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  1. FFS, what's happened to this country? Going down...

    FFS, what's happened to this country? Going down the pan day after day. When did we forget our culture? Remember peeps, eatin' is cheatin'!!! This is what our fathers* fought 2 world wars for :mad
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    Nah, they need to do their own research :D If...

    Nah, they need to do their own research :D

    If they can't spot how wrong he is so often then they probably deserve what they get ... or more likely, it's one of those sites where they all pretend...
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    His ego is so big you can bet your bottom dollar...

    His ego is so big you can bet your bottom dollar he is still reading these posts; he's waiting for just one of his guesses to move in the right direction for him so he can pipe back up and say "I...
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    Followed by his evening job as a barman at the...

    Followed by his evening job as a barman at the local 'spoonies :tongue
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    Sounds like you're immune and won't need the jab....

    Sounds like you're immune and won't need the jab. Good for you mate, although you may not want to hug your older relatives ;)
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    Cool. I was worried you planned to take the...

    Cool. I was worried you planned to take the pension out completely and get hit with a 40% tax bill (after the 25% is taken tax free). You'd be surprised how many people don't realise that - I worked...
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    I assume you're keeping your capital (after tax...

    I assume you're keeping your capital (after tax free lump sum) within your pension pot? So your bonds/stocks are all part of the remaining pension capital?
  8. Thread: The jabs...

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    FTFY Or the soles of the feet :tongue

    FTFY

    Or the soles of the feet :tongue
  9. Be interesting if he paid stamp duty on the...

    Be interesting if he paid stamp duty on the purchase :rolleyes:
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    What? There are other forums? Blasphemy!!! Burn...

    What? There are other forums? Blasphemy!!! Burn the unholy one :mad
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    If I had to follow a god it would be the Monkey...

    If I had to follow a god it would be the Monkey god Hanuman - he's a cool dude and has a magic cloud :smokin
  12. Yep, agreed. But then there are those like this...

    Yep, agreed. But then there are those like this chap who seemed to be trying to play the system and got caught out. It's guys like this that give 'honest' contractors a bad name.
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    Because taking the cash out of your pension pot...

    Because taking the cash out of your pension pot and buying a property will result in a big tax bill. The rental return is unlikely to ever offset the tax and the costs of buying a property.

    Like...
  14. Reading between the lines, this guy has been...

    Reading between the lines, this guy has been siphoning cash out the business tax free via 'loans' and presumably spaffing it up the wall on flash cars and houses far too big and expensive. Crazy. I...
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    Pensions advisors have not been recommending...

    Pensions advisors have not been recommending annuities for some time now. For most people, taking the tax free lump sum and then drawing down on the remaining capital is usually the better route for...
  16. Good point .... was the debt due to a Put trade...

    Good point .... was the debt due to a Put trade that went belly up?
  17. Hard to disagree with the comment about the IT...

    Hard to disagree with the comment about the IT contractor in the story .... I'm struggling to understand how someone who has contracted for years can rack up so much debt in 6 months, and now needs...
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    Let's call it a score draw, a dull game where the...

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    Let's call it a score draw, a dull game where the crowd left before the final whistle as nothing exciting was going on.
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    Again, interesting ... and you think I should...

    Again, interesting ... and you think I should chill :D Feel free to refer to me as a homourless nurk if this makes you feel righteous - I suppose it's better than nailing me to a stake and burning...
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    Hmmmm, interesting ..... You tell us you was...

    Hmmmm, interesting .....


    You tell us you was once an atheist but found evidence for your belief but when asked what that evidence was you refuse to provide it. It's almost like you have blind...
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    My cycling neck of the woods .... maybe I should...

    My cycling neck of the woods .... maybe I should have been running instead :laugh
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    Pascal's wager :rolleyes:

    Pascal's wager :rolleyes:
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    I'm interested to hear what evidence turned you...

    I'm interested to hear what evidence turned you from atheist to believer. Short of god speaking to you, and proving his existence, the evidence is surely just your own blind belief based on something...
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    You won. The UK holds all the cards. They need us...

    You won. The UK holds all the cards. They need us more than we need them. How can we be stitched up?
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    Why do we need new arguments? Religions still...

    Why do we need new arguments? Religions still rely on their very old book of fables for their regurgitated arguments.

