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Message 1673918 - Posted: 4 May 2015, 18:35:42 UTC - in response to Message 1673909.  

Not only is Russell Brand in favour of voting for Labour but so is Stephen Hawking.

Russell Brand urges support for Labour

I like Russel Brands engagement:)
There must be some more humour in this election.
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Message 1673928 - Posted: 4 May 2015, 19:36:24 UTC - in response to Message 1673909.  

Not only is Russell Brand in favour of voting for Labour but so is Stephen Hawking.

Russell Brand urges support for Labour

Bit hypocritical of him isn't it? After it's not that long past where he urged people not to vote!

So which is it?
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Message 1673932 - Posted: 4 May 2015, 19:43:27 UTC - in response to Message 1673928.  

People change as they become more informed. His comment about it is in the link I posted.
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Message 1673935 - Posted: 4 May 2015, 19:49:07 UTC - in response to Message 1673918.  

Not only is Russell Brand in favour of voting for Labour but so is Stephen Hawking.

Russell Brand urges support for Labour

I like Russel Brands engagement:)
There must be some more humour in this election.
Links?


They mostly all seemed to have supported that party which despises their rich life styles hence want's to tax them to the hilt. Here we go again, I have to say it, "These turkeys are all voting for Christmas". Now I know why I have never ever related to these TV and film stars, because their all gormless.
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Message 1673936 - Posted: 4 May 2015, 19:51:17 UTC - in response to Message 1673928.  
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Not only is Russell Brand in favour of voting for Labour but so is Stephen Hawking.

Russell Brand urges support for Labour

Bit hypocritical of him isn't it? After it's not that long past where he urged people not to vote!

So which is it?

Russel is a very strange man...
First not go to vote. Then he urge people to vote.
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Message 1673937 - Posted: 4 May 2015, 19:56:18 UTC - in response to Message 1673935.  

I like Russel Brands engagement:)
There must be some more humour in this election.
Links?

They mostly all seemed to have supported that party which despises their rich life styles hence want's to tax them to the hilt. Here we go again, I have to say it, "These turkeys are all voting for Christmas". Now I know why I have never ever related to these TV and film stars, because their all gormless.

I was thinking of humour in general:)
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Message 1674095 - Posted: 5 May 2015, 7:26:58 UTC
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I am offering no comment upon the following, just providing available information.

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Message 1674114 - Posted: 5 May 2015, 10:50:16 UTC - in response to Message 1673928.  

Not only is Russell Brand in favour of voting for Labour but so is Stephen Hawking.

Russell Brand urges support for Labour

Bit hypocritical of him isn't it? After it's not that long past where he urged people not to vote!

So which is it?

Especially since we're now a fortnight past the registration deadline.
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Message 1674132 - Posted: 5 May 2015, 12:29:21 UTC - in response to Message 1674114.  

Not only is Russell Brand in favour of voting for Labour but so is Stephen Hawking.

Russell Brand urges support for Labour

Bit hypocritical of him isn't it? After it's not that long past where he urged people not to vote!

So which is it?

Especially since we're now a fortnight past the registration deadline.

Not sure Hev realised that :-)

The problems with people like Brand is that they don't realise they are much worse than any corrupt politician. With todays youth having their heads stuck in social media & idolising celebrities, many will listen to them rather than politicians.

As for communications from the "other" parties, not 5 minutes ago, received 2 flimsy leaflets - UKIP & Labour - still nothing from the blues...

...well as the "Blues" won the premier league on Sunday, let's hope that all the blues win this month :-)
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Message 1674190 - Posted: 5 May 2015, 16:27:16 UTC
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Travelled today from London to Devon to deal with probate valuations. Along the way during a 3 hour journey, someone left a copy of the Mail on a seat. Ok, I gave in because I was bored. I have to say that I haven't seen that much Labour bashing for a long time. Littlejohn on page 16 was in fine form as usual, a quick quote here

"Yesterday I heard that dopey bird from the Welsh Nationalists on the wireless telling us how she was going to help choose our next Prime Minister even though her own party is fourth in the polls in Wales".

A very much braver man than I am, but the best is next to come! On page 19 we have the Ephraim Hardcastle column which had this to say

"Scrofulous comic Russell Brand, having advised fans not to vote, now says they should back Labour. He recently called the party's Shadow Chancellor, Ed balls, a "***t" . Did Brand have to promise he would endorse Labour in order to have Milliband visit his East London loft and be "interviewed?"

