UK Summer 2011 riots

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  1. Krishna

    Krishna Pissin On Em

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    What IS going on?

    Sky and BBC have have resorted to STOCK FOOTAGE because some of their cameras have been stolen :D/:manson:
     
  2. Krishna

    Krishna Pissin On Em

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    [video=youtube;yivtI605dQQ]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yivtI605dQQ[/video]
     
  3. TurnerPrize

    TurnerPrize time to dance

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    Good gravy, they set a double decker bus on fire. I hope nobody was on it at the time (otherwise it looks rather pretty). BBC online still seems rather vague, but apparently it's to do with a father of four being shot dead by a policeman on Thursday.

    I'm sure sky news blamed the muslims, whipped up into a stupor by their lack of daytime eating.
     
  4. Madison

    Madison Everything goes up by six

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    How embarrassing. Looting?

    Disgrace to this country, I hope the police arrested plenty of them.
     
  5. TurnerPrize

    TurnerPrize time to dance

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    http://i.STOP FUNDING HATE.co.uk/i/pix/2011/08/07/article-2023254-0D54428B00000578-971_634x549.jpg

    Why are some people so HIDEOUS? Riots are definitely my least favourite returning trend of recent times. No more pls.
     
  6. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    I know we're hardly in the situation we were at in the '80s (at least YET), but which cities have had them so far this time around? Any other than Bristol and London?
     
  7. Madison

    Madison Everything goes up by six

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    Somewhere in Northern Ireland I think, but it doesn't really count.
     
  8. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    You do have to wonder how much of it was opportunistic twats using that in an attempt to 'legitimise' it though. I've not heard/read enough about this yet, but it smacks of it to me.
     
  9. TurnerPrize

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    Ooh, this one's looking like a good old fashioned race riot.

    Lolly you can keep your anti-tesco, we-only-want-fair-trade-aubergines Bristol riots. THIS is how it's DONE. It's 1985 all over again
     
  10. Krishna

    Krishna Pissin On Em

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    Our RODNEY KING moment.
     
  11. Shirley

    Shirley BIG-HEARTED BUNNY

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    WOOD GREEN SHOPPING CITY ransacked and AGOG

    Again
     
  12. Ag

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    What HAPPENED to provoke this? I know some guy was shot by the Police. All I have is The Sun website showing the dead chap "pulling a gangster pose" which doesn't immediately make me leak empathy. But that's The Sun and they have probably already hacked his PHONE. Was this ESPECIALLY UNFAIR?
     
  13. Ag

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    I for one enjoy a bit of old fashioned RIOTING on the streets of our capital.
     
  14. Shirley

    Shirley BIG-HEARTED BUNNY

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    YOUTH DISCONTENT MAAAAAAAAN

    Thatcher OUT
     
  15. Ag

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    She's been in charge for OVER 70 years now. TIME FOR CHANGE.

    And just look her son David holidaying in TUSCANY like nothing is happening. SHAMEFUL.
     
  16. Ellie

    Ellie Super talented triple threat

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    That report said he was shot dead by police after an exchange of fire. IF that's accurate then what's the fuss?
     
  17. Ag

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    Well quite. If you wave a gun about in front of armed police, I KNOW WHAT I EXPECT to happen. But then the Met have probably already sold his details to the Sun.

    TRUST NO-ONE.
     
  18. PercyPig

    PercyPig The Last of Us

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    So he was in a gang but not violent and he must have been a dominant force in this gang considering what's just happened so in a roundabout he'll have been responsible for violence on someone. [/speculation]
     
  19. Star

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    Oh my goodness, all that violence in London last night, apparently shops all around mine have been smashed in and looted, they left my shop though :bad:
     
  20. wendy the goat

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    Want me to pop down and put the windows through?
     
  21. Star

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    Yes please, I'd love a day off work tomorrow!
     
  22. wendy the goat

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    Norty Star :eyes:
     
  23. Star

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    :D

    No seriously though, how scary :(
     
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    I'm sorry you didn't get looted Star (?!)

    maybe they would smash the windows, then smash each lens of all the glasses with tiny little sledgehammers
     
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    This is terrible, but...
    [​IMG]

    :disco:
     
  26. Mats

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    no one wants your sorry ass glasses
     
  27. Ag

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    That's quite an AMAZING image...

    the next morning...

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  28. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    That looked like it was quite a nice building :(
     
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    I can't find out what it was... Therefore I can't find a BEFORE IMAGE.
     
  30. Ellie

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    What building was that?
     
  31. delirium

    delirium TOODLES FUCKFACE

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    I did have a shameful :D moment when I read about people specially coming with shopping trollies to nick stuff

    NAUGHTY LONDONERS
     
  32. That One

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    Imagine the SHAME of being caught looting in JD Sports.
     
  33. RobotBoy

    RobotBoy BANG BANG

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    That's the only nice building in Tottenham GONE then.
     
  34. Star

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    I know that JD :o
     
  35. Eileen

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    The STOP FUCKING HATE blamed the violence on TWITTER.
     
  36. Star

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    I'd blame the STOP FUCKING HATE myself.
     
  37. Ellie

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    According to some on Twitter it was a carpet shop.
     
  38. Madison

    Madison Everything goes up by six

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    What cunts. Jail the lot of them.
     
  39. Eileen

    Eileen All the better to see you with, my dear.

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    I had no idea Tottenham and Wood Green were next to each other tbh.
     
  40. Kate

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    Apparently the (now dead) guy fired at a policeman in the shootout, and the policeman was only saved because the bullet got lodged in his police radio :o

    Oh well I'm just glad it's not Brixton this time, cos I'm going to see Morrissey there tonight
     
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