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by Paul
Today, 9:18 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Stupid question of the day
Replies: 2758
Views: 247519

Re: Stupid question of the day

Something I never thought I’d say, does anyone else think there’s too much lesbian action on TV and in the movies at the moment?
by Paul
Today, 9:16 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: UK going to the dogs
Replies: 5048
Views: 498720

Re: UK going to the dogs

A graduate premium never materializes  for many outside of Oxbridge . Most will never pay back their loans, and they  could have been  better off doing an apprenticeship. There is a reason why Tony Blair’s son  now makes millions  getting school leavers not to fulfil his father’s dream. A lot of pe...
by Paul
Yesterday, 9:30 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Time for BREXIT FAQ
Replies: 259
Views: 61037

Re: Time for BREXIT FAQ

Dear Radio 4 listener,

At your age you really shouldn’t be travelling. Think of your hips.
by Paul
August 7th, 2022, 5:07 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Are you ready for POST BREXIT?
Replies: 94
Views: 15414

Re: Are you ready for POST BREXIT?

From “Led by Donkeys”!!! If you take them seriously then I worry for you!

But it is very sweet of you to be so concerned for us Brits.
by Paul
August 6th, 2022, 11:15 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Time for BREXIT FAQ
Replies: 259
Views: 61037

Re: Time for BREXIT FAQ

Get an EHIC or GHIC card. It’s free, and gets you free healthcare in the EU etc.
by Paul
August 5th, 2022, 11:46 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Who should I vote for?
Replies: 20
Views: 447

Re: Who should I vote for?

Cuch is making a powerful case.
by Paul
August 5th, 2022, 7:04 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Who should I vote for?
Replies: 20
Views: 447

Re: Who should I vote for?

And what's the difference?
I don’t want to prejudice your advice.
by Paul
August 4th, 2022, 5:10 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Who should I vote for?
Replies: 20
Views: 447

Who should I vote for?

Sunak or Truss?

There was a headline in The New European recently warning about Truss as PM. That’s probably going to influence my decision.
by Paul
August 4th, 2022, 5:01 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: made in taiwan
Replies: 64
Views: 14148

Re: made in taiwan

Following on from a similar question earlier, and in anticipation…How can you distinguish between a Chinese and a Taiwanese?
by Paul
August 4th, 2022, 4:59 pm
Forum: Book And Research Paper Forum
Topic: "Option Pricing, Risk Premium, and Arbitrage: An Argument for Volatility-Modified Risk-Neutral Prices."
Replies: 62
Views: 5685

Re: "Option Pricing, Risk Premium, and Arbitrage: An Argument for Volatility-Modified Risk-Neutral Prices."

But also ultimately equivalent to working in library stacks, returning books to their proper places. Which really shouldn't pay terribly well.

;-)
A wonderful analogy. I am jealous!

Good man!
by Paul
August 2nd, 2022, 3:00 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Time for BREXIT FAQ
Replies: 259
Views: 61037

Re: Time for BREXIT FAQ

Are you saying

A) There’s more than one university in Ireland now? (Universities)

Or that

B) Ireland is a back-up option, like Bristol is to Oxbridge?
by Paul
August 1st, 2022, 11:47 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Are You Ready for Some Football?
Replies: 361
Views: 63796

Re: Are You Ready for Some Football?

The Germans were robbed. 
Don’t mention the war!
by Paul
August 1st, 2022, 9:56 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Are You Ready for Some Football?
Replies: 361
Views: 63796

Re: Are You Ready for Some Football?

Wonderful match. Correct result!

(No, it wasn’t handball! I wouldn’t have wanted to be in the German changing room after the match.)
by Paul
July 31st, 2022, 8:27 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: VAT
Replies: 27
Views: 6505

Re: VAT

In practice it’s completely different. In my experience when you make a declaration to the very nice and reasonable British customs person they say, “Nah, it’s alright, mate.” If the goods cost a significant amount then they say, “How many people in your party? Including children, stuffed animals, c...
by Paul
July 31st, 2022, 8:14 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: VAT
Replies: 27
Views: 6505

Re: VAT

It’s probably a significantly limited arbitrage. Once you hit a certain turnover you might have to register for VAT at which point the arb disappears and you simply get embroiled in VAT (invented by continentals) paperwork.