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Fri Aug 16, 2019, 08:51 AM

BREAKING HONG KONG NEWS: Blessed are the peacemakers.

'French Spiderman' scales Hong Kong skyscraper with 'peace banner'
Agence France-Presse
Posted Aug 16 2019 11:21 AM

HONG KONG, China - Daredevil Alain Robert -- dubbed the 'French Spiderman' -- climbed a Hong Kong skyscraper on Friday and unfurled a "peace banner" as the financial hub is rocked by historic political unrest.

The 57-year-old adventurer, who specializes in unsanctioned ascents of tall buildings, shimmied up the 68-storey Cheung Kong Center in Hong Kong's main business district in hot and humid conditions on Friday morning.

During the climb he attached a banner featuring the Hong Kong and Chinese flags, as well as two hands shaking.



Prior to the ascent Robert put out a statement saying the message of his climb was to make "an urgent appeal for peace and consultation between Hong Kong people and their government".

"Perhaps what I do can lower the temperature and maybe raise a smile. That's my hope anyway," Robert said in his media statement. https://news.abs-cbn.com/overseas/08/16/19/french-spiderman-scales-hong-kong-skyscraper-with-peace-banner

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Reply BREAKING HONG KONG NEWS: Blessed are the peacemakers. (Original post)
real Cannabis calm Aug 2019 OP
nycbos Aug 2019 #1
CentralMass Aug 2019 #2
samnsara Aug 2019 #4
ChoppinBroccoli Aug 2019 #5
nycbos Aug 2019 #6
real Cannabis calm Aug 2019 #7
samnsara Aug 2019 #3

Response to real Cannabis calm (Original post)

Fri Aug 16, 2019, 08:56 AM

1. Peacemakers?

I thought it was blessed are the cheesemakers?





Sorry couldn't resist.


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Response to nycbos (Reply #1)

Fri Aug 16, 2019, 09:19 AM

2. :-)

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Response to nycbos (Reply #1)

Fri Aug 16, 2019, 09:42 AM

4. oh I need to watch that again .....love anything Python..

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Response to nycbos (Reply #1)

Fri Aug 16, 2019, 11:39 AM

5. The VERY First Thing I Thought Of When I Saw That Headline

Of course, it's not meant to be taken literally. It could refer to all manufacturers of dairy products.

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Response to ChoppinBroccoli (Reply #5)

Fri Aug 16, 2019, 01:45 PM

6. Indeed

Also what Jesus plainly fails to see is that it is the meek who are the problem.

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Response to nycbos (Reply #1)

Fri Aug 16, 2019, 06:19 PM

7. LOL! No apologies necessary. Monty Python movies are as funny as Hell!

I like this "cut."

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Response to real Cannabis calm (Original post)

Fri Aug 16, 2019, 09:40 AM

3. geez im not that much older than he is and I trip crossing the street!

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