DIRECT ACTION

  • peter and louise
  • 18/10/08 01/09/09
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Posted: Mon, 23/03/2009 - 21:12

Could we now posit this question: Given all the prevarication and procrastination during the last 6 months of all those government bodies who should have ensured the immediate return of all our hard earned savings, (and who in effect have simply ducked and dived), is this not the time for DIRECT ACTION. I suggest a mass demonstration outside the IOM government offices. Let there be thousands of us, let the media be there. This scandal cannot be allowed to continue. We are willing to travel to IOM. Who is able to join us?

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Same old same old

  • lorraine
  • 14/10/08 14/07/10
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  • Sat, 04/04/2009 - 09:16

Guys this forum is inviting people to go to IOM to demonstrate but as usual it just turns into a long stream of nonsense - a load of pontificating, a few personal insults, anything in fact but sticking to the point. Maybe if there was less talk and more action we would have got further than we have.

Regrettably I can't be there for family reasons, but Peter, Louise, KA etc. I wish you all a safe journey and congratulate you on your efforts.


Spot on lorraine. Posting

  • dj
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  • Sat, 04/04/2009 - 21:32

Spot on lorraine. Posting on this site gives folk some false comfort that they are doing something. It saddens me that we take our anger (and boy are we right to be angry) out on each other rather than using it again the real culprits. Lots of posts on here, no posts on public forums that get read by the public.


Thanks Dj

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  • Sat, 04/04/2009 - 23:01

I've had it with this site. I'm so sick of hearing people bitching and moaning. It's about time that someone moderated and split the site into moans and groans and constructive stuff. Why have a forum about meeting on the IOM when posters are allowed to go way off track so that people who want to talk about meeting lose interest. I don't have time to waste trawling through all this rubbish.

Spellman talks cr*p, why waste time responding. It's pointless, self indulgent and distracting and draws attention to his drivel. Ignore him/her, they'll go away. Stick to the point, we'll get much further.

This is my last post, I have a life to live and money to try and earn. There are great people trying to help us get our money back but increasingly they're not on this site - they don't have the time to waste.


Direct Action Contact

  • Wombat761
  • 30/01/09 20/03/15
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  • Sat, 04/04/2009 - 02:50

Re. Yr Email- Sorry I will not be able to be there. I'm going to try to send an Affidavit c/o LP


Demonstration

  • Podcar
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  • Sat, 04/04/2009 - 08:39

As much as I wish I could be there with you in person I'm afraid I no longer possess the wherwithal to be there other than in spirit. Personally speaking, I think raising our voices to a level where more people will have to pay attention is long overdue. Good luck to everyone and kudos to the DAG team and all who spend so muc of their time on efforts to resolve this horrible situation.


Demonstration

  • spellman
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  • Sat, 04/04/2009 - 08:53

Don't you think that actions such as this will only consolidate how hostile depositors have been throughout this whole process. Not sure what the Treasury will think about all of this.

Anyone would think that someone has done something wrong here, outrageous.


sad spellman

  • sambururob
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  • Sun, 05/04/2009 - 19:32

Dear Spellman,
You obviously lead a sad and unfulfilled life.
Sign up for a Facebook group or buy a comic to read.
We are in the world of the big boys and girls.


Spellman imposter...or dappledanger?

  • half0rdh0use
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  • Sun, 05/04/2009 - 18:12

If you truly are who you claim to be (or are do you also moonlight as a Scottish born MP running the U.K goverment by default and not even elected by your countrymen), then God only knows how you can make such comments....as a blue eyed human being and one that believes in fate, what comes around goes around Mr Spellman, ...i channel all my energy and focus in directing the evil eye on to you....making CERTAIN you will regret your actions until your dying day....there may be however be an escape clause for you......do the right thing, urge the powers that be to ensure 100% recovery....not some pathetic 60%...and your conscience can be cleared..instead of clearing our deposits of 40%

What risk do you refer too...placing money in a bank.....is there risk in that...it wasn't some shanty town establishment on some obscure island.....do you condone a shoe box under the bed instead!

No idle threats Mr S...just justice....you will see........


...and we rise to it

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  • Sat, 04/04/2009 - 21:44

And the sad thing is we rise to it and give the troll exactly what he wants. A reaction. Why are we not instead using the anger it generates to good use and firing off a bunch of emails to MPs and chat forums that the UK public read?

