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by PinkDalek
January 21st, 2017, 1:18 pm
Forum: Legal Issues (Practical)
Topic: Shares in private limited company and probate
Replies: 1
Views: 51

Re: Shares in private limited company and probate

My friend is trying to establish probate on his cousin's estate. No will has been found as yet, but one is thought to have been written, what has been found are several certificates for shares in Chillington Corporation, dated 1986, these are for just 29 9.5% Cumulative Redeemable preference shares...
by PinkDalek
January 20th, 2017, 4:23 pm
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: Trump
Replies: 40
Views: 565

Re: Trump

We seem to be watching this inauguration thing. At least some of them look like they've not had face jobs.
by PinkDalek
January 20th, 2017, 4:18 pm
Forum: Beerpig's Snug
Topic: Trump
Replies: 40
Views: 565

Re: Trump

AleisterCrowley wrote:There were two good options - and you got the wrong one :)

Clue: post-LBJ


The Great Gerald then!
by PinkDalek
January 20th, 2017, 2:26 pm
Forum: Cars, Driving, Motorbikes and Trains
Topic: Not stopping following accident
Replies: 14
Views: 289

Re: Not stopping following accident

... But in the UK it's my understanding that you can legally leave the scene of an accident if there is no injury. ... That's what I thought but http://content.met.police.uk/Article/Collision-forms-and-reports/1400005513174/1400005513174 at first reading seems to suggest an accident should be repor...
by PinkDalek
January 20th, 2017, 1:43 pm
Forum: Cars, Driving, Motorbikes and Trains
Topic: Traffic Accident.
Replies: 24
Views: 374

Re: Traffic Accident.

Actually, Rule 185 in the Highway Code shows that if going straight ahead at a roundabout, one should use the left hand lane , which would suggest that Peter may be at fault even though the lane markings suggest otherwise. ... Rule 185 only seems to show that diagrammatically (perhaps that's why yo...
by PinkDalek
January 19th, 2017, 8:40 pm
Forum: Cars, Driving, Motorbikes and Trains
Topic: Traffic Accident.
Replies: 24
Views: 374

Re: Traffic Accident.

Rule 186 covers intermediate exits in more detail http://www.highwaycode.info/rule/186 including " select the appropriate lane on approach to and on the roundabout " and " stay in this lane until you need to alter course to exit the roundabout ". [RETRACT] Perhaps he should have...
by PinkDalek
January 19th, 2017, 8:18 pm
Forum: Biscuit Bar
Topic: Newly registered users etc - signatures
Replies: 12
Views: 412

Re: Newly registered users etc - signatures

Hi stooz Well that's a rubbish bit of coding... Another newly registered user has posted immediately on registration and is about to have his post deleted: http://www.lemonfool.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=29&t=2643 http://www.lemonfool.co.uk/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=2180 Is it not possibl...
by PinkDalek
January 19th, 2017, 8:14 pm
Forum: Cars, Driving, Motorbikes and Trains
Topic: Traffic Accident.
Replies: 24
Views: 374

Re: Traffic Accident.

Actually, Rule 185 in the Highway Code shows that if going straight ahead at a roundabout, one should use the left hand lane, which would suggest that Peter may be at fault even though the lane markings suggest otherwise. ... Rule 185 only seems to show that diagrammatically (perhaps that's why you...
by PinkDalek
January 19th, 2017, 7:57 pm
Forum: Biscuit Bar
Topic: Equitable Life
Replies: 4
Views: 253

Re: Equitable Life

The EMAG issue seems to have broken into life again! Last week I got an email ... I haven't checked in detail but you might be interested that newlyretired has reported receipt of a similar communication from EMAG and has opened a new Topic at Retirement Investing: Eq[u]itable Life and EMAG http://...
by PinkDalek
January 19th, 2017, 4:30 pm
Forum: Taxes
Topic: tax return question on carrying over a loss
Replies: 1
Views: 136

Re: tax return question on carrying over a loss

Hello all, I am helping a friend with an issue they have in working out how they can offset previous years of losses on their Sole Trader business with a profit this tax year. Looking at their tax returns, they have put down some salaried income they made in the last 2 tax returns which meant they ...
by PinkDalek
January 19th, 2017, 1:38 pm
Forum: Cars, Driving, Motorbikes and Trains
Topic: Traffic Accident.
Replies: 24
Views: 374

Re: Traffic Accident.

