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Offline Frank

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Re: What do you think this is?
« Reply #20 on: September 21, 2011, 10:19:43 PM »
This story seems very pertinent......

http://www.thevenetianclub.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=93&Itemid=114


Indeed, thanks for posting that detailed account. It is a bit sad it took so long to bring to action. I was told many, many years ago by trade contacts who did not approve but could not denounce it themselves and tried my best to wake up the authorities in Italy. Which was tough as on-line translators were pretty useless then and my only Italian is Pizza, Pizza! Still I did name those involved in the scam so perhaps had a small part in getting things rolling. I guess court cases are still taking time...
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Re: What do you think this is?
« Reply #21 on: September 22, 2011, 09:04:50 AM »
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Keep plugging away Frank. You do achieve great things and you do make a difference.
 - you're a Glassie Super Hero.  :bat:
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Re: What do you think this is?
« Reply #22 on: September 23, 2011, 08:31:20 PM »
You are a sweetie Sue. Have to admit my campaigning days are passing. I have still go so much material to get onto the web that I have to use up the rest of my span on that. In any case, fighting these problems absorbs too much time and energy... and you acquire some nasty enemies. But it is so nice to know that what I have done in the past is appreciated so much, thank you.
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Re: What do you think this is?
« Reply #23 on: September 24, 2011, 11:58:35 AM »
If your enemies are the nasty ones, you know your fight is right Frank.
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"First they came for the Jews and I did not speak out because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for the Communists and I did not speak out because I was not a Communist.
Then they came for the trade unionists and I did not speak out because I was not a trade unionist.
Then they came for me and there was no one left to speak out for me."
Pastor Martin Niemoller

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Re: What do you think this is?
« Reply #24 on: September 28, 2011, 07:10:06 PM »
just when you thought it was alright to go in the water someone has to tie a lead weight to your feet. im just new to glass, when i saw it i thought chinese 1930+ it doesnt help my learning curve seeing murano on it. thanks for bringing to at least to my attention so as not to be hoodwinked by some sellers.
thanks again
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