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qnr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-17-06 06:55 PM
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73. OT-but that's one thing I really regret, never getting to be a lighthouse
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  -What is up with the upside down US flags as icons? I think thats offensive coldiggs  Jan-17-06 11:17 AM   #0 
  - ....  no name no slogan   Jan-17-06 11:18 AM   #1 
  - Yup  KitchenWitch   Jan-17-06 09:06 PM   #102 
  - Hey!  Left Is Write   Jan-17-06 09:24 PM   #105 
     - Here  KitchenWitch   Jan-17-06 09:31 PM   #108 
        - LOL!  Left Is Write   Jan-17-06 09:40 PM   #110 
        - Sorry!  KitchenWitch   Jan-17-06 09:40 PM   #112 
        - Pats couch...moves over a bit...  SoCalDem   Jan-18-06 01:22 AM   #127 
  - I got here late. How you doing?  Crazy Guggenheim   Jan-17-06 10:21 PM   #121 
  - Do you know what an upside down flag means?  skygazer   Jan-17-06 11:18 AM   #2 
  - Apparently not, because then they wouldn't show their  LostinVA   Jan-17-06 06:39 PM   #57 
     - Yeah, true - however, giving the benefit of the doubt, if they joined  qnr   Jan-17-06 06:52 PM   #69 
  - It is a signal of distress  Floogeldy   Jan-17-06 11:18 AM   #3 
  - Not just distress  China_cat   Jan-17-06 01:05 PM   #46 
  - Um...wow.  Fenris   Jan-17-06 11:18 AM   #4 
  - An upside-down flag is a signal of distress  Caution   Jan-17-06 11:19 AM   # 
  - oh sorry i thought it was like burning it  coldiggs   Jan-17-06 11:20 AM   #6 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-17-06 11:21 AM   #8 
     - Oh come on now  GirlinContempt   Jan-17-06 11:22 AM   #10 
     - Jumping to conclusions is one of your greatest political institutions  primate1   Jan-17-06 11:28 AM   #18 
     - How many times you going to repeat that??  4dsc   Jan-17-06 11:25 AM   #15 
     - It's more like something an adult would understand.  Misunderestimator   Jan-17-06 12:15 PM   #40 
        - zing!  anarch   Jan-17-06 01:13 PM   #49 
        - ..  SlavesandBulldozers   Jan-17-06 01:13 PM   #51 
  - Wait sorry am I wrong. Isnt an upside down flag like secound to burning it  coldiggs   Jan-17-06 11:19 AM   #5 
  - No, it isn't in any way similar  Caution   Jan-17-06 11:22 AM   #9 
  - I have no problem with flag burning.  Floogeldy   Jan-17-06 11:23 AM   #13 
  - I think they should have the right to do it but it is still a disspicable  coldiggs   Jan-17-06 11:23 AM   #14 
     - Flag burning is not despicable.  Floogeldy   Jan-17-06 11:28 AM   #17 
     - Poor spelling is despicable  skygazer   Jan-17-06 11:29 AM   # 
        - Damned right, Pard.  BikeWriter   Jan-17-06 07:41 PM   #88 
     - I think that flag-burning should be mandatory  puerco-bellies   Jan-17-06 01:26 PM   #55 
     - uh  SofaKingLiberal   Jan-17-06 06:52 PM   #70 
     - Very witty reparte  tavalon   Jan-18-06 05:43 PM   #128 
     - Technically, burning a flag is also a sign of respect. How do you think  qnr   Jan-17-06 01:33 PM   #56 
     - Yeah, like the tattered ones on car antennas?  LostinVA   Jan-17-06 06:44 PM   #59 
        - That drives me absolutely crazy!! This woman that takes care of  driver8   Jan-17-06 06:48 PM   #63 
        - I know, it drives the old Girl Scout in me nuts  LostinVA   Jan-17-06 06:51 PM   #66 
           - OT-but that's one thing I really regret, never getting to be a lighthouse  qnr   Jan-17-06 06:55 PM   #73 
           - Per the Coast Guard, he's the last "real" keeper alive  LostinVA   Jan-17-06 09:05 PM   #101 
              - of course :)  qnr   Jan-17-06 09:41 PM   #114 
           - Good for him!! I like that idea! Maybe I will start doing that, as well.  driver8   Jan-17-06 06:56 PM   #75 
              - And sometimes he starts yelling about fighting  LostinVA   Jan-17-06 09:03 PM   #100 
