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Re: US / UK nicht!!!

The British gave us back our native son JIMI HENDRIX.The world we lived in changed for the better and i for one will always be thankful.Thank you Great Britain for allowing the whole world to be experienced.
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The British gave us back our native son JIMI HENDRIX.The world we lived in changed for the better and i for one will always be thankful.Thank you Great Britain for allowing the whole world to be experienced.
as a lifelong worshipper of Hendrix, I certainly am not going to argue with your logic, especially since Mitch Mitchell kicked Buddy Miles' *** on the skins.
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Old 11.02.2012, 10:57
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I miss Peter the Great, who around an enitre defence he would skate, stick handle his way out of an overcrowded phone booth he would, then score amazing goals which no one could.


but hes swedish = europe?
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2. Our soccer sucks, but our football is considerably better.
You should consider yourself lucky to be in the 'English Speaking' group. Also, I have to agree with you, US soccer, erase that, football sucks and the fact that you guys are 'better' at 'american football', is a fact that nobody cares about because NOBODY ELSE PLAYS IT! Yet still you are pompous enough to call yourselves world champions, it is so ridiculous!

I have lovely American friends but your post was so annoying you make me think of all those people who actually belive the patriotic crap that George W Bush gave...
Also you won the war? well that is the only one you actually won, shall I make you remember the others? ...
I give you that you have better dentists though
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Old 11.02.2012, 23:39
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but hes swedish = europe?
the best NHL players of all time were either from Canada or Sweden
oh how I miss Canada Cup...
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Old 11.02.2012, 23:42
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Comparing handegg to rugby is like comparing down syndrome to autism*.
Both are fu%king retarded when compaired to the only game that requires equal parts skill, raw talent, intelligence, tough as nails and the best part NO PRIMA DONNAS and is more challenging than both sports combined.
very classy comparison...
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Old 11.02.2012, 23:46
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Which one?

Perhaps the one where the VC kicked your ass?

Or maybe the one where
the Taliban are currently kicking your ass?
Against the indians? - no war just genocide
WWII - red army "won"...
Korea - lost
Vietnam - lost

IRAQ 1 & 2 - it was no war, just terrorism of a foreign nation...
Afghanistan - see above...

Did USA really "win" any wars?

he probably mean the "war" against England before they got independent...
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Old 11.02.2012, 23:59
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Against the indians? - no war just genocide
WWII - red army "won"...
Korea - lost
Vietnam - lost

IRAQ 1 & 2 - it was no war, just terrorism of a foreign nation...
Afghanistan - see above...

Did USA really "win" any wars?

he probably mean the "war" against England before they got independent...
Now I'm not historian, and too lazy to check out wikipedia while on my Bberry, but whether the US actually won any wars or not, historically WWI, WWII outcomes were very dependant on US involvement. On the Pacific front even more so. The US were specifically attacked on their own soil and fought back until their opposers agreed to surrender to terms esstentially defined by the US. At least that's how I learned it-but as we all know, history is always written and taught with perspective. On a non-battle war front, it can also be said that the US won the cold war--but again, that is up to perspective.
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Old 12.02.2012, 00:01
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Yes Chemmie, but him saying we won the war just proves the point of some 'US haters', it would seem they only remember what they want to remember.
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Now I'm not historian, and too lazy to check out wikipedia while on my Bberry, but whether the US actually won any wars or not, historically WWI, WWII outcomes were very dependant on US involvement. On the Pacific front even more so. The US were specifically attacked on their own soil and fought back until their opposers agreed to surrender to terms esstentially defined by the US. At least that's how I learned it-but as we all know, history is always written and taught with perspective. On a non-battle war front, it can also be said that the US won the cold war--but again, that is up to perspective.
Such a well thought answer, so innocent, you will never win against the likes of Osueco-san. Logic and facts are bent by mere will.
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Old 12.02.2012, 00:05
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Yes Chemmie, but him saying we won the war just proves the point of some 'US haters', it would seem they only remember what they want to remember.
I was hoping that the initial post was specifically written a bit tounge-in-cheek to poke fun at one's country's own arrogance (and to spark a bit of fun debate). But otherwise, yes agreed with your post.
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I was hoping that the initial post was specifically written a bit tounge-in-cheek to poke fun at one's country's own arrogance (and to spark a bit of fun debate). But otherwise, yes agreed with your post.
I did not get that tongue in cheek vibe but maybe I am a humorless brit loving chick
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... WWII outcomes were very dependant on US involvement.
not really....

the outcome of WWII was more or less decided after the battles of El Alamein and Stalingrad...The red army was the ones who won the WWII because they were able to weaken the german army at Stalingrad...

