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The Steady Decline of Unix

Pippinjack Re:Uh huh (570 comments)

Surely you mean GNU/WOOSH?

1 year,1 day

UK Plans To Monitor 20,000 Families' Homes Via CCTV

Pippinjack Re:Let me be the thirst to say ... (693 comments)

Happy to help:
Chav (or Ned here in Scotland) is a term for working class ne'erdowells.
A Dole Bludger is a term I've not come across before, but apparently it's an Aussie term for people who claim unemployment benefit and never look for a job.

about 5 years ago

How Does a 9/80 Work Schedule Work Out?

Pippinjack Re:I'd rather have 4/36 (1055 comments)

I agree that UK NI should really be added in, but sales and property taxes - which is what Council Tax and VAT are - aren't income based taxes.
To be really fair, I suppose you would have to look at the total tax burden and also try and quantify what benefits you get back e.g. health care, public transport e.t.c.

more than 5 years ago

How Does a 9/80 Work Schedule Work Out?

Pippinjack Re:I'd rather have 4/36 (1055 comments)

Glad I'm in the UK:

  • $0-$8836 = 0%
  • $8836 - $59788 = 20%
  • $59788+ = 40%

more than 5 years ago

Microsoft To Announce Jerry Seinfeld Ads Cancelled

Pippinjack Re:Penny Arcade called it (587 comments)

That's a great idea, I'm with you...

more than 5 years ago


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