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    Christophe de Margerie, head of the notorious French oil company Total, died in a plane crash, under mysterious circumstances.

    Surprisingly, his private airplane decided to collide with a snow-cleaning machine, instead of another aircraft or the Earth, as most airplanes tend to do, in the airport of Moscow.
    With its wheel broken, the airplane crashed, with all its passengers, the 3-members crew and de Margerie himself dying.

    Contrary to the Vnukovo's statement (Moscow's international airport) that the driver (who is alive and well) of the snow-cleaning machine was intoxicated, his family insists that he was abstaining from alcohol, so the accident looks like some kind of a sinister plot.
    However, the airport's coordinator (a 24 years old woman) and her supervisor are under control from the Russian authorities, considering that the vehicle was not supposed to be anywhere near the accident's location, despite the horrible weather.

    Christophe de Margerie was famous to the public, mainly for his Le Tigre-like moustache, but he was also a staunch supporter of Europe's dependance on Russian gas.
    Apart from his pro-Russian stance, he also used to criticize the connection between dollars and petrol price, for having negative effects on the global economy, while being positive only for USA.

    http://www.theguardian.com/world/201...sh-say-reports

    Conspiracy or conspiracy theory?
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    A drunk Russian?

    Outrageous!!!
    Still maintain that crying on the pitch should warrant a 3 match ban

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    I wouldn't subrscribe to racist stereotypes as HoreTore does, but I do wonder how the CIA managed it this time.


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    Gotta love the American hate. It makes me proud.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vuk View Post
    Gotta love the American hate. It makes me proud.
    It makes you proud when Americans hate French businessmen? Are you also pro-racist then?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Crandar View Post
    Christophe de Margerie, head of the notorious French oil company Total, died in a plane crash, under mysterious circumstances.
    At least it wasn't any type of conspiracy or anything like that: just a random Russian guy being himself.
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    Black OPs that are successful are horrible bad luck. Black OPs that are unsuccessful are another CIA failure.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Seamus Fermanagh View Post
    Black OPs that are successful are horrible bad luck. Black OPs that are unsuccessful are another CIA failure.
    Yeah, every second movie has a guy saying "make it look like an accident" or "they wanted it to look like an accident" and the entire Hitman series teaches us that accidents just aren't. It was most likely a CIA black OP and given that it was an airport, it must've been simple to make the guy drive onto the tarmac using chemtrails!!


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    By the way, the "big Moustache" thing came from this movie:
    http://youtu.be/kIoT-URhLSM

    La Grande Vadrouille, when the 2 unlikely heroes tried to locate an English Crew Man.
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    Well, the Russians didn't use to drink a lot, while being Soviet citizens, but things changed after the contre-revolution and the fall of Communism.
    It probably has to do with the decline of the quality of life and the example of Boris Yeltsin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crandar View Post
    Well, the Russians didn't use to drink a lot, while being Soviet citizens
    Wat?

    Lenin's attempts to cut back on the drinking was abandoned by the mid-20's.
    Still maintain that crying on the pitch should warrant a 3 match ban

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    Never pass a snowplow on the right.
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    Indeed, it turns out the "opiate of the masses" is vodka.

    Had Lenin and his successors pursued the policy we would probably be talking about the Glorius "Vodka Revolution" at some point in the 50's.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Husar View Post
    It makes you proud when Americans hate French businessmen? Are you also pro-racist then?
    lol, I am gonna chalk this post up to you having a poor grasp of the English language.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vuk View Post
    lol, I am gonna chalk this post up to you having a poor grasp of the English language.
    That is a great idea, given that I can hardly follow most discussions here.
    But what is your take on the incident?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Husar View Post
    That is a great idea, given that I can hardly follow most discussions here.
    But what is your take on the incident?
    My take? A frenchman is dead. Can that be a bad thing?
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    Quote Originally Posted by HopAlongBunny View Post
    Indeed, it turns out the "opiate of the masses" is vodka....
    Hmmmm....you are phrasing that almost as though you don't think of vodka AS a religion.
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    "My take? A frenchman is dead. Can that be a bad thing?" Depending of the frenchman...
    Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. Voltaire.

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    Quote Originally Posted by drone View Post
    Never pass a snowplow on the right.
    Or on the left, if you drive in the lands of the Commonwealth.
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    Indeed, it turns out the "opiate of the masses" is vodka.

    Had Lenin and his successors pursued the policy we would probably be talking about the Glorius "Vodka Revolution" at some point in the 50's.
    We kicked analphabetism out of the Siberian nomads, so I don't consider getting rid of alcoholism as particularly difficult.

    Moreover, the driver's family claims that he had stopped drinking due to cardial problems.
    The plot thickens...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brenus View Post
    "My take? A frenchman is dead. Can that be a bad thing?" Depending of the frenchman...
    Not really!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Crandar View Post
    Well, the Russians didn't use to drink a lot, while being Soviet citizens, but things changed after the contre-revolution and the fall of Communism.
    It probably has to do with the decline of the quality of life and the example of Boris Yeltsin.
    In the second half of 1980s Gorbachev introduced severe limitations on alcohol selling. It could be bought only from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. and not more than two bottles per each person. In spite of the fact that those were within working hours the queues were tremendous, scuffles not uncommon, moonshining flourished prodigiously and as often as not people got poisoned by anti-freeze, eau-de-cologne and other suchlike liquids drunk in abscence of vodka.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gilrandir View Post
    In the second half of 1980s Gorbachev introduced severe limitations on alcohol selling. It could be bought only from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. and not more than two bottles per each person. In spite of the fact that those were within working hours the queues were tremendous, scuffles not uncommon, moonshining flourished prodigiously and as often as not people got poisoned by anti-freeze, eau-de-cologne and other suchlike liquids drunk in abscence of vodka.
    Russian leadership has been moving against the tide on that one for a long time.

    In 1914 at the outbreak of war, the Czar instituted prohibition as an effort to further the war effort through general sobriety. In addition to failing for all the reasons typical to such prohibition efforts, the Czar shot his own war effort in the posterior....since something like 30% of the pre-war tax base was generated by duties on the sale of vodka, a state monopoly......
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    In 1914 at the outbreak of war, the Czar instituted prohibition as an effort to further the war effort through general sobriety. In addition to failing for all the reasons typical to such prohibition efforts, the Czar shot his own war effort in the posterior....since something like 30% of the pre-war tax base was generated by duties on the sale of vodka, a state monopoly......
    They were joking that they would not take vodka except in the presence of a foreigner (i.e. in occupied territory). By late 1914, foreigners were in very high demand.
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    ALWAYS these sneaky snow-cleaning machines murdering French noblemen...

    It's a real problem, I tell you, and well worthy of discussion!!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Kadagar_AV View Post
    ALWAYS these sneaky snow-cleaning machines murdering French noblemen...

    It's a real problem, I tell you, and well worthy of discussion!!

    The funniest thing about it is that when they showed the place of the crash all the surrounding terrain as far as one could see was snowless and the temperature was something like 5 above zero. Why would a snow-cleaning machine be out with no snow to remove is the greatest mystery.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gilrandir View Post
    The funniest thing about it is that when they showed the place of the crash all the surrounding terrain as far as one could see was snowless and the temperature was something like 5 above zero. Why would a snow-cleaning machine be out with no snow to remove is the greatest mystery.
    How is that a mystery?

    Machinery is driven from place to place all the time, for a ton of various reasons.
    Still maintain that crying on the pitch should warrant a 3 match ban

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    Quote Originally Posted by HoreTore View Post
    How is that a mystery?

    Machinery is driven from place to place all the time, for a ton of various reasons.
    Not in Putin's Russia!
    This is as ridiculous as your claim that there is always some plutonium in tea that you never made.

    It was obviously Putin who killed him to start the annexation France. Meanwhile the rest of Europe won't do anything while Putin holds parades in France.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Husar View Post
    It was obviously Putin who killed him to start the annexation France.
    Would that honestly be a bad thing?
    Still maintain that crying on the pitch should warrant a 3 match ban

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    Quote Originally Posted by HoreTore View Post
    Would that honestly be a bad thing?
    Horror story in the making. You'd THINK you would end up with great wine, good vodka, fabulous sauces and a range or amazingly athletic adult movie stars.

    But it would degenerate to borsht with absinthe and Eastern Orthodox nuns.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Seamus Fermanagh View Post
    Horror story in the making. You'd THINK you would end up with great wine, good vodka, fabulous sauces and a range or amazingly athletic adult movie stars.

    But it would degenerate to borsht with absinthe and Eastern Orthodox nuns.
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