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Hawaii_Knut
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06:52:45 AM May 24th 2014
Hi,

Is it ok that I mention the Westoro Baptish Church for viewing homosexuality as the nr. 1 on their infinite black-list, despite all the other things that stand in the Bible?
kenceo
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02:08:46 PM Nov 17th 2013
edited by 210.195.141.106
There is a bug in the real life section.The "open and close all folder" bars for example is not working.(I cannot solve this problem)
Telcontar
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02:16:58 PM Nov 17th 2013
That has two possible causes: either the folders are too big and have broken, or the last folder on the page doesn't have a closing tag. In this case, it's the latter, and it happened because someone had a connection error and accidentally erased the bottom half of the page. Fixed.
TheLyniezian
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05:59:00 AM Sep 1st 2013
edited by 70.33.253.45
Also removed this apparent non-example as I've no idea how it is supposed to fit the trope- it's too obscure. (It's also highly opinionated.) I have no idea how anti-piracy turning into bullying and casual racism are somehow less of a bad thing than each other, at least not to the point of one being laughably minor.

TheLyniezian
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05:50:12 AM Sep 1st 2013
edited by 70.33.253.45
Going to edit this example, as many of the links are irrelevant sinkholes in context and the sub-points are pretty much natter:

TheLyniezian
05:56:12 AM Sep 1st 2013
edited by 70.33.253.45
Now reads thus:

TheLyniezian
06:14:36 AM Sep 1st 2013
Also removed the Hollywood Atheist and Evilutionary Biologist references.

Basically, the person making the sign might have stereotypical images of atheists, but it won't be relevant (anyone not believing in God would be considered bound for hell) and won't be thinking solely of people who try to force evolution in the case of "evolutionists".
MikeRosoft
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07:30:04 AM Nov 30th 2012
Removed non-examples:
  • The UN operations in Kosovo and East Timor was described in the Brahimi Report on UN Peace Operations in 2000 thus:
    "No other operations must set and enforce the law, establish customs services and regulations, set and collect business and personal taxes, attract foreign investment, adjudicate property disputes and liabilities for war damages, reconstruct and operate public utilities, create a banking system, run schools and pay teachers and collect the garbage."
  • Here's one from Pat Robertson:
    The feminist agenda is not about equal rights for women. It is about a socialist, anti-family political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians.
  • US Army intelligence recently released a report on how terrorists could use Twitter to coordinate their activities. Part of the report included a list of other "unsavory-types" that have used Twitter. The warning is weakened somewhat....
    Twitter has also become a social activism tool for socialists, human rights groups, communists, vegetarians, anarchists, religious communities, atheists, political enthusiasts, hacktivists and others to communicate with each other and to send messages'to broader audiences.
  • The same can often be said for many college dormitories. For example, at Goucher College, students are not allowed: air conditioner, candles, cinder blocks (plastic risers available for purchase on campus), cooking appliances (without auto shut-off) electric blankets, electric heaters, halogen lamps, heat/sun lamps, hot plates, hot pots, immersion heaters, incense, kerosene heaters, microwave ovens, pets (fish and small birds are permitted), toasters/toaster ovens, wall nails, or weapons/knives.
    • To be fair, the reason for the bans on a lot of the sillier items is due to them being fire hazards or damaging the rooms.
  • The way this article presents itself means the last charge should not be taken seriously:
    "Nevin Shapiro, currently incarcerated for his role in a $930 million Ponzi scheme, said the benefits included cash, prostitutes, entertainment, trips, jewelry, bounties for on-field play and, on one occasion, even an abortion."
  • The States that allow gay marriage in the united states are: Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, and... Iowa.

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