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Old 11-15-2005, 01:20 AM   #1
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Vote for Bono as Time Person of the Year

Time is running a vote on who should be Person of the year. Mother Nature? IS winning but Bono is second.

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Old 11-15-2005, 01:29 AM   #2
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I didn't know mother nature was a person.
Bono is second though.

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They do non-people all the time. In 1982, it was the computer. And just last year, they picked George W. Bush.
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Old 11-15-2005, 07:24 AM   #4
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Mother Nature...damn, that's a great name for a song!

Go Bono Go!!!

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Originally posted by typhoon
They do non-people all the time. In 1982, it was the computer. And just last year, they picked George W. Bush.
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Bono is in second place behind Mother Nature, the only one close...well they do say he is close to God.
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Now Bono and Mother Nature are tied on 28% each.
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Ian McCulloch the U2 fan:
"Who buys U2 records anyway? It's just music for plumbers and bricklayers. Bono, what a slob. You'd think with all that climbing about he does, he'd look real fit and that. But he's real fat, y'know. Reminds me of a soddin' mountain goat."
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Old 11-15-2005, 04:10 PM   #8
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Bono's got the lead now - 35% to 26%
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^ Ditto
Into the heart of a child...
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i hope we can only vote once it seems like a lot of polls involving Bono/U2 suddenly get flooded by a ton of U2 fans and the result isn't exactly 'realistic'.
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didn't TIME have "Endangered Mother Earth" as person of the year in, like, 1990?

it should be Mother Nature.

Katrina was the beginning of the end of the Bush presidency, and the Tsunami was a global catastrophe of biblical proportions.

and, sadly, no one even talks about the Pakistan earthquale.
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Old 11-15-2005, 05:07 PM   #12
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Vote for Bono!!! Mother Nature - What kind of inspiring story would that be???? GO BONO. GO BONO!
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OK my computer must be screwed up because I could have sworn the poll just said J.K.Rowling was ahead with 58% of the votes. Please tell me I'm mistaken. Hairy Pooter is the most important thing? I don't liXes that at all.
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Old 11-15-2005, 06:14 PM   #14
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Oh FFS. JK Rowling IS winning. By a considerable margin. Trust her whiny little pre-teen fans to crawl out of the woodwork just when Bono was catching up. Don't get me wrong, I like JK Rowling and I like her books, but she is nowhere near the most important person of 2005.
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Just thinking about what Bono has said about himself recently in the rolling stone magazine , how some people are sick of hearing about him, he says, "I'm sick of Bono". I can't help but think that he's flattered by being mentioned for Time magazine, the Nobel Peace Price and such, but probably would prefer not to have more attention drawn to him again.
After all, he knows he's man of the year to thousands of us already, don't need a magazine cover to let him know that. He'd rather have our attention focused on the issues that matter to him.

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