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Offline Cincinnatus

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Sir Bob Geldof: 'All humans will die before 2030'
« on: October 06, 2013, 02:43:01 PM »
Sir? When did that happen?

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The musician-turned-activist reckons the world will end in 2030 - leading to the extinction of humankind.

Sir Bob, 61, based his miserable prediction on the effects of climate change.

“The world can decide in a fit of madness to kill itself," he told a group of youngsters at a summit in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The former Boomtown Rats singer also warned "the next war will not be a World War One or a World War Two, it will be the end."

He added: "We may not get to 2030. We need to address the problem of climate change urgently."

Sir Bob is best-known for his attempts in helping to fight famine in Africa, staging Live Aid at Wembley Stadium in 1985.

He finished his speech by apologising for being "bloody miserable", but added: "just get on with it".


http://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/342876/Sir-Bob-Geldof-All-humans-will-die-before-2030

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Re: Sir Bob Geldof: 'All humans will die before 2030'
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2013, 02:45:48 PM »
It's an honorary knighthood. He should not be referred to as Sir in any public setting.
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Re: Sir Bob Geldof: 'All humans will die before 2030'
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2013, 02:55:44 PM »
It's an honorary knighthood. He should not be referred to as Sir in any public setting.

Why thank you for that bit of proper etiquette, EC. I shall refrain from calling his "Sir" in any public setting just as you say, though I have no idea what an "honorary knighthood" could possibly mean. Besides I have no idea how many opportunities I might have to do so in my remaining 17 (16 1/4?) years of life.
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Re: Sir Bob Geldof: 'All humans will die before 2030'
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2013, 03:00:07 PM »
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If Bob Geldof was a UK citizen, calling him Sir Bob would be perfectly acceptable. He isn't - he's Irish, so the KBE he was granted is a sign of royal favor but not binding.

If you were awarded a KBE, as a non native, you would be referred to as Cincinnatus, KBE, not Sir Cincinnatus.

I like these obscure protocol things  :laugh:
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Re: Sir Bob Geldof: 'All humans will die before 2030'
« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2013, 03:19:33 PM »
Dat be retarded, sur.... (Rachel Jantael)

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Re: Sir Bob Geldof: 'All humans will die before 2030'
« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2013, 03:55:29 PM »
From what I understand, we're good 'til 9595.  Well, if man is still alive and if woman can survive.  We could thrive.
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Re: Sir Bob Geldof: 'All humans will die before 2030'
« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2013, 04:42:13 PM »
2030, eh? I suppose it's not too early to start making plans for an "End of Humankind" party.

BTW- who (or what) is going to take our place?
I wonder when the lies will stop and truth begin, even as grim as the truth may be. And then I remember that for 70 years, the reign of terror in Russia called itself "the people's government." We have so far to fall, yet we are falling fast and Hell yawns to receive us.

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Re: Sir Bob Geldof: 'All humans will die before 2030'
« Reply #7 on: October 06, 2013, 06:04:14 PM »
Him first.......   :whistle:
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Re: Sir Bob Geldof: 'All humans will die before 2030'
« Reply #8 on: October 06, 2013, 06:29:38 PM »
The musician-turned-activist reckons the world will end in 2030 - leading to the extinction of humankind.





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Re: Sir Bob Geldof: 'All humans will die before 2030'
« Reply #9 on: October 06, 2013, 06:49:47 PM »
Sir Bob is best-known for his attempts in helping to fight famine in Africa, staging Live Aid at Wembley Stadium in 1985.


IIRC, "Live Aid" made the performers rich and didn't help the starving in Africa one little bit.

Methinks sir bob is a phony.
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Re: Sir Bob Geldof: 'All humans will die before 2030'
« Reply #10 on: October 06, 2013, 08:31:44 PM »
Methinks sir bob is a phony.

Your sentiments may be correct, MusicLady, but please do not refer to him by that title in public. I have it on good authority that is simply not proper.
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Re: Sir Bob Geldof: 'All humans will die before 2030'
« Reply #11 on: October 06, 2013, 09:47:53 PM »
Methinks sir bob is a phony.

Your sentiments may be correct, MusicLady, but please do not refer to him by that title in public. I have it on good authority that is simply not proper.

Without the capital S, the title means absolutely nothing.   ^-^
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