what it'd look like compared to, "The stuff my mate says..." I bet it'd be about on...
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    Poll: Didn't you also say that it was going to north of...

    Didn't you also say that it was going to north of $100k?
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    Microsoft Action Pack....

    Hi All,
    Considering subscribing as I have a few windows bits and bobs to do. Does anyone know if the office 365 licenses can be used on OSX. Office 365 is web based right?
  42. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    This is either bollocks, or you are unable to...

    This is either bollocks, or you are unable to master the simple set of rules? Or both? :eyes
  43. Is the new contract still inside IR35? If not,...

    Is the new contract still inside IR35? If not, you're probably OK, unless of course they're suggesting that you'd now IR35 caught.
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    What are you worrying about? Just take the...

    What are you worrying about? Just take the extension, and if they decide it's inside give notice?
  45. Thread: Santacide

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    Yeah, give her my regards..... :wink

    Yeah, give her my regards..... :wink
  46. Thread: Anne Sacoolas

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    Isn't that the definition of an accident?

    Isn't that the definition of an accident?
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    Ahahahahahahahaha..... 90 days..... LOL...

    Ahahahahahahahaha..... 90 days..... LOL :rollin::rollin::rollin:

    If I was contracting direct with central government directly, I might consider 90 days. If the rate was high enough.

    A noddy...
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    But what's the point of a platform? If you're...

    But what's the point of a platform? If you're assuming clients will come direct to you with requirements, why?

    If they're savvy enough/looking to save money, they'll go direct to LinkedIn/Jobserve...
  49. The comparable Samsung to the LG is this (5,120 x...

    The comparable Samsung to the LG is this (5,120 x 1,440):

    QLED Gaming Monitor | Dual QHD Display

    Not sure you can stack the Samsung, but HDR might make it worth it...
  50. Out of interest - why that one and not the...

    Out of interest - why that one and not the Samsung (which has a faster refresh rate and HDR) or the Dell or Philips one?

    I've also been looking at these.
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