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Started by RankBajin on Oct 29, 2011 2:57:01 PM
Sir Jimmy Savile dies aged 84


  • Kiddly fiddler?
  • Corpse toucher?
  • Other? (please specify)
  • All of the above?

popstar7 - 27 Apr 2022 16:51:20 (#17301 of 17327)

Underground dance music weekenders have been held at holiday camps in unglamorous locations since the late 70s. Margate, Prestatyn, Minehead, Great Yarmouth etc

Ginmonkey - 27 Apr 2022 16:57:43 (#17302 of 17327)

Yep - Places like Bognor Regis and Camber Sands often host dance and indie music events. Cheap weather proof accommodation, ready made bars and stages, income off season for the owners, often with good rail links.

HouseOfLametta - 27 Apr 2022 16:58:47 (#17303 of 17327)


LemonGrass - 27 Apr 2022 17:00:26 (#17304 of 17327)

I know people who go to ska and northern soul weekends. Meet up with people they haven’t seen for a while.

crackfox - 27 Apr 2022 17:02:20 (#17305 of 17327)

Not forgetting the Club 18-30 reunions, where they could relive their alcohol-fuelled summers of date rape and third-degree sunburn

Ginmonkey - 27 Apr 2022 17:23:55 (#17306 of 17327)

I went to Rye for the day one Friday last year and the train down from London was packed with loads of tipsy forty and fifty somethings who were clearly going to a weekender type event at Camber Sands.

Arjuna - 27 Apr 2022 18:01:58 (#17307 of 17327)

Surely Butlins at Bognor Regis is perfectly normal place for a 64 year old DJ to be gigging at?

LemonGrass - 27 Apr 2022 18:38:34 (#17308 of 17327)


LemonGrass - 27 Apr 2022 18:56:26 (#17309 of 17327)

Whilst not directly about noncery, Cookie Pryce makes a very good point in the last paragraph;

RosyLovelady - 27 Apr 2022 19:07:59 (#17310 of 17327)

When I used to go to Rye from London I liked to go through to Hastings and change there. OK it takes a bit longer that changing at Ashford but it's still more pleasant.

Intowntonight - 27 Apr 2022 19:57:43 (#17311 of 17327)

Ginmonkey - 27 Apr 2022 17:23:55 ( #17306 of 17310) I went to Rye for the day one Friday last year and the train down from London was packed with loads of tipsy forty and fifty somethings who were clearly going to a weekender type event at Camber Sands.

Thats the UK Independence Party's Morris Dancing Association annual week-end

Arjuna - 27 Apr 2022 21:23:04 (#17312 of 17327)

Since the documentary aired last night Ms Sunshine claims, several more women have contacted her to about new allegations of abuse by Westwood.

She added: “As of last night, with the documentary coming through I have five more women in my DMs with new stories.”

FredDee - 28 Apr 2022 18:38:16 (#17313 of 17327)

Sun Reporter says ( in the Guardian ) that libel laws protected Saville :

darkhorse - 28 Apr 2022 18:39:56 (#17314 of 17327)

I watched the Westwood doc on iPlayer last night (it's half hour). It's quite disturbing. He's clearly a f***ing c*nt.

Arjuna - 28 Apr 2022 19:32:30 (#17315 of 17327)

The Sun attempted to expose Jimmy Savile as a paedophile while he was still alive – only to have to back down because of Britain’s tough libel laws

They did not worry about them after Hillsborough and on numerous other occasions. Jimmy may have used libel laws to protect himself but they are also handy to reign in the worst elements of the press.

JohnIlly - 28 Apr 2022 18:34:01 (#17316 of 17327)

The relatives of the Hillsborough victims did not have the funds to support lawyers.

AlanII - 28 Apr 2022 20:37:40 (#17317 of 17327)

The Murdoch media group didn't have the money to combat fucking Savile's lawyers? Don't make me laugh. This is a transparent attack on limitations on the Press to publish what the fuck they want.

solvognen - 01 May 2022 08:09:00 (#17318 of 17327)


Arjuna - 01 May 2022 09:17:30 (#17319 of 17327)

Ever since the first high-profile libel case, when the most famous pirate in history – Captain Morgan – won £200 in damages (£40,000 today) in the 17th century for being accused of being a cruel buccaneer, our defamation laws have protected wrongdoers

Even this claim is dubious. Morgan had an excellent case. He had been a privateer working on licence from the crown and at the time of the famed case was governor of Jamaica.

solvognen - 01 May 2022 09:36:39 (#17320 of 17327)


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