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How Many MINIMUM WAGE Hours Does it Take to Afford an Apartment in Your State?

 
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Oh and the retards, minimum wage is also for tards...
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You're always posting during the work-day...

Why do I have a funny feeling you're collecting SSI, disability, or some sort of a "Oh I injured my self..." and live on a fixed income?
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Minimum wage is just a starting point for teenagers and people just entering the workforce or the retired as a hobby, it is NOT designed as a career choice.
 Quoting: BRIEF


And if it is then said person better get roommates or just live at home.

Where do people get that they are owed anything?

There should be no minimum wage. Let the employer set the amount and then a person can decide if they want to work for them or not.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1550123


I moved out after graduation at 17 with a pile of cash that I had saved from working all kinds of odd jobs and the last two years as an apprentice...money has never been a problem for me because I'm intelligent, but those that are dumb or just lazy get the default minimum wage.
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Minimum wage is just a starting point for teenagers and people just entering the workforce or the retired as a hobby, it is NOT designed as a career choice.
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Sure, tell that to the businesses/corporations that do not have to pay their employees more.

MOST do not raise their employees wages.

Don't be a corporate whore, no one likes a corporate whore.
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I haven't had a minimum wage job since I was 15. Even when I was 16 I was making over minimum.
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Minimum wage is just a starting point for teenagers and people just entering the workforce or the retired as a hobby, it is NOT designed as a career choice.
 Quoting: BRIEF


Adjusted for inflation from 1960 til now minimum wage should be $16/hr.


So what was good for teenagers in 1960 is good as a minimum wage today.

So yes you are correct. But it doesn't change a thing.



I seem to see countries that are raising their wages have higher growth.

Australia, Canada, China.


And countries that have stagnant wages having stagnant growth.

United States, United Kingdom, Germany

And countries that have shrinking wages in recession.

Portugal, Spain, Greece.


Any way you slice it. I'm right.
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LOL, what's the minimum wage in China?
 Quoting: BRIEF


Funny you didn't mention the other two Brief.

Australia $16+ per hour.
Canada $9.75-$10.30

Both of which are higher than our $7.25/hr and both of which currencies are higher than ours.

So again why does that work for them but not the US?

The answer is that inflation isn't immediate.

There is a lag in the increase in money and the inflation that follows. During that time people can buy more stuff.

So again. Why is every country on the planet with a growing economy raising their wages?

You can't answer that because it proves you wrong.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 3987337


Whats the cost of living in Canada and Australia compared to where you live?
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what a load of hypocricisy

I like the people who keep saying that is your foult if you get a minum wage.

is like telling to all those people that provide important basic services which paycheck is kept low by the market that they should not be intitled to have a home, or eat etc


Why people like Brief don't go around and tells simply to the cleaners, waiters etc that they just think they are sub-humans. Obviously sub-humans wich cheapness they can profit every day
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32020839


Just curious what important basic services are you talking about that make minimum wage?
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1456476


those who supply cheap basic services for everyone for their everyday life

what you think that the market job is composed only by rocket scientits?
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20 hours before bills and food.

Bills do not include internet and phone.

Food does not include clothes, furinture and decorating the shithole.

Or dealing with the roaches.
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I'm not in iceland but the uk
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Minimum wage is just a starting point for teenagers and people just entering the workforce or the retired as a hobby, it is NOT designed as a career choice.
 Quoting: BRIEF


Sure, tell that to the businesses/corporations that do not have to pay their employees more.

MOST do not raise their employees wages.

Don't be a corporate whore, no one likes a corporate whore.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 18834326


These employees are not slaves. They CHOSE to work for that amount. If they don't like it they can go work elsewhere or self-employ themselves. Or what about getting an EDUCATION where you can demand more money. You are such a whiner, OP.
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Most of the people working minimum wage jobs these days have college degrees you fucking twat.
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Minimum wage is just a starting point for teenagers and people just entering the workforce or the retired as a hobby, it is NOT designed as a career choice.
 Quoting: BRIEF


Adjusted for inflation from 1960 til now minimum wage should be $16/hr.


So what was good for teenagers in 1960 is good as a minimum wage today.

So yes you are correct. But it doesn't change a thing.



I seem to see countries that are raising their wages have higher growth.

