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  1. No because the problems started long before that....

    No because the problems started long before that. Abolishing grammar schools for instance...
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    Once electric vehicles reach critical mass I'd...

    Once electric vehicles reach critical mass I'd expect a tax to be imposed on domestic chargers, perhaps in proportion to speed/current
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    Path

    Path
  4. Lord Clyde (Ayrshire Pullman Motor Services v...

    Lord Clyde (Ayrshire Pullman Motor Services v Inland Revenue [1929]):-

    "No man in the country is under the smallest obligation, moral or other, so to arrange his legal relations to his business or...
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    It's probably time for Dido to raise the White...

    It's probably time for Dido to raise the White Flag... :igmc:
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    FTFY. AIUI, IANAA, etc. :smile

    FTFY. AIUI, IANAA, etc. :smile
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    Mars

    Mars
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    FTFY (

    FTFY (<= rather than <). AIUI, IANAA, etc. :smile
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    castle

    castle
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    Ooh, ah, a little bit more

    Ooh, ah, a little bit more
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    Tommy DeVito, founding member of the Four...

    Tommy DeVito, founding member of the Four Seasons, has died after contracting Covid-19

    Tommy DeVito: Four Seasons founding member dies aged 92 - BBC News
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    pod

    pod
  13. Drayteks are good, I've had several in the past,...

    Drayteks are good, I've had several in the past, although for the last couple of years I've been running a Netgear D6400 which does everything I need it to and doesn't upset the other half with its...
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    Toe

    Toe
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    Does that apply in here as well?

    Does that apply in here as well?
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    If it's a choice between PlusNet and BT I'd go...

    If it's a choice between PlusNet and BT I'd go for PlusNet - even though they're owned by BT - because:-

    a) their call centre(s) is/are in this country
    b) they don't work from a script so you...
  17. Not strictly true with PlusNet, they'll open a...

    Not strictly true with PlusNet, they'll open a case without it but it wouldn't hurt for if they come back and say everything's fine :smile
  18. We're with PlusNet (40/10 FTTC) and I WFH using...

    We're with PlusNet (40/10 FTTC) and I WFH using RDP all the time, and we never encounter this sort of problem. Although my PC is turned off every night the router (Netgear D6400) stays powered up for...
  19. We've had flights to Florida for next January...

    We've had flights to Florida for next January (and AirBnB) booked for some time, but the way Covid-19 is going out there suggests:-

    a) the cruise we were going to join might not sail

    b) we...
  20. Not revered perhaps, but what about those who...

    Not revered perhaps, but what about those who recognised the error of their ways, repented, and used their accumulated wealth to right their wrongs and benefit the community rather than themselves?...
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    Tears

    Tears
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    Bat

    Bat
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    Sugar

    Sugar
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    Length of engagement is irrelevant (see the...

    Length of engagement is irrelevant (see the Cawdor Golf Club case), although obviously as time goes on the risk of drifting into employee-like behaviour needs to constantly be kept in check.

    As...
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    whisky

    whisky
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    grease

    grease
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    Not sure that's a good idea :eek

    Not sure that's a good idea :eek
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    I really can't understand my wife. She said to...

    I really can't understand my wife. She said to me, "Fine - have a tattoo".

    Then she complains about the marching band in the front garden
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    Probably a cop...

    Probably a cop...
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    Solves the housing shortage :igmc:

    Solves the housing shortage :igmc:
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    Ball

    Ball
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    Yep, we don't want any of that troublesome...

    Yep, we don't want any of that troublesome Freedom of Speech in this country
  33. Thread: Lady-A

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    The world has gone doolally... :eek

    The world has gone doolally... :eek
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    Iron

    Iron
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    I wonder if those tearing down the Colston statue...

    I wonder if those tearing down the Colston statue and filming it on their iphones were aware of their hypocrisy? :mad:
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    Does the BBC still have Pot Black in its...

    Does the BBC still have Pot Black in its archives? :eek
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    winks

    winks
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    Rupert Hine, producer for Tina Turner, Rush and...

    Rupert Hine, producer for Tina Turner, Rush and Underworld, has died aged 72

    Cue a surge of people trying to pronounce

    Taumatawhakatangihangakoayauo-
    Tamateaturipukakapikimaungahoro-...
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    End

    End
  40. What would you call those we see in the broadcast...

    What would you call those we see in the broadcast media then? (not to mention Polly Toynbee :eek )
  41. Apologies, I was just relaying what I'd been...

    Apologies, I was just relaying what I'd been told, although I guess the effect is the same :(
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    Honey

    Honey
  43. The amendment was defeated :(

    The amendment was defeated :(
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    Grandsprogs are great, our 3rd was born on...

    Grandsprogs are great, our 3rd was born on lockdown day (23rd March) but as she's nearly 200 miles away we've not been able to cuddle her yet. Thank goodness the pandemic didn't hit a year or two...
  45. "No listen mode". Yeah, right...

    "No listen mode". Yeah, right...
  46. Is that (verifiably) true?

    Is that (verifiably) true?
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    They might not be made of spare parts from a...

    They might not be made of spare parts from a fridge but other than that it looks like you can :grin
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    Do you like duckling?

    I don't know, I never duckled

    (The old jokes are the best...:igmc: )
  49. Isn't hindsight wonderful?

    :grin
  50. FTFY

    FTFY
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