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by ppauper
Yesterday, 8:57 pm
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Topic: Merry Christmas!
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Re: Merry Christmas!

turkey-pardoning is a thanksgiving tradition
by ppauper
Yesterday, 1:41 pm
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Topic: Trump -- the last 100 days
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

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by ppauper
Yesterday, 9:52 am
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Topic: Thank you Harvey Weinstein
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Re: Thank you Harvey Weinstein

by ppauper
Yesterday, 6:05 am
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Topic: Stupid question of the day
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Views: 41531

Re: Stupid question of the day

never seen it in person, but it sort of reminds me of a faberge egg
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by ppauper
October 19th, 2017, 7:35 pm
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Topic: UK and the EU: In or out?
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Views: 17429

Re: UK and the EU: In or out?

Cuchulainn wrote:
One of my Duke friends is a socialist  He wants everyone to have the same wage as him. He is adamant about it.


Duke University?
Or you know an actual duke?
by ppauper
October 19th, 2017, 5:38 pm
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Topic: How do you deal with tele-scams and cold-calling salesmen?
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Views: 5948

Re: How do you deal with tele-scams and cold-calling salesmen?

 Paul  is correct,  of course
by ppauper
October 19th, 2017, 5:35 pm
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Topic: RIP Jimmy Saville
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Views: 26609

Re: RIP Jimmy Saville

British pop star probed for rape of a 14-year old virgin in south africa in 1976 the internet seems to think it is T_o_m    J_o_n_e_s Sir Tom Jones claims he was sexually harassed as a young star: ‘What’s tried on with women is tried on with men’ lol, with all the young (and not so young) actresses...
by ppauper
October 19th, 2017, 3:30 pm
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Topic: How do you deal with tele-scams and cold-calling salesmen?
Replies: 31
Views: 5948

Re: How do you deal with tele-scams and cold-calling salesmen?

Cuchulainn wrote:
ppauper wrote:
if they're breaking the law by calling you (either because you're on a do-not-call list or they're conducting a scam), you've got a free shot at them. Enjoy, and if you're lucky it might make them go away

What about expletives?

that would encourage them to hang up, so yes
by ppauper
October 19th, 2017, 12:09 pm
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Topic: honesty test
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Views: 423278

Re: honesty test

not a diocese, a physician in quahog, ri

but we're getting off topic.
this thread is about the double standard applied to female sexual predators.
by ppauper
October 19th, 2017, 12:05 pm
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Topic: Indonesia, land of toxic mud.
Replies: 468
Views: 138191

Re: Indonesia, land of toxic mud.

east timor is free the south molukans want out indonesia is a collection of different ethnicities and religions and should probably be broken up so that the various peoples can have their own countries https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/00/Religious_map_of_Indonesia.jpg/800px-Rel...
by ppauper
October 19th, 2017, 9:24 am
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Topic: honesty test
Replies: 870
Views: 423278

Re: honesty test

indeed
and it's not just females, a number of males have been abused by their physicians as well
by ppauper
October 19th, 2017, 8:38 am
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Topic: How do you deal with tele-scams and cold-calling salesmen?
Replies: 31
Views: 5948

Re: How do you deal with tele-scams and cold-calling salesmen?

if they're breaking the law by calling you (either because you're on a do-not-call list or they're conducting a scam), you've got a free shot at them. Enjoy, and if you're lucky it might make them go away
by ppauper
October 19th, 2017, 8:18 am
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Topic: Indonesia, land of toxic mud.
Replies: 468
Views: 138191

Re: Indonesia, land of toxic mud.

there are probably other instances, but the 2 interventions that come to mind are the Indian intervention in Bangladesh and the vietcong invasion of Pol Pot's Cambodia When the British left India, East and West Pakistan were given indepedence as one country, despite their populations being different...