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TallDarkAndHandsome
..... and if so... who the **** for?
Its not like Lord Buckethead is standing..
je suis Charlie
QUOTE (TallDarkAndHandsome @ Apr 30 2019, 09:58 PM) *
..... and if so... who the **** for?
Its not like Lord Buckethead is standing..

Find the most unlikely candidate and vote for them. If everyone voted for JR Soapstone (equal rights for Owls party) someone, somewhere might just get the message!
TallDarkAndHandsome
QUOTE (je suis Charlie @ Apr 30 2019, 10:02 PM) *
Find the most unlikely candidate and vote for them. If everyone voted for JR Soapstone (equal rights for Owls party) someone, somewhere might just get the message!

I would but I can't...

http://decisionmaking.westberks.gov.uk/mgE...mp;RPID=9612395

Guess I'll just have to spoil with a few words...
Biker1
QUOTE (je suis Charlie @ Apr 30 2019, 10:02 PM) *
Find the most unlikely candidate and vote for them. If everyone voted for JR Soapstone (equal rights for Owls party) someone, somewhere might just get the message!

That's what Pat recommends we do!! smile.gif
SirWilliam
QUOTE (Biker1 @ May 1 2019, 08:33 AM) *


Doesn't sit on the fence does he. laugh.gif Be interesting to see what happens but my pension is a continuation of the status quo. Never mind there is always next time. rolleyes.gif
newres
QUOTE (Biker1 @ May 1 2019, 08:33 AM) *

He’s right in one respect. The world is laughing at us and our Neanderthal population. Watch JRM live on Facebook and gammon watch. Rarely do we see a properly formed sentence. It’s mostly “WTO NOW!” despite the fact they don’t have an O level between them, let alone an Economics one. Turkeys voting for Christmas. Gobble, gobble.
Strafin
What I do find interesting with this particular election is that the Liberal Democrats have failed to find enough candidates to challenge all the seats whereas Labour have.

Conservatives have also, but that's a given really. For years we have been told that Labour can't win here, but now they could and seem to have a decent amount of support. That's quite a change as one of the reasons they couldn't win before was simpy because there wasn't anyone standing!

As for my personal vote, I am so torn. I only have the three major parties to choose from so I might just go and draw a big c0ck on the paper. And balls obviously.
newres
QUOTE (Strafin @ May 1 2019, 10:09 AM) *
What I do find interesting with this particular election is that the Liberal Democrats have failed to find enough candidates to challenge all the seats whereas Labour have.

Conservatives have also, but that's a given really. For years we have been told that Labour can't win here, but now they could and seem to have a decent amount of support. That's quite a change as one of the reasons they couldn't win before was simpy because there wasn't anyone standing!

As for my personal vote, I am so torn. I only have the three major parties to choose from so I might just go and draw a big c0ck on the paper. And balls obviously.

I think the sensible thing to do is to be concerned only with local issues. I’ll probably vote Green even though our candidate is a bit of a knob.
je suis Charlie
My own personal prediction is that both Tory and labour parties take a drubbing, many, many people are now thoroughly fed up with the lies and infighting from both camps.
je suis Charlie
QUOTE (newres @ May 1 2019, 09:16 AM) *
He’s right in one respect. The world is laughing at us and our Neanderthal population. Watch JRM live on Facebook and gammon watch. Rarely do we see a properly formed sentence. It’s mostly “WTO NOW!” despite the fact they don’t have an O level between them, let alone an Economics one. Turkeys voting for Christmas. Gobble, gobble.

Hmm, JRM, no O level, hmm, let's see. Oh yes, educated at Eton college. Second class honours degree at Trinity college. Learned to read company reports and balance sheets at the age of ten when he started investing in the stock market. (Note please that that's a proper degree, not a Billy Liar degree).
TallDarkAndHandsome
QUOTE (je suis Charlie @ May 1 2019, 12:24 PM) *
Hmm, JRM, no O level, hmm, let's see. Oh yes, educated at Eton college. Second class honours degree at Trinity college. Learned to read company reports and balance sheets at the age of ten when he started investing in the stock market. (Note please that that's a proper degree, not a Billy Liar degree).

