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Old 05-22-09, 01:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Groucho View Post
Yes, I picked France because people on this forum (most of whom have never been there) are constantly criticizing it as some sort of hellhole.
Kind sir, I would have you know that I have been there and they confiscated my carribeener at the airport two days ago. I have reason to hate them!
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Paine was my first thought but I went with Marx too
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Well I guess I'm pretty much done for not picking France.
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Originally Posted by JasonF View Post
I, too, picked France because France-bashing is never unpopular.

Are we going to have figured out the final scores before the Bus gets back from his long weekend?
Just for the people not smart enough to get the Friday before a 3 day weekend off.
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Stupid second amendment!

I thought guns can't be discussed here!

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Old 05-22-09, 01:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Pharoh View Post
Who did you guys pick for the thinker question? Machiavelli, Hobbes/Kant/Locke, Paine, or one of the Russians?


Or none of the above?

I went with Keynes given the current economic approach.
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Re: Politics & World Events Sheep, Round 1 A Forum Game

Originally Posted by Pharoh View Post
Who did you guys pick for the thinker question? Machiavelli, Hobbes/Kant/Locke, Paine, or one of the Russians?


Or none of the above?
Marx, especially since our current president has made him fashionable again.
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Old 05-22-09, 01:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Red Dog View Post
I went with Keynes given the current economic approach.
I've had Adam Smith on the brain for a long time for similar reasons.
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Old 05-22-09, 01:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Mordred View Post
I've had Adam Smith on the brain for a long time for similar reasons.
That one crossed my mind as did Ayn Rand and Milton Friedman, given this forum's strong libertarian presence.

Marx sounds like a winner though. Unfortunately, I didn't think far left enough.
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Originally Posted by Red Dog View Post
I went with Keynes given the current economic approach.
I almost did, but I didn't think that enough people on this forum would pick him, so I went with another answer that will get me zero points, I think.
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I went with Marx. I'm gonna need to make up like 10 points somewhere along the line. Don't think it's gonna happen.
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Originally Posted by Red Dog View Post
I went with Keynes given the current economic approach.
at least I'm not alone
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I assume most people pick Libertarian for 3rd party?

Who'd yall pick for ally? England?
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I assume most people pick Libertarian for 3rd party?

Who'd yall pick for ally? England?
The United Kingdom, which I assume will match with England.
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or Great Brittain? Wonder how picky The Bus is
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Re: Politics & World Events Sheep, Round 1 A Forum Game

You guys are doing it wrong.
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You left us. We had to have something to discuss. The answers are already submitted so what's the harm in discussing.

Plus, I don't really know how it works in other forums so I'm doing it my way
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My prediction is that JasonF will win, unless he makes a colossal error like I did
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Re: Politics & World Events Sheep, Round 1 A Forum Game

What I'm seeing here is that while most people may not think France is on the wrong track, they all voted for France because they figured everybody else would think they were on the wrong track, or would just pick them because they are universally unpopular?

That's pretty funny.
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Originally Posted by Red Dog View Post
I went with Keynes given the current economic approach.
Same. The name has been in the news so much I figured more people would chose him. France is gonna take me out of the first place tie .
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My prediction is that JasonF will win, unless he makes a colossal error like I did
Hey! Making colossal errors in sheep games is my thing! Get your own schtick!
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Re: Politics & World Events Sheep, Round 1 A Forum Game

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What I'm seeing here is that while most people may not think France is on the wrong track, they all voted for France because they figured everybody else would think they were on the wrong track, or would just pick them because they are universally unpopular?

That's pretty funny.
Exactly. It's not about picking the right or most correct answer but the most common answer (which could be for any reason). In that case, everyone in this forum (except for excentris) seems to hate France, so it was an easy pick.
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Originally Posted by spainlinx0 View Post
What I'm seeing here is that while most people may not think France is on the wrong track, they all voted for France because they figured everybody else would think they were on the wrong track, or would just pick them because they are universally unpopular?

That's pretty funny.
and they took my carabiner
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Hey! Making colossal errors in sheep games is my thing! Get your own schtick!
You'll probably be in the lead until it is revealed you picked bhk in question 13.
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I got profiled at the Madrid airport which would put Spain in the running, but I don't even care about that, I just want my carabiner back
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