Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Postby Witness » Sat Dec 16, 2017 3:03 am

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Postby Fid » Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:10 am

RE the y2k bug
Working in a generator repair facility .
It became kind of tragic keep trying to explain thermodynamics to folks.

Umm...no sir you really can't hook two generators up to run forever.
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Postby Doctor X » Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:28 am

But three?

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Postby Fid » Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:32 am

We didn't tell them about the rubber bands.
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:20 am

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Nope.

That one was weird even in its own time. :P
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Postby Witness » Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:04 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:Nope.
You're never happy, are you?

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Ethiopia, 1991.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Postby Fid » Thu Dec 28, 2017 1:31 pm

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Postby sparks » Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:42 pm

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Postby Doctor X » Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:56 am

Can you be certain?

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Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Postby sparks » Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:31 am

Soon as you look at the guy, his mood swings...
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Postby Grammatron » Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:15 am

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Postby Witness » Sat Dec 30, 2017 4:25 am

↑ Dunno, but the origin of the word is clear:

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Sat Dec 30, 2017 12:11 pm

That reminds me of a "past is a foreign country" rhyme I heard in junior high.

    The French they are a funny race.
    They fight with their feet and fuck with their face.
Saying it out loud in the schoolyard these days would get you years of therapy.
Or in the UK, a prison sentence.
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Postby ed » Sat Dec 30, 2017 12:28 pm

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Are you mocking their culture? Why do you have cultural diversity? Their culture is just as valid and important as ours.

I weep for you.

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