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

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

Post by Giz » Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:38 pm

Puts the beer in 'beer hall putsch'

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

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:40 pm

Giz wrote:
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Puts the beer in 'beer hall putsch'
Everything is better with beer.

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

Post by ed » Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:26 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:57 pm
Grammatron wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:57 pm
Several have been built, in fact.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_Sisters_(Moscow)
Indeed.

However I was trolling ed. 8)
That building at the foot of park, right?
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:45 am

ed wrote:
Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:26 am
Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:57 pm
Grammatron wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:57 pm
Several have been built, in fact.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_Sisters_(Moscow)
Indeed.

However I was trolling ed. 8)
That building at the foot of park, right?
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Post by Nyarlathotep » Thu Jan 31, 2019 5:51 pm

Look at those prices. You can eat an entire New Yorker for $2.50. I wonder if that is an upstate New Yorker or an inhabitant of NYC.

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Post by Pyrrho » Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:33 pm


The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Post by sparks » Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:00 pm

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Belongs in the classic boats thread. :)
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Anti-Semitic children's book 'Trust No Fox on his Green Heath and No Jew on his Oath' depicting expulsion of Jewish students and teachers from German schools, Nuremberg, 1936

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Feb 03, 2019 4:48 pm

Suppressed technology. :)
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Post by Nyarlathotep » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:34 am

A 1920s ladies compact. The "bullet" is lipstick.

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:31 am

A foreign country indeed.

Not merely the getting on an airplane aspect.

The sort of people who might carry a makeup kit (I won't be a Nazi and say "women") are highly unlikely to think that's funny.
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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Post by Nyarlathotep » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:11 pm

I am old enough to remember when e-mail was this amazing new thing
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:27 pm

I'm old and geeky enough to remember one time when I remarked how much better email was than anything using the IBM System Network Protocol. In those days you could start an argument that way.

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