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>> No. 23627 Anonymous
4th April 2020
Saturday 11:41 am
23627 ITZ 2.0 - Exponential Functions Edition Locked
1 million UK deaths by May, because you don’t wash your hands.
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>> No. 23791 Anonymous
7th April 2020
Tuesday 12:29 am
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Can we have a new thread? My ZX Spectrum is having trouble loading this one.
>> No. 23792 Anonymous
7th April 2020
Tuesday 12:34 am
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Running fine on my C64. Get a real computer.
>> No. 23793 Anonymous
7th April 2020
Tuesday 12:39 am
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I'm not a fan of this yank-style clapping for every cunt and occasion. Once for the NHS was alright as a novelty, should've been left at that.
>> No. 23794 Anonymous
7th April 2020
Tuesday 12:42 am
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You say this like you clapped for the NHS and I know you didn't.
>> No. 23795 Anonymous
7th April 2020
Tuesday 1:02 am
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>Can we have a new thread? My ZX Spectrum is having trouble loading this one.

>> No. 23522 Anonymous
2nd April 2020
Thursday 1:21 pm
23522 Goodnight sweet prince
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>> No. 23755 Anonymous
6th April 2020
Monday 5:24 pm
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Look on the bright side, I've never heard any rumours he is a filthy paedo. Give it time I guess.
>> No. 23762 Anonymous
6th April 2020
Monday 8:02 pm
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Honor is a Goner.
>> No. 23771 Anonymous
6th April 2020
Monday 9:47 pm
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>Lee Fierro has died from complications of coronavirus at the age of 91.

>She was an actress that played a memorable role in the iconic shark horror movie Jaws, in 1975.

She was still alive? She looked ancient already in that scene in Jaws.
>> No. 23772 Anonymous
6th April 2020
Monday 10:15 pm
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Some people look old before their time. Maggie Smith doesn't appear to have aged much in the past thirty years because she could have passed for being in her seventies when she was in her fifties.
>> No. 23776 Anonymous
6th April 2020
Monday 10:43 pm
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Just saying, my nan looked like that when she was 70.

>> No. 21041 Anonymous
24th January 2020
Friday 5:58 pm
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Lads are you worried about the coronavirus?

I've purposely not read up about it. Mainly because the SARS, Swine Flu, Bird Flu and Ebola threat was over-hyped by the media. Prediction wise, I think after several months it will be contained and everyone will eventually forget about it.

What do you think?
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>> No. 23622 Anonymous
4th April 2020
Saturday 10:19 am
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Make one, you berk.
>> No. 23623 Anonymous
4th April 2020
Saturday 10:23 am
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For what purpose? It'd just be an excuse for people to go around in the same circles even more so.
>> No. 23624 Anonymous
4th April 2020
Saturday 11:30 am
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1 million UK deaths by May if it keeps growing at current rate.
>> No. 23625 Anonymous
4th April 2020
Saturday 11:35 am
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I’m not that lad, but if a thread gets too long it becomes almost impossible to load.

I’ll lock this later if someone makes another one, but right now I’m about to venture out to forage for supplies.
>> No. 23626 Anonymous
4th April 2020
Saturday 11:38 am
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Have you closed your 200 tabs yet?

>> No. 20734 Anonymous
4th December 2019
Wednesday 6:47 am
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Elon Musk: pedo guy insult was 'not classy' but not meant literally

...Musk’s primary defense, which he reiterated numerous times, was that he did not intend to call Unsworth a pedophile, but instead was using “pedo guy” to mean “creepy old guy”.

“Just as I thought it was obvious that he did not mean to physically sodomize me with a submarine, I thought it was obvious that I didn’t mean he was a pedophile,” Musk said. He argued that he did not retract his statement when he initially apologized to Unsworth because that “would have been worse”. “If you call someone a motherf’er, I think it would actually seem sarcastic to say, ‘I didn’t mean that he committed incest’,” Musk explained. “That would have seemed disingenuous.”

