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>> No. 431358 Anonymous
15th October 2019
Tuesday 5:53 pm
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Alright lads, I need some input on whether to move to the other side of the world. (Yes I posted >>13299 but I can't delete the thread because it has too many replies).

I'm consulting friends, family and now this place as none of you know me and can be as unbiased and not care about hurting my feelings. Yes I know ultimately it also has to be my decision.

With that said, have any of you lads ever been to NZ? Lived there? Know people that lived there? Lived anywhere that's not the UK? It's a small country but trying to find anybody who has actually lived there is a bit of a pain.

I've been offered a job I wasn't expecting, it's more money (About 100k NZ dollars which is about 50k GBP), it's in a well known place and it means that I'll get lots of fresh air, lots of nice scenery and compared to living in London I can afford my own one bed/studio rather than a houseshare with strangers.

That said, I'm worried it just looks...well... boring. I love the outdoors, but it seems like you really have to enjoy that and the isolation, otherwise it's fucking lonely. London has its faults, but I'm never bored, I have my network here and I have lots I can do here, even if it can be a bit polluted and grimy at times.

Having consulted with people I know (even my gf), they all think it's ridiculous not to take it and try it out and if it's shit come back after a year or so, find a new job and carry on living my London life. My gf said if it's good she will come visit and then come and join me after 6 months or so.

Any of you lads got any opinions on NZ or wanna shout out things in general to consider about moving abroad? I've only ever lived in the UK so I feel like I am trying to weigh up the wrong things.
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>> No. 431673 Anonymous
23rd October 2019
Wednesday 7:50 am
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I'm going.

Made my decision, gonnagive it a whirl.
>> No. 431677 Anonymous
23rd October 2019
Wednesday 2:13 pm
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Been curious about NZ myself, let us know how it goes mate.
>> No. 431693 Anonymous
23rd October 2019
Wednesday 8:00 pm
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Good for you lad.
>> No. 431717 Anonymous
24th October 2019
Thursday 4:58 pm
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Thanks lad will do.

As these things typically happen my referee is away for a while so it's holding me up slightly but I should be there by the start of next year and will update some point then.

Thanks lad and thanks to all you lads for the advice.

Hope there's not some sort of location block on accessing this site that the mods have turned on.
>> No. 431720 Anonymous
24th October 2019
Thursday 5:58 pm
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>Hope there's not some sort of location block on accessing this site that the mods have turned on.
I hope so, you kiwi turncoat. How dare you escape our sinking isle to a land of quantifiably higher living standards.

Have a great time, lad.


>> No. 64189 Searchfag
21st October 2019
Monday 4:58 pm
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When I say BBC what is the first thing that comes to mind?

British Broadcasting Corporation?
big black cock?
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>> No. 64199 Anonymous
21st October 2019
Monday 10:56 pm
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When I say SS, what is the first thing that comes to mind?
Senior staff?

You are on my list my friend list :3
>> No. 64200 Auntiefucker
21st October 2019
Monday 11:35 pm
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I actually thought of the linux command first. For shame.
>> No. 64201 Auntiefucker
22nd October 2019
Tuesday 4:33 pm
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>> No. 64205 Searchfag
22nd October 2019
Tuesday 7:55 pm
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Those old Chevy muscle cars with SS badging.
>> No. 64212 Are Moaty
23rd October 2019
Wednesday 10:45 pm
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That's Cardiff, you dafty.



>> No. 51150 Anonymous
8th October 2013
Tuesday 9:23 pm
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Young adults in England have scored among the lowest results in the industrialised world in international literacy and numeracy tests.

A major study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) shows how England's 16 to 24-year-olds are falling behind their Asian and European counterparts. England is 22nd for literacy and 21st for numeracy out of 24 countries.

Unlike other developed countries, the study also showed that young people in England are no better at these tests than older people, in the 55 to 65 age range. When this is weighted with other factors, such as the socio-economic background of people taking the test, it shows that England is the only country in the survey where results are going backwards - with the older cohort better than the younger.

Cue lots of finger pointing and nothing changing.
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>> No. 86930 Anonymous
23rd October 2019
Wednesday 12:24 pm
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There's also a great deal of careers that, once you're about three or four years in, your degree isn't worth mentioning anyway. I don't typically include it in my CV, just simply don't have to.

