What do you know about Texas?

Discussion in 'Europe General Archive' started by DARTH_CONFEDERATE, Dec 22, 2003.

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  1. Jayna Jedi Master

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    Wow, I've lived in the US all my life and you guys have more knowledge of Texas history than me. :(

    I do know that Texas makes awesome toast, though. :p
  2. LaYa_ Jedi Grand Master

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    Well , basically, I just know that Texas is one of the states of USA, President Bush is from there (or at least, he was Governor of this state) and that the death penalty stills being executed there.

    Well, I just know bad things about Texas.. [face_plain]
  3. pirry Jedi Master

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    Texas... it sounds to me familiar... ?[face_plain]


    :p


    I know it was part of Spain one time, and now it's one of the most important states in USA. About 6 flags, I like those parks :cool:
  4. DARTH_CONFEDERATE Force Ghost

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    Well , basically, I just know that Texas is one of the states of USA, President Bush is from there (or at least, he was Governor of this state) and that the death penalty stills being executed there.

    Well, I just know bad things about Texas..



    No, no, those are very good things. But there are many more good things.
  5. MacCaffrey VIP

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    I share Vanessas opinion, but it is just our opinion. And I like it when that's respected.

    That quote fits: "From a certain point of view..." Obi Wan, RotJ
  6. AmberStarbright Jedi Grand Master

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    I think it's cultural differences, from what I have seen people in Europe think rather differently to those in the US. So yes, certain point of view.
  7. LaYa_ Jedi Grand Master

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    I share Vanessas opinion, but it is just our opinion. And I like it when that's respected.

    Exactly!

    And as Amber said, probably it's cultural differences, and I respect you think that I'm wrong.. so I would like that you respect my opinion, even if it's not the same of yours.

  8. DARTH_CONFEDERATE Force Ghost

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    I do. We are all different and think different, I know that.
  9. DARTH_CONFEDERATE Force Ghost

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    Tell me ya'll know more about Texas than this. Please tell me.
  10. Anakin_Solo06 Jedi Knight

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    Basically Texas is just another state in the US. The only big differnce between that and the other states was that Texas was a country itself before it joined the United States. Thus the LoneStar State. And when you say Texas, most people just think of Chuck Norris as Walker.
  11. AmberStarbright Jedi Grand Master

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    Actually I wouldn't have even have thought of that when I think of Texas
  12. DARTH_CONFEDERATE Force Ghost

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  13. MacCaffrey VIP

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    Walker is boring.

    And I am the same opinion as AmberStarbright! ;)
  14. Mefistofeles Force Ghost

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    Do you know any of it's history.

    And how about You, DARTH_CONFEDERATE ? What do You know about Poland for ex ?
  15. Jedi_Orion Jedi Master

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    Or Croatia for that matter...?
  16. Jaina_Mirax Ex CR North-Germany and GSFF RSA

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    Walker dubbed to german sux, but I always watched it with my hostparents.

    only met texans once, and they were ok. used to live next door to us. but sometimes hard to understand.


    or germany AFTER WW2?
  17. Obi_one_and_only Force Ghost

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    Texas is the only state that can have its flag at the same height as the US flag, no?

    What else? Dallas Mavericks.
  18. Nwalme Jade Ex(patriated) RSA

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    Oh, you're probably like us Janne. You have no electricity, no tv, and you don't wash.
  19. Jaina_Mirax Ex CR North-Germany and GSFF RSA

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    right charlotte, we are riding horses to school, live in caves and drink beer for breakfast
  20. sergiurusu Jedi Grand Master

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    A good friend of mine is from Richardson Texas. :)
  21. MacCaffrey VIP

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    Right, Janne! Beer is called "Liquid bread", so why not for breakfast? ;)

    We aren't cynical, are we?
  22. Jaina_Mirax Ex CR North-Germany and GSFF RSA

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    aye, Flo.
    I think one liter of beer is a nutricious as one or two pieces of german black bread.

    (what a important fact to know!!! ;) )
  23. DARTH_CONFEDERATE Force Ghost

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    What do You know about Poland for ex

    Poland was a pretty big kingdom centuries ago. It was conquered and what is now Poland was split between Germany and Russia until after WWI, then was again taken by the Germans and the Soviets in WWII. After the war, it was communist and a member of the Warsaw pact, Warsaw is the capital of Poland. Communism fell in the early nineties, became democratic, and about recently joined the European Union.It currently has troops helping in Iraq.

    Croatia, I'll be honest, other than it being part Austria-Hungary prior to WWI and being part of Yugoslavia after, I really don't know jack squat about it.

    Germany after WWII
    Became West(democratic) and East(Communist)Germany. It helped start the cold war. The Berlin Wall fell in '89 and the country was reunited in '90.The current chancellor is Gerhard Schroeder. It has 16 states I think. The Palistinian terror group "Black September" killed 11 Israeli athletes in Munich during the '72 Olympics. The population is more than 80 million. It is a member of NATO and one of the original members of the EU. And you can drink when you are eithe 16 or 18, can't remeber for sure, I wish it was like that here.


    Sorry it took so long to answer, but I've been without a computer for 2 months, and when I did have access to one, I didn't have much time to talk.


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