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Well no, they wouldn't have anything to say about that. They're dead. Assuming you're referring to compensation, why should modern-day Africans gain financially from the suffering of their 200-year-old ancestors? Because the suffering went on until a lot more recently than 200 years ago. You could ...
On a more sincere note: given how much Britain has taken from, for example, African nations, should we not try and make things right by helping them out? What did we take from African nations exactly? Did..did you miss the few hundred years of history when the British were annexing bits of territor...
- Sun 12 Sep, 2010 14.21
- Forum: The Lounge
- Topic: Adverts that irritate and entertain
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Oh dear, I just saw the Fosters ads and it's little wonder everybody is confounded by this country. The fact that what they're selling tastes like arse doesn't help either.
- Wed 19 May, 2010 09.36
- Forum: The Lounge
- Topic: 77% of Voters Didn't Want The Liberal Democrats
- Replies: 67
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I think the more relevant question is where you expect a nuclear attack to come from? The Americans and the Russians are looking at cutting back their stockpiles of nukes, and the fewer that there are sitting around, the less likely it is that something can go wrong with them. Having said that my op...
I can't imagine that being too popular, I thought the point was to try and make it easier to vote? If you've got two separate polling days it doesn't help much - and in a country where you don't have compulsory voting (this is an unusual thing for an Australian) it probably won't do too much for tur...
I love this kind of thing. This is the Manchester Unity Building, a fantastic art-deco building in the centre of the CBD here, on the corner of the busier streets, Collins and Swanston. This is, I believe, looking up Swanston St. towards the building shortly after it opened in the middle of the Grea...
Or if you fancy it, youth hostel? I've stayed in some remarkably lovely ones in the past. I know, I know... Rowan in a youth hostel?! I dunno how they are in the UK but there are some pretty good ones around here; often they're just converted hotels. I stayed in a bunch of them up and down New Zeal...
I think the main thing that people missed from the stores shutting down was the wireless, which was free if you were on Telstra at the time.
Ha, they're doing well.Nick Harvey wrote:May one enquire about all your other mothers?timgraham wrote:My dearest mother is a militant tea drinker.