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Re: Gallows humour

May 2nd, 2020, 8:57 pm

180 degrees.
 
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Re: Gallows humour

May 2nd, 2020, 10:08 pm

The West's problem is that you focus too much on ideologies and too little on the truth. I think it's an ego problem.
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Gosh, he does looks like Jack Nicholson in the trial scene! Oscar for this cat!
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Re: Gallows humour

May 2nd, 2020, 10:22 pm

East:

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Or else

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Or else

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Re: Gallows humour

May 2nd, 2020, 10:29 pm

є лише одна! ідеологій стільки, стільки людей.
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Re: Gallows humour

May 2nd, 2020, 11:52 pm

а може навпаки?
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Ok, guys, let’s go back to speaking English!
 
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Re: Gallows humour

May 3rd, 2020, 12:24 am

I never had a choice!
 
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Re: Gallows humour

May 3rd, 2020, 3:14 pm

I never had a choice!
I always heard that many at Cambridge and Oxford were fluent in Russian.
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Re: Gallows humour

May 3rd, 2020, 8:31 pm

"Compatibility means deliberately repeating other people's mistakes."
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Re: Gallows humour

May 4th, 2020, 12:29 am

Just in:
California Governor Gavin Newsom announces he will build a wall along California beaches and says "Orange County will pay for it".

Some Orange County restaurants and shops reopen despite statewide orders
 
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Re: Gallows humour

May 4th, 2020, 8:32 am

"Compatibility means deliberately repeating other people's mistakes."
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Re: Gallows humour

May 4th, 2020, 11:16 pm

Apropos the discussion whose bookshelf in the background is bigger:
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Re: Gallows humour

May 5th, 2020, 10:36 am

Rees Mogg's libraryImage
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Re: Gallows humour

May 13th, 2020, 9:21 am

snowing here yesterday even in the low land, some places in mountain 9 meter snow along the roads (more than twice as much as last year), but snow is melting, time for body counts, soon a short summer...then winter again...
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Re: Gallows humour

May 13th, 2020, 11:06 am

It's more or less the same in Dimmuborgir; the trolls come out of winter hibernation and do what trolls do for a few short months.
They are generally good-humoured, but be careful!

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Re: Gallows humour

May 13th, 2020, 2:50 pm

Children, sigh...