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Forum: Broadcasting Today, 08:59
Replies: 79
Views: 1,575
Posted By tghe-retford
While I welcome their complete rejection of...

While I welcome their complete rejection of paywalling the BBC, no doubt for Mr Murdoch's benefit, I must share my concerns about abolishing the ethos that the BBC must provide 'something for...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-02-2015, 21:18
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By tghe-retford
I dislike the whole concept of making armchair...

I dislike the whole concept of making armchair commentators the (false) arbiters of who should and should not get treatment on the NHS, particuarly so when it seems to be that the most trivial and...
Forum: Broadcasting 22-02-2015, 12:05
Replies: 200
Views: 5,961
Posted By tghe-retford
The BBC, a public service broadcaster, does not...

The BBC, a public service broadcaster, does not need to take lessons from Richard Desmond, a man who bought another public service broadcaster, Channel 5 and filled it with cheap benefit bashing,...
Forum: General Discussion 21-02-2015, 11:52
Replies: 30
Views: 1,191
Posted By tghe-retford
From what I can see, Retford's bus station cost...

From what I can see, Retford's bus station cost 1.4m and Worksop's forthcoming bus station is due to cost 3.2m.
Forum: General Discussion 20-02-2015, 19:36
Replies: 20
Views: 1,255
Posted By tghe-retford
All this was foretold in The Simpsons. They...

All this was foretold in The Simpsons. They should have listened!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ceWZ624wBVA
Forum: General Discussion 20-02-2015, 19:12
Replies: 1,048
Views: 32,117
Posted By tghe-retford
I just hope no-one comes to harm at PAX East. The...

I just hope no-one comes to harm at PAX East. The last thing I want to see is someone beating someone else up just because they disagree with something. I always thought that sort of behaviour is the...
Forum: General Discussion 20-02-2015, 16:39
Replies: 1,048
Views: 32,117
Posted By tghe-retford
Apparently now her and GSX will be in attendance,...

Apparently now her and GSX will be in attendance, but only after asking for muscle:

https://twitter.com/Spacekatgal/status/568585143226671104?s=09

A gentleman was keen to "crack some GG skull" but...
Forum: General Discussion 18-02-2015, 09:14
Replies: 1,048
Views: 32,117
Posted By tghe-retford
I think we are seeing a change in the direction...

I think we are seeing a change in the direction of the wind involving GamerGate. It started with Mark Kern's petition (https://www.change.org/p/kotaku-lead-the-way-in-healing-the-rift-in-video-games)...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-02-2015, 22:07
Replies: 348
Views: 18,725
Posted By tghe-retford
I'd be interested to see what research and...

I'd be interested to see what research and information went into the dramatisation of what they believe will happen in the first 100 days of a UKIP Government.

Having said that, I don't want Farage...
Forum: General Discussion 16-02-2015, 20:04
Replies: 27
Views: 1,087
Posted By tghe-retford
The Government has always considered anyone not...

The Government has always considered anyone not married as single - co-habiting couples make up 5.3 million of the 15.7 million single people in the 2011 census (source...
Forum: General Discussion 16-02-2015, 17:39
Replies: 27
Views: 1,087
Posted By tghe-retford
Six single men for every single woman in one part...

Six single men for every single woman in one part around where I live! :o

The data also confirms what was already stated by Edinburgh University and the ONS - single men outnumber single women in...
Forum: General Discussion 16-02-2015, 08:37
Replies: 1,048
Views: 32,117
Posted By tghe-retford
You don't have to be a gamer to realise that the...

You don't have to be a gamer to realise that the industry stinks and needs urgent reform.
Forum: General Discussion 15-02-2015, 22:39
Replies: 1,048
Views: 32,117
Posted By tghe-retford
Incorrect: From the GamerGate.me Wiki: "For an...

Incorrect:

From the GamerGate.me Wiki: "For an informal list of websites that follow the SPJ Code of Ethics, please view the Support List."

