What do you think would happen if.......

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  1. The leccy was cut off in this country for a week? I remember the telly being cut off in the 70's, light's out by 10.30.

    Do you think the country would riot now lest the populas don't get their fix of the X Factor, Kyle and shite like that? It's their human rights to get it innit ! Is it?

    I don't mean leccy per se but just for the TV bit.
  2. Most housing estates would descend into little more than concrete jungles, ruled by savages, the shit-strewn streets patrolled by cretinous 'oodies attacking 'outsiders' and each other, many would become jobless and create a lifestyle of sponging off the Government, having many offspring and wearing tracksuits.

    Oh, its what WOULD happen, not what has happened...
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  3. If the leccy went off for a week in this country, Spacker1 would implode.

    Them Pot Noodles are NOT going to make themselves you know.
  4. If just the telly going off - conversation? A run on monopoly board games in the morning. Everyone talking about the Archers at tea break
  5. I did think it would last, most people now a days can't cope when the supermarkets close early on a Sunday!

  6. People would have to talk to each other, it would be shit.
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  7. Grumblegrunt

    Grumblegrunt LE Book Reviewer

    I was young kid during all that but I remember xmas with only tyne tees after dad switched the aerial around a bit. it was the only channel working when the telly went on strike as well

    leccy would die but the services would carry on so yes there would probably be riots about 'britain is a bunch of talentless twats'. however with a bit of prep you could be allright. BT has to keep the lines going so if you can power your router or use an old usb broadband modem then t'internet would keep going and you can power a laptop off a car battery.
  8. Or pick up a book

  9. That's me fucked then, everytime i change supplier and get a new wireless router i flog em on ebay, keeps me costs down. Look's like i would be t'internetless then.............i think
  10. Grumblegrunt

    Grumblegrunt LE Book Reviewer

    you can with care tap into the BT supply and charge your phone with it. a router can be powered with a load of dry cell batteries taped together at a push.

    baby making would go up and brown paper bag sales would plummet

    knowing what it was like in 2007 when we lost water around here and were waiting for the power to die and the county to be evacuated it would be a giggle.
  11. Grumblegrunt

    Grumblegrunt LE Book Reviewer

    I've got terrabytes of tv shows saved up so I'd be okay, even downloaded desperate housewives to shut the doris up
  12. What is this talking thing you refer to?

    I've got a 3G dingly dongly thing and apparently because I never download porn, I've got 3000000000000000000000000000 more years left on it. I got a free pink lappy with it too. £40 a month to annoy you lot seems worth it.

    I also am having a fight with Tiscali at the moment because they want to charge me £30 a month for "free calls and unlimited internet access" on top of my BT line, and if anyone has ever phoned me on the house phone, they will know why I don't use it.

    "Hello is that kajafhjahfjahjdhdhdaa"

    "Can you say that again please, this line is shit".


  13. Grumblegrunt

    Grumblegrunt LE Book Reviewer

    3g would still work so you and stacker can remain friendly until the battery goes flat.

    you could however kick start the vibrator and take power off that :)
  14. Grumblegrunt

    Grumblegrunt LE Book Reviewer

    hang on how did you find this post? it was desperate housewives wasnt it?