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  • Chopsen 7 Nov 2013 19:52:18 15,160 posts
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    Tell you what, can we send *you* over *there* to help sort it out as you're such an expect on social reform?

    And you can't come back till you've sorted it.
  • spamdangled 7 Nov 2013 20:31:38 27,197 posts
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    Moot_Point wrote:
    What I am saying is, nothing will change in their country if they run away from the problems.
    So you think they should stay there and risk rape, severe beatings, life imprisonment, being ostracised by the community and either murdered by a lynch mob or given a death penalty by the government?

    Don't be so daft.

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  • spamdangled 7 Nov 2013 20:32:54 27,197 posts
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    Moot_Point wrote:
    What I am saying is, nothing will change in their country if they run away from the problems.

    So, in your eyes all those in the Congo who had limbs cut off should move here too?
    Nice strawman.

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  • NBZ 7 Nov 2013 20:38:08 2,347 posts
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    Off topic, but there was an article about DR Congo in BBC News website's magazine recently: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24396390

    It is an interesting tale of a place that was not as brutal a few centuries ago and how its weaknesses have been exploited to leave it in its current predicament.
  • Moot_Point 7 Nov 2013 20:39:29 3,503 posts
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    @darkmorgado Lol wut? Strawman?!

    There's no difference between the two situations. Unless you think gay people have more rights than those having their limbs cut off.

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  • spamdangled 7 Nov 2013 20:40:47 27,197 posts
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    Stephen Fry did a thing recently on Gay people in Africa as well recently in his two-part thing about global attitudes to homosexuality.

    I while ago (last year?) that Radio 1 DJ bloke (no, not grimmy) did a docu there about it too. It's pretty damn horrific.

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  • DrStrangelove 7 Nov 2013 20:56:31 2,538 posts
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    Moot_Point wrote:
    What I am saying is, nothing will change in their country if they run away from the problems.

    So, in your eyes all those in the Congo who had limbs cut off should move here too?
    Yea, Jews who fled from Nazi Germany didn't change anything there either. They should just stay there and do something about it.
  • Moot_Point 7 Nov 2013 21:05:06 3,503 posts
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    @DrStrangelove To be fair, it wasn't their country to begin with. Thus Israel was created after the war. /tinfoil hat

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  • DrStrangelove 7 Nov 2013 21:20:07 2,538 posts
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    It was their country.
  • spamdangled 7 Nov 2013 21:21:25 27,197 posts
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    Moot_Point wrote:
    @DrStrangelove To be fair, it wasn't their country to begin with. Thus Israel was created after the war. /tinfoil hat
    Oh god. Are you "doing a Starmagic"?

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  • Bremenacht 7 Nov 2013 21:57:35 15,751 posts
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    Seems so. No alcohol involved either, which makes it worse.

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  • Mr-Brett 7 Nov 2013 22:03:36 12,676 posts
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    Moot_Point is well on track for a full on explosion. Probably best if you don't come back this time.

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  • MrTomFTW Moderator 7 Nov 2013 22:06:43 36,275 posts
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    I totally called it.
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  • Moot_Point 7 Nov 2013 22:16:35 3,503 posts
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    darkmorgado wrote:
    Moot_Point wrote:
    @DrStrangelove To be fair, it wasn't their country to begin with. Thus Israel was created after the war. /tinfoil hat
    Oh god. Are you "doing a Starmagic"?
    Oh yes, I had this treatment when I first joined. Being accused of being (I'm guessing here) a banned forumite.

    I suppose you have put in a complaint to the moderators saying so, yes?

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  • spamdangled 7 Nov 2013 22:22:37 27,197 posts
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    Moot_Point wrote:
    Oh yes, I had this treatment when I first joined. Being accused of being (I'm guessing here) a banned forumite.
    I didn't even know about that, to be honest. It was just rather reminiscent...

    Edited by darkmorgado at 22:27:41 07-11-2013

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  • DrStrangelove 7 Nov 2013 22:35:05 2,538 posts
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    This is a good point to think about if you've gone too far or if you're willing to go through with it. From my experience.
  • Moot_Point 7 Nov 2013 22:36:07 3,503 posts
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    Defamation of character seems to be the norm here, so I should have guessed what would happen. Why else would I put tinfoil hat on a comment that I know is a contentious subject, even when people have cool heads?

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  • mal 7 Nov 2013 22:42:34 21,936 posts
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    Looks more like a dunces cap than a tinfoil hat from this angle, that's all.

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  • MrTomFTW Moderator 7 Nov 2013 22:44:53 36,275 posts
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    Saying deformation of character after insinuating Africans are going to come flooding over to the UK because of this ruling. Where's Ironoman?

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  • Moot_Point 7 Nov 2013 22:49:16 3,503 posts
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    If the threat is that big, aren't all gay Africans going to flee to a place the are welcomed to escape this violence?

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  • TheSaint 7 Nov 2013 22:51:15 13,629 posts
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    Watch out Brighton.
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 7 Nov 2013 22:51:44 36,275 posts
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    It's an option for them. I'm sure many will prefer to not run from their homes however.

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  • DrStrangelove 7 Nov 2013 22:52:06 2,538 posts
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    And who would want a flood of black homosexuals, I guess.
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    TOO MANY GAYS AND BLACKS IN THE UK AS IT IS
  • Bremenacht 7 Nov 2013 22:54:02 15,751 posts
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    Can't remember his first ID.

    I do remember the vizzini-like (albeit brief) whinging in the XCOM thread.

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  • Bremenacht 7 Nov 2013 22:54:44 15,751 posts
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    Fuckit. Must press F5 before posting.

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  • spamdangled 7 Nov 2013 22:56:50 27,197 posts
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    Moot_Point wrote:
    If the threat is that big, aren't all gay Africans going to flee to a place the are welcomed to escape this violence?
    ...

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  • Moot_Point 7 Nov 2013 22:57:16 3,503 posts
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    NBZ wrote:
    Off topic, but there was an article about DR Congo in BBC News website's magazine recently: Linky

    It is an interesting tale of a place that was not as brutal a few centuries ago and how its weaknesses have been exploited to leave it in its current predicament.
    Wow, thanks for the link. An enlightening article.

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  • spamdangled 7 Nov 2013 22:57:50 27,197 posts
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    TheSaint wrote:
    Watch out Brighton.
    First they came for the Eurogamer staffers, and I said nothing...

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  • mal 7 Nov 2013 23:02:54 21,936 posts
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    Moot_Point wrote:
    If the threat is that big, aren't all gay Africans going to flee to a place the are welcomed to escape this violence?
    Why didn't all gay British men prior to legalisation go and live in Portugal?

    Edited by mal at 23:03:44 07-11-2013

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