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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby The 2nd Womble » Thu Nov 14, 2013 1:21 pm

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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby Mulger bill » Thu Nov 14, 2013 1:38 pm

How about...?

Anyhoo, shut up for a while, I'm trying to read that blokes, what's his name? Biro Bigshoe?s tweets :P
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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby The 2nd Womble » Thu Nov 14, 2013 2:48 pm

The only issue here is that the AGF can't just waltz on over and hand out the bumper stickers. The "fractured" WA orgs are doing a stellar job IMO.

"@markatextor: @Aushiker @amygillettfdn any lack of progress in WA is a case in point about the fragmentation of the community there. needs to change"
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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby Aushiker » Thu Nov 14, 2013 4:17 pm

The 2nd Womble wrote:The only issue here is that the AGF can't just waltz on over and hand out the bumper stickers. The "fractured" WA orgs are doing a stellar job IMO.

"@markatextor: @Aushiker @amygillettfdn any lack of progress in WA is a case in point about the fragmentation of the community there. needs to change"


Which was really interesting given @amygillettfdn claimed

@Aushiker we've been working with key stakeholders to improve safety for all riders. By facilities do you mean infrastructure? @bicyclingwa


which when pushed resulted in this explanation ...

Amy Gillett Found'n @amygillettfdn
@Aushiker stakeholders incl bicycling groups, politicians, road agencies, motoring groups and also groups via cyclesafecommunities.org.au


Which in my experience here translates to a visit or two by Tracey Gaudry to speak at "conferences." If they just recognised others effrots and worked with them that would be so much better.

Anyway back to the daily grind of writing submissions (depressing stuff), following up on grants and so on.

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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby Aushiker » Thu Nov 14, 2013 4:27 pm

The 2nd Womble wrote:The only issue here is that the AGF can't just waltz on over and hand out the bumper stickers. The "fractured" WA orgs are doing a stellar job IMO.

"@markatextor: @Aushiker @amygillettfdn any lack of progress in WA is a case in point about the fragmentation of the community there. needs to change"


Yep. In the past month so "we" (meaning Cyclesnail) lobbied for and got the Vulnerable User Representative position reinstated and funded by the RACWA for another year at least. That role is our channel into the WA Road Safety Council. Pretty important channel ... To my knowledge neither @amygillettfdn or BicyclingWA had any input into that lobbying or outcome.

This is the sort of basic behind the scenes stuff that goes on week after week .. not headline grabbing but important base work mostly done by Cyclesnail.

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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby The 2nd Womble » Thu Nov 14, 2013 4:38 pm

That's the problem Andrew. You don't know what theyve done until they've snuck around you and organised it.
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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby The 2nd Womble » Thu Nov 21, 2013 1:45 pm

He's just so cute and adorable that you just want to shoot him.
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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby Aushiker » Thu Nov 21, 2013 1:48 pm

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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby The 2nd Womble » Thu Nov 21, 2013 1:52 pm

Yes, what a turd. Are we to assume then that the Lech is generalising about all Indonesians resembling 70's porn stars? Corporate strategist my...
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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby Mulger bill » Thu Nov 21, 2013 2:02 pm

I have it on slightly dubious authority that the Oxford English Dictionary has revised the entry for "smug bastige", they've totally deworded it and inserted the below...
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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby Baldy » Thu Nov 21, 2013 6:14 pm

Mr Tough Guy had a nice cameo on ABC news tonight.
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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby The 2nd Womble » Thu Nov 21, 2013 7:03 pm

I thought he did an outstanding job tonight. Diplomatic, pragmatic, apologetic and in no way aggressive towards the reporter.
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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby Duck! » Thu Nov 21, 2013 7:04 pm

Mulger bill wrote:I have it on slightly dubious authority that the Oxford English Dictionary has revised the entry for "smug bastige", they've totally deworded it and inserted the below...
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Why do I have a barely controllable urge to throw a brick every time I see this image?
I had a thought, but it got run over as it crossed my mind.
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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby The 2nd Womble » Thu Nov 21, 2013 7:18 pm

You do all know this is Aushiker's fault don't you? He started this.
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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby Aushiker » Thu Nov 21, 2013 7:22 pm

The 2nd Womble wrote:You do all know this is Aushiker's fault don't you? He started this.


Thanks :)

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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby Mulger bill » Thu Nov 21, 2013 7:24 pm

Duck! wrote:Why do I have a barely controllable urge to throw a brick every time I see this image?

Maybe it's because you know where your towel is?
I'd suggest that this bloke be given the dishonorific title "Zarniwoop" but we already have a member by that name :(
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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby jimsheedy » Thu Nov 21, 2013 7:27 pm

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clippers to hide the baldiness
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aggressive, ambitious look in the eye
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... yep, pretty much ticks all the boxes
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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby The 2nd Womble » Thu Nov 21, 2013 8:05 pm

Aushiker wrote:
The 2nd Womble wrote:You do all know this is Aushiker's fault don't you? He started this.


Thanks :)

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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby trailgumby » Thu Nov 21, 2013 8:31 pm

Well it looks like Textor, Mark A has lost some of his ink. Apparently he has been forced to apologise for the pornstar comment.

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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby g-boaf » Thu Nov 21, 2013 9:12 pm

The fact the comments were deleted says everything. Rumour has it that he has been told by a Liberal heavy to put a lid on his Twitter ego. Very poor form from him.
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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby Aushiker » Fri Nov 22, 2013 7:16 pm

The word on the street (thanks to BastardSheep) is that Mark Textor's Twitter account has been deleted. I get the feeling some serious spanking has been going on. Now the big question is what will Amy Gillet Foundation do?

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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby The 2nd Womble » Fri Nov 22, 2013 7:17 pm

Fake sad face popcorn sparklers DRINK!
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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby Mulger bill » Fri Nov 22, 2013 7:36 pm

HUZZAH! Stage one complete...
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Re: Mark Textor: the white knight on his shiny unicorn etc

Postby trailgumby » Fri Nov 22, 2013 7:59 pm

I read in the SMH yesterday that Malcolm Fraser has called for him to sacked as the provider of polling information to the Liberal Party.

Couldn't have happened to a nicer bloke. ;)

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