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p.j.m 9th May 2017 11:40


Originally Posted by Ida down (Post 9765418)
Obviously, some elderly staffer, did not appreciate the ring.

he was probably offloaded by some over zealous security guards due to overbooking.

cattletruck 9th May 2017 12:02

Publicity stunt, new LH route announcements, a spare change of clothes.

Modern clowns wear suits these days.

AerialPerspective 9th May 2017 12:16


Originally Posted by Another Number (Post 9765450)
So throwing a harmless lemon meringue pie is a heinous assault, but throwing the book is warranted?

He's lucky he didn't cop a shoe!*







*Probably wouldn't need to duck to avoid it, though...

On a technical note yes. In fact standing over someone and yelling while not allowing them to escape is considered assault, albeit a low grade. Under the law, a person's body is inviolate so it is assault.
Reminds me of a story told by Billy Connolly, while doing a show in Brisbane an old bloke stepped up on the stage and called him a "filthmonger" (to which Connolly replied "Aye, that's a pretty accurate description") then took a swing at him.
Connolly of course remarked that he wasn't hurt, as the guy made a common mistake of thinking his chin went all the way to the end of his beard. LOL
Not wanting to highlight what you have re Joyce's stature but it does beg the question whether this guy would have been so quick to do this if it was Dixon or some other fairly tall person with a bit of mongrel about them... probably not I suspect.

V-Jet 9th May 2017 21:21

Appreciative staff should look after any legal bills for services rendered regardless of the reason. Despite the public response, I doubt a vindictive and nasty little man will take this well. Hitler hung his assailants up with piano wire and purged something like 7000 others. Come to think of it, excluding piano wire, that's a not an unfamiliar figure!

Berealgetreal 10th May 2017 00:16

I'm with Aerial Perspective.

One thing is to say "I'd like to knock his block off" and another is to, without provocation or even worse from behind actually hit a person or jam a pie in their face.

Turns out it was about the marriage equality issue. Makes conservatives look like fools. Playing right into the hands of the Lefties.

That's just my own standard.

Ret Sabala 10th May 2017 00:52

Just some religious zealot who resents Alan Joyce's right to express his view on same sex marriage. There should be more people like Mr Joyce in society who are not scared to come out and be what they are-BTW- it is not illegal to be gay, but it is illegal to throw a pie in some ones face. When will the self indulgent religious right grow up.
Thank goodness we did not have a plebiscite on gay marriage.

RENURPP 10th May 2017 02:46


There should be more people like Mr Joyce
Not in my opinion there shouldn't.
Self serving r sole.
Had a close call with prostate cancer, makes prostate cancer an issue through Qantas. I don't recall any input until then.
He's openly a homosexual, so pushes the homosexual cause through Qantas avenues including staff wearing insignia.
I'm surprised there's not some form of dental cause doing the rounds.


A pie in the face? Who really cares.

p.j.m 10th May 2017 06:40

http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politi...10-gw1hud.html


Mr Overheu told radio station 6PR he objected to Qantas' support for marriage equality, which he labelled "corporate bullying aimed at social engineering"
here here Mr Overheu, time to send this leprechaun back where he came from.

dr dre 10th May 2017 07:00


Originally Posted by p.j.m (Post 9766323)
'We won't be suppressed': Qantas boss Alan Joyce 'reinvigorated' by pie to the face

Quote:
Mr Overheu told radio station 6PR he objected to Qantas' support for marriage equality, which he labelled "corporate bullying aimed at social engineering".

If you don't agree with the causes or positions that a particular company promotes then don't buy products or use services from that particular company. Don't commit assault.

Slippery_Pete 10th May 2017 08:48

I absolute commend Joyce for standing strong in what he believes.

Bullying and assault has absolutely no place in this world, regardless of what you think on the issue or Joyce as a CEO.

IMHO, the only mistake he's made is to pursue civil charges. If he really wants to champion the cause of acceptance, he'd have done well to let the police sort it out and not got involved.

Nothing would have been more dignified than indicating he wasn't going to pursue a civil case, because he'd much rather focus his efforts on positives of the cause.

A lost opportunity to take the moral high ground, methinks.

tartare 10th May 2017 10:16


Originally Posted by RENURPP (Post 9766208)
Not in my opinion there shouldn't.
Self serving r sole.
Had a close call with prostate cancer, makes prostate cancer an issue through Qantas. I don't recall any input until then.
He's openly a homosexual, so pushes the homosexual cause through Qantas avenues including staff wearing insignia.
I'm surprised there's not some form of dental cause doing the rounds.


A pie in the face? Who really cares.

