Crash Hamster

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Pirate Website - ideas needed

Posted: 22/06/2015 at 21:50
Blisters wrote (see)

 Race reports, especially disasters.


What? Where?

Oarsum Ones

Posted: 19/06/2015 at 15:09

Oarsum Ones

Posted: 19/06/2015 at 13:33

I can vote again if it helps?

Haaaapppyyyy Birrthdayyy toooOOooo usss!

Posted: 18/06/2015 at 13:31

and waves to the major

Haaaapppyyyy Birrthdayyy toooOOooo usss!

Posted: 18/06/2015 at 13:30

Yay, hoodies! Thanks gentlefolk

Election 2015

Posted: 11/05/2015 at 21:48

Or a pre-packed pizza

Election 2015

Posted: 11/05/2015 at 21:13

I think part of the problem is that expectations have got higher. My grandparents lived in council houses with outside toilets. My father has deformed feet where they were crammed into his older sister's cast off boots, because they were the only shoes they had.

I'm 49. In my life, I've managed without:

colour television
central heating
a freezer
a fitted kitchen
a phone
a mobile phone
a car (and certainly a second car)
a video recorder (and then a DVD player)
a computer of any description
ready meals
double glazing
any Apple product
any fast food, except for the local chippy

I've never been poor.,, and I'm not going to explain my point any further

Election 2015

Posted: 11/05/2015 at 20:37

I've never understood why inequality is such a topic of debate; if I have outgoings of £20k a year and I earn £20k after tax, I will have no savings. If I have outgoings of £50k a year and I earn £100k after tax, I'll save £50k a year. If I invest that at 5% after tax for 10 years, I've got £660k.

It's relatively easy to accumulate wealth if you earn a decent salary. Apples fall in orchards.

I don't think you can stop the rich getting richer without punitive taxes.

The issue then become preventing the poor from getting poorer. Personal opinion? Individual interventions tailored to individual people. Education, training, carrot, stick? Probably...

Haaaapppyyyy Birrthdayyy toooOOooo usss!

Posted: 07/05/2015 at 21:42

Is there a pink version?

A marathon in high heels

Posted: 28/04/2015 at 21:42

Had she have come clean and stated clearly how far she got in heels, there would have been no debate. As it is, she has certainly been 'vague', shall we say, and hasn't corrected people who have claimed she did the whole thing in heels.

The interwebs loves a good witch-burning or VMLM-cheat-pieing.

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Exclamation marks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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