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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.
  2. Easily worked around by starting a new psc...

    Easily worked around by starting a new psc company.
  3. 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!
  10. Thread: Titcam's back!

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    eugh - I do have some standards..

    eugh - I do have some standards..
  11. 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:
  13. 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?
  15. 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...
  17. 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..
  18. Thread: Face Masks WTF!

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

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49711218936_08560fe429_c.jpg
  19. 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).
  20. 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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    If you're trying to lose weight it is far easier...

    If you're trying to lose weight it is far easier to do it by reducing calories intake rather than exercising more.
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    You've got to feel sorry for Phillip Schofield,...

    You've got to feel sorry for Phillip Schofield, he's only just 'come out' now he's being told to 'stay in'.
  25. There are many other things you could do first...

    There are many other things you could do first before doing that, such as selling the house, the car, and other assets, doing less-well paid work, drawing down on your pension perhaps, borrowing from...
  26. Once the virus problem is resolved, the young,...

    Once the virus problem is resolved, the young, and surviving oldies, will be keen to work hard, and we'll get an economic boom but with high inflation that will destroy the debt (along with the...
  27. It's certainly a great time to bury bad news.

    It's certainly a great time to bury bad news.
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    Elvis - Fever Las Vegas, perhaps? :rolleyes:

    Elvis - Fever Las Vegas, perhaps? :rolleyes:
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    No, I mean is it inside IR35 or out?

    No, I mean is it inside IR35 or out?
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    Full series here: YouTube...

    Full series here:

    YouTube
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    This nugget of wisdom is perhaps the reason some...

    This nugget of wisdom is perhaps the reason some people have been panic buying the stuff. I must confess it is the reason I did - just days before the panic buying started in general.
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    Is it inside or out?

    Is it inside or out?
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    https://i.ibb.co/0B13DFJ/90349550-1021321021744899...

    https://i.ibb.co/0B13DFJ/90349550-10213210217448996-7971665502755880960-n.jpg
  34. Thread: Coviboomed!!!

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    Hard work, but...

    Hard work, but :banana::banana::banana::banana2::banana2::banana2:
  35. He said 3 months. It is all that governments can...

    He said 3 months.
    It is all that governments can do, is interfere in markets.
  36. Thread: Harrods

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    Free now actually. Though they used to cost a...

    Free now actually. Though they used to cost a quid.
  37. Thread: no words

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    Looks harsh, but we need to keep this in...

    Looks harsh, but we need to keep this in perspective. All hospitals have scenes like this (ventilators etc) in some wards even without this epidemic. What's different here is the scale of how many...
  38. Thread: Tim Martin

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    Wetherspoons share price up 30% today, presumably...

    Wetherspoons share price up 30% today, presumably on this news.
    I suspect, though, that Wetherspoons will go bust if he does close its pubs, because their balance sheet looks rubbish, with £300...
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    Can't you drive your tank into the office, and...

    Can't you drive your tank into the office, and hide in it?
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    That's a bit harsh. Despite the blatant falsehood...

    That's a bit harsh. Despite the blatant falsehood of his second point, OP was correct for raising the first point, which is relevant and important to bear in mind. There WILL be repercussions from...
  41. :eek: lol

    :eek:

    lol
  42. Thread: Schools OUT

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    They might lock you in the basement!

    They might lock you in the basement!
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    This is correct. The problem is that the...

    This is correct.

    The problem is that the process of selling off the assets of all these now-bankrupt businesses, then allowing new companies to fill the gaps vacated, will cause enormous...
  44. Thread: Schools OUT

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    Schools out? We don't need no education.. .

    Schools out? We don't need no education..


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  45. Thread: Rumour Mill

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    That's one thing I'm concerned about. The...

    That's one thing I'm concerned about. The government has already said the police may have to focus only on major crimes. So it will be open season for oiks and thugs - with a corresponding vigilante...
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    Huh? From that link Total assets: 295,194,000...

    Huh?

    From that link
    Total assets: 295,194,000
    Total liabilities: 194,486,000
    Therefore net assets is around £100 billion. Double their market cap!
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    I've lost around the same. But actually if we...

    I've lost around the same. But actually if we don't have to sell now, it is an opportunity to make back more than we "lost", because we'll be able to switch our investments into shares that have gone...
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    Do us all a favour and offer them to the NHS,...

    Do us all a favour and offer them to the NHS, inviting them to pay for them, but not insisting they do so. To your local doctors surgery, dentists. Anywhere where people need to gather and are short...
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    This is true. One option might be to use remote...

    This is true.
    One option might be to use remote access software/website s to do this - but that would only work if they already had internet access of course.
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    i'm still charging for that :p

    i'm still charging for that :p
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