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Title: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Peter Venkman on Monday, August 5, 2019, 11:41:44
Theo Robinson the victim of racism after playing 57 mins for Southend on Saturday...from Southend supporters.


Title: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Tails on Monday, August 5, 2019, 11:42:57
Interesting that he started. Bennett played the full 90 for the gasheads too.

Really shameful though. I wouldn't put it past some of our supporters to do something similar. Every club has idiots and they seem to be coming out of the woodwork in the past few years. Wonder why?


Title: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Bob's Orange on Monday, August 5, 2019, 11:48:43
Cyrus Christie reported that his sister and her partner was subject to racist and physical abuse by football fans on Saturday.

Rangers fans managed to break an area where Disabled people sit at Kilmarnock and there is a video doing the rounds of Liverpool and other fans (not sure of specific clubs, not sure its relevant) fighting on the tube.

As Tails says, it seems that its been getting worse and I do fear that fans are going to be killed this year in mindless violence. People are angrier than ever.


Title: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Peter Venkman on Monday, August 5, 2019, 12:01:03
It does seem to be getting worse, not sure what or if there is a trigger to it.

I know the government studies have said that cases of racism and xenophobia have risen since the Brexit vote, I think thats too encompassing and there must be something else.

Or is racism regressing to how it was in the 60 and 70s again.


Title: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: pauld on Monday, August 5, 2019, 12:01:39
Interesting that he started. Bennett played the full 90 for the gasheads too.

Really shameful though. I wouldn't put it past some of our supporters to do something similar. Every club has idiots and they seem to be coming out of the woodwork in the past few years. Wonder why?
Because some politicians, and some elements of the media, have started to re-normalise behaviour that had become unacceptable.


Title: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Bob's Orange on Monday, August 5, 2019, 12:11:40
It does seem to be getting worse, not sure what or if there is a trigger to it.

I know the government studies have said that cases of racism and xenophobia have risen since the Brexit vote, I think thats too encompassing and there must be something else.

Or is racism regressing to how it was in the 60 and 70s again.

Probably not the right thread for this but I'm sure Donald's Trump's rhetoric and the El Paso shooter over the weekend randomly killing hispanic people cannot be dismissed as coincidence.


Title: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Peter Venkman on Monday, August 5, 2019, 12:14:51
Probably not the right thread for this but I'm sure Donald's Trump's rhetoric and the El Paso shooter over the weekend randomly killing hispanic people cannot be dismissed as coincidence.
Trump and his mate Farage have made public racism seemingly acceptable I would suggest. Anyway thats for the Politics thread :)


Title: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Reg Smeeton on Monday, August 5, 2019, 12:20:21
Trump and his mates Johnson and Farage have made public racism seemingly acceptable I would suggest. Anyway thats for the Politics thread :)

Changed for you


Title: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Flashheart on Monday, August 5, 2019, 12:32:05
The press right-wing press, and people that accept their bullshit without questioning it.


Title: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: pauld on Monday, August 5, 2019, 12:34:25
If this is going to take off as a discussion in it's own right, should probably be moved to a new thread. It's an interesting discussion, but perhaps not wholly relevant to casual browsers wondering what Michael Pook's up to these days :)


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Peter Venkman on Monday, August 5, 2019, 12:39:28
If this is going to take off as a discussion in it's own right, should probably be moved to a new thread. It's an interesting discussion, but perhaps not wholly relevant to casual browsers wondering what Michael Pook's up to these days :)

