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Discussion in 'Taylor's Tittle-Tattle - General Banter' started by wfcmoog, Aug 23, 2023.

  1. wfcmoog

    wfcmoog Tinpot

    In Cyprus, all family events are outside cooking at least. Either kleftiko in the clay Fourno in the garden or souvlakia over a foukou. eating is often outside, under a grape vine, or on a patio or veranda.
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  2. wfcmoog

    wfcmoog Tinpot

    I got huge. I'm only just replicating the PB lifts I achieved in 2020, 3 years later. I was in the best shape of my life.
  3. wfcmoog

    wfcmoog Tinpot

    **** off.
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  4. wfcwarehouse

    wfcwarehouse First Team Captain

    Love you too!
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  5. SkylaRose

    SkylaRose Administrator Staff Member

    It's basically an individual who goes around public places, or Government funded places like a police station or a job centre and films the staff. For no other reason than to get "clicks" on their youtube channel. Most of them try to antagonise the staff working to get a bit of drama. Police stations are a popular choice as a lot of them kept getting arrested under "Section 43" of the Terrorism Act for filming police personal nunber plates etc. Even if this is not illegal, they knew they could rile up police doing it.
  6. wfcmoog

    wfcmoog Tinpot

    I guess this is a bit similar to the clips which come up on my FB feed. I never watch the whole thing as they're interminably long, but generally it's a routine traffic stop, eg. Broken lights or speeding, and some person refusing to cooperate with anything and claiming that they don't have to answer any questions or show ID etc. Of course this is in the US where things are more fractious between the police and certain communities.
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  7. miked2006

    miked2006 Premiership Prediction League Proprietor

    I have absolutely no interest in how much money these self made billionaires have.

    Yes, most of have have far less. Some have absolutely nothing.

    But if you’ve created such an amazing logistics system that you’ve given a billion people one day delivery when we used to pay £6 for three day delivery, or if you manufacture chips that have made our phones able to replace having to buy 100 household items, go to space for all I care.
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  8. Moose

    Moose First Team Captain

    Most of those billion people had the same goods available to them within an hour if they simply visited a thing called a ‘shop.’
  9. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth First Team Captain

    What’s “a shop” grandad ?
  10. a19tgg

    a19tgg First Team

    Sopranos is overrated
  11. Moose

    Moose First Team Captain

    They was right champion they was! You young fellas can hardly imagine what it was like. Brightly coloured shops, all up and down ‘igh Street, selling everything you wanted, staffed by ‘ighly trained workers who were proud to serve. Romantic names they ‘ad, Woolworths (chuckle) they didn’t just sell wool, oh no, they sold everything, British Home Stores who sold the finest fashions, Brentford Nylons who sold, er, nylon and Record Shops. You’ll nowt believe it, but the boffins used to be able to cram the data from 45 minutes of music onto round piece of plastic only a foot wide. Ah them was the days.

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  12. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth First Team Captain

    I have nothing against Woolies. Worked in the Nth Watford store on a management trainee course during sandwich year of a Business Studies degree. Met my wife there who worked as a saturday girl. Started dating .......and married her 20 years later. It's a long story.
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  13. Keighley

    Keighley Squad Player

    Pick and mix?
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  14. Moose

    Moose First Team Captain

    Beat me to it.

    She probably found TUT in the Bargain Bin.
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  15. UEA_Hornet

    UEA_Hornet First Team Captain

    Sounds like an inappropriate exercise of management exploitation of a junior employee. Who do I call to complain?
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  16. Moose

    Moose First Team Captain

    Rarely seen footage of TUT during management training.

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  17. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth First Team Captain

    She has already tried every helpline going. You'd be wasting your time.
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  18. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth First Team Captain

    On a serious point, I do wonder how the hell a guy can risk asking a work colleague out these days without risking disciplinary action. Us guys are notoriously bad at reading the signs of whether a woman is interested in a relationship outside work or not. So many marriages start out as work colleagues. Reminds me of those spiders where the male has to approach very very carefully and if he gets one step wrong, he's dead !
  19. Moose

    Moose First Team Captain

    Notoriously bad or notoriously indifferent?
  20. wfcmoog

    wfcmoog Tinpot

    The problem is, that they have more money than they can ever need. It's quite perverse. I don't care if someone is much cleverer and hard working than I and can afford their mansion, yacht, holiday home and lambo, but beyond that, having wealth which could feed the starving population of several small countries, who are stuck there simply due to an accident of birth, seems unfair to me.

