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    I read some press reports about some UK banks...

    I read some press reports about some UK banks closing EU Expat customer accounts come 31 Dec due to lack of passporting rights. LLoyds and Barclays apparently and Natwest still sat on the fence.
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    A long time ago, when I was in the second year of...

    A long time ago, when I was in the second year of secondary school, our maths teacher introduced us to a little bit of history and a man called Jakow Trachtenberg. After a brief history of his life,...
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    Colleague sent e-mail confirming he has Covid on...

    Colleague sent e-mail confirming he has Covid on Friday. Close call for the whole department to self isolate but colleague went into isolation just in time. I can see work going back to home office...
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    ^ We, like others I know, would return if we...

    ^ We, like others I know, would return if we could quarantine at our home in the same manner as we did in March. Two negative tests a week apart and prior to travel should be enough to allow domestic...
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    Sticky: Blackmail them for a bottle of Cognac a day...

    Blackmail them for a bottle of Cognac a day...
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    ^ There are a large number of retired, long-stay...

    ^ There are a large number of retired, long-stay tourists that own/share accommodation and enjoy Thailand during the European winter months. Thailand doesn't want to lose this segment of the industry...
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    When and where was that? When we returned to...

    When and where was that?

    When we returned to Germany, mid June, the domestic flights were middle seat vacant and the international flight was sardine style. I heard the Thais later dropped the...
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    Elevation lowered, extra velocity activated,...

    Elevation lowered, extra velocity activated, trebuchet inexorably output nectarines...
  9. Thread: Daily Moan

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    ^ Just as long as they have non-reflecting...

    ^ Just as long as they have non-reflecting glass...
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    ^ What's the tail number of that one on your desk...

    ^ What's the tail number of that one on your desk Looper?

    I meant the video directly above but the first video is the same with both having older Vulcans in flight with the "screaming" -200 series...
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    Some trivia for you Vulcan fans...The one shown...

    Some trivia for you Vulcan fans...The one shown flying at the beginning of the above video is not the same as the ones that flew to the Falklands...can you spot the differences between it and the one...
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    ^ It's in one of the hotels from a list provided...

    ^ It's in one of the hotels from a list provided by the embassy. A Thai friend was going to go back to Thailand to look after her sick mother but has decided against it. She said the current rules...
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    Looks good tomcat, although I prefer to use...

    Looks good tomcat, although I prefer to use mussels for this dish and whole cherry tomatoes and less garlic with clams.

    I notice you use a chardonnay; I recommend cooking any seafood dish with...
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    You imply that you have seen the document but...

    You imply that you have seen the document but have failed to provide a link.

    It is not just the Guardian that have reported on this document and its reasonable worst case scenario. The link below...
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    Covid appears to be closing its net... ...

    Covid appears to be closing its net...

    Colleague in next office is off because his wife has covid. He tested negative on Monday and will test again next Monday.

    Colleague in my office has been...
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    Great comeback from Australia. I didn't think...

    Great comeback from Australia. I didn't think they'd even get close after such a poor start.
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    Rashid hasn't had a bowl yet....:england: ...

    Rashid hasn't had a bowl yet....:england:

    There's a bit of depth and a lot of strength in this England side...
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    Ed Miliband really tore into Boris and this...

    Ed Miliband really tore into Boris and this foolhardy bill.

    Any press reports suggesting Boris wasn't humiliated?

    Maybe the Jabber Times or the Daily Switch will jump to defend their hero....
  19. Thread: A nice cup of tea

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    You could always use a french press. I tend to...

    You could always use a french press.

    I tend to drink espresso in the mornings and tea in the afternoon when it's warm and swap to tea in the morning when the temperature drops. Twinings EB is a...
  20. Thread: A nice cup of tea

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    As Cyrille points out, tasting notes on tea bags...

    As Cyrille points out, tasting notes on tea bags is a bit of a joke.

    An afternoon tea that I do enjoy is TWG's Gentleman's Earl Grey, despite the pink tin.
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    ^ Are you confusing the F1 champion with a well...

    ^ Are you confusing the F1 champion with a well known Broadway show?
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    England need a couple of quick wickets before the...

    England need a couple of quick wickets before the game slips beyond them. Finch has to go soon...
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    Ah, the benefits of GS..... Re cloves, always...

    Ah, the benefits of GS.....