        - That so pisses me off when I see it. Especially with the whole back of  qnr   Jan-17-06 06:50 PM   #64 
     - Of course it's not despicable - do you know what that word means?  LostinVA   Jan-17-06 06:43 PM   #58 
     - You may want to study a little military code. Here is the US Flag code  Scout1071   Jan-17-06 06:56 PM   #74 
     - "disspicable" eh?  philosophie_en_rose   Jan-17-06 07:36 PM   #83 
     - You must learn to spell if you expect to debate! (IMO)  BikeWriter   Jan-17-06 07:39 PM   #86 
     - Spell Check, Please Dude  we can do it   Jan-17-06 09:21 PM   #104 
  - I comes from maritime use.  Deep13   Jan-17-06 11:49 AM   #25 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-17-06 11:20 AM   #7 
  - And people call ME cold  DS1   Jan-17-06 11:23 AM   #11 
     - Nonsense. You're delightful and charming!  Fenris   Jan-17-06 11:29 AM   #19 
     - You are cold.  Texasgal   Jan-17-06 11:34 AM   #22 
        - He's actually quite warm  SOteric   Jan-17-06 11:54 AM   #30 
  - >>it gives ammo to necons who say that liberals are un Patriotic.  DaveTheWave   Jan-17-06 11:23 AM   #12 
  - The NRA isn't exactly liberal  China_cat   Jan-17-06 01:08 PM   #47 
  - Wow! I gotta give props for the misspellings!  swimboy   Jan-17-06 11:28 AM   #16 
  - perhaps this will be useful  anarch   Jan-17-06 11:29 AM   #20 
  - flaggie underwear and swimsuits are disrespectful  uppityperson   Jan-17-06 06:51 PM   #67 
  - Isn't that the truth. n/t  qnr   Jan-17-06 07:58 PM   #94 
  - Yeah and all those cheapo frayed flags are made in China... the irony.  henslee   Jan-17-06 10:27 PM   #122 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-17-06 11:29 AM   #21 
  - What's a necon  huskerlaw   Jan-17-06 11:46 AM   #23 
  - A kind of wafer candy?  Lavender Brown   Jan-17-06 11:51 AM   #28 
     - Necco!  Floogeldy   Jan-17-06 12:23 PM   #42 
        - Ooooh, I always loved those things  skygazer   Jan-17-06 12:24 PM   #43 
        - ...  huskerlaw   Jan-17-06 12:26 PM   #44 
        - I hate those things  LostinVA   Jan-17-06 06:46 PM   #60 
        - Neocons in rainbow colors? wow, how, um, librul of them  uppityperson   Jan-17-06 06:52 PM   #68 
        - If you shop around, you can get rolls of just black ones . . .  ET Awful   Jan-17-06 07:38 PM   #85 
           - Tres interesting... in a weird way  LostinVA   Jan-18-06 06:23 PM   #132 
        - These things eh?  fujiyama   Jan-17-06 09:40 PM   #113 
  - awesome - it's been months since we've had this thread.  sniffa   Jan-17-06 11:49 AM   #24 
  - welcome to DU coldiggs  auntAgonist   Jan-17-06 11:50 AM   #26 
  - My Ohio pennant avatar is upside down.  Deep13   Jan-17-06 11:50 AM   #27 
  - Well, welcome and kiss my liberal ass.  Shakespeare   Jan-17-06 11:52 AM   #29 
  - Upside down flag is recognized as a distress symbol  LynneSin   Jan-17-06 11:55 AM   #31 
  - why are we always so worried about ammo?  lionesspriyanka   Jan-17-06 11:56 AM   #32 
  - That's what I always wonder...and why aren't our leaders using  driver8   Jan-17-06 06:50 PM   #65 
  - hey, speaking of offensive flags,  anarch   Jan-17-06 11:57 AM   #33 
  - never seen that  SlavesandBulldozers   Jan-17-06 01:16 PM   #52 
  - Now that's funny! I love The Onion. n/t  driver8   Jan-17-06 06:57 PM   #78 
  - DU has a special feature for people who feel like you do.  Call Me Wesley   Jan-17-06 11:58 AM   #34 
  - giggle  LostinVA   Jan-17-06 06:46 PM   #61 
  - It's a well-known signal of distress.  xmas74   Jan-17-06 12:03 PM   #35 
  - Damn Australians!  peekaloo   Jan-17-06 12:05 PM   #36 
  - Oh well, I'm keeping it until MY country is no longer in...  I Have A Dream   Jan-17-06 12:09 PM   #37 
  - Some light reading for you  WilliamPitt   Jan-17-06 12:13 PM   #38 
  - Bravo!  Floogeldy   Jan-17-06 12:29 PM   #45 
  - Says it all.  Call Me Wesley   Jan-17-06 01:25 PM   #54 
  - Can I sign my autograph on one with a Sharpie?  driver8   Jan-17-06 06:54 PM   #72 
