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Forum: Soapbox Derby 03 February 2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,288
Posted By Twankydillo
With very little and possibly biased...

With very little and possibly biased understanding, I can see the Polish point of view. 6 million Poles were killed in WW2 and large majority of that was slaughter, not warfare. Poles were seen as...
Forum: SLC 08 January 2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,108
Posted By Twankydillo
I'm in shock. He bought some art of me once,...

I'm in shock. He bought some art of me once, presumably to bolster my esteem at the time. He didn't know me well, he was just kind to a stranger. Always had a story about everything! I would think of...
Forum: Rantidote 09 February 2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 308,850
Posted By Twankydillo
A few weeks ago I joked about the rain to...

A few weeks ago I joked about the rain to somebody in Spain who kindly hoped our weather was treating us OK. It was only after I hit send that I remembered Spain was having all sorts of problems with...
Forum: Rantidote 08 February 2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 308,850
Posted By Twankydillo
That's right. Though perhaps I'm a bit mean...

That's right.

Though perhaps I'm a bit mean because I generally do take people at their word if there's a problem and it would be awkward to return, if I'm not feeling like a suspicious git at the...
Forum: Rantidote 08 February 2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 308,850
Posted By Twankydillo
If you tell me an item you received was broken in...

If you tell me an item you received was broken in several places and that you need a refund, I'm going to ask you to either send it back or send a photo. When you say you cannot take a photo, I will...
Forum: SLC 01 January 2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 320,109
Posted By Twankydillo
My hamster died this morning. I sat with her and...

My hamster died this morning. I sat with her and sang (Auld Lang Syne with words replaced for hamster audiences) and told her she was a good girl while she seemed to relax and slept. I went back to...
Forum: SLC 29 December 2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 320,109
Posted By Twankydillo
Does this help? ...

Does this help?
https://goo.gl/photos/wWqKsdXZhjjHWXQV6
Forum: Soapbox Derby 29 December 2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 34,510
Posted By Twankydillo
Is it also your solemn duty to proclaim the sky...

Is it also your solemn duty to proclaim the sky is blue against those who say otherwise?

Nobody disagrees with those things. You've created a monster to fight, just so it can't fight back and you...
Forum: Rantidote 28 December 2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 467,491
Posted By Twankydillo
Icon101 Just watched the latest Jonathan Creek and one...

Just watched the latest Jonathan Creek and one particular gag annoyed me and is continuing to annoy me like a little needling worm in my brain. Jonathan made a realistic and rather clever scarecrow...
Forum: Rantidote 13 November 2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 333,243
Posted By Twankydillo
https://youtu.be/8qSkaAwKMD4 ETA/ this song is...

https://youtu.be/8qSkaAwKMD4
ETA/ this song is only relevant because I turn into a Viking when I eat chocolate. Sad but true story. Also because it metions being got in the end, literally.
Forum: Rantidote 13 November 2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 333,243
Posted By Twankydillo
Don't eat a party sized bag of Maltesers when...

Don't eat a party sized bag of Maltesers when you're lactose intolerant. It will get you in the end.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 November 2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,328
Posted By Twankydillo
It seems like an odd time to have exams anyway....

It seems like an odd time to have exams anyway. Would any university have exams mid way though November?
Forum: SLC 02 November 2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 300,550
Posted By Twankydillo
There's a group of guinea fowl that wander round...

There's a group of guinea fowl that wander round my works trading estate every so often. They belong to one of houses round the back but they venture out every day, down the roads and making the...
Forum: Moot Court 16 August 2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 35,302
Posted By Twankydillo
A good team is not everybody doing equal tasks in...

A good team is not everybody doing equal tasks in exact proportional measure, regardless of ability, knowledge, enthusiasm or whatever other factors might come in to it. If somebody cannot do a part...
Forum: Social Studies 16 August 2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,361
Posted By Twankydillo
This is definitely what I'm thinking about as...

This is definitely what I'm thinking about as well, where any criticism of Israeli state action is considered anti-Semetic by nature, not just by suspicion of any dubiousness motives of the person...
Forum: Social Studies 14 August 2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,361
Posted By Twankydillo
Not the point of the article, but I wish people...

Not the point of the article, but I wish people would not use anti-Semitic and anti-Israel as though they're the same thing. You can discuss the Israel and Palestine conflicts with a negative light...
Forum: SLC 29 November 2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 319,161
Posted By Twankydillo
My parents don't have two cats but have two...

My parents don't have two cats but have two guinea pigs (one each in my mum's slippers) and a pug in a fetching bowler hat with ears.

The surprising thing about the dog was that I thought at...
Forum: Moot Court 23 November 2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 19,633
Posted By Twankydillo
Well done to her - she's won the right to look a...

Well done to her - she's won the right to look a complete pillock.

While I agree that there are cases where it's unfair that religion can be used as an exemption but strong belief or philosophies...
Forum: SLC 20 November 2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 286,438
Posted By Twankydillo
My postman for work is deaf and I know a small...

My postman for work is deaf and I know a small handful of signs but feel too embarrassed, due to social anxiety, to do them.

Last night I built myself up and thanked him in BSL, but he was leaving...
Forum: War, What Is It Good For? 16 November 2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 68,839
Posted By Twankydillo
I think you have misread the intent of my...

I think you have misread the intent of my comment, I was not intending to debate that fact but to remind Coughdrops of the truth of it in both what the idiots quoted were saying and in those who...
Forum: War, What Is It Good For? 16 November 2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 68,839
Posted By Twankydillo
Squirrel Coughdrops, to answer some of your questions the...

Coughdrops, to answer some of your questions the terrible examples in the article you linked may be real but that doesn't mean they are meaningful. They are not worthy of attention. In the aftermath...
Forum: War, What Is It Good For? 15 November 2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 68,839
Posted By Twankydillo
My heart hurts for those harmed by the attacks in...

My heart hurts for those harmed by the attacks in Paris and in Beirut. Here's to the people killed and to the people who the dead were torn away from. It should never happen. Sadly it will likely...
Forum: Social Studies 03 November 2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 84,130
Posted By Twankydillo
I was thinking the other day about the nature of...

I was thinking the other day about the nature of offence. I think saying something is offensive - or even saying you are offended - needs more explanation than that on its own. Likewise a person...
Forum: SLC 16 October 2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 257,114
Posted By Twankydillo
Can anybody help... both me and my sister recall...

Can anybody help... both me and my sister recall a scene in a book / film where a character buys a whole jar of favourite sweets for his sick friend. The sweetshop owner is stunned by the quantity, ...
Forum: Social Studies 07 October 2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,607
Posted By Twankydillo
I applaud these girls and hope their concerns...

I applaud these girls and hope their concerns don't get swept under the rug.

I wish I had gone to school in the age of the Internet. Mine was a Catholic uniformed school but I knew something was...
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