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they were here and then gone

by jonah jones / November 2, 2008 10:03 PM PST
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(NT) Oh, I thought you were talking about SE posts.
by C1ay / November 2, 2008 11:01 PM PST
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LOL
by Josh K / November 3, 2008 12:15 AM PST

I was hoping the ban would remain lifted until a week or so after the election, just so we could express our thoughts about the outcome. But apparently not. Sad

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(NT) Always the danger of somethig being said.
by EdHannigan / November 3, 2008 12:44 AM PST
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The thing is...
by J. Vega / November 3, 2008 1:01 AM PST

The thing is, different people have different views on things. They need to work out a way to work out an agreement about what should be done. This process of working out a solution is called politics.
A big problem is that in this complex world of today, there are laws and regulations governing almost everything. These are passed by politicians.

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I was a Road & Track reader as a kid,
by drpruner / November 3, 2008 1:13 PM PST

so I knew of both Stirling and Pat.
Good catch.

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Stirling Moss
by Steven Haninger / November 3, 2008 7:52 PM PST

Didn't he drive for Jaguar? I seem to recall a learning a lesson from a comment he's supposed to have made about paying very close attention to traffic conditions ahead by watching for brake light activity....that it was a warning of a potential accident. That doesn't work as well today as it did then in city traffic as brake pedal use has been replaced by use of the accelerator and horn.

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