Two Thoughts

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    nivrip Yorkshire Cruncher

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    Invest Carefully

    If you had purchased £1,000 of shares in Delta Airlines one year ago, you would have £49.00 today.

    If you had purchased £1,000 of shares in AIG one year ago, you would have £33.00 today.

    If you had purchased £1,000 of shares in Lehman Brothers one year ago, you would have £0.00 today.

    But, if you had purchased £1,000 worth of canned beer one year ago, drank all the beer, then turned in the aluminium cans for recycling refund, you would have received a £214.00.

    Based on the above, the best current investment plan is to drink heavily & recycle. :D



    Miles per Gallon

    A recent study found that the average Briton walks about 900 miles a year.

    Another study found that Britons drink, on average, 22 gallons of alcohol a year.

    This means that, on average, Britons get about 41 miles to the gallon!

    Makes you proud to be British, doesn't it? :D



    As the forum has been so quiet I thought that you all needed something to ponder over. :)
     
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    crazylegs Member Extraordinaire

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    Cheers Niv

    I knew I had been doing something right then! :D
     
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    Bugger my beers are in bottles.:blush:
    It will be cans from now on & the more i drink the more money i get back!!:p
     
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    floppybootstomp sugar 'n spikes Moderator

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    Hah! Justified :D
     
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    Ian Administrator

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    Haha, I never thought about mpg per person like that ;)
     
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    Very good Niv from Viv:lol:
     
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    :D Anosher of thshe Gin and tonics phleeshe:fool:
     
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