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Strafin
Posted on: Yesterday, 11:49 AM


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Just a short story if anyone is interested that is sort of relatable. I didn't know but there is no defined off peak start time, and I had to travel back up north from Reading after a recent visit. I got to Reading station well before 6 am and spoke to the guys on the gate. They couldn't give me a time for the start or end of the morning peak period but let me onto the platform. They said if I spoke to the train manager they would b able to clarify whether or not I could travel. So I boarded a virgin train and set to finding the manager about 5 minutes before departure. The train left bang on time with me on it, and so i was already in motion by the time I found her. She advised that to upgrade my ticket would cost me about £120 and I had to pay that to continue. Obviously I wasn't prepared to pay that so she said I would have to leave at the next stop, Oxford, and get an off peak train from there. Fair enough, but she then wrote on my ticket that it was not to be used before 10:30. I asked why as that was so much later, and she said I had already stolen an hour of their time, and I owed them that back. She said if I had waited for the first off peak from Reading, I wouldn't have gt there till 10 o clock so why should I be allowed to travel before then?

She has the letter of the law on her side I guess, but these rail companies don't help themselves at all.
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Posted on: Jun 17 2018, 10:28 PM


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I'm not prepared to give rebel media any sort of "views", or listen to anything that vile woman Katie Hopkins has to say. I'm still annoyed that those people who had the opportunity to help when she had that fit stepped in.
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Posted on: Jun 15 2018, 08:44 AM


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QUOTE (je suis Charlie @ Jun 14 2018, 08:01 PM) *
GOTCHA!!!

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/ju...-sexual-assault

Lets just hope that they are as we speak being introduced to Mr broken mop handle in the showers.

Good.
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Posted on: Jun 15 2018, 08:43 AM


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QUOTE (Berkshirelad @ Jun 14 2018, 03:33 PM) *
We don't live in a republic therefore we cannot be citizens; we are subjects of the Monarch.

We're all citizens of the EU!
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Posted on: Jun 13 2018, 10:27 AM


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I'd vote Labour in a flash, in fact I have done twice in recent times. And once for the greens at the locals. I work in Manchester so voted up here in my weekday address which is a different demograph of people.

If we didn't have religion we wouldn't have half these problems, I was told by a Tommy Supporter the other day that you "don't hear of paedophilia in the C of E, or catholic church do you?"

So as much as I am a fairly liberal, left leaning individual, I am totally against Islam. But I am also against all churches and religions, and group that associates with them. Governmental, or otherwise. Seperate church and state, make religions pay tax and stop the undue influence they have and all this goes away.

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Posted on: Jun 7 2018, 03:39 PM


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Sorry - I meant that they hadn't been found guilty.
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Posted on: Jun 7 2018, 12:43 PM


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Ah maybe..

I found this but it just describes it as a live trial.

https://thesecretbarrister.com/2018/05/25/w...tommy-robinson/
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Posted on: Jun 6 2018, 02:28 PM


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I havent read a lot of posts on here but at the point Tommy Robinson was arrested, the defendants hadn't been charged. Therefore they are not rapists, groomers or anything else, they are citizens just like the rest of us. That is the very crux of the issue really, because that seperates Robinson from other journalists and sums up why he isn't just doing the same as the others.
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Posted on: May 29 2018, 03:22 PM


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Hes not a reporter either is he? And those two clowns from Britain First are in prison for incorrectly "reporting" on another trial, which put innocent people and their families at risk.
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Posted on: May 24 2018, 06:41 PM


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I haven't seen that campaign, (do the middletons count as royalty?), but what I have seen is the younger royals doing less and less and being completely upstaged by the older ones.

I don't have a lot of time for any of them, there is literally no skill, or any achievement in being a royal. but I'm not really anti royal either.

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/princess...royal-c5vr5jpm7
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Posted on: May 23 2018, 12:47 PM


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New age royals paying their own way?

I'd like to hear more about that...
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Posted on: May 23 2018, 12:42 PM


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Well first up it's the daily mail so take it with a line of salt

Secondly I it is just as destructive as alcohol, and gives a similar heightened feeling of confidence and agitation

and thirdly it destroys communities where it is farmed and processed so it should not be shrugged off.
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Posted on: May 3 2018, 10:52 AM


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QUOTE (Turin Machine @ May 2 2018, 01:32 PM) *
Read that on BBC site couple of weeks ago? And if I remember on the independent? VIZ! Is that still going? How's Billy the fish?


