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    I have to say that I have the almost polar...

    I have to say that I have the almost polar opposite with the employees at my local council ran leisure centre - they are unerringly cheery and helpful. Its is disconcerting when you have had a crappy...
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    That doesn't really surprise me - I started my...

    That doesn't really surprise me - I started my working career with Wimpey Homes a lot of years ago now. Bearing in mind that the area I worked in had the highest profit margins in Wimpey homes at the...
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    Pretty much the case at the moment which has kind...

    Pretty much the case at the moment which has kind of turned the industry on its head in the last few years. There are so many openings and companies are so desperate to get things done that the...
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    Talk about making an impression - albeit not the...

    Talk about making an impression - albeit not the one you probably wanted.
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    Unfortunately for you, the building trade is in...

    Unfortunately for you, the building trade is in an absolute state atm due to a number of factors:
    1) Lack of training for decades has meant an ever widening skills gap between number of qualified...
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    You, apparently, were very lucky -...

    You, apparently, were very lucky - https://www.gov.uk/government/news/passport-processing-times-and-unprecedented-levels-of-demand
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    I find my Scubapro wetsuit actually to be pretty...

    I find my Scubapro wetsuit actually to be pretty good - it is a 7mm but even in 8C water I have felt fine for 40 mins (surface intervals are worse though). Similar to you , the wrists, ankle and neck...
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    I was thinking more in terms of the defendant in...

    I was thinking more in terms of the defendant in the action in this case - they have been hit with a lawsuit and may not be in the best position to hire the best team (depending on business...
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    Unfortunately, as is the case with most legal...

    Unfortunately, as is the case with most legal systems, a lot comes down to how deep your pockets are and therefore the quality of the quality of representation.
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    I hope that is the end of it but I suspect that...

    I hope that is the end of it but I suspect that it might still go back to the UK Supreme Court (who allowed the lawsuit in the first place).
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    Exactly my thoughts - I can see the benefit of...

    Exactly my thoughts - I can see the benefit of breathable fabric for drysuits for sports like kayaking, sailing etc or for rescue roles where the suit is likely to be subject to occasional but not...
  12. I found the "Simply the Best" itinerary to be one...

    I found the "Simply the Best" itinerary to be one with a number of dives looking for big fish in blue water (sharks/tuna etc) with large periods just spent drifting. There were some good dives but on...
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    Never a good thing to hear but especially not...

    Never a good thing to hear but especially not when undergoing medical assessments or treatments.

    As for the bus accident avoiding underwear - no body ever comments on them apart from after the...
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    You still have the right to repair but it becomes...

    You still have the right to repair but it becomes ridiculously expensive to do so so will resort to the manufacturers or bin it (depending on the kit in question). You think they picked those fixings...
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    The well known adage comes in to play here - buy...

    The well known adage comes in to play here - buy once, cry once. There is a certain price bracket where tools become reliable and trustworthy- below that they tend not to last or have poor fit, above...
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    Good work if you can get it! :grin:

    Good work if you can get it! :grin:
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    I think the key is how cold tolerant you are and...

    I think the key is how cold tolerant you are and how many consecutive dives you are making.

    Do you generally feel the cold? If so, go for the heaviest suit you have.

    There is no absolute rule...
  18. What I, and I am certain a number of others here...

    What I, and I am certain a number of others here have come to expect - ad hominem attacks and straw man arguments. Really not worth trying to engage with you.
  19. I suspect it might not be a case of how many pubs...

    I suspect it might not be a case of how many pubs he enters but how long it takes in each one (I think all of them might eventually succumb to the same thoughts).
  20. I know from experience that certain...

    I know from experience that certain establishments almost specialise in making people uncomfortable and it does seem to be a particular trait in the UK:
    1) If your god is not the exact same as...
  21. Having been in quite a few different countries, I...

    Having been in quite a few different countries, I would say our attitudes to a number of things (sex, gender, race,religion, handicaps etc )are sadly behind a large number of other countries.
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    This is pretty much the reason I'm looking at a...

    This is pretty much the reason I'm looking at a motorhome/campervan to replace my current leased car. My work mileage has dropped dramatically with flexible working (now looking at max 8k pa as...
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    Unfortunately not but I suspect that in this day...

    Unfortunately not but I suspect that in this day and age with GDPR in place that there is no such thing as a simple policy/procedure. The ICO has a section for small businesses and organisations such...
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    I have been the same - over two years of avoiding...

    I have been the same - over two years of avoiding it only to get it last month. Thankfully as Stig says, the Omicron variant tends to just feel like a heavy cold or weak flu with most people. I know...
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    Just be glad you found it then!

    Just be glad you found it then!
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