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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23320 on: June 18, 2012, 04:42:09 am »
Half four in the morning. I've been sleeping or walking in circles since Friday night. I've never known nothing like it. Honestly a jammy bastard, barely had a day's sickness in me life. I'm grateful for that, but I haven't half been making up for lost time this year. All I'm short of is a hump on me back.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23321 on: June 18, 2012, 08:15:35 am »
Anyone see the Italian Ferrari take out the Audi on Saturday
night in the Le Mans 24 hour.

Flying through the air with the greatest of ease!

Went to RAF Cosford, near Wolverhampton yesterday for father`s day
with son, grandson and his mate.
Eurofighter Typhoon, just dawdling along at 700mph over the runway
and then climbs vertically through clouds at 5000feet in seconds.
Restricted to that speed so it wouldn`t break the sound barrier.

A Lancaster bomber and Spitfire did some fly pasts, very special.

Clips on Youtube.

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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23322 on: June 18, 2012, 08:41:53 am »
Sorry to hear you're not so well Leo. The ferkin' weather's enough to add to your being pissed-off as well. Get well soon brother.

Saw a weird thing here in Belgium this morning. A terrific thunderstorm was in full swing as I was waiting for the bus for work - roads running like rivers - and then across from the bus stop there's a bank of lovely silver birches and they all suddenly started losing their leaves!! The leaves floated down and carpetted the road - like bleedin' autumn!!

Had a quick look round and about to check for the arrival of the Living Dead but glad to say they didn't show. Must have been too bleeding wet for them eh? ;D ;D
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23323 on: June 18, 2012, 10:58:05 am »
Being 9 years old and waiting at the bus stop at the top of Wylva Road for the 17 bus back to Broadway after night games. My son can't believe I used to go the game with my mates at such a young age. My Saturday routine would consist of leaving Nogsy at about 12:00, walking to Broadway to catch the 17, that bus always seemed to never arrive, seemed ages. 

IF and it was usually a big if, I had enough for a portion of chips I'd get a bag from that chippy at the corner of the Kop (think it's called the 'Sing Fong' now, it certainly wasn't called that in 1975, then queue with hot chips in hand right at the front. Wait...and wait and wait for the gates to open, and like the bus it just seemed it would never happen! Then you'd hear someone moving behind the big thick wooden doors then all of a sudden they'd slide to the side and you could see ahead of you what looked like the Pyramids, those steps were steep and seemingly neverending and at this time of the day free from urine!

After climbing to the top of the steps stand and look at the pitch, a few fellow earlybirds milling around,  no music at all, (George didn't start playing any records till about 2 o'clock). Chips long eaten and digested, grease wiped onto scarf or birmos my attention would turn to which spec I would take, the world was my oyster, I could stand (sit on the bar usually) wherever I wanted, I had the WHOLE Kop to choose from. My first regular place at Anfield was a spec above the entrance, top left of the Kop if you looked from the Anny Road. It was a sort of shelf about 15-20 foot above the ground, quite precarious when I think about it now, just a small wall between me and a 15 foot onto a concrete floor with about 200 or so people behind me all pushing!

It was either a case of going the bog before I got to my place or hanging on till after the game cos being a 9 year old (and small for my age) I couldn't leave my place once it started to get full, I'd have never got it back. The time really did seem to drag on, the players never warmed up before the game so you didn't even have that to watch, the only 'entertainment' was watching the lads who sold sweets from trays walking around the ground, people would throw coins onto the pitch (yes it was allowed) and the lads would throw their orders back, usually a Mars bar. I thought it was the best job in the world! Get paid AND see the game free, what more could I person want?

Finally the speakers would crackle and George's famililar voice would spring into life, a few dedications and usually whatever song was at number 1 that week, it was 1975 so it would probably have been Bohmeian Rhapsody by Queen as that song was up at the top for yonks that year. The place would be packed by now and still 25 minutes to kick off, just hoping you wouldn't have some smelly bastard next or near you. Then George would announce the line-up....Clemence...Neal....Jones....Hughes (capt) Smith...Kennedy...Keegan...Case....Heighway...Toshack....Callaghan, substitute Fairclough.

