Daily Mail Banned From Virgin Trains.

Re: Daily Mail Banned From Virgin Trains.

Postby Stooo » Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:46 pm

Viper wrote:Tis odd as virgin atlantic, virgin holidays all advertise in the dailymail....


So you think that Paul Daycare is setting up a pity party?
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Re: Daily Mail Banned From Virgin Trains.

Postby Viper » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:32 am

Stooo wrote:
Viper wrote:Tis odd as virgin atlantic, virgin holidays all advertise in the dailymail....


So you think that Paul Daycare is setting up a pity party?


No idea what he is up to. I think the campaign to ban the dailymail is rather snowflakey though.
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Re: Daily Mail Banned From Virgin Trains.

Postby Dean » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:39 am

Viper wrote:
Stooo wrote:
Viper wrote:Tis odd as virgin atlantic, virgin holidays all advertise in the dailymail....


So you think that Paul Daycare is setting up a pity party?


No idea what he is up to. I think the campaign to ban the dailymail is rather snowflakey though.


Great morals from Branson, the Billionaire that sued the NHS...
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Re: Daily Mail Banned From Virgin Trains.

Postby Trapper John » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:54 am

Dean wrote:
Viper wrote:
Stooo wrote:
Viper wrote:Tis odd as virgin atlantic, virgin holidays all advertise in the dailymail....


So you think that Paul Daycare is setting up a pity party?


No idea what he is up to. I think the campaign to ban the dailymail is rather snowflakey though.


Great morals from Branson, the Billionaire that sued the NHS...


Don't know as Branson has much say in anything his Virgin logo appears on these days, maybe the airline :dunno:

He seems to have hived off pretty much most things now, either in part or fully.
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Re: Daily Mail Banned From Virgin Trains.

Postby Guest » Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:11 am

Why are Daily Mail readers such snowflakes?

For nearly two decades they squealed and bitched and moaned until finally, having been presented with the evidence again and again and again, they finally took their vapours and got the message that no-one had banned Christmas or renamed it Winterval and was coming around the steal the fairy from the top of their tree.

For about the same length of time they were convinced that St James Park was going to be developed into a group of high rise flats for Asylum Seekers where roast swan was served each night.

Now they are convinced that Richard Branson is going to commission elite squads of combat trained operatives to descend on their trains and steal their copies of their beloved fascist rag.

Your train won't have your newspaper, it doesn't have the NYT International edition either, but you don't even have to subscribe or go online like NYT readers because almost every train station has a thing called a 'newsagent' where you can buy The Mail and your other preferred publications, I'm guessing Hustler and Readers Wives, to peruse at your leisure.

So calm down little snowflakes, cuddle your blue blankies and dream of stormtroopers killing baby immigrants or whatever it is you do in your moments of quiet fantasy the Mail will be there to pander to your basest instincts tomorrow.
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Re: Daily Mail Banned From Virgin Trains.

Postby Viper » Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:40 am

Tl;dr. Rant.
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Re: Daily Mail Banned From Virgin Trains.

Postby Rockstar » Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:08 am

Viper wrote:Tl;dr. Rant.


Where? :dunno:
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Re: Daily Mail Banned From Virgin Trains.

Postby Rocthedog » Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:48 pm

Viper wrote:Tl;dr. Rant.



Auta ban Virgin trains.
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Re: Daily Mail Banned From Virgin Trains.

Postby jra » Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:22 pm

Guest wrote:There's that and there's the fact that sort of person who reads the Daily Mail is not the sort of person one wishes to have inflicted on oneself in first class. I imagine people in standard class feel much the same, perhaps if the Daily Mail readers were restricted to being strapped to the roof it might be tolerable.


We all like snobs. :whogives: about newspaper politics. Virgin Trains have more important issues to sort out.

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Virgin Trains might also want to look into fixing the noisy air conditioning on the Class 390s. British Rail engineers managed to manufacture quiet air conditioning for the Class 43 Mark III carriages, way back in the 70's.

It's hard to believe a 40+ year old train (the Class 43) is better sound proofed from inside and out. IMO.
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Re: Daily Mail Banned From Virgin Trains.

Postby jra » Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:37 pm

Avon Barksdale wrote:No brainer for them I guess especially considering there is free wi-fi in Virgin First Class (which is crap but they do have a passable cooked breakfast in the morning) and most people can access whatever newspaper they like on their phone / laptop / tablet.


Speaking of wifi. It should be free for all passengers, what with the price of train tickets these days.
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Re: Daily Mail Banned From Virgin Trains.

Postby Viper » Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:45 pm

jra wrote:
Avon Barksdale wrote:No brainer for them I guess especially considering there is free wi-fi in Virgin First Class (which is crap but they do have a passable cooked breakfast in the morning) and most people can access whatever newspaper they like on their phone / laptop / tablet.


Speaking of wifi. It should be free for all passengers, what with the price of train tickets these days.


I thought most trains had wifi thesedays?
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Re: Daily Mail Banned From Virgin Trains.

Postby jra » Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:44 pm

Viper wrote:
jra wrote:
Avon Barksdale wrote:No brainer for them I guess especially considering there is free wi-fi in Virgin First Class (which is crap but they do have a passable cooked breakfast in the morning) and most people can access whatever newspaper they like on their phone / laptop / tablet.


Speaking of wifi. It should be free for all passengers, what with the price of train tickets these days.


I thought most trains had wifi thesedays?


Yes some do, but many don't, but is it free for all passengers.

http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations_ ... 44866.aspx

There is still a long way to go before getting free universal wifi on the railways and buses for that matter.
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Re: Daily Mail Banned From Virgin Trains.

Postby Cannydc » Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:57 pm

"Virgin Trains might also want to look into fixing the noisy air conditioning on the Class 390s."

Quite

What ?
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Re: Daily Mail Banned From Virgin Trains.

Postby jra » Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:23 pm

Cannydc wrote:"Virgin Trains might also want to look into fixing the noisy air conditioning on the Class 390s."

Quite

What ?


What it says on the tin.
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Re: Daily Mail Banned From Virgin Trains.

Postby Viper » Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:47 pm

Cannydc wrote:"Virgin Trains might also want to look into fixing the noisy air conditioning on the Class 390s."

Quite

What ?


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