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  1. Ron Manager

    The Muslim Tommies

    Just downloading this show which was shown on BBC 1 last night. It looks really interesting, anyone else watch it? The Muslim Tommies Wed 2 Sep 2009 23:25 BBC One Much has been made of the threat posed by Islamic fundamentalists to the security of Britain. But what is often forgotten is...
  2. Aberdeen Shrimper

    Teaching Maths!!!

    1. Teaching Maths in 1970 A logger sells a truckload of timber for £100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit? 2. Teaching Maths In 1980 A logger sells a truckload of timber for £100. His cost of production is 80% of the price. What is his profit? 3. Teaching...
  3. Interpol Shrimper

    Teaching Maths in the UK

    1. Teaching Maths In 1970 A logger sells a truckload of timber for £100. His cost of production is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit? 2. Teaching Maths In 1980 A logger sells a truckload of timber for £100. His cost of production is 80% of the price. What is his profit? 3. Teaching...
  4. DTS

    Southend players with Easter related Surnames.

    As it thats time of year when we all get a few days of to pretend were actually religious I am looking for a crack squad of Southend players who surnames are remotely Easter related. I will start you off with Brett Angell.
  5. The Flying Scotsman

    UFO's Part II

    Given the owners of this glorious site have withdrawn my right of reply in relation to the debate about UFO's, I feel I should add the following. Unidentified flying object (commonly abbreviated UFO) is a popular term for any seemingly aerial phenomenon that is not readily identified. Research...
  6. ldnfatso

    2 True Stories!

    STORY NUMBER ONE Many years ago, Al Capone virtually owned Chicago . Capone wasn't famous for anything heroic. He was notorious for enmeshing the windy city in everything from bootlegged booze and prostitution to murder. Capone had a lawyer nicknamed "Easy Eddie." He was...
  7. If Trafalgar was today..

    Nelson: "Order the signal, Hardy!" Hardy: "Aye, aye sir." Nelson: "Hold on, that's not what I dictated to Flags. What's the meaning of this?" Hardy: "Sorry sir?" Nelson (reading aloud): "'England expects every person to do his or her duty, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation...
  8. chadded

    The 'Stan

    First of all, I'm writing this from my perspective of the last six months, I'm no hero, but plenty of my collegues are. Hopefully no one will think I'm writing this is order to show off, or to earn rep. Indeed, please don't rep me for this at all. I realise I'm probably not the only serviceman...
  9. peanut12

    Religious fooballers

    Heard them start talking about this on talkSport last night but got home before they mentioned anyone other than our very own Brett Angel and Ian St John So basically, footballers or managers with names that have a religious significance: Sean St Ledger Joe Jordan Gary Palestine Adrian...
  10. loz

    McCain picks Sarah Palin for running mate

    BBC Female to pick up the disenchanted Hilary fans, younger than Obama to counter McCain's age, social conservative to appease the religious right. I'm no fan of the Republicans, but you have to admire their political minds on occasion.
  11. Harold Bishop Killer

    If The World Was A Village Of A 1000 People

    If we could reduce the world’s population to a village of precisely 100 people, with all existing human ratios remaining the same, the demographics would look something like this: The village would have 60 Asians, 14 Africans, 12 Europeans, 8 Latin Americans, 5 from the USA and Canada...
  12. Benfleet A1

    Positive Discrimination

    Our wonderful leaders have now decreed that employers have to use positive discrimination when selecting someone for a position of employment. In other words, employ women or ethnic minorities ahead of anyone else. My understanding of discrimination is that in most forms it is an illegal...
  13. Harold Bishop Killer

    50 Things To Do In A Lift

    1. Make race car noises when anyone gets on or off. 2. Blow your nose and offer to show the contents of your kleenex to other passengers. 3. Grimace painfully while smacking your forehead and muttering: 'Shut up, all of you just shut UP!' 4. Whistle the first seven notes of 'It's a Small...
  14. adam3811


    are you? are you not? I never really think about religion, and I suppose I'm not really religious.. but then someone mentioned 'The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster' to me, and after reading about it I wondered if anyone had any strong views on it, as I just find it quite amusing...
  15. ozzy-shrimper

    Mark Dolan

    Hes on channel 4 now meeting the worlds smallest men. Hes the presenter off Balls Of Steel. He always came across to me as being one of those annoying presenters but watching this he seems to be a pretty nice guy! He picked up one of the smallest men who was 16 held him up and helped him see...
  16. TrueBlue

    IMPORTANT!!! please read...

    I just got this e-mail... DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL! *************************** Dear TBTV Bloke, You have received a new private message at ShrimperZone.com - the No.1 Southend United fans' website from Jessie, entitled "Re: Tbtv Bloke". To read the original version, respond to, or delete...
  17. The Baron

    Not sure if it is on Itv or just STV.........but what a load of bollox. Mrs AS and me go to Gardenstown a lot, it is only 13 miles and not what is portrayed on the tv, it is an eclectic mix of non god fearing and typical yoofie cruisers and not one of these religious close shop Scottish...
  18. Xàbia Shrimper

    Row Over Religious War Games

  19. JoshC

    f***ing Jehovah's witnesses

    Really annoyed at the moment I've not long got up after a late night and am alone at home. I was just having a wash when someone knocked on the door, as I walked down the stairs I saw two big blokes with suitcases, they turned out to be Jehovah's witnesses and they were on a recrutment visit...
  20. Reading at a wedding

    People, I've been asked to do a reading at my mate's wedding. Has anyone done this? I've no idea what's involved, so any hints would be helpful. It's a civil service, so nothing religious. Ta in advance.