I know i sound like a broken a record but other than on here, where no-one but us comes (except the odd teenager with overly developed wrists), we are slipping into obscurity. The root instigators of our plight are the British Government and we are letting them get away with it scotfree! Yesterday i got a reply from Kitty Usher (MP) that said there was no reason for me to put my money offshore!! Even though that has been proved incorrect by a hard working depositor on this site, the Glasgow Herald and the TSC. The UK Governmnet are getting away with it and we are letting them! Are we victims or fighters?


@spellman (demonstration)

  • IceCrusher
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  • Sat, 04/04/2009 - 09:54

Hello Mr 'not prepared to say' been a member for <2 hours, spellman,

Are you a spoof, a fisher, or an agitator?

I would suggest that most depositors, not just 'anyone' would conlude that many IoM officials and others had indeed done too many things wrong. First of all, the FSC allowed, or even encouraged the movement of 1/2 billion pounds of depositor's monies into a subsidiary Icelandic bank in a jurisdiction not of their control at a time when Icelandic banks were under intense scrutiny; they moved far too much of our money outwith their own prudential limits and placed it in just a single bank without ensuring preferred creditor status or any other form of protection - and they lost the lot. That is a true definition of 'outrageous' not your weak and pathetic denial.

Hostile? We haven't scratched the surface; you can't lose ten thousand saver's monies and expect them to be all 'lovey dovey' about it. Most of us are of an age that we cannot recover the loss, it was all we had, and people with nothing left to lose can be the worst to upset.


Demonstration@Ice

  • spellman
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Sorry Mr Ice but I can not understand what the depositors have to gripe about. The Isle of Man is offering you payback of 60% of your money, have a look at the new SoA. Most generous. Face it, you took a gamble and you lost and now you want the Isle of Man to bail you out!

It is understood that there were guarantees and the best regulation in place, highly remunerated regulators and conflicts of interest but that appears to have been accepted practice. Maybe you should have checked this out before you took the gamble.

Looks like the Isle of Man coffers are going to benefit from 40% of your funds, this is how wealth is redistributed in the modern world and that is why IoM are not on any blacklists because they play by the rules. Maybe the depositors should read the rule book and play the by those rules.


Note to Spellman

  • TAZMAN
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  • Sat, 04/04/2009 - 19:49

Spellman there is something that you have overlooked when writing your offensive entry. I work in the financial sector in the UK and have the pleasure of discussing with IFA's what is going on in the Isle of man and Guernsey. It is apparent that unless the Isle of Man can sort this mess out that no IFA in the right mind would recommend that their clients invest in either jurisdiction. I would imagine that similar discussions are going in on in other wealthy nations around the world. Most IFA's now are only investing where there is a 100% guarantee in place for their clients. So enjoy the 40% (likely to be far less than this as returns should be significantly higher) but don't come running to the UK when all the banks on the Island are closing. This will be a shame for the Island as I am sure that banking makes up quite a large proportion of the Islands income. So I am a little confused about your outburst as it would appear to most that the fate of the Isle of man is similar to the fate of Iceland. No one will trust the Island. This is avoidable if the Isle of Man take the correct steps and soon if not the damage will be irreversible.


Spellman

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  • Sat, 04/04/2009 - 21:24

Schmellman


exactly what are you doing on this site

  • hippychickrobbed
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  • Sat, 04/04/2009 - 18:23

I dont know who you are but you are a very heartless person, please watch what you say to depositors ,. If you knew the heartache some our going through you wouldnt do this calling youself that name on this site.Some cant even write on this site due to distress,.I have been warned by my doctor to keep away from all of this because of what its done to my health, am in contant pain now.. Imagine pensioners suffering now with very little incomes, or people who have lost homes is that humane?I dont think so thats not what civilised people do to each other. I mean what is it to print money to give to people to help them stay on their feet , keep their homes, businesses, pay for health care abroad. I have to also do that now pay for my healthcare due to this, where is that coming from? I hope you go to church, synagogue, temple or mosque and ask god for forgiveness,


This person is John Spellman who works for Allan Bell %OM Trea

  • fight theft
  • 10/10/08 28/05/13
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  • Sat, 04/04/2009 - 19:39

This heartless and spineless person is John Spellman who works for Allan Bell. Head of the IOM Treasury, who has been two facedly charming us with all sorts of false hopes and promises after the TSC meeting in Feb. Many of us were taken in by him. I will be answering his post later as my response takes some time to write!

