Conversational Analysis of Chat Room Talk PHD thesis by  Dr. Terrell Neuage  University of South Australia National Library of Australia. Thesis full text availalbe from the University of South Australia library

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NOTE: this is a 'jumped-into-chat', where as the moderated chat in the left frame is controlled.

Comparison of a Moderated chat room (left frame) and an un-moderated chat (below).

This was copied for research from: http://www.afghanchat.com/chatroom.htm

 

 

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[ZtingRay] I be she's pissed

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[DEAN] EVERYONE HAS OPINIONS, BUT THE IGNORANCE IS DISGUSTING!

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[oliv] LARA-CANADIAN

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[MrAnderson] America loves Afghanistan.... Taliban is destroyed in- AFG....Afghans are free this week.....help is on the way

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[gina] I WANT EVERYONE TO RECOGNIZE US AS A CARING AND INTELLECTUAL - PEOPLE LIKE OUR GREAT LEADER AHMAD SHAH MASOOD

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[FRANKY] JUST GOT A PHONE CALL FROM A PAKSITANI TRAPPED IN AFGHANISTAN- SINCE THE BORDERS WERE CLOSED HE WAS TRYING TO REACH HIS BROTHER IN LA- AND 411 GAVE THEM MY CELL PH NUMBER

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[afraid] who gina, me?

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[lara] yep

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[E] this looks like ne other chat room........

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[fRANKIE] fuck you gina

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[FRANKY] ANYHOW

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[DEAN] INTERESTING, FRANKY

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[ZtingRay] Dude... you need a serious anal probe

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[FRANKY] HEY DEAN HAVE U SEEN SPACEMAN

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[afraid] so much anger

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[fRANKIE] i alreaey have one

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[FRANKY] IM GUESSING SPACEMAN IS FRANKIE

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[fRANKIE] gina i s a stupid butch

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>> amie has left channel #AfghanChatroom.

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>> ME has left channel #AfghanChatroom.

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[DEAN] NO, HAVENT TONIGHT

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[FRANKY] MY FAGOT FRIEND

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[ZtingRay] Butch

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[texasrose_28_99] I THINK THE USA NEEDS TO BE ALOT MORE CAREFUL ABOUT

- WHO THEY LET IN TO THE USA.

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[MrAnderson] US deeply regrets the death & reverences the loss of the

- great Lion of Panjshir....

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[ZtingRay] what a dumb ass

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[fRANKIE] excuse me i meant to say butch bitch

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[ZtingRay] cant spell

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[ZtingRay] butch

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[ZtingRay] hahaahaha

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>> amie has joined channel #AfghanChatroom.

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[FRANKY] ANYWAYS

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[jacqueshipo] FRANKY HIJO DE PUTA

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>> Maine has joined channel #AfghanChatroom.

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[E] good point texasrose

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[ZtingRay] Hhaahaa yea

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[fRANKIE] asshole ztingray (who can't spell himself

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[afraid] Why so much anger, frankie

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[ZtingRay] PUTY

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[ZtingRay] PUTA

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[MrAnderson] Masood's wish for equality for AFG men & women will soon

- come to pass.....

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[ZtingRay] whatever

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[FRANKY] ME ? I HAVE NO ANGER

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[gina] I WISH HE WERE ALIVE TO WITNESS THE FRUITS OF HIS LABOR

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>> 111 has joined channel #AfghanChatroom.

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[fRANKIE] ztingray is an asshole of assholes

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[FRANKY] MR ANDERSON I CAN ONLY HOP SO

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[FRANKY] HOPE*

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[gina] MR A. WHERE R U FROM?

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[ZtingRay] yea

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[MrAnderson] gina: Texas, USA

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[ZtingRay] ok

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[ZtingRay] and

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[ZtingRay] your point is

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[ZtingRay] ...

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[ZtingRay] .

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[ZtingRay] .

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[ZtingRay] .

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[ZtingRay] You suck

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[AmericanExpress.] WHAT AFGHANISTAN NEEDS IS A DEMOCRATIC GOVERNMENT

- ELECTED BY ALL THE PEOPLE.

