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Forum: TV Shows: UK Today, 22:36
Replies: 750
Views: 67,908
Posted By vauxhall1964
Stopped singing? Her discography says...

Stopped singing? Her discography says otherwise...she released loads of singles and albums through the 70s and beyond ... all of which flopped....
Forum: Politics Today, 01:20
Replies: 29
Views: 927
Posted By vauxhall1964
never ... apart from 2012 when Labour outpolled...

never ... apart from 2012 when Labour outpolled all other parties at the Edinburgh local elections.
Forum: TV Shows: UK Today, 00:45
Replies: 750
Views: 67,908
Posted By vauxhall1964
Odd then that Cilla never had a big hit anywhere...

Odd then that Cilla never had a big hit anywhere after 1971 while those two were having global hits in the 80s..and in Cher's case into the 90s.
Forum: TV Shows: UK Today, 00:08
Replies: 750
Views: 67,908
Posted By vauxhall1964
Not really. MTV made many UK acts overnight stars...

Not really. MTV made many UK acts overnight stars in the 80s. Duran Duran, Boy George, Tears for Fears, etc became household names without spending years on the road there. Cilla, unlike Dusty...
Forum: Eurovision Song Contest 28-09-2014, 11:29
Replies: 7,889
Views: 242,391
Posted By vauxhall1964
"The 2011 census collected a total of 19,104...

"The 2011 census collected a total of 19,104 surnames. The top 10 are: Borg, Camilleri, Vella, Farrugia, Zammit, Galea, Micallef, Grech, Attard, Spiteri and Azzopardi. And 25 per cent of the...
Forum: Politics 28-09-2014, 10:20
Replies: 36
Views: 1,582
Posted By vauxhall1964
well it took 4,000 per hour during the war in...

well it took 4,000 per hour during the war in neighbouring Kosovo

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kosovo_refugees_in_Albania
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-09-2014, 10:03
Replies: 750
Views: 67,908
Posted By vauxhall1964
the first bit may well be true but the second...

the first bit may well be true but the second claim is ludicrous given that she hasn't adopted RP speech (in public at least). And she'd hardly approve a TV show about her working class origins if...
Forum: Doctor Who 27-09-2014, 21:08
Replies: 427
Views: 31,509
Posted By vauxhall1964
Why is Dr Who on at 9pm? I guess because kids...

Why is Dr Who on at 9pm?

I guess because kids would find this boring as hell. Actually, not just the kids.
Forum: Politics 26-09-2014, 01:28
Replies: 55
Views: 2,109
Posted By vauxhall1964
Not really. There are hardly any real SNP...

Not really. There are hardly any real SNP 'heartlands', ie where they get 50%+ of the vote. They get MPs elected in places like Western Isles, Moray, Banff, Perth etc because they can poll 30-40%,...
Forum: General Discussion 25-09-2014, 22:03
Replies: 175
Views: 5,398
Posted By vauxhall1964
I seriously have no idea where you get that idea...

I seriously have no idea where you get that idea from. I have lived in Germany and visit at least twice a year for years and that period is acknowledged everywhere and often, from TV documentaries to...
Forum: Broadcasting 24-09-2014, 14:07
Replies: 443
Views: 59,257
Posted By vauxhall1964
QR codes?? There's a reason you don't see them in...

QR codes?? There's a reason you don't see them in advertising anymore: they died a death.
Forum: Politics 24-09-2014, 12:21
Replies: 69
Views: 1,734
Posted By vauxhall1964
Wrong. I would only use the phrase "settled will"...

Wrong. I would only use the phrase "settled will" if one side had scored 60%+ of the vote. It's clear that on this issue the Scots have no settled will. The Ashcroft poll after the vote showed a...
Forum: Politics 23-09-2014, 23:50
Replies: 69
Views: 1,734
Posted By vauxhall1964
oh spare us the ""settled will" line. Yes were...

oh spare us the ""settled will" line. Yes were only 6% short of winning and the polls were all over the place. The will is far from settled. No doubt there will be more polls in the next 12 months...
Forum: General Discussion 23-09-2014, 15:18
Replies: 273
Views: 11,161
Posted By vauxhall1964
You clearly weren't reading the breakdown of the...

You clearly weren't reading the breakdown of the polls that showed very clearly that Yes was getting large support from the middle classes. Here's the last poll published before the vote that had a...
Forum: General Discussion 23-09-2014, 14:53
Replies: 152
Views: 5,282
Posted By vauxhall1964
Strange. Just back from Glasgow and I heard lots...

Strange. Just back from Glasgow and I heard lots of Gaelic... by turning on the TV to BBC Alba...watched by over 600,000 people each week:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BBC_Alba
Forum: Politics 23-09-2014, 10:13
Replies: 85
Views: 2,460
Posted By vauxhall1964
a teen today able to afford a house in Edinburgh...

a teen today able to afford a house in Edinburgh in 20 years time? Only if daddy is a hedge fund manager
Forum: Showbiz 09-09-2014, 01:08
Replies: 39
Views: 5,020
Posted By vauxhall1964
he certainly was obsessed with gay men and their...

he certainly was obsessed with gay men and their sex lives. Definitely deserves to be left back in the 80s
Forum: Politics 09-09-2014, 01:04
Replies: 12,862
Views: 356,095
Posted By vauxhall1964
nah, John Barrowman doing his Scottish accent is...

nah, John Barrowman doing his Scottish accent is far scarier

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sArFksxhV-0
Forum: Politics 08-09-2014, 21:22
Replies: 12,862
Views: 356,095
Posted By vauxhall1964
rather you mean it's not very convenient... for...

rather you mean it's not very convenient... for those who say the sky will fall in if independence is achieved.
Forum: Politics 08-09-2014, 20:54
Replies: 12,862
Views: 356,095
Posted By vauxhall1964
I think it's more of a case of some British...

I think it's more of a case of some British nationalists never having forgiven the Irish for not coming crawling back half starved and begging to be let back into the Union. I've heard the same...
Forum: Politics 08-09-2014, 20:34
Replies: 12,862
Views: 356,095
Posted By vauxhall1964
Well that sinks the theory that the YouGov poll...

Well that sinks the theory that the YouGov poll was somehow a rogue result. From a pollster that conducts face to face questioning on the doorstep too rather than using panels recruited online like...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2014, 00:23
Replies: 671
Views: 21,574
Posted By vauxhall1964
oh dear. You're not very widely travelled, are...

oh dear. You're not very widely travelled, are you? Ever crossed the border between Belgium or France? Or Germany and Austria? Or Sweden and Norway? It's not all watch towers and minefields, you know.
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2014, 00:19
Replies: 671
Views: 21,574
Posted By vauxhall1964
hmm countries rich in oil tend not to do the...

hmm countries rich in oil tend not to do the starving thing, Einstein
Forum: Politics 08-09-2014, 00:13
Replies: 12,862
Views: 356,095
Posted By vauxhall1964
yes because so many European countries who got...

yes because so many European countries who got their independence ended up regretting it and asking to hand it back. For a start., such as.... er,... I'll get back to you on this.
Forum: Politics 07-09-2014, 00:33
Replies: 12,862
Views: 356,095
Posted By vauxhall1964
One polling company cannot move from being biased...

One polling company cannot move from being biased in favour of one side to then biased in favour of the other within a month! Well for the NO side it can, it seems.
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