All these insensitive callous people have hurt all we depositors in every aspect of our lives and all my time spent on this forum and mess, trips to IOM etc, would have earned me a fortune in my own field for the time spent futher adding to my losses. This is true for many of us: icecrusher, some of the core team, expat, mattwalker, bellyup,l eibank.....the list goes on of many wonderful people almost "laying down their lives" for our cause. All unpaid.

I too am now needing medical help for extreme pain due to this ( I just hope it's not permeanant arthritis brought on by shock and endless tension). Many of us have suffered in similar ways with our health (there's no peace of mind either until justice and fairness is done). Wishing you better health and all of us who are suffering this gross injustice. Please God hear our prayers for our normal lives to be returned to us with our money and for the evil to pay the price - I am not a Christian who "forgives those who sin against us".
Is there a government body out there who counts and considers the human cost?


How dare you !!!

  • homeless
  • 18/10/08 01/01/16
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  • Sat, 04/04/2009 - 13:41

Peoples' lives are being ruined by this and you have the nerve to ask what they are griping about.

We have not been stupid, we have all worked hard and saved. This is a global economic crisis caused by greed. The greed of bankers and governments who encouraged people to take on more debt than they could ever possibly hope to repay. A reckless spend, spend mentality out of which some people, institutions and governments have made enormous sums. We have been badly let down by the very people on whom you could be expected to rely, regulators, credit ratings agencies, bankers and government departments.

On the Isle of Man those responsible for this have said, they thought our monies were protected, they thought they were ring fenced (but we now know that they were not). This is money we have worked all our lives to save, we are not fat cats we are ordinary people who have tried to ensure that we can provide for ourselves in our retirement years, independent and proud to be so..

This is robbery. A country that is reliant on its financial reputation should be fighting tooth and nail to recover everything that is owing. Talk of 60% is of very little comfort for those with more than 50k and misrepresentation of the facts is scandalous. Non of us gambled we deposited our monies in a bank, with shares you accept that your monies can go up as well as down, in banks you expect monies to be properly managed and wisely invested by people with the appropriate level of skills, expertise, accountability and integrity to manage those funds. Instead they have been grossly negligent. If this is griping then so be it you deserve it !


@spellman (reply)

  • IceCrusher
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  • Sat, 04/04/2009 - 10:22

You may still be a spoof, but now I know you are most definetly an agitator, thanks, I shan't take the bait.


Troll Alert

  • bellyup
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  • Sat, 04/04/2009 - 17:37

Spellman = troll

Ignore.


Administator, please boot username "spellman" out of the forum

  • klauseriksen
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  • Sat, 04/04/2009 - 11:33

I agree, at best “Spellman” does not have a legitimate purpose for being on this site. Administrator please boot him out


@Icecrusher

  • spellman
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  • Sat, 04/04/2009 - 10:30

maybe your friends should think twice before taking the actions that they did. That wasn't playing by the rules either!!


spellman

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  • Sat, 04/04/2009 - 13:48

Could you particularise please? What actions by our friends are you referring to?


Money back guarantee

  • spellman
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  • Sun, 05/04/2009 - 06:04

This site has been full of personal attacks on people in the IOM who are attempting to help you get some of your money back and now this outburst, you just dont like it when the boot is on the other foot.

You can not now expect to get all your money back, who is going to pay for all the time the accountants, lawyers and directors have spent on this case trying to help you. You have to face it you could not have done all of this yourselves. They have to eat as well. There are no free lunches these days, someone has to pay.

And you are now going to take over the Court House, my guess is that only a couple will turn up, all talk no action.


Demonstration

  • spellman
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  • Sat, 04/04/2009 - 08:52

Don't you think that actions such as this will only consolidate how hostile depositors have been throughout this whole process. Not sure what the Treasury will think about all of this.

Anyone would think that someone has done something wrong here, outrageous.


"....how hostile depositors have been ..."

