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    Quote Originally posted by Aragorn View Post
    I have no idea what you're rambling on about. Is it Aianawese by any chance?



    Two things...:

    2. That's exactly why you should be replying with quotes. It's a forum, not SMS or IRC.
    Ok,
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    I kind of like the idea of communism. I think it's doable. I also like the idea of population control. Very doable. I didn't have children for practical reasons. It seems to me that you should be required to have a permit, rigorous training, pass basic psychological and physical evaluations to go through the whole night mare process. Plus giving birth looks way too untidy and if you aren't lucky you end up with a living breathing nightmare that have to feed and clothe for at least 18 years. No thanks!

    I did dream I had babies once and they arrived all at once, 6 of them. Kittens! I was thrilled.

    Oh this is about cancel culture. Isn't that about the extreme nutty sjw 'left' applying pressure to venues not to allow platforms for people to speak who disagree with them. That's pretty authoritarian. And they are anti-authoritarian? Right. You'd think it would all collapse under the weight of its silliness...but no. The idiocy soldiers on.
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    Quote Originally posted by Aragorn View Post
    As the matter of fact, Vladimir Putin is most definitely not a communist. He's more of a fascist, really ─ he serves the oligarchs.
    I think he only serves himself and the oligarchs are there to serve him. The ones who are in his good books get to reap all the benefits of the kleptocracy which he has created. Eventually some corrupt scumbag will inherit his position and possibly during that time Russia might fall into disarray again. If you look into history, it seems quite probable.

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    Quote Originally posted by Wind View Post
    I think he only serves himself and the oligarchs are there to serve him. The ones who are in his good books get to reap all the benefits of the kleptocracy which he has created. Eventually some corrupt scumbag will inherit his position and possibly during that time Russia might fall into disarray again. If you look into history, it seems quite probable.
    Not far from the truth, Putin is not some random guy that turned KGB and then president, he's above that right from birth. I mean he has a lineage most people can't handle, that's why he is uncontrollable like that. But anyone would find it impossible to prove, and im not about to try lol

    But here's a clue, he doesn't like Vladimirovich, he instead uses Putin, he doesn't want to be called "Son of Vladimir", he wants to be set apart from that name, "Vladimir Vladimirovich" is his actual name, by Russian customs, if you were to add som random name, like Romanov for example...and you have an issue... Lmao

    Also he has changed hisname before, he was Platov before being Putin, when he was growing up. He never was Vladimirovich no matter what. Is not very weird except for who he is and why he changed his name back on his youth to attend school?, when he was just a poor teenager, and then a young man? according to "official history", he then went to become Putin after, which his not really his patronymic name "he is not "son of Putin", there was no guy named Putin at all
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    He xzoods an inner angry, great mind also.

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    Quote Originally posted by Malisa View Post

    But here's a clue, he doesn't like Vladimirovich, he instead uses Putin, he doesn't want to be called "Son of Vladimir", he wants to be set apart from that name, "Vladimir Vladimirovich" is his actual name, by Russian customs, just add the Romanov part and you have an issue... Lmao
    Maybe it's because I'm 3 double whiskeys in. But I suddenly like the minds that make up this corner of the interwebs.

    Shame we can't seem to get to speak the same language...
    Have a great day today

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    Same ?, be boring if DT-Wind n me all talked the same lingo about 9/11 being deep state connected mmm but spose we may have differing ponders of how n why and which would make it interesting.

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    Quote Originally posted by Malisa View Post
    Also he has changed hisname before, he was Platov before being Putin, when he was growing up. He never was Vladimirovich no matter what. Is not very weird except for who he is and why he changed his name back on his youth to attend school?, when he was just a poor teenager, and then a young man? according to "official history", he then went to become Putin after, which his not really his patronymic name "he is not "son of Putin", there was no guy named Putin at all
    I read somewhere that Putin admires Peter the Great.

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    Quote Originally posted by Wind View Post
    I read somewhere that Putin admires Peter the Great.
    No doubt, Wind. I went to St. Petersburg. It's lovely there. Peter the Great is a main attraction. We toured one of his mansions.

    He wanted to make Russia more European. It was crucial to him to have the port there. He made leaders from various regions cut off their beards and dress in a more European way. If they failed to shave their beards, he would rip them off himself.

    He was a large man. His bed was quite short. This is because they would sleep sitting up.

    I can't even imagine.

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    Quote Originally posted by Dreamtimer View Post
    No doubt, Wind. I went to St. Petersburg. It's lovely there.
    Hey, you weren't too far away from Finland and Helsinki, which is my place!

    I must admit that Russia isn't a country which I'm too interested to visit even though it's so close to me, but even then I'd certainly like to see St. Petersburg and the Red Square one day. I'm sure the country is great in it's own way even if the government isn't. Also it's next to Asia which is my "spiritual home", I wonder how interesting a train trip through Russia to China would be.

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    Quote Originally posted by Wind View Post
    I wonder how interesting a train trip through Russia to China would be.
    If Agatha Christie is to be believed, then it's not exactly a safe journey to undertake. You might want to invite Mr. Poirot along for the ride.
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    Quote Originally posted by Aragorn View Post
    If Agatha Christie is to be believed, then it's not exactly a safe journey to undertake. You might want to invite Mr. Poirot along for the ride.
    I've seen so many Poirot episodes and movies, but somehow have I not seen Murder on the Orient Express!

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    Quote Originally posted by Wind View Post
    I've seen so many Poirot episodes and movies, but somehow have I not seen Murder on the Orient Express!
    Here's a spoiler: They all did it!
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    Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLuKzH-igLo


    In this series, The Mayor of the city comments to a benefactor, colleague, and friend ... "That words are irrelevant to getting the job done" The colleague responds "Oh, words don't matter, n*gger" ... He says he will continue doing so (n-word) until the Black Mayor admits that he is wrong, that in fact, words do matter. The Black Mayor loses the respect of his son and father while the Mayor explains himself and how he made many sacrifices of personal dignity to become Mayor, in order to make a real difference and become some one that his son and father could respect. It's a wonderful series of scenes that give a broad perspective on ''the true place of words in human discourse".

    In the end, the Black Mayor admits that his colleague and friend was correct, that words truly do matter. The colleague friend admits that it was extremely painful to himself to repeatedly call him the N-word, but he was determined to prove his point. It was the kind of scene ending that makes one draw a deep breath.
    “But those who have been under the shadow, who have gone down at last to elemental things, will have a wider charity” - Herbert George Wells -

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