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    eight reacted to Bedrag Justesen in Operation Nookie 60   
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    eight got a reaction from whocares in The Bee is alive!!!   
    The 6.10 at Ayr last night was won by the 11/4F Tobeeornottobee.
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    eight got a reaction from Roger_Mellie in Westmister car of peace   
    Naturally, with this being Dosbods, it passed first time again, despite being purchased for £350, fourteen years ago.
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    eight got a reaction from Cunning Plan in Jack Whitehall faces backlash as Disney's first gay man   
    I've had my doubts about Buzz Lightyear.
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    eight got a reaction from Cunning Plan in Jack Whitehall faces backlash as Disney's first gay man   
    I've had my doubts about Buzz Lightyear.
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    eight got a reaction from Cunning Plan in Jack Whitehall faces backlash as Disney's first gay man   
    I've had my doubts about Buzz Lightyear.
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    eight got a reaction from Roger_Mellie in Westmister car of peace   
    Naturally, with this being Dosbods, it passed first time again, despite being purchased for £350, fourteen years ago.
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    eight got a reaction from Roger_Mellie in Westmister car of peace   
    Naturally, with this being Dosbods, it passed first time again, despite being purchased for £350, fourteen years ago.
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    eight got a reaction from Roger_Mellie in Westmister car of peace   
    Naturally, with this being Dosbods, it passed first time again, despite being purchased for £350, fourteen years ago.
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    eight got a reaction from Roger_Mellie in Westmister car of peace   
    Naturally, with this being Dosbods, it passed first time again, despite being purchased for £350, fourteen years ago.
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    eight got a reaction from One percent in Never, ever take responsibility. For anything.   
    I guarantee this would never have happened if they'd called him Colin.
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    eight reacted to Rave in Happy news story   
    I can sympathise with Bachmeier and others like her, while still thinking her actions were morally wrong. The human brain seems to be hard wired to want revenge; I am certainly no exception to that rule. But it doesn't stand up to any logical scrutiny. In fact the whole concept of punishment is bollocks when you consider it properly, nothing is achieved by making other humans suffer gratuitously, however terribly they have behaved; previous wrongs are not righted, there is no 'karma force' permeating the world that is somehow thrown back into balance etc. Of course people should be locked up to protect society from them and to act as a deterrent to others, but locking them up (or torturing / killing them) because 'they deserve it' makes no logical sense at all.
    And my objection to it as a concept is not purely an abstract theoretical one. Once you stray away from the idea that 'violence is wrong' into 'violence is acceptable as long as it's committed by the state' and/or 'violence is acceptable as long as it's only done to people who deserve it' then clearly you open the door to people with broad ideas about what actions deserve violent retribution, or people who disagree with the state's administration of violence, to commit violence themselves. And that's not going to end well, for anybody.
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    eight reacted to PatronizingGit in Western Civilisation - Is there a great awakening yet?   
    Most these destructive sociological ideas seem to emanate from US colleges and first get implemented in silicon valley. 
    I think the UK is mainly a slave race, just not naturally revolutionary. I doubt many of our ancestors really wanted to uphold this sprawling empire and, lets face it, get little or no personal benefit, just for 'king and country' but they did it anyway. The Scots and Irish knew they were getting shafted by the English nobility, and yet the english commoners themselves fared no better, but see themselves as part of the machine, even though, again, they saw none of the spoils. Not that im saying the revolutionary character of the French for example has really made that much different at the end of the day,  they just get more frequent changes of scumbags at the top, instead of the same bunch of scumbags century after century. 
    I don't think the Eastern Europeans are any different. They are slaves too. Opinion over there seems similar to opinion over here when immigrants were 1% or so of our population. They'll fall into line soon enough. First the Czechs, then the Catholic states, and finally the Eastern Orthodox ones. 
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    eight got a reaction from Frank Hovis in PPI   
    If you'd known, you could have taken it out as an "investment".
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    eight reacted to NTB in Qanon: high level intel, AI or LARP?!   
    It hasn't stopped him writing books... 
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    eight got a reaction from Frank Hovis in PPI   
    If you'd known, you could have taken it out as an "investment".
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    eight got a reaction from The Masked Tulip in Alaska Airlines Horizon Air Q400 stolen by mechanic, took-off, chased by F-16's and now seen as smoke rising from an island near Seattle   
    I totally agree. Something of the spirit of the balloon chair guy about him.
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    eight got a reaction from whocares in Alaska Airlines Horizon Air Q400 stolen by mechanic, took-off, chased by F-16's and now seen as smoke rising from an island near Seattle   
    Earlier this year I was tasked with building a full on mock 737 cockpit interior (bar the electronic bits) by an Asian guy from the Manchester area. Pretty sure he was just a fan of flight sims - the whole process is documented by several people on the internet so it's not totally unheard of. Inevitable to have a few doubts though!
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    eight got a reaction from The Masked Tulip in Alaska Airlines Horizon Air Q400 stolen by mechanic, took-off, chased by F-16's and now seen as smoke rising from an island near Seattle   
    I totally agree. Something of the spirit of the balloon chair guy about him.
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    eight reacted to The Masked Tulip in Alaska Airlines Horizon Air Q400 stolen by mechanic, took-off, chased by F-16's and now seen as smoke rising from an island near Seattle   
    I know nothing about Rich but I can't help feel saddened by his death and think the world is a slightly worse off place than it was a few hours ago.
    Yes, what he did was incredibly stupid and dangerous but there is something that seems so wonderous, moronic and sad about his demise. 
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    eight got a reaction from The XYY Man in Rats!   
    Don't knock it, I've scored about 300 career goals from that distance.
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    eight got a reaction from One percent in House of Fraser calls in administrators   
    The few times I went in as a poor child they just used to look at you with contempt - it was always for "posh" people. Can't say I've set foot in the place for 20+ years, not likely to now either!
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    eight got a reaction from One percent in House of Fraser calls in administrators   
    The few times I went in as a poor child they just used to look at you with contempt - it was always for "posh" people. Can't say I've set foot in the place for 20+ years, not likely to now either!
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    eight got a reaction from JFK in Islamification of Europe