Apprenticeships seem like a Very Good Idea, a way to get people's feet in doors and get them qualified in an actual, useful way.
>> No. 86931 Anonymous
23rd October 2019
Wednesday 1:30 pm
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Until they turn you down for being a useless cunt.
>> No. 86932 Anonymous
23rd October 2019
Wednesday 2:17 pm
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>Most people go to university because they believe it'll improve their employment prospects. You might think that's terribly mercenary, but it's true.

This is a strong statement that I think you really need to justify with data. I imagine employment are one part of a broad array of motivations to go to university -- but even if you're just looking at employment prospects, I think there's more too it than just raw earning power. Things like control over work, interesting and comfortable work, better negotiating power, broader cultural understandings.

People may not always be able to articulate these factors, but they're all part of the package of a perceived "better life".

That's been my personal experience, too. I was nearly discouraged from pursuing education on the grounds that I might not get a job out of it. Sticking with it was the best decision I ever made, because it enriched my life in countless ways and gave me ideas for what I wanted to do. Ironically, this also allowed me to earn decent money.
>> No. 86933 Anonymous
23rd October 2019
Wednesday 4:32 pm
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>This is a strong statement that I think you really need to justify with data.
>That's been my personal experience

Oh, lad.

My personal experience is that most people went to university because they didn't know what they wanted to do in life so it was preferable to spend three years getting pissed and putting off having to search for a job. A fair bit of herd following.

The number of 'good degrees' did not increase at the anywhere near the rate of people applying to university.
>> No. 86934 Anonymous
23rd October 2019
Wednesday 6:28 pm
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I took pains to emphasise "my personal experience" precisely because I don't think it's representative of the whole population.

My point was that my personal experience directly contradicts yours, and we could probably both do with something more reliable before we try to speak on as big a question as "why do people go to university?".


>> No. 430713 Anonymous
23rd September 2019
Monday 12:18 pm
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Boy, 12, nearly lost his testicles due to ‘bangcock’ school craze

What were the crazes when you were at school, lads?
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>> No. 431660 Anonymous
22nd October 2019
Tuesday 8:23 pm
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Alright fucking Rees Mogg, where did you go to school that you could afford to spend more than coppers to bruise another kid's shins?

Anything above a 5p was best saved, until you spotted one of the vending machines had got stuck so you could make it spill out two packs of polos or fizzy jerks for the price of one.
>> No. 431668 Anonymous
22nd October 2019
Tuesday 10:43 pm
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yea the 50ps hurt the most cos of the edges
>> No. 431669 Anonymous
22nd October 2019
Tuesday 10:43 pm
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yea the 50ps hurt the most cos of the edges
>> No. 431670 Anonymous
22nd October 2019
Tuesday 11:11 pm
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Some of you probably grew up with the miniature 50ps of today.
>> No. 431671 Anonymous
23rd October 2019
Wednesday 12:24 am
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When I were a lad, you could eat your dinner off a 50p piece they were that big. As long as you didn't have too much gravy at least.


>> No. 64208 Billbob
22nd October 2019
Tuesday 10:08 pm
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>> No. 20447 Anonymous
16th October 2019
Wednesday 8:45 pm
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'Josef the Austrian' who rented farmhouse where family 'waited for end times' for nine years is arrested for imprisoning them in 'secret room' as it emerges some of the 'victims' can no longer speak

What the fuck is it with Austrians?
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>> No. 20456 Anonymous
16th October 2019
Wednesday 11:37 pm
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I heard about it on the BBC's Global News Podcast and it seemed that no one was terribly sure what was actually going on.

Apparently the first thing the absolute lad who made a break for it did was go to the pub and sink five pints, so I'm thinking the beer ran out and that was the final straw.
>> No. 20458 Anonymous
17th October 2019
Thursday 2:10 am
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>What the fuck is it with Austrians?

>In a bizarre attempt to defend his conduct he said Hitler’s Germany had instilled “a high regard for decency and uprightness” in him.

