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105 Responses to How to Direct Traffic in Iraq

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    buddy Male 30-39
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    September 11, 2007 at 2:04 am
    Link: How to Direct Traffic in Iraq - Yep, that`ll get the cars to move into the proper lane.
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    Shisi Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 2:25 am
    Haha. That would scare me enough to switch lanes!
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    Tjames Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 2:27 am
    Its all to keep a low risk of suicide bombers...

    Since most muslims arent terrorist the guy in the car was probably going

    0_0 wtf...

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    DellSucks Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 2:28 am
    Oh yeah, well what if I don`t want to get the- WOAH Ok no problem officer!
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    derangedingo Male 13-17
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    September 11, 2007 at 2:52 am
    That`s how ya do it! *thumbs up*

    Well... not really, but if I did that every day, got 4 hours of sleep, slept in a smelly room with other people, was in a war, ate bad food, didn`t shower often, and had to tote around tons of crap every where I went,
    It`d be worth a shot.

    besides, directing traffic is a pain, especially when the only language the people you`re directing understand is Arabic and Bullets

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    LrdSalsberry Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 2:59 am
    I wonder if the car ever doesn`t turn out of the lane fast enough.
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    AmyNicoleduh Female 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 3:01 am
    I guess that works.
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    tourettes Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 4:09 am
    iraq stinks
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    marvinius Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 4:33 am
    US stinks
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    marvinius Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 4:34 am
    they can`t even control traffic without resorting to violence... how sad is that...
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    jebler Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 4:45 am
    arabic and bullets? bullets are a language now? i thought they were a tool mostly used to kill living things. i hole someone someday says hi to you in bullet language, in the face.

    iraq sticks? for people who have only lived in cooler places in the world it might not be a nice place to live but that only from an outsiders point of view. a small part of the people who live ther are causing trouble resisting the changes to the government but that doesnt mean they are all bad people. that doesnt mean the ones resisting are bad people. they have a deferent culture. right and wrong are not absolute they are matters of opinion. im not saying i support terrorists just that i can see it from both sides.

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    neoretro Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 4:45 am
    marvinius, if you`re in the middle of suicide-car-bomb-land, you`d draw your gun too just in case. letting a suspicious car speed through not only puts that soldier at risk, but his squad as well. don`t be an idiot
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    truckless Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 5:18 am
    iraq sticks? i`ll take three please...
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    notapervert Male 13-17
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    September 11, 2007 at 5:31 am
    lol
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    Darkness9 Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 5:45 am
    Before anyone else says "Oh frigging violent US soldiers.." alright.. next time a car comes rushing at you and the risk of car bombing is 200 percent.. let it blow the crap out of you...

    And for those of you that say "oh what could he have done with bullets against a car.." He had an M203 grenade launcher... he`d blow you up.

    Saw this video a long time ago. Friend showed it to me. I laughed.

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    marvinius Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 5:47 am
    @neoretro maybe then the soldier and his squad should go home where they belong...they were not invited in the first place...
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    marvinius Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 5:50 am
    and please don`t give me the "we americans must bring security and freedom to the rest of the world" crap....all you do is poking waspnests with a stick like a silly little child...if you would leave the rest of the world alone you wouldn`t have to fear terrorists..think about that when you vote the next idiot for president...
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    843 Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 6:13 am
    I actually guessed the video accurately from the caption O_o

    Anyway, the Iraq and US conflict started when US decided to play the hero who`d save the world from evil dictators. The result? Iraqis now have to live in constant fear and tension. Terrorism becomes prevalent, as well as the death of many US soldiers. Why can`t people just stop being a busybody and mind their own business?

    For over 50 years the US has been going around the world attacking dictators, not for what they have done, but for what Adolph Hitler did 60 years ago. American scholars study dictators only to document their evilness. There is no attempt to understand dictators and the societies that produce them.

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    neoretro Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 6:13 am
    marvinius, that`s not up to the soldier to decide -- he`s there doing his job as best he can. either way, try not to twist the topic into a direction it shouldn`t even go in, especially so prematurely.
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    DrugMunky Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 6:24 am
    Risk of bombing "200%"? Wtf, did you flunk out of maths? It looked to me like he was just overtaking, but still funny as hell how fast he got back in lane!
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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 6:34 am
    the languages of "arabic and bullets" LMAO! awesome comment.
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    catbarf Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 6:57 am
    Hooray for 843.

