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WC 2022 Yay or "Meh"

Mr Jinx

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I know all that, My point is £200bn was the most ever spent on a WC
Worth it for the Argy whipping alone. Joy joy
 

Grecian2K

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Often overlooked in my view. My wife's cousin has just moved out there (for 3 years so he can then nigh on retire at 40!) and he's lucky as he gets 4 flights a year and 6 months paid rent. He's also extremely frugal but is also very surprised at the rental costs. He's no children or partner so will do just fine, but I am told that school fees are also really, really high.
My eldest had a similar experience working in Singapore for a couple of years a few years back. The high wages and subsidised flights were far outweighed by the ludicrous rental costs.
(Mind you, similar is starting to happen here - bar the wages of course. No wonder London is being referred to as Singapore* on Thames.
(*or should that read Singa-poor?)
 

Grecian2K

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Worth it for the Argy whipping alone. Joy joy
But the Argies have just won 2-1! 🤔
Your point is?
 

Mr Jinx

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But the Argies have just won 2-1! 🤔
Maybe in your alternate universe. Meanwhile, back on planet earth...
 

Grecian2K

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I blame the BBC! :p
#fakenews
 

angelic upstart

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My eldest had a similar experience working in Singapore for a couple of years a few years back. The high wages and subsidised flights were far outweighed by the ludicrous rental costs.
(Mind you, similar is starting to happen here - bar the wages of course. No wonder London is being referred to as Singapore* on Thames.
(*or should that read Singa-poor?)
Oddly enough, my wife's uncle lived in Singapore for a few years, but they lived on some kind of houseboat so they're quite wealthy as a result. It was also quite a few years back prior to everyone wanting a piece.
 

Alistair20000

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I blame the BBC! :p
#fakenews
Another mare for you G2K. :( A trend is emerging here. Do you want some counselling ?
 

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Another mare for you G2K. :( A trend is emerging here. Do you want some counselling ?
No. But a phone with a bigger screen wouldn't go amiss. ;)
 

Alistair20000

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No. But a phone with a bigger screen wouldn't go amiss. ;)
Maybe Tavy will send you one as an Xmas present out of his pension riches. :)
 

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Maybe Tavy will send you one as an Xmas present out of his pension riches. :)
More chance of getting a drink out of a Vogon (as the late, great Douglas Adams famously quoth). 🤪
 
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