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>> No. 18884 Anonymous
10th March 2015
Tuesday 6:44 pm
18884 ITZ FINALLY HAPPENED LADS
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-31824040

So... will he be allowed to come back, or is the BBC about to lose a big chunk out of their international revenues.
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>> No. 18885 Anonymous
10th March 2015
Tuesday 6:50 pm
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He's a cunt. I know this because his TV personality is a cunt, and I'm ignoring the fact that he's essentially an actor.
>> No. 18886 Anonymous
10th March 2015
Tuesday 6:50 pm
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He'll probably become a spokesman for the next acronym-based political party.
>> No. 18887 Anonymous
10th March 2015
Tuesday 6:57 pm
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>>18885

Yes he's a cunt, but he's an honest and down-to-earth cunt and that's a rarity in the media.
>> No. 18888 Anonymous
10th March 2015
Tuesday 7:05 pm
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>>18887
I was being sarcastic. Nobody knows if he's a cunt, they just watch Top Gear.
>> No. 18889 Anonymous
10th March 2015
Tuesday 7:16 pm
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>>18888
More importantly, nobody cares if he's a cunt.
>> No. 18890 Anonymous
10th March 2015
Tuesday 7:26 pm
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SWITCH 'IM WITH STEW! STEW FOR TOP GEAR!

STEW STEW STEW!
NOW NOW NOW!
CHANT CHANT CHANT!
>> No. 18891 Anonymous
10th March 2015
Tuesday 7:33 pm
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>>18890
Not cunty or Kippery enough.
>> No. 18893 Anonymous
10th March 2015
Tuesday 7:35 pm
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Some say he called the cameraman an eskimo.

Some say he was caught by the producer's car, wanking off into the windscreen wiper fluid bottle.
>> No. 18894 Anonymous
10th March 2015
Tuesday 7:39 pm
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He'll be back. You're only ever fired from the Beeb for touching kids or doing drugs (or more accurately, if you get caught doing either)
>> No. 18895 Anonymous
10th March 2015
Tuesday 7:58 pm
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>>18894
Even then only if you're really unlucky or really stupid.
>> No. 18896 Anonymous
10th March 2015
Tuesday 7:58 pm
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>Top Gear will not be broadcast this Sunday," it said.

Can't believe this, have they not filmed it already?
>> No. 18897 Anonymous
10th March 2015
Tuesday 8:06 pm
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I don't really give a shit about his views but I do wish he's just get a haircut.
>> No. 18898 Anonymous
10th March 2015
Tuesday 8:07 pm
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>>18896
They'll have the features done, but (SIARPC schedule permitting) the studio segments are done midweek, typically on the Wednesday before transmission.
>> No. 18899 Anonymous
10th March 2015
Tuesday 8:22 pm
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DAE miss the days when Top Gear was all about the best smack?

It's all so PC now, pretending that heroin chic was never a thing.

I hope Capaldi replaces Clarkson and the show can get back to its roots. Just imagine him going off 'Thick of It' style at the other presenters. Imagine him calling all the cars 'shite'. Brilliant

(A good day to you Sir!)
>> No. 18900 Anonymous
10th March 2015
Tuesday 8:37 pm
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>>18884
He looks like a hobo.
>> No. 18901 Anonymous
10th March 2015
Tuesday 8:42 pm
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>>18884
>>18900

I think the magenta on my monitor is a bit off.
>> No. 18902 Anonymous
10th March 2015
Tuesday 8:49 pm
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>>18893
https://www.youtube.com/v/Q1NyoGRI9Tc
>> No. 18903 Anonymous
10th March 2015
Tuesday 8:57 pm
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>>18900>>18901

The Beeb employs the finest makeup artists on this side of the Atlantic.
>> No. 18904 Anonymous
10th March 2015
Tuesday 10:32 pm
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>>18884
While the words "fracas" and "altercation" have been thrown about, it's being said that he punched a producer. Evidently it was pretty serious since they've now canned the rest of the series, effectively killing off what is their biggest export not involving a doctor of some kind.
>> No. 18905 Anonymous
10th March 2015
Tuesday 10:45 pm
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>>18904

>killing off what is their biggest export not involving a doctor of some kind.

Clarkson has an (honorary) doctorate from some university.
>> No. 18906 Anonymous
11th March 2015
Wednesday 12:05 am
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>>18905
That doesn't count as a real doctorate because Oxford Polytechnic isn't a real uni.
>> No. 18907 Anonymous
11th March 2015
Wednesday 7:12 am
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>>18904
There is the option that the producer will be fired for thinking he had the right to suspend him.

I have a feeling though that clarkson has been wanting to leave for a few years now, it seems that hes been trying to get fired on purpose
>> No. 18908 Anonymous
11th March 2015
Wednesday 10:24 am
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>>18885
>>18887

>but he's an honest and down-to-earth cunt

He's not though. He's neither down-to-earth nor honest. He's a millionare who acts out a carefully crafted cuntish persona which is written by a team of other lesser cunts who have mistaken grandad-tier worldviews for edgy humour.

I wouldn't even mind, but If I were a millionare paying other people to write jokes for me I'd at least spring for the good ones.

Watching Top Gear is like living in a nightmare alternate universe where you've been sitting in double Geography for 50 years waiting for a substitute teacher to arrive listening to the inane 'banter' of the lads in the back row who are fawning over a sticky, crumpled copy of MAX POWER Magazine.

It's really sad that Top Gear is arguably the biggest cultural export from the UK these days. Some mediocre science fiction author once wrote about how art was 'the canary in the mine' of a civilization. If that is the case then we are culturally fucked.
>> No. 18909 Anonymous
11th March 2015
Wednesday 10:37 am
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>>18908
Watch those edges, lad.
>> No. 18910 Anonymous
11th March 2015
Wednesday 10:58 am
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>>18909

I hope someone stuffs cat shit into your letterbox.
>> No. 18911 Anonymous
11th March 2015
Wednesday 11:22 am
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>>18910
Oh dear. Someone call this lad an ambulance, I don't think I can stop the bleeding.
>> No. 18912 Anonymous
11th March 2015
Wednesday 11:26 am
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I don't care about the show one bit, as it has essentially been the exact same joke that has been running for at least 7 or so years.
If it turns out he did twat someone, then auntie would be okay to scrap the rest of the series and probably not continue having it commissioned. Isn't the company that makes TG owned by Clarkson anyway? Should be interesting if the case goes to a tribunal.
>> No. 18913 Anonymous
11th March 2015
Wednesday 11:34 am
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Whats stopping him from fucking off and moving the show to Channel 4 or something?
>> No. 18914 Anonymous
11th March 2015
Wednesday 11:40 am
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>>18912
No, the whole thing is a BBC operation. Clarkson doesn't own anything there. As he's facing a misconduct charge there probably won't be any severance if it's upheld. As for the show ending, the franchise is a massive cash cow for BBCW and losing the flagship show would be a massive dent in that, particularly as none of the export copies have anywhere near the same clout.
>> No. 18915 Anonymous
11th March 2015
Wednesday 11:43 am
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>>18913
Same thing that forced Channel 5 to use a different title when they revived it. BBC Worldwide own the name and the current format.
>> No. 18916 Anonymous
11th March 2015
Wednesday 12:00 pm
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Has no one else remarked on the fact that he looks like he should be sat outside a Ladbrokes in a stained parka nursing a 2L of Frosty Jack's?
>> No. 18917 Anonymous
11th March 2015
Wednesday 12:03 pm
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>>18914
Then if there has been a case of Clarkson losing his rag and punching a colleague, that should be grounds for a dismissal on grounds of gross misconduct, unless the guy doesn't push for it and decides to settle for a payout if offered instead.

I take it there are quite a few people at the BBC who really don't want to see the back of the show simply for the reason it rakes in loads of money, despite maybe not really liking it themselves, so they will probably be trying to mediate and settle this the best way they can that keeps the milk on coming.
>> No. 18918 Anonymous
11th March 2015
Wednesday 12:17 pm
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>>18916
Yes, >>18897 and >>18900 both did that already, albeit with fewer words. Which I prefer.
>> No. 18919 Anonymous
11th March 2015
Wednesday 12:38 pm
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Broken Britain. People care more about the fate of Clarkson and Top Gear than the fate of the NHS or what's happening to the most vulnerable members of our society.
>> No. 18920 Anonymous
11th March 2015
Wednesday 12:42 pm
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>>18919

>what's happening to the most vulnerable members of our society.

Do you really think this man >>18884, if we dare even imbue him with the responsibility of such a meagre title, is capable of finding work outside of being a full time Alan Partridge-a-like?
>> No. 18921 Anonymous
11th March 2015
Wednesday 12:57 pm
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Elsewhere, I've heard words to the effect of "he's not actually a massive bellend, he just plays one on TV". At this stage we're still not sure what happened. His people are apparently denying it, and the three of them are unexpectedly blasé about the whole thing. Bear in mind that when Clarkson was hit in the face with a cream cake, his response was to congratulate the thrower on a good shot. If he has lashed out in anger, someone must have hit a very raw nerve.

If I were a cynical fucker, I'd suggest they were finding an excuse to clear the schedule for something, probably Comic Relief related or possibly this secret interview thing they're thought to be doing with the PM.
>> No. 18922 Anonymous
11th March 2015
Wednesday 1:02 pm
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>>18920

Very droll.

This whole issue points to the fragility of the BBC's finances. Clarkson no longer owns any rights to the format (having sold his stake to BBC Worldwide), but Top Gear could struggle to survive his departure, leaving a huge hole in the budget at a time the BBC can ill afford. The international rights for Top Gear are worth over £150m, but the merchandise rights could be worth as much again. When you consider that axing BBC Three will only net savings of £60m, the implications for services could be striking.
>> No. 18923 Anonymous
11th March 2015
Wednesday 1:03 pm
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>>18921

He did once punch Piers Morgan, but that's hardly an indictment.
>> No. 18924 Anonymous
11th March 2015
Wednesday 1:05 pm
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>>18923
Quite. I'd be wary of any person who when placed in a room with Piers Moron doesn't punch him.
>> No. 18925 Anonymous
11th March 2015
Wednesday 1:09 pm
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>>18921
I think the Mirror said that the producer had failed to lay on food after a long day's filming. If you're very hungry and expecting someone to have provided food for you then it's understandable to go off on one.
>> No. 18927 Anonymous
11th March 2015
Wednesday 3:22 pm
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>>18922

BBC Contingency plans regarding Top Gear Post-Clarkson Departure

A: Hire cassetteboy to create new episodes featuring Clarkson by mashing up old ones. Then the only expense would be filming new exteriors of the cars driving about or whatever.

B: Get the old (probably unemployed) Tomorrow's World wonks to steal the Clarkson waxwork from the Blackpool Mme. Tussaud's, reanimate it using the latest in cutting edge animatronic technology and continue filming with Jemmyclarkbot. The only foreseeable problem with this plan is whether or not the waxwork might start to melt under the hot studio lights.

The international audience for Top Gear has already self-selected as being dim, so I reckon that either strategy would allow them to produce Top Gear indefinitely without anyone catching on.

Given the range and diversity of jokes featured on the show, one wonders whether this might not be going on already.
>> No. 18928 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 2:03 am
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>>18925
Would you punch a co-worker over a ham and cucumber sandwich though?
>> No. 18929 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 2:19 am
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The petition to reinstate him is at 630,000. In twenty four hours. This is what people will get motivated about. The fuck lads. It makes me want to put a gun to my head.
>> No. 18930 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 3:04 am
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>>18918
Only one of those did, and "hobo" is a filthy Americanism so that doesn't count either. Get out of my pub.
>> No. 18931 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 4:54 am
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>>18929
Welcome to the modern world, where all our problems have been solved and people agonise over nothing.
>> No. 18932 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 7:44 am
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If you attempt to punch someone you work with then you get fired. Where do you go from there, logically speaking, I mean, to convince yourself that this is some kind of BBC hit job?

I'm completely mind freaked by the amount of people who are a-okay with the idea of hitting people you work with because you didn't get your fucking din-dins.
>> No. 18933 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 7:58 am
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>>18932
I'm completely 'mind freaked' about people who make judgements about vast numbers of people becausehe happened to believe something he read on buzzfeed or facebook or whatever.
>> No. 18934 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 8:04 am
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>>18932
He's a celebrity, the normal rules don't apply. Especially when you're going to be the future Prime Minister - even Cameron has stepped in to defend Jezza.
>> No. 18935 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 8:09 am
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>>18933

Everything you just said is incorrect.
>> No. 18936 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 9:20 am
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>>18932
>I'm completely mind freaked by the amount of people who are a-okay with the idea of hitting people you work with because you didn't get your fucking din-dins.
If it's good enough for the wife, it's good enough for someone who's getting paid to do it.

