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Old 09-16-2002, 10:21 PM   #1
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Should the U.S. Re-Colonize Under The British Empire, or Commonwealth, or whatever...

...it's called now? Or maybe under the European Union?

Maybe then we will quit misbehavin'.
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I'm all for it, because then U2 would release singles here, and I wouldn't have to order them from Australia!!
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yes Bama, if we only followed the example of our European friends we would learn how to live in peace and harmony!

Bama, you must have been thrilled to see Spurrier and his boys get treated like UN weapons inspectors tonight!
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Bama, you must have been thrilled to see Spurrier and his boys get treated like UN weapons inspectors tonight!
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Isn't it a U.N. Weapons violation for the D.C. police to go spray Philadelphia's bench with pepperspray, just because the Eagles are beating the Redskins 37-7???

Best Madden observation of tonight's game: "Here's the kind of guy, when both of is feet are off the ground, there's no traction!"

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Re: Should the U.S. Re-Colonize Under The British Empire, or Commonwealth, or whatever...

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...it's called now? Or maybe under the European Union?

Maybe then we will quit misbehavin'.
Take into account that the policies of the European Union and of some of its member states are - nearly, but practically really - as bad as the U.S. (its just that everythingīs a little bigger where you are living).

Take into account that we were already fighting over an acre of land when the U.S. didnīt exist.

I know that you meant it more like a joke, but I wanted to answer you seriously.
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Wonderful. Then I could pay the domestic fees for grad school.
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Old 09-17-2002, 06:40 PM   #8
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This is what makes me laugh. The US spent so many years trying to separate from the commomwealth but like half the tv shows in the states were originally in europe. Like American Idol (Pop Idol), Survivour (Expidition Robinson or something), Weakest Link and stuff.
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huh? that's like half the shows? no, but glad you pointed it out, those shows suck so bad, I'm glad we can blame Europe for their existence
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Maybe not half the shows. But a few major ones. It just seems the US has tried so hard to separate themselves from europe and then they go copy their lousy tv shows! I think there are more shows and stuff I just cant remember them.
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there are a couple of shows out of hundreds, they seem to be quite the novelty, that's true, many have slipped in the ratings, however

and of course, no US shows have been copied by the rest of the world...

and it's not about trying to copy and be just like the Europeans, producers notice what works and if the formula works there, they figure they'll give it a try here
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I am no expert on the import/export ratio of American movies and television shows, but I would guess that we export a lot more than we "copy," Ravenstar; but if you want to believe that half or most or all of our shows are done so that we can be more like Europeans, then go on thinking that.

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Maybe then we will quit misbehavin'.
neh,
example: if the US had been part of the European Union Bill Clinton would still have been a perv (with less publicity, but still a perv)
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One of the very best shows on television, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, is a Brit import.
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