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    fancylad Male 30-39
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    September 14, 2009 at 6:13 am
    Link: Embarassing Obama Protest Sign Failure - If you`re going to make a political claim against the President, misspellings kind of lessen your claim.
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    Rick_S Male 40-49
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    September 14, 2009 at 6:19 am
    For those of our friends who don`t live in the US (and some who do), it`s Commander IN Chief, not Commander AND Chief.
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    vicious_liar Male 13-17
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    September 14, 2009 at 6:20 am
    Not one, but TWO mispellings? Fail...
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    a1butcher Male 40-49
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    September 14, 2009 at 6:24 am
    LOL at the smart American. Maybe with health care reform they might try educashun reform as well?
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    RAGEMONSTER Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 6:26 am
    Definition of commandeer: to take arbitrary or forcible possession of.

    Sounds about right to me?

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    Cajun247 Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 6:31 am
    Ehh... I guess it`s supposed to say "commandeer and thief" but what he`s got doesn`t change the meaning.
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    Cajun247 Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 6:33 am
    Oh... It`s supposed to say Commander IN Chief. That`s more of a grammar error rather than spelling.
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    Sigon Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 6:38 am
    Yes, it IS commander-in-Chief....but that’s not a misspelling, simply he got the term for his (Obama’s) title wrong... also to belittle someone`s argument based on a "misspelling" is pretty petty and just shows to the weakness of the left to come up with a substantial argument.
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    panth753 Female 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 6:43 am
    "LOL at the smart American. Maybe with health care reform they might try educashun reform as well?"

    No kidding.

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    raztits Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 6:46 am
    You idiots, it is supposed to say THIEF not THIEVE. Really some people on IAB are so dense.
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    raztits Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 6:48 am
    @Sigon

    How about the RIGHT political spectrum are weak! All they do is bash things that are " non christian" And do not adhere to the definition of freedom!

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    I3enjamin Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 7:00 am
    lawl
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    almightybob1 Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 7:08 am
    You idiots, it is supposed to say THIEF not THIEVE. Really some people on IAB are so dense.


    No, "thieve" is correct. He is saying that Obama has commandeered and thieved. It`s you that`s the dense one.

    Now I`m not sure exactly what Obama is supposed to have commandeered and thieved, but that`s beside the point.

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    riotDX Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 7:19 am
    nope, it`s correct as-is on the sign, it`s being used the same way comandeer is. also correct in its implications.
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    suzietoo Female 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 7:21 am
    "You idiots, it is supposed to say THIEF not THIEVE. Really some people on IAB are so dense.


    No, "thieve" is correct. He is saying that Obama has commandeered and thieved. It`s you that`s the dense one."

    It is a verb not a noun, so commandeer and thieve is correct.

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    parasite159 Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 7:33 am
    so in conclusion the only mistake in this picture it the use of the word AND.

    i think this is more of a fancy-fail than an protest-fail

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    lostinkorea Female 30-39
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    September 14, 2009 at 7:36 am
    For all those that missed the first..er...umm...elementary school:

    Commandeer = to forcibly take something over or to hijack
    "He commandeered the ship"

    Thieve = to commit a theft or steal something
    "George Bush thieved the election of 2004"

    GOT IT??? NEXT!

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    madest Male 40-49
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    September 14, 2009 at 7:42 am
    Where were all of the Republicans who are protesting deficit spending during the Bush years. George W. Bush created the Department of Homeland Security, the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit, two wars, and a trillion dollar tax cut. Where were all of the Republican deficit hawks then? The deficit argument from Republicans now is disingenuous and intellectually dishonest because there was no opposition when Republicans held the White House and both houses of congress.
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    kairobert Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 8:08 am
    He may have actually spelled it right, but republicans still are ignorant.
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    LandoGriffin Male 30-39
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    September 14, 2009 at 8:23 am
    I don`t get it. Since he spelled "Chief" correctly, he obviously didn`t mean the NOUN "Thief" which is spelled the same way, he obviously means the VERB "thieve" which is spelled correctly. It means "steal"

    Or is the error having written "Commander AND Chief" when the phrase is "Commander IN Chief" - but then that wouldn`t be a spelling error?!

