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Thousands Gather to Protest Global Warming

Sequin | 13:26 UK time, Thursday, 17 December 2009


A colleague has just passed me this.
ho ho.


  • 1. At 1:41pm on 17 Dec 2009, Pete Spindley wrote:

    clearly "snow" joke...ahahaha....

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  • 2. At 1:43pm on 17 Dec 2009, U14250170 wrote:

    'sno joke!

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  • 3. At 2:08pm on 17 Dec 2009, Big Sister wrote:

    Ivor, a little slow today, I see? ;o)

    Incidentally, are the bumps on their heads the result of Danish police brutality, Eddie?

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  • 4. At 2:15pm on 17 Dec 2009, Big Sister wrote:

    Oops, sorry, Carolyn - didn't realise it was you who'd posted it up. So, is Eddie on another Blog course?

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  • 5. At 2:21pm on 17 Dec 2009, U14250170 wrote:

    You see, Big Sister, I'm phsychic, err sychic, err spyhic - I can see things. That No.1 from Pete Spindley was in moderation when I posted, but I knew what he wanted to say!

    That one in the front looks awfully cross. Hardly surprising I suppose given the size of the bump on his head.

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  • 6. At 2:24pm on 17 Dec 2009, David-Whitehouse wrote:

    lol thats ace, spot on!

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  • 7. At 3:11pm on 17 Dec 2009, skintnick wrote:

    Not so sure this is in very good taste.
    On the penultimate day of Copenhagen with little worthwhile progress on what is the greatest threat to our civilisation the BBC 3-O'Clock news did not even mention this! Shame on you.

    "All across the world, in every kind of environment and region known to man, increasingly dangerous weather patterns and devastating storms are abruptly putting an end to the long-running debate over whether or not climate change is real. Not only is it real, it's here, and its effects are giving rise to a frighteningly new global phenomenon: the man-made natural disaster" Barack Obama

    "Global warming is too serious for the world any longer to ignore its danger or split into opposing factions on it." Tony Blair

    "The danger posed by war to all of humanity - and to our planet - is at least matched by the climate crisis and global warming. I believe that t he world has reached a critical stage in its efforts to exercise responsible environmental stewardship." Ban Ki-moon

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  • 8. At 4:36pm on 17 Dec 2009, U14250170 wrote:

    skintick - Wrong on two counts, I think.

    It is in good taste, but more importantly, it's very funny.

    Copenhagen has been in almost every news bulletin for the past three weeks. Perhaps there was nothing new to report between 2 O'Clock and 3 O'Clock. It doesn't necessarily mean that the BBC has decided it's not important any more.

    Calm down.

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  • 9. At 4:37pm on 17 Dec 2009, DoctorDolots wrote:

    7. skintnick - please don't quote Blair, he's a liar, and there are some who would use that quote to claim it's all made up like WMD. I'm sure politicians known for their honesty could be quoted ... oh well, perhaps not.

    The snow people have every right to be protest, they have a lot to lose.

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  • 10. At 4:38pm on 17 Dec 2009, davmcn wrote:

    Is that a Spencer Tunick photo of nude snowmen?

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  • 11. At 5:02pm on 17 Dec 2009, mittfh wrote:

    Unsurprisingly the hashtag #uksnow has been trending on Twitter all afternoon...

    And someone's gone to the trouble to compile an interactive map of snow-related tweets, where people state the first half of their postcode plus a snowfall score between 0 (sun out, blue sky) to 10 (blizzard).

    Just about to log off at work, where it's dark and dry - although we had two periods where the weather turned from 0 to 4 and back again in the space of about 5 minutes!

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  • 12. At 5:11pm on 17 Dec 2009, vainly_here wrote:

    7 & 9 - Well, it must be true if Tony Blair said it; But don't panic, there's still time to establish another stage in the development of One World Government.

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  • 13. At 5:21pm on 17 Dec 2009, skintnick wrote:

    Tony Blair was God's gift for 10 years. Now he is Satan?

    The issue of Climate Change is too VERY VERY big to be left out of any news bulletin; Sylvio Berlesconi made the cut for heaven's sake!!

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  • 14. At 7:01pm on 17 Dec 2009, Lady_Sue wrote:

    Love that pic!

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  • 15. At 7:45pm on 17 Dec 2009, Sindy wrote:

    Next time ... it's protest AGAINST ...

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