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Birthday presents

So Prince William is getting a helicopter for his birthday.  I've told my kids I'd settle for a Henk briefcase.
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Re: Birthday presents

So he is.......on lease.

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Re: Birthday presents

£8M on lease OUCH!!!
We could think of 8 Million reasons where £8M could be much better spent
1. UK's increasing poverty
2. NHS healthcare
3 What could you add to the list ?Huh
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Typical Daily Express
That is the price when new
The current second hand price seems to be $3 million http://www.aso.com/listings/spec/ViewAd.aspx?id=153781 and they are only leasing it for a limited number of hours per year
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@OJ my source was from Strats link to the Express Wink
It is new but old (go figure) Tongue
[quote= http://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/483932/Queen-treats-Prince-William-to-8m-helicopter-for-his-32nd-birthday]The luxury Agusta A109S Grand was built in 2008 and has had no previous owners,
If it is only for limited hrs per annum, then that make it entirely worse & non economic expenditure
That said
I guess, anything goes when on a disposable income
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Re: Birthday presents

The queen might have "given" him a lease on a helicopter,..... but just take a look at that "sourpuss" face  ( in strats linky) .... she doesn`t look half as happy as he does ! ! ! ! ...
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Re: Birthday presents

I still remember the present I always wanted as a young boy but never got.
A pedal go kart.
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Re: Birthday presents

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I still remember the present I always wanted as a young boy but never got.

A Raleigh Chopper bike Cheesy

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@OJ my source was from Strats link to the Express Wink

Something about messenger and shooting comes to mind Wink

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and now they've taken the story down .... yet they do have one about the prince sitting in an A109s that's being used for an air ambulance where he's apparently going to earn 40k a year as a part time pilot.....
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Something about messenger and shooting comes to mind Wink

Would that be as in (Stars) Tongue
£8M spent for a £40k return
Just does not add up (dont believe me ask Carol)