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We're gonna shake London once again - 30th November - everyone should come! Watch

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    Don't mind the word "peaceful" - it's gonna be hot there!
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    If it isn't peaceful, all you will see is people smashing things up in the media.
    Then you turn the debate from 'fee's are bad' to 'smashing things up is bad'.

    It ruins the message entirely, and you should be ashamed for even suggesting you're going to deface/'heat up' public or private property.

    Just another t%@t who doesn't even understand the issue. Just looking to cause some "anarchy".
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    These protests are getting annoying now.
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    Those poor bus stops...
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    I don't see what the logic behind using violence is. You can get people's attention without it through sheer numbers. However you are much less likely to change anybody's mind if you're resorting to smashing things up.
    If anything, causing damage to public property just makes things worse as somebody has to pay for the damage at the end of the day, and the government's motivation for the changes is to save money.
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    What's that in the sky? is it a bird? is it a plane? NO IT'S A ****ING FIRE EXTINGUISHER :zomg:
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    (Original post by Panda Vinnie)
    What's that in the sky? is it a bird? is it a plane? NO IT'S A ****ING FIRE EXTINGUISHER :zomg:
    Next time I'll be there, pushing the knobs throwing things off the roof.
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    This is how the regular taxpayer views immature student antics:

    "So the students hit the streets.
    People I pay for, smashing up things I pay for, while asking me to pay more.

    Something is not right there."
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    (Original post by Bunkd)
    This is how the regular taxpayer views immature student antics:

    "So the students hit the streets.
    People I pay for, smashing up things I pay for, while asking me to pay more.

    Something is not right there."
    It seems i've run out of rep.
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    Fire extinguishers at the ready...
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    (Original post by Linweth)
    These protests are getting annoying now.
    I agree. I really dont know how anyone who is at uni actually has time to go to these protests anyway. Isn't this like the 3rd or fourth one now?

    The problem is that by doing this, you're giving ALL students a bad name.
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    (Original post by Bunkd)
    This is how the regular taxpayer views immature student antics:

    "So the students hit the streets.
    People I pay for, smashing up things I pay for, while asking me to pay more.

    Something is not right there."
    If the older generation aren't willing to contribute towards my education after they benefited from free state education themselves, I don't see why I should be willing to contribute towards their healthcare or pensions when I graduate and am a higher-rate tax payer thanks to my degree.

    It works both ways.

    Thankfully, I believe a lot of taxpayers are not too selfish to sympathise with students.
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    (Original post by tbm)
    I agree. I really dont know how anyone who is at uni actually has time to go to these protests anyway. Isn't this like the 3rd or fourth one now?

    The problem is that by doing this, you're giving ALL students a bad name.
    Yes, being politically involved and protesting against political issue gives students a bad name.

    Do you think before you type?
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    Please don't literally, we can do without a make belief Earthquake in London mmk?
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    And I look forward to seeing any violent protesters beaten by the police. You realise being violent will just cause the police to do what they did last time and hold you back rather than letting you march?

    Also from what I have heard the government is just getting annoyed, judging by some of the morons that have been interviewed its pretty clear they do not understand the system that will be brought in. There were even morons protesting fees in general? Why try and blame that on the tories go trash Labour's HQ.
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    (Original post by aeonflux)
    If the older generation aren't willing to contribute towards my education after they benefited from free state education themselves, I don't see why I should be willing to contribute towards their healthcare or pensions when I graduate and am a higher-rate tax payer thanks to my degree.

    It works both ways.

    Thankfully, I believe a lot of taxpayers are not too selfish to sympathise with students.
    The protesters have no political support you realise? Ed miliband may be banging on about socialism and how bad a fee rise is yet is going to bring in a Grad tax if he is elected that will put students in a far worse postion
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    (Original post by aeonflux)
    If the older generation aren't willing to contribute towards my education after they benefited from free state education themselves, I don't see why I should be willing to contribute towards their healthcare or pensions when I graduate and am a higher-rate tax payer thanks to my degree.

    It works both ways.

    Thankfully, I believe a lot of taxpayers are not too selfish to sympathise with students.
    What do you mean 'older generation?' Plenty of young people pay tax too, including myself, and I paid for my university education.

    Also, these are not peaceful protests. I am sure there must be much better ways of getting the message across that doesnt involve trashing offices and police vans, hurting police officers and putting people in danger. Yes, you must be really proud of yourselves. :rolleyes: You're not exactly helping things, are you.
 
 
 
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