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Old 2014-03-12, 08:43   Link #7441
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Is there a way of writing a letter that will get the taxman off your back?

I have changed jobs and no longer fall in the taxable income range, but they keep sending me letters saying that I owe tithe to the God Emperor. I wrote 2 letters over the past 2 years to declare, and now they sent me the THIRD one.
Well, you can try to call them and get a case number for them to look into your case. Else, check that you are not on any auto-filling service or have any taxes owned previously...
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Old 2014-03-12, 08:59   Link #7442
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Could you explain what the bold is about please? "God emperor" do we still have those..? Did we ever have those..?
It is the local hobbyist community's term for this guy.

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Well, you can try to call them and get a case number for them to look into your case. Else, check that you are not on any auto-filling service or have any taxes owned previously...
I have already paid my dues. Not only that, the pension board also sent me a letter saying that I owe them money too despite me having a zero-sum balance, but I called them last year to clarify so I have no need to declare.

Did the government roll back their system or what?
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Old 2014-03-12, 09:05   Link #7443
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Old 2014-03-12, 10:38   Link #7444
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It is the local hobbyist community's term for this guy.



I have already paid my dues. Not only that, the pension board also sent me a letter saying that I owe them money too despite me having a zero-sum balance, but I called them last year to clarify so I have no need to declare.

Did the government roll back their system or what?
Tax and pension have different systems. That's odd, the pension people don't usually go after employees, only employers (and only on what they declare) did you try to pick up some government big shot's child or something to get them pissed at you?
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Old 2014-03-12, 10:43   Link #7445
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Tax and pension have different systems. That's odd, the pension people don't usually go after employees, only employers (and only on what they declare) did you try to pick up some government big shot's child or something to get them pissed at you?
Do I look like I would do that kind of stuff? I am an upstanding, law-abiding citizen! Right down to the full support of 377A!

If you say employers, do "self-employed" count as one?
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Old 2014-03-12, 11:11   Link #7446
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It's a now-discontinued certification program for games that includes integration with Windows Vista and Windows 7.

So, yes, Games for Windows titles should still be playable.
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There's a rumour that the system is being shutdown this summer which means that the online bits of the games who use the system would stop working. For some games that just means that the multiplayer is shutdown, for others who use the online activation features they turn useless.
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Isn't that limitation only applicable for Games for Windows - LIVE?
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There's been no official word on if/when GFWL will be shut down (well, since the deleted Age of Empires Online support article). A lot of games that used to use GFWL have been patched and moved off the service (e.g. Bioshock 2, now using Steamworks for matchmaking), mainly as a result of the closure of the Games for Windows Live Marketplace back in August last year.
GFWL has basically been superseded by Xbox Live for Windows, but that's really only for Windows Store games on Windows 8 and 8.1.
At the core of things though, Games for Windows branded games that don't rely on Games for Windows Live services should still be OK (and thus far, GFWL games are still playable offline and online as far as I know, aside from how crappy the service generally is), though there may be a few exceptions (basically, anything got to do with online services and multiplayer). An example of this would be the original Company of Heroes game (Games for Windows certified, but doesn't use the Live service) - The original game used middleware for their online service, called Quazal, which was snapped up by Ubisoft. As it would result in the shutdown of online services for the game, a new version of the game was released on Steam, with online services migrated from Relic Online to Steamworks.
So it's a DRM (shudders with disgust saying this word).
So if i were to buy Sid Meiers Civilization IV: The Complete Edition, which has GFW, i could still install and play it?
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Old 2014-03-12, 11:46   Link #7447
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So it's a DRM (shudders with disgust saying this word).
So if i were to buy Sid Meiers Civilization IV: The Complete Edition, which has GFW, i could still install and play it?
Yes. If not, go the other way (you know what I mean) during installation.
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Old 2014-03-12, 11:50   Link #7448
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Yes. If not, go the other way (you know what I mean) during installation.
Nope. I'll just wait until Desura or GOG.com finally have that game on their site.
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Old 2014-03-12, 12:05   Link #7449
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Nope. I'll just wait until Desura or GOG.com finally have that game on their site.
I wish Steam bought over Resident Evil Op Raccoon City. It is a great MP game but hard to find people to play with.
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Old 2014-03-12, 15:29   Link #7450
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So it's a DRM (shudders with disgust saying this word).
So if i were to buy Sid Meiers Civilization IV: The Complete Edition, which has GFW, i could still install and play it?
Not at all. GFW does not imply DRM. Some games use those features but many use other different copy protection schemes (like Starforce and the likes).

As for that particular game it features no DRM aside from a disc check and even that was removed in a later patch. That particular game just uses the branding, nothing more.
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Old 2014-03-12, 16:14   Link #7451
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How long does it take before an AS member gets Senior Member status?
If I recall correctly, it's not time-based, but after making 100 posts.

Of course, don't overdo it. There's nothing to be gained by such title.
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Old 2014-03-12, 19:16   Link #7452
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It takes 1s, go into your account and change your title to "Senior Member"

Please dont spam the forum to get it.
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Old 2014-03-15, 11:20   Link #7453
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Do I look like I would do that kind of stuff? I am an upstanding, law-abiding citizen! Right down to the full support of 377A!

If you say employers, do "self-employed" count as one?
I think you need to register a company or something.
And you need to register your income. They don't look at your bank accounts...
I just thought of something, did you miss your payments on the medical insurance?

Other than that, can't think of anything else. Anything further, book a phone appoint at one of the service centres (shorter waiting time) and check what's the problem...
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Old 2014-03-20, 06:08   Link #7454
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How do you put out a magnesium fire if you cannot use water as it make the situation worse?
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Old 2014-03-20, 06:17   Link #7455
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How do you put out a magnesium fire if you cannot use water as it make the situation worse?
Cover with sand is the usual remedy. Deprives it of Oxygen. There might be some kinds of fire extinguishers that'll do the job also.
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Old 2014-03-20, 07:43   Link #7456
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How do you put out a magnesium fire if you cannot use water as it make the situation worse?
Class D fires require dry powder extinguishers, in this case ones that contain sodium chloride.
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Old 2014-03-20, 09:03   Link #7457
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Is there any protection law that prevent boss/manager from exploiting the minimum wages/ company structural wages. In this case, by broking a deal with the contracted workers on paying only for 1 hour of work for works that he have to spend 3 hours to finish?

Because it effectively reduce his hour wage to one third and could make it lower than the market/ company minimum wages
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Old 2014-03-20, 09:51   Link #7458
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It is the local hobbyist community's term for this guy.
I thought you meant the golden one....
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Old 2014-03-27, 06:51   Link #7459
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Ah Boys to Men

Anybody know this movie? How was it?
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Old 2014-03-31, 07:50   Link #7460
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I want to introduce a girl I know to authentic Chinese food(of which I am a fanatic). Now I found a decent sichuan place, but all its best stuff is on a Chinese language menu. Now I'd like things to be smooth. Could a poster here who both knows sichuan cuisine and can read chinese give me a selection of interesting dishes to order? The girl doesn't like meat, but is fine with fish and seafood. I'd like a mix of main dishes and vegetable side dishes, and a mix of spicy and non-spicy. You can send me via pm.

The menu can be found here.
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