This made me angry

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Re: This made me angry

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Multi million pound state of the art racing yacht that has a cost per mile way in excesss of any plane (in terms of life span). Even the fucking sails are made of carbon fibre.
That's the aspect that makes you angry?
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Sonic Budgie wrote:
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That's the aspect that makes you angry?
Slightly. Although Im finding it difficult today of all days (A Level results day and things are coming up roses).
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Slightly. Although Im finding it difficult today of all days (A Level results day and things are coming up roses).
Yes - carbon fibre is energy intensive in production, but the company that made this yacht (which was actually launched back in 2015 - not created specifically for this trip) has a reputation for trying to be as green as possible (e.g. using recycled carbon fibre where it can). Not only that but the racing team allow the boat to be used for environmental monitoring and publishes the resultant data.

The attacks on Thunberg by the likes of Arron Banks are hypocrisy and thuggery of the worst kind.
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Re: This made me angry

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Multi million pound state of the art racing yacht that has a cost per mile way in excesss of any plane (in terms of life span). Even the fucking sails are made of carbon fibre.
I did a little google but couldn't come up with any facts or figures, do you have the data?
Even if it is the case, had Thunberg taken the plane she would have faced an almost unprecedented barrage of abuse, the levels that she receives and their content are already utterly reprehensible, encouraged and emboldened by the likes of Banks and his disgusting opinions and comments, an example of which is the aspect that makes me angry about what I posted.
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I did a little google but couldn't come up with any facts or figures, do you have the data?
Even if it is the case, had Thunberg taken the plane she would have faced an almost unprecedented barrage of abuse, the levels that she receives and their content are already utterly reprehensible, encouraged and emboldened by the likes of Banks and his disgusting opinions and comments, an example of which is the aspect that makes me angry about what I posted.
Do I heck, shooting from the hip and good point re. the plane.

Obviously Banks is an arsehole, it shouldn't need saying, not least because she's a kid.
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Probably the most carbon neutral way to get to America would be on a freighter (they aren't green, but they are going anyway), but she wants publicity - that's her job. And the yacht is going to be on some ocean, they won't have been planning on mothballing it for August, so why not transatlantic.

It's good to see someone leading by example. Al Gore wrote An Inconvenient Truth from his centrally heated and air conditioned 20 room mansion.
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"Let's mention Bundy's name repeatedly without naming anyone of his victims. That will help people forget him."
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Note, I don't follow Vine (or anyone else) on twitter, I just stumbled across this while looking for a wheelie video.
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Note, I don't follow Vine (or anyone else) on twitter, I just stumbled across this while looking for a wheelie video.
Ive seen loads of kids lately pulling massive long wheelies down the middle of the road. That Wheelie Knob has 91,000 followers. Know I now why.
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Ive seen loads of kids lately pulling massive long wheelies down the middle of the road. That Wheelie Knob has 91,000 followers. Know I now why.
<rose tinted 70s nostagia head on>

Bet he couldn't do it on a chopper.
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Re: This made me angry

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Are we just collecting slang terms for penis?
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Lest we forget....

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(in case it's not obvious, this is a bed retail shop)
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IMG_20191106_162407429.jpg

(in case it's not obvious, this is a bed retail shop)
It would make me angry having to shift that lot off there every night, no way I'm buying that!
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Joan wrote:
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(in case it's not obvious, this is a bed retail shop)
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