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edited February 7 in General

imagepoliticalbetting.com » Blog Archive » Punters start backing O’Rourke again after he tells Oprah he’ll make his mind up by the end of the month

The big developments in the WH2020 race have been an appearance by one-time Democratic nomination favourite, Beto O’Rourke on Oprah’s V show and reports on BuzzFeed that the man toping the nomination polling, 76 year old Joe Biden, has made no contact at all with the states that hold their primaries first.

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  • MarqueeMarkMarqueeMark Posts: 23,178
    toping?
  • El_CapitanoEl_Capitano Posts: 1,159
    edited February 7
    This rich text post has been left with your neighbour
  • Peter_the_PunterPeter_the_Punter Posts: 4,827
    edited February 7
    first test
  • BenpointerBenpointer Posts: 6,937

    Second?

    First... quote
  • second test
  • KLOBUCHAR?
  • third test
  • KLOBUCHAR?

    OH MY GOD THE QUOTES ARE BACK
  • KLOBUCHAR?

    OH MY GOD THE QUOTES ARE BACK
    YAAASS
  • KLOBUCHAR?

    OH MY GOD THE QUOTES ARE BACK
    YAAASS
    HUNTY
  • great. i seem to have won the first three tests.
  • And a quote button !!!
  • El_CapitanoEl_Capitano Posts: 1,159

    KLOBUCHAR?

    SHAGGY?
  • Morris_DancerMorris_Dancer Posts: 47,605
    Inside the mind of O'Rourke:

  • KLOBUCHAR?

    Yay it works
  • Our posts may not be rich, but at least they are properly rendered.

  • Tissue_PriceTissue_Price Posts: 8,360

    first test

    West Indies won by 381 runs

    second test

    West Indies won by 10 wickets

    third test

    Christ knows, but it can hardly be any worse
  • FPT

    You gov leader

    TM 40

    DK 39

    CORBYN 19% (not a misprint)
  • great. i seem to have won the first three tests.

    A call from the chairman of the board of selectors awaits.
  • MarqueeMarkMarqueeMark Posts: 23,178
    FPT: Kinabalu "I'm on a bus - top deck front seat.
    Is there anything better? Not sure there is."

    Better, but more transient, is the pleasure of opening a new tub of drinking chocolate, as the spoon breaks that paper seal.

    (Plus, there's no risk of decapitation from the driver taking a wrong turn and whacking a low bridge....)
  • BenpointerBenpointer Posts: 6,937
    FPT:

    Also YouGov best pm.

    TM 40

    DN 39

    CORBYN 19 (not a misprint 19% )

    How many respondents thought Theresa May and Don't Know were one and the same? :wink:
  • FPT:

    Also YouGov best pm.

    TM 40

    DN 39

    CORBYN 19 (not a misprint 19% )

    How many respondents thought Theresa May and Don't Know were one and the same? :wink:
    No then - behave !!!!
  • MarqueeMarkMarqueeMark Posts: 23,178

    FPT:

    Also YouGov best pm.

    TM 40

    DN 39

    CORBYN 19 (not a misprint 19% )

    How many respondents thought Theresa May and Don't Know were one and the same? :wink:
    Corbynistas will be along to tell you that Jeremy will win all those 39 DKs in 3....2.......
  • Philip_ThompsonPhilip_Thompson Posts: 17,610
    Can anyone explain what's happening with May's visit to Europe today?
    I've read news articles stating that the EU chiefs have responded by ruling out any legally binding changes, and read other articles stating that the EU have opened the door to legally binding changes which will be determined by end of February.

