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    Exclamation Bill Gates to be knighted

    I cant believe it Bill Gates to get knighthood..
    Something wrong there! The british government cowtowing to big business again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blitzen
    When I say go, both walk in the opposite direction for 10 paces, draw handbags, then bitch-slap each other!

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    BLAH BLAH BLAH, RANT RANT RANT!!!!

    That's just as stupid as giving Johnny Wilkinson an OBE for winning the Rugby World Cup when it was the whole team!

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    I'm not a fan of Mr Gates, I think he's the living embodiment of corporate greed and capitalism gone mad.

    I'd give him a lead aspirin.

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    He, and his business plan is a fine example to all of us! There is no doubting how successful he has been though

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    in all fairness his business has led to a revolution in the way people work and has saved busnesses (in the uk) millions and millions of pounds. he fully deserves it imo
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    I disagree... People who save people's lives should be knighted, like surgeons and people who do heroic stuff and put their lives on the line to save others like firemen and rescue workers and stuff.

    Businessmen (or women) no matter how good they do should not be rewarded with even more than they already have by being knighted too... All he does is sit in a comfy chair watching the billions roll in and give a tiny percent of his money to charity every now and again (and his tiny percent just happens to be more then some can give to charity in 10 of their lifetimes)!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raz306
    He, and his business plan is a fine example to all of us! There is no doubting how successful he has been though
    There's a fine line between success and global domination at all costs though.
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    When I say go, both walk in the opposite direction for 10 paces, draw handbags, then bitch-slap each other!

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    Another encouragement to rampant capitalism, fantastic. Oh wow, 2000 people employed via M$, that's *such* an achievement, I wonder how many people have been made jobless through M$'s business practises..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stoo


    Another encouragement to rampant capitalism, fantastic. Oh wow, 2000 people employed via M$, that's *such* an achievement, I wonder how many people have been made jobless through M$'s business practises..
    yeah - threatened by teams of Microsloth lawyers for daring to market a product that might compete with the mighty Windows..

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    lmfao Skii, nice way to put it
    does seem abit odd, knowing our government they are proberly doing it because they hope bill will invest more in the UK etc lol.

    Seen the other thing with microsoft Vs the kid? thats good to www.mikerowesoft.com - MS tried to sue becuase the names were too similar.

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    No way should Tony give Billy a knighthood, they should be reserved for people doing something that takes courage. People like firmen, nurses and policemen. Give them all knighthoods, could use it as another reason not to pay them a decent wage. We could save a fortune on public spending.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flibb
    No way should Tony give Billy a knighthood, they should be reserved for people doing something that takes courage. People like firmen, nurses and policemen. Give them all knighthoods, could use it as another reason not to pay them a decent wage. We could save a fortune on public spending.
    Flibb
    My sentiments exactly!! Mr Gates probably just bought it off him though...

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    I think we may be overlooking a key issue here - someone's found a way to get millimetres away from Billy Boy's neck - with a SWORD! Cunning or what...?

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    I don't know whether this has been covered already, but why on earth are people who aren't even British getting a British commendation of honour (or whatever it is now)?

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    There's pretty ample precedent - honorary knighthoods have always been a way of honouring foreign nationals who it's felt have contributed to British society/economics etc.

    Dwight Eisenhower's a good example.

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