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Post by Stephen » 29 Jun 2016, 15:30

I see Corbyn is under more pressure. Yes, he is no leader but I do feel a bit sorry for the bloke with all the pressure he's under at the moment.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news

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Post by qbman1 » 29 Jun 2016, 15:33

If he was any good at his job, he wouldn't find himself where he is now !

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Post by Stephen » 29 Jun 2016, 15:36

Fair point. But I still feel sorry for the man.

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Post by Stephen » 29 Jun 2016, 15:47

Just a little light humour on the subject. :D

WARNING, contains strong language

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/b ... edition=uk

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Post by qbman1 » 29 Jun 2016, 16:12

Since we're talking current affairs, is Tom Hiddleston still seeing to Taylor Swift ?

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Post by Onelife » 29 Jun 2016, 16:21

Stephen wrote:I see Corbyn is under more pressure. Yes, he is no leader but I do feel a bit sorry for the bloke with all the pressure he's under at the moment.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news

Stephen.... Corbyn will leave office with his integrity intact which is more than can be said for a lot of politicians :thumbup:

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Post by qbman1 » 29 Jun 2016, 16:29

But I doubt his suit will be intact - the man seems to dress in rags !

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Post by Stephen » 29 Jun 2016, 17:03

qbman1 wrote:Since we're talking current affairs, is Tom Hiddleston still seeing to Taylor Swift ?

Looks like it.

http://www.popsugar.co.uk/celebrity/Tay ... o-41801653

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Post by oldbluefox » 29 Jun 2016, 20:48

Does this qualify for current affairs?
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Post by screwy » 29 Jun 2016, 23:22

is it just me or does Hitler look like Alex Salmond in that vid...
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Post by qbman1 » 30 Jun 2016, 09:37

oldbluefox wrote:Does this qualify for current affairs?
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Not really, I reckon that's off topic. Should be on the Euro 2016 thread.

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Post by qbman1 » 30 Jun 2016, 14:03

Labour latest:

"Angela Eagle will not be announcing her leadership challenge to Jeremy Corbyn today"

I see they are trying to mobilise the "Millibandwagon" now !!

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Post by Stephen » 30 Jun 2016, 14:18

Which one. My money would be on David if he felt like taking up the batton

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Post by qbman1 » 30 Jun 2016, 14:21

Their mum, I think !


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Post by Frank Manning » 30 Jun 2016, 15:48

Stephen wrote:Which one. My money would be on David if he felt like taking up the batton
But they would have to get him to agree, and find him a safe Labour seat.

Will Angela Merkel be the next German Chancellor, or has her immigration policy been a step to far for the German people?

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Frank Manning wrote:
Stephen wrote:Which one. My money would be on David if he felt like taking up the batton
But they would have to get him to agree, and find him a safe Labour seat.

Will Angela Merkel be the next German Chancellor, or has her immigration policy been a step to far for the German people?

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Post by Stephen » 30 Jun 2016, 17:16

Gove sounds like he's had some elocution lessons and a visit to the make up room.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-36677908

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Post by towny44 » 30 Jun 2016, 21:15

I thought from the title that this thread was going to be about Cubie's relationship with Blod, not some political clap trap.

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Post by Jan Rosser » 30 Jun 2016, 23:22

towny44 wrote:I thought from the title that this thread was going to be about Cubie's relationship with Blod, not some political clap trap.

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Post by qbman1 » 01 Jul 2016, 10:27

Stephen wrote:Gove sounds like he's had some elocution lessons and a visit to the make up room.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-36677908
Mrs C thinks he always looks like he has just spit out his dummy !!

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Post by qbman1 » 01 Jul 2016, 10:28

towny44 wrote:I thought from the title that this thread was going to be about Cubie's relationship with Blod, not some political clap trap.

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Post by qbman1 » 01 Jul 2016, 10:30

Jan Rosser wrote:
towny44 wrote:I thought from the title that this thread was going to be about Cubie's relationship with Blod, not some political clap trap.

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Post by anniec » 02 Jul 2016, 13:46

Heehee:

The worship of Jeremy Corbyn has been recognised as Britain’s fastest-growing religion according to latest census data.
Corbyn, or ‘J.C.’ as he has come to be known, promises followers a simple moral purity divorced from the real world which many find an attractive solace in difficult times :lol:

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Post by qbman1 » 05 Jul 2016, 12:06

That's what you get when you let Johnny Foreigner in !

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Post by qbman1 » 07 Jul 2016, 14:32

Still hasn't done his garden, I see !!
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Post by Dark Knight » 07 Jul 2016, 14:41

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Post by qbman1 » 07 Jul 2016, 14:44

I thought you meant Tulisa for a minute - now, if we're talking affairs.....!

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Post by Stephen » 07 Jul 2016, 14:46

qbman1 wrote:Still hasn't done his garden, I see !!

