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  1. He’s been working there for a while. The agents...

    He’s been working there for a while. The agents will have already received enough money to pay two weeks extra and still make a healthy profit.

    I’ve had a contract cancelled before I started and...
  2. You should have just stopped there. The...

    You should have just stopped there.

    The agency owes him the money, they’ve already collected it from the client. Demand it from the agency (name and shame them here if they quibble). If they...
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    Public sector is the obvious place. All that...

    Public sector is the obvious place. All that money has to go somewhere right?
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    Add in VAT and uneven income and you’re paying...

    Add in VAT and uneven income and you’re paying much more tax than an employee.

    Include the agents rate and you take home around 30%. The parasites get 70%.
    It’s not great.

    Sorry, I’m painting...
  5. You guys totally underestimate how successful an...

    You guys totally underestimate how successful an ineffectual programmer can be.

    The things you should work on are the firm handshake and a big smile. After that you might worry about whether you...
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    I just thought it would be easier with round...

    I just thought it would be easier with round numbers (and maybe more relevant for most contractors).

    I imagine on a smaller salary the contractor would have a greater advantage because the...
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    Because twice the hourly rate is the closest I...

    Because twice the hourly rate is the closest I can calculate to get to a permanent salary. If you are saying it’s slightly less than double then what figure should I use?

    I imagine a 100 an hour...
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    I said about. I always just double the hourly...

    I said about. I always just double the hourly rate. I don’t do inside IR35 contracts. I imagine expenses (e.g. travel or rent) makes up a few extra days and maybe tax is slightly lower than perm (I’m...
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    Contractor obviously, but there’s not a huge...

    Contractor obviously, but there’s not a huge difference in this tale of woe, 300 is about 75 k isn’t it?

    I’d assume project managers and global portfolio managers (whatever they are) get paid more...
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    I don't get it. I am a not particularly good...

    I don't get it. I am a not particularly good programmer and have only the vaguest idea of the programming language I'm supposed to use.

    Am I really expected to believe that a global portfolio...
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    Well done. I’m assuming the first figure is at...

    Well done. I’m assuming the first figure is at least a five, otherwise by definition it’s not a particularly good 6 figure salary?
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    That’s a lunatic underestimate. The couples have...

    That’s a lunatic underestimate. The couples have a 4 million+ house and a 1 million pound mortgage. So what the article is saying is that if you are already a multi-millionaire then you can get by on...
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    You have to prove your case first and then the...

    You have to prove your case first and then the court makes it’s decision. That’s how it works.

    If you waited until after the decision to prove your case it wouldn’t make any more sense than a...
  14. Thread: Big Data

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    Too late. I’m already going with your PowerPoint...

    Too late. I’m already going with your PowerPoint and gravitas idea.

    I’ll keep my expertise in devOps and big data as a backup plan and if the question comes up I’ll advise them to only dig one...
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    Already done. Here’s the preliminary report. ...

    Already done. Here’s the preliminary report.

    https://www.depernolaw.com/uploads/2/7/0/2/27029178/antrim_michigan_forensics_report_%5B121320%5D_v2_%5Bredacted%5D.pdf

    Don’t worry your communist...
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    You set the machines so they have an abnormally...

    You set the machines so they have an abnormally high error rate then you can send the same stack of ballots through multiple times and the adjudicator can set them as votes to whomever they like....
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    That's why I come here. You guys keep going on...

    That's why I come here. You guys keep going on about how wonderfully clever you are, so you should be able to help me.

    Not sure about aTw though, it's not even a proper anagram if you have to use...
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    "Representatives of the newly sworn-in House and...

    "Representatives of the newly sworn-in House and Senate, called “tellers” for the occasion, will pull them out one by one to determine whether each “seems to be regular in form and authentic” and...
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    I'm sure you're correct. I wasn't paying much...

    I'm sure you're correct. I wasn't paying much attention in the meetings. So if we had one of those it's big data?
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    That's still over two grand a day if you work 7...

    That's still over two grand a day if you work 7 and a half hour days though. At least I hope that's what you meant.
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    Is it when they’ve analyzed the machines and...

    Is it when they’ve analyzed the machines and demonstrated that the votes were changed to favor one of the candidates, proved it in court and everything?
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    Why not? I thought these were the In things...

    Why not? I thought these were the In things (although I like the PowerPoint idea too).
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    Trump Campaign Assembling Alternate Electors In...

    Trump Campaign Assembling Alternate Electors In Key States In Far-Fetched Attempt To Overturn Election

    It could be up to Pence to decide which electors to accept.

    There’s proof out today that...
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    Big Data

    My technical vocabulary is getting a bit out of date.

    Where I work there are a bunch of clouds, data lakes, non-relational databases, microservices and such like. Lots of information zipping...
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    The lady admitted that she voted in her mother’s...

    The lady admitted that she voted in her mother’s name because it was her mother’s dying wish to vote for Trump.

    Or are you some grammar nazi telling me it should be “proved”?
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    Well no. Trump won by more than one vote. Just...

