In America, atheists are still in the...

In America, atheists are still in the closet

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Since: Feb 11

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#43475 Nov 21, 2012
SupaAFC wrote:
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Have you stopped raping children, yes or no?
I cannot help you don't know what a loaded question is, SuperFag.

I've already responded to the question: Is the UK a monarchy, yes or no?

NO.

Your turn.
Thinking

Cirencester, UK

#43476 Nov 21, 2012
Define democracy.
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Not the one who keeps bringing up the past, NymHO, and not the one who insists the Brits invented the airplane, not the one who claims the UK is a democracy, not the one who insists the English army had just won the war.
No one is making you stalk me here, HOney.

Since: Apr 08

Watford, UK

#43477 Nov 21, 2012
Double Fine wrote:
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Brilliant one!
How about that there rugby match?
I don't think Scotland didn't put enough tackles in and neither did they make it count when they had their share of the play.

Then there was that giveaway try.

“Live Love Laugh”

Since: Aug 07

Rings of Saturn Emporium

#43478 Nov 21, 2012
Thinking wrote:
How are you, and your son? Been a while. Hope all is all it can be.
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I'm great. My son is still learning to cope and his sense of humor makes it easier. He still has some surgeries to go but he's doing better than most in his situation. Thanks for asking.

“Live Love Laugh”

Since: Aug 07

Rings of Saturn Emporium

#43479 Nov 21, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Not the one who keeps bringing up the past, NymHO, and not the one who insists the Brits invented the airplane, not the one who claims the UK is a democracy, not the one who insists the English army had just won the war.
No one is making you stalk me here, HOney.
Okay chubby HOboy.

“Live Love Laugh”

Since: Aug 07

Rings of Saturn Emporium

#43480 Nov 21, 2012
To each and every one of you on this thread:

Happy Thanksgiving. Take care while you're driving to Grandma's house or wherever you go. Enjoy your day, your family and your friends.

This does not exclude anyone. Some things are just for 'Happy'.
Thinking

Cirencester, UK

#43481 Nov 21, 2012
I understand it's a long work in progress, but thanks for letting me know. Very best wishes.
water_nymph wrote:
<quoted text>I'm great. My son is still learning to cope and his sense of humor makes it easier. He still has some surgeries to go but he's doing better than most in his situation. Thanks for asking.
Anonymous

UK

#43482 Nov 21, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Never turned a profit.
Got in the air and stayed in the air with French and British government funding. If it were a commercial success, there'd be Concordes everywhere you see... 707s,737s, 757s, and 787s.
Boeing are dying, its all airbus now
Anonymous

UK

#43483 Nov 21, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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An old version of.... tennis, did you say?
So when I said MODERN tennis is British, just like soccer and golf, rugby, cricket, hockey, rounders, snooker, crouqet, and most other sports, as the very concept of modern sport was a British creation, and you said it was modern tennis is French, you were again wrong, again, again

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#43484 Nov 21, 2012
straa wrote:
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Boeing are dying, its all airbus now
I used to dread flying on a "Deathbus" ... they were falling out of the sky faster than Comets!!
Anonymous

UK

#43485 Nov 21, 2012
RHill wrote:
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I used to dread flying on a "Deathbus" ... they were falling out of the sky faster than Comets!!
I never really thought about that, but now you say it, there have been a lot of airbus crashes, I think it was a air France airbus that crashed near Brazil recently

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#43486 Nov 21, 2012
barefoot2626 wrote:
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I cannot help you don't know what a loaded question is, SuperFag.
I've already responded to the question: Is the UK a monarchy, yes or no?
NO.
Your turn.
Okay. Now I'm confused. So now you're saying the UK is NOT a monarchy?!?!? Do you have Multiple Personality Disorder? Is this Barefoot2625 or Barefoot2627 expressing himself? How many Barefoot's are there anyway? Thousands? Is 2626 like, your serial number or something? You know, technically speaking. I was kind of going for the "Constitutional Monarchy" thing, but now this ... your "NO", being capitalized and all, seems rather emphatic ... that is to say, unequivocal. You got to keep it simple for us Boobies. BTW are you comparing me to female mammary glands or the clumsy-on-ground-graceful-in-a ir seabird of the same name?

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#43487 Nov 21, 2012
straa wrote:
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I never really thought about that, but now you say it, there have been a lot of airbus crashes, I think it was a air France airbus that crashed near Brazil recently
I think they're still having some software issues in their Fly-by-wire, if you know what I mean.

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#43488 Nov 21, 2012
straa wrote:
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Boeing are dying, its all airbus now
Go away, troll.

"United Airlines and US plane manufacturer Boeing have announced a "historic" order for 150 Boeing 737s Thursday in a deal worth up to $14.7bn (£9.5bn).

The order was announced in Chicago, corporate home for both companies, and is a major victory for the US firm against arch-rival Airbus.

United has ordered 100 of the new Boeing 737 Max 9 planes and 50 Boeing 737-900ER aircraft and taken an undisclosed number of options for additional aircraft.

Boeing said the deal meant it had now received more than 10,000 orders overall for aircraft from the 737 family making it the "undisputed best-selling jetliner in the world".

Since: Feb 11

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#43489 Nov 21, 2012
straa wrote:
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So when I said MODERN tennis is British
The UK is a monarchy, yes or no?

Since: Feb 11

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#43490 Nov 21, 2012
RHill wrote:
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Okay. Now I'm confused. So now you're saying the UK is NOT a monarchy?!?!?
Keep up your reading lessons, Booby.

“Sweden more democratic thanUSA”

Since: Jun 12

Nykvarn, Sweden

#43491 Nov 21, 2012
water_nymph wrote:
To each and every one of you on this thread:
Happy Thanksgiving. Take care while you're driving to Grandma's house or wherever you go. Enjoy your day, your family and your friends.
This does not exclude anyone. Some things are just for 'Happy'.
it was a normal working day here in sweden but thanks anyway

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#43492 Nov 21, 2012
RHill wrote:
I was kind of going for the "Constitutional Monarchy" thing, but now this ... your "NO", being capitalized and all, seems rather emphatic
There is no such thing as a democratic monarchy.

Save up and buy a dictionary.

PS: The UK has no Constitution.

“H-o-o-o-o-o-o-ld on thar!”

Since: Sep 08

The Borderland of Sol

#43493 Nov 21, 2012
Double Fine wrote:
Hey peeps. Can anyone here help me with a debate I am having in the office.
"Killer" and "Murderer" can sometimes be used as synonyms (e.g. the man's killer/murderer was his wife - both words work)... But they are not always the same thing, am I right?
Murder is unlawful killing of a human by a human. So if there are "lawful" killings, then it means that in some cases a killer and a murderer would not be the same thing?
You are, of course, correct.

Lawful killing cannot be murder.

Thus, in cases of warfare, self-defence, lawful executions, there is definitely a killing, but not a murder.

Indeed, the oft-quoted "Thou shalt not kill" is a mistranslation. The original is "Lo Tirtsach" (not responsible for spelling), which means "Thou shalt not murder" - an entirely different proposition.

“First it steals your mind..”

Since: Jun 11

..and then it steals your soul

#43494 Nov 21, 2012
Khatru wrote:
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I don't think Scotland didn't put enough tackles in and neither did they make it count when they had their share of the play.
Then there was that giveaway try.
Well, that is what we do best - we can defend. We may not have nearly the offensive power of the All Blacks, but we *know* how to keep the score down. Well played, though. After 50 minutes with the score at 21-3, I thought that the game, for all practical purposes, was over. Somehow you managed to rally, and was the best team on the field for the last 30

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