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Forum: Politics Today, 11:20
Replies: 48
Views: 1,203
Posted By Old Man 43
The problem with the extension to Scotland was...

The problem with the extension to Scotland was always going to be the terrain.

So the study may decide that the cost of all the extra tunnels is not worth it.

As for the connection to HS1. It is...
Forum: Soaps Today, 09:57
Replies: 5,683
Views: 975,511
Posted By Old Man 43
Of the teasers in this Metro article:- Read...

Of the teasers in this Metro article:-

Read more: http://metro.co.uk/2015/05/22/coronation-street-spoilers-weve-seen-the-big-fire-episodes-heres-20-sneaky-teasers-5210811/#ixzz3b34BpaCt

These are...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 22:04
Replies: 134
Views: 2,585
Posted By Old Man 43
The OP is either a Troll or someone who is...

The OP is either a Troll or someone who is completely divorced from reality.

It is common for cats to run out from unexpected places without warning and unless you are travelling at 10mph, which is...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 20:58
Replies: 69
Views: 1,466
Posted By Old Man 43
Actually there was a recent EU court of justice...

Actually there was a recent EU court of justice ruling that stated that benefits to EU migrants could be...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 10:53
Replies: 25
Views: 1,231
Posted By Old Man 43
That depends on what their profit margins are at...

That depends on what their profit margins are at the moment.

Yes companies like Jaguar, Rolls Royce etc make large profit margins. However I would expect that the vast majority of those companies...
Forum: Politics 17-05-2015, 12:39
Replies: 96
Views: 3,210
Posted By Old Man 43
Well the Lib Dem's have always supported PR which...

Well the Lib Dem's have always supported PR which would mean that there would always be Coalitions.

So when you voted for the Lib Dem's in 2010 did you not understand what they were saying.
Forum: Soaps 17-05-2015, 12:31
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By Old Man 43
I think that they were trying to create the noise...

I think that they were trying to create the noise of metal straining as the rear part of the tram moved as it did.

Although I think they overdid it.
Forum: Politics 16-05-2015, 18:01
Replies: 403
Views: 7,605
Posted By Old Man 43
My take on this is to wonder why people don't...

My take on this is to wonder why people don't vote in strike ballots.

Are people afraid that the union leadership or the organisation that they work for will find out which way they voted and that...
Forum: Politics 11-05-2015, 20:08
Replies: 96
Views: 3,210
Posted By Old Man 43
That was always their raison d'Ítre.

That was always their raison d'Ítre.
Forum: Politics 10-05-2015, 20:56
Replies: 36
Views: 670
Posted By Old Man 43
Don't be ridiculous.

Don't be ridiculous.
Forum: Politics 10-05-2015, 20:16
Replies: 20
Views: 363
Posted By Old Man 43
The newspapers have always followed by different...

The newspapers have always followed by different set of rules.

No politician is going to take them on because as soon as they try the press will unearth a whole myriad of scandals to do with that...
Forum: Politics 10-05-2015, 20:08
Replies: 20
Views: 363
Posted By Old Man 43
You are kidding aren't you.:o:o:o

You are kidding aren't you.:o:o:o
Forum: Politics 10-05-2015, 20:07
Replies: 20
Views: 363
Posted By Old Man 43
This would require dealing with the Union funding...

This would require dealing with the Union funding of Labour. The only way that I can think of is state funding of political parties. Which many people will not like.




Not possible to do when a...
Forum: Soaps 10-05-2015, 11:49
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By Old Man 43
To be perfectly honest most of the best...

To be perfectly honest most of the best writers/producers/directors are like that.

That is how they operate.

The worst ones are the ones that are always trying to please the fans.

By the way I am...
Forum: Soaps 09-05-2015, 20:26
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By Old Man 43
These two posts sum up the problem that the...

These two posts sum up the problem that the bosses at Corrie have.

On the one hand you have someone who likes the sensationalist stories. However on the other hand you have someone who would prefer...
Forum: Soaps 09-05-2015, 12:17
Replies: 33
Views: 2,302
Posted By Old Man 43
Looking at this spoiler:- Episode 8643:...

Looking at this spoiler:-

Episode 8643: Wednesday 20th May at 7.30pm

Thereís drama on Steveís stag do.
Loved up Maddie and Sophie take the next step.
And will Zeedan take Kalís advice?

I am...
Forum: Politics 07-05-2015, 20:05
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Old Man 43
That might work in a country that has PR as it's...

That might work in a country that has PR as it's voting system. However in a FPTP electoral system the Conservative party needs to attract a broad cross-section of the rightwing vote.

The problem...
Forum: Politics 07-05-2015, 20:00
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Old Man 43
I agree unlike Labour which was seen as to...

I agree unlike Labour which was seen as to leftwing and needed a clause IV moment to prove that they were not too leftwing anymore.

The Conservatives problem is that they are seen by some of their...
Forum: Politics 06-05-2015, 21:26
Replies: 41
Views: 967
Posted By Old Man 43
Well obviously we are not getting as much from...

Well obviously we are not getting as much from tax receipts. Tax receipts do tend to go down during a recession.
Forum: Politics 06-05-2015, 21:12
Replies: 41
Views: 967
Posted By Old Man 43
Inflation

Inflation
Forum: Politics 06-05-2015, 21:11
Replies: 41
Views: 967
Posted By Old Man 43
You are wrong to define the national debt in...

You are wrong to define the national debt in terms of how many pounds it is, has been or is rising by.

This is because that does not take into account inflation.

For example during the 2nd half...
Forum: Politics 05-05-2015, 21:16
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By Old Man 43
Legislation has to go through two parliamentary...

Legislation has to go through two parliamentary sessions before the parliament act could be used.
Forum: TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy 05-05-2015, 21:11
Replies: 43
Views: 3,057
Posted By Old Man 43
Same for me.:D:D:D

Same for me.:D:D:D
Forum: Politics 05-05-2015, 20:52
Replies: 200
Views: 5,555
Posted By Old Man 43
The point is not that debt has gone during...

The point is not that debt has gone during Conservatives as well as during Labour administrations. Of course it has.

The point is at what point during the economic cycle was the debt going...
Forum: Politics 05-05-2015, 20:00
Replies: 18
Views: 613
Posted By Old Man 43
It would be impossible to have a referendum this...

It would be impossible to have a referendum this year as the legislation would not get through parliament in time.

Even if it passed House of Lords first time it would still would not get through...
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