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Forum: Politics 30-12-2010, 23:29
Replies: 153
Views: 4,695
Posted By Speak-Softly
There's an inbuilt control on the forum. Start a...

There's an inbuilt control on the forum. Start a thread about a subject people don't want to discuss and it dissappears.

That principle is being indermined if another and another and another thread...
Forum: Politics 30-12-2010, 23:20
Replies: 153
Views: 4,695
Posted By Speak-Softly
Perhaps it's not busy because of what people keep...

Perhaps it's not busy because of what people keep on seeing in the way of threads on the front page?

Plenty of times the politics forum has been mentioned in disparaging terms on GD. So people are...
Forum: Politics 30-12-2010, 23:15
Replies: 153
Views: 4,695
Posted By Speak-Softly
But what's happening in this forum is that if a...

But what's happening in this forum is that if a thread gets ignored and falls off the front page due to disinterest, another thread, broadly speaking, on the same subject is immediately...
Forum: Politics 30-12-2010, 21:57
Replies: 153
Views: 4,695
Posted By Speak-Softly
So why the double standards that allow as many as...

So why the double standards that allow as many as four threads on the first page attacking Israel/Israelis/Jews/Zionists ect.?

Some of the stuff posted is way beyond anything that's ever appeared in...
Forum: General Discussion 30-12-2010, 21:26
Replies: 194
Views: 8,411
Posted By Speak-Softly
What a load of bollocks. What ruins children's...

What a load of bollocks.

What ruins children's palette is what ruins a sizable proportion of the UK adult population. The stupid, ever persuasive idea that food is something that can be bought cheap...
Forum: Politics 30-12-2010, 14:39
Replies: 66
Views: 2,443
Posted By Speak-Softly
Well if you know that, why don't you start...

Well if you know that, why don't you start threads attacking the corruption there?
Forum: General Discussion 30-12-2010, 14:04
Replies: 54
Views: 3,674
Posted By Speak-Softly
Where nobody was burnt. Under English law the...

Where nobody was burnt.

Under English law the penalty for witchcraft was hanging. And that included all the colonies.

The only offence under English law for which burning at the stake was the...
Forum: General Discussion 30-12-2010, 04:32
Replies: 149
Views: 5,930
Posted By Speak-Softly
I think the OP may have a point. It's not the...

I think the OP may have a point.

It's not the mentally disturbed being denied human contact we need to worry about.

It's the normally sane having to cope with "unexpected item in baggage area" that...
Forum: General Discussion 30-12-2010, 03:18
Replies: 57
Views: 3,525
Posted By Speak-Softly
Hardly "destroy". And the poster above is right,...

Hardly "destroy".

And the poster above is right, the guy with the camera is a complete t*sser. Shame it wasn't his car.:(
Forum: Movies 30-12-2010, 03:12
Replies: 88
Views: 5,167
Posted By Speak-Softly
Needs to be up dated then. :D TBH, I just wanted...

Needs to be up dated then. :D

TBH, I just wanted to get the quote right. I didn't consider that people wouldn't think it couldn't be applied to everywhere in the world.:o
Forum: Movies 30-12-2010, 02:29
Replies: 88
Views: 5,167
Posted By Speak-Softly
Watched a bit of it. Irritating is the overall...

Watched a bit of it.

Irritating is the overall impression it left.

Gave up when after they had CGI sex and fell asleep, the big machine appeared and started cutting down the forest. Direct copy...
Forum: Politics 30-12-2010, 02:00
Replies: 58
Views: 3,032
Posted By Speak-Softly
There was an advert a few years back about...

There was an advert a few years back about claiming childcare costs. While I watched I worked out that the parent going to work was earning less than what was being claimed in childcare costs.

Utter...
Forum: General Discussion 29-12-2010, 17:25
Replies: 135
Views: 6,977
Posted By Speak-Softly
Very good post. It discribes exactly why so many...

Very good post.

It discribes exactly why so many people have moved out who can trace their family back through generations of Londoners.

It doesn't feel like it belongs to the UK, or if you live...
Forum: General Discussion 29-12-2010, 00:16
Replies: 54
Views: 3,674
Posted By Speak-Softly
Eh? A faggot is a bundle of wood or...

Eh?

A faggot is a bundle of wood or kindling.

Burns a lot better than homosexuals I would have thought.
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 18:46
Replies: 81
Views: 6,133
Posted By Speak-Softly
Why? Did you want it to be? Seems to me whenever...

Why?
Did you want it to be?

Seems to me whenever there's a case like this nowadays people are very quick to put the lack of information/publicity down to class or race. Rather than looking at the...
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 14:17
Replies: 81
Views: 6,133
Posted By Speak-Softly
Just wait until the circumstances of this case...

Just wait until the circumstances of this case start to come out.
As chocoholic said, this reminds me of the Victoria Climbie case.

Nothing to do with race or class, one case is more...
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 14:04
Replies: 135
Views: 6,977
Posted By Speak-Softly
London is a wonderful city, but it's strengths...

London is a wonderful city, but it's strengths are taken for granted.

Lived there all my life until 1999 and saw it absorb pretty much everything that has been thrown at it. But for the last 20...
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 13:16
Replies: 57
Views: 2,107
Posted By Speak-Softly
I don't think this thread is going the way the OP...

I don't think this thread is going the way the OP intended.:D
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 02:35
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By Speak-Softly
But do we want to? There's a lot of things on...

But do we want to?

There's a lot of things on the "wish list" that can be safely wished for because currently there's no chance of them happening. Then if/when they do happen it's taken for granted...
Forum: General Discussion 27-12-2010, 19:44
Replies: 150
Views: 6,493
Posted By Speak-Softly
It's not theft. But it is contributing to a...

It's not theft.

But it is contributing to a problem that's ongoing and far from the end of what the final outcome will be.
Forum: General Discussion 27-12-2010, 19:28
Replies: 742
Views: 30,200
Posted By Speak-Softly
Thank you.:) So I would have thought would most...

Thank you.:)

So I would have thought would most who live law abiding lives.

But what about those habitual criminals who see loss of liberty as an occupational hazard?
Maybe even for the reason that...
Forum: General Discussion 27-12-2010, 19:04
Replies: 742
Views: 30,200
Posted By Speak-Softly
Thank you.:) So nothing much to do with whether...

Thank you.:)

So nothing much to do with whether it benefits the prisoners then.
I kind of thought the same, but also think there's an element of not appearing too judgemental.
Forum: General Discussion 27-12-2010, 18:58
Replies: 742
Views: 30,200
Posted By Speak-Softly
As I said, focusing on the food being served...

As I said, focusing on the food being served misses the point behind why it's being served.

It's a basic principle that divides people. Is the loss of liberty, entirely on it's own, enough of a...
Forum: General Discussion 27-12-2010, 18:46
Replies: 742
Views: 30,200
Posted By Speak-Softly
So, got the gall to show your face again now...

So, got the gall to show your face again now you're singing from the same hymn sheet as the others who were attacking you just recently?:D

Nowt to do with tradition, I was making the point that as...
Forum: General Discussion 27-12-2010, 18:02
Replies: 742
Views: 30,200
Posted By Speak-Softly
So why bother doing a special meal? Punisment but...

So why bother doing a special meal?
Punisment but not too much punishment?
It just seems a bit illogical, unless it's just to keep them quiet for the wardens' sake.

So do they get a "special" meal...
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