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SkulBlaker

Haha, I'm not saying he's slow due to being JW just that he's ridiculously slow, and the fact that I'm slow is saying something. Each to their own with regards to religion in my view, I don't believe in any of it, think it causes more issues than resolves them but again that's my view on it.

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Leeds

Well, if the owner of gardiner is one, he's doing something right!!

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Diwrnach
Well, if the owner of gardiner is one, he's doing something right!!

Not sure how the two are connected really.

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Dave B

Bit of an irrelevant thread really

I'm sure even a muslim could work out how to use a squeegee:laugh:

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David K
Bit of an irrelevant thread really

I'm sure even a muslim could work out how to use a squeegee:laugh:

Hear you mate !;)

Its Like if you believe in god then you must be unable to do a decent days of work , or run Any kinda business .

Its not Like somebody comes along every Month and pay Our Bills .. "Run or be runover " same game as anybody else . :)

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Dave B

I personally am an atheist and have my own opinion of religion but each to their own

I did a lot of work in the past for a company near bishops Stortford run and staffed by Plymouth Brethren

It's not my cup of tea but i can tell you they never messed about with payment etc and always treated me right and i still speak to a couple of them now when i am up that way

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TolishAPurd

Not in anyway trying to start a religious debate or anything, but this is just an observation I have made for almost all the religious people I have worked for. They are often the most awkward, and least trusting people. Seems paradoxical buts its just what I have encountered. They are not the sort to just dash out of the house and pay you while you are half way round. They want to make sure you have finished the job first. One particular one that comes to mind has just been ditched.

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Dave B

The brethren guys who i worked for are straight as a die

They expect what they ask for but treat them properly and they pay promptly and don't mess you about

The warehouse they run they pay quarterly profit share bonus

The guys i know who work there got 3k each the other quarter

That's 12k a year in bonuses

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Taxlossloz
The brethren guys who i worked for are straight as a die

They expect what they ask for but treat them properly and they pay promptly and don't mess you about

The warehouse they run they pay quarterly profit share bonus

The guys i know who work there got 3k each the other quarter

That's 12k a year in bonuses

Agreed I work for a few brethren and they recommend you to their friends families - all of them sound as a pound - except I have to turn radio down as they don't want kids to here bad stuff - which is fair enough

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Dave B

They don't listen to radio. .watch tv..read anything not written by them..

Must be dead boring working in the warehouse..i just used to clean a lot of their windows..

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Eclipse
They don't listen to radio. .watch tv..read anything not written by them..

Must be dead boring working in the warehouse..i just used to clean a lot of their windows..

What have you been reading?

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Dave B

I am talking from experience of working and talking with these guys

Not jw's

Plymouth Brethren..had a deep proper talk with some of them and discussed it all

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Dave B

This is from a telegraph article about them

 

 

The Plymouth Brethren was started by law student John Nelson Darby in the early 1800s after he broke away from the Anglican Church in Ireland. A gathering in Plymouth, Devon, in 1832, gave the sect its name, but 10 years later, the group itself split into 'Exclusive Brethren' and 'Open Brethren' - the former being much stricter.

 

A relative of Jennings's taught at an Exclusive Brethren school and the director used him to build a clearer picture of life behind closed Brethren doors.

 

"I found out loads of little details," Jennings says. "The Exclusive Brethren shun pretty much everything that could be a distraction from serving God, including television, film, literature and pop music. They are not whacky, but they do take their beliefs very seriously and follow a strict moral code.

 

"When I was growing up in the 1980s, video and computers hadn't saturated our lives like they have now. It must be much harder to 'opt out' these days. You'd be constantly battling against the evils the rest of us indulge in.

 

"There are quite a lot of ex-Brethren, casualties I suppose, families that have been pulled apart. Once you've left that's it: if your family are still in the Brethren you're not allowed contact with them."

 

One example is David (not his real name), 56, who left the Exclusive Brethren in the early 1970s after a new leader began introducing stricter rules. The leader's behaviour also raised alarm bells.

 

"In my first 10 years the Brethren were a happy group," David says. "Friends and relatives who were non-Brethren were allowed to stay with us and we could eat with them, but in the early 1960s an American named Jim Taylor forced his way to the top and began 'separation'."

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Guest boarcity

sounds like weird bastards

 

iv jus remembered yrs ago a neighbour of mine joined the JW . hed been on his own with 2 kids after a marriage breakdown. spose he was lonely , the JW found him, got him a new wife within weeks a good looker but deaf

 

,kids hated her but came round and they was soon heading to the kingdom hall in the smart clothes like all the rest. sold his soul so to speak. just my opinion

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Diwrnach

I find people who are religious are good despite religion not because of it.

