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Forum: Politics Yesterday, 07:47
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Posted By PompeyBill
Quite a few down here. I've actually got a...

Quite a few down here. I've actually got a Saltire in my window. Somebody along the road has a St George's flag in their garden and, down the road, there's a Welsh flag. Randomly, also down a...
Forum: Politics 02-08-2015, 09:16
Replies: 19
Views: 758
Posted By PompeyBill
You do realise that's just a readers...

You do realise that's just a readers letter/opinion, and not anything remotely approaching an official view, right?
Forum: Politics 01-08-2015, 12:40
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Views: 94,687
Posted By PompeyBill
I reported a post and nothing was done about it,...

I reported a post and nothing was done about it, and received no response to my report, so what do you expect posters to actually do? If you are going to ask for posters to report posts, at least...
Forum: Politics 27-07-2015, 10:27
Replies: 560
Views: 15,297
Posted By PompeyBill
This. Jeez, you would think that Salmond has...

This. Jeez, you would think that Salmond has said that we are having another one in the next year. Soon? Who has mentioned soon? He said that another referendum is inevitable. It is, its no...
Forum: Politics 27-07-2015, 08:49
Replies: 560
Views: 15,297
Posted By PompeyBill
I live in England (since I was 13, so over 30...

I live in England (since I was 13, so over 30 years now.). Am actually looking into arrangements for moving jobs and upping sticks to go back up). Have, firstly, never been able to because of...
Forum: Politics 27-07-2015, 08:32
Replies: 560
Views: 15,297
Posted By PompeyBill
Don't know why such a fuss is being made of this....

Don't know why such a fuss is being made of this. Another referendum is inevtiable? Of course it is at some point, and Sturgeon herself has repeatedly said she expects to see an independent...
Forum: Politics 26-07-2015, 14:07
Replies: 105
Views: 4,022
Posted By PompeyBill
Yep, you wouldn't have a more experienced person...

Yep, you wouldn't have a more experienced person in the House doing anyth.....oh, hang on a minute

http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showthread.php?t=2094998

:D
Forum: Politics 26-07-2015, 11:08
Replies: 3,791
Views: 94,687
Posted By PompeyBill
Bloomin 'eck, I'm a public sector worker on...

Bloomin 'eck, I'm a public sector worker on salary. Didn't realise I worked for nothing!

You do realise that anything I do, and an MP does, still does cost money, right? Anything 'trivial' which...
Forum: Politics 26-07-2015, 11:04
Replies: 105
Views: 4,022
Posted By PompeyBill
The Times can do what it wants, as can her...

The Times can do what it wants, as can her opponents. Its what her constituents think which matters, same with the rest of the Scottish voters (as anything she says will be reflected on the SNP to...
Forum: Politics 21-07-2015, 20:42
Replies: 3,791
Views: 94,687
Posted By PompeyBill
Justifiably so as well, the SNP proving they are...

Justifiably so as well, the SNP proving they are indeed the real opposition.

Labour, as it stands, lost the right to call themselves 'opposition' yesterday, made even worse by Burnham saying he'd...
Forum: Politics 21-07-2015, 08:51
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Views: 94,687
Posted By PompeyBill
As regards Mhairi Black's dress sense, I have a...

As regards Mhairi Black's dress sense, I have a radical suggestion.

Do a Google Image search on 'Mhairi Black'. You will then be met by various images of said Mhairi Black, in which she is wearing...
Forum: Politics 20-07-2015, 10:34
Replies: 69
Views: 2,626
Posted By PompeyBill
Seriously, one of the most ridiculous...

Seriously, one of the most ridiculous points/arguments to be made against this.

"You lot can't have a pay rise, there's a lot of you. We on the other hand, we'll have one, quite a hefty one too,...
Forum: Politics 19-07-2015, 16:28
Replies: 3,791
Views: 94,687
Posted By PompeyBill
Errrr, no. Here's a thing, let's stick to what I...

Errrr, no. Here's a thing, let's stick to what I actually say, that's a good basis for a conversation, don't you think? Just out of interest, are you a UKIP supporter?

The SNP is in favour of...
Forum: Politics 19-07-2015, 16:19
Replies: 3,791
Views: 94,687
Posted By PompeyBill
Trouble is with that reasoning is that the SNP...

Trouble is with that reasoning is that the SNP would be embracing a supporter of a party who is against embracing inclusion of all society. Doesn't go together,
Forum: Politics 19-07-2015, 16:14
Replies: 69
Views: 2,626
Posted By PompeyBill
Jeez, the people ignoring the actual point being...

Jeez, the people ignoring the actual point being made in this thread, are they doing it through purposeful ignorance or plain stupidity?

Look at my post a couple above this FFS.
Forum: Politics 19-07-2015, 15:30
Replies: 3,791
Views: 94,687
Posted By PompeyBill
You need to learn how to write or use a computer,...

You need to learn how to write or use a computer, so that rules them out. :)
Forum: Politics 19-07-2015, 15:17
Replies: 69
Views: 2,626
Posted By PompeyBill
You are ignoring the actual point being made. ...

You are ignoring the actual point being made.

Nobody has a problem with this rise, so long as the same applies to the public sector as a whole. Its the MPs wanting it both ways, they want their...
Forum: Politics 19-07-2015, 15:12
Replies: 69
Views: 2,626
Posted By PompeyBill
No, its not, but it is Conservatives setting the...

No, its not, but it is Conservatives setting the levels for other departments.
Forum: Politics 19-07-2015, 14:59
Replies: 69
Views: 2,626
Posted By PompeyBill
We can when they're telling Treasury to ignore...

We can when they're telling Treasury to ignore the independent panel findings of their own departments. It seems the only independent panel they are in favour of upholding is their own. Funny that.
Forum: Sport 19-07-2015, 14:30
Replies: 3,511
Views: 95,784
Posted By PompeyBill
Hales is nearly at 1,000 runs for the season,...

Hales is nearly at 1,000 runs for the season, averaging just under 50. Doesn't sound bad to me.
Forum: Sport 19-07-2015, 14:15
Replies: 3,511
Views: 95,784
Posted By PompeyBill
Of course there's no guarantee, the same is true...

Of course there's no guarantee, the same is true for any player, no matter who they are. If you go by that logic, you don't change the team. Ever.

I just don't think Lyth is going to make it, and...
Forum: Sport 19-07-2015, 14:06
Replies: 3,511
Views: 95,784
Posted By PompeyBill
I'll answer this, for my opinion; 1) Hales 2)...

I'll answer this, for my opinion;

1) Hales

2) Yep, but he's scored 93 in total in his other seven innings, and is showing a worrying weakness in his technique. Maybe he's not quite ready yet.
Forum: Politics 19-07-2015, 13:46
Replies: 69
Views: 2,626
Posted By PompeyBill
This. I've asked this question a couple of...

This. I've asked this question a couple of times, but nobody has been able to answer.

If the MPs rise in pay is cost neutral, why was it not the same for the rest of the public sector, who have...
Forum: Politics 17-07-2015, 23:30
Replies: 204
Views: 8,102
Posted By PompeyBill
Yep, basically everyone. It was a different time...

Yep, basically everyone. It was a different time pre-war.

Basically, the OP has made a bit of a prat of himself in rushing to try and make a not very well thought out point.
Forum: Politics 17-07-2015, 23:25
Replies: 204
Views: 8,102
Posted By PompeyBill
....as well as the government......and England...

....as well as the government......and England football team according to your logic.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/3128202.stm
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