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Message 625423 - Posted: 24 Aug 2007, 9:40:33 UTC

Fox News Worried Its Viewers Can't Tell a Cartoon from News?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=blUTIUxh-Mk
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Message 625431 - Posted: 24 Aug 2007, 10:35:27 UTC - in response to Message 625423.  

Great Thread MrGray, thanks.

The Daily Mail ran an education quiz recently & the results were amazing! Winston Churchill was a pop singer!!!

To reply with regards to unions, get rid of them.

On my 18th birthday, I achieved a boyhood wish. I qualified as a train driver (motorman in the USA).

However, before I could do the job & be accepted as an employee, I had to join a union, I had no choice as it was a closed shop.

What does that tell one about unions?
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Message 625435 - Posted: 24 Aug 2007, 10:47:43 UTC
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It would make you laugh if it didn't make you cry.

~George Galloway

Thank you!
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Message 627569 - Posted: 27 Aug 2007, 2:13:20 UTC
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Miss Teen USA 2007 - South Carolina answers a question:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lj3iNxZ8Dww


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Message 627708 - Posted: 27 Aug 2007, 11:04:51 UTC - in response to Message 627569.  

Miss Teen USA 2007 - South Carolina answers a question:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lj3iNxZ8Dww


Huh? This girl should go into politics: so many words to say nothing at all!
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Message 627728 - Posted: 27 Aug 2007, 12:26:25 UTC - in response to Message 613046.  

Thank leftism in general for this disturbing trend......after all, feeling good about yourself and graduating with your class is more important than knowing where Egypt is located or knowing the difference between they're, their, and there, right?


Laughing Out Loud.

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Message 627729 - Posted: 27 Aug 2007, 12:28:40 UTC - in response to Message 627728.  

Thank leftism in general for this disturbing trend......after all, feeling good about yourself and graduating with your class is more important than knowing where Egypt is located or knowing the difference between they're, their, and there, right?


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What I meant to say it is'nt leftism as much as apathy perhaps. I don't know what they're teaching them these days.
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Message 627838 - Posted: 27 Aug 2007, 16:11:09 UTC - in response to Message 612241.  

I bet China and especially India would have whipped us big time, too!


Uhh, 'The People's Republic of China' (the mainland one) did. They got 2nd place. Taiwan, Republic of China tied with Bulgaria for 9th place.

Surprisingly, though, India only got 25th place, with 103 points.


You don't need good math skills to answer a phone. ;)
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Message 627842 - Posted: 27 Aug 2007, 16:17:12 UTC - in response to Message 614214.  

Well, BrainSmashR, before you call me names you should know more about me than just my actual financial situation. And whether or not I have a lazy ass is also not your biz.
FYI: I often took the first best job available just to get a job asap - which mostly was temporary working, which couldn't really improve my situation long-term. But it was a job then. Actually I study in evening classes to have the chance to work on day.


I don't have to know anything MORE about you. You either lack the skills/education/ability/desire to work, or are too old/feeble and didn't properly prepare for your future.
Sure: too old with 40! And lacking skills/education/ability/desire with 5 different "skilled worker" qualifications, with taking each chance to get a job asap, with studying in the evening instead of day-time to ave time for an 8hr- job;


Do you expect some kind of sympathy from me? Because you're wasting your time....which seems to be a habit.....

No, I advocate communism because I think it's the best possible system, because it puts solidarity over egoism, mutual respect over arrogance, inner wealth over financial wealth ...


Yeah well there's this thing called History that PROVES your opinion of communism being the "best" possible system, as being 100% wrong
As I told many times before: In the last centuries there has been nothing like a real communist state anywhere in the world -- How these states named themselves or were seen by right-wing and arch-conservative people, that's another subject. But except some local experiments (even in the States) there has no communism appeared yet in the "civilized" part of the world.


I see, so your opinion is based on pure fantasy and no factual evidence what so ever.....imagine my surprise.


Btw: There is no direct relationship between wealth and character. People don't get automatically a better character the wealthier they are. Sometimes it's quite the opposite. I met poor people, and I met rich people. There were less righteous people among the rich ones. Guess why. >> Hint: Scrooge


Ummm, I'm a yard crew supervisor for government housing, either our ideas of being rich differ greatly, or you're an uninformed foreigner making assumptions.
Well, the richest persons I've met and discussed in real life had an income between 0.5 and 2 millions a year, one person I had a 30 minutes discussion with even had more, being a successful actor/producer. I think that's rich already, ain't it? And the poorest people I met had to spend their nights in Rescue Missions or Shelters or on the streets.
My income is about $25k a year....if the converter was right, about 18603.97 German Euros. You don't have to be rich to own a home and a car, but you do have to make sacrifices....did you catch the hint?
I know about such sacrifices. I even sacrificed my family against a job. Well you don't have to be rich, but when you aren't, the house or car don't belong to you as long as the last rate and interest ain't paid off.


