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  1. 5 points
    Algy - you missed a really important date 1st of September 1999 - launch of the first independent daily online newspaper in the country - www.warrington-worldwide.co.uk 😎
  2. 4 points
    As per usual this post has turned into personal attacks on one and other it is no wonder that this forum is dying on it's feet!.
  3. 4 points
    I have a signed van dyke painting at home. I tell you Dick van Dyke is a better actor than painter.🀭 Art is what you make of it. Three black dots arranged in a triangle on a white background and labelled as a polar bear in snow. If done by me would be laughed at by everyone..if it was done by say Picasso or one of the other well known painters, it would be lauded as a masterpiece and fought over by people who have more money than several banks could count. I once heard a very humorous description of the difference between art and lewd paintings. if it has urns it is art, if it has cherubs it is art, if it has a potted plant, on a stand it just scrapes through as art, anything else is just lewd pictures. Years ago spray painting on a wall was classed as vandalism, now it sells for thousands of pounds and is classed as art. I understand what stallard is saying. it is not the art as such he is saying is a hoax but the pretension of the people who will go into raptures over a certain wine that to your average person would be just fizzy vinegar in a fancy bottle. Sniffs glass,takes a sip of wine, swills round mouth, stares meaningly at ceiling and then says,"oh it a chateau naff de pope, 1820 (or twenty five past six at the latest), grown from grapes on the sunny side of the hill in the vineyard situated seven foot eight inches from the friary of st Herbert. stomped by a left handed leprechaun with a squint and bottled in hand blown glass from the desserts of africa with a cork specially imported from the sacred cork trees of the outer Himalayas and harvested using ancient techniques known only to three ancient masters of the temple ding dong in the valley of Avonk a ling. Am i right?" "nah mate fifty pence a bottle at bargain booze"
  4. 3 points
    And finally....... An old, blind cowboy wanders into an all-girl biker bar by mistake. He finds his way to a barstool and orders a shot of Jack Daniels. After sitting there for a while, he yells to the bartender: β€œHey, you wanna hear a blonde joke?” The bar immediately falls absolutely silent. In a very deep, husky voice, the woman next to him says: β€œBefore you tell that joke, Cowboy, I think it is only fair, given that you are blind, that you should know five things…The bartender is a blonde girl with a baseball bat, the bouncer is a blonde girl, I'm a six-foot tall, 175-pound blonde woman with a black belt in karate, the woman sitting next to me is blonde and a professional weightlifter and the lady to your right is blonde and a professional wrestler. Now, think about it seriously, Cowboy. Do you still wanna tell that blonde joke?” The blind cowboy thinks for a second, shakes his head and mutters: β€œWell, no! Not if I'm gonna have to explain it five bloody times!"
  5. 3 points
    Naah PJ I'm not offended by the ruling at all....... I find it all rather laughable to be honest that we live in such a bonkers society these days that people feel the 'need' to look at something as daft as some tv adverts and say 'hey this needs to be stopped as it might hurt some little gentle wallflowers feelings'. Most people probably never even gave it a second though until someone with nothing better to do made a big deal of it. Bit like the 1000's of numpties who have been complaining to OFCOM this week about not liking something on Love Island. Durh...well stop blummin' watching it then lol. PS Mr Dizzy can't parallel park our new car..... I think he's still quite offended by me laughing at him though (but hey I can't park it either shhh)
  6. 3 points
    Beautiful evening, it's eight oclock, the sun is going down and the heat is going out of the day - down to 97. Sitting on my patio, surrounded by the night sounds from the woods, with a glass of Black Jack and coke, sweating gently, Trump is President, could the world get any better? Damn, beautiful humming bird just missed my head and spilled half of my damn drink. Ah we'll, crap happens. Keeping my eye on that red wasp, worst bite in history, damn, just missed me and spilled the other half of my drink. Give me a minute to refresh and relax and to break up the fight between my cat and that f******* raccoon - ooh, that's going to mean a trip to the vets tomorrow! All's well again, but I wish I'd have gotten my gun when I mixed my drink, never mind, I'll get that sonabitch rattle snake tomorrow night.
