Wednesday, December 5th 2012 - 20:33 UTC

Argentine bullying tactics are despicable says Falklands MLA Summers

The Argentine Government’s acts of intimidation towards cruise companies which have planned to visit the Falkland Islands continues to impact on the Islands tourism industry with a further two ships cancelling their February visits on Wednesday.

The Seven Seas Mariner and Regatta were due on early February

The ‘Seven Seas Mariner’ and ‘Regatta’ were due to visit on February 8 and 9 respectively, but have on Wednesday cancelled, citing their reason as the action the Argentine Government is taking against vessels including the Falkland Islands on their itineraries.

Sulivan Shipping is agent for the vessels owned by Prestige Cruise Holdings. The Seven Seas carries 700 passengers and the Regatta 600 representing a significant loss of monies to those who rely on tourism to boost their income throughout the season.

Tourist Board Chairman Assembly Member Mike Summers said the news that the Prestige Cruise group had, “caved in to Argentine pressure,” was extremely disappointing, and demonstrated, “a disturbing lack of backbone by the company officials involved.”

MLA Summers said a number of small Falklands businesses would be directly affected, although the Falklands economy generally would not notice the difference.

“This type of bullying by a large aggressive neighbour against a small innocent community is despicable, and deserves to attract worldwide condemnation,” he declared.

Sharon Jaffray – MercoPress - Stanley

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1 Think (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 08:37 pm Report abuse
Whiners......................
2 Shed-time (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 08:38 pm Report abuse
Any action of an Argentine is typically despicable. It would be a surprise if they did something once that was socially acceptable, however small.
3 Think (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 08:39 pm Report abuse
Yet another whiner....
4 Joe Bloggs (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 08:45 pm Report abuse
Think

If you think this will ultimately play out in favour of Argentina you are a bigger loser than I had already concluded.

Not whinin. Just sayin...

Chuckle chuckle.
5 Islander1 (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 08:45 pm Report abuse
Think- yep- lots of whiners- about 40 million last count I think?
Sad when a nation of 40million resort to Hiutler Youth type tactics - still not surprising when you consider all those fast UBoat trips of early-mid 1945
Guess the bloodlines are doing well in Argentina today!

Just a few more irritating little midge bites here is how folks see it in reality, and few more solid reasons that get listed to the free world as to why the Islands would be stark raving mad to ever consider sitting down and talking sovereignty with your lot- and the list gets longer and longer!
6 Think (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 08:47 pm Report abuse
Two more Wussies.........
7 Santa Fe (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 08:53 pm Report abuse
6... Your food parcels just arrived, eat well my brown shirted troll
8 Think (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 08:54 pm Report abuse
We got a Whimp.....
9 Santa Fe (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 08:56 pm Report abuse
Is that a type of sandwich filling??? That maximo does look after you lads
10 Joe Bloggs (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 08:58 pm Report abuse
Chuckle chuckle.

Oh you are special Think. We're sitting on our islands and life goes on. It has its ups and downs like it always has but we're on the islands and Argentina is not.

Now, who's whinin?

Paint it however you want old man.

Chuckle chuckle.
11 Islas Malvinas (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 08:59 pm Report abuse
Argentine Government’s acts of intimidation?

All ships heading from South American ports to Malvinas should request permission to Buenos Aires. After all South America recognizes Malvinas as an integral part of the argentine territory.
12 Think (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:01 pm Report abuse
Cry-babies..............
13 Joe Bloggs (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:01 pm Report abuse
11 Islas Malvinas

See posts 4 and 10.

Chuckle chuckle
14 Pugol-H (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:03 pm Report abuse
More evidence of a “de facto” (and illegal) blockade being operated by Argentina.

Never mind the Islanders will soon be able to buy their own cruise line, to go with the Airport and Port. Antarctic tourism made easy via the Falklands.

Truth is Argentina will soon be reduced to being nothing more than an irritation to the Islanders. No influence whatsoever on events in the S. Atlantic. Even less in the Antarctic.
15 Think (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:05 pm Report abuse
Kvetchers.....
16 Pugol-H (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:11 pm Report abuse
Bless you!
17 surfer (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:11 pm Report abuse
What a suprise, the Argentine economy is imploding, corruption blossoming
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What's the answer?
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Break up Clarin Group newspapers for reporting reality
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Attack the Falkland Island's economy

simples
18 HansNiesund (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:12 pm Report abuse
@11

That may be so, but the air will be thick with flying pigs when the whole of South America recognizes any obligation to get permission from Argentina for anything.
19 Joe Bloggs (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:12 pm Report abuse
14 Pugol-H

They are simply an irritation now; certainly not worth whining about.

Think

How has your week in Stanley been? Did Celia's lab piss on your suitcase? It's been trained to. Some would call it a racist dog but others wouldn't.

Q. What's the difference between Celia's lab and Think?
A. One's an old flea-ridden animal prone to excessive dribbling and rabid tendencies. The other is a dog.

Keep painting that fantastic portrait Think old man. Who knows, maybe Jamie Peck could help you sell it.

Chuckle chuckle.
20 Think (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:16 pm Report abuse
It's raining bellyachers
21 surfer (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:17 pm Report abuse
Wonder how the ARA Libertad cruise is going?
22 slattzzz (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:19 pm Report abuse
I've just contacted prestige cruise holding with a strongly worded email, do the same people, not expecting much but you never know, basically called them cowards like the country they are siding with RGENWEENER!!!!!!!!!!
23 Orbit (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:21 pm Report abuse
Its ghanowhere ! :)
24 GALlamosa (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:23 pm Report abuse
That would be a bit like your lot whining about the detentiond of the Libertad or the Islanders catching fish, or the Islanders exploring for oil.

You probably thought you had the monopoly on it you whine so much.

And look at the penultimate paragraph........
25 Steve-32-uk (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:26 pm Report abuse
@22 Can you link us the email address and any phone numbers plz..
26 Think (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:27 pm Report abuse
Four more killjoys............
27 Raven (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:32 pm Report abuse
Strait jacket for Think please.

He's losing the ability to post more words than he can count on one hand, and judging by #26, the ability to count to 5.

Never mind Think. The prognosis might be bad but we can always take you to the vetinary clinic and have you put to sleep in a humane way.

:D
28 slattzzz (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:32 pm Report abuse
infoeu@oceaniacruises.com
www.oceaniacruises.com
29 Think (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:35 pm Report abuse
And a couple ofsourpusses.....
30 slattzzz (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:36 pm Report abuse
oh think been to rgenweener lately, no thought not, to scared?
31 Think (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:38 pm Report abuse
Curmudgeons as far as the eye can see...............
32 slattzzz (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:40 pm Report abuse
thought not another coward
33 ProRG_American (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:41 pm Report abuse
Sad. But a fact of life.
34 Think (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:42 pm Report abuse
Yes; very sad
;-)))))))
35 surfer (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:47 pm Report abuse
Is there such a thing as an Argentine cruise ship?
36 slattzzz (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:51 pm Report abuse
@33 yes you are indeed sad, very sad, so sad you live and sponge off the good people of the US and have no guts to go home to rgenweener :)
37 Raven (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:52 pm Report abuse
@35

They have two, one is called the ARA Libertad, the other is the ARA Espora
38 Think (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:52 pm Report abuse
Ooooops……………..
Forgot to tell you boys……

Seems to be that the harbor workers of Buenos Aires don’t want to service the Seabourn Sojourn and her “Smart Captain”......

You know.....
The Captain that didn't know where the Islas Malvinas are.
Well....... He surely knows now.....

www.infobae.com/notas/684905-Cientos-de-turistas-varados-por-el-bloqueo-de-un-crucero-que-iba-a-Malvinas.html
39 surfer (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:55 pm Report abuse
That ship already left, keep up at the back!
40 José Malvinero (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 09:58 pm Report abuse
“This type of bullying by a large aggressive against a small neighbor innocent community is despicable, and deserves to Attract worldwide condemnation,” I declared.
Alright! This partner of another “fisherman” of England, Sawle, did not speak of “country” when he referred to the Malvinas Argentinas Islands . He's making great progress ...
41 surfer (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:00 pm Report abuse
Is there such a thing as an Argentine cruise ship??
42 kelperabout (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:01 pm Report abuse
The answer to this issue is to just let the weak tour opperators dissapear and concintrate on the loyal ones who are prepared to stand up to the Argentine thugs. Not all will stop coming. Just need another new advertising campaign to attract the real operators who are not afraid of Argentina. That the Argentine government looses yet another defiant act. Quite a laugh really to see the Argie leaders resorting to these measures because they simply do not know a way that will strangle our economy. Just remember the oil that is soon to be pumped is going to be worth hundreds if not millions more than any loss of a scared tour operator.
43 slattzzz (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:05 pm Report abuse
@38 keep up dipshit that was days ago she sailed ages ago visited the FALKLANDS and is now at sea
44 Think (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:06 pm Report abuse
(42) You just do that.......

By the way.....
When is the Gold Mine starting production?
Remember the Gold Mine?
45 Xect (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:08 pm Report abuse
Anyone surprised but as ever Argentina's incredibly short-sighted approach and bullying will of course backfire as spectacularly as other policies have.

This policy of aggression and bullying is also a policy of desperation by the failed Argentine government.
46 surfer (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:09 pm Report abuse
Is there such a thing as an Argentine cruise ship???
47 Shed-time (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:11 pm Report abuse
An argentinian cruise ship would probably have to be registered in 1930s germany, probably a submarine and be of the same type that brought Maximo's grandparents to Argentina with decidedly dodgy yugoslavian passports or vatican travel papers.

That's pretty much an argentinian cruise.
48 slattzzz (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:11 pm Report abuse
@44 thats right STINK change the subject AGAIN
49 Think (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:11 pm Report abuse
Keeps raining croackers...........
50 surfer (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:13 pm Report abuse
I guess that's a no then
51 Outlawcatcher (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:16 pm Report abuse
Just submitting a short retort of complete support to the islanders. As an 82 vet I can say that this behaviour by those contemptible people only reaffirms that our actions thirty years ago were utterly worth it. War didn't work out for them and they now think that bullying will...pathetic.

Ohhh yes, what did I read above, any ship that sails to the islands should get permission from BA, that the islands are an integral part of Argentina. Your having a laugh....the Union Jack flies over the islands children and there is sod all you can do about it, sweet fanny adams!
52 slattzzz (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:16 pm Report abuse
raining rgenweeners would be a more appropriate phrase
53 Joe Bloggs (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:17 pm Report abuse
Green Giant.

We've got the islands and you haven't, never have and never will. Gold or no gold. Oil or no oil. Cruise ships or no cruise ships. Whining retarded neighbours or no whining retarded neighbours. Here we remain and there's nothing you and your fantasies can do about it.

Just sayin...

Now, I'm off out. I wonder if I'll bump into a sad old Argie down around Allardyce St taking photos with his Kodak Instamatic. Maybe he be in the Pot, or
chatting with his old mate Norma. Perhaps he's even got the great sea captain, Royal Navy (of his mind) Retired, with him. A truly momentous trip back to the halcyon days when Kelpers behaved themselves.

Chuckle chuckle.
54 surfer (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:18 pm Report abuse
#47 Rather amusing, nice one
55 Joe Bloggs (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:21 pm Report abuse
47 LOL

Not to be mistaken with an Argentine flight or a ride in an Argentine Ford Falcon.

Oh sorry, I forgot. That wasn't Argentina. That was the junta. Altogether different. The streets of Buenos Aires were filled with millions the night the junta invaded the Falklands but the current government is popular.
56 slattzzz (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:22 pm Report abuse
@50 googled it mate and guess what..................no
@53 have a good night JB give my regards to the the victory bar
57 Steve-32-uk (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:28 pm Report abuse
@28 slattzzz
Thank, email sent.
I will try and get, the email addresses of the executive team.
www.oceaniacruises.com/corporate/executiveteam.aspx

@ Think
Answer me this plz...
How will this state sponsored hooliganism, forcing some cruise ships to stop visiting the FI, bring Argentina nearer to achieving their colonial ambitions?
58 surfer (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:33 pm Report abuse
#57

I'll bet the peso contents of this 'Thiink' character's wallet (now worth considerably less than a couple of weeks ago) that there is no credible answer.
59 Think (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:34 pm Report abuse
Still more crosspatches, spoilsports & quibblers .......
60 surfer (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:35 pm Report abuse
pay up
61 Joe Bloggs (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:36 pm Report abuse
56 slatzzz

Cheers mate. Only one problem. I went to leave only to discover that Mrs Bloggs has popped down to the shops and we're looking after the neighbours' wee kiddy while they're at a meeting. I'll have to wait until she gets back. I almost forgot we had the little one in our kitchen, bless her. Doing her homework and brushing the cat. The cat is not happy but is tolerating it. LOL!

I'm not heading to the Vic tonight but I'll tell Ali and Cath that an old friend said hello.

57
You don't expect Think to answer that do you?

Think. Do you leave on Saturday? I have to say I'm a little surprised you didn't utilise the Argie flights (not the fly/ dive packages that the junta used to offer) that LAN offer.
62 slattzzz (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:36 pm Report abuse
@58 pesos my arse he's not been anywhere near rgenweener, another troll leaving off the state in a European country, bit like PH in Canada, Pro Arg in the states, and nostril anus (guzz) living in Sweden
63 Joe Bloggs (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:38 pm Report abuse
62 slatzzz

No, he's in Stanley right now.
64 Think (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:40 pm Report abuse
Cry-babies & baby sitters..............
65 Xect (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:43 pm Report abuse
It's funny and somewhat ironic that Think's inane comments are helping to push this topic to the top of the popular list which means it gets more views and more attention.

Unless and somewhat perversely he's proud of this bullying and aggression?
66 Joe Bloggs (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:43 pm Report abuse
That Union flag looks spectacular flying over government House, don't you think Think?

Did the planes used to dump all of those pitiful victims into the ocean have Argentine flags on them?
67 Steve-32-uk (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:44 pm Report abuse
@Think
@61 Yes

I would like you to answer my question please @57
I am trying to understand what Argentina will gain from destroying a few local businesses that rely on that tourism. I must be missing the logic.
68 Joe Bloggs (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:46 pm Report abuse
67

That's easy to answer. It will distract attention from the state of the economy for a few days.
69 Think (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:47 pm Report abuse
(66) Joe Bloggs

Do you have any info if the Seabourn Sojourn is heading to Puerto Estanley?
I'm getting conflicting data......
70 Britworker (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:49 pm Report abuse
One again Argentina has embarked on a course of conduct which will come back to haunt them. Do they honestly think that the UK is just going to let this amateur attempt at terrorism go unpunished. Standby!!
71 Joe Bloggs (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:50 pm Report abuse
69

Where's that? I've not heard of it.

What's happening Think? You're the only Malvinista on here. Did Maximo call a meeting and leave you online to keep trying to throw shots over our bonnets while he re-groups. Why don't you at least unleash the great sea captain for a while? He's always good for a laugh.
72 surfer (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:50 pm Report abuse
'Thiink' does Argentina have any cruise ships?
73 Lord Ton (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:52 pm Report abuse
All's fair in love and war - and even Argentina may win the occassional skirmish.

These vessels belong to Prestige Cruise Holdings - who own Oceana Cruises. Perhaps they would benefit from some feedback ??

www.facebook.com/OceaniaCruises
74 Raven (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:52 pm Report abuse
@ 68 Joe

If Think is in Stanley, could you send a doctor around to visit? He seems to be posting the things he's mumbling to himself and stuff that's out of date.

Oh, and if he wants a piece of the Falklands to take back home as a memento, remind him that he can take his pick of all the landmines that need shifting. He wont need any special tools, he just needs to walk around for a bit, I'm sure he'll find them...
75 Joe Bloggs (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:53 pm Report abuse
72 surfer

Why does everyone keep asking that. You know they do but they're both in Africa. “On assignment.”

Chuckle chuckle.

70 britworker

On a serious note, you are quite correct of course. Tick tick.
76 Steve-32-uk (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:53 pm Report abuse
Twisted RG Logic ?

'Clarify that blocking the British ship is union causes - The owner of SOMU, Omar Suarez, justified the crackdown driven by his union: “It is a boycott by mandate of the International Federation of Labour,” he said on Radio 10. A group of maritime workers hampered in the port of Buenos Aires the departure of the English ship Seabourn Sojourn , whose destination was the Islas Malvinas . Omar Suarez , general secretary of the Maritime Workers Union (SOMU) said that the protest is because “ the crew has no collective bargaining agreement. ”
According to Suarez, ”we are making arrangements to boycott all flags of convenience of countries by order of a world congress in Mexico was made ​​by the International Transport Federation (ITF) . “
”This falls on the flag of convenience has Great Britain , which are flags of Bermuda, Cayman, Malta and Gibralta r “he said.
The vessel in question carries about 700 tourists and must leave Buenos Aires around the 17 to visit the Islands and end your tour in the Chilean city of Valparaiso.
To the charge of vandalism during the blockade, the holder of said SOMU ”to show solidarity with the cause Malvinas Gaucho Rivero and the law does not mean that we are in political or vandalism.'s the tool that gives us the democracy we are practicing “.
He also denied that the strike is motivated because it is a ship of English origin. ”Companies that make the collective bargaining agreement that requires the FIT, navigate properly,“ said Suarez.
”Beyond making business, companies have to look a little sovereignty of Argentina “, argued the secretary general of the union of maritime workers. He added that ”if we do not ask permission to a country, do not let us enter.“
”They use our docks, oil and water without paying any taxes,” he said.'

www.minutouno.com/notas/270455-aclaran-que-el-bloqueo-al-barco-ingles-es-causas-gremiales
77 Pirate Love (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:57 pm Report abuse
and how is this winning the hearts and minds of The Falklanders??

Argentina you can huff, you can puff, but The Falklands are heading for Self-Determination and theres nothing you or anybody else can do that will change that :))))

SELF-DETERMINATION will prevail against Economic blackmail!
78 Monty69 (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:58 pm Report abuse
49 Think

I'm not complaining. Not at all.In fact I'm trying, and failing, to imagine anything like this happening in the UK or the Falklands, and that gives me a very warm fuzzy feeling. In fact, it makes one proud to be British.

I'm also very happy that I won't need to listen to sanctimonious prats like you bleat on about that piece of glass around that plastic dolly at Darwin, ever again.

All I can hear is the sound of a country shooting itself in the foot repeatedly, and I can see that carrying on for some time. That doesn't give me any pleasure, but I am quite fascinated to see just where you go with this. There is no gain for you in this course of action at all. It annoys us a little bit, but it also makes you a lot of enemies all over the world. These cruise ship passengers all have families and friends and businesses, and you appear not to care what anyone thinks of you. In fact, we couldn't buy this kind of positive publicity. We don't have to expend any effort to make you look like arseholes, because you do it all by yourselves.
My best guess is that this isn't about the Falklands at all. In which case I feel sorry for you, because when anarchy and lawlessness seem like the best option for a government, it's staring into the abyss.

