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  1. Thread: Tweets

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    NBC is a German station?

    NBC is a German station?
  2. The Hero of the Sutherland Springs Shooting Is Still Reckoning With What Happened That Day

    The Hero of the Sutherland Springs Shooting Is Still Reckoning With What Happened That Day A year in the life of Stephen Willeford, who disrupted the mass murder in his small town’s...
  3. I have sort of the same story, but in reverse...

    I have sort of the same story, but in reverse (??). When I was in college there was a small store downtown that sold cards, small gifts, etc. Things that a poor college student would buy. It was...
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    Our staples were pasta and canned tomatoes. I...

    Our staples were pasta and canned tomatoes. I think I spent nearly an entire summer where that was pretty much all I ate. I was working at DuPont at the time, swing 12 hour shifts. My grandmother...
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    We weren't a bean family. My grandmother used...

    We weren't a bean family. My grandmother used them in pasta fagiole, but that was pretty much the extent of it.
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    My version of that is macaroni with oil and a...

    My version of that is macaroni with oil and a little Locatelli-romano. Complete comfort food that I often ate 4 or more times a week when that was the only food in the house.
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    Is just beans the main entree?

    Is just beans the main entree?
  8. Dumb idea, imo. I learned Monopoly at a young...

    Dumb idea, imo. I learned Monopoly at a young age. I can still remember my father offering to trade me two pretty purple properties for one blue park place property. My mother would yell at him...
  9. I thought the same thing!

    I thought the same thing!
  10. 19 Things You Might Not Know Were Invented by Women

    19 Things You Might Not Know Were Invented by Women Some that save time, some that save lives, and a few that make each day a whole lot easier. ...
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    Oklahoma beans? Recipe please.

    Oklahoma beans?

    Recipe please.
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    Tonight was chicken enchiladas and Spanish rice. ...

    Tonight was chicken enchiladas and Spanish rice. I always get so happy when I make a meal without buying anything extra from the store. They turned out great and the Instant Pot does a wonderful...
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    The Jackie Robinson of Rodeo

    The Jackie Robinson of Rodeo Five decades ago, Myrtis Dightman broke the color barrier in professional rodeo and became one of the best bull riders who ever lived. But his imprint...
  14. Bon Air Fire Company says Haverford Township was wrong to shut them down after volunteer attended Proud Boys meetings

    Bon Air Fire Company says Haverford Township was wrong to shut them down after volunteer attended Proud Boys meetings



    Fire company says Haverford Twp. was wrong to shut them down. John...
  15. I tend to agree with Newman, who is unquotable at...

    I tend to agree with Newman, who is unquotable at the moment.
  16. So now we can use the term "urban" without being...

    So now we can use the term "urban" without being accused of racism?
  17. I would suspect it's a combination of things,...

    I would suspect it's a combination of things, although the article you linked thinks it's lack of "urban" life, which I believe I've been told by some is a dog whistle.
  18. It's interesting to try to figure out just what...

    It's interesting to try to figure out just what is the cause of safety in these states.
  19. It is interesting to me that interracial...

    It is interesting to me that interracial marriages/partnerships/dating is far more prevalent in the south than in the north. I'm not sure why, exactly.
  20. Queen of the non-sequitur.

    Queen of the non-sequitur.
  21. Since he previously had a ruptured aneurysm this...

    Since he previously had a ruptured aneurysm this coukd be serious. I hope he's ok.
  22. You know what I do for a living. I've got a...

    You know what I do for a living. I've got a better than even chance that guns, alcohol, or both are the proximate cause of my eventual demise, despite the fact that I've had only slightly more to...
  23. Generally alcohol isn't used to purposely kill...

    Generally alcohol isn't used to purposely kill other people; guns are. I have no objection to making certain the person is 1) not a convicted felon; 2) not currently the subject of a Protection from...
  24. Fair enough. But that doesnt negate the point...

    Fair enough. But that doesnt negate the point that requiring a background check isnt all that onerous.
  25. No, it's required.

