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I was a Firefox user up until Safari 2. With the... 24,903 Views / 149 Replies  
I was a Firefox user up until Safari 2. With the latest Safari, I'm finding it to be very fast, feature-rich, and a joy to use. The few things I missed from FF, Saft gave me them back. I would like...
Posted by Vpro7, on May 25, 2005 at 09:06 AM, in Applications
He doesn't know what he's talking about.... 2,025 Views / 98 Replies  
He doesn't know what he's talking about. Interrogation techniques take on many, many forms.
Posted by Vpro7, on May 12, 2005 at 06:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
:thumbsup: :thumbsup: Indeed. His comments... 2,025 Views / 98 Replies  
:thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Indeed. His comments are those of the ignorant.
Posted by Vpro7, on May 12, 2005 at 06:29 PM, in Political/War Lounge
First of all, the comment on your military was... 2,025 Views / 98 Replies  
First of all, the comment on your military was separate from the Qur'an flushing incident. It was said in reference to the general approach of US troops to those in Iraq, or other places. How do I...
Posted by Vpro7, on May 12, 2005 at 05:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Might be a crazy thought, but perhaps it's... 2,025 Views / 98 Replies  
Might be a crazy thought, but perhaps it's possible in today's world to rip the pages first then flush them?

I'm not shocked by this, incidents like it are common, and others are far worse. It's...
Posted by Vpro7, on May 12, 2005 at 05:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I used to, but dumped it for an XBox and PS2. 1,555 Views / 43 Replies  
I used to, but dumped it for an XBox and PS2.
Posted by Vpro7, on May 12, 2005 at 05:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Strange how you'd associate your panties being in... 596 Views / 13 Replies  
Strange how you'd associate your panties being in a bunch with sexual attraction. Confused a bit?



Then you must know some very bizarre folks. Not surprising considering...
Posted by Vpro7, on May 12, 2005 at 05:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Panties in a bunch? 596 Views / 13 Replies  
Panties in a bunch?
Posted by Vpro7, on May 12, 2005 at 05:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It was a joke referring to me not being here... 596 Views / 13 Replies  
It was a joke referring to me not being here much, then popping up to post quite a bit in one thread, and then bolting away for a bit.

Mind you, some of the replies are quite unsurprising, and...
Posted by Vpro7, on May 12, 2005 at 04:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Pentagon analyst 'passed secrets' to Israeli group 596 Views / 13 Replies  
As a parting shot before I go back into hiding, here's a piece from today's news.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4514153.stm
Posted by Vpro7, on May 4, 2005 at 12:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It's always going to be difficult, and there is... 1,395 Views / 88 Replies  
It's always going to be difficult, and there is nothing else but the tackling of matters at hand. There is a wider issue here, one that isn't easily ignored and which does (unfortunately) involve US...
Posted by Vpro7, on May 4, 2005 at 12:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It's what comes across in many discussions, right... 1,395 Views / 88 Replies  
It's what comes across in many discussions, right up to the political level that we see today . Believe me, if I see anything to the contrary, I make a note of it; but if it's the same widely held...
Posted by Vpro7, on May 4, 2005 at 11:56 AM, in Political/War Lounge
In our discussions here, I think you asked me... 1,395 Views / 88 Replies  
In our discussions here, I think you asked me about my background, and thus it grew into the current talk on ethnic issues in Iraq.

