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Old Jan 7th 2018, 5:21 pm
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Originally Posted by Bipat View Post
You don't have to watch it!
I had a theory that they had two bags--put all female cast names in one bag, male in the other. Then at random take out a name from each and they will have an 'affair', perhaps they do it for all the 'soaps'.
... On that basis, it wouldn't be legal, as there'd be no same-sex relationships to show in close up ... tisk-tisk Bipat... equality, equality!!!
However on the subject of TV series, I would like, unashamedly, to put in a plug for the French series Spiral. I'm told there's a series 6 now being shown, pity it's not available as a download like on an Iplayer. Gritty, disturbing with unpleasant scenes... just like life.
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... On that basis, it wouldn't be legal, as there'd be no same-sex relationships to show in close up ... tisk-tisk Bipat... equality, equality!!!
However on the subject of TV series, I would like, unashamedly, to put in a plug for the French series Spiral. I'm told there's a series 6 now being shown, pity it's not available as a download like on an Iplayer. Gritty, disturbing with unpleasant scenes... just like life.
That is not a problem---just take two names out of the same bag when they decide to have a same sex 'affair'.
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... In which case they needn't block access from overseas.... Since when did international treaties have as their sole purpose exclusion by location? It's the logic of the madhouse, defeating the very purpose of broadcasting...
Agreed, not everything is a conspiracy, but everything DOES run on & around money & power.
The treaties do block domestic networks broadcasting outside off their national territories..
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This should really be in a thread titled "Tipping Point, but not surprised"...

I only look at the Fail to see what the Fascist bastards are up to (and for the soft porn). Journos really only have one medium (two, if you count the pictures): words. Presumably to be one you must have at least a basic level of proficiency in the language in which you write -- in UK you'd imagine that would be, say, A-Level English Language? That this headline could be written by someone who professes to be a journalist, and that it got past the sub-editor / editor, just beggars belief. Come the revolution, I know who I'd like to be first up against the wall...

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Originally Posted by Bipat View Post
You don't have to watch it!
I had a theory that they had two bags--put all female cast names in one bag, male in the other. Then at random take out a name from each and they will have an 'affair', perhaps they do it for all the 'soaps'.
Agree I don't have to watch it anymore..and I don't... used to be an avid fan when I lived in the UK. When it used to portray, out of date,but never the less reasonable true stories of life as it was in those old cobbled street communities.

