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Mon Sep 15

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:56 PM

Re: Ann is not a Sarah Fan

"If they asked me this is what I'd tell them, I'd tell them Roger Ebert got it right,

"the day before he passed away, he wrote me a note: "This is all an elaborate hoax." I asked him, "What's a hoax?" And he was [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:54 PM

Re: 46,496,145 Americans on food stamps

The truly remarkable thing is that there is still excess cheese.

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Perhaps cheesy comestibles are not one of the routine food stamp
purchases.

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:50 PM

Re: I don't think transparency means what you think

"These people are diabolical. "

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Shameless maybe.
Stupid quite likely - though ignorant may be a better teerm.

Laughable.

Out of [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:44 PM

Re: This is more fun

"We are doomed. Extreme pc, Ebonics and now this.

It's the end of the world as we know it.

You've already ruined my 'fun' thread 2828.

Metal [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:37 PM

Re: Potassium and Diet

"yogurt (plain, skim/non-fat)"

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Ever notice the only time yogurt is listed as being "good for you"
is when there is nothing added to make it palatable?

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:34 PM

Re: New English Language Usage

Course, the whole concept does bring new perspectives to old
chestnuts -

The Disney song "Whistle While you Twerk" comes to mind.

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The animation potential is quite limitless.

Sun Sep 14

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Howie52 replied to the Great Movies board. 9:01 PM

Re: Hobbitt 2: TDoS

"OCD: "threw" should read "the"

Ken "

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Visiting a threw frig did sound somewhat unique but more enticing
than merely a frig.

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:51 PM

Re: for the readers on the board

A museum dedicated to pain and anguish may be worth a quick read but
I would not plan a trip to Zagreb with an intent to visit.

Others pain and anguish rarely resonates with one's own. And what
can be learned - other than to [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Current Events board. 8:37 PM

Re: cowards

"the question is always, why and does anyone care?"

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Howie52 replied to the Baby Boomers board. 8:30 PM

Re: The Duchess ...

"You might consider posting over on the Pet Lovers Board for suggestions, support etc.

Good luck!

Christina "

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I don't think there is really much we can [more]

Sat Sep 13

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Howie52 posted to the Baby Boomers board. 4:44 PM

Thunder in the distance ...

... and some dark clouds. The back yard is mowed - and the side.
The front can wait a week - although the maple tree is dropping leaves.

The willie worms are out and about early - but are not dark or
thick.

We don't know [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Baby Boomers board. 3:22 PM

Re: The Duchess ...

An update - she seems to be doing about the same.
She cannot see and we seem to have two vets that do not seem to
agree on what is ahead. One says that the scar tissue growth will
prevent her sight from returning. The other says that she [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:16 PM

Re: Global Tobacco Tax

"World Health Organization (WHO)"

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What is their position on poppies?

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:15 PM

Re: Civilization ‘In Jeopardy’ If GO

"Wait.

I thought civilization already went to hell after the SEQUESTER.

JediG "

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Civil - one of those words with dual meanings.
One refers to things relating to [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Everyday Ethics board. 1:14 PM

Re: Really random concern/question

"Thoughts on the ethics of making this kind of information that easily, and anonymously, available? "

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The government knows where you live, your financial [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Current Events board. 12:54 PM

Re: cowards

"I understand that the US Congress is in favor of us going to war against ISIS, I also understand the cowards in Congress and their leaders do not want to vote to authorize the war! Why do we reelect these people? I will vote against every [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Baby Boomers board. 12:49 PM

Re: Rushing the season

Well. after all. it is snowing out west - and north. Perhaps
the weather in Japan is not as chilly yet - but folks try to sell
stuff when and as they can - and the first to market does have an edge.

We consumers have the right - and [more]

Sun Sep 7

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:33 PM

Re: The 80s are calling

"He also said today that he really wasn't into the whole theatre of the job, the same guy that had greek columns at his inauguration. "

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I think that was the nomination [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:28 PM

Re: IKEA NDE

"We made our way to the cash register, paid for our towels, and were excreted Swedish style into the parking lot. "

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at least you knew where your towel [more]

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Howie52 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 4:44 PM

Re: Poll: Sunday morning apparel

"I'm an expert on how to waste time. Really really good at it.

Art "

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Born with the ability or developed over time?

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