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    Originally posted by Hitchhiker's Guide To... View Post
    an organisation whose boss frequently runs for US president.
    Bloomberg
    "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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      Last Chance Saloon to enter the IPB Aintree Tipping Comp...
      "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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        Don't be this guy.....



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          Originally posted by Raoul Duke III View Post

          Bloomberg
          The very man
          "We're not f*cking Burundi" - Big Phil

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            I've had an independent thought today that might somehow exist on Twitter.. who knows Dobby take look for me.

            If you get the vaccine and it limits your chances of catching and spreading the virus and everything returns to near normal.
            What happens to the many many conspiracy nuts who refuse to take it ? What kind of trouble lies ahead ?
            Will we ever return to mass Christmas jumpered drunks calling you pal with their arm around your shoulder in a crowded bar on their 1 night a year drinks session. I hated those random idiots but rather miss them now

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              Originally posted by Wombatman View Post
              Don't be this guy.....



              Enter the IPB Masters Sweep 2021 and avoid major loser status.

              Deadline today @ 5pm.
              I forgot that. Jaysus . What a miss .

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                Originally posted by Solksjaer! View Post
                I've had an independent thought today that might somehow exist on Twitter.. who knows Dobby take look for me.

                If you get the vaccine and it limits your chances of catching and spreading the virus and everything returns to near normal.
                What happens to the many many conspiracy nuts who refuse to take it ? What kind of trouble lies ahead ?
                Will we ever return to mass Christmas jumpered drunks calling you pal with their arm around your shoulder in a crowded bar on their 1 night a year drinks session. I hated those random idiots but rather miss them now
                The Israelis, who are now pretty much reopened, have vaccine 'Green Pass' passports on an app. Swipe to get into bars\clubs\restaurants\gyms etc. No swipe, GTFO.

                "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                  Originally posted by Hitchhiker's Guide To... View Post

                  The very man
                  He's only run once, hence I was confused but figured it couldn't really be anyone else.
                  "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                    Originally posted by Raoul Duke III View Post

                    He's only run once, hence I was confused but figured it couldn't really be anyone else.
                    Might have appeared in the news section here. Could do with a bit of variety TBF

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                      Originally posted by Raoul Duke III View Post

                      The Israelis, who are now pretty much reopened, have vaccine 'Green Pass' passports on an app. Swipe to get into bars\clubs\restaurants\gyms etc. No swipe, GTFO.
                      Will be a nice case study to throw in the face of the anti-everything crowd who will liken “green pass” to nazi Germany “papers please”

                      As a group they tend not to do irony very well tho.

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                        Originally posted by RichieM View Post

                        Will be a nice case study to throw in the face of the anti-everything crowd who will liken “green pass” to nazi Germany “papers please”

                        As a group they tend not to do irony very well tho.
                        They're definitely not the only place doing it but they are furthest down the path. As you would expect, Blue US states are most willing to contemplate it and Red ones see it as the work of the devil.
                        "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                          Originally posted by RichieM View Post

                          Will be a nice case study to throw in the face of the anti-everything crowd who will liken “green pass” to nazi Germany “papers please”

                          As a group they tend not to do irony very well tho.
                          I've had some friends say that already. I mentioned it will be good to show proof of vaccine when going to the pub or whatever and they said it would be like Nazis asking for papers. If it helps things go back to normal asap, I'm all for it.

                          Will just have to wave at them outside while I'm enjoying a pint inside.

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                              Originally posted by Ed View Post
                              The ol' bank has really changed its tune. Reapplying for mortgage approval as the previous one expired and they're asking about a 25 euro standing order that my other half set up for a savings account for her godson. Last year they asked us nothing and pretty much insta-approved
                              Still going on nearly a month later. Asked for more recent payslips and spotted that I got a salary increase in March. Asked for a new salary cert from work. Also asking about the 2k Euromillions win

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                                Originally posted by Hitchhiker's Guide To... View Post
                                My BBV-germinated NFT career is rising, ummm, like an NFT, and I just got contacted for an interview by an organisation whose boss frequently runs for US president.
                                http://sorare.com/r/deadparrot

                                just be sure to include the proper footnote
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                                  work betting pool for masters, choose two from each tier. Who do I go for?
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                                      Originally posted by Ed View Post