37 years later and I can't count how many matches or players I've watched, and I can't tell you what the line up was for our last game against Chelsea at Anfield this season but that line up slipped off my tongue like I was remembering what I had for my breakfast this morning. The team came out (not together), first was usually the away side, to lots of boos, and off to the Anny Road end they went to kick towards the Kop, then out came the mighty Reds, and mighty they were to thuderous noise, Clemo straight to the Kop for the kick in, waving to the fans and picking up the Wrighley's chewies that Nellie right at the front had thrown on to him.

I can honestly say there were times when I actually wanted the away side to score first to make a game of it cos I knew we'd win, we were THAT good. I've been to Istanbul...Rome...Wembley and far too many away grounds to recount, and seen so many great footballing moments but NOTHING beats the 1975/76 season  because it was the beginning for me.

I'll be renewing my season ticket again this year, but it's a habit more than a thing of passion, a lot of the magic has gone for me and a lot of the enjoyment I get is when I go to the game with my 15 year old son, I love seeing his joy when we get a good result cos I know just how he's feeling.



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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23324 on: June 18, 2012, 11:18:00 am »

Lovely post that mate.
They were truly great days back then.
I don't do polite so fuck yoursalf with your stupid accusations...

Right you fuckwit I will show you why you are talking out of your fat arse...

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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23325 on: June 18, 2012, 11:21:51 am »
Aye welcome aboard mate - but if you can remember what you had for your breakfast you're probably in the wrong thread.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23326 on: June 18, 2012, 11:38:56 am »
Brought a smile, that post.

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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23327 on: June 18, 2012, 12:16:05 pm »
Aye welcome aboard mate - but if you can remember what you had for your breakfast you're probably in the wrong thread.

sh*t.....breakfast , knew i'd forgotten something

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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23328 on: June 18, 2012, 04:46:23 pm »
Anyone see the Italian Ferrari take out the Audi on Saturday
night in the Le Mans 24 hour.

Flying through the air with the greatest of ease!

Went to RAF Cosford, near Wolverhampton yesterday for father`s day
with son, grandson and his mate.
Eurofighter Typhoon, just dawdling along at 700mph over the runway
and then climbs vertically through clouds at 5000feet in seconds.
Restricted to that speed so it wouldn`t break the sound barrier.

A Lancaster bomber and Spitfire did some fly pasts, very special.







Lancaster Bomber did some fly pasts had to laugh at that,you alright mate :wave






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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23329 on: June 18, 2012, 05:12:42 pm »
What was them sweets they used to have in the trays? I'm tempted to say Spangles. They was like them, boiled, fruit jobs, but they had another name. Lovely them though. I could just go one now. I'm absolutely bollocksed, me throats like one of them birds on heat with the big red bag under their chin and I've got a head like the Elephant Man. It's some virus malarkey, apparently. I don't know. I ended up giving the quack a few home truths. I didn't rant or rave. I just sat there, looked him right in the eye and told him a few things he didn't want to hear because he knew it's truth.

I used to be very deferential to them doctors, but no more, not after some of the things I've seen in the last few years. I know some of them must be alright, but I've had enough of pricks that think we're less than the germs they're supposed to be sorting out.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23330 on: June 18, 2012, 05:18:22 pm »
They have some GB all time draft so me being a bit past it thought sod the draft and i just put this up as my team any thoughts?

                                                                   
                                                                Frank Swift

    Chris Lawler                   Mike England               Bobby Moore             Jimmy Armfield

   
Stanley Matthews              Duncan Edwards            Liam Brady               George Best

                                           
                                                         Bobby Charlton

                                                                                John Charles

I wanted to leave most of our lads out, and maybe do an all time Liverpool one but I have still never seen a better RB than Lawler.

there you go get your memories going, nearly put Stan Cullis and Ivor Allchurch on the bench as well!
                                                                                 
