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    I think we should all chip in for a small...

    I think we should all chip in for a small project, build an algorithm to make stupid offers to landlords(on the sites with direct contact).
    Put up a web page with bitcoin payment and anonymous vote...
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    I won't worry about that. People that want that...

    I won't worry about that.
    People that want that category to stay brainwashed will find the means somehow.

    I am more worried that every decent publication has become subscription based and middle...
  3. Am supposed to start on 1st as well albeit in my...

    Am supposed to start on 1st as well albeit in my case had the offer made at the beginning of last week.
    Have been pushing to see a draft of the contract but complete silence so far.
    I am assuming...
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    Just before lockdown I’ve moved into a decent...

    Just before lockdown I’ve moved into a decent airbnb in a nice area in Heartfordshire for 2k/ month. It was previouslt going for 6-7k.
    Had to choose between that and another one with it’s own tennis...
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    I’d ask if it is possible to have the interview...

    I’d ask if it is possible to have the interview over skype.

    If they say no and you really want the role buy one of those full head on masks. It’s a few hundred £ and put it on expenses.

    But I’d...
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    But where is this testing going on? I though...

    But where is this testing going on?

    I though that if you have the symptoms you should self isolate in your house.
    You can't visit a surgery.

    So unless you have a car and willing to go for a...
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    For the non essential work companies are probably...

    For the non essential work companies are probably delaying the projects - putting people on furlough while getting compensated by the gov.
    When things get back to normal they will decide if they...
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    Anyone here betting on a second wave showing a...

    Anyone here betting on a second wave showing a bit of tail in 2-3 weeks?
    Could be free money...
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    I don't have a single clue what is happening......

    I don't have a single clue what is happening...
    If someone is trying to confuse people is doing a very good job.

    What is clear is that we are not out of the woods yet but stocks are soaring right...
  10. That I realised a long time ago. But the extent...

    That I realised a long time ago. But the extent of how much people lie themselves to stay happy surprises me everyday.
  11. Most of the times I post here is while being...

    Most of the times I post here is while being drunk, but that does not mean what I say is not true.

    If the truth goes against what makes you happy and the way you perceive the world around you, and...
  12. I won't waste my time getting into detail but:...

    I won't waste my time getting into detail but: Secret services definitely knew when it happened. This is how it works, all countries have vast networks of people with the sole purpose of getting...
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    Clever accounting? Nobody knows, apart from some...

    Clever accounting? Nobody knows, apart from some clever accountants, what happens in the books of any large company.
    Maybe a false narative to get the numpties to buy in then wipe them out?
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    I would still not tauch anything for now. Maybe...

    I would still not tauch anything for now. Maybe selling but there is still some irrationality.
    I don’t think covid has been fully factored in or the reality of a recession. Just wishful thinking and...
  15. Thread: Quad bikes

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    if money is a concern get something second hand...

    if money is a concern get something second hand off ebay.
    You won’t be worried if you give it some beating.
    Also, look it up for each model, they may have scooter/motorbike engines, see how much is...
  16. Call it as you may, it is still the highest...

    Call it as you may, it is still the highest number and there is still doubt the number is accurate.

    They knew probably months in advance from the network of secret services spread around the...
  17. Is this part of the effort to discredit purpose...

    Is this part of the effort to discredit purpose of the lockdown in the firstplace and herd the plebs back to the office?
    Same lockdown that was put in place way to late and lead to the highest...
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    If they are going to bankrupt the business...

    If they are going to bankrupt the business anyway, why not? It’s free money.
    They’ll just sign on benefits afterwards, enjoy some time off then open new one on parents name or with board of...
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    Similar how the cirtuit breaker works on the US...

    Similar how the cirtuit breaker works on the US stock market, it is intended to give time to the big players to unwind positions if the small folks panic. It gives time as well for the false...
  20. The plebs have to be entertained while they are...

    The plebs have to be entertained while they are herded to the workplace.
    You can’t deny it, it will be pretty motivational when the players in their flashy t-shirts will say some praising words for...
  21. Some places make that of contractors anyway. But...

    Some places make that of contractors anyway. But I’d still rather be used as a scapegoat than brainwashed permi.
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    Some people have very short memory. Bless them!

    Some people have very short memory.
    Bless them!
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    It’s probably inevitable and they are just trying...

    It’s probably inevitable and they are just trying to tire people up.
    It comes to the old adage “Markets can stay irrational longer than you solvent”
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    You mean squirrel flu?

    You mean squirrel flu?
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    It probably is, it also makes you consider doing...

    It probably is, it also makes you consider doing roles that you would not normally do. It is how this society works.
    Just hang on in there, it has nothing to do with yourself or your skillset....
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    I think working from home won’t be the norm and...

    I think working from home won’t be the norm and is only a temporary solution. Work in itself is a way of keeping population under control. Keeping them busy so that they do not cause trouble. The...
  27. Thread: Stay Alert

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    stay simple, stupid?

    stay simple, stupid?
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    It’s as if they are doing their best to butch it...