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>> No. 22990 Anonymous
24th March 2020
Tuesday 8:00 pm
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This isn't America, they'll never let a brown person run the country. Look what they did to Harry and Megan and she isn't really even proper brown at all....

>> No. 22992 Anonymous
24th March 2020
Tuesday 8:17 pm
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Rishi seems like the right kind of brown person.

Brown, but not a religious fundamentalist.
Brown, but won't try and diddle your kids.
Brown, but won't mug you at knife point.
Brown, but not a drug dealer.

Socially acceptable brown. The kind you can have a pint and watch the sports with.
>> No. 22993 Anonymous
24th March 2020
Tuesday 8:32 pm
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But still brown. A colonial. Even if he is upper caste not-even-slightly-oppressed brown like Sadiq Khan, the Tories will never let a colonial rule over the colonisers.
>> No. 22995 Anonymous
24th March 2020
Tuesday 9:27 pm
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When people are worried about keeping the shops open, they want an Asian in charge.
>> No. 22996 Anonymous
24th March 2020
Tuesday 9:32 pm
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In charge of shops (and some restaurants) is one thing, lad. The whole country is quite another.

>> No. 9430 Anonymous
26th January 2016
Tuesday 10:09 pm
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Huddersfield charity shop finally says goodbye to a shutter which lasted 26 years


That's it. That's literally it. A charity shop has replaced one of its roller shutters after having the same one for 26 years. It's all go in Huddersfield.

I challenge you lads to find a more pointless news story than this.
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>> No. 21555 Anonymous
29th February 2020
Saturday 10:26 pm
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Serious (American) story, unserious (American) hair.
>> No. 21558 Anonymous
29th February 2020
Saturday 11:04 pm
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He reminds me of the preacher boy.

>> No. 21564 Anonymous
1st March 2020
Sunday 1:53 pm
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I see years of gay conversion therapy ahead for this poor lad.

The scary thing is, from my experience of spending plenty of time stateside and knowing a few people in the Bible Belt, there are literally MILLIONS of people like that. This is not some sort of satire.

I always say they're like trekkies on acid.
>> No. 21568 Anonymous
1st March 2020
Sunday 4:51 pm
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I dunno, he seems to have turned out pretty normal.
>> No. 22196 Anonymous
15th March 2020
Sunday 12:13 pm
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That is very uncomfortable watching.

>> No. 21511 Anonymous
28th February 2020
Friday 9:27 am
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Paul Gascoigne explains infamous attempt to 'save' killer Raoul Moat 10 years ago

“I just remember that I was in a taxi, I had a fishing rod, some chicken, four cans of lager and a fishing jacket,” he said. “I thought that I could take Raoul Moat fishing because he was near a river. I told the taxi driver ‘head for the airport’ and then when we got to Newcastle airport I said ‘head for Rothbury’. The taxi driver said ‘you are not going where I think you are going?’ And I said ‘yes I am’.”

He added: “I was telling the taxi driver I could save him. I told him: Listen, I have been through so much, I am the best therapist in the world, I can save him’. I think that I genuinely believed that.”

When he got out, the driver did not ask for the fare and Gazza headed straight for the police cordon where Moat was surrounded in a field in the Northumberland village of Rothbury. “I said ‘Where’s Moaty?’,” he recalled, in an exclusive interview near his Bournemouth home. “Someone said to me ‘Do you know him? and I said ‘No don’t’.”

Unaware that his arrival was breaking live on TV news, Gazza’s appearance at the scene triggered rumours about how he knew Moat. “People were saying he was my friend, and then my cousin,” he added. In reality, they had never met. “I walked into a local B&B, saw myself on TV thought ‘oh shit,” he said. “I went to the house where I was staying, got half way up the lamp post and fell off.”