Australia, Canada, China.


And countries that have stagnant wages having stagnant growth.

United States, United Kingdom, Germany

And countries that have shrinking wages in recession.

Portugal, Spain, Greece.


Any way you slice it. I'm right.
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LOL, what's the minimum wage in China?
 Quoting: BRIEF


Rising!!!
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Is it up to two cups of rice/day and a mattress in the corner of the sweatshop apartment house?
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I believe the state sets the minimum amount for a landlord to charge a renter through some formula connected with property tax, not sure about this.
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Minimum wage is just a starting point for teenagers and people just entering the workforce or the retired as a hobby, it is NOT designed as a career choice.
 Quoting: BRIEF


And if it is then said person better get roommates or just live at home.

Where do people get that they are owed anything?

There should be no minimum wage. Let the employer set the amount and then a person can decide if they want to work for them or not.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1550123


I moved out after graduation at 17 with a pile of cash that I had saved from working all kinds of odd jobs and the last two years as an apprentice...money has never been a problem for me because I'm intelligent, but those that are dumb or just lazy get the default minimum wage.
 Quoting: BRIEF


"Where do PEOPLE get that they are owed anything?"

Where do CORPORATIONS and BUREAUCRATS get that they are owed anything?
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what a load of hypocricisy

I like the people who keep saying that is your foult if you get a minum wage.

is like telling to all those people that provide important basic services which paycheck is kept low by the market that they should not be intitled to have a home, or eat etc


Why people like Brief don't go around and tells simply to the cleaners, waiters etc that they just think they are sub-humans. Obviously sub-humans wich cheapness they can profit every day
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32020839


The subhumans draw welfare, those that actually work have some integrity...
 Quoting: BRIEF


Wait, I though you said you had a job?
 Quoting: skeptic 8198777


I own several businesses, why?
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200 california
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[link to www.upworthy.com]

How Many Minimum Wage Hours Does It Take To Afford A Two-Bedroom Apartment In Your State?

Washington: 80 Hours - TWICE as much a Full Time
Oregon: 71 Hours
California: 130 Hours
Idaho: 71 Hours
Nevada: 92 Hours
Utah: 77 Hours
Arizona: 85 Hours


New Hampshire: 106 Hours -

Connecticut: 114 Hours


NEW YORK: 136 HOURS

MARYLAND: 137 HOURS

NEW JERSEY: 138 HOURS - 98 HOURS over FULL TIME


What part of this are you Teabilly NOT getting?!

Are you brainwashed or just dumb?!
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 18834326


Hey, asshat. Entry level jobs paying minimum wage were never expected to support an independent adult or a family. They used to be filed with high school and college kids who were still living at home, basically unskilled labor. If someone is 30, 40, 50 years old and still unskilled, that's their own fault and not the fault of their employer. They deserve whatever living hell they get.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 33931923


I know people who've worked in textiles and furniture their entire lives--we're talking 30-40 years. YOU try getting a job in a depressed economy with such a specialized skill-set when the only jobs available pay minimum with the "opportunity" to advance up to an additional $.25 and hour every other year.

It's how capitalism works, fucker. Employers run their business to retain the most profit for themselves, and if they can get the same output from $7.25/hr. from a 16-year old as they can from a 45-year old with three kids to support, who the hell do you think they're going to hire? Just because you come up with some witty retort on the interwebz doesn't give you the moral high ground.
 Quoting: skeptic 8198777


Well it all boils down to the question "what is the purpose of a business"? Easy answer - to make money for the owner. Not to create jobs, not to benefit the community, not to sell something. THE PURPOSE OF A BUSINESS, fucknut, IS TO MAKE MONEY FOR THE OWNERSHIP. That goes from a kid's lemonade stand to a multi-national corporation. Its too bad that you've lived such a sheltered life that no one has ever apparently pulled you aside and told you that. If the employee doesn't like the wage, they are free to leave. If enough employees leave, the business will have to increase wages to entice people to come back to work there. If a competitor business want to hire good employees away, they offer better wages. If you don't like either business, then get out and open your own and compete with them. That's how it works, drone.
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Adjusted for inflation from 1960 til now minimum wage should be $16/hr.


So what was good for teenagers in 1960 is good as a minimum wage today.

