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Forum: Politics Yesterday, 12:43
Replies: 66
Views: 1,086
Posted By Turnbull2000
He's not pointing out whether it's a "problem" or...

He's not pointing out whether it's a "problem" or not, but rather stating the gap is not really due to sex discrimination. There's no evidence of widespread lower female pay when people have the same...
Forum: General Discussion 28-01-2015, 12:45
Replies: 73
Views: 2,620
Posted By Turnbull2000
California in e-cig clampdown - 'Hundreds of thousands will die from e-cig use'

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/01/27/us-usa-california-ecigarettes-idUSKBN0L001L20150127



You have been warned:o

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) are also distributing a...
Forum: General Discussion 26-01-2015, 19:28
Replies: 18
Views: 716
Posted By Turnbull2000
Barclays launch new BTL mortgage - provides even bigger advantage to landlords

Traditionally, BTL mortgages (which are unregulated) were offered on the condition that the rent was 115-125% of the mortgage. Although landlord purchasing power was already greater than homebuyers...
Forum: General Discussion 25-01-2015, 15:15
Replies: 117
Views: 3,897
Posted By Turnbull2000
Yes, the authors of that article are quite a...

Yes, the authors of that article are quite a nasty, venomous bunch. Especially Chapman.

To describe that bunch as 'medical experts' is an insult to the genuine medical community who seek to improve...
Forum: General Discussion 25-01-2015, 15:12
Replies: 117
Views: 3,897
Posted By Turnbull2000
Simon Glantz? Simon Chapman? Those guys are...

Simon Glantz? Simon Chapman? Those guys are borderline extremist in their anti-e-cig sentiments. Deary me. Do you work for Pharma, Mark_Jones6?

And you describe Glantz as a 'medical expert', yet his...
Forum: General Discussion 22-01-2015, 21:49
Replies: 117
Views: 3,897
Posted By Turnbull2000
Trolling again? Seems so. Or maybe you really are...

Trolling again? Seems so. Or maybe you really are that daft.

Doubt you've even read the 'research', nor understand why it's being so heavily debunked.
Forum: General Discussion 22-01-2015, 20:57
Replies: 117
Views: 3,897
Posted By Turnbull2000
Nope. And I don't smoke or vape.

Nope. And I don't smoke or vape.
Forum: General Discussion 22-01-2015, 19:41
Replies: 117
Views: 3,897
Posted By Turnbull2000
E-cig cancer chemicals up to 15 times higher than tobacco say experts

You can see why smokers are becoming increasingly wary of...
Forum: General Discussion 22-01-2015, 14:29
Replies: 79
Views: 1,858
Posted By Turnbull2000
Indeed. The press are now reporting that e-cigs...

Indeed. The press are now reporting that e-cigs can be '15 times as cancerous as normal cigarettes'. The 'research' might be a crock of sh*t, but job done as the press will generally report is...
Forum: General Discussion 22-01-2015, 10:04
Replies: 177
Views: 8,201
Posted By Turnbull2000
Just what I thought! Maybe 6K if you bought a...

Just what I thought! Maybe 6K if you bought a good few years ago. 10K is now more typical. 14K if you live in the South East.
Forum: General Discussion 21-01-2015, 21:24
Replies: 79
Views: 1,858
Posted By Turnbull2000
It seems a pretty safe assumption. Vaping is...

It seems a pretty safe assumption. Vaping is increasing being subject to the same restrictions as smoking, and it will be very difficult to differentiate between a driver undertaking either habbit.
Forum: General Discussion 21-01-2015, 21:22
Replies: 79
Views: 1,858
Posted By Turnbull2000
Ahh, I stand corrected on that. So next year then.

Ahh, I stand corrected on that. So next year then.
Forum: General Discussion 21-01-2015, 21:21
Replies: 177
Views: 8,201
Posted By Turnbull2000
Outside of London? If I were in the South East,...

Outside of London? If I were in the South East, probably 60-70k. In most other regions, between 40-50K.

Thanks to tax credits, child benefit etc, your incomes on salaries between 12K and 26K have...
Forum: General Discussion 21-01-2015, 21:11
Replies: 79
Views: 1,858
Posted By Turnbull2000
It's on most news outlets.

It's on most news outlets.
Forum: General Discussion 21-01-2015, 21:09
Replies: 79
Views: 1,858
Posted By Turnbull2000
May. Smoking (and likely vaping too) in your own...

May.

Smoking (and likely vaping too) in your own car will also be outlawed from October.
Forum: General Discussion 21-01-2015, 21:01
Replies: 79
Views: 1,858
Posted By Turnbull2000
Standardised cigarette packaging confirmed for UK

Aren't cigarette boxed already concealed in shops?

Not sure it's back by evidence, but hey ho. This was inevitable. It seems pretty reasonable to expect calls for similar packaging on alcohol within...
Forum: General Discussion 19-01-2015, 22:41
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By Turnbull2000
Government intervening to cut BTL Landlord mortgage rates

I knew that the government had re-classified BTL landlords and investors as SMEs (Small Businesses), and would thus fall under the scope of the state backed lending scheme aka Funding for Lending....
Forum: Advice 11-01-2015, 22:21
Replies: 38
Views: 2,249
Posted By Turnbull2000
The caution on a CRB will more than likely...

The caution on a CRB will more than likely disqualify you from the role,
Forum: Politics 11-01-2015, 17:19
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Turnbull2000
Don't they also now have to obtain the full name...

Don't they also now have to obtain the full name and address of each buyer, hold this data for 10 years and subsequently comply with onerous data protection laws?
Forum: Politics 11-01-2015, 16:42
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Turnbull2000
New EU VAT regulations crushing small UK digital businesses?

For the second time in recent weeks, a small digital business I've bought from has ceased trading (earthsimulations.com), largely blaming the onerous VAT regulations recently imposted by the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2015, 20:33
Replies: 6,679
Views: 215,961
Posted By Turnbull2000
Jesus, just seen a debate on Sky News. Who was...

Jesus, just seen a debate on Sky News. Who was that absolutely awful, hostile and offensive Muslim chap?
Forum: General Discussion 08-01-2015, 10:48
Replies: 470
Views: 10,075
Posted By Turnbull2000
The prevailing view amongst my work colleagues...

The prevailing view amongst my work colleagues seems to be that e-cigs are "just as bad" as real cigarettes. Subject came up after one bemoaned his wife's smoking habits.

FWIW, e-cigs were last year...
Forum: Politics 06-01-2015, 10:48
Replies: 26
Views: 635
Posted By Turnbull2000
FTB mortgage repayments as a proportion of...

FTB mortgage repayments as a proportion of household income has fallen from nearly 50% in 2007 to only 28% or so now. So plenty of scope for house price growth in FTB type properties, more-so with...
Forum: General Discussion 06-01-2015, 10:45
Replies: 124
Views: 4,434
Posted By Turnbull2000
I guess if landlords weren't snapping up so many...

I guess if landlords weren't snapping up so many small properties, demand would be less and prices would be lower. Thus they'd own the house themselves (and be able to decorate, have pets, not be...
Forum: Broadcasting 04-01-2015, 22:39
Replies: 94
Views: 3,275
Posted By Turnbull2000
As I've previously pointed out, the 'health'...

As I've previously pointed out, the 'health' experts/charities/groups successfully lobbied for advertising e-cigs as an alternative to be prohibited. Informing smokers that e-cigs are an alternative...
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