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    KageLockhart Female 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 8:23 am
    I`m confused, why is the sign wrong? All the spelling is correct, and last time I checked, people are allowed the right of free speech, so I`m confused as to why this picture is even featured.
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    LandoGriffin Male 30-39
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    September 14, 2009 at 8:25 am
    Although this is an odd coincidence: my wife used the word "thieve" in scrabble on Saturday and we agreed without hesitation that it is, in fact, a real word.
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    The_Garuness Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 8:28 am
    *facepalm*
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    crazydaiz Female 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 8:31 am
    He spelled commandeer right...
    alrighty
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    Frogtango Male 13-17
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    September 14, 2009 at 8:34 am
    seriously.... ugh
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    The-Sentinel Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 8:40 am
    trust a white old racist to say that -_-
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    Fealiks Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 8:52 am
    There are no misspellings there. "Thieve" is the action verb, making it the correct form of the word to go with "commandeer".

    HA! YOU ALL SUCK!

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    LordNick Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 8:55 am
    Ignorance is ruining this country.
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    madest Male 40-49
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    September 14, 2009 at 8:57 am
    I`ll put this in a fashion that republicans can understand: It`s a poetic fail, "theive" doesn`t rhyme with Cheif.
    And Obama didn`t "comandeer" anything. He was elected president of the United States by almost 9 million votes.

    Spelling may be technically right but it still represents typical republican stupidity by a typical republican sore loser / racist.

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    monsterzero Male 40-49
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    September 14, 2009 at 9:01 am
    Nothing wrong with the spelling.The only thing wrong is he used AND instead of IN.
    thieve
    To take (something) by theft or commit theft.
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    megavidiot Male 30-39
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    September 14, 2009 at 9:02 am
    seems fine to me. Whoever posted this didn`t read it properly.
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    Dakkar Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 9:14 am
    We should cue the music that the Price is Right plays when a contestant fails, not for the photo of course because as many have pointed out, its correct. Maybe when you click on Fancy`s profile...
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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 9:16 am
    Alright... who`s the idiot who says that there is misspelling there? Fancy I`m looking at you.
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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
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    September 14, 2009 at 9:18 am
    I believe that was spelled wrong on purpose.. As in "Deer in the headlights". Tongue `n cheek humor.
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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
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    September 14, 2009 at 9:27 am
    "trust a white old racist to say that -_-"

    And it`s not racist to assume that an older white guy is racist ?

    Pot meet kettle.

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    Luniz82 Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 9:32 am
    what is wrong is most of the people at protests like that have no idea what they are talking about they just here what other people say and roll with it instead of having any idea what they are talking about. It is much easier that way.
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    MAlb3d Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 9:41 am
    It should be Commander IN Chief, not Commander AND Chief. Also, the second spelling of commander is spelt "commandEEr", which is a word, but I`m not sure it was meant in this context. And finally he spelt out "thieve". Again, a word, but I`m guessing he meant "thief", seeing as it rhymes with "chief". How about this - let`s just agree that Conservative Republicans are inbred...all of them. If you disagree, don`t worry, it`s just an unfortunate side effect of the inbreeding.
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    wingz1206 Female 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 10:37 am
    dratin idiot....
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    daedalus1564 Male 30-39
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    September 14, 2009 at 10:44 am
    Almost as embarrassing as misspelling embarrassing.
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    Birdfather Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 10:44 am
    I think the IAB Fail is more evident here.
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    Dakkar Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 10:57 am
    No, commandeer AND thieve is perfectly acceptable and is in all likelihood exactly as this fellow wanted it to be. He is suggesting that Obama has commandeered the country/economy, i.e. `dissolving` checks and balances, ignoring his bipartisan message, employing a literal ass-load of czars, and has put himself in a position for the U.S. government to acquire private corporations (ala GM).

    He is then thieving because his spending will undoubtedly raise the deficit, will in all likelihood can only be reduced by raising taxes on later generations. And taxing the richest 1% won`t be able to make a significant cut into the deficit, the middle class will have to be taxed. But Obama will be well and gone by then and everyone will blame the President that is forced to raise these taxes. Therefore, Obama is thieving from later generations and effectively framing a later President.

