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21) Message boards : Politics : We have the results ..... (Message 1675161)
Posted 19 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
That photo is a gift to headline writers.

Big Muppet (and Elmo).

Like that photo of Boris Johnson stood by that statue of a chicken in Trafalgar Square...
22) Message boards : Politics : We have the results ..... (Message 1675150)
Posted 19 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
A majority of the electorate didn't vote for them!

That statement holds true for all parties though.
63.2% didn't vote for the Conservatives,
69.5% didn't vote for Labour,
87.3% didn't vote for UKIP,
etc.
23) Message boards : Politics : We have the results ..... (Message 1675147)
Posted 19 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Tories now at 327 seats, so a majority without needing any number fiddling concerning the Irish parties who don't bother to turn up.
24) Message boards : Politics : We have the results ..... (Message 1675127)
Posted 19 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Late edit - Farage has resigned minutes ago.

He said he would resign if he didn't win, and he has.
Clearly not fit be be a politician if he's going to so flagrantly stick to his word like that!
25) Message boards : Politics : Against ALL women - Infanticide, Slavery, Rape, Trafficking... (#3) (Message 1674747)
Posted 20 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
I honestly don't think a group like Boko Haram has the intellectual capacity to think that far ahead.

Never underestimate the enemy.

Intelligence has nothing to do with Rape, Mass Murder, Crucifixion, Beheading, etc.

So it was stupidity that wrote the hadiths, the Koran and the Bible. Now we better understand you.

Perhaps stop dragging religion into everything.

I agree with not dragging religion into everything. However, in the case of Boko Harem, defined as an islamic jihadist group, i think it likely religion (or the willful distortion of such) may play quite a significant role.
26) Message boards : Politics : Against ALL women - Infanticide, Slavery, Rape, Trafficking... (#3) (Message 1674189)
Posted 22 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Looking for Proof of Male Privilege in Your Daily Life? Here Are 7 Undeniable Examples

May 4, 2015 by Jon Greenberg


Its written by a man, so it should be ok for you to read.

Regarding point 1.
Who judges women on their appearance most? Is it men, or other women?
Quick straw poll of the occupants of the room i'm sat drinking coffee in (8 women, 6 men), unanimously returned a verdict of other women.
27) Message boards : Politics : We have the results ..... (Message 1674114)
Posted 22 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
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.
28) Message boards : Politics : Hard drugs (Message 1672527)
Posted 26 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
And how makes all these new synthetic drugs?
My guess a chemist that have worked for a big Company and lost his/hers job...


I imagine a lot of things escape into the wild this way. LSD sort of did, didn't it?

LSD i believe was originally invented as a truth drug.
29) Message boards : Politics : Racist? [yes you are] (Message 1672514)
Posted 26 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
I would like to DNA test my employers....
And check the criminal records of them.
How wants to work with a pedophile?

I'd like to check one of the other academics just to find anything he could be thrown out on because i don't like him.

Not really, but that's the sort of petty thing it'll get used for.
30) Message boards : Politics : We have the results ..... (Message 1672510)
Posted 26 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Also many people who are don't knows pick one of the first three names on the paper which are in alphabetical order, that will slew results as well.

I'd never considered that, interesting idea.
Could it be countered by printed the ballot papers in a random order do you think?
If there are five candidates then there are 5! = 120 ways of arranging them, so in a constituency with 70,000 people they would need 584 of each ordering, that's got to be possible.
31) Message boards : Politics : Climate Change, 'Greenhouse' effects: Solutions #2 (Message 1672210)
Posted 27 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
... Does this have an impact on the greenhouse effect?
Yes, but we all need to eat meat.

Do we really 'need' to eat meat?...

Well i can't speak for everyone, at least not until 'the device' is completed, but i do.
32) Message boards : Politics : Against ALL women - Infanticide, Slavery, Rape, Trafficking... (#2) (Message 1672080)
Posted 27 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Xenia Onatopp - nearly kills Bond several times.

