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by Paul
August 7th, 2022, 5:07 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Are you ready for POST BREXIT?
Replies: 94
Views: 17697

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: 62470

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: 21
Views: 960

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: 21
Views: 960

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: 21
Views: 960

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: 14817

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: 71
Views: 8110

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: 62470

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: 64273

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: 64273

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: 6888

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: 6888

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.
by Paul
July 31st, 2022, 7:40 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Stupid question of the day
Replies: 2811
Views: 255601

Re: Stupid question of the day

Pickleball. Why?
by Paul
July 29th, 2022, 10:23 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think
Replies: 304
Views: 45277

Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

@Cuch: I think you’ll find that it still is in Germany.

@Gamal: Boring and pompous people like me. I truly hadn’t realised how amazing Birmingham is.
by Paul
July 29th, 2022, 7:50 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think
Replies: 304
Views: 45277

Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

Sorry, I was just watching the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games. Anything similar by the EU would “pale” in comparison.