  7. 3 points
    I am deeply offended by the fact that i have not found anything to offend me today.πŸ€”πŸ€­
  8. 3 points
    It's completely bonkers. If I see say an advert of a woman unable to park it doesn't upset me in the slightest just as seeing a woman hoovering when the man just sits there. 'Hurtful gender stereotyping' my a*se. People who dream these new rulings up or are easily offended need to get a grip on life and stop being so blummin pathetic.
  9. 3 points
    97 eh, only time it gets that warm here is when Mrs sid has the heating turned up to turbo. I could sit out back on my home-made bench seat with a black grouse in one hand and the brolley in the other,( don't want to water down the drink) and listen to the night-life in the area. the low drone of the planes coming into liverpool, the occasional whine of the ambulance sirens and the dull throb of the police helicopter overhead. darn magpie still chattering away on the roof, neighbours barbie going well, now into the screaming drunks stage, that will need more than a few paracetamol in the morning and must make a mental note to get more slug pellets, considering how slow those buggers are they are really hard to hit with those pellets. oh well pot that for a game of soldiers off inside to thaw out and watch the test card channel.
  10. 3 points
    Following on from the private prosecution brought against our esteemed Mr Johnson , will it also mean than any politician can be held accountable for any statement made which is not carried out to the letter ? A PM or even a political party could even be held accountable for failing to carry out it's manifesto to the letter. What come across to me is nothing more than mud slinging against a prospective PM from an agent of the Remain side which was no less guilty of romantic fiction during the referendum campaign.
  11. 3 points
    I like the - "and most of it's people strangely enough" part of your post Asp πŸ˜‚.
  12. 3 points
    Depending on which source you use the £350M/week figure is near correct. Actually in 2014, which was the latest figure available in 2016, the gross contribution was £361M/week which is what the UK was giving the EU. They then subtract the rebate, public and private sector receipts which give £161M/week nett figure. If the sign on the side of the bus had said "We give the EU £160M per week" do you suppose it would have changed Leave voters minds by an iota? It may possibly have changed the minds of some remain voters instead! All this will come out in the open if the court case goes ahead. The shyster who has opened this can of worms may live to regret it when his own dirty dealings are revealed to the world 🀨.
  13. 3 points
    Ignore button on.
  14. 3 points
    Well with a turnout of just over a third of eligible voters i find it a landslide for the apathy party, Pity we could not be bothered to put up a candidate.πŸ€”πŸ€­
  15. 3 points
    Nothing could keep him quiet. No doubt* once this list is complete he can start naming the victims at London Bridge, Westminster and Manchester Arena. * Lots of doubt
  16. 3 points
    He should have just told her she had two days to live with her symptoms. Given that doctors often make a diagnosis on what the patient tells them initially. Wonder how she manages at the dentist? Last time i saw a doctor he was surprised I was a patient of his. He had to send somebody down to the basement to find my notes.
  17. 2 points
    Oh well in for a penny in for a pound......................... First woman going to the Moon:"Houston, we have a problem."What?"Never mind, it doesn't matter"What's the problem?"Nothing"Just tell us"You KNOW what the bloody problem is !!!!!!..."
  18. 2 points
    Members 127 1,268 posts There once was a Red Indian who had only one testicle, and whose given name was 'Onestone'. He hated that name and asked everyone not to call him Onestone. After years and years of torment, Onestone finally cracked and said,' If anyone calls me Onestone again I will kill them!' The word got around and nobody called him that any more. Then one day a young woman named Blue Bird forgot and said, 'Good morning, Onestone.' He jumped up, grabbed her and took her deep into the forest where he made love to her all day and all night. He made love to her all the next day, until Blue Bird died from exhaustion. The word got around that Onestone meant what he promised he would do. Years went by and no one dared call him by his given name until a woman named Yellow Bird returned to the village after being away. Yellow Bird, who was Blue Bird's cousin, was overjoyed when she saw Onestone. She hugged him and said, 'Good to see you, Onestone.' Onestone grabbed her, took her deep into the forest, made love to her all day, made love to her all night, made love to her all the next day, Made love to her all the next night, but Yellow Bird wouldn't die! Why ??? OH, come on... Take a guess !!! Think about it !!! You're going to love this !!! Everyone knows.. You can't kill Two Birds With OneStone !!πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Probably get sent to The Tower of London for this in a few years the way things are going !!