Good on you mate.
Ever considered that if it weren't for pooftas, you probably wouldn't have a computer to type on.
And hey, as a result you might have even been speaking German now - or Japanese...

psycho joe 10th May 2017 10:35

I'm a bit surprised that Waleed hasn't started some sort of [email protected] campaign.

#illridewithyou

V-Jet 10th May 2017 10:52


.Good on you mate.
Ever considered that if it weren't for pooftas, you probably wouldn't have a computer to type on.
And hey, as a result you might have even been speaking German now - or Japanese...
Question for you - how did those pooftas get here in the first place? I put it to you that there were ALL members of the sinful sexes involved. And for that, I wholeheartedly blame the parents for the whole Jq/RedQ/Qf fiasco. Turing was a genius, but he certainly didn't invent Foxconn or discover Shenzhen and tragically no one until much later understood his genius. Jobs/Gates etc were not of the 'boy/TG/L/Beast/Priest' variety and they DID put keyboards in everyone's hands, so that's probably drawing too long a bow.

The guy is a d**k, but far more so because he didn't pie the tool when he was conducting grandstanding operations during his epiphany 'let's shut the place down' speech.

Joyce is a vindictive jealous little man who harbours grudges and doesn't like looking like a fool - which is why he sacks anyone who does disagree with him. A mate told me it was on CNN in the US. He won't take this lying down and it will have shaken him.

tartare 10th May 2017 11:07

Lovely.
Glad to see some true intellectuals coming out of the woodwork... :rolleyes:

Cravenmorehead 10th May 2017 11:28

Good on you Tartare,Ret and Slippery Pete. RENURPP did you know that Australias greatest ever Olympian and someone who you probably cheered wildly in 2000 is openly gay. Scary 'eh, wow.........
Ian Thorpe if you are having another senior moment.

GA Driver 10th May 2017 11:31

I couldn't give a rats hetro/homonsexual or whatever. It's 2017 and you like what you like. I don't think many people REALLY care, let's move on....
BUT I can't image a 'hetro' campaign pushed by an international airline, being particularly kosher with locals or very well regarded by anyone really. So why bother pushing at all is my question?

It's the wrong industry if your homophobic.

V-Jet 10th May 2017 11:34


Originally Posted by Cravenmorehead (Post 9766532)
Good on you Tartare,Ret and Slippery Pete. RENURPP did you know that Australias greatest ever Olympian and someone who you probably cheered wildly in 2000 is openly gay. Scary 'eh, wow.........
Ian Thorpe if you are having another senior moment.

He should have been openly gay from the beginning, because those who knew him knew but didn't care. Take it from me, he was 'never' straight. But let's put the financial record straight, Thorpe has lost millions for himself, Joyce has made himself millions (likely 100 of them) while losing B (yes that's a B) billions for everyone else.

cattletruck 10th May 2017 12:05

Must be Eurovision time again with all them princesses grandstanding around.

Keg 10th May 2017 13:09


Originally Posted by Slippery_Pete (Post 9766412)

Bullying and assault has absolutely no place in this world, regardless of what you think on the issue or Joyce as a CEO.

Awesome. I look forward to hearing your thoughts about the activists that prevented about half the crowd from attending an ACL meeting in MEL yesterday. The activists then blocked those who had managed to get in from leaving.

Given that was a group of people (rather than a lone individual), and they've refused to apologise, and their actions are consistent with bullying from other rainbow activist groups in recent times, I'm wondering why there's been such little condemnation of them?


Originally Posted by Slippery_Pete (Post 9766412)

IMHO, the only mistake he's made is to pursue civil charges. If he really wants to champion the cause of acceptance, he'd have done well to let the police sort it out and not got involved.

Not his choice to make. It's actually the call of the police as to whether someone gets charged though. Given his profile though that would no doubt carry some weight in the copper's minds as to how to proceed.

A lost opportunity to take the moral high ground, methinks.[/QUOTE]

Keg 10th May 2017 13:14


Originally Posted by Ret Sabala (Post 9766155)
Just some religious zealot who resents Alan Joyce's right to express his view on same sex marriage. There should be more people like Mr Joyce in society who are not scared to come out and be what they are-BTW- it is not illegal to be gay, but it is illegal to throw a pie in some ones face. When will the self indulgent religious right grow up.
Thank goodness we did not have a plebiscite on gay marriage.

Like the threats of violence endured by people trying to attend the ACL meeting? It's not illegal to be Christian but it is illegal to threaten violence against them. Sadly the coppers are more likely to take action against the lone Nutter than the groups that threaten violence against those attending the ACL meeting.


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