This forum uses cookies
This forum makes use of cookies to store your login information if you are registered, and your last visit if you are not. Cookies are small text documents stored on your computer; the cookies set by this forum can only be used on this website and pose no security risk. Cookies on this forum also track the specific topics you have read and when you last read them. Please confirm whether you accept or reject these cookies being set.

A cookie will be stored in your browser regardless of choice to prevent you being asked this question again. You will be able to change your cookie settings at any time using the link in the footer.

General Musings
Started by Roger H. Sterling




11525 posts in this topic
Walter Boycechak
over the line

Posts: 18,688
Threads: 160
Joined: Oct 2014
Reputation: 1,017
Status: Offline

09-05-2019, 12:44 PM -
(08-29-2019, 07:54 PM)Yorkie Wrote: Had to get my wee dog put to sleep a couple of weeks ago, absolutely gutted but she had been ill.

I paid for a private cremation and was advised by the vet her ashes would be returned within 2 weeks at the latest.  I phoned to ask if her ashes had been returned but they said, no it would at least another week, 3 weeks since she was put to sleep.

I asked why the delay and was informed that the people that do the cremation are busy, she also advised they’re based 90 miles away through west so me collecting them wasn’t an option.

Has anyone had their pet cremated and if so, how long until you received their ashes?

Not sure if 3 weeks is reasonable but I’m feeling pretty peeved about it, also no idea why she has sent half way across the country.

Sorry to hear this. Gutted for you.
Yorkie
Elite

Posts: 230
Threads: 0
Joined: Jan 2015
Reputation: 32
Status: Offline

09-05-2019, 06:46 PM -
Thanks for kind words lads.

Finally got her ashes back, so good to get a wee bit closure.
Herzog
It was Herzog

Posts: 5,674
Threads: 48
Joined: Nov 2014
Reputation: 427
Status: Offline

09-09-2019, 11:45 AM -
Just noticed a big rack of Just Eat bikes in front of the Usher Hall. Big metal plinth and all.

Wiggo

Herzog
It was Herzog

Posts: 5,674
Threads: 48
Joined: Nov 2014
Reputation: 427
Status: Offline

09-10-2019, 06:01 PM -
Anybody got a Amazon Firestick they are looking to sell? Getting that IPTV and need a Firestick.

Nicolas Sarkozy
Has Genuine Knowledge

Posts: 9,010
Threads: 13
Joined: Jan 2015
Reputation: 463
Status: Offline

09-11-2019, 09:21 AM -
18 years since the 9/11 attacks Crowe
Johnny
Known slaver

Posts: 12,012
Threads: 16
Joined: May 2015
Reputation: 738
Status: Offline

09-11-2019, 12:51 PM -
Oh my god, time passes! Wow
Walter Boycechak
over the line

Posts: 18,688
Threads: 160
Joined: Oct 2014
Reputation: 1,017
Status: Offline

09-13-2019, 01:51 PM -
It's not a word I would use (for fairly obvious reasons), and it's not a good look (Eek) but tbf to her the use of 'black' for dirty or clarty is one that exists in scottish dialect, anyway this girl is getting pelters for ultra racism off the back of a tweet. She might want to invest in a thesaurus tbh.

https://twitter.com/_caysh/status/117245...40384?s=20
Top-Boyce
Stupidhouse

Posts: 31,370
Threads: 278
Joined: Oct 2014
Reputation: 1,709
Status: Offline

09-13-2019, 02:15 PM -
Aye, black bastard is a pretty common term for a clarty cunt
Ross Kemp On Spice
Drunk Cretin & Hassle Magnet

Posts: 34,324
Threads: 638
Joined: Oct 2014
Reputation: 1,239
Status: Online

09-13-2019, 02:16 PM -
(09-13-2019, 02:15 PM)Stupidlander Wrote: Aye, black bastard is a pretty common term for a clarty cunt

