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View Poll Results: Do you wear a poppy?
Yes, every year 6 37.50%
Some years I do/used to but not anymore 2 12.50%
No, but I donate 0 0%
No and I don't donate 1 6.25%
anal beads 7 43.75%
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Old 11-05-2013, 08:24 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Is this the same poppy as the artificial poppy flowers Veterans sell?
No idea to be honest mate. I meant the Poppy Appeal, yours is a different appeal - Remembrance poppy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Still a poppy though, so that's a yes in the poll .

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And I only wear it for a few hours, I don't wear them for days - I don't know what you mean they start earlier each year. I actually keep one hanging on my locker at work.
I usually notice it with TV presenters, they were wearing them from October this year. I always just thought November 1st - 11th .
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Old 11-05-2013, 08:25 PM   #12 (permalink)
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The don't believe everything you read on the internet.

Is this the same poppy as the artificial poppy flowers Veterans sell? If so I usually buy them whenever I see a veteran sell them. Or receive them complimentary for a small donation. And I only wear it for a few hours, I don't wear them for days - I don't know what you mean they start earlier each year. I actually keep one hanging on my locker at work.
Yes I believe so. I'm not sure how this whole poppy business works in the US but yeah if they are like artificial pins or brooches, that's what you're getting. Your monetary support really helps them.
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Old 11-05-2013, 09:41 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Yes I believe so. I'm not sure how this whole poppy business works in the US but yeah if they are like artificial pins or brooches, that's what you're getting. Your monetary support really helps them.
Well this what is handed out here for a small donation. It looks slightly different than to the ones that are made in the common wealth.
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I usually notice it with TV presenters, they were wearing them from October this year. I always just thought November 1st - 11th .
So they basically celebrate Veterans day for two weeks.

We only have a day stateside where vets can eat for free at certain restaurants.
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Well I did say grieving and being offended are like national sports here.
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Old 11-06-2013, 10:11 AM   #16 (permalink)
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So they basically celebrate Veterans day for two weeks.

We only have a day stateside where vets can eat for free at certain restaurants.
Two days.
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Old 11-06-2013, 10:21 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Two days.
Veteran's Day is only one day though, that's what I'm talking about.

Of course there is Memorial's day but there isn't two days worth of Veteran's Day around the same time that they do Poppy stuff.
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Old 11-06-2013, 10:46 AM   #18 (permalink)
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I always pin a poppy on me during ANZAC day (early in the year) because it contributes to helping ageing veterans who helped protect our country from war on our shores as Japan was close to Australia and we would have been the next on the list. I have the utmost respect for the veterans, especially because my grandfather was in the second world war (he ended up an alcoholic) and he had constant post traumatic stress disorder because of the horror he witnessed, such as his mates because kill in front of him. If it wasn't for my grandfather successfully getting to the end of the war and defending our allies, he could have been killed and my dad wouldn't exist nor me.
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I don't see them as supporting war. Rather I see the poppy as a symbol of our freedom, for which millions of soldiers and civilians sacrificed their lives.
freedom from what exactly? I don't recall a time where Britain was ever in danger of being made a nation of slaves.
The closest we've had is William Wallace fighting the English over not wanting to pay his taxes.
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freedom from what exactly? I don't recall a time where Britain was ever in danger of being made a nation of slaves.
The closest we've had is William Wallace fighting the English over not wanting to pay his taxes.
the guy from braveheart?? dude that was mel gibson
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