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richk449
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 02, 2013 4:16 am    Post subject: Celebrate Reply with quote

http://front404.com/george-orwells-birthday-party
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On tuesday the 25th of June, to celebrate the 110th birthday of George Orwell, surveillance cameras in the center of the city of Utrecht were decorated with colorful party hats!
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 02, 2013 4:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks, George! I remember reading 1984 and thinking it was a scary piece of horror-fiction.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 4:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I remember just a couple of years ago, right here in this forum, being called a "conspiracy theorist" because I said we are heading very rapidly in that direction. We haven't even seen the whole tip of the iceberg yet. By the time we do, it will probably be too late to avoid runnung headlong into it.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 4:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

BoneKracker wrote:
I remember just a couple of years ago, right here in this forum, being called a "conspiracy theorist" because I said we are heading very rapidly in that direction.

If you are gonna write that, you should provide a link.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 4:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

He's writing that right now. Link(s) will come.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 5:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Eat me. Your problem is that you just don't bellyfeel the eschaton. :roll: :lol:

Just google Orwell in here.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 8:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

richk449 wrote:
BoneKracker wrote:
I remember just a couple of years ago, right here in this forum, being called a "conspiracy theorist" because I said we are heading very rapidly in that direction.

If you are gonna write that, you should provide a link.
IMO, odds are in his favor.
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