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Forum: Broadcasting 08-12-2014, 15:41
Replies: 805
Views: 28,967
Posted By White-Knight
So the BBC should be scrapped because of Jimmy...

So the BBC should be scrapped because of Jimmy Saville?

C'mon, if you follow that logic you might as well scrap Parliament and democracy because how many MP's have been found guilty of wrong...
Forum: PC & Mac Hardware and Software 07-12-2014, 20:58
Replies: 145
Views: 11,840
Posted By White-Knight
Not if you have a decent pc. I could run it on...

Not if you have a decent pc.

I could run it on Vista 64 at full resolution ie 1680 x 1200 and 30fps and it never impacted at all and I used huge video files - mintues long per loop and in the multi...
Forum: Broadcasting 07-12-2014, 20:54
Replies: 805
Views: 28,967
Posted By White-Knight
80 a month is a not out of the way for health...

80 a month is a not out of the way for health club subscription. Many are between 55-80 per month.

Yes you can excersise outside of a leisure centre but you presume the people concerned want to...
Forum: Broadcasting 07-12-2014, 13:43
Replies: 805
Views: 28,967
Posted By White-Knight
So everyone should take out private health club...

So everyone should take out private health club membership and those that can't afford 80 a month shouldn't exercise. Great idea. 1/2 the nations health deteroriates and the NHS has to pick up the...
Forum: Broadcasting 07-12-2014, 09:55
Replies: 805
Views: 28,967
Posted By White-Knight
Fine in theory apart from the fact that the BBC...

Fine in theory apart from the fact that the BBC and then becomes pay tv and for anyone on low income such as the elderly or unemployed who watch a lot of tv it becomes affordable.

I never watch the...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 06-12-2014, 18:05
Replies: 73
Views: 5,348
Posted By White-Knight
..apart from the fact that you can see the...

..apart from the fact that you can see the improvement on the video.

Yep the video you're watching isn't 10 bit, but the video that's being video'd is and you can see the differences over a normal...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 06-12-2014, 10:58
Replies: 73
Views: 5,348
Posted By White-Knight
Yep most people think the advantage of 4K is the...

Yep most people think the advantage of 4K is the resolution. It's not although the extra resolution ups the sharpness (ignoring arguments about visible detail). It's said the biggest difference is in...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 03-12-2014, 17:09
Replies: 73
Views: 5,348
Posted By White-Knight
Sky are already planning...

Sky are already planning this:

http://recombu.com/digital/news/sky-testing-4k-at-ryder-cup-this-month

2015 1st broadcasts according to that article starting with rugby early in 2015.



Not...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 30-11-2014, 14:13
Replies: 73
Views: 5,348
Posted By White-Knight
Personally, unless you can afford a Samsung with...

Personally, unless you can afford a Samsung with an upgradeable electronic centre, (currently about 2K), and can potentially afford the upgrade later (- X hundred (currently unknown)), then I'd...
Forum: Politics 29-11-2014, 15:33
Replies: 204
Views: 4,795
Posted By White-Knight
Most executives are also shareholders. Companies...

Most executives are also shareholders.

Companies couldn't move thie operation elsewhere if the tax was so high they couldn't afford to.

Yes the Uk could miss out on future investment, but then...
Forum: Politics 29-11-2014, 00:32
Replies: 204
Views: 4,795
Posted By White-Knight
Unless you adopt the approach I advocated above....

Unless you adopt the approach I advocated above. Charge an exit tax on executives who take their business out of the UK, that is so large, they couldn't possibly afford to do it.

That way, you lock...
Forum: Politics 29-11-2014, 00:29
Replies: 57
Views: 2,198
Posted By White-Knight
Yes but a house is a long term (25 year...

Yes but a house is a long term (25 year investment).

Record growth can easily turn into a fall in prices leaving people with "negative equity" ie a house that's worth less than the mortgage taken...
Forum: Politics 29-11-2014, 00:25
Replies: 57
Views: 2,198
Posted By White-Knight
Yes there is because if the housing market is in...