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>> No. 21512 Anonymous
28th February 2020
Friday 3:17 pm
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> got half way up the lamp post and fell off
u wot m8.
>> No. 21513 Anonymous
28th February 2020
Friday 3:49 pm
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He got half way up the lamp post, then he fell off. It's not hard mate.

>> No. 14071 Anonymous
26th November 2017
Sunday 1:32 pm
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>Self-taught rocket scientist plans launch to test flat Earth theory

>‘Mad’ Mike Hughes, 61, plans to reach an altitude of 1,800ft over California in his home-made steam-powered rocket

>Science is littered with tales of visionaries who paid for pioneering research to prove their theories, and this weekend “Mad” Mike Hughes is hoping to join them. He plans to launch a homemade rocket in California as part of a bid to eventually prove that the Earth is flat.

>Hughes has spent $20,000 (£15,000) building the steam-powered rocket in his spare time, and will be livestreaming the launch over the internet. The self-described daredevil says he switched his focus to rockets after twice breaking his back doing stunt jumps in cars.

>“I don’t believe in science,” declared the 61-year-old. “I know about aerodynamics and fluid dynamics and how things move through the air. But that’s not science, that’s just a formula.”

>‘Mad’ Mike
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>> No. 21447 Anonymous
25th February 2020
Tuesday 12:31 am
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I saw something on TV a while ago about a Young Earth Creationist who has devoted his life to offering guided tours through the Grand Canyon where he attempts to convince visitors that evolution and the idea that the Earth is anything more than 8,000 years old are complete bollocks, and that the Grand Canyon itself is proof.

I think his position wasn't so much that astronomy and geology are a hoax, but he incessantly went on about things like, the only reason you find fossils of marine species at the top of mountains is that they are remnants of the biblical Great Flood. And that it was simply impossible that mountains could have formed from seafloor sediment, because the vertical distance of in some cases several miles could not have been overcome in the 8,000 years that the Earth was really actually old. So it was kind of a mish mash by a homeschooled born-again git throwing together scientific fact that he understood nothing about and audacious Bible claims that were drummed into him in the worst kind of way, but he was so adamant that the Grand Canyon's rock formations proved the Young Earth idea, it was kind of just really sad to see.
>> No. 21449 Anonymous
25th February 2020
Tuesday 12:54 am
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Gravity warps space, right?
What if, outside of the affect of gravity, space could be thought of as 'flat'? What kind of process would require mapping of reality in such a way? Doesn't gravity affect time, as well?
>> No. 21450 Anonymous
25th February 2020
Tuesday 1:24 am
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After watching the behind the curve documentary I went and did a bit of research into various things output by various parties in the film.

The motive seems to largely be believing they are smarter than everyone else.

That at some point people believed based on current data (in Renaissance) that the world was round,but as modern technology came along it proved that theory incorrect, specifically that people reached the edge in Antartica. Now they are either too embarrassed to admit they were wrong as it will make science look stupid, or think it would cause mass chaos as people react to the news.


Part of this is based on what until relatively recently wha modern flat eart was. A tool for a theoretical exercise to promte critical thinking and challenge commonly held beliefs, that was co-opted by people who started to believe the arguments being put forward.
>> No. 21503 Anonymous
26th February 2020
Wednesday 11:26 pm
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>A tool for a theoretical exercise to promte critical thinking and challenge commonly held beliefs, that was co-opted by people who started to believe the arguments being put forward.

I guess it then sort of falls into epistemology, which is for the most part just academic self pleasure, but has some interesting approaches to the challenging of beliefs that are held to be entirely true facts.

It's like that whole argument of whether you exist, and how you know you exist. On the one hand, it can be a brilliant philosophical question that requires all the sharpness of your mind. But then some gits start telling you that they think we live in the Matrix.
>> No. 21504 Anonymous
27th February 2020
Thursday 11:23 am
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I'd argue epistemology is the most important topic there is. It does result in self torture though as you just constantly spot the bad arguments that people prefer and pick over the truth, mostly when they agree with what they thought anyway.

