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Pigged. What on earth is wrong with people?

Discussion in 'Personal' started by delmamerchant, Oct 11, 2017.

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  1. delmamerchant

    delmamerchant Established commenter

    I have just read a rather disturbing article about a young lady who met a chap whilst on holiday. She thought that they were in a relationship although they lived in different countries. Paid £350.00 for a flight from England to Amsterdam. Arrived at the airport and he was not their to meet her. Up until that point they had been communicating all of the time. She then finally heard from him telling her that she had been pigged! Some awful 21st century joke,

    http://www.independent.co.uk/life-s...erdam-meet-man-sophie-stevenson-a7990166.html

    I admire her for telling her story rather than going away and feeling ashamed.
     
  2. dunnocks

    dunnocks Star commenter

    nasty piece of work, i hope he feels totally ashamed and humiliated.
     
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  3. drvs

    drvs Star commenter

    That seems unlikely.
     
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  4. sparkleghirl

    sparkleghirl Star commenter

    She's a million times better than him, whoever he is.
     
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  5. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    £350 to get to Amsterdam, did she rent the entire plane for herself?
     
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  6. slingshotsally

    slingshotsally Star commenter

    Wow.

    That's abysmal behaviour.
     
  7. Dragonlady30

    Dragonlady30 Star commenter

    Correct me if I'm wrong, but do guys get fleeced in scams like this? One normally hears about women.:(
     
  8. Didactylos4

    Didactylos4 Star commenter

    Yes
    But the process isn't given such a derogatory name.
     
  9. zizzyballoon

    zizzyballoon Star commenter

    The man who did this is the pig- full of nasty swill and covered in muck. What a pathetic creep. The girl has had a lucky escape from him.
     
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  10. needabreak

    needabreak Star commenter

    It's possibly they keep very quiet about it out of embarrassment too.
     
  11. slingshotsally

    slingshotsally Star commenter

    There's an awful lot of loneliness in the world, and it's terrible that people would want to humiliate another for it.
     
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  12. Calpurnia99

    Calpurnia99 Star commenter

    That is low. What kind of sick **** would take pleasure in such a thing?
    I'd like to say I respect her for naming and shaming but I strongly suspect this spiteful sad little man wouldn't recognize shame if it moved next door.
    Hope something horrible happens to him.
     
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  13. elledriver

    elledriver Lead commenter

    He's getting full works including family death threats
     
  14. Laphroig

    Laphroig Lead commenter

    I want to hear his side of the story. Why is she spreading her embarrassment all over the media? She sounds needy.

    And yes, it happens to men. When I was in the RN, it was called grabbing a gronk. A friend was gronked at a summer ball, i.e. The delightful chap whispered in her ear that she'd been gronked. Quick as a flash, she told him he had been gronked, too. His face!
     
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  15. Calpurnia99

    Calpurnia99 Star commenter

    How long has this horrible - I'm not calling it a prank because thar suggests light-hearted mischief - maliciousness been going on? This is the first place I've heard of it.
     
  16. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    Er, he denies it and I have a sneaky feeling she's invented this. I don't know but there has been further journalistic investigation since this surfaced and he does deny it.

    I'm not taking sides on this.
     
  17. pickles124

    pickles124 Established commenter

  18. pickles124

    pickles124 Established commenter


    Gronked?! Is this a new word for the urban yoof dictionary?
     
  19. elledriver

    elledriver Lead commenter

    Why is Yehudi Moszkowicz not credible?
     
  20. pickles124

    pickles124 Established commenter

    I'm referring to The Sun as a whole. They do have a tendency to get things back to front.
     

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