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    Amateurs. Every self-respecting mathematician...

    Amateurs. Every self-respecting mathematician will subtract the log of the denominator from the log of the numerator, and raise ten to the power of the result :smokin
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    Presumably the reason is that with interest rates...

    Presumably the reason is that with interest rates being so low, these accounts are no longer profitable for them.
  3. Thread: Independence Day

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    Go Donald! :happy

    Go Donald! :happy
  4. Thread: Inneresting site

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    They also show real-time information on the...

    They also show real-time information on the trains in each block section, as well as the aspect of each of their associated signals.

    OpenTrainTimes: Live map of Esher to Worting Junction
    (scroll...
  5. Making a lot of "dough" is what us contractors...

    Making a lot of "dough" is what us contractors are (were) famous for.
  6. Invest in insurance companies. Their shares have...

    Invest in insurance companies. Their shares have been hit by Covid making investors think they'll have to pay out loads. I think they won't have to pay so much.
    e.g. I bought a load of Aviva a...
  7. Just because dividend tax, or NI, is not...

    Just because dividend tax, or NI, is not ring-fenced by statute, does not mean politicians cannot regard them to be so informally.
    The word "national insurance" does suggest "insurance". Maybe the...
  8. Hideous! I can't believe that's a genuine Roller....

    Hideous! I can't believe that's a genuine Roller.

    Here's a genuine Roller (Corniche):

    https://www.rrsilvershadow.com/Best2d/Corniche%20conv%201984%20ECX07946%20LV.jpg
  9. Thread: Visiting lovers

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    It depends on what part of your anatomy you wear...

    It depends on what part of your anatomy you wear it :p
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    He's slowing down the company's ability to...

    He's slowing down the company's ability to expand, because the excess payments to staff can't then be used to invest in capital in the business. It also makes it more vulnerable to insolvency in a...
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    If it uses AI, it could tell you when it thinks...

    If it uses AI, it could tell you when it thinks you need to go perhaps?
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    And if you found you couldn't sell it, would you...

    And if you found you couldn't sell it, would you -chalk- it up to experience?
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    The Wail has got wind of it: Aviation tycoon...

    The Wail has got wind of it:

    Aviation tycoon seeks judicial review of the Covid-19 lockdown | Daily Mail Online

    Comments section people laying into him, as expected..
  14. Ooh he was on Blankety Blank, 37 years ago ...

    Ooh he was on Blankety Blank, 37 years ago


    https://youtu.be/7gp3VrPUsrA
  15. I think you mean relativistic physics vs quantum....

    I think you mean relativistic physics vs quantum. Classical physics doesn't exist, as it's always influenced by both.
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    :banana::banana::banana:

    :banana::banana::banana:
  17. If you're using Chrome, I use a free browser...

    If you're using Chrome, I use a free browser extension that automatically dismisses cookie messages and other prompts from most popular websites.

    I don't care about cookies - Chrome Web Store
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    What? :ladybags:

    What? :ladybags:
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    My opinion is that there is nothing to indicate...

    My opinion is that there is nothing to indicate there will be a depression - though that doesn't rule it out.
    Depressions like the one that occurred in the 1930's happened due to the collapse of the...
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    He posted his own little video too, the nutter....

    He posted his own little video too, the nutter. Call da police! lol


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    This presumes that most retail traders follow a...

    This presumes that most retail traders follow a "strategy". Many of them do, but most of them get sidetracked by the effects of emotions into doing things differently.
    Not that most strategies would...
  22. A splendid effort of course. I hope it doesn't...

    A splendid effort of course. I hope it doesn't kill him off lol oops :rolleyes:
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    This is one benefit with flying in my plane -...

    This is one benefit with flying in my plane - there is no ejector seat. It does mean that if the wings fall off, everyone on board dies - but let's not worry about trifling issues :eyes
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    Good business ideas solve problems. Without a...

    Good business ideas solve problems. Without a problem, there is no solution that people would accept paying for.
    Keep thinking..
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    technical forums, online tenders websites. Don't...

    technical forums, online tenders websites. Don't these do this?
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    It would be ironic if the man who spent a...