    What's really going on?
  • TheScreamingEaglesTheScreamingEagles Posts: 72,584
    edited February 7
    The proportion who think that Britain was right to vote to leave the EU has dropped again, and now stands at 39 per cent, down two points since the end of January, with 48 per cent saying the UK was wrong to vote to leave. Some 73 per cent of Labour voters oppose Britain’s vote to leave, with only 19 per cent saying Britain was right to leave.
  • JonathanJonathan Posts: 10,680

    Can anyone explain what's happening with May's visit to Europe today?
    I've read news articles stating that the EU chiefs have responded by ruling out any legally binding changes, and read other articles stating that the EU have opened the door to legally binding changes which will be determined by end of February.

    What's really going on?

    Almost certainly nothing is going on.
  • Can anyone explain what's happening with May's visit to Europe today?
    I've read news articles stating that the EU chiefs have responded by ruling out any legally binding changes, and read other articles stating that the EU have opened the door to legally binding changes which will be determined by end of February.

    What's really going on?

    Kicking can down the road together now, with likely outcome a deal in March and 3 month extension
  • Sunil_PrasannanSunil_Prasannan Posts: 28,676

    toping?

    I see @TSE has restored the Alternative Quote!
  • The proportion who think that Britain was right to vote to leave the EU has dropped again, and now stands at 39 per cent, down two points since the end of January, with 48 per cent saying the UK was right to vote to leave. Some 73 per cent of Labour voters oppose Britain’s vote to leave, with only 19 per cent saying Britain was right to leave.

    Not sure if that makes sense
  • OldKingColeOldKingCole Posts: 13,780
    edited February 7
    FPT

    @OldKingCole All rings true. Methodism and the temperance movement were strong in South Wales, weren't they?

    Makes you wonder how men used to meet women, really. I've never been socially conservative about that sort of thing and refused to join two gentleman's clubs because of it. (not to make a feminist point, incidentally, but because I didn't want to spend £1,200 a year for the privilege of hanging round with a load of dull old farts on a Friday night without a single lady in sight.)

    Well, I met one girl whom I thought was going to be THE ONE (and IIRC so did she for a while) outside an A Level exam room just after the exam...... it was (don't snigger) practical Zoology and we all had to meet up in London ...... and the other, who was, a couple of years later at a Student Union dance.
  • gypsumfantasticgypsumfantastic Posts: 258
    edited February 7
    Jonathan said:

    Can anyone explain what's happening with May's visit to Europe today?
    I've read news articles stating that the EU chiefs have responded by ruling out any legally binding changes, and read other articles stating that the EU have opened the door to legally binding changes which will be determined by end of February.

    What's really going on?

    Almost certainly nothing is going on.
    Did anyone, seriously, in their right mind, not believe Mrs May was going to spend another two weeks furiously doing nothing in the most displacement-heavy way imaginable?
  • El_CapitanoEl_Capitano Posts: 1,159
    Interesting to see in the YouGov breakdown that the North is now 48% wrong to leave, 39% right to leave. It suggests Corbyn's fear of getting mullered in northern constituencies if he supports Remain/2nd Ref might be misplaced.
  • SquareRootSquareRoot Posts: 6,275

    Jonathan said:

    Can anyone explain what's happening with May's visit to Europe today?
    I've read news articles stating that the EU chiefs have responded by ruling out any legally binding changes, and read other articles stating that the EU have opened the door to legally binding changes which will be determined by end of February.

    What's really going on?

    Almost certainly nothing is going on.
    Did anyone, seriously, in their right mind, not believe Mrs May was going to spend another two weeks furiously doing nothing in the most displacement-heavy way imaginable?
    Your utter negativity is getting very tedious.
  • NigelbNigelb Posts: 10,086
    (FPT) Liking the Orwell piece...

    "They are also inclined to despise rabbits, and rabbit-rearing for the table has never been extensively practiced in Britain. On the other hand they will eat young rooks, which are shot in May and baked in pies...."

    "The fish fried in oil to which the British working classes are especially addicted is definitely nasty, and has been an enemy of home cookery, since it can be bought everywhere in the big towns, ready cooked and at low prices...."