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Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: RWB Robin on Monday, August 5, 2019, 12:48:06
It is extremely worrying. However, I do not think there is a direct link between the words of mad politicians and the actions of mad individuals.  Individuals have to take responsibility for themselves - especially in the US context where people choose to own guns.  (Yes, there should be changes in gun laws, and for Farage to start talking about loosening the gun laws here is irresponsible lunacy.)  What these politicians of the right are doing is making the language of hatred and violence (including state-sponsored violence) just humdrum everyday normality.  And that provides the context in which the horror of the weekend takes place.....and ordinary people become less and less shocked each time it happens.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Trashbat? on Monday, August 5, 2019, 12:59:56
The other way to look at it is that there are still the same amount of wankers and wankiness going on, yet due to social media and everyone having a 4k camera on them we see it on a day to day basis more than we used to.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: pauld on Monday, August 5, 2019, 13:00:06
It is extremely worrying. However, I do not think there is a direct link between the words of mad politicians and the actions of mad individuals.  Individuals have to take responsibility for themselves - especially in the US context where people choose to own guns.  (Yes, there should be changes in gun laws, and for Farage to start talking about loosening the gun laws here is irresponsible lunacy.)  What these politicians of the right are doing is making the language of hatred and violence (including state-sponsored violence) just humdrum everyday normality.  And that provides the context in which the horror of the weekend takes place.....and ordinary people become less and less shocked each time it happens.
Might not be a direct link but in exactly the way you describe, the words/actions of the press and politicans act as enablers and motivators for the extreme views which then become extreme actions. Trump's staff spent a good portion of the weekend deleting the many tweets from his Twitter feed in which he had described Hispanic immigrants as "invaders".


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: RobertT on Monday, August 5, 2019, 13:21:53
Clearly individuals are responsible for their own actions, and there are always going to be people who are unbalanced.

What has happened recently is that some of the guard rails have been removed - Trump hasn't created any more killers than any other President before him, but he has enabled those who have these types of thoughts to feel free to espouse them.  View some comments on places like Breitbart, and while many are law abiding right leaning individuals, you'll have plenty with a lot of sympathy for the El Paso killer, in so far as as "understanding his frustrations".  Plenty of talk about how it's a Civil War, time to take a stand etc.  Add in some readers being more persuadable and readily accessible tools of killing, bingo.

It has always happened, there is no golden age, humans weaknesses are hardly new, we are just making it easier for them.  The 2nd Amendment discussion over here is very odd to an outsider, but you have to understand the history to have any chance of changing it.  Time has moved on, what were "Arms" in the 18th Century were unlikely to cause this type of devastation (the second mass shooting was less than a minute, in 1700's he'd have got one round off and been shot while reloading).  BUT, you are not going to suddenly convince a Nation that s built on populous being able to overthrow unruly masters that it is time to come willingly.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: 4D on Monday, August 5, 2019, 13:25:13
This isn't just about what's going on in the USA, take a look at Africa, Asia and the ME.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Arriba on Monday, August 5, 2019, 13:30:08
Because some politicians, and some elements of the media, have started to re-normalise behaviour that had become unacceptable.

This is spot on.  We have a racist bigot at Prime minister and an even worse example across the pond and who is the most powerful man on the planet. Shit times....


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: RobertT on Monday, August 5, 2019, 13:35:54
This isn't just about what's going on in the USA, take a look at Africa, Asia and the ME.

Yep - Humans


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Peter Venkman on Monday, August 5, 2019, 13:37:26
This isn't just about what's going on in the USA, take a look at Africa, Asia and the ME.
I have warned you before about talking about yourself in the 3rd person!


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: 4D on Monday, August 5, 2019, 13:39:18
 :)


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: RobertT on Monday, August 5, 2019, 13:39:30
This is spot on.  We have a racist bigot at Prime minister and an even worse example across the pond and who is the most powerful man on the planet. Shit times....

The issue is that times move on and the majority thought evolves.  Racism isn't new, it's just that in the past it wasn't seen as an issue to hold such views.  We are only a few generations away from Slavery being acceptable and Colonialism being a good way of educating the world.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: GosportRob on Monday, August 5, 2019, 13:42:46
Not even a mention of those "men of the people" currently in power in Russia, North Korea and China. Truly great role models for anti-democratic bigots who only call out leaders of western democracies?
Watched a news item on sky regarding nuclear weapon proliferation in Europe were the guest stated it was Trumps fault didn't even mention the country placing the weapons ie Putin's Russia.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Family at War on Monday, August 5, 2019, 13:45:36
It does seem to have got worse since that prick Farage came to the fore and whatever guise he is using for Brexit. Piggy backing the immigration issue.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Flashheart on Monday, August 5, 2019, 13:46:10
I don't think even Trump can be blamed for the nuclear treaty going kaput. That looks like it's all Putin's doing.