>> No. 21381 Anonymous
23rd February 2020
Sunday 3:04 pm
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Young, Welsh and Pretty Minted: The 20-year-old online trader who makes up to £200,000 a year


So the BBC are promoting 'Wolves of Instagram' forex trading bullshit merchants now.
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>> No. 21394 Anonymous
23rd February 2020
Sunday 7:15 pm
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I have the feeling he'll re-emerge once the attention dies down.

Someone I went to school with got quite deep into the Herbalife pyramid scheme. It makes me wonder what he's up to these days.
>> No. 21399 Anonymous
23rd February 2020
Sunday 9:29 pm
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Nobody beats the market in the long run.

He'll be broke in a few years' time. The same trading strategies that have made him a sizeable fortune are the ones that rid people of their fortune again.

Unless you have millions in capital to start with, £200K can only be earned by taking massive risks. Which can just the same blow up in your face anytime without warning.
>> No. 21400 Anonymous
23rd February 2020
Sunday 9:45 pm
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I think you've missed the point that's he's probably not beating the market by all that much now.
>> No. 21401 Anonymous
23rd February 2020
Sunday 10:05 pm
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It was on Twitter that his company accounts were for about a tenth of what he's saying and the MOT history for the cars he's claiming to own are also bollocks.
>> No. 21419 Anonymous
24th February 2020
Monday 3:05 pm
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There are plenty of otherlads making a killing in the market, I am sure.

>> No. 21372 Anonymous
21st February 2020
Friday 10:12 pm
21372 Could this be Britain's worst toilet?
A locksmith has discovered Britain's worst TOILET - after breaking into a house inhabited by squatters.

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>> No. 21373 Anonymous
21st February 2020
Friday 10:14 pm
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No, there's just no way that's the worst in Britain.
>> No. 21374 Anonymous
21st February 2020
Friday 11:21 pm
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> He said that a number of drug addicts had been living inside the building - letting it fall into a shocking state of disrepair.

>But no room was worse than the toilet - with a vomit-inducing picture appearing to show mounds of faeces bulging from the loo

I guess you really have to be a full-on drug addict to not care that the heaps of unflushed shit in your toilet bowl will only turn into even bigger heaps of unflushed shit by you continuing to shit on top of them.
>> No. 21375 Anonymous
21st February 2020
Friday 11:37 pm
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And you'd be wrong.
>> No. 21376 Anonymous
21st February 2020
Friday 11:43 pm
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Indeed. If you're a career for people with severe mental health issues, scenes like the OP are not uncommon. At least they had the decency to shit in the bowl.
>> No. 21377 Anonymous
22nd February 2020
Saturday 8:40 pm
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I sometimes go to a small supermarket that's next door to an NHS care home for the mentally ill. It's not a doors-locked secure unit, the inhabitants are free to leave during the day. One time, I was getting out of my car in the supermarket's car park in the dark, and suddenly I saw a man crouched in the space next to me with his shell suit trousers down, having a poo. Not something that's extremely out of the ordinary around that NHS home, you get far worse unusual behaviour when they go shopping in the supermarket, but what poolad did was that he inadvertently shat down the back of the whole left leg of his track pants, and then just pulled them up and walked off and into the supermarket. And he obviously had diarrhea, so the leg was covered from top to bottom.

Didn't seem to make any difference to him, but he stank up half the supermarket, and then ended up in front of me at the queue. I almost literally threw up. But poolad either didn't seem to notice, or he just didn't care. Amd he really didn't seem drunk or anything like that. While supermarket staff were actually trying to mask the smell by getting air fresheners off the shelves and spraying them liberally up and down the aisles where he had been.

>> No. 21182 Anonymous
1st February 2020
Saturday 8:03 am
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Plymouth mum fuming at Tesco Valentine's Day cards for children

A Plymouth mum has demanded Tesco removes its Valentine's Day cards for children as it is "weird".

