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Unread postby size8 » Thu Dec 2, 2010 1:20:44 pm

We need to invade and then take over Qatar. Once we own the country we can do what we want and move the WC22 to the states. We can make this happen, we have over 11 years.
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Unread postby WestcoastBrian » Thu Dec 2, 2010 1:21:02 pm

So how much would it cost to go to a World Cup? I need to start saving.
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Unread postby jbraaten » Thu Dec 2, 2010 1:23:54 pm

size8 wrote:We need to invade and then take over Qatar. Once we own the country we can do what we want and move the WC22 to the states. We can make this happen, we have over 11 years.


I like this idea... Since when did the most powerful country go to "bidding" to get what they want?
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Unread postby finnfan » Thu Dec 2, 2010 1:25:43 pm

WestcoastBrian wrote:
finnfan wrote:You are probably not serious about the commie thing...


:shocking:

Are you serious? You seriously think that communists have any say in anything in Russia. The country implements a far more "perfect" version of capitalism than the USA does, and the parties in power implement far more right wing policies than either party in the USA.
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Unread postby WestcoastBrian » Thu Dec 2, 2010 1:26:57 pm

no I wasn't serious
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Unread postby finnfan » Thu Dec 2, 2010 1:31:49 pm

WestcoastBrian wrote:no I wasn't serious

:jay:
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Unread postby SydneyFC_Wanderer » Thu Dec 2, 2010 2:03:27 pm

size8 wrote:We need to invade and then take over Qatar. Once we own the country we can do what we want and move the WC22 to the states. We can make this happen, we have over 11 years.


Qatar have aligned themselves with Iran in recent history, so, 'regime change' is not out of the question.
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Unread postby terrier » Thu Dec 2, 2010 2:14:46 pm

fox3r wrote:
FuzzyForeigner wrote:there is no way that propelling middle east teams vs the MLS will provide for greater development of the game worldwide. if that is the goal of FIFA.


I think he was saying that they will go buy more teams in Europe (or thats what I thought when I read his statement). And I agree that it won't really do shit for Middle East leagues because the really rich people pretty much live in Europe anyways so why would they want a team there who isn't really that good anyways.


Qatar is just a proxy for the Arab Mid-East (just happens to be one of the more stable and politically acceptable places - Saudi Arabia is a nonstarter) and yes, it's about getting oil money into the big leagues as well as into the pockets of connected construction/logistics/security contractors, etc. (kickback city).
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Unread postby terrier » Thu Dec 2, 2010 2:18:13 pm

SydneyFC_Wanderer wrote:
size8 wrote:We need to invade and then take over Qatar. Once we own the country we can do what we want and move the WC22 to the states. We can make this happen, we have over 11 years.


Qatar have aligned themselves with Iran in recent history, so, 'regime change' is not out of the question.


The US is already the military protector of Qatar. It's US CENTCOM HQ in the region. We don't have to invade when we're already there.
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Unread postby Wally Russito » Thu Dec 2, 2010 2:25:59 pm

In response to the "qatar is too small" one would think that some of the tournament will occur in UAE/Dubai as well. Id expect an announcement soon of some kind of a joint host.

Im still more concerned about the security. I will bet 1000 dollars that there will be casualties. :cry:
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Unread postby Ultra666 » Thu Dec 2, 2010 2:27:33 pm

Maybe the Yanrakynnot village will host a match in 2018.
We could fly to Anchorage and get one of those crab boats to take us over! :lol:
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Unread postby finnfan » Thu Dec 2, 2010 2:30:47 pm

Wally Russito wrote:In response to the "qatar is too small" one would think that some of the tournament will occur in UAE/Dubai as well. Id expect an announcement soon of some kind of a joint host.

I would be surprised if this was possible. But with FIFA I guess anything is.
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Unread postby Goonda » Thu Dec 2, 2010 2:47:10 pm

Ultra666 wrote:Maybe the Yanrakynnot village will host a match in 2018.
We could fly to Anchorage and get one of those crab boats to take us over! :lol:

Boats leave from Dutch Harbor, not Anchorage. Thats another 800 mile flight from Anchorage.
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Unread postby yoakster314 » Thu Dec 2, 2010 3:09:39 pm

terrier wrote:it's about getting oil money into the big leagues as well as into the pockets of connected construction/logistics/security contractors, etc. (kickback city).


Maybe in a 20 years we will see Kickback City vs Manchester City in the UEFA Championship!
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Unread postby SydneyFC_Wanderer » Thu Dec 2, 2010 3:23:24 pm

terrier wrote:
SydneyFC_Wanderer wrote:
size8 wrote:We need to invade and then take over Qatar. Once we own the country we can do what we want and move the WC22 to the states. We can make this happen, we have over 11 years.


Qatar have aligned themselves with Iran in recent history, so, 'regime change' is not out of the question.


The US is already the military protector of Qatar. It's US CENTCOM HQ in the region. We don't have to invade when we're already there.

now now, don't go muddying the waters with factoids!! :lol:
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