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to think that the whole Guy Fawkes/Bonfire Night stuff should be banned

(129 Posts)
MaryZombie Tue 22-Oct-13 21:14:01

because it's anti-Catholic and encourages yobbos to go around begging for money and lighting fires.

To to mention the fact that people, even children are having FUN. Which should of course be banned.

needaholidaynow Tue 22-Oct-13 21:35:35

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

perplexedpirate Tue 22-Oct-13 21:36:08

FUN?! Fucking FUN?!
Who do you think you are OP. I just bet you enjoyed typing out that post didn't you? SHAME!!!

Ban mince pies as well. Mince pies are cunts.

AnaisHellWitch Tue 22-Oct-13 21:36:17

It is ducking, yes. As evidenced by Monty Python and a witch weighing the same as a duck or something.

WestieMamma Tue 22-Oct-13 21:37:14


We had a bonfire party here in Sweden and invited all our neighbours, who promptly asked us what it's all about. I was like 'erm, well, this bloke got caught trying to kill the king who, by all accounts was a bit of a bastard. So he was tortured and killed and then a law came in forcing the populace to light fires to celebrate the fact that the king survived. Even though everyone hated him. But they quite liked the bonfires. So now we still do it because change takes time and it's only been 400 years.'

ScabbyOozingCarbuncle Tue 22-Oct-13 21:38:30

SP Its cos I live in Manningtree. Home of Matthew Hopkins the Witchfinder General. We are steeped in witches round here! [hsmile]

WestieMamma Tue 22-Oct-13 21:42:06

Ban mince pies as well. Mince pies are cunts.

Are you having a laugh? Last time they banned mince pies we had civil war. Literally. That's why the monarchy was restored, cos Cromwell banned mince pies.

RandallPinkFloyd Tue 22-Oct-13 21:42:52

Fireworks are banned in Ireland? Well bugger me.

usualsuspect Tue 22-Oct-13 21:43:08

And Christmas trees, ban them sparkley fuckers anorl.

ScabbyOozingCarbuncle Tue 22-Oct-13 21:43:53

And Baileys. Im certain Cromwell banned Baileys too!

AnaisHellWitch Tue 22-Oct-13 21:45:24

Are we banning Christmas as well? Whoever started all that shit should be nailed to a tree! Same goes for the bastard who invented Easter.

ScabbyOozingCarbuncle Tue 22-Oct-13 21:46:21

Didnt Jesus invent easter? hmm

IHatePingu Tue 22-Oct-13 21:46:56

We always go to the display at the Catholic school near us. confused

IHatePingu Tue 22-Oct-13 21:48:50

...No chance Cromwell, victory will be mine,
You'll never pass a ban on mince pies and mulled wine.

Gah, anybody else singing the Horrible Histories song now?

AnaisHellWitch Tue 22-Oct-13 21:54:48

He certainly had a lot to do with it Scabby. It was a joke. This is a jokey thread smile

ScabbyOozingCarbuncle Tue 22-Oct-13 21:57:26

I was joking too! blush Everybody knows that kinnerton invented easter!

sweetkitty Tue 22-Oct-13 21:58:28

Fireworks are so expensive, I always wonder how the local ned population can afford to launch 4 million of the buggers in the 2 weeks before and after Bonfire Night.

AnaisHellWitch Tue 22-Oct-13 21:59:08

I didn't blush will look it up!

WestieMamma Tue 22-Oct-13 21:59:56

Jesus invented creme eggs.

AnaisHellWitch Tue 22-Oct-13 22:00:00


ScabbyOozingCarbuncle Tue 22-Oct-13 22:00:23

satan invented cream eggs!

morethanpotatoprints Tue 22-Oct-13 22:01:48

Lets just ban kids then? They force us to give then fun.
Cost us too much money, and enjoy themselves too much.

WestieMamma Tue 22-Oct-13 22:02:26

satan invented cream eggs!


gordyslovesheep Tue 22-Oct-13 22:03:18

ban it - ban everything - Oliver Cromwell had the right idea

ScabbyOozingCarbuncle Tue 22-Oct-13 22:03:23

WHAT??!! Its not as if I said JEHOVAH or anything! confused

gordyslovesheep Tue 22-Oct-13 22:03:56

all fun is the work of satan

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