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  1. Anyone who thinks that a mother in this situation...

    Anyone who thinks that a mother in this situation should "get on with her life" is either living in cloud cookoo land, or is trying to provoke people.

    I would suggest that when these two gits...
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    With investment banks, it was ever thus....

    With investment banks, it was ever thus....
  3. Thread: Pakistan

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    It is the Islamic Republic of Pakistan - their...

    It is the Islamic Republic of Pakistan - their god is clearly upset with them over something, and being an infidel I would not wish to be so presumptuous as to interfere.
  4. ....there's your clue. Tell them to take a...

    ....there's your clue.

    Tell them to take a hike.
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    they don't let contractors recruit permies. The...

    they don't let contractors recruit permies. The most I can do is "assist" with recruiting permies ;)

    ....but hey, wouldn't it be fun if we could??
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    There is. A lot. I work in the private sector...

    There is. A lot.

    I work in the private sector and when I have vacancies to fill I wouldn't touch someone from the public sector with a bargepole. And I am definitely not in the minority judging by...
  7. Thread: Pensions

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    Amazing that in this day and age, supposedly...

    Amazing that in this day and age, supposedly intelligent people still think it's a good idea to put their money in pension funds.

    I guess the last 13 years passed people by then.
  8. It's not even nearly over yet - Spain is going to...

    It's not even nearly over yet - Spain is going to cause huge problems for the Eurozone. People seem to have forgotten that Spain was screwed even before the downturn.

    It's going to get messy...
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    Germany will score a quick surprise goal.....all...

    Germany will score a quick surprise goal.....all the other european countries will quit and go home with their tails beteen their legs....we will go back to our penalty area to regroup....then half...
  10. That's an eye-opener....I had no idea HMV was a...

    That's an eye-opener....I had no idea HMV was a racist organisation. Clearly a shop to avoid.
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    FTFY

    FTFY
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    Calling all oldies

    For all the old cronies like me who were alive and kicking when the Apollo stuff happened, you may enjoy this

    linky
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    If you seriously think this is just about Greece,...

    If you seriously think this is just about Greece, you either have your head in the sand or you are taking the mick. There are serious macro-economic issues at play here - particularly in the...
  14. Thread: The JM Group

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    ftfu

    ftfu
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    Funny how you didn't mention that in your...

    Funny how you didn't mention that in your original post isn't it? Funny also that everyone else noticed that the train was back to front wasn't it?

    So people sit in a carriage marked "quiet" -...
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    So which bit of the word "quiet" are you too...

    So which bit of the word "quiet" are you too stupid to understand?

    I regularly sit in the quiet carriage because I want a bit of peace and quiet - away from idiots talking on mobile phones and...
  17. Actually I think we all got the point. You are...

    Actually I think we all got the point. You are talking out of your backside.

    I know, let's ban flying because it is so dangerous. But shall we do that before, or after, we ban driving and crossing...
  18. Thread: Cosmos

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    Ah, Professor Kermie. A sad loss. Try this...

    Ah, Professor Kermie. A sad loss.

    Try this one...Sagan combined with Pink Floyd and a stunning bit of video.

    linky
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    [QUOTE=SuperZ;1097361]Anywhere commutable to...

    [QUOTE=SuperZ;1097361]Anywhere commutable to London isn't a nice place to live.
    /QUOTE]
    Not true - I live in Winchester and it is fine here. If you can afford it that is, which of course all true...
  20. Thread: Solar panels

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    Indeed. Far be it from any of us to ever...

    Indeed. Far be it from any of us to ever contradict AtWat with facts, but there is a lot of development in solar cell technology and my advice having looked into it at great length would be to wait a...
  21. A good start would be to stop having Chancellors...

    A good start would be to stop having Chancellors of the Exchequer who know absolutely bog-all about economics or finance. Or prime-ministers for that matter.

    Career politicians should be burned at...
  22. DS, do you find the phrase "banging your head...

    DS, do you find the phrase "banging your head against a brick wall" kinda popping in there?

    This guy doesn't understand even the basics of economics. Never has done, never will. My compliments to...
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    My advice is to think long and hard about this. I...

    My advice is to think long and hard about this. I spend a lot of time in the US (mostly East and West coast), and have done over the last 15 years, and in my experience (the experience of others may...
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    Poll: Sent packing...

