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25-05-2013, 01:18 PM
RE: What's happenin' in your country TODAY?
(24-05-2013 05:30 PM)Peanut Wrote:  
(24-05-2013 12:13 PM)MuffinPuffin Wrote:  [Image: SAM_1623_zps3d39d0b5.jpg]

You hear that?
That is the sound of all of my allergies acting up.

Also that is the view from my window.

Also, yes, nothing ever happens here. Except cows. Moo.

I wish I saw that when I looked out MY window. All I see is a street or the side of the neighbor's house. Everything is so overcrowded here Dodgy

Sorry 'bout your allergies, though.

I'm not complaining. I rather live here, than live in a war zone, or a polluted big city.

And kudos.
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25-05-2013, 01:30 PM
RE: What's happenin' in your country TODAY?
(24-05-2013 12:23 PM)nach_in Wrote:  
(24-05-2013 12:13 PM)MuffinPuffin Wrote:  [Image: SAM_1623_zps3d39d0b5.jpg]

You hear that?
That is the sound of all of my allergies acting up.

Also that is the view from my window.

Also, yes, nothing ever happens here. Except cows. Moo.

That's a good life

I guess. If you like eating grass, regurgitating it, then eating it, then I guess it's a good life. Dodgy

It was just a fucking apple man, we're sorry okay? Please stop the madness Laugh out load
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25-05-2013, 01:32 PM
RE: What's happenin' in your country TODAY?
(25-05-2013 12:57 PM)earmuffs Wrote:  Ohh check this article out, this is the leading article under "national news": Adult Bouncy Castle Injuries on the Rise

Fuck. Now, I'm obsessing about renting a bouncy castle for the weekend. Dodgy


Consider Maybe if I get real liquored up and jump up and down on the bed, it will have the same effect. Shy

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25-05-2013, 01:35 PM
RE: What's happenin' in your country TODAY?
(25-05-2013 01:32 PM)kim Wrote:  
(25-05-2013 12:57 PM)earmuffs Wrote:  Ohh check this article out, this is the leading article under "national news": Adult Bouncy Castle Injuries on the Rise

Fuck. Now, I'm obsessing about renting a bouncy castle for the weekend. Dodgy


Consider Maybe if I get real liquored up and jump up and down on the bed, it will have the same effect. Shy

Video or it didn't happen. Drinking Beverage

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25-05-2013, 01:49 PM
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Those bouncy things are totally dangerous. Once husband was jumping in one, drunk off his ass and did a back flip out the little window and became stuck!

Ahhh kid birthdays...those were the days...

People thought I was paranoid for keeping the fire department on speed dial.


But as if to knock me down, reality came around
And without so much as a mere touch, cut me into little pieces

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31-10-2013, 04:15 PM
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It's technically tomorrow, but we celebrate National Enlighteners Day.

Bulgaria's native culture is rich and ancient, but at one time, it seemed in danger of being lost forever. Bulgaria was under the rule of the Ottoman Empire for almost five centuries, and the Empire's Turkish authorities suppressed any expression of unity or national pride by the Bulgarian people. Bulgaria had poor schools and no other institutions in place to protect and preserve its heritage. Under such conditions, the country's traditional culture could not thrive.

That situation underwent a dramatic reversal during the period known as the Bulgarian National Revival. During the Revival, a number of well-educated Bulgarians made a conscious effort to awaken feelings of pride and unity among their countrymen, in part because they felt that such feelings were necessary if Bulgaria were ever to regain its freedom from Ottoman rule. They did this by working to develop Bulgarian literature that would call to mind past glories and hopes for a better future. They worked to establish modern schools, and within a few decades, 1,500 primary schools were in operation throughout the country. This, in turn, allowed more young Bulgarians to further their educations at the great universities of Europe and Russia. Within a short while, the country had a well-educated elite, which took control of the arts and newspapers in Bulgaria."
One of those people (who was an atheist in 19th-century Bulgaria!) was Hristo Botev, a truly, truly great man and here is one of his poems (of course, it sounds much better in Bulgarian) that I think is appropriate for this place:

My Prayer
O my God, my righteous God.
Not you, in heaven apart,
but you, who are within me, God -
within my soul and heart…

Not you, to whom the holy priests
and monks must genuflect
and all of orthodoxy's beasts
light tapers in respect;

not you, who once created man
and woman from the dirt,
then allowed their human clan
to be as slaves on earth;

not you, who have anointed kings,
popes, patriarchs and others,
and abandoned to their suffering
all the poor, my brothers;

not you, who but instruct the slave
by calm and prayer to cope
and then sustain him to the grave
upon his empty hopes;

not you, the true God of the cruel,
the liers and the sham,
not you, the idol of the fools
and the enemies of man.

But you, God of the human mind,
defender of the slave;
it soon shall be that all mankind
shall celebrate your day.

O God, inspire in every man
a love of liberty
that they may fight as best they can
the people' enemies.

Make powerful this hand of mine
for the rising of the slaves;
I'll join them at the battle-line
that I may find my grave.

Do not let this stormy heart
grow cold in foreign lands,
let not my voice in silence pass
as if through desert sands.

And yeah, I totally just resurrected this thread. Anyone has a problem with that? Dodgy

"E se non passa la tristezza con altri occhi la guarderĂ²."
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31-10-2013, 04:30 PM
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Shame, he died a shitty death Sad Good guy though.

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(06-02-2014 03:47 PM)Momsurroundedbyboys Wrote:  And I'm giving myself a conclusion again from all the facepalming.
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31-10-2013, 04:41 PM
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(31-10-2013 04:30 PM)morondog Wrote:  Shame, he died a shitty death Sad Good guy though.

Not as shitty as this one. Equally great man. Actually, Botev has a poem about the hanging of Levski (again, better in Bulgarian).

The Hanging of Vassil Levski

O you, my Mother, my Native Land,
Why is your cry so sad and heart-rending!
And you, O Raven, accursed bird,
On whose grave croak you of ill impending?

I know, ah I know, you weep, my Mother,
Because you're a slave in bondage lying,
You weep because your sacred voice
Is a helpless voice in a desert crying.

Weep on, weep on! Near Sofia town
A ghastly gallows I have seen standing,
And your own son, Bulgaria,
There with dreadful force is hanging.

The raven gives its grim hoarse croak,
Dogs yelp, wolves howl, the sky is bleak,
Old men in prayers their God invoke,
Women shed tears, the children shriek.

The winter sings its evil song,
Squalls chase the thistles in the plain,
And cold and frost and hopeless tears
Wring and twist your heart with pain.

[Image: levski.jpg]

And those weren't the only two... We have a failry bloody history... And then again, not as bloody as that of others. And, thank god for small mercies, we've nearly always been on the receiving end, not the ones colonising, enslaving, crusading (don't even get me started on what those "holy knights" did in our lands!)...

"E se non passa la tristezza con altri occhi la guarderĂ²."
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31-10-2013, 05:58 PM
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Bit of a scandal here over the live sheep that survived the trip to the middle East and didn't get slaughtered 'correctly' (loL)at Allah's official abattoir, but copped a draining by locals in the street, to celebrate some sacrificial blood fest.

Meat Industry laughing all the way to the bank!Evil_monster
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31-10-2013, 11:06 PM
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Apparently, art is dangerous.
Art related injuries are up 15% to just below 1,000 a year.

Serious injuries too, like people slipping over spilled paint or people falling off ladders when hanging up art work or people breaking fingers when carving statues.
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