Again, we can all say we've read something - it doesn't count though without some back up!

And Billy is still in goal, although he was manager for a bit when the other one retired!
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Posted on: May 3 2018, 10:50 AM


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QUOTE (je suis Charlie @ May 2 2018, 12:49 PM) *
It's cited in various newsfeeds boy. If your too lazy or stupid to do research then that's not our problem. And Via is about your level for political commentary.

If it's in various newsfeeds then just supply a link! I did my research, and it isn't in loads of news feeds because this issue keeps changing and everyone keeps blaming everyone else.

You just keep bleating your opinons out and citing them as fact. That is both lazy and stupid.

You prick.
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Posted on: May 2 2018, 11:11 AM


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Why because you said it is? You cite your opinion as fact an awful lot on here.

If you google it the only place other than you that says it is the sun. If that's considered a reliable source of information then I'm gonna start quoting Viz.
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Posted on: May 2 2018, 11:10 AM


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I don't see how what you are saying relates?

The OP implies that all the signs and warning weren't seen. That isn't the case.
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Posted on: May 2 2018, 08:34 AM


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https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/news/24...r-bollards.html

Maybe read the story and get the facts first!

It says that the bollards have not been working properly and in some instances have been operated manually. On one occasion they had been returned to their up position, manually, whilst a vehicle was going through.
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Posted on: May 2 2018, 08:22 AM


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QUOTE (je suis Charlie @ May 1 2018, 12:02 AM) *
"LABOUR'S Emily Thornberry faced embarrassment today as she was forced to admit that it was HER party who first said they would create a "hostile environment" for illegal immigrants.

The Shadow Foreign Secretary said she knew that former Home Secretary Alan Johnson first used the phrase in a speech."


Another unsubstantiated quote from JSC.
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Posted on: Apr 24 2018, 01:29 PM


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Is that some sort of response to my post? Just curious...
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Posted on: Apr 24 2018, 10:17 AM


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QUOTE (Turin Machine @ Apr 20 2018, 10:48 AM) *
On the news feeds today, Labour did start this whole ball rolling with destroying the landing cards in 2009 so the trail of cookie crumbs lead straight back to them.

Neither of the two statements about Labours involvement have been proven to be true though have they? In fact the home office claimed at one point that it was done in 2010 under the coalition government.

Also it is this governemnt (tory) who have been trying to deport these people, fully furnished with the knowledge that these records had been destroyed.
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Posted on: Apr 24 2018, 10:09 AM


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I, like X2, don't understand the objections. It seems like a sensible and logical move, I have always wondered why it wasn't a bit more secure anyway. So long as they follow the Post Office model and allow simple non photo ID, and ask people to confirm, rather than prove their identity.
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Posted on: Apr 17 2018, 04:33 PM


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FIAT currency like £'s and $'s is going to be used in a minority of trade over the next decade. Crypto and the Bitcoin phenomenon is here to stay.
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Posted on: Apr 4 2018, 01:22 PM


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QUOTE (Turin Machine @ Mar 31 2018, 06:11 PM) *
Liberal celebrity leeches are queing up to represent these vermin as I type. Before you can say pond life they'll be in blighty living the easy life at our expense. Never fails. They should receive a good, long, fair trial. Then led away for execution.

Are they?

Care to name any and back it up?
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Posted on: Apr 4 2018, 01:18 PM


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I'm surprised at what it has become. It will be a shame if they lose you Biker but there are few worth hanging on for anymore. A disagreement is fine. An argument is alright, name calling isn't really but it has a place and sometimes it's funny. But every thread that is not in total support of the few ringleaders descends into pettiness by page 2 normally and doesn't seem to get back on track. It's ridiculous and JSC, and TDH are lucky that they could start an argument in an empty room cos that's what it is going to be soon.
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Posted on: Apr 4 2018, 12:45 PM


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I just googled "bank holiday pharmacy cover berkshire"

At least the post was Newbury related and not abusive!
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