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Postby Drunken Idaho » 01 Apr 2009 09:40

Baraka Bryan wrote:
Nekhrun wrote:
Eyes High wrote:
A Thing of Eternity wrote:
Freakzilla wrote:
Baraka Bryan wrote:
SandChigger wrote:
Baraka Bryan wrote:
SandChigger wrote:
Nekhrun wrote:
Drunken Idaho wrote:
Baraka Bryan wrote:
A Thing of Eternity wrote:
Baraka Bryan wrote:
A Thing of Eternity wrote:
Baraka Bryan wrote:
A Thing of Eternity wrote:
Baraka Bryan wrote:
A Thing of Eternity wrote:I think there should be another box to check off on the voting cards for those who don't like any of the parties. Then those who abstain from voting to "send a message" (which obviously doesn't work) can actually send the message. Then they could just make voting mandatory, adding another box for those who don't care or don't know enough to vote.


ya that's needed with mandatory voting, because otherwise you get a bunch of dumbfucks who vote randomly or by what the media tells them on the drive over.


Hey, agreement!



also... socialism is bad


Of course it is.


So's capitalism.


Hey, disagreement!



;)


You'd agree if you thought it through. :wink:

Join us... the middle is the way.


the middle is the way to mediocrity and apathy... take a fucking stand!

actually to be very honest, i have more respect for NDP voters than Liberal supporters. at least they have something they stand for and vote for every single election, knowing full well that they will never get the power to implement their vision. Liberals simply sway with popular opinion, flip-flopping on issues for political gain, rather than standing for actual principles in the face of opposition.


QFT :D
It's about fucking time this thread got a shrinky! I'm in!
:twisted:

This is so juvenile. :roll:

Who's next!!! :P


i hate it when people do this... just stop already :evil:

;)

Is it the lack of control over some facet of reality that disturbs you? :twisted:

Or just the fact that you didn't think of it first? :lol:


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LOUD NOISES!

Shrinky!!!!!!!!!!!!!


We are easily amused. Aren't we?

Sorry, I shouldn't have said anything.


I find the curve created by the extended quotes very cool


Next time lets see if we can make it exponential in shape :D

Oh, in regards to the actual issue at hand, everyone please note that I excluded Barak's conclusion regarding the conservative party, in my "QFT" post... I dunno if that's what you meant by "you too?" SM but yeah the point is I hate Harper a lot.

There, at least the shrinky is somewhat relevant.
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Postby Ampoliros » 01 Apr 2009 09:46

Drunken Idaho wrote:
Baraka Bryan wrote:
Nekhrun wrote:
Eyes High wrote:
A Thing of Eternity wrote:
Freakzilla wrote:
Baraka Bryan wrote:
SandChigger wrote:
Baraka Bryan wrote:
SandChigger wrote:
Nekhrun wrote:
Drunken Idaho wrote:
Baraka Bryan wrote:
A Thing of Eternity wrote:
Baraka Bryan wrote:
A Thing of Eternity wrote:
Baraka Bryan wrote:
A Thing of Eternity wrote:
Baraka Bryan wrote:
A Thing of Eternity wrote:I think there should be another box to check off on the voting cards for those who don't like any of the parties. Then those who abstain from voting to "send a message" (which obviously doesn't work) can actually send the message. Then they could just make voting mandatory, adding another box for those who don't care or don't know enough to vote.


ya that's needed with mandatory voting, because otherwise you get a bunch of dumbfucks who vote randomly or by what the media tells them on the drive over.


Hey, agreement!



also... socialism is bad


Of course it is.


So's capitalism.


Hey, disagreement!



;)


You'd agree if you thought it through. :wink:

Join us... the middle is the way.


the middle is the way to mediocrity and apathy... take a fucking stand!

actually to be very honest, i have more respect for NDP voters than Liberal supporters. at least they have something they stand for and vote for every single election, knowing full well that they will never get the power to implement their vision. Liberals simply sway with popular opinion, flip-flopping on issues for political gain, rather than standing for actual principles in the face of opposition.


QFT :D
It's about fucking time this thread got a shrinky! I'm in!
:twisted:

This is so juvenile. :roll:

Who's next!!! :P


i hate it when people do this... just stop already :evil:

;)

Is it the lack of control over some facet of reality that disturbs you? :twisted:

Or just the fact that you didn't think of it first? :lol:


........ i love lamp.


LOUD NOISES!

Shrinky!!!!!!!!!!!!!


We are easily amused. Aren't we?

Sorry, I shouldn't have said anything.


I find the curve created by the extended quotes very cool


Next time lets see if we can make it exponential in shape :D

Oh, in regards to the actual issue at hand, everyone please note that I excluded Barak's conclusion regarding the conservative party, in my "QFT" post... I dunno if that's what you meant by "you too?" SM but yeah the point is I hate Harper a lot.

There, at least the shrinky is somewhat relevant.


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Postby Ampoliros » 01 Apr 2009 09:48

That curve is quickly coming close to representing the level of quality in the nudune books.
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Postby Drunken Idaho » 01 Apr 2009 09:54

Details emerge as the fractal curve is redrawn...


Who said it? Who said it?!

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Postby TheDukester » 01 Apr 2009 10:35

Jurassic Park? Sounds like the mathematician character, whose name I can't remember right now.

Or is it a RL quote? If so, it sounds sort of SF-ish.
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Postby Drunken Idaho » 01 Apr 2009 10:46

TheDukester wrote:Jurassic Park? Sounds like the mathematician character, whose name I can't remember right now.

Or is it a RL quote? If so, it sounds sort of SF-ish.


