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  1. Stop whinging and get that chip off your...

    Stop whinging and get that chip off your shoulder.

    I was renting until I was nearly 26, with the exception of 6 months, always in shared house. I rented for a year at 30. I rented again for 9...
  2. :D

    :D
  3. I've never had a jab for malaria, only tablets. ...

    I've never had a jab for malaria, only tablets. Seems I missed that bullet of being controlled by Gates et al :rolleyes:
  4. Yes, GigiBronz is to the housing market what...

    Yes, GigiBronz is to the housing market what Scooty was to the FTSE 100 :D Both desperate for the 'overpriced' market to crash, and millions to lose £millions, so that they can jump in an make a...
  5. It gives me such a warm and fuzzy feeling how...

    It gives me such a warm and fuzzy feeling how much you care about your fellow humans. So nice you're happy to have people evicted and thrown on the streets (they won't be able to afford to rent, they...
  6. And the far right's solution to avoid this ... is...

    And the far right's solution to avoid this ... is to allow Trump to get away with his actions? You see how this is so wrong? If we constantly allowed bad/dangerous behaviour to go unpunished then...
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    Like I say, you're a Trump fan-boy, you'll never...

    Like I say, you're a Trump fan-boy, you'll never be able to see anything wrong with Trump.

    This has nothing to do with politics, but everything to do with Trump being a very real and present...
  8. To be fair, he has a point ... maybe if they cut...

    To be fair, he has a point ... maybe if they cut down on the champagne and caviar to just twice a week, they should be able to save a bit more. Or something .... :rolleyes:
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    Erm, no, what it's about is a sitting president...

    Erm, no, what it's about is a sitting president who lost an election, trying to instigate a riot. A riot where people died. A riot that he, somehow, thought would help him hang on to power.

    This...
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    Let's see if the Republican's have the guts to...

    Let's see if the Republican's have the guts to support this. For their own sake they need to, they really can't afford to have him trying to stand again in 4 years time.
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    Whataboutery ... :wink

    Whataboutery ... :wink
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    There would have to be so many clauses in the...

    There would have to be so many clauses in the contract that it wouldn't be worth the paper it's written on and I don't think would be a good option. I do like the 'house sold and under offer by 31st...
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    :D

    :D
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    I know you're trying to be witty, but that is...

    I know you're trying to be witty, but that is actually quite sad. The 25 years I had with my wife were always fun and happy and I never for one day regretted marrying her - I actually find it sad...
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    :yay::banana: There is still rumour and...

    :yay::banana:

    There is still rumour and pressure that the current stamp duty holiday may be extended in some way. Gov't said absolutely not, but let's face it, they're quite well known by now for...
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    Correct, not toxic but also not a snap decision. ...

    Correct, not toxic but also not a snap decision.

    As I said previously Mrs W and I talked a lot about this over the past 12-18 months; we knew her time was getting short and she has always been my...
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    It will be my buyer that is the deciding factor...

    It will be my buyer that is the deciding factor as I'm a cash buyer. Personally I can't see us hitting the deadline, but I'm willing to give it a go if they are. Question is, what will they do when...
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    Someone needs to call him out on there, and how...

    Someone needs to call him out on there, and how wrong he always is!
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    Ah, ok ... still warrants one of these :tumble: ...

    Ah, ok ... still warrants one of these :tumble:

    I can safely say that losing your spouse when that person has been such an important part of your life for 25 years is not the same as rocking up to...
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    Renting is not out of the equation just yet....

    Renting is not out of the equation just yet. Knowing what's 'right' is hard even though Mrs W and I talked about this before she passed. I'll view a few different types of property to see what feels...
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    Nope ... I'm lost :tumble:

    Nope ... I'm lost :tumble:
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    CDs and dvds ripped years ago and all on a...

    CDs and dvds ripped years ago and all on a monster SSD drive :yay:

    Saying that though, pretty much all music is available free on YouTube these days via the TV so I rarely even play these CDs...
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    :laugh The buyers are looking to progress...

    :laugh

    The buyers are looking to progress chain free as their sale won't go through fast enough due to a long chain. Not our style though to shaft people
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    Some good advice. I've lived in a flat more...

    Some good advice.

    I've lived in a flat more than houses ... our first home was a flat, then a 3 bed house, then 4 bed house, then 3 bed flat, followed by this 6 bed house. Yes we have lots of...
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    If I lived in an area I wanted to stay in then I...

    If I lived in an area I wanted to stay in then I probably wouldn't sell yet, but I live in the country and don't have anyone here to hold me back. Wife and I moved here to give her some peace in her...
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    She always did. Still along way to go and I've...

