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  1. the0silent0alchemist

    Presidential Terms of office.

    'good enough for washington' i'm just curious have you guys in the USA gotten as tired of that schtick as everyone else in the lands of 'not america' has? these guys are starting to become semi mythological at this rate.,
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    Choice of turds...I mean candidates!

    well, athenian democracy was never ideal. iot was a mess actually, but the idea of being able to exile a politician getting too powerful using the ostraca vote could be useful today
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    Good Handguns?

    one reason id lean towards a shotgun are twofold for home defese reasons, close quarters versatility and intimidation the latter reason, ive heard understandably that some but not quite all thieves will be scard witless upon hearing the sound of a shotgun being pumped. they have a reputation...
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    Society and the Pragmatic Approach

    ..generally speaking, i draw the line of caring about an animal to only include vertebrates with the sole exception of cephelapodic molluscs, but thats the only one of its type. i have no qualms knocking off invertebrates, ive gained a repuaion / nickname of doctor death since my honours...
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    Does anyone really know anything about how to run a society?

    during classical greece democracy actally caused several problems, particularly in war. prior to that mos dcisions hadn been of he mass assembly but of a smaller number of people, paricularly agrarian landowners, as a result, wars and military development stayed small scale. and defensive for...
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    Does anyone really know anything about how to run a society?

    well thats silly as for me, im of the compassionate socioty idea TBH, its seen as a mark of lean/ meanness to let people self destruct and a mark of civiolisation to be able o survive despite having a whole bunch of 'no hopers' and people doing nothing. it also ignores the ripple effects...
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    Pitbull terriers declared inherently dangerous in Maryland by appeals court.

    ...yes he looks cute there im sure i could find several marine or terrestrial species that look cute in some way but would just as soon eat your face or kill you.. thats not a good measure. but i know that theres a bucket load of teeth a strong jaw and a massive bite force behind that wet nose...
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    Conspiracy theories... I am SICK of them! A rant and rather annoyed...

    i gets worse, a lot worse im afraid how about a group that believes the british crown is rying to destroy he middle class through undermining infrastrucure development and promoting market speculation all the while it is also rying to impovrish people through lockking up land in the name of...
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    Imperial vs Metric

    well then never get into archery or historical reenacing where you deal with archaic units on a daily basis archery is firmly rooted in the imperial system bows power / draw weight is termed poundage aka its the equivelent of pulling/ lifing X number of pounds when you draw the bow back 28...
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    AB/DLism in popular culture

    WMAHAHAHAHA AAAAHAhAhA!!!!!!!!!! (insert psycotic and slightly insane laugh also i think the met the pyro sequence is a reference to a few memes present in TF2, the 'heavy weapons guy has serveral lines comparing opponants to babies mostly because he is a giant of a man lines include "Keep...
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    Who is your pick for U.S. President in 2012

    oh i already suspected IONIC gold might be toxic notgonna question that one although i dont know the specific details like you do. but the point is that swallowing gold coins wont cause gold poisoning due to its noble, nonreactive proprties although as you rightly pointed out it might cause...
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    Stereotypes regarding the South

    it might have to do with the recent pushes to introduce creationism into science classes the controversy regarding the texas school board of education along with other crazy initiatives like anti gay legislation. (moreso than usual) pushing for abstinance only sex-ed... these things seem to...
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    Stereotypes regarding the South

    pretending to be maried to a sheep only works well if A your A new-zealander , or if your welsh. Dinner Partner - Scandinavia and the World and yes, new zealand is potrayed by a sheep, not just in this comic, the sheep is the DEFAULT portrayel of new zealands character in he comic.... tough...
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    Who is your pick for U.S. President in 2012

    woah woah, gold coins cannot poison you for one VERY specific reason... it is a noble metal, it is almost impossible to induce any significant reaction of gold in natural circumstances, it is precisely why many archaeological items from as far back as he dawn of civilization (at least 6000 years...
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    Stereotypes regarding the South

    first thing i wanna say is, dont let idiots get to you. egarding online games... its also sheer frustration and tension, even the most well spoken guys like myself, can and WILL when beaten over and over will spew out ar word they know over thecourse of a game, spitting out insults is part...
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    Her Majesty Diamond Jubilee.....

    well i HOPE that charles doesnt rle for long.. i want another king william. none the least because IM a willaim but also because one of the first willam king was the most badass king of england, william the bastard, known more commonly as william the conquerer. i.e the guy who tumbled the...
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    Questions for my materialist and evolutionist friends.

    ne would definately argue that THAT question of 'ok, wwhats the next step from organic molecules to cell machinery one would say reasonably that thats that sort of 'frontier research' its the section of science thats still fuzzy in the same way we were fuzzy about the iversification of life in...
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    Who is your pick for U.S. President in 2012

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    Would you vote for an atheist president/prime minster?

    as a rebuttel to the idea of relious politicians being the only hypocrites. enter juulia gillard. australias prime minister. a dedicated athiest but sill a political idiot. australians know that religiosity is NOT neccesarily a code foor intelligent or level headed. politicians are by...
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    Disturbing headline in the news

    the fact i CAN fel just how unfair someof those stories are makes me unable to read them. and yet the dep abyss of ones soul can feel tempted by sch power over people. when i was on imvu i got to indulge in such behaviour to someone who was a willingsubmissive. being allowed to indulge in...
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