    No, it's required.
  26. Maybe if Pence called it "date night" it would be...

    Maybe if Pence called it "date night" it would be okay.
  27. My mother refused to secure the sliding glass...

    My mother refused to secure the sliding glass door when we went away. Her reasoning was that if a burglar really wanted to get in, he would, and then she'd be faced with the cost of replacing that...
  28. Cars require a licensed and insured owner, along...

    Cars require a licensed and insured owner, along with proof of same. I'm not sure that scarves and screwdrivers have been shown to be a large cause of death and dismemberment.
  29. Thread: Tweets

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    Thank you. It was a sincere question and I...

    Thank you. It was a sincere question and I appreciate your response.
  30. Thread: Tweets

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    How?

    How?
  31. I understand, but it's got to start somewhere. I...

    I understand, but it's got to start somewhere. I agree with Adam's point that he'd like to have his father's gun(s) when his father passes. And I understand that Adam would be a fine recipient. ...
  32. I'm not limiting the number of guns frosty can...

    I'm not limiting the number of guns frosty can sell. I'm limiting the free or next to free cost of the background checks that frosty should have to do in order to sell you the gun. In other words,...
  33. So, I know next to nothing about arms sales. And...

    So, I know next to nothing about arms sales. And by that I mean right next to nothing. But why couldn't there be a federal background check for a minimal fee for those private sales or transfers...
  34. What's the downside to cutting off one more...

    What's the downside to cutting off one more avenue of a criminal being able to purchase a gun illegally?
  35. And you've been useful!

    And you've been useful!
  36. That's odd, since the information was contained...

    That's odd, since the information was contained in the article you linked. I guess the headline was enough for you.
  37. Section 2 of HB 1523 defines those beliefs as:...

    Section 2 of HB 1523 defines those beliefs as: “The sincerely held religious beliefs or moral convictions protected by this act are the belief or conviction that: (a) Marriage is or should be...
  38. That business' point of view seems out of...

    That business' point of view seems out of compliance with the law.
  39. 25 Things You Might Not Know About the Birds in Your Backyard

    25 Things You Might Not Know About the Birds in Your Backyard Ever wonder why woodpeckers peck where they do? Or why you never see a hummingbird on the ground? ...
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    2393 Labor Day Skipjack race!

    2393

    Labor Day Skipjack race!
  41. I actually love triangle watermelons. I think it...

    I actually love triangle watermelons. I think it would be harder than you think to put the popsicle sticks in the rinds. I'd skip that step.
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    My friend's home is right on the bay. They just...

    My friend's home is right on the bay. They just put the traps in when they get down on Thursday night and periodically check them. They were kind enough to wait until I got down there on Saturday...
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    I thought the blues were kind of artsy!!

    I thought the blues were kind of artsy!!
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    2392

    2392
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    Yes, thats how we crabbed when i was young. But...

    Yes, thats how we crabbed when i was young. But we didnt have a pier or traps.
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    My friends had been using the tried and true...

    My friends had been using the tried and true chicken neck method. But they found the fish in the trap bait has worked beautifully.
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    Yes. And the bait was fish that was caught...I...

    Yes. And the bait was fish that was caught...I did not add in the cost of the worms used to catch the bait fish.
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    Tonight for dinner 3 of us had a dozen and a half...

    Tonight for dinner 3 of us had a dozen and a half crabs, corn on the cob and tomatoes. Total cost...$4.75 or $1.58 a piece (not counting the cost of the butter we put on the corn). A meal like that...
  49. Something like that!!

    Something like that!!
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    I also believe that at least a percentage really...

    I also believe that at least a percentage really are terrified of a false accusation.
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    With a male colleague or a particular male...

    With a male colleague or a particular male colleague? I would guess that almost all women have had a male colleague/boss/etc. that they avoided being alone with due to the potential of unwanted...
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    I'm lucky enough and lazy enough to not pay...

