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    Sticky: I've had enough of the day and am a bit fed up so...

    I've had enough of the day and am a bit fed up so I'll probably do the washing up and then go to bed.

    Oh bugrit. I haven't made the effing bed yet.

    So - washing up, make the bed, shower, go to...
  2. If your belt is loose, you may lose your trousers...

    If your belt is loose, you may lose your trousers :D
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    Sticky: Watching BBC iPlayer - McQueen...

    Watching BBC iPlayer - McQueen

    Sen it before but it's very good. All about the designer Alexander McQueen, where he came from, how he started out. The days leading up to and the impact of his...
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    Sticky: Parentals have been called. All is good in...

    Parentals have been called. All is good in Sussex. My brother is still furloughed, the only one in his office still being paid to do nothing. He's expecting to be made redundant and is quite happy...
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    Sadly not available on iPlayer any more. Ah....

    Sadly not available on iPlayer any more.

    Ah. Found it on Amazon
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    I said the tutu was fetching :D

    I said the tutu was fetching :D
  7. Try to find roles that will expose you to the...

    Try to find roles that will expose you to the areas you're interested in finding out more on.

    My uncle's tactic (he's a programme manager) was to always sit down with the techies/SMEs on a project...
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    Poll: There's definitely something suss going on

    There's definitely something suss going on
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    I was going to asterisk it with 'other beverages...

    I was going to asterisk it with 'other beverages are available' but knew that sensible people wouldn't need such a qualifier.
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    Sticky: Bedding laundry done. Bed not yet made. ...

    Bedding laundry done.

    Bed not yet made.

    Contemplating hoovering.

    I have been doing a bit of opening drawers and cupboards and chucking stuff out. Can't say I notice vast amounts of space...
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    Are people using the search function?? :eek:

    Are people using the search function?? :eek:
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    Drink gin, not water!

    Drink gin, not water!
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    Sticky: Exactly. Eggy bread should not be tampered with.

    Exactly. Eggy bread should not be tampered with.
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    It's a very fetching tutu, you shouldn't knock it...

    It's a very fetching tutu, you shouldn't knock it until you've tried it
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    If it's a one off then I'm not sure setting up a...

    If it's a one off then I'm not sure setting up a LtdCo is worth it. It's unlikely, but not impossible, that the agency will accept you as a sole trader. Worth asking though. You would then need to...
  16. Well done on the sobriety!

    Well done on the sobriety!
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    Sticky: French toast is an abomination

    French toast is an abomination
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    Sticky: The duvet was washed and draped. The bed sheet...

    The duvet was washed and draped. The bed sheet and pillow cases are approaching their final spin.
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    Eh? How do you get the water to stay in the...

    Eh? How do you get the water to stay in the shower such that it reaches your nose? :D They've got drainage issues as well then
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    :rollin: :tumble:

    :rollin:

    :tumble:
  21. Thread: Perm vs FTC

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    That's where a bit of negotiating could work in...

    That's where a bit of negotiating could work in the OP's favour. I don't think all perm roles have 3 months' notice (but then I haven't held a perm role since 2005) but the OP could negotiate a...
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    Sticky: Shamefully forgot to add that the bed has been...

    Shamefully forgot to add that the bed has been stripped and the first load (duvet cover) is in the WM.

    I finally got around to putting away the clothes washing I did in the week so I have...
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    Sticky: But everyone's well? And your brother's house is...

    But everyone's well? And your brother's house is finally being fixed?
  24. Crikey, you were feeling a bit deep and...

    Crikey, you were feeling a bit deep and meaningful at 2 am!
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all. Overcast with white...

    :wave:

    Morning all.

    Overcast with white cloud. Currently 12 degrees with a forecast high of 16. Cloud cover not likely to lift. Low chance of precipitation this evening. Barometer up to 1009...
  26. Poll: No. It's a perfectly valid pronoun to use. I...

