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    Last minute Boom

    Despite endless “yes, your extension is approved” (agent) and “yes, we want you to stay on” (client) my contract ended on Friday at 1800.

    The actual extension paperwork arrived as I was sitting...
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    You can run an older version in an APFS container...

    You can run an older version in an APFS container on the same machine.
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    You have to leave. No gig is worth this kind of...

    You have to leave. No gig is worth this kind of stress and pain. Life’s too short to put up with this tulip.
  4. All of it. Then it will match to the information...

    All of it. Then it will match to the information the vetting service _already_ have about you.
  5. It’s not a “job”.

    It’s not a “job”.
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    If you’ve already got a monitor you like get an...

    If you’ve already got a monitor you like get an Intel NUC to the spec you want. Easy.
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    Some ITIL thing.

    Some ITIL thing.
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    It’s about emissions. VED is based primary on...

    It’s about emissions. VED is based primary on those. Look at the NOx figures on each vehicles V5.
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    Virgin don’t offer FTTP as their default. I can...

    Virgin don’t offer FTTP as their default. I can see their C from my home office window but the last hop to my house is copper.
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    Dressing in orange and pulling crashed loons from...

    Dressing in orange and pulling crashed loons from gravel traps at Snetterton racetrack.
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    1TB SSD’s for £90.

    1TB SSD’s for £90.
  12. The OP never replied to that thread either.

    The OP never replied to that thread either.
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    Depends. I’ve been on secured sites “at risk” on...

    Depends. I’ve been on secured sites “at risk” on two occasions while clearance was transferred from previous List X companies.

    The only difference pre-and-post transfer was access to server...
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    If you are VAT registered, you have to go MTD. ...

    If you are VAT registered, you have to go MTD.

    Where in that section does it say otherwise?

    4.6 Flat rate scheme
    The following rule has the force of law:

    If you account for VAT using the...
  15. Thread: The Bells

    by BackupBoy
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    The oak trees claim was dismissed by officials at...

    The oak trees claim was dismissed by officials at Versailles when asked if this was true.
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    “Grumps”, apparently...

    “Grumps”, apparently...
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    Boom plus ...

    Hello another three months. Takes me to fifteen in total here.

    Also, first grandchild. I didn’t include her in the renewal paperwork, but someone clearly added her in an extra clause. Welcome...
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    Salary. Right.

    Salary. Right.
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    You’ll need a B1 visa to be fully legitimate. Try...

    You’ll need a B1 visa to be fully legitimate. Try this on an ESTA visa waiver and get caught in the lie the. you can expect monumental aggravation at port of entry and extreme difficulties ever being...
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    I put a deposit down on a Model 3 when they...

    I put a deposit down on a Model 3 when they announced the car. I don’t have a build slot yet but not realistically expecting my RHD UK-spec version until mid 2020. I might ask to transfer the deposit...
  21. In a tent in an Eastern European country. Last...

    In a tent in an Eastern European country. Last week.
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    I’ve used SpareRoom for my last three live-away...

    I’ve used SpareRoom for my last three live-away gigs. £100/week and I’m choosy.
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    I never travel same day. My weekly commute is 166...

    I never travel same day. My weekly commute is 166 miles each way so I go Sunday nights/Friday afternoon return.
  24. Have you any other licensed Meraki devices? I ask...

    Have you any other licensed Meraki devices? I ask as Meraki aggregate all one site’s device licences so they all come due for renewal at the same time.
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    Absolutely positive I can. It’s designed to be a...

    Absolutely positive I can. It’s designed to be a non trivial task, and just as fiddly as replacing storage in the 2012 versions, but eminently doable if one deploys a clue or two.
  26. It depends on what the NAS manufacturer supports...

    It depends on what the NAS manufacturer supports on any particular array. My older Netgear units don’t support anything other than Netgear’s cloud, for example. I have them synced together between my...
  27. Backblaze B2 connects directly from the NAS to...

    Backblaze B2 connects directly from the NAS to their cloud, so you bypass the limitation of 1) having to keep a directly attached (eg USB) drive connected and 2) they don’t support SMB volumes...
  28. Yes it is and get a BackBlaze account for the...

    Yes it is and get a BackBlaze account for the Synology too.
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    I’ve seen Geekbench 64-bit single core tests...

    I’ve seen Geekbench 64-bit single core tests scores (4793) that put the new quad-core i3 way ahead of the 6-core Xeon in the 2013 trashcan Pro (3811) so I’d say you’d be fine.

    I’m getting the...
  30. Thread: Mini <boom>

    by BackupBoy
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    Yup. Just in time for a nice furlough break too....

    Yup. Just in time for a nice furlough break too. Ta!
  31. Thread: Mini <boom>

    by BackupBoy
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    Mini

    Only a three-monther but further extensions likely (yeah, I know)

    Takes me to nine months with this clientco. Bit of a weekly trek but a gig is a gig.

    Cheers.
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    Just get another Classic off eBay.

    Just get another Classic off eBay.
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    You’re welcome. Two years. So this year - woohoo!...

    You’re welcome. Two years. So this year - woohoo! ;-)
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    I’m with Gorilla too and I’ve not had any issues...

    I’m with Gorilla too and I’ve not had any issues with my accountant there regarding mobile phone purchase and management. (Or on any other matter either)

    I’ve just looked in FreeAgent and the...
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    Riding my new bike.

    Riding my new bike.
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    One of the few benefits of working away all week...

    One of the few benefits of working away all week is that I seem to miss out on the prep work ...

    Also in this instance, new skirting boards following new plaster.
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    Painting the skirting boards. (Not a...

    Painting the skirting boards.

    (Not a euphemism)
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    Just back from the IoM TT with Herself and off...

    Just back from the IoM TT with Herself and off for a week in the Lakes early next month. That’s it.
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    The Expanse series by James S A Corey, The...

    The Expanse series by James S A Corey, The Parrish Times by Steve Parrish, anything read by R C Weir (especially Andy Weir’s The Martian)
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    Ta. I look forward to receiving it. ...

    Ta. I look forward to receiving it.

    <edit>

    Hmm. Am now deeply suspicious. But that's not new. As I said, I'll wait for the email.
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    I run several Meraki gateways and haven’t had any...

    I run several Meraki gateways and haven’t had any emails about firewall rules...
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    And they’ll be paying a huge amount of money for...

    And they’ll be paying a huge amount of money for it, so the OP should have a very particular set of skills for a clientco to cough this up for a contractor.
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    I have a NAS for VMware storage in my (home)...

    I have a NAS for VMware storage in my (home) office lab, along with servers and switches all bought by myco. No objections from my accountant whatsoever.
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    Not harder at all. Just get a receipt.

    Not harder at all. Just get a receipt.
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    Neither my wife’s Nissan (2002) or my Citroen C5...

    Neither my wife’s Nissan (2002) or my Citroen C5 (2008) have. I think this, like DRL’s, are a relatively recent thing.
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    More likely to be Jorge-related.

    More likely to be Jorge-related.
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    Apparently some of those URL’s alias back to AWS...

    Apparently some of those URL’s alias back to AWS ... according to a comment on the same image on El Reg.
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    Your limited company doesn’t pay for your...

    Your limited company doesn’t pay for your services. You invoice your client company (usually via your agency) for those services and they pay you.

    Are you perhaps confusing this “invoice” with a...
  49. I was a press photographer between 1980 and 1998....

    I was a press photographer between 1980 and 1998. I met everyone.
  50. Thread: New amp

    by BackupBoy
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    Bluetooth:...

    Bluetooth: https://www.inateck.com/uk/inateck-br1006-black.html
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