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Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby Bongalong » 13 Aug 2019, 15:22

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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby greggerypeccary » 14 Aug 2019, 07:33

This isn't going to end well.

China is labeling the protesters as 'terrorists'.

It's only a matter of time before the next Tienanmen Square.

Will anyone step in to prevent it?
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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby hatty » 14 Aug 2019, 12:07

greggerypeccary wrote:This isn't going to end well.

China is labeling the protesters as 'terrorists'.

It's only a matter of time before the next Tienanmen Square.

Will anyone step in to prevent it?


it's worrying to say the least.

I don't think any force or country would have the stones.
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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby Bongalong » 14 Aug 2019, 12:14

hatty wrote:
greggerypeccary wrote:This isn't going to end well.

China is labeling the protesters as 'terrorists'.

It's only a matter of time before the next Tienanmen Square.

Will anyone step in to prevent it?


it's worrying to say the least.

I don't think any force or country would have the stones.

Lol, what would the fictional country of the great Hatty do? :rofl
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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby greggerypeccary » 14 Aug 2019, 12:18

Bongalong wrote:
hatty wrote:
greggerypeccary wrote:This isn't going to end well.

China is labeling the protesters as 'terrorists'.

It's only a matter of time before the next Tienanmen Square.

Will anyone step in to prevent it?


it's worrying to say the least.

I don't think any force or country would have the stones.

Lol, what would the fictional country of the great Hatty do? :rofl


Send in the world's greatest political negotiator - Donald Trump.
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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby hatty » 14 Aug 2019, 12:21

Bongalong wrote:
hatty wrote:
greggerypeccary wrote:This isn't going to end well.

China is labeling the protesters as 'terrorists'.

It's only a matter of time before the next Tienanmen Square.

Will anyone step in to prevent it?


it's worrying to say the least.

I don't think any force or country would have the stones.

Lol, what would the fictional country of the great Hatty do? :rofl


glad you find this funny drah

why don't you give me an example of what anyone (short of letting off nukes) are going to do to not get squished like a bug by china's military.

like your beloved protectors of the world give a fuck..... and why would they?
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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby Bongalong » 14 Aug 2019, 12:22

greggerypeccary wrote:
Bongalong wrote:
hatty wrote:
greggerypeccary wrote:This isn't going to end well.

China is labeling the protesters as 'terrorists'.

It's only a matter of time before the next Tienanmen Square.

Will anyone step in to prevent it?


it's worrying to say the least.

I don't think any force or country would have the stones.

Lol, what would the fictional country of the great Hatty do? :rofl


Send in the world's greatest political negotiator - Donald Trump.

Why would he do that for Hattys fictional country?
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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby Bongalong » 14 Aug 2019, 12:24

hatty wrote:
Bongalong wrote:
hatty wrote:
greggerypeccary wrote:This isn't going to end well.

China is labeling the protesters as 'terrorists'.

It's only a matter of time before the next Tienanmen Square.

Will anyone step in to prevent it?


it's worrying to say the least.

I don't think any force or country would have the stones.

Lol, what would the fictional country of the great Hatty do? :rofl


glad you find this funny drah

why don't you give me an example of what anyone (short of letting off nukes) are going to do to not get squished like a bug by china's military.

like your beloved protectors of the world give a fuck..... and why would they?

Why don't you make me via a glass to the face idiot?
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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby hatty » 14 Aug 2019, 13:21

Bongalong wrote:
hatty wrote:
Bongalong wrote:
hatty wrote:
greggerypeccary wrote:This isn't going to end well.

China is labeling the protesters as 'terrorists'.

It's only a matter of time before the next Tienanmen Square.

Will anyone step in to prevent it?


it's worrying to say the least.

I don't think any force or country would have the stones.

Lol, what would the fictional country of the great Hatty do? :rofl


glad you find this funny drah

why don't you give me an example of what anyone (short of letting off nukes) are going to do to not get squished like a bug by china's military.

like your beloved protectors of the world give a fuck..... and why would they?

Why don't you make me via a glass to the face idiot?


now why would i want to go and do something stupid like that..... violence is what stupid people do
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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby Bongalong » 14 Aug 2019, 13:43

Lol, Hatty is the culturally superior example to everyone :bike
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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby hatty » 14 Aug 2019, 13:47

Bongalong wrote:Lol, Hatty is the culturally superior example to everyone :bike


aww thanks drah :beer
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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby Bongalong » 14 Aug 2019, 13:50

hatty wrote:
Bongalong wrote:Lol, Hatty is the culturally superior example to everyone :bike


aww thanks drah :beer

Yin Yang eh? :bike
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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby hatty » 14 Aug 2019, 14:04

Bongalong wrote:
hatty wrote:
Bongalong wrote:Lol, Hatty is the culturally superior example to everyone :bike


aww thanks drah :beer

Yin Yang eh? :bike


It would seem so
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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby Bongalong » 14 Aug 2019, 14:16

hatty wrote:
Bongalong wrote:
hatty wrote:
Bongalong wrote:Lol, Hatty is the culturally superior example to everyone :bike


aww thanks drah :beer

Yin Yang eh? :bike


It would seem so

You're a fn loser mayte :Hi
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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby hatty » 14 Aug 2019, 15:23

Bongalong wrote:
hatty wrote:
Bongalong wrote:
hatty wrote:
Bongalong wrote:Lol, Hatty is the culturally superior example to everyone :bike


aww thanks drah :beer

Yin Yang eh? :bike


It would seem so

You're a fn loser mayte :Hi


so i'm often told by you

now back to the serious state of affairs unfolding in Hong Kong
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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby johnsmith » 14 Aug 2019, 16:17

greggerypeccary wrote:It's only a matter of time before the next Tienanmen Square.


i have my doubts. The Chinese are much more wary of international opinion than they were 20 yrs ago. There economy is also not as strong as they like to claim, so any economic repercussions by the international community will have huge impacts which they will want to avoid.

