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My niece is a property solicitor in London, currently working from her sister's flat in Cardiff, (long story involving her being kicked out of where she lived in London after she went down with Covid 19). Her biggest problem is sales falling through where people can't show where the money is coming from.

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Err you might be replacing one loud set of people with another set of loud people.

In a way maybe but as also commented on, nightly time is a huge shitful quieter, but at least I will have some land and maybe a big fuck off barn to hide the bodies in.

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1 hour ago, loserone said:

Our solicitor was complaining that there's very little work because the market has gone flat.  ...

Not in Wills and Probate it hasn't. Also quite a lot of work brewing in Family/Matrimonial/ Children. 

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10 minutes ago, Tadhg Tiogar said:

Not in Wills and Probate it hasn't. Also quite a lot of work brewing in Family/Matrimonial/ Children. 

Probably fair, but neither affect our solicitor

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Just no.
 
Good work calling the police.   If children are being abused now, call them again.
Ironically, I've been fitting a boiler in a social workers house today. My son's been helping me since the schools have been off. She spent till 12 o'clock in an upstairs bedroom/office and must be working from home. After 12 she followed me about and we had a good crack. I told her all about my history and we seemed to have a load in common. She left about two to go and do home visits.
I think I over done it at work today. I was sweating my tits off, it was running in my eyes. Son drank hos and my water bottle, and when I got home I went all slack and couldn't cool down. I've since had a cold shower and I've come to bed. I think age might be catching up on me.
I'm giving him £20 a shift but he just seems to waste it on ps4 virtual money? and games atm. I suppose he is learning the basics of hire and reward. He'll be 15 in July.

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On 5/19/2020 at 8:45 PM, busmansholiday said:

"Two time" really, really fucks me off. It's either "two times" (because it's plural) or "twice" you twats on TV....

Americanisation 

If I hear another reporter on Tv talking about  get go ,"from the get go" what the fuck is a get go , they'll be the same people who reach out to somebody when they're not in the same room.

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13 minutes ago, MarvinsMom said:

why is everything moden made of cheese, or other useless material.

i have had to change the bulb in the fridge this evening, a first me thinks.

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and i've only had the fridge in 1997.........

its done better then the bulb in our fridge which when it went EOL after about 10 years (2005-2015ish)

it arced over inside, and those who know their physics know an electrical arc/discharge has a negative resistance which meant it was basically a dead short across the mains and as a result it properly exploded LOL and took something out inside the fridge so even with a new bulb the interior light does not work LOL

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https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8348039/Police-hunt-idiot-Audi-driver-filmed-hitting-200MPH-M20-motorway.html

and behold, another wannabe gangsta wanker in his pimp spec ALDI doing 200mph on a british motorway.

The latest footage comes just days after another motorist filmed himself doing 201mph in an Audi RS6 while driving along the M23 in West Sussex

hope they catch the cunt, and that he has a real fun* time in gaol.

then there is this, for it is another ALDI drivin' cunt, this one in his dads, which he crashed into many very desirable* cars.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8344101/Delivery-driver-25-accused-destroying-1m-worth-supercars-high-speed-chase.html

this prick they have caught, and must be looking at some time in the big house

dunno what they are exactly, that one at the front is a porsche macaroni? well its only got 3 wheels now....

A McLaren sports car worth around £300,000 was destroyed along with a Porsche Cayenne worth £100,000 and a blue Bentley Bentayga costing £200,000. Two other Porches and two Audi Q7s were also hit

 

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Pritti Pettel on the Telly last night. 

Her elecution needs work. 

Drops every g at the end of every word ending in ing. 

That is pronounced tha 

How can we trust a word She says. 

Her accent is very home counties, which makes it worse.  

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3 hours ago, New POD said:

Pritti Pettel on the Telly last night. 

Her elecution needs work. 

Drops every g at the end of every word ending in ing. 

That is pronounced tha 

How can we trust a word She says. 

Her accent is very home counties, which makes it worse.  

Still would.