But he is a brexiteer so he must be a thick racist. Newres says so.
James_Trinder
Got to be Liberal Democrats for me in the local elections. Slightly torn between them and Change UK in the upcoming European elections though.
TallDarkAndHandsome
QUOTE (Strafin @ May 1 2019, 10:09 AM) *
What I do find interesting with this particular election is that the Liberal Democrats have failed to find enough candidates to challenge all the seats whereas Labour have.

Conservatives have also, but that's a given really. For years we have been told that Labour can't win here, but now they could and seem to have a decent amount of support. That's quite a change as one of the reasons they couldn't win before was simpy because there wasn't anyone standing!

As for my personal vote, I am so torn. I only have the three major parties to choose from so I might just go and draw a big c0ck on the paper. And balls obviously.


I don't thing a c0ck and balls is strong enough. I'd wipe my a$$ on it. It will be interesting to see the number of "spoiled" or possibly "solied" ballot papers.. I believe it will be a record percentage.
James_Trinder
QUOTE (je suis Charlie @ May 1 2019, 12:24 PM) *
Hmm, JRM, no O level, hmm, let's see. Oh yes, educated at Eton college. Second class honours degree at Trinity college. Learned to read company reports and balance sheets at the age of ten when he started investing in the stock market. (Note please that that's a proper degree, not a Billy Liar degree).


That just makes him an educated fool with money on his mind, as Coolio once said.
je suis Charlie
QUOTE (TallDarkAndHandsome @ May 1 2019, 12:41 PM) *
I don't thing a c0ck and balls is strong enough. I'd wipe my a$$ on it. It will be interesting to see the number of "spoiled" or possibly "solied" ballot papers.. I believe it will be a record percentage.

Never understood why anyone would take the effort to get to a polling station only to spoil their ballot paper. Unless you're newres of course, they don't take kindly to people scribbling on the papers with a Crayola.
James_Trinder
QUOTE (TallDarkAndHandsome @ May 1 2019, 12:41 PM) *
I don't thing a c0ck and balls is strong enough. I'd wipe my a$$ on it. It will be interesting to see the number of "spoiled" or possibly "solied" ballot papers.. I believe it will be a record percentage.


I'm more interested in whether you will be prepared to eat your words if that is not the case.
je suis Charlie
QUOTE (James_Trinder @ May 1 2019, 12:43 PM) *
That just makes him an educated fool with money on his mind, as Coolio once said.

Ah yes, Plato, Sophocles, Aristotle and of course, Coolio, one of the great thinkers of this or any other time.
James_Trinder
QUOTE (je suis Charlie @ May 1 2019, 12:48 PM) *
Ah yes, Plato, Sophocles, Aristotle and of course, Coolio, one of the great thinkers of this or any other time.


You may mock but there is actually quite a lot of philosophising going on in Gangsta's Paradise, for example:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gangsta%27s_Paradise#Synopsis
je suis Charlie
QUOTE (James_Trinder @ May 1 2019, 12:58 PM) *
You may mock but there is actually quite a lot of philosophising going on in Gangsta's Paradise, for example:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gangsta%27s_Paradise#Synopsis

laugh.gif laugh.gif laugh.gif
Turin Machine
QUOTE (James_Trinder @ May 1 2019, 12:58 PM) *
You may mock but there is actually quite a lot of philosophising going on in Gangsta's Paradise, for example:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gangsta%27s_Paradise#Synopsis

Yeah, someone else who shouts about the evil of money and greed, on his way to the bank. Coolio 🤣🤣🤣
TallDarkAndHandsome
QUOTE (James_Trinder @ May 1 2019, 12:58 PM) *
You may mock but there is actually quite a lot of philosophising going on in Gangsta's Paradise, for example:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gangsta%27s_Paradise#Synopsis