Less facetiously, we still don't know the details of what happened. There's also some validity to the complaints - by suspending him and the programme, the BBC are punishing their audience as well as him, and people are understandably annoyed at that. It also doesn't help that at a time when the BBC's finances are strained they will face compensation claims in the millions from their overseas broadcast partners for failing to furnish the programme on time. I would think it reasonable to assume that the producer himself now has his head on the block, since if you're not at C-level you don't generally lose your employer millions and still get to keep your job, especailly when public money is involved. Bit of a bummer if he was actually a victim, but that's how it goes.
>> No. 18937 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 10:58 am
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>>18936
I get the feeling you really want to ask "Why the fuck should the BBC lose out because one person acted like a petulant little shit?".
The BBC should have zero tolerance to any kind of abuse, no matter how big or important the star is perceived to be, just look at ARE JIM'LL and consider that the worst case scenario for letting people do questionable things unopposed. In the long run, that is of more damage to the BBC.
>> No. 18938 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 11:52 am
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>>18937
I feel like this picture really captures his target audience though.

Don't ban me, this exact picture was used a few weeks ago. christ.
>> No. 18939 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 12:00 pm
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>>18938
The image was clearly made by a complete fucking moron, though.
>> No. 18940 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 12:12 pm
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https://www.youtube.com/v/qo85xMi8imY

If James May was there when fracasgate happened and was drunk, it begs the question: "Was Jeremy Clarkson also drunk when he tried to hit that lad?"

How could there be booze but no food?

I guess we shall have to wait until the Crimewatch reconstruction to get a better idea of what happened.
>> No. 18941 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 12:15 pm
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>>18940

Haha. Apparently the producer did lay on food, but it was a 'cold plate'. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

What a diva.
>> No. 18943 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 2:00 pm
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>>18940
> How could there be booze but no food?
Thank god I didn't go into accountancy
>> No. 18944 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 2:02 pm
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I just read Richard Littlejon's piece about this, then I read the comments, and now I'm having a nurse type this for me.
>> No. 18945 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 2:07 pm
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>>18944
Yeah, try not to read Littlejohn. I can only imagine it was something like 'The eskimos are happy that Clarkson is gone, but where were they when Jimmy Savile was abusing kids?'.
>> No. 18946 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 2:14 pm
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>>18939
Whats the matter now nandoslad?
>> No. 18947 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 2:19 pm
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>> No. 18948 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 2:38 pm
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My facebook feed today basically goes "JEREMY CLARKSON IS RACIST AND HOMOPHOBIC, WHY DO PEOPLE CLICK LIKE ON PICTURES ABOUT HIM HIM BUT NOT ON PICTURES OF WORLD HUNGER OR FANNY CUTTING" ad nauseum.

I mean, I understand the sentiment, I really do. But fuck me.

For a start, he's neither a racist nor homophobic, as a person. He's a clown (and clown is the right word- Not a comic, not an actor, a clown. That thing about the "slope on the bridge"? A thoroughly modern version of having a cream pie to the face.) and his entire shtick is to play on exactly that touchy middle class PC-sensibility. He may or may not be to your taste, you can dismiss him as a bufoon or you can praise him as a clever satire, that's your prerogative. Lets put the actual person aside.

Is it really so offensive that people are signing a petition about someone they like? And is it really hard to accept that more people care about Jeremy Clarkson than care about lefty-cause-of-the-week-whatever? I mean I will grant you, it's a pretty damning comment about the human race, but seriously, that's not news. If Clarksongate and his fucking online petition is what finally opened your eyes to how broken most people's priorities are, you are a hopelessly naive twat.

But here's what really boils my piss. Maybe the reason nobody signed your online petition to give African children free wooly hats, is because online petitions are fucking useless in the real world. Name me one online petition that worked, on a relatable, national level. There aren't any. Cameron is still selling the NHS, we're still bombing the desert folk and no amount of signatures is ever going to change it.

Bringing back everyone's favourite TV presenter? Just a fucking bit more achievable.
>> No. 18949 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 2:47 pm
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>>18948
>his entire shtick is to play on exactly that touchy middle class PC-sensibility
Making bigoted comments purely to annoy the sour-faced dykes at the Guardian doesn't somehow stop them being bigoted comments. It's not The Pub Landlord-esque satire he's doing here.

>Is it really so offensive that people are signing a petition about someone they like?
No. It's offensive that they're signing a petition in support of someone who has allegedly committed assault, however.
>> No. 18950 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 2:50 pm
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>>18948
An online petition saved Whitley Bay ice rink. I signed it and everything, dead chuffed.
>> No. 18951 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 3:05 pm
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>>18949

Allegedly is the keyword, I think.

Now, I've witnessed enough fights outside pubs in my time to know that it's probably over something stupid and neither side is entirely in the right. What usually happens is for both sides to sit on the nearest pavement and hug each other and say they didn't mean it, and neither of them will remember any of it in the morning- Except that in this case we're dealing with a celebrity, a producer, and the vast hordes of the Twatterati.

I think what's getting my back up is how self-righteous that lot are acting, as if they've never lost their temper at someone before. It happens, especially when alcohol is involved, as we can presume it was.

What one has to understand is that when it comes to low-brow media, the audience don't particularly care what an entertainer does outside of that particular source of entertainment. Part of this is undeniably a patronising elitism over the perceived sort of building, plumbing, van driving peasants who enjoy Top Gear. But here's the thing. Clarkson could be the reincarnation of Josef fucking Mengele, and the majority of his audience wouldn't give a shit. They just want to watch their car program, that one hour of television that brings them happiness on a weekly basis, in an otherwise miserable existence.

I don't know why I'm even taking sides in this debate, because I really don't particularly care either way. I think I just hate the social media faux-liberal smug cunts more than anything.
>> No. 18952 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 3:19 pm
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>>18951
>They just want to watch their car program

I don't think people watch Top Gear because they actually care about cars. I know plenty of people, twats admittedly, who enjoy it and have never expressed an interest in cars outside of the show. It'd be like saying people enjoy watching X Factor because they enjoy music rather than wanting to watch this year's batch of the mentally ill making fools of themselves for prime time telly.
>> No. 18953 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 3:30 pm
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>>18951
I think you're more patronising about the audience of Top Gear than the people you set out to decry.
>> No. 18954 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 3:33 pm
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>>18949
Until the allegations are proved either way, that's all they are.
>> No. 18955 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 4:01 pm
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>>18951

>What one has to understand is that when it comes to low-brow media, the audience don't particularly care what an entertainer does outside of that particular source of entertainment.

The "low-brow" qualifier is unnecessary, and arguably makes the statement less accurate. Plenty of people love the works of Wagner, in spite of their abhorrence at his Nazi ideology. The careers of Woody Allen and Roman Polanski have been relatively unharmed by their blatant noncery. IMO the "cultural elite" are far more ready to separate the merit of creative works from the morality of their creators.
>> No. 18956 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 4:03 pm
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>>18955

So the middle classes are the only pretentious twats who do care about it?

That suits my worldview even better, cheers.
>> No. 18957 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 4:24 pm
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>>18949
>No. It's offensive that they're signing a petition in support of someone who has allegedly committed assault, however.

So nobody should have supported Julian Assange because he allegedly raped someone right?
>> No. 18958 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 4:30 pm
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How is this even happening?

If he's punched/attempted to punch someone he works with he ought to be fired. If not, carry on as usual.

Christ, you people are either simple or profoundly mentally ill, either way you're twice as annoying as a hemorrhagic fever.
>> No. 18959 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 4:41 pm
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>>18958
That's what the suspension and investigation are for, you dense nonce.
>> No. 18960 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 4:47 pm
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>>18959

>That's what the suspension and investigation are for, you dense nonce.

What does that have to do with anything I just said?
>> No. 18961 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 5:10 pm
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>>18960
>If he's punched/attempted to punch someone he works with he ought to be fired.
>> No. 18962 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 5:41 pm
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>>18961

And now the rest...

The viewpoint I offered was only disagreeable to a very specific kind of idiot, that doesn't mean you, yet.
>> No. 18963 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 6:35 pm
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>>18940
He looks more red-faced than Jezza, I'm expecting Hammond to have turned into a radish...
>> No. 18964 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 7:41 pm
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>>18963

What do you mean "turned into"?
>> No. 18965 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 9:07 pm
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>>18954
What's your point?
>> No. 18966 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 10:30 pm
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>> No. 18967 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 11:20 pm
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>>18965
Not him, but you appear to be presuming he's guilty:
>It's offensive that they're signing a petition in support of someone who has allegedly committed assault
>> No. 18968 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 11:22 pm
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>>18884

He really does look like a Yorkshire lad, does ARE Jezza.
>> No. 18969 Anonymous
12th March 2015
Thursday 11:56 pm
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>>18967
Not him but he pretty fucking clearly is. Nobody on a decent wage fibs about getting punched in front of witnesses. He sounds like a bullying cunt.
>> No. 18970 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 12:01 am
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>>18969
>Not him but he pretty fucking clearly is.
We bow down to your superior intimate knowledge of the events in the hotel last week.
>> No. 18971 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 12:03 am
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>>18970
That's not an appropriate use of the word 'intimate', you tiresome fanboy twat.
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13th March 2015
Friday 12:10 am
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>>18971
ARE SUSIE's less well-paid colleagues in Oxford would seem to think it is.
>> No. 18973 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 12:19 am
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>>18969

Nobody who gets punched in the face in front of witnesses ever says what they did to provoke said punching, either. Not saying he was asking for it, which he fucking clearly was, but he sounds like a slimy little toad.

(to save on giving you a thorough WHOOSHing later, this post was made in facetiousness to demonstrate the immaturity of your argument)
>> No. 18975 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 12:34 am
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>>18967
No I'm not. The ink was still wet from Clarkson's suspension pending investigation when the signatories to the petition began to flood in and didn't stop. There is no presumption of anything here: these people apparently think whether or not he really did assault someone is irrelevant with regards to his presence on television, and that's disgusting. It's indicative of the kind of fan Clarkson has, and that there are hundreds of thousands of these bully-enablers is chilling.
>> No. 18976 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 12:36 am
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>>18884
I'm going to miss the show and Clarkson's antics. I don't know why everyone is so easily offended by him.
>> No. 18977 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 12:50 am
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To all the upper-middle-class cunts having a teary, what's so "out of this world" about hitting someone?

Sometimes I wish I were brought up in a bubble. To keep my childish innocence for all these years... I would have loved it.
>> No. 18978 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 12:54 am
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>>18975
> bully-enablers

Have a fucking word with yourself lad.
>> No. 18979 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 1:05 am
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>>18978
Nope. I searched my vocabulary for the right term, typed that out, re-read it, wondered if it sounded ridiculous, and then posted it anyway. Because that is exactly what this is. Ignoring, condoning, enabling bullying.

And there is no doubt about it that Clarkson is a bully. His entire chequered history is based on the personality type of a bully. His arrogance is monumental. He continuously tries to get away with shocking and outrageous acts. He doesn't know how to be contrite.He couldn't even apologise properly for saying nigger out loud, he just made a load of excuses. This is not a man who should be one of the most popular in Britain.
>> No. 18980 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 2:45 am
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>>18979

Erm, no lad, he hit someone. That's not the same as bullying.

I distinctly remember a defining moment in my early childhood when a friend I had made that day whilst playing out introduced me to another of his friends. This other friend's first reaction upon meeting me was a swift punch to the stomach. Shocked and traumatised, I ran home in tears. Upon hearing the story of this lad hitting me for no reason, my mum and grandmother both replied, nearly in unison, "Well why didn't you hit him back?"

Now, I'm by no means a violent person, and I can count on one hand the number of times that I've genuinely had to defend myself. But it seems to me the people who are most outraged by this (and indeed the producer himself) are people so sheltered as to never have experienced a moment like that themselves, and so never came to the conclusion that it encourages.

... Either that, or he knew he had it coming. Clarkson is a simpleton and a bit of a dickhead I am sure, but I'm sure he knows that more bad press is the last thing he needs. Thus I am fairly confident he was provoked in some way.

Naturally, this is why there will be an enquiry, and until then this entire thread is just hot air.
>> No. 18981 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 7:11 am
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>>18975
>these people apparently think whether or not he really did assault someone is irrelevant with regards to his presence on television

Well it is. It has no bearing on the output of the quality of Top Gear what he gets up to off screen.

Grimes is one or my favourite musicians, from what I've read she's up her own arse and a bit of a twat, but that doesn't mean I'm going to stop listening to her because I don't give a fuck about what she gets up to in her personal life. Likewise if Dr Lucy Worsley spent her spare time tripping up pensioners when no one else was looking I'd still watch her shows on BBC4 because they're interesting.

You sound like one of those sad saps who genuinely believes footballers are role models and kids are going to go around biting each other because Suarez did it, beating up DJs because Gerrard did it or shagging their brother's wife because Giggsy did it. You need to stop buying in to the cult of celebrity and thinking you need to know what is going on in their personal lives just because they're in the spotlight. It's incredibly tiresome.
>> No. 18982 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 7:37 am
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>>18973
>But Miss, he started it!

Pathetic.
>> No. 18983 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 7:45 am
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>>18980
Sounds like you need to talk to someone, lad, clearly you've been traumatised into thinking punching people is OK because you got punched as a youngun. What the fuck dude.
>> No. 18984 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 8:07 am
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>>18980

Similar experience happened to me when I went to college, in the first week a guy I never met before came up to me and on introduction twisted my nipple hard, I instantly grabbed him by the throat pushing him backwards over a knee high wall he tumbled to the floor as I pinned him there by his neck.

