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  • Originally posted by Hypatia_Alexandria View Post

    They did open fire on the crowd. This appears to be correct;

    According to The Independent, a secret British cable from the time alleged that a minimum of 10,000 people were massacred that day. Those who were merely wounded were simply bayoneted to death as they pleaded for mercy. Victims were then incinerated — and “hosed down the drains.”


    BBC article: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-42465516

    The Chinese army crackdown on the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests killed at least 10,000 people, according to newly released UK documents.

    The figure was given in a secret diplomatic cable from then British ambassador to China, Sir Alan Donald.

    The original source was a friend of a member of China's State Council, the envoy says.

    Previous estimates of the deaths in the pro-democracy protests ranged from several hundred to more than 1,000.

    China's statement at the end of June 1989 said that 200 civilians and several dozen security personnel had died in Beijing following the suppression of "counter-revolutionary riots" on 4 June 1989.


    Please provide support for your claim that China makes tea out of peppermint, cocaine, and Jolly Ranchers.

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    • Originally posted by Cow Poke View Post

      But think how lonely Tweb would be without all of us trying to talk some sense into the girl.
      Or get some out.

      I mean it isn't word salad babble-speak, but there is zero consistency so you end up getting mutually contradictory statements getting tossed about.

      I'm always still in trouble again

      "You're by far the worst poster on TWeb" and "TWeb's biggest liar" --starlight (the guy who says Stalin was a right-winger)
      "Overall I would rate the withdrawal from Afghanistan as by far the best thing Biden's done" --Starlight
      "Of course, human life begins at fertilization that’s not the argument." --Tassman

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      • Originally posted by CivilDiscourse View Post

        Please provide support for your claim that China makes tea out of peppermint, cocaine, and Jolly Ranchers.
        I believe the latter was "Jelly Babies" which is what they call "Gummy Bears" across the pond.



        I'm always still in trouble again

        "You're by far the worst poster on TWeb" and "TWeb's biggest liar" --starlight (the guy who says Stalin was a right-winger)
        "Overall I would rate the withdrawal from Afghanistan as by far the best thing Biden's done" --Starlight
        "Of course, human life begins at fertilization that’s not the argument." --Tassman

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        • Originally posted by rogue06 View Post
          I believe the latter was "Jelly Babies" which is what they call "Gummy Bears" across the pond.

          Please support your claim that Canada breeds big foot specimens to serve as shock troops for invading Greenland

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          • Originally posted by CivilDiscourse View Post

            Please support your claim that Canada breeds big foot specimens to serve as shock troops for invading Greenland
            I think I saw that on a Supermarket Tabloid at Walmart!
            The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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            • Originally posted by rogue06 View Post
              I believe the latter was "Jelly Babies" which is what they call "Gummy Bears" across the pond.

              I believe it was George Harrison who quipped in an interview that Jelly Babies were his favorite candy. When The Beatles toured the US shortly afterwards, fans who were unfamiliar with the soft English confection brought Jelly Beans to the concerts and would throw them at the stage during the show, meaning that the whole time they were performing, the boys were being pelted by hard candies. This led to some incredibly short concerts as they ended up playing through their setlist as fast as possible so they could beat a hasty retreat.
              Some may call me foolish, and some may call me odd
              But I'd rather be a fool in the eyes of man
              Than a fool in the eyes of God


              From "Fools Gold" by Petra

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              • Originally posted by Mountain Man View Post

                I believe it was George Harrison who quipped in an interview that Jelly Babies were his favorite candy. When The Beatles toured the US shortly afterwards, fans who were unfamiliar with the soft English confection brought Jelly Beans to the concerts and would throw them at the stage during the show, meaning that the whole time they were performing, the boys were being pelted by hard candies. This led to some incredibly short concerts as they ended up playing through their setlist as fast as possible so they could beat a hasty retreat.
                I believe you are correct.
                I just read the Mark Lewisohn book on the Beatles origins, and I must say, I was not impressed with Lennon as a person. If he had not succeeded in music he would have deservedly ended up in prison.
                "You should just assume going forward that if I am ever wrong it is a typo" - Backup
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                Reality simply does not change based upon consensus or desire." - rogue

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                • Originally posted by Mountain Man View Post

                  I believe it was George Harrison who quipped in an interview that Jelly Babies were his favorite candy. When The Beatles toured the US shortly afterwards, fans who were unfamiliar with the soft English confection brought Jelly Beans to the concerts and would throw them at the stage during the show, meaning that the whole time they were performing, the boys were being pelted by hard candies. This led to some incredibly short concerts as they ended up playing through their setlist as fast as possible so they could beat a hasty retreat.
                  fun-facts-about-jelly-beans.jpg
                  The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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                  • Originally posted by CivilDiscourse View Post

                    Please support your claim that Canada breeds big foot specimens to serve as shock troops for invading Greenland
                    Silly CD, everyone knows that they breed big foot specimens to be heavy weapons specialists - it's their wendigo specimens that are their shock troops.
                    "So when you actually get the virus, you're going to start producing antibodies against multiple pieces of the virus. So, your antibodies are probably better at that point than the vaccination."
                    - Pfizer Scientist Chris Croce

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                    • Originally posted by Gondwanaland View Post

                      Silly CD, everyone knows that they breed big foot specimens to be heavy weapons specialists - it's their wendigo specimens that are their shock troops.
                      It has been nearly 3 years since they made it clear that they consider the term Wendigo as being derogatory and prefer to be called Persons of Inordinate Appetites

                      I'm always still in trouble again

                      "You're by far the worst poster on TWeb" and "TWeb's biggest liar" --starlight (the guy who says Stalin was a right-winger)
                      "Overall I would rate the withdrawal from Afghanistan as by far the best thing Biden's done" --Starlight
                      "Of course, human life begins at fertilization that’s not the argument." --Tassman

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                      • The OP is the dumbest thing I've seen this week.

                        And I've been watching Daffy Duck cartoons.
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                        • Originally posted by CivilDiscourse View Post

                          Please support your claim that Canada breeds big foot specimens to serve as shock troops for invading Greenland
                          Wasn't Sasquatchewan named after Bigfoot?
                          When I Survey....

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                          • Originally posted by CivilDiscourse View Post

                            Please support your claim that Canada breeds big foot specimens to serve as shock troops for invading Greenland
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                            • This thread is finally being treated with the level of seriousness it deserves.
                              The first to state his case seems right until another comes and cross-examines him.

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                              • Originally posted by Teallaura View Post
                                The OP is the dumbest thing I've seen this week.

                                And I've been watching Daffy Duck cartoons.
                                Oooh. MeTv just ran the Duck Dodgers and Superduck ones a couple of days ago.

                                I'm always still in trouble again

                                "You're by far the worst poster on TWeb" and "TWeb's biggest liar" --starlight (the guy who says Stalin was a right-winger)
                                "Overall I would rate the withdrawal from Afghanistan as by far the best thing Biden's done" --Starlight
                                "Of course, human life begins at fertilization that’s not the argument." --Tassman

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