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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4545 on: February 16, 2014, 01:36:09 PM »
So, rape is useful?

A rape victim is bound to respect the opportunity that some freak gave her to have a baby?

 ??? ???

Does not compute.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4546 on: February 16, 2014, 01:39:50 PM »
So, rape is useful?

A rape victim is bound to respect the opportunity that some freak gave her to have a baby?

 ??? ???

Does not compute.

The baby is not hers, but belongs to God and to himself (a separate person). It is unfortunate that the rape happened, but now we are dealing with another person and we can't just kill that person and turn ourselves against life itself. It's not like the woman dies if she gives birth to the baby; she can even offer him for adoption if she unable to look after him. It is the most horrid and selfish thing to simply kill him because he is an inconvenience, an undesired object instead of a life, an individual.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4547 on: February 16, 2014, 01:47:19 PM »


German luge team members from the 1976 Winter Olympics.

"We are from France..."  ;)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4548 on: February 16, 2014, 02:14:33 PM »
"I have been called bad before. Many have said I do things that are not, correct to do. I don't believe in such talk as this. I am nice man, with happy feelings, all of the time!"

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4549 on: February 16, 2014, 02:25:51 PM »


German luge team members from the 1976 Winter Olympics.

"We are from France..."  ;)

Nice one, I lol'd hard
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4550 on: February 16, 2014, 06:49:18 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4551 on: February 16, 2014, 06:51:00 PM »
Nice one as usual, W.A.  :)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4552 on: February 16, 2014, 07:15:01 PM »



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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4553 on: February 16, 2014, 07:36:53 PM »
Even satan himself can appear as an Angel of the Lord, and do good works in His name, to distract you from the path of True Righteousness

Ever notice that just like there is no age limit on stupidity, there is no IQ limit either? kind of explains a lot huh?

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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4555 on: February 18, 2014, 05:18:28 AM »
But apparently it's not just her associated with the quote.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4556 on: February 18, 2014, 05:21:04 AM »
Some say it's a Chinese proverb. So, it goes to show what can be found on the internet.

But apparently it's not just her associated with the quote.


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4557 on: February 18, 2014, 08:28:34 AM »
Conquer evil men by your gentle kindness, and make zealous men wonder at your goodness. Put the lover of legality to shame by your compassion. With the afflicted be afflicted in mind. Love all men, but keep distant from all men.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4558 on: February 18, 2014, 08:28:58 AM »

I couldn't resist...it made me chuckle.  The poor girl.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4559 on: February 18, 2014, 08:30:15 AM »

I couldn't resist...it made me chuckle.  The poor girl.



Fantastic.  :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4560 on: February 18, 2014, 08:32:14 AM »


What is that?

Globe-Bearing (or Ball-Bearing) Treehopper from South America (Link:angel:
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4561 on: February 18, 2014, 12:54:29 PM »

I couldn't resist...it made me chuckle.  The poor girl.



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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4562 on: February 18, 2014, 12:59:19 PM »

I couldn't resist...it made me chuckle.  The poor girl.



The heart wants what the heart wants.  

To paraphrase LBK, "Fantasstick." ;)

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4563 on: February 18, 2014, 05:06:36 PM »

I couldn't resist...it made me chuckle.  The poor girl.



The heart wants what the heart wants.  

To paraphrase LBK, "Fantasstick." ;)



I would continue this wordplay, but I think I would scandalize DeniseDenise. But if you would like a hint to my would be reply. Remove an n and t.

And shame on you if you EDIT: came wound up with anything someone could consider offensive.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4564 on: February 19, 2014, 12:54:25 PM »

I couldn't resist...it made me chuckle.  The poor girl.



The heart wants what the heart wants.  

To paraphrase LBK, "Fantasstick." ;)



I would continue this wordplay, but I think I would scandalize DeniseDenise. But if you would like a hint to my would be reply. Remove an n and t.

And shame on you if you EDIT: came wound up with anything someone could consider offensive.