He the had the nerve to cry and complain like it was a somehow uncalled for reaction. Cunt needed to learn that his actions have consequences.

>>18983

no he isn't you have to understand that despite the bullshit you were probably taught violence can be an appropriate reaction (frequently to inappropriate violence). it is no good standing around when shit kicks off letting the worst scenario happen, I've got myself in hairy situations plenty of times before (restraining people for bouncers or getting in-between 2 groups of strangers who are about to kick off) because it was the right thing to do. Saying violence is always wrong is a convenient justification for cowardice.
>> No. 18985 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 8:11 am
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>>18984
Workplace violence because you're upset with the sandwiches is always wrong. This wasn't a fucking life or death situation, just a bullying rich twat making someone else feel small,
>> No. 18986 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 8:38 am
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>>18985

I agree that is probably an inapproriate time, though hypothetically if someone kept (for banter, or out of malice) putting peanut butter in them and I had a nut allergy I would see the logic in it.

I wasn't disputing that that is inapporiate behaviour. I was disputing the 'violance is never justified' style point that >>18983 made.
>> No. 18987 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 8:44 am
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>>18983
Sticking up for yourself and fighting back against those trying to bully you and push you around is the mark of a true scoundrel.
>> No. 18988 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 9:25 am
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>>18987
Are you still living in your childhood? In adulthood, in this country, you're setting yourself up for losing your job and letting off that you're an unstable neanderthal if your immediate reaction to anything non health threatening is to punch someone.

Maybe this is what life is like in the more deprived bits of this country, but not in a BBC studio full of overpaid middle class types.
>> No. 18990 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 10:07 am
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>>18988

>unstable Neanderthal if your immediate reaction to anything non health threatening is to punch someone.

You straw-manned him good there, from saying 'you shouldn't be afraid defend yourself from an attack' to 'it is okay to instantly uncontrollably attack someone if they don't agree with you', good job, I don't think anyone noticed.
>> No. 18991 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 10:35 am
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A quick one; If someone attacked me at work for whatever reason, be it just disliking me - and I don't fight back - do I get into the holy grail of lawsuits against them? Or do they get a mere slap on the wrist?
>> No. 18992 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 10:36 am
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>>18975
>There is no presumption of anything here
Apart from the obvious "but it's awful they're supporting an alleged X" which implicit assumes that the allegations are true.
>> No. 18993 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 10:40 am
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>>18990
>straw man

That's fucking rich, since none of this has anything to do with 'defending yourself' anyway.


>A quick one; If someone attacked me at work for whatever reason, be it just disliking me - and I don't fight back - do I get into the holy grail of lawsuits against them?

You get to take them to the cleaners. They've committed an assault. It's infinitely more worthwhile to ruin the attacker's life with a criminal record and mark of Cain than sink to their level with a hissy bitch fight.
>> No. 18994 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 10:41 am
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>>18991
You get the lawsuit, but you also get the shame of running crying to a court room like some Premier League footballer trying to pull a ref's pants down to fellate him into awarding the other fella a red card. If you want, though, your demonstration of getting erections over taking people to court entitles you for American citizenship with immediate effect, so you can go and live over there and sue the local government when you stub your toe on a kerb.
>> No. 18995 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 10:42 am
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>>18991
Your employer has a duty of care towards you, so you likely would have a case there, though if you weren't entirely innocent the employer could argue contributory negligence. It may be difficult to work with that person, so potentially if they didn't separate the two of you then you could leave and claim constructive dismissal.
>> No. 18996 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 10:44 am
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>>18994
Careful, edges, word, etc.
>> No. 18997 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 10:46 am
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>>18994
Just come out and condemn everyone for being middle class and not shitting themselves on a night bus like a PROPER WERKIN CLASS #LAD already.
>> No. 18998 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 11:45 am
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>>18994

Honestly? I hate to sound like a tumblrite, but victim blaming is fairly pathetic. If someone assaults me, and given the circumstances where it was unprovoked, and they've had it in for me - then I will certainly use the full extent of the law to wipe out any credibility they might have with a criminal record. Who's fucking business is it with how I decide to proceed with legal issues? This "grow a pair" mentality is boring and tiresome.
>> No. 18999 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 11:48 am
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>>18998

The whole point of it is to pressure people into not reporting stuff, so it can go on unabated.

That's literally it.
>> No. 19000 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 11:58 am
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>>18998
He just thinks it silly to sue if they CANT HANDLE DA BANTZ. I'm sure there's a convenient cliff for him to jump off somewhere.
>> No. 19001 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 12:09 pm
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There's been more posts in this thread over the past three days than anything else on .gs, probably the most posts in any thread over a three day period on this site in quite a while.

You lot need to sort yourselves out. I can understand plankton on Facebook and society at large, but not you lot. I thought better of you. Bloody Clarkson wankfest.
>> No. 19002 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 12:12 pm
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>>18999>>19000

Exactly that "can't handle the banter", it's such a convenient way of instilling children not to report bullying, and then later in life they have the fear they'll be mocked or made out to be "poofs" or whatever. I would love to smash my opponents face with a cinderblock, but it just doesn't work that way.
We don't live on a movie set, there will be no "after-school showdown", you won't beat your bully into submission, and neither will your crush appear out of nowhere and stand in awe of you MANLINESS. Such facile, childish fantasies.
>> No. 19003 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 12:21 pm
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>>19001
That'll be because some numpty banned an entire mobile network because some cunt posted a frog. Appears to be at least a /20.
>> No. 19004 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 12:55 pm
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So apparently Clarkson himself told BBC management about the 'fracas'. The plot thickens.

http://www.theguardian.com/media/2015/mar/12/jeremy-clarkson-bbc-bosses-fracas-top-gear-suspension
>> No. 19005 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 1:09 pm
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>>19002

>I would love to smash my opponents face with a cinderblock, but it just doesn't work that way.

It can and does work that way though mate, you were just one of the kids who took the advice of "come and tell a teacher straight away" when you were younger. Clarkson was evidently one of the kids who's mum asked him "Why didn't you hit him back."

Looking at it from an ethical standpoint both of these responses are valid in their own relative moral frameworks. There is also truth to the class argument; I often get the feeling this place is heavily skewed towards middle class educated liberal views so I feel myself having to at least play devil's advocate on the part of the more "common" Briton's views. Whereas you see it as thuggish and immature to resort to violence, the other side would argue that taking a person to court and "cleaning up" as one person put it represents a slimy, scheming type of personality.

I recall an incident from when I worked in a shop, and I had this manager who was an utter tosser towards customers. I might have told the story before. Everything he said was in the most smug and arrogant tone, to anybody, and we always said it'd be a matter of time 'til someone lost their temper ans assaulted him. Eventually, he refused a refund to the wrong chap, who barged round the counter and laid into him. Now, we got the police in and everything, we had CCTV showing it, so if he wanted he could have pressed charges and everything. But the fact of the matter is this- He WAS asking for it. I don't mean that as a justification of the customer's actions, because they weren't- I mean that the manager really should have learned sooner in life, that not everybody tolerates being talked to like a cunt.

Let me put it to you, anti-Clarksons of this thread, how much of a cunt would someone have to be to you before you hit them? If you wouldn't consider violence as a course of action, then ask yourself this- Would you use other means to enact some form of retaliation/reprisal? I highly doubt that most of you are daoist masters of wu-wei, so I'm sure you would take some course of action- It's just not as blunt and direct as a fist connecting with his face. Maybe you'd start interfering with their lunch in the canteen fridge, or spread some form of rumour about them. Fundamentally, you character is not different, it is just that your upbringing has conditioned you to take a more subtle role in resolving conflict. You see that as an advantage, whereas the other side sees the more direct confrontation as beneficial. There is room and, indeed, requirement for both personality types in order for our society to function effectively.
>> No. 19006 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 1:13 pm
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>>19004
I've lost count of the number of Graun articles on this. They're having a field day.

There's another one by a family staying at the hotel who witnessed it. They said there was lots of swearing and Clarkson threatening to have the producer sacked but no mention of any punches.
>> No. 19007 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 1:32 pm
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>>19005
>Let me put it to you, anti-Clarksons of this thread, how much of a cunt would someone have to be to you before you hit them?
I've not been posting in this thread but I guess I'm "anti-Clarkson" in that I think that if he's punched someone on the job he should be sacked. To answer your question, I've never hit anyone in anger in my adult life. I don't have much of a temper, and when I've been attacked I don't hit back - I've pushed them away and walked off or otherwise avoided the confrontation. This doesn't feel like a choice on my part, I just don't want anything to do with violence and will avoid it if I can. Someone being a mouthy cunt is never sufficient to provoke me to physical violence.

That said, if anyone ever attacked a member of my family I know I'd jump in without a second thought, so I don't consider myself a pacifist.
>> No. 19008 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 1:33 pm
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>>19007
Also, no, if someone was being a cunt to me I wouldn't mess with their food or spread gossip, fuck's sake. I may be a "coward" or whatever but I'm not a petty one.
>> No. 19009 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 1:47 pm
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>>19005
>Let me put it to you, anti-Clarksons of this thread, how much of a cunt would someone have to be to you before you hit them?

I see, and yes - I fully agree with much of what you're saying. Sometimes there is nothing sweeter than physical justice being dished out on a deserving cunt. I don't do it for 2 reasons;

1) I'm not physically intimidating, I'm a bespectacled 6'2'', slim lad with no obvious bulging muscles or whatever. So the mere act of aggression towards some meathead would result in a proper beating.
2) I don't want to get on the wrong side of the law. Contrary to what might have happened, the situation can swing against your favour and you may risk the same, if not worse, repercussions. No mouthy cunt, not matter how bad is going to let me do that.

I have had the chance of fucking with people's work, food, etc. But I don't. I can't let myself stoop to that level, as if I do slip and let it happen - then it's only fair game for that to happen to me.
>> No. 19010 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 2:14 pm
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>>19007

As a weedy intellectual, I'm always amazed at how rarely people get punched in the face.

Clever people have an ability that should really be viewed as a kind of sinister magic. Just by uttering the right words, we can convince other people to do what we want them to do; What's more, we can convince them that it was their idea in the first place. Eloquent people can persuade and cajole and connive, they can deceive and dissemble. Think about what an extraordinary change that was in our evolution - the leaders of our tribes are not the biggest and strongest, but the most cunning. Somewhere in our distant past, some palaeolithic man said "Don't kill me and take my meat, or the animal spirits will curse your hunting and the water spirits will sicken you.". With that, the power balance within our species was irrevocably changed.

The Sarah Palins and Richard Littlejohns of the world are in a sense absolutely correct - intellectuals should be disregarded and shunned, because our powers of manipulation are so subtly dangerous. Trying to engage in a reasoned debate against someone with a classical education is like getting in the ring with a prizefighter. You're going onto their territory and playing by their rules, and it's not going to end well for you. Why the hell should you? Slander me, shun me, kick my fucking teeth in, you'd be a fool not to.
>> No. 19011 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 3:22 pm
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>>19010

I know you're probably not being totally serious, but to respond to this anyway:

Going on what I know about anthropology and human evolution, our faculties came about in large part as a result of co-operative living, following herd animals and eventually establishing agriculture. Language is a relatively recent and remarkably sudden development, and I've not read any literature that suggests there were more gifted members of paleolithic man who would use it to deceive others.

When more sophisticated forms of mythology, folklore and other cultures were developing, their primary purpose was to explain natural phenomena, and I'd argue any power shift that occurred was incidental. Power structures rose much later due to environmental advantage and deliberate oppression rather than any one type of individual having a natural aptitude for manipulation. While plenty of ancient societies had political intrigue and complex social orders, a lot of history doesn't fit very well into that model of an intellectual elite ruling over others; take the fact that nomadic raiding continued well into the Middle Ages, or the various systems of power based on hereditary rule. Most would probably peg the start of modern political cuntery and manipulation more around the time of Machiavelli and the development of the city-state, but again I'd stress that this was more due to the way complex societies have to develop than any innate power struggle between two types of temperament.

I also don't think there's as sharp a gap between intellectuals and non-intellectuals as you suggest. Cognitively, we are all far more alike than we are distinct, and I believe that the differences between Richard Littlejohn and Noam Chomsky are mainly cultural. Most statistical studies I've seen indicate that violent behaviour is more about background, socioeconomic status and education/participation in society than it is about any meaningful, measurable difference in intelligence.

