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by Gavin Chipper
Mon Jan 27, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Why don't you like basketball?
Replies: 72
Views: 14940

Re: Why don't you like basketball?

As a very scientific experiment, I just did the NBA players by face quiz on Sporcle and looked at the correct answer stats afterwards. Here are the top 11 (not 10, to show Shaquille O' Neal on the list). 1. Michael Jordan 98% 2. Larry Bird 97.6% 3. LeBron James 95.7% 4. Steve Nash 93.8% 5. Kobe Brya...
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Why don't you like basketball?
Replies: 72
Views: 14940

Re: Why don't you like basketball?

Given this thread, I find it interesting that Kobe Bryant's death has gained so much traction over here. I'd be interested to know who on this forum had heard of him, or knew anything about him. I was definitely aware of his name, but if someone had asked me (before yesterday) what he was famous for...
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Jan 26, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XVI results
Replies: 4
Views: 251

Re: COLIN XVI results

Awesome tournament as usual Ben, and I'm looking forward to being seeded at the bottom again next year!
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: Other game shows
Topic: Mastermind
Replies: 10
Views: 4481

Re: Mastermind

Matt Morrison wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:42 pm
I feel like this has been discussed before, but has anyone done countdown on mastermind?
I think maybe someone tried (probably Robbo) but they didn't consider it a proper enough subject.
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 13th January 2020
Replies: 14
Views: 667

Re: Spoilers for 13th January 2020

Excellent!
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Jan 23, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 13th January 2020
Replies: 14
Views: 667

Re: Spoilers for 13th January 2020

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:02 pm
Tom S wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:58 am
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:06 pm


You can edit it in the top post. It's better than just changing it in a later post.
I admittedly had not even noticed until I was pointed out...... :oops:
But I mean you can still edit it now so it will come up right on the topic list.
Bump!
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:31 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 20th January 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 13)
Replies: 4
Views: 196

Re: Spoilers for Monday 20th January 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 13)

Howie Myers wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 5:07 am
UNTRAILED in R1
Not in!
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Jan 20, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!
Replies: 74
Views: 8965

Re: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!

Finally got round to watching all of these. I think Rachel overcomplicated some of her tips, and suggesting that 2 large is the easiest selection - on more than one occasion - is plain wrong. Depends how you define easy. Statistically it is. Statistically, more are solvable but that isn't the same ...
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: COLIN XVI- Countdown in Lincoln, 25-26 January 2020
Replies: 20
Views: 11943

Re: COLIN XVI- Countdown in Lincoln, 25-26 January 2020

News just in - Doddington Hall parkrun is due to have its inaugural event on 25th January, and it's actually closer to the Lincoln Thorpe-on-the-hill Travelodge than the Lincoln parkrun. I'm very much up for doing this one.
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CO:parkrun Recaps
Replies: 362
Views: 114390

Re: CO:parkrun Recaps

Ahead of the new season staring at COLIN this coming weekend, I've updated the PB list. Since the last update we've had improvements from Oliver Garner, Jon Elmer, Matthew Tassier, Jonathan Wynn, and Gerry Tynan, with Bradley Horrocks also registering an unofficial result. And Oliver Garner has brok...
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams
Replies: 640
Views: 198452

Re: C4C/apto/Countdown Dreams

Last night I posted in this thread to suggest (as a hilarious joke) that hundreds of Apterites are all really unlucky given that playing at their level they'd all be able to win virtually any series in the early days but by bad luck they're all playing at the same time as each other. Also I posted t...
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!
Replies: 74
Views: 8965

Re: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!

Finally got round to watching all of these. I think Rachel overcomplicated some of her tips, and suggesting that 2 large is the easiest selection - on more than one occasion - is plain wrong.
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Wiki Feedback (re: contestant pages)
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Re: Wiki Feedback (re: contestant pages)

1. The pages that have no picture and simply say "X was a contestant in series Y" with a summary of their game(s) in a table beneath. These pages need not exist. They give no info that wasn't already available from the overall Series summary page. I disagree with this, and stuff can be added later,...
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 13th January 2020
Replies: 14
Views: 667

Re: Spoilers for 13th January 2020

Tom S wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:58 am
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:06 pm
Tom S wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:44 pm



Whoops!
You can edit it in the top post. It's better than just changing it in a later post.
I admittedly had not even noticed until I was pointed out...... :oops:
But I mean you can still edit it now so it will come up right on the topic list.
by Gavin Chipper
Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 13th January 2020
Replies: 14
Views: 667

Re: Spoilers for 13th January 2020

Tom S wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:44 pm
Johnny Canuck wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:32 pm
Um. 2019?

