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by Grum
Fri Apr 13, 2007 1:16 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: OPERATION PHOENIX
Replies: 100
Views: 1483

<r><br/> Allister said:<br/> <br/> <br/> What ammuses me with the village and the tourists is that with the beach now used as a car park all the rich holiday makers park up and get drunk all day. the tide comes in and washes away their cars. its become something of a village tradition to watch from ...
by Grum
Fri Apr 13, 2007 12:52 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: £7 a day to park in a council owned car park
Replies: 27
Views: 368

<t>Just been searching for that card and I could only find the railcard, which isn't as good anymore, but could a Cornish travelcard not be promoted to give residents a break from the tourist prices?<br/> <br/> You could have bus, train and parking concessions to help offset the wages gap.<br/> <br/...
by Grum
Fri Apr 13, 2007 12:40 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Cornwall surrenders
Replies: 97
Views: 1182

<r>Everyone needs to gtfo of Iraq as soon as is practicable, but just leaving after devastating the place on every concievable level isn't acceptable either. Urgh, the whole thing is a nightmare.<br/> <br/> Someone needs to take everyone who voted for Bush a second time around to one side <E>:-x</E>...
by Grum
Fri Apr 13, 2007 10:19 am
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: £7 a day to park in a council owned car park
Replies: 27
Views: 368

<t>That sucks - what a rip off.<br/> <br/> I heard someone from truro on Radio 2 (I think) yesterday talking about how expensive public transport is in Cornwall too, so there appears to be no way around it.<br/> <br/> Maybe local residents could get a discount with their Cornish card or whatever it ...
by Grum
Fri Apr 13, 2007 10:07 am
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Cornwall surrenders
Replies: 97
Views: 1182

<r><br/> sentinel said:<br/> Its the West that tries to paint everything as a goodies and baddies scenario. Bad Iraqi people want American soldies out, good Iraqi people [clutching suitcases of US dollars] want American soldiers to stay. <br/> <br/> So the battle is between a token, Bush sanctioned,...
by Grum
Fri Apr 13, 2007 12:21 am
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: ST PIRANS FLAGS ARE TO BE SEEN ALL OVER CORNWALL
Replies: 26
Views: 389

<r><br/> Nosdan said:<br/> perhaps we could run a competition to find the most original place to hang Banner sen piran? Photographic evidence required!<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> I there still scaffolding on truro cathedral - a mahoooosive flag appearing overnight on there would be pretty kewl <E>8-)</E...
by Grum
Fri Apr 13, 2007 12:09 am
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Cornwall surrenders
Replies: 97
Views: 1182

<r><br/> sentinel said:<br/> <br/> Can anyone explain this phenomenon?<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> People disagreeing with you? Now there's a concept.... <E>:roll:</E> <E>:lol:</E> <br/> <br/> What is 'brave freedom fighting' about killing your own countrymen because they have an almost indistingui...
by Grum
Thu Apr 12, 2007 11:09 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Ethnic tree
Replies: 5
Views: 144

<r>If it is a Grade 1 listed building or a conservation site then you may have to replace like for like, depending on what the Planning Officer says, but their position is fiscally flexible, or so I'm told. <E>:roll:</E> <br/> <br/> So much so that even when they really should be allowing only Corni...
by Grum
Wed Apr 11, 2007 1:47 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Cornwall surrenders
Replies: 97
Views: 1182

<r><br/> chris said:<br/> I love Sentinel's tough talk! Sounds like he could take on a whole squadron of marines armed only with his superior intellect and disarm them with the truth!<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <E>:lol:</E> <E>:lol:</E> <E>:lol:</E> <br/> <br/> <br/> chris said:<br/> I don't think anyon...
by Grum
Wed Apr 11, 2007 1:37 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Cornwall surrenders
Replies: 97
Views: 1182

<t><br/> sentinel said:<br/> I opened this theme to say that the captives were bullies when the odds are in their favour, but wusses when they meet a decent match [The marines complained they were “roughly handled” – bless]. Now the Cornish are described as wusses and zealots. Nice one.<br/> <br/> <...
by Grum
Wed Apr 11, 2007 1:27 am
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Cornwall surrenders
Replies: 97
Views: 1182

<t><br/> Masterclass said:<br/> <br/> As for facing down a marine, so what! I’ve had plenty of scraps in my youth. – not only WUSSES, but BASTARD WUSSES.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> You would never, ever, dare say that to one of them. And you know as well as I do, and everyone else ehre, that you w...
by Grum
Wed Apr 11, 2007 1:17 am
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Cornwall surrenders
Replies: 97
Views: 1182

<t><br/> sentinel said:<br/> I think you are confusing ethnicty with religion. A secular state is officially neutral in matters of religion. <br/> <br/> Iraq was largely a secular state [Saddam feared the powerful clerics] and the policy of the Baath Party was to engender a secular state. <br/> <br/...
by Grum
Tue Apr 10, 2007 5:01 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Cornwall surrenders
Replies: 97
Views: 1182

<r><br/> sentinel said:<br/> <br/> <br/> Iraq was a secular state before Bush and his gangsters ran amok. Unfortunately, the Muslim faith is now being used as a vehicle to help garner support for opposing the non-Muslim invaders. Bush and his sidekick Blair are the religious bigots that started it a...
by Grum
Mon Apr 09, 2007 3:35 am
Forum: Cornish Language, Culture and History
Topic: Who else can read Cornish?
Replies: 27
Views: 638

<r><br/> Pokorny said:<br/> To return to the original topic: for me as a Breton speaker KK is the easiest to read. UC and UCR are also not that difficult, but the ever-changing RLC orthographies sometimes give me a headache.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Thankyou Pokorny <E>:-)</E> <br/> <br/> And Welsh sp...
by Grum
Mon Apr 09, 2007 3:29 am
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Cornwall surrenders
Replies: 97
Views: 1182


sentinel said:


If it makes em feel better, I will even supply designer Union Flag body bags.




It was all going so well until that last sentence :-(