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Falklands' oil industry expected to receive an FPSO by 2022

Monday, February 5th 2018 - 05:16 UTC
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A total of 55 planned and announced floating production, storage, and offloading units (FPSOs) are expected to begin operations by 2022 worldwide, according to a report by GlobalData. In the South American list Brazil figures with 24 FPSOs, plus the Falkland Islands and Guyana with one each. Read full article

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  • Brit Bob

    Falklands Oil
    By a ruling of the UN, Argentina will extend its maritime platform (Politica Argentina) ; New map of the maritime platform reaffirms the sovereignty of Malvinas with UN endorsement (ElCronista); Argentina enlarges its territory 35%, with a UN endorsement ...(La Capital).To add to this euphoric atmosphere the Argentine Foreign Minister stated, ''This is a historic opportunity for Argentina. We have taken a great step in the demarcation of the outer limit of our continental shelf; the most extensive boundary of Argentina and our border with humanity,'' Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra told La Nacion, which tomorrow will publicly announce the details of this resolution. (Susana Malcorra, quoted by Dinatale M, La Nacion, Argentina, 27 March 2016).

    Argentina's Continental Shelf Claims and The UN CLCA Commission (1 page):-
    https://www.academia.edu/33898951/Argentinas_Continental_Shelf_Claims_-The_UN_CLCS_Commission

    But what did they say...And what does international law say about ownership of natural resources?

    Feb 05th, 2018 - 10:09 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Think

    Geeeeeee.....
    Four more years...
    Yet again four more years...
    At this pace..., first Malvinas Pirate Oil will be at about 2040...
    All land transport gone electric by law in 2040..., reducing World oil consumption by 50%...
    Malvinas Pirate Oil in 2040 will be as economically rentable as Zuid Afrikas asbestos mines in 2018...

    Chuckle..., chuckle...

    Feb 05th, 2018 - 11:41 am - Link - Report abuse -4
  • golfcronie

    Wishful thinking Tinkle

    Feb 05th, 2018 - 11:49 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • DemonTree

    @Think
    Where does it say four more years?

    Feb 05th, 2018 - 11:49 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Clyde15

    Well Think, old man, you will not be alive in 2040 to see it, one way or the other.

    Feb 05th, 2018 - 12:43 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • DemonTree

    He won't, but Hepatia will still be posting her 25 years spiel.

    Feb 05th, 2018 - 01:06 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • golfcronie

    Letters of Intent have today been signed by Rockhopper for the services of Diamond Drilling to drill the production wells in the FALKLANDS. Remember, they did an excellent job in finding oil the last time around.Well services and Logistical Support already in place. Premier have ordered an FPSO for the FALKLANDS.

    Feb 05th, 2018 - 03:13 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Think

    Mr. DemonTree...
    You ask...:
    “Where does it say four more years?”
    I say..., here...:
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/energy/oilandgas/10269301/First-Falklands-Islands-oil-production-delayed-to-2018.html

    TWIMC...
    ANGLO Turnip just above says...:
    “Premier have ordered an FPSO for the FALKLANDS.”
    I say...:
    Unless it is a “Secret Order”..., or somebody can give me a link..., we will have to file this one as “Feik Nius”..., as the Anglosphere's great leader luuuuuvs to call them...

    Feb 05th, 2018 - 04:06 pm - Link - Report abuse -4
  • DemonTree

    I see. A bit like Hepatia, really.

    Re Rockhopper, is this sufficient?

    http://m.lse.co.uk/news/view-article.asp?article=sc_27020661

    Feb 05th, 2018 - 05:05 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Think

    Even if you had linked properly..., Nope..., lad..., that ain't sufficient....

    Lets make it easily understandable for you...

    I may have looked at a Bollinger B1...
    I may have contacted Mr. Bollinger about his B1...
    I may even have fantasied about owing a Bollinger B1
    But I haven't certainly NOT ORDERED no bloody Bollinger B1

    Feb 05th, 2018 - 05:21 pm - Link - Report abuse -4
  • Voice

    I did read this interesting comment...

    “2021 for first oil sounds about right . That will be nine years from when PMO farmed in. I really discount the 'risk' of FIG saying 'no' as improbable. I could see possible tweaking of something here and there on environmental grounds as a maybe; but a flat no I completely discount. The FIG want the developments and have created a low tax environment to encourage companies. With POO recent performance I think PMO stepping back now is improbable. Their presentations shows how bigger deal SEALION is to them. They used the word 'transformational' when describing what the huge production means to their business. Their presentation shows that SEALION will be developed before Zama. I think the greatest risk is the finance arrangements not being agreed. Next on my 'risk list' would be a POO collapse. The really long term risk regarding electric cars and the demise of oil is real but unlikely to impact SEALION. Oils gradual demise is more of a risk to marginal fields still awaiting development partners. I have read that some say that 80% of the worlds oil will have to stay in the ground because of global warming. Brent now $68.26”

    Feb 05th, 2018 - 05:48 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • DemonTree

    Sorry, I was on my phone. This should be the right link:

    http://www.lse.co.uk/sharecast-news-article.asp?ArticleCode=27020661&ArticleHeadline=Rockhopper_signs_letter_of_intent_with_Diamond_Drilling_at_Sea_Lion

    But I guess a letter of intent is not the same as ordering one, thought it's a lot closer than fantasising about it.

    Anyway, I hope no one decides I must be Golfcronie. I'd never live that down!

    Feb 05th, 2018 - 05:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Mr. Voice....

    I could link to some 1,000,001 similar comments made by hopeful newbie investors since 2010 about the Sea Lion Field...

    I could link to some 100,001 negative comments made by less newbie investors since 2012 about the Sea Lion field...

    I could link to Bigdaddy..., a sweet investor that stopped posting here at MercoPress some years ago after realizing that Mr. Think wasn't sooooooooo stupid and after having lost his dreams of early retirement on the Sea Lion laurels...

    The only ones that will ever make some monies out of this Mississippi Bubble Scam are the scammers themselves... Most of them Engrish..., with a couple of half-kelpers inbetween...

    Feb 05th, 2018 - 06:20 pm - Link - Report abuse -5
  • Roger Lorton

    However you cut it, it's another step in the right direction

    Feb 05th, 2018 - 11:43 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Think

    Mr. Roger Lorton...
    Not if you cut it like “Master Shanus”...
    One of the first Engrish private investors from Rockhopper that has some £100,000 Rockflopper shares.. bought at an average of ~300p...
    He, as many other gullible Engrish investors was soooooo optimist in 2011..., 12 and 13...
    His optimism has thinned in accordance with the value of his investment..., as you can read from his comments of the later developments...:

    *** ”fbloodyhell.. they even screw this RNS up.
    The way it is written is that Diamond have exclusivity (an option) for 12 months and if they don't like it they walk away. In the meantime if a better offer comes from somewhere else... well too bad.. RKH have a habit of making cracking deals (even though it was PMO).
    Looks like PMO or RKH have no choice in the matter by the way it is written.
    that's a double fist up the arris for RKH...
    sit back and hope the oil price stays where it is ,or RKH are screwed until end of 2018 when the option expires.“***
    AND...:

    *** ”bullkaka rob, RKH are totallly screwed and beholden now to not only PMO but now Diamond. If this is the best that PMO can get for this asset, which is an option to December 31, 2018 well... that speaks for itself
    Their only saving grace is OPEC holding those cuts and jawboning and keeping POO above 60 (and of course no market wide sell off)
    Too many risks to hold, while the cash burns. Odds on 18p, when POO comes off.
    Falkland Islands 2024, and that is not for the Olympics.”***

    http://www.iii.co.uk/investment/detail?display=discussion;code=cotn:RKH.L

    Feb 06th, 2018 - 12:18 am - Link - Report abuse -4
  • Roger Lorton

    So tell me Think - what has is cost the FIG? Or are they in profit to-date?

    Shareholders take risks. It's the name of the game. Some become disgruntled by misreading the risks. That is, as it is.

    What remains the objective, is that the Islands profit from the resources around their shores. As far as I can tell, with licensing fees, etc., that is exactly what they've done.

    Extraction will be profitable one day, and then it'll happen. As certain as the sun rising or Norway's Hell freezing over :-)

    Feb 06th, 2018 - 01:14 am - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Think

    You have just described a Mississippi bubble..., my dear Rodge...
    And I THINK them Engrish investors will late forget who “bubbled” them...
    I expect the long term negative political costs for them windblown Islands to easily exceed the short term monetary gains...
    Time will tell...