    Darkness 9, 200% chance of bombing means all of a sudden a second car spontaneously appears next to the first and they both blow up :P

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    i-am-emo Female 70 & Over
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    September 11, 2007 at 7:00 am
    i saved up all my pocket money to buy an iraq stick but my mum said they were to dangerous
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    i-am-emo Female 70 & Over
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    September 11, 2007 at 7:02 am
    before you start screaming your objections at me i would just like to state that in my opinion "i fear dolphins" and thats all i have to say on that topic
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    tgirl149 Female 13-17
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    September 11, 2007 at 7:16 am
    shooting ppl is normal now, like a new trend thats sweepin the nation!! violence is as normal as breathing now
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    greenday551 Male 13-17
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    September 11, 2007 at 8:05 am
    marvinius your an idiot.....


    if they didnt do that and he was a muslim then he had a very good reason

    Your probally saying ah hes a racsist.....well

    the muslim religion says to kill the infadells

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    marvinius Male 18-29
    357 posts
    September 11, 2007 at 8:32 am
    ^greenday551

    male,13-17, southern US.....what do i have to say more...

    1.i do not say that he is a racist. i know that he is only doing his job. i`m just sick of the general situation that war is going on and that people on both sides suffer and die for absolutely idiotic reasons...

    2.islam like almost any other religion teaches not to kill anyone. only fundamentalists teach to kill the infidels but this is because they themselve manipulate people and claim to act on behalf of their religion but this is also not true...

    3.nevertheless it would be more peaceful and civilized to leave those people alone and let them develop and learn for themselves instead of rushing in and pointing guns at them. this will definitely not help them appreciate your point of view.

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    deaf_woman Male 30-39
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    September 11, 2007 at 8:33 am
    i bet he wouldn`t have the heart to shoot, if it was the batmobile. Oops, didn`t mean to help the terrorists.
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    nicholelibra Female 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 8:35 am
    I think that the other poster meant to say that there was a 66% chance of it being a suicide bomber, as in twice the chance of it being a bomber than not.
    Even though I don`t agree with this war, I can understand where the soldier in the video was coming from. When the only thing that stands between your body and a ton of steel and rubber is 300 feet and a grenade launcher, it makes you react. The soldier used restraint. It`s not as if he shot first and then asked questions later. (Actually, if he did chances are there would be nothing left to ask.) All it takes is one radical bomber to cut out of line and seriously hurt many.
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    Crunchbite Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 8:59 am
    He means that its 200% more likely to be a suicide bomber. And `if you didnt flunk out of maths` you would know what that means. for those of you that did, it means that its twice as likely to be a suicide bomber than it would usually be.
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    nicholelibra Female 18-29
    663 posts
    September 11, 2007 at 9:08 am
    ^^^^^^^^^^Not when you`re dealing with probability. You`re talking about percents, and the highest being 100, or 1 as a whole (i.e., parts of a pie). 2:1 chance is 66.66% vs. 33.33%. As in the chance of it being a bomber is twice as high as it not. Do you ever hear a weatherman say that there`s a 200% chance of rain? No, because it`s impossible and stupid.
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    marchhare123 Male 30-39
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    September 11, 2007 at 9:36 am
    Also what was that little "robot" or whatevere that was further down the road? It looked like one of those robots they use for defusing bombs.. I was thinking there was maybe something going on just off the road and he was trying to keep people from coming on that side of the road.
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    BabiiGirl93 Female 13-17
    441 posts
    September 11, 2007 at 9:55 am
    deaf_woman....lol ur comment reminded me of the Colbert Report.. :D
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    ZenDragon Female 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 10:01 am
    When all else fails, use guns? Pff.
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    hoobaga Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 10:25 am
    hey if it wasn`t for the americans i`d probably be speaking japanese. And you europeans would be speaking German and sticking out your hand all day.
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    DAC06 Male 13-17
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    September 11, 2007 at 10:25 am
    lmao
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    nessaculnamo Female 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 10:27 am
    That would probably make me crash, not change the lane.
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    Pyro_Raver Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 10:27 am
    +Sigh+ Can`t we just commen on the video without taking the piss out on Americans? Yes a M203 attached and the business end pointed at someone will make them do what you want, but a Bradly main cannon works just as well.
    Marvinius-
    male,13-17, southern US.....what do i have to say more...
    This is just as "racist" as what you probaly think I am.
    Do any of you people understand what you have to do to pull out of a country, the logistics, and inventory, making sure you don`t leave any cachs or the like? NO and until you pull your weight and actually help instead of moan from the sidelines your vocie carries little strength to anyone but yourself.
    GOD BLESS AMERICA -9/11-
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    lmaonaise Male 13-17
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    September 11, 2007 at 10:31 am
    you can get 200%, its when something doubles -.-