That cunt (Putin) is another source of the current problems, doing what he can to use social media to destabilize the west.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: pauld on Monday, August 5, 2019, 13:46:25
Not even a mention of those "men of the people" currently in power in Russia, North Korea and China. Truly great role models for anti-democratic bigots who only call out leaders of western democracies?
Trump likes to boast what great friends he is with all 3 of them. Putin, in particular, is the role model for his "strongman" nationalist populism, leaving aside any allegations of collusion. Putin has also been funding the far right across Europe for years, cf his strong links with the far right League party which is in government in Italy. So perhaps not the dichotomy you think it is


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: BrightonRed on Monday, August 5, 2019, 16:01:17
The other way to look at it is that there are still the same amount of wankers and wankiness going on, yet due to social media and everyone having a 4k camera on them we see it on a day to day basis more than we used to.

I think there's a lot to be said for this. Especially the lower level wankerism that wouldn't make the national news. I live in a small, quiet seaside town (no longer Brighton as my username might suggest). In 3 years I might have seen a bit of litter and some bad driving but that's about it as far as anti-social behaviour is concerned. However, spend a week looking at the posts on the local facebook page and you'd think I lived in Syria. Everyone has the ability to instantly distribute and/or access comment, images and video highlighting all of the negative aspects of society.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: RobertT on Monday, August 5, 2019, 19:45:29
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/08/05/donald-trump-condemns-white-supremacy-promises-action-in-response-to-weekends-mass-shootings/

I'll just leave this here, for the comments section.  It almost makes you yearn for the Adver comments section, almost.  I wonder how Breitbart covering Mattressgate would go down though?


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: pauld on Monday, August 5, 2019, 20:05:12
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/08/05/donald-trump-condemns-white-supremacy-promises-action-in-response-to-weekends-mass-shootings/

I'll just leave this here, for the comments section.  It almost makes you yearn for the Adver comments section, almost.  I wonder how Breitbart covering Mattressgate would go down though?
Really? Hardly surprising that comments on a far-right website are going to be a bit "out there". Why not go the whole hog and link to 8chan or the Daily Stormer? Their comments will be even "better".


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Sir Cliff Pipehard on Monday, August 5, 2019, 20:31:38

Social media and the easy availability of cheap cocaine,certainly in the UK at least.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Flashheart on Monday, August 5, 2019, 20:33:32
What does cocaine have to do with it, cheap or otherwise?


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Arriba on Monday, August 5, 2019, 20:55:39
Social media and the easy availability of cheap cocaine,certainly in the UK at least.

Cheap cocaine!? Where is that? Asking for a friend.....


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Flashheart on Monday, August 5, 2019, 20:58:46
It costs about 100 quid for a gram out here. Good stuff though.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Arriba on Monday, August 5, 2019, 21:06:46
Probably worth it considering how cut up the stuff is here.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Flashheart on Monday, August 5, 2019, 21:09:14
My mate lets me buy 1/2g, and I usually just stay in with the misses with that and a couple of pills. Sees us through the weekend OK and it's cheaper than going out.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Arriba on Monday, August 5, 2019, 21:12:08
Haha. Nice.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Sippo on Monday, August 5, 2019, 21:29:31
Fucking druggy.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Sir Cliff Pipehard on Monday, August 5, 2019, 23:16:32
What does cocaine have to do with it, cheap or otherwise?

It's a vile drug that turns people into wankers.  Seems to be everywhere these days


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Sir Cliff Pipehard on Monday, August 5, 2019, 23:19:07
Cheap cocaine!? Where is that? Asking for a friend.....

I bought a gram in Gloucester once for £40. Probably wasn't Coke to be fair.
 I haven't touched the Devils Dandruff in years and i have no intention of ever doing so again


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: 4D on Monday, August 5, 2019, 23:26:37
Get high on life, not drugs. Sad.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Tails on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 09:01:32
I had a really strong coffee yesterday. Off my feckin tits I was


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: mystical_goat on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 10:17:10
Get high on life, not drugs. Sad.

