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wjmelements
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3/15/2010 3:01:07 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
Rules: http://www.debate.org...

Note that generated state names are random and hold no significance.

Remaining Players by State:
Old Mexico
1. Reasoning
2. JBlake
3. Alex
4. BellumQuodPacis
5. mongoose
East Dakota
6. philosophical
7. Untitled_Entity
8. wonderwoman
9. Ghostwriter
10. comoncents
Hampshire
11. cult-logic
12. Koopin
13. Puck
14. mongeese
15. Ournamestoolong
York
16. Nags
17. Cherymenthol
18. Kahvan
19. DontBeRacist
20.Clockwork
Holleywood
21. Immortal
22. Ragnar_Rahl
23. Oceanix
24. Belle
25. Nails
Alexandria
26. X
27. SportsGuru
28. Zetsubuo
29. InsertNameHere
30. askbob

Story: Part I
par·ti·san
[pahr-tuh-zuhn, -suhn; Brit. pahr-tuh-zan]
–noun
1.
an adherent or supporter of a person, group, party, or cause, esp. a person who shows a biased, emotional allegiance.
2.
a member of a party of light or irregular troops engaged in harassing an enemy, esp. a member of a guerrilla band engaged in fighting or sabotage against an occupying army.

Story: Part II

The New York Times
Letters to the Editor
Helloo, mi name is Victoria and I am in thee furst gwade. Mi teecher sed that owr cuntry is a demoncracy. I thing that this is good becus wee kan pik owr leeders! and becus wee doant hav a dictator!
Sincerely,
Victoria
in the blink of an eye you finally see the light
Xer
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3/15/2010 3:15:35 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
Story: Part 1 isn't so much a story as much as it is a definition.

- I don't think there's any significance to this story.

Story: Part 2 [translated]
The New York Times
Letters to the Editor
Hello, my name is Victoria and I am in the first grade. My teacher said that our country is a democracy. I thing that this is good because we can pick our leaders! And because we don't have a dictator!
Sincerely,
Victoria

- I'm not sure if the bold and italics letters in the original version had any significance, but I'm pretty sure that they don't.
- The US isn't a democracy, it's a republic. More specifically a constitutional republic.
- Technically, the citizens don't pick our leaders. There is the electoral college, appointments of leaders by other leaders (ie. Federal Reserve Chairman), and there is the party system and primaries which tend to choose the leaders more so than the citizens. Also, some argue that an individual vote doesn't really matter in elections.
- Technically, our country doesn't have dictator, but we have a President. Some people argue that a President is dictatorial.
- This shows the indoctrination of students by schools.
- The New York Times is liberal. Education tends to be liberal.
- I don't think there's any significance of the name of Victoria, at least now from what I can derive.
Ragnar_Rahl
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3/15/2010 3:15:36 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
Generally, someone dials up a random number and votes to lynch it if no one screws up beforehand. Among other reasons, the town loses ground any day in which it does not lynch.
Vote to lynch Insertnamehere

Anything to say to convince us that given the nature of our uncertainties and the nature of what you claim to be you oughtn't be lynched Insertname?
It came to be at its height. It was commanded to command. It was a capital before its first stone was laid. It was a monument to the spirit of man.
Ragnar_Rahl
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3/15/2010 3:19:15 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
http://img708.imageshack.us...

According to this at that time we both posted 0 seconds ago. Duuuuuddddeee...
It came to be at its height. It was commanded to command. It was a capital before its first stone was laid. It was a monument to the spirit of man.
Xer
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3/15/2010 3:20:25 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
At 3/15/2010 3:19:15 PM, Ragnar_Rahl wrote:
http://img708.imageshack.us...

According to this at that time we both posted 0 seconds ago. Duuuuuddddeee...

Mine says: 3:15:35. Yours says: 3:15:36.

Weird.
oceanix
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3/15/2010 3:34:38 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
At 3/15/2010 3:15:35 PM, Nags wrote:
- I'm not sure if the bold and italics letters in the original version had any significance, but I'm pretty sure that they don't.
I didn't look at italics, but the bolded letters were HMmyi, which isn't an anagram for anyone's username, or for anything else I can think of.
- The US isn't a democracy, it's a republic. More specifically a constitutional republic.
However, this is what we're all told in the first grade.

We don't yet have much to go on from what I can see.
Ragnar_Rahl
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3/15/2010 3:35:27 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
At 3/15/2010 3:33:07 PM, Cherymenthol wrote:
Can we PM people in our state?

Questions are to be asked in your role PM with the moderator according to the rules.

But I doubt it, does being in someone's neighborhood give you special privileges to **** them?
It came to be at its height. It was commanded to command. It was a capital before its first stone was laid. It was a monument to the spirit of man.
belle
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3/15/2010 3:39:44 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
At 3/15/2010 3:34:38 PM, oceanix wrote:

I didn't look at italics, but the bolded letters were HMmyi, which isn't an anagram for anyone's username, or for anything else I can think of.

you missed a and o.
evidently i only come to ddo to avoid doing homework...
oceanix
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3/15/2010 3:41:54 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
At 3/15/2010 3:39:44 PM, belle wrote:
you missed a and o.

There are still no whole word anagrams, but there are a few partial word compilations (none of which seem to make any sense).
ournamestoolong
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3/15/2010 3:49:58 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
At 3/15/2010 3:15:36 PM, Ragnar_Rahl wrote:
Generally, someone dials up a random number and votes to lynch it if no one screws up beforehand. Among other reasons, the town loses ground any day in which it does not lynch.
Vote to lynch Insertnamehere

Anything to say to convince us that given the nature of our uncertainties and the nature of what you claim to be you oughtn't be lynched Insertname?

