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Old 20th March 2017, 02:06 PM   #81
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I bless this thread
Not so fast! Is that a Christian, Muslim, Hindu, or Buddhist blessing? It could be important!
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Old 20th March 2017, 05:07 PM   #82
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Originally Posted by Sherman Bay View Post
Not so fast! Is that a Christian, Muslim, Hindu, or Buddhist blessing? It could be important!
Wiccan.
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Old 20th March 2017, 06:16 PM   #83
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/offtopic Once said 'bless you' to someone sneezing and they must have been having a real bad day, because they shot back with, "You can't do that, you're not GOD."

Not my proudest moment but I couldn't stop myself from saying, "Well at least I exist."
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Old 20th March 2017, 08:30 PM   #84
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Originally Posted by A'isha View Post
They're actually about a different school entirely (Punchbowl Boys High School, not Punchbowl Public School where "Mrs. A" supposedly taught). I'm not sure if there were additional alleged threats to staff at the high school that NSW Education Department Head Mark Scott was referring to, or if he for some unknown reason got the schools mixed up and is (bizarrely) blaming the principal of the high school for not passing on the supposed threats at the primary school.

EDIT: Aha, found something. This article at The Australian does say there were alleged threats at the high school (which apparently no one, either the administration or the supposed recipients of the threats, reported to police). The article also notes that the high school has been a poor-performing hotbed of drug dealing and violent crime for long enough that barbed wire around the school was only recently removed.
The Australian is subscription only. Also, nowadays it's just the Daily Tele dressed in a nice suit.
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Old 20th March 2017, 09:19 PM   #85
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I still don't believe any of it. Sounds like baloney.
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Old 20th March 2017, 11:21 PM   #86
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Originally Posted by Jules Galen View Post
I still don't believe any of it. Sounds like baloney.
I believe that was established in post #3
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Old 22nd March 2017, 02:50 PM   #87
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On occasions in the past I have been told by religious believers, when I have been in poor health, that they have prayed for my recovery. In such cases I thank them for their thoughtfulness and good wishes; and I am glad I feel under no ideological obligation to disparage their friendly intentions on the grounds that I attribute no efficacy to their prayers.
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I wouldn't eat Kosher either.
Hebrew National hot dogs are the yummiest. I don't care whether they've been prayed over, they taste good and they don't give me migraines.

If you reuse to eat them on ? anti-religious ? grounds, I suppose that just means there's more for me.
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Amen, brother.
Hallelujah!
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Originally Posted by tyr_13 View Post
/offtopic Once said 'bless you' to someone sneezing and they must have been having a real bad day, because they shot back with, "You can't do that, you're not GOD."

Not my proudest moment but I couldn't stop myself from saying, "Well at least I exist."
Lol, that's awesome!
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