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i never understand why people would live in a car.

i mean. it has no sink or ironing board. no oven or freezer.

a house or flat is much better. even if its not quite in the location / postcode you wanted.

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You would be much better off in an old campervan. Space to spread out. Hold parties etc. Bigger than most newbuild studio's and a lot cheaper. Mobility for work is good too!!

:)

Edit: For spelling.

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i never understand why people would live in a car.

i mean. it has no sink or ironing board. no oven or freezer.

a house or flat is much better. even if its not quite in the location / postcode you wanted.

i lived in an ldv van for 3 months from jan - apr

boy was it cold. and sh.it.ting on the beach was no fun either in the dead of winter.

lots of people do it because rent is just too bloody expensive.

lining some other b.as.tards pocket .

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Burgers of Wrath

Crossin' the land

On vacation

Saw lots of families

So much like ours

All they got left

Piled in their cars

Can't get those desperate faces

off our minds

Mm-hm hm-hm hmmmm

But now we're stuck

On that same road

Company shipped our jobs

To Mexico

Soup is good food

You made a good meal

But do't blame us

Blame the Japanese

Hee-hee hee-hee hee-hee

Seasons of rust

Age of decline

Make cars that fall apart

People get wise

More sour greaps that never

Turn into wine

Just burgers of wrath

Reached the Northwest

Ther's nothin' left

Forest strip-mined away

The fish are dead

Executives

Twist things around

Got people they wiped out

All blaming owls

Hoo-hoo hoo-hoo hoo-hoo

The ranger says she hates to

As she kicks us out

Our 30 days are up

At this campground

Tourist yell, "Get a job!"

There's none around

Just burgers of wrath

Par for the curse

We're on the streets

Whole family beggin' change

In Fog City

New job don't mean

Roof o'er our heads

Can't save nough

For first and last month's rent

Heh-heh heh-heh heh-heh

Try not to snap

Don't hit the kids

It's bad enough

Growin' up like this

A stronger space

Guard shines a light

We huddle in our locker

Quiet as mice

Just like mice

We've even got

Tuberculosis on the rise

Thousand more banks fail

Yet the crisis is denied

President says, "Sacrifice..."

There's no new deal this time

Just burgers of wrath

More burgers of wrath

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if youre about become homeless

get a loan and buy a mercedes MPV

at least they cant repossess you as you dont have an address

and then at least it will be comfortable too :ph34r:

UP THE REVOLUTION

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or caravan. what are the laws on caravans ? perhaps break camp at the office carpark.

think - never late for work and you can have your lunch at home every working day.

just move around every other day. if you park in a multi storey. change floors every once in a while.

this way you can proper take the piss out of your boss. that'll show THEM !!

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Not showering for two weeks?!? This smells fishy, I'm not sure I entirely buy this story.

She may end up cheapening a wider problem if this is a hoax.

or caravan. what are the laws on caravans ? perhaps break camp at the office carpark.

think - never late for work and you can have your lunch at home every working day.

just move around every other day. if you park in a multi storey. change floors every once in a while.

A caravan + multi storey? Change floors? You'd be lucky, you're assuming you can get through the entrance.

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NCP would be pissed.

Oh yeah... and how many people go to work with a caravan? Yeah, nobody would twig that for a minute, turning up in a caravan each and everyday... with your trousers tucked into your pants :rolleyes:

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Crikey, RFD has hit on the next boom - caravans!

I think we all better get in their quick before the prices treble or even quadruple!

Maybe I should get a few CTLs too. Mwuhhahahaha!

NDL (Time-to-raise-the-caravan-on-bricks)

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Not showering for two weeks?!? This smells fishy, I'm not sure I entirely buy this story.

She may end up cheapening a wider problem if this is a hoax.

are you serious mate ? i didnt shower for almost 2 months.

i was absolutely stinking. i stayed in the shower for about 2 hours when i eventually went to the swimming baths.

my brother held out for almost 4 months !!!!!!

some people have no idea at all of the real world.

