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    I suppose it must be the rapacious import duties,...

    I suppose it must be the rapacious import duties, but decent cheese was well pricey in Thailand. I rarely shop here, but stuff crops up in the fridge at or about it's "sell by" date all the time,...
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    ^^ Just one of these 'wish it were so' airy fairy...

    ^^ Just one of these 'wish it were so' airy fairy pseudoprinciples that don't work in the real world KW.

    ^ Elite probably wasn't the best choice of word, given that it is so often conflated with...
  3. It can kill them. When you see those mass...

    It can kill them. When you see those mass groundings of pilot whales etc, sadly the culprit is often sonar.
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    Anyway, elite education requires elite educators...

    Anyway, elite education requires elite educators and elite students- by which I mean intelligent and motivated, not Tatler fluff. All educational institutions are certainly not created equal, and by...
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    D'ohh I meant the dickhead, not the daughter.

    D'ohh I meant the dickhead, not the daughter.
  6. Don't mess with the RAN! China take note.

    Don't mess with the RAN! China take note.
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    What a strange country. What on earth could any...

    What a strange country. What on earth could any human being find remotely likable about trump? I know it's like a choice between hemlock and strychnine, but I would sooner have a beer with Cheney...
  8. Erm, when was the last suicide bombing in Israel...

    Erm, when was the last suicide bombing in Israel or occupied Palestine? :rolleyes: That dawg don't hunt no more.


    American colonists being a fine example. Still terrorists.
  9. If you really wish to participate MM, there are...

    If you really wish to participate MM, there are better ways to advocate.
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    A bright kid from a poor family can get into...

    A bright kid from a poor family can get into Oxbridge these days. Even if she's Black, and gay. Wadham, in particular, would love to have you- although ChCh might be a bit more iffy.
  11. Thread: Spoon Wars

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    A teaspoon and the two on the right are all you...

    A teaspoon and the two on the right are all you need. Western spoons are silly.
  12. A'www shucks. Someones got to do it. I...

    A'www shucks. Someones got to do it. I reluctantly accede.
  13. Anyway, whatever ones opinion about the results...

    Anyway, whatever ones opinion about the results of the survey, I think the Germans make a pretty good and rational sample group. Apart from their economic prominence and location in central Europe,...
  14. ^ It is actually, when you are in your mid...

    ^ It is actually, when you are in your mid forties. He was indeed a FCO rising star, until he got Conscience. That ruins any diplomatic career, so he quit.
  15. Craig Murray received a fair trial in the same...

    Craig Murray received a fair trial in the same way as Julian Assange- which is to say, he didn't. Sure, pomp and ceremony were maintained- the apparition of due process. The poms are very good at...
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    J’Accuse! Peddling government propaganda, media...

    J’Accuse! Peddling government propaganda, media over-hypes “drums of war” with China


    by Brian Toohey | May 11, 2021


    The use of disinformation campaigns and cyber attacks by China and other...
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    Poll: Well, finally- I'm booked in for my first Astra...

    Well, finally- I'm booked in for my first Astra Zeneca shot June 12th, then a 3 month wait for the booster shot. They won't give AZ to people under 50 here.
    Oz is 12.38 vaccinations per 100 people...
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    https://teakdoor.com/images/imported/2021/05/1.7

    https://teakdoor.com/images/imported/2021/05/1.7
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    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Lets see a...

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Lets see a photo of you mate, for comparison. :chitown:
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    Kaolin, also called China clay, mixed with H2O,...

    Kaolin, also called China clay, mixed with H2O, also called water, makes a dangerous chemical? Well that's news to me. So what they make fine pottery from is a toxic substance?
    And considering, last...
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    Last I knew, Prince Michael was also the worlds...

    Last I knew, Prince Michael was also the worlds top Freemason. I wonder if Vlad is on the square?
  22. Just hope they catch the mongrels. Pattaya...

    Just hope they catch the mongrels. Pattaya actually takes good care of it's destitute, orphaned, down on their luck & homeless.
  23. Why haven't we heard anything about how Prayuth &...

    Why haven't we heard anything about how Prayuth & his junta were going to purge the country of corruption since the last coup d'etat?
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    Your neighbours house unsightly Ice. It clashes...

    Your neighbours house unsightly Ice. It clashes with your modernist deco. Maybe buy it, and have the pile demolished? Make for one fine swimming pool area, and gazebo.
  25. China has one foreign naval base, in Djibouti....

