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Re: Qanon

Post by Scot Dutchy » Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:21 am

To turn one page? :lol:

It will a thick as the book on famous Belgians.
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Re: Qanon

Post by Hermit » Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:51 am

pErvinalia wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:19 am
That must have been a page turner..
It was for me, but then I like reading about history. For instance, I read about one of the first lease holders loosing a third of his sheep to a drought, then drowning while trying to save his cattle from a flood in the same year. A description about what it took to transport a clip of wool from the Kanyaka shearing shed to the Port Augusta rail head was quite interesting too. Apparently it took four drays, 26 bullocks (plus enough feed and water for them) four drivers, two helping hands, two weeks and a broken foot if things did not go too badly.

What's left of the shearing shed.

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What's left of some of the people who lived and died there.

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Re: Qanon

Post by JimC » Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:06 am

I have past through Quorn on my way to the Flinders Ranges...
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Re: Qanon

Post by Svartalf » Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:36 am

Scot Dutchy wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:21 am
It will a thick as the book on famous Belgians.
From singer Jacques Brel to painter Paul Delvaux through bicyclist Eddy Merckx, there are actually quite a lot of famous Belgians...
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Re: Qanon

Post by Scot Dutchy » Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:41 pm

Svartalf wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:36 am
Scot Dutchy wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:21 am
It will a thick as the book on famous Belgians.
From singer Jacques Brel to painter Paul Delvaux through bicyclist Eddy Merckx, there are actually quite a lot of famous Belgians...
I know Svarty. It is just an old Dutch joke. Like Belgians make jokes about Dutch being stingy (which they are not).
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Re: Qanon

Post by Hermit » Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:36 pm

Svartalf wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:36 am
Scot Dutchy wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:21 am
It will a thick as the book on famous Belgians.
From singer Jacques Brel to painter Paul Delvaux through bicyclist Eddy Merckx, there are actually quite a lot of famous Belgians...
René Magritte
Peter Paul Rubens
Georges Lemaître
Henri La Fontaine
Georges Simenon
Hergé
César Franck
Eugène Goossens
Jacky Ickx
Olivier Gendebien
Jean-Claude Van Damme
Claude Lévi-Strauss
Jan Van Eyck
Victor Horta
Adolphe Sax
Gerardus Mercator
Audrey Hepburn
...

And that's after a few minutes of thinking. Google will probably bring up a few hundred more.
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Re: Qanon

Post by Svartalf » Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:40 pm

Do Rubens, Van Eyck and Mercator actually count as Belgians? Belgium did not exist back when they were alive.
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Re: Qanon

Post by Hermit » Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:56 pm

Svartalf wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:40 pm
Do Rubens, Van Eyck and Mercator actually count as Belgians? Belgium did not exist back when they were alive.
If you insist on there being a formal nation to go with a geographical location most famous Germans and Italians would not actually count as Germans and Italians either. If you think about it long enough you'd probably be able to think of quite a raft of others too. Why are we even talking about ancient Greek philosophers, for instance?

Expanding on that, is France even French? Think Clovis I. Also, where was Charlemagne's palace and burial place?
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Re: Qanon

Post by Scot Dutchy » Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:15 pm

Svartalf wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:40 pm
Do Rubens, Van Eyck and Mercator actually count as Belgians? Belgium did not exist back when they were alive.
They would have been Dutch (the Low Countries until 1813).
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Re: Qanon

Post by Svartalf » Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:18 pm

That's what I was thinking.
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Re: Qanon

Post by Scot Dutchy » Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:16 pm

Belgium never existed before then.
There is a story that the Foreign Secretary (Salisbury) had an agreement with Napoleon that an area would be created where European wars could be fought which is why Belgium was created. It is just a story but...
I was only joking about famous Belgians. Belgium is also home to one of the largest chemical families; Solvay.
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Post by Tero » Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:54 pm

The Q t shirt wearing Trumpists are just Phase II of Pizzagate.
Then revive Obama birth certificate case!
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Re: Qanon

Post by Forty Two » Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:49 pm

pErvinalia wrote:
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Deep lyrics, man.
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Re: Qanon

Post by Alan B » Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:05 pm

I thought 'Q' was this source for Matthew and Luke...

Wiki

Or are these Qanon really that nutty.
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Re: Qanon

Post by L'Emmerdeur » Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:36 pm

It's possible the QAnon rabbit hole was started by leftist scum.

'People Think This Whole QAnon Conspiracy Theory Is A Prank On Trump Supporters'
Last month, an Italian leftist activist collective called the Wu Ming Foundation pointed to a book they published in the ’90s that is shockingly similar to QAnon.

In 1999, Roberto Bui, Giovanni Cattabriga, Federico Guglielmi, and Luca Di Meo, writing under the name "Luther Blissett," published an Italian novel called Q.

Luther Blissett was a name regularly adopted in the ’90s by leftists, anarchists, and general troublemakers in Italy. It was used for staging all kinds of pranks. The Luther Blissetts in different cities would occasionally communicate by phone, but for the most part the project just spread organically. Think of it like an analogue Guy Fawkes Anonymous mask.

Three of the authors behind Luther Blissett — Bui, Cattabriga, and Guglielmi — told BuzzFeed News that the Blissett project was "a network of activists, artists and cultural agitators who all shared the name 'Luther Blissett.'"

They now operate under the name "Wu Ming" or "No Name."

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"Coincidences are hard to ignore," Bui, Cattabriga, and Guglielmi said. "Dispatches signed 'Q' allegedly coming from some dark meanders of top state power, exactly like in our book."

They also pointed to the fact that the Q from the QAnon community is described almost exactly like Luther Blissett used to be described, "an entity of about 10 people that have high security clearance."

One of the most popular theories in the QAnon community is that John F. Kennedy Jr. faked his own death in 1999 and became QAnon, which is also the year Q was first published.

"We can't say for sure that it's an homage," they said. "But one thing is almost certain: our book has something to do with it. It may have started as some sort of, er, 'fan fiction' inspired by our novel, and then quickly became something else."

...

"Let us take for granted, for a while, that QAnon started as a prank in order to trigger right-wing weirdos and have a laugh at them. There's no doubt it has long become something very different. At a certain level it still sounds like a prank. But who's pulling it on whom?" they said.

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