February 19th, 2011

Saturday Seven-Up

7upThe top story this week was based on idle speculation after Brillo tweeted that a senior LibDem was involved in a scandal. As the week progressed the rumours got more and more exotic, we await tomorrows papers with bated breath. Tim Farron has been vigorously denying he is involved in any scandal, telling Guido he is far too boring. He even posted in the blog’s comments.

Last week saw 74,085 visitors make 270,482 visits to view 370,717 pages. Hard news this week, such as it was, was cat-focused and the top stories in order of popularity were:

You’re either in front of Guido, or you are behind…


65 Comments

  1. 1
    Old Nick Heavenly (cue Dutrou vids and lots of foaming at the mouth) says:

    Coo Coo!

  2. 2
    Old Nick Heavenly (cue Dutrou vids and lots of foaming at the mouth) says:

    (thats French)

  3. 3
    Old Nick Heavenly (cue Dutrou vids and lots of foaming at the mouth) says:

    Third!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. 4
    Ratsniffer says:

    Good morning fellow lickers of windows.

  5. 5
    Theresa Mays wardrobe advisor says:

    They’re coming to take me away, ha-haaa,
    They’re coming to take me away, ho-ho, hee-hee, ha-haaa.

  6. 6
    Imelda says:

    It was a great pre-emptive strike by Brillo

    Now if a senior Lib Dem is found committing the most awful crimes it will be an anti-climax

    But since we are so used to their Caligulan ways we would not expect anything else from Calamity Clegg and his Mexican army of scandalistas and rug munchers…

  7. 7
    Polly Twaddle says:

    It’s a boit too cold in Tuscany

    So I am just back from my winter vacation in the Caymans Guido

    Lovely place and full of real cash machines…

  8. 8
    Larry says:

    Morning

  9. 9
    Bob Diamond says:

    Talking about corporation tax Guido

    I want you to know that 70% of Barclays operations are now outside of the UK..

    And that we are in fact an investment bank disguised in the UK as a “High Street” bank…

    So if the UK government gets on our wick we will immediatly move to a more tax efficient jurisdiction

    You know all about these things anyway

  10. 10
    Bob says:

    Is your hubby volunteering for the Big Society Polly ?

    And how about you ?

    Putting your efforts where your mouth is ?

    Or is voluntary work too demeaning ?

  11. 11
    Short Sterling heavy bomber, target Frankfurt says:

    How many of the 270,000 visits were made by the twat on a £19 Argos office chair, Billy Bowden??

  12. 12
    The fact says:

    That the top story this week is a regurgitated tweet speaks volumes about this blog and is inhabitants.

    As does the fact that it only narrowly beat a story about a minor mp dating another minor mp.

    Gripping stuff, no wonder you lot lap this shit up.

  13. 13
    Final attempt says:

    Stunning week Guido,I feel a a Mcbride style scoop coming.

  14. 14
    Tom Tomos says:

    But his best song was ‘The Nuts on my Family Tree’.

  15. 15
    Tom Tomos says:

    He still hasn’t been seen has he? Perhaps the chair’s collapsed.

  16. 16
    go on go on go on says:

    Go on then, fuck off somehere else.

  17. 17
    Gordon says:

    I am sitting on my rocking horse.

  18. 18
    Dirty Balls says:

    Ed Balls is being taken to court for leaving his office in a mess. He even advised the chap who is taking legal action against him to go see his MP…Yvette Balls.

    Embarrassment for Ed Balls as he is sued by his own landlord over mess left at constituency office

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1358486/Embarrassment-Ed-Balls-sued-keeping-finances-order-mess-left-constituency-office.html

  19. 19
    Final attempt says:

    Great news, Hope HMRC will be next for the flipping wanker.

  20. 20
    Stop teasing says:

    Guido, you’ve never shied away from publishing rumours before. Why haven’t you published these rumours? Not all of us work in the Westminster village and won’t know what these exotic rumours are.

  21. 21
    Chucky says:

    This week I brought truth to the banks in New York. They told me to fuck off.

  22. 22
    Gordon Brown says:

    Today I will hit someone. Probably a woman.

  23. 23
    Anonymous says:

    Interesting to hear your friend Chukka on the radio this morning discussing Barclays tax payments and claiming that he had “worked in the city” so understood how these things work. Our “local” Streatham MP went to St Dunstan’s a good, private, fee paying school in South london and then went onto study French and English. He then went to law school (it is a family thing – Grandpa was a high court judge) and worked for Herbert Smith for 4 years in employment law before heading off to the West end. Not exactly working in the city and having relevant corporate tax jurisdiction and derivative market regulation expertise is it?

