Is the recession really over?

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  1. the evolution

    the evolution New Member

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    I heard on Robins news today that the so called experts say that the recession was over last year, my question is do you think that it is really over? What are they smoking?:toke: I know here we were not as affected as everywhere else but I still worry about my job from day to day and there still are no jobs anywhere around. I am by no way a big political or business person, just an everyday guy wondering how things are elsewhere. Are they still fucked?
     
  2. rob82

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    ur mom is over ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
     
  3. rob82

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    I love your av, by the way
     
  4. the evolution

    the evolution New Member

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    Yea Marisa Miller, hottest chick ever.
     
  5. Schmoopy

    Schmoopy Shit Mult Hunter

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    No it's not fucking over!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :pissed:
     
  6. Jack-A-Roe

    Jack-A-Roe Active Member

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    I dont get how they determined its over, what criteria did we meet for them to say its over?

    It sounds like BS, its over yet there still no jobs, huge deficits, and gays are allowed to marry, oh the humanity!
     
  7. Twiggy

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    Your face is over...:jj:
     
  8. Twiggy

    Twiggy New Member

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    I'm twiggy's friend. Who the fuck died and made you God asshole. Equal rights? When your wife is denied citizenship post back.
     
  9. Daveindiego

    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Gold

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    Yes. The Recession is over. It's a simple formula to determine a true "recession", I'm not an economist, so I'm not sure of the exact criteria.

    Are times still tough, fuck yeah they are.

    Here, this is from Wikipedia.
    "In a 1975 New York Times article, economic statistician Julius Shiskin suggested several rules of thumb for defining a recession, one of which was "two down quarters of GDP".[3] In time, the other rules of thumb were forgotten,[4] and a recession is now often defined simply as a period when GDP falls (negative real economic growth) for at least two quarters.[5][6] Some economists prefer a definition of a 1.5% rise in unemployment within 12 months.[7]"
     
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  10. ChuckZ

    ChuckZ You're so pusillanimous, oh yea.

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    I knew Schmoopy would be in here.
     
  11. LonghornJ

    LonghornJ VIP Extreme Gold

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    Of course its over, it was never a "recession" to begin with.


    Welcome to the new normal.
     
  12. HowieCalbo

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    I didn't even know we were in recess.
     
  13. Maschine Zeit

    Maschine Zeit Well-Known Member

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    it is. happy days are here again. :jumping: :slick: :slick: :slick: