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    NZ is not a particularly high spending government.

    NZ is not a particularly high spending government.
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    It's the BlueScooterOfDeath moment we've been...

    It's the BlueScooterOfDeath moment we've been waiting for.
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    No it wasn't. HTH

    No it wasn't.

    HTH
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    Could we try to be a bit more supportive, Darmy?...

    Could we try to be a bit more supportive, Darmy? He's clearly got issues, and we should be trying to help him, not insult him.
  5. Although some of it will return to Paris,...

    Although some of it will return to Paris, Frankfurt and Dublin if the No Deal trajectory continues.
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    Really. Why do you say that? I was politely...

    Really. Why do you say that? I was politely enquiring whether you were being racist.
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    Is that dog-whistle code for 'lots of black...

    Is that dog-whistle code for 'lots of black people'?
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    I'm worried about you. Being an Angry Little Man...

    I'm worried about you. Being an Angry Little Man 24/7 can't be good for you, or those around you. You can choose whether to be vexed or not, but you appear to think you're powerless. I thought we...
  9. Statement of Work? The client may look at you as...

    Statement of Work? The client may look at you as if you're mad, but you could send your understanding of Statement of Work (As agreed, this is our understanding etc...) from your business email...
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    Sticky: Like an expensive yacht?

    Like an expensive yacht?
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    Do you wind down from Angry Little Man mode at...

    Do you wind down from Angry Little Man mode at the end of the working week or is it just a constant personality trait?
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    Better to be slagging the UK off for going down...

    Better to be slagging the UK off for going down the toilet, than to be actually pulling the flush like the Brexiteers are.
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    As long as you don't camp overnight in your...

    As long as you don't camp overnight in your camper van in a dry river bed, you'll be OK. The link you posted was about late summer and autumn, so shouldn't be a bother in winter.
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    I think the Covid outbreak has demonstrated that,...

    I think the Covid outbreak has demonstrated that, in general terms, people are selfless and will look after broader societal interests, even if that is to the detriment of their own interests. The...
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    In what way is Ardern triggering your delicate...

    In what way is Ardern triggering your delicate sensibilities?
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    No, but Johnson was suggesting an EU food...

    No, but Johnson was suggesting an EU food blockade may be in the pipeline. As a blockade would likely be an act of war, this suggestion demonstrates just how far down the insanity rabbit-hole...
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    The question is: will Brexiteers break earlier or...

    The question is: will Brexiteers break earlier or later than a sane person.
  18. Thread: Croydon Again

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    Different type of tulipe. It's like how the...

    Different type of tulipe. It's like how the Kensington public are the scum of the Earth (with some charming exceptions).
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    Not by the sea it doesn't. I've sat at a beach...

    Not by the sea it doesn't. I've sat at a beach bar on Christmas Eve in Salobreña and it's been 20. 16 / 17 is a more realistic average maximum. Feels lovely in the sunshine.

    Salobrena climate:...
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    Dull is a form of tulipe. Sterile mock Tudor...

    Dull is a form of tulipe. Sterile mock Tudor dullness. But each to their own.
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    Weybridge is tulipe. (QED)

    Weybridge is tulipe.

    (QED)
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    Bins are collected in Leeds? :eek:

    Bins are collected in Leeds? :eek:
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    You won. Get over it! Chin up - could be worse:

    You won. Get over it!

    Chin up - could be worse:
  24. Thread: Leeds

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    It will mean kicking instead of head-butting.

    It will mean kicking instead of head-butting.
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    If it was summer, you could just leave him locked...

    If it was summer, you could just leave him locked in the car on a hot day without any water.
  26. Thread: Yuck

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    Ask your missus. ;)

    Ask your missus. ;)
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    How is the Wood Green Cultural Quarter coming...

    How is the Wood Green Cultural Quarter coming along?

    Also did they ever remove the 1st Gulf War graffiti "SCUD DEATH TO ALLIES", which had a certain cult following in terms of its pointedness?
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    Costa Tropical is worth a look: Almuñécar,...

    Costa Tropical is worth a look: Almuñécar, Salobreña, La Herradura.
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    That is gentrification. Back in the day, you'd be...

    That is gentrification. Back in the day, you'd be lucky if they pushed a mop around the floor after a murder.
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    Cummings probably believes that of himself.

    Cummings probably believes that of himself.
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    Gotta love Wood Green. The Tollgate 'spoons at...

    Gotta love Wood Green. The Tollgate 'spoons at Turnpike Lane is one of only two pubs I've ever been barred from.
  32. Thread: Ocado

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    The door is being prised open. Phil Neville to...

    The door is being prised open.

    Phil Neville to become first man to join Women's Institute after Women's World Cup heroics - Daily Star
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    Even if you had to quarantine in the South of...

    Even if you had to quarantine in the South of Spain it wouldn't be too bad with a bit of outdoor space. Plenty of cheap rentals.
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    Depends where "here" is. I reckon we get less...

    Depends where "here" is. I reckon we get less rain than Manchester but more than London.
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    You are pardoned.

    You are pardoned.
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    That's my morning walk, and also my view from my...

    That's my morning walk, and also my view from my home office - this one taken on Wednesday from my desk.

    https://i.ibb.co/j4Vv8w1/rainbow.jpg
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    Pretty much what the UK has ended up with as well...

    Pretty much what the UK has ended up with as well (+ Bermuda, Falkland Islands, a few other Atlantic islands, Gibraltar, Cyprus sovereign bases, Antarctic Territories). But along the journey, they...
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    Only if you're staying overnight in a cheap hotel...

    Only if you're staying overnight in a cheap hotel before an early morning flight from Heathrow.
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    Good luck with that!

    Good luck with that!
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    They're probably keeping tabs on the local Tory...

    They're probably keeping tabs on the local Tory Councillors.

    It’s true that a Conservative councillor in Croydon is a former member of the IRA - Full Fact
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    If you're interested, most contracts are on...

    If you're interested, most contracts are on LinkedIn with a few not on LinkedIn on irishjobs.ie

    It's worth making contact with agencies directly. Ireland being a small country, crappy agencies...
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    Holding up better than the UK sounds like it is....

    Holding up better than the UK sounds like it is. Lots of work is remote based for the foreseeable future so could be done from UK.

    What's your skillset / industry niche?
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    Get with the Empire 2.0 programme, man! ...

    Get with the Empire 2.0 programme, man!

    British tea, jam and biscuits will be at the heart of Britain's Brexit trade plans
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    It's cold here in Ireland but a beautiful...

    It's cold here in Ireland but a beautiful morning. Phone photo from my morning walk:

    https://i.ibb.co/hf6m7Pd/sunrise.jpg
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    Did you buy the shares from one of his exes?

    Did you buy the shares from one of his exes?
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    It's not the future. Nobody serious is planning...

    It's not the future. Nobody serious is planning this.
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    There won't be anyone to pick it.

    There won't be anyone to pick it.
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    One lapse of judgment at a client Christmas do...

    One lapse of judgment at a client Christmas do and Mary Poppins is forever tarred. It's not on.
  49. Thread: Hancock not

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    Most CUK regulars will be untroubled.

    Most CUK regulars will be untroubled.
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    And there is no need to boast about world-beating...

    And there is no need to boast about world-beating and moonshots. It's just daft.
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