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  1. Thread: Anyone Worried?

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    Don't forget to put on your CompoFace!

    Don't forget to put on your CompoFace!
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    Sticky: How many times have you accidentally dropped the...

    How many times have you accidentally dropped the wrong tables?
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    Ouch....too much! :D

    Ouch....too much! :D
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    Sticky: Telly-fitting fail - Curry's wouldn't do a fit on...

    Telly-fitting fail - Curry's wouldn't do a fit on dot 'n dab...

    My friend the Polish builder coming on Sat, so £135 refund from Curry's on the way!
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    Any half-decent Rental Agreement will specify...

    Any half-decent Rental Agreement will specify what the rental covers (apartment / house / garage / car parking space) and any specific exclusions (ie loft space / garage / shed). If it doesn't clear...
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    Any half-decent Rental Agreement will specify...

    Any half-decent Rental Agreement will specify what the rental covers (apartment / house / garage / car parking space) and any specific exclusions (ie loft space / garage / shed). If it doesn't clear...
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    Sticky: Hola mis companéros/companéras Sun is not...

    Hola mis companéros/companéras

    Sun is not quite wearing his hat today, but at least its warmer.

    New Telly arrives today, so that I can finally enjoy the 4K I have been paying for, for the last...
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    FTFY :devil

    FTFY :devil
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    Sticky: I went to Curry's today to buy a new Telly, and...

    I went to Curry's today to buy a new Telly, and the queue was ridiculous (up to 2 hours, just to browse). I wore my Hazmat mask / gloves and maintained 2m separation - few others were...

    I can see...
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    Did he also learn to Love the Bomb?

    Did he also learn to Love the Bomb?
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    Linklaters have a very good USA rep.

    Linklaters have a very good USA rep.
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    Hammer frozen sausages into his lawn.

    Hammer frozen sausages into his lawn.
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    Have they written to you to inform you why they...

    Have they written to you to inform you why they haven't paid you / why they don't intend paying you?

    Is the debtor an Agency, or are you contracting as a Limited Company direct with your client?
    ...
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    "Don't worry, Carrie, I'm fine. I'm just looking...

    "Don't worry, Carrie, I'm fine. I'm just looking for an earring that Jennifer Arcuri said she'd lost..."
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    Sticky: Glastonbury repeats have been very good, on the...

    Glastonbury repeats have been very good, on the whole. Acoustic sessions always invoke an emotional response.
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    Stop your WiFi adapter from "going to sleep"...

    Stop your WiFi adapter from "going to sleep" before you buy anything?

    Locate your WLAN Adapter. Note: There is no one name for the WiFi card, so you will have to go through the list and look for...
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    Sticky: 75 mile drive early doors to Avon Beach because...

    75 mile drive early doors to Avon Beach because Mrs Scruff wanted to go paddle boarding. Well, it might as well be midwinter, with the wind and sideways rain.

    Steak and Ale pie eaten for breakfast...
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    What would Antony Gormley have to say about that?...

    What would Antony Gormley have to say about that?

    Ego amo veneris poetica
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    Sticky: Outside 32°C Inside 22°C, thanks to Aircon in...

    Outside 32°C
    Inside 22°C, thanks to Aircon in Home Office(s) and Bedroom. The rest of ScruffTowers[emoji2400] is sweltering in the fact that the outside is also the inside, thanks to last summer's...
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    I have tried a Raspi4 running a Linux Distro and...

    I have tried a Raspi4 running a Linux Distro and it was too limiting, to be honest. Lagging, speed - the experiment was interesting, however! It is now my "Pihole".

    I think that a Chromebook would...
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    QDOS offer a much more competitive deal. You will...

    QDOS offer a much more competitive deal. You will also not be financing / re-financing a (failed) USA IPSE model that has cost the UK Membership hundreds of thousands of pounds.

    Keep it local - at...
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    Sticky: I have loads of them....Not the time to plant...

    I have loads of them....Not the time to plant roses, so will wait until Autumn and take the cuttings into potatoes (it works!).

    Vietnamese tomato plants sound "interesting", as do transplanting...
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    Sticky: Energy levels were above Zero this morning, so...

    Energy levels were above Zero this morning, so small lawn has had a fine tilth of top soil spread on it. "Dead" bed has had 100l of well-rotted farm manure turned in. The heat of the day shall bring...
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    Driving to Villefranche sur Mer in September for...

    Driving to Villefranche sur Mer in September for 8 days - taking the Long Road Down, via Catalan Pyrenees, La Carmargue and along the Cote D'Azur.

    "Greta" will consume loads of Carbons.
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    Just like Gittinsgal

    Just like Gittinsgal
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    We've got Boris, Patel, Jenrick and, heaven help...

    We've got Boris, Patel, Jenrick and, heaven help us, Cummings the Blind...
  27. Thread: BR

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    Skvirrels are skaired...

