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offline umbroman3 from United Kingdom on 2022-10-24 18:28 [#02621762]
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what are they again? new prime minister rishi sunak is said
to be a big fan of these


 

offline Hyperflake from Wirral (United Kingdom) on 2022-10-24 19:04 [#02621763]
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Corporate tax havens where corporations have some sort of
weird quasi governance, i think like Delta City in Robocop,
people inside the zones more like clientele than citizens?
sounds like some dystopian nightmare


 

online EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2022-10-25 04:48 [#02621770]
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this sounds like "City of Industry, California, 90601"
which, i'm afraid, is not anywhere near as cool as delta
city.

it's just a bunch of factories in a tax haven and people
probably commute to work there for years without knowing it
has its own zip code. i discovered this place when i was
tasked with fixing a bug involving local tax rates

...but the good news is that this means it's not as much of
a nightmare as you'd think, it's essentially just zoning out
a pocket to bring in some companies that'd otherwise turn
their nose up at the area.

seems like one of those economic "tools" that can either,
like, actually help perk things up, or be used to give
someone's buddies a tax break. i'd just keep an eye on that
part and not stress the rest


 

online EpicMegatrax from Greatest Hits on 2022-10-25 04:51 [#02621771]
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LAZY_TITLE


 

offline Hyperflake from Wirral (United Kingdom) on 2022-10-25 12:25 [#02621773]
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Yeah its probably much more like that to be fair


 

offline umbroman3 from United Kingdom on 2022-10-25 12:33 [#02621774]
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It's a conspiracy to make robocops and ed 209s take over the
world!!


 

offline ijonspeches from 109P/Swift-Tuttle on 2022-10-25 13:05 [#02621778]
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we live in a shadowrun world
more and more


 

offline steve mcqueen from caerdydd (United Kingdom) on 2022-10-25 23:16 [#02621795]
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rishi who with the wot now?


 

offline steve mcqueen from caerdydd (United Kingdom) on 2022-10-25 23:21 [#02621796]
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buy a 5 TB HD and fill it with as much old telly as you can
fit on it, and never watch telly again.... (get loads of
adverts from the '90s too cos they were ace)
Hermit style,yaaaasss


 

offline steve mcqueen from caerdydd (United Kingdom) on 2022-10-25 23:23 [#02621797]
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Red Aubr


 


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