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therhat (102 D)
30 Mar 12 UTC
Command Prompt
Open up command prompt on your computer and type this in:
dir *_*/s
Its pretty cool. Don't worry it won't do anything to your computer I'm not a jerk who would make you do that.
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Thucydides (869 D (B))
29 Mar 12 UTC
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Theory: Krellin is Rush Limbaugh
Posted here for peer review.
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krellin (46 D)
30 Mar 12 UTC
Black on White Murder....Obama SILENT...
Even when a foreigner is involved....Anyone hear "HYPOCRITE" echoing in their head whenver the name "Obama" is mentioned????

http://abcnews.go.com/WN/trayvon-martin-case-exclusive-surveillance-video-george-zimmerman/story?id=16022897#.T3OtNFSqmUl
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King Atom (100 D)
29 Mar 12 UTC
I'm A Little Sad...
I don't know what it is, but there doesn't have to be a reason anyways...
I could go off on a Billy Joel rant from this point, and that might cheer me up...but I just don't know. Does anyone have some level of understanding of something pertaining to something like something that resembles pre-vacation blues or something?
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krellin (46 D)
30 Mar 12 UTC
Stupid Nigger Activist Stirring HATE get is it WRONG...
http://www.latimes.com/news/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-trayvon-martin-lee-settlement-20120329,0,7063902.story

Who's wrong? ME???? For saying stupid nigger activist? Or Spike Lee, who almost got an innocent family lynched?
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Thucydides (869 D (B))
30 Mar 12 UTC
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KRELLIN V DRAUGNAR CAGE MATCH
BETS TAKEN HERE
(come on you know this would be hilarious)
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orathaic (1004 D (B))
30 Mar 12 UTC
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9.9999.... reason why....
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TINfzxSnnIE&list=UUOGeU-1Fig3rrDjhm9Zs_wg&index=1&feature=plcp
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Thucydides (869 D (B))
30 Mar 12 UTC
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Remember the Scott Expedition, of which three members died 100 years ago today
"Every day we have been ready to start for our depot 11 miles away, but outside the door of the tent it remains a scene of whirling drift. I do not think we can hope for any better things now. We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker, of course, and the end cannot be far. It seems a pity but I do not think I can write more. R. Scott. For God's sake look after our people."
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King Atom (100 D)
29 Mar 12 UTC
Does anyone know anything special about Amerigo Vespucci?
I don't want any of you complaining about my lack of knowledge or to inundate me with theories about who really discovered the New World, I just need to know a few things about the voyage in which he discovered America...let's just say that it's for my Symphony.
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Octavious (1350 D)
29 Mar 12 UTC
Real Politics: Equal civil marriage consultation
Brace yourselves, WebDippers, we have an opportunity to say something that actually matters for a change! (Brits only, sadly). Instead of making the same old arguments to the same old people, why not say something to the government as they consider new legislation?

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/publications/about-us/consultations/equal-civil-marriage/
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ava2790 (270 D (S))
30 Mar 12 UTC
Nobel Summit Chicago
See inside
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abgemacht (610 D (G))
28 Mar 12 UTC
Fortknox, I challenge you to a duel!
The glove has been thrown down! Will you accept?
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goldfinger0303 (657 D)
29 Mar 12 UTC
Ummmmm
Am I the only one whose phase lengths have just changed to 512 days?
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stranger (492 D)
27 Mar 12 UTC
New game, 36 hours
http://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=84290
I need competent players, because I want to get better too. I would like to test myself.
Contact me for the password!
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Tettleton's Chew (0 D X)
29 Mar 12 UTC
How should you view the economy?
"Treat all economic questions from the viewpoint of the consumer, for the interests of the consumer are the interests of the human race."
Frédéric Bastiat- 1850 (He is even European, where did Europe lose its way-Bismarck)
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Mujus (1143 D (B))
28 Mar 12 UTC
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Language
Guys, I got tired of having to hide the screen from my kids when I was reading the Forum posts because of the widespread use of the F-word and other profanity. So--it's not personal if I muted you, or your thread.
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orathaic (1004 D (B))
29 Mar 12 UTC
sleep dep. will do this to ya...
http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=dinocore

Rar!
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Jamiet99uk (131 D (B))
29 Mar 12 UTC
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The Pope's visit to Cuba
So the Pope reckons that "Marxism no longer corresponds to reality".

