A country border dispute resolved without war, conflict or strife

Mike in Seattle

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Canada and Denmark Fight Over Island With Whisky and Schnapps - The New York Times (nytimes.com)

",,, The calm diplomatic waters grew choppy in 1984 when Canadian troops visited the island, planted their nation’s flag and left another symbolic marker as well: a bottle of Canadian whisky.

The Danes couldn’t let that stand. The country’s minister of Greenland affairs soon arrived on the island to replace the offending Canadian symbols with a Danish flag and a bottle of Danish schnapps, along with a note saying “Welcome to the Danish island.”

And so began a spirited dispute, one that has lasted decades, with each side dropping by the island periodically to scoop up the other side’s patriotic bottle and replace it with their own. (What becomes of the evicted liquor? No one is — hic — saying.),,,"

 

Willin'

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Hell, if Mexico would just say Por favor! I'd gladly make our common international border be the northern Texas state line. I'd even reply Gracias!

 

Navig8tor

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One of the better examples of a country that splits without a major civil war.

From WIKI

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dissolution_of_Czechoslovakia

The Dissolution of Czechoslovakia (CzechRozdělení ČeskoslovenskaSlovakRozdelenie Česko-Slovenska) took effect on January 1, 1993 and was the self-determined split of the federal republic of Czechoslovakia into the independent countries of the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Both mirrored the Czech Socialist Republic and the Slovak Socialist Republic, which had been created in 1969 as the constituent states of the Czechoslovak Federal Republic.

It is sometimes known as the Velvet Divorce, a reference to the bloodless Velvet Revolution of 1989, which had led to the end of the rule of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia.

 

Mike in Seattle

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The farmers will just keep pushing those markers a little bit farther,  

, and a little bit farther, 

, and a little bit farther, 

, no shots fired.

 

valis

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Look up "The Pig War".  It never became a war, but there were armed camps and eventually ended up with Kaiser Wilhelm the First determining that the line of demarcation between the U.S.A. and Vancouver Island (Great Britain) ran through the Haro Strait, making the San Juan Islands part of the USA.  One fatality:  a pig.

 

Rum Runner

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Hell, if Mexico would just say Por favor! I'd gladly make our common international border be the northern Texas state line. I'd even reply Gracias!
Give the Mexicans all of Texas. I would love to see those fake cowboys from Houston and Dallas try to deal with the narcos. 

 

DarthSailor

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Hell, if Mexico would just say Por favor! I'd gladly make our common international border be the northern Texas state line. I'd even reply Gracias!


Give the Mexicans all of Texas. I would love to see those fake cowboys from Houston and Dallas try to deal with the narcos. 
Too bad the ignorant statements from Maine and Illinois don't mean anything in Texas.

 

Willin'

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Too bad the ignorant statements from Maine and Illinois don't mean anything in Texas.
Like clockwork. Feeling a little saddlesore there, cowboy?

Why is it when someone from outa state agrees with your secessionist Lone Star twaddle you get all butt hurt?

 
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DarthSailor

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Like clockwork. Feeling a little saddlesore there, cowboy?

Why is it when someone from outa state agrees with your secessionist Lone Star twaddle you get all butt hurt?
I don't get butt hurt when people agree with me, even if they disagree my butt is fine. Maine and Illinois have plenty of their own issues to deal with why not work on fixing them instead of what Texas is doing. Let's just agree not get started on Atlanta.

 

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