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  1. Poll: No. It's a perfectly valid pronoun to use. I...

    No. It's a perfectly valid pronoun to use. I don't want to assign a gender to you as I reserve those for humans.
  2. Thread: Perm vs FTC

    by ladymuck
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    I really don't get all this worry about...

    I really don't get all this worry about explaining away a perm job. Many here have dipped in and out as opportunities have presented themselves and lived to tell the tale.

    A manger at an ex-client...
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    Sticky: I turned the telly off and decided to read a...

    I turned the telly off and decided to read a book. Glad I missed out on not seeing comfortably numb.

    Reading Natives: Race & Class in the Ruins of Empire. It's written by a mixed race man of...
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    Sticky: Still the same offer as when you last told us?...

    Still the same offer as when you last told us? Are you on commission?
  5. Poll: Bucky seems to be more their level

    Bucky seems to be more their level
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    Sticky: Every time NF reports on his Chinese visits I get...

    Every time NF reports on his Chinese visits I get dinner envy, irrespective of whether I'm hungry or not. I never do anything about it but I have a plethora of such establishments near me and I...
  7. Poll: Why are you resurrecting a thread that 7.5 years...

    Why are you resurrecting a thread that 7.5 years old?
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    Looking at the Jobserve price list, you've got to...

    Looking at the Jobserve price list, you've got to wonder how those fake adverts pay?

    JobServe Product Price List
  9. Thread: Perm vs FTC

    by ladymuck
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    I'd do some reading on your rights etc in a FTC...

    I'd do some reading on your rights etc in a FTC vs perm contract. If it's going to last more than two years then an FTC becomes perm for the purposes of some rights IIRC.

    I'm currently struggling...
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    The trouble is, it would be fine if it were just...

    The trouble is, it would be fine if it were just them affected by their idiocy but 15k people can spread the virus far and wide if there a few infected ringers in the group
  11. Cemetaries?? I guess there will always be dead...

    Cemetaries?? I guess there will always be dead people needing burying.
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    Sticky: Watching the first part of Louis Theroux - Life...

    Watching the first part of Louis Theroux - Life on the Edge looking back at his documentaries over the years. I do like his approach and the way he's dealt with all the crazies he's met.
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    Sticky: There appears to be a light shower starting up....

    There appears to be a light shower starting up. This was not forecast when I looked this morning!
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    Sticky: I'm currently thinking about a reorganisation of...

    I'm currently thinking about a reorganisation of my living/dining room. Gives me something to do while sitting on the sofa drinking coffee and eating biscuits.
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    I did wonder if I'd just woken up in the shower...

    I did wonder if I'd just woken up in the shower and everything was a dream
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    Sticky: You had a bottle of Cremant d'Alsace too? What a...

    You had a bottle of Cremant d'Alsace too? What a funny coincidence!
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all Clear blue sky, lovely...

    :wave:

    Morning all

    Clear blue sky, lovely sunny morning. Currently 9 degrees with a forecast high of 13 and cloud cover increasing as the day progresses. Low chance of rain. Barometer up to...
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    Sticky: Ents is now Midnight Diner on Netflix, which I...

    Ents is now Midnight Diner on Netflix, which I was introduced to by HWMBO.

    Short films based around a Tokyo diner and its regulars.
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    Sticky: It's a little oversentimental. The photography at...

    It's a little oversentimental. The photography at the beginning was superb. The kelp forest is a very interesting world and I would have liked to have learned more about that rather than the chap's...
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    Sticky: Hmm... How can I get Sky Arts... I may still...

    Hmm... How can I get Sky Arts...

    I may still have access to my brother's Sky account.
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    Sticky: Careful, now! See you in a month :D

    Careful, now! See you in a month :D
  22. That's still a formal exchange. They may have...

    That's still a formal exchange. They may have something in the contract that allows them to accept as hoc requests.

    I'd say a request to do a one day task is significantly different to a small...
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    Maybe that's why I never used to like them but...

    Maybe that's why I never used to like them but now I do
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    Sticky: Watching it now

    Watching it now
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    Like a Google timeline add on?

