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Description I like games... Hi.
Homepage http://steamcommunity.com/groups/detroitgamers
Signed On May 29, 2003, 01:51
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
337. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 23, 2013, 22:44 Sepharo
 
RollinThundr wrote on Oct 23, 2013, 13:52:
Oh wait, Ms Kohn is a liberal. That explains it. [...]

That's actually why I posted it. Figured you would get a kick out of it.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
19. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 23, 2013, 22:40 Sepharo
 
Mashiki Amiketo wrote on Oct 23, 2013, 22:28:
Cursive is well...still required for a lot of few jobs.

Fixed that for you

I do write in cursive as a matter of preference though. Learned it in 2nd grade and never stopped.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
12. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 23, 2013, 13:28 Sepharo
 
I picked the Lions every time and went 4-3

A few weeks ago our damn punter got player of the week for kicking consistently massive punts. Then against the bungles he kicks a 25 yarder and they throw two passes and kick a field goal to win the game
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
305. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 21, 2013, 21:28 Sepharo
 
Quboid wrote on Oct 21, 2013, 21:19:
Don't give him ideas!

That IRS thing stinks. Supposedly the reason was that tax dodgers were associating themselves with the TP precisely because auditing them would be awkward. That's possible but I'm really rather far from convinced.

I never really understood what was wrong with targeting a group whose acronym stood for "Taxed Enough Already" for extra scrutiny when applying for tax exemption. Also did anyone ever find any malice applied to the keyword list? Seemed like they just told the program to look for certain keywords that would get extra scrutiny, and subsequent reports showed there were all kinds of things on that list including lefty groups.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
299. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 21, 2013, 20:50 Sepharo
 
RollinThundr wrote on Oct 21, 2013, 20:12:
Since you missed it the first time. This is what's going on in the streets of London. To think your leaders could have stopped it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dN6CHtGGo4g
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYFzrEIzoHE

Religious nuts want to force people to follow their rules. What else is new? Luckily that's not the way things work.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
293. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 21, 2013, 19:40 Sepharo
 
Stop writing "Brittan". I was hoping it was just a slip earlier but it's clear that you just don't know any better. It's "Britain" and that's not what you call that country anyway, it's the United Kingdom.  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
291. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 21, 2013, 19:36 Sepharo
 
Quboid wrote on Oct 21, 2013, 19:30:
Sepharo wrote on Oct 21, 2013, 19:27:
You might need to brush up on what an arbitration court is before we have this conversation.

Two people go to a respected member of their community whom they both trust to settle a dispute. WE'RE DOOMED.

Still leaving out a key portion here... Both parties have to agree to arbitration.
Also nothing the arbitration court decides can supersede or interfere with the actual law/statutes/consitution whatever.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
289. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 21, 2013, 19:27 Sepharo
 
You might need to brush up on what an arbitration court is before we have this conversation.  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
287. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 21, 2013, 19:18 Sepharo
 
RollinThundr wrote on Oct 21, 2013, 18:49:
Sepharo wrote on Oct 21, 2013, 18:16:
From what I've read it sounds like there are arbitration courts that handle civil matters. They still need to be in line with British law. Jewish communities have had arbitration courts like this in England for over 100 years and yet haven't overridden British law yet.

Nobody here in the U.S. is worked up about Judge Judy and Judge Mathis running arbitration courts. Why should I care if Judge Hakeem runs his own arbitration court with a sharia grounding.

Right Seph, and there are more extreme elements pushing for outright Shira. Incidentally read some of the horror stories about those arbitration courts. Women still tend to be treated like sub human.

They can push all they want it's not going to happen. And worrying about it happening is crazy.

I will concede that women are not treated equally. They're not treated equally in many religions and societies. The nice thing about the U.K. and United-States and most "western" countries is that all people are afforded rights by the state including women. They are not the property of their husbands. They are free to leave their husbands, to divorce them, and if their religion or culture does anything criminal or anything that abridges their rights the state should intervene and the perpetrators will find themselves in real criminal court. I can't say I find much sympathy for people "forced" to wear hijab or follow sharia law in the U.S. or U.K. ... They're not forced, they do so to appease their religion, a religion they can freely leave.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
283. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 21, 2013, 18:16 Sepharo
 
From what I've read it sounds like there are arbitration courts that handle civil matters. They still need to be in line with British law. Jewish communities have had arbitration courts like this in England for over 100 years and yet haven't overridden British law yet.

Nobody here in the U.S. is worked up about Judge Judy and Judge Mathis running arbitration courts. Why should I care if Judge Hakeem runs his own arbitration court with a sharia grounding.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
279. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 21, 2013, 17:59 Sepharo
 
RollinThundr wrote on Oct 21, 2013, 17:55:
Or are you fine with Sharia law trumping British law in England?

