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how come they can be removed, but the filthy, violent cunts who tout tickets outside the astoria can't?
but nowhere near as bad as said astoria touts are!
i ahve no idea how they continue to get away with it
my cousin works for tower hamlets. she may have ordered this
I've never felt that way. As to causing an obstruction... well the street should have been pedestrianised only years ago, a little south of 93 Feet East, I'd say, maybe even including that stretch. It's too narrow and has too many people walking on it.
curry touts are part of the vibe of the whole area. And I've never seen them getting 'intimidating' unless provoked.
Agree with the idea of banning ticket touts from outside music venues and football matches.
this happens alot in Rusholme but if you just walk around with a vimto lolly in your mouth.
but yeah, break the legs of touts
the deals are WAAAAY better.
is the food better? rusholme's very hit and miss, to be honest.
but the fact that they got together to launch the lollipop scheme is genius and is something that should have been replicated in your brick lane example
but I haven't really done a qualitative study.
different ethnic make-up though, innit?
this is why you can't get a good curry in the north east. too many bloody indians, or something.
I have absolutely not idea what you mean?
well, back in the newcastle the currys tend to be too fruity which, according to my one time indian flatmate, is probably because most of the curry places are run by indians.
by contrast, in rusholme they're not fruity at all and taste like absolute FIRE. And he said that was because most of the restaurants in rusholme are run by pakistanis.
was he talking bullshit? i haven't got a clue.
And I don't know what the demographic is in Brick Lane, but the East End is where Galloway got in on a big Muslim ticket so it could well have a strong Pakistani demographic?
think it's bangladeshi, like.
tonight i meet the the prime minister of pakistan administered kashmir. how good is that?
Brick Lane = Bengali. Mostly.
someone else say it ...
I knew it was a "B"...
isn't bengali the adjective? a bengali area is populated by bangladeshis?
or am i wrong?
Bengali - Bengals.
Bangladeshi - Bangladesh.
*The Bengal, rather.
Bengali is a cultural grouping. kinda. i think. um?
as far as i know, bengal was an indian state pre-1947 that was partioned as part of it was muslim and part was hindu, and the muslim parts were incorporated into East Pakistahn which became Bangladesh.
misunderstood what you meant. d'oh!
Also SOUPERS IS BARRED AGAIN!
they would ban the chuggers that cover every inch of tottenham court road.
on kentish town road these days. this one time, i dodged seven on my walk home.
until by the final guy it was like an all-out karate movie.
Like that sequence in Airplane! :D
I quite enjoyed it.
I never really saw it like that because, like everyone else, ultimately all they want is your money.
why? Are you not after my money?
She kept trying to steal my wallet.
they are annoying. There's only a certain number of times I'm going to use the phrase "I've already eaten" in my life and I don't want to waste them