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    Mouse jigglers. :laugh I want the opposite,...

    Mouse jigglers. :laugh

    I want the opposite, something that makes them think I'm not doing any work, then when they log into the webcam to check they can see my tiny 'FOAD' sticker I've put over...
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    On the transfer front I initially read it as...

    On the transfer front I initially read it as taking between 1 and 10 days but it's actually between 1 and 10 weeks and could be even longer. :eek:

    A long time to be in limbo, though maybe the time...
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    How often is a 'one-off' employer contribution...

    How often is a 'one-off' employer contribution allowed to avoid being classed as 'regular'? :smokin

    So regular manual payments are allowed and it's just the lack of automated regular payments that...
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    Not necessarily. I think successive governments...

    Not necessarily. I think successive governments just have a short termist view, only worried about their time in office, so do little to address any fundamental problems as it's not going to keep...
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    On the other hand, staying on the meth may be the...

    On the other hand, staying on the meth may be the best prevention. Alcohol will kill the virus. :smokin

    I think I'll go full hobo and reserve a park bench before they all get taken. Seems many...
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    After the last credit crunch where this happened...

    After the last credit crunch where this happened the central banks have been shaking the magic money tree (aka QE) so what events are likely to cause this to stop?

    China have pumped billions into...
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    It's not high when you take into account the...

    It's not high when you take into account the devaluation of the currency the prices are based in. All assets look expensive and in a bubble.

    Sure some companies more exposed to China supply chain...
  8. Hope you shorted it to make more money than if...

    Hope you shorted it to make more money than if you'd stuck it out. :devil

    Also hope you have insurance in case they come after you. :eyes

    Though hopefully the code still works just requires an...
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    Interesting, not come across this 'web3'...

    Interesting, not come across this 'web3' initiative before. So they are using Ethereum blockchain to provide access and state across a distributed web, where the user has a typical crypto private key...
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    Like the rest of us, "you can check out any time...

    Like the rest of us, "you can check out any time you like, but you can never leave." :ohwell

    Seems the only way out is to do whatever Gricer did to get permabanned whenever he pops up,...
  11. Sorry about the NLUK bot he's a bit of a one...

    Sorry about the NLUK bot he's a bit of a one trick answer merchant. :bang:

    You need to register your self-employed status with HMRC so you can pay the National Insurance contributions. The method...
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    Sounds like someone been given the beans.

    Sounds like someone been given the beans.
  13. It certainly will be tricky. My main competition...

    It certainly will be tricky. My main competition will be the younger relatives of potential customers that were born with an iPad in their hand. :ohwell

    Perhaps like glaziers who send their kids...
  14. You mean like the high street banks? :laugh ...

    You mean like the high street banks? :laugh

    Even if they're not being bailed out they're closing branches or have those zombie branches where it's all just machines and one bod directing traffic...
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    Could it be that most investment into gold is...

    Could it be that most investment into gold is through investment instruments that don't actually hold any gold, so it's paper gold not physically backed. Therefore the real gold price is unaffected...
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    That's an interesting point. May be worth opening...

    That's an interesting point. May be worth opening a SIPP before the end of the current tax year just in case of wanting to carry forward unused annual allowances over the next 3 years.




    I'm...
  17. Digital handyman style service as a starting...

    Digital handyman style service as a starting point and foot in the door.

    Seeing as I've been the tech go-to for my extended family whenever they need something doing I figure there are loads of...
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    Yep, diversify. I have a small amount of the main...

    Yep, diversify. I have a small amount of the main cryptos, mostly bitcoin but also the others that were/are easy to buy without trading or causing issues with the bank account used to fund it. :eyes...
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    :laugh Humans are funny. I'll be throwing salt...

    :laugh Humans are funny.

    I'll be throwing salt over my shoulder, drinking a hot toddy, putting on a hot poultice (my gran used to swear by those but in the end it failed to cure her heart problem...
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    Stay classy CUK. [uses Threaded's time...

    Stay classy CUK.

    [uses Threaded's time machine] Oh never mind, as you were.

    Though it did throw up a relevant reference to the lesser spotted merkin. :tongue

    For those too newbie to get the...
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    NNNOOOOOOOOoooooooooooo. :throw: I daren't...

    NNNOOOOOOOOoooooooooooo. :throw:

    I daren't google it to get the facts (who does :tongue) but was hoping I could doss around earning minimum to keep me out of cardboard city avoiding hammering the...
  22. Plan B self-employed local business, with a cloud...

    Plan B self-employed local business, with a cloud based web app add-on service as a potential 'passive' income generator to use the latest skills for the CV should I ever get dragged back into the...
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    Isn't this just the way these wannabe monopolies...

    Isn't this just the way these wannabe monopolies work?

    Squeeze out the competition by way of massive up front investment so they can operate at a loss (the Amazon way, but also see most business...
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    Truism for many a crap IT software product where...

    Truism for many a crap IT software product where they don't need to keep the techies and everyday users happy when they can get the best sales people (aka bullshiners, they shine the product that is...
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    The peril of gravel driveways perhaps. Needs more...

