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Do you think ‘grid girls’ should be banned in F1?

The F1 season starts on March 25 at the Australian Grand Prix.

There will be no more “grid girls” before Formula 1 races and no more “podium girls” celebrating with the drivers after them.

At previous F1 races, women dressed in uniform would walk out onto the grid shortly before the start and then stand in front of each driver’s car, holding up the driver’s number. Women would also stand alongside the winner on the podium after the race.

F1 said it will end the long-standing practice of using women on the grid and on the podium with the top three drivers.

Sean Bratches, F1’s managing director of commercial operations, said: “We feel this custom does not resonate with our brand values and clearly is at odds with modern day societal norms. We don’t believe the practice is appropriate or relevant to Formula One and its fans, old and new, across the world.”

Outspoken Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg has signalled support for Formula One bosses banning “grid girls” because he believes women should be treated with respect.

He said: “I believe in a free society where people should be free to do what they want. But, as you know, I’m quite old fashioned and I believe in treating ladies with respect.”

“And I don’t think grid girls is treating ladies with respect.”

“In fact, I think it is viewing them, it is objectifying them, and, frankly, I have never felt comfortable with it.”

Supermodel Naomi Campbell has weighed in on Formula One’s controversial decision to abolish the role of grid girls, saying she has never found the practice “offensive”.

What are your views? Do you think the ‘grid girls’ should go? Is it time to end this long-running tradition? Do you find it offensive? 

Do you think 'grid girls' should be banned in F1?

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Tdm
20 hours ago
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political correctness is going mad, try telling the americans that they should get rid of cheer leaders,
ginntonic
2 days ago
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These young women enjoy the job they are doing.
Darkstar
3 days ago
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These are women earning a wage with their own choice of work. Why are the P.C. brigade trying to stop them?
viking
11th Feb 2018
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I think that the PC brigade have come unstuck here with their views.

Surely the right people to ask about this are the girls themselves. If they have the need to earn some good money from F 1, I praise them.
JRM is someone who has some very peculiar views for a 21st century MP.
elliothazel
11th Feb 2018
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The girls are not forced in to the job, they enjoy it, and now some will be unemployed. If I was still 20 and gorgeous and offered a job like this, would I take it? Absolutely!!
TrudyLS
9th Feb 2018
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what is the next step, ban Miss World, Models in magazines, catwalk models ?
PhilipM
9th Feb 2018
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No one foces the 'Girls' or young ladies to do the job, they enjoy it, so one of them stated on Radio 5 live when interviewed and now she will lose for £150 a day plus hotel accommodation, flights etc. As well as a chance to travel the World - as it seems that they can stay on after the race wherever they are as long they pay for the extra days of their stay and that they are not late for the next race.
Jean177
9th Feb 2018
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What is the problem; if girls enjoy doing this ,then let them, no one is forcing them and I am sure lots enjoy the events and learn from them.
iestynlad
9th Feb 2018
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Bit sexist really girls only. Why not have both good looking boys and girls - dismissing the assumption that the sport appeals only to men
RogerH23
9th Feb 2018
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Try telling the lady test driver for the Williams Team.Can rember her name but she has done more than her share of racing & done it well
nanabet48
9th Feb 2018
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These girls don't just stand in front of the cars holding a number, they have other, more important things to do. They learn about the cars and the drivers and answer questions asked by the public, who are interesting in learning more and don't have the opportunity to ask the drivers or mechanics. They are intelligent, well informed girls who have worked hard to achieve a goal and should be admired for it.