    "The other main category of puddings – milk puddings – is the kind of thing that one would prefer to pass over in silence, but it must be mentioned, since these dishes are, unfortunately, characteristic of Britain. They are preparations of rice, semolina, barley, sago or even macaroni, mixed with milk and sugar and baked in the oven. The one made with barley is somewhat less bad then the others: the one made with macaroni is intolerable to any civilised palate...."
  • RobDRobD Posts: 35,713

    KLOBUCHAR?

    OH MY GOD THE QUOTES ARE BACK
    YAAASS
    HUNTY
    It's so beautiful :o :D
  • FrancisUrquhartFrancisUrquhart Posts: 32,764
    Gucci withdraws $890 jumper after blackface backlash

    https://amp.theguardian.com/fashion/2019/feb/07/gucci-withdraws-jumper-blackface-balaclava

    I don’t really buy that it is racist, but what absolute twat would buy such an item of clothing.
  • RobD said:

    KLOBUCHAR?

    OH MY GOD THE QUOTES ARE BACK
    YAAASS
    HUNTY
    It's so beautiful :o :D
    It's still messed up on mobile though.
  • BenpointerBenpointer Posts: 6,937

    The proportion who think that Britain was right to vote to leave the EU has dropped again, and now stands at 39 per cent, down two points since the end of January, with 48 per cent saying the UK was right to vote to leave. Some 73 per cent of Labour voters oppose Britain’s vote to leave, with only 19 per cent saying Britain was right to leave.

    Not sure if that makes sense
    TSE has now wronged his right :-)
  • Gucci withdraws $890 jumper after blackface backlash

    https://amp.theguardian.com/fashion/2019/feb/07/gucci-withdraws-jumper-blackface-balaclava

    I don’t really buy that it is racist, but what absolute twat would buy such an item of clothing.

    I own a pair of Gucci trainers that cost £700.

    It isn't even in top five of the most expensive footwear I own.
  • The proportion who think that Britain was right to vote to leave the EU has dropped again, and now stands at 39 per cent, down two points since the end of January, with 48 per cent saying the UK was right to vote to leave. Some 73 per cent of Labour voters oppose Britain’s vote to leave, with only 19 per cent saying Britain was right to leave.

    Not sure if that makes sense
    TSE has now wronged his right :-)
    On good form tonight Ben
  • Morris_DancerMorris_Dancer Posts: 47,605
    Mr. Eagles, *sighs*

    You decadent materialist.
  • FrancisUrquhartFrancisUrquhart Posts: 32,764

    Gucci withdraws $890 jumper after blackface backlash

    https://amp.theguardian.com/fashion/2019/feb/07/gucci-withdraws-jumper-blackface-balaclava

    I don’t really buy that it is racist, but what absolute twat would buy such an item of clothing.

    I own a pair of Gucci trainers that cost £700.

    It isn't even in top five of the most expensive footwear I own.
    So you fancying a blackface jumper to go with them?
  • Gucci withdraws $890 jumper after blackface backlash

    https://amp.theguardian.com/fashion/2019/feb/07/gucci-withdraws-jumper-blackface-balaclava

    I don’t really buy that it is racist, but what absolute twat would buy such an item of clothing.

    I own a pair of Gucci trainers that cost £700.

    It isn't even in top five of the most expensive footwear I own.
    So you fancying a blackface jumper to go with them?
    No, I already have a ski mask that gives me a black face.
  • kinabalukinabalu Posts: 1,346
    A tacky reality TV star as president is one thing but looking like Alan Partridge?
    I don't think so.
    Lay till the cows come home.
  • Mr. Eagles, *sighs*

    You decadent materialist.

    Comfortable footwear has always been important to me, the fact that it looks good is merely coincidence.

    That said I never bought the most comfortable pair of shoes I ever tried on.

    It was like angels were massaging your feet whilst you wore them, alas they were made out of crocodile leather.
  • NigelbNigelb Posts: 10,086

    Gucci withdraws $890 jumper after blackface backlash

    https://amp.theguardian.com/fashion/2019/feb/07/gucci-withdraws-jumper-blackface-balaclava

    I don’t really buy that it is racist, but what absolute twat would buy such an item of clothing.

    I own a pair of Gucci trainers that cost £700.

    It isn't even in top five of the most expensive footwear I own.
    But your Manolos surely count as fetish items rather than footwear ?


  • Still is my 'favourite' piece of clothing.

    £750 for a scarf that looks like a lady's private parts.

    https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/shortcuts/2018/oct/15/fendi-750-pound-vulva-scarf-makes-wearers-look-like-theyre-being-born
  • El_CapitanoEl_Capitano Posts: 1,159
    Called this yesterday:



    Corbyn's "shift" is all about kneecapping May. The EU has said to her "Corbyn's deal could get a majority, we don't need to indulge you". And all May emerged with today was a plaintive moan about Tusk's language.
  • MortimerMortimer Posts: 11,213

    Interesting to see in the YouGov breakdown that the North is now 48% wrong to leave, 39% right to leave. It suggests Corbyn's fear of getting mullered in northern constituencies if he supports Remain/2nd Ref might be misplaced.

    Surely it’s the Midland marginals that worry the leadership, rather than safe seats in the North?
  • Nigelb said:

    Gucci withdraws $890 jumper after blackface backlash

    https://amp.theguardian.com/fashion/2019/feb/07/gucci-withdraws-jumper-blackface-balaclava

    I don’t really buy that it is racist, but what absolute twat would buy such an item of clothing.

    I own a pair of Gucci trainers that cost £700.

    It isn't even in top five of the most expensive footwear I own.
    But your Manolos surely count as fetish items rather than footwear ?
    They are a bit 'hooker heels' for my liking.
  • El_CapitanoEl_Capitano Posts: 1,159
    edited February 7
    Mortimer said:

    Interesting to see in the YouGov breakdown that the North is now 48% wrong to leave, 39% right to leave. It suggests Corbyn's fear of getting mullered in northern constituencies if he supports Remain/2nd Ref might be misplaced.

    Surely it’s the Midland marginals that worry the leadership, rather than safe seats in the North?
    "The North" is generally what's quoted in the media. Though I grant you that your average London newspaper columnist considers anything beyond Hemel Hempstead to be the North, with the exception of Oxford, Cambridge and Soho Sodding Farmhouse.

    (Oxfordshire anecdote: Part of the planning conditions for Soho Twathouse were that it had to be signposted from major roads, following an agreed route that avoided the twistier lanes. Soho deliberately held back on implementing this for a couple of years because they wanted to play up the "rustic" aspect, and as far as they were concerned, people following the crow-flies route down tiny lanes was all helping the rural cachet of the place.)
  • bigjohnowlsbigjohnowls Posts: 10,980

    Called this yesterday:



    Corbyn's "shift" is all about kneecapping May. The EU has said to her "Corbyn's deal could get a majority, we don't need to indulge you". And all May emerged with today was a plaintive moan about Tusk's language.

    #CorbynsCustomsUnion I think somebody mentioned
  • Called this yesterday:



    Corbyn's "shift" is all about kneecapping May. The EU has said to her "Corbyn's deal could get a majority, we don't need to indulge you". And all May emerged with today was a plaintive moan about Tusk's language.

    #CorbynsCustomsUnion I think somebody mentioned
    Norway where we would be better remaining

    Just read Polly Toynbee in the Guardian having a go at Corbyn and judging by the comment section labour are haemoraging support
  • bigjohnowlsbigjohnowls Posts: 10,980

    Called this yesterday:



    Corbyn's "shift" is all about kneecapping May. The EU has said to her "Corbyn's deal could get a majority, we don't need to indulge you". And all May emerged with today was a plaintive moan about Tusk's language.