    Feb 06th, 2018 - 01:41 am - Link - Report abuse -4
  • Roger Lorton

    It will. Somehow I can only see the Islanders coming out on top. That's the way it should be.

    Feb 06th, 2018 - 02:20 am - Link - Report abuse +4
  • golfcronie

    I certainly would NOT like to be you, I am happy in my own skin.

    Feb 06th, 2018 - 09:00 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • DemonTree

    It was just a joke, Golfcronie, since certain people keep getting accused of being sock puppets.

    I'm glad you're happy being you.

    Feb 06th, 2018 - 09:36 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GALlamosa

    Nobody really gives a toss about sad old Mr Think's propaganda. He knows no more than any other outsiders on here (and no less). The odds on Premier sanctioning the Sealion field this year have improved, because the oil price has improved. Many Argentines (and their apologists) wish it weren't the case, but it is. If there is an oil price collapse again the field development will not proceed. Its as simple (and complicated) as that.

    But irrespective of all that, Falkland Islanders will continue to prosper and thrive, and the Argentine claim will remain an irritant which drives us to success. Thanks ugly human rights deniers, you do us a great service.

    Feb 06th, 2018 - 04:45 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Pete Bog

    @GALlamosa

    “the Argentine claim will remain an irritant which drives us to success.”

    Yes, like an Oyster producing pearls.

    Feb 06th, 2018 - 05:02 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Think

    Mr GALlamosa..., me dear Kelper...

    Firstly...:
    You are an UK Citizen..., I am an Argentinean citizen..., we differ...
    You have your opinions..., I have my opinions..., they differ...
    You ain't no propagandist..., I ain't no propagandist...

    Secondly...:
    As an auld Patagonian that has walk the World loong before the word trekking became modern..., let me assure you that the smallest “irritant” in ones shoes can ruin the longest trek...
    -And..., as you may know..., Argentina ain't that small...

    Thirdly...:
    You get me drift...?

    Feb 06th, 2018 - 10:17 pm - Link - Report abuse -4
  • Roger Lorton

    Auld Patagonian? Thought you were a Scandie?

    https://falklandstimeline.files.wordpress.com/2018/02/12-04-02-imperialismos.jpg

    Feb 06th, 2018 - 11:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Dear. Rodge...

    I Think I have explained that Nationality/Citizenship issue plent in here...
    But I'll repeat it for you... I know how hard it is for you to understand facts...
    As a person born in Argentina..., I enjoy both Argentinan nationality and ciizenship...
    As a person born of two northern European individuals..., I enjoy both their citizenships...
    As a young rover..., I once paid to get adopted by a West African lady..., I got a nice shiny official passport out of it...

    In short..., I'm white on the outside but brown inside...
    Capisce....


    ;-)))

    Feb 06th, 2018 - 11:40 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
  • DemonTree

    Alright for some people, collecting citizenships like stamps.

    We're all the same colour on the inside anyway.

    Feb 06th, 2018 - 11:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Roger Lorton

    What you appear to be Think .... is Indecisive.

    Feb 07th, 2018 - 01:16 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Think

    Which part of “Las Malvinas son Argentinas” appear indecisive to you..., me dear Siambrummie lad...

    Feb 07th, 2018 - 01:27 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Roger Lorton

    That is merely inaccurate; your need, however, to collect citizenships/passports suggests that you are uncertain of what you wish to be.

    Whatever you claim, Patagonian you aint.

    Feb 07th, 2018 - 03:26 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Think

    That is merely inaccurate..., me dear laddie... Whatever I am or wish to be..., I am as Patagonian as the best of Kelpers...

    Ain't...? Next, I will having ya using ellipses... ;-)

    Feb 07th, 2018 - 09:55 am - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Roger Lorton

    Then the 'Kelpers' can be, whatever they wish to be ................ sooo glad you agree, old man ;-)

    Feb 07th, 2018 - 10:23 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Think

    There they are............, me beloved elipses...!

    Anyhow...:
    The Patagonianism and Europeanism them Kelpers and little humble me deeply share..., doesn't allow any of us to give any of Patagonia to Europe..., as it doesn't allow us to give any of Europe to Patagonia...

