Official North Korea Appreciation Thread

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Re: Official North Korea Appreciation Thread

Post by ed » Fri Sep 08, 2017 1:55 pm

Rob Lister wrote:Well, we may never know. I just can't believe that China would allow them to build and test nukes on their border when it is a certainty (i feel) that they could prevent it. My scenario gives them all the cards with no downside that I can see.
I think that it is a couple of things:

- Face - after supporting that bucket of shit country for 60 years it is tough to drop them into the crapper of history
- Schadenfreude - They get to enjoy watching our discomfiture, and the japs. The Chinese remember Nanking.
- Reality - they know that the "threat" would last as long as it takes a nuke to detonate. That is to say, NK would be glass if the Chinese really perceived them to be a threat to their economic well being.

I'd let my kids play with small quantities of explosives. I would probably draw the line at pounds of C4. Maybe.

All that said, I don't understand why the Chinese wouldn't want a robust trading partner on their boarder.
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Re: Official North Korea Appreciation Thread

Post by Mentat » Fri Sep 08, 2017 2:21 pm

Their government doesn't want a liberal democratic state on their border.
It's "pea-can", man.

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Re: Official North Korea Appreciation Thread

Post by ed » Fri Sep 08, 2017 3:34 pm

Why?
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Re: Official North Korea Appreciation Thread

Post by Rob Lister » Fri Sep 08, 2017 3:46 pm

Because I am right. I know it sounds like a conspiracy theory but it is a conspiracy theory either way. Just agree with me and we'll both feel better. You know I'm probably right. Be on the right side.

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Re: Official North Korea Appreciation Thread

Post by ed » Fri Sep 08, 2017 4:12 pm

You think grab ass below decks is the basis for an enduring relationship. Unsound.
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Re: Official North Korea Appreciation Thread

Post by Rob Lister » Fri Sep 08, 2017 4:54 pm

I think you need to let me win here. You know I'm right. So does Anix/anex/a... or whatever.

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Re: Official North Korea Appreciation Thread

Post by ed » Fri Sep 08, 2017 6:31 pm

Anix is a creature of the living God Emperor of Nippon. He is not to be trusted.
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Re: Official North Korea Appreciation Thread

Post by Rob Lister » Fri Sep 08, 2017 7:52 pm

So you agree with me. That is what I expected of you. Thank you.

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Re: Official North Korea Appreciation Thread

Post by Mentat » Fri Sep 08, 2017 8:58 pm

ed wrote:Why?
Because freedom is the leading cause of death in autocratic commie bastards. :freedom:
It's "pea-can", man.

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Re: Official North Korea Appreciation Thread

Post by ed » Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:30 pm

Unless we are friends, then it is ok.
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Re: Official North Korea Appreciation Thread

Post by Anaxagoras » Mon Sep 11, 2017 11:47 pm

The latest round of sanctions sounds like some pretty weak tea relative to what ambassador Haley was asking for.
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Re: Official North Korea Appreciation Thread

Post by Witness » Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:18 am

↑ Our local press thinks also that the US has "put much water in its wine". They attribute it to pressure from China, of course, but also Russia. There are ~ 35,000 NorKs providing cheap (and disciplined) labor there, and more elsewhere (e. g. Poland).

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Re: Official North Korea Appreciation Thread

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:22 am

I'm quite sure that a lot of negotiation is going on that is not being Tweeted about.
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Re: Official North Korea Appreciation Thread

Post by Fid » Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:07 am

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I gotta tell you I really like those (most likely) hydrogen filled balloons with the flags at your military (is there any other kind?) parade.

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Re: Official North Korea Appreciation Thread

Post by Rob Lister » Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:15 am

Who the fuck says asians have no emotions!?

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Re: Official North Korea Appreciation Thread

Post by Mentat » Fri Sep 15, 2017 1:09 am

It's "pea-can", man.

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Re: Official North Korea Appreciation Thread

Post by Doctor X » Fri Sep 15, 2017 6:23 am

Perhaps they should be shot down.

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