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    Poll: Or try to sell state secrets to the Russians. ...

    Or try to sell state secrets to the Russians.

    US Capitol riots: Trump supporter arrested after Pelosi '''data theft''' - BBC News
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    Poll: Here he is saying the same thing reported by...

    Here he is saying the same thing reported by Associated Press from a direct interview.

    Disputing Trump, Barr says no widespread election fraud



    That was December 1st 2020, so far they...
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    Poll: Just BBC News reporting the words spoken by the...

    Just BBC News reporting the words spoken by the US Attorney General, a long standing republican who served under Bush and was reappointed by Trump.

    Pretty sure if there had been any evidence he'd...
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    Sticky: Watch that one a while back, it seemed to bounce...

    Watch that one a while back, it seemed to bounce between slapstick gruesome and gruesome gruesome. Good entertainment though, Mads Mikkelsen was very good and the ending had a good twist to it.
  5. Thread: GDPR question

    by DaveB
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    There are a few things to worry about. User...

    There are a few things to worry about.

    User Generated content such as forum posts is tricky. A personal name alone is not PII, but if that could be combined with other data from the site to...
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    Another music related bucket kicking. Talented...

    Another music related bucket kicking.

    Talented but flawed producer Phil Spector dies aged 81 - BBC News
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    Sylvain Sylvain Guitarist and founder member...

    Sylvain Sylvain

    Guitarist and founder member of The New York Dolls

    Sylvain Sylvain: New York Dolls guitarist dies aged 69 - BBC News
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    A British Fish is a Happy Fish!

    Never mind that they are rotting on the dockside because they can't get export paperwork and the lorries are stuck queuing at the ports.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-5I5TQ-V3U
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    Last nail in the coffin for UKIP.

    https://twitter.com/UKIP/status/1349665432412807168

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Err5ez-WMAEZnqV?format=jpg&name=medium
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    Sticky: Bargin Store, like Wilko's without the up market...

    Bargin Store, like Wilko's without the up market presentation. Great for knitted coats with pictures of wolves on the back and multipacks of chocolate bars you've never heard of.
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    Sticky: Morning all :wave: Cold and grey and currently...

    Morning all :wave:

    Cold and grey and currently snowing heavily. Enough thats it's settling even on wet roads and pavements, with no signs of letting up any time soon.

    1st coffee down, 2nd...
  12. Thread: Brexit benefit

    by DaveB
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    It will because the trade deal includes clauses...

    It will because the trade deal includes clauses allowing either side to take action should the other do something that harms trade in any way.

    If the UK starts subsidising industries, changing...
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    https://scontent-lht6-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-0/p350...

    https://scontent-lht6-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-0/p350x350/138230786_10161807850564616_817299587416578195_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&ccb=2&_nc_sid=dbeb18&_nc_ohc=Sueyx7fiSnkAX-oi1sI&_nc_ht=scontent-lht6-1.xx&tp=6&...
  14. Thread: Snowflake alert.

    by DaveB
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    Snowflake alert.

    https://scontent-lht6-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/138596165_10158029067118940_202233462308639617_o.jpg?_nc_cat=106&ccb=2&_nc_sid=8bfeb9&_nc_ohc=4EbfxQ2isGIAX9E5ELc&_nc_ht=scontent-lht6-1.xx&oh=dffaf5a6e3b...
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    Sticky: Are you sure it's a zit? ...

    Are you sure it's a zit?

    https://www.eyeforfilm.co.uk/images/newsite/htgaia.jpg
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    Sticky: Afternoon all. Busy morning fighting with...

    Afternoon all.

    Busy morning fighting with Client B technology while trying to chair a meeting. :bang:

    Lunch is now home made oeufs écossais au boudin noir, avec salade maison. :)
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    Govt. lying again about Brexit deal

    UK ‘rejected offer’ of visa-free tours by musicians in EU, despite blaming Brussels for permit blow | The Independent

    As if the arts and entertainment industry wasn't already up tulip creek with...
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    Sticky: Morning all :wave: CBS and freezing cold with...

    Morning all :wave:

    CBS and freezing cold with hard frost overnight that's resisting the sunshine so far.

    In Hedgehog related news, our lodger is now north of 650g in weight which means he (or...
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    FTFY

    FTFY
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    Sticky: Ah yes, Hermes. The Greek God of leaving it in a...

    Ah yes, Hermes. The Greek God of leaving it in a wheelie bin 2 doors down.
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    More Brexit Dividends

    Anyone with a rental property in France?

    Brace for Brexit 20: Tax hike for French property owners | AccountingWEB
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    Not yet, Dems need to win both seats to take...

    Not yet, Dems need to win both seats to take controls, Rep only need to win one.
  24. Just donate. You don't have to do anything...