Whoops!
You can edit it in the top post. It's better than just changing it in a later post.
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Absolutely terrible claims to fame/celebrity spots
Replies: 34
Views: 1102

Re: Absolutely terrible claims to fame/celebrity spots

A friend of mine told me this story the other day - he was sitting on a train with a friend of his and there was another guy sitting with them (presumably in a 4 or 6 seat bit). And my friend's friend said to the guy "Got any good ghost stories?" I think my friend was a bit "WTF?" at this but it tur...
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?
Replies: 40
Views: 7473

Re: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?

I feel I need to address the statistics side of things and how likely reaching 122 is. In the paper I was discussing they ran simulations of hundreds of thousands of centenarians with various formulas of how likely people are to die each year. But it's unlikely that you're going to get a nice formul...
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:47 am
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 13th January 2020
Replies: 14
Views: 667

Re: Spoilers for 13th January 2019

Johnny Canuck wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:11 am
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:34 pm
I wonder if she would have gone for six small in the last round if she'd still been on zero.
And if so, I wonder if the target would have happened to be 200.
I wonder how many times that could happen though before eyebrows are raised.
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 622
Views: 132090

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

Newsreaders assuming knowledge of this sort of stuff is annoying. Also quizmasters. On Pointless Richard Osman says things like "teams in the 2018-19 Champions League" and I have no idea what that means. I know the names of some football teams, so I could have a wild guess, but I have no idea wheth...
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for 13th January 2020
Replies: 14
Views: 667

Re: Spoilers for 13th January 2019

I wonder if she would have gone for six small in the last round if she'd still been on zero.
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 622
Views: 132090

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

On a similar sporting theme . When medals are calculated for each country why isn't the physical amount of medals added up. For example in rowing , whoever wins the coxless eights would be awarded 8 physical medals but only one is added to the nation's talky That would unfairly bias the overall med...
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 622
Views: 132090

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

So if Beckham does really have 115 caps, it must be one physical cap per game, not per tournament.

Edit - just read the Wikipedia bit. The Daily Mail is probably wrong about the number he has.
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 622
Views: 132090

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

I always used to wonder about this as well. I think it's just the number of games that you've played for your national team, so you don't need to be captain. Whether or not there is an actual physical cap I have no idea.

Newsreaders assuming knowledge of this sort of stuff is annoying.
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?
Replies: 447
Views: 133583

Re: What TV programmes have you been watching lately?

The new Worzel Gummidge over Christmas was better than you might think it would be.

I've also just watched the new Dracula. They made up their own story (very little comes from the book really) and I didn't think it was that great really. It was OK, but quite a commitment at 3 * 1.5-hour episodes.
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?
Replies: 40
Views: 7473

Re: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?

A couple of other things - the authors of the pro-Calment paper want the ant-Calment paper to be retracted because of its unsubstantiated claims. I think maybe certain parts of the paper could be changed for a version 2 but I think it's wrong to request a retraction. There are at least legitimate do...
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?
Replies: 40
Views: 7473

Re: Was Jeanne Calment a fraud?

I came across this this BBC article yesterday saying that French officials are refusing to change the death certificate. Also, I came across this article saying that there's a new study finding that she's genuine. The new study can be found here . I might give it a proper read later, but my current...
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: 2020 Vision
Replies: 10
Views: 553

Re: 2020 Vision

5) Kane Tanaka to reach the 3rd spot on the oldest verified people ever list. To do this she'd need to survive until the 19th September, attaining the age of 117y, 260d to tie for 3rd place. She's fairly robust physically (or as robust as you could realistically expect a 117 year old to be - still ...
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Who are Countdown's unluckiest losers?
Replies: 22
Views: 1178

Re: Who are Countdown's unluckiest losers?

I'd also question how many people you'd put on an "unluckiest" list. I'd probably be looking for 10 or so people over the whole history of Countdown, rather than every player who won a handful of games or averaged more than about 80.
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Lookalikes?
Replies: 256
Views: 86101

Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

There's a Ross McColm?
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Jan 08, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 607
Views: 130518

Re: People you shouldn't trust

People who say "Happy belated birthday". Say or write. Haven't got a problem with someone posting it on say , FB , but not to say it to your face. Well write really. My main problem with it is that it basically doesn't make any sense. It's never anyone's belated birthday. If anything they should "B...
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Jan 08, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: People you shouldn't trust
Replies: 607
Views: 130518

Re: People you shouldn't trust

People who say "Happy belated birthday".
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Jan 08, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Who are Countdown's unluckiest losers?
Replies: 22
Views: 1178

Re: Who are Countdown's unluckiest losers?