Jacob Rees-Mogg states that he believes in a free society where people should be free to do as they want - yet these girls are doing what they want but he condemns them - just because they don't comply with his beliefs! And who says they aren't being treat with respect? Try talking to them and you will find it is their choice and they are well treat and respected.
Irene88
9th Feb 2018
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If they enjoy the work what is the problem. Are we going to ban models on the catwalk? No women in adverts on TV in case someone thinks they are exploited?
Policitical correctness and nanny state, has a lot to answer for!
Lynne810
9th Feb 2018
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I am strongly opposed to objectifying women in this way. I am proud to have raised young women who are not dependent on their good looks nor ashamed of their prettiness. They are successful in their careers and enjoy various leisure activities including some that may be considered ‘girly’ and others that tend to be male dominated. However, not all young women have the confidence to stand up and be counted in their own right and I find it utterly deplorable that impressionable young girls are bombarded with media images of young women carrying out mindless activities for no other purpose than the titivation of men who are often old enough to be their fathers or grandfathers. What message does that convey about their worth in society?
TrudyLS
9th Feb 2018
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Its hardly a mindless job when they have to learn all the information about the driver and car they are helping to promote. Are catwalk models being objectified too.? What about nearly naked men in advertising or boxing are they being objectified, or athletes in skimpy running gear or swimsuits. Too many people interfering in other peoples lives without a thought as to how that person feels. As long as no one is harmed live and let live.
Pwilly
9th Feb 2018
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Always wondered what is the point of them, but I don't think anyone takes a great deal of notice of them. Do they?? Great job if you've got the qualification.
AndyGz
9th Feb 2018
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More PC madness from the Liberal Elite
Helen Highwater
7th Feb 2018
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I think the girls themselves are the ones who should decide. Presumably no-one forces them to do it? I don't look at them and think that woman-kind is being demeaned,
Lionel
7th Feb 2018
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Judy Kibblewhite
6th Feb 2018
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It's funny isn't it but I enjoy being a woman having said that I wouldn't want to be exploited but these ladies clearly enjoy what they do for a living so personally can't see a problem with that. Political correctness is going to far when it starts demanding this and that without consultation with the people concerned. What's next a dictatorship!!!
Lionel
6th Feb 2018
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What's next, a dictatorship? Yes, Judy, I believe we're very close to that tonight.
EileenD4
6th Feb 2018
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The very concept demeans women and the 'sport' of F1. When there are F1 women drivers it will be a sign of equality and help to do away with the age old titillation of males in misogynistic set ups.
Lionel
6th Feb 2018
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There have been women F1 drivers but they cannot match the skills on male drivers.
ArthurB4
8th Feb 2018
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TrudyLS
9th Feb 2018
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there are female F1 drivers though not many. Desiree won at brands hatch
TerryR
6th Feb 2018
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People dictating what Ladies should and should not do as it seems to conflict with their politically correct views!
AlisonP24
6th Feb 2018
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I really think this is pc gone made. If the girls want to parade themselves then they have the freedom to do it. It's not like anyone is making them and if they have self respect then others will respect them to. I wonder if they would let grannies parade instead! The world's gone mad. I do think some of the darts comes over as a bit sleazy though the way some of the players leer at the women.
NorfolkBroad
6th Feb 2018
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Today is Suffragette Day; 100 years since women got the vote and started the campaign for women's rights and equality. Along the way they have had to face losing their children if they left an abusive husband; not being allowed to work and be married; not getting a degree even if they went to university - and until 1991 still legally allowed to be raped by their husbands. To overcome all of these truly awful things women fought long and hard. I find it such a shame that today all the feminist groups are interested in is banning pretty girls and, despite saying they want equality, are also saying they are victims? It is as stupid to ban grid girls as it is to ban linesmen and referees at a football match for wearing shorts!
Lionel
6th Feb 2018
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Show me a woman who is not a victim of something.
MurielO
7th Feb 2018
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Surely the same goes for men too?I hear many complaints from them too. All people are the 'victims' of something in their lives - unless they are extremely lucky. I don't believe I've ever gone around portraying myself as a Victim, neither do many of my friends, despite the knocks dealt by life. Yes, awful things happen which we should work at stopping / preventing but it should be done with respect and common sense and aimed at all people. We can improve things for those who need help, but not destroy things for everyone else in the process.
Lionel
7th Feb 2018
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I could not have put that better. Thank you Muriel.
quietlady
6th Feb 2018
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What are we coming to. The girls chose this as a job, why should it be taken away from them
violetM
6th Feb 2018
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Only reason why I voted no was because I don’t believe they add anything to the events.
IanPaterson
6th Feb 2018
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PC gone nuts again. These girls have made a conscious decision to be grid girls, they can use this as a way of getting into modelling, travelling, perhaps films etc, Without trying to put any of the girls down, maybe this is the top of their intellectual level, then there is probably the girl with a degree who can make a darn sight more showing some leg than sitting in an office earning a paltry amount.

Now we have a bunch of unemployed girls that were paying their way and now will need to be supported and helped and may never work again.

