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by arden (Curate)
on Feb 27, 2003 at 23:02 UTC ( #239281=user: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

sorry, I'm too boring. Look at my location for more info...

Favorite CB comment directed at me: removed as its context isn't included. . .


I recommend everyone take a look at How (Not) To Ask A Question before posting to the SoPW for the first five times, PLEASE!


Do you know what the comments in your program are for? ...
. . . No, grasshopper, they don't tell you what the program does. You must unlearn what you have learned. Comments tell us what the programmer THOUGHT they were doing, which gives some very solid information when the program doesn't do what the programmer wants.


Every day there are news reports about more deaths. Every night on the TV are photos of death and destruction.
    Why are we still there?

The land is too large to secure all of it.
    Why are we still there?

The bad people causing this damage can roam anywhere, and we can't possibly police the whole place.
    Why are we still there?

We occupied this land, which we had to take by force, but it causes us nothing but trouble.
    Why are we still there?

Their government is unstable, and in the process of changing.
    Why are we still there?

Refugees are fleeing by the thousands, driven from their homes.
    Why are we still there?

It will cost billions to rebuild, which we can't afford.
    Why are we still there?

There are more than 1000 religious sects.
    Why are we still there?

We can't even secure the borders.
    Why are we still there?

And to repeat. Every day we hear of more Americans killed in this dangerous land.

    IT IS CLEAR:


    WE MUST ABANDON CALIFORNIA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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[LanX]: probably need to start pm discussion
[LanX]: they have a constitutional referendum in turkey, kind of "do you want a dictator" and everybody opting no gets problems ...
[Corion]: LanX: Random Auto Expand?
[Corion]: LanX: Well, everybody opting "yes" will also get problems. The question is more like "Do you want problems now or problems later?"
[LanX]: and the AA had posters with a big say NO with a small "to alcohol"
[ambrus]: LanX: is it the kind of free and secret vote where there's only one box you can check?
[LanX]: no two boxes , enemies of the state are just denounced
[LanX]: like judges in Britain or the US

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