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stev69
stev69

Thatcher love her or hate her, at least she had balls, which is more than I can say for the lilly livered jellyfish politicians we have now.

Also watching this I really don't get the appeal of Minecraft at all, looks crap.

lpool8
lpool8

should have a race to see if you can did down into hell before she gets there

moseph187
moseph187

Genius idea for a video had me cracking up! Maybe next time see if you can find a Falkland islands map for battlefield and you could turn this into a series about Maggie's political career.

Scorpion1813
Scorpion1813

Way too soon! They haven't even had the funeral yet!

WeWerePirates
WeWerePirates

Margaret Thatcher vs. mining! This is probably the only opportunity for it to be vaguely topical in Mine Craft's life time.

CUDGEdave
CUDGEdave

"Margaret on the guillotine" would have been a great background music track...

Jonno621
Jonno621

People die - a lot better people than her, too. I highly doubt her relatives are going to watch this either so yeah. FUNNY STUFF. 

johnnyauau
johnnyauau

@dannyodwyer Uh what makes you want to do this? The best and worse female prime minister already died from a stroke. Perhaps this video is suppose to ease our tension for her? Anyway, I hate anyone who owns a pony when they were growing up. ("The Pony Remark" "Seinfeld").

Twin-Blade
Twin-Blade

Come on now. I understand the hate, but hate privately and have some respect for the dead.

Kawaii_Uguu
Kawaii_Uguu

So...

David Cameron says she was a patriotic person and saved the country. Well then how come it only costs a few euros to get a train ticket up and down some European country, but then in Britain it costs hundreds of pounds? How come the trains aren't on time in Britain? 

Thatcher ruined the country, and I am pretty disgusted she's getting the same funeral as royalty gets. She was an evil, evil bitch. I laugh when women say she was a rolemodel to women everywhere. If all women were like Thatcher, the world would come to and end.

And remember the fallen on the Belgrano. She was also a murderer, and she was a racist. May she rot in hell. She did irreparable damage.

ZachBobBob
ZachBobBob

This was the funniest thing. EVER.

KnightSparda
KnightSparda

C'mon gamespot... just make danny the new boss :)

realiamnot
realiamnot

That was possibly one of the greatest things i've seen on gamespot.

PcGamingRig
PcGamingRig

Classic. Keep the good shows up guys.

Conan1985
Conan1985

@stev69 Not at all, she was just as Cameron is now, a complete idiot who thinks the private sector is going to come and save us all. Its her fault all of the British industry is gone and our economy was totally based on financial services. Now that's went bust and we have nothing to fall back on. Only southern English people seem to like her. Funny that..

Dannystaples14
Dannystaples14

@stev69 It is. It is also ridiculously addictive but in a bad way.

You mine for ages for diamonds so you can make a diamond pick axe to find more diamonds. Other than that you just build shit.

stev69
stev69

@raweewat I know rite, its so unlike governments to tax their constituents.

dannyodwyer
dannyodwyer staff

@Twin-Blade No hate involved, I just wanted to understand how the British miners felt. Now I do. Terrified about suicide Thatchers.

s2i2p2i2o
s2i2p2i2o

@Twin-Blade Why? I never got that "respect for the dead"- thing. Michael Jacksson alive = pedophile. Michael Jacksson dead = saint! I know you didn't talk about Michael Jackson, but that was the best example I could think of atm.

stev69
stev69

@Kawaii_Uguu Mate the Belgrano was a warship that had orders to engage British shipping and while heading in a westerly direction at the time of the encounter with the Conqueror, its ultimate destination was a rendezvous with allied shipping within the exclusion zone. The Captain of the Belgrano Hector Bonzo corroborated this information. Educate yourself.

Ultimately the Belgrano was a legitimate target, which is also the belief of the Argentinian admiralty.

2311gt
2311gt

@Kawaii_Uguu A few euros? You ought to try come visiting Scandinavia. See how you'd enjoy our train pices. That's not how economics work.

philwade
philwade

@sexyweapons She deserved no respect,as she showed absolutley none to anyone else...

stev69
stev69

@Dannystaples14 @stev69 Sounds like a lot of the crap web browser games that are popping up like a rash, most of them are crap shallow and obvious cash cows, but people find them addictive.

raweewat
raweewat

@stev69 @raweewat except the poll tax is a bullshit, unfair tax that only the far right thinks is a good idea

stev69
stev69

@dannyodwyer Yeah right, as a paddy I expect you would have been gutted to see the back of her. This article is practically pissing on her grave.

Got no love or hate for the woman or her politics, but don't come the innocent.

2311gt
2311gt

@sexyweapons  I agree this is quite disrespectful, especially they way it's presented by an official GS representative so shortly after her death. Way to go facilitating an open and educated forum GS! 

And @philwade  what the hell is that supposed to mean? She was democratically elected PM, serving 2 following re-elections, and who's still being revered as a saviour of the british economy by some.

Dannystaples14
Dannystaples14

@stev69 Yeah totally. Just look at any video on youtube and it is literally a time sink for doing absolutely nothing of any value. I mean if you have friends who play it, it could be a decent place to socialise and have a laugh but other than that.

raweewat
raweewat

@stev69@raweewatFair or not depends on its impact on the distribution of income, whether it's progressive or regressive taxation. Council tax isn't very fair because the capital value of a property might not correctly reflect a person's wealth, but it sure as hell is better than poll tax at least. Unless you're one of those people who thinks taxation in general is just wrong.

stev69
stev69

@raweewat @stev69 Road tax is unfair, tv licensing is unfair council tax is unfair, on top of PAYE, not to mention however many other taxes are out there. We getting screwed over left right and center never mind just on the far right lol.

Scorpion1813
Scorpion1813

@s2i2p2i2o

People "respectfully" don't talk about it while the person is alive, but as soon as they die, it's like people think it is all-of-a-sudden no longer disrespetful.

People should have some balls to say things about others while that person is still around to hear it, and under certain circumstances, may be able to change something for the better.

s2i2p2i2o
s2i2p2i2o

@Mega_Loser @s2i2p2i2o Soo what you're saying is that as soon a a person dies we should forgive them everything they've done and never mention the bad things ever again ?

Apastron
Apastron

@dannyodwyer This comment is a perfect example of why gamers have a bad reputation in the media.  "We don't have to be serious or respectful, it's just a game!"

philwade
philwade

@2311gt @sexyweapons @philwade Yes by some,by others she will be remebered for destroying the manusfacturing industry,closing mines and killing Argentine naval officers trying to retreat.Not to mention her disastrous handling of the Northern Ireland situation and Hillsborough.. But you are quite right,i take back everything i said..