So yes you are correct. But it doesn't change a thing.



I seem to see countries that are raising their wages have higher growth.

Australia, Canada, China.


And countries that have stagnant wages having stagnant growth.

United States, United Kingdom, Germany

And countries that have shrinking wages in recession.

Portugal, Spain, Greece.


Any way you slice it. I'm right.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 3987337


LOL, what's the minimum wage in China?
 Quoting: BRIEF


Funny you didn't mention the other two Brief.

Australia $16+ per hour.
Canada $9.75-$10.30

Both of which are higher than our $7.25/hr and both of which currencies are higher than ours.

So again why does that work for them but not the US?

The answer is that inflation isn't immediate.

There is a lag in the increase in money and the inflation that follows. During that time people can buy more stuff.

So again. Why is every country on the planet with a growing economy raising their wages?

You can't answer that because it proves you wrong.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 3987337


Whats the cost of living in Canada and Australia compared to where you live?
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1456476


Me? I live in NYC and I do not make minimum wage. But I would venture to say that NYC is on par with the cost of living in most Australian Cities and slightly higher than Most Canadian cities. Plus we have to buy health insurance and they don't. So if anything our minimum wage should be even higher than theirs.
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what a load of hypocricisy

I like the people who keep saying that is your foult if you get a minum wage.

is like telling to all those people that provide important basic services which paycheck is kept low by the market that they should not be intitled to have a home, or eat etc


Why people like Brief don't go around and tells simply to the cleaners, waiters etc that they just think they are sub-humans. Obviously sub-humans wich cheapness they can profit every day
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32020839


Just curious what important basic services are you talking about that make minimum wage?
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1456476


those who supply cheap basic services for everyone for their everyday life

what you think that the market job is composed only by rocket scientits?
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32020839


Important basic services would be Police, Fire, EMC, ect... Non of which make minimum wage. Minimum wage earners are your cashiers, fast food workers, or secertaries which would not be considered important basic services in my opinion.
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what a load of hypocricisy

I like the people who keep saying that is your foult if you get a minum wage.

is like telling to all those people that provide important basic services which paycheck is kept low by the market that they should not be intitled to have a home, or eat etc


Why people like Brief don't go around and tells simply to the cleaners, waiters etc that they just think they are sub-humans. Obviously sub-humans wich cheapness they can profit every day
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 32020839


The subhumans draw welfare, those that actually work have some integrity...
 Quoting: BRIEF


Wait, I though you said you had a job?
 Quoting: skeptic 8198777


I own several businesses, why?
 Quoting: BRIEF


Because you have no integrity. You didn't get that?
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[link to www.upworthy.com]

How Many Minimum Wage Hours Does It Take To Afford A Two-Bedroom Apartment In Your State?

Washington: 80 Hours - TWICE as much a Full Time
Oregon: 71 Hours
California: 130 Hours
Idaho: 71 Hours
Nevada: 92 Hours
Utah: 77 Hours
Arizona: 85 Hours


New Hampshire: 106 Hours -

Connecticut: 114 Hours


NEW YORK: 136 HOURS

MARYLAND: 137 HOURS

NEW JERSEY: 138 HOURS - 98 HOURS over FULL TIME


What part of this are you Teabilly NOT getting?!

Are you brainwashed or just dumb?!
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 18834326


Hey, asshat. Entry level jobs paying minimum wage were never expected to support an independent adult or a family. They used to be filed with high school and college kids who were still living at home, basically unskilled labor. If someone is 30, 40, 50 years old and still unskilled, that's their own fault and not the fault of their employer. They deserve whatever living hell they get.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 33931923


I know people who've worked in textiles and furniture their entire lives--we're talking 30-40 years. YOU try getting a job in a depressed economy with such a specialized skill-set when the only jobs available pay minimum with the "opportunity" to advance up to an additional $.25 and hour every other year.

