"To echo something Rebekah said, get a suit or something that will aid with job interviews. Won't last indefinitely but it's a good investment and if you take care of a suit, even of middling quality, it will last."
"A leatherman is always a good investment, and i would go with the Kick model. All the functionality you could ever want.
Although it wont get you all the way, $100 will go a fair ways on a well-fitted suit jacket. Custom tailoring is recommended,…"
"If you look around you should be able to get a Mosin-Nagant (Russian military bolt action rifle) for about 100. They're beautiful, rugged, and dirt cheap. The ammo is a bit more but that's a problem for another day. As a bonus you could…"
"Hmm just to throw out something I haven't seen suggested yet.
What about knock some of the price off a painting or something? There's some pretty manly paintings you could get either something original or a reprint of a famous piece and…"
"My problem in these situations is that the stuff I really want is almost always more expensive than the size of the gift. I mean, $100 is nice, but it can also be limiting.
So I let gifts accrue, until I can afford *with gift money* the…"
What do you guys think about the idea being described by Frank Herbert in one of the later Dune novels?"All governments suffer a recurring problem: Power attracts pathological personalities. It is not that power corrupts but that it is magnetic to the corruptible. Such people have a tendency to become drunk on violence, a condition to which they are quickly addicted."See More
Currently the chat, and active member list do not appear to be functioning on any browser, for any users. I have notified Brett, and did not see anything on Ning's site regarding an issue, so I don't know what to expect regarding a resolution, but wanted to push out a general notice. Hopefully they'll get things running again soon. I'll post updates here, if I learn of any. See More