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What Newspapers do you read?

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  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by BeckyBoo
    I take offence at that comment.

    What gives YOU the right to call me a dopey bitch ? and also the other females who read this stuff. Also calling the males dopey pricks because they read certain newspapers.

    Reading a newspaper is all about choice, you CHOOSE to read what YOU like not what other people WANT you to read and you certainly dont call them a dopey bitch because they read a newspaper that you do not like for whatever reason :rolleyes:
    becky ...it's called snobbery, one upmanship ...look at me aren't i clever arse cos iread a beeg paper. for all of monos superior reading it would seem the one thing he knows absolute zero about is human beings and how they work.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by dantheman
    Maybe some people just want a quick read and don't like their life to be dominated by huge newspaper and have other things to do.

    Maybe some people don't want everything to be all doom & gloom and don't want to take things too seriously every second.

    BUt if you refuse to involve yourself in whats going on in your country and world on a regular basis by not 'taking things too seriously' then why should anyone listen to your views on serious issues? What you don't realise is that the Murdoch rags and the Daily Hate Mail insidiously implant their bigoted, racist views in you without you even noticing. All newspaper writing is written to persuade from a political point of view, the tabloids are no different and exposing yourself regularly to the xenophobic rants of the Sun, Mail, Star etc etc will lead to your outlook being subtly changed.


    (P.S Am V. stoned and not sure whether making sense. Slap me if i'm not.)
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by dantheman
    So everyone of the Sun/mail etc's millions of readers are stupid.

    Always great to see how you back up your ridiculous statements!
    :rolleyes:

    Stupid for exposing themselves to the vile messages of those stinking rotten cesspools of our society.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by BeckyBoo


    What gives YOU the right to call me a dopey bitch ? and also the other females who read this stuff. Also calling the males dopey pricks because they read certain newspapers.


    Because in my experience people who read tabloids AREN'T the sharpest tools in the drawer... :lol: :lol: :lol: :cool: :cool: :p
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by monocrat
    Because in my experience people who read tabloids AREN'T the sharpest tools in the drawer... :lol: :lol: :lol: :cool: :cool: :p

    What experience are you talking about?

    I could say my opinions of people who read the Guardian are all pompus whatevers but at the end of the day we know that you cant judge someone by what paper they read.........not even you ok :rolleyes:
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by BeckyBoo
    What experience are you talking about?

    I could say my opinions of people who read the Guardian are all pompus whatevers but at the end of the day we know that you cant judge someone by what paper they read.........not even you ok :rolleyes:

    I agree Becky, Guardian readers all think they’re so clever, even though they tend to be economic underachievers. At the end of the day for every Guardian reader in the UK there are 30 who read the Sun and the Mail, mainly becuase the Guardian political stance is a pile of S#*t

    Me, I personally would take the Telegraph of the Times, but the wife buts the Mail.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by BeckyBoo


    I could say my opinions of people who read the Guardian are all pompus whatevers but at the end of the day we know that you cant judge someone by what paper they read.........not even you ok :rolleyes:

    Readers of the Guardian all have distorted views :p
    They don't have any reason to feel superior or pompous, at all.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    *Happens to read The Guardian*

    Please dont generalise me!
    :(

    Is a socialist kinda anyways
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Jacqueline the Ripper
    Readers of the Guardian all have distorted views :p

    I never said that :lol:

    Renzokuken the comment I made was we cant judge people by what newspaper we read however Monocrat labels me as *dopey bitch* because I read tabloids........hardly the same comparison do you think?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    i buy the daily mirror and the guardian most days and have done for the last 30yrs ...so for those of you who judge people by the newspaper they read ...your fucked now aren't you! as for the daily mirror ...they have the likes of the great ...realy great john pilger writting for them ...he's a legend.
    and if becky and my missus want to while away their breakfast reading about royals and celebs why does that make them lower in the social scale than you mono?
    my wife has zero interest in politics ...but very serious interests in medical stuff.
    my doctor reads the daily mirror ...what should i tell him?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Paul_2
    I agree Becky, Guardian readers all think they’re so clever, even though they tend to be economic underachievers. At the end of the day for every Guardian reader in the UK there are 30 who read the Sun and the Mail, mainly becuase the Guardian political stance is a pile of S#*t

    Me, I personally would take the Telegraph of the Times, but the wife buts the Mail.

    Both these points are pretty illogical.

    Firstly, Guardian readers "tending to be economic underacheivers" (if this is true) is probably not because they want to earn 5 figure salaries in executive jobs and fail, but because they tend to want to pursue more morally/socially minded careers, which are naturally underpaid. I don't think many people would take you seriously if you are suggesting that the Guardian is aimed at a lower IQ than the Sun.

