1. A

    What is the most embarrassing thing you have said or done?!

    When I was 5 years old, I was out shopping with my mother in Woolworths when I dropped a sticky sweet on the floor. I promptly picked it up and popped it back into my mouth. A very smart lady was walking by at the time and she looked shocked and said to me ... Child, you cannot eat that sweet...

    Some thing is rotten in the state of denmaark

    I know that our nasty dirty war bores most members ...but the involvement of state once again asks the question who were the real terrorists? 'The place was crawling with nasty elements' … Alex Gibney on his film about a pub massacre...
  3. ted j

    When you only have to do one thing

    I wouldn't like to be the dumbo that gave Warren Beatty the wrong envelope for best picture It seems everyone was taking a pop at Donald Trump for not getting things right, wait till he wakes up Take two: 'Moonlight' wins best picture at Academy Awards | Daily Mail Online
  4. PASH

    Just does not get this freedom of speech thing!

    Turkey confirms asking Germany to prosecute comedian for insulting Erdo?an - POLITICS
  5. Philogic

    Annoying Mexican? cartoon thing.

    Why do you have that stupid cartoon thing when you've not signed in. I can only be bothered to sign in when I want to post, not when I want a quick brouse through!
  6. bickern

    Is the RTE v Gülen feud a good thing?

    If RTE has indeed upset Fethullah Gulen with his megalomania, or what ever the reason is why they have have fallen out, (it has to be more than prep schools) and the fight leads to a purge by RTE of the Hizmet members that are in positions of power or control, is that not a good thing? After...
  7. giglets

    No such thing as a "Fatty" on TV?

    Is she right? Jennifer Lawrence isn't one to dodge a question about body image, and in an interview with Barbara Walters this week she summed up her feelings about the scrutiny women (and their bodies) face on the red carpet. "Why is humiliating people funny? When it comes to the media...
  8. giglets

    Global Middle-Class Rising Rapidly - Good Thing?

    BBC News - The rise of the global middle class One of the most remarkable feats in the world has been the lifting of about a billion people out of abject poverty in the past couple of decades. If the industrialisation trend continues, then this century could witness some of the rapid...
  9. perfect1949

    there is no such thing as cheap booze in turkey now

    a create of efes is now 80 TL after the deposit as been taken off it works out at 3.33 a bottle , the cheapest bottle of wine is just under 10 TL . how the restaurants and bars are going to survive god only knows . dave
  10. B

    A nice thing

    After some of the negative comments recently about the attitude of Turkish people to 'foreigners', I thought I would share with you what happened to us today. On returning from Ortaca on the dolmuş we had to change at Dalaman Otogar, and accidentally left our backpack on the bus. We didn't...
  11. perfect1949

    what is the best thing that as happened to you this year ?

    mine was seeing my new grandchild for the first time , and finding a new woman in my life , a great year . dave
  12. L

    Mobile air conditioning unit - is there such a thing

    In Yali in August but apartment doesnt have air con. Does anyone know if you can hire mobile air con unit and if so, where??? thanks
  13. Yalides

    Green thing

    At the cash register of the store, the young cashier suggested to the older woman that she should bring her own shopping bags because plastic bags weren't good for the environment. The woman apologized and explained, "We didn't have this green thing back in my earlier days." The cashier...
  14. perfect1949

    why do thing's come in three's

    As i said on the sod's law thread that i had two puncture's on Monday , yesterday i had another one bugger . have any of you had similar experiences . dave
  15. mollag

    Its a husband thing

    You might have to think about this ladies Here is proof that husbands do listen to their wives. Milk and eggs This is a story which is perfectly logical to all males: A wife asks her husband, "Could you please go shopping for me and buy one carton of milk, And if they have eggs, get...
  16. S

    golden beach complex thing of buying

    Hello guys, thing of buying a property at golden beach whats the go? not hearing good news about the complex with its title deeds. sounds like a timeshare?? wats the monthly surcharges? can some help regarding this matter..?? Regards Serks
  17. Yalides

    One thing you have always wanted to do

    Always wanted to bunjey jump in New Zealand. Too old now sadly.
  18. juco

    Are we doing the right thing!

    As very few like snakes, spiders and other creepy crawlie things is it wise to kill them or even try and deter them. It cannot be good for our future on this planet as the more ingenious the devices or traps we devise just adds to the evolutionary pressure on them to select for intelligence in...
  19. Freedom 49

    A bit of luck can only be a good thing.

    This year, July has 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays. A phenomenon that only occurs every 823yrs. This is called 'Money Bags' and is based on Chinese Feng Shui. Forward the info' onto your friends and inside 4 days cash or good fortune will be on its way to you. :thumbup: This year we will...
  20. Harem

    The "Green" thing

    I bet you thought that recycling was a modern idea. But it was our generation that started recycling. It is not a new idea. Our current generation will not recall the kind of 'recycling' the older generation did. It’s All About "The Green Thing". In the queue at the store, the cashier told...
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