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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Falklands OilFeb 05th, 2018 - 10:09 am - Link - Report abuse +1
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):-
But what did they say...And what does international law say about ownership of natural resources?
Geeeeeee.....Feb 05th, 2018 - 11:41 am - Link - Report abuse -4
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...
Wishful thinking TinkleFeb 05th, 2018 - 11:49 am - Link - Report abuse +3
@ThinkFeb 05th, 2018 - 11:49 am - Link - Report abuse +1
Where does it say four more years?
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
He won't, but Hepatia will still be posting her 25 years spiel.Feb 05th, 2018 - 01:06 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
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
Mr. DemonTree...Feb 05th, 2018 - 04:06 pm - Link - Report abuse -4
Where does it say four more years?
I say..., here...:
ANGLO Turnip just above says...:
Premier have ordered an FPSO for the FALKLANDS.
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...
I see. A bit like Hepatia, really.Feb 05th, 2018 - 05:05 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
Re Rockhopper, is this sufficient?
Even if you had linked properly..., Nope..., lad..., that ain't sufficient....Feb 05th, 2018 - 05:21 pm - Link - Report abuse -4
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
I did read this interesting comment...Feb 05th, 2018 - 05:48 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
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
Sorry, I was on my phone. This should be the right link:Feb 05th, 2018 - 05:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
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!
Mr. Voice....Feb 05th, 2018 - 06:20 pm - Link - Report abuse -5
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...
However you cut it, it's another step in the right directionFeb 05th, 2018 - 11:43 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
Mr. Roger Lorton...Feb 06th, 2018 - 12:18 am - Link - Report abuse -4
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.***
*** 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.”***
So tell me Think - what has is cost the FIG? Or are they in profit to-date?Feb 06th, 2018 - 01:14 am - Link - Report abuse +4
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 :-)
You have just described a Mississippi bubble..., my dear Rodge...Feb 06th, 2018 - 01:41 am - Link - Report abuse -4
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...
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
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
It was just a joke, Golfcronie, since certain people keep getting accused of being sock puppets.Feb 06th, 2018 - 09:36 am - Link - Report abuse 0
I'm glad you're happy being you.
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.Feb 06th, 2018 - 04:45 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
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.
@GALlamosaFeb 06th, 2018 - 05:02 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
the Argentine claim will remain an irritant which drives us to success.
Yes, like an Oyster producing pearls.
Mr GALlamosa..., me dear Kelper...Feb 06th, 2018 - 10:17 pm - Link - Report abuse -4
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...
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...
You get me drift...?
Auld Patagonian? Thought you were a Scandie?Feb 06th, 2018 - 11:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Dear. Rodge...Feb 06th, 2018 - 11:40 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
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...
Alright for some people, collecting citizenships like stamps.Feb 06th, 2018 - 11:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
We're all the same colour on the inside anyway.
What you appear to be Think .... is Indecisive.Feb 07th, 2018 - 01:16 am - Link - Report abuse +2
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
That is merely inaccurate; your need, however, to collect citizenships/passports suggests that you are uncertain of what you wish to be.Feb 07th, 2018 - 03:26 am - Link - Report abuse +2
Whatever you claim, Patagonian you aint.
That is merely inaccurate..., me dear laddie... Whatever I am or wish to be..., I am as Patagonian as the best of Kelpers...Feb 07th, 2018 - 09:55 am - Link - Report abuse -2
Ain't...? Next, I will having ya using ellipses... ;-)
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
There they are............, me beloved elipses...!Feb 07th, 2018 - 10:59 am - Link - Report abuse -2
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...
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
The French and the Brasilians have no ongoing dispute..., laddie...Feb 07th, 2018 - 01:47 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
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...:
Besides...the Frogs have no 12,000,000km2 imperial cravings in that area...
About time you gave Patagonia back to its people Think, and they aint Argies.Feb 07th, 2018 - 02:09 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
Remember? Argentina stole that land in the war of the Desert.
Time it was decolonized.
@ThinkFeb 07th, 2018 - 03:04 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
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.
Auld yinFeb 07th, 2018 - 04:59 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
“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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Mr. DemonTree...Feb 07th, 2018 - 07:48 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
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...
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.)Feb 07th, 2018 - 09:01 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
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.
Correct boy...Feb 07th, 2018 - 09:19 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
Britain wrote the rules...
But in Malvinas..., Britain waved the rules...
They're more like guidelines anyway.Feb 07th, 2018 - 09:42 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
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 - 10:54 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
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://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).pdfFeb 07th, 2018 - 11:16 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
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
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?Feb 08th, 2018 - 12:07 am - Link - Report abuse +3
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
It takes a positive, not a negative Think. It has to be confirmed.Feb 08th, 2018 - 12:22 am - Link - Report abuse +3
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.