My friend, Peter, approached a roundabout in the right hand lane to go straight ahead 2nd exit. Lane markings on the approach to the roundabout showed that this was allowed. A lady entered onto the roundabout at the same time as Peter approaching in the same direction using the left hand lane. ... ...
by PinkDalek
January 18th, 2017, 6:47 pm
Forum: Legal Issues (Practical)
Topic: Missing Wills
Replies: 57
Views: 847

Re: Missing Wills

Pheidippides wrote:It is almost certain that the original 2006 wills will NOT have been left with solicitor who drew them up.


To be absolutely certain, can someone not ask them?
by PinkDalek
January 17th, 2017, 11:50 pm
Forum: Does anyone know?
Topic: Paying coin into bank
Replies: 28
Views: 526

Re: Paying coin into bank

I'll go for the deliberately contrary option then! :roll: There have been plenty of reports of mispricing, both online and in shops, where the retailers have refused to sell at the incorrect price advertised. Contarily, others have accepted their mistake and taken it on the chin. Well done you thoug...
by PinkDalek
January 17th, 2017, 11:35 pm
Forum: Legal Issues (Practical)
Topic: SDLT on 'buy out'
Replies: 45
Views: 813

Re: SDLT on 'buy out'

AleisterCrowley wrote:Ruggabellus Efferus

I just have to look that one up :)


As mentioned here as a wild card: viewtopic.php?f=20&t=1909&p=17817&hilit=Ruggabellus+Efferus#p17817

Looking forward to Clitheroekid's summary of the wines once tasted, over there.
by PinkDalek
January 17th, 2017, 10:53 pm
Forum: Legal Issues (Practical)
Topic: SDLT on 'buy out'
Replies: 45
Views: 813

Re: SDLT on 'buy out'

"Incidentally, there appears to have been a misunderstanding by an earlier poster that SDLT is only paid on the balance over the threshold - it's not, once the threshold (£125k) is passed SDLT is paid on the whole amount." I was one of those who thought we no longer had the slab system fo...
by PinkDalek
January 17th, 2017, 9:55 pm
Forum: Does anyone know?
Topic: Paying coin into bank
Replies: 28
Views: 526

Re: Paying coin into bank

I proceed to the till and present the item. The cashier looks at me in a funny way, but processes the transaction at the price stated. I inferred that she recognised the mistake but accepted that the stated price must be allowed to stand. I'm never sure if you are being entertaining or deliberately...
by PinkDalek
January 17th, 2017, 7:15 pm
Forum: Pensions - Practical Problems
Topic: demanding originals of marriage cert AND ..
Replies: 10
Views: 448

Re: demanding originals of marriage cert AND ..

Do I gather from an earlier post that one can still get an official copy 50 years later? Does one have to apply to the registrar in the district one was married in or to one's present local register office? You can " order a birth, marriage or death certificate from only £9.25 direct from the ...
by PinkDalek
January 17th, 2017, 7:08 pm
Forum: Legal Issues (Practical)
Topic: Massage and gender
Replies: 38
Views: 824

Re: Massage and gender

Slarti wrote:If you're in a cubical and someone in an adjacent one lets off a ripsnorter, ...


I'd find a different shape to avoid such a possibility.
by PinkDalek
January 17th, 2017, 7:00 pm
Forum: Does anyone know?
Topic: Paying coin into bank
Replies: 28
Views: 526

Re: Paying coin into bank

I thought the concept of "legal tender" was that if you tendered it then it could not be refused on legal grounds. Legal tender has a very narrow and technical meaning in the settlement of debts. according to the Royal Mint http://www.royalmint.com/aboutus/policies-and-guidelines/legal-te...
by PinkDalek
January 17th, 2017, 6:22 pm
Forum: Legal Issues (Practical)
Topic: Missing Wills
Replies: 57
Views: 847

Re: Missing Wills

... We are sure that there is a 2006 will: ... Three problems: the original 2006 wills have completely disappeared and MIL is not competent to fulfill the role of executor fully. We have been told that these wills were signed, but Mrs Pheid has never seen a signed copy and therefore is not COMPLETE...

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