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Forum: Politics 17-12-2010, 15:01
Replies: 146
Views: 5,399
Posted By Scalper Jack
Any polls have suggested a good majority back...

Any polls have suggested a good majority back having a Scottish referendum (BBC Scotland 58%, YouGov 65%, and there will be others through the years).

If you believe the polls, then it seems a...
Forum: Politics 17-12-2010, 14:21
Replies: 146
Views: 5,399
Posted By Scalper Jack
- "They [HBOS and RBS] have substantial...

- "They [HBOS and RBS] have substantial activities in England as well as elsewhere and therefore the burden of bailing them out would have to have been shared in any case.

- ďAnd there are plenty of...
Forum: Politics 12-12-2010, 11:43
Replies: 22
Views: 1,150
Posted By Scalper Jack
The public forecasts definitely were wrong. It's...

The public forecasts definitely were wrong. It's been looked at in-depth elsewhere (http://newsnetscotland.com/politics/1200-stewart-stevenson-has-gone-he-may-be-gone-some-time).

BBC Scotland radio...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-12-2010, 20:38
Replies: 27
Views: 3,333
Posted By Scalper Jack
Likely not quite as in depth but you can at least...

Likely not quite as in depth but you can at least have a quick look at their rows of shelves

Taking a tour of the Amazon warehouse

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/11924296
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2010, 11:10
Replies: 63
Views: 1,976
Posted By Scalper Jack
An alleged individual, code name Abu Elias, was...

An alleged individual, code name Abu Elias, was named in Holyrood last year. He now lives in USA under a new name. There are also his associates Talb, Jafaar, and others. This is not really new info....
Forum: Broadcasting 07-12-2010, 21:55
Replies: 13
Views: 2,078
Posted By Scalper Jack
There's an extensive thread here about...

There's an extensive thread here about it.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/thereporters/briantaylor/2010/12/eye_of_the_storm.html#comments

BBC Scotland radio was saying 1-2 cm on low ground on Sunday...
Forum: Advice 10-11-2010, 16:39
Replies: 144
Views: 7,030
Posted By Scalper Jack
Get in touch with this guy. Was in a few papers...

Get in touch with this guy. Was in a few papers yesterday.

- "A FILM buff has opened his own cinema because he was tired of the long drive to his nearest multiplex.

Entrepreneur Graeme Reekie...
Forum: Broadcasting 18-10-2010, 11:18
Replies: 33
Views: 4,377
Posted By Scalper Jack
DSF Action had WWF, WCW, ECW and some other...

DSF Action had WWF, WCW, ECW and some other stuff. It wasn't just all wrestling though. I think this occurred with less wrestling being shown on the analogue DSF at that time.
Forum: Politics 18-10-2010, 11:00
Replies: 149
Views: 5,956
Posted By Scalper Jack
That is from old GERS stuff. You do know the...

That is from old GERS stuff. You do know the history behind it? It was invented by the Tories as proof that Scotland is a basket case. Labour now uses them to argue against independence.

You won't...
Forum: General Discussion 20-09-2010, 11:33
Replies: 64
Views: 2,278
Posted By Scalper Jack
Someone so pro-Scots with regards to Queen, Law,...

Someone so pro-Scots with regards to Queen, Law, Government and such, would not be arguing the case to keep Megrahi in jail but rather the integrity and independence of Scots Law under current UK...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2010, 16:40
Replies: 96
Views: 8,970
Posted By Scalper Jack
- In a conference between Mary of Lorraine,...

- In a conference between Mary of Lorraine, regent of Scotland, and an English envoy, the conversation was at first carried on in Scots; but as the envoy did readily understand that language, he was...
Forum: Politics 19-08-2010, 16:27
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By Scalper Jack
Salmond can really do zero on defence. Just as...

Salmond can really do zero on defence. Just as Cameron can with Holyrood-only issues.

Robertson's been on the case about this last year even when Labour were in power. You're likely only hearing...
Forum: General Discussion 30-07-2010, 11:43
Replies: 395
Views: 20,360
Posted By Scalper Jack
What are you trying to say? That I made them up?...