    It's not up to an atheist to prove the non-existence of god; it's not us...
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    I'm confused .... what's this thread got to do...

    I'm confused .... what's this thread got to do with MF?
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    He did seem like a perfectly nice chap and I'm...

    He did seem like a perfectly nice chap and I'm sure that he would have kept religion out of the conversation. Like me, my wife is not a big fan of religions; she's especially chatty on how religions...
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    This is quite pertinent at the moment in our...

    This is quite pertinent at the moment in our house - my good wife is coming towards the end of her journey on this planet. She has quite a lot to say about god and how caring he must be to come up...
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    31 points down now ...... it's flying down to...

    31 points down now ...... it's flying down to 4500 :laugh
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    FTFY

    FTFY
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    You beat me to it :) By highlighting the flaws...

    You beat me to it :)

    By highlighting the flaws in religions (irrespective of the flavour of religion) and the person is somehow an irrational hater. Interesting .... almost reminds me of a more...
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    It's a great wheeze by a minority of men to keep...

    It's a great wheeze by a minority of men to keep the majority under control.
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    I know compared to some on here it's not much,...

    I know compared to some on here it's not much, but as of today I'm up over £28k on my various stock market funds this year (all wrapped in an ISA), so not too shabby.

    Markets dropping a smidge...
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    This would be funny if so many millions around...

    This would be funny if so many millions around the world didn't take religion so seriously and believe that god is real. It really is quite strange how so many humans can be duped so easily and for...
  35. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    Scooty is better off in his other forum with his...

    Scooty is better off in his other forum with his little puppy followers.
  36. MF hasn't left has he? And I thought SAS had a...

    MF hasn't left has he? And I thought SAS had a sockie he posted with?

    And nobody, and I mean nobody, needs Scooty back posting on here with his pointless graphs. Definitely a case of letting...
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    I always feel so dirty when I end up on the same...

    I always feel so dirty when I end up on the same side of the argument as Vetty ...... Nurse, nurse, I need more medication NOW :sick
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    Naturally I'd expect more than 195 out of 2800 to...

    Naturally I'd expect more than 195 out of 2800 to be married/engaged (assuming these are successful individuals and hence at least over 25 years old). In fact, with such a low 'success' rate it could...
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    To coach the Brexidiots who have suddenly...

    To coach the Brexidiots who have suddenly realised that they won't get what they were promised? Not a bad business model in theory, but not much money to be made as they tend to be the poorer people...
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    There are some truly gullible people out there.

    There are some truly gullible people out there.
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    He's run off with Scooty to form a socially...

    He's run off with Scooty to form a socially embarrassed support group of failures.
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    Plan B for Benched Contractors

    Dating coach Sami Wunder reveals dilemma when starting out - BBC News





    So, she's coaching executive women on how to find a husband, and her success rate is less than 10%. And she charges a...
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    Can you slander someone who may, or may not, have...

    Can you slander someone who may, or may not, have lived 2000 years ago?

    A man who, by all accounts, was born to a non-working woman, a chippy as a Dad (although not his biological dad) and who...
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    Saves on pension payments too, and all the other...

    Saves on pension payments too, and all the other benefits those scrounging old folks get for free whilst the hard working IT contractors bust a gut posting on CUK all day :cool:
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    As in ..... "Churchy is as thick as mince....

    As in .....

    "Churchy is as thick as mince. Some would say he's two households short of a full christmas"?

    Seems reasonable :smile
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    I'd say only you know if 18 months is too long...

    I'd say only you know if 18 months is too long for you, but the other big question that only you can answer is, if you leave them and the market is dead how long are you willing to be on the bench...
  47. Oh well It's what the lovely...

    Oh well <shrugs shoulders> It's what the lovely folks of Kent voted for :D
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    We're not having 2 extra households over, so you...

    We're not having 2 extra households over, so you can have one of our 'spare' households if you like.

    Anyone want to take our other 'spare' household? We're open to offers, most cake based...
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    Our normal christmas is just me and the wife ......

    Our normal christmas is just me and the wife ... does this mean this year we have to invite 2 extra households to our home? Feck that, not having others in here eating my cake!! :fight:
  50. Given your avatar picture, I concur :eek:

    Given your avatar picture, I concur :eek:
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