Things you've always wanted to know......

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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby hammerdivone on Mon Jan 22, 2018 11:53 pm

Hammers Dad wrote:I often fail to understand why people get tattoos at all.
My biggest dislike is women with arms full ...well to be honest, women with tattoos full stop


Totally agree with you there HD

In fact I was just about to post

sendô wrote:Tattoos - why


Amended for you sendo
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby DasNutNock on Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:30 am

sendô wrote:Or to prove you're a West Ham fan by getting the badge tattooed onto your chest?


I guess that probably makes it three reasons. Dunno if it proves anything, but as RR points out, it’s not like you’re ever going to change your club. Not unless you’re a massive c*nt like Tim Lovecock or Vernon Kay.
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby sendô on Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:40 am

In truth the old :crest: badge is one of the few things I've considered getting a tattoo of.
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby psychoscoredthelot on Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:30 am

They sound like utter morons in front of clients.

how ironic
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby hammerdivone on Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:02 pm

psychoscoredthelot wrote:They sound like utter morons in front of clients.

how ironic


Who do? :?
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby Hammers Dad on Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:05 pm

Hammers Dad wrote:I often fail to understand why people get tattoos at all.
My biggest dislike is women with arms full ...well to be honest, women with tattoos full stop
warp wrote:sexist

Not really, I don't fancy men at all, with or without tattoos
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby hammerdivone on Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:06 pm

Hammers Dad wrote:I don't fancy men at all, with or without tattoos


Homophobe
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby jastons on Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:26 pm

Why don't we have remote central locking for our house?
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby prophet:marginal on Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:47 pm

jastons wrote:Why don't we have remote central locking for our house?


To avoid people, who have been mistakenly locked inside, dying in a fire?

Pure guess, but...
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby Lt. Discussion on Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:12 pm

How local authorities manage to fit olympic size pool amounts of water under uneven paving slabs
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby jastons on Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:26 pm

prophet:marginal wrote:
To avoid people, who have been mistakenly locked inside, dying in a fire?

Pure guess, but...


Fair point, although people can be locked inside a house using a traditional lock and key.
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby Greatest Cockney Rip Off on Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:41 pm

sendô wrote:In truth the old :crest: badge is one of the few things I've considered getting a tattoo of.


That's what I've got. I can't even bring myself to wear anything with the new crest on. Petty I know but I just can't.
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby FreeWheeling on Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:10 pm

Tattoo. I have a full back piece , all parts of which are all individual pieces that were designed by the artists under my instructions, the designs were then handed to me after so they could not be reused
I also have one piece on each upper arm, also one offs
I can however wear a polo shirt and shorts and all my tats are covered, that is because my tats are for me not every other ****er
I do not walk around the local in a shitty off white vest , with a tat that was inked by a scratcher 20 year and 20 stone ago which now looks all out of shape due to all the excess blubber that has been piled on :D
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby Johnny Byrne's Boots on Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:27 pm

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On your back you say...

I take it you've checked ;)
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby Harry Hound on Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:06 am

Saw a documentary yesterday on youtube claiming that most of the new build flats around Stratford, Canning Town and Royal Docks are being purchased off plan by foreign investors, mostly Asian investors (normal citizens, not bankers etc.) and then left empty. How is this possible without having to pay council tax and standing utility payments? As far as I'm aware the council tax is charged at the double rate when the property is empty?
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby jevs on Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:18 am

Why do the Russians want to destroy us? Is it because they can or do they see us as a threat?
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby hammerdivone on Fri Jan 26, 2018 10:01 am

jevs wrote:Why do the Russians want to destroy us? Is it because they can or do they see us as a threat?


I don't think they want to, it's more they will if they need to.

So long as we don't impose more economic sanctions or fall out further with them further over Ukraine, Sierra etc. they are happy with the status quo.

America on the other hand......
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby DasNutNock on Fri Jan 26, 2018 10:27 am

Harry Hound wrote:Saw a documentary yesterday on youtube claiming that most of the new build flats around Stratford, Canning Town and Royal Docks are being purchased off plan by foreign investors, mostly Asian investors (normal citizens, not bankers etc.) and then left empty. How is this possible without having to pay council tax and standing utility payments? As far as I'm aware the council tax is charged at the double rate when the property is empty?


What's double rate? £4k a year, maybe? They'll be expecting to see more like £40k a year in appreciation alone, I suspect. Whether or not that happens is another matter, but history suggests if you're in for the long run, there's easy money to be made...
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby sendô on Fri Jan 26, 2018 11:17 am

In any case most of these people are just looking to "park" part of their vast wealth. They tend not to want to have it all in one place, and property in London is about as safe an investment as you can get over the long term.
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Re: Things you've always wanted to know......

Postby RichieRiv on Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:48 pm

That and London is the money laundering capital of the world.

There's no better asset than UK property to wash your dirty / untaxed money.

People start crying when it comes to people and corporations siphoning their money offshore, but we are part of the problem
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