Nicola, who has an eight-year-old son, said she would "punch" anyone in the face who sent her child a Valentine's Day card and was horrified to see a large selection for sale in the Transit Way superstore.

Nicola said she believes Valentine's Day is for adult relationships and believes that it is "an attempt to normalise abnormal relationships with children" and that anyone who sends a child a card "needs locking up".

She said: "There's one that says, 'Daddy loves you lots like jelly tots', that's weird. This is not normal.Valentine’s Day is for lovers. It’s not something that you should involve children in. It’s not something that a normal person would think of sending a child. It’s wrong."


Children sending each other Valentine's Day cards is one step on the road to normalising paedophilia.
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>> No. 21321 Anonymous
12th February 2020
Wednesday 9:52 pm
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>I think there is a fairly new phaenomenon of people feeling depressed after looking at other people's Instagram stories or social media profiles, and not realising that even a person posing at the Grand Canyon usually has a life off-camera that's just as dowdy and boring as fuck as yours.
"Fairly new" being almost as old as Facebook but otherwise correct.
>> No. 21322 Anonymous
13th February 2020
Thursday 10:50 am
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I've never really used facebook for much else besides stalking exes.
>> No. 21323 Anonymous
13th February 2020
Thursday 12:26 pm
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Your own personal behaviour doesn't constitute a "phenomenon".
>> No. 21324 Anonymous
13th February 2020
Thursday 2:34 pm
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Long before Facebook, we had the Christmas round-robin letter.

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13th February 2020
Thursday 4:36 pm
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Some people still send those out, but it seems to be more middle aged people.

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>> No. 20711 Anonymous
29th November 2019
Friday 8:44 pm
20711 fishmongers hall
I wasn't far from what happened today in Central London, but this is quite the detail.
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>> No. 21272 Anonymous
4th February 2020
Tuesday 8:08 pm
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Do you have evidence to back that statement up?
>> No. 21275 Anonymous
4th February 2020
Tuesday 10:01 pm
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Come summer farmers will be absolutely screaming for people to help pick this years crops.
>> No. 21277 Anonymous
4th February 2020
Tuesday 10:58 pm
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What an odd straw man. Why on earth would you possibly draw that conclusion and suggest it is the only other option.

Those 2 concepts are not related please don't reply with a false dilemma stating how they are and how one leads to the other. There are other systems that rehabilitate prisoners more effectively. The choices aren't only our currently flawed system or the American industrial prison complex.
>> No. 21284 Anonymous
5th February 2020
Wednesday 12:53 pm
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I thought the bloke from November had been fully taking part in the rehabilitation programme that his victims were running, was quoted saying how great it was and changed his life etc.?
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5th February 2020
Wednesday 1:08 pm
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He had, but that doesn't suit the narrative.

>> No. 21124 Anonymous
29th January 2020
Wednesday 6:15 pm
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>ITV News presenter Alastair Stewart is stepping down from his role following what ITN called "errors of judgment in Alastair's use of social media".

>In a statement, the veteran broadcaster, 67, said: "It was a misjudgement which I regret." ITN said he had breached editorial guidelines, but did not elaborate on the reasons for his departure.

>The newsreader's Twitter account has now been deactivated.


What's he done? He's either offended some group or been caught trying to shag a young lass.
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>> No. 21176 Anonymous
31st January 2020
Friday 7:54 pm
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Why is it considered acceptable to snitch to someone's employer on twitter?
>> No. 21177 Anonymous
31st January 2020
Friday 7:58 pm
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I am disgusted.
>> No. 21178 Anonymous
31st January 2020
Friday 8:09 pm
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Attempting to ruin someone's life is seen as an acceptable part of online shaming.
>> No. 21180 Anonymous
31st January 2020
Friday 9:19 pm
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I think the kids call it "cancel culture".
>> No. 21181 Anonymous
31st January 2020
Friday 10:21 pm
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>Attempting to ruin someone's life is seen as an acceptable part of online shaming

And for the most selfish of reasons. Just because somebody offended your really quite often bigoted and narrow-minded world view by throwing a wry Twitter remark out there that you and a mob of 20 others disagree with, and which may or may not have been ever so mildly in bad taste, doesn't give you the right to put that person out of a job.

