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    Look, it's not possible. It's a bulltulip idea. ...

    Look, it's not possible. It's a bulltulip idea. There is *NO WAY* that you would get a Meldbestätigung as a new entrant into Germany now. I just had to get a replacement to open a new bank account...
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    If they're searching for signs of intelligent...

    If they're searching for signs of intelligent life on Earth, we're screwed
  3. If I had the opportunity to write the headline...

    If I had the opportunity to write the headline “Self-cloning mutant crayfish are invading a Belgian cemetery” for a national newspaper, I would die a happy man.

    :smile
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    I have professional indemnity insurance that...

    I have professional indemnity insurance that covers my work throughout the EU. You will need to find a provider in your country of residence. The bigger companies such as Hiscox usually have...
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    OK, clearly you do know what you are talking...

    OK, clearly you do know what you are talking about. I read your (somewhat scant) post as being a flippant reply rather than anything else. Having been in a position where I had to get the courage...
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    Do you really think that if someone is asking for...

    Do you really think that if someone is asking for an insolvency practitioner that they are in the right place to hear that tulipe from you? There are time to be a dick and times not to. :winker:
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    I've started making my own. But even so. It...

    I've started making my own. But even so.

    It never ceases to amaze me that in a country when you can literally eat raw pork and onions on bread for breakfast or eat bacon fat spread on bread...
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    Oh yes. And, of course... Bacon. Proper...

    Oh yes. And, of course...

    Bacon. Proper bacon.
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    German food is not the best, it's true. But the...

    German food is not the best, it's true. But the bread here is much better than anything you can buy in blighty
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    Don't you have brakes on your vehicle? If you...

    Don't you have brakes on your vehicle? If you can't stop in the length of the visible road/pavement/whatever then you are going too fast. The same is true for cars, motorcycles, bicycles even...
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    I most certainly agree.

    I most certainly agree.
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    From my experience of working in this sector,...

    From my experience of working in this sector, many other countries do infact already implement this sort of protectionism.

    Don't get me wrong, I tend to think that the whole thing is a bad idea...
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    Which as you can see here - WTO | legal texts -...

    Which as you can see here - WTO | legal texts - Revised Agreement on Government Procurement

    Has the following exemption...

    Article III — Security and General Exceptions

    Nothing in this...
  14. Yes, and here's link that explains it How to...

    Yes, and here's link that explains it

    How to revert a git commit: A simple undo changes example
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    Britain's mess. Britain's responsibility to...

    Britain's mess. Britain's responsibility to prosecute and jail her. We can't leave it to people who are trying to rebuild their country to take care of our criminals.
  16. Plenty of people on the s-bahn wearing the...

    Plenty of people on the s-bahn wearing the obligatory mundschutz around their chins or necks where I am

    In the shops and foodcourts people appear to be following the rules mostly though. I don't...
  17. This thread or the general global situation?

    This thread or the general global situation?
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    Accountsnet

    Anyone out there who is with Accountsnet and noticed a drop in user experience? Please DM me if you have.
  19. Germany has specifically said that they are not...

    Germany has specifically said that they are not going to do that.
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    Touché. What I should have written is...

    Touché. What I should have written is "Populations don't always behave the way that you expect which means that you are missing something"
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    Entry level jobs in data science? Go back to...

    Entry level jobs in data science? Go back to university, get a PhD in a rigorous scientific discipline and then do a few years post-doc research where you are training some sort of neural network...
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    I use EF for one of the systems that I sell...

    I use EF for one of the systems that I sell commercially. It's a bit heavyweight for my needs and to be honest, I wish I had gone with Dapper instead but I'm way too lazy to refactor it and it...
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    It's not normally the doctors that are the...

    It's not normally the doctors that are the problem. Most of them will speak English in my experience. The problem is the receptionists and they are the gatekeepers to the doctors. She could ask...
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    "Agile" does not equal Scrum. Learn a LOT more...

    "Agile" does not equal Scrum. Learn a LOT more first. *Really* good agile coaches are worth their weight in gold and very hard to find. Too many people go on a short scrum training course and then...
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    Och man, you try to make a slight witticism... ...

    Och man, you try to make a slight witticism...

