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  1. Thread: Forum

    by rogerfederer
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    Forum

    There was a time when this forum was rather useful. Now it's mostly people pasting news articles, for lack of intellect to enter the beginnings of imagining other things to do.

    Advice is...
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    Minstrone's misspelled, grammatically confusing...

    Minstrone's misspelled, grammatically confusing posts resemble the phishing scams we all receive in our spam folders. All this thread has taught us is that horrible, mentally unstable individuals can...
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    You are such a backwards moron. You...

    You are such a backwards moron.

    You specifically added the word 'gay' because you find that funnier, thinking it makes the subsequently mentioned act automatically worse or more amusing. Because...
  4. The main issue with people like Jayn200 is that...

    The main issue with people like Jayn200 is that there is such a issues with the foundation that the complex explanations needed to condemn the structure and accept a full rebuild is quite lengthy to...
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    The leading epidemiologists have stated the same...

    The leading epidemiologists have stated the same as I did a few posts back. That's who I take guidance from. There are numerous mutations of covid19, how is it possible to tell what the virulence or...
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    I am not ASSAS. He reeked of the stereotypical...

    I am not ASSAS. He reeked of the stereotypical southerner who relished seeing people suffer, whilst assuming he was above them all. He's probably retired in Benidorm after a quadruple bypass.
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    Very good point. Only Denmark and the UK, in...

    Very good point. Only Denmark and the UK, in Europe, have setup these higher capacity labs. It is statistically more likely that these labs will detect new covid19 variants, as they are testing...
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    Quite the idiotic comment from the professor....

    Quite the idiotic comment from the professor. Doctors I know have repeated that there are many variants of the virus. These are not "kept quiet" but are broadcast in the scientific communities.

    It...
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    Again, who cares? The most important thing for...

    Again, who cares? The most important thing for permanent jobs and consideration thereof is AFTER tax. If anybody here is looking at permanent jobs, look only at the after tax amount you're getting...
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    What's the point in focusing on a sector that is...

    What's the point in focusing on a sector that is officially on the skills shortage list? These jobs will naturally pay more. The fact they may pay more than other jobs doesn't mean they are paying...
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    What is being suggested in medical research...

    What is being suggested in medical research circles is that it's possible to have a substantially different strain of covid19 a second or even third time. For most people their immune system will...
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    I don't like this concentration on the...

    I don't like this concentration on the Nightingale make-shift centres. They're hardly hospitals and, let's be realistic, if they were already filling up or full that would obviously be far too late...
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    So you bought when prices were much lower in...

    So you bought when prices were much lower in 2016. Across the UK 2012, 2013 and 2016 were the years to buy in the past decade. 2019 and 2020 definitely not the years to buy.

    "I did something four...
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    This is already covered in two threads: ...

    This is already covered in two threads:

    https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/general/141339-ultra-secure-cybersecurity-company-hacked.html

    You can find the other yourself.

    This thread title...
  15. Looks as if this is finally hitting the news,...

    Looks as if this is finally hitting the news, although it is absent from the UK sections and focuses on the USA.

    Thing is, UK public sector and private sector have SolarWinds used across a lot of...
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    Sounds like the imaginings of someone who is...

    Sounds like the imaginings of someone who is musing on the subject.

    White men work together too. In fact, it is more worrying that this has migrated to the internet, because it seems that the...
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    Judging by the sheer volume of child abuse - it...

    Judging by the sheer volume of child abuse - it isn't porn - videos being accessed by people in the UK it seems that it may be wishful thinking by some ignorant types that it's all backwards...
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    If FireEye, that have architecture at the level...

    If FireEye, that have architecture at the level of the US intelligence agencies, have been compromized by this simple hack then it is fair to say that anybody who works in Security or a Network team...
  19. Deter? Perhaps the US could send some...

    Deter?

    Perhaps the US could send some digestive biscuits to the Kremlin and ask nicely? Short of continued tangible threats and action I don't know what deterrence would work. The main issue now...
  20. See my post here: ...

    See my post here:

    https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/general/141417-youtube-gmail-both-down-3.html#post2840784

    The highest likelihood is Russia, for a number of reasons, including the modus...
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    SolarWinds is a network tool that facilitates a...

    SolarWinds is a network tool that facilitates a range of services, such as the polling of devices to check configuration changes and then log them iteratively somewhere. It has a large range of...
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    They are mostly on PSC or complex loan contracts,...

    They are mostly on PSC or complex loan contracts, with the vehicle not owned by the person.

    VAG, BMW, Mercedes and the rest don't have good electric options yet and are mainly moving to...
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    You have conflated two possibilities and decided...

    You have conflated two possibilities and decided they are the same. I've noticed you do that a lot on this forum.

    If the reason for change is that the end client no longer engages with PSC or...
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    We don't, as drivers of cars, see the roadmaps...

    We don't, as drivers of cars, see the roadmaps for each company for 5/10/20/30 years. They keep these things secret to maintain competitive advantage.

    Fossil fuels are over for developed...
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    A project I have seen proposes to use street...

    A project I have seen proposes to use street lights as a source of charging. This would make sense, especially given that LED street lights draw far less power and trickle charging vehicles wouldn't...
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    Hydrogen is a PR exercise by oil and gas...

