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ATTN: Rebelnerd # 4

To the British in wwII:
"You are losing; if you persist, it will only result in greater bloodshed. Hitler is not a bad man." ~Mahatma Ghandi

People act unaware that the human body is a walking pharmacy![Image: rolleyes.gif]~David Icke~
Religion was invented to keep the poor from harrasing the rich"~Napoleon Bonaparte~
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"Respect goes to those who do not want it" ~TrueAnarchist~
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"Geee, incorrectly attributed quotes are fun!"
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Re: ATTN: Rebelnerd # 4

Very interesting quote... it prompted me to do some more research. Here is some more context surrounding when/where/why he said that:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohandas_K ... onviolence

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Re: ATTN: Rebelnerd # 4

Shouldn't this be in Random?

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BaronVonStrangle Wrote:fox you should take everything mystery says with a pinch of salt

and by pinch of salt i actually mean you need to build a fucking salt processing plant so you have enough salt to dispell the bullshit
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Leon Kinotolian Wrote:Shouldn't this be in Random?
Why should it be in Random? It isn't random crap like 'HGIHUDNBGINRFG" or something.

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Re: ATTN: Rebelnerd # 4

I don't know. It just feels like a thread that'll turn into nonsense if it lives long enough.

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Rebelnerd Wrote:Avatar was an inside job.
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BaronVonStrangle Wrote:fox you should take everything mystery says with a pinch of salt

and by pinch of salt i actually mean you need to build a fucking salt processing plant so you have enough salt to dispell the bullshit
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Well it hasn't turned into nonsense yet, so why go all pre-emptive strike on its ass?

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Leon Kinotolian Wrote:I don't know. It just feels like a thread that'll turn into nonsense if it lives long enough.
Of course it will. All our threads do.

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