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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th September 2022, 09:37 AM
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Posted By bluesjnr
You're nearly there, not quite but nearly.

You're nearly there, not quite but nearly.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th September 2022, 05:14 AM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,178
Posted By bluesjnr
Rolfe, it wouldn't have taken you but a few...

Rolfe, it wouldn't have taken you but a few seconds to visit the link and understand that this was a planned action by a section of, bigoted, Celtic fans to protest against the fact St. Mirren had...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th September 2022, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1,546
Views: 111,877
Posted By bluesjnr
The officer involved in the shooting of this 75...

The officer involved in the shooting of this 75 year old woman has more than 70 hours "Crisis Intervention Training". What a ******* joke.

I'd like to know on what day they were taught that,
...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th September 2022, 01:56 AM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,178
Posted By bluesjnr
It's pretty evident from the link. Where are we...

It's pretty evident from the link. Where are we going with this?

@ The Atheist - extra edgelord points are available if you support my team, Dundee United ;)
...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd September 2022, 01:05 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 4,309
Posted By bluesjnr
Are you attaching some blame to the parents? What...

Are you attaching some blame to the parents? What do you know about them?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st September 2022, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,178
Posted By bluesjnr
Where was Prince Andrew at the time?

Where was Prince Andrew at the time?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 14th September 2022, 03:28 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,585
Posted By bluesjnr
This is almost word for word the conversations...

This is almost word for word the conversations I've had, annually, over the last 10 years with various suppliers. The only difference is the stated amounts.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th September 2022, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,178
Posted By bluesjnr
Yes that's right, the IHT was levied on the...

Yes that's right, the IHT was levied on the estate, not you. Funds from the estate are used to pay the amount due.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th September 2022, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,178
Posted By bluesjnr
You'll get one from Kirknewton ...

You'll get one from Kirknewton (https://www.scotrail.co.uk/train-times/kirknewton-to-edinburgh-waverley)which isn't far from you. Drive there, park up, hop on and 25 mins later you're in Waverly :p...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th September 2022, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,178
Posted By bluesjnr
Can't you catch a train?

Can't you catch a train?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th September 2022, 10:51 AM
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Views: 19,178
Posted By bluesjnr
I had to dash through Fife to stay away from it...

I had to dash through Fife to stay away from it as I made my way to Edin. airport. Timed it perfectly as she was tucked up in Holyrood when I jumped on the Jet bus at Ferrytoll and the backlog had...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th September 2022, 01:00 AM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,178
Posted By bluesjnr
There's nothing "edgy" at all in what you've...

There's nothing "edgy" at all in what you've written. You need to be more disparaging for a pass.



I'll confess to ignorance (you can educate me, by all means) but in my 59 years I'm not aware...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th September 2022, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,178
Posted By bluesjnr
Why not the A1 to M1 to London?

Why not the A1 to M1 to London?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th September 2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 19,178
Posted By bluesjnr
FFS man, we get it. You're not a fan.

FFS man, we get it. You're not a fan.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th September 2022, 04:30 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 21,921
Posted By bluesjnr
What is the specific accusation you are making...

What is the specific accusation you are making against Abooga assuming they can't, "see how that is different"?

What are you imagining them doing to their female colleagues?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th September 2022, 04:27 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 21,921
Posted By bluesjnr
Think of all the perks that the brothel owners...

Think of all the perks that the brothel owners get, what with all those doctors, accountants, lawyers etc. turning tricks.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th September 2022, 05:29 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 6,873
Posted By bluesjnr
I think you need to re-read HansMustermanns...

I think you need to re-read HansMustermanns response. He seems to be expanding on the point you made.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th September 2022, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 21,921
Posted By bluesjnr
:rolleyes: So it's just those two then.

:rolleyes:

So it's just those two then.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th September 2022, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 21,921
Posted By bluesjnr
Nobody, and nobody suggested that anyone claimed...

Nobody, and nobody suggested that anyone claimed it was so.

Now we've got that out of the way, could you answer my question? "Certain legal restrictions", suggests more than the two I cited?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd September 2022, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 21,921
Posted By bluesjnr
Which, apart from with people in a position of...

Which, apart from with people in a position of authority and those unable to consent due to diminished mental capacity, are?

It's hardly an onerous list.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 3rd September 2022, 12:32 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,585
Posted By bluesjnr
Last month I was advised by Shell Energy to...

Last month I was advised by Shell Energy to increase my payments by £70. Today when I checked my account I was advised to decrease my payments by £100! The issue is, as always, no matter who I'm...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 29th August 2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 47,136
Posted By bluesjnr
What is your position Nessie? Are such...

What is your position Nessie? Are such requirements a benison?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 28th August 2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 21,921
Posted By bluesjnr
Exactly. This is not career step. As much as I...

Exactly. This is not career step. As much as I support legalisation, I'm convinced that these boys and girls are, largely, circling the pan.

Talking about males, do we have any data on that side...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 28th August 2022, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 21,921
Posted By bluesjnr
Your spelling is atrocious and I'm sure they...

Your spelling is atrocious and I'm sure they don't need a licence for that :D
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th August 2022, 12:44 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,585
Posted By bluesjnr
I'm all electric and currently see bills in...

I'm all electric and currently see bills in excess of £3500 P/A, I'm deeply concerned about what's to come and can see myself hitting my savings.