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23331 on: June 18, 2012, 05:36:36 pm »
Half four in the morning. I've been sleeping or walking in circles since Friday night. I've never known nothing like it. Honestly a jammy bastard, barely had a day's sickness in me life. I'm grateful for that, but I haven't half been making up for lost time this year. All I'm short of is a hump on me back.
Ok FS ive been reading this thread from the start im on page 46 now some cracking posts noticed your down in Bournemouth i knew a lad from there his name was jaffa he must be about 50 now just a couple of years younger than myself he used to travel all over just like myself i think he was born in bournemouth i remember seeing him at a game at southampton around xmas think 95 we won 1-0 think there goalie made a mistake and jonny barnes scored i saw jaffa with a group of scouses who lived in bournemouth just wondered if you new jaffa  :wave
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23332 on: June 18, 2012, 07:33:31 pm »


there you go get your memories going, nearly put Stan Cullis and Ivor Allchurch on the bench as well!
                                                                                 


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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23333 on: June 18, 2012, 08:15:15 pm »


I used to be very deferential to them doctors, but no more, not after some of the things I've seen in the last few years. I know some of them must be alright, but I've had enough of pricks that think we're less than the germs they're supposed to be sorting out.

A mate of mine was telling me, a while back, about his neighbour, some little arl woman. She was having trouble with her hip and ended up seeing a specialist on the NHS who said she was too young and that it would be best left for a few years because of the problems that would be caused if it wore out, I suppose. She wasn't happy because she was in a lot of discomfort. So the bloke recommended that she goes private, which she does, and ends up seeing a specialist who says, 'no probs we'll get it sorted immediately' - and you guessed it, it was the same bloke. Says it all really.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23334 on: June 19, 2012, 03:21:45 am »
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23335 on: June 19, 2012, 04:53:09 am »
Yeah, LB. I know him, not very well, but I know him. I've seen him at a few matches and around town. He does hang round with a few Scousers an all, but I don't really know them that well, either. There's a little firm of them hang round together. One of them's me barber, good lad but a terrible drunk. I'm frightened for me ears every time I go, and me missus usually has to tidy me head up when I get home. But he's a sound fella and usually does a good job, depends on if he's been on a proper bender or just been his usual blotto self. He's not Scouse, but there's stacks of us down here. I know loads but tend to keep meself to meself nowadays or I wouldn't be on here at bloody quarter to five in the morning.

Another awful night. I'm going to have to go back the Quacks, but as our own good Doctor has just said, they do absolutely nothing for us nowadays. That story doesn't surprise me one bit, and it wouldn't surprise me if it was done under orders from their masters. But the fella I see is more than happy to leave people in pain. I'm sure there's still some really nice caring doctors about, but this fella's a horrible arrogant prick. All he ever says is, "What do you want, a sick note?" The stuck up twat. I've worked and paid me dues all me life. Anyway, I've refused to ever see him again. Just as well, I'd have probably really kicked off if I kept getting treated like that.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23336 on: June 19, 2012, 08:50:27 am »
Arrogance of doctors gets me wick sometimes.

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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23337 on: June 19, 2012, 09:07:55 am »
Aye Leo some of them have long since forgotten the Hippocratic oath.

Might do no harm to mention it if you get one of them uphimself dicks like.

