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BBC: your tax dollars at work

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posted on Sep, 4 2017 @ 09:48 PM
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Looks like the BBC is now trying to copy the Buzzfeed model. If I lived in a place where I had to pay taxes which funded these idiots I would be very upset. Someone tried to tell me the UK was less socialist than the US in a recent thread... it's stuff like this which makes their arguments laughable. How is anyone supposed to take such an argument seriously when you literally pay for the government and MSM to tell you how much of a racist scum bag you are if you're white, why you shouldn't share gifs of black people if you're white, why wearing a burka is actually hip and empowers women, why nationalism is always racist and globalism is always great, why a tax on sugar and presumably all unhealthy foods must be done for children, why it's good to have a news service utilizing broken English, etc ...






And lets take a brief glance at an article from the new BBC Pidgin service, the level of reporting here is just outstanding, tax dollars well spent:


Indian woman divorce husband because dem no get toilet

One woman for India don get permission from court to divorce her husband because im no gree build toilet for dem house..

The woman wey dey for her 20's don dey married to her husband for five years, but na for inside bush she dey poopoo.

Indian law dey only allow divorce for limited circumstances like beating or wicked behaviour.

edit on 4/9/2017 by ChaoticOrder because: (no reason given)




posted on Sep, 4 2017 @ 10:13 PM
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Black emoji thing is my favorite. Coming from the black girl who's misappropriating white hair style with a wig. The left is sick and getting sicker, you can't make this up!



posted on Sep, 5 2017 @ 12:20 AM
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originally posted by: ChaoticOrder
-why it's good to have a news service utilizing broken English, etc ...


Because the BBC is a multi language broadcaster and pidgin is how English is spoken and read in some parts of the world.

The black emoji is a joke pandering to people who cannot live in a colourless world. To be honest, who cares.



posted on Sep, 5 2017 @ 12:46 AM
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a reply to: ChaoticOrder

We don't have dollars in the UK. It's pounds. Never paid for a tv licence and never will. I do not believe in threats and bully tactics that they employ to pay for this dribble.


One woman for India don get permission from court to divorce her husband because im no gree build toilet for dem house..
The woman wey dey for her 20's don dey married to her husband for five years, but na for inside bush she dey poopoo.
Indian law dey only allow divorce for limited circumstances like beating or wicked behaviour.


And if i ever turned on the tv to have this dyslexic uneducated language dribble rammed down my throat, i'd despair beyond belief



posted on Sep, 5 2017 @ 01:48 AM
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originally posted by: paraphi

originally posted by: ChaoticOrder
-why it's good to have a news service utilizing broken English, etc ...


Because the BBC is a multi language broadcaster and pidgin is how English is spoken and read in some parts of the world.

Yeah by people who cannot speak English properly, it's not an official form of English. My thoughts on the situation are pretty much summed up by this video:



posted on Sep, 5 2017 @ 01:50 AM
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a reply to: Teej1980


Never paid for a tv licence and never will.

Yeah but you're supposed to by law aren't you? Don't you have guys come around to your door if you don't pay it?



posted on Sep, 5 2017 @ 02:08 AM
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"Digital blackface"

That is all



posted on Sep, 5 2017 @ 02:08 AM
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a reply to: ChaoticOrder

It's spoke by about 75 million people across national borders. Seems a legitimate language to me.



posted on Sep, 5 2017 @ 02:16 AM
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a reply to: ChaoticOrder

I think you have an incorrect approaach on this one. These sorts of things all fall into the basket labeled "Dumming Down"

Immgrants are just the vehicle for the dumbing down journey.



posted on Sep, 5 2017 @ 02:19 AM
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originally posted by: Azureblue
a reply to: ChaoticOrder

I think you have an incorrect approaach on this one. These sorts of things all fall into the basket labeled "Dumming Down"

Immgrants are just the vehicle for the dumbing down journey.


What has this got to do with immigrants?



posted on Sep, 5 2017 @ 02:53 AM
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a reply to: ChaoticOrder

If you want to legally watch live tv you need to have a tv licence and the money from it funds the bbc, yes it is wrong but it is now a decriminalised offence and you can own a tv or watch catchup or dvds ect just not as it streams live.

