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by PeterD
Sun Feb 01, 2009 11:43 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Obama=Cicero?
Replies: 30
Views: 6832

Re: Obama=Cicero?

Would you please create another thread for you and PeterD to ramble in? As Annis suggested: If you don't like my topic, don't post in it. What are you rambling about, thesaurus? I was one of the first to reply to your silly (see below, please) topic. If you had participated in your topic, there wou...
by PeterD
Sat Jan 31, 2009 11:41 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Obama=Cicero?
Replies: 30
Views: 6832

Re: Obama=Cicero?

Ha! You're online, William. Can you help me please with my browser?
by PeterD
Sat Jan 31, 2009 11:10 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: New member...
Replies: 1
Views: 701

Re: New member...

Welcome, Manny. :)
by PeterD
Sat Jan 31, 2009 11:09 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Obama=Cicero?
Replies: 30
Views: 6832

Re: Obama=Cicero?

If that says what I think it says, no way. I don't even know what it says---and I wrote it. That's because my IE browser lately has not been properly representing the Greek characters, including the pitch and breathing marks, here and on other sites. Anyone have any ideas? What better way to get to...
by PeterD
Sat Jan 31, 2009 4:54 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Obama=Cicero?
Replies: 30
Views: 6832

Re: Obama=Cicero?

Lex wrote:
thesaurus wrote:Ne quis nugas serens hoc in filo diu deleret, solo latine graeceve est scribendum.
Say what?
ὁ θησαυρὸς εἶπε· "ἐνταῦθα μοῦνο Ἑλληνικὰ γράφουμεν."
by PeterD
Fri Jan 30, 2009 6:40 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Obama=Cicero?
Replies: 30
Views: 6832

Re: Obama=Cicero?

That's just plain untrue.
Are you calling me a liar? :wink:
by PeterD
Fri Jan 30, 2009 5:12 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Obama=Cicero?
Replies: 30
Views: 6832

Re: Obama=Cicero?

I think that would be much better for the USA and the West in general, as it would mean that our descent into pure socialism (terrible economy ala the Soviet Union, government control of political discourse, no real personal freedom, etc.) would be slower. It was your country's descent into unfette...
by PeterD
Tue Jan 27, 2009 4:59 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: What's everyone reading?
Replies: 60
Views: 15859

Re: What's everyone reading?

I forgot to mention that the book is the 2nd edition, and the author has her own website where she can be contacted. ... and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. BOOYAH! What's happening, people? Has the bad cat got your tongues, or are you all too busy making crazy ...
by PeterD
Sun Jan 25, 2009 10:07 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: What's everyone reading?
Replies: 60
Views: 15859

Re: What's everyone reading?

Hi, William. I am currently reading Jenny Olive's Maths: A Student's Survival Guide . It's basically a self-study workbook geared to first-year undergraduate scientists and engineers who need to brush up on their maths. It covers Algebra, Graphs and Equations, Functions, Trig, some Geometry, Sequenc...
by PeterD
Sun Jan 25, 2009 7:35 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

Re: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis

...and these two insults to humanity are perfect examples of why peace and justice are so elusive. First, don't compare me to that racist buffoon. Second, "peace and justice are elusive" because American saps like you swallow whole what your government and mainstream press dish out. Humanity? What ...
by PeterD
Sun Jan 25, 2009 6:18 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

Re: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis

Viva apartheid Israel! Viva!

Viva America! Viva!

Click the link, William. Scroll down to "Scenes from Gaza." Try not to blink if you can. You, too, Lex.

http://angryarab.blogspot.com/


Damn your fucking manners, William. Damn your fucking PR!

~PeterD
by PeterD
Sun Jan 25, 2009 5:57 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

Re: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis

To pick on this thread's two primary combatants, who wants either PeterD or ThomasGR on their side at this point? ThomasGR is not a "combatant." He is a racist buffoon. ThomasGR has apparently given himself over to such anger that his command of English is slipping in some posts... What command? .....
by PeterD
Sun Jan 25, 2009 3:10 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

Re: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis

Sorry, I couldn't help myself. After my last post here got a reply to which I rather I didn't answer (I mean, really Peter!!) All I said was how lovely your smile ( :D ) was. Was it unbecoming of me? :( Well, the Classics do include i.e. Demosthenes' and Cato the Elder's "ceterum censeo Carthaginem...
by PeterD
Sun Jan 25, 2009 12:20 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Obama=Cicero?
Replies: 30
Views: 6832

Re: Obama=Cicero?

