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Re: Nazi memorabilia sold in a local VD store

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I have seen this expression used by native English speakers here so I don't get his urge to post that.
Maybe he's projecting? To be fair it's a funny chart though.
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Maybe he's projecting? To be fair it's a funny chart though.
In a meme thread it would be great.

Using it to correct a non-native speaker, on the other hand...
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Old 08.12.2019, 13:35
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Re: Nazi memorabilia sold in a local VD store

OK, maybe he's just joking. There must be something funny about this thread after all.
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OK, maybe he's just joking.
Given his previous form in making fun of people's spelling and (incorrectly) correcting their grammar, I very much doubt it.
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Old 08.12.2019, 13:49
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With all respect, you are answering a 8 year old post to someone who might even have changed their mind in the meantime. Just saying. Good post though..
Perhaps, but quite relevant too in the present culture of Woke banning of anything that may offend someone and historical revisionism in the interests of diversity.
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Old 08.12.2019, 13:53
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Perhaps, but quite relevant too in the present culture of Woke banning of anything that may offend someone and historical revisionism in the interests of diversity.
Nah, I think he's just trying to sell something and get his 10 posts or so.

The mods can delete the fluff so he's probably making sure some of them will stick.

As for the present culture....there's not only one anyway.
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Perhaps, but quite relevant too in the present culture of Woke banning of anything that may offend someone and historical revisionism in the interests of diversity.
In that light, I'd be curious to hear whether the OP still holds the opinion she expressed back in 2011:

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Old 08.12.2019, 14:07
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Re: Nazi memorabilia sold in a local VD store

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In that light, I'd be curious to hear whether the OP still holds the opinion she expressed back in 2011:
Hmm, judging by the thanks and the last couple of years' impressions...funny, from the OP

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The nazi stuff was bothering me though, knowing the difficult history this place had with colaborators, Jewish gold, etc.
@aeneas

I (personally) wasn't offended by this thread or by any post here....just for your knowledge. I thought its resurrection is kind of weird and thought someone i.e. redbanner could be also trolling/stirring the pot. Have seen this pattern before.

Wasn't this supposed to be against the forum's rules or do they change as we go?


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I've got a Nazi medal hidden in a drawer, a nice little souvenir from the old days.

It helps remind me that my grandfather had bigger balls than I might ever hope to have.



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And no, I do not own any Nazi artifacts and have no interest in doing so.
I keep mine safely stored in the kitchen. It's in the far right cupboard.
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Old 08.12.2019, 14:34
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I keep mine safely stored in the kitchen. It's in the far right cupboard.
I decided to keep only the commie stuff, you guess it - it's in the far left drawer, I heard they might come in handy in this Woke culture.. I mean, everyone says so, who am I to deny or challenge their convictions.
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With all respect, you are answering a 8 year old post to someone who might even have changed their mind in the meantime. Just saying. Good post though..


@Redbanner, why this apparently not-so-random thread resurrection? Do you have something to sell or.....something to say?
I was curious about the topic of militaria sales in CH and rather than create a new thread I did a search instead and replied to an existing thread. I thought that was the preferred way here?

If not (i.e. can't reply to old threads, can't create new threads where old threads on the topic already exists) then over time the topics of new threads will just get increasingly exotic (anybody interested to discuss the mating habits of the spotted green Peruvian forest frog?).
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Old 08.12.2019, 16:52
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(anybody interested to discuss the mating habits of the spotted green Peruvian forest frog?).
The Peruvian forest frog's ancestry claims have been recently subject to renewed controversy.

One of them did a genealogy test and discovered his origins are a tad Polish.
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Old 08.12.2019, 18:17
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I agree with those who think we should separate historic interest from present endorsement.
So do I, but as OP used to think of this subject 8 years ago, I also believe collecting nazi stuff is kind of disturbing...of course there are exceptions and some totally legit reasons. Don't think resurrecting this thread is totally innocent though.

As for commie stuff.....for some it's equally controversial/disturbing or in bad taste. For some reason, it doesn't really upset (most) people as much though. Long debate to be held here..
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Old 08.12.2019, 18:23
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As for commie stuff.....for some it's equally controversial or in bad taste.
I've got a bit of the Berlin wall. Not sure that's bad taste.

Bad taste or ignorance is a che guevara T-shirt
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I keep mine safely stored in the kitchen. It's in the far right cupboard.
Why far right, should it not be far left over the stove? I mean "National socialist" etc. and all that?
But seriously where is the problem about nazi stuff, the movement was dumped in the bin of history 75 years ago and at the end of the day your run of the mill garden verity nazi was just a person like you and me, Also donīt forget that Hitlerīs politics were pretty much mainstream at the time.
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I've got a bit of the Berlin wall. Not sure that's bad taste.

Bad taste or ignorance is a che guevara T-shirt
I have a commie medal I actually bought in Budapest. Probably a fake but maybe not, seeing its stamped out some very light metal which is the wrong colour to be aluminium, and came in a red plastic box.
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I have a commie medal I actually bought in Budapest. Probably a fake but maybe not, seeing its stamped out some very light metal which is the wrong colour to be aluminium, and came in a red plastic box.
http://www.collectrussia.com/showcat.htm?cat=hungary

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Cheerleading Nazis in the current environment is for when you want to be edgy. I guess it'll go out of fashion like it always does then it'll be edgy to call it out again...

Cyclical, innit?
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