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    Thought it was a sequel to HG Wells' War Of The...

    Thought it was a sequel to HG Wells' War Of The Worlds, but that was more Surrey way IIRC.

    qh
  2. Ah the old 25 questions trick, hey? We've all...

    Ah the old 25 questions trick, hey?

    We've all been there.

    qh
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    "They exist without permission. They are hated,...

    "They exist without permission. They are hated, hunted and persecuted. They live in quiet desperation amongst the filth. And yet they are capable of bringing entire civilizations to their knees. If...
  4. I tend to avoid stuff like CCleaner as it's...

    I tend to avoid stuff like CCleaner as it's menace to uninstall and keeps popping up to buy other apps.

    I suspect it is the GPU driver so might uninstall to a previous version.

    qh
  5. I would reboot everything and see what comes back...

    I would reboot everything and see what comes back up. Name changes and WSFC don't tend to play nice.

    Any help here? :

    Change the node names of a Windows cluster – SQLServerCentral
    ...
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    Speaking to other contractors the snidey feckers...

    Speaking to other contractors the snidey feckers of HMRC are known for this, start with VAT chat over tea and custard creams then wham! jump straight onto IR35.

    You would have been within your...
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    I've just got off the phone with pater demanding...

    I've just got off the phone with pater demanding to know why he wasn't a baron or some nobility and I am regretting not marrying a Tory MP.

    Choices we make hey?

    qh
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    It brightened for a bit then went south like an...

    It brightened for a bit then went south like an excel spreadsheet from 2007.

    None of the f**kers (pimps) even bothering to acknowledge they have your CV. :mad:

    Tedious, all very tedious.

    qh
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    Sticky: Seeing quite a few roles for DB2 DBAs. ...

    Seeing quite a few roles for DB2 DBAs.

    DBA-Fully Remote/Finland - United Kingdom - October-05-2020 (Iiym8)

    qh
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    Ah, *that* Dido Harding...

    Thought her name was ringing distant SQL injection bells. You know the one at TalkTalk, when they got hacked?

    In October 2015, TalkTalk experienced a 'significant and sustained cyber-attack',...
  11. Yep, looked at that, hardly anything in startup...

    Yep, looked at that, hardly anything in startup now after disabling a few things.

    Looking like a new SSD and reinstall OS on that and see if that resolves the issue.

    qh
  12. Disk Fragmentation is at 0% for both OS drive and...

    Disk Fragmentation is at 0% for both OS drive and drive where games files reside.

    Rig has 28GB RAM so pretty sure it isn't that.

    It's an odd one, as this has worked fine since last November and...
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    Surprised they aren't calling the spreadsheet,...

    Surprised they aren't calling the spreadsheet, "the database". :eyes

    qh
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    I got the in-laws setup with $ky after MIL had...

    I got the in-laws setup with $ky after MIL had her two strokes last year and VM couldn't give a toss.

    The sky talk landline is critical as her Careline pendant depends on it in case she had...
  15. So, after many months of games running in Ultra...

    So, after many months of games running in Ultra and at 60fps the gaming rig has started to become a tad glitchy.

    Also windows starting to slow when turning off/restart.

    Took the side off, gave...
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    No doubt, if he beats it, he'll use it for his...

    No doubt, if he beats it, he'll use it for his Nuremberg campaign rallies he'll be saying he is the best at beating viruses, and he once beat ebola, AIDS, Cancer, etc, etc.

    qh
  17. Stopped eating Subway around 18m ago when it was...

    Stopped eating Subway around 18m ago when it was making me feel quite bilious and cramps after eating one, so not surprised with this news.

    :sick

    qh
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    I said yes to be put forward for a gig that is a...

    I said yes to be put forward for a gig that is a fair bit less than my normal day rate, but it is what I enjoy doing, so fingers crossed something comes of it.

    I suppose one plus of contracting...
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    That is Mrs what qh had at the weekend, apart...

    That is Mrs what qh had at the weekend, apart from she has cream with coffee as she's on the keto/low carb thing.

    Should I be worried? :eek:

    qh
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    Seems to have improved slightly but rates are...

    Seems to have improved slightly but rates are down, somewhat.

    qh
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    Spend all day on the sofa might mean you need one...

    Spend all day on the sofa might mean you need one of these:

    Butt shower

    qh
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    Love the poster "did anyone see a pandemic". ...

    Love the poster "did anyone see a pandemic".

    You have to wonder what their thought reckoning is with these people. I've heard some of them say it is a plot by governments worldwide to keep us...
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    As a kid of the 80s I never tried them (I had...

    As a kid of the 80s I never tried them (I had issues with nougat), but I think I was at uni when I started liking them.

    Would love to try one with raisins in.

    qh
  24. Thread: Yuck

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    Sometimes it is better that GreenLake doesn't...

    Sometimes it is better that GreenLake doesn't post here anymore. :sick

    qh
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    In other confectionery news I was shocked to find...

    In other confectionery news I was shocked to find out today that Double Decker bars used to have raisins in them. Mind blown.


    They need to put them back in toot sweet. (see what I did there)....
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    Dolby Atmos App / DTS Sound Unbound

    Anyone used these apps, are they worth it? Does it make your MP3/FLAC/yootoob files sound better?

    Edit: should add I just want it for my work lappy with headphones. Gonna be a loooooong Winter,...
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    Bye Bye Hugo Drax. Michael Lonsdale, who...

    Bye Bye Hugo Drax.

    Michael Lonsdale, who played James Bond villain in Moonraker, dies aged 89 - BBC News

    My fav role of his was in Day of the Jackal as Comissioner Lebel.

    qh
  28. Thread: Boom!

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    https://assets.vogue.com/photos/5deec371e52fbd0008...

    https://assets.vogue.com/photos/5deec371e52fbd00086eb68b/4:3/w_2967,h_2225,c_limit/promo-banana.jpg

    qh
  29. Liked the MC one. Enjoyed the videos from SalC1....

    Liked the MC one. Enjoyed the videos from SalC1.

    Had to get my lad to explain a lot of it though. :o

    qh
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    When I was looking for a test for my lad, the...

    When I was looking for a test for my lad, the lady on the 119 number said the "swamped" system does become slightly quieter (hence more testing slots) after 9.30am.

    She also said that around 8pm...
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    Worked with them twice in the past, but just like...

    Worked with them twice in the past, but just like all the others now.

    qh
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    They did this to me with the movies pass for...

    They did this to me with the movies pass for £6.99 and it ran for about 8 months, I did send an email to cancel beforehand but they obv didn't get it.

    They could see I'd not watched/streamed any...
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    More CV harvesting from pimps who I thought were...

    More CV harvesting from pimps who I thought were better than that - or they claim to be!

    Yes, looking at you Venturi. :ohwell

    qh
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    Test came back negative, thankfully. Cheers for...

    Test came back negative, thankfully. Cheers for your comments.

    His cough has subsided, he is eating everything in the fridge and is fighting with his sister. :ladybags:

    Yep, both are back to...
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    Strange times, normally with a cough it would...

    Strange times, normally with a cough it would have been some Calpol and off to school you go, however now... :bluelight

    myself, wife and daughter are (touch wood) fine no cough or high temp.

    qh
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    The wife found on a local forum site that there a...

    The wife found on a local forum site that there a walk-in test site only a few miles away and that people have been rocking up getting tested without booking for one! :freaky:

    qh
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    CV19 Testing

    Eldest son started coughing and said he could not taste food last Wed so kept him (and his sister) off school. Booked a test at a drive through yesterday, however when got there chap said I should...
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    The guy who re fitted my garage roof after the...

    The guy who re fitted my garage roof after the cowboys had butchered it is building his own house. I am tempted to ask him if he needs another handyman for it. :emb

    qh will make brews
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    The Habitat Man - See ya! ...

    The Habitat Man - See ya!


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfZSn3o7HCc

    Too soon?

    qh
  40. "No, I had to send the python up there to get the...

    "No, I had to send the python up there to get the hamster as it got stuck..."

    :eek:

    qh
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    Phoned up about a gig yesterday morning, role had...

    Phoned up about a gig yesterday morning, role had only been live 1 hour, pimp said "we've already got 60 CVs already, can't guarantee yours will be looked at." :eyes

    Gotta get in quick!

    Also,...
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    Maybe both? :wink qh

    Maybe both? :wink

    qh
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    It's gone crap again. qh

    It's gone crap again.

    qh
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    Seeing the title of the thread I had to think if...

    Seeing the title of the thread I had to think if I wanted to click on it.

    :eek

    qh
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    Dirty Leeds! Remember, no one ever admits they...

    Dirty Leeds!

    Remember, no one ever admits they are wrong if they are from t'Yorkshire!



    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJBvmSutAX8

    qh
  46. I always thought MS Win OS's went on a theme: ...

    I always thought MS Win OS's went on a theme:

    3.11 Okay
    95 pants
    98 SE Decent
    ME Crap
    XP Okay
    Vista awful
    7 Goodish
    8 Pants again
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    All the bloody time!!! usually with around 10...

    All the bloody time!!!

    usually with around 10 browser tabs open.

    :confused::confused::confused::confused::confused:

    qh
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    Have to admit, last week was the most positive...

    Have to admit, last week was the most positive I'd seen in a while for roles in my sector (still the few annoying FTC roles listed as contract).

    Even had an interview yesterday on same rate as...
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    Don't recall any issues I had installing the...

    Don't recall any issues I had installing the Desktop Teams app. I may have had to sign in with my MPN account and dl from there.


    This any help?


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-IwCHBvgno...
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    I thought it was a new qualification that the...

    I thought it was a new qualification that the exam algorithm had given all the students.

    qh
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