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Oh dear Ann Post ! i'm going to have to explain a joke now.

John Magnier and JP McManus were big shareholders in Man Utd FC.
Magnier co-owned the horse w/ Fergie.
in 2003 they fell out over Ferguson's share of the horse and Alex made
the biggest mistake of his life taking legal action against Magnier.

to get to the point - then the two rich Irish horse racing, feck-all-tax-paying
pricks turned the screw on Ferguson and sold their shares to the Glazer family.
but the Glazer's didn't have enough money and took out huge loans secured
against the club to complete their takeover.

the club was saddled with huge debts on the Glazer's debt repayments
and they have run the club into the ground. MUFC have had increasingly little
success on the pitch, despite the club having huge revenue and the only people
who have benefited are the owners.
the Glazer's are despised by Man Utd fans.

NB:
if Ferguson had not fallen out with two major shareholders over the horse
the Glazer's would not have taken over the club.

why deals like the Glazer takeover are allowed to happen i don't know...

same happened at Liverpool :
Hicks and Gillett were even worse owners and were legally forced to sell the
club when they ran out money.
Man Utd fans going to war tonight with the Glazer's and CEO Ed Woodward.
#SackWoodward no. 1 trending on twitter.

Woodward's latest fuck up on transfer market is still not having finalized the signing
of Bruno Fernandes after being on the verge of completion for weeks.
seems like they are trying to negotiate a few million off fee for a lad who is going to
cost about £60 million.
they've done this before and lost the player(s).

i should be enjoying their misery but good on Gary Neville and the supporters they
have to do this and keep it up.
also a lovely poem about the club hierarchy by MUFC fan -

" Build a bonfire
Put the Glazer's on the top
Put Woodward in the middle
And we'll burn the fucking lot "
Manchester United Fans Appear To Be Throwing Flares At Ed Woodward's House
Ed Woodward: Man Utd executive vice-chairman's home comes under attack

A 'mob' of Man Utd fans showed up at Ed Woodward's house and launched
flares at it tonight.
'shocking' says The Sun, 'unwarranted' says a MUFC press release and
'disturbing news' says Sky Sports News presenter who announced it on air.

i'll leave that nonsense talk to the amateurs. the fucker wasn't even in the
house. it was empty. the greedy bastard isn't that stupid.

Supporters can't get rid of the Glazer's but Woodward, who has been working
for Glazer's since before the 2005 takeover he helped facilitate, is much more
vulnerable and firmly in the fans sights.

i wouldn't inflict the 'shocking, disturbing, unwarranted' Woodward and the
Glazer's on anyone.

if you don't like it resign Ed.
fair play to the simple loyal football fans for showing how to deal with rich
unanswerable pricks.
hope he has to sell the house at a hefty loss.

Man Utd in action at Man City Wednesday (League Cup semi MUFC lost first leg
3-1 at home).
 

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think this might be fake the more i read the follow ups but if it's not then yikes

Yeah honestly I haven't been able to stop thinking about this since i read it. The OP posts further in the replies, which are in the thread there, and it just gets more terrifying. She needs to get the fuck out of that house, now.
 

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I was on a plane in the states years ago that did something similar AND IT WAS FUCKING TERRIFYING. didn't actually touch the ground, but came very close. turned out there had been another plane on the runway, so for the best really.
 

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Apparently there was a plane went across the Atlantic a day or two back that set a new speed record for a transatlantic crossing by a non-supersonic aircraft because it had storm ciara blowing it all the way, ha
 

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Where does that 300 mill go? Actor's salaries? It can't be on the salaries of the scores of VFX artists who work on it as they generally get paid pittance.
 

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Where does that 300 mill go? Actor's salaries? It can't be on the salaries of the scores of VFX artists who work on it as they generally get paid pittance.
Wages
Equipment rental
Vehicle rental
Space rental
Insurance
Administrative costs.
Consultants
Media transfer storage
a ton of PR
Loads more stuff

take your pick
 

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Mad Max Fury Road - Budget $150 million shot largely on location using fleets of extras, stuntmen, sets, vehicles, on camera vfx and elaborate pyrotechnics

Justice League - Budget $300 million - shot largely with green screen/studio sets and vfx added in post. Doesn't add up?

I suppose Justice League had multiple global locations whereas Mad Max was shot largely in the Australian desert...
 

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Mad Max Fury Road - Budget $150 million shot largely on location using fleets of extras, stuntmen, sets, vehicles, on camera vfx and elaborate pyrotechnics

Justice League - Budget $300 million - shot largely with green screen/studio sets and vfx added in post. Doesn't add up?

I suppose Justice League had multiple global locations whereas Mad Max was shot largely in the Australian desert...
The CGI always comes in at some incomprehensively insane number like 100 grand every 5 seconds doesn't it?
 

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Mad Max Fury Road - Budget $150 million shot largely on location using fleets of extras, stuntmen, sets, vehicles, on camera vfx and elaborate pyrotechnics

Justice League - Budget $300 million - shot largely with green screen/studio sets and vfx added in post. Doesn't add up?

I suppose Justice League had multiple global locations whereas Mad Max was shot largely in the Australian desert...
shooting in the outback is dirt cheap.

shooting all Over the world (sung to the sound status quo’s rocking all over the world) is very expensive.
That and CGI is mad (max) money
 

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