    Capisce..., lad...?

    Feb 07th, 2018 - 10:59 am - Link - Report abuse -2
  • DemonTree

    Sure it does. The French Guianese were able to give a piece of the Amazon jungle to Europe; our Space Agency does its launches from there.

    Feb 07th, 2018 - 11:38 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Think

    The French and the Brasilians have no ongoing dispute..., laddie...

    Both parties have during the last many..., many years smoothen their differences and strengthen their coincidences...

    Quite the opposite from the current Engrish policies towards Argentina in the South Atlantic that can be condensed in two words...:
    “Bugger off...”

    Besides...the Frogs have no 12,000,000km2 imperial cravings in that area...

    Feb 07th, 2018 - 01:47 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Roger Lorton

    About time you gave Patagonia back to its people Think, and they aint Argies.

    Remember? Argentina stole that land in the war of the Desert.

    Time it was decolonized.

    Comprende...., old'un...?

    Feb 07th, 2018 - 02:09 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • DemonTree

    @Think
    Yeah, that's because Brazil isn't telling the people there that they can't choose to give part of South America to France, and they must join Amapá state instead.

    Personally, I would rather compromise, but I don't see how it's possible.

    And we have no more imperial cravings in the area than Argentina does.

    Feb 07th, 2018 - 03:04 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Clyde15

    Auld yin

    “Bugger off.. I rather like that as a policy statement. Quite succinct with a certain jaunty ring to it.

    Besides...the Frogs have no 12,000,000km2 imperial cravings in that area...unlike Argentina whose cravings also include the Antarctic continent and probably some bits of Chile they would like to steal.

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    Feb 07th, 2018 - 04:59 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Think

    Mr. DemonTree...

    Nope..., that's because when France started its Colony in Guiana..., Brazil didn't exist as an independent Nation..., nor did the Frogs attack and deport any Portuguese Colonial authorities there...

    Quite different to the Pirate Engrish 1833 agression in Malvinas against an independent State recognizeg by the UK King in 1825 with an official Friendship Treaty signed by both parts...

    Feb 07th, 2018 - 07:48 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
  • DemonTree

    Yeah, I expect that had something to do with it. I know the rules: you're only allowed to steal land from people who don't have a flag. (Sometimes I think that's the real reason Argentines are so angry about it.)

    In fact in French Guiana the reverse happened; Portugal invaded and conquered it during the Napoleonic wars, but it was given back to France afterwards.

    It's funny though, because most of Argentina's complaints about the Falklands also apply there: it's a rich European country maintaining a colonial presence in a distant continent, most of the population was implanted by France (and unlike the Falklands, Guiana WAS a prison colony), and they have military stationed there. Yet no one cares about any of those things. I concluded they are all red herrings.

    Feb 07th, 2018 - 09:01 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Think

    Correct boy...
    Britain wrote the rules...
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=uEx5G-GOS1k
    But in Malvinas..., Britain waved the rules...

    Feb 07th, 2018 - 09:19 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • DemonTree

    They're more like guidelines anyway.

    Feb 07th, 2018 - 09:42 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Roger Lorton

    “Quite different to the Pirate Engrish 1833 agression in Malvinas against an independent State recognizeg by the UK King in 1825 with an official Friendship Treaty signed by both parts...”

    Typical Argie fantasy, ignoring Britain's claims going back to 1593; ignoring the warning given to Buenos Aires in 1829 & 1832 and ignoring the fact that Britain did not recognise an independent Argentina until the 1850 Treaty (art.5).

    Youtube Think? Really? Reality continues to elude Malvinistas

    https://falklandstimeline.files.wordpress.com/2018/02/fi-are-british.jpg

    Feb 07th, 2018 - 10:54 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Think

    https://es.m.wikisource.org/wiki/Archivo:TRATADO_DE_AMISTAD,_COMERCIO_Y_NAVEGACIÓN_CELEBRADO_ENTRE_LAS_PROVINCIAS_UNIDAS_DEL_RÍO_DE_LA_PLATA_Y_SU_MAJESTAD_BRITÁNICA_(1825).pdf

    Feb 07th, 2018 - 11:16 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Roger Lorton

    Thank you Think. Now can you point out which article actually recognises the United Provinces as a sovereign State?

