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The Chinese effort has been mentioned offhandedly a couple times, but no one has mentioned that recent studies have shown that the Chinese attempt begun decades ago is collapsing, in large part because the trees are creating their own desertification from water usage.
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It is a specialist predator of roe deer, a species that has exploded in Britain in recent decades, holding back, by intensive browsing, attempts to re-establish forests.
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The control to save human existence, the LORD’s final imperative before annihilation utterly destroyed the structure of human existence, cleansing the planet of cruelty and kindness in one last act of despotism, one ultimate attempt to dominate after decades of decadence, would again revert to the carbon-based beings that caused the desolation.
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I understand that doctors go to school for decades to attempt to diagnose and heal disease, but I also know every experience I've ever had with a doctor was about as effective as ordering food from Mcdonalds.
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While it's impossible to make this whole uncomfortable situation fully fair for everyone, a man being able to financially dissolve his ties to the child (with, perhaps, some compensatory requirement to attempt to legally make up the difference you rightly bring up) is far more fair than the current situation where a woman's choice to have or not have a baby has decades of financial consequences for the father that he has no control over.
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We then see the citing of a few scary (and, I imagine, misleading) statistics in an attempt to entice fear in people - words like "two-decade high" (was net migration always this high and/or increasing during those two decades, or is it just this single year that it's been slightly higher than usual?
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It was an ambitious attempt to modernize and inject new life into a franchise that has been on life support (imho) for nearly two decades.
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As someone who's been into anime for over a decade, interacted with fansub groups and generally knows the process but has been to lazy to ever attempt it myself...I know a bit about this.
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It's never happened three times, ever, but to have it happen three out of five consecutive presidencies and constitute 100% of the republican attempts at the executive within the last two decades is disturbing.
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His yards per attempt, TD %, and pressure rate (makes his offensive line look decent) were all some of the worst in the league, and paint him as having a middling rookie year relative to his peers over the last decade.
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Similar attempts played a huge part in the French Revolution a few decades previously.
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Undoubtedly, just as I say: it's not a part of the mainstream American conciousness - where a cup of Joe from the pot that's been sitting on the warmer for hours is what many people think of when picturing "coffee" - and that's because of the dominance of those large chains which has for decades suppressed attempts to establish the cafe-on-the-corner mentality.
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What I didn't like about it: The film tried to make current social situations out of a novel (and movie) decades ago, and the attempts to bring up those situations made me cringe a little and groan.
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I feel the same way, but even after decades, I get such stupid attempts at guilt trips and grief from my family.
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After the own goal, the first side in La Liga to not do La Liga defending so far this decade ends up winning the match convincingly while both Luis Enrique and Barcelona show clear signs of despair, the former bringing on Messi and Neymar in a desperate attempt to get something out of nothing, and the latter with Neymar gambling stupidly at extra time with a silly foul to try to get a goal from the piss poor ref.
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Like ESPN's constant attempts to keep them relevant the last decade when they haven't been good.
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Basically, for a while anything running a few 64 player servers that had a modicum of persistence had someone throwing the word "MMO" at it, and I've always felt it pedantic when people go "well it's massive and multiplayer so it's an MMO" as MMO, for decades, have always been large scale persistent worlds, and the more recent attempts to broaden the definition haven't been because it makes sense, but rather because it was a good marketing buzz word.
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I've made a bunch of attempts the last decade, with both dates, from dating sites and otherwise, or with closer friends I've had feelings for.
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This nation has made a deliberate attempt to defund primary and secondary education over the past few decades and the business of education can be summed up as such: you're expected to be a professional, but given neither the freedom nor the compensation or authority to justify such a position; you, your school, and your district will be so desperate for money and resources that you'll feel like you're living in the third world, and the division of parents between those who have truly given up on education and those who will helicopter the shit out of their brats out of entitlement and desperation has become complete.
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You are clearly engaged in cargo cult recitation of phrases you don’t understand, in a desperate attempt to make your “argument” produce the same results that feminism has accomplished over the past few decades.
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The third book, 2061, I thought was a cheap attempt to capitalize on Haley's Comet and only read once, decades ago when it first came out.
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It was an attempt to be more PC after decades of discrimination.
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The GOP has most probably lost the White House foreseeable future (which is why we can expect them to attempt to change the winner-take-all electoral college soon), the senate will return to Democratic hands in 2016 and if wasn't for gerrymandering they would have lost the House a decade ago (in terms of raw votes, the GOP has lost the last several House elections).
