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Offline markmiwurdz

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Re: The Brexodus
« Reply #2580 on: July 26, 2022, 04:21:40 pm »
Taxi biz has slowed Mon/Tues this week, in my experience


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Re: The Brexodus
« Reply #2581 on: July 27, 2022, 06:39:50 am »
The Covid Honeymoon is over .A lot of gigs were left over from lockdown years,tickets  already paid for .Then there was a few notes in savings but thats spent .The next two weeks were always slow as Builders took holidays .ESB bill going up Gas Going up Kids who grew out of school uniforms during lockdown need new ones and new books .It will be quiet until the American Football game in Croaker and the 5 Garth Brooks Gigs .Then who the Fuck knows Russia might cut off all the Gas .Eamo the Bike might bring down the Government .Paggo might not renew the 20c a liter tax cut he made on fuel .Mary Lou could be Taoiseach .Cyinide Tits might say Yes to the people who always say No .Its Deja Vous its 1976 all over again Heatwave followed by Drought and Every worker out on Strike power cuts .Some of us were here before if you were not ask your mammy .

Do you remember the old days as in last few weeks we were told we would burn to death from the sun  or choke to death from Emissions or cow farts and the Big Issue, there were not enough taxis .If you really want to know how well the economy is going I prefer to use the Skipometer little used by RTE economists but fairly accurate .How many skips are you seeing outside Gaffs .Every little extension gives work to about 20 people from the Fork lift driver in the place where they make blocks to the Painter who paints the newly plastered celingsThe Death Princess that use to give out the Covid Scores on Virgin Media will be back from her two weeks in Trabolgan soon and will start reporting on who are on strike and the growing dole queues .Dont ignore one of the biggest building jobs in the town Jonny Ronans modifications to Facebooks new HQ in the old Sweepstakes building has been scaled back.If Facebook and the other firms in the Google Ghetto are cutting back a lot of high paid jobs for foreigners and Irish workers will dissappear they were good customers .Its the new reality adapt or die .
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Re: The Brexodus
« Reply #2582 on: July 27, 2022, 10:07:50 am »
Why not fuck a fly in the ointment .Mr Putin has the world on its knees he controls the Oil and Gas and most of the Worlds Wheat and Sun Flower oil supply .China used their weapon of Mass Destruction .What if Mr Putin releases an Animal based weapon like Foot and Mouth Disease .And fuck the Whole world up .
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Re: The Brexodus
« Reply #2583 on: July 27, 2022, 07:10:21 pm »
Do ya reckon the Sliced pan will go up in price again ?
I'm still getting over the trauma of the last .20 cent increase !!

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Re: The Brexodus
« Reply #2584 on: July 28, 2022, 07:12:38 am »
Do ya reckon the Sliced pan will go up in price again ?
I'm still getting over the trauma of the last .20 cent increase !!

Consumers have cut back on supermarket spending, making fewer trips to the shops and choosing own-brand goods as grocery inflation soared by the highest level since August 2008.

According to the latest figures from research group Kantar, consumer spending on take-home grocery sales slumped by 3.1pc over the 12 weeks to July 10.

However, the decline slowed over the latest four-week period, with a drop of 0.9pc recorded.

Soaring inflation has already affected consumer habits, with people making fewer trips to the supermarket compared to this time last year.


IF SHEILAGH BRESLIN from Big Dommos flats has to pay four quid extra to fill her shopping bag she is going to use her shopping trolley to drag the swag home from Lidil and save on the taxi fare .I havent got a job lately from Lidil or Super Value from Alfie Bulger from the Flats with two Slabs of cans and a bottle of Captin Morgans for his bird .Its all connected Kenneth cut out what you dont need .You need the Grub and the Grog not the taxi .
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Re: The Brexodus
« Reply #2585 on: July 28, 2022, 07:27:44 pm »
On the bright side, Diesel went down about 10% in the last few weeks !

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Re: The Brexodus
« Reply #2586 on: July 28, 2022, 07:41:43 pm »
On the bright side, Diesel went down about 10% in the last few weeks !
Not a good sign Kenneth .It simply means there is plenty of it around because Industry isint buying it as they see a big slowdown wont need it .Wait till the weather gets cold and the ESB start burning oil to generate electricity .Plenty of 199 Diesel around now but dont forget Paggo cut the Duty for six months by 20C he might not continue that in the budget and there is carbon tax to be added this year from last years budget on Fuel Oli ,Gas and Electricity .Eamo the Onion has done a no deal deal with the Meat makers that will mean more costs on drivers to try get them off the roads that cost Billions to Build .Fucking ridicilous putting hundreds of millions into building roads then putting hundreds of millions into stuff like bike lanes and pedestrianised streets to get people not to use the roads for the purpose they were built for .
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« Reply #2587 on: July 28, 2022, 08:10:23 pm »
The idea is that when the price of a given product remains elevated above historical norms for an extended period of time, it literally destroys the demand for that product.

