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    I watched El Camino last night. I wouldn't say...

    I watched El Camino last night. I wouldn't say it's awful, but it's a big disappointment. It's a bit early for spoilers but there aren't many really because from my point of view, nothing really...
  2. If it was cancelling the transaction they'd...

    If it was cancelling the transaction they'd simply undo it at whatever rates were used. But I don't know if transactions can be cancelled, because that implies they can take money out of your account...
  3. Thread: 16 days to go

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    16 days? Possibly more like only 5 or 6

    16 days? Possibly more like only 5 or 6
  4. Would there not be an option to have them simply...

    Would there not be an option to have them simply reverse the transaction, or is that not something that exists?

    Maybe simply agree you'll take it as payment on account for the next 8-10 months.
  5. Thread: Brexit RomComm

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    So even if they DID agree a deal in the next few...

    So even if they DID agree a deal in the next few days, in what way would that be 'agreed' in any practical way? Customs and borders and all that can't just implement new measures overnight.

    Could...
  6. Thread: Brexit RomComm

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    Brexit RomComm

    It's like a classic will-they-won't-they near the end of the penultimate act.
  7. Thread: Mac OS Catalina

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    I have no idea what that means, or implies... Can...

    I have no idea what that means, or implies... Can you elaborate?

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  8. Thread: Mac OS Catalina

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    I've seen quite a few groups advocating against...

    I've seen quite a few groups advocating against upgrading, since it kills their niche interest legacy applications. I own paid applications that fall into this category - there may be newer versions...
  9. Presumably the debt is from rapid growth and...

    Presumably the debt is from rapid growth and buying premises?

    Or does PE run as a franchise?
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    1)It doesn't look like any anuses I ever saw -...

    1)It doesn't look like any anuses I ever saw - but then I've not looked at that many!
    2)Why would an anus automatically strike them as pornographic... says more about the viewer IMO
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    Poll: Maybe you weren't smacked that you can recall....

    Maybe you weren't smacked that you can recall. Your post suggests you may well have been dropped or thrown on your head at a young age.
  12. Poll: Will Boris get a deal agreed with the EU by 31-10-2019?

    Can he pull it out of the bag or is this just filling time?

    Polling...
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    Poll: That's an interesting comparison. I think we can...

    That's an interesting comparison. I think we can agree being physically restrained in such cases is not abuse. Some would claim that you should never even restrain your kids (other than for their...
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    Poll: Loads of people say smacking is terrible and...

    Loads of people say smacking is terrible and never needed, only rational discourse etc. Then you meet their kids and they're little tulips, and their arguments seem somewhat weakened by the evidence...
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    I imagine "closet" is designated the terminology...

    I imagine "closet" is designated the terminology of hate-speak these days.
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    So only gay people want to watch programs...

    So only gay people want to watch programs featuring gay people?

    Such a homophobe. Send them to the correctional camp!
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    Poll: Boasting about your inability to think isn't...

    Boasting about your inability to think isn't helping anyone.
  18. Thread: Get Brexit Done

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    It's "what the population really want"

    It's "what the population really want"
  19. My current understanding is that first of all...

    My current understanding is that first of all this is all raw TCP/IP, you build a message byte-by-byte in a very exact way and then send it over ethernet. This message says "I want to receive a...
  20. Yes, because there are people here I trust.

    Yes, because there are people here I trust.
  21. Google doesn't know if the information is correct...

    Google doesn't know if the information is correct or trustworthy... relying on whatever Google finds is not good practice.
  22. Is it still a legal requirement to show your company details on your website?

    What are the current rules here? I ask because we're looking for a local accountant for a new business and one that is listed as a FreeAgent partner displays neither their address nor company number...
  23. Guarding your back.

    Guarding your back.
  24. The open connection thing may very well be my...

    The open connection thing may very well be my rustiness on low-level network coding, possibly it just sends stuff to our monitored port which does sound a bit more sensible.

    Why there are multiple...
  25. Are films about gladiators a BIK, even if you...

    Are films about gladiators a BIK, even if you work in MMA?
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    Well he didn't do a special degree, he did...

    Well he didn't do a special degree, he did Classics, for which he got a scholarship. He did 'only' get a 2:1 but from Oxford that's hardly shabby.
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    I haven't studied classics to know how it...

