1. immac

    2 News Stories - House buying

    Two news items about house buying in Zaman: Buyers on hunger strike over failed housing project: "Still without keys in hand after the Ukra İnşaat construction firm went belly up, a group of people who purchased homes in the Ukra City residential project in İstanbul's Esenyurt district have...
  2. Jaycey

    Yes, some very sad stories out there.

    I just heard from Beauty in Nigeria (funny, her photo looked just like Kim Basinger) whose sister Precious needs USD 200,000 for an operation. Let’s have a whip round lads – you can PM me your bank details.:crutch:
  3. B

    Two stories, strange but true.

    STORY NUMBER ONE Many years ago, Al Capone virtually owned Chicago . Capone wasn't famous for anything heroic. He was notorious for enmeshing the windy city in everything from bootlegged booze and prostitution to murder. Capone had a lawyer nicknamed "Easy Eddie." He was Capone's lawyer for a...
  4. B

    True stories.

    True stories In the 1400's a law was set forth in England that a man was allowed to beat his wife with a stick no thicker than his thumb. Hence we have 'the rule of thumb' ------------ Many years ago in Scotland , a new game was invented. It was ruled 'Gentlemen Only...Ladies...
  5. Mushtaq

    Six word stories

    Someone was telling me about a competition they were involved with where people have to write a story but can only use six words. An added twist could be that we can all analyse it to see what they meant, which is a regular activity for many here :) I thought that would be fun and I'll make it...
  6. C

    Love rat stories for ££

    Hello! I'm Christina and I hope you don't mind me posting in your forum. I'm working for That's Life magazine, a British women's weekly magazine, and I'm looking for women who have sadly fallen victim to foreign love rats to feature in the magazine. So whether it's a holiday romance gone...
  7. A


    I thought i would start this thread as i was just having a little chat with spurs about how OTT the Turkish people are to us Brits! I know we have all different values and norms but some of the things i have seen in altinkum are just bizzare in fact when u get home and tell people they think...
  8. bickern

    Best News Stories.

    1. The Cape Times ( Cape Town ) "I have promised to keep his identity confidential,' said Jack Maxim, a spokeswoman for the Sandton Sun Hotel, Johannesburg , "but I can confirm that he is no longer in our employment. We asked him to clean the lifts and he spent four days on the job. When I...
  9. T

    Share your stories about Turkey

    Love to hear your stories about places you have seen in Turkey good and bad. also any stories about funny experiences. Things you love and hate about Turkey. if you live there what keeps you there. if you like me have regular holidays what makes you keep going back. For me I love the...
  10. Yogi

    Air travel stories

    Below is a link to an article I was reading about the world's scariest airports. It got me wondering has anyone actually used any of the airports listed or have any air travel 'incidents' that you'd like to share? My air travel has thankfully been pretty uneventful. I have had a take-off...
  11. C

    interesting stories

    When i read the threads and peoples replies I wonder about the people who have wrote them,,,,where do they live,,,have they got family,,,what do they look like,,,where do/did they work,,,,if they live in turkey then whats the story behind them moving there,,,,if like me they did live in turkey...
  12. qwerty

    Any Ghost Stories?

    Anyone got any ghost stories or weird happenings or unexplainable experiences to share for Halloween?? My one is when I was a student I lived in a village in Kent in a 16th century cottage with 3 other students. The front corridor had old original clay tile flooring with a strip of carpet on...
  13. perfect1949

    tell us your love stories

    all mine are horror stories , please tell me your love stories . dave
  14. martin m

    con stories gathered together

    Hi all I thought with people writing to papers (bob and namano)it would be a good idea to have a thread were the papers or indeed anyone could find enough info all gathered for them to veiw, without having to search, all i have done is put RIPPED OF in the search and selected threads that...
  15. arrian

    Horror stories

    i so agree with this writer. i have been fascinated by horror stories from a little girl, and the best ones were always those that left most to your own imagination! i stopped reading horror some time ago, as so many were just soooo predictable and ridiculous. 'no hide behind the sofa' factor at...
  16. arrian

    2 stories to make you think!

    World's oldest mother Rajo Devi Lohan reveals she is dying | Mail Online Childless woman, 66, becomes oldest in the world to give birth to triplets after IVF treatment | Mail Online
  17. P

    Madcows Stories

    Hi Im a bit confused. Been reading this lady's story all afternoon and am wondering if I have missed a bit as it seems to go from episode 20 to buying furniture for a house there. How did that happen and what happened to Mehmet. Have I missed something??????? Dooooooooo tell please...
  18. John O' Dreams

    Israeli Terror: Survivors’ Stories

    British survivor of Gaza flotilla raid: 'Israelis ignored SOS calls' The first British survivor of the assault on the Mavi Marmara Gaza aid ship to return to London has told of her terror as Israeli troops ignored SOS calls for medical aid and continued to fire live rounds at activists. Sarah...
  19. rosewall1

    Fed up with animal stories WELL!!!!

    As many of you know Colin and I love animals and since we have lived in Turkey (6 years) we have paid to have at least 12 cats spayed and 8 neutered, two dogs spayed. We have a minimum of 8 house cats and two hotel cats over wintering. We have taken in 2 street dogs and feed 3 living on our...
  20. ceemac

    April Fool's stories in today's newspapers

    Britain's newspapers kept their readers entertained with some hilarious April Fool's stories. Here C
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