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    Dakkar Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 10:57 am
    So, this "inbred Conservative Republican" was able to completely demolish your argument, with my interpretation, in just a few words on a poster.

    Perhaps you should look further into the actual meanings of these messages before you embark on another embarrassing and unfortunate diatribe.

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    foo_phunk Female 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 11:01 am
    The `and` instead of `in` is part of the rhetoric to make a parallel out of both. And since both `commandeer` and `thieve` are verbs, there isn`t actually a fail. Coincidentally, I agree with the Birdfather.
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    xScalawag Female 18-29
    195 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 11:09 am
    Please, you sound like Glenn Beck, spinning your wordy sentences and flinging all kinds of words around about the evils Obama is committing, without a SINGLE citation of any EVIDENCE.

    If the average republican were writing a term paper, they`d get a C-.

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    Dakkar Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 11:16 am
    Evidence - U.S. Government has acquired GM, and with the bailouts started with Bush and carried on by Obama, there is a chance that other corporations can be also be acquired. This fact is generally accepted in the political community. It may or may not happen, but the possibility definitely exists, which is what I stated.
    -Obama has employed more czars than any previous President before him. While their power is not well defined, the currently have no checks or balances from the legislative or judicial branches, this is known. Currently they are in an advisory role, but this power can easily be expanded.
    -The Congressional Budget Office has clearly stated that Obama`s spending is unprecedented and will increase the deficit dramatically. Economists have stated that it will only be reduced once spending is cut back and taxes are raised. Please note the CBO is a non-partisan organization.
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    Dakkar Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 11:22 am
    If you really want me to dumb down my comments and use a lesser vocabulary, I will see if I can accommodate your needs. Otherwise, I will use the extent of my vocabulary as I see fit, and in political discussions, I like to sound just a bit better than an average internet user.

    And also, please note that I was interpreting what this man`s message was on his poster. No where did I say that I supported or disagreed with his claims. I acted solely as a third-party interpreter to clearly dissect and present the message as I saw it.

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    dookiestix Male 40-49
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    September 14, 2009 at 11:52 am
    What possible proof do you have Dakkar that Obama`s "self-appointed Czars," as the rightwingers love to call them despite the fact that many were actually confirmed by Congress, can, at any time, expand their advisory roles to whatever you are suggesting? In any even, many of these people showing up at these teabagging circle jerks are doing it solely because Fox News tells them to. One can merely see many of the other home spun signs to get a sense as to how stupid some of these people are as well as how clueless they appear to be. Where were all these folks when Bush was lying us into a war and spending billions, if not trillions, on his criminal escapades? Many of these folks are I am a pretty pretty little girling hypocrites who are too little too late at a time when Obama doesn`t have much of a choice in grappling with the horrific legacy left to him by the previous administration.

    Buy a clue for once. Or would these teabaggers rather let the cards fall where they

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    Heureux Male 40-49
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    September 14, 2009 at 12:18 pm
    Dakkar

    The U.S. `acquired` GM because conservatives insisted that GM could not be allowed to fail.

    As for Obama`s budget - the largest expense is the wars that Bush started, and our military complex in general, which has consistently inflated with each Republican president.

    You attend a public college - it is a bit hypocritical of you to complain about the government financing public anything.

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    kappamu Female 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 12:31 pm
    I think he meant "commandeer and thieve" as in doing the acts of commandeering and thieving. But that`s just my take on it.
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    Heureux Male 40-49
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    September 14, 2009 at 12:36 pm
    The interesting thing about Republicans is that the accusations they make about others always indicate exactly what they would do if they could.

    The nonsense `commandeer in chief`, while completely inaccurate when applied to Obama, does fit the way Bush commandeered legislation, repeatedly, with his signing statements.

    The claims about fascism and socialism - no one has brought this country closer to either, than Republicans, from McCarthy to Helms to Reagan and both Bush`s. Now lowest common denominator of conservatives are actively adopting the bully strategies that fascists are known for, all the while falsely accusing everyone else of being fascists - yet it is only the conservatives who insist that only their idealogy has any place in society - which is what fascism is all about.


