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This is why the world of humans is becomming a nastier place ... In my honest / humble...

25 April 2017 - 10:57 AM

http://www.abc.net.a...irlines/8433170

 

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I don't travel much at all. So my first question to the universe is ... " What happened to the use of "Stand by" customers ? Is this still a thing ?

This concept of apologising for inept service is a concept that is flourishing in today's world.

Doesn't anyone take into account the first impression anymore ?

Does it mean nothing to be told it was all a lie but we can butter you up with food and drink ? I don't get it, obviously.

And it is inept ( and in my book ) illegal to sell thin air . I mean the fact the seat may not actually be there for the selling is Fraud.

 

I suppose it's nice that in Aus the airlines appear to be trying to be charitable at least. But seriously isn't it a false saving ?

 

Also, say the airline has 'comforted' the bumped traveller with several drinks whilst waiting and then finally gets a flight and due to the

'bumped drinks' is a nasty drunk who is also deep-down-scared-of-the take off from the ground, and then is 'justifiably' by the flight attendants

kicked off the plane they have been made to wait for ?

 

Airlines aren't the only business who are prepared to look inept these days. The Hotel industry do it to all the time. They have ' sorry vouchers'

printed and ready to go for guests for any number of reasons 

:Room not ready . Bad food. Room dirty. Rude staff. Falling over on uncared for paving, or shoddy carpeting. The list is infinite.

I've watched these interactions between guests who feel wrongly done by and management.

 

I guess a person can choose to feel offended, belittled, second-rate, or whatever. But frankly, if I've paid for something then I expect to receive it .

It's also a given I prefer private road travel.

 

 


Talk about a quandry ! ... not.

18 March 2017 - 03:00 PM

I've always advocated for marriage for all adults that want it, in any of it's many forms, but I've also always been adverse to

the influence of big business on political decisions. So at first it might seem cool that corporation CEOs are spouting their PC views

on the topic of marriage availability, but no, it's almost as kerniving (sp) and nasty as them throwing 'donations' at the pollies.

 

And Dutton to be the one making a fuss about this is also iffy imo ... but then I guess if his name is in the ring to replace Malcy then

of course it's politics as usual ... nothing to see here.

Last, and always the least to want to talk about, is Qantas CEO Joyce ... what a fucker-of-a-game-player that dude is ;)

 

http://www.abc.net.a...iticism/8366306


I do not, nor have I ever seen a penis ...

07 March 2017 - 07:46 PM

... on any of the traffic light signals.

Not in all my born days ( not sure if or what I'd see if I had dead days ). Not in any of the States I've visited in Australia,

Central Aus. would likely be the only place I might have missed out on.

 

I dare anyone, anywhere, to show me a ridgy-didg traffic light that portrays a penis of any length or fatness whatever !!

No photo-shopped pic applicable.

 

With that in mind, wtf is Vic Roads wasting money and time ( six month trial ) on being so openly-in-your-face sexist for ???

 

http://www.abc.net.a...rossing/8330560

 

" The Committee for Melbourne — a non-profit organisation comprising more than 120 Melbourne business and community groups —

is behind the move. Chief executive Martine Letts said having only green or red silhouettes of men discriminated against women.

"The idea is to install traffic lights with female representation, as well as male representation, to help reduce unconscious bias," she said.

Ms Letts said the group wanted to see female and male representation on all pedestrian crossings."

 

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What utter uttter utter utter uttter stupid codswallop !

If Ms Letts really wants to get equal about these signals - and seriously, O_o  ?! - then the figures should not be

wearing a dress ( << discriminating assumption ) .

As it's portrayed now it's totally androgynous, and seriously, if Ms Letts wants to make a point here, it's the men ( see male loos ) who have always

been discriminated here. Fancy being considered an unclothed androgynous stick figure all your life  !?!

 

 

 

 

 

 


R.I.P. Sir

28 January 2017 - 04:31 PM

http://www.abc.net.a...aged-77/8219862

 

This man had soooo much talent. He played soooo many people. And he is imo the most horribly cold

bad ass Villian out there. His accent lent itself to chilling cold.

 

I'm glad to have seen lots of your work Sir John and look forward to revisiting it all.

Thankyou :(

 

I salute you Sir John Hurt.


Backing the winner

15 January 2017 - 12:22 PM

Can't say I've ever been a huge fan of Nicole Kidman, and not till I read this article ... http://www.abc.net.a...support/8183560 ... did I know that she held dual citizenship.

 

Have to hand it to her now though, with the way the celebs etc are nixing any who speak in favour of the Pes-elect, I was

pleased to read her thoughts on getting on with ' Democracy and a democratic approach ' to the whole thing.

 

The level of negative stigma attached to any high profile celebs who even look at getting work on anything to do with Pres-elect reminds

of the blacklists and paranoia during the 1950s -60s.

 

It's galling and stupid and ignorant behaviour. Sure Obama had his critics all through his time, and will continue to even now.

And yes, Derhh a lot of his critics stem from the Republicans. But seriously, he was no angel either. But democracy allowed him

the right to be not only Pres-elect, but a righteous President given respect for the terms of his Office.

 

I do not recall the present outright bully-boy tactics of this time happening for Obama when he won for his team.

 

If ( and maybe, when ) Trump drives America to it's knees and destroys International relations any more than is currently occuring

then take your pound of flesh with gusto ... ffs.