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Oceania There should be NO Dual Citizenship

Discussion in 'Oceania Discussion Boards' started by The Gatherer, Jul 21, 2003.

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  1. -luigi- Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Jul 26, 2002
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    How to Win Friends and Influence People
    - revised edition with foreword by Nyder


    only $50! any takers? :D
  2. Detonating-Rabbit Jedi Grand Master

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    May 23, 2003
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    I won't, but thank you anyway. I guess because I don't go to church, I am an athiest...

    And because I have a job I am an economist and an individualist...belonging more to the right-wing side of politics (because I have a job and many others in other countries do not, and therefore I am not a socialist or a communist...or whatever)...yadda yadda yadda, blah blah blah...

    Back on topic, though. I'm come from South Africa, but I call myself Australian because I love living here, and because I am a citizen of this wonderful country :D
    And as far as I know, I still have a valid passport from South Africa. Not that I'll be going there in a hurry...
  3. Ender Sai Chosen One

    Member Since:
    Feb 18, 2001
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    Guys, seriously, let's save our energy till Gatherer gets unbanned and we debate pointless topics then. It can't be anymore than, oh, 3-4 months. Just hold out a bit longer...

    E_S
  4. HawkNC Former RSA: Oceania

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    Oct 23, 2001
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    Careful Ender, one might be tempted to think you couldn't handle a real argument if you have to wait for Gath to come back. Not that this necessarily represents a real argument, but still... :p
  5. Ender Sai Chosen One

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    Feb 18, 2001
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    Har har...

    I'm just saying, when we're debating something as stupid as dual citizenship, we might as well wait till Gath comes back so he can say some outlandish crap and we can all pull it apart... [face_mischief]

    E_S
  6. -luigi- Jedi Master

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    Jul 26, 2002
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    If it's outlandish cap you want then take a gander at Nyder's posts :D
  7. Ender Sai Chosen One

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    Feb 18, 2001
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    Nyder v Gatherer death match, anyone? ;)

    E_S
  8. -luigi- Jedi Master

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    crap I meant crap not cap.
  9. Detonating-Rabbit Jedi Grand Master

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    May 23, 2003
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  10. Nyder Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Jun 27, 2002
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    He doesn't stand a chance against me. [face_mischief]
  11. Protege-of-Thrawn Manager Emeritus

    Member Since:
    Mar 14, 2001
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    How about we all take turns in BEING the Gatherer for a week. Eventually, sadly, we'll get banned for random rhetoric being spouted in the wrong place, but think of the sense of friendly rivalry and sportsmanship it'd instill in the forum.

    I'll go first.

    Ahem.


    "All non-white, non-catholic people should pay a special "not australian enough" tax, which we can use to build things in the cities whilst they move to Darwin. Since no one in darwin wants to work, we dont need to spend any money there, and they can sit under trees wishing they had thought before deciding to be so un-australian."

    Discuss.
  12. Detonating-Rabbit Jedi Grand Master

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    May 23, 2003
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    Yeah, those cursed non-Australian people with their non-Australian, multicultural ways...

    Hang on a minute...a few years ago I was a 'non-Australian'...

    *Pretends to be the Gatherer...*
    Just because I don't like Indigenous Australians, non-whites, gays, Vietnamese, and people with dual citizenships, it doesn't make me a racist, white sepremisist, who cannot tolerate people with different views to my own! ;)

    Endiths my ramblings here. :p
  13. MarvinTheMartian Jedi Grand Master

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    Mar 31, 2002
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    Pretending to be a certain member: "No dool citizenships cos the rest are all scum itellsyoo. ..!!!..!!!!"""""
  14. Ender Sai Chosen One

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    Feb 18, 2001
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    You know he still reads these pages, right?

    Carry on.

    E_S
  15. Detonating-Rabbit Jedi Grand Master

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    May 23, 2003
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    Well, if it wasn't for his rambling and "I always have to be right" attitude, then he wouldn't have gotten banned in the first place and would be able to defend himself from all our attacks. Like in the good old days... :D
  16. foxy_kenobi Jedi Master

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    Dec 11, 2000
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    You guys are evil! ^v^
  17. Detonating-Rabbit Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    May 23, 2003
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    Nah, we're just having fun... ;) Let me put it this way...I'm enjoying it while I still can. :D
  18. AdmiralZaarin Jedi Grand Master

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    Jul 8, 2001
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    ...and potentially even the New Zealanders can vote in our elections.

    Why the 'even New Zealanders'? Would it sit better with you if the English were allowed to vote, but not us Kiwi born Australians? God forbid I vote in the elections of the country I've spent all but my first year in.

    I thought this country was supposed to be about many cultures and nations coming together...why makes you, Gath, any more Australian than, say, my Australian born sister?

    Your ancestors came to this country, at the very earliest, in the late 18th century.

    Really.
  19. Shadowfire Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jul 14, 1998
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    I was worried that you would pick on me for having more than one citizenship.

    Luckily, I have three and therefore do not fall into the "Dual Citizenship" catagory.

    /e snickers.


    Yes, I really am a citizen of three countries.
  20. Nyder Jedi Master

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    Jun 27, 2002
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    Let's examine what 'citizenship' is for a second, without the rhetoric.

    CITIZENSHIP IS A PIECE OF PAPER!

    Yes, an insignificant piece of paper. Like a 'permit', it is just another burden of bureaucracy.

    What is a 'country'?

    A PIECE OF DIRT WITH PEOPLE ON IT!

    Organised thugs in business suits like to call it a 'nation' and define the borders for whom they are going to rob.

    Isn't 'citizenship' good? No, because it makes it harder for people to travel and take advantage of opportunities elsewhere. Also if they get there, a real possibility exists that they'll be sent back to where they came from!

    But what about terrorists? Private security, assassins, bounty hunters, PI's, private intelligence gathering, etc. People aren't stupid you know.

    Aren't 'nations' a good thing? If you want to give legitimacy to organised criminals.
  21. Detonating-Rabbit Jedi Grand Master

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  22. -luigi- Jedi Master

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    Hey Nyder, how can you hate bureaucracy and love money?

    one can't exist without the other.
  23. Nyder Jedi Master

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    Hey Nyder, how can you hate bureaucracy and love money?

    one can't exist without the other.


    Money can exist without bureaucracy.

    Unless can you explain, in clear and concise terms, why you think that money cannot exist without bureaucracy?
  24. -luigi- Jedi Master

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    Jul 26, 2002
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    How would you determine it's value, you smarmy git?
  25. Nyder Jedi Master

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    Jun 27, 2002
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