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Old Jul 13th 2006, 10:45 am
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Israel bombs the crap out of Beirut airport...

War or a spat?

Thoughts?

Cheers,

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PS - A conversation today between some colleagues, a LebCan, Arab German and a Bangladeshi:

LebCan - *****ing Israels... blah blah blah
Bangla - It's all the Americans fault for supporting them.
Arab Germ - It's the same thing, Americans and Jews, Jews control America.
LebCan - too right.
Bangla - The Jews have all the money and power.
All three - True, True.
Bangla - I guess this is why Hitler wanted to kill them all.

At this point I had to tell them to shut the ***** up... Cretins.

PPS - Glad to see a thread 50 replies long about shagging around yet a war just about to start in the Middle East has not been mentioned!
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Old Jul 13th 2006, 11:16 am
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Originally Posted by Autonomy
Israel bombs the crap out of Beirut airport...

War or a spat?

Thoughts?

Cheers,

Auto.

PS - A conversation today between some colleagues, a LebCan, Arab German and a Bangladeshi:

LebCan - *****ing Israels... blah blah blah
Bangla - It's all the Americans fault for supporting them.
Arab Germ - It's the same thing, Americans and Jews, Jews control America.
LebCan - too right.
Bangla - The Jews have all the money and power.
All three - True, True.
Bangla - I guess this is why Hitler wanted to kill them all.

At this point I had to tell them to shut the ***** up... Cretins.

PPS - Glad to see a thread 50 replies long about shagging around yet a war just about to start in the Middle East has not been mentioned!
Im afraid its the start of something bigger my friend....
But,I dont encourage the state-within-a-state status quo that we have in Lebanon....
A solution must be found....
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Old Jul 13th 2006, 1:05 pm
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Default Re: A blip or the start of something bigger

Originally Posted by Autonomy
Israel bombs the crap out of Beirut airport...

War or a spat?

Thoughts?

Cheers,

Auto.

PS - A conversation today between some colleagues, a LebCan, Arab German and a Bangladeshi:

LebCan - *****ing Israels... blah blah blah
Bangla - It's all the Americans fault for supporting them.
Arab Germ - It's the same thing, Americans and Jews, Jews control America.
LebCan - too right.
Bangla - The Jews have all the money and power.
All three - True, True.
Bangla - I guess this is why Hitler wanted to kill them all.

At this point I had to tell them to shut the ***** up... Cretins.

PPS - Glad to see a thread 50 replies long about shagging around yet a war just about to start in the Middle East has not been mentioned!

Aut...its too big to go away this time.... and this will bubble over the borders.... what with this, North Korean missile tests, Indian Missile tests, Iranian nuclear enrichment, Afganistan blowing up again and the continued Iraqi situation, things are looking a trifle dubious for the future...especially the ME.

And to add to it all, the Argies are eyeing up the Falklands again......
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Old Jul 13th 2006, 3:36 pm
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Default Re: A blip or the start of something bigger

Originally Posted by Autonomy
Israel bombs the crap out of Beirut airport...

War or a spat?

Thoughts?

Cheers,

Auto.

PS - A conversation today between some colleagues, a LebCan, Arab German and a Bangladeshi:

LebCan - *****ing Israels... blah blah blah
Bangla - It's all the Americans fault for supporting them.
Arab Germ - It's the same thing, Americans and Jews, Jews control America.
LebCan - too right.
Bangla - The Jews have all the money and power.
All three - True, True.
Bangla - I guess this is why Hitler wanted to kill them all.

At this point I had to tell them to shut the ***** up... Cretins.

PPS - Glad to see a thread 50 replies long about shagging around yet a war just about to start in the Middle East has not been mentioned!
All very scary indeed. I don't think its a storm in a tea pot this time. Something much bigger is looming on the horizon with all the missile tests etc for sure ...

Somewhere in all of this sides will be formed and practising will regrettably become the real thing again. Just hope gulf doesn't become missile alley
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Old Jul 13th 2006, 3:53 pm
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Most of the Lebs I know were dead against Hezbollah's action (even some of the shiites) for the simple reason that the country was trying to get itself back on its feet - and it is obvious to the whole world that they are trying to drag them into a war.

The problem is that Hezbollah is basically an Iranian and Syrian funded militia that doesn't seem to act in the interests of Lebanon (mind you - who does!!!)

I think in general the Lebanese people are fed up of being used as a theatre for other countries to act out their regional war games.

I was supposed to be going to Beirut next week as well
 
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There's a Lebo in a shared office here at work. Nice guy. Just real noisy (as they all are apparently). He's very tearful about the troubles. Very relieved to be here and out of it all.

Pity about Lebo ... it has superb export peanuts here in Doha. Yummie!
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Is it politically correct to call them Lebo's?

Originally Posted by Rascalmate
There's a Lebo in a shared office here at work. Nice guy. Just real noisy (as they all are apparently). He's very tearful about the troubles. Very relieved to be here and out of it all.

Pity about Lebo ... it has superb export peanuts here in Doha. Yummie!
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Originally Posted by W10
I think in general the Lebanese people are fed up of being used as a theatre for other countries to act out their regional war games.
An understatement if I every heard one. I thought the quote from Israel of something like "we will bomb them back 20 years" was so outrageous and agressive considering the provocation (i.e. over reaction).

Premeditated? I think so. Justified - no.

However - Israel is in a tighter fix than ever and is prone to react...
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PPS - Glad to see a thread 50 replies long about shagging around yet a war just about to start in the Middle East has not been mentioned!
Has anyone shagged around with a Lebanese girl?
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Has anyone shagged around with a Lebanese girl?
Has anyone shagged a Brit????


Stop being racist....Use other stuff to be funny....
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Originally Posted by Autonomy
An understatement if I every heard one. I thought the quote from Israel of something like "we will bomb them back 20 years" was so outrageous and agressive considering the provocation (i.e. over reaction).

Premeditated? I think so. Justified - no.

However - Israel is in a tighter fix than ever and is prone to react...
Either way,what HA did is totally uncalled for....They did the provocation....2 weeks ago they saw what Israel did for 1 soldier...Theyre just playing russian roulette with the lives of innocent people,and causing the destruction of the infrastructure....And for what????

Swap of arab prisoners in Israeli prisons????We have more than double that figure already in Syrian prisons...Why doesnt HA abduct Syrian soldiers as well????
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Originally Posted by shoushou
Has anyone shagged a Brit????


Stop being racist....Use other stuff to be funny....
Who pissed in your Corn Flakes- what is racist about that?
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Originally Posted by Desert Dweller
Who pissed in your Corn Flakes- what is racist about that?
I dont eat corn flakes....
Shagged around a Lebanese girl,hmmm....Sorry not racist at all,actually its quite cute and endearing...Carry on....
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I dont eat corn flakes....
Shagged around a Lebanese girl,hmmm....Sorry not racist at all,actually its quite cute and endearing...Carry on....
But if I'd said 'Shagged around with an English girl' it would have been funny- yeah, because Lebanese girls are so virtuous.
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Originally Posted by Desert Dweller
But if I'd said 'Shagged around with an English girl' it would have been funny- yeah, because Lebanese girls are so virtuous.
If you'd said that,maybe....I don't think others would find it funny if I said that......
Virtue????That was over and done with since the 16th century......
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