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  • nunovlopes posted a message in the forum topic Do you like the United States?. on the Political Gamers board

    @korvus: you may not realize this but you just proved my point... it’s not just a limited view, it’s severely distorted by the stereotypes you just mentioned. Not to say that there isn’t some level of...

  • nunovlopes posted a message in the forum topic Do you like the United States?. on the Political Gamers board

    @korvus said:Would love to visit the country, wouldn't want to live there (pretty much the same with my home country, although for different reasons)In very general terms, I quite like Americans, but...

  • nunovlopes posted a message in the forum topic Do you like the United States?. on the Political Gamers board

    I'm 40+ years old. Lived my whole life in Portugal, with the exception of about a year living in a couple of other European countries. Relocated to the US a few years ago for work.I love the US. Absol...

  • nunovlopes posted a message in the forum topic Columbus day a thing of the past????. on the Political Gamers board

    @PurpleMan5000 said: @LJS9502_basic said: @PurpleMan5000 said: @Nuck81 said: Why is Columbus special?He's one of the men most responsible for why the world is as it is today.You know the land would h...

  • nunovlopes posted a message in the forum topic American Totalitarianism. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @chessmaster1989 said:@Stesilaus said: It makes for frightening and outrageous reading, but the phenomenon is nothing new. Dare to deny the Holocaust (or even just to question a detail of the Holocau...

  • nunovlopes posted a message in the forum topic Time going by too fast?. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    I'm almost 40, I can tell you years go by in the blink of an eye.It's like, so it's Christmas, next thing you know it's Easter, next thing you know it's Summer, next thing you know school starts, sud...

  • nunovlopes posted a message in the forum topic Gay marriage is constitutional 5-4. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @korvus said:@nunovlopes: Fair enough, how about a middle ground? If there's a vote on whether gay couples should be allowed do adopt we vote yes and we leave the decision on who to give the child to...

  • nunovlopes posted a message in the forum topic Gay marriage is constitutional 5-4. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @korvus said:@nunovlopes said: A man and a woman provide more diversity to a child than a same-sex couple ever will. I can see it with my own kids. For some things they want the dad, for others they ...

  • nunovlopes posted a message in the forum topic Gay marriage is constitutional 5-4. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @korvus: It's not prejudice or discrimination, I just believe it's better for the child. Like I said, there are no parent's rights in adoption, there is only the superior interest of the child.You say...

  • nunovlopes posted a message in the forum topic Gay marriage is constitutional 5-4. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @Buckhannah said:@nunovlopes said: Well, I'm not familiar with any study, but it's my opinion. All else being equal, I don't know why would a same-sex couple be selected to adopt a child, with hundre...

  • nunovlopes posted a message in the forum topic Gay marriage is constitutional 5-4. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @Buckhannah said:@nunovlopes said: Your example actually strengthens my case. Wouldn't your sister definitely prefer to have talked with your mother? That right there tells you that there are differe...

  • nunovlopes posted a message in the forum topic Gay marriage is constitutional 5-4. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @nunovlopes said:@korvus said: @nunovlopes: so what you're saying is that boys should be given to male gay couples and girls to female gay couples, right? =PNah, boys usually love their moms, and gi...

  • nunovlopes posted a message in the forum topic Gay marriage is constitutional 5-4. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @korvus said:@nunovlopes: And then there's a lot of women (like my mother) who refused to talk about that with my sister (she refused to talk about anything personal, intimate or sex related to eithe...

  • nunovlopes posted a message in the forum topic Gay marriage is constitutional 5-4. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @korvus said:@nunovlopes: Ok, hit me. What can a woman bring to the table on child raising that a man can't, or vice versa?If you don't understand the differences between man and woman...But here's o...

  • nunovlopes posted a message in the forum topic Gay marriage is constitutional 5-4. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @korvus said:@nunovlopes: If people are interviewed as people, the ones with best qualification to adopt a child should get a child first, their sex should be irrelevant. I am of the opinion that the...

  • nunovlopes posted a message in the forum topic Gay marriage is constitutional 5-4. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @korvus said:@nunovlopes: And why is a mother and a father automatically superior to 2 moms or 2 dads? Isn't it about WHO the people are, and not what's between their legs?Not automatically superior,...

  • nunovlopes posted a message in the forum topic Gay marriage is constitutional 5-4. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @Desmonic said:@lostrib: lolBut seriously, I do wish you guys better luck in the second important battle: Gay couples (married or otherwise) being able adopt kids. Not sure if that is already a thing...

  • nunovlopes posted a message in the forum topic World's 25 most livable cities: just one US city. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @Vatusus said:Lisbon? Really? Lisbon is awefull. My hometown has won way more "best city to live" awards in Portugal than LisbonWhere do you live?

  • nunovlopes posted a message in the forum topic World's 25 most livable cities: just one US city. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @BassMan said:@Stesilaus said: @korvus said: Yep, very true...living in Lisbon is a nightmare...I find it amusing that "safety" was one of the criteria used to rank the cities, and this is the pictur...

  • nunovlopes posted a message in the forum topic World's 25 most livable cities: just one US city. on the Off-Topic Discussion board

    @korvus said: Yep, very true...living in Lisbon is a nightmare...Why is it a nightmare? It's a beautiful city.