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are you serious mate ? i didnt shower for almost 2 months.

i was absolutely stinking. i stayed in the shower for about 2 hours when i eventually went to the swimming baths.

my brother held out for almost 4 months !!!!!!

some people have no idea at all of the real world.

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I'm suprised folks think this is a spoof as car living is quite common, more so these days of hpi . Some places are regular spots for it, used to be a road off Caledonian Rd, nth London, just past / opposite Pentonville prison. It attracted many vw camper van living aus/Kiwis' in summer & was quite a community, perhaps still is.

I've known quite a few folks living in vans, Ldv are a good choice, or old transit (hi-top ideally), less likely to be nicked / attract attention. Luton vans can annoy householders by blocking light on normal street parking due to hight. I had an old 1974 Merc 608 camper van for years, a range sought after by travellers, but too big for ideal urban living.

Smart van livers do a casual deal with a yard / car park owner to park & live in a corner, so being an unpaid security guard in a symbiotic trade relationship. Many commercial property owners turn a blind eye for this reason

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I don't know how genuine the main story is but the user comments below it are quite sad:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/4923488.stm

People living in their cars? Already old news here in the States:

"Keeping It Secret as the Family Car Becomes a Home"

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/02/us/02car...serland&emc=rss

The number of "mobile homeless," as they are often called, tends to climb whenever the cost of housing outpaces wages, Dr. Hopper said. Last year was the first year on record, according to an annual study conducted by the National Low Income Housing Coalition, that a full-time worker at minimum wage could not afford a one-bedroom apartment anywhere in the country at average market rates.

Oh, but wait... TTRTR says wages will rise along with house prices. :huh:

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Oh, but wait... TTRTR says wages will rise along with house prices

Don't worry: pretty soon we'll all be on minimum wage, then the government will be able to ensure wages rise at the correct rate.

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Don't worry: pretty soon we'll all be on minimum wage, then the government will be able to ensure wages rise at the correct rate.

We will also have flat taxes, fiscal drag will mean everyone pays the same 40% upper rate.

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Christ I feel sorry for anyone sleeping in cars. I did it once in southern Spain for one night and it was the most uncomfortable baltic night of my life. I hope I never have to do it again.

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Christ I feel sorry for anyone sleeping in cars. I did it once in southern Spain for one night and it was the most uncomfortable baltic night of my life. I hope I never have to do it again.

No doubt this was because of the sand grinding between your buttocks... which conveniently leads on to this lovely pair of coconuts.

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No doubt this was because of the sand grinding between your buttocks... which conveniently leads on to this lovely pair of coconuts.

Incidently how is it over at www.coconutpricecrash.co.uk these days? :unsure:

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Incidently how is it over at www.coconutpricecrash.co.uk these days? :unsure:

Why don't you two little boys take your coconuts behind the bike sheds, so that us adults can talk about house prices and the economy? :rolleyes::rolleyes: Smoke some 'naughty cigarettes' while you are at it. :rolleyes: I don't know, kids these days.....BB will use any old excuse to trot those coconuts out. :unsure:

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Crikey, RFD has hit on the next boom - caravans!

I think we all better get in their quick before the prices treble or even quadruple!

Maybe I should get a few CTLs too. Mwuhhahahaha!

NDL (Time-to-raise-the-caravan-on-bricks)

You've missed the boat on that one I'm afraid - there's a real shortage of VW campers in the country, they have all been bought/hired for the world cup as accommodation is too expensive/booked up in Germany, so if you've got one for sale - hike the price up pronto..

After the world cup though:VWCampervanpricecrash.co.uk!

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You've missed the boat on that one I'm afraid - there's a real shortage of VW campers in the country, they have all been bought/hired for the world cup as accommodation is too expensive/booked up in Germany, so if you've got one for sale - hike the price up pronto..

After the world cup though:VWCampervanpricecrash.co.uk!

I knew I shoud have invested in campervan's when they were still cheap. :(

What chance now of ever getting on the campervan ladder. :angry:

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