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  1. Thread: Gin Claude Drunker

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    No, Juncker is President of the European...

    No, Juncker is President of the European Commission

    The President is empowered to allocate portfolios amongst, reshuffle or dismiss Commissioners as necessary. The college directs the Commission's...
  2. Thread: Client passwords

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    Client passwords

    At client, we have access to a corporate Pluralsight account, for online learning, the password for the account there is something like this:

    =cv6$8JiK\Z;@zWO2,^x^Wz:z"{]L*f9


    On all the...
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    I've recently opened a HL SIPP, does it use...

    I've recently opened a HL SIPP, does it use MorningStar for the x-ray into the holdings inside unit trusts, ETF's and funds?

    Stop press, I've found it on HL.
    ...
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    Seems to be. Don't mind paying, just didn't want...

    Seems to be. Don't mind paying, just didn't want to find out years later I've been wasting my money there.
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    Investment portfolio analysis / x-ray

    Anyone know of any alternatives or competitors to Morningstar Premium which give a portfolio "x-ray" to see through etfs, shares, funds to their holdings so that you can see how diversified your...
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    Do you really need to run SQL Developer on a...

    Do you really need to run SQL Developer on a server? Usually you run it on a desktop OS and connect to a server.
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    https://support.elementsproperty.co.uk/knowledge-b...

    https://support.elementsproperty.co.uk/knowledge-base/what-properties-are-exempt-from-epcs/

    I would say your period (listed) property is exempt if you can prove it would ‘unacceptably alter it’
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  8. Thread: Renewal negotation

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    I quite like that, it might make them think. ...

    I quite like that, it might make them think. £450 with one weeks notice would suffice. Then if the OP can get £500 pd or more, they can easily jump ship. At that point current client will probably...
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    Where I work now, diversity is the buzzword. ...

    Where I work now, diversity is the buzzword.

    There's giant posters everywhere saying it's the most important thing, it's what makes the company great, and extremely profitable..complete with a...
  10. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    You'd be better off putting half that into buying...

    You'd be better off putting half that into buying the crypto currency instead. Could lose your £5K, but at the same time you could be £50K up in a few months. Mining is a waste of time, money and...
  11. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    I tried this, have you seen the spreads on...

    I tried this, have you seen the spreads on BTC/GBP?

    They are usually around 25 to 30, whereas BTC/USD is around 0.01

    Being in the UK, GDAX will only allow me to trade BTC/GBP but why would I...
  12. I "run" every morning, takes me 25 minutes to...

    I "run" every morning, takes me 25 minutes to reach the office.

    Which is surprising, since I'm mostly working from home these days. Maybe I need to get my fitness checked out?
  13. Thread: Bitcoins

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    Should reach zero in about two weeks at this rate.

    Should reach zero in about two weeks at this rate.
  14. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    What's the opposite of "going to the moon!"?

    What's the opposite of "going to the moon!"?
  15. Thread: Bitcoins

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    All those whales being slaughtered isn't it...

    All those whales being slaughtered isn't it...
  16. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    Wasn't that long ago it was under $1K, so really,...

    Wasn't that long ago it was under $1K, so really, is a tiny blip this 50% fall. When it's lost 99.9% it will be back to where it was a few years ago.
  17. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    Sounds interesting. I was wondering if, having a...

    Sounds interesting. I was wondering if, having a south facing roof, having solar panel to generate free electricity would help pay off the investment quicker?

    I suppose with enough investment you...
  18. Thread: Bitcoins

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    Still in what looks like freefall. If it starts...

    Still in what looks like freefall. If it starts to recover on a daily basis, will chuck in another tenner.
  19. Thread: Bitcoins

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    So is Bitcoin going to $1m a coin from here, or...

    So is Bitcoin going to $1m a coin from here, or back down to $1 a coin?

    Who cares what blockchain is seriously, I'm only interested in getting filthy rich for no effort whatsoever.
  20. Thread: Bitcoins

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    If you believe blockchain will cure cancer, take...

    If you believe blockchain will cure cancer, take us to other planets, bring World peace and fix Brexit, then it's a once in a lifetime buying opportunity.

    If on the other hand you think it's...
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    Those in bold apply to 90% of contractors too.

    Those in bold apply to 90% of contractors too.
  22. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    https://cointelegraph.com/news/metropolitan-bank-h...

    https://cointelegraph.com/news/metropolitan-bank-halts-all-cryptocurrency-related-wire-transfers



    That's gonna hurt...
  23. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    I'm impressed how the act of moving a number from...

    I'm impressed how the act of moving a number from one place to another can be made so incredibly complicated, slow and costly. Takes some doing that.
  24. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    Anyone got a view on LISK? ...

