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Old Jun 8th 2020, 7:03 am
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Originally Posted by Teaandtoday5
Something educational Not going round to her house
It just showed up on my twitter feed from a journalist with the caption "This is an act of war."
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Old Jun 8th 2020, 8:04 am
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Originally Posted by caretaker
It just showed up on my twitter feed from a journalist with the caption "This is an act of war."
Don't tell Doc Brown his rap starts at 45 seconds

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Old Jun 8th 2020, 7:47 pm
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Originally Posted by Danny B
Don't tell Doc Brown his rap starts at 45 seconds

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XIlficiCRCQ
Very good. Think I'll go make one now.
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Old Jun 9th 2020, 5:21 pm
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Originally Posted by Teaandtoday5
Something educational Not going round to her house
She's clearly a terrorist but I don't drink tea so naff it!
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Old Jun 9th 2020, 6:55 pm
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Took 7 hours but finally got the phone charged, me thinks the phone has a problem. Its very old, well old for a cell phone, takes forever to charge and the battery dies super fast now, tried different chargers and all the same, so I think it much be a phone issue, maybe the battery is too old now..
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Old Jun 9th 2020, 7:41 pm
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321
Took 7 hours but finally got the phone charged, me thinks the phone has a problem. Its very old, well old for a cell phone, takes forever to charge and the battery dies super fast now, tried different chargers and all the same, so I think it much be a phone issue, maybe the battery is too old now..
Should get a new one. The hardware cost of a phone is not that much in comparison to cumulative network (service) charges.
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Old Jun 9th 2020, 7:43 pm
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She's clearly a terrorist but I don't drink tea so naff it!
Is that a recent phenomenon ?
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Originally Posted by Shard
Is that a recent phenomenon ?
No, I've never been in favour of terrorism.
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Old Jun 10th 2020, 1:10 pm
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I started re-watching episodes of Teenage Mutant Hero/Ninja (depending on which country you are from) Turtles - the original cartoons from 1987...

For kids cartoons, I never realized how funny they were/are - so much better then some of the rubbish for kids that came out later on *ahem Bodger and Badger for a start
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Originally Posted by caretaker
It just showed up on my twitter feed from a journalist with the caption "This is an act of war."
Ginger Baker rocks...

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Originally Posted by Shard
Should get a new one. The hardware cost of a phone is not that much in comparison to cumulative network (service) charges.
We will eventually, its on the list of things to replace.

When I saw the headline of this article, first thought was, probably Chilliwack, and I was right.

"B.C. school district apologizes for ‘slave day’ and blackface yearbook photos"

https://globalnews.ca/news/7049612/c...mpression=true
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Old Jun 11th 2020, 1:52 am
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321
We will eventually, its on the list of things to replace.

When I saw the headline of this article, first thought was, probably Chilliwack, and I was right.

"B.C. school district apologizes for ‘slave day’ and blackface yearbook photos"

https://globalnews.ca/news/7049612/c...mpression=true
I'm wondering if old Justin (not you ) is going to now get some serious pressure from his blackface episode. It went away the first time, but there's some mob mentality going on at present.

Is there still freecycling going on? There must be lots of people with old mobiles sitting in a drawer happy to get rid of them.

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Originally Posted by Shard
I'm wondering if old Justin (not you ) is going to now get some serious pressure from his blackface episode. It went away the first time, but there's some mob mentality going on at present.

Is there still freecycling going on? There must be lots of people with old mobiles sitting in a drawer happy to get rid of them.
One thing I often notice in Canada is they have no issue calling out other countries, but do little to fix the issues in Canada, or the popular at least we are not as bad as the US. Canada seems to strive only to be slightly better than the US. It's the same with healthcare, at least its better than the US, and it is a bit better, but we are still pretty much as the bottom when compared to peer countries with universal systems.

Weird mindset in Canada at times. I think its why I tend to not get along with most Canadian's, hard to live in a country where so many hate the country your from, probably one reason I never felt any desire to get Canadian citizenship, I don't actually feel like I am part of Canada, its not been a welcoming experience for me, I have had some Canadian's refuse to even talk to me once they found out I am was American.

So they will forgive JT and his blackface but want to send a mob out for anyone else or arrest someone for doing it. Imagine the outrage if someone found a photo of Trump in blackface.



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Old Jun 11th 2020, 8:35 am
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What are we going to put up in place of all these racist statues that are getting pulled down?

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Old Jun 11th 2020, 10:19 am
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Originally Posted by Danny B
What are we going to put up in place of all these racist statues that are getting pulled down?
Why not a statue to someone who 'really ' made a positive impact to you community? It puts money into the local artistic body and opens it up to more people.

We have to just let go of all this angst and ire...shit happened, we have to accept it and move on.

The world cannot keep apologizing for past transgressions. We have to all draw an official, legislative and pragmatic line in the sand and advance.

Present day US ain't doing great...but...no other country (except the Scandis...perhaps?) can stand in judgement against any other country can they ?
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