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So much to see

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mongoose Mar 30. 8 Replies

Hi Gentlemen,My first visit to the US since 1994 will take place between 18-28 April 2016.I'll be in LA for 3 days, Palm Springs for 4 (Coachella), then Vegas for the remainder, before heading back…Continue

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R.B vs Fox News

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Muir Oct 18, 2014. 110 Replies

Hi Guys,I'm from the UK and a big fan of broadening my horizons and seeking to understand that which I don't already.As such, I do my best to keep up-to-date with, and informed on, current world…Continue

The Moral Compass: Debate or Debase?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Curtis Oct 14, 2014. 35 Replies

When a friend comes to you with an issue that goes against your own, individual moral code; do you find it healthy/helpful to discuss the issue with them, or do you just back their decision as a…Continue

Can you learn/teach tranquility?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nick M Sep 12, 2014. 12 Replies

Hi Guys, Quick question regarding the tranquility with which some men, regardless of age, carry themselves with.  It's isn't just confidence, it's the furthest thing from arrogance, but it is the…Continue

 

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Mongoose replied to Curtis's discussion So much to see
"I should have mentioned that was for others: I have not been to LA and only been to California twice (unless you count getting a hotel room in the LA airport to get sleep during a layover)."
Mar 30
Curtis replied to Curtis's discussion So much to see
"Hi Mongoose, Anything movie, music or sports related will definitely be of interest.  My hotel is in between the Staples Centre and Dodgers Stadium, so I plan to visit both of those - although there are no games on during my time there"
Mar 30
Mongoose replied to Curtis's discussion So much to see
"Curtis, it will help if you listed what your hobbies/interests are. LA is large enough that you could spend the entire time focused on any number of things. If you are into gardens, then there's probably multiple botanical gardens. If you are…"
Mar 30
Curtis replied to Curtis's discussion So much to see
"Amazing! Thank you"
Mar 30
Joshua replied to Curtis's discussion So much to see
"I don't live in LA, but I do live in a neighboring county and have spent plenty of time there and taken a fair share of out of towners to the places you mentioned. Not sure what your daily schedule looks like, but you can easily see the Chinese…"
Mar 7
Justin replied to Curtis's discussion So much to see
"Yosemite is fantastic. Amazing. A little further drive up the state than you probably had in mind but if you've never been, and maybe never will have a chance again, do it. You'll never forget. Or if the grand canyon is closer to LV,…"
Mar 6
Regular Joe replied to Curtis's discussion So much to see
"The only parts of the US west coast I've been to are Washington and Oregon so I'm not much help here. I guess all I can really add is that, if you can fit a baseball game into your itinerary, it's a very fun and very American…"
Feb 29
Curtis posted a discussion

So much to see

Hi Gentlemen,My first visit to the US since 1994 will take place between 18-28 April 2016.I'll be in LA for 3 days, Palm Springs for 4 (Coachella), then Vegas for the remainder, before heading back to LAX to fly home to the UK. There's so much I want to see and do, but due to the the size of the group I'm going with, and the time they were able to get off, I'm limited on time. I really want to see the Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre, Griffith Observatory and anything else I can fit in.  Can any…See More
Feb 29
Curtis replied to Will Baxter's discussion The age old issue...the good ladies past
"Been there, dude. The fact that you keep going over it shows insecurity and weakness to her - I know we all like to put women on a pedastal and think they're all sweet feelings and niceties, but it aint so.  Which is why I don't agree…"
Jan 8, 2015
Curtis replied to Leto Atreides II's discussion Ferguson Grand Jury Decision in the group The Great Debate
"Nicely put."
Nov 27, 2014
Curtis replied to Leto Atreides II's discussion Ferguson Grand Jury Decision in the group The Great Debate
"I didn't ignore it...I understand that it is legally permitted to use deadly force in response to a threat to ones self. I'm just asking if there is any stipulation on the severity of the threat, or if any threat of physical…"
Nov 27, 2014
Curtis replied to Leto Atreides II's discussion Ferguson Grand Jury Decision in the group The Great Debate
"JB, I can appreciate all of that, but surely a line must be drawn somewhere...or is any level of threat or assault punishable in the same way?  The threat of a black eye or fisticuffs is not a good enough reason to legitimize the…"
Nov 27, 2014
Curtis replied to Leto Atreides II's discussion Ferguson Grand Jury Decision in the group The Great Debate
"Titus; attacked with a knife in your home - by all means, shoot him.  I agree that protecting yourself and yours within your home and when confronted by an armed assailant, is cause for such measures and is justified.  Also, RE your…"
Nov 27, 2014
Curtis replied to Leto Atreides II's discussion Ferguson Grand Jury Decision in the group The Great Debate
"I am not seeking to promote anything, I just don't feel shooting him was justified.  Handguns in Switzerland are only legal for those issued with a permit, not the general public.  The only non-regulated weapons, as I stated, are…"
Nov 26, 2014
Curtis replied to Leto Atreides II's discussion Ferguson Grand Jury Decision in the group The Great Debate
"Mike Brown did assault Officer Wilson through the window; this much we know to be true.  When a shot went off in the car, Brown took off on foot, so he knew he wouldn't get the better of him. The fact Wilson was still able to shoot…"
Nov 26, 2014
Curtis replied to Leto Atreides II's discussion Ferguson Grand Jury Decision in the group The Great Debate
"Titus, I appreciate what you're saying and agree somewhat, I just don't think it's quite so cut and dry. Shooting an unarmed man/youth in "self-defence" simply because he might have been armed, speaks more of fear than…"
Nov 26, 2014

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At 8:53am on September 4, 2014, Michael J. K. said…

Have a great Day Curtis hope it is full of fun and frolic

 
 
 

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