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padawan
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3843 posts since 27/6/03

9 Nov 2017 13:55
figurine wrote:
MLI wrote: I still think Two and Half Men was funny.
Brad pls, just ban him.

caol87
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1673 posts since 28/6/14

21 Dec 2017 11:54
Didn't know what thread to post this in, but had to post it, nice look De Niro Laughing out loud

figurine
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5314 posts since 14/5/07

21 Dec 2017 11:59
Bought the shoes from snaye I think.
Gaz
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2510 posts since 20/10/05

21 Dec 2017 12:23
figurine wrote: Bought the shoes from snaye I think.

Laughing out loud Laughing out loud
swede
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6732 posts since 21/3/09

21 Dec 2017 12:25
Laughing out loud ouch
deuce
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13522 posts since 21/1/08

21 Dec 2017 13:00
Laughing out loud
smith
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10477 posts since 5/5/04

21 Dec 2017 15:22
Ahahahahaha
YLAup
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4652 posts since 5/9/11

3 Jan 2018 00:29
YLAup wrote: Hmmm, dodge beard, Afghanistan, bit of a nutter and formerly married to an extremist and sister of someone in Guantanamo bay. Hmmm.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-41620131
JustinCredible wrote: Takes the pregnant missus backpacking in Afghanistan…

C-Stylez wrote: his bird must have got passed around more than the shisha

Feels good to be right

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-42548816
manula
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1642 posts since 11/9/11

15 Feb 2018 14:04
DY?
https://apnews.com/2e0822a7f06344b2952aa43adb74f605?utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm;_source=Twitter&utm;_medium=AP_Oddities
JustinCredible
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2281 posts since 11/6/08

6 Mar 2018 10:21
Interesting read on Doping in athletics & unethical abuse of TUEs in cycling (Team Sky / Wiggo)

https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201719/cmselect/cmcumeds/366/366.pdf
Dee
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10691 posts since 22/11/07

20 Mar 2018 13:46
Guilty..

Hate crime:

http://metro.co.uk/2017/08/01/man-who-filmed-dog-doing-nazi-salute-when-he-said-gas-the-jews-denies-committing-hate-crime-6820905/
JustinCredible
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2281 posts since 11/6/08

20 Mar 2018 14:04
Laughing out loud

The world is full of idiots
krisricey
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1690 posts since 24/3/12

18 Apr 2018 08:09
Woman partially sucked out of plane and dies later after engine blows up and breaks window…fucking nightmare fuel.

https://news.sky.com/story/woman-partially-sucked-out-of-plane-window-after-engine-malfunction-11335599
padawan
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3843 posts since 27/6/03

18 Apr 2018 08:21
krisricey wrote: Woman partially sucked out of plane and dies later after engine blows up and breaks window…fucking nightmare fuel.

https://news.sky.com/story/woman-partially-sucked-out-of-plane-window-after-engine-malfunction-11335599

listening to the pilot's/air traffic controller convo - "someone went out". She's almost "matter of fact" about it.
Crackajack
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6672 posts since 21/4/05

18 Apr 2018 19:13
Really interesting read in a similar vein:

https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2018/04/inside-el-faro-the-worst-us-maritime-disaster-in-decades



MLI
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3746 posts since 6/10/09

posted 19 Apr 2018 04:43, edited 19 Apr 2018 04:43
The suction would have been only momentary that's why she wasn't fully sucked out

Modern aircraft are pretty fucken amazing though, a few years back something blew a massive whole in the side of a Qantas 747, no one killed or injured, landed safely.

Then you got your third world shithole airlines, that's what you should really be scared of, coz the pilots are often incompetent.

Then you got your psycho German mass murderer pilots too.

Then you got accidental shoot downs. That's scary.

The planes themselves are pretty amazing and safe.

That's why I'll never fly German, African, Indonesian or Russian airlines.
Foxtrot
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2461 posts since 8/4/09

23 Apr 2018 17:14
https://www.ft.com/content/6cd007e0-430d-11e8-803a-295c97e6fd0b

non-ballers copy and paste the link into google. reverse engineering Smiling