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36-40, M
Comments
5000 Comments
Days Active
9 Mths Active
Join Time
1st 9 Mths of SW
Questions
250 Questions
Why can't Trump disavow the Charlottesville neo-Nazi carnage?
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I don't normally agree with Mathew d'Acncona, but this article is superb and nails it: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/13/charlottesville-white-supremacists-donald-trump I am more than happy to agree with a moderate Con...
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36-40, M
24 replies
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Aug 13, 2017
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Politics
Are you worried about Brexit?
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The news just seems to get worse. The UK economy is slowing compared to the EU and the Conservative politicians we send to Brussels only only now coming to terms with the complexity of the negotiating process. They still seem to harbour an exaggerate...
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36-40, M
46 replies
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Jul 18, 2017
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Politics
Is no enough?
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I have just finished Naomi Klein's new book 'No is not enough' and it is a comprehensive and compelling account of Trump and the conditions which enabled him to become US President. I read 'No Logo' when it came out and twent...
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36-40, M
29 replies
46 views
Jul 5, 2017
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Politics
Is Pepe Guardiola massively over-rated?
A lot of sports journalists see Guardiola as a genius coach but 'Pepball' has got average to poor results against teams with comparable rosters. When Messi, Xavi and Iniesta were at the peak of their powers, there was no comparable roster. ...
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36-40, M
21 replies
14 views
Sep 4, 2017
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Sports
Why is the Yemen War not a major news story?
Its possible that a lot of people haven't heard of this because it's hardly been in the news but it's a brutal human catastrophe that rivals the Syria War in terms of its brutality and loss of life. Saudi Arabia is doing a lot of killi...
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36-40, M
14 replies
31 views
Sep 3, 2017
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Politics
Why are Brexit supporters blaming the EU for negotiating tough?
This was always going to happen because they have five times our economic power and know what they are doing. This is like Conor McGregor blaming Floyd Mayweather for punching him, just without the big payday
36-40, M
26 replies
30 views
Sep 1, 2017
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Politics
Is this Wenger's last season ?
Not learning from mistakes is one thing but Arsenal are getting worse.
36-40, M
24 replies
11 views
Aug 27, 2017
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Sports
How can people be excited by Mayweather vs McGregor?
I mean FFS, really? Imagine Roger Federer retires from tennis. He is a bit old but wants one last pay day. He gets approached by someone offering a shit ton of money for him to have a one-off tennis match against a badminton player. No but he is a re...
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36-40, M
26 replies
31 views
Aug 25, 2017
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Sports
Have you ever given away something that meant nothing to you but a lot to someone else?
I gave the Elder Scrolls Anthology to my new housemate. I couldn't get into it so why not? He is one happy geek: Him: "Do you know what you are giving me?" Me: "Yes dude, its cool. You let me use your washing up powder." H...
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36-40, M
6 replies
8 views
Aug 25, 2017
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Games
Is the UEFA seeding system a joke?
These are the groups: Group A: Benfica, Manchester United, Basel, CSKA Moscow Group B: Bayern Munich, Paris St-Germain, Anderlecht, Celtic Group C: Chelsea, Atletico Madrid, Roma, Qarabag Group D Juventus, Barcelona, Olympiakos, Sporting Group E...
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36-40, M
28 replies
27 views
Aug 24, 2017
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Sports
Wayne Rooney; England legend or international career unfulfilled?
England's record goalscorer has retired from international football. I only remember him playing well in one international tournament and that was when he was 18. Should we blame him or celebrate him?
36-40, M
33 replies
44 views
Aug 24, 2017
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Sports
Do you think 'alt-right' is a great name?
I think it is actually. It's a superb rebranding and gives an undeserved radical chic to what should be called; "Hitler Youth Internet Dorks". 😝
36-40, M
178 replies
62 views
Aug 18, 2017
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Politics
Have you heard about the terrorist attack in Barcelona?
I want to express solidarity with the Spanish and sympathy for the victims.
36-40, M
18 replies
31 views
Aug 17, 2017
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Community
Have you ever dreamt about meeting SW people IRL?
I did and it was nuts. It was kind of like I was in a Big Brother House and was surrounded by all these strange Americans I didn't recognise. Then they started finding out who each other were, smiling and hugging. The only problem was that thes...
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36-40, M
9 replies
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Aug 17, 2017
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Embarrassing & Funny
When should you apply Godwin's Law?
By all means, compare these s***heads to Nazis. Again and again. I'm with you. - Mike Godwin talking about the right-wing protestors at Charlottesville. Trump supporters can talk about other issues too. I will most probably disagree with you b...
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36-40, M
22 replies
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Aug 15, 2017
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Politics
What are your thoughts on the new football season?
I mean soccer. I'm a worried Burnley fan.
36-40, M
25 replies
22 views
Aug 11, 2017
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Sports
Donald vrs Kim; some questions:
What is being gained by risking nuclear war? If this is not just about ego and distracting domestic populations, then what is it about? Do you think the Japanese or the South Korean's are happy with either party? https://www.theguardian.com/wor...
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13 replies
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Aug 9, 2017
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Politics
Is democracy incrementally dying ?
This is question about worldwide politics. By democracy, I don't just mean voting; I mean independence of media, judiciary and the right to dissent etc. The most extreme examples of this happening are in Poland, Hungary, Turkey and Venezuela. Ev...
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36-40, M
18 replies
39 views
Aug 1, 2017
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Politics
Which TV show best resembles Trump's White House?
Its not House of Cards; that is too sedate and professional.
36-40, M
26 replies
33 views
Jul 31, 2017
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Politics
I will answer no question that you ask.
Its because I'm prudish, its none of your business and because you really shouldn't care anyway.
36-40, M
15 replies
20 views
Jul 29, 2017
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Embarrassing & Funny
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