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  • Message 1. 

    Posted by mountetna2 (U14443003) on Sunday, 12th August 2012

    Brian gets better and better today! 'He wants me to get down and lick his boots!' whinges Adam.

    Serve the arrogant spoiled brat right!

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    Posted by Diamontelil (U3623588) on Sunday, 12th August 2012

    I love Brine and it serves Adam right. About time he realised that he is not indispensable. He threatens to leave and then has a hissy fit when his employer tries to fill the vacancy. That put him in his place especially when brine said he should stop moaning and be enthusiastic. Brilliant.

    Wasn't JD cringeworthy, anyone would think he was twelve years old, especially as he behaves like one.

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    Posted by mountetna2 (U14443003) on Sunday, 12th August 2012

    That put him in his place especially when brine said he should stop moaning and be enthusiastic  
    Yes, I liked that bit too - definitely the icing on the cake!

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    Posted by Hayseed (U3270942) on Sunday, 12th August 2012

    I love Brine and it serves Adam right. About time he realised that he is not indispensable. He threatens to leave and then has a hissy fit when his employer tries to fill the vacancy. That put him in his place especially when brine said he should stop moaning and be enthusiastic. Brilliant.

    Wasn't JD cringeworthy, anyone would think he was twelve years old, especially as he behaves like one. 
    Lesson well taught methinks. Totally agree.

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    Posted by Athena Ergane (U14927530) on Sunday, 12th August 2012

    Brian gets better and better today! 'He wants me to get down and lick his boots!' whinges Adam.

    Serve the arrogant spoiled brat right!

     
    No, he just asked you to agree to commit to your job.
    Nothing about boot licking.

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  • Message 6

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    Posted by NotsoTinyTim (U2256329) on Sunday, 12th August 2012

    < 'He wants me to get down and lick his boots!' whinges Adam >

    At least it's only his boots - otherwise this could have provided certain moral problems, what with Brine being his stepdad.

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    Posted by Rockahula (U14892346) on Sunday, 12th August 2012

    I realise this will go down like a manure baguette, but I've always really liked Brine. He may not set any moral benchmarks but he's one of life's doers and winners: he works out what needs to be done and he gets off his backside and gets on and does it. And when things don't work out, he learns from his mistakes and formulates a better plan. He's resilient, and he has no understanding of self pity: in other words, he's the the complete antithesis of whiney little Madam who thinks the world owes him something. It's no flipping wonder he wants an excuse to get rid of him.

    After tonight's epi, though, I think I might actually love him a bit...

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    Posted by Earldunda (U14196337) on Sunday, 12th August 2012

    < 'He wants me to get down and lick his boots!' whinges Adam >

    At least it's only his boots - otherwise this could have provided certain moral problems, what with Brine being his stepdad. 
    Adam would probably love a bit of boot-licking.

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  • Message 9

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    Posted by anna kist (U2314477) on Monday, 13th August 2012

    Agreed the scenes were fab. I was rooting for Brian.

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  • Message 10

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    Posted by Chris Ghoti (U10794176) on Monday, 13th August 2012

    Adam had refused to have anything to do with the job of managing the arable for the Megadairy.

    Brian advertised for someone who would be prepared to do it.

    When Adam said he was fater all prepared to do it Brian required him to give his word that he would do the job properly and not go on trying to sabotage it as he has been doing since last Decmber.

    He'd expect anyone doing that job to do it and not whinge, I think.

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  • Message 11

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    Posted by Dinah Shore (U14984316) on Monday, 13th August 2012

    I don't like either of them, and think both of them behaved really badly.

    But I disliked Bonker Brian more.

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    Posted by Mustafa Grumble (U8596785) on Monday, 13th August 2012

    When Adam said he was fater all prepared to do it Brian required him to give his word that he would do the job properly and not go on trying to sabotage it as he has been doing since last Decmber. 
    When read in conjunction with About time he realised that he is not indispensable. He threatens to leave and then has a hissy fit when his employer tries to fill the vacancy. That put him in his place especially when brine said he should stop moaning and be enthusiastic.   I am reminded most vividly of Kevin Pietersen, particularly after cricketing-related events of the last few months and days!

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    Posted by Chris Ghoti (U10794176) on Monday, 13th August 2012

    I was thinking about a friend of mine who left a commune under a slight cloud ("Look, if you were good at anything you do then people would queue up for you to tell them how to do things, but you aren't, so stop telling us what to do!") and decided to get a job in the ordinary mundane world after all.

    After a few weeks, he ruefully quoted "Deciding to sell out to the system isn't the worst thing that can happen. That is deciding to sell out and discovering that nobody is buying."

    I'm sure it was a quote, because it was a very original thing for him to have said if it wasn't, but I have never known where it was from. Anyone happen to know?

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  • Message 14

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    Posted by mountetna2 (U14443003) on Monday, 13th August 2012

    Brian gets better and better today! 'He wants me to get down and lick his boots!' whinges Adam.

    Serve the arrogant spoiled brat right!

     
    No, he just asked you to agree to commit to your job.
    Nothing about boot licking. 
    Usually I'd agree with you. However, from mAdam's point of view 'commitment to your job' - or at least, this job, does count as 'bootlicking'!

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    Posted by toffee (U8026926) on Monday, 13th August 2012

    < 'He wants me to get down and lick his boots!' whinges Adam >

    At least it's only his boots - otherwise this could have provided certain moral problems, what with Brine being his stepdad. 


    I was gonna say good job he didn't say 'He wants me down on my knees'!

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  • Message 16

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    Posted by Ruralrambler (U11117592) on Monday, 13th August 2012

    I realise this will go down like a manure baguette, but I've always really liked Brine. He may not set any moral benchmarks but he's one of life's doers and winners: he works out what needs to be done and he gets off his backside and gets on and does it. And when things don't work out, he learns from his mistakes and formulates a better plan. He's resilient, and he has no understanding of self pity: in other words, he's the the complete antithesis of whiney little Madam who thinks the world owes him something. It's no flipping wonder he wants an excuse to get rid of him.

    After tonight's epi, though, I think I might actually love him a bit...

     
    Hear, hear Rockahula.

    All Adam had to bring himself to say, and it was a not unreasonable request from Brian, was something along the lines of "I will of course, as I always have, make sure that I put my best efforts into doing the job well".

    What a prima donna whinger Adam is!

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  • Message 17

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    Posted by EBGB (U2613853) on Monday, 13th August 2012

    Spot on, Rockahula. Additionally, he's one of the very few characters who seems to be capable of sizing other people's personalities up for what they really are.

    I was torn between cackling & cheering whilst he was reading the Riot Act to his snidey whiney stepson. What with that and Ian's outburst the other week, it's nice to hear the scripties getting off their collective chests what a number of us have felt for a while.

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