VILLAMARV

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  1. VILLAMARV

    Sneakers

    I was wondering if he may have had trouble finding a nice girl because of these shoes tbh! But then I forgot about his massive penis....
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    The Film Thread

    That is a rough scene.
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    Gardening

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-45220825 Brilliant
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    Things that piss you off that shouldn't

    Even they aren't doing so well it seems (I have no idea about these lot maybe they were just fraudsters or idiots but I remembered the recent story about hipster Gin!) https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-44740002
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    The Film Thread

    Definitely toon shoe of those two for me too. MrsVM reckons the horn being cut off the unicorn in Legend was horrific. Yoda dying in Jedi was the thing that made me cry in the cinema - although it lacks the sheer brutality of the others it devastated me more.
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    Things that piss you off that shouldn't

    Yeah, I wasn't intentionally attacking your pub-ed-ness As for the uncomfortable thing...I was getting to that That entirely depends on the management. Nothing at all to do with pubs or the trade. In the same way that some homophobes want to run homophobic guest houses n that.
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    Things that piss you off that shouldn't

    I appreciate your point about statistics. You're very much preaching to the converted when it comes to needing to know how they have worked it out. - and I cannot stand by the ones from CAMRA or STATISTA on that basis - that does not automatically make them spurious or questionable though. I must admit I don't understand the point you are making though, somewhere serving food does not change in classification. If you honestly believe there are still loads of pubs around that don't serve food I would question when the last time you went to a pub actually was. (I am not suggesting they don't exist)
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    Things that piss you off that shouldn't

    I'm afraid they are, and if you step out of the larger towns and city's it's the loss of the 'community' pub that is in largest decline. Obviously there are factors about decreasing rural populations, drink driving law changes and so on that have an overall effect over time but it's those quaint little seaside/village boozers that are being wiped out.
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    Things that piss you off that shouldn't

    Firstly, like mooney says it's the framing of the argument and choice of language. Prove to me that what you have said is true. Or indeed measurable. The picture I posted doesn't look very modernised or friendly or clean or anywhere anyone would feel comfortable visiting eh? So while you may have a personal anecdotal story about your local pub/pubs it cannot be claimed to be the norm in any way. Secondly, There simply does not exist in society this mythical group of people who were apparently wanting to visit pubs regularly but were prevented from doing so by smoke and smells and grottyness.
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    Things that piss you off that shouldn't

    The rest of it is fake news too I'm afraid. The total number of pubs in the UK is currently around the 50,000 mark. 18 years ago it was around the 60,000 mark. I wouldn't call that small myself. Although BOF's point about the rate of decline is pertinant. https://www.statista.com/statistics/310723/total-number-of-pubs-in-the-united-kingdom/ So not the predicted 25% drop, (Just an 'actually pretty small' 16%!!) but still thousands and thousands of jobs and whilst that fall, as you say, was tempered by the opening of new establishments and a certain amount of that was a change in culture it's hardly a drop in the ocean - so for example around 10 years ago - (When admittedly the gap is at it's widest to illustrate my point ) http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/8161793.stm
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    Ørjan Nyland

    Wrong thread mate I really want to know who got is and why your mum was playing
  12. I always quite fancied the guys wife next door, might just expand the bowl's influence to his house too, stick all their keys in the bowl too while I'm at it. Obviously they wont be able then to do any actual swinging until I let them, I'm not mad.
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    Things that piss you off that shouldn't

    Craft Beer is, imho, a fad which will peter out - but the small breweries have been thrown a lifeline by it tbh. Lower production costs - much quicker brewing times (coz it's not real beer ) and all those little bottles of flavouring! I know a few brewers who have done well out of it so I'm happy for them. Also if I was a lager drinker I would definitely swap to fizzy craft beers - some of them are really nice even if it is sneered at by the beardy CAMRA types.