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Re: Sundry humour

Post by JR8 » Thu, 04 Feb 2016 7:49 pm

Those crazy Dutch again :-D
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'The Netherlands has recognised the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster as a religion
The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster has finally been recognised as a religion in The Netherlands.
Two days ago, pastafarians were told by the country’s Chamber of Commerce that they would be granted official status. They had been trying for several years.
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Our services are especially devoted to socialising. So we eat pasta, we drink beer and discuss faith.’
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Pastafarians believe heaven is a beer volcano with a stripper factory, while hell is the same but the beer is stale and the strippers have sexually transmitted diseases.'


Read more: http://metro.co.uk/2016/01/28/the-nethe ... n-5649017/
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Post by x9200 » Thu, 04 Feb 2016 8:15 pm

JR8 wrote:Those crazy Dutch again :-D
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'The Netherlands has recognised the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster as a religion
The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster has finally been recognised as a religion in The Netherlands.
Two days ago, pastafarians were told by the country’s Chamber of Commerce that they would be granted official status. They had been trying for several years.
...
Our services are especially devoted to socialising. So we eat pasta, we drink beer and discuss faith.’
...
c believe heaven is a beer volcano with a stripper factory, while hell is the same but the beer is stale and the strippers have sexually transmitted diseases.'


Read more: http://metro.co.uk/2016/01/28/the-nethe ... n-5649017/

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/04 ... 16900.html

Polish Pastafarians Rejoice! Church Of Flying Spaghetti Monster Granted Permission To Register As A Religion

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Re: Sundry humour

Post by JR8 » Thu, 04 Feb 2016 8:24 pm

The article also says 'the church' is officially recognised in the US too :-D

Beer + good pasta => my kinda religion ;)
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Post by nakatago » Fri, 05 Feb 2016 5:26 am

You know, it's only a matter of time before people forget the church of the FSM is satire. :P

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Post by x9200 » Fri, 05 Feb 2016 6:45 am

Good beer and pasta is never about satire.

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Post by JR8 » Sat, 06 Feb 2016 3:26 am

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Re: Sundry humour

Post by JR8 » Tue, 09 Feb 2016 6:41 am

'John Cleese: Political Correctness Can Lead to an Orwellian Nightmare'
https://youtu.be/QAK0KXEpF8U

[2.30mins - and yes I agree; ironic the point he makes]
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Post by JR8 » Tue, 09 Feb 2016 6:53 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVlQOytFCRI
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Sorry not humour, but some pithy philosophy. I found it interesting...

[Note to self, check out 'Big Think' YT channel tomorrow...]
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Re: Sundry humour

Post by JR8 » Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:12 am

PJ O'Rourke on the US Presidential election candidates:

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-35521558
'Viewpoint: Are Donald Trump and his rivals a big joke?'
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Post by JR8 » Fri, 19 Feb 2016 7:14 pm

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 19 Feb 2016 10:09 pm

Dammit JR8! You almost caused me to regurgitate my dinner!
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Post by JR8 » Mon, 22 Feb 2016 8:15 pm

The EU...... a reason to leave
Pythagoras' Theorem: ..............................24 words.
Lord's prayer:........................................ 66 words.
Archimedes' Principle: ..............................67 words.
Ten Commandments: ...............................179 words.
Gettysburg address: ................................286 words.
US Declaration of Independence: ............. 1,300 words.
US Constitution with all 27 Amendments: .....7,818 words.
EU regulations on the sale of CABBAGES:.....26,911 words.
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Re: Sundry humour

Post by earthfriendly » Mon, 04 Apr 2016 2:18 am

He is spot on, although a bit exaggerated. "Do you think I am pretty or my daughter is pretty? " :mrgreen:


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Re: Sundry humour

Post by x9200 » Mon, 04 Apr 2016 7:01 am

JR8 wrote:The EU...... a reason to leave
Pythagoras' Theorem: ..............................24 words.
Lord's prayer:........................................ 66 words.
Archimedes' Principle: ..............................67 words.
Ten Commandments: ...............................179 words.
Gettysburg address: ................................286 words.
US Declaration of Independence: ............. 1,300 words.
US Constitution with all 27 Amendments: .....7,818 words.
EU regulations on the sale of CABBAGES:.....26,911 words.
http://www.snopes.com/language/document/cabbage.asp

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Re: Sundry humour

Post by nakatago » Mon, 04 Apr 2016 7:17 am

x9200 wrote:
JR8 wrote:The EU...... a reason to leave
Pythagoras' Theorem: ..............................24 words.
Lord's prayer:........................................ 66 words.
Archimedes' Principle: ..............................67 words.
Ten Commandments: ...............................179 words.
Gettysburg address: ................................286 words.
US Declaration of Independence: ............. 1,300 words.
US Constitution with all 27 Amendments: .....7,818 words.
EU regulations on the sale of CABBAGES:.....26,911 words.
http://www.snopes.com/language/document/cabbage.asp
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