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On 25 Apr 2013 at 8:58pm mr lucky wrote:
i am currently recieving job seekers allowance housing benifit and council tax benifit should i tell the agencys of this windfall or keep quite has times have been hard for me
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On 25 Apr 2013 at 9:06pm Insomniac wrote:
On a moral level yes. However, we have come to learn over the last 30 years that morality is very low on the agenda when it comes to obscene wealth. It is 'only natural' to extract as much money from any source, regardless of any wider effect that has on society. You're on your own and you have an obligation to yourself only, everybody else is a chump there to be exploited and used. Even if it's illegal, you can comfort yourself with the maxim that economics is devoid of morality.
Knock yourself out
 
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On 25 Apr 2013 at 9:13pm havenrook wrote:
You have 180 days to collect your winnings so postpone your win or let someone from your family who you trust collect your windfall if it doesn't effect their benefits.Enjoy
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On 25 Apr 2013 at 10:09pm Behind you! wrote:
You have to ask yourself is it worth it? The naming and shaming if you get caught, friends and family knowing you are a benefit cheat, prosecution name in the local rag? All it takes is for one person to grass you up one little sniff and The department will be on to you. I know cos I am the department. Point is benefits are there for when you are in need it maybe now you can support yourself for a while get back on your feet. We all know some people will abuse the system Don't be one of them. Fess up!
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On 25 Apr 2013 at 10:15pm @LStacey wrote:
I don't care. See, you're new money and I'm old money. Therefore, you are still a peasant in my eyes.
Eat some quiche, nouveau riche.
P.S. I'm not really old money and yes, you should tell the authorities. If you don't, they *will* find out and you will come off a lot worse.
Not only that, but seeing as you're currently on the receiving end of the socialist welfare state, you should probably put something back in, now that you can.
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On 25 Apr 2013 at 10:18pm the old mayor wrote:
You got three numbers again Mr Lucky ? I don't think it will even effect your benefits, though its amazing you have enough left to gamble, so one could argue that you don't actually need the benefits !
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On 25 Apr 2013 at 10:18pm Behind you! wrote:
By the way haven rook that is known as deprevation of capital very much frowned upon!
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On 25 Apr 2013 at 10:54pm Yawn... wrote:
Not another one of these useless threads....
 
 
On 25 Apr 2013 at 11:03pm Behind you! wrote:
Come on then yawn thrill us, start something you feel worthy of? Contribute in a positive way, engage us, woo us why dontcha? Come on, I,m sure you are full of it...intelligent conversation I mean. Come on let's do it....... chit chat I mean......maybe later yawn I'm tired got a headache...sound familiar? ?
 
 
On 26 Apr 2013 at 2:11pm belladonna wrote:
If your lottery win is £10 don't bother. If your win is a million then you don't need benefits anymore, sign off. As far as I'm aware lottery wins aren't taxable.
 
 
On 26 Apr 2013 at 2:20pm mr luckys friend wrote:
its more than a tenner i can assure you
 
 
On 26 Apr 2013 at 8:18pm Economistman wrote:
'Even if it's illegal, you can comfort yourself with the maxim that economics is devoid of morality.' was what Insomniac said. Can I just point out that economics is the study of the allocation of resources. One can choose as an economist to adopt this viewpoint but equally as an economist adopt another viewpoint. Marx was an economist. It does not pre suppose a moral position.
 
 
On 27 Apr 2013 at 11:34am mr lucky wrote:
think i might buy a boat can i moore it on the streach of river by argos!
 
 
On 27 Apr 2013 at 4:41pm Meecher wrote:
I hope you are going back to where you bought it and giving the person who sold it a cut!
 
 
On 27 Apr 2013 at 6:27pm mr lucky wrote:
a cut what you mean slice him open that would be fun
 
 
On 27 Apr 2013 at 6:53pm Zebedee wrote:
Yawn..'s on the money. Another sham thread started by 'tarquin'. Move on...
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On 28 Apr 2013 at 4:30pm Winner wrote:
Meecher - I hope you are going back to where you bought it and giving the person who sold it a cut!
So let me get this straight. Because a shopkeeper makes some money on every lottery ticket he sells I'm supposed to give him some of my winnings? Why doesn't the shopkeeper give me some of my stake back every week I don't win?


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