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

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morning and the rain fell unabated once more, somehow the goblin, reading this thread from his bistro now, knew of that simple equation that zero times zero equals zero where somehow the anonymous flaming someone else anonymously results in yet more anonymity here, though perhaps the real lesson to learn has nothing to do with possible libel and everything to do with covering up one's tracks instead, saying "...me I use linux, my ip address is fluid, my material address behind the ip address is a standard linux clone and lastly I give away laptops to bistros letting the regulars use them at will, why, because there is no freedom of speech where one is held accountable, and besides too, what with the NDAA, the national defense authorization act, nothing stops them from torture, indefinite detention without redress to the due process of law, and arbitrary execution of anyone they deem merits it...",

anything one writes can incriminate one, concluding "...your duty is not to be cowered into silence, but you should be careful what you write on forumland, today's laxness towards you might turn into tomorrow's incrimination of you, for anything you write is just out-there now..."
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Great angle and shot.
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So who photographed the photographer?
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The construction workers?
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ceptimus wrote: Wed Jun 02, 2021 6:26 am So who photographed the photographer?
I can't pass up your implied invitation for someone to say the obvious: It was turtles photographers all the way down.
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Which one?
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Some swingin' dicks are looking a bit uncomfortable with this.
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