Those days have long gone though.. The soap is irrelevant now,so they beef it up with violence etc.. It follows the American model of 'The Bold and the Beautiful' I used to be amazed at how the main love interest Brooke managed to sleep with virtually all the male stars..of which there were only five at any one time...
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Anyone with any doubts about the existence of 'conspiracies ' should watch the truly magnificent series 'The Crown' on Netflix..It charts the rise of Elizabeth ii to the throne from inside the family. All the private thoughts ,conversations,controversies . letters ,decisions,meetings etc.
Some of it we know,other bits are really quite an eye opener.Some very unpleasant indeed re.. Princess Margaret and especially the vile Duke of Windsor. However coming from the North ,I especially liked the bit containing the attack by Lord Altringham in 1956 on the complacency ,distance and patronising tone of the Royal family on the rare occasions they addressed the public.
Especially the Queen in her stuffy speeches,obviously written for her by the 'moustaches' that Prince Philip loathed so much. He was much reviled at the time ,but the Queen purportedly met him in secret ,and instigated the first live TV christmas message on the BBC, at his suggestion.
Many more of his suggestions were implemented,such as the Royal Garden parties.The abolishment of the debutants ball. Thirty years later he was publicly thanked for saving the monarchy from going the way of many others in Europe...I like that.
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Originally Posted by Bahtatboy View Post
This should really be in a thread titled "Tipping Point, but not surprised"...
I only look at the Fail to see what the Fascist bastards are up to (and for the soft porn). Journos really only have one medium (two, if you count the pictures): words. Presumably to be one you must have at least a basic level of proficiency in the language in which you write -- in UK you'd imagine that would be, say, A-Level English Language? That this headline could be written by someone who professes to be a journalist, and that it got past the sub-editor / editor, just beggars belief. Come the revolution, I know who I'd like to be first up against the wall...
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.... Aarrgggg!!!(chews carpet!!!!). Against a wall? Too good for them!!!
I suggest the Henry VIII solution on that day Bahtatboy; - just make sure the edge is very, blunt!!
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Anyone with any doubts about the existence of 'conspiracies ' should watch the truly magnificent series 'The Crown' on Netflix..It charts the rise of Elizabeth ii to the throne from inside the family. All the private thoughts ,conversations,controversies . letters ,decisions,meetings etc.
Some of it we know,other bits are really quite an eye opener.Some very unpleasant indeed re.. Princess Margaret and especially the vile Duke of Windsor. However coming from the North ,I especially liked the bit containing the attack by Lord Altringham in 1956 on the complacency ,distance and patronising tone of the Royal family on the rare occasions they addressed the public.
Especially the Queen in her stuffy speeches,obviously written for her by the 'moustaches' that Prince Philip loathed so much. He was much reviled at the time ,but the Queen purportedly met him in secret ,and instigated the first live TV christmas message on the BBC, at his suggestion.
Many more of his suggestions were implemented,such as the Royal Garden parties.The abolishment of the debutants ball. Thirty years later he was publicly thanked for saving the monarchy from going the way of many others in Europe...I like that.
The problem was that, at that time, the Queen and other top royalty did what they were told, they had little or no say in things, they were there to 'do their duties' Margaret was refused permission to marry the man she loved and eventually settled for the 'safe' Tony Armstrong-Jones who she got rid of after producing the required offspring. It's really only since the arrival into the royals of Diana that they have found their own voices, probably giving senior Civil Service people apoplexy at the same time, they are not afraid of saying what they feel, keeping just short of criticising the government.
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And today this !

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Anyone with any doubts about the existence of 'conspiracies ' should watch the truly magnificent series 'The Crown' on Netflix..It charts the rise of Elizabeth ii to the throne from inside the family. All the private thoughts ,conversations,controversies . letters ,decisions,meetings etc.
Some of it we know,other bits are really quite an eye opener.Some very unpleasant indeed re.. Princess Margaret and especially the vile Duke of Windsor. However coming from the North ,I especially liked the bit containing the attack by Lord Altringham in 1956 on the complacency ,distance and patronising tone of the Royal family on the rare occasions they addressed the public.
Especially the Queen in her stuffy speeches,obviously written for her by the 'moustaches' that Prince Philip loathed so much. He was much reviled at the time ,but the Queen purportedly met him in secret ,and instigated the first live TV christmas message on the BBC, at his suggestion.
Many more of his suggestions were implemented,such as the Royal Garden parties.The abolishment of the debutants ball. Thirty years later he was publicly thanked for saving the monarchy from going the way of many others in Europe...I like that.
you do know it’s not a documentary, right?
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Says it all Ingles.
Blathering on about Brexit conceals this insidious canker;- the UK's become a society divided by social apartheid, aping the US culture.
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you do know it’s not a documentary, right?
I prefer the comedy satire on the royal.

Kate's family are gypsies and scrap dealers.
Wills and Edward are nice but dim
Camilla is a physcopath as is Anne
Charles is a clueless king..

Satire , maybe not
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I prefer the comedy satire on the royal.

Kate's family are gypsies and scrap dealers.
Wills and Edward are nice but dim
Camilla is a physcopath as is Anne
Charles is a clueless king..

Satire , maybe not � ����� ����� ����� ����� ����
The Windsors? Yes, brilliant, with the spectre of the Duke of Edinburgh lurking offscreen to keep them all in line.
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.... Aarrgggg!!!(chews carpet!!!!). Against a wall? Too good for them!!!
I suggest the Henry VIII solution on that day Bahtatboy; - just make sure the edge is very, blunt!!
I consider Word Crimes to be one of Weird Al's best works, but won't post it for fear of p*ssing anyone off. He spells it like it is.
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82% went to 1%

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