                                      Still going on nearly a month later. Asked for more recent payslips and spotted that I got a salary increase in March. Asked for a new salary cert from work. Also asking about the 2k Euromillions win
                                      Oh ffs. I've got so many holes in my accounts. Are you using a broker? It seems like they are trying to shut you down, which is bizarre as banks are generally super flush with cash to the point they should be shouting it from the roof.
                                      "We're not f*cking Burundi" - Big Phil

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                                        Actually the broker was saying that he thinks the problem is that all the mortgage lenders are working from home and, due to being isolated, are scared of making mistakes.
                                        "We're not f*cking Burundi" - Big Phil

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                                          Not going through a broker though that may change when we inevitably have to reapply in 6 months.

                                          I imagine it's down to what you've said about not wanting to make mistakes. We're both working full time and have a very healthy deposit relative to what we're looking to borrow so would have thought we were pretty low risk.

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                                            Last, last chances for the Aintree Tipping Comp.

                                            I suspect Elbows broke many hearts at Cheltenham as the pot is currently a mere €600...
                                            "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                                              This is a properly sleazy political tale. Could possibly only happen in the open-air asylum that is Florida.
                                              "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                                                  A mate of mine opened an account with William Hill. Won a couple of bets for just over a grand. Sent them his ID docs and they closed his account before he could withdraw the money. Plenty of back and forth but they won’t give him the loot. He contacted Ibas who DGAF. Any other way to get it resolved bar solicitors letter.
                                                  His rival it seems, had broken his dreams,By stealing the girl of his fancy.Her name was Magill, and she called herself Lil,But everyone knew her as Nancy.

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                                                    Cracking game between Bayern and PSG. This is the final we had been promised last year.

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                                                      Originally posted by hotspur View Post
                                                      Cracking game between Bayern and PSG. This is the final we had been promised last year.
                                                      The snow hopefully turning the pitch into a skating rink for the second half too.

                                                      Vill ze French crumble beneath zis relentless blitzkrieg?
                                                      "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                                                        Originally posted by Raoul Duke III View Post
                                                        This is a properly sleazy political tale. Could possibly only happen in the open-air asylum that is Florida.
                                                        Also from Florida:


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                                                          I had a right of passage today, something which nearly every bike owner in the city goes through. Had the bike stolen.

                                                          I wasn't such a Keane cyclist. Just used it occasionally to get to work. Does anyone use Dublin bikes? They always looked particularly heavy and slow. Might just try and get a second-hand* road bike/racer.

                                                          *probably also stolen

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                                                            Originally posted by elbows View Post
                                                            A mate of mine opened an account with William Hill. Won a couple of bets for just over a grand. Sent them his ID docs and they closed his account before he could withdraw the money. Plenty of back and forth but they won’t give him the loot. He contacted Ibas who DGAF. Any other way to get it resolved bar solicitors letter.
                                                            I don't think any solicitor would touch it with a bargepole.
                                                            Person...Woman...Man......Camera..TV

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                                                              He's the heir apparent DC.

                                                              Although who the fuck knows what happens over the next three years.
                                                              "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                                                                Originally posted by elbows View Post
                                                                A mate of mine opened an account with William Hill. Won a couple of bets for just over a grand. Sent them his ID docs and they closed his account before he could withdraw the money. Plenty of back and forth but they won’t give him the loot. He contacted Ibas who DGAF. Any other way to get it resolved bar solicitors letter.
                                                                There must be more to this than the bare facts above.
                                                                "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                                                                  Originally posted by Denny Crane View Post
                                                                  I had a right of passage today, something which nearly every bike owner in the city goes through. Had the bike stolen.

                                                                  I wasn't such a Keane cyclist. Just used it occasionally to get to work. Does anyone use Dublin bikes? They always looked particularly heavy and slow. Might just try and get a second-hand* road bike/racer.

                                                                  *probably also stolen
                                                                  I'd use them about once a month back in the normal times. Like riding a tank compared to a regular bike but they do for short trips.

                                                                  "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                                                                    Originally posted by Raoul Duke III View Post

                                                                    There must be more to this than the bare facts above.
                                                                    No bizarrely. My mate has been punting a long time (known him since we were nippers) and not dodgy whatsoever and has been limited by a few but never anything like this.
                                                                    His rival it seems, had broken his dreams,By stealing the girl of his fancy.Her name was Magill, and she called herself Lil,But everyone knew her as Nancy.