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[ZtingRay] GOD BLESS THE USA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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[E] ooooooooooooohhhh

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[fRANKIE] my point is that YOU a serious makor ASShle

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[texasrose_28_99] MAYBE WITH ALL OF THIS THE US OF A WILL LEARN ABOUT - SO MANY PEOPLE FROM OTHER COUNTRIES COMING AND ACTUALLY INVADING OUT - BEATUTIFUL NATION.

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>> samer has left channel #AfghanChatroom.

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>> phphacker has joined channel #AfghanChatroom.

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[ZtingRay] I am a makor asshle

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[ZtingRay] why do you say that?

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[MrAnderson] 2-3 more nites bombing & what's left of Taliban will be

- hiding in mountain for winter...Spring they can come out to meet their

- new govt waiting to arrest them

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[FRANKY] AMX THE PAST TYPE OF GOV UNDER THE KING WOULD SUFFICE

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[jacqueshipo] FRANKY LASTIMA QUE NO ESTUVISTES EN LAS TORRES

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[ZtingRay] You hurt my feelings

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[gina] we welcome Democracy

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[ZtingRay] Thats cool!

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[FRANKY] SINCE IT WAS A CONSTITUTIONAL MONARCHY WITH PARLIMENT AND A

- PRIME MINISTER

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[gina] that is what we have been fighting for all along

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[lara] does anyone know if only training camps were targeted? Or were

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- civilians hit?

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[afraid] so what can we do?

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[ZtingRay] YOu need a republic!

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[fRANKIE] because you and texas asshole rose eat fried donkey dicks

- (excuse me... pig dicks) on rye bread.... together

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[oliv] WHI AMERICANS JUST BE YOUR COUTRY,NO INVADER ANOTHERS COUNTRYS

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[texasrose_28_99] THESE OUTSIDERS NEED TO STAY IN THERE OWN COUNTRY

- AND MAKE IT THERE WAY OF LIKING AND STOP RUNNING AWAY.......

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[fRANKIE] fuck you oliv

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[MrAnderson] lara: civilian death count is not in.. & will be

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- non-verifiable.....reports say several at this time

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>> E has left channel #AfghanChatroom.

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[afraid] cool it frankie. Your anger is excessive

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[FRANKY] ZTING RAY WHY IS GB A MONARCHY STILL? MAYBE CAUSE THATS WHAT

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- THEIR PEOPLE ARE READY OR REQUIRE

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[fRANKIE] fuck you texas rose. you need to be sent back to

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- afghanistan, where they make your type behave

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[ZtingRay] If those bastard terrorists would stay in their own damn

- country... .that would be great

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[AmericanExpress.] I DON'T CARE WHAT TYPE OF GOVERNMENT THEY SELECT

- BUT IT NEEDS TO BE SELECTED BY THE MAJORITY OF ALL THE PEOPLE.

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[gina] no civilians were targeted but in war nothing is inevitable

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[FRANKY] AMX I AGREE

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[MrAnderson] oliv: US is not invading any country....we are guests of

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- the recognized govt of AFG

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[oliv] FRANKIE-YOU A LOSER

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[gina] i am 28 years old

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[111] what are they doing,who the americans

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[fRANKIE] fuck you and the horse you rode in on and the horse's momma

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[FRANKY] FRANKIE = SPACEMAN

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[texasrose_28_99] FRANKIE U BELONG IN AFGHANISTAN

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>> kbj642001 has joined channel #AfghanChatroom.

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[jacqueshipo] FRANKY SOS UN YANKEE HIJO DE PUTAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

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[afraid] frankie, what is wrong with you

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[MrAnderson] hopefully Zahir Shah will help to bring all AFG tribes

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- together in peace & establish fair governing body

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[ZtingRay] Si

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[FRANKY] I CAN RECOGNIZE HIS MORONIC SPEAKING WAYS ANYWHERE

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[ZtingRay] El es

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[fRANKIE] you are so low you have to have an umbrella to keep the ants

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- from peeing on you

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[MrAnderson] texasrose: are U in Texas?

