email your views to tellus@thisislondon.co.uk or log on to thisislondon.co.uk/chat MESSAGEBOARD 10 Thursday, 29 October 2009 London Lite I once offered my seat on a busy train to a girl I thought was pregnant. Turned out she was not! Just wanted to be teleported somewhere far, far away! Carl, SS1 Does anyone know where I can get a John and edward wig and red suit for Halloween?! Jedward, RM12 Do THe peeps in supermarkets who double-park and crash through junctions with their trolleys also drive to get there? Jeremy, GU22 Gary (Txts, Wed): I share your frustration. Im tempted to start hitting slow walkers and strolling tourists in the strand with my rolled- up copy of the Lite! Richie, SW17 Gary: as Gandhi said, There is more to life than increasing its speed! Fred T, RM12 J&L (Txts, Wed): dont know where you can get a deep-fried Mars bar in Bexley, but try the fish n chip shop in Welling. How far will you go for one? Secret Scot, TN9 J&L: want a battered Mars bar? Bring it to me, Ill knock the hell out of it for you. Neil, SW1 on DIsTrIcT line, group of lads taking turns to jump off at stations and strip naked before Tube door shuts! Dont look, SW15 eo (Txts, Wed): youve done well, finding the keys still in the front door in the morning, but I left door open with wife and two daughters upstairs all night! In Trouble, SG13 eo: drunk housemate once left our front door wide open all night, everyone was still alive and nothing stolen. Lucky, SW17 GorMLessLy standing outside southwark Tube with a-Z when nice man stopped to help me out. chivalry is not dead. Thank you, nice man. CJ, Hornchurch MeDIcIne WoMan (Txts, Wed): youve got a thing for medics? all the docs hang out at sun & Doves, coldharbour Lane behind Kings college Hospital on Fridays. Medicine Man, SE5 sHy (Txts, Wed): I think Im the one love tattooed guy from notting Hill and Im single. not sure who this nutter Taken is, who texted in yesterday. Drink? Fish, W1 WHos the guy from sure Men deodorant ad? Im hot Brazilian girl dying to meet you! Ana Maria, Enfield Fran (Txts, Tues): youre right, the gentleman has died. Women killed him off. Dave, W14 WHen I apply pressure to the underside of my jaw I get hiccups. anyone know why? Jono, SW18 sWeaTy DaVe (Txts, Mon): my eyelids and forehead sweat when I eat english mustard! not French, only english. Weird! True Brit, KT7 cycLIsT who shouted, Get out the effin road at Bank: if you got lights, a helmet and slowed down public would see you. Onosh, DA15 Should MPs be forced into an hour commute? I went to the premiere of this Is It and I loved it. It shows how great the real shows at the O2 would have been. It made me very sad to watch it and know that well never see Michael Jackson, pictured, again. Janice Byrne, London the world was robbed of a spectacular performance when Michael died so I will definitely be grabbing my chance to see it. Janet, London If JacksOn hadnt died, there never would have been a film like this. anyone who pays to see it needs sense knocking into them. Martin H, London BarBara WInDsor is right to jump ship now from eastenders rather than have her character involved in some implausible story line such as the current plot: Darren fathering Heathers baby. yuck! Goggs, London GooD to see John and edward lap up the fame while they can. The second theyre off The X Factor no one will remember who they are. Let them enjoy themselves -- youre only young once. Nikki, London Another thing ShouldCannabisbedowngraded?IsMoyleslosinghistouch? Will you see the new Jacko film? Getitoff your txtYour mobile moans To be considered for publication, texts must be submitted with name and address or postcode. Please restrict messages to 25 WORDS. Thanks. >>Text TELLUS to 65800 followed by a space and your messageeach text costs 25p plus standard network charges >>Text LL TELLUS to 65400 Terms apply. See thisislondon.co.uk/lite H OW absurd that its only now, thanks to standards watchdog Sir Christopher Kelly, that MPs who live within an h o u r s c o m m u t e o f Westminster could be denied a second home allowance. Theyre supposed to be our representatives -- so why shouldnt they commute just like the rest of us? Clement Attlee used to take the bus when he was prime minister. They should follow his example. L Singh, Lambeth There is no reason MPs shouldnt have to commute for up to an hour. As for working late, for most people it doesnt happen very often, but for those in high-pressure roles its part of the job. Id like to think that being an MP might be considered a high-pressure job. Bob, Cheam I regulArly see Vince Cable, my local MP, on the 8.09am from Twickenham to Waterloo, packed into cattle class like the rest of us. If a lib-Dem front bench spokes- man can commute for all these years Im sure other MPs can get the hang of it. If not, the voters can help them on their way. Paul, London NOW they have to com- mute with the rest of us, MPs have more incentive to give us decent trans- port. When there are dirty, over- crowded trains, they may want to provide decent train services. JK, Kent hOW they squeal when their snouts are pulled from the trough. Welcome to the real world, where real people have to get up pretty much before they go to bed in order to provide for their family. Jim, London hAVeNT M P s g o t their own offices? They can have fold-up beds for the late sessions. Paul, London STICK them in a B&B for the night. They would get a discount on group bookings. Sue, Kent Textpoll Q: Will post strike ruin your Christmas? OurlastresultShould men stand up for women on the Tube? YES 48% NO 52%*Texts charged at 50p plus your standard network rate. Terms and conditions apply. 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