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    How does that work when PC, SNP, etc only stand...

    How does that work when PC, SNP, etc only stand in their respective nations?
    Wouldn't we need some sort of PR based per-nation, or does that cause more problems?

    Seems we'd still have a majority...
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    JC was doing some social media video reading out...

    JC was doing some social media video reading out negative tweets:

    Tweet: Jeremy how are you going to fund all this, there's no magic money tree
    JC: Yes there is, it's growing in the Cayman Islands
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    Their name is "Brexit-smith" but they are...

    Their name is "Brexit-smith" but they are standing independent?

    What, was the BP too moderate for them?
  4. Thread: I've voted

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    I haven't actually voted yet and I'm not sure who...

    I haven't actually voted yet and I'm not sure who the candidates are anyway. Some new Labour person has stepped in, Vs some Tory guy who hasn't even got a photo, Vs a LD who is actually taking it...
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    We like to slow-cook gammon. Leave it...

    We like to slow-cook gammon.

    Leave it simmering and bubbling away, that's what it likes to do anyway.
  6. A bit late to the party but that is actually...

    A bit late to the party but that is actually really useful to know - thanks.
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    Poll: I know the memes love to describe as the Tories...

    I know the memes love to describe as the Tories lurching to the extreme right but if you look at their attitude to public spending under May and in the current manifesto, this isn't really the case...
  8. Thread: I've voted

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    Clearly you're not a Facebook user :)

    Clearly you're not a Facebook user :)
  9. Yeah I was remembering there was a possibility of...

    Yeah I was remembering there was a possibility of it then. Has it actually happened in modern times?

    Because since it's basically Tories Vs every single other MP, there is the possibility of a...
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    Poll: Shush. Stop doubting Boris.

    Shush. Stop doubting Boris.
  11. oops.

    oops.
  12. No. Tories got most seats last time round. And...

    No. Tories got most seats last time round. And were already in power. I'm asking about a party coming to power who weren't in government, despite the previous government winning the most seats.
  13. No idea if it is on the cards but when is the...

    No idea if it is on the cards but when is the last time a minority government was formed, where the previous government got the most votes but couldn't form a government?
  14. I do love this rhetoric, which you see a lot in...

    I do love this rhetoric, which you see a lot in climate-change-denying groups. She can't just be passionate and wrong, she MUST be a puppet. Probably says more about their lack of ambition and...
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    Poll: Fingers crossed

    Depending on your views we'll either have Brexit done in time for Christmas, or delayed for another 6 months (at least).
  16. Thread: I've voted

    by d000hg
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    I've voted

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    I thought CUK would be so much better if every single person posted a thread to tell everyone, like on Facebook.

    Oh, actually it would be utterly dull. Why do they do it?! You...
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    I actually wouldn't mind if all personal income...

    I actually wouldn't mind if all personal income was treated equally under a simpler system though as was pointed out, the low dividend tax rate is to avoid double taxation. This is quite a...
  18. What are the requirements? It's really hard to...

    What are the requirements?

    It's really hard to get this done with an Indian chap looking over my shoulder taking notes and asking questions the whole time.
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    Poll: I fear this slim ray of common sense will be lost...

    I fear this slim ray of common sense will be lost in the morass so it's worth quoting.
  20. Thread: Are you poor?

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    How do you know?

    How do you know?
  21. What exactly is different/better about electronic VAT?

    Since my accountant does my VAT returns I've not really been exposed to any differences apart from IIRC setting up a new Direct Debit, for the new system. They were already filing my returns...
  22. Thanks, that's the word I was looking for! ...

    Thanks, that's the word I was looking for!

    We're currently with Swinton, who in the past were really helpful for my late parents' house - I got a local agent on the phone who helped me sort out...
  23. Good insurers who actually have a person you can talk to?

    A few people here must have unusual homes - separate buildings for their swimming pools, 3 storey humidors, separate apartment for the butler, Air B'n'B in the old coach-house, etc.

    Can any such...
  24. Not exactly accurate. Which Marxists do you think...

    Not exactly accurate. Which Marxists do you think he is a puppet to?

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  25. Thread: Where's Moggy?

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    We already had the Brexit referendum. Old news. ...

    We already had the Brexit referendum. Old news.

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  26. You'll note he said 'few' not 'no'. And the smell...

    You'll note he said 'few' not 'no'. And the smell of pot isn't "dirt".

    British towns are generally quite dirty or can be. So I don't think we can blame immigrants, it must be our own fault
  27. What's the point, it's about as realistic as New...

    What's the point, it's about as realistic as New Year resolutions?

