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emad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 05:46 PM
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The Independent's Boring List...
Who is the UK's biggest bore? Vote here or make your own suggestions below


Ruth Kelly
John Major
Victoria Beckham
Paul Burrell
Prince Andrew
Rowan Williams
Jonny Wilkinson
Johnny Borrell
Delia Smith
Alistair Darling

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/this-britain/the-b...


SO many omissions!

Geldof, Fayed, Livingstone, Camneron.....
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Mr Creosote Donating Member (640 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 06:02 PM
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1. Well...
Mike Atherton and Paul Allott. Andy Gray. That cook bloke that advertises Sainsburys. But the winner has to be Bob Willis.
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Morris Onions Donating Member (243 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 06:05 PM
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2. So many to choose from but this months Golden Mogadon must surely go to...
poor old Alastair Darling for his deadpan presentation of his budget.

I think even Gordon was starting to nod off at one point.
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non sociopath skin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 07:46 PM
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3. Ken Livingstone may be many things but I wouldn't have thought ...
... that "boring" was one of them.

And Ruth Kelly could never be boring. In the way that someone scraping their nails down a blackboard could never be boring ... :evilgrin:

The Skin
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emad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 07:53 PM
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4. You should hear what the cabbies at the local supermarket where
he shops think of Ken...

"Bl*****(*ing Ken Livingstone, had in in me cab last night, whattatosser him with his effing congestion charge rip off" etc

On Friday nights he even 'holds court' at the Waitrose branch, swanning round in his cashmere coat, beaming at shoppers like some jumped up manorial squire, all the while despised for loitering around the ten quid a pop Poilaine loaves which nobody ever buys because they're such fetid bourgeoisie crap...
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non sociopath skin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-16-08 11:19 AM
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6. Never mind, John, ennit?
Edited on Sun Mar-16-08 11:20 AM by non sociopath skin
We'll soon have that there Boris Johnson and it'll all be great, ennit? I mean, a real man of yer people, ennit, know what I mean, John?

Lawd bless 'im!

The Skin
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emad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-16-08 05:34 PM
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7. Expect a military coup before any of that happens...
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non sociopath skin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-17-08 09:54 AM
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9. Can we expect to see tanks in Piccadilly Circus on tonight's news?
http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2008/mar/17/london08...

It's hard to think of any other major city which would be likely to give Johnson the lickings of a dog.

The Skin
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LeftishBrit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-16-08 08:26 AM
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5. A few years ago it would have been an easy answer: Ian Dimwit-Smith!
Dave is not quite in the same league of boring as old Ian. Fayed is a pest, but I wouldn't say boring; and Livingstone, whether you love or hate him, isn't boring.

Of the people listed, I think I'd vote for Victoria Beckham: a celebrity ONLY for being a celebrity. But Darling runs her pretty close in the yawn stakes.
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T_i_B Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-17-08 09:00 AM
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8. For the pies at Carrow Road alone.....
...Delia Smith should be taken off that list.

In all seriousness though, what a stupid article. I think it's a fair wager that the people who came up with that list for the Independent are the biggest bores of all.
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