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  1. At Last! I know what IT stands for.

    At Last!
    I know what IT stands for.
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    I was treated to "Go the extra mile" a few days...

    I was treated to "Go the extra mile" a few days ago. I told them I wouldn't be able to see what I was doing from a mile away.

    I think I misunderstood.
  3. What isn't?

    What isn't?
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    I thought, or was led to understand, that many...

    I thought, or was led to understand, that many CV's have to be presented by agencies with no details of sex/name/age on them these days because of the data protection shenanigans?
  5. Thread: Cv porkies

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    I think I put on my Linkedin CV that I was...

    I think I put on my Linkedin CV that I was educated at the school of hard knocks.

    Doesn't seem to stop me getting contacted...
  6. Watts the point?

    Watts the point?
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    If you have the engine running in the car, the...

    If you have the engine running in the car, the "duty cycle" will last a bit longer... Not fuel efficient though.
  8. The one thing I've always struggled with is that...

    The one thing I've always struggled with is that the population of Germany must have known about it, you can't keep something like that quiet, and therefore the people going to the camps should/would...
  9. Would you need to put lolly sticks in the spokes...

    Would you need to put lolly sticks in the spokes to make it sound like a real scooter?
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    I dunno. What's a euphemism? I'm only a fick...

    I dunno. What's a euphemism? I'm only a fick construction site manager...

    Ok looked it up. No I didn't have a little wee.
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    Some happy news...

    Today I had a phone conversation with my Oncology nurse.

    She told me the surgeon, Mr Khan had looked at the CT scan I had 30th December and said that the scan was "Completely stable appearance and...
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    Really? Which post?

    Really? Which post?
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    Yes. That was very insensitive of me. Sorry if...

    Yes. That was very insensitive of me. Sorry if I've upset anyone, I'll edit the post...
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    A dark and morbid sense of humour... I for a...

    A dark and morbid sense of humour... I for a time, worked on behalf of the coroner collecting dead bodies from homes, car wrecks, old folks homes...

    A dark and morbid, sometimes very inappropriate...
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    Bigggest objection I have...

    I don't like being put into a box that says "You shouldn't". The person who turns his cheek when one is slapped gets the other one slapped as well in my experience...
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    Am I too late? Sorry, I've beeen ill....

    Am I too late? Sorry, I've beeen ill....
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    I think I can honestly tell you that your two...

    I think I can honestly tell you that your two parents will be dealing with this far better than close relatives.

    It's one of those things, you know you have a problem and your mind set is either...
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    No respect for his fellow workers who now,...

    No respect for his fellow workers who now, probably, won't get paid for doing it all a 2nd time. Because until the client accepts the job, signs it off, it's all at "your risk".

    He isn't hurting...
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    Wasn't deliberate... Sadly I can't ever have...

    Wasn't deliberate... Sadly I can't ever have beer, wine, whisky, gin, although I'm allowed a bit of potato Vodka occasionally...
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    Now the DWP has it's fun with me...

    OK. So we go for a "Work capability assessment" interview.

    Basically this is the biggest piece of sick legislation these bastards in government have ever come up with.

    If you don't turn up,...
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    And then home...

    This is going to be a "running report" based on the notes I took, because I write everything down...

    Imagine I'm now home and I have had this horrible stuff leaking all over, I used to be a First...
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    part dux.

    Anyway, about an hour or so later, might have been longer, my days by this point have gone into a blur... People come and see me, but I'm not fully aware if I'm honest... I am visited by another...
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    The farce continues...

    Well, I found out later than I had gone into VF whilst on the table and had 2.5 litres of fluids. So they put me on Beta blockers...

    I don't know how many of you are familiar with bowel cancer...
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    Wow. It's been a while...

    Time for an update I guess?

    Well. I went in about a week later for my operation. Robotic surgery... I was there at 07:00am as requested, prepped up, said good bye to the wife and child and was...
  25. Thread: Quick heads up

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    Does the compost know it's got one hour less to...

    Does the compost know it's got one hour less to turn into fertiliser?
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    Well...Took all the stuff they gave me, had the...

    Well...Took all the stuff they gave me, had the "interview" about allergies, even got my name tag fitted and the needle put in. Then the op was cancelled as they had an emergency case come in that...
  27. There's been various threads on other forums...

    There's been various threads on other forums about these cars being "programmed" to protect the occupants rather than what's outside, the "swerve into a tree and kill the occupant or run over the...
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    After careful measurement...

