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longen

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Msg#: 3172340 posted 5:35 pm on Nov 29, 2006 (gmt 0)

What a great time to buy - US$1.95 to the UK£.
This is the time to outsource some coding to the far east - the dollar is the gift that just keeps giving.

 

BeeDeeDubbleU

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Msg#: 3172340 posted 6:26 pm on Nov 29, 2006 (gmt 0)

Or what a great time for we Brits to cross the pond. I think I'll look for an excuse ;)

maccas

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Msg#: 3172340 posted 6:34 pm on Nov 29, 2006 (gmt 0)

And a worse time to be getting paid in US dollars.

blend27

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Msg#: 3172340 posted 2:46 am on Dec 1, 2006 (gmt 0)

are there any freelance openings for programmers in UK?

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Msg#: 3172340 posted 9:54 am on Dec 1, 2006 (gmt 0)

Yes, if you have a website that is top ranked for "web design UK" or similar ;)

Neo541

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Msg#: 3172340 posted 4:04 pm on Dec 1, 2006 (gmt 0)

I picked a really bad time to go to the UK :(

rj87uk

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Msg#: 3172340 posted 4:13 pm on Dec 1, 2006 (gmt 0)

Does this mean the UK will get less people from the USA visiting and more from the UK will visit the US?

I also guess this is the best time for the UK public to buy things from the US?

House prices in the UK won't drop any time soon and I think they will continue to rise I am guessing this means that this trend will continue...

longen

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Msg#: 3172340 posted 4:31 pm on Dec 1, 2006 (gmt 0)

Now $1.98 ... $2.00 can't be far off, cost of web content keeps falling.

Matt Probert

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Msg#: 3172340 posted 4:49 pm on Dec 1, 2006 (gmt 0)

Yeah thanks. We get paid in $US, the poor value of the dollar has almost ruined us. Hopefully we can ride out a few months.

Matt

longen

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Msg#: 3172340 posted 4:58 pm on Dec 1, 2006 (gmt 0)

Nothing stays the same, i recall both
£ = $2.40
£ = $1.10

If the UK housing bubble bursts the £ would fall - but with another one million east europeans arriving in the new year it may keep prices stable.

ronin

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Msg#: 3172340 posted 9:30 pm on Dec 1, 2006 (gmt 0)

I feel your pain, Matt. I have been shifting over to EU advertisers whenever possible this year because the money from US advertisers ain't worth much.

I thought GBP 1 was supposed to be worth arund USD 1.50 in comparative purchasing power? USD 2 to the pound is horribly low.

Rugles

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Msg#: 3172340 posted 9:55 pm on Dec 1, 2006 (gmt 0)

>>Does this mean the UK will get less people from the USA visiting and more from the UK will visit the US?

I would guess so.

If you are weathy, buying US stocks and bonds would be a good move too.

davewray

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Msg#: 3172340 posted 9:52 pm on Dec 2, 2006 (gmt 0)

I LOVE it. I get paid in £'s...and I'm in Canada where it's currently £1=$2.25 Cdn. Woohoo!

Essex_boy

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Msg#: 3172340 posted 3:07 pm on Dec 3, 2006 (gmt 0)

This is really hurting my adsense income, before long Ill be paying to send my vistors to someones site...... (starts crying)

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