    The peril of gravel driveways perhaps. Needs more finesse than tarmac.
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    This type of story crops up now and then. Some...

    This type of story crops up now and then. Some old git smashed into a shop front near where my parents live, saw it in the local press while visiting. He didn't have a 'funny turn' like that bin...
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    Noisy bikes may be down to the mantra (rightly or...

    Noisy bikes may be down to the mantra (rightly or wrongly) "loud pipes save lives". Currently it's one form of self-defence against careless drivers.

    The issue of sound is a big one. Some want...
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    When motorbikes (I presume that's your leather...

    When motorbikes (I presume that's your leather reference) are going leccy too (they even race them in their own class at the annual TT) and pushbikes are going hybrid (motor assisted pedalling, handy...
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    They could have saved time by doing the 'pick up...

    They could have saved time by doing the 'pick up the gun' sketch outside prison rather than poncing about around the streets of London waiting for him to find some victims.

    ...
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    Looks like this was a late night drunken drive-by...

    Looks like this was a late night drunken drive-by by EO. Flounced already? :ohwell
  31. At least Extinction Rebellion have found ways of...

    At least Extinction Rebellion have found ways of disrupting the traffic while most of them sit at home happy clapping. :tongue
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    Negative tariffs on imported solar panels (once...

    Negative tariffs on imported solar panels (once the Chinese get over the flu and start producing them again :eyes) so we can all have our roofs full of them. Subsidised or free leccy for life....
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    You're probably right. It will be a niche...

    You're probably right. It will be a niche investment like current classic cars or ones we wouldn't have thought as classic like 30 year old Fords that are now rare and therefore expensive due to most...
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    Ban on new car sales so all the current cars will...

    Ban on new car sales so all the current cars will become future classics if they're worth keeping on the road.

    May get a V8 while they're still cheap. Not sure if many news cars come with exotic...
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    There was a team of them following him! So...

    There was a team of them following him!

    So really their response was a bit slow as he managed to knife several over about a 50 metre distance. If someone was following him surely they should have...
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    Nah, save the climate with fewer flights. Halal...

    Nah, save the climate with fewer flights. Halal the b*******. Works for them.

    Seems as effective as any current deradicalising efforts.
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    Hopefully Vanguard will go live with their SIPP...

    Hopefully Vanguard will go live with their SIPP soon so we can be sure of all the charges for whatever funds or trackers and ETFs we are interested in, to compare against the established competitors....
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    Not sure if 'care in the community' is still a...

    Not sure if 'care in the community' is still a thing, but looks to be. Allows the ill to be released as they either don't have the resource (facilities, appropriately trained staff) to do the job of...
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    Hasn't Vanguard's SIPP been 'coming soon' since...

    Hasn't Vanguard's SIPP been 'coming soon' since 2018?

    Or have they confirmed it's definitely definitely coming soon?

    Also, is HL 0.45% platform fee capped at £200/year relevant to Vanguard...
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    Clearly the issue is what doesn't happen in...

    Clearly the issue is what doesn't happen in prison such as rehabilitation and if they're not rehabilitatable then keep them locked up. It's obvious these religious nutters are mentally ill so just a...
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    North Coder? Sounds like a fishing trip to me....

    North Coder?

    Sounds like a fishing trip to me. :tongue
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    Poll: What is "oh f***" in mandarin? I keep getting...

    What is "oh f***" in mandarin?

    I keep getting my mandarins mixed up with my tangerines. :o
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    The Catweazel geezer did die, in May 2017. I'm...

    The Catweazel geezer did die, in May 2017.

    I'm calling this an hacked account unless EO closes his next message with his trademark smilie. :tongue
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    Poll: Something sure smells fishy with this. What with...

    Something sure smells fishy with this. What with the outbreak in the vicinity of the main biolab in China.

    [I bet you know where this is going ...]

    Maybe use a Goop candle if they're back in...
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    I noticed in episode 2 that the Irish Romulan...

    I noticed in episode 2 that the Irish Romulan lady said 'data' in the American English way ('da-ta') where Data himself is always pronounced the proper English way ('day-ta').

    Didn't know the...
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    Poll: No way of knowing what the true reality is in...

    No way of knowing what the true reality is in China so the figures are bunkum at the moment.

    I wonder what they class as recovered and why there aren't more. Maybe still trying to get treatment...
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    Poll: Anyone seen any predictions from the real...

    Anyone seen any predictions from the real experts, not some internet muppet, on how they see this progressing over the next few weeks and months in terms of escalation numbers?

    Seen the map below,...
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    Poll: It's not so much the dying but the torture along...

    It's not so much the dying but the torture along the way. You may get pneumonia and recover after days of feeling like you're drowning.

    Coronavirus: What it does to the body

    Then there's the...
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    That's probably the length of the compilation of...

    That's probably the length of the compilation of tits and ass footage from the show and now on YouTube. :smokin

    Or it could be a similar compilation of bitty boy. :laugh

    GoT covers all sorts of...
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    Nope never tried that option, so while I hoped...

    Nope never tried that option, so while I hoped their system was good enough to cater for parcel size (or multiple parcels if being dispatched from different warehouses) when choosing the delivery...
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