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    Champagne Brunching Socialist

    Champagne Brunching Socialist
  2. Thread: Word associations

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    Freedom.

    Freedom.
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    Buckfast

    Buckfast
  4. I pay my full 13% or so income tax here mate,...

    I pay my full 13% or so income tax here mate, plus I get paid double what I was getting contracting, with all the full time trimmings ;)

    But you missed my point completely, it wasn't about the UK....
  5. Well if we're using India as an example (Just...

    Well if we're using India as an example (Just talking IT), one very important thing to remember is that irrespective that it will get more expensive (They're on about probably half now what an...
  6. Aww thanks, high praise indeed from the weasel...

    Aww thanks, high praise indeed from the weasel who hides behind a computer screen dishing out venomous bile to make up for his many inadequacies.

    I'll take that as a complement if that's your...
  7. I'm guessing the folks on this thread defending...

    I'm guessing the folks on this thread defending the British's Empires record in India voted Brexit. Strange that :rollin: Chaps, it's not coming back no matter how much you want it too.

    Other...
  8. Well last year after it happened it was when the...

    Well last year after it happened it was when the pound plummeted, guess that's before the increased costs hit the consumers.

    I'll find out this summer, but certainly renting cars, accom etc looks...
  9. Still in Singers, living the dream :wave: ...

    Still in Singers, living the dream :wave:

    Never regretted the decision to leave. After the initial shock of the country actually voting for it, well what can I say but the rest of the world is...
  10. I'm not there so I can say what I like - and...

    I'm not there so I can say what I like - and you're all fooked :ladybags:
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    Who loves ya baby :)

    Who loves ya baby :)
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    If AtW can find a squirrel willing to have...

    If AtW can find a squirrel willing to have consensual sex then I'll concede the point.
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    Sticky: Long ass thread and can't be bothered reading it...

    Long ass thread and can't be bothered reading it all, but I use the financial times portfolio tracker.

    Great if you have shares in different currencies, pretty easy to see how you're doing over...
  14. Thread: 30/09/15

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    So if you'd bought a flat say for 250k back then,...

    So if you'd bought a flat say for 250k back then, it'd be worth well over a million now.

    Just saying, that crash you kept predicting, didn't really materialise.
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    Take the number of times you've slept with an...

    Take the number of times you've slept with an actual real female. Add 1. Multiply by around 220 and you'll be there or there abouts.

    :winker: doesn't count.
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    Nah, but if you've got any good gak feel free to...

    Nah, but if you've got any good gak feel free to bring it across when you visit. :igmc:
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    It's a bubble, but a pleasant one, well apart...

    It's a bubble, but a pleasant one, well apart from right now when Indonesia is busy burning down forest to plant palm oil resulting in all it's neighbours being subjected to hazardous air quality.
    ...
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    Just popped in to say hello

    Had a look at the 1st page of posts, doom, gloom and anti immigrant rants.

    Nothing much changed then.

    How's the contracting in the UK world? still get agents pinging me from UK but seems like...
  19. Thread: Word associations

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    Singapore

    Singapore
  20. Thread: Paaaaarty

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    Nope, never fancied the mines. I was a bit too...

    Nope, never fancied the mines. I was a bit too clever as a yoof to end up as a miner ;) but if I'd not gone to uni I'd have been in the army.

    I'm on the loathe her side of the fence, sure she did...
  21. Thread: Paaaaarty

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    Paaaaarty

    Seemed like a good day to say hello.
  22. Thread: Never say never

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    Welcome to quarterly reviews, yearly objectives,...

    Welcome to quarterly reviews, yearly objectives, personal development plans, dealing with HR & whinging about your bonus.

    On the plus side, good bonuses, training courses, travel to exotic...
  23. Thread: workfare is fair

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    I've not really changed my views vis-a-vis there...

    I've not really changed my views vis-a-vis there has to be a safety net, but living in Asia I'm definitely coming to the conclusion we're all fcked (Including myself in this) in the west if we don't...
  24. Couldn't comment, been a few years, and...

    Couldn't comment, been a few years, and contracting out in Singapore pays less and are viewed with little regard. I'm 3 years+ permie now, quite enjoying it strangely enough.
  25. Thread: Weekend Plans

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    It's been a while, got the notion. You been made...

