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Re: The two most criticised Women today Meghan Markle & Greta Thunberg

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Perhaps we should start a new thread where we can all list what we don't like about
Meghan Markle and Greta Thunberg, there we can combine all our thoughts on what
forum posters find most annoying about these two women.
You approached this the wrong way, unless you want to compete with the yellow press (good luck with that).

If we must discuss woman who I'm pretty sure 99.999% of us haven't met and therefore actually can't say a thing about, we should discuss what we like about them, why many of us apparently spend time on finding out what they do/think/say/wear, who they spend time with, how often, why them and not us ....
Balance the general attitude of ripping them apart.

Unfortunately that's all I can add to this thread - unless some future post inspires me otherwise - as I don't have a clue about Megan and Greta is a teen-ager who spends her time on something worth while, which can't be said for all that many teen-agers these days. Apart from that she definitely learns a lot for any future profession she may pick to follow some day. Good for her is all I can say.
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Re: The two most criticised Women today Meghan Markle & Greta Thunberg

Not a Meghan Markle fan.
I admire Greta's spunkiness.
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What I do like about MM and GT is that both don't start such threads on a forum and actually have a life.


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So basically to summarize you find negative media coverage of them shitty, so have started a shitty thread for people to complain about them. Yeah ok, makes perfect sense.
OP thought that maybe we need to get this stuff off our chest once and for all....
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Re: The two most criticised Women today Meghan Markle & Greta Thunberg

I am really impressed that the EF members didn't take the bait and come here spewing hatred at the two women.
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I am really impressed that the EF members didn't take the bait and come here spewing hatred at the two women.
Post-holidays sugar coma.
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Old 11.01.2020, 11:55
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Re: The two most criticised Women today Meghan Markle & Greta Thunberg

I like Greta, she practices what she preaches.

I did like Meghan, when she first got engaged and married to Harry. Since then I've come to see both her and Harry (unlike Greta) as hypocritical i.e. preaching about climate change whilst flying around on private jets, a return trip to Canada within days for no real reason etc.

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Post-holidays sugar coma.
Haha, yes, I actually thought maybe I rate the EF too highly and the only reason this thread isn't 20 pages long is because people still haven't recovered from the holiday excess. But I am trying to start the year in a positive mood and would like to give EF the benefit of the doubt.
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I am really impressed that the EF members didn't take the bait and come here spewing hatred at the two women.
It's because John Williams is obviously bad at trolling. He should have posted an epos about Meghan's hard life, her achievements and that she actually deserves a Nobel Prize for it
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I am really impressed that the EF members didn't take the bait and come here spewing hatred at the two women.
It's because nobody here gives a rat's ass about either of them.

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Re: The two most criticised Women today Meghan Markle & Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg is my hero.

She will be in Switzerland in a couple of weeks time.
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Greta Thunberg is my hero.

She will be in Switzerland in a couple of weeks time.
Why, will she be doing a debate with DT?

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Why, will she be doing a debate with DT?

Tom
She probably thinks she's going home. Although the lack of sea should be a hint while sailing.
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It's because John Williams is obviously bad at trolling. He should have posted an epos about Meghan's hard life, her achievements and that she actually deserves a Nobel Prize for it

Have to agree with you: it's hard to keep up with what EFers consider worth bashing these days...
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Re: The two most criticised Women today Meghan Markle & Greta Thunberg

So HRH Harry and HRH Meegain will be plain old Harry Hewitt and Meelose Sparkle from now on

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Re: The two most criticised Women today Meghan Markle & Greta Thunberg

OP, why do you find Greta Thunberg irritating?

This is something emanating from many people of my generation and a generation before. Regardless of education and social background. I don’t really understand it.

As to the Duke and Duchess, the news release today makes complete sense - no burden on the tax payers. He’s certainly earned anything he gains in future from his past. She also made her own way, and actually did a pretty good damned job (I hate to admit it, as I’m far, far from a royalist). Let live, no-one deserves to be in captivity.

The agreement is good - they will make their own life. Only the security costs seem to be outstanding, which I’m sure that Canada will not take-over. All good.
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OP, why do you find Greta Thunberg irritating?

This is something emanating from many people of my generation and a generation before. Regardless of education and social background. I donít really understand it....
Probably because the mentioned generations are generally irritated by youngsters being heard instead of only seen.
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Greta Thunberg is my hero.

She will be in Switzerland in a couple of weeks time.
She is now. Or was on Friday.

She is not all the young people's hero nor do they feel/want to be represented by her. The main concern I've heard from them was how can a drop out know better alternatives and ways to improve. I was told there is a bit of credibility lacking.
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She is now. Or was on Friday.

She is not all the young people's hero nor do they feel/want to be represented by her.
So? Can you name anyone who was ďall the young peoplesí heroĒ, or who all of them felt they wanted to represent them?

Itís easy to criticise people like her when they fail to reach impossible standards thrust upon them.

Sheís put the willies up important and influential people who think they are unaccountable. Thatís more than 99% of people achieve in their lifetime and she managed it as a child.
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..... how can a drop out know better alternatives and ways to improve. I was told there is a bit of credibility lacking.
That argument sucks big time! Obviously none of us have learnt the necessary things at school to avoid the present situation.
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She is now. Or was on Friday.

She is not all the young people's hero nor do they feel/want to be represented by her. The main concern I've heard from them was how can a drop out know better alternatives and ways to improve. I was told there is a bit of credibility lacking.
I once shared a 2 person office for about a year with a guy with aspergers (Greta Thunberg also has this).

He was incredibly irritating, but also quite brilliant in the areas that interested him.

I truly don’t care about credibility, the important thing is that last year provided awareness to all of us. Be it Greta Thunberg, Extinction Rebellion or whatever.

And that was important.

I know that without Greta Thunberg, most of the new generations in Switzerland that care about their future would still be thinking that recycling is enough.

Fortunately, they now know that’s not true.
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