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Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 10th 2020, 8:07 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Advice On Transferring Money/FX

Like the tiger thing on Netflix once you start getting bored by it along comes another twist to the plot.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 10th 2020, 6:51 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Advice On Transferring Money/FX

Thanks for the replies, I use HiFX myself who have recently been taken over by XE.

Though I was really just having a dig at an inconceivable drama playing out on another part of the internet.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 5th 2020, 7:30 am
Replies: 67
Views: 10,982
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Stay or Go

Staying put. I'll pass on living under Cumming's angry loner eugenics experiment for now, thanks.

I'm also quite optimistic for certain sectors going forward - IT, e-commerce, education among...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 5th 2020, 7:15 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
Posted By Arnold S

Advice On Transferring Money/FX

I have some money I want to bring over from the UK and was wondering the best way to go about it.

Straight forward transfer between my UK and UAE bank accounts?
A listed company that's regulated...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 30th 2020, 4:46 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,220
Posted By Arnold S

Re: B-DAY

What's to worry about when Liz Truss is on the case
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 27th 2020, 8:30 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,874
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Saved in the nick of time...

Taking your own life or depression isn't necessary linked to financial stability though. And I wonder what a thread bare NHS would be able to provide in this particular case.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 17th 2019, 6:01 am
Replies: 52
Views: 4,358
Posted By Arnold S

Re: General Election

I bet all the righties are relieved they can stop pretending they care about antisemitism now.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 6th 2019, 7:43 am
Replies: 11
Views: 834
Posted By Arnold S

Re: CV styles and formats

1 - Bit of both, I know people say to keep it short but I'd rather know everything the person has done and is capable of.
2 - Forget PPT, keyword scanning software won't pick it up and you'll piss...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 24th 2019, 11:20 am
Replies: 178
Views: 17,047
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Brexit outcome

This is going well then.
Forum: Middle East
Sep 19th 2019, 7:23 am
Replies: 68
Views: 13,378
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Dubai Housing Prices Tumble To 2008 Levels

The true "guru" knows that long term success is less about the picks and all about a staking plan that can withstand variance.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 12th 2019, 7:32 am
Replies: 66
Views: 9,770
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Where is everybody?

Genuinely fascinating insights but isn't worker's welfare all a bit too.... well, lefty?
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 4th 2019, 6:48 am
Replies: 94
Views: 12,204
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Boris

This is all going well then...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 29th 2019, 6:09 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,945
Posted By Arnold S

Re: UK Parliament to be suspended in September?

It's all still rugger in the lower forth for him, isn't it? Russia and China must be pissing themselves at how easy all this has been. A few memes and sock puppet accounts and the Conversative party...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 27th 2019, 6:13 am
Replies: 94
Views: 12,204
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Boris

I've always had the impression that the Thatcher government did well out of the troubles. Brighton was probably a bit too close for comfort but even the aftermath from that went in their favour.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 21st 2019, 12:32 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 4,321
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Tourist arrivals.

"Once you agree on a price, that's when the negotiations start"

The company I worked for years ago paid someone to travel to China and seal containers prior to shipping. Anything that had been...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 20th 2019, 8:07 am
Replies: 40
Views: 4,321
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Tourist arrivals.

Thanks all for the info, also explains why they're so keen to fund UK power plants.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 19th 2019, 7:14 am
Replies: 40
Views: 4,321
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Tourist arrivals.

Genuinely curious, what was the negative impact on Kenya?
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 4th 2019, 9:16 am
Replies: 94
Views: 12,204
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Boris

How did they know Mountbatten had dandruff?
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 30th 2019, 1:59 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 12,204
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Boris

The pound is doing well I see, though for a few that was definitely part of the plan
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 30th 2019, 10:04 am
Replies: 94
Views: 12,204
Posted By Arnold S

Talking Re: Boris

Ah yes, the promise of adequate food :thumbsup:
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 25th 2019, 7:14 am
Replies: 94
Views: 12,204
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Boris

I assume the corporate and business interests that fund the Conservative Party, or are key contributors to the UK economy, are slightly less gung ho about "we wun two warz" blind optimism being the...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 24th 2019, 12:31 pm
Replies: 94
Views: 12,204
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Boris

There are people who want just that, who also have his ear.

For now, I still have faith in establishment stopgaps preventing it from happening, but then other events in recent times would have...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 24th 2019, 11:11 am
Replies: 94
Views: 12,204
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Boris

Best case scenario - he'll push through the current deal tarted-up and claim a resounding victory. Call an immediate election and romp home off the back of that and the ineptitude of Labour. The...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 7th 2019, 7:43 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 5,000
Posted By Arnold S

Re: Drug Use

This story, and other reports, have all been lifted from the Daily Fail, who've also seen fit to use the dark arts and copyright images garnered via her social media page.

There's loads to this...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Apr 10th 2019, 12:35 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,820
Posted By Arnold S

Re: When do you know your time is up?

I knew someone that gave it more than a year. They wanted to go after 6-9 months when their existing lease ran out and started paying rent month to month but their spouse wanted to stay. They got...
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