    #CorbynsCustomsUnion I think somebody mentioned
    Norway where we would be better remaining

    Just read Polly Toynbee in the Guardian having a go at Corbyn and judging by the comment section labour are haemoraging support
    Country before party.

    #CorbynsCustomsUnion or ERG leader only 2 ways out IMO
  • bigjohnowlsbigjohnowls Posts: 10,980

    Called this yesterday:



    Corbyn's "shift" is all about kneecapping May. The EU has said to her "Corbyn's deal could get a majority, we don't need to indulge you". And all May emerged with today was a plaintive moan about Tusk's language.

    #CorbynsCustomsUnion I think somebody mentioned
    Norway where we would be better remaining

    Just read Polly Toynbee in the Guardian having a go at Corbyn and judging by the comment section labour are haemoraging support
    She is an obssesive losers voter isnt she
  • Called this yesterday:



    Corbyn's "shift" is all about kneecapping May. The EU has said to her "Corbyn's deal could get a majority, we don't need to indulge you". And all May emerged with today was a plaintive moan about Tusk's language.

    #CorbynsCustomsUnion I think somebody mentioned
    Norway where we would be better remaining

    Just read Polly Toynbee in the Guardian having a go at Corbyn and judging by the comment section labour are haemoraging support
    Country before party.

    #CorbynsCustomsUnion or ERG leader only 2 ways out IMO
    It will not be Norway with free movement and ban on our own trade deals - we may as well stay

    With the meetings planned upto the end of this month expect an agreement with the EU on a modified political statement and three month delay conditional on the HOC approval for deal

    That will concentrate minds
  • Big_G_NorthWalesBig_G_NorthWales Posts: 21,663
    edited February 7
    Sorry - double post
  • Called this yesterday:



    Corbyn's "shift" is all about kneecapping May. The EU has said to her "Corbyn's deal could get a majority, we don't need to indulge you". And all May emerged with today was a plaintive moan about Tusk's language.

    #CorbynsCustomsUnion I think somebody mentioned
    Norway where we would be better remaining

    Just read Polly Toynbee in the Guardian having a go at Corbyn and judging by the comment section labour are haemoraging support
    She is an obssesive losers voter isnt she
    I assume you mean Polly
  • williamglennwilliamglenn Posts: 25,229
    Has the vanilla upgrade been revoked?
  • So thanks to the brilliance of the ERG we might just remain in the customs union.

    Within the decade we'll rejoin the single market, because it makes sense.

    Then a while after we'll go full rejoin.

    I take back all my criticisms of the ERG.
  • Corbyn is probably at the most dangerous point in his leadership over the next week or so.
  • MaxPBMaxPB Posts: 16,037

    FPT

    You gov leader

    TM 40

    DK 39

    CORBYN 19% (not a misprint)

    Theresa overtakes DK?
  • AndyJSAndyJS Posts: 24,419
    Corbyn's 19% rating must be a concern for Labour strategists.
  • It's worth pointing out that every major intervention by Cox has led to a massive public humiliation for May.

    Long may it continue.
  • MaxPBMaxPB Posts: 16,037
    Hold on I thought the EU weren't going to give us legally binding anything about anything?
  • Sunil_PrasannanSunil_Prasannan Posts: 28,676

    Then a while after we'll go full rejoin.

    "You never go full rejoin!"
  • MaxPB said:



    Theresa overtakes DK?

    I'd vote for Donkey Kong.

    But my heart is with Waluigi.
  • gypsumfantasticgypsumfantastic Posts: 258
    edited February 7
    MaxPB said:

    Hold on I thought the EU weren't going to give us legally binding anything about anything?
    They aren't. Scheduling meetings is May's preferred displacement activity. It gives the illusion of something having been done, without actually delivering anything.

    Also, vague assurances from the Irish government will help May not a jot.
  • Sunil_PrasannanSunil_Prasannan Posts: 28,676

    Gucci withdraws $890 jumper after blackface backlash

    https://amp.theguardian.com/fashion/2019/feb/07/gucci-withdraws-jumper-blackface-balaclava

    I don’t really buy that it is racist, but what absolute twat would buy such an item of clothing.

