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    Originally posted by Strewelpeter View Post
    All we really missed that is worth remembering is RDIII's classic BBVing of DeChambeau calling him a cool customer the only one who doesn't look like blowing up
    One of us read that incorrectly. I though he was referring to Louis? Deffo a glitch in the matrix.

    I'm glad Rahm won as it proves big arse obesity is not a deterrent to success at sport.

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      Feck this I'm off for a bottle of kool aid

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        Originally posted by 6starpool View Post
        Good. Hopefully once the main frustrations are out of the way, we can evaluate then if we bin vbulletin altogether, which I know lots of people seemed keen to do. We'll let this settle a little and revisit that then, maybe next week.
        Good work . A Guinness zero for this lad .

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          Spent countless hours on that meme

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            I see my electric car shilling has been lost, just an update I was going to post, my sums were out, you can actually get night rate at half the price I'd calculated at, making your per km cost to be about 1c

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              Site running very smoothly. WP lads
              Turning millions into thousands

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                Originally posted by Solksjaer! View Post

                One of us read that incorrectly. I though he was referring to Louis? Deffo a glitch in the matrix.

                I'm glad Rahm won as it proves big arse obesity is not a deterrent to success at sport.
                It was Louis I referred to. In fairness to him, he seemed a bit more clutch than the rest of them including our own Wee Rory.

                Was also glad to see Fist Pumping get such a fine run out from our winner.
                "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                  Originally posted by Strewelpeter View Post
                  Site running very smoothly. WP lads
                  Was just going to mention; lost about 4 pages off BBV (who cares) and gained massive performance benefits. Excellent work!
                  "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                    Good start to the week..wrenched the back...in semi hobbling mode...balls to it was looking forward to golf tomorrow

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                      Sweden's PM vote of no confidence. Election or resignation. 1st time ever the vain Swedes have ousted someone like this I believe. They botched Covid , . Amongst other things

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                        Anyone got any tips for changing the direction work is going when the orders are coming from on high in a very large company? Major groupthink going on and most people at my level think it's going to be awful but I'm the only one speaking up. So far all I seem to have done is make management double down. Polish the CV time or is there a productive way to say no to something I know is going to be bad for our customers?
                        "I can’t find anyone who agrees with what I write or think these days, so I guess I must be getting closer to the truth." - Hunter S. Thompson

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                          Originally posted by AndyFatBastard View Post
                          Anyone got any tips for changing the direction work is going when the orders are coming from on high in a very large company? Major groupthink going on and most people at my level think it's going to be awful but I'm the only one speaking up. So far all I seem to have done is make management double down. Polish the CV time or is there a productive way to say no to something I know is going to be bad for our customers?
                          Dont water cooler any discussion. Keep comms directly from yourself . Schedule a meeting with one of them and discuss.

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                            Originally posted by AndyFatBastard View Post
                            Anyone got any tips for changing the direction work is going when the orders are coming from on high in a very large company? Major groupthink going on and most people at my level think it's going to be awful but I'm the only one speaking up. So far all I seem to have done is make management double down. Polish the CV time or is there a productive way to say no to something I know is going to be bad for our customers?
                            Grab your immediate boss and walk him\her through the issues, with supporting evidence, one by one - then make it their problem.

                            Also, polish up your 'I told you so' badge.
                            "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                              Originally posted by Solksjaer! View Post
                              Sweden's PM vote of no confidence. Election or resignation. 1st time ever the vain Swedes have ousted someone like this I believe. They botched Covid , . Amongst other things
                              They shot one before, so this seems like a more civilised way of doing things.
                              "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                                Originally posted by Raoul Duke III View Post

                                They shot one before, so this seems like a more civilised way of doing things.
                                A good guy I was told

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                                  Originally posted by Raoul Duke III View Post

                                  It was Louis I referred to. In fairness to him, he seemed a bit more clutch than the rest of them including our own Wee Rory.

                                  Was also glad to see Fist Pumping get such a fine run out from our winner.
                                  The most unclutch shot of all time . Needing an eagle he lays up. I'd have preferred to hit it in the water. Dont get it. A USOPEN on the line .

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                                    Originally posted by Raoul Duke III View Post

                                    Grab your immediate boss and walk him\her through the issues, with supporting evidence, one by one - then make it their problem.