You don't smoke tobacco, drink alcohol, or eat sugary things then? Or have a tea/coffee habit?

If you're going to adopt that approach then you need to carry it through to all 'drugs' (what is a drug?), including those taxed by the government.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: 4D on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 10:27:27
No I don't


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Batch on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 10:27:56
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Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: mystical_goat on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 10:50:03
No I don't

Good on you! The first person I've ever heard make that statement and actually back it up. Usually the person saying it is on their 4th glass of wine.

EDIT: the "good on you!" is meant sincerely!


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: 4D on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 10:51:59
Good on you! The first person I've ever heard make that statement and actually back it up. Usually the person saying it is on their 4th glass of wine.

EDIT: the "good on you!" is meant sincerely!

My reply was to the second paragraph  :D


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Arriba on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 12:36:21
Only drugs I take nowadays are completely legal and available at the supermarket. Ain't touched Coke or class A's for a few years now. Unless you pay £80 a gram the quality of coke is utter shit anyway.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: 4D on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 15:48:46
https://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/17819415.ex-swindon-town-striker-theo-robinson-racially-abused/


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: bamboonoshop on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 17:36:30
Arctic Monkeys got it bang on a few years back with the line (ahem) "...all the weekend rockstars are in the toilets, practising their lines...". Since then Alex Turner probably has become one of those 'wankers' we're discussing but Fake Tales of San Francisco did sum up a culture of wannabe's, influenced by media.

Could easily go on...like Love Island ffs. Basically there's a lot of fakery/lack of honesty and that results in careless wankers. No not George Michael, although there probably was a spot of 'careless wanking' going on  :hmmm:

Nothing's changed.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: 4D on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 18:31:55
There's just no hope, is there?  :doh:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-49253691


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Bob's Orange on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 14:13:43
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/aug/07/man-22-reece-dempster-charged-with-rape-and-murder-of-woman-89-in-london

Disgusting.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Arriba on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 19:01:19
Just been to one of the town's buffet restaurants. Were seated near some chavs who got plate after plate of food and each time they went up they didn't eat hardly any of it. They were there before us and I counted 4 visits. Could see the staff were not happy and Mrs arriba was chomping to have a pop. In the end they filled their pockets with sweets and left. I can understand if you don't like something you've chosen but this was unbelievable. Never seen anything like it. Certainly candidates for this thread...


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: bamboonoshop on Thursday, August 8, 2019, 20:10:48
Old bastards hogging the reduced section in my local supermarket...before they've even had chance to put the items on there! Early bird and all that but fuck me. I've told them they don't put Beef Haslet, Tongue or Tripe on there any more but to no avail!


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Thursday, August 8, 2019, 21:24:00
Old bastards hogging the reduced section in my local supermarket...before they've even had chance to put the items on there! Early bird and all that but fuck me. I've told them they don't put Beef Haslet, Tongue or Tripe on there any more but to no avail!

At that time of the day you lazy twat you should be at work. Not taking food from those who have been forced into buying rancid and rotting food because of those nasty Tory child eating disabled abusing cunts.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Flashheart on Thursday, August 8, 2019, 21:28:31
Old bastards hogging the reduced section in my local supermarket...before they've even had chance to put the items on there! Early bird and all that but fuck me. I've told them they don't put Beef Haslet, Tongue or Tripe on there any more but to no avail!

Has it not crossed your mind that they might not have much of a choice?

Damn poor people, getting in the way.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: bamboonoshop on Thursday, August 8, 2019, 21:39:03
At that time of the day you lazy twat you should be at work. Not taking food from those who have been forced into buying rancid and rotting food because of those nasty Tory child eating disabled abusing cunts.

Our local reduces prices after 6pm. The staff say they are fed up with people (mostly olds) lingering at 5.30pm ready to pounce. Trouble is they say they pester the staff beforehand saying "I want two of them, one of those, three of them". Fuck me you can't put an order in!

