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  1. A neighbour of mine was called by one of these...

    A neighbour of mine was called by one of these bastards.

    At first she was confused and frightened; her husband always dealt with such matters and he died last year (pancreatic cancer) so she had...
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    With Sainsbury's it was on the log in page so I...

    With Sainsbury's it was on the log in page so I very much suspect the "Poorly designed" option
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    They also preclude access to the partially...

    They also preclude access to the partially sighted – unless you are calling my 94 year old mum (who worked for 47 years, paid her taxes, raised two (contractor) sons, did her bit for king and country...
  4. To some extent that doesn't matter as long as...

    To some extent that doesn't matter as long as we're talking less than 85k - which I assume that we are as the OP was talking about 123 accounts which only pay 1.5% on balances up to 20k
  5. Coventry are just going to put their instant...

    Coventry are just going to put their instant access savings up to 1.5% which isn't bad for high street and one hundred percent safe - better than the 123 currently (although that works well for me...
  6. Thread: Im done

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    I think London may have changed since then. He...

    I think London may have changed since then. He died nearly two hundred years before the first McDonald's opened.

    London has many good qualities - unfortunately they are all outweighed by the fact...
  7. My (now ex) brother-in-law had similar issues as...

    My (now ex) brother-in-law had similar issues as a teenager. Possibly didn't help that his father was having an affair and leaving him and his sisters alone in a scary place in the country whilst the...
  8. It does sound like the OP is having serious...

    It does sound like the OP is having serious issues, and I sympathise, but having read this thread a lot of it sounds like "teenage behaviour".

    That may not be very helpful, but teenagers can be...
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    Ooh I know... er... I... had... a VR6...

    Ooh I know... er... I... had... a VR6...
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    Pop email. Plenty of examples in this BBC...

    Pop email.

    Plenty of examples in this BBC article - Is your phone listening in? Your stories - BBC News - but Facebook says it isn't them, so that's ok then...
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    Damn - I've got only five blocked. There must...

    Damn - I've got only five blocked.

    There must be a dildo advert that is so subtle neither I nor the ad-blocker can't see it...
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    I got an email from my mother last year asking me...

    I got an email from my mother last year asking me whether I would mind cleaning her kitchen floor next time I visited as she had spilled a pot of coffee and can't see well enough to clean it up....
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    #Meat&Two ?

    #Meat&Two ?
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    I had lunch in that very restaurant just a couple...

    I had lunch in that very restaurant just a couple of months ago.

    Their polonium al forno is to die for...
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    Almost to the letter what my ex-wife and I did. ...

    Almost to the letter what my ex-wife and I did.

    The mediator was aghast at such a fair solution but it worked for us. The solicitor advised that there might be a stamp-duty implication as the deal...
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    I was looking for a house last year. When I...

    I was looking for a house last year.

    When I saw one advertised with the likes of the purple pricks, I couldn't help thinking that they weren't serious about selling. They go in and suggest a top...
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    It's a long time since I have been but I must...

    It's a long time since I have been but I must admit that I thought that the balls came back along a dedicated return rail, eg the one to the right of the alley. The thought of someone else's sticky...
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    One of the things that makes CUK still worth...

    One of the things that makes CUK still worth bothering with, and an awesome set of links, thank you!
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    Good - it's the first sensible thing he's written...

    Good - it's the first sensible thing he's written (c:
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    You should find out - flights will be quite busy...

    You should find out - flights will be quite busy at this time of year.
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    Can't help with Stuttgart, but well worth the...

    Can't help with Stuttgart, but well worth the bus-ride to Esslingen fro the Christmas market!

    (there are a couple of restaurants there as well, including quite a nice Greek; you will probably find...
  22. Thread: Suity!

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    He drank the company kool-aid and went perm

    He drank the company kool-aid and went perm
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    Which sounds great unless you're parked up in the...

    Which sounds great unless you're parked up in the middle of a city... or, like lady Bacchus, using it whilst we're hurtling down an autobahn... (c:
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    PVC (panel van conversion) is definitely the way...

    PVC (panel van conversion) is definitely the way to go - the v-dubs are cool but seriously over-priced imho (and I have had terrible chocolate engine problems with VW on three separate vehicles, they...
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    Budget? No. in family? Age of kids? Pets? Usage -...

    Budget? No. in family? Age of kids? Pets? Usage - two weeks in the South of France, touring Europe, or overlanding in Africa?
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    Your hypothesis holds (based on a survey of...

    Your hypothesis holds (based on a survey of (this) one...)



    Annecy - car park by the lake, 30 euros a day for a car, free for up to two days in a motorhome.