So no, not whinging at all.
79 HansNiesund (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:59 pm Report abuse
@76
They seem as confused about the status of Malta as they are about the Falkland Islands.
80 Lord Ton (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 10:59 pm Report abuse
You can complain here too - www.facebook.com/OceaniaCruises#!/regentsevenseascruises
81 Think (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 11:00 pm Report abuse
(71) Joe Bloggs

C'mon, tell me....
Is that bloody Sojourn Ship coming or not......
If not......, I'll have to fetch a new rubber dinghy......
Some bloody thieving Camp Kelper must have taken the one i left on the beach some time ago......
Can't trust them Kelpers anymore.....;-)
82 Joe Bloggs (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 11:03 pm Report abuse
81

Is it coming where? Where are you? You're not making any sense.
83 Think (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 11:06 pm Report abuse
Do I ever?
84 Steve-32-uk (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 11:07 pm Report abuse
@79 HansNiesund

Good point about Malta. I wonder if they would object to an Australia flag? The morons probably wouldn't know the difference.
Anyway I bet most British passengers would rather cut Argentina from their cruise than the FI.
85 Joe Bloggs (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 11:09 pm Report abuse
83

Do you ever what? What is wrong with you man?

Did you take a Junta Holidays package for yor vacation? All expenses paid. Transfer to your nearest military airfield in a Ford Falcon and then board your flight for the fly / dive experience of a life time. Good stuff hey Thinky boy.
86 Think (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 11:19 pm Report abuse
(85) Joe Bloggs

Well .......
I'm not getting any useful information from you about the arrival or cancelation of the Seabourn Sojourn on friday.....

I'll have to wait and see......
87 Pirate Love (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 11:28 pm Report abuse
lets see how long cruise companies give in to Argentine government blackmail!
repeated global condemnation of these dictators and their constant human right abuses to the U.N,
then sit back and Argentina will do the rest for us :))))

After all would you pay for a cruise stopping at Argentina a dictatorship that has rapidly become an abuser of human rights??
88 Monty69 (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 11:28 pm Report abuse
86 Think

Can I recommend MarineTraffic.com? Hope this helps.
89 Think (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 11:39 pm Report abuse
(88) Monty96

Thanks for the tip.....
But I mostly use this one:
www.kreuzfahrtberater.de/schiffsposition.php?schiff=Seabourn+Sojourn

Mein Englrish is nich so good, you know ;-)

Anyhow...... I keep getting conflictive reports on my SW radio.....
90 Monty69 (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 11:46 pm Report abuse
89 Think
Either way, it will update every five minutes and you'll be able to stay up all night watching it. It's not going to tell you where to get a life though.
91 We got your Fragata (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 11:49 pm Report abuse
The only solution is to start bombing Buenos Aires at this point. Kretina is looking for a war and very very soon she will have one.
92 Think (#) Dec 05th, 2012 - 11:53 pm Report abuse
(90) Monty96

Grumbler....;-)
93 Britworker (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 12:04 am Report abuse
@92
Isnt there a new pot and pan parade due, another asset being impounded, another debt to pay, another trip to cancel due to a bad back, another corruption ranking to climb, another inflation hike, another power cut. I could go on but...meh!
94 Think (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 12:11 am Report abuse
Yet another moaner......
95 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 12:29 am Report abuse
Well, it was the Falklanders who for years said they needed nothing from Argentina (not even cooperation).

I guess Argentina is just calling your bluff (though I think it is mean to do so).
96 José Malvinero (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 01:02 am Report abuse
91 Alias “We got your Fragata”
We sink and destroy the of you.
97 Monty69 (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 01:17 am Report abuse
95 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#)

I suggest you get out that English dictionary of yours and look up the word 'co-operation'. I can guarantee you that 'refraining from behaving like criminals' is not in there. We don't need you to co-operate. We just need you not to act like scum towards innocent third parties.

Never mind. You're looking shakier than ever up there on your moral high ground ;-)
98 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 01:29 am Report abuse
@97

Well, if you want to keep your struthious ways, be my guest. I still don't think we should engage in the very British behavior of trying to strangle the populace to get to the leadership. That is the quintessence of anglo-saxon strategy, and befit only for those under them... dogs, hyenas, and the like.

We shouldn't do the same and I'm ashamed in this instance we are.

But it does show that pride comes at a price Monty. You want to pretend we don't exist, well I don't get why a couple of cruise ships sends all your blood pressures to the alert zone, from a country that “doesn't exist” to you in terms of its influence.
99 Monty69 (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 01:48 am Report abuse
98 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#)

I don't know who you think you are quoting. Falkland Islanders have never said Argentina has no influence. That would be quite wrong.
What we do say is that your 'influence' will not affect our attitude, apart from to make our will stronger. The worse you behave, the more unthinkable it becomes that we could ever change our minds. We have been paying the price for a long time now and will continue to pay it.
100 kelperabout (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 01:59 am Report abuse
94 Think (#) Someone asked if you lived in Argentina. From some of your remarks I strongly suspect yo don't. from some of your remarks it is uncanny just how you write as if you are actually living on the Islands. It may be true and indeed we actually may know who you really are. If not then you appear to be guessing very cleverly and to be honest i don't think you are clever at all. Just someone who is paid by CFK to be the opposition to comments. Not worried about the yellow gold but very excited about the black gold. When that actually starts to flow Argentina will have to finally admit she lost the fight yet again. Falkland islanders by using the keep calm approach have actually made the government and their followers of Argentina look very imature. Seems your lot get a high from complaining. As far as the conduct towards the cruise ships you can stop the lot of them coming here but what you cannot stop is the self determination of the people of the Falkland Islands so get used to it che.
101 Think (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 03:11 am Report abuse
Nitpickers..............
102 Marcos Alejandro (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 03:52 am Report abuse
80 Lord Ton “You can complain here too”
Dial 1 (800) EAT-SH*T.
103 Lord Ton (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 04:09 am Report abuse
You still here MoreCrap ?? Way past your bedtime !
104 Marcos Alejandro (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 04:12 am Report abuse
Indeed Roger :-))) Zzzzzzzzzzzzz
105 Helber Galarga (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 06:43 am Report abuse
Look at them whinge

Love it!
106 reality check (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 07:00 am Report abuse
When the Cruise Company explains to the pasengers why the itinary of the cruise, vis a vis, the call at Stanley has been cancelled, I trust they will tell them the facts, not the usual, “Owing to circumstances beyond our control.”

I doubt there will be that many Brits on the cruise, but it would be hoot, if they docked and none of the passengers disembarked.

I think it would also be a nice touch if they ammended their tourist literature, to reflect the truth, something along the lines of, ”Argentina, land of the Gaucho (Gaucho struck through with a thick black line) Brown Shirts, passengers disembark at their own risk.”
107 Santa Fe (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 08:08 am Report abuse
Trolls - This is Maximo...New Script....New Script

This ones a cracker, just post short words eg

Whingers ....heres some more.... listen to this one moan...etc etc

Its effective on many levels, firstly its so simple and shows our intelligence. Secondly as on most forums we are on a back foot and normally post lies, this is an easy fix to fill up forums which iam sure the world agrees shows massive support for our failing country.

Keep up the good work and there will be extra dollar for you this Christmas.

Maximo
108 BritishLion (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 08:18 am Report abuse
How pathetic is this? It will do more harm to Argentina than the annoyance it causes the islanders in the long run. The travel firms will soon realise that they are being rather silly in caving in to the bully's and re-instate their programme's. In the meantime, valuable business between the UK and their many close friends will fail from any Argentine firm trying to do business with them. Result = further hardship and huge financial loss for ARGENTINA. What bloody idiots they are, they never learn,will never control the Falklands and will never share in the forthcoming wealth that the islands already enjoy and will simply get better while they get worse off. Knob heads, idiots, morons and any other words that mean stupidity. Ha ha bloody ha!
109 Helber Galarga (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 08:24 am Report abuse
whinge....whinge....whinge :D
110 irishmick (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 08:34 am Report abuse
Britain, did try to negotiate with Argentina early on at the International Court of Justice at the Hague in 1947, 1948, and 1955.
Argentina, however, refused mediation. Argentina does not recognize the Falkland Islands’ right to self-determination, leaving negotiations without a starting point.
What’s Argentina’s problem!!! The Spanish colonists took over two million square kilometres of land from the indigenous peoples of South America to create Argentina and they are desperate to own a group of islands which are over 400 km away from there shores. Argentina should leave the Falkland islanders in peace. They have attacked them twice first time in the sixties and the second time in the eighties. Look at the vast mineral wealth, oil and gas the land they took from the local indigenous peoples contains and the country is facing bankruptcy due to corruption and poor management of resources. The population of Argentina is 85% white (colonists), European decent and 11% indigenous peoples.
111 Huntsman Extraordinaire (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 08:34 am Report abuse
epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/42558

Sign my petition! Share my petition! Maybe if this issue actually gets discussed in Parliment then they will actually do something about rubbish like this! (Fat chance - but who knows!)
112 reality check (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 08:48 am Report abuse
I know our Governments policy seems to be to adopt quiet diplomacy, when dealing with Argentinas tactics. However, the time has surely come for stronger action.

Does the UK Government believe that this decision by the tour operators, has resulted from the use of violence and intimidation on the part of Argentina? has most of us on here do.

It is irrelevent that Argentina says it has not orchestrated such a campaign, the fact is it has done nothing to prevent or punish it and has legislation which frankly, provokes it.

At the very least, the UK, should take action on the behalf of the Falkland Islands, they shoulld take it to The Tribuanal for the Law of the Sea, or what ever it's called. Argentina moved pretty damn quick over the Ghana issue, the UK should do the same.

Not holding my breath though!
113 Room101 (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 09:18 am Report abuse
Think...
Who uses that term to remind himself to do so; and believes that it is revelationary for others to do so. But I would fight for his right to make fatuous comments based on non-democratic and therefore lingerimg colonial beliefs put out by the archaic and illiterate companies of CFK.
Anachronisms in an inhumane shell of self-interests.
114 reality check (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 09:30 am Report abuse
Smashing windows and threatening people seems to work. They will be burning books next!
115 Martin Woodhead (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 09:39 am Report abuse
I salute the indefigatable warriors of argentina who against supreme odds defeated a travel agency and then went on to make rude noises at a cruise ship.
How can weak anglo saxons hope to defeat these strong latin men nay latin gods?

Unfortanatly quite easily if argentina was a succesfully run country( it has all the basics to be successful) the islanders would be jumping for closer links.
unfortunalty its “elite” are a collection of retarded chimps which make the UK's political class of no hopers look like genius.
Argentina should work on paper
Raw materials check
Land check
Educated workforce check
Leadership with a clue er no not one :(
116 reality check (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 09:43 am Report abuse
Q. What is the fastest growing business in Argentina?

A. Glaziers.
117 Viscount Falkland (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 10:06 am Report abuse
I would expect EVERY Islander to write/ e-mail the company's involved with a polite but firm view of what they are doing by caving in to the Argentinian thugs and giving them support to avoid Argentinian ports.The FI leaders should also write jointly to every cruise company and include reduced landing fee's and low price fuel etc to provide an incentive. At the moment,the cruise companys are asked to hand out large landing fee,s to the FI government for nothing in return.....so its very easy for them to 'skip' the Falklands.....Encourage everyone to write a polite letter today to...infoeu@oceaniacruises.com
118 reality check (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 10:14 am Report abuse
@117VF

They suffer from what the wartime RAF called LMF.

Lack of moral fibre, or cowardice.

Not for one minute, I am accusing any of those poor bomber boys branded LMF as cowards. They had done their best and could not take any more.
119 Helber Galarga (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 10:39 am Report abuse
keep writing and signing petitions whingers...
120 reality check (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 10:53 am Report abuse
119
Will do Mr Brown shirt.

Looks like the boycott is spreading.

Meanwhile,Holland America Line's MS Veendam cancelled a stop at the Falklands due on Friday in July -- not as a result of the protests. (OH YEAH!PULL THE OTHER ONE.)

Both lines are owned by US-based Carnival Corp and were the first big cruise ships due to the islands this summer season.

A Holland America Line spokesperson told the newspaper: “Regarding our scheduled calls to the Falkland Islands, when the weather is good and predictable we go there, when it is not – which is most of the time – we don't.”

Sulivan Shipping in Port Stanley tweeted: “The AIDAcara due to visit on December 3 has cancelled her visit due to the current political situation in Argentina (REFRESHING HONESTY) A huge blow for all involved, let's hope this doesn't continue throughout the season.”

Got to love the Holland America Line, blaming the weather, at least the others have the balls! to tell the truth.

Keep it up KFC, show your true colours, you are stiffening our peoples resolve, you will never get your hands on the Islands, never.

New word for your dictionary: Malvinasism. A pathological desire for something that can never be realised or achieved.
121 ChrisR (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 11:00 am Report abuse
Having checked this company out I think there is little sense in emailing the executives. It was formed by these two:

Joe Watters and Frank Del Rio

An argie name for the second one if ever there was one. Very 'upmarket' cruises according to the business analysis.

The day will come when TMBOA and all her little trolls and the bitter, chief liar on MP if he still lives, will rue the day they started this collective stupidity as the oil revenue exceeds the output of YPF.

Treat yourself to a laugh everybody: TMBOA was opening her mouth again in public, see todays BsAs Herald - you could NOT make this up.
122 Clyde15 (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 11:04 am Report abuse
Come on, be fair to the Argies. Give them their brief moment in the sun. They have nothing else going for them. Their national pride needs a boost. Threatening a small harmless island population is good for their moral. It's all they are good at diplomatically.
Of course ALL British potential cruise tourists should boycott any cruise line WORLDWIDE if they are involved in this Argentinian blackmail.
I think they would lose huge sums of money if this happened,
Maybe we should start a petition on the Daily Mail ?
123 Steve-32-uk (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 11:06 am Report abuse
@Think
Do you work for your Govt? either directly or indirectly.
124 reality check (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 11:08 am Report abuse
What really astounds me is this, they seem to desperately want the UK to sit down and talk, despite the UK's insistance on the FI's inclusion in talks, they keep pressing for them.

To that end, they then employ tactics such has we are know seeing. Surely, the recent events of 1982 would teach them one thing. The United Kingdom does not respond favourably to bully boy tactics, never has done, never will do.

Like someone said on here, you attract more flies with sugar than you do with vinegar!
125 Islander1 (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 11:16 am Report abuse
Think, Odd isn,t it that you- same as most other Argetnines - can never answer a direct question?
Marcos comes from the same background - come on Marcos - try - What benefit will Argentina get on the world stage from the current bullyboy tactics?
You do realise of course that - yes - it annoys us Islanders a bit - but does not have a significant economic impact at the end of the day. Just makes Argentina the laughing stock of the world really.

The weaker and wetter cruise lines attitude to a closing of all British ports in the Carribean to them would be interesting?
Think they migh loose passengers in big numbers to their competitors who do have the balls to ignore your President,s 21st century Hitler Youth mobs.
Will be intersting to see where we are with all this in say 12 months time.
126 reality check (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 11:24 am Report abuse
Here's a thought, how many British owned Airlines fly into Argentina, I have no idea?
If they were to paint the Union flak on their tails, would they be refused permission to land?
Just a thought.
127 Helber Galarga (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 11:32 am Report abuse
@120

when the weather is good and predictable we go there, when it is not – which is most of the time – we don't.”

no wonder POMs feel right at home on those islands....they have a craving for foul and miserable weather...
128 Brit Bob (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 11:33 am Report abuse
Argentina is a Pathetic country. I am looking forward to Argentine default day on the 15th December and IMF Red Card Penalties on 17th December. And it's only a matter of time before the sad Peso (excuse for a currency) is devalued again.
129 Crackpot (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 11:35 am Report abuse
109 Helpher Gargle “whinge....whinge....whinge”

If you hadn't taught us so well, then we wouldn't be so good at it. Keep up the good work!
130 M_of_FI (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 11:43 am Report abuse
The beaming pride emanating from the words of the Argentine commentators only proves the very real intentions of Argentina. For all the time and effort that they claimed to be the innocent victim and how they have always had the islanders wishes at heart, it is actions like these that show the Argentine people and its government in their true light. They cannot be trusted. They are a law breaking, lying, untrustworthy and spineless nation. How can we begin to negotiate with a nation who treats our livelihoods with such disdain? Why should we give in to threats and blackmail? It only strengthens our resolve and pushes us further away from the negotiating table.

You are only moving further away from your objective, but deep down, I believe this is what Argentina wants. This nation craves to play the victim and it needs someone to hate and vent its anger at. It distracts them from all the unnecessary woes that they have to face in the day-to-day lives in Argentina.

This version of state sponsored terrorism against the Falklands will hurt our wealth, but it will never make us negotiate. So Think, can continue with his insults (call us whatever you want) but you will never be able to call us Argentines. And for the rest of the Argentines can keep rejoicing at their attempts of economic blackmail. Nothing will change.
131 reality check (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 11:44 am Report abuse
POMS!!!!!!!
No prizes forguessing where you emmigrated to then.

If the weather is so foul and miserable, wh ydo you want them?

As for their statement. Seems to me they are more worried about losing customer revenue than they are about telling the truth, who the hell goes to the South Atlantic for a sun tan?

Note to South Atlantic Cruise Passengers: Do not forget to pack the factor 50!
132 surfer (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 12:02 pm Report abuse
The issue, as ever, is with the Argentine Government mismanaging every single situation it finds itself in, always going for the headline grabbing, populist actions, without regard for long term consequences.

Witness CFK triggering the penultimate default ruling due to her crowd pleasing outbursts about 'vulture funds'.

Witness Argentina stealing YPF, great PR for a couple of weeks, now they're trying to get inward investment, ahhh OK, good luck with that.

Witness CFK sponsoring that advert on the war memorial in the Falklands - ruined their Olympic chances... and whats left of their image...

Witness INDEC blantently lying about inflation, IMF red card on the way...

Witness ARA Libertad sailors drawing their guns against port workers in Ghana

Witness CFK sponsoring violence on the streets against tour operators... who knows how this will end, not good for Argentina is a fair bet.

etc...
133 Raven (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 12:11 pm Report abuse
125 Islander1 (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 11:16 am
Think, Odd isn,t it that you- same as most other Argetnines - can never answer a direct question?

They long ago ran out of being able to justify any of their attitudes or justifications of rights to the Falklands. Any time they do, they get tied in knots as their basis for ownership is hugely flawed, and they know it.

That's why they are reduced to spouting gibberish on the forums.
Their only means of gaining control of the Falkland Islands is mount another invasion, which considering the state of their armed forces and impounded equipment these days, would amount to having to take a charter flight, or rowing a dinghy over the sea. They could block book a cruise ship, but I suspect that they dont have enough Pesos in the kitty to pay for it.
With Mount Pleasant having a few more troops available than Naval Party 8901 had in '82, I suspect the invasion would last as long as it took to eat a Polo mint.
134 DanyBerger (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 12:22 pm Report abuse
This is what I call Self-determination working at it’s best.

Ships can self-determinate where they want to be or go.

They can chose to go to FI and avoid Argentina or don’t go to Argentina and go to FI.

May be the directives of the companies make some numbers and then thought...

FI is not a good business like Argentina so we remain Argentinean business partner. Can you see here S-D again.

May be the idiots in the govt. in FI are not managing the economy so well, lack of competence may be?

I guess that Argentina should have to make a referendum among all port workers asking.

A-Do you want Ships go to FI? Yes or no
B-Do you want to remain Argies and ships stop going to FI? Yes or no?
C- Do you want all ships only come to Argentina and salary rise or a salary cut UK style and ship allowed to go to FI? Yes or no.

I start to love British democracy and Self-Determination can we have more of this pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.
135 reality check (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 12:29 pm Report abuse
Do you want the Falklands? Yes or No.

Well you can not have them, next plaese!
136 Santa Fe (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 12:34 pm Report abuse
109...Troll Troll Troll

keep up the good work

I imagine this will blow over like the RG government stating that a cruise liner wouldn't sail to the falklands, and it was sitting in harbour.

The brownshirts wont sustain this, soon have bigger fish to fry
137 yankeeboy (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 12:48 pm Report abuse
Well as they bully their neighbors the lights are out again in BA.

It's hot and raining so they still can't plant, no planting means no sowing mean NO SOY.

It is fascinating how they support bullying while living under a dictatorship getting poorer and poorer every day while the ruling class gets richer and richer.

Gov't propaganda worked wonders in Germany a few decades ago...

Some animals are more equal than other animals.
138 Clyde15 (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 01:12 pm Report abuse
#119
keep writing and signing petitions whingers...
something learned from Argentina - the undesputed world's champions
#127
“no wonder POMs feel right at home on those islands....they have a craving for foul and miserable weather...”
The British are an extremely hardy race and can put up with weather that would make other “soft”nations. eg Argentinians. curl up and die.
You only have to go back to 1982 to see proof of that.
Your shower of wimps were complaining that they were cold and wet while our men marched through the rain, sleet and slept on the ground and kicked your butts. My goodness there was a great deal of whining from the Argentinian population then,,,,nothing has changed since then,. Keep on whining as it is now your national sport.
By the way, the word is wimp NOT whimp, please use correct noun in future correspondence
139 Simon68 (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 01:24 pm Report abuse
Dear Think, Marcos, Helber, Tobias, et al:

Don't worry any more about the Falkland Islands, tomorrow is 7D, all our problems will be solved as from 23:59:59. The “Malvinas” will “return” to our sovereignty, the inflation will drop to 9%, the gangs of “express” kidnappers will disappear, the re-re-election will become reallity, Amado Boudou will stop being a corrupt arsehole, CFK will become a modern version of Mother Teresa, Oyarbide will sell his US$250.000 diamond ring and will become an honest Judge, ARA Libertad will come sailing back from Ghana, ARA Espora from South Africa and vast quantities of FDI will pour into the coffers of Aerolíneas Argentinas and YPF!!!!!!!!

7D the beginning of a new and brilliant future for Argentina... CFK has spoken!!!!
140 Conqueror (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 01:29 pm Report abuse
@1 & 3 What noise does a bomb make as it falls through the air?
@6 So much better than a Faggot
@8 Or a Queer.......
@11 Why? Argieland is a rogue, pariah state. Last look says argieland is in debt to the tune of US$100 billion. Masses of street crime. Murder, narcotics, theft, male and female rape, violence.
@12 Bumboys......
@15 Wankers.......
@20 Up to your ass in it......
@26 Are you “joy”?
@29 Here, pussy, pussy. We have a surprise for you. Be careful, it's sharp. Back on to it carefully.
@31 And, in your case, crabs....
@34 Not at all. Always glad to contact companies and make a point about not being scared of little piss-ass “countries”.
@38 Been there. Done that. Last Friday I believe.
@40 Having trouble with “cut and paste”? Worth noticing that argieland wasn't referred to as a “country”. But it's not, is it? It's just where 40-odd million genocidal war criminals hang out!
@49 It's not polite to always talk about yourself. And the word is spelled “C-O-C-K-R-O-A-C-H”. Difficult, isn't it? When you can't crawl up high enough to look in a mirror.
@59 Bankrupt.
@64 Feckwit.
@69 DYOR.
@86 Swim out and watch for it.
@96 In next week's exciting instalment, a British submarine........
@98 Marine highwaymen. Oh, isn't that “pirates”?
@101 Nit.
@102 Who would want to phone you?
@105 Who told you that you could ooze out of your sewer?
@109 Strange. Didn't realise your first name is 'Dogshit'.
@111 I have. Try 42732.
@119 Have you read the petition asking for argieland to be missiled?
@121 Do you mean: 'YPF would have suffered same fate as Aerolíneas had I not nationalized it' Definitely another joke. doesn't she now owe another US$10 billion?
@130 Do be sure to give argieland some of your oil. Just be sure it's well alight first! Argieland loves oil. So right on the edge of their territorial waters would be a good place to sink and old, leaking, but full, tanker!
@134 How about we ban argie vessels from British territories?
141 Shed-time (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 01:30 pm Report abuse
Let's look at the power hierarchy of argentina:

Nestor - made his money during the evil junta years.
Maximo - Where has the $2billion for Plummet Airlines gone?
KFC - Where has the $520million for the YPF sale in Santa Cruz gone?
Boudou - How are you escaping prison for corruption?
Timmerman - Why are you supporting a political ideology aligned with hitlerism?

Bearing all this in mind, the bullying tactics employed by the SA Brown Shirts seem small fry.
142 Idlehands (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 01:34 pm Report abuse
This reminds me of a child with ADHD.

You tolerate its cravings for attention to a point but eventually it has to be placed on the naughty step for its own protection.

Let's face it - even Argentines know this is hampering its ill conceived efforts to attain sovereignty. Lashing out through frustration will only harm them in the end.
143 Shed-time (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 01:40 pm Report abuse
@142 I'd agree. However, has it been placed on the UN naughty step for signing up to something that they disagree with? Nope. Have they been placed on the WTO naughty step for expropriating private assets? Nope. Have they been put on the G20 naughty step for not actually being in the top 20 economies and being undemocratic? nope.

Even the EU with that very very creepy starey belgian president (forgot his name) seem to be unable to put them on the naughty step and tell Mercosur to get furked, whilst signing deals with Brazil directly. Why is this?

I think we should be told.
144 reality check (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 01:43 pm Report abuse
Horst WESSEL. He may be dead but his spirit lives on in you know where.
Courtesy of Google translate.

“La bandera en alto! Las filas bien cerrado! La marcha SA con el paso tranquilo y firme. Compañeras y compañeros fusilados por el Frente Rojo y reaccionarios de marzo en espíritu dentro de nuestras filas. Desactive las calles por los batallones marrones, despejar las calles para el soldado de asalto! Millones de personas están mirando a la cruz gamada lleno de esperanza, El día de la libertad y de pan amanece! Por última vez, la llamada a las armas suena! Para la lucha, todos estamos preparados! Pronto banderas de Hitler volará sobre todas las calles. El tiempo de la esclavitud durará, pero ahora un poco de tiempo! La bandera en alto! Las filas bien cerrado! La marcha SA con el paso tranquilo y firme. Compañeras y compañeros fusilados por el Frente Rojo y reaccionarios de marzo en espíritu dentro de nuestras filas.”
145 Shed-time (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 01:52 pm Report abuse
@144 is that the La Campora marching song by any chance?
146 Monty69 (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 02:07 pm Report abuse
134 DanyBerger
''I start to love British democracy and Self-Determination can we have more of this pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.''

No. Unfortunately, you get Argentine 'democracy';
''Do what we tell you or we'll send thugs around to smash up your property and impound your ships''

It's not that tempting.
147 reality check (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 02:12 pm Report abuse
@145
Yep, Der Horst WESSEL song, translated of course. La Campora, SA aka Brown Shirts, no difference.
148 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 02:40 pm Report abuse
If I were Argentina, I would offer the UK a compromise: Argentina dessist from putting pressure on the cruise lines, tells them univocally they are free to dock in Argentina and then in the Falklands... in exchange the UK instructs their private corporations to hand over assets to Argentine private corporations “voluntarily”.

I am making the figures up, but lets say the cruise industry tourism gets the Falklands 10-15 million a year. Multiply that by 200 (100 years the Falklands are likely to remain a UK territory). Argentina can state this is to offset “loss of resources” from the “Malvinas” (which I wouldn't agree with) or “administrative” costs, in having to check ship from the Faklands for any strange/threateting British activity (something every nation in the world would fully understand the suspicion).

That equals 1-1.5 billion. Have British companis auto-expropriate and we call it a deal. That way the people of the Falklands are not hurt.

If the UK rejects, then Argentina can say the UK gov is siding with a few rich fat cats while not caring about the pocketbooks of 3000 innocent islanders.
149 Shed-time (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 02:51 pm Report abuse
@148 So you're basically saying the UK should give in to state sponsored terrorism, and its intimidation of companies? Then they should hand over $1.5 billion dollars in assets to some hitlerists who will immediately offshore the money to the same personal wealth fund as the 'Santa Cruz 520mil'?

How does NO sound?
150 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 02:57 pm Report abuse
@149

If you haven't noticed, every time the IMF, UK, EU, USA, China, Brazil/Mercosur, Mexico, Japan, Ghana, have taken action against Argentina, we double down.

At some point you must understand, we also don't respond well to bullying.
151 yankeeboy (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 02:59 pm Report abuse
Double down then lose, again and again. Eventually you would think you'd learn.
Even a dumb dog won't touch a fence after they have been shocked a couple times.
152 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 03:02 pm Report abuse
Everytime the north talks, we actually act, with more legally based complaints, with more laws within Argentina to harm your assets.

There is no electric fence here because you in the rest of the world are like a fence with the power cut off and holes in the meshing and parts of it weighed down to ground level. 12 years and you haven't been able to do anything in spite of all the bluster.
153 reality check (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 03:07 pm Report abuse
Well if we are going to count years, how does 179 sound.
154 Shed-time (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 03:08 pm Report abuse
You seem to be trying to intellectualise what is basically your country complaining about 'other countries being bad to you' when you ignore the same organisations agreements on uncompensated expropriation, i.e. theft.

You're the national equivalent of a pathological larcenist and you think making legal complaints works?

Gosh.
155 jsydz (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 03:09 pm Report abuse
Hi, your Latin American readers might want to read:

pol-check.blogspot.co.uk/2012/02/falklands-have-always-been-argentine.html

This explains the sovereignty claims. Chilean readers might like to read:

pol-check.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/the-falklands-are-chilean.html
156 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 03:10 pm Report abuse
@154

Have you ever stated Argentina is right in any dispute? One time, ever?

Then you complain about Argentina not showing any impartiality? Later.
157 gustbury (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 03:14 pm Report abuse
ooooooohhhhhhhhhhhhhh poor people!! Return sovereignty to Argentina and everything will be fine!! THAT'S SURE!!
158 Shed-time (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 03:27 pm Report abuse
@156 I actually cannot think of any dispute that Argentina has been right about. And that is taking into account my objective and unbiased viewpoint.

What does that tell you, eh?
159 reality check (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 03:27 pm Report abuse
To return something implies that you once owned it, you didn't so go away and take your spurious claim with you.
160 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 04:14 pm Report abuse
@158

It tells me you to continue according no intellectual respect towards you or the other anti-argies, who like yourself have such an extreme, inordinate self-inflated ego, that they “proffer” their tendentious, emotionally bedraggled opinion hit pieces as apodictic.

Thank you, it makes this forum that much more enjoyable and didactic.
161 reality check (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 04:18 pm Report abuse
Try holding your breath whilst at the same time drinking a glass of water.

I find it works wonders for hiccups.
162 Shed-time (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 04:24 pm Report abuse
alternatively... I just admit that the typical Argentinian practices, definitions of terms (such as democracy, free press, negotiation) and belief structures are totally opposed to those that I am personally accustomed to. I cannot even understand the amateurishness of supposedly 'expert' argentinian legal representatives, like in the impounded boat court case.

I'm truly flummoxed as to how your country even manages to make it through one single solitary day... and yet it seems to.
163 yankeeboy (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 04:25 pm Report abuse
160. Oh good gracious!! What a bunch of gobbledygook,

Toby what did I tell you about using those types of words to get a thought across;

Let me remind you since apparently forgot

It makes you look like a lunatic.
164 Clyde15 (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 04:30 pm Report abuse
#154
I am not trying to be contentious but can you give us a few examples of where Argentina was right in any disputes.
I know little of Argentina's history and am distinctly biased in relation to the Falklands, however, I believe I am fair minded and could acknowledge that Argentina has been in the right, if you could give me your unbiased examples.
165 Idlehands (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 04:32 pm Report abuse
What are “opinion hit pieces ” ?
166 Vulcanbomber (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 04:41 pm Report abuse
i like think, the little troll actually makes me laugh

Whats funnier is that the Argentine government probably pay him to troll these sites as some form of government policy

Think may be paid or he may be allowed to hold US Dollars, or have a paypal account, things denied to his fellow countrymen.

But then why should he worry his country is under the oppressive heel of the peronists, many of whom appeared in Argentina in 1945, with a little gold and some art treasures.

I only hope the innocent people, those that were not thrown out of planes to look like ants in the wind, do not suffer from more of CFK's bad management and evil intentions
167 toooldtodieyoung (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 04:55 pm Report abuse
160 Tito The Clown Troll

“Projection” alert!!!! Poor Tito, the victim again!!!

Tell me Tito, While you are so busy playing the victim in all of this, is it right for a country to get a neo-nazi group to smash up offices and Embassies? to plant bombs??

You're not going to answer of course, this is a bit too direct for you silly little trolls isn't it?

You should join “Think” he has finally settled at his most comfortable intelectual level, all that peusdo-intelectual bullsh*t he kept on spouting on about. I suggest you do the same, before you choke / drown in your own...............

P.S:- You have a nice day now.............
168 DanyBerger (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 04:59 pm Report abuse
ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzz just boring people....

Still no ships going to FI I'm just wonder why?

Don't worry KaMoron will turn UK Royal Navy into UK Royal Caribbean to bring tourist from UK to FI.
After all, these boats have to be useful for something. Am I wrong?
169 reality check (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 05:14 pm Report abuse
”Still no ships going to FI I'm just wonder why?2

Simple, because you intimidate and threaten their Argentinian staff with a real threat of violence.

Try that crap across the water and you will get a severe spanking, just like last time.
170 Simon68 (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 05:25 pm Report abuse
168 DanyBerger (#)
Dec 06th, 2012 - 04:59 pm

“Still no ships going to FI I'm just wonder why?”

Actually if you check up on your data before writing bullshit, you will find that M/V Seabourn Sojourn is en route to Port Stanley at the moment!!!!!

She is opposite San Clemente de Tuyú at the moment!!!!!!

marinetraffic.com/ais/default.aspx?zoom=9&oldmmsi=311027100&olddate=12/6/2012%201:54:00%20AM
171 stick up your junta (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 06:35 pm Report abuse
Current position of M/S Seabourn Sojourn: Under way from Montevideo to Port Stanley
www.seascanner.com/schiffsposition.php?schiff=Seabourn+Sojourn
172 Steve-32-uk (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 06:37 pm Report abuse
www.penguin-news.com/index.php/news/politics/item/473-falklands-representative-meets-prime-minister-at-no-10
173 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 06:41 pm Report abuse
Magnificent news!

I have just finished my last disquisitions and next week I have only some administrative duties... then school is out for the summer!

That means I will be able to be here the entire day telling the truth in your faces with more and faster updates on:

- How Europe is guilty of countless crimes against humanity
- How the UK is the opposite of a human rights, democratically loving society
- Up to the minute coverage of the daily mass shooting wherever in the USA
- and much much more...

Don't you love the southern summertime!! And it's finally really warm in the mornings, which gets your blood flowing for some pool time in the hot sunny afternoons... can't really get into the pool if the morning is cool and the water is freezing.

So poolside drinks, sun, and making usufruct of my superior IQ, vocabulary, and noetic-informational skills to put the northern foreign-fiends where they belong on the Humble scale.

It's gonna be sensational, and I hope you are all excited!

Isn't the southern summertime great?
174 Think (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 06:56 pm Report abuse
A quick tally since (100).....

About 15 new British downers, wailers, squawkers and snivellers.......
175 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 06:57 pm Report abuse
bleaters and ululaters too.
176 Think (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 07:07 pm Report abuse
:-)
177 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 07:17 pm Report abuse
So who is is exited for the summer and warm weather! I'm sure the northern foreign-fiends are having a great time with the wonderful sub-zero weather and the 7 hour days... and still no money for a decent christmas, as the Great Northern Recession goes on and on and on and on and on and on...
178 Raven (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 07:31 pm Report abuse
You make me laugh you two.

Like Waldorf and Statler.

One pair are puppets controlled by people.

The other pair appeared on the muppet show.
179 ProRG_American (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 07:34 pm Report abuse
More nonsence from FIG and Mercopress.
180 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 07:35 pm Report abuse
@178

The funniest shit of all is that you think we don't see you foreign anti-argies the same way.

You are worse than a marxist claque.
181 Raven (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 07:37 pm Report abuse
@180 Guzz

Take off your blinkers. ;)
182 Steve-32-uk (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 07:39 pm Report abuse
'Received in the Senate Boudou a leader of China- Vice President Amado Boudou in the Senate today received the President of the National Committee of the Political Consultative Conference of the Chinese people, Jia Qinglin, who thanked China's support to the Argentine claim of sovereignty over the Falkland Islands.
During the meeting, Boudou also highlighted the joint work in the Security Council of the UN and the G20 and pondered the fact that both countries were “recognized as the two countries to take further steps to ensure that workers” do not lose their sources labor.
The vice president highlighted the economic and social achievements of both nations and declared the need to “increase bilateral trade.”
“Bilateral trade grew much and began to shrink the gap unfavorable for Argentina,” he said and hoped that the visit of the official Asian “serves to export value-added goods and receive investments as charges of Belgrano”.
He also warned that “the concept of one China is part” of international politics Argentina.
Qinglin, meanwhile, said that a decision by the authorities of his country to strengthen “the friendship and exchange with Argentina” and described the country as “a nation of weight in Latin America with abundant natural resources and broad prospects for development. ”'

www.diariojornada.com.ar/58528/Politica/Boudou_recibio_en_el_Senado_a_un_dirigente_de_China
183 Monty69 (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 07:42 pm Report abuse
174 Think
177 Nostrolldamus The 2nd

Do you pair of comedians have anything to say apart from name- calling? Because if not, we should all probably give up and find something more interesting to do.

