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    You bring your history with you.

    You bring your history with you.
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    Norm resurrects an old thread and then chides...

    Norm resurrects an old thread and then chides Gramps for commenting on it? Brilliant.
  3. It's unbelievable to me that some people can be...

    It's unbelievable to me that some people can be nasty af when discussing the stock market. Really ridiculous.
  4. Thread: Tweets

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    17,000 pounds of cocaine, worth $232 million was...

    17,000 pounds of cocaine, worth $232 million was seized.
  5. True.

    True.
  6. It doesn't irritate me. I think it's funny. ...

    It doesn't irritate me. I think it's funny. Just not original.
  7. It seems to be a big hit over at the Mothership.

    It seems to be a big hit over at the Mothership.
  8. Off topic...love the DU quote in your sigline.

    Off topic...love the DU quote in your sigline.
  9. Why Does Presidio Have One of the Best High School Rocketry Clubs in the Country?

    Why Does Presidio Have One of the Best High School Rocketry Clubs in the Country? The West Texas border town is among the poorest places in the state. But year after year its rocketeers send...
  10. I don't have an informed opinion on it.

    I don't have an informed opinion on it.
  11. Thread: My Avatar

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    I've looked at quite a few pictures of her since...

    I've looked at quite a few pictures of her since this thread was posted. I don't find her to be attractive in the avatar pic, but I do think she's a pretty woman in many of the other pictures of her...
  12. I find including these two issues in a "plan to...

    I find including these two issues in a "plan to counter racial inequality" to be racist.
  13. Thread: Tweets

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    Holy crap...I assume that's a Marine. He's crazy...

    Holy crap...I assume that's a Marine. He's crazy badass!
  14. Poll: Our courthouse definitely permits judges' staff...

    Our courthouse definitely permits judges' staff and courthouse staff to accept small gifts at Christmas such as a box of chocolate. We used to send that to all the departments we dealt with. Judge...
  15. Poll: Bigotry? Now some guy who won't let a female...

    Bigotry? Now some guy who won't let a female reporter ride alone in a car with him is "bigotry"? I guess I'm not surprised with what you guys will come up with.
  16. Poll: And of course you remember Republicans and...

    And of course you remember Republicans and Christians and their reactions.




    Yes. Me and us are horrid people.



    I think he was clean, articulate and faithful.
  17. No. That is a retort you guys invented and used...

    No. That is a retort you guys invented and used freely. Have you had a traumatic brain injury that has effected your memory?
  18. Poll: Or the Democrat "Boning college interns while...

    Or the Democrat "Boning college interns while she's under the desk and you're handling business as the Leader of the Free World" standard. There, now we have both sides covered. We can go back...
  19. The Dress Hasn't Changed, But The Girls Have

    The Dress Hasn't Changed, But The Girls Have
    July 7, 20197:00 AM ET

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  20. Poll: Life and biology discriminates against women.

    Life and biology discriminates against women.
  21. Poll: It's so weird to me that people are so hostile to...

    It's so weird to me that people are so hostile to the idea that someone wants to be conservative in their interactions with others when they are married. The world is truly upside down. It's okay...
  22. Poll: Except that if it's his "minion" he is open to...

    Except that if it's his "minion" he is open to charges that his minion lies for him.
  23. I finally discovered my battery saver option on...

    I finally discovered my battery saver option on my phone, which helps if I think I might be stuck for awhile without charging capability.
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    Okay, so while we let everyone come in legitimate...

    Okay, so while we let everyone come in legitimate ports of entry to seek asylum, no more waiting in Mexico City, how do we house the throngs of people that we are processing? You are encouraging...
  25. When my SIL had my nephew her mother shared her...

    When my SIL had my nephew her mother shared her advice. Before you say no, make sure you will stick with it. If you say no and then change it to yes after some whining or pleading, you're better off...
  26. Thread: Tweets

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Trump 2020 flags flying at parade for US Women’s Soccer Team <a...
  27. Thread: Tweets

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    What is the non-Biden; non-Obama; non-Trump...

    What is the non-Biden; non-Obama; non-Trump solution that has been set forth by the other D candidates who you think should be voted for?
  29. No, it's merely my truth. I'm speaking it to...