He claims to be the earthly representative of an all-powerful invisble sky wizard. What the fuck does he know about reality?
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Putin33 (240 D)
27 Mar 12 UTC
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What a country
NBPP member who put the non-violent bounty (which isn't reported in the media) on the murderer Zimmerman's head was arrested. But Zimmerman walks free.
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Sorry, Putin, I missed the part where you logically demonstrated how you know Alderian only believes in innocence until proof of guilt for white people. In fact, by claiming that Alderian supported police beating OWS protesters (who are predominantly white) without a trial, isn't that evidence that he does not? It would be evidence of a contradictory position, sure. But even taking your claim without evaluating its accuracy, your position re: Alderian is logically inconsistent. As, again, is your position regarding my own beliefs, as I state again that I haven't stated anything about the case itself here.

Speaking of logical inconsistencies, how's the mental backflips you're having to do to justify support of a non-state actor's legitimate use of violence while defending Stalinist Communism?
Putin33 (240 D)
28 Mar 12 UTC
"POOOOF"

I'm not going to condemn a group who wants to do something for justice when the justice system won't. Apparently you so-called conservatives will, because it's an excuse to demonize a black group.
Thucydides (869 D (B))
28 Mar 12 UTC
wait.

putin thinks im a conservative?

sheesh im hurt
Putin33 (240 D)
28 Mar 12 UTC
"Just let this play out. Zimmerman very well did not meet the criteria for self-defense and if so he'll go to prison."

I forgot Nostradomus here knows everything that will happen, and surely you'd be this apologetic if such a thing happened in Caracas. Naturally.
Thucy - I'm asking for Putin's response, as he's defending the placement of a kidnapping bounty as legitimate while claiming to defend the ideology which probably is the most ardent defender of state monopoly of legitimate use of force. This is a contradiction as obvious as it is dangerous to his position.

Putin - are you serious? What if Zimmerman refused to be detained by the prospective bounty collector? Would it not be use of force to restrain him against his will and detain him elsewhere?
Invictus (240 D)
28 Mar 12 UTC
"You gentlemen know damn well what is meant by non-violent bounty. The NBPP did not call for the murderer to be harmed, only detained."

Who detains him? The New Black Panther Party? Do you really think it's OK for some group to snatch a guy up and keep him under lock and key, even assuming that they keep their word to not harm him?
Chase Aero (103 D)
28 Mar 12 UTC
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Putin33 (240 D)
28 Mar 12 UTC
"I didn't say it was run by Farrakhan. I said it was a front for the craziest people in the Nation of Islam, which it is."

You played the guilt by association card by going on some rant about anti-Semitism because the NBPP has ex-members of the NoI in it. Why bring up Louis Farrakhan if they have no association with him?
Putin33 (240 D)
28 Mar 12 UTC
"Do you really think it's OK for some group to snatch a guy up and keep him under lock and key, even assuming that they keep their word to not harm him?"

I'm not going to cry about it in this case. The law failed because only protects the powerful. Somebody should do something about it if no one else will.
Invictus (240 D)
28 Mar 12 UTC
"I forgot Nostradomus here knows everything that will happen, and surely you'd be this apologetic if such a thing happened in Caracas. Naturally."

Well, that's what the whole case would be about, and the girlfriend's testimony would be hugely damaging to Zimmerman.

I don't know if Chavez has control of the judiciary in Venezuela or not. I'd even think not, since the recall referendum was allowed to happen. But shootings like this definitely do happen, since the crime there has skyrocketed since he took over. But let's not derail this into a thing on Chavez. If you want that battle start a new thread.
Thucydides (869 D (B))
28 Mar 12 UTC
@PE

oh yeah i def caught that lol which is why i reposted it with poof.

cause you owned him.

thats how come i did it.
Invictus (240 D)
28 Mar 12 UTC
"I'm not going to cry about it in this case. The law failed because only protects the powerful. Somebody should do something about it if no one else will."

So you place no value on the ideal of equality before the law and support vigilantism. Good to know. Plus people are doing things about it, but through the system like civilized people. And you know what, it very well could work.
Thucydides (869 D (B))
28 Mar 12 UTC
that being said, i think i can predict a response putin could use.

hereinafter is the only acceptable exception to "the state should have a monopoly on force" (after the jump)





if the state is wrong.

so this is why i actually usually have respect for the black panthers lol. but in this case, maybe start doing vigilanteism after there is an unfair ruling, not while the justice system is still doing its sorry work.
Invictus (240 D)
28 Mar 12 UTC
Thucydides, please look into the difference between the Black Panthers and the New Black Panthers. They've very different organizations.
Thucydides (869 D (B))
28 Mar 12 UTC
oh ok i didnt see that nvm then.

