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Old Jun 12th 2018, 3:34 pm
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Are you one of those people who, upon hearing a foreign accent, rushes to the police station to report illegal foreign communists secretly hiding amongst the population?

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Old Jun 12th 2018, 3:37 pm
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I was describing the content and perceived intent of your comments, not you.

It's up to you whether or not you consider all of those things to be an insult. Calling someone a sad creature definitely counts as a personal insult though.
No, I said "supposed insults" as they seem to be insults in your view of the world (Hint: just because you think something does not make it so). It is also an attempt to categorise and belittle my opinion, which is a tactic you are prone to use rather than actually addressing the opinions given. Anyway, I thought you were upset that I called you a prat - but then, if you were, you'd stop proving me right.
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Most of them don't seem to really be escaping anything.
Yeah, like you would know - it's hard to see the world with your eyes shut.
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Old Jun 12th 2018, 3:46 pm
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https://www.independent.co.uk/news/u...-a8394671.html
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Old Jun 12th 2018, 4:02 pm
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The irony is that in almost any other country in the world, I would be considered quite the leftist.
Eh, maybe. In the US you'd be at least a centrist, but the window's so far off to the right here that I'm probably considered a communist even though I'm socialist-adjacent at best.

Originally Posted by amideislas View Post
You're a music lover.. Remember that song Joni Mitchell did with a cameo appearance by Cheech & Chong? I often hear that line following his posts..

Anyway, for such an expert on "the rest of the world", he sure exhibits precious little knowledge of it. It's amusing to watch though.
That one seems to have passed me by, sadly, so I shall have to look it up

Originally Posted by amideislas View Post
Are you one of those people who, upon hearing a foreign accent, rushes to the police station to report illegal foreign communists secretly hiding amongst the population?

Sultan - identify the artist/title who sang this line:

"so you say there's a race of men in the trees? You're for tough legislation? Thanks for calling... (I wait all night for calls like these).."
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That'd be Steely Dan
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Old Jun 12th 2018, 4:07 pm
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Originally Posted by amideislas View Post
Are you one of those people who, upon hearing a foreign accent, rushes to the police station to report illegal foreign communists secretly hiding amongst the population?

Sultan - identify the artist/title who sang this line:

"so you say there's a race of men in the trees? You're for tough legislation? Thanks for calling... (I wait all night for calls like these).."
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Well that clarifies things.
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Old Jun 12th 2018, 4:09 pm
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Eh, maybe. In the US you'd be at least a centrist, but the window's so far off to the right here that I'm probably considered a communist even though I'm socialist-adjacent at best.



That one seems to have passed me by, sadly, so I shall have to look it up



That'd be Steely Dan
Close, so close! But I'll give you the benefit

Donald Fagan, the Nightfly.

The Joni Mitchell song is "twisted". The Cheech & Chong cameo is near the end..

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Old Jun 12th 2018, 4:11 pm
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Yeah, like you would know - it's hard to see the world with your eyes shut.
Pot calling the kettle black right there.
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Old Jun 12th 2018, 4:39 pm
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Oh I know. Personally I quite like Turkish people anyway. I'd rather have a UK full of Turkish immigrants than a UK full of Germans, that's for damn sure.
So immigrants are alright if they're the ones you like......
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Old Jun 12th 2018, 4:46 pm
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Europe can't afford to be compassionate (or complacent about some of these "refugees" either).

If you're happy to let them flood in, perhaps you can ****ing pay for it; because I certainly don't want to.
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Yet Hungary was branded as a monster in Europe when it tried to defend itself and erected a fence in an attempt to stem the tide.
Hungery was a willing ally of Hitler and Hungarians rightists happily sent their fellow countrymen ,women and children to the gas chambers..
Its no coincidence the rise of tHe extreme right in the EU comes from those countries with a history of such groups and the evils associated with them.
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Old Jun 12th 2018, 4:51 pm
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So immigrants are alright if they're the ones you like......
​​​​​​Immigrants are always alright as long as they are bringing in the kinds of skills and professional experience that the country needs.
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Old Jun 12th 2018, 4:52 pm
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Close, so close! But I'll give you the benefit

Donald Fagan, the Nightfly.

The Joni Mitchell song is "twisted". The Cheech & Chong cameo is near the end..
Memory dealt me a dog turd on The Nightfly.

I actually know the song 'Twisted' but the Annie Ross version, never heard the cover.
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Old Jun 12th 2018, 4:52 pm
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Hungery was a willing ally of Hitler and Hungarians rightists happily sent their fellow countrymen ,women and children to the gas chambers..
Its no coincidence the rise of tHe extreme right in the EU comes from those countries with a history of such groups and the evils associated with them.
Wow. If that's your opinion on Hungary then I'd love to hear your views on Italy or Germany.
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Old Jun 12th 2018, 5:03 pm
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​​​​​​Immigrants are always alright as long as they are bringing in the kinds of skills and professional experience that the country needs.
But you find Germans, who are generally better educated, highly skilled, multilingual (particularly in English) open minded and team players... to be undesirable?

Or do you just not like foreigners, and need a rationalisation for it?
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Old Jun 12th 2018, 5:04 pm
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Wow. If that's your opinion on Hungary then I'd love to hear your views on Italy or Germany.
They too have their neo Nazi groups looking for a minority , any minority to target with their abuse..
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Old Jun 12th 2018, 5:06 pm
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Donald Fagan, the Nightfly..
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