    Feb 07th, 2018 - 11:49 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Chicureo

    You all are arguing what is not important. The Falklands will remain as it is UNTIL the islanders change their opinions. How significant in relation to the universe?
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=TDLx65knSZE

    Feb 08th, 2018 - 12:07 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Think

    Thank you Rodge. Now can you point out which article actually does not recognize the United Provinces as a sovereign State?

    Feb 08th, 2018 - 12:10 am - Link - Report abuse -3
  • Roger Lorton

    It takes a positive, not a negative Think. It has to be confirmed.

    Spain, of course, complained: “... if, .. the Gov*, of H. B. M. shall persist in carrying into effect the conclusion of Treaties of Commerce with them, and the consequent diplomatick recognition which the communication of the English Minister announces, H. M. protests and will protest in the most solemn manner against these measures, by which the Treaties existing between the two Powers will be violated and the legitimate and imprescriptible Rights of The Throne of Spain attacked in the most serious manner.”

    So Canning wrote back: ”... we admit that no question of right is decided by our recognition of the New States of America.”

    So, no recognition of any rights. Hence, this is called a de facto (in fact) recognition, not a de jure (in law) recognition. No recognition of the UP as a Sovereign State because of Spain's outstanding claims.

    Now, in 1850, the UK gave full recognition with Art.5: ” Her Britannic Majesty’s Government having declared “that it is freely acknowledged and admitted that the Argentine Republic is in the unquestioned enjoyment and exercise of every right, whether of peace or war, possessed by any independent nation; … ”

    A recognition of rights - of being a sovereign state.

    Britain recognised no territory in 1825 Think, and warned BA about trespassing in the islands in 1829 and 1832.

    BA should have listened.

    Isn't history interesting. All superfluous now, of course.

    https://falklandstimeline.wordpress.com/1816-1829-claims/

    Feb 08th, 2018 - 12:22 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Think

    Rodge..., dear...

    White Engrish man speaks with forked tounge...

    In your haughty..., hypocritical..., double standard Engrish mentality..., a diplomatic lie on a letter from an Engrish son of an actress and a failed businessman to Engelands arch Enemy...: Spain..., is more worth than a treaty between States offered and signed by an Engrish King...

    White Engrish man speaks with forked tounge..., indeed...

    Feb 08th, 2018 - 02:13 am - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Roger Lorton

    Interesting that you should speak of forked tongues Think.

    In 1824, Woodbine Parish, recognising that the United Provinces were not in fact united (no central government, no president, etc) he wrote to each of the Provinces asking for a description of what the UP actually consisted of. Not one mentioned the Falklands as being a part of their territory. Fortunately, the response from Buenos Aires was subsequently published in 1825.

    https://falklandstimeline.files.wordpress.com/2018/01/an_account_historical_political_and_stat.pdf

    So, either the 1825 treaty was based upon misinformation provided by the Provinces of the UP, or, they did not claim the Falklands at that point in time.

    Forked tongues indeed.

    Of course, if the 1825 commercial treaty was full recognition of the UP, it rather begs the question why Rosas insisted on such recognition being in the 1850 treaty.

    The reality is that Canning was being quite truthful. No rights in the UP were being recognised by the 1825 treaty and certainly no territory - particularly territory that had not even been mentioned.

    Appears the only forked tongues were from the UP (Argentina).

    193 years later it seems that little has changed considering your haughty, hypocritical, double standard Argie mentality. What do they call that in Argentine Think?

    Viveza criolla?

    Indeed.

    :-)

    Feb 08th, 2018 - 02:45 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Marcos Alejandro

    Written in England:

    The British Empire

    “Three years later, the British did formally leave the islands and they passed into the Spanish Empire for the next forty years. This arrangement was formally recognised by the British in the 1790 Nootka Sound Convention by which Britain formally rejected any colonial ambitions in 'South America and the islands adjacent'. It also reflected a weakening of British power in the Western Hemisphere coming shortly after the embarrassing loss of the 13 colonies partly thanks to French and Spanish intervention.