  19. 2 points
    Oh my goodness I'm not whining and moaning PJ. Ok so I guess you are right that the adverts have no effect on my life whatsoever either way..... You seem to be the one with the 'upset' issue though not me so what effect do the adverts have on your life? Any or None ? ..... and for the record you seem to upset way more people than I do...so ask yourself this....is your habit or trying to 'upset' people (1) intentional (2) Necessary or (3) Unnecessary or (4) <insert your own reason> Nighty night poppet...don't let those evil fluffy bed bugs bite ha ha
  20. 2 points
    Thank you admin for your moderation in this topic πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
  21. 2 points
    I did read it before. It was irrelevant then and it still is. The Guardian has had a period when it deliberately exaggerated every climate story as part of its effort to get more money from left wing readers, including the acme of stupidity in employing the 97% fraudster Dana Nuccitelli. I have read all of this stuff before and unlike some understood it too. Just because it is left wing crap doesn't stop it being crap. Quoting Drax would not be popular with true eco-warriors because of damage to American forests and the tremendous costs in fuel of getting the stuff to the power station. I will let you look up for yourself the complaints about the department at Imperial College and their shenanigans over the economic cases in climate studies.
  22. 2 points
    This is getting a bit far removed from motorways but there has to a limit to how much use can be made of unreliable sources like wind and solar. When the wind doesn't blow and the sun doesn't shine, we still need power so for the immediate future we have to keep a certain amount of the dirty stuff until a solutions found. Bill
  23. 2 points
    Based on observable facts that is one of the most stupid posts I have ever seen. The rest of the thread contains sensible comments about the difficulty of storage and indirectly of generation density. Without nuclear which, along with hydro, regulation does not count as renewable global warming better be massive or we will all freeze to death in the depths of a windless harsh winter.
  24. 2 points
    I haven't confused him, he has just chosen that where there is doubt whether his posts are sarcastic we should all realise that he is actually being stupid. It was simple: he chose and I listened. The further hint he gave that it was the right interpretation is in stating that the title of the thread is Confused.
  25. 2 points
    I suppose one excuse they have not trotted out is that they were doing the drugs as an experiment so that in future drug law debates they have experience of what effects the drugs have rather than having to rely on "expert" opinion.πŸ€”πŸ€­ I am sure if ever you decide to put your posterior up for election make sure its labour, be a shoe in in warrington. (provided it passed the emissions test)πŸ’¨πŸ’¨
  26. 2 points
    I think PJ gets turned on by Obs, although it may be the other way round πŸ˜πŸ™„πŸ€£.
  27. 2 points
    Is Gove rubbing a line into his gum ? ! πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‘
  28. 2 points
    The next instalment starts tomorrow at 0930 when Boris is applying for a judicial review of the actions of Westminster Magistrates Court. Popcorn required. They have found a judge other than Ed Milliband's wife (Justine Thornton) to take the case!
  29. 2 points
    I agree it is not the gadgets, it is the dependence on them and the underlying technology. If the system stops working for any reason then people panic because they don't know what to do without their link to the electronic world. Always amuses me when i see people wandering around waving their phones above their heads because they have no signal. As if the extra three foot will make it find one. centuries ago people sailed around the oceans without even a map for guidance, these days people can make it out of the back garden without a sat nav.
