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re: Is "Fatties" the most used word on the OT? - Darth_Vader
Unless you're either a female or a raging homosexual, the idea of calling someone else "fat" or a "fattie" should never even cross your mind. Seriously, it's about as effeminate as these dudes who go around carrying a purse and shaving their body hair. ...


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re: hackers threaten to release Taylor Swifts nudes (our prayers answered) - Darth_Vader
[img]http://i0.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/newsfeed/000/077/988/my_body_is_ready.png[/img]...


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re: 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation: German Perspective - Darth_Vader
[quote]Treaty of Versailles is largely to blame for Germany being completely gutted economically speaking. Their paper currency was more valuable to use as firewood than as actual currency. Think about that. [/quote] The Treaty of Versailles played a big role in the misery of the Germans in ...


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re: Bowe Bergdahl will be prosecuted for Desertion - Darth_Vader
[quote]This. And if he does get charged and convicted hell be the first one Obama pardons on his last day in office. [/quote] I was thinking the same exact thing. ...


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re: 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation: German Perspective - Darth_Vader
[quote]quote: I think if you go back to the world before the 19th century, you'd be right. However since that time, political fanaticism has overtaken for the lead I believe. Aren't the two tied together though? People use religion to further their political ideology. You can't have one without ...


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re: 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation: German Perspective - Darth_Vader
I was wondering when my unnamed friend would show up. Good morning to whomever you are. :lol: [quote]Off the top of my head I'm going to say that more mass killing of a certain group have sprung from Religion but like you said it's another Thread to itself[/quote] I think if you go back t...


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re: 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation: German Perspective - Darth_Vader
[quote]Let's have a holocaust for Muslims now[/quote] One little known aspect of what's going on with the Muslim terrorist movement in the middle east today, is many of it's roots actually come from the Nazis. [link=(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Muslim_Brotherhood_in_Egypt)]LIN...


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re: How long would it take you to adjust if maps were flipped upside down - Darth_Vader
[quote]oh well shite...here we go [/quote] Where we going?...


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re: 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation: German Perspective - Darth_Vader
[quote]Volkswagon[/quote] I believe the VW Bug was actually the idea of Hitler himself if I remember correctly. [quote]Hugo Boss was a member of the Nazi Party and made their uniforms. [/quote] I believe he actually designed the iconic black SS uniforms down to the design of their rank ins...


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re: How long would it take you to adjust if maps were flipped upside down - Darth_Vader
During the middle ages and early exploration period it was common for maps to be drawn upside down. [img]http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d3/TabulaRogeriana.jpg[/img]...


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re: 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation: German Perspective - Darth_Vader
[quote]Read Operation Paperclip... it's about all the stuff that came out of Germany after the war. Mostly deals with the scientists that we were trying to get before Russia could get to them. The scientists that eventually played a major role in military advancements and even our space program. [...


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re: 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation: German Perspective - Darth_Vader
[quote]Mercedes and Theyssenkrupp are also on the list of those that profited if I'm not mistaken. It's a pretty impressive list of billion dollar companies [/quote] Just to give a little glimpse into how times have changed, the German company that was the primary producer of the famous German [l...


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re: 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation: German Perspective - Darth_Vader
[quote]Civilization is but the thinnest of veneers on utter madness. [/quote] Good point. History has a litany of examples of seemingly civilized people being made fanatical by either religion or politics and the outcome being a massive bloodbath of some fashion or another. I think it would be a...


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re: 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation: German Perspective - Darth_Vader
[quote]That and it happened like most horrible state-sponsored things happen...incrementally. It started off as one thing, and gradually evolved into what it became.[/quote] [quote]It started off with getting the German people to be proud of their heritage again. After WWI morale was low... the mig...


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re: 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation: German Perspective - Darth_Vader
[quote]Germany was still hurting from WWI. The NSDAP brought prosperity back to the Fatherland and the average citizen loved Hitler for that. Similar events have occurred throughout history... take the Red Scare/McCarthyism/Anti-Communism of the 1950s. You convince an entire population that they...


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re: 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation: German Perspective - Darth_Vader
[quote]You mean the same countries that couldn't prevent Germany from blitzkrieging all over their asses?[/quote] Even in the countries that were overrun by the Germans, there were plenty of people more than willing to help facilitate the Holocaust. Countries like Denmark, Norway, Holland, Belgiu...


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re: 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation: German Perspective - Darth_Vader
[quote]There's so much focus put on the Nazi regime and the Concentration camp but I feel like the normal citizen gets overlooked. How did entire countries embrace such a plan and turn away as a genocide occurred in their neighborhoods [/quote] Exactly. Had it been only those in black SS uniforms...


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re: 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation: German Perspective - Darth_Vader
[quote]I was sitting on a bench talking to a 98 year old german woman in 2006 in Victoria, Canada. She told me all about life in Nazi Germany and it was one of the most interesting conversations I've ever had with a stranger. [/quote] It's always interested me how what at that time was one of t...


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re: Hey 90% dude forum.. - Darth_Vader
[quote]Posted by Jim Rockford Women care more about what other women think about their appearance than what men think. [/quote] That's not true on the OT. Not even close. I see dudes going on all the time about this dude being fat or that dude being fat, they sound like a bunch of 14 yr old gi...


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re: Who was the better sniper: Hathcock or Kyle - Darth_Vader
[quote]i cant fathom the amount of confidence and focus and set of balls it takes to crawl over 1200 yards, over 3 days surrounded by enemy patrols that get so close to you that you could give them a handshake. Make a perfect shot and then successfully gtfo without the enemy ever knowing your locati...


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