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Jokes Etc / Re: If Titanic Sank In 2015 (photo) by knotty(m): 8:48pm On Oct 16
Another utter gutter rubbish gracing the FP of nomansland.......NL for short
Autos / Re: NEED Spare Parts For Your CARs and SUVs? by knotty(m): 5:18pm On Oct 12

New 80k. Tokunbo 40k.
Thank You!!!
Now this is ridiculously cheap
Autos / Re: NEED Spare Parts For Your CARs and SUVs? by knotty(m): 12:50pm On Oct 10

New or tokunbo?
Thank You!!!
Can I have both please'´?
Autos / Re: Nissan/infiniti Parts Store On Opebi Road by knotty(m): 7:50pm On Oct 09
Hi Nissparts
Please, i need Steering rack for Infiniti FX35 `04.
Do you have it in stock and how much does it cost?
Autos / Re: NEED Spare Parts For Your CARs and SUVs? by knotty(m): 7:48pm On Oct 09
Hi kennyguy
Please, i need Steering rack for Infiniti FX35 `04.
Do you have it in stock and how much does it cost?
Phones / Re: Samsung Note 4 Users Only by knotty(m): 7:06pm On Nov 26, 2014
I still havent bought mine.
What is the experience like on the phone?
Family / Re: A Thread For The 40s Crowd, Discuss Issues Relevant To You, Instead Of Other Ppl by knotty(m): 7:11pm On Oct 16, 2014
Sports / Re: Godswill Apkabio Scrabble Classics 2014 by knotty(m): 4:57pm On Sep 26, 2014
SCRABBLEBOARD: Chai ... na so Nairaland no get Scrabble players ??


make una follow from there jare.....olodos

this is rather obscure.
Seun, Moderators, please, move this to the Frontpage and draw attention to Scrabble, for once.
It is all not about football alone.

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Sports / Re: WWF Wrestler Hulk Hogan In Ladipo Mushin Lagos (pics) by knotty(m): 11:35pm On Sep 06, 2014
Falsehood false and fall
Politics / Re: Boko Haram: 1200 Terrorists Killed In Bama As GEJ Declares Full-scale War by knotty(m): 4:24pm On Sep 06, 2014
NA has become very fluid lately, you don't know if Defense HQ is a movie stage where creative imagination run wild and wide.
But, on this one,I am tempted to believe them only that it is difficult to believe them.

Let them lie all they want,BH will die down one day and it will be a critical event.
This child's play will end too.

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Politics / Re: The Insider Story Of Damboa Invasion by knotty(m): 9:15am On Jul 27, 2014
You ought to have remained dead mute.
That tame and lame retort killed you.
Gallant liar.


Religion / Re: Have You Praised Him Yet, Today? by knotty(m): 12:28pm On Nov 12, 2013
I am grateful, Lord.
Sports / Re: ??? by knotty(m): 1:21pm On Sep 29, 2013
Shame there are no Scrabble players here.
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Politics / Re: Change We Can See: Kudos To Gov Kwankwaso Of Kano State by knotty(m): 9:32pm On Aug 23, 2013
omanzo02: KWANKWASO Don recruit e-warrior too? grin grin grin
if appreciating good governance is a mark of being a govt recruit; i have no apologies being one.
but dirt on shekarau, your boss, for wasting 8years of a generation doing nothing.
shameless bunch.

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Politics / Re: Boko Haram Kill 44 In Borno by knotty(m): 7:52pm On Aug 23, 2013
Life means nothing to those goons...it is 10 for tuppence
Politics / Change We Can See: Kudos To Gov Kwankwaso Of Kano State by knotty(m): 6:20pm On Aug 23, 2013
i am at the departure lounge of MAKIA, Kano: and i am brooding over the high and low points of my trip to this ancient city.

I have spent a huge chunk of my life growing in this city; I had my primary school here. But it is no longer a primary school. It is now a girl’s secondary school. Its gate also made the news for being the epicenter of a bomb blast that took lives in drove.

Comparing the glorious halcyon days to the needless bloodbaths makes one to want to wash ones past. But, it is hard for anyone to wash away their past you may only wish it away. This is the price one pays for change in life.

The changes that had starred me in the face but which i had been oblivious of, is now visibly audible. You can literally hear Kano speak. The story of Kano of today is a story that personifies change. A visible change, almost a singsong of Obama,s campaign slogan: Change We Can See.

All the change we are seeing started with the second coming of Gov Musa Kwankwaso as Governor. It seemed he is on a redemption mission. A mission which will forever imprint his name indelibly in the hearts and minds of Kano citizens for years to come. I do not intend delving into the specifics lest I be misconstrued as a paid praise singer. Rather, I am commenting on infra-structural developments that had until now been seen as impossible to happen in Kano but are springing with reckless abandon. None leaves you awe struck more that the prodigiously ambitious flyover that seeks to link the heart of Kano to its tributary arteries in one fell swoop. Without doubt, the project is a brilliant idea; the execution is a masterpiece is urban rebirth.

As for the dead street of Kano suddenly lit at night, I can only marvel at the short time it took all this to happen. While the haters continued to throw bombs, Kwankwaso continued working. The streets that his predecessor had left in eternal ruin, he finished. New ones, he built. Interlocking tiles pave the walkways of the ancient for the first time in 50 years.

Suddenly, a rudderless place like Kano now has direction. A leader they can queue behind in obedience is here at last. Anyone who is capable of outlawing Achaba business (OKADA) in a boisterous and restive city like Kano without any major rehash is indeed a true Leader.

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Literature / Re: Word Of The Day- Improve Your Vocab by knotty(m): 11:57am On Aug 05, 2013
double up

vb (adverb)
1. to bend or cause to bend in two he doubled up with the pain
2. (intr) to share a room or bed designed for one person, family, etc.

Sorry to veer from Word to phrasal verb today. But, i stumbled on the correct usage of this phrasal verb by accident.
i had grown up knowing `double up` to mean hurry up.
My teachers go it wrong in the past.

`After the race, Bode doubled up in excruciating pains.``
Car Talk / Re: The Best Tyre For Nigerian Roads by knotty(m): 4:03pm On Jul 30, 2013

Just wish michelin is this cheap in PH. They gave me the tires R18/265/60 for 46k each.

I wonder o.
Where will you get Michelin tire for 10k
Abeg, budget 60each for a good tire.
Other than that you will have to settle for Korea.
Whatever you do, do not touch Used Tires.
Literature / Re: Word Of The Day- Improve Your Vocab by knotty(m): 9:21am On Jul 29, 2013
Word of the day- COTQUEAN
. Definition-

1. A coarse or scolding woman.
2. A man who busies himself with domestic matters traditionally regarded as suitable only for women
Celebrities / Re: Obafemi Martins Shows Off His Diamond Watches And Shoes by knotty(m): 11:19am On Jul 16, 2013
hard to figure out of the 2 is uglier
the wristwatch or the tattered hand
Religion / Re: Have You Praised Him Yet, Today? by knotty(m): 12:50pm On Jul 07, 2013
Thanks again, Lord
Celebrities / Re: Wizkid Buys Another Porsche? by knotty(m): 2:44pm On Jun 27, 2013
aniola01: @Otunfour... screenshot na screanshot... at least u fit read am.

The former damaged car was simply insured and its been replaced by d insurance company. simple as ABC .... d superior

Make una let Wizkid rest....End of discussion!

Very cool. Insurance companies replacing accident vehicles with newer and superior models within 21days.

believe this, believe also that Jonathan has no second term ambition.
Celebrities / Re: Vector Prays With OJB Jezreel (Picture) by knotty(m): 2:03pm On Jun 25, 2013
texaco1: our politicians arent smart,this is a good way to win ppls hearts and votes ,sponsor the trip and everything .believe some ppl will vote for u just because of this singular act
you forget too well that we are forgetful
the politicians know us too well
so, they rather spread the dash-money than invest in one man.
Politics / Re: Please Is Kano Among The Boko Haram Infested States In Nigeria? by knotty(m): 8:52am On Jun 23, 2013
Katangora: Kano is very safe,no single case of violence & insurgency for the last 20 yrs.. The whites you are bringing in can even walk freely around the streets of SABON GARI at 2am
Hey, hold it there.

@ OP be circumspect when in unfamiliar territory.
Kano is save but the best safety gadget is made of common sense.
Use it well.
Avoid the densely populated CITY vicinity, if you can.
Get good tour guide, perhaps a Kano based NLer.
Nightlife is still good. Enjoy your stay in the ancient walled city of Tumbi Giwa
Literature / Re: Word Of The Day- Improve Your Vocab by knotty(m): 7:07am On Jun 23, 2013
Matching Quote
"Truth, but not the whole truth, must be the invariable principle of every man who hath either religion, honour, or prudence. Those who violate it, may be cunning, but they are not able. Lies and perfidy are the refuge of fools and cowards."
-Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, 4th Earl

Perfidy: easy to pronounce \ˈpər-fə-dē\
the quality or state of being faithless or disloyal : treachery
an act or an instance of disloyalty

disloyalty, faithlessness, falseness, falsity, inconstancy, perfidiousness, infidelity, unfaithfulness

Perfidy is easy to be confused with Theft. Please, do not mix the 2 words.

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