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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by DJ89 » August 13, 2015, 9:14 pm

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Pigman wrote:How's Martin Place going? I assume it's still a ghost town, yeah? Should be able to get a bite to eat in lunch rush without any trouble?
I don't think anyone goes there anymore, Pigsy

You'll be lucky to find anywhere open to even get a sandwich!
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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by Dr Zaius » August 13, 2015, 9:21 pm

Pigman wrote:Do we know if Sydney has been the same again since? Im heading there tomorrow and would like to know what im in for
Same here, flying in tomorrow night. I'm wondering how much heat I should pack.
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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by Manbush » August 13, 2015, 9:28 pm

Well thankfully it should be pretty safe, police have done a good job foiling some potential attacks.

The people working there at the time though I'm guessing would still be jumpy, flashbacks, suffering PTS, their lives would have definitely changed.
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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by Dr Zaius » August 13, 2015, 9:29 pm

Manbush wrote:Well thankfully it should be pretty safe, police have done a good job foiling some potential attacks.

The people working there at the time though I'm guessing would still be jumpy, flashbacks, suffering PTS, their lives would have definitely changed.
So you're saying that I should be right with just a couple of hand guns?
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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by Botman » August 13, 2015, 9:31 pm

We're taking 2 handguns each, packing our bazooka and giving my boy a switch blade just to be sure
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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by Manbush » August 13, 2015, 9:31 pm

Throw in a ak47 just in case mate
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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by Dr Zaius » August 13, 2015, 9:32 pm

But leave the machete at home?
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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by Manbush » August 13, 2015, 9:35 pm

Never know when the zombies will finally rise I guess.
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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by Dr Zaius » August 13, 2015, 9:40 pm

Fair point. The machete is packed. I'm sure when I explain my reasoning, they'll wave me through airport security.
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Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by greeneyed » August 13, 2015, 9:58 pm

Seriously, you blokes ought to have a good hard look at yourselves, belittling the sorrow felt by friends, family and so many people across the country.
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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by Dr Zaius » August 13, 2015, 9:59 pm

We're pretty much just belittling Lucy
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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by The Rickman » August 14, 2015, 10:57 am

To be fair, I only bumped this thread to point out SB's blatant hypocrisy in the "TR is a horrible racist" thread.
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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by Wayne » August 14, 2015, 11:41 am

The Nickman wrote:To be fair, I only bumped this thread to point out SB's blatant hypocrisy in the "TR is a horrible racist" thread.
I am happy that the true meaning behind TR's apparent lol's thread is being called out for what it is.

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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by T_R » August 14, 2015, 7:40 pm

Jeff Steinberger wrote:
The Nickman wrote:To be fair, I only bumped this thread to point out SB's blatant hypocrisy in the "TR is a horrible racist" thread.
I am happy that the true meaning behind TR's apparent lol's thread is being called out for what it is.
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You want moderation because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that forum -- you need me on that forum. We use words like "stay on topic," "use the appropriate forum," "please delete." We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punch line. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very moderation that I provide and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather that you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you get a green handle and edit a post. Either way, I don't give a DAMN what you think about moderation.

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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by Botman » August 14, 2015, 8:59 pm

greeneyed wrote:Seriously, you blokes ought to have a good hard look at yourselves, belittling the sorrow felt by friends, family and so many people across the country.
I'm in Sydney now and I have to say I now agree, it's quite eerie walking around this city and seeing the depths at which it has changed

Sydney is not the same, and I now accept it never will be. Martin Place in particular. I mean this town used to be a hub of excitement and activity, and now it's...

Well...


Exactly as it was last time I was here :lol:
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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by greeneyed » August 14, 2015, 9:07 pm

People are certainly not the same, for the reasons I've pointed out.
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Post by Botman » August 14, 2015, 9:10 pm

greeneyed wrote:People are certainly not the same, for the reasons I've pointed out.
Those impacted? sure. Which is, a worst a few thousand in a population of millions

Sydney is just fine, and is getting on with things as if the entire sordid event had never happened, as many of us said it would.
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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by greeneyed » August 14, 2015, 9:14 pm

They appear to be so, walking around the street, going to restaurants and bars, but to say that people have not in some way been changed by the event, I can't possibly imagine how that can be true. Their views have changed, the way people think has changed, their expectations of how their city and country works has changed.
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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by Manbush » August 14, 2015, 9:34 pm

Yeah can't just go by life returning to normal, things can change while the surface still appears the same. Human nature we keep going and rebuild what has been destroyed by tragedy, to do otherwise would be to let the **** win.
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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by T_R » August 15, 2015, 7:41 pm

Why would a mentally disturbed guy causing a police shooting change v the fabric of Sydney?
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Son, we live in a world that has forums, and those forums have to be guarded by Mods. Who's gonna do it? You? You, Nickman? I have a greater responsibility than you can possibly fathom. You weep for Lucy, and you curse GE. You have that luxury. You have the luxury of not knowing what I know -- that GE’s moderation, while tragic, probably saved lives; and my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, keeps threads on track and under the appropriately sized, highlighted green headings.
You want moderation because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that forum -- you need me on that forum. We use words like "stay on topic," "use the appropriate forum," "please delete." We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punch line. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very moderation that I provide and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather that you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you get a green handle and edit a post. Either way, I don't give a DAMN what you think about moderation.

