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Forum: General Discussion 27-02-2015, 01:28
Replies: 2,309
Views: 134,166
Posted By Finny Skeleta
That thing where you spend ages writing out an...

That thing where you spend ages writing out an eloquent, informative and witty forum post. Then you re-read, edit and modify every last letter to make sure that eveyrthing you are written is perfect...
Forum: General Discussion 27-02-2015, 01:16
Replies: 2,353
Views: 79,680
Posted By Finny Skeleta
A Gretsch branded bar stool. I don't have a...

A Gretsch branded bar stool.

I don't have a bar.

Nor do I have any surface in my house at which I could sit at the level a bar stool would provide.

Also I have no space in which to store a Gretsch...
Forum: General Discussion 23-02-2015, 21:08
Replies: 107
Views: 2,902
Posted By Finny Skeleta
I used to work for the Stats Office. I soon...

I used to work for the Stats Office.

I soon realised that after just one pint 'Statistics' is impossible to say without sounding really, really drunk.
Forum: General Discussion 19-02-2015, 23:49
Replies: 487
Views: 11,872
Posted By Finny Skeleta
Or is it just a load of young men given a sense...

Or is it just a load of young men given a sense of collective identity and a chance to act rock hard?

Probably your reason actually. Mine has never happened at all in the entire history of the human...
Forum: Politics 18-02-2015, 13:44
Replies: 195
Views: 4,494
Posted By Finny Skeleta
Woah! Speak for yourself there mate. I don't...

Woah! Speak for yourself there mate. I don't agree with that bit in the slightest.
Forum: Politics 18-02-2015, 13:08
Replies: 195
Views: 4,494
Posted By Finny Skeleta
Ok, so put them in one of these jobs and pay them...

Ok, so put them in one of these jobs and pay them at least NMW. If they refuse that then I don't think many people would object to them being sanctioned for that.
Forum: Politics 18-02-2015, 12:59
Replies: 195
Views: 4,494
Posted By Finny Skeleta
Ok, so surely if they work 11 hours, 10 minutes...

Ok, so surely if they work 11 hours, 10 minutes and 45 seconds a week then they have made their contribution? The other 18 hours, 49 minutes 15 seconds is unpaid labour.

It's also a bit strange to...
Forum: Politics 18-02-2015, 12:48
Replies: 195
Views: 4,494
Posted By Finny Skeleta
Yes, if they expect people to work then they...

Yes, if they expect people to work then they should pay people to work.
Forum: Politics 18-02-2015, 02:10
Replies: 195
Views: 4,494
Posted By Finny Skeleta
By 'at the end of it' I meant that the...

By 'at the end of it' I meant that the remuneration should come at the end of the working day/week/month, not that there should just be a job waiting at the end of a period of unpaid or under paid...
Forum: Politics 17-02-2015, 22:58
Replies: 195
Views: 4,494
Posted By Finny Skeleta
As long as there is an actual job for them to do...

As long as there is an actual job for them to do with proper remuneration at the end of it.

A country that punishes those who get the shitty end of the economic stick through no fault of their own...
Forum: Politics 17-02-2015, 21:38
Replies: 195
Views: 4,494
Posted By Finny Skeleta
Simple maths really. If they want young people...

Simple maths really.

If they want young people to work 30 hours per week then they should pay them 153.90 at the end of that week.

Or

If they want to pay young people 57.35 per week then they...
Forum: Politics 17-02-2015, 15:56
Replies: 195
Views: 4,494
Posted By Finny Skeleta
How about - and I know this is a dangerously...

How about - and I know this is a dangerously radical idea - having young people work for pay?
Forum: Sport 15-02-2015, 21:30
Replies: 3,782
Views: 154,348
Posted By Finny Skeleta
Wales got away with that one. It reminded me of...

Wales got away with that one.