Look no further for modern-day demand destruction than U.S. gasoline prices, which peaked at over $5 per gallon on June 14. Even though they’ve dropped 13% since then to just $4.32 this week, the signs of demand destruction are everywhere.

President Biden took to Twitter to celebrate the drop in gas prices on Monday, noting that the average American family is now saving $70 per month on gas compared to when prices were at their peak.

What he didn’t mention was that gas prices are still up nearly 37% since this time last year, when the national average for a gallon of regular gas stood at just $3.15. And the dramatic increase in prices over the past year has changed many drivers’ lifestyles.

Some 64% of Americans said they have changed their daily routines since March due to rising gas prices, and 23% admitted to making “major changes,” according to a new survey from the American Automobile Association (AAA).


Of those who have already made changes to their lifestyle, 88% said they are driving less, 74% said they are combining errands into one trip, and 56% said they are cutting back on shopping and dining out.

Only 2% of consumers said they made the switch to an electric vehicle to cope with rising gas prices, while 13% said they bought a more fuel-efficient car, and 16% said they are now carpooling with friends or neighbors.

AAA’s survey was conducted between June 23 and 27 and included 1,002 American adults. In a report accompanying the survey release, AAA said that it expects gas prices to remain “volatile for the foreseeable future,” and that consumers should expect to pay “higher prices than in previous years.”

The reduction in spending on gas from Americans could be a sign of demand destruction.


Jay Hatfield, the founder, CEO, and portfolio manager of the investment management firm Infrastructure Capital Partners, told Fortune in March that demand destruction would keep gas prices from remaining above $5 per gallon nationally, and AAA’s survey was the first evidence of that trend.

As Americans grapple with four-decade-high inflation that’s affecting prices in everything from coffee to rent, their confidence in the economy is falling, leading them to pull back on spending.

Consumer confidence, as measured by the University of Michigan, hit a record low in June. And on Tuesday, the Conference Board’s July Consumer Confidence Index showed a decline for the third straight month.

“Looking ahead, inflation and additional rate hikes are likely to continue posing strong headwinds for consumer spending and economic growth over the next six months,” Lynn Franco, senior director of economic indicators at the Conference Board, said in a statement after the report.
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Re: The Brexodus
« Reply #2588 on: July 31, 2022, 11:17:40 am »
To put it simply “Nobody has a effin clue what is going to happen next”We live in a random world of unpredictable chance, otherwise we would know what is going to happen in the future? ::cheers
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Re: The Brexodus
« Reply #2589 on: July 31, 2022, 11:52:18 am »
To put it simply “Nobody has a effin clue what is going to happen next”We live in a random world of unpredictable chance, otherwise we would know what is going to happen in the future? ::cheers

True but not true ! The World is overpopulated .The Earth cannot supply enough Proteins for everybody to Survive .We are now into Eugenics who survives and who dies .Brits know this they have always  survived and prospered by moving first .Nuclear War was the Great answer to Family Planning but that would be like cutting your cock off .Corona or some other virus or even Starvation will kill off a few Billion leaving the Land in tact to feed the survivors ..You really want to see Cruelty stop looking at Ukraine that is a Political Pantomine .Look at Sri Lanka the Bastard handicapped Cousin of India and Pakistan the World Bank wont even lend them Coin .Millions will die of hunger or get shot as they try to cross the Border into India .Watch the EU when the Gas and Oil get scarce it will be every man for themselves .The Brits knew this and got the fuck out before they had to share with the rest .The EU works when everybody benefits not just the majority .Check out the World Population Growth .When you and I were lads there were 2 Billion people on earth now there are 8 ,300% increase Irelands Population has gone up by about 20% in that time .

You really want to know why Brexit happened .Its in the Numbers .The Brits know Europe with open borders and free trade will exhaust its resources .Nobody knows the Future but for My tuppence worth All the Green Bolloxology on Climate change wont save the plannet only Exterminating half the Worlds population will do that .Its just a matter of the Means or the Method .We know what happens when you over fill a Stadium or a Venue it leads to disaster same when you overpopulate a World something has to give .Have you read the Art of War by Tzu .China are building a Weapon called Population for the Fight willing to lose 50% provided the enemy loses more .

https://www.google.ie/search?q=world+population+1970&sxsrf=ALiCzsY-l4AU7mfpbOPCrk1qb1d7wcRz-g%3A1659263909064&ei=pVvmYp2-A-yUhbIPg-SW2AQ&oq=world+population++1970&gs_lcp=Cgdnd3Mtd2l6EAEYADIFCAAQgAQyBggAEB4Q


It took all of human history until 1803 to reach the first billion in population. The next billion took 124 years, and the next 33 years. More recent billions have come every dozen or so.1 Dec 2021
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Re: The Brexodus
« Reply #2590 on: July 31, 2022, 12:11:06 pm »
Sun Tzu said: Whoever is first in the field and awaits the coming of the enemy, will be fresh for the fight; whoever is second in the field and has to hasten to battle will arrive exhausted. Brexit Explained .
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