    I can confirm that when I took the "medicine" to empty my bowels ready for my latest Bowel cancer operation I lost almost 3kg from taking the prep to the final escape of noxious gas. Then they...
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    I have a date..

    I'm going in tomorrow for my "Sigmoid Colectomy". So this week has been the usual last minute rushing around.

    I washed and polished my two VFR's and put them away in the shed for about 6 months,...
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    Just walked about 1.5 miles from City Centre New...

    Just walked about 1.5 miles from City Centre New Street to RPS on East Smithfield. Polo shirt, trousers, coat over my shoulder. Ok it's a bit nippy, but you don't notice it if you keep moving... Or...
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    Apparently I can claimoff my Ipse thing.... Every...

    Apparently I can claimoff my Ipse thing.... Every cloud and all that...
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    Blam and dast...

    Just when I thought I was safe, 5 years on from my bowel cancer op, the last "scan" before being given the all clear there's another one of the blasted things rocked up.. It's a whole 1.2mm across,...
  33. Secret History? What's "secret" about the...

    Secret History? What's "secret" about the "Pavlov's Dog" research?

    There were all kinds of "Experiments" on children, aversion therapy, growth rates (where do you think those "Average" figures...
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    Which is kind of where I was 4 years ago when I...

    Which is kind of where I was 4 years ago when I was diagnosed with stage 3. Luckily I had a good friend who helped me out with some "bench work" whilst recuperating from my operation.

    If I hadn't...
  35. Must admit I'm a little stunned by some of this...

    Must admit I'm a little stunned by some of this thread. You lot seem to share a similar kind of expertise?

    I get all my work through past jobs. Because someone has liked what I've done, or seen...
  36. Thread: Tax credits

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    I know a bit about this. Your Ltd Co. pays you...

    I know a bit about this.

    Your Ltd Co. pays you minimum wage. You work for your limited co. Because you are theoretically on minimum wage, you could in theory claim tax credits.

    DO NOT DO THIS....
  37. Yes. Life's a beeitch then you die... And it's...

    Yes. Life's a beeitch then you die... And it's not anyone's fault c had a bash at me. Forgot to mention Plumbers. Sorry. But again they are a very valuable part of the art of building stuff. And...
  38. Is she? Pray tell.

    Is she? Pray tell.
  39. Thread: My Diet

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    Hmmm. I'm 61, have a resting heart rate of 52, a...

    Hmmm. I'm 61, have a resting heart rate of 52, a "full on" rate of 178, a BP of 110/70, and apparently the way it works is that it takes some level between your resting and max rate and decides that...
  40. Thread: My Diet

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    My missus bought me a Fitbit. Apparently it...

    My missus bought me a Fitbit. Apparently it measures heart rate and decides how much excercise you are getting based on that.

    For some reason it thinks me using a Motorbike for my commute burns as...
  41. I have Dukes stage 3 cancer. So not brilliant...

    I have Dukes stage 3 cancer. So not brilliant health. Others are healthier, but as a rule of thumb, the older you are, the more prone you are to not being 100% healthy. Goes with the trade, it's by...
  42. Just sent this.

    My letter to my MP. The IPSE one didn't really say what I needed to put across. I was going to suggest that if MP's were subject to the same rules I could live with that..

    "Dear Mr Mak


    I...
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    Going to be 338 because I have to go to a...

    Going to be 338 because I have to go to a funeral... Workaholic I am.
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    I'll have it! I need a cable for my ipod 1.

    I'll have it! I need a cable for my ipod 1.
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    It's a bit like when you buy a hard drive that...

    It's a bit like when you buy a hard drive that says 720mbyte on it, but there's only actually 680.
  46. Thread: Thieving gits

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    Somebody once nicked my broken power block, and...

    Somebody once nicked my broken power block, and left me a good one in it's place.
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    Part E is asking your employer to specify why an...

    Part E is asking your employer to specify why an "enhanced disclosure" is required as far as I can tell.

    It's required because of the nature of the tasking I'll be taking on.
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    I've been called Pragmatic once or twice. Well,...

    I've been called Pragmatic once or twice. Well, it had P,R,A & the odd T in there somewhere...
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    No, not inside IR35 at all. I'm freelance, they...

    No, not inside IR35 at all. I'm freelance, they can let me go at any time, I can chose to leave at any time, same "conditions" as my current work situation. Just it will be a different company paying...
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    So "I" get to fill part E in then. Hmm... ...

    So "I" get to fill part E in then. Hmm...


    "Standard & Enhanced
    Standard and Enhanced levels are more detailed disclosures
    that are job specific or job related. They require a registered...
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