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Old 06-07-2013, 11:30 AM   #1
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Get over yourself, your Highness!

A Saudi prince is suing Forbes magazine for libel after (he alleges) they underestimated his NW by $9.6 billion and only ranked him #26 on the Forbes World Billionaires List.

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Who the hell cares?

Puts the "my NW is bigger than yours" threads into perspective!

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Old 06-07-2013, 11:36 AM   #2
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I'll bet Forbes didn't include the value of his home(s) in their calculation...
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Nothing annoys me more than when Forbes underestimates my net worth by several billion. It just ruins the rest of my day.
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Old 06-07-2013, 12:53 PM   #4
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Nothing annoys me more than when Forbes underestimates my net worth by several billion. It just ruins the rest of my day.
Wouldn't complain if my nw had a b handle...
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Little man's syndrome !
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I'll bet Forbes didn't include the value of his home(s) in their calculation...
Or pension. COLA'd?

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......and no income tax in KSA (yet)!
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Wouldn't complain if my nw had a b handle...
I wouldn't complain if mine had an m handle......

Poor little prince. He's practically destitute.
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If by some miracle this gets through the British court system and the Prince prevails, I predict/hope the courts will give his Highness one quid, and they pay it in pence.
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Old 06-07-2013, 10:35 PM   #10
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According to the article, his private Boeing 747 is equipped with a throne. Heck, my house is equipped with TWO thrones. Well actually, one and three-quarters according to the county assessor.
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That whine qualifies the prince as a pompous a$$.
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Oh man, I was in a great mood until I heard about this! I'm devastated and just feel so sorry about how he was insulted like that. What is this world coming to?
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"Yeah, and deep too."
Lines from the original 'Game of Thrones'?
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The old comic book Scrooge McDuck comes to mind.
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If I were Forbes' I'd omit him from the list next time around.
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