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Old 30 November 2015, 19:18   #1
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Maunsell gun towers off the coast of Kent set to be converted into luxury resort | Daily Mail Online

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Old 30 November 2015, 19:25   #2
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Which bit is upsetting you most?
- the redevelopment idea
- the comparison to Necker Island (eh, its in the Caribeen where its warm!)
- the fact the concept really only seems to have one image OR
- the fact you got sucked into reading an article on the Mail site again?

I think this quote sums it up, "Mr Cooper came up with the idea after a drink in the pub"
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Which bit is upsetting you most?
- the redevelopment idea
- the comparison to Necker Island (eh, its in the Caribeen where its warm!)
- the fact the concept really only seems to have one image OR
- the fact you got sucked into reading an article on the Mail site again?

I think this quote sums it up, "Mr Cooper came up with the idea after a drink in the pub"
After really wanting to see them as they were during Round Britain but unfortunately it didn't happen I would have liked to have seen them restored as a tourist attraction rather than an off limits rich persons resort.

They are still high up on my to do list though
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Better than just being left to corrode away until they either get dismantled or fall into the sea.
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- the fact you got sucked into reading an article on the Mail site again?
If the DM were to show a moderate SNP bias (left of somewhere, who knows ). Would you then be so dismissive of their journalistic efforts?
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Better than just being left to corrode away until they either get dismantled or fall into the sea.
+1

The forts in the Solent would just be a crumbling mess with a topping of seagull poo without the money and forward thinking of investors
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Old 01 December 2015, 09:42   #7
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If the DM were to show a moderate SNP bias (left of somewhere, who knows ). Would you then be so dismissive of their journalistic efforts?
My dislike of the Daily Mail has nothing to do with politics (which is just as well as thats a forbidden topic!), and everything to do with their poor headline grabbing, click-bait, and attention-whore tactics.

I think Dan and Dan summed it up quite nicely:



I'm not sure which I dislike more - the people who make the paper or the people who read it and then regurgitate its content without critical thought as though it is fact!
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..........regurgitate its content without critical thought as though it is fact!

W....wh......what! You mean it's not true? You'll be telling me there's no Santa next😳
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W....wh......what! You mean it's not true? You'll be telling me there's no Santa next😳
Shhh, don't tell Mollers, the only way we get him to behave is by telling him Santa's watching...
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...or the people who read it and then regurgitate its content without critical thought as though it is fact!
That's Mrs Wilk and I off of the crimbo card list then?
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Bags I tell him about the Tooth Fairy, mind you, she could be just a distant memory😄
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That's Mrs Wilk and I off of the crimbo card list then?
Mrs willk is an avid fan of the dailymaildotcom. That said, her favourite television arrangement is the X Factor and I'm her favourite RIBnet moderator after Poly (who she thought was very nice).

I'm not sure that you want to be in her gang!
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I'm her favourite RIBnet moderator after Poly (who she thought was very nice).
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+1

The forts in the Solent would just be a crumbling mess with a topping of seagull poo without the money and forward thinking of investors
Yeah, I get that

After looking into this a bit more I'm going to do this trip next year

lots to see...

https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%...2F&h=hAQEjO77x

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Alex just come stay with me and you get a local tour guide !! These things are just something passed on the way to somewhere down this neck of the woods mate !
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Alex just come stay with me and you get a local tour guide !! These things are just something passed on the way to somewhere down this neck of the woods mate !
Thanks dude one suggestion is that we run from Putney?
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Thanks dude one suggestion is that we run from Putney?

Or River Lane at Petersham, easy launch & relatively easy parking by London standards
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