It's how capitalism works, fucker. Employers run their business to retain the most profit for themselves, and if they can get the same output from $7.25/hr. from a 16-year old as they can from a 45-year old with three kids to support, who the hell do you think they're going to hire? Just because you come up with some witty retort on the interwebz doesn't give you the moral high ground.
 Quoting: skeptic 8198777


Well it all boils down to the question "what is the purpose of a business"? Easy answer - to make money for the owner. Not to create jobs, not to benefit the community, not to sell something. THE PURPOSE OF A BUSINESS, fucknut, IS TO MAKE MONEY FOR THE OWNERSHIP. That goes from a kid's lemonade stand to a multi-national corporation. Its too bad that you've lived such a sheltered life that no one has ever apparently pulled you aside and told you that. If the employee doesn't like the wage, they are free to leave. If enough employees leave, the business will have to increase wages to entice people to come back to work there. If a competitor business want to hire good employees away, they offer better wages. If you don't like either business, then get out and open your own and compete with them. That's how it works, drone.
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Yes exactly. And that's why every so fucking often you have to force them to pay more.
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Minimum wage is just a starting point for teenagers and people just entering the workforce or the retired as a hobby, it is NOT designed as a career choice.
 Quoting: BRIEF


Adjusted for inflation from 1960 til now minimum wage should be $16/hr.


So what was good for teenagers in 1960 is good as a minimum wage today.

So yes you are correct. But it doesn't change a thing.



I seem to see countries that are raising their wages have higher growth.

Australia, Canada, China.


And countries that have stagnant wages having stagnant growth.

United States, United Kingdom, Germany

And countries that have shrinking wages in recession.

Portugal, Spain, Greece.


Any way you slice it. I'm right.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 3987337


LOL, what's the minimum wage in China?
 Quoting: BRIEF


Funny you didn't mention the other two Brief.

Australia $16+ per hour.
Canada $9.75-$10.30

Both of which are higher than our $7.25/hr and both of which currencies are higher than ours.

So again why does that work for them but not the US?

The answer is that inflation isn't immediate.

There is a lag in the increase in money and the inflation that follows. During that time people can buy more stuff.

So again. Why is every country on the planet with a growing economy raising their wages?

You can't answer that because it proves you wrong.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 3987337


The cost of living is higher there too...the overall effect of the raise is bad for the economy because it creates inflation, but the temporary gain catches up in 6-12 months and is not worth the price because it solves nothing but creates more problems...

Learn about the law of unintended consequences and then teach Obama about it...



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Oh and the retards, minimum wage is also for tards...
 Quoting: BRIEF


You're always posting during the work-day...

Why do I have a funny feeling you're collecting SSI, disability, or some sort of a "Oh I injured my self..." and live on a fixed income?
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 22811234


All of the ~monsters are on the Government dole; they just want it all for themselves, and they KNOW the country is bankrupt and has been for quite some time... LAZY, DISHONEST.
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Oh and the retards, minimum wage is also for tards...
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You're always posting during the work-day...

Why do I have a funny feeling you're collecting SSI, disability, or some sort of a "Oh I injured my self..." and live on a fixed income?
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Cause I'm the boss grinning
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LOL, what's the minimum wage in China?
 Quoting: BRIEF


Funny you didn't mention the other two Brief.

Australia $16+ per hour.
Canada $9.75-$10.30

Both of which are higher than our $7.25/hr and both of which currencies are higher than ours.

So again why does that work for them but not the US?

The answer is that inflation isn't immediate.

There is a lag in the increase in money and the inflation that follows. During that time people can buy more stuff.

So again. Why is every country on the planet with a growing economy raising their wages?

You can't answer that because it proves you wrong.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 3987337


Whats the cost of living in Canada and Australia compared to where you live?
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1456476


Me? I live in NYC and I do not make minimum wage. But I would venture to say that NYC is on par with the cost of living in most Australian Cities and slightly higher than Most Canadian cities. Plus we have to buy health insurance and they don't. So if anything our minimum wage should be even higher than theirs.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 3987337


[link to www.bls.gov]

Looks to me like the average wage for New York is well above minimum wage.
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Get a roommate.

Try to look for one who is worth more than minimum wage. Maybe you could learn something from them.
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what i learned from roommates is dont get a roomate
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Or get trained for something where you are making more than minimum wage and you can afford to live by yourself.
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Minimum wage is just a starting point for teenagers and people just entering the workforce or the retired as a hobby, it is NOT designed as a career choice.
 Quoting: BRIEF


And if it is then said person better get roommates or just live at home.

Where do people get that they are owed anything?

