spunko

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    spunko got a reaction from Van Lady in Islamification of Europe   
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    spunko reacted to The Generation Game in How popular is your name?   
    How many Snochia?
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    spunko got a reaction from Van Lady in Islamification of Europe   
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    spunko reacted to Dave Bloke in Black guys and white women in adverts   
    Is that from the Ebonics version of the site?
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    spunko got a reaction from steppensheep in Black guys and white women in adverts   
    https://t.co/wxMVjIAF50
     
    London violent crime to be tackled with new unit https://

    Didn't know where else to post this. Seems the So-Called BBC is being slightly underhand here.
     
    Oi bruv, wuss 'appening to yo' hands?
    Nuffin mayn. They jus gan all whitey, innit doh.
    Cos you bin on dat BBC bruv innit?
    Yo, dey photoshopped muh motha fucking hands.
    Oi, dat’s well rayciss bruv!
     
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    spunko got a reaction from UmBongo in The Vacuum Cleaner has passed to the other side - what to buy?   
    Didn't think to get a photo but the man who serviced my boiler earlier had a "retro" Henry that he reckons he bought in 1998 and is still going strong. He doesn't use bags just empties it straight out - anyone tried that? Seeing as it's 20 years old it must be okay....
    He'd also removed the wheels and welded on a couple of steps as he uses it as a mini stepladder-cum-hoover. Brilliant idea. Had a quick look on Google to see if modified Henry Hoovers are common, apparently not, but found this:

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    spunko got a reaction from steppensheep in Black guys and white women in adverts   
    https://t.co/wxMVjIAF50
     
    London violent crime to be tackled with new unit https://

    Didn't know where else to post this. Seems the So-Called BBC is being slightly underhand here.
     
    Oi bruv, wuss 'appening to yo' hands?
    Nuffin mayn. They jus gan all whitey, innit doh.
    Cos you bin on dat BBC bruv innit?
    Yo, dey photoshopped muh motha fucking hands.
    Oi, dat’s well rayciss bruv!
     
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    spunko reacted to MrPin in Fucking Funerals   
    Spunky your funeral for your hair, was aqes ago. Birds don't give a shit as long as you are nioe. Old biker here!
    Fuck off old people?
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    spunko reacted to MrPin in Fucking Funerals   
    I'm not average, and I'm not 70!
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    spunko reacted to MrPin in Fucking Funerals   
    Kin'ell. Now I have unlimited access to daytime television again, I am being bombarded with adverts for funeral plans. I don't feel ill BTW. I'm only going tto have one funeral, and I hope somebody turns up.
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    spunko reacted to JoeDavola in Trans mass shooting   
    I think I speak for all of us when I say I'd love to hear more about your 'experiences' with FTM trans folk.

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    spunko got a reaction from Alonso Quijano in Death by Private equity list   
    So few people understand what it is and that allows them to get away with it. Blaming the internet alone doesn't cut it, nor does changing habits the commonly rolled out excuse... 
     East Clothing (went into administration last year) perfectly encapsulates this. The business blamed its collapse on the fact that shoppers were ‘reining in spending’ and that ‘high street footfall had plummeted’ but according to the ONS, retail spend in specialist fashion stores haa grown by about 4% this year so far – in fact, East itself posted a 6.5% uplift in like-for-like sales before it went under. Clearly, we are being lied to. 
    All of these have gone or will likely go the way of the dodo due to private equity or venture capital. 
     
    House of Fraser 
    Evans Cycles
    B h s 
    Maplin 
    Debenhams (ish)
    East
    Toys R Us
    Phones 4u 
    Bernard Matthews
    New Look
    byron burgers
    Jessops 
    Carpetright
    Mothercare
    MFI 
    Comet 
    Jamie's Italian
    Prezzo 
    I'll update it with more tomorrow. Next one to go must surely be Fat Face also PE owned. 
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    spunko got a reaction from OurDayWillCome in Death by Private equity list   
    It was sold to 2 sisters after being, erm mismanaged by PE. 
    https://www.ft.com/content/f9126af2-2051-11e7-a454-ab04428977f9
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    spunko got a reaction from gibbon in Graduate meet crap job, crap job meet graduate...   
    I really don't think the majority of small companies could pay those kinds of inflation adjusted wages. I'm not talking Sports Direct but the small companies that employ 10 or less. Most of them would go to the wall. 
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    spunko got a reaction from JFK in The Second Invasion of America   
    The only solution that doesn't involve lots of blood being shed,  is birth controls for the non white populace,  e.g. being limited to 1 child, coupled with a policy encouraging the 'native' white population to breed proficiently. 
    This needs to be enacted soon though which seems unlikely. 
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    spunko got a reaction from Van Lady in Islamification of Europe   
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    spunko got a reaction from Alonso Quijano in Death by Private equity list   
    So few people understand what it is and that allows them to get away with it. Blaming the internet alone doesn't cut it, nor does changing habits the commonly rolled out excuse... 
     East Clothing (went into administration last year) perfectly encapsulates this. The business blamed its collapse on the fact that shoppers were ‘reining in spending’ and that ‘high street footfall had plummeted’ but according to the ONS, retail spend in specialist fashion stores haa grown by about 4% this year so far – in fact, East itself posted a 6.5% uplift in like-for-like sales before it went under. Clearly, we are being lied to. 
    All of these have gone or will likely go the way of the dodo due to private equity or venture capital. 
     