  30. 2 points
    Sid, It really isn't the gadgets that I see as a problem. The services we all depend on in turn depend on computers and networks. Even food distribution depends on getting the lorries with enough fuel to take food from producers to distribution warehouses to the right shops. A major disruption in any of these mundane service chains can have a serious effect because there are no stocks any more. The Police, the NHS the Fire Services will soon depend entirely on the EE 4G network. The network is not just the Internet but all those things carried invisibly over the same data connections. Finally there are the databases whose integrity is vital to keep the emergency service and everything else working. That is the kind of targets, plus the energy and water sector that are made risky by bad choices. In my opinion the risk from allowing Huawei into the edge part of the 5G network is overstated but when the Internet of Things arrives the core network has to be secure. The problem about the things I describe is that you don't see how dependent you are on these things for day to day life and the effects that a disruption could bring. If you can remember the miner's strikes and the power cuts then imagine how much more we depend on computers and networks you will begin to appreciate the scale of the potential risk.
  31. 2 points
    PJ probably, he seems to know it all πŸ˜‚
  32. 2 points
    Will they be locating to Newcastle i wonder ? Hauwai the lads !
  33. 2 points
    telling stories each day keeps kids boredom at bay........................Jackanory.
  34. 2 points
    it may lead you outside or back inside to hide That's a doorway.
  35. 2 points
    Going back to topic..... If the figure of Β£350 million a week on the side of the campaign busses etc was incorrect WHY has it taken 3 years for the bloke to raise a private prosecution against Boris about it. Why didn't he do it at the time? Surely it would have made more sense to question it back then at the campaign stage than now when brexit has already been voted on and we've spent 3 years battling it out with the EU. Seems to me, like already said, it's just game playing to stop Boris standing to becoming the new PM blah blah. A better use of the Β£200,000 he's raised for the private prosecution would be to give it to the NHS or Aldery Hey / Great Ormond Street Hospitals !!!!
  36. 2 points
    if it's sand near the sea that is easy to be just a shore eh!
  37. 2 points
    Algy, being uneducated in these matters I am waiting for PJ to explain its significance
  38. 2 points
    Spillers, a record shop in Cardiff which is billed as "The oldest record store in the world" has banned Morrissey records from the store because the owner doesn't agree with his politics. This is the state of this country now folks. If someone doesn't agree with you or your opinions you become a non person and, if they have influence, you could very easily be banished from society. What ever happened to the concept of freedom of thought and expression? Whatever happened to reasoned debate?
  39. 2 points
    I suppose it beats Train Spotting!.
  40. 2 points
    We get it! point made! but why did you not just make one post with the complete list PJ instead of the 'paper trail'?.
  41. 2 points
    He didn't say he was concerned about the lack of health care staff. Rather he is upset by cultural appeasement. You need to get off your racist finder hobby horse and actually stay on topic once in a while.
  42. 2 points
    Errm nope; the report stated that the Doctor complained that the niquab muffled the sound of her voice - end of. I'm merely observing the absurdity of the situation, where a much needed professional is being threatened with being struck off because of some primitive religious practises, based in male dominance.
  43. 2 points
    Carries stuff in the back ,doesn't run on a track, That's a lorry.πŸš›
  44. 1 point
    Is this because united fans are more racist than other fans or more numerous?
  45. 1 point
    The island is called Porto Santo which is only 16 square miles in area, so any commute is going to be quite short. Apparently the cars maintain enough charge to allow a run to the nearest charging point. The population is only 5500 people which, compared to Warrington's 210,000, is minimal. It also enjoys a lot of sunshine!
  46. 1 point
    Not the best first half but far better in the 2nd half with alot more aggression and line speed. Josh had a solid debut even though they did try and target him.
  47. 1 point
    Good grief following these threads is worse than watching britains got talent, well maybe not lets say repeats of jeremy kyle.🀭
  48. 1 point
    My latest thoughts on the pressures facing our Green Belt in Warrington and a plea to the leader of the council and senior officers https://www.warrington-worldwide.co.uk/2019/05/28/health-is-far-more-important-than-wealth-please-save-our-green-belt/
  49. 1 point
    If you were so concerned about the lack of health care staff you wouldn’t be so anti immigration.
  50. 1 point
    did he get a tin of Mr. Sheen with the magic cloths?
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