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Angry Iraqi Throws Shoes at Bush in Baghdad

Discussion in 'Alley of Lingering Sighs' started by Taluntain, Dec 15, 2008.

  1. Deathmage

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    Notice how for the second attack, the Other Guy deftly deflects it with his arm. In fact, overall I think Other Guy is cooler - he is completely unfazed by even the first attack. He merely blinks.

    But yes, excellent dodging on Bush's part.
     
  2. Nakia

    Nakia The night is mine Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    For once I must disagree with a negative about our incumbent President G. Bush.

    How would I feel if someone threw a shoe or two at me? That would depend on who threw it, why they threw it, how big or heavy it was.

    My first and primary reaction would probably be shocked, threatened but not insulted. Throwing a shoe would be no more insulting to me than throwing a rock or even a cushion.

    Now eggs, tomatos, rotten vegtables those are insulting.
     
  3. Chandos the Red

    Chandos the Red This Wheel's on Fire

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    He's very good at "ducking" a lot of things....
     
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    Saber A revolution without dancing is not worth having! Veteran

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    Wow, he dodged that **** like the Matrix man... that was amazing! In fact, that is probably the best thing I've seen him do...
     
  5. Taluntain

    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    George "Artful Dodger" W. Bush. :lol:
     
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    Montresor Mostly Harmless Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder

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    Hey, regardless of our opinion of GWB, we all have to admit he has a pretty good AC vs. Missile Weapons. :D

    BTW, if you visit Café Mozart in Aarhus, Denmark, the café has a 170 cm copy of Bush. If you can hit it with a shoe, drinks are half price. (Link to story in Danish.) :lol:
     
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    From what distance?
     
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    Montresor Mostly Harmless Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder

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    Eight or nine meters, according to the article.
     
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    Jay Leno said something like,
    He is very fast to "lean left"
     
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