Next thing we'll know, they were all just following orders.
>> No. 20459 Anonymous
17th October 2019
Thursday 7:05 am
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They sound a bit complicit in the whole thing.
>> No. 20461 Anonymous
18th October 2019
Friday 12:53 pm
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>The father of a family that spent nearly a decade living in a secret room in a Dutch farmhouse once belonged to the Rev Sun Myung Moon’s controversial Unification church and was trying to found a cult of his own, Dutch media have reported.

The plot thickens.
>> No. 20504 Anonymous
22nd October 2019
Tuesday 1:05 am
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I've thought about starting my own cult. I'm already a quite narcissistic personality, and the thought of people worshipping me and throwing all their money at me seems more appealing to me than it ever should. Even if the average person will never be so gullible, all it takes is a few dozen people who are willing to blow their life savings on the prospect of eternal salvation, and you're golden.

Or maybe I'll start selling esoteric items on eBay or Amazon. There seem to be huge profit margins if you convince people that quite ordinary items that you can make from £10 worth of raw materials possess healing powers:


>> No. 430168 Anonymous
4th September 2019
Wednesday 7:08 am
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When was the last time you committed a random act of kindness and what was it?
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>> No. 431631 Anonymous
21st October 2019
Monday 9:24 pm
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She's selling nudes now, 3 pictures for £30. Seems like a bit of a stretch. Maybe we could all chip in though, and get her to do a weird britfa set.
>> No. 431637 Anonymous
21st October 2019
Monday 10:41 pm
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I'd let her to do a art ho plushie iykwim
>> No. 431638 Anonymous
21st October 2019
Monday 11:17 pm
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Oh no that's awful, where?
>> No. 431639 Anonymous
21st October 2019
Monday 11:21 pm
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This is the driving mindset behind roughtly 75% of the Daily Mail's journalist output.
>> No. 431641 Anonymous
21st October 2019
Monday 11:48 pm
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I was thinking of

but you're not wrong.


>> No. 85279 Anonymous
20th March 2019
Wednesday 8:45 pm
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I think the UK has become like one of those girlfriends that's always threatening to dump you, but never does.
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>> No. 86483 Anonymous
10th August 2019
Saturday 1:35 pm
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We should definitely build more boats though.
>> No. 86922 Anonymous
19th October 2019
Saturday 1:46 pm
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Are Western freedoms even worth it if we don't get bangers like this?

>> No. 86923 Anonymous
19th October 2019
Saturday 6:26 pm
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>>86922 That's splendid.

Have I just ignored / missed a load of songs (protest or otherwise) about IIIWW? Surely there have been some. (quick trawl of youtube later: sweet christ. I really wish I hadn't).
So: any decent songs about it? Either side.
>> No. 86924 Anonymous
19th October 2019
Saturday 7:34 pm
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This will never be beaten.
>> No. 86925 Anonymous
19th October 2019
Saturday 8:21 pm
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Oh no, the BRILLIANCE is spreading.


>> No. 64184 Crabkiller
18th October 2019
Friday 5:21 pm
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>> No. 64185 Billbob
18th October 2019
Friday 5:32 pm
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>> No. 64186 YubYub
18th October 2019
Friday 6:11 pm
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It's the first time in a while something on the internet has been so edgy that it's made me actually say "oh wow" out loud.

Shared on Facebook by someone who, unsurprisingly, is a massive Corbyn fan and on the dole.
>> No. 64187 Moralfag
19th October 2019
Saturday 11:23 am
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What a shit meme. It's not even in the right font.
>> No. 64188 Billbob
19th October 2019
Saturday 12:39 pm
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Image macro. Not meme. Image macro.


>> No. 28846 Anonymous
24th August 2019
Saturday 10:06 am
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Has anyone here managed to cure their hard-flaccid?

I'm nearly 40 and I've had this since i was about 12. I think it was caused by bad masturbation technique in which I'd tense up my kegel muscles to achieve quicker orgasm.

Is it too late to cure now?
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>> No. 28865 Anonymous
25th August 2019
Sunday 12:31 am
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I'm younger than you, and it's not the same thing... But I messed up my penis as a teenager and for a good decade it would only get hard in parts/lumps unless I massaged it to help the blood get to the parts it was supposed to go.

