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  1. Thread: Xmas Gift Ideas

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    Our cleaners use the Henry. For the little jobs...

    Our cleaners use the Henry. For the little jobs there’s a cordless Dyson, which isn’t as good but is handy.
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    Sticky: Bonjour tous :wave: Sorry, French keyboard. ...

    Bonjour tous :wave:

    Sorry, French keyboard.

    No idea why I’m awake this early. Might go see what’s in the breakfast room.
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    Poll: It would be hilarious if there was a Tory...

    It would be hilarious if there was a Tory landslide and they were forced to deliver their version of Brexit with no excuses of “it’s someone else’s fault”
    The Tories need a very slim coalition...
  4. Thread: Blackcurrants

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    Yup, everything was rosy before we joined the EU....

    Yup, everything was rosy before we joined the EU. We had centre and left of centre governments We had nationalised everything. We had an NHS.
    Then we joined the EU and everything changed.
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    Sticky: It’s a Chateau Corbin-Michotte 2007, according to...

    It’s a Chateau Corbin-Michotte 2007, according to Vivino it’s €49.25 a bottle!
  6. Or maybe part of it is national pride, part of it...

    Or maybe part of it is national pride, part of it is that the rail network is not privatised as we would know it, and the higher taxes go towards investing in it.

    You get what you vote for.
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    It’s disabled for everyone (kinda). Stick it on...

    It’s disabled for everyone (kinda).
    Stick it on another serve and link to it. I tended just to use a word doc.
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    Sticky: Is it too early for??? Well, I tried the...

    Is it too early for???

    Well, I tried the Shiraz. A bit rough.
    Poured a glass of the Tempranillo/Merlot. Quite nice.

    Went to get a snack and noticed a bottle sitting on it’s own. St Emilion...
  9. Thread: Where's Moggy?

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    Where's Moggy?

    I see the far right have been triggered. Poor ickle boomer snowflakes... “Quick, quick, we need to change the topic from being about blessed Jacob and need to attack someone else. We don’t care that...
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    Yup. After I qualified I only used my mech eng...

    Yup. After I qualified I only used my mech eng for about a year.

    Perhaps rather than boasting about how you did a course you found “a bitch” compared to courses you consider would have been far...
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    Sticky: If you're going to be inside, make sure the major...

    If you're going to be inside, make sure the major bits of it are on your terms. ;)
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    Sticky: Phew, something to read in the airport lounge...

    Phew, something to read in the airport lounge later.
  13. We don't know the size of your mortgage, the...

    We don't know the size of your mortgage, the type, the LTV, the rate, how much you have set aside to reduce it, etc. but if this is your major reason for staying on, then you should consider:

    1....
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    If you've got word processing software, you can...

    If you've got word processing software, you can just create invoices in that, it's quick and easy, but not integrated into any accounting software.
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    15th November: ...

    15th November:

    https://www.contractoruk.com/forums/general/135206-im-contractor-what-can-i-claim-off-state-2.html#post2698885
    ...
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    Not like someone was advised this a few weeks...

    Not like someone was advised this a few weeks ago.

    The agent can't issue a contract until you have either set up your Ltd, or signed up with an umbrella.
  17. Thread: "Fact Check"

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    Just wondering if you were more triggered by the...

    Just wondering if you were more triggered by the BBC making a mistake in one line of an article, that other articles on their site have correct, but unconcerned about Boris lying about numbers - his...
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    I’m close friends with 25 letters of the...

    I’m close friends with 25 letters of the alphabet, I don’t know y.
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    My friend’s bakery burned down last night. ...

    My friend’s bakery burned down last night.


    Now his business is toast.
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    A farmer counted 196 cows in the field. But...

    A farmer counted 196 cows in the field.

    But when he rounded them up, he had 200.
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    How do you make holy water? You boil the...

    How do you make holy water?


    You boil the hell out of it.
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    I told my wife she drew her eyebrows too high....

    I told my wife she drew her eyebrows too high. She seemed surprised.
  23. Here's my hourly rate. For overnight stays, I...

    Here's my hourly rate.

    For overnight stays, I prefer Marriott but will accept others on agreement. Minimum 5 Star.
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    Sticky: I've just been told I'm travelling the first 3...

    I've just been told I'm travelling the first 3 weeks in January as well.
  25. Thread: "Fact Check"

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    And do you think that the other reference to the...

    And do you think that the other reference to the figure - that the Tories claim it is an increase of £1.2tn over the course of the parliament is a correct reference by the BBC to a repeated incorrect...
  26. Thread: "Fact Check"

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    Are the figures incorrect because they have been...

