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 sparks » Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:31 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:Oh please!

It's a fashion statement. :)
If that's true, where's his Tinkerbell tutu?
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:47 pm

sparks wrote:
Abdul Alhazred wrote:Oh please!

It's a fashion statement. :)
If that's true, where's his Tinkerbell tutu?
The cleaners.

Don't ask. :P
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Pyrrho » Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:50 pm

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

Post by Rob Lister » Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:13 am

I'll have some cold meat please. With a side of incivility. Thanks.

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

Post by Witness » Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:43 am

From 1950:

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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 Giz » Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:31 pm

Wow. "Swastika sodas".

Someone's 'great' branding idea got screwed over by history. (I assume it's from early 1900s?)

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

Post by Rob Lister » Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:12 pm

Witness wrote:From 1950:

[img]https://s7.po%20ec-27-_Robe-paleofutur.jpg[/img]
They had really crappy HTML back then. I can' barely read it.

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

Post by Grammatron » Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:17 pm

Giz wrote:Wow. "Swastika sodas".

Someone's 'great' branding idea got screwed over by history. (I assume it's from early 1900s?)
Up until Nazis became less popular.

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

Post by sparks » Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:05 am

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Well, now I know where I stand on the social scale: 3rd is eating much better than I do.
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Witness » Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:05 am

Rob Lister wrote:I can' barely read it.
You should ask for a refund for your surgery. :mrgreen:

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

Post by Grammatron » Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:09 am

Witness wrote:
Rob Lister wrote:I can' barely read it.
You should ask for a refund for your surgery. :mrgreen:
That's a win! :figamagee:

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

Post by Rob Lister » Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:29 pm


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

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:13 pm

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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 Witness » Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:50 am

Athens 1920:

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And today:

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Must be in the outskirts, Athens in summer is no joke: hell with cars. :(

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

Post by Giz » Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:40 am

Is posting pictures of the past in foreign countries in “the past is a foreign country” thread on topic, or a tautology?

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

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:07 pm

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

Post by sparks » Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:47 pm

And kids like it too! For breakfast!!11
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Witness » Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:56 am

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