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(generated from captions) exactly their agenda and that

offends the internationally respected right for employees

to freely associate in a union

if they wish and the freedom of

employees to collectively

bargain if they wish. Now we

are a democracy, we hold

ourselveses to be a decent society, those two principles

should be respected in our

industrial relations laws just

as they are in other advanced

countries. So you don't think

there should be any fine tuning

to win over the mining industry

in particular? Well, it's just

not surprising that companies

like Rio Tinto have objected to

the Labor Party's industrial

relations policy when that

policy respects international

human rights to freedom of

association and to collective

bargaining because Rio Tinto

has practiced over the last 15

or more years, um, you know, a

management philosophy which is

designed to keep collective

bargaining and union

representation out of their

workplaces and, you know, but

yet these things are very

fundamental to the Labor

movement and I hope companies

like Rio Tinto can recognise

that they must respect the

legitimate rights of their

employees just as those

representing their employees,

unions an other, must rcht the

legitimate commercial interests

of Rio Tinto and other

companies. That mutual respect

is critical to getting a good

system. It's not only the

Minister is pointing out that mining industry, the Prime

the building industry is about

to build what he calls a Rudd

risk premium into construction

costs, they're obviously

worried about doing away with

the commission that was set up

to oversee what happens between

the unions and the building

industry. Well look, a couple

of things about that. That

wreaks of politics to me. What

an extraordinary thing to be

building premiums into

contracts that have to do with

a change of government for a

start. But let me tell you something about this building

and construction commission the

Government has established. It

also tramples basic democratic

rights. It can summons people

to secret interrogations on

threat of six months jail.

There's a 65-year-old man at

the moment facing - who's out

of work - facing $44,000 in

fines from this building

construction commission because

he argued in a workplace in

Victoria for the engagement of an apprentice who had been

terminated. It was an agreement

that a company breached and

there were, I think, about six

hours of overtime bans were

placed in the workplace in

order for the - to have the

company ask the company to

respect its agreement about the

engagement of the apprentice

and the thing was settled by

agreement but this building

construction commission has now

come in and is suing the union

and suing this particular man,

65-year-old grandfather, and he

now faces $44,000 in fines.

It's just absurd and outrageous

and that, you know, the rights

that workers have got in that

industry have been trampled and

that's why it must be removed.

Having said that, no-one in

their right mind without want,

you know, unlawful conduct

through the building industry,

- That's why the commission was

set up in the first place,

wasn't it, because there was

proof of unlawful

conduct? Look, but the extent

to which it tramples on

people's rights is completely

unacceptable I think in any

democratic society. Where there

are instances of unlawful

conduct in that industry or others there has to be peck

misms that are appropriate for

dealing with it and we've long

advocated that position and the

Labor policy that's been

articulated respects that and

also argues that that is a function that could

function that could be served

by Fair Work Australia and we support that proposition. We're out of time, we'll have to

leave it. There thanks very

much for coming on to talk to

us tonight. Thanks very much,


The drought is continuing to

bite across Australia. In NSW,

towns in the bush are moving to

stage 4 water restrictions. In Canberra, outdoor water use

will be banned from July and in

Western Australia, a second

desalination plant will have to

be built to guarantee Perth's

water supply. This report from

Rachel Mealey. The people

living along the Murray and

Murrumbidgee Rivers have been

watching water levels slowly

fall. It's caused restriction s

for farmers anlted and

irrigators x now it's the turn

of the towns. The issue now is

every drop will count. The

Government has given councils

until 1 July to u move to level

4 restriction. That will mean a

ban on using water outside. The

Minister hopes he won't have to

enforce the deadline. Common

sense will prevail. We're not

about to tell utilities and

councils how to suck eggs. They

know the perilous situation we face. Worst-case scenario is we

go to stage 4 water

restrictions on July

1. Canberra's outlook isn't any

better. The city's residents

also face level 4 restrictions

and the waut ore authority -

water authority hasn't ruled

out introducing new rules to

limit water use inside the

home. What we are facing now is

unprecedented and the better we

do now the more we put off even

tougher restrictions. In Perth,

a billion dollars will be

thrown at the water problem.

