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Old 01-14-2017, 06:50 AM   #2
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Old 01-14-2017, 07:00 AM   #3
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Sorry to see you go - have always enjoyed your perspectives. Are you losing internet access or simply tired of participating?
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Old 01-14-2017, 08:10 AM   #8
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Excellent... I'm not sure how she did it with a straight face...good actress!
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Excellent... I'm not sure how she did it with a straight face...good actress!
I had to go look her up--she is a very funny woman. Here she is talking about wanting to buy a "protection" gun:

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I had to go look her up--she is a very funny woman. Here she is talking about wanting to buy a "protection" gun:

Wow...just when I think I've learned everything there is to learn from this forum, I learn about :
1. What a protection gun is and how it is different from a

2. Murder gun, and

3. The stupid stick.

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Wow...just when I think I've learned everything there is to learn from this forum, I learn about :
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2. Murder gun, and

3. The stupid stick.

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Poor eta2020. His goodbye to the forum got off track in less that 8 posts!
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Shouldn't a moderator move this to the Bye, I Was forum?
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Was there a particularly heated thread recently wherein Mr/Ms eta2020 was forced into high dudgeon?
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Was there a particularly heated thread recently wherein Mr/Ms eta2020 was forced into high dudgeon?
Yes. I suspect one Porkied thread in particular. Any discussion of health insurance and early retirement angst can raise the temperature in the room--sometimes to undue levels.
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Yes. I suspect one Porkied thread in particular. Any discussion of health insurance and early retirement angst can raise the temperature in the room--sometimes to undue levels.
AH! Ok Makes sense. But if we all did that this would be the Tumbleweeds Forum
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In the time I've been here I've seen several people formally leave like that, and later return. So you never know.
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You might want to see a shrink.
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Heh heh. Reminds me of high school. Or maybe junior high.
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I have to w#rk from home for several hours this afternoon even though it is a beautiful Saturday here, and that video was just what I needed.
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