    It’s as if they are doing their best to butch it up.

    Could it be that they know this will end badly so to save people time thinking they serve them some early signs of incompetence? They are...
  29. Poll: Anyone still in doubt that the recent PM message...

    Anyone still in doubt that the recent PM message is a premature push to get people back to work?
    Although message is vague it is still clear enough that those who cannot work from home should go...
  30. Thread: Stay Alert

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    I know you did not mean that but I think your...

    I know you did not mean that but I think your point makes my argument stronger.
  31. Thread: Stay Alert

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    Because they are talking down the country and the...

    Because they are talking down the country and the organisations that had some much care for them in the past?

    Are you one of those happy go lucky that thinks he is a great businessman just because...
  32. Thread: Stay Alert

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    Summary of the discourse later today. ...

    Summary of the discourse later today.

    https://i.ibb.co/PwbCxw5/B8327066-A8-B1-4494-9-B7-A-9-ED7-DA5-DE07-E.jpg
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    Just a bunch of rubbish to show that “they care”....

    Just a bunch of rubbish to show that “they care”.
    Off to work you peasants!
  34. Poll: pretty much. I can't see anyone getting...

    pretty much.

    I can't see anyone getting enthusiastic about anything in there.
    Most of the adds look as if it is a coordinated effort to make everything appear so crap that even a minor difference...
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    Poll: If they get everyone back to work it will be...

    If they get everyone back to work it will be pointless as inevitably there will be 15 people spending 15-20 min with each other in a carriage. If it is a simple 5 days backwards looking algorithm,...
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    Poll: Soon will be mass-adopted and mandatory when you...

    Soon will be mass-adopted and mandatory when you are out on the streets.
    Will prevent the plebs protesting when the new corporate feudalism will be put in place.

    “Some of you may die ...
    but...
  37. Poll: True, but it is difficult to find a working...

    True, but it is difficult to find a working solution at the moment.
    The view from the leading class is probably not any different to what we had before this: a few will have to be sacrificed at the...
  38. Poll: Death? Indeed the rates are more concentrated...

    Death? Indeed the rates are more concentrated towards the higher age group but nobody is spared.
    You could get long term health effects, reduced pulmonar capacity and others.
    It is particularly...
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    Could not find a better expression... I don’t...

    Could not find a better expression... I don’t hold going to univ to a high esteem. It only puts people into debt and teaches some how to look up on google.
    Stopped myself half through a masters...
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    It’s just another way to tire people up. More...

    It’s just another way to tire people up. More hoops for you to jump so you get attached to the role and better negotiating position for them.
    Harshness builds attachment.
    Or pushes you towards jobs...
  41. I always take my apple watch with me and record...

    I always take my apple watch with me and record them but don’t post anything or look through stats. My joke about it is that I want cheap health insurance later in life.
  42. Poll: I’d be careful not to set an example in the...

    I’d be careful not to set an example in the workplace as well. People that are vulnerable might feel left out, afraid to loose their job, they might come in even if they otherwise shouldn’t.
    The...
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    No, just told them I will be happy to undergo it...

    No, just told them I will be happy to undergo it but will have to invoice for the time.
    Also mentioned that I’ve looked into it out of curiosity and there seem to be some compatibility issues that...
  44. Poll: A death, no redundancy payment, no pension no...

    A death, no redundancy payment, no pension no administrative paperwork to get rid if people.
    Maybe a potential lawsuit but unless there is direct causality between death and being forced to come...
  45. Poll: I think there is too much of their prerogative...

    I think there is too much of their prerogative that would be at stake to accept such a position. They would fight it tooth and nail.

    Recently read Bulltulip Jobs - David Graeber, the portrait of...
  46. Poll: I know that I will be fobbing off anyone that...

    I know that I will be fobbing off anyone that does not mention the remote part.
    I am not comfortable to leave it open ended, just for the sake of having people under sight and micro managing.

    I...
  47. Poll: Took two calls already today. One offering remote...

    Took two calls already today. One offering remote working only as a temporary solution, expected to return to the office once lockdown is lifted. Not feeling comfortable letting someone else decide...
  48. Poll: When lockdown is lifted is anyone planning to return to the office?

    Have people decided what they will do when they will be asked to physically return to the office? Assuming there is no vaccine in place, but even so, it will take some time before everyone gets it…
    ...
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    Got offered to do a “project” taking about 5h by...

    Got offered to do a “project” taking about 5h by their estimate. And 1.5h interview afterwords.
    I got back to them that I am happy to do it if I can invoice for the time.
    I might not hear back from...
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    The most democratic way was to send to everyone a...

    The most democratic way was to send to everyone a fix sum irrespective of their earnings as America did.
    Sending someone 80% of their normal income then zero to others just because they have a...
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