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Should we invade france??

Old 30th Sep 2005, 20:40
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Should we invade france??

Look at the pro's on this..

*Would cost next to nothing as they are so close anyway.

*Would not be difficult as their proven track record shows.

*We would then own Sangatte so all the asylum-seekers there would already be on UK territory and wouldnt feel the need to flood the streets of London etc.

*Would be good practice for our forces anyway.

*The women there are being oppressed into believing that hairy armpits are the norm.

*They have been 'asking for it' for ages.

Cant think of any cons.

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Old 30th Sep 2005, 20:44
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Well, judging by past perfoprmance, you chaps might have a problem finding your way across the channel (= navigating) , despite the tunnel dug by the French, despite the lure of cheap booze. Hop on a charter (shell suit, can of lager, duty free and all) and get yourselves to Ibiza is more your style........
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Old 30th Sep 2005, 20:47
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We already own Ibiza..5 months of the year!
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Old 30th Sep 2005, 20:49
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I thought we were already taking over France.....

......By buying up all the properties over here one at a time.....
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Old 30th Sep 2005, 20:59
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I plan a short-term invasion in two weeks' time.

Why is France the most favoured holiday destination in Europe?

Apart from the beaches, the mountains, the food, the wine, the cities, the towns, the food, the wine, the civilised and friendly people, the food, the wine, the coastline, the history, the food, the wine, the lovely people........

I just can't work it out at all.
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Old 30th Sep 2005, 20:59
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How many men does it take to defend Paris ?
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Old 30th Sep 2005, 21:00
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Some very interesting points,

1. France is very close to the UK but all of our troops are 4000 miles away on a beach near an oil rig.

2. Agree.

3. Agree.

4. Agree. Last time they practised on Gib they got the wrong country. France might be bigger and easier.

5. Not sure. UK birds think exposed fat bellys, tats and pierced everything is OK. Give me a French Lady anytime:-).

6. Yes they have. If you had Chirac you would to.

Viva la dif......
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Old 30th Sep 2005, 21:00
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>How many men does it take to defend Paris ?


Dunno - it's never been done . . .
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Old 30th Sep 2005, 22:46
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The French are crapping themselves as they've been rumbled - the farming subsidies will end, maybe not immediately, but in the near future - and not necessarily be forced by the UK.

I for one am going to enjoy watching them get slowly screwed as the rest of Europe (and the world) leaves them for dust.

We don't need to invade them - just turn off the tap.
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Old 30th Sep 2005, 22:53
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I thought we already invaded France back in 1944, however, history does have a habit of repeating itself. Gee, maybe we could bomb them with disposable razors?
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Old 1st Oct 2005, 02:16
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Actually, they already invaded us, in 1066.

quite succesfully too.
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Old 1st Oct 2005, 02:23
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only if we an exterminate all of the male ones and just keep those long, thin, fit and pretty madammes with the rear portion presented to you in a standing position - I'm all for it lads !
Old 1st Oct 2005, 02:24
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Well, that was 951 years ago.

Suggest we go in and liberate all the wine, cheese and truffles available. Shouldn't take more than than eight hours.
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Old 1st Oct 2005, 15:13
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We've saved their miserable country on two occasions from invasion, and they're still not grateful for it. I say we should have stayed in France after WWII like the USSR did in Eastern Europe and taken it over then. But then again it's not really worth taking over - I've been all over France and Europe over the past few years and I still can't understand why British people are so keen to move out there. Still I'm not complaining - relieves overcrowding in England a little bit.

By the way I'm not that keen on France.
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Old 1st Oct 2005, 15:39
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Has anyone told Mr Blair that France has WMD's. It worked last time.


ps. Is WMD's correct, or should it be W'sMD?
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Old 1st Oct 2005, 16:47
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Lets be correct about 1066 - we were invaded by Normans (which is an evolution of Norseman - from whence they came - they were pre-Viking Vikings).

They invaded France then England (its a bit more complicated by that but that'll do).

The French were subdued by the Normans - we were not invaded by the bog-standard French. We were conquored by their masters.

To be fair the Normans conquored just about everywhere - they even made a fist of the Crusades whilst everybody else made a pigs ear of it.
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Old 1st Oct 2005, 16:48
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Not a good idea; the last time anyone invaded France, a big chunk of the population collaborated (though they don`t like to be reminded).....I`m not sure their friendship on those terms would be a nice thing....and the rest would fight back in a particularly sneaky and underhand way. Leave `em alone I say; their indifference towards us is quite bearable.
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Old 1st Oct 2005, 17:08
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Either WMDs or WsMD, Captain. No apostrophe unless you want to make it a possessive...
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Old 1st Oct 2005, 17:10
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peace and love
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Old 1st Oct 2005, 17:56
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I strongly recommend an invasion.

But first we need perhaps ten years of intelligence data from our operatives living in France on very generous budgets.

I submit that I would be the ideal such operaitive. When do I start? Oh, and I get to choose my own locale to gather information.

Please send PM with instructions and bank account number.

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