    Time to set up a MoHo - none.
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    If you HAVE to get a caravan, get a little Hymer...

    If you HAVE to get a caravan, get a little Hymer - Troll I think they're called, or Puck, plenty on eBay - but seriously, seriously, seriously get a small motorhome.

    Caravans are only good if you...
  28. Thread: DIEsels

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    So the worst bits are London Heathrow, London...

    So the worst bits are London Heathrow, London city airport, Southampton airport, Cardiff airport, Oxford airport, Liverpool airport, Leeds Bradford, and Edinburgh

    Interesting although not sure...
  29. Thread: Gee Elle Ess

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    Are you sure you're not thinking of the Seat...

    Are you sure you're not thinking of the Seat Edison Screw?
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    As above. Good luck with finding a lender who...

    As above.

    Good luck with finding a lender who will lend on a pied-a-terre, I think most will run a mile from that in the current climate.
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    You can't flip for stamp duty purposes like you...

    You can't flip for stamp duty purposes like you can for CGT. HMRC will decide based on where you spend most time, where your bills go, what's on your driving licence etc.
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    The surcharge doesn't apply to your primary...

    The surcharge doesn't apply to your primary residence (unless you buy a new primary residence before disposing of the original, and is refundable then as long as you dispose of the original with...
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    The mem-sahib likes a well-buttered parsnip....

    The mem-sahib likes a well-buttered parsnip. Doing them right now - I might also dip mine in the honey.

    You stick to getting marmite on your spuds - which actually sounds disgusting and I am a fan...
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    When I saw the title of this thread I thought it...

    When I saw the title of this thread I thought it said "Support tories..."

    Which is funny, 'cos I thought you can shove that up your arse.
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    In that case be very afraid! I can't envisage...

    In that case be very afraid!

    I can't envisage a North Korean missile going anywhere near its target...!
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    And the occasional Czechoslovakian publishing...

    And the occasional Czechoslovakian publishing tycoon...
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    Ouch! (*thinks* - hmm, is there a second gravy...

    Ouch!

    (*thinks* - hmm, is there a second gravy train pulling in; warning the new generation of the dangers...)
  38. I knew I'd seen it somewhere before with more...

    I knew I'd seen it somewhere before with more illustrations from the book!

    Amazing what you can do with MS Paint though.

    (BTW the Monday Links thread has saved my sanity on more than one...
  39. Not just for screen-shots; the artist who works...

    Not just for screen-shots; the artist who works only with MS Paint

    Microsoft Paint: The man who makes art pixel-by-pixel - BBC News

    Some amazing stuff
    ...
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    To be fair, the evidence has been there for us...

    To be fair, the evidence has been there for us all to see, it's just that the names of some of the plays have morphed over the years. A few examples of what he actually wrote that the academics have...
  41. Thread: Bird advice

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    Out of curiosity; if you haven't seen it, how do...

    Out of curiosity; if you haven't seen it, how do you know it's a bird. We have sparrows pecking insects from the eaves, but only during the day - nocturnal squeaky noises sound more like some kind of...
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    Ah. I did look through the headers in General to...

    Ah. I did look through the headers in General to see whether there was anything that it might relate to - it didn't occur to me to read the whole bleedin' site! (c:





    I was thinking a 5KW...
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    with the subsequent calls for bannings I am not...

    with the subsequent calls for bannings I am not sure whether this is a serious post or a joke which is going over my head...

    However - if serious I might be interested in a genset for the yot. Is...
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    I think he needs to be more concerned with the...

    I think he needs to be more concerned with the risk of infection from wet bedding.
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    Yes Yes :spel Twat

    Yes



    Yes



    :spel Twat
  46. Did just that* with the ex Mrs Bacchus. It...

    Did just that* with the ex Mrs Bacchus.

    It worked very well until we separated. I moved to Reading and got burgled (this is normal for Reading I believe), I chased the burglar out of the house...
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    Hmm, a sort of unified field theory for nut-jobs....

    Hmm, a sort of unified field theory for nut-jobs. I like it. We can make suity the grand-wizard!
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    You would be much better off with a motorhome,...

    You would be much better off with a motorhome, especially if you have no experience of boats.

    There are places where you can park a motorhome for as little as £8 a night, easy to move on your own,...
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    That would be "Contortionist UK" (c:

    That would be "Contortionist UK" (c:
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    I have only skimmed through and am no expert, but...

    I have only skimmed through and am no expert, but it looks very reasonable to me. I can't see anyone objecting to the rights of citizens being paramount, and I think that we should obviously make any...
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