The aul time family doctors are nearly done and gone nowadays.
You know how it was, the doctors from the local practice were there for nearly every birth and death in families within their communities. And it emerged many years later that, because so many genuinely took to heart the suffering and the helplessness of the communities they served with real affection, a great number of them were secretly suffering as alcoholics. Most don't care enough these days to reach that level of involvement mate. Many died earlier than they should have because they really did get involved and they really did care.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23338 on: June 19, 2012, 10:50:59 am »
Re the Docs, I had a similar experience myself a couple of years ago.
I had a lump appear on my cheekbone below my left hand temple that steadily grew larger and occasionally seemed to emit a clear liquid with a very unpleasant odour. It was not like a spot but felt sore like one and I suspected some kind of blocked tear duct or sweat gland issue.
Anyway, after a year or so of putting up with it, I was visiting the Docs for something else but mentioned it and he hummed and hahed, gave it a prod and said it was nothing, ie not a tumour, and not to worry as it would probably go away as mysteriously as it had appeared.
Almost three years later it still hadn't gone and if anything it had grown quite sizeable and if it wasn't for my beard at the time, very prominent, and occasionally in warm weather it would get pretty uncomfortable too and it would still sometimes weep.... and then wifey started giving me gyp... So off to the Docs, explain it all again, and he says since it's not cancerous it would be cosmetic and would need cutting out and I'd probably have to go private due to my age....he said it would be unlikely I'd get it done on the NHS due to cutbacks but he referred me to the specialist 'lump' clinic to see what they would say. So off to the clinic, the junior consultant had a look and said it was not cancerous and no, since it was not life threatening they couldn't operate as it was a bit too near where the nerves on the side of the face come down and if it went wrong I could end up looking like the Joker or worse. And then.....without pausing she announced I could have it done privately though! I couldn't believe what I was hearing. I asked how much, she popped next door to the real consultant, ie the one that does the ops and trousers the cash and returned within a minute and said £250. A 10 minute op under local she said.
Needless to say, being a tight arse, I wasn't having that. In the meantime, both my kids are doing medicine so I had a brief chat with with my son,  and he reckoned the smell was very likely because it was infected and antibiotics would probably help. So.....time for a bit of DIY experimentation...I still had about a fortnights worth of penicillin that had been prescribed for something else years back and started to take them regularly while bashing the lump and getting the stinking contents out. Within 4 weeks, lump gone and touch wood, not returned now in well over a year.
Now you'd have thought that my GP could have sorted all this out years back when I first mentioned it to him, or even on the subsequent visits. It's a little sad but when things like this happen to you it can be difficult to have quite the same level of respect for Doctors (my kids excepted of course) as we seemed to have years ago when we were growing up.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23339 on: June 19, 2012, 11:07:00 am »
I had something very similar to that Gulley about 20 years ago (mid 40's) but mine was on my forehead above the left eye and just below my hairline. Looked like I had been stung by something but it never went down. Went to my GP - good bloke but fierce and straight to the point he was (more of that later)

Anyway he squeezed all around it and said he believed it was a sebaceous cyst - a blocked pore if you like full of fat. Said he could remove it there and then if I was happy with a local anaesthetic. I was, he did and job done inside 10 minutes - not much of a scar either.
He sent the lump off for biopsy to confirm non-malignant- and the man was dead right.

About the bloke's directness now - nearly forgot!! A bloke who worked with me back then was an enormous size. Big Norm. About 22 stone or so and an ex-miner from Manchester's Bradford Colliery. He was starting to have trouble with his knees so off he went to see meladdo the doc. Norm explained what the problem was and doc says " Bloody hell Norman are you surprised? You are easy 5 stone overweight for your frame. Come back and see me when you've lost 'em!" So Norm did exactly that - and Doc got him sorted with new knees. Everyone wins eh?
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« Reply #23340 on: June 19, 2012, 11:57:53 am »
I’ve got to say that the many and various doctors I’ve dealt with (ie my personal GP’s etc) over the years have been exemplary - except maybe one - in stark contrast to a sizeable proportion of the people I know.

The current lot I’m with at my local practice are all very good! They listen and take on board any sensible contributions I make.

Likewise my son, who has an enormous amount of allergies, is always dealt with by the same specialist who has been absolutely fantastic. She’s like a personal family friend now and absolutely genuinely loves my boy (and me and the wifey too). She remembers everything about his case and never needs reminding of anything.

The top Docs who dealt with my stroke were also excellent decent chaps who listened, though funnily enough the A&E crowd were pretty crap and took far too long diagnosing a pretty obvious stroke – top Docs quite publicly gave them the bollocking of their lives. That surprised me as the ones at the sharp end are usually the clued-up ones.

I worked at Clatterbridge for a while and found most doctors to be absolute egotistical, obnoxious bastards who were only in it for the status. And the consultants seemed more concerned with getting their (inevitable) dicky-bows looking just right than actually communicating with patients.

However it’s the relationship between the pharmaceutical companies and the doctors that worries me, and the wealth of anecdotal evidence from family and friends about pill-pushing uninterested GP’s cannot be ignored.

And another thing. Just yesterday I received a letter asking me to take part in the clinical trial of a new wonder drug that will reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. Now I would like to assist – and wifey is pressing hard in this direction because I would be getting constantly and meticulously monitored for the duration, but I have a couple of concerns.