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    lllBorislll Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 12:44 pm
    WHYYYYYYY FANCYLAD...WHYYYY would you put this on the site.. You know Obama poo stirs this place up
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    ferdyfred Male 40-49
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    September 14, 2009 at 1:01 pm
    Seems everything winds IAB up as of late!
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    madest Male 40-49
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    September 14, 2009 at 1:03 pm
    Well said Heureux,
    Another bothersome tactic the republicans enlist is their constant defense of the Constitution as if GWB didn`t wipe his a$$ with it every day he was in office. Hypocrites, the lot of them.
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    BasuraBlanca Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 1:04 pm
    Yeah, I agree with Kappamu. I don`t think this is an error at all.
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    tornadofdoom Male 13-17
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    September 14, 2009 at 1:20 pm
    What other people say: Not an error at all.

    I`m not going to even bother commenting on the politics.

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    eflcotw Male 13-17
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    September 14, 2009 at 1:25 pm
    yeah, everyone on here is dumb. its Commander IN Chief, not commander and chief.
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    iamboredtooo Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 1:36 pm

    "Embarassing" is the only spelling mistake in the post.
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    SmilinSam Female 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 1:54 pm
    here`s an idea... screw them all. screw conservatives. screw radicals. screw republicans, democrats, independents, left-wing, right-wing, congress, the senate, the federal government, the state government, the local government, the police and all of you. PEACE, i`m out b!tches.
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    Alpha1971 Male 30-39
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    September 14, 2009 at 2:15 pm
    have you ever noticed how it`s always old white people at these things?
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    pmarren Male 40-49
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    September 14, 2009 at 2:17 pm
    Can`t be a group of conservatives... Where are all the HOT chicks?
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    Enchilada Female 70 & Over
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    September 14, 2009 at 2:21 pm
    Dammit, Thief. <facepalm>
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    omgwtfcj Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 2:22 pm
    Okay. Um. I don`t know if you guys noticed.

    There`s three.

    Commander in* Chief
    Commandeer and Thief*
    Embarrassing*

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    Sillabub_0 Female 13-17
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    September 14, 2009 at 2:26 pm
    CommanDEER? Thieve? If it said commander and thief, it would be okay.
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    docwatson Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 2:33 pm
    Do you people not realize that "commandeer" and "thieve" are both verbs?

    Methinks the people calling this person an idiot are much more idiotic. Please, use a dictionary. Learn something new.

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    ProjectPat Male 13-17
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    September 14, 2009 at 3:11 pm
    Thank you docwatson.
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    KeVsTeR2475 Male 13-17
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    September 14, 2009 at 3:23 pm
    *facepalm towards iab*

    pick up a dictionary guys, theres nothing wrong with pic.

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    fghj Male 30-39
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    September 14, 2009 at 3:27 pm
    my friend was protesting obama and spelt it obamo
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    Kenosos Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 3:45 pm
    I think, "How about to comandeer and thieve", would have made more sense but that`s nit picky.
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    FUFtheKlown Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 3:51 pm
    Commandeer makes sense. But it should have said thief; not thieve.
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    Winter_ICE_0 Male 13-17
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    September 14, 2009 at 3:53 pm
    This is like a failure of a fail post. Good job IAB.
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    npdarren Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 3:54 pm
    I think it`s funnier how utterly stupid this post is, they`re both real words that mean to take; like he`s trying to take over health-care...Plus, "embarassing" has two R`s...
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    madest Male 40-49
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    September 14, 2009 at 3:54 pm
    First of all Obama didn`t commandeer anything. The majority of Americans elected him to be the Commander in Chief. As far as thievery goes he hasn`t stolen a thing. These are simply crybaby losers who can`t get over the fact that a black man was elected to clean up the mess republicans had made.
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    tazman321 Male 13-17
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    September 14, 2009 at 4:06 pm
    absolutely nothing wrong w/ pic. except dude pictured.
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    tazman321 Male 13-17
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    September 14, 2009 at 4:06 pm
    and fancylad, for posting it.
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    daisy822 Female 13-17
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    September 14, 2009 at 4:14 pm
    tazman321

    to put it simply, the guy can`t spell well. like you for saying you see absolutely nothing wrong in the pic.

