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  1. What about freedom, democracy and accountability?

    What about freedom, democracy and accountability?
  2. BBC are gloating that bammy couldn't have done...

    BBC are gloating that bammy couldn't have done Camoron a bigger favour :mad

    I think you're right but it does read as if he's holding a gun to our head. Hopefully that can only backfire.
  3. Britain would go to the ‘back of the queue' for US trade deals post-Brexit

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    Presumably that means we'll also be at the back of the queue next time the US needs a lapdog to go to war with :winker:
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    Where are you to?

    Where are you to?
  5. But surely these holiday lets are second homes?

    But surely these holiday lets are second homes?
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    No! It's bad enough seeing the white, flabby,...

    No!

    It's bad enough seeing the white, flabby, top half when I'm trying to enjoy a hotdog on the prom at Weston.
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    Don't you need something on top of the bog...

    Don't you need something on top of the bog standard ppl to cross the sea?
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    Isn't the Dacia Duster like a Lada in reverse?

    Isn't the Dacia Duster like a Lada in reverse?
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    No matter how tight the corner they're in, you...

    No matter how tight the corner they're in, you know their superhuman powers will get the out of it. Leads to some very unimaginative script writing.

    Anyone watched Marco Polo? Ep 1 looked OK....
  10. Don't think I'd know one of her songs if I heard...

    Don't think I'd know one of her songs if I heard it.

    Completely off my radar. Must be my age or something.
  11. Wish he'd STFU TBH.

    Wish he'd STFU TBH.
  12. That's it. I can't help feeling that at least...

    That's it. I can't help feeling that at least part of this housing bubble is down to foreign investors seeing the London property market as a safe haven for their money.

    As a result, prices are...
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    It's the opposite for me. I give up on things if...

    It's the opposite for me. I give up on things if I'm not gripped after the first couple of episodes.

    Things I've given up on so far this year:

    How to Get Away with Murder
    Jessica Jones...
  14. We must build on the green belt to end this housing crisis

    Seems that you can't comment on anything in the Telegraph these days.

    Could somebody assume the role of Ms Samual please? Not that she'd have read my comments but she had me spluttering into my...
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    Probably one of the last comics that 3...

    Probably one of the last comics that 3 generations could sit down & enjoy together. What an awful shame...
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    Of course people will mind. Hence the lack of...

    Of course people will mind. Hence the lack of candour from the powers that be.

    Do you really think there's be a majority for remain if they were honest about their intentions?

    Then again,...
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    That's because it's a gradual ratcheting process....

    That's because it's a gradual ratcheting process.

    You don't notice the movement until it's too late.

    As I keep saying, we already are practically in a Superstate when you consider where so...
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    No, when Poland was behind the Iron Curtain

    No, when Poland was behind the Iron Curtain
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    Out of interest, do you remember what came before...

    Out of interest, do you remember what came before that?
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    Do you think we'd ever have a sufficiently euro...

    Do you think we'd ever have a sufficiently euro sceptic PM to actually have the balls to go in and negotiate something worthwhile as opposed to Cameron's stage managed sham effort?
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    Yes, of course, Cameron has just demonstrated...

    Yes, of course, Cameron has just demonstrated exactly how much clout we have with his risible attempts at a renegotiation.
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    A new country built on immigration without the...

    A new country built on immigration without the centuries old cultural divisions found in Europe.

    That is maybe why the EU is so big on mass immigration - mix us all up a bit in order to blur...
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    It's a Utopian ideal & the history of the USSR...

    It's a Utopian ideal & the history of the USSR should clearly demonstrate that the reality is that it will ultimately need to become a tyranny just in order to keep it together.
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    If we do vote to remain, I can only hope that...

    If we do vote to remain, I can only hope that some other country has the cojones to hold a rerendum and vote to leave & this event will trigger the collapse of the whole rotten project.
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    It's already well on the way to being a...

    It's already well on the way to being a Superstate.

    What else do you call a geographical entity that has a president, it's own flag & constitution & makes its own laws?

    The only remaining...
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    It really is quite simple. We either vote to...

    It really is quite simple.

