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Posted 12 April 2011 - 09:28 PM

He is in intensive care after suffering a heart attack. The Egyptian people are keeping an all night vigil ,full of concern for his welfare.. ;)

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Posted 12 April 2011 - 10:31 PM

He is in intensive care after suffering a heart attack. The Egyptian people are keeping an all night vigil ,full of concern for his welfare.. ;)


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Posted 30 April 2011 - 09:43 PM

Do we still get points on the DDP if he is executed?

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Posted 30 April 2011 - 10:40 PM

Do we still get points on the DDP if he is executed?


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Posted 30 April 2011 - 11:25 PM

Do we still get points on the DDP if he is executed?


No.


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Posted 14 May 2011 - 12:10 PM

Now his wife, Suzanne Mubarak, has suffered a heart attack...after being detained by the authorities.

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Posted 21 June 2011 - 04:53 AM

Ousted Egyption president Hosni Mubarek is in dire straits. The doctor has concluded it's stomach cancer and so it seems less likely that it willl take the short straw for a suicide attempt.

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Posted 17 July 2011 - 05:22 PM

According to his lawyer, which means that an ample supply of salt is recommended, Mubarak is in a coma.

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Posted 17 July 2011 - 05:54 PM

state tv have denied the reports.Why anyone still believes them to start with I don't know..If its a Zsa Zsa Gabor style coma he'll be jogging round the park in a few days...
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Posted 26 July 2011 - 10:55 PM

It appears the coma wasn't permanent, as he's now 'refusing food'.

Yeah, right.

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Posted 27 July 2011 - 03:16 AM

It appears the coma wasn't permanent, as he's now 'refusing food'.

Yeah, right.

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Well if I was facing the prospect of a kangaroo court and swift execution I guess I wouldn't be hungry either :(

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Posted 27 July 2011 - 10:51 AM

It appears the coma wasn't permanent, as he's now 'refusing food'.

Yeah, right.

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Well if I was facing the prospect of a kangaroo court and swift execution I guess I wouldn't be hungry either :(


If he does hang we don't get points...which is a bit unfair considering he was still President at the beginning of the year. Had he been deposed or sentenced to death back in December I could understand why points wouldn't be awarded.

For example, Tariq Aziz is also on my list because he is said to be in poor health. If he got hanged, however, I would accept that no points could be awarded because I knew there was the possibility he may be executed when I chose him.

In my opinion, there is a world of difference between the two scenarios.

Osama bin Laden was executed...points were awarded for that.

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Posted 27 July 2011 - 11:38 AM

It appears the coma wasn't permanent, as he's now 'refusing food'.

Yeah, right.

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Well if I was facing the prospect of a kangaroo court and swift execution I guess I wouldn't be hungry either :(


If he does hang we don't get points...which is a bit unfair considering he was still President at the beginning of the year. Had he been deposed or sentenced to death back in December I could understand why points wouldn't be awarded.

For example, Tariq Aziz is also on my list because he is said to be in poor health. If he got hanged, however, I would accept that no points could be awarded because I knew there was the possibility he may be executed when I chose him.

In my opinion, there is a world of difference between the two scenarios.

Osama bin Laden was executed...points were awarded for that.


An execution is administered by the state. Osama bin Laden was murdered by US special forces, therefore scoring points...
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Posted 27 July 2011 - 12:15 PM

Either way, this one could get tricky. The man is used to exercising ultimate power and is reacting the way most tyrannical types do when deprived of control...by trying to control anything he can. It amounts to recklessly endangering his health and is suicidally dangerous, though most likely will kill him through major organ failure, or a stroke; meaning he'll accrue only normal points. He's never going to be well enough to be convicted or executed, IMHO.
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Posted 27 July 2011 - 03:41 PM

It appears the coma wasn't permanent, as he's now 'refusing food'.

Yeah, right.

regards,
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Well if I was facing the prospect of a kangaroo court and swift execution I guess I wouldn't be hungry either :(


If he does hang we don't get points...which is a bit unfair considering he was still President at the beginning of the year. Had he been deposed or sentenced to death back in December I could understand why points wouldn't be awarded.

For example, Tariq Aziz is also on my list because he is said to be in poor health. If he got hanged, however, I would accept that no points could be awarded because I knew there was the possibility he may be executed when I chose him.

