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    Yes. I trust Geoff. And he keeps a good pint.

    Yes. I trust Geoff. And he keeps a good pint.
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    Yeah, you believe that fella :rolleyes: I'd...

    Yeah, you believe that fella :rolleyes:

    I'd much rather trust my details with my local than I would with the likes of 'spoonies or this Tory government.
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    Maybe 'spoonies won't, but my local is all good...

    Maybe 'spoonies won't, but my local is all good :wink
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    Did GDPR pass you by?

    Did GDPR pass you by?
  5. Poll: Interesting as I'm still with my first wife...

    Interesting as I'm still with my first wife :cretin:
  6. Poll: He may also be on his second bottle of vino...

    He may also be on his second bottle of vino :rolleyes:
  7. Poll: He read the thread about when some of us started...

    He read the thread about when some of us started on CUK, and noticed that some of us didn't see the post first time around so he's bringing this valuable thread to our attention.

    Either that or...
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    :D

    :D
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    All you've done there is use Wiki to list banks...

    All you've done there is use Wiki to list banks that no longer trade under that name and/or was taken over by other banks. Agreed, some did go pop (e.g. Barings) but for very specific reasons. Very,...
  10. Thread: More Darwinism

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    Idiots.

    Idiots.
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    Care to re-write those 2 sentences in a way that...

    Care to re-write those 2 sentences in a way that makes them coherent?
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    There are so many reasons not to install the app...

    There are so many reasons not to install the app (assuming you even have a phone that is compatible) - It beggars belief how these Tories manage to get up in the morning and dress themselves!
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    If I was on a trading game then given where we...

    If I was on a trading game then given where we are and what is happening in the world I'd probably go for a drop on FTSE rather than rise ... but it's a 70/30 to me that the market will drop a bit. I...
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    Sticky: For me Premium Bonds is a safe place for cash...

    For me Premium Bonds is a safe place for cash after maxing out ISA's. I have the max in ERNIE and tend to get a steady win each month, but as you say the returns aren't great although I have hit a...
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    https://i.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/facebook/001/8...

    https://i.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/facebook/001/845/265/815.jpg
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    Since the initial drop (due to CV19) and slight...

    Since the initial drop (due to CV19) and slight recovery the trend of the FTSE100 has been flat, floating around 5800-6200.

    So, if you're interested only in the trend, how come you keep trying to...
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    At least :D Been in this house over 5 years and...

    At least :D Been in this house over 5 years and I got it when living in London. It works perfectly well, why change it Oh, and I'm tight as a duck's rear end :smokin
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    When I saw the title, and knowing that it is used...

    When I saw the title, and knowing that it is used as a laxative, I did wonder whether he had shat himself to death :eek:
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    And, as everyone keeps pointing out, the only...

    And, as everyone keeps pointing out, the only reason the market is still not in the 7000's is because of a global pandemic and world governments locking down their countries - 2 things you did not...
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    FTSE100 down 0.01% on the day so far ..... it's...

    FTSE100 down 0.01% on the day so far ..... it's crashing as you predicted :rolleyes:
  21. Thread: Croydon Again

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    I get that people don't like dull but that is...

    I get that people don't like dull but that is hardly tulip in the run down, poverty, dirty, tulip-hole kind of way. My point stands though, that website is full of whingers and their complains about...
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    Really? I can see it being dull, but it must have...

    Really? I can see it being dull, but it must have something going for it if the average property price is c.£800k ;)
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    That website is a hive of complainers - there is...

    That website is a hive of complainers - there is very little (if any) positive said about any area. Even the likes of Weybridge, in prime commuter belt, is slated.
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    Only been to Wood Green for watching Rugby League...

    Only been to Wood Green for watching Rugby League games (Skolars) .... can't say I saw much between the station and the ground though.

    As for Croydon, it's like any City/Town centre, just need to...
  25. Thread: Croydon Again

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    Bloody snowflakes. My wife was based in...

    Bloody snowflakes.

    My wife was based in Croydonia (as she calls it) for about 8 years. Tram from Beckenham then walk from East Croydon to the top of the High Street.

    I'd meet her after work...
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    Colonialism and the oppression of natives is...