    I'm lucky enough and lazy enough to not pay attention to the costs of daily living. But sometimes I do like to look at the price if I'm making something and figure out the cost, compared to what I'd...
  53. I found the first year of learning a Romance...

    I found the first year of learning a Romance language is really more about learning how to conjugate. Once you know the method of conjugation, everything else comes pretty easily. Although, I was...
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    Not for the home cook. I routinely calculate how...

    Not for the home cook. I routinely calculate how much I've spent to make a meal and compare it to what I would have paid if I went out to eat it. It's far cheaper to eat at home.
  55. Just got off the phone with my niece and booked...

    Just got off the phone with my niece and booked her a flight home for tomorrow.
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    Apparently, very.

    Apparently, very.
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    :rolleyes:

    :rolleyes:
  58. Yeah, I think that's how ours worked. As long as...

    Yeah, I think that's how ours worked. As long as we're talking about "fairness", another high school story.. I took 4 years of Spanish. In my senior year I had some extra time in my schedule (which...
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    Hmmm...yeah, I actually kind of did. No?

    Hmmm...yeah, I actually kind of did. No?
  60. Sometimes it's too easy. Today was one of those...

    Sometimes it's too easy. Today was one of those days.
  61. No, I was just being snarky. I channeled you...

    No, I was just being snarky.

    I channeled you today. I used the word rapprochement in a heated conversation (well, heated by the other side, I of course was annoyingly calm as usual). It really...
  62. Thats not limited to the movie.

    Thats not limited to the movie.
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    Yeah. For me its about seeing if i csn do it;...

    Yeah. For me its about seeing if i csn do it; does it taste better; and am i making something that is fresher and better for me. I enjoy cooking when I have the time.
  64. Oh, gosh! They're doing braces so early these...

    Oh, gosh! They're doing braces so early these days! But she's also growing up so fast!
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    So it's kind of like being at your house??

    So it's kind of like being at your house??
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    I have to say, I agreed with the reviewer in...

    I have to say, I agreed with the reviewer in terms of needing to drink milk directly from a refrigerator and I'm totally grossed out by the thought of milk sitting on a counter for a few hours. But...
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    If ignorance were currency you would be a...

    If ignorance were currency you would be a billionaire.
  68. I agree with you. I did not make the...

    I agree with you. I did not make the "Academically Talented" program when I was in elementary school. I know exactly why...the test was heavily weighted on the ability to look at building blocks...
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    Too funny..."nothing better to do in life"! ...

    Too funny..."nothing better to do in life"! Yeah, I don't lots of brown neighbor kids to yell at for being on my lawn, so I may as well make some real food rather than going to the 5.99 all you can...
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    I like the new Yoplait Oui variety of yogurt. ...

    I like the new Yoplait Oui variety of yogurt. It's firm and creamy. I read some of the "blogs" of people making their own yogurt who gleefully talked about saving about 75 cents a week by making it...
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    In some parts of the U.S. nearly 40% of the...

    In some parts of the U.S. nearly 40% of the population owned slaves. I don't find that to be rare.

    We are all affected by slavery if we live here because slavery affected the course of our...
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    I understand that. But Adam's title makes...

    I understand that. But Adam's title makes sense...Nazis are bad. I doubt LM would be able to say the same about slavery as it existed in the U.S. with reference to black people.
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    I think his name should have been removed as soon...

    I think his name should have been removed as soon as the bodies were removed from the crime scene.
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    Please don't try to defend slavery. It's kind of...

    Please don't try to defend slavery. It's kind of sickening.
  75. What a shame. I happen to be the beneficiary of...

    What a shame. I happen to be the beneficiary of an outstanding public school district. We also have gifted programs as well as special support for those in need of it. The middle students were...
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    Pretty hard to do that. And just because they...

    Pretty hard to do that. And just because they weren't beaten to within an inch of their lives doesn't mean they were properly cared for.
  77. Sounds like my day yesterday when I had to hear...

