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    If the Americans think they can get rid of George Bush by putting him on Airforce One and sending him here, they will have to think again.

    [edited - some may have misunderstood your remark]

    [ 07-05-2002: Message edited by: Haiko ]

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    It's Icicle's idea.. it's from George Orwell's "1984".

    Basically, the world is divided into three warring powers, Oceana (i.e. the Americas, Australasia, South Africa and Britain), Eurasia (Continental Europe and Russia), Eastasia (China and Southeast Asia).

    "Airstrip One" is the name for Britain in "1984", effectively subservient to Oceana (i.e. the US) and used as a base for Oceana's influence.

    It's apt because anyone who's struggled with UK affiliate programmes and compared them to the US will know that feeling. In this game we're constantly under the shadow of the US market. Oh yes, and don't forget the battles with the Chinese spammers [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]

    There's a good Newspeak Dictionary here.

    Damn fine book actually. And if the RIP Act doesn't make you think of Big Brother (no not the C4 TV show) then I don't know what will [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]

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    I should spend more time reading other posts. Too busy writing pages I guess [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]

    @ Haiko. Thanks for the edit. It took me a while to remember what it was, but 100% agree now.

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