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Re: Current Politics & History Only Thread
« Reply #630 on: February 19, 2019, 12:14:20 PM »
Spotted on a bus stop near Fox Studios in Century City:




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Re: Current Politics & History Only Thread
« Reply #631 on: February 20, 2019, 10:30:18 AM »
Police are now saying it appears they were known to him and apparently one of them was actually once on the same show as Smollett. Implication is that the attack was staged or possibly just an argument between people that knew each other and not a hate crime.

It's being reported that even the crude "racist letter" Smollett received a week prior to the now-apparently-staged attack, was also his own doing:

Jussie Smollett Was Involved In Creating Racist Letter, Which [Preceded] Attack, Sources Say




Of course, media and celebrities immediately blamed the attack on Trump, when it was initially reported:

https://www.mediaite.com/online/did-the-media-jump-the-gun-on-the-jussie-smollett-story/


Perhaps interestingly, a lengthy thread of similar self-perpetrated recent faux hate crimes:


https://twitter.com/MrAndyNgo/status/1097020092791934976


As someone wrote in a youtube comment thread the other day:

"The demand for Nazis is greater than the supply."


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Re: Current Politics & History Only Thread
« Reply #633 on: February 21, 2019, 04:36:31 AM »
If guilty  :evilgrin:

I hope he gets enough punishment to deter others from making a bogus claim.
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Re: Current Politics & History Only Thread
« Reply #634 on: February 21, 2019, 09:45:13 AM »
Paid by check??  :dohdohdoh:


https://twitter.com/nickmon1112/status/1098608179720663040

Someone asked if the brothers now need to file a 1099.  ;)

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« Reply #635 on: February 22, 2019, 05:00:16 AM »
I have a bunch of smarter leftist friends, but are definitely on the lefty bandwagon. :yuck:

I've been waiting for them to speak on this matter. Last night (coincidentally the most hardcore lefty of them all) one said:

"Unfollowing Jussie on insta  :-\ "

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Re: Current Politics & History Only Thread
« Reply #636 on: February 22, 2019, 08:32:06 PM »
https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/02/robert-kraft-soliciting-florida-prostitution-sting.html

New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Charged With Soliciting Sex in Florida Prostitution Sting


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I dont get it. Why would this dumb fucking billionaire go out to these spa's when he could just buy a million hookers and have them brought to his home or party. Im thinking that this was his way to feel normal, to feel some kind of danger or excitement, similiar to that of a cleptomaniac.

rofl in either case, robert kraft is the mothar of all donkeys, but im sure in the eyes of focalor, he is still one of the manliest of men.  :evilgrin:
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Re: Current Politics & History Only Thread
« Reply #637 on: February 23, 2019, 06:18:47 AM »
The poor man just needed some help - his balls were deflated  :lolsign:
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« Reply #638 on: February 23, 2019, 06:58:10 PM »
Hundreds of men were busted. I saw Sgt Dick's mug for Indian River county. :badgrin:
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« Reply #639 on: February 24, 2019, 06:08:12 AM »
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« Reply #640 on: March 01, 2019, 05:22:22 AM »
I've spent a lot of time in martin, Indian River, and Brevard counties. A coworker of mine got a massage in Cocoa Beach by a foreigner that didn't speak much English. She tried to jerk him off by his story and kept saying "you big strong, you big strong!!" So his nickname became big strong. I wonder if Kraft was a regular there....
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Re: Current Politics & History Only Thread
« Reply #642 on: March 01, 2019, 07:22:06 PM »
The sitcom laughter was brutal.

How about that congresswoman taking about jihad? No, the real definition of jihad is [this], it's great. Just like communism in theory.
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Re: Current Politics & History Only Thread
« Reply #643 on: March 02, 2019, 07:27:18 AM »
I've spent a lot of time in martin, Indian River, and Brevard counties. A coworker of mine got a massage in Cocoa Beach by a foreigner that didn't speak much English. She tried to jerk him off by his story and kept saying "you big strong, you big strong!!" So his nickname became big strong. I wonder if Kraft was a regular there....

In Florida, we want to make your tourist visit a happy one. :evilgrin:
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« Reply #644 on: March 15, 2019, 04:08:21 PM »

"He knew all the tricks, dramatic irony, metaphor, bathos, puns, parody, litotes and... satire. He was vicious."

 

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It's always been that if you mymap and disconnect before the map goes live, it's deleted from the queue.

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Any way to prevent people from trolling with mymap? By that I mean they join the server, mymap a map, then immediately discconnect, forcing whoever's playing to play a map that nobody there necessarily wanted to play in the first place. Maybe have it check to see if the player who issued the command
 

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Seems like that did the trick, quadz. I'm sure everyone is happy to have their lower pings back :) Thanks!

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OK, they made a routing change that appears to have resolved the issue I was seeing here.

Everyone else's pings back to normal?

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