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02 Aug 21 12:24
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Report saddo August 2, 2021 1:28 PM BST
Perves put themselves where victims are plentiful, its always been that way. 44 incidents from 13 million calls is too many, but not a lot. We have that many perves nicked every couple of months round here.
Report feedthepony August 2, 2021 1:36 PM BST
like the Oxfam innit
Report casemoney August 2, 2021 1:49 PM BST
13 million calls Plainmust be plenty of repeat callers

Usually find your Bleeding heart progressives involved with theses charities

Those at the top making plenty of money, Sounds like the Ears have the phone

in one hand c0ck in the other .
Report feedthepony August 2, 2021 2:17 PM BST
every day it's becoming clearer our "civilisation" isn't worth saving:

* the poor being sacrificed to protect the rich
* the young putting their lives at risk to protect the old
* women's rights being diluted to appease deranged men
*the intelligent being deplatformed to promote the idiotic
* and now the vulnerable being abused for the kicks of the virtuous

A reset is required - not the one the virtue signaling woke are looking for tho
Report saddo August 2, 2021 2:51 PM BST
case, I assume a huge majority of their helpline people are giving up their leisure time to help lonely or desperate souls through another night. They'll have saved countless lives with a good ear and bit of kindness.
Report feedthepony August 2, 2021 2:51 PM BST
a fair point saddo
Report Dr Crippen August 2, 2021 2:57 PM BST
They'd be all right coming on here looking for sympathy.

The trolls would soon get them banned.
Report sixtwosix August 2, 2021 3:05 PM BST
Sad to hear , no doubt a minority hiding in the organisation to take advantage , I am sure the organisation still does an incredible amount of good.

Back in the 1970's my mother took an overdose in desperation as we had no money nor food  ,real poverty not the media version today.

Following this The Samaritans brought food to our house , I have never forgotten their help in this terrible time and have included them in my will.
Report lapsy pa August 2, 2021 9:49 PM BST
Siwtwosix,God bless your Mam,fair play to the Samaritans,tough times 60/70s for many,a lot of people were near the edge in making things meet
Report moisok August 2, 2021 9:51 PM BST
anyone ever read the Michael Connolly  books  - a US crime writer - spooky stuff
Report smirnoff2therescue August 3, 2021 12:08 AM BST
just visited Beachy Head literally three weeks ago - no not to chuck mesel off there but i took a foto of the lighthouse that is now doing the rounds on whats app cos the place i took it from no longer exists afta a massive cliff erosion/collapse last Thursday night - wot an eerie place it is to start wiv b4 you delve but i cudnt believe that for such a massive suicide watch/location there was absolutely no barriers to stop people taking their lives - i live closeby to an old railway crossing that is also a massive suicide haunt but at least they hav put barriers up to at least mekk ya think twice SadSadCryCry
Report smirnoff2therescue August 3, 2021 12:38 AM BST


LoveLoveLove to anyone feeling low right now
Report unitedbiscuits August 3, 2021 9:39 AM BST
Some say that the mean spirited take comfort from the idea that a good act must have a selfish motive.

It is better to say I am hurt than The flowers are ugly.

12,999,956 beneficial calls, by my reckoning.
Report Slicer August 3, 2021 11:00 AM BST
You should see how busy Beachy Head is when a 1.01 gets beat. They put up an emergency drop off point for taxis!
Report sixtwosix August 3, 2021 3:17 PM BST
anyone ever read the Michael Connolly  books  - a US crime writer - spooky stuff

not sure of the relevance to this thread but.....I read one last summer and thought it was so good I have read all 20 odd since then.
Report LoyalHoncho August 3, 2021 11:41 PM BST
Taxi drivers, usually the n/s, see so much loneliness, depression, misery, you wouldn't believe.  It gets so they can spot it immediately.  More than anyone they see people at their lowest, without a mask, in trouble.  There are times when they become counsellors almost.
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