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    Taking care of folk

    Saw this on Facebook today, just up the road, warmed me cockles! Lots of it happens up here unsung. Hope it goes on all over the country!


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    In other news

    Sunderland terror suspect 'had bomb-making manual on his phone'

    An engineer accused of using his Facebook account to encourage terrorism had a bomb-making manual on his phone, jurors have heard.

    The shocking document found on Abdulrahman Alcharbati's mobile contained advice for bomb makers which included handling their device "gently and softly", like a "creature", while it is being manufactured.
    It also warned against making any mistake while making an explosive device, as it "could be your last one".
    Alcharbati posted 400 entries onto his news feed between January 24 and February 26 last year and a total of 110 of them referred to Islamic State or martyrdom, it is claimed.
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    Hello

    Not really sure of the relevance of the second post.

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    Not a fan of diversity then?
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    Quote Originally Posted by burnside View Post
    Not really sure of the relevance of the second post.
    From local company offering to help pensioners to some no mark caught with bomb-making literature on his phone, all in one post? What the actual ... ?

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    Nice try OP, then Vladimir arrived.
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    Wtf is his problem.

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    Basically Vlad had a quota he has to reach for posting otherwise the internet research group (en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Research_Agency) doesn't pay his bonus.
    Quote Originally Posted by Onelasttime View Post
    From local company offering to help pensioners to some no mark caught with bomb-making literature on his phone, all in one post? What the actual ... ?

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    Erm.. Some people are helping old folks with roof repairs the others trying to keep them safe:-

    Mr Pawson-Pounds told jurors: "He said he condemned terrorism and posted material to discourage others from committing such acts, quite opposite to what the crown say his intention was."
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    Quote Originally Posted by VDG View Post
    In other news


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    It must be difficult to exist in your hovel or garret and have only trolling and w****ng to occupy yourself, but when threads of genuine intent appear please ignore and move on.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alansmithee View Post
    Basically Vlad had a quota he has to reach for posting otherwise the internet research group (en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Research_Agency) doesn't pay his bonus.
    It takes one to know one (btw it's outreach not reacharond some were clearly hoping for )

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    Quote Originally Posted by VDG View Post
    Erm.. Some people are helping old folks with roof repairs the others trying to keep them safe:-
    Bizarre! Time for bed?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RustyBin5 View Post
    Wtf is his problem.

    It's problem is it has no real world life and lives for online behaviour it wouldn't dare in the real world.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VDG View Post
    It takes one to know one (btw it's outreach not reacharond some were clearly hoping for )

    Weird how you have misunderstood the English in that post...

    Well not that weird.

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    Okay okay, let's start again:-


    Why is one older person dying every seven minutes during the winter?

    Over the last four winters, according to the latest official figures, nearly 120,000 people in England and Wales have died of cold weather, or factors associated with cold weather such as a virulent strain of influenza. But campaigners argue that these excess winter deaths, defined as the difference between the number of deaths that occur each winter (from December to March) and the average number of deaths during the preceding four months (August to November) and the subsequent four months (April to July), have more to do with poverty than freezing temperatures. “Successive governments have simply ignored the problem of winter deaths among the older population and seem to have a policy of crossing their fingers and hoping things will improve,” says Dot Gibson, the general secretary of campaign group, the National Pensioners Convention (NPC).
    And excess winter deaths seem to be increasing: despite last year’s mild winter, an estimated 43,900 excess winter deaths occurred – a rise of 140% on the previous year and the worst statistics since 1999-2000. Female deaths leapt nearly 150% in a single year, from 10,250 to 25,500 between 2013-14 and 2014-15. Poverty rates for women remain higher than for men, which compounds health problems: the thinktank New Policy Institute has reported increases in life expectancy for men, especially in the most deprived areas, are higher than for women. So women remain in poverty, while men’s life expectancy increases. Poverty among female pensioners is 5%-8% higher than it is among male pensioners, and poverty is highest among the over-75s.

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    Quote Originally Posted by magirus View Post
    It's problem is it has no real world life and lives for online behaviour it wouldn't dare in the real world.
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    C'mon V, this is a G&D thread about someone trying to make a difference to people less fortunate than themselves. Save the commentary for the BP.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Curta View Post
    C'mon V, this is a G&D thread about someone trying to make a difference to people less fortunate than themselves. Save the commentary for the BP.
    I think Vlad is currently barred from the bear pit which is why he needs to meet his quota here.

    Also bear in mind that Russian companies pay every two weeks and it's the 13th - got to hit his numbers.
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    I have printed this little gem of a thread before he deletes his posts in the morning.

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    Nice story, OP, thanks for posting it. I'm not sure what happened to the rest of the thread though!
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    Quote Originally Posted by magirus View Post
    It must be difficult to exist in your hovel or garret and have only trolling and w****ng to occupy yourself, but when threads of genuine intent appear please ignore and move on.
    This.

    Neither of which he is very adept at!

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    You should be banned.

    Thank you for the original post.

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    Quote Originally Posted by magirus View Post
    Saw this on Facebook today, just up the road, warmed me cockles! Lots of it happens up here unsung. Hope it goes on all over the country!
    What a decent gesture by the subject here.

    I believe it does go on all over the country and often unsung, there's far more good done by people than bad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by magirus View Post
    Saw this on Facebook today, just up the road, warmed me cockles! Lots of it happens up here unsung. Hope it goes on all over the country!

    Truly heartwarming Bob, it reminds me of better times.

    Sorry about the interloper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bobbee View Post
    Truly heartwarming Bob, it reminds me of better times.

    Sorry about the interloper.
    +1

    Thanks for posting Bob, and well done to the roofer for recognising and acting on an issue in such a good way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by magirus View Post
    Saw this on Facebook today, just up the road, warmed me cockles! Lots of it happens up here unsung. Hope it goes on all over the country!

    Heartwarming

    Are these charitable deeds something to do with the name?

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    A lovely story posted by the op....stuff like this warms the cockles.
    Its a shame that the thread was immediately derailed by pointless trolling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thewatchbloke View Post
    Heartwarming

    Are these charitable deeds something to do with the name?

    I hadn't noticed that! Thanks for the positive replies, as one might expect.

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    Thanks for posting Bob.

    When you hear of some of these ripoff merchants around, that man is a saint.
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    Quote Originally Posted by magirus View Post
    Saw this on Facebook today, just up the road, warmed me cockles! Lots of it happens up here unsung. Hope it goes on all over the country!


    Just down the road from me, great post.

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