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#1 Octopus of Odstock

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Posted 22 January 2006 - 08:40 PM

Ian Smith - for two reasons:

http://www.news24.co...1867280,00.html

Grief & ill-health.

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Posted 22 January 2006 - 10:08 PM

Ian Smith - for two reasons:

http://www.news24.co...1867280,00.html

Grief & ill-health.

A very interesting article... but will he make it to 2007?
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Posted 22 January 2006 - 10:19 PM

He's dead. Must have posted it in the wrong thread....

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Posted 22 January 2006 - 11:20 PM

He's dead. Must have posted it in the wrong thread....

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Who's dead? Ian Smith is still alive (barely)

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Posted 22 January 2006 - 11:21 PM

I read that he died at an airport somewhere.

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Posted 22 January 2006 - 11:22 PM

I read that he died at an airport somewhere.

That was Ian smiths son.

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Posted 22 January 2006 - 11:23 PM

So it was.

Alec Smith is dead, Ian Smith is living.

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Posted 22 January 2006 - 11:59 PM

Here's an interesting double.

Zimbabwe's Ian Smith and Ian Smith (ie Harold Bishop) from Neighbours.

That many chins can't be good for any man, and blowing the tuba must strain the heart a bit.

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Posted 01 January 2007 - 04:06 AM

If this forum is anything like the P.W. Botha forum or the Pinochet one, we're going to have one big heated debate. Why not, let's get it over with. Someone post a pro-Rhodesia argument and we'll all argue it to death.

I noticed old Bobby Mugabe didn't make the DL '07. We better hope one of these would-be assassins Zimbabwe claims to discover every-other month doesn't get lucky and actually kill the guy.

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Posted 01 January 2007 - 09:48 PM

Ian Smith is:
Agnus Lucuferi Alu Silvae(=Luciferīs Child Demonic Power of Rhodesia=Ian Smith)
Muhammad Al Allu(=Muhammad Evil Joe=Baphomet)
Leviathan (=Diablo Rojo=Squid=Cephalopod=Architheutis=Niemeyer)
Daemonius Sine Decimus Digitus (=Demon without the tenth finger)
Filho da Puta(=Hijo de Puta=Son of a Bitch)
The ex-evil power(=Prime Minister ) in Rhodesia.
Ian Smith's friend(=Diabolus Diabolum Cognoscit = one Devil knows the other Devil).
Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU) = Communist Puppets
"Second Chimurenga(Shona for "rebellion")" = Great War commies versus Democracy.

die commies die!!!!!! :party: :party: :party: :party: :party: :party: :party: :party:

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Posted 01 January 2007 - 09:54 PM

Ian Smith is:
Agnus Lucuferi Alu Silvae(=Luciferīs Child Demonic Power of Rhodesia=Ian Smith)
Muhammad Al Allu(=Muhammad Evil Joe=Baphomet)
Leviathan (=Diablo Rojo=Squid=Cephalopod=Architheutis=Niemeyer)
Daemonius Sine Decimus Digitus (=Demon without the tenth finger)
Filho da Puta(=Hijo de Puta=Son of a Bitch)
The ex-evil power(=Prime Minister ) in Rhodesia.
Ian Smith's friend(=Diabolus Diabolum Cognoscit = one Devil knows the other Devil).
Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU) = Communist Puppets
"Second Chimurenga(Shona for "rebellion")" = Great War commies versus Democracy.

die commies die!!!!!! :party: :party: :party: :party: :party: :party: :party: :party:

Huh? :party:

Calling Smith a communist is like calling the Pope a muslim.

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Posted 02 January 2007 - 11:50 AM

Huh? :party:

Calling Smith a communist is like calling the Pope a muslim.

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Posted 02 January 2007 - 11:57 AM

Wiki page, a pretty fair assessment of such a controversial character I'd say, and a good place to start for anyone young enough to wonder who he is. Even links to an audio clip of him in his prime declaring UDI.
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Posted 03 January 2007 - 02:46 PM


Ian Smith is:
Agnus Lucuferi Alu Silvae(=Luciferīs Child Demonic Power of Rhodesia=Ian Smith)
Muhammad Al Allu(=Muhammad Evil Joe=Baphomet)
Leviathan (=Diablo Rojo=Squid=Cephalopod=Architheutis=Niemeyer)
Daemonius Sine Decimus Digitus (=Demon without the tenth finger)
Filho da Puta(=Hijo de Puta=Son of a Bitch)
The ex-evil power(=Prime Minister ) in Rhodesia.
Ian Smith's friend(=Diabolus Diabolum Cognoscit = one Devil knows the other Devil).
Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU) = Communist Puppets
"Second Chimurenga(Shona for "rebellion")" = Great War commies versus Democracy.

die commies die!!!!!! :P :) :skill2: :banghead: :skill2: :skull: :P :banghead:

Huh? :blink:

Calling Smith a communist is like calling the Pope a muslim.

regards,
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Surely the "mystery ranter" was alluding to the allegedly pro-Marxist tendencies of ZANU, not the politics of Ian Smith?
I suspect, in this context, the term "Democracy" was used in some quasi-ironic fashion to refer to the nature of Ian Smith's government. Still, at least sorting out Rhodesia kept him away from the BBC forums.

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Posted 04 January 2007 - 09:47 PM

I think, dear guest, that the ranting squid-obsessed loon hasn't the first clue what he or she is on about. Glad to see one of the Iain Smith baiters sticking around though. Welcome.
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Posted 17 March 2007 - 07:02 PM

Ian Smith, frail and undemocratic though he may be, would still be an infinitely better Zimbabwean leader than the evil despotic Mugabe. Why is the South African Govt. so silent when so many people are suffering under that monster?

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Posted 17 March 2007 - 07:11 PM

Mebbe, after AIDS has riddled the population, Mugabe has driven the survivors to poverty and the inescapable overthrow has killed a stack more, South Africa will - like - just annex the joint.
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Posted 17 March 2007 - 07:19 PM

What would the joint then be called? Its too far South to be called North Africa.

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Posted 20 November 2007 - 06:47 PM

IAN SMITH DIED TODAY,THE BBC just announced-hit no 10 at last

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Posted 20 November 2007 - 07:05 PM

Try adding a link the next time

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