Hey that was quick. Good job Dukester! It was Ian Malcolm. The book was divided into seven "iterations," each of which began with a quote from Malcolm saying something to that effect, as well as a diagram of a fractal which becomes more detailed with each iteration. This was never incorporated into the movie.
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Postby Freakzilla » 01 Apr 2009 11:03

Drunken Idaho wrote:
TheDukester wrote:Jurassic Park? Sounds like the mathematician character, whose name I can't remember right now.

Or is it a RL quote? If so, it sounds sort of SF-ish.


Hey that was quick. Good job Dukester! It was Ian Malcolm. The book was divided into seven "iterations," each of which began with a quote from Malcolm saying something to that effect, as well as a diagram of a fractal which becomes more detailed with each iteration. This was never incorporated into the movie.


I read Jurassic Park, the movie left a lot out. Decent book.
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Re: I want to vote

Postby Nebiros » 28 May 2009 02:22

I got the Ballot! Recieved it today. Finally I get my first opportunity to vote!

I'm going to photocopy the ballot after I vote and frame the copy.

Just a couple of problems. Election day is on June 4th which is 7 days from now. It takes five days I'm told for mail to be delivered these days. Apparently I'm voting for the candidate not the party. And I'm looking at 19 Greenleft candidates none of them I know! That leaves 2 days to research each candidate on the Internet to see which one has the best chance of winning.

Better vote for an incumbent. Or if there are no incumbents, find out which seat they held. I only know one Greenleft politician and she is not on the ballot.

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Re: I want to vote

Postby SandChigger » 28 May 2009 02:42

That's right, be sure to pick the candidate with the best chance of winning. That's what it's all about.

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Re: I want to vote

Postby Eyes High » 28 May 2009 06:40

Nebiros, I would advise you to research the canidates and vote for the ones that comes closest to your point of views. And as far as voting for an incumbant, that is not always the best route to go (in my opinion). Just because someone holds an office at the time of an election does not mean that they are the best person for that office. Some are, some aren't.

My advice is to really do your research and also check to see if the ballot has to be in by election day or just postmarked by election day. If it is the latter, then that will give you a few more days at least to do your research.
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Re: I want to vote

Postby Freakzilla » 28 May 2009 08:15

If I don't know the candidates I pick the one with the most American sounding name, best hair, or a woman. :?
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Re: I want to vote

Postby Omphalos » 28 May 2009 11:59

What is this again? Dutch elections? Hmmm. I wonder if there is a site out there where Dutch elections are beind discussed?

Nope. Couldnt find one. This must be the right place. :roll:

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Re: I want to vote

Postby SandChigger » 28 May 2009 16:10

Freakzilla wrote:If I don't know the candidates I pick the one with the most American sounding name, best hair, or a woman. :?

:lol:

You are now my God. :pray:

But it's Omph FTW. :P

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Re: I want to vote

Postby SadisticCynic » 28 May 2009 16:15

Freak is simply carrying out the will of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. :wink: He votes where His Noodly Appendage directs him.
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Postby Freakzilla » 28 May 2009 16:17

SadisticCynic wrote:Freak is simply carrying out the will of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. :wink: He votes where His Noodly Appendage directs him.


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Postby SandChigger » 28 May 2009 16:24

Well, as a sexular humanist I prefer to follow my own noodly appendage. ;)

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Postby Freakzilla » 28 May 2009 16:28

SandChigger wrote:Well, as a sexular humanist I prefer to follow my own noodly appendage. ;)


That's what He wants you to think. ;)
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Re: I want to vote

Postby Nekhrun » 28 May 2009 16:35

Wow, I thought this thread died. I just think it's awesome that it resurfaced. People can really make a difference by voting!

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Re: I want to vote

Postby Nebiros » 28 May 2009 19:30

Thanks for all the advice. After some consideration, I have voted.

Here is the candidate I voted for:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judith_Sargentini

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Re: I want to vote

Postby Omphalos » 28 May 2009 19:57

Freakzilla wrote:If I don't know the candidates I pick the one with the most American sounding name, best hair, or a woman. :?


So that's why you didn't vote for Barack Obaba, he of the long curly mane.

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Re: I want to vote

Postby Freakzilla » 29 May 2009 21:27

Omphalos wrote:
Freakzilla wrote:If I don't know the candidates I pick the one with the most American sounding name, best hair, or a woman. :?


So that's why you didn't vote for Barack Obaba, he of the long curly mane.


Haha! Sorry, but I knew all about that anti-american socialist. If I hadn't, he'd have struck out on name, hair and sex, though.

:)

Oh, and if they candidate has a female running mate or a hot wife/daughter, that counts in the female column.
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Re: I want to vote

Postby SandChigger » 31 May 2009 20:22

Now, she's the one who's the 'bian, right? No, wait, that was Cheney's daughter, right? Or was it Carter's?

I'm confused....

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Re: I want to vote

Postby SandChigger » 31 May 2009 23:36

Wow ... you are hard up, huh? :shock:

(Or have you always been an early finisher?)
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Re: I want to vote

Postby SadisticCynic » 01 Jun 2009 08:54

Actually what I notice is the fact that in the bottom right corner of the photo it says Comedy Central; a reference to Politics no doubt :wink: .
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Re: I want to vote

Postby Eyes High » 01 Jun 2009 12:33

Baraka Bryan wrote:...

for non-canadians, check out comedycentral to find it...
the clip is from May 18th.
Meghan McCain on Colbert

edit to add: republican's numbers aren't the only thing heading north :P


All I got was a message that the video was not available in my region.
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