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#1 Rov Judicata

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Posted 08 February 2003 - 11:19 AM

The US State Department has officially advised Americans not to visit Baghdad or any other part of Iraq.

Out of morbid interest, what the heck was the advice before? Go, but bring suntan lotion?

:confused:

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#2 FlatlandDan

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Posted 08 February 2003 - 11:56 AM

Probably something like "Go, but don't expect us to airlift you out before we bomb the place"

*sigh*  

On an interesting side note, do you know that Canada put out a travel advisory for the states this fall?

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#3 CJ AEGIS

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Posted 08 February 2003 - 01:25 PM

Javert Rovinski, on Feb. 08 2003,16:19, said:

Out of morbid interest, what the heck was the advice before? Go, but bring suntan lotion?

:confused:
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#4 DWF

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Posted 08 February 2003 - 02:38 PM

Javert Rovinski, on Feb. 08 2003,18:19, said:

Out of morbid interest, what the heck was the advice before? Go, but bring suntan lotion?

:confused:
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#5 Bad Wolf

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Posted 08 February 2003 - 02:52 PM

*sigh*

I don't want war.  :(

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Posted 09 February 2003 - 09:44 AM

{{{{{Lil}}}}}}

I don't think many of us do

as an aside, i was in Lebanon a few years back when the dutch goverment had it under a 'go if you want to, but you're on your own' warning

one of the neicest places i'd been in years

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