Oh and keep that attitude up and you'll end up working for me. Ho ho ho now that'd be funny as fuck  :pint:


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: GosportRob on Thursday, August 8, 2019, 21:40:59
I posted some thoughts on this forum recently about the abuse older people get these days. There was a time when age generally was respected even if their attitudes were a bit non PC.

I am of this older generation and have personally been the subject of abuse from generally younger people who know jack shit about me.

When did it become acceptable to abuse a section of society when no other .....isms are tolerated?


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: GosportRob on Thursday, August 8, 2019, 21:41:20
I posted some thoughts on this forum recently about the abuse older people get these days. There was a time when age generally was respected even if their attitudes were a bit non PC.

I am of this older generation and have personally been the subject of abuse from generally younger people who know jack shit about me.

When did it become acceptable to abuse a section of society when no other .....isms are tolerated?


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Ginginho on Thursday, August 8, 2019, 21:42:34
You posted that twice you stupid old cunt ;)


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: bamboonoshop on Thursday, August 8, 2019, 21:45:06
Has it not crossed your mind that they might not have much of a choice?

Damn poor people, getting in the way.

I wouldn't mind but when she's dripping in Sovereign rings and chains to put Theresa May to shame it's a different story. It's not so much others getting first dibs but they are actually putting fucking an order in for the items they want...before the staf have even had chance to reduce them.

Anyway, much choice my arse, there's more choice now than ever, even on a low budget. Not my fault they only eat boiled beef and potatoes (which is quite nice) is it?  :soapy tit wank:


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: GosportRob on Thursday, August 8, 2019, 21:46:44
Oops. Yes I did post twice must be a bug in my system! Ha Ha


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Bogus Dave on Friday, August 9, 2019, 07:09:05
I posted some thoughts on this forum recently about the abuse older people get these days. There was a time when age generally was respected even if their attitudes were a bit non PC.

I am of this older generation and have personally been the subject of abuse from generally younger people who know jack shit about me.

When did it become acceptable to abuse a section of society when no other .....isms are tolerated?

Because, and I say this with no hyperbole, people born between 1940-1970 have completely fucked the world for everyone who comes after them


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Bogus Dave on Friday, August 9, 2019, 07:47:07
^^^that wasn’t to excuse personal abuse, and is a generalisation. But is an accurate summation of what’s underpinning the sentiment


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: GosportRob on Friday, August 9, 2019, 13:35:31
Wow Bogus Dave I bow to your superior knowledge and reasoned thought. The possibility that "these people" contributed anything to society obviously is a non starter!
I won't even attempt to list the many ways these generations of "affluent" individuals have enriched the lives of younger age groups. The politics of envy will always triumph!


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Bogus Dave on Friday, August 9, 2019, 14:19:11
the generation that climbed the ladder and pulled it up after them


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: pauld on Friday, August 9, 2019, 14:23:41
It's as ridiculous to blame an entire generation of people for the perceived failings of some members of that generation as it is to blame an entire racial group. Just as ridiculous is the notion that someone merits respect or deference purely due to having lived longer than someone else. Respect is earned by an individual, but treating others with respect, whatever their age, should be a given. That flips both ways.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Wobbly Bob on Friday, August 9, 2019, 14:34:39
I'd happily end up in a tin of Soylent Green if it allows those born after 1970 the opportunity to fuck things up for the next generation just as much as the baby boomers.

Entirely confident that they won't let the side down either.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: GosportRob on Friday, August 9, 2019, 14:44:58
So when I die and leave my unearned wealth to my three children who surprisingly are part of a younger generation where does that leave the ladder?
I accept that for a variety of reasons house prices have risen much faster than inflation however many individuals were able to buy their rented accommodation at a discount. Many if not most of them were never rich.

