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    Don't stare at it too much, you can't have it....

    Don't stare at it too much, you can't have it. :moon::wave:
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    But you have. You have excellent players like...

    But you have. You have excellent players like Gerrard, Terry or Rooney (well Gerrard isn't that young any longer but so isn't Pirlo). They just don't seem to work well together. I think the best...
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    England played a very innovative football last...

    England played a very innovative football last night in the second part of the game. I'd use a new word for that, "catenaccio". Oh wait...
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    But only if you work in the City/Central london...

    But only if you work in the City/Central london or Canary Wharf. If you have to commute from Greenwich to Watford or from Greenwich to Surrey the journey is a hell.

    I guess there is no such thing...
  5. Thread: MSc

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    Their quality is probably very high but I'd have...

    Their quality is probably very high but I'd have to say that the cost is an issue, especially if you are not in UK. I wouldn't say that 2000 pound for each single module (even for as cheap as the...
  6. Thread: Swingland

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    GBP/CHF 1.3704 All the best to you too :wave:

    GBP/CHF 1.3704

    All the best to you too
    :wave:
  7. Thread: Swingland

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    Swingland

    Stop coming to this country!!!
    Just because your currency is worthless you just can't all mass-migrate to Switzerland.
    Try to solve the crisis more creatively like with public debt reduction...
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    National History Museum (Natural History Museum...

    National History Museum (Natural History Museum) and TateGallery (Tate: British and international modern and contemporary art) will keep you busy until 6pm at least. And next time you want to know...
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    Happy New Year, funny that I am also in the...

    Happy New Year,

    funny that I am also in the same situation as you but all bobs left oneafter the other one so I believe my new role is "bob" trainer. It's quite a cushy position as they leave on...
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    Oi Milan, you coming to Switzerland? Let me...

    Oi Milan, you coming to Switzerland?

    Let me know and I come and welcome you with a special alpenhorn concert just for you.

    Franco

    ...
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    Would farting help towards a more balanced air...

    Would farting help towards a more balanced air smell? If yes we could encourage gas-rich products like beans to be provided with each pint.
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    Poll: Allegedly Threaded could bill twice as much...

    Allegedly Threaded could bill twice as much thanks to his time machine who could send him back in time just minutes before timesheet approval.

    What's scary though is the number of contracts, which...
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    Be careful not to reply in the same way as Peter...

    Be careful not to reply in the same way as Peter Griffin :wink

    YouTube - Family Guy - Doing your...(Legendado: PT - BR)
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    No wonder you have no friends. :smile

    No wonder you have no friends. :smile
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    Padanians from the north eat mostly polenta,...

    Padanians from the north eat mostly polenta, southern italians are "terroni" (peasants).

    I like the terms "zucchini" which is used by the swiss italians about the swiss germans (to indicate...
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    Serious note: despite we could pretend to be...

    Serious note:

    despite we could pretend to be anything and anybody here, in the long run we end up probably being much closer to what we really are than we might think
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    Dago flat, dago wop wop wop

    Dago flat, dago wop wop wop
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    In real life I weight approx 80 kilos more than...

    In real life I weight approx 80 kilos more than here. I think I am just as nice and helpful as I am here. I tend to avoid confrontations but when I am cornered and I get the cr@p I also tend to give...
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    Oh come on... the "my company is hiring so there...

    Oh come on... the "my company is hiring so there is no crisis" is just a valid point such as the one "if there is a crisis how come you still see people in a shopping center"?

    The reality is that...
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    I prefer to calculate as such: Contract: 320 x...

    I prefer to calculate as such:

    Contract: 320 x 200 = 64k a year

    Then must add bonus, benefits and pension to the permie job and compare. I'd say 40k is a little too low unless the bonus/pension...
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    If they don't stop visa abuse and excessive...

    If they don't stop visa abuse and excessive outsourcing most of IT jobs will be shipped much further east than Whitechapel anyway. :tumble:
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    Sure, here it goes: Perfect Breasts (o)(o) ...

    Sure, here it goes:

    Perfect Breasts
    (o)(o)

    Fake Silicone Breasts
    ( + )( + )

    High Nipple Breasts
    (*)(*)
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    Correct: United Kingdom - Pintprice, compare...

    Correct:

    United Kingdom - Pintprice, compare beer prices from around the world

    City Price
    £2.8 GBP
    Aldershot £3 GBP
    Ampthill £3 GBP
    Apintaweaselpiss £3 GBP
    Arbroath £3.05 GBP
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    No, not yet. Not much point in Switzerland in...

    No, not yet. Not much point in Switzerland in being a contractor though. Very few left actually, the market for contracting is pretty much not existant. But anyway might move soon so who knows...
    ...
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    Bargain Britain...