Someone voting Lib Dem thinks Coolio is a "philosopher"....says it all...
newres
QUOTE (je suis Charlie @ May 1 2019, 12:24 PM) *
Hmm, JRM, no O level, hmm, let's see. Oh yes, educated at Eton college. Second class honours degree at Trinity college. Learned to read company reports and balance sheets at the age of ten when he started investing in the stock market. (Note please that that's a proper degree, not a Billy Liar degree).

I wasn't talking about JRM. He will be unaffected and probably to the good as a result of Brexit. I didn't do any Keith Waterhouse novels in my English degree. I have read that one though.

je suis Charlie
QUOTE (newres @ May 1 2019, 01:10 PM) *
I wasn't talking about JRM.


Really? Because you wrote,

QUOTE (newres @ May 1 2019, 09:16 AM) *
Watch JRM. Rarely do we see a properly formed sentence. It’s mostly “WTO NOW!” despite the fact they don’t have an O level between them, let alone an Economics one.


So, lying again? Or merely (very short term) memory loss?
Strafin
QUOTE (je suis Charlie @ May 1 2019, 12:45 PM) *
Never understood why anyone would take the effort to get to a polling station only to spoil their ballot paper. Unless you're newres of course, they don't take kindly to people scribbling on the papers with a Crayola.

I don't think they really care, just another column to tick. But I think there will be record numbers of spoiled papers and I just want to feel part of something that is actually growing for once.

je suis Charlie
QUOTE (Strafin @ May 1 2019, 02:25 PM) *
I don't think they really care, just another column to tick. But I think there will be record numbers of spoiled papers and I just want to feel part of something that is actually growing for once.

You're possibly right, the important thing is to register your displeasure I'm just not certain that wasting a good hard earned vote is the right way.
newres
QUOTE (je suis Charlie @ May 1 2019, 01:16 PM) *
Really? Because you wrote,



So, lying again? Or merely (very short term) memory loss?

JRM speaks to callers, the viewers type their comments. I said we SEE their comments.
je suis Charlie
QUOTE (newres @ May 1 2019, 03:34 PM) *
JRM speaks to callers, the viewers type their comments. I said we SEE their comments.

What ARE you wibbling on about?
TallDarkAndHandsome
QUOTE (je suis Charlie @ May 1 2019, 03:47 PM) *
What ARE you wibbling on about?

Humour him... he probably doesn't have long left today on his day release... Think they need to up the dose of Lithium though...
newres
Thought of you guys:

🗳 Today is #LocalElections2019 day!

☑️ NORMAL PEOPLE: Go vote for who you feel will be best to represent you locally. Polls close at 10pm

☑️ GAMMON: Go on your local Facebook group and tell us you won’t vote for the main parties (despite the fact these are local elections), angrily read The Sun or Daily Mail, claim you’re voting Brexit party or UKIP, waddle along to the polling station and spoil your vote...that’ll show ‘em, wallow in your own brine, punch your keyboard, make out the media are hiding the truth, claim the BBC are biased, scrape your dried bodily fluids off your yellow vest, change your profile picture to include a union flag, or a poppy, or a soldier in silhouette [you choose], go back on Facebook and post a badly-photoshopped and pixelated meme containing factually incorrect information, then post another one as not enough people clicked like on the first one which annoyed you, ejaculate over Brexit, get angry whilst watching Question Time, go on Facebook to tell everyone you’re angry watching question time, bring Dianne Abbott into an online conversation despite the fact she’s probably irrelevant to the original post, punch keyboard again, mummy then sends you to bed.
Strafin
And somewhere in amongst all that they will have voted tory anyway, rather than spoil their paper, cos deep down they're all conformists anyway.
SirWilliam
QUOTE (newres @ May 1 2019, 10:44 AM) *
I think the sensible thing to do is to be concerned only with local issues. I’ll probably vote Green even though our candidate is a bit of a knob.


