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by wvcbxl
Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 20081
Views: 605048

Re: Politics & Current Events

TruffleShuffle wrote:can already tell this ambassador appointment will be a roaring success.


Mister Hoekstra had his first meeting with the Dutch press, and it didn't go well ... : Video on Dutch news site

Gotta love the Dutch:
"That's not how it works; this is The Netherlands, answer the question"
by wvcbxl
Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: soccer soccer soccer
Replies: 1876
Views: 59540

Re: soccer soccer soccer

FA cup holders Arsenal crash out in the third round, losing 4-2 to Nottingham Forest.
Eric Lichaj scored twice for Forest.
by wvcbxl
Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 20081
Views: 605048

Re: Politics & Current Events

you may or may not have heard that 2017 was the safest year on record (worldwide) for civil aviation, with no passenger service fatalities and just a couple of charter service plane crashes. what you probably didn't know is that we have one man to thank for this incredible achievement. https://twit...
by wvcbxl
Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:43 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 20081
Views: 605048

Re: Politics & Current Events

https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics/status/946150549187125253 The distance from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem is 36 miles. It takes a high speed train a minimum of 18 miles to get to max speed (that's excluding the reduced speed on suburban stretches). Even disregarding the political difficulties, this project...
by wvcbxl
Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 20081
Views: 605048

Re: Politics & Current Events

TruffleShuffle wrote:
you seem nervous, buddy.


What's with the "L" in foxandfliends?
by wvcbxl
Mon Dec 25, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Happy holidays
Replies: 6
Views: 348

Re: Happy holidays

Merry Christmas !
by wvcbxl
Sat Dec 23, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 20081
Views: 605048

Re: Politics & Current Events

CubinNY wrote:The Dutch will make so much fun of him in his ancestral homeland.


The dude was born in Groningen; his return to his native land will not go well.
by wvcbxl
Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: soccer soccer soccer
Replies: 1876
Views: 59540

Re: soccer soccer soccer

:lol: :lol: :lol:

by wvcbxl
Sat Dec 02, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: soccer soccer soccer
Replies: 1876
Views: 59540

Re: soccer soccer soccer

No complaints about group G from me. :wink:
by wvcbxl
Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 20081
Views: 605048

Re: Politics & Current Events

by wvcbxl
Sat Nov 18, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 20081
Views: 605048

Re: Politics & Current Events

:wink:

by wvcbxl
Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Guess what an idiot with a gun did this time
Replies: 1385
Views: 50741

Re: Guess what an idiot with a gun did this time

America's gun culture in 10 charts from BBC News.

Note: Switzerland used to have their conscripts keep their firearm at home after active service - that explains their rank on the gun ownership chart. However, that was never the case in Finland.
by wvcbxl
Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 20081
Views: 605048

Re: Politics & Current Events

by wvcbxl
Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: General Chit-Chat thread
Replies: 1935
Views: 77379

Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Sammy Sofa wrote:That map is horsefeathering great and makes me proud to be an American, you lousy candy Nazis.


Y'all need some serious education about chocolate. :cool:
by wvcbxl
Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Truck runs over bikers in Manhattan
Replies: 4
Views: 365

Re: Truck runs over bikers in Manhattan

UMFan83 wrote:8 dead


One Belgian women dead, two more fellow Belgians in critical condition.
FFS
by wvcbxl
Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 20081
Views: 605048

Re: Politics & Current Events

Democrats need to start yelling why isn’t Trump implementing sanctions on Russia. Every TV spot no matter what the topic should start with that. Senator Schumer what do you think will happen with tax cuts? That’s a good question Wolf, but I want to know why the Trump Administration is refusing to i...
by wvcbxl
Mon Oct 23, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: soccer soccer soccer
Replies: 1876
Views: 59540

Re: soccer soccer soccer

those crazy belgish are at it again https://twitter.com/Deadspin/status/922492575533199360 Deadspin only got it half right - what really happened is even more ridiculous. There seems to have been a meeting by various Euro-hooligans (80 Dutch from The Hague, 30 French from Lille, and a handful from ...
by wvcbxl
Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 20081
Views: 605048

Re: Politics & Current Events

TruffleShuffle wrote:this is so horsefeathering pathetic.



kelly is trump's chief of staff. his son was killed in afghanistan in 2010.




I guess the invite was by mail.
by wvcbxl
Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 20081
Views: 605048

Re: Politics & Current Events

The US is pulling out of the UN's cultural organisation Unesco

Note to self: must record tomorrow's "Have I Got News For You" on BBC1 and "Mock The Week" on BBC2 :lol:
by wvcbxl
Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: soccer soccer soccer
Replies: 1876
Views: 59540

Re: soccer soccer soccer

wolf stansson wrote:Tim Howard's last game


As a Bruges fan, I'd like to suggest Ethan Horvath. He's close to being ready (needs more work on his timing on high crosses, but is already a fantastic goalline keeper).
by wvcbxl
Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: How many teams in each league should make the playoffs?
Replies: 94
Views: 2835

Re: How many teams in each league should make the playoffs?

The correct answer to the question in the title is none in the AL and the Cubs in the NL. O:)
by wvcbxl
Mon Oct 02, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Active Shooter(s) at the Las Vegas Strip
Replies: 128
Views: 4577

Re: Active Shooter(s) at the Las Vegas Strip

Nailed it:
by wvcbxl
Fri Sep 29, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Discuss NLDS vs. Dusty Baker's Nationals
Replies: 296
Views: 12675

Re: Discuss NLDS vs. Dusty Baker's Nationals

biittner77 wrote:Ever been to Nationals park before?


I have, and kinda liked the place. 8-)
by wvcbxl
Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: General Cubs Chit-Chat
Replies: 4056
Views: 195939

Re: General Cubs Chit-Chat

ConstableRabbit wrote:Back2Banks and their incredible 3-team trades where the Cubs traded nothing and ended up with Brian Roberts.


The Brian Roberts trade thread was epic.
by wvcbxl
Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 20081
Views: 605048

Re: Politics & Current Events

NOLA wrote:You can love your country AND be angry at it at the same time.


In most functioning democracies, this position is held by just under half of the population. :wink:

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