Even if somebody tweets something really quite bad like Fuck all darkie poofs, burn eskimos at the stake and put women back in the kitchen where they belong, at the end of the day, somebody who tweets that may be a horribly failed person, let alone the fact that he'll break half a dozen anti-discrimination laws, but he still has a right to be in gainful employment somewhere. Probably not in any kind of capacity where he will reflect badly on his employer and have much to do with customers.

But if you believe that somebody who's said something that's either admittedly horribly wrong on many levels, or something that just plain offends your own temperamental sensibilities forfeits his right to eke out a living, then that person isn't the only one who needs their head examined.

>> No. 21026 Anonymous
23rd January 2020
Thursday 12:47 pm
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Outrage after Chinese theme park forces pig to bungee jump

A Chinese theme park has triggered a wave of outrage on social media after it forced a pig to bungee jump off a 68-metre high tower.

Video footage shows the pig tied to a pole, carried by two men to the top of a tower before being pushed off. The theme park located in Chongqing said the stunt was held to mark the opening of the new bungee attraction.

Local media outlets said the pig was sent to a slaughterhouse afterwards.


Are the Chinese actually evil? The evidence seems to suggest so.
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>> No. 21081 Anonymous
25th January 2020
Saturday 10:03 pm
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>"Allegedly" coppers are given targets for arresting a certain number of people to arrest per week

I've never bought that one, it doesn't seem to make much sense, since arresting loads of people is expensive.
>> No. 21082 Anonymous
26th January 2020
Sunday 1:22 am
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Every copper I've spoken to says that being stuck at a custody suite is the least favourite part of their job. Beat coppers have no lack of ways to skive off, most of which are far more interesting than babysitting an arsehole and filling out forms.
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26th January 2020
Sunday 5:33 am
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The targets were brought in under Labour and scrapped under Cameron but the senior police officers loyal to Labour kept them in place anyway. I'm a Labout voter.

To clear up the issue of legality the police can do what they want internally unless instructed to the contrary. If targets are X then under labour they were instructed to have X, under Cameron they were instructed they no longer need to have X but they decided to keep it under a different name anyway.

This was big years ago, I don't know if the senior management of the popo was purged by May or Johnson and they've fixed the targets issue but I haven't heard of the targets being scrapped so I assume they're still there.
>> No. 21098 Anonymous
26th January 2020
Sunday 10:41 pm
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>> No. 21104 Anonymous
27th January 2020
Monday 9:47 pm
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I thought it was just the Japanese doing all the crazy shit in Asia.

>> No. 20882 Anonymous
10th January 2020
Friday 12:40 pm
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Gemma Watts: Woman posed as teenage boy on social media to sexually assault up to 50 girls, police reveal

A woman posed as a teenage boy to sexually assault up to 50 girls after grooming them on social media, police have revealed.

Gemma Watts, 21, pretended to be a boy called Jake as she preyed on girls aged between 14 and 16, wrapping her long hair into a baseball cap and wearing baggy clothes to cover her figure. She groomed victims on Instagram and Snapchat for weeks before finally setting up meetings, disguising herself so convincingly that the victims, their parents, and even some police officers did not realise she was female.

Watts, a former promising footballer, tricked the girls into sexual activity and sharing intimate photos as they believed she was their boyfriend. Some only discovered the truth about Watts’ gender when told by police. Detectives say as many as 50 teenage girls around the country may have fallen victim to Watts, who is facing a possible jail sentence today after being convicted of a string of sexual assault and grooming offences.

