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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4277 on: January 03, 2014, 08:00:31 AM »


Meanwhile in Beijing...
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4280 on: January 04, 2014, 04:45:32 AM »
But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4281 on: January 04, 2014, 10:39:50 AM »
^Gallagher would be proud!  8)

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4282 on: January 04, 2014, 04:56:37 PM »
I really liked this picture of President Dr. Bashar Al-Assad next to a clock of St. George:



I do hope this is not considered too political for the public forum.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4283 on: January 04, 2014, 05:05:03 PM »
I do hope this is not considered too political for the public forum.

It's just funny.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4284 on: January 04, 2014, 05:10:40 PM »
I do hope this is not considered too political for the public forum.

It's just funny.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4285 on: January 04, 2014, 05:13:37 PM »


Meanwhile in Beijing...

Is this something they plan to build?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4286 on: January 04, 2014, 05:15:03 PM »
^Lol. I just love how the smoke is emanating from the factories in the background.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4288 on: January 04, 2014, 05:27:47 PM »
I do hope this is not considered too political for the public forum.

It's just funny.
Care to elaborate? Send me a PM, if you would prefer.

Your politician worship. Is funny.

Any politician worship like that is funny.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4289 on: January 04, 2014, 05:29:27 PM »


Meanwhile in Beijing...

Is this something they plan to build?

They did
http://www.pravmir.ru/v-pekine-nachali-stroit-zdaniya-v-vide-pravoslavnyx-xramov/

Yeah that kind of blew my mind when the news story first came out. I liked the quote someone said "was the Emperor gone that day?"

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4290 on: January 04, 2014, 05:37:44 PM »
I do hope this is not considered too political for the public forum.

It's just funny.
Care to elaborate? Send me a PM, if you would prefer.

Your politician worship. Is funny.

Any politician worship like that is funny.
Well, I certainly do not worship him. Though, I do admire him in many regards. It is also extremely arrogant of you to associate my respect for anyone with worship, considering you do not know the first thing about me. But, I shall leave you to whatever convictions you choose to uphold.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4291 on: January 04, 2014, 05:46:37 PM »
^Lol. I just love how the smoke is emanating from the factories in the background.

I like the Russian Church, Russian churches, and the spread of them throughout the world.  That said, they do have a knack for putting obnoxiously Russian buildings in places where they look extremely out of place. 
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4293 on: January 05, 2014, 09:39:50 AM »
^This literally made me lol.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4294 on: January 05, 2014, 12:42:11 PM »
^Lol. I just love how the smoke is emanating from the factories in the background.

I like the Russian Church, Russian churches, and the spread of them throughout the world.  That said, they do have a knack for putting obnoxiously Russian buildings in places where they look extremely out of place. 

Not you realized these are no churches.
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« Reply #4295 on: January 05, 2014, 01:56:03 PM »
Not you realized these are no churches.

Would you rephrase that, please?  I'm not sure what you're trying to say. 
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I like the Russian Church, Russian churches, and the spread of them throughout the world

LOL, I spoke it into being.
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« Reply #4297 on: January 05, 2014, 02:37:15 PM »
Not you realized these are no churches.

Would you rephrase that, please?  I'm not sure what you're trying to say. 

"Didn't it dawn on you that those are not actual churches (but beacons of Russian imperialism)?" 

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« Reply #4298 on: January 05, 2014, 02:41:32 PM »
Not you realized these are no churches.

Would you rephrase that, please?  I'm not sure what you're trying to say. 

"Didn't it dawn on you that those are not actual churches (but beacons of Russian imperialism)?" 

They are beacons of Russian imperialism either. Their are examples of weird Chinese sense of aesthetics.
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« Reply #4299 on: January 05, 2014, 02:45:12 PM »
They are beacons of Russian imperialism either. Their are examples of weird Chinese sense of aesthetics.

Not really, unless by "Chinese" you mean kitsch/cheap/flamboyant stuff (which would be a Eurocentric racist perspective).  ;)



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« Reply #4300 on: January 05, 2014, 03:10:07 PM »
Not really, unless by "Chinese" you mean kitsch/cheap/flamboyant stuff (which would be a Eurocentric racist perspective).  ;)

By "Chinese" I mean "popular in China at the moment". Do not really care whether it's racist or not.
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Re: Picture of the Day
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^Both made me laugh!
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« Reply #4311 on: January 08, 2014, 02:34:44 PM »
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« Reply #4312 on: January 08, 2014, 02:38:45 PM »
Aerial shot of Chicago and Lake Michigan during Polar Vortex.

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^it's crazy, that's the view I see from the high-rise i work in.
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« Reply #4314 on: January 08, 2014, 02:55:24 PM »
^You have an impressive view then.^

I've had similar ones in Manhattan.
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« Reply #4316 on: January 08, 2014, 04:01:53 PM »
I remember when you bought Legos to make your own creations.  Those were the good ol' days...
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« Reply #4317 on: January 08, 2014, 04:10:30 PM »
I remember when you bought Legos to make your own creations.  Those were the good ol' days...

You're misremembering. 8) Go back through the catalogues on Lugnet... they have almost always had designed sets. When I was growing up in the 80s just about every set that was bought for me in the store (Castle, City, Space, etc.) was of a specific design. The only time I got random pieces was from yard sales (though thankfully I got quite a lot of those). Though admittedly Lego did go through a period in the mid-00s when they were making more and more big pieces so as to inflate the size of the products. Lego almost went out of business about a decade ago... if licenses with Star Wars, LOTR, The Simpsons, etc. is how they stay afloat then that's fine with me.

EDIT--Though I'm not paying $200 for any Lego set these days, let alone a Simpsons one.
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« Reply #4318 on: January 08, 2014, 04:16:48 PM »
I don't really have a problem with all the licensing, but it is a lot different than the generic themes that they used to have and we grew up with.  This set isn't bad, but my daughters are into the Friends theme which has a ton of little specialized pieces, making it hard to make your own stuff. I'm sure you remember back when we were growing up, the back of the box had pictures of other things you could make with the set.  You didn't get instructions for those, but it was fun to see if you could replicate it. Of course, after that, it just got dumped in the big bin with all the other legos, waiting for new creations to arise from the pieces.

Ahh, memories...
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« Reply #4319 on: January 08, 2014, 04:18:27 PM »
Ahh, ok, I see what you're saying now :)