    ***** moose has got to me after all these years.
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  21. wfcmoog

    wfcmoog Tinpot

    You're an idiot.
  22. Since63

    Since63 Squad Player

    I heard it was the ‘broken biscuit pieces’ counter.
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  23. Arakel

    Arakel First Team

    It's a place you go into looking for a specific item that they don't have in stock and you end up either having to special order it (which takes months to arrive) or get some dodgy own brand equivalent that the shop tries to push on you.
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  24. HornetMan

    HornetMan Academy Graduate

    Harry Maguire should still be in the England squad. Not as a starter but within the squad itself
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  25. Keighley

    Keighley Squad Player

    Is this an unpopular opinion? :D
  26. wfcmoog

    wfcmoog Tinpot

    He's a stunad.
  27. GoingDown

    GoingDown "The Stability"

    I didn’t think The Saturdays were that long ago. Man I feel old.
  28. Steve Leo Beleck

    Steve Leo Beleck Squad Player

    We should ban all pets. Pretty weird behaviour to rip young animals of another species away from their mothers and force them to "love you" by controlling their access to food and time allowed outside the house.

    The internet is the worst thing to have happened to human kind.

    Tom Hanks is a terrible actor.

    Thai food is never better than a 6/10.
  29. Keighley

    Keighley Squad Player

    Re Hanks: generally I agree but I thought he was good in Elvis and I like Big.

    Obviously you are wrong on the first point and the mental and physical health benefits need to be factored into the equation.
  30. Steve Leo Beleck

    Steve Leo Beleck Squad Player

    Glad you also agree on Thai food and the internet, even if that makes them slightly less (fewer) unpopular opinions (taking you ignoring those two points as tacit agreement...)
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  31. miked2006

    miked2006 Premiership Prediction League Proprietor

    Very few people actually have that much of their wealth as cash though. They have shares in a company that they have built.

    And if they actually tried to sell that many shares at the same time, they’d lose a very large amount of that money, through paying tax on their income/ capital gains, massively increasing supply and negative signals to the market.

    But even if we ignore the above, we’d be able to give everyone something like £20 if we split the richest persons wealth over everyone in the world. It’s not going to go very far or last very long, unless you target it significantly at some and ignore others.

    The world is very, very far from perfect. But if you are able to deliver a tenners worth of services for a billion people, you’re going to be a ridiculous amount richer than someone who lives a life like you or I.
  32. miked2006

    miked2006 Premiership Prediction League Proprietor

    Corporation taxes theoretically doesn’t make much sense. Businesses are a collection of ideas from a group of people.

    It doesn’t make sense to tax ideas, and staff are already paying tax through salaries and shareholders are paying dividend and capital gains tax.

    Perversely, the most obvious tax in the world to pay is the least popular: inheritance tax. It’s the only tax in the world that leads to next to no perverse incentives. No one can spend the money they’ve earnt through labour when they’re dead.
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  33. Fernandiiito

    Fernandiiito First Year Pro

    I'm not a fan of dogs in general, however, I do believe the owners are worse than the dogs themselves (lots of dog people are really weird).

    I get that the "aggressive" breeds are getting bad press, and thus we're getting lots of positive stories.

    That being said, dogs such as "Bully XLs"..... "OMG such a gorgeous dog".

    They're all ******* ugly.
    I'm sorry, but how can you think these dogs are nice? I just can't understand.
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  34. Steve Leo Beleck

    Steve Leo Beleck Squad Player

    Agreed but as well as the looks, there are lots of really messed up dog breeds these days - pedigree breeding has produced some really weird results: dogs that can't breathe properly, ones whose skulls are too small for their brains, others with curved spines and weak back legs.

    People that breed and own these types of dogs are a bit odd in my (unpopular) opinion.
  35. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth First Team Captain

    Inheritance tax is a ridiculous concept. What wealth you have has been accumulated through paying taxes all your working life. Rather than p*** it away on booze fags horses and extravagant spending you decide to save it to help your kids get on the property ladder, fund their Uni courses etc. You die and the govt decides it would like another 40% of your already taxed savings before you can pass it on.
    If your target is the ultra rich, at least set the personal allowance at £2m+.
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