Yes there is because if the housing market is in danger of overheating and thus collapsing, the Bank of England increase interest rates to reduce the number the of new mortgages that are being taken...
Forum: Politics 27-11-2014, 23:51
Replies: 204
Views: 4,795
Posted By White-Knight
Only because paying tax is essentially optional...

Only because paying tax is essentially optional if you're rich.

If they plugged the tax loopholes with a catchall then the rich would have no option but to pay tax on all income outside of personal...
Forum: Politics 27-11-2014, 09:31
Replies: 57
Views: 2,198
Posted By White-Knight
Yep they are because if inflation rises too...

Yep they are because if inflation rises too quickly, then it's a sign that spending is rising too quickly and may become unsustainable as the economy becomes over heated so the banks increase...
Forum: Politics 27-11-2014, 09:26
Replies: 204
Views: 4,795
Posted By White-Knight
I appreciate what you're saying. However, if...

I appreciate what you're saying.

However, if you chose to retire abroad then under what I was proposing then you wouldn't be caught in any event because if you retired, you'd no doubt have sold the...
Forum: Politics 27-11-2014, 09:12
Replies: 39
Views: 1,445
Posted By White-Knight
What about Nicola Sturgeon's proposed land...

What about Nicola Sturgeon's proposed land changes though?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-30193791

..removing landowners barriers to development "where the scale of land...
Forum: Politics 24-11-2014, 14:24
Replies: 204
Views: 4,795
Posted By White-Knight
No-one is going to leave the country if as per my...

No-one is going to leave the country if as per my suggestion there's an exit tax of 90% of all world wide personal and business assets.

In fact, most people could never pay it! 90% of personal...
Forum: Politics 24-11-2014, 14:18
Replies: 204
Views: 4,795
Posted By White-Knight
They are generally schemes that exploit loopholes...

They are generally schemes that exploit loopholes in the wording of the tax legislation. They're perfectly legal of course, but do allow the rich to avoid tax with accountancy guidance.

As for a...
Forum: Politics 24-11-2014, 11:08
Replies: 204
Views: 4,795
Posted By White-Knight
Yes. People have to be stopped from simply...

Yes.

People have to be stopped from simply moving their business abroad because it's cheaper. If you or someone else gets caught up in that then so be it. If you're a British Citizen, you should...
Forum: Politics 24-11-2014, 10:34
Replies: 204
Views: 4,795
Posted By White-Knight
No it's not what happens now. What happens now...

No it's not what happens now.

What happens now is the tax law is re-written every year and as fast as it's re-written, accountants find new loopholes to exploit.

With a catch all provision, there...
Forum: Politics 24-11-2014, 10:22
Replies: 57
Views: 2,198
Posted By White-Knight
..and there is the fundamental flaw. You're not...

..and there is the fundamental flaw.

You're not protected against inflation because if inflation goes up so do interest rates.

If interest rates go up, then many people find themselves no longer...
Forum: Politics 23-11-2014, 11:24
Replies: 29
Views: 1,086
Posted By White-Knight
Not a Labour voter personally - always voted Tory...

Not a Labour voter personally - always voted Tory (last 30 years) as have my entire family but never again for any of us after what they've done to people on benefits in this last government and the...
Forum: Politics 23-11-2014, 11:02
Replies: 57
Views: 2,198
Posted By White-Knight
I agree Dave. Why are they at a disadvantage?...

I agree Dave.

Why are they at a disadvantage? What is so special about actually owning the home you live in. According to those figures only 1/2 the population in Germany own a home. What is so...
Forum: Politics 22-11-2014, 22:56
Replies: 57
Views: 2,198
Posted By White-Knight
That's going to happen anyway. The UK economies...

That's going to happen anyway.

The UK economies growth since the recession has been fuelled almost entirely by credit and the government pushing credit spending.

One thing for certain with credit...
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