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Belfast Boy

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  1. … near the balls on the Falls, where you can go up Broadway, there are 3 sure things in life - death, taxes and student nurses. Only a local will get those 3 references
  2. Hmmm... How about... I voted for Brexit and I believe he acted in the best interest of his 4 year old child. I did not vote for Brexit and am an undemocratic cry baby.
  3. Where are the moderators? This thread belongs in the "off topic" section. This forum is being turned into a political commentary forum.
  4. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/uk-world/london-house-prices-increase-at-fastest-rate-since-2016-39220378.html "The March figures also show that average prices increased over the year in... Northern Ireland to £141,000 (3.8%)." Prices continue to rise on dwindling volumes.
  5. BBC radio - Stephen Nolan (I know, I know... I never listen to him... someone told me about it.) Interviewing BBC Economics and Business Editor John Campbell. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000j75c 1h14m to 1h19:30sec 1h17:40sec The big picture is the overall state of the economy.... unemployment going up = less demand... banks reducing supply of credit = less demand... housing market prices likely to be on a downward trajectory.
  6. "Fears mass lay-offs on horizon as staff return to factories in Northern Ireland." https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/northern-ireland/fears-mass-lay-offs-on-horizon-as-staff-return-to-factories-in-northern-ireland-39215806.html "The furloughing really only picks up a third of costs; for the rest you have raw materials and then other expenses like repayments for your existing borrowing along with your electricity, stock and other standing charges,"
  7. "NI unemployment almost doubles in coronavirus wake, figures show." https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/ni-unemployment-almost-doubles-in-coronavirus-wake-figures-show-39217093.html "... the highest monthly increase since records began... " "Ulster Bank economist Richard Ramsey said it was likely the 7.3% peak of December 2012 in unemployment figures would be surpassed in May/June."
  8. I was beginning to think you were stuck in a foreign country. Have you just been repatriated? Welcome back.
  9. On the iPhone their ad banner appears multiple times on top text I'm trying to read. Though a pinch zoom seems to sort it out. It's the ads on my PC that really irritate me. Lots of pictures of sick people from India. I have a large monitor so they were hard to ignore. They resulted in me downloading an ad blocker just for this website.
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