The State Government says a

second desalination plant will

be up and running by 2011 and

it may have been raining in

Melbourne today, but it wasn't

enough to stop the record books

registering the garden city's

driest year. Over the past 12

months it's recorded less than

half of its usual level of

rainfall. Climate change is

reducing the amount of water

that we have available and that

means we have to do more to

provide more water and to save

water. Ironically, the weather

bureau predicts good rainfall

across NSW and Victoria in coming days.

that's auling from us.

Lateline Business is coming up

in a moment. If you'd like to

look at our interview with Greg

Combet or transcripts you can

visit our website.Now here's

'Lateline Business' with Ali Moore.

Tonight - Telstra's target the

ACCC brushes aside Telstra's

latest attack on the

regulator. It's like water off

a duck's back. It has no impact

upon us whatsoever. Tick of

approval, the Federal Budget

earns the Treasury secretary's

praise. And the bank's bills -

Macquarie Bank's annual profit

soars to almost $1.5 billion. A

stellar performance and indeed

exceeded many analyst's

expectations. To the markets

now and Australian shares

closed lower today pulled down

by weaker bank and resource

stocks.The All Ords slid 49

points while the ASX 200

dropped 54 points. In Japan the

Nikkei sank to a two-week low

and after setting a new

intraday high the Hang Seng

shed over 100 points. The FTSE has recovered earlier losses

and that's largely off the back

of the latest CPI numbers out

of the US and we'll cross to

Europe shortly. It may have

lost out recently on Qantas

Alinta but Macquarie Bank

remains on top of Australian

investment banking. Rapid

overseas expansion and aggressive acquisitions have seen Macquarie post a record

profit of almost $1.5 billion.

And the bank says the two

recent failures won't thwart

its long-term ambitions.

Macquarie Bank is known as the

millionaire's fact rr and today

those highly paid employees

turned out the group's first billion dollar result. The

$1.46 billion profit after tax

is up 60% on last year. The

result highlights a year of

really substantial growth,

particularly internationally

but also in Australia. Profit

is now nearly six times the

level it was at just five years

ago. Macquarie continues its

march into foreign markets with all divisions contributing to

the rise. The investment

banking group income is up 78%.

Home loans an property up 50%,

treasury and commodity groups

rose 56%. By any measure it was

an excellent result showing

earnings per share growth of

around 50%, increase dividends

up almost the same amount. A

stellar performance and indeed

exceeded many anlieses'

expectations. But while

Macquarie was more than happy

to talk about its results, this

was not the case when it came

to two failed takeover bids.

Last week Macquarie was trumped

by its smaller rival Babcock

and Brown in a bid to take over

the energy giant Alinta. And

the failure of Airline Partners

Australia to buy Qantas made

international headlines. Well

you would certainly say it

hasn't enhanced their

reputation at all and as a

matter of fact the way the deal

was attempted to be executed

there are a number of problems

which occurred along the way

and they seem to be quite slow

to react to them. These are two

transactions that had the

potential to be important

transactions but nevertheless

our business is way bigger than

two transactions in one

country. But still analysts

estimate the loss of the Qantas

deal could cost Macquarie up to

$500 million. On every large

transaction we put a lot of

people on these transactions.

You know, that's the nature of

our business. While Macquarie

calculates the fall out from

the Qantas deal, management

today was keen to focus on its

record foreign earnings. More

than half of Macquarie Bank's

income now comes from its

international operations. This

income grew by 70% in the past income grew by 70% in the past

year. Despite the strong

international growth, Macquarie

says it has no plans to shift

its headquarters overseas. Our

view today is that this is the

best place for us to have our

head office. It is a - it's a

good economy, there is

wonderful talent leer, it is

still our largest market, it is

the home of our success and

it's in the most exciting time

zone in the globe. But Alan

Moss wasn't prepared to commit

future boards to the current

stay at home policy. I guess if

I was running Macquarie Bank

right now I wouldn't worry too

much about that because I'd be

thinking my business is going

gang buster, there's nothing to

fix, there's nothing I need to

address, I'll worry about that

later. And it wouldn't be a Macquarie announcement without

more discussion on bumper

salaries. Chief executive Alan

Moss will take home $33 million

this year and the top 20

executives will be paid more

than $200 million. I think if

the remuneration was not

related to results an

performance that definitely

would be wrong. Um, the second

point I think the is that

whether it's right or wrong is,

I guess, I think a legitimate

subject for the community to debate. Macquarie's relentless expansion looks set to

continue. With speculation the

capital raising the bank

announced last night could top

$750 million. For a look at

movements on our market today I

spoke earlier to Marcus Padley

of Marcus Today. A change of sentiment by investors

today? Yes, the market's down

50 and really the resources

have led the way down today.

