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« Reply #5085 on: November 20, 2017, 05:36:52 PM »
Remember watching Novotna's tears as a youngster when wimbledon was must see watching in the Summer. Was great to see her win it a few years later. RIP
It really was. She came across as a lovely person.
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« Reply #5086 on: November 20, 2017, 06:36:39 PM »
Ah Ffs I didn't mean them in any malicious way.I meant them the way Denis Law intended when he spoke at George Best's funeral,during the service in the presence of the family,when he said and I quote "I am surprised Bestie turned up today!" Like me , he wasn't mocking a death either.

The mock outrage of the usual subjects here is hypocritical.Plenty of celebrity deaths on this Board have been greeted with absolute and genuine  glee,Margaret Thatcher for example.

so you knew and played with Jana then and know she would appreciate the "humour". Sad sad git

and Thatcher was a in charge of a murder machine not a tennis player just so you know the difference

And she stood up to a murder machine
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« Reply #5087 on: November 20, 2017, 07:24:20 PM »
Ah Ffs I didn't mean them in any malicious way.I meant them the way Denis Law intended when he spoke at George Best's funeral,during the service in the presence of the family,when he said and I quote "I am surprised Bestie turned up today!" Like me , he wasn't mocking a death either.

The mock outrage of the usual subjects here is hypocritical.Plenty of celebrity deaths on this Board have been greeted with absolute and genuine  glee,Margaret Thatcher for example.

so you knew and played with Jana then and know she would appreciate the "humour". Sad sad git

and Thatcher was a in charge of a murder machine not a tennis player just so you know the difference

And she stood up to a murder machine
No she didn't. She allowed MI5 to direct the killers to carry out  murders that suited the political agenda of the time. 

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« Reply #5088 on: November 20, 2017, 07:47:40 PM »
Ah Ffs I didn't mean them in any malicious way.I meant them the way Denis Law intended when he spoke at George Best's funeral,during the service in the presence of the family,when he said and I quote "I am surprised Bestie turned up today!" Like me , he wasn't mocking a death either.

The mock outrage of the usual subjects here is hypocritical.Plenty of celebrity deaths on this Board have been greeted with absolute and genuine  glee,Margaret Thatcher for example.

so you knew and played with Jana then and know she would appreciate the "humour". Sad sad git

and Thatcher was a in charge of a murder machine not a tennis player just so you know the difference

And she stood up to a murder machine

No she actually made it more polarised,  stood up to SFA, the rotten bitch......

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« Reply #5089 on: November 20, 2017, 10:14:43 PM »
These discussions usually end amicably with one side agreeing the other was correct all along.
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« Reply #5090 on: November 20, 2017, 10:57:27 PM »
These discussions usually end amicably with one side agreeing the other was correct all along.
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« Reply #5091 on: November 20, 2017, 11:30:44 PM »
These discussions usually end amicably with one side agreeing the other was correct all along.
Thatcher rescues Fearon.
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« Reply #5092 on: November 21, 2017, 12:29:30 AM »
Ah Ffs I didn't mean them in any malicious way.I meant them the way Denis Law intended when he spoke at George Best's funeral,during the service in the presence of the family,when he said and I quote "I am surprised Bestie turned up today!" Like me , he wasn't mocking a death either.

The mock outrage of the usual subjects here is hypocritical.Plenty of celebrity deaths on this Board have been greeted with absolute and genuine  glee,Margaret Thatcher for example.

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« Reply #5093 on: November 21, 2017, 08:49:53 AM »
Ah Ffs I didn't mean them in any malicious way.I meant them the way Denis Law intended when he spoke at George Best's funeral,during the service in the presence of the family,when he said and I quote "I am surprised Bestie turned up today!" Like me , he wasn't mocking a death either.

The mock outrage of the usual subjects here is hypocritical.Plenty of celebrity deaths on this Board have been greeted with absolute and genuine  glee,Margaret Thatcher for example.

What planet are you living on? It doesn't matter if you you didn't mean it in a malicious way, it just wasn't funny, it was downright sick.

And for you to then try and use Maggie Thatcher to deflect your ignorance is just as bad.

Don't know if you have ever tried it but an apology or admittance of your stupidity might have been better

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« Reply #5094 on: November 21, 2017, 09:17:54 AM »
There is a semblance of a point to Tony’s argument here.. His jokes are shite almost all the time pathetic even but were they said about different people or even by someone other than Tony they’d pass by almost unnoticed.

There a fair bit of playing the man not the ball going on..

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« Reply #5095 on: November 21, 2017, 09:47:08 AM »
There is a semblance of a point to Tony’s argument here.. His jokes are shite almost all the time pathetic even but were they said about different people or even by someone other than Tony they’d pass by almost unnoticed.

There a fair bit of playing the man not the ball going on..

I agree.  There's a fair bit of "neck winding in" required here too.  Let's face it, the comment may have failed the first rule of comedy i.e. it wasn't funny, but there's a queue forming here to see who can be the first to be offended and who can be most offended.

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« Reply #5096 on: November 21, 2017, 09:48:02 AM »
Ah that's crap news. Did she keep the illness quiet?

I think it had been covered in the news a couple of years ago when she was first diagnosed?

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« Reply #5097 on: November 21, 2017, 10:18:31 AM »
There is a semblance of a point to Tony’s argument here.. His jokes are shite almost all the time pathetic even but were they said about different people or even by someone other than Tony they’d pass by almost unnoticed.

There a fair bit of playing the man not the ball going on..

I agree.  There's a fair bit of "neck winding in" required here too.  Let's face it, the comment may have failed the first rule of comedy i.e. it wasn't funny, but there's a queue forming here to see who can be the first to be offended and who can be most offended.

not really - it is sick to use the death thread at every opportunity to make 'jokes' whoever is at it... then to use death of a young woman from cancer... ffs! time to grow up.
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« Reply #5098 on: November 21, 2017, 10:22:09 AM »
There is a semblance of a point to Tony’s argument here.. His jokes are shite almost all the time pathetic even but were they said about different people or even by someone other than Tony they’d pass by almost unnoticed.

There a fair bit of playing the man not the ball going on..

I agree.  There's a fair bit of "neck winding in" required here too.  Let's face it, the comment may have failed the first rule of comedy i.e. it wasn't funny, but there's a queue forming here to see who can be the first to be offended and who can be most offended.

Sorry boys but I don't agree with this, I personally have no gripe whatsoever with TF, but I do find that joke crass. As someone who has watched his wife suffer for 5 years with cancer I found that joke in poor taste.

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« Reply #5099 on: November 21, 2017, 10:30:54 AM »
There is a semblance of a point to Tony’s argument here.. His jokes are shite almost all the time pathetic even but were they said about different people or even by someone other than Tony they’d pass by almost unnoticed.

There a fair bit of playing the man not the ball going on..

I agree.  There's a fair bit of "neck winding in" required here too.  Let's face it, the comment may have failed the first rule of comedy i.e. it wasn't funny, but there's a queue forming here to see who can be the first to be offended and who can be most offended.
You have to be guarded about these things sure but personally speaking I wasn't offended by it at all... more so just rolling the eyes at this person who's meant to be nearer thy god to thee but continually comes out with this sick humor for an internet lol. Says something about him that this is one of his things rather than just some one off. No harm in calling that out I don't think
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