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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 23:01
Replies: 83
Views: 2,334
Posted By *Sparkle*
Excuse me! Don't tar the whole of Scotland with...

Excuse me! Don't tar the whole of Scotland with the same sickly, sweet and vile drink.

It's only really popular in the Glasgow area, and even there it's considered a bit of a joke.:p
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 21:01
Replies: 18
Views: 1,299
Posted By *Sparkle*
In this case it was about supposed super-foods,...

In this case it was about supposed super-foods, and in many cases, it was a load of nonsense, such as grapefruit for dieting (despite the OP not noticing the conclusion).

If something really is that...
Forum: TV Shows: UK Yesterday, 20:24
Replies: 160
Views: 12,914
Posted By *Sparkle*
Well I enjoyed this, although the fact there was...

Well I enjoyed this, although the fact there was very little else on tv helped to make it worth-while.

I used to work in emergency planning, which added a bit of spice to proceedings. To those...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 10:04
Replies: 73
Views: 2,462
Posted By *Sparkle*
Please do go. My understanding is that often the...

Please do go. My understanding is that often the headaches aren't caused by bad eyesight, so much as your eyes being different to each other. If you have one eye that is slightly deteriorating,...
Forum: Politics Yesterday, 09:14
Replies: 31
Views: 859
Posted By *Sparkle*
To be honest, I'm not fussed what politicians get...

To be honest, I'm not fussed what politicians get up to in their own time, so long as it isn't causing particular harm to anyone, interfere with their work, or they are involved in an extreme...
Forum: Sport Yesterday, 08:45
Replies: 982
Views: 34,884
Posted By *Sparkle*
You could understand Wardy's loss last week. It...

You could understand Wardy's loss last week. It was unrealistic to expect a good performance so soon after Davis Cup and grass, but this week is disappointing. I hope he doesn't lose too much...
Forum: Sport 28-07-2015, 08:06
Replies: 982
Views: 34,884
Posted By *Sparkle*
I think some translations made it sound as if he...

I think some translations made it sound as if he was saying he was normal, so not gay, which you could interpret as him saying being gay is not normal. However, if you read his comments in context,...
Forum: Sport 28-07-2015, 07:58
Replies: 66
Views: 5,667
Posted By *Sparkle*
IMO, she has way more than a chance. She will...

IMO, she has way more than a chance. She will be one of the favourites for the International Award, even if she does nothing else all season.

As for Wimbledon crowd being terrible - whoever...
Forum: Politics 28-07-2015, 07:43
Replies: 361
Views: 9,800
Posted By *Sparkle*
It's selective democracy, which is a bit like...

It's selective democracy, which is a bit like selective deafness. We've all got a family member who suffers it.

"Can you put the bins out dear?"
"..."

"Would you like a cup of tea dear?"
"Yes...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-07-2015, 21:51
Replies: 74
Views: 5,991
Posted By *Sparkle*
I wondered if the need to 'save the farm' was an...

I wondered if the need to 'save the farm' was an attempt by the producers to add tension, but I'm presuming the farm is safe enough. This man inherited it, and while it might have been nice if he...
Forum: General Discussion 27-07-2015, 21:17
Replies: 73
Views: 2,462
Posted By *Sparkle*
I was about -10 and -9 with astigmatism before...

I was about -10 and -9 with astigmatism before having my eyes lasered. When I first fancied it, I read a thing in Boots opticians saying they didn't do anyone with less than -5, but was told that...
Forum: Sport 27-07-2015, 19:59
Replies: 982
Views: 34,884
Posted By *Sparkle*
That's not at all what I was suggesting. In...

That's not at all what I was suggesting. In spite of what some people claim, very few of the girlfriends spend the whole time following their man around the world. As I said before, Sisca...
Forum: Politics 27-07-2015, 19:12
Replies: 361
Views: 9,800
Posted By *Sparkle*
It's best not to place too much value in anything...

It's best not to place too much value in anything Salmond says. He's one of those people who get twitchy if they've not made headlines for a few days, so he comes out with something he knows will...
Forum: Sport 26-07-2015, 14:49
Replies: 982
Views: 34,884
Posted By *Sparkle*
I suppose we wouldn't know for sure until someone...

I suppose we wouldn't know for sure until someone does it, but who wants to go first?
Forum: Sport 26-07-2015, 14:18
Replies: 982
Views: 34,884
Posted By *Sparkle*
I agree striing about players maybe wanting their...

I agree striing about players maybe wanting their private life to be private. Not everyone enjoys the attention, and it may be nothing to do with being 'brave', so much as shy.

I'd expect it to be...
Forum: General Discussion 26-07-2015, 13:11
Replies: 35
Views: 1,170
Posted By *Sparkle*
The regulation of cannabis is over the top, and...

The regulation of cannabis is over the top, and possibly one of the reasons people presume that the 'legal highs' are not dangerous, but a lot of what is sold around here is really, really bad for...
Forum: Sport 26-07-2015, 10:03
Replies: 982
Views: 34,884
Posted By *Sparkle*
Yes, it's his position on the Player Council that...

Yes, it's his position on the Player Council that makes it extra dodgy, but arguably it's up to the rest of the council, or the players he represents to pull him up.

I missed comments by Stacey...
Forum: Politics 26-07-2015, 09:54
Replies: 105
Views: 3,962
Posted By *Sparkle*
Much as I dislike a lot of politicians, and the...

Much as I dislike a lot of politicians, and the current government treats public sector employees poorly (the SNP administration at Scottish Government isn't much better btw), the idea they get three...
Forum: General Discussion 26-07-2015, 09:49
Replies: 35
Views: 1,170
Posted By *Sparkle*
Seems fair. The culprits are the ones who sell...

Seems fair. The culprits are the ones who sell it, not those who buy it.



I don't see how this is worse. The people who have been selling them from shops are already dodgy, but being in a shop,...
Forum: General Discussion 26-07-2015, 08:14
Replies: 59
Views: 3,384
Posted By *Sparkle*
Just watch the documentary "The Full Monty" for...

Just watch the documentary "The Full Monty" for an accurate portrayal. :D
Forum: Sport 26-07-2015, 07:47
Replies: 982
Views: 34,884
Posted By *Sparkle*
I think once there are gay rumours about someone,...

I think once there are gay rumours about someone, then they circulate and circulate, and everyone uses it as evidence that any suspicion is justified. See also doping.

For all we like to think...
Forum: General Discussion 24-07-2015, 19:36
Replies: 367
Views: 9,083
Posted By *Sparkle*
They will be required to be able to do the job. ...

They will be required to be able to do the job. Having a second language is not a substitute for the other requirements. People without a second language are not being excluded from applying for...
Forum: Politics 24-07-2015, 18:47
Replies: 74
Views: 3,933
Posted By *Sparkle*
She probably is, but more importantly, Sky is...

She probably is, but more importantly, Sky is owned by a man who really, really doesn't want a Labour government.



Another publication that is definitely Tory. I'd laugh, except abusing the very...
Forum: Sport 24-07-2015, 18:14
Replies: 982
Views: 34,884
Posted By *Sparkle*
Popbitch isn't a specialist tennis forum, and...

Popbitch isn't a specialist tennis forum, and they do like (need) to keep things vague. For all we know, "Wimbledon favourite" might just be code for 'tennis player', It's also the business of...
Forum: General Discussion 24-07-2015, 09:22
Replies: 367
Views: 9,083
Posted By *Sparkle*
If you accept those tests have to be passed, why...

If you accept those tests have to be passed, why worry that they are somehow not required for the bilingual applicants?

And just because you don't think it's necessary doesn't mean that other...
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