    Not voting for a party because you think their leader is a clown is entirely valid. If you think their leader is incompetent to...
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    Poll: They already took £1bn and then betrayed the...

    They already took £1bn and then betrayed the government, not sure what more they can do to cause problems.

    Hopefully we get a majority government and these little bitty parties won't be in the...
  29. Thread: "Fact Check"

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    There I was thinking these fact-checkers are a...

    There I was thinking these fact-checkers are a bid basic, turns out they need to make them far simpler for the average voter.
  30. Thread: Where's Moggy?

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    Why would we expect him to be front and centre?

    Why would we expect him to be front and centre?
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    Poll: How do current polls compare with the week before...

    How do current polls compare with the week before the previous (and previous previous) GEs - we have seen polls do pretty badly but I wonder if this is systemic and therefore useful for predictions...
  32. That's a very simplistic and not particularly...

    That's a very simplistic and not particularly bright argument.
  33. So cash basis for personal BTL, bills apply when...

    So cash basis for personal BTL, bills apply when they are paid not when they are issued/received, nice and straightforward.

    IIRC with your Ltd you can choose which method i.e. you can take a...
  34. WTF is this bit supposed to do? Whoever worked...

    WTF is this bit supposed to do?

    Whoever worked on this last really left it in a mess.

    This really needs cleaning up.
  35. I must've missed the screenshots and detailed...

    I must've missed the screenshots and detailed feature breakdowns necessary to make me switch business banks, rather than "my bank does it".

    Can we keep the passive-aggressive mockery to General...
  36. Yes that's why it's in the special forum section...

    Yes that's why it's in the special forum section dedicated to boring things.

    I had wondered if FA had support for multiple accounts rather than implicitly treating them all as tied to the...
  37. Is BTL profit/loss done on a cash accountancy basis?

    I have some management fees for a flat I own, that have been mounting up - since 1.1.2018(!) - and I only just got a bill for 2018 thru 2019. The bill is itemised in 6-month chunks.

    If I just pay...
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    I had hopes this would be a good BBC drama,...

    I had hopes this would be a good BBC drama, they're good at those. Was interested how this and Dark Materials turned out.

    I would like to see a good modern remake of the Tripods.
  39. Can I pull my personal accounts into FreeAgent...

    Can I pull my personal accounts into FreeAgent without confusing everything?
  40. Hmm, I have personal and business accounts with...

    Hmm, I have personal and business accounts with both HSBC and Santander as well as personal with 1st Direct. I've never found a way to do it on any of them although they have all done big face-lifts...
  41. Why don't banks make your transactions searchable?

    I've never understood why (virtually) all banks make searching your transactions and statements online so difficult. Depending which account I use, I might be able to search on amount or I might have...
  42. If I'm not sleeping in the same building at the...

    If I'm not sleeping in the same building at the time, probably.


    We don't all live in bedsits anyway, what if they break into the East wing while you're in the West?

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    I don't know who they or what that is but 30% off...

    I don't know who they or what that is but 30% off anything decent is good.
    Forgot to say I got a couple of nice bottles of scotch at great prices.

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    Seen any decent deals?

    Other than good deals on Amazon's kit, any decent deals spotted?

    I saw some on the WD NAS drives but I'm not keen sadly... Was hoping to see cyber deals on other brands.

    Decent deals on...
  45. Guess the issue is my phone is on silent at...

    Guess the issue is my phone is on silent at night. I can't figure out how to set per app logic to break through silent

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  46. Someone definitely posted they had done so for...

    Someone definitely posted they had done so for Simplisafe; the company claimed it was an unrealistic contrived scenario, the attacker said this was not the case.

    IIRC that system WILL warn you,...
  47. Yeah, you just want to make them go elsewhere...

    Yeah, you just want to make them go elsewhere unless you are known to have a lot of valuables worth the extra effort.

    This is actually for the building we're putting up in our land near the road...
  48. You can easily disable the second SIM when you...

    You can easily disable the second SIM when you want to be out of contact - on my OnePlus6 it's probably 3 clicks or so. Doesn't help your last point but that seems to me less of an inconvenience than...
  49. Are traditional house alarm systems a relic of the past?

    Looking online, every alarm system now is 'smart'. My google searches certainly don't throw up the traditional house alarm system near the top of the results... you know, a hard-wired box with alarm...
  50. Thread: Oops

    by d000hg
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    Oops

    A fun one for Friday.

    I work remotely with my client over a VPN, to RDP into a VM which is "my machine" on their network. We've spent a while faffing around trying to get a different VPN client...
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