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View Poll Results: Select the Newspapers you read the most max 3
Daily Mail 2 6.25%
Daily Mirror 1 3.13%
Daily Express 0 0%
The Guardian 12 37.50%
Daily Telegraph 5 15.63%
The Sun 0 0%
The Independent 8 25.00%
The Times 4 12.50%
Pravda 2 6.25%
None of The Above 12 37.50%
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Locking or deleting threads may well satisfy the need to feel in control but it denies the right to reply and allows indefensible comments to go unchallenged.

In my view one of the reasons this country is in such a mess is that we don't discuss politics enough. Censoring political discussion on public fora does nothing to help.

I think it is also telling that administrators are able to make inflammatory comments after threads have been locked, safe in the knowledge that no reply is possible.
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Thinking about it, has there ever been an age (or year of birth) poll on here?
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Locking or deleting threads may well satisfy the need to feel in control but it denies the right to reply and allows indefensible comments to go unchallenged.
I think it's disappointing that posters whose 'nose have been put out of joint' feel the need to make complaints to the mods.. For myself, if I feel I can't 'take it on the chin' anymore, I'd simply ignore the thread - but it's never arisen. Perhaps my working class background has equipped me with a tougher skin!

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Socialist Worker anyone? https://socialistworker.co.uk

Keep your friends close and your enemies even closer Seriously I have to get my news on line.
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I think it's disappointing that posters whose 'nose have been put out of joint' feel the need to make complaints to the mods.. For myself, if I feel I can't 'take it on the chin' anymore, I'd simply ignore the thread - but it's never arisen. Perhaps my working class background has equipped me with a tougher skin!

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I made no complaints to the mods.... so there
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Socialist Worker anyone? https://socialistworker.co.uk

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I'm not a Socialist Worker reader, but have occasionally dipped into it - like in the link about.

I quite like their direct, robust style with no pussy-footing around - unlike much of our effete newspapers.

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I'm not a Socialist Worker reader, but have occasionally dipped into it - like in the link about.

I quite like their direct, robust style with no pussy-footing around - unlike much of our effete newspapers.

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I made no complaints to the mods.... so there
So is it a 'cunning plan' by the mods., saying that there have been complaints, in order to have an excuse* to close the thread? I think we should be told!

*Yeah, OK - I know the mods don't need an excuse, but it would look better if they had one.



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So is it a 'cunning plan' by the mods., saying that there have been complaints, in order to have an excuse* to close the thread? I think we should be told!

*Yeah, OK - I know the mods don't need an excuse, but it would look better if they had one.



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A few years working in shipyards has equipped me well. Snowflakes need not apply!

The oddest places I have worked for politics have been laboratories. There are all manner of academics in there with seriously skewed ideas of the world, but who never see the light of day!

My definition of a laboratory is; a safe haven where academics are protected from the realities of the outside world. Also see 'University'.
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A group of Socialist Workers used to meet every Saturday morning under the Tunsgate in Guildford High Street when I was a lad. But you had to get there before 11.00 am because that was pub opening time in those days.
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Seriously? People have complained? Snowflakes!!
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go on then set one up.
Just tried and canít see what Iím missing! The only mention of poll is at the bottom of ĎAdditional Optionsí but thatís just a selection, nothing obvious for creating the actual poll, or does that appear when you Ďsubmití the message??

I must be too old for this kind of thing, how ironic.
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