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Steve Bray's 'protest' equipment seized on first day of new law

Discussion in 'off topic' started by notaclue, Jun 28, 2022.

  1. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    I suspect it is actually more effective using threads such as this one to keep things fresh. I do it very regularly. Stickied threads tend to become part of the furniture and ignored IME, e.g. the number of PMs I get from folk not understanding how the pfm classified area works despite stickied threads, the room strap-line etc etc beggars belief!

    Most if not all of these entities tend to have a subscription option, e.g. I pay an amount each month to GLP just the same way I’ve sponsored a sea turtle via WWF. I think they all do it starting at a fiver a month or even less. With LBD I tend to bung them a £20 or whatever whenever they’ve made a particularly good point, so I kind of let their work remind me. I follow them all on Twitter so I’m always up to date with what they are doing and I’ll keep promoting them here whenever the opportunity arises, as it did so clearly with this thread. Hopefully we’ll make them a few extra £100 between us and that certainly all helps.
     
  2. farfromthesun

    farfromthesun pfm Member

    Devils Advocate Award Of The Day goes to notaclue.
     
  3. paulfromcamden

    paulfromcamden Baffled

    Was about to post exactly the same thing - he's stood next to four lanes of Central London traffic!

    I ride through there once or twice a week and honestly I've never noticed him.
     
  4. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    Cold War Steve precisely on point as ever (Twitter).

    PS To top it all the Met is now in ‘special measures’ (Guardian).
     
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  5. MUTTY1

    MUTTY1 Waste of bandwidth

    Perhaps it’s Cressida Dick doing a little stirring on her way to the exit?
     
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  6. Rockmeister

    Rockmeister pfm Member

    He has to annoy. Without being an ass he wouldn't be news worthy. But if he turns up outside my gate and starts putting a tent up, Im kicking his ass a half mile down the road
    :)
     
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  7. Arkless Electronics

    Arkless Electronics Trade: Amp design and repairs.

    Plenty of video evidence that the met are guilty of

    Theft of sound equipment

    Going equipped for theft

    Harassment

    Intimidation

    Several public order infringements
     
  8. Bob McC

    Bob McC Living the life of Riley

    Usual nuanced post
     
  9. cooky1257

    cooky1257 pfm Member

    The use of 'amplified equipment', got me thinking, surely it's possible to fashion/modular assemble a non amplified 'large' horn made from cardboard boxes....?
     
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  10. Joe Hutch

    Joe Hutch Mate of the bloke

    Or just hire Brian Blessed to shout.
     
  11. Arkless Electronics

    Arkless Electronics Trade: Amp design and repairs.

    Proud to be the enemy of political nuance all day long pal:p
     
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  12. Joe Hutch

    Joe Hutch Mate of the bloke

     
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  13. kensalriser

    kensalriser pfm Member

    Another great example of how fascism happens. I support draconian, authoritarian legislation because I find someone is slightly annoying me and not even directly.
     
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  14. notaclue

    notaclue pfm Member

    Normally I would agree... but... Bray is very annoying. Oh, and he's still protesting https://twitter.com/snb19692/status/1541803216236593155 but no amps so he's allowed to do it.
     
  15. andrew d

    andrew d pfm Member

    I cycle round Parliament Square on a regular basis. Not seen Bray for sometime. He was always outside the House of Lords pre Covid. Perhaps he's based on Whitehall now ( location of twitter clips ) There are always people protesting and making a noise outside the HoC. Some do it better than others. None of them deserved to be moved on for trying to get a point across.
     
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  16. Sue Pertwee-Tyr

    Sue Pertwee-Tyr neither here nor there

    And if he does a quiet protest that doesn’t trouble people, he, and his protest are easy to ignore. And therefore pointless. Is that how it should be in your book?
     
  17. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

    You’re the man! What kind of flare are we talking? :)
     
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  18. paulbysea

    paulbysea pfm Member

    Anyone who protests about the stupidity of BREXIT gets my support and if they annoy Tory MPs at the same time, it can only be a good thing.
     
  19. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    Good Law Project are now on this case (Twitter).
     
  20. ff1d1l

    ff1d1l pfm Member

    I was going to say nominative determinism but apparently aptronym is it...
     

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