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Postby Shapley » Sat Apr 29, 2006 3:23 pm

I recall reading Ray Bradbury's The Anthem Sprinters, in which Irishment, who apparenlty share a universal dislike for their national anthem (according to the story) have created a unique pasttime stirred by that distaste.

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Postby Selma in Sandy Eggo » Sun Apr 30, 2006 5:38 am

I rather like it. Of course, I'm one of those terrifying sopranos. :roll:

OT can sing it, too. I've heard him. In fact, on one occasion, we trapped Bones between us for the anthem, and he survived! :D
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Postby jamiebk » Sun Apr 30, 2006 11:51 am

There was a day when I could sing the darned thing, but those "rockets red glare" really get me. When it's done well (and that ain't often), it can be rather inspiring...
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Postby BigJon@Work » Mon May 01, 2006 10:48 am

O'Canada is actually kinda fun to sing.
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Postby Shapley » Tue Jun 27, 2006 3:29 pm

Here. Try this:

U. S. Government Quiz
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Postby Selma in Sandy Eggo » Tue Jun 27, 2006 4:37 pm

I'm a little shaky on the Bill of Rights :oops: , and I don't know how to apply for citizenship. :oops: Good thing I never had to. :)
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Postby GreatCarouser » Tue Jun 27, 2006 4:47 pm

95%...wrong INS form...who'd have figured :?
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Postby BigJon@Work » Tue Jun 27, 2006 4:56 pm

100% INS form was the only one that worried me.
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Postby Catmando » Tue Jun 27, 2006 5:38 pm

I'm Canadian, so I didn't do very well, only got 55% :oops:
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Postby barfle » Wed Jun 28, 2006 7:43 am

I missed two, giving me 90%. I zoned on representatives, thought senators, and 14 is a trick question, as evidenced by the lengthy explanation.

Lucked out on the naturalization form, though.
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Postby Shapley » Wed Jun 28, 2006 8:14 am

Yeah, I lucked out on the Naturalization form, too. So I got 100%. I had to think a bit on the original thirteen. If I hadn't known Kentucky wasn't one of them I'd of been stumped. I had to use the process of elimination. New Zealand knocked one of the answers out right away. :D
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Postby shostakovich » Wed Jun 28, 2006 8:48 pm

I was on a roll till #20. I didn't think freedom of the press was specifically in the Constitution. But, what the Hell, neither does our president. I wonder how he would have done on the quiz.
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