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Started by: ena malcup (1113) 

Started: 16th Apr 2022 at 17:49

Posted by: tomplum (9129) 

that's quite a talented family there ena, reminds me of the Partridge family

Replied: 16th Apr 2022 at 20:38

Posted by: jathbee (11348)

Love it. And so very, very true.

Replied: 17th Apr 2022 at 11:08

Posted by: ena malcup (1113) 

But it's all OK.

UK's latest 'Rich List' just been published: our uber rich still increasing their wealth at a phenomenal rate.

Just the remaining 99.99% of you who will have to cut back a bit.

Well, maybe a lot!

Replied: 23rd Apr 2022 at 17:47

Posted by: lectriclegs (4860)

Replied: 23rd Apr 2022 at 18:18

Posted by: Owd Codger (765)

Yesterday when I passed the Tesco Extra store in Wigan, motorists were queuing to get petrol which was at £163.9 per litre.

Hardly surprising that there has been an increase in motorists going to the Supermarkets when the small filling stations etc have increased their prices higher than what they normally charge.

The one on Whelley charging £174.9 when they normally only charge around 4p above Tesco.

Rip off on top of rip off!

Replied: 20th May 2022 at 09:15

Posted by: PeterP (9377)

People are now sitting back and thinking do we need some of the overpriced items in the shops. I used to buy Lucazade at £1 for 1 litre bottle then not only did it go up in price to £1-25 they made the content smaller to 750millilitre. Do we need toffee/chocolate. Crisps have always been a rip off .Never seen has much meat on the shelves, People cannot afford it so are leaving it on the shelves. It only has a certain shelf life will the shops drop the price because it is all going for waste Supermarkets advertise they have dropped100 to500 prices of items and they will stop down in price for the rest of the year. Most shops have 10's of THOUSANDS of prices which have gone UP

Replied: 20th May 2022 at 10:29

Posted by: ena malcup (1113) 

'Camptown Races'

It was a mistake having Meatloaf accompany us.

He just WONT DOO DAH!

Replied: 20th May 2022 at 12:09

Posted by: GOLDEN BEAR (4774) 

OWD CODGER::
I know what should happen to those garages that overcharge ,, including super-markets ,, PUT THEM AGINST A WALL AND PUFF! They are lower than a snake's belly making profit's out of ordinary decent working folk it makes my blood boil that nothing is done about it , How about this a petrol station on m6 south near brum £1.99.9 per litre of diesel !!!!!!greedy *ASTARDS ...............GB.

Replied: 20th May 2022 at 15:33

Posted by: Owd Codger (765)

Who are the owners of the small convenience stores and filling stations who are the most extra ripping off prices!

Replied: 21st May 2022 at 00:34

Posted by: mollie m (6463) 

How brilliant was that? That song should be recorded, aired on the radio and distributed to the powers that be. A very good family of singers.

When you have people like Elon Musk who is worth around $365 BILLON, Bill Gates worth $133 BILLION, and many others who are so fantastically wealthy that they could never spend their money in their own lifetime, why is there still poverty in this world, and people who are struggling to make ends meet, and that's the point this family were making?

It's obscene, when all those people could band together, create a better life for many who are on the breadline in their own countries and continue a life of luxury. Yes, they've earned their money, but surely they can share a couple of million each to help eliminate the poor and the needy.

No, I'm not jealous of their wealth, but there are wealthy people around the world worth millions and millions - oil barons, sportsmen, recording artists, etc could help, and I know some do, but it's not enough.

I don't think I'd be able to manage a decent manage a decent night's sleep in my million dollar bedroom if I knew there were people starving.

Just my own personal understanding of the song in the video.

Replied: 21st May 2022 at 05:37

Posted by: ena malcup (1113) 

The young boy looks ever so much like a juvenile version of Volodymr Zelensky.

Replied: 21st May 2022 at 16:06

Posted by: admin (1210)

To give Bill Gates his due he does give a LOT of money to charity. Last year he gave 15 billion dollars to charity.

Replied: 21st May 2022 at 16:18

Posted by: Stardelta (9761)

$15b was Gates biggest one off donation to date but the total over the years is almost twice that.

Billions

Replied: 21st May 2022 at 16:50

Posted by: AngelWood (759)

Money should be scrapped and go back to bartering instead.

Replied: 22nd May 2022 at 00:28

Posted by: Tommy Two Stroke (9655)

Replied: 22nd May 2022 at 01:24

Posted by: Owd Codger (765)

Is somebody winning £140 million on a lottery also not obscene.

Surely, in these hard financial times, it would be better to have more people winning a smaller amount, even140 winning £1 million pounds.

But I supposed those who run the Lottery have to the have the publicity and a carrot to dangle to attract people to buy a ticket!

Replied: 22nd May 2022 at 07:34

 

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