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Re: Russia

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

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.

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Re: Russia

Post by 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

Post by Grammatron » Tue Sep 05, 2017 5:56 pm

Look how happy everyone is

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Re: Russia

Post by Witness » Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:46 pm

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

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Re: Russia

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Re: Russia

Post by Witness » Sat Sep 09, 2017 5:36 pm

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Nostalgia?

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Re: Russia

Post by Witness » Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:35 am

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Re: Russia

Post by 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

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Re: Russia

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Re: Russia

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

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

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