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Old 04-18-2007, 03:32 PM   #1
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Default English pound passes the two dollar mark

Today, the US dollar reached it's highest rate against the pound for 26 years, I wondered what the views of the members are about this situation.

I'm not talking about the obvious here, namely the fact that it will benefit the British buying goods in the States & having the reverse effect of Americans visiting Britain, I mean the deeper issues like who wins & who loses in other areas such as imports & exports & the resultant effect on industries.
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Old 04-18-2007, 03:37 PM   #2
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Weird, but kewl I guess.

I don't know exactly what else it means.
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Old 04-18-2007, 03:54 PM   #3
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So basically inflation over there is even worse than it is here in the States?
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yep , i dont rely care as i am not planning on going to the states or buying anything from over there any time soo
no offence i mean i aint going on holiday or anything so i aint interested
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Old 04-18-2007, 04:23 PM   #5
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So basically inflation over there is even worse than it is here in the States?
Possibly I don't quite know how it works, but no doubt root or Mark will soon be posting, 'spect they'll explain it all to us.
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yep , i dont rely care as i am not planning on going to the states or buying anything from over there any time soo
no offence i mean i aint going on holiday or anything so i aint interested
This is great if your planning on buying online from the states. I got a few raptors shipped over a while back and they worked out at 64 each. If i had bought them now it would be even cheaper.
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Old 04-18-2007, 04:55 PM   #7
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This is great if your planning on buying online from the states. I got a few raptors shipped over a while back and they worked out at 64 each. If i had bought them now it would be even cheaper.
What are raptors Mick?
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What are raptors Mick?
they're hard drives

and about the money thing, it doesn't affect me since I never buy anything from the UK so I guess it doesn't really matter...
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Weird, but kewl I guess.

I don't know exactly what else it means.
with US dollar has gone down, or British pound has gone up.

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So basically inflation over there is even worse than it is here in the States?
no, either US inflation shot up, or British inflation went down. either way, it is only about a [edit] couple cents.

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What are raptors Mick?
10,000 rpm hard drives- very fast, nice, and expensive
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with US dollar has gone down, or British pound has gone up.


no, either US inflation shot up, or British inflation went down. either way, it is only about a


10,000 rpm hard drives- very fast, nice, and expensive
That just about covers everything!!
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