    Like a Google timeline add on?
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    Sticky: There may be a train service?

    There may be a train service?
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    Sticky: Until this lot manage to convince the locals to...

    Until this lot manage to convince the locals to vote their way... (not likely at present)

    Swiss to vote on whether to end free movement deal with EU | World news | The Guardian
  28. You just need a simple contract variation that...

    You just need a simple contract variation that states the additional work being requested, the dates the work will be delivered between, and the price for it.
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    Yes, that's what I said :facepalm:

    Yes, that's what I said

    :facepalm:
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    37738 (https://www.zipdatamaps.com/37738)

    37738
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    That means can travel and not need to quarantine...

    That means can travel and not need to quarantine on return.

    I know most countries in Europe are allowing travel in from the UK without restriction at the moment. A few want a negative COVID test...
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    Sticky: Popped out, before such an activity is outlawed,...

    Popped out, before such an activity is outlawed, to the shops around the corner. Picked up some fruit and veg and a freshly toasted panini from the Italian deli :tongue

    It's quite breezy out but...
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    Yep, will be doing that before I go :)

    Yep, will be doing that before I go :)
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    I'm off to Portugal in two weeks, assuming they...

    I'm off to Portugal in two weeks, assuming they let us in, then I'll be quaratining on return anyway so the mixing ban isn't such a big deal.
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    Sticky: My printer has broken! The rare time I need to...

    My printer has broken!

    The rare time I need to actually put something on paper. A part has snapped off a plastic paper guide. Just £11 to replace, so that's ok, but now it means I have to enter...
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    I lightheartedly mentioned a three month decamp...

    I lightheartedly mentioned a three month decamp to HWMBO. He wasn't impressed.

    Having kids is worse than having a pet :rollin:

    I may yet abandon him :D
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    Sticky: It seems the rain stopped a while ago as the...

    It seems the rain stopped a while ago as the ground is now mostly dry. There is blue sky and fluffy clouds. The forecast said that wouldn't happen until closer to 7 or 8pm.
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    Sticky: Second coffee being drunk. Had a couple of...

    Second coffee being drunk.

    Had a couple of slices of toast and marmite.
  39. Thread: Ocado

    by ladymuck
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    It's the PI now, gotta be all-inclusive.

    It's the PI now, gotta be all-inclusive.
  40. Thread: Croydon Again

    by ladymuck
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    Just heard that on the radio.

    Just heard that on the radio.
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    Sticky: Wrap up warm, keep your fluids up, rest :)

    Wrap up warm, keep your fluids up, rest :)
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    Sticky: It seems silly as £10k is less than my monthly...

    It seems silly as £10k is less than my monthly turnover but, as it was a gift from my Nan's estate that I wasn't expecting, I feel I ought to do something with it. Chucked the cheque into Metro Bank...
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    Sticky: Derek could have said no :D

    Derek could have said no :D
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    Sticky: :wave: Morning all Wet, raining, dark,...

    :wave:

    Morning all

    Wet, raining, dark, dank. Not a nice day at all. Currently 9 degrees, forecast high of 13 later. There is a small chance the rain will stop and the clouds clear this evening,...
  45. Thread: Yuck

    by ladymuck
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    I don't think even Lady Gaga would wear that.

    I don't think even Lady Gaga would wear that.
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    Sticky: Ents is Fast Show: Just a load of bloomin...

    Ents is Fast Show: Just a load of bloomin catchphrases

    It was on GOLD on 29 August but I don't have access to that so I had to 'acquire' it.
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    Sticky: Always best to rest up when under the weather.

    Always best to rest up when under the weather.
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    I'm alright, ta. Mustn't grumble.

    I'm alright, ta. Mustn't grumble.
  49. Thread: Yuck

    by ladymuck
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    I'm trying to think of a good way of recycling...

    I'm trying to think of a good way of recycling condoms but I ain't got nuthin'
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    Sticky: On the plus side, the rain stopped earlier and it...

    On the plus side, the rain stopped earlier and it was a nice sunny walk there and back.
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