There are a lot of resources

stocks off over 2%, some of

them 3% on the back of the

metal price fall overnight but

also I think the whole sector

is coming off from the frenzy

that was created last week with

a Rio takeover talk and that

excitement is now just drifting

out of the sector. Banks were

also down? Yes, banks a little

bit weaker today. It's one of

the biggest sect nor the market

always has a bit of an impact.

They have finished their result

schblt they have a number of

ex-dividends coming up. Westpac

goes exdif tends on

Thursday. If we look at a

couple of other key stock,

Fosters lost some ground and so

did Paladin Resources, what was

behind those moves? There was a

bit of research out on Fosters

from one of the broker which

was suggesting they're losing a

lot of key sales staff in

particular at the moment and

that the only consistent thing

about fosters at the moment was

its under performance and I

think also there's been some

takeover talk with Fostzers

which St Dripping out of the

share price at the moment and

the other one, yes, Paladin was

down 5% or so today. Paladin is

a $5 billion company that is or

has lost $20 million over the

last nine months. It's never

good for people who are very

hopeful to see a dose of

reality, reality and hope are

not good bed fellows but that's

what people saw today. Paladin

of course is the uranium miner

with projects on the go and

they're also in the throes of

buying Sum jit Resources in Queensland, aren't they? Yes,

they are. I think that takeover

is pretty much completed. If we

can have a look at the media

sector, last week News sold out

of Fairfax and today we got the

announcement that another

substantial shareholder, IOOF,

has also sold out, what does

that say about valuations in

that sector? An individual

shareholder selling doesn't

mean too much but it's

interesting that there is now a

trickle of people seessing

being substantial sharehold

erls rather than becoming substantial shareholders. It's

clear the media sector at the

moment is still holding a bid premium although there's been

almost no action since in

changes in the media

legislation took place perhaps

a monthss or so ago now. And

with PEs on Fairfax over 20

times an most of the other

stocks, I think WA News on 28

times, cheerl these stocks are pricesed for a takeover that

doesn't look like it's coming

in the short-term which they've

ceased to be good investments

and the mandate of these fund

managers is to invest rather

than punt. So you are seeing

some of them perhaps take the

top off their media

holdings. Thanks for bringing

us up to daismt Thank, Ali. To

other major mover on our market

today.Nie yag a mining if

junior miner backed by Andrew

Forest enned its recent run of gains.

Well as I said a short time

ago much awaited inflation

numbers were released in the US

to look at the figures and the

market reaction, we're joined

now on the phone from London by

Philip Lawlor. Many thanks for

your time. The market was

expecting a headline number of

about a rise of around 0.5%,

what was the final figure and

what's been the market

reaction? The final figure was

0.4, a reassuring set of

numbers. I think the

numbers. I think the most

reassuring assect was the

inflation which actually saw

again a surprising drop. The

rate is about 2.3%. Very

reassuring numbers of the

markets and the Federal

Reserve. So up 0.4 which was

below expectations, how has the

market reacted? The

expectations are positive. We

were looking for the Dow to be

down about 20 or 30 points and

that's swung around to being up

about 10, 15 points. So quite a

positive reaction in the

markets. And you've also had

some CIP numbers out in the

market today haven't you? Yes,

inflation is a lot sickier and

a lot more problematic in the

UK but again we were all

looking and wanting signs that

last month's was a peak and we

got that this month. The

numbers did come in just in

line with expectations but more

importantly we saw our CPI at

2.8 as opposed to the 3.1% for

last month. So again slightly

reassuring for the central bank

here that potentially inflation

has peaked but we're sway

behind the US in that comfort

zone. So the FTSE's come off

its lows where's it sitting at

the moment ? The FTSE is just

starting to rally here. I

haven't seen it over the last

few minutes but we have been

seeing it firming on the back

of these improved US futures expectations. Many thanks for

talking to us. My

pleasure. Tasmanian timber

company Gunns has launched a

$332 million off market

takeover bid for its South

Australian rival Auspine. It's

offering $6.15 for each Auspine

share which is a 27% premium to

yesterday's closing price.