Oh and TTT, I know this has been said before, probably by me, but using archaic words out of context doesn't demonstrate a superior IQ. Language is for communication, and if you fail to communicate to your intended audience, you are.....just an epic fail, really.
'Foreign- fiends'??? Are you for real? And are you really planning to spend all of your holiday on here? You sad, sad boy.
184 ProRG_American (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 07:43 pm Report abuse
182 Steve-32-uk (#) Good posting and link to a progressive daily. More positive news from the Sino-Argentina relations front.
185 yankeeboy (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 07:45 pm Report abuse
Summer is nice as long as you have a/c not so much when it goes out every other day though. Are the lights back on in BA yet?
BA gets mighty hot and stinky in the summer.
Have they picked up the trash yet?
Maybe you can swim in the brown, cold, water and windy, wet sand beaches of Mar Del Plata.
Yuck never again.
186 Raven (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 07:49 pm Report abuse
@180 Guzz

We know you view us in the same way. All the pro CFK tribe do.

The more enlightened can see things more clearly, which is why I said take off the blinkers.

But if it makes you happy, carry on in fantasy land. I don't give one flying fuck about you and what you think personally. I'll just chuckle at your slovenly devotion to TMBOA, and will tell you to go do one if you ''Think'' you can claim the FI, which you cannot. You never owned them, will never own them. Do what you like, they will stay the Falkland Islands and independent from the lunacy of Peronism and Malvinistas for as long as there is a planet called Earth.

In the meantime, a quick G n T whilst we watch the despot show being played out in south east SA ;)
187 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 07:55 pm Report abuse
@185

Brown waters in Mar del Plata? Somehow I missed that part when I went. And the water was cold, but then I see what happened.

You are confusing New Jersey with Mar del Plata. A/C is great, we have one in every room of the house and the living room.

@183

Aren't you in the Falklands? They maybe wonderful to live in, but to spend a summer vacation? Unlikely.
188 yankeeboy (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 08:01 pm Report abuse
Yep, really brown and really cold, windy as it can be too. It is the only place I have seen people bringing tents to stay out of the wet blowing sand,
Gross
A/C only works with electricity too bad it keeps going out every other day. But glad you have it in every room is that something to be proud of there? It si the same pride you have when building a new dam, road or what was it indoor shopping center? I'm never quite sure I grew up north of Mexico.
189 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 08:05 pm Report abuse
@188

You obviously never been to Germany, so much for your ability to travel.

Oh and yes, I made that “description” especially for you, you are my Pavlovian trifle...

I am proud of the new dams, and yes we are getting a brand new freeway to San Juan, and the Wine Region Freeway is getting expanded to 6 lanes. And we are getting to new metro lanes.

Things that stopped being built in your country long ago... and not for reasons of no longer needing any further ones.

That reminds me I'm gonna check how many dams failed in the USA this year alone... I bet it's more than in Argentina in the last 10 years combined!
190 Santa Fe (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 08:15 pm Report abuse
189... Err they are going to Mars..another planet....while Rgs scrabble for dollar to release your rusting sailing frigate and your broken down corvette USA are going to mars baby...Suck it in bubba
191 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 08:18 pm Report abuse
@190

Suck it, Oh I get it. That's how the USA get men to space now, sucking good old Moscovite.... well you fill in the rest.
192 Shed-time (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 09:05 pm Report abuse
What's this talk of Germany, are the La Campora brown shirts going on another pilgrimage to see the important places of their Uncle Adolf? again?

And why is that dude still talking about Mendoza, where there is no law and people have to hang about with guns, and police shoot you at parties? Why doesn't he talk about somewhere nice instead?

I think we should be told.
193 Think (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 09:37 pm Report abuse
What a collection of British bemoaners, bewailers, complainers, gripers, groaners, lamenters, snifflers, snufflers and sobers…..
194 Joe Bloggs (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 09:51 pm Report abuse
Don’t Cry For Argentina, The World’s Worst Sovereign Deadbeat
195 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 10:01 pm Report abuse
Let's add some spice to Joe Bloggs emotional love for this country:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQqNRLw-dNg

www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Lo6JTSkTRM

www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTuGlOWK0qI

www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rgD2fhPuwE
196 Think (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 10:02 pm Report abuse
(194) Joe Bloggs

Good afternoon Joe....
I can seee that the Seabourn Sojourn has turned off its VOR......
That can only mean one thing..... She will be at Puerto Estanley on saturday morning....
What a relief.........
197 Joe Bloggs (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 10:09 pm Report abuse
195 Nostril the 2nd TiT
Don't get too excited. That was simply a copy and paste of a news article gone wrong. I only transferred over the headline.

196
Wow Think, you know what a VOR is! What freq does she transmit on? Either one will do.
198 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 10:25 pm Report abuse
But I am, it is a proud title to have as a country. Only country to stand up to the bankers in world history.
199 Joe Bloggs (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 10:32 pm Report abuse
198
LOL. Nobody believes you.

196
Come on Think! I thought we were going to have a conversation about nav aids but then you died in the arse. What's up? Celia's lab?
200 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 10:35 pm Report abuse
Your belief is irrelevant.
201 Shed-time (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 10:47 pm Report abuse
@2oo Why oh why are you so sour about everything? is it because you were forced to join a paramilitary organisation at a young age and they made you do things that you didn't like to the senior Reich committee and now they keep you as their pet in a gimp mask on a leash?

Instead you dream of Mendoza, a place where everyone wears kevlar because the local police are booze-addled and can shoot you dead before you can say 'its only a party'.
202 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 10:55 pm Report abuse
@201

Don't cops open fire on parties in the USA on a hourly basis? Yes they do. How bad of you not to care for your cousins lives more than for your enemy.

But at least “sh!t” happens at parties. Its at night, its dark, lots of people around, alcohol, drugs, love and hate... hormones... cops... things CAN happen.

Now, being shot dead just because you were walking (alone), on a brightly lit subway station with no one around, no alcohol, no insanity, by the police, now that is the brigh-line of a totalitarian police state.
203 Shed-time (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 11:05 pm Report abuse
@202 Now you're simply just an apologist for a totalitarian autocracy. Everyone knows that your country involves 'brown' people being left to starve, while your president and her friends steal away all of your money into 'personal wealth' funds, and your police are just shooting people in the street. Your country has even aligned itself to some of the most odious nations in the world presumably with your agreement.

It's quite clear you're incapable of free thought though, probably because of the programming at primary school.
204 Clyde15 (#) Dec 06th, 2012 - 11:32 pm Report abuse
#195
You have lost me on this post. Do you like these versions of the song, music and lyrics by two Englishmen, OR does your irrational hatred of everywhere outside Argentina preclude this ?
I am still waiting for a reply to my polite enquiry at #164.
Have you thought of any examples ?
#177
Actually the weather here has been sunny and cold - our days are actually 24 hours long - I presume it is the same where you live. DAYLIGHT is about 7 hours long coming up to the winter solstice but we have the advantage of 17 hours of daylight in mid summer. I do not notice any difference to the Christmas shopping
from previous years - the same money seems to be being spent.
You are correct, the recession goes on as does yours.
Give us a treat, on what subject was your disquisition - I hope it was not on the English language.
My slide scanner has now processed 100 slides so I can now go and do something more useful.
205 andy65 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 12:50 am Report abuse
@Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) I heard Hitler Crstina Farted and nearly gassed you all in BA what a Vile woman,not looking good on the coruption from neither down two places to 102 oh dear what a place to live
206 DanyBerger (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 01:20 am Report abuse
@Simon68

ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzz

Still no ships going to FI 2 agreed to don’t call for FI port.

Just I’m wondering why?

BTW are you planing to apply for a job in the new KaMoron’s “UK Royal Navy Caribberan”?

Be advised that Kebabs and Curry stuff are only available to eat.

Do you need son sort of advising over how to buy cheap pyjamas also?
207 andy65 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 01:31 am Report abuse
Hey DANNY BUGGERER HERE YOU GO SEABOURN SOJOURN STILL SAILING PRETTY DOWN TO THE GREAT BRITISH FALKLAND ISLANDS
TUFF LOOK CRISSY YOU INFLATED LIPPED ASS WIPE

www.seascanner.com/schiffsposition.php?schiff=Seabourn+Sojourn
208 agent999 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 01:54 am Report abuse
@196 Think
Another case of not thinking, or garbage in garbage out syndrome.

Do you really understand what VOR is ?
Do you know the primary use of VOR ?
209 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 01:55 am Report abuse
@205

Argentina is slightly larger than Buenos Aires, which is a city. I know in your neck of the forest countries are the size of my backyard, but that's not the case here. I could drive for four days from Iguazu and still be driving in my country.

Mendoza is fine, probably better than whatever place you live in.

@204

Do you hate this?

www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWGeRgFa-hI

Probably one of the top 3-5 most famous theme songs... I'm sure you hate it now.
210 andy65 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 02:04 am Report abuse
@209 THAT WOULKD BE DIFFICULT FOR ME TO UNDERSTAND ON THE LUXURY CRUISE I WAS ON VISING BA I ONLY SAW THE DOWN TRODDEN DOCK WORKERS AND THE MANY SHANTY TOWNS IN BA,QUITE AN EYE OPENER
211 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 02:14 am Report abuse
That's why the shanty towns are there to make you think its all like that and you won't come in. Worked like a charm.
212 andy65 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 02:21 am Report abuse
BELIEVE ME FROM WHAT I SAW AND HOW YOU PEOPLE SMELT DOCKSIDE WAS FAR ENOUGH THOUGH I TELL A LIE I DID VISIT A FEW OF THE GAY BARS IN BA AFTER DARK AND WAS SUPPRISED ALL YOU GUYS WANT PAYING,GUESS OLD HITLER CRSTINA AS TOUGHT YOU B...ards WELL, ALSO TAKE A LOOK AT THE AREA WHERE I LIVE PROPERTY PRICES THERE MY HOUSE COULD PROBABLY BUY THE WHOLE SHITTY TOWN WHERE YOU LIVE ( MINUS THE SHANTIES OFCOURSE)

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandbanks
213 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 02:24 am Report abuse
To tipple and to type don't “mix”.
214 andy65 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 02:31 am Report abuse
THAT THE BEST YOU CAN COME BACK WITH LOL
MUST TELL YOU A FUNNY STORY OF A GREASY ARGENTINE WHO WAS DATING ONE OF OUR STRIPPERS HERE IN UK HE'S CALLED LEANDRO PENNA, WELL HE GOT SMACKED IN THE MOUTH BY A SAS SOILDER SO TO AQUIRE A PAIR OF LIPS LIKE YOUR BELOVED PRESIDENT CUNTINA KIRCHER LOL
215 agent999 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 02:34 am Report abuse
andy stop SHOUTING
216 andy65 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 02:36 am Report abuse
THAT THE BEST YOU CAN COME BACK WITH LOL
MUST TELL YOU A FUNNY STORY OF A GREASY ARGENTINE WHO WAS DATING ONE OF OUR STRIPPERS HERE IN UK HE'S CALLED LEANDRO PENNA, WELL HE GOT SMACKED IN THE MOUTH BY A SAS SOILDER SO TO AQUIRE A PAIR OF LIPS LIKE YOUR BELOVED PRESIDENT CUNTINA KIRCHER LOL
217 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 02:45 am Report abuse
@214

I haven't come back with anything. I woudn't deign myself to vouchsafe you even a desultory riposte, which for an individual like yourself would be tantamount be a moliminous watershed in your life. To expend even a calorie to cogitate an adult response would not prove a fructuous emprise. I would enjoin you however to continue forth with this new deportment of yours... It is the consummate beau ideal for defining the “anglo-saxon” character. Your inverecund display of your education level redounds upon your people and helps to lignify your travailed and sedulous pursuit of international opprobrium.
218 andy65 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 02:48 am Report abuse
In other words the truth hurts.
219 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 02:52 am Report abuse
The truth? For the truth to hurt it must first be found.
220 andy65 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 02:58 am Report abuse
“The truth” something Argentines are not use to hearing
perhaps you can remind us the true inflation figure in your country
The true GDP
and why the IMF have threatened Argentina with sanctions for not telling the truth or is simply that
ARGENTINA ALWAYS THE VICTIM
221 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 03:06 am Report abuse
Who cares what the IMF do? They are just brooding on the corner because Argentina told them to get lost.
222 andy65 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 03:08 am Report abuse
Hers the thoughts of a TRUE argentine whos sick of suffering in your dismal country

It started out smelling like burning cabbage but the smell keep getting stronger. Luckily we are located a fair distance from the port so it wasn't as bad as others had it. Afterwards there was heavy rain flooding the city and power cuts. Power has been out across the street for the last 6 hours. I still have partial power in my house. All and all another craptacular day in BA. (On another note, the media law, the one the Govt. wants to use to suppress the opposition will not go into effect tomorrow. They are pissed

BET CRISSY IS NOT TO PLEASED AGAIN

Argentina Always The Victim
223 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 03:19 am Report abuse
Yes, I take all accounts on MERCOPRESS as objective...

hahahahahahahahahaha.
224 andy65 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 03:23 am Report abuse
@Nostrolldamus You can not handle the truth mate your full of big words talking shit with no substance on reality -when facts are put to you guess what NO REPLY no answers,you need to get out more from under Hitler Crstinas Skirt,and why is she weares black all the time?? does she see herself as Queen Victoria or something, tell her from me you can see her dandruff lol
225 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 03:32 am Report abuse
No, you can't handle the truth. That's why you are here, in a completely anti-argentine website, you are like the losers that read only La Nacion/C5N (or Telegraph to you) if they are hidebound, or Pagina 12/Cronica TV (Guardian to you), if they are dovidical.

And they can't read the other paper because they just have no stomach, or backbone. Weaklings.
226 andy65 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 03:39 am Report abuse
And even more truths for you below even your neighbours see you as a problem and a bully and I notice it's always smaller countrys you bully,you are cowards


“Dealing with Argentina “one of the most painful problems” admits President Mujica”
227 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 03:58 am Report abuse
@226

Tell me when have you attacked a bigger country in your entire history? All your glorious Empire conquests were against at best Bronze Age tribes in Africa, Australia, and the Americas... and oh against the ultra-pacifist Hindus.

The only two honorable mentions would be your WWII parry of the German Blitz, at the time the most advanced and powerful military attack force... and the repelling of the Spanish Armada, at the time by far the world's most powerful navy.

Since then what? You invaded a country that is still in the dark ages (with 20 other countries), and Iraq (behind the USA).

So don't throw many stones, brit.
228 agent999 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 07:31 am Report abuse
@227 Nostrolldamus The 2nd

I seem to remember a war in 1982 that we won.
229 Santa Fe (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 07:53 am Report abuse
Thing is Argentina is still persecuting its few remaining natives inhabitants, the UN recently mentioned this. So not going back 100-200 years in history this is happening NOW.

Seem to remember Iraq invaded kuwait first, then the UN sanctioned a multinational force.

Dont get your point?? does a seabourne invasion 8000 miles to take islands defended by a much larger force in land and air resources count????
230 Martin Woodhead (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 09:13 am Report abuse
Yes but it was defended by argentina #227 admits they are basically a bronze age tribe:)

So less a glorious military achievement more slapping some sense into the retarded kid after everything else has failed
231 reality check (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 09:15 am Report abuse
@227

Nah, the Armada and Battle of Britian was something, but 82 was something else.

Sailing 8,000 miles to counter attack well prepared enemy positions, with air and naval cover, at the odds of 1:3 (Current miltary tactics all say that an assaulting force should have a ratio of 3:1) andcomprensively defeating the enemy. Now that is something impressive in the annals of military history.

While we are at it, it should be remembered who threw the first stone!
232 Monty69 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 10:33 am Report abuse
217 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#)

I wish there was a 'red pen' function on this website. I f any student of mine ever gave me anything like that drivel I'd sit them in the naughty corner for half a day until they could write ' I am a pretentious prat' in Middle English in 50 different ways. I very much doubt 'fructuous emprise' has been written or seen since the days of Chaucer.

And guess what, that still doesn't make you clever.
233 Clyde15 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 10:37 am Report abuse
#227
Factually incorrect again
Have you ever heard of France or Napoleon ? Their army has always been larger than that of the UK and they were no walkover in any battles.
I think that if you read the history of Britain in India you will discover that the pacifist Hindus were anything but. They also had firearms and cannons - not bronze age weapons.
The Indians had distinct warrior classes -Rajputs and Sikhs.
Again, they had weaponry equivalent to that of the British forces and greater numbers of men. Fighting them was no easy task.
234 DanyBerger (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 10:54 am Report abuse
@ andy65

Well Andy seems Katie Price (Your stripper) was having a lot of fun with the “GREASY ARGENTINE” as you said.

Envy because you can only get when lucky the ugly ones with moustache and with hairy armpits perhaps?

1.bp.blogspot.com/-2mmRTz16blY/TapDaM3KlBI/AAAAAAAACfk/BazranF41KA/s1600/katie-price1_sexy.jpg

blogs.lanacion.com.ar/esto-no-es-hollywood/files/2011/03/Leandro-Penna-y-Katie-Price1.jpg
www.ciudad.com.ar/sites/default/files/imagecache/cathair-620x380-nocrop/2012/10/24/leandro-penna-int.jpg.crop_display.jpg
235 Raven (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 10:56 am Report abuse
@227

You forgot about the defeat of Napolean as well.

But as has been pointed out, the events of 1982 was quite some going. You even had a navy which, although old, was still quite quite capable of stopping the landings at San Carlos before the ships even entered the MEZ. However, your Navy took one hit and ran home to port.

You outnumbered us in troops and aircraft. You had 3 weeks to dig in. You could even carry on bringing in fresh troops and supplies via C130.

I'd say that 1982 was a very good example of fighting against a FAR larger force.
236 reality check (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 11:14 am Report abuse
Go figure, an RG male attracted to Price, must be a botox thing!
237 DanyBerger (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 11:40 am Report abuse
@Raven
outnumbered who?
Britain deployed more than 25.000 servicemen and sent all what her got to retake the Islands.
And a total of more than 100 ships Plus 2 carriers HMS Hermes and Invincible, harriers, Bombers, choppers, etc, etc.

Being the bigger military deployment of UK since WWII until now.