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                                                                      Originally posted by ComradeCollie View Post

                                                                      I don't think any solicitor would touch it with a bargepole.
                                                                      This lads solicitor got a nice payday

                                                                      Turning millions into thousands

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                                                                        Was he able to speak to anyone in WH?
                                                                        "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                                                                          Originally posted by ComradeCollie View Post

                                                                          I don't think any solicitor would touch it with a bargepole.
                                                                          Ah yeah it’s not much money but didn’t think that could happen.
                                                                          His rival it seems, had broken his dreams,By stealing the girl of his fancy.Her name was Magill, and she called herself Lil,But everyone knew her as Nancy.

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                                                                            Originally posted by Raoul Duke III View Post
                                                                            Was he able to speak to anyone in WH?
                                                                            Only emails. If anyone knew someone potentially
                                                                            that would help. Told him to DM some heads on Twitter to see.
                                                                            His rival it seems, had broken his dreams,By stealing the girl of his fancy.Her name was Magill, and she called herself Lil,But everyone knew her as Nancy.

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                                                                              Originally posted by hotspur View Post
                                                                              Cracking game between Bayern and PSG. This is the final we had been promised last year.
                                                                              Have pretty much given up watching soccer since covid shut it down. I just realised I didn't actually like it that much. Cant remember the last time I watched a full game apart from last years CL final but this is an absolute cracker. Woeful defending but making for a great game.

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                                                                                Originally posted by Strewelpeter View Post

                                                                                This lads solicitor got a nice payday

                                                                                Maybe I should have said reputable solicitor. Pretty sure the non laws around betting could at best get you your original deposit back.
                                                                                Person...Woman...Man......Camera..TV

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                                                                                  Originally posted by elbows View Post

                                                                                  No bizarrely. My mate has been punting a long time (known him since we were nippers) and not dodgy whatsoever and has been limited by a few but never anything like this.
                                                                                  They would have provided an explanation to him or to IBAS regarding the reason for the closure. If they're witholding or confiscating funds, they need to provide a reason.

                                                                                  In terms of other options, there'll be an appropriate regulatory body to contact depending on where he's based. (It's not IBAS). For UK it's the UKGC, for Ireland it'll be wherever WH hold their .EU license

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                                                                                    Originally posted by Ed View Post

                                                                                    They would have provided an explanation to him or to IBAS regarding the reason for the closure. If they're witholding or confiscating funds, they need to provide a reason.

                                                                                    In terms of other options, there'll be an appropriate regulatory body to contact depending on where he's based. (It's not IBAS). For UK it's the UKGC, for Ireland it'll be wherever WH hold their .EU license
                                                                                    Cheers
                                                                                    His rival it seems, had broken his dreams,By stealing the girl of his fancy.Her name was Magill, and she called herself Lil,But everyone knew her as Nancy.

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                                                                                      Funnily enough it happened to me 15 years ago with Ladbrokes. They were stalling letting me withdraw from my account (needed it to buy an engagement ring) sent them all the Id docs about 4 or 5 times. Ended up going into a shop and screaming and shouting what crooks they were and wouldn’t leave without my money. Got the loot, got the ring and the rest is history.
                                                                                      His rival it seems, had broken his dreams,By stealing the girl of his fancy.Her name was Magill, and she called herself Lil,But everyone knew her as Nancy.

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                                                                                        Originally posted by Ed View Post
                                                                                        Not going through a broker though that may change when we inevitably have to reapply in 6 months.

                                                                                        I imagine it's down to what you've said about not wanting to make mistakes. We're both working full time and have a very healthy deposit relative to what we're looking to borrow so would have thought we were pretty low risk.
                                                                                        My impression is a good broker gets down and dirty and tells lenders to cop on and makes your case for you - so provides a balance to the bank risk geeks. That might be a complete fabrication though.
                                                                                        "We're not f*cking Burundi" - Big Phil

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                                                                                          Wasn't there a case in NI of a girl who just happened to bink a mil or so on a Yankee with 365? how did that one go?

