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  • spamdangled 11 Feb 2013 21:03:10 27,898 posts
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    ecureuil wrote:
    Trane wrote:
    GARY NEVILLE CALLS RONALDO A BULLY!

    Read a bit further, Neville says that Ronaldo preys on the weaknesses of opposing defenders.

    Fucking idiots.
    The link headline has been changed to "Ronaldo just too good - Neville"
    Erm....

    Real Madrid v Man Utd: Cristiano Ronaldo 'bullies defenders'

    Gary Neville has described Real Madrid star and ex-Manchester United team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo as a "bully" who preys on defenders' weaknesses.
    Edited by darkmorgado at 21:03:48 11-02-2013
  • Trane 11 Feb 2013 23:29:12 4,060 posts
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    darkmorgado wrote:
    ecureuil wrote:
    Trane wrote:
    GARY NEVILLE CALLS RONALDO A BULLY!

    Read a bit further, Neville says that Ronaldo preys on the weaknesses of opposing defenders.

    Fucking idiots.
    The link headline has been changed to "Ronaldo just too good - Neville"
    Erm....

    Real Madrid v Man Utd: Cristiano Ronaldo 'bullies defenders'

    Gary Neville has described Real Madrid star and ex-Manchester United team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo as a "bully" who preys on defenders' weaknesses.
    I'm not disputing the fact he did call him a 'bully' of sorts, what I do take umbrage with is the headline they gave it, as if it was to imply that Ronaldo goes round kicking 7 year-ol boys in the balls and stealing their lunch money.

    Another example of the BBC's descent into competing with the likes of the daily mail with it's base attention grabbing story summaries. Which is what I thought this thread was kind of about.
  • ecu 11 Feb 2013 23:45:24 77,756 posts
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    It's a bad headline. It makes Neville sound like he's criticising Ronaldo when he's actually doing the exact opposite.
  • Bremenacht 8 Apr 2013 16:39:56 21,401 posts
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    While rootling for some old information, I came across this story about UK productivity, from last year:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19981498

    Are there any economists reading? If you are puzzled by rising employment and falling output figures, do you expect to find the answers in sudoku?
  • MIckelsenWhiteLTD 5 Jun 2013 21:45:14 57 posts
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    Lyse Doucet:
    We've been to Qusair or what's left of Qusair. A bustling city where 30,000 once lived is now a city in ruins.

    We didn't see a single building that escaped three weeks of intense fighting. We saw only a handful of civilians - a few farmers on tractors heading out of the city, one family loading a pick up.

    But the troops were everywhere - travelling in trucks and armoured vehicles, firing guns in celebration, moving on foot through the streets - both Syrians and Lebanese from the Hezbollah movement. Those well-trained fighters helped the government take back a strategic city that lies on vital supply routes for both government and opposition forces.

    The rebels say they withdrew early this morning and are vowing to fight back. For now, the Syrian flag and a picture of President Assad flies on top of Qusayr's clock tower - the tower still stands, but only just.
  • Spong 14 Jun 2013 13:00:25 525 posts
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    Man calls Solihull police to complain about prostitute's looks!
  • Bremenacht 14 Jun 2013 13:58:13 21,401 posts
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    That was so funny. What a sap.
  • nickthegun 14 Jun 2013 14:05:40 63,388 posts
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    It does make you wonder what caliber of woman he expected to pick up in a hotel carpark in solihull?
  • localnotail 14 Jun 2013 14:15:25 23,084 posts
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    It is one of the posher parts of Brum.
  • LionheartDJH 22 Jun 2013 17:37:14 19,632 posts
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    Finally one of the year's biggest questions is answered:
    How long is the runway in Fast & Furious 6?
  • Bremenacht 22 Jul 2013 10:50:04 21,401 posts
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    A woman has been fined for taking her horse into a McDonald's restaurant in Greater Manchester.