My condition eventually got better.
>> No. 28877 Anonymous
26th August 2019
Monday 11:40 am
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Yesterday I bought eggs for the first time in ages and i think it's because of this thread.
>> No. 28879 Anonymous
26th August 2019
Monday 4:21 pm
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Big Egg shilling on .gs, m8. What a world.
>> No. 28880 Anonymous
26th August 2019
Monday 6:57 pm
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Big Egg shelling
>> No. 29014 Anonymous
18th October 2019
Friday 1:16 pm
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>> No. 86507 Anonymous
28th August 2019
Wednesday 10:41 am
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Government asks Queen to suspend Parliament

The government has asked the Queen to suspend Parliament just days after MPs return to work in September - and only a few weeks before the IIIWW deadline.

Boris Johnson said a Queen's Speech would take place after the suspension, on 14 October, to outline his "very exciting agenda". But it means MPs are unlikely to have time to pass laws to stop a no-deal IIIWW on 31 October.

The ride never ends!
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>> No. 86917 Anonymous
17th October 2019
Thursday 10:09 pm
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Hooray, we just need to bung the DUP several billion pounds, take the ERG out on a cruise down the Thames River over Saturday and then... no wait, IIIWW's still fucked.

We're all dead and this is Hell.
>> No. 86918 Anonymous
17th October 2019
Thursday 11:26 pm
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The DUP seem like loathsome miserable people.
>> No. 86919 Anonymous
17th October 2019
Thursday 11:47 pm
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You now understand why the Empire oppressed the Irish without a hint of remorse for hundreds of years and we were all better off for it.
>> No. 86920 Anonymous
18th October 2019
Friday 12:36 am
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The DUP have really stumbled into an amazing game with this. Between Northern Ireland seemingly unable to form an executive and their sway over Westminster they have simultaneously locked out any Nationalist voice while dictating the IIIWW process themselves and bringing home the bacon. There's urgent need for government in Northern Ireland but I guess not even they could've predicted how long this would go on.

Not that I really blame them for being prickly. They don't want a hard border over the Irish sea just as the nationalist community don't want one with the Republic only they don't have as many people fighting their corner and seem to be passed over as an inconvenience in Great Britain. It's perfectly legitimate, being British they don't want to be ruled from Dublin or end up as a proto-colony of the EU and unlike IrishPassportlad they're not willing to sacrifice their identity for money.
>> No. 86921 Anonymous
18th October 2019
Friday 9:55 am
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>they're not willing to sacrifice their identity for money.
Thankfully for them, they're willing to sacrifice all sorts of other things for money, like their integrity.

I find it funny that the complexities of the departure and the general shitshow that arises from a lack of functioning government haven't really bothered them but even the slightest hint of a woman getting an abortion and suddenly they're desperate to get around the table.


>> No. 3840 Anonymous
19th September 2013
Thursday 10:03 pm
/£$€¥/3840 Pensions
The OFT have come out and said that many old (i.e. set up before 2001) pension schemes have high charges and offer savers poor value for money. They've also suggested a cap for auto-enrolment schemes, but it's going to be an almost meaningless gesture as you'd be very hard pressed to find a provider offering auto-enrolment terms with annual management charges greater than 1% anyway.

The pension scheme I'm in at work (contribution: 5% employer, 5% employee gross) has management charges of 0.6%, which I'm alright with as it's less than I'd get if I was investing in collectives through an ISA.

However, I've put the charges and contribution details into Invidion's pension calculator for an idea of what I'd get when I'm 65, 40 years from now, and if my salary increases in line with National Average Earnings and I took the 25% tax-free lump sum I'd be looking at a pension in today's terms of 27.5% of my current salary. If I wanted a pension that would be about two-thirds of what I'm earning now then I'll need to contribute, assuming the employer contribution stays at 5%, 15% gross (12% net) of my salary every year for the next four decades. This does depend on what annuity rates will be like then and I'd also be getting the State Pension, as long as they haven't upped the age you receive it to 80 by then.

