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    Default I remember when my take home pay was...

    £285 per month!

    1985 - 17 year old school leaver working as operator on ICL George 3.

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    £1 per day.

    Saturday boy at a Radio & TV shop in 1975

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    I used to get paid weekly. £76 per week as an electronic technician at a small company around about 1985.

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    First IT job - 1983 - £6000 pa.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OrangeHopper View Post
    First IT job - 1983 - £6000 pa.
    1981 and £7200 inc shift allowance as an operator.
    ...my quagmire of greed....my cesspit of laziness and unfairness....all I am doing is sticking two fingers up at nurses, doctors and other hard working employed professionals...

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    Quote Originally Posted by zeitghost View Post
    Whatever £1500/yr got you in 1973.
    No bad as you could buy a very nice house for £3,000
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    £100

    but if only I knew then what I know now. I'd be as rich as creosote.
    ooohh. maybe we should have a thread about that


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    1989 - First job out of Uni, helping out in the labs at a manufacturing place. 157/week paid in cash by trim account assistant who insisted on wearing stockings and suspenders. She also insisted on flashing the tops of them at me as she delved in the safe to get my cash, happy days and yes I did, some time later when I got a perm job there in the I.T. dept....

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    Quote Originally Posted by zeitghost View Post
    Spending £2.5k on hi-fi instead of a house was not a good move.
    Quad ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by zeitghost View Post
    Indeed.

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    Spending £2.5k on hi-fi instead of a house was not a good move.
    but it seemed like a good idea at the time.



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