    At least she was in the saddle i.e. not a tinker. Sounds odd though. A jolly old gallop over the fields after Mr. Fox, then off to maccy-D's for a nice lunch. Doesn't sound right at all.
  • Bremenacht 22 Jul 2013 10:59:23 21,401 posts
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    Oh bum it's in the random thread.
  • elstoof 22 Jul 2013 11:03:26 9,240 posts
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    They spent a decent chunk of Breakfast explaining how childbirth works this morning, with some guy outside St Mary's telling an apparently stunned studio that the labour could either be a long one or a short one; we just don't know.
  • elstoof 22 Jul 2013 11:10:11 9,240 posts
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    And there was me thinking that it worked by prince William face hugging Kate before the foetus bursts from her chest, the emerging lizard-creature hurriedly shod into a human skin before the presentation. Apparently royal babies are the same as ours after all.
  • Deleted user 22 July 2013 11:25:24
    elstoof wrote:
    And there was me thinking that it worked by prince William face hugging Kate before the foetus bursts from her chest, the emerging lizard-creature hurriedly shod into a human skin before the presentation. Apparently royal babies are the same as ours after all.
    In David Icke's mind, this is EXACTLY what happens.
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 22 Jul 2013 11:38:52 41,730 posts
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  • elstoof 4 Sep 2013 06:27:15 9,240 posts
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    Puff piece to inform us of nothing more than that the new FA chairman is going to give his first speech, along with speculation about what he might say.

    Oh, it's their old chum Greg Dyke. That'll be why.

    http://m.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/23953899
  • twelveways 4 Sep 2013 10:37:37 4,899 posts
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    It really fucking pisses me off when the BBC has spelling and grammatical mistakes, I'm not a grammar Nazi at all but seriously, don't they have proof readers or spell checkers? It makes them look like fucking amateurs.
  • Bremenacht 1 Nov 2013 14:02:46 21,401 posts
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    Scientists decipher dog-tail wags
  • DaM 23 Nov 2013 12:41:50 14,001 posts
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    It is believed that ice formed when temperatures fell below freezing.

    Yes...I believe that is how it forms....
  • Bremenacht 23 Nov 2013 13:06:21 21,401 posts
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    : D

    Another mystery put to bed by those fine interns at BBC news.
  • El_MUERkO 23 Nov 2013 13:06:47 17,219 posts
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    They're just trying to suppress the truth, fucking ice fairy!
  • DaM 17 Mar 2014 18:06:12 14,001 posts
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    Man Sneezing into a Trombone
  • Alastair 18 Mar 2014 08:34:35 16,842 posts
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    DaM wrote:
    Man Sneezing into a Trombone
    I find that clip funnier with repeated viewings.
  • Bremenacht 19 Mar 2014 13:50:24 21,401 posts
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    Skynewslol - or how etc etc..

    Missing Plane MH370 Relatives In Chaotic Scenes Alongside Kay Burley

    It's not funny really. What awful, awful behaviour. "These people may be bereaved - chase them down!"

  • Immaterial 13 Feb 2015 12:54:03 1,755 posts
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    Brians 'outraged' by Brian the police horse name change plan.

    This is the news. AS IT HAPPENS.

    edit:
    Brian Lewis from Ascot said: "I think it's outrageous. Brian is a good name for a horse."
    Edited by Immaterial at 12:54:42 13-02-2015
  • DaM 13 Feb 2015 13:01:20 14,001 posts
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    Brian Poulson, from Bracknell in Berkshire, said he was "appalled".

    He said: "Brian should be one of the most popular names, one of the most popular Monty Python films is Life of Brian.
    I pity the poor researcher who was told to find some Brian's to get a quote from. Although they could just be making it up.

    He looks like more of a Brian than a Odin.
  • X201 17 Mar 2015 11:09:10 16,381 posts
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    BA flight forced to land early because of smelly poo


    http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/31908620
  • Bremenacht 17 Mar 2015 11:44:11 21,401 posts
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    Mowgli off on holiday at last?
  • DFawkes 17 Mar 2015 11:56:19 25,474 posts
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    The story said it was actually in the toilet, so no.
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