Nuff said
ArthurB4
8th Feb 2018
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Quite correct, It is a pity the people who make these dumb decisions do not ask the people it is actually affecting.
They must be enjoying their line of work as I have not seen them shackled to any F1 car yet.
IanPaterson
8th Feb 2018
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Thanks for your comment. Appreciate it. 🙂
toi toi
6th Feb 2018
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It is all getting totally out of hand. The girls are not forced to do this, they have a choice. I don't care for the idea of having children doing it. Feminism is becoming ridiculous. They want equality but are behaving like spoilt brats.
anubis
6th Feb 2018
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its getting silly now if the girls choose to take part I see no problem with it
skygrowler
6th Feb 2018
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Feminism implodes!
Yodama
6th Feb 2018
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Feminism:- the advocacy of women's rights on the ground of the EQUALITY of the sexes.

Patriarchy:- a system of society or government in which men hold the power and women are largely excluded from it.

Implosion, maybe the patriarchal society is imploding?
Lionel
6th Feb 2018
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And maybe not! But it is currently running scared of a mass of hysterical youth, rushing to meet their demands for safe spaces and a world fashioned in their life experience free, irresponsible image.
Globetrotter
6th Feb 2018
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No no no no. PC gone mad again. Why do we let these PC idiots dictate to us? Time right thinking people fought back.
Lydia321
6th Feb 2018
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Freedom is slowly being eroded, grid girls are intelligent women who chose to do this and are paid good money, it is their decision and no one has the right to decide on their behalf that they are being 'objectified' and to throw up their hands in mock indignation.
fredbishop
6th Feb 2018
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It's not offensive in any way, If it was the girls wouldn't do it,
also its put all those girls without job as before,
Do gooders, why not ask first before doing things, Just because you don't like it. And it's not sexist.
suesysue
6th Feb 2018
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The worlds going crazy. Freedom of to choose, I choose not to be a grid girl but I don’t condemn those who choose to be one. That’s simple isn’t it?
YvonneB15
6th Feb 2018
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Girls' have a right to make a living using their assets as they see fit. What about models? Should they be banned too?
Lionel
6th Feb 2018
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None of these things as so bad as to need a ban. I'm afraid so many people rush to that word 'ban' because they can't take the time to work out the implications of doing so.
DerekA
6th Feb 2018
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So the feminist wing of the pc brigade strikes again!! Why do we run scared of these muppets instead of sticking two fingers up at them? When was the last time you saw Prince Charming marry the ugly sister, or any other such fairy tale for that matter. Example: As an old dinosaur driving down the road there is a very pretty girl on the pavement and I think to myself 'damn, i'm sure girls weren't built like that in my youth', am I wrong or should be dressed in sack cloth and staring at the pavement?
Lionel
6th Feb 2018
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You're not wrong and sack cloth costs a fortune these days!
Yodama
7th Feb 2018
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Lot's of bumper bashing in your area is there then?
Staring at girls and pavements while cruising along, could have the omnipresent street cameras staring at you staring at the girls and pavements.
Self steering cars must be all he rage where you live!
Dellboy56
10th Feb 2018
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Ha ha, well my lorry is bigger than most other vehicles, sadly where I live tarmac is damn near an optional extra:-)
Pam1960
6th Feb 2018
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I'm getting a little confused here. I know this topic is about grid girls but is the whole subject about treating women as objects to be ogled at, if so where fo you draw the line if any line is to be drawn at all. Take athletics for instance the The athletes wear different kit based on preference, some will wear the teeniest shorts and cropped top whilst others wear more modest attire. Apart from comfort there is an element of showing off their bodies. What is the difference in women ogling Daniel Craig in the sea or nen looking at Ursula Andress. It is in our nature to look at the opposite sex. Lines should be drawn for insppropriate touching and language for both msle & female. From what i've seen of hen nights and women only nights I hate to say it but womens behaviou is worse
toi toi
6th Feb 2018
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Totally agree with you Pam. I sat and listened to three 'professional' looking girls swearing like troopers! Ladylike they most definitely were not. The more wine they drank the louder and more foul mouthed they became.
Pam1960
5th Feb 2018
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I dont find grid girls or boxing ring girls offensive. Good luck to the girls who have been doing this for a job. It is their choice and if they have the figure and looks to do promotional work then why not. Unfortunately for me I didnt have the looks or body to snag a rich husband otherwise I would be out there with them. Promotions girls will no longer be able to work in sport or clubs of as hostesses at events I can see a rise in unemployment figures
Lionel
5th Feb 2018
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Exactly Pam. Doesn't equality mean equal opportunity?

