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    Default Making a Mockery of the National World War II Monument?

    Rules? We don't need no stinkin' rules...

    http://usmclife.com/2015/07/making-a...r-ii-monument/

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    Fuck all these idiots---put em down like the dogs they are !!!!
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    wow.

    What the fuck people.


    And they have no idea why that is completely disrespectful and disgusting.

    I'll get it in there before evhintexas sees this.....PISS ON THEM


    edit....damn he beat me, but he didn't pee on them

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    I can see the kids thinking it might be a funny thing to do, but the "adults" should know better...
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    Narcissistic personality disorder at its finest

    http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-c...n/con-20025568

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    It's narcissism but it's more that we've lost the meaning of true sacrifice.

    We go into hysterics if the internet suddenly goes out. Mankind has become fat, lazy, and complacent because the world is a relatively easy place to navigate...at least in Western prosperous countries.

    This has given birth to the self-absorbed "selfie" generation. We're doomed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CaboChris View Post
    It's narcissism but it's more that we've lost the meaning of true sacrifice.

    We go into hysterics if the internet suddenly goes out. Mankind has become fat, lazy, and complacent because the world is a relatively easy place to navigate...at least in Western prosperous countries.

    This has given birth to the self-absorbed "selfie" generation. We're doomed.
    We've lost it because we've never had to sacrifice. We're spoiled. We have too much and we now argue about the levels of "too much".

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    That's really sad. What's even more disappointing is that in the article she says she saw about a hundred people doing the same thing. Unbelievable.

    It wouldn't even occur to me to wade or even dip my toe in the water at such a thing, but to ignore the signs clearly asking people not to do it takes a special kind of asshole.

    My point is that they shouldn't even need signs. I look at this like someone putting up a sign that says: "Please don't crap on the sidewalk."

    It should go without saying.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bsbll4 View Post
    That's really sad. What's even more disappointing is that in the article she says she saw about a hundred people doing the same thing. Unbelievable.

    It wouldn't even occur to me to wade or even dip my toe in the water at such a thing, but to ignore the signs clearly asking people not to do it takes a special kind of asshole.

    My point is that they shouldn't even need signs. I look at this like someone putting up a sign that says: "Please don't crap on the sidewalk."

    It should go without saying.
    with tourist type places i get why the signs are needed. The fountain culture might be different in other nations. But I'm guessing these aren't people from other cultures. They're just a-holes.

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    My stomach turned looking at that pick.
    They outta put a sniper there with a paint gun and say its part of the "beach landing park experience".

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    DC Parks and Recreation might want to hire a lifeguard...looks like it's a regular occurrence:


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    I've never been to Washington DC, so I don't know the answer: Do they allow people to do this in the Reflecting Pool at the Washington Monument? I was always under the impression that it was off limits...unless you're Forrest Gump and you see Jenny, of course.

    If this was allowed other places I might be able to understand people just being oblivious.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bsbll4 View Post
    I've never been to Washington DC, so I don't know the answer: Do they allow people to do this in the Reflecting Pool at the Washington Monument? I was always under the impression that it was off limits...unless you're Forrest Gump and you see Jenny, of course.

    If this was allowed other places I might be able to understand people just being oblivious.
    http://www.nps.gov/nama/learn/manage...m_08-02-10.pdf

    Section 3.21 Swimming and Bathing
    (a) Pursuant to 7.96 (e) swimming, wading and bathing is prohibited in all park fountains and
    waters included but not limited to:
    (1) Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and Korean War Veterans Memorial fountains
    (2) Lincoln and Capitol Reflecting Pools
    (3) World War II pools and fountains
    (4) Pershing Park pool
    (5) Constitution Gardens Pond
    (6) Tidal Basin

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    Quote Originally Posted by LAD-1972 View Post
    http://www.nps.gov/nama/learn/manage...m_08-02-10.pdf

    Section 3.21 Swimming and Bathing
    (a) Pursuant to 7.96 (e) swimming, wading and bathing is prohibited in all park fountains and
    waters included but not limited to:
    (1) Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial and Korean War Veterans Memorial fountains
    (2) Lincoln and Capitol Reflecting Pools
    (3) World War II pools and fountains
    (4) Pershing Park pool
    (5) Constitution Gardens Pond
    (6) Tidal Basin
    Thanks for being my Googler and making up for my laziness



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    Quote Originally Posted by bsbll4 View Post
    Thanks for being my Googler and making up for my laziness
    HA-HA!

    When I found that pic, I read something about individuals being allowed to "soak their feet" in the WWII memorial but nothing else...wading, splashing, etc. I can't believe that soaking your feet would be allowed or even that you would want to do it.

 

 

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