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    Nob Tone

    Nob


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    Will do... 'Just 5 more years...' Rich window...

    Will do... 'Just 5 more years...'

    Rich window in tow, off to SE Asia living the Perpetual Traveller life... If I last that long with my brain and body in tact I would have made it across the...
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    Did I make the right decision?

    Back in the dawn of time - a decision fork in life was presented one path led to Civil Engineering the other IT ...

    I chose the easy route ... IT

    From a financial perspective did the path I...
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    Seen it so many times before... Off shore then...

    Seen it so many times before...

    Off shore then near shore then on shore...

    All the time contractors reaped the benefits of change.

    It is the way of the world.

    As long as you're on the...
  5. Sticky: No issues, I can work on Govt site (no SC reqd...

    No issues, I can work on Govt site (no SC reqd for this one), client site or home.

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  6. Sticky: Hi, Just to keep this thread current... I'm...

    Hi,

    Just to keep this thread current...

    I'm starting a role Monday - got this email today from the client...

    "Providing no further information is requested from the applicant the DBS...
  7. It annoys me. I bet all contractors there are...

    It annoys me.

    I bet all contractors there are regularly in a huddle discussing this and getting hard thinking about 'sticking it to the man' - so to speak.

    If you don't want the role - step...
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    And not bother watching the news... Actually,...

    And not bother watching the news...

    Actually, eject the TV all together!



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  9. Thread: Contract

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    A contract is never sorted until the last invoice...

    A contract is never sorted until the last invoice is paid!


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  10. Life's too short to follow the crowd. Do...

    Life's too short to follow the crowd.


    Do what you want to.


    Sometimes I put rude words in docs in 'white' just for fun!

    naughty word!
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    Leave very early otherwise it's like walking to...

    Leave very early otherwise it's like walking to Brighton.

    Did it in 2013.


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    I venture there maybe other reasons for his risky...

    I venture there maybe other reasons for his risky behaviour.

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    Tonight - Chinese meal with my good lady... to...

    Tonight - Chinese meal with my good lady... to celebrate my new contract.

    Tomorrow - hopefully London for a walk around (South bank, Brough market and some such...)

    Sunday - Going for an...
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    Boomed...

    New role offered and duly accepted...

    First Central Government role, quite looking forward to sleeping for 6 to 12 months...

    Any tips for enjoying / thriving in a public sector role?

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    I like the idea of camping whilst away. Leave...

    I like the idea of camping whilst away.

    Leave the Airbeam on a campsite and home at weekends.

    I'm sure I'd get a good rate monthly.


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    Good fortune!! We're going in Nov. Tone

    Good fortune!!

    We're going in Nov.


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    Nob Tone

    Nob



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    All good... Gotta rich bird, got engaged,...

    All good...

    Gotta rich bird, got engaged, bought a house, getting married in NZ later in the year...

    Smashin'


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  19. Thread: No TV...

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    No TV...

    It has now been two years since I dispensed with the TV...

    Lost 3 stones.

    Far happier.

    Far healthier.

    Just had an interview for a TV company, quite ironic.
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    Suity is STILL here????? Still moaning he...

    Suity is STILL here?????

    Still moaning he can't get a contract / an extension?

    EVERYBODY hates him?

    It's all a bit samey...
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    Haven't been here...

    since 10th July 2012.

    Anything happened?



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    Cater Allen... Nice people in UK call centres....

    Cater Allen...

    Nice people in UK call centres.




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    I only take the bus on holidays. Local colour. ...

    I only take the bus on holidays. Local colour.



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    I think they'll prove that David Icke was right...

    I think they'll prove that David Icke was right all along...



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    I like Charles Tyrwhitt shirts... Tone

    I like Charles Tyrwhitt shirts...

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    I use a portable steamer - very good. Tone

    I use a portable steamer - very good.



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    Hmmm...

    I had a gastric band fitted in Brussels about 5 1/2 years ago.

    I've shed nearly 12.5 stones - I'm working on the last 3 stones - I will then be half the man I was.

    I cycle 3 - 4 times a week -...
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    Cool. Tone

    Cool.




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  29. Poll: Shut it. Tone

    Shut it.



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  30. Poll: Once again I'm somewhat unsettled by your...

    Once again I'm somewhat unsettled by your threads.


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  31. Reading his post has breached my human rights I...

    Reading his post has breached my human rights I feel...



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  32. Forget all that... I'm still shocked that SY...

    Forget all that...

    I'm still shocked that SY has four children - with a possible fifth on the way...



    I'm now unsettled.

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    William Shatner on HIGNFU last night...

    A bit p1ssed up but not too bad...




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  34. Thread: Perfume

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    :rollin: Tone

    :rollin:


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  35. Don't do ITIL!! Keep away from it!! ...

    Don't do ITIL!!

    Keep away from it!!


    That's an order!!


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    Poll: I like feeling myself up to his stories... ...

    I like feeling myself up to his stories...


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  37. Don't bother - here's my barge pole! Tone

    Don't bother - here's my barge pole!



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    Oh yes! Tone

    Oh yes!



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    Real boobies better... Tone

    Real boobies better...


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  40. My old company was struck off in 2002 by...

    My old company was struck off in 2002 by companies house - no accounts completed and I think corp tax owing about £7k. HMRC didn't contest closure.



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    I am unnerved. Tone

    I am unnerved.


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    Wimmin are funny...

    She's now told me she reads The Daily Mail and voted BNP.

    Ever dated a Nazi?





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  43. I don't think violence sorts out any issues. ...

    I don't think violence sorts out any issues.

    Why can't people just be nice to each other?

    I think I'm better off on an island somewhere.




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  44. Ha! Tone

    Ha!


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  45. no, via an agent with a substituion clause. ...

    no, via an agent with a substituion clause.



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    Victory 'V's I bought some recently in a...

    Victory 'V's

    I bought some recently in a little ye olde sweet shoppe in the Cotswolds.



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  47. Sub contracting to myself as a sole trader.

    I've got a Limited Company but could I subcontract my 'duties' to 'me' as a sole trader.


    Would there be any benefits?

    Waste of time?



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    Prodigal son returns...

    Returned to a client after 2 years (for the third time) - last week.

    Nothing better.

    Especially when some people didn't recognise me as I've lost loads of weight in the last 2 years.

    Very...
  49. Ray Mears says 'always stay with the vehicle' - I...

    Ray Mears says 'always stay with the vehicle' - I trust Ray.

    I don't trust the 'other one' who sleeps in a dead camel.




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    Best I don't post short episodes of my life...

    Best I don't post short episodes of my life then...



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