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ShartVader232 karma

I believe de-jiggled is the proper nomenclature.

ShartVader19 karma

I love the premise for Resurrection, but eventually people coming back from the dead is going to get old right? I mean at some point whatever's happening will need to be explained. Where do you see the series heading once it reaches that point in the hopefully distant future? Do you see this as a short 2 or 3 season show, or do you feel there's content enough to run long term? Also loved Dr. Foreman on House. You and Hugh Laurie were excellent together.

ShartVader13 karma

If you're still around taking questions - what camp were you in? My Oma was in Tjideng with one of my uncles. My Opa was else where with my other Uncle. He was down there working for Shell Oil. The only one left that was alive at the time is my Uncle who doesn't speak of it, though he was very young. Before my Oma passed she told us of their attempt to flee from the Japanese and credits their survival to many of the local people that worked for them in their house. Those people helped to smuggle food into the camps for them, otherwise they would have starved. After liberation the moved back home and lived in Haarlem, then Leiden where my Uncle still lives.

EDIT - Sorry. Somehow I skipped the portion where you listed your camps. My apologies.

ShartVader10 karma

I think the implication is (based on reading some other stuff around this) if they focus the conversation / legislation on raising the age to purchase tobacco because:

1) The industry already knows it's not effective anyhow - they believe most users start long before they're of age, so an age restriction is just being more strict in a law that's already ineffective.

2) If they 'play ball' and lobby for these types of restrictions they look like the good guys, people are happy with the politicians - while the back room deal is that e-cig legislation will be excluded from these regulations. e-cigs being where the money is these days (and also extremely popular with kids)

3) They also exclude restrictions on how they can market tobbaco - and the marketing is very effective and valuable apparently.

SO - TLDR: We'll pretend like we're supporting a law that will get tobacco out of kids hands in exchange for you not enacting legislation that will actually have an impact.

ShartVader9 karma

"Protests" or "Riots." Burning a convenience store is Rioting.