    Just donate. You don't have to do anything specific.

    Donate from your Ltd and you can even get tax relief on it.

    If the big names don't float your boat then chucking a tenner a week, or even a...
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    Being good at something or doing a thing doesn't...

    Being good at something or doing a thing doesn't automatically make you a decent human being.
  26. No. Healthcare is not related to NI payments,...

    No. Healthcare is not related to NI payments, they only affect your pension contributions for the state pension. There is a sweet spot for salary where you pay no NI but still get counted as...
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    It's been fine. Only thing I needed to do was...

    It's been fine. Only thing I needed to do was fiddle with the brightness / contrast balance to get it how I like it. Text is perfectly readable at standard font sizes without having to get too...
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    Went for the LG27UL850 - 27" UHD 4K in the end. ...

    Went for the LG27UL850 - 27" UHD 4K in the end. Nothing else came up with a better spec for the money. Had it a few weeks and very pleased with it. It's not doing any heavy lifting in terms of...
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    Sticky: Morning all :wave: Cold and frosty start...

    Morning all :wave:

    Cold and frosty start today. Made cleaning up the dog poo on the back lawn a lot quicker though. It's a lot easier to handle when it's frozen solid.

    Coffee drunk etc. ...
  30. Thread: GBP nose-diving

    by DaveB
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    That will make up for the sausages then. ...

    That will make up for the sausages then.

    Brexit: UK sausage makers face EU export ban - BBC News
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    Sticky: Just not trying hard enough then. :)

    Just not trying hard enough then. :)
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    Sticky: Morning all :wave: Wind has abated, and the...

    Morning all :wave:

    Wind has abated, and the storm seems to have passed too. Really should have put less sprouts in last nights bubble and squeak.

    Big news is that the outdoor Xmas tree made it...
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    Sticky: Hammers don't work, not on anything less than 20...

    Hammers don't work, not on anything less than 20 years old.

    Powerdrill, a decent HSS bit, and drill holes in the things. Make sure you get the platters.
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    One man's traitor is another mans revolutionary,...

    One man's traitor is another mans revolutionary, or something.
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    George Blake George Blake: Soviet Cold War spy...

    George Blake

    George Blake: Soviet Cold War spy and former MI6 officer dies in Russia - BBC News
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    Sticky: Morning all :wave: Merry Xmas to those that...

    Morning all :wave:

    Merry Xmas to those that do.

    We did ours last weekend for various reasons, which meant we were able to see Son and his GF thanks to some coordinated self isolation.
    ...
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    Sticky: They have a section titled Bacon Bits. All Kevin...

    They have a section titled Bacon Bits. All Kevin Bacon movies :)
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    Sticky: Especially with the accompanying alcohol...

    Especially with the accompanying alcohol consumption.
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    There's no pleasing some people.

    Boris Johnson branded a 'Remainer' after Brexit claim | The New European
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    Possibly my favourite author of all time. ...

    Possibly my favourite author of all time. Certainly wrote at least 2 of my favourite books.
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    Where do you get 2/3rds from? Imports from the...

    Where do you get 2/3rds from? Imports from the EU are 52% of our total. 43% of our exports go to the EU.

    26 countries left in the EU, that's 2% each evenly split if we stop importing, we lose...
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    Statistics on UK-EU trade - House of Commons...

    Statistics on UK-EU trade - House of Commons Library



    Total value of the deals we have to date from that link. £178.2bn, £23.8bn of which are agreed in principle but yet to be actually...
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    https://twitter.com/redhistorian/status/1337526891...

    https://twitter.com/redhistorian/status/1337526891868254208



    Pretty much all our food imports, particularly meat and vegetables come either from the EU or via the EU. Pretending it's all going...
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    Sticky: Morning all :wave: In a subtle twist of irony,...

    Morning all :wave:

    In a subtle twist of irony, I now have a laptop and ID for Client B to start on Monday but no contract, as opposed to the usual state of affairs with a new client. Legal people...
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    Absolutely doable, but not overnight. They take...

    Absolutely doable, but not overnight. They take a year to mature and be ready to produce a decent harvest. Plant spring 2021, assuming land is available to the growers, and first harvest will be...
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    Quality French productions standards at their...

    Quality French productions standards at their best :)
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    Beer is still going to be an issue. We brew...

    Beer is still going to be an issue. We brew loads of it in the UK but the vast majority of the hops used are imported, particularly for lagers. Some UK brewers do use UK grown hops, especially in...
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    Is that what NLyUK is calling them now...

    Is that what NLyUK is calling them now...
  49. Triffid invasion might help, at least until they...

    Triffid invasion might help, at least until they hear him talk.
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    Well I wouldn't go that far. :)

    Well I wouldn't go that far. :)
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