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Started by Gotout on Apr 2, 2018 2:39:29 PM
What would you do with £10,000?
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Gotout - 02 Apr 2018 14:40:35 (#1 of 48)

I imagine that if this came about there would be spivs lining up to remove the temptation of money away from the newly rich.

indlovubill - 02 Apr 2018 14:57:11 (#2 of 48)

New car, holiday, drugs, booze, given money has no value so most recipients of the £10,000 would piss it against the wall within weeks if not days.

Gotout - 02 Apr 2018 14:59:33 (#3 of 48)

Indeed Bill, I do wonder where these 'experts' get their ideas from?

darkhorse - 02 Apr 2018 15:00:09 (#4 of 48)

£10k, or the mid nineties equivalent, would have been dead handy in my mid-20s.

Now I'm in my mid-40s, I turn my nose up at your measly £10k.

TRaney - 02 Apr 2018 15:02:33 (#5 of 48)

I thought this was another m*m*m* thread, boasting about his day rate

darkhorse - 02 Apr 2018 15:02:35 (#6 of 48)

The government had been "giving" me and msdarkhorse a regular £10k of house price inflation, to separate us from the unfortunate twenty somethings for a few years now.

Rendered - 02 Apr 2018 15:05:01 (#7 of 48)

(((Traners)))

indlovubill - 02 Apr 2018 15:06:09 (#8 of 48)

to separate us from the unfortunate twenty somethings for a few years now.



Fuck 'em house prices were always just about within reach for first time buyers, it's how the market works. In our day we didn't have expensive wine bars and we didn't go on holiday three times a year.

WibbleAgain - 02 Apr 2018 15:12:54 (#9 of 48)

It's proposed by some City think tank. The same kind of thing as the child trust fund under Brown, which most benefited the financial institutions that administered the funds. Probably a good way to somewhat alleviate the City's loss of its passporting rights after Brexit.

Gotout - 02 Apr 2018 15:15:23 (#10 of 48)

I can only see it ending up in tears as the recipients of the £10,000 get ripped off by financial sharks.

WibbleAgain - 02 Apr 2018 15:20:08 (#11 of 48)

It'd be a vote winner though, and make young people vote.

Gotout - 02 Apr 2018 15:22:33 (#12 of 48)

Would it make them vote though? They'd take the money and simply look around for what to buy

WibbleAgain - 02 Apr 2018 15:25:54 (#13 of 48)

They'd have to register and vote for the policy first. There's no telling what they'll do after getting their £10,000, of course. Probably too busy to think about politics, most of them. Maybe after they'd pissed it all away they'll come back to politics. Some of them.

FleurDuMal - 02 Apr 2018 15:38:56 (#14 of 48)

My bathroom needs a refurb, so that.

WibbleAgain - 02 Apr 2018 15:40:12 (#15 of 48)

You're way past 25, I thought.

You may be approaching 2x25 though. See if you can get yourself a double handout.

FleurDuMal - 02 Apr 2018 15:41:14 (#16 of 48)

Wow. Quite a zing you’ve got there!

WibbleAgain - 02 Apr 2018 15:41:41 (#17 of 48)

There's a thought.

How about £10,000 for every time you get past a multiple of 25-years? That'd be universally popular, surely?

WibbleAgain - 02 Apr 2018 15:42:45 (#18 of 48)

#16

I'm only thinking of ways to get my handout, Fleur.

FleurDuMal - 02 Apr 2018 15:43:17 (#19 of 48)

Not with bo**ab; he’d hate all the oldsters being given free money.

WibbleAgain - 02 Apr 2018 15:45:42 (#20 of 48)

He'll get his. Surely he can see past it and willing to accept his £10,000 just to be good sport?

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