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GO VOTE!

Started this discussion. Last reply by terry sperling Oct 20. 10 Replies

As dad once said "Get off your ass and register to vote!"   To be fair, it was 8 AM on a Sunday... So I really couldn't go down to the post office and pick up my forms, but I sure was standing in…Continue

Creativity

Started May 4, 2012 0 Replies

Now I have been told that the color of the sky in my world is a different shade then most.  But I came across a great video on youtube by John Cleese about creativity.  I have to say that growing up…Continue

Tags: Cleese, John

Howdy

Started Feb 24, 2012 0 Replies

Hi everyone:  My name is James and I am a 29 yr old college student.  I have a beautiful fiance and plan on making the next step into manhood this December.  I love a good joke.  I like spending time…Continue

 

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James replied to Hannah Carroll's discussion Whiskey Trouble
"This is a different direction in whiskey but Blenheim makes a delicious wheat whiskey. If your feeling adventurous give it a go."
Wednesday
James replied to Padre's discussion Girls in football
"Let them play. If they can take a starting position from the guys it is their right. The way I see it, the team should want the best player in each position. Makes the team stronger as a whole. If a guy should feel shame that anyone took his job,…"
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"Iron sharpens iron." A place for men to impact each other by debate and exchange of ideas. This is a group where no ideas are off limits. If your motto is, "I never talk about politics or religion," this group is probably not for you. A "gym" for thinkers.See More
Wednesday
James replied to Jason McGinty's discussion Girlfriend asked me what I want for Christmas
"This is forever the problem isn't Jason? See what you are saying is you want her to use past instances and subtle clues to get a gift that is personalized and fitting just for you. You know who else does that... Ok, so here is the thing about…"
Nov 12
Buffalo Bill replied to James's discussion GO VOTE!
"My Dad said I had no right to complain if I didn't vote -- and he's right.  I vote by mail :)"
Oct 20
Penelope replied to James's discussion GO VOTE!
"Renting around here usually includes water, and sometimes includes power.  In 5 years renting, I rarely had a power bill above $50, but HOA dues started around $400 for comparable homes.  Not to mention that even in 2009, at the supposed…"
Oct 20
Penelope replied to James's discussion GO VOTE!
"This wasn't single-family v. condo, this was costs of ownership (of anything) being twice the cost of renting similar residences in similar neighborhoods.  I eventually rented a place with condos available on the same block.  The…"
Oct 20
Regular Joe replied to James's discussion GO VOTE!
"That's not the case up here. What you describe would be an exception / oddity north of the border. "
Oct 20
James Sullivan replied to James's discussion GO VOTE!
"In many places said condo fees include your monthly gas, electric, water, etc, thereby eliminating a lot of those usual expenses & bills..."
Oct 20
Regular Joe replied to James's discussion GO VOTE!
"Yeah . . . a lot of people don't realize that mortgage payment + monthly condo fees + usual expenses & bills = rarely cheaper than buying a stand-alone home. "
Oct 20
Penelope replied to James's discussion GO VOTE!
"You can now get voter registration forms online.  No need to go to the post office, and no need to skip class. As for advice, "Buy a condo.  Build some equity" - when the cost of such home ownership was twice the cost of renting,…"
Oct 20
Regular Joe replied to James's discussion GO VOTE!
"Not my father but my grandmother. She told me to put sandbags or bricks in my trunk before driving on an icy highway in winter. I explained to her that I had front wheel drive. She simply repeated the advice. I said OK. ;) "
Oct 20
Michael J. K. replied to James's discussion GO VOTE!
"Video is not available.  Maybe research on youtube for a working one. I will try to view it and respond later."
Oct 20
James updated their profile
Oct 19
James replied to Luca K.'s discussion How can one be funny?
"First, Humor is a learned skill.    Like any skill, it requires work.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1GA2lUZDLk   This is John Cleese, one of the funniest men to walk this planet.  He is talking about being creative. …"
Oct 13
James replied to Rawb's discussion Help Me Out with Four Quick Questions
"Male 31 6'0" 3"
Oct 10

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My Wife and beer brewing
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Starship Troopers, American Soldier by Tommy Franks,
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