    I am talking about the most essential item of humankind and there you go and see what a bargain Britain is compared to Switzerland.

    6 pounds in Bern and 5 pound in Zurich.

    Switzerland -...
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    Bargain Britain

    How much is the pound worth compared to the euro these days?

    0.00002312 ?

    10p is probably not even eurocent

    So I would say....

    ...Bargain Britain
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    Actually I think CUK is a much better place than...

    Actually I think CUK is a much better place than many other forums as it's a very specialised forum so most people share a common view. However I still think that time for forums should be limited as...
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    Hey say something that I can at least look up in...

    Hey say something that I can at least look up in the dictionary or, as EO would say, I will turn japanese (meaning I will say something that doesn't make any sense in japanese to you so that you also...
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    What did internet forums ever do for us?

    I was just thinking that afterall, all internet forums (not specifically criticising this one) are mainly a big waste of time and that's it.

    After all the purposes that we go for suddenly are...
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    I prefer the one that considers 200 working days...

    I prefer the one that considers 200 working days a year multiplied the rate.

    Example:

    500 a day = 100k a year

    A salary of 80K + 10K pension + 10k benefits/bonus will break even
  31. Am I the only japanese here? I think me should...

    Am I the only japanese here?

    I think me should be entitled to something as a minority, innit?
  32. But for what you just said before and the fact...

    But for what you just said before and the fact that we are certain that the test was cr@p, doesn't it make us ignorant and stupid?
  33. A test for all nationality-confused people like me

    ▷What nationality you really are? SelectSmart.com free Entertainment personality test, selector quiz, matching, choose, compare.

    I have turned out to be a Japanese person with a bit of English and...
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    Ok that was mildly funny. You are on probation...

    Ok that was mildly funny. You are on probation out of my ignore list. :laugh
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    Hi Spod, you still hold a grudge after years...

    Hi Spod,

    you still hold a grudge after years and years. I suspect it's time for you to grow up, isn't it?

    Peace?
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    Yes I guess the main problem is being a...

    Yes I guess the main problem is being a consultant permie within a consultancy company. I guess it's justified if it's one of the top (read micrsoft,ibm, oracle, tibco, etc.) just because it looks...
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    I hate consultancy roles

    Am I being the only one here who started to hate all consultant-based roles?

    Problem is the request for consultants is increasing and the one for contractors is decreasing.

    Anybody share the...
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    This is the whole point. A permie job is just a...

    This is the whole point. A permie job is just a longer-term contract of 3-5 years nowadays. You give up to some money in exchange of not having to deal with agents for that time and have at least a...
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    Worthless pound

    Ok, as the trend continues England will soon be worth nothing.

    You'd have to call the charity to have someone picking up your stuff as it's not even worth getting it for free.

    A pity I do have...
  40. Ohi Milan, chilling out here. I have got a...

    Ohi Milan,

    chilling out here. I have got a place to stay until next summer but not after. And then it will be a good time for a change. Of course only thanks to .net.

    All the best
    Franco
  41. Is Christmas a good time to look for a new job?

    In theory it should be. Becaus of all the people who at christmas parties got fired/dismissed because they punched their manager/annoying colleague or they made a pass at the sexy brunette on the...
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    I'd have to agree with scooter on that. EU is...

    I'd have to agree with scooter on that. EU is getting closer everyday and, despite we will never be like the United States, cultural bareers are increasingly thinner.

    I have recently seen an...
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    That's perfectly logical. Women are objects....

    That's perfectly logical. Women are objects. :smile
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    Yes, enjoy the sun these days because you are not...

    Yes, enjoy the sun these days because you are not going to see it again until may-june next year. :wink
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    Nobody has mentioned so far two points: 1) The...

    Nobody has mentioned so far two points:

    1) The weather - it has to be the worst in the world. So dull and cold that even Britain's weather in comparison looks like a mediterranean one.

    2) The...
  46. He specializes in the one that is brown and with...

    He specializes in the one that is brown and with a smell that makes you wish the wind could change direction quickly.
  47. I'd expect him, at least on the way out, to...

    I'd expect him, at least on the way out, to behave differently than the usual way.
  48. I wasn't talking about sasguru sexual life.

    I wasn't talking about sasguru sexual life.
  49. Sorry if that was not clear. My point was that...

    Sorry if that was not clear. My point was that even jobs with niche skills which used to command a very high salary are now just in the range of an average engineering job, meaning that the golden...
  50. Hi Mark, we spoke once. :wave: Still in Bern?...

    Hi Mark, we spoke once. :wave:

    Still in Bern?

    Well I am in the most beautiful part of CH but the unluckiest one for jobs and salaries. A difficult choice and we are still struggling to...
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