But we are in 2012 and UK has not even one carrier or military personnel to repeat such task.


May be you will send children like in Iraq and Afghanistan. Who knows?
www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2050684/UK-sent-children-Iraq-Afghanistan-despite-Government-ban.html
238 malen (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 11:51 am Report abuse
225 she is always in black, because it was a custom (costumbre). But old, very old, much old (neither my grandmother did it). Nobody does it anymore.
Im tired of seeing black, black, of her speech, of her audience and singings, etc. Of her politics, the only thing you can buy with 1 $ is an action of an arg company, but not even an egg. Thats the value of our money and our companies.
239 andy65 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 12:00 pm Report abuse
@malen
We from outside see the problem quite clearly with the biggest being your leader,this woman is nothing but trouble once she as raped and pilaged your country no doubt she will be gone with you guys left with all the mess to clear up, it's incredible that after The British helped restore democrecy in Argentina by defeating the Junta you have not been able to elect a governmant or leader that is not corupt,says alolt for South American democrecy.
240 malen (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 12:10 pm Report abuse
the british never restored democracy in Argentina....it was argentines that defeated the Junta, an arg matter. Dont change facts.
And about democracy, here we have more than you. Or your lords arent choosed by finger and your Queen decide to go to wars.....
241 reality check (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 12:14 pm Report abuse
Malvi.

The up front in your face fighting, was done by 3.000 combat troops against 11.000 entrenched troops. Your troops. Suppose your going to come back with some pathetic excuse about them being untrained conscripts.

How much training does it need, to sit in a hole and fire a rifle at some one in front of you?

34 Harriers on two carriers against 100+ land based aircraft, naval assets 5.000 miles from nearest logistical support against a fleet operating a days sailing time from their bases.

No wonder your pride is still hurt. You had all the advantages, had you an half decent army and navy, you would have won easily, the history is different though, aint it?
242 andy65 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 12:18 pm Report abuse
Malen, you got democracy because we The Great British defeated your military Junta,if you look back you will remember waving your flags in the streets supporting yout JUNTA when you were being fed lies that you were winning the war then BOOOOOOOM reality hits your soilders are sent home defeated,If I remember rightly your country did not even send ships to repatriate them We The Great British had to do it for you and ever since you have been governed by corrupt leaders, even my good friend Jorge Lanata speaks about it on your television everyday. Finally our Queen is a constitutional monarchy we are governed by an elected governmant
GOD BLESS THE GREAT BRITISH FALAND ISLANDS
GOD BLESS CHILE
243 reality check (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 12:25 pm Report abuse
Nope, 30 years later and they still do not have a democracy and they will not have it until their politicians can not buy their way into office!

KFC case in point, what was it 40 pesos per vote? and even provided with transport to collect it!

Not what I call democracy.
244 andy65 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 12:33 pm Report abuse
I always say

ARGENTINA ALWAYS THE VICTIM

They have more complaints and cases against them in various world organisations than any other country
I think it says it all.
Kirchner is no better than what was defeated in 1945
245 Santa Fe (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 12:33 pm Report abuse
237 - We have one active Aircraft carrier plus HMS Ocean, albeit carriying only helicopters. We will have to wait until 2016 when the first of the two supercarriers comes on line, although prob only have a squadron of f35s on it at that time, but hey hooo. two 65k tons carriers are not a bad start, second only to the USA.
246 Islander1 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 12:42 pm Report abuse
Hey Think and DannyB - The Seabourn S. is only 23 hours sailing away from Stanley now - eta 0900 local saturday 8th - only a gale of wind can prevent here call now-any comment?
Mind you, if it does blow a gale and she cannot disembark passengers I guess Think will claim that even God is on Christina,s side!

Danny B - there is a very large well defended concrete carrier here all year round now called RAF Mount Pleasant and its current 4, 5th Generation interceptor Eurofighter Typhoons can take on all your FAA could muster.
247 andy65 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 12:43 pm Report abuse
@Danny Buggerer (lol) The falkland Islands are defended to the teeth my friend thats why the Botox Queen and the old pensioner x flight attendent of the backcrupt airline Aerolines Argentines Alicia Castro sit and moan about our military machine-remember not long ago when you guys were sh...ing yourself at the sight of HMS Dauntless
248 agent999 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 01:06 pm Report abuse
@237 Dummyberger
Yet again you should check your facts.
249 reality check (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 01:06 pm Report abuse
Hey
Did you know that 2090 will be the Falkland Islands Quincentennial. Man that will be some celebration, shame I will not still be around, British and Immortal, to much to ask for, can't be greedy!
250 slattzzz (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 01:18 pm Report abuse
Nostril Anus is actually Guzz who lives in sweden and is very unlikely to see anything of a southern summer
251 reality check (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 02:13 pm Report abuse
Yep, either that or his altenate Schitzo ego.
252 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 04:24 pm Report abuse
How “interesting”, in this article, the Brits say the Falklands was a noteworthy victory, yet elsewhere when they “discuss” (traduce) the argentine soldiers and military they say they were badly equipped conscripts with no training, that the argie navy “rows” around, and that the argie air force were a capable in flight and strategy of attack as a summer fruit fly around your face.

But here, they were well equipped soldiers, our navy was a 'threat', etc, etc, etc.

Now that is the definition of “titivating lore” (phrase especially dedicate for Professor Monty).

None of those words, except for perhaps “inverecund”, “moliminous”, “lignify”,and “fructuous” are rare. They are however not often used, and would never be used together like I did in 217.

But if you don't respect the addressee, why would I bother about such things?

And if I were you, at least I would enjoy being exposed to new vocabulary, because I'm sure there had to be at least a couple that were new to you, or at least that you had forgotten for years or decades. Why not take the positive of the experience?
253 Simon68 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 04:39 pm Report abuse
252 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#)
Dec 07th, 2012 - 04:24 pm

Having reread the article, I find there is not a single reference to “noteworthy victory” or discussion of Argentine soldiers, so your comment is apparently about some other thread, and certainly has nothing to do with “Argentine bullying tactics are despicable says Falklands MLA Summers”!!!!!
254 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 04:46 pm Report abuse
I said: “the honorable mentions are the Blitz and the Armada parries”

“THEY” said:

@228

“I seem to remember a war in 1982 that we won.”

@229

“Dont get your point?? does a seabourne invasion 8000 miles to take islands defended by a much larger force in land and air resources count????”

@231

“Now that is something impressive in the annals of military history.”

I would suggest you learn how to read.

And all argie wars have been against larger opposition (the civilian militia of BUenos Aires against the British army batallions, revolutionaries against the Spanish Army, Argentina vs Brazil in the cisplatine war, Argentina vs Paraguay [a larger country then and one that had prepared for war], Argentina vs UK...)

Every country we have waged war against has been larger than us.

And then you have the Crossing of the Andes... over a 3500 meter pass, with horses, cannons, soldiers, equipment, etc... to sneak attack the Spanish in Chile.

That is recognized as one of the greatest military feats of endurance and logistics of all time.
255 Pugol-H (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 05:21 pm Report abuse
@254 Nostrolldamus The 2nd
In 1807 the Spanish forces in BA were up against a single British Regiment of the line, comprising 3 infantry battalions and associated units like engineers, a grand total of 1500 men.

The Spanish had a great superiority in numbers and equipment, yet the British still managed to capture BA and hold it for a month and a half. I wouldn’t shout about that one if I were you.

Then there is the war of the triple Alliance, how do you figure Argentina on its own to be smaller than the mighty Paraguay, never mind when combined with Brazil and Uruguay. Missed that one out completely.

Not to forget the “conquest of the desert”, when Argentinian forces fresh from slaughtering Paraguyans, overran Patagonia, despite the Patagonian Indians having overwhelming superiority in men, firepower and technology. Clearly your finest hour.
256 Clyde15 (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 05:26 pm Report abuse
I thought Hannibal did pretty well ! So did Alexander the Great.
“One of the greatest military feats of endurance and logistics of all time” Possibly so, I have never heard of it and could find no reference when I checked on Google. I am not saying it did not happen.
Another couple for consideration are D-Day - the logistics for this were staggering and the war could have been lost if it failed.
The Chindits in Burma must have ranked as the toughest test of manpower.
Parachuted into one of the worst malarial jungles in the world, relying on air drops for supplies and fighting the Japanese with no hope of evacuation if injured. Rather them than me !
257 Outlawcatcher (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 06:26 pm Report abuse
Is this guy for real? I must look up the famed military feats of Argentina. I guess I will have to look pretty dammed hard because nobody else seems to have deduced any such feat of note. Is he really trying to compare Argentine military annals with that of the UK or any other half decent 'northern' tribe. He's having a laugh!
258 Raven (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 06:35 pm Report abuse
@254

I call bullshit on your claim about the UK v Argentina.

Shall we start by dissecting air power in the Falklands war.

(UK) 28 Sea Harriers and 8 Harrier Gr3, with 5 Black Buck bombing missions comprising of 1 Vulcan per mission.

(Arg) 74 A-4 Skyhawk, 24 Dagger, 18 MirageIIIE, 5 Super Etendards, 6 Canberra and 114 Pucara, Aermacchi MB339A and T-34C Mentor.

I'm not including the 25 de mayo and her compliment of A4 Skyhawk in this list, nor the helicopter count of the UK forces which comprised mainly of supply/SAR/ASW helos. Very few were equipped for air to air/air to ground combat.

Shall we deconstruct further? I'm sure we will find more examples of numerically superior forces for the Argentine military as we go through each of the forces?
259 Santa Fe (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 06:40 pm Report abuse
254... Think you have been proved incorrect again ..Toby

What were the Argentine land forces in 1982, including mainland forces?
How many uk forces invaded???. How many Rg troops defended the islands...you do some reading and you will find you are as you are well aware that you are wrong. Jajajaj
260 Think (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 08:08 pm Report abuse
(197) Joe Bloggs
Always nice to have a good proofreader.......
My bad using VOR
Should, of course, have said LRIT....
Even an old man can learn something new every day....... Ain't life beautiful?

( 246) Islander1
You say:
“....The Seabourn S. is only 23 hours sailing away from Stanley now - eta 0900 local saturday 8th - only a gale of wind can prevent here call now- any comment?”

I say: …...........Any comment?
Why should I comment about something I commented at No. (196)?:
(“She will be at Puerto Estanley on Saturday morning....”)

My only worry now is how to walk inconspicuously through town (and Mr. Bloggs paranoia) when boarding her on Saturday afternoon.....
I can't make my mind though...... Should I wear my Afghani Pashmina Burqa or my Silky Filipino Maid Costume?

What do you “Think” would be most fitting?
261 toooldtodieyoung (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 08:08 pm Report abuse
257 Outlawcatcher

You'll find it in the comic book section of any major Library.

“Great Argentine War Hero's” Is another great read if you've got 45 seconds to spare, along with that other underrated classic “Great Argentine Military battles”

It can be found along side those other classics

“Complaining gets you what you want” Which is a study of KFC's Foreign policy.

and

“The Ecomonic Triumph of KFC / TMBOA / Ol' Turkey Neck / The Harpy”
262 Outlawcatcher (#) Dec 07th, 2012 - 08:16 pm Report abuse
261...
FOUND them, look under Fiction aka events that are not real but imaginary in nature!
263 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 02:16 am Report abuse
The funniest thing about the British is that they conclude that their IGNORANCE AND TOTAL LACK OF ACTUAL EDUCATION AND CULTURE must equal that something didn't happen or isn't worth mentioning.

Kinda like me saying that they don't teach the 100 years war in Argentina (they don't), it must mean it was a picayune event not worth the mention.

This is what happens when hubris becomes an inveterate trait... they trully can't distinguish the trees from the forest.

@255

Yes, you defeated the Spanish and who kicked you out? The civilian militia... who did not even consider themselves “Spanish” anymore. And btw, I have no clue where you got that month and half figure... you must be confusing Buenos Aires for Montevideo. You did hold Montevideo for some time, but when you tried to take Buenos Aires, you were routed in 48 hours... not by any proper Spanish troops, by the locals.

@256

Read the beginning of this post, don't blame your lack of education on us. It is you who is poorly instructed. As I've said the education of the average European is appalling.

I somehow knew you would bring Hannibal and the Alps... do you understand the Alps passes are barely half in elevation compared to the Andes... it is laughable to compare the scale of the Andes and the Alps, both in elevation and sheer difficulty to cut through. The Andes, especially by the Mendoza area (7,000 meter tall mountains), go straight up into the atmosphere.

@257

I am loving this...

This is like when the churchmen told Galileo “I see the sun going up over us and back down... so you are wrong! The sun goes around the Earth”. They conclude their ignorance of the reality must mean that the reality is their ignorance.

Bless you all, you keep proving my points about the anglo-saxon, and European in general, IQ and level of general culture. The scariest part is that you are geniuses next to the Americans.

I think the movie “Dumb and Dumber” was made in your honor, northern foreign-fiends.
264 Outlawcatcher (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 03:37 am Report abuse
Well so far I find your educational level quite secular to your part of the world and only on par with the normal indoctrinated souls indigenous to your country. What is immediately apparent though is your self proclaimed intellect aka cognitive arrogance, which is first rate...that cannot be said of your military however! Your summation of your military prowess can only be summed up in the main as a series of inconsequential skirmishes. Having first hand experience of being engaged with your native breed in a conflict scenario I would also say that you haven't much to be proud about. Apart from your pilots, who were skilled and brave men, you seem to excel at loosing battles, retreating and sublime incompetency. Rather interesting this Anglo-Argentine digital pissing competition...I mean are you really that arrogant that you can iconise your country above any other let alone one that came half way round the world to turf your poor excuse of a military off our beloved oil rich islands. Do book your self in for a decent reality check....
265 Santa Fe (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 08:03 am Report abuse
263.... Oh Toby lost another battle, something in common with the glorious Argentina Armed Forces.
a little tip when an loosing an argument just go back to your safety blanket of education and people intelligence. hitch I find remarkable when it's well documented the Argentina brainwash their young school children with lies. stick to the current discussion and hey Toby , no blanky
266 agent999 (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 10:07 am Report abuse
Seabourn Sojourn did not give into the bullies.

www.marinetraffic.com/ais/default.aspx?zoom=100&mmsi=311027100&centerx=-56.15708200&centery=-35.05522200

www.seascanner.com/schiffsposition.php?schiff=Seabourn+Sojourn
267 Clyde15 (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 10:39 am Report abuse
#263
As to our lack of education, Argentina's past history is irrelevant to Europe as is Europe's to Argentina. Being cloistered away and being a self proclaimed isolationist it is YOU who is indulging in
HUBRIS. Like many academics, your common sense is in inverse proportion to your intelligence.
You remind me of Caligula who decided that he was so superior to all other men that he must be a GOD. When do you take over the chancellorship of Argentina's leading university ?
I would like to read about this “remarkable ”feat of Argentinian arms if you could supply me with a reference.
Without knowing anything about this, I could not usefully comment.
Yes, I do know that the Andes are second only to the Himalayas in elevation - cartography is something we dumb Brits. know about although you will no doubt pull out some Argentinian who was actually the world's leader in this field.
Hannibal did this over 2000 years ago dragging elephants with him and tackling the foremost military power of the age.
Even you would have to reluctantly give some credit for this.
I await your probable verbose reply with interest.....not.''
268 DanyBerger (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 11:15 am Report abuse
@reality check & andy65

I guess you both read a lot of propaganda tabloid from British trash media.

According with Arg. documentaries The Junta was already falling and was close to be kicked out before the FW started. Galtieri as a last attempt to gain some time invaded the islands without much planning.

As you can see the Argentine militaries were more afraid of the Argies at home than to start a war with OTAN.

From my point of view Argentine militaries help more Britain Army and the Islanders than any govt. from UK.

1-After the war the islanders gain more freedom and political status together with economic gain and British citizenship.

2-The UK military power was close to be downsized to half by Margaret Thatcher before the war so was in part saved by the Argie Junta.

3-According with your own words FI is part of UK so technically Argentina invaded Britain and got away with it. Because you little cowards didn’t have the guts to declare war to Argentina because you knew that you will be destroyed as your own record shows loosing 4 times in invasions attempts in Argies coasts.

4- To put in perspective how bad was the FI war for British Military a little statistic would help a lot.

The bad and no trained Arg civilian soldiers killed in 74 days more than 268 British soldiers (recognised by UK because seems to be more, according with uk owns military source) an average of 3.5 soldier per day.

While in Afghanistan after 11 years war were killed jut 438 British soldiers (according with BBC) what provides an average of 0,17 soldier per day.

So a 11 years conflict with Argentina at that rate will give a figure of 14.052,5 Mohammeds that will not see the sun again. And a in a conflict on mainland you will have to multiply that figure by 5 to be conservative because even grannies of 80 years old will shoot you from their balconies. Ha ha

So guys you better you keep doing what you are best at... Lest say talking and talking...
269 agent999 (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 11:43 am Report abuse
DummyBerger
so many more miss-truths from your twisted perspective.
for one we did not need to invade Argentina - your troops surrendered.
how is life in your shanty town?
270 Think (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 12:40 pm Report abuse
Geeeeeeeeeeee.......................

35 mph SW gale wind at Puerto Estanley with 46 mph strong gale gusts…….

“Think” will not be able to board the Seabourn Sojourn if this bloody Malvinas breeze continues through the day …;-)

PS:
Islander1:
Seems that you Shot the Albatross” at your comment (246 ;-) ....:
“.....Mind you, if it does blow a gale and she cannot disembark passengers I guess Think will claim that even God is on Christina,s side!”

I “Thought” that you Kelpers knew better than defying Nguenechén !!!
271 Clyde15 (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 12:57 pm Report abuse
#268
I am privileged to have the benefit of the thoughts of Argentina's most respected historian and would humbly give you my thoughts on your posting.
Yes,I could see from the newsreels at the time that everyone hated the military regime. People were shouting“ down with the Junta.”
3 We did not take it as a declaration of war, just a jumped up load of Hispanics trying it on.
Why should we invade Argentina - pointless but of course macho gestures rule your thoughts.
If it had been really serious, we could have reduced your country
to an ash tip, however, unlike you, we are a civilized peaceful nation. Tolerant of less fortunate of God's creatures.

