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Old 22.03.2011, 21:24
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Re: EF safety valve (aka - why do you hate the British)

Has the Brit-bashing thread turned into Icelandic-bashing thread?

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Some hate the English. I don’t. They’re just wankers.
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Despite reasonably good weather, many of the marines developed severe seasickness[...]
Meanwhile, Marines on Berwick were being ordered aboard Fearless, which would take them to the harbour. The seasickness and inexperience of the troops were causing delays and the officers were becoming frustrated. Just before five o'clock in the morning, Fearless, loaded with around 400 marines, set out for the harbour. A small crowd had assembled, including several policemen still waiting for the customs boat. The British consul had received advance notice of the invasion and was waiting with his associates to assist the troops when they arrived. Uncomfortable with the crowd, Consul Shepherd turned to the Icelandic police. "Would you mind ... getting the crowd to stand back a bit, so that the soldiers can get off the destroyer?" he asked. "Certainly," came the reply.
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Old 22.03.2011, 21:37
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Uncomfortable with the crowd, Consul Shepherd turned to the Icelandic police. "Would you mind ... getting the crowd to stand back a bit, so that the soldiers can get off the destroyer?" he asked. "Certainly," came the reply.
So Icelanders are a bunch of collaborators, is that what you're saying?
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Old 22.03.2011, 21:44
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So Icelanders are a bunch of collaborators, is that what you're saying?
Well, they were collaborating in their own liberation.
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Old 22.03.2011, 21:51
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Well, they were collaborating in their own liberation.
Ah! The British were liberating them?

Well, that's all right, then. Rule Britannia!

What were we talking about, again?

Who else can't decide whether Bjork is gorgeous in a fascinating kind of way, or just plain ugly like a troll?
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Old 22.03.2011, 22:02
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You'll have to pass the farmyard first.
Certainly, it's a nice enough colour scheme, but surely the white cross should be on the diagonal?

Anyway, back on topic...

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Old 23.03.2011, 15:50
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Re: EF safety valve (aka - why do you hate the British)

Okay this quote refers to the English but since the Scots were the industrious backbone for so many 'British' inventions......
"Remember that you are an Englishman and have consequently won first prize in the lottery* of life." Cecil Rhodes (maybe that should have been 'lootery')
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Old 23.03.2011, 16:00
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Has the Brit-bashing thread turned into Icelandic-bashing thread?

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Some hate the English. I don’t. They’re just wankers.
What makes you lot get off on this kind of thread? It kind of typifies the mentality that is "sometimes" prevalent here, whereby one person gets a headkicking by the crowd. Does it make you feel superior to bash one nationality? Well I hope youre getting something out of this, otherwise its a total waste of space rather than a huge waste of space.
Labelling 65 odd million people wankers is quite frankly embarassingly crass for the writer, mate I feel for your acute embarassment for having written it. Im British, Im proud of it, it could be a lot worse , and we have done an awful lot of good in this world, so Eat My ST George Cross,Bulldog,Red White and Blue, God Save the Queen Shorts! Good Day to you all.
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Old 23.03.2011, 16:08
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Re: EF safety valve (aka - why do you hate the English)

I remember Gavin Hastings saying this, and then remembering him missing an absolute sitter of a penalty in the RWC 1991 semi- final against us.
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Old 23.03.2011, 16:30
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I remember Gavin Hastings saying this, and then remembering him missing an absolute sitter of a penalty in the RWC 1991 semi- final against us.
Indeed; not his Finest Hour, I'll grant you
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Old 23.03.2011, 16:43
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What makes you lot get off on this kind of thread? ...Good Day to you all.
Shall I put the kettle on? You look like you need a cup of tea.
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Old 23.03.2011, 16:45
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Labelling 65 odd million people wankers is quite frankly embarassingly crass for the writer
She was right in my case though; how did she know?!?
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Old 23.03.2011, 16:49
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Whats wrong with big ears?
Nothing. He's just pissed off with Noddy.
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Some hate the English. I don’t. They’re just wankers.
Labelling 52 odd million people wankers
Fixed that for you
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Old 23.03.2011, 16:51
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Fixed that for you
Aye, the rest are just c**ts
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Old 23.03.2011, 16:53
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Aye, the rest are just c**ts
*c*ts, surely?

Oh yes... I see what you mean...
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Old 23.03.2011, 16:54
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Im British, Im proud of it, it could be a lot worse , and others too, have done an awful lot of good in this world.
There you go...
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Old 23.03.2011, 16:57
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*c*ts, surely?
Same thing, no?
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Old 23.03.2011, 17:03
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Aye, the rest are just c**ts
*c*ts, surely?
Scots, Celts - Same difference really, just a litle more inclusive.
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Old 23.03.2011, 17:04
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Eat My ST George Cross,Bulldog,Red White and Blue, God Save the Queen Shorts!
Washed or unwashed?
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Old 23.03.2011, 17:09
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Re: EF safety valve (aka - why do you hate the British)

I'm a Klingonian and I find the British culture very primitive. And their sense of humour? Better not talk about it...
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