                                    Also, polish up your 'I told you so' badge.
                                    Immediate boss wants to take an I Told You So strategy where I'd very much prefer to not have the thing happen in the first place :-/
                                    "I can’t find anyone who agrees with what I write or think these days, so I guess I must be getting closer to the truth." - Hunter S. Thompson

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                                      Originally posted by AndyFatBastard View Post

                                      Immediate boss wants to take an I Told You So strategy where I'd very much prefer to not have the thing happen in the first place :-/
                                      Isolate yourself from the fallout, look for avenues of promotion from it!
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                                        I'm at the sports surgery clinic in Santy now. It's amazing how efficient things are when you're paying for it.

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                                          Originally posted by Raoul Duke III View Post

                                          They shot one before, so this seems like a more civilised way of doing things.
                                          That's some list of theories about who killed him.

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                                            Still one or two teething problems but hopefully sorted in time
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                                              Originally posted by hotspur View Post

                                              That's some list of theories about who killed him.
                                              It's a recurring theme in the books of Leif Persson (Backstrom author)
                                              "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                                                Originally posted by 6starpool View Post
                                                I'm at the sports surgery clinic in Santy now. It's amazing how efficient things are when you're paying for it.
                                                So they're open?

                                                I sent them a mail last week enquiring about a test they do but never got a response, I'll call them.

                                                What you getting done?
                                                I hold silver in tit for tat, and I love you for that

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                                                  Originally posted by DeadParrot View Post
                                                  Still one or two teething problems but hopefully sorted in time
                                                  Echo what others have said, it's performing perfectly now.
                                                  I hold silver in tit for tat, and I love you for that

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                                                    Originally posted by Lazare View Post

                                                    So they're open?

                                                    I sent them a mail last week enquiring about a test they do but never got a response, I'll call them.

                                                    What you getting done?
                                                    Just seeing someone about ankle problems I've had for years. Definitely fully open.

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                                                      I've noticed I am now getting jobs sent to me that not only offer full time remote work but also one or two that are offering 4 days weeks instead of five. If work comes back and says they want people back in the office 5 days a week, I can see how people are going to start getting snapped up by companies adapting like that.

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                                                        I've an email in to tender for a large project, a school. It's from a QS that I've quoted to before for similar.

                                                        There's probably half a day's work ahead of me deciphering info from complex plans, and I'm almost 100% sure this guy is just using me for his quota.

                                                        Would I be out of line replying that there's a tender/quotation fee that can be claimed against a successful tender?

                                                        Am thinking of telling him it's €200 + vat for my time.

                                                        Done thing or not?
                                                        I hold silver in tit for tat, and I love you for that

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                                                          Originally posted by Lazare View Post
                                                          I've an email in to tender for a large project, a school. It's from a QS that I've quoted to before for similar.

                                                          There's probably half a day's work ahead of me deciphering info from complex plans, and I'm almost 100% sure this guy is just using me for his quota.

                                                          Would I be out of line replying that there's a tender/quotation fee that can be claimed against a successful tender?

                                                          Am thinking of telling him it's €200 + vat for my time.

                                                          Done thing or not?
                                                          Over quote it and be done in 5 mins.
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                                                            Originally posted by Micknail View Post

                                                            Over quote it and be done in 5 mins.
                                                            Ah it's not really as simple as that. Would need to spend about three hours just working out what it is I'm quoting for.
                                                            I hold silver in tit for tat, and I love you for that

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                                                              Still can't thank my own posts. WTF like.
                                                              Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

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                                                                Originally posted by Lazare View Post

                                                                Ah it's not really as simple as that. Would need to spend about three hours just working out what it is I'm quoting for.
                                                                If you're doing it just for that one person, you'd want to be careful that it doesn't get out there that this is a thing that you will always do in future for everyone. You don't want it having unintended consequences.

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                                                                  Originally posted by Lazare View Post
                                                                  I've an email in to tender for a large project, a school. It's from a QS that I've quoted to before for similar.

                                                                  There's probably half a day's work ahead of me deciphering info from complex plans, and I'm almost 100% sure this guy is just using me for his quota.

                                                                  Would I be out of line replying that there's a tender/quotation fee that can be claimed against a successful tender?

                                                                  Am thinking of telling him it's €200 + vat for my time.

                                                                  Done thing or not?

                                                                  you are under pricing yourself
                                                                  many kitchen companies charge for their quote and drawing due to a lot of people using the drawing with someone else

                                                                  you might end up getting a job off him if u play that card

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                                                                    "Wind River" tonight TG4 got some good reviews.

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                                                                      Chrome on Samsung S21 suddenly started opening a whole load of random spammy tabs.... maybe one an hour.
                                                                      .
                                                                      I've cleared the chrome cache and deleted any recently loaded apps but its still happening can't think what else might be doing it.

