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  1. Which part? Far as I can see I only stated the following facts... Cannabis is a plant, surely you don't think that is untrue. Herbal cannabis is the flowers taken from the cannabis plant once it reaches the end of its lifecycle, commonly known as weed and skunk falls into this category as after all, skunk is just one of hundreds of different strains of the same plant. That soapbar or solids is infact a potentially deadly mixture of toxic substances which cannot be accurately called cannabis given the levels of cannabis within the mixture are minimal. Taken from a report by the Department of
  2. Sorry, had to pick up on this one as you are talking complete and utter b*llocks. You are aware cannabis is plant right? I ask because you seem to think some brown solid crap is "normal" and herbal cannabis such as skunk is abnormal??? You little disclaimer at the end is actually not necessary, analysis of the solid stuff you seem to enjoy shows at best it contains 1% cannabis and sometimes as little as 0.25%, the rest being made up of dead leaf material, animal and human faeces, turpentine, ketomine, asprin and whole host of other nastiness. So the reality is you've probably never actually sm
  3. Why do you think they are struggling? They posted record profits of over 80 million for the last financial year.....how is a company in decline if its annual profits are going up Theres a massive barrier to entry in the travel sector, its called sales volume. All the major operators have small profit margins and rely heavily on mass sales, this makes it very difficult for new entrants to compete in the market. Now travel agents, thats a different story, that market has definately been flooded, but with agents you have to realise most sell the rebranded packages of the big operators. There
  4. Their recent merger with MyTravel will have a lot to do with this, jobs always go when two companies merge. The same will happen in a few months when TUI and first choice go ahead with their merger, thousands of jobs will be cut. As one poster points out, the future of travel is via the internet, but he incorrect in assuming this means the end of the big players like Thomas Cook. Its just a shift in the way holidays are sold but it will be the same players who are doing the majority of the selling, Thomas Cook are just realigning themselves and cutting off the deadwood. The travel sector has
  5. All UK properties ............................ Q3...............Q4...........% Detached...........301,771........293,248...... -2.8 Semi.................177,087........174,744...... -1.3 Terraced............151,826........149,906...... -1.2 Flat....................174,886 ........173,915..... -0.5 All......................194,589........191,327...... -1.6 So there you have it, falls across the board when Q3 is compared to Q4. Funny how the OP posted this report along with a smug "told you prices weren't falling" remark, perhaps he should have examing the figures closer. Prices may not b
  6. York ............................ Q3...............Q4 Detached...........286,602........249,374 Semi.................173,650........174,195 Terraced............163,648........155,544 Flat....................145,689 ........153,783 All......................186,343........177,308 YOY ............................2004.............2005 Detached............275,512......... 249,374 Semi..................167,090..........174,195 Terraced.............170,885..........155,544 Flat.....................149,169.........153,783 All......................185,191..........177,308 Ouch time in Yor
  7. Northamptonshire ............................ Q3...............Q4 Detached...........252,094........248,134 Semi.................148,443........145,098 Terraced............120,696........123,447 Flat....................105,889........111,421 All......................165,090........164,361 All looks pretty static to me YOY ............................2004.............2005 Detached............249,623......... 248,134 Semi..................144,323..........145,098 Terraced.............118,839..........123,447 Flat....................106,601..........111,421 All......................
  8. Hmmm so looking back on the Q3 report from the LR, prices are actually down in Q4 from Q3 Is there any reason why they haven't compared prices to the last quarter or is that just the way they always do things? Still, prices have fallen, not by a huge amount though but theres still some areas increasing rapidly and masking other areas that are seeing some quite serious falls.
  9. I think prices were down 5% or so last year and from keeping my eye on the market there does seem to be a lot of property thats sticking. Though I only really look at a single area, it will be interesting to see what happens in the spring because if a lot more property comes on then there really is going to be flood and demand just doesn't seem to be there.
  10. I'd be up for it, though I'd have to agree with a previous poster that perhaps summer time would be better for this particular operation Surely if theres enough ppl it would be hard for the fuzz to break it up and even harder to break it up without attracting a LOT of media attention(which of course is the main aim)
  11. I work for one of the UKs biggest builders merchants, profits are definately down and there is a lot of talk about "tough trading conditions" when it comes to anything to do with costs(licenses, payrises etc.). They are also not replacing leaving staff whereever possible(which is pretty much everywhere) and so either existing staff see workload increase or the work just doesn't get done. Ppl just aren't buying building supplies in the same volumes as before.
  12. Reading back I don't think it was I didn't mean to challenge your knowledge but I had it in my mind it was you. You're correct that generally an organisation will monitor volume of traffic more than actual content but content is also monitored. For example, if you visit...errr lets say slightly dubious.....porn sites then this will generally be flagged even if the volume isn't that high. Clearly HPC isn't pr0n but for an organisation like RightMove, HPC is like the anti-christ, its quite possible it is on the trigger list and if not, it would stand out to anyone having a curious glance over t
  13. Ppl have a right to know if someone posting on these boards has a very clear vested interest in the topic being discussed, especially if that person is acting as though they are not privy to information that they actually are and generally being cloak and dagger about the whole thing. Somebody mentioned that this may cause "the poster formely known as zorn TM" to get in trouble with his superiors, hopefully this wasn't the same person who claimed to be studying IT security. Obviously if zorn is an employee of RM then all traffic to this site will be logged anyway, his superiors would already
  14. I fully support the moderators decision to reveal this information, I also fully support leaving it to moderator discretion regarding whether or not they decide to reveal such information, when and where. My two cents worth anyway
  15. Heh, yes I feel we are going round in circles a little Despite the fact we clearly disagree, I do respect your opinion and I'm glad we could discuss the issue without things becoming personal.
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