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does anyone else find charity adverts on tv insanely annoying? 'O'-red The "splitverts" are bad enough half at the beginning of the advert break, with a reprise at the end,

but the cherry on the cake is the amounts of money they are asking for. - Its been steadily increasing over the last 6 months. To begin with it was 1 or 2 quid a month. That shot up to a fiver for most of them, and Ive seen one asking for 7 quid this weekend.
 

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Analoguesat said:
but the cherry on the cake is the amounts of money they are asking for. - Its been steadily increasing over the last 6 months. To begin with it was 1 or 2 quid a month. That shot up to a fiver for most of them, and Ive seen one asking for 7 quid this weekend.
The execs must be after upgrading their company cars..... Oh now I've started something no doubt someone will post back telling me they don't get company cars ({})
 

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Yes agreed, they are a pain, I give what I want, when I want, they can ask as much as they like. :)
 

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Being run like a business. Financial forcasting. Worst still is when one visits a UK cathedral only to be confronted with a sign suggesting 7 quid as a reasonable contribution to enter ... the house of God :mad:
 

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I get requests through the post as well. Asking for a minimum donation and to sign a covenent.
 

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jimbo said:
I get requests through the post as well. Asking for a minimum donation and to sign a covenent.
Nah ... you a Mason :D
 

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My home town is Wells, Somerset. When, rarely these days, I go home I like to pop into the cathedral, but always refuse to pay an admission fee. Didn't some Christian throw money changers out of a religious house? 'O'-red
 

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My home town is Wells, Somerset. When, rarely these days, I go home I like to pop into the cathedral, but always refuse to pay an admission fee. Didn't some Christian throw money changers out of a religious house? 'O'-red
Salisbury cathedral is the one which is hell bent on promoting rip orf Britain :mad:

If St Peters Rome did as Salisbury does ... OUCH :D
 
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