Definition of corruption as well as including collusion...
Forum: General Discussion 15-02-2015, 22:12
Replies: 1,048
Views: 32,117
Posted By tghe-retford
What problems do you see in the following...

What problems do you see in the following documents?

http://www.spj.org/ethicscode.asp
https://www.ipso.co.uk/IPSO/cop.html

As such ethics and editors codes have been at the centre of what...
Forum: General Discussion 15-02-2015, 21:53
Replies: 1,048
Views: 32,117
Posted By tghe-retford
Gawker Media's websites including Kotaku,...

Gawker Media's websites including Kotaku, Valleywag and Jezebel is the main perpetrator of such stuff and main focus for GamerGate. We also have Gamasutra, Rock Paper Shotgun and Polygon amongst...
Forum: General Discussion 15-02-2015, 21:36
Replies: 1,048
Views: 32,117
Posted By tghe-retford
The only connection to Cuba was Pulitzer's and...

The only connection to Cuba was Pulitzer's and Hearst's (as a side note, the same one that now owns Digital Spy) coverage of the Spanish-American War and the claims that said newspapers brought the...
Forum: General Discussion 15-02-2015, 21:05
Replies: 1,048
Views: 32,117
Posted By tghe-retford
A newspaper or publication which presents little...

A newspaper or publication which presents little or no well researched news but relies entirely on a eye-catching headline (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_journalism). On websites, this is...
Forum: General Discussion 15-02-2015, 20:41
Replies: 1,048
Views: 32,117
Posted By tghe-retford
Biased sources which uses lies and misinformation...

Biased sources which uses lies and misinformation is unethical, like this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAyncf3DBUQ

GamerGate can easily be ended by implementing ethics and disclosure polices as...
Forum: General Discussion 15-02-2015, 20:18
Replies: 1,048
Views: 32,117
Posted By tghe-retford
What harm has GamerGate done? I don't see any...

What harm has GamerGate done?

I don't see any evidence of harm in this list, unless you are against ethics and disclosure policies:

http://wiki.gamergate.me/index.php?title=GamerGate_Achievements
Forum: General Discussion 15-02-2015, 20:15
Replies: 1,048
Views: 32,117
Posted By tghe-retford
Loaded question. The articles concerned decreed...

Loaded question. The articles concerned decreed the death of the identity and culture of someone who plays video games:

http://wiki.gamergate.me/index.php?title=Gamers_are_Dead

The actions of...
Forum: General Discussion 15-02-2015, 20:08
Replies: 44
Views: 1,871
Posted By tghe-retford
Reading around what weather enthusiasts have been...

Reading around what weather enthusiasts have been saying elsewhere suggests the return of cold and stormy weather which could be worse than what we saw earlier this year by next weekend as the jet...
Forum: General Discussion 15-02-2015, 20:00
Replies: 1,048
Views: 32,117
Posted By tghe-retford
But gamers are not dead, are they? Gamer n. a...

But gamers are not dead, are they?

Gamer n. a person who plays a game or games, typically a participant in a computer or role-playing game.
Forum: General Discussion 15-02-2015, 19:58
Replies: 1,048
Views: 32,117
Posted By tghe-retford
One look at GamerGhazi on Reddit will confirm...

One look at GamerGhazi on Reddit will confirm everything I said about the mindset of 'anti-gamers' aligning to that of a cult.

I don't know of any GamerGate supporter who endorses or engages in...
Forum: General Discussion 15-02-2015, 19:30
Replies: 1,048
Views: 32,117
Posted By tghe-retford
3.94bn to the UK economy in 2014 and very few,...

3.94bn to the UK economy in 2014 and very few, if any, would identify as sexist. I'd suggest not.
Forum: General Discussion 15-02-2015, 19:09
Replies: 1,048
Views: 32,117
Posted By tghe-retford
They do with me as well. The only difference...

They do with me as well. The only difference being is that the BBC isn't going to be doing an hour exposing Sarkeesian and the ideologues behind her, including Jonathan "Full" McIntosh.
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