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lock-in

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an illegal session of selling alcohol in a bar after the time when it should, by law, be closed
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Manhattans, on Stockton High Street, was reprimanded by Stockton Council earlier this year after it was found to be hosting lock-ins, one of which ended in violence.
Instead of old-fashioned pub lock-ins they were there for freebies, deals, discounts and fun.
Virtual Network Services operates on a utility based contracting and billing model; providing network functions in an "as-a-service" fashion, without the associated devices or vendor lock-ins.
He pointed out that vendor lock-ins were both a cost issue-organizations pay for the expertise of developing the closed source systems-as well as an agility issue.
Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) has launched Lincoln Max 6 Select Advantage, offering investors a combination of 6% Income Base growth that stacks on prior account value lock-ins, and access to a diversified lineup of investment options with up to an 80% allocation to equities, the company said.
Whats more, the open nature of Voyager means there are no vendor lock-ins.
The sad fiasco confirmed what most of us have long suspected: UKIP meetings are basically lock-ins in the back room of the Worst Pub in Britain, the terrible, ruined faces of the participants, slumped over the Scotch bottle and sour ashtray, forever two seconds away from someone shouting "SQUARE GO
The court heard that in October 1996 it had become the practice to have lock-ins at the Plough, which has since closed as a pub.
1 in Jax for birthday parties, group events, team parties, school fundraisers, lock-ins, family fun time.
Grow your team with flexible skill-sets, no retainers or lock-ins.
It has also emerged that South Wales firefighters have rescued three children from hot cars in separate incidents over the past few days although all involved accidental lock-ins with parents seeking help from the emergency service.