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Message 83568 - Posted: 5 Dec 2017, 9:20:38 UTC - in response to Message 83549.  

I think you will find you are incorrect, Sir. :-) :-) :-)


I ment when Maggie sent the forces down to the Falkland islands to get them back off the Argies , That was Gt Britain with no help from our " special relationship friends " ( but they want our help when they want to get oil don't they !!

I'm NOT a Sir I WORK for a living and find being called that very condescending !!!
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Message 83571 - Posted: 5 Dec 2017, 11:22:41 UTC - in response to Message 83568.  
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I'm NOT a Sir I WORK for a living and find being called that very condescending !!!
Then I will rephrase.

You were wrong, buttercup.

edit: I trust that has appeased you? ;-)
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Message 83573 - Posted: 5 Dec 2017, 13:14:36 UTC

It's taken some time but they're getting there.

Public posts, especially those of a provocative nature, are an invitation to public response and public critique. It is called push-back.
Of course, it would have been nice to see more people of Mike Hewson's calibre.
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Message 83578 - Posted: 5 Dec 2017, 14:20:06 UTC - in response to Message 83573.  

The problem with allowing all public critique is that neither of you know where and when to stop. You're like fire and brimstone, when one says something, the other needs to react. It's impossible for either of you to let it go and react to someone else. And that on a continuous basis. Which is where the moderation then has to step in.

So, us moderators have talked among each other and come up with a plan, which goes into motion 30 seconds after I post this.
If you do not want to be part of that plan, you'll decide not to take any bait whatsoever ever again.
If you do want to be part of the plan, you can find out what it beholds by continuing as you were.
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Message 83579 - Posted: 5 Dec 2017, 14:48:06 UTC - in response to Message 83578.  

The problem with allowing all public critique is that neither of you know where and when to stop. You're like fire and brimstone, when one says something, the other needs to react. It's impossible for either of you to let it go and react to someone else. And that on a continuous basis. Which is where the moderation then has to step in.

So, us moderators have talked among each other and come up with a plan, which goes into motion 30 seconds after I post this.
If you do not want to be part of that plan, you'll decide not to take any bait whatsoever ever again.
If you do want to be part of the plan, you can find out what it beholds by continuing as you were.

Do you have a plan for those who throw bait into the water, er chum the place up with post after post until they provoke a feeding frenzy, er reaction?
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Message 83583 - Posted: 5 Dec 2017, 15:31:35 UTC - in response to Message 83579.  

The provocative nature of much of the flame-posting has been considered, yes.
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Message 83591 - Posted: 5 Dec 2017, 16:10:21 UTC - in response to Message 83586.  

What about the people that post the bait in the first place do they get off scot free?
Like you did with regard to Sirius? Well, continue and find out.
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Message 83592 - Posted: 5 Dec 2017, 16:11:17 UTC

How many months has Rump been in office?
Rump keeping jobs at home MAGA
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-economy-trade/u-s-trade-deficit-scales-nine-month-high-oil-prices-lift-imports-idUSKBN1DZ1V2
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. trade deficit increased more than expected in October, hitting a nine-month high
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Message 83599 - Posted: 5 Dec 2017, 17:01:11 UTC - in response to Message 83592.  

11 months but can that be directly linked to Trump?

Heating up
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Message 83600 - Posted: 5 Dec 2017, 17:04:21 UTC

Some lawyers need to be told quite bluntly that it is not a game!

"Cards fallen differently".
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Message 83604 - Posted: 5 Dec 2017, 18:06:15 UTC - in response to Message 83602.  
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Chris he's only been charged ain't even in Elm street yet ( Magistrates court ) but I'll let you know if they say anymore , probably end up with a " slap on the wrist " knowing that place like I do .
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Message 83606 - Posted: 5 Dec 2017, 18:57:21 UTC

So, us moderators have talked among each other and come up with a plan, which goes into motion 30 seconds after I post this.
If you do not want to be part of that plan, you'll decide not to take any bait whatsoever ever again.
If you do want to be part of the plan, you can find out what it beholds by continuing as you were.

In the tradition of my Roman peasant ancestors, I'm just stopping by for the bread and circuses.
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Message 83607 - Posted: 5 Dec 2017, 19:03:48 UTC - in response to Message 83604.  

Chris he's only been charged ain't even in Elm street yet ( Magistrates court ) but I'll let you know if they say anymore , probably end up with a " slap on the wrist " knowing that place like I do .

You hang out there?
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Message 83611 - Posted: 5 Dec 2017, 19:37:20 UTC

Now that it got too close to home, politician speaks out
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Message 83612 - Posted: 5 Dec 2017, 19:38:06 UTC - in response to Message 83607.  
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You hang out there?


Yea I did in my misspent youth :-) Problem ??
Sadly you may well be right, and yes, please keep me appraised

If I see anything I'll pass it on but knowing them it'll be few hours community service or some other P.C thing that won't stop the scum from carrying on as they do :-(
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Message 83621 - Posted: 5 Dec 2017, 23:49:48 UTC

Islamist suicide plot to assassinate Prime Minister Theresa May foiled
Essentially police believe that the plan was to launch some sort of improvised explosive device at Downing Street and in the ensuing chaos attack and kill Theresa May, the Prime Minister.
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Message 83633 - Posted: 6 Dec 2017, 14:33:03 UTC

One hopes the furore of Trump's provocative game of matches and powder kegs impending announcement on Jerusalem is an attention-seeking device only.

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If he now knows it irritates you, maybe he won't use it with you again.
One is always open to correction on matters of addressing fellow posters. Indeed, if there are others here who desire a less formal approach, then I will of course, for the sake of peace and harmony, oblige. :-)
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Message 83635 - Posted: 6 Dec 2017, 14:54:35 UTC - in response to Message 83633.  
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I think the difference is in reading, between Sir and sir. Where 'Sir' with the capital can irritate, 'sir' with a lower cap 's' should not, unless you're a woman or other gender.

edit: always forget the signature
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Message 83640 - Posted: 6 Dec 2017, 16:04:43 UTC - in response to Message 83637.  

Doesn't he ever listen to the White House foreign policy advisors, or are they all as mad as he is?
He appointed them, yes men all.
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