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Old Jan 1st 2013, 8:37 pm
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Don't you just miss this type of activity in the ME?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...s-Britain.html
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Old Jan 1st 2013, 8:40 pm
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But of course we are the CIVILISED ones !
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Originally Posted by hnd View Post
Don't you just miss this type of activity in the ME?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...s-Britain.html
What a total load of pre-planned Daily Mail balls. We've all done silly stuff while young and partying, don't pander to this high horse bullshit......
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Originally Posted by Ronnie Biggs View Post
What a total load of pre-planned Daily Mail balls. We've all done silly stuff while young and partying, don't pander to this high horse bullshit......
Maybe, but I have never passed out in the street.
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Maybe, but I have never passed out in the street.
Maybe, but you also never had a Daily Mail photographer perched all night in the High Street waiting for you (or your mates) to look like you're in a state.

Any of those photos could be from any city at any time - we're not that bad. The Daily Mail is surely the voice of the narrow minded bellend who has never lived nor experienced what it is to be young and now hates the fact that there are others able to do so.
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"A woman raises her hands to sing Happy New Year in Swansea last night"

No way! It's the end of civilisation as we know it!

It's not like that everywhere. I spent a very nice evening with friends at a house party. We drank and ate and lit some fireworks and noone collapsed or fought.
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Originally Posted by littlejimmy View Post
"A woman raises her hands to sing Happy New Year in Swansea last night"

No way! It's the end of civilisation as we know it!

It's not like that everywhere. I spent a very nice evening with friends at a house party. We drank and ate and lit some fireworks and noone collapsed or fought.
But a Daily Mail photographer could have made you look like swingers if he'd sat there for 8 hours. Sums up our media in the UK - desperate to make us look like ***** at all costs....
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Originally Posted by Ronnie Biggs View Post
But a Daily Mail photographer could have made you look like swingers if he'd sat there for 8 hours. Sums up our media in the UK - desperate to make us look like ***** at all costs....
Completely agree.
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That's as may be but what about the cost of all this? The police, fire and ambulance services having to cope with all this shi!t?

And it's not just "Daily Mail balls" as someone called it either. There have been quite a few TV programmes about this recently - it doesn't just happen on New Year's Eve ... it happens pretty much every weekend in many major cities and towns in the UK.

And who ends up paying for all this? The tax payer. And, despite being expats, we're still tax payers because our pensions are UK based. Especially, we object to this use of the taxes we pay because, having paid into the UK tax and NI system for over thirty years, having been expat for over seven years we aren't legally able to have access to a NHS doctor whilst illegal immigrants and others who have paid nothing into the system are able to access the same because it's their "human right".

Equally, I guess, it's everyone's human right to get completely blasted on either drink/and or drugs and to expect the emergency services to deal with the aftermath.

Looked for an emoticon which said 'Bollocks" and couldn't find one so I made one up - oo
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Originally Posted by Meow View Post
Maybe, but I have never passed out in the street.
But notice the classic Daily Mail emphasis on particular disapproval of female behaviour even though in many of these pictures (and how many must they have had to choose among?) there is obviously nothing untoward going on..
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Originally Posted by hnd View Post
Don't you just miss this type of activity in the ME?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...s-Britain.html
There is something almost beautiful about the picture of the two girls walking past Subway with the phrase 'Giant Hot Dog' behind them.
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It's like that every weekend of the year.

I've passed out in the street once, I vowed never to do that again.
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Originally Posted by Miss Anne Thrope View Post
But notice the classic Daily Mail emphasis on particular disapproval of female behaviour even though in many of these pictures (and how many must they have had to choose among?) there is obviously nothing untoward going on..
You know how much I loathe the Mail and the misogyny on every page.
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You know how much I loathe the Mail and the misogyny on every page.
They always roll out figures of women out-drinking men. There was one the other day that now, middle-class mum's out-drink their daughters.

All bollocks. Young men and women both drink bucket loads
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They always roll out figures of women out-drinking men. There was one the other day that now, middle-class mum's out-drink their daughters.

All bollocks. Young men and women both drink bucket loads
Quite right!!..Is it too early for me to open a bottle of bubbly darling? I'm not working today.
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