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Message 1 - posted by ikeyfab, Mar 18, 2008

brush was talking about gypsies not the travelers ,
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Message 2 - posted by Tettie-Hat, Mar 18, 2008

Actually, he was joking about fortune tellers <laugh>

A fortune-teller told him he will soon embark on a long and difficult journey. The chap then stole his wallet, so Basil had to walk home. Boom! Boom!

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Message 3 - posted by Tettie-Hat, Mar 18, 2008

Thinking about it, its quite odd really;

The vice-chairman of the Romany, Gypsy and Irish Traveller Network complained about a joke being made about a dodgy fortune-teller [not necessarily connected to a Romany, Gypsy or Irish Traveller] but did not complain about stereo-typing [clothes pegs, lucky heather and tarmacing drives] which the gypsy actress specified in her lines?

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Message 4, Mar 18, 2008

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Message 5 - posted by Tettie-Hat, Mar 18, 2008

What did you put in your tea today????

Have you had your water analysed for odd chemicals lately ????

Did you get out the wrong side of bed this morning???

Or have you only just found the <grr> smiley???

<laugh>;)
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Message 6 - posted by U5209345, Mar 18, 2008

I was thinking about this last night - can a toy fox be held responsible for racist comments?

If, on the other hand (<laugh>) the charge is being made against the chap with his hand up Basil's whatever you call it, if he is of the same race (as in the case of Brits can't, pedantically speaking, be accused of racism against the Germans as we come from the same stock) can the allegation of racism stick?
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Message 7 - posted by U8259068, Mar 18, 2008

Nowt wrong with me Tet, it is just that we've had quite a lot of these Pikeys round our way recently, parking up where they like, leaving piles of crap when they finally move on to make someone else's life a misery, and it is mugs like me who go to work and pay taxes who end up paying to clean up after the scruffy sods<steam>

As as for their tarmaccing talents, I remember as a 16 year old telling one of then exactly where they could stick the "Bit left over from a big job" when they came round our house for the third time in a week. Not too sure if Mum was chuffed I'd got rid of them or shocked that I knew such language;)
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Message 8 - posted by U8259068, Mar 18, 2008

(as in the case of Brits can't, pedantically speaking, be accused of racism against the Germans as we come from the same stock)

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Look, if we can't be racist against the Germans why were they put on the Earth - What other purpose do they have<erm><devil>
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Message 9 - posted by Tettie-Hat, Mar 18, 2008

We have 2 perminant sites of Irish Travellers either end of our village. One of the sites is now actually bigger than our village <yikes>

That said, their presence has its advantages. Mainly, stopping other outsider travellers from wondering into their patch. Some have stupidly tried but realised the error of their ways when the 'boys' introduced themselves to them.

They actually proved extremely helpful when some other travellers nicked our motorbikes. I only got to hear about it third hand but, lets just say, justice was made. Well, the local lot did owe me one after a previous mis-understanding resulting in the 'boy's calling on me instead of my neighbours in error after a disagreement over something <yikes>

TBH they don't cause our village any bother. If anything they protect us more than anything else. But, like with all outsiders, they have their own rules and ways of dealing with things which doesn't necessarily fall within the confines of the Law.

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Message 10 - posted by Tettie-Hat, Mar 18, 2008

... and they know how to party on St Patricks day ..... <laugh>
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Message 12 - posted by U5209345, Mar 18, 2008

(as in the case of Brits can't, pedantically speaking, be accused of racism against the Germans as we come from the same stock)


Look, if we can't be racist against the Germans why were they put on the Earth - What other purpose do they have<erm><devil>

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You misunderstood me Derby - that's my legal defence I was outlining <whistle>
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Message 13 - posted by U2999339, Mar 18, 2008

a toy fox

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What do you mean, Astro, 'a toy fox'? You're not seriously suggesting, are you, that...no, surely not, the thought is too preposterous, that...that...my beloved Basil...isn't....real?
No, I must have misread......
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Message 14 - posted by Tettie-Hat, Mar 18, 2008

Nonemoreblack

Stop fretting - of course Basils real. Astro just got the facts wrong .......... YET AGAIN! <laugh>
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Message 15 - posted by U8259068, Mar 18, 2008

Watch in Nonemore, she'll be telling you that the Easter Bunny, Santa and the Tooth Fairy aren't real either<yikes>
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Message 16 - posted by U5209345, Mar 18, 2008

<hug><hug><hug> sorry nonemoreblack - of course Basil is real, you know what I'm like, I always get things wrong and everyone knows what a wonderful, kind hearted fox Basil is in REAL LIFE and on screen!!!!

You take no notice of me and the silly posting I made <ok>
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Message 17 - posted by U5209345, Mar 18, 2008

Stop fretting - of course Basils real. Astro just got the facts wrong .......... YET AGAIN! <laugh>
Nonemoreblack


Errrrr - Tet, I'm sure I only make the odd mistake <erm>

































and they don't come much odder than thinking you know who is real ;-) <laugh>



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Message 18 - posted by U5209345, Mar 18, 2008

she'll be telling you that the Tooth Fairy [isn't] real either<yikes>

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That's not true Derby and it's the very reason why I never sleep with my head under the pillows :-)
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Message 19 - posted by U2999339, Mar 18, 2008

<hug><hug><hug> sorry nonemoreblack - of course Basil is real, you know what I'm like, I always get things wrong and everyone knows what a wonderful, kind hearted fox Basil is in REAL LIFE and on screen!!!!

You take no notice of me and the silly posting I made <ok>

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Phew! Thanks Astro, you had me sweating there. <smiley>
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