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by Sporkin
Wed, 01 Nov 2017 7:55 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: How much to charge as an independent consultant?
Replies: 7
Views: 848

Re: How much to charge as an independent consultant?

Thanks I'll make sure to check for that clause if and when it gets that far. Let me know when that time arrives and I'll send you a copy of a services contract that I had professionally put together by some Hong Kong lawyers. As for my residency, I'm what some would call a non exotic local produce....
by Sporkin
Mon, 30 Oct 2017 9:11 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: How much to charge as an independent consultant?
Replies: 7
Views: 848

Re: How much to charge as an independent consultant?

Thanks I'll make sure to check for that clause if and when it gets that far.


As for my residency, I'm what some would call a non exotic local produce. This bar on moonlighting applies only to those on EP/SP/WP?

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by Sporkin
Sun, 29 Oct 2017 11:47 am
Forum: 20's Club
Topic: So, I moved here just a little over a month ago...
Replies: 27
Views: 1968

Re: So, I moved here just a little over a month ago...

You can't enter most clubs, pubs, If you are 19 If you want friends, ever tried joining Rotaract, Leo, Red Cross and such? Minimum age of entry is 18 years so I can make it into most establishments that serve alcohol.Believe me, I went clubbing every weekend just a few months ago. But thanks for th...
by Sporkin
Fri, 27 Oct 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: 20's Club
Topic: So, I moved here just a little over a month ago...
Replies: 27
Views: 1968

Re: So, I moved here just a little over a month ago...

ecureilx wrote:
Sporkin wrote:No one is normal, they're just various shades of insanity.

brian_singapore wrote:Do you think creeps know they are creeps?


now I am feeling creepy :D :D
It's Friday...let your inner perv out[emoji16]

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by Sporkin
Fri, 27 Oct 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: 20's Club
Topic: So, I moved here just a little over a month ago...
Replies: 27
Views: 1968

Re: So, I moved here just a little over a month ago...

No one is normal, they're just various shades of insanity.

brian_singapore wrote:Do you think creeps know they are creeps?
by Sporkin
Fri, 27 Oct 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: How much to charge as an independent consultant?
Replies: 7
Views: 848

Re: How much to charge as an independent consultant?

Firstly thank you for the detailed reply, it was more than what I expected and is most helpful for me to get a bead on things. I'm not looking to replace my job and go strike it on my own, luckily my employers are pretty open to this as the project is in a different industry and there isn't a direct...
by Sporkin
Thu, 26 Oct 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: How much to charge as an independent consultant?
Replies: 7
Views: 848

How much to charge as an independent consultant?

So apparently if you do the same thing often enough you become an expert in it... Recently I was asked to be a consultant on a project, and to give a price. It's a rather niche area, and I have not an inkling how much to ask for, how does one go about valuing their knowledge? Oh and what exactly do ...
by Sporkin
Tue, 10 Oct 2017 8:16 am
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: SC or LTVP or PR - Kid born in America to SC & PR Parent
Replies: 7
Views: 1321

Re: SC or LTVP or PR - Kid born in America to SC & PR Parent

Does Singapore allow dual citizenship for offsprings? Don't the kids have to renounce one or the other when they reach 21 years of age or are they more flexible now? Sent from my E6653 using Tapatalk Yes, children born to mixed nationalities need to register if born outside of Singapore to a SG cit...
by Sporkin
Mon, 09 Oct 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: PR, Citizenship, Passes & Visas for Foreigners
Topic: SC or LTVP or PR - Kid born in America to SC & PR Parent
Replies: 7
Views: 1321

Re: SC or LTVP or PR - Kid born in America to SC & PR Parent

Does Singapore allow dual citizenship for offsprings? Don't the kids have to renounce one or the other when they reach 21 years of age or are they more flexible now?

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by Sporkin
Mon, 09 Oct 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Leisure Chat, Jokes, Rubbish
Topic: Dhoby Gaunt Station
Replies: 10
Views: 1438

Re: Dhoby Gaunt Station

Put the entire db in git? And have it auto commit?

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by Sporkin
Fri, 14 Jul 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Latest News & Current Affairs
Topic: P.O.S. Photobucket
Replies: 9
Views: 1641

Re: P.O.S. Photobucket

For personal use I just signed up for office 365 and got 1TB on OneDrive, works as a photodump et al

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by Sporkin
Sat, 06 May 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: In the Cloud
Replies: 29
Views: 3254

Re: In the Cloud

Once you virtualize, you don't go back. The practical advantages apart from the infra is that your server is now data, version able, copyable, clonable. Someone messed up your server? No problem restore yesterday's version, moving to a different provider? No problemo, just copy your server Sent fro...
by Sporkin
Sat, 06 May 2017 8:53 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: In the Cloud
Replies: 29
Views: 3254

Re: In the Cloud

Once you virtualize, you don't go back. The practical advantages apart from the infra is that your server is now data, version able, copyable, clonable. Someone messed up your server? No problem restore yesterday's version, moving to a different provider? No problemo, just copy your server Sent from...
by Sporkin
Wed, 03 May 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Cheating?
Replies: 42
Views: 4925

Re: Cheating?

Thanks for the insight x9200, didn't know espionage of that level happened in this neck of the woods. Though at that time he was probably already targeted for surveillance, there probably wasn't that many computer scientist types around SG. Now with tech, it's wider blanket with higher noise, hard ...
by Sporkin
Tue, 02 May 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Cheating?
Replies: 42
Views: 4925

Re: Cheating?

Thanks for the insight x9200, didn't know espionage of that level happened in this neck of the woods. Though at that time he was probably already targeted for surveillance, there probably wasn't that many computer scientist types around SG. Now with tech, it's wider blanket with higher noise, hard t...

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