When I was called out upon that "word" I was gentlemanly enough to remove and re-word the post and yet some people still think he is lovely. Now you might very well think that I am owed an apology, but I couldn't possibly comment.
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Message 1674203 - Posted: 5 May 2015, 21:18:25 UTC - in response to Message 1674132.  

Not only is Russell Brand in favour of voting for Labour but so is Stephen Hawking.

Russell Brand urges support for Labour

Bit hypocritical of him isn't it? After it's not that long past where he urged people not to vote!

So which is it?

Especially since we're now a fortnight past the registration deadline.

Not sure Hev realised that :-)

The problems with people like Brand is that they don't realise they are much worse than any corrupt politician. With todays youth having their heads stuck in social media & idolising celebrities, many will listen to them rather than politicians.

As for communications from the "other" parties, not 5 minutes ago, received 2 flimsy leaflets - UKIP & Labour - still nothing from the blues...

...well as the "Blues" won the premier league on Sunday, let's hope that all the blues win this month :-)

I am well aware of the registration deadline as I am registered to vote as well.
As for your sneering at young people in general:
so yes. some of them will be listening to Russell Brand
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Message 1674208 - Posted: 5 May 2015, 21:32:53 UTC - in response to Message 1674203.  

I am well aware of the registration deadline as I am registered to vote as well.
As for your sneering at young people in general:
so yes. some of them will be listening to Russell Brand

Just stating a fact, not sneering. Bit funny though...endorsing Brand who calls people a tw*t yet castigate a fellow poster for doing that.

Just like Brand telling people not to vote & now saying vote Labour - learnt a lot in the past few weeks did he?
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Message 1674242 - Posted: 5 May 2015, 23:13:05 UTC - in response to Message 1674208.  
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I am well aware of the registration deadline as I am registered to vote as well.
As for your sneering at young people in general:
so yes. some of them will be listening to Russell Brand

Just stating a fact, not sneering. Bit funny though...endorsing Brand who calls people a tw*t yet castigate a fellow poster for doing that.

Just like Brand telling people not to vote & now saying vote Labour - learnt a lot in the past few weeks did he?

If he came on this board and used it, he'd get exactly the same response from me as Chris S did.

I don't recall him endorsing non-registration. If he did, it's news to me. You'd jeopardise being counted as a no-show, and that was the point of Brand's original message. What impressed him enough to change his advice? Milliband advocating to vote, without pushing his party while doing so. If Clegg or Camewrong had deigned to be interviewed, would they have been that upright? I don't think so.
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Message 1674258 - Posted: 6 May 2015, 0:55:22 UTC

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Message 1674262 - Posted: 6 May 2015, 1:29:44 UTC - in response to Message 1673799.  
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I'd prefer to be a lot more polite.

Then please do so..

As I said: When "a bit more polite" is an aspiration of yours, I will be. It's going to be a very long wait I think.

Of all your double standards I've come across so far, I despise this one the most.

You are entitled to your opinion, I disagree with you.

Then you are a hypocrite.

you have a bloody nerve, I'll say that for you.

It takes a bloody nerve to take on your bloody attitude. I've seen where people have tried before, with polite reasoning. I assume they're your friends. Instead of appreciating they care enough about you to tell you when you're out of order, you get more arrogant and more unpleasant. I have nothing to lose when I tell you, so I will. You come across as an abrasive, bigoted a**ehead on this board. It's so bad, I find myself barely able to appreciate the few good posts you have made. You're doing yourself an injustice, and only you can fix that. So please try.

I have spoken to a number of people behind the scenes on this board, and others outside of it, and most of us think that you popping up out of the blue just before the general election is more than a coincidence.

Then you and your people are wrong.

Some of us think that this is a deliberate and planned personal attack, on both myself and Sirius.

For what possible reason? And what has me joining seti got to do with the general election? Tell me. I'm very interested. What paranoid fantasy have you dredged up out of your fog of delusions? You think you two corner the market in offensive and insulting posts on this board? Don't flatter yourselves.

