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Re: Interesting Things

Post by RinKou » 03:39:10 Monday, 17 October, 2016

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Re: Interesting Things

Post by Master of Oblivion » 01:37:28 Saturday, 12 November, 2016

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template: ... gram_hours

I stumbled upon this on wikipedia. I find it a fascinating measure of ideological persuasion overtime.

1950s:
1. UK
2. Russia
3. USA
4. France
5. Australia
6. Italy
7/ Poland

1960's
1. USA
2. Russia
3. China
4. UK
5. France
6. Germany
7. Egypt

1970's
1. Russia
2. USA
3. China
4. Germany
5. UK
6. Egypt
7. Albania

1980
1. Russia
2. USA
3. China
4. Germany
5. UK
6. Korea
7. Albania
8. Egypt
9. Cuba

1990
1. USA
2. Russia
3. China
4. Germany
5. UK
6. Egypt
7. North Korea
8. India
9. Albania

1996
1. USA
2. China
3. UK
4. Russia
5. German
6. Egypt
7. Iran
8. India
9. Japan
1990: Israel
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1936: Empire of Japan
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Re: Interesting Things

Post by RinKou » 01:28:40 Sunday, 20 November, 2016



I'm sure Seren already knows all this, but
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Re: Interesting Things

Post by BgKnight » 15:06:48 Sunday, 20 November, 2016



Relevant for games
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Re: Interesting Things

Post by Cephal » 20:36:56 Sunday, 20 November, 2016

BgKnight wrote:

Relevant for games
I posted this in the world politics thread. Hah.
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Re: Interesting Things

Post by Smyg » 18:53:35 Friday, 25 November, 2016

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Relevant to Gesar

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Re: Interesting Things

Post by Master of Oblivion » 20:31:22 Friday, 20 January, 2017

http://www.philosophyexperiments.com/

This has been pretty fun.
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Re: Interesting Things

Post by Huojin » 01:25:22 Saturday, 25 February, 2017

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-Tran ... _Mile_Race

Awful, insane, bewildering - fantastic.

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Re: Interesting Things

Post by Serenissima » 03:35:34 Sunday, 05 March, 2017

http://www.thecomet.net/news/sun_yat_se ... _1_4916264

Known about this for a long time, as this place is local to me back home, but here's a newspaper article about it.
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Re: Interesting Things

Post by Master of Oblivion » 06:09:03 Friday, 17 March, 2017

I don't think that tent is interesting.
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New Vegas: Salvador
Brazil: Proletarian Unification Party
1936: Empire of Japan
1971: China
Kaiserreich: CSA
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Re: Interesting Things

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Post by Master of Oblivion » 06:50:54 Monday, 10 April, 2017

So I found out that there is a museum close to where I live called the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. It is run by an organization called the Ancient Mystical Order Rosae Crucis, which are adherents of the cultural movement called Rosicrucianism.

To quote a source online the "AMORC claimed to have been founded by the apostate Akhenaton, generally credited as the first monotheistic sovereign, in ancient Egypt. From there it worked through Western history in 108-year cycles of public and private activity, making an especially strong splash in the Renaissance, when the followers of the legendary “Christian Rosenkreuz” antagonized the Church with their faith in reason, personal enlightenment, and a coming New Age. Many great men in history had allegedly been members of the secret society, and with the 20th century underway, the group’s leaders had apparently decided it was once again time to resurface and open their membership to the masses."

I plan to visit the museum and give an update.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosicruci ... ian_Museum
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_M ... sae_Crucis
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosicrucianism
http://www.weirdus.com/states/californi ... /index.php
1990: Israel
Metal Gear: Iran
New Vegas: Salvador
Brazil: Proletarian Unification Party
1936: Empire of Japan
1971: China
Kaiserreich: CSA
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Re: Interesting Things

Post by Maddox » 06:53:22 Sunday, 21 May, 2017

https://www.cwa-union.org/news/releases ... lk-off-job

This is interesting to me, your mileage may vary
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Re: Interesting Things

Post by Master of Oblivion » 04:15:27 Wednesday, 24 May, 2017

https://www.facebook.com/ChristianTruthersUnited/

So is this a parody or a real group? First I thought this was a anti-catholic group. Then I thought it was a parody of Christians. But then I thought it was legitimate in being a conspiracy group. I really have no idea now.
1990: Israel
Metal Gear: Iran
New Vegas: Salvador
Brazil: Proletarian Unification Party
1936: Empire of Japan
1971: China
Kaiserreich: CSA
You either die Fo'Dolo or see yourself live long enough to be the Patton.

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Re: Interesting Things

Post by Zar » 16:03:24 Friday, 26 May, 2017

Master of Oblivion wrote:I really have no idea now.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Post-irony
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