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Re: News of the Weird
« Reply #45 on: October 10, 2011, 06:12:30 PM »

There's no website that published this news in English. I guess it hasn't taken the attention of the media abroad, yet i'll try to translate it as much as can, because it's cryably funny;

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Spy Pelican Alert in Konya!

A group of businessmen have found a wounded pelican on their path while they were hiking in the forest. Seeing a recorder&transmitter attached to its foot with an identification tag written in Hebrew, they thought it might be a spy sent by Israeli goverment and they delivered the pelican to the policemen.


A group of businessmen who live in Eregli / Konya and are interested in mountaineering, have found a wounded pelican in the 2500 m height while they were hiking in the Berendi Platheu near the town. Seeing a recorder and a transmitter enchained to its foot with an identification tag written in Hebrew, they thought it might be a spy sent by Israeli goverment and they delivered the pelican to the policemen without hesitation.

Pelican finder, civil engineer Ahmet Yanaroglu has made a statement to the press, saying "We have found the wounded pelican in the 2500 m height of the Berendi Platheu. When we got closer to the pelican who is wounded on his chest and wings, we saw a solar energy powered transmitter&reciver and a rollerskate with a tag written in Hebrew, attached to its foot. We brought it to Eregli so that it could be cured and investigated by the officers. As far as we could understood by seeing a transmitter, we thought they have attached them to its foot in order to track it, but we couldn't understand the reason why Israeli officers attached the rollerskate."

Haha  ;D I guess zoologists just attached these devices to its foot in order to track the pelican's migration course.

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Re: News of the Weird
« Reply #46 on: October 10, 2011, 11:09:01 PM »

^ possible the roller skate got tangled in the tracking transmitter after the bird was tagged

possible the bird was tagged outside israel

possible the skate with hebrew label was acquired by the pelican outside israel

pelicans are scavengers and do frequent trash/garbage dumps

sigh, paranoia
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Re: News of the Weird
« Reply #47 on: October 11, 2011, 02:15:27 AM »

Today policemen made a statement. Apparently it was the part of a search in the Tel Aviv University.
Roller skate is still weird, yet as you said it might have been acquired by the pelican on its way flying to here.

And what kind of a top secret information could Israeli goverment could get from the transmitter attached to the pelican  ;D The reason i laughed this hard to this news is that they were so suspicious about it in case it might be a spy. Yeah paranoia. After the humanitarian aid flotilla has been raked by the Israeli cost guards.
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Re: News of the Weird
« Reply #48 on: October 11, 2011, 05:09:13 AM »

the people who found he pelicans may not understand the world
and technology as well as you do,
or even know that Great Britian and Israel have drones
like the US Predator drones

the humanitarian aid flotilla and it's organizers were foolish,
you don't fool with Israel about security.
they are very clear that force will be used to protect it

granted the rocket attacks etc. Israel has suffered,
Israel will never believe words about anything being peaceful and humanitarian
when it comes to moving supplies into Palestinian and Arab territory.
it will take a generation or two of peace for them to even begin to have some trust

both Israel and Palestine have made lot's of errors in their war since Israel was founded
but each has to get more honest and realistic with their demands
and their populations and voters about what is possible

the wider Muslim world has been even more irresponsible.
Palestine could have a great economy with every
Palestinian adult in or out of Palestine having
a doctorate or professional degree,
for what has been spent
on weapons by the wider Muslim world

Turkey use to have good enough relationships with
Israel, foolish to give that up

what a waste
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Re: News of the Weird
« Reply #49 on: October 11, 2011, 05:55:28 AM »

Dear Len, thanks for summarizing my thoughts. I'm not criticizing Israel, though i know they over reacted. Let me clarify what i think about this problem;

Our president made a statement about his aim of sending humanitarian aids to Palestine by a state-owned flotilla. He would also send nurses, doctors , some low level politicians etc. Israeli goverment and foreign affairs ministry warned him they might either start an armed fight or arrest the people in the flotilla. So mr president gave up sending an official ship, and instead he supported some charity associations - which are also quite conservative and religious. Some people gave interviews to the newspapers saying "we won't leave our palestinian brothers alone, we are going there in order to be a martyr".

I have gone to an island trip with that ship. It's nothing like an ammunition vessel, it's just a simple passenger ship. And no real ammunition has been found into it when Israeli army investigated it. Just toys, medicine, tents, etc.

But assuming they had warned Turkish goverment, and passengers had made stupid statements, they over-reacted.
They might have held those people captive, or they might have arrested them as well instead of raking the people.

The crime is mutual. And i will never forgive mr president for supporting such an illegal activity.

As for the Palestinian people, as a person who lives in the center of the middle east and europe, i can say honestly that 1 out of 3 Palestinian people works with Mossad&Israeli ministry of security selling out the informations about their government policies. They have sold pieces of their territory. And they also have illegal terrorist groups hiding inside the residential areas, and they also send suicide bombs to Israel. So they keep terrorizing and Israel keep reacting.

