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Offline danrok

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Re: Another Blunder with Tourism
« Reply #15 on: May 03, 2013, 12:37:19 AM »
Treasure Island!

We would probably see more visitors if we shut down Tourism completely, bought gold bars with the millions spent each year, and then hid that gold in Jersey for people to find and keep.


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Re: Another Blunder with Tourism
« Reply #16 on: May 03, 2013, 12:49:57 AM »
Treasure Island!

We would probably see more visitors if we shut down Tourism completely, bought gold bars with the millions spent each year, and then hid that gold in Jersey for people to find and keep.

Probably be cheaper too.



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Re: Another Blunder with Tourism
« Reply #17 on: May 03, 2013, 02:54:22 AM »
That's a brilliant idea but of course it wouldn't work in Jersey.Due to the 'Jersey Way' an appropriate relative or business crony would get the nod to where it was hidden.Oh look the winner of Jerseys Gold Bar Treasure hunt is Frank Walker. ;D

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Re: Another Blunder with Tourism
« Reply #18 on: May 03, 2013, 06:16:52 AM »
They could just hide some kind of tokens which could be exchanged for gold, so the finder can be checked out.

It would have to be buried by someone who is trustworthy, such a person must exist somewhere! LOL

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Re: Another Blunder with Tourism
« Reply #19 on: May 05, 2013, 01:21:02 AM »
The great and the good in Jersey don't actually want any Tourist industry - as they make the place look untidy, and some of them might even go up North into the fiefdom of the "nice people". Can't have that - might frighten the horses  ::)

In any event, the glory days of mass Tourism in Jersey can't ever come back (the world has moved on) - but it could become more important than it has been over the last 20 years. Probably take Jersey 15 years (as Finance ever more withers on the vine) to adjust to the new economic reality (less GDP meaning less population and less "nice" things) that nothing can ever replace finance economically - not even oil! - and that just like the stereotypical benefit claimant at the Social Jersey will not be in a position of being able to pick and choose how it makes the money to do the dull stuff like keep the lights on and the hospital open.
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