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Conjecture  •  June 8, 2016  •  by Spencer Montagu

Undemocratic EU? More Like Feckless MEPs…

“The EU is undemocratic bureaucrats deciding everyone’s future without consent or control.” There is a long argument to be had with many things in this composite statement of peoples’ feeling towards the EU, notably the anti-democratic area. If you believe, Britain, with it’s bizarre first past the post system of voting is truly democratic then…

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Conjecture  •  September 10, 2014  •  by Stephen Delahunty

13 Lists Only Buzzfeed Readers Will Be Aware Of

1o Reasons Lists Come In List Format    19 Subjective Life Tips   32 Obvious Character Traits That Will Apply To Some People   15 Stereotypes Everyone Can Relate To   12 Genderless Fashion Hacks   7 Photos Taken From The Perspective Of A Bangladeshi Garment Worker 18 Things That Happen Everyday   11 Celebrity Deaths You…

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Conjecture  •  September 1, 2014  •  by Stephen Delahunty

Seven Streets: ‘Are We Living Through The Death Of The Review?’

The more I write these days, the less appealing the idea of writing a review has become, hence when Seven Streets published their article entitled, ‘Are we living through the death of the review?’ I considered it an extremely timely piece. More so as I had been annoyed recently, when someone commented on our review of the Biennial…

Hipster-Chic?

Conjecture  •  April 5, 2014  •  by Daniel Pearce

Room At The In-crowd? Motel Bar

Forgive me the wordplay, but I recently ‘checked in’ to Liverpool’s Motel bar for a quiet, early evening pint, with my best girl. Sequestered away in its own hidden corner of Fleet Street, with only a humbly proportioned neon-sign (Sadly, not yet flickering from constant illumination, in that romantically sinister sort-of-way) duo-syllabically declaring this establishment…

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Conjecture  •  March 21, 2014  •  by Meg Morgan

Is Liverpool The 3rd Best City In The World?

So it’s been six years since Liverpool was named Capital of Culture; we can’t really keep using that as an excuse to big up the city, we all should just get over it now. The Superlambananas need to be melted down and made into whatever new animal-fruit combo we can come up with (I’m thinking…

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Conjecture  •  March 21, 2014  •  by Katy Murphy

The Penny Drops

I’m trying to understand lure of the fruit machine. To stand at attention like an undead soldier, jamming in coin after coin, seems a pointless way to spend your time and coinage. The old school bleeps I’m hearing are repeating in perfect climaxing patterns as an old woman is transfixed on the blinking blag box….

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Conjecture  •  March 6, 2014  •  by Katy Murphy

Translating Manson

Who loves a good riddle? I couldn’t help but have a go deciphering this cryptic message from possibly the most recognised madman in modern history. So, it seems Charles Manson has finally grown tired of that little boy, Brian Warner (aka Marilyn Manson), running around like a big silly, using the Lord’s name in vain….

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Conjecture  •  January 10, 2014  •  by Paul Bowsley

Liverpool’s Top 4 Cash Points

Cash points. The roadside shrines of 21st century Britain, each and every one dedicated to Mammon. They stud our daily existence with all the grim regularity of a third rate public transport system, lying Tories and dogshit. However, is it possible (or necessary) to glory in their positive attributes? To rate them, using a ridiculous…