I don't think you can count Philip Aston because the ultimate goal isn't to become an octochamp - becoming an octochamp is just a step to the knockout stage, which he made anyway. He still got to the grand final of his series and the semi-final of the CoC.

Unless you also want to include Callum Todd?
by Gavin Chipper
Wed Jan 08, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Who are Countdown's unluckiest losers?
Replies: 22
Views: 1178

Re: Who are Countdown's unluckiest losers?

L'oisleatch McGraw wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 5:19 am
*inb4, I am aware that some of the names on that list do not fit the criteria... In those cases, current form is taken into consideration.
Is it unlucky though if someone works on their skill afrer they lose? Almost any player could become retrospectively unlucky that way.
by Gavin Chipper
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 3rd January 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 2)
Replies: 5
Views: 402

Re: Spoilers for Friday 3rd January 2020 (Series 82, Prelim 2)

Johnny Canuck wrote:
Fri Jan 03, 2020 5:14 pm
4th Numbers Alt.: 100 * 8 - 75 + 2 + 4 + 8. Amirite?
Weird no-one saw that. With it being a odd target and only one odd number (the 75) and with 8*100 staring you in the face, this seemed really obvious to me.
by Gavin Chipper
Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Football grounds you've been to
Replies: 50
Views: 18595

Re: Football grounds you've been to

Looking forward to adding some more league grounds next year alongside my Tonbridge away trips. Yeah so this hasn't happened because £££, but I do have some new non-league grounds. 33. Priory Lane (Eastbourne Borough) - good burgers, toilets honk of piss If I was going to a football ground for the ...
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Jan 03, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!
Replies: 74
Views: 8965

Re: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!

so if it was sunday you would think "this Monday" was 6 days ago? Well first of all, it depends which day you start the week on. Secondly, being in the same week is a necessary condition, but not necessarily a sufficient one. You might consider that case to be unreasonable. But if it's in a differe...
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!
Replies: 74
Views: 8965

Re: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!

this monday is the next monday to exist not including today if today is a monday. sometimes next monday can be this monday. No-one says "this Monday" to mean a Monday not in this week. People might use it to refer to the past in any case. "It happened this Monday." And certainly no-one ever would u...
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!
Replies: 74
Views: 8965

Re: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!

James Robinson wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:17 pm
Celebrity Countdown returning this Monday at 6:55pm on More4, and will be on EVERY day that week!!😎😎😎👍👍👍😄😄😄🔠🔢🕛🕡
This Monday? That week? Is "this" Monday the Monday of next week?
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Dec 31, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 578
Views: 110706

Re: Politics in General

Nigel Farage has said that he'll be changing the name of the Brexit Party to the Reform Party , and one of his things post-Brexit will be campaigning for proportional representation. But, assuming this happens and Farage actually puts his weight behind it, how will this pan out? Part of Farage's "ap...
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Dec 31, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 578
Views: 110706

Re: Politics in General

Forcing someone to retire because they're too old is not something that belongs in the modern world. And I'm surprised that an intellectual organisation such as Oxford University would still practice this.
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Dec 31, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 578
Views: 110706

Re: Politics in General

Mixed sex couples can now have civil partnerships . But didn't these things only exist in the first place because the Labour government of the time didn't go far enough to allow same sex marriages? If that happened earlier, would anyone even be calling for the existence of civil partnerships? So sho...
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Dec 31, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 578
Views: 110706

Re: Politics in General

There are a lot of tweets quoted in the report, but this one largely sums up her view I would say: Of course in social situations I would treat any transwomen as an honourary female, and use whatever pronouns etc...I wouldn't try to hurt anyone's feelings but I don't think people should be compelle...
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Dec 31, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Thursday 26th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 63)
Replies: 6
Views: 1106

Re: Spoilers for Thursday 26th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 63)

James Robinson wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 12:43 pm
3rd Numbers Alt.: ((9 x 100) + (8 x 7)) / 2 = 478 (and in time too!!) 8-) 8-) 8-)
In time plus about three months.
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Dec 27, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 578
Views: 110706

Re: Politics in General

Have you literally ever done any reading or research into this topic or are you just wanking yourself off on the proposition of a big fun C4C debate like a Braintree Ben Shapiro? I think I know which one it is. more liek gammon chipper lolzzz!! Yeah, hilarious. - is 'not renewing a contract' synony...
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Dec 27, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 578
Views: 110706

Re: Politics in General

I don't think you've been following the thread. I mentioned ages ago that I didn't know exactly what went into the tweets, but this has clearly become a much more general discussion since then. It's not just about that specific case.

