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    Poll: mustard.

    mustard.
  2. Thread: Car cruise crash

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    not with the car drivers but with the poor...

    not with the car drivers but with the poor youngsters who now have life changing injuries as a result of madness.
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    You need to get clarification from the recruiter...

    You need to get clarification from the recruiter / firm that hired you obviously about the reality of the situation. It might be some business name / ownership change or some other business the...
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    I've done it twice out of twenty seven. First in...

    I've done it twice out of twenty seven. First in Dec 2005. 3 Month contract completed and they wanted another 3 but my Dad had been just been diagnosed with lung cancer so I said no. IIRC the...
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    i often have multiple clients at the same time. ...

    i often have multiple clients at the same time. i had two on the go for in q1 and got another two on the go now (since sept and probably until dec).



    some clients don't quite get it and some...
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    it's what we do - pink floyd

    it's what we do - pink floyd
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    i hate those jobs so much. i had one this time...

    i hate those jobs so much. i had one this time last year for a well known accounting / auditing / integrating firm who asked me to do my niche thing for their end-client. i knew it would come with...
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    i'd ask him how his deliverables are coming on. ...

    i'd ask him how his deliverables are coming on. you know, what percentage done and estimated completion time... that kind of thing.
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    what nat said. i frequently offer to stay away...

    what nat said. i frequently offer to stay away until stuff that is blocked happens. in fact, i am currently on hold waiting for stuff.
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    Moon In June by Soft Machine. Well, by Robert...

    Moon In June by Soft Machine. Well, by Robert Wyatt really. I think Mike Ratledge and Hugh Hopper added a few bits here and there.
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    congrats!

    congrats!
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    bring it on! kudos is coming home!*...

    bring it on! kudos is coming home!*
    :yay::yay::yay::yay::yay::yay::yay:

    *maybe.
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    infant eyes - wayne shorter

    infant eyes - wayne shorter
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    cat flap lessons. catnip. ear plugs.

    cat flap lessons. catnip. ear plugs.
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    :music: what uncle albert said!

    :music:



    what uncle albert said!
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    i'll take 23 once.

    i'll take 23 once.
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    raising the dead. wow, that was a helluva read. ...

    raising the dead. wow, that was a helluva read. i had to stop everything and finish that. has anyone seen diver?
  18. Thread: Caravans

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    seven hundred and fifty quid?

    seven hundred and fifty quid?
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    most of us are included in tenders on a regular...

    most of us are included in tenders on a regular basis as resources - we just don't know it or don't get involved in the details. i'd guess i've provided some input to tenders (schedules, costs,...
  20. Thread: Word associations

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    one

    one
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    had hive for a year or two and it is easy to use...

    had hive for a year or two and it is easy to use from unit or via app. occasional upgrade / rebooting is needed and the wall unit runs on batteries which can run out of power at inopportune moments.
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    thinking

    thinking
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    chest

    chest
  24. Thread: Flouncing

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    memories, light the corners of my mind misty...

    memories,
    light the corners of my mind
    misty water-colored memories
    of the way we were

    scattered pictures,
    of the smiles we left behind
    smiles we gave to one another
    for the way we were
  25. i've done some of those. a few jobs into...

    i've done some of those. a few jobs into Cambridge with 80 in and 120 out and one round the m25 that was 120 hours in and 90 out. they were both on the edge of sensible but many of my jobs entail...
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    butch cassidy and the sundance kid chicken...

    butch cassidy and the sundance kid
    chicken vindaloo
    ice & water
    london
    test match special
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    he's scrubbed himself out.

    he's scrubbed himself out.
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    hooton tennis club - ....and then camilla drew...

    hooton tennis club - ....and then camilla drew fourteen dots on her knee
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    it's bloody fantastic!

    it's bloody fantastic!
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    time out (the album containing take 5) must be a...

    time out (the album containing take 5) must be a top 5 jazz all time seller shirley?
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    29 years 3 pages made up of 14086 characters...

    29 years
    3 pages made up of
    14086 characters with spaces
    12100 characters
    1981 words
    205 lines
    96 paragraphs
    with margins at 1.5cm
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    Poll: whichever has the most suitable flight times. ...

    whichever has the most suitable flight times. i've flown the best part of a 1000 times with easyjet and find their operation very slick.
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    i've walked out once but that was 'cause the...

    i've walked out once but that was 'cause the agency had gone bankrupt. i've refused renewal three times; the first time was illness in the family, the second was utter boredom and the third time was,...
  34. Thread: Word associations

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    yourself

    yourself
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    tree

    tree
  36. Thread: Boomed

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    :yay: :banana: :yay: i just got a 6 week...

    :yay: :banana: :yay:

    i just got a 6 week extension. :yay: me. still, very little helps.
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    trained

    trained
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    lover

    lover
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    "Most users ever online was 2,037, 11th September...

    "Most users ever online was 2,037, 11th September 2016 at 02:35."
  40. Thread: Congrats Pondy!

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    first time i'd seen that. fabulous.

    first time i'd seen that. fabulous.
  41. ha! looks that way but a breakdown shows: 6...

    ha! looks that way but a breakdown shows: 6 contracts lasting a year or more, 7 at 6 months, and the rest just short jobs lasting weeks or days (training, pre-sale, best practice etc.) and most of...
  42. 15 years of permanent employment in 3 different...

    15 years of permanent employment in 3 different firms and now 13 year of consulting on a tad over 20 different contract jobs.
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    urinals & cubicles or cubicles only?

    urinals & cubicles or cubicles only?
  44. Thread: Boomed!

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    a visa to banana land!

    a visa to banana land!
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    miles davis - ascent. from the complete in a...

    miles davis - ascent. from the complete in a silent way sessions
  46. Thread: Boomed!

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    Boomed!

    had a lovely 3 month summer benching and this just in: immediate start. 6 months. direct. 30% wfh. :banana:
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    it's a strategy that i know i should employ with...

    it's a strategy that i know i should employ with the goal being to create a business that will have value beyond me, myself and i that can generate serious revenue and ultimately be sold off to fund...
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    wss i'm in scotland at the moment. 2 months...

    wss

    i'm in scotland at the moment. 2 months ago it was italy for a week and prior to that it was france for 5 months and before that netherlands for 12 months and before that uk for 3 & 18 months...
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    fab! that 8 bit correlation guessing game is...

    fab! that 8 bit correlation guessing game is really addictive! esp after i got the first one 100% at .14 - i kept hunting for more perfect hits. the lomax archives are a treasure trove and no...
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    :yay: :yay: :yay: :yay: :yay: :yay: :yay: can a...

    :yay: :yay: :yay: :yay: :yay: :yay: :yay:
    can a and b share nicely?
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