    i also liked the video. but whats stoppign a bomber exploding as he drives past them?

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    midori05 Female 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 10:45 am
    whoah! barbaric much?
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    WDanC Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 11:06 am
    "barbaric much?"

    You`re a child. That guy didn`t choose to be there, he`s there by the orders of his "superiors" and he can`t just back out of it.

    When your leaders ship you off into a war-torn country where you are hated, I sure hope you`d have the common sense to watch out for your own hide as well.

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    Myxgyglplx Male 30-39
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    September 11, 2007 at 11:17 am
    Wow. Math time.

    If event "B" is 200% more likely to occur than event "A", then "B" would occur 4 times for every occurrence of "A".

    If event "B" is 50% more likely, it occurs 3 times for every 2 occurrences of "A".

    If event "B" is 100% more likely, it occurs 2 times for every occurrence of "A".

    If event "B" is 150% more likely, it occurs 3 times for every occurrence of "A".

    This is completely different from the much simpler concept of calculating the odds of an event happening. If the chance of "B" is 50%, that means it occurs half the time. 100% means it always occurs, etc.

    Oh, and that soldier`s response was completely appropriate to the situation. Anyone who thinks otherwise is an idiot with no concept of reality.

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    bigfatpig Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 11:25 am
    ^^^^^ YAAAAAWWNN. Wake me up when he`s gone.
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    JAXLEY Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 11:28 am
    somehow i doubt that that`s allowed, but ah well it`s a precaution that helps against terrorism, so carry on.
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    RyanF701 Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 12:11 pm
    Marvin, it would be in your best interest to shut up; forever.

    The soldier was following orders, he can`t go home if he wants to, he joined the army, they sent him there and he has to do his job.

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    Grossen Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 1:37 pm
    I can guarantee that there would be fewer accidents in the US if our traffic cops pulled assault rifles on ornery drivers.
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    AKappy Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 1:58 pm
    Marvin- also, terrorists aren`t killing people because the US is "stirring up a hornet`s nest." The terrorist mentality is that every living person who doesn`t serve their (the terrorists`) god is a disgrace and an insult to their entire faith. Therefore, they feel the need to eliminate such people. It has nothing to do with the US specifically, which is why you see terrorist attacks all around the world.
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    Jesus_Wey Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 2:09 pm
    THAT WAS F*CKING COOL! They should do that in the U.S. We got more a**holes here. And leave Iraq alone.
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    caboose117 Male 13-17
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    September 11, 2007 at 3:01 pm
    marvinius, stop being stupid. i could say why, but i know plenty other people will.

    hey hey! merge lanes! i said merge lanes! points gun*

    ohhh that`s wat he meant

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    Dragonfirexz Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 3:06 pm
    Man Jebler, you take things so damn literally, never read a fiction book, that is my advice to you.
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    Dylan5121 Male 13-17
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    September 11, 2007 at 3:10 pm
    marvinius is retarded
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    dodoca Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 3:17 pm
    He was following procedure if he kept coming a warning shot would be issued and if he still kept coming 4 rounds to the engine block but if that did not work they would have a Bradley neutralize the vehicle. at least thats how they do it at check points
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    lexmex Female 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 3:32 pm
    first off, how do we know the guy isnt from england? or even canada?
    does it say somewhere that he is american?

    secondly, i would have probably done the same thing. he used what he had to control the situation and it worked. no one got hurt and everything went smoothly

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    RecycleElf Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 3:44 pm
    haha,

    soldier: omfg it a bug on that mans hood, I`ll get it with my rifle!

    driver: omfg, theres bug on my hood! I bether shake it off!

