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Sat May 24, 2014, 01:50 PM

you know who used initials? the Nazis, that's who.

ever heard of the 'SS'? Well, they were big time Nazis and they didn't always take the time to write things out. Is that how you want to be? Like a Nazi?

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Reply you know who used initials? the Nazis, that's who. (Original post)
arely staircase May 24 OP
DontTreadOnMe May 24 #1
Cirque du So-What May 24 #10
OregonBlue May 24 #2
Diclotican May 24 #16
JDPriestly May 24 #17
OregonBlue May 24 #32
JDPriestly May 25 #34
Fuddnik May 24 #23
NuclearDem May 24 #3
Throd May 24 #4
arely staircase May 24 #5
salib May 24 #8
Leme May 24 #6
NuclearDem May 24 #7
Leme May 24 #9
arely staircase May 24 #11
U4ikLefty May 24 #12
SecularMotion May 24 #13
WhiteTara May 24 #14
msanthrope May 24 #15
Hissyspit May 24 #18
AnalystInParadise May 24 #26
Hissyspit May 24 #28
Tom Ripley May 24 #19
Hissyspit May 24 #21
Whisp May 24 #20
JDPriestly May 24 #22
treestar May 24 #24
Fuddnik May 24 #25
RandySF May 24 #27
tandot May 24 #29
CrispyQ May 24 #30
Leme May 25 #35
Rafale May 24 #31
Niceguy1 May 24 #33

Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Sat May 24, 2014, 01:52 PM

1. Secret embedded meaning of initials: Part VII

lmao

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Response to DontTreadOnMe (Reply #1)

Sat May 24, 2014, 02:09 PM

10. Careful

We're none too enamored of Roman numerals 'round here either.

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Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Sat May 24, 2014, 01:54 PM

2. What does SS stand for? Could you spell it out for me?

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Response to OregonBlue (Reply #2)

Sat May 24, 2014, 03:54 PM

16. OregonBlue

OregonBlue

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schutzstaffel Is at least the original wording of the organisation

Diclotican

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Response to OregonBlue (Reply #2)

Sat May 24, 2014, 03:59 PM

17. Schutzstaffel per William L. Shirer, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, pages 143-145.

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Response to JDPriestly (Reply #17)

Sat May 24, 2014, 07:14 PM

32. I guess I should have used the sarcasm button.

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Response to OregonBlue (Reply #32)

Sun May 25, 2014, 12:17 AM

34. I got it. Just thought it was an interesting factoid.

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Response to OregonBlue (Reply #2)

Sat May 24, 2014, 04:07 PM

23. Sargeant Schultz

I know nothink!

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Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Sat May 24, 2014, 01:55 PM

3. Not another Case White privilege thread.

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Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Sat May 24, 2014, 01:55 PM

4. I drive an Olds 88. The Aryan Nation uses 88 as an image in their tattoos.

H is the eight letter of the alphabet, so 88 = HH = Heil Hitler

I guess I should remove the emblems from the car so nobody gets the wrong idea.

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Response to Throd (Reply #4)

Sat May 24, 2014, 01:57 PM

5. you should remove them from all Olds 88s

Save the owners the trouble.

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Response to Throd (Reply #4)

Sat May 24, 2014, 02:04 PM

8. My old VW Type I (Beetle) had an "Emergency 88" switch

My friends joked that it was an 88mm gun (common for the Germans in WWII). Seemed to just be emergency flashers.

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Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Sat May 24, 2014, 02:01 PM

6. and the celebrity magazines use intials also..so it must mean something

 

MM,LL,KLG,BK,JB, EH,WG,BW, KK,BB,MJ,............

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Response to Leme (Reply #6)

Sat May 24, 2014, 02:03 PM

7. What'd you say about my mother?

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Response to NuclearDem (Reply #7)

Sat May 24, 2014, 02:07 PM

9. I learned from OP

 

that people with initials are Nazis....take it up with him/her.

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Response to Leme (Reply #9)

Sat May 24, 2014, 02:09 PM

11. people with initials, people using other's initials, etc. nt

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Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Sat May 24, 2014, 02:13 PM

12. Putin uses initials?

...or was that Gaddafi? I dunno, which one is "Hitler" these days?

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Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Sat May 24, 2014, 02:14 PM

13. WWHD

What would Hitler Do?

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Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Sat May 24, 2014, 02:43 PM

14. Here I thought Twitter had

reduced all words to their least number of characters.

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Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Sat May 24, 2014, 02:47 PM

15. Greenwald's middle initial is "E," FYI. I wonder if the Nazi's would have called him "GEG."

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Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Sat May 24, 2014, 03:59 PM

18. I remember well people calling Greenwald Gigi.

Then switching to GG when called on it.

While some have assuredly referred to him by his initials without malice, plenty of posters have not.

Some people write JA for Assange, but funny how it is not nearly as common as GG for Greenwald.

It's a cute game some are playing and plenty of people aren't falling for it.

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Response to Hissyspit (Reply #18)

Sat May 24, 2014, 04:11 PM

26. I think you are the only one playing a game

it's initials, not rampant homophobia

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Response to AnalystInParadise (Reply #26)

Sat May 24, 2014, 04:13 PM

28. Well, you would be wrong.

I spent plenty of time in threads after the Snowden revelations last summer and know exactly what many posters were up to. Not everyone, but many. When someone is using Gigi and then switches to GG in the same conversation after getting alerted, it would be silly not to recognize what was going on.

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Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Sat May 24, 2014, 04:01 PM

19. LMFAO

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Response to Tom Ripley (Reply #19)

Sat May 24, 2014, 04:04 PM

21. It would be funny if there were not a history to this.

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Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Sat May 24, 2014, 04:01 PM

20. just wait til JR from Dallas hears about this!

or is he dead?

SEE! he was KILLED by the Acronym Monster.

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Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Sat May 24, 2014, 04:05 PM

22. If you spoke German, you would understand why the NAZIs liked initials.

German words are long. The language is phonetic so it is actually easy to learn.

But think of all the misspelled words on the Teabaggers signs, and then you understand that a lot of conservatives are unable to spell. I think it has to do with their short attention spans. That may also explain why they want easy, slogan answers to questions about complex issues. It may also explain why Ayn Rand's extremely simplistic philosophy appeals to them. -- Short attention spans -- explains their ignorance.

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Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Sat May 24, 2014, 04:08 PM

24. If my name were Sally Smith

and I was referred to as SS on DU, how much trouble would there be over calling me a Nazi?

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Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Sat May 24, 2014, 04:09 PM

25. How about DU?

That sounds very sinister.

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Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Sat May 24, 2014, 04:11 PM

27. Oh for Pete's sake.

What about FDR, JFK and JBJ?

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Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Sat May 24, 2014, 04:15 PM

29. You better go to AtA and ask Skinner to change "The DU Lounge"

to "The Democratic Underground Lounge" ...

I am pretty sure they'll be very thankful that you made them aware that they are Nazis for not writing it out.

Oh wait ... darn it ... I wrote AtA instead of Ask the Administrators ... that would make me a Nazi, too

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Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Sat May 24, 2014, 04:18 PM

30. I call BS on this thread.

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Response to CrispyQ (Reply #30)

Sun May 25, 2014, 12:30 AM

35. you asked Barbra Streisand?

 

Bob Seger ?

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Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Sat May 24, 2014, 04:29 PM

31. Enough of this...

Enough of this anti-German propaganda.

Your pal,
R

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Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Sat May 24, 2014, 08:24 PM

33. I feel so much safer now

That the abbriavtion nazis are on patrol

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