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Forum: The Apprentice 16-12-2010, 17:05
Replies: 60
Views: 5,327
Posted By Nick1966
Agreed. But it makes great television. At that's...

Agreed. But it makes great television. At that's what counts :D
Forum: The Apprentice 16-12-2010, 17:03
Replies: 103
Views: 9,409
Posted By Nick1966
Agreed. I'm going the interview process myself at...

Agreed. I'm going the interview process myself at the moment. Always take your cue from the person interviewing you. If they ask you to take a seat, then take a seat. If they extend their hand, then...
Forum: The Apprentice 16-12-2010, 17:00
Replies: 103
Views: 9,409
Posted By Nick1966
No, not a hanging offence. Just unprofessional.

No, not a hanging offence. Just unprofessional.
Forum: The Apprentice 16-12-2010, 11:04
Replies: 204
Views: 20,356
Posted By Nick1966
Prior to each series, susepct the producers go...

Prior to each series, susepct the producers go down to Central Casting to see if they can get some people who look or sound good on telly.

The main difference between the Apprentice and your...
Forum: The Apprentice 08-12-2010, 13:27
Replies: 432
Views: 116,778
Posted By Nick1966
When is the actual Apprentice final, this year ?...

When is the actual Apprentice final, this year ? We must only have a few weeks left !
Forum: Politics 04-12-2010, 15:54
Replies: 25
Views: 902
Posted By Nick1966
Agreed. Think there's a good case for going back...

Agreed. Think there's a good case for going back to the higher education system we had about 20+ years ago.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-12-2010, 14:20
Replies: 3,426
Views: 106,741
Posted By Nick1966
Yep ! looking forward to Italy's long overdue...

Yep ! looking forward to Italy's long overdue return. Fiume di Parole is a fave of mine, too.

Now, will Italy automatically qualify for the final ? And so we end up with a big 5, rather than the big...
Forum: Politics 12-11-2010, 16:05
Replies: 288
Views: 11,683
Posted By Nick1966
Currently, are the 'workshy' entitled to benefit...

Currently, are the 'workshy' entitled to benefit ? After all, it is called Job Seekers Allowance. To get the benefit, you have to actually be looking for work.

Are we suggesting that JobCentres are...
Forum: Politics 06-11-2010, 12:53
Replies: 60
Views: 2,423
Posted By Nick1966
The LibDems may end up being the only party...

The LibDems may end up being the only party campaigning for AV. And this referendum could end up being a referendum on the LibDems.

So I'm willing to guess, we won't be having AV. And that could...
Forum: Politics 03-11-2010, 22:49
Replies: 143
Views: 5,477
Posted By Nick1966
Agreed. When I hear of people who want to include...

Agreed. When I hear of people who want to include death as one of their preferred forms of punishment, I find it a bit creepy.
Forum: Politics 03-11-2010, 15:01
Replies: 290
Views: 6,527
Posted By Nick1966
I've regularly visited relatives in prison. I can...

I've regularly visited relatives in prison. I can assure that these meetings are controlled. Didn't feel my human rights were undermined. I certainly felt that the meetings were on the terms of the...
Forum: Politics 03-11-2010, 13:02
Replies: 290
Views: 6,527
Posted By Nick1966
Mr Andrew's question about human rights sounded...

Mr Andrew's question about human rights sounded loaded to me. And it looks your 'mad' reponse was precisely what he wanted you to say. What did that question acheive apart from making you mad ? This...
Forum: Politics 03-11-2010, 12:51
Replies: 290
Views: 6,527
Posted By Nick1966
Indeed. This business of no votes for those on a...

Indeed. This business of no votes for those on a custodial sentence has been on the British statute books for 140 years. And apparently, most other 'developed' countries have allowed inmates to...
Forum: Politics 02-11-2010, 20:30
Replies: 87
Views: 4,505
Posted By Nick1966
If we adopt central european time (CET), the UK...

If we adopt central european time (CET), the UK will then be in step with large chunks of neighouring centres of population. Around 300 million people are on CET. By GDP, I think, it's the biggest...
Forum: Politics 02-11-2010, 20:22
Replies: 290
Views: 6,527
Posted By Nick1966
Visited people in about five different prisons...

Visited people in about five different prisons across England. Half of them are in their for pretty drugs crimes. Not burgarly or assault or murder.
Forum: Politics 02-11-2010, 20:19
Replies: 290
Views: 6,527
Posted By Nick1966
Some people choose to reject the rules of society...

Some people choose to reject the rules of society and receive a suspended sentence. They can still vote.
Forum: Politics 02-11-2010, 19:47
Replies: 290
Views: 6,527
Posted By Nick1966
Indeed. If you receive a custodial sentence for...

Indeed. If you receive a custodial sentence for your crime, you loose control of pretty much everything. Why exactly must voting be included ?
Forum: Politics 02-11-2010, 19:44
Replies: 290
Views: 6,527
Posted By Nick1966
Some people's crimes are punished with a...

Some people's crimes are punished with a suspended sentence. Some get a fine. Still others receive a custodial sentence. And some people commit identical offenses but receive differing punishments....
Forum: Politics 02-11-2010, 15:52
Replies: 290
Views: 6,527
Posted By Nick1966
This confounded conventions. One bit says...

This confounded conventions. One bit says 'everyone has the right to vote' . Another bit says something else.

Anyone know a good lawyer ?
Forum: Politics 02-11-2010, 15:50
Replies: 290
Views: 6,527
Posted By Nick1966
Not sure if 'stupidity' is a reason for taking...

Not sure if 'stupidity' is a reason for taking away someone's vote.

But like you say, there are people who are get a conditional discharge and the go on to re-offend. I don't get it, either....
Forum: Politics 02-11-2010, 15:44
Replies: 290
Views: 6,527
Posted By Nick1966
Not every law has a victim. There are many laws...

Not every law has a victim. There are many laws for many reasons.
Some to protect property (these were the first that were introduce)
Some to codified a generally accepted moral transgression...
Forum: Politics 02-11-2010, 15:35
Replies: 290
Views: 6,527
Posted By Nick1966
By and large (but not always), I tend to trust...

By and large (but not always), I tend to trust the courts' judgments when handing out punishments. Not sure if the public should have say on what happens to those who face sentencing. It's a tad...
Forum: Politics 02-11-2010, 15:29
Replies: 290
Views: 6,527
Posted By Nick1966
would it be interesting to know the public's...

would it be interesting to know the public's views on capital punishment, too ?
Forum: Politics 02-11-2010, 15:17
Replies: 290
Views: 6,527
Posted By Nick1966
LOL ! Oohhh.... now how would Jonathan Aitken...

LOL !

Oohhh.... now how would Jonathan Aitken have voted during his period of incarceration ?

And here's a tricky one. Members of the House of Lords do not vote in general elections. Should Lord...
Forum: Politics 02-11-2010, 15:10
Replies: 290
Views: 6,527
Posted By Nick1966
IIRC, most polls in the UK indicate the public...

IIRC, most polls in the UK indicate the public would like to see a return of capital punishment. Despite several efforts in the 80s, politicians do not agree.
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