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jimmyboots

My Sister and brother in law are Jehovah's Witnesses.

My Brother in law is a Window Cleaner. I got him into it around 20 years ago. We work together for 1 day every month, just doing a couple of roads that we share for the crack.

We have had many meaningful conversations obviously, but he is just a normal hard working window cleaner. He knows a few other window cleaners in his congregation too. Apparently it fits well into their lifestyle.

He doesn't do well with Christmas tips as he wont accept them, but says he will accept a straight tip.

I clean windows for 1 JW couple who actually tip me around February as they said to me they Don't celebrate Christmas but still like to tip, which I thought was nice.

 

To all of you who Don't believe in God....You can bet your arses you will on your death bed :D:D

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Danfire

Since we got rid of our emergency catering wagon we have volunteers turn up at large incidents and serve up tea, coffee, Mars bars etc....The Plymouth Bretheren have been doing this for quite a while now, some of their women are pretty hot....anyone know what their policy is on sex with a married man?

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Dave B

Where my mate works in the warehouse run by Plymouth Brethren they get the good bonus i mentioned but also they have lunch (sandwhich of choice, muffin or fruit and crisps ) delivered for every employee daily which I think is a nice touch

They won't eat with the non brethren though as they won't break bread with non believers but all staff get fed at lunchtime

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SkulBlaker

Don't believe in Gods of any shape and form but fair play to anyone who does, my wife and kids do, and I'm a great believer in each to their own. Won't be believing in them on my deathbed.

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Diwrnach
My Sister and brother in law are Jehovah's Witnesses.

My Brother in law is a Window Cleaner. I got him into it around 20 years ago. We work together for 1 day every month, just doing a couple of roads that we share for the crack.

We have had many meaningful conversations obviously, but he is just a normal hard working window cleaner. He knows a few other window cleaners in his congregation too. Apparently it fits well into their lifestyle.

He doesn't do well with Christmas tips as he wont accept them, but says he will accept a straight tip.

I clean windows for 1 JW couple who actually tip me around February as they said to me they Don't celebrate Christmas but still like to tip, which I thought was nice.

 

To all of you who Don't believe in God....You can bet your arses you will on your death bed :D:D

I was on my death bed when I was 28 and when I was 19, the first was with a heart attack, the second I would rather not say why, at neither time did a magical sky wizard pop into my head.

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Jake
I was on my death bed when I was 28 and when I was 19, the first was with a heart attack, the second I would rather not say why, at neither time did a magical sky wizard pop into my head.

 

Forgive me If this is too personal @Diwrnach but is you heart ok now? Do you ever worry about it happening again?

 

Sorry to hear about it, I've been through some crazy health issues as well

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Neil nowdownunder

Well I can't resist this one. I just have to pipe up.

I'm now 45 years old. For 43 of those years I was an atheist. The mere mention of the name "Jesus" used to make me cringe inside. I could not even step inside a church I felt so uncomfortable near them.

I went on an Alpha course (discuss the meaning of life from a Christian perspective). I thought I'd have some good arguments with "those Christians". Never in my life did I ever conceive what would happen to me.

Here's my story...

http://www.alpha.org/journal/stories/117

 

I found the reality that Jesus IS real with a very personal encounter (my story on the link above). We are all guilty of mocking him, but how many of us have ever actually made the time and done some serious research on Jesus. Plenty of evidence out there, but everyone is too busy in their daily lives to consider the biggest question of all. What happens after this?

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Diwrnach

There is no evidence, none, feeling him in your heart or something similar is not proof, there is in fact a hell of a lot of proof he didn't exist, the fact is he didn't exist, he is a fabrication, 100%, as Mr Hawkins puts it religion is for people afraid of the dark, when we die, we die, that is it, nothing "happens".

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Diwrnach
Forgive me If this is too personal @Diwrnach but is you heart ok now? Do you ever worry about it happening again?

 

Sorry to hear about it, I've been through some crazy health issues as well

I was 28 when it happened, I just get on with it, I have done everything they said I never would, I was told I would never lift anything heavy I can now deadlift 200kg, squat similar, I do worry at times about it but worry doesn't help anything, just have to get on with it.

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Jake

Lol dirwnach there is plenty of proof Jesus lived mate, weather you believe he's god or not that's fine, but he was a real person,

 

You can't feel gravity, but you know it's there, you can't see oxygen, but you know it's there,

 

I can't help but feel like you've had a really bad expierence with religion ?

 

Im not arguing with you by the way, but you do need to look at both sides of the story sometimes, I appreciate you hate religion, that's fine, but your by far he most hostile towards it...

 

Anyway, glad your heart is better, it's not nice being ill

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