    The Spanish claim on the islands would falter with the South American Wars for Independence at the start of the nineteenth century. The Spanish removed their formal representative and settlers from the island from 1810 and completed it by 1811. The islands were left to their own fate for the next decade as sealing and whaling ships might call in from time to time to take advantage of the harbour and fresh water. It was not to be until 1820 that the United Provinces of Rio de la Plata would send a frigate to the islands in order to assert their control as part of the legacy of post-colonial Spanish claims to authority there. Buenos Aires would appoint their first governor in 1823 who tried to limit the whole-scale slaughter of seals which were in danger of being made extinct on the islands. A penal colony was also established on the island”

    Feb 08th, 2018 - 03:57 am - Link - Report abuse -3
  • Roger Lorton

    Written in England:

    “... it is evident that Argentina's 'historic' claim to the Falkland Islands is, to say the least, open to considerable doubt. It was not taken seriously by any nation at the time when it was first advanced, and it could not be maintained later against the United States or the United Kingdom.”

    https://falklandstimeline.files.wordpress.com/2018/01/metford-1968.pdf

    What penal colony?

    Long time, no see MoreCrap Alejandro

    Feb 08th, 2018 - 05:54 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • golfcronie

    Ah but all the oil is British, we found it.Try and claim it is Argentine. It has has been in the ground long before Argentina became a Republic and the existence of the UK.

    Feb 08th, 2018 - 08:20 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • DemonTree

    @Think
    Hey, everyone knows our archenemy is France!

    Feb 08th, 2018 - 10:03 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GALlamosa

    Dream on Grandpop. Your implied threat is duly noted....we are used to that sort of behaviour. It doesn't improve your claim or your chances of success.

    Feb 08th, 2018 - 11:19 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Mr.DemonTree....

    During your Bizarro British Empire time you had many deserved archenemies...
    If the Frogs were Catwoman...
    The Dagos were the Riddler...
    The Krauts..., the Penguin...
    And on..., and on..., and....

    Feb 08th, 2018 - 12:41 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • DemonTree

    The French were definitely Catwoman. ;)

    Who's the Joker in this scenario?

    Feb 08th, 2018 - 01:16 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Think

    Take your alphabetic pick ...
    The list is quite looooooooooooong...
    Anything in between Afghanistan to Zimbabwe...

    Feb 08th, 2018 - 04:18 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • DemonTree

    I reckon Argentina's archenemy is Chile, though it probably should be Brazil.

    Feb 08th, 2018 - 05:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    You couldn't be wronger..., lad...

    The Argie military apparatus has tried during more than a century to picture Brasil as such...
    Shile was never in their worthy enemy picture..., just a nuisance to be dealt of in 24 hours...
    Hard as they tried... they never succeeded... luckily for all of us brownies...

    Feb 08th, 2018 - 06:07 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • DemonTree

    But that's exactly it, they never succeeded. Seeing people on the internet, there definitely seems to be some kind of rivalry between Chileans and Argentines, and no way could you have dealt with them in 24 hours. I think your military knew that too since they chickened out of invading Chile in the end, and that was a good thing for you faeries.

    Feb 08th, 2018 - 06:56 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Think

    Mr. DemonTree...
    “Some kind of rivalry” ain't the same as “Archenemy”..., lad...
    At least not in Spanish...

    Feb 08th, 2018 - 07:21 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • DemonTree

    Epic Cold War rivalry it ain't, but that's the closest thing you've got, Sr Duende.

    Feb 08th, 2018 - 08:28 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Lynn

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    Feb 09th, 2018 - 04:57 am - Link - Report abuse -4
  • Marcos Alejandro

    Did you miss me Roger? :-)

    From time to time I have to remind you the real story of your beloved England.

    https://www.farmlandgrab.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/1252641808_8cb370643a_o.jpg

    Feb 09th, 2018 - 05:42 am - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Think

    Sr. Marcos Alejandro...
    Eramos pocos...y la abuela parió un bostero...
    ;-)))

    Feb 09th, 2018 - 10:44 am - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Roger Lorton

    Miss you, Morecrap? Hardly. You are never able to get your facts straight. Now, just for laughs, tell me about that penal colony after 1823 :-)

    Feb 09th, 2018 - 12:26 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Clyde15

    M.A
    See you still haven't arrived in the 21st century. Looking at your many times posted cartoon...we were really good, weren't we. Imagine a tiny island with a small population ruling a huge chunk of the world. Something you lesser Latinos/Hispanics must envy.

    Well, jealousy is your chief emotion.

