Strapped of the old sausage

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks
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Re: Strapped of the old sausage

Postby GoogaMooga » 07 Nov 2023, 18:21

Anyway, I am going to stop here. I didn't really want to go down that hole. But Baron seemed genuinely interested.
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Re: Strapped of the old sausage

Postby BARON CORNY DOG » 08 Nov 2023, 12:54

GoogaMooga wrote:Anyway, I am going to stop here. I didn't really want to go down that hole. But Baron seemed genuinely interested.


I was but I have very limited time to engage here and when you went globalist conspiracy, I lost interest in finding the time. Maybe I'll come back to it.
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Re: Strapped of the old sausage

Postby C » 08 Nov 2023, 15:31

GoogaMooga wrote: I didn't really want to go down that hole.


Toad in the Hole....?




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Re: Strapped of the old sausage

Postby The Prof » 16 Nov 2023, 15:12

GoogaMooga wrote:
Deebank wrote:... And because he's a cunt.


See what I mean? In the future, there will be more cases like that.


The Manager of Courts Bank lost her job over it so I wouldn't expect many more cases like that.

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Re: Strapped of the old sausage

Postby The Prof » 16 Nov 2023, 15:17

In contrast to a popular meme on Facebook, plenty of small businesses don't want cash because it's inconvenient.

It's inconvenient keeping a whole float of different denominations of coins and notes at hand to give the exact change to people.
It's inconvenient and very time consuming counting it all out and having to physically go to the bank and put it in.
Cash is open to mistakes & having it stolen.
Card payments to businesses should cost them no more that 1.75%. which, in many cases, makes it cheaper in time and convenience than cash.

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Re: Strapped of the old sausage

Postby GoogaMooga » 16 Nov 2023, 15:24

The Prof wrote:In contrast to a popular meme on Facebook, plenty of small businesses don't want cash because it's inconvenient.

It's inconvenient keeping a whole float of different denominations of coins and notes at hand to give the exact change to people.
It's inconvenient and very time consuming counting it all out and having to physically go to the bank and put it in.
Cash is open to mistakes & having it stolen.
Card payments to businesses should cost them no more that 1.75%. which, in many cases, makes it cheaper in time and convenience than cash.


I take your point, and I am not against card payments per se, although I don't favor them myself. My greatest worry is, what if you lose your card? I know of people who have a back-up card, just in case. Talk about inconvenience...
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Re: Strapped of the old sausage

Postby The Prof » 16 Nov 2023, 16:57

What if you lose £100 or $100 in the street? You'd have next to zero chance of getting that back.

The point about 'the man' knowing what you spend your money on and where you shop is a valid one but store points (Nectar) cards do that job even better. As long as you realise you're giving a bit of information away every time you shop and are prepared for the direct advertising I don't think we need to be too worried....... just yet!

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Re: Strapped of the old sausage

Postby GoogaMooga » 16 Nov 2023, 18:06

The Prof wrote:What if you lose £100 or $100 in the street? You'd have next to zero chance of getting that back.


I'd rather lose £100 in the street than lose my card in a cashless society. Wouldn't you? My point is, you lose your card in such a scenario, you will have nothing. Unless you have back-ups. And back-ups for the back-ups... Just one of many serious drawbacks. Then there is the potential surveillance and social control.
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Re: Strapped of the old sausage

Postby Deebank » 19 Nov 2023, 10:20

GoogaMooga wrote:
The Prof wrote:What if you lose £100 or $100 in the street? You'd have next to zero chance of getting that back.


I'd rather lose £100 in the street than lose my card in a cashless society. Wouldn't you? My point is, you lose your card in such a scenario, you will have nothing. Unless you have back-ups. And back-ups for the back-ups... Just one of many serious drawbacks. Then there is the potential surveillance and social control.


You can use your phone - the Wallet app on iPhone if necessary and banks can usually get you a new card pretty quickly.
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Re: Strapped of the old sausage

Postby copehead » 30 Nov 2023, 11:10

I feel under dressed if I haven't got a ton in my wallet when I go out.

The fact that I almost always use a card or my phone to pay not withstanding

I usually try and remember some change for beggers although I try and give it to Big Issue sellers

It doesn't seem that long ago when there were practically no beggers on our streets, they joys of a Tory government.
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Re: Strapped of the old sausage

Postby C » 01 Dec 2023, 10:17

copehead wrote:I feel under dressed if I haven't got a ton in my wallet when I go out.


A hundred quid...?

What on earth for?





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Re: Strapped of the old sausage

Postby The Prof » 01 Dec 2023, 12:11

C wrote:
copehead wrote:I feel under dressed if I haven't got a ton in my wallet when I go out.


A hundred quid...?

What on earth for?

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A pint of larger in London?

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Re: Strapped of the old sausage

Postby C » 01 Dec 2023, 14:09

The Prof wrote:
C wrote:
copehead wrote:I feel under dressed if I haven't got a ton in my wallet when I go out.


A hundred quid...?

What on earth for?

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A pint of larger in London?


:lol:

Anybody that walks around with a wad that size has got to be a lager drinker

Bloody Philistines




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Re: Strapped of the old sausage

Postby copehead » 01 Dec 2023, 18:24

C wrote:
copehead wrote:I feel under dressed if I haven't got a ton in my wallet when I go out.


A hundred quid...?

What on earth for?





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Re: Strapped of the old sausage

Postby C » 02 Dec 2023, 09:55

copehead wrote:
C wrote:
copehead wrote:I feel under dressed if I haven't got a ton in my wallet when I go out.


A hundred quid...?

What on earth for?





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Unforeseen eventualities, I was a Cub Scout


:lol:



A fair point, well made




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