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  1. paula

    IFF taxation consultation thread

    i finished the job at the end of 06 so the new p45 they sent me helpfully says 'date started: may 08' (when back pay was processed) and 'date finished: dec 06' (date i actually finished). the payslip is dated this year though, so it probably relates to 08. so i have to wait till the end of the...
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    Restaurant Recommendations

    i think yamamori and chez max would be too exotic for my father. i can just imagine his face if i told him we were going for french food. there seems to be a sufficient amount of STEAK and MEAT on the tante zoe's menu though for it to be a possibility so i will look into that!
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    IFF taxation consultation thread

    a few months back i had just started a job and was put on emergency tax. at the same time, i received a back payment from another job i finished ages ago, and this was hit with the emergency tax too. i got the money back from my actual job as obv more payments were made to me, but the back pay...
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    Restaurant Recommendations

    i have to make a booking for a graduation dinner and i'm a bit stuck. we need to be sitting down around 4ish as the actual graduation bit won't be done till then, and also half the party are catching a train at 7 so it can't be much later. it's an awkward time of post-lunch, pre-dinner, so a lot...
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    A Film with me in it

    that's ok! hey everyone else: i don't think a comeback is necessary for reading something in a newspaper about the origin of a comedian's surname and believing it to be true!
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    A Film with me in it

    ok. i got it from here: http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/newsfeatures/2008/0830/1220023428991.html
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    A Film with me in it

    the 'o' is made up. david o'doherty inserted it to differentiate himself from his brother cos he was also doing stand-up when he started.
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    Random Photos

    it looks like the salt mine outside krakow! am i right?
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    US Presidential Elections 2008

    http://www.new.facebook.com/group.php?gid=24824963619&ref=nf
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    volunteering

    hello. so, the national day of volunteering - 'give it a swirl day' - takes place on friday 26th september. the day concentrates on hands-on involvement rather than fundraising, giving people a taster of volunteering. you can find listings of the volunteer projects organised for the day on...
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    Favourite Food Blogs

    i like http://orangette.blogspot.com and i've recently started reading http://tast.ie and http://smittenkitchen.com/ which seem good too.
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    Happy Birthday to Catwoman, itchy on 25th August 2008

    happy birthday!
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    One Week in Paris

    some paris gig listings: http://www.magnetophone.com/offline/region/ile-de-france/concerts/
  14. paula

    Mario Kart Wii Thumped GP

    i'll be in for this too. yeah, one person can set up a room and as long as you've added that person, the room pops up as an option to join.
  15. paula

    Edinburgh!

    does anyone have anymore accommodation recommendations they'd like to make? i've found some cheap flights for august but it's festival season so a lot of places are booked up and what's left that i can find is a bit expensive for my tight budget.
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    last minute family holiday

    there's a section on the aertel website with the lots of last minute deals as well. http://www.rte.ie/aertel/500-01.html
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    Fashion gripes

    another big feet solution i forgot about: http://www.large-size-designer-shoes.com/ it's an irish website and there's a shop in dundalk too i think.
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    Fashion gripes

    if i had the money, i think i'd consider the toe chop. i hate hate hate my big feet. being stuck wearing converse all the time is no fun. i squeeze myself into the topshop shoes sometimes but because i walk everywhere it's never very practical. other places with big sizes: - office do...
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    Ellen Allien - This Friday at Spy - Ticket Info

    maybe partly because they don't give out tap water and make loads of money off bottled water.... or at least that's what happens when i'm there.
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    Restaurant Recommendations

    it's 11.50 but it's also beautiful. i had dreams about that breakfast afterwards. plus, it's a really nice cafe with friendly but non-intrusive staff.
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