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Old 10-12-2018, 12:36 PM
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So what do you think is the best and the worst to have marked 2018 and still is?
It could be anything from music to sport politics art fashion food etc.
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the best ....
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the worst.....

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The worst event, is the continued recognition of the deep divisions within US society that are exported abroad though the dumb and reductive attempts to reprove within the moronic, morally indebted shit heap that is Hollywood.

The best event is... I hope it is still to come...

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The worst event, is the continued recognition of the deep divisions within US society that are exported abroad though the dumb and reductive attempts to reprove within the moronic, morally indebted shit heap that is Hollywood.

The best event is... I hope it is still to come...

EDIT: Nice post btw.
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What do you mean exactly by Hollywood?
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Well, the Hollywood that has enabled predators to be predatory.

I have worked in several firms, and it may just be that I am of a younger generation, but we never gave a get-out-of-jail-free card to anyone. If someone acted poorly they were called out for it (like I say, it may just be that I am younger).

Hollywood appears to require all comers, male or female, to swim in the gutter. What sticks in my throat- to quote TKaMB- is the moralising that comes after from people of extreme privilege.

I find it all distasteful.
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Well, the Hollywood that has enabled predators to be predatory.

I have worked in several firms, and it may just be that I am of a younger generation, but we never gave a get-out-of-jail-free card to anyone. If someone acted poorly they were called out for it (like I say, it may just be that I am younger).

Hollywood appears to require all comers, male or female, to swim in the gutter. What sticks in my throat- to quote TKaMB- is the moralising that comes after from people of extreme privilege.

I find it all distasteful.


Yes, but actors are not real people anyway (not the good ones), they are mostly psychopaths making as honest a living as a psychopath can. I think itís great we have this industry to keep them off the streets.
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indeed and it saves alot of money
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Yes, but actors are not real people anyway (not the good ones), they are mostly psychopaths making as honest a living as a psychopath can. I think it’s great we have this industry to keep them off the streets.
Well that sums up Hollywood the greatest predator to be had let alone the actors. They are hardly anything in the making.
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If it happens, and if it would be a "Clean Brexit", then a Brexit in 2018 would be the best thing on the world stage.




ON another political note, the Senate Confirmation hearing in the U.S. Senate was both the best and worst events of 2018.
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The best of 2018 for me was reconnecting with my 18 year old daughter after fifteen years.

The worst was finding out what she had gone through during that time.
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The best of 2018 for me was reconnecting with my 18 year old daughter after fifteen years.

The worst was finding out what she had gone through during that time.
After 15 years? How did it go?
I mean my ex has not seen his daughter since she was two to this day.

What did she do that was bad? You don't mind me asking?
Going off the rail is typical of kids who lose touch with their parents it is common things.
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If it happens, and if it would be a "Clean Brexit", then a Brexit in 2018 would be the best thing on the world stage.
The question if it is/would be a clean brexit then is it not a possibility the rest
of any other eu country may follow suit?
It is a possibility not be sniffed at.
Once one starts and does well another will follow.
The idea of it ''not let to be a clean brexit'' is tactical because it is assumed/known that the idea of another separation for any other countries involved in the eu is a possibility.
So it is not that easy or straight forward.
The next step because of this glitch I am guessing is to assume a second referendum and get a remain rather
then leave. This is for the best would be the ''best thing to do''.

ON another political note, the Senate Confirmation hearing in the U.S. Senate was both the best and worst events of 2018.
In what way?
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After 15 years? How did it go?
I mean my ex has not seen his daughter since she was two to this day.

What did she do that was bad? You don't mind me asking?
Going off the rail is typical of kids who lose touch with their parents it is common things.
When I was undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments for cancer, I had no family that would take my kids in, and their mother was in and out of prison, so I signed guardianship over to some friends, who ended up keeping her isolated from everyone, including me, until she was sixteen, at which point they had self-diagnosed her with Borderline Personality Disorder and found someone to prescribe every heavy-duty psyche med known to man. She got away and called me from a group home where the State had put her when she ended up in the nut-house for cutting herself, which her guardians took as a suicide attempt.

I was able to spend some time with her, then went another year with no contact, but then she turned 18 and is no longer under the control of either her guardians, or the State, so we've actually had some time together, for the first time in fifteen years.

Her guardians spent fifteen years blocking me from seeing her, while telling her I had abandoned her.

Now she's doing well, is off the meds and going to college, and I couldn't be prouder of her.
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