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Re: Recession
« Reply #60 on: February 01, 2009, 10:51:02 PM »

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Quango.  That's a new word for me.  Quasi non-governmental organization.  

First, The Quango.  Then, Revenge of the Quangos.  Or is it Quangoes?  

Here a quango, there a quango . . .

And for a little Latin flavor, Quango . . . a-go-go

LOL we have thousands of them in the UK mostly they count paper clips or tick boxes

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Re: Recession
« Reply #61 on: February 02, 2009, 01:12:05 AM »

It's the quangos who should go go!
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Re: Recession
« Reply #62 on: February 02, 2009, 11:48:04 PM »

Maybe we need to start a quango to count how many holes it takes to fill the Albert Hall.

As I see it, this will have to be a multinational approach.  Some hole-counters on the ground.  And some number crunchers (and some serious statistical modeling abroad).

I'm American, but quasi-governmental sounds good to me.  Do they pay in pounds, euros or quango-dollars?  

If this works, then we can turn our attention to the Number 9.
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Re: Recession
« Reply #63 on: February 03, 2009, 01:42:49 AM »

British quangos spend nearly two billion pounds a year of taxpayers money on spin doctors to extol their useless existence.
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Re: Recession
« Reply #64 on: February 04, 2009, 12:35:41 AM »

Pounds, eh.  Pounds-sterling, no less?  Hmmm.  No quango-dollars.  The real thing.  Two billion.  I think I could come up with several bus "adverts" (for a couple million pounds) that could justify the useless existence of the average Brit.

How about this: "We're not Scotland, yet!"

or "p*ss off Colonel Sanders, we INVENTED fish and chips!"

"They'll have to pry the lease-hold from my cold dead hands before I ever join the EU!"

"Our Royal Family may have less brains than a bunch of sea turtles, but hey, the sea turtle is a majestic beast."

"We gave the world Malthus, Darwin and (as visitor) Marx--we've been f#@cking with the world's head for almost four centuries!"

"Our actors can outact any actors in the world.  And they do American accents better than Americans!"

"Our TV comes up with the best shows that Hollywood can steal or buy."
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Re: Recession
« Reply #65 on: February 04, 2009, 10:11:17 AM »

You know all this talk about the recession... I mean I know it is there, but thankfully I dont feel it. I mean, I work, people ask me to do extra shifts, I get money... money and work life is good. Is there anyone else who isnt effected much by the recession?
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Re: Recession
« Reply #66 on: February 15, 2009, 09:51:25 PM »

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Re: Recession
« Reply #67 on: February 16, 2009, 12:03:05 AM »

My brother lost his job yesterday the pub where he worked as a chef as closed , he had been their twelve year .
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Re: Recession
« Reply #68 on: March 14, 2009, 01:45:49 PM »

Great song , very bad diagnosis

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Re: Recession
« Reply #69 on: March 21, 2009, 03:01:19 PM »

things do seem to be getting better but only in small cases not widespread....

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Re: Recession
« Reply #70 on: April 28, 2009, 12:14:54 PM »

We are not alone. I read that Paul McCartney's fortune has shrinked with 12%.
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Re: Recession
« Reply #71 on: April 28, 2009, 12:16:31 PM »

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We are not alone. I read that Paul McCartney's fortune has shrinked with 12%.

Yep i read this somewhere. What was interesting was they stated Robbie Williams and Elton John's fortunes in the article but not Macca's.
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Re: Recession
« Reply #72 on: April 28, 2009, 12:21:03 PM »

Elton John -25% (from 344,8 USD to 256,8 USD)
Paul McCartney -12% (now 646,4 USD)
Mick Jagger -16% (now 278,8 USD)
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Re: Recession
« Reply #73 on: July 12, 2009, 07:11:09 PM »

I work in a supermarket,at the end of the month people can't have money,but our great Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi (I live in Italy) says that doesn't exist any recession,everything is ok...so our government doesn't make anything...really makes me sick..
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Re: Recession
« Reply #74 on: July 24, 2009, 04:18:15 AM »

Supermarkets (which is where I work) are slightly on the winning side of a recession because people need to buy food all the time regardless of the state the economy is in. I mean, naturally, the recession hit different countries in different degrees, but I guess for small NZ , we are lucky, since it didnt hit us that badly, and the good news for me is that I  am getting a pay rise next month! (not by much, but you know, every cent counts!)
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Re: Recession
« Reply #75 on: October 19, 2010, 07:29:48 AM »

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Re: Recession
« Reply #76 on: October 19, 2010, 01:16:55 PM »

Supermarkets (which is where I work) are slightly on the winning side of a recession because people need to buy food all the time regardless of the state the economy is in. I mean, naturally, the recession hit different countries in different degrees, but I guess for small NZ , we are lucky, since it didnt hit us that badly, and the good news for me is that I  am getting a pay rise next month! (not by much, but you know, every cent counts!)

I wanna move to NZ...  :D :-* I promise I'll be a good citizen who'll be political correct and work hard.  :P I've been looking for a good job here in Hungary for 4 month now...  :-\
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Re: Recession
« Reply #77 on: October 19, 2010, 06:57:02 PM »

I wanna move to NZ...  :D :-* I promise I'll be a good citizen who'll be political correct and work hard.  :P I've been looking for a good job here in Hungary for 4 month now...  :-\

New Zealand is in the Southern Hemisphere.  Won't the blood rush to your head?


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Re: Recession
« Reply #78 on: October 25, 2010, 08:53:19 PM »

I work for a financial services company and I'm waiting to hear what the future of my department is. We should be ok, but I'd be lying if I said my health wasn't being affected by all the scenarios running through my mind. All I can do is cross my fingers that I'll be ok!
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