  24. 24
    Jack says:

    So the Guardian have joined the Hedgies…

    Couldn’t make it up…

    Run a thread of it pleae Gudio…

  25. 25
    Real City Slicker says:

    If Chukka and his chums continue like this

    Barclays and HSBC will just move their domicile out of the UK

    And reduce the UK government’s tax take by billions…

    They have both already told Osborne this…

  26. 26
    Fabians are Evil says:

    Having thought about it I am now firmly convinced that I hate the Labour party, I hate what it stands for, I hate it for its impeccable record of fucking up the country both Socially and economically, I hate their smug demands for the higher moral ground, I hate their use of Political correctness to censor honest debate, I hate the creeps that are attracted to it thinking they are being trendy, I hate their corruption, gerrymandering and postal voting scams and most of all I hate them for Kinnock, Blair and that festering lump of scottish evil Gordon Brown.

  27. 27

    You wouldn’t miss it for the world though would you?

  28. 28
  29. 29

    I had said: Where is concrete pump nowadays? Not seen since mid January. Hope he is sunning himself on a nice beach somewhere so that he can return recharged and treat us to more of his pearls.

    But … (so I repeat it here, in case anyone knows.)

  30. 30
    E Vette says:

    You’re supposed to be a licker of balls.
    Ah, bit of a problem there …..

  31. 31
  32. 32
    Bidisha says:

    Bigot.

  33. 33
    Final attempt says:

    you are Gordon Brown and i claim my ton of gold.

  34. 34
    Lou Scannon says:

    It’s got more brains than you.

  35. 35
    Short Sterling heavy bomber, target Frankfurt says:

    These useless cu’nts always end up telling others how to run their lives

    Fuck off chucka

  36. 36
  37. 37
    ... says:

    See 18.

  38. 38
    Empty Ed says:

    Release me from my Balls

  39. 39
    Frank Field says:

    No change then Mrs Rochester

  40. 40
    My husband my hero. says:

    Bloody hell. Sarah is promoting her book in the Tory Daily Mail, I hope the Mirror runs a spoiler.

    Big interview today and serialised next week.

    She starts off by saying that she refused to cook Gordon’s breakfast because he got up too early and asked number 10 to arrange something. Then as Gordon was leaving number 10 he was presented with the bill for 200 breakfasts. LOL

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-1358511/Could-I-save-Gordon-In-major-newspaper-interview-Sarah-Brown-talks-candour-extraordinary-life-No-10.html

  41. 41
    Final attempt says:

    We will never forget Gordon and his debts.

  42. 42

    Chukka-Can’t hasn’t seemed to have heard of offsetting losses.
    Or double tax schemes on domestic and international profits.

    Still… he probably knows tons and tons more than tax auditors.

  43. 43

    ‘Tim Farron [says] he is “far too boring“. He even posted in the blog’s comments.’

    I am sure that Guido is not trying to insinuate that we are all boring…. Is he?

  44. 44
    Felicity Parkes says:

    Mud Slinger Watson may not survive much longer

    RT @eyespymp Fire alarm in PCH. Labour’s @tom_watson struggling to get through the fire doors. – I’ve smudged my make-up from laughing :(
    8:31 AM Feb 17th via web -

  45. 45
    Jack says:

    Felicity

    You are ten times better than Sally Alley

    And you work…

    Keep it strong

  46. 46
    Ed Milliband says:

    Yes, but apart from all that, will you still vote for me?

  47. 47

    That was in Yes Prime Minister.

    Hope she’s not plagiarising.

  48. 48

    I will.

    If you can name three differences between New{improved}Labour and Labour:TNG.

  49. 49

    One reason can be sufficient, contingently.

    However there is none.

  50. 50
    My Husband never looses his temper says:

    Really?

    I can’t see why gordon couldn’t go upstairs for breakfast or if he was really busy for Sarah to take a Bacon Butty down.

    Seems that she fell out with Gus O’Donnell for reprimanding Gordon about his temper and treatment of the staff. Refused to shake his hand when they said goodbye to the Downing Street Staff

  51. 51

    Who are you calling Can’t?

  52. 52
    Frank Ifield says:

    today, I will sing “I Remember You”

  53. 53

    Like all good socialists, they have managed to turn around a profitable concern into a loss making one.

    One look at the photos of the executives in this document might just give a clue…

  54. 54

    Please don’t wind this humourless poster off.

    I can’t bear to read through another lecture on the “Hegelian dialectic model of fiscal improvement that’s predictable, even inevitable. …..”

  55. 55

    Gus O’Donnell was Tony’s man.
    Probably explains it.

    The Browns are not ones to forgive slights or traitors.
    My Husband never looses his temper .. you’ll find yourself on that list now.

  56. 56
    BLEADOUGH PHFOURXZSOUIND says:

    $
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    HAI GUISE

    PHOOUD R*Y*OTS

    DYYDD YE YNGULYSH KNOW THAT AWL DA MOOUSZXLHIM ARRABSZ

    AND DA PAKKAEASZE IN YORE LHAND

    EAT LHAM EVERY DAY

    #TO%

    LHAMB

    THAY DA SWAGGHERRHING DGJAYWARKQUYNG GUABBLHING BABBLHING

    UNGRR8*FULL ASS*Y*LHAMB SAEAQKEURRSZ

    THAT H8* YE YNGULYSH AOUWT ON YORE OWN LITTERY STRHEATSZ,

    AEAT LHAMB EVERY DAY

    HALAL OUHELLSSH LAMB

    DYYDD YE KNOW DAT AWLREDDy

    OUHELLO YE KNOW IT NAO

    SM#TO%

    HAO OFFEN DOODOO YE YNGULYSH EAT LAMB

    KNOT OFFEN IS DA ARNSA

    FOUR YE YNGULYSH KAN KNOT APHFFHOARD TWO EAT LAMB

    *

    ASTA

  57. 57
    BLEADOUGH PHFOURXZSOUIND says:

    *
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    AND YE YNGULYSH HAFF NO BOUTCHERR SCHOPSZ ANYOUAY

    TWO BHOOT

    *

    ASTA

  58. 58
    BLEADOUGH PHFOURXZSOUIND says:

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    BUY DA OUAY

    IT HAPPNSZ TWO B DA TREUWPH,

    DAT AWL DA MEAT SOLD TWO YE YNGULYSH AS BEEF, IN TESSCOHENS*

    AND IN SAYNSZHBURRAEASZE,

    IS STRIPPED OPH DA KARKASS OV DA AOUWLD DED MILKHIN* KAO

    AWL OV IT

    MON POUR YNGULYSH SUKKHERRSZ

    *

    ASTA

  59. 59
    Mornington Crescent says:

    Don’t worry, cheer up old chap, a sense of humour bypass is usually reversible.

  60. 60
    BLEADOUGH PHFOURQKXZSOUIND says:

    *
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    MHOSTLAE, DA YNGULYSH END UP AEATIN* DA AOUWLD DED

    PLHAGGD AOUWGHT BATTERY HEN

    KAWLD TCHYKKHIN,

    AND DA BATTERY EGGS & BATTERY BAYKAN

    TWO GHETi DA BATTERTREE TCHYKKHIN DAT HAZ BEAN KONDEMNED

    FOUR HYEWMIN KONSUMPTCHUN,

    YE YNGULYSH SHOOD GUO TWO DA HINDAEAN TIKKAWEIGH

    AND ARSK FOUR DA POEURRPL PANDHOOUHRRAE

    ORE DA MUTTIN MADRASSTA

    FOUR DAT IS WARE AWL DA PROPHIT IS

    *

    ASTA

  61. 61
    BLEEDOUGH PHFOURQKXZSOUIND says:

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    HAI GUISE

    YU C DA MARSALA

    DA MARSALLAH IZ YOOOSZD TWO HYDE DA SMELL

    OV DA OURROTTIN MEET

    DAT IS Y DA HINDAEANS LYKE TWO SAY DAT

    DA BATTURREE TCHYKKHIN MARRSALLAH

    IS DA PHAVVAOURRWRIT LUNTCHMUNTCH OV DA YNGULYSH

    MARSALLAH STYNQKSZ

    AND IT STYQNKSZ UP YORE BREFF

    DAT IS TCHYKKHIN TYKKA MARRSALLAH

    SEW AWLWAYS GURRHIN AT DA HIN OUEN YOO ARSQK FOURHIT

    *

    ASTA

  62. 62
    diddums says:

    You’re only jealous Billy no mates.

  63. 63
    PHARMA SMYLES says:

    #TO$
    %
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    ASSO ASSAY PHYNGUER LHYKKHIN MAKDONALDOS*

    *

    ASTA

  64. 64
    OUARKYNG ON DA OURRITE says:

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    HAI GUISE

    VULTYEURR OUARP*HOST

    http://blogs.wsj.com/iainmartin/2011/02/14/without-robust-attacks-on-nick-clegg-no-to-av-will-be-sunk/tab/comments/

    DGJYUST IN KASELODE YEUW MISSTIT

    *

    ASTA

  65. 65

    You can’t lick ‘dem Balls!


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