The Greek way to exit economic strife...

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by Wordsmith, Apr 9, 2013.

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  1. Wordsmith

    Wordsmith LE Book Reviewer

    And completing a trio of posts. The Greek government has decided on a solution to its financial problems. Germany must pay €162bn for damage caused to Greece in WW1 and WW2.

    Vast Greek war claims against Germany explode like a 'time-bomb' - Telegraph

    Can't see that one working myself. All hail Emperor Mong's latest masterpiece....

    Wordsmith
     
  2. Forget about rolling up their sleeves and applying elbow Greece.

    Forget about A thens called honesty and having a social conscience - ie. paying the correct amount of tax according to your earnings etc etc

    Here's the plan:-

    Sit back, do nothing and....

    DEMAND WAR REPARATIONS FROM THOSE 'ORRIBLE NASTY GERMANS...

     
  3. Grumblegrunt

    Grumblegrunt LE Book Reviewer

    have they mentioned the fact that 4 countries took over greece in ww2 so they need to divvy the bill up a bit and I cant see bulgaria paying up
     
  4. I'm surprised they aren't blaming the British for not doing enough to 'protect' them as per our mutual treaty! :wink:

    Must be a compo claim in there somewhere too.
     
  5. Merkel will blow a fuse. They want to be really careful, no growth in Germany's economy now. It won't end well for them.
     
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  6. Oh dear, the wheels really are starting to come iff the Eurobus!!
     
  7. What could possibly go wrong?
     
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  8. TheIronDuke

    TheIronDuke LE Book Reviewer

    This is CA and I have history so here is me treading careful.

    You have no idea how disappointed I was to click onto this thread and discover that "Greek Way" was something to do with money.
     
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  9. You mean to say that the Greeks are expecting to maintain their lifestyles using money got from other countries?

    I may swoon.
     
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  10. Good.
     
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  11. The Greek Way is always about how much money is being offered.
     
  12. ancienturion

    ancienturion LE Book Reviewer

    Will you stop bloody leaping in before me with the things I wanted to say? :clown:
     
  13. Well ok, but right now are the entire greek islands even worth that much?
     
  14. Did we ever get anything back off the vikings?
     
  15. Grumblegrunt

    Grumblegrunt LE Book Reviewer

    a few good tv shows and tons of porn