I have to agree. Though it is a grim reality, we have to lynch someone even if we have little to go on. Vote to lynch Insertnamehere
I'll get by with a little help from my friends.

Ournamestoolong

Secretary of Commerce

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Cherymenthol
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3/15/2010 3:51:10 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
At 3/15/2010 3:49:58 PM, ournamestoolong wrote:
At 3/15/2010 3:15:36 PM, Ragnar_Rahl wrote:
Generally, someone dials up a random number and votes to lynch it if no one screws up beforehand. Among other reasons, the town loses ground any day in which it does not lynch.
Vote to lynch Insertnamehere

Anything to say to convince us that given the nature of our uncertainties and the nature of what you claim to be you oughtn't be lynched Insertname?

I have to agree. Though it is a grim reality, we have to lynch someone even if we have little to go on. Vote to lynch Insertnamehere

I concur.
Cherymenthol
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3/15/2010 3:51:32 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
At 3/15/2010 3:35:27 PM, Ragnar_Rahl wrote:
At 3/15/2010 3:33:07 PM, Cherymenthol wrote:
Can we PM people in our state?

Questions are to be asked in your role PM with the moderator according to the rules.

But I doubt it, does being in someone's neighborhood give you special privileges to **** them?

Town Counsel.
Xer
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3/15/2010 3:57:53 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
At 3/15/2010 3:51:04 PM, Puck wrote:
eep or Hi my Mao.

THE CHINESE ARE INVADING

http://online.wsj.com...

"Mao Tse Tung is one of White House communications director Anita Dunn's favorite philosophers."
belle
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3/15/2010 4:02:05 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
At 3/15/2010 3:57:53 PM, Nags wrote:

http://online.wsj.com...

"Mao Tse Tung is one of White House communications director Anita Dunn's favorite philosophers."

Rules
4. Thou shalt not post in any American Politics Mafia thread external links.

oops!
evidently i only come to ddo to avoid doing homework...
Xer
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3/15/2010 4:07:37 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
At 3/15/2010 4:02:05 PM, belle wrote:
At 3/15/2010 3:57:53 PM, Nags wrote:

http://online.wsj.com...

"Mao Tse Tung is one of White House communications director Anita Dunn's favorite philosophers."

Rules
4. Thou shalt not post in any American Politics Mafia thread external links.

oops!

Oops indeed. Sorry mod.
Koopin
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3/15/2010 4:10:16 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
At 3/15/2010 4:09:02 PM, Immortal wrote:
At 3/15/2010 3:44:50 PM, belle wrote:
Hi Maomy!

lol

What's a Maomy?

Mommy, but it was a joke.
kfc
wjmelements
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3/15/2010 4:17:11 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
Vote Count
By state:
Hampshire
InsertNameHere (Ournamestoolong)
Hollywood
InsertNameHere (Ragnar_Rahl)

Electoral College:
(Brackets indicate states without majority required to call election early.)
InsertNameHere ([Hampshire], [Holleywood])
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collegekitchen7
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3/15/2010 4:38:24 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
Plan:

1. Take screenshot of role PM

2. Upload to www.tinypic.com

3. Make a new thread on DDOFans forums with the links to the screenshots

4. Make a new thread on this site that links to the DDOFans forums

5. Post the link to the Debate.org thread which will not be against the rules as it is considered an internal link.

Before we commence with the plan I need mod confirmation that this is not against the rules.

4. Post
: At 3/24/2010 1:38:15 PM, Mirza wrote:
: But it's human nature. You're born inside your mother, so what's wrong with having some sexual activity with her?

: At 3/18/2010 6:48:05 AM, kelly224 wrote:
: read some credible history books, unplug from the matrix.

: At 3/21/2010 4:13:56 PM, Scott_Mann wrote:
: Stocks would not go up 30% over something that hasn't even happened yet.

: At 3/21/2010 6:06:10 PM, banker wrote:
: It apears you have a wierd grasp of english..! its only second to
collegekitchen7
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3/15/2010 4:39:34 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
Recent change to the plan upon further thought:

Take screenshot of PM

Upload to Debate.org Photo Album

Post link to picture in here. As it is a debate.org link it is considered internal
: At 3/24/2010 1:38:15 PM, Mirza wrote:
: But it's human nature. You're born inside your mother, so what's wrong with having some sexual activity with her?

: At 3/18/2010 6:48:05 AM, kelly224 wrote:
: read some credible history books, unplug from the matrix.

: At 3/21/2010 4:13:56 PM, Scott_Mann wrote:
: Stocks would not go up 30% over something that hasn't even happened yet.

: At 3/21/2010 6:06:10 PM, banker wrote:
: It apears you have a wierd grasp of english..! its only second to
collegekitchen7
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3/15/2010 4:43:46 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
A hurried response from the mod is crucial
: At 3/24/2010 1:38:15 PM, Mirza wrote:
: But it's human nature. You're born inside your mother, so what's wrong with having some sexual activity with her?

: At 3/18/2010 6:48:05 AM, kelly224 wrote:
: read some credible history books, unplug from the matrix.

: At 3/21/2010 4:13:56 PM, Scott_Mann wrote:
: Stocks would not go up 30% over something that hasn't even happened yet.

: At 3/21/2010 6:06:10 PM, banker wrote:
: It apears you have a wierd grasp of english..! its only second to
ournamestoolong
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3/15/2010 4:44:38 PM
Posted: 6 years ago
At 3/15/2010 4:39:34 PM, collegekitchen7 wrote:
Recent change to the plan upon further thought:

Take screenshot of PM

Upload to Debate.org Photo Album

Post link to picture in here. As it is a debate.org link it is considered internal

This is an ok plan, but I am almost certain it would be against the rules.
I'll get by with a little help from my friends.

Ournamestoolong

Secretary of Commerce

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