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DarthWalrus
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08:25:35 AM Jul 21st 2016
Just wanted to note........jesus christ, did this article really try to argue Dumont invented flight? Guy was multiple years late
Larkmarn
06:48:57 AM Jul 22nd 2016
... wow, yes it did.
ShadowTeddie
12:51:10 PM Sep 1st 2016
You know this is a lot more open to debate than it seems. I've read numerous articles defending both sides and can't decide on which side is right. There are even those that defend that another dude invented a flight machine before both Dumont and the Wright bros.
Dedars1
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09:16:26 PM May 17th 2016
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The Coup made by that Temer bastard really needs to be included here. It was protested even on Cannes festival, fgs.
ShadowTeddie
12:45:26 PM Sep 1st 2016
It wasn't a Coup. It was an Impeachment process, and not the first one suffered by a president in Brazil. The populace of the country is fairly divided thus: -Some people agree the former president commited fiscal responsibility crimes (which as a matter of fact she did). That group is split between those who support the impeachment, those who think her oppositors are guilty of equally grave crimes and therefore the impeachment is useless (since that second group takes power), and those that just wish both sides could be punished accordingly. Those defending that the former president is innocent are mostly passionate partidary militants for the labour party. Since TV Tropes is supposed to try to be as neutral as possible, it would be ideal to refer to the event as "an impeachment that some people see as a Coup, depending on wheter they think there were grounds for such or not". Or something along those lines.
Dedars1
12:23:36 AM Sep 11th 2016
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Dude, believe me, I live in Brazil. There's more and more information about being a massive coup orchestrated by a bastard named Michel Temer. It's not a question of "mostly passionate partidary militants for the labour party defending the former president"; in fact, there's A LOT of people who didn't vote for her and are against the supposed reasons for the "impeachment". NY Times, Guardian, BBC, Le Monde... all of them agreed that Brazil's coup was a massive coup against democracy too. I've been on the streets, the police is launching a massive attack against anyone who doesn't agree with the coup.

I don't know which country you live, but try to keep informed. There's millions of people who doesn't support this coup. Fortunately.
Dedars1
12:26:37 AM Sep 11th 2016
Also, the supposed "fiscal responsibility crimes"? Brazil's public ministery doesn't believe she did it - and Temer has since decriminalised THE DAY AFTER the impeachment. Yes, it's a coup and it should be fought against.
ike755
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08:38:30 PM Mar 8th 2016
I'm thinking that this page needs a few major tweaks given the current economic situation resulting from the Petrobras scandal, two major sporting events in three years, and the Zika Virus outbreak.
MayHaveControl
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07:55:12 PM Oct 28th 2014
Does the webcomic Nerf NOW!! count as a brazilian work: english language gaming webcomic made by a brazilian?
DarthWalrus
08:24:00 AM Jul 21st 2016
I would argue yes. It was made by a Brazilian, in brazil.

Or atleast all evidence points to that. He could be a martian making these comics through magic in the year 1905 for all we know..
LuísHenrique
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08:50:22 AM Sep 10th 2013
"<em>Brazilians are fond to spread every misconception and false information about theirs own culture and language if the rule of funny applies. Take everything a Brazilian taught about the meaning of some obscure Portuguese word with a grain of salt.</em>"

This is the best part of the article. Unhappily, or maybe happily, it makes it a <a class='http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/SelfDemonstratingArticle>Self-Demonstrating Article</a>
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