Given that no promoter would ever have employed this short legged man I was never in the running.( Forgive the pun, please).

But, because I could never be a cheer leader girl by reason of stature, physique or gender doesn't mean to say no one else should.

I see no reason why good looking girls in swimwear should not parade around the race cars. It's part of the spectacle of F1. I haven't watched F1 for years, since Schumacher came on the scene winning everything in sight. But that doesn't mean other people's fun should be spoilt.
fredbishop
6th Feb 2018
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And does this mean that there will no longer be cheerleaders at different events.
Redestate
6th Feb 2018
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Exactly Pam. It is getting ridiculous, at this rate we will have everyone covered from head to toe and wearing the burka!
Lionel
6th Feb 2018
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No, I don't understand that as the case. This stems from the Yanks who purchased F1 from Eccleston last year, I think. They're so covetous of their new acquisition and fearing even the slightest infringement of an unwritten and ever fluid moral code could cost them a fortune they just go with it.

Whatever we may think of Bernie, he is a master showman, in the league of Barnam.
Yodama
5th Feb 2018
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Let us all wear sackcloth and ashes and stare at the ground and moan.
Who is trying to turn us into a homogeneous grey mass I wonder?

Beauty is to be admired, the girls certainly brighten up this male dominated event.
As far as equality goes, I don't know if a bevy of handsome males would have the same effect somehow!
Lionel
5th Feb 2018
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A bevy of handsome males wouldn't have the same effect?

Come on Wilf. I'm up for it if you are!

Bronzed torsos seen through sunglasses, men perched on zimmer frames shuffling along. Hair pieces waving in race car's hot exhaust - no insult here, I'll be ordering one soon!

Three paces gasp, three paces gasp!

What woman wouldn't fancy that?
Yodama
6th Feb 2018
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A bevy of handsome males may not have an effect on you Lionel, it may for some.
I suppose your idea of a "six pack" would be either beer or coca cola?
Trying to look cool and inventing new and attractive ways to choreograph your Zimmer frame posture is commendable.
Not the image I had in mind somehow!
Best leave it to the girls eh?
fredbishop
6th Feb 2018
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Have you noticed that this was pushed on by old and ugly looking feminists who never stood a chance of doing any thing like that.
Yodama
6th Feb 2018
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Hmmm! bit of a generalisation don't you think fredbishop?
I think it was Sean Bratches (58 and not all that good looking, ugly by some standards, old by some standards!) who made the decision, he doesn't think it resonates with modern values.

If the truth be told, replacing the grid girls with grid kids would be more economically viable for his company.
Yodama
6th Feb 2018
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It's all about the money, money, money!!! Nothing to do with feminism.
Grid girls have to be paid more than the replacement Grid Kids.
Lionel
6th Feb 2018
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Oh yes, I'm happy to leave it to the girls. Yodama, I would be the last one to complain about chorus girls, cheerleaders or anything like that.

The more the merrier because no one should get hurt and each one choses to do it. Freedom of choice.
Alicia
5th Feb 2018
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I have no idea what this is about as I never watch motor racing, in some instances I am glad to be ignorant.
Lionel
6th Feb 2018
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No, I haven't watched it since the very early 90's. Yet I see this as just another freedom whisked away, this time by a very frightened corporate. Makes a change from either governments or pressure groups.
ecarg
5th Feb 2018
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Where's the equality surely it means being able to do the job of choice.
Lionel
5th Feb 2018
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Exactly. The only caveat here is that the person must have the skills and physique to do that job. It's called realism.
scandiman
5th Feb 2018
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As long as the females involved are happy to do it, why not? We have become dominated by the self-satisfied, priggish, I-know-what’s-best minority, foaming at the mouth at some perceived slight or disrespect. I long to see an organisation that says, ‘Hard luck, this is what we do, like or lump it’.
Wilf
5th Feb 2018
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Agreed...starting to sound like a dictatorship-the country is going full circle
Lionel
5th Feb 2018
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It is fact, the two greatest totalitarian regimes of the 20th century, once they got a foothold, progressively banned free speech. Both Soviet Communists and German Nazis closed the door on free speech imprisoning in concentration camps those who rebelled. Their respective propaganda ministries pumped out the party line, the only line of thought and speech acceptable to the party.

Sound familiar? It should.