Only a bit? If ever there was a political movement that is out of touch with reality it is the Green Party. They want us all to cycle everywhere yet advocate being in the greater european federation with complete movement of goods across the continent. Makes the rest almost credible. rolleyes.gif
newres
QUOTE (SirWilliam @ May 2 2019, 09:14 AM) *
Only a bit? If ever there was a political movement that is out of touch with reality it is the Green Party. They want us all to cycle everywhere yet advocate being in the greater european federation with complete movement of goods across the continent. Makes the rest almost credible. rolleyes.gif

Better movement from France than Australia. wink.gif
TallDarkAndHandsome
QUOTE (newres @ May 2 2019, 08:43 AM) *
Thought of you guys:

🗳 Today is #LocalElections2019 day!

☑️ NORMAL PEOPLE: Go vote for who you feel will be best to represent you locally. Polls close at 10pm

☑️ GAMMON: Go on your local Facebook group and tell us you won’t vote for the main parties (despite the fact these are local elections), angrily read The Sun or Daily Mail, claim you’re voting Brexit party or UKIP, waddle along to the polling station and spoil your vote...that’ll show ‘em, wallow in your own brine, punch your keyboard, make out the media are hiding the truth, claim the BBC are biased, scrape your dried bodily fluids off your yellow vest, change your profile picture to include a union flag, or a poppy, or a soldier in silhouette [you choose], go back on Facebook and post a badly-photoshopped and pixelated meme containing factually incorrect information, then post another one as not enough people clicked like on the first one which annoyed you, ejaculate over Brexit, get angry whilst watching Question Time, go on Facebook to tell everyone you’re angry watching question time, bring Dianne Abbott into an online conversation despite the fact she’s probably irrelevant to the original post, punch keyboard again, mummy then sends you to bed.


Very droll. It's called democracy chap. My vote or spoiled paper is my own choice. Go !$#% yourself you arrogant #$$
TallDarkAndHandsome
QUOTE (newres @ May 2 2019, 08:43 AM) *
Thought of you guys:

🗳 Today is #LocalElections2019 day!

☑️ NORMAL PEOPLE: Go vote for who you feel will be best to represent you locally. Polls close at 10pm

☑️ GAMMON: Go on your local Facebook group and tell us you won’t vote for the main parties (despite the fact these are local elections), angrily read The Sun or Daily Mail, claim you’re voting Brexit party or UKIP, waddle along to the polling station and spoil your vote...that’ll show ‘em, wallow in your own brine, punch your keyboard, make out the media are hiding the truth, claim the BBC are biased, scrape your dried bodily fluids off your yellow vest, change your profile picture to include a union flag, or a poppy, or a soldier in silhouette [you choose], go back on Facebook and post a badly-photoshopped and pixelated meme containing factually incorrect information, then post another one as not enough people clicked like on the first one which annoyed you, ejaculate over Brexit, get angry whilst watching Question Time, go on Facebook to tell everyone you’re angry watching question time, bring Dianne Abbott into an online conversation despite the fact she’s probably irrelevant to the original post, punch keyboard again, mummy then sends you to bed.


Very droll. It's called democracy chap. My vote or spoiled paper is my own choice. Go !$#% yourself you arrogant #$$
TallDarkAndHandsome
QUOTE (newres @ May 2 2019, 08:43 AM) *
Thought of you guys:

🗳 Today is #LocalElections2019 day!

