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  1. Oh poop. They probably still hate me anyway.

    Oh poop. They probably still hate me anyway.
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    Yes.

    Yes.
  3. It hates me! Hurray, the feeling is mutual. ...

    It hates me! Hurray, the feeling is mutual.

    :yay:
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    Oh crap that's no age.

    Oh crap that's no age.
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    Sticky: I tend to miss Book of the Week (didn't it used...

    I tend to miss Book of the Week (didn't it used to be called Book at Bedtime?) but it's repeated in the day time so not so much a problem to catch up on. Similarly, I end up missing The World...
  6. If the lack of appropriate safety clothing was a...

    If the lack of appropriate safety clothing was a feature of the accident, then why exclude that information? By sharing the impact of not wearing those things you'd hope more cyclists would realise...
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    I did too :D It was lovely. Going to Portugal...

    I did too :D It was lovely.

    Going to Portugal next week, if the holiday gods are willing.

    Then to Berlin in December.
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    Sticky: Agreed. It sounds like a fine experiment. I...

    Agreed. It sounds like a fine experiment.

    I keep my 13 10.5 tog duvet on all year round as I can't be dealing with changing weights of coverings. If I'm too hot in the summer, I just kick the...
  9. I wonder if people are locking in a move while...

    I wonder if people are locking in a move while they still have a job and can get a mortgage?
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    Sticky: Washing up has been done. I stacked it all neatly...

    Washing up has been done. I stacked it all neatly and then did it in stages in between meetings, while making coffee.
  11. IIRC some umbrellas will allow you to put most of...

    IIRC some umbrellas will allow you to put most of your day rate into a pension as long as they adhere to minimum wage regulations. So they'll calculate something along the lines of 40 hours @ £8.72...
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all Feels dark out. Not sure...

    :wave:

    Morning all

    Feels dark out. Not sure if it's because it's overcast, or later sunrise, or both. Currently 12 degrees and dry with a forecast high of 15 later and the cloud giving way to...
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    Sticky: Tired so I'm going to be scummy and leave the...

    Tired so I'm going to be scummy and leave the washing up to do in the morning.

    I will regret this decision in the morning but that's tomorrow's problem.

    :zzzz:

    :wave:
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    You can print your own for a tenner

    You can print your own for a tenner
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    Sticky: Oh. I didn't see that coming.

    Oh. I didn't see that coming.
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    Sticky: I've been aware, all day, that I've not drunk...

    I've been aware, all day, that I've not drunk enough water but was too lazy to get myself a glass (or more) of the stuff.

    Now I've got the headache I would avoided if I had done the right thing.
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    Well I took the question at face value of someone...

    Well I took the question at face value of someone helping their parent rather than using them as a money laundering tool.

    I didn't realise an employee had to have a defined purpose if you want to...
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    Sticky: Much precipitation ongoing. My Dad called to...

    Much precipitation ongoing.

    My Dad called to ask about cookie messages on websites. Weather report from Sussex - raining hard enough to mess with the satellite reception.

    Watched the third...
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    Sticky: Ah. I've always enjoyed "Exit. Pursued by a...

    Ah.

    I've always enjoyed "Exit. Pursued by a bear"
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    You could employ her? If she's over state...

    You could employ her? If she's over state retirement age there would be no NI to pay and just a bit of PAYE on the salary.

    You then reduce what you take from your company by £1500 a month as...
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    Sticky: How would you get a condor under the grill?...

    How would you get a condor under the grill? :confused:
  22. Thread: Air your room

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    Prepayment is the only way.

    Prepayment is the only way.
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    Sticky: There has been a slight moistening of the ground...

    There has been a slight moistening of the ground but there's nothing actively ongoing at the moment.
  24. Thread: Air your room

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    I always have a window open. My bedroom window is...

    I always have a window open. My bedroom window is open all year round unless it gets properly sub zero, in which case it's closed overnight.
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    :banana:

    :banana:
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    Sticky: Lunch is beans on toast.

    Lunch is beans on toast.
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    You'll have to Ask Frank... :igmc:

    You'll have to Ask Frank...

