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Old 22-06-2022, 20:18   #76
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Re: RMT announce Rail strikes are on for this week

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Yes but your recent posts re: Johnson and his parties were so divorced from reality that I am inclined to put this one in that pot also
Actually, my posts were focussed more on what had been proved, whereas your fanciful posts were based on what you suspected. If you want to pursue that line of argument, you will need to be more specific. However, let’s do that in a more appropriate thread.

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Strange how you keep moving the goalposts…

I have provided evidence to answer your point



Your response is "meaningless", but with no evidence to support that statement…

You are the perfect example of Gish galloping and Brandolini’s Law.
Why do you need ‘evidence’ when you can see with your own eyes the damage that has been done to businesses?

And with your superhuman abilities to trawl the internet to find the most obscure facts to prove the points you want to make, why can you not do the same in this instance?
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Old 22-06-2022, 20:59   #77
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Why do you need ‘evidence’ when you can see with your own eyes the damage that has been done to businesses?

And with your superhuman abilities to trawl the internet to find the most obscure facts to prove the points you want to make, why can you not do the same in this instance?
Good one, OB.
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Old 22-06-2022, 21:24   #78
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Actually, my posts were focussed more on what had been proved, whereas your fanciful posts were based on what you suspected. If you want to pursue that line of argument, you will need to be more specific. However, let’s do that in a more appropriate thread.

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Why do you need ‘evidence’ when you can see with your own eyes the damage that has been done to businesses?

And with your superhuman abilities to trawl the internet to find the most obscure facts to prove the points you want to make, why can you not do the same in this instance?
Because, as I am sure you know, it is only polite for the person making the proposition to provide that information…

And with your superhuman abilities to fail to do basic research on and ignoring any information that contradicts your tunnel vision, why am I not surprised you leap to the defence of another poster who mimics your behaviours?

But, as you are an avid proponent of Gish galloping and a prime example of Brandolini’s Law, I can understand why you wouldn’t be keen on evidence that contradicts your opinions and anecdata…
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Old 22-06-2022, 21:49   #79
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Strange how you keep moving the goalposts…

I have provided evidence to answer your point



Your response is "meaningless", but with no evidence to support that statement…

You are the perfect example of Gish galloping and Brandolini’s Law.
Including every industry sector is misleading. As I pointed out, a chunk of that profit will be from oil and gas producers. Not every sector has that level of profits. You can't include one-off sets of profits to fund an ongoing pay rise.
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Old 23-06-2022, 12:30   #80
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Re: RMT announce Rail strikes are on for this week

Out of fairness, I really have to share this even though I disagree with what the RMT is trying to do. Mick Lynch made absolute mincemeat of Kay Burley live on Sky news earlier this week and the footage is a joy to behold:

https://twitter.com/SaulStaniforth/s...-of-mick-lynch
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Out of fairness, I really have to share this even though I disagree with what the RMT is trying to do. Mick Lynch made absolute mincemeat of Kay Burley live on Sky news earlier this week and the footage is a joy to behold:

https://twitter.com/SaulStaniforth/s...-of-mick-lynch
Agreed. That was the point I was making yesterday. I don't agree with his politics - he's a far left-wing Brexiter - but he interviews very well and makes mincemeat of less-well briefed interviewers.
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Don't agree with his politics but I've found Mick Lynch a fantastic performer in the interviews I've seen.

He's unflustered, doesn't rise to baiting, doesn't get angry, seems to knows his facts and makes interviewers appear out of their depth by just doing the interviews very well.
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Including every industry sector is misleading. As I pointed out, a chunk of that profit will be from oil and gas producers. Not every sector has that level of profits. You can't include one-off sets of profits to fund an ongoing pay rise.
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Out of fairness, I really have to share this even though I disagree with what the RMT is trying to do. Mick Lynch made absolute mincemeat of Kay Burley live on Sky news earlier this week and the footage is a joy to behold:

https://twitter.com/SaulStaniforth/s...-of-mick-lynch

Just watched that,comedy gold, talk about getting your knickers in a twist,
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