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What has p*ssed you off today...part II

Old Jun 7th 2019, 6:31 pm
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It would be interesting to get all the troublemakers together and check how they voted in the referendum
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Why?
Tommy Robinson filmed punching man outside England match
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Old Jun 7th 2019, 10:08 pm
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I take it that is different to Milkshaking? I know that is OK not sure what is and is not acceptable now.
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Old Jun 7th 2019, 10:13 pm
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Does that count. as an "ad-hom" attack?
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Old Jun 7th 2019, 10:22 pm
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Originally Posted by BuckinghamshireBoy View Post
. In an attempt to reduce abuse, they apply random checks,
in UK it would be pretty useless, I know the supermarket used to do ocassioal checks when I lived in UK, before self checkout. I politely declined, telling them I didn't have the spare time.
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Originally Posted by BristolUK View Post

They're not bad here...there's even a bloke who is good at it. I try to avoid the checkouts with blokes except him.

One particular store has brilliant packers. It's like they recruit or transfer in the specialists.
Which stores?

Around my parts the more expensive stores like Save On Foods and Safeway still bag groceries for you (at least last time I was in one.) but the other places like Super Store and No Frills don't which is where we do 99% of our grocery shopping and gotta bag the groceries yourself.




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Old Jun 8th 2019, 1:40 am
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321 View Post
Which stores?.
I didn't mean one particular chain, I literally meant one store was way out in front of the others. It's a Sobeys store and it's a real pleasure to shop there. But there's another Sobeys store (my nearest) which is very different. Displays not stocked properly; stuff priced differently to the flyer....the worst is when they have, say, a display of pears @ $1.99/lb and another @ $3.99/lb.

You look and you think, but they're the same. You check the number on the stickers on the pears in both the displays and, sure enough, it's the same number. And, of course, it corresponds with the 3.99 price and not the 1.99.

I have seen this happen so many times it can't be an accident. I always email and they always suggest I meet with the manager but it would cost me to do that and I always say why not just get it right...go out and do your own spot checks.

I expect someone in the produce department does it deliberately so they exceed a sales target or something.

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Originally Posted by Boiler View Post
I take it that is different to Milkshaking? I know that is OK not sure what is and is not acceptable now
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... Snorting cocaine and being a candidate for Tory Leader - acceptable/ not acceptable?
... Protesting against fracking - acceptable/ not acceptable?
... Putting kids in wire cages on the US border - acceptable/ not acceptable?
... Smacking/ beating children - acceptable/ not acceptable?
... Protesting against the majority and being a nuisance - acceptable/ not acceptable?
You're either an oak or a willow in the wind.
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Old Jun 8th 2019, 9:15 am
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Originally Posted by 007Steve View Post
... Snorting cocaine and being a candidate for Tory Leader - acceptable/ not acceptable?
... Protesting against fracking - acceptable/ not acceptable?
... Putting kids in wire cages on the US border - acceptable/ not acceptable?
... Smacking/ beating children - acceptable/ not acceptable?
... Protesting against the majority and being a nuisance - acceptable/ not acceptable?
You're either an oak or a willow in the wind.
Your first point-----"snorting cocaine" in the present tense----would be unacceptable. However if everything people did in their 'past' came up for examination how many would pass your acceptability 'tests'?

I think "smacking" is unacceptable, however I can remember doing it on occasions!!!
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Originally Posted by 007Steve View Post
... Snorting cocaine and being a candidate for Tory Leader - acceptable/ not acceptable?
... Protesting against fracking - acceptable/ not acceptable?
... Putting kids in wire cages on the US border - acceptable/ not acceptable?
... Smacking/ beating children - acceptable/ not acceptable?
... Protesting against the majority and being a nuisance - acceptable/ not acceptable?
You're either an oak or a willow in the wind.
Nice One :- But sadly he will not reply, as he will have to think very carefully, & that's beyond his comprehension ,it's all "knee jerk" normally, to wined posters up !!!!
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What point do you think you're making?
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Originally Posted by Bipat View Post
Your first point-----"snorting cocaine" in the present tense----would be unacceptable. However if everything people did in their 'past' came up for examination how many would pass your acceptability 'tests'?

I think "smacking" is unacceptable, however I can remember doing it on occasions!!!
Once a coke-head........ 20 years ago Gove's teenage years were well behind him and, by his own admission, he used it on more than one occasion. So, his judgement is in question and we don't know whether there other things in his past that would leave him open to manipulation. Or, alternatively, this is a desperate attempt to "get down with the kids" and suggest he is more than a 2-dimensional Edwardian puppet. Either way, it's a dangerous play.....

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Originally Posted by macliam View Post
Once a coke-head........ 20 years ago Gove's teenage years were well behind him and, by his own admission, he used it on more than one occasion. So, his judgement is in question and we don't know whether there other things in his past that would leave him open to manipulation. Or, alternatively, this is a desperate attempt to "get down with the kids" and suggest he is more than a 2-dimensional Edwardian puppet. Either way, it's a dangerous play.....
I suspect that the information would have come out so later to preempt some Sunday tabloid headline by getting the admission out first..

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Originally Posted by Bipat View Post
Your first point-----"snorting cocaine" in the present tense----would be unacceptable. However if everything people did in their 'past' came up for examination how many would pass your acceptability 'tests'?

I think "smacking" is unacceptable, however I can remember doing it on occasions!!!
Interesting how time change, and of course one of Biden's problems and anyone who has been around too long as they will be judged on their past according to current standards of their activists.

Cages is another one, crickets when it happened on Obama's watch and he still seems to get a pass, where is the outrage?
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Interesting how time change, and of course one of Biden's problems and anyone who has been around too long as they will be judged on their past according to current standards of their activists.
What is the point in defending someone playing catch up with society? His anti-abortion voting is probably what will damn him most in the long run.

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https://www.realclearpolitics.com/ep...ination_polls/

Biden at 27% has the same as the next 2

The next 2 also have issues, different but still issues and then the rest are pretty much nowhere.
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