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To me a "personal pizza" means you don't share it with others.
To me, that's the same as any pizza. I never share my pizzas!
Anything that is unrelated to elephants is irrelephant Anonymous - The problem with quotes on the internet is that you can never tell if they're genuine Winston Churchill, 1944 - Never argue with a fool. Onlookers may not be able to tell the difference. Mark Twain
If there isn't a soapbox we'll just make one - I am guilty of slipping down this slope. My (well known) weakness: I may not start the political but I'm easily lured in to the fray. I was actually going to delete my last post - literally seconds too late.
I'm not saying we ought re-institute a soapbox as it sucked up too much effort and was never better an investment than pharting-into-the-wind.
Just giving my mia culpa for this - I can try to do better - but am afraid I may slip and fill now and then.
This is trolling on so many levels. But it does not surprise me from a leftist who fights global warming but supports Trump at the same time. I presume you are the kind of guys who think the Brexit was a good thing or that Corona virus was created by evil minions in a hidden P4 institute in China.
Anyway, I cannot believe you are posting such trivialities to get sympathy and harvest reputation points.
How good I am at reproducing the actual Soapbox content - I've been there only a couple of times ? Is the nostalgia kicking ?
Wow, just had a look at the thread about the mask, I think I am still in second league. But I enjoyed the read, since people who are arguing tend to use very good English - probably for not being easily accused of trying to argue without even being able to write three words properly.
Firstly, since in real life I was a for-really scientist I am used to the International Language of Science: Broken English.
Thus, when I see (Very mainly) posts from non-native English speakers that are better than far too many US citizens could ever post, I admire it.
The best I do, for now: I stream EuroNews. The English version is pathetic: often putting up PR for the Emirates in the guise of news, very often days behind, leaving out important item (even w.r.t., for example England), and on and on). However, the German version is far more up-to-date, far more neutral in its postings and doesn't have the Emirates commercials. So I watch. First, to learn useful German vocabulary (as in reading the text - my vocabulary is crazy; for chemistry: Schwefelsäure und andere Verbindung, anybody?). Then, the hard part: listening to the voice (voice-over). Much harder than reading. Especially when the background voice is almost as loud as the German narration. But I'm learning to listen and picking up useful words (slowly).
However, the arguments - using very good English? Well - maybe. Some of them, however, are from England, Ireland, Scotland, and/or Wales. They will lead you to corruption and sin.
How about some irony (maybe even Shadenfreude?): the thread is locked and yet it's featured in CP's "Daily News" mailing.