US Presidential Election.

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Re: US Presidential Election.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Oct 14, 2016 5:25 pm

Tony.Williams wrote:It would be nice to hope that we could at some point evolve beyond the: "me big chief, me screw any female I want" stage.
Give me a few million years and some strong selective pressure in that direction.
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Re: US Presidential Election.

Post by bindeweede » Fri Oct 14, 2016 9:59 pm

Abdul, any thoughts on this Headline? "Donald Trump's collapse has Democrats eyeing once safe Republican seats ."

Is the GOP's candidate really in such difficulty?

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/201 ... ican-seats

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Re: US Presidential Election.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Oct 15, 2016 11:45 pm

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Re: US Presidential Election.

Post by polomint38 » Tue Nov 08, 2016 2:54 pm

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Is it okay to post the same thing on various threads?

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Post by Croydon13013 » Tue Nov 08, 2016 3:25 pm

polomint38 wrote: Is it okay to post the same thing on various threads?
No.
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Re: US Presidential Election.

Post by polomint38 » Tue Nov 08, 2016 3:29 pm

Croydon13013 wrote:
polomint38 wrote: Is it okay to post the same thing on various threads?
No.
Sorry Bob, I am a very naughty boy. :twisted:

I need to be punished :evil:

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Re: US Presidential Election.

Post by Croydon13013 » Tue Nov 08, 2016 3:34 pm

polomint38 wrote:
Croydon13013 wrote:
polomint38 wrote: Is it okay to post the same thing on various threads?
No.
Sorry Bob, I am a very naughty boy. :twisted:

I need to be punished :evil:
Is the Hilary Clinton costume clean?
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Re: US Presidential Election.

Post by Tony.Williams » Wed Nov 09, 2016 8:41 am

First Brexit, now Trump.

2016 - the year the world went pear-shaped...

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Re: US Presidential Election.

Post by polomint38 » Wed Nov 09, 2016 10:51 am

Tony.Williams wrote:First Brexit, now Trump.

2016 - the year the world went pear-shaped...
I assume I'm having a nightmare, please wake me up.

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Re: US Presidential Election.

Post by Croydon13013 » Wed Nov 09, 2016 12:45 pm

Orange is the new Black.


Yesterday the worst news was that a chocolate bar had changed its shape to rip consumers off a bit.
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Re: US Presidential Election.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Nov 09, 2016 2:04 pm

Tony.Williams wrote:... pear-shaped ...
I know what you mean from context, but what an odd expression.
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Re: US Presidential Election.

Post by Tony.Williams » Wed Nov 09, 2016 2:21 pm

From Wiki, three uses of "pear-shaped":
Body shape
The comparison is more or less literal when the term is applied to people, where it means narrow at the shoulders and wide at the hips, a use that goes back to at least 1815, and one that can have either positive connotations (as in Venus figurines) or negative, depending upon the context.

Voice
In the 20th century, another, more abstract use of the term evolved. When said of someone's voice, "pear-shaped" means rich and sonorous. The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) dates this use to 1925.

Failure
The third meaning is mostly limited to the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa and Australasia. It describes a situation that went awry, perhaps horribly wrong. A failed bank robbery, for example, could be said to have "gone pear-shaped". The origin for this use of the term is in dispute. The OED cites its origin as within the Royal Air Force; as of 2003 the earliest citation there is a quote in the 1983 book Air War South Atlantic.[1]
I meant the last one, obviously... I didn't realise it was so recent, the phrase seems to have been around a lot longer than that. Never heard of the second one.

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Re: US Presidential Election.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Nov 09, 2016 5:22 pm

Our president shows class.

Not Trump, silly. He's not president until January.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... rning.html
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Re: US Presidential Election.

Post by Tony.Williams » Thu Nov 10, 2016 8:10 am

Given all of the protests, maybe the time for a little boundary redrawing has come:

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Re: US Presidential Election.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Nov 10, 2016 9:43 am

It wasn't the "Jesusland" vote this time.

For that matter it wasn't really that other time either.
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