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The Argos reviews are a useful indicator.

Here is an example, that a scum(lol) renter would probably not buy:

Check the age of the comment writers....

Garden furniture

http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/6503501.htm?CMPID=GS001&_$ja=cgid:5312573927|tsid:41259|cid:116721647|lid:46589816807|nw:g|crid:23319929807|rnd:2097836979334634975|dvc:c|adp:1o2#pdpProductReviews

Expensive digital camera

http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/5598225.htm#pdpProductReviews

Perhaps someone could compile a pie chart or something.

Edited by out2lunch

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The Argos reviews are a useful indicator.

Here is an example, that a scum(lol) renter would probably not buy:

Check the age of the comment writers....

Garden furniture

http://www.argos.co....pProductReviews

Expensive digital camera

http://www.argos.co....pProductReviews

Perhaps someone could compile a pie chart or something.

you mean old people buy cheaply at Argos, whereas young guns will buy the self same stuff from Hatfields and pay 30% more.

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The Argos reviews are a useful indicator.

Here is an example, that a scum(lol) renter would probably not buy:

Check the age of the comment writers....

Garden furniture

http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/6503501.htm?CMPID=GS001&_$ja=cgid:5312573927|tsid:41259|cid:116721647|lid:46589816807|nw:g|crid:23319929807|rnd:2097836979334634975|dvc:c|adp:1o2#pdpProductReviews

Expensive digital camera

http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/5598225.htm#pdpProductReviews

Perhaps someone could compile a pie chart or something.

Are you mad? Should we get a restraining order to keep you 100ft away from all over 50's?

You get my vote for stupidest post of the month, congrats! :rolleyes:

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The young are feckless indeed too. There is a new huge Superdry opening in West Quay Southampton.

Visited West Quay last Saturday (normally avoid shopping on a Saturday) and was surprised at how busy it was! John Lewis was busy enough on its own. Strange times!

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Good spot.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/onethird-of-britons-are-too-poor-to-join-in-with-society-8633584.html

One-third of Britons are too poor to ‘join in with society’

Many on lowest incomes cannot buy consumer goods, visit the cinema or go on holiday

Many of the people paying for other people to join in with society can't afford to join in themselves.

Welcome to Nu Labour's Britain.

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One-third of Britons are too poor to ‘join in with society’

Many on lowest incomes cannot buy consumer goods, visit the cinema or go on holiday

What on earth do any of those things have to do with joining in with society? Such nonsense.

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On Womens Hour today (Know your enemy ;) ) they had a chap from John Lewis on who said that sales of carpets and household goodd was down and forecast never to recover to their highs because of forecasts that the housing market will not return to bubble highs.

Edited by The Masked Tulip

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Yeah well, I'm in the age bracket of those Argos reviewers and must admit that things have never been better for me moneywise after bringing up my son on my own and paying my mortgage off in the 'good' years. I was permanently broke and funnily enough it was about 2007 that things finally got better for me. I'd still been supporting my son after he'd left college and while he tried different naff jobs and then through his training to become an electrician, another six years in all. Now he's earning good money, saving and paying his way at home I've never had it so good. So yes, when I find bargains I am spending on things I've wanted for years and done without.

I've recently bought this which I paid under £80 a few weeks ago

http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/6503037.htm

this

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/321138320955?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649

and this

http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/6510532.htm

all for £25 less than the price of this (as you'll see it's the same set)

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/200926488049?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2648

Happy days

Edited by Solitaire

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Yeah well, I'm in the age bracket of those Argos reviewers and must admit that things have never been better for me moneywise after bringing up my son on my own and paying my mortgage off in the 'good' years. I was permanently broke and funnily enough it was about 2007 that things finally got better for me. I'd still been supporting my son after he'd left college and while he tried different naff jobs and then through his training to become an electrician, another six years in all. Now he's earning good money, saving and paying his way at home I've never had it so good. So yes, when I find bargains I am spending on things I've wanted for years and done without.

I've recently bought this which I paid under £80 a few weeks ago

http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/6503037.htm

this

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/321138320955?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649

and this

http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Product/partNumber/6510532.htm

all for £25 less than the price of this (as you'll see it's the same set)

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/200926488049?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2648

Happy days

I've got 3 of those hard white plastic chairs with matching table.....lush! Inherited from my mum from around 1992. To this I added a new umbella in duck shell blue bought at the end of summer 4 years ago. 13.50 down from 30 quid.(Tesco)

The pole is rather long so have buried two bean cans permanantly in the lawn so that I just plonk the unbrella in on the rare occasion when the sun shines.

I sometimes have a sense of regret..

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I've got 3 of those hard white plastic chairs with matching table.....lush! Inherited from my mum from around 1992. To this I added a new umbella in duck shell blue bought at the end of summer 4 years ago. 13.50 down from 30 quid.(Tesco)

The pole is rather long so have buried two bean cans permanantly in the lawn so that I just plonk the unbrella in on the rare occasion when the sun shines.

I sometimes have a sense of regret..

:lol:

prior to my purchase and for the past 25 years my garden seat was an upturned, neoclassical, terracotta coloured, plastic trough artfully placed against the fence. At least I can now return it to it's original use, faded though it may be. A few offcuts from my neighbours herb garden and it's back in business.

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I'm just in the process of speccing up a new PC. Gonna build it myself.

Should be fun. Until it isn't.....

I was inspired by this....

http://www.youtube.c...h?v=GvNnv7nh2Es

:wub:

Tut tut. she forget to wear an earthing strap! :D

I have become addicted to charity shops and second hand markets. I see no need to buy anything new ever again.

Edited by Secure Tenant

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Yeah well, I'm in the age bracket of those Argos reviewers and must admit that things have never been better for me moneywise after bringing up my son on my own and paying my mortgage off in the 'good' years. I was permanently broke and funnily enough it was about 2007 that things finally got better for me. I'd still been supporting my son after he'd left college and while he tried different naff jobs and then through his training to become an electrician, another six years in all. Now he's earning good money, saving and paying his way at home I've never had it so good. So yes, when I find bargains I am spending on things I've wanted for years and done without.

..

Happy days

What do you attribute your increased disposable income to?

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    1. 1. Including the effects Brexit, where do you think average UK house prices will be relative to now in June 2020?


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