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    To Mask or Not to Mask?

     Posted in Anger Level 3 & Public Information & Thoughts on Things... at 12:19 on Monday, July 12th, 2021 by Mr. Rant

    In case you don’t live in the England, and the likely-hood is that if you are reading this you do, there are some changes on the horizon next week which could potentially change the direction of the pandemic. The changes that are being considered by England’s Government essentially handover the responsibility to protect others to the individual, rather than making it policy and law to wear a mask in a public place. Now, there is a balance here that needs to be struck, however there is a statistical and medical evidence that proves the link between transmission of viruses and wearing a mask.

    Wearing a mask doesn’t just protect you, in-fact, the protection for others is what the wearing of a mask does.

    So what will you do when the so-called Freedom Day comes? Will you protect others or will you be selfish and not wear a mask because it removes your freedom of choice? In my opinion, if wearing a mask makes you feel like you are loosing your freedom of choice, then you really need to examine your life choices because protecting others should be at the top of your list as a human and a citizen.

    I will continue to wear my mask and social distance because even the slightest thought of harming someone else is abhorrent.

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    It just gets earlier every year….

     Posted in Anger Level 3 & Gripes & Annoyances at 10:36 on Monday, October 22nd, 2012 by Mr. Rant

    We’re getting near to that time of year, we frankly we all start to go a bit mad. It’s October, and granted yes, its towards the end of the month, however, we’ve hit that point already where we are forced to endure the advertising that signals the beginning of the silly season. The time of year where people become nothing more than sheep, to be chased and herded into position, so that some powerful business/person can take the money that you’ve worked so hard for, and keep it for their own.

    I should note, that today is the first day of the October half term and boy does it show, the roads are quieter, the phone rings less and I can only guess that all the people with children are unable to work, and they’ve taken the week off to be with their children, those children that make everywhere busy, and those children who get in my way. A purely selfish moan. Alas, I am allowed to moan about my plight when it comes to those tiny feet that inter-tangle with my size 12 feet, and yes, before you ask; I do apologise, I am sorry that I trod on your foot and made you teary, but you really shouldn’t have got in my way.

    Of course, once the child is teary – incidentally before I continue I am aware that there is a undertone in this post, of the child hating. This in-fact is not true, I don’t hate them all, there is a one-percent tolerance when it comes to children, they’re not all bad, just most… I endure the wrath of the parent, the parent whose entire mental capacity is seemingly absorbed by the child, and is incapable of rational or even un-rational thought, they’re just focussed on preventing their little darling from running away, well they don’t do a fantastic job when it comes to corralling their sprog.

    “Timmy, stop there. No, Timmy, I said wait, you can have the biscuit lat.. No, you can’t have it now, you have to wait. Just wait, thirty seconds is all I ask, Come back Timmy! Come back now! OH GOD” – Said the mother whose child has slipped her grasp, sometimes those reins you see attached to young offspring’s back, begin to sound like a good idea. Yes, it’s tantamount to torture, but if it controls little Timmy and stops him from legging it, I’m all for it.

    So as we progress into that time of year where self control is less evident and virtually non existent the parents of little Timmy be rest assured that we, the childless, don’t wish to tread on your child, and just ask one thing, a little control, and some well earned silence.

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    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

     Posted in Anger Level 3 & Thoughts on Things... at 11:53 on Monday, December 12th, 2011 by Mr. Rant

    It’s that time of year again when the silly season starts and we all get into the Christmas spirit.  Don’t get me wrong I don’t dislike Christmas, I like the lights, the music and I love the food.  The food is arguably the best part.  The only real problem that I have with Christmas is that it seems to be lasting longer and longer.  The Christmas season kicks off at the start of November and doesn’t end until well after the day itself.

    Now, I should clarify that I do like getting into the Christmas spirit, I enjoy that I can look at the lights, and I enjoy that I have an excuse to eat a whole box of mince pies and get away with it, but where is that special feeling you get knowing that it’s just one day, it’s no longer the case.

    If you wanted to, you could celebrate Christmas from September onwards.  Should we doing that?

    I think not.  I don’t have an issue with celebrating Christmas during December, that’s expected, however, I don’t think we should be celebrating the season months in advance.  This year the adverts on tv and online started in September, it’s a bit previous if you get my drift.

    I think it’s time we start celebrating later, and enjoying the special time that Christmas brings, it’s once a year for two weeks (if that) rather than three months of bunting and tinsel.

    Last year here at Rant Towers, we didn’t change the blog for the christmas season but this year we will be, sometimes you’re just Christmassed out.

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    Christmas is coming…

     Posted in Anger Level 3 at 7:00 on Tuesday, December 1st, 2009 by Mr. Rant

    It’s that time of year again! December is upon and in just 24 days it will be Christmas and the year will be over again.  As you can see the Christmas theme for this year has been launched and minus a few tweaks it will be around until new years day.  I’m at that point now that I hate, I have lots of shopping to do and you, dear reader know how much I despise that past time.

    I’ve already had a run-in with a shopper last week at Birmingham’s Glorious German Market, of course I was as ever minding my own business when some oath pushed in-front of me and stole my place in the bratwusrt queue, of course being the fattie that I am, my stomach took an instant disliking to this chap.  I could feel the churning starting, the vitriol beginning to rise in my throat, threatening act as a rudimentary weapon of mass destruction.  I took a step back out of pity for this man who was about to feel the force of my guts.

    Thank god for him he didn’t feel it.  All was well.

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     Posted in Anger Level 3 at 21:14 on Thursday, July 16th, 2009 by Mr. Rant

    I hate them, little fuckers.  Why Mr. Pigeon can’t you fly in a straight line, do you have to duck and dive over the heads of everyone in sight? Do you have to leave your excrement upon the ground for us all to see?

    I really would like some form of pigeon control device, you could use it to fly them toward a chav and get them dive bombed by several hundred pigeons, now there is an idea to patent!

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    Bad memory?

     Posted in Anger Level 3 at 5:17 on Monday, April 20th, 2009 by Mr. Rant

    I’ll be the first to admit that I have a bad memory.  I cannot remember the simplest of things.  I forget virtually everything; I really have an issue when it comes to remembering songs.  This morning I have spent the best part of an hour searching for a song that was released at least ten years ago and I cannot for the life of me remember what it is entitled or indeed who the artist was! How annoying!

    So reader is your memory as bad as mine? Do you have a mind like a sieve?

    Actually I recieved some spam email about a memeory drug….

    Theme of the Week: Spam.

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