    I own a pair of Gucci trainers that cost £700.

    It isn't even in top five of the most expensive footwear I own.
    TSE = Upper Middle Class!
  • TheuniondivvieTheuniondivvie Posts: 13,284

    The proportion who think that Britain was right to vote to leave the EU has dropped again, and now stands at 39 per cent, down two points since the end of January, with 48 per cent saying the UK was wrong to vote to leave. Some 73 per cent of Labour voters oppose Britain’s vote to leave, with only 19 per cent saying Britain was right to leave.

    Surely this was taken before Tuskgate which not outraged but really quite outraged Brexiteers have assured us WILL CHANGE THE NARRATIVE!
  • MaxPB said:

    Hold on I thought the EU weren't going to give us legally binding anything about anything?
    Apparently it'll be the Irish making the legally binding assurance.
  • DavidLDavidL Posts: 24,219
    edited February 7
    Are we back?

    Edit, yay, back to something like normal.
  • DavidLDavidL Posts: 24,219

    great. i seem to have won the first three tests.

    Bit like the Windies then. It's a bit sad when we need to hobble their team to have a chance of a result.
  • AndyJSAndyJS Posts: 24,419

    It's worth pointing out that every major intervention by Cox has led to a massive public humiliation for May.

    Long may it continue.
    Geoffrey Cox has increased his majority from 3,000 to 20,000 since 2010. Impressive.
  • rcs1000rcs1000 Posts: 24,412
    Hey, is everything working again? It all looks OK...
  • rcs1000rcs1000 Posts: 24,412
    rcs1000 said:

    Hey, is everything working again? It all looks OK...

    Yay!
  • DavidLDavidL Posts: 24,219

    So thanks to the brilliance of the ERG we might just remain in the customs union.

    Within the decade we'll rejoin the single market, because it makes sense.

    Then a while after we'll go full rejoin.

    I take back all my criticisms of the ERG.

    There is no basis for doing so. It is the opposite of what they intend to happen. They are just unbelievably incompetent, even worse than the PM, almost as bad as Corbyn.
  • kinabalukinabalu Posts: 1,346

    The proportion who think that Britain was right to vote to leave the EU has dropped again, and now stands at 39 per cent, down two points since the end of January, with 48 per cent saying the UK was wrong to vote to leave. Some 73 per cent of Labour voters oppose Britain’s vote to leave, with only 19 per cent saying Britain was right to leave.

    Utterly irrelevant.
    When Robbie left Take That approximately 98% of ALL voters thought it was the wrong decision.
    But the decision stood because it had been taken. By Robbie.
    And he went on to record Angels.
  • DavidLDavidL Posts: 24,219
    AndyJS said:

    Corbyn's 19% rating must be a concern for Labour strategists.

    Masterful understatement. The last thing we need is for Brexit to get even more complicated but as soon as that is out of the way he really needs to stand down and let Emily Thornberry take over.
  • TheScreamingEaglesTheScreamingEagles Posts: 72,584
    edited February 7
    DavidL said:

    So thanks to the brilliance of the ERG we might just remain in the customs union.

    Within the decade we'll rejoin the single market, because it makes sense.

    Then a while after we'll go full rejoin.

    I take back all my criticisms of the ERG.

    There is no basis for doing so. It is the opposite of what they intend to happen. They are just unbelievably incompetent, even worse than the PM, almost as bad as Corbyn.
    All the signs are there.

    When Leavers like Raab said Remaining was better than Mrs May's deal then I salute their brilliance and vision.