She literally kills people by having sex with them. Thats one character trait, which hardly makes you a well fleshed out character now does it?
Not quite, suffocates one person between her thighs, attempts the same with Bond.
Rest of the time she's armed with a gun.

Natalia Simonova - certainly not impressed by Bond's habit of shooting people.

Not impressed by Bond, but still has sex with him. Besides that single character attribute what else is there? Oh right, shes good with computers. Yeah, thats some really well thought out character right there. Also, needs to be saved by Bond on multiple occasions.
Also saves the entire world by forcing the satellite to de-orbit, or did you forget that bit?

Dr Christmas Jones - renowned nuclear physicist, make jokes about her name at your peril.

Has sex with Bond while she hardly knows him. Yes, scientist although we are literally only told shes a scientist because at no point during the movie does she do anything to support that notion. Aside from being a scientist, what else is there to her character? Not much.
Wrong again, doesn't sleep with Bond until the end of the film, rewires the door mechanism so they can escape the missile silo, defuses a nuclear bomb whilst zooming though a pipe at 70 mph (then rearms it at Bond's request as a diversion), how scientisty do you want?

Elecktra King - concocts ingenious plan to knock out several oil pipelines making hers more profitable.

Ah yes, the bad girl whose primary motivation is Stockholm Syndrome to the secondary antagonist in the movie. Subsequently gets murdered in a pretty brutal way, James makes a funny one liner and we forget all about her. Not a well thought out character.
Watch the film again, Renard was her puppet, she engineered the kidnapping to force her father to stump up the ransom money so it could later by booby-trapped and explode to get him out of the way without any fingers being pointed at her, because she views him as having stolen her mother's family's oil.

Miranda Frost - secretly a double agent, manages to hide this from Bond and MI6 until revealing herself, knocks seven bells out of Jinx.

And besides being a traitor and the love interest of the bad guy, has no character whatsoever. Why is she a traitor? Why does she love the bad guy? The movie doesn't care because her entire purpose is being a plot device. First to turn on James (after they had sex of course) and then for Jinx to have someone to fight in the final moments of the film.
She was on the Havard fencing team with Colonel Moon (aka Gustav Graves), who arranged for her Olympic rival to be framed for steroid abuse giving Frost the gold. She only sleeps with Bond so she can unload his gun leaving him unarmed when he eventually confronts Graves.

M - "if you think for one moment i don't have the balls to send a man out to die, your instincts are dead wrong, i've no compunctions about sending you to your death...", or
Admiral: "With all due respect M, I think you don't have the balls for this job."
M: "Perhaps. But the advantage is, I don't have to think with them all the time."

Well what kind of character is M? She is a tough lady, no doubt, but what is she beyond that? The movies never show that.
Widowed mother of two...
You want a strong female character in the bond franchise, look no further.

Look, James Bond movies are often quite entertaining movies, but lets not pretend thats because the acting is so good or because the characters are compelling. And lets also not pretend that women in James Bond come out as strong independent women. They are there so James can sleep around, maybe to have a secondary antagonist or to raise the stakes by having James save her because they can't get anything done right themselves. Doesn't matter if they are nuclear scientists or computer programmers or highly trained spies/black ops operatives like James. They all need to be saved by James at some point and they all end up in bed with him.
Are you saying Bond never gets saved by the girl?
Vesper Lynd saves Bond with a defibrillator after he's been poisoned.
Aki saves Bond on multiple occasions in You Only Live Twice
Eve Moneypenny does admittedly shoot Bond at the start of Skyfall, but later saves him from a vicious crocodile/aligator/massive-lizard-thing in the casino.
Mayday saves Bond at the cost of herself by running the bomb out of the mine on a cart.
I could go on...
33) Message boards : Politics : Against ALL women - Infanticide, Slavery, Rape, Trafficking... (#2) (Message 1672043)
Posted 27 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Knowing him I dunno, we await our enlightenment :-)

p.s. you do know that we will get severely handbagged by you know who for being off topic?

