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  • #40879
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    D-Dan
    @d-dan

    Got a call today from (one of) the recruitment advisors working on getting me moved. There’s an accountancy firm in Cwmbran very interested in speaking to me. They asked him to call me and provide their details to me, rather than the other way around. Looks like a very generous employment package, too.

    This could be the year I become a Taff.

    Arch Linux, on a Ryzen 7 1800X, 16 GB, 6 (yes - 6) HDs inc 2 SSDs, 4 RPi 3Bs + 1 RPi 4B - one as an NFS server with two more drives, PiHole (shut yours), Plex server, cloud server, and other random Pi stuff. Nice CoolerMaster case, NV GTX 1060 6GB, and a whopping 32" AOC 1440P monitor.

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  • #40881
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    Bob Williams
    @bullstuff2
    Forumite Points: 12,471

    Good luck Dan, hope it works out for you.

    When the Thought Police arrive at your door, think -
    I'm out.

    #40892
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    Tippon
    @tippon
    Forumite Points: 3,600

    Good luck :)

    #40896
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    Ed P
    @edps
    Forumite Points: 14,785

    Good luck Dan, just don’t pig-out too much on the local delicacy of Jammie Dodgers!

    #40897
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    RSB
    @bdthree
    Forumite Points: 6,722

    Yes good luck. Don’t forget your wellies, @sgb101 explained to me if you put the hind legs of the sheep in your wellies it makes it much easier 😉

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    #40912
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    Bob Williams
    @bullstuff2
    Forumite Points: 12,471

    Makes what much easier Steve? 😇😆

    When the Thought Police arrive at your door, think -
    I'm out.

    #40913
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    PlaneMan
    @planeman
    Forumite Points: 6,381

    God luck Dan, I had a lot of good times in Cwmbran.

    Not as many loonies as Newport (in my day) but they were a few notches p the loony scale.

     

    #40947
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    D-Dan
    @d-dan
    Forumite Points: 2,584

    LOL @PlaneMan. My Newport Local (a bikers/rock pub) is fine. I only mix with good people.

    But thank you all. I guess I’ll have an idea how things go by Thursday afternoon. I have a Skype interview lunchtime on Thursday.

    Arch Linux, on a Ryzen 7 1800X, 16 GB, 6 (yes - 6) HDs inc 2 SSDs, 4 RPi 3Bs + 1 RPi 4B - one as an NFS server with two more drives, PiHole (shut yours), Plex server, cloud server, and other random Pi stuff. Nice CoolerMaster case, NV GTX 1060 6GB, and a whopping 32" AOC 1440P monitor.

    #40992
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    D-Dan
    @d-dan
    Forumite Points: 2,584

    Well, it went better than I thought. They want to see me face to face, now.

    Arch Linux, on a Ryzen 7 1800X, 16 GB, 6 (yes - 6) HDs inc 2 SSDs, 4 RPi 3Bs + 1 RPi 4B - one as an NFS server with two more drives, PiHole (shut yours), Plex server, cloud server, and other random Pi stuff. Nice CoolerMaster case, NV GTX 1060 6GB, and a whopping 32" AOC 1440P monitor.

    #40993
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    Ed P
    @edps
    Forumite Points: 14,785

    Congratulations – well done!

    #40997
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    PlaneMan
    @planeman
    Forumite Points: 6,381

    Congratulations!

    #41004
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    Bob Williams
    @bullstuff2
    Forumite Points: 12,471

    Great result Dan: congratulations!

    When the Thought Police arrive at your door, think -
    I'm out.

    #42192
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    D-Dan
    @d-dan
    Forumite Points: 2,584

    Just a quick update, here. I had second interview on Friday 13th. Also had an interview in Cardiff with a different firm in the morning. I was a very close 2nd for the Cardiff job, but got a very good offer from Cwmbran 10 minutes after leaving.

    Accepted, and the intention was to start 1 June. Then, of course, we went into lockdown.

    The offer is still live with start date to be agreed (and I received the formal offer on Friday) once the world settles down a bit, and just niggling over a couple of minor issues in the contract.

    So, I am going to be moving. Leanne was more nervous than me :)

    Arch Linux, on a Ryzen 7 1800X, 16 GB, 6 (yes - 6) HDs inc 2 SSDs, 4 RPi 3Bs + 1 RPi 4B - one as an NFS server with two more drives, PiHole (shut yours), Plex server, cloud server, and other random Pi stuff. Nice CoolerMaster case, NV GTX 1060 6GB, and a whopping 32" AOC 1440P monitor.

    #42203
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    JayCeeDee
    @jayceedee
    Forumite Points: 4,425

    That’s good to hear, well done. There seems to be more Forumite members ‘out West’ than in the rest of the country!! :scratch:

    #42212
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    Tippon
    @tippon
    Forumite Points: 3,600

    That’s great news. Well done Dan :good:

    #42221
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    PlaneMan
    @planeman
    Forumite Points: 6,381

    Result! :good:

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