    No. It's a perfectly valid pronoun to use. I don't want to assign a gender to you as I reserve those for humans.
  27. Thread: Perm vs FTC

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    I really don't get all this worry about...

    I really don't get all this worry about explaining away a perm job. Many here have dipped in and out as opportunities have presented themselves and lived to tell the tale.

    A manger at an ex-client...
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    Sticky: I turned the telly off and decided to read a...

    I turned the telly off and decided to read a book. Glad I missed out on not seeing comfortably numb.

    Reading Natives: Race & Class in the Ruins of Empire. It's written by a mixed race man of...
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    Sticky: Still the same offer as when you last told us?...

    Still the same offer as when you last told us? Are you on commission?
  30. Poll: Bucky seems to be more their level

    Bucky seems to be more their level
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    Sticky: Every time NF reports on his Chinese visits I get...

    Every time NF reports on his Chinese visits I get dinner envy, irrespective of whether I'm hungry or not. I never do anything about it but I have a plethora of such establishments near me and I...
  32. Poll: Why are you resurrecting a thread that 7.5 years...

    Why are you resurrecting a thread that 7.5 years old?
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    Looking at the Jobserve price list, you've got to...

    Looking at the Jobserve price list, you've got to wonder how those fake adverts pay?

    JobServe Product Price List
  34. Thread: Perm vs FTC

    by ladymuck
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    I'd do some reading on your rights etc in a FTC...

    I'd do some reading on your rights etc in a FTC vs perm contract. If it's going to last more than two years then an FTC becomes perm for the purposes of some rights IIRC.

    I'm currently struggling...
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    The trouble is, it would be fine if it were just...

    The trouble is, it would be fine if it were just them affected by their idiocy but 15k people can spread the virus far and wide if there a few infected ringers in the group
  36. Cemetaries?? I guess there will always be dead...

    Cemetaries?? I guess there will always be dead people needing burying.
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    Sticky: Watching the first part of Louis Theroux - Life...

    Watching the first part of Louis Theroux - Life on the Edge looking back at his documentaries over the years. I do like his approach and the way he's dealt with all the crazies he's met.
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    Sticky: There appears to be a light shower starting up....

    There appears to be a light shower starting up. This was not forecast when I looked this morning!
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    Sticky: I'm currently thinking about a reorganisation of...

    I'm currently thinking about a reorganisation of my living/dining room. Gives me something to do while sitting on the sofa drinking coffee and eating biscuits.
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    I did wonder if I'd just woken up in the shower...

    I did wonder if I'd just woken up in the shower and everything was a dream
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    Sticky: You had a bottle of Cremant d'Alsace too? What a...

    You had a bottle of Cremant d'Alsace too? What a funny coincidence!
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all Clear blue sky, lovely...

    :wave:

    Morning all

    Clear blue sky, lovely sunny morning. Currently 9 degrees with a forecast high of 13 and cloud cover increasing as the day progresses. Low chance of rain. Barometer up to...
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    Sticky: Ents is now Midnight Diner on Netflix, which I...

    Ents is now Midnight Diner on Netflix, which I was introduced to by HWMBO.

    Short films based around a Tokyo diner and its regulars.
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    Sticky: It's a little oversentimental. The photography at...

    It's a little oversentimental. The photography at the beginning was superb. The kelp forest is a very interesting world and I would have liked to have learned more about that rather than the chap's...
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    Sticky: Hmm... How can I get Sky Arts... I may still...

    Hmm... How can I get Sky Arts...

    I may still have access to my brother's Sky account.
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    Sticky: Careful, now! See you in a month :D

    Careful, now! See you in a month :D
  47. That's still a formal exchange. They may have...

    That's still a formal exchange. They may have something in the contract that allows them to accept as hoc requests.

    I'd say a request to do a one day task is significantly different to a small...
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    Maybe that's why I never used to like them but...

    Maybe that's why I never used to like them but now I do
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    Sticky: Watching it now

    Watching it now
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    Like a Google timeline add on?

    Like a Google timeline add on?
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