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    Today, 01:03 PM
    I've never been massively concerned about tackle. When I grew up I used what cast offs (if you'll excuse the pun) that I was given by my father. My...
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    Today, 12:58 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Eastern European people end up on the streets because they are given jobs that promise them security and then are let go. The problem is with our...
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  • Safranfoer's Avatar
    Today, 12:51 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    And yes Loxie. Technically of course this is a brand new government. But with the same leader with the same mix of people around him - accepting...
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  • Safranfoer's Avatar
    Today, 12:37 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    I thought he lived in Hasland... he used to. Thatís where his website says he lives, too. Are you sure it isnít his office in Eckington...? Thereís a...
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  • Loxie's Avatar
    Today, 12:23 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    No sarcasm intended. I've no need to be rude to try and make a point.
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  • Loxie's Avatar
    Today, 12:15 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    I think that was the last government. The Queen has just asked Boris to form a new one. I wouldn't have minded witnessing that conversation. I'm...
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  • Safranfoer's Avatar
    Today, 11:59 AM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    I was born IN 1979. So no, I donít remember the power shortages or the bin strikes or any of the things people tell me that voting for left wing...
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  • Safranfoer's Avatar
    Today, 11:43 AM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    A vote for Labour would have been a vote for a bit more democracy. You don't need to talk to a woman about the fight for democracy - I understand...
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  • westie4566's Avatar
    Today, 11:42 AM
    Dementia in all it's form is a particularly cruel disease, Budge. I've witnessed a few friends parents being taken from them by it. It's just...
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  • Safranfoer's Avatar
    Today, 11:37 AM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    GK, the incumbent Conservative MP doesn't live in my constituency either. He was born and lives one constituency down. The Labour candidate lives one...
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  • Loxie's Avatar
    Today, 11:16 AM
    Loxie replied to a thread Snake Flies in Fly Tying Topics
    Oh and I use the exact Fulling mill one in your photo but cut the green legs off it. The barbless single probably doesn't help but I have a very poor...
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    Today, 11:13 AM
    Had a problem with my Abu Cardinal 157 that was jamming on the downstroke. So sent them off to Martin Stone who repairs a lot of Abu reels. Sent on...
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  • Loxie's Avatar
    Today, 11:13 AM
    Loxie replied to a thread Snake Flies in Fly Tying Topics
    Yes and with good results especially for daytime sea trout, but also for salmon. I believe there is a thread on here about zonker strip winged...
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  • Loxie's Avatar
    Today, 11:07 AM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Anyway whilst we are performing futile CPR on the dying shell of a once great FISHING forum through the medium of pointless political posturing when...
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    Today, 11:01 AM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    The worst government you lived under???! They've not even formed a government yet!! You must have been born after 1979.
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    Today, 10:59 AM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Actually that was probably the best example of how bad Labour were as an opposition. With the help of a partisan speaker they tried to act as...
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    Today, 10:43 AM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    I do get that. One of the polls said itís about the leadership mostly. HE HID IN A FRIDGE. Heís hiding his children. He gave his mistress public...
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  • Safranfoer's Avatar
    Today, 10:14 AM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Oh Iíve accepted that they won. It wasnít close. It was an annihilation, within the confines of our FPTP system. Doesnít change the fact that...
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  • Safranfoer's Avatar
    Today, 01:00 AM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Itís clearly not why they lost. But it seemed a reasonable explanation to me of why traditional labour voters that didnít trust Corbyn felt able to...
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  • Safranfoer's Avatar
    Today, 12:05 AM
    No words really. Just a huge hug for you Andy. xxx
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    Yesterday, 11:50 PM
    Today was the last day of the pre Christmas 'hiatus'. The normal period between pre Christmas orders being taken and getting said kit installed. ...
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    Yesterday, 11:20 PM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    I just watched the clip of Jess Phillips on ITV last night. She said something that made sense to me. On the doorstep, people rejected Corbyn....
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    Yesterday, 09:48 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    And that, for me, was the greatest failing of Corbyn's Labour. Our weird system of government really does only really work properly if HM's...
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    Yesterday, 06:30 PM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    For Labour to come back they must change and keep the Tories honest. Our benefits and social care systems are unfit for any modern country and its...
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  • Safranfoer's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:31 PM
    Calamine lotion makes them itch even more - don't do it! You need something that has a gel or mousse formula - that milky powdery stuff dries and...
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    Yesterday, 11:50 AM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Forgot a silver lining. It doesn't MEAN anything. The Conservative Party won. But seeing how many people voted against a continued and crippling lack...
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    Yesterday, 11:43 AM
    Safranfoer replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    The North does not forgive or forget - even if it does seem to have a short memory. Let's hope the Brexit delivered is the one ordered, and the...
    1054 replies | 29666 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 08:16 AM
    Loxie replied to a thread General Election in The Lounge
    Hopefully this will provide the impetus to change Labour back to a centerist, electable party again. 5 years of stability and growth would be great...
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    Yesterday, 01:48 AM
    I'm on the Ardmore Legacy, a gift from lovely customers the other day. I may need the whole bottle before the night is out!
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    Yesterday, 01:31 AM
    I have a soft spot for Chatsworth Farm Shop. Itís really not far from me at all and I like going to hear all the yummy mummies yell to the little...
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