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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by Botman » August 15, 2015, 7:46 pm

I spent an hour in traffic today in the CCT because of congestion, no accident, no event, just too many ***** trying to get to the same area of sydney.
Next time some deranged **** wants to "change the face" of sydney, how about they start with the traffic?!
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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by greeneyed » August 15, 2015, 7:47 pm

Because horrific events do that to people.
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Post by Botman » August 15, 2015, 7:53 pm

T_R wrote:Why would a mentally disturbed guy causing a police shooting change v the fabric of Sydney?
It wouldn't and it hasn't.
CREATE PROCEDURE BotMan_Post AS
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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by T_R » August 15, 2015, 7:53 pm

They do. But you've not mentioned all the other horrific events. Did they all change the fabric of the city?
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Son, we live in a world that has forums, and those forums have to be guarded by Mods. Who's gonna do it? You? You, Nickman? I have a greater responsibility than you can possibly fathom. You weep for Lucy, and you curse GE. You have that luxury. You have the luxury of not knowing what I know -- that GE’s moderation, while tragic, probably saved lives; and my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, keeps threads on track and under the appropriately sized, highlighted green headings.
You want moderation because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that forum -- you need me on that forum. We use words like "stay on topic," "use the appropriate forum," "please delete." We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punch line. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very moderation that I provide and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather that you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you get a green handle and edit a post. Either way, I don't give a DAMN what you think about moderation.

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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by greeneyed » August 15, 2015, 8:20 pm

Yes, they do, some soak more into the subconscious of people than others. That event certainly did.
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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by Schifty » August 15, 2015, 9:01 pm

Speaking of the Sydney siege this certainly isn't a good look if true..

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... stmas.html

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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by The Rickman » August 15, 2015, 11:55 pm

greeneyed wrote:Yes, they do, some soak more into the subconscious of people than others. That event certainly did.
GE's right. Just like that lady in cairns who stabbed those poor ten (?) kids to death has changed the lives of people in cairns forever.
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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by T_R » August 16, 2015, 8:20 am

Read a book such as John Birminghams 'Leviathan' to find out why 200 years of history say you're wrong.
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Son, we live in a world that has forums, and those forums have to be guarded by Mods. Who's gonna do it? You? You, Nickman? I have a greater responsibility than you can possibly fathom. You weep for Lucy, and you curse GE. You have that luxury. You have the luxury of not knowing what I know -- that GE’s moderation, while tragic, probably saved lives; and my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, keeps threads on track and under the appropriately sized, highlighted green headings.
You want moderation because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that forum -- you need me on that forum. We use words like "stay on topic," "use the appropriate forum," "please delete." We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punch line. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very moderation that I provide and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather that you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you get a green handle and edit a post. Either way, I don't give a DAMN what you think about moderation.

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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by Manbush » August 16, 2015, 10:11 am

The Nickman wrote:
greeneyed wrote:Yes, they do, some soak more into the subconscious of people than others. That event certainly did.
GE's right. Just like that lady in cairns who stabbed those poor ten (?) kids to death has changed the lives of people in cairns forever.
There is a difference, she didn't do it under the guise of an extremist world wide call up to arms.
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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by The Rickman » August 16, 2015, 10:44 am

No, she did it under the influence of a deadly drug that will probably impact everybody in our generation at some stage and generations to come

But yeah, Muslims under the bed yadda yadda yadda
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Post by Manbush » August 16, 2015, 10:57 am

And there's a big uproar about the said drug.

Whether you choose to recognise it or not a world wide "cause" will always impact due to fear of more followers committing similar actions under the guise of said cause, as I mentioned earlier thankfully the police have so far done a good job in stopping more potential threats under the name of the same cause.
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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by T_R » August 16, 2015, 12:12 pm

If you live in Australia and are genuinely more concerned about the impact of Muslim terrorism than use of the drug ice, then you are either an deeply twisted xenophobe or a **** of the highest order.

Or both, of course.
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You want moderation because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that forum -- you need me on that forum. We use words like "stay on topic," "use the appropriate forum," "please delete." We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. You use them as a punch line. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very moderation that I provide and then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather that you just said "thank you" and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you get a green handle and edit a post. Either way, I don't give a DAMN what you think about moderation.

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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by Manbush » August 16, 2015, 12:37 pm

Personally not really concerned about either.
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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by The Rickman » August 17, 2015, 12:40 pm

If you're not concerned about the drug ice and its impacts on society then you genuinely have no idea, or your head buried in the sand.

For me personally, I'm worried if I ever have kids about the impact it will have on them. I've already lost friends to the drug and it will probably be harder for the next generation or so.
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Re: Latest terrorist threat to Australia

Post by Manbush » August 17, 2015, 1:30 pm

I'd be more worried about alcohol, much more prevalent and encouraged. Ice is definitely a bad drug but I do believe they are going over the top with the hysterics like they've done previously with other drugs, education is the key rather than hysterics.
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