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Jamiet99uk (443 D)
07 Jun 16 UTC
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Daily Bible Verses
Look, buddy - this is the word of the Lord.

http://the-toast.net/2016/06/06/bible-verses-where-behold-has-been-replaced-with-look-buddy/
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SantaClausowitz (360 D)
07 Jun 16 UTC
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Remember that story about the Ukranian pilot that downed MH-17?
Refresher
https://www.rt.com/news/217295-mh17-ukraine-military-plane/
https://www.rt.com/news/216871-ukraine-military-mh17-report/
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/dec/25/mh17-russia-claims-to-have-airfield-witness-who-blames-ukrainian-pilot
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peterlund (1310 D (G))
04 Jun 16 UTC
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Gordon Brown "Lead not leave"
An excellent and important statement for civilisation:
https://youtu.be/gPX9MLALjAE
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Al Swearengen (0 D X)
30 May 16 UTC
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The Truth about Matthew Shepard
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/26/the-truth-behind-americas-most-famous-gay-hate-murder-matthew-shepard
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Valis2501 (2585 D (G))
11 Mar 16 UTC
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The 2016 Local Tournament - Round 2
The full ruleset is available here: https://tinyurl.com/webDip2016local-rules
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Smokey Gem (184 D)
03 Jun 16 UTC
Dumb Questions
How do you get the game ID number ??
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Tolstoy (1958 D)
04 Jun 16 UTC
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The Death of a Real Legend
Muhammad Ali, Greatest Heavyweight Boxer Ever, Civil Rights Activist, Draft Resistor, and America's Most Famous Muslim, dead at 74.
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lucas100 (0 D X)
05 Jun 16 UTC
Buy fake and real passport,drivers license,id card
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lucas100 (0 D X)
05 Jun 16 UTC
Buy Passport,Drivers License,Id Card
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TrPrado (461 D Mod)
26 May 16 UTC
Captain Hydra
To kick off our long anticipated Marvel thread, Steve Rogers is a member of Hydra now, and it may not be as horrible as people think.
Valis2501 (2585 D (G))
26 May 16 UTC
posting title spoilers is kind of a kick in the dick...

Also I don't mind it. I think it's more interesting than "indestructible and incorruptible guy might not come out OK ... THIS time!"
TrPrado (461 D Mod)
26 May 16 UTC
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So people are freaking out about Captain America: Steve Rogers #1 ending with Rogers possibly killing Jack Flag and saying "Hail Hydra." But let's look at the rest of the comic. "Anyone can be a hero" permeates at the start and end. For Steve, one such hero was a Depression-era member of the New York branch of Hydra. Jack Flag was also a hero when Steve was fighting Baron Zemo and about to lose. Before pushing Jack out of the ship, he apologizes. Steve fought Zemo at the end, and is highly upset by Red Skull convincing a young man to die for the message of Hydra. And before engaging Zemo, the Baron is talking about how he wants to fight the Red Skull for the soul of Hydra, to which Rogers responds by saying "Let me save you the trouble." Perhaps the old Cap sees a divided Hydra, an organization which took him in and protected him in his desperation, and wants to take advantage by fighting for its soul against the likes of Red Skull and Baron Zemo. He disposed of Jack Flag because this isn't something for Jack to be a part of, possibly protecting him. Steve Rogers wasn't raised with German Nazism, and he wants to bring Hydra away from that ideology. Thoughts?
TrPrado (461 D Mod)
26 May 16 UTC
Call me Draymond Green.
I read the title, and nothing else and I only have this to say: You suck TrPrado. Go spoil things somewhere else.
TrPrado (461 D Mod)
27 May 16 UTC
;)
It's like half the reason people are reading the comic.
TrPrado (461 D Mod)
27 May 16 UTC
If it weren't spoiled for me I would never have read a Captain America comic.
Valis2501 (2585 D (G))
27 May 16 UTC
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He was interrupted mid-sentence. What he was TRYING to say was "Hail Hydroponics."

That's right: Captain America's been a secret pothead for 75 years. All the signs are there! Falling asleep for long periods of time, always getting into fights with his drunk friend, carrying a Frisbee around 24-7, always being amazed at things like cell phones and polio vaccine.
TrPrado (461 D Mod)
27 May 16 UTC
Being a member of Hydra is the most interesting thing about Captain America by far. If this is only temporary I'll lose a lot of respect for Marvel. I want to see Steve Rogers become the leader of Hydra and stay in that position and adopt a new title, giving Sam Wilson the only Captain America title.
TrPrado (461 D Mod)
27 May 16 UTC
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If you look up "Captain America" you'll see a ton of articles that spoil it right off. This is the only thing in the comic people are talking about. If you look for it at all, you'll find everyone around saying "OH MY GOD HE'S IN HYDRA THIS RUINS EVERYTHING!!!!!"
CommanderByron (863 D (S))
27 May 16 UTC
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Just saying everyone who is mad about a character getting a new character arc needs to stfu. Who knows what is happening here, we could see Steve play double agent and destroy Hydra from within. We could see Steve become a major villain in the Marvel Universe leaving Sam Wilson to take up the mantle permanently, or we could see some other very creative and respectable plot twist. We are at a point where new heroes are rinsing and repeating old powers and stories; maybe taking a hero like Captain America turning him into a villain and giving way for a similar yet new charcter to take his place could be revitalizing to the comic industry. It could also be a clear message that just because a person claims to represent something in this case "America" doesn't mean that they do. We could see a new hero challenge Cap for his title under the message that "Just because something was supported for decades doesn;t mean it should be supported today" very deep and the type of political message Marvel has come synonymous with.
JamesYanik (548 D)
27 May 16 UTC
@CB in this specific instance I'll agree with you, but a lot of charactes in and out of the marvel universe have been ruined by their original creators. I think this twist is interesting and not at all done as a rash decision, but I'm not going to look forward to the multitude of fanfiction shit that's going to float around wanting pivots on EVERY character that I happen to support (especially marvel)