As for why educated people don't get punched more by non-educated people, I think it is because non-educated people are aware that this difference is mainly based in what I've described above, and belonging to a different section of society doesn't mean people see their views as invalid, and so they will argue rather than lash out. One final observation I'd like to add is that even educated people are susceptible to manipulation, and developing an independent mind is not necessarily the same thing as fitting into educational institutions.
>> No. 19012 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 4:02 pm
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>>19011
I think you'll find that the Viking hordes raped and pillaged our shores thanks to their enhanced skills at bamboozling rather than their big pointy swords and battleaxes.
>> No. 19013 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 4:18 pm
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>>19012

Violence is also a big part of our heritage, but emphasising that too much also risks leading us to a 'might makes right' view of history, or worse, some warped form of evolutionary theory applied to human culture, which I also disagree with outright.
>> No. 19014 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 4:37 pm
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>>18955
Wagner died in 1883, way before the Nazis were a thing. Hitler liked Wagner's operas, which is where the Wagner-Nazi association came from.
>> No. 19015 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 4:42 pm
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>>19003
I am froglad, and I apologise to you on the numpty's behalf. They seemed to have missed this when they unbanned me. I was trying to reply to this thread on my mobile this morning too, very frustrating.
>> No. 19016 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 6:09 pm
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>>19014

Wagner was virulently anti-Semitic, and strongly suspected of being an Aryanist.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Das_Judenthum_in_der_Musik
>> No. 19017 Anonymous
13th March 2015
Friday 7:27 pm
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>>19013
But might does make right.
>> No. 19018 Anonymous
14th March 2015
Saturday 7:10 pm
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AND ON THAT BOMBSHELL........
>> No. 19019 Anonymous
14th March 2015
Saturday 7:28 pm
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>>19018

What can't speak can't lie.
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14th March 2015
Saturday 7:54 pm
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>> No. 19021 Anonymous
14th March 2015
Saturday 7:56 pm
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>>19018

Did he die now or something?

>>19020

LOL LEARNING DIFFICULTIES RIGHT!!!
>> No. 19022 Anonymous
14th March 2015
Saturday 8:16 pm
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>>19021

Spaz.
>> No. 19023 Anonymous
14th March 2015
Saturday 9:21 pm
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>>19018

I really thought that was Farage when I first saw it. I hadn't even noticed a resemblance before.
>> No. 19024 Anonymous
14th March 2015
Saturday 9:24 pm
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>>19023
I think I make this expression about twice a year, yet I see pictures of politicians doing it all the time. Is it because I'm not middle aged or something?
>> No. 19025 Anonymous
14th March 2015
Saturday 9:34 pm
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>>19024

They do it when they've been up to something naughty.
>> No. 19026 Anonymous
14th March 2015
Saturday 9:55 pm
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>>19025
No no that's the Not-A-Smile. That's what Farage is performing on the left. I'm specifically referring to Clarkson's Frown. It's different because it's not a natural expression, you have to actively pull the corners of your mouth down. Which is why I'm baffled I see it so much. They must know they'll be photographed and then that will be the picture used whenever they're involved in a negative story.
>> No. 19027 Anonymous
14th March 2015
Saturday 11:11 pm
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>>19026

I think it's the middle-aged equivalent of "whatevs m8".
>> No. 19029 Anonymous
15th March 2015
Sunday 10:33 pm
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>>19028
Riveting tale, bruv.
>> No. 19030 Anonymous
15th March 2015
Sunday 10:48 pm
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>>19015o
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I don't care who he punched or why. I'd be surprised if most bbc employees haven't punched someone.

I just don't care, just give me my fucking telly.
>> No. 19031 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 2:54 pm
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https://www.change.org/p/bbc-hire-alan-partridge-for-top-gear
>> No. 19032 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 2:58 pm
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>>19031

I wonder if Coogan would actually do Top Gear. Not as Partridge, obviously. But he's a car bloke, isn't he?
>> No. 19033 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 2:59 pm
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>>19032
Coogan got really fucked off when they started taking the piss out of Mexicans, so if they would just expect him to pick up where Clarkson left off, I doubt it.
>> No. 19034 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 3:02 pm
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>>19032
>>19033
For anyone interested, here's his rant about why he's funny and Clarkson isn't. http://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2011/feb/05/top-gear-offensive-steve-coogan
>> No. 19035 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 3:10 pm
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>>19034
And remember lads, because he ended his article with a reference to Clarkson et al. being role models, you can safely disregard the rest of what he has to say, because only idiots and fools think celebrities are role models!
>> No. 19036 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 4:06 pm
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>>19033

I'm sure if the beeb do get rid of ARE CLARKO, they'll be happy to replace him with someone who's far more likely to write a Guardian column than start a race row.
>> No. 19037 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 4:15 pm
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Steve Coogan's a fucking twat. That's all I have to say about that.
>> No. 19038 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 4:20 pm
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>>19036
Doesn't that basically leave us with Islamic hate preachers, twats and feminists?
>> No. 19039 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 4:25 pm
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>>19034
>The Beeb's hand-wringing suggested tolerance of casual racism, arguably the most sinister kind. It's easy to spot the ones with the burning crosses. Besides, there is not a shred of truth in Top Gear's "comic" stereotype. I can tell you from my own experience, living in the US, Mexicans work themselves to the bone doing all the dirty thankless jobs that the white middle-class natives won't do.

EMIGRANT WORKERS PURSUE EMPLOYMENT SHOCKER.
>> No. 19040 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 4:39 pm
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>>19038

I'd pay a great deal of money to watch Hammond, May, and Abu Hamza navigate Kuwait to Iraq on Highway 80 in three old 4x4s with knobs drawn on them.
>> No. 19041 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 5:50 pm
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Everybody is making this about Jeremy Clarkson punching another person, but actually it's about ethics in vehicular journalism.
>> No. 19042 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 5:55 pm
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>>19041
Geargate?
>> No. 19043 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 6:06 pm
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>The BBC Trust has rejected a complaint about the use of the term "pikey" in an episode of Top Gear.

>Travellers' groups complained the term was racist, but the BBC said that, in this instance, it merely meant "cheap".

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-31922773

This is all part of the plan to appease Clarkson supporters. Before the end of the week they'll allow wog, half-caste, spazz, chingaling and Paki bastard to be said on screen.
>> No. 19044 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 6:33 pm
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>>19042
I read that as Queergate. I think I need glasses and bumming.
>> No. 19045 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 6:54 pm
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>>19041
Any time now someone will probably defend their role in the affair by pointing out that technically they're not journalists and never really claimed to be.
>> No. 19046 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 7:03 pm
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If only the producer had provided a cheeky Nandos for everyone.
>> No. 19047 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 7:10 pm
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>>19043

My ears are burning.
>> No. 19049 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 7:24 pm
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>>19041
Technically, they're not journalists and never really claimed to be. Stop having a teary and let us watch our show.
>> No. 19050 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 8:01 pm
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Jesus christ, it's one thing to be the kind of tapas-eating bellend who cringes and gets uncomfortable when you hear someone use a word like paki, because fair play, people who say paki are probably racist.

But having your delicate middle class sensitivities tickled by calling pikeys fucking pikeys is just too far. Frankly if you're the sort of person who actively stands up for gypo scum then I would like to see you executed by ISIS.
>> No. 19051 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 8:03 pm
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>>19050
They tend to be the professionally offended rent-a-mob twats.
>> No. 19052 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 10:33 pm
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>>19050
How ironic to hear a pikey demand the freedom to call people pikeys.
>> No. 19055 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 10:43 pm
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>>19052
Lad. Everyone knows the correct terminology is "gypo".
>> No. 19056 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 10:53 pm
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>>19050 >>19052 >>19055
We actually have a caravan dweller pikeylad of our own here on .gs. He posted proof a few years back.
>> No. 19057 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 11:06 pm
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>>19056

he's probably moved on by now.

My coat, please.
>> No. 19058 Anonymous
17th March 2015
Tuesday 11:53 pm
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>>19056

I knew an interesting fellow a couple of years back who was a pikey by blood, but had been trying to "go straight" by getting a house, a normal job, and even paying tax. Apparently this had earned him considerable ire from "the community", and he'd pretty much had to surrender his children over to the family when they came of age in exchange for peaceful existence.

It was dead interesting hearing him talk about all their frankly bizarre traditions and lifestyle. I can honestly see why he wanted to give it up though, it's not what you'd call 21st century living. It barely edges into the 20th.
>> No. 19068 Anonymous
19th March 2015
Thursday 6:54 am
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>Top Gear could have continued while Jeremy Clarkson was suspended – but James May and Richard Hammond refused to do the show without him.

http://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/top-gears-richard-hammond-james-5360997

It's over.
>> No. 19070 Anonymous
19th March 2015
Thursday 9:39 am
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>>19068
So, in effect, it couldn't have continued.
>> No. 19074 Anonymous
19th March 2015
Thursday 1:41 pm
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>>19068
They work best as a set, it's like Last of the Summer Wine with cars.
>> No. 19075 Anonymous
19th March 2015
Thursday 1:48 pm
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>>19074
I bet May and Hammond are those types of mates who are fine in a group but you can't leave the two alone because they have nothing to talk about.
>> No. 19076 Anonymous
19th March 2015
Thursday 1:49 pm
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>>19075

https://www.youtube.com/v/kwguaSc5Uyg
>> No. 19077 Anonymous
19th March 2015
Thursday 1:51 pm
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>>19068
On the BBC, maybe. Other channels won't turn their nose up at the potential earner. Though how damaging changing the name and tweaking the format will be I can't speculate.
>> No. 19079 Anonymous
19th March 2015
Thursday 3:14 pm
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>>19077
Channel 5, if they can scrape the money together, would make it a cracking show. Scrap the Fifth Gear nonsense, get the Top Gear boys in, do away with the BBC political correctness and everyone'll have a good laugh except Comment Is Free writers.

Once upon a time Five just said 'fuck it' and started blaring porn everywhere. That's the telly I want.
>> No. 19080 Anonymous
19th March 2015
Thursday 3:29 pm
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>>19079
Too right. It's BBC political correctness gone mad. You can't even write racial abuse in excrement on someone's car any more without the politically correct brigade jumping down your throat.
>> No. 19081 Anonymous
19th March 2015
Thursday 3:32 pm
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>>19080
I didn't say it'd gone mad, I'd just rather it didn't exist at all. I don't give a fig if some cunt gets offended, I don't give a fig if I get offended.
>> No. 19082 Anonymous
19th March 2015
Thursday 4:11 pm
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>>19081
You'd rather not attempt to build a more inclusive society through being more sensitive in our use of language? I wonder if that's because society has already included you.
>> No. 19083 Anonymous
19th March 2015
Thursday 4:28 pm
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>>19082
>I wonder if that's because society has already included you.
It has. No need to be a cunt.

>You'd rather not attempt to build a more inclusive society through being more sensitive in our use of language?
No, I'd rather build an inclusive society where people aren't afraid to say something due to social pressure. You don't have to be a social authoritarian you know.
>> No. 19084 Anonymous
19th March 2015
Thursday 4:30 pm
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>>19079
Not sure if you're aware, but Fifth Gear exists as a continuation of Top Gear when it was cancelled by the BBC in 2001.
>> No. 19085 Anonymous
19th March 2015
Thursday 4:42 pm
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>>19084
Isn't that more or less Tiff Needell and Quentin Wilson sat in a dingy garage while having a cry wank?
>> No. 19086 Anonymous
19th March 2015
Thursday 4:42 pm
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>>19083
>No need to be a cunt.
Mate, you're the only one being a cunt. Well, that's not true, Clarkson is a cunt too.

The reason I wondered if you're already one of society's top dogs is because that's the only way you could think 'social pressure' is keeping you from having the right to call people pakis. If you don't understand why anyone should be offended by divisive terms like this, then you are a 'social authoritarian' - telling oppressed groups that they should shut up and take their verbal medicine. Political correctness is an attempt to redress an already existing imbalance of power.
>> No. 19087 Anonymous
19th March 2015
Thursday 4:56 pm
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>>19085
Quentin Wilson, they should forgive him of his past and re-hire him for Topgear, he's more sophisticated than all 3 current presenters put together.
>> No. 19088 Anonymous
19th March 2015
Thursday 4:57 pm
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>>19086
I didn't say they shouldn't be offended mate.

>telling oppressed groups that they should shut up and take their verbal medicine. Political correctness is an attempt to redress an already existing imbalance of power.
I'll go check my privilege.
>> No. 19093 Anonymous
20th March 2015
Friday 12:38 am
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>>19086

Go to bed Stuart.

Political correctness is a pathetic attempt by those in privilege to pay lip service to the idea of equality without actually having to do anything.

Sensible people of any colour or creed know that words are just words, hence the old adage- Sticks and stones may break my bones, but middle class poofs telling me what I should and shouldn't say aren't helping fucking anyone.
>> No. 19094 Anonymous
20th March 2015
Friday 12:58 am
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>>19082
>You'd rather not attempt to build a more inclusive society through being more sensitive in our use of language?
Is this Sapir-Whorf bollocks again? Because it reads an awful lot like Sapir-Whorf bollocks. FWIW that particular idea has been discredited by mainstream science since pretty much any and all research into it has found that we're not quite as constrained by language as we previously believed.
>> No. 19095 Anonymous
20th March 2015
Friday 6:59 am
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>>19087
They need that Cockney one who looks like Alan Titchmarsh and is on one of those channels that nobody watches restoring cars from the 80s and that.
>> No. 19096 Anonymous
20th March 2015
Friday 7:25 am
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>>19095

I love Wheeler Dealers.
>> No. 19097 Anonymous
20th March 2015
Friday 9:25 am
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>>19096
Actually, he looks like a cross between Titchmarsh and the man who plays The Slammer in The Slammer.
>> No. 19098 Anonymous
20th March 2015
Friday 9:33 am
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>>19097
Leave ARE TED out of this. Do you remember that episode of the Slammer that had some contortionist with an extreme case of camel toe?
>> No. 19099 Anonymous
20th March 2015
Friday 10:02 am
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>>19096
Me too.
>> No. 19100 Anonymous
20th March 2015
Friday 11:07 am
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Getting my news from Facebook, but Richard Hammond has posted that the new host will be announced at 3pm.