In November last year Watts admitted three charges of sexual assault, assault by penetration, and three counts of meeting a child following sexual grooming, but DC Phillippa Kenwright said she believes as many as 50 young girls around the UK may have been targeted.

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>> No. 21021 Anonymous
19th January 2020
Sunday 9:06 pm
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>And yet you've still got to use 'real', not real, when saying this because you're aware there's a difference

It's not the fact that there is a difference that matters, but what you are going to do with that realisation. Many transpeople nowadays are relatively open about their condition, if 'condition' is the right word, and will tell you freely that they are trans, and not a biological woman or man. Back in the 80s and maybe even the 70s, when transsexuality was still poorly understood not by medical and psychiatric science as such but mainly in popular culture, there was a great deal of stigma involved, which led to people like Amanda Lear adamantly - and to this day - denying that they were 'born as a boy'. Some transwomen or -men still decide to go deep stealth, especially the ones who are very passable, but in today's world, I don't think it matters much anymore. You can live the life of a completely average person today even with everybody knowing that you're transgendered. There will always be people who will think that you are a freak, but that is also still true for gays and lesbians, and look at the way they are widely accepted nowadays.
>> No. 21022 Anonymous
20th January 2020
Monday 12:32 am
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>as your argument at face value explicates that a biological father is 'less' of a father than an adoptive one

That's not even close. What I meant is that it can be supposed that someone who actively chooses fatherhood despite many hurdles is likely to end up more dedicated than a great many people who end up fathers by circumstance. I thought you'd have figured that out from it being used in the context of a point about being trans.

>And yet you've still got to use 'real', not real, when saying this because you're aware there's a difference.

Actually what I was doing there was highlighting the fact that many people have an idea of what a 'real' man or woman is, and that is almost entirely based on their own perceptions of gender. "real men do x" and so on. I use the word "real" in quotes to acknowledge how loaded and controversial even that definition is.
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20th January 2020
Monday 10:30 am
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> I use the word "real" in quotes to acknowledge how loaded and controversial even that definition is.

As you said, everyone has their own definition of "real", just as everybody has their own subjective perception of reality itself.

Just take crying. Traditionally, "real" me were expected not to cry. I'd say today it's more like, real men aren't afraid to cry. Then again, only when the situation makes it seem adequate. You're allowed to cry if your football team gets a hammering on the pitch, or when your children are born, but spontaneously bursting into tears because you encounter a stressful situation or somebody in everyday life is being a jerk to you is still largely the preserve of women with a tendency for drama. and maybe a few poofs
>> No. 21024 Anonymous
20th January 2020
Monday 10:57 am
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It's not often I agree with the Fisher brigade but when it comes to crying, I think it is a double standard that goes both ways. Like you say a woman bursting into tears is still largely seen as a drama queen and as if she's looking for attention.

Mind you, being based in truth doesn't stop it being sexism I suppose. Then again that's the rub for a lot of the gender wars bullshit if you think about it.
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20th January 2020
Monday 12:04 pm
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> Like you say a woman bursting into tears is still largely seen as a drama queen and as if she's looking for attention.

Not wanting to sweepingly generalise again, but my brother was with a lass of that description for over five years. She was famous for her crying fits whenever my brother wanted to go off and do something with his mates and without her, or really anything where she wasn't the centre of attention. Even when my brother was in hospital with a very serious case of pneumonia, she called him on the phone at the hospital and started yammering about the fact that she couldn't study for her uni exams properly because he wasn't there to help her. He was studying to become an engineer and she was in medical school, so any help he would have been able to give her would have been marginal, which made it all the more obvious that she was just jealous because for once, all the attention was on my brother, and rightly so, because he was in quite critical condition when he was admitted.

She also had no real friends. Very probably because she was just an all around selfish person that way. My brother's friends more or less tolerated her, but she herself really didn't have anything you could have called a circle of friends that was separate from my brother's.

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