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    FTFY

    FTFY
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    Have two phones, so you can turn one off if you...

    Have two phones, so you can turn one off if you need to, when you turn it off is another question
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    Sign up for a business bank account with...

    Sign up for a business bank account with RBS/Natwest and you get freeagent for free (avg fees are less than £5 a month after a introductionary period)
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    Aftermarket GPUs

    Whats the deal with aftermarket GPUs, I'm after a 5700XT and narrowed it down to


    PowerColor AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT Red Devil
    SAPPHIRE Nitro+ Radeon RX 5700 XT


    Performance wise they are...
  5. Thread: Tier 3

    by SimonMac
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    Nah, it's grim everywhere but they know the South...

    Nah, it's grim everywhere but they know the South is where the money is being made so you lot will be sacrificed while we are protected
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    Sticky: The first rule, is don’t talk about the rules

    The first rule, is don’t talk about the rules
  7. Welcome to 9 month ago!

    Welcome to 9 month ago!
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    Sticky: Lagavulin 16, I may have used some other gift...

    Lagavulin 16, I may have used some other gift vouchers too
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    Sticky: Voucher used, bottle of whisky ordered

    Voucher used, bottle of whisky ordered
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    Sticky: Just has an agent send me a £30 amazon voucher as...

    Just has an agent send me a £30 amazon voucher as a thank you for copying and pasting two paragraphs from one document to another (the document was worth £2.4m to them so in hindsight not a very good...
  11. You should she her strum the ukulele

    You should she her strum the ukulele
  12. :rollin:

    :rollin:
  13. You made the rookie mistake, you don't make...

    You made the rookie mistake, you don't make millions selling tat, you make millions telling people how they can sell tat
  14. Just got off the phone with the VAT people and...

    Just got off the phone with the VAT people and they are happy the mistake was genuine and as I came to them I can correct on my next return no harm no foul
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    Waits for the backlash about not including a...

    Waits for the backlash about not including a charger even though I'm sure I'm not the only one...

    https://i.ibb.co/KrsVrP1/Screenshot-2020-10-13-at-18-45-27.png
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    Apple Events - Special Event Stream - Apple...

    Apple Events - Special Event Stream - Apple

    Credit Card in hand ready for the iPhone 12
  17. There is several Slack workplaces for...

    There is several Slack workplaces for freelancers/contractors, all start with good intentions but then die due to lack of activity or worse forced activity!

    Join Freelancersuk | Slack

    (will...
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    WFH Web meeting kit

    How very dare you, I don’t muddy my hands like a common code monkey!
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    I’m a contractor, it’s all style over substance

    I’m a contractor, it’s all style over substance
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    Posting my other thread made me realise I didn’t...

    Posting my other thread made me realise I didn’t actually say the kit I’m using.

    Nikon D7000
    Elgato 4K cam link (takes the feed from the camera or any other HDMI output)

    Rode NT-USB...
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    Any USB experts?

    I have a Rode NT-USB microphone which uses a USB-B (2.0) to USB-A cable, I want to replace it with a USB-B to USB-C. I know with USB the number and the letter mean different things, the 2.0 USB-B and...
  22. So you're highlighting the fact that a client is...

    So you're highlighting the fact that a client is hiring a load of consultants on a forum of contractors!?

    And don't forget T&T IS an entire new Govt. department that has been stood up in short...
  23. Set the upload speed to a 0 kbs

    Set the upload speed to a 0 kbs
  24. You're not looking in the right places then. ...

    You're not looking in the right places then.

    Sonarr for TV Shows / Radarr for Films, pointed at a Jackett proxy and then to all the indexers you can thing of
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    Japan and other east asian societies have a...

    Japan and other east asian societies have a better acceptance of wearing face masks, they acknowledge even before COVID19 the mask is not for only for their protection, but to protect others.

    A...
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    Beer mat maths, you say £70k a year so on 200...

    Beer mat maths, you say £70k a year so on 200 days your offer was £350 a day vs expectations of £400 a day...

    What you earning on the bench?
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    I wish I had enough hair :cry: Can I put corn...

    I wish I had enough hair :cry:

    Can I put corn rows in my beard?
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    Not in my experience, lot of outside roles being...

    Not in my experience, lot of outside roles being advertised by PS bodies themselves (actual outside, payment on deliverable rather than T&M etc)
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    New IR35 rules have been in the public sector for...

    New IR35 rules have been in the public sector for years, has had some impact but not like you suggest
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    There are fax machine and pagers too

    There are fax machine and pagers too
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    Depends where you are working, because you do...

    Depends where you are working, because you do realise the NHS doesn't actually exist? It's an affiliation of over 9000 different organisations, and as for crazy, I wonder what in the last 5 months...
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    6000 cases today is not the same as 6000 cases in...

    6000 cases today is not the same as 6000 cases in March as we are testing 250,000 a day rather then 16,000

    A better metric is hospital admissions which at the moment are holding steady but will...
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    Yes, no drama what so ever

    Yes, no drama what so ever
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    So should we all celebrate black history month by...

    So should we all celebrate black history month by putting on black face?
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    Not sure I follow you there? The Augusta country...

    Not sure I follow you there? The Augusta country club is more racially diverse than the Proud Boys
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    If he can't keep the White House at the ballot...

    If he can't keep the White House at the ballot box, he will keep it on the streets
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    Because Camelot is owned by a Canadian company

    Because Camelot is owned by a Canadian company
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    Bloody typical of a first world, developed...

    Bloody typical of a first world, developed country trying to off shore the work to a cheaper the third world bod
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    if you switch focus you will almost invariable...

    if you switch focus you will almost invariable end up at the bottom end of rates, there are very few and far between roles around £600 a day for any roles, so coming in as a newbie and having that...
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    The American Barbecue Showdown...

    The American Barbecue Showdown

    Don't watch on an empty stomach!
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    I like to think the site has helped more than...

    I like to think the site has helped more than it's hurt, you get some complete tools but luckily those who turn up to IRL events are genuinely nice people, I wonder if there is a reason the tools are...
  42. Thread: $750

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    I read somewhere, if he took the money he got...

    I read somewhere, if he took the money he got from his father, stuck it in a index linked tracker he would end up with more money than he claims to have today
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    Gin was originally popular as it was healthier...

    Gin was originally popular as it was healthier than drinking the water in 18th century
  44. Thread: $750

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    $750

    Trump’s Taxes Show Chronic Losses and Years of Income Tax Avoidance

    Trump’s Taxes Show Chronic Losses and Years of Income Tax Avoidance - The New York Times

    There are some mob accountants...
  45. Thread: Leeds

    by SimonMac
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    I'll just set the ferrets on you from now on...

    I'll just set the ferrets on you from now on anyway
  46. Thread: Leeds

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    We are anti social bastards here anyway

    We are anti social bastards here anyway
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    Can't argue with that

    Can't argue with that
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    Two weeks after the Scottish one which no one has...

    Two weeks after the Scottish one which no one has criticised how long that one took to release even though the Scottish one is just a rebadged Irish one available since July
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    But what about when i go to Spain, Germany or...

    But what about when i go to Spain, Germany or France, there is no interoperability there, although the Scottish app uses the same technology as the Irish one there is no interoperability.

    It's...
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    We've met MrsB, its only a surprise to you :laugh

    We've met MrsB, its only a surprise to you :laugh
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