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    https://evolvepolitics.com/wp-content/uploads/2019...

    https://evolvepolitics.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Boris-Johnson-Telegraph-Colum-Gordon-Brown-Scandal-Democratic-Mandate-General-Election.png
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    Yes he can.

    Yes he can.
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    Sticky: Murrain of Beasts [(©DrStrangelove) continues as...

    Murrain of Beasts [(©DrStrangelove) continues as it has done since around 5am. Came downstairs to find that the medium sized bush/tree against the fence in the back garden had been blown over in the...
  4. Are all Tory leadership contenders stupid, in denial or just selfish?

    The Financial Times: Eight reasons Tory MPs keep getting it wrong
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    Boris gets the check book out.

    Not his own, obviously.

    Tory leadership contest: Boris Johnson pledges income tax cut for high earners - BBC News

    So despite years of austerity, cuts to public services and spending, there is...
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    Sticky: It was pointed out in our local the other night...

    It was pointed out in our local the other night that one good Flu epidemic could change the entire political landscape of the country.
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    Sticky: Sue the buggers! Where there's blame, there's a...

    Sue the buggers! Where there's blame, there's a claim!
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    Sticky: Never could get the hang of Thursdays.

    Never could get the hang of Thursdays.
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    Sticky: That's the one. By all accounts Bryant was...

    That's the one. By all accounts Bryant was encouraged to maintain his links with the National Socialists at the behest of the FCO, partly for intelligence purposes, partly so they could keep an eye...
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    Sticky: Congratulations DrS. :banana:

    Congratulations DrS.

    :banana:
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    Sticky: Reading the diary itself or one of the books...

    Reading the diary itself or one of the books about it?

    If the former then Bryants Life of Samual Pepys is well worth reading alongside it. Not the best biography of Pepys from an academic view...
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    Sticky: Morning all :wave: Up early to release the...

    Morning all :wave:

    Up early to release the hound. AKA Let the dog out of her crate, provide breakfast, open the back door so she can go in the garden and then stand clear while she makes a...
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    2nd series of American Gods has just wrapped up...

    2nd series of American Gods has just wrapped up on Amazon. Very good unless you find Ian McShane annoying.
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    Saturday / Sunday off to Wales for a bit of a...

    Saturday / Sunday off to Wales for a bit of a bike ride.

    event detail

    Monday - Lying on the sofa eating all the cake.
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    Ne'er cast a clout till May is out...

    Looks like the gloves will be coming off soon..

    LIVE Latest as May statement due outside No 10
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    Arse. :(

    Arse. :(
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    Sticky: Continuing the theme of vintage computing, these...

    Continuing the theme of vintage computing, these loons have paid around £3000 for a couple of old IBM mainframes, in Germany, and are now trying to figure out how to get them back here for...
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    Sticky: That archive place has a Sharp MZ80k as well, the...

    That archive place has a Sharp MZ80k as well, the first computer I ever got my grubby little fingers on.
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    Meanwhile in Austria Austrian government in...

    Meanwhile in Austria

    Austrian government in turmoil over video scandal
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    You could always crib from Chuck Lorre. :D ...

    You could always crib from Chuck Lorre. :D
    Every Vanity Card Chuck Lorre ever wrote.
  21. Thread: GDPR question

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    It depends on what you consented to when you...

    It depends on what you consented to when you signed up.

    They should have a published Privacy Notice available that will provide full disclosure on what they do with your information. You have the...
  22. Thread: EU Elections

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    EU Elections

    Looks like our local Brexit Party candidate is the chap we bought our house from. Who then did a moonlight flit to Estonia with a brand new Landrover on HP, a stack of maxed out credit cards and...
  23. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    FOI won't do you any good. That only applies to...

    FOI won't do you any good. That only applies to getting information from public bodies and the government.

    Check your credit report first, if that doesn't show anything untoward then submit a...
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    Sticky: :banana::banana::banana::banana::banana: EDIT:...

    :banana::banana::banana::banana::banana:

    EDIT: In fact I think this calls for the return of.....



    The Fabulous TPD Marching Band

    :bluelight
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    Sticky: Whatever happened to that Zeit-wotsit chap...

    Whatever happened to that Zeit-wotsit chap anyway? I quite liked the old bugger :rolleyes:

    Wouldn't trust him with a firearm, mind.
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    Sticky: Morning all :wave: Cold, grey, damp. Not...

    Morning all :wave:

    Cold, grey, damp.

    Not boding well for the weekend.

    Can't be any worse than last weekend mind.
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    Sticky: Morning all :wave: Touch of Bunkitiss this...