    Feb 09th, 2018 - 12:50 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • DemonTree

    ;)
    To be fair, it's not that small. The UK is bigger than Chubut province and has a larger population than Argentina, Chile and Uruguay put together.

    Feb 09th, 2018 - 01:18 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Think

    TWIMC...

    To be fair, it's not that small. The UK is bigger than Chubut province and has a larger population than Argentina, Chile and Uruguay put together.

    ;-) And you learned to be ruthless murdering pirates thanks to the luuuuuving generous transfer of our superior Viking genetic double-helix to those insatiable Albion ginger female furies...

    Yours...
    Thin-king..., the Vi-king from Chubut...

    Feb 09th, 2018 - 01:36 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
  • DemonTree

    Yup, it's all Think's fault that the 'Malvinas' are British. ;)

    Also, I can't help reading it as ginger furries. Now *that's* scary.

    Feb 09th, 2018 - 03:01 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Think

    No question about them ancient Albion ginger furies being furrier than today's lasses..., lad...
    It is quite well described in several of our Icelandic and Norse Sagas...
    Nothing “scary”about a nice natural haired woman..., IMHO...
    Mind you..., modern VEET'ed gals are nice too...;-)

    Feb 09th, 2018 - 03:39 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • DemonTree

    Porn sagas?

    But that wasn't what I meant. Google...

    Feb 09th, 2018 - 03:55 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Think

    Nåååaåa...
    You meant marmalale luuuuving Peruvian Plushies...

    Feb 09th, 2018 - 04:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    Er yeah, sure, that was what I meant.

    It's nice that you're so open minded, anyway... https://i.imgur.com/lp9pEsR.png

    Feb 09th, 2018 - 04:40 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Think

    Just to make sure you got my drift about the marmalale luuuuving Peruvian Plushy...:

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/film-news/10777912/Paddington-Bear-13-things-you-didnt-know.html

    Feb 09th, 2018 - 05:23 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Clyde15

    DT

    I was talking about the mid 19th century. The UK's population was 27 million and we were not referring to any S.American country. Look at the cartoon and read the country names.

    Feb 09th, 2018 - 05:32 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • DemonTree

    @Think
    I did get it eventually, despite you misspelling marmalade. Paddington was a bit before my time, and i haven't seen the recent film either I'm afraid.

    @Clyde15
    True, I just put those in as a comparison. The UK may be a small country by area but it has a medium sized population. It doesn't make the top 20 most populous countries now, but in 1900 it was 9th most populous even without the Empire. I can't find a list for 1850, but AFAIK the UK had a larger percentage of the world's population back then, and was growing rapidly despite the large number of people emigrating. 27m was still dwarfed by India's 283m, but not as much as 66m by their current 1,324m, and Africa as a whole had less than 100m back then.

    Feb 09th, 2018 - 06:06 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Marcos Alejandro

    Sr.Think
    Thank you abuela for doing the right thing :-)

    By the way did you watch the new paragua novela de Arnaldo André(Bernardo Caballero)?
    Mire uste the nice picture he took with the gayinero in the background :-))

    https://www.clarin.com/deportes/futbol-internacional/confesion-futbolista-protagoniza-escandalo-sexual-paraguay_0_rynesPqUf.html

    Feb 09th, 2018 - 06:55 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
  • Pete Bog

    @marcos

    “the British did formally leave the islands”

    “The Spanish removed their formal representative and settlers from the island from 1810 and completed it by 1811.”

    Make your mind up.

    . Britain surveyed West Falkland in 1790, and British whaling/sealing continued since 1774.

    Why didn't Spain prevent this if they were in charge.?

    “The islands were left to their own fate for the next decade as sealing and whaling ships might call in from time to time to take advantage of the harbour and fresh water”

    They called in all of the time, not from time to time, including at Port Egmont, New Island and locations other than Port Louis.

    “ It was not to be until 1820 that the United Provinces of Rio de la Plata would send a frigate to the islands.”

    As the United Provinces found out about Jewitt's flag raising from a British newspaper article, how could they have sent what was a pirate ship?

    Explain how Jewitt represented the United Provinces when less than 5 years later he was fighting for Brazil against the United Provinces?. He was also born in the USA.

