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

Post by Anaxagoras » Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:12 am

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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.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:20 am

I know! I know!

President Coolidge, right? :BigGrin3:
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:24 am

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

Post by Witness » Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:14 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:I know! I know!

President Coolidge, right? :BigGrin3:
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Not sure if in jest or not, but it's Albert. But your Coolidge is cool!

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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.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:35 am

Witness wrote: Not sure if in jest or not, but it's Albert. But your Coolidge is cool!
Of course it's Albert. You think I wouldn't know Albert anywhere?

I was alluding to an old joke where an Injun in full regalia is mistaken for President Coolidge.
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Anaxagoras » Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:07 am

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

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:24 pm

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

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:29 am

I'm assuming the flashes aren't your retina exploding one at a time?
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Abdul Alhazred wrote:I was alluding to an old joke where an Injun in full regalia is mistaken for President Coolidge.
Please do tell.

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

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:58 am

The Coolidge thing was a cliche for a while.
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Abdul Alhazred wrote:The Coolidge thing was a cliche for a while.
We don't have the same cultural background, so I still don't know what the joke was…

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

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:01 am

There really isn't a whole lot to tell.

Look ma, it's president Coolidge.

ETA hth:

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Really not all that funny.
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Post by Fid » Sun Jan 21, 2018 4:49 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:I'm assuming the flashes aren't your retina exploding one at a time?


Actually no they are the result of alpha decay and unless you crack the thing open and eat it it's safe.
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Grammatron » Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:09 pm

Look at all the cultural appropriation :x

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