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Incredible.
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Witness wrote: Mon Dec 07, 2020 2:01 am https://i.imgur.com/wwx9Ioz.png

October 1887 – March 1889.
What was once deemed an eyesore has become the de facto symbol of a nation.
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Fid wrote: Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:34 pm
Witness wrote: Mon Dec 07, 2020 2:01 am https://i.imgur.com/wwx9Ioz.png

October 1887 – March 1889.
What was once deemed an eyesore has become the de facto symbol of a nation.
Yeah, just like Trump.
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Fid wrote: Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:34 pm What was once deemed an eyesore has become the de facto symbol of a nation.
I read a comment from one of his contemporaries saying that Eiffel was quite ambivalent about his tower, nearly apologizing for having built it.
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robinson wrote: Sat Dec 05, 2020 2:02 am Meth was available over the counter until 1964
The Nazis gave it to their soldiers so they didn't need to sleep. Made them more aggressive too.
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The past indeed.
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Anaxagoras wrote: Fri Dec 11, 2020 5:48 am
robinson wrote: Sat Dec 05, 2020 2:02 am Meth was available over the counter until 1964
The Nazis gave it to their soldiers so they didn't need to sleep. Made them more aggressive too.
not just nazis
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Pyrrho wrote: Sun Dec 13, 2020 11:58 am https://i.imgur.com/jIPxLWT.jpg
Should have released that one as soon as you’d seen what you’d hooked.



The fish too.
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No longer called that
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Damn, had to check that wasn’t 1884
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Flatirons? Holy fuck there are two within eyesight using as door stops.
The door stops near as I can tell pre-date the (not so) Civil War.
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They made us read that shit in school
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Pyrrho wrote: Sun Dec 20, 2020 12:47 pm https://i.imgur.com/D9GpiPS.jpg
That is in fact my grandpa. And yes he's playing with it. It was the hat though that got him banned from family gatherings.
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Ahem, Slick.

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Pyrrho wrote: Wed Dec 23, 2020 12:06 pm Ahem, Slick.

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Sure, try out some dangerous honkey invention on the black guy. Typical.
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