Hahaha, it was close.  "Wound" is correct.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4565 on: February 23, 2014, 04:57:31 PM »
Meet the Quokka .. a happy little chappy



http://www.reshareworthy.com/quokka-happiest-animal-on-earth/#cfP6Pg6LkvszUjx0.99

wish I could be that happy - what you're saying I can? Oh yea, I just have to redeem my soul



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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4566 on: February 23, 2014, 10:31:06 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4568 on: February 23, 2014, 10:55:37 PM »


That pic should be in the Cuteness Overload thread!  :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4569 on: February 23, 2014, 11:00:57 PM »


What is that?

Globe-Bearing (or Ball-Bearing) Treehopper from South America (Link:angel:
looks like a genetically modified dragonfly. cute though

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4570 on: February 24, 2014, 12:03:48 AM »
Ecc 10:19- Men prepare a meal for enjoyment, and wine makes life merry, and money is the answer to everything.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4571 on: February 24, 2014, 01:32:46 PM »
Ecc 10:19- Men prepare a meal for enjoyment, and wine makes life merry, and money is the answer to everything.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4572 on: February 27, 2014, 03:30:38 PM »
Happy shall he be, that shall take and dash thy little ones against the rock. Alleluia.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4573 on: February 27, 2014, 03:32:18 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4574 on: February 27, 2014, 03:33:04 PM »

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4575 on: February 27, 2014, 03:33:46 PM »



This should be on the "Cuteness Overload" thread.  She's adorable!
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4576 on: February 27, 2014, 04:11:29 PM »
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 #4577 on: February 27, 2014, 11:42:39 PM »


Lol, a tragedy that happens all the time.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4578 on: March 01, 2014, 02:31:26 AM »
"I have been called bad before. Many have said I do things that are not, correct to do. I don't believe in such talk as this. I am nice man, with happy feelings, all of the time!"

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4579 on: March 01, 2014, 07:27:03 PM »
Who is this masked man? Another crime-fighting super hero?

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4580 on: March 02, 2014, 01:20:42 AM »
"I have been called bad before. Many have said I do things that are not, correct to do. I don't believe in such talk as this. I am nice man, with happy feelings, all of the time!"

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« Reply #4581 on: March 02, 2014, 07:32:11 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4582 on: March 02, 2014, 07:35:00 PM »


Shucks! Didn't notice this didn't post. Trying again:

Ecc 10:19- Men prepare a meal for enjoyment, and wine makes life merry, and money is the answer to everything.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4583 on: March 02, 2014, 07:40:43 PM »
:D :P

One of these days we're gonna have to have a thread on how the media (especially magazines and such) portray women. I don't think that it sets an impossible ideal/standard to meet, as is often said, or at least shouldn't, since everyone already knows that the women in these pictures have professionally done makeup, hair, wardrobe, lighting, photography, etc., and then things are further "perfected" using photoshop. People should take such things about as seriously as hentai when it comes to expectations of what women look like. Anyway... maybe after the Clean Monday break...
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4584 on: March 04, 2014, 03:53:09 AM »
"I have been called bad before. Many have said I do things that are not, correct to do. I don't believe in such talk as this. I am nice man, with happy feelings, all of the time!"

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4585 on: March 05, 2014, 06:30:28 AM »
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« Reply #4586 on: March 08, 2014, 05:02:10 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4587 on: March 10, 2014, 10:11:48 PM »
Some beautiful color photography from Russia circa. 1910

the rest can be seen here   http://www.demilked.com/historical-colour-photography-imperial-russia-sergey-prokudin-gorsky/

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #4588 on: March 10, 2014, 10:18:16 PM »
Some beautiful color photography from Russia circa. 1910

the rest can be seen here   http://www.demilked.com/historical-colour-photography-imperial-russia-sergey-prokudin-gorsky/




I was super fortunate to find the coffee table book they made of the whole collection (not all are in color) in a random used book store while on vacation. 

It's fabulous, and amazon does have some..

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Re: Picture of the Day
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