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Last ooorders!… We’re sorry but for now, due to resources, we need to close the Money Savers Arms including Discussion Time.

It’s not easy to write this. We love the forum, but we also have a job to do to protect it, our users and MoneySavingExpert, and at the moment, with all our resources focused on Coronavirus information, and all the team at home, we don’t feel we have the resources to do a good enough job.

For four months, we’ve been struggling to cope with the huge volumes of messages we’ve been getting from Forumites – many of whom are in desperate and dire straits with their finances. The team have been working all hours to try and keep on top of it. At first we thought it’d be a short sharp spike, but it isn’t, it’s continuing, so we have had some difficult choices to make about prioritisation.

Unfortunately in, and likely because of, these stressful times, the Forum team have also been receiving an increasing number of complaints about posts made on the Money Savers Arms and Discussion Time. The team have done what they can to try and walk the tightrope of balancing all the various interests, but for now we need to draw a line under this and temporarily close this Board, so we can keep the key, MoneySaving boards – where people are supporting each other through this crisis - running smoothly.

We know this board is important to you, but as the MSE stance has been forbearance throughout this crisis, now we ask that of you. We’re sorry. Of course you can post on other boards, but we’d ask you to stick to the subjects of those boards, and not use them as a surrogate Money Savers Arms or Discussion Time. And as always please be kind and friendly to each other, especially any newbies.

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Martins Football Poser

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Funny Money
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MSE_MartinMSE_Martin MoneySaving Expert
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edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Funny Money
MARTIN’S MONEY FOOTBALL POSER:

Could a team have won two matches and not qualified to the quarter finals? Answers here
Martin Lewis, Money Saving Expert.
Please note, answers don't constitute financial advice, it is based on generalised journalistic research. Always ensure any decision is made with regards to your own individual circumstance.
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  • robnyerobnye Forumite
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    MARTIN’S MONEY FOOTBALL POSER:

    Could a team have won two matches and not qualified to the quarter finals? Answers here

    yes,

    team a beats team b (1:0) & c(2:0)
    team b beats team c(1:0) & d(2:0)
    team c loses to all
    team d beats team a(1:0) & c(1:0)

    teams a and b have better goal difference than team d
    smile --- it makes people wonder what you are up to.... ;) :cool:
  • DiggingOutDiggingOut Forumite
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    Could a team lose one game, draw two, and still qualify?

    If Holland had drawn yesterday, it would have happened.
    I have five stars! This doesn't mean that I know anything about any of the things I post. I could be a raving lunatic, or a brilliant genius, or just some guy on the internet. In fact, I could be all three at the same time.

    If anything I say makes sense, then do it. If not, don't. Don't blame me or my stars if you do something stupid because I suggested it. I'm responsible for my own stupidity only. You are responsible for yours.

    Why, I don't even have five stars anymore! Aren't you glad you aren't responsible for my stupidity?
  • what i want to know is, what would happen if they all drew
  • robnyerobnye Forumite
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    yep thats it in a nutshell.... it s the coefficient bit i like.... not

    i thought coefficient was the partner to some who is efficient.... ha ha ;D
    smile --- it makes people wonder what you are up to.... ;) :cool:
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