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Matt Derrick

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Aug 4, 2006
Austin, TX
Cause imperialism and white supremacy and patriarchy, and states in general
damn, you guys take your politics way too seriously. it's just a location icon, not a stamp of your personal approval of everything a country has done. just saying.

flags can be turned off here:

Hey, any way we can have the option to at least turn the little flags on our forum pics upside down? I really don't like seeing that flag next to me hah
i imagine you could so this with a web browser extension like tampermonkey and some very easy css code. i got other things on my list to do today though, so you'll have to figure that out yourself.


Apr 18, 2015
Des Moines, IA
Flying an American flag upside down is not necessarily meant as political protest. The practice has its origin in a distress signal; displaying a flag in this manner is "a signal of dire distress in instances of extreme danger to life or property"; It can also be viewed as an act of desecration.


Jun 3, 2019
Flags are symbolic, they are like the images people use to represent something, a logo.. but also... its bullshit, in a way, because its like countries don't really exist at all, on the maps, the world map.. it shows land.. with lines on it and those lines are not really there in real life, they are imaginary lines, you cross one country into another its still the same land your walking on, unless you go across the ocean but people get the point? also people have been tricked into going to wars over these imaginary lines. Dinosaurs didn't have countries.. lol.. we just made this shit up and started fighting over it but then again... we can also say this is a territorial thing as well, and animalistic in ways, maybe one day humans will grow out of this.
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Oct 16, 2015
"The Hamptons of the Chesapeake"
flags are just pieces of artwork

the fuckery lies in how people react to them

whether it's kill for the flag or die for the flag or "kill the flag"

people wanna get caught up in identification with this sort of thing, it's convenient
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