If it wasn't for the tax relief and my employer matching my contributions then I doubt I'd bother and I'd look into other ways to support myself while I'm in retirement. What about you lads? What are your thoughts on pensions? In my opinion to have any form of decent retirement income you're at the mercy of your employer offering a good pension scheme.
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>> No. 7809 Anonymous
17th October 2019
Thursday 8:28 pm
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Is THAT what you're doing with your VR wankmachine? That's sick that is.
>> No. 7810 Anonymous
17th October 2019
Thursday 8:47 pm
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Well I don't know about you lot but I'm winning the Euromillions tomorrow anyway, so it won't matter.
>> No. 7811 Anonymous
17th October 2019
Thursday 9:59 pm
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I would really like some money.
>> No. 7812 Anonymous
17th October 2019
Thursday 11:25 pm
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If I win, I'll split it with both you lads.
>> No. 7813 Anonymous
18th October 2019
Friday 12:08 am
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I knew my quality posts would pay off in the end.


>> No. 20473 Anonymous
8th March 2016
Tuesday 8:00 pm
/v/20473 Star Trek
If anyone's interested, Voyager and TNG are continually playing at .

Also general Star Trek thread, what do you think of the new movies? What setting would you want a new series to be in?
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>> No. 22943 Anonymous
16th October 2019
Wednesday 11:04 am
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I respectfully disagree.

TOS - any episode with Harry Mudd

TNG - any episode with Lwaxana Troi

If I put Star Trek on and it's a Mudd episode or a Troi's Mum episode, I instantly switch channels.
>> No. 22944 Anonymous
16th October 2019
Wednesday 12:10 pm
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>TNG - any episode with Lwaxana Troi
I really like that character though. She's irritating but there's heart and purpose behind it.

And she's well fit.
>> No. 22945 Anonymous
16th October 2019
Wednesday 8:36 pm
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Lwaxana even appears to fuck up a few DS9 episodes, though strangely the character seems to work slightly better in that setting.
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17th October 2019
Thursday 9:24 am
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Not as fit as her daughter though. Christ, can you imagine Deanna when she's going through that thing where a Betazoid's sex drive quadruples or even more?
>> No. 22947 Anonymous
17th October 2019
Thursday 7:02 pm
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Well, at least we can agree she felt better in DS9 where she served a purpose and had good chemistry. Much like the poster above you, I actually quite like her though. She feels like a real person, a big kid and hopeless romantic who is the stern silent types worst nightmare (Worf/Odo). I've known plenty of women like that, albeit it is the childless 30-50 something with unicorn shit all over the place.

I still think that it would've been better for Worf and Troi to end up together and for Mr. Woof to suffer an in-law who torments him but is good for his son. Worf in DS9 wasn't my cup of tea if I'm honest, he abandoned his kid and everything. What the fuck.


>> No. 19531 Anonymous
20th June 2019
Thursday 12:25 am
/news/19531 Porn Ban Binned (for a time)

>The UK’s age-verification system for online pornography is expected to be delayed indefinitely, just weeks before it is due to be launched.

>A delay could see the issue of age verification fall under the responsibility of whoever wins the contest to be prime minister, such as the frontrunner Boris Johnson.

>The age block was due to be one of the first of its kind anywhere in the democratic world. Websites that refused to implement the checks face being blocked by UK internet service providers or having their access to payment services withdrawn.

>Age verification was first proposed in the run-up to the 2015 general election by Sajid Javid, when he was culture secretary in the coalition government. However, despite coming close to completion the government has struggled with the details of implementing the policy.

So no, otherlad, the porn ban is not for real. And I have to assume the use of "coming close close to completion" was not an incidental one by the Guardian.
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>> No. 19533 Anonymous
20th June 2019
Thursday 1:02 am
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It's already been delayed twice. It's stuck in some weird slow-motion race of unworkable policies, glaring at Brexit like a match sprinter on the upper banking.

>> No. 19534 Anonymous
20th June 2019
Thursday 1:07 am
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Absolute fucking waste of time and money to begin with. So yeah I guess also like Brexit.
>> No. 20442 Anonymous
16th October 2019
Wednesday 8:14 pm
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Aaaand it's gone entirely.