    China has one foreign naval base, in Djibouti. Time for America to panic. Maybe open another one, in Tristan da Cunha.
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    Rightwingnutman should never check for bamboo...

    Rightwingnutman should never check for bamboo traces with Venezuelan voting machines.
  27. But when the crimeans, belarussians, venezuelans...

    But when the crimeans, belarussians, venezuelans etc do- that is a crime against humanity, obviously. :chitown:
  28. We used to complain about the japs for the same...

    We used to complain about the japs for the same thing. Back in the day, the poms used to complain about the yanks for the same thing. bleet bleet. Where the factories are, the technological...
  29. I'm curious why he took a rubber ducky across the...

    I'm curious why he took a rubber ducky across the strait, which also just happens to be one of the busiest air routes in the world. Escaping... what?
  30. So did he shoot her or not? TD are only really...

    So did he shoot her or not? TD are only really interested in seppo murders when they shoot people.
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    Is that where The Iceman Cometh? :chitown:

    Is that where The Iceman Cometh? :chitown:
  32. You're just digging yourself deeper into a hole,...

    You're just digging yourself deeper into a hole, as usual. I am awfully sorry that you are Butthurt about these results, which show that the US is not as universally adored and admired as you had...
  33. You don't know much about Statistics do you? The...

    You don't know much about Statistics do you? The margin of error for a survey with 1009 conducted interviews (phone or otherwise) is +/- 3.09%
    This is from an 82,000,000 population or 'universe',...
  34. It seems a hell of a lot better than fentanyl,...

    It seems a hell of a lot better than fentanyl, anyway.


    Captagon — also known by its generic name fenethylline — is actually relatively mild in the world of amphetamines and amphetaminelike...
  35. ^^ Me, no. I am quoting from a linked source...

    ^^ Me, no. I am quoting from a linked source above in this thread- if you care to read. But of course your anglophone tinted gut feeling must be more accurate than the 'largest democracy in the world...
  36. "The survey is considered representative of about...

    "The survey is considered representative of about two-thirds of the world's population and is the largest democracy study in the world."

    :chitown:
  37. Hegemony. Fading hegemony.

    Hegemony. Fading hegemony.
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    Stunning mate. Well done.

    Stunning mate. Well done.
  39. I very much doubt that. I think your opinions are...

    I very much doubt that. I think your opinions are just based on the anglo diaspora- a modest percentage of the worlds population.
    The facts speak for themself.

    "Saying the US and China are...
  40. Of course. Same as it's ever been.

    Of course. Same as it's ever been.
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    But I think the likes of Arthur C. Clarke, living...

    But I think the likes of Arthur C. Clarke, living with his young boys (not related) in idyllic Serendib- aka Sri Lanka- were rewarded a good deal more than faux hippy nomads!
  42. ^^ Very shallow. Unless you are accusing the...

    ^^ Very shallow. Unless you are accusing the poster of falsifying information, the survey was carried out by:-



    Here, rather than blathering, why don't you read for yourself. Quite interesting....
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    Yawww'n- Maybe a bit less alcohol sunny...

    Yawww'n-




    Maybe a bit less alcohol sunny jim. It's affecting yer brain.
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    When it's Their space junk, it's a Crime against...

    When it's Their space junk, it's a Crime against Humanity. :chitown:
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    They should appoint you a 4 star General TC. You...

    They should appoint you a 4 star General TC. You are very good at losing wars.
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    If you're actually skilled at something and can...

    If you're actually skilled at something and can be rewarded accordingly, well good stuff. But most digital nomad jobs seem pretty shite to me. Enticing prospect though.
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    Vegas roulette

    When Skylab fell to earth


    In the early hours of the 12th of July, 1979, Skylab crashed on WA's south east coast, scattering debris across the Nullarbor and the eastern goldfields and causing a...
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    Consider it done- China suspends...

    Consider it done-



    China suspends China-Australia Strategic Economic Dialogue indefinitely



    Beijing has cut off all diplomatic contact with the Australian government under the...
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    Jealous of our superior lifestyle, quality of...

    Jealous of our superior lifestyle, quality of life, social benefits, public facilities and basic wages then, americano?
    I for one wish to preserve and enhance the Lucky country- you just wanna make...
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    When the lease was being signed- Australian...

    When the lease was being signed- Australian Defence Force chief Mark Binskin said that spying could be done more easily by “sitting on a stool at the fish and chip shop on the wharf” than via signing...
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