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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Ancient Mariner » Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:24 am

OL-leiren bestilte 1500 egg gjennom å oversette via Google Translate. Men det slo feil. 15.000 ble levert på døra. Vi ønsker lykke til og håper at de norske gullhåpene er glade – veldig glade – i egg: :D


http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-42978915
It will egg them on. We'll take every medal in that silly game now.
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby monchavo » Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:37 pm

I purchased a Norwegian jacket this evening. It is made by Bergans.

I usually buy Swiss jackets (my favoured brand is Mammut) but I love this colourway.

Per, do you have a view on Bergans jackets?
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Ancient Mariner » Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:38 am

I purchased a Norwegian jacket this evening. It is made by Bergans.

I usually buy Swiss jackets (my favoured brand is Mammut) but I love this colourway.

Per, do you have a view on Bergans jackets?
Am trotting around Lembongan Island these days, carrying my trusted Bergens ryggsekk. So does my wife. To bloody hot for the rest of our Bergens kits.
Most of our winter outdoor clothing is Bergens or HH, come to think of it, so is our tent and sleeping bags. Been using it for decades, well satisfied.
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Norwegian EGGceptionalism

Postby Rabbi O'Genius » Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:30 am

OL-leiren bestilte 1500 egg gjennom å oversette via Google Translate. Men det slo feil. 15.000 ble levert på døra. Vi ønsker lykke til og håper at de norske gullhåpene er glade – veldig glade – i egg: :D


http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-42978915
It will egg them on. We'll take ALMOST every medal in that silly game now.
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Fixed.
Eggceptional medal haul apparently.....
http://www.bbc.com/sport/winter-olympics/42981799
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Ancient Mariner » Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:42 am

Haven't been paying much attention. Slow wi-fi, if any, bloody hot, a few small Bintangs. You know.
Apparantly the egg did work. :mrgreen:
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Verbal » Mon Feb 26, 2018 7:48 pm

Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
NORWAY 14 14 11 39
Germany 14 10 7 31
Canada 11 8 10 29
United States 9 8 6 23
Netherlands 8 6 6 20
Republic of Korea 5 8 4 17
OAfR 2 6 9 17
Switzerland 5 6 4 15
France 5 4 6 15
Sweden 7 6 1 14
Austria 5 3 6 14
Japan 4 5 4 13
Italy 3 2 5 10
China 1 6 2 9
Czech Republic 2 2 3 7
Finland 1 1 4 6
Great Britain 1 0 4 5
Belarus 2 1 0 3
Slovakia 1 2 0 3
Australia 0 2 1 3
Poland 1 0 1 2
Slovenia 0 1 1 2
Spain 0 0 2 2
New Zealand 0 0 2 2
Ukraine 1 0 0 1
Skegness 0 0 0 0
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Ancient Mariner » Tue Feb 27, 2018 12:18 am

What? Tiny Canada beat the mighty USA. :shock:
I'll be damned.
No surprises from Skegness.
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Ancient Mariner » Wed Feb 28, 2018 12:53 am

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/01/ ... utm_medium

Some more detail on that report!!
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby monchavo » Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:04 am

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/01/ ... utm_medium

Some more detail on that report!!
Yup, I know, we're the greatest. :mrgreen:
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Ancient Mariner » Thu Mar 01, 2018 4:12 pm

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/01/ ... utm_medium

Some more detail on that report!!
Yup, I know, we're the greatest. :mrgreen:
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We're here. 8-)
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby monchavo » Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:45 pm

Skegness 0 0 0 0
Verbal, Have you ever been to Skegness?

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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Rabbi O'Genius » Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:02 pm

There has been a total national pride disaster!

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-43414145
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Not_Karl » Thu Mar 15, 2018 6:28 pm

There has been a total national pride disaster!

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-43414145
I blame it on Per being grumpy :P .
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Ancient Mariner » Fri Mar 16, 2018 7:10 pm

There has been a total national pride disaster!

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-43414145
I blame it on Per being grumpy :P .
I'm not grumpy, I am happy for those f***ing, boring, suicidal Finns.
Good riddance.
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Verbal » Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:22 pm

Verbal, Have you ever....
No.
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Verbal » Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:00 pm

Just release her, Per. You don't need the money.
Ransom demanded in suspected kidnapping of Norwegian businessman's wife
By Kara Fox and Henrik Pettersson, CNN

The wife of a prominent Norwegian businessman is missing in a suspected kidnapping, and her suspected captors have demanded a ransom for her return, police said Wednesday.

