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What's more important, schools or pubs? 14:16 - Aug 1 with 1878 viewsHerbivore

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Pubs for me all day long.

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What's more important, schools or pubs? on 14:17 - Aug 1 with 1869 viewsfooters

I've learnt more in pubs than I ever did at school.

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What's more important, schools or pubs? on 14:21 - Aug 1 with 1850 viewsWD19

Compromise.....only open pubs at 3:30pm and close them at 9:00am the following morning.....

#FOPRP

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What's more important, schools or pubs? on 14:24 - Aug 1 with 1827 viewsHerbivore

What's more important, schools or pubs? on 14:21 - Aug 1 by WD19

Compromise.....only open pubs at 3:30pm and close them at 9:00am the following morning.....


That's the kind of blue sky thinking we need right now.

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What's more important, schools or pubs? on 14:24 - Aug 1 with 1823 viewsHerbivore

What's more important, schools or pubs? on 14:17 - Aug 1 by footers

I've learnt more in pubs than I ever did at school.


Exactly. And kids shouldn't be in the pub anyway, especially on a school night.

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What's more important, schools or pubs? on 14:24 - Aug 1 with 1818 viewsbluelagos

You beat me to it.
:-)

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What's more important, schools or pubs? on 14:27 - Aug 1 with 1806 viewsBryanPlug

Yes let’s ruin the education of millions of kids so people can drink some beer
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What's more important, schools or pubs? on 14:27 - Aug 1 with 1804 viewsbluelagos

What's more important, schools or pubs? on 14:24 - Aug 1 by Herbivore

That's the kind of blue sky thinking we need right now.


So how about moving schools into pubs?

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What's more important, schools or pubs? on 14:29 - Aug 1 with 1795 viewsHerbivore

What's more important, schools or pubs? on 14:27 - Aug 1 by BryanPlug

Yes let’s ruin the education of millions of kids so people can drink some beer


Precisely. Glad you're on board.

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What's more important, schools or pubs? on 14:30 - Aug 1 with 1792 viewsfooters

What's more important, schools or pubs? on 14:27 - Aug 1 by bluelagos

So how about moving schools into pubs?


Stupid story this, but I recently got a little book called Kessingland and its Characters. One of the stories was about how in the late 1800s they tried letting fishermen participate in lessons at school. The notes from the time were something like:

"Class well attended by fishermen"
"Fishermen swearing, smoking and disrupting lessons"
"Fishermen gone to the pub during lunch"
"No fishermen now in attendance"

I imagine this would have the same outcome!
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What's more important, schools or pubs? on 14:34 - Aug 1 with 1776 viewsKeno

What's more important, schools or pubs? on 14:27 - Aug 1 by BryanPlug

Yes let’s ruin the education of millions of kids so people can drink some beer


Yes let’s ruin the education of millions of kids by being them to school

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What's more important, schools or pubs? on 14:46 - Aug 1 with 1731 viewsNthQldITFC

What's more important, schools or pubs? on 14:27 - Aug 1 by bluelagos

So how about moving schools into pubs?


Or pubs into schools?

Let the teachers stay at home and have Old Dave from the end of the bar, who knows everything (I know he knows everything because he told me), give the kids the benefit of his University of Life education, and beer breath.

The only thing I know is that I might be wrong about everything else.
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What's more important, schools or pubs? on 15:21 - Aug 1 with 1656 viewsjeera

As someone's avatar on here says:

Pubs are importanter.

Well it looks like a duck, it sounds like a duck. Nope, dunno what it is.
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What's more important, schools or pubs? on 18:45 - Aug 1 with 1508 viewsShawsey

Is the wrong answer.
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What's more important, schools or pubs? on 19:30 - Aug 1 with 1472 viewsNthQldITFC

What's more important, schools or pubs? on 14:17 - Aug 1 by footers

I've learnt more in pubs than I ever did at school.


They could never learn me anything at school.

The only thing I know is that I might be wrong about everything else.
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What's more important, schools or pubs? on 19:32 - Aug 1 with 1468 viewsjeera

What's more important, schools or pubs? on 19:30 - Aug 1 by NthQldITFC

They could never learn me anything at school.


Nuffink, it's nuffink.

Where did the substitution 'k' come from I wonder?

Somethink etc.

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Well it looks like a duck, it sounds like a duck. Nope, dunno what it is.
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What's more important, schools or pubs? on 19:44 - Aug 1 with 1451 viewslightuser

What's more important, schools or pubs? on 14:46 - Aug 1 by NthQldITFC

Or pubs into schools?

Let the teachers stay at home and have Old Dave from the end of the bar, who knows everything (I know he knows everything because he told me), give the kids the benefit of his University of Life education, and beer breath.


Yeah, sounds good to me. He would be a darn sight more interesting than 90% of the teachers in my schools.

Skools = 12 years of tedium.

Hey teachers , leave them kids alone.

Just another brick in the (rich mans) wall.

Perpetuate the myth of equality, the rich own you all.

Etc...
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What's more important, schools or pubs? on 20:14 - Aug 1 with 1416 viewsBloomBlue

What's more important, schools or pubs? on 14:46 - Aug 1 by NthQldITFC

Or pubs into schools?

Let the teachers stay at home and have Old Dave from the end of the bar, who knows everything (I know he knows everything because he told me), give the kids the benefit of his University of Life education, and beer breath.


But can old Dave cook? As kids need cooking lessons
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What's more important, schools or pubs? on 20:45 - Aug 1 with 1358 viewsjontysnut

I'm not sure how closing my local which is mainly populated by John Smith's drinking scrotes watching the racing on telly before toddling home on their mobility scooter with a hi vis jacket draped over the back will benefit the nearby primary school.
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What's more important, schools or pubs? on 22:46 - Aug 1 with 1306 viewslightuser

What's more important, schools or pubs? on 20:45 - Aug 1 by jontysnut

I'm not sure how closing my local which is mainly populated by John Smith's drinking scrotes watching the racing on telly before toddling home on their mobility scooter with a hi vis jacket draped over the back will benefit the nearby primary school.


Er...you are correct. The local and national economy needs the business rates, vat and Employees income tax/national insurance (depending on income) from an open pub.

However, the rest of your post smacks of being a pretentious middle class snoot. As, unfortunately, do many of the posts from people on this forum.

Pees me off to be honest.

That's the "scrotes" lives and they are probably having a more enjoyable time than you. Lol

#ClassWarefare/Don'FallIntoTheTrap.

#CouncilEstateAren'tAllBad. But too many are, admittedly sh*t... ;)

However, we, the people are an interesting and mixed bag.

But, one assumes, beyond hope for most of you (concluding from most posts that the 52% has to come from this demographic).

Perhaps in the future, "you" will really be able to do a HitchHikers and cast off the undesirables on a spaceship to nowhere. Or maybe be a Pak Protector...how many to sacrifice to ensure the survival of those considered more valuable.

;)
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What's more important, schools or pubs? on 23:46 - Aug 1 with 1257 viewsMelford

Pubs will be shut again before too long. There's posters up everywhere about 1 in 1 out of the toilets in my gaff and people are just ignoring them. I went for a slash earlier, the door was unlocked and there were 4 of them in there. Went back a few minutes later and it was the same story. Once they've had a few drinks all advice goes out the window.

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