In my opinion, there is a world of difference between the two scenarios.

Osama bin Laden was executed...points were awarded for that.


An execution is administered by the state. Osama bin Laden was murdered by US special forces, therefore scoring points...


Perhaps. But you should take in to account the fact that when Mubarak was chosen by deadpoolers back in December, they were not to know that his entire regime was going to collapse and that he could potentially be executed in the space of 12 months. He was chosen in the spirit of the game - he was an ailing leader who was apparently dying of cancer. We did not choose him because we knew he was likely to be executed - or even that there was a possibility he could be executed.

This is different to Saddam Hussein in 2006 - where execution was likely at the beginning of the year - and entirely different to Barzan Ibrahim al-Hasan al-Tikriti and Awad Hamad al-Bandar who we knew would be executed in 2007.

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Posted 27 July 2011 - 04:08 PM

If he does hang we don't get points...which is a bit unfair considering he was still President at the beginning of the year. Had he been deposed or sentenced to death back in December I could understand why points wouldn't be awarded.

For example, Tariq Aziz is also on my list because he is said to be in poor health. If he got hanged, however, I would accept that no points could be awarded because I knew there was the possibility he may be executed when I chose him.

In my opinion, there is a world of difference between the two scenarios.

Osama bin Laden was executed...points were awarded for that.


An execution is administered by the state. Osama bin Laden was murdered by US special forces, therefore scoring points...

Perhaps. But you should take in to account the fact that when Mubarak was chosen by deadpoolers back in December, they were not to know that his entire regime was going to collapse and that he could potentially be executed in the space of 12 months. He was chosen in the spirit of the game - he was an ailing leader who was apparently dying of cancer. We did not choose him because we knew he was likely to be executed - or even that there was a possibility he could be executed.

This is different to Saddam Hussein in 2006 - where execution was likely at the beginning of the year - and entirely different to Barzan Ibrahim al-Hasan al-Tikriti and Awad Hamad al-Bandar who we knew would be executed in 2007.

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Posted 27 July 2011 - 04:31 PM

It appears the coma wasn't permanent, as he's now 'refusing food'.

Yeah, right.

regards,
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Well if I was facing the prospect of a kangaroo court and swift execution I guess I wouldn't be hungry either :(


If he does hang we don't get points...which is a bit unfair considering he was still President at the beginning of the year. Had he been deposed or sentenced to death back in December I could understand why points wouldn't be awarded.

For example, Tariq Aziz is also on my list because he is said to be in poor health. If he got hanged, however, I would accept that no points could be awarded because I knew there was the possibility he may be executed when I chose him.

In my opinion, there is a world of difference between the two scenarios.

Osama bin Laden was executed...points were awarded for that.


An execution is administered by the state. Osama bin Laden was murdered by US special forces, therefore scoring points...


Perhaps. But you should take in to account the fact that when Mubarak was chosen by deadpoolers back in December, they were not to know that his entire regime was going to collapse and that he could potentially be executed in the space of 12 months. He was chosen in the spirit of the game - he was an ailing leader who was apparently dying of cancer. We did not choose him because we knew he was likely to be executed - or even that there was a possibility he could be executed.

This is different to Saddam Hussein in 2006 - where execution was likely at the beginning of the year - and entirely different to Barzan Ibrahim al-Hasan al-Tikriti and Awad Hamad al-Bandar who we knew would be executed in 2007.


Shit happens mate, that's the way of the game. A lot of people weren't 100% sure that Osama bin Laden was alive, but they still picked him.

If Mubarak gets the noose before the end of the year then tough tits :unsure:
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Posted 27 July 2011 - 06:43 PM

It appears the coma wasn't permanent, as he's now 'refusing food'.

Yeah, right.

regards,
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Well if I was facing the prospect of a kangaroo court and swift execution I guess I wouldn't be hungry either :(


If he does hang we don't get points...which is a bit unfair considering he was still President at the beginning of the year. Had he been deposed or sentenced to death back in December I could understand why points wouldn't be awarded.

For example, Tariq Aziz is also on my list because he is said to be in poor health. If he got hanged, however, I would accept that no points could be awarded because I knew there was the possibility he may be executed when I chose him.

In my opinion, there is a world of difference between the two scenarios.

Osama bin Laden was executed...points were awarded for that.