  - Now that's desecrating a flag!  BikeWriter   Jan-18-06 01:21 AM   #126 
  - Beautiful.  Left Is Write   Jan-17-06 09:43 PM   #115 
  - Wow  pointblank   Jan-18-06 05:55 PM   #129 
  - I did not know all of this in the dark days after 9/11  tavalon   Jan-21-06 05:36 PM   #134 
  - HAHAHAHA  Misunderestimator   Jan-17-06 12:14 PM   #39 
  - I just couldn't resist makin' a change  eyepaddle   Jan-17-06 12:20 PM   #41 
  - Ditto!  Misunderestimator   Jan-17-06 01:13 PM   #50 
  - Yeah, I saw your's too  eyepaddle   Jan-17-06 01:18 PM   #53 
  - heheh n/t  qnr   Jan-17-06 06:53 PM   #71 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-17-06 01:09 PM   #48 
  - Why whatever could that be????  LostinVA   Jan-17-06 06:47 PM   #62 
  - "I know nutting!"  BikeWriter   Jan-17-06 07:59 PM   #95 
  - I find your avatar offensive.  Misunderestimator   Jan-17-06 06:56 PM   #76 
  - *snort*  Sugar Smack   Jan-17-06 07:55 PM   #92 
  - What is that thing?  BikeWriter   Jan-17-06 08:04 PM   #96 
     - It's Beaker from Jim Hensen's Muppets  fujiyama   Jan-17-06 09:44 PM   #116 
        - Thank you. No wonder I didn't know what it was!  BikeWriter   Jan-18-06 01:08 AM   #123 
  - You're welcome to your opinion, as I am to mine.  tuvor   Jan-17-06 06:57 PM   #77 
  - There's nothing wrong with having an upside down flag.  baldguy   Jan-17-06 07:00 PM   #79 
  - I almost blew a gasket when I saw that originally n/t  qnr   Jan-17-06 07:01 PM   #80 
  - I'm "disspicable".  Fox Mulder   Jan-17-06 07:06 PM   #81 
  - Yeth, you are . . .  ET Awful   Jan-17-06 07:35 PM   #82 
     - indooopitubly  Misunderestimator   Jan-17-06 07:41 PM   #87 
  - It is a legitimate sign of distress.  BikeWriter   Jan-17-06 07:37 PM   #84 
  - Welcome aboard. I think you'll love your stay  ChavezSpeakstheTruth   Jan-17-06 07:49 PM   #89 
  - This will be my avatar until after the Chimpeachment!  Cobalt Violet   Jan-17-06 07:50 PM   #90 
  - coldiggs, there's a Check Spelling option at the bottom left  sadinred   Jan-17-06 07:52 PM   #91 
  - Well, good for you!  Rabrrrrrr   Jan-17-06 07:57 PM   #93 
  - No, no no  fudge stripe cookays   Jan-17-06 09:46 PM   #118 
  - Go tell the "necons" to quit fucking America. Signed, a Vet!  BikeWriter   Jan-17-06 08:08 PM   #97 
  - Seconded n/t  qnr   Jan-17-06 08:11 PM   #98 
     - Thank you, Pard. :-)  BikeWriter   Jan-17-06 08:13 PM   #99 
  - i've always thought that it was to mean 'america in distress', and not...  bridgit   Jan-17-06 09:14 PM   #103 
  - Yeah, but technically, SOS doesn't mean anything :) ... --- ... was just  qnr   Jan-17-06 09:36 PM   #109 
     - that makes the least sense of all, why s.o.s., why not a.b.c., or...  bridgit   Jan-17-06 10:13 PM   #119 
        - heheh, well, as a radioman in the USCG, I must say that ... --- ... is  qnr   Jan-17-06 10:16 PM   #120 
  - Welcome to DU!  Robb   Jan-17-06 09:26 PM   #106 
  - You should be more offended by other things...  cynatnite   Jan-17-06 09:28 PM   #107 
  - Let me be the first to say WELCOME.......  TK421   Jan-17-06 09:40 PM   #111 
  - *rim shot*  LostinVA   Jan-18-06 06:24 PM   #133 
  - I thought we had freedom of speech?  DanCa   Jan-17-06 09:46 PM   #117 
  - I find people who wrap themselves in the flag offensive.  Robeson   Jan-18-06 01:17 AM   #124 
  - I always thought it signified how backwards America has become  gordontron   Jan-18-06 01:20 AM   #125 
  - This is still going?  Kali   Jan-18-06 06:10 PM   #130 
  - *sigh*  mutley_r_us   Jan-18-06 06:15 PM   #131 
  - ARE YOU STILL HERE?  TK421   Jan-21-06 05:38 PM   #135 
  - I think he is.  BikeWriter   Jan-24-06 01:27 AM   #137 
  - Oh, by the way.....I make a special point of urinating on the American  TK421   Jan-21-06 05:39 PM   #136 
  - Locking  terrya   Jan-24-06 06:44 AM   #138 
 

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