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Nasty Bonfire members

On 10 Apr 2012 at 5:03pm What's up wrote:
Why is it that those who hold a position in a Lewes bonfire society, think they can look down at others and belittle them? Why do they think they are better than anyone else? If they were to go outside the town and behave they way they do, where no one knows them and they are nothing just normal Joe Public they would get laughed at (or more). This nasty snobby degrading behaviour aimed at individuals who don't toe the line is dragging the tradition of Lewes bonfire down. Grow up the lot of you and respect others! What a bunch of wallys!
On 10 Apr 2012 at 6:57pm Earl of Lewes wrote:
I haven't heard the word wally since 1987 - thanks for this trip down Memory Lane.
On 10 Apr 2012 at 7:06pm IMEYOU wrote:
"What's up" . . . What issue or incident has provoked you into writing the above post . . Do Tell
On 10 Apr 2012 at 7:27pm Mr Forks wrote:
Ah, unfathomable rant alert, genius! Sounds like whats up throwing some toys out of the pram! Unless it's re: IBS, in which case, yes, they are wallys!
On 10 Apr 2012 at 10:35pm Bonfire Boye wrote:
Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Sounds like it...
On 10 Apr 2012 at 10:53pm Bling Mare wrote:
Please can "What's Up" reveal what he is talking about, then we might be able to contibute.
On 10 Apr 2012 at 11:19pm KENDO CASTER wrote:
Did i miss an early outmeeting.
A strange remark at this time of year.
Do tell What's up
On 11 Apr 2012 at 2:13pm bemused wrote:
is calling people wallys showing respect ? and the not sure your you can say "those" and folow that up with "a bonfire " and "a position " , not good use of the english language , are we all not joe public , just some people, take different paths in life . whatever is bugging you seems to got the better of you , and we are still in the dark , smile . relax , move on and burn something
On 11 Apr 2012 at 3:59pm Guido wrote:
Blimey, A bit early for the normal "I hate bonfire" rant! Unless your willing to spill the beans on the incident then your post is totally pointless. No one cares...
On 11 Apr 2012 at 10:20pm Pearlie wrote:
Always found bonfire people pretty down to earth?
On 12 Apr 2012 at 8:33am sceptic wrote:
I agree partially with Whats up. What puzzles me is who gave them permission to use titles like Captain of this and Captain of that, after all they are just grown up boys playing with fireworks and not troops going in to battle. Must go know otherwise I will be late for work and being Captain of dustbins I have a responsibility to the public.
On 12 Apr 2012 at 10:39am Northern Bigot wrote:
Why do they need permission to call themselves Captain? Its just a traditional name thats all. Sir George Young ,Leader of the House of Commons is also Lord Privy Seal, he is neither a Lord , Privy or Seal!
The Catholic Priest at St Pancras calls himself Father, iam unaware that he has any children? Its bonfire history and tradition, long may it continue!
On 12 Apr 2012 at 10:55am What's up wrote:
Given the time of year, my guess is that What's Up just failed to get elected to a committee somewhere (or got voted off), and they've got all bitter and twisted. Oh dear!
On 12 Apr 2012 at 10:56am What's down wrote:
Oops - didn't mean to call myself What's Up in the last post.
On 12 Apr 2012 at 11:54am Pearlie wrote:
They have a right to call themselves anything they like, just as you or I do if we have a society of any kind. As Ben And Jerry had a 'Grand Vizier' and 'grand Poobah of the joy gang, and Primal Icecream Therapist! But as everyone knows.....it's what you do that counts, when you turn up where others don't, where you are consistently around when others can't be arsed that's when people give you the respect you title commands....
In any case I can never remember anyone's title when I speak to them so I suggest it's a little bit all in the mind....
On 12 Apr 2012 at 12:46pm not so sceptic wrote:
sceptic a childish view i feel . all organisations need some sort of rank and file , every employer , every team , even most normal households have some chain of comand , its a circle of life type of thing , they apply for positions and get voted in (or not ) the rank / title gives you a clue as to what that role is ,and who to see/report to should you want to be a helper , its all very simple , much like you seem to be , enjoy your bins , if you were captain of bins you would be getting someone else to do it , but with out mr and mrs joe avrage bin emptier there would be no need for captin bins , got it !
On 12 Apr 2012 at 5:44pm Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
I'd just like to point out to Sceptic that many of them are grown-up girls!
On 12 Apr 2012 at 5:49pm not so SEPTIC wrote:
just a pointless rant by some one that is a wanna be methinks ,
On 12 Apr 2012 at 5:59pm king of the CASTLE wrote:
whats up are you something to do with what happened in a pub at the weekend ??? i heard there was some bonfire conflicts going on ?? is the clue in your post WALLY ??? was your husband arrested ?
On 13 Apr 2012 at 9:05am Guido wrote:
Splill the beans KOTC.... not heard about this one.
On 13 Apr 2012 at 10:08am Fly on the Wall(Captain) wrote:
Someone who was booted out of one society, has joined another, marched first with another one on the 5th, then their own society and then leeched onto another at the end of the night. Someone who thinks they are wanted by Bonfire. No-one wants you, go and find something else to do.
On 13 Apr 2012 at 11:46am dilligaf wrote:
Yeah bonfire hoppers not wanted by any society. I feel sorry for borough as theyare still members take it your all talking about jw ? Right royal pain in the a...
On 13 Apr 2012 at 1:53pm Dual Nationality wrote:
Like many other bonfire boys, I proudly have dual nationality with a couple of societies. I don't consider myself a bonfire hopper, rather - I consider myself supportive of 2 worthy societies.
On 13 Apr 2012 at 5:51pm Annette Curtin-Twitcher wrote:
I know plenty of people who have done that, for one reason or another. A couple I know have grandkids in a different society from their own main one. The parents are busy doing important stuff on the night, so they do the early processions with the grandkids while mum and dad are busy, then join the other society for the last one.
There are also people in bands that play for one society but belong to another, who do similar, and couples where each was originally in a different society but both now have "dual nationality". They often chop and change during the night.
I don't see anything wrong with it, tbh.
On 13 Apr 2012 at 8:31pm dilligaf wrote:
When i said bonfire hoppers i was refuring to certain people who have been right royal pains in the a... and leave before they get kicked out. the people i mean have been members of 5 lewes societies that i no. they are a joke
On 13 Apr 2012 at 8:39pm cbs wrote:
If your talking about jm should be burnt as an enemy of bonfire
On 13 Apr 2012 at 10:55pm padster wrote:
for what it's worth i'm an enemy of bonfire....God bless the Pope. Now feel free to carry on your in-fighting or whatever it is your on about......nothing of any importance.
On 13 Apr 2012 at 11:43pm Bling Mare wrote:
On 14 Apr 2012 at 11:52am ????? wrote:
were they indians on the 5th ?
On 14 Apr 2012 at 7:16pm CBS wrote:
On 14 Apr 2012 at 7:21pm landport lady wrote:
Padster you make me laugh you claim to be an enemy of bonfire. yet you still read and comment on bonfire threads. what a wally ha ha ha thanks for making me laugh
On 14 Apr 2012 at 7:46pm padster wrote:
My pleasure to make you laugh, was it a big belly laugh or a chortle, or maybe just a snigger? my feelings on bonfire , primarily directed to cliffe mean it's vital that i comment on your topics. If it helps i wouldn't be seen dead at your meetings or at the jireh bonfire service for example , thats private and not open to me ( thank god) but this place, this forum is PUBLIC, so if your going to do your dirty washing in public i will read and comment. Dont you love free speech my lady?

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