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Eddy's now on Brians payroll.

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  • Message 1. 

    Posted by binocular (U10832169) on Thursday, 15th March 2012

    Dirty money Eddy. He'll call the favour back when he wants you to give a statement about the protestors.

    You can bet on that.

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  • Message 2

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    Posted by Morse Lives (U1863548) on Thursday, 15th March 2012

    Dirty money Eddy. He'll call the favour back when he wants you to give a statement about the protestors.

    You can bet on that. 


    Bet he had the conversation recorded !

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  • Message 3

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    Posted by binocular (U10832169) on Thursday, 15th March 2012

    Phelpa. Brian doesn't even sound like Brian. Far too sickly sweet.

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    Posted by Sixties Relic SAVE ML (U13777237) on Thursday, 15th March 2012

    Brian is such a slimeball.

    He thinks money can solve every problem.

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  • Message 5

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    Posted by Angela Stepney (U15123321) on Thursday, 15th March 2012

    Brian seemed very eager to give Eddie some money, mind you Eddie wasn't reluctant to take it.
    Brian's up to something!

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  • Message 6

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    Posted by Chris Ghoti (U10794176) on Thursday, 15th March 2012

    Eddie was already working for Brian, insofar as the new cattle-market belongs to Borchester Land and Brian is the chairman of Borchester Land, so he was already on Brian's payroll.

    Maybe Brian was simply behaving in character: sorry that one of his employees had been hurt, and regretting the spoilt birthday. Brian is not heartless: he just has no respect for, and no particular reason to respect, his wife and her son.

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  • Message 7

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    Posted by Athena Ergane (U14927530) on Thursday, 15th March 2012

    Eddie was already working for Brian, insofar as the new cattle-market belongs to Borchester Land and Brian is the chairman of Borchester Land, so he was already on Brian's payroll.

    Maybe Brian was simply behaving in character: sorry that one of his employees had been hurt, and regretting the spoilt birthday. Brian is not heartless: he just has no respect for, and no particular reason to respect, his wife and her son. 
    Oh good, not just me then.

    I saw nothing wrong with Brian's actions. It would have been a different thing if he had been trying to suggest to Eddie that it would be worth his while to blame the protesters.

    I only heard him being genuinely concerned and finding a way to unofficially offer compensation.

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  • Message 8

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    Posted by Purple_Hay (U14319650) on Thursday, 15th March 2012

    Brian can't win on here I thought it was a nice gesture to Eddie, bit like giving a pooch a juicy steak, if Eddie had a tail it would have been wagging and I expect some slobber.

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  • Message 9

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    Posted by Earldunda (U14196337) on Friday, 16th March 2012

    Eddie was already working for Brian, insofar as the new cattle-market belongs to Borchester Land and Brian is the chairman of Borchester Land, so he was already on Brian's payroll.

    Maybe Brian was simply behaving in character: sorry that one of his employees had been hurt, and regretting the spoilt birthday. Brian is not heartless: he just has no respect for, and no particular reason to respect, his wife and her son. 
    Oh good, not just me then.

    I saw nothing wrong with Brian's actions. It would have been a different thing if he had been trying to suggest to Eddie that it would be worth his while to blame the protesters.

    I only heard him being genuinely concerned and finding a way to unofficially offer compensation. 
    I would doubt Brian ever being genuinely concerned about anyone other than Brian Aldridge.

    As for "buying" Eddie- he's easily bought, but very unreliable and unpredictable. Not an easy person to buy.

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  • Message 10

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    Posted by Chris Ghoti (U10794176) on Friday, 16th March 2012

    All this "buying" Eddie is all very well, but nobody seems able to suggest why Brian would either want or need to buy Eddie, and what good it would do him or what he could be planning to extract from him as a repayment.

    I am reminded of a sad comment from a drop-out friend back in the early seventies: "it's terrible when you decide to sell out to the system after all, but it's even worse when you decide to sell out and find that there's nobody buying."

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  • Message 11

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    Posted by Tooterdramaqueen (U14728396) on Friday, 16th March 2012

    Dirty money Eddy. He'll call the favour back when he wants you to give a statement about the protestors.

    You can bet on that. 
    It said in the synopsis that Brian wanted to make sure that Eddie wasn't pushed by the protestors.

    I got the distinct impression that he hoped he *had* been pushed by the protestors which would have put them in the wrong. He could have used the situation to stop any further protests.

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  • Message 12

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    Posted by Dinah Shore (U14984316) on Friday, 16th March 2012

    When I heard it, I did think Brian had gone round to make sure Eddie wouldn't sue HIM (BL, or whoever employs him in the market, or Brian who had sent him on his way), but would put the blame on the poor protesters, so Brian could hassle the police and get the idiotic protests stopped.

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  • Message 13

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    Posted by Faeries_wear_boots (U15188260) on Friday, 16th March 2012

    If I were Brian, I would be subtly inferring that Eddie's accident was in some way connected to the protesters, to try and gain some sympathetic publicity.

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  • Message 14

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    Posted by A Frend (U2249422) on Friday, 16th March 2012

    If I were Brian, I would be subtly inferring that Eddie's accident was in some way connected to the protesters, to try and gain some sympathetic publicity.   Kirsty was jolly quick to say it wasn't her fault. Frankly when there was a crowd and jostling and lorries coming in and out then there was always the danger that someone would fall down.

    By the way what was Kirsty, who has several jobs, doing taking time off during the working day to protest? This is for the second time in a week. Is Polpat paying her to foment riot and affray at the Market?

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  • Message 15

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    Posted by Chris Ghoti (U10794176) on Friday, 16th March 2012

    Not *paying* her: just not preventing her, I expect. After all, Helen is back at work some of the time now so Kirsty is not quite so sorely needed.

    I'd've thought Pat and Helen would be glad that someone fomented trouble for Borchester Land.

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  • Message 16

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    Posted by A Frend (U2249422) on Friday, 16th March 2012

    "I'd've thought Pat and Helen would be glad that someone fomented trouble for Borchester Land."

    Oh sure. But you can't help wondering at the morals of people who don't show up themselves to protest but who send others out on their behalf.

    If she gets arrested by the Borechester police then it'll be interesting to see how far the BF crew separate themselves from Kirsty.

    Afterall, Lils lent P&T money and, god knows, she's hardly likely to bother about the fate of some cows given her attitide to a) Matt's wife at the time of the divorce and b) her own need for monkey gland at regular intervals

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