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The 'Wagatha Christie' affair is far from over ...

Discussion in 'off topic' started by gassor, Jun 24, 2020.

  1. gassor

    gassor There may be more posts after this.

    One of the most famous ellipses of modern times (Coleen's affirmation that "it's ... Rebekah Vardy's account") is set to blow the pandemic off the front pages around the planet. Once again we will all be glued to the telly news hour by hour to hear the latest developments in this £1m lawsuit. However, BBC News thinks it could all end up in an out of court settlement something I find unacceptable as everyone and their dog knows Colleen called it right.
     
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  2. Bob McC

    Bob McC Living the life of Riley

    Who gives a flying f...
     
  3. Woodface

    Woodface pfm Member

    It is quite entertaining, gives people the opportunity to say “I’ve never heard of her” so validating their high cultural status.
     
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  4. MVJ

    MVJ madvinyljunkie,Professional Plonker & PFM Member

    I've never heard of her so who the hell cares:rolleyes:
     
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  5. JensenHealey

    JensenHealey pfm Member

    I have heard of them, and really care little cos I am not a social media animal. But it is interesting to observe/watch in a kind of car crash way.

    There may be an OOC settlement, not so sure myself. Both parties are 'sure' of their 'fame' and 'importance' which is quite amusing to behold. But what chance that RebeKaaaaah might pull some evidence that the tabloids were independently watching her account somehow? Could be another tabloid intrusion scandal after the phone hacking thing.
     
  6. Stuart Frazer

    Stuart Frazer pfm Member

    Surely in them circumstance, ...it's [still] Rebekah Vardy?
     
  7. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

    When I found out what the thing was about I thought it was great detective work and someone getting their just deserts. She could make a TV series out of similar stings
     
  8. MikeMA

    MikeMA pfm Member

    For the avoidance of doubt, can I just say, here and now, that I've never heard of her, and I've never felt the need to validate my high cultural status, or to have it affirmed by a bunch of plonkers on a hi-fi forum. Really, what is the world coming to? Come on Tinkerbell, walkies!
     
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  9. Markyb

    Markyb pfm Member

    Next people will be saying they've never seen an episode of Game of Thrones
     
  10. vuk

    vuk \o/ choose anarchy

    i'm still baffled that someone who looks like wayne rooney could even get a date.
     
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  11. Joe Hutch

    Joe Hutch Mate of the bloke

    I have heard of her, but I'm not sure how. Maybe it was on the news on Radio 4. I don't care about her, or the other woman.

    Are there prizes for knowing/not knowing, and/or caring/not caring? If so, could I have the cash alternative?

    As fas as 'high cultural status' is concerned, that's a bit of a puzzler. I don't like Wagner, but I do like Tolstoy. I find Stewart Lee funny, but I also find Miranda Hart funny. I like PG Wodehouse's books, but I also like Hunter S Thomson's books. I can't be doing with ballet, or indeed any sort of dance as an art form, and live theatre just makes me fidgety. They came for the martial arts enthusiasts, but I wasn't a martial arts enthusiast so I did nothing. They came for Eamonn Holmes and I think I'm right in saying I applauded. They came for the fire-eaters, but I wasn't a fire-eater so I did nothing.They came for Dani Behr, I said she's over there, behind the wardrobe.
     
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  12. MikeMA

    MikeMA pfm Member

    ¿¿Game of what??
     
  13. Joe Hutch

    Joe Hutch Mate of the bloke

    I rented the box set of the entire first series from the university library a few years back. It wouldn't play on any of our laptops, or on the DVD player. Maybe the machines were helping us to protect our high cultural status.

    Clint Eastwood plays a grizzled retired academic seeking revenge in the new Western 'High Cultural Status Drifter'
     
  14. Joe Hutch

    Joe Hutch Mate of the bloke

     
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  15. awkwardbydesign

    awkwardbydesign Officially Awesome

    I don't have Sky, Prime or Netflix, so there are a lot of things I have never seen, this being one.
     
  16. Barrymagrec

    Barrymagrec pfm Member

    I bet even you could get a date if you earned as much as he does.
     
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  17. Joe Hutch

    Joe Hutch Mate of the bloke

    Although to be fair to Rooney and Mrs Rooney:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayne_Rooney#Family

    'Rooney met his wife, Coleen Rooney (née McLoughlin), while both were at secondary school. They married on 12 June 2008 after six years of dating.'

    So Rooney can't be said to have got a date solely because of his wealth, and Mrs Rooney can't be accused of marrying him just for his money.
     
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  18. CHE

    CHE pfm Member

    Never seen an episode of 'Game of Thrones', honest; care to give me a summary what it's about ?

    As for the other two, bring it on. Great entertainment for the lawyers, er, masses.

    CHE
     
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  19. Joe Hutch

    Joe Hutch Mate of the bloke

    Blokes with beards kill other blokes with beards, while women get their tits out for the lads. It snows a lot.
     
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  20. vuk

    vuk \o/ choose anarchy

    hold on. i thought the DVDs wouldn't play on your devices.
     

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