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Forum: Politics 21-05-2015, 12:42
Replies: 37
Views: 994
Posted By Cythna
The year before the last recession hit the...

The year before the last recession hit the deficit was 30 billion, and had been running at a similar figure for around 30 years. In 2008 the deficit was 800 billion, money spent to prop up the...
Forum: Politics 18-05-2015, 08:26
Replies: 199
Views: 4,632
Posted By Cythna
That piece of film is sickening. What makes it...

That piece of film is sickening. What makes it worse is that took place so recently-so much for the ban.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 08-05-2015, 01:00
Replies: 2,007
Views: 140,956
Posted By Cythna
Interesting to compare what the two teams have...

Interesting to compare what the two teams have had to eat:

Women:
Two snakes
One fish caught, one 'begged'
Three pigs
Barnacles
Yucca
Almonds
Berries
Forum: TV Shows: UK 08-05-2015, 00:49
Replies: 2,007
Views: 140,956
Posted By Cythna
According to the Website a single coconut has...

According to the Website a single coconut has 1.000 calories. With the Yucca and berries she'd not starve.
Forum: Politics 06-05-2015, 01:22
Replies: 44
Views: 1,328
Posted By Cythna
I was pleased when the Scots voted to stay in the...

I was pleased when the Scots voted to stay in the Union. However it seems that David Cameron and the Conservatives are now trying to create a separation themselves. The people of Scotland have the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-05-2015, 12:28
Replies: 2,007
Views: 140,956
Posted By Cythna
Actually you can be long or short sighted as a...

Actually you can be long or short sighted as a young person, although short sightedness is more common. Both are caused by the eye being either slightly too long or slightly too short for the lens to...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-04-2015, 21:37
Replies: 2,007
Views: 140,956
Posted By Cythna
True. However they normally would use a clay pot...

True. However they normally would use a clay pot to carry it in, or perhaps metal. You could hear the women saying they could have the fire if they'd had a metal container. It seems to me that they...
Forum: TV Shows: Reality 23-04-2015, 08:33
Replies: 3,563
Views: 213,025
Posted By Cythna
That's funny because he reminds me of the gay...

That's funny because he reminds me of the gay vicar in Coronation Street!
Forum: Politics 22-04-2015, 01:22
Replies: 112
Views: 3,231
Posted By Cythna
Most recent edit on WikiLeaks by this user was...

Most recent edit on WikiLeaks by this user was Easter, only a couple of weeks ago.

PS He's my MP unfortuneately!
Forum: Politics 22-04-2015, 01:16
Replies: 32
Views: 881
Posted By Cythna
Something that is never mentioned in talking...

Something that is never mentioned in talking about people downsizing in social housing is how expensive it can be. When I moved to my new home there were carpets and curtains left by the previous...
Forum: Politics 19-04-2015, 21:49
Replies: 40
Views: 1,219
Posted By Cythna
The proportion of the economy that goes on wages...

The proportion of the economy that goes on wages has dropped in the last twenty years. It was at the highest during the seventies when half the 'pot' went in wages, and it is now down to around...
Forum: Politics 17-04-2015, 22:30
Replies: 236
Views: 6,534
Posted By Cythna
Yes. Someone said to me recently, 'I'm not...

Yes. Someone said to me recently, 'I'm not racist, I just don't like black people.'!
Forum: Politics 12-04-2015, 01:54
Replies: 43
Views: 1,249
Posted By Cythna
I don't like the way Cameron uses Ivan every time...

I don't like the way Cameron uses Ivan every time he's questioned about disability. While the poor boy was alive there were several pictures published of Cameron with his son, taken at different...
Forum: Politics 22-03-2015, 14:00
Replies: 38
Views: 1,725
Posted By Cythna
You're not wrong. There were twelve people in the...

You're not wrong. There were twelve people in the front row, and perhaps five were black, tops.

A lot of the white people were supporting the criticism of the Philip's programme, and one black man...
Forum: Politics 26-02-2015, 09:34
Replies: 125
Views: 3,285
Posted By Cythna
Not addressed to me, but here's how I see...

Not addressed to me, but here's how I see it.

Many years ago during the Irish troubles, I had some sympathy for the goals of the IRA. However, I loathed the way they behaved, (as I did the UVF). You...
Forum: Politics 26-02-2015, 09:21
Replies: 4,519
Views: 139,568
Posted By Cythna
Trouble is that people don't stick to the speed...

Trouble is that people don't stick to the speed limits as they are, at least on motorways. Innumerable times we're doing 75-80, and are over taken by cars which must be doing 85-90. if not more. If...
Forum: General Discussion 22-02-2015, 10:36
Replies: 63
Views: 2,381
Posted By Cythna
I'm 61, and have no grey hair-wish the rest of me...

I'm 61, and have no grey hair-wish the rest of me looked as young!
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2015, 00:03
Replies: 116
Views: 9,228
Posted By Cythna
The age shoots up very quickly. I will be 62 at...

The age shoots up very quickly. I will be 62 at Christmas, and my retirement age is 65 years, two months and nine days.
Forum: Politics 17-01-2015, 08:55
Replies: 227
Views: 10,760
Posted By Cythna
Jesus goes on like this a bit too, hence all the...

Jesus goes on like this a bit too, hence all the art showing the torment of the damned. And then there's the bit in Mark where someone not Jewish asks for help, and Jesus replies, 'you do not feed...
Forum: Big Brother 09-01-2015, 09:38
Replies: 31
Views: 1,808
Posted By Cythna
I have a friend who weighs over twenty stone. She...

I have a friend who weighs over twenty stone. She has worked all her life, and is still in full time employment at the age of 61. She owns her own home, has no debts, and likes nothing more than...
Forum: Big Brother 09-01-2015, 09:35
Replies: 31
Views: 1,808
Posted By Cythna
Never mind her remarks about fat people, she has...

Never mind her remarks about fat people, she has deeply objectionable opinions about everything

-Why bother educating the working classes, when the upper classes do so much better at school?

- If a...
Forum: Politics 19-12-2014, 01:24
Replies: 113
Views: 3,430
Posted By Cythna
It does when you have three of them, four until...

It does when you have three of them, four until recently, two power chairs , two manual. And a walking frame. When you use a chair you need a lot of empty space to move and turn in as well, so you...
Forum: I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here! 06-12-2014, 23:20
Replies: 12
Views: 1,060
Posted By Cythna
That's how I saw it. She felt quite capable of...

That's how I saw it. She felt quite capable of getting wood, and didn't need a man to get it for her. Edwina jumped in to say how we all 'need' one another, which is true, but not relevant to what...
Forum: The Apprentice 04-12-2014, 00:44
Replies: 71
Views: 8,891
Posted By Cythna
The voice over said something like 'meanwhile the...

The voice over said something like 'meanwhile the other team are in a room down the corridor'. I don't know, but I suspect that the dealers are independent, and pay rent for the premises.

I don't...
Forum: The Apprentice 27-11-2014, 23:10
Replies: 13
Views: 2,774
Posted By Cythna
That was a great episode. The ignorance of the...

That was a great episode. The ignorance of the whole team about what 'kosher' meant even though one of them claimed to be Jewish, and the bribing of the tennis racket shop were beyond belief. And...
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