    More joy in heaven over sinners repenting etc.
  • StreeterStreeter Posts: 48
    kinabalu said:

    The proportion who think that Britain was right to vote to leave the EU has dropped again, and now stands at 39 per cent, down two points since the end of January, with 48 per cent saying the UK was wrong to vote to leave. Some 73 per cent of Labour voters oppose Britain’s vote to leave, with only 19 per cent saying Britain was right to leave.

    Utterly irrelevant.
    When Robbie left Take That approximately 98% of ALL voters thought it was the wrong decision.
    But the decision stood because it had been taken. By Robbie.
    And he went on to record Angels.
    That’s incredibly reassuring.
  • kinabalu said:

    The proportion who think that Britain was right to vote to leave the EU has dropped again, and now stands at 39 per cent, down two points since the end of January, with 48 per cent saying the UK was wrong to vote to leave. Some 73 per cent of Labour voters oppose Britain’s vote to leave, with only 19 per cent saying Britain was right to leave.

    Utterly irrelevant.
    When Robbie left Take That approximately 98% of ALL voters thought it was the wrong decision.
    But the decision stood because it had been taken. By Robbie.
    And he went on to record Angels.
    Never Forget Robbie eventually rejoined Take That, I went to several of the gigs.
  • TheScreamingEaglesTheScreamingEagles Posts: 72,584
    edited February 7
    What sort of cowboy operators do the upgrade of the comment system of world class websites?

    Mumsnet has reported itself to the information commissioner after a data breach resulted in users accidentally logging into the accounts of strangers.


    A botched upgrade to the software the forum runs on meant that for three days, if two users tried to log in at the same time, there was the possibility that their accounts would be switched. Each user was able to post as the other, see their account details, and read private messages.

    The company doesn’t know how many user accounts were affected, but says that over the three days the bug was live, from Tuesday afternoon to Thursday morning, about 4,000 users logged in. Of that, only 14 users have reported an issue.

    Mumsnet founder Justine Roberts apologised to users in a post, saying: “You’ve every right to expect your Mumsnet account to be secure and private. We are working urgently to discover exactly how this breach happened and to learn and improve our processes. We will also keep you informed about what is happening. We will of course be reporting this incident to the information commissioner.”

    Mumsnet confirmed to the Guardian that it has now self-referred to the Information Commissioners Office, as it is legally required to do in the event of a data breach.


    https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/feb/07/mumsnet-reports-itself-to-regulator-over-data-breach
  • glwglw Posts: 4,734
    rcs1000 said:

    Hey, is everything working again? It all looks OK...

    Yes it no longer looks like the wrong code page is being used. It got seriously odd looking at one point.
  • kinabalukinabalu Posts: 1,346


    Never Forget Robbie eventually rejoined Take That, I went to several of the gigs.

    Did too!
    And without bothering with a referendum.
    Democracy go hang yourself.
  • RogerRoger Posts: 10,546
    DavidL said:

    AndyJS said:

    Corbyn's 19% rating must be a concern for Labour strategists.

    Masterful understatement. The last thing we need is for Brexit to get even more complicated but as soon as that is out of the way he really needs to stand down and let Emily Thornberry take over.
    There seems to be a consensus on here at least. Corbyn has soiled himself over Brexit and I cant see him recovering. His 300,000 storm troopers are more dedicated to Remaining than to him. Thornberry is an excellent alternative. She'll keep the 300,000 on board but with a much wider appeal among neutrals. More important she's witty and feisty. An irresistible combination
  • _Anazina__Anazina_ Posts: 510
    >:)

    Testing out these new emojis
  • Sunil_PrasannanSunil_Prasannan Posts: 28,676
    edited February 7

    kinabalu said:

    The proportion who think that Britain was right to vote to leave the EU has dropped again, and now stands at 39 per cent, down two points since the end of January, with 48 per cent saying the UK was wrong to vote to leave. Some 73 per cent of Labour voters oppose Britain’s vote to leave, with only 19 per cent saying Britain was right to leave.

