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Okay so you get a runny nose, or a cold, hardly going to kill you, but tv blasts you with adverts to take medication to get rid of it as soon as possible, a headache, nothing major but most people will reach for the pill box rather than thier inner strength.

Is it any wonder why we have a problem with microscopic organisms getting use to the medication, and it doesn’t help our self defense system either, if they rely on the medication doing all of the work for them your white blood cells are going to become lazy and just not bother.

The only times you should really take medication is when you’re suffering from something that your body cant heal, and you’d be surprised at the injuries your body can heal without medication. Dont give in to the pharmaceutical companies who just want you to buy thier products, they dont actually care about your health. Take a day off, lie in bed and recover with a nice warm drink, its not going to do any harm if you have a day off and relax a little to recover.

I think there should be a call for all over the shelf medical products to be capped, so that only people with a VALID reason for needing medication can obtain it, it would also reduce abuse by drug addicts.

You will have a stronger more healthy body if you dont rely on over the shelf medication.

Or the apparent home of witty banter. Basically its UKTV:men but they thought that was a bit sexist and couldn’t come up with anything better, as a last resort and as a lame sort of joke someone suggested “dave” as a name for it, obviousely the committee couldn’c come up with something better, and decided to go with dave… at least thats how I think it happened. I’d been suspecting fora while that it was uktv, with all the uktv adverts in there. of course my suspicions were proved right with a quick visit to http://uktv.co.uk/dave

One annoying thing about the channel is if theres nothing else on on the weekend and you’ve put the channel on, and theres “nothing but” something or other, in this case bottom, they will show 3 or 4 episodes of the thing then repeat them again and again throughout the day so that theres no point watching the channel, and you’ve put it on as a last resort anyway due to the fact that theres nothing else on and most of the other freeview channels are just showing repeats of what they’ve had on every other day of the week. But thats for another rant.

The way the channels going, I just see it using up all of its content by christmas, unless they’re going to get some more repeats of olde bbc things, theres only so much there before they’ve completely ran out.

Well… the tv licence… what can I say… luckily I live with people who pay for the licence for the house, so I dont have to pay :-)

But I mean come on if youre not going to watch the channel you still have to pay for it just to watch any other channel, imagine you have to pay for a sky subscription even tho you dont actually watch the thing. Wheres the difference there? The technology exists where you can encode the channel so that you have to have a special decoder card to recieve specific channels which arent free, so why should the bbc be in such a state that you have to pay for it to watch other channels?

Imagine supermarkets giving you brussel sprouts, you can take as many as you like but you have to pay £20 to enter the supermarket to purchase other items, but the brussels are free for you to take, but you cant enter without paying for them. The bbc is working in the same way, not exactly the best method.

What do they do with all of these fees anyway? they spend it however the hell they like, making little pointless before show ditties of circles to show some sort of pointless thing. And there is the odd show I would watch, like heroes, but hey thats already been on nbc and Id rather pay for that channel, watch it when it first comes out and have some better shows on there as well

And what is the reason they dont make it so that you have to have a special decoder or reciever to get the bbc channels? because they get away with not having to, its the law to have to pay for them forcing it upon you, how legal is that really? If you dont want it and you want to watch other channels (which are paid for by adverts) surely it should be perfectly legal not to pay and to just not have the bbc channels… when will that day come? surely soon, theres only so long they can do this which in my minds isnt too legal, being forced to pay for a channel which if it wasnt free the majority of the people wouldnt actually have!

Didnt have a blog to rant about this at the time… but how long is three days? in basic terms youd think 72 hours right? at a push you would think maybe 60 hours, but… when I booked a “3 day test drive” with them they booked me on from 6pm (when I picked up the car) to 9am 2 days away, and only because I objected strongly about the fact that they were trying to book me in at the end of the next day… hardly a three day test drive…

On top of that the car was a bit poor to drive… it had a mpg reading which you constantly got distracted from the road by trying to get the best mph 9and getting 99mph at some points was a highlight but definately far more distracting than most things, looked far too much at that readout, definately at least 10% of the road time which was bad.

The car was huge, difficult to park, filled a whole tesco car parking space with no room to open the doors, so parked taking up 2 spaces because I didnt want to scratch it against the 2 pillars which are every 2 spaces lol. Last thing about it was that the seating position was a bit high and you felt more like you were in a van rather more than a car… Dont think Ill be booking another test drive with them… hardly the best service if they cant even provide the 3 days they say they will provide the car for ha. Makes you think what other services they offer will be of similarly bad service?

Or should that be hot froth.

I mean youre paying for a cup of hot chocolate and you get a pile of crap so frothed that youve just got foam and no liquid very dissappointing. warm the milk dont froth it, I like the liquidy texture to a DRINK. sure you can go ahead and put cream on top or froth on top but dont give me a cup of flavoured froth at a highly expensive rate.

Had to go and ask for some boiled water just to have some liquid in it. made a highly dissapointing drink indeed.

Amongst the latest companies to take the piss. Rather than raise thier prices they decide its perfectly fine to shrink the product, making what you eat for cereal even less unless you wanna take on 3 bix’s for cereal.

Why is it that companies seem to think that its perfectly acceptable to do this? Usually wheatabix is a nice occasional treat as a change of cereal from branflakes, but now with the tiny kiddie sized portions I think Ill be avoiding them from now on.

In my opinion if youre such a good company you wouldnt need to hide a price hike by shrinking your products; just put the price up people who like the product would be fine with that, dont be sneaky and make people not trust you.