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  • Rock, paper, scissors players to compete for world championship

    11/13/2006 6:37:48 AM PST · by presidio9 · 26 replies · 527+ views
    AFP ^ | 11/13/06
    Can global conflicts be settled by rock, paper, scissors? Maybe not. But organizers of a RPS tournament in Toronto this weekend want the centuries-old children's game applied more often to settle lesser fights. "It's the simplest, fairest way to make a decision or resolve a conflict," tournament director Graham Walker told AFP. "We don't think we should be determining the fate of Iraq, but maybe we can resolve a lot of smaller conflicts like two children fighting over a chocolate bar," he said. The top 500 competitors from around the world, including national champions from Australia, New Zealand and Norway,...
  • Liberal Christianity is paying for its sins (DUH!)

    07/12/2006 6:19:31 AM PDT · by carlo3b · 70 replies · 1,611+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | July 12, 2006 | CHARLOTTE ALLEN ; Catholicism editor for Beliefnet
    Liberal Christianity is paying for its sinsOut-of-the-mainstream beliefs about gay marriage and supposedly sexist doctrines are gutting old-line faiths.By Charlotte Allen, CHARLOTTE ALLEN is Catholicism editor for Beliefnet and the author of "The Human Christ: The Search for the Historical Jesus." July 9, 2006The accelerating fragmentation of the strife-torn Episcopal Church USA, in which several parishes and even a few dioceses are opting out of the church, isn't simply about gay bishops, the blessing of same-sex unions or the election of a woman as presiding bishop. It also is about the meltdown of liberal Christianity. Embraced by the leadership of...
  • INSIDE THE FEDERAL RESERVE: WND unveils comprehensive report on 'fraud of the century'

    07/08/2006 4:44:32 PM PDT · by churchillbuff · 49 replies · 2,427+ views
    WND ^ | July 8 06 | WND
    While millions of Americans look with awe to the Federal Reserve to protect the nation's financial well being, millions more mistrust the Fed, seeing it as an unaccountable, private banking cartel siphoning off citizens' wealth and manipulating America's economy for the benefit of a hidden elite. Where does the truth lie? That's the question that's asked – and answered in-depth – in the July issue of WorldNetDaily's acclaimed monthly Whistleblower magazine. Titled "THE FEDERAL RESERVE: FRAUD OF THE CENTURY," Whistleblower documents authoritatively and with uncommon clarity how the "Federal Reserve" – which is neither part of the federal government, nor...
  • 2006 SOCCER WORLD CUP - Day 9 Thread - USA v Italy, Czech v Ghana

    06/17/2006 8:05:31 AM PDT · by soccer_maniac · 889 replies · 10,823+ views
    MLSnet.com ^ | 6-17-06 | MLSnet.com
    The U.S. national team faces a must-win situation Saturday against Italy (2:30 p.m. ET, ABC). The U.S. lineup could see some changes, including adding Eddie Johnson. Czech Republic and Ghana play earlier in the day (11:30 a.m., ABC), while Portugal advanced by beating Iran 2-0.
  • 2006 SOCCER WORLD CUP - Day 8 Thread -

    06/16/2006 5:38:56 AM PDT · by soccer_maniac · 296 replies · 3,646+ views
    MLSnet.com ^ | 6-16-06 | MLSnet.com
    Friday's World Cup action begins at 8:55 a.m. ET as Argentina meets Serbia & Montenegro. The Netherlands and Ivory Coast follow that match at 11:55 a.m. If the Dutch and Argentines both win, both advance to the Round of 16 from Group C. Mexico and Angola conclude the afternoon at 2:55 p.m. Full ABC/ESPN schedule | Standings | Viewing parties |  
  • Man Wins 'Rock, Paper, Scissors' Contest

    03/11/2006 2:25:19 PM PST · by EveningStar · 13 replies · 243+ views
    AP - Yahoo ^ | March 11, 2006
    It all came down to this: Jason Wood threw a "rock," crushing Erin Smith's "scissors" and earning him a trip to Las Vegas...
  • Fists fly in game of strategy

    12/10/2004 2:39:25 AM PST · by ovrtaxt · 15 replies · 551+ views
    washington times ^ | December 10, 2004 | By Patrick Hruby
    First things first. Dynamite is banned. Verboten. Does paper snuff wick? Or does it burn? Too ambiguous. Make a hitchhiker fist during a serious game of Rock Paper Scissors, and you'll be laughed out of the room. Which brings us to the second point: There are, in fact, serious games of Rock Paper Scissors.
  • ZOT! To the Good People of the World

    11/04/2004 3:16:06 PM PST · by liberty byrd · 145 replies · 3,230+ views
    A concerned citizen
    To all good people of countries other than the US- WE are now officially a rogue nation- please don’t blame the citizens of the US as we have been taken over by Nazis. Trust us, we are more frightened than you. There is no possible way that Bush is the most popular president ever. There is no way that he won this election. It is a lie, supported by fraudulent elections and corrupt government officials. There is no popular support for Bush, only Bush freepers on the net paid for by homeland security to convince other nations and naive US...
  • ZOT! Censorship on Freerepublic.com proves every point I made.