Gunns has also won agreement to

buy a 25% stake in Auspine

through a tender at the same

price. The offer is part of the

company's plan to expand both

its operations and resource

base while Gunns shares shed

nearly 1% closing at $3.41,

Auspine soared 26% higher. As

we heard earlier on 'Lateline',

Telstra has turned up the heat

in its bitter dispute with the Australian competition an

consumer commission over plans

for a new fibre broadband

network. The company has taken

out newspaper advertisements

detailing how it would roll out

it's $4 billion network. The

ads accuse the competition

regulator of saying no although

they make no reference to the

issue of price which is the

heart of the long running argument. Ton communications

Minister Helen Coonan made it

clear she wants the deadlock

broken. I don't think I would

call it circumventing the ACCC.

I think I would more

characterise it as

accommodating the kind of

adjustments that might be

needed to enable a new, very

risky build theaz going to cost

in the order of $4 billion and

if the current regulatory

regime can't yield that

outcome, well then I would look

at what might be required. Well

for his reaction to Telstra's

latest salvo and its bat m with

the ACCC I intock to the

chairman Graeme Samuel earlier

this evening from our Hobart

studios. Welcome to 'Lateline Business'. Thanks very

much. This would seem a rather

expensive upgrading of the

campaign against you as

regulator? Well look, whether it's expensive or not that's

for Telstra and it's

shareholders to worry about.

The more important thing is I

think is to whether it's

effective. I have to say to you

so far adds it's targeting the

regulator, the ACCC, it's like

water off a duck's back. It has

no impact upon us whatsoever. Telstra's told

people in that ad to email you,

has there been much of a

response today? No, no emails

at all. Look, it must be

understood this has absolutely

no impact upon us. The issue, I

think, that is at stake at the

moment is a very simple one and

that is, and I adretss this to

both Telstra and to the G 9

group and frankly to anyone

else that wants to proceed with

this most important part of

infrastructure. Put your

proposals out on the table for

the whole of the Australian

community to be able to see

them, to analyse them, to

scrutinise them and allow them

to be judged by the ACCC

according to the three

fundamental criteria that we

are bound by and those criteria

are very simple. We've got to

give Telstra's shareholders a

fair go, we've got to give Telstra's competitors a fair go

and we've got to give the

Australian consumer a fair go

to ensure that they are not

subjected to monopoly prices in

relation to something that is

so important to their future communications both within Australia and internationally. You've been

calling for some weeks now for

Telstra to put their proposal

on the table. In fact Telstra

says it's been you who's been

urging them to negotiate in private. Look, I think Dr Bur

guess who said this recently in

a radio interview knows this is

simply not true. Telstra

aproched us initially and said

they want to talk about their proposals to see whether they

could refine them in a manner

that would go into the public

environment and on 12 April

last year I issued a media

release that said these

discussions will take place as

they are at the moment with G

9, for a short period only,

only to assist Telstra and G 9

to refine their proposals into

a, what I will call a reasonably acceptable form, a

form that could go into the

public environment and be

available then for full public

consultation. So that was the

arrangement. Now I have to say

to you from March 3 last year,

2006, through to April, through

to May, through to June,

through to July, we kept on

saying to Telstra, when are you

going to put this out into the

public arena and they kept on saying to us everything they

put to us is strictly

confidential is not to be used

for any other purpt, can't be

handed to any other person and

so it was all a deals behind

closed doors. Is Telstra

lying? Well I won't use that expression, I don't think it's appropriate for a regulator.