There should be no minimum wage. Let the employer set the amount and then a person can decide if they want to work for them or not.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 1550123


I moved out after graduation at 17 with a pile of cash that I had saved from working all kinds of odd jobs and the last two years as an apprentice...money has never been a problem for me because I'm intelligent, but those that are dumb or just lazy get the default minimum wage.
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"Where do PEOPLE get that they are owed anything?"

Where do CORPORATIONS and BUREAUCRATS get that they are owed anything?
 Quoting: Daughter of the Revolution 2636202


Public education and college professors that brainwash them to the communist agenda.
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Hey, asshat. Entry level jobs paying minimum wage were never expected to support an independent adult or a family. They used to be filed with high school and college kids who were still living at home, basically unskilled labor. If someone is 30, 40, 50 years old and still unskilled, that's their own fault and not the fault of their employer. They deserve whatever living hell they get.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 33931923


I know people who've worked in textiles and furniture their entire lives--we're talking 30-40 years. YOU try getting a job in a depressed economy with such a specialized skill-set when the only jobs available pay minimum with the "opportunity" to advance up to an additional $.25 and hour every other year.

It's how capitalism works, fucker. Employers run their business to retain the most profit for themselves, and if they can get the same output from $7.25/hr. from a 16-year old as they can from a 45-year old with three kids to support, who the hell do you think they're going to hire? Just because you come up with some witty retort on the interwebz doesn't give you the moral high ground.
 Quoting: skeptic 8198777


Well it all boils down to the question "what is the purpose of a business"? Easy answer - to make money for the owner. Not to create jobs, not to benefit the community, not to sell something. THE PURPOSE OF A BUSINESS, fucknut, IS TO MAKE MONEY FOR THE OWNERSHIP. That goes from a kid's lemonade stand to a multi-national corporation. Its too bad that you've lived such a sheltered life that no one has ever apparently pulled you aside and told you that. If the employee doesn't like the wage, they are free to leave. If enough employees leave, the business will have to increase wages to entice people to come back to work there. If a competitor business want to hire good employees away, they offer better wages. If you don't like either business, then get out and open your own and compete with them. That's how it works, drone.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 33931923


Yes exactly. And that's why every so fucking often you have to force them to pay more.
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 3987337


Who the fuck are you to force them to do anything? Its THEIR business, not YOURS. The market dictates what the pay for employees, not you and not the fucking government. At least in a free county thats supposed to be how it works.
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Get a roommate.

Try to look for one who is worth more than minimum wage. Maybe you could learn something from them.
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what i learned from roommates is dont get a roomate
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 28877344




I agree, although sometimes financial or other restrictions require you to have one.

If you can at all AVOID it, of course, do.

If you CAN'T, and absolutely MUST get a roommate, DO NOT ROOM WITH A BEST FRIEND, unless you've already lived together. I've seen more friendships torn apart by becoming roommates than anything else, except maybe money.
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Draw up a roommate agreement.
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02/14/2013 03:26 PM

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Re: How Many MINIMUM WAGE Hours Does it Take to Afford an Apartment in Your State?
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The subhumans draw welfare, those that actually work have some integrity...
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Wait, I though you said you had a job?
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I own several businesses, why?
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Because you have no integrity. You didn't get that?
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How do you get that I have no integrity, are you stupid? serious question.
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02/14/2013 03:27 PM
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Re: How Many MINIMUM WAGE Hours Does it Take to Afford an Apartment in Your State?
From his snappy comebacks pretty easy to see why the Op is probably not employed or stuck making minimum wage.. How is that Occupy movement working you there for you OP

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02/14/2013 03:28 PM
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Re: How Many MINIMUM WAGE Hours Does it Take to Afford an Apartment in Your State?
lol, you earn minimum wage you live in minimum conditions.

it may take several hundred hours to live in a nice apartment in the suburbs, but YOU'RE FUCKING RETARDED IF YOU ATTEMPT TO DO SO.

You make shit, live like it. people need to realize they aren't entitled to an apartment at the nicest and newest lofts downtown when they flip a goddamn burger.



as a country, our expectations are not justified by reality.
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Re: How Many MINIMUM WAGE Hours Does it Take to Afford an Apartment in Your State?
Central Nebraska here..

45 hours for a 1 bdr apt.

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