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Maltese president's grandson gives pope a plastic dinosaur
upi ^ | March. 21, 2014

Posted on 03/22/2014 1:49:06 AM PDT by JoeProBono

VATICAN CITY, The 4-year-old grandson of the president of Malta met Pope Francis at the Vatican and presented the pontiff with a plastic dinosaur as a gift.

Luca Abela, 4, grandson of Maltese President George Abela, met the pope Friday alongside his two siblings, the president's wife and the head of state's two adult sons, the Italian news agency ANSA reported Friday.

The young boy presented Pope Francis with a gift, a plastic dinosaur, and the pontiff took time to play with the boy and his siblings after meeting with the adults, ANSA said.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Pets/Animals; Religion
KEYWORDS: maltesepresident; plasticdinosaur; popefrancis
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1 posted on 03/22/2014 1:49:07 AM PDT by JoeProBono
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To: JoeProBono

Fascinating, thanks for posting this.


2 posted on 03/22/2014 1:55:26 AM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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To: JoeProBono

Is this a statement about creationism????


3 posted on 03/22/2014 1:57:58 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: JoeProBono
cool. pretty much any plastic dinosaur from a four year old can be a meaningful gift, making those be a keeper. put it on a shelf somewhere, or on the frame of a painting hanging on a wall...
4 posted on 03/22/2014 1:58:41 AM PDT by BlueDragon (You can observe a lot just by watching. Yogi Berra)
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To: Cowboy Bob; JoeProBono

Is that what this is about? I sure missed it.

JoeProBono how do you see this thread you posted? It seems so.... meaningless, so useless.


5 posted on 03/22/2014 2:01:27 AM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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To: Cowboy Bob


6 posted on 03/22/2014 2:01:54 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: ansel12

Just a joke...


7 posted on 03/22/2014 2:05:40 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

Then what is the thread about?

I was being sarcastic in my first post.


8 posted on 03/22/2014 2:07:30 AM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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9 posted on 03/22/2014 2:08:17 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

What are you trying to say? Are you trying to express a thought?


10 posted on 03/22/2014 2:14:19 AM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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To: JoeProBono

When Putin came for a visit, the kid gave him booze and broads.


11 posted on 03/22/2014 2:15:13 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: ansel12

What you see is what you get;-{)


12 posted on 03/22/2014 2:17:14 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: fieldmarshaldj


13 posted on 03/22/2014 2:19:38 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

Emptiness.


14 posted on 03/22/2014 2:21:08 AM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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To: JoeProBono
They could pass that one on as re-gifting to the former Tobacco Metropolitan, uh, since he's a racing fan...hehheh.
15 posted on 03/22/2014 2:25:12 AM PDT by BlueDragon (You can observe a lot just by watching. Yogi Berra)
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To: BlueDragon

Many Westerners know little about the new Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Father Kirill. Many Russians know him as a great orator and a host of a weekly TV show “Pastor’s Word.” However, very few know that Kirill (Vladimir Gundyaev by passport), a billionaire and a former KGB operative, made his fortune in tobacco, alcohol, and oil sales. His activities were among the main reasons why not-for-profits in Russia lost tax-deductible status. The new Orthodox leader is fond of playing with stocks, car racing, downhill skiing, and breeding exclusive kinds of dogs. He owns villas in Switzerland and a penthouse with a view of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow.


16 posted on 03/22/2014 2:28:30 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: ansel12
Emptiness, you say?

Here's one for you ---> Darkness, darkness

You get what you hear..?

17 posted on 03/22/2014 2:28:45 AM PDT by BlueDragon (You can observe a lot just by watching. Yogi Berra)
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To: JoeProBono

yes, from the link. Thanks, Joe, you’re ok (i don’t care what anybody says about you) ;^’)


18 posted on 03/22/2014 2:30:07 AM PDT by BlueDragon (You can observe a lot just by watching. Yogi Berra)
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To: JoeProBono

I remember the problem of you posting fake pictures about real and serious political issues and people that we needed to discuss here, but you really made an effort to stop that, and now, most of the photos that you seek out to post are OK, but a lot of them either seem passive/aggressive when you are angry at someone and cannot speak or express your thoughts, or useless, like this thread.


19 posted on 03/22/2014 2:30:13 AM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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20 posted on 03/22/2014 2:30:44 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

That is my question to you.

Why do you always feel threatened or hostile, depending on the thread, and lash out with internet photos?


21 posted on 03/22/2014 2:33:55 AM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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To: ansel12

SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)


22 posted on 03/22/2014 2:35:21 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: BlueDragon

Is there any bad music from the 60s?

Of weight, not one or two, or 10 songs from the decade.


23 posted on 03/22/2014 2:36:58 AM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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To: ansel12
“There are some things so serious that you have to laugh at them.”

― Niels Bohr

24 posted on 03/22/2014 2:39:09 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: ansel12

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1L11Y0I5E0


25 posted on 03/22/2014 2:41:19 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

As usual, what are you trying to say? Is expressing yourself so hard?