I'm glad to see that Textkit has renewed my general lack of respect for many Classics enthusiasts.
Grow a spine, silly thesaurus!
by PeterD
Sat Jan 24, 2009 10:43 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Obama=Cicero?
Replies: 30
Views: 6832

Re: Obama=Cicero?

There you go again, PeterD. Can't you be a little nicer? :) Obama is not your president. There was no disrespect towards thesaurus. I simply disagreed. Indeed Obama is not my president. Thankfully, my parents had the foresight to chose Canada instead of the United States. (Love you mom. Love you da...
by PeterD
Sat Jan 24, 2009 10:09 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

Re: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis

This has been THE worst discussion of the Gaza issue I have seen. No common ground was agreed upon in the first place, then we just talked past each other... I can't control (nor would I want to) what others here post. I am sorry, but when somebody here posts a ludricous or racist comment on the ma...
by PeterD
Sat Jan 24, 2009 7:47 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

Re: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis

I have reasons to be racist towards them Straight from the racist buffoon's mouth. And what did I say a not too long ago? (Any money that racist buffoon ThomasGR will interject soon and claim that the Palestinian parents "pushed" their children onto incoming Israeli missiles and bullets. Too bad fo...
by PeterD
Sat Jan 24, 2009 6:46 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Obama=Cicero?
Replies: 30
Views: 6832

Re: Obama=Cicero?

His concern for the Republic, however, seems similar, as well as his high ideals, law, and "novus homo" background. I disagree. Obama could not care less for the Republic. He's an immoral opportunist without any principles of human decency. If anything, he kind of reminds me of Bill "Bubba" Clinton...
by PeterD
Sat Jan 24, 2009 5:16 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

Re: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis

And yet they still have more human rights than in any other middle eastern countries, at least if they are secular in their beliefs. For Jews only, Lex. For the record, Israel's Central Elections Committee has just recently barred the Arab political parties from participating in the upcoming Israel...
by PeterD
Fri Jan 23, 2009 5:22 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

Re: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis

As entertaining as this thread has become, I have to wonder if it hasn't outlived its productive life. I might, at some time in the near future, lock it anyway, to avoid the drive-by posting syndrome this topic tends to attract. Why censor a very important and informative thread? Except for that ra...
by PeterD
Fri Jan 23, 2009 6:27 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

Re: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis

Rubbish. Rantings of a completely ignorant. I thought you'd like the "ranting" about the Arab League. Must have sent your small head into a swirl, eh? I'll comment only on the Cyprus issue. A parallel story like the one in Palestine. Hadn't they wanted to exterminate all the Turks from the island, ...
by PeterD
Fri Jan 23, 2009 4:33 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

Re: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis

You should be: Israel being the 4th largest military power in the world. Says who, and what's the methology. One needs two seconds to debunk that nonsense. Go ahead: "debunk that nonsense." Take all the time you need. But please don't refer us to some silly website that ranks Italy (no offense to I...
by PeterD
Wed Jan 21, 2009 5:09 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: greek name
Replies: 6
Views: 3265

Re: greek name

...(quite a few Greeks have surnames of Turkish origin)... Like the "-oglou" ( son of in Turkish) suffix among Greeks of Asia Minor origin whose ancestors had been forced to Turkicize their names under Ottoman occupation. Those who opted to drop it simply added the Greek equivalent "-idis." Interes...
by PeterD
Mon Jan 19, 2009 12:44 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

Re: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis

I doubt it has ever crossed your mind that there are about 1.5 million Palestinian Israeli citizens. Not lately, Lex, but I do know that they constitute roughly 20% of the population of Israel. I do know also that they're treated as second-class citizens, and their few representatives in the Knesse...
by PeterD
Sun Jan 18, 2009 11:15 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

Re: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis

ThomasGR moments: One reads all the time that all of Gaza is full of thousands of km of tunnels to smuggle weapons and rockets. Why they don't shelter their children there? The tunnels, were built to counter Israel's illegal 2-year blockade of Gaza. Nothing was getting in---no food, no medicine, no ...
by PeterD
Sat Jan 17, 2009 4:42 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

Re: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis

4. A return to the pre-1967 borders which is supported by the majority of the world, including all the Arab states and even---yes!!!---Hamas. Israel lives under constant threat of terrorism or invasion, Invasion? By whom? Aliens? WOW, impressing. I am completely speechless. You should be: Israel be...
by PeterD
Thu Jan 15, 2009 9:34 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