Didn't know they instituted that.
You should update this page:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Application_of_sharia_by_country
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
271. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 21, 2013, 13:14 Sepharo
 
I wasn't asking you why you thought big business turned on the tea party. I know the answer to that already and explained it to you.  
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
269. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 21, 2013, 12:32 Sepharo
 
I'm pretty sure you're just incapable of following a conversation because you basically just did it again...

Here I'll start you off:
"I responded with all of those unrelated topics when you described why big business was upset with the tea party because..."

 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
267. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 21, 2013, 12:21 Sepharo
 
RollinThundr wrote on Oct 21, 2013, 11:36:
Sepharo wrote on Oct 21, 2013, 11:22:
Me - Simply describes why big business is turning on the tea party.

RollinThundr - Obama. Obamacare. Holder. Voter fraud. Black panthers. U.S. citizens should be required to show papers. Racist.


Dude you forgot Benghazi, Obama phones, and long form birth certificate.

adhom adhom strawman, adhom strawman.

Healthcare is a service not a tax.

Hillary Clinton on Bhengazi "what difference does it make what and when the president knew what was happening?"
Hillary Clinton on Watergate in 1974 "What did the president (Nixon) know and when did he know it?"

I never claimed to be a birther, another adhom.

There's plenty of evidence supporting both voter fraud and voter intimidation from the democrats. Again take your god damn fingers out of your ears and look at reality.

You just often miss the point and go on an off topic rant... and that was my point.

"Beholden to big business" in this instance is "not destroying the U.S. economy". Big business likes when the tea party talks about deregulation and lower taxes, they don't like when they make credible threats against the economy... That's not good for business.

I just don't see how those lines warranted a response/rant that included Obama, Obamacare, Holder, Voter Fraud, and Black Panthers.

edit: It actually kind of reminds me of how somebody else responds to questions. But she was actually a little more on topic with her ramble than you in this case.

This comment was edited on Oct 21, 2013, 12:27.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
264. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 21, 2013, 11:22 Sepharo
 
Me - Simply describes why big business is turning on the tea party.

RollinThundr - Obama. Obamacare. Holder. Voter fraud. Black panthers. U.S. citizens should be required to show papers. Racist.


Dude you forgot Benghazi, Obama phones, and long form birth certificate.
 
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News Comments > Out of the Blue
8. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 19, 2013, 17:18 Sepharo
 
Burrito of Peace wrote on Oct 19, 2013, 17:16:
Sepharo wrote on Oct 19, 2013, 16:25:
I know how to solve this. We could make two lines one for Arabs and one for everybody else. The Arabs would get a thorough search and interrogation and the Persians, Indians, Africans, Whites, Asians, and Latinos could pass through the other line mostly undisturbed.

Technically, Iranians (ala Persians) and much of north and east Africa are considered "Arabs".

No technically they're not. Colloquially maybe.
 
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
6. Re: Evening Metaverse Oct 19, 2013, 17:05 Sepharo
 
One of the guys on a gaming site I read and post on says crazy shit all the time. Sometimes he's just joking though even if it sounds exactly like what crazy people would say.  
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News Comments > Evening Metaverse
4. Re: Evening Metaverse Oct 19, 2013, 16:47 Sepharo
 
RollinThundr wrote on Oct 19, 2013, 16:33:
Quboid wrote on Oct 19, 2013, 09:30:
The number isn't really the issue, AFAIK this was just a test. One would be too many. The Government are keen to point out how few complaints there have been, quietly ignoring the fact that maybe people are too scared to complain (if they send texts to the wrong people, would you trust them not to deport the wrong people?).

The first line is the issue: "Britain continues its slide into official xenophobia". Go Conservatives! Seriously, go. Go away.

Isn't London pretty much full of Muslims at this point? Enjoy your eventual sharia law.

Sarcasm or sincere? Must be sincere because there isn't a smiley face.
 
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News Comments > Morning Metaverse
245. Re: Morning Metaverse Oct 19, 2013, 16:34 Sepharo
 
RollinThundr wrote on Oct 19, 2013, 13:40:
They're turning on them because the TP doesn't want to be beholden to big business like a lot of the Republicans are already. They want to follow the constitution and slim down government. The fact that people have issue with that really does blow my mind. You know rather than keep voting for two sides of the same coin and hope and change that is always more of the same?

"Beholden to big business" in this instance is "not destroying the U.S. economy". Big business likes when the tea party talks about deregulation and lower taxes, they don't like when they make credible threats against the economy... That's not good for business.
 
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