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    Ocado still seems to have plenty of stock so no...

    Ocado still seems to have plenty of stock so no need for me to venture outside to interact with humans in an actual shop.
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    Sticky: Dinner was a chicken kiev from M&S and some...

    Dinner was a chicken kiev from M&S and some salad.

    Edible but hardly inspiring.
  3. Yes I know.

    Yes I know.
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    Sticky: Do I even dare google that?

    Do I even dare google that?
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    How long had you been working at the client, not...

    How long had you been working at the client, not 30 years I hope.

    I suspect, if this is a true story, your face didn't fit and they wanted to get rid of you.
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    I was hoping to win £250 on You've Been Framed...

    I was hoping to win £250 on You've Been Framed...
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    Sticky: What the hell does your hygienist do that...

    What the hell does your hygienist do that requires injections??
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    Proposition

    Proposition
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    Drunk enough to have forgotten!

    Drunk enough to have forgotten!
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    Oh yeah. I was drunk at the time

    Oh yeah. I was drunk at the time
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    Cards

    Cards
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    I've never seen me and Brillo in the same room at...

    I've never seen me and Brillo in the same room at the same time....
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    Did they drop a bottle of "perfume" on their way...

    Did they drop a bottle of "perfume" on their way home?
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    HWMBO has just reported snow north of the border....

    HWMBO has just reported snow north of the border.

    No snow in London (of the frozen water variety)
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    Sticky: ClientCo use it. I don't think it's too bad TBH

    ClientCo use it. I don't think it's too bad TBH
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    Sticky: :eek:

    :eek:
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    I'll let his wife know... :rollin:

    I'll let his wife know...

    :rollin:
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    Sticky: Always useful to pop a few 'just in case'...

    Always useful to pop a few 'just in case' appointments in the diary and then just cancel them if you don't feel ill when the date comes around.
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    Sticky: KUATB

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    KUATB
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    The postal museum is on my to-do list. They do a...

    The postal museum is on my to-do list. They do a monthly Tunnel Walk but it sells out almost as soon as the dates are announced. I should have just booked a date when this year's were published. ...
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    I'm popular today! First: had a call from a...

    I'm popular today!

    First: had a call from a former colleague about a BA role. Giving the CV a spruce up to make it less generic. I suspect they will find stronger people than me but it's nice to...
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    Sticky: But can you do nested quotes?

    But can you do nested quotes?
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    Sticky: I made pancakes. That's hardly cooking :rollin:

    I made pancakes. That's hardly cooking :rollin:
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    Sticky: Hurray! Hopefully they only needed the one...

    Hurray!

    Hopefully they only needed the one armful?
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    Sticky: Glow all the time, or just take a long time to...

    Glow all the time, or just take a long time to turn off?
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    Sticky: :wave:

    :wave:
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    FTFY

    FTFY
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    Sticky: My spot lights are not on a dimmer switch. ...

    My spot lights are not on a dimmer switch.

    HWMBO also blathered on about dimmable lights. No excuse for him. He knows that the two lights I have on a dimmer are not spot lights.
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    Sticky: Sparky claimed that GU10 halogen bulbs can be...

    Sparky claimed that GU10 halogen bulbs can be directly swapped for LED.

    I'll pick up a couple and test, as that contradicts what a different sparky told me (that one said the transformers needed...
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    Thanks for sharing that, I hadn't seen it....

    Thanks for sharing that, I hadn't seen it. Definitely food for thought. Simply written but not a simple topic.
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    Sticky: No dependencies here, just laziness :D

    No dependencies here, just laziness :D
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    Sticky: :wave: Electrician is here. While he's here...

    :wave:

    Electrician is here. While he's here fixing things, I'm pumping him for info about LED bulbs as I was under the impression my spot lights weren't compatible.

    Cold out. Clear blue skies....
  33. I'm surprised no-one here has the skills. Maybe I...

    I'm surprised no-one here has the skills. Maybe I should have done a LinkedIn course quickly and blagged it.
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    Sticky: I noticed the ground was a bit wet earlier but no...

    I noticed the ground was a bit wet earlier but no sign of snow here.

    I made pancakes. Too many of course as I had use up all the batter.

    They were good enough.

    Watched more Wanted Down...
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    I'm not married :D

    I'm not married :D
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    Sticky: Can I be bothered to make pancakes? I don't...

    Can I be bothered to make pancakes?

    I don't have anyone here to make them for me
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    The support side of things may work for a one man...

    The support side of things may work for a one man band on G-Cloud?

    I've seen quite a bit on the DOS framework but the timing has never been right. Now I'm available, there's not a lot available...
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    How do you know? That goth got a gig posing for...

    How do you know? That goth got a gig posing for pictures of goths.
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    Manager at ClientCo is now talking to their...

    Manager at ClientCo is now talking to their in-house MSP / recruiter thingummy. It's great management are so keen to see what they can do but it's still in the laps of legal/HR at the end of the day....
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    Sticky: And done. I can't play it for too long because...

    And done. I can't play it for too long because there's something about the refresh rate that makes me feel wooshy headed. Got past the scary water monster though.
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    G-Cloud 12 opens 3 March

    For thems that want to register, and those who have no idea what it's all about, info here:

    What to do and when for G-Cloud 12 - GOV.UK
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    Sticky: VAT return done. Bored. Enjoying watching...

    VAT return done.

    Bored.

    Enjoying watching Cojack ban people.

    I think I may play a bit of Amnesia for a while.
  43. 1. Issue yourself a proper P45 so you don't...

    1. Issue yourself a proper P45 so you don't overpay tax and have to claim it back. If you decide to go back to contracting, you will be issued with a P45 and you can use that in your own payroll...
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    Sticky: Lunch was the last of the Korean style beef ribs...

    Lunch was the last of the Korean style beef ribs and rice that HWMBO had left behind.

    Some work has been done. I even had a meeting where I sounded like I knew what I was talking about! :rollin:
    ...
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    It's difficult to say a SOW is truly milestone...

    It's difficult to say a SOW is truly milestone based when the payment is on a T&M basis.

    Ideally, you should agree milestones and billing should be reflective of the time and effort to meet them....
  46. I scored 63. I am not welcome.

    I scored 63.

    I am not welcome.
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    I too have met NAT but my therapist said I...

    I too have met NAT but my therapist said I shouldn't talk about it
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    Is that because you smell of fish?

    Is that because you smell of fish?
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    The best way to be sure is to ask for a detailed...

    The best way to be sure is to ask for a detailed illustration based on the rate agreed with the client/agency and see what deductions they take and what you actually end up receiving. You want every...
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    Sticky: Yep. Monday to Saturday 10 am. Followed by some...

    Yep. Monday to Saturday 10 am. Followed by some god-awful play or book reading tulipe (which is what is currently on, now I'm paying attention to the background noise).

    I do like Jim Al-Khalili's...
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