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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Schifty » November 23, 2015, 9:12 pm

I'm glad it's the last episode of #qanda tonight.

Some of the tweets (sent at me) tonight want to make we walk into an ocean and live under the sea.

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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by The Rickman » November 23, 2015, 9:43 pm

Really, Marko?? Elaborate
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Schifty » November 23, 2015, 10:00 pm

The Nickman wrote:Really, Marko?? Elaborate
Someone asked why Muslim countries don't take refugees.. When I mentioned Jordan and Turkey to them..
a muslim country is ciuntry run under sharia turkey and jordan are a democracy ...

So I jokingly reply.. So apparently Indonesia isn't a Muslim country.

their reply

yes it is as many live under sharia law ...im done talking to you

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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by The Rickman » November 23, 2015, 10:23 pm

Hahahaha absolute ****ing morons

I don't want to live on this planet anymore
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Shadow Boxer » November 24, 2015, 7:24 am

you guys are funny, you know exactly what that sign means.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Green eyed Mick » November 24, 2015, 7:38 am

Shadow Boxer wrote:you guys are funny, you know exactly what that sign means.
I genuinely don't know what the sign means or even what it is supposed to mean.

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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by reptar » November 24, 2015, 7:44 am

Schifty wrote:I'm glad it's the last episode of #qanda tonight.

Some of the tweets (sent at me) tonight want to make we walk into an ocean and live under the sea.
Gina Riley: Oh, come on, John. That’s a bit old hat, the corrupt IOC delegate.
John Clarke: Old hat? Gina, in the scientific world when they see that something is happening again and again and again, repeatedly, they don’t call it old hat. They call it a pattern.

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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Manbush » November 24, 2015, 8:01 am

Green eyed Mick wrote:
Shadow Boxer wrote:you guys are funny, you know exactly what that sign means.
I genuinely don't know what the sign means or even what it is supposed to mean.
I know what it's meant to mean but with the spelling involved it complicates the issue, check the spelling SB it's not what it appears at a quick glance.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Shadow Boxer » November 24, 2015, 8:10 am

Manbush wrote:
Green eyed Mick wrote:
Shadow Boxer wrote:you guys are funny, you know exactly what that sign means.
I genuinely don't know what the sign means or even what it is supposed to mean.
I know what it's meant to mean but with the spelling involved it complicates the issue, check the spelling SB it's not what it appears at a quick glance.

haha, sorry, i was in a hurry and missed that, carry on.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by The Rickman » November 24, 2015, 9:24 am

SB sticking up for Racism Australia again?? A tradition as old...
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Shadow Boxer » November 24, 2015, 10:51 am

And there it is, it was quite a good discourse after the Paris attacks, reasonable, respectful discussion without any name calling then someone has to ruin it.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by -TW- » November 24, 2015, 11:37 am

In other news Shorten is Mr 15%

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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by T_R » November 24, 2015, 11:47 am

Lenny Leonard wrote:In other news Shorten is Mr 15%
Making him clearly the preferred leader among his immediate family and circle of close friends.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by The Rickman » November 24, 2015, 11:57 am

Shadow Boxer wrote:And there it is, it was quite a good discourse after the Paris attacks, reasonable, respectful discussion without any name calling then someone has to ruin it.
What name calling, where??

Let me guess, you're "out"??
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Shadow Boxer » November 24, 2015, 12:29 pm

Yep,
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by The Rickman » November 24, 2015, 12:34 pm

Not even anything to come after that comma?
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Shadow Boxer » November 24, 2015, 12:42 pm

nope.....
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Post by The Rickman » November 24, 2015, 12:45 pm

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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by T_R » November 24, 2015, 1:20 pm

He'll be back
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by PigRickman » November 24, 2015, 4:39 pm

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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by The Rickman » November 24, 2015, 5:07 pm

Pigman wrote:Classic SB
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Really is straight off Page 1 of the SB manual, isn't it?
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Schifty » November 24, 2015, 6:21 pm

So it seems Turkey might have just shot down a Russian military jet..

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world ... 46206.html

This can't end well.

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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Dr Zaius » November 24, 2015, 6:29 pm

That looks like old news Schifty
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Post by The Rickman » November 24, 2015, 6:35 pm

You reckon Doc?? It seems to be dated today
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Schifty » November 24, 2015, 6:36 pm

Fortunately the good folk at CNN are on the case to bring us some solid reporting..

#BREAKING CNN Turk reporter says 2 helicopters in the air to rescue pilots but there are clashes on the ground
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#Conclusive.

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Post by Dr Zaius » November 24, 2015, 7:09 pm

The Nickman wrote:You reckon Doc?? It seems to be dated today
I couldn't open that link, but a google search found a very similar story from last month
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Post by Schifty » November 24, 2015, 7:27 pm

A Russian jet has been shot down after reportedly violating Turkish airspace near the Syrian border.

The pilot was reportedly warned 10 times in five minutes they were violating Turkey's airspace before the jet was shot down.

http://www.skynews.com.au/news/top-stor ... y-jet.html

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Post by -TW- » November 24, 2015, 7:29 pm

Was nice knowing you Turkey

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Post by Dr Zaius » November 24, 2015, 7:35 pm

Someone suggesting that as Turkey is part of NATO, other members of NATO may be drawn into any conflict
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Post by Schifty » November 24, 2015, 7:47 pm

UPDATE The decision to shoot down Russian jet was taken "directly" by the Turkish Prime Minister.

UPDATE Two pilots ejected from downed plane, one captured by Syria rebels: Turkish reports.

UPDATE Russian Defense Ministry says it can prove the aircraft was over Syria for whole flight

http://www.airlive.net/2015/11/alert-un ... ashes.html

oh ****.....

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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by T_R » November 24, 2015, 7:53 pm

It happened a couple of hours ago.

The old news was the Turks THREATENING to shoot down Russian planes.

This could be quite awkward. NATO splashing Russian jets. Ouch.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by T_R » November 24, 2015, 8:07 pm

This was an unfortunate incident in a World Peace sense, but it's been very positive overall for Schifty's FB page.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Schifty » November 24, 2015, 8:12 pm

T_R wrote:This was an unfortunate incident in a World Peace sense, but it's been very positive overall for Schifty's FB page.
Well it sure beats my twitter last night.

Actually I should find that person and ask for her thoughts on this.

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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by T_R » November 24, 2015, 8:12 pm

I sincerely doubt that she has those in general.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Post by Schifty » November 24, 2015, 8:15 pm

T_R wrote:I sincerely doubt that she has those in general.
Completely false, I went over to her feed to have a look and found this.

#QandA china and india wat is there commitment

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