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  • dabdab replied to the topic BT Broadband Scam? in the forum General Chat 2 days, 4 hours ago

    IMHO, they really should not be allowed to advertise ‘up to’. 75 baud would still be covered by that ‘up to’.

    It’s about time the ASA took them to task.

    But that being said atleast your not with vrigin media. Virgin media totally sucks and you definitely dont get anywhere near the speeds what you pay for.

  • dabdab replied to the topic What are schools for? in the forum General Chat 5 days ago

    I think this is largely reasonable. I would say that history is probably more important than art or music – I find that coupling a bit peculiar. History is, I think, vital to our understanding of modern society, democracy (and the alternatives, consequences thereof, trends in politics etc), and current international affairs. I’d be very…[Read more]

  • Most of the price is shop overheads, staff, rent, design, marketing, hanger space. The cloth cost is negligible.

    But it is capitalism, so the price is what people will pay. So the question is, what does society want to pay due to an innate sense of fairness ?

    In restaurants here it is more accepted that high price ingredients get the higher…[Read more]

  • It’s a good point, and I think definitely applies to some professions. However, I’m lucky to work in a very diverse workplace in terms of educational and economic background, with people with PhDs down to school drop outs, and there is brilliant and useless across the whole spectrum. In terms of work ethic, innovative thinking and standard of…[Read more]

  • I never know what I think about grammar schools, I’m very conflicted. On the one hand I do think that there should be specialist teaching for those with high academic ability, but on the other hand I was a child who desperately wanted to go to a grammar school as I was very academic and loved learning, but unfortunately I was never capable of…[Read more]