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Nice roses though.

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Post by qbman1 » 07 Jul 2016, 14:52

They should have been pruned in February/March - he would have got a far better show !!


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Post by anniec » 07 Jul 2016, 14:57

qbman1 wrote:Still hasn't done his garden, I see !!

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He's either tied back or beheaded the yellow rose - last week he had to bend himself in half to get under it, but noticed a couple of days ago he could emerge from his front door almost upright.

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Post by qbman1 » 07 Jul 2016, 15:02

Have you named them yet ?


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Post by anniec » 07 Jul 2016, 15:22

qbman1 wrote:Have you named them yet ?
Yes, but (for the second time today) I'd get banned if I told you what they are. :lol:

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Post by qbman1 » 07 Jul 2016, 15:26

I once worked with a girl who had a cat called Mazola (cooking fat !!) and a dog called Harpic (clean round the bend)

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Post by Stephen » 14 Jul 2016, 10:58

Gove gone..........what a shame. Mrs May could have made him minister of knives and put him in charge of the steel crisis :sarcasm:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-36790710

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Post by oldbluefox » 14 Jul 2016, 11:22

anniec wrote:
qbman1 wrote:Have you named them yet ?
Yes, but (for the second time today) I'd get banned if I told you what they are. :lol:
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Post by qbman1 » 14 Jul 2016, 11:54

oldbluefox wrote:
anniec wrote:
qbman1 wrote:Have you named them yet ?
Yes, but (for the second time today) I'd get banned if I told you what they are. :lol:
Go on!! I've not done a banning yet and the others are having a whip round. Kinky lot!!! :lol:
Ooo-er. I posted this earlier, but is it the Smurfmeister and Moby in drag ?
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Post by Stephen » 14 Jul 2016, 15:14

Which is which though

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Post by qbman1 » 14 Jul 2016, 15:16

That's definitely Moby's legs !

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Post by Stephen » 15 Jul 2016, 07:34

Nice attack: Dozens killed during Bastille Day celebrations.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-36800730

My heart goes out to the people of Nice.


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Post by Frank Manning » 15 Jul 2016, 08:52

The people of France generally Stephen. My cousin was in Nice, but is safe and well. Now I hear there is a problem in Belgium. It's time we got tough with these lunatics, and reintroduced a death penalty for treasonable acts, including preparation, planning or assistance in treasonable acts.

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Post by Stephen » 15 Jul 2016, 09:13

Frank Manning wrote:The people of France generally Stephen. My cousin was in Nice, but is safe and well. Now I hear there is a problem in Belgium. It's time we got tough with these lunatics, and reintroduced a death penalty for treasonable acts, including preparation, planning or assistance in treasonable acts.
I agree Frank.

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Post by oldbluefox » 15 Jul 2016, 09:43

They are simply cowardly in the extreme targeting innocent people to create as much carnage as they can. I cannot believe how anybody can be attracted to such a brutal, callous and despicable organisation.
It's a sad day for France and for democracy throughout the world.
Apparently though, many extremists are radicalised in prison................................


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Post by CaroleF » 15 Jul 2016, 10:13

We are off to France a week today, staying in a house about 30 mins north of Nice up in the hills. Our family will be joining us there, they are flying into Nice airport while we will be travelling by car from Cherbourg, taking a couple of days to do it. Will these dreadful atrocities make us change our plans - no. I suppose what it may make us think about is going to any of the very, crowded tourist areas. How these single attacks are stopped I have no idea but these fanatics mustn't stop us doing things - which is presumably what they want. How on earth any human being can do what this man did and purposely drive into crowds of people including, apparently many children I can't begin to understand.

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Post by Silver_Shiney » 15 Jul 2016, 10:24

CaroleF wrote:We are off to France a week today, staying in a house about 30 mins north of Nice up in the hills. Our family will be joining us there, they are flying into Nice airport while we will be travelling by car from Cherbourg, taking a couple of days to do it. Will these dreadful atrocities make us change our plans - no. I suppose what it may make us think about is going to any of the very, crowded tourist areas. How these single attacks are stopped I have no idea but these fanatics mustn't stop us doing things - which is presumably what they want. How on earth any human being can do what this man did and purposely drive into crowds of people including, apparently many children I can't begin to understand.

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Post by Frank Manning » 15 Jul 2016, 10:33

Hi OBF are you going to Cherbourg via Poole? Call my mobile if you are.

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Post by oldbluefox » 15 Jul 2016, 11:11

Hi Frank

I'm not but I would.

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Post by Mervyn and Trish » 15 Jul 2016, 11:13

I'm not put off going to France by terrorists. I am put off by their unions who go on strike every third day and cause chaos you're much more likely to be caught up in! Not worth the aggro.

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Post by qbman1 » 15 Jul 2016, 13:18

We just have to carry on living our lives and not let these events, horrible as they are, disrupt us

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