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    PoonHat Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 4:21 pm
    Obama is so awesome!
    I love him so much!
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    idontknow951 Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 4:24 pm
    "
    tazman321

    to put it simply, the guy can`t spell well. like you for saying you see absolutely nothing wrong in the pic."

    Might help your claim if you put some half-decent grammar in there.

    Commandeer is a word. Nothing there was misspelled incorrectly.

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    Corpsecrank Male 30-39
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    September 14, 2009 at 4:41 pm
    Thieve is really the issue.

    It should have been thief if it were to correctly fit the sign. Chief and thief rhyme where as thieve does not so it does not fit in the sign the way it was intended.

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    mjfoxman Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 4:57 pm
    daisy822

    actually nothing is misspelled. thieve and commandeer are words. the problem is that the guy chose the wrong word. he should have used thief not thieve.

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    moosekid Male 13-17
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    September 14, 2009 at 5:04 pm
    ""
    tazman321

    to put it simply, the guy can`t spell well. like you for saying you see absolutely nothing wrong in the pic."

    Might help your claim if you put some half-decent grammar in there.

    Commandeer is a word. Nothing there was misspelled incorrectly. "

    I hate to do this... BUT `spelled incorrectly` would have been proper.

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    krabkat Female 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 5:12 pm
    I`ll finish this: Commandeer means to take over something. Commander is a person in charge. The President is the Commander-in-Chief. And a Thieve is a Thief! To misspell incorrectly means that you spelled it correctly. Sigh...I`m a closet spelling nazi! Sorry.
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    Dakkar Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 5:16 pm
    Dookie, I was unclear on the czars having their power extended. Some people believe it could happen at any time, as I was pointing out. I don`t believe it to that degree. I believe having that many is a bad precedent, and while unlikely, they could have a growing influence that could go beyond their original intention. Again, unlikely, but not crazy to consider.

    As for the tea-party protesters, it can look hypocritical, but they believe it was justified to spend on the wars. The problem is, the wars can stimulate the economy, let`s face it the defense sector is strong. Now I did complain when Bush was pushing his bailouts, because I realized, especially the auto companies, were going to have to go into bankruptcy anyways. Bush`s bailouts were unnecessary and Obama`s second round was equally unnecessary. The wars, I felt were justified (not for WMDs or finishing the job), but managed badly. I would get into the value of these wars, but I think it would be a little pointless.

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    Dakkar Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 5:29 pm
    Heureux,

    I know that Bush was the first to push the bailouts. I said that in my statement, and personally I disagreed with them, because I had a feeling they would be fruitless. Obama pushed a second round of bailouts though, preaching that we could not afford to have GM and Chrysler go into bankruptcy. Then as soon as they filed, Obama said that bankruptcy was necessary for both to begin to heal and get back on their feet.

    So why did Bush and then Obama pump in billions of taxpayer money saying they couldn`t fail, and then once they fail, Obama touts it as a necessary evil. The billions of dollars could have been skipped easily, but now its wallowing in bureaucrat hell, and who knows when it will be repaid in full.

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    Dakkar Male 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 5:30 pm
    Continuing, the wars did increase the deficit, but the CBO has reported that Obama`s stimulus, omnibus, proposed spending, and additional bailouts will more than double the current deficit, a mighty hefty price tag. England tried to fix a failing economy with more government spending, you may want to see what happened there. Congress would be wise to do it too.

    And finally, I assuming you don`t know much about Penn State. We have the highest IN and OUT of state tuition of ANY "state-appropriated" institution in the entire country. We hardly see any federal money, and our state legislature has abandoned us for years. Mind you that it is a Democrat who is the current governor of this state and he has missed the deadline for the state budget by about 4 months.

    WE ARE, for all intents and purposes, a private university. The only thing connecting us with the state is the land-grant we were given back in 1862.

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    Veggieman Male 13-17
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    September 14, 2009 at 5:51 pm
    why don`t you tell us how you really feel dakkar?
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    HUFFER Male 30-39
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    September 14, 2009 at 5:54 pm
    Haha I love clicking these, I know there will always be hundreds of long paragraphs... pages and pages of screeds. :D
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    angelicamber Female 18-29
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    September 14, 2009 at 5:55 pm
    fail...
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    madest Male 40-49
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    September 14, 2009 at 6:00 pm
    Dakkar, Typical republican.
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    docwatson Male 18-29
    253 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 6:16 pm
    Good Lord, I explained this earlier and still no one understands!