Worryingly Diane Abbott is tweeting in support of it. So don't vote Labour if you like easy access to the wank bank lads.
>> No. 20443 Anonymous
16th October 2019
Wednesday 8:16 pm
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Who in their right mind would vote Labour anyway? I mean who hates having money?
>> No. 20444 Anonymous
16th October 2019
Wednesday 8:22 pm
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I read this thread thinking "didn't I make one just like this months ago?", before checking the date and realising it was this one.


>> No. 64177 Paedofag
15th October 2019
Tuesday 6:34 pm
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If you say "beer can" it sounds like a Jamaican saying "bacon".
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>> No. 64179 Ambulancelad
15th October 2019
Tuesday 6:46 pm
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If you change the "en" in the url of a Wikipedia page to "jam", it sounds like a Jamaican reading it aloud.
>> No. 64180 Paedofag
15th October 2019
Tuesday 6:59 pm
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If you want to speak Irish say "well oil beef hooked."
>> No. 64181 Auntiefucker
15th October 2019
Tuesday 10:42 pm
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But that sounds like a West Country accent.
>> No. 64182 Crabkiller
15th October 2019
Tuesday 10:46 pm
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Oh, wait, no, I was just saying it in a West Country accent.
>> No. 64183 Moralfag
16th October 2019
Wednesday 7:55 am
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>> No. 20431 Anonymous
15th October 2019
Tuesday 7:36 am
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He's dead!
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>> No. 20434 Anonymous
15th October 2019
Tuesday 10:06 pm
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There was something on the BBC News website the other day about how the Sex Offender Treatment Programme increases the rate of reoffending because it ends up normalising sexual assault and they all pick up pointers on how to get away with it next time.
>> No. 20435 Anonymous
15th October 2019
Tuesday 10:13 pm
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Prison is the university for criminals.
>> No. 20436 Anonymous
15th October 2019
Tuesday 10:17 pm
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>Another prisoner, who had himself been a victim of sex abuse as a child, told him he had been asked to give details of what had happened to him in front of paedophiles who had became aroused as a result.

How was this not an obvious outcome.
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15th October 2019
Tuesday 11:17 pm
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16th October 2019
Wednesday 7:05 am
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>> No. 7541 Anonymous
4th June 2019
Tuesday 7:03 am
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One of the UK's most high profile stock-pickers has suspended trading in his largest fund as rising numbers of investors ask for their money back. Neil Woodford said after "an increased level of redemptions", investors would not be allowed to "redeem, purchase or transfer shares" in the fund.

Investors have withdrawn about £560m from the fund over the past four weeks. However, it was a request from Kent County Council to withdraw £250m that led to the suspension.

At its peak, the Woodford Equity Income fund managed £10.2bn worth of assets, such as local authority pension funds. However, it now manages £3.7bn, according to the financial services and research firm Morningstar. Mr Woodford's firm, Woodford Investment Management, is also the biggest investor in Kier Group, the construction and services group which on Monday warned on profits, sending its shares crashing 41%.

"But he hasn't got anything on!" the whole town cried out at last. The Emperor shivered, for he suspected they were right. But he thought, "This procession has got to go on." So he walked more proudly than ever, as his noblemen held high the train that wasn't there at all.
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>> No. 7713 Anonymous
23rd August 2019
Friday 6:05 pm
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>if Grand Designs followed professional housebuilders working on commercial developments

Bland Designs.
>> No. 7717 Anonymous
25th August 2019
Sunday 12:29 pm
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Kevin McCloud at least should have recruited capable financial advisors to help with his scheme. You don't have to have a master's degree in business to be able to be the figurehead of a successful business venture. But if you don't have any training and experience in that field, it's of huge importance to surround yourself with the right people who do, and who can help you turn it into a success.
>> No. 7718 Anonymous
25th August 2019
Sunday 2:47 pm
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Nah, they would definitely have told him not to license his music for free and we'd never have known his name.
>> No. 7797 Anonymous
15th October 2019
Tuesday 8:32 am
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Neil Woodford’s stricken equity income fund to be shut down

Neil Woodford has been sacked from his flagship equity income fund which will now be liquidated, a further chapter in the downfall of the UK’s most high profile active fund manager.

Link Fund Solutions, the income fund’s authorised corporate director, said on Tuesday the fund would be wound up by its administrators, which follows its suspension in June. BlackRock and PJT, the investment bank, will be allocated two parcels of the assets to be sold.

