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by flairplay
October 22nd, 2006, 6:34 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Grameen Bank and its founder win Nobel Peace Prize
Replies: 82
Views: 94612

Grameen Bank and its founder win Nobel Peace Prize

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: MarsdenQuoteOriginally posted by: HamiltonPossibly you missed his comment about the religion "founded by a demon-possessed pedophile." Odd. Why would an avowed atheist care what someone says about someone else's religion?Of course it would seem odd to you, Nancy, becaus...
by flairplay
October 22nd, 2006, 6:21 am
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Topic: HOW MANY OF YOU HAVE WORKED ALONGSIDE MUSLIMS?
Replies: 179
Views: 97527

HOW MANY OF YOU HAVE WORKED ALONGSIDE MUSLIMS?

<t>I'd like to know the real answers.What were your feelings? Were they easy, devious, normal, abnormal? What would you do if your boss happened to be Muslim? Do you believe in laws relating to equality, or do you believe that they are a concession to "political correctness"?I am curious to know the...
by flairplay
October 22nd, 2006, 6:08 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Grameen Bank and its founder win Nobel Peace Prize
Replies: 82
Views: 94612

Grameen Bank and its founder win Nobel Peace Prize

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: menceyQuoteOriginally posted by: flairplayQuoteOriginally posted by: menceyQuoteOriginally posted by: flairplayYOU EVEN HAVE TREMENDOUS VIOLENCE IN INNER CITY AMERICA. WOULD YOU THEN GENERALISE AND SAY THERE IS SOMETHING GENETIC IN BLACK PEOPLE THAT PREDISPOSES THEM TO ...
by flairplay
October 22nd, 2006, 5:53 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Dafur, prove of Islam conquer by the sword? example of muslim convivence in the 21st century?
Replies: 41
Views: 95714

Dafur, prove of Islam conquer by the sword? example of muslim convivence in the 21st century?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: menceyQuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeQuoteOriginally posted by: menceyQuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeWe make money, and so far the US has done a pretty good job of ruling by the sword ... there's two sides to every story.Big empires are not sustained by timidi...
by flairplay
October 22nd, 2006, 5:45 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: FX currency correlation
Replies: 17
Views: 93818

FX currency correlation

<t>No such trivial arbitrage exists in FX markets.The question one normally asks is if current implied vols are a good consensus for future historicals, and if not how to get meat out of it. The question is trivial, the answer is fun to conceptualise as it is dependent on your judgement and imaginat...
by flairplay
October 22nd, 2006, 5:33 am
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Topic: Poster posts record posts
Replies: 12
Views: 91911

Poster posts record posts

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: ppaupersorry, sean connery has already got the part, with brad pitt cast as the young pp.Hmm, but they are just wuss actors. Don't you want someone similar to represent you. Someone who types away hidden behind a keyboard is better respresented by someone who utters sim...
by flairplay
October 21st, 2006, 1:08 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Poster posts record posts
Replies: 12
Views: 91911

Poster posts record posts

<t>Maybe they could invite Osama Bin Laden to play PPpauper in the film. Sometimes I think PP is actually hiding in the mountains of Tora Bora and surfing the internet for clues for about other cultures' failings. It is so OBL.Therefore I think OBL would do the method acting well, as he would have a...
by flairplay
October 21st, 2006, 12:43 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Grameen Bank and its founder win Nobel Peace Prize
Replies: 82
Views: 94612

Grameen Bank and its founder win Nobel Peace Prize

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: menceyQuoteOriginally posted by: flairplayPersonal attack? How about calling it the truth? A man likes you who attacks 1.2 billion of the world's population he has never met? Adolf did it to people of the Jewish faith - and now his tradition is well and truly alive as e...
by flairplay
October 19th, 2006, 6:21 am
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Topic: Grameen Bank and its founder win Nobel Peace Prize
Replies: 82
Views: 94612

Grameen Bank and its founder win Nobel Peace Prize

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: flairplayQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: flairplayYou must be flogging yourself - two Muslims get the Nobel Prize! how so ? muslims make up what 20% of the global population. Of course they will pick up an a...
by flairplay
October 18th, 2006, 5:13 am
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Topic: Grameen Bank and its founder win Nobel Peace Prize
Replies: 82
Views: 94612

Grameen Bank and its founder win Nobel Peace Prize

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: flairplayYou must be flogging yourself - two Muslims get the Nobel Prize! how so ? muslims make up what 20% of the global population. Of course they will pick up an award here and there.It would be more of an issue if they were overrepr...
by flairplay
October 16th, 2006, 6:23 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Grameen Bank and its founder win Nobel Peace Prize
Replies: 82
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Grameen Bank and its founder win Nobel Peace Prize

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: flairplayQuoteOriginally posted by: ppaupersince bangladesh is dar islam, were these loans sharia compliant ?Indeed!so what's the answer? sharia- or non-sharia ?QuoteAnd the literature guy criticises his own country and still lives free...
by flairplay
October 15th, 2006, 7:09 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: UK going to the dogs
Replies: 5029
Views: 461204

UK going to the dogs

<r>QuoteOriginally posted by: madmaxQuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeQuoteOriginally posted by: flairplayQuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeTake heart in Newton's first law, fariplay, in that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction ...I don't need to take heart - I never lose h...
by flairplay
October 15th, 2006, 7:00 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: UK going to the dogs
Replies: 5029
Views: 461204

UK going to the dogs

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeQuoteOriginally posted by: flairplayQuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeTake heart in Newton's first law, fariplay, in that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction ...I don't need to take heart - I never lose heart.Are you a trader? If so, you...
by flairplay
October 14th, 2006, 4:21 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Grameen Bank and its founder win Nobel Peace Prize
Replies: 82
Views: 94612

Grameen Bank and its founder win Nobel Peace Prize

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: ppaupersince bangladesh is dar islam, were these loans sharia compliant ?Indeed!And what's going on? Two Muslims winning Nobel Prizes this year - in literature and for Peace?Peace of all things? And the literature guy criticises his own country and still lives freely? A...
by flairplay
October 14th, 2006, 4:14 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: UK going to the dogs
Replies: 5029
Views: 461204

UK going to the dogs

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeTake heart in Newton's first law, fariplay, in that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction ...I don't need to take heart - I never lose heart.Are you a trader? If so, you should make a quick judgement as to whether Putnam's results are sound....
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