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Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2014, 15:48
Replies: 29
Views: 1,492
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
British people do the same in continental Europe,...

British people do the same in continental Europe, only it tends to be alcohol and cigarettes they are stocking up on, not DIY materials.
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2014, 13:36
Replies: 29
Views: 1,492
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
Aldi more expensive in the UK than continental Europe

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2720938/Aldi-It-isn-t-half-cheap-Europe-British-shoppers-bargain-supermarket-pay-nearly-twice-Germans-Spanish.html

I found this article quite interesting and...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2014, 20:39
Replies: 25,575
Views: 914,757
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
I think Sky News's coverage of the trial has been...

I think Sky News's coverage of the trial has been overly biased towards the defence and has glossed over the prosecution to a large extent.

I wonder if they're trying to sway British public opinion...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 08-07-2014, 00:03
Replies: 37
Views: 3,025
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
Are you suggesting that the Fijians dislike of...

Are you suggesting that the Fijians dislike of and inability to get along with the Indians is the fault of the British? Perhaps the Fijians are just a bit racist and xenophobic?

There are plenty of...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-05-2014, 22:04
Replies: 1,276
Views: 171,181
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
What a useless police woman, she had to be bailed...

What a useless police woman, she had to be bailed out by the hostage!
Forum: Politics 27-04-2014, 14:23
Replies: 544
Views: 16,749
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
Lenny Henry made race an issue by suggesting that...

Lenny Henry made race an issue by suggesting that ethnic minorities should be employed by broadcasters because of their race.

Would it be acceptable for a white person to go to a black country and...
Forum: General Discussion 17-04-2014, 12:09
Replies: 121
Views: 4,880
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
What a stupid statement. Having the flag of an...

What a stupid statement. Having the flag of an organisation that seeks to be a superstate on your number plate is not comparable to using a foreign product to get rid of it.

No one is saying that...
Forum: General Discussion 15-04-2014, 15:31
Replies: 163
Views: 6,983
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
The article does have a point. Scottish, Welsh...

The article does have a point. Scottish, Welsh and Irish nationalism is considered to be acceptable and actively encouraged, while any slight indication of English patriotism is quickly stamped out...
Forum: General Discussion 15-04-2014, 12:47
Replies: 13,627
Views: 478,880
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
The British media are truly pathetic. Now...

The British media are truly pathetic. Now Pistorius is getting his story destroyed by Nel, the British media has stopped reporting it, most likely because they are heavily biased as usual and have...
Forum: General Discussion 15-04-2014, 12:36
Replies: 13,627
Views: 478,880
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
Ever since Nel started cross examining Pistorius,...

Ever since Nel started cross examining Pistorius, the coverage of the trial in the UK media has been frankly abysmal.

I'm starting to wonder if the British media are actively trying to sway public...
Forum: General Discussion 14-04-2014, 16:20
Replies: 283
Views: 11,285
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
The irony is if a black guy came in with black...

The irony is if a black guy came in with black power and black nationalist tattoos, I suspect it wouldn't even bother you and you wouldn't make an issue out of it.

I'm not condoning racism of any...
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2014, 17:05
Replies: 90
Views: 3,906
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
To generalize a whole race of people because of...

To generalize a whole race of people because of what you see on a heavily scripted TV show is racist.
Forum: General Discussion 09-04-2014, 17:00
Replies: 90
Views: 3,906
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
I find it odd how people are happy to claim what...

I find it odd how people are happy to claim what a wonderful race of tall, blonde hair, blue eyed Aryans the Icelanders are, yet if anyone made similar exaggerated claims about the virtues of the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-04-2014, 14:18
Replies: 79
Views: 10,601
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
I didn't think much of the bald man on the first...

I didn't think much of the bald man on the first estate the Chawner's lived on.

While the Chawner's behaviour was unacceptable, his attitude seemed to be just provoking them even more and making...
Forum: Advice 21-03-2014, 16:28
Replies: 23
Views: 1,745
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
SSRIs are rubbish and function little better than...

SSRIs are rubbish and function little better than a placebo. The reason GPs prescribe them so much is not because they work well, but because they can be safely prescribed as they are very tolerant...
Forum: General Discussion 21-03-2014, 16:16
Replies: 49
Views: 2,040
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
Encouraging immigrants from one of the most...

Encouraging immigrants from one of the most violent countries in the world to establish themselves in Ireland.

Frankly any country that stupid deserves all they get.
Forum: General Discussion 21-03-2014, 16:05
Replies: 49
Views: 2,040
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
Clearly Mathematics and demographics aren't your...

Clearly Mathematics and demographics aren't your strong point.
Forum: General Discussion 21-03-2014, 14:48
Replies: 208
Views: 7,397
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
As far as I'm aware the UK is virtually the only...

As far as I'm aware the UK is virtually the only country that treats gypsies as if they were a separate ethnic group and affords them special privileges.

In most of continental Europe they are...
Forum: General Discussion 21-03-2014, 14:33
Replies: 208
Views: 7,397
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
Gypsies are not a race, it is a lifestyle that...

Gypsies are not a race, it is a lifestyle that often regards criminality as being honourable.

If he had said, beware of Roma, then it could be construed as racist, but not all or even most people...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-03-2014, 16:23
Replies: 4,021
Views: 441,864
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
When one of the lorries knocked over that box of...

When one of the lorries knocked over that box of apples, the woman was blatantly trying to fleece the crew for far more than those apples were worth.

Admittedly, the BBC can afford it, but they...
Forum: Broadcasting 09-03-2014, 11:22
Replies: 106
Views: 3,127
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
I don't think people should be forced to pay for...

I don't think people should be forced to pay for a TV company that is politically biased towards the left and only really represents centre to left wing views.

A public broadcaster should be...
Forum: General Discussion 28-02-2014, 13:51
Replies: 13,654
Views: 569,040
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
It is not opinion, it is reality. Oscar...

It is not opinion, it is reality.

Oscar Pistorius will walk, there is no doubt about it. If the courts had been genuinely interested in bringing him to justice he wouldn't have been granted bail.
Forum: General Discussion 28-02-2014, 13:48
Replies: 25
Views: 1,304
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
Farm murders in South Africa

The coverage of the Oscar Pistorius trial and the related concerns of violence in South Africa in general has made me wonder, why is the problem of farm murders hardly covered by the mainstream...
Forum: General Discussion 28-02-2014, 13:24
Replies: 13,654
Views: 569,040
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
My or anyone elses opinions are irrelevant. The...

My or anyone elses opinions are irrelevant.

The reality is he is a prominent member of the South African establishment and a national hero and therefore will get off or at best receive a weak...
Forum: General Discussion 28-02-2014, 13:19
Replies: 25
Views: 890
Posted By CigaretteSmoker
Why is road rage so common in the UK?

The other day I was driving on a relatively narrow road and stopped at some traffic lights, slightly out from the curb.

Another car came the other way, and although my car was narrowing the road...
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