Cardiff chitter-chatter, news and more

Discussion in 'Wales/Cymru' started by editor, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. Cacadores

    Cacadores Banned Banned

    Subsidise, verb: to support an organisation or activity financially.
    Why are you writing in bold? Hard to see under the bed sheet?
     
  2. ddraig

    ddraig dros ben llestri

    because you're still dodging the question
    why did you write those words in that order here in relation to this particular story
    what is your point?? don't be shy now, back up your point
     
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  3. Cacadores

    Cacadores Banned Banned

    Well I thought it was clear from the context. Can you specify which part you didn't understand?
     
  4. ddraig

    ddraig dros ben llestri

    coward, waste of time
    it's not clear
    giving you a chance to explain your post
    don't post things you won't back up
     
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  5. Supine

    Supine Rough Like Badger

    Mediocre trolling. 4/10. Could do better next term.
     
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  6. ddraig

    ddraig dros ben llestri

    generous
    1/10 maybe
     
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  7. Supine

    Supine Rough Like Badger

    It's NYE innit :D
     
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  8. Cacadores

    Cacadores Banned Banned

    I wrote those words in that particular order to illustrate the points clearly made in the rest of the paragraph about how local authorities will use the control they can exert when they try to corrall a free capitalist system like entertainment to benefit themselves, their political policies or to accrue money in opposition to what most people want.

    If you don't believe me, how is it that polls record that most residents want to preserve their city's green spaces yet every year there are less and less? How come, all over the country, people in cities are having to pay to park outside their own houses. You reckon that's what they want? Town councils often work in opposition to the will of the people - I hardly thought that was contentious.

    Now this is a far longer answer than you deserve as I can only 'explain' my words to you if you specify which bit you don't understand. A generalised 'wtf' is an exclamation
    with one of the worst epithets attached.

    That's just trolling.
     
  9. ddraig

    ddraig dros ben llestri

    as you're still dodging my question, i'll repeat it

    could you explain this part of your posted comment?

    "the next thing, they'll be subsidising bands with weird sexual preferences"
     
  10. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    I'd like this answered as well.

    Have you ever been to Cardiff Cacadores? And seeing as you singled the place out, can you explain what makes Cardiff so different to any other city? Why is it, in particular, "such a bore"?
     
  11. wayward bob

    wayward bob i ate all your bees

    sush, he might turn up to prove a point :eek: nothing to see here, move along ;)
     
  12. Cacadores

    Cacadores Banned Banned

    I just answered it.

    When city councils start controlling the culture, they often use their power of patronage either to accrue money, power or to further their political agenda against the wishes of the electorate. So in that sentence there's an example of the type of musician whom the council might use in that way.

    No one else is having a problem understanding it. It really is just you.

    Happy New Year
     
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  13. Cacadores

    Cacadores Banned Banned

    I'd like this answered as well.

    Have you ever been to Cardiff Cacadores? And seeing as you singled the place out, can you explain what makes Cardiff so different to any other city? Why is it, in particular, "such a bore"?[/QUOTE]
    I answered this in post No. 1345.

    Need glasses?
     
  14. teqniq

    teqniq DisMembered

    You do not speak for anyone else, and no, you have explained nothing. In fact the last part of your third sentence in post #1362 does not even parse properly.
     
  15. Cacadores

    Cacadores Banned Banned

    Yes. And? Is there a point there?
    ''and no, you have explained nothing. In fact the last part of your third sentence in post #1362 does not even parse properly''
    '' I've explained nothing? " And you talk about being able to parse?! How about using English? And logic? Why would anyone want to describe 'nothing' outside of a thesis on Zeno?

    You do know that 'parse' means to describe syntax by breaking a sentence up into its component parts? For the purposes of grammatical erudition? So, er, if you can't parse it that would be, er, your error. Wouldn't it?

    If you mean, does it make grammatical sense (and I'm just guessing that's what you mean; it is very hard to tell), then we'll say yes it does. Here's a clue: look up the difference between an object and a subject.

    Hope this helps. Happy New Year.
     
  16. teqniq

    teqniq DisMembered

    The point, you clown is that you insinuated that another poster was the only one who was having trouble understanding. I know it's an effort to attempt to goad as is usually the case with lamearse trolls such as yourself but it really is a poor effort. 0/10. Having reread your post I can see what you are attempting to say (with no supporting evidence), but it reads very poorly and yes I do know what parse means. :)

    Blwyddyn Newydd dda .:)
     
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  17. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    Wonder who that twat was and what point it was they were trying to make here. They were posting from the Czech Republic, btw.
     
  18. teqniq

    teqniq DisMembered

  19. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    I'm in Cardiff now to sort out funeral arrangements. The weather is suitably grim...
     
  20. gaijingirl

    gaijingirl Well-Known Member

    (((editor))) Sending a virtual hug. xx
     
  21. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    Thanks. The relentless rain and overall greyness adds a certain filmic quality to the occasion. If I'm going to feel miserable I may as well have the full weather ensemble!
     
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  22. gaijingirl

    gaijingirl Well-Known Member

    well you were never one to do things by halves!!
     
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  23. nogojones

    nogojones Well-Known Member

    Sorry to hear
     
  24. teqniq

    teqniq DisMembered

  25. phoenixlily

    phoenixlily Active Member

    Hooray! Thanks nogojones - sorry for mega late reply ... I'm Just general memories of the place, anything specific that stood out, any good nights?

    I can just namecheck you as an 'anonymous raver' if you like :)
     
  26. phoenixlily

    phoenixlily Active Member

  27. ddraig

    ddraig dros ben llestri

    Sad news, The Rummer Tavern has been Ruined and turned into a sports bar
    an old traditional pub from the 1800's opposite a castle butchered and branded with skysports and btsports

    short sighted bullshit by craft union

    you'd think
    1 - it'd be fucking listed
    2 - there would be some mileage in having a really old pub opposite a castle
    3 - we've got enough fucking sports bars
    :mad: :(
     
  28. Plumdaff

    Plumdaff joy in people

    Meeting a mate who's in town for a few days - he's staying in Roath and we're meeting over that way tonight. As a West Cardiff virtual shut in I don't really know the pubs - where's a good place for a pint Roath/Cathays area? Looking for sit down and a chat kind of place rather than raucous, and he likes his real ale, so anywhere he could sample some local beer would be a bonus.
     
  29. ddraig

    ddraig dros ben llestri

    The Andrew Buchan for real ale, Rumney brewery owned, should be quiet ish, depends they could have a band on
    it's in the middle of Albany rd opposite Albany fish bar and next door to iceland
    otherwise there's the Albany which is a proper pub with front and back lounge
    or the Pear Tree right on corner of Albany and Wellfield rd, has an upstairs which can be cosy and quiet, Juno (one of the lounges) is not far from there on Wellfield rd but can sometimes be a bit busy with rara types
     
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  30. ddraig

    ddraig dros ben llestri

    anyone see this mad video?!! :eek:
    Passers-by tackle knife-carrying suspect
     

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