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Geoff Hurst: I'm Not Flying BA!

Old 4th Dec 2001, 14:11
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I thought VS was the british flag carrier these days.
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Old 4th Dec 2001, 14:53
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VS is probably very grateful of any british flags carried as cargo, after all time is running out to attract passengers....
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Old 4th Dec 2001, 15:02
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Hurst - what a total WUSS!

He can join that other rampant chicken s..t Bruce 'Die Hard' Willis.

Both are contenders for the Guinness Book of Records latest entry - All Time Biggest Girls' Blouse.

Any other nominations??

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Old 4th Dec 2001, 15:21
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GH is to be seen at West Ham most match days, entertaining in the 1966 club. He was manager of Chelsea for a short time in the seventies. If Bobby Moore were alive to day he would certainly fly BA. (He would be on Staff Tickets.)
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Old 4th Dec 2001, 20:45
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That wasn't a hat-trick.

Of the three goals, one was offside, one didn't cross the line and there were people on the pitch for the third
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Old 4th Dec 2001, 21:32
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Could someone explain why or how an
ex-footballer becomes such an expert on airline security? Personally, given the choice between a footballer's opinion and BA's security, the footballer wouldn't get considered.
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Old 4th Dec 2001, 21:45
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Ah, but the problem is that we live in a country obsessed with useless celebrities.

Geri Halliwell is a prime example. Not only does she work for the UN for god's sake but her opinion actually swayed voters in the last election!! If I ever found myself being influenced by talentless prats like her I take myself to the nearest bridge and do the honourable thing.

Why has this ever come to light? I couldn't give a flying toss that some celebrity doesn't want to fly on a carrier. Something is fundamentally wrong when that is considered 'news'. Did he ring a paper to tell them this? What a load of rubbish!
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Old 4th Dec 2001, 22:46
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Is this another ex celeb?

A Surrey pensioner has vowed never to return to the United States after witnessing first hand the security measures in place at airports. John Jackson of South Park, told local reporters that the authorities 'didn't
have a clue' after his return flight from Dallas in October was delayed by two hours because of an anthrax hoax.

'I think America still needs to tighten up its security arrangements. I think the British should be advising them as to what we do here, because we've lived with terrorism for many years,' Mr. Jackson told
Surrey Online. Mr. Jackson went on to say that while he was in America, he missed an internal flight and was shocked that his bags remained on board. In the UK, if a passenger misses a flight or is taken ill before the aircraft leaves the ground, their bags have to be removed as a security precaution.

'They haven't got a clue,' Mr. Jackson added.
 
Old 4th Dec 2001, 23:40
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Power Ranger,

How about Sly? ( Sylvester Stallone) as I thought that I'd read somewhere that he would also not fly??
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Old 4th Dec 2001, 23:55
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Yes, Stallone is also part of this group.

It's amazing how we transfer their on-screen persona to their off-camera personality. And we're so disappointed when on-screen and off-screen attitudes don't sync up.

Funny how Stallone and other Hollywood "macho men" won't get on an airliner now, while the "pencil-neck geek" just hops right on.

Interesting.
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Old 5th Dec 2001, 00:09
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Thanks Simbad.

His stance isn't really surprsing is it, soccer is a poofter's game anyway. Real men play rugby...!
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Old 5th Dec 2001, 00:17
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whadda mean bruce willis wont fly...i can remember not that long ago when he was duffing up several armed and dangerous american special forces chaps on the port wing of a 747 lmao
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Old 5th Dec 2001, 01:16
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Is that right Tired? Remind me please why the Australian Rugby League Team originally refused to travel to the UK?
Also I'd be rather careful about calling soccor players pooftahs-I seem to remember a enormous player in the NSWRL days(early 90's) comming out of the closet, funny most people did'nt have a problem with him!
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Old 5th Dec 2001, 03:30
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Gentleman I think it is fair to say that retired jocks, Hollywood hacks, and talk show hosts are the last people we should listen to when making real life decisions. They always earn more than they're worth, they are sheltered by agents etc. from the trials of thr real world, and they always believe their own press clippings. Whether its Barabara Streisand on G.W.Bush, Bruce Willis on terrorist threats or some jock who headed one too many soccer balls, they are all about as useful as t*ts on a bull.
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At least t*ts on a bull would be of some scientific as well as news interest, rather than the useless opinions of these so called 'celebrities'.
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Dedleg,

tired was talking about Rugby Union, not that abomination played "oop North" - a game where the scrums are a shambles and they haven't the wit to even attempt to master lineouts!
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Old 5th Dec 2001, 14:02
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Jimmy Greaves was a far better player anyway...

What a stupid comment Hurst made, almost as bad as Charlotte Church saying to the New York press that "New Yorkers overeacted to the terrorist attacks!!! and that it's ridiculous how the Firemen have been turned into heroes!!"
I bet her manager was delighted with those incredibly idiotic comments!

Seriously, who gives a f**k what "celebrities" think, they don't live in the real world anyway. Rod Eddington was spot on with his comments. Nobody should think twice about flying BA, a great and thoroughly safe airline and I for one will be taking advantage of their great offers at the moment and treat myself and the missus to a trip in business class to the states after Christmas.

Don't worry everyone, just get on with your lives as normal, if you don't, then these lunatic facists will have scored a major victory.
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Old 5th Dec 2001, 23:31
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Dedleg,
You airhead. HOW can you possibly imply that players of 'the other discipline' are proper rugby players? I was not at all surprised when the Australian team pulled out. If you wont play rugby the proper way then how can you be expected to behave in a manly way?

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Perhaps Her Majesty's advisors should more carefully consider whom they recommend to her for knighthood. I wonder if this gentleman would have kept his head if he had pulled a similar stunt a few hundred years ago. But alas, in those days, there weren't snivelling druggie rock stars and spoiled soccer players.
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Old 5th Dec 2001, 23:44
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He,He,He. Don't even like the game-sorry guys it was a wind up. The bit about there being a "I've come out of the closet player" in the NSWRL is true though, no names or club as I can't remember his name,big b*%sted though so I won't be making fun of him!

BTW Merry Christmas to you all,lets hope the likes of 'Sir Big Girls Blouse' does'nt do too much damage to our already fragile industry and its a Happy New Year to us all,particularly to those who have been laid off.
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