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« Reply #3885 on: Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 20:18:06 »

Your post basically says "Somalia is home to terrorists, therefore it's likely he's a terrorist, and I'm vindicated because the media have confirmed he's a terrorist".

As far as I'm aware, the fact that he is Somali still has nothing to so with the fact he's being held under terrorism laws (but I am open to being shown otherwise). He could've been inspired by white supremacists for all I know.

I am not picking on you in particular Hunk, but this is the trope that the media play on all the time. Just because someone is from Somalia/Yemen/Afghanistan etc does not automatically make them a terrorist. I don't think it has any relevance at all.

It leads to widespread blanket fear and racism, and it's wrong.


Itís ok mate, I donít feel like you are picking on me. Just a conversation, nothing taken to heart. Iíll respond properly to your post in a bit when Iím not flirting with women at Buzz Bingo 😉
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« Reply #3886 on: Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 21:03:40 »

Sorry Hunk, they're all lonely guys too Wink
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« Reply #3887 on: Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 23:53:50 »

Your post basically says "Somalia is home to terrorists, therefore it's likely he's a terrorist, and I'm vindicated because the media have confirmed he's a terrorist".

As far as I'm aware, the fact that he is Somali still has nothing to so with the fact he's being held under terrorism laws (but I am open to being shown otherwise). He could've been inspired by white supremacists for all I know.

I am not picking on you in particular Hunk, but this is the trope that the media play on all the time. Just because someone is from Somalia/Yemen/Afghanistan etc does not automatically make them a terrorist. I don't think it has any relevance at all.

It leads to widespread blanket fear and racism, and it's wrong.


Iím going to have to puss out of this one. I have so much to say about your post but Iíve re-written and then deleted my response about ten times already. Iím very comfortable speaking about this kind of contentious issue face to face but a majillion billion times less so online where itís so easy to be misinterpreted, and I donít want to do myself an injustice. Thatís why I donít usually get involved, I guess the attention I was getting from the milfs at Buzz Bingo over-rode my better judgement. Weíll discuss this over a pint at some away day or other instead 😉
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« Reply #3888 on: Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 08:56:27 »

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« Reply #3889 on: Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 09:03:35 »

How the fuck was he only 73?
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« Reply #3890 on: Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 16:41:19 »

How the fuck was he only 73?

Show some respect. He was born in 1948.
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« Reply #3891 on: Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 12:06:05 »

Show some respect. He was born in 1948.

Show some respect for how ages and years work?
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« Reply #3892 on: Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 12:08:05 »

Show some respect for how ages and years work?

Or at least a basic grasp of it might be helpful.
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« Reply #3893 on: Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 14:38:25 »

People arguing about showing someone who has died some respect in a thread called who has snuffed it now Cheesy
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« Reply #3894 on: Thursday, October 28, 2021, 08:40:25 »

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« Reply #3895 on: Monday, November 1, 2021, 09:15:27 »

My cousin Kerry in Australia from advanced and aggressive MND which was only diagnosed in the summer. Because of restrictions she was surrounded by her closest friends but her only daughter could only be present by a video link from Sydney. Fuck, that was quick, to quick. 😢
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« Reply #3896 on: Monday, November 1, 2021, 09:22:43 »

sorry for your and your families loss LL.

Terrible circumstances all round 😢
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« Reply #3897 on: Monday, November 1, 2021, 09:28:05 »

fackin ell. Sorry to hear that LL. Thoughts with you and your family.
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« Reply #3898 on: Monday, November 1, 2021, 09:28:16 »

My cousin Kerry in Australia from advanced and aggressive MND which was only diagnosed in the summer. Because of restrictions she was surrounded by her closest friends but her only daughter could only be present by a video link from Sydney. Fuck, that was quick, to quick. 😢



Sorry to hear your loss LL
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« Reply #3899 on: Monday, November 1, 2021, 09:44:47 »

My cousin Kerry in Australia from advanced and aggressive MND which was only diagnosed in the summer. Because of restrictions she was surrounded by her closest friends but her only daughter could only be present by a video link from Sydney. Fuck, that was quick, to quick. 😢

Awful news. Sorry to hear about that LL, condolences fella.
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