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  1. Thread: Are you poor?

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    No offence was intended and nor did I wish to...

    No offence was intended and nor did I wish to start a debate or to slag off "the poor". It was a genuine question. I know people who survive on much less than £35 per day after housing costs, people...
  2. Thread: Are you poor?

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    Are you poor?

    I saw this on a BBC web page,

    https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/624/cpsprodpb/2554/production/_110065590__106380894_poverty_families_v3_-3x640-nc.png

    So please forgive my ignorance, but is this...
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    Poll: Let him get a word in edgeways? Someone did...

    Let him get a word in edgeways?

    Someone did the maths, Marr's blithering and blustering was 43% of the interview. Boris was barely able to mention that viewers might like to hear his answers...
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    I hardly think my Dark Star quip counts as being...

    I hardly think my Dark Star quip counts as being triggered :glasses
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    Is SAS secretly Commander Powell ? :eek: ...

    Is SAS secretly Commander Powell ? :eek:

    https://www.aveleyman.com/Gallery/2017/S/79485-4420.jpg
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    I went with QNAP... and kinda wish I'd gone...

    I went with QNAP... and kinda wish I'd gone Synology. Fan on the QNAP can be noisy. Really it needs replacing, I think the bearing is going.




    Like you, I went with "always on always...
  7. Oh do be quiet, we ALL KNOW now that Churchill...

    Oh do be quiet, we ALL KNOW now that Churchill was in favour of the UK being part of a United Europe, any any attempt by you or anyone else to unspin this bulltulip lie is pure malevolence! :tongue
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    Oh I quite liked it. Agree. Haven't...

    Oh I quite liked it.




    Agree.

    Haven't been watching the new BBC version, it looks underwhelming from the trailers.

    I'll keep an eye out for the Fox one.
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    And I believe that Intel SSD have build in...

    And I believe that Intel SSD have build in self-destruct too :-/

    ...
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    By the same token, I wonder how many are voting...

    By the same token, I wonder how many are voting Labour BECAUSE of him. I suspect it's a lot, e.g. anyone under 25.
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    You mean, like the postal vote in Peterborough?...

    You mean, like the postal vote in Peterborough? It's odd and I can see it being repeated. :ohwell
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    Same as the Labs and Libs then :-)

    Same as the Labs and Libs then :-)
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    I love your boast posts! Your contrarian post...

    I love your boast posts! Your contrarian post titles are usually the give-away of some swaggering content. You're so much better at them than that other W fella, although he's been copying your style...
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    He hasn't been leader for 30 years :rollin:

    He hasn't been leader for 30 years :rollin:
  15. Thread: Friday 13th

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    You've been away a while! Nice to see you back.

    You've been away a while! Nice to see you back.
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    Except MPs will vote themselves more. Labour is...

    Except MPs will vote themselves more. Labour is promising public sector pay increases of 5%. MPs get a lot of expenses.

    Whereas OPM and lots more like him will be royally rogered.
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    Superbly well put and succinct.

    Superbly well put and succinct.
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    The drive failures I saw were not in a NAS but a...

    The drive failures I saw were not in a NAS but a stand-alone PC, 3 drives in a RAID 5 config, or perhaps they were mirrored, I don't recall. There was no thrashing... in fact I'd say they were barely...
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    ^ Ah good one Whorty, there was I thinking you're...

    ^ Ah good one Whorty, there was I thinking you're a self-righteous smug so-and-so, but it turns out you can look in the mirror and laugh at yourself after all ! :smile
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    I don't think it matters much if he is or isn't,...

    I don't think it matters much if he is or isn't, it's about whose policies will be less damaging.

    Lying about whether you shagged some publicity-hungry American bird is one thing, being deluded...
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    Personally, I'd avoid Seagate and WD HDD like the...

    Personally, I'd avoid Seagate and WD HDD like the plague.

    HDS (now HGST) and Toshiba consistently come out top in these reports:
    Hard Drive Reliability in 2019: Failure Rates of 108,461 Drives
    ...
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    Good stuff. I do wish that we could see similar...

    Good stuff. I do wish that we could see similar for "the others" who also tell whoppers on a regular basis.
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    Interesting. My BB is also mostly business. My...

    Interesting. My BB is also mostly business. My accountant didn't think it was worth the faff to try to claim any back since the saving would not be that much, certainly not worth the perceived...
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    Poll: finally? finally? that will never die :tongue

    finally? finally? that will never die :tongue
  25. HEADLINE: UK growth 3 times that of Germany!...

    HEADLINE: UK growth 3 times that of Germany! Despite Brexit!

    :banana::banana:
  26. "I'd rather pedal a little girl's bike" .... very...

    "I'd rather pedal a little girl's bike" .... very funny :laugh

    Although I abhor the sexist gender stereotyping :tantrum:
  27. The difference it makes is not splitting the vote...

    The difference it makes is not splitting the vote in constituencies where the Tories need every last vote to win. Although that's probably all of them these days :grin
  28. Thread: Going permie

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    I'm assuming it's HMRC telling the Govt (of...

    I'm assuming it's HMRC telling the Govt (of either colour) that there are untold riches to be had screwing contractors, with no thought of any wider consequences. Just another day in the office for...
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    Cheers for the graphic content warning on the...

    Cheers for the graphic content warning on the dental article :o :eyes :(

    Love the dog vision link !
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    Clintons, Mothercare, Debenhams is closing...

    Clintons, Mothercare, Debenhams is closing stores, and now the Watergate coffee shop is going?
    Owners of Chester cafe closing after three years say Watergate Street is at 'coffee shop saturation...
  31. Indeed, this is already happening. Lib Dems...

    Indeed, this is already happening.
    Lib Dems stand down in Bristol West as part of national 'Unite to Remain' electoral pact - Bristol Live

    Lib Dems reveal they will not contest Exeter at general...
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    I'm sorry but to Joe Bloggs paying PAYE, you're a...

    I'm sorry but to Joe Bloggs paying PAYE, you're a tax avoider. According to the HMRC definition, you're a tax avoider. Disagree all you like that the definition is wrong :freaky: You are not paying...
  33. Well remembered, I knew I'd heard the 'esteemed...

    Well remembered, I knew I'd heard the 'esteemed customers' thing on here before :happy
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    Mothercare was in the poo in 2002, ANALYSIS:...

    Mothercare was in the poo in 2002,
    ANALYSIS: Mothercare faces up to its failure

    Finally failed in 2019, reasons given do not include the B word,
    What has gone wrong at Mothercare? - BBC News
  35. Thread: Shall I...

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    5 minutes searching, and: JLR £1bn Jaguar...

    5 minutes searching, and:

    JLR £1bn
    Jaguar Land Rover gives GBP1bn vote of confidence | Business | The Times

    Hitachi £400m
    Hitachi wins GBP400m contract to boost factory in County Durham -...
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    I'm watching a documentary at the moment called...

    I'm watching a documentary at the moment called "People of Earth". Do you think that Farage is one of the reptilians?
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    Poll: I don't think that the great British Public give...

    I don't think that the great British Public give a toss or very much registered these.

    In fact I'd say that Gina Miller &co have given the Tories a big boost.

    No-one likes the entitled elite,...
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    Spoken like a true democrat !

    Spoken like a true democrat !
  39. Well I wondered that too.

    Well I wondered that too.
  40. Why the need to escape from Vietnam using traffickers?

    Genuine but maybe a stupid question: from Vietnam can’t someone just catch a plane to London on a tourist visa and then overstay?

    The press seems almost certain that one of the victims is from...
  41. Indeed, but looking at where the 160bn (total...

    Indeed, but looking at where the 160bn (total gross revenue) comes from, 17bn is from VAT and tariffs, some of that can be attributed to the UK too (3bn from VAT)

    Furthermore, included in the...
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    Piffle. You seem obsessed with proving the...

    Piffle. You seem obsessed with proving the "Little Englander" mentality, when in reality Britain has been reaching out to the world and welcoming foreigners for generations. Mainly through invasion...
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    Dictatorship? Seems to me that Bercow is dictator...

    Dictatorship? Seems to me that Bercow is dictator and remainers love it.
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    Poll: Haven't you been paying any attention whatsoever?...

    Haven't you been paying any attention whatsoever? :tongue
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    :rollin: Not quite sure how that analogy came...

    :rollin:

    Not quite sure how that analogy came to you, but it's very funny!
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    Very true. It does make me wonder (not for the...

    Very true. It does make me wonder (not for the first time) why there's been so much heartache about the WA when, assumably, any flaws or things that turn out to be not as expected, can be resolved in...
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    Yes, agreed, but then you are SO much cleverer...

    Yes, agreed, but then you are SO much cleverer than the rest of us. It must be so frustrating to be cleverer and richer and happier than everyone else :grin




    P.S.
    An Overview of the...
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    All the more surprising then that Labour can't...

    All the more surprising then that Labour can't support the deal.
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    Poll: By the same token, if Labour blocks the deal,...

    By the same token, if Labour blocks the deal, they can expect to be annihilated in the GE
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    I'm hearing he's against it... (interview he gave...

    I'm hearing he's against it... (interview he gave to Fox Business 2 hours ago)
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