This Is Duuurbyshire

Thu, 11 August 2011

Reading the This Is Derbyshire web site, where the Derby Evening Telegraph hosts its online presence, is always frustrating. The articles are fine, don't get me wrong, but I have to worry about the demographic of the people who read it and then decide to post. Nine times out of ten, every comment gets some kind of brainless or argumentative response. Like this gem from today (names have been changed to protect the dumb)...

Original Post
"There was a crash involving two cars on raynesway in derby yesterday around 4-5pm, anyone know what happened?"

by Numpty1, August 10 2011, 3:41PM
"Think it was a car crash, couple of cars involved in the incident."
by Titter, August 10 2011, 4:03PM
"Lol @ Numpty1"
by Argle, Wednesday, August 10 2011, 4:20PM
"When did it happen and what time?"
by Numpty1, Wednesday, August 10 2011, 4:31PM
"Yesterday I think.... between 4-5pm or so."
by Durrrrr, Wednesday, August 10 2011, 5:14PM
"was it on raynesway by any chance?"
by MeIsDaChavvv, Wednesday, August 10 2011, 5:16PM
"So this car, yeah, it like went, vroom yeah, and then, yeah, it when hrhrrrrrrrrrr, yeah, then it bashed into anuferone, yeah.
Then both vehicles came to a halt and the drivers apologised to each other, before exchanging insurance details and rejoining the rush hour melee."
by GrammarMan, Wednesday, August 10 2011, 9:31PM
"It was a blu MG and grey Ford focus involved. It took me half an hour from the slip round from the tip to the roundabout at the top of Raynesway. Both cars had smashed front ends, and the police and ambulance were there. Both cars was facing the opposite direction to which they would have been travelling in..."

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