Link said it had been unable to reposition the portfolio into sufficiently liquid assets, and that reopening it would risk a fresh suspension.

>> No. 7798 Anonymous
15th October 2019
Tuesday 9:41 pm
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He's thrown his toys out of the pram about being dismissed from his flagship fund by leaving the other two funds he ran.


>> No. 5103 Anonymous
22nd September 2011
Thursday 9:56 pm
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>> No. 27958 Anonymous
6th December 2018
Thursday 8:24 am
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I think someone has been in my car last night, judging by the glovebox being open and things from there and the compartment next to the gearbox being on the floor. I suppose it was inevitable, having a car that tucks in the wing mirrors when it is locked and a scatterbrained girlfriend who doesn't always remember to lock the car. At least there was nothing for them worth pinching.
>> No. 28392 Anonymous
25th February 2019
Monday 5:08 pm
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I was about two-thirds of the way past a bus when it simultaneously indicated and swerved out from the stop, almost hitting me. Bus drivers are right cunts.
>> No. 29035 Anonymous
4th October 2019
Friday 5:04 pm
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PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE. Use the whole fucking length of the slip road.

Whether the traffic is at a standstill or moving at 70mph, the slip road is there to give you time to filter in without stopping and match the speed of the traffic, or if you absolutely have to stop when there's no space, move to the end of the slip road to make space for the cars behind you to queue (and get off the fucking roundabout too)
>> No. 29067 Anonymous
14th October 2019
Monday 4:45 pm
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Today I watched a police car ignore one of these. ACAB.
>> No. 29068 Anonymous
14th October 2019
Monday 11:32 pm
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Had to use my horn twice in two days.
First was a campervan driver who pulling away mugging like he was looking in the side mirror but due to how he was parked all that would have shown them was the Gregs behind him - not me coming down the road he was pulling in to.
Second was someone who was driving down the road and then just slowed down to a complete stop. No hazard lights, no signs of looking to pull over - just stopped in the middle of the road with no apparent idea someone was behind them.


>> No. 2611 Anonymous
14th October 2019
Monday 1:17 pm
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Does anyone know what this wallpaper pattern is called? I need to get something as close to it as possible.
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>> No. 2618 Anonymous
14th October 2019
Monday 4:46 pm
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This wasn't funny and I posted >>2613 That's how trite your post was.
>> No. 2619 Anonymous
14th October 2019
Monday 4:53 pm
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>I posted >>2613
Then you're in no position to judge.
>> No. 2620 Anonymous
14th October 2019
Monday 6:30 pm
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No, the shit is gone. The cat scratched it all out.
>> No. 2621 Anonymous
14th October 2019
Monday 9:09 pm
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m8, your cat did you a favour, that wallpaper is fucking shite
>> No. 2622 Anonymous
14th October 2019
Monday 9:11 pm
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No, he already said the cat scratched that shite out.


>> No. 5456 Anonymous
4th April 2014
Friday 3:02 am
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This was really good.
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>> No. 7043 Anonymous
25th August 2019
Sunday 11:14 am
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>> No. 7044 Anonymous
3rd September 2019
Tuesday 1:09 pm
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These aren't books though. Doesn't make it worse, it's well written.
I'm sort of guilty rooting for the DPR. Less so with PLR; still, mildly fascinated.
>> No. 7054 Anonymous
11th October 2019
Friday 5:40 pm
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Geoff Thompson's Watch My Back. Quite brutal stuff in there.
>> No. 7055 Anonymous
13th October 2019
Sunday 3:25 pm
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If we were the other place I would have posted the usual 'What I have / What I expected / What I got' strip.
I had thought it would be another 'tales from the operating suite' kind of book. It wasn't; turned out to be a memoir of some fellow on his path to becoming a neurosurgeon, interwoven with a guide on meditation.
Its official site calls it 'part memoir, part inspiration, part practical instruction'. I find this description fitting.
>> No. 7056 Anonymous
14th October 2019
Monday 8:51 pm
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Started reading Old Wizard Moore's Jerusalem. Really enjoying it. Best thing I've read in a while but only 10% into it according to my kindle so will see how it progresses.


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