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                                                                                            Originally posted by Denny Crane View Post
                                                                                            Wasn't there a case in NI of a girl who just happened to bink a mil or so on a Yankee with 365? how did that one go?
                                                                                            Think "she" got the money

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                                                                                              Bubba @ 75s
                                                                                              Sergio @ 50s
                                                                                              Leish @ 100s
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                                                                                                Im , Thomas, English, Harman and Hovland for me

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                                                                                                  Originally posted by Hitchhiker's Guide To... View Post

                                                                                                  My impression is a good broker gets down and dirty and tells lenders to cop on and makes your case for you - so provides a balance to the bank risk geeks. That might be a complete fabrication though.
                                                                                                  Completely untrue
                                                                                                  Jayzus, Sheila! I forgot me feckin' trousers

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                                                                                                    Powerful Aggie 4.00 Gowran Park

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                                                                                                      SPeith, Berger for me and some final day value hunting should a bottler be on top . Some FRL bets too, basically punts for the fun of it.

                                                                                                      PP doing 1/5 of the odds top 10 means that at 500 to 1 Bernhard Langer is not the worst bet in the world for a fiver. Cameron Champ is 200 to 1. Not in great form but that’s a tasty price too

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                                                                                                        Those Muons could really be a factor in how the ball behaves in Augusta this week.
                                                                                                        Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

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                                                                                                          Originally posted by Pat Mustard View Post

                                                                                                          Completely untrue
                                                                                                          What makes you think that? I've no idea what they actually do.
                                                                                                          "We're not f*cking Burundi" - Big Phil

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                                                                                                            Zach Johnson at 225/1. Patriotic duty bet on Lowry at 125/1. My first ever golf bets so I'm expecting both to either be out of contention by tonight or win the bloody thing.

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                                                                                                              watched "the last breath" last night. documentary about a saturation dive in the north sea that goes wrong. fascinating and terrifying at the same time. really enjoyed it.

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                                                                                                                Originally posted by elbows View Post

                                                                                                                No bizarrely. My mate has been punting a long time (known him since we were nippers) and not dodgy whatsoever and has been limited by a few but never anything like this.
                                                                                                                Any chance he had an account with them previously?

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                                                                                                                  Originally posted by Mellor View Post

                                                                                                                  Any chance he had an account with them previously?
                                                                                                                  That was my thinking. They must have given some reason for this action.
                                                                                                                  "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                                                                                                                    Originally posted by Wombatman View Post
                                                                                                                    Those Muons could really be a factor in how the ball behaves in Augusta this week.
                                                                                                                    Had to google that.

                                                                                                                    Muons, eh.
                                                                                                                    "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                                                                                                                      Originally posted by Hitchhiker's Guide To... View Post

                                                                                                                      What makes you think that? I've no idea what they actually do.
                                                                                                                      I have a friend who's a broker, says he's essentially a document collector and storyteller.they try to show you in the best light possible, he tells a story of hard working, frugal clients, up to the lenders to decide whether they want to believe it or not. Him saying "ah come on lads, they are good for it, that was only a few bets around Cheltenham" means nothing if they don't pass the required stress tests and criteria which differ depending on institution. He just knows which are more cautious and what they look for.
                                                                                                                      Jayzus, Sheila! I forgot me feckin' trousers

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                                                                                                                        Originally posted by elbows View Post
                                                                                                                        A mate of mine opened an account with William Hill. Won a couple of bets for just over a grand. Sent them his ID docs and they closed his account before he could withdraw the money. Plenty of back and forth but they won’t give him the loot. He contacted Ibas who DGAF. Any other way to get it resolved bar solicitors letter.
                                                                                                                        there is ALWAYS more to these stories. I mean always. So there is being some element of the story being omitted somewhere. Happy to assist and give direction on what to do.

                                                                                                                        Was it a duplicate account, was it in his name, etc?

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                                                                                                                          Originally posted by Denny Crane View Post
                                                                                                                          Wasn't there a case in NI of a girl who just happened to bink a mil or so on a Yankee with 365? how did that one go?
                                                                                                                          I have heard that it was settled for 200k with 100k going to the solicitor, 50k going to the account owner, and the remaining 50k going to the UBO, this their initial deposit was 30k or so. Also known as a 4/6 shot when it all washed out.

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