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Forum: General Discussion Today, 01:50
Replies: 83
Views: 1,384
Posted By The Wizard
So answer me this then.. Someone is claiming...

So answer me this then..


Someone is claiming DLA because they can't walk due to being so big they can't hold their own body weight. This is caused by over eating. The person claims DLA because of...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 01:40
Replies: 83
Views: 1,384
Posted By The Wizard
That wasn't my original point. My point...

That wasn't my original point.

My point was...should we give special dispensation or disability status to those who self inflict their own problems and refuse to do much about helping themselves?
Forum: General Discussion Today, 01:37
Replies: 83
Views: 1,384
Posted By The Wizard
Because I have known such people for a long time...

Because I have known such people for a long time personally. Enough time for them to tell me their personal circumstances and find out that they don't exactly do much to help themselves out of their...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 01:22
Replies: 83
Views: 1,384
Posted By The Wizard
Sorry Fanny I did but for some reason it didn't...

Sorry Fanny I did but for some reason it didn't post.

Actually in response to your last post I know of several people in my area who get DLA because of mobility issues caused by not being able to...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 01:03
Replies: 83
Views: 1,384
Posted By The Wizard
So you'd have no issue with us taking my sons DLA...

So you'd have no issue with us taking my sons DLA money and blowing it on a family holiday then?

Funny how DS members have double standards when it suits them. I bet if someone had posted about...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 00:23
Replies: 83
Views: 1,384
Posted By The Wizard
Even if they chose to spend it on the one thing...

Even if they chose to spend it on the one thing that the money is there to help them stop?

So do you think it's OK to allocate tax payer's money to help someone kick an eating addiction if that...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 00:18
Replies: 83
Views: 1,384
Posted By The Wizard
My wife and son were born with a disability so...

My wife and son were born with a disability so I'm well aware of what it takes to claim disability living allowance. We use ours to pay for care, motorbility and adaptations to our home. But I'm also...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 00:06
Replies: 83
Views: 1,384
Posted By The Wizard
If it's tax payers money that is allocated to...

If it's tax payers money that is allocated to them to help them with their disability and instead they choose to spend.it on beer, fags, drugs, takeaways etc then you agree with that then?
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 23:29
Replies: 83
Views: 1,384
Posted By The Wizard
But how do you feel about people who claim...

But how do you feel about people who claim disability because of ailments caused by their constant eating, smoking, drinking or drug abuse? Like people with COPD or mobility issues etc? Should we...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 21:34
Replies: 83
Views: 1,384
Posted By The Wizard
No but once DLA money hits their account it's...

No but once DLA money hits their account it's theirs to spend on whatever they like. Beer, fags, drugs, fish suppers etc.

I don't have the ideal answer but maybe it would be better if that money was...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 21:04
Replies: 83
Views: 1,384
Posted By The Wizard
I wasn't baiting. Genuine question. I know...

I wasn't baiting. Genuine question. I know several people who have self inflicted disabilities through either over eating or smoking and they claim DLA because of walking or breathing issues related...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 21:00
Replies: 62
Views: 3,497
Posted By The Wizard
Houmous does have a ring of middle class about it...

Houmous does have a ring of middle class about it though. I don't know of many kids that would ask for it tbh.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 20:56
Replies: 61
Views: 1,531
Posted By The Wizard
Can't remember which one came first. I also...

Can't remember which one came first. I also remember 01 811 8055.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 20:54
Replies: 61
Views: 1,531
Posted By The Wizard
I was born in 76 but don't remember the 70's. I...

I was born in 76 but don't remember the 70's. I grew up in the 80's.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 20:43
Replies: 83
Views: 1,384
Posted By The Wizard
Should obese people get disability status/pri?

Should people who are fat/obese be entitled to priority seats on busses or be entitled to claim disability benefits because they have an eating disorder?

If this was a smoker people would say it's...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 20:33
Replies: 42
Views: 1,283
Posted By The Wizard
I was OK until last night then I had a terrible...

I was OK until last night then I had a terrible nights sleep or lack of. Was up at 4am and didn't get back to sleep until 6ish. It's nice to be out in the evening but as soon as I get in bed it's...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 20:30
Replies: 25
Views: 724
Posted By The Wizard
Bitter and wine especially gives me a bad head....

Bitter and wine especially gives me a bad head. I'm OK if I stick to spirits and mixers.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 20:28
Replies: 83
Views: 4,143
Posted By The Wizard
Some of us have no choice if like me you're...

Some of us have no choice if like me you're viewing it on a smartphone. I don't have such luxuries as addons and filters etc. We are stuck with what we're given.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 20:10
Replies: 71
Views: 1,674
Posted By The Wizard
Think a lot of yourself don't ya? ;)

Think a lot of yourself don't ya? ;)
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 20:05
Replies: 6,024
Views: 383,495
Posted By The Wizard
People who can't seem to tell the difference...

People who can't seem to tell the difference between borrow and lend and say things like, "I lent it from him" and "I borrowed it to him".

"Can I lend that CD from ya?"

No! But you might want to...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 19:48
Replies: 62
Views: 3,497
Posted By The Wizard
Presumably because it's a bit of an exotic snack...

Presumably because it's a bit of an exotic snack for a small child to be asking for.

It would be a bit like my 3 year old asking me for some antipasti instead of a bag of crisps or a fruit bag.
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 19:13
Replies: 62
Views: 3,497
Posted By The Wizard
It stands for... Associated Dairies

It stands for...
Associated Dairies
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 18:09
Replies: 189
Views: 4,200
Posted By The Wizard
Big events for who? Sports fans you mean,...

Big events for who? Sports fans you mean, presumably because personally I couldn't give two sh!ts about no Commonwealth Games, Olympic Games, The Boat Race, The London Marathon, The Great North Run,...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 17:29
Replies: 189
Views: 4,200
Posted By The Wizard
True. It just means us non sports fans aren't...

True. It just means us non sports fans aren't getting anywhere near as much value for money as those who lap up sport on tv.
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 17:25
Replies: 189
Views: 4,200
Posted By The Wizard
Because even the news has been putting the CG at...

Because even the news has been putting the CG at the top of the bulletin. This afternoon I think the 2nd news story in on BBC News Channel was about Mo Farra pulling out plus other CG news ahead...
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