201p

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    201p got a reaction from SpectrumFX in New Presidential Cycle and the Possible Secular Bull Market in Socks.   
    Something up with Bitcoin

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    201p got a reaction from onlyme in Favourite Youtube Videos   
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    201p got a reaction from onlyme in The texting mp   
    There are 650 MPs. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_MPs_elected_in_the_United_Kingdom_general_election,_2017)
    If you take the UK population as 66m (http://www.worldometers.info/world-population/uk-population/)
    If you become an MP that puts you in the top 0.001%
    (650/66,000,000)*100% = 0.00098484848 %
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    You need to think about your behaviour in such a "privileged" position. 
    This is where "check your privileged" applies.
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    201p got a reaction from One percent in Frozen Sweetcorn   
    I have not heard about this yet - thank you.
    This has been drip drip drip - earlier reports from the 4th. But not reaching a crescendo yet.
     
    With this heat wave there may have been a break in the cold chain.
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    201p reacted to spygirl in The texting mp   
    Top???
     
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    201p reacted to Battenberg in Frozen Sweetcorn   
    There are fears over some frozen veg packs carrying the risk of listeria. 
    https://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/news/uk-world-news/listeria-aldi-lidl-tesco-sainsburys-14906461
    Just in case anyone has any of these in their freezer.
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    201p got a reaction from One percent in Frozen Sweetcorn   
    I have not heard about this yet - thank you.
    This has been drip drip drip - earlier reports from the 4th. But not reaching a crescendo yet.
     
    With this heat wave there may have been a break in the cold chain.
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    201p got a reaction from WorkingPoor in World Cup 2018 - Knockout Stage   
    It was a bit like, get a free kick or penalty, and then hang on, or keep trying for more free kicks. The ref won't give a second free kick so easily.
    Football teams that play a system are more sustainable (you just fill an injury with another player that fits the "system"), but you end up with more games like this. 
    (A system as opposed to having a star player like Messi, and a team playing around him.)
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    201p reacted to Austin Allegro in Taxcreditapocalypse   
    Absolutely cracking book which should be read by all Dosbodderers. It's hard to believe it was written in the 1840s. 
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    201p got a reaction from mattydread in Get rid of your paddling pool - you might drown burglars and be sued.   
    OK we're still the laughing stock of the world. 
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    201p got a reaction from Inoperational Bumblebee in Taxcreditapocalypse   
    This story would be a great addition to the Madness of Crowds book. Every now and again these "mania" or viral events happen, and it is really interesting to dissect it.
    These are the magic ingredients:
    If you can utilitise social media to promote an event (I guess, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook helped), offer something for children (the parent has promised their child a toy today, emotionally they are committed), and a discount, people will wait in line for hours. All people carry a portable entertainment device at all times, so queues aren't a problem. In fact people appear to be more likely to join a crowd, because if other people are doing it, it must be a good thing. "Herd"/safety in numbers instinct.
    This is the stuff of corporate boardroom dreams - well until it was too popular.
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    201p got a reaction from the gardener in World Cup 2018 - Knockout Stage   
    Unlucky - lady luck not on England's side tonight.
     
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    201p got a reaction from Bedrag Justesen in Never knowingly told some to fuck off   
    Recommend to put play setting to 2x speed!
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    201p got a reaction from DTMark in I'm a BLT   
    (!)They were onto identity politics in that film
     
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    201p got a reaction from DTMark in I'm a BLT   
    (!)They were onto identity politics in that film
     
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    201p reacted to unregistered_guest in I'm a BLT   
    With a woman in the lead role?
    "I'm Brian, and so is my husband!"
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    201p got a reaction from WorkingPoor in Japan: a kick arse culture   
    Take down all statues of Yoga.
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    201p reacted to SNACR in Never knowingly told some to fuck off   
    Got straight to source. I would assume anything on ebay as being already cherry picked.
    https://www.argosclearance.co.uk/CategoryListings.aspx?Id=16
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    201p got a reaction from Bedrag Justesen in Never knowingly told some to fuck off   
    You can buy pallets of returned electrical on ebay. Most of the stuff probably works with a bit of tinkering.
    E.g 
    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Branded-Electrical-Unchecked-Customer-Returns-Pallet-RRP-3450-REF-14700/232831394825?hash=item3635d52409:g:1QUAAOSwHPNbB8sY
    There's lots of these listings.
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    201p got a reaction from Inoperational Bumblebee in Refusing Promotion at Work (or not)   
    The Game Of Life (instructions are not given to everyone)
    Step 1. Pay off all bad debt, such as credit cards. As opposed to good debt,  which may not be for everyone.
    Step 2 Minimise expenses - bills, outgoings etc.
    Step 3 Maximize passive income. Royalties, Dividends, Ad revenue, Rents (!) etc.
    Step 4. When passive income pays for your expenses; you are financially free. You WIN.
     
    In 1000 years, none of this will matter. Only probably McDonalds will still exist - your company's legacy >insert name< may not.
     
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    201p got a reaction from Inoperational Bumblebee in Refusing Promotion at Work (or not)   
    The Game Of Life (instructions are not given to everyone)
    Step 1. Pay off all bad debt, such as credit cards. As opposed to good debt,  which may not be for everyone.
    Step 2 Minimise expenses - bills, outgoings etc.
    Step 3 Maximize passive income. Royalties, Dividends, Ad revenue, Rents (!) etc.
    Step 4. When passive income pays for your expenses; you are financially free. You WIN.
     
    In 1000 years, none of this will matter. Only probably McDonalds will still exist - your company's legacy >insert name< may not.
     
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    201p got a reaction from Inoperational Bumblebee in Refusing Promotion at Work (or not)   
    The "job" is to pay the basic bills, and for you to build your own asset base or business and passive income. It is only the launch pad to much greater things.
    That is where the REAL money is made.
    You have only one pair of hands, which can only do so much work.
    But imagine if you had 100 pairs of hands that worked for you, and even earned money in your sleep.
     
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    201p got a reaction from gilf in Never knowingly told some to fuck off   
    It's a fight back to the threat of demonisation of their business by the mobilisation of social media. In the past people would threaten to go to the papers. Today they mobilise social media that >insert business< is evil.
    So the only way to mitigate, is damage control. We basically don't want your custom.
    Weatherspoons I believe has already shut down their twitter, instagram and facebook account, because too much time is spent dealing with many small issues. And you get the chancers that want a free gift voucher for the "inconvenience caused".
     
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    The TV issue - this maybe some genuine issue with his connection or maybe he plays Battlefront, and you need a fast refresh rate TV. Or ideally a proper monitor. This isn't JL fault but in the old days, a TV was a TV, rather than a multi platform smart TV that does everything. A TV thatis a jack of all trades is a master of none.
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    201p got a reaction from sarahbell in Never knowingly told some to fuck off   
    His best solution is to get him a CRT TV. Bring back the CRT TV!

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    201p got a reaction from sarahbell in Never knowingly told some to fuck off   
    His best solution is to get him a CRT TV. Bring back the CRT TV!