  • brennajm
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  • Sun, 05/04/2009 - 11:22

Spellman, I know from other postings that you are said to be an agitator but how can you be such a low-life and so evil as to suggest we should be happy and content to allow our savings to be stolen from us. Would you not be hostile if your money was stolen or do you leave your house doors and windows open day and night to allow burglars in to take what they want? We KSFIOM depositors have been burgled and you say we've been hostile - as if that wasn't the right attitude! Do you mean we should be happy? What planet are you from?


Isle of Man RIP

  • Bernadette
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  • Sat, 04/04/2009 - 21:22

Isle of Man is finished as an investment country, if they had the foresight to do the honourable deed they would have saved their financial industry and reputation, they are now finished, Kaupthing has brought down Isle of Man and we as savers have become the sacrificial lambs but their industry is now totally finished. I hope Spellman and all the hobbits like Kippers!


How do we make the IOM RIP

  • Fred
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  • Sun, 05/04/2009 - 00:37

If the IOM and/or UK does not take action to return 100% of our money expeditiously, I agree with a previous writer who stated that the IOM banking industry and thus the IOM Government should be reduced to the same level of poverty and dispair as that of the depositors of KSFIOM. It is only proper that depositors in other banks be made aware of the risk they are taking by keeping their funds on the IOM.
I realize that it has been cautioned that attacking the banking industry on the IOM could result in more failurers that would in turn reduce the chances of the KSFIOM depositors receiving anything; however, that is a calculated risk that I for one am willing to take.

Has anybody personally, or the DAG in particular, considered contingency plans in case we are not guaranteed 100% of our money??? These plans would include legal action to be taken, that is if we can afford it, and also how to publicize to the WORLD the true situation regarding banking on the IOM.
Just saying that it will happen will not make it happen. Someone who is a communications expert needs to outline HOW and by what means we could get the message out to the world. If the powers to be knew thas contingency plans were in place, it might effect their thinking. It has been threatened and mentioned in many a posting, but never articulated how it would happen.


smellman

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  • Sat, 04/04/2009 - 20:24

grin smiley

yes, i'm losing money.

ain't gonna bite


What's the reaction of "our" PR....

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....team to this demo?


TIMING OF IOM DEMO

  • everhopeful
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  • Fri, 27/03/2009 - 15:54

Just a thought as to the timing of the demo. If the idea is to influence the court amongst others,shouldn't the demo be held the day BEFORE AS WELL AS the day of the hearing because if it is only to be held on the day of the hearing it may be too late to influence the powers that be and I can't see the court granting yet another extension so it is a one off chance?


IOM Demonstration

  • half0rdh0use
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  • Fri, 27/03/2009 - 09:45

Regrettably i will be unable to attend the Demo on April 9th, as i am currently in the Middle East with work commitments...i will however be there in spirit, this must be a rally with such overwhelming numbers that the Governments of the U.K and IOM should surely wish to silence such negative publicity. It is essential that press and media coverage highlights our cause, and inform people of the simple fact that we not just a bunch of wealthy layabouts sipping pink gins on our yachts, we are hard working, honest individuals whose only crime was to invest in an bank run by a board of Muppets.

There crime has been to ignore, look away, shirk their responsibilities and generally hope the problem will go away.....lets not give them the satisfaction.

This I’m sure is our last chance to attempt a 100% recovery, as if/when the SOA comes into effect we are at the mercy of the IOM government, and look where that has got us over the past six months.

Its time we were put out of our misery, governments step up to the mark and do the right thing...sure there is precious little liquidity in the banks a the moment, but when you turn on the light switch you expect the bulb to light up, and when you put money in a bank you expect it to still be there...ALL OF IT...

I support the demo wholeheartedly and wish i was going to be there.
Best of luck!


9th April demonstration idea

  • AJM UAE
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  • Fri, 27/03/2009 - 03:30

I love the idea of demonstrating en masse and hope that many of us are close enough to make it to the island. Unfortunately I suspect that many of us are either too impoverished, too far away or locked into employment situations which will preclude us. As someone else has said, we run the danger of giving the impression that we 'aren't too bothered' by there only being a few of us there.