    Anyone got a view on LISK?

    https://medium.com/cryptocurrency-citizen/crypto-citizen-review-lisk-the-blockchain-app-framework-e39ca3138200

    https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/lisk/#charts
  25. Thread: Flouncing

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    norks?

    norks?
  26. Thread: Any Twitter Dev's?

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    Because, the next step is a CUK forum bot. :grey

    Because, the next step is a CUK forum bot. :grey
  27. Snap! I had the same thought. If the earnings on...

    Snap! I had the same thought. If the earnings on a mining rig === the cost of the electricity, then at least, assuming you are generating alot of heat, you have free heating in the winter.

    Maybe...
  28. Shogun petrol - 107 mph top speed and 0-60 in...

    Shogun petrol - 107 mph top speed and 0-60 in 12s. Wowzer.
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    Is Crypto the new contracting?

    £1000 a day for clicking a few buttons and dodge the tax man.

    What's not to like?
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    Too busy studying for 9 O Levels, then 5 A...

    Too busy studying for 9 O Levels, then 5 A Levels, then Cambridge Uni.
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    Another reason then to choose a AMD ThreadRipper...

    Another reason then to choose a AMD ThreadRipper over an i9 cpu.

    https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253955-threadripper-reviewed-amds-16-core-1950x-rips-intels-core-i9
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    I didn't work until I left university. Even then...

    I didn't work until I left university. Even then I'm not sure I'd call it work.
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    Science for Daily Express readers.

    Science for Daily Express readers.
  34. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    Now that Bittrex are not accepting new account...

    Now that Bittrex are not accepting new account registrations, which exchange is now the best for a good range of alt coin wallets online with reasonable fees and decent security?

    Binance?
    ...
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    Or simply marry the one you love? I me wed:...

    Or simply marry the one you love?

    I me wed: why are more women choosing to marry themselves?
  36. Thread: Best FREE VPN?

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    Why does it have to be free? Can't it just be...

    Why does it have to be free?

    Can't it just be low cost?

    Why would you expect a free VPN to be secure, reliable and fast? Surely it's worth paying a small monthly fee?
  37. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    :laugh It will be classified as gambling at...

    :laugh

    It will be classified as gambling at that point, no tax rebates on losses.
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    I know this works. Take out all the small parts,...

    I know this works. Take out all the small parts, CPU, RAM, HDD, etc and put them in the microwave for about 15 mins to dry out.
  39. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    Bitcoin being battered by clampdowns as...

    Bitcoin being battered by clampdowns as predicted:

    https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/dec/28/bitcoin-falls-south-korea-crackdown-trading...
  40. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    Anyone know why shapeshift.io has so many coins...

    Anyone know why shapeshift.io has so many coins that are no longer available to exchange?

    https://shapeshift.io/#/coins

    A lot of the unavailable ones are quite popular and well known ones.
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    Of course fuel isn't fuel you idiot! :mad To...

    Of course fuel isn't fuel you idiot! :mad

    To prove the point, I've just pushed 500 small pieces of coal into my petrol tank, and what a surprise, it doesn't work!

    Now, anyone an idea on how...
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    Trump and warm temperatures. I'm off to get my...

    Trump and warm temperatures. I'm off to get my H1B visa!
  43. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    I've got coins spread through various desktop...

    I've got coins spread through various desktop wallets, Jaxx, Electrum, etc

    To keep track of their current value (in BTC or USD), is there an online website where I can setup a crypto portfolio,...
  44. Thread: Bitcoin

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    shapeshift.io Only the rich can afford to...

    shapeshift.io



    Only the rich can afford to spend bitcoin now....
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    In our all electric 4x4's Don't want to warm...

    In our all electric 4x4's

    Don't want to warm the planet up.
  46. Thread: Bitcoin

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    Shifted some Litecoin, took about 1 minute and...

    Shifted some Litecoin, took about 1 minute and cost almost nothing.

    Litecoin 1 - Bitcoin 0
  47. Thread: Cryptocurrency

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    You know the whole crypto thing has gone beyond...

    You know the whole crypto thing has gone beyond insane when....

    https://uetoken.com/



    ...raises $232035 through a crowdsale.

    :cretin:
  48. No receipt, no proof you even paid the guy, no...

    No receipt, no proof you even paid the guy, no comeback.
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    Reasons to leave the UK number 4,973

    https://news.sky.com/story/scientists-predict-mini-ice-age-could-hit-uk-by-2030-11186098

    A mini ice age that would freeze major rivers could hit Britain in less than two decades, according to...
  50. Thread: Bitcoin

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    Shame the fees don't crash when price does. ...

    Shame the fees don't crash when price does.

    https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/12/bitcoin-fees-rising-high/

    I just moved some bitcoin. Took 4 hours and cost £20. And this is the future...
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