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by wvcbxl
Tue May 23, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Guess what an idiot with a cause did this time...
Replies: 71
Views: 4317

Re: Bombing at Ariana Grande concert in UK

OleMissCub wrote:Perhaps just pointing out that they are having freaking TODDLERS shooting people in the head is bad enough.


Sadly, they're not the first nor the only ones doing so, but they are the first to put it out on social media without shame.
by wvcbxl
Tue May 23, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Guess what an idiot with a cause did this time...
Replies: 71
Views: 4317

Re: Bombing at Ariana Grande concert in UK

d_money wrote:
wvcbxl wrote:Deliberate targetting of kids at a show is a new low imho. :(

I hear what you're saying but - your comment implies the bombers have some moral compass or that there are rules of no-go targets.


Fair point - anything that happened so far indicates they don't.
by wvcbxl
Tue May 23, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics, but not weather or journalism or weather journalism
Replies: 24216
Views: 905894

Re: Politics & Current Events

Is this a "how to piss off your friends" masterclass?
Trump to Open Tuesday in 'Palestine,' White House Says (Haaretz article)
by wvcbxl
Tue May 23, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Guess what an idiot with a cause did this time...
Replies: 71
Views: 4317

Re: Possible explosions at Ariana Grande concert in UK

Deliberate targetting of kids at a show is a new low imho. :(
by wvcbxl
Mon May 22, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics, but not weather or journalism or weather journalism
Replies: 24216
Views: 905894

Re: Politics & Current Events



This dude will most certainly not enjoy the upcoming Brussels part of this trip. :wink:
by wvcbxl
Thu May 18, 2017 8:20 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Music Thread 2.0
Replies: 2070
Views: 89995

Re: Music Thread 2.0

Chris Cornell died - horsefeathers that makes me feel old :(
by wvcbxl
Sun May 14, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: soccer soccer soccer
Replies: 2252
Views: 92811

Re: soccer soccer soccer

Party time in Rotterdam :D
by wvcbxl
Sun May 14, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: soccer soccer soccer
Replies: 2252
Views: 92811

Re: soccer soccer soccer

Feyenoord need a win in the last game of the season (after last week's loss) to clinch the title in The Netherlands.
Kuyt scores after 40 seconds and the stadium goes nuts.
by wvcbxl
Sun May 14, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics, but not weather or journalism or weather journalism
Replies: 24216
Views: 905894

Re: Politics & Current Events

2017 WORLD PRESS FREEDOM INDEX MAP

Like alls such lists, to be taken with a grain of salt, but still ...
by wvcbxl
Fri May 12, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics, but not weather or journalism or weather journalism
Replies: 24216
Views: 905894

Re: Politics & Current Events

Derwood wrote:Oooooh, open threats. That's fun



Audiotapes and the Oval Office - sounds familiar 8-)
by wvcbxl
Thu May 11, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: General Chit-Chat thread
Replies: 2623
Views: 128740

Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Not serious enough to go in the politics thread but noteworthy: a Belgian speed metal band was denied entry to the US last month. Neither their musical style nor their name ("Evil Invaders") were the cause, btw. Their account of what happened on their facebook page is ... true to form :win...
by wvcbxl
Sat May 06, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics, but not weather or journalism or weather journalism
Replies: 24216
Views: 905894

Re: Politics & Current Events

the kremlin front otherwise known as wikileaks has been putting out a bunch of stuff about an e-mail hack on emmanuel macron. the election is on sunday. at this point julian isn't really even trying to hide that he's a tool of GRU. The tactic won't work in France; their presidential election second...
by wvcbxl
Sat May 06, 2017 7:34 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: soccer soccer soccer
Replies: 2252
Views: 92811

Re: soccer soccer soccer

Ethan Horvath (US) made his debut for Bruges yesterday in their 1-3 away win at Charleroi
by wvcbxl
Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics, but not weather or journalism or weather journalism
Replies: 24216
Views: 905894

Re: Politics & Current Events

Shooting incident in Paris tonight; gunman kills police officer and is shot later by police.

On the Champs Elysées ffs.
by wvcbxl
Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics, but not weather or journalism or weather journalism
Replies: 24216
Views: 905894

Re: Politics & Current Events

Theresa May calls early election in the UK on 8th June

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Ah well ....
by wvcbxl
Wed Apr 12, 2017 6:56 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Guess what an idiot with a badge did this time...
Replies: 511
Views: 32191

Re: Guess what an idiot with a badge did this time...

Wow they continue to push the troubled past narrative http://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/local/2017/04/11/david-dao-passenger-removed-united-flight-doctor-troubled-past/100318320/ Who gives a horsefeathers if this guy had a checkered past, it doesn't make any of what happened ok. https://twi...
by wvcbxl
Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: soccer soccer soccer
Replies: 2252
Views: 92811

Re: soccer soccer soccer

Three explosions near the bus, windows shattered according to both Die Welt and Frankfurter Allgemeine.
Match v Monaco postponed untill tomorrow.
by wvcbxl
Mon Apr 10, 2017 6:09 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: WS Shirt
Replies: 31
Views: 1892

Re: WS Shirt

Sofa was joking - TruffleShuffle lives in Australia. :wink: By the way... as we stand together in baseball, I guess we can't in soccer... Not that I watch soccer nowadays, but 10 years ago I got a KRC Genk scarf... so there we will only meet at the entrance of the stadium :twisted: I'm a Bruges fan...
by wvcbxl
Sun Apr 09, 2017 7:16 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics, but not weather or journalism or weather journalism
Replies: 24216
Views: 905894

Re: Politics & Current Events

UK wrote:It's generally a bad idea to notify the main ally of your enemy of an upcoming attack.


In this case it was to ensure the Russians would switch of their S-400 system at Hmeymim (which responds automatically) to prevent a direct clash between US and Russian rockets.
by wvcbxl
Sat Apr 08, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: WS Shirt
Replies: 31
Views: 1892

Re: WS Shirt

Welcome! You should look out for TruffleShuffle; he lives in Austria, too! Really. Ok, need to look for him. Austria is too small, maybe he lives next to me :lol: :lol: I will scream out of my window now and come back later with new information Sofa was joking - TruffleShuffle lives in Australia. :...
by wvcbxl
Fri Apr 07, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Music Thread 2.0
Replies: 2070
Views: 89995

Re: Music Thread 2.0

RTJ @ the AB in Brussels was pure madness yesterday evening. :D
by wvcbxl
Mon Apr 03, 2017 12:07 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics, but not weather or journalism or weather journalism
Replies: 24216
Views: 905894

Re: Politics & Current Events

Reports of an explosion on the St-Petersburg metro.
by wvcbxl
Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: soccer soccer soccer
Replies: 2252
Views: 92811

Re: soccer soccer soccer

Ryne Ween wrote:Not sure how revenue from merchandise is handled in the EPL. But assuming the club owns that, what kind of bump does Pulisic give an English club here in the states?


You may find this an interesting read: Analyzing the importance of shirt sales to a football club
by wvcbxl
Thu Mar 23, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Guess what an idiot with a gun did this time
Replies: 2175
Views: 97511

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



<sigh> horsefeathering copycats
FYI: Dovo (as on that van in the pic) are the explosives experts of the Belgian Army.

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