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10/25/2004 07:38 PM ID: 43922 Permalink   

UK Wants Homer Simpson As President

 

A recent magazine poll in the UK revealed that most people would like to see Homer Simpson take office after the November 2nd election.

Readers were asked to pick their favorite TV personality that they would like to be President of the United States.

Homer Simpson took 24% of the vote. Second place was Josiah Bartlet (Martin Sheen) the ‘President’ in The West Wing, closely followed by ‘Dr. Frazier Crane’ radio shrink in the sitcom Frazier.

 
  Source: story.news.yahoo.com  
    WebReporter: ZCT Show Calling Card      
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  16 Comments
  
  And the poll is from...?  
 
Radio Times magazine? Who the hell are they?

It's obvious why you didn't include that bit of information in your summary.

Try again next time.
 
  by: n1m     10/25/2004 07:49 PM     
  @n1m  
 
Perhaps before trying to criticize those that actually contribute to this site you should try and do so yourself.

I didn't mention the name of the specific magazine because most of the audience of this site is American and probably won't have heard of the publication.

In the UK, where the story is from, the Radio Times is the longest running TV guide publication available. In fact they were in print before TV was invented hence the name Radio Times. They are now owned by the BBC, heard of them?

Why don't you write some stories yourself instead of trying to admonish others when you don't understand something?
 
  by: ZCT     10/25/2004 07:58 PM     
  @ZCT  
 
I have posted articles. Not many, but I contribute to the site.

Funny how many people don't contribute and yet are full of negative comments, hacking attacks, etc, yet you never complain about them.

Get a grip. You left out a key point to your summary (the "who" if you will) that makes your summary misleading also.
 
  by: n1m     10/25/2004 08:15 PM     
  @n1m  
 
Okay you have contributed a grand total of two articles since you joined in August of this year. That is hardly much of a contribution.

What you perhaps don't yet understand due to your newness to the site is that there is Hard News and Soft News. I put this article in the latter. There is a reference one can follow for details, and no rule that I need to spell out the kind of specifcs you are demanding.

I have passed this matter into the hands of the moderators to deal with. I suggest you learn more about the site before you start running your mouth and being a jerk.
 
  by: ZCT     10/25/2004 08:21 PM     
  Soft News Info for n1m  
   
  by: ZCT     10/25/2004 08:24 PM     
  *such* a baby nt  
 
this mean nt
 
  by: n1m     10/25/2004 08:26 PM     
  n1m  
 
are you another of HiSpace's mean personalities? You sound a lot like him.
 
  by: lurker     10/25/2004 08:39 PM     
  I'm starting to get  
 
the imression theres me, hispace, and six other people.
is anti israel back again yet or has he got bored of annoying us?
 
  by: Necralis   10/25/2004 11:23 PM     
  Yea!  
 
I'm one of the six! Whoo hooo! I'm not an alternate ego!
oh- and on the article- We'll gladly let Homer Simpson run the UK...
 
  by: redheadedwonder   10/25/2004 11:31 PM     
  @necralis  
 
Maybe there would be more than six people if people didn't gripe about stuff like mentioning the name of a magazine. ;)
 
  by: JFURY     10/26/2004 12:13 AM     
  I wasnt complaining  
 
and my comment was ment as a light hearted jest at people that either change name constantly or have several
 
  by: Necralis   10/26/2004 12:35 AM     
  I know nec ;)  
 
I'm with you on that one.
 
  by: JFURY     10/26/2004 12:41 AM     
  winking smiley  
 
didnt spot that first time round, I really should sleep.
 
  by: Necralis   10/26/2004 12:43 AM     
  dude  
 
Do you ever sleep? ;) 5 hour time difference and I always see you on!
 
  by: JFURY     10/26/2004 12:59 AM     
  He can be worst than Tony the pupet  
 
of King George the second.
 
  by: Big Pic   10/26/2004 07:17 AM     
  honestly  
 
not much

For the past few weeks I've been 2 hours asleep 10 awake, but I think I'm starting to crack, I've booked a week off work, I'll catch up on sleep, probably.
 
  by: Necralis   10/26/2004 02:23 PM     
 
 
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