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Forum: Big Brother Appreciation 31-12-2010, 16:07
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Posted By wonkeydonkey
Thanks and happy new year to you too. Am away...

Thanks and happy new year to you too. Am away in the frozen north with no computer so can't keep in touch much until I get back. Hope the night in Brighton goes well for Shabby, though four hours...
Forum: Big Brother 29-12-2010, 08:06
Replies: 26
Views: 2,048
Posted By wonkeydonkey
True I guess. I think a lot of it was on the...

True I guess. I think a lot of it was on the Showbiz forum as well - if you did get involved it seemed to be a big presence between the two forums.



Hence my DS joining date. I used to venture in...
Forum: Big Brother 29-12-2010, 00:09
Replies: 1,589
Views: 68,627
Posted By wonkeydonkey
Fat dad of 8, who turned out not to be BB11...

Fat dad of 8, who turned out not to be BB11 Steve. Shame.

No one EVER remembers me even though I had 18,000 posts. :cry: I knew I should have posted about something other than string. My name...
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 22:02
Replies: 150
Views: 6,528
Posted By wonkeydonkey
Well that's pig-headed. :rolleyes: Of course I...

Well that's pig-headed. :rolleyes: Of course I pay bills to have repairs done, otherwise the council would come down on me like a ton of bricks. If a tenant so much as chucks a couple of binbags...
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 21:56
Replies: 103
Views: 4,817
Posted By wonkeydonkey
Oh dear. :( That does sound awful. I agree...

Oh dear. :( That does sound awful. I agree that it has been a plague-ridden Christmas. Half my family were too ill to come or (those that live here) to get out of bed.
Forum: Big Brother 28-12-2010, 21:54
Replies: 26
Views: 2,048
Posted By wonkeydonkey
Yeah, that was a low point. Why did a few people...

Yeah, that was a low point. Why did a few people NEED to prove that Jade wasn't really ill? One FM swore that she had seen the medical records that proved she had Munchhausens. Bizarre and...
Forum: Big Brother 28-12-2010, 21:50
Replies: 19
Views: 1,709
Posted By wonkeydonkey
One: Everything was brand new and exciting, even...

One: Everything was brand new and exciting, even the sight of someone sweeping the girls bedroom.

Two: Seemed even better - Brian was a star from day one and I had a tiny weeny crush on...
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 16:53
Replies: 150
Views: 6,528
Posted By wonkeydonkey
I never check my tenants. I let through two...

I never check my tenants. I let through two homelessness charities who put up an indemnity of one month's rent. Apart from that I rely on faith, hope and prayer. Sometimes it works really well -...
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 16:47
Replies: 57
Views: 2,122
Posted By wonkeydonkey
I'm sure they did. There is never any danger of...

I'm sure they did. There is never any danger of the world running out of ill-informed people with no experience in the field willing to trumpet their ignorant opinions. As I said before, the press...
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 16:44
Replies: 19
Views: 856
Posted By wonkeydonkey
Might work if you crossed the central reservation...

Might work if you crossed the central reservation and drove the wrong way - ?
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 14:50
Replies: 57
Views: 2,122
Posted By wonkeydonkey
Nomadic hunter/gatherer societies and subsistence...

Nomadic hunter/gatherer societies and subsistence farming communities all depend on an element of population stability. Any one of many factors, eg population displacement due to war, drought or...
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 14:44
Replies: 61
Views: 2,751
Posted By wonkeydonkey
School crossing patrols at traffic lights are...

School crossing patrols at traffic lights are there to stop the children following their natural tendency to sprint across the road whenever they see a little gap in the traffic. They can also work...
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 14:26
Replies: 57
Views: 2,122
Posted By wonkeydonkey
Very true. Nobel prizewinning economist Herbert...

Very true. Nobel prizewinning economist Herbert Simon has assessed what he calls ‘social capital’, which means the percentage of our wealth that we owe to accidents of birth – being born in a...
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 14:23
Replies: 57
Views: 2,122
Posted By wonkeydonkey
It is not for you to decide whether someone...

It is not for you to decide whether someone else's life is worth living. You can assess your own if you like, but even the poorest people can experience love and joy in their lives. You seem to be...
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 13:44
Replies: 150
Views: 6,528
Posted By wonkeydonkey
I don't know what you mean? A landlord can evict...

I don't know what you mean? A landlord can evict a tenant for no reason at all if the tenancy is at an end - that is what a tenancy agreement is all about. If you want a Section 8 notice of...
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 13:36
Replies: 150
Views: 6,528
Posted By wonkeydonkey
This doesn't make sense though. The private...

This doesn't make sense though. The private rental market used to be FAR bigger than it is today. There are always people who need to rent and it is just ridiculous for people to pretend that...
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 13:26
Replies: 57
Views: 2,122
Posted By wonkeydonkey
No no, let's start with you and see how things...

No no, let's start with you and see how things go. No point in starting with people who may be sensible and compassionate.
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2010, 13:25
Replies: 57
Views: 2,122
Posted By wonkeydonkey
That is less than half the story though. There...

That is less than half the story though. There is plenty of corruption in the world, but the biggest enemy of the poorer countries of Africa/ Asia is the way they are prohibited from trading on an...
Forum: Big Brother 28-12-2010, 12:54
Replies: 26
Views: 2,048
Posted By wonkeydonkey
There's something in that. Loads of threads on...

There's something in that. Loads of threads on other topic turned into ill-tempered "JJJ are fake" ones or Mario-versus-Ben ones; and really, what is there left to say on these topics? JJJ still...
Forum: Big Brother 28-12-2010, 09:29
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By wonkeydonkey
I see what you mean - that is oddly engrossing. ...

I see what you mean - that is oddly engrossing. :)
Forum: Big Brother 28-12-2010, 08:55
Replies: 26
Views: 2,048
Posted By wonkeydonkey
It's a funny little forum at the moment, with a...

It's a funny little forum at the moment, with a few active appreciation threads and almost no new discussions at all on the main forum. My memory of previous eras between BB's is that there were...
Forum: Big Brother Appreciation 28-12-2010, 08:46
Replies: 3,122
Views: 201,819
Posted By wonkeydonkey
Am obviously only person left in world. :o ...

Am obviously only person left in world. :o Shabby officially cutest kid ever (apart from my own of course). http://twitpic.com/3kd7zs
Forum: Big Brother Appreciation 27-12-2010, 20:06
Replies: 3,122
Views: 201,819
Posted By wonkeydonkey
Shabby's Twitter characteristically breathless...

Shabby's Twitter characteristically breathless with a new idea each day. Today's big enthusiasm is new tee shirt line. Tomorrow it may be a children's book or a range of soups or formula 1 racing...
Forum: General Discussion 27-12-2010, 09:27
Replies: 62
Views: 5,911
Posted By wonkeydonkey
Can't see the issue. You would be stuck in a...

Can't see the issue. You would be stuck in a space exactly the same size as any other lift. The health and safety issues with paternosters were more that people mistimed getting in and out and fell...
Forum: General Discussion 27-12-2010, 09:23
Replies: 29
Views: 2,350
Posted By wonkeydonkey
Anyone is welcome to my variety box of Ferrero...

Anyone is welcome to my variety box of Ferrero Rocher and my Mock the Week book. :(
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