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Boards in 1939

  • 08-05-2021 8:53pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 20,382 ✭✭✭✭ Kermit.de.frog


    It's the summer of 1939. What topics and views are being expressed on Boards.ie?


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  • The Brits and French should have gone to war with Germany over Munich

    Will there be a war

    What is Ireland doing to prepare for a European war... should we stay neutral

    Refighting the Spanish civil war

    Smoking in cinemas

    The price of a pint

    Motor cars v horses

    Partition

    Wtf is the internet.. how am I reading this? Am I drunk?




  • Clark Gable reckless use of the word "damn"...




  • Travellers, the dole, social housing

    "Don't piss down my back and tell me it's raining." - Fletcher





  • Somehow it was all the Brits fault and dole scroungers won't go to war because they get more money on the dole.


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  • A little skirmish in Poland, but it’ll be over by Christmas.




  • That Hiltler fella seems like a driven young go-getter




  • de Valera was met by Benito Mussolini in Rome and they had lunch together, actually lunch was held in his honor.

    That would be a fun thread...




  • Whats "The Emergency"?




  • Travellers, the dole, social housing

    Travelers were an entirely different (even respected) thing back then.

    Stalin getting into bed with Hitler.


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  • The World has gone to sh1te, everything was so much better in the 1910s.




  • Whinging about the Brits and hoping the Germans will whup them good, because the Germans can't be all that bad.

    Opinions on company keeping.

    Best priest for giving good Mass.




  • Indepth discussion on pro/con of car ownership vs horse

    I remember seeing a post war article highlighting how a horse was more econmical/practicable than a tractor for farming




  • It's the summer of 1939. What topics and views are being expressed on Boards.ie?


    I guess this thread is Froggies particular way of marking today, VE* Day.






    * - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victory_in_Europe_Day




  • Be guessing Father ##№№ sermon on Sunday and the price of Woodbines




  • The 2 genders




  • There'd be a certain cohort never missing an opportunity to praise Hitler, Mussolini, Franco and drop anti-semitic references and maybe anti-British ones too.
    A certain cohort praising Stalin and his 10 Year Plan.

    Questions about how much we should help refugees from Europe.

    Questions about how to and where to go if you are trying to emigrate to the US, UK.




  • "That McQuaid fellow would make a wonderful Archbishop, De Valera looks awful shook and needs someone of his stature to take the reins."




  • What should be done with unmarried mothers and girls who show too much interest in the opposite sex.




  • The 'Good' Witch of the North was the actual villain.


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  • "England's difficulty is Ireland's opportunity (again)."




  • Blaaz_ wrote: »
    Indepth discussion on pro/con of car ownership vs horse

    I remember seeing a post war article highlighting how a horse was more econmical/practicable than a tractor for farming

    Ferguson t20 wiped out the horse and a huge percentage of farm labour along with it, a few quid a diesel and a basic understanding of how to screw stuff on and off versus hay , farrier and vet fees




  • People having inside loos




  • Would you marry a Protestant? Discuss.




  • Would you marry a Protestant? Discuss.

    20 years too early, aunt married a protestant she was hired to in the 40s, from what I've been told sh1tfest on both sides




  • Would you marry a Protestant? Discuss.

    Would you? You'll be ex-communicated.




  • Would you?

    Are you?




  • Someone would blame the annexation of the Sudetenland on "woke".




  • Anyone hear the song on 2RN by that fella Bing Crosby today, Christ it was an awful racket, how can young ones listen to such sh1te.


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  • I know some people feel that Hitler goes a bit too far sometimes, but anyone who annoys the woke brigade as much as he does can't be all bad. Anyway, you can't make an omelette without cracking a few eggs. History will be kind to him, mark my words.


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