Apathy Rules At Hpc lack of comments to news items
Posted 20 November 2011 - 09:27 PM
There is so much hypocracy, stupidity and downright profiteering (both political and economic) at the moment its like living in a satirical sketch or a parody of what democracy should be.
Prices are generally stagnant or slowly falling, but incomes vs. inflation are erroding so quickly it doesn't matter, benifits cutting, engaging private enterprise even more.
Some recents examples:
Pretty much sums it up for me. Continuing the film/good tv quotes meme, "bored now".... (I wish I could flay the targets of my wrath alive...)
TBH I wish rufus t firefly was in charge - at least I'd get a few laughs...
Posted 20 November 2011 - 09:37 PM
Where in Bristol are you looking and at what? My search area in East Bristol, sub 200k 3 beds are selling at an alarming pace. Not just sstc either, I am seeing completed sales on anything half decent with I think slightly optomistic asking prices. I enquired about 2 last week and both had offers accepted. This was and is still not marked sstc on Rightmove. I know agents play games but I did not leave details with either and they didn't seem worried.
Posted 20 November 2011 - 09:53 PM
Its impossible to post on the news articles, I gave up trying. Never accepts my credentials.
Posted 20 November 2011 - 10:02 PM
May I refer you to this post..
Just as you cannot spend your way out of recession, you cannot, in a global economy, simply spend your way through recovery either.
(Gordon Brown, Labour Party Annual Conference, 29 September 1997)
So, housing affordability is better than it has ever been, but no-one can take advantage of this because they can't afford the houses. I see.
cybernoid - 7th August 2010
Gambling promises the poor what property promises the rich - something for nothing
George Bernard Shaw
Posted 20 November 2011 - 10:23 PM
Never shows and the forums are the real place to comment IMPO.
+1 here too. None of my replies to new articles have EVER appeared. It's utterly ridiculous and a complete waste of time me trying.
Just like it's a waste of time me pointing out that the graph on the home page is out of date, or the stats graphs are out of date - I don't think anyone cares. That single graph is the FIRST thing that visitors to HPC see, you'd think someone would want to make it beautiful like the graphs posted by phdinbubbles and freetrader - but NO! :-(
Posted 20 November 2011 - 10:29 PM
The blog is on the front page
The email@example.com address isn't anywhere near the "contact us" page, how on earth is someone who merely follows the instructions provided supposed to know it's a different address?
It says on the comment page: "If you would like to request a password allowing you to add comments and blog news articles without needing each one approved manually, send an e-mail to the webmaster.". So, I click "contact us", and get "Technical issues: webmaster", which does not go to firstname.lastname@example.org at all!
That's why I gave up after several attempts a while back - if you have to be clairvoyant and email a different address instead of the black hole address that is provided - well, that's why so few people make it through all the hoops! :-(
Posted 08 December 2011 - 02:57 PM
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