1. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Oct 28, 2017

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    We sorry boss, you know we like to have fun here :D in this case there has been some positive things about him though so I think we are improving :whistling:
     
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  2. Lugduno

    Lugduno Oct 28, 2017

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    Try to live on student finance and you'll soon appreciate your salary a bit better;)
     
  3. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Oct 28, 2017

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    Been there my friend but at that point I did not have a house, 2 cars, wife and a kid ;)
     
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  4. WernerBoeinck

    WernerBoeinck Oct 28, 2017

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    To have a face might be an advantage...
     
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  5. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Oct 28, 2017

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    'Only $5700'... Jim, seriously... that's a very good wage for most people. Are you sure you're not Alec?
     
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  6. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Oct 28, 2017

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    Oh shit I should never have written a positive thing about this guy, everyone will keep assuming I am Alec Monopoly :thumbsdown: Lugduno can confirm that Im also active IN SWEDISH on klocksnack.se which would at least lower the chance of me actually being him :D

    And yes of course I know, it was not that I was complaining about my salary what I should have said is that, like everything, its about priorities. Family comes first and for my watch budget I save 4000 sek (480 USD) per month.
     
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  7. Lugduno

    Lugduno Nov 3, 2017

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    Haha well, I can just say that you indeed are writing in Swedish from time to time, whether you actually are Alec Monopoly or not is something I can't know anything about;).

    With that said I think it's hard to compare wages by just translating them to a third-party currency. For quite a few countries a salary of that would be absolutely magic but if you also have to spend it on family, hobbies, housing and transportation in a larger Scandinavian city it will dissapear magically. So I support you Jim!;)
     
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  8. imagwai

    imagwai Nov 4, 2017

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    This. There was some research I read recently comparing wages and living standards in different parts of the UK. Although people in London supposedly enjoyed much higher salaries (up to £20k per annum higher), the cost of housing and other goods meant they were actually worse off than those earning less in some of the other big cities.
     
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  9. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Nov 4, 2017

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    I never thought about the cost of living in Sweden to be fair... also I don't understand why people go to London to work. Yes you can get a higher salary, maybe 30% higher, but your house will cost you 100% more. Doesn't add up to me.
     
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  10. Lugduno

    Lugduno Nov 4, 2017

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    Living costs in Sweden (and Scandinavia overall) is insane, but maybe not London insane. A friend of mine moved to London over the summer to work and managed to rent a place cheap from family. But he still went minus that summer although he was working like crazy, living costs yet again. Easy to say that he didn't buy any watch during that time...;)
     
  11. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Dec 12, 2017

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    Looks like the Alec Monopoly F1 is sold out...
     
  12. Lugduno

    Lugduno Dec 13, 2017

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    Interesting! I saw the Alec Monopoly edition of the Carrera in the stores recently, so maybe the higher price tag scares away prospective buyers...
     
  13. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Dec 16, 2017

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    See them a lot on Instagram lately so they must be popular, looks really good in photos!! :)
     
  14. calibre11user

    calibre11user Dec 20, 2017

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  15. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Dec 22, 2017

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  16. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Dec 23, 2017

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  17. Jim Dollares

    Jim Dollares Dec 23, 2017

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  18. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Dec 23, 2017

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    Hi Jim
    Yes I got it this morning!
    :)
     
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  19. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Dec 24, 2017

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    I'm actually kind of wishing I bought the Alec Monopoly F1 now...:confused:
     
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  20. Aquagraph

    Aquagraph Dec 24, 2017

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    I'm slightly surprised JCB didn't dress up as Santa Claus, that would have made a great card!