    *driver goes back into corrwct lane then pulls over to thank the soldier for pointing at the bug with his rifle!

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    XxSpeedy Male 13-17
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    September 11, 2007 at 3:58 pm
    i dont even think he was going in that lane i think he just passed the truck
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    hanna1990 Female 13-17
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    September 11, 2007 at 4:03 pm
    i was about to say the same point as lexmex. Us British are over there aswell, all becasue blair (who isnt even PM anymore!) kisses Bush`s arse! the first thing Gordon Brown should have done when he got PM was get Brits out of there! and try to get everyone else (mind he isdoing a good job of telling bush where to go in a polite way). Its obvious the people of Iraq don`t want our soldiers over there and fer too many soldiers and Iraqi civilians have died
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    horn4231 Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 4:07 pm
    "hey if it wasn`t for the americans i`d probably be speaking japanese. And you europeans would be speaking German and sticking out your hand all day."

    haha, how quickly people forget...

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    Invalok Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 4:13 pm
    I think his reaction time was pretty good and he had the restraint not to actually open fire.
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    Discomonkey Male 13-17
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    September 11, 2007 at 4:38 pm
    lol at horn very good point making

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    Snoogans Male 30-39
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    September 11, 2007 at 5:00 pm
    People + Any Religion + Weapons = Powder Keg....that`s all the math anyone really should care about.
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    Putzpie Male 13-17
    199 posts
    September 11, 2007 at 5:14 pm
    Alright if one more person gets all pissy about the other countries government then just got screw yourself alright? All the people complaining about the other ones government at n00bs and honestly people who are too retarded to talk things out and just punch the hell out of someone for looking at you funny is really sad, I`m just throwin my opinion out there, anyone who says I`m wrong in anyway is just gonna lose.
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    Putzpie Male 13-17
    199 posts
    September 11, 2007 at 5:16 pm
    and too everyone who says violence is normal now, well it`s BEEN normal for as long as forever alright? The only reason it SEEMS as though it`s all that happens is that`s cause the news never reports something good, watch your local news channel and you`ll see only maybe 1 thing that doesn`t have to do with something BAD happening, it`s never good, now I`m not sure where this is going anymore so yeah..... *Flame shield*
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    jinxiejae Female 30-39
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    September 11, 2007 at 5:29 pm
    marnivus, we were minding our own buisness when this crap started. and all of a sudden some one came over here and blew up two scy scrapers. and we would leave the rest of the world alone if only they stop running to us every single time THEY have a problem. a natural disaster they run to us for help, civil war, to us for support one way or another. and yet when we have a problem nobody gives a crap and has this well that what you get attitude, and we have to deal with it ourselves all the while THEY are badgering us about not being more helpful in some negotiation in a religouse war, or land negotiation or what ever pissy little snit they are having with somone else. yeah we resort to violence, thats what happens when every body has worn you down to your last nerve and insists on dancing on it. so before you start preaching on your high horse ask the millions of immagrants that come HERE why they left their perfect country to begin with.
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    jinxiejae Female 30-39
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    September 11, 2007 at 5:29 pm
    .... yeah were drated up but then no more than every body else. so back off.
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    swtdreams285 Female 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 5:42 pm
    ö...I wouldn`t need to be told twice!
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    letsgopoping Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 5:50 pm
    HAHA i knew this pole was going into a political argument... couldn`t anybody just say.. wow what a crazy way to keep trafic going?! or woh thats a crazy gun.. im hungry!
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    Andrew177 Male 13-17
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    September 11, 2007 at 6:01 pm
    Marvinius, you seem to know very little about America. Apparently you think that all Southern American males are rascist rednecks, right? That makes you ignorant...and based on your judgement of him...intolerant.

    Now I have lived in Germany, and I myself am a German-America so I know European culture like the back of my hand.

    Have you read the Koran, it doesn`t say any fixed thing, it`s open to interpretation. Many people interpret it with "All infidels must die" This is UNDENIABLE. You are totally ignorant to not think that Islam is not rampant with violant minded people. Seriously, even European Muslims jump at the chance to burn 10,000 French cars in a few day`s time.

    You are not a spokeman for Islam.