    Feb 09th, 2018 - 07:49 pm - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Chicureo

    DemonTree

    ”...seems to be some kind of rivalry between Chileans and Argentines, and no way could you have dealt with them... in 1978.
    We would have definitely blooded their nose, but Argentina could have easily bombed Santiago and seized the south. Thousands would have probably died.

    That's why my generation's attitude towards the Falklands war can be summarized in one singular German word: Schadenfreude, which is a pleasure derived from someone else’s misfortune. Sort of when karma returns to bite someone on the rear end.

    Today schadenfreude continues in the air, blowing briskly over hapless believers of the mythical Las Malvinas. Chile is not Argentina's arch enemy, they're just it's better mannered, wealthier and modest cousins.

    Feb 09th, 2018 - 07:50 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Think

    Dear hermanito...
    Thanks for last weeks civic lesson to one of our defective citizens...
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NDrDjrLSEAE

    Feb 09th, 2018 - 08:17 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Roger Lorton

    Nothing about that penal colony then MoreCrap?

    Feb 09th, 2018 - 11:14 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Think

    Sr. Marcos Alejandro...

    That Paragua novela of a Fulbo Clú president garchanding some maricas is nothin' against the Xeneise novela of a Fulbo Clú gato president garchanding eight million abuelitos + la mitad mas uno del resto of us...!
    Mire usté the nice picture from the jueputas with that ugly tribuna and tasteless colours in the background... ;-))
    https://ugc.kn3.net/i/760x/http://angelicidaniel.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/daniel-angelici_y_macri_bombonera.png?w=300&h=225

    Feb 09th, 2018 - 11:31 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • DemonTree

    @Chicureo
    I'm glad it didn't happen then, though I'd rather there had been no war at all.

    It does seem that Chileans are fond of trolling Argentines online though, perhaps you can explain why?

    @Think
    Just to make sure you got my drift:

    https://www.nordicfuzzcon.org/

    Feb 10th, 2018 - 01:49 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Chicureo

    Despite our honest police, Argentia has some incredible steaks and fabulous women. ...jealousy perhaps...

    Feb 10th, 2018 - 03:06 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Marcos Alejandro

    I know Think :-( but this gayinas ilustres jueputas garch..ron many more :-)

    https://tn.com.ar/tnylagente/deportes/el-club-con-los-socios-mas-ilustres_311740

    Feb 10th, 2018 - 07:40 am - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Think

    Goooooooooool de Tevez...
    Bosteros putos...: 1
    Glorioso River.....: 0

    El Fulbo es así...

    Feb 10th, 2018 - 09:28 am - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Roger Lorton

    Chileans disliking Argentines? Well, well. Perhaps if Argentina gave back Tierra del Fuego. It was usurped after all.

    Feb 10th, 2018 - 10:55 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • DemonTree

    So Patrick was actually right about something. But you've reminded me of the old joke about Europe:

    In heaven, the policemen are British, the chefs are French, the engineers are German, the lovers are Italian, and the whole thing is run by the Swiss. In hell, the policemen are German, the chefs are British, the engineers are French, the lovers are Swiss, and the whole thing is run by the Italians.

    Is there anything similar for South America?

    Feb 10th, 2018 - 11:24 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Chicureo

    DemonTree

    Not really, but Chile has its own embarrassing tendencies. It's often noted: “An Argentine is an Italian who speaks Spanish, thinks he's French, and would secretly like to be British.”

    Feb 10th, 2018 - 11:12 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • golfcronie

    Round and round the radical road the radical rascal ran, THE FALKLAND ARE A B.O.T until the FALKLANDERS decide otherwise, so all this crap about what happened well before any of us were born is absolutely nonesense. You can procrastinate as you long as you want about sovereignty but a B.O.T. it remains and none of you on here will change that. there are a many on here that like to hear their own Voice.

    Feb 11th, 2018 - 10:45 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • DemonTree

    @Chicureo
    I heard a related joke that's bound to piss off everyone here:

    First person: I heard the Falklanders want to stay as a BOT.
    Second person: Of course they do, they are the only Argentines who can truthfully claim to be British.

    Feb 12th, 2018 - 08:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    DT
    Not everyone !

    Feb 12th, 2018 - 09:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    Really? I must not be trying hard enough. How about some dead baby jokes?

    Feb 12th, 2018 - 10:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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