Plymouth and Exeter experience existential crisis!

Discussion in 'Bristol and South West' started by Gerry1time, Nov 15, 2016.

  1. Gerry1time

    Gerry1time pities the neurotypical

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    and more astoundingly, the herald is actually supposed to be a newspaper, not a local version of the onion that can't afford a proofreader
     
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  3. Gerry1time

    Gerry1time pities the neurotypical

    I especially love the line "Caffe Nero on Lemon Quay was so busy that I couldn't even get a quote from a member of staff" which reads more like a note to themselves or their editor than a piece of journalism.
     
  4. two sheds

    two sheds not as daft as i look

    no, you have to get a quote for the coffee and show you've got enough cash to cover it before they'll serve you
     
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  5. Libertad

    Libertad Man of Steal

    Truro? Where's it to?
     
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    they don't do actual journalism. the job qualification seems to be the ability to write 'we love plymouth, we hate cornwall' 100x. spelling optional
     
  7. Gerry1time

    Gerry1time pities the neurotypical

    I did actually think that first time I read it. Why would you get a quote from a Caffe Nero? Isn't the price list on the wall? Maybe Truro really is that innovative that it's pushing the boundaries of coffee pricing.
     
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  8. two sheds

    two sheds not as daft as i look

    and the herald's only jealous because Plymouth and Bristol are still really part of Greater Cornwall.
     
  9. CNT36

    CNT36 Not carbon nano tubes

    Lemon Quay.
     
  10. Libertad

    Libertad Man of Steal

    Lovely, I'm sure that it will enrich that special street market ambience. Christmas is only 37 shopping days away.
     
  11. CNT36

    CNT36 Not carbon nano tubes

    Sister and her kids were looking forward to going on Saturday and ended up spending less than an hour there because it was too busy. Couldn't help laughing.
     
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  12. Libertad

    Libertad Man of Steal

    It's that mini fairground that does it. Kids come from all over to throw up on that roundabout.
     
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  13. two sheds

    two sheds not as daft as i look

    That's just them learning how to behave in cities when they grow older.
     
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    i'm walking distance so when lass wants to go in there, she can take herself so i don't have to suffer. she will learn eventually why cheap clothing in this house always comes from charity shops, not primark. and probably curse loads that there's another shop in town that dosen't do women's shoes her size
     
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  15. AMITNAL

    AMITNAL New Member

    They are an odd paper. They seem to only report on what happens in the time zone of 1867, which is what Plymouth is stuck in, currently. They report on old people falling over, buses being 3 minutes late, and how much a tree has grown.
     
  16. Poot

    Poot Everyone's a superhero, everyone's a Captain Kirk

    Odd isn't it. It's almost as though there is very little crime here to report on.
     
  17. AMITNAL

    AMITNAL New Member

    Or the crimes that they don't want to report on...?

    Propoganda for the southwests giant shithole? ☝️
     
  18. Geri

    Geri wasn't born to follow

    I went into Primark in Truro on Thursday. It's just as skanky as all the others.

    Don't even get me started on the pathetic excuse for a Debenhams. It's no bigger than a corner shop.

    But at least they have a decent sized TK Maxx.
     
  19. hash tag

    hash tag Pedicabo omnes

    Fwiw, there are Debs near me and neither is brilliant.
    as for TKMAXX they can be good or bad regardless of whether they are big or small.
     
  20. CNT36

    CNT36 Not carbon nano tubes

    I was well up for the my daughter going on it for the first time Saturday. Her mother used her veto though.
     
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  21. bellaozzydog

    bellaozzydog Well-Known Member

    Behave it’s got its own crime section, I love a good read of it. See what’s going down in my old neighbourhood

    Latest Plymouth crime news - Plymouth Herald
     
  22. Poot

    Poot Everyone's a superhero, everyone's a Captain Kirk

    I take it all back. I can see now that I am in the midst of SUBLETTERS. I may need to build some sort of bunker to protect my family.
     
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  23. bellaozzydog

    bellaozzydog Well-Known Member

    We can’t all have a fatal stabbing a week

    Carl eves crime reporter for the Plymouth herald was formerly a member of the cast of sons of anarchy
     
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  24. Poot

    Poot Everyone's a superhero, everyone's a Captain Kirk

    What is Sins of Anarchy?
     
  25. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

     
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  26. CNT36

    CNT36 Not carbon nano tubes

    Seperated at birth. Explains the scar.
     

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