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On 28 May 2011 at 3:30pm Harpio wrote:
Maybe it's time to ditch the DFL tag. How about welcoming strangers rather than being territorial and fearing change. You might get to something worth hearing from someone who knows what lies beyond the castle walls. For the record, my family go back well over 150 years in Sussex, that I can trace. Celebrate equality and diversity and to hell with the inbred hillbillies who give Lewes a rep that we could well do without.
On 28 May 2011 at 3:44pm bastian wrote:
it's not where you're from,it's the attitude that stinks
On 28 May 2011 at 9:39pm Webbed toes wrote:
Maybe not
On 28 May 2011 at 11:42pm canoeman wrote:
In my experience the only people who use the expression are people who have moved to Lewes
On 29 May 2011 at 10:03am Northern Lights wrote:
I know a regular poster on here that goes on and on about DFL's and his town of Lewes and his accent has a northern twang! lol
On 29 May 2011 at 11:23am DFN wrote:
harpio, you're a knob
On 29 May 2011 at 3:39pm Harpio wrote:
Ah DFN, the intelligentsia have voiced an opinion. Agreed Canoeman, blow ins can become the biggest patriots. Don't have much time for patriotism either - leads to racial cleansing and wars. I lived in Cornwall where visitors were pretty much hated and called Emmets. People moving to the area had a bit of a hard time too - local builders and traders etc were very happy to take their money though. At risk of sounding like a bleedin hippie, live and let live is the only way forward.
On 29 May 2011 at 5:28pm bastian wrote:
if that is to be them dfl's need to leave their city ways behind when they leave,that means don't push your way through a crowd,say excuse me,please and thank you at the right times,and look after your neighbours instead of isolating your community, and turn up to bloody torch making.That will do for a start.Get used to the fact that shops here don't open on bank holidays because the pace of life used to be slower and rather than make us move at your pace learn to move at ours.
On 29 May 2011 at 6:43pm Harpio wrote:
It's the Wicker Man!
On 29 May 2011 at 11:47pm new man wrote:
i and my 25 year old wife moved to lewes a year ago and we must say it not a bad town to live in . did not like like all the noise over november 4th and the 5th . because we go to bed arond 9 oclock was this a one off!
On 30 May 2011 at 8:39am Gloria mundi wrote:
If you really are a new man and you take your 25 year old wife to bed at 9 o'clock you should be used to fireworks by now.
On 30 May 2011 at 4:35pm bastian wrote:
do you really mean you moved here knowing nothing about the traditions of the 5th?...i'm gob smacked.(ha ha that is a first)
On 30 May 2011 at 6:52pm deckard wrote:
Isnt it about time lewes acted its age and not its shoe size. As forrest gump once said people are as people do
On 30 May 2011 at 6:53pm newman wrote:
well to be fair in august someone did point out about the carival in the town on the 5th .
On 31 May 2011 at 9:45am OFB wrote:
Strange because I generally find the rudest people in town are the gob-sh!te council / benefits families who have been here for years and the stiff-upper-lip old goons who look at anyone without a boater funny
On 31 May 2011 at 8:43pm DFL wrote:
Given that Londoners who move here have not gone for an obvious choice, most have chosen Lewes BECAUSE of Bonfire, Harveys, pace of life, etc. It's people who've moved from Brighton who sometimes have the snobbiest attitudes to Lewes, I find.
On 1 Jun 2011 at 6:41pm Clifford wrote:
Disagree OFB - the worst people in Lewes are the self-employed 'creative' types. Rude, arrogant, but luckily easily recognised.
On 1 Jun 2011 at 7:08pm bastian wrote:
Yeah...DFL's.or DFL hopped over from Brighton
On 2 Jun 2011 at 1:21pm Lord Fauntleroy wrote:
In London they refer to UFL's. Up from Lewes. Knuckle dragging obsessives who bang on about one night of the year as though it defines the whole town.
On 3 Jun 2011 at 2:01pm bastian wrote:
you are quite right but at least we don't dress like twunts and drone on about how you just can't buy coffee at midnight here
On 3 Jun 2011 at 11:20pm AHMED IMADINNERJACKET wrote:
My family have lived here for generations and i do not have a problem with DFLs, I take it as a complement that they think so much of our town they are prepared to give up the 24 hour coffee shops etc and move here. The only people I hear moaning about bonfire are the idiots who come to Lewes on the 5th and then moan because its too loud and all the smoke, if they dont like it they will stay away next time. Also there are parts of the town that could do with a bit of pollution in the gene pool!!!!!!
On 8 Jun 2011 at 12:26am The Greek wrote:
"Turn up to bloody torch making" hahaha love it.

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