/ Litter louts - what would you do?
well, i'd post his details on UKC and sit back waiting for the climbers fight-back to begin
Well I'd like to follow him home, and then quietly walk up behind the litter lout when he gets out the car and Tazer him, then just quietly walk away.
I'm not necessarily an aggresive person, I only said I'd 'like to'.
Report it to the police? After it is a law which has been broken and if the police won't follow it up it makes the law a nonsense. If they say they are too busy take it to the PCC or your local MP? There is no point in having laws if no one enforces them....
If he's local to the area it's only a matter of time before I see it driving around or parked up, I'll be sure to give karma a helping hand ;-)
They're all over the place. A lot of them set off sky lanterns and pretend they're not the same.
I know what I'd do with "litter lout moaners" tell them get a life and move on
A full and exciting life as a "litter lout moaner" moaner?
I've got some mates with white vans, pickups and caravans. They could probably make it to your street in an hour and a half. They'll probably move on sometime next week.
> They're all over the place. A lot of them set off sky lanterns and pretend they're not the same.
I often find your "mates" reflect on your own character
A full and exciting life as a "litter lout moaner" moaner? ..... Moaner???
> 'I know what I'd do with "litter lout moaners" tell them get a life and move on'
So what you're saying is that there's nothing wrong with being a litter lout? This is just a stab in the dark but you might be one yourself?
I disagree. I am upset by the mere launching of a sky lantern, yet most of my mates think I am being a bit too precious about the subject. It doesn't stop them being mates.
shoot him in the face
Done that in the past.
No no. Please detail in 1000 words how you made that terrible assumption
Are you happy that your mates live in vans
they dont care what we think so i tend to just pick it up and bin it. getting frustrated about it solves nowt. getting violent is worse than dropping litter. but having said that shooting them in the face sounds like fun. as long as we pick the discarded shells up.
I do wonder about this. At first I thought it was just young 'uns and their general lack of caring about the bigger picture. I also think that we grew up with the 'Keep Britain Tidy' drive that somehow lodged itself into our brains - good advertising? But the more I see littering I realise it's all ages. Especially, and I've said this before so at the risk of sounding boring will say it again, especially people discarding fag butts. I don't mean the knobhead that empties his ashtray in the car park, I mean the 99% of smokers that just toss their dog end into the gutter - It has to go somewhere people!
There's also something about being in the McDonald's era... The majority of discarded rubbish lining country lanes near towns is McD's bags and beakers. This isn't McD's fault, it's the people that choose to shop there. McD's even send out litter pickers as they realise that its a poor advert for them.
Round here it's Tennants cans and the occasional Red Bull can. About every 2 metres in every rural hedgerow regardless of distance from civilisation.
There used to be nice parking spots by a local reservoir but after a relentless campaign of dumping the remnants by chavs out in their cars with a McDonalds big concrete posts were erected to keep everyone out.
I f*****g hate the b******s
You have to be careful when confronting litter louts as it is very rare that they realise the error of the their ways when challenged. Numerous times when out running I have asked people (mostly teenagers) to pick up after them and I have been rewarded with a "f*ck off". The most scary incident was when a transit van driver lobbed a bag of Maccie D leftovers out the window infront of me while I was on my bike. I picked up the bag and threw it back in the window at the next set of lights, this resulted in me being chased round the streets by the super irate driver who wanted to run me over or beat the shit out of me.
Elsewhere on the site
F ounded in 1993, Mountain Hardwear are a pretty young mountaineering clothing and equipment manufacturer but are also one of... Read more
On Saturday 13th December Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson kicked off their Scottish winter season early by making the... Read more
This years ROCfest will be slightly different. We've decided to run a Climbing Festival, not just a competition! Over... Read more
At a bar in Llanberis an old man chimed in And I thought he was out of his head Being a young man I just laughed it off When... Read more
The Epicentre Mega Winter Sale starts in store 9am Christmas Eve. We have a great selection of in store only deals from... Read more