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Unbelievable! Theyll be taking soldiers weapons next!

#1
Unbelievable!

"Firefighters in Sheffield have been banned from speeding to emergencies with blue lights flashing and sirens blaring ... because it is too risky."

I heard this on the news and I thought "This has got to be a wind up, surely" This is absolutely insane! I'd be crying with laughter, if I wasn't practically apopleptic already! There's nothing more I can really say as my head isn't anywhere near the ground after hearing this! This is absolutely insane!!!
I can't believe how incredibly blinkered and absolutely bleeding insane this health and safety shite is getting! It is absolutely un-fcuking-believable!! Where is this going to end?!

Cars have to have square wheels because it's too easy for cars with round ones to roll down hills if the brakes fail?!

Soldiers having their weapons confiscated because someone might get killed?"

Aircraft to have their engines removed because they catch fire and might suck in birds?

Pavements to be outlawed because people trip up on them!?


Oh my GOD who the HELL is running this CUNTry*!!! 8O 8O 8O

Sorry for the wobbly post - a bit non-compost-mentis at the minute 8O 8O 8O 8O

*Like a democracy, but one where the people in power are CNUTS!!!
 
#2
I read good one to day in "the scum". After the fag ban comes in next month. You have to not smoke for a hour and open your windows if your house is going to be visited by a council bod.This country is getting dafter by the day.
 
#4
maybe police dont need to blue light and siren when a women reports being raped, because they have already been raped...

or an ambulance to no to blue light and siren to somone jumping of a building, because they will be dead...

or no light as they will make the neons on autochav wont be seen? or no siren cos their music will not be heard by everyone? or no speeding cos the chavs might want a race?

just another examply of the nanny life we are living
 

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#6
Edited because i did not see link at the top :oops: I cant belive it!!!
 
#8
I did Op Fresco in Sheffield Manor top the other year and it isnt the best place to advertise your coming anyway. The Chav scum set up ambushes to lob bricks at the fire crews and police had to go in advance to make sure that the lads werent being set up. From what the civvy fire crews told us its the norm there and every call out is like being in Beirut.
 
#9
I've only ever seen our fire lads attend a couple of callouts locally, but there wasn't any trouble at either occasion...
...why people pelt fire crews with stones etc is beyond me. What's the fcuking point? They're prolly the second least deserving of that kinda treatment.
 
#10
That sounds like a pretty good idea - I reckon you could get by with only one rifle in three, with preference to those on ops...

If true it's ridiculous news. Those miffed at the smoking ban - get the fcuk over it. It's a dirty habit, it hits our health far more than any other "social activity" (bar drink driving?) and why should any officials request that they enter a relatively smoke-free house for their own health?

People wail and knash their teeth at a Nanny State when it goes against what they want, yet simultaneously complain that the state does not do enough.

That's not to say that the story, if true, isn't completely pish and they need to get a grip
 
#11
Looks like what hit the police at the start of the year has hit the fire service also, don't go thinking that the police are aloud to speed to someone breakingg into your house anymore, all thats gone, they keep to the speed limit like everyone else.
 
#12
securit said:
Looks like what hit the police at the start of the year has hit the fire service also, don't go thinking that the police are aloud to speed to someone breakingg into your house anymore, all thats gone, they keep to the speed limit like everyone else.
Not here they don't - I rarely see one of their Focuses going less than 50mph. Then again Norfolk always was a few years (decades?) behind everyone else
 
#13
I was told not to have the Blues an sirens on in Iraq as it would create panic !? ? work that one out?? MTWO read somwhere about crashes being caused by flashing lights an loud noises.

As for the smoking ban...good idea..Smokers cost the NHS over £5 billion a year on treatment for diseases caused by smoking. £5 fooking Billion.... almost a quarter of what the MOD get for the defence budget.

Youve all seen "Enemy at the gates" "The first man has the rifle..the second man has the ammunition...when the first man dies..pick up his rifle and carry on" or word to that effect!!
 
#14
securit said:
Looks like what hit the police at the start of the year has hit the fire service also, don't go thinking that the police are aloud to speed to someone breakingg into your house anymore, all thats gone, they keep to the speed limit like everyone else.
Unless of course the man in charge of the switch to the flashing blue light needs to get to the local indian takeaway quickly, in which case, let there be lights !
 
#15
Ah Fuk it, there goes my new job up in smoke and I've been practising for years as well.

Oh well for one last time, here goes.




DEE, DA, DEE, DA, DEE, DA, DEE, DA
 
#17
tankie88 said:
I read good one to day in "the scum". After the fag ban comes in next month. You have to not smoke for a hour and open your windows if your house is going to be visited by a council bod.This country is getting dafter by the day.
Look on the plus side - by that logic, Mr TV Licence comes round, it's "Sorry, mate, you'll have to come back in an hour. I've just been smoking". Got a licence but it'd be worth it to see the look on his face :D
 
#19
Maybe it's a cunning plan, I have no idea what that plan is or the aim though!!!!?????

I used to think that BLUE LIGHTS and SIRENS were a warning of emergency vehicles were attending a FECKING EMERGENCY, But thats maybe me being old fasioned :?

Quite clearly some suit wearing civil Twxt who has never been in the line of fire in any decription, justifing his / her own existance.

I used to think "ONLY IN THE USA"

What a load of dog toffee!!!!!!!!! :x

How about ZERO tollerance on DRINK DRIVING never mind reducing the limit the toss pots did not adhere to the limits before so why would they learn if we lower the limit as reported they are thinking about this week :?

Everybody would then know the score. :eek:
 
#20
sr.medic said:
As for the smoking ban...good idea..Smokers cost the NHS over £5 billion a year on treatment for diseases caused by smoking. £5 fooking Billion.... almost a quarter of what the MOD get for the defence budget.
Sorry, sr, but whatever other arguments are used, the financial one simply doesn't add up.

An HM Treasury study into smuggling, here, estimated that in 1999 - the latest figures I can find - smuggled tobacco accounted for about 17% of consumption.

By losing the tax on that, they estimated a loss of £2.5 billion per year for the government. That means that 8 years ago (in which time tobacco tax has risen way above inflation) the remaining 83% that they did collect came to roughly £12.2 billion. That in intself pays for your 5 billion nearly 2 1/2 times over.

Plus the taxes they raise from Imperial Tobacco (profit of £668 million in 6 months to May '07). Plus the income tax paid by the employees of said company. Plus the saving in geriatric care and a lot of NHS treatments made by the fact that a high percentage of smokers never make it to an age when they suffer from typical old age ilnesses. Plus local shops that only survive on sales when people pop in for a packet of fags - there's a lot of them in rural areas!

If we all stop smoking, your income tax has to cover all that and more. So by all means argue the anti-smoking case, but please don't try and use "cost to the NHS" as a reason ;)


Back on topic - firemen without sirens? Fooking nuts!!! :D
 

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