    Well no. Trump won by more than one vote. Just demonstrating it’s easy to find proven evidence of fraud in US elections.
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    https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/crime...

    https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/crime/article146938034.html

    There you go. It was proven but they declined to prosecute. It took me less than a minute to find.
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    Not necessarily, but it does seem to be repeated...

    Not necessarily, but it does seem to be repeated (and worse) in all the machine counted votes, there are a lot of them, and in the postal votes that were illegal. A quick internet search should help,...
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    The 0.3% lead is for the Arizona, so the popular...

    The 0.3% lead is for the Arizona, so the popular vote isn’t really relevant.

    And ATW, why are they called Duplicated Votes? Wouldn’t Changed Votes be a more accurate label?

    You also seem to be...
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    If you’re asking me whether a vote where one...

    If you’re asking me whether a vote where one candidate is ahead by 0.3% can be affected by a 6% swing in the votes (assuming these 100 votes are typical), then I’m going to have to go with yes.
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    “ after a court-ordered inspection of 100...

    “ after a court-ordered inspection of 100 duplicated ballots on Tuesday found two instances in which votes cast for Trump were cancelled in the duplication process.”

    It’s not difficult. You click...
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    They won the case to inspect 100 ballots. Found...

    They won the case to inspect 100 ballots. Found fraud in them (by a big enough margin to change the result if repeated state-wide). So they are checking more. But yes, I’d like to see the picture.
    ...
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    It’s the bit that’s underlined. I didn’t think...

    It’s the bit that’s underlined. I didn’t think I’d have to explain it to you since this is a contractor’s forum.
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    Keep up. I just did. The Republicans won a...

    Keep up.

    I just did. The Republicans won a case to get 100 ballots examined. Proved fraud in those, and now it's being expanded to more ballots.
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    Just bing it. 2,500 ballots to be inspected in...

    Just bing it.

    2,500 ballots to be inspected in suit by Arizona GOP chief

    But here’s one of a bazillion links you can you can find on the fraud. No idea if it’s a conspiracy site or not.

    Also...
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    The bit where you said he had to prove that...

    The bit where you said he had to prove that enough votes were stolen (or added) to Change the results. I think the law says that the results just have to be contested, not proven. Then it’s decided...
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    OK. Let’s assume the former. Is what is said...

    OK. Let’s assume the former.

    Is what is said wrong in any way? I read that if the election in a state is disputed then the state legislation can choose the electors to send, the VP chooses which...
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    Do they though? If the election is fraudulent...

    Do they though? If the election is fraudulent then the procedure is that the delegates to the electoral college are either replaced or not sent. Then neither candidate wins that vote and it’s...
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    I checked and the Republicans just won a case and...

    I checked and the Republicans just won a case and examined some ballots and proved that votes have been switched.

    So, now that the facts have been established and we know that the election was...
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    Except it’s rubbish and doesn’t shown the 60%...

    Except it’s rubbish and doesn’t shown the 60% income tax rate (+ national insurance) at £100,000+
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    That’s what I was asking. If you guys agree that...

    That’s what I was asking. If you guys agree that all the video evidence isn’t fake then you must have some innocent explanation for all the vote switching, ballot destruction, ballot stuffing etc. I...
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    You mean the videos and recordings were faked? Or...

    You mean the videos and recordings were faked? Or there was some perfectly innocent explanation for the guy crumpling up the ballots and chucking them in the bin? Just curious.
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    They have videos of the cases of hidden ballots...

    They have videos of the cases of hidden ballots being brought out in the middle of the night.

    They have recorded both a senior executive at Dominion and the ex Vice President boasting about the...
  44. I applaud your loyalty. Still fighting foe...

    I applaud your loyalty. Still fighting foe communism years after leaving Russia.
  45. At least the cleaners and coffee shop workers are...

    At least the cleaners and coffee shop workers are doing something good that helps me. I only object to the mountains of tax credits I have to pay to them.

    What really get’s my goat is all these...
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    If understand the problem, it is that they want...

    If understand the problem, it is that they want PAYE on the £4000 since he is in an IR35 caught contract, plus they want PAYE on the £2400 the 3 employees get. So, out of the of the £4000, the...
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    That’s the standard legal penalty if they’ve done...

    That’s the standard legal penalty if they’ve done what they appear to have done. Don’t see why they should complain now. Don’t do the crime if you don’t want to be shot.

    What hypocrites these...
  48. Why do you want to destroy the livelihoods of the...

    Why do you want to destroy the livelihoods of the talented hardworking people who earn more than £65,200?

    Look in the mirror before answering.
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    I’m neither job hunting nor sane, but one good...

    I’m neither job hunting nor sane, but one good reason to not use both would be because the jobserve ones seem to pay a hundred grand or so less per year.
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    Are LinkedIn jobs fake?

    I’ve always used jobserve or friends to get jobs and ignored linkedIn as a sort of spy and spam scam.

    But I found out there’s an inbox/email thing that I haven’t been reading. It’s full of...
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