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Re: Is It Me ?

Postby Big Daddy » Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:32 am

Steven, thought you were more at the Radio 4 stage... :mrgreen:
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Re: Is It Me ?

Postby Countryboy » Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:52 pm

Big Daddy wrote:Steven, thought you were more at the Radio 4 stage... :mrgreen:


I understand it's good for politics and comedy. I like to listen to music while driving around in my office
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Re: Is It Me ?

Postby Dave Clark » Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:55 am

Politics and comedy ?

I thought they were very similar : tragi-comedy perhaps ?
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Re: Is It Me ?

Postby Big Daddy » Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:11 am

Recently politics has got exciting. Even the French elections could be a major upset to the comfortable, arrogant and smug political elite... :thumbs:
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Re: Is It Me ?

Postby Big Daddy » Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:47 pm

Our next Prime Minister from June 9th according to Labour. Braced to go into battle on EU Brexit negotiations towards securing the best deal for Britain... :rol:

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Re: Is It Me ?

Postby SteveClem » Thu Apr 20, 2017 5:49 pm

Going back to the original question... No you can't be morphing into Meldrew because I beat you to it! Narrowly beat Corbyn as well..
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Re: Is It Me ?

Postby David Swain » Fri Apr 21, 2017 11:59 am

Just listened to some Guy on the radio, winging that earning over £70,000 a year doesn't make Him well off! And that He has to count the pennies! Really! He followed it up with The more you earn, the more luxuries that you want! :shock:

They also said that the top one percent earn an average of £120,000 per year. Surely there is some creative accounting going on there.
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Re: Is It Me ?

Postby Big Daddy » Sat Apr 22, 2017 2:16 am

David Swain wrote:They also said that the top one percent earn an average of £120,000 per year. Surely there is some creative accounting going on there.


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Re: Is It Me ?

Postby David Swain » Sat Apr 22, 2017 6:59 am

So where are the Tony Blairs, Lord Sugars, Beckhams, Paul McCartneys, Richard Bransons etc. etc. That I would imagine bring home more than £140,000?
If the top one percent averages to £120,000 how do we get so many Millionaires, and now Billionaires? :whistle:
I think that maybe I should train to be a plumber, apparently they average £70,000 to £80,000 working in London.......
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Re: Is It Me ?

Postby Hoppend » Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:25 am

Would love to see that graph cross referenced with an overall happiness index...
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Re: Is It Me ?

Postby Alan » Sat Apr 22, 2017 8:44 am

David Swain wrote:So where are the Tony Blairs, Lord Sugars, Beckhams, Paul McCartneys, Richard Bransons etc. etc. That I would imagine bring home more than £140,000?
If the top one percent averages to £120,000 how do we get so many Millionaires, and now Billionaires? :whistle:
I think that maybe I should train to be a plumber, apparently they average £70,000 to £80,000 working in London.......


Plumbers don't earn that amount. if I did, I wouldn't be living where I was and I would own a better car (but not a s**** F***). those figures quoted are by that mouthy chap that owns Pimlico plumbers. to earn that you need to work around 16-18 hours a day. my cousin worked for them and asked me if I wanted a job there. I declined, he left and said the bloke was an a*******.
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Re: Is It Me ?

Postby Big Daddy » Sat Apr 22, 2017 9:22 am

David Swain wrote:So where are the Tony Blairs, Lord Sugars, Beckhams, Paul McCartneys, Richard Bransons etc. etc. That I would imagine bring home more than £140,000?


Graph is asymptotic and doesn't stop at £140,000. But HMRC haven't bothered plotting beyond £140,000 because so few earn more. Makes the disgraceful sums given to top executives even more immoral - BP paid Bob Dudley £13,900,000 last year despite the company recording a record loss of £3,700,000,000. Fortunately BP shareholders have revolted against this game.

So according to HMRC, most people are just poor... :whistle:
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Re: Is It Me ?

Postby Big Daddy » Sat Apr 22, 2017 9:24 am

Alan wrote:...and I would own a better car (but not a s**** F***).


You're a star Alan... :rol:
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Re: Is It Me ?

Postby Big Daddy » Sat Apr 22, 2017 9:28 am

Hoppend wrote:Would love to see that graph cross referenced with an overall happiness index...

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Re: Is It Me ?

Postby Big Daddy » Sat Apr 22, 2017 1:12 pm

Bob Dudley's £13.9 million salary puts that HRMC Income Distribution in the shade. His earnings are almost 100 times greater than someone on a mere £140k salary. With just 1% of Bob's income, they must be almost paupers.

Envious :?: Yes of course I am... :whistle:
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