The first is; I am already taking a cocktail of drugs and for me this is already a worry as I do not think that the medical profession is fully aware of what happens when you  take a mixture of drugs (I’m sure that’s what did for me dad) – I will not be required to stop taking any tablets that said new wonder drug is destined to replace?! The new wonder drug will hopefully ‘improve’ my readings! My readings are currently OK – improving them would make them worse.

Also, the research (‘in Oxford’) is funded by a massive pharmaceutical company so if you want your grant to continue you’d better get the right results or at least keep your gob shut if you don’t. Peer review obviously won’t be an option, for commercial reasons.

Anyway, I think I’ll be reneging on my civic duty and giving it a miss – any thoughts chaps?

If there was no commercial pressures and all research could quite openly be reviewed by all – they do hint that this is the case, but that’s all – then I’d be more than willing, but there are plenty of good reasons for being a sceptical conspiracy ‘nutter’ in this wonderful world we now live in. I can remember when people thought you were nuts if you suggested anything untoward about the tax dealings of the multinationals/banks etc.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23341 on: June 19, 2012, 12:18:57 pm »

You're right about the pill pushing. I read a while back that something like 25% of a GP's annual funding now comes from reaching targets for prescribing certain drugs. So it seems it's very much in their financial interests to get us on them.

Have they provided the name of this drug for the trial?

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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23342 on: June 19, 2012, 12:29:04 pm »
My first GP was an old Irish drunk off Wessy Road who always stank of whiskey. Anyway, my throat was giving me real gyp, it felt like I was swallowing glass with every drink or bite of food. Off I toddled to said GP, who took a cursory glance with his torch and said "It's tonsillitis Sean." So I said "Eh doc, I thought doctors used stethoscopes, not telescopes." "What do you mean by that?" he replied. I said "Well if you can see my tonsils, that must be a telescope you're using, because the last time I saw them they were in a fucking bucket in Walton Hospital." Needless to say, he turned round and said "well it must be Laryngitis then."
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« Reply #23343 on: June 19, 2012, 12:57:24 pm »
Have they provided the name of this drug for the trial?



Yeah, Anacetrapib - catchy isn't it.

Just thought of another NHS incident of mine. Think we could be hitting a rich vein here.

It was the night before I was due to drive down to France and this lump on the back of me neck suddenly decided to grow enormously to the point that head movement was restricted and driving was going to be ‘not recommended’.

I was convinced that I had ‘back of the neck cancer’, death being imminent and legged it (well limped, obviously) to the doctor to see if he could ease my passage (ooh err) to the afterlife. He was some stand-in doctor I’d never seen before, and resembled Rumpole though he was slightly obnoxious.

He looked at my neck for approximately a third of a second, and said, “Carbuncle.... NEXT”! – what is it with me, gout, carbuncles – I’m some kind of composite Dickens character or something.

Tablets would never clear the lump in time so he said go to A&E.

I went to A&E and the nurse took me in some room and made me strip to the waist and lie face down on this treatment table, she then disappeared – for half an hour.

Then some other nurse comes in with some gear in a tray, hoiks her skirt up a bit and gets on the table straddling me back – this was on the NHS and I would have expected to pay good money for this sort of stuff. Using the thumbs technique in combination with her entire body weight she starts squeezing all the gunge out of this carbuncle. This was absolute fucking agony. I had my teeth gritted and my arms were wrapped around the treatment table putting the tubular steel under some serious tension. She was squeezing like hell and then spilling loads of surgical spirit or something really cold anyway, and then squeezing and squeezing like a mad woman. Every muscle in me body was shaking with the strain.

Then she gets a scalpel out and starts jagging that into me neck and then more squeezing and sloshing of cold stuff. I do not jest, I could actually hear this knife going into me neck.

This went on for forty-five minutes and then she stuck a dressing on it and told me to go to the nurses station at the end of the ward for some tablets. The ward sister asked me how I was getting home, but I couldn’t speak because me teeth were welded together. This caused some concern and then it transpired that second nurse thought that the first nurse had given me some anaesthetic.