                                                                      Any ideas how to stop it?

                                                                      Turning millions into thousands

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                                                                        Originally posted by dinekes View Post
                                                                        "Wind River" tonight TG4 got some good reviews.
                                                                        'tis good, a little tough to watch at certain points. Director has been responsible for some good stuff over the last while. Wrote 'Hell or High Water' and Sicario and his TV show Yellowstone is decent

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                                                                            AGS ask to use 'discretion' in enforcing laws on outdoor drinking. Didn't they they could enforce on a whim.
                                                                            Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

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                                                                              Dodgy peno that

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                                                                                Originally posted by dinekes View Post
                                                                                Dodgy peno that
                                                                                Won't see softer.
                                                                                Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

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                                                                                  Screamer!
                                                                                  Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

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                                                                                    Delighted for Russia. Hack that!

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                                                                                      Originally posted by Lazare View Post
                                                                                      I've an email in to tender for a large project, a school. It's from a QS that I've quoted to before for similar.

                                                                                      There's probably half a day's work ahead of me deciphering info from complex plans, and I'm almost 100% sure this guy is just using me for his quota.

                                                                                      Would I be out of line replying that there's a tender/quotation fee that can be claimed against a successful tender?

                                                                                      Am thinking of telling him it's €200 + vat for my time.

                                                                                      Done thing or not?

                                                                                      Might not be possible on this occasion for you, but I keep a quote log of all quotes we do for customers and track whether we secure the business or if we even get any feedback. It's reviewed regularly and if we see a pattern where we are quoting a lot with no business and no feedback, we'll have a frank conversation with the customer. Sometimes, it leads to discovering an issue with our pricing or lack of relationship to get a quote over the line that we can work on and sometimes, it leads to us not quoting the company anymore as they are complete & utter time wasters - Ain't nobody got time for that.

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                                                                                        Originally posted by 6starpool View Post
                                                                                        Yay! Someone is here!

                                                                                        If anyone notices things working faster or better or whatever, please let me know. Equally if you are using it for a while and the problems are still evident, likewise.

                                                                                        This may have been mentioned already but can we still use Tapatalk on this new version?

                                                                                        Am on laptop now and it definitely seems to be better but Tapatalk is still showing the old site

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                                                                                          So just need the multi quote button and half the posters back now and we'll be sorted!
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                                                                                            Originally posted by Lao Lao View Post


                                                                                            Might not be possible on this occasion for you, but I keep a quote log of all quotes we do for customers and track whether we secure the business or if we even get any feedback. It's reviewed regularly and if we see a pattern where we are quoting a lot with no business and no feedback, we'll have a frank conversation with the customer. Sometimes, it leads to discovering an issue with our pricing or lack of relationship to get a quote over the line that we can work on and sometimes, it leads to us not quoting the company anymore as they are complete & utter time wasters - Ain't nobody got time for that.
                                                                                            Originally posted by Lao Lao View Post


                                                                                            This may have been mentioned already but can we still use Tapatalk on this new version?

                                                                                            Am on laptop now and it definitely seems to be better but Tapatalk is still showing the old site
                                                                                            Originally posted by Micknail View Post
                                                                                            So just need the multi quote button and half the posters back now and we'll be sorted!
                                                                                            Multi quote is awkward for sure, but it does work.

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                                                                                              so, I'm still getting the same two error messages before I login on chrome. Seems to be working ok on safari on ipad though

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                                                                                                ..but error message when I post. Post is there when I refresh, but if I edit post and get that message the edit doesn't appear
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                                                                                                  Yeah improved performance, and the IPB banner is working so easier to switch between forums. Good job lads.
                                                                                                  No beast so fierce but knows some touch of pity, but I know none, therefore am no beast.

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                                                                                                    Now for Phase 2.

                                                                                                    We need a list of formerly active posters to attract back to the shiny new site.
                                                                                                    1. Flushdraws
                                                                                                    2. The Rigger?
                                                                                                    3. Zuutroy
                                                                                                    "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                                                                                                      Originally posted by Tar.Aldarion View Post
                                                                                                      I've noticed I am now getting jobs sent to me that not only offer full time remote work but also one or two that are offering 4 days weeks instead of five. If work comes back and says they want people back in the office 5 days a week, I can see how people are going to start getting snapped up by companies adapting like that.
                                                                                                      That is though relative to your industry, The competition in Dublin at the moment for Software Eng's is completely crazy. Many people in other industries won't have that luxury.

