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Old 04-21-2016, 01:03 PM   #21
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60. Interesting but not sure what it means as the paths to the same score can be quite different.
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26!

Darn. All that RV'in in the US did not help much to thin out the bubble.
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I proudly scored a whopping bubbly 10, pretty much what I scored when I took this in late 2014. It would have been worse except that I happened to ride an interstate bus more than 50 miles 2 summers ago.
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61. Fridge is stocked with cheap wine instead of beer.
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I got a 33, hubby got a 37, even though he is more highly educated than I am.and his parents came out of the middle class and mine grew up poor.
His score reflected his love of action movies?
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76 I don't think I am a red neck?
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Old 04-21-2016, 02:55 PM   #29
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Heavens, I scored a 14! Remarkable given that one of my grandfathers died never having learned to speak English. Probably relates to having lived all of my adult years in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Studies have shown people who live in major metropolitan areas can acquire on average up to three times more wealth than elsewhere.

I have never thought of myself as upper-middle class, although my salary when working, even in this higher COL area, may have qualified me as such under some definitions. I'm certainly not at all interested in anything considered "upper-middle class". OTOH, a friend and I have discussed that where we live is not at all representative of the rest of the country. This can be quite good and it can also be quite bad.
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11–80: A first-generation upper-middle-class person with middle-class parents. Typical: 33.
It was likely the habits (no alcohol and mostly go to cheap Chinese restaurants instead of popular chains) and pop-culture stuff that got me. Honestly though, in terms of poverty, living in the US is like living in a bubble. Even back when we first immigrated and had income that's considered below the poverty line, quality of life was better than what we had as middle class in the Philippines.

That said, what qualifies as upper middle class anyway? Given high COL in LA, I would've put myself in the middle class but not upper.
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I could have done better but hate beer.
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I guess I must have been close to being a certified redneck, but quitting drinking beer spared me, however, I still like driving visits to southern Arkansas once in a while.
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A 28 for me.
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51 for me. Grew up upper middle class.... lived in a number of dodgy areas after college because i'm frugal.... currently LBYM upper middle class lifestyle.... and yes, I own a truck and fish.
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I could have done better but hate beer.

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11, probably good I do not live there anymore.
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I got a 28. I think not drinking beer (wine instead) and not watching much TV lowered my score despite having owned two pickup trucks and worn a uniform at work.
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42? Grew up in a middle class area in the SW Houston suburbs and lived in Texas most of my life so the beer, hunting, fishing, pickup truck all "helped". Most of my friends growing up were huge rednecks.

I've never heard of most of those restuarants/chains or TV shows though.

I must have moved "up" (or down) a notch. I guess my parents are proud
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Could some of you fellows please direct me to the Polo Club ?


I was to meet Biff and Penelope there.
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I still can't figure out how time... "ever", "Three years" and number of times work into this. Answering honestly, and taking the "test" twice, my scores were 5 and 52.

Did I ever?... Purchase an Avon Product? Yup... probably back in 1947 when my aunt Winnie sold Avon for a few weeks, and I bought shampoo for my mom on mothers day.

three years ago, we went to all of the restaurants listed... now, not at all.

Lived for a year in a community under 50,000? For one year where the community was at or below the poverty level. Well yeah.. but I traveled 30 miles to work in the city in the next state, and lived there for a year.

In 80 years, the term "ever" is fraught with nuance.
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