By the time I got to France the following day, I was back to square one. I went to hospital and got the job done properly – they were playing with the idea of a general anaesthetic but in the end decided against. Wifey reckons I had a hole roughly the shape of a half inch cube on the back of me neck.
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« Reply #23344 on: June 19, 2012, 01:08:25 pm »
I'll have to catch up with these NHS stories later. I just popped in to say, I went back the quacks this morning. It's one of them health centre yards. I think the impersonal nature of them gaffs is a bit of the problem, and the orders from on high are the rest. Anyway, seen a East European fella. He looked me over from top to bottom, ordered me a chest x-ray and gave me some pain relief. The other stuck up posh bastard, took one look inside me ear yesterday, never examined fuck all and sent me packing with a packet of anti-biotics.
Never again will I doff me cap to these people. I've got too many horror stories of people believing them over their own pain and symptoms without question and ending up in a bad way, me own lad and father included. Nah. Fuck that. I'll be very polite and grateful for the care, but I won't be fobbed off again.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23345 on: June 19, 2012, 01:29:50 pm »
They need to realise that I'm the expert on my body and that of me kid(s). I don't mean I'm the expert on fixing it but I'm the expert on knowing when something is wrong with it. It's their job to know how to fix it, and to hopefully over the years be able to tell the difference between the bullshitters and the genuine cases - and it would be a start if they could just be arsed trying to tell the difference.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23346 on: June 19, 2012, 06:14:10 pm »
Yeah, LB. I know him, not very well, but I know him. I've seen him at a few matches and around town. He does hang round with a few Scousers an all, but I don't really know them that well, either. There's a little firm of them hang round together. One of them's me barber, good lad but a terrible drunk. I'm frightened for me ears every time I go, and me missus usually has to tidy me head up when I get home. But he's a sound fella and usually does a good job, depends on if he's been on a proper bender or just been his usual blotto self. He's not Scouse, but there's stacks of us down here. I know loads but tend to keep meself to meself nowadays or I wouldn't be on here at bloody quarter to five in the morning.

Another awful night. I'm going to have to go back the Quacks, but as our own good Doctor has just said, they do absolutely nothing for us nowadays. That story doesn't surprise me one bit, and it wouldn't surprise me if it was done under orders from their masters. But the fella I see is more than happy to leave people in pain. I'm sure there's still some really nice caring doctors about, but this fella's a horrible arrogant prick. All he ever says is, "What do you want, a sick note?" The stuck up twat. I've worked and paid me dues all me life. Anyway, I've refused to ever see him again. Just as well, I'd have probably really kicked off if I kept getting treated like that.
Cheers for the reply leo i read that you was from kirkby i got to know loads of lads in my time forgot to ask if you remember smigger he was from kirkby he must be 56ish now i beleive he still goes the games just wonderered if any of the auld arses have herd of some of the lads that i knew colin sinber,billy weaver,andy and michael kay,fitzy,big mitch,jonny broomhead,ginger pete from warrington,wayne morris,sully,love to have a get together with them best wishes to all Bomber  :wave
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23347 on: June 19, 2012, 06:21:43 pm »
Cheers for the reply leo i read that you was from kirkby i got to know loads of lads in my time forgot to ask if you remember smigger he was from kirkby he must be 56ish now i beleive he still goes the games just wonderered if any of the auld arses have herd of some of the lads that i knew colin sinber,billy weaver,andy and michael kay,fitzy,big mitch,jonny broomhead,ginger pete from warrington,wayne morris,sully,love to have a get together with them best wishes to all Bomber  :wave
I'm not from Kirkby. I lived there, but I came from Netherfield Road originally. That's not a dig at Kirkby. It's a great gaff and I know some great people from there, quite a few of them called Smigger. But if it's the Smigger I'm thinking of, he's a dead sound lad. I last seen him in Istanbul. I didn't know it, but I was booked in the same hotel as him. I never even stayed in there. I was only in there one night. I went to get me head down about 3 in the morning and bumped into Smigger and the lads. I was going to have a couple of hours kip before heading back to Bodrun, but ended up on the piss all night with Smigger and his oppos. Last I heard, they'd all packed it in. But I'm sure some of them still go. John Mac will know. He's like the all seeing eye that fella.
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Re: For all the auld arses.
« Reply #23348 on: June 19, 2012, 06:39:22 pm »
I have fond memories of The Amsterdam tournament in 2001. Was there for 9 days I think and caned a months wages. We had a right smirk. Always remember some auld arse who was a big mad fucker from The North end and who's name I wont mention. We were all in a coffee shop on the afternoon of the game getting wellied on the local delights. Anyhow this auldie who was more of a drinker than a smoker asked for a space cake. This was about 5 bells and the match was at 8 bels I think. Anyhow he necks this space cake and he couldn't move a fuckin muscle. All he kept on saying was Iam fucked lar, Iam fucked. As we were all getting off to the match we decided to leave him. When we got back to the coffee shop from the match  he was still still in the same speck.

