Proof That Our Parents Wanted To Kill Us!Anyone born up to the mid 1980’s can remember a favorite toy that, looking back, makes you want to say: “What the hell were my parents thinking?!” Now, I am not talking about obviously dangerous “toys” like M 80s, BB Guns, Swiss Army Pocket Knives and Cherry Bombs. What I am thinking about are toy products that were advertised and sold with the best of intentions. I know there are a lot more toys I could have listed but, short of writing a book, I thought it best to list a few of my personal favorites..
Next, I always recommend our clients start out with very simple lead scoring rules. Start off overvaluing the no brainer activities (request a quote, register for an event) and stay away from simple browsing activity. The less complex at the start, the better.
An unemployed eccentric from a small Scottish village who lives alone with her cat, Pebbles? A 47 year old clad in an unflattering taupe housedress who claims not only that she’s never been married, but that she’s never been kissed? “This?” they’re silently guffawing, “This woman thinks she’s got a snowball’s chance in hell of becoming a professional singer?”The set up is cruel: a collection of spliced together clips of Boyle making doddering, off colour comments, snarky tween audience members rolling their eyes and the Britain’s Got Talent judges addressing the self proclaimed singer as though she’s a recent escapee from a mental institution. We’ve seen this character in similar competitions before, most recently in the guise of delusional drama queen Tatiana del Toro on this season of American Idol. This character is usually painfully misguided and sorely lacking in skill.
Sajid Javiddescribed his shock at discovering the scale of the danger posed by paedophiles on the internet. Mr Javid said: “It was when I visited the National Crime Agency’s Child Exploitation Online Protection Command that the full horror of the scale and evolving nature of child sexual abuse was really brought home to me.Crime agency boss vows to make UK for fraudstersThe new head of the Serious Fraud Office has vowed to make Britain an “inhospitable place” for the “world’s most sophisticated criminals” as she promised to bring Chicago style law enforcement to this country. Lisa Osofsky, a former US prosecutor, said she would be “a different kind of director” at the SFO and would adopt “proactive” tactics to fight off attempts by criminals to exploit volatility in Britain’s already “buzzing” markets.