    I'm well aware that linux does not necessarily mean secure. And by PC, I meant Windows.

    Sheesh
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    Remote Desktop Connection on debian?

    Remote Desktop Connection on debian?
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    I've had the same emails several times. I worked...

    I've had the same emails several times. I worked out that it came from a very very linkedin account. And I've never used a PC so I found the description of I had been hacked somewhat comical.
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    Totally this. My family is insured with TK and...

    Totally this. My family is insured with TK and without doubt it is the best of the German public insurers.

    Having lived out of the UK for a few years, I now have strong opinions on "the envy of...
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    "scrum" is a software engineering religion. It...

    "scrum" is a software engineering religion.

    It has its holy book, its priests, evangalists and rituals. If you deviate from scrum-by-the-book then you schism and start a new off-shoot explaining...
  30. *Literally* the first hit when googling "vim...

    *Literally* the first hit when googling "vim syntax highlighting" https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/turn-on-or-off-color-syntax-highlighting-in-vi-or-vim/

    But seriously, I tried this (and I always...
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    youtube-dl does the job for osx/linux

    youtube-dl does the job for osx/linux
  32. A possible alternative is to use kodi with the...

    A possible alternative is to use kodi with the exodus plugin. Most things seem to be on there.
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    You misunderstand - I have been certified for...

    You misunderstand - I have been certified for three years. Coding - I don't do much of that any more, I'm actually a permie pointy haired boss right now - although I still maintain one commercial...
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    Well, there are very different use cases and it...

    Well, there are very different use cases and it is most certainly a case of "one size fits none". I've heard the lock-in argument so many times but I don't have much time for it really. If you have...
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    Originally, I'm from machine control software...

    Originally, I'm from machine control software engineering but got bored of that a few years ago and took an opportunity as a perm to re-skill on a decent salary. I didn't just go straight for the SA...
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    I'm a certified AWS Solutions Architect and I...

    I'm a certified AWS Solutions Architect and I speak a lot at AWS meetups and conferences. Daily rate offers are pretty good. It's a good investment - not cheap but worthwhile.
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    Two days after the anniversary of the Warrington...

    Two days after the anniversary of the Warrington bombing when the IRA murdered two children, it is disgusting to see him being lauded in such a fashion.
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    No, nothing like that. We did also have a large...

    No, nothing like that. We did also have a large number of refugees housed in an office block between our two sites. This particular refuge had families in it and they had literally *nothing* with...
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    I have an Afghani and a Syrian working for me...

    I have an Afghani and a Syrian working for me over here. Their German and English are perfect. They both escaped their countries a few years ago and watch the news with sadness. They don't match...
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    If you want a GUI, you could try ForkLift

    If you want a GUI, you could try ForkLift
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    Customer & Licence management tools

    Does anyone have an suggestions for a customer and licence management tool (preferably opensource)? My planB is getting to the point now where I am sending out invoices with licence keys on a...
  42. There's no need to be so condescending to people...

    There's no need to be so condescending to people who choose to live in a different country; you don't know the individual circumstances of every single person who lives abroad. Some times, there...
  43. Actually not clickbait. It really is a very...

    Actually not clickbait. It really is a very common topic of conversation amongst the British immigrants in Hamburg.
  44. +1 As soon as I have been here long enough, I...

    +1

    As soon as I have been here long enough, I shall be applying.
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    Yup, it's going to a biggy and very lucrative :)

    Yup, it's going to a biggy and very lucrative :)
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    Same here. My German colleagues have been very...

    Same here. My German colleagues have been very calm about it. Very different to the UK's reaction.
  47. Clearly they are running an A/B test as mine...

    Clearly they are running an A/B test as mine reads:
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    It depends on what you mean by "doing" Jenkins. ...

    It depends on what you mean by "doing" Jenkins.

    As previously said, it's pretty damned easy to set up Jenkins as a stand alone that just builds the software. If you are talking about the set-up...
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    Not because you're an agent :D Maybe because...

    Not because you're an agent :D

    Maybe because "depression" is a sickness? Seriously, there is so much stigma attached to mental disease which means that people don't seek help when they should.
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    Because mental health is massive killer and his...

    Because mental health is massive killer and his comment shows a shocking lack of empathy?
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