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    hi guys, just had a call from al he has asked me to write this. Al would like me to tell you has no use of the internet at the mo and can no longer receive email to his work address (permanently) if you need to contact him please pm him on here and he will contact you as soon as he can. any...
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    . . . . . . ............. how much your electric is costing you per month, as i have been oblivious to ours till tonight and have found out it's costing us £57 a month :eek::eek: Is this normal at the moment, 2 adults in the house, most appliances and don't use tumble drier as a rule Want to...
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    I work in the wonderful world of the construction industry specialising in insurance repairs and renovations. Although nominally "self-employed" I tend to work for the same company 40+ weeks of the year (private work is cash and as we all know cash is King). Got back to the yard tonight to be...
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    The ULTIMATE start to a day :) Take one fresh "homegrown" placenta... Roughly dice and add organic mushrooms... Seal and gently fry in olive oil... Add free range eggs from our own hens... Serve... presentation is not my strong point... Add brown sauce to taste and serve with...
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    Might sound like a strange question but does anyone employ someone to do odd jobs around the house? Like washing, ironing light cleaning etc? If so, how did you find them and what do they cost etc? Just something I want to look into!
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    another one bites the dust! :eek: couldn't find the credit crunch thread :lol: who's gonna be next?! :eek:
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    Ok, I have not lost my job (yet) but most of my salary is made up of commission. So, for the last 3 months I have just been breaking even. I clearly have no control over my main expenses like rent, council tax, fuel ETC but has anyone found any good little money saving tricks? Just wondering...
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    Any ideas? Boots IMHO
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    Has the credit crunch affected the value of campervans? How much could i expect to get for a 79 devon convesion. It's in reasonable condition inside and out. recon 1600 engine small areas of rust in the usual places???
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    Anybody hearing about a large US based hedge fund fraud? Masters of the Universe my arse. Fucking bankers and their so called risk assement departments.
  11. Vehicles For Sale
    Looking to deal / PX my 2008 Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Pur Sang Edition with a an early split... pre 1960 , looking for cash my way , my veyron is worth about 1,500,000 usd , 1million sterling... so after about 980,00 gbp and split pre 1960... please pm as I have run out of credit on my mobile...
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    5 years ago we got a loan with them for 3 years, then after we moved house we increased the amount for another 3 years so we could get some stuff for our new house. We have a house account that all the bills go out of we have no need to touch it. What we do is usually put about £300 a month...
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    Wife got made redundant this morning after 12 years at BMW. People just ain't buying (As we know). Looks like I'll be swapping Turkey for Pigeon this Christmas and maybe the bug will have to go too. Gutted. Smull :(
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    how cheap? coming down by thousands a week :lol: almost in my suspiciously cheap category but...
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    MEMBER SPONSORSHIP EXPIRY Just a word of warning really . . . The first of the Member Sponsorships are due to expire this month (November 2008). You should get a 'reminder' email and PM . . . but I think the first handful may not have received them (it looks like the function was turned off...
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    http://www.financialstandard.com.au/news/view/24354/
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    6 months ago i could get over $2 to a £1.............think it peaked at $2.11 Today (well yesterday) it's down to $1.5562 aparently a 22 year low:eek::( A single item at $31.10 would have cost me £14.74 is now almost 20 quid Is this due to the 'credit crunch' or just the world markets at the...
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    At Sainsburys and Asda :D http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/article5001358.ece Unfortunately OPEC want us to pay a lot more the cunts. Fingers crossed that as demand is falling they get screwed over. http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5iTKFqY44EEha_Fb9CRDMjU692BWgD940C1EG0
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    just been over to the jobcentre to sign on for the first time- i got made redundant in july, and have been travelling quite a lot and rebuilding my engine so didnt really think it was right to sign on as i had no intention of looking for work. went over there this morning, what an experience...
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    Its fecking cold had the heating on all night, Only 3rd time after summer tho.
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