    You know, despite what you`ve said...more people were dying under Saddam`s regime. It`s just the media wasn`t fixiated in that region of the world at the time. It was kind of how we get no media coverage of the Darfur genocides. You have no idea of what`s going on obv

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    sertrbl Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 6:20 pm
    "if you would leave the rest of the world alone you wouldn`t have to fear terrorists..think about that when you vote the next idiot for president..."
    Osama recently sent us a video... "convert or die". it did NOT say "get out or die". they wouldn`t "leave us alone" for simply doing the same for them.

    "Anyway, the Iraq and US conflict started when US decided to play the hero who`d save the world from evil dictators."
    we were protection Israel, and the Muslim nations didnt like that. THEY werent minding THEIR own business. this chain of events can NOT be pinned only on the US.

    "male,13-17, southern US.....what do i have to say more..."
    no. age doesnt mean ignorance. if you have to judge someone by age race or sex, you obviously dont have a good argument.

    also, RecycleElf, that was the funniest thing ive read all day.

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    WMDs-R-Bad Male 13-17
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    September 11, 2007 at 7:00 pm
    Well I liked that video. It was funny.
    I don`t like the math on this topic, however.
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    Brekee Female 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 7:57 pm
    the US does suck. I wish I was European. =(
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    ChickenMan Male 13-17
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    September 11, 2007 at 8:11 pm
    On 9/11/2007 5:50:52 AM marvinius wrote: and please don`t give me the "we americans must bring security and freedom to the rest of the world" crap....all you do is poking waspnests with a stick like a silly little child...if you would leave the rest of the world alone you wouldn`t have to fear terrorists..think about that when you vote the next idiot for president...

    So somehow we caused 9/11?

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    omgitssam Male 13-17
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    September 11, 2007 at 8:13 pm
    "mommy, the man`s pointing a boomie stick at you!!"
    "WHAT?!?!?!"
    *boom*
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    spongamabob Female 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 8:25 pm
    why is everyone talking about iraq sticks . . .
    did i miss something?
    i read all the comments.

    and as for the video.
    hell yea. that`s how you do it.

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    heartinacage Male 13-17
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    September 11, 2007 at 8:47 pm
    One thing marvinius seems to not understand is that this country that `stinks` so much and `can`t cotrol traffic without violence` has managed to become far more powerful than his.
    Don`t tell us our nation is bad just because our president`s administration is bad. You`ve obviously not seen American political satire. We know they`re bad.
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    Neagle Male 30-39
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    September 11, 2007 at 9:08 pm
    Invalok has it right when he stated "I think his reaction time was pretty good and he had the restraint not to actually open fire."

    You pull on the side of the road, most likely to investigate a suspicious object, in a known hot zone and have that much restraint when a car darts out of trafic in your lane.

    As for Iraq, it is a total ghetto waste land and will be until the Iraq people stand up and do something about it. To many generations of sheep-people used to being told what to do instead of taking leadership and pulling there community out of squander and pestilence.

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    acmoore92 Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 9:15 pm
    folks, what do you think a soldier--whose job is to liberate and `play nice` in the first place--can do here. he can wait for the oncoming car to get on top of him, or tell him to get the heck over and stop ignoring the camo`d guy with a large gun. Marvinius, you`re a moron. Go move to redneck NoWhere, USA, learn what real ignorance is (God knows the USA has some ignorant people around), and then come back to shoot your recently tarred-and-feathered mouth off. please. :)
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    jen00384 Female 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 9:25 pm
    If that`s how things worked around here, I would definitely slow down and keep to my own lane. No more Boston road rage for me.
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    jhonmayer1 Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 9:34 pm
    haha! thats the way to do it.
    damn...i`d be scared too!
    hahaha

    that was great.

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    B3nt Male 18-29
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    September 11, 2007 at 9:36 pm
    marvinius
    Male, 18-29, Europe
    194 Posts Tuesday, September 11, 2007 4:33:45 AM
    "US stinks"

    Your mother`s vagina stinks.

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    Shoyz Male 13-17
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    September 11, 2007 at 10:29 pm
    B3nt
    Male, 18-29, Eastern US
    46 Posts Tuesday, September 11, 2007 9:36:55 PM
    marvinius
    Male, 18-29, Europe
    194 Posts Tuesday, September 11, 2007 4:33:45 AM
    "US stinks"
    "Your mother`s vagina stinks."