I'm guessing it's Clarkson again.
>> No. 19101 Anonymous
20th March 2015
Friday 11:17 am
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>>19100

I should be Jezza in a fake moustache and glasses. With a name like Clarky Jemerson.
>> No. 19102 Anonymous
20th March 2015
Friday 12:07 pm
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>>19100
If it's Coogan, I'd consider breaking 5 years of not watching it.
>> No. 19103 Anonymous
20th March 2015
Friday 2:10 pm
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>>19100
Before the report into the incident is made public? That seems extremely unlikely.
>> No. 19104 Anonymous
20th March 2015
Friday 2:13 pm
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>>19100
Clarkson was apparently heard to announce fairly unambiguously at an event last night that he'd been sacked. Of course, this could just be Clarkson being Clarkson.
>> No. 19105 Anonymous
20th March 2015
Friday 2:17 pm
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Fair play to him for moving so quickly with the petition I suppose, but it's a bit unseemly how Guido Fawkes is using this incident for self-promotion.
>> No. 19106 Anonymous
20th March 2015
Friday 2:45 pm
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>>19104
If you actually watch his speech rather than the way journalists are trying to spin it, then he's clearly speaking in jest and it should be taken with a pinch of salt for now.
>> No. 19107 Anonymous
20th March 2015
Friday 5:04 pm
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Hungry Hungry Clarksons
>> No. 19108 Anonymous
20th March 2015
Friday 5:11 pm
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>>19106
I guess that would be "Clarkson being Clarkson".
>> No. 19109 Anonymous
20th March 2015
Friday 5:24 pm
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>>19105

Guido is now pretty much owned entirely by the Sun in all but name. This whole mess is making a great story for the Sun as much as anything else.
>> No. 19113 Anonymous
20th March 2015
Friday 7:58 pm
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>>19109
... And you'll never guess who writes for the Murdoch press!
>> No. 19116 Anonymous
20th March 2015
Friday 10:17 pm
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>>19109>>19113

Are you saying all of this BBC bashing might have a political slant? And that perhaps a Tory PM might have a vested interest in joining in on that? You cynical little blighters.

Also it's an SPG, not a tank! They're different. Autism checked.
>> No. 19150 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 7:29 am
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Most of the reports this morning are saying he will be sacked today.
>> No. 19154 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 10:22 am
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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/celebritynews/11493270/Jeremy-Clarkson-to-be-sacked-by-the-BBC.html

And he is gone.

This gives me respect for the BBC shows they have a spine.
>> No. 19155 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 11:14 am
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>>19154
But no pragmatism.
>> No. 19156 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 11:21 am
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>>19155
I don't think there is room for that when a gross misdemeanour has taken place and the perpetrator has been on a final warning for a few years for incidents that might get anybody else the sack if their boss found out.
>> No. 19157 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 11:33 am
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>>19156
There's plenty of room for it, the simple fact is he's more valuable to the corporation (and public finances) than any other individual at the BBC. You can hold your values oh so high in the air but multiple people will end up sacked as a result of this, even ignoring Clarkson.

It was a smack in the face. It's not really the end of the BBC as we know it. No he shouldn't get an infinitely long leash, but his value to the BBC as a presenter is worth a lot more than the congruity of Oisin Thomas' face.
>> No. 19159 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 12:10 pm
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>>19157
>No he shouldn't get an infinitely long leash, but his value to the BBC as a presenter is worth a lot more than the congruity of Oisin Thomas' face.

But you seem to be saying that he should have his leash extended almost indefinitely just because he's a cash cow? Alright then, let me put it another way, what kind of incident *should* get him the sack? Where is your bottom line?
>> No. 19161 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 12:38 pm
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>>19155

Mate, pragmatism is a terrible justification, it is the refuge of the unprincipled and spineless. I hate to go all righteous teen lad but the only message you would be sending is that Clarkson is above reproach. Which is exactly why he thought he could get away with this shit in the first place.
>> No. 19162 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 1:25 pm
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I suspect there was a bit of politicking going on here. Under normal circumstances, if it's going to cost me millions to sack someone, I'm not going to do it lightly. In this instance, I'd have looked at dismissal at the end of the series, to ensure that the public get value for money (which includes not spending millions in taxpayers' money on commercial penalties for failing to deliver previously-agreed product which remains feasible to deliver). However, these are not normal circumstances. The BBC is damaged, still suffering from the fallout of the Savile affair. It certainly wouldn't look good for them to be supporting someone who has abused a work colleague physically or racially, since that would upset the campaigners. "See? They still haven't learned!" they'd cry. Common sense tells you that you don't kill a product worth around a quarter of your turnover (estimates put the commercial value of Top Gear to BBC Worldwide at £150-300m, against a turnover of a billion flat). You just don't do it. At least, not if you expect to keep your job. I can foresee a couple of senior managers going, along with some of the show's producers, because with all the consequences to work out between them they've just cost the Great British public a cool billion over one man.
>> No. 19164 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 1:49 pm
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>>19162
I suspect you'll never preside over such valuable employees. Not when you don't know how the BBC is funded and struggle to discern revenue from profit, subsidiary from parent. You tried to add supporting detail but only succeeded in flaunting your ignorance.
>> No. 19165 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 2:05 pm
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>>19164
Does a serious breach of contractually obliged discipline mean little to you? I principally don't want the license fee being handed over lock, stock to a liability like him, I jut think he's lucky the chap he beat up isn't pressing criminal charges.
The BBC can sort out its revenue if they extended the license fee to those who only use it digitally or bother to iplayer a few things a week because most of the stuff is antiques and buy to let wankery.
>> No. 19166 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 2:06 pm
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He's officially gone lads.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-32052736
>> No. 19167 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 2:36 pm
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>>19166
Good riddance.

I hope the other two go too, and Top Gear gets a proper lease of life. It's been a painfully repetitive self-parody ever since the mighty North Pole episode.
>> No. 19168 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 2:37 pm
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He should've diddled some kids and renamed himself King Jezza or been in their senior management, then he'd have been untouchable.
>> No. 19171 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 3:08 pm
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>>19166
Finally, he can put some time into his political career.
>> No. 19172 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 3:28 pm
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http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/investigation-summary.pdf

There is the Beeb summary of the investigation, I see no defence for Clarkson apart from the fact he tried to apologise and reported it himself. Pasted in non-greentext below:

Investigation findings – Ken MacQuarrie

On 9 March 2015, Jeremy Clarkson reported to BBC management that he had been involved in a
physical and verbal incident with Oisin Tymon, the producer of Top Gear, at the Simonstone Hall
Hotel, North Yorkshire, whilst working on location. The incident had occurred on 4 March 2015
and Jeremy Clarkson was suspended on 10 March, pending investigation.
I was asked to undertake an investigation to establish the facts of what occurred. In conducting my
investigation, in line with the BBC’s usual practice, I interviewed a number of witnesses and others
connected with the incident. Accounts were agreed, based on my interviews, with each participant.
Having conducted these interviews and considered the evidence presented, I conclude the
following: on 4 March 2015 Oisin Tymon was subject to an unprovoked physical and verbal attack
by Jeremy Clarkson. During the physical attack Oisin Tymon was struck, resulting in swelling and
bleeding to his lip. The verbal abuse was sustained over a longer period, both at the time of the
physical attack and subsequently.
Specific facts I have found as part of my investigation are as follows:
- earlier on 4 March, studio recording of Top Gear had taken place in Surrey and the presenters
had travelled that same evening to the location shoot in North Yorkshire;
- the incident occurred on a patio area of the Simonstone Hall Hotel, where Oisin Tymon was
working on location for Top Gear;
- the physical attack lasted around 30 seconds and was halted by the intervention of a witness;
- it is the case that Oisin Tymon offered no retaliation;
- the verbal abuse was directed at Oisin Tymon on more than one occasion – both during the
attack and subsequently inside the hotel – and contained the strongest expletives and threats to
sack him. The abuse was at such volume as to be heard in the dining room, and the shouting
was audible in a hotel bedroom;
- derogatory and abusive language, relating to Oisin Tymon and other members of the Top Gear
team, continued to be used by Jeremy Clarkson inside the hotel, in the presence of others, for a
sustained period of time;
- it is clear that Oisin Tymon was shocked and distressed by the incident, and believed that he
had lost his job;
- following the attack, I understand that Oisin Tymon drove to a nearby A&E department for
examination;
- over the subsequent days, Jeremy Clarkson made a number of attempts to apologise to Oisin
Tymon by way of text, email and in person; and
- it is the case that Jeremy Clarkson reported the incident to BBC management.
It was not disputed by Jeremy Clarkson or any witness that Oisin Tymon was the victim of an
unprovoked physical and verbal attack. It is also clear to me that Oisin Tymon is an important
creative member of the Top Gear team who is well-valued and respected. He has suffered significant
personal distress as a result of this incident, through no fault of his own.
>> No. 19173 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 3:29 pm
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I hate to think that such a relevant motoring show could be axed. How will I know whether to buy a Ferrari or a Lamborghini on my next car change?
>> No. 19174 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 3:31 pm
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>>19173
You should get a Maserati instead, you disgusting oik.
>> No. 19175 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 3:33 pm
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>>19173

Bring back old Top Gear. I want to see Quentin Wilson making sarcastic comments about the rusted sills on a second-hand Austin Metro.

https://www.youtube.com/v/Qc2kFJRc5AQ
>> No. 19176 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 3:55 pm
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I read that wosshisface was punched so hard he had to go to A&E and Clarkson may now be arrested. Also, 'car enthusiast' Chris Evans is lined up as the replacement.
>> No. 19177 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 4:01 pm
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>>19175
Try button number 5 on your remote.
>> No. 19178 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 4:03 pm
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>>19176
However, as the lad who was slapped in the jaw for mocking a work colleague this week, I've been advised that that isn't necessarily an open and shut case - when employers investigate and rule on a case of misconduct they do so on the balance of probabilities as to whether it took place. This is different from the police, who when deciding to charge someone with a criminal act must do so when the evidence shows it happened beyond reasonable doubt.
>> No. 19179 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 4:06 pm
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HE DIN DO NUFFIN
>> No. 19180 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 4:13 pm
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>>19178
Wahhh wahhh wahhhhhh
>> No. 19181 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 4:28 pm
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>>19180

Not him but your lack of reading comprehension is depressing.
>> No. 19182 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 4:29 pm
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>>19178
So Oisín hit you back then, Jezza?
>> No. 19183 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 4:38 pm
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>>19175

>0:55
>But are they any good for more demanding motoring?

In the old Top Gear, they cut to a man standing next to one saying "Not really." and proceeding to talk for the next six and a half minutes.

In the new Top Gear, they would have cut to a sweep shot of the Finsteraarhorn. A mountain climber is shown toiling to summit the majestic mountain glinting in the sun, and the twist is revealed: He's actually a championship sleigh pilot, and he's going to sleigh from the peak to the base! But a challenger is waiting at the bottom - and now the question must be asked: who can traverse 14,022 feet faster, a mountain climbing sleigh pilot or a 1991 Rover Metro? Exciting camera shots follow. In the end, the car loses, and as punishment is fired off the mountain by an air cannon as Clarkson hails "the end of British industry".

It's really no wonder that the new Top Gear was more popular.
>> No. 19184 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 4:38 pm
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>>19178
>as the lad who was slapped in the jaw for mocking a work colleague this week

Give it a rest already. Christ, lad.
>> No. 19185 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 4:38 pm
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>>19178

There are multiple witnesses, and injuries in line with abh recorded at a hospital and a confession. If there is a desire to press charges it is an open and shut case.
>> No. 19186 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 5:12 pm
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>>19183

Old Top Gear went on adventures too. They once visited Warsaw to tour a communist car factory. There was some thrilling footage of Polish blokes twatting things with hammers.

https://www.youtube.com/v/j1-boDnaL9Y
>> No. 19187 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 7:03 pm
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SACK ME??

