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Des Merrion status or whereabouts?

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by PITAronin, Jan 26, 2011.

  1. PITAronin

    PITAronin Senior member

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    Gentlemen (esp those residing in England) - I'd appreciate it if anyone could let me know (PM is fine) about whether Des has resolved his legal issues and has returned to work. He and I have unfinished business related to a suit and none of the contact info I have for him seems to be working, emails not being responded to, etc.

    Thanks
     
  2. GBR

    GBR Senior member

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    So the data on his web site is incorrect/no longer in use?
     
  3. TheWraith

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    Last I heard he was in prison.
     
  4. whnay.

    whnay. Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    If I had a dollar....

    oh well nevermind
     
  5. Kingstonian

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    You could contact him via Formby on the Film Noir Buff website if his website fails :-

    Gentlemen,

    Des Merrion has now been released and is back tailoring. Whilst he is getting himself re-established he has informed me that discounts are available for new and existing customers.

    He is contactable by e-mail through his website and if you wish to contact him by phone PM me and I will give you his contact details.

    http://www.desmerrion.com/


    Last edited by formby (2010-09-15 12:18:38)
     
  6. lasbar

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    Last I heard he was in prison.

    Was he illegally smuggling firearms into England?
     
  7. TheWraith

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    Was he illegally smuggling firearms into England?
    According to the press, yes. Apparently he's since been released, though. I hadn't been aware of that.
     
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  9. greger

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    Was he illegally smuggling firearms into England?

    If the government makes illegal laws against its citizens it can claim anything against it citizens and do anything as they did with him. What is England? A third world country masquerading as something better?
     
  10. Eustace Tilley

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    If the government makes illegal laws against its citizens it can claim anything against it citizens and do anything as they did with him. What is England? A third world country masquerading as something better?

    So true. Its completely harmless for someone to illegaly import a firearm for personal use.

    EDITED: As per the article cited below.
     
  11. greger

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    So true. Its completely harmless for someone to import a sawed-off shotgun for personal use.

    Not what I heard as to why he spent time somewhere from home.
     
  12. Eustace Tilley

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    Not what I heard as to why he spent time somewhere from home.

    http://www.thisisgrimsby.co.uk/news/...l/article.html

    I was mistaken - he was illegaly importing a Ruger .22, but was also charged with owning a sawn-off shotgun.

    I have nothing against Des, and I'm sure he's an ok guy and a competant tailor. But lets not pretend that he was blameless, and an innocent victim of a silly and archaic government law.
     
  13. acidboy

    acidboy Senior member

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    wow. anyone care to give a summary of what happened?
     
  14. TheWraith

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    Yes, he was completey at fault and got what he deserved. Though, he's now out and that should be the end of it as far as I'm concerned.
     
  15. jamesbond

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    If anything these are character traits of a tailor I would love to patronize. Who doesn't own a sawed off shotgun, best home defense possible (loaded with buckshot).
     
  16. greger

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    http://www.thisisgrimsby.co.uk/news/...l/article.html

    I was mistaken - he was illegaly importing a Ruger .22, but was also charged with owning a sawn-off shotgun.

    I have nothing against Des, and I'm sure he's an ok guy and a competant tailor. But lets not pretend that he was blameless, and an innocent victim of a silly and archaic government law.


    Don't know what he is. The Ruger .22 I heard was missing pieces so it didn't work. What legal rights does a government have? And what are not rights that government legally can not have? What rights to people have and not have over other people? These are fair questions.

    There are evil people in this world and governments can not always be there to protect. Is it right for government to take away your own protection when it can't be there to protect you? The law of logic says that government or the people can not take away your right to protect your self when you are innocent and in need of protection. Since government can not know when it can not protect you, then they can not prevent you from owning guns that will do the job. Logic says that it is illegal for government to prevent you from protecting yourself with a gun when government can not protect you. Therefore government has no right to prevent you from owning the guns you need to protect yourself and family. Your silliness is dangerous. Look at all those thousands of prostitutes on the internet where there 3 week job ends with them dead. None of them have faith in government anymore. I think the logic above proves you are wrong and the fact of all of those prostitutes proves you deadly wrong and that your silliness is full of murder and has killed more people than gun owners. In one week how many young in the prime of life will be dead from pimps? And how many will be dead from citizens gun owners? Clearly thousands of people are not murdered every day from guns. What is government doing about pimps? Want to know - the answer is almost nothing. The proof of that is look at all the thousands of websites. Even in your own neighborhood there probably are pimps. And your afraid of guns when your wife and daughter should be caring one. It is amazing how backwards educated people can become.
     
  17. sonlegoman

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    Don't know what he is. The Ruger .22 I heard was missing pieces so it didn't work. What legal rights does a government have? And what are not rights that government legally can not have? What rights to people have and not have over other people? These are fair questions. There are evil people in this world and governments can not always be there to protect. Is it right for government to take away your own protection when it can't be there to protect you? The law of logic says that government or the people can not take away your right to protect your self when you are innocent and in need of protection. Since government can not know when it can not protect you, then they can not prevent you from owning guns that will do the job. Logic says that it is illegal for government to prevent you from protecting yourself with a gun when government can not protect you. Therefore government has no right to prevent you from owning the guns you need to protect yourself and family. Your silliness is dangerous. Look at all those thousands of prostitutes on the internet where there 3 week job ends with them dead. None of them have faith in government anymore. I think the logic above proves you are wrong and the fact of all of those prostitutes proves you deadly wrong and that your silliness is full of murder and has killed more people than gun owners. In one week how many young in the prime of life will be dead from pimps? And how many will be dead from citizens gun owners? Clearly thousands of people are not murdered every day from guns. What is government doing about pimps? Want to know - the answer is almost nothing. The proof of that is look at all the thousands of websites. Even in your own neighborhood there probably are pimps. And your afraid of guns when your wife and daughter should be caring one. It is amazing how backwards educated people can become.
    Whoa whoa whoa there. You sure are concerned about pimps. You want to talk about it?
     
  18. TheWraith

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    ^^ Are you drunk, greger? On drugs? Geez! [​IMG]
     
  19. jamesbond

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    Was he selling these guns on the black market or something? Whats the big deal if the guy kept a shotgun in his house?
     
  20. greger

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    All ready talked about it.

    unfortunately, there is to much truth in it.

    There are more things to be concerned about than guns, and government needs to put money to getting rid of real crimes and not waste our money on pretend crimes.

    It seems like so many "men" are afraid of guns in Europe anymore. Don't they have real men over there, anymore?
     

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