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Re: Russia

Postby Rob Lister » Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:35 pm

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Rob Lister wrote:That will be a cool-ass trick if they can pull it off.


Do you supposed they'll beat our record for the number of Malaria deaths during this venture?


Honestly, when you posted that I didn't think it was possible. But apparently, it's a thing!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicaragua_Canal

Cost estimates are 40-50 billion (usd) but the actual cost will at least double. China has to get on board and they've shown interest. Russia too. What Venezuela can contribute I can't imagine. They can't even buy bread.

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Re: Russia

Postby Bruce » Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:43 pm

Rob Lister wrote:
Bruce wrote:
Rob Lister wrote:That will be a cool-ass trick if they can pull it off.


Do you supposed they'll beat our record for the number of Malaria deaths during this venture?


Honestly, when you posted that I didn't think it was possible. But apparently, it's a thing!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicaragua_Canal

Cost estimates are 40-50 billion (usd) but the actual cost will at least double. China has to get on board and they've shown interest. Russia too. What Venezuela can contribute I can't imagine. They can't even buy bread.


I was just as surprised as you. All I did was a Google search for Venezuela and Canal, just to see if Venezuela had any canals at all, and that was the first thing that popped up. I thought it had to be a joke at first, but it appeared to be legit. Has to be one of the weirdest accidental finds for something I wasn't really looking for. Would be diving into a wishing well in search of quarters and coming up with rubies from One-Eyed Willy's treasure. :D
Such potential!

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Re: Russia

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Re: Russia

Postby Grammatron » Tue Sep 05, 2017 5:56 pm

Look how happy everyone is
pillory wrote:jokes aren't funny....seriously thinking......

seriously thinking might be funny....but it's not joke

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Re: Russia

Postby Witness » Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:46 pm

Worker's Paradise, no? But then it snowed in Yakutia (August 29):

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I blame Putin.

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Re: Russia

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Re: Russia

Postby Witness » Sat Sep 09, 2017 5:36 pm

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Nostalgia?

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Re: Russia

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Re: Russia

Postby Witness » Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:35 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVoCiKot7-Y
Rare footage taken in 1905 of Czar Nicholas II mounting a horse.

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Re: Russia

Postby Grammatron » Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:48 pm

pillory wrote:jokes aren't funny....seriously thinking......

seriously thinking might be funny....but it's not joke

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Re: Russia

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Re: Russia

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Re: Russia

Postby sparks » Fri Sep 29, 2017 4:34 am

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Nostalgia?


Good Christ: Only in Russia! Short dresses and thongs ladies, not boy shorts! Backward fucking gits...
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Re: Russia

Postby Doctor X » Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:24 am

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Re: Russia

Postby Grammatron » Fri Oct 20, 2017 3:53 am

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pillory wrote:jokes aren't funny....seriously thinking......

seriously thinking might be funny....but it's not joke

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Re: Russia

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:07 am

They crave a tsar? But what must a tsar be like?

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