Your “soldiers” did not kill 268 British soldiers, your air force accounted for most of our casualties.
Your “soldiers” were in most cases in fortified bunker positions.
Our “cowardly” troops had to come out in the open and attack which requires more guts than hiding. Your casualties could have been much more if our troops had been ordered not to fire on your people as they were scarpering back to Stanley after losing every battle in the mountains.
As to your 200 year old triumph in defeating British forces in a minor incident that would not be indicative of the current situation.
We have no desire or reason to “attack” your country by landing any forces on it. We could not do it.
As far as we are concerned, you are an annoying country at the bottom of the world whose government are hell bent on your ruin.
If that is your wish, so be it. I have no animosity towards the Argentinian people, they have enough on their plate.
I am always faintly amused at how recent immigrants to a country take credit for its past deeds when most probably their antecedents were still in the hated Europe.
272 Santa Fe (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 01:15 pm Report abuse
Duny burger... Another inspired breakthrough in intellectual reasoning... Multiply the average casualties per day , times the British casualties average per day in Falklands and using the Afghanistan casualties do a comparison.

I Think this may have a few holes in as a theory. 70,000 casualties in one day in the battle of the Somme, 1 day vs much much lower casualties in WW2 , were the Germans hyper effective in WW1??? Or perhaps , and shoot me down on this one..every conflict is different. a seaborn invasion against a well defended numerically superior force would expect reasonable high casualties, whereas a long drawn out counter insurgency say for instance in Afghanistan would by the nature of the conflict produce a much lower toll per day of casualties.

Good try, bet you wished you went to school now don't you, they teach you stuff jajajajaja
273 Think (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 01:34 pm Report abuse
Geeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee……
The bloody breeze is getting stronger……. Ain’t it?
What do you Kelpers reckon?
I would say 40 / 45 mph…..

And then, the poor passengers on the Seabourn Sojourn will not be able to visit Ushuaia either….

I don’t “Think” the Captain has the guts after his last “Anglo Prank” in town...
274 LEPRecon (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 01:41 pm Report abuse
@268 - Dany

Once again you show your ignorance of military tactics and history.

As Santa Fe and Clyde15 have already alluded to, every military engagement is different, and has to be approached differently.

The Falklands War taught the WHOLE worlds militaries one important lesson. That is to have complete air superiority over your enemy, a lesson that was learned the hard way by the Royal Navy.

Which is why in recent conflicts the air defences are the 1st targets to be hit.

If the situation ever happened again, and Argentina somehow invaded the Falklands, the 1st thing the UK would do is bomb the sh!t out of your airforce and navy bases on the MAINLAND of Argentina. We would take out your anti-aircraft defences etc...

Then we would waltz into the Falklands and kick your sorry arses back to Argentina.

As for the 'declaring' war on Britain by invading the Falklands. Yes you did. But the mission for the UK was to remove the murderous Argentine invaders from our turf. The mission was successful.

Just what would've been gained by the UK invading Argentina? Nothing. Quite frankly you Argentinians seem to constantly get what you deserve, one corrupt government after another.

I will agree that the Falklands Invasion did change the mind of the Government about downsizing the RN, but winning the Falklands War showed the world that the UK was still a force to be reckoned with, and still is today.

We are one of the few countries in the world that can 'project' our military power beyond our own borders, when the need arises.

Argentina's attempt at projecting power beyond Argentina appears to have been impounded for non-payment of debts, or have broken down awaiting parts: which won't be supplied until your government pays for them upfront.

How embarrassing for the people of Argentina, and your military, to have such incompetent people running your country.
275 andy65 (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 01:42 pm Report abuse
@DanyBerger Only to be Argentine could a people one day be dancing in the streets waving flags at the news of an illegal invasion of a SMALL peaceful community while there leaders were throwing it's people from C130 military aircraft,when it comes to propoganda Argentina are masters of spinning it while it's peoples are masters of injesting it, furthermore if in the very unlikey situation your mikserable country would have been sucessful you would have still been dancing and the Junta would still be in power, your views are typical of a losing nation a nation that could not even bring it's stranded service men home which was left to the British and Red Cross to do Amazing how these young Argentine conscripts said The British treat them better than there own Argentine officers who sexually abused many.
276 Think (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 01:59 pm Report abuse
Ohhhhhhhhh.......

The Whining Walts have returned, I see...

www.arrse.co.uk/wiki/Walts
277 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 02:00 pm Report abuse
@264, 265

Well I didn't want to be brutally honest but if I must:

You “won” the German Blitz of Britain both because of Hitler's idiocy in changing tactics (had he stuck his guns to military targets and not wasted it in other areas), you would have been surely conquered (and faster yet had the USA not been lending you guns and Argentina supplying you food).

And the Armanda we all know that it wasn't the British navy that defeated the Spanish Army, it was a weather event that crippled the fleet. Had that not ocurred, you would have been comprehensibly defeated and Spain's flag would have flow in London, and you would have had a new King/Queen.

And of course the Italians conquered you as did the French/Normans, and the Scandinavians/Vikings.

You did win, as you pointed out, a minor skirmish against Argentina who's Navy stayed in port, whose army didn't participate but for some conscripts, and whose air force compared to yourse was fighting with one hand tied (in terms of technology and ammunition).

And your victories against Bronze Age tribes of course.

You wanna play the humiliation game? What I said is completely true when we take the folkloric embellishments that any nation gives to their battles.

The above is the true history of British military achievement.
278 Raven (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 02:33 pm Report abuse
@277

I'll call bullshit on that statement too.

Let us start with The Battle of Britain.

Although it was an error to change to bombing civilian instead of military targets, the Luftwaffe were not hitting as many airfields as they thought.

Lots of aircraft were never kept at the airfield, instead laying up several miles away. eg RAF North Weald had a second airfield, discreetly hidden, near what is now a town( formerly a village in 1940) called Harlow. So bombing the airfields was not putting as many out of action as Goerring was led to believe. Many temporary ''airfields'' were set up as well to use as a distraction and divert Luftwaffe bombers to bomb empty fields.
Production of aircraft was more than keeping pace with losses.

The end result, even if they had stuck to bombing RAF airfields, would have been EXACTLY the same.

Had the High command realised what all those funny looking towers were, and how effective Radar was, they would have blown all them to bits instead, because it was radar that stopped us having to have as many planes to be effective. We simply didn't need to mount CAP patrols, thereby reducing the amount of aircraft needed, and giving more time to service and re arm them.

On a further point, the United States did not lend us anything, we paid for them, albeit on a long term deal which we finished paying rather recently.

Shall we deconstruct your other false assumptions in that post?
279 andy65 (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 02:39 pm Report abuse
@Nostrolldamus looks like Kirchners sex toy as woke up
LOL what a joke
You did win, as you pointed out, a minor skirmish against Argentina who's Navy stayed in port, whose army didn't participate but for some conscripts, and whose air force compared to yourse was fighting with one hand tied (in terms of technology and ammunition).
Thatchers famous words were like music to my hears
SINK THE BELGRANO
mmmm now I am sure that was not sunk in any Argentine port tell the truth your navy RAN FOR PORT after the sinking.
You ever thought of a new job RE WRITING HISTORY you fool you have been sucking on kirchners T.ts far to long you have become contaminated.
280 agent999 (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 02:57 pm Report abuse
More horse manure Nostrolldamus The 2nd.

One day you might actually be honest and that will surprise us all!
281 stick up your junta (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 03:10 pm Report abuse
@Think

Hows this for walts
11 Argentine Police Arrested After Youth’s Killing at Party

The 11 police officers, all of whom belong to the Special Needs Unit in the Mendoza district of Godoy Cruz, are being held in jail awaiting questioning by judicial

www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=502689&CategoryId=14093
282 andy65 (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 03:35 pm Report abuse
“Special needs unit” that must have something to do with Hitler Kirchner and her fat obese son Maximo if ever there was a case for special needs these two need it
283 Clyde15 (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 05:10 pm Report abuse
#277
Factual inaccuracies again.
There was NO British navy at the time of the Armada - not ARMANDA ! It was the English navy to whom the honour falls.
Whether the Spaniards could have disembarked their troops is a matter of conjecture.

The Romans partially conquered Britain but failed in the North.
They won some battles but not the war. Hadrian had to have a wall built to keep the Picts out. The 9th Legion was sent in to subdue the population and never came back out.

The Normans etc conquered YOU. Who do you think the British are ? We are a mongrel nation made up of Celts, Britons, Norse Angles,Saxons, Jutes and various other ethnic groups who immigrated here over the centuries.

The Argentine navy did not stay in port. They came out to mount a pincer attack on the British fleet and after the Belgrano was sunk, they turned tail and steamed back to port.

Your Army in the Falklands was made up of conscripts ?
I think the men of the 5th Marine Inf. Bat. /Ist Marine Artillery bat. and HQ heavy machine gun co. would take issue over that statement. These were supposed to be some of the best trained and toughest troops in the Argentinian Army.

The ARGENTINIAN AIR FORCE - do you exclude the Naval element ?
Equipped with Super Etandards and Mirage fighters - hardly down market equipment.
Our aircraft were fighting against an enemy who had superior numbers, the advantage of home ground airfields and airborne AEW in the form of Grumman Trackers. As to ammunition, I have no idea of the extent of your resources but ours had to be hauled 8000 miles across the ocean and kept aboard ships under attack.

Victories against bronze age tribes ?Who were they?
The French? The Indians ? Malays ?

What you said is not completely true but your version of the truth twisted to fit your prejudices.
284 andy65 (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 05:23 pm Report abuse
@Clyde15 Well written my friend but you must remember when replying to Nostrolldamus The 2nd you are probably replying to either the obese extremely ugly son of Hitler Kirchner Maximo or the x flight attendent pensioner x lover of daddy Chavez who bancrupted Aerolines Argentines by stealing all the duty free Alica Castro
285 toooldtodieyoung (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 05:40 pm Report abuse
277 Tito The Clown Troll

“whose army didn't participate but for some conscripts”

At [ Lt Col ] Vaux's headquarters below, a mildly amused young royal marine guarded four unhappy argentine prisoners who had been seized by the SAS after a brief firefight. these men, it transpired, were from the emeny's special forces, the best that he could pit against the British. They looked as dejected and eager to escape from the war as the prisoners at Goose Green.

So I guess that makes you stupid AND a liar then............. Clown
286 andy65 (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 05:56 pm Report abuse
@Nostrolldamus The 2nd, You clearly state that your navy did not leave port,would you please be kind enough to let us all know which port our submarine entered to destroy that old cruiser you had The General Belgrano when our distinguished leader at the time Lady Margaret Hilda Thatcher gave the orders to SINK THE BELGRANO to which Argentina then complained that we were being unfair by sinking the old rust bucket,not even Bangladesh would send such a rusting heep out to sea with so many souls on board-please reply.
287 Think (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 06:02 pm Report abuse
TWIMC

And yet more Walts commenting about things they know nothing about....

I specially noted poster (279) “andy65” declaring...:

“Thatchers famous words were like music to my hears
SINK THE BELGRANO”

Personally, when I “Think” about things like the Sir Galahad and Tristram or a young Brit blown to pieces in Afghanistan, my stomach turns, my eyes get blurred and my contempt against the brainwashed Walts surfaces......
288 toooldtodieyoung (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 06:07 pm Report abuse
286 andy65

May be I can get the ball rolling on that one:-

“On the 26th April, HMS Splendid made a critical report to Northwood: She had sighted an Argentine task group composed of the enemy's two type 42 destroyers, together with Exocet frigates moving south along the coast at 10 knots.................”

Hey, Tito!! Still want to say they were in Port??

Clown
289 andy65 (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 06:22 pm Report abuse
@Think ,I stand by what I say but please do not waste any of your tears for our brave soilders save them for your country men who were taken into C130 aircraft and dropped over The South Atlantic THE DISSAPEARD or perhaps take a look at the link below to this video and compare the difference in our peoples,you see the British celebrating victory politely and respectful compared to the Argentines at 10.47 who are demonstrating on the streets because they have been subjected to lies and propoganda,finally when they hear the truth they demonstrate only to be shot by Argentine police,WHAT A WONDERFUL RACE YOU ARE.
GOD BLESS THE GREAT BRITISH FALKLAND ISLANDS.
GOD BLESS LADY MARGARET THATCHER

www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPofI5AZi2k
290 Think (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 06:27 pm Report abuse
(289) andy65

Of course you “stand by what you said”

You are a Brainwashed Turnip, playing the Patriotic Walt Card, celebrating the dead of other Human Beings.....

How can I not be “Impresed” by your Wonderful Kind?
291 andy65 (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 06:49 pm Report abuse
@Think, You need to listen to your leader sometime Hitler Cristina Kirchner when you are talking about The patriotic walt card you are a country bred on nationalistic views thats why you have more problems and complaints in various organisations than any other country in the world
Whats so apparent with you is that you never address the truth the only “Brainwashed Turnips” are The Argentine people for listening to your beloved botox lipped leader the charming SS Hitler Cristina Kirchner and and remember we are not just British but GREAT BRITISH JAJAJA
GOD BLESS CHILE.
292 Think (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 07:05 pm Report abuse
(291) andy65

“GOD BLESS CHILE”...... thats it?

No more rejoicing and celebration over the British killing and maiming of other Human Beings.....?

“GOD BLESS CHILE”...... indeed!
293 toooldtodieyoung (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 07:12 pm Report abuse
290 Think

What's up “Think” Projecting are we??

“You are a Brainwashed Turnip, playing the Patriotic Walt Card, celebrating the dead of other Human Beings.....”

I say “Takes a turnip to know a turnip..................”

287 Think

“Personally, when I “Think” about things like the Sir Galahad and Tristram or a young Brit blown to pieces in Afghanistan, my stomach turns, my eyes get blurred and my contempt against the brainwashed Walts surfaces......”

And on another post we were saying that the falkland Islanders were not “people” you forget your own arguments Think..... You are in danger of becoming one of your own turnips I “Think”

What's this? only interested in the futility of wasting human life when it suits you? I bet you were standing and cheering with the masses when those bombs fell......

“my stomach turns, my eyes get blurred”

And please, do not even pretend to have emotions....... you are fooling no one, we all know that the only thing you are sorry for about for the Falklands war is you are sorry that you didn't get away with it.
294 andy65 (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 07:29 pm Report abuse
@toooldtodieyoung Bravo my friend I “THINK” you said it all I wish this loser would comment on the genocide commited by Argentine governmants on it's own people

ARGENTINA ALWAYS THE VICTIM LOL
295 reality check (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 07:57 pm Report abuse
OTAN, OTAN, OTAN! Thirty years later and their macho hispanic pride, will still not allow them to accept that they were defeated by one small country from the other side of the world.

Easier to change historica facts, good at doing that! lessens the sense of shame.

Pathetic!!!!!!
296 toooldtodieyoung (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 08:01 pm Report abuse
294 andy65

I thought that it was a little bit beyond him. Curious, wouldn't you say that “Think” gets all misty eyed ( well, says he gets all misty eyed ) for the British dead and and injured at Bluff Cove, but spares not a thought for his country men killed or wounded at Goose green, or Two Sisters or pebble Island....... or indeed, as you so rightly point out “the genocide commited by Argentine governmants on it's own people”

Poor Think, at the last hurdle, Real human emotion appears to be too much for him.........
297 Think (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 08:20 pm Report abuse
(293) toooldtodieyoung

1) What I said in another thread was......:
”A bunch of British individuals, squatting some Near-Antipodal Islands in the South-Atlantic, on behalf of British geopolitical and economical interests, do not and never will constitute a “People”.
And.....:
”Not People but people…….
And….., mostly, a nice bunch of people them Kelpers are….
But not a People.
No Sir.
Not a People……”

No wonder that a Turnip like you can’t understand even his own language......:
”A People”, as in; ”A Nation”…..
”people” as in : ”Individual persons”…..

What a Turnip!

2) About my position about Argentinean recent history.......
I have made my position about the Argentinean Armed Farces very, very clear in discussions with South American Fascists on this very pages.

The MercoPress archive function can be utilized by anyone to acces any of my previous comments......

Besides......I would never degrade the memory of my comrades discusssing their fate with Brainwashed Insulting British Turnips like “andy65” or yourself...

Have a good life.........
298 stick up your junta (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 08:23 pm Report abuse
I seem to recall Think getting his jollies off by posting British casulty figs for Afghanistan somwhere on this site,he was quiet proud of his wind up
299 andy65 (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 08:25 pm Report abuse
@Think with respect (or perhaps not) you seem fond of the word TURNIP is this vegatable a major part of your diet or something, I do understand with rampant inflation in Argentina to buy a nice steak will probasbly be out of your reach. we are sorry that you find the truth painful.
300 LEPRecon (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 08:44 pm Report abuse
Think

You obviously don't understand the term “Walt” for all your bluster.

You misrepresent at every opportunity.

A Walt is someone that tells everyone they were in the Armed Forces, when they weren't, and try to make people believe that they are something that they are not in the hope of gaining some respect.

An example ofthis is Doveoverdover who erroneously claims to be ex-Royal Navy, and now he's telling everyone he's worked in the diplomatic corps too.

That is a Walt.

However, you don't have to be a military person to understand military tactics, but if you are military it gives you a unique understanding of what is or is not possible.

For instance, DanyBerger, thinks that the way to win a war is to throw large numbers of troops at the enemy. This type of tactic was tried in WW1 with tragic results for all parties. He also has no understanding of the logistics involved in supplying an army, and keeping it supplied until the objective is complete.

For instance, in the Falklands War, the British supply line was 8,000 miles. Because of this distance, every military expert in the world said that the British mission would fail. There was no way they could keep the troops supplied.

Argentina's supply line was only 400 miles long.

Yet it was the Argentine troops that were the ones who were not supplied, even though there were huge amounts of stores on the Falkland Islands at the time.

Because of that morale and fighting efficiency suffered, and the Argentine troops couldn't hold out against the British onslaught.

Now the British troops were resupplied, and despite having to walk across the Islands, fighting every step of the way their morale and fighting efficiency didn't wane, and they achieved their objective.

Perhaps you should try reading more, broaden your mind, and try putting forwards reasoned arguments instead of insulting people.

You may even gain a little respect from people if you did that.
301 Think (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 08:53 pm Report abuse
(300) LEPRecon

1) You are a Walt....
2) You are a Turnip....
3) You don't understand a thing about military tactics or strategy...
4) I don't have the slightest intention of gaining any respect from the likes of you...
302 ChrisR (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 09:49 pm Report abuse
300 LEPRecon

Well done Sir!

I Don't Think aka The Biggest Liar On MP relegated to doing EXACTLY what he accused you of without a shred of truth (as usual).

“1) You are a Walt....
2) You are a Turnip....
3) You don't understand a thing about military tactics or strategy...
4) I don't have the slightest intention of gaining any respect from (it’s FOR you prat) the likes of you...

Brought to his crumbling knees by his own petard. Brilliant. Chuckle, chuckle.

Military expert is he, mi culo! Ha, ha, ha. Just for the ‘Military Expert’ and the other argie idiots such a Dunny-Burger a petard was a small bomb in a metal can (usually bell shaped) which had a tendency to go off whilst being set – hence the term ‘hoisted by your own petard’.