    I second that.

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    Scotchy Male 18-29
    592 posts
    September 11, 2007 at 11:14 pm
    My favorite thing about reading IAB and everywhere else is that EVERY 13-20 year old have an epiphany and knows how the world works exactly, and know everything about war/religion etc ~rolls eyes~
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    Queen_Jay Female 18-29
    241 posts
    September 12, 2007 at 12:36 am
    wow...
    how sad...
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    slurba Male 13-17
    132 posts
    September 12, 2007 at 1:34 am
    My favorite thing about reading IAB and everywhere else is that EVERY 13-20 year old have an epiphany and knows how the world works exactly, and know everything about war/religion etc ~rolls eyes~
    ---
    Even though this is true(for the most part), it isn`t just limited to 13-20 year olds. There are plenty of people who get misinformed from the media.

    Also, I don`t really blame the soldier; he was just doing what he was told to.

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    843 Male 18-29
    550 posts
    September 12, 2007 at 2:24 am
    "we were protection Israel, and the Muslim nations didnt like that. THEY werent minding THEIR own business. this chain of events can NOT be pinned only on the US."

    Do you know why the US were protecting Israel in the first place? For the American media, the Jews were the good guys. American sympathy poured out to them. In the past many Americans had been anti-Semitic. That quickly came to an end. Nazis were evil. Anti-Semitism was evil. Jews were good. Americans were good. The United States and most other countries were eager to help the Jews establish a national homeland of their own.

    Few people had ever heard of the Palestinians. If they would not allow the Jews to come live in their ancient homeland, well then they must be anti-Semitic. Therefore, they must be evil. The United States had one hundred percent sympathy for the Jews and zero percent sympathy for the Palestinians and anyone else who opposed a Jewish homeland.

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    843 Male 18-29
    550 posts
    September 12, 2007 at 2:29 am
    Because the Palestinians refused to turn over their land to a completely different, unrelated people, they were considered to be evil. This was totally unfair, but the United States, like all other countries, has its own prejudices and priorities. All of the Arab countries had great sympathy for their Palestinian brothers and no sympathy for the Jews. This just convinced Americans that the Jews were once again poor innocent victims, who deserved American support.

    Israel was established. It quickly became a modern democratic state, and it has continued to receive full American support to this day. The Palestinians were swept out of the way, and most of them are still living in refugee camps. This is an intolerable situation for the Palestinian people and an intolerable situation for the entire world. The Palestinians have now suffered at least as much during their 50 years of exile as the Jews did during the 5 years of the Holocaust.

    Basically, yes, US was being a busybody.

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    oowusum Female 13-17
    161 posts
    September 12, 2007 at 2:32 am
    I like how this whole comments thing is one big math/politics debate.
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    843 Male 18-29
    550 posts
    September 12, 2007 at 3:17 am
    By the way, I`m not trying to diss the US or anything. They are doing what they think is right, but any country will dislike foreign interference in their political affairs.
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    marvinius Male 18-29
    357 posts
    September 12, 2007 at 3:39 am
    heyyy....yes flame me...burn me on a stake...i never got so much reaction to a comment but hey fair is fair.. i was pissed of yesterday and my comment was not ok. so sorry to anyone that felt offended...
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    GeN_Ex Male 13-17
    276 posts
    September 12, 2007 at 11:00 am
    Hah, I`d love that.
    `Hey, get in the lane. I said get in the lane! Get in- sonuva bitch` BANG `MOVE IT!`
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    funnyp Male 18-29
    3 posts
    September 12, 2007 at 1:57 pm
    Hmmmm crazy enough B-|
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    WMDs-R-Bad Male 13-17
    46 posts
    September 12, 2007 at 3:31 pm
    Brekee
    Female, 18-29, Western US
    33 Posts Tuesday, September 11, 2007 7:57:24 PM
    the US does suck. I wish I was European. =(
    --------------------------------------------------
    Commi!
    Just kidding.

    Don`t flame me, I just had to say that.
    The views on America is very biased.