In regards to ethnicity in Saddam's Iraq, it is a common fallacy...
Posted by Vpro7, on May 4, 2005 at 11:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It does, you just don't understand it. But that's... 1,395 Views / 88 Replies  
It does, you just don't understand it. But that's ok, because many in the West can't grasp it. One pitfall is to equate Muslim solidarity and unity with political events, and there outcome. Or, that...
Posted by Vpro7, on May 4, 2005 at 11:39 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, it is unfair to blame the US for... 1,395 Views / 88 Replies  
Well, it is unfair to blame the US for everything, that's not obviously true. Although, for a number of reasons, the US does seem to be the principle force behind many a venture. Perhaps it's the new...
Posted by Vpro7, on May 4, 2005 at 11:26 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, there's not much chance of that happening,... 1,395 Views / 88 Replies  
Well, there's not much chance of that happening, since the agenda laid out by Europe and the US is not for giving real self-determination, or strength to Muslim countries in the Mid-East. You might...
Posted by Vpro7, on May 4, 2005 at 11:17 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The Ottomam Empire was one of varying brilliance.... 1,395 Views / 88 Replies  
The Ottomam Empire was one of varying brilliance. But... like any empire, it has its faltering moments and towards the end it resembles a dog dying, the tail wags a lot. There's a lesson in there for...
Posted by Vpro7, on May 4, 2005 at 11:09 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Or, how about the millions who didn't end up in... 1,395 Views / 88 Replies  
Or, how about the millions who didn't end up in any graves? Your answer doesn't really tackle the fundamental point I made, which was, the perception of communal, and ethnic violence wasn't what you...
Posted by Vpro7, on May 4, 2005 at 11:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Nice try. ;) 1,395 Views / 88 Replies  
Nice try. ;)
Posted by Vpro7, on May 4, 2005 at 09:20 AM, in Political/War Lounge
If you read closer, we already had that. Life in... 1,395 Views / 88 Replies  
If you read closer, we already had that. Life in Iraq, even with Saddam, was NOT one big fear-party. We never walked around thinking " Oh no! an ethnic riot is about to kick off, run, run!!" It's a...
Posted by Vpro7, on May 4, 2005 at 09:19 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Exactly! There's a veneer of "facts" that are... 1,395 Views / 88 Replies  
Exactly! There's a veneer of "facts" that are trotted out by governments over the decades that attempts to paint a certain picture of how life is, what we should expect of each other, and how we...
Posted by Vpro7, on May 4, 2005 at 09:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I wouldn't worry about that right now. You've got... 1,395 Views / 88 Replies  
I wouldn't worry about that right now. You've got Saddam propped up in luxury courtesy of the US. Currently being well-treated in order to ascertain the whereabouts of his vast wealth, and to sweeten...
Posted by Vpro7, on May 4, 2005 at 09:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That's laughabel. It's pretty much how the West... 1,395 Views / 88 Replies  
That's laughabel. It's pretty much how the West gets to be who they are. No middle-road for you then, is there? We have no option but to look forward, but the ****ing bastards who are behind this...
Posted by Vpro7, on May 4, 2005 at 08:56 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The US took our government away from us, invaded... 1,395 Views / 88 Replies  
The US took our government away from us, invaded us, reduced us to rubble, demoralised us, put up puppet candidates with full US-backing and others with none. And you're now saying it's our problem?...
Posted by Vpro7, on May 4, 2005 at 08:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It's not exactly a good start for an "emerging... 1,395 Views / 88 Replies  
It's not exactly a good start for an "emerging democracy" when those who are shouting loudest of the benefits in this, are the very ones who are laying out how the democracy should be, who gets the...
Posted by Vpro7, on May 4, 2005 at 08:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
So, we are meant to just put aside the whole... 1,395 Views / 88 Replies  
So, we are meant to just put aside the whole process that led to the invasion of Iraq? That doesn't matter anymore, does it?> it's all cool because we are telling you that you are now part of...
Posted by Vpro7, on May 4, 2005 at 08:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
No, we're not happy. We are meant to have... 1,395 Views / 88 Replies  
No, we're not happy. We are meant to have elections when most of us as are confused about who the hell half of these people are? We are meant to believe in a democracy that was created by the US and...
Posted by Vpro7, on May 4, 2005 at 08:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Pffft, you can't, can you? except trot out some... 1,432 Views / 68 Replies  
Pffft, you can't, can you? except trot out some articles you might find online. Yes Iraqi Christians have suffered, but know what? They were plenty safe under Saddam than under this occupying force....
Posted by Vpro7, on Nov 16, 2004 at 04:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Name your friends in the Iraqi Christian... 1,432 Views / 68 Replies  
Name your friends in the Iraqi Christian community, Macnstein. I'll probably know them since my family has very close contacts wth the Christian elders around Baghdad, N. Iraq, and W. Iraq, my dad...
Posted by Vpro7, on Nov 16, 2004 at 04:41 PM, in Political/War Lounge
good for you, just keep quoting. 1,432 Views / 68 Replies  
good for you, just keep quoting.
Posted by Vpro7, on Nov 16, 2004 at 04:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No you don't, you don't know hundreds of Iraqi... 1,432 Views / 68 Replies  
No you don't, you don't know hundreds of Iraqi Christians in Iraq, so don't peddle your BS, dude. I do know Iraqi Christians, so don't even go there.

Also, keep believing the myths on your screen,...
Posted by Vpro7, on Nov 16, 2004 at 04:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'd rather you didn't try to use words that I... 1,432 Views / 68 Replies  
I'd rather you didn't try to use words that I never even said, or dress them up as parody, bub. Big difference betwen what I am saying, and what you are spewing out in here.
:)
Posted by Vpro7, on Nov 16, 2004 at 04:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I'm sorry if you can't comprehend things. I speak... 1,432 Views / 68 Replies  
I'm sorry if you can't comprehend things. I speak for those that I know are at least in the country, much more than you will ever know.