☑️ NORMAL PEOPLE: Go vote for who you feel will be best to represent you locally. Polls close at 10pm

☑️ GAMMON: Go on your local Facebook group and tell us you won’t vote for the main parties (despite the fact these are local elections), angrily read The Sun or Daily Mail, claim you’re voting Brexit party or UKIP, waddle along to the polling station and spoil your vote...that’ll show ‘em, wallow in your own brine, punch your keyboard, make out the media are hiding the truth, claim the BBC are biased, scrape your dried bodily fluids off your yellow vest, change your profile picture to include a union flag, or a poppy, or a soldier in silhouette [you choose], go back on Facebook and post a badly-photoshopped and pixelated meme containing factually incorrect information, then post another one as not enough people clicked like on the first one which annoyed you, ejaculate over Brexit, get angry whilst watching Question Time, go on Facebook to tell everyone you’re angry watching question time, bring Dianne Abbott into an online conversation despite the fact she’s probably irrelevant to the original post, punch keyboard again, mummy then sends you to bed.


Very droll. It's called democracy chap. My vote or spoiled paper is my own choice. Go !$#% yourself you arrogant #$$
newres
QUOTE (TallDarkAndHandsome @ May 2 2019, 11:38 AM) *
Very droll. It's called democracy chap. My vote or spoiled paper is my own choice. Go !$#% yourself you arrogant #$$

Had you to a tee though didn't it? laugh.gif
Turin Machine
QUOTE (newres @ May 2 2019, 08:43 AM) *
Thought of you guys:

🗳 Today is #LocalElections2019 day!

☑️ NORMAL PEOPLE: Go vote for who you feel will be best to represent you locally. Polls close at 10pm

☑️ GAMMON: Go on your local Facebook group and tell us you won’t vote for the main parties (despite the fact these are local elections), angrily read The Sun or Daily Mail, claim you’re voting Brexit party or UKIP, waddle along to the polling station and spoil your vote...that’ll show ‘em, wallow in your own brine, punch your keyboard, make out the media are hiding the truth, claim the BBC are biased, scrape your dried bodily fluids off your yellow vest, change your profile picture to include a union flag, or a poppy, or a soldier in silhouette [you choose], go back on Facebook and post a badly-photoshopped and pixelated meme containing factually incorrect information, then post another one as not enough people clicked like on the first one which annoyed you, ejaculate over Brexit, get angry whilst watching Question Time, go on Facebook to tell everyone you’re angry watching question time, bring Dianne Abbott into an online conversation despite the fact she’s probably irrelevant to the original post, punch keyboard again, mummy then sends you to bed.

And newres learns how to cut and paste, be writing in Crayola tomorrow.
newres
QUOTE (Turin Machine @ May 2 2019, 11:46 AM) *
And newres learns how to cut and paste, be writing in Crayola tomorrow.

Keep ejaculating over Brexit.
je suis Charlie
QUOTE (SirWilliam @ May 2 2019, 09:14 AM) *
Only a bit? If ever there was a political movement that is out of touch with reality it is the Green Party. They want us all to cycle everywhere yet advocate being in the greater european federation with complete movement of goods across the continent. Makes the rest almost credible. rolleyes.gif

Remember their candidate from a few years ago, had so little clue about pollution issues he thought bragging about his land rover running on used chip fat was 'being green' and couldn't see the irony of him heating his house in the country by burning wood. Oh how we laughed.
bonnie
QUOTE (newres @ May 2 2019, 08:43 AM) *
Thought of you guys:

🗳 Today is #LocalElections2019 day!

☑️ NORMAL PEOPLE: Go vote for who you feel will be best to represent you locally. Polls close at 10pm

☑️ GAMMON: Go on your local Facebook group and tell us you won’t vote for the main parties (despite the fact these are local elections), angrily read The Sun or Daily Mail, claim you’re voting Brexit party or UKIP, waddle along to the polling station and spoil your vote...that’ll show ‘em, wallow in your own brine, punch your keyboard, make out the media are hiding the truth, claim the BBC are biased, scrape your dried bodily fluids off your yellow vest, change your profile picture to include a union flag, or a poppy, or a soldier in silhouette [you choose], go back on Facebook and post a badly-photoshopped and pixelated meme containing factually incorrect information, then post another one as not enough people clicked like on the first one which annoyed you, ejaculate over Brexit, get angry whilst watching Question Time, go on Facebook to tell everyone you’re angry watching question time, bring Dianne Abbott into an online conversation despite the fact she’s probably irrelevant to the original post, punch keyboard again, mummy then sends you to bed.

