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  1. RHB

    John Bercow's expenses.

    It looks as if John Bercow is going to feature strongly in the news over the next few days. According to the BBC report below he has clocked up £34k of expenses over the past year. I don't think there is a suggestion of wrong doing, but you would think that the Speaker of the House would be a...
  2. Suffolk Shrimper In Dorset

    Question A question for Judas

    Right, I need some help. On Friday, on the eve of our Wemberleee big day, I am attending an event in the evening at Chelmsford City FC where Judas Barry Fry is the speaker. Usual form is that a few in the audience are given the opportunity to ask the speaker a question - what should I ask him? UTB
  3. superblue24

    Speaker Wiring

    Hi All, So I've bought some Sahara Whiteboard speakers second hand for an awards night tomorrow. They turned up last night with no bloody cables.....Which I think is right, but I hadn't thought about at that time. anyway..... There is one Active Speaker with a built in amp. and one Passive...
  4. DoDTS

    How our Parents/Grandparents coped with the War.

    Here we are it’s DoDtS’s summer saga. Totally non football related, but my attempt to understand how and what our forebears had to endure through the war in a series of extracts from the Southend Standards of the times. Not everybody’s cup of tea but if your not interested then don’t read it...
  5. Tangled up in Blue

    Audio problems

    I'm having trouble accessing audio on any youtube clips on SZ.Any techies out there got any idea as to why/how to solve the problem?If I go direct to youtube I can get the sound OK. And yes my speaker power/volume switches are on and working.:winking:
  6. canveyshrimper

    My dilemma

    Good folk of SZ I need your advice please. I have a serious problem. I have been invited to a lunch on 4th April where the guest speaker is one Alvin "Chipmunk" Martin. :stunned: What do I do? Do I accept and go along and listen to his "witty" stories about coming through the West Ham Academy...
  7. Shrimperstrust

    Ricky Duncan: 'It's Your Club'

    During Monday's Question & Answer session with Southend United Head of Youth Ricky Duncan, the Under-18s coach repeatedly made it clear that SUFC is "your club" and will belong to the fans even after he leaves. Ricky is especially keen to foster these links, and there were a number of...
  8. Hotman


    Anyone else use this? Have just understood how it works, and it's fantastic, if you've got an iphone and a bluetooth speaker set up. No more buying music :)
  9. Breaking News Jean-Francois Christophe: I will get back to Premier League

    He's experienced life once as a Premiership footballer and Jean-Francois Christophe is determined to do so again. A star now with Southend United, the charismatic Frenchman is confident he can again prove to managers higher up the Football League pyramid why Harry Redknapp took a chance on him...
  10. Aberdeen Shrimper

    Something for the wife this Christmas....

    Apple does it again! Apple announced today that it has developed a breast implant that can store and play music. The iTit will cost from $499 to $699, depending on cup and speaker size. This is considereda major social breakthrough, because women are always complaining about men staring...
  11. Andy_S

    Computer sound levels. Help!

    Intelligent people of the Zone, I ask for your help. Recently my computer has taken on a mind of it's own regarding the sound levels. For the 2 years I've had this computer, the speaker level in the bottom right hand corner of the taskbar by the clock has been set to 100. Then when I switch on...
  12. Napster

    Breaking news - Martin to step down

    Martin to resign as UK Common Speaker Michael Martin is to resign as Common Speaker after losing the confidence of many MPs and party leaders over his handling of the Westminster expenses furore. The Speaker decided to bow to his critics and announce his departure after enduring a battering in...
  13. West Stand Speakers

    Anyone know why again the speakers were not working in the west stand today ? Not hearing the announcements meant that you could not hear what was going on. Bonus of clear chants from the Blue Voice though, Well done this season !! Bring on next season UTB :)
  14. ozzy-shrimper

    Men In Tesco

    This letter was actually sent by Tesco's Head Office to a customer in Oxford: Dear Mrs. Murray, Whilst we would like to thank you for your valued custom and use of the Tesco Loyalty Card, the Manager of our store in Banbury is considering banning you and your family from shopping with us...
  15. Crabby Shrimper

    Shadow front bencher arrested.

    Ok, I know politics is a dodgy subject at the moment, but felt this story needed reporting. Be interesting to see how it develops, in my opinion. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/politics/lawandorder/3532133/Tory-minister-Damian-Green-arrested-under-the-Official-Secrets-Acts.html...
  16. Liven up that Tesco Shopping trip...

    HOW MEN AMUSE THEMSELVES IN TESCOS Proof of what can happen if a wife or girlfriend drags her husband or boyfriend along shopping: This letter was [allegedly] recently sent by Tesco's Head Office to a customer in Oxford : Dear Mrs. Murray, While we thank you for your valued custom and...
  17. BNP Award Nominations 2008

    http://vice.typepad.com/vice_magazine/2008/11/london---bnp-aw.html THE MIND BOGGLES" AWARD: Mr Darren Charles. Activist. Membership suspended 20.9.05 (inappropriate tattoo). Suspension lifted 27.09.05 (WHAT WAS IT? A Dr. DRE TATTOO?) BEST EMAIL ADDRESS: Mr Tim Rudge...
  18. Why drugs are good

    In response to the Why Drugs Are Bad Thread... Electronica jazz-freak and well renowned acid head Squarepusher has put forward a strong case for why drugs are good! “This album started as a daydream about watching a crazy, beautiful rock band play an ultra-gig. At first, a giant fluorescent...
  19. ozzy-shrimper

    Ipod Speakers

    Off to Lakeside today and im looking to spend up to 40 quid on some Ipod Speakers. Can anyone reccomend any?
  20. Forever A Shrimper

    Selling: iPod speakers

    Got my hands on quite a few sets of brand new iPod Speakers if anybody is intrested in getting some they are £20. Private Message me for more information.