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    bloody0angel Female 13-17
    90 posts
    September 12, 2007 at 3:52 pm
    LMAO!!!
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    nescient1 Male 18-29
    521 posts
    September 12, 2007 at 4:42 pm
    abusing power much? we`d all do it :D
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    davymid Male 30-39
    12151 posts
    September 12, 2007 at 5:36 pm
    I like how a few Americans on here are saying things like "we were minding our own buisness when this crap started. and all of a sudden some one came over here and blew up two scy scrapers" (original spelling).

    Sorry, you lost me there. What does 9-11 have to do with the invasion of Iraq? Are you guys saying Saddam had something to do with it? I must have missed that story...

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    davymid Male 30-39
    12151 posts
    September 12, 2007 at 5:39 pm
    And by the way, that soldier did totally the right thing and he was professional about it. I`m from Northern Ireland so I should know- when a car is hurtling toward an your army checkpoint, you raise your rifle. And take the safety off.
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    patriotpappy Male 50-59
    756 posts
    September 12, 2007 at 6:58 pm
    ^^ (8 posts up)^^ - marvinius said on Wednesday, September 12, 2007

    "...so sorry to anyone that felt offended..."

    To me, that is one of the most mature and intelligent posts I have ever read on IAB.

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    Lianres Female 13-17
    53 posts
    September 12, 2007 at 7:06 pm
    It is not uncommon to threaten people with guns police do it all over the freaking globe so everyone shut the drat up about it. thanks.
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    overgamer435 Male 13-17
    203 posts
    September 12, 2007 at 9:18 pm
    hey man look at that huge house! No, i can`t. What if I drift into the wrong lane?. Nobody`s gonna notice, just take a quick look! *tires squeak* *sniper bullet goes off*
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    mangamonkey Male 18-29
    124 posts
    September 13, 2007 at 4:20 pm
    I`m british so take that into consideration when i say

    Marvinius SHUT THE drat UP

    I dont know where in europe you live but if your country came under the largest terrorist attack in history and your government didnt crack some skulls i`m sure all the same people who complain about governments policy now would still be arguing but on the other side

    Personally i`m glad the US administration didnt drat about when they knew that a country was harbouring known terrorist groups

    Christ nothing but picking at the actions of others, show some damn support instead of bitching about people who are putting their lives on the line day in and day out

    I am not a soldier myself but i come from a military family and i have friends who fought in iraq and if they felt like they needed to point a gun at somebody to stop them from killing them then good for them

    That said its been long enough - its time to leave

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    BroadwayLove Female 18-29
    187 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 2:18 am
    "The Palestinians have now suffered at least as much during their 50 years of exile as the Jews did during the 5 years of the Holocaust."
    843

    Do you know anything about the holocaust? 6 million JEWS died during the holocaust other than jews an estimated 9-11 MILLION people died during the holocaust.(common knowelege) In 1948 there were an estimated 1.35 million arabs living in Palestine.(www.mideastweb.org/palpop.htm )
    in the year 2000 there were an estimated 4,281,900 Arabs in Palestine. (http://www.israelipalestinianprocon.org...

    We know that not every person of Arabic descent has been murdered, but even if they had, there would still be a difference of about 2 million people.

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    BroadwayLove Female 18-29
    187 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 2:20 am
    slight error in wording above
    "other than jews an estimated 9-11 MILLION people died "

    instead, it shoudl say

    the estimated total number of deaths is 9-11 million.

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    DudeGuy Male 13-17
    211 posts
    September 16, 2007 at 9:29 am
    haha, lol. It`s one way to get the message across!
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    caboose117 Male 13-17
    1204 posts
    September 17, 2007 at 5:05 pm
    haha
    hmm... let`s go into the empty lane!
    soldier points gun
    OH CRAP OH CRAP
    swerves back into lane*
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    meter1060 Male 18-29
    89 posts
    September 18, 2007 at 10:40 pm
    Tuesday, September 11, 2007 3:32:27 PM
    first off, how do we know the guy isnt from england? or even canada?
    does it say somewhere that he is american?

    secondly, i would have probably done the same thing. he used what he had to control the situation and it worked. no one got hurt and everything went smoothly

    Canada has 2 military officers in Iraq no actual soldiers.

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    llamaseacow Male 13-17
    572 posts
    November 3, 2007 at 9:33 pm
    yep that is normal shooting people in cars....

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