bonnie
Newres<I think you are horrible,looking at your posts,they are rude and in most cases are downright nasty,It isn't any wonder some people,derogatory including myself, do not post on here very often when your replies are so derogatory. sad.gif
James_Trinder
QUOTE (TallDarkAndHandsome @ May 1 2019, 01:10 PM) *
Someone voting Lib Dem thinks Coolio is a "philosopher"....says it all...



You don't have to be a philosopher to philosophise in the same way that you don't have to be a mathematician to carry out everyday arithmetic. In any case, I don't consider Coolio to be a philosopher and was just having a laugh, to be honest.
James_Trinder
QUOTE (TallDarkAndHandsome @ May 2 2019, 11:38 AM) *
Very droll. It's called democracy chap. My vote or spoiled paper is my own choice. Go !$#% yourself you arrogant #$$


Your own vote or lack of it is of course your own personal choice. In the 2017 general election in the Newbury constituency there were 144/60,999 spoiled votes or 0.236% of votes cast. Let's see if this percentage is exceeded in these local elections but I would certainly expect some eating of words to be done if this relatively low percentage is not exceeded by some margin.
newres
QUOTE (bonnie @ May 2 2019, 01:02 PM) *
Newres<I think you are horrible,looking at your posts,they are rude and in most cases are downright nasty,It isn't any wonder some people,derogatory including myself, do not post on here very often when your replies are so derogatory. sad.gif

Oh that's a shame as we could do with EVEN more gammon who can't figure out the quote function on here. rolleyes.gif
je suis Charlie
QUOTE (newres @ May 2 2019, 02:47 PM) *
Oh that's a shame as we could do with EVEN more gammon who can't figure out the quote function on here. rolleyes.gif

And once again you rise to the situation, well done.
TallDarkAndHandsome
QUOTE (newres @ May 2 2019, 02:47 PM) *
Oh that's a shame as we could do with EVEN more gammon who can't figure out the quote function on here. rolleyes.gif

I'd rather be a "Gammon" chap than you. I don't think it's a coincidence that most people that join this forum find you to be an appalling creature. I did vote by the way. Always have. Always will. First time I have not voted for anyone though. The Tories are finished and I see good old Nigel is now 9 points clear on the polls for the Euros. I will be voting then.🤣🤣
je suis Charlie
It will be interesting to see tomorrow's results, the usual parties will of course try to tell us "it's an accurate reflection of the next GE" whereas of course local elections are always used as a protest. Still, going to be interesting.
TallDarkAndHandsome
QUOTE (je suis Charlie @ May 2 2019, 09:49 PM) *
It will be interesting to see tomorrow's results, the usual parties will of course try to tell us "it's an accurate reflection of the next GE" whereas of course local elections are always used as a protest. Still, going to be interesting.

Did you bother JSC?
je suis Charlie
QUOTE (TallDarkAndHandsome @ May 2 2019, 10:06 PM) *
Did you bother JSC?

I always vote, it was a hard earned right to be able to engage in the process. People who can't be bothered shouldn't whine about the outcomes.
TallDarkAndHandsome
QUOTE (je suis Charlie @ May 2 2019, 10:19 PM) *
I always vote, it was a hard earned right to be able to engage in the process. People who can't be bothered shouldn't whine about the outcomes.

I agree.. for the first time in my life I couldn't bring myself to vote for any candidates though. TBH if a slug had been standing I'd have voted for that...so I did what I said I would do and wrote a few thoughts about the state of democracy. And then added a big c0ck and balls..🤣
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