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Forum: Broadcasting Yesterday, 22:26
Replies: 393
Views: 51,632
Posted By smc81
I subscribe to both BT and Sky so I really don't...

I subscribe to both BT and Sky so I really don't care where La Liga ends up but I think some people on this thread vastly overestimate how important it is in the grand scheme of things - it is a side...
Forum: Politics 08-07-2015, 14:58
Replies: 486
Views: 18,068
Posted By smc81
As of 1/7/14 Tesco already pay 7.39 per hour so...

As of 1/7/14 Tesco already pay 7.39 per hour so they will probably not be so badly affected. The thing they will have to consider is whether they want to keep paying their staff more than the...
Forum: Football 02-07-2015, 19:08
Replies: 2,170
Views: 52,757
Posted By smc81
It is a bandwagon. Do you remember the aftermath...

It is a bandwagon. Do you remember the aftermath of the Olympics? There was a ton of enthusiasm for niche sports and everybody claiming to be interested in cycling, rowing and women's football but...
Forum: Politics 29-06-2015, 16:09
Replies: 2,681
Views: 83,942
Posted By smc81
Perhaps but even if the Greek people agree to...

Perhaps but even if the Greek people agree to every demand their creditors make I don't think they will ever be able to save themselves. The debt is took big and their economy is in awful shape and...
Forum: Football 15-06-2015, 19:32
Replies: 55
Views: 2,126
Posted By smc81
Average English league crowd for 2014 was 728 (an...

Average English league crowd for 2014 was 728 (an increase from 562 in 2013).

http://www.thefa.com/news/fawsl/2014/oct/fa-wsl-attendances-up-30-per-cent-in-2014
Forum: TV Shows: US 15-06-2015, 19:08
Replies: 116
Views: 12,728
Posted By smc81
I thought that this was a really poor season. The...

I thought that this was a really poor season. The first 2/3 of it seemed like complete filler. It got a little better towards the end but it was still not great.

I don't buy Piper as this...
Forum: TV Shows: US 12-06-2015, 18:49
Replies: 116
Views: 12,728
Posted By smc81
3 episodes in and not really impressed. I can't...

3 episodes in and not really impressed. I can't put my finger on why though. I think its moving to slow and has no real focus or central storyline.
Forum: Football 12-06-2015, 14:28
Replies: 2,170
Views: 52,757
Posted By smc81
Where are you getting the idea that there is a...

Where are you getting the idea that there is a lot of interest. I'm not trolling but I've seen no evidence of it. I know its anecdotal but nobody I know (male or female) has expressed any interest...
Forum: Football 12-06-2015, 14:06
Replies: 2,170
Views: 52,757
Posted By smc81
That's fine, no argument here - just stop...

That's fine, no argument here - just stop telling me its huge when it's not.
Forum: Football 12-06-2015, 13:40
Replies: 2,170
Views: 52,757
Posted By smc81
I wish that people would stop exaggerating how...

I wish that people would stop exaggerating how 'huge' women's football is in the US. The national team has a big following but domestically not so...
Forum: Football 12-06-2015, 10:46
Replies: 2,170
Views: 52,757
Posted By smc81
How many other sports (both male and female)...

How many other sports (both male and female) could make that same argument though - "yes we recognize that the quality is not great and only a few people have any interest in the product but if you...
Forum: Football 04-06-2015, 13:34
Replies: 108
Views: 2,967
Posted By smc81
The problem for women's football is that there is...

The problem for women's football is that there is so much televised sport available to the average fan that watching an inferior product really does not appeal. Not only are the top English games...
Forum: General Discussion 01-05-2015, 11:49
Replies: 267
Views: 7,077
Posted By smc81
I certainly don't get the impression that this...

I certainly don't get the impression that this thread is about hating men but rather an example of this growing trend of trying to shut down debate by making certain groups beyond criticism. Dare to...
Forum: Broadcasting 25-03-2015, 17:14
Replies: 4,235
Views: 214,454
Posted By smc81
Not untouchable but history has shown that people...

Not untouchable but history has shown that people who are difference makers in an organisation will always get special treatment. I mean the US government used Nazi scientists to launch their space...
Forum: Broadcasting 25-03-2015, 16:58
Replies: 4,235
Views: 214,454
Posted By smc81
The scenario is slightly different if those three...

The scenario is slightly different if those three shelf stackers generated a large portion of Tesco's profit and were now threatening to go and generate that profit for one of their rival companies....
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-03-2015, 16:40
Replies: 75
Views: 4,311
Posted By smc81
No, it was the presenters that made the show, the...

No, it was the presenters that made the show, the cars had become secondary.
Forum: Politics 24-03-2015, 14:44
Replies: 54
Views: 1,034
Posted By smc81
I'm the opposite. I also live in a safe seat...

I'm the opposite. I also live in a safe seat which means my vote is completely worthless in a FPTP system so like so many other people I'm not going to bother wasting my time voting.
Forum: General Discussion 23-03-2015, 15:39
Replies: 55
Views: 3,037
Posted By smc81
How exactly is you joining a forum for the sole...

How exactly is you joining a forum for the sole purpose of pm'ing this guy going to help? What are you going to say to him to make him stop? Like most idiots he probably just wants a reaction -...
Forum: General Discussion 23-03-2015, 06:34
Replies: 137
Views: 4,788
Posted By smc81
I think if you cheat on your partner that you are...

I think if you cheat on your partner that you are a weak and selfish person. if you are willing to cheat then there are clearly problems with your relationship and your needs (whether physical or...
Forum: General Discussion 09-03-2015, 17:23
Replies: 451
Views: 9,469
Posted By smc81
The police officer is supposed to be an impartial...

The police officer is supposed to be an impartial investigator. How can they perform that role when they are instructed to believe the person making the accusation which means they are also being...
Forum: General Discussion 22-01-2015, 08:48
Replies: 1,966
Views: 45,769
Posted By smc81
I think the reaction of the NMP3 people to the...

I think the reaction of the NMP3 people to the Sun stopping the feature was so stupid and counter-productive and is the reason that it is now back. Murdoch and his editorial team clearly want to...
Forum: General Discussion 20-11-2014, 13:43
Replies: 130
Views: 4,584
Posted By smc81
Which is why "free speech" is such a misnomer....

Which is why "free speech" is such a misnomer. The only thing you are free from is prosecution and now with social media being what it is as soon as you have anything remotely controversial to say...
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2014, 19:14
Replies: 109
Views: 4,577
Posted By smc81
I think there is a big difference between blaming...

I think there is a big difference between blaming the victim and pointing out measures a person can take to reduce their chances of becoming a victim. You should be able to leave the doors and...
Forum: Football 20-05-2014, 20:03
Replies: 56
Views: 3,559
Posted By smc81
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/904361-cheque-p...

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/904361-cheque-please-how-premier-league-footballer-are-avoiding-paying-tax
Forum: Football 20-05-2014, 14:42
Replies: 56
Views: 3,559
Posted By smc81
You can get around PAYE as soon as you earn...

You can get around PAYE as soon as you earn enough to afford an accountant. One way as explained above is to incorporate yourself so you pay corporation tax rather than regular income tax. The BBC...
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