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--Old Louisiana Civil Code Article 2451, "Sale of a Hope"It also happens sometimes that an uncertain hope is sold; as the fisher sells a haul of his net before he throws it. . . .
--John Heywood (1497–1580)Let the world slide, let the world go;
A fig for care, and a fig for woe!
If I can't pay, why, I can owe,
And death makes equal the high and low.
Isha wrote:So, from what I read, people came here because they wanted to retire early with some money inflow in return of few hours of unstressed job!
Omniloquacious wrote:I'm actively looking around for a suitable place to move to, meaning a good location and a home that meets all of my requirements at a reasonable price.
headhonchoII wrote:The EXACT same thing happens all over the world. My sister knows the founder of one of the worlds first payment security dot coms. The guy admitted he rented luxury cars when he was starting out because it was all about the impression made when talking with investors. Subsequently the company went bust but he made bank.
In Taiwan it is the same thing, hence the number of laobans and such driving black Mercs and Lexus ,and these days luxury SUVs. It is ridiculous but it is the way the human mind works unfortunately.
In some cultures this might be changing somewhat , you have to adapt to the audience.
"You've got the same shades" ses he, slightly shocked.
"Don't think so" ses I
"Yes you have" ses he. "They're identical" "Where did you get them?"
"Um..McDonald's. They were free with a MacBrunch"
headhonchoII wrote:Got a 1 mth bonus on CNY, Ford Cortina on bricks, holidays in sunny Pingdong, the summer house is the in-laws rooftop in Taichung county, majesty 150cc (upgraded from the 15 year old Kymco) , the other bike is a Giant iguana.
Living large my friend, living large.
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