Our youngsters have been, and are being, manipulated by unseen political forces, usually with a root elsewhere, to shatter our once fairly peaceful society. If you know better please tell me, I need to know.

Surely, every nation that lays claim to the title 'civilised,' must have multiple streams of different thought - a plurality. We must be free to debate, in civilised terms, any matter. Our Socialist Party so frequently demands a public debate. When viewed in the round they mean the opportunity to further propagate their views. That is not debate.

I sense no debate, or public consensus of the views emanating from power/action groups at work in our society. They seem akin to Storm Troopers on Kristalnact; just go for the jugular. Slash and burn, but have your way no matter the cost to anyone else.

Is that the way we wish to live?
Wilf
6th Feb 2018
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I like the way all politicians nowdays say "now let me be clear" or "clearly" when they are nothing of the sort and its the usual blah blah babble. We do need to keep free speech its what makes Britain Great!
Lionel
6th Feb 2018
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Without free speech we are in a totalitarian state. No debate, no press free to scrutinise governments and certainly no discussions over a pint.

All gone.

But it also means any concerted action against the oppressors is less likely to happen. However, I've dived into the dark web a few times. There's free expression there, but it's not always of a civilised kind.
Wilf
6th Feb 2018
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We need our Civilisation!-pint of Guiness, packet of crisps and free banter and views!
Lionel
6th Feb 2018
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Absolutely. I believe there is less potential threat to the state when people may let off steam with a pint and a pack. When their emotions, their thoughts become bottled up, or suppressed, that's when the danger to the status quo comes to the fore.
Woottonm
5th Feb 2018
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Why should they be banned.

If they are happy to do that job that's entirely their choice.

Why should some little job worth's sat in his ivory tower dictate what should and should not be banned.
Wilf
5th Feb 2018
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Jo Kingham
5th Feb 2018
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Personally dont see the issue. These ladies know what they are doing when they apply for the jobs and if they are happy to do it then that's their choice.
Wilf
5th Feb 2018
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I couldnt agree more Jo. Commonsense is all that is required. Its been lacking recently in F1 by the looks of it!
Wilf
5th Feb 2018
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Its just a bit of fun like the cheerleaders in the USA at sports games. Do we want to ruin all te fun in this world? Who is it thats saying these girls are being exploited and this job should not be done anymore. The world is sinking into a very dull place.
GlynysH
5th Feb 2018
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Changing attitudes to women. There are women working as part of the racing team. They don’t need the girls.
Wilf
5th Feb 2018
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I totally agree with you about we need changing attitudes to wormen but jobs like this are not part of it in my opinion. Would people complain if young chaps did the same thing? No of course not. We need some razz matazz and glamour and F1 provides it in spades. This is all part of the specticle. i cannot believe Bernie Eccolstone would have banned it if he was still in change but then its been taken over by a faceless corporation so its typical. Bland bland bland
Lionel
5th Feb 2018
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Wilf, we in the West have had a changing attitude toward women all of my adult life. Women have largely changed perceptions of womanhood and, frankly, it's not going well for anyone. Our long established society is turning in on itself, eating out it's own heart.

Yes, it's becoming a dull little country peopled by a younger generation of lads who must now be put off even looking at a young woman; we also have strident, raucous, self centred and frankly quite ugly young women making forays from their 'safe spaces' launching attacks on the very society which is providing for them.

If the media would decline coverage of such people's antics they wouldn't get their five minutes of fame.

But let it also be said here, where one encounters genuine femininity in a woman it is both a pleasure and a rare event. I thank God this time I married a genuinely feminine woman.
Wilf
5th Feb 2018
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Good to hear from you Lionel. The attitude towards women has been progressive and very positive. Only 100 years ago they could not vote. But then a few hundred years ago a peasant like myself could not vote and had hardly enough to eat so in all respetcs society is making progress! But like all progress some things are taken a bit too far and I believe this is one of them. Whats next a bloke looking like me presenting Strictly Come Dancing as they need their quota of ugly 60+ year old male peasants and the current presenteres are too beautiful and women?. Lets start using a bit of commonsence for goodness sake.
Lionel
5th Feb 2018
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In case you missed it Wilf, Common Sense passed away a few years ago but it had an outstanding obituary in the Telegraph. I was deeply saddened at that passing but am greatly buoyed up when I see some of it's progeny dotted around me. It was certainly a busy person. (You'll notice I didn't attribute a gender to common sense; plan to milk the pension fund a little longer!)

