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Offline TomS

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The truth about Metropolitan Valentine
« on: July 27, 2004, 10:08:20 AM »
[An excerpt from a letter from Archbishop Gregory of the ROAC]

We made inquiries and learned that all the money that was on him, in the amount of almost $100,000, was taken away. He was escorted back to Russia by two Russian security officials from the airline "Aeroflot." If he returns to America, he will have to appear in court to defend himself. We were told that it may be up to 10 years before the Metropolitan will be allowed to travel within the United States again.

The initial police report stated the following:

ANATOLY P. RUSANTSOV
DOB: MARCH 3, 1939
ALIAS: METROPOLITAN VALENTINE
HEIGHT: 6'
WEIGHT: 245 lbs
WHITE MALE
DISTINGUISHING MARKS: GOLD CAPPED TEETH
DATE OF ARREST: JULY 3, 2004 [SATURDAY]
TIME: 1900 HOURS
ENTITY: U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PATROL
1st HEARING: AUGUST 3, 2004 [TUESDAY]
WHERE: FEDERAL COURT, NY, NY
CRIME: SMUGGLING [Currency, foreign and domestic]

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WOOO!! DUDE! Metropolitan Valentine is a GANSTA !!! He's a Homie!

Will this be the schismatic gang wars -- similar to the East Coast/West Coast rapper wars that got Tupac and Biggy iced??

Stay tuned. Same bat-time. Same bat-channel!


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Re:The truth about Metropolitan Valentine
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2004, 10:33:48 AM »

DISTINGUISHING MARKS: GOLD CAPPED TEETH


That is of no account.  Steel and gold are used in dentristry in foreign countries, (as well as  metals still being used in the U.S.).  Porcelain is the best choice (for appearance, and no leaching of metals into the body system), but can be prohibitively expensive.

Meanwhile, let's not have another egg-tossing thread about ROAC.  Either tune them out from your radar, or pray for them!  Go to the Indiana List if you want insults.    

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Re:The truth about Metropolitan Valentine
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2004, 10:38:39 AM »
That is of no account.  Steel and gold are used in dentristry in foreign countries, (as well as  metals still being used in the U.S.).  Porcelain is the best choice (for appearance, and no leaching of metals into the body system), but can be prohibitively expensive.

Oh! That's why! Wow! I am glad you told me this! I SERIOUSLY thought he was a Gangsta!!!!!!!!!!! I feel much better now that I know 4truth!

I mean, I was afraid we would see him in a Snoop-Dog video. He already has the gold chains and all!

I was afraid he'd be like all pimpin' behind the Dog rappin - "Yo! That Colorad bi* disrespecting the Met. Talkin' all Canon's and sh*. So I had to pop the Bi* to teach him that this Met is phat"

That would really reflect badly on the Metropolitan and ROAC in general.

Meanwhile, let's not have another egg-tossing thread about ROAC.  Either tune them out from your radar, or pray for them!  Go to the Indiana List if you want insults.    

Why go to the Indiana list when you can get it all here?
« Last Edit: July 27, 2004, 10:48:36 AM by Tom+ú »

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Re:The truth about Metropolitan Valentine
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2004, 11:20:18 AM »
What is the purpose of this information being made available here, in what way does it tell us anything? There have been several television programmes and articles published here in the UK which have raised questions about just how visitors to the USA may be treated.

Combatting terrorism is one thing but the sometimes questionable treatment of visitors is another. The leaking of information by an official in this case just more raises questions about the system, than a solitary visitor to the States.

(America and Americans: you are wonderful. The administration and your welcome to visitors sells you short, folks).





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Re:The truth about Metropolitan Valentine
« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2004, 11:26:14 AM »
The leaking of information by an official in this case just more raises questions

This was not a leak. Arrest records are public information.

This part of text came from a letter written by Archbishop Gregory explaining his postion to the ROAC faithful under his dominion.

Full text is here:

http://www.euphrosynoscafe.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2757
« Last Edit: July 27, 2004, 12:49:47 PM by Tom+ú »

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Re:The truth about Metropolitan Valentine
« Reply #5 on: July 27, 2004, 12:20:36 PM »
There is a useful footnote under Tom's name, the first line of which he might reread.

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Re:The truth about Metropolitan Valentine
« Reply #6 on: July 27, 2004, 12:25:34 PM »
I fail to see how Tom is "judging" anyone.  He's merely trying to inject some humor into this whole mess, which, like it or not, that's exactly what the whole ROAC in America situation is...a mess.

Or perhaps you think St. Lawrence was out of line when he told his tormentors to turn him over, as he was quite done on that side.
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Re:The truth about Metropolitan Valentine
« Reply #7 on: July 27, 2004, 12:51:09 PM »
There is a useful footnote under Tom's name, the first line of which he might reread.

How was I judging??? Besides, I think it would be prudent to also read my avater tagline.  ;)

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Re:The truth about Metropolitan Valentine
« Reply #8 on: July 27, 2004, 02:03:24 PM »
I also fail to see how Tom is judging the Metropolitan, ROAC, or anyone, really.  I personally got a hearty laugh out of the 'gangsta' comment, but, hey, I don't know how or why the ROAC situation is a mess.

Of course, I also enjoy the Onion Dome and get a laugh out of it at times.

Was there being Metropolitan rappers in Ninetenth-Century Russia?  IS OUTRAGE!!!! ;) :P

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Re:The truth about Metropolitan Valentine
« Reply #9 on: July 27, 2004, 09:28:19 PM »
Yes, the Onion Dome is very, very funny. Sometimes uncomfortably so................................................... :-*

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Re:The truth about Metropolitan Valentine
« Reply #10 on: July 28, 2004, 02:07:53 AM »
OK, Tom, I have to say...for a 46-year-old, you gots da mad skillz "talkin' noise."  I'm a school teacher in Ft. Worth, and the majority of my students are either black or hispanic...you sounded just like one of them!  Friggin' hilarious!

And to envision it coming from a bearded, Orthodox hierarch... :rofl:
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Re:The truth about Metropolitan Valentine
« Reply #11 on: July 28, 2004, 05:38:21 AM »
If Met. Valentine is a gangster, then so are 50% of the people over age 50 here in Moscow. Gold and silver teeth are pretty common.
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Re:The truth about Metropolitan Valentine
« Reply #12 on: July 28, 2004, 02:35:14 PM »
No kidding...the lady who let MsGuided and me into Saint Sergius' Chapel at ROCOR's Manhattan headquarters had a 22K smile.  :D
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Re: The truth about Metropolitan Valentine
« Reply #13 on: January 09, 2005, 09:10:22 AM »
Where'd you go Bogoliubtsy?
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Re: The truth about Metropolitan Valentine
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