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#1 Killer Bunny

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Posted 15 September 2008 - 10:40 AM

5 Septemebr 2008

“In economics things take longer to happen than you think they will, and then they happen faster than you thought they could.” Rudiger Dornbusch
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Posted 15 September 2008 - 10:59 AM

Need to understand how it has come to this? Read this Click here!

Money saving tips from the ever brilliant lifehacker.

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Posted 15 September 2008 - 11:02 AM

Good article FP, but unfortunate timing - the stamp duty issue seems slightly irrelevant compared to what's going on today.
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Posted 15 September 2008 - 11:09 AM

Good article FP, but unfortunate timing - the stamp duty issue seems slightly irrelevant compared to what's going on today.

Crikey, there's no pleasing some people! :P ;)

Splendid article which deserves the widest diffusion. Your media forays are greatly appreciated FP.
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Posted 15 September 2008 - 11:16 AM


Goodness me!
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Posted 02 December 2008 - 12:21 PM

Splendid article which deserves the widest diffusion

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