It reminded me of back in the early 2000s when Wales were starting to be a bit good but when we played teams who were supposed to be our 'betters' and we would play...
Forum: Sport 14-02-2015, 15:59
Replies: 3,782
Views: 154,348
Posted By Finny Skeleta
Two questions. 1) Who is the person who first...

Two questions.

1) Who is the person who first decided that it would be a good idea to play music after every score in a game rugby?

2) In which city is their gibbeted body on display?
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2015, 22:04
Replies: 2,353
Views: 79,680
Posted By Finny Skeleta
Lots of lovely vinyl arrived by post today. The...

Lots of lovely vinyl arrived by post today.

The new Erase Errata LP that I never expected to see.
The new Dengue Fever LP that I pledged for about a year ago.
An LP by Henry's Funeral Shoe that I...
Forum: General Discussion 05-02-2015, 01:45
Replies: 2,309
Views: 134,166
Posted By Finny Skeleta
Here's one that really arsed me off today. I...

Here's one that really arsed me off today.

I took a trip to the Natural History Museum and the Science Museum this afternoon. I couldn't believe the amount of people who were more interested in...
Forum: Sport 05-02-2015, 01:27
Replies: 3,782
Views: 154,348
Posted By Finny Skeleta
Looks like Wales have got two years off from...

Looks like Wales have got two years off from those shitty Friday games.

Thank Christ!
Forum: General Discussion 03-02-2015, 17:48
Replies: 55
Views: 2,536
Posted By Finny Skeleta
I would say there is something in that as I grew...

I would say there is something in that as I grew up in the same sort of house and I barely feel the cold. I'm sat here in a t-shirt, with the window open and the heating was only on for an hour this...
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2015, 14:47
Replies: 2,309
Views: 134,166
Posted By Finny Skeleta
We have an epidemic of them. Roads, pavements,...

We have an epidemic of them. Roads, pavements, cycle paths, parks, any piece of communal grass; it's all the set for their own personal episode of Kick Start.

Bastards!
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2015, 13:27
Replies: 2,309
Views: 134,166
Posted By Finny Skeleta
Grown men who spend all day everyday charging...

Grown men who spend all day everyday charging around the streets on off-road or unregistered quad bikes.

Ooh, you can rev loud, do wheelies and ride while standing up. Yes dear, I'm looking, Mummy's...
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2015, 11:55
Replies: 36
Views: 810
Posted By Finny Skeleta
I love chess. About two years ago I treated...

I love chess.

About two years ago I treated myself to a nice Staunton chess set. It set me back a couple of hundred but it looks the business and is really satisfying to play on. Every Saturday...
Forum: General Discussion 01-02-2015, 13:57
Replies: 2,309
Views: 134,166
Posted By Finny Skeleta
The way that more and more sites are redesigning...

The way that more and more sites are redesigning their layout to accommodate fat-fingered tablet users.

Everything's starting to look like the Fisher-Price version of the internet now.
Forum: General Discussion 31-01-2015, 01:26
Replies: 70
Views: 4,489
Posted By Finny Skeleta
I also had some blokes in a van try the "We were...

I also had some blokes in a van try the "We were told to deliver these speakers but they gave us too many and we can't take them back. 1500 each they cost but you can have them 350 for a pair"...
Forum: General Discussion 31-01-2015, 00:51
Replies: 70
Views: 4,489
Posted By Finny Skeleta
When I worked in a shop about 20 years ago I had...

When I worked in a shop about 20 years ago I had someone try the 'Confusing Change' routine on me. He bought a copy of The Sun with a 20 note and then started with the old "Here's five pound coins,...
Forum: Movies 30-01-2015, 17:04
Replies: 31
Views: 1,636
Posted By Finny Skeleta
No he doesn't, he has three: Joe, Monco and...

No he doesn't, he has three: Joe, Monco and Blondie. Although some people take this to mean that his name is Joe "Blondie" Monco.

Anyway, my fact:
Portuguese director Manoel de Oliveira made his...
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