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    David Smith of the Sunday Times points out that the bank rate has only been reduced by a third at a stroke twice before since 1900: in August 1914, and September 1939.

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    Never been under 2% ....
    Or get some GM shares, same price as 1949. I used to be an Astra man. Vauxhall.
    Bored.

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    Quote Originally Posted by expat View Post
    David Smith of the Sunday Times points out that the bank rate has only been reduced by a third at a stroke twice before since 1900: in August 1914, and September 1939.
    Will the UK population wake up to a new realisation of the world like they did then, dig in, grin and bare it. Or will they all go whining to their mummies?

    Not that either course of action will help, because this time it'll be different, this time it'll be far worse.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ace00 View Post
    Never been under 2% ....
    Or get some GM shares, same price as 1949. I used to be an Astra man. Vauxhall.
    Soon every car manufacturer will make 1 car and sell it as different models to the clueless by changing the dress, just like VAG and their golf/audi TT/Audi A3
    The court heard Darren Upton had written a letter to Judge Sally Cahill QC saying he wasn’t “a typical inmate of prison”.

    But the judge said: “That simply demonstrates your arrogance continues. You are typical. Inmates of prison are people who are dishonest. You are a thoroughly dishonestly man motivated by your own selfish greed.”

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bagpuss View Post
    Soon every car manufacturer will make 1 car and sell it as different models to the clueless by changing the dress, just like VAG and their golf/audi TT/Audi A3
    Scirroco, Leon, Fabia....
    I was miserable and depressed, but CUK turned it all around. Now I'm depressed and miserable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bagpuss View Post
    Soon every car manufacturer will make 1 car and sell it as different models to the clueless by changing the dress, just like VAG and their golf/audi TT/Audi A3
    New Beetle, SEAT Ibiza, Skoda Octavia...

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    A car with non-corroding body, non-toxic paint, dual electrical system for backup...

    Far from outsourcing, the manufacturer attracted the best workers with industry-leading wages and conditions...

    Yes, the Model T. Downhill from there on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by expat View Post
    A car with non-corroding body, non-toxic paint, dual electrical system for backup...

    Far from outsourcing, the manufacturer attracted the best workers with industry-leading wages and conditions...

    Yes, the Model T. Downhill from there on.
    And not "available in any colour as long as it's Black"

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    The court heard Darren Upton had written a letter to Judge Sally Cahill QC saying he wasn’t “a typical inmate of prison”.

    But the judge said: “That simply demonstrates your arrogance continues. You are typical. Inmates of prison are people who are dishonest. You are a thoroughly dishonestly man motivated by your own selfish greed.”

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    David Smith of the Sunday Times points out that the bank rate has only been reduced by a third at a stroke twice before since 1900: in August 1914, and September 1939.
    funny enough we were at war then, and although the war hasnt actually reached the shores of our every day life (ie like the blitz) we are at war with 2 countries right now which is also very costly

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    Quote Originally Posted by NetwkSupport View Post
    funny enough we were at war then, and although the war hasnt actually reached the shores of our every day life (ie like the blitz) we are at war with 2 countries right now which is also very costly

    We're not at war with those countries. In Iraq and Afghanistan we are supporting their governments against Islamic insurgents.

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