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Apple and Google are screwing app developers with a hefty commissionApple and Google are screwing app developers with a hefty commission
It's pretty tough to make a living these days as a an app developer. The issue I have is the commission of 30% that both Google and Apple take when - [14 November 2019 - 1 comments]

Brexit and why I'd consider voting for Boris JohnsonBrexit and why I'd consider voting for Boris Johnson
I've never voted Tory in my life and come from a mining town. But I might just vote for the guy that can guarantee Brexit. - [5 September 2019 - 29 comments]

A couple of gripes about Blackpool Pleasure BeachA couple of gripes about Blackpool Pleasure Beach
I recently spent a day at Blackpool Pleasure Beach and whilst I did have a lot of fun there and really enjoyed myself with even the British summer - [18 August 2019 - 3 comments]

Bullying, controlling and domineering - Small Person Syndrome?Bullying, controlling and domineering - Small Person Syndrome?
Unfortunately, you will always find someone somewhere who gets involved in order to dominate, take control and look better rather than to participate - [30 May 2019 - 14 comments]

British customers often rude to waiters and waitressesBritish customers often rude to waiters and waitresses
I've rarely been sworn at, had personal insults, been threatened and intimidated or just treated as inferior by customers from other countries, but - [26 April 2019 - 2 comments]

Shamima Begum shouldn't be allowed back in the UKShamima Begum shouldn't be allowed back in the UK
In the news recently about Shamima Begum, one of three teenage girls to leave the UK for a new life with the Islamic State group. - [17 February 2019 - 9 comments]

Why do people no longer respond to emails?Why do people no longer respond to emails?
Email used to be great way to communicate and to my mind it's still one of the best ways to communicate on the Internet. At least it would be if the - [22 January 2019 - 4 comments]

Kids run amok in the restaurant while parents play on their phonesKids run amok in the restaurant while parents play on their phones
Recently a restaurant in Gloucester has been handing out notices to parents requesting them to keep their children quiet. The question that I'm - [21 May 2018 - 6 comments]

Shops open all hours around the Christmas periodShops open all hours around the Christmas period
These days we are too commercial and not enough time is given to spend time with our families. I remember when all shops closed every Sunday giving us - [28 December 2017 - 10 comments]

PayPal are a disgrace and shouldn't be allowed to operatePayPal are a disgrace and shouldn't be allowed to operate
Some people like PayPal, but why are the courts not tackling them as they have been fleecing people for years? Yet Uber who save people money are - [28 September 2017 - 7 comments]

Wage theft and ways employers avoid your overtime payWage theft and ways employers avoid your overtime pay
Has anyone here ever been the victim of wage theft? The idea that you are not being paid fully for the hours you do if you're hourly paid which - [17 July 2017 - 4 comments]

Buying a flat in London, too expensive and not worth the stressBuying a flat in London, too expensive and not worth the stress
Buying a flat in London is like entering a 90s inspired fantasy board-game, also known as JUMANJI. From the moment you speak to your first estate - [8 May 2017 - 5 comments]

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