What are you trying to say? That I made them up?

Sorry I don't do that. I'm old enough and been around long enough on here not to play silly games.

I will provide links for them all if I have time...
Forum: Politics 30-07-2010, 10:37
Replies: 54
Views: 2,149
Posted By Scalper Jack
The senator seems more interested in BP, the deal...

The senator seems more interested in BP, the deal in the desert and the prisoner transfer deal, and not so much that Megrahi was released.

He recognises there's two things here. It is however...
Forum: General Discussion 30-07-2010, 10:18
Replies: 395
Views: 20,360
Posted By Scalper Jack
* Little girl shot in face for having a Scottish...

* Little girl shot in face for having a Scottish accent.
* Beaten up for being Scottish. Squaddie in brick attack.
* Mother ran out of England for being Scottish. Victim tells how cats were killed...
Forum: Politics 23-07-2010, 20:25
Replies: 102
Views: 5,673
Posted By Scalper Jack
This is because of the media, possibly purposely,...

This is because of the media, possibly purposely, mixing two separate issues here to create confusion.

You'll see Salmond's letter to the US is with regards to "concerns over any role played by BP...
Forum: Politics 20-07-2010, 09:32
Replies: 18
Views: 1,215
Posted By Scalper Jack
How do you figure that? - "Labour to be...

How do you figure that?

- "Labour to be exposed. Kenny MacAskill... is prepared to provide damaging testimony to the US senators on his dealings on the issue with Jack Straw.. " The Australian...
Forum: General Discussion 17-07-2010, 15:00
Replies: 21
Views: 1,029
Posted By Scalper Jack
Another half-a-story. The cancer expert was...

Another half-a-story. The cancer expert was staggered about what as being reported - the "high unlikely" part on all of this was never mentioned....
Forum: PC and Mac Gaming 14-07-2010, 09:50
Replies: 60
Views: 6,168
Posted By Scalper Jack
Games are on World of Spectrum....

Games are on World of Spectrum. (http://www.worldofspectrum.org/archive.html)

Just click the black 48/128 icon if you want to play online with JAVA, or the cassette link to download to desktop.

I...
Forum: Food and Drink 13-07-2010, 20:59
Replies: 20
Views: 1,254
Posted By Scalper Jack
Always liked the fizzy blue drink, only because...

Always liked the fizzy blue drink, only because the colour was unlike any other tinned drink. I think one kind had ghoulish names.
Forum: General Discussion 13-07-2010, 20:52
Replies: 29
Views: 1,380
Posted By Scalper Jack
What rubbish. What did you find? Post...

What rubbish. What did you find? Post image.

http://img227.imageshack.us/img227/2218/delsomejunk01.jpg
Forum: PC and Mac Gaming 13-07-2010, 19:16
Replies: 60
Views: 6,168
Posted By Scalper Jack
Head over to World of Spectrum. People still...

Head over to World of Spectrum. People still make ZX Spectrum games, mostly for free. Two new ones were released this week.

I recommend Uwol, Quest for Money, that came out late last year....
Forum: Broadcasting 12-07-2010, 11:45
Replies: 58
Views: 4,642
Posted By Scalper Jack
- "Scotland 'Outwatching' England! ...according...

- "Scotland 'Outwatching' England!

...according to figures released today by STV, Scots are usually tuning into matches broadcast on channel 3 in bigger numbers than their English...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2010, 11:18
Replies: 41
Views: 1,466
Posted By Scalper Jack
From what I read the Shakepseare should of been...

From what I read the Shakepseare should of been "scutch" and that scotch was a printing error (not unheard of).

- "My Prompter, who is a North-Country man, says that there is no such word as...
Forum: Sky 02-07-2010, 09:43
Replies: 363
Views: 44,435
Posted By Scalper Jack
Will likely drop down to two mixes and Sky...

Will likely drop down to two mixes and Sky Sports. Used to have all six mixes but currently at four. It won't be a huge saving but it's still something. Won't really miss what is being dropped too...
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