    :igmc:
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    Sticky: Two bloomin' spot lights in my kitchen have just...

    Two bloomin' spot lights in my kitchen have just gone. Good because I can swap the halogens for LEDs (after much will they/won't they work debate) but bad because I absolutely detest the getting up...
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    Sticky: It's come over awfully dark. I think that...

    It's come over awfully dark. I think that forecast rain is on its way.
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    Sticky: I think that's possibly one of the rare times...

    I think that's possibly one of the rare times when a new ankle biter could be considered 'convenient'

    :D
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    Is that a hairy nipple top right? Disgusting.

    Is that a hairy nipple top right? Disgusting.
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    The trouble with Paris is that it's got French...

    The trouble with Paris is that it's got French people in it
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    :yay: Very pleased for you! Having decent...

    :yay:

    Very pleased for you!

    Having decent contacts has always been key. I've had very little work from job boards, although I do still trawl through them when I'm nearing the end of a contract...
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    Sticky: :hug: Hang on in there fella!

    :hug:

    Hang on in there fella!
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    Sticky: I need to venture to the post office again! At...

    I need to venture to the post office again!

    At least it gets me out of the flat. I may go to one further away to get more of a walk in.

    Although, looking at the meetings I have today, I'm not...
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all Blue sky and fluffy bits...

    :wave:

    Morning all

    Blue sky and fluffy bits hanging about. Currently 12 degrees with a forecast high of 17 later and 100% chance of precipitation from lunch time. Barometer down to 1009 mBar.
    ...
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    I'll just buy the blow up autopilot from...

    I'll just buy the blow up autopilot from Airplane. That's probably more productive than I ever would be
  38. Estimate your Income Tax for the current year -...

    Estimate your Income Tax for the current year - GOV.UK

    There's a link on the page for previous years


    This one goes back further but you'll have to do some of the sums yourself (add up the...
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    Sticky: I really enjoyed it when ClientCo cut our days...

    I really enjoyed it when ClientCo cut our days down to three a week. It was so nice. When it went up to four days a week, I alternated my Mondays and Fridays off so I had a four day weekend every...
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    Sticky: I made a brie and bacon baguette for dinner as I...

    I made a brie and bacon baguette for dinner as I never got around to it at the weekend.

    Ents so far has been Only Connect, The Repair Shop, African Renaissance: When Art Meets Power, and now Great...
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    Sticky: I am super pleased with myself. I got a correct...

    I am super pleased with myself. I got a correct answer on Only Connect! In the round where you get up to three clues and have to say what comes fourth.

    :banana:
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    I just read that. Gave me the creeps. That and...

    I just read that. Gave me the creeps. That and I'd be out of a job if anyone monitored me throughout the day.
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    Psychopathic food stuffs

    Gin and tonic drinkers are more likely to be psychopaths, study says | indy100

    Turns out you're a psycho if you like a G&T, black coffee or dark chocolate.

    Oh well....
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    I'm sorry, but, I just can't take seriously...

    I'm sorry, but, I just can't take seriously someone called 'Sir Dave'.

    I have no doubt Dave is a very respected and clever chap.
  45. We know :)

    We know :)
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    Something really annoying going on with Firefox....

    Something really annoying going on with Firefox. It seems to be blocking display of some images so all I see is a blank post. The images display fine in Chrome and on the CUK app.
  47. Thread: Cluckin' Bell

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    Well consider me triggered. No Christmas until...

    Well consider me triggered. No Christmas until after Bonfire Night.

    Bah humbug.
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    Sticky: It was a lovely walk to the dentist and back....

    It was a lovely walk to the dentist and back. Nice and warm, warmer than the forecast said it would be, dry and sunny.
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    Sticky: Just remembered I have a check up at the dentist...

    Just remembered I have a check up at the dentist at 4pm.
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    Sticky: Hmm... The cleaning page the printer runs...

    Hmm...

    The cleaning page the printer runs after it's had a moment looked a bit shifty so I thought I'd run the basic print head cleaning cycle.

    The Light Stripes Test is showing Cyan in my...
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