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Why July 4th and not April 19th or Sept 3rd?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Roparadise, Jul 4, 2013.

  1. Roparadise

    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    Why do Americans celebrate July 4th as Independence day only because a piece of paper was signed? Even though the war had already been going on since April 19th of the previous year, and it wasn't until Sept 3rd of 1783 that the U.S. actually became an Independent country.

    It seems like April 19th would make more sense and Sept. 3rd as Independence Day would make the most sense, but there are no celebrations in the U.S. on either of those days.
     
  2. TehEpidemick

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    the act was symbolic. I agree with you, but thats why.
     
  3. Dodgy Dexter

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    The 4th of July is the only date that Americans get in the right format.
    lol
     
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  4. WizGizmo

    WizGizmo Super Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

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    It's a great day to drink beer and have cookouts.

    I have burgers, hot dogs and hot sausages on the grill as we speak! :)
     
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    Merica. That's why
     
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  6. Roparadise

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    There are three formats used in various parts of the world,some countries use 2 and some even use all three. The United States and Belize are the only 2 countries to use the MDY format only.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Date_format_by_country

    I just dont see the point of symbolic stuff, its all bs until it is recognized.
     
  7. theseodude

    theseodude Regular Member

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    every holiday is stupid. I dont celebrate anything. why should I have burgers today just because some asshole decided today we should have burgers? I refuse to conform.
     
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  8. WizGizmo

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    To each his own. Different strokes for different folks. :)
     
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  9. Roparadise

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    I really do not get why hamburgers and hot dogs are the big thing, when America is so diverse in food depending on the region. What if I wanted to make sarmale or sushi or haggis for 4th of July whats so wrong with that.
     
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    Mind to pass one? ^_^
     
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  12. WizGizmo

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    It is just tradition, however, there is nothing wrong with
    cooking (or not cooking) anything you want. :)
     
  13. unclemike

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    The real question is why do people get so hung up in the details and silliest of things?
    If people want to call the day a holiday then so be it......

    Only thing that drives me crazy is every holiday the banks are closed and I forget it.

    WizGizmo, Mind sharing one of those burgers? :D

    Cheers and happy 04/04/2013 ;)
    UncleSam....Unclemike*
     
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    I'm sure you'd chose sarmale with mamaliga and smantana

    [​IMG]
     
  15. Roparadise

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    That pisses me off so much, in the age of computers and automated programs, financial services are still closed on weekends and holidays. If someone ever makes a 24/7 365 day bank they will destroy the competition so fast if they don't adapt as well.
     
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    Chiar a fost buna asta.
     
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    I'm surprised you didnt know that:

    On July 2nd, communications systems worldwide are sent into chaos by a strange atmospheric interference. It is soon learned by the military that a number of enormous objects are on a collision course with Earth. At first thought to be meteors, they are later revealed to be gigantic spacecraft, piloted by a mysterious alien species. After attempts to communicate with the aliens go nowhere, David Levinson, an ex-scientist turned cable technician, discovers that the aliens are going to attack major points around the globe in less than a day. On July 3rd, the aliens all but obliterate New York, Los Angeles, and Washington. The survivors set out in convoys towards Area 51, a strange government testing ground where it is rumored the military has a captured alien spacecraft of their own. The survivors devise a plan to fight back against the enslaving aliens, and July 4th becomes the day humanity will fight for its freedom. July 4th is their Independence Day...
     
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  19. Roparadise

    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    And you need to go to login into your router and block http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/blackhat-lounge/ Since you have a serious issue with lounge.
     
  20. Rokebono

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    Don't write your reply in romanian, Ropa has an US passport so he is not from Ro.
     
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