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Luke Mauser Offline
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A polygraph (lie detector) is about 50% accurate.

In other words, rather than buy a polygraph, a police force might as well listen to the suspect's account and the toss a coin to see if they believe him or not.

I bang my own drum. Some think it's noise; I think it's pretty.
05-01-2017 06:28 AM
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The Wombles were the UK's most successful musical act of 1974

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWQMMPFtoG4


Enjoy ….

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05-18-2017 07:43 AM
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The composer Claude Debussy, best known for his piano piece "Clair de Lune" was one of the first people to have colostomy bag fitted.

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05-19-2017 05:25 AM
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While working as a film critic, author Graham Greene was sued for defamation for suggesting that Shirley Temple films were aimed at paedophiles.

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05-20-2017 05:37 AM
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(05-20-2017 05:37 AM)Luke Mauser Wrote:  While working as a film critic, author Graham Greene was sued for defamation for suggesting that Shirley Temple films were aimed at paedophiles.

He was right.

Everything about Shirley Temple is repulsive.

"Merchant and pirate were for a long period one and the same person. Even today mercantile morality is really nothing but a refinement of piratical morality."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
05-20-2017 05:58 AM
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(05-20-2017 05:58 AM)HammerBioLizard Wrote:  He was right.

Here comes that lawsuit, HBL …


Given what you've said elsewhere about the company that made those films, you in de shit!

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05-20-2017 06:23 PM
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Sometimes I like to crawl around on my floor and pretend I'm a crocodile.

"Merchant and pirate were for a long period one and the same person. Even today mercantile morality is really nothing but a refinement of piratical morality."
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