    From dictionary.com:

    thieve
    –verb (used with object)
    1. to take by theft; steal.
    –verb (used without object)
    2. to act as a thief; commit theft; steal.

    Related forms:
    thiev&#8901;ing&#8901;ly, adverb

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    Dakkar Male 18-29
    1256 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 6:16 pm
    I will veggieman, I feel that there should be a genocide of all primates, excluding homo sapiens. Monkeys, baboons, gorillas, exteriminate them all. No justification required!

    And I am a typical republican, besides being a registered independent. I was against Bush`s economic policy, disagree with some of the views of the tea-party protesters, and acknowledge the failing of numerous parts of the U.S. government. I also give credit where credit is due, understand that decisions are difficult and not always black and white.

    Yep, just your good ol` back country Republican. I`m gonna go attend a rally and watch Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck rape poodles.

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    HarryBalszak Male 40-49
    1589 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 6:17 pm
    250,000+ protesters and this is the best pic you could come up with?
  92. Profile photo of madest
    madest Male 40-49
    7379 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 6:45 pm
    This picture makes me wonder if there`s anything republicans are not hypocritical about. Against spending when they`re not in charge. Preach moral values whilst bragging of sexual conquests. Voting against gay rights whilst cruising for men. Against end of life counselling unless you`re Terry Schiavo. Claim to defend the constitution whilst spying on Americans. Have they no shame?
  93. Profile photo of facepalmist
    facepalmist Male 18-29
    63 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 6:49 pm
    hmm... embarrassing iab post failure? thieve and commandeer are both verbs, and they both work, so to my untrained eye nothing is (grammatically) wrong with this sign.
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    dciurro Male 13-17
    18 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 6:58 pm
    The only thing wrong with this is the fact that the statement is wrong, not anything that has to do to with grammar. I think Fancy needs to get some grammar lessons.
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    tinyhulk Male 13-17
    51 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 6:59 pm
    -high five to madest-
    Thank you for pointing all of these out so I wouldn`t have too!
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    lololeela Female 30-39
    327 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 7:01 pm
    Besides, it`s not Commander AND Chief, it`s Commander IN Chief.
  97. Profile photo of mrpuddle
    mrpuddle Male 18-29
    385 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 7:32 pm
    Man he sucks...obama, not the guy in the pic. I dont care about the sign.
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    boredfjord Male 13-17
    928 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 7:51 pm
    lololeela, that`s the only mistake I see.
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    pizzabob18 Male 18-29
    366 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 8:06 pm
    fail
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    xxPinkxx Female 18-29
    3830 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 8:06 pm
    sigh i like obama. and no matter what, every president is gonna get criticized. Theres lots of ways to run the country but he can only do it one way at a time.
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    iluvrevenge Female 13-17
    370 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 8:18 pm
    CAN WE STOP POSTING BIAS POLITICAL BULL SH*T ON I-A-B!
    THIS DOES NOT IN ANY WAY ENTERTAIN ME.
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    genghiskhan Male 30-39
    138 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 8:20 pm
    lololeela, that`s the only mistake I see.

    comander has 2 "e"`s in the sign

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    RearEchelon Male 18-29
    139 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 8:30 pm
    No, genghis, "commandeer" is a correctly-spelled word.
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    Jerm_Leather Male 18-29
    897 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 8:34 pm
    Commandeer is the deadliest of all woodland creatures..
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    SuperSmash Male 18-29
    3758 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 9:18 pm
    Ummm...embarrassing is misspelled. Add that to "intellegent" and IAB has some humble pie to eat.
  106. Profile photo of SuperSmash
    SuperSmash Male 18-29
    3758 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 9:22 pm
    Plus, as others have pointed out, commandeer and thieve makes perfect sense. IAB is really stretching to start controversy to get those hits and comments up.
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    Asspenny Male 18-29
    1348 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 9:58 pm
    well, its commander-in-chief but the rest is right yeah
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    crimmeh Female 18-29
    103 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 10:35 pm
    Yeah, umm... commandeer and thieve makes perfect sense. The only REAL problem with this is a lack of question marks. But anyway, who gives a poo? The point gets across.
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    BunnyNaku Female 18-29
    5224 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 10:50 pm
    >>;
  110. Profile photo of Uncle_T
    Uncle_T Male 13-17
    485 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 10:59 pm
    i dont get it
  111. Profile photo of Tratheyas
    Tratheyas Male 13-17
    322 posts
    September 14, 2009 at 11:39 pm
    Commandeer is a real word. Dictionary before Post.
  112. Profile photo of Oshidutako
    Oshidutako Male 18-29
    272 posts
    September 15, 2009 at 12:12 am
    Yup, real word.