You’re a black bastard.
Top-Boyce
Stupidhouse

Posts: 31,370
Threads: 278
Joined: Oct 2014
Reputation: 1,709
Status: Offline

09-13-2019, 02:21 PM -
Colin
Morph
Elite

Posts: 29,038
Threads: 108
Joined: Oct 2014
Reputation: 1,363
Status: Offline

09-13-2019, 04:24 PM -
I remember getting called ''black boab'' when coming in bogging when i was wee Eek

Weird one for the lassie to be greeting about racism mind while at the same time saying ''95% of white people are like this'' Monty Chuckle
This post was last modified: 09-13-2019, 04:25 PM by Morph.
[Image: n7oPFZa.gif]

The Great Glenn
Morph is a Wee Wank

Posts: 11,236
Threads: 83
Joined: May 2015
Reputation: 916
Status: Offline

09-13-2019, 04:38 PM -
She’s a vhile Tim.
Walter Boycechak
over the line

Posts: 18,688
Threads: 160
Joined: Oct 2014
Reputation: 1,017
Status: Offline

09-13-2019, 04:39 PM -
Mainly heard it from folk who lived in ex mining communities, which ties in with it being based on people coming back from the mines covered in soot. I see folk shooting that one down as racist apologism though.
Walter Boycechak
over the line

Posts: 18,688
Threads: 160
Joined: Oct 2014
Reputation: 1,017
Status: Offline

09-13-2019, 04:39 PM -
(09-13-2019, 04:38 PM)The Great Kyle Wrote: Shes a vhile Tim.

Fair point, throw away the key.
Hank Scorpio
Rubber dinghy rapids, bro

Posts: 18,556
Threads: 59
Joined: Oct 2014
Reputation: 758
Status: Offline

09-13-2019, 05:30 PM -
(09-13-2019, 04:38 PM)The Great Kyle Wrote: She’s a vhile Tim.

(09-13-2019, 04:39 PM)Marquee Signing Wrote: Fair point, throw away the key.

Hekens
Shteve
.

Posts: 25,876
Threads: 14
Joined: Oct 2015
Reputation: 734
Status: Online

09-13-2019, 05:34 PM -
Black is a common word for dirty in Scotland. Just because people want to put a racist/sexist slant on every single thing said these days shouldn't deter people from using normal acceptable language.

Fucking despise cunts that go out their way to make other people look bad just because they know how fucking pathetic they are and they want to drag people down with them.
pondlife
Posting Freak

Posts: 8,233
Threads: 5
Joined: Nov 2014
Reputation: 621
Status: Offline

09-13-2019, 05:39 PM -
I've tried to get my head round this shite by reading her twitter and responses (and the TH commentary above) but FuckMe if any of it makes any sense! Who's being racist and who has had a go at typical scotch mining laddies, and who loves fucking black gangstas? Monty Ha
Makween
1-1 :jos:

Posts: 12,151
Threads: 51
Joined: Dec 2014
Reputation: 1,136
Status: Offline

09-13-2019, 09:07 PM -
'Black' has been used to mean 'dirty' in Scotland for years. The girl probably didn't mean to be racist, but equally it's not hard to see why someone unfamiliar with Scottish colloquialisms would see the phrase 'black bastards' and assume the worst.
(08-21-2017, 01:25 PM)i8hibsh Wrote: I AM A LONER BY CHOICE
I AM SINGLE BY CHOICE
I HAVE NO KIDS BY CHOICE

Roger H. Sterling
Category 3 Poster

Posts: 18,114
Threads: 48
Joined: Dec 2014
Reputation: 1,042
Status: Offline

09-13-2019, 09:12 PM -
Obviously heard black to mean dirty but never heard it used like that. Mostly heard it to describe visible dirt, not the act of being a clarty cunt.
Ross Kemp On Spice
Drunk Cretin & Hassle Magnet

Posts: 34,324
Threads: 638
Joined: Oct 2014
Reputation: 1,239
Status: Online

09-13-2019, 09:14 PM -
I would like to see if the folk she is talking about are black Eek

I’m not familiar with the way she used it. Obviously my ma would say you’re black when muddy after football etc but that seems to be a different tone.



Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 3 Guest(s)