As a country which used to have good interactions with both of them, i think Turkish government should take a role as an interceder instead of supporting one of the sides in an illegal way.

This "but they are muslim so they are our brothers" watchword makes me sick. Palestine has always supported the illegal terroristic groups which threatens the unity of the Turkish Republic. They also back-stabbed us back in war of independence. They still gum up the works by sealing alliances with Southern Cyprus.

On the other hand, we have experienced both useful and harmful affairs with Israel. They might be over-reacting due to a passive agression caused by their common history full of holocausts, banishments, statelessness, etc. But they are honest enough to warn you before they intervene in.

And if Palestini people might be our brothers, Israeli people might as well be our brothers. There are still many Turkish people working and living in the Israel. Building good relationships with Israeli government and people has taken years, but screwing the whole things up just took a day thanks to religious discrimination and prying into the affairs of the two governments.
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Re: News of the Weird
« Reply #50 on: October 11, 2011, 11:17:25 AM »

yes, i concur

they are humans, so both Palestinians and Israelis are our brothers
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Re: News of the Weird
« Reply #51 on: October 11, 2011, 03:49:13 PM »

yes, i concur

they are humans, so both Palestinians and Israelis are our brothers

uh, len, not all humans are related.  that would make you like my great-uncle or some shit.
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Re: News of the Weird
« Reply #52 on: October 11, 2011, 07:50:22 PM »

yes, i concur

they are humans, so both Palestinians and Israelis are our brothers
uh, len, not all humans are related.  that would make you like my great-uncle or some shit.

nope, cousin Ag

we all have a common great .................... grand mother.
the DNA in every human Mitochondrion checked
comes from a common maternal ancestor

this has been checked world wide, with enough samples
that the probability of an exception is very Very VERY tiny

this is true of many species.
the math was interesting when i looked at it

so we're something like 800,000th cousins 1,000 removed,
or closer

btw, you could be my great ... aunt,
or vice versa.
do you understand why?

diluted cousin love -len
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Re: News of the Weird
« Reply #53 on: October 11, 2011, 08:14:50 PM »

i understand what (and why) you are saying, as i remind you i am not an idiot.  i am familiar with this theory.  mitochondriae matching or no, a chihuahua is not the same thing as a rottweiler.  true they can be brothers, but the chance then of their dna mixing into a combination of the two species is far more likely.

what you're seeing is a genetic code that ensures we all have ten fingers and toes, more or less.  of course we have the same commonality/code that shapes us.  for all you know, however, i'm only human in the honorary sense.

trust me.  if we were all that closely related, we'd be birthing flipper babies left and right.  which is possibly what happened to atlantis.
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Re: News of the Weird
« Reply #54 on: October 11, 2011, 08:22:54 PM »

never know what a smart person knows ...

interesting POV
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« Reply #55 on: October 11, 2011, 08:24:38 PM »

never know what a smart person knows ...

interesting POV


my worldview is an inextricable tangle of mythology and science.  sadly, it does not contain a lot of maths.

isn't atlantis where the dolphins come from?  
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Re: News of the Weird
« Reply #56 on: October 12, 2011, 08:19:01 PM »

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http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Woman-accused-of-calling-ex-1-001-times-in-three-2215226.php
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« Reply #57 on: October 12, 2011, 08:57:19 PM »

Woman calls ex boyfriend 1001 times. Wonders why he didn't take her back...
http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Woman-accused-of-calling-ex-1-001-times-in-three-2215226.php

i am thoroughly enjoying her hate blog.

http://therealpetermainleatherartistbeyondartisttheman.blog.com/


i don't really think she has had closure with this.
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Re: News of the Weird
« Reply #58 on: October 12, 2011, 09:26:01 PM »

Woman calls ex boyfriend 1001 times. Wonders why he didn't take her back...
http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Woman-accused-of-calling-ex-1-001-times-in-three-2215226.php

i am thoroughly enjoying her hate blog.

http://therealpetermainleatherartistbeyondartisttheman.blog.com/


i don't really think she has had closure with this.
It's never ending. I can't believe she put all that effort in and he didn't take her back.  ;D

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« Reply #59 on: October 12, 2011, 10:41:32 PM »

Woman calls ex boyfriend 1001 times. Wonders why he didn't take her back...
http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Woman-accused-of-calling-ex-1-001-times-in-three-2215226.php

i am thoroughly enjoying her hate blog.

http://therealpetermainleatherartistbeyondartisttheman.blog.com/


i don't really think she has had closure with this.
It's never ending. I can't believe she put all that effort in and he didn't take her back.  ;D


like he's ever going to find anybody to love him that hard again.
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