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[afraid] gina, where are youu

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[ZtingRay] WOWWWWWWWWWWWWW

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[oliv] HEI FRANK YOU AFRAID MAN

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[texasrose_28_99] YES

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[AmericanExpress.] ALL OF THE ETHNIC GROUPS IN AFGHANISTAN NEED TO

- LEARN TO WORK TOGETHER. THEN AND ONLY THEN WILL THEY RID THEMSELVES OF

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- OUTSIDE INFLUENCE.

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[fRANKIE] Mr Anderson,,, get real asshole

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[ZtingRay] No you don't

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[Spaceman] you should bow down to me, prik

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[ZtingRay] FAG

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>> aronwali has joined channel #AfghanChatroom.

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[ZtingRay] HOMO

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[FRANKY] DO U KNOW THEM REALLY WELL SPACEMAN?

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>> bob has joined channel #AfghanChatroom.

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[FRANKY] LIKE ON A PERSONAL LEVEL

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[afraid] Whos infidels, anyone who doesnt believe like you?

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[BALEE] KEEP MAKING STORIES HANDSOME BADQAWARA

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[FRANKY] SINCE U KNOW HOW THEY CANT REPRODUCE

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>> DannyWL7 has left channel #AfghanChatroom.

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>> texasrose_28_99 has left channel #AfghanChatroom.

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[FRANKY] THIS MUST BE 1ST HAND KNOWLEDGE

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[FRANKY] BASED ON UR OWN EXPERIENCE

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[Spaceman] you ognorant LOW IQ peepz

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[gina] FRANKY-PLEASE, PLEASE DO NOT GIVE THEM THE DIGNITY OF

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- AKNOWLEDGEMANT

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[FRANKY] YEA IM OGNORANT

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[FRANKY] HAHAH

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[gina] AKNOWLEDGEMENT

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[FRANKY] IM OGNARANT PPL

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[ZtingRay] I have your low IQ PEEP right HERe

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[FRANKY] HEY EVERYONE IM A OGNARANT PRIK

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[Spaceman] could not make three right turns if you wanted to

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[ZtingRay] HAHhaa

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[FRANKY] AND U CANT SPELL WORTH SHIT IF U WANTED TO

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[Spaceman] Franky...you ARE ignorant...you doubt it?

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>> KUSSFROOSH has joined channel #AfghanChatroom.

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[gina] FRANKY-PLEASE, PLEASE DO NOT GIVE THEM THE DIGNITY OF

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- AKNOWLEDGEMENT

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[Spaceman] look at you stupid self

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[AmericanExpress.] FRANKY JUST PUT THEM ON IGNORE.

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[Spaceman] prik

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[KUSSFROOSH] Type HERE

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[MrAnderson] afraid: yes, all unbelievers of Islam are "infidels

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[FRANKY] OK SORRY

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[ZtingRay] SUCK OFF spaceshit

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[afraid] Gina, I can only make sense of you

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[ZtingRay] Spacefag

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[KUSSFROOSH] HI KUSS

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[Spaceman] fuk u ZR

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[MrAnderson] afraid: did u get all of that?

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[FRANKY] NO TO MUSLIM ALL UNBELIEVERS OF ISLAM ARE PEOPLE OF THE BOOK

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[Spaceman] go out ant take a nuke up your ass

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[ZtingRay] Oh.... fuk u

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[gina] ASK ANYTHING U WANT AFRAID

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[Spaceman] Fuk r

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[ZtingRay] Space man

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[FRANKY] THE PREVIOUS BOOKS OF GOD, THE TORAH AND THE BIBLE

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[ZtingRay] spae

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[ZtingRay] space

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[ZtingRay] space

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[Spaceman] ful u AR

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[ZtingRay] space

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[afraid] Not reall, Mr anderson, to fast for me.