    Colonialism and the oppression of natives is nothing to be proud of .... unless you're a jingoistic xenophobe :cool:
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    https://mir-s3-cdn-cf.behance.net/project_modules/...

    https://mir-s3-cdn-cf.behance.net/project_modules/disp/b8f59616989197.562b42ca3c24f.jpg
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    I blame Berty Bassett

    Man dies from eating more than a bag of liquorice a day - BBC News
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    :laugh:laugh:laugh:laugh:laugh:laugh:laugh:laugh

    :laugh:laugh:laugh:laugh:laugh:laugh:laugh:laugh
  30. Thread: Furlough

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    What's this got to do with the furlough scheme?

    What's this got to do with the furlough scheme?
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    What I would like to see is a website showing...

    What I would like to see is a website showing active positive tests by post code/town, that I can look at before I travel. Surely we know the post codes of those testing positive, this is in a DB...
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    Just read this about the versions of IoS and...

    Just read this about the versions of IoS and Android that the app works on. Seems a little limiting! I'm on Android 4 so not even an option for me.

    And with IoS only as recent as may 2020 ........
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    The furlough scheme so far has cost about £40bn....

    The furlough scheme so far has cost about £40bn. The cost of HS2 is estimated to be £55+bn (and given how government projects run we know it will far exceed this). So, in the scheme of things, given...
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    Only us oldies :oldgit:

    Only us oldies :oldgit:
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    No. My mobile is old and already on it's last...

    No.

    My mobile is old and already on it's last legs, so I'm hardly going to install an app from this government that probably hasn't been properly tested until others have tested in real life :D
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    Exactly - his lack of consistency is what makes...

    Exactly - his lack of consistency is what makes him stand out as less than truthful.

    If he had genuinely made $420k this year then as a successful trader he would also be pleased with others...
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    Yes in his fantasy world .... No in the real...

    Yes in his fantasy world ....

    No in the real world ....

    :D
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    A 2% drop isn't a hammering when the markets have...

    A 2% drop isn't a hammering when the markets have been flipping up and down by these values for months now.

    Maybe it's time to drop a few more £k into the US fund to buy more units :D

    What you...
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    I predict the government will continue to cock up...

    I predict the government will continue to cock up their response and the public will continue to ignore common sense. These together will give us a higher infection and death rate than we should be...
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    As I posted - 25% of infections first time...

    As I posted

    - 25% of infections first time round happened in hospitals.
    - 25,000 people were kicked out of hospital beds and sent back to care homes
    - c.25% of those who died in the first peak...
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    You're starting to sound like Scooty ...... "this...

    You're starting to sound like Scooty ...... "this time next year (or some other non-specific time in the future, maybe) I'll be right"

    You're deflecting - your original post was house prices, and...
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    It is interesting hearing all these personal...

    It is interesting hearing all these personal experiences ...... great thread :yay:
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    He'd mine extra crypto's, then bet against...

    He'd mine extra crypto's, then bet against himself :laugh
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    If we're going to look at old posts .... how's...

    If we're going to look at old posts .... how's this one? House prices went up :tongue
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    And 10 months in we still haven't reached 75m...

    And 10 months in we still haven't reached 75m infections. Who'd have thunk it? ;) Maybe ask Scooty to model why it's highly (and I mean HIGHLY) unlikely that 100% of any population would ever become...
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    Higher premium = larger losses He isn't being...

    Higher premium = larger losses

    He isn't being honest with his dates and numbers so it's all bull. Just like the 3000% profit he claimed earlier.

    He was very open and pleased with himself about...
  47. Thread: FLOPM1

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    Sounds anti-contractor to me .... you jealous of...

    Sounds anti-contractor to me .... you jealous of contractors?
  48. Thread: FLOPM1

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    It's Whorty ;) I know nothing about the stock...

    It's Whorty ;)

    I know nothing about the stock markets so my predictions are pretty worthless. Any money I make is purely luck :cool:
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    Strange date to choose - it's pre US election,...

    Strange date to choose - it's pre US election, pre Brexit cliff fall, pre possible peak of CV19, likely pre CV19 vaccine news. Markets change drastically usually due to external factors. Can see the...
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    :D

    :D
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