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Offline chris99

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Mr. Cameron needs your help!
« Reply #30 on: November 25, 2010, 08:32:29 pm »
As Mr. Cameron rightly says, economic prosperity is not enough; we can become richer without becoming happier.
 
He is therefore asking the national statistician to devise ways of capturing measures of happiness.
 
Why not be patriotic and help to  road-test an early version of this questionnaire?
For some strange reason it is not yet on general release.
 
(Simply score 1 for each question to which you can honestly answer 'YES'
and you have your happiness quotient out of a maximum of 10.)

 
If me and my family all work hard, obey the law and pay our dues, can we all:-
 
1. Feel secure in our jobs?
 
2. Never go without anything we really need?
 
3. Find somewhere to live that we can afford?
 
4. Get the education we need?
 
5. Feel safe from threats abroad?
 
6. Feel safe from criminals and yobs?
 
7. Be well looked after, if we fall ill?
 
8. Be well looked after, when we get old?
 
9. Feel good about our politicians ?
 
10 Feel good about the UK ?
 
OK - so how many did YOU score?


Offline Paddy

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Re: Mr. Cameron needs your help!
« Reply #31 on: November 25, 2010, 10:08:55 pm »
I scored 7. What a happy chappy I am!


Offline Paddy

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Re: E.S.O.L. & The Life in the UK test.
« Reply #32 on: November 25, 2010, 10:11:25 pm »


There's two "O's" in door Paddy.  L0L

Trojan, If we're being pedantic, you should have written "there are" and not "there is".

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Re: Mr. Cameron needs your help!
« Reply #33 on: November 25, 2010, 10:12:46 pm »
I scored nought and I couldn't give a damn!    ZXZ    Z**    $uk

Offline Trojan

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Re: E.S.O.L. & The Life in the UK test.
« Reply #34 on: November 25, 2010, 11:23:18 pm »


There's two "O's" in door Paddy.  L0L

Trojan, If we're being pedantic, you should have written "there are" and not "there is".

Well, looks like there was someone actually listening to Mrs Evans after all.  8)

Offline Ian

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Re: Mr. Cameron needs your help!
« Reply #35 on: November 26, 2010, 07:52:24 am »
I was put off as it's illiterately worded:

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If me and my family all work hard,

Arghhhh!!!!
Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.  ― Michel de Montaigne

Si hoc legere scis, nimis eruditionis habes.

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Re: E.S.O.L. & The Life in the UK test.
« Reply #36 on: November 26, 2010, 08:06:27 am »


There's two "O's" in door Paddy.  L0L

Trojan, If we're being pedantic, you should have written "there are" and not "there is".
Nice one, Paddy!  ;)

Offline Ian

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Re: E.S.O.L. & The Life in the UK test.
« Reply #37 on: November 26, 2010, 08:21:45 am »
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Trojan, If we're being pedantic, you should have written "there are" and not "there is"

Nice!
Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.  ― Michel de Montaigne

Si hoc legere scis, nimis eruditionis habes.

Offline Trojan

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Re: Mr. Cameron needs your help!
« Reply #38 on: November 26, 2010, 05:45:38 pm »
I was put off as it's illiterately worded:

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If me and my family all work hard,

Arghhhh!!!!

 L0L Looks like it's hard to shake your South Manchester roots.

Offline Blongb

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Re: Mr. Cameron needs your help!
« Reply #39 on: December 02, 2010, 04:05:40 pm »
I want less Government not more. Tell Mr Cameron and his Whitehall cronies to mind there own business stop wasting Tax Payers money. He should be getting on with reducing the National Debt which currently stands at £8,300,000,000,000,000,000,000, yes that’s right 8.3 Trillion Pounds. And we can still afford to help the poorer countries of the world. I’d love to find out how our financiers define poor.
Quot homines tot sententiae: suus cuique mos.
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Re: E.S.O.L. & The Life in the UK test.
« Reply #40 on: December 02, 2010, 04:44:07 pm »
Given the state of our weather just now I'm starting to wonder if the Australian Government requires such a test  *&(
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Offline DaveR

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Re: E.S.O.L. & The Life in the UK test.
« Reply #41 on: December 02, 2010, 05:19:37 pm »
Given the state of our weather just now I'm starting to wonder if the Australian Government requires such a test  *&(
I was wondering about going to live in Florida myself....

Offline Ian

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Re: Mr. Cameron needs your help!
« Reply #42 on: December 02, 2010, 08:37:34 pm »
Basically because no one understands international macro economics.
Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.  ― Michel de Montaigne

Si hoc legere scis, nimis eruditionis habes.

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Re: National politics
« Reply #43 on: December 16, 2010, 05:23:09 pm »
What are they???          L0L

Offline Ian

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Re: National politics
« Reply #44 on: December 17, 2010, 09:37:02 am »
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Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.  ― Michel de Montaigne

Si hoc legere scis, nimis eruditionis habes.