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Suzanne Report 4 Apr 2013 00:01

check out disabled bays at my local hos;


disabled scooters weigh a ton((and ive tried to lift one) if you can lift one out of your boot how can you be disabled,i cant do it,and noting wrong with me,



Eeyore13 Report 3 Apr 2013 23:58



MR_MAGOO Report 3 Apr 2013 23:21

Seems we have the "Parking Bay City Rollers" on here now..... :-D :-S


AnnCardiff Report 3 Apr 2013 23:14

you can get ointment for that I think :-D


Eeyore13 Report 3 Apr 2013 23:08

I now have "bay envy" :-(


supercrutch Report 3 Apr 2013 22:45

I wish the three hospitals I use had 125 disabled bays. We rarely find one so it's drop me off whilst himself parks anywhere he can! Not great if I'm having a MH attack which mimics a stroke and my left side is useless.


eRRolSheep Report 3 Apr 2013 22:37

you are more than welcome Kitty - just save some of your souffle for me


jax Report 3 Apr 2013 22:36


Are you saying a disabled person should not be able to get their own scooter out of their car? I have met a few who do this, would be a bit tricky not to, as they live on their own.

Oh these people have MS


KittytheLearnerCook Report 3 Apr 2013 22:30

Oh thank you Errol.......... :-D :-D <3


eRRolSheep Report 3 Apr 2013 22:26

Kitty don't worry about the apostrophe - it's whose
Anyway you are far too busy with your new found love of the kitchen to bother about such trivialities's's's
However, I agree wholeheartedly with what you say


Suzanne Report 3 Apr 2013 22:21

for all of you that know me,you will know that my son had the cheek to park in a disabled bay at our local hos at 3am when his 3yr old son was rushed to hos in a serious condition,he was fined,he went through certain guidlines and the fine went up to over 600 pounds that we had to pay to the county council.i know people hate non disabled people parking in their spaces but this was 3am and the 32 spaces were empty and opposite the AE where his son was taken,
ive seen disabled people park in their spaces and walk around their cars and lift their scooters out and get into them,the first time i saw that,i thought i was seeing things,
today i went into my local hos to do a resus course,while i was there i decided to ask personal how many disabled parking spaces the hos had,i was gobsmacked when they told me they had four bays totaling 125 spaces :-(

of course lots of people are disabled and rightly so.but a lot take the pi**
just like everyone else :-(


SheilaWestWilts Report 3 Apr 2013 22:12

Yes, some people are overweight and eat too much and don't exercise. Some people are overweight and can't do anything about it. Some people are dieting, some are trying to, some are happy with the way they are. You could ditto all that for skinny people.

But does it really MATTER. As Kitty says, it's the person that counts. I've met a few 'fattist' people and just don't get their attitude...


supercrutch Report 3 Apr 2013 22:09

Please try not assuming, guessing or estimating?

In order to get a valid point across you'd be taken more seriously using facts. They aren't hard to find with some searching. You leave yourself open to criticism by posting a comment that could wrongly encompass many GR members.


KittytheLearnerCook Report 3 Apr 2013 22:07

Personally I don't care what shape, size or lifestyle anyone has as long as they have a kind soul.

Kindness and empathy go a long way to make life enjoyable both for ourselves and those whos lives we touch <3

*wonders if the word whos needs an apostrophe somewhere* :-S


JustJohn Report 3 Apr 2013 21:59

SueC. I was pleased to see you had read the fat thread I put up. I do have an opinion that there is a correlation between overweight and laziness. I expect I will get RR'd again for saying that, but that is what I currently think.

I thought that article was interesting. It did not support my opinion. Though it is obvious that some doctors do agree with my opinion, otherwise that article would not have been writen.

It would make a good debate, i think. But someone wil just rr it, I feel sure. Shame imo


JustJohn Report 3 Apr 2013 21:41

Sue. I just expect a bit of fair play. If I see something and give an opinion about it, I think that should be innocuous. I don't then expect someone to forensically pull my post to bits, try to make me look a complete buffoon for even expressing an opinion, and then have the friends of the main teaser piling in if I try to defend myself. I can handle one person but not six "same as ******" posters.

It has happened ever since I started chat. AnnC says I am not fit for purpose on chat and probably that is right.

So I will get reported away into the ether shortly and I very much doubt I will miss it.


supercrutch Report 3 Apr 2013 21:28

*picks John's toys up and put them back into his pram*

If you post something that readers disagree with you must expect to be answered and quite forcefully too.

I'm sure if you managed to post something totally innocuous you wouldn't attract any attention



AnnCardiff Report 3 Apr 2013 20:55

oh dear :-S


JustJohn Report 3 Apr 2013 20:45

I don't either. I am fed up having to justify myself to one particular poster :-( :-( :-(

It is just the constant drip drip of criticism that is really getting to me. Others enjoy having a go (fair enough). But not all the time. It is boring - and extremely irritating.


supercrutch Report 3 Apr 2013 20:43

Now to throw the proverbial cat in :-D

The article John linked to was referenced to American research,and everyone knows the overwhelming number of obese people in the USA due to supersizing or eat as much as you want, high calorie meals, an extract:


Dr Ian Campbell of the UK's National Obesity Forum said he was not surprised by the findings and said they would probably be replicated if the test was carried out on British doctors.

'It is disappointing but it is not surprising to see that health professionals have the same ingrained prejudice against obese people as the general public,' he told BBC News Online.

'It is becoming increasingly clear that as much as 80% of people who are obese are predisposed genetically.

'Although it is very rare to find a case where obesity is purely genetic, there are many cases where it is not in the patient's control.'

He said it was unhelpful for doctors to be biased against obese patients.


So John, only 20% of the lazy, overeating fat people you see are to blame for their own weight problems (if you wish to use the findings in your link) :-D

Perhaps you could use your magic powers and decide which group your targets fall into and just vent your spleen (aka helpful advice) at them.