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Oct 22, 2014 - 3:14 PM - by Oscar Namechange
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Nothing raises my hackles as much as this.

I had another Instance tonight where I Informed a supermarket Cashier who I had never seen In my life before ' I am not, never have been nor will ever, be, ' your lovely'.

I was raised to be polite to strangers. Unless they ask me to call them by their first name, I'll call a plod ' Officer'. I call men and women Sir or Madam If I have never met them before and even If I know people In my street, I still offer Mrs or Mr.... [Read More]
    4 Replies | 97 Views

Spelling Test

Oct 22, 2014 - 8:19 AM - by Oscar Namechange
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Quizfreak - How Would You Do In A Middle School Spelling Bee?

I'm actually shocked that I got 13/13...
    7 Replies | 94 Views

some paedophiles to escape prosecution.. the AA grumpy column

Oct 21, 2014 - 11:37 AM - by AA grumpy
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hello again and its eyes down for another AA grumpy column
following on from sundays shock revalation heres another story to tell

Some paedophiles with images of child abuse will escape prosecution, the head of the National Crime Agency has said.
Keith Bristow said expecting all the estimated 50,000 people in the UK who have accessed abuse images to be brought to justice was “not realistic”.
He said police would have to focus on those who posed most risk.
... [Read More]
    4 Replies | 164 Views

World (Over)Population

Oct 21, 2014 - 12:47 AM - by Mark Aspam
MANY years ago, perhaps 25 or 30, I read the following statistic: "Out of every TWENTY people who have EVER lived, one is alive today."

This seems unbelievable at first glance, but given statistics of the growth of world population, and following those stats in reverse, I do not doubt that it was true at that time.

Now, my question is this: Does anyone know what the current stats are in this regard?

Now 1 out of 18, 15, ???
    8 Replies | 105 Views

Why China can but US can't?

Oct 20, 2014 - 4:09 PM - by katsung47
Why China can but US can't?

China sends Ebola drug to Africa, eyes clinical trials
By Adam Jourdan October 16, 2014

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A Chinese drugmaker with military ties has sent an experimental Ebola drug to Africa for use by Chinese aid workers and is planning clinical trials there to combat the
... [Read More]
    10 Replies | 212 Views

Facebook blocked me from joining and posting to groups

Oct 20, 2014 - 2:27 PM - by jashley
Facebook blocked me from joining groups for 30 days but its been 30 days and two weeks and I am still getting the message saying I am blocked.

I am having problems joining and postingto groups on Facebook . I was blocked from joining for 30 days and it has beenmore than a month and I am stillunable to join groups or post. Why is this? I thought I should have beenunblocked by now. Also, when I log in Ikeep getting asked to verify my identity and when I do this it says you... [Read More]
    5 Replies | 196 Views

Sierra Leone

Oct 20, 2014 - 2:24 PM - by theia
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I was just watching a very sad report on the news about a little 3 year old girl who was a suspected Ebola victim. The other families in the village are now concerned about their children who played with the little girl. It made me realise what these families are going through, it's so tragic.
    19 Replies | 298 Views

Déj* vu,

Oct 20, 2014 - 1:33 PM - by Oscar Namechange
    7 Replies | 100 Views

Bill Oddie

Oct 20, 2014 - 10:53 AM - by Oscar Namechange
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Bill Oddie says large British families need to be 'contained' - Telegraph

Is he right or wrong ? Or just plain barking mad ?
    26 Replies | 243 Views

No-one ever told them they were different.