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[ZtingRay] spacedumbass

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[gina] AND WE APPRECIATE YOU INQUIRING AS OPPOSED TO ASSUMING

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[Spaceman] u r a prik

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>> lara has left channel #AfghanChatroom.

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[ZtingRay] ok

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[FRANKY] WE RECOGNIZE THE PREVIOUS MESSAGES

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[ZtingRay] space

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[ZtingRay] spae

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[Spaceman] i read ya'll like a boring book

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[ZtingRay] space

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[ZtingRay] space

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[gina] FRANKY!!!!

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[ZtingRay] space

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[KUSSFROOSH] I DO KUSS BUSNESS

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[MrAnderson] afraid: u understand what Taliban is?

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[Spaceman] fuk u AR

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[ZtingRay] space

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[FRANKY] YES GINA?

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[ZtingRay] spaceley

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[Spaceman] u 2 Z

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[KUSSFROOSH] I LOVE PUSSY BUSENESS

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[gina] STOP TALKING TO THEM.

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[gina] PLEASE

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[FRANKY] THEM?

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[gina] THOSE IGNORANT FOOLS

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[FRANKY] SAFIAD POSTARA

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[ZtingRay] My name is Spaceman... and I am very cool!!!!

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[Spaceman] do ANY of you fellas like pussy?

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[FRANKY] ?

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[MrAnderson] click ignore on the ignorant fools

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[ZtingRay] Yea,, bend over and let me fuck you

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[gina] NEVER MIND

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[Spaceman] or are your GF's so UGLY

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[AmericanExpress.] FRANKY WHERE ARE YOU FROM?

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[FRANKY] UM OK GINA

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[KUSSFROOSH] SHAMEELA DO U WANT TO SELL UR KUSS TO ME

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[FRANKY] LOL

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[FRANKY] U LOST ME THERE

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[afraid] A religious govt of AFG, but not understanding what it is

- outside that boundary

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[Spaceman] that you HAVE to cover their faces

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[7] IS ANYBODY KNOW IF SADAM HUSAIN GONNA HEL USAMA BEN LADEN...!!!!

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[gina] NO THE PEOPLE WHO ARE SPEAKING ON LEVELS MUCH LOWER THAN YOURS

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[FRANKY] AMX IM IN CALI

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[ZtingRay] I am Spacedud

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[FRANKY] AND IM AFG-AMERICAN, BORN HERE IN THE US

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[FRANKY] URSELF?

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[ZtingRay] SPacegay

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[gina] HEY ME TOO, WHERE ABOUTS?

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>> Qalbe_Siah has joined channel #AfghanChatroom.

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[MrAnderson] afraid: Taliban is plural for student.....it is anywhere

- in Islam...ok?

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[KUSSFROOSH] BALEE DO U HAVE KUSS OR DICK IF U HAVE KUSS I WANT TO

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- BUY UR KUSS TOO BALEE

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>> thtyfgdf has joined channel #AfghanChatroom.

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>> jalan1006 has left channel #AfghanChatroom.

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>> mariam has left channel #AfghanChatroom.

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[FRANKY] GINA BAY AREA AND U?

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[gina] SAN DIEGO

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>> mateen has left channel #AfghanChatroom.

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>> aronwali has left channel #AfghanChatroom.

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[ZtingRay] GOD BLESS THE USA

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[AmericanExpress.] I AM 7TH GENERATION AMERICAN IN NY.

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[FRANKY] COOL

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[Spaceman] yes u r Z

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[Spaceman] a REAL dud

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[Spaceman] in the REAL world

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[Spaceman] the 21st century one

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[Spaceman] Fuk the 6th century

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[Qalbe_Siah] salaam

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[gina] I USED TO LIVE IN FREMONT THOUGH

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[Spaceman] you infidels

>> nawar has joined channel #AfghanChatroom.

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[FRANKY] I WAS IN SD BACK IN MARCH

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[afraid] by the way, Im 62 and a physicist

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[gina] I WENT TO MISSION SAN JOSE!

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[ZtingRay] GOD BLESS USA

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[KUSSFROOSH] FUCK KUSS