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                                                                                                        Originally posted by Raoul Duke III View Post
                                                                                                        Now for Phase 2.

                                                                                                        We need a list of formerly active posters to attract back to the shiny new site.
                                                                                                        1. Flushdraws
                                                                                                        2. The Rigger?
                                                                                                        3. Zuutroy
                                                                                                        All the way to back Zurooph? So long now I can't spell it right.
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                                                                                                          Originally posted by Opr View Post

                                                                                                          That is though relative to your industry, The competition in Dublin at the moment for Software Eng's is completely crazy. Many people in other industries won't have that luxury.
                                                                                                          I read an interesting article that might back up Tar's point though; more people than ever are telling their bosses to stick it up your hole.
                                                                                                          "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                                                                                                            Originally posted by Micknail View Post

                                                                                                            All the way to back Zurooph? So long now I can't spell it right.
                                                                                                            Zuutroph is the preferred nomenclature. Dude.
                                                                                                            "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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                                                                                                              Originally posted by Raoul Duke III View Post
                                                                                                              Now for Phase 2.

                                                                                                              We need a list of formerly active posters to attract back to the shiny new site.
                                                                                                              1. Flushdraws
                                                                                                              2. The Rigger?
                                                                                                              3. Zuutroy
                                                                                                              the situation
                                                                                                              murdrum
                                                                                                              Elshambles

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                                                                                                                Originally posted by shrapnel View Post

                                                                                                                the situation
                                                                                                                murdrum
                                                                                                                Elshambles
                                                                                                                dougie has been pretty quiet as well lately I think
                                                                                                                People say I should be more humble I hope they understand, they don't listen when you mumble
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                                                                                                                  It's not going to be easy when we get back to not wearing masks anymore. My eyes can say ok no problem but under the mask ive been quietly saying ffkkkkkk youuuuuuuu daily. I'm bound to be caught out.

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                                                                                                                    Originally posted by Solksjaer! View Post
                                                                                                                    It's not going to be easy when we get back to not wearing masks anymore. My eyes can say ok no problem but under the mask ive been quietly saying ffkkkkkk youuuuuuuu daily. I'm bound to be caught out.
                                                                                                                    We should probably keep wearing them. Surely most Irish people look better when you can only see their eyes?
                                                                                                                    Person...Woman...Man......Camera..TV

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                                                                                                                      Originally posted by Lazare View Post
                                                                                                                      I've an email in to tender for a large project, a school. It's from a QS that I've quoted to before for similar.

                                                                                                                      There's probably half a day's work ahead of me deciphering info from complex plans, and I'm almost 100% sure this guy is just using me for his quota.

                                                                                                                      Would I be out of line replying that there's a tender/quotation fee that can be claimed against a successful tender?

                                                                                                                      Am thinking of telling him it's €200 + vat for my time.

                                                                                                                      Done thing or not?
                                                                                                                      Definitely not the done thing imo.
                                                                                                                      You can accept or turn down the invitation to quote. But the idea is that it’s done speculatively.
                                                                                                                      The a costs involved with tendering, should be balanced by profits when you are award the tender - or else it’s not worth it.

                                                                                                                      Of course, you can attach any fees you like. But I can’t see it being a +EV as a strategy.
                                                                                                                      But definitely track the time, cost, win-rate and get whatever info back you can. Cut leads that aren’t profitable.

                                                                                                                      That said, the above raise some questions. Is the QS working for the contractor? Then I’d really be expecting them to quantify it better. You can send an request for information. Ask to get the information in a schedule of quantities. Could the window schedule work? That’s basically his only job.

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                                                                                                                        Originally posted by balfejohn View Post
                                                                                                                        you are under pricing yourself
                                                                                                                        many kitchen companies charge for their quote and drawing due to a lot of people using the drawing with someone else

                                                                                                                        you might end up getting a job off him if u play that card
                                                                                                                        In that case they are charging for the design/drawing. Not the quote. Kinda the opposite scenario.
                                                                                                                        If you brought a drawing to a kitchen company and they had a charge to quote, they’d be told to piss off.

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                                                                                                                          Originally posted by ComradeCollie View Post

                                                                                                                          We should probably keep wearing them. Surely most Irish people look better when you can only see their eyes?
                                                                                                                          Are you able to do more stuff now that you are doubly jabbed? (or do you want to!)
                                                                                                                          "We are not Europeans. Those people on the continent are freaks."

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