    It would be ironic if the man who spent a lifetime studying the complexity of all the life forms, were to be killed by the simplest one of them.
  27. Thread: Why pay tax?

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    Taxes are necessary to create demand in the...

    Taxes are necessary to create demand in the economy for the currency (the pound), thereby giving the latter value.
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    Maybe we'll get a swarm of them. A slightly naff...

    Maybe we'll get a swarm of them. A slightly naff 70's film, suitable for bank holiday viewing: The Swarm.
    With Michael Caine.

    The Swarm (film) - Wikipedia
    ...
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    A kind gesture. Though I think the government is...

    A kind gesture. Though I think the government is pretty far down the list of those who deserve it.
    They'll never run out of cash while the Bank of England keeps stocks of ink and paper.
  30. Easily worked around by starting a new psc...

    Easily worked around by starting a new psc company.
  31. No it doesn't. If there is no economic growth,...

    No it doesn't.
    If there is no economic growth, the system doesn't stop suddenly. All that happens is that investors don't get richer at a more rapid pace than they were getting richer before.
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    The great thing about technical analysis, is that...

    The great thing about technical analysis, is that it lets skilled fund managers take money from those who believe in it.
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    That's really bad :frown OK it's not the...

    That's really bad :frown




    OK it's not the right thread for it, but have some :banana::banana::banana:
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    And then the conspiracy theories will start.

    And then the conspiracy theories will start.
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    I suppose it is possible that he doesn't really...

    I suppose it is possible that he doesn't really need to be in ICU, but that there is a small benefit to him being there (and that he is therefore not as bad as we fear). But anyways it doesn't look...
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    It will be the dip prior to bankruptcy for some,...

    It will be the dip prior to bankruptcy for some, maybe many, companies. Be careful!
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    Get well soon Boris!

    Get well soon Boris!
  38. Thread: Titcam's back!

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    eugh - I do have some standards..

    eugh - I do have some standards..
  39. Thread: Titcam's back!

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    Sorry I'm not into birds..

    Sorry I'm not into birds..
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    :banana::banana::banana::banana2::banana2::banana2...

    :banana::banana::banana::banana2::banana2::banana2:
  41. Thread: Today is the day

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    There have been a couple of (tasteful) april...

    There have been a couple of (tasteful) april fools jokes today.

    E.g. the Dublin fire engine that is sporting its own Covid "face" mask:
    ...
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    Your cooker has blown up?

    Your cooker has blown up?
  43. FYI You are legally required to identify yourself...

    FYI You are legally required to identify yourself to police if you are driving a vehicle - you don't have a right of silence to stay anonymous.
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    or many other types of payouts concerning...

    or many other types of payouts concerning business continuity.

    Saying that, the insurance companies are quite cheap at the moment - for example Aviva at a P/E of only 4.24, and dividend yield of...
  45. Thread: Panic buying

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    Indeed - easter eggs have been reliably present...

    Indeed - easter eggs have been reliably present on the shelves of my local supermarkets, and I've been panic-buying them. Trouble is I keep eating them. Nom nom..
  46. Thread: Face Masks WTF!

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    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49711218936_08...

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49711218936_08560fe429_c.jpg
  47. Thread: Face Masks WTF!

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    Facemask in your car? I'll raise you facemask in...

    Facemask in your car? I'll raise you facemask in my plane :smokin

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49708001586_5cccfb838f.jpg

    (two weeks ago during a check flight with an instructor).
  48. Thread: Weekend plans

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    You can buy most things you need online surely?

    You can buy most things you need online surely?
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    I think it is an important question that does...

    I think it is an important question that does need to be asked. Just not yet. Not until we have stopped the growth of the infections, giving us time to think and plan.
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    Unfortunate, yes, but try to put a positive spin...

    Unfortunate, yes, but try to put a positive spin on it: Time to try one's often-put-off plan B I guess?
    Or plan C if, as is the case with me, plan B didn't work out..
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