Can we represent those of us who are unable to attend in another way (in addition to those actually standing on the island)? For example, could we aim for at least one representative from each geographical area oversees who is clearly designated as a representative of many as opposed to an individual? I think it would make an impressive display for photographers who could take pics of people with brightly coloured t-shirts marked 'European Savers Representative', 'South East Asian Savers Representative' or similar.


9th April Demo

  • KA
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  • Fri, 27/03/2009 - 18:13

that is a great idea but
1/ we will not necessarily have a representative of each county or even geographical area there.
2/ the weather is still cold enough for us all to be wearing coats.
3/ the cost of printing a number of different slogans could be high.

So we are thinking of sashes that can be worn over anything else we are wearing with the simple DAG logo . We might also just have laminated sheets of paper with the different countries/geographicalarea / bondholder/depositor printed on them that can carry , waive, and hold high for the photos . Anyone can carry whichever sheet they want . That way , those that cant make it, for whatever reason , are still represented.

Does that sound OK?


Why is it people never stay

  • nivit
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Why is it people never stay on topic on this forum. The question was are we going to the IoM or not!!


The IOM Demonstration on the 9th April

  • KA
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Yes, replies do veer off subject ! But if you e-mail us at moneyreturned(?)live [dot] co [dot] uk we will keep you informed about the demonstration.
Thank you for herding everyone back to the issue in question !


SIR FRED

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I sincerely hope the iom treasury and fsc members are watching the tv news in uk tonight. Desperate times call for desperate measures. The DAG have been subdued for too long.If the goings on in Edinburgh do not convince the powers that be that we will not be separated from our life time savings ,then there will be justification for any action necessary to make sure that those responsible suffer the indignities that befall the many that visit this website every minute of every day for the last 5 and a half months.
DO THE HONOURABLE THING, GET A LOAN. PAY US BACK OUR SAVINGS. SLEEP AT NIGHT.


ajrj

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Can you just get off this site until you can speak normally?


lifesavings

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Sorry if you cannot understand sentiments raised. If you feel intellectually challenged, i am sure the majority would prefer you just didn't respond at all and go away.


Civility

  • Tricky Dicky
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Gentlemen,
Please remain civil at all times, there is no need for comments such as those above


DIRECT ACTION

  • peter and louise
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Do not dilly dally anymore. Neither be worried we are not doing the right thing, we ARE doing the right thing; we are simply demanding the return of our hard-earned life savings which have been stolen from us by government, and that's that! No more intellectualizing. Enough has been said already. It is well known by all of us, is it not, that politicians everywhere will tergiversate and twist and turn and pass the buck wherever they can. But we have done nothing wrong and yet STILL we are being passed from pillar to post and so it will continue until we decide to put a stop to it. April 9th. is a good date. Yes, we need a poll to know who is able to be with us. There are details to be addressed, for example, who needs accommodation in IOM. It will not be easy, there are many problems ahead. But is there any real alternative? To have worked so hard for so many years just to see the fruits of our labours evaporate. NO! I for one am not prepared to let this happen. Can the DAG Strategy Team comment on this matter. Thank you.


direct action

  • simple
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Excuses are excuses, Peter and Louise, but many of us are really not able to travel to join in the demonstration, much as we would all dearly like to. This is why I fear that the tremendous efforts by the few, resulting in a relatively small showing, may not get our situation across, and is going to be shameful for those of us who do not attend. Most of us have our hard earned money, and in some cases, life savings deposited, and it must seem feeble that we cannot, for one reason or another, attend.

I must apologize for not being able to come.


The demonstration should be

  • KA
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The demonstration should be on the IOM on the 9th .""It will be a demonstration of strength and unity"", a cry for justice and accountability as we stand strong . We are not intimidated by the IOM's complacency : their political and financial system does not give them immunity from moral or material responsibility .

They are guilty of betraying our trust in their bank . They are guilty of lying. They told us the bank was safe and impeccably managed and they told us that our deposits were safe. Yet they knew they were not. As they skated on very thin ice , the ice cracked , of course. Now they are letting people drown as they try to walk away from a disaster largely of their making. They have thrown us just a few life belts and think that we will be satisfied with that
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We are not satisfied !

""Come and make that dissatisfaction heard on the 9th"". Be there to put questions to the Deemster and others at the court hearing. He left time for us to put questions at the last hearing but we were not there. This time we will be, and our voices will be heard above those that are trying to silence us with their deceit ,inflexibility and defense of the indefensible. .......... its time for direct action.