Rodge..., dear...Feb 08th, 2018 - 02:13 am - Link - Report abuse -2
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...
Interesting that you should speak of forked tongues Think.Feb 08th, 2018 - 02:45 am - Link - Report abuse +3
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.
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?
Written in England:Feb 08th, 2018 - 03:57 am - Link - Report abuse -3
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”
Written in England:Feb 08th, 2018 - 05:54 am - Link - Report abuse +3
... 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.
What penal colony?
Long time, no see MoreCrap Alejandro
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
@ThinkFeb 08th, 2018 - 10:03 am - Link - Report abuse 0
Hey, everyone knows our archenemy is France!
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
Mr.DemonTree....Feb 08th, 2018 - 12:41 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
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....
The French were definitely Catwoman. ;)Feb 08th, 2018 - 01:16 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
Who's the Joker in this scenario?
Take your alphabetic pick ...Feb 08th, 2018 - 04:18 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
The list is quite looooooooooooong...
Anything in between Afghanistan to Zimbabwe...
I reckon Argentina's archenemy is Chile, though it probably should be Brazil.Feb 08th, 2018 - 05:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
You couldn't be wronger..., lad...Feb 08th, 2018 - 06:07 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
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...
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
Mr. DemonTree...Feb 08th, 2018 - 07:21 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
Some kind of rivalry ain't the same as Archenemy..., lad...
At least not in Spanish...
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
England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.Feb 09th, 2018 - 04:57 am - Link - Report abuse -4
Did you miss me Roger? :-)Feb 09th, 2018 - 05:42 am - Link - Report abuse -2
From time to time I have to remind you the real story of your beloved England.
Sr. Marcos Alejandro...Feb 09th, 2018 - 10:44 am - Link - Report abuse -2
Eramos pocos...y la abuela parió un bostero...
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
M.AFeb 09th, 2018 - 12:50 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
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 - 01:18 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
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.
TWIMC...Feb 09th, 2018 - 01:36 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
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...
Thin-king..., the Vi-king from Chubut...
Yup, it's all Think's fault that the 'Malvinas' are British. ;)Feb 09th, 2018 - 03:01 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
Also, I can't help reading it as ginger furries. Now *that's* scary.
No question about them ancient Albion ginger furies being furrier than today's lasses..., lad...Feb 09th, 2018 - 03:39 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
It is quite well described in several of our Icelandic and Norse Sagas...
Nothing scaryabout a nice natural haired woman..., IMHO...
Mind you..., modern VEET'ed gals are nice too...;-)
Porn sagas?Feb 09th, 2018 - 03:55 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
But that wasn't what I meant. Google...
Nåååaåa...Feb 09th, 2018 - 04:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
You meant marmalale luuuuving Peruvian Plushies...
Er yeah, sure, that was what I meant.Feb 09th, 2018 - 04:40 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
It's nice that you're so open minded, anyway... https://i.imgur.com/lp9pEsR.png
Just to make sure you got my drift about the marmalale luuuuving Peruvian Plushy...:Feb 09th, 2018 - 05:23 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
DTFeb 09th, 2018 - 05:32 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
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.
@ThinkFeb 09th, 2018 - 06:06 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
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.
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.
Sr.ThinkFeb 09th, 2018 - 06:55 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
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 :-))
@marcosFeb 09th, 2018 - 07:49 pm - Link - Report abuse +4
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.
DemonTreeFeb 09th, 2018 - 07:50 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
”...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.
Dear hermanito...Feb 09th, 2018 - 08:17 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
Thanks for last weeks civic lesson to one of our defective citizens...
Nothing about that penal colony then MoreCrap?Feb 09th, 2018 - 11:14 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
Sr. Marcos Alejandro...Feb 09th, 2018 - 11:31 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
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... ;-))
@ChicureoFeb 10th, 2018 - 01:49 am - Link - Report abuse -1
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?
Just to make sure you got my drift:
Despite our honest police, Argentia has some incredible steaks and fabulous women. ...jealousy perhaps...Feb 10th, 2018 - 03:06 am - Link - Report abuse +1
I know Think :-( but this gayinas ilustres jueputas garch..ron many more :-)Feb 10th, 2018 - 07:40 am - Link - Report abuse -2
Goooooooooool de Tevez...Feb 10th, 2018 - 09:28 am - Link - Report abuse -2
Bosteros putos...: 1
Glorioso River.....: 0
El Fulbo es así...
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
So Patrick was actually right about something. But you've reminded me of the old joke about Europe:Feb 10th, 2018 - 11:24 am - Link - Report abuse -1
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?
DemonTreeFeb 10th, 2018 - 11:12 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
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.
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
@ChicureoFeb 12th, 2018 - 08:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
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.
DTFeb 12th, 2018 - 09:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Not everyone !
Really? I must not be trying hard enough. How about some dead baby jokes?Feb 12th, 2018 - 10:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0