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2226  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: How many miles do you drive in an average year? on: May 25, 2012, 12:43:23 pm
About 10,000
2227  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: My gran died. Mixed emotions. on: May 25, 2012, 12:39:46 pm
My condolences... I can relate very much to this...I became estranged from a very dear member of my family in 1991 and saw him only at his mother's funeral since that time. I respect Torie's advice and I wish I could take that attitude- I never met my father and maybe because of that the thought of having family out there who I haven'tspoken to in years pains me every day...
2228  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: Hide Behind the Poll: at what age did you first kiss/get kissed by a girl/male.. on: May 25, 2012, 12:32:53 pm
Was probably 6- Helen Foster was the girl's name...she later got into drugs and became involved with SDS
2229  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: Let the (Student Council) 2012 Campaign begin! (Finished) on: May 24, 2012, 03:24:13 pm
I tell this to every young person I meet- the only way to have zero chance at success is not to try... you tried, you put in the effort, and you came close- I hope you are very proud of yourself and you will have many future victories that this will be forgotten.
2230  Atlas Fantasy Elections / Atlas Fantasy Government / Re: SENATE BILL: Amendment to Discourage Small Type Use (Debating) on: May 24, 2012, 11:52:32 am
I agree with Ben's amendment and propose the following...

Resolution to Discourage Small Type Use

Findings-
Copying and pasting small type into the bar is far more difficult then highlighting white type- which achieves the same purpose

Resolution-
The AARP- Atlasian Association of ReallyOld Persons- humbly requests that users take into account our aged and tired eyes by not using small type
2231  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: How much have you paid for traffic offenses? on: May 24, 2012, 11:48:51 am
A few hundred... now if you include parking tickets....
2232  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: Happy Birthday, Mecha! on: May 24, 2012, 09:41:23 am
2233  Atlas Fantasy Elections / Atlas Fantasy Elections / Re: Believe in Atlasia -- Vote 20RP12/Windis -- 5/24/12 - Albuquerque, NM on: May 24, 2012, 09:34:23 am

It's a pony...
2234  Atlas Fantasy Elections / Atlas Fantasy Government / Re: SENATE BILL: Amendment to Discourage Small Type Use (Debating) on: May 24, 2012, 09:30:34 am
I deem Ben's amendment friendly... that sounds good to me

NC Yankee- the "nipple rings" section is in jest...how about if I amend to a resolution kindly asking folks not to use below 5 point type?
2235  Forum Community / Survivor / Re: Most attractive G20 leader on: May 23, 2012, 03:38:41 pm
Eliminate- Zuma and Abdullah
Immunity-
2236  Atlas Fantasy Elections / Atlas Fantasy Government / Re: SENATE BILL: Amendment to Discourage Small Type Use (Debating) on: May 23, 2012, 03:37:12 pm
White type is far better then small type... small type is a pain in the ass. It also rarely hides funny remarks... two examples above show that :-PP

Except when it's white type at the end of a sentence, when unless the sentence is obviously cut off, it's really not that effective, since people may not even notice it's there, unlike small time, which is evident due to there actually being something. White type may be easier to read, but small type is easier to notice. See my point about the end of sentences?
Gray then...
2237  Atlas Fantasy Elections / Atlas Fantasy Elections / Re: Whig Party - The new movement for Atlasia on: May 23, 2012, 02:45:26 pm
ONLY a suit jacket and tie? That sounds too informal to me...
2238  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: Happy Anniversay Young Tweed on: May 23, 2012, 02:19:54 pm
The man...the legend!
2239  Atlas Fantasy Elections / Atlas Fantasy Government / Re: SENATE BILL: Pregnant Women Support Act (Amendment at Vote) on: May 23, 2012, 02:01:51 pm
Aye
2240  Atlas Fantasy Elections / Atlas Fantasy Elections / Re: Office of Mideast Governor ZuWo on: May 23, 2012, 01:32:21 pm
Congratulations- Governor!!!

Here is my office warming gift...

2241  Atlas Fantasy Elections / Atlas Fantasy Government / Re: SENATE BILL: April 2012 Foreign Policy Review (Amendment at Vote) on: May 23, 2012, 01:28:41 pm
Nay
2242  Atlas Fantasy Elections / Atlas Fantasy Government / Re: SENATE BILL: Pregnant Women Support Act (Debating) on: May 23, 2012, 01:28:05 pm
Sbane- I appreciate your feedback and I am glad to see that we aren't too far off from each other here... however I will not consider that amendment friendly as I believe information about how the procedure is performed and alternatives are crucial for women to know...and also defining child as including the unborn can help a woman obtain greater insurance benefits during her pregnancy
2243  Atlas Fantasy Elections / Atlas Fantasy Government / Re: SENATE BILL: Amendment to Discourage Small Type Use (Debating) on: May 23, 2012, 01:25:25 pm
White type is far better then small type... small type is a pain in the ass. It also rarely hides funny remarks... two examples above show that :-PP
2244  Atlas Fantasy Elections / Atlas Fantasy Government / Re: SENATE BILL: WHITE HOUSE BUDGET PROPOSAL (Debating) on: May 23, 2012, 01:21:51 pm
As I said- I'm very happy with this budget particularly commitment to veterans...I was considering moving to take out the funding for broadcaster but that would get me no where and frankly the good far outweighs the bad here...I look forward to seeing BigDaddyPA's proposals
2245  Atlas Fantasy Elections / Atlas Fantasy Elections / Re: Whig Party - The new movement for Atlasia on: May 23, 2012, 01:55:59 am
For Simfan to be able to run for it- I propose a vote of no confidence for "Vice Chairman Vacancy"
2246  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: Opinion of jmfcst on: May 23, 2012, 01:01:06 am
No worries Jmfcst...I knew it was meant to be lighthearted....I sincerely appreciate your understanding

did you serve in Vietnam?  if so, when and where?  my pastor served in Cu Chi in the Army's 25th ID for 13 months.
Yes- I remember you telling me about that...Hell's Half Acre they call it
I did serve in Vietnam with the Seabees- went first in 65 and I was there at the start of Dong Xoai- count my lucky stars every day to have had the Army boys with me...served mostly along the coastline with various naval construction battalions- spent some time in Quang Tri and later in Da Nang... second tour was on a civic action team and went inland to build schoolhouses and civic structures for many of the villages the VC ravaged...
2247  Election Archive / 2012 Gubernatorial Election Polls / Re: NC-SurveyUSA: Dalton (D) closing the gap with McCrory (R), still down by 5 on: May 23, 2012, 12:24:21 am
Good news. I doubt the Libertarian actually gets 7% though.
I agree Miles- I also think Johnson is polling too high in the national polls...
2248  Atlas Fantasy Elections / Atlas Fantasy Elections / Re: Whig Party - The new movement for Atlasia on: May 23, 2012, 12:23:23 am
Yikes- sorry folks didn't meant to cause a crisis!
2249  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: Opinion of jmfcst on: May 23, 2012, 12:19:57 am
I like jmfcst and I know it isn't intentionally offensive but I find his signature to be in bad taste...

Understood, I brought this up myself earlier today.  But our language is full of idioms referencing medals, e.g. "you deserve a Purple Heart for addressing that hostile crowd"

My sig wasn't meant to belittle the men who really earn those medals.  And I'll remove my sig for Memorial Day.
No worries Jmfcst...I knew it was meant to be lighthearted....I sincerely appreciate your understanding
2250  Forum Community / Off-topic Board / clarence's Primer for What to Wear and When to Wear It on: May 22, 2012, 11:49:51 pm
What to wear-


When to wear it-
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