I MADE THE BBC!
>> No. 19188 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 7:37 pm
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https://www.youtube.com/v/N6cfFnBNELs

May's garb reaching a dubious new low.
>> No. 19189 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 7:52 pm
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>>19188
I do like the fact that Sky (and others) dropped everything to doorstep James May while the ticker is reporting on silly insignificant things like a fatal plane crash. Priorities spot-on there, Rupe.
>> No. 19190 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 7:57 pm
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The best thing to come out of this is that it'll increase the probability of the Beeb being dismantled or privatised.
>> No. 19191 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 8:01 pm
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>>19190

I will actually stab you to death, Murdoch.
>> No. 19192 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 8:03 pm
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>>19191
Why?
>> No. 19193 Anonymous
25th March 2015
Wednesday 11:45 pm
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https://www.youtube.com/v/K7CnMQ4L9Pc
>> No. 19194 Anonymous
26th March 2015
Thursday 12:22 am
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>>19193
Oh god. In principle I'm against reposts but that's far funnier than my decaying memory gave it credit for.
>> No. 19195 Anonymous
26th March 2015
Thursday 7:50 pm
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Apologies for posting an image like this but I found it amusing.
>> No. 19196 Anonymous
26th March 2015
Thursday 9:58 pm
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Be honest. It's what we were all thinking.
>> No. 19197 Anonymous
26th March 2015
Thursday 9:58 pm
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>>19196
It's not actually Glasgow city council by the way.
>> No. 19198 Anonymous
26th March 2015
Thursday 9:59 pm
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>>19195>>19196

I don't understand what you mean, Samelad. Are you saying Saville being a villainous monster makes Jeremy Clarkson less of a belligerent prick?
>> No. 19199 Anonymous
26th March 2015
Thursday 10:28 pm
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>>19198
>I don't understand what you mean
How's life under that rock of yours?
>> No. 19200 Anonymous
26th March 2015
Thursday 11:16 pm
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>>19199

Do you want to answer the question in my post? As it outlines what exactly I don't get.
>> No. 19201 Anonymous
26th March 2015
Thursday 11:28 pm
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>>19200
>Do you want to answer the question in my post?
Not particularly, no.
>> No. 19202 Anonymous
26th March 2015
Thursday 11:36 pm
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>>19201

Umm, why?
>> No. 19203 Anonymous
26th March 2015
Thursday 11:57 pm
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>>19202
Because he's worth it.
>> No. 19204 Anonymous
27th March 2015
Friday 12:45 am
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Absolute post-pub mirth at all you twonks getting het-up about this. Never change, lads.
>> No. 19206 Anonymous
27th March 2015
Friday 4:26 pm
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A little saddened that the punchee didn't press charges... Oh well...
>> No. 19207 Anonymous
27th March 2015
Friday 7:35 pm
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The BBC could have sorted all of this out with much less drama if they had just solved it playground style - let the producer take a free swing at Clarkson, no comebacks. Preferably right at the end of an episode of Top Gear, so Clarkson would be contractually obliged to splutter a bloody and dazed "And on that bombshell...".
>> No. 19208 Anonymous
27th March 2015
Friday 11:24 pm
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I'm just going to leave this here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qrCrxixBKY
>> No. 19209 Anonymous
27th March 2015
Friday 11:37 pm
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>>19208
Can anyone identify Osman's tshirt?
>> No. 19211 Anonymous
28th March 2015
Saturday 12:52 am
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>>19208
The YouTube comments under that video are actually somewhat illuminating.
>> No. 19212 Anonymous
28th March 2015
Saturday 3:17 am
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>>19209
Had to look long and hard, but I'm 99% sure it's the thing he's wearing under his blazer.
>> No. 19213 Anonymous
28th March 2015
Saturday 3:32 pm
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>>19208

I watched the full version of this earlier and just thought I should recommend it.

In fact it's an interesting channel all round, so thanks.
>> No. 19214 Anonymous
28th March 2015
Saturday 9:50 pm
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>>19213
I'll second this. Boyle is a pretty intelligent guy IMO, interesting to listen to.
>> No. 19220 Anonymous
31st March 2015
Tuesday 6:24 pm
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>>19214

He is passionate about comedy as well and hasn't sacrificed his principles to stay on TV which I like. Believe it or not, the last prodigal son of comedy we had was Johnny Vegas and to satisfy him and keep him on the beeb they gave him Ideal, but he was never on Live at the Apollo. Frankie will probably get something, but I see it being online only when it should replace Mock the Week. He might end up replacing Merton on HIGNFY as he isn't going to be around forever while Hislop could go on indefinitely.

What I like about Johnny Vegas is that last time he was on TV he gave the producers a huge fuck you and ended up having a guy tied up on stage being assaulted by other audience members because he was from a rival town. It was all a laugh, but he was adamant comedy has to be organic and free to go wherever it may and refused to be "tamed" as a stand up to get on Live at the Apollo.
>> No. 19228 Anonymous
31st March 2015
Tuesday 8:21 pm
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>>19220

Johnny Vegas Live At The Benidorm Palace was fucking brutal.
>> No. 19229 Anonymous
31st March 2015
Tuesday 9:00 pm
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>>19228
Johnny Vegas on Win Lose or Draw before he was famous was fucking brutal.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9Tp1mkqa5c
>> No. 19230 Anonymous
31st March 2015
Tuesday 9:06 pm
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>>19229
You wouldn't be able to do a caricature of Kriss Akabusi with big black lips like that on telly these days.
>> No. 19232 Anonymous
31st March 2015
Tuesday 10:56 pm
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>>19230
Whenever I hear Kriss Akabusi's name I can't help being reminded of this yarn from FHM True Stories.

A few years ago I worked for a menswear shop which specialized in hiring out dress suits for weddings. The Solent Athletic team all came in to get fitted one afternoon. While I started measuring one tall black guy, he mumbled something about having big thighs and said he would need extra size trousers. I ignored him, knowing most men don't know their true sizes. I gave him 32 inch trousers and he disappeared into the changing room. After a minute, he reappeared with his trousers at half mast, clearly unable to pull them up over the most muscular thighs I have ever seen. He ended up with 38 inch trousers, which had to be held up with braces, making him look like Coco the clown. He was very annoyed by now, and when I took his name, I wrote it down as 'Kriss Akapussy'. 'No, Aka-BUSI,' he shouted. I could hear my colleague giggling behind me. Needless to say, I never did watch much athletics on TV.
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31st March 2015
Tuesday 11:05 pm
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>>19232

You've set me off now, it's time for a round of Kriss Akabusi's Sex Stories.

Akabusi had had a shit day. He'd spent the morning with his accountant Harvey Goldenblum and to put it bluntly he was fucked. He had made some very bad investments in the last tax year - a bus tour for Tourettes sufferers to the Vatican had ended in an international situation and his collection of dildos modelled on his own gigantic black cock had gone into raw materials problems.

His plans to put on a production of Towering Inferno on Ice with Colin Jackson in the lead role had been dashed. Two people drowned in rehearsals and the family were after him for compo.

After a runwank in the park he decided to go to the zoo. He loved the zoo, it was full of animals throwing their own shit and spunk around. It reminded him of home.

He wandered around the near empty zoo, his denim dungerees gently rubbing up against his slick, toned jet black skin and making his veiny python twitch like Ali at an Olympic opening ceremony.

He bypassed the chimps, they disgusted him and he made his way to the elephant enclosure. When he got there he spied that there were no punters around so let slip his dungerees and exposed his naked skin to the cool air of this January afternoon. As he stood there looking like a chocolate tripod, an observer may have mistaken this figure for a baby elephant. With two legs. And who was black.

As per usual, he hopped over the railings, briefly feeling the barb wire scrape his heavy ball sack like nails down a blackboard. As he landed he heard a voice "Oi, you. Get the fuck out of the elephant enclosure, you fucker".

Akabusi had only been caught at the zoo once before when he had sat in the reptile area and had several unsuspecting nuns stroke his throbbing colossus. As he turned he saw a female games keeper, her coarse khaki shirt and shorts clearly concealing epic bristols and he hoped at least one usable hole.

"Oh, it's you, Kriss" she said in a voice as smoky as Roy Castle's lungs. As she told him off, Akabusi knew she was looking at his pumped torso and his increasingly engorged black magic. He knew also that she was becoming more turned on and wet than a homosexual at a Barrymore pool party.

"You better put that away" she said pointing her rake at his cock. "It's making Mumbles the elephant jealous".

Within a split second he ripped open her khaki shirt to expose two huge tits that were so hard and muscular you could put them on a nightclub door and there would be no trouble. "Why don't I hide 'this' up your clunge!" roared Akabusi like a black panther with his nuts caught in a slammed Tom Clancy novel.

The zookeeper let slip her shorts letting the air attend to a pussy so hairy it looked like a mammoth with labia for legs. Peeping out from the bush was a clitorus so big and meaty it wouldn't have looked out of place hanging on a hook in Smithfields. Akabusi hadn't seen anything like it since he'd been "surprised sexed" by Judy Oakes.

Within seconds his ebony trunk became more full of blood and muscle than the aftershow at Britain’s Strongest Man.

Akabusi took a deep breath and plunged into her hole like Albanians through the Chunnel. Her skin was so rough it was like having angry sex with a sander going at full pelt, but Akabusi loved it. He loved it rough. And this was rough.

Around the zoo animals scurried for cover, some even choosing to leave and join the circus with Jeremy Beadle, as Akabusi and the zookeeper’s cries rocked the trees and cages like a bunch of Jews at an adulterer trial.

Within a matter of hours it was all over, the zookeeper’s body lying strewn on the straw, a pile of spunk, hair, muscle and animal feed. The zookeeper mustered her last remnant of strength and rolled up her clit and crawled away from Akabusi.

Akabusi bounded to his feet, his spirits enlivened by this classic intercourse. “fuck the tax man!” he thought. If he wanted to fund another musical based on the life of Daley Thompson he fucking would. He wrestled his seeping cock back into place as he pulled his favourite dungarees on. He caught up with the escaping keeper by following her trail of clunge suds and bent down and whispered “Awooga” in her ear and patted her on her fanny.

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2nd April 2015
Thursday 5:56 pm
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>>19233
I love these. Do you have the Golf tournament one?
>> No. 19237 Anonymous
2nd April 2015
Thursday 8:13 pm
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>>19236

Akabusi sat in his Vauxhall Corsa eating a corn beef and horseradish bloomer from Greggs with all the gusto of an Ethiopian at a Harvester salad bar. He looked out the dirty window at some pigeons fighting and fucking in the strong beams of the low winter sun. He roared with a laugh as loud, dark and hollow as a Lenny Henry comeback tour. What did these animals know of the art of fucking love making?

The thought sent a quiver down Akabusi's ebony frame to his purring pussy pounder. It hadn't tasted the sweet suds of a clunge for at least eight hours and it was getting restless and hungry. Kriss considered inducing a wet day dream - or a "lunchtime geyser" as Geoff Capes had once called it. But no. His throbbing hulk of brown greasy gristle needed kneeding and it had to be from the wettest, reddest lips since Jilly Goolden on a tour of the Bordeaux region.

And anyway, John Regis was sitting in the back of the Corsa nursing a Cheese and Onion pastie and feverishly counting the rain drops on the window. Since the Manchester Casino debacle Regis's OCD had become 456 times worse. Akabusi and Black had tried to fuck the casino over with Regis counting cards but the daft window slurper had gone nuts and pushed the table over and flopped his monster cock in the face of the croupier. Regis insisted there were 39 steps out of the casino but the boy's feet barely touched the ground.

To cheer himself up Akabusi had entered a Pro Celebrity Golf Tournament at Wentworth and as he licked his big brown finger and dabbed the crumbs from his tweed dungerees he looked out on the assembled Z list clebs at the first tee. He knew he was going to get some hole today and he prayed to his Nigerian gods that it was deep and didn't have a flag in it. Yet.

Akabusi wiped Regis down with a wet wipe and headed over to registration. In the distance he spotted that cunt Tanni Grey Thompson rolling over to the first tee with her electronic caddy in tow - it looked like a convoy of shit Transformers. Akabusi growled and snarled like an eskimo's belly on the penultimate day of Ramadam. If he was playing against her he was sure he would lose his considerable rag and bury her up to her head in a bunker. He tried to remain calm as he was introduced to his caddy.

Clunge Sunesson was the smoking hot daughter of Fanny, Faldo's old stick holder, and Akabusi's interest in this good walk spoilt was heightened when his greedy eyes focused on the svelte Swedish sexpot that stood before him polishing his wood. The cool air of the early morning breeze slide into his dungerees like Sidney Cooke into a nephew's bunk and licked at his black short and curlys like lesbians at the annual muff divers stamp collectors blow out. He wanted to sink his rapidly engorging brown Mizuno into her fairway as soon as. But he had a game to play and some spastics to buy a bus for or some shit like that.

"What's your handicap Abakumi?" hurled Bruce Forsyth as he passed by in his golf buggy which doubled as a hearse. "My big cock, you old cunt" roared Kriss with a sharpness and panache not seen since that bender Wilde complained about the wallpaper. Akabusi knew he had a powerful swing but knew more often than not his balls ended up in the rough. She worked in the clubhouse on Saturdays.

As was Akabusi's custom he let the brass buckles of his tweed dungerees loose and felt the coarse fabric rush past his ebony carcass like a rocket launch. All the celebs knew the score with Kriss and no one said a fucking word as he stood at the first tee looking like a large chocolate "K". Akabusi always played erect- it improved his game and left him ever ready to plunge his black post box into a fan or PR girl. As he shifted his giant onyx rugby balls and pulled his bat or club or whatever the fuck it was called the CTU tone of his mobile started ringing.

