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Class action

The Great British class calculator: What class are you?
Apparently I'm Precariat Shocked - never heard of it before.
So, I'm poor and deprived. Don't actually feel that way, though Roll eyes

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No,  but I'm sure 'Sprite' will soon be along to tell us that he is (again !)  Roll eyes
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Gawd help us all!  Wink
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Quote from: Mav
Apparently I'm Precariat

Ditto  Lips are sealed
I need a new signature... i'm bored of the old one!
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I think the class calculator may be a little screwy, it has me listed as "Precariat" but I've always seen myself as Working Class.
Ahwell.
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Traditional working class

I'd never really thought about it before  Huh

In the summary it said -
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Tend to mix socially with people similar to themselves

I filled in knowing someone in every job type except "Artist" and "Call centre worker",  so can't quite see how the above statement fits as all the other professions were so varied.
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It is screwed
I come out as Technical Middle Class which is about right
However if I add Artist to the people I socialise with it changes to Elite which is a load of tripe
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Gandalf is definitely 1337.
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Moved, now 2195
David_W
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It's funny, you can become really, really rich by winning the lottery but be a total hermit who never leaves the (really expensive) house you bought, yet you're classed as "Elite" simply because of your wealth, that's with no social interaction and you spend all day, every day counting your money and swimming in it like I'd do if I had millions.  I'd class a person like that as eccentric rather than elite so I'd guess it's one of the dangers of generalization of classes.  Personally I'm on the very bottom rung though one day I aspire to be an Emergent service worker or, maybe, if I'm really, really lucky.... Traditional working class.
Must suck to be elite though, you have nothing to strive for!  Crazy
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78 in 3 months so happy to belong to the Living Class  Crazy
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66 now and quite happy to be part of the Drinking Class!  Tongue
Geoff,
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I'm in favour of  No Class    Kiss
although there will be some people who prefer  My.Klass  Crazy
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Apparently I'm Precariat Shocked - never heard of it before.

Dito