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Considering the impact that the internet has on the world today, it's no surprise that it has been nominated once again. This year the internet received 241 nominations which beat last year's 237.

So who exactly does the nominating? Members of international parliaments, previous winners, and political science professors submit nominations but the winners are determined by the Norwegian Nobel Committee's five member panel.

The internet has received nominations from notable groups such as the Russian human rights group Memorial, the European Union, WikiLeaks and African human rights activist Sima Samar.
I don't know why it hasn't won already.

I predict it'll be a landslide, especially since they're beating the amount of votes they got last year.

Or those dudes who made unlimited fossil fuels might win..
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How do you give the internet a Nobel Peace Prize?
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Originally Posted by james_ant View Post
How do you give the internet a Nobel Peace Prize?
by logging into the matrix
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I don't know why it hasn't won already.

I predict it'll be a landslide, especially since they're beating the amount of votes they got last year.

Or those dudes who made unlimited fossil fuels might win
LOL Kinda makes the last winner look like a joke in comparison..........
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by logging into the matrix
You're already there....
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As if we needed more proof the prize has lost all meaning...
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You're already there....
exactly.
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I wonder if the fridge has ever been nominated? They have been key to healthy nations around the world for years. The ability to preserve food stuffs year around is an amazing feat! It brings people/families together, one great example of this is : Honey, grab me a beer. Another is, I'm gonna get some ice cream, you want some? There are MANY more examples like this as well.
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You're already there....
Yea I was going to say theres no logging in... were already stuck in it... shesh... /face palm...

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Originally Posted by Fletcherea View Post
I wonder if the fridge has ever been nominated? They have been key to healthy nations around the world for years. The ability to preserve food stuffs year around is an amazing feat! It brings people/families together, one great example of this is : Honey, grab me a beer. Another is, I'm gonna get some ice cream, you want some? There are MANY more examples like this as well.
Ahem....


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