An execution is administered by the state. Osama bin Laden was murdered by US special forces, therefore scoring points...


Perhaps. But you should take in to account the fact that when Mubarak was chosen by deadpoolers back in December, they were not to know that his entire regime was going to collapse and that he could potentially be executed in the space of 12 months. He was chosen in the spirit of the game - he was an ailing leader who was apparently dying of cancer. We did not choose him because we knew he was likely to be executed - or even that there was a possibility he could be executed.

This is different to Saddam Hussein in 2006 - where execution was likely at the beginning of the year - and entirely different to Barzan Ibrahim al-Hasan al-Tikriti and Awad Hamad al-Bandar who we knew would be executed in 2007.


Shit happens mate, that's the way of the game. A lot of people weren't 100% sure that Osama bin Laden was alive, but they still picked him.

If Mubarak gets the noose before the end of the year then tough tits :unsure:


Is he not on your list like?

With regards bin Laden, that was a calculated pick for those deadpoolers. They were aware of the risks when they picked him. Those of us who picked Mubarak didn't have that luxury - mainly because we aren't psychic.

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Posted 27 July 2011 - 07:21 PM

It appears the coma wasn't permanent, as he's now 'refusing food'.

Yeah, right.

regards,
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Well if I was facing the prospect of a kangaroo court and swift execution I guess I wouldn't be hungry either :(


If he does hang we don't get points...which is a bit unfair considering he was still President at the beginning of the year. Had he been deposed or sentenced to death back in December I could understand why points wouldn't be awarded.

For example, Tariq Aziz is also on my list because he is said to be in poor health. If he got hanged, however, I would accept that no points could be awarded because I knew there was the possibility he may be executed when I chose him.

In my opinion, there is a world of difference between the two scenarios.

Osama bin Laden was executed...points were awarded for that.


An execution is administered by the state. Osama bin Laden was murdered by US special forces, therefore scoring points...


Perhaps. But you should take in to account the fact that when Mubarak was chosen by deadpoolers back in December, they were not to know that his entire regime was going to collapse and that he could potentially be executed in the space of 12 months. He was chosen in the spirit of the game - he was an ailing leader who was apparently dying of cancer. We did not choose him because we knew he was likely to be executed - or even that there was a possibility he could be executed.

This is different to Saddam Hussein in 2006 - where execution was likely at the beginning of the year - and entirely different to Barzan Ibrahim al-Hasan al-Tikriti and Awad Hamad al-Bandar who we knew would be executed in 2007.


Shit happens mate, that's the way of the game. A lot of people weren't 100% sure that Osama bin Laden was alive, but they still picked him.

If Mubarak gets the noose before the end of the year then tough tits :unsure:


Is he not on your list like?

With regards bin Laden, that was a calculated pick for those deadpoolers. They were aware of the risks when they picked him. Those of us who picked Mubarak didn't have that luxury - mainly because we aren't psychic.



But that's what fucking HAPPENS, Windsor!

We have someone who was a dictator for nigh on 30 years. Think about it, there might have been a chance that one day he may get overthrown. Comes with the territory. Saddam could have been slung out of power, charged, convicted and hung all in 2003, it just so happened he didn't.

That's life Windsor, or rather that's death. Tomorrow you could get run over by Alex Salmond in his motor, and posthumously get 15 hits, storming to an improbable victory over DDT and you wouldn't be there to celebrate it!

You choose who you want under whatever criteria you like but after that its up to the gods.

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Posted 27 July 2011 - 08:50 PM

That's the game, son - it's life and death!


Exactly. That's why if Mubarak does hang, we should get the points and, furthermore, we should get the unnatural death bonus.

We have someone who was a dictator for nigh on 30 years. Think about it, there might have been a chance that one day he may get overthrown. Comes with the territory.


That is a fairly weak argument. Are you suggesting that we should shy away from dictators because there is always a possibility they might be overthrown? I think you know that argument is bullshit.

We all know that the "no execution" rule was brought in specifically to prevent participants from choosing candidates who they knew were likely to be executed in the near future. This does not apply to Mubarak who was sitting safe in December 2010. The fact that he had managed to hold on to power for 30 year, more or less with the backing of the West, showed that he knew what he was doing. Furthermore, had his actions not led to the deaths of protesters - something which happened in February 2011 - the likelihood is that he wouldn't be facing execution today.

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