Try reading a thread from its inception till today, then another, and another over the space of a few weeks.
Then look at the post count of the people who've posted there.
Add in the nature, tone and quantity of stool samples they've left behind them.
Convert as a proportion of posts, and maybe, just maybe you'll scrape a bronze between the two of you.

Now you're such good friends, you'll have no problem sharing it.

But this board has been graced with some excellent, thought provoking contributions too. They're laden with insights to learn from and I have the utmost respect for the viewpoint of their authors, whether they've challenged my beliefs or not. But they have been getting rarer and rarer - and I think you're one of the reasons why.

I do not think that you are a realistic nor an adequate spokesperson for your particular age group of people.

Explain. And don't hold off on my inadequacies whilst you do so. I'm very interested.

it is sad to see someone so young feeling so bitter about the world at large.

When it comes to attitudes about the world at large you really are no one to lecture me. These pages are littered with examples of your xenophobia. If I could bring myself to wade through your pompous and inflammatory posts again, I would, and re-document them here, lest anyone had forgotten. As for bitter. Is that your word of the week for women who dare to challenge you?

I don't think that there is any benefit to be gained from entering into any long term dialogue here.

In which case I wish you well for the future in which ever direction your life takes you, and I hope that perhaps in time to come, you might be able to be a bit more realistic about the issues the [that] really face the people actually running this country.

Your condescension has been noted, and your error corrected for you.

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:) Brilliant. Thank you. I have passed on that link too. :)
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Message 1674356 - Posted: 6 May 2015, 11:41:07 UTC

The latest Newspaper affiliations that I can find. It is looking like the UK press are backing what we have to continue. As I have already said, maybe better the devil you know than the one you don't.

The Sun - Conservatives
Scottish Sun - SNP
Mirror - Labour
Express - UKIP
Financial Times - Conservatives/Lib Dem Coalition
The Guardian - Labour
Daily Mail - Conservatives
Telegraph - Conservatives
Observer - Lib Dem in 2010
The Times - Conservatives/Lib Dem Coalition
Independent - Conservative/Lib Dem coalition

And the first public U turn. Before Cameron said I will never ever go into coalition with a smaller party again. Amazing how 24 hours to go focusses peoples minds when they want to be PM :-)

Election 2015 live: David Cameron: I'll do second coalition if 'best for the country'

Second election?
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Message 1674629 - Posted: 7 May 2015, 7:47:44 UTC

Ok some last minute final comments which it is hoped some might find helpful.

At each polling station you will usually find two or three people outside wearing rosettes from the main parties. They are "Tellers", and their ONLY job is to ask you for the polling number on your polling card. The reason that they do that, and are allowed to do that is simple.

Every party has access to the Register of voters at the Town Hall which is in the public domain. They each have lists of their strongest supporters that will vote for them. At about 7-8pm tonight they will compare their supporters list with those that have already voted, so they can call those that haven't and offer a lift to the polling station. All parties do this in every election, and in a close contest, a mere handfull of seats can make the difference.

Important points

1. You do NOT have to give your number if you don't want to.

2. Giving your number does not tell anyone WHAT you have voted, only that you HAVE voted.

3. If you prefer not to let anyone know whether you have voted or not, that is your choice, so politely decline. The Parties do not get told who voted or who didn't.


After the election, NOBODY will know what you voted only you. All that the parties will know is the number of votes cast for each candidate, and the total votes cast in a constituency compared to the electoral register, so they can calculate the %age turnout.

If you have previously chosen on a doorstep canvass to say who you will vote for, and choose to give your polling number, you will be on that parties books as a potential future supporter.

All the polls say that it will again be a hung parliament, and we are talking minority and coalition governments again. We will see how the numbers stack up tomorrow. All I can say is please vote, and good luck to everybody!
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Message 1674636 - Posted: 7 May 2015, 9:46:38 UTC

Yes please vote. A high turnout is good for every voters.
The other week Kazakhstan had a 98% turnout!
Well. They only voted for one president:)
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Message 1674641 - Posted: 7 May 2015, 10:16:57 UTC

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Message 1674649 - Posted: 7 May 2015, 11:04:29 UTC

Sirius my good man, that is the best post I have seen for many a year :-)))))

Hehehehehe

I am a Teller later at my local polling station from 7pm-9pm, I try to do my bit to help. Might need a torch later though :-)
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