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Forum: Showbiz 21-11-2014, 23:48
Replies: 212
Views: 13,312
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Why? Why those arbitrary criteria?

Why? Why those arbitrary criteria?
Forum: Showbiz 21-11-2014, 19:35
Replies: 212
Views: 13,312
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I was curious about that, too. The...

I was curious about that, too. The archaeological evidence suggests that the last glacial period to affect the British Isles (ended approximately 12,000 years ago) wiped out all human life here. ...
Forum: Showbiz 30-10-2014, 18:34
Replies: 30
Views: 6,574
Posted By soundcheck
I agree that age should not be a bar to justice. ...

I agree that age should not be a bar to justice. If Knox is guilty of the offence, she should be punished for it.



I've never met her (and I haven't watched Coronation Street in about 15 years, so...
Forum: Showbiz 11-10-2014, 22:26
Replies: 57
Views: 8,719
Posted By soundcheck
This is what I've heard, too. Over the course of...

This is what I've heard, too. Over the course of the series, all the main cast had fallings-out with each other, with some lasting only a short while and others turning into feuds. The only...
Forum: Showbiz 10-10-2014, 21:25
Replies: 10
Views: 2,259
Posted By soundcheck
I overheard a conversation on the way home this...

I overheard a conversation on the way home this evening which was basically along the lines of "Gambaccini got off too lightly, he should have been locked up".

Poor chap. It's almost worse this way...
Forum: Showbiz 25-08-2014, 19:22
Replies: 4,520
Views: 2,410,324
Posted By soundcheck
Your badge an woolly hat are in the post. :D

Your badge an woolly hat are in the post. :D
Forum: Showbiz 23-08-2014, 18:37
Replies: 4,520
Views: 2,410,324
Posted By soundcheck
I think we should have a Colin Baker appreciation...

I think we should have a Colin Baker appreciation thread. :D
Forum: Showbiz 14-08-2014, 22:17
Replies: 4,520
Views: 2,410,324
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Yes, he is intelligent, charming and humble. ...

Yes, he is intelligent, charming and humble. I've only met him very briefly at a few cons (and I haven't been to a Dr Who con for years and years), but he always struck me as thoroughly decent. He...
Forum: Showbiz 13-08-2014, 18:55
Replies: 4,520
Views: 2,410,324
Posted By soundcheck
Colin Baker was lumbered with problematic scripts...

Colin Baker was lumbered with problematic scripts and production decisions with which he was not comfortable. He was also caught in internal BBC politicking that he did not start and really wanted...
Forum: Showbiz 12-08-2014, 00:23
Replies: 541
Views: 46,145
Posted By soundcheck
What a shock! One can watch William' films and...

What a shock!

One can watch William' films and see how he matured both as a comedy and a serious actor: pretty much every role revealed new depths. He was on his way to becoming one of the "grand...
Forum: Showbiz 27-07-2014, 17:18
Replies: 259
Views: 42,537
Posted By soundcheck
To be fair, Sinitta's (age 17) career peak was...

To be fair, Sinitta's (age 17) career peak was before SHE was born. :cool:
Forum: Showbiz 22-07-2014, 12:27
Replies: 158
Views: 17,520
Posted By soundcheck
No. A miscarriage of justice has been averted,...

No. A miscarriage of justice has been averted, but I still think that Tulisa has the personality of mildew.

That's not a criminal offence yet, but come the day of my glorious ascension to supreme...
Forum: Showbiz 22-07-2014, 10:48
Replies: 158
Views: 17,520
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Yes. The presumption of innocence is supreme in...

Yes. The presumption of innocence is supreme in the British legal systems. The accused must be convicted by evidence that is beyond reasonable doubt. If the evidence is provided by someone who is...
Forum: Showbiz 09-07-2014, 16:33
Replies: 7,524
Views: 3,175,070
Posted By soundcheck
I think it has long been an open secret that...

I think it has long been an open secret that Lightening Boy and Ginga like each other about as much as a dose of syphilis.
Forum: Showbiz 08-07-2014, 15:31
Replies: 424
Views: 44,243
Posted By soundcheck
This is correct. (I haven't been in prison...

This is correct. (I haven't been in prison either!) It varies from prison to prison and prisoner to prisoner, but it is usually 1-2 weeks. After this, he will probably be moved to a prison with a...
Forum: Showbiz 08-07-2014, 15:24
Replies: 424
Views: 44,243
Posted By soundcheck
Not necessarily. If he accepts his guilt,...

Not necessarily. If he accepts his guilt, participates fully in any offender management programmes and gets a positive psychological review, the parole board might consider releasing him on license...
Forum: Showbiz 04-07-2014, 14:26
Replies: 424
Views: 44,243
Posted By soundcheck
I agree, but when a judge passes sentence, he or...

I agree, but when a judge passes sentence, he or she has to go through a process of "appeal-proofing". This means that the judge has to list everything in his sentence that could reasonably form...
Forum: Showbiz 04-07-2014, 13:42
Replies: 424
Views: 44,243
Posted By soundcheck
The usual form of words is something like "You...

The usual form of words is something like "You will go to prison for N years. You will serve N/2 years in custody and the remainder of the sentence will be spent on license in the community." The...
Forum: Showbiz 04-07-2014, 13:38
Replies: 424
Views: 44,243
Posted By soundcheck
The judge has to take into account the law at the...

The judge has to take into account the law at the time the offence was committed. In this case, the judge observed that had he committed these offences later, the sentence would have been...
Forum: Showbiz 04-07-2014, 13:37
Replies: 424
Views: 44,243
Posted By soundcheck
It's a carrot to go with the stick of the...

It's a carrot to go with the stick of the custodial term. The criminal is told that he is going to prison for 5 years, but if he keeps his nose clean and does as he is told, he will get let out...
Forum: Showbiz 04-07-2014, 13:29
Replies: 424
Views: 44,243
Posted By soundcheck
He'll serve a minimum of 2 years 10.5 months. ...

He'll serve a minimum of 2 years 10.5 months. Only after that point has been reached will the parole board consider releasing him on license. Among the things they will consider will be: whether...
Forum: Showbiz 02-07-2014, 19:30
Replies: 36
Views: 5,543
Posted By soundcheck
IIRC, there were some large discrepancies between...

IIRC, there were some large discrepancies between the evidence given by Roache's alleged victims and the established facts. In the case of Harris, the discrepancy was between the evidence given by...
Forum: Showbiz 02-07-2014, 13:02
Replies: 4,520
Views: 2,410,324
Posted By soundcheck
Oh yes, I forgot about her! I met her too when I...

Oh yes, I forgot about her! I met her too when I was about the same age, when she came to our school. I think she was a friend of one of the teachers. She said that she had terrible handwriting,...
Forum: Showbiz 28-06-2014, 09:24
Replies: 97
Views: 16,899
Posted By soundcheck
Disclaimer: I'm not a Mason (I think it's...

Disclaimer: I'm not a Mason (I think it's silly), but both sides of the family are involved, even some of the wimmin, and some of my relatives have held extremely high Masonic office.

Every dead...
Forum: Showbiz 23-06-2014, 00:08
Replies: 4,520
Views: 2,410,324
Posted By soundcheck
Just heard from a friend who is a very small cog...

Just heard from a friend who is a very small cog in the huge machine that is the Game of Thrones Production Juggernaut. He has met just about all the cast, although working on location means that he...
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