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 Post subject: Re: what class are you?
PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2013 10:17 pm 
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Did the test about 6 times altering variables to see differences. Load of old bollyhocks. Even tried filling it in as a social recluse but results were confounding.


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 Post subject: Re: what class are you?
PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2013 12:24 pm 
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Retro Cat wrote:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22000973

Is class still important today?



yes it is.

this test is utter rubbish


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 Post subject: Re: what class are you?
PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2013 1:25 pm 
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It would seem the media want to hold onto the class system more than any other


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 Post subject: Re: what class are you?
PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2013 2:01 pm 
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Established middle class apparently.
Not sure I match their description though!


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 Post subject: Re: what class are you?
PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2013 2:18 pm 
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azaro wrote:
Established middle class apparently.
Not sure I match their description though!

Surely having a white and black cat, reclining on a bright red sofa / settee / couch (there, that'll set the cat among the pigeons!) must have some implications as to your class.

And if I didn't know better (and I really don't...) I'd say that makes you landed gentry - am I right or am I right.


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 Post subject: Re: what class are you?
PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2013 2:49 pm 
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Neil wrote:
azaro wrote:
Established middle class apparently.
Not sure I match their description though!

Surely having a white and black cat, reclining on a bright red sofa / settee / couch (there, that'll set the cat among the pigeons!) must have some implications as to your class.

And if I didn't know better (and I really don't...) I'd say that makes you landed gentry - am I right or am I right.


I've been sussed!
And he's reclining on a cheap £2.50 throw from Asda!
(He does survive on a diet of swan and line caught dolphin though!)


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 Post subject: Re: what class are you?
PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2013 3:19 pm 
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I have only ever met one person in my life who would claim to be working class who was capable of articulating a response in such a manner. I'm afraid given the quality of language and structure of the above there is no way that anyone is ever likely to describe you as working class.

Now I'm not saying that one can't be intelligent, articulate, cultured and working class, but the things rarely go together in the modern interpretation of the classes (benefit/working/middle/upper)


Bunkum.


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 Post subject: Re: what class are you?
PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2013 3:49 pm 
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Always thought myself as middle class. From the descriptions of the new classes I would have associated myself with technical middle class, it pretty much nails me descriptively, however when I did the calculator it placed me as elite, the description of which is alien to me. On doing it again, exactly the same but reducing my earnings, I surprise surprise end up as technical middle class. I don't believe class is directly linked to wealth, but this calculator seems to draw that conclusion.


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 Post subject: Re: what class are you?
PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2013 5:15 pm 
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should have made this into a poll.

Technical middle class.....


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