This Sunday, October 2nd, ends the deadline to participate in the regional competition sponsored by the Falkland Islands government and the UK embassies in Uruguay, Brazil and Chile addressing the issue, “Why would I like to meet my neighbors from the Falkland Islands?” The competition is open to university students from the three countries and the prize is a weeklong trip to the Falkland Islands with all expenses paid. Read full article
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TWIMCSep 29th, 2016 - 09:47 am - Link - Report abuse 0
Judging by the extremly low and inbreed international participation any Engrish Pirate internet Initiative on Malvinas has..., it will be interesting to check the family background of the coming winner of this competition
Just check the example below...:
Heavily publicized in the Anglo Murdochite press..., this Kelperette Internet Initiativet only got whopping 72 signatures, mostly from Faith's own Kelper family...
@1 ThinkSep 29th, 2016 - 10:39 am - Link - Report abuse 0
And why are you still shilling for this petition? You work for Murdoch now?
(2) Mr. DemonTreeSep 29th, 2016 - 11:13 am - Link - Report abuse 0
I'll tell you... when you sign...
and the prize is a weeklong trip to the Falkland Islands with all expenses paid.Sep 29th, 2016 - 12:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Second prize is a two week trip to the Falkland Islands with all expenses paid.
@3 ThinkSep 29th, 2016 - 12:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
What makes you think I haven't already? I could be any one of those 72 people.
(4) Mr. VoiceSep 29th, 2016 - 02:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
That was REAL mean...
(5) Mr DemonTree
But you are not...
What are you waiting for?
”Winners (one per country) will be selected by members of the British Embassies in Uruguay, Brazil and Chile.”Sep 29th, 2016 - 04:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Ha! Argentina is not even included.
The Siamese twins, Mr Think and his carbuncle, Mr. Voice, have their jealous noses out of joint, from this snub.
#4Sep 29th, 2016 - 04:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Sandbank of the S.Atlantic, what's not to like ! Send ME please.
Talk...,talk...,talk... and only talk from them Anglo turnips... but still only bloody whopping 72 signatarier on daling Kelperette Faith Felton's petition against us Argies...Sep 29th, 2016 - 04:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Have you Anglo Turnips no heart?
Third prize is a week in Dunoon with a day at the Cowal Piping Competition (earplugs supplied). BahahahahaSep 29th, 2016 - 07:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Still only 72 signatures...Sep 29th, 2016 - 07:41 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Sign that Kelper petition you haughty Poms,
Lowlander at (8)
Windblown rocks in the South Atlantic teeming with Johnny Rooks..., what's not to like for a twitcher...
#11Sep 29th, 2016 - 09:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
I would probably like the people also. I live in a windblown part of the country and rather enjoy it. In fact I think we get stronger winds than they do there.
I find Caracaras interesting birds and would like to see the Albatross colonies....all this in perfect safety without the fear of being mugged by unfriendly Argentinians, which is highly probable if I ventured to Ushuaia, B.A. or Chubut.
Being mugged by a Johnny Rook would be much more acceptable.
A technical point here, I am not a twitcher. A twitcher is a person who collects records of bird rarities and will go to ridiculous to see wind-blown migrants in the UK. These people will go to inordinate lengths in traveling and expense so they can tick new bird on their UK list. Somewhat akin to train spotting and collecting numbers. Certainly not me.
Lowlander at (12)Sep 29th, 2016 - 09:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
I read The Guardian's definition of a twitcher too...
I was jus Johnny Rooking you..., Birder...
@11 Unlike you Think, many 'Haughty Poms' are not indoctrinated to believe that at the slightest mention of the Islands, we have to leave all our intelligence, logic and rationale at the door.Oct 03rd, 2016 - 06:49 am - Link - Report abuse 0
She seems an honest enough person, but her elected representatives on the Islands have made it clear they were consulted and agreed the limits etc. Maybe she feels they do not represent her and is just after a few minutes of fame, luckily she is able to do that. But it would appear that the majority of the Islanders and others have faith in the Government and are happy to leave the process to them.
I know it is heresy in Argentina, not to 'toe the party line' with regard to the 'Malvinas', and you obviously find it difficult to comprehend why we are not all chanting 'Falklands', 'Falklands' and signing every obscure petition, getting our children to sing the 'Falklands' song in school or putting signs on our public transport that say 'the Falklands are British'.
You do know it is alright not to agree with a statement or argument, don't you Think. But then for you, it's not good to bite the hand that feeds you, eh Think.