What you're saying is like some American telling me that...
Posted by Vpro7, on Nov 16, 2004 at 04:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
They aren't foreign to us, genius. Try to work... 1,432 Views / 68 Replies  
They aren't foreign to us, genius. Try to work that one out.:rolleyes:
Posted by Vpro7, on Nov 16, 2004 at 04:22 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That site is tragic, my heart just bleeds for all... 445 Views / 4 Replies  
That site is tragic, my heart just bleeds for all those who lost their lives. I hope they keep up the struggle around the country, and beyond.

Eid Mubarak, LBK.
Posted by Vpro7, on Nov 16, 2004 at 04:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah, you'd surely only buy it from FOX, or some... 1,432 Views / 68 Replies  
Yeah, you'd surely only buy it from FOX, or some other source that conforms to your rather blind and silly worldview. It's ok for the likes of you to go around pretending to be the voice of Iraqis,...
Posted by Vpro7, on Nov 16, 2004 at 04:15 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Indeed, an alert population does this:... 1,839 Views / 135 Replies  
Indeed, an alert population does this: http://www.upi.com/view.cfm?StoryID=20041115-104157-9644r
Posted by Vpro7, on Nov 16, 2004 at 04:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Good thing then that he is being investigated.... 6,901 Views / 386 Replies  
Good thing then that he is being investigated. I'm sure we'll find out what happened soon enough. Until then, we can all go play "let's pretend what could have been happening".
Posted by Vpro7, on Nov 16, 2004 at 04:04 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So very not true, but that's going off-topic.... 1,432 Views / 68 Replies  
So very not true, but that's going off-topic. This article... I can go out there and find a million Iraqis who will say the exact opposite, what does it prove? Not much, exceot that it seems some...
Posted by Vpro7, on Nov 16, 2004 at 04:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No, they didn't. 1,432 Views / 68 Replies  
No, they didn't.
Posted by Vpro7, on Nov 16, 2004 at 01:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What a ******** article, sorry, but it is. Yeah,... 1,432 Views / 68 Replies  
What a ******** article, sorry, but it is. Yeah, you'll find some people who despise "foreign" fighters, but to be honest, the foreign fighters are a tiny number, fighting alongside Iraqis. I'm an...
Posted by Vpro7, on Nov 16, 2004 at 12:57 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Fallujah in Pictures 445 Views / 4 Replies  
This is quite interesting, but be warned, some of the images are graphic in nature. Something you won't see on tv.

http://fallujapictures.blogspot.com/
Posted by Vpro7, on Nov 16, 2004 at 12:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Just to go off-topic for a sec... but can anyone... 2,409 Views / 9 Replies  
Just to go off-topic for a sec... but can anyone recommend, or know of, some good OS 9 sites? Especially ones that kinda refuse to believe that it's dead, and covers lots of OS 9 software.

Thanks.
Posted by Vpro7, on Nov 16, 2004 at 12:15 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I agree and you make some very good points. The... 2,914 Views / 197 Replies  
I agree and you make some very good points. The Palestinians aren't even all Muslim, there's many Christian Palestinians too. A name is just a name, but all of these peoples and religions have lived...
Posted by Vpro7, on Nov 12, 2004 at 10:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Good points. In fact, the Palestinians who have... 2,914 Views / 197 Replies  
Good points. In fact, the Palestinians who have been in that land since time immemorial, we can safely say that they are the descendants of the Canaanites, the Phoenicians, the Edomites, and even the...
Posted by Vpro7, on Nov 12, 2004 at 10:24 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Now we here from the US that this latest assault... 5,987 Views / 353 Replies  
Now we here from the US that this latest assault on Fallujah won't really 'solve' the insurgency 'problem'. That Zarqawi has left. So what was the reason for this again? Ah, to quell, not so-called...
Posted by Vpro7, on Nov 12, 2004 at 07:42 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Pretty much sums up my thoughts on this too, well... 5,987 Views / 353 Replies  
Pretty much sums up my thoughts on this too, well put. :thumbsup:
Posted by Vpro7, on Nov 12, 2004 at 06:15 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah, I find it hard to stay awake 24/7 these... 5,987 Views / 353 Replies  
Yeah, I find it hard to stay awake 24/7 these days, still, it's quite easy when bombs are falling all around you. :)

[b]

Not really, because it's morning here and don't have that much time to...
Posted by Vpro7, on Nov 12, 2004 at 06:10 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Same ****, different faces. 5,987 Views / 353 Replies  
Same ****, different faces.
Posted by Vpro7, on Nov 12, 2004 at 05:01 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Ah, freedom of speech in the new Iraq.:rolleyes:... 5,987 Views / 353 Replies  
Ah, freedom of speech in the new Iraq.:rolleyes: I gues the they now want to cover up the mass civilian deaths as being merely "terrorists". So if you don't report this to the world, you'll be kicked...
Posted by Vpro7, on Nov 11, 2004 at 07:43 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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