I'm not claiming they won't get heavy handed. But it won't be anything like Tienanmen square.
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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby DonDeeHippy » 14 Aug 2019, 16:29

johnsmith wrote:
greggerypeccary wrote:It's only a matter of time before the next Tienanmen Square.


i have my doubts. The Chinese are much more wary of international opinion than they were 20 yrs ago. There economy is also not as strong as they like to claim, so any economic repercussions by the international community will have huge impacts which they will want to avoid.

I'm not claiming they won't get heavy handed. But it won't be anything like Tienanmen square.

let it just die out from it's own momentum then clean up the mess when the world isn't watching, China is known for it's patience... :purple
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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby johnsmith » 14 Aug 2019, 16:47

DonDeeHippy wrote:China is known for it's patience... :purple


I've no doubt many of those protesters will get arrested for various reasons over the next year. I just don't see them sending in the troops.
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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby Bongalong » 14 Aug 2019, 18:15

johnsmith wrote:
greggerypeccary wrote:It's only a matter of time before the next Tienanmen Square.


i have my doubts. The Chinese are much more wary of international opinion than they were 20 yrs ago. There economy is also not as strong as they like to claim, so any economic repercussions by the international community will have huge impacts which they will want to avoid.

I'm not claiming they won't get heavy handed. But it won't be anything like Tienanmen square.

The crims are giving Beijing an excuse to bring tanks to in....
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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby Bongalong » 14 Aug 2019, 18:17

johnsmith wrote:
DonDeeHippy wrote:China is known for it's patience... :purple


I've no doubt many of those protesters will get arrested for various reasons over the next year. I just don't see them sending in the troops.

You can't imagine tanks at the airport?
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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby greggerypeccary » 15 Aug 2019, 07:14

johnsmith wrote:
greggerypeccary wrote:It's only a matter of time before the next Tienanmen Square.


i have my doubts. The Chinese are much more wary of international opinion than they were 20 yrs ago. There economy is also not as strong as they like to claim, so any economic repercussions by the international community will have huge impacts which they will want to avoid.

I'm not claiming they won't get heavy handed. But it won't be anything like Tienanmen square.


I reckon it could be worse.

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-08-15/satellite-photos-chinese-armoured-vehicles-shenzhen-hong-kong/11415740

"Satellite photos show what appear to be Chinese armoured vehicles parked in a sports complex in the city of Shenzhen, bordering Hong Kong, in what some have interpreted as a threat from Beijing to use increased force against protesters.

"The pictures appear to show more than 100 vehicles sitting in and around the soccer stadium at the Shenzhen Bay Sports Centre, just north of the Asian financial hub that has been rocked by more than two months of near-daily street demonstrations."
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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby pinkeye » 15 Aug 2019, 23:50

now we are told this was a planned exercise.. not a knee-jerk reaction.

Um.. a happy coincidence for China yeah? Lots of people left the airport.. lots apologised for the disruption....

I don't think China will do much.. if these protests continue... they have nothing to lose by waiting them out, and everything to gain.
The people WILL flag in time, and the Chinese Government will be the winners for their restraint.! But it is the long view that matters to China. Soft now...

( I hope this is so, on one hand. On the other hand, they win, because the rats will leave the sinking ship, and China will only gain)

Hong Kong will become wholly bound to mainland China.

China is in a no lose situation. There may be lots of drama and trauma, but the end..? Not in doubt.
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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby HBS Guy » 16 Aug 2019, 16:44

If Hong Kong is made just like mainland China then China will lose a huge part of its economy, HK really does matter that much. Plus losing your best people is never good for a country. If China does get all heavy handed and violent then any HK refugee/AS that makes it here should be given part of the farmland the Chinese have bought.
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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby pinkeye » 16 Aug 2019, 22:38

Dream on HBS Guy.

It's not looking good. Umm, because the people of Hong Kong really fear China. Rightly so, from their perspective.! (or from any perspective for that matter)

They don't see themselves as part of China, but as some sort of.. I'm not sure... separate territory..??
No.. not in Law anyway.
The agreement between China and the UK is no new thing. This changeover was always going to happen.

I think the protesters will back down. They will realise, because they are NOT stupid or criminal, that they NOW? cannot win … and they must accept their fate.. or run.

Not saying this will stop overnight, not at all. But, if China holds off from any overt actions, the protesters must flag eventually.
This has always been the way of the ... umm basically authoritarian fascist regimes...
In the past it was able to be hidden .. not so much now ...

China has perfected the .. indescribable.
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Re: Hong Kong Protesters want tanks at the airport!

Postby pinkeye » 16 Aug 2019, 22:42

HBS Guy wrote:If Hong Kong is made just like mainland China then China will lose a huge part of its economy, HK really does matter that much. Plus losing your best people is never good for a country. If China does get all heavy handed and violent then any HK refugee/AS that makes it here should be given part of the farmland the Chinese have bought.


How do you figure that out.? You what..? think the world's economic players will come to HK's defence.? How.?

I watch with interest.
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