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  • localnotail 13 Dec 2013 11:55:44 23,084 posts
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    'Tis the season to be jolly rotten
  • billythekid 13 Dec 2013 11:58:18 11,860 posts
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    localnotail wrote:
    'Tis the season to be jolly rotten
    Vicar tells children not to believe in fictional character.
  • Psychotext 13 Dec 2013 12:06:06 58,610 posts
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    billythekid wrote:
    Vicar tells children not to believe in fictional character.
    Indeed.
  • rudedudejude 13 Dec 2013 12:31:06 2,303 posts
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    I just don't even know where to start with this.

    Father sentenced to life in prison for 'murder' after daughter dies following MMR vaccine

    The comments are pretty disturbing too, "Not a single scrap of evidence that "Zyklon B murdered millions of jews"
  • whatfruit 13 Dec 2013 12:36:55 2,259 posts
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    billythekid wrote:
    localnotail wrote:
    'Tis the season to be jolly rotten
    Vicar tells children not to believe in fictional character.
    Oh the irony.
  • DFawkes Friendliest Forumite, 2015 13 Dec 2013 12:39:13 27,525 posts
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    That vaccime story reads exactly like a fictional story made to go viral. Has the same lack of reputable sources to back up the main story too. I'm not saying it is, but it does enough to arouse some suspicion.

    Edit: Though I realise now that's probably the point being made.

    Edited by DFawkes at 12:40:56 13-12-2013
  • Moot_Point 14 Dec 2013 14:52:03 4,816 posts
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    Man banned from every supermarket in Britain for masturbating in Sainsbury’s meat aisle

    Edited by Moot_Point at 14:52:39 14-12-2013
  • DrStrangelove 14 Dec 2013 17:16:44 7,429 posts
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    Moot_Point wrote:
    Man banned from every supermarket in Britain for masturbating in Sainsbury’s meat aisle
    Oh, we all did that, didn't we.

    Didn't we?
  • EMarkM 14 Dec 2013 17:20:27 3,839 posts
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    @DrStrangelove No.

    But I have had sex many times in the old Gateway supermarket, West Heath Precinct, Congleton...
  • Deleted user 14 December 2013 17:21:18
    He was only looking for a good recipe for pulled pork :(
  • Deleted user 18 December 2013 01:35:56
    Ohhh, you'll have DM in here describing what he rubs on his pulled pork.

    Vitamin pills are a waste of money, offer no health benefits and could be harmful

    What about cod liver oil?
  • Psychotext 18 Dec 2013 03:19:47 58,610 posts
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    http://www.nhsinform.co.uk/behind-the-headlines/cancer/2013/07/fish-oil-supplements-linked-to-prostate-cancer

    Everything will kill you...
  • imamazed 18 Dec 2013 12:17:41 6,267 posts
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    Fatty doesn't like being called fat.
  • ResidentKnievel 18 Dec 2013 12:25:38 6,652 posts
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    Wait, she's considered fat?

    what the hell
  • imamazed 18 Dec 2013 12:27:21 6,267 posts
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    Yeh, it's pretty outrageous really the way some corners of the media have written about her. Fair play to the way she's reacted; it's a mature one and raises important questions.

    Edited by imamazed at 12:28:21 18-12-2013
  • Deleted user 18 December 2013 13:00:02
    Walters' full interview with Lawrence will be broadcast on Wednesday night in the US as part of the ABC News special Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2013.

    Her list includes singer Miley Cyrus, Edward Snowden and Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, otherwise known as KimYe.

    Prince George, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's baby son, also appears on the list.
    I see a bigger problem.
  • Waffleaber 18 Dec 2013 13:06:26 560 posts
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    I'm sure most people have already seen the BBC article on Candy Crush and, while it's fairly interesting, this part:

    Candy Crush Saga owes a debt to the likes of Tetris and Bubble Bobble, both of which captivated audiences in the 1980s
    really annoyed me. The Tetris similarities go no deeper than the fact they are both puzzle games and PUZZLE Bobble was 90's and even then it's only loosely related. Worse than this the article mentions the almost mechanically identical Bejeweled in the next paragraph, surely a title it owes more of a debt to.

    /rant
  • Tuffty 18 Dec 2013 13:09:28 2,748 posts
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    You know the medias fucked up when they consider women like Jennifer Lawrence or Kate Upton as 'fat'. Jesus Christ.
  • CharlieStCloud 19 Dec 2013 22:28:03 5,820 posts
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    Blimey.

    ... I was there only four weeks ago!

    Apollo Theatre's roof collapses

    The play is equally as outstanding as the book is.

    Hope there are no fatalities.

    : (
  • Deleted user 21 December 2013 19:10:37
    PR officer demonstrates classy PR skills
  • Deleted user 21 December 2013 19:17:32
    Waffleaber wrote:
    I'm sure most people have already seen the BBC article on Candy Crush and, while it's fairly interesting, this part:
    Candy Crush Saga owes a debt to the likes of Tetris and Bubble Bobble, both of which captivated audiences in the 1980s
    really annoyed me. The Tetris similarities go no deeper than the fact they are both puzzle games and PUZZLE Bobble was 90's and even then it's only loosely related. Worse than this the article mentions the almost mechanically identical Bejeweled in the next paragraph, surely a title it owes more of a debt to.

    /rant
    Their new game is Peggle. Basically, just Peggle.
  • localnotail 21 Dec 2013 21:08:38 23,084 posts
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    Dolphins have names.
  • RichDC 27 Dec 2013 12:57:41 6,368 posts
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    GTA V teaches you is fun to kill prostitutes. Another ridiculous 'GTA is corrupting the world' article from the Daily Ma... no wait, it's the Guardian. :/
  • DFawkes Friendliest Forumite, 2015 27 Dec 2013 13:56:30 27,525 posts
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    I quite enjoyed this comment from IgnatiusJWryly:

    I watched Jaws as a Kid and I've been compelled to Bite Robert Shaw in Half whilst dressed as a Shark ever since...
  • oceanmotion 27 Dec 2013 14:02:31 16,636 posts
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    Piers Morgan getting hit with cricket balls
  • MrTomFTW Best Moderator, 2015 27 Dec 2013 14:06:30 43,629 posts
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    Waffleaber wrote:
    I'm sure most people have already seen the BBC article on Candy Crush and, while it's fairly interesting, this part:

    Candy Crush Saga owes a debt to the likes of Tetris and Bubble Bobble, both of which captivated audiences in the 1980s
    really annoyed me. The Tetris similarities go no deeper than the fact they are both puzzle games and PUZZLE Bobble was 90's and even then it's only loosely related. Worse than this the article mentions the almost mechanically identical Bejeweled in the next paragraph, surely a title it owes more of a debt to.

    /rant
    Yeah but BUBBLE Bobble was from the 80s :)

  • Deleted user 27 December 2013 14:23:57
    oceanmotion wrote:
    Piers Morgan getting hit with cricket balls
    Haha! Fucking great!

    Short version here:



    Long (better) version here:



    Pain, shame and falling over. Fantastic. That's a Christmas present.
  • monkehhh 28 Dec 2013 12:24:07 4,170 posts
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    Mum puts her baby up for sale on website for £150,000 - can't make this shit up.
  • mothercruncher 28 Dec 2013 17:09:31 10,959 posts
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    On the other hand, I have the healthiest fucking lavvy in Christendom.
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