    "...verb
    officially take possession or control of (something), esp. for military purposes..."

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    Sabre200000 Male 18-29
    1039 posts
    September 15, 2009 at 6:50 am
    The person that originally didn`t get this, and thought the sign was a "mistake" is the real IDIOT!

    (slow clap)

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    Alcalientre Male 18-29
    49 posts
    September 15, 2009 at 7:15 am
    Yeah, there`s nothing wrong with the sign. It`s actually pretty clever.
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    xRodneyx Female 13-17
    9 posts
    September 15, 2009 at 7:31 am
    ...Maybe they`re talking about theive.
    Isn`t it supposed to be theif?
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    nodwar Male 18-29
    13 posts
    September 15, 2009 at 8:11 am
    lol its thief duh!
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    kirstoner Female 18-29
    535 posts
    September 15, 2009 at 8:15 am
    way to make an ass of yourself, OP.
  118. Profile photo of bonsushi
    bonsushi Male 18-29
    204 posts
    September 15, 2009 at 9:40 am
    Anyone who`s saying that the sign is "right", it isn`t.

    There is no "commander and chief"

    it`s "commander-in-chief".

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    bonsushi Male 18-29
    204 posts
    September 15, 2009 at 9:43 am
    And whilst thieve IS a word, it`s a verb, not a noun, and thus contrasts with the first half of the sentence, but whatever.
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    nomorecheese Male 13-17
    463 posts
    September 15, 2009 at 11:50 am
    poor linguistic skillz on his part
  121. Profile photo of nomorecheese
    nomorecheese Male 13-17
    463 posts
    September 15, 2009 at 11:50 am
    he got cammander spelled right the first time, WTF
  122. Profile photo of nobody404
    nobody404 Male 13-17
    247 posts
    September 15, 2009 at 1:05 pm
    The only thing wrong is that it should be "Commander-in-chief," but then the second part would make no sense seeing that it`d be "Commandeer-in-thieve."
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    TiffLevowit Female 13-17
    17 posts
    September 15, 2009 at 2:52 pm
    The only thing that I see wrong with the sign is the `Commander and Cheif.` I see alot of people who are confused as to the second one.

    comâ‹…manâ‹…deer
      /ˌkɒmənˈdɪər/ Show Spelled Pronunciation Show IPA
    Use commandeer in a Sentence
    See web results for commandeer
    See images of commandeer
    –verb (used with object)
    1. to order or force into active military service.
    2. to seize (private property) for military or other public use: The police officer commandeered a taxi and took off after the getaway car.
    3. to seize arbitrarily.

    And Thieve is obvious. This sign is not that idiotic.

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    ravenclaw94 Female 13-17
    135 posts
    September 15, 2009 at 6:01 pm
    I don`t get what`s wrong with it. Commandeer is a word! If would make more sense if it was "thief" instead of "thieve." Oh well, it`s not *that* bad.
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    FonzCam Male 18-29
    1 post
    September 16, 2009 at 9:38 am
    It`s a case of bad grammar not spelling. And failed wordplay.

    Commandeer and Thieve is an action and it`s Commander-IN-Chief not AND.

    Commandeerer-and-Thief would be a clever bit of wordplay on Commander-in-Chief but in this case they did fail but not because of their spelling skills.

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    NuttyDump Male 18-29
    41 posts
    September 16, 2009 at 9:39 pm
    Achooo! I think i`m alergic to bad grammar!

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