But yeah, I'll have a look at the report.
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Dec 26, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 578
Views: 110706

Re: Politics in General

Feminism 101: there is a difference between sex and gender. Why feminism, and who's disagreeing? But what would you say the difference is? To suggest that sex cannot be changed is blindingly nonsense, otherwise a sex change wouldn't be a thing. Some people call it gender reassignment surgery. Gende...
by Gavin Chipper
Thu Dec 26, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 578
Views: 110706

Re: Politics in General

If the conversation were about race I don't think we'd be discussing this. Would an employee be sacked for racist comments over their social medias? Yes, probably, they would. It is acceptable from a free speech standpoint? That's another argument altogether. Where does free speech end and hate spe...
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Dec 24, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Questions you've always wanted answered
Replies: 622
Views: 132090

Re: Questions you've always wanted answered

If this was "Questions you've never remotely considered asking", one of them would be "What is COPPA?"
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Dec 24, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Games and Puzzles
Topic: Dr Slicer's Holy Grail riddle
Replies: 1
Views: 206

Re: Dr Slicer's Holy Grail riddle

I was hoping for a bit more when I read that. It's basically:

1. Guy reckons he has a foolproof betting strategy but I don't know what it is.

2. I don't think he has.
by Gavin Chipper
Tue Dec 24, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Game of the Year (GotY) 2018 - voting
Replies: 8
Views: 3901

Re: Game of the Year (GotY) 2018 - voting

Exciting! Big shoes to fill though!
by Gavin Chipper
Mon Dec 23, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: New Episodes of 8/10 Cats Does Countdown
Replies: 9
Views: 7713

Re: New Episodes of 8/10 Cats Does Countdown

Christmas special on in a minute.
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Dec 22, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 578
Views: 110706

Re: Politics in General

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/voices/stop-using-phony-science-to-justify-transphobia/ That is interesting but I'm not sure how much it changes. It starts off by saying that people with XX or XY chromosomes can still end up intersex, but clearly most people don't and that's not what this is a...
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Dec 22, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 578
Views: 110706

Re: Politics in General

What do you think of a woman losing her job for saying that people can't change their biological sex ? Why have both you and JK Rowling chosen to differentiate between a woman losing her job for that and a man (or other gender)? Why didn't you say "a person losing their job"? I lazily copied the he...
by Gavin Chipper
Sun Dec 22, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: apterous.org
Topic: Game of the Year (GotY) 2018 - voting
Replies: 8
Views: 3901

Re: Game of the Year (GotY) 2018 - voting

You'll have to carry on yourself. I'd quite like the idea of it being automated like game of the week.
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Dec 20, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Most Famous People without a Wikipedia Article
Replies: 26
Views: 7469

Re: Most Famous People without a Wikipedia Article

Ben Wilson wrote:
Mon Nov 18, 2019 5:12 pm
I knew there was a page like this somewhere on this site, but couldn't be arse to find it two weeks ago when I discovered that Jethro doesn't have a page.
This stands out to me as a particularly good find.
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Dec 20, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 20th December 2019 (Series 81, GRAND FINAL)
Replies: 11
Views: 788

Re: Spoilers for Friday 20th December 2019 (Series 81, GRAND FINAL)

James Haughton. I didn't realise that people used this thread to avoid watching the game!
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Dec 20, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 20th December 2019 (Series 81, GRAND FINAL)
Replies: 11
Views: 788

Re: Spoilers for Friday 20th December 2019 (Series 81, GRAND FINAL)

Great game, great series etc. Some good spots today, and both players would have made worthy series champions.
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Dec 20, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 20th December 2019 (Series 81, GRAND FINAL)
Replies: 11
Views: 788

Re: Spoilers for Friday 20th December 2019 (Series 81, GRAND FINAL)

Standard 4-large method solve for the first numbers - 302+10+7=319.

(302 is (100*75+50)/25.)
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Dec 20, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 578
Views: 110706

Re: Politics in General

What about National Insurance? Are you abolishing it or keeping it the same as it is now? I know this is a bit of an aside, but having an extra thing called National Insurance is just an added complication. Functionally it's no different from just being part of income tax so they might as well inco...
by Gavin Chipper
Fri Dec 20, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Politics in General
Replies: 578
Views: 110706

Re: Politics in General

75% was a nice round number that took the overall picture into "profit" vs. the status quo. What about National Insurance? Are you abolishing it or keeping it the same as it is now? I know this is a bit of an aside, but having an extra thing called National Insurance is just an added complication. ...