Midway was quite important, but the Japanese were not really a threat...
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Old 12.02.2012, 01:03
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...some class acts:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=...ture=endscreen

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVz4VweMqFE&feature=fvsr
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Old 12.02.2012, 01:13
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I am fiercely proud to have ancestors who fought as early Americans alongside the French as we kicked you nasty imperialist Brits out of our native land, so that we could properly focus on carrying on the British tradition of exploiting and then slowly marginalizing indigenous cultures all around the world and keeping the spoils all to ourselves (without paying taxes to a King or Queen).

the above, btw, is intended to be a test of my tongue-in-cheek meter - if you actually think any educated American believes that stuff, then we've got some fences to mend. just taking the piss, busting balls or throwing a dap, as they say, and trying to introduce a little levity. it was indeed all intended in good fun, and 110% as a joke.

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Old 12.02.2012, 01:23
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not really....

the outcome of WWII was more or less decided after the battles of El Alamein and Stalingrad...The red army was the ones who won the WWII because they were able to weaken the german army at Stalingrad...

Midway was quite important, but the Japanese were not really a threat...
since you obviously missed the joke, I'll give you a serious answer:

the only country in the world who "won" WWII is the US, and only by default. by virtue of the nature of the war and the fact that no part of it was fought on continental US soil, the rest of what constituted the "civilized world" was completely devastated. besides the fact that the war effort helped the US out of the Depression, the post-war situation also resulted in nearly 30 years of US industrial and manufacturing prosperity as the rest of the world rebuilt itself. those 30 years, of course, only made the US arrogant, fat, lazy and happy, from which we have unfortunately not yet recovered.

if you want to thank the Russians, however, be my guest, one way or the other it won't change the price of a 4-pack of Feldschloessli.
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You should consider yourself lucky to be in the 'English Speaking' group. Also, I have to agree with you, US soccer, erase that, football sucks and the fact that you guys are 'better' at 'american football', is a fact that nobody cares about because NOBODY ELSE PLAYS IT! Yet still you are pompous enough to call yourselves world champions, it is so ridiculous!

I have lovely American friends but your post was so annoying you make me think of all those people who actually belive the patriotic crap that George W Bush gave...
Also you won the war? well that is the only one you actually won, shall I make you remember the others? ...
I give you that you have better dentists though
you're absolutely right. I am actually part of the top-secret Karl Rove America Is #1 Society, serving as President of the Zurich Chapter. my first covert mission here was to sabotage the Ron Paul Rally, maybe you saw the thread.

shhhhhhhhh, don't tell the others.
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Re: US / UK nicht!!!

I have met some really nice Americans over the years, great sense of humour, friendly etc etc.
BUT!!!
There are always those few (unfortunately many more than just a few) who`s deluded rants, very similar to the original post here, ruin the reputation of so many good Americans.
Get over yourself, its only Americans who think America is so great!!!! you aint!!!
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I have met some really nice Americans over the years, great sense of humour, friendly etc etc.
BUT!!!
There are always those few (unfortunately many more than just a few) who`s deluded rants, very similar to the original post here, ruin the reputation of so many good Americans.
Get over yourself, its only Americans who think America is so great!!!! you aint!!!
1. it was intended as a joke.

2. there are deluded people everywhere.

3. most people think their country is "great", and all of them are both right and wrong.

4. "whose" is the proper possessive form of "who". you should know this, it's your language.

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Also you won the war? well that is the only one you actually won, shall I make you remember the others? ...
Don't do that, it's too painful for a patriotic hart : they needed the French to kick the Brits out... ouch!

My favourite German anwer to an overthetop we-won-the-war-tourist:
- You won the war, so I speak English: logical. How comes you don't speak vietnamese then?

It's adaptable with every country (Russian lost in Afganistan, French lost in Algeria etc.)
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