    Sounds like my day yesterday when I had to hear how the justice system is historically rigged against black people and they knew they wouldn't get a fair trial from the judge because of the biased...
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    Making yogurt

    I'm thinking about making yogurt. I never did before, so I was reading some reviews and came across this one. It's hilarious!
  79. The Wizard of Oz: Five Appalling On-Set Stories

    The Wizard of Oz: Five Appalling On-Set Stories

    In honor of the film’s 80th anniversary, a look back at a few anecdotes that have not aged as well as the 1939 classic....
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    There were almost 4 million African slaves in...

    There were almost 4 million African slaves in America. How many white people do you suppose owned them?
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    I think it's strange, honestly. There some kind...

    I think it's strange, honestly. There some kind of push to "rethink" America in terms of when the alleged first "slave ship" came here (which wasn't actually set for here, but did end up here). I...
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    I think that is somewhat of a spin. Louisiana,...

    I think that is somewhat of a spin. Louisiana, Florida, Texas, California, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, and Alaska might beg to differ. Yes, we tend to think of ourselves as merely...
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    I thought the 1526 settlement of San Miguel de...

    I thought the 1526 settlement of San Miguel de Gualdape (now known as Georgia) and subsequent slave uprising was historically verifiable.

    It seems to me that this "project" is talking about...
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    Why 1619?

    Why 1619?
  85. Thread: Just enjoy

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    I really only discovered this show while my...

    I really only discovered this show while my sister was in the hospital. I would come in and she had it on. I called it her "pervert show" and was embarrassed to have it on while the medical people...
  86. 'You're the guy with the ball to the crotch': The inside story behind the funniest baseball card ever made

    'You're the guy with the ball to the crotch': The inside story behind the funniest baseball card ever madeAug 21, 2019

    Robert Sanchez


    e arrived, I found out I'd been demoted.

    By the late...
  87. No. Just 50 bucks. I might have seen a 100...

    No. Just 50 bucks. I might have seen a 100 dollar one, but im certain of the 50.
  88. I have a lot of familiarity with those McDonald's...

    I have a lot of familiarity with those McDonald's Monopoly tickets.
  89. How an Ex-Cop Rigged McDonald’s Monopoly Game and Stole Millions

    How an Ex-Cop Rigged McDonald’s Monopoly Game and Stole Millions


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    Oh, that would be hot. Or Shamar Moore. I'd pay...

    Oh, that would be hot. Or Shamar Moore. I'd pay to get extra votes on that one!
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    :p

    :p
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    "We don't have none." For the life of me I can...

    "We don't have none."

    For the life of me I can not understand how that doesn't reverberate in someone's head like 15 marbles in an empty 1979 era school trash can as soon as the words fall out of...
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    Oh, geez. I think he's a stupid choice, as has...

    Oh, geez. I think he's a stupid choice, as has been just about every political type that has gone on the show, but boycott it?

    It is dumb to have him on there, though. I have no interest in...
  94. That's on Tuesdays. Wednesdays is the white...

    That's on Tuesdays. Wednesdays is the white cloak. I think. Let me see if it's written down somewhere...
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    Ok, I laughed!

    Ok, I laughed!
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    I'm old enough to have grown up in the same...

    I'm old enough to have grown up in the same general area as I currently live and we had no air conditioning....most people I knew did not have central air. We weren't poor (then), it just wasn't...
  97. Yes, and I get all my news from Breitbart. I'm...

    Yes, and I get all my news from Breitbart. I'm just another stupid racist. Luckily Bok and Norm are around to point it out to me in case I forget my white cloak one day.
  98. I haven't listened to talk radio since my Sirius...

    I haven't listened to talk radio since my Sirius subscription expired and I picked up an audible subscription. I haven't watch Fox News except for special events (like debates, state of the union,...
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    I have seen Celeste point it out quite regularly....

    I have seen Celeste point it out quite regularly. Knowing the two of them I would bet they have these "discussions" in real life!
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    Nova and Celeste at Thanksgiving!

    Nova and Celeste at Thanksgiving!
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