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Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 20:15
Replies: 64
Views: 3,482
Posted By towers
Oil will eventually run out - it took millions of...

Oil will eventually run out - it took millions of years to create. don't ya know - so electric or solar powered cars will probably be the future.
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 20:01
Replies: 218
Views: 5,723
Posted By towers
The OP was simply asking - should the UK...

The OP was simply asking - should the UK introduce thought police?

Why do people have a problem with that question?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-12-2010, 10:30
Replies: 35
Views: 2,575
Posted By towers
You said that people in the UK get their...

You said that people in the UK get their proirities wrong when it comes to animal welfare vs human welfare and yet the UK is one of the best countries in the world for both human rights and animal...
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 10:22
Replies: 218
Views: 5,723
Posted By towers
What a stupid thing to say! :rolleyes: The OP...

What a stupid thing to say! :rolleyes: The OP wasn't saying anything of the kind.

I do think throwing someone in jail because of an opinion - a very foolish opinion - is debateable at best and scary...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-12-2010, 10:09
Replies: 35
Views: 2,575
Posted By towers
So the RSPCA shouldn't try to prosecute someone...

So the RSPCA shouldn't try to prosecute someone who thought it was ok to kick a puppies skull in?

It died of course.

Funnily enough, the countries with the best animal welfare laws, often have...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-12-2010, 10:04
Replies: 35
Views: 2,575
Posted By towers
The RSPCA shelter I did work experience in...

The RSPCA shelter I did work experience in several years ago was far from super. It was run down and b******y cold in the winter, especially in the dog section.

And since then, they've had to close...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-12-2010, 09:58
Replies: 365
Views: 58,212
Posted By towers
I believe someone said earlier in the thread -...

I believe someone said earlier in the thread - someone who's read the book - that Nigel did mend his relationship with his step-mother and even took her out to dinner.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-12-2010, 08:55
Replies: 35
Views: 2,575
Posted By towers
I agree, sort of. Whilst the intention is good,...

I agree, sort of.

Whilst the intention is good, I can't help thinking that it's going to take more than money to save animals like polar bears and tigers, like a change of attitude from governments...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-12-2010, 08:26
Replies: 365
Views: 58,212
Posted By towers
Since this drama was based on real people, it's...

Since this drama was based on real people, it's good that they didn't come across as totally likeable and instead had real personalities. It must have been hard for the father though, knowing that...
Forum: General Discussion 30-12-2010, 16:52
Replies: 28
Views: 848
Posted By towers
It's been said that 1,000,000 these days isn't...

It's been said that 1,000,000 these days isn't worth what it was ten years ago. You can't retire on 1,000,000 unless you're careful how you spend the money - in other words, you don't waste it on...
Forum: General Discussion 30-12-2010, 16:12
Replies: 416
Views: 16,199
Posted By towers
If the father was considered to be a danger to...

If the father was considered to be a danger to his son, the police had every right to do what they did.

If the father wasn't considered to be a danger to his son and it was just that he didn't have...
Forum: General Discussion 30-12-2010, 15:51
Replies: 194
Views: 8,352
Posted By towers
That's because children are the prime target of...

That's because children are the prime target of junk food :rolleyes: which is fine as a treat but not on a regular basis.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 30-12-2010, 15:38
Replies: 108
Views: 9,595
Posted By towers
Carol Klein has a 6 part series starting on the...

Carol Klein has a 6 part series starting on the 7th January, showing her own cottage garden throughout the seasons in 2009, starting with winter.

Glad to hear that this enthusiastic presenter is...
Forum: General Discussion 30-12-2010, 10:38
Replies: 46
Views: 2,528
Posted By towers
This is true apparently. According to Doctors,...

This is true apparently.

According to Doctors, before the age of about 50, women are at less risk of heart disease than men because much of their weight goes on their bum and thighs. However after...
Forum: General Discussion 30-12-2010, 10:24
Replies: 1,176
Views: 34,549
Posted By towers
If a complex being like God can be created out of...

If a complex being like God can be created out of nothing, so can the Earth and all the lifeforms in it. ;)

Just because humans can't yet explain every aspect of life, it doesn't mean a mythical...
Forum: General Discussion 30-12-2010, 08:12
Replies: 40
Views: 1,555
Posted By towers
I only look forward to the new year if I've...

I only look forward to the new year if I've actually got something to look forward to. One year, it was the birth of a niece or nephew. :)

Also as a gardener, I look forward to early spring, when...
Forum: General Discussion 30-12-2010, 07:57
Replies: 149
Views: 5,884
Posted By towers
I agree - although situating call centres in a...

I agree - although situating call centres in a different country to where the customer lives isn't about advancing technology but saving money - but they need to understand that not everyone on...
Forum: General Discussion 30-12-2010, 07:38
Replies: 223
Views: 12,004
Posted By towers
Even in shops where customers need serving every...

Even in shops where customers need serving every 60 seconds, some managers don't like their cashiers standing behind the till twidling their thumbs, if a customer doesn't need serving at that...
Forum: General Discussion 30-12-2010, 06:36
Replies: 25
Views: 1,056
Posted By towers
There's a number of things shop workers hate...

There's a number of things shop workers hate being asked to do by their managers and supervisors but quite often, customers grumble at the store assistants themselves, rather than bother the people...
Forum: General Discussion 30-12-2010, 06:27
Replies: 149
Views: 5,884
Posted By towers
I'm more concerned about people losing their jobs...

I'm more concerned about people losing their jobs when self-service checkouts become more popular. How can the government moan about people on benefits on the one hand but allow jobs to dissapear on...
Forum: General Discussion 30-12-2010, 06:14
Replies: 223
Views: 12,004
Posted By towers
That phrase is only used by people who don't work...

That phrase is only used by people who don't work on shop floors in the 21st century :rolleyes:

The customer is not right when they talk on their mobile phone whilst being served
The cusomer is not...
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 17:36
Replies: 3,040
Views: 354,243
Posted By towers
As someone who's worked in retail, I agree with...

As someone who's worked in retail, I agree with the statements bolded but I think you seriously need to re-think working in retail. :rolleyes:
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 17:23
Replies: 81
Views: 6,069
Posted By towers
I've noticed that too. :confused: A 15 year old...

I've noticed that too. :confused: A 15 year old boy being murdered is just as important as a young woman being murdered.
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 17:12
Replies: 224
Views: 13,590
Posted By towers
The same for me. :) But in order to keep away...

The same for me. :)

But in order to keep away the 'new year blues' I replace the decorations with indoor spring bulbs, with daffodils being the best because once the flowers have faded, you can...
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 12:21
Replies: 45
Views: 1,503
Posted By towers
I think I just gradually realised by the time I...

I think I just gradually realised by the time I was 9 or 10.

I remember when I was 6 or 7 in the early hours of Christmas morning, going into my parent's bedroom and telling them that I could hear...
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