    We either vote to leave and go our own way or we remain and ultimately get swallowed up in a federal Superstate.

    That is the plan and that has been the plan all...
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    Anyone been watching Vinyl? Season finale last...

    Anyone been watching Vinyl?

    Season finale last night. Thoroughly enjoyed the series - like Boardwalk Empire meets the 1970s record industry.

    It's even got Gyp Rossetti:smile
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    Yes:eek Fortunately they just host my domain. ...

    Yes:eek

    Fortunately they just host my domain.

    The content is elsewhere.
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    I left a very expensive set of garden furniture...

    I left a very expensive set of garden furniture out overnight in the garden last summer.

    Funnily enough, that disappeared by the next day too :eyes
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    Undoubtedly my least favourite chore. They've...

    Undoubtedly my least favourite chore.

    They've shut all of the rural sites down round here so I have to go into the nearest town where I normally have to queue round the block & just as I make it...
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    I've actually been enjoying this season because...

    I've actually been enjoying this season because there are no teams that I despise so much that they make me froth at the mouth (apart from Spurs, obviously).

    Looks like that's about to change...
  32. Interesting comment on a Telegraph article from...

    Interesting comment on a Telegraph article from someone who claims to be a farmer (tl;dr - find out what abattoir the meat came from and make sure it doesn't have halal certifiction)
  33. Weasel words. Many animal welfare groups claim...

    Weasel words. Many animal welfare groups claim that the stunning only immobilses the animal not render it unconscious. E.g this from CIWF on halal chicken:
  34. It means that the chances are it has had its...

    It means that the chances are it has had its throat slit whilst still conscious.

    I wish to avoid that meat but I am not given the information by the supermarkets to do so. So I just don't buy meat...
  35. Supermarkets do not sell unlabelled halal meat

    Tesco, Asda, Sainsburys et al are all selling unstunned, ritually slaughtered meat without telling you.

    That's because any meat from the hindquarters is considered haram, not halal and will...
  36. He has single handedly put me off wanting an...

    He has single handedly put me off wanting an Indian takeaway ever again.
  37. Same here. But it doesn't quite work like that...

    Same here.

    But it doesn't quite work like that as there are those who think you are less than human for not believing in their particular version of the big fairy in the sky.

    I find that...
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    Fine, different strokes and all that, but...

    Fine, different strokes and all that, but Tetleys?

    I mean, Tetleys at any time of day....Bloooooarrgh....
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    Neither can they answer basic questions about the...

    Neither can they answer basic questions about the property that a traditional agent could answer. Fairly basic things that would affect whether or not you actually want to take time out to do the...
  40. Shouldn't he be playing golf at the moment?

    Shouldn't he be playing golf at the moment?
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    Online Estate Agents

    I don't know what the savings are to be had from using one of these services but my experience of them as a potential buyer is less than positive.

    Waiting over a week now for 3 separate viewings...
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    #Superinjunction

    What a great name for a band.

    You'd certainly get plenty of traffic to your MySpace page :eyes
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    Sure they're not sand martens? They're normally...

    Sure they're not sand martens? They're normally the first to arrive round here & can be seen skimming the surface of local ponds & rivers.
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    Kaffir I presume.

    Kaffir I presume.
  45. Thread: Panama

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    Yawn.... It's what rich folks do, no surprises...

    Yawn....

    It's what rich folks do, no surprises here.

    Let's hope they're not going to drag this out for months on end. I mean, it's not that they'd like to divert our attention from anything...
  46. Thanks. Still as hard as ever - only got 4 today...

    Thanks. Still as hard as ever - only got 4 today :emb:
  47. Where's the daily quiz gone?

    Where's the daily quiz gone?
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    Sacrilege! There is something very...

    Sacrilege!


    There is something very satisfying about mowing the lawn.

    There is something even more satisfying about enjoying a drink with the smell of freshly cut grass once the job is done.
    ...
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    Every way I look at it, it just becomes...

    Every way I look at it, it just becomes blindingly obvious that Europe does not have any solutions to anything.

    Let's just get the hell out.
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    Poll: Probably somewhere where all religion is...

    Probably somewhere where all religion is proscribed.

    North Korea?
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