You seem a bit confused about the UK in general fella and seemed to have picked up a lot of false info about us from somewhere, there are loads of UK members here so feel free to ask us about the truth.

You could start a thread if you like and we can dispel some of the fiction and validate some of the ridiculous things you may have heard of, cheese rolling, having a queen, crossing the road whereever we deem safe ect.

it's an odd place but not nearly as bad as you seem to think it is.




posted on Sep, 5 2017 @ 03:50 AM
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a reply to: nonspecific


If you want to legally watch live tv you need to have a tv licence and the money from it funds the bbc, yes it is wrong but it is now a decriminalised offence and you can own a tv or watch catchup or dvds ect just not as it streams live.

As if that makes it any better, oh you can watch catchup and DVD's free, what liberty you have. Any form of news funded by mandatory taxes is clearly not a good thing and is what happens in communist nations with state sponsored TV. If the BBC wants to be a paid service then they should be like any other paid channel, require a subscription and not force people into a subscription.
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posted on Sep, 5 2017 @ 03:54 AM
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originally posted by: ChaoticOrder
Any form of media funded by mandatory taxes is clearly not a good thing and is what happens in communist nations with state sponsored TV.


Why is it not a good thing? And the BBC is independent of the Government, so what happens in 'communist nations' is irrelevant.



posted on Sep, 5 2017 @ 03:57 AM
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originally posted by: audubon

originally posted by: ChaoticOrder
Any form of media funded by mandatory taxes is clearly not a good thing and is what happens in communist nations with state sponsored TV.


Why is it not a good thing? And the BBC is independent of the Government, so what happens in 'communist nations' is irrelevant.





Wait a second... Do you realise you are arguing that it is a good thing to have limited information through media outlets ?



posted on Sep, 5 2017 @ 03:58 AM
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originally posted by: hopenotfeariswhatweneed
Wait a second... Do you realise you are arguing that it is a good thing to have limited information through media outlets ?


No, because I'm not doing that.



posted on Sep, 5 2017 @ 04:17 AM
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a reply to: ChaoticOrder

It is not a mandatory tax though is it?

It is an optional licence to watch live streaming television broadcasts that funds the BBC in it's entirety from entertainment and news on TV to it's website and radio stations that are all adver free.

Do not get me wrong I do not endorse the BBC but you are misinformed as to the nature of the TV licence and many other things in the UK by what I can see.




posted on Sep, 5 2017 @ 04:20 AM
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a reply to: nonspecific


Are you honestly saying the The Young Ones wasn't a BBC documentary on British life?

My confusion is "who is reading these articles". I would think people that cannot speak language cannot read in that language. Translation from proper to pidgin should be automatic for those that converse in both. So, why a printed version of a broken language?

edit on 5-9-2017 by 200Plus because: Tried to make my limited English easier to umderstand




posted on Sep, 5 2017 @ 04:22 AM
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a reply to: nonspecific

I never claimed to be an expert on the TV license fee but I have read several threads about it over the years and I've read reports from UK members having people come to their home and harass them for not paying the license. The BBC is one channel yet it seems to me if you wish to have a TV in your house and watch any form of live television regardless of whether it's the BBC or not then you need to pay the license or risk breaking the law. How you can possibly attempt to defend such nonsense is mind boggling.
edit on 5/9/2017 by ChaoticOrder because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 5 2017 @ 04:23 AM
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originally posted by: audubon

originally posted by: hopenotfeariswhatweneed
Wait a second... Do you realise you are arguing that it is a good thing to have limited information through media outlets ?


No, because I'm not doing that.




Oh, my mistake.....



posted on Sep, 5 2017 @ 04:24 AM
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a reply to: 200Plus

I can say with some authority that although a parody the young ones is a pretty decent reflection of student life in the '80's in the UK


As to the Pigin English thing it is the first I have seen of it but given that the BBC has a world service and is global then what is the issue with it?

Are we thinking that it is for people in the UK who cannot speak proper English or that it is part of the world service news for people in a country where pidgin English is spoken by the majority of the population?



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