I have cut and posted your post and The Liars pathetic repost into my ARGENTINE BOLLOCKS Word file. Perhaps I will use it in future to remind The Liar of his Waterloo, or closer to home, his ‘Malvinas’ moment when you kicked his arse for him.
303 andy65 (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 09:50 pm Report abuse
Guys you can now understand where THINK gets his bad attitude from you only need to look at his beloved Kirchner,none of us are worried it's the British Flag flying over Stanley and nothing will be changing anytime soon, but perhaps THINK would be wise to take 300 LEPRecon s advise because your the one coming across as a TURNIP.
May god bless you and here's hoping the air is smelling sweeter in BA tonight
304 Doveoverdover (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 09:50 pm Report abuse
@300 I think you'll find (or not since nothing has been heard from him since he was outed so effectively) that Per Ardua is the Walt you should have used as your example.

If you had access to the UN telephone directory (or the NATO, EU, or OSCE for that matter) you would be able to see that the UK Delegations at each of these august bodies have MOD, both serving and civil service, personnel attached to them as advisers and desk officers. If you had any vision beyond the back of the man in the rank in front of you you would have known that officers in their latter years get all sorts of interesting postings. I was one of them and therefore cannot be outed.
305 Think (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 10:18 pm Report abuse
TWIMC

A perfect example of MercoPress’s “Walts”…..

www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EU9Bp1GtCo

Do you Turnips catch my drift now?
306 LEPRecon (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 10:27 pm Report abuse
@304 - DOD

I know that there are military attaché in diplomatic circles, I just doubt that you have ever been in the British military let alone had a draft to one of them.

You see DOD you are using army terminology, wheras if you were really in the RN you would have said rate instead of rank, and draft instead posting.

You see it's the attention to detail that outs you walts all the time.
307 andy65 (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 10:39 pm Report abuse
Mr LEPRcon is certainly wiping the floor with these losers tonight especially Kirchners whipping boy THINK
308 toooldtodieyoung (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 10:57 pm Report abuse
297 Think

oh.....because he knew a thing or two, he thought he knew it all..........

Careful, Think me old chum, if we didn't know you any better we would have thought that you were getting a little flustered there.

“I would never degrade the memory of my comrades discusssing their fate with Brainwashed Insulting British Turnips like “andy65” or yourself”

Who's says anything about dicussing them? I merely pointed out to friend “andy65” that you haven't even mentioned them.... the fact that you didn't speaks volumes, oh anyone can correct themselves AFTER the fact, as you did, but you see, in your original tirade, you didn't.

and then there is this gem of a quote:-

“I have made my position about the Argentinean Armed Farces very, very clear”

So you find the Argentine armed forces a JOKE do you? Then, continuing that line of reasoning.... You must think that anyone in the Argentine Armed Forces is a JOKE as well, stupid....a nutter.

Then you push the bullsh*t needle up to maximum IN THE NEXT SENTENCE with this classic one liner:-

“I would never degrade the memory of my comrades”

Hey!!! Turnip!!! You just did!!!!!!

as well as that thinly disguised attempt at moral outrage...laughable!! I love it!!!

Tell you what “Think” just leave all that human emotion stuff to us humans ok?

Oh and as for “Think's word of the day” Walt. It stands for

What
Are we
Learning
Today

Ask any Primary school kid, they will tell you............... Clown
309 Think (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 11:03 pm Report abuse
Yeahhhhhh McDod.........

If you were really British you wouldn't have a taste for apple pie!

You see it's the attention to detail that outs you Argie trolls all the time.

You see, you can't fool Artemis Fowl's LEPRcon.... They are geniuses!
310 andy65 (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 11:21 pm Report abuse
@Think ,Just like your lady Cristina Kirchner you can't win so you start throwing your toys out of the pram you looooooooser
311 Forgetit87 (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 11:35 pm Report abuse
@stick up your junta

I think that'd be me. I get off out of the deaths of soldiers in foreign countries that are injustly under occupation: any problem with it?

To my pleasure, news such as this never cease to appear on the media. It does seem that the Western occupation forces are under serious threat of defeat and withdrawal in Afghanistan.
www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20290934

Needless to say, this is not good for the deterrence that the UK hopes to retain against Argentina and Spain. Your military is weakening, and soon you'll see the consequences of this, not only in Afghanistan, but also in your “Overseas Territories”.
312 andy65 (#) Dec 08th, 2012 - 11:46 pm Report abuse
@Forgetit87 Are you for real??? so you know we are British what nationality are you and please don't feel ashamed to tell us
313 stick up your junta (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 08:57 am Report abuse
@Forgetit87

If I were you and I am glad i'm not,I would worry about that cess pit you live in,
Death Toll Rises in São Paulo Crime Wave
riotimesonline.com/brazil-news/front-page/death-toll-rises-in-sao-paulo-crime-wave/#

@312 andy65, the remedial boy is from Brazil,and he doesnt like the British much :-)))))
314 Clyde15 (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 10:12 am Report abuse
#311
Your posting nom-de-plume should be “never knew it in the first place.!
The forces in Afghanistan are trying to get out and leave the country in a state of democracy. You seem to have a special insight into the political ramifications of the ”popular”Taliban taking the country back into the middle ages. Yes, the Afghans want the forces out but they do not want the Taliban back.

This has nothing to do with a non-confrontation with a NATO ally.
Spain is raising the Gibraltar issue BECAUSE of internal matters with Catalonia, where their is a strong movement for independence

Our military will strengthen with the return of our forces from Afghanistan. More troops to garrison our overseas territories such as the Falklands and adjacent islands.
Any other words of wisdom you wish to share ?
315 shb (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 10:17 am Report abuse
Here's an update.

On 30th November the Seabourn Sojurn (a British registered cruise liner) was ORDERED not to enter Falklands territorial waters by the Argentine coastguard.

The ships' captain ignored them and proceeded to Stanley. This represents an escalation of Argentine hostility towards the UK and the Falklanders.

Apparently the FO is complaining about this incident. I hope that next time they try this the RN guardship or RAF QRA flight are despatched to remind the Argentine vessel reponsible for such an order that they can't stop vessels going wherever they choose on an arbitary basis.

“Think” loves to try to play the moral high ground, but on this issue Argentina has none. It is clearly the agressor, as it was in 1982.

Like the rest of the Malvinistas he hates the fact that they lost in 1982 and were prevented from forcibly evicting the Falklanders from their homes at gunpoint (which was the whole point of the invasion when it comes down to it).

Argentina was able to defeat us, but snatched defeat from the jaws of victory by poor choices in strategy, tactics and timing.

He loves to try and dredge up the darker moments of UK history - fine lets go there again shall we “think”......

Don't forget Argentina has it's own share of skeletons in the cupboard....
316 LEPRecon (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 10:27 am Report abuse
@309 - think

So your bringing up the origin of my user name again.

I believe the last time you did that was on the thread about Argentina whining to the UNSC about the Falkland Islands and Britain 'militarising' the South Atlantic.

I put some well researched comments forwards, and you mocked me, then mocked my user name.

Then all my comment were proved true, and you went VERY quiet.

You don't like being wrong, do you think? You see you believe (erroneously) that you can never be wrong, so when you are proved wrong you act like a child and sulk. This is how you 'think'. “I am right, therefore everyone else is wrong.” Someone produces evidence that you are wrong. You ignore it because you 'think' that “I am right, therefore everyone else is wrong.”

You, like many Malvinistas on here, are a fanatic.

As Churchill once said, “A fanatic is someone who can't change his mind, and won't change the subject.”
317 Think (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 11:09 am Report abuse
(316) LEPRecon

You say:
“I put some well researched comments forwards”

I say:
What ???
Like which ones ???
The “best researched” comment you ever put forwards was telling Mr. DoveoverDover that he couldn't possibly be British........ because he likes Apple Pie !!!
Everything else you write are just your personal points of wiew, dully exagerated by a very childish mind.

That's why I focus on your “Artemis Fowl” username....
318 andy65 (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 12:03 pm Report abuse
@Think Talking of usernames perhaps you need to look and probably change yours because it is obvious that you never THINK before you write such rubbish, just like your Cristina with the kind of shit she's always talking-did you ever see the video at G20 when Cameron gave it to her verbaly once and for all and old Crissy rubber lips stood there lips quivering muttering shit in Spanish-was music to my ears just like when Lady Thatcher said sink the Belgrano and all your rust buckets steamed (yes Steamed) back to port.
Any news on THE DISSAPEARD LATELY????
319 LEPRecon (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 12:07 pm Report abuse
Aww, poot Thinks ego is sinking fast.

That selective memory of yours won't help you.

By the way, I never said DoD wasn't British because he liked apple pie, HE said he was as British as apple pie, which is incorrect. It is American's who use the apple pie anology, not the British.

You see DoD is an Argentine troll, and I'll give him credit for being more intelligent than the average troll.

BUT he makes mistakes that no native born and bred British person would.

By the way, yes I do put my point of view forwards, just like you do. But I research the facts behind my point of view before posting.

You just regurgitate the same old stuff, and when that doesn't work you start insulting people.

Out of the two of us, that would certainly make you the one with the childish mind.

Argentine will NEVER get the Falkland Islands unless the PEOPLE of the Falklands wish to become a part of Argentina.

Argentina is the aggressor, the would be coloniser, the dictator and the attempted murderer here.

You may get some of your sicophant 'friends' to mouth empty platitudes to you, but the rest of the world can see right through you.

Every year that goes by weakens even the erroneous claims to the Falklands that Argentina has made, whereas every year that goes by strengthens the position of the Falkland Islanders.

In fact the Falkland Islanders are now fighting Argentina's blatant LIES with the truth, and everyone can see that.

That is why you and your La Campora 'chums' are so desperate to try and rubbish anything said by the FIG, and try to pretend that the Universal Declaration on Human Rights somehow didn't include the people of the Falklands.

You are more and more desperate, and the world laughs at your pathetic government as they humilate your country time after time.

It won't be long now, Think, before the fate of the Libertad is known. My opinion is that it won't be a happy ending for Argentina. :)
320 Think (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 12:38 pm Report abuse
(319) LEPRecon

Selective memory…..... Moi?

Let’s just have a look at your first postulate, boy…..:

You say:
”I never said DoD wasn't British because he liked apple pie
HE said he was as British as apple pie, which is incorrect.
It is American's who use the apple pie anology, not the British.

I say:
What did Mr. McDod ”** Really Say”?..........:
”(58) Doveoverdover
Everyone should pay their debts and apple pie tastes good too..... ”
en.mercopress.com/2012/11/17/ara-libertad-case-to-be-discussed-by-argentina-and-ghana-november-29-30

And what did you respond to Mr. McDod in the same thread?....:
“(65) LEPRecon
“Apple pie tastes good too.”
What a pe(r)culiar thing for a British person to say? A(n) Yank may say that but never a British person. One would think that you are an Argentine troll pretending to be British.
en.mercopress.com/2012/11/17/ara-libertad-case-to-be-discussed-by-argentina-and-ghana-november-29-30

Were you saying something about “selective memory”, boy?

And the rest of your postulates are ,at best, as stupid and childish as the above example….
321 andy65 (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 01:18 pm Report abuse
My dearest Think or not to Think this is the question.
Now we can carry on talking stupid looking at history and changing things to suit our own arguments but at the end of the day one thing and one thing only matters.
The Union Jack flutters beautifuly above Stanley as we talk and for all your leader the ever bemusing SS Hitler Crstina Kirchner trash talking on a daily bases I THINK even you would admit nothing will be changing any time soon infact not even in your life time, so stop having tantrums stop manipulating history and get use to it try spending your energy with the decent people of Argentina who are desperate to see the back of the botox queen and you never know the future might just hold somethging better for you though ........ I wouldn't hold your breath after all this is Argentina we are talkling about a country which in 30 years as not been able to elect a governmant or president that is not corupt.
Now if any of that is not fact prove me wrong

GOD BLESS LEPRecon who makes you look more stupid by every click of his mouse.
322 Raven (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 03:29 pm Report abuse
@ 305 Think

The only 'Walt' is you. Ok, include Dany, Marcos, Islas, Pro_, etc.

You do not have claim over the Falklands, nor can you definitively.

All your arguments using documents get shot down in flames quite easily.

Argentina has NO valid claim over the Falkland Islands.

If Argentina had such a compelling case as you and your ilk spout, the case would have been settled in the ICJ a long time ago.
323 ChrisR (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 04:19 pm Report abuse
I Don't Think, The Biggest Liar on MP is rattled now. He is almost down to the level of Forget tit twat from the Netherlands and now lives in SP, the crime capital of Brasil.

But who is surprised that he changes his story, denies what he posted and then goes very quiet for a number of weeks. Pity it is not forever, perhaps I Don’t Think would like to join his mate Dead Man Walking on his way out of reality: OH, just spotted a flaw in my logic: they are BOTH already in their own little fantasy worlds.

Think is Governor of the Malvinas (wherever they may be) and DMW is ruling the world (whichever planet he is on).

We have to admit the surfeit of Malvanistas does bring joy to the world of comedy. Ha, ha, ha.

BTW I Don’t Think, I did enjoy that little video of the AG military on manoeuvres in the forest with their stick guns. Would that be 7.62 x 51 NATO or 5.56mm SS109 sticks they have? You should know being a ballistics expert, at least with balloons that is. Ha, ha, ha.
324 Santa Fe (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 04:42 pm Report abuse
311... Thousands of battle hardened troops with real experience of warfare, and not killing its own citizens like in Argentina. doesn't sound that weak does it????

let's hope we never have to fight again , but next time if we do please don't run away , the Gurkhas were well peed off the never got to fight. Runaway !!!!!!!
325 malen (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 04:49 pm Report abuse
I dont see the bullying tactics........
the cruises that want to go to Malvinas can go directly to Malvinas, no problem with that.
If they want to go to Argentina, they can go to Arg ports, no problem with that. And in that case, you will have to accept our laws. Thats all.
326 andy65 (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 04:56 pm Report abuse
@malen and what laws are they??? the vindictive rattling the old botox queen makes up every time she can not get her own way? is that why your press are fighting her in Argentine courts because of HER NEW LAWS to try and get her elected for a 3rd term to which no decent Argentines want.
Corupt thats your country Corupt thats the old botox queen a desperate old bird just like her lover here in London the x flight attendent of the backcrupt airline Aerolines Argentines Alicia Castro
327 Think (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 05:40 pm Report abuse
Well...................

It's quite official now.......
The Captain of the Seabour Sojourn has been informed that his ship is not welcomed in Ushuaia.

Bon voyage et bon chance, SS
328 andy65 (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 05:48 pm Report abuse
Another instance of a greece ball Argentine not getting there own way what a sad pathetic country
329 Clyde15 (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 05:57 pm Report abuse
#327
As I posted elsewhere good news for the passengers and Punta Arenas
330 andy65 (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 06:05 pm Report abuse
@Clyde15 JUST REPOTED American satalites have picked up images of poor Argentine dock workers crying hysterically asking how they will be able to feed there children they are begging please let the cruise liners dock
MORE NEWS TO FOLLOW
331 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 06:08 pm Report abuse
@328

Ouch, that hurt didn't it you lantern-oil lamp British. Clean your oily faces once in a while, less acne that way. I've seen so many northern europeans that look like walking pizza advertisements. Disgusting.
332 Raven (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 06:14 pm Report abuse
@331 Nostroll.

both you and think have failed to address the point I mad in #322 and others.

You are therefore devalueless noisemakers, as I suspected.
333 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 06:18 pm Report abuse
@332

So greasy Argentine is ok, but lantern-oil Brit isn't? Ah, I see... it's the dreaded British value system at work again.

If you don't like the dish, don't order the plate.

ps - I agree with your post at 322. Care to comment about that?
334 andy65 (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 06:18 pm Report abuse
@Nostrolldamus At least they don't smell like shit like the smell hanging over BA recently and northern European woman don't look like walking hairy DYKES like most of your woman you need to tell them to shave once in a while and not just there faces LOL. Very sad the botox queen will bancrupt the port of Ushuaia next. Oh well when she retires with all the millions she's stolen from your taxes and you lot are scaping the barrel you will be grateful that we tried to warn you.
335 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 06:32 pm Report abuse
@334

You have women? All we see is men, and men that talk like “castrati”.
336 andy65 (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 06:42 pm Report abuse
@ 335 Yes beautiful women and for some reason some of your attention seeking Argentine men seem to be attracted to some of the women here no British guy would touch
LEANDRO PENNA
He dated a stripper that no Brit guy would touch perhaps he was atttracted to her millions rather like your Cristina attracted to your taxes dont you think?????
You still not commented on other peoples post that you seen to be strugling with
337 Doveoverdover (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 06:47 pm Report abuse
@320 Thank you for saving me from having to correct that erroneous recollection.
338 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 06:53 pm Report abuse
Who the f'ark is Leandro Penna? Anyone know?

Probably another argie that wasn't good enough to cut it at home but anywhere else in the world ends up making more money than the locals. That happens a lot.

Why do you northern European losers come to Argentina for your “princess”? That Michel Bubble, The king of the Dutch, Matt Damon, Al Pacino... Ever heard of a rich argie going after a male looking northern Euroopean castrati? Hmmm... no.

Shit, didn't even a US senator travel 10000 kilometers to secretly date a HORRIBLE argie woman, that probably never dated in her life? And he even lied he said he was going for a “bike ride” in the mountains. HAHAHAHAHA.

Very telling nothern men travel 10k miles and risk their entire long life careers to find at least a half-decent looking female.
339 andy65 (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 07:02 pm Report abuse
@Nostrolldamus The 2nd what you fail to understand is some men actually get of on big hairy women thats what Aregentine women are famous for being hairy
Heres a pic of leandro he looks lil gay to me perhaps he might be more suited for you-keep it at home and all that???? lol

www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/tv/4369427/Katie-Price-says-she-is-happy-for-toyboy-Leandro-Penna-to-sex-it-up-on-Argentinian-Strictly-Bailando-Por-Un-Sueno.html
340 Pugol-H (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 07:03 pm Report abuse
@263 Nostrolldamus The 2nd

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_invasions_of_the_R%C3%ADo_de_la_Plata#First_invasion

Look it up, the British stayed for 46 days.
341 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 07:06 pm Report abuse
@339

True, just as some men like women whose head looks like a truncated garden shrub. And with bones as thick as a Neanderthal... actually, that makes me wonder, given all the thick-boned northern women with size 43 feet... any connection there?
342 andy65 (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 07:15 pm Report abuse
Now I am sure our beautiful Dutchess of Cambridge looks nothing like that and I remember when your dwarf like President menem invited our very beautiful Princess Diana to Argentina seeing your old poor hairy women looking at her in a very jealous manner. I remember clearly one actually trying to verbally abuse her something about her son being killed in The Great British falkland Islands and Diana just cast her aside saying GET BACK BITCH,now I must ask you how you feel about our handsome heroic Princes HRH Prince William of Wales and HRH Prince Harry of Wales such charming warriors don't you think and comparing them to your shall we say Rather Obese Prince Maximo you must feel slight jealous.what exactly does Maximo do besides relieving you all of you taxes??????
343 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 07:26 pm Report abuse
I've noticed the Brits are OBSESSED with this Maximo (btw, no one in Argentina gives him any importance). No argie in this forum ever mentions him. It's always the Brits bringing him up and his “physical attributes”.

