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Is the economy really pissing anyone else off?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by jammie, Nov 10, 2008.

  1. jammie

    jammie Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Today i realised that the economy really is fucking everything up!

    I mean, for people who do IM, it's not too bad ( well probably better if you're doing CPA for credit reports etc. etc.), but for most markets. It's a fucking shambles!

    It's got to the point where i physically hate my country. Literally. If i didn't have commitments here (degree), i'd of gone a long time ago. Everything just seems so different and wrong compared to what it was like only 2-3 years ago.

    Does anyone else feel this way? or is it just me?!
     
  2. jbryant30

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    yeah. its pissing me off too. But, it is sort of helping my craigslist biz cuz everyone is looking for more jobs :)
     
  3. jammie

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    this is the time IM flourishes i guess, which helps most of us!

    I'm just sick of banks lending people money, then doing stupid things. like the APR was in the wrong place on a letter. They wrote off £100,000 debt. Thats like $160,000, for a stupid f**king letter.

    So now, most other people are paying for it.

    Sucks to be a tax payer i guess!
     
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    LOL! Tell me about it jammie (your from the uk, right?) I pick up the paper every morning and see headlines such as 'HBOS Bailed out - Celebrate with £330,000 party!' What a bunch of jokers.
     
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    Totally, the UK isnt on it's own in utterly mismanaging its finances but I suspect the banking system has been helped along in its crash so a select few can make some cash on the upswing.

    Personally I've noticed a lot less porn sales, less rebills as people must be checking their credit card statements more often and it's had me diversifying my efforts to keep profits up.

    Not sure on where I'll run to but as soon as I've got enough cash coming in I'm definately abandoning the UK.
     
  6. tonlilaz

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    it's effecting me. my family runs it's own business and we're starting to see the effects with order cancellations. people that don't have the money to buy stuff aren't buying stuff. i just have to laugh at people that think that tax increases are bad.....decrease in sales is worse. i'd rather see a 3% increase in my taxes than a 3% decrease in my sales....

    but stuff like this, it's what life's all about...good and bad. this country's been through alot worse.
     
  7. AgentZero

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    The Richer people in society are getting taxed, but if they own their own business they would most likely be making more money as demand increase from people who earn around the average income. So yeah the Increased in Sales will be > Then the increase in Tax. Its a WIN, WIN, in my opinion. But thats only if the richer person who's getting a tax increase owns their own business, if they are working for someone else on a fixed income, well then its pretty shit.
     
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    Keep politics out of it....this problem was created by greed and greed alone. All political parties around the world let the problems go because everyone was getting rich. Those that were smart about it, got out before the bubble burst and had their asses covered. Our banking system is set up a little different in Canada and the rules for getting a house are much different so we were protected to a certain extent. We are feeling it though since the other economies are going down. The only upside for me is that as our dollar drops, my pay goes up since my funds from IM are in US dollars.
     
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    I had other stuff to say, but I'll leave it at this: Yeah, I'm pissed about it.
     
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    Shut up about politics and read the rules.

    The economy does suck but it will get back on track eventually.
     
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    i think this is absolutely hysterical.... taxes haven't even been raised yet (probably won't for a year or so) and you're already planning on a massive layoff

    lol...it's like you know you're gonna die one day...so might as well jump off a cliff now and get it over with.

    even funnier, taxes haven't gone up and companies have been laying off pple in droves for the past year.

    i really don't know what world (or time) you're living in but we're already in the eye of the storm.

    finally, if raising your taxes hurts you THAT MUCH then maybe you're not as well off as you claim to be
     
  13. valwardon

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    Nah I am loving it . i hope the economy will plumpt out of existence.
    WHY?
    Because only when the old system fails will a new system replace it . The old system is designed in a way well failure is bound to happen .

    the economy is going to burst . Stock market will crash . People will be homeless . Countries will go into mass hysteria . There will be rioting and looting in the streets . OHHH yeah my kind of party.

    After all that mess is cleared up . There can begin a rebirth of how economic structures are set up . A new system can then be put in place. Let us all hope that the new system will far surpass the old system .
     
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  14. jammie

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    It's not the slowing of growth, or the increase of taxes or anything like that which annoys me,

    its the scum that don't work, don't want to work, and get more in benefits per year than the guy who works 15 hours a day, every day, running his own business.

    No wonder people are leaving work and living off the social. Its these bastards which are causing this mess. And i fucking hate there guts for it. If i had a gun i would actually hunt every single last one down and kill them. No offense.

    However, those which want to work, and want a job, i feel sorry for atm, but theres not alot which can be done!

    Just glad people on here aren't as affected as some people!
     
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    Man, who started this all problems? Your country... They hate those countries nationalizing banks, firms and other institutions and doing the same now!!

    Read: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/russia/3159998/Russian-president-Dmitry-Medvedev-calls-for-Europe-to-freeze-out-US.html

    Man, what happened to India in this economic crisis? Our stocks fell, because in our stock market, foreign companies also invested... What happened to our bank system, insurance system and other institutions? Still there!!
     
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    blame the system that lets its people live on benefits. :D

    keep feeding strays, and you're gonna have a lot of strays!
     
  17. charles

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    The economy isn't pissing me off. I'm taking advantage of it.
     
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    I don't care, I'm broke anyway so this doesn't really bother me :)
     
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    Indeed.

    I don't like the idea of everything going straight to hell but I don't mind the current crisis, it's making me a lot of money :D .
     
  20. virtualgeorge

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    I found this site recently as I was looking for was to make money with IM as the economy got worse.

    My web design/hosting business does ok as people want to advertise more as they see a slow down in sales.

    I have had quite a few clients come to me for advice with spam email offers where some seo company I never heard of was offering to triple their sales with their seo package and many of them were charging 5 - 10k and a lot of people were actually considering it. Some of these people are reasonably intelligent who own a good sized business and are willing to spend 5k-10k on seo from a company they know nothing about and never even checked the BBB.

    So I figured I had better learn more about seo and found this site.

    It seems people I have met who have spent money with seo companies said that they will not do it again as they did not see the results that were promised.

    Still it seems like a lot of people out there willing to pay for any promise of increasing their sales.