All I will say to you is what

the circumstances were, they

knew it, the Government knew

it, the world knew it because

we said so in a public press

release that that was the arrangement. It's on the

record, on 12 April last year ,

2006, when we said that that's

the way this process works. Now

since then, since indeed August

last year, they have withdrawn

from discussions with us. There

have been one or two what I

will call more informal

discussions that have taken

place between Dr Bur guess and

myself and each time there's a

suggestion that there might be

a break through and then

nothing more occurs. Now since

early this year, discussions

have not taken place with the

ACCC. I understand that there

have been discussions with the

Government, that is the

Department of Communications

and the Minister for Communication bs Senator Helen

Coonan. We've not been privy to

those discussions but I think

it's now got to the stage, particularly with this

advertising process that

Telstra's undertaking, that we

say to them, look, this matter

can be so simply resolved,

simply put your proposal out

into the public arena, it

affects 20 million Australians,

they are entitle ed to know

what it's all about. You're not

meeting with Telstra, Senator

Coonan is by some accounts

daily, what do you make of that? That's entirely a matter

for the Minister and of course

the Minister is absolutely

entitled as Minister for Communications to meet with

Telstra and to meet with G 9

and to meet with anyone

else. Isn't this pricing

decision up to you? Well as the

law stands, it is inthierly a

matter for us to determine

whether the pricing is

reasonable or not and that's

defined under the Trade

Practices Act in accordance

with the three criteria that I

have been consistently identifying. Do you think

Senator Coonan St Preparing to

override you? Look, that's a

matter I think if you have to

put to Senator Coonan but I

think we've seen just today comments made by both the

minister and by the Prime

Minister that are suggesting

that the transparency of the

process is very important, that

this is a matter too important

to be done behind closed doors.

I think the Minister this

morning on ABC AM made the

comment that as far as she was

concerned, she wanted to see

the matter now brought out into

the open so that the world can see the Australian community

can see what it is we're

dealing with. If she's not

preparing to override you, why

is she meeting with Telstra on

such a regular basis and she

does have ministerial pricing

power, she can come in over the

top? Well I suggest you put those questions to the minister. It's not appropriate

for me to comment. You're happy

though that you're in the

loop? Look, I'm very happy that

at the present point in time a

very clear message is going out

from the ACCC and it appears to

be endorsed by ministers in

Government which say s

transparency is what this is

all about, this is too

important to be done by secret

deals behind closed door. Bring

it out in the open if you

Telstra, G 9 or anyone else are

satisfied that you can satisfy

our criteria of reasonableness

as set out under the Trade

Practices Act, you have nothing

to fear by having your

proposals out in the public

arena. Thanks for talking to

Lateline Business. Thanks,

Ali. Toll Holdings has signed a

$300 million rail freight deal

with Lynne fox logistics. Toll

says the deal will secure

freight on its Pacific National

rail division for the next

three years. Pacific National

will become part of Toll

Holdings proposed infrastructure spin off when

Toll demerges its logistics and

infrastructure assets into two

separate companies. Toll's

shares shed over 1.5% today to

close at $23.10. The secretary

to the Treasury believes the

real value of last week's

Budget taxes won't be felt for

years to come. Dr Ken Henry

says lower tax at the bottom

end of the tax scale will boost labour force participation and

help Australia cope better with

its ageing population. He made

his views known at a lunch for

business economists in Sydney.

One of the few public servants

to work as a high level for

both sides of politics, Dr Ken

Henry is a man who speaks his

mind. Describing Australia's

near full employment as a

staggering achievement, he once

again warned this comes for big

challenges for government if

inflation is to be

contained. There's also a need

to avoid policy interventions

that do not add to supply

kasity. Since these can be

expected to be detrimental to

productivity and to the growth

in GDP per person. And while

most of the Budget headLyons on

supply capacity centred on the

Government's plans for

infrastructure spending, Dr

Henry believes the Budget tax

changes will boost the supply

of labour for the second year

in a row. Most of the positive

impact on labour supply comes

from the increase in the 30%

tax threshold from $25,000 to

$30,000. That affect includes

the labour supply response of

many secondary earnerses. Which

Westpac's Bill Evans, one of

the many top economists in Ken

Henry's audience wlooef

believes was the key point in

the address. I ethink there's

no doubt the lower you put those tax cut, particularly if

you put them in that range that

affects part-time workers encourage ing them to stay a

bit long ner the work force and

work a for mu hours I think

there's no doubt the results of

that model would suggest it

does have a bigger impact on

par tis passion than if you

were to fro vied tax cuts at

higher income levels. In theory

that should help ease the skill

shortage and lower the chances

of an inflation producing wages

break out. Changes to child

care can be expected to make a

positive contribution to labour

supply. Coming on top of the earlier welfare to work

measures an the superannuation

changes announced in last

year's Budget, we've had quite

a significant policy induced

boost to the economy's supply

capacity. During his speech, Dr

Henry constantly referred to

the Government's two intergenerational reports an

the issue they highlight around

an ageing population. Real gross domestic product per

person is expected to grow by

86% in the next 40 years while Government spending per person

is tipped to increase by 128%.