    Would you like to see trolls who move to a country and then constantly moan about their hosts' laws sent back where they came from? (poll to follow)
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    Poll: Nope - I'm a Taurus

    Nope - I'm a Taurus
  26. To try and show a little more patience when...

    To try and show a little more patience when dealing with people who haven't a clue what they are talking about...
  27. Another thread about an undoubtedly mythical...

    Another thread about an undoubtedly mythical subject started by joey122. Beats me why people keep humouring him with an answer.

    Notice how he starts a thread, and then never appears on it again?
  28. Thread: Hrumph...

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    Hrumph...

    Further evidence that the lunatics have taken over the asylum ('scuse the pun):

    linky

    Quote...An asylum seeker who fatally struck a girl with his car then fled the scene has won the right to...
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    A life.

    A life.
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    A masters is an advanced degree...I think that's...

    A masters is an advanced degree...I think that's where the confusion has arisen. I'm with you - "advanced masters" is a new one on me too.
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    ...sex But I'm married so it ain't going to...

    ...sex

    But I'm married so it ain't going to happen.

    And before some comedian replaces "married" with "fat and ugly"...yup, that's why playing away won't happen either ;)
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    A course will tell you that the OSI model has 7...

    A course will tell you that the OSI model has 7 layers....experience tells you it actually has 8 layers.

    ...the 8th being politics.
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    geez...my compliments to you sir. You are one...

    geez...my compliments to you sir. You are one BRAVE chap!

    If I did that I would find myself speaking at a much higher pitch, thanks to being interfaced with through the medium of a mallet...
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    Personally, I can't wait for 2012. If the police...

    Personally, I can't wait for 2012. If the police are twitchy with the few people pointing cameras around now - they are going to be positively apoplectic when the Olympics start.

    You can see it...
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    My brother used these guys...

    My brother used these guys and it was all very easy (and reasonably cheap I think)....dunno abut the group 18 thing though.
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    Gun crime statistics...

    Gun crime statistics

    The murder rate here is a fifth of what it is in Switzerland, and less than a quarter of what it is in Germany. If it's all the same to you, we'll keep it that way thanks very...
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    To be fair though, regarding the USA you are...

    To be fair though, regarding the USA you are talking about a society that thinks nudity is more dangerous than violence ;)
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    Whatever else, at least I can comfort myself with...

    Whatever else, at least I can comfort myself with the knowledge that were I to move to another country to live (which I wouldn't), I would never be so pig flippin' ignorant as to tell my hosts how to...
  39. Thread: Bubble tax

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    What people should really be concerned about is...

    What people should really be concerned about is how someone as clueless as this, who proposes things that would clearly be highly destructive, gets to be on the MPC.
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    ....and people wonder why project managers have...

    ....and people wonder why project managers have got a bad name in some quarters?
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    Yes of course, it has never been cold before so...

    Yes of course, it has never been cold before so obviously a climatic disaster is befalling us
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    Oh get a life.

    Oh get a life.
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    "Anyway, you are not the party to this in any...

    "Anyway, you are not the party to this in any case, so unless you intend to sue on their behalf please shut up talking about things you don't understand."

    Pot.....kettle.....black. In spades. Big...
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    Pardon me for interrupting....but can I just...

    Pardon me for interrupting....but can I just compliment you on your patience? To continue with someone who clearly hasn't the first clue what he is talking about without losing your rag is very...
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    Perhaps the know-alls on CUK might like to...

    Perhaps the know-alls on CUK might like to reflect on the fact that forming their opinion by combining their political and demographic bias with the garbage they read in the press, and then passing...
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    The crappy nature of public sector projects may...

    The crappy nature of public sector projects may have something to do with the fact that, if memory serves, they always insist on having a project manager who has worked in the public sector before. ...
  47. Thread: Fox-Hunting

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    Instead of re-introducing fox hunting, how about...

    Instead of re-introducing fox hunting, how about we create a new sport? We could call it "Harman hunting".

    I quite fancy the idea of seeing that crazy, man-hating weirdo torn limb from limb from a...
  48. Honestly, is anyone truly surprised? The BNP and...

    Honestly, is anyone truly surprised? The BNP and UKIP must be rubbing their hands in glee.
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    Is that "likes" as in going out for a beer with,...

    Is that "likes" as in going out for a beer with, or "likes" in a more sexual way?

    ...I have really got to do something about my mind :eek
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    I can still remember the Irish finding much...

    I can still remember the Irish finding much amusement with the Maradona handball goal in the WC, so there's very little sympathy here.
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