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    No, The track is clearly defined as between...

    No,

    The track is clearly defined as between the white lines, anything outside of the lines is definitely NOT the track, the car is allowed off the track provided that part of the car is ON the...
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    There are two different areas to look at, one is...

    There are two different areas to look at, one is to do with damage caused by the kerbs. The other is the type of failure that occurs ( I.e catastrophic vs controlled deflation ).

    I agree the kerbs...
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    But you can't complain if you get a puncture from...

    But you can't complain if you get a puncture from an area that is defined as not part of the track!

    Edited 'cus I was talking tulip!

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    From F1 regulations: 20.2 Drivers must use...

    From F1 regulations:

    20.2 Drivers must use the track at all times. For the avoidance of doubt the white lines defining the track edges are considered to be part of the track but the kerbs are...
  5. Thread: Oh Pencils

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    I feel that the erasable nature of pencil...

    I feel that the erasable nature of pencil indicates that you're not confident in what you're committing to paper! As a contractor your clients *expect * you to be confident! That's why I carry a...
  6. ^ This right here! Best thing I've read on the...

    ^

    This right here! Best thing I've read on the forum for at least a year!

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    This was on radio 4 this morning! Yes, I listen...

    This was on radio 4 this morning! Yes, I listen to radio 4, aren't I posh?

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  8. Thread: Boomed!

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    Re: Boomed!

    I'm viewing it as a low day rate contract, working from home with free training... Otherwise I start to panic!

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  9. Thread: Boomed!

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    Boomed!

    2 month renewal then off to permie land! :eek:

    I'll hand in my badge and decoder ring on the way out.

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  10. Re: Oops - nearly set the dear wifes prized mini on fire!

    I bridged the terminals on a 24v land rover with a spanner recently, I let go pretty sharpish!

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  11. Re: Offered role but Agent Wants me to take a Pay Cut...I smell tulip!

    I went for a role at 375 a few year's back that went like this:

    Agent: " good news, they want you but they're only offering 300"

    Inexperienced Advocate: *stunned silence* " I don't think that...
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    Re: Do not give venn group references!

    A good point for the opt-in crowd.

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    Re: Do not give venn group references!

    Indeed it is, and the only additional referencing that should occur compared to a non finance contract.

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    Re: Do not give venn group references!

    15 years in banking? Then you should know that the banks often do their "own" referencing checks rather than the pimp....

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  15. Thread: The Dark Side

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    Re: The Dark Side

    At the expense of a good mummy porn joke, perhaps a shade or two lighter than that!

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  16. Thread: The Dark Side

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    The Dark Side

    I might be joining it :eek

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    Re: Life's little annoyances...

    Or rush off the carriage then immediately stop to fiddle with the handle of their stupidly small bag on wheels! Bloody carry it!

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    Re: Life's little annoyances...

    People who say:

    "Mute point"
    "Vicer versa"
    "Going forward"
    "Touch base"
    "Haitch"
    "One way hash"
    "Two way hash" ( yes there are edge cases where these phrases can be acceptable but not...
  19. Re: Dividend's wrong ratio paid, how to correct it?

    Despite the previous comments you could always ask your accountant!

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    Re: It's Great Being a Dwarf!

    I'm in my local pub's team; it's mostly an excuse for visiting other pubs and drinking, plus you get fed. Not bad for a quid!

    There's a huge regional variation in the rules.

    Sent from my...
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    Re: OK who wrote this?

    The UK DPA is quite contextual, in some circumstances a number plate could be aggregated with additional information and become personal information under the act.

    I'm not sure if that's the case...
  22. Re: Infinity 2 installed yesterday, cant get my head around download \ wireless speed

    Pack up the home hub, call BT and tell them you've changed your mind.

    You sir, are too stupid to be allowed on the internet!
    :D

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    Re: Adjustable desk

    I've got a humanscale office chair, quality bit of kit and comes with a long guarantee! If you're a desk worker its worth investing in a good/comfortable working environment!

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    Re: Passport renewal website

    I know of a few .gov.uk sites that don't accept four letter TLDs

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    Re: How long is your CV?

    Uk Imperial; old school!

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  26. Sticky: Re: Security Clearance (SC) Q&A Read first before asking questions

    I think this fails the Turing test!

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    Re: Caption competition

    "The 'I'm a little teapot' routine was ruined when Sarah revealed she had an extra spout"

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    Re: Friday's Caption Competition

    "Philip! take off my dress, take off my wig and stop touching that lady's breasts"

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    Re: Contractor Accountant + Freeagent?

    I use SJD and freeagent although my previously assigned SJD accountant was better with it than my current one.

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    Re: soldering irons - recommendations

    Just buy a new iron rather than trying to solder it, you're a contractor FFS...

    :p

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    Re: Less life on Earth

    That village must have extremely localised resource problems along with multiple micro climates...

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    Re: NAS Recommendations please

    +1 for the micro server, I've got Ubuntu server running on mine!

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    Re: Friday Whiteout

    "If you don't need to be here you can go"

    To be fair most of the permies are still here!

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    Re: Friday Whiteout

    Guy opposite said he was going to go and stock up on food FFS! I told him to get a grip!

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    Re: Friday Whiteout

    Not in beeston yet!

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    Re: Computer Games

    I've got this game called chrome. You have to type words into the top bit and if you get them right you get to see nudy wimmin!

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    Re: New PCG Website

    It's a good rule of thumb that once you've logged in you should remain under TLS. The mixed content is a pretty poor experience though.

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  38. Thread: Boomed

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    Re: Boomed

    WHS

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    Re: How does your partner describe your work?

    Ah, I mourn for the days when that was my primary job description!

    Sent from some snazzy device that you wish you had...
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    Re: Silence after interview

    During,

    RFPs/bids that I've been involved with, unsuccessful parties are always informed and usually told why.

    Either:
    A. it's treated like a permie interview and feedback is expected (and...
  41. Thread: Substitution

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    Re: Substitution

    You can't invoke a clause in a contract you've not signed.
  42. Thread: Substitution

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    Re: Substitution

    Is your contract with the agent or the end client....

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  43. Thread: Boomed!

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    Boomed!

    Extended 'till May!

    :banana:
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    Re: Permanently Deleting Hard Drive Files

    Yes
    No

    Probably 'secure enough'

    Multi pass overwrites with 0s 1s and random tends to be common, combine it with physical destruction if you're paranoid/storing something you shouldn't!
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    Poll: They have their own website specifically denying...

    They have their own website specifically denying it!

    Obviously You'll need to tulip the tulip filter...

    Brummie Baywatch - Birmingham: It's Not tulip
  46. Thread: Vibrams....

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    I've got some Merrell Barefoot Access that are...

    I've got some Merrell Barefoot Access that are pretty good once you've worked 'em in (as above advice, start small).

    My inbred webbed feet precludes the five fingers...
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    I've got a £70 gift card at home... :eek

    I've got a £70 gift card at home... :eek
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    My payment limit is set too low to pay my corp...

    My payment limit is set too low to pay my corp tax (not sure why); it will take them several days to raise it.

    However ultimately all my problems with HSBC have boiled down to problem...
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    Bank Account Recommendations??

    Right,

    I've not posted in a while; I've not needed to!

    However HSBC have thoroughly pissed me off this morning with regards to my business banking (they regularly piss me off with my private...
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    This was in last weeks New Scientist...

    This was in last weeks New Scientist...
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