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1 hour ago, Grumpy Owl said:

 

There are some thunderstorms forecast for Monday/Tuesday, with the usual MSM "dire warnings" going round now.

 

After the last 'heatwave' the other week, we had the same warnings. I was actually looking forward to a nice thunderstorm and a good downpour, here in south Birmingham we got nothing more than a few spots of rain.

 

It's actually quite typical to have a thunderstorm after a period of very warm weather.

 

The amount of fear-mongering over the weather in the media of late is actually getting quite tiresome now, but I can also see it affecting many people I know.

I've got plenty of water at the moment so not any particular issue. I have a capacity of 2000 litres possible collection. Down about 450 litres at the moment. One good rain and will be full again. Having calculated exactly how much water I need for veg I know Im fine for weeks. It will be chucking it down like usual soon enough.

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18 hours ago, Morpheus said:

 

Thanks Morpheus, I read two articles on this, and it's a good 'story', that man is all of us. And all of our nightmares. And all of our warnings. They say he's a hero, but he's still 200,000 down. It's up to the bank if they give him back his savings? I'll try to share some edits from the newspapers. Famous last words ...

 

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On 8/12/2022 at 6:56 AM, Morpheus said:


Bernie's Tweets


Halifax seems to have changed their Ts&Cs. 

“If it is necessary, due to economic circumstances that affect the banking industry, we may restrict the amount you can have in your account either by applying a limit or imposing a charge” How very ‘China’ of them.

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BBC news today 

 

"Park runs were stooped during the pandemic, of course"

 

I don't know about you but I'm still thankful to see the script, that we grew up with, playing out in real time. The same tone and endorsement was used for taking the knee. 

 

Is this behavioural science, I think it is? It's rather clever, but very simple too. Which reminds me, I wince when, every other day I hear "it's a no-brainer". I think they are mocking us expecially with that part of the script in 2022, when peoples brains are rotting with drugs, plastics, chemicals, fluoride, vapes, sprays, thought control .....

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20 minutes ago, Sit down, Waldo said:

Edinburgh Fringe: Jerry Sadowitz show cancelled by venue bosses

 

His material "does not align with our values".

 

Ill have a look at that. I caught part of a Fringe documentary last night, with Alexi Sayle, Stephen Fry, describing the roots of the festival, and a lot of performers ideas or class didn't align with the organisers vision, but they just turned up anyway 😀 Love it.

 

I'm just cutting from Wikipedia a sec; The Fringe started life when eight theatre companies turned up uninvited to the inaugural Edinburgh International Festival in 1947. With the International Festival using the city's major venues, these companies took over smaller, alternative venues for their productions. These groups aimed to take advantage of the large assembled theatre crowds to showcase their own alternative theatre.

 

Somehow we're all going to have to do our own thing. It'll have to happen cause they're not going to stop? Our freedom was hard won over a long time, and some of us gave it away, and others are still saying *uck you posh boy,👦 get out of my way 😀

 

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On 8/12/2022 at 5:35 PM, Golden Retriever said:

33 years eh?

 

Salman Rushdie is stabbed multiple times - including once in the neck - on stage at NY literary fair and airlifted to hospital 33 years after Iran issued fatwah on him for novel Satanic Verses

 

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11106479/Salman-Rushdie-injured-stabbed-ahead-speech-New-York.html

 

 

 

Just noticed the bounty.

 

"In 2012, a semi-official Iranian religious foundation raised the bounty for Rushdie from $2.8 million to $3.3 million."

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I don't know or particlarly care who this actress 'Annie Heche' is, but apparently she was very famous in the states and supposedly died either at the scene of a car crash or up to a week after the car crash.

The thing that makes this post a little interesting is the fact that the media are lying their tits off about it all yet again.
1st strange thing - apprently the man that was with her during the crash just left her in the car to die. In a burning car???
And;
2)  Watch the clip to see her pushing the blanket away and sitting bolt upright before being pushed back to lie down - just before the paramedics stretcher her into the ambulance.   No Oxygen mask (after being trapped in a burniing car?  And no oxygen mask which is what is always placed over a patients face after shock?  She is also sitting up very quickly so no bone/muscle damage, looking perfectly healthy?
Here is the clip:

 

A little info about her on shitpedia:
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Lots of fuckery going on here........... ?
 

 


 

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15 minutes ago, sickofallthebollocks said:

I don't know or particlarly care who this actress 'Annie Heche' is, but apparently she was very famous in the states and supposedly died either at the scene of a car crash or up to a week after the car crash.

 

Already a topic on this here:

 

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34 minutes ago, EnigmaticWorld said:

France: North African migrant arrested for raping American tourist in Paris public toilet while her partner waited outside
https://rmx.news/france/france-north-african-migrant-arrested-for-raping-american-tourist-in-paris-public-toilet-while-her-partner-waited-outside/

 

Church party guest, 28, is jailed for 13 years after he pushed 12-year-old attendee into bush and raped her twice as he walked her home from the event

  • Kofi Prempeh was sentenced to thirteen-and-a-half years in prison after raping a 12-year-old girl while walking her home from a party in West Croydon in 2018 
  • Prempeh, 28, of Wide Way, Mitcham, pleaded guilty to two counts of rape at trial 
  • Victim's family believed she would be safe at church event with churchgoers
  • Prempeh was also ordered to sign on to the sex offenders' register indefinitely

By Gemma Parry For Mailonline

Published: 16:43 BST, 14 August 2022 | Updated: 17:24 BST, 14 August 2022

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11110521/Church-party-guest-28-jailed-13-years-pushed-12-year-old-bush-raped-her.html

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-62549371

 

Man stabbed to death near London's Oxford Street
 

Emergency services were called to Poland Street in Soho at about 11:40 BST.

 

The victim, who has yet to be identified, was found with stab wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:20.

 

A Metropolitan Police spokesman confirmed a man has been arrested in connection with the incident ...

 

There is no risk to the wider public, the force added.

 

Witnesses said violence broke out near the restaurant.

 

So far this year there have been 57 homicides in London, including Monday's stabbing.

 

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This image from the article, has TIME in bright colours 

 

 

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12 hours ago, sickofallthebollocks said:

Heir to Greggs the bakers been jailed for 13.5 year for sexually assulting 4 boys:
 

 

Ugly git! Instead of the sympathy & excuses & encouragement some quarters want to bestow on all sexual deviants, we need to start shaming and punishing appropriately to deter such predators. I'm sickened with every new revelation.

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