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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:34 am

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Witness wrote:
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Post by Anaxagoras » Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:30 am

In those days the enemy was handguns, not "assault rifles".

Most rifles in those days looked like cilivian firearms. Nowadays it's popular to make them look like military weapons.
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:40 am

Anaxagoras wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:30 am
In those days the enemy was handguns ...
"Saturday night specials" IIRC.
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Post by ed » Wed Nov 14, 2018 10:54 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:40 am
Anaxagoras wrote:
Wed Nov 14, 2018 4:30 am
In those days the enemy was handguns ...
"Saturday night specials" IIRC.
And they got a law passed that restricted import of certain easy to conceal, short barreled handguns. What this basically did was to increase prices for collectors. NO NEW LAWS!!!! :x :x :x
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Post by robinson » Wed Nov 14, 2018 11:07 am

Stalin killed 61 million

Mao killed 71 million
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:16 am

Time to lighten up.

At one time they actually tried to market Colt 45 Malt Liquor as an upscale drink. :lmao:

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:23 am

What was the name of Jackie Gleason's sidekick?

Not Art Carney, the other one.
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Spoiler:
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The Joker? !

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:14 am

No that is not Cesar Romero. :p
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by robinson » Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:12 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:16 am
Time to lighten up.

At one time they actually tried to market Colt 45 Malt Liquor as an upscale drink. :lmao:

That is so Mad Men
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:52 pm

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Rob Lister » Fri Nov 16, 2018 12:04 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
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I remember that commercial clearly. I was 7 at the time. They played it so often I learned that song. It's been an earworm ever since.

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