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Old October 23rd, 2012 (11:40 PM).
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Oh you know us. We Americans take things for granted. v_v

Also insert other stuff here but frankly I am not in the mood for it and should be heading to sleep.

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Old October 23rd, 2012 (11:50 PM).
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Go to sleep then, its almost 4pm for me though...
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Old October 24th, 2012 (4:59 AM).
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sounds like we're 12 hours apart then.

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Old October 24th, 2012 (5:34 AM).
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You Americans should be happy that elections exist in the USA. There are countries that there is no free elections, eg. the communist countries.
You sure you don't mean dictatorships? Because they are not the same thing.

Here we have a couple of major parties opposing each other, alternatively winning each two elections or so, another that stands in the middle and does coalitions with whoever wins and two left-winged small parties who get a very small amount of votes. (It's also really a disaster that absent votes were around 40% in the last elections. Fourty-effing-percent!)
It's not that the Portuguese politicians are really good anyways. The one we have is doing a royal piece of crap, but well... the alternatives weren't really any better. Half of them can't be taken seriously.

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Old October 24th, 2012 (6:23 AM).
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You sure you don't mean dictatorships? Because they are not the same thing.

Here we have a couple of major parties opposing each other, alternatively winning each two elections or so, another that stands in the middle and does coalitions with whoever wins and two left-winged small parties who get a very small amount of votes. (It's also really a disaster that absent votes were around 40% in the last elections. Fourty-effing-percent!)
It's not that the Portuguese politicians are really good anyways. The one we have is doing a royal piece of crap, but well... the alternatives weren't really any better. Half of them can't be taken seriously.

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Hmm. Sounds exactly like here. Except the middle party is smaller than the small left-wing ones so the two majority giants have to negotiate support with the local independentist parties from Catalonia or the Basque Country. It's very logical to try and get support for the Spanish Government from parties who want their territories to become independent from Spain, but there you go.

Oh, and I'm pretty sure Franco and Salazar weren't communists precisely @Snor. Otherwise the US wouldn't have called them "friends" despite being cruel dictators who never held a single election during decades. Same goes for every US-backed South-American dictator (AKA all of them ever except Fidel).
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Old October 24th, 2012 (7:00 AM).
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That communism comment made be seriously cringe.
/someone who believes communism in a way could be a very functional thing if done properly and with care


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Old October 25th, 2012 (11:44 PM).
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Well done, Sandshrew man!
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Ahthankyou Ah, finally friday. I better have no homework.
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Old October 26th, 2012 (3:55 AM).
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I was really scared going into high school about the sheer amount of homework i would have. But luckily, i dont have that much and if i had any, i do it in latin.
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Has no idea what High School is and what latin is.
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Latin is the language that served as the root for 75% of the European languages.

And a High School is... uh... such a commonplace thing I don't really know how to describe it since everybody usually knows what it is XD

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I'm still not sure what age you're in when you're in High School xD Like... 13 or 16?

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I started High School when I was 13, almost 14. Graduated when I was 17, almost 18. Yup.
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Old October 26th, 2012 (9:05 AM).
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I started High School when I was 13, almost 14. Graduated when I was 17, almost 18. Yup.
And this man here, being born in the summer, was on the young side for a graduating class's people.
As an example from the opposite end of the school year calendar, I was 14 (almost 15) when I started high school, and was 18 and well on my way to my 19th birthday when I graduated.

Of course, the high school we Americans refer to is different from the high school the British refer to. The British graduate from "high school" about the age that we enter our "high school". Our equivalent to their high school we usually call either middle school or junior high school.

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Same situation with the word "college". For Americans it means university, and for the British it is high school (aka years 10,11 and 12 - 14/15 to 17/18 years old)

The high school "system" in my country is the same as in Britain - I went in at 14 years old and finished it at 17 years old (since I'm born in December)

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I like the way that mini-frock thingy moves. In your ^ avi.

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That's what Tara was talking about, then. If so, then good for her. Congrats. :D

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I gotta say, BW2 is filled to the brim with badass moments.
Just beat Corless in the championship and went on the plasma frigate for the first time.

Everything is pulled off so weeeeellll.




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