Anne-Elisabeth Hagen, 68, the wife of multimillionaire Tom Hagen, disappeared on the morning of October 31, according to authorities.

"We can confirm that there is a ransom, and that serious threats have been issued," Øystein Stavdal Paulsen, senior adviser of Norway's East Police District, told CNN.

"Regarding the ransom, we do not want to confirm what amount or in what form," Paulsen added.

At a press conference Wednesday, Chief Inspector Tommy Broeske told reporters that police had been working on the case for "several weeks" but had previously asked media not to report on Hagen's disappearance as it could possibly endanger her life.

Norwegian state broadcaster NRK reported that multiple messages were found inside the Hagens' home. The suspected kidnappers have demanded payment in the cryptocurrency Monero, according to NRK.

Police are advising the family not to pay the ransom, Reuters reported.

The Norwegian financial magazine Kapital ranks Tom Hagen, a real estate investor and power facilities owner, at 172 on the magazine's 400 richest people list. His estimated net worth is around 1.7 billion Norwegian krone (about $200 million), according to Kapital.

Anne-Elisabeth Hagen was a board member of her husband's holding company until September, according to NRK.
The couple live in Fjellhamar, a village about 20 kilometers (12.5 miles) northeast of Oslo, according to NRK. The couple married in 1979, and have three adult children, it said.
https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/09/europe/n ... index.html
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby monchavo » Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:37 pm

Just release her, Per. You don't need the money.
Ransom demanded in suspected kidnapping of Norwegian businessman's wife
By Kara Fox and Henrik Pettersson, CNN

The wife of a prominent Norwegian businessman is missing in a suspected kidnapping, and her suspected captors have demanded a ransom for her return, police said Wednesday.

Anne-Elisabeth Hagen, 68, the wife of multimillionaire Tom Hagen, disappeared on the morning of October 31, according to authorities.

"We can confirm that there is a ransom, and that serious threats have been issued," Øystein Stavdal Paulsen, senior adviser of Norway's East Police District, told CNN.

"Regarding the ransom, we do not want to confirm what amount or in what form," Paulsen added.

At a press conference Wednesday, Chief Inspector Tommy Broeske told reporters that police had been working on the case for "several weeks" but had previously asked media not to report on Hagen's disappearance as it could possibly endanger her life.

Norwegian state broadcaster NRK reported that multiple messages were found inside the Hagens' home. The suspected kidnappers have demanded payment in the cryptocurrency Monero, according to NRK.

Police are advising the family not to pay the ransom, Reuters reported.

The Norwegian financial magazine Kapital ranks Tom Hagen, a real estate investor and power facilities owner, at 172 on the magazine's 400 richest people list. His estimated net worth is around 1.7 billion Norwegian krone (about $200 million), according to Kapital.

Anne-Elisabeth Hagen was a board member of her husband's holding company until September, according to NRK.
The couple live in Fjellhamar, a village about 20 kilometers (12.5 miles) northeast of Oslo, according to NRK. The couple married in 1979, and have three adult children, it said.
https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/09/europe/n ... index.html
eeghh. Not so cool, the poor woman has been kidnapped for two months.

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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby Verbal » Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:34 am

eeghh. Not so cool, the poor woman has been kidnapped for two months.
Per needs to be a man and do the right thing.
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby AnMariner » Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:34 pm

eeghh. Not so cool, the poor woman has been kidnapped for two months.
Per needs to be a man and do the right thing.
Bah, she ran away with her lover, hubby closed bank account, hence "kidnapping".
Cynical? Moi?
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby monchavo » Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:07 pm

eeghh. Not so cool, the poor woman has been kidnapped for two months.
Per needs to be a man and do the right thing.
Bah, she ran away with her lover, hubby closed bank account, hence "kidnapping".
Cynical? Moi?
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Re: Norwegian exceptionalism

Postby AnMariner » Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:21 am

Either that, or the husband did it. Media having a great time reporting absolutely nothing.
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