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grumpyoldwoman

grumpyoldwoman

What is "whinning" anyway? Is it a weird combination of whining and winning, someone who moans even when they've won?
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26th Apr 17 08:04

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Kenny

Kenny

"He needs as many people interacting with this site as possible to keep his sponsership going, so stop whinning GOW."

That's maybe how things work on Faecesbook, but not here.
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25th Apr 17 04:04

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The big red ticker

The big red ticker

" Kenny can you block him". last thing he'd do. He needs as many people interacting with this site as possible to keep his sponsership going, so stop whinning GOW.
The big red ticker
24th Apr 17 03:04

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grumpyoldwoman

grumpyoldwoman

Obviously there is an idiot who thinks it's clever to mark every comment down. Kenny, can you block them?
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23rd Apr 17 08:04

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Terminator

Terminator

A vicious gripe for alll braindead amateur website designers who in Email Fields do not allow underscore symbols in email addresses.
Terminator
1st Mar 17 01:03

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Irate Customer

Irate Customer

When calling organisations, why should we have to pay for their inability to employ enough staff and keep on paying often heavily for a call where they use a call system which has placed you into a queue of muzzak? Why should we have pay to wait 5, 10, 15 ... minutes or more sometimes at premium rate for this inefficiency? Make them pay for the call while we wait. If they want our business make them pay.

Also ban the use of ticket price add-on costs for booking tickets for theatre shows, concerts and films online or by telephone.
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1st Mar 17 10:03

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BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The House of Lords is the "best day-care centre for the elderly in London", a Lib Dem peer says in a new BBC documentary.


And just who do you all believe are having to keep these old decrepit dribbling wasters in the Lords?
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21st Feb 17 02:02

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grumpyoldwoman

grumpyoldwoman

If any of you are interested there's a petition to keep Sounds of the Sixties on Radio 2 at 8 - 10am instead of 6 - 8am here

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/691/996/325/return-quot-sounds-of-the-sixtiesquot-to-8am-saturday-morning/

The BBC must be mad if they think we want to get up at 6am on a Saturday! They say "If it’s too early for some listeners, they can listen again to the programme via the BBC iPlayer." Well, I've just spent £100 on a good quality radio for the kitchen, I'm not about to start listening to the radio on the inferior speakers of my laptop on an internet connection which is a bit slow at the best of times!
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19th Feb 17 11:02

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Tony Blair has been absent from British politics for years, now - but today he returned in spectacular style, urging the UK's population to "rise up" against Brexit.


Blair is just another mouth piece for a terrified EU. Empires within the master classes are crumbling, and they know it, but as the saying goes, a drowning man will clasp at anything to survive. BREXIT has started a chain reaction around European countries and questions are being asked by the populace " We also would be better off outside this mess". The EU was formed for the rich to control their empires.
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17th Feb 17 10:02

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Trevo

Trevo

spot on NEXT, Dont want to kill the golden goose.
Trevo
7th Feb 17 12:02

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"Overseas aid given a budget of £1.3bn to spend over five years in countries like India, China and Brazil".


Makes sense, especially when our NHS is in crisis with underfunding and the shocking lack of Nurses and Doctors. But I suppose that those people handing out all this cash to other countries don't have to use the NHS.
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7th Feb 17 09:02

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"Police catch more Norfolk motorists using mobile phones while driving - and fines set to increase"

Fines are set to rise to £100, what a farce, Make it £1000 and a one year ban/car impounded and see how quickly this offence stops. The authorities don't want to stop it completely, it's too much of a money maker to supplement the Governments coffers. The same applies to speeding, big money maker as long as they don't go too far with the punishment.
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5th Feb 17 10:02

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"Labour vows to close 'north-south divide' in public spending".

How on Earth does a defunct, virtually extinct political party expect to put such changes into practice when there is so much infighting within their own ranks?
With the Tories stumbling along over BREXIT and Labour beating themselves up daily, UKIP are now a very real option for more disgruntled voters to turn to. Some of you may scoff at this, but who could have predicted that TRUMP would win? The world political theatre is in turmoil, anything is possible.
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4th Feb 17 10:02

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Northern Ireland Green Party's Agnew launches Dublin legal challenge to Brexit process


Yet another little nobody jumping up and down waving his arms about trying to get people to notice him. Sad, but it was his turn seeing as he won the raffle!!!
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27th Jan 17 01:01

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City gloom deepens amid Brexit uncertainty
Financial services firms reported being more pessimistic in the last quarter - as economic forecasts see a tough few years ahead. (for themselves).

The only few tough years ahead are for their own fat bloated coffers. The greed goes on and on.
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23rd Jan 17 10:01

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