    Skvirrels are skaired...
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    Poll: Same as CEST - I wonder if the Track & Trace Team...

    Same as CEST - I wonder if the Track & Trace Team have also destroyed their Test Data History?
  29. I have written to Gove...let's see whether I get...

    I have written to Gove...let's see whether I get a thought out reply?
  30. Thread: Joe Biden

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    The Big Yin Billy Connolly - Wikipedia...

    The Big Yin

    Billy Connolly - Wikipedia
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    Sticky: Got caught in a shower at 1pm on way back from...

    Got caught in a shower at 1pm on way back from blood tests. Over by 1:30pm.

    Of course, I was on the R100, and with a mesh jacket and denim, it got a bit moist.
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    I'm an accountant by training, and have done my...

    I'm an accountant by training, and have done my own accounts in the past...

    I ( happily) pay my accountant now, to do them for me, since I can't be arsed.

    Shop around and I'm sure that for...
  33. On my Android mobile under connections/WiFi...

    On my Android mobile under connections/WiFi advanced/switch to mobile data/adaptive mobile data, I have an option for "aggressive mode" which switches to mobile data when WiFi internet access is...
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    Sticky: Save your money until you have listened to this...

    Save your money until you have listened to this programme

    BBC Radio 4 - More or Less, Antibody tests, early lockdown advice and European deaths
  35. I've got Michael Gove - he's a self-serving...

    I've got Michael Gove - he's a self-serving TWUNT. Never mind the fact that his teenage daughter has made a right name for herself...Surrey Heath would be a waste of your time.

    Beatrice Gove...
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    Sticky: Methinks 1014 mBar... FYI - 1016 is the low...

    Methinks 1014 mBar...

    FYI - 1016 is the low boundary point for "a high pressure"...rising up from 1016 usually means "settled weather".

    I used to lecture in Meterology when I was instructing...
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    Sticky: Early bird caught the worm at 04h11 today. Mrs...

    Early bird caught the worm at 04h11 today. Mrs Scruff going open water swimming again at The Quays. By the time I log on at 08h00, the day is half done...

    "Greta" coming back from the Old Jag...
  38. Thread: Rate question

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    £500 sounds way too little for a Docker-Dicker,...

    £500 sounds way too little for a Docker-Dicker, particularly for a short term ad hoc contract.

    I'd suggest closer to £750
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    Sticky: Mrs Scruff in the water at Quays Swim. No wetsuit...

    Mrs Scruff in the water at Quays Swim. No wetsuit 15.6°C. Madness prevails, but at least it's consistent.
  40. I'm on an hourly rate. First time in 16...

    I'm on an hourly rate. First time in 16 years...Not so strange in "The Industry" I'm in...
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    AFAIK, NorthWestPermaTractor and I are the only...

    AFAIK, NorthWestPermaTractor and I are the only Semites (of differing cultures, though) that I know on CUK.

    F**ked if I think that Winston Churchill (Not "Churchie", or his latest incarnation!)...
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    Sticky: Exam Passed :banana: Lunch was half an avo...

    Exam Passed :banana:

    Lunch was half an avo (Fuerté) on Triple Sourdough, followed by a large buttered slice of Mrs Scruff's Banana Bread, and a cuppa.

    Tonight might be a glass of Chenin Blanc...
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    Sticky: Power shower never quite lasted an hour. Less...

    Power shower never quite lasted an hour. Less than 1mm on the rain meter.

    Korean spatchcocked chicken on the braai was really good, with a large batch of cardamom and garlic roasted potatoes.
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    Sticky: Teams, teamed, for an esteemed ex-colleague....

    Teams, teamed, for an esteemed ex-colleague. Sadly lost his life in an accident at too young an age.

    Twoje zdrowie, Przemyslaw
  45. Bentley Maestro to be released at next year's...

    Bentley Maestro to be released at next year's Potteries Motor Show, home of the ex-Geneva Motor Show.

    Features include double Furlough-lever, 3 reverse/1 forward -gears, hand-powered-brakes,...
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    Sticky: Nearly "Happy Hour" again...Whoosh awarded...

    Nearly "Happy Hour" again...Whoosh awarded...
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    Sticky: New ISP cutover this morning.... Sky to...

    New ISP cutover this morning....

    Sky to Vodafone - so far so good, though the range of the Voda-Router doesn't seem great...Ah well, after yesterday's PearsonVue debacle I shall take deep breaths...
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    Sticky: Winter again here, in Scruff Towers[emoji2400]

    Winter again here, in Scruff Towers[emoji2400]
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    Sticky: Remote Proctored Exam IT cockup. PearsonVue...

    Remote Proctored Exam IT cockup.

    PearsonVue couldn't get the online exam authorisation to work on my laptop (3 times). Each time took 30-45 minutes, and by the time my suggestion to use another...
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    Sticky: Great book. I read it first time when I was a...

    Great book. I read it first time when I was a tyke. Made an everlasting impression on YoungScruff.
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