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The old country has gone to the dogs

Old Jun 5th 2016, 7:42 pm
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I had to pay 20p today to use a public convenience in Ilkley. Outrageous!
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Old Jun 5th 2016, 9:10 pm
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Originally Posted by lansbury View Post
I had to pay 20p today to use a public convenience in Ilkley. Outrageous!
You were lucky to find one, they have been closing down due to council cuts to the extent that there is only set in Manchester
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Originally Posted by lansbury View Post
I had to pay 20p today to use a public convenience in Ilkley. Outrageous!
20p to spend a penney. Certainly is outrageous
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Old Jun 6th 2016, 12:28 am
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Originally Posted by Sugarmooma View Post
20p to spend a penney. Certainly is outrageous
Indeed. What's wrong with pissing up the back of a car parked down a shifty ally anyway?

Fancy people and their fancy penny spending on toilets...
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Indeed. What's wrong with pissing up the back of a car parked down a shifty ally anyway?

Fancy people and their fancy penny spending on toilets...
Which century do you live in, Bob?
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Old Jun 6th 2016, 5:05 am
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Aye I can remember t'day when taking a dump cost me only a brass penny. It's coomin to summat when a man has ter pay a small fortune to answer the call o' nature. It were all Maggie Thatchers fault when she coom out with that bog tax back in 73.
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Originally Posted by lansbury View Post
I had to pay 20p today to use a public convenience in Ilkley. Outrageous!
.... wear an adult nappy and you won't have to be concerned about it!
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Indeed. What's wrong with pissing up the back of a car parked down a shifty ally anyway?

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Surely if the country has gone to the dogs that is indeed what Lansbury should be doing. Along with everyone else of course.
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Kiddo was at an outdoor concert this weekend here in Houston. One of the 'young ladies' in front of him pee'd in a cup and threw it over a railing, no 20c for her!
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Found Shipley to be more civilized. Free to get in and a request to leave a voluntary donation of a suggested 20p.
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The public toilets in our downtown area are free. I've never yet seen any public toilets during my travels in this country which weren't free. Some get locked up after 10 Pm or so to keep out the homeless and the needle brigade
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Isn't that what Starbucks is for?
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Try Gare de Nord in Paris for a complete rip of when needing to take a wiz. You need to take a 2nd mortgage for a #2.
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Old Jun 8th 2016, 1:36 am
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Found Shipley to be more civilized. Free to get in and a request to leave a voluntary donation of a suggested 20p.
Better pubs in Shipley too.
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Charging 20p is an offence against folk-literature, apart from anything else. When I were a boy... we thought it highly amusing to read the classic "dark" poem of the genre. Anybody else remember it?
Here I sit, broken-hearted:
Paid my penny, and only farted.

Substitute "20p" for "penny" and it doesn't scan properly. Shame!
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