Re: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis

No, I did not mean Palestinians. Nor did I mean just this conflict. I mean what I said — lots of people, people all over the place. Fine, William. But this thread is about the crisis in Gaza. If you'd like to discuss another world conflict, feel free to start a new thread. I'd be more than glad to ...
by PeterD
Wed Jan 14, 2009 8:14 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

Re: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis

Very quickly, as I only have a few minutes... The ones who did try to fight were (quite sensibly) refused Israeli citizenship, became refugees, and were refused citizenship in most Islamic countries. Lex wrote the above, Amadeus, not I. A word of advice to the liberals: don't put your hopes of peace...
by PeterD
Tue Jan 13, 2009 5:16 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

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[quote="Lex "Luther""]Am I the only one here who thinks the Israelis are being sensible by trying to kill people who are trying to kill them? So you mean: Weren't the Romans (54/55 BC) being sensible by trying to kill the Brits who were trying to kill them? Guess you're right. [/quote] No, Interaxus...
by PeterD
Sun Jan 11, 2009 8:37 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

Re: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis

ThomasGR wrote:Besides, Hamas does not recognize UN. They all are Zionists, filtrated and penetrated by Jews, pigs and apes.
Please stop fooling around, TG.
by PeterD
Sun Jan 11, 2009 7:59 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

Re: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis

Lots of people are have died in this mess, and many more lives have been made quite miserable. By "lots of people" you obviously meant "Palestinians," right? Latest news reports have at least 820 Palestinians dead. Repeat: 820+ Palestinian dead for 4 Israeli dead. Are you appalled by this as I am? ...
by PeterD
Sun Jan 11, 2009 5:55 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

Re: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis

ThomasGR wrote:(antisemitism has deep roots)
What are you talking about, and what does this have to do with the occupied people of Palestine?
by PeterD
Sun Jan 11, 2009 5:52 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

Re: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis

Off topic... Interesting and to keep in mind next time someone says "all Greeks are X" I guess If you recall my fair textkitten, I did say that Greeks like you were the exception. And if you're half as good looking as you are smart, then you're one kickass superbabe. :wink: ! Greece consistently ran...
by PeterD
Sat Jan 10, 2009 7:30 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

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Here are some other incorrect translations :lol: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YM-XeaIn06g http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LB7nMZOjxyw http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4zgURMOZ6k&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0_ExnR6yxs&feature=related Don't have any doubts what will become of thes...
by PeterD
Sat Jan 10, 2009 5:17 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

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I have said what is to say, one point remains to highlight. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umlWYGLixPc&feature=related I do only oppose Hamas and their sick strategy to peace. They are pure lunatics, that's all. I object also all the Palestinians who voted those lunatics to govern them. They (the v...
by PeterD
Fri Jan 09, 2009 6:52 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

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In another statistic I read that in the last 6 years there were 10 000 Qassam (Katushas or whatever they are called) fired towards Israeli villages, all coming from Gaza. Most of these rockets are just fireworks, not even coming close to the Israeli villages, and less making any damage. So why are ...
by PeterD
Thu Jan 08, 2009 7:11 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

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That is disputable. According to some fanatics, the end will come when Israel does not exist. These Palestinian "fanatics" are no more a threat to Israel's existence than Canadians or Mexicans are a threat to the existence of United States. Mexicans simply seek work; Canadians just want to make out...
by PeterD
Tue Jan 06, 2009 5:51 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

Re: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis

Will the insanity never end?! When the occupation of the Occupied Territories ends. You know, the ceasefire---if you can have a ceasefire between the occupier and the occupied!---that was signed in June 2008 was holding even though Israel was not abiding by the ceasefire terms: the lessening of the...
by PeterD
Mon Jan 05, 2009 7:31 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

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Hi, Amadeus. I was merely chuckling at the fact that PeterD rarely posts here anymore, ... nothing more. I know, Amadeus. You are a decent man. ... and when all this mess started I thought it was only a matter of time before he re-appeared. I rarely posted because I did not, unfortunately, have the ...
by PeterD
Mon Jan 05, 2009 4:01 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Some Thoughts to the Gaza Crisis
Replies: 103
Views: 16895

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I brought it up, Amadeus, because it's important. Also, as Interaxus noted, it is no laughing matter. Palestinian deaths in Gaza have now surpassed 500. Palestinian wounded number in the thousands. They, the wounded, are the unfortunate ones---unfortunate to survive their initial wounds. The hospita...