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Re: I just need to whimper
« Reply #670 on: August 08, 2011, 08:19:25 PM »
Ugh. I am losing my shirt in the market today. GG America!

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Re: I just need to whimper
« Reply #671 on: August 09, 2011, 05:26:27 AM »
London Riots.

Blimey that fire is really whipping up a storm in Croydon, looks like it's going to burn through that entire block of houses.
That all looks and sounds horrible, hope our Brits are okay.
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Re: I just need to whimper
« Reply #672 on: August 09, 2011, 05:45:06 AM »
London Riots.

Blimey that fire is really whipping up a storm in Croydon, looks like it's going to burn through that entire block of houses.
That all looks and sounds horrible, hope our Brits are okay.
It's just been awful watching the news over the past few days.
I'm not sure how many members on the forum are from London, but there has also been cases reported in Bristol (verbALs' area), Birmingham (Milkshake's area) and Liverpool.
Tequila how would similar circumstances be dealt with in Germany?


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Re: I just need to whimper
« Reply #673 on: August 09, 2011, 05:55:36 AM »
I stumbled upon this eye-witness report from a journalist who lives in the area. An interesting read/perspective on it. And disturbing.

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Re: I just need to whimper
« Reply #674 on: August 09, 2011, 06:03:08 AM »
I have no idea, Monty, I don't remember anything like that happening around here in my lifetime.
I came across this yesterday.

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The home secretary, Theresa May, has dismissed fears that deep spending cuts could undermine the ability of the police to tackle possible civil unrest, and insisted the British did not respond to austerity by rioting on the streets.
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Re: I just need to whimper
« Reply #675 on: August 09, 2011, 06:03:53 PM »
That all looks and sounds horrible, hope our Brits are okay.
Have just been listening to some more reports about this and thinking the same. 

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Re: I just need to whimper
« Reply #676 on: August 19, 2011, 01:18:38 AM »
I just read an interview with Jerry Bruckheimer in my morning paper. He made himself extremely unlikable. What a jerk! As someone who is into PR I also cringe at it. Sweden might be a small market, but I still think that it pays off in the long run to be nice to journalists and make an effort. Look at Tom Hanks, all the praise he gets thanks to his attitude. Even if his latest movie seems to be somewhat lacking according to some reviews I can't help thinking I might want to see it just because he's such a nice guy.

But mr Bruckheimer. Doh. I thought: "I don't want to support this guy seeing his movies" but then I realized I don't see them as it is anyway....
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Re: I just need to whimper
« Reply #677 on: August 19, 2011, 06:22:18 AM »
I'm going to see an occupational health specialist today, and depending on what he/she says I may be done in the field of EMS. I had a bad ride along the other day, that resulted in me throwing up and being dizzy for the second half of the day and still a bit dizzy two days later. I've always had bad motion sickness, but it's never affected me in the back of an ambulance before. They currently think I have adult onset vertigo/severe motion sickness, and if this doc doesn't clear me then all my hard work all these years was for naught as I have to find a new career path, a new job, and some way to pay all the bills I have at the end of the month. Ugh...

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Re: I just need to whimper
« Reply #678 on: August 19, 2011, 06:36:31 AM »
That's just awful Bill. I hope it won't turn out that badly.
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Re: I just need to whimper
« Reply #679 on: August 19, 2011, 10:26:01 AM »
Maybe shaving the beard threw off your equilibrium.

Seriously though, I hope that works out for you.
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