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Auschwitz and Hitler in one week

Discussion in 'The Front Room' started by Tom, Mar 21, 2005.

  1. Tom

    Tom FH is my second home

    Interviewed an auschwitz survivor today. Very interesting chap, not exactly stories that you'd want to pass around, but I have immeasurable respect for somebody who can survive for 18 months in such a hellhole, and still raise a smile for the camera. He still had his tattoo - to him it was something to be proud of, to show people proof that the holocaust actually happened.

    He was rescued at the end of the war (very last day) by the Soviet army.

    On Wednesday, on a completely different programme, I'm in London with Harry Hill, a 90-odd year old cyclist who is getting some award from Bucks Palace to do with the olympic centenary. He shook hands with Hitler in the 1936 olympics!

    What an odd coincidence. I'm really looking forward to what he has to say about Hitler.
     
  2. GekuL

    GekuL Fledgling Freddie

    What are the chances of that happening ey!






    (hehe, had to say it)
     
  3. Will

    Will /bin/su Staff member Moderator

    Did I see you on the touchline for the England v. Scotland* rugby game, Tom?


    Anyone mentioning the kick-in that Scotland received will get a one day ban.
     
  4. Lazarus

    Lazarus Part of the furniture


    what kick-in?


    seriously - not a rugby fan. Wondering wot u are on (about)
     
  5. Gray

    Gray Part of the furniture

    Scotland get a lot of kick-ins from England in Rugby and Football, wheres the difference :p
     
  6. Tom

    Tom FH is my second home

    Nah, was at Bolton v Norwich (not a bad match tbh).
     
  7. Moving Target

    Moving Target Fledgling Freddie

  8. old.Tohtori

    old.Tohtori FH is my second home

    Not being in any way nazi colaborator or anything, but have to say that rising from a kicked out art student to a "third reicht" leader is worth atleast a pat on the back.

    He just went in a "bit" of a wrong direction there... *cough*
     
  9. Will

    Will /bin/su Staff member Moderator

    Laz : The first half was dismal. My gran can play better rugby.

    The second half was a bit more impressive though. At least it was an exciting match. :)
     
  10. fatbusinessman

    fatbusinessman Fledgling Freddie

    Definitely: the fact that he also managed to take a struggling nation and turn it into the controlling power of a large chunk of Europe is also worthy of respect. He was an impressive orator and an inspiring leader.

    He just also happened to be (to quote Izzard) "a genocidal fuckhead".
     
  11. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Can we get away from the "hitler was 98% ok" thing pls.
     
  12. Milkshake

    Milkshake Loyal Freddie

    Brilliant! Must use that insult :D
     
  13. old.Tohtori

    old.Tohtori FH is my second home

    I'd like to hear why it's a nono discssion...

    Just curious.
     
  14. Trem

    Trem That there, that's not me. Moderator

    It isn't until the politically correct spazmongs arrive.

    Hitler brought Germany back from the brink of bankruptcy. He was of course a psycho and had the worst moustache ever, but he was a clever bloke.

    Now back to rugby and why Scotland shouldn't play it......;)
     
  15. old.Tohtori

    old.Tohtori FH is my second home

    Ah. Thanks.

    Sure, scotland shouldn't play rugby because it takes too much time away from getting pished!! :D
     
  16. Trem

    Trem That there, that's not me. Moderator

    ...and food frying, such as deep fried melons, deep fried eggs and deep fried pie.
     
  17. jaba

    jaba Fledgling Freddie

    I still really want to try a deep fried mars bar! where can I find such a delicacy??
     
  18. Trem

    Trem That there, that's not me. Moderator

    Scotland of course.
     
  19. Brynn

    Brynn Can't get enough of FH

    go to glasgow and get something which name escapes me, but its a battered sausage wrapped in donner meat, and then deep fried. contains 1000 calories. And they advise you to only have one a week.

    but battered mars bars are gorgeous
     
  20. Mobius

    Mobius Can't get enough of FH

    Or Regens fish and chip shop in Whitton High Street. Its delicious but you really do feel filthy afterwards.
     
  21. Ormorof

    Ormorof Resident Freddy

    i had a deep fried mars bar once and felt really ill afterwards :(

    but then im hardly a fan of chocolate in any shape or form :p
     
  22. jaba

    jaba Fledgling Freddie

    I feel really filthy most of the time so I dont think that will matter too much :)
     

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