Boosting the number of people

in work will boost the GDP per

person and help narrow that

Guam If we can prevent the

Government's spending to GDP

per ratio from rising if we kor

to secure GDP per fern

growth. That will be tax cuts

will have their impact in the

future. The battle for control

of financial data and

information doesn't usually

grab the headlines but it does

attract a hefty premium.

Canadian publisher Thompson

Corporation has agreed to buy

by the 156-year-old Reuters

news age for $21 billion. The

deal which creates the world's

biggest provider of financial

news an information still needs regulatory clearance D purchase

of routers which employs nearly

2,500 journalists will triple

Thompson's share of the

financial data market to

34%. Back home and hundreds of uranium industry heavy weights

from around the world have

gathered in Darwin nor

Australia's second uranium

conference. With a positive survey of Australian attitudes

to uranium in one hand, and

bipartisan political support in

the other, the sector says

growth is inevitable and

irreversible. It's a new dawn

for uranium mining in Australia

and there to greet it and the

300 or so delegates heading

into the conference was a small

group of anti-uranium

protesters. They barely made an

impression on the reinvigorated

mining interest filing through

the doors. For the first time

in 30 years the Government and

Opposition agree the industry

needs to be expanded. This

bipart Sudan support has

effectively handed the sector a

green light to explore and mine

Australia's 40% share of the

world's uranium

resources. There's no reason

that Australia can't be the

number one producer of uranium

in the world. With the largest

resource base in the world it

certainly can go that

direction. Prices are at record

highs and regulations hindering

growth are being removed. Now a

new poll commissioned by the

industry is being held up to

prove Australian's previously

sceptical attitudes to uranium

are changing. 50% of

Australians support the

industry, 75% of Australians

believe that will make a big contribution to Australia's

economy in the future. 1,000

people across Australia were

surveyed and almost 50% said

uranium could make a big difference to global greenhouse

gas emissions. That's strr

important particularly in

developed countries like China,

Europe and the United States

which if they don't use nuclear

power they have to move towards

other fuels that are much more

polluting. The industry agrees

still more work needs to be

done to build public confidence

in mine safety and

environmental standards. The uranium conference continues

tomorrow. Now a look at

tomorrow's business diary.

Sugar producer CSR tables its

full year earnings. The highly

anticipated labour price index

for March is out as is the

Westpac consumer sentiment

index and from the US we'll get

the latest housing start

figures. Before we go a look at

what's making news in the

business sections of tomorrow's

papers. Wes farmers has told

the Age its bid for Coles Group

won't see it team up with Woolworths. The Australian says

Macquarie Bank's future

earnings now lie offshore and

the 'Australian Financial

Review' leads on falling water

levels in the Murray-Darling Basin. And that's all for

tonight. As I leave you Wall

Street has opened up 7, the

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Yep. What we're doing is... No! have sent me into yes and no piles. ..sorting the ladies the agency

Quite a lot of choice. These are the matches. for the money I've paid. I get three free introductions to lunch. Got to choose two more. I've chosen one. I'm taking her Hook up with them, see how it goes. Get one pregnant. I won't. What's the worse that could happen? No. All equal. Do you mind black ones? That is a lot, innit. They've sent you three. to show you're not prejudiced? All on the Yes pile or just one Which one? That one's smiling. Friendliest. Look at those! Yes pile? Look at that. 41. Looks 30. If she's got a good personality. been taken when she was 30. Says recent photo, but could have with a copy of today's paper. They should have their picture All right? Everything OK? Yep. Busy? Yep. Need to have a chat. OK. Gareth, I'll be back at three. David. Still need two tickets? See you at the Christmas party, Still bringing a lady friend? Yep. Good. Look forward to meeting her. No. Come on, we better... No. HE WHISTLES FEEBLY your attention, please. Everybody, if I can have Short announcement. or liked her, For those of you who care will be coming in this afternoon. Dawn Tinsley worked here for some years. She was a receptionist, went to Florida. Her and her fiance, Lee, if you know what that word means. Yes, Tim, fiance - your thoughts to yourself this time. Um...maybe you wanna keep All right...back to it, then. Please. Hey. I know what it's like. I've worked in a lot of places. The infatuations blokes have had over me. Oh, God... They know they can't have me, but that don't stop 'em. I don't know what they liked so much. I'm racking MY brains. Thanks very much.