I've a coal fire in the living room and a huge...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 27th August 2022, 12:13 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 21,921
Posted By bluesjnr
.... and do you have photos?

.... and do you have photos?
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 26th August 2022, 02:59 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 4,702
Posted By bluesjnr
Yeah, but he responded with, "Hey, take that...

Yeah, but he responded with, "Hey, take that Wuhan".
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th August 2022, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,546
Views: 111,877
Posted By bluesjnr
Did he go on to join the force and if so have you...

Did he go on to join the force and if so have you met him since? I only ask because I've got a story about PC Gordon Mitchell that demonstrates how those who cower without any authority behind them...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th August 2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1,546
Views: 111,877
Posted By bluesjnr
This line from the story is unfortunate, ...

This line from the story is unfortunate,

"Let’s just call a spade a spade. Jennings was racially profiled."
Forum: 9/11 Conspiracy Theories 21st August 2022, 03:24 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,188
Posted By bluesjnr
Seems like a pointless advert to join Vimeo.

Seems like a pointless advert to join Vimeo.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th August 2022, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 21,921
Posted By bluesjnr
I'm happy to admit that I've never used the...

I'm happy to admit that I've never used the services of a sex worker, for no other reason than I've never used the services of a sex worker.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 19th August 2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 4,702
Posted By bluesjnr
C'mon, baby steps eh? Universe first then...

C'mon, baby steps eh?

Universe first then I'll deal with this collection of cacodemonic hellions.
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 18th August 2022, 08:45 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 4,702
Posted By bluesjnr
If you harm another, you feel that harm yourself,...

If you harm another, you feel that harm yourself, just as they do. **** that, I want pain free retribution if required and justified.

If you see someone suffering, you’d understand exactly what...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 18th August 2022, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 21,921
Posted By bluesjnr
I think in most developed countries it's all...

I think in most developed countries it's all mechanised these days. All the bin man does is wheel the bin to the hitch on the rear of the truck and hit a button, while the driver looks languidly out...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 18th August 2022, 04:29 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 21,921
Posted By bluesjnr
..... the amount of people who look down on bin...

..... the amount of people who look down on bin men & garbage truck drivers here....
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 18th August 2022, 04:25 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 4,702
Posted By bluesjnr
Yeah, but we're havin' fun with the God thing...

Yeah, but we're havin' fun with the God thing...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 18th August 2022, 04:24 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 4,702
Posted By bluesjnr
That won't matter because I have created a soul...

That won't matter because I have created a soul within you and I'll dispense with your earthly body when you reach 33 years old upon which your soul will join me in Heaven (provided you meet my...
Forum: Religion and Philosophy 18th August 2022, 12:37 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 4,702
Posted By bluesjnr
Well, with God like powers, I'd start a little...

Well, with God like powers, I'd start a little further out with practical matters. How about I eliminate starvation across the planet that I made by making it temperate and fertile throughout.

As...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 11th August 2022, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,546
Views: 111,877
Posted By bluesjnr
What an absolute piece of ****.

What an absolute piece of ****.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th August 2022, 10:17 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 47,136
Posted By bluesjnr
I suspect things are different than they were...

I suspect things are different than they were from back in your time in the force and the bar may be lower.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th August 2022, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 21,921
Posted By bluesjnr
I'm already indulging you far more than I should...

I'm already indulging you far more than I should be :p
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th August 2022, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 21,921
Posted By bluesjnr
I can't legislate against people judging harshly,...

I can't legislate against people judging harshly, I can only advise that they might. Taking up the mantle of equitable judgement for sex workers is not in my life remit.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th August 2022, 05:22 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 21,921
Posted By bluesjnr
This all falls down due to you implanting, "If...

This all falls down due to you implanting, "If you decide to go ahead, I won't support you", into, "I'd advise you to consider another career for the reasons I've given you".

How did you make that...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th August 2022, 05:13 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 21,921
Posted By bluesjnr
While there is absolutely no reason why you...

While there is absolutely no reason why you shouldn't based on previous career moves, perhaps your recruitment strategy could be a little more robust.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 10th August 2022, 05:08 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 21,921
Posted By bluesjnr
I think I'd struggle to find such a confused...

I think I'd struggle to find such a confused position such as this.

Being homosexual, bisexual, of dark skin or African descent is not a matter of choice. Working in the, legal, sex industry most...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th August 2022, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 21,921
Posted By bluesjnr
Quite, even those underage it seems. Perhaps...

Quite, even those underage it seems. Perhaps things aren't as rosy as they appear on the face of it. Even the best regulated plans can and will be exploited...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th August 2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 21,921
Posted By bluesjnr
This guy is interested in the opinion of those...

This guy is interested in the opinion of those who describe prostitution as an everyday job and whether they'd be happy to recommend it to a family member.

I never posed the question, so I'm...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th August 2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 21,921
Posted By bluesjnr
It's not my question. Do keep up.

It's not my question. Do keep up.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th August 2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 21,921
Posted By bluesjnr
I did? Where? I asked why we were using...

I did? Where?

I asked why we were using anecdotes about retail industry violence in a thread where violence against prostitutes came up.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th August 2022, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 21,921
Posted By bluesjnr
I don't have an argument, you're quite correct. I...

I don't have an argument, you're quite correct. I was supporting "The Question". The question was asked and you answered it negatively and gave reasons why you did so. Why you're so shy of those...
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