Memories like that are priceless.
  I had to reply to this post made me laugh this reminds me of when i was in Amsterdam for the holland v england game in 93/94 we played in rotterdam lost 2-0 got knocked out of the european championships i went there with a few liverpool fans from lancaster and meet up up with 2 mates from preston pete whos a liverpool fan and his mate billy who supports everton we was in amsterdam only for 3 days we went in one of them cafes on the day of the game in amsterdam we were going to get the train to rotterdam about 230/3pmish so the lads said they wanted to try some of that space cake i was the only one who backed out thought no im not trying it i didnt know what affect it would have on me all the other 5 lads had some we eventually left the cafe half 2ish and was walking to central station when billy said "Im fuck im fuck im not coming im going to lay down"so off billy went back to the hotel we all got the train to rotterdam myself and pete didnt get in the game we had no tickets we watched it in a pub in rotterdam after the game myself and pete got the train back to amsterdam and pete said"Lets go the hotel and see how billy is"so we went back to the hotel and billy was on the bed still spaced out he had been in the room for about 10 hours he was just about coming round he said "It was awfull he said it just made you want to lay down" Fantastic memories  :wave
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23349 on: June 19, 2012, 06:58:41 pm »
I'm not from Kirkby. I lived there, but I came from Netherfield Road originally. That's not a dig at Kirkby. It's a great gaff and I know some great people from there, quite a few of them called Smigger. But if it's the Smigger I'm thinking of, he's a dead sound lad. I last seen him in Istanbul. I didn't know it, but I was booked in the same hotel as him. I never even stayed in there. I was only in there one night. I went to get me head down about 3 in the morning and bumped into Smigger and the lads. I was going to have a couple of hours kip before heading back to Bodrun, but ended up on the piss all night with Smigger and his oppos. Last I heard, they'd all packed it in. But I'm sure some of them still go. John Mac will know. He's like the all seeing eye that fella.

Think Smigger he's talking about is from South Dene, different fella than you are, mates with Stevey Gill, who you may know- used to run Supporters clubs from Folkstone/ Southampton, from West Vale but sadly, died last year. Smigger still goes.
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23350 on: June 19, 2012, 07:43:08 pm »
They have some GB all time draft so me being a bit past it thought sod the draft and i just put this up as my team any thoughts?

                                                                   
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    Chris Lawler                   Mike England               Bobby Moore             Jimmy Armfield

   
Stanley Matthews              Duncan Edwards            Liam Brady               George Best

                                           
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I wanted to leave most of our lads out, and maybe do an all time Liverpool one but I have still never seen a better RB than Lawler.

there you go get your memories going, nearly put Stan Cullis and Ivor Allchurch on the bench as well!
                                                                                 

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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23351 on: June 19, 2012, 07:52:28 pm »
Liam Brady is not from GB.

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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23352 on: June 19, 2012, 08:46:00 pm »
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Mitch from Kirby was he an Anny roader and knocked about with Ozzy (ginger hair) and an asian lad called Glen think he was asian anyway

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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23353 on: June 19, 2012, 10:32:55 pm »
Its a shame to read all these NHS posts    :(

I suppose I ought to stand up for us...  and I can promise I do no private stuff, nor do I make any selections based on class/status or stuff.. (occasionally I might bump someone up the list if my ma knew them or stuff, but its only minor).  Anyone who needs me to do their hip etc gets the same, the best I can.

