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Postby dave dee » Thu 17 Apr 2008 20:41 GMT

Mark, Just my opinion but both. would you settle for a ww2 tin hat. :lol:
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Postby gozomark » Fri 18 Apr 2008 05:26 GMT

only if its not biffed around :)
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Postby Mr Kriss » Fri 18 Apr 2008 05:54 GMT

It it just me that lost the thread here? or was it the forum?
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Postby ann c » Fri 18 Apr 2008 06:37 GMT

Are you two on something :lol: Or is it the heat? What on earth are you talking about?
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Postby dave dee » Fri 18 Apr 2008 10:31 GMT

Eight cents Ann, :hide: , Watch out!!!!!!!,Theres a biff about.
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Postby spinola » Mon 16 Jun 2008 15:11 GMT

We are in Malta at the end of this week, currency wise is it all Euro's now or still a combination of Euro's and LM ?
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Postby gozomark » Mon 16 Jun 2008 15:23 GMT

Euros only in terms of payment [/u]
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Postby pjr » Mon 16 Jun 2008 20:34 GMT

But expect to frequently still be quoted maltese 'pounds'....

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Postby gozomark » Mon 16 Jun 2008 20:55 GMT

especially in Gozo.....
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Postby dave dee » Fri 12 Dec 2008 18:01 GMT

Looks like i get to keep that w.w.2 tin hat then. :lol:
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Postby gozomark » Fri 12 Dec 2008 18:27 GMT

mmm....alot of not very happy British expats in Malta at the moment

£ - down
stockmarkets - down
cash - interest rates down, and some have lost capital

combination of those three, and alot of Brits living in Malta have seen their income in € drop by 50% in 12 months

I think alot of businesses in Malta that depend on British expats (eg some restaurant) to keep them going during the winter are going to really struggle to stay open.
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Postby Kay » Fri 12 Dec 2008 21:09 GMT

It's the same elsewhere too, Mark, as I'm sure you know. The fall of the GBP has affected pensioners badly as the exchange rate means that their income is seriously diminished against the Euro and the USD.
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Postby dave dee » Fri 12 Dec 2008 23:09 GMT

The only bright side, if there is one is that lots of products are being drastically reduced, even diesel is now under £1 a litre. New car offers @ 2 for 1, if you have the money that is.
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Postby Mr Kriss » Fri 12 Dec 2008 23:13 GMT

You could buy a new car in UK, Dave, then put it in store it whilst you save up for ten years to register it here :twisted:
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Postby dave dee » Fri 12 Dec 2008 23:27 GMT

Good thinking Chris, i,ll bring the free one, :lol: still makes a difference to buying a car then buying it again to register it in Malta. If i never did it i was only waiting for a better time that never came, By the way thats eleven years now and still in mint condition. Dos,nt time fly when your enjoying yourself. Roll on January. :wink:
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