    Are the figures incorrect because they have been worded incorrectly in one line of an article, or are they incorrect and have been repeated multiple times as fact in the hope that others believe it
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    Have you chosen whether you are going Ltd or...

    Have you chosen whether you are going Ltd or Umbrella yet?
  28. Thread: "Fact Check"

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    Ah yes: "Boris Johnson said: Labour would "put...

    Ah yes:
    "Boris Johnson said: Labour would "put up spending to £1.2 trillion"

    and

    "But the Tories repeated the analysis and reached the same figure of an increase in government spending of...
  29. Thread: "Fact Check"

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    So is your problem that the BBC pointed out a...

    So is your problem that the BBC pointed out a massive lie by Boris, but they worded part of it incorrectly. He was still wrong, but further wrong than they gave him credit for
  30. Thread: "Fact Check"

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    Where are you getting the figure of £960bn from?...

    Where are you getting the figure of £960bn from? I mean, apart from subtracting one made up figure from another.
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    Sticky: Morning all :wave: Blustery day out, the dog...

    Morning all :wave:

    Blustery day out, the dog almost got blown off the hill earlier.

    Won a pub quiz last night... no idea what we're going to do with a pub.
    Turns out this new role with "no...
  32. Thread: "Fact Check"

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    Previously the Tories claimed that it would be an...

    Previously the Tories claimed that it would be an extra £1.2tn over 5 years:
    General Election 2019: Tory GBP1.2 trillion Labour spending claim fact-checked - BBC News

    Given that the current...
  33. Thread: Client Medicals

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    That’s for employer/employee. Not for business to...

    That’s for employer/employee. Not for business to business contracts.
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    Not that carefully worded. They say they have...

    Not that carefully worded. They say they have guidelines.

    Excellent, a company with standards and guidelines that they work to. Documented procedures. That's a good sign.
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    Ah, so are you asking them to calculate based on...

    Ah, so are you asking them to calculate based on multiple hypothetical scenarios?

    Perhaps they want to talk to understand and advise on what they would consider the best scenarios.

    If you've...
  36. Neither do I. Why would they change the rules...

    Neither do I. Why would they change the rules that they've been pushing for the last few years?
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    It's possible that it's their way of stopping...

    It's possible that it's their way of stopping time wasters who just spam email all the umbrella companies with a generic email.

    If you're purely driven by costs, will you automatically choose the...
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    "Moving country" is a fairly big decision, I'm a...

    "Moving country" is a fairly big decision, I'm a bit surprised you signed an extension if you were already considering moving half way through (unless there are other factors involved)
    If you're...
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    https://www.thepoke.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/...

    https://www.thepoke.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/pole.png
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    The Wife (tm): What do you want for dinner? ...

    The Wife (tm): What do you want for dinner?

    ME: Surprise me

    The Wife (tm): I once gave a dolphin a handjob

    ME: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pizza
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    I put my phone in airplane mode and it tried to...

    I put my phone in airplane mode and it tried to sell me a tiny can of coke for £2
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    Help permies who say “I can’t believe it’s...

    Help permies who say “I can’t believe it’s December already!” by directing their attention to a calendar and explaining how it works.
  43. Do you want it done quickly or do you want it...

    Do you want it done quickly or do you want it done right?
    There's plenty of guys who could do it quickly, but you'll not be satisfied with the results and there'll be a mess to clear up afterwards
  44. OK, we've only just touched the surface, the...

    OK, we've only just touched the surface, the requirements are that it's time for a deep dive
  45. Thread: Bridgwater

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    Expect an announcement in August 2020 of a child...

    Expect an announcement in August 2020 of a child called Septus Rees-Mogg.
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    Sticky: Got a bit bored there so phoned up the bank to...

    Got a bit bored there so phoned up the bank to find out what was left on our 20 year mortgage, which we are now 1/2 way through (as of 3 days ago).
    Turns out that the outstanding amount less what is...
  47. Thread: Same Old Twunts

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    Can't blame MF for that one

    Can't blame MF for that one
  48. Thread: Client Medicals

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    I reckon an explosion would move them quite...

    I reckon an explosion would move them quite quickly off site. Possibly upwards, rather than along the ground.

    But yes, your point (and mine) are possibly very valid to the OP. For safety reasons...
  49. Thread: Client Medicals

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    Another dull story about rules that apply to...

    Another dull story about rules that apply to people in the "office" as well as those at other locations:
    I've done some work for clients in the construction industry. On their sites, they insist...
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    Sticky: Morning all :wave: TFIF, etc. Wet and windy...

    Morning all :wave:
    TFIF, etc.
    Wet and windy here, filthy dog walk. Chickens and guineas not enjoying the weather.

    Village Christmas dinner tonight. OK, I say it's the village, it's about 20 of...
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