Clunge picked up the huge bloody thing and the battery attached and slung it over to Akabusi. It was Derek Redmond. They hated Redmond. Him, Blackie and poor Regis had never forgiven him for plonking Suzanne Davies and not letting them watch and he had a small willy so he never really fit in. As Akabusi held up the whole tournament with his call, viewers could see his veiny colussas begin to fall to the ground like Beckett in the cathedral. Apparently Redmond had been sending parcel bombs to various offices across the country. He'd got a parking ticket whilst he was dogging with Collymore and McFadden in Penge and it had driven him nuts. And he had a small willy.

Deflated, Akabusi told Redmond that the lads would be over to his £117,560 mansion near Watford as soon as the tournament was over. They'd have to kill him of course. He knew too much. But at least the madness would be over and the good people of the parking and traffic enforcement community could sleep easy. Black liked murder and killing so he would garrotte the micro cocked loon whilst he poured the others a Kestrel.

Clunge Sunesson came over and told him the tourny was off. Darren Clarke had waterlogged the second hole with his tears and automatically both won the tournament and managed to fuck loads of mothering birds. Akabusi wished he had a dead wife. Oh well, he thought as his attention returned to Clunge.

He knew beneath the pink Pringle top and flourescent tabard lay a pair of epic blonde bristols with all the promise and weight of Frank Lampard as a teenager. And as sure as Regis was mad as a closed box of cunts, Akabusi knew that tucked into those khaki shorts was a pussy as hairless and had a powerful grip as a Professor Xavier action figure. He felt the blood rush into his brown campanile quicker than a train delay at the hint of snow.

He picked up Clunge and threw over his shoulder and headed to the tranquillity of the nearest bunker. He torn her gear off and flung her into the bunker. She lay helpless in the sand like an upturned beetle - with a pair of itty bitty tits and a fanny as wet as a Zeebrugge purser. He plunged into her like a Johnny Vegas dive bombing a kiddie's pool and before long he was up to his crackers in this blonde spunk wagon.

Within hours he was approaching his vinegars and let out a roar of pain, pleasure and passion as he let fly such a stream of hot man scum over her battered torso that people in the next town thought someone had struck white oil. He had.

As he strapped his dying dong to his toned calves and slipped on his tweed dungs he looked over to the Corsa. Regis was all excited - there were 8796 rain drops on the rear window and couldn't wait to tell Redmond. Black was at the boot loading up some tools and cheese wire. This was going to get messy.

He looked down on the shagpile of giant spermazota, matted Scandic hair, Slazenger Number 1s and a Clunge that looked like a regurgitated steak, bent down, whispered "Awooga" in her ear and patted her on the fanny.
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2nd April 2015
Thursday 11:24 pm
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>>19237
I think, reading this, with a few too many ciders in the stomach, and feeling commensurately queasy - this must be the lowest point of my life.

It can't get worse than this.
>> No. 19239 Anonymous
3rd April 2015
Friday 1:52 am
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>>19238

>It can't get worse than this.

Don't tempt me, I've got about thirty more of those, and some absolutely sickening Chuckle Brothers fanfiction.
>> No. 19240 Anonymous
3rd April 2015
Friday 11:24 am
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>>19239
I wonder if Chris is aware of these.
>> No. 19242 Anonymous
3rd April 2015
Friday 10:08 pm
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>>19240
Surely thats AREKABUSI?
>> No. 19243 Anonymous
3rd April 2015
Friday 11:24 pm
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What's the one where he went into a primary school and ended up getting tied up and chanted at? Someone posted it on /iq/ years ago, I'm sure it was one of these Akabusi stories.
>> No. 19244 Anonymous
4th April 2015
Saturday 9:08 am
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>>19243
I think that was an urban legend about Lizo from Newsround.
>> No. 19687 Anonymous
16th June 2015
Tuesday 7:41 pm
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>> No. 19688 Anonymous
16th June 2015
Tuesday 7:47 pm
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>>19687
This act alone will help UKIP get a few new members.
>> No. 19689 Anonymous
16th June 2015
Tuesday 7:56 pm
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>>19687
Oh, great. The worst part is that I can see the potential, given that TFI Friday was actually pretty decent, but I can't help but think it'll be more like Don't Forget Your Toothbrush, and they'll end up with the worst of the two formats.

I can see it now. First episode is a live global relaunch, with Shaun Ryder as the star guest who promptly swears all over the 8pm timeslot. Bet your houses on it, lads.
>> No. 19690 Anonymous
16th June 2015
Tuesday 8:04 pm
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>>19687

>Annoying twat replaces annoying cunt

A dark amber has become a drab orange.

Christ, they've got the "breaking news" banner out on the BBC, like the Korean War just kicked off again. I hate this country.
>> No. 19691 Anonymous
16th June 2015
Tuesday 8:14 pm
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Have we figured how much the BBC has had to pay in compo to foreign broadcasters yet?
>> No. 19692 Anonymous
16th June 2015
Tuesday 8:31 pm
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The only logical reason as to why they've employed Evans is that they want it to flop so they can bring Jezza back to save the day and be more offensive than ever.
>> No. 19693 Anonymous
16th June 2015
Tuesday 9:05 pm
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Based on that TFI Over Friday special, I'm guessing Plato will be joining him, and if any of the general background is anything to go by, the third will be a woman. Sue Perkins, like Chris Evans, has also publicly denied that she's doing it, so I guess that's the lineup complete.
>> No. 19694 Anonymous
16th June 2015
Tuesday 9:09 pm
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>>19693
It'll be Jodie Kidd to complete a triumvirate of twats.
>> No. 19695 Anonymous
17th June 2015
Wednesday 12:04 am
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>>19087
ditto, bring back Quentin Wilson he adds a touch of class.
>> No. 19712 Anonymous
28th June 2015
Sunday 9:41 am
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The new Clarkson, May and Hammond vehicle is going to be broadcast in the same timeslot as the new Top Gear with Chris Evans.

http://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/jeremy-clarksons-new-itv-show-5961274
>> No. 19713 Anonymous
28th June 2015
Sunday 10:05 am
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I had a dream James May had died when I was waking up, not half an hour ago.
>> No. 19714 Anonymous
28th June 2015
Sunday 10:42 am
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>> No. 19715 Anonymous
28th June 2015
Sunday 11:24 am
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>>19714

Don't do that to me, I'm not of the constitution to handle being a cosmic seer.
>> No. 19953 Anonymous
16th September 2015
Wednesday 1:16 pm
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>The future of Bargain Hunt presenter Tim Wonnacott is unclear after a newspaper reported he had had "a bust-up" with the BBC show's producers.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-34267821

First Clarkson, now Wonnacott. When will the madness end?
>> No. 19954 Anonymous
20th September 2015
Sunday 12:18 am
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>>19953
Did he call the producer a Bargain Cunt?
>> No. 19955 Anonymous
20th September 2015
Sunday 12:34 am
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>>19954
Yes, I remember that joke from when Dickinson was presenting.
>> No. 20102 Anonymous
13th November 2015
Friday 6:32 pm
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>The Top Gear producer verbally and physically attacked by Jeremy Clarkson is suing the BBC and the former presenter of the BBC2 motoring show for more than £100,000 for racial discrimination and personal injury.

http://www.theguardian.com/media/2015/nov/13/jeremy-clarkson-bbc-sued-racial-discrimination-top-gear-oisin-tymon

I didn't realise two white people from the British Isles could be racist to one another.
>> No. 20103 Anonymous
13th November 2015
Friday 6:45 pm
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>>20102
>I didn't realise two white people from the British Isles could be racist to one another.

They can if at least one of them is Welsh.
>> No. 20104 Anonymous
13th November 2015
Friday 6:48 pm
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>>19954>>19955

I always preferred Gash in the Attic myself.
>> No. 20105 Anonymous
13th November 2015
Friday 6:55 pm
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>>20102
I thought he was eastern European or something.
>> No. 20106 Anonymous
13th November 2015
Friday 7:13 pm
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>>20103
The producer Clarkson allegedly thumped is a bog trotter not a taffy, so he's not from the British Isles.
>> No. 20107 Anonymous
13th November 2015
Friday 7:22 pm
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>>20106
Ireland is part of the British Isles.
>> No. 20108 Anonymous
13th November 2015
Friday 11:42 pm
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>>20107
No, Britain and Ireland are both part of the Irish Isles.
>> No. 20201 Anonymous
23rd December 2015
Wednesday 1:25 pm
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David Coulthard, Sabine Schmitz and some randomer have been lined up as Evans' sidekicks. I'd heard a few of the front runners to join him were ruled out after his ego got in the way.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/bbc/12066136/Who-will-be-Top-Gear-co-presenters-alongside-Chris-Evans.html
>> No. 20202 Anonymous
23rd December 2015
Wednesday 4:23 pm
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>>20201
You might enjoy some of that randommer's youtube output
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8AMAhCRmep7VJKe1sxvHFg
I'm not sure how he'll fare if there's non-car bollocks, but he doesn't strike me as a bad choice at all.

(£4.5M per eposode for Amazon't Not-Gear? Crumbs!)
>> No. 20317 Anonymous
5th February 2016
Friday 5:52 pm
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Thoughts on Matt LeBlanc as co-presenter?

Personally I think you should have gone for a motoring jounrno over an actor. Or at the very least a British person.
>> No. 20318 Anonymous
5th February 2016
Friday 6:15 pm
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>>20317

LeBlanc is a big car guy and fairly relaxed for a yank, so I see him being probably far better suited to the platform than the other two.

Let's be honest, though - New Top Gear will simply die under constant comparison to the previous antics.
>> No. 20320 Anonymous
5th February 2016
Friday 6:22 pm
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>>20318

They could take the other approach and make it about cars.
>> No. 20321 Anonymous
5th February 2016
Friday 6:23 pm
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>>20320
Chris Evans' ego would get in the way.
>> No. 20322 Anonymous
5th February 2016
Friday 6:37 pm
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>>20320

I'd enjoy that, but I'm sure they'd lose a huge amount of viewers the second they actually started talking about engine builds.
>> No. 20323 Anonymous
5th February 2016
Friday 7:30 pm
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>>20317

Casting an actor could actually be a very good move- As previously mentioned he is actually a petrolhead too, so it does make sense.

Thing is he's not just an actor, he's a comedy actor. The "antics" we all got used to from Clarkson, Hammond and May were all blatantly scripted and it started to fill much more forced towards the end, it was only really good when they first started pushing it in that direction because it was so unexpected from what had previously been a quite straight faced motoring programme. Now that it's well established as a comedy show with a thin motoring premise underneath, having people like Evans (if he can summon some of his 90s personality back) and Joey from Friends makes sense.

Maybe it's just because Top Gear has been something that I've watched since I was a wee lad, but I want to be optimistic about this.
>> No. 20324 Anonymous
5th February 2016
Friday 7:55 pm
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The world would be a better place if more people got punched in the face more frequently, quite honestly. The world is full of cunts who are overly coddled by the law.
>> No. 20325 Anonymous
5th February 2016
Friday 7:56 pm
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>>20317

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpfYH93e8h8
They should bring back Quentin Willson, he was on Fifth Gear at one point along with ex Top Gear co star Vicky Butler Henderson. He brings a touch of class to the show and he's really witty.

Check out ARE Jimmy at this time index: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpfYH93e8h8#t=8m19
>> No. 20327 Anonymous
5th February 2016
Friday 9:12 pm
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>>20325

Quentin may be very knowledgeable, but he's also a complete wank.

He's called Quentin, for fuck's sake.
>> No. 20328 Anonymous
5th February 2016
Friday 9:28 pm
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>>20327

What about Jeremy Clarkson? Jeremy Kyle? Jeremy Hunt?

Nae offence, Torychaps
>> No. 20329 Anonymous
5th February 2016
Friday 10:59 pm
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>>20325
>he was on Fifth Gear at one point along with ex Top Gear co star Vicky Butler Henderson
That's because Fifth Gear pretty much was Top Gear. When the BBC announced they were shelving it, the producers shopped it around, but weren't able to take the name with them because the BBC still owned it and were still using it for the magazine. Apart from a couple of people who were under contract with the BBC directly, most of the team moved over.
>> No. 20330 Anonymous
5th February 2016
Friday 11:53 pm
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Reminds me of Bucks Fizz. They went through so many lineup changes that none of the original members remained, like a vaguely musical ship of Theseus. When the original group reformed, there was a court case to establish which was the real Bucks Fizz.
>> No. 20331 Anonymous
6th February 2016
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Same with the Sugababes, although the group were far better with Heidi in it. It's a bit like Kerry Katona being 'famous' for being in Atomic Kitten, but the overwhelming majority of their success happened once she'd left the band.
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11th February 2016
Thursday 3:56 pm
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11th February 2016
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11th February 2016
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11th February 2016
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>> No. 20336 Anonymous
11th February 2016
Thursday 4:10 pm
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>>20335

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3mCTyZK59Y
>> No. 20337 Anonymous
11th February 2016
Thursday 4:59 pm
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>>20332

Top Gear? More like Wog Gear.
>> No. 20338 Anonymous
11th February 2016
Thursday 5:12 pm
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>>20332
Eddie fucking Jordan? Jesus Christ.
>> No. 20339 Anonymous
11th February 2016
Thursday 5:24 pm
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>>20332
Look at all those diversity boxes ticked.
>> No. 20340 Anonymous
11th February 2016
Thursday 5:28 pm
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>>20338

A man with all the ease and charisma of a serial rapist.
>> No. 20341 Anonymous
11th February 2016
Thursday 6:58 pm
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>>20338

Well he had to do something after the BBC stopped paying for F1...
>> No. 20342 Anonymous
11th February 2016
Thursday 7:15 pm
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>>20339
There is no doubt in my mind that it'll be sanitised PC rubbish with giant explosions to make up for it.
>> No. 20343 Anonymous
11th February 2016
Thursday 7:35 pm
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tell 'em, Steve-Dave with your "BBC is too PC" bollocks.