And trust me... They're coming
TrPrado (461 D Mod)
27 May 16 UTC
I think it'll be more about the idea that "anyone can be a hero" even members of Hydra. It's the idea that even if you associate a group with major evil, its people can still do heroic deeds, which was hinted at in the back of Steve's mind throughout.
CommanderByron (863 D (S))
27 May 16 UTC
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Fan-Fic: Captain America moves to Hydra to battle the new fascist government of the United States. Trump would be the main antagonist, and istead of the Red Skull he could be the Orange Scalp
KingCyrus (516 D)
27 May 16 UTC
One major criticism for this, to argue against the "developing story arc" argument, is that very few superheroes are left who were truly all good. While I understand that it is unrealistic, the one or two who stood out as a paragon was a good thing. You could just about always trust Cap to do the right thing.
TrPrado (461 D Mod)
27 May 16 UTC
Is Hydra inherently evil? Everyone assumes Hydra changes the nature of Steve Rogers, but could it not be the other way around?
CommanderByron (863 D (S))
27 May 16 UTC
@KC- I can see that frustration but still we have no idea what the story will be this could be Cap doing the right thing for the situation. I.e doing the wrong thing for the right reasons. We just don't know. I think people should wait until the series runs its course before we cast serious judgement.
TrPrado (461 D Mod)
27 May 16 UTC
In other Marvel related news, the main villain of the Spider-Man movie is going to be Vulture, played by Michael Keaton. That's probably an even greater outrage.
JamesYanik (548 D)
27 May 16 UTC
Prado get over it, it's not like anyone watches spiderman movies anyways
TrPrado (461 D Mod)
27 May 16 UTC
Yeah but the MCU Spider-Man is enjoyable and Vulture is one of the dumbest villains I can think of.
Lethologica (203 D)
27 May 16 UTC
When in doubt, assume Cap is actually good (because, among other things, it's hard to be enough of a double agent to fool Mjolnir) and the story will warp itself around that basic fact.

That or someone stupid hit Cap with a mind-control ray.
CommanderByron (863 D (S))
27 May 16 UTC
I think vulture is a good choice to establish a Spider-Man and make a believable story. His first major outing against a villain should be someone easy. So he can get a feel for the superheroinh business. The. The second movie could be something like green goblin and the third can be venom and then if we get a fourth I'd love to see carnage finally on screen.
fourofswords (544 D)
27 May 16 UTC
Damn! I wanted to start the Marvel thread. My own bad. Anyway, where is Steve Rogers with Hydra? In the comics or in the movies?
TrPrado (461 D Mod)
28 May 16 UTC
Comics. Captain America: Steve Rogers #1
TrPrado (461 D Mod)
28 May 16 UTC
The second issue will come out in about a month. Also coming out in June is the first issue of Civil War II which apparently will have the two Captain Americas fighting against each other, as Sam Wilson will be on Iron Man's side, and Steve Rogers will be on Captain Marvel's side.
Valis2501 (2585 D (G))
28 May 16 UTC
Did Iron Man switch sides or is he on the same side now? I read the Daily Bugle they put out and it didn't have ANY actual content or explanation...
CommanderByron (863 D (S))
28 May 16 UTC
I wonder who will play the "spiderman" role from Civwar 1? Like who is going to switch sides mid war.
Valis2501 (2585 D (G))
28 May 16 UTC
https://imgur.com/G9Wjooz
TrPrado (461 D Mod)
28 May 16 UTC
Sarah Rogers is holding a red napkin. Elisa Sinclair things are not all the red in those memories. Also, that would be a pretty slow acting brainwashing considering he still thought of Red Skull as an adversary. And Hydra already had captured that scientist, and Steve was fighting the one who captured him. #CapIsHydra #GetOverIt #SorryNotSorry
Octavious (1720 D)
28 May 16 UTC
Desperate Dan could defeat all of Hydra before you could say cow pie.

I'm dragged into watching some of this... erm... high art by the other half who is genuinely keen. The Captain America: Civil Disagreement was entertaining enough, I guess, although quite how that ties in with Agents of Shield and Hydra's adoption of the putty men from Power Rangers I don't know.

