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Which is the Onion and which is not?

Postby Absolutely Adequate » Sat Jul 14, 2007 3:26 am

Here's the idea. I'll give you quotes. One will be a real news story. One will be from the Onion. Which is which?

A wrote:“When the decision was made to liberate Iraq, I was going on what my advisers were telling me and what everyone has said for nearly a century—that the U.S. military is the best in the world,” Bush said. “But if that were the case, and we did have the most powerful army, navy, marines, and air force on the globe, we would be winning, right?”


B wrote:"Well, I asked that question, “Do you need more?” to General Tommy Franks.

In the first phase of this operation, General Franks, you know, was obviously in charge.

And during our discussions in the run-up to the decision to remove Saddam Hussein after he ignored the Security Council resolutions, my primary question to General Franks was: Do you have what it takes to succeed? And do you have what it takes to succeed after you succeed in removing Saddam Hussein?

And his answer was yes."
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Re: Which is the Onion and which is not?

Postby Jimboozie » Sat Jul 14, 2007 3:43 am

A is the Onion, me thinky. 8-o
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Re: Which is the Onion and which is not?

Postby teddy ballgame » Sat Jul 14, 2007 10:04 am

Seem pretty obvious that it's A, to me.
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Re: Which is the Onion and which is not?

Postby sportsfan1433 » Sat Jul 14, 2007 11:28 am

Id have to say A
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Re: Which is the Onion and which is not?

Postby Snakes Gould » Sat Jul 14, 2007 1:36 pm

maybe im missing something but i dont even see anything in B that makes me even think its not real/far fetched.
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Re: Which is the Onion and which is not?

Postby smoovethug » Sat Jul 14, 2007 4:26 pm

Seems almost too obvious that B is the real news story so I'm going to say B is the onion. I sure hope I'm wrong though. :-°
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Re: Which is the Onion and which is not?

Postby theclefe » Sat Jul 14, 2007 5:37 pm

A. Same style as an onion article, or at least closer than B.
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