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#5173995 We have run out of time

Posted by Stans on 18 April 2015 - 12:43 PM

Sprayed my lawn weeds with Weed-b-Gone™ and the borders with Round Up™, then with the garden hose and copious amounts of water, I washed my deck and deck furniture.  Lots and lots of water.


Now I'm watching the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Bristol, TN.  40 cars racing 160 miles and getting only 5-6 miles per gallon fuel economy!  Mmmmm, I can almost smell the exhaust.  :D

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#5173151 Sunday

Posted by TCat on 08 March 2015 - 12:48 PM

I see that, it just came on Fox news a few minutes ago. it's good to see that someone over there has some common sense. It seems that some of the students should be sent back to the country where they originated, they obviously are not happy with the United States. ☺️
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#5172967 No trademark infringement on the part of Eagle Dynamics (MiG-15 in Vegas)

Posted by Home Fries on 27 February 2015 - 02:56 PM

I took a screenshot of a single frame from 1:20 in the MiG-15Bis Promotional Video.




No infringement on either Planet Hollywood, or Dollywood for that matter!  :rofl:

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#5172947 TGIF?

Posted by Stans on 27 February 2015 - 08:23 AM

Yeah, must be.

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#5172908 Snowy Hump Day

Posted by Whizkid on 25 February 2015 - 06:39 PM

TCat! How the hell are you, man? You've been quiet too long. Bring us up to date on your dazzling life down there!


Waddya mean you don't like snow? It's just fluffy white stuff that God gives to Yankees to irritate them, so what's not to like?

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#5172866 Monday

Posted by Whizkid on 23 February 2015 - 04:40 PM

Meanwhile, here in Kelseyville it's bloody cold!


About 58F with a wind chill factor putting it at 45F!


Damn, don't know if I can stand this! Have to get some long pants on. Winter's hell!

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#5171502 Happy holidays

Posted by Madman on 29 December 2014 - 08:49 PM

I hope you all had a Merry Christmas and have a great New Year!


And the same for you! 

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#5171190 This Day in WWII 15 December 1939 - 1945 *1938

Posted by Donster on 15 December 2014 - 03:49 PM

Thanks for the info Joker!  :thumbsup:

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#5170517 A Big Canadian Salute to US Marine Maj. "Fox" Sinke (ret.)

Posted by Old Guy on 10 November 2014 - 06:03 PM

Word to terrorists:


Be careful of old farts, especially those with military experience.  Most especially those who served in the Marines.


These guys have kids and grandkids.  They worked hard to give them a better world and what do they find?  Scumbags who want to kill those kids and grandkids.  That pisses them off.


They lost good friends in the fight against evil.  Now their culture is threatened by religious nuts embracing evil.  That pisses them off.


At their age sex is just a three letter word.  That really pisses them off.


So watch out for the old bastards.  They don't have a hell of a lot of time left and they'll gladly spend it running a sword up your ass.


S!  Major Sinke



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#5170254 RIP, Jack Broughton.

Posted by Home Fries on 31 October 2014 - 07:14 AM



May Col Broughton rest with the members of his fighter wing, and in (ahem) a different location entirely from LBJ and McNamara. :angry:

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#5169195 Comcast vs Direct TV

Posted by Old Guy on 04 September 2014 - 09:23 AM

It's very nearly possible to obtain all your programming via the Internet, especially if you don't mind watching some programs after they've been broadcast on cable and satellite TV.  The biggest hangup at the moment is sports coverage.


I'm about to dump cable completely and use a combination of Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon for our TV watching.  I may go back to enjoying sports on radio.  The announcers are better anyway.  They have to talk about what's going on in the game instead of filling the airwaves with other crap.


Cable and satellite providers SHOULD be under heavy competitive pressure to improve their offerings due to increased use of Internet sources by informed consumers.  Unfortunately, as has been pointed out above, our nation seems to be mostly populated with Kardashian-watchers and other mindless morons, so the providers just keep raking in the dough.



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#5168794 RIP Captain James L. Sullivan, Jr., 1925-2014

Posted by The Dude on 15 August 2014 - 10:15 PM



A very touching tribute to your father, my friend. Your father symbolizes the courage and integrity of the Greatest Generation.


My condolences to you and your family.


RIP, Captain Sullivan :icon_salute3:

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#5168765 RIP Captain James L. Sullivan, Jr., 1925-2014

Posted by Stans on 15 August 2014 - 04:37 AM



My condolences and prayers to you and your family, Joker.

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#5168762 RIP Captain James L. Sullivan, Jr., 1925-2014

Posted by Fittop on 14 August 2014 - 07:37 PM

My condolences to you and your family, Joker. 

The Merchant Marines lost another good man.

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#5168761 RIP Captain James L. Sullivan, Jr., 1925-2014

Posted by Whizkid on 14 August 2014 - 06:17 PM

Fair winds and following seas, Sir!  :icon_salute3:    Would that many more men had turned out like you. My condolences to you and the family, Joker. That smile will be waiting for you some day.

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#5168760 RIP Captain James L. Sullivan, Jr., 1925-2014

Posted by Madman on 14 August 2014 - 02:40 PM

RIP Captain.  :icon_salute3:


Joker, my sincere condolences to you and your family.

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#5168758 RIP Captain James L. Sullivan, Jr., 1925-2014

Posted by Donster on 14 August 2014 - 01:53 PM

May your father rest in peace Joker. My sincere condolences to you and all of your family.

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#5168333 Fifi !!!

Posted by Old Guy on 26 July 2014 - 02:16 PM

A B-29 flew over Fort Collins twice this morning.  There is an airshow at a local airport featuring Fifi and a C-45 called Bucket of Bolts.


I heard the rumble of engines and walked to where I could see the sky better.  And there she came, no more than 5,000 AGL, heading north.  About 20 minutes later she flew over again, this time from east to west.


About an hour later I saw a C-45 in military colors. 





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#5167211 American Soldier Held By Taliban For Years Is Freed in Prisoner Swap

Posted by Whizkid on 02 June 2014 - 07:12 PM

No, Joker, you're not naive to believe in the US of A! I do, too, but I'm not so sure of its Politicians and some of the inhabitants! Perhaps sheer common sense will win the day, but we may have to eat a lot of humble pie first.

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#5166275 Happy Easter chaps!

Posted by Stans on 20 April 2014 - 06:36 PM

Hey, Oggie!  Long time no posting, glad to see you are still among the living.  I hope everyone had a great Easter.

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