In the news today (North American version)

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Re: In the news today (North American version)

Postby Kes » Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:31 pm

sacko wrote:
"can someone tell me what we're looking at"


What you are looking at, is a flying laboratory, made out of what "looks like" a modified Boeing 737, but I can't guarantee it is, as it's quite different to how one normally looks.

What it's testing, well, I personally don't know, and as I've previously indicated, I don't believe everything I read, so won't bullshit you with crap I don't know to be true, unless it's based in crap I DO know about.

People around the world have "research" aircraft, and you know what the human race is like for experimenting with various shit. Take the Hadron Collider at CERN. Could anyone truly say before they fired it up, that it wouldn't start a mahoosive chain reaction, with problems that affect us all. I couldn't. When they detonated the first atomic bomb, did they know how many miles it would take for the reaction to dissipate? I'm not so sure. But seriously, what the fuck can ANY of us do about it? Bleat about it on message boards?

My time on this planet is limited, and I'd like to try and enjoy what there is of it, not spend my whole life worrying about shit I have no control over. I suggest everyone else does similar.
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Re: In the news today (North American version)

Postby Roger » Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:37 pm

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Roger wrote:I didn’t say anything about your mathematic capabilities. I said it was hard at school. Perhaps you disagree and found it easy. If so, good for you.


actually, i found mathematics to be a drag and i sucked at it.

"but", in the words of a wise man "I don't want some asshole critic to tell me that.'"


Good job nobody told you that then.
 
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Re: In the news today (North American version)

Postby JLP » Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:41 pm

We could be looking at a photoshopped picture of course.
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Re: In the news today (North American version)

Postby Kes » Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:48 pm

JLP wrote:We could be looking at a photoshopped picture of course.


Even if we weren't, what's it telling us?

That someone has a plane with loads of tanks on it. I've seen a BAe146 decked out in a similar fashion, and all that was, was a weather research aircraft, taking samples of the atmosphere, to try and help predict how storms grow, and how particles of dust from volcanos affect our weather.

It "could" be all innocent, but then knowing the American weapons industry, if you were putting money on it, you'd have to leave your options open.

They don't get decent data on quite how the latest experimental shit kills people, unless they put "someone else's" foot in the water occasionally. You ARE talking about a country that sprayed pretty much an entire other country with a plant killer, just to prove a point, the point being that if it kills plants, it probably isn't too good for the people living amongst the plants either.

Still, their research and all those deaths hasn't gone completely to waste. It sorted out the nettles in my garden.
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Re: In the news today (North American version)

Postby Roger » Mon Nov 13, 2017 2:25 pm

And nerve gas is pretty good at killing flies.
 
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Re: In the news today (North American version)

Postby sacko » Mon Nov 13, 2017 2:58 pm

Kes wrote:
JLP wrote:We could be looking at a photoshopped picture of course.


Even if we weren't, what's it telling us?

That someone has a plane with loads of tanks on it. I've seen a BAe146 decked out in a similar fashion, and all that was, was a weather research aircraft, taking samples of the atmosphere, to try and help predict how storms grow, and how particles of dust from volcanos affect our weather.

It "could" be all innocent, but then knowing the American weapons industry, if you were putting money on it, you'd have to leave your options open.

They don't get decent data on quite how the latest experimental shit kills people, unless they put "someone else's" foot in the water occasionally. You ARE talking about a country that sprayed pretty much an entire other country with a plant killer, just to prove a point, the point being that if it kills plants, it probably isn't too good for the people living amongst the plants either.

Still, their research and all those deaths hasn't gone completely to waste. It sorted out the nettles in my garden.


i see

it's a weather balloon ;-)
 
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Re: In the news today (North American version)

Postby sacko » Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:00 pm

Roger wrote:And nerve gas is pretty good at killing flies.


does it work on terrorists too?
 
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Re: In the news today (North American version)

Postby Roger » Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:01 pm

sacko wrote:
Roger wrote:And nerve gas is pretty good at killing flies.


does it work on terrorists too?


I don’t know, terrorists tend to be spineless.

(That was an excellent joke, take my word for it)
 
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Re: In the news today (North American version)

Postby sacko » Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:09 pm

Roger wrote:
sacko wrote:
Roger wrote:And nerve gas is pretty good at killing flies.


does it work on terrorists too?


I don’t know, terrorists tend to be spineless.

(That was an excellent joke, take my word for it)


we need humour sometimes, so cope with the horror

gas jokes do the trick all the time
 
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Re: In the news today (North American version)

Postby Roger » Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:15 pm

sacko wrote:
Roger wrote:
sacko wrote:does it work on terrorists too?


I don’t know, terrorists tend to be spineless.

(That was an excellent joke, take my word for it)


we need humour sometimes, so cope with the horror

gas jokes do the trick all the time


I’ve got plenty more where that came from.

Atom 1: I think I’ve lost an electron!
Atom 2: Are you sure?
Atom 1: Yes, I’m positive!
 
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Re: In the news today (North American version)

Postby sacko » Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:25 pm

Roger wrote:I’ve got plenty more where that came from.

Atom 1: I think I’ve lost an electron!
Atom 2: Are you sure?
Atom 1: Yes, I’m positive!


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Re: In the news today (North American version)

Postby sacko » Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:28 pm

there seem to be a lot of new faces on QOL lately.

"Out with the old, in with the nucleus."
 
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Re: In the news today (North American version)

Postby Roger » Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:46 pm



He’ll be remembered like Mohammed Ali.
 
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Re: In the news today (North American version)

Postby Roger » Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:09 pm

Oh dear, it’s looking like he might be a scumbag after all:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-41974116

I stand by the opinion I expressed when the allegations all involved him as a 93 year old man in a wheelchair, but 14 years ago he was able bodied and the father of the president. Oh dear dear dear.
 
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Re: In the news today (North American version)

Postby Kes » Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:44 pm

I sort of understand him groping their buttocks, after all, over God knows how many years, he'd probably already groped countless Bushes.
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