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A. Wealthy-owner occupier.

B. Average-renting; own front door, bathroom and kitchen

C. Struggling-lodging; shared front door, bathroom and kitchen

D. Poor-lodging: shared front door, bathroom, kitchen and bedroom

E. Underclass-homeless

A. Wealthy-all adults in the household run a car

B. Average-one second hand car for the entire household

C. Struggling-scooter

D. Poor-bicycle

E. Underclass-walk

A. Wealthy-long haul foreign holidays

B. Average-continental foreign holiday every second or third year

C. Struggling-UK camping

D. Poor-stay at home

E. Underclass-each day much like every other

How long before we're back to this 1960's reality?

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Not all that long, I suspect.

Of course, people will pick and mix to an extent. Walk or cycle, if they can, in order to save up money for a holiday. And car-share for longer commutes - my father used to get a lift and pay the driver something towards running costs.

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I have seen the homeless with touring bikes, a second hand one is not much more than 2 days begging or given freely.

That's nowadays, when people sell stuff cheap or give it away or throw it out, knowing they can earn, or borrow, the money to buy newer and shinier stuff. I'm not sure how long this situation is going to last.

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