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Re: Stupid question of the day

December 7th, 2017, 3:53 pm

Cuchulainn wrote:
A cheaper solution is just to manually turn off the radio at newstime. Especially in the coming month when you know hu will be interviewed every day.


Who's hu and why's hu being interviewed?
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

December 7th, 2017, 3:58 pm

ppauper wrote:
Cuchulainn wrote:
A cheaper solution is just to manually turn off the radio at newstime. Especially in the coming month when you know hu will be interviewed every day.


Who's hu and why's hu being interviewed?

Hu's on first and then Hu's wifi?
 I'm not askin' you Hu's on second
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

December 11th, 2017, 3:52 pm

Imagine your kid having the same name as 50% of the other kids in  the creche

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Re: Stupid question of the day

December 11th, 2017, 5:42 pm

Cuchulainn wrote:
Imagine your kid having the same name as 50% of the other kids in  the creche

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mohammed?
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

December 11th, 2017, 5:46 pm

LOL 
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

December 12th, 2017, 10:19 am

Anyone know who Gordon Welchman was?

be honest, no googling
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

January 2nd, 2018, 8:20 pm

What is Common Reporting System (CRS)., precisely.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Reporting_Standard

If a bank sends you a letter requesting silly information and they claim they are only following CRS rules. What to do if you think it' baloney (BTW the tax office thinks it's baloney, they told me).

It's actually fun cutting the contents of the letter to shreds, figuratively.

Can I just throw it in the bin? 
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

January 2nd, 2018, 8:29 pm

We got a similar random letter from one of our credit card companies requesting silly information, too.

That was about 5 months ago, we ignored it, and they have not pestered us a second time or cancelled our account.
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

January 2nd, 2018, 9:29 pm

in your wiki link,
Information exchanged
The information and its format are governed by a hugely detailed standard, whose details are listed in a rule book hundreds of pages long.
Each participating country will annually automatically exchange with the other country the below information in the case of Jurisdiction A with respect to each Jurisdiction B reportable account, and in the case of Jurisdiction B with respect to each Jurisdiction A reportable account:
Name, address, Taxpayer Identification Number and date and place of birth of each Reportable Person.
Account number
Name and identifying number of the reporting financial institution;
Account balance or value as of the end of the relevant calendar or at its closure, if the account was closed.


I assume this is a dutch bank and the dutch bank is doing this because cuch is irish
In the list above, the only information your bank might not have would be (a) your place of birth and (b) your Taxpayer Identification Number in the other country
If they want any silly information not on the list, as you say, ignore it
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

January 2nd, 2018, 9:40 pm

The bank is Dutch but my company is Dutch. And we are in the EU. My passport has little bearing on the matter I think. They sent the letters to all limited companies.

The only org that need to know stuff is the Dutch Tax Office. 

I spent 2 hours reading the letters, talking to the  call centre robots. On the positive side, it allowed me to rekindle my requirements elicitation skills.

The dirty part of the letter is if you don't fill in the form, they will tell the Tax Office. LOL, So  I called their BLUFF. I intend to ring AFM watchdog as well.
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

January 2nd, 2018, 10:02 pm

it sounds like you have it all under control anyway
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

January 3rd, 2018, 3:09 pm

Yes, it's all cleared up, we keep the sanity clause and remove the rest.
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

January 9th, 2018, 5:16 pm

const int VARIABLE_1 = 100;
const int VARIABLE_2 = 200;

int main(void) {
     std::vector<int> (VARIABLE_1*VARIABLE_2);
}

I forgot to put the name of the vector. It complied without warnings. No comprendo.
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

January 9th, 2018, 6:38 pm

Funny.
The vector will exist during that single statement and then gets immediately destroyed.

If you write a custom class that prints some stuff in the constructor/destructor then you can see that happen.

It might be useful, ..it's valid c++!
 
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Re: Stupid question of the day

January 10th, 2018, 2:00 pm

It's valid and many SL functions actually use it, but I somehow expected to see a warning.
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