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Submitted by loza2 on August 1, 2014 at 6:50 AM.
Unsure how points are allocated re wins & loses. Okay, no big deal but just played 2 tounament games against a player 100 points better. I won the first & lost the second. Overall my rating went down. How does that work ? Silly me assumed my ...Read more »
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Of all the people in history that have reached 65 years of age, half of them are living right now.
Fold over a piece of paper 42 times and it will reach the moon.
54 million people alive right now will be dead within 12 months.
You replace every particle in your body every seven years. You are literally not the same person you were 7 years ago.
When your mother was born, she was already carrying the egg that would become you.
The sun is 400x further from the earth than the moon, but the moon is 400x smaller than the sun.
Goats have rectangular pupils.
If there was no space between any of its atoms, Earth would be the size of a baseball.
If you put all the earth’s ants in one pile, and all the earth’s humans in another pile, the pile made of ants would be bigger (have more mass).
A small percentage of static on televisions is actually radioactive resonance from the big bang, 13 billion years ago.
It takes a photon, on average, 200,000 years to travel from the core of the Sun to the surface, then just a little over 8 minutes from the Sun’s surface to your eyeball.
A pigs orgasm lasts 30 minutes.
The largest air force in the world is the US Air Force. The second largest air force in the world is the US Navy.
Horseshoe crabs have eyes on their tail, some tale !
Psychology is the brain trying to comprehend itself.
Lighters were invented before matches.
1 sperm has 37.5 MB of DNA information in it. That means a normal ejaculation represents a data transfer of 1587 GB in about 3 sec's.
The population of Ireland is still 2 million less than it was before the potato famine, 160 years ago.
The USA is an older country than Germany.Germany became one country only in 1871.
Napoleon was not unusually short. The French inch was longer than the British inch, so while he was thought to be 5’2” by most of the world, in reality he was closer to 5’7”, an average height for a Frenchman.
Vending machines kill 4 times as many people as sharks.
A Mosquito has 47 teeth.
A banana is actually a berry. A strawberry isn’t.
12+1 = 11+2, and "twelve plus one" is an anagram of "eleven plus two."
This is worth reading and isn't a political diatribe but, rather, a cogent statement that shouldn't fall on deaf ears. History should be a good teacher.
This is worth another read "Lest we Forget
This is by far the best explanation of the Muslim terrorist situation I have ever read.
The author's references to past history are accurate and clear. It's not a lengthy read, it's easy to understand, and it's well worth the read
The author of this email is Dr.Emanuel Tanya, a well-known and
Well-respected psychiatrist. A man, whose family was German
Aristocracy prior to World War II, owned a number of large industries and estates.
When he was asked how many German people were true Nazis, the answer he gave can guide our attitude toward fanaticism. 'Very few people were true Nazis,' he said, 'but many enjoyed the return of German pride, and many more were too busy to care.
I was one of those who just thought the Nazis were a bunch of fools. So, the majority just sat back and let it all happen. Then, before we knew it, they owned us, and we had lost control, and the end of the world had come. My family lost everything. I ended up in a concentration camp and the Allies destroyed my factories.'
We are told again and again by 'experts' and 'talking heads' that
Islam is the religion of peace and that the vast majority of Muslims just want to live in peace.
Although this unqualified assertion may be true, it is entirely
Irrelevant. It is meaningless fluff, meant to make us feel better, and meant to somehow diminish the spectre of fanatics rampaging across the globe in the name of Islam. The fact is that the fanatics rule Islam at this moment in history. It is the fanatics who march. It is the fanatics who wage any one of 50 shooting wars worldwide.
It is the fanatics who systematically slaughter Christian or tribal
Groups throughout Africa and are gradually taking over the entire
Continent in an Islamic wave. It is the fanatics who bomb, behead, murder, or honour-kill. It is the fanatics who take over mosque after mosque.
It is the fanatics who zealously spread the stoning and hanging of rape victims and homosexuals. It is the fanatics who teach their young to kill and to become suicide bombers. The hard quantifiable fact is that the peaceful majority, the 'silent majority,' is cowed and extraneous.
Communist Russia was comprised of Russians who just wanted to live in peace, yet the Russian Communists were responsible for the murder of about 20 million people. The peaceful majority were irrelevant.
China's huge population was peaceful as well, but Chinese Communists managed to kill a staggering 70 million people..
The average Japanese individual prior to World War II was not a
Warmongering sadist. Yet, Japan murdered and slaughtered its way across South East Asia in an orgy of killing that included the
Systematic murder of 12 million Chinese civilians; most killed by
Sword, shovel, and bayonet.
And who can forget Rwanda, which collapsed into butchery. Could it not be said that the majority of Rwandans were 'peace loving'?
History lessons are often incredibly simple and blunt, yet for all our powers of reason, we often miss the most basic and uncomplicated of points:
Peace-loving Muslims have been made irrelevant by their silence.
Peace-loving Muslims will become our enemy if they don't speak up, because like my friend from Germany, they will awaken one day and find that the fanatics own them, and the end of their world will have begun.
Peace-loving Germans, Japanese, Chinese, Russians, Rwandans, Serbs, Afghans, Iraqis, Palestinians, Somalis, Nigerians, Algerians, and many others have died because the peaceful majority did not speak up until it was too late.
Now Islamic prayers have been introduced into Toronto and other public schools in Ontario, and, yes, in Ottawa too while the Lord's Prayer was removed (due to being so offensive?)
The Islamic way may be peaceful for the time being in our country until the fanatics move in.
In Australia, and indeed in many countries around the world, many of the most commonly consumed food items have the halal emblem on them.
Just look at the back of some of the most popular chocolate bars, and at other food items in your local supermarket. Food on aircraft have the halal emblem, just to appease the privileged minority who are now rapidly expanding within the nations shores.
In the U.K, the Muslim communities refuse to integrate and there are now dozens of no-go zones within major cities across the country that the police force dare not intrude upon. Sharia law prevails there, because the Muslim community in those areas refuse to acknowledge British law.
As for us who watch it all unfold, we must pay attention to the only group that counts - the fanatics who threaten our way of life.
Lastly, anyone who doubts that the issue is serious and just deletes this email without sending it on, is contributing to the passiveness that allows the problems to expand.
So, extend yourself a bit and send this on and on and on! Let us hope that thousands, world-wide, read this and think about it, and they also continue to send it on - before it's too late.
And we are silent.......
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