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Postby JayCee » Fri, 15 Jul 2011 2:51 pm

x9200 wrote:
JayCee wrote:Dunna worry about it youth, BillyB and me are just a couple of chavvy Northerners, they'll be speaking BBC English at the British Council so you'll be reet :)

Hmm, sounds a bit like you don't have masters.


Humour is not your strong point I gather?
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Postby x9200 » Fri, 15 Jul 2011 2:57 pm

JayCee wrote:
x9200 wrote:
JayCee wrote:Dunna worry about it youth, BillyB and me are just a couple of chavvy Northerners, they'll be speaking BBC English at the British Council so you'll be reet :)

Hmm, sounds a bit like you don't have masters.


Humour is not your strong point I gather?

It is. Yours?

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Postby JayCee » Fri, 15 Jul 2011 3:11 pm

x9200 wrote:
JayCee wrote:
x9200 wrote:
JayCee wrote:Dunna worry about it youth, BillyB and me are just a couple of chavvy Northerners, they'll be speaking BBC English at the British Council so you'll be reet :)

Hmm, sounds a bit like you don't have masters.


Humour is not your strong point I gather?

It is. Yours?


I give up, you're far too witty for me
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Postby x9200 » Fri, 15 Jul 2011 3:17 pm

JayCee wrote:
x9200 wrote:
JayCee wrote:
x9200 wrote:
JayCee wrote:Dunna worry about it youth, BillyB and me are just a couple of chavvy Northerners, they'll be speaking BBC English at the British Council so you'll be reet :)

Hmm, sounds a bit like you don't have masters.


Humour is not your strong point I gather?

It is. Yours?


:???:

Exactly. Please continue I will not interfere any further.

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Postby Balnald » Fri, 15 Jul 2011 7:49 pm

longstebe wrote:
JayCee wrote:I disagree in part about adapting/accepting things here.

When I consitently see 70-80 year old uncles and aunties struggling to stand up on the train or bus when some 20 year old student sits there pretending to sleep or is too engrossed in their iPhone, that sort of behaviour isn't something I want to get used to or adapt to. Some things are just wrong, regardless of culture. I get used to them (sadly) but I don't accept them.


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Postby Brah » Fri, 15 Jul 2011 9:40 pm

Exactly, and you see this kind of thing a lot. Worse though for my SO, is when people do that and put their nasty scaly dirty grubby feet on seats or other places anyone could come in contact.

I blame the parents.

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Postby poodlek » Fri, 15 Jul 2011 9:55 pm

Brah wrote:Exactly, and you see this kind of thing a lot. Worse though for my SO, is when people do that and put their nasty scaly dirty grubby feet on seats or other places anyone could come in contact.

I blame the parents.

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The only times I've been *truly* disgusted by people's behavior on the transit is when I've seen parents push their children into doing these things. More than once I've seen a mother push her children through a crowd, knocking people out of the way so they could sit in the reserved seating. One time the kids were like 10 and 12 years old...I wanted to say something I just didn't know where to start. And I didn't want the kids to think I was blaming them. Lame lame lame. Once a mom pushed her 7ish year old kid into the last reserved seat just as I was about to sit in it (I was preggo at the time). What do I do? Tell the kid to take a hike? Fortunately someone else offered me their (non reserved) seat so I had no real excuse to make a scene.

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Postby nakatago » Fri, 15 Jul 2011 11:22 pm

It's amazing how some people just learn to become douche bags.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 16 Jul 2011 12:25 am

Advertising your site wouldn't be so bad if the darn thing would load a page faster than once every 5 minutes. If you're lucky. I usually give up so I'm not real sure just what's on the site and I'll die of old age trying to find out. Are you using a smartphone as the server? :o

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Postby nakatago » Sat, 16 Jul 2011 12:34 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Advertising your site wouldn't be so bad if the darn thing would load a page faster than once every 5 minutes. If you're lucky. I usually give up so I'm not real sure just what's on the site and I'll die of old age trying to find out. Are you using a smartphone as the server? :o


It's a cheap web host (it comes as < 40 dollars a year!) t and I didn't expect to have significant traffic...even after having it for almost five years :P

It's got its ups and downs.

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Postby longstebe » Sun, 17 Jul 2011 7:08 pm

[quote="JayCee"]

Yeah, because they're the same thing aren't they?
People go way over the top about the crime rate in the UK, I lived in South London for years (and before that South Manchester) and never once had any trouble, in fact my neighbours were very friendly people and we all looked out for eachother when we went on holiday. Try that in Singapore.

Do you read the sun and the daily mail a lot by any chance?
How long have you lived in Singapore btw?[/quote]

Exactly, there not the same thing, one is far worse than the other and that is the point I'm trying to make.

The first newspaper (if you can call it that) you mentioned would never receive a single penny from me and I don't buy the daily fail.

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Postby JayCee » Sun, 17 Jul 2011 8:50 pm

longstebe wrote:
JayCee wrote:
Yeah, because they're the same thing aren't they?
People go way over the top about the crime rate in the UK, I lived in South London for years (and before that South Manchester) and never once had any trouble, in fact my neighbours were very friendly people and we all looked out for eachother when we went on holiday. Try that in Singapore.

Do you read the sun and the daily mail a lot by any chance?
How long have you lived in Singapore btw?[/quote]

Exactly, there not the same thing, one is far worse than the other and that is the point I'm trying to make.

The first newspaper (if you can call it that) you mentioned would never receive a single penny from me and I don't buy the daily fail.

Currently living in the Netherlands.


Fair enough. So you're not living in Singapore then? Are you moving here soon?
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Postby JR8 » Sun, 17 Jul 2011 9:48 pm

Assaulting a police officer, and GBH are no longer arrestable offences in the UK.

Unbelievably.

This goes back to there being a (toxic) level of acceptable crime.

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Postby longstebe » Sun, 17 Jul 2011 10:48 pm

JayCee wrote:
longstebe wrote:
JayCee wrote:
Yeah, because they're the same thing aren't they?
People go way over the top about the crime rate in the UK, I lived in South London for years (and before that South Manchester) and never once had any trouble, in fact my neighbours were very friendly people and we all looked out for eachother when we went on holiday. Try that in Singapore.

Do you read the sun and the daily mail a lot by any chance?
How long have you lived in Singapore btw?[/quote]

Exactly, there not the same thing, one is far worse than the other and that is the point I'm trying to make.

The first newspaper (if you can call it that) you mentioned would never receive a single penny from me and I don't buy the daily fail.

Currently living in the Netherlands.


Fair enough. So you're not living in Singapore then? Are you moving here soon?


Million dollar question mate.

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Postby JayCee » Mon, 18 Jul 2011 9:42 am

JR8 wrote:Assaulting a police officer, and GBH are no longer arrestable offences in the UK.

Unbelievably.

This goes back to there being a (toxic) level of acceptable crime.


When did this happen? Any links?
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