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 Post subject: Re: The 8th Amendment thread -- who said what
PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2018 3:47 pm 
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Got to say though JMC delivered. I always come away from those posts thinking I've just been in a Tom Clancy novel.


Those @jmc & @ps200306 posts;

was like vidal vs. buckley :)

very interesting reading their different & contrasting perspectives.


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 Post subject: Re: The 8th Amendment thread -- who said what
PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2018 4:35 pm 
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london_irish wrote:
As for 10 people shouting in a room, that seemed to reflect the campaign at large. Around the same number of personalities come to mind from both sides, total.

I like to think of myself as the Una Mullally of the thread, although that may be overselling my rhetorical and intellectual abilities. :D

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 Post subject: Re: The 8th Amendment thread -- who said what
PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2018 9:54 pm 
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Interesting data Mantissa, thanks for taking the time to collate it.


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 Post subject: Re: The 8th Amendment thread -- who said what
PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2018 10:15 pm 
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Eschatologist wrote:
london_irish wrote:
As for 10 people shouting in a room, that seemed to reflect the campaign at large. Around the same number of personalities come to mind from both sides, total.

I like to think of myself as the Una Mullally of the thread, although that may be overselling my rhetorical and intellectual abilities. :D

I've decided to model myself on the, erm, lady in the DID Electric ad...

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 Post subject: Re: The 8th Amendment thread -- who said what
PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2018 10:26 pm 
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yoganmahew wrote:
Eschatologist wrote:
london_irish wrote:
As for 10 people shouting in a room, that seemed to reflect the campaign at large. Around the same number of personalities come to mind from both sides, total.

I like to think of myself as the Una Mullally of the thread, although that may be overselling my rhetorical and intellectual abilities. :D

I've decided to model myself on the, erm, lady in the DID Electric ad...


Ok, I’ll play. I modeled myself on Millie Tant from the Viz.


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 Post subject: Re: The 8th Amendment thread -- who said what
PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2018 10:40 pm 
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croquette wrote:
yoganmahew wrote:
Eschatologist wrote:
london_irish wrote:
As for 10 people shouting in a room, that seemed to reflect the campaign at large. Around the same number of personalities come to mind from both sides, total.

I like to think of myself as the Una Mullally of the thread, although that may be overselling my rhetorical and intellectual abilities. :D

I've decided to model myself on the, erm, lady in the DID Electric ad...


Ok, I’ll play. I modeled myself on Millie Tant from the Viz.


No doubt about that

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 Post subject: Re: The 8th Amendment thread -- who said what
PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2018 11:08 pm 
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Mantissa wrote:
Terra Incognita wrote:
@Mantissa fascinating thread.

Data is everything, without it you are just another person with an opinion!

I’m just disappointed I didn’t make the top 10. Obviously I was going for quality over quantity :wink:


You were actually #11 :-)


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also not sure where the charge of misogyny comes from, maybe disagreeing with a female poster makes one a misogynist ?


The charges of Misogyny come from my post on the 8th thread that caused much pant-shitting for Croquette et al and resulted in them appropriating the arguement in the mix of blind panic and existential dread that now envelopes them. 'Victory' is theirs and theyre welcome to it.
Watch this go mainstream! (but remember where and how it was actually presented)


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 Post subject: Re: The 8th Amendment thread -- who said what
PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2018 12:13 am 
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Sosthenes wrote:
Mantissa wrote:
Terra Incognita wrote:
@Mantissa fascinating thread.

Data is everything, without it you are just another person with an opinion!

I’m just disappointed I didn’t make the top 10. Obviously I was going for quality over quantity :wink:


You were actually #11 :-)


Skidooosh!

cyrusir wrote:
also not sure where the charge of misogyny comes from, maybe disagreeing with a female poster makes one a misogynist ?


The charges of Misogyny come from my post on the 8th thread that caused much pant-shitting for Croquette et al and resulted in them appropriating the arguement in the mix of blind panic and existential dread that now envelopes them. 'Victory' is theirs and theyre welcome to it.
Watch this go mainstream! (but remember where and how it was actually presented)


I forgot to reply, but that poem was a gem. a lot of truth in it especially the observation of the same manias that irish people get caught up in

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 Post subject: Re: The 8th Amendment thread -- who said what
PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2018 12:23 am 
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Fintan O'Toole's piece was an appalling, nasty, arrogant put-down of those who voted to keep the 8th Amendment....all dressed up as some kind of plea for appeasement. He pretends that his description of "them" is historical and then goes on to convince himself and everyone else that it isn't - that they haven't gone away you know.

https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/fint ... -1.3511618

...There were middle-aged country men in shiny suits with Brylcreem-ed hair. There were women in elaborate frocks, some with rosary beads in their hands, some carrying pictures of embryos in lurid colours

We shouldn’t need there to be freaks in order to make the rest of us feel normal. The No voters must be allowed to be normal Irish too.

...There are diehards on the No side who will, like Japanese soldiers who were still being found in remote jungles in the 1970s, go on fighting the war. Let them.


Fintan needs to be more concerned about the disturbing reaction that the yes side were displaying in dublin castle on saturday. Trouble in paradise, that the leaders arent getting the kudos that they think should be coming to them. gobhoradiaorainn

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 Post subject: Re: The 8th Amendment thread -- who said what
PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2018 3:02 am 
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jmc wrote:
...all that patronizing misogynist shite from the usual parties. As always they are men and as always it is directed towards women. And it is patently obvious they have never been personally been involved in any of these very difficult situations...

So you've been dissected and suctioned recently, have you? Doesn't get more difficult than that.

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