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Linux beats everyone with LibreOffice now starting in 1 second and opens files in 1 second by 7[_2_]
Linux beats everyone with LibreOffice now starting in 1 second and opens files in 1 second ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Whoa! A recent update to LibreOffice now makes it start up from scratch in in 1 second and opens files in 1 second...
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November 10th 15 08:25 AM
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The paper money is made from by Tough Guy no. 1265
Does anyone know what paper money is made from? Why isn't this paper used for "waterproof notebooks"? Because the stuff they currently use (allegedly stone based?) isn't very good. -- Gary's weather forecasting stone: Stone is wet Rain Stone is dry Not raining Shadow...
November 6th 15 04:54 PM
by Tough Guy no. 1265 Go to last post
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wife buys husnband's share of house? CGT? stamp duty? by RobertL
I wonder if someone can tell me what the tax position would be for the following? My wife and I own (as joint tenants) a house which we let. It was once our home. There is no mortgage on it. We would like that my wife take out a buy-to-let mortgage and for her to 'buy out' my share of the...
October 26th 15 12:37 PM
by RobertL Go to last post
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Let Talk Talk be a lesson that encryption is vital in all electronic interaction across the web by Dave
"MM" wrote in message ... After Talk Talk let no one question any longer whether encryption is necessary. MM Why can't I get a temporary bank account number from my bank? I could get one for every direct debit I set up. Also my actual bank...
October 26th 15 12:12 AM
by brightside S9 Go to last post
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Where's the main (unofficial) TalkTalk forum? by Jakk
Where the best discussion forum for TalkTalk's recent data theft? TalkTalk used to have its own forums but they aren't going to be very useful. Thnaks for any info.
October 25th 15 03:41 PM
by tim..... Go to last post
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APR calculation by [email protected]
Motor insurance premium of 163.20 per year payable in full or by 1 x 42.64 and 10 x 20.13.....total 243.94. Seems an exorbitant amount of interest?
October 14th 15 07:55 PM
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Hello finance folks by [email protected]
On Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 12:45:00 PM UTC+1, AnthonyL wrote: Aaww - it was just getting interesting. I was awaiting the introduction of his Nigerian Uncle with funds needing a home. -- AnthonyL The bank manager who has a client who died without a single living benefactor,...
October 7th 15 06:57 PM
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No cheap balance transfer rates from Capital_one any more? by AL_n
Hi, It is about two years since my CapitalOne card offered me a special transfer rate. Anyone know why? They used to offer me good rates frequenly. Have they stopped doing it? I've phoned them a couple of times but all they say is: "There are no special transfer rates available to you at...
September 30th 15 06:48 PM
by Roger Mills[_2_] Go to last post
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What is the point of taxation today in a modern digital world? by 7[_2_]
abelard wrote: What is the point of taxation today in a modern digital world? ------------------------------------------------------------- There is so much money in circulation and goods being newly made, its is pointless taxing anything. Just print money so that there is more of it...
September 20th 15 08:45 PM
by 7[_2_] Go to last post
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Risks covered by more than one insurance policy (OT in uk.d-i-y) by Roger Mills[_2_]
Does anyone have any experience of making a claim when a risk is covered by more than one insurance policy? I'm thinking of the sort of situation where something gets lost or damaged while on holiday in foreign parts, and where you have a holiday insurance policy *and* "all risks" cover...
September 16th 15 11:43 AM
by Roger Mills[_2_] Go to last post
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Security of a club's bank account by [email protected]
I belong to an amateur radio club, which has a bank account. At any one time the amount of money in that account is likely to be around 1500. Two of three people are required to sign any cheque (treasurer, chairman or secretary). This makes it impossible for one person to steal money by writing a...
September 9th 15 03:56 PM
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Lack of 2 coins? by Tough Guy no. 1265
Anyone noticed you hardly ever get 2 coins? Are shops not getting them from banks for their float? I always end up with loads of 1 and no 2. -- A doctor held a stethoscope up to a man's chest. The man asks, "Doc, how do I stand? " The doctor says, "That's what puzzles me!"
September 4th 15 02:52 PM
by Tough Guy no. 1265 Go to last post
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HSBC uses the old chestnut explanation of illiquidity (I.T. glitch) by 7[_2_]
sandf wrote: Early on Friday, it emerged many companies that bank with HSBC were unable to pay their staff or suppliers after its IT systems failed. HSBC to process 275,000 delayed payments overnight System failure leaves many workers without their salaries ahead of bank holiday...
August 29th 15 12:14 PM
by 7[_2_] Go to last post
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Is weighing coins accurate? by Tough Guy no. 1265
I frequently deposit coins into a bank, after counting them with a mechanical counter. When each tube is full, that's the right amount for the bank's coin bag. The bank weighs the bag to check it's got enough coins in it. Sometimes they say there is one short, so I checked the machine, and found...
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August 9th 15 08:39 PM
by Tough Guy no. 1265 Go to last post
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Virtual peer to peer banking by [email protected]
On Monday, December 9, 2002 at 11:06:03 PM UTC+1, x wrote: I have this idea of a future with virtual peer to peer banking. A kind of decentralized and secured system. Gone would be the times that governments and banks can track and interfere with our money transfers. Or even interfere with...
July 24th 15 11:53 AM
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Tax reclaim on foreign divis by cryptogram
I have some shares in a German company and I note that the divis are taxed at 26% at source. Can I reclaim 6& tax to bring them in line with UK divis? They happen to be in an ISA but I don't know whether this is relevant.
July 22nd 15 02:34 PM
by CL Go to last post
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TD Direct Investing: Want to close account but they won'ttransfer out shares by cryptogram
On Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 2:58:22 AM UTC+1, H. Jones wrote: Someone I know urgently wants to close his account with TD Direct Investing. The company recently bought Natwest Sharebrokers with whom he bought/sold his shares with. TD Direct Investing have locked him out of his sharedealing...
June 25th 15 05:15 PM
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Financial companies pushing for Linux by 7[_2_]
Financial companies pushing for Linux ------------------------------------- https://www.linux.com/news/featured-blogs/200-libby-clark/833979-3-financial-companies-innovating-with-open-source Frankly if you are not using Linux in a financial services company, you can't be trusted. Either the...
June 21st 15 08:44 PM
by Lloyd Parsons[_2_] Go to last post
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Wrong tax code for PAYE by Jake[_6_]
Last year I changed jobs because I found something better and my last company weren't so good on admin. As expected, I didn't receive a P45. So I filled out a P46 form with the much better new employer saying that I didn't have a P45, yes, I already had a previous job in the same tax year, but...
June 17th 15 01:27 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Campaign on corruption should focus on port corruption first by 7[_2_]
Campaign on corruption should focus on port corruption first ------------------------------------------------------------ Cameron out there selling anti-corruption message after FIFA debacle. Corruption costs 10% or about a trillion dollars to businesses which in reality means you and me. So for...
June 6th 15 01:04 PM
by abelard Go to last post
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