LOOK PUTIN IM ADMITTING IM WRONG

WATCH HOW I DO IT

thanks for pointing that out to me invictus
Invictus (240 D)
28 Mar 12 UTC
"Why bring up Louis Farrakhan if they have no association with him?"

They are associated with the Nation of Islam. That's a fact. If you're a member of the Nation of Islam, as many New Black Panthers are, then it's the safest bet in the world that you share at least some of the vile positions Farrakhan has. I just can't understand why his antisemitism doesn't poison them for like like the alleged antisemitism of some leaders in Czechoslovakia and Hungary poisoned their struggles against occupation for you. Unless, of course, you're just a Stalinist shill.

I'm relieved that you don't seem to support that lunatic, at least.
spyman (424 D (G))
28 Mar 12 UTC
"the murderer Zimmerman's head "

Oh so he's been found guilty now has he Putin? Yesterday you said you didn't know, and lectured me about taking some alleged witnesses statements as "facts" (which I didn't. I chose my words very carefully).

I am confused Judge Putin. What is exactly your verdict?
spyman (424 D (G))
29 Mar 12 UTC
http://www.wagist.com/2012/dan-linehan/misconceptions-in-the-trayvon-martin-case

This site claims that the whole case has been misrepresented in the media. For example, it says it is disputed that the Zimmerman called Martin a coon, but rather possibly referred to him a "goon" or a punch or a crook (the audio is apparently unclear).

Another point is that the picture of Martin widely shown in the media from when he was just 12 years old rather than 17 years old (he has grown quite a bit).

Some might say if you are willing to even consider that some of this is remotely plausible it is because you are racist bigot.
spyman (424 D (G))
29 Mar 12 UTC
Btw I have no idea about the site. Could be complete bullcrap for all I know.
Draugnar (25 D X)
29 Mar 12 UTC
You know the irony of all this is in the OP from Putin. A non-violent bounty on Zimmerman's head is impossible. A bounty on one's head means yo have to bring the head (and just the head) to collect. so it means you want them dead. Fucking moron!
Draugnar (25 D X)
29 Mar 12 UTC
Oh, and one more thing to note. This whole "non-violent" bullshit. Here is a link to the poster the NBPP was passing out. Please note it says "Wanted: Dead or Alive". So they didn't give a fuck if he was killed. How is that non-violent Putin?

http://media2.myfoxorlando.com//photo/2012/03/23/032212-black-panthers.MyFoxOrlando_thumbs_tmb0002_20120323140709_320_240.JPG


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taustin282 (100 D)
28 Mar 12 UTC
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Ex-GF's
Alright, say some of your friends dated a chick who is, let's say, a whore. Now, you go after her just for that reason; not to date her, but just to get a little somethin somethin. Does that break the "bro code"?
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Praetoriann (0 D X)
28 Mar 12 UTC
Orders
Is it possible for a player to somehow cheat to change your orders?
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Thucydides (869 D (B))
27 Mar 12 UTC
Seriously though, list your favorite things in life
Recently I have been wanting to do this. Literally saying what my top 5 favorite things about life are is something I want to try to do. What are yours?
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Tettleton's Chew (0 D X)
29 Mar 12 UTC
Why we should keep Government WEAK!!!!
Those in the human race who are lazy, dishonest, unmotivated, drug addicts, drunks and unreliable want government to be strong so government can provide them a life they would never or could never provide for themselves by their own efforts. This thread is dedicated to them, and to keeping Govt. weak
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DJEcc24 (246 D)
28 Mar 12 UTC
will be my 3rd diplomacy birthday this saturday
i am playing in a game with hellalt celebrating his, and i see madmarx is turning four. who is the oldest?
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Geofram (245 D (B))
28 Mar 12 UTC
Leafs
Was dropping off my suit at the cleaners and she asked if I'd finally be bringing in my Leaf's jerseys. =( I used to defend Burke, now I'm just not sure there's a solution at all.
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Barn3tt (36950 D)
28 Mar 12 UTC
Lando Tourney: Fury EOG
http://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=78710
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ava2790 (270 D (S))
28 Mar 12 UTC
Mysteries of the forum
See inside
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rokakoma (18688 D)
28 Mar 12 UTC
Chief Wackahoe - EOG
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Sargmacher (0 D X)
28 Mar 12 UTC
Replacement Needed Please
Good position Russia replacement needed: gameID=83780

Still time to turn this one around in my opinion! Please take it and don't let this world game be ruined.
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abgemacht (610 D (G))
28 Mar 12 UTC
Do *not* post cheating accusations in the forum!
Please make sure you are familiar with the site rules regarding cheating accusations: webdiolimacy.net/rules.php
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