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

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https://case.edu/ech/articles/s/streetcar-strike-1899

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The STREETCAR STRIKE OF 1899 began on 10 June 1899. Over 850 employees of the Big Consolidated Line of the CLEVELAND ELECTRIC RAILWAY CO. voted to strike for better wages and working conditions and union recognition. Rioting broke out across the city as police attempted to keep mobs from damaging the streetcars and attacking the nonunion men the company employed to operate them.
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In 1998, more than 15 000 people gathered to lunch along the Vasco da Gama bridge in Portugal, celebrating its inauguration. The record for longest table setting was also set during this event.
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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Sun Nov 08, 2020 12:17 am Note that they are not carrying the Confederate flag.
Nor guns. :twisted:
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Witness wrote: Mon Nov 09, 2020 3:00 am
Abdul Alhazred wrote: Sun Nov 08, 2020 12:17 am Note that they are not carrying the Confederate flag.
Nor guns. :twisted:
Not that you can see
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He doesn't look well
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He looks emaciated. Maybe just a bad tailor.
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Anaxagoras wrote: Tue Nov 10, 2020 11:03 am https://www.reddit.com/r/OldSchoolCool/ ... um=ios_app

He doesn't look well
Thank goodness he approved the use of German POWs for reparations in Europe before popping his clogs

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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Sun Nov 08, 2020 12:17 am Indeed.

Note that they are not carrying the Confederate flag.
Good point, one wonders how that would have been received.
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Anaxagoras wrote: Tue Nov 10, 2020 11:03 am https://www.reddit.com/r/OldSchoolCool/ ... um=ios_app

He doesn't look well
Nobody back then looked well.
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I know where some actual KKK live
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These days they cook meth, grow weed and make moonshine
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Thanks for the reply Abdul. New Jersey 1920ish maybe a bit too close to The Recent Unpleasantness?
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To clarify, regarding a nearly century old photograph. Had some yahoo bearing a Confederate flag decided to join the march one wonders the outcome.
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News friggin papers dang, I'm pretty sure I've got the KENNEDY KILLED issue of the local.
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Granny at 18. It went downhill fast from there.
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That's what happens when you smoke four packs a day.
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Barbera Stanwyck was a hottie in 1924

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So was I
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↑ It's frightening the linguistic levels used… 40 years ago. :|
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Somewhat
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Witness wrote: Tue Nov 17, 2020 11:29 pm ↑ It's frightening the linguistic levels used… 40 years ago. :|
It's the Beeb1. Whilst BBC2 was doing the artsy stuff like Arena and Horizon and ITV was churning out shite like this



BBC1 could always be relied upon for something vaguely decent with the proper spoken linguisticals.

My headmistress was on "Ask the family."

Lost.
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Just as point of interest or nostalgia. Concorde used to fly very low over our suburb when I was a kid.

Everytime you heard that distinctive roar everyone would stop and look up. Kids, Adults, Everyone.

Such a beautiful bird.
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Hotarubi wrote: Thu Nov 19, 2020 2:09 am Just as point of interest or nostalgia. Concorde used to fly very low over our suburb when I was a kid.

Everytime you heard that distinctive roar everyone would stop and look up. Kids, Adults, Everyone.

Such a beautiful bird.
There's a successor in the works. And it looks quite similar, if one can believe the pic. :)
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Witness wrote: Thu Nov 19, 2020 1:39 am Somewhat
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He's sportin' a woody.
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Pyrrho wrote: Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:50 pm https://i.imgur.com/LzzCHVa.jpg
Carswell?
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Indeed yes.

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Nobody tried to culturally appropriate. Strange.
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Something to trigger ed:

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