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100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolutions(s)

Discussion in 'theory, philosophy & history' started by not-bono-ever, Jan 31, 2017.

  1. Bloody hell. I remember it like it was yesterday.

    Surprised no one posted this up.

    A thread for Russian revolution based anecdotes and bantz
     
  2. DaveCinzano

    DaveCinzano WATCH OUT, GEORGE, HE'S GOT A SCREWDRIVER!

    Sorry, I was held up on the Zürich-Sassnitz express
     
  3. seventh bullet

    seventh bullet red mullet

    Remember it's the big day on the 7th November.
     
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  4. April at the Finland station- so many significant dates popping up this year
     
  5. The39thStep

    The39thStep Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbour?

    Cue a full Autumn schedule of public meetings on lessons that can be learnt from it.
     
  6. chilango

    chilango *shrugs*

    Yeah but how will Corbyn commemorate it? The workers' mvement waits with baited breath.
     
  7. seventh bullet

    seventh bullet red mullet

    Proletarian Democracy will be holding a special festival this year.
     
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  8. chilango

    chilango *shrugs*

    A festival of ideas of course.
     
  9. seventh bullet

    seventh bullet red mullet

    A bouncy Winter Palace for the little cadres to storm.
     
  10. chilango

    chilango *shrugs*

    Paul Mason on why Linked In could be today's Soviets.
     
  11. JimW

    JimW 支那暗杀团

    Buzzfeed expose on how RUSSIANS influenced the outcome of the Russian Revolution.
     
  12. krtek a houby

    krtek a houby The Machine Stops

    Watched that Nicholas and Alexandra film again recently. Some great thesps in it.
     
  13. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model The word of Sin is Restriction

    The Bolsheviks are re-forming for an anniversary tour, featuring all your auld favourites like 'war communism', 'red terror' and 'new economic policy' - a greatest hits album, including the great Uncle Joe track 'dizzy (with success)' is scheduled for release in the coming weeks
     
  14. chilango

    chilango *shrugs*

    Is it the original line up with Trotsky?
     
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  15. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model The word of Sin is Restriction

    I understand the tracks have been remixed from the original tapes but without trotsky's backing vocals, to give what is supposed to be the authentic Bolshevik sound without any menshevik nonsense
     
  16. Supported by old hippies ,"Prince" Georgy Lvov and The Provisional Goverment , although i hear it is their farewell tour

    eta. looks like georgy has the flu and backup crooner "Big" Al Kerensky will be taking his place
     
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  17. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model The word of Sin is Restriction

    They wanted the ungern-sternberg band but negotiations fell through.
     
  18. i think his stage show would have been a bit risque
     
  19. imposs1904

    imposs1904 Thread Killa'

    Don't forget the trained seal, people.
     
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  20. TheHoodedClaw

    TheHoodedClaw "Ride me sideways" was another one

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    Or was that earlier?
     
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  21. The39thStep

    The39thStep Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbour?

    Hope they do a cover of that Girls Aloud track Kronstadt
     
  22. anyway, on the 17th July, it will be 99 years since the Czar was put out of his misery. I am sure there is some weak musical pun that can be made from the 99 link
     
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  23. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model The word of Sin is Restriction

    not to mention kraftwerk's 'white sea - baltic canal'
     
  24. seventh bullet

    seventh bullet red mullet

    Not one of the best cigarettes I've smoked.
     
  25. DaveCinzano

    DaveCinzano WATCH OUT, GEORGE, HE'S GOT A SCREWDRIVER!

    Kievan Walrus', if you please
     
  26. imposs1904

    imposs1904 Thread Killa'

    From possibly one of the unfunniest books I've ever picked up:

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  27. DaveCinzano

    DaveCinzano WATCH OUT, GEORGE, HE'S GOT A SCREWDRIVER!

    Oi - some of my best work is in that book :mad:
     
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  28. imposs1904

    imposs1904 Thread Killa'

    erm, I'll get my coat.
     
  29. Idris2002

    Idris2002 A kick up the Arás

    Did you really do the jokes for that one, DaveCinzano ?

    More Russian Revo themed fun:

    Who are you in 1917 Russia? | Arzamas

    A political compass we can all get behind. Take the test and find out who you are in Russia '17 (I'm a Left SR, apparently).
     
  30. Athos

    Athos Well-Known Member

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