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General Chat Thread, oi, bawbag! in General; BBC News - Storms start to thrash Scotland http://entertainment.stv.tv/opinion/286086-scotlands-hurricane-bawbag-raises-twitter-storm-the-top-reactions Seems a bit of wind and rain back home.. And here ...
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    oi, bawbag!

    BBC News - Storms start to thrash Scotland

    http://entertainment.stv.tv/opinion/286086-scotlands-hurricane-bawbag-raises-twitter-storm-the-top-reactions

    Seems a bit of wind and rain back home..

    And here was me going to compain about all the rain we are having here in sydney in summer, the coldest, wettest summer in 60 years...

    Is it related????
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    la nina?

    global warming?

    the 2012 predictions??

    or just pretty rubbish weather all round the world!!

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    I think it's directly related to the economic hardship.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dwhyte85 View Post
    I think it's directly related to the economic hardship.
    So what have the Twitterati had to say about Hurricane Bawbag? Here’s some of the top Tweets, which we’ll be adding to throughout the day. Feel free to add your own below (or let me know on Twitter):

    “American hurricane namers are lazy. They pick easy ones like "George" and "Kate". Only in Scotland could they come up with #HurricaneBawbag” pazpaz

    “If everyin in Scotland breathes in at the right time then aw the wind ul be gone- simple. #garysaysthehingsthatotherswinny” @GaryTANK

    “Women in Burnside forced not to wear jammie troosers and Uggs to go to shops by #hurricanebawbag #scotstorm” thismortalcoyle

    “BREAKING: #scotstorm is rated as "awfally blowie" on the Wee Wifie scale. The WW scale runs from "huffin" tae "haud oantae ma breeks" :-)” coilleduine

    “Good news, #hurricanebawbag has been downgraded to Scrotum Storm.” Martinbigpigmor

    “Panic buying caused by #hurricanebawbag has resulted in shelves being stripped bare of Irn Bru, Pot Noodles and Green Rizzlas” Pols80

    “would love to hear an American weather reporter with a southern drawl reporting on Scotland's very own #Hurricanebawbag.” SeanBellphoto

    “The wind's not that bad, it's just the noise of it going through the trees that makes it sound worse. Chop down the trees, problem solved.” DaftLimmy

    “Just passed a guy wrestling with a golf umbrella. Clearly with all the transport disruption he's planning on air travel #hurricanebawbag” Pols80

    “The only way tae deal wi' #hurricanebawbag Standin in ma shorts and t-shirt, arms oot wide, shoutin "COME AHEAD YA DOBBER!!" S*** itself!!” nitejohnboy

    “#ItMakesMeHappyWhen the Scots get worldwide recognition for something other than bagpipes and haggis. Let's hear it for #HurricaneBawbag” pazpaz

    “We can't stop giggling at the fact that #hurricanebawbag is trending worldwide *so proud*” Taste of Glasgow

    “Would LOVE to see @SeanBattySTV refer to the winds as #hurricanebawbag when he does the weather later!” thomasmckellar

    ". . . Dear Embra, Here huv aw oor discarded crisp pokes. Yours as ayeways, Glasgow. . . . #HurricaneBawbag" ScotsRon

    "My only concern is that Fox and CNN will think it's actually called #HurricaneBawbag and report it directly as such. Och, maybe they should." ChristopherHarv

    "You can't beat Aldi pot-noodle-alike Snack Pots for snowed-in survival food. I laugh at #hurricanebawbag" jearle

    Update - 1:47pm

    "It cannae be that bad. There's still wee men in bunnets sparkin up outside pubs the length o Leith Walk. #hurricanebawbag" MediaCom_Murray

    "Only Scottish people would get #hurricanebawbag trending. You may take our garden furniture, but you'll never take our patter!" MairiMcKay

    "Just saw a guy in Tesco wearing bermuda shorts. #hurricanebawbag" NickMitchell

    "The Wicked Witch of the Clyde was just crushed by a flying council house and Dorothy-Marie Gale pinched her Reeboks." LiamDrydenEtc

    "BREAKING: Slight smell of dust burning across Scotland as third bars on electric fires are sparked up. #hurricanebawbag" charleslavery

    "Slightly worried my Nissan Figarow is going to take off like Budgie the Helicopter in this weather" STVLaura

    "Hurricane Bawbag Update: A plant pot has fallen over in Airdrie. An eye witness retold the horror "it pure went sideways"" TracerTong

    "You know its windy when the water in the toilet is jigglin' aboot" Filmoar

    "I've had to switch the lights on! In the daytime! The humanity! #hurricanebawbag" lesmondine

    "the news of #hurricanebawbag is making me miss Edinburgh. Only Scotland could make me miss a place most when being hit by a hurricane." otherjamesgray

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    @zerohour is up there somewhere whats it like?

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    lol!!!! They're brilliant!

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    "Hurricane Bawbag Update: A plant pot has fallen over in Airdrie. An eye witness retold the horror "it pure went sideways"" TracerTong


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    Pure went sideways lolololol

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    Now am feeling homesick!!!!! Just sat here at my desk in stitches laughing!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by RabbieBurns View Post
    “The only way tae deal wi' #hurricanebawbag Standin in ma shorts and t-shirt, arms oot wide, shoutin "COME AHEAD YA DOBBER!!" S*** itself!!” nitejohnboy
    I love this one, reminds me of Billy and his Shuggy stories.

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    Quote Originally Posted by somabc View Post
    Eh hem. 2 above :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by TechMonkey View Post
    Eh hem. 2 above :P
    Sorry did not click on your link! doh!

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