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Pope Benedict to resign edited OP

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Muffyxx Report 13 Feb 2013 12:04

Awwww no mankini this morning Mr a bit chilly did it :-D :-D


MrDaff Report 13 Feb 2013 11:50

No wonder resignation was the option ......


Muffyxx Report 13 Feb 2013 09:50

I LOVE that film KenSE lol :-D :-D :-D


KenSE Report 13 Feb 2013 08:28

Romanes eunt domus.


Muffyxx Report 12 Feb 2013 23:52

Lookin' good Mr D ;-) :-D :-D :-D :-D

I remember the verb *to be*


and I only remember that because i learnt it in detention lol


supercrutch Report 12 Feb 2013 23:44

Yes Ann, all class init? socks and shoes when baring legs!

No wonder MrDaff is always sniffing, now we know where his hankies are kept :-D :-D


AnnCardiff Report 12 Feb 2013 23:24

I'm reporting that avatar cos he's got socks on


supercrutch Report 12 Feb 2013 22:48

lolol MrDaff I can't take one word of yours seriously with an avatar like that :-P :-D


MrDaff Report 12 Feb 2013 22:43

SuperC ... OHHHH!
You just swore at me !!! ........ ABLATIVE ...aaaarghhh - get ye hence !!
Este !! ( I think ?? Lol!!)


supercrutch Report 12 Feb 2013 22:41

So do I have the correct? Once the Papal Father is no longer the Daddy, there will be billions of orphans worldwide who will be looking for foster parents? Can we all apply? I smoke so that's one tick in the box :-D I bet the pay is good too. The Latin I can remember will probably suffice: this will ring a few bells :-D




















Where do we collect the application forms from?


MrDaff Report 12 Feb 2013 22:41

Hey, Muffy !! Changed my avatar following your advice ..... but only tor today, i think, blood* freezing !!!!! :-D

(have to buy new box of blanc' stuff though.....gotta lickle pool too :-D }

Oh, back to the Pope. Umm, good luck to him - believe there are some job apps on their way to the Vati place as we speak !! ;-)

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 12 Feb 2013 22:27

isnt he a football manager Muffy :-D

evening 'all :-D


Muffyxx Report 12 Feb 2013 22:19

Google mankini Mr Daff....I think you'd look stunning ;-)


AnnCardiff Report 12 Feb 2013 22:16

never you mind about my collection of video tapes - that's between me and the fuzz


MrDaff Report 12 Feb 2013 22:14

Evening Muffy !

I leapt to reply to your post and, in doing so, spilt my Avian Eye box of strawberry blancmange all over the keyboard :-S (just checking the instructions on how to make, didn't realise box was open ....)

Been onto that Summer's site too, but all the leotards seem to be for women... so my attempts to find an interesting pastime appear to be baulked for now .... :-( :-D

Ann .... you don't fool me ! Hah ! Bet you've got a video instruction tape somewhere !!!! ;-)


AnnCardiff Report 12 Feb 2013 22:10

not really - I'd like fuller details please - taking care to remember that I have a delicate nature


Muffyxx Report 12 Feb 2013 21:59

Evening Mr Daff.

The secrets of Sue's and mine's blancmange wrestling days are now firmly out in the open pmsl..



AnnCardiff Report 12 Feb 2013 21:51

exciting it ain't :-S


MrDaff Report 12 Feb 2013 21:47

Oh dear, Oh dear........ how SO inviting to comment.....

Cabbages .... ah, the 'old' childrens TV quiz, damned if I can remember the name though :-(
Blancmange - well, I leave that to the two ladies who obviously know a lot more about the donning of leotards and leaping into a small pool filled with said concoction.

The Pope. Well, seems to be departing at a time when, and I stress imo, when the extent of reported child abuse within the RC domain appears to be ever increasing. Maybe, many years ago as well as in the not so distant past, many RC Bishops (at least) should have acted far more 'aggressively' to the charges raised. And that should have been at the insistence of the Pope, their boss.
Instead, i get the impression that so so much was covered up. Now that the filth is beginning to drip down the outer walls of this particular secular castle, protection not just of the perpetrators, but also their 'calling' is beyond one man. And after all , the Pope is just a man (once proven....!).
However, you cannot deny the man is ill and therefore his decision is probably justified; that his (as reported) closest aides knew nothing about it is interesting .. wonder if he'd come across something that didn't sit well with his faith, or innate honesty? We will never know.
I suppose he could have called forth another 'Crusade', to take others mind off things - counter the good o'l Jihad, what ?
Whatever, come 28 February, there are a lot of people who will become 'orphans-ish', so may need a bit of support (no doubt DWP will jump in should they be approached :-S) - anyone wishing to adopt a true 'orphan' will need to be a smoker, by the way, one who can tell the difference between grey and white.
One of the richest states in the world, unlikely to be hit by any global economic meltdown .... the Vatican. No doubt the pension is good if you survive being the boss.
As you may have gathered, I'm not particularly bothered that he has resigned, or who replaces him. As mentioned earlier, it will make no difference (though, with the 'lock in', choosing a new Pope is a lot quicker these days than in the past....yawn).


JoyBoroAngel Report 12 Feb 2013 21:28

i think your right Ann :-D :-D