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Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 19:11
Replies: 33
Views: 383
Posted By a1call
Haven't found 17 yet, but some more insults....

Haven't found 17 yet, but some more insults. Accordingly the thumb-up is offensive in Iran, Afghanistan and Greece, which makes you wonder how Greece got in that list.

...
Forum: MattcAnderson 2021-10-16, 18:53
Replies: 3
Views: 47
Posted By a1call
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Gustav_Hermes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Gustav_Hermes
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 17:44
Replies: 33
Views: 383
Posted By a1call
In Azerbaijan it is usually accompanied by saying...

In Azerbaijan it is usually accompanied by saying “Stones at your head” which is a common insult.
ETA: BTW, in Azerbaijan just north of Iran, a Thumbs-up is a Thumbs-up.
ETA II: In Germany 31...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 16:17
Replies: 33
Views: 383
Posted By a1call
1 == 4 in Iran, while it’s a thumb up in the rest...

1 == 4 in Iran, while it’s a thumb up in the rest of the world.

ETA: And it’s a let him live or kill him in Ancient-Rome.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-16, 03:59
Replies: 28
Views: 367
Posted By a1call
Well, perhaps someday you will progress/advance...

Well, perhaps someday you will progress/advance to a point where you can see that there is goodness (which is the opposite of evil) in everything. I will have to admit that I have not. If you keep...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-15, 21:56
Replies: 28
Views: 367
Posted By a1call
https://sufiebooks.wordpress.com/2012/11/28/praise...

https://sufiebooks.wordpress.com/2012/11/28/praise-for-a-dogs-gleaming-white-teeth/
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-15, 21:02
Replies: 28
Views: 367
Posted By a1call
Evil is lack/void of goodness. As such it would...

Evil is lack/void of goodness. As such it would be interesting to see any such thing exists as absolute evil/goodness.
For mice cats are evil. For cats mice are sustenance.
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-15, 20:37
Replies: 1,493
Views: 154,668
Posted By a1call
Thanks for the research. I had no idea. FTR, the...

Thanks for the research. I had no idea. FTR, the video that I posted has no content related to Covid denial. Not considering any possible hidden agendas, it seems like a set of interviews in support...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-15, 05:23
Replies: 1,493
Views: 154,668
Posted By a1call
A Must-See investigative-Report from Sky-News...

A Must-See investigative-Report from Sky-News Australia:

https://youtu.be/oh2Sj_QpZOA

And some circumstantial recent news:


...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-15, 03:52
Replies: 26
Views: 1,437
Posted By a1call
https://www.cnn.com/style/article/banksy-sothebys-...

https://www.cnn.com/style/article/banksy-sothebys-shredded-painting-sale-results/index.html


https://edition.cnn.com/style/article/banksy-video-girl-with-balloon/index.html
Forum: Hardware 2021-10-15, 02:33
Replies: 26
Views: 1,009
Posted By a1call
I believe it would. Take it to the source and let...

I believe it would. Take it to the source and let them deal with it. :smile:
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-15, 02:15
Replies: 51
Views: 685
Posted By a1call
I have been told on more than one occasion that I...

I have been told on more than one occasion that I would make a great Motivational-Speaker. :smile:
My last post was a bit too grim for a general audience, so I will add:

Some say there is no end...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-15, 00:37
Replies: 51
Views: 685
Posted By a1call
I concur, it's a losing battle. ETA, The...

I concur, it's a losing battle.

ETA, The only good thing about life is that there is absolutely nothing you can do to change the outcome, hence there is no point in worrying about it. :smile:
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-14, 00:38
Replies: 80
Views: 1,147
Posted By a1call
There is no doubt that at least some humans have...

There is no doubt that at least some humans have been consuming meat for millennia if not for millions of years as indicated by our K9 teeth and cave drawings of game animals. But even eating ants...
Forum: Puzzles 2021-10-13, 21:21
Replies: 40
Views: 1,179
Posted By a1call
Should anyone be interested in knowing what the...

Should anyone be interested in knowing what the characters regarding post number 31 mean (I have been wishing for years):



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linear_Elamite#/media/File:Elam_cool.jpg...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-10-12, 21:04
Replies: 26
Views: 1,526
Posted By a1call
Good point. :smile: A correction/update is due:...

Good point. :smile:
A correction/update is due:

That is as meaningless as saying:
Cubic-Object-A has a volume that spans from -∞ to ∞ along axes x, y, and z.
Object-B has a volume greater than...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-12, 20:38
Replies: 80
Views: 1,147
Posted By a1call
https://www.hdwool.com/blog/how-wool-keeps-you-coo...

https://www.hdwool.com/blog/how-wool-keeps-you-cool#:~:text=It's%20all%20in%20the%20crimp,you%20both%20warm%20and%20cool.

I have heard that in Saudi-Arabia they wear wool clothing in environmental...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2021-10-12, 20:30
Replies: 26
Views: 1,526
Posted By a1call
Not sure how this is relevant to operation order,...

Not sure how this is relevant to operation order, but mathematically speaking that is as meaningless as saying:

Object-A has a volume that spans from -∞ to ∞ along axes x, y, and z.
Object-B has...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-12, 06:03
Replies: 80
Views: 1,147
Posted By a1call
Yep, that too. One of the very few animals which...

Yep, that too. One of the very few animals which eat their own kind, unfortunately, (historically speaking at least) us included.
BTW, Where have you been. I thought you had changed forums or...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-12, 03:54
Replies: 80
Views: 1,147
Posted By a1call
Yes that's the claim I was referring to. Hindus...

Yes that's the claim I was referring to. Hindus are not known to suffer (or have suffered in the distant past before the availability of vitamin supplements) any such deficiencies which would be...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-12, 03:14
Replies: 80
Views: 1,147
Posted By a1call
Anatomically we are primates. Sure, chimps enjoy...

Anatomically we are primates. Sure, chimps enjoy occasional snacks of birds, but most primates are primarily vegetarian. With few exceptions such as k9 teeth, we are anatomically equipped to eat...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-12, 00:20
Replies: 80
Views: 1,147
Posted By a1call
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fungivore ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fungivore




https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_flying_squirrel#Diet
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-11, 19:53
Replies: 80
Views: 1,147
Posted By a1call
I went vegetarian for 3 years in my native...

I went vegetarian for 3 years in my native Persia. I recall the smell of cooked meat would turn my stomach during this time. Then we moved to Montreal. It's much more temperate these days, but at the...
Forum: Lounge 2021-10-10, 04:08
Replies: 1,785
RIP
Views: 183,399
Posted By a1call
Abolhassan Banisadr...

Abolhassan Banisadr (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abolhassan_Banisadr)




Don't know much about him, but he seemed to always have a smile etched on his face.
Forum: Puzzles 2021-10-09, 20:21
Replies: 40
Views: 1,179
Posted By a1call
A super cool Swiss tool: :smile: ...

A super cool Swiss tool: :smile:

https://center-for-decipherment.ch/tool/#elam
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