    It's been a while, got the notion. You been made an honest woman of yet? ;)
  26. Think they're things of the past for me. ...

    Think they're things of the past for me.

    Enjoy, I did the couple I went to.
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    Some things never change, eh DA?

    Some things never change, eh DA?
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    Nope, slap bang in the middle, give or take...

    Nope, slap bang in the middle, give or take 100KM's.
  29. Nope, bit of sunburn and some mozzie bites though...

    Nope, bit of sunburn and some mozzie bites though ...
  30. Thread: Musicians on CUK?

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    There's plenty of comedians. Then AtW, who...

    There's plenty of comedians.

    Then AtW, who just thinks he's funny.
  31. Dead, not just UK, globally. Will always be jobs...

    Dead, not just UK, globally. Will always be jobs in it, but golden years are well and truly over, never to return.
  32. Thread: Weekend Plans

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    Some beers friday, 10 course degustation menu...

    Some beers friday, 10 course degustation menu dinner in wagu ghin in marina bay sands (waited 2 months for a reservation) followed by a mates engagement party saturday, chill by pool sunday.

    Hello...
  33. Likewise. I mean that a specific sense to most of...

    Likewise. I mean that a specific sense to most of your pish btw, not in a general kind of way. Don't let it stop you mind, never has before.
  34. Thread: Aye Aye

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    good stuff, canny beat a bit if banning

    good stuff, canny beat a bit if banning
  35. Thread: Aye Aye

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    I'll chip into any fund that'll help lose his...

    I'll chip into any fund that'll help lose his most prized possession. I'm sure it'll change everything ...
  36. Thread: Aye Aye

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    Jeez, a mere infant calling me a socckie. I'm...

    Jeez, a mere infant calling me a socckie. I'm seriously thinking the standards of newbie bullying must have dropped to let this cretin through the filter.

    <edit> he deleted his post already.......
  37. Thread: Aye Aye

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    Aye Aye

    What's new?
  38. WTF have I missed? AtW has popped it's cherry...

    WTF have I missed?

    AtW has popped it's cherry and is getting hitched? the mayan thing must be true, I'm sure that's one of the signs of the apocalypse ...

    Happy new year all.
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    Cheers, I check them all out.

    Cheers, I check them all out.
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    Media server, got all the storage, runs XP (Got...

    Media server, got all the storage, runs XP (Got vmware on it to, so could run linux).
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    Home backup solution

    Guys,

    Anyone got any suggestions for a decent, preferably free home backup solution/software?

    Got a media server with a tonne of storage, plus a desktop in my study and a macbook for whatever....
  42. Thread: RIP Steve Jobs

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    I like this dude more: Douglas Engelbart -...

    I like this dude more:

    Douglas Engelbart - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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    Why's it specifically a labour achievement? ...

    Why's it specifically a labour achievement?

    1st time I lived in London was just before I went to uni in the early 90's, tory government, and I distinctly remember areas then that were majority...
  44. Rising consumption vs stagnant production...

    Rising consumption vs stagnant production (Falling on a per capita basis for sure - more people in the world these days AtW). Iraq wars, 9/11, weak US dollar, oil being harder to get so more...
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    I'm not gonna argue with the getting out of...

    I'm not gonna argue with the getting out of britain part, but the Aussie part - umm, been there done that, know a few that still are and it's not quite that paved with gold - depends where you end up...
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    What he said. There's a reason contractors...

    What he said.

    There's a reason contractors have a higher day rate than permies. You may find out the hard way one day unfortunately.
  47. Am I really having to explain this tulip to you? ...

    Am I really having to explain this tulip to you?

    So the world isn't consuming more oil, driven primarily by emerging markets, is this your assertion now?

    Go look up China (2/5 of global rise in...
  48. Thread: Date of Birth

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    Quite a contrast from Singapore. Here they can...

    Quite a contrast from Singapore. Here they can ask what your skin colour is and specify only 'men need apply'.
  49. Thread: Date of Birth

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    Pretty certain that's illegal. They're not...

    Pretty certain that's illegal. They're not allowed to even use words like enthusiastic, energetic etc in job adverts.
  50. Sorry, where's the proof oil prices going up is...

    Sorry, where's the proof oil prices going up is the fault of HFT in that chart?
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