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    Amazon Prime - take care

    Thanks Mark. Will take another look.
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    Amazon Prime - take care

    I always want to remove my card details after an order, but there doesn't seem to ever be the option. I assume that they must (have to) let you, but have buried the option deep.
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    How do we, ‘wake’ Millennials?

    But only because people just blindly participate in the whole circus. Surely if you question why you went out with 50 quid and now only have change, you look deeper at what happened? Cashless payments are not to make my life as someone who may need to buy things, easier, however much I'm constantly told that this is the case. All cashless payments do is expose your spending habits, and history, to others to whom that information was not previously visible. What happens to that previously unknown information? What is it used for? Who's interested in it? Probably going off on a tangent but, I think it was a while back we had a thread here about "open banking". One of the reasons used to sell that was (is? - I've not heard of it recently) along the lines of "to see your spending habits and let you know when/where you can get a better deal". Really? Back towards the topic though, I'd not like the task of putting these points to the cashless millennials.
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    How do we, ‘wake’ Millennials?

    Sure, that's all good. We're all different, which is kind of the point I suppose. My specific point is just that cash as a payment method is not at all a reason for the slowness of a transaction. Many places I'm sure (entirely a baseless claim) would rather you swipe your apple pay/android pay phone/device/whatever over their PoS device and not bat an eyelid at the expensive bill that they've charged. The other week I was charged just under 20 quid for three beers(!) in a seemingly average pub. I, obviously and visibly shocked, queried what was so special about these beers (before handing over a 20 pound note...). Apparently nothing, just the going rate there. I'm sure people just blindly swipe over the till and don't really acknowledge what they're paying, and companies are a fan of cashless payment for such reasons. I'm sure companies are being charged stupid rents etc for their premises (where applicable), and that no doubt get's reflected in their prices, but that's a separate issue...
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    How do we, ‘wake’ Millennials?

    Not really. 2 beers. "8.10 please" (not ideally, obviously) <hand over a 10 pound note, understanding that 10 quid covers the transaction before it's started> Where's the delay? It's not with the method of payment is it?
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    Billy NoMates - Party Etiquette

    From the photo, there's 16 "places" laid on the table, which visibly appears to be half of the available table space. Looks like the number of 32 is just one table's worth of booking? So were 32 people actually invited, or is it "I booked a table and nobody I invited showed up"?
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    Billy NoMates - Party Etiquette

    Stokie, spelling the word "jodhpurs" correctly? Wtf?!
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    London Fricking Underground/TfL

    Fair enough! The use of the word "service" from me here is probably just from being force fed it in terminology on a day to day basis. You're (I am) just blinded to it being meaningful from the frequency of it's use. Can't disagree with that. Although, just because there's a lack of choice it shouldn't mean that there's a lack of (service) quality.
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    London Fricking Underground/TfL

    There's no danger of that particular event contaminating the delays I was complaining about, just pure underground general not giving a shit attitude being "in play". If the underground employees had to pay as much as the general public using "the service" have to, I'm confident the service would either improve or, more likely, implode.
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    London Fricking Underground/TfL

    I think you might have to fight "the unions" on that one.
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    London Fricking Underground/TfL

    Not that many people here that will appreciate it (or maybe there are). But, the pure fricking hatred that this company can generate from me when you've had a crappy day at work, and you are faced with delay after delay after bloody delay (as well as the same in the morning). URRRRHH!....
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    what are you drinking tonight

    Really cold and really nice!
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    SJWs ruin linux

    And Redis: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/13/redis_master_slave/
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    Deluded Old Scrapper Birds On Dating Sites

    Or actually do anything/make a decision/come to a conclusion, without spilling all of your private details to their current* best friend forever. * when they inevitably fall out about some minor inconsequential detail, the ""best, "friend" and "forever" parts just get assigned to the next best option to discuss every happening. Rinse and repeat.
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    leaked google meeting video

    https://www.startpage.com/ Is another search alternative.