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re: $55k Spinoff: Are you where you thought you'd be in life? - RogerTheShrubber
[quote]I'm a sophomore at LSU and still have no idea what I want to do in life. Anyone else? [/quote] I'm at the latter part of middle age and don't. Just enjoying the ride....


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re: Bloomberg plans $50m war against the NRA - RogerTheShrubber
Spend, baby..spend. Will do no good, but someone could probably use the money....


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re: Live comfortably on $55,000 per year? - RogerTheShrubber
[quote]$55k in BR is good starting money. People's ideas seem a little skewed. [/quote] 55K is far above avg. starting salary for the average college grad....


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re: Anyone remember a poster that used to keep a running list of lies from the Right - RogerTheShrubber
[quote] He was basically Spiderman Tuba, absent the somewhat comforting notion that you get with Tuba that he's actually snickering in front of the screen as he types each post. With DA, I NEVER got the notion that he wasn't at all times 100% serious in his wackiness[/quote] 100% accurate. I th...


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re: Cabin/camp in Tee Harbor, finally came through. - RogerTheShrubber
[quote] I would love to live in AK. I just can't handle cold. 36 degrees in the marsh during duck season damn near kills me.[/quote] It's in the 30's or upper 20's most of the winter here. We only get a couple of arctic outbreaks, so it's fairly mild. We do get a lot of snow though, which I...


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re: Gun control laws - Japan - RogerTheShrubber
[quote] So you favor altering all facets of the constitution based on stats from foreign countries? [/quote] Since we're so similar and all. ...


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re: Gun control laws - Japan - RogerTheShrubber
[quote] I am the exact opposite of most ot this boar[/quote] :lol: If it makes you feel better about yourself. ...


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re: Gun control laws - Japan - RogerTheShrubber
[