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My family was deprived of land, houses and religion. Their lands and houses were confiscated by the communist regime. A side of my family was considered people's enemy because they owned a mill. Is it a contest with MC?
Been here too short a time for special beef or affinity with anyone on EF. Merely a way of saying that having also had a life scourged by a Communist regime has led me to somewhat different conclusions.
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Old 15.05.2021, 18:37
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Been here too short a time for special beef or affinity with anyone on EF. Merely a way of saying that having also had a life scourged by a Communist regime has led me to somewhat different conclusions.
Don't worry, we share the same conclusions/feelings about communism.


This thread is not about communism though. Your post was spot on.
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Old 15.05.2021, 18:40
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Been here too short a time for special beef or affinity with anyone on EF. Merely a way of saying that having also had a life scourged by a Communist regime has led me to somewhat different conclusions.
A “contest” - no. But you may find that some on EF have a similar background. You may also find that some Swiss have devoted years of their their career reclaiming, within international law, land and possessions for those that lost it. Determine the position of human remains and so on that were lost during such conflicts such as the Bosnian War etc.

You can talk on a human to human level.
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Old 15.05.2021, 20:12
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Re: Boomers rule!

I've never been a Euroskeptic, rather, I've been an Eurohater since I was in my 20s.

It was one of the main reasons that I became Swiss, to keep us out of that doomed nonsense.

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I've never been a Euroskeptic, rather, I've been an Eurohater since I was in my 20s.

It was one of the main reasons that I became Swiss, to keep us out of that doomed nonsense.

Tom
Well, I remember well when we were taught about the decimal system in my school years. I was pre-teenage and couldn’t have cared less. I still fought for no-Europe. In-fact I put glue on our classroom door handle the day it was announced in protest. And yet here we are...
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I've never been a Euroskeptic, rather, I've been an Eurohater since I was in my 20s.

It was one of the main reasons that I became Swiss, to keep us out of that doomed nonsense.

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Ironic. USA contributed to this nonsense. Starting with the second world war.
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Old 15.05.2021, 21:27
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Ironic. USA contributed to this nonsense. Starting with the second world war.
In what sense? They weren't involved when it started, nor for the first one, just to clean up the mess!

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Old 15.05.2021, 21:36
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In what sense? They weren't involved when it started, nor for the first one, just to clean up the mess!

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That's boomer knowledge.
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That's boomer knowledge.
OK, I get it now!
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In what sense? They weren't involved when it started, nor for the first one, just to clean up the mess!

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I think most Eastern and Central European countries felt betrayed after Yalta conference for instance.
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I think most Eastern and Central European countries felt betrayed after Yalta conference for instance.
Indeed, they sacrificed the East for sure, but given the alternatives, it's not like there were a lot of alternatives...

War is never easy.

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Old 15.05.2021, 22:34
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Indeed, they sacrificed the East for sure, but given the alternatives, it's not like there were a lot of alternatives...

War is never easy.

Tom

P.S. 3/4 of my ancestry is EE, 1/8 of my wife's, and her granddaughter is 1/2 Romanian.
Don’t want to bore people with specifics, but just got a post from a long standing EF member with the question “ZuriRollt, why are you such a miserable c*nt?”

Thanks to the mods that have deleted this!
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Don’t want to bore people with specifics, but just got a post from a long standing EF member with the question “ZuriRollt, why are you such a miserable c*nt?”
Welcome to the club.

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Old 17.05.2021, 16:25
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Ironic. USA contributed to this nonsense. Starting with the second world war.
It was the Germans who bombed Pearl Harbor
https://youtu.be/V8lT1o0sDwI
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Old 17.05.2021, 16:33
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It was the Germans who bombed Pearl Harbor
https://youtu.be/V8lT1o0sDwI
Already explained what I meant and won't argue points I didn't make.

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Welcome to the club.
I never said you were miserable!

In my defense however, that exchange was taken out of context. I was merely trying to test out the new infraction system. It was a failure though as I did not receive an infraction; just a post deletion.

The question remains unanswered nevertheless.
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