    House of Fraser 
    Evans Cycles
    B h s 
    Maplin 
    Debenhams (ish)
    East
    Toys R Us
    Phones 4u 
    Bernard Matthews
    New Look
    byron burgers
    Jessops 
    Carpetright
    Mothercare
    MFI 
    Comet 
    Jamie's Italian
    Prezzo 
    I'll update it with more tomorrow. Next one to go must surely be Fat Face also PE owned. 
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    spunko got a reaction from OurDayWillCome in Death by Private equity list   
    It was sold to 2 sisters after being, erm mismanaged by PE. 
    https://www.ft.com/content/f9126af2-2051-11e7-a454-ab04428977f9
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    spunko got a reaction from Alonso Quijano in Death by Private equity list   
    So few people understand what it is and that allows them to get away with it. Blaming the internet alone doesn't cut it, nor does changing habits the commonly rolled out excuse... 
     East Clothing (went into administration last year) perfectly encapsulates this. The business blamed its collapse on the fact that shoppers were ‘reining in spending’ and that ‘high street footfall had plummeted’ but according to the ONS, retail spend in specialist fashion stores haa grown by about 4% this year so far – in fact, East itself posted a 6.5% uplift in like-for-like sales before it went under. Clearly, we are being lied to. 
    All of these have gone or will likely go the way of the dodo due to private equity or venture capital. 
     
    House of Fraser 
    Evans Cycles
    B h s 
    Maplin 
    Debenhams (ish)
    East
    Toys R Us
    Phones 4u 
    Bernard Matthews
    New Look
    byron burgers
    Jessops 
    Carpetright
    Mothercare
    MFI 
    Comet 
    Jamie's Italian
    Prezzo 
    I'll update it with more tomorrow. Next one to go must surely be Fat Face also PE owned. 
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    spunko got a reaction from Bricks & Mortar in Tesco opens discount store Jack's to take on Lidl and Aldi   
    For the Jacks range they'll only be buying one of those lines though, say Value Label. I'm not sure if Aldi or Tesco currently sell more of each respective range but I suspect it's the latter. 
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    spunko reacted to Dave Bloke in Marine Le Pen sent for reprogramming   
    To come back to that, she claims she had too much to drink but maybe she was drugged. She is a lawyer, practiced for 7 years I believe before forced out of the bar due to her name so was punching well below her weight. I know the economy isn't her thing, but neither is it Macron's if you look at the current state of French growth and unemployment. I don't think her economic programme was great - quitting the Euro etc but she should still have been able to rip the boy president to shreds.
    Some points
    1. Macron had already effectively been running the show for Hollande for 5 years, give or take. He took the economic decisions for Hollande who was pretty clueless about everything really, the state of the French economy pre election was Macron's responsibility
    2. Quitting the Euro - Macron attacked saying that the NewFranc would immediately devalue by 20% triggering inflation - I would have replied, without accepting Macron's premis, that this shows that the Euro is 20% overvalued for the state of the French economy. France used to be a net exporter until it entered the Euro. I would also point to the UK experience with a 20% devaluation in the GBP after Brexit, it has caused some inflation but not a meltdown. Macron then said that the 20% devaluation would be a 20% reduction in pensions, 20% reduction in old people's life savings - notable that it was the old wot won it for Macron, something they are now regretting. Again, recall Harold Wilson's "this will not affect the pound in your pocket" - France is largely self sufficient in everything bar oil and with an extensive Nuclear industry it is self sufficient in electricity. It is not that exposed to devaluation, which is why this has always been the favourite route of restoring competitive of politicians. We also know that shares tend to rebalance quickly during devaluations, when the Swissy dropped my Swiss share holdings increased in value to compensate. What Macron said really shows that his couple of years at Rothschilds Bank didn't learn him much.
    3. Macron said his economic reforms would relaunch the economy. No French president has succeeded at this. Macron also seems to have been far too timid cutting the state and far too keen at increasing taxes. He really thinks there is a magic money tree to pay for him to put up the third world.
     
    Macron promised to clearn up the French state but his politicians and civil servants are like a rogues gallery. Appointment Jean-Paul Cluzel who ran the Grand Palais in Paris ran up a 500,000 euro taxi bill on his expenses over 5 years. 500K!!! he could have had a couple of taxis parked up with engines running 24/7 for that money. Agnès Saal who ran the national film archives ran up a 50K taxi bill in a year, some of it personal. She was fired and got a 3 month prison sentence but was reemployed by Macron. Richard Ferrand, who looks like sleaze on legs, has been involved in a string of dodgy property deals and has just been appointed speaker of the French commons. Minister of Sports, Laura Flessel, has just stood down for tax dodging and the list goes on and on. Still not surprising as the core of his party are the same rogues who were running France in the past regime.
    The French really had to be stupid to vote for this lot, but of course they didn't, they largely stayed at home so it is actually quite hard to find a Macron voter.
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    spunko got a reaction from Van Lady in Islamification of Europe   
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    spunko got a reaction from montecristo in Marine Le Pen sent for reprogramming   
    Perhaps she was nervous. I still think she's one of the best politicians in Europe and I'm sure one day she'll be president. 
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    spunko got a reaction from montecristo in Marine Le Pen sent for reprogramming   
    Perhaps she was nervous. I still think she's one of the best politicians in Europe and I'm sure one day she'll be president. 
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    spunko reacted to Fischer in Beware - the white peril!! Read this!   
    They are very loath to ascribe terrorism to anything done by their beloved Muslims.
    Yet they probably count eating a bacon sandwich outside a mosque as terrorism.