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    barny21 is offline Senior Member Regular
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    Yes... The minimum here in the Ph is just about US$1.5/hr.

    My rent takes a third of my monthly salary. eewww. ouch
    Tagalog: "Bababa ba?"
    English: "Are you going down?"

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    Raszagal is offline Senior Member Community Builder
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    I think rent all over the world is a real kick in the nuts..

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    shinigamiX is offline Senior Member Well Known
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    Today's my last day of work - clearing my desk now. Woo-hoo! Now I have 3 months to waste all my money before University starts.

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    AtrumIncendia is offline Senior Member Community Builder
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    Quote Originally Posted by shinigamiX View Post
    Today's my last day of work - clearing my desk now. Woo-hoo! Now I have 3 months to waste all my money before University starts.
    What kind of work is that?

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    Sherman is offline Senior Member Always Around
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    Quote Originally Posted by Raszagal View Post
    I think rent all over the world is a real kick in the nuts..
    I reckon.

    Try Japan, where at the start of the yearly contract, it's also usual to be charged "reikin", or key money, which is a lump sum equivalent to about 4-6 months rent, just to say thanks to the landlord, which you will NEVER SEE AGAIN.

    What a load of shit.

 

 
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