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Old 26th March 2012, 11:49 AM
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Was on in the last couple of days in Merka somewhere. 30 000 people turned up apparently.

Here's a photo posted somewhere by Old Dan and stolen by me;





They had Tim Minchin, bastards!!1!
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Old 26th March 2012, 01:17 PM
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They had heaps of people!

I've seen quite a bit go past on Twitter about this. Fantastic showing.

Gives me hope for the US
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Old 26th March 2012, 01:26 PM
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Determined lot, what with the rain. But then again, I'd stand out in the rain to watch Timmy.
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Old 26th March 2012, 09:32 PM
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I love how much press this is getting. Good stuff.
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Old 26th March 2012, 09:59 PM
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I really wish I was there. Need more money damn it!




Photo from facebook.
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Old 27th March 2012, 08:17 PM
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I really wish I was there. Need more money damn it!




Photo from facebook.
That much awesome in one place would make Chuck Norris's head explode.
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Old 28th March 2012, 07:42 AM
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Chuck Norris is a devout christian. Yes I know - disappointing. But he is from Texas, and there are a lot of religious nutjobs there.
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Chuck Norris is a devout christian. Yes I know - disappointing. But he is from Texas, and there are a lot of religious nutjobs there.
And a dedicated rethuglican. Double up on nut factor.
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Old 28th March 2012, 10:29 AM
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Adam Savage speaks.
Frigg'n brilliant speech!
Adam nailed it. Not one mention of religion, but hammered it in almost every respect.

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Adam Savage speaks.
Oh my.

That is stirring stuff indeed. Goosebumps here.
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