It's all gone downhill since the cartoons of the 80s/90s
TrPrado (461 D Mod)
28 May 16 UTC
Does Helmut Zemo have a title of nobility? Was his father a Nazi? These are things we need to know.
TrPrado (461 D Mod)
03 Jun 16 UTC
Civil War II #1 is out and wow that looks like it could be good.
fourofswords (544 D)
04 Jun 16 UTC
@TrPrado: I will try to research these Qs. I'm pretty sure baron Zemo was a golden Age foe of Captain America's. comicbookdb.com is pretty good research site, but you have to click on each link to see a cover.
TrPrado (461 D Mod)
04 Jun 16 UTC
Oh, I was referring to the MCU Helmut Zemo. The comic book Helmut Zemo was born into nobility, and he and his father have loyalties to Hydra, neither of which were stated in his cinematic appearance in Civil War.
fourofswords (544 D)
04 Jun 16 UTC
Right. I forgot you meant MCU. The comic book Zemo also was a Nazi, that is the one who appeared first in Avengers #4 in a flashback. He apparently wasn't used in the Golden Age.


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kasimax (243 D)
03 Jun 16 UTC
i'm turning 20 today
who's up for a game?

20 point buy-in, gunboat, 36-hour phases, semi-anon, open draw votes. sign up inside.
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ZoranBabicKreten (352 D)
25 May 16 UTC
Advice - solo or not
http://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=178613

Should i stay or should i go? I'm Russia in this one, any advice?
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eturnage (500 D (B))
01 Jun 16 UTC
Using a convoy to make units trade places
The diplomacy rules allow units to trade places when a convoy is involved for one or both units. Does the our software recognize this or is there a bug that makes the units bounce?
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krellin (80 D X)
27 May 16 UTC
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Call me a Dirty So-N-So IX: Guess Who's Peeing Next to YOU?
See Below....
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yoak (1417 D)
01 Jun 16 UTC
Checkmarks and "Ready"
All the time, people claim to see who has marked themselves "Ready" in a game. The only thing that I can see is the checkmark next to powers, which, unless I'm mistaken, means that you have saved moves and won't NMR, but not that you're "Ready" and will process as soon as others all "Ready."

Is there something they see that I don't? Or is this just a broad misconception of what that indicates?
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Novorossija (163 D)
02 Jun 16 UTC
new battle
Opened the battle "nice and quick". Classic, random. We're waiting the last player
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brainbomb (325 D)
01 Jun 16 UTC
They're taking the hobbits to Isengard
fun
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waylon531 (100 D)
02 Jun 16 UTC
Multiple people from same IP
Both my brother (epicspartan098) and I are playing from the same IP. We will not play any public games together.
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leon1122 (170 D)
31 May 16 UTC
To be a woman or a wom*n
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/melbourne-university-student-union-votes-to-change-womn-spelling-back-to-woman/news-story/45dd298c4d0050ce5649157b2f1afa08?nk=230de4ddfc4e7a1aba69d7306836019d-1464681406
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trustworthyally (100 D)
28 May 16 UTC
World Game
I've got a new world game happening.
http://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=179434
Starts 18 hours from now, has 12 hour phases.
All messaging allowed with anonymous players.
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captainmeme (1589 D Mod)
21 May 16 UTC
June 4th London FtF
Calling all UK WebDippers (or people willing to travel here)!

Is there any interest for a Face to Face game in London on Saturday, June 4th, probably from about midday onwards?
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Yoyoyozo (182 D)
15 May 16 UTC
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Mafia XX Signups
This Thread is for signing up to play the the 20th Mafia game. Sign-ups below. Beware that this will be a 17 person game, so if you would like a spot, you should sign up as soon as possible.
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Blaz_Adam (81 D X)
30 May 16 UTC
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Triple Entente Vs Triple Alliance
Anyone interested?
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Blaz_Adam (81 D X)
30 May 16 UTC
WW style
Is anyone interested in a WW style game? England, France and Russia Vs Germany, Austria and Italy. Turkey can go either way
18 replies
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Randomizer (104 D)
28 May 16 UTC
Cell Phone radiation study with rats
http://www.cnn.com/2016/05/27/health/cell-phone-radiation-cancer-study/
Study finds that rats that used cell phones lived longer than rats that don't.
4 replies
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Al Swearengen (0 D X)
28 May 16 UTC
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Provable Differences Between the Sexes
In this thread we won't discuss the differences between the sexes.

14 replies
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Valis2501 (2585 D (G))
28 May 16 UTC
Free, Open, Good positions for the taking
As above, below
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AtomicOrangutan (80 D)
28 May 16 UTC
Join the live game
gameID=179403

Only four more people needed
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CommanderByron (863 D (S))
25 May 16 UTC
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Question
Is it socially acceptable to go to a buffet alone? Discuss.
30 replies
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AtomicOrangutan (80 D)
27 May 16 UTC
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New game
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