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    Her going on the BBC has absolutely nothing to do...

    Her going on the BBC has absolutely nothing to do with promoting her pop career and her leaving Notthingham for Poland was nothing to do with leaving her partner whom she had a child with.

    Hhhhhmmm
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    Theresa May is the Chemical Ali of UK...

    Theresa May is the Chemical Ali of UK Politics.... "Yup, everything is great here, no problems whatsoever, I'm here to stay, really I am !".
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    the Germans are going for a hat trick !

    the Germans are going for a hat trick !
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    From what I gather sounds like Christine Blasey...

    From what I gather sounds like Christine Blasey Ford did have a nasty encounter at a party where a couple of drunks cornered her and groped in a threatening way whilst they were both drunk. It...
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    Al Matthews aka Sgt. Apone from movie Aliens now....

    This is what I say to my colleagues every day:

    "All right, people, what are you waiting for? Breakfast in bed? Another glorious day in the office! A day in this contract is like a day on the farm....
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    The tin foil hats are saying that the Chinese...

    The tin foil hats are saying that the Chinese have infiltrated them with spy tech hence why they're shutting them down.

    Here's some drone footage of one that has recently been shut down
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    Only seems like yesterday when she was on the tv...

    Only seems like yesterday when she was on the tv seducing Avon with her extravagant space opera evening gowns. RIP sexy lady. Also where is that Blakes 7 reboot we keep getting promised ?
  8. The format of the show was not that different...

    The format of the show was not that different from 'Ask The Family' quiz show, the set was familiar, the two separated parts of the family except that I think I remember that the psychologist got up...
  9. Silly replies above as expected. Also I vaguely...

    Silly replies above as expected. Also I vaguely remember there being two panels where the family was split apart into feuding factions.

    I thought that the psychologist driving the interviews and...
  10. Name the TV show... it's really bugging me...

    Ok, think about to around the early to mid 1990s, a British produced mini series (fictional). It was like a TV show within a TV show whereby a TV psychologist had a panel which consisted of around 6...
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    Freddy Got Fingered, the only movie I ever walked...

    Freddy Got Fingered, the only movie I ever walked out on due to boredom and it being so bad. Tom Green's career tanked as he was unfunny and untalented.
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    I saw a documentary that had Koko as the main...

    I saw a documentary that had Koko as the main topic of interest and she was watching a movie and cried at all the sad parts and communicated her sadness and she even got a visit from Robin Williams....
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    If it bleeds, we can kill it

    If it bleeds, we can kill it
  14. Many years ago in Chelsea my gas combi boiler...

    Many years ago in Chelsea my gas combi boiler broke down and I got in different plumbers to give me quotes for a new one, they all came and gave me a quote but Pimlico Plumbers were the only ones...
  15. The unnamed person allegedly mentioned the name...

    The unnamed person allegedly mentioned the name of some defendant on trail during a live stream but this name connected to the trail was public knowledge anyways or at least accessible public...
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    I've encountered this sort before more with the type being a permie rather than

    I've encountered this sort before more with the type being a permie rather than contractor. I've had to deal with guys like this both as a contractor and a permie, when I was permie I complained and...
  17. Calling all Sherlock Holmes out there ...

    Can you solve this baffling mystery ?

    Calgary police: Body behind women's toilet wall 'accidental' - BBC News
  18. Thread: Abba is back

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    the whiner takes it all..

    the whiner takes it all..
  19. I've seen the following in real life, many looked miserable.. head down etc

    Never spoken to or met any famous person but I have walked past the following or seen them on the street / a public venue not doing a gig except for Eddie Izzard and John Malkovich that had a short...
  20. Thread: #PrayForLily

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    Snowflake Chavs with aggressive talentless actor...

    Snowflake Chavs with aggressive talentless actor dads.

    Thank you (very much) !
  21. what a mess of a movie

    **** SPOILERS **** The Last Jedi was such as mess, it's almost like the David Lynch's 'Dune' of the Star Wars movies but Dune was actually good. Laura Dern looking out of place like she's lost on her...
  22. Not that excited about it

    It's one of the Star Wars movies that I'm not hyped up about. The Force Awakens was above average with Han Solo and Co. running around the tunnels of the Millenium Falcon with a Dungeons & Dragons...
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    Such an overrated "comedian"

    Such an overrated "comedian"
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    I can't believe Chegger's life has gone pop....

    I can't believe Chegger's life has gone pop. Strangest fact to be revealed is that Cheggers starred as Fleance is Roman Polanski's movie of MacBeth released in 1971 !
  25. I phoned them first thing after sending emails...

