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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26460 on: January 19, 2017, 01:56:54 AM »
A point to ponder about.  MLK died almost 50 years ago, and yet I am amazed at the different versions of descriptions of the man throughout different people that make him seem almost fictional.
Oh so now you see where I'm coming from with the Gospels.  ;)

Actually it makes me believe the gospels even more ;)
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26461 on: January 19, 2017, 11:40:55 AM »
A point to ponder about.  MLK died almost 50 years ago, and yet I am amazed at the different versions of descriptions of the man throughout different people that make him seem almost fictional.
Oh so now you see where I'm coming from with the Gospels.  ;)

Actually it makes me believe the gospels even more ;)

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26462 on: January 19, 2017, 04:47:45 PM »
A point to ponder about.  MLK died almost 50 years ago, and yet I am amazed at the different versions of descriptions of the man throughout different people that make him seem almost fictional.

Heck, that's true of people living right now.
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« Reply #26463 on: January 20, 2017, 05:02:29 AM »
No, the actual Oromo people.  They've felt marginalized since...well, pretty much forever.

Lol confused Ogaden and Oromo. It's African and starts with an 'O'. How should I know, I'm White.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26464 on: January 20, 2017, 09:03:20 AM »
No, the actual Oromo people.  They've felt marginalized since...well, pretty much forever.

Lol confused Ogaden and Oromo. It's African and starts with an 'O'. How should I know, I'm White.

Just don't let me catch you prattling on about "ignorant Americans" as it pertains to things European again.  ;)
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26465 on: January 20, 2017, 10:41:05 PM »
The most sublime part of the inauguration coverage today was seeing Richard Spencer punched in the face by anarchists.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26466 on: January 20, 2017, 10:51:53 PM »
The most sublime part of the inauguration coverage today was seeing Richard Spencer punched in the face by anarchists.

As much as I hate whacko racists, I equally hate the modern phenomenon of 'sucker punches.'
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26467 on: January 20, 2017, 11:23:44 PM »
Conclusions from my trip to my grandma's house:

  • Why do Argentinians all look so autistic? I can spot one from a (safe) distance here just by the way they stare at nowhere with a confused face.
  • I can't believe internet kilometres into the sea is better than in my house...
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  • This island looks frozen in time, it's funny how despite all tourism I still feel like I'm in the 60's.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26468 on: January 21, 2017, 12:41:25 AM »
The most sublime part of the inauguration coverage today was seeing Richard Spencer punched in the face by anarchists.

As much as I hate whacko racists, I equally hate the modern phenomenon of 'sucker punches.'

Sucker punches have existed for at least as there have been fists.  I don't think there's anything particularly modern about them.  And the white nationalist scumbag catching one in the face was hilarious, especially when he was trying to explain what his stupid little frog lapel pin means to him and the other losers.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26469 on: January 23, 2017, 10:55:02 AM »
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26470 on: January 23, 2017, 03:06:41 PM »
Conclusions from my trip to my grandma's house:

  • Why do Argentinians all look so autistic? I can spot one from a (safe) distance here just by the way they stare at nowhere with a confused face.

So mean. 

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26471 on: January 23, 2017, 07:48:56 PM »
This is not an Argentinian, I can't see the fine nose or the blank stare. This may be - Hod forgive me for uttering this word - a Brazilian.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26472 on: January 24, 2017, 04:40:42 PM »
This is not an Argentinian, I can't see the fine nose or the blank stare. This may be - Hod forgive me for uttering this word - a Brazilian.

Can't be.  He's not wearing a motorcycle helmet or a football shirt.    ;)
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26473 on: January 24, 2017, 04:57:07 PM »
Anyone that cries over a soccer game is just {fill in the blank with something mean-spirited}.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26474 on: January 25, 2017, 12:29:46 PM »
It's been awhile since I posted in here. I've been thinking about how long I've been here at OC.net, and I can't believe it's been two whole years already. Time sure does fly.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26475 on: January 26, 2017, 11:49:32 PM »
I think I found a new hobby to try: http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/diy/hebocon-the-best-worst-robot-competition
Unintentional Orthodox-ish bonus quote: "Hebocon, then, is a contest for heboi robots made by heboi people, and we’re all heboi people from time to time. "
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May the Lord help me to become even a little bit like that guy.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26476 on: January 28, 2017, 02:23:02 AM »
Time sure does fly.

I heard that time passed. time happened.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26477 on: January 29, 2017, 10:08:54 PM »
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26478 on: January 30, 2017, 12:00:21 AM »
Hi. How are you?

And being on post moderation is not fun at all. Just saying.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26479 on: January 30, 2017, 03:07:46 PM »
Today me giving a private English lesson at my home to a 13 years old boy, he's looking at my cup with "Our Father" calligraphed in Arabic and finally he's asking "I don't understand: in what do you believe? Do you confess Islam?"
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« Reply #26480 on: January 30, 2017, 03:34:29 PM »
 Went to a barber shop today.  When I saw that the Barber had a Dali-like moustache I knew I had come to the right Place.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26481 on: January 30, 2017, 03:51:14 PM »
Went to a barber shop today.  When I saw that the Barber had a Dali-like moustache I knew I had come to the right Place.

So, can we see the result of this visit?
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26482 on: January 31, 2017, 01:47:26 PM »
Went to a barber shop today.  When I saw that the Barber had a Dali-like moustache I knew I had come to the right Place.

So, can we see the result of this visit?

I want to see a picture of the barber.
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« Reply #26483 on: January 31, 2017, 02:23:37 PM »
Went to a barber shop today.  When I saw that the Barber had a Dali-like moustache I knew I had come to the right Place.

So, can we see the result of this visit?

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26484 on: February 12, 2017, 05:12:42 PM »
The Cirque du Soleil performance at the opening of the BAFTAs was jaw-dropping, as usual.
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« Reply #26485 on: Yesterday at 02:22:17 AM »
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