    Re cloves, always in a pie but never in a crumble for some reason according to my mum.
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    Alfa Romeo GT 3.2 V6 circa 2007 ~150mph ...

    Alfa Romeo GT 3.2 V6 circa 2007 ~150mph sustained for quite a while from Rostock to Leipzig...had to refuel and calm it for the rest of the journey.

    It was easily my favourite car despite some...
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    Sticky: France is worrying with nearly 20,000 new cases...

    France is worrying with nearly 20,000 new cases in the last 2 days. Spain not looking good either and UK on the increase again.

    I was going to take the wife to Brittany in late October but that...
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    Good news for Ferrari, they weren't last...

    Good news for Ferrari, they weren't last...
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    Bottas will be hacked off with that restart. Can...

    Bottas will be hacked off with that restart. Can he regain second?
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    Ferraris are still running...8 & 10 out of 12...

    Ferraris are still running...8 & 10 out of 12...
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    wasn't it called crème anglaise in home economics...

    wasn't it called crème anglaise in home economics cyrille?
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    Red flag now to clear up the mess...

    Red flag now to clear up the mess...
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    I haven't eaten apple crumble since my mother...

    I haven't eaten apple crumble since my mother died, nearly 20 years ago. Blackberry and apple crumble after a Saturday afternoon picking from the hedgerows was a late August and September ritual...
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    I work as much for pleasure as I do for money. I never bothered with the management positions, preferring to make things work myself. When I retired, back in 2006, I continued to answer people's...
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    Prayuth may just be placating his army colleagues...

    Prayuth may just be placating his army colleagues with his endorsement of the project, however, it will take the King's interest to get it moving.

    The bigger the project the more money can be...
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    I get the feeling that Boris didn't actually...

    I get the feeling that Boris didn't actually understand the implications of the WA that he signed up to. It's as if he has only just become aware of why he needs to get a trade agreement and the...
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    ^ Airbus losses first half of 2020 was ~$2.2bn. ...

    ^ Airbus losses first half of 2020 was ~$2.2bn.
    Airbus airliner production has dropped 40%.
    Airbus plans to cut 15,000 jobs.
    Airbus UK mainly manufactures wings at Broughton and Filton employing...
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    evidence vaguely implies disease ends next...

    evidence vaguely implies disease ends next Christmas Eve
  37. Thread: Daily Moan

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    Ticks! The problem with picking mushrooms in...

    Ticks! The problem with picking mushrooms in German forests is ticks. I cover myself in deet; the wife only did her legs and ended up with several on her arms. They're buggers to spot and remove...
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    should have closed the door on the past and...

    should have closed the door on the past and opened the one to the future.

    Sad way to go Wally...
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    1 across in today's DT cryptic reminded me of...

    1 across in today's DT cryptic reminded me of someone....

    Jabberwock....
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    I'd start by getting an external hd shell to put...

    I'd start by getting an external hd shell to put it in and see if you can read data. I have two different versions of external for old and very old drives. All mine were readable even though I...
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    You do realise that the Withdrawal Agreement was...

    You do realise that the Withdrawal Agreement was ratified by the UK and therefore not a one-sided law as you suggest...

    Breach of such an agreement is against International law not EU law.
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    acoustic cinema, offering ultimate sound...

    acoustic cinema, offering ultimate sound technology, invites customers.
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    The withdrawal agreement, signed last year, is...

    The withdrawal agreement, signed last year, is independent of the trade agreement. It appears Boris and his motley crew are trying to link them with this new Bill. The idea is utterly flawed and...
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    England being generous...145 should be comfy even...

    England being generous...145 should be comfy even
    for the convicts...
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    sorry bit "cooked medium" is even more gay than...

    sorry bit "cooked medium" is even more gay than pumpkin soup.

    cooked is challenging enough!
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    FOS....

    FOS....
  47. Being Thailand they probably wired it all up with...

    Being Thailand they probably wired it all up with house cabling...
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    Sticky: Several European countries with increasing...

    Several European countries with increasing numbers of new infections. I expect another set of restrictions to come into force soon.

    Meanwhile, looks like many high street shops are going to be...
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    ^ I remember a few classmates laughing about...

    ^ I remember a few classmates laughing about cricket until they were old enough to play. It separated the men from the boys in quick order.
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    Indeed, even the cue from Cy didn't bother...

    Indeed, even the cue from Cy didn't bother Buttler...another great innings from him.
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