    I haven't studied classics to know how it compares to a scientific or history degree (which are both rigorous) but my understanding is there are no easy degrees in Oxford or Cambridge. And you do not...
  28. I don't remember a 3 day working week under...

    I don't remember a 3 day working week under Blair/Brown.
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    The bumbling Boris thing is an act, or at least a...

    The bumbling Boris thing is an act, or at least a persona. If you look at his education and his writings he's clearly able to express eloquent positions in quite deliberately chosen tones. He's a...
  30. Thanks. I am still deciphering the communication...

    Thanks. I am still deciphering the communication documentation but I think we maintain an open port to each remote source and it pushes updates to us. Which probably would mean a worker thread...
  31. We're not using Azure, so I guess the short...

    We're not using Azure, so I guess the short answer is "no" :)
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    I've decided I'm going to give some cheaper ones...

    I've decided I'm going to give some cheaper ones another go - I'll up to 2 more - and if the problems I see are common I'll try something higher price since I can return easily.

    It seems that...
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    Indeed. I find it remarkable after all these...

    Indeed. I find it remarkable after all these years of planning and strategising and manoeuvring that such a clever guy could make such a hash of it, so quickly. I don't like him and I don't know I...
  34. Only 5 errors in 9 words, well done.

    Only 5 errors in 9 words, well done.
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    I heard another suggestion he might trigger a...

    I heard another suggestion he might trigger a vote of no confidence in his own government... would that mean the government gets to control the timetable?
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    It'll be interesting how much of the vote goes to...

    It'll be interesting how much of the vote goes to Brexit and LibDems as this becomes a Brexit election. Renewed cries about FPTP inadequacies for sure :)

    Assuming of course we don't Brexit before...
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    Are you being deliberately obtuse? Or would you...

    Are you being deliberately obtuse? Or would you like someone to explain the differences?
  38. How would you design a background C# application to accept external commands?

    I want to write an application which will run in the background, gathering data from multiple sources (remote devices) and aggregating into a DB; my preference is C# and that's how we do most things...
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    There was a leadership contest constituting...

    There was a leadership contest constituting several rounds of voting before the party membership had the final say. How long did that process take - would we have a new party leader before Oct 31?
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    Go back and read my question. I'm not asking why...

    Go back and read my question. I'm not asking why he should morally resign, but how it is in the interests of the Remain camp that he do so.
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    Is that by law or simply etiquette that a...

    Is that by law or simply etiquette that a resigning PM retains the role? The text of the law says (IIRC) "Prime Minister" NOT "Acting Prime Minister".
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    Does the article talk about physiological aspects...

    Does the article talk about physiological aspects e.g. your brain telling your body it's hungry when it doesn't need food?

    While I broadly feel it comes down to individual choice, that's a cop-out...
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    Why the calls for Boris to resign?

    Pragmatically, if BJ did decide to resign surely this would trigger a new leadership contest which could take us past Oct31?
    Equally, the opposition do not want a GE.

    If the PM DID resign then...
  44. We won't have fields, they'll all be new-build...

    We won't have fields, they'll all be new-build housing soon.
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    I'm not so sure. I think on a matter of such...

    I'm not so sure. I think on a matter of such import, MPs might defy the whip if it were enforced. And JC is the one party leader I might see allowing a free vote (obviously SNP and LD will block-vote)
  46. They're also promising a 4 day working week today.

    They're also promising a 4 day working week today.
  47. Seems unlikely, or the headline would be about...

    Seems unlikely, or the headline would be about banning private schools entirely.
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    All quiet for a couple of days

    A whole weekend without Brexit headlines, how nice.

    So let's suppose Boris DOES pull a deal out of the hat that both he and the EU are happy with. Does anyone seriously think it would get accepted...
  49. Lots of parents aren't aspirational, though they...

    Lots of parents aren't aspirational, though they might tend to be people who don't vote anyway. There definitely are a lot of voters who are ideologically opposed to private schools BUT equally there...
  50. Thread: Snowflake

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    They don't have megaphones. And even so, they...

    They don't have megaphones. And even so, they don't shout swear words during a live televised address.

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