You are correct, "technically" my house belongs to the bank right now and won't actually be "mine" for another 10 years. Remember my comment earlier about making sacrifices and preparing for the future? I'm indebted over my house and education for about 50k....but in 10 years both of those loans will be paid off and I'll only be 46 years old......will YOU still be complaining about what you DON'T have?

You see, I work in the projects making life better for the "less fortunate" in our society....which is easily comprised of nearly 50% slackers like you and Jeffery. Fully capable of holding down some type of job but they choose not to, because even in a bassackwards country like America, we don't let people starve and freeze in the street....we provide them with brick homes and food stamps at the expense of the WORKING man....but as I've indicated before, THEY have to get off THEIR lazy ass, apply for housing, and follow the rules.
Provide them with a job, with money, with an existence worth the name, with a future - and you'll help them more than with food stamps and Shelters. And, more important: listen to them instead of just judging them. You'll learn a lot about how your beloved system really works. Maybe you can become one of them if you don't care.

Maybe you missed the part about life being a competition. My role is to better myself and my family, not attempt to make some social degenerate who can't pull his own weight, my equal


We could always give the social degenerates government jobs. Oh, wait, we already have.;)

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Message 628009 - Posted: 27 Aug 2007, 22:28:09 UTC

What I find interesting about this thread is that the word "quizzed" in the title is misspelled, and NO ONE has mentioned it. ;)



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Message 628010 - Posted: 27 Aug 2007, 22:30:28 UTC
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All part of the Quiz.

Nice catch. I wondered when it would be spotted. What country do you live in? The missing "Z" indicating the snooze factor.
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Message 628011 - Posted: 27 Aug 2007, 22:34:19 UTC
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Me, I went to public school in Oklahoma.

Actually I thought it was that you just pasted it over from YouTube.

And I did know all the answers to the quiz on the video. You know they're not going to put in the people that got it right, don't you? It's not funny or degrading that way.



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Message 628015 - Posted: 27 Aug 2007, 22:39:09 UTC

LOL,

I did paste it from YouTube as is but just barely noticed as I pasted. I'm no wiz but I did pass the tests in the videos. I'm old, though. I've probably, (Hopefully), learned a thing or two by reading and googling when in doubt. lol
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Message 628017 - Posted: 27 Aug 2007, 22:41:03 UTC

So, you gonna fix it now?


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Message 628043 - Posted: 27 Aug 2007, 23:08:10 UTC

Nope. See who else notices once this post rotates down some.

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Message 628289 - Posted: 28 Aug 2007, 11:13:22 UTC - in response to Message 627569.  
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Miss Teen USA 2007 - South Carolina answers a question:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lj3iNxZ8Dww


A transcript of the response.

The South Carolina ditz gave this incoherent, grammarless response:

I personally believe that U.S. Americans are unable to do so because, uh, some people out there in our nation don't have maps, and, uh, I believe that our education like such as in South Africa and, uh, the Iraq everywhere like, such as and I believe that they should, our education over here in the U.S. should help the U.S., er, should help South Africa and should help the Iraq and the Asian countries, so we will be able to build up our future for our children.

About the only thing that kind of made any sense was her use of the phrase "U.S. Americans". After all, Canadianss and Mexicans are North Americans too.

{edit] I guess you could've said "America gets RIDDLED!" [/edit]

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Message 628334 - Posted: 28 Aug 2007, 13:28:39 UTC - in response to Message 628009.  

What I find interesting about this thread is that the word "quizzed" in the title is misspelled, and NO ONE has mentioned it. ;)



What I find interesting is that 20% of Americans can't find the US on a map because they don't have one. It's got something to do with South Africa and Iraq but I'm not sure quite what.
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Message 628451 - Posted: 28 Aug 2007, 19:57:54 UTC

lol guys.
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Message 644726 - Posted: 20 Sep 2007, 6:17:31 UTC

Definition of STUPIDITY

1 hr 10 min 43 sec

Note: a 30 second delay appears before the video. The film has been checked for completeness.

ALERT!: Some Graphic Language!


Stupidity by Albert Nerenberg

Features Bill Maher, Noam Chomsky, George W. Bush, Mark Crispin Miller and many others.

A humorous examination of stupidity in contemporary American culture, covering: the effects of television and mass media on the American intellect; the "dumbing down" of American culture; the popularity of Steve-O and Jackass; role of religion in willful stupidity; the identification of many Americans with George W. Bush; the evolution of such concepts as "idiot" and "moron."

The DVD edition contains extra interviews commentaries and readings.


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