26 posted on 03/22/2014 2:49:16 AM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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To: ansel12

You seem to lack a sense of humor

http://images.nymag.com/news/imperialcity/column080818_560.jpg


27 posted on 03/22/2014 2:54:27 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: ansel12

Any bad music from the ‘60s ? Hearing “Crimson & Clover” causes me to strangulate the nearest person.


28 posted on 03/22/2014 2:55:21 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Ha!


29 posted on 03/22/2014 2:58:05 AM PDT by BlueDragon (You can observe a lot just by watching. Yogi Berra)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

“Crimson & Clover” ....over and over


30 posted on 03/22/2014 2:58:27 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

*twitches*


31 posted on 03/22/2014 2:59:24 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

“Of weight, not one or two, or 10 songs from the decade.”


32 posted on 03/22/2014 3:01:13 AM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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To: ansel12

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iy_bJelwa0c


33 posted on 03/22/2014 3:01:27 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: ansel12

Design and characteristics


Cubone was one of 151 different designs conceived by Game Freak's character development team and finalized by Ken Sugimori for the first generation of Pocket Monsters games Red and Green, which were localized outside of Japan as Pokémon Red and Blue.[1][2] Originally called "Karakara" in Japanese, Nintendo decided to give the various Pokémon species "clever and descriptive names" related to their appearance or features when translating the game for western audiences as a means to make the characters more relatable to American children.[3] Originally, its name was to be "Orphon," in reference to the story of it losing its mother. The name Cubone may come from a combination of "cute" and "bone," because it is a young Pokémon.[4]

Cubone, known as the Lonely Pokémon, appears to be a small, brown dinosaur-like Pokémon, that constantly wears its mother's skull like a helmet.[5] The skull masks its true face from view, which makes it a puzzlement for many Trainers and researchers.[6] Its cries echo within the skull and it comes out as a pained and sad melody.[5] On the night of a full moon, it cries, for it seems to recognize its mother's face in the moon.[7] Its tears create stains on the skull that it wears.[7] Cubone has a plump body with a paler-colored underbelly, with strong, clawed limbs to carry its bone as a weapon around wherever it goes. Cubone has a single, nailed toe on each foot, with two spikes on its back. A small tail is also present for balance, but it can be used for attacking.


34 posted on 03/22/2014 3:03:39 AM PDT by BlueDragon (You can observe a lot just by watching. Yogi Berra)
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To: JoeProBono

Sorry, I mis understood.


35 posted on 03/22/2014 3:05:49 AM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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To: ansel12

How does one weigh a song ?


36 posted on 03/22/2014 3:08:36 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

That is your input on 1960s music?


37 posted on 03/22/2014 3:12:52 AM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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To: ansel12

Anse, it’s past 5am. I’m sleepy, and I’m still trying to figure out what in the Sam Hill you meant by “weight.”


38 posted on 03/22/2014 3:14:28 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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39 posted on 03/22/2014 3:15:36 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

you win (lol)


40 posted on 03/22/2014 3:21:24 AM PDT by BlueDragon (You can observe a lot just by watching. Yogi Berra)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

You tell me. “”Any bad music from the ‘60s ? Hearing “Crimson & Clover” causes me to strangulate the nearest person.””

To: BlueDragon
Is there any bad music from the 60s?
Of weight, not one or two, or 10 songs from the decade.
23 posted on 3/22/2014 2:36:58 AM by ansel12


41 posted on 03/22/2014 3:22:20 AM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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To: ansel12
Any Major Dude Will Tell You

42 posted on 03/22/2014 3:28:05 AM PDT by BlueDragon (You can observe a lot just by watching. Yogi Berra)
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To: BlueDragon

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKbDLrCPjV4


43 posted on 03/22/2014 3:31:22 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: BlueDragon

I love music, I don’t remember what this is about.


44 posted on 03/22/2014 3:32:02 AM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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To: ansel12

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqmVBJTCZDQ


45 posted on 03/22/2014 3:34:00 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: ansel12

So you want 11 bad songs from the ‘60s ?


46 posted on 03/22/2014 3:34:47 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: JoeProBono
looking for an echo is about right.

I'm a fool to do your Dirty Work [keep smiling!]

47 posted on 03/22/2014 3:36:11 AM PDT by BlueDragon (You can observe a lot just by watching. Yogi Berra)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

That is your level?

To search a decade for ten songs that you don’t like.

Frankly I don’t even care, why would FR care about this stuff?


48 posted on 03/22/2014 3:38:53 AM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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To: ansel12

Could it be? [Godzilla]

49 posted on 03/22/2014 3:41:00 AM PDT by BlueDragon (You can observe a lot just by watching. Yogi Berra)
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To: BlueDragon

Boy, you don’t mess around.

That was a muscle choice, thanks.


50 posted on 03/22/2014 3:45:06 AM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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