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Boards in 1939

  • 08-05-2021 8:53pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 21,447 ✭✭✭✭ Kermit.de.frog


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


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  • Registered Users Posts: 10,075 ✭✭✭✭ Leg End Reject




  • Registered Users Posts: 14,279 ✭✭✭✭ odyssey06


    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?


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,264 ✭✭✭ Wanderer2010


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


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,539 ✭✭✭ StevenToast


    Travellers, the dole, social housing

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



  • Registered Users Posts: 23,374 ✭✭✭✭ Timberrrrrrrr


    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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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,876 ✭✭✭ Smee_Again


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


  • Registered Users Posts: 219 ✭✭ Halenvaneddie


    That Hiltler fella seems like a driven young go-getter


  • Registered Users Posts: 17,827 ✭✭✭✭ Strumms


    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...


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,486 ✭✭✭ votecounts


    Whats "The Emergency"?


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,839 ✭✭✭ Church on Tuesday


    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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  • Moderators, Entertainment Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 8,551 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Say Your Number


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


  • Registered Users Posts: 13,118 ✭✭✭✭ whisky_galore


    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.


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,323 ✭✭✭ Blaaz_


    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


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,294 ✭✭✭ 0lddog


    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


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,191 ✭✭✭ RandomViewer


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


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,402 ✭✭✭ Buddy Bubs


    The 2 genders


  • Registered Users Posts: 14,279 ✭✭✭✭ odyssey06


    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.


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,423 ✭✭✭ Berties_Horse


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


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,039 ✭✭✭ archer22


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


  • Registered Users Posts: 11,040 ✭✭✭✭ Hello 2D Person Below


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


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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,868 ✭✭✭ Conall Cernach


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


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,191 ✭✭✭ RandomViewer


    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


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,191 ✭✭✭ RandomViewer


    People having inside loos


  • Registered Users Posts: 13,118 ✭✭✭✭ whisky_galore


    Would you marry a Protestant? Discuss.


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,191 ✭✭✭ RandomViewer


    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


  • Registered Users Posts: 21,447 ✭✭✭✭ Kermit.de.frog


    Would you marry a Protestant? Discuss.

    Would you? You'll be ex-communicated.


  • Registered Users Posts: 14,279 ✭✭✭✭ odyssey06


    Would you?

    Are you?


  • Registered Users Posts: 218 ✭✭ TheDativeCase


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


  • Moderators, Entertainment Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 8,551 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Say Your Number


    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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  • Registered Users Posts: 627 ✭✭✭ Burt Renaults


    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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