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Aaron Swartz, one of the people responsible for creating the very forum we are currently posting on (and a friend of mine) killed himself after prosecutors threatened him with decades in prison in an attempt to coerce him into taking a plea deal.
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Actually they weren't banned "out of the blue", there had been attempts to pass such laws for 2 decades prior.
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In painting, naturalism and realism had been dominant for some decades, where there were attempts to paint something like photorealistic scenes from everyday life.
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For decades Iraq would suffer from British attempts at mainlining access to Iraqi oil fields in the historically Kurdish region in modern day Northern Iraq, because the Brits thought it best to put a minority in power so they can foster patronage from the Sunni tribes (sounds familiar?
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For decades Iraq would suffer from British attempts at mainlining access to Iraqi oil fields in the historically Kurdish region in modern day Northern Iraq, because the Brits thought it best to put a minority in power so they can foster patronage from the Sunni tribes (sounds familiar?
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France took part in nearly a decade long war with Algeria in an attempt to maintain their colonial holdings.
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Yutu tbh despite its glitches is a pretty admirable attempt when you see CNSA's space exploration program are decades behind their western counterparts.
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You live here for decades and don't even at least attempt to try and learn our language?
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I don't know that works for everyone, but responsibility for my animals and the children in my life have stopped me from making any more attempts in the past decade.
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For decades Iraq would suffer from British attempts at mainlining access to Iraqi oil fields in the historically Kurdish region in modern day Northern Iraq, because the Brits thought it best to put a minority in power so they can foster patronage from the Sunni tribes (sounds familiar?
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For decades Iraq would suffer from British attempts at mainlining access to Iraqi oil fields in the historically Kurdish region in modern day Northern Iraq, because the Brits thought it best to put a minority in power so they can foster patronage from the Sunni tribes (sounds familiar?
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Because neither of us have as naive and ignorant an understanding of US foreign policy as you appear to have, to attempt to equate current US actions to attempted genocide (past US actions decades old are completely irrelevant).
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The European governments have done nothing but attempt integration over the last decade(s).
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Because the genuine desire to have a more compassionate culture over the last few decades is having an unfortunate backfire: in the attempt to be kinder overall, honesty got thrown under the bus, only the bus is someone who regularly eats like if they and their offspring don't eat everything in sight someone will shoot them.
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While it's difficult to account for cultural bias, all the main tests (Stanford, WAIS) have been heavily studied, examined, and changed within the last decade or two in an attempt to correct for that.
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After getting in bed with colonial apparatus and spending more than a decade to not work in the Palestinians interest, not fight against colonial authority or Jewish immigration, and actively supporting the British repression of peasant revolts, he spent a good 3 years (after the Nazi's came to power) half-ass fighting British colonialism, while still actively thwarting attempts at Palestinian government, before he fled to Nazi Germany, of all places, and got in bed with that evil.
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I'm astounded by the utter hypocrisy, & greatly amused by their lame attempts to catch up with "Christendom", whose churches are at least decades ahead of the Watchtower Society.
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Our attempt at metrication was a failure, but it's been decades of right-wing policies after that.
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Because the genuine desire to have a more compassionate culture over the last few decades is having an unfortunate backfire: in the attempt to be kinder overall, honesty got thrown under the bus, only the bus is someone who regularly eats like if they and their offspring don't eat everything in sight someone will shoot them.
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Twin Galaxies has been using the method for a couple of decades for world record score attempts.
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While your heart's in the right place I would be weirded out if someone I haven't talked to in a decade suddenly hit me up in an attempt to console me over the loss of my husband.
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Were still like a decade out from any hope of asteroid mining by the few companies looking to attempt it.
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This nation has made a deliberate attempt to defund primary and secondary education over the past few decades and the business of education can be summed up as such: you're expected to be a professional, but given neither the freedom nor the compensation or authority to justify such a position; you, your school, and your district will be so desperate for money and resources that you'll feel like you're living in the third world, and the division of parents between those who have truly given up on education and those who will helicopter the shit out of their brats out of entitlement and desperation has become complete.
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He's known in little niche Mormon circles that focus on apologetics offline as well, but it seems like most attempts at scholarly discussion and apologetics has moved online in the last decade or thereabouts.
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Even with over a decade of negligence and Nintendo's attempts to cancel Smash at Evo 2013 aside, Nintendo offered almost nothing as a sponsor at Evo 2014.
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If those bylaws were written decades ago, and only a few club members actually follow them, but the club makes no attempt to utterly eradicate that rule then that is more of a problem.
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A more accurate analogy would be 3d movies, which have never caught on despite decades of attempts.
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