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  1. What fee is that? I earn back my annual fee by...

    What fee is that? I earn back my annual fee by utilising cash back offers they run but I don't incur any per transaction charges. The retailer may pay them but that means you mugs paying by debit...
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    It was a bit nippy this morning. Maybe everyone...

    It was a bit nippy this morning. Maybe everyone stayed at home to have an extra cuppa?
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    I suppose one could be practising a circus...

    I suppose one could be practising a circus routine that requires much flexibility and, not having warmed up properly, have a muscle spasm / pull a muscle that could result in one's head being stuck...
  4. That's definitely an opportunity to be...

    That's definitely an opportunity to be investigated in some areas
  5. Arf!

    Arf!
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    Sticky: Just having a simple tea of baguette and cheese...

    Just having a simple tea of baguette and cheese as I ate quite a bit for lunch
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    There is similar on Experian for businesses. A...

    There is similar on Experian for businesses. A free trial for a few months and then a monthly fee, of course. I'd rather pay for a six monthly or annual ad hoc check.

    I have a free personal credit...
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    Sometimes they can set up the contract to yourCo...

    Sometimes they can set up the contract to yourCo address but ask for the phone to be shipped to a different address. They get a free phone, you get the bill. If they're quick and you're slow, they...
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    Sticky: I have lots of surplus wool packaging that would...

    I have lots of surplus wool packaging that would come in handy as lagging.
  10. Bargain!

    Room service, a cinema and 1,400 thread count sheets (that you change yourself): inside the world's most expensive quarantine
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    Sticky: Witchcraft! :)

    Witchcraft!

    :)
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    You contact the credit agencies and tell them the...

    You contact the credit agencies and tell them the issue and they work with the respective companies to clear the data. It can take months until an investigation is concluded. You can't just go "oh...
  13. Sounds like you need to get to work!

    Sounds like you need to get to work!
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    Agree that sounds like Barclays. I recall...

    Agree that sounds like Barclays. I recall something about the traders being stuck on Blackberry phones when everyone else was getting some kind of iPhone as the company device. Probably something to...
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    Totally agree with this, sadly.

    Totally agree with this, sadly.
  16. Depends on where you are in the UK. Widely...

    Depends on where you are in the UK. Widely accepted in cities but less so in the provinces. National chains will accept at any location, which is handy.



    Not according to the chap who runs the...
  17. WTAF?? My goodness that chap was a bit wonky

    WTAF??

    My goodness that chap was a bit wonky
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    Sticky: Lunch was a fillet of John Dory that HWMBO had...

    Lunch was a fillet of John Dory that HWMBO had left for me with some spinach in a sesame and peanut sauce that was left over from Saturday's takeaway dinner.
  19. INKSPE I only use Amex Platinum

    INKSPE

    I only use Amex Platinum
  20. It's always best to have drinking competitions...

    It's always best to have drinking competitions against SE-Asians as many don't have the necessary enzyme for processing alcohol and so get drunk really quickly :D
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    Sticky: Received a note from Brillo saying he's off the...

    Received a note from Brillo saying he's off the forums for a while following a comment about Chinese re-education camps but I don't see a banning notice up yet. Maybe it's a self imposed ban.
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all Clear blue sky. Dry....

    :wave:

    Morning all

    Clear blue sky. Dry. Effing cold at -1 ('feels like' -3). I haven't looked to see the status of snow as that requires me to go outside. We ought to get up to 4 degrees later...
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    Sticky: I have no room in my freezer so I have lots of...

    I have no room in my freezer so I have lots of lunches and dinners lined up

    Yes, I saw the comment prior to his suspension. Apparently it's not nice to consider that a canal could be improved by...
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    You missed the salient word I used - properly

    You missed the salient word I used - properly
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    Then HMG need to properly make sure all children...

    Then HMG need to properly make sure all children and their parents have all the necessary support if it does go ahead.
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    Sticky: Duvet out of the WM and towels now in. Bed...

    Duvet out of the WM and towels now in.

    Bed made after I looked at it and thought "I CBA right now" followed by a "I'll regret that later"

    Now eating crisps instead of any of HWMBO's leftovers
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    Sticky: :yay:

    :yay:
  28. Sadly that's a feature of most articles on The...

    Sadly that's a feature of most articles on The Conversation. You start off thinking they're going to do something in depth on an interesting topic and then the articles fizzle out. Regarding this...
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    Sticky: Just remembered that bed linen load no.1 finished...

    Just remembered that bed linen load no.1 finished about 3 hours or more ago and has been festering in the WM.

    Rescued and hung about. Now the duvet cover is in. Then I need to do the towels. If I...
  30. Sturgeon herself, at about 4m50s, in September...

    Sturgeon herself, at about 4m50s, in September 2013 a year before the last vote.

    Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon on devolution vote - BBC News
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    Sticky: Waitrose have delivered half an hour early. I am...

    Waitrose have delivered half an hour early. I am now stocked up with chunky breaded haddock fish fingers for a while
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    There are pros and cons to sharing a company and...

    There are pros and cons to sharing a company and its well worth talking it though with an accountant. If there is potential for one of you to earn significantly more than the other then you need to...
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    Sticky: Uneventful drive to Heathrow and back. My car had...

    Uneventful drive to Heathrow and back. My car had a couple of inches of snow on it and a few clumps stubbornly held on for the drive. Was especially pleased it started; that drive out on Thursday...
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    Sticky: Maybe I'll send HWMBO off in a cab rather than...

    Maybe I'll send HWMBO off in a cab rather than drive him...
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    Sticky: Bed stripped and first load in the WM. Snow...

    Bed stripped and first load in the WM.

    Snow has stopped.
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    A small flurry ongoing here in that London

    A small flurry ongoing here in that London
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    Sticky: I thought I could hear rain. HWMBO has reported...

    I thought I could hear rain. HWMBO has reported that it's snow. Hopefully not settling as my car does not play nicely in snow.
  38. 70% alcohol spray is far more convenient for that...

    70% alcohol spray is far more convenient for that than the hand gel stuff. I keep a small bottle of it in my handbag as it's more socially acceptable to have that than lots of gin miniatures.
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    Sticky: All hail the mighty prophet xog!

    All hail the mighty prophet xog!
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all It's dull out but dry....

    :wave:

    Morning all

    It's dull out but dry. Overcast. Currently 2 degrees ('feels like' -1) and my weather app says it's snowing (it isn't). Snow due until lunchtime when it will switch to rain...
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    Sticky: Ordered a take away for dinner from Murger Han...

    Ordered a take away for dinner from Murger Han Han and very delicious it was too.

    Left overs have been stashed in the fridge. Very stuffed.
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    You can share? You can get a code and a URL to...

    You can share? You can get a code and a URL to send to whoever wants to know? Sadly my client wanted a scan of the hardcopy so they had to wait for that to arrive instead.
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    Optional

    Optional
  44. I lived in Baltimore Wharf (just the other side...

    I lived in Baltimore Wharf (just the other side of Millwall Inner Dock from you) and towards the bottom of Isle of Dogs in the flats off Dockers Tanner Road.

    I did like that end of town (and I...
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    KUATB ...

    KUATB

    https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/brexit/142108-fish-different-perspective.html
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    Ex

    Ex
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    Sticky: Curtains collected from the cleaners and HWMBO...

    Curtains collected from the cleaners and HWMBO put them up for me.
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    Late

    Late
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    FFS

    FFS
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    Sticky: HWMBO made a nice brunch of mushroom omelette and...

    HWMBO made a nice brunch of mushroom omelette and bacon. I did the toast.
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