    She always did. Still along way to go and I've yet to sell or buy without something going wrong, so tying to keep level headed.
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    didn't work on my phone, too old. I haven't been...

    didn't work on my phone, too old. I haven't been ill either. Maybe I'm using your phone and app :yay:
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    Actually, totally opposite is true. She wrote me...

    Actually, totally opposite is true. She wrote me a letter just before she went and obviously won't go through the details, but she did say she doesn't want me to go through life alone and I should,...
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    Firstly, I'm moving to a 2 bed flat. I was in a 2...

    Firstly, I'm moving to a 2 bed flat. I was in a 2 bed flat when I met my wife and she moved in with me. The flat will be large enough.

    Secondly, I have no plan to meet anyone else. I still...
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    No pics yet, property not officially on market...

    No pics yet, property not officially on market yet so agent not done the photoshoot.
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    Boom ... but very early days

    Before I lost my wife we talked about what I would do after she was gone. She told me to sell up and buy something more suitable for a single bloke. Anyway, this is what happened last week ....
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    I don't agree with you :cool:

    I don't agree with you :cool:
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    Are you implying LM has a 'mild dose' ? :eek: ...

    Are you implying LM has a 'mild dose' ? :eek: Could explain why date night was off this week :p
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    22 hours ago .... 3 hours ago Ooh...

    22 hours ago ....



    3 hours ago



    Ooh the irony that he's having to use Twitter to tell people he's on other platforms, because no one should use Twitter now :laugh
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    Do I get to choose myself, or can I only take the...

    Do I get to choose myself, or can I only take the label someone else gives me?

    It's interesting that I've been labelled 'left' on here loads of times. I've been voting since 1988 and have never...
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    Am I a liberal elite too? Cool :banana:

    Am I a liberal elite too? Cool :banana:
  37. Thread: Job Application

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    If you feel comfortable providing this personal...

    If you feel comfortable providing this personal information to a random stranger on the internet, with no proof of who they are, then go for it. But I think when you look at it that way, you'll see...
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    Just saw this .... feck :eek: Let's hope it...

    Just saw this .... feck :eek: Let's hope it hasn't crashed.
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    TFA Need to do a couple of bike rides (on...

    TFA

    Need to do a couple of bike rides (on Zwift) as the new race league starts on Tuesday and I've not ridden much over the past couple of months for obvious reasons. We have a team of 6 so I need...
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    All good ... I would just like some of these...

    All good ... I would just like some of these nasty posters to either grow up a bit or CUK deal with them if the posters can't control themselves.

    Banter and debate is expected, but I'm a...
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    This is the same BR14 who when I said my wife was...

    This is the same BR14 who when I said my wife was very ill and was coming to end of life posted a :violin: emoji. I didn't complain or kick off, I let it go.

    Maybe he needs to learn some...
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    It's cold today. I'm wearing mittens. I can only...

    It's cold today. I'm wearing mittens. I can only count up to 4 :D
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    Shame CUK doesn't follow a similar process for...

    Shame CUK doesn't follow a similar process for the repetitive offenders on here - banning them for a day, or month, isn't working. Banter is fine, debate is fine, but there are a couple of posters...
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    They were warned. They argued it was project...

    They were warned. They argued it was project fear. I have zero sympathy for them I'm afraid. They are turkey voting for christmas. Hey ho, at least there is a positive ... soon the EU fisherpeople...
  45. erm, yes, like I said, within the laws of the...

    erm, yes, like I said, within the laws of the countries they operate. I never said laws can't / don't change, that's your narrative. Laws change for many reasons, often because of influence from...
  46. erm, yeah, exactly, which is why I said within...

    erm, yeah, exactly, which is why I said within the law of the countries they operate in (the bit you forgot to quote ;))
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    But surely there is a big difference between...

    But surely there is a big difference between legally selling in coffee shops, and illegally selling to kids? And if the ban is only to foreigners, then how does this stop the current illegal selling...
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    I'm glad this law was not in place in 1995. ...

    I'm glad this law was not in place in 1995.

    New Years 1995 a group of us headed to Amsterdam for 5 nights. We stayed in a hotel the other side of the Vondelpark. New Years eve day myself and a...
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    Haven't they been threatening this for years?

    Haven't they been threatening this for years?
  50. I personally didn't value Brown as PM (or...

    I personally didn't value Brown as PM (or Chancellor), and have never voted Labour, but even so as sitting PM when there is no majority he had every right to try and form a coalition with the Lib...
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