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3. It's part of the US' secret plan to incapacitate the UK by keeping the PM glued to his TV! (nt)
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  -Frankly, I am offended that Gordon Brown would give President Obama such useless gifts. Frank Booth  Mar-08-09 01:13 PM   #0 
  - The pen holder has historic significance and is made from something of limited supply.  Captain Hilts   Mar-08-09 01:14 PM   #1 
  - But it's still a pen holder.  Frank Booth   Mar-08-09 01:18 PM   #4 
     - The pen holder is priceless. Saying it's 'just a pen holder'  Occam Bandage   Mar-08-09 01:23 PM   #6 
     - Kind of like saying...  Hanse   Mar-08-09 01:32 PM   #12 
     - No, not really. Those DVDs could be bought by anyone at a Best Buy.  Occam Bandage   Mar-08-09 01:34 PM   #14 
     - Actually, no.  Hanse   Mar-08-09 01:35 PM   #15 
        - "Specially crafted?" No. The pen holder was specially crafted for the White House.  Occam Bandage   Mar-08-09 01:38 PM   #17 
           - The American Film Institute put together the Gift  Geek_Girl   Mar-08-09 08:04 PM   #57 
     - LOL! It could have only been better if it'd been compiled by the Franklin Mint and came with  KittyWampus   Mar-08-09 07:14 PM   #53 
        - Dude - ShamWow is made in Germany....  jberryhill   Mar-08-09 08:16 PM   #58 
     - That's going a bit far.  Frank Booth   Mar-08-09 01:33 PM   #13 
        - No, it's not.  Occam Bandage   Mar-08-09 01:44 PM   #19 
           - Sometimes, people here - who claim to love symbolism - go tone deaf on symbolism.  Captain Hilts   Mar-08-09 01:47 PM   #22 
           - "one of a kind artifact"  Hanse   Mar-08-09 01:47 PM   #23 
              - It is. Only this one exists. It was created especially and specifically for this purpose,  Occam Bandage   Mar-08-09 01:51 PM   #29 
              - But, is it also ignorant to assume that Obama  Frank Booth   Mar-08-09 02:03 PM   #37 
                 - Obama probably didn't have anything to do with this either way.  Occam Bandage   Mar-08-09 02:08 PM   #42 
                    - Protocol chief at State is supposed to be in charge of this. Not WH staffers. nt  Captain Hilts   Mar-08-09 02:23 PM   #44 
              - you sound like the boorish fiance who gives his love an omelet pan for Valentines Day  KittyWampus   Mar-08-09 07:16 PM   #54 
     - And the presidential desk made from HMS RESOLUTE is just a desk?  Captain Hilts   Mar-08-09 01:31 PM   #9 
  - We're reading this spin the wrong way.  Clio the Leo   Mar-08-09 01:16 PM   #2 
  - It's part of the US' secret plan to incapacitate the UK by keeping the PM glued to his TV! (nt)  Posteritatis   Mar-08-09 01:16 PM   #3 
  - Brown gave Obama a biography on the guy who tortured Obama's grandfather.  Hanse   Mar-08-09 01:18 PM   #5 
  - Thanks for pointing that out.  Frank Booth   Mar-08-09 01:26 PM   #8 
  - Brown is Scottish. His people have had their issues with the English. nt  Captain Hilts   Mar-08-09 02:22 PM   # 
  - Brown could have brought a hot dish.  saltpoint   Mar-08-09 01:25 PM   #7 
  - I thought this was funny, until I thought about BHO being presented with kidney pie. nt  Captain Hilts   Mar-08-09 01:32 PM   #11 
     - Hi, Captain. What now? I don't know this story, I don't think.  saltpoint   Mar-08-09 01:37 PM   #16 
        - Like you 'P'/'Pappa' pennant. nt  Captain Hilts   Mar-08-09 01:45 PM   #20 
           - Now I'm lost altogether. Help me out here.  saltpoint   Mar-08-09 01:48 PM   #26 
              - Your flag avatar. nt  Captain Hilts   Mar-08-09 01:50 PM   #28 
                 - The Blue Peter signals that all hands should be aboard ship, as  saltpoint   Mar-08-09 01:54 PM   #31 
                    - I don't 'get' your link. Brits eat kidney pie. We don't. The flag is also the letter 'P'.  Captain Hilts   Mar-08-09 01:56 PM   #33 
                       - O god, I was on another thread and used that link instead of this one:  saltpoint   Mar-08-09 01:59 PM   #35 
                          - BLAAAAAAAAAT, blat, blat, blat! nt  Captain Hilts   Mar-08-09 02:02 PM   #36 
                             - You seem to be in a cantankerous mood today, Captain.  saltpoint   Mar-08-09 02:04 PM   #38 
                                - Hey, I'm heading out! Smooth sailing and following seas!  Captain Hilts   Mar-08-09 02:05 PM   #40 
                                   - Well have a good voyage and don't forget to write.  saltpoint   Mar-08-09 02:07 PM   #41 
  - Thank you and I agree with your point.  uppityperson   Mar-08-09 01:31 PM   #10 
  - I said he could have bought a few things from the gift shop. That's a gift to US economy.  vaberella   Mar-08-09 01:39 PM   #18 
  - I'm pretty sure he did. They presented the Brown children with toy models of Marine One,  Occam Bandage   Mar-08-09 01:46 PM   #21 
     - I'll be those helicopters are cool. I'd like one. nt  Captain Hilts   Mar-08-09 01:48 PM   #25 
        - The British press complained about those too, but I think those are a fine gift,  Occam Bandage   Mar-08-09 01:54 PM   #32 
  - Honestly, I think a World of Warcraft subscription is the most bang for the buck...  Bread and Circus   Mar-08-09 01:47 PM   #24 
  - you'll be back....  iamthebandfanman   Mar-08-09 01:52 PM   #30 
  - I hope not as I'm actually going to the gym again. Sartharion 3D was fun though...  Bread and Circus   Mar-08-09 03:08 PM   #46 
  - Now THAT's funny! nt  Captain Hilts   Mar-08-09 01:57 PM   #34 
  - The pen holder rocks, the DVDs are tacky, but they didn't have to be.  ZombieHorde   Mar-08-09 01:49 PM   #27 
  - There's a joke about a DVD of "Zulu" waiting to be made. nt  Captain Hilts   Mar-08-09 02:04 PM   #39 
     - Ebay  orion007   Mar-08-09 02:22 PM   #43 
  - There's some tension or other in the air between thse two.  saltpoint   Mar-08-09 02:42 PM   #45 
  - I don't think Pres Obama is too keen on being used  DFLforever   Mar-08-09 04:15 PM   #47 
     - It's possible that's it. This visit didn't have the real-friendly feel at all.  saltpoint   Mar-08-09 04:34 PM   #49 
  - I don't think Obama and Brown  ProSense   Mar-08-09 04:27 PM   #48 
  - Obama doesn't keep the gifts.  Igel   Mar-08-09 04:58 PM   #50 
  - This isn't two fishing buddies giving each other a buddy gift  marshall   Mar-08-09 06:40 PM   #51 
  - Faux outrage to cover for a lame ass gift from Obama?  960   Mar-08-09 07:10 PM   #52 
  - Here's my thought. What say we get Gordon and Barack to  saltpoint   Mar-08-09 07:32 PM   #55 
  - A blender would have been ever so much better.  WinkyDink   Mar-08-09 07:32 PM   #56 
  - Amen to DVDs! K&R.  cooolandrew   Mar-09-09 12:19 AM   #59 

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