Oct 20, 2014 - 10:44 AM - by Oscar Namechange
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This Is Leo the African Lion, Baloo the Black Bear, and Shere Khan the Bengal Tiger. The threesome were rescued as babies from the basement of an Atlanta drug dealer’s home when It was raided by authorities. They were starving, traumatized, and had bacterial Infections. Since then, they were brought to Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary …Where they’ve lived in the same habitat together for 13 years. The only time the three were separated was when Baloo was sent to surgery. The two cats were... [Read More]
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    4 Replies | 120 Views

RIP Lynda Bellingham

Oct 20, 2014 - 12:40 AM - by theia
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Our "Oxo" mum
    6 Replies | 152 Views

And along comes yet another political party

Oct 19, 2014 - 2:38 PM - by Bruv
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The Patriotic Socialist Party

And a UKIP defection too.....HERE

Bet Farage is worried.
    8 Replies | 148 Views

Helping Wildlife

Oct 19, 2014 - 2:17 PM - by Oscar Namechange
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Seeing this picture, gave me an excuse to use up those chewed tennis balls discarded by the dogs.

We have a very small area we deliberately let overgrow, to encourage wildlife and over the years, we've built up quite an eco system.

Very simple and cheap methids can attract so much wildlife to the garden.
Broken branches and logs picked up on walks stacked In a corner or even random encourage Insects to breed which In turn encourages Insect eating birds.... [Read More]
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    4 Replies | 117 Views

TV and Radio look back

Oct 19, 2014 - 12:18 PM - by Bruv
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Find out what was on when you were born, back in the black and white world.

BBC TV and Radio
    12 Replies | 174 Views

disabled not worth the minimum wage according to lord fraud ..the AA grumpy column

Oct 19, 2014 - 5:08 AM - by AA grumpy
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good afternoon from from grumpy towers and welcome to another platefull of sweet and sour grumpy.
i was going to post this shocking revelation last night but i decided to hold it over for todays column.

just when you think the Tories couldn't be more heartless Tory minister Lord Freud shows they can.
The PM’s welfare adviser argued disabled people are “not worth” the minimum wage.
The Welfare Reform Minister later said he was “profoundly sorry” as he... [Read More]
    47 Replies | 784 Views


Oct 18, 2014 - 4:00 PM - by FourPart
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Following ongoing problems with Wilson Energy, who are the contractors for managing payments for heating in these tower blocks ever since the refurbishments, I emailed the Council, Wilson Energy & my Councillor about an hour ago (23:00).

A few minutes later I received a reply from my Councillor, which I expected to simply be an automated reply confirming receipt. But no, it was a personal response saying that he'd make some enquiries & asking my permission to forward the... [Read More]
    0 Replies | 117 Views

I Stand with Police Officer Darren Wilson

Oct 18, 2014 - 12:44 PM - by tude dog
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Anyone remember the riots? 2014 Ferguson unrest?

Not suprisingly once again we are seeing the sacrafice of an accused man to satiisfy mobs in exchange for votes and and some sense of racial revenge.

I held my... [Read More]
    15 Replies | 260 Views


Oct 18, 2014 - 3:55 AM - by FourPart
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I suppose I must be honoured.

So far there are 2 sets of keys to our office. One of which is held by the Line Manager. However, as both the Line Manager & the usual Key Holder are going to be putting on a presentation at a local Jobs Fair on Monday, I've been given the responsibility of opening everything up on Monday.

What with the keys to my desk, my computer, the confidential documents cupboard, the office keys (including the window keys), my home key &... [Read More]
    2 Replies | 148 Views

Well Done Nat West Bank

Oct 17, 2014 - 8:29 AM - by Oscar Namechange
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To cut a long story short... the elderly friend we moved from London to Bath.

She has just one child, a daughter. All other living relatives are no more Including her husband.

A year ago, a tattoo'd **** witt with previous convictions for fraud met her daughter on the Internet and they married very quickly after. Her daughter has severe learning difficulties and needs protecting herself.

When we moved the old lady down, she gave her daughter £120,000 from... [Read More]
    18 Replies | 683 Views

Loads of people are blocking me on Facebook

Oct 16, 2014 - 2:22 PM - by jashley
I am so upset, I keep having tons of people block me on Facebook and I don't know why!! Its all these people from my church group and this other church group I go to and its like all of them hate me and are talking about me and are blocking me and I don't know why
    6 Replies | 256 Views

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