When I took out a mortgage to buy my first property my salary was £800.00 per annum so everything is relative.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: pauld on Friday, August 9, 2019, 14:46:59
Yeah, because the state of the world can completely be measured in house prices  :headhurts:


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: 4D on Friday, August 9, 2019, 14:53:09
the generation that climbed the ladder and pulled it up after them

The generation that grafted, not handed everything on a plate like nowadays.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Arriba on Friday, August 9, 2019, 14:55:22


When I took out a mortgage to buy my first property my salary was £800.00 per annum so everything is relative.

How much was the property?


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: pauld on Friday, August 9, 2019, 14:55:57
handed everything on a plate like nowadays.
What a load of bollocks.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: horlock07 on Friday, August 9, 2019, 15:00:11
I posted some thoughts on this forum recently about the abuse older people get these days. There was a time when age generally was respected even if their attitudes were a bit non PC.

I am of this older generation and have personally been the subject of abuse from generally younger people who know jack shit about me.

When did it become acceptable to abuse a section of society when no other .....isms are tolerated?

To get my respect people have to earn it, it does not automatically just come if someone reaches a certain age, its as frankly absurd as the habit people seem to have of congratulating people (and clapping them on TV shows) for reaching a certain age.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Bob's Orange on Friday, August 9, 2019, 15:01:28
To get my respect people have to earn it, it does not automatically just come if someone reaches a certain age, its as frankly absurd as the habit people seem to have of congratulating people (and clapping them on TV shows) for reaching a certain age.

Exactly, old people can be cunts too.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: horlock07 on Friday, August 9, 2019, 15:05:30
How much was the property?

Indeed, as an example the house I was bought up in Oxfordshire, my old man bought it off his employer in the early 70's for £4k, using an interest free mortgage obtained from the local council which was from recollection about £8 a month repayment! When we sold in in 2001 it went for about £160k and is now if Zoopla are to be believed worth about £330k!


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: horlock07 on Friday, August 9, 2019, 15:06:38
The generation that grafted, not handed everything on a plate like nowadays.

Somewhat ironic response in a thread about young people being arses to the elderly!


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Wobbly Bob on Friday, August 9, 2019, 15:22:40
Indeed, as an example the house I was bought up in Oxfordshire, my old man bought it off his employer in the early 70's for £4k, using an interest free mortgage obtained from the local council which was from recollection about £8 a month repayment! When we sold in in 2001 it went for about £160k and is now if Zoopla are to be believed worth about £330k!

I guess the villainous wanker here is Adam Smith.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: horlock07 on Friday, August 9, 2019, 15:43:36
I guess the villainous wanker here is Adam Smith.

Now that's someone we obviously should have respect for, what with him being 296 years old!


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: pauld on Friday, August 9, 2019, 15:45:23
In response to the El Paso masscare, Walmart have removed violent video games from their US stores, but are still selling guns. Presumably they'll only stop selling guns when someone is bludgeoned to death with a GTA disc


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: horlock07 on Friday, August 9, 2019, 15:50:02
Exactly, old people can be cunts too.

I respect this old gal though....  ;)

(https://scontent.flhr4-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/67953901_2640410076018048_804939745296646144_n.jpg?_nc_cat=104&_nc_oc=AQldQGuSj-181kS3cdZHW6c__ZWNNWc6zbBZtGf28_JTkYDqRy3LStqe89TUaDWBsUI&_nc_ht=scontent.flhr4-1.fna&oh=09dad8f9301c8b2e695d3dfe0e9eea46&oe=5DDD7658)


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: Flashheart on Friday, August 9, 2019, 15:55:01
In response to the El Paso masscare, Walmart have removed violent video games from their US stores, but are still selling guns.

This is why aliens won't visit us. I wouldn't want to visit us either.


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: 4D on Friday, August 9, 2019, 16:36:01
What a load of bollocks.

And Dave's generalisation isn't worthy of such a response?


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: pauld on Friday, August 9, 2019, 16:39:28
And Dave's generalisation isn't worthy of such a response?
Check back, I responded to his generalisation too, albeit less pithily, I grant you :)


Title: Re: Why are there so many wankers in the world currently?
Post by: 4D on Friday, August 9, 2019, 16:41:12
Oh yeah  :D