    I phoned them first thing after sending emails last night as proof of requesting cancellation and I got a paypal refund and I unfroze my current account that Paypal was linked to and all is well.
    ...
  26. yeah to get a refund via Paypal it's through...

    yeah to get a refund via Paypal it's through their disputes process which can start 7 days after the transaction was initiated. Quite surprised that they can't just cancel the transaction as soon as...
  27. That £250 is not for all Christmas presents, just...

    That £250 is not for all Christmas presents, just for some.
  28. Thanks for the words of advice, first thing I...

    Thanks for the words of advice, first thing I will do is link the credit card to Paypal (but use Paypal less often as they seem to be a bit ineffectual when dealing with them). You sure that typing...
  29. Would be nice to know if anyone on this forum...

    Would be nice to know if anyone on this forum knows about how Paypal UK to UK current account transactions actually work with pending transactions and subsequent refunds / cancellation. Anyone work...
  30. yeah I bought from a UK online company (I've used...

    yeah I bought from a UK online company (I've used them before). The order screen was showing that Royal Mail Airsure was £999 but I'm sure that I selected the Parcel Force option for £22.05 below it....
  31. Just bought some £244.05 worth of Christmas presents

    Just bought some £244.05 worth of Christmas presents, board/card games and the UK online company charged me £999 more for delivery that's £1,243.04. I've been online shopping for 20 years or so and...
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    It's gonna happen .....

    https://i.imgflip.com/2052a0.jpg
  33. I was so fed up of commuting on the London Underground that ..

    I was so fed up of commuting on the London Underground that I almost considered pre-ordering one of these and getting the training for it...

    James Bond-style jet packs to become a reality in the...
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    Not if the wicked step mother has anything to do...

    Not if the wicked step mother has anything to do with it !!
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    If you haven't already, getting it to play Skyrim...

    If you haven't already, getting it to play Skyrim is worth it.
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    Of course ...

    A 2:2 is a lower grade hence his compensation for damages would have been greater ... of course :P
    He's only asking for £1 million for a Billy Gunn.
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    a Desmond is worth £2 million at least.

    a Desmond is worth £2 million at least.
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    Be prepared..

    When SkyNet inevitably goes live it's best to gain some insight to be prepared Overview | SOLIDWORKS
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    Bob will get the award because he can do it...

    Bob will get the award because he can do it 'plenty quickly'.
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    groan ltd

    Regarding the parents, it's no skin off their nose.
  41. That's the olde 'getting used as a cheap...

    That's the olde 'getting used as a cheap contractor' IT project manager trick in investment banking, in all fairness the IT manager has little control over the amount of budget he receives.

    In...
  42. This is some really solid advice. At the end of...

    This is some really solid advice. At the end of the day within the office environment no-one has any ownership of anything so their stake in the company is minimal apart from some income they receive...
  43. yeah it figures..

    After graduating from university into a big company doing IT as a permie I learned to just consider it as a means to an end, I was treated badly after the first week and left after a few months to...
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    Is your mate in investment banking ?

    Is your mate in investment banking ? I know that JP Morgan for example has 10,000+ directors and 50,000+ vice-presidents. It must be a bureaucratic nightmare these days. Yes they give their slaves ...
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    town halls

    Ah Town Hall meetings, a great time to bunk off and surf the web at work or catch up on work. Only problem is if the manager asks you a question about them, although in all my years no one has ever...
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    You could gave him the name of your ex-manager...

    You could gave him the name of your ex-manager 'Ivor Bigun' at Citi Bank at Canary Wharf, only contactable via their HR department, you should have told him...
  47. I was around Madrid last Sunday on the day of the...

    I was around Madrid last Sunday on the day of the referendum vote and I was watching these 'Spanish Nationalist' supporters coming back from a rally in central Madrid and they seemed to be a good mix...
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    Only that ...

    tsk tsk only £203bn in debt ? Catalonian regional government owes 76 billion euros and that's only a province ..... oh wait ..
  49. Thread: Catalonia

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    Remember Avon ..

    Did anyone bat an eyelid when the County of Avon disappeared ? not even the Avon Lady.

    End of the day it is clear that the majority of the people of Catalonia want independence, Spain doesn't...
  50. Thread: Catalonia

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    During the civil war Cataluña fought to be part...

    During the civil war Cataluña fought to be part of the Spanish republic against Franco's Nationalist forces (with a view to having a degree of anarchistic autonomy as a province due to the...
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