    Hydrogen is a PR exercise by oil and gas companies to try find a future existence. Most of them have funded anti climate change misinformation bodies and so can go die off, as far as I'm concerned....
  27. You are bat sheet crazy to even give any of this...

    You are bat sheet crazy to even give any of this any credibility. Sleepy? Dude, Trump is 74 year sold and obese. Biden is fit and 77. In any fitness or mental test it's pretty obvious Biden has quite...
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    I'm not a one-man band contractor, no, but the...

    I'm not a one-man band contractor, no, but the consultancy chief. Being offered a phone isn't the same as accepting a phone. Everywhere tries that trick to ensure they can get a hold of staff, third...
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    You don't have to enable or use facetime,...

    You don't have to enable or use facetime, imessage or icloud. You can then have a secure and private phone that is up there with the most secure possible whilst still maintaining features.

    Look at...
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    Would that be the phone that I pay a very high...

    Would that be the phone that I pay a very high price for, falls in value on the second hand market like a rock, but also has google tracking almost every aspect of the use to monetise my information?...
  31. They aren't. When you look at a historical...

    They aren't. When you look at a historical 'average UK house price' chart, consider that in the last 9 months the cheaper end of the market has been substantially down-sized. If the transaction...
  32. House prices are not rising in the overall sense....

    House prices are not rising in the overall sense. The article mentions the rate of increase, specifically, but we need to remember that this is not the entire market.

    First time buyers and those...
  33. Thread: Vaccine

    by rogerfederer
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    Having a partner who's in the medical field means...

    Having a partner who's in the medical field means lots of people knew this already. There's "a" vaccine but it's not effective against 98% of the current strains of covid19, so caveat emptor.
    ...
  34. What you eat affects your body, mind and overall...

    What you eat affects your body, mind and overall health, including mental.

    Beefeater doesn't sound good and neither does takeaway. You should be insisting on good accommodation and, ideally,...
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    You really are a complete prick, aren't you? ...

    You really are a complete prick, aren't you?

    What is an "self opinionated" arse? Someone who is opinionated? Why add the word "self"?

    You are an uneducated moron who posts bile here. I hope...
  36. There is a massive difference between a...

    There is a massive difference between a scientific, credible expert and someone who claims to be an expert that just is an ex car salesperson now working for an estate agency. The latter were never...
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    Young people don't care much about the stock...

    Young people don't care much about the stock market. Apart from pensions - which many of them don't even have in the US - they don't gamble on it or invest in it. They care about jobs, careers,...
  38. Thread: 56%

    by rogerfederer
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    Your comment doesn't make sense. There requires...

    Your comment doesn't make sense. There requires to be a fundamental shift in the tax and business structure of the country - and there will be. The corporate tax take overall in the UK is one of the...
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    I think it's obvious that to believe 'the other'...

    I think it's obvious that to believe 'the other' constantly, minestrone is likely mentally unwell. It's therefore better to ignore him rather than engage with such nonsense. He seems to rely on...
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    Poll: BR14 is Jeremy Clarkson. The classic abuse,...

    BR14 is Jeremy Clarkson. The classic abuse, broadcast seemingly forever, until something finally reverberates off, rings true, and the joke must stop because it affects him personally. I wonder if he...
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    First user added to the ignore list. Shame, as I...

    First user added to the ignore list. Shame, as I had tried to keep it clean. Most folk are temporary mentalists, but BR14 is clearly a bit thick combined with something more malevolent. No great...
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    Poll: BR14 normally spends Thursday afternoon pumping...

    BR14 normally spends Thursday afternoon pumping his sister against the battered side of a Nissan micra. Today is an off-day, which is why he is off. Just ignore him.
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    Er, you really are a low caliber generic prick,...

    Er, you really are a low caliber generic prick, aren't you? I pity you.

    Most visitors to this website don't log on, , as I mentioned, but read the content without logging on, as my sentence...
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    Poll: Except that's untrue. There is no separation of...

    Except that's untrue. There is no separation of NI and PAYE income in terms of storage bank accounts. It's all pooled together and a proportion of the overall contributes to the myriad of services...
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    I don't log on to a forum to read the content and...

    I don't log on to a forum to read the content and didn't register here for many years.
  46. I have noticed that people will pay above the RRP...

    I have noticed that people will pay above the RRP for a new item, readily available online, but for used items on ebay. Some items haven't even been cleaned and are for sale close to or above RRP....
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    Not a sockie. This is the only account I post...

    Not a sockie. This is the only account I post from and I rarely post as most threads are full of crud. A decade ago that wasn't the case. With contracting dying out perhaps there is no reversal to...
  48. This thread misses the historical issues with...

    This thread misses the historical issues with communication from Westminster.

    Most information and decisions are taken prior to consultation with the regions. This is covered in this series:
    ...
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    Link to the video and link to authenticated...

    Link to the video and link to authenticated verification? Neither? Didn't think so. You're the sort of slack brained moron these fake news outlets rely on to spread rumours and try get them know as...
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    It's important to be aware of repeating a...

    It's important to be aware of repeating a narrative when there's no evidence. As yet: there's no video of this and therefore no evidence.

    Also: anybody can create deepfake videos or photographs...
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