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PC gone mad
« on: 06 May 2018, 16:16:08 »

For the last 10 years a Leek butcher has advertised his meat with risque sentences. The police have received no complaints nor has the butcher from his 1000 regular customers. Now the local chief constable has told him to tone them down as although they have had no complaints there might be in the future. You couldn't make it up. >:( >:( >:(

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-43961019
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Re: PC gone mad
« Reply #1 on: 06 May 2018, 16:52:12 »

I saw a nice pair of tits this morning. Bobing around they never seem to come to rest. I think the warm weather brings them out.
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Re: PC gone mad
« Reply #2 on: 06 May 2018, 16:55:18 »

For the last 10 years a Leek butcher has advertised his meat with risque sentences. The police have received no complaints nor has the butcher from his 1000 regular customers. Now the local chief constable has told him to tone them down as although they have had no complaints there might be in the future. You couldn't make it up. >:( >:( >:(

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-43961019

Yes....far better use of police time to complain about something that nobody has complained about. I suppose catching criminals is less important.
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Re: PC gone mad
« Reply #3 on: 06 May 2018, 17:38:23 »

No big surprise really. Most senior people in the Police nowadays have been through the left wing induction course aka the modern British University system.
This produces hoardes of Socialists, even though many of them don't know that's what they are, but it instils the mindset that the state controls individuals, which then gives rise to incidents like the one above.
They have no concept of the right to individual freedom, and this is very very dangerous.
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Re: PC gone mad
« Reply #4 on: 06 May 2018, 17:44:22 »

As I understand it the British police have gven up investigating burglaries these days.  If you report a burglary on a 999 call you might be very disappointed if you expect someone to turn up pronto with sirens wailing and blues lights flashing.  Fingerprints?  I think you'll be lucky to get a crime number for the insurance!  >:(

Apparently they havn't got the time or resources, which is understandable as they seem to spend their time going after speeding motorists or people who have or might cause offence to a minority or even the general public at large!  ::)
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Re: PC gone mad
« Reply #5 on: 06 May 2018, 18:20:21 »

The Butcher needs to have a "stiff" drink and think long and "hard" about what a bad boy he's been  :y
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Re: PC gone mad
« Reply #6 on: 06 May 2018, 18:35:52 »

In retailing you follow a golden rule:  No talk of politics, No talk of religion, and your professionalism should keep you well away from any sexual reference to staff and customers alike. You also do not bring your ills to works, but keep them under a professional cloak.

This is not new, but dates back decades to my knowledge.  So this all is yet another non-news story aimed at stirring the masses, and that is what it is doing on the OOF!! ::) ::)

As for the police, if the general public would agree to higher taxes then you could have the level of policing most of us want, and then the recognition that the breaking of the law, at any social level, no matter what the offence is just that; a breach of the law that needs the police, and more importantly, the justice system to deal with all offences seriously. ;)

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Re: PC gone mad
« Reply #7 on: 06 May 2018, 18:59:05 »

In retailing you follow a golden rule:  No talk of politics, No talk of religion, and your professionalism should keep you well away from any sexual reference to staff and customers alike. You also do not bring your ills to works, but keep them under a professional cloak.
Small retailers often need themed gimmicks to make themselves stand out, particularly in the digital age

As for the police, if the general public would agree to higher taxes then you could have the level of policing most of us want, and then the recognition that the breaking of the law, at any social level, no matter what the offence is just that; a breach of the law that needs the police, and more importantly, the justice system to deal with all offences seriously. ;)

Like the NHS, it needs a rethink, with shiny arses booted out, and more proper frontline.  But, like most of the civil service, its sadly inherently wasteful at best, corrupt at worse.


I have an awful lot of time for PC Plod, but their seniors need a weed out.
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Re: PC gone mad
« Reply #8 on: 06 May 2018, 19:11:50 »

Agreed, TB; reduce drastically the numbers of chiefs and there would be more money for the indians!

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Re: PC gone mad
« Reply #9 on: 06 May 2018, 19:32:45 »

In retailing you follow a golden rule:  No talk of politics, No talk of religion, and your professionalism should keep you well away from any sexual reference to staff and customers alike. You also do not bring your ills to works, but keep them under a professional cloak.
Small retailers often need themed gimmicks to make themselves stand out, particularly in the digital age

As for the police, if the general public would agree to higher taxes then you could have the level of policing most of us want, and then the recognition that the breaking of the law, at any social level, no matter what the offence is just that; a breach of the law that needs the police, and more importantly, the justice system to deal with all offences seriously. ;)

Like the NHS, it needs a rethink, with shiny arses booted out, and more proper frontline.  But, like most of the civil service, its sadly inherently wasteful at best, corrupt at worse.


I have an awful lot of time for PC Plod, but their seniors need a weed out.

Agree on your last paragraph TB :y

As for small independent traders needing gimmicks, what they should never do is risk offending any of their customer base by such acts.  Offend just 1% of their customers who then stay away with no doubt a spread of poor reviews amongst the local community, and their whole business can collaspe as they are working of such tight margins.

Sexual innuendo is not the way to drive up sales.  It is by giving a first class professional and friendly personal service, with sensible pricing, that will encourage more people to use their business. :y
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Re: PC gone mad
« Reply #10 on: 06 May 2018, 19:43:57 »

You must trust the butcher to know his clientelle, Lizzie - he is up north, after all!

Ron.
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Re: PC gone mad
« Reply #11 on: 06 May 2018, 19:47:58 »

No big surprise really. Most senior people in the Police nowadays have been through the left wing induction course aka the modern British University system.
This produces hoardes of Socialists, even though many of them don't know that's what they are, but it instils the mindset that the state controls individuals, which then gives rise to incidents like the one above.
They have no concept of the right to individual freedom, and this is very very dangerous.


You've completely misunderstood the problem.


Over the last 30(ish) years, people have been encouraged to volunteer themselves as victims when something anything affects them. This totally obscures the few cases where such thinking is genuine, worthwhile and necessary.


Now, we have people that are so far up their own arses that they delight in doing this for you before you're even aware that you should be offended by someone else's innocent but crass remarks/actions.


These are the people that should be at the top of TB's anybody's cull list.
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Re: PC gone mad
« Reply #12 on: 06 May 2018, 20:03:12 »

Being offended on someone else's behalf is now a (Lefty?) way of life.

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Re: PC gone mad
« Reply #13 on: 06 May 2018, 21:07:20 »

Whether the retailer is making a good sales pitch or a fundamental marketing error isn't the point.
Its  (literally) his business to do as he wants, unless he is inciting violence or hatred, and the Chief constable involved, should be sacked immediately, for having no clue how to do his job or even how to live in a free society.
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Re: PC gone mad
« Reply #14 on: 06 May 2018, 22:44:00 »

Seeing how rare good specialists shops are these days especially butchers and green grocers, any retailer that manages to stay open with a slightly different inoffensive advertising and marketing angle in my view is to be applauded. :y

Anybody that has employed, advertising & marketing agencies, I done both, quickly understands there in no morality or boundaries, until the ASA cliups an advertisers wings following a complaint when the standard reply by the company paying for the campaign is: "No offence meant and it was all just a bit of fun" when the ASA makes them modify or withdraw the advert, which due to the extra publicity means their sales have just gone up by x10. UK and European advertising is tame where is the US it is a blood sport where you openly slag off your competitors.
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