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    Sticky: Went to Tendido Cero on Old Brompton Road for...

    Went to Tendido Cero on Old Brompton Road for dinner, and very nice it was too. That was after several cocktails en route from Kings Road
  2. Thread: Boomed

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    I suspect Brillo even bought a round at one of...

    I suspect Brillo even bought a round at one of those socials
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    I will tend to pick interesting over rate as long...

    I will tend to pick interesting over rate as long as the bills are paid.

    Stressful environments are ok short term but if it's stressful because of crap management processes and support then you'll...
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    Sticky: Nice day out. Blue sky with the odd but of black...

    Nice day out. Blue sky with the odd but of black cloud that doesn't seem to be materialising into anything. Ventured to Sloane Square / Kings Road this afternoon to forage.

    Between HWMBO and I we...
  5. Having drunk half a bottle of fizz, I am incensed...

    Having drunk half a bottle of fizz, I am incensed that there isn't more in the bottle.

    EDIT: only drank half cos I was sharing it. INKSPE, I know...
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    Sticky: :rollin::rollin::rollin: Yeah, I did re-read...

    :rollin::rollin::rollin:

    Yeah, I did re-read that after posting and decided that the DomP had obviously had some effect...

    (FTAOD he's in my kitchen, not around the corner)
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    Sticky: HWMBO is roasting quail and various vegetables...

    HWMBO is roasting quail and various vegetables from the butchers and greengrocers around the corner for dinner.

    Our aperitif was a 1998 P2 Dom Perignon. With dinner we will be having an undated...
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    Sticky: Moist here. Raining steadily but not heavily for...

    Moist here. Raining steadily but not heavily for a good while.

    For lunch, I finished off the sticky chicken wings I made the other day.
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    Sticky: I have a hangover today. So glad I'm WFH

    I have a hangover today. So glad I'm WFH
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    Overrated

    Overrated
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    Poll: Conga!...

    Conga!
    http://files.explosm.net/comics/Rob/conga1.png
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    Yes, it's just a usb plugin, no installation...

    Yes, it's just a usb plugin, no installation required
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    The hardware dongle is good for client machines...

    The hardware dongle is good for client machines where you can't install software...
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    Poll: Gonna put us all up?

    Gonna put us all up?
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    Sticky: I get so much done when I'm avoiding doing things!

    I get so much done when I'm avoiding doing things!
  16. It is nonsense. Have had it a few times. I've...

    It is nonsense. Have had it a few times.

    I've said similar to NAT - how do I know I want to work with the client if I don't know who they are, and have refused to be represented without the...
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    Sticky: Weather was a bit meh this morning. By the time I...

    Weather was a bit meh this morning. By the time I left the office at 4pm, there was a firey ball in the sky and temperature in the scorchio range.

    HWMBO arrived while I was at work and ensured I...
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    Sticky: Did it survive?

    Did it survive?
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    Linky?

    Linky?
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    Poll: Never felt a thing

    Never felt a thing
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    Poll: This is exactly my concern!

    This is exactly my concern!
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    :hug:

    :hug:
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    Check if you'd have to pay for storage. The Pixel...

    Check if you'd have to pay for storage. The Pixel will come with free photo storage otherwise you have a 15GB free limit before you need to pay.

    Yes, I would sync the way you suggest. Not aware of...
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    Holidays!!!

    Holidays!!!
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    Sticky: :wave: Day started reasonable and then went...

    :wave:

    Day started reasonable and then went downhill. It has been persistently persisting it down for much of the day so far. That's fine as long as it stops before I go home.

    Jacket potato...
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    September? Oh...
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    Ditto WiB above. Change to WFH as much as you can...

    Ditto WiB above. Change to WFH as much as you can but make it clear you will be on site when needed. Then see if you can find another job that you can do alongside it.

    If they have an instant...
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    Maybe, maybe not. Works for some, not all.

    Maybe, maybe not. Works for some, not all.
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    I wouldn't bother about a tax haven but I would...

    I wouldn't bother about a tax haven but I would use the opportunty to travel and work in a number of different places. Just have to watch the time zones!
  30. Thread: Mudskipper

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    That's just her native form. The version you saw...

    That's just her native form. The version you saw on Countdown is the human skin she wears or else people act a bit weird when she's in Maccy D's.

    Just like you don't see the lizard forms of the...
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    Sticky: I was really quite cold on Saturday night when I...

    I was really quite cold on Saturday night when I went to bed. Had to put my bed socks on! I then woke up at 2am and had to take them off as I was too hot...
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    Sticky: Chicken wings turned out to be very sticky...

    Chicken wings turned out to be very sticky indeed. I think I've discovered a new form of glue.

    Nice enough, could do with being a little less sweet and a bit more spicy. All in all a good...
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    Sticky: I defrosted some chicken wings that had been...

    I defrosted some chicken wings that had been languishing in the freezer and am hoping to render them edible in some way with a suitably sticky sauce.

    Will report back to confirm the abject failure...
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    Nectar

    Nectar
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    Can't offer any help. Have only had two root...

    Can't offer any help. Have only had two root canals, one NHS and one private. Come back to me when you need advice on that
  36. Thread: IPSE referral

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    I have much time for Mr Chamberlain (not that...

    I have much time for Mr Chamberlain (not that one...) but yes it's true there's a lot of bad feeling about how certain changes were dealt with. Lots of us work in business change one way or another...
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    Sticky: Thanks for the tip, I'll look out for it. I...

    Thanks for the tip, I'll look out for it. I enjoyed the film. Is the extended version much different?
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    I too was scared, I'm glad someone asked before I...

    I too was scared, I'm glad someone asked before I did
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    I didn't buy anything, I acquired apples for the...

    I didn't buy anything, I acquired apples for the teachers from a local orchard...
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    Not in whatever prison he was destined for. I bet...

    Not in whatever prison he was destined for. I bet those guys were well looking forward to a new bit of booty.
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    Did you actually read any of the replies given? ...

    Did you actually read any of the replies given?

    Point of note: They are a recruitment, not employment, agency. But you already know that because you have your own limited company :facepalm:
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    What you want and how HMRC would interpret the...

    What you want and how HMRC would interpret the arrangement are two completely different things.
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    Sticky: I didn't realise Swansea was so green! :D

    I didn't realise Swansea was so green! :D
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    Dynasty

    Dynasty
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    I picked it with him in mind, I figured the...

    I picked it with him in mind, I figured the entertainment value would be worth it.
  46. Thread: Day rate

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    Agreed although I'm likely to say a tulip gig is...

    Agreed although I'm likely to say a tulip gig is one where I learnt nothing. At the time I'm in the job, I may have other opinions. :D
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    Sticky: I believe the same is true of many fruit bearing...

    I believe the same is true of many fruit bearing trees. A bit of abuse now and then makes them more prolific.
  48. There's been a few discussions on the boards...

    There's been a few discussions on the boards recently about mortgages.

    Many lenders (CMME did allude to this, here) don't require longevity of contract.

    You have a good deposit so I suggest...
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    Sticky: Morning folks Woken up before 6am by the wind...

    Morning folks

    Woken up before 6am by the wind rattling my window. Managed to doze off after an hour or so but now feeling pooped for the interruption.

    About 18 degrees at the moment, still...
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    Sticky: It be persisting it down now. I wouldn't mind...

    It be persisting it down now.

    I wouldn't mind so much, as I find the sound of rain quite relaxing, but it's all the things that drip, drip, drip that drive me bonkers.

    Not enough that I'll...
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