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Forum: Politics Yesterday, 21:29
Replies: 218
Views: 10,986
Posted By Welsh-lad
Yes because they disagreed with his politics in...

Yes because they disagreed with his politics in the end.
The 48% who voted Yes to independence weren't then going to vote for a politician who'd told them they were wrong, were they?

Elections are...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 19:38
Replies: 218
Views: 10,986
Posted By Welsh-lad
That's a fallacy. The result in the Highlands...

That's a fallacy. The result in the Highlands region was 47% Yes and 53% No.
The SNP then won the Ross Skye Lochaber seat (which is a subdivision of the Highlands) with 48% of the vote.

This means...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 05:34
Replies: 218
Views: 10,986
Posted By Welsh-lad
I bet Ian Blackford feels shitty this morning,...

I bet Ian Blackford feels shitty this morning, even if the election reuslt isn't related to Kennedy's demise.
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 05:09
Replies: 218
Views: 10,986
Posted By Welsh-lad
Just seen this on BBC :( Wonder if the defeat in...

Just seen this on BBC :(

Wonder if the defeat in Ross, Skye and Lochaber finally did for him? His health (alcoholism etc) was fragile in any case.

55 is too young to go :(
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2015, 22:29
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By Welsh-lad
I can't see the problem really. If the returning...

I can't see the problem really.
If the returning teacher is any good she'll be able to tell instantly from the exercise books, data captures, schemes of work and a brief conversation with either the...
Forum: General Discussion 31-05-2015, 21:18
Replies: 28
Views: 828
Posted By Welsh-lad
Well the BIB doesn't hold. International rugby...

Well the BIB doesn't hold.

International rugby union (Six Nations and it's antecedent competitions):

England = 12 grandslams
Wales = 11 grandslams

Population of England: 54m
Population of Wales: 3m
Forum: Food and Drink 31-05-2015, 08:26
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By Welsh-lad
Better to make two cakes than doubling imo. The...

Better to make two cakes than doubling imo.

The way cakes cook is quite a precise process, so for example when you make a big rich christmas cake you've got to insulate the bottom and sides with...
Forum: Politics 30-05-2015, 17:18
Replies: 308
Views: 7,036
Posted By Welsh-lad
The 'issue' of bag charging has become a DS old...

The 'issue' of bag charging has become a DS old chestnut,

Has that crazy FM turned up yet? - the one who goes on about hippy conspiracy, and giving the impression that the bag charge is tantamount...
Forum: Politics 30-05-2015, 17:03
Replies: 308
Views: 7,036
Posted By Welsh-lad
Oh come off it. I'm as anti-tory as they come but...

Oh come off it. I'm as anti-tory as they come but to try and make this very good move into partisan point-scoring is very silly.

The Labour administration in Wales was the first legislature to...
Forum: Politics 29-05-2015, 05:01
Replies: 117
Views: 2,569
Posted By Welsh-lad
Carry on I say. Totally partisan attack on the...

Carry on I say. Totally partisan attack on the way the opposition party is funded.

At least it's not bankrolled by a small bunch of self-interested millionaires.

I say carry on because I really...
Forum: Politics 28-05-2015, 01:17
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By Welsh-lad
What 'extra powers' will the National Assembly for Wales get?

This all seems very vague.

The Assembly has had problems since its establishment due to the complicated settlement. Too many areas default to Westminster, meaning the Assembly has to make constant...
Forum: General Discussion 27-05-2015, 17:59
Replies: 114
Views: 4,465
Posted By Welsh-lad
Yeah that's how we operate and we alternate. One...

Yeah that's how we operate and we alternate. One does the washing, one does the drying.
The one who's washing then clears the cloth and table mats away and puts the dry crocks back in the cupboard...
Forum: General Discussion 27-05-2015, 17:54
Replies: 114
Views: 4,465
Posted By Welsh-lad
You keep believing that. The number of takeaways...

You keep believing that. The number of takeaways caught out and sanctioned annually in my county alone is pretty remarkable.

I love the fact you think you can trust strangers above one's own...
Forum: Politics 27-05-2015, 16:59
Replies: 62
Views: 1,724
Posted By Welsh-lad
What a mess. It is ultimately down to the...

What a mess.

It is ultimately down to the inhabitants of course, but I wish the whole place had been unified with the republic when Irish independence happened.
Forum: General Discussion 27-05-2015, 13:11
Replies: 114
Views: 4,465
Posted By Welsh-lad
So takeaways are ok, even though one has no...

So takeaways are ok, even though one has no control whatsoever over the premises or their food preparation practices, but a tea towel in oneís own home (where one can be very careful about how and...
Forum: Politics 27-05-2015, 00:07
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By Welsh-lad
Loved the fact that the last 'outside visit' was...

Loved the fact that the last 'outside visit' was to Carmarthenshire and an interview with Sir Rhys Hopkin Morris - one of the last great Liberals.

My gran had a signed photo of him.
Carmarthenshire...
Forum: General Discussion 26-05-2015, 23:56
Replies: 127
Views: 4,677
Posted By Welsh-lad
Yeah? What's raping altar boys then?

Yeah? What's raping altar boys then?
Forum: General Discussion 26-05-2015, 23:09
Replies: 114
Views: 4,465
Posted By Welsh-lad
Perhaps you have preoccupation/anxiety problems...

Perhaps you have preoccupation/anxiety problems then, in which you have magnified the risks of contamination/infection beyond reason.
Forum: General Discussion 26-05-2015, 23:03
Replies: 114
Views: 4,465
Posted By Welsh-lad
No it would not seem a good idea... but as usual,...

No it would not seem a good idea... but as usual, you are making a strawman argument.

We're not talking about a large group of randoms or about using a 'rag', we're talking about a small family of...
Forum: Politics 26-05-2015, 18:05
Replies: 321
Views: 9,288
Posted By Welsh-lad
I remember asking my grandparents about Churchill...

I remember asking my grandparents about Churchill ( they being born in 1904, 1907, 1915 and 1923 respectively), and none of them could stand him.

My maternal grandmother in particular loathed him...
Forum: General Discussion 26-05-2015, 08:34
Replies: 126
Views: 4,363
Posted By Welsh-lad
Cow's milk comes from.... a cow.

Cow's milk comes from.... a cow.
Forum: General Discussion 26-05-2015, 00:38
Replies: 114
Views: 4,465
Posted By Welsh-lad
I still don't get what is unhygienic about drying...

I still don't get what is unhygienic about drying a clean plate with a clean cloth... not that I buy into the contemporary hysteria about hygiene in any case.

When you see the state of some people's...
Forum: Politics 25-05-2015, 19:43
Replies: 41
Views: 1,621
Posted By Welsh-lad
Itís hyperbole dear, a rhetorical technique. Iíll...

Itís hyperbole dear, a rhetorical technique.
Iíll give you other examples to help you understand:

ďI nearly died laughing, it was so funny.Ē
ďItís the hottest day ever.Ē

In this case in question it...
Forum: General Discussion 25-05-2015, 19:26
Replies: 126
Views: 4,363
Posted By Welsh-lad
...though I must say I do dislike UHT. In the...

...though I must say I do dislike UHT.

In the words of Father Ted:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBwwcU2c3u4
Forum: General Discussion 25-05-2015, 19:21
Replies: 126
Views: 4,363
Posted By Welsh-lad
Don't care. I like it - it's tasty and luxurious,...

Don't care. I like it - it's tasty and luxurious, especially whole milk.
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