                                                      PLEASE  BE THERE  IF YOU CAN 

To those who want to come,and can come, please e-mail me at moneyreturned(?)live [dot] co [dot] uk and if possible , please leave a telephone number on which I can contact you. Thank you for support and we are looking forward to seeing you all on the IOM !


Demonstration on 9 April

  • clodhopper
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Although many of the depositors would like to join this demonstration, we are too far flung around the world to be there on the 9th.

We trust that the IOMG will not take heart from the lack of people demonstrating because we are all there in spirit as we all want 100% return of our savings!

Sorry we cannot afford the trip to the IOM.


Sorry we can't make it on 9 Apr

  • Flower
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  • Fri, 27/03/2009 - 12:50

Sorry we can't make it to IOM on 9th April since we're overseas and all our money is GONE & our bank loan is fast running out! However, we are firm believers that a sustained campaign of personal demonstrations both in London & IOM would be effective and not let us be forgotten.

A thought: how about an e-petition that we can sign like the one being run by Landsbanki, this time to be directed at IOMG?

Good luck with the demo - we will be with you in spirit.


why dont we try an ad in the paper

  • bellyup
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  • Fri, 27/03/2009 - 05:38

Last time this was tried the manx papers refused to print it at the last minute BUT a simple declaration of support may get through

ie WE we are too impoverished/in Timbuctu/whatever to make it to the IOM on the 9th april hereby support our fellow protesters today.

Black text as in a funeral announcement


Demonstration 09/04

  • icdbrazil
  • 10/10/08 30/11/09
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  • Thu, 26/03/2009 - 20:35

Regret that as I´m on the other side of the World I will be unable to be there in person.

In the circumstances, without access to my KSF IOM funds, really can´t stretch the budget for a special trip (11 hour + flight to LHR) & also time wise am having to concentrate on trying to earn some money to live on.


Crucifixions on Friday

  • bobwin
  • 23/12/08 n/a (free)
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  • Wed, 25/03/2009 - 11:52

Crucifixions on Friday 10th?

Pass me the hammer Fred.


NOW WERE TALKING...

  • hippychickrobbed
  • 03/11/08 31/05/09
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  • Wed, 25/03/2009 - 10:26

I couldnt bear going on the site for while because everybody was sitting to see how best we could be liquidated, accepting legacys to be lost. IT IS UNHEARD OF TO LOSE SAVINGS IN A BANK IT IS SHEER DAYLIGHT ROBBERY. I have said this the only way is to FIGHT BACK,. I have to depend for my income lost on my elderly parents,for god sakes. DUE TO STRESS CAUSED BY THESE INHUMANE PEOPLE I became ill and so did my daughter my father has to pick up our medical bills and expenses at the moment because some people decided to take our money away. YES, ENOUGH IS ENOUGH..


hippychickrobbed

  • conned
  • 13/10/08 n/a (free)
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  • Sat, 04/04/2009 - 09:18

Sorry to hear your sad story. Unfortunately there are many like you. I wrote to the BBC pointing out that the Treasury Select Committee did not seem to have read stories like yours. You are in as much need as anyone the charities are likely to help. Like you I am chronically sick and unable to replace the money lost. Many people are working long hours to resolve the situation. I hope things get better for us all. Chin up!


Thankyou conned

  • hippychickrobbed
  • 03/11/08 31/05/09
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  • Sat, 04/04/2009 - 12:58

I have sent my story. I have an illness brought on by this evil deed. I have actually now been told not to worry or stress, thats the same as it escalates my health problem. They have put people in pure misery thats all I can say. Cats in front of people dear god


Direct Action - poll?

  • ng
  • 11/10/08 31/12/20
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  • Tue, 24/03/2009 - 11:14

Can I suggest a poll might be the way to do this, to establish how many people would (not might) actually be there. Do remember, a lot of depositors are older folks, and we are spread around the world. Costs of flights and accommodation may be prohibitive. Possibly a special deal could be arranged with one or more hotels/hostels.

Possible poll:

  • would definitely attend, and don't need accommodation
  • would definitely attend, and need accommodation
  • would/could not attend