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      Abbreviated rules   07/28/2017

      Underdawg did an excellent job of explaining the rules.  Here's the simplified version: Don't insinuate Pedo.  Warning and or timeout for a first offense.  PermaFlick for any subsequent offenses Don't out members.  See above for penalties.  Caveat:  if you have ever used your own real name or personal information here on the forums since, like, ever - it doesn't count and you are fair game. If you see spam posts, report it to the mods.  We do not hang out in every thread 24/7 If you see any of the above, report it to the mods by hitting the Report button in the offending post.   We do not take action for foul language, off-subject content, or abusive behavior unless it escalates to persistent stalking.  There may be times that we might warn someone or flick someone for something particularly egregious.  There is no standard, we will know it when we see it.  If you continually report things that do not fall into rules #1 or 2 above, you may very well get a timeout yourself for annoying the Mods with repeated whining.  Use your best judgement. Warnings, timeouts, suspensions and flicks are arbitrary and capricious.  Deal with it.  Welcome to anarchy.   If you are a newbie, there are unwritten rules to adhere to.  They will be explained to you soon enough.  


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  1. Sailing art

    Do yourself a favor and get one of Bob Perry's drawings. An original if you can afford it, if not a print. The more I look at my drawing of the Valiant 40, the more things I see. It is a functional drawing, made to convey information but it is also a work of art.
  2. Stop eating beef?

    While I agree where you are coming, I think the term 'animal husbandry' is rather sexist.
  3. Shooting fish in a barrel.

    One word: Velcro.
  4. Shooting fish in a barrel.

    In my experience, it is a myth that the US has the best health care in the world. There is no doubt that some of the world's best specialists practice in the US and there are some hospitals that set the standard for care in certain specialties. However, overall US health care is probably about the same or worse than other 1st world countries. I have spent more time than I cared to in different hospitals in Germany and the care there is first rate. Poland, not so much. As someone pointed out above, the US is far from the top in many metrics of health care.
  5. Tom and Jeff's spank bank.

    Very nice of you Jeff to share your personal collection of spanking photos. Some of them though, TMI dude.
  6. Stop eating beef?

    Eating late is more of a southern Europe thing. At least in Germany and Poland folks eat supper around 6:00 p.m. Hell, in Germany, especially the eastern part, many restaurants close at 10:00 p.m. Except on Friday and Saturday, they might stay open to 11:00 or even midnight! Even in Berlin, on the average weeknight after 10:00 p.m. if you are hungry it's either doner kebap or currywurst from some little hole in the wall, mostly carryout place. When we would stay with my grandparents in Rome, we wold eat a light supper around 8:00-8:30 p.m. (the big meal was at 1:00 p.m.). Then we would all walk to a little park nearby that had a cafe and we would sit outside and have ice cream and coffee. A nice way to spend an evening.
  7. A history of the 2nd Amendment

    I have a feeling this isn't going to end well.
  8. Shooting fish in a barrel.

    Thanks. I really hit that one out of the park, I love it when one comes right down the middle. I hit a grand slam! And the beauty is, like SJB said, it's true.
  9. Shooting fish in a barrel.

    The Republican party hates everyone except rich, white, males.
  10. I am really impressed with Shooter Jeff and Tom

    He is pissed off because he bought all of those guns, yet his dick is still tiny. Poor fella.
  11. I am really impressed with Shooter Jeff and Tom

    I have lived outside the US now for 21 years. I spent another 5 years in other countries while in the military. vote and when I worked as a civilian for the military overseas for I paid taxes. Any other work done by US workers overseas is exempt from Federal income tax up to around $100,000. Even if the exemption didn't exist, I don't make enough money here in Poland to pay taxes on except SS. Actually I am a taker, I am rated at 90% service connected disability, so thanks for your support. Disability pay is non-taxable of course. Given that I incurred those disabilities while on active duty and it has significantly impaired my life, I don't think I am "phoning it in."
  12. I am really impressed with Shooter Jeff and Tom

    I am a fucking American. I served 8 years in the Army. I have every right to bitch about how fucked up my country has become, because it is all fucked up. We have a fucktard in the White House and a Congress where the majority's only interest is the next election, and they can't even pass a single piece of meaningful legislation. Very impressive. Asshole. I'll see your tongue and raise you an 'I'm cool'.
  13. Random PicThread

    Just download the picture and save it on your hard drive. The new forum software allows you to upload an image from your computer.
  14. Olive harvest

    You aren't going to get EVOO for $5.00 a bottle, I don't care what it says on the label. The olive oil business is dirty as hell and there is more fake EVOO out there than fake Gucci purses.