+ Post New Thread
Page 2 of 6 FirstFirst 123456 LastLast
Results 16 to 30 of 76
General Chat Thread, The credit crunch in General; Originally Posted by andy Why is that? i don't know, i just don't like the smugness about some of these ...
  1. #16
    torledo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    2,928
    Thank Post
    168
    Thanked 155 Times in 126 Posts
    Rep Power
    47
    Quote Originally Posted by andy View Post
    Why is that?
    i don't know, i just don't like the smugness about some of these liberal middle-class boho's.....but then i'm making a huge assumption about this guy.

    After all, it's only a lame bit of wit from this teacher whoever he is, he may or may not be all those things....and i don't mind people making light of something that is talked about incessantly in the media, but i just didn't think it was funny or witty. if he'd said it to me i'd have given him a slow handclap rather than a chuckle.

  2. #17
    mortstar's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Oxford
    Posts
    341
    Thank Post
    12
    Thanked 29 Times in 18 Posts
    Rep Power
    21
    Quote Originally Posted by torledo View Post
    ... unaffected by the credit crunch as a home-ownin', guardian-reading, flipflop-wearing, pc left-of-centre, recycling, grammar-school educated muppet.
    I thought you knew me then

    Then realised you said home-owning, which I don't and I don't have debt (after having spent 3 years paying it all off) so the credit-crunch only spells good things for me.

    Those who have borrowed at stupid levels deserve to be brought down to earth. I can't wait for the 30% houseprice crash - I might be able to afford a 2up-2down in this area then.

    I love flip-flops!

  3. #18

    FN-GM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    15,758
    Thank Post
    825
    Thanked 1,662 Times in 1,447 Posts
    Blog Entries
    11
    Rep Power
    441
    The thing that got me was that they were serious they wasnít joking. Im not bothered by it or anything just thought it was funny

  4. #19

    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    London
    Posts
    3,154
    Thank Post
    114
    Thanked 527 Times in 450 Posts
    Blog Entries
    2
    Rep Power
    123
    I can't see how you thought they were being serious. It's not screamingly funny but I can't see that it was intended as anything other than a bit of a pun. A response like "I'm not affected by the credit crunch because my dad's a millionaire" would probably be intended to be offensive but not this.

    I'd guess I'm missing something - perhaps the person concerned is a "bad guy" and there's more to it than this pointless joke.

  5. #20

    FN-GM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    15,758
    Thank Post
    825
    Thanked 1,662 Times in 1,447 Posts
    Blog Entries
    11
    Rep Power
    441
    Honestly she was serious, this teacher isn’t known for being quick.

  6. #21

    maniac's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Kent
    Posts
    3,037
    Thank Post
    209
    Thanked 425 Times in 306 Posts
    Rep Power
    144
    It's always the quiet ones you have to watch

  7. #22

    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    London
    Posts
    2,962
    Thank Post
    159
    Thanked 152 Times in 116 Posts
    Rep Power
    49
    Quote Originally Posted by FN-Greatermanchester View Post
    Honestly she was serious, this teacher isnít known for being quick.
    Im fairly sure they WERNT being serious....

    Its a mildly amusing joke. Would have got a slight chuckle out of me if Id heard it

  8. #23

    FN-GM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    15,758
    Thank Post
    825
    Thanked 1,662 Times in 1,447 Posts
    Blog Entries
    11
    Rep Power
    441
    Quote Originally Posted by sidewinder View Post
    Im fairly sure they WERNT being serious....

    Its a mildly amusing joke. Would have got a slight chuckle out of me if Id heard it

    You dont know this person, she was serious

  9. #24

    Edu-IT's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Posts
    7,088
    Thank Post
    402
    Thanked 618 Times in 565 Posts
    Rep Power
    180
    Quote Originally Posted by FN-Greatermanchester View Post
    Honestly she was serious, this teacher isnít known for being quick.
    Perhaps she's been building this up for a while?

  10. #25

    FN-GM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    15,758
    Thank Post
    825
    Thanked 1,662 Times in 1,447 Posts
    Blog Entries
    11
    Rep Power
    441
    How do you make that one out?

  11. #26

    Edu-IT's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Posts
    7,088
    Thank Post
    402
    Thanked 618 Times in 565 Posts
    Rep Power
    180
    Quote Originally Posted by FN-Greatermanchester View Post
    How do you make that one out?
    Well you said she isn't quick so perhaps she's been thinking of this joke for a while and finally found the right moment to share it?

  12. #27

    FN-GM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    15,758
    Thank Post
    825
    Thanked 1,662 Times in 1,447 Posts
    Blog Entries
    11
    Rep Power
    441
    ah right, well i asked her today what she meant and see knows about the credit crunch but just didn’t think at the time.

  13. #28

    Edu-IT's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Posts
    7,088
    Thank Post
    402
    Thanked 618 Times in 565 Posts
    Rep Power
    180
    Quote Originally Posted by FN-Greatermanchester View Post
    ah right, well i asked her today what she meant and see knows about the credit crunch but just didnít think at the time.
    So was she trying to be funny or not?

  14. #29

    FN-GM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    15,758
    Thank Post
    825
    Thanked 1,662 Times in 1,447 Posts
    Blog Entries
    11
    Rep Power
    441
    no she was serious

  15. #30
    torledo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    2,928
    Thank Post
    168
    Thanked 155 Times in 126 Posts
    Rep Power
    47
    or maybe she was flirting....the little minx

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread
Page 2 of 6 FirstFirst 123456 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. MBNA Credit Card
    By laserblazer in forum General Chat
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 19th February 2008, 11:18 AM
  2. Printer credit allocations??
    By alexknight in forum Netware
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 14th February 2007, 10:40 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •