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Has this been written by a journalist? It reads like it's a compilation of hacked text messages or something.
about whether or not a girl was allowed to plug her phone into the mains (labelled "plug not for public use" or whatever) to change it. Was quite funny.
But they let him go five minutes later when they realised it was pointless, even if he technically was abstracting electricity. Then a TFL person said the joke was on them, because the chance of a surge happening and frying your phone is fairly high.
it was just a random dude who was like "errrr, you're not *really* meant to plug stuff in there, you know?" and the girl just responded with "well you can fuck off, twat" and he just KEPT on about it, until he left the train.
we have poor health and safety practices!!!!!
whether you would grab your hand luggage if your plane was on fire. This will do.
In the air or have we not taken off yet?
you'd better be packing a parachute in your hand luggage
shut your eyes when you're going down the inflatable slide
Maybe my phone if I was wearing clothes with pockets.
Could end up in a castaway situation where any item could save your life. Use a travel adapter to hunt food, stuff like that.
I should imagine she is loathing the attention
It's rude but certainly shouldn't be arrested.
Also love the classy metro choosing that facebook picture of the woman involved.
"Merseyrail is the only rail company to prosecute passengers for putting their feet on seats. About 250 people have been taken to court since the scheme was launched in February."
More evidence of Liverpool's superiority.
and him guy saying he can't prey with his clothes on.
Presumable her feet weren't on his seat?
"British Transport Police is aware of the video but that they haven’t received any complaints or reports."
No need to alert the cops that they haven't received any complaints guys, they're already aware of that.
that my posting in this thread does not make me a prick, Balonz.
Massive attitude problem, every single one of you
Don't really understand what's going on. But in principle don't think people should expect others to act in line with their religious beliefs in a public place if they don't share those beliefs, but as feet on seats is not allowed any way and he has become accustomed to that can kind of understand his beef
This, so very, very much........
but without it this seems completely incomprehensible.
was he praying and she used him as a footstool or something?
As a secular country we shouldnt have to amend our behaviour for any religion. She looks like a complete cock muncher but you cant be arrested for that
makes no sense at all. unless there was a load of stuff that happened before the camera was turned on then I have no clue whats going on
Is it something like shoes aren't allowed in temples, so her having her shoes in an area he uses to pray is sacrilege
guess he must have been.
He might need to re-evaluate his choice of temple if he is currently choosing a dedicated mode of transport that has literally THOUSANDS of shoes pass through each day
Yeah doesn't really make sense, why does tge seat make a difference, probably want that then
Circle and District line.
When did Britain become a secular country?
Scotland and Ireland aren't but fuck them orange marching cunts. Dont know about Wales?
http://www.secularism.org.uk/news/2015/04/survey--uk-is-one-of-the-least-religious-countries-in-the-world I don't care if someone in a dress says that the country is Christian or whatever. The majority of people don't believe in anything, and shouldn't amend behaviour for of their practices.
most of britain is mostly secular.
There is a mechanical linking of people to the word 'christian' but most do not really seem to put their heart into it.
The word 'christian' is so broad and disparate that it encompasses both those that believe that the compassionate teachings and example of jesus are the best way forward for humanity (an who can blame them) but it also encompasses those who enjoy demonising/vilifying 'the other' and is used as tool for such.
Many others just seem to 'go along with it' because its a 'vague' tradition, the UK having mostly erased more local or individual traditions and rituals....and there being an element (in many humans nature) to find expression through tradition/ritual
those at the top of the christian church heirarchys are not 'leaders' or examples of how to live.......they may spout something that is broadly humanitarian eventually (concerning issues) but they are not likely to sacrifice other concerns for humanitarian issues....so they do not help advance peoples spirituality or morals (although on reflection I realise what I've said and it would be doubtful if any organised religeon does this :D )
England has an official and legally recognised state church. Just like it officially and legally has a monarchy, rather than 'vaguely' having one. Scotland has the latter. But not the former. And S_a_d is deliberately confusing/conflating the issues of dickhead sectarianism and state secularism as a backtracking cover for the failings of his original point. It's a shame to see you backing him up on that.
rather secular in my opinion, it certainly does not appear to be particularly motivated by belief, more by organisational hierarchy, continuation of what was before (that's maintaining the status quo), and in occasionally issuing vaguely nice sounding platitudes like " oh dear" or " lets all try to be nicer "
HAVE MUCH NON SECULARITY in its spirit or core.....it is more organisationaly/hierarchical.....just as most britains saying that they are Christian......they vaguely associate It with being a vague british identity (well some do)
You do not get the fervency of religion conflated with state like you do in many other countries, like say many middle eastern countries, or even the US, where many associate Christianity (if only by verbal doctrine) with Americanism
Its un-American its ungodly (etc)
Of course myself and SAD are aware of the state sanctioned structures, what we are getting at is that as a nation we are far more dumb level pagan than religious....most people don't think the bible is at all relevant (unless you happen upon one of the few passages which supports humanitarianism)
as a text most people think that its sacredness is a load of bollocks....but we are aware that there are a few people who need such mental crutches and as a generally polite nation we humour such childishness, simply because we know that humans have such foibles and crutches
Amazing final line!
usually means, but fair enough.
but anyone who puts their feet on seats is a prick of the highest order, so yeah, anyone who does it should be arrested. I might start making citizen's arrests on people I see doing it.
I some times wonder if it's that bad or just something people just assume is bad, wouldn't be surprised if it turns out train seats are way less hygienic than shoe soles
unless you're into licking seats on public transport.
That's what people comment on most though
and im sick and tired of tasting dog excrement when I want to be tasting human excrement
how does everyone feel about this?
literally no difference between that and an arse
almost as much as the dirty shoes.
and plonk your feet on their lap...
But I pray with my keys not thrown away!
doesnt he have to face mecca? doesnt the underground change direction?
does he have a compass and have to keep changing direction like whirling dervish?
they're miles away on those overground trains
I didn't read the article or any of this thread