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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?

Brunothecat - 23 Nov 2012 10:32:20 (#8581 of 17198)

I think this court business is the wrong approach though. For internet disputes, the protagonists should slug it out in front of the TV cameras for the entertainment of all. Some rules about use of weapons might need to develop over time, of course.

Bobthebuilder - 23 Nov 2012 10:33:22 (#8582 of 17198)

Anything goes except weapons, biting, eye gouging and groin strikes.

JohnIlly - 23 Nov 2012 10:33:59 (#8583 of 17198)

Extreme sarcasm could be used.

Bobthebuilder - 23 Nov 2012 10:34:38 (#8584 of 17198)

And withering, crushing irony.

Brunothecat - 23 Nov 2012 10:35:51 (#8585 of 17198)

That's the stuff. Vicious, but fair.

Bobthebuilder - 23 Nov 2012 10:39:37 (#8586 of 17198)

Body slam and clothes-line them with the one-line put-down! But fair, always fair, very true.

BuddhaPest - 23 Nov 2012 13:15:10 (#8587 of 17198)


solomongursky - 23 Nov 2012 13:20:56 (#8588 of 17198)

Were people horrid to Hammond on CIF?

Macpaddy - 23 Nov 2012 13:21:49 (#8589 of 17198)

I do hope so.

Explicity2 - 23 Nov 2012 13:40:23 (#8590 of 17198)

Extreme sarcasm could be used.

That's a brilliant suggestion. Did you come up with such an awesome plan by yourself?


ubername - 23 Nov 2012 13:45:28 (#8591 of 17198)

Although Bacon is a bit like Ham, I'm not sure that Richard Bacon is much like Richard Hammond.

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Macpaddy - 23 Nov 2012 14:39:57 (#8593 of 17198)

One's a very little dick, while being a big dick. Now that's talent.

Lawlsie - 25 Nov 2012 01:34:28 (#8594 of 17198)

Edwina Currie tweeted at me that it wasn't her or her govt that gave Savile the keys to Broadmoor. Said he had them in 1972! Is that right? I recall a programme around the time I thought it was said he took charge of Broadmoor - called something like Jim Fixes it for Broadmoor. It was in 1988. When Edwina was health minister and Kenneth Clarke was the Secretary of State.

She also mentions how Savile was cutting back on admin and had something over the staff and she wrote in her diary for that time "atta boy".

Anyone know? Ta.

JohnIlly - 25 Nov 2012 11:15:39 (#8595 of 17198)

1972 seems a bit early. He wasn't a national treasure at that point since it was pre-Jim'll. Currie was the one who made him temporary boss of a task force running Broadmoor (according to Wiki).

nubuck - 25 Nov 2012 11:40:23 (#8596 of 17198)

The hold he had on staff at Broadmoor was apparently his knowledgs of their habitually falsifying time sheets. They (the staff) must have despised him and it's a wonder nobody there blew him up long ago.

Brunothecat - 25 Nov 2012 11:44:08 (#8597 of 17198)

The hold he had on staff at Broadmoor was apparently his knowledgs of their habitually falsifying time sheets.

This sounds like utter bollocks.

If a celeb in a golden tracksuit is given the run of the place with huge media fanfare, is a joe bloggs who empties the bedpans and hands out the pills really going to feel confident challenging him under any circumstances?

nubuck - 25 Nov 2012 11:47:37 (#8598 of 17198)

It has been reported as fact in the MSM and discussed at length upthread, bollocks or not.

Brunothecat - 25 Nov 2012 11:50:22 (#8599 of 17198)

It has been reported as fact in the MSM

That Savile happened due to the dishonesty of workers on the ground, not the politicians and others who fixed things for Savile and tried to bask in his reflected sainthood while he diddled kids?

What a fucking surprise.

nubuck - 25 Nov 2012 11:52:03 (#8600 of 17198)

Go and have a lie down.

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