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Two bomb blasts during the Boston Marathon

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by emzie, Apr 15, 2013.

  1. El_Machinae

    El_Machinae Colour vision since 2018 Retired Moderator

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    Less than 50% of the population stand while peeing!
     
  2. bhsup

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    Well that's only because German women are toilet monsters and don't let men stand whilst doing their thing.

    EDIT: Wait... the women...
     
  3. ace99

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    Norway or Sweden.
     
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    Step one: research the "stand while peeing" stats for every country in the world.
    Step two: wait two months.
    Step three: win the "guess the map" thread.
     
  5. AlpsStranger

    AlpsStranger Jump jump on the tiger!

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    I thought you were joking and I Googled it.

    World gone mad :crazyeye:
     
  6. Evie

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    ...did the DOJ really just call a pressure cooker with explosives in it "Weapon of mass destruction"?

    ...I'll go buy a new desk. Reinforced. With padding. I foresee much headdesking in the near future.
     
  7. AlpsStranger

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    They did? What?
     
  8. Goodfella

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    He revealed it today. Apparently the Saudi guy that was initially arrested is a terrorist and the government doesn't want to reveal that it knew about it so instead it's going to give him a free pass or something. Beck's completely crazy like he usually is.
     
  9. ace99

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    It's a legal term. http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/18/2332a (Disclaimer: Didn't read the article, don't know if this is the statue he's being charged with)

    It includes explosives, bombs and stuff like that. Not (just) nuclear weapons.

     
  10. hobbsyoyo

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    So apparently Canada stopped some terrorists from blowing up a passenger train today.

    Canada#1!
     
  11. Evie

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    And then people wonder why we legal are viewed as people who twist the words in completely ludicrous ways. This makes the Canadian Criminal Code look sensible, and the Canadian Criminal Code is a thing I cannot describe here due to profanity rules.

    Though I suppose it does mean I shouldn't blame the DOJ for that one. So with all due apologies, I shall now headdesk at congress instead.
     
  12. DinoDoc

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    Quick question: Assuming the guy survives, would it be too early for him to apply for a position at the University of Illinois or Columbia University?
     
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    What?
     
  14. Commodore

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    So if we operate on that definition, then I guess Saddam did have WMDs....:mischief:
     
  15. AlpsStranger

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    If we operate under that definition I'm pretty sure I have WMDs. :lol:

    EDIT: I should say "the ingredients for potential WMDs." I don't actually have bombs or anything :eek:
     
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    Yeah, better rephrase that lol.
     
  17. ace99

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    Too late, I've already dispatched the thought police, the FBI, DHS and the CIA to Alps house. It was good knowing him.

    I remember hearing Norway was thinking about banning standing urinating in restrooms, or getting rid of urinals.
     
  18. AlpsStranger

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    No, the black helicopters are already here! :run:
     
  19. MobBoss

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    Well, you gotta understand the definition of what a WMD actually is; and it's pretty broad.

    http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/investigate/terrorism/wmd/wmd_faqs

    Edit: cross post with Ace.

    And the RCMP press release on it indicated that the cell was directly tracable back to Iran.

    Oh boy.
     
  20. Goodfella

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    I think that's his complaint: it's really broad. So broad that a homemade IED is now a weapon of mass destruction. I don't know about you, but when I hear the words mass destruction, I'm thinking something along the lines of little boy or Halabja.
     

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