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Old 03-29-2011, 12:22 PM   #11
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It's not the cheapest place in the world - but it's certainly not the most expensive.

The rioting is nothing serious... It's pretty localised.
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Old 03-29-2011, 12:28 PM   #12
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I currently pay US$160/month for a connection that MAXES out at 1.5M. Can't find anything better or cheaper.
Sounds like a ripoff. I only pay $30 for a 7Mb line...
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Old 03-29-2011, 12:33 PM   #13
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we pay 21.60 i think for 20MB broadband. Theres so many internet enabled devices in my house that a 10MB connection gave a red latency to everyone in the house lol
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Sounds like a ripoff. I only pay $30 for a 7Mb line...
Unfortunately, there isn't much to use as an alternative. My son lives about 5 miles away and pays about $40 for a >20M connection. The only reason I pay that much is because my employer reimburses me, otherwise I would have an even slower connection but at a much lower cost.
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Old 03-29-2011, 01:56 PM   #15
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To be honest, it doesn't sound that much different the it is here in the States...
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Old 03-29-2011, 03:04 PM   #16
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The same as it's been in the last couple of decades really. Everyone's moaning about the weather, petrol's expensive and going up, politics is as crap as ever and everyone's moaning about the weather. I doubt that'll change any time soon! Oh and did I mention the weather is crap?

(Actually, it's been pretty nice the last few days - I shouldn't moan!)

On the plus side there does seem to be more work around than previously, we haven't had any huge natural disasters and as long as politics remains a crap waste of time, that gives me a good excuse for not having to care about it.

Life goes on! It's just about making the most of what's out there really, and comparing the situation here to that in Japan, Libya or Christ Church in New Zealand, I'd say we're pretty fortunate.
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Old 03-29-2011, 04:04 PM   #17
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Trains cost a packet as well as buses.
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Old 03-29-2011, 04:15 PM   #18
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i fancy moving to Dubai, but i need to be rich first :/



Economy isn't too bad as of late, in hindsight. And the job market is definately looking up around my area.
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life is just related to work... no relations... no emotions....
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