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Nostradamus predicts Spain will win WC-2006

 
shan Iyer
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B*l*s to Nostradamus!! It'll be Argentina.
 
Pradeep bhatt
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Originally posted by Shankar Iyer:
B*l*s to Nostradamus!! It'll be Argentina.


It will be knocked out soon.
 
Zip Ped
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I dont think so. I go with Argentina.
 
Jeroen T Wenting
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Nostradamus never predicted anything.
But people can read whatever they want in his ramblings by interpreting them to mean what they want.
This is especially easy after the fact, when you can point to things that (when interpreted in some weird way that no sane person would ever come up with) indicate that his writings could possibly have some relevance.
 
Peter van de Riet
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Nostradamus was so wrong... France wins 3 to 1
 
Jay Ashar
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Spain lost to France by 1 - 3
[ June 27, 2006: Message edited by: Jay Ashar ]
 
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Nostradamus did, however, predict that double post quite clearly in the quatrain:


Fiver sextus growing softly
The Cat mews at daybreak
Dopple extrus in the palace
Balding patch of David Hasselhof


"Fiver sextus" is obviously FIFA World Cup 2006, while "Dopple extrus (extra)" indicates the double post, and of course Java Ranch is "the palace". The "Cat" is a metaphor for France celebrating its victory.

Also, David Hasselhof better be looking into Rogaine.
 
Stefan Wagner
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Nostradamus wrote in english? Surprise 1.
France is a cat? Thought it was a cock. Surprise 2.

Brasil or Argentina will get the grail. No surprise 3.
 
Jim Yingst
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Interesting that you weren't surprised by the David Hasselhof reference, Stefan.
 
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Now I can say there will be no third world war as predicted by Nostradamus
 
Cp Baherwani
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Spain is out of tournament. That does not mean that you should not believe in Nostradamus' prophecies. He predicted (500 years ago) Spain would win if the final is held in sixth month of sixth year. Damn! FIFA/German organisers changed the finale date to 9th of July (seventh month).

Anyways, Nostradamus' prophecies don't work if you interpret them before the event happens. You have to let the event happen and then quote the prophecy
 
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Unfortunately Zidane is going to get retired sooner than expected. Unfortunately Brazil is on his way.
 
Greg Charles
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France is a cock? I thought they were frogs.

I'm just pleased I could contribute to a thread about soccer, a topic about which I know essentially nothing. I do like the new "metrosexual" soccer balls though, the pastel gray replacing the stern black, the swishing rings replacing the harsh geometric pattern. Good choices there! Next time I think they should experiment with mauves and purples. Maybe make the whole ball out of cashmere.
 
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Originally posted by Greg Charles:
I do like the new "metrosexual" soccer balls though, the pastel gray replacing the stern black, the swishing rings replacing the harsh geometric pattern. Good choices there!
And they changed the shape, too. The old ones had 32 panels and the new ones only have 14, if I understand correctly. I want to get hold of one of the new style to figure out what its symmetry group is.
 
agrah upadhyay
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Was predictor referring to Rafael Nadal ?
 
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