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post #20 of (permalink) Old 08-15-2019, 06:54 PM
Persephone The Dread
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I've seen some people describe it as an idiot's tax but I guess the fact that it's mostly poor people who buy tickets is even more insidious then that (and it is, in most countries, sadly out of desperation.)

There was a program on recently about one of the Spice Girl's daughters who went back to her mum's house in England in a working class area which is now a student area. I noticed her mum (the spice girl's mum I mean, she was also on the show,) invested tons into her daughters and it's true that they'll often try and pool their resources into trying to make their children famous via music/entertainment or football because that's more realistic than them working their way up any other ladder.. High risk/reward though.

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