    Morning all :wave:

    Touch of Bunkitiss this morning after some unexpected birthday extravagance last night, courtesy of Chef Colin McGurran at Winteringham Fields.

    Dinner consisted of the...
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    Sticky: Wot!? No Butter? You're not going all...

    Wot!? No Butter?

    You're not going all Mediterranean on us are you? It'll be Hummus next! :eek:
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    Sticky: FTFY

    FTFY
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    I'll take 40 :)

    I'll take 40 :)
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    thai-man-busted-watching-porn-apple-retailer-turns...

    thai-man-busted-watching-porn-apple-retailer-turns-hes-done-three-stores-video/
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    Sticky: Wouldn't know. Sat in a hot sweaty windowless...

    Wouldn't know. Sat in a hot sweaty windowless conference room listening to a PM explain why none of the issues on the project were his fault.
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    Sticky: To be fair I was surprised how much there was. ...

    To be fair I was surprised how much there was. The original leg cost £12 for the Easter Sunday roast, and has done that, two lunches for two and dinner for two and there is still enough for another...
  34. I worked in London a lot in the past, and would...

    I worked in London a lot in the past, and would again for the right gig.

    SpareRoom, MondaytoFriday etc are the cheapest way to get accommodation. You can occasionally get an entire flat to...
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    Sticky: Last nights repast was a Lamb curry with a...

    Last nights repast was a Lamb curry with a butternut squash version of sag aloo. The lamb being almost the last of the leg left over from Sundays roast.
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    Sticky: One has to maintain some standards. :smokin

    One has to maintain some standards. :smokin
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    Sticky: Afternoon all. Quick early spin on the bike,...

    Afternoon all.

    Quick early spin on the bike, back in time to get the Sunday Lunch on. Leg of Lamb with all the bits. Should be ready in about an Hour. :tongue
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    Sticky: Afternoon all :wave: Who broke the weather? ...

    Afternoon all :wave:

    Who broke the weather?

    Out on the bike early this morning, a spin over to Matlock and back. Barely above freezing at 06:30, by the time it got to 10:00 I was running out...
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    Sticky: https://youtu.be/49UakIHb1yI

    https://youtu.be/49UakIHb1yI
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    It will be interesting to see how many, if any,...

    It will be interesting to see how many, if any, cases HMRC bring against PS bodies declaring their contractors outside. There are a good few gigs out there that are explicitly stating they are...
  41. i think you mean "impress you with my ability to...

    i think you mean "impress you with my ability to read an article on the BBC website". I do appreciate that this is something you struggle with but you really shouldn't get so hung up about it. Give...
  42. So who exactly has said that's what is going to...

    So who exactly has said that's what is going to happen? Has anyone announced what it will look like or be made of?

    Doesn't matter what I think of the design they do eventually come up with, it's...
  43. Because it wasn't original to the building, it...

    Because it wasn't original to the building, it was added in the 19th century during a previous restoration. As the original building is over 800 years old it really wasn't contemporary to the...
  44. Thread: The Bells

    by DaveB
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    The most interesting concept in the thread on the...

    The most interesting concept in the thread on the protocol was the planning for the "Long Now." The idea that you plan to preserve what you have built well beyond the lifetime of the builders. That...
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    Not just that, but also an absence of direction...

    Not just that, but also an absence of direction and control - BBC were not issuing orders and she had editorial control over the content of the programmes.

    The judge also set aside the contract...
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    Another high profile IR35 loss for HMRC

    HMRC suffers another damaging IR35 tribunal defeat as presenter Kaye Adams wins appeal

    And another example of HMRC not understanding it's own rules or how to apply them.
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    Sticky: Morning all :wave: Cool but not cold. ...

    Morning all :wave:


    Cool but not cold.

    Grey, but still bright.

    Dry.

    Yesterdays excitement centered around MrsB's car and the lack of petrol therein.
  48. Thread: The Bells

    by DaveB
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    Someone told him Water Boarding was really...

    Someone told him Water Boarding was really effective and he got confused.
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    Sticky: Currently trying to destroy one of her soft toys...

    Currently trying to destroy one of her soft toys by alternately shaking it and then nibbling on the loose bits.

    She's full of beans as she is on restricted exercise atm. 10-15 mins max, on the...
  50. Thread: Oh Dear....

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    Oh Dear....

    Brexit Party domains hijacked.

    Seems Nigel didn't do a very good job of registering domain names for his new venture.

    The Brexit Party (kinda)
    The Brexit Party – If at first you don't succeed…
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