    11/04/2004 11:53:37 AM PST · by AndreINCA · 142 replies · 3,279+ views
    You all took turns laughing because I am an extreme left, but I laugh at you because you people proved me right. You delete remarks for no other reason but you don't like the thoughts expressed, (though mine was left for assument) inactivate my account, and preach free speech for all. My words weren't for the purpose of starting a war, only to say, "hey, what do you think about this?" I didn't get one intellgent arugment. Name calling yes, insults yes, nothing thought provoking. So you cane prove me right yet again, and delete this post and inactivate my...
  • You People Can Zot My Ass

    11/03/2004 3:10:27 PM PST · by Paul Schwinn · 324 replies · 7,480+ views
    The late Mr. Schwinn, knocked off his trike by a bolt of lightning.
    Exactly why are you retards happy that this Cokehead chimp is back? Do Conservatives like escalating budget deficits? I guess so. Do Conservatives like pointless wars initiated by lies? I guess so. You really must love outsourced jobs and a crappy economy. You are probably too stupid to realize how the country is now screwed. To hell with all of you.
  • ZOT! Don't support Bush, hear Osama Bin Laden out.

    11/03/2004 4:37:48 PM PST · by AndreSOCAL · 146 replies · 3,715+ views
    Al Jazeera ^ | 11-03-2004 | Andre
    Following is the full English transcript of Usama bin Ladin's speech in a videotape sent to Aljazeera. In the interests of authenticity, the content of the transcript, which appeared as subtitles at the foot of the screen, has been left unedited. Praise be to Allah who created the creation for his worship and commanded them to be just and permitted the wronged one to retaliate against the oppressor in kind. To proceed: Peace be upon he who follows the guidance: People of America this talk of mine is for you and concerns the ideal way to prevent another Manhattan, and...
  • Global Warming [I believe. Zot! See, it just got another one!]

    11/03/2004 2:10:25 PM PST · by fred3 · 118 replies · 2,334+ views
    I was just wondering how many freepers believe in global warming? What do you think about it?
  • Rock, Paper, Saddam (funny stuff!!!)

    07/07/2004 1:02:54 PM PDT · by El Conservador · 14 replies · 1,350+ views
    The true story behind Saddam's arraignment!!!
  • Welcome Thread For Whyareyoudumbandhateful

    01/02/2004 7:48:25 PM PST · by Lead Moderator · 908 replies · 16,410+ views
    I wanted to invite everyone to greet our newest signup, whyareyoudumbandhateful. Do you think his or her first post will be to make a donation on the Freepathon thread?
  • Troll Zotted (again): Why I Am a Republican

    01/01/2004 3:08:08 PM PST · by God bless mom dad and the GOP · 107 replies · 274+ views
    I am a Republican. I am pro-life, as long as it's in the womb. I could care less about it the second it's out of the womb, which is also why I'm pro-death penalty, and anti-welfare. It doesn't matter to me that women of affluence will still be able to obtain abortions in other countries - whether they believe in it or not. It doesn't matter to me that both child and mother are endangered, the second Roe V. Wade is overturned, by unscrupulous "doctors". I believe in an ideal world, and people shouldn't be having sex. Especially if they...
  • ZOT: Are Freepers "precision processors"

    01/01/2004 1:54:31 PM PST · by i am the newbie · 79 replies · 227+ views
    I just took a common internet IQ test (you know the one) and purposely answered every one of the 40 questions wrong! Here's what it said about me: Your IQ score is 75 We can tell your Intellectual Type is a Precision Processor. This means you're exceptionally good at discovering quick solutions to problems, especially ones that involve math or logic. You're also resourceful and able to think on your feet. And that's just some of what we know about you from your test results.
  • School Holds Rock-Paper-Scissors Contest

    05/30/2003 1:06:38 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 17 replies · 241+ views
    Rock smashes scissors. Paper covers rock. Scissors cut paper. Student insists there's a deeper meaning. Thomas Shaffer, who organized a rock-paper-scissors tournament at his high school, says the game is based on patterns, so the odds of winning increase when a player better observes his opponent. "At first I was one of the believers that it is a game of luck," Shaffer said. "I'll let you in on a little secret: Most people open with scissors. Novice players rarely throw the same thing twice in a row." Shaffer recruited 75 classmates at Elizabethtown Area High School to compete, got the...
  • On a Lighter Note...Toronto Man Becomes 2002 International Rock Paper Scissors Champion

    11/19/2002 12:29:58 PM PST · by Weimdog · 50 replies · 300+ views
    World RPS Society ^ | 11/16/2002 | worldrps.com
    For immediate release: Toronto Man Becomes 2002 International Rock Paper Scissors Champion -Rock beat Scissors in the Winning Throw in Toronto Last Night- Toronto, ON - Nov. 17, 2002...The World Rock Paper Scissors Society is pleased to announce that Pete Lovering from Toronto, Canada is the 2002 International Rock Paper Scissors Champion. Mr. Lovering beat 255 competitors for the Championship trophy, $1,200 in prize money, an Xbox game system, and the gold medal in the International Championships held in Toronto on November 16. In the final game, Lovering played a combination of Rock, Paper, Rock, Rock to take the Championship...