Re: Every job loss is sad
The 'standard joke' is diametrically opposed to reality, though. Pretty obviously, the tracking involved with Uber makes attacks vanishibgly rare compared to normal cabs.
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Doctors are called Dr, unless they're surgeons in which case their title is Mr(s). Cardiac surgeons on planes have been told to go back to their seats and stop interfering with Dr whoever, the retired GP, trying to deal with a heart attack patient. In one instance the flight crew insisted a non-medical PhD was the doctor, but fortunately the PhD had a top cardiac surgeon on hand for advice :)
I'm pretty sure 5g is harmful, which is why all 5g phones emit a cancellation field. It's only people who don't carry a 5g phone who are at risk...
If you're going to mess with their heads, tell them they're naive sheeple who haven't understood the full awfulness of the conspiracy.
Both Corbyns are fruitloops selling conspiracy theories to other fruitloops. Piers is a weather geek who claims to have a psychic method for predicting the weather, and says climate change is nonsense, while Jez believes in, and spreads, the Socialism of Fools and its attached Nazi conspiracy theories.
Ah, no. I'm in the third category: people who have a Dremel available to borrow, so can use it for the few things it's good for*, without needing to justify the cost.
(*Cutting in very restricted spaces, can't think of anything else offhand.)
Now I come to think of it, last time I borrowed it I had to fix the motor winding.
Solvent welding is using solvents to melt plastics - just like airfix kits etc, or the more grown up version, plastic pipes. It is, at a guess, made much like alcohol hand cleanser, but with a solvent instead.
The point is that it's a weld, not a glued joint. Works incredibly well sometimes - things that have broken off, e.g., join back together perfectly along the fault line (more often than any other way, at least). And it has the great advantage that if you try and use it on incompatible plastics it just evaporates without doing anything or leaving any residue.
Google solvent cement. Screwfix etc have it.
One place, I had a work order cross my desk. Remove door to server room, widen doorway, fit new door. Quite apart from the effect this would have on existing servers, there was no reason for it - the door was fine.
Turned out some idiot had a new unit to install, and was convinced it wouldn't fit through the door because it was 120cm wide. 30cm 'long', though. Yes. They just needed to turn it through 90 degrees.
Pretty sure that if I hadn't made sure they were elsewhere, they were the type to pull out a saw and hack away at the wall instead.
In the UK you can get a ticket for breaking the lights despite the front of the car passing before they turned red, if the back of the car doesn't make it over the line in time. But really, that's only going to happen in situations where you could and should have stopped.
The tax system isn't broken, it's deliberately designed to work this way: corporation tax is a bad tax, and the EU tax laws were designed to encourage tax competition so as to drive it down to zero.
There's no such thing as a tax loophole, thanks to the general anti-avoidance principle. Anything that's just a sham has no weight.
" My personal opinion is that everyone's premium is as high as possible dependant upon how likely you are to go elsewhere"
Insurance is an incredibly competitive market. If you don't bother to shop around, you're an idiot. If you do, you'll get the best possible price.
It's also interesting to note that the UK had absolutely no controls on immigration up until just the point where the British Empire started to decline. Correlation isn't causation, of course.
Notable too that Germans were there on our side at Trafalgar, just as at every other major British battle in history other than the (admittedly rather large) anomaly of the two World Wars in the 20th century. The EU thing might have worked out better if we'd done the traditional thing and allied with the Germans against the French (politically speaking, natch*).
*Although come to think of it, even UKIPers would probably change their minds about the EU if we could use it to abolish France.
There was also an element of protection in 'lose the battle, win the war' if it all went wrong: the British had much better access to suitable wood to build ships' hulls out of than the French, so even in the even that the French caused somewhat more damage, the long-term effects would still be in Britain's favour.
What the f--- has the Reg got itself into here? Bandera was a Nazi. Bandera-philes are neo-Nazis. The USSR did not invade Poland when Germany did, they had to finish up another war and didn't get round to even declaring war on Poland until 16 days after Germany invaded, so the Court seems to be right on the history.
It is unquestionably true that the German attack would not have succeeded as swiftly as it did with Russian help, but that's not the point: an overtly Holocaust-denying blogger has been slapped-down for getting the basic facts wrong.
"So for example Starbucks claim that Starbucks UK makes no profit on any coffee sold in the UK because for every £1 worth of coffee they sell they have to pay £1.01 to Starbucks Logo Inc of some tax haven somewhere. This sort of thing is just pure bollocks"
Pure bollocks indeed, since that's just fiction. Starbucks didn't make a profit in the UK because they paid too much for their leases, end of story. They paid the market rate for their coffee (which we know because they also sold coffee to others, at the same price), as the law requires them to do - and if they hadn't, then they'd be moving profits _from_ Switzerland _to_ the UK, since their coffee purchasing and processing does actually happen in Switzerland (along with most of Europe's).
This really is all just some not very well-disguised antisemitic propaganda, and it's a crying shame that so many gullible dupes like you have fallen for it.
Tor has always been compromised. It was built as a honeytrap with US government funding. People who use it are kidding themselves if they think there is any security at all as a result of using it.
Tor's full name is 31-tor - which is ROT-13 backwards. .
I see the Snowdonites get ever more desperate in their attempts to pretend he released any novel information. Of course, anyone with any interest in the subject knew all this already, so all the author has done is to demonstrate that he'd never given it a moment's thought until recently.
As must be completely obvious, the law was not made in secret. It's been publicly referred to over the years as the justification for various government actions.
Whatever happened to the Reg having journalistic integrity and cherishing old-fashioned ethics? This is undisclosed advertorial, and the Hawker is lying to drum up business.
"why not simply consolidate the servers onto European soil?"
No, that's the wrong way around. Just have everything outside the EU, and then when customers send you their data, they're the ones doing the exporting. It's not like anyone bar a few crypto-geeks and similar actually cares about this stuff.