Unfortunately, I know many of the comments above are correct though.

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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23354 on: June 19, 2012, 11:58:53 pm »
I worked in the NHS for over 20yrs and to be truthful, although it is not perfect, think it does some bloody brilliant stuff.

I have seen doctors and nurses save umpteen lives, seen people who had set off for the shops or work without a care, end up in hospital battling for their lives because fate has dealt them a blow, and who have lived to tell the tale.

The people I worked with were, by and large, hardworking, knowledgeable and caring and it was a pleasure to work with them.

The areas where in my mind the NHS falls down is in the care of the elderly and the GP system, and I am sick to death of hearing GP's say everything is s virus.  Yes I know that we have to keep the use of antibiotics down, but bloody Hell sometimes they are needed!
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23355 on: June 20, 2012, 07:21:04 am »
Why we expect excellence from all of our fellow citizens who work in the health service is weird. They are drawn from every strata of our society and therefore they will inevitably therefore reflect ALL the good the bad and the ugly elements present in our society. I have come across some right ignorant tossers wearing the uniform of a staff nurse (or whtever their modern titles is now) and my reaction was as yours would likely be - I wouldn't piss on them if they were on fire.
BUT I've come across very similar tossers who were wearing a bus drivers uniform, or a postman's uniform, and some fuckers who wearing NO uniforms at all (let's be clear here - they had SOME clothes on... ;D)
Bank tellers, shop assistants, Post Office counter staff - believe me, tosserdom knows no barriers nor does it respect any frontiers.

Overwhelmingly, the vast majority of those working in our health service are a credit to the vision that birthed it. They should be proud of their role in supporting their communities in what have been, are still and will continue to be moments of great emotional stress throughout their lives.

Thank you to every single one of them who deserves it - and to the other tossers, shape yerselves and join in helping yer miserable bastards.
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« Reply #23356 on: June 20, 2012, 09:46:12 am »

Thank you to every single one of them who deserves it - and to the other tossers, shape yerselves and join in helping yer miserable bastards.

And hope yer never need to be nursed yourselves one day. Bah & humbug
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Re: Shanklyboy's auld arse thread.
« Reply #23357 on: June 20, 2012, 04:17:13 pm »
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Mitch from Kirby was he an Anny roader and knocked about with Ozzy (ginger hair) and an asian lad called Glen think he was asian anyway
Sorry i was on about smigger who was from kirkby didnt know were mitch was from i think he did used to go around with a man with ginger hair not sure of his name,mitch did used to go in the annie road end probably not all the time though he must be 56ish now  :wave
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« Reply #23358 on: June 20, 2012, 05:17:09 pm »
Think Smigger he's talking about is from South Dene, different fella than you are, mates with Stevey Gill, who you may know- used to run Supporters clubs from Folkstone/ Southampton, from West Vale but sadly, died last year. Smigger still goes.
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« Reply #23359 on: June 20, 2012, 05:20:43 pm »
I worked in the NHS for over 20yrs and to be truthful, although it is not perfect, think it does some bloody brilliant stuff.

I have seen doctors and nurses save umpteen lives, seen people who had set off for the shops or work without a care, end up in hospital battling for their lives because fate has dealt them a blow, and who have lived to tell the tale.

The people I worked with were, by and large, hardworking, knowledgeable and caring and it was a pleasure to work with them.

The areas where in my mind the NHS falls down is in the care of the elderly and the GP system, and I am sick to death of hearing GP's say everything is s virus.  Yes I know that we have to keep the use of antibiotics down, but bloody Hell sometimes they are needed!

CTR, MM... I haven't read all the posts yet, but I don't think there's a single one of us that would knock the NHS. I think we're all pissed off at what politicians are doing to it. I can't stop now. I found me Ma on the floor again last night. I'm off back the hospital right now. I can't even go in and be with her though, as I'm sick meself. Yep... the quack said, I had a virus and gybbed me with a packet of penecillin. He's a prick, but the people caring for me Ma... I wouldn't say a bad word about them, even though one of the nurses is a right snot.
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