Something about chubby rich scions a la Hollywood movies that turns the British male libido on??

I have no clue who the Dutchess of Cambridge is, but have you taken an ogle at that Camilla? LOL, she represents you in “every” way. :)

Menem? He was an arab immigrant. We elect minorities to the presidency, we are not British where it's been 400 years of WASP rule and total discrimination of minorities from being president.

At least your American butch cousin evolved in that department. Still manly loooking women though.
344 andy65 (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 07:42 pm Report abuse
We are not OBSESSED with Maximo its more that Argentines are simply embarrsed by him and his grandmother-sorry mother SS Kirchner,it seems you have to elect anyone who stands to be president due to lack of class in your society and those you do elect ALWAYS turn out to be corupt. Argentina the only country that could harbour Nazis then elect a jew to be your forieghn affairs minister how tactful.
May I also remind you that it is impossible for us to elect any minority from being president as we have a constitutional monarchy with an elected governmant and prime minister WE ARE NOT A REPUBLIC.
Finally may I also remind you we were one of the first countrys to elect a female leader who won an historic war against a vicious Argentine tyrant.
345 stick up your junta (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 08:40 pm Report abuse
It's quite official now.......
The Captain of the Seabour Sojourn has been informed that his ship is not welcomed in Ushuaia.

More money for the shipping company what with the passengers spending their dosh on onboard shopping and drinky poos,instead of going into the economy of the southern most shit hole in the world :-))))
346 andy65 (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 08:52 pm Report abuse
Only Argentina can cut of its nose to spite its face the people who work at the port of Ushuaia are devastated but ofcourse SS Hitler Kirchner just lines her pockets with the Argentine taxes, she could not give a rats ass about the Argentine people
347 ChrisR (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 09:25 pm Report abuse
346 andy65

Not too sure that the people of Ushuaia are devastated:
www.google.com.uy/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=ushuaia%20ban%20ships%20from%20docking&source=web&cd=2&cad=rja&sqi=2&ved=0CCwQFjAB&url=http%3A%2F%2Fen.mercopress.com%2F2012%2F02%2F27%2Fport-of-ushuaia-refuses-entry-of-cruise-vessels-that-visited-the-falkland-islands&ei=LwDFULTzDpCo8gTup4GwDw&usg=AFQjCNGTtDftSP1dFz8Ysl-B0Rnv3NXlPA

The tourism industry are pissed off though:

www.google.com.uy/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=ushuaia%20ban%20ships%20from%20docking&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&sqi=2&ved=0CCYQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fen.mercopress.com%2F2012%2F03%2F06%2Fushuaia-tourism-industry-demand-retraction-on-ban-to-uk-flagged-cruises-or-coming-from-falklands&ei=LwDFULTzDpCo8gTup4GwDw&usg=AFQjCNEQq1wsO93XInNXRudU-kfvzwAUJA

But you are absolutely correct about TMBOA not giving a toss for anybody but herself, FatBoy and Thin(ugly)Girl, the last of the Nestor Ratpack.
348 Pete Bog (#) Dec 09th, 2012 - 09:45 pm Report abuse
@345
“The Captain of the Seabour Sojourn has been informed that his ship is not welcomed in Ushuaia”.
Thus alienating the passengers on board who will tell their friends not to bother with Argentina. Understand Ushuaias employment is not exactly thriving, and this will help them with their desire to increase unemployment.
349 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 10th, 2012 - 02:22 am Report abuse
Its called principle ever economic expediency. The British should try it sometime.
350 Troy Tempest (#) Dec 10th, 2012 - 04:06 am Report abuse
@338 Nozzy Guzz

“Probably another argie that wasn't good enough to cut it at home but anywhere else in the world ends up making more money than the locals. That happens a lot. ”

Nozz,
you sound a lot like “Guzz” - he said that the only South Americans who left to live in EU, UK, or US, were “gusanos” who were not allowed to sponge off SA states (paraphrasing - I don't have the same INDEX of Slurs that the Trolls have).
You have remarkably the same responses and attitudes.
351 andy65 (#) Dec 10th, 2012 - 11:53 am Report abuse
@Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#)I told you already you fool the only person making money is that woman SS Hitler Crstina she pockets your taxes just like her dead husband did while the rest of you suffer so yes principle over econonmic expediency will work for the old drag queen crissy while the rest of you suffer but hey your the 102nd most corupt country in the world so I guess as usual everyone else is wrong

AS ALWAYS

ARGENTINA ALWAYS THE VICTIM
352 HansNiesund (#) Dec 10th, 2012 - 02:04 pm Report abuse
@349

We did. In 1982.
353 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 10th, 2012 - 02:53 pm Report abuse
I must have missed the “economic” costs of 1982.
354 HansNiesund (#) Dec 10th, 2012 - 03:08 pm Report abuse
@354

Does this help?

www.nytimes.com/1982/10/27/world/war-in-falklands-cost-britain-1.19-billion.html

LONDON, Oct. 26— Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher told the House of Commons today that the Falkland war against Argentina cost Britain about $1.19 billion.

Answering a Commons question, Mrs. Thatcher said, ''the cost to the defense budget up to the end of September was an estimated 700 million,'' or $1.19 billion.

She said that $17 million had been allocated for rehabilitation work in the islands in the South Atlantic.
355 reality check (#) Dec 10th, 2012 - 04:05 pm Report abuse
Ferk the money!

The cost was 255 of our best.

That's why you will never get your hands on them.
356 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 10th, 2012 - 05:11 pm Report abuse
I'm not affected by that. What the UK will never have is Argentina's friendship. What hurts about that is not the fact it's Argentina, but that the UK takes some bizarre pride in being influential or friends around the world... so it hurts UK pride that they are conspicuously unneeded in the world's 8th largest country and the 21st largest economy.
357 reality check (#) Dec 10th, 2012 - 05:38 pm Report abuse
As opposed to your UNHEEDED pleas, “give us our Malvinas, sob, sob, sob!” being ignored in the 80th largest country with the 8th largest economy.
358 andy65 (#) Dec 10th, 2012 - 05:45 pm Report abuse
@Nostrolldamus The 2nd“the 21st largest economy”
Make sure you tell the botox queen you are now OUTSIDE the G20 so no need to turn up at future meetingd and having to suffer humiliation by The British Prime Minister
359 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 10th, 2012 - 05:54 pm Report abuse
@357

Touche, but you know I agree with your side on that already.
360 andy65 (#) Dec 10th, 2012 - 05:59 pm Report abuse
@Nostrolldamus The 2nd Do you sleep well at nights after being slapped down on a daily bases???
361 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 10th, 2012 - 06:30 pm Report abuse
This is so archtypically British. Agree with them on the Falklands, and they return with responses like the one above.

Not difficult to understand why no one says “I'm going to the UK to raise my children”... appalling education system.
362 andy65 (#) Dec 10th, 2012 - 06:47 pm Report abuse
@Nostrolldamus The 2nd You need to read up some more my friend the UK is way over populated with people who cross many safe havens just to get here to embrace our generosity our educational system our health service our sense of fare play and justice.
Just wonder how many people are killing themself to get into Argentina I mean aren't people killing to get out of this failed state.
363 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 10th, 2012 - 06:51 pm Report abuse
@362

hahahaha. Appaling level I said.
364 andy65 (#) Dec 10th, 2012 - 07:03 pm Report abuse
@Nostrolldamus The 2nd The problem with you is you talk so much boll.... that when people come back at you, you cry foul and cry like an Argentine soilder.
May I also remind you that The UK is far more respected than Argentina will ever be a counrty so corupt with more ongoing disputes in various organisations than any other country can't wait till our dear friend Miss Christline Lagarde pays a visit to Kirchner soon,like the idea she's going to Chile first also but there is no problems there thats more of a social call before going to meet the unruly school child Hitler Cristina

ARGENTINA ALWAYS THE VICTIM
365 Clyde15 (#) Dec 10th, 2012 - 07:04 pm Report abuse
#363
Explain please - your English has gone tits up on this one.

How could we possibly compete with the world's number one education system in Argentina. Teaching gems like the Malvinas are ours.........now repeat that 100 times a day for at least 20 years. If you do that then it will become true.

If you are the outstanding product of this system---enough said.
366 andy65 (#) Dec 10th, 2012 - 08:41 pm Report abuse
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Ikea Monkey: Macaque In Coat Seen In Buenes Aries

Maximo out doing Christmas Shopping
367 Pirat-Hunter (#) Dec 10th, 2012 - 09:04 pm Report abuse
Lol if you don't like Islas Malvinas Argentina go back to UK. No body will miss you nor does anyone cares how a british illegal alien feels about Argentina. Bye bye Von voyaje.
368 andy65 (#) Dec 10th, 2012 - 09:37 pm Report abuse
@Pirat-Hunter It's difficult to like a place that does not exist, though there are some beauiful Islands called The Falkland Islands down there in The South Atlantic that we Brits love so much,the only illigal aliens are The kirchner's SS Hitler Crstina her dead husband Nestor (what a name lol) and there parasite obese son Maximo,oh and the Chilean population on The Falkland Islands say Hi, we love it here and love the place as a British Overses Territory
369 Troy Tempest (#) Dec 11th, 2012 - 07:54 am Report abuse
@366 Andy

That's very funny!!
370 agent999 (#) Dec 11th, 2012 - 10:58 am Report abuse
So the Seabourn did not stop at Ushuaia.

The Vice President of the Ushuaia Chamber of Commerce, Daniel Iriondo revealed “is not the best thing that has passed, and we see no good projection for 2013.” However, he said “understand the economic plight facing the country, as well as the province.”
said the representative of the area in FM Masters there are a number of important issues that were affecting the sector, such as inflation, currency exchange, prohibition of mooring British flagged vessels, and falling imports.
“We are poor and we are on track to be worse.”, “it is not that we do not have much profit, but we are taking losses.”
371 jsydz (#) Dec 11th, 2012 - 02:36 pm Report abuse
This Falkland Islands problem shows the power of teaching prejudices to schoolchildren. The compulsory teaching of Las Malvinas son Argentinas was introduced as Argentina swung to the right before the Second World War. The sovereignty claims became a clamour during the war to put pressure on the Allies.
See pol-check.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/the-falklands-and-nazism-malvinas-and.html
372 agent999 (#) Dec 11th, 2012 - 03:56 pm Report abuse
@371

“Italian Fascism led popular organizations to an effective participation in national life, which had always been denied to the people. Before Mussolini's rise to power, the nation was on one hand and the worker on the other, and the latter had no involvement in the former. [...] In Germany happened exactly the same phenomenon, meaning, an organized state for a perfectly ordered community, for a perfectly ordered population as well: a community where the state was the tool of the nation, whose representation was, under my view, effective. I thought that this should be the future political form, meaning, the true people's democracy, the true social democracy” Juan Peron.
373 Think (#) Dec 11th, 2012 - 05:18 pm Report abuse
Ohhhhhh…. I can play Turnip Poster (372) game too…..

It's called : ”Copied and Pasted”, “Undated” & ”Out of Context Quotations”……:

”. .one may dislike Hitler's system and yet admire his patriotic achievement. If our country were defeated, I hope we should find a champion as indomitable to restore our courage and lead us back to our place among the Nations.”
(Winston Churchill......... about Adolf Hitler)

Or.....

”The ”Roman genius... the greatest lawgiver among men.”
(Winston Churchill...... about Benito Mussolini)
374 andy65 (#) Dec 11th, 2012 - 06:02 pm Report abuse
@Think, seems you have been eating to many turnips your mind is playing games with you again;I love your nasty tones when you are faced with a truthful well written article but after all your Argentinian so the truth always will hurt because you are brought up on lies and propoganda as confirmed recently by my good friend Jorge Lanata,but one part of the script certainly did ring true .As a counrty you have already suffered and been humiliated once which could have been alot worse for you but I guess Lady Thatcher agreed when Ronald Ragan asked her NOT TO HUMILATE THE ARGENTINES TO MUCH,If I had my way I would have made every one of your miserable military swim back to Aregentina fron the Falklands just to let you see how close the Islands really are.

“The Argentines do not understand that the British electorate truly and deeply do not want to be involved in South American wars but are damned if they will tolerate naked aggression against their kinsmen. The British people would be happy to see an independent Falkland Islands that is guaranteed freedom from colonisation by Argentina, the guarantee being provided by the USA or other states”
375 HansNiesund (#) Dec 11th, 2012 - 06:09 pm Report abuse
Imagine Think indulging in selective quotation, as if there were no turnips around to look up the entire thing.

www.winstonchurchill.org/learn/books-about/we-read-them-so-you-dont-have-to/the-fine-art-of-selective-quoting

”Here is the full passage (Step by Step, 1947 edition, 158). Draw your own conclusions:

To feel deep concern about the armed power of Germany is in no way derogatory to Germany. On the contrary, it is a tribute to the wonderful and terrible strength which Germany exerted in the Great War, when almost single-handed she fought nearly all the world and nearly beat them. Naturally, when a people who have shown such magnificent military qualities are arming night and day, its neighbours, who bear the scars of previous conflicts, must be anxious and ought to be vigilant. One may dislike Hitler’s system and yet admire his patriotic achievement. If our country were defeated I hope we should find a champion as indomitable to restore our courage and lead us back to our place among the nations. I have on more than one occasion made my appeal in public that the Führer of Germany should now become the Hitler of peace.

All of which shows yet again that you can use Churchill’s words, vacuumed like a gigantic Hoover and offered without ellipses by the faithful Martin Gilbert, to prove anything. You only have to preselect and edit the right ones. —RML ”
376 agent999 (#) Dec 11th, 2012 - 07:20 pm Report abuse
@373
What was wrong with my quote ?

theredphoenixapl.org/2012/03/05/juan-peron-and-social-fascism-in-argentina/
377 Rufus (#) Dec 11th, 2012 - 07:21 pm Report abuse
Incidentally, what's this I hear about the Seabourn Sojourn, and potentially the entire Carnival group cutting Ushuaia and BsAs from their itineraries and sailing from Montevideo to Stanley to Punta Arenas?
378 Think (#) Dec 11th, 2012 - 07:57 pm Report abuse
(375) HansNiesund

The first line of my post .....:
*”Copied and Pasted”, “Undated” & ”Out of Context Quotations”*
Should be easy enough to understand .............. even for a turnip of your caliber....
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Whats wrong with my quote? asks turnip (376)
Well..... besides it being “Taken out of Context”, “Undated” and ”Copied and Pasted” with biased intentions.......it is ok.

Lets add some context and date it .....shall we?.....:

”In 1938 Perón was sent to many countries of Europe, to study them. At his return, he would explain that he had a positive impression about national syndicalism during the government of Benito Mussolini in Italy and Adolf Hitler in Germany. By that year, he thought that those countries would become Social Democracies.

His exact words were as follows:
Italian Fascism led popular organizations to an effective participation in national life, which had always been denied to the people. Before Mussolini's rise to power, the nation was on one hand and the worker on the other, and the latter had no involvement in the former. In Germany happened exactly the same phenomenon, meaning, an organized state for a perfectly ordered community, for a perfectly ordered population as well: a community where the state was the tool of the nation, whose representation was, under my view, effective. I thought that this should be the future political form, meaning, the true people's democracy, the true social democracy. — Juan Perón.

After the end of World War II and the rise of Perón to a popular leader, antiperonist politicians and authors would point that Perón once manifested support for Mussolini and Hitler, implying that such support involved the whole of their governments or the paths actually taken by Italy or Germany after 1938......

You catch my drift now?
379 andy65 (#) Dec 11th, 2012 - 09:05 pm Report abuse
@think you desperate piece of SH.. you need to show my fellow forum guest some respect you are not talking to Maximo now you know.
380 Islander1 (#) Dec 11th, 2012 - 10:08 pm Report abuse
Seems to be info about that “What comes around- Goes around” - and a bit quicker than I was expecting - if it is true of course?
Carnival Cruises- operators of Seabourn Sojourn announce removal of Ushuaia and Buenos Aires from cruise intinerary due to lack of port security guarantee, and insert Punta Areans and cruise end destination Montevideo instead..
Lets see if this is true or not.
381 andy65 (#) Dec 11th, 2012 - 11:26 pm Report abuse
@slander1 is this official? really hope so this kind of bullying should not be allowed.
382 Terence Hill (#) Dec 12th, 2012 - 08:35 am Report abuse
380 Islander1
Apparently there are cruise cancellations due to labour and political difficulties.

www.cronista.com/transportycargo/Cruceros-cancelan-escalas-en-Ushuaiapor-los-conflictos-gremiales-y-politicos-20121212-0005.html
383 ChrisR (#) Dec 12th, 2012 - 10:53 am Report abuse
382 Terence Hill

Good link. The local union are still blockading ships that have been to the Islands which is strange because all their signs in the approach to the port talk about somewhere called the 'Malvinas'.

I think it's great in reality and will be of long term benefit to Montevideo as well as the Falklands.
384 GALlamosa (#) Dec 12th, 2012 - 12:06 pm Report abuse
New rumours that P & O has pulled out of all its Argentine calls this season. Taking actions without thinking through the consequences can be very dangerous. Falklands - diversified economy, tourism about 15%. Ushuaia - one horse town, 95% tourism based. Is that a horses arse I see disappearing over the horizon ?
385 Pirat-Hunter (#) Dec 13th, 2012 - 09:59 pm Report abuse
#374 what a consistence we Argentines want to be free from occupation and colonist thugs for the last 100 years, but I guess you have to be white or british to get that, that's why I think a good nuclear defence program can do all the talking for anyone stealing natural resources from Islas Malvinas Argentina. fakland island today repsol tomorrow, is coca cola going to ask for a piece of Argentina too? About us Argentine? When do we get a piece? I heard in UK British moved into the Libyan consulate, do you think Argentines should occupy the British embassy? Or is that also only a right reserved for solely the british ?
386 British_Kirchnerist (#) Dec 14th, 2012 - 09:28 pm Report abuse
Wonder what Summersthinks of the Cuban blockade then? At least Cristina hasn't habitually sent assasins and terrorists to the Falklands like the US have done with Fidel's Cuba!

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