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    I would disagree that Australian or Southern...

    I would disagree that Australian or Southern Drawl are dialects. Sure, we have different accents, and use different words occaisionaly, but we have little trouble understanding each other, especially...
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    It's not the kids fault that no-one around them...

    It's not the kids fault that no-one around them speaks proper english.

    Ebonics is a dialect. I can understand someone from New York, or Georgia (if they speak clearly). The slang they use isn't...
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    Poll: Well, Australia has deployed along with the US...

    Well, Australia has deployed along with the US and allies at every major (and a few minor) war since ww2. Were were there in Korea, Vietnam, Gulf 1 & 2, Afghanistan, we regularly train with you guys,...
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    ... I'm not convinced that these people were...

    ... I'm not convinced that these people were recommending lowering the standard of english for ebonics-speakers. What I think they are saying is that we should treat ebonics speakers as if they are...
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    Well, to bring the thread back ot, the Australian...

    Well, to bring the thread back ot, the Australian army is bringing in m-4's to replace our F-88 Styers in 2010.
  6. Thread: Joining up

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    Yeah, well, I graduate in November with a...

    Yeah, well, I graduate in November with a Bachelor of Political Science & History, but there are very few jobs in the area where I live. I was keen to do teaching, but that means another two years of...
  7. Thread: Joining up

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    Joining up

    Hey

    I know its been a long time between drinks, but I've been busy :)

    The short of it is that I enjoyed my last Army Reserve course so much I'm applying to join the regular Army. Hopefully,...
  8. Thread: Sports forum?

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    Heh, good result last week eh? I nearly had a...

    Heh, good result last week eh? I nearly had a heart attack when Schevschenko went up for his shot.

    "WHEN YOU WALK...

    (Sing it with me bull :))
  9. Why do you want to be a sniper? I'll bet you...

    Why do you want to be a sniper? I'll bet you china to a gumleaf you don't know what it's like.

    (Not saying I do, but I know enough to know what I don't know, if you know what I'm saying :))
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    *sighs* I know. It's not like there's much I can...

    *sighs* I know. It's not like there's much I can do about it. The new gun laws were brought in by a conservative government, and there are no mainstream parties who support relaxing them.
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    I have an axe handle, tanto, and an old police...

    I have an axe handle, tanto, and an old police billy club stashed around for easy access.

    I plan on getting my rifle license eventually, but I'm too poor at the moment. The ticket costs about $600...
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    Heh, it's funny. Some countries ratified it even...

    Heh, it's funny. Some countries ratified it even though the Constitution wasn't available in their Language. See, that's the great thing about the EU. They have to have all official documents...
  13. Thread: Sports forum?

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    I frikkin hope not. If there's one thing I can't...

    I frikkin hope not. If there's one thing I can't stand, it's manure supporters.

    And why call gridiron football? They kick it like, three times a game?
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    I agree. I liked NZF cause of winston, but I...

    I agree. I liked NZF cause of winston, but I dunno.

    I have no problem with NZ losing the NZAF, as long as they work closely with us and the US. But that don't. They won't let US nuclear-powered...
  15. Condi couldn't win. She is a republican sure, but...

    Condi couldn't win. She is a republican sure, but I'm pretty sure she isn't a social conservative.
  16. As far as AI is concerned, it's a matter of doing...

    As far as AI is concerned, it's a matter of doing what you can. They cannot influence policy in dictatorships, but they can in free countries.

    Of course, that means they miss the point. The very...
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    Ah, ok. Kinda new to me. I'll be learning all...

    Ah, ok. Kinda new to me. I'll be learning all that gear at Duntroon soon enough, I hope.
  18. Thread: The US Gulag?

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    I wouldn't go that far, as I'm sure Gitmo isn't...

    I wouldn't go that far, as I'm sure Gitmo isn't as comfortable as a normal PW holding facility.

    However, comparing it to a gulag is just ridiculous.
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    what he's talking about is more of a game than...

    what he's talking about is more of a game than that. Kinda like a boardgame, but tweaked for forums.
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    I'm glad we share opinions on Ms Clarke's govt....

    I'm glad we share opinions on Ms Clarke's govt. Who do you normally vote for (if you don't mind my asking)?
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