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13 hours ago, Wack said:

With it being quiet on the crime front I'd think the police will have a whole team out looking for this plank

 

There can’t be many about so you would think it would be fairly simple to find him.

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1 minute ago, Tamworthbay said:

There can’t be many about so you would think it would be fairly simple to find him.

Do Audi use telemetry like Land Rover do? If so, they'll know which car it was, where it's been recently, and quite likely who owns it.....

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5 hours ago, Supernaut said:

There are also countless other reasons not to trust Patel as far as you could throw her...

I know. 

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Sodding major retailers who decide to close their doors early.  B&Q today.

Having had supplies fail to materialise from no less than three online sellers I gave in today and decided to go out to get it.  Checked their hours (knowing and fully accepting they will be reduced), checked they had what I needed in stock, donned near full hazmat gear and headed out.  Got there a full 47 minutes before the closing time posted on their website to find a cardboard sign duct taped to a traffic cone in front of the car park entrance "Stor Close." Well that was a waste of my time.

Few things get my back up more disproportionately than that.  I get it, retail sucks to work in...but if you have hours posted, those are the hours the damned store should be open.

Closing a few minutes early when it's dead I can see...but 47 minutes isn't "a few minutes."

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We start turning people away at 5:30-5:45 depending how busy we are, contrary to what you might expect if we're dead you might get let in at 10 to if you know exactly what you want and where to find it but when we're mobbed the shutters come down early to allow those already in the store to get their stuff and get processed through the tills. The idea being that if it's a big store (which ours is) it'll easily take someone 20-30 minutes to wander round and get what they want, pay for it and leave, longer if the wife's there.

One of the many things our managers get targeted for is closing the tills on time as it delays all the end of day procedures and any software/pricing updates etc that need to happen when the system's down at night, hence when closing time comes that's when we aim to be locking up and pissing off home, not still chasing a few idle stragglers about the shop.

47 minutes early is taking the piss somewhat though...

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21 hours ago, MarvinsMom said:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8348039/Police-hunt-idiot-Audi-driver-filmed-hitting-200MPH-M20-motorway.html

and behold, another wannabe gangsta wanker in his pimp spec ALDI doing 200mph on a british motorway.

The latest footage comes just days after another motorist filmed himself doing 201mph in an Audi RS6 while driving along the M23 in West Sussex

hope they catch the cunt, and that he has a real fun* time in gaol.

then there is this, for it is another ALDI drivin' cunt, this one in his dads, which he crashed into many very desirable* cars.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8344101/Delivery-driver-25-accused-destroying-1m-worth-supercars-high-speed-chase.html

this prick they have caught, and must be looking at some time in the big house

dunno what they are exactly, that one at the front is a porsche macaroni? well its only got 3 wheels now....

A McLaren sports car worth around £300,000 was destroyed along with a Porsche Cayenne worth £100,000 and a blue Bentley Bentayga costing £200,000. Two other Porches and two Audi Q7s were also hit

 

The consequences of a road accident at 201mph don't really bear thinking about. I'd imagine the wreckage would be more akin to a plane crash.

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On 5/21/2020 at 4:26 PM, Jerzy Woking said:

I'm in a similar position. Its unbelievable that things can't pick up where they left off. I've been told that I will "have to wait" as there is a backlog of sales to go through!!!

My house purchase in Spain went through with only a slight delay. Solicitors were all working from home and took sales files with them when their office closed. Even in near total lockdown they were able to proceed. 

Really don't know how that happened as the notarías in Spain were closed unless it was to deal urgent issues. You was very lucky. still not getting here  until maybe July. 

https://www.larazon.es/espana/20200315/dwapflidhfe37mynk6kqwcx7ha.html

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Lots of false indignation for the 201mph Audi, just imagine what would have happened if he did it in Germany...... Oh hang on, nothing! Filming it was silly but its hardly a crime to be locked up for, some need a sense of perspective, it wasn't rush hour traffic or past a school ffs. 

I have vmaxed pretty much every car and bike I have owned, some of them did over 180mph, at over 186mph the speedo used to read  - - -  on the S1000RR but it was still accelerating :D

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