    Utterly irrelevant.
    When Robbie left Take That approximately 98% of ALL voters thought it was the wrong decision.
    But the decision stood because it had been taken. By Robbie.
    And he went on to record Angels.
    Never Forget Robbie eventually rejoined Take That, I went to several of the gigs.
    Yebbut he left again in 2014....
  • williamglennwilliamglenn Posts: 25,229
    _Anazina_ said:

    >:)

    Testing out these new emojis

    🐷
  • _Anazina__Anazina_ Posts: 510
    Interesting news from Brussels - the EU says Labour’s policy could offer a route out of the impasse. Permanent Customs Union would be a gigantic relief for our business, and many others.

    Let’s do it.
  • _Anazina__Anazina_ Posts: 510
    Just on that. If we get a Labour style solution, I think we’d get a Brexit bounce in the economy. From sheer relief.
  • StereotomyStereotomy Posts: 2,149

    What sort of cowboy operators do the upgrade of the comment system of world class websites?

    Mumsnet has reported itself to the information commissioner after a data breach resulted in users accidentally logging into the accounts of strangers.


    A botched upgrade to the software the forum runs on meant that for three days, if two users tried to log in at the same time, there was the possibility that their accounts would be switched. Each user was able to post as the other, see their account details, and read private messages.

    The company doesn’t know how many user accounts were affected, but says that over the three days the bug was live, from Tuesday afternoon to Thursday morning, about 4,000 users logged in. Of that, only 14 users have reported an issue.

    Mumsnet founder Justine Roberts apologised to users in a post, saying: “You’ve every right to expect your Mumsnet account to be secure and private. We are working urgently to discover exactly how this breach happened and to learn and improve our processes. We will also keep you informed about what is happening. We will of course be reporting this incident to the information commissioner.”

    Mumsnet confirmed to the Guardian that it has now self-referred to the Information Commissioners Office, as it is legally required to do in the event of a data breach.


    https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/feb/07/mumsnet-reports-itself-to-regulator-over-data-breach

    I can't begin to imagine the monstrosity they must have jerry-rigged behind the scenes for that bug to be possible. Has there ever been an industry so self-congratulatory about producing such shoddy products as software?
  • Sunil_PrasannanSunil_Prasannan Posts: 28,676

    _Anazina_ said:

    >:)

    Testing out these new emojis

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    :innocent:
  • _Anazina_ said:

    Interesting news from Brussels - the EU says Labour’s policy could offer a route out of the impasse. Permanent Customs Union would be a gigantic relief for our business, and many others.

    Let’s do it.

    Well it is remain without the benefits. No point we may as well stay in that scenario
  • AndyJSAndyJS Posts: 24,419
    edited February 7
    Roger said:

    DavidL said:

    AndyJS said:

    Corbyn's 19% rating must be a concern for Labour strategists.

    Masterful understatement. The last thing we need is for Brexit to get even more complicated but as soon as that is out of the way he really needs to stand down and let Emily Thornberry take over.
    There seems to be a consensus on here at least. Corbyn has soiled himself over Brexit and I cant see him recovering. His 300,000 storm troopers are more dedicated to Remaining than to him. Thornberry is an excellent alternative. She'll keep the 300,000 on board but with a much wider appeal among neutrals. More important she's witty and feisty. An irresistible combination
    Corbyn was quite possibly the only person in the Islington North constituency to vote Leave on 23rd June 2016. But his supporters still think he's fantastic.
  • IanB2IanB2 Posts: 14,268

    _Anazina_ said:

    >:)

    Testing out these new emojis

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  • kinabalukinabalu Posts: 1,346
    Streeter said:


    That’s incredibly reassuring.

    😊
    Dreadful song isn't it.
    Is it the sound of Brexit Britain?
    I hope not.
  • BannedInParisBannedInParis Posts: 1,986
    _Anazina_ said:

    Just on that. If we get a Labour style solution, I think we’d get a Brexit bounce in the economy. From sheer relief.

    'lol'!
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