The closest Clarkson's Top Gear came to pushing boundaries in its 13 year run was acknowledging a lazy stereotype about Mexicans being a lazy stereotype. It was hardly the enfant terrible you tedious DM types people make it out to be.

It was just some middle aged twats going brooom in life sized Hotwheels cars.
>> No. 20344 Anonymous
11th February 2016
Thursday 7:47 pm
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>>20343
Yes, and now even that will disappear.
>> No. 20345 Anonymous
11th February 2016
Thursday 7:54 pm
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>>20344

Then buy the new Forza game and pretend you're hosting your own Top Gear show. It's what I literally can't help doing.
>> No. 20346 Anonymous
11th February 2016
Thursday 9:45 pm
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>>20343

He also called an asian bloke a 'slope', which seems a bit malicious really.

I'm not saying it was bleeding edge shock comedy, in fact that's sort of what made it more offensive, just Clarkson being casually, but openly, racist, on a car show. I'd love to see some of the 'jokes' that ended up on the cutting room floor, I bet they were bad.
>> No. 20349 Anonymous
11th February 2016
Thursday 10:15 pm
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>>20343
Yeah. PC gone mad. I can't really blame you to be honest. It isn't like you know how it is being marginalised and jokes being made out of your race.
>> No. 20350 Anonymous
11th February 2016
Thursday 10:24 pm
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Woah there, chaps, you're misunderstanding me. I'm saying the people are way to much into Top Gear are overstating it's "rebelliousness".

I'll confess I'd forgotten about that "slope" remark.
>> No. 20351 Anonymous
11th February 2016
Thursday 10:30 pm
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I knew what you meant. I wouldn't say it's rebellious either. Those sorts remarks have the feeling of a working mens social club, just tired racism and stereotyping (they've definitely made a few 'this cars for poofs' jokes too) for the sake of it. It's certainly not pushing any boundaries a drunk grandad didn't push 20 years ago.
>> No. 20352 Anonymous
11th February 2016
Thursday 11:01 pm
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>>20349
How do you know?

>>20346
Don't pretend you had any idea what that meant prior to the following shenanigans.

>>20350
It's not rebellious, but it is a bit more straight edge and akin to how actual middle aged people interact, and people hate that because it doesn't stick to their sensibilities.
>> No. 20353 Anonymous
11th February 2016
Thursday 11:12 pm
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>>20352

>Don't pretend you had any idea what that meant prior
Just because you're ignorant doesn't mean you should assume everyone else is. Well, it means you will do, but that's your fault. "Slope" wasn't exactly a common insult when we were growing up, but you should have learned about it at some point.
>> No. 20354 Anonymous
11th February 2016
Thursday 11:15 pm
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>>20353
Don't lie mate.
>> No. 20355 Anonymous
11th February 2016
Thursday 11:43 pm
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>>20351

People consider it "rebellious" because it's within the context of a BBC TV programme, and everyone likes to think they're the underdog. I'm not saying that's the objective truth of the matter, but rather peoples perception. Which is how someone as plain as toast as Jeremy Clarkson has become so lionised by so many.

>>20352

I only knew that "slope" was a slur from things I'd read about WW2. Honestly it's so archaic that as I was watching that episode, and hearing its use, I assumed I was reading into it too much. Then everyone else noticed it too.
>> No. 20356 Anonymous
11th February 2016
Thursday 11:47 pm
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>>20354
Wow. Did your dad never show you media from his era? You poor thing.

>>20355
"only" knew it from that. As though a significant portion of what we read/see/play isn't derived from WW2. When did you last play a shoot-em-up that didn't involve Nazis in some way?
>> No. 20358 Anonymous
11th February 2016
Thursday 11:52 pm
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>>20356

You are such a shit chatter.

(A good day to you Sir!)
>> No. 20359 Anonymous
11th February 2016
Thursday 11:59 pm
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Just because he made a more obscure racist joke, that doesn't make it not offensive.

Consider if he'd said jigaboo, or spade, or nip - they're all still hugely racist, regardless of whether you've heard the phrase or not.

I do wonder why 'japs eye' seems to always be okay to say though. Weird.
>> No. 20360 Anonymous
12th February 2016
Friday 12:11 am
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>>20358
God forbid I interact with people who're so ignorant they've never come across the term "slope" before. I don't even know what the rest of this argument is about, I just know I've been aware that it was a derogatory term for Asian people, particularly the Vietnamese, as long as I can remember.
>> No. 20361 Anonymous
12th February 2016
Friday 1:51 am
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>>20359
Can something be offensive if nobody is actually offended? As far as I'm aware, nobody actually was, apart from liberals and their 'offended on your behalf' mindset.
>> No. 20362 Anonymous
12th February 2016
Friday 1:53 am
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I find the fact that people are pretending to have heard the term before the whole Top Gear thing really depressing. Sure a handful will have, but not several, it is really not a well known term.

(A good day to you Sir!)
>> No. 20363 Anonymous
12th February 2016
Friday 2:23 am
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>>20362
I think this is diverting attention from the real issue, which is that it is a racist term, and from the way the whole scene was constructed, in terms of script and timing, it was blatantly intentional. Clarkson and Co were well aware they aren't allowed to just come out with racist jokes, and so they were trying to see if they could get away with a racist joke by burying it in a pun. It's teenlad stuff and exactly the kind of thing you'd expect from powerful right-wing white men who fail to take racism at all seriously.

It's neither here nor there whether 'people' have heard the term before. If I dig up a centuries-old racist term and refer to someone by it, that doesn't suddenly make me not a racist, or the language I am using not racist.
>> No. 20364 Anonymous
12th February 2016
Friday 2:59 am
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>>20363

It doesn't make you a racist either, it's about intent and this was a play on words.
>> No. 20365 Anonymous
12th February 2016
Friday 3:02 am
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>>20362
... I have definitely heard the term before. I imagine many asian people are more aware of it, in the same way more black people are aware of being called nigger. What's your point?
>> No. 20366 Anonymous
12th February 2016
Friday 3:10 am
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>>20362

I have a feeling you must be rather young.
>> No. 20367 Anonymous
12th February 2016
Friday 5:39 am
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>>20359
>nip

I wish racists would stop abbreviating words. It'd be so much easier to say Nip instead of Nipponese, laplander instead of laplanderstani, Chink instead of Chinese, etc. but nooo, they have to make them derogatory. We're still allowed to call the French frogs, Germans krauts/jerry and Americans yanks/seppos/etc, aren't we?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCNw4Nahmhg
>> No. 20368 Anonymous
12th February 2016
Friday 8:07 am
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it's as if frog and kraut are tame because there's no reason to be deeply offended, while laplander is in another league because there's genuinely something wrong with being one... Seems to me that inter white national banter becoming an atrocity when a brown man is involved just reinforces the idea that we're irreconcilable, tackling this shit will end racism sooner than a banned word list.

(A good day to you Sir!)
>> No. 20369 Anonymous
12th February 2016
Friday 8:14 am
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>>20362
Since when was causing a mod to have a teary a bannable offence?
>> No. 20370 Anonymous
12th February 2016
Friday 10:45 am
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>>20369
U wot m7?
>> No. 20373 Anonymous
12th February 2016
Friday 8:08 pm
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>>20367
>We're still allowed to call the French frogs, Germans krauts/jerry and Americans yanks/seppos/etc, aren't we?
Because you are all white and all the same.
>> No. 20380 Anonymous
12th February 2016
Friday 11:09 pm
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>>20369
I was drunk enough not to remember doing it in the morning, I removed the bans as soon as I saw them.
>> No. 20381 Anonymous
13th February 2016
Saturday 2:51 am
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>>20373

I was just having a conversation with a German and a French person the other day and they understood me, then we had a laugh about how we have fought each other over cultural differences for 1000 years, and how absurd Irish independence is because all white people are identical.
>> No. 20382 Anonymous
13th February 2016
Saturday 5:04 am
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>>20380
Thanks lad.
>> No. 20383 Anonymous
13th February 2016
Saturday 1:24 pm
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>>20381
Yeah, if the Napoleon or the Nazis had taken over Britain it wouldn't have mattered a jot because all white people are identical.
>> No. 20384 Anonymous
13th February 2016
Saturday 5:44 pm
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>>20381
>>20383
Don't be offended lads. It's okay. It isn't like the average white person can tell the difference between a Nigerian and a Ghanaian. They are all black. So why is it weird for the same to apply in the opposite direction?
>> No. 20386 Anonymous
13th February 2016
Saturday 7:27 pm
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>>20384
Just because a European person can't tell the difference between a Nigerian and a Ghanaian doesn't make them identical. I admit I wouldn't be able to either, but I'm sure they have vastly different cultures, languages and possibly even racial makeup. And if Africans do have an easier time of telling Europeans apart, that might be more down to white cultural imperialism.

I know almost fuck all about Africa but I wouldn't be so utterly ignorant as to declare the entire continent 'the same'.
>> No. 20387 Anonymous
13th February 2016
Saturday 9:38 pm
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>>20384

M8 I went to an inner city London school, telling different types of Africans apart and being able to avoid their insane beef during the African Nations Cup was pretty much the only thing I learned.
>> No. 20388 Anonymous
13th February 2016
Saturday 11:24 pm
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>>20386
I don't know what your point is. Africans and East Asians put up with what you lot are getting mad about. It doesn't matter, and nobody expects you to know the difference between an Ethiopian and a Somalian, so you shouldn't get mad when Africans can't tell the difference between a Ukrainian and a stupid twat English fuck.

>>20387
I doubt that many African nations qualify for the World Cup.
>> No. 20389 Anonymous
13th February 2016
Saturday 11:31 pm
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>>20388
> the difference between an Ethiopian and a Somalian

Sounds like the set up to a politically incorrect joke. Any idea of the punchline, >>20387?
>> No. 20390 Anonymous
14th February 2016
Sunday 12:05 am
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>>20388
He didn't mention the World Cup, he mentioned the African Nations Cup, you utterly stupid fucking cunt.
>> No. 20391 Anonymous
14th February 2016
Sunday 12:05 am
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>>20390
It's all the same thing, you utterly useless Russian.
>> No. 20392 Anonymous
14th February 2016
Sunday 1:55 am
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>>20388
>you shouldn't get mad when Africans can't tell the difference
But... I don't. I never said I did. What happened was, this fool >>20384 implied that the reason Europeans and Africans can't make distinctions is because white people are all the same and black people are all the same, which is patently bollocks, so I was responding to that. So never mind me, what the hell is your point?
>> No. 20393 Anonymous
14th February 2016
Sunday 3:05 am
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>>20392
That they are all the same. For the record, don't type in italics when you are talking to me.
>> No. 20394 Anonymous
14th February 2016
Sunday 4:08 am
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>>20393
Recorded.

Not really.
>> No. 20401 Anonymous
14th February 2016
Sunday 5:01 pm
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>>20389

You can get more Ethiopians into a phone box.

>> No. 20516 Anonymous
14th March 2016
Monday 8:45 pm
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JOEY HATES ARE TROOPZ.
>> No. 20518 Anonymous
14th March 2016
Monday 10:43 pm
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>>20516
It's because they didn't watch his spin off.
>> No. 20519 Anonymous
15th March 2016
Tuesday 8:36 pm
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>>20516

Was this actually a big deal until Chris Evans said what a shocking scene it was? It's not even a thing, it's a nothing. It's not like it's a graveyard.
>> No. 20522 Anonymous
15th March 2016
Tuesday 9:24 pm
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>>20519
If the front pages of The Sun, The Telegraph and Daily Mail are a big deal, yes.
>> No. 20523 Anonymous
15th March 2016
Tuesday 10:04 pm
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>>20522 That depends on what the Queen may (not) have definitely said Exclusivily in The Sun!!1
>> No. 20524 Anonymous
15th March 2016
Tuesday 10:07 pm
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>>20516

ARE BRAVE BOYS died for your right to do doughnuts on Whitehall.
>> No. 20526 Anonymous
15th March 2016
Tuesday 10:53 pm
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>>20522

So some reactionary rags newspapers had picked it up before Evans started saying how awful the whole thing was? I was out of the news loop for a couple of days so what I saw was a man shooting a scandal gun into his own feet.
>> No. 20539 Anonymous
17th March 2016
Thursday 4:53 am
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I've been watching Regular Car Reviews to fill the Top Gear void.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZvBwqemoLg

tbh his videos are far more entertaining than most of what I've seen from Top Gear.

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