    No, it's merely my truth. I'm speaking it to power. :cool:
  30. It's so funny how those that didn't venerate...

    It's so funny how those that didn't venerate Obama were racist. Those that refuse to venerate Trump are cheered.
  31. 3 minutes in...12 more to go.

    3 minutes in...12 more to go.
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    The History of CTRL + ALT + DELETE

    In 2013, Bill Gates admitted ctrl+alt+del was a mistake and blamed IBM. Here’s the story of how the key combination became famous in the first place. ...
  33. Yes, I agree. I often notice when I sleep...

    Yes, I agree. I often notice when I sleep without any distractions (t.v., computer, phone) that I do have a very deep sleep. I just have a hard time convincing myself to do so.
  34. Yes, I know. I have a hard time falling to...

    Yes, I know. I have a hard time falling to sleep, so I need the t.v. or a book to put me to sleep. I need to be better about setting the sleep timer.
  35. I liked the ad. But then again, "I am Woman" was...

    I liked the ad. But then again, "I am Woman" was my favorite song when I was a kid. I don't see anything wrong with telling little girls they can do anything, including get paid well for doing it.
  36. I agree it's ignorance. Lots of athletes use the...

    I agree it's ignorance. Lots of athletes use the flag as a prop and don't take care of it as they should.
  37. Yes, you guys think differently than me. And I...

    Yes, you guys think differently than me. And I think you meant DUh fuck?
  38. I think the United States is their sponsor. I...

    I think the United States is their sponsor. I don't think Trump wrote the Star Spangled Banner. I don't think singing the national anthem is a tribute to President Trump. Perhaps you guys think...
  39. Understood. I don't like some of the comments. ...

    Understood. I don't like some of the comments. I think if you really don't like your sponsor, then stand up and don't play for them. If you want to protest, go right ahead, just not while you're...
  40. I think we have to be careful about the claims of...

    I think we have to be careful about the claims of anti-patriotism here. I don't believe that it's been longstanding; nor do I necessarily believe that it's team wide. One player, who seems to enjoy...
  41. How to Always Get Someone to Let You Use Their Power Outlet at the Airport

    No matter what airline you’re flying on or where you’re going I can guarantee you one thing: power will be at a premium.

    No matter how early you arrive at the gate for your flight, all of the ...
  42. I often sleep with the t.v. on. Not a good thing...

    I often sleep with the t.v. on. Not a good thing when it's a news channel and we're at war. :blush:
  43. Thread: Adam

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    I actually would be afraid to go to Israel. I've...

    I actually would be afraid to go to Israel. I've heard it's lovely, though.
  44. I tend to have that dream when I am under stress...

    I tend to have that dream when I am under stress for a court case or something similar. I think it has to do with feeling that I'm not prepared enough for something. Since you are a big planner it...
  45. I know that the Vietnam POW's are very grateful...

    I know that the Vietnam POW's are very grateful for Ross Perot's support of them and their families during their ordeal. He was instrumental in getting attention paid to them. I love the quote that...
  46. Ross Perot, self-made billionaire, patriot and philanthropist, dies at 89

    Ross Perot, self-made billionaire, renowned patriot and two-time independent candidate for U.S. president, has died after a five-month battle with leukemia.

    He was...
  47. The dialogue on all of this has become...

    The dialogue on all of this has become interesting to me. There are those that blindly shout "equal pay!" without regard to whether or not the market warrants that. Then there are those who...
  48. I still have that dream. And yes, there was one...

    I still have that dream. And yes, there was one class in law school that I never went to class at all, except for the first and last day, and still pulled a B. I also once skipped two full weeks of...
  49. I think there's a lot of complicating factors...

    I think there's a lot of complicating factors here. I'm still unclear about the revenue claims. I keep reading that Men's World Cup soccer generates far more in revenue than women's, however, in...
  50. Those dreams are terrifying!

    Those dreams are terrifying!
  51. Thread: Adam

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    I had no idea. Interesting. I thought we just...

    I had no idea. Interesting. I thought we just got one passport and, absent it being lost or stolen, that was it.
  52. Thread: Adam

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    How do get two passports?

    How do get two passports?
  53. Thread: Adam

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    6month rule...

    6month rule
  54. I think it's probably just not Mayor Pete's time....

    I think it's probably just not Mayor Pete's time. Seems like a nice fellow, but the national stage may be a bit early for him.
  55. US women’s soccer games now generate more revenue...

    US women’s soccer games now generate more revenue than men’s—but the players still earn lessPublished Wed, Jun 19 2019 1:21 PM EDTUpdated Sun, Jun 23 2019 6:20 PM EDT
    Abigail Hess@AbigailJHess
  56. Wall Street Journal...

    Wall Street Journal
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    I am also not a big soccer fan, but we watched...

    I am also not a big soccer fan, but we watched the second half here. It was fun to watch. You're right, 45 seconds left and the Americans still tried to get a shot on goal.

    I know some disagree,...
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    She was on Big Brother.

    She was on Big Brother.
  59. Honestly, a shirt with proper wicking isnt going...

    Honestly, a shirt with proper wicking isnt going to feel much different than going topless, in my opinion.
    As for the booty shorts, I get it. But I agree with Joyce..probably need the booty shorts...
  60. Actually, it appears to be a decades long...

    Actually, it appears to be a decades long expansion. It's been going upwards since 1979.
  61. waiting for a Norm post on this....

    waiting for a Norm post on this....
  62. Yeah, I know. I really need to not post on my...

    Yeah, I know. I really need to not post on my phone. It's horrid.
  63. Shoot. Sorry about that.

    Shoot. Sorry about that.
  64. I was wondering when this was going to hit....

    I was wondering when this was going to hit. Hunter clearly has some problems. The only one i woukd be concerned about is if there was undue influence by Buden on tbe alkeved corruption issue. The...
  65. Yes, yes I have. Thankfully i only minored in...

    Yes, yes I have. Thankfully i only minored in it, otherwise I include myself in that mix.
  66. Heh. Yeah, I'm a hypocrite. I'm not comfortable...

    Heh. Yeah, I'm a hypocrite. I'm not comfortable with killing animals myself, but I am happy to eat what others kill...for the most part. I recognize that they may kill them with a bow and arrow, a...
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    Yeah. I don't go as often as I should. I was...

    Yeah. I don't go as often as I should. I was there last year and there was an amazing light show.

    I've been going there sporadically since 1972. It's amazing to see how much it all has changed.
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    I grew up a few miles away from Longwood Gardens...

    I grew up a few miles away from Longwood Gardens. They put on a spectacular show for the 4th, including a symphony that is timed with both fireworks and fountains. When I was growing up there...
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    We have flyovers each year. A friend of mine...

    We have flyovers each year. A friend of mine just took her kids to see it in Ocean City. I won't go. I'm too afraid of a crash (and I don't like crowds). While I don't see things like the Blue...
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    Are you guys making these up, or are you finding...

    Are you guys making these up, or are you finding them on the internet?
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    Oh, knock it off. I don't believe Trump had...

    Oh, knock it off. I don't believe Trump had anything to do with Michele's island 4th of July parades. Can you try for one minute not to be an ass on here? I realize you have an audience to...
  72. 25 Words That Are Their Own Opposites

    25 Words That Are Their Own Opposites They say context is key and no time is that more true than when it comes to language. Here’s a list of words that can each mean two totally...
  73. Well, see, that disease was a known one. LM is...

    Well, see, that disease was a known one. LM is worried about the unknown ones.
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    No, it's the Lounge. Meant for some fun and...

    No, it's the Lounge. Meant for some fun and non-political engagement. Why do you have to crap on Michelle's lounge thread? Aren't there enough other threads you can crap on? Some of us genuinely...
  75. I've gone "semi-vegetarian" (only eat fish or...

    I've gone "semi-vegetarian" (only eat fish or meat one meal per week, mostly to accommodate professional engagements where I can't avoid it) for months at a time. It definitely makes me feel better....
  76. I don't participate in either sport. When I was...

    I don't participate in either sport. When I was a kid, we were offered ski lessons as our gym class in 5th grade, as there was a ski slope (really, just a large hill!) nearby. The gym teacher told...
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    No. This is the lounge. Read Michelle's title...

    No. This is the lounge. Read Michelle's title and her post and let go of your half of appendage waving with Frosty for the lounge.
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    There are lots of children that are kept in...

    There are lots of children that are kept in conditions that I wouldn't want for my child. That doesn't mean that I'm responsible for fixing it or that I have the ability to fix it. Nor do I put...
  79. Link (https://www.google.com/)

    Link
  80. A pretty good article with a lot of good pictures...

    A pretty good article with a lot of good pictures and videos at the link.
  81. The Last Holdouts Where The War Between Skiers And Snowboarders Is Still Being Fought

    The Last Holdouts Where The War Between Skiers And Snowboarders Is Still Being FoughtIllustration: Jim Cooke (G/O Media)...
  82. I don't care that much for seafood. I'm trying...

    I don't care that much for seafood. I'm trying to eat more of it, but except for shrimp, I can't really cook it. I've always had a bit of an issue with how the meat gets to my table. I try not to...
  83. From the American Legion: This does seem...

    From the American Legion:



    This does seem to be in contravention of "j" and there was a sort of uproar about the women's gymnast olympic uniforms a few years back. But I don't think it's been...
  84. Dammit. I don't like a lot of red meat, but...

    Dammit. I don't like a lot of red meat, but you've now ruined it for me again. I swear I'm inches away from being a vegetarian.
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    No mystery. There was a camera.

    No mystery. There was a camera.
  86. Why not use that money to hire a history teacher?

    Why not use that money to hire a history teacher?
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    He said he stepped away from a prestigious law...

    He said he stepped away from a prestigious law firm to do so. However, in reviewing his history, it's actually a little unclear. He received his license to practice law in 1969. He began working...
  88. She doesn't cook, either. She is served.

    She doesn't cook, either. She is served.
  89. Yeah, it's due to it being a colonial era flag. ...

    Yeah, it's due to it being a colonial era flag. However, now that Betsy Ross may have caught their attention, I'm wondering what bad things she did that will cause her to be removed from all things...
  90. Only if you use an actual flag and turn it into...

    Only if you use an actual flag and turn it into clothing. Using a flag print on clothing is acceptable.
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    Once, on a hike, I saw a group (herd? I don't...

    Once, on a hike, I saw a group (herd? I don't know how many make up a herd. This was about 7) of deer come running down the mountain about 150 feet (yards? I'm really bad with measurements) and...
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    Can't wait to hear about it! When I went to...

    Can't wait to hear about it! When I went to Schlitterbaun I was really impressed with how the park is run. I love that it's set up to accommodate families. My niece and I had a great time there.
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    What was the show in the 70's, Wild Kingdom? My...

    What was the show in the 70's, Wild Kingdom? My grandmother always got so upset when the gazelle were taken down by a predator.
  94. Not in terms of a traditional Filipino dress...

    Not in terms of a traditional Filipino dress (although the bride wore a traditional one for the rehearsal dinner, along with having her hair and makeup done in the traditional manner; she looked...
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    I love Aretha and have heard that song. I think I...

    I love Aretha and have heard that song. I think I told you that Aretha has been some of the background music for me and my sister this past year. Great stuff. Our favorites to play are Natural...
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    I agree with you, although I've always been...

    I agree with you, although I've always been paranoid about food service. I worked minimum wage and served food. I know what some people will do in that position. I have also been truly impressed...
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    I don't actually have a favorite band. Does that...

    I don't actually have a favorite band. Does that make me weird? I like music. I just don't love music. I'm easily influenced by other people when it comes to music. If I spend a lot of time with...
  98. I agree with Celeste. Not really my choice, but...

    I agree with Celeste. Not really my choice, but whatever. I would not be comfortable with mude swimming in a public pool, so Id sit it out. If its legal and part of the accepted culture, have at it....
  99. I think the women that are engaging in the...

    I think the women that are engaging in the protest are probably protesting their own confining rules as well by even going in to the swimming pool. I see nothing wrong with the Burkini.
  100. https://i5.walmartimages.com/asr/69730625-eb3c-46f...

    https://i5.walmartimages.com/asr/69730625-eb3c-46fb-ace3-182b4809eedc_1.b481928d6fb5dfdc805cb83083f854d7.jpeg?odnWidth=undefined&odnHeight=undefined&odnBg=ffffff
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