Society must evolve, make progress, but even moving in the area of progress sets in motion the final days of that society. It's in the nature of Man, at least Western man, that enough is never enough and one must go empire building, become better than the very best - become like gods. Before that point is reached that society is doomed. Thus, progress is an end in itself and many lives and much heart ache is spent achieving that progress, that end.

I'm not here advocating maintaining only the status quo, no. But let's use our massive brains, something we all almost hold in common, and see in which direction 'progress' takes us. The safe path is mostly the best choice.

I don't know if you and your wife watched Fiddler on the Roof at any time? If you did, you may recall the poverty and degradation displayed there. That was my mother's family background in Poland. We've been peasants ever since usually keeping pace with economic benefits of education and work. My father was not Jewish but he too was brought up in poverty between the Wars. He went on to make hideous amounts of money but enjoyed the good life far too much. It killed him before he reached 70.

Yes, these last few years has been a time of extremes - the implication of the word has become acceptable in common usage. To me, that sounds a death knell.

Wilf, if you compared Strictly Come Dancing I would watch it! That would be a first! But I take your point. Surely another buzz word in our society today is 'inclusive.' Everything has to be inclusive. That's quite unrealistic. What would happen if a nice little Jewish boy like me walked into a National Front meeting? You would get a warmer reception in synagogues, Wilf.

In a much earlier thread on Silver Surfers I spoke of my ethnicity and later spiritual persuasions. It was perfectly in context with the subject of the thread. No one dared comment publicly, but the private chat hatred that flowed was very hurtful. I deleted every one so as to leave no record, but noted the names of the people involved. Some remain but I don't reply to them.

I'll ask my wife, who watches Strictly, to look out for a chap as you describe yourself. If I hear the word tutu or ballet pumps in his connection I'll offer to be your manager. All the best show biz managers are like me!
DerekA
6th Feb 2018
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True, but I think you'll find the women working within the teams on hospitality or even on the tech side can be just as glamourous as the grid girls in order to project the image of the teams.
Margaret Hart
5th Feb 2018
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AlThough I wouldn’t want to do this job I believe the young ladies who do thoroughly enjoy it as there is a great atmosphere at the races and everybody seems to enjoy them. I don’t think you can compare this work with that of the ones at The Presidents Club Charity Dinner which did sound demeaning. I feel they are taking a hammer to crack an egg in changing behaviour. I always was a career person and didn’t even consider I couldn’t do any job a man could do except for my difference in strength as my health was poor but it never stopped me. I was the first female manager of a Travel Agents in the UK and there was a fair amount of male dislike and they thought you should always be proving yourself but as long as
I ran the business well I quite simply didn’t care. Not many of the men were also accountants which I was.
MrsPat
5th Feb 2018
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I totally agree with you Margaret
kentrix39
5th Feb 2018
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PC has turned this country into a police state. Free speech has gone people are afraid to get into a debate about anything that might upset them. They have become complete bigots in as much as no one should dare to give an alternative to which they think is correct, usually PC
GlynysH
5th Feb 2018
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It’s rubbish we certainly don’t live in a police state. It depends wether you peddle racial hatred that should not be tolerated. We live in the 21st century not the 19th.
MrsPat
5th Feb 2018
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You would think in some aspects we live in the 19th Century. If a woman wants to become a grid girl why not? If a young chap does-who cares? We will end up with a society as bland as magnolia paint on a wall.
MrsPat
5th Feb 2018
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Exactly so if girls want to be Grid Girls they should do. Its called sport, excitment and glamour.
MrsPat
5th Feb 2018
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No of course they should not be banned how totally rediculous. Has jacob Rees Mogg been thinking about this for a long time then? About time he got on and helped run the country rather than thinking about Grid Girls. What about the girls jobs. Has anyone asked them. What will they do now?
GlynysH
5th Feb 2018
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MrsPat
5th Feb 2018
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Why should get another job they if the girls enjoy it. Its the same as modelling do you want girls to stop modelling? Do you want all women back in the kitchen cooking their husbands meals? This is 2018 not 1818.
Lionel
5th Feb 2018
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No, MrsPat, even I as a man don't want that.

What I want to see is the bird cage that society has held women in for so many years, torn down.

Let them fly, let them be the best at what they can do. Encourage, build up and ensure some common sense is in place.

But, in as much as men must not lose their masculinity, neither must women lose their femininity. We need each other.

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