We're not that far off-topic.
And while i'm trying to be positive i've no doubt done something wrong (as usual!)
34) Message boards : Politics : We have the results ..... (Message 1672031)
Posted 27 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Sent my postal vote in on Tuesday. Had a choice of five; Red, Blue, Orange, Green, Purple.
5 points for anyone who guesses where my X went.
35) Message boards : Politics : Against ALL women - Infanticide, Slavery, Rape, Trafficking... (#2) (Message 1672030)
Posted 27 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Hold on, did Мишель mean the film characters, or the actresses that portrayed them? If he meant the characters then he was wrong, or if he meant the real life actresses, then he is well out of order, apart from being totally wrong.

By 'Bond girl' one usually means the characters doesn't one?
36) Message boards : Politics : We have the results ..... (Message 1672017)
Posted 27 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
I think generally people living in cities tend to vote Labour whilst those out in the country are more likely to vote Tory.
Obviously there are exceptions to this, those in former mining communities are quite unlikely to vote blue, as is Scotland.
37) Message boards : Politics : Against ALL women - Infanticide, Slavery, Rape, Trafficking... (#2) (Message 1672015)
Posted 27 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
It does not portray women as "things" or "objects", it portrays them as individual people that men will fight for, and lose their lives for if necessary, to honour and protect them. "Entitled to her body"? Do behave, that is typical MCP talk. These movies and stories are all about winning the hand of a fair lady, nowhere in any of that does it say that the woman in question doesn't have a choice in the matter. It is not being suggested that the gallant hero "wins a prize" at a fairground, neither is it being suggested that the woman will swoon at the feet of her rescuer.

Name one Bond girl that has a well developed personality. Because all I can remember are women with the personality of cardboard cut outs. And really, winning the hand of a fair lady? You think its normal human behavior for someone who in most of those stories don't know each other for more than 24-48 hours to pretend they are in love with each other? Again, Bond girls are a typical example of this. They don't know Bond for more than a day before they end up in bed with him.

Xenia Onatopp - nearly kills Bond several times.
Natalia Simonova - certainly not impressed by Bond's habit of shooting people.
Dr Christmas Jones - renowned nuclear physicist, make jokes about her name at your peril.
Elecktra King - concocts ingenious plan to knock out several oil pipelines making hers more profitable.
Miranda Frost - secretly a double agent, manages to hide this from Bond and MI6 until revealing herself, knocks seven bells out of Jinx.
M - "if you think for one moment i don't have the balls to send a man out to die, your instincts are dead wrong, i've no compunctions about sending you to your death...", or
Admiral: "With all due respect M, I think you don't have the balls for this job."
M: "Perhaps. But the advantage is, I don't have to think with them all the time."
38) Message boards : Politics : Against ALL women - Infanticide, Slavery, Rape, Trafficking... (#2) (Message 1671939)
Posted 27 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
What does MCP stand for? Tried googling it but just came up with a load of stuff about Microsoft, maritime communications or the Malayan communist party.
39) Message boards : Politics : Climate Change, 'Greenhouse' effects: Solutions #2 (Message 1671887)
Posted 27 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
It's why i will never eat meat from the U.S they do feed there cows corn better to have the animals eat from a paddock with lots of grass .
Even suppliments aren't safe ...MAD COWS diesase in England was from some sort of suppliment i think

If sheep's brains count as a supplement.
40) Message boards : Politics : Against ALL women - Infanticide, Slavery, Rape, Trafficking... (#2) (Message 1671883)
Posted 27 days ago by Profile The SimonatorProject donor
Miley Cyrus did not have to make that vid i'm shore . She is old enough to know better if she is going to be a role model for other women.

I think Miley was just trying to shake off the Disney image she'd become associated with.


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