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Random Thoughts 9: Attack of the Vapid Posts

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by hobbsyoyo, Feb 20, 2020.

  1. Takhisis

    Takhisis spells laser with an s

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    up yours!
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  2. aimeeandbeatles

    aimeeandbeatles 401 Unauthorized

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    Should I be afraid?
     
  3. Takhisis

    Takhisis spells laser with an s

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    up yours!
    Of a teenager?
     
  4. aimeeandbeatles

    aimeeandbeatles 401 Unauthorized

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    Yes.
     
  5. The_J

    The_J Say No 2 Net Validations Retired Moderator Supporter

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    I think we did still quite well though :p.
     
  6. Timsup2nothin

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    Eventually. It's a very long game.
     
  7. The_J

    The_J Say No 2 Net Validations Retired Moderator Supporter

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    Let me just check when exactly he lived...mmhh... nah, seems we were doing fine at that time already, unless I'm missing something.
     
  8. Patine

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    It was meant as a joke, but admittedly, maybe a bit weak. :o

    It certainly must have been vindictive gossip indeed. Everyone in the high courts of Europe in that day knew well only the Habsburgs got up to that kind of thing. :nono:
     
  9. shadowplay

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    There's an old Polish lady on the train eating pierogies out of her coat pocket.
     
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  10. Valka D'Ur

    Valka D'Ur Hosting Iron Pen in A&E Retired Moderator

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    That's disgusting. :ack:
     
  11. Timsup2nothin

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    Well, internal wars among various petty Dukedoms you are either missing or consider part of "doing fine," but that's more or less what I was saying that Machiavelli was urging "the prince" to put a stop to on the Italian peninsula.

    In retrospect maybe if all of Europe had stuck with loose confederation across a bunch of petty dukedoms that were more likely to squabble among themselves than form large nation states and squabble on a grander scale maybe we'd all be better off, but by Machiavelli's time England was already unified into the wicked witch of the north, the Iberians had gelled down to a small number of substantial sized nations, and more frightening than anything else the possibility of some king emerging and bringing all the petty nobles of France to heel under a single banner was looming very large.
     
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  12. Birdjaguar

    Birdjaguar Hanafubuki Retired Moderator Supporter

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    The first version of The Prince was published in 1513. By 1500, Spain was united (except tiny Navarre); France was, as was England. Northern Italy was about a dozen states. Germany was also messy.
     
  13. Timsup2nothin

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    Maybe she has really clean pockets? Maybe her pocket was lined with wax paper?
     
  14. Birdjaguar

    Birdjaguar Hanafubuki Retired Moderator Supporter

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    She must have been hungry. :(
     
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  15. Zardnaar

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    It's not that bad. Eaten of f the ground camping.
     
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  16. AdamCrock

    AdamCrock Polish Pudding

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    I found this very silly :crazyeye: First of all why would she be there ? Why Would she be eating our (delicious dish really ??!! and out of the pocket ? ) and why would she be travelling on the train the exact day You did ? It sounds a bit far fetched to me.

    Most peculiar thing however is that I can't find shadowplay's post in this thred ! I am sorry @shadowplay I think I am being played with :crazyeye: by the forces I do not comprehend.
     
  17. Arakhor

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    England had already been united for 500 years at this point. We'd even gone through two messy civil wars in the meantime!
     
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  18. Zardnaar

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    Yup Spain 1492, France more or less late 15th century.
     
  19. Valka D'Ur

    Valka D'Ur Hosting Iron Pen in A&E Retired Moderator

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    I've been trying out the latest edition of Jewel Match Solitaire. The theme is Atlantis, which means the castles are built underwater. I was puttering along on the game when I realized that whoever did the effects for this edition got lazy... they included the sound effects for the Twilight version, so as I'm building this castle underwater I can listen to the soothing sounds of softly hooting owls.
     
  20. AdamCrock

    AdamCrock Polish Pudding

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    Hah !! Speak to Æthelred the Unready as our Longships and Drakkars unload upon the England pleasent green shores ! :crazyeye::lol:
     

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