    As for your second point, in Germany in the 1930s the Nazis were the majority, which didn't make them right. More people read the Sun and the Mail for complex reasons (partly because most Sun readers don't read the "political" sections, just the dear deidre and sport sections), but in the main its because the simplistic racist and xenophobic views are "easier to understand" and cater for stupider and less well educated people- which far outweigh the opposite in this country.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by BeckyBoo
    What experience are you talking about?

    Everyday experience. :)
    I could say my opinions of people who read the Guardian are all pompus whatevers but at the end of the day we know that you cant judge someone by what paper they read.........not even you ok :rolleyes: [/B]

    Heh, OK. :cool:
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by BeckyBoo
    What experience are you talking about?

    I could say my opinions of people who read the Guardian are all pompus whatevers but at the end of the day we know that you cant judge someone by what paper they read.........not even you ok :rolleyes:

    Personally i'd rather be pompous than racist. You may not be racist yourself but if you take the trouble to really analyse the messages in your Sun or Mail then you will realise wha blinkered, destructive views they disseminate.

    (P.S I think there is definately a place for tabloids but am uninterested personally. The Mirror is only a pile 'o' shite because of its publicity seeking dong of an editor at the moment.)
    At the end of the day for every Guardian reader in the UK there are 30 who read the Sun and the Mail, mainly becuase the Guardian political stance is a pile of S#*t

    Do you even care that becase of the factors you have just reported our PM is effectively a subordinate to Rupert Murdoch? Subjecting yourself to be brainwashed by a press that runs on fear and hysteria is accepting an uninformed, simplistic and pointless political life for yourself. Why not try and see a bigger picture?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Simbelyne
    Personally i'd rather be pompous than racist. You may not be racist yourself but if you take the trouble to really analyse the messages in your Sun or Mail then you will realise wha blinkered, destructive views they disseminate.


    I never realise that people are getting judged so much by which newspaper they read, I find the whole thing diabolical I really do.

    Everyone to their own I say.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Paul_2
    I agree Becky, Guardian readers all think they’re so clever, even though they tend to be economic underachievers.

    So you measure success in terms of money do you?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by morrocan roll
    becky ...it's called snobbery, one upmanship ...look at me aren't i clever arse cos iread a beeg paper. for all of monos superior reading it would seem the one thing he knows absolute zero about is human beings and how they work.

    Oh I understand how 'humans work' all right...:cool:
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by BeckyBoo
    I never realise that people are getting judged so much by which newspaper they read, I find the whole thing diabolical I really do.

    Everyone to their own I say.

    I try not to judge people on the paper they read, but it can reflect the world view of that person.
    Did you know the Daily Mail were supporters of Mosley and expressed support for Hitler in the 30's? Not much has changed since then either.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by monocrat
    Oh I understand how 'humans work' all right...:cool:

    You hide it very well.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    How predictable...:lol: ;) :cool:
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by monocrat
    How predictable...:lol: ;) :cool:

    You are, yes. :p Judging by what you write, you really haven't a clue about people.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    No, you're comment was predictable because that's your standard rebuke of me.... :cool:
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    :rolleyes:

    And you've never written "Oh I understand how 'humans work' all right..." before I suppose?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Blagsta
    So you measure success in terms of money do you?

    Of course I do, that’s capitalism.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Paul_2
    Of course I do, that’s capitalism.

    So people have no other worth than what they earn?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Blagsta
    So people have no other worth than what they earn?
    the relity is BS ...that in this free market thatcherised world ...cos thats what it is ...there is an element of truth in that statement. the people who actualy believe it to be true ...realy do believe it. when confronted with other kinds of worth they will agree with you that of course ...but inside they have a feeling of ...'how quiant'.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Reducing people to commodities is the main reason why society is so fucked up IMO.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    It's only certain kind of people who would judge others solely on their wealth anyway... and they are best avoided.

    In any case The Guardian is the most expensive daily there is- more than twice the price of the S*n, whose owner always ensures the rag is not one penny more than its direct rival the Mirror. So perhaps Guardian readers are not so skint and S*n "readers" are not so wealthy; or perhaps is that they don't value the quality the paper much, judging by the Dirty Digger's apparent worry that they might all defect to the Mirror if it sells 2p cheaper.

    But if we really must break down and analyse the readers of newspapers I'd be more interesting to look at issues other than their relative wealth. I'd be most interested to compare the IQ of the average S*n "reader'' against that of a Guardian reader, wouldn't you Paul?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Paul_2
    Of course I do, that’s capitalism.

    Does that mean that the person with the most money when they die is the winner?

    Guess that rules out nurses, but I guess you wouldn't consider them a success then...
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Blagsta
    So people have no other worth than what they earn?

    Maybe not...:cool:
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,328 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I always thought people's worth was inversally proportional to their wealth. For instance, the richer you become the less of a human being you are.


    ;)
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