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  #2244493 24-May-2019 11:20
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British cars wear bonnets. Americans live in the hood.

 

 





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  #2244497 24-May-2019 11:30
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Rikkitic:

 

British cars wear bonnets. Americans live in the hood.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Where are the hats, I say.....😬


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  #2244504 24-May-2019 11:41
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Timely to pull out this old chestnut.  (Some of it is a bit out of date, sorry.)

 

John Cleese's Letter To America 





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  #2245104 25-May-2019 03:05
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Taxes. I'm in Houston for two days and the taxes on my hotel bill amount to the equivalent of NZ$76 per DAY!





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  #2245112 25-May-2019 06:56
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Geektastic: Taxes. I'm in Houston for two days and the taxes on my hotel bill amount to the equivalent of NZ$76 per DAY!


Gotta pay for the state somehow. No income tax does not equal no tax.

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  #2245114 25-May-2019 07:02
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Geektastic: Taxes. I'm in Houston for two days and the taxes on my hotel bill amount to the equivalent of NZ$76 per DAY!


...... because it’s a $2,000 per night hotel?




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  #2245164 25-May-2019 08:53
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eracode:
Geektastic: Taxes. I'm in Houston for two days and the taxes on my hotel bill amount to the equivalent of NZ$76 per DAY!


...... because it’s a $2,000 per night hotel?


No, $100 for the room and $1900 for ‘extras’. 😁

Because GST is (almost) always included in the upfront price here, it becomes a pain in the US when state and federal taxes are added after.




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  #2245165 25-May-2019 08:56
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Geektastic: Taxes. I'm in Houston for two days and the taxes on my hotel bill amount to the equivalent of NZ$76 per DAY!

 

Shoulda stayed at a back packers.


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  #2245172 25-May-2019 09:34
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It is a backpackers. It is Texas, after all.

 

 





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  #2245197 25-May-2019 10:23
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Pegs - fail in UV light.

 

 

 

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#2245244 25-May-2019 10:53
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$100 for the room and $1900 for ‘extras’.

 

 

Golden shower?

 


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  #2245272 25-May-2019 11:32
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Geektastic: Taxes. I'm in Houston for two days and the taxes on my hotel bill amount to the equivalent of NZ$76 per DAY!

 

 

What's the difference? Most countries use an inclusive tax - GST, VAT. The tax is already in the consumer's price. It's just different there and you know how much you are paying. We have this here anyway.

 

I rather like our GST, at least you pay what you see, no need for crazy calculations at the checkout.





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  #2245327 25-May-2019 12:25
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Companies that claim that they value your feedback while simultaneously making it as difficult as possible to provide that feedback.


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  #2245347 25-May-2019 12:51
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eracode:
Geektastic: Taxes. I'm in Houston for two days and the taxes on my hotel bill amount to the equivalent of NZ$76 per DAY!


...... because it’s a $2,000 per night hotel?


Sadly not. $250.





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  #2245348 25-May-2019 12:52
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Behodar:

 

Companies that claim that they value your feedback while simultaneously making it as difficult as possible to provide that feedback.

 

 

They never said they value it highly. Just at zero. Trash. Why make it easy for people to leave their trash?





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