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  1. fluff

    fluff Monkey Turbo

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    Bono, lead singer of the band "U2," is famous throughout the entertainment industry for being more than just a little self-righteous.

    At a recent U2 concert in Glasgow, Scotland, he asked the audience for total quiet. Then, in the silence, he slowly clapped his hands, once every few seconds.

    Holding the audience in total stillness, he spoke into the microphone, "Every time I clap my hands, a child in Africa dies."

    Suddenly, a voice with a broad Scottish accent from the front of the crowd pierced the quiet..... "Well, foockin stop doin it then, ya evil basturd!"
     

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    X3pilot Texans fan - LOL

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    LOL, I wish everytime I clapped my hands, a self righteous blow bag rock star or actor would die..


    *clap* Bono


    *clap* Sean Penn

    *clap* Bono......just for good measure...
     
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    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    Sean Penn is a rock star?
     
  4. syadasti

    syadasti i heart mac

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    No, it never happened...

    http://www.snopes.com/music/artists/bono.asp
     
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    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    just cuz....

     
  6. X3pilot

    X3pilot Texans fan - LOL

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    I had actor in the post too!


    *clap* Brittney

    *clap* George Clooney

    *clap* The Edge

    *clap* Madonna
     
  7. fluff

    fluff Monkey Turbo

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  8. syadasti

    syadasti i heart mac

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    No, I guess it requires more than that:

     
  9. fluff

    fluff Monkey Turbo

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    4000 kids a day apparently. If only there was a way to prevent it...
     
  10. JohnE

    JohnE filthy rascist

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    Sure, you can prevent it. Make Bono stop clapping. And tell Madoona to send the 10G she spends a month on water to Save the Children. And maybe some more of the hypocritical rich ****s who like to tell us how to spend our meager earnings will follow suit.
     
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    birth control?....
     
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    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    I respect Bono's efforts and hope he keeps doing it.
     
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    urbaindk The Real Dr. Science

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    You know, whenever you see those kids on TV they are covered in flys. Flys have to be, what, like 90% protein? Why don't they just eat the damn flys already and STFU? :clapping:
     
  14. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    I dont know about that....

    he hasnt put out a decent album since Joshua Tree...
     
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    he should have had everyone clap to symbolize the way it should be
     
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    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    fixed
     
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    Me: "Everytime I clap my hands, the goddamn lights go out and the TV shuts off...."


    Maybe if claps them again real quick, the kid would come back to life!
     
  18. JohnE

    JohnE filthy rascist

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    I flash back to the Sam Kinison bit where he talks about all the celebrities visiting the starving kids...
    "Heres an idea, take them to where the food is, youre standing right there!"
     
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    Slugman Frankenbike

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    Do people actually think that story is real? Seriously... it's obviously a joke!!!

    I love going to snopes just to see how stupid people are... proves that there is a fool born ever nanosecond.
     
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    syadasti i heart mac

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    Its obvious by the glut of chain mail crap people post and reply to all over the interweb:twitch:
     
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    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    "Bono is #2"
     
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    Actually it's every time I clap my hands.....
     
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    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    I loved that bit, Sam kicked some serious ass!!!!!
     
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    Da Peach Outwitted by a rodent

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    a public servant gets diarrhea?
     
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    Why? We're not exactly in dire need of more people...
     
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    Changleen Paranoid Member

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    Overpopulation is a massive world problem that we need to address. Best estimates say the planet can sustain 2bn people at 'western' levels of consumption (far less at US levels) and right now we have 6.5bn, most of whom are trying very hard to climb that ladder.
     
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    NSFW-ishhh...

    http://www.grouchyoldcripple.com/archives/redneckbirthcontrol.jpg
     
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    Are you advocating population control by means of allowing kids to starve?
     
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    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    It sure sounds like it. That's focked up.