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  1. +1 I’ve used them and was very happy. ...

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    I’ve used them and was very happy.

    Google MVL Online - their prices are on the website - very transparent.
  2. Poll: Good Grief. You really know how to live fast...

    Good Grief.

    You really know how to live fast and die young, don’t you? :eyes
  3. As an ex-adjudicator of such a test (aptitude...

    As an ex-adjudicator of such a test (aptitude testing for NVQ programming apprenticeships back in the 90s), you are correct.
  4. Most aptitude tests I've taken I've failed. I...

    Most aptitude tests I've taken I've failed.

    I knew that I would never be able to pass those aptitude tests because they weren't looking for the skills I possessed (pattern recognition, resource...
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    Sticky: oliverson And since the 1 day ban isn’t...

    oliverson


    And since the 1 day ban isn’t available, a 1 month ban for homophobia.
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    Sticky: Hmm... a bit of a glitch I think. Only the one...

    Hmm... a bit of a glitch I think.

    Only the one month ban was available when I retried.

    So I gave him that.
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    I’m locking this thread. Speak to Admin -...

    I’m locking this thread.

    Speak to Admin - he’ll decide whether to unlock or not.
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    So, is anyone going to bother downloading this...

    So, is anyone going to bother downloading this then?

    NHS Covid-19 app: How England and Wales' contact-tracing service works NHS Covid-19 app: How England and Wales''' contact-tracing service works...
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    Ooh! :yay:

    Ooh!

    :yay:
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    Sticky: shackattack. Using standard trolling tactics...

    shackattack.

    Using standard trolling tactics of being offensive then the sob story when challenged.

    My patience ran out.

    Permabanned.
  11. And if he thought a sob story would save him, he...

    And if he thought a sob story would save him, he was wrong.
  12. There aren't any anti-contractors on here. ...

    There aren't any anti-contractors on here.

    There are just contractors and ex-contractors.

    (And you need to respond to this very carefully...)
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    Just to let you know that I went for Plusnet in...

    Just to let you know that I went for Plusnet in the end. I’ll let you know in a few months time if I’m happy with them. :)
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    Oh Pogle. :frown :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug:

    Oh Pogle. :frown

    :hug: :hug: :hug: :hug:
  15. Leave the umbrella ASAP and get yourself into a...

    Leave the umbrella ASAP and get yourself into a legitimate umbrella.
  16. Thread: Imploded

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    We all know this, so it’s not worth repeating, is...

    We all know this, so it’s not worth repeating, is it?
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    Sticky: H20

    Inciting stalkng activity.

    For tulipting on CUK's doorstep. I don't care how horrible or deserving the person might be, don't suggest it on here.

    Do that kind of thing on Facebook or WhatsApp....
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    Just to let anyone else know - I take a very dim...

    Just to let anyone else know - I take a very dim view of this.

    Anyone else inciting this kind of stalking will get banned. and if I hear that PMs have indeed been acted upon, my punishment of all...
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    "Growth Shares Payment" duly added. Issues...

    "Growth Shares Payment" duly added.

    Issues with "Tax Efficient" PAYE Umbrellas
  20. i have no idea what you are trying to achieve...

    i have no idea what you are trying to achieve with this.
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    Actually that would fit me - I'm 'blessed' with a...

    Actually that would fit me - I'm 'blessed' with a big arse and a narrow waist, I need to wear belts or they would be baggy around the top (I used to have a Turkish tailor I would go to in London, who...
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    Oh, I wouldn't advise that either unless you have...

    Oh, I wouldn't advise that either unless you have something specific to discuss.

    ..and you just haven't found the right thread if you want to talk about shares and pensions.

    Other than that I...
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    Yes it is I'm afraid. Buying clothes online is...

    Yes it is I'm afraid. Buying clothes online is rubbish - this is why people send most stuff back (I can't be arsed).

    If you have just one or two sites that send you stuff that fits you tend to...
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    Also are you junior or senior in your current...

    Also are you junior or senior in your current role?

    Unless you have very niche skills, only senior, experienced people are going to get £500+ roles these days.
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    Provided he's out of harm's way from Parliament...

    Provided he's out of harm's way from Parliament this is great news.

    This bit tickled me...



    Oh, I don't think that's a problem at all. I'd be more worried if I was am employee - if the firm...
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    Oohh... I'm a JL customer and was going to go...

    Oohh... I'm a JL customer and was going to go with Plusnet - linky please!
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    Anti contractors - is that like anti matter? ...

    Anti contractors - is that like anti matter?

    Would they explode/implode if in contact with one another?
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    Just started Avenue 5. Watching Hugh Laurie...

    Just started Avenue 5.

    Watching Hugh Laurie panic and drop his American accent was a treat. :laugh
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    Until they realise that tax rises applies to all,...

    Until they realise that tax rises applies to all, not just 'other people'...
  30. Yes it will.

    Yes it will.
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    I just use a mouse jiggles...

    I just use a mouse jiggles...
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    Thank you Chaps!

    Thank you Chaps!
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    And let’s not forget monitoring PC use (or lack...

    And let’s not forget monitoring PC use (or lack thereof).
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    *sucks teeth...*

    *sucks teeth...*
  35. Mine cost £800, but since they were rubbish I...

    Mine cost £800, but since they were rubbish I took the hit to get rid of them.
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    This is after you’ve paid your taxes, right?

    This is after you’ve paid your taxes, right?
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    But ID's are the very antithesis of what the...

    But ID's are the very antithesis of what the Rees-Mogg's and the ERG of this world stand for, so I don't think that it's going to happen.
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    Johnson and Cummings are joined at the hip. If...

    Johnson and Cummings are joined at the hip.

    If one goes down, they both go down. So no, I don't think that it's the end of Cummings (yet).
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    Not the right forum really (we are IT contractors...

    Not the right forum really (we are IT contractors mostly), but I thought it interesting enough to give the regulars a go at it. One or two might have been in this predicament.
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    Ditto PC.

    Ditto PC.
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    I looked at them, but they cost more for the...

    I looked at them, but they cost more for the faster service.

    If time is money then they are worth considering I guess.
  42. So what makes PC the problem when he's just...

    So what makes PC the problem when he's just posting a contract that he's seen?
  43. Flipping heck! :frown

    Flipping heck! :frown
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    I'm not surprised - I'd probably send any more...

    I'm not surprised - I'd probably send any more via the postie... :rolleyes:

    Edit: oh, /s I s'pose...
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    No, not at all! I just don't need to spend...

    No, not at all!

    I just don't need to spend £40+ pm on such things for a rock-solid service. Up to £30 pm on Broadband and line rental will be good enough for me.
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    Thanks Guys, I'm not after anything fancy, and...

    Thanks Guys,

    I'm not after anything fancy, and my business won't be dependant on it for too much longer (retirement beckons), so Plusnet or the BT package is looking promising.

    The cap is...
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    Broadband - how much is too much?

    Regarding usage and payment?

    I'm on Uno and pay £25.99 for 50gb per month.

    Uno waived their usage limits over lockdown and my monitor shows that I used 150gb in August (damn you Netflix!), so...
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    My plan is to learn French properly.

    My plan is to learn French properly.
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    They need to tax packaging. That will get...

    They need to tax packaging. That will get something back from the Amazon and ASOS type online retailers.
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    That’s what happens as we get older. Be...

    That’s what happens as we get older.

    Be thankful for what you’ve got and keep moving.
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