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27-09-2020, 10:26   #1
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Wearing a white Poppy

I for one think this is a good compromise.
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27-09-2020, 10:28   #2
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I for one think this is a good compromise.
Compromise on what?
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I for one think this is a good compromise.
I for one think it has nothing to do with Ireland.
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I for one think this is a good compromise.
It’s a compromise to this new thinking in the UK that it seems to be obligatory to wear one.

The decision to not wear either poppy should also be respected.
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27-09-2020, 10:35   #5
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Can I just eat a packet of poppets instead?
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27-09-2020, 10:37   #6
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Black poppies matter
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It’s a compromise to this new thinking in the UK that it seems to be obligatory to wear one.

The decision to not wear either poppy should also be respected.
It’s not though. I do be over a fair bit for work and while lots wear them plenty don’t
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Just staple an onion to your coat. Twill be grand.
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27-09-2020, 10:43   #9
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What does a white poppy in September signify? That you're free to start incoherent threads and damn the consequences?
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Wearing no form of advertising is a good option.
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It’s not though. I do be over a fair bit for work and while lots wear them plenty don’t
Try appearing on TV without one. Look at the shouting match around some players refusing to have one on their match shirts. I’m also aware of a couple of offices where people are ‘encouraged’ (ordered) to wear them.

It’s a very new fad, very few people wore them 20 years ago.
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27-09-2020, 10:47   #12
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What is the point of the poppy symbol if people feel forced to wear some colour of them.
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27-09-2020, 10:56   #13
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Try appearing on TV without one. Look at the shouting match around some players refusing to have one on their match shirts. I’m also aware of a couple of offices where people are ‘encouraged’ (ordered) to wear them.

It’s a very new fad, very few people wore them 20 years ago.
Think that's only a problem in Britain.
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Is it that time of the year already?
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Is it that time of the year already?
Whatever about the red poppy and all the politics and shennanigans that goes with that -
especially here in Ireland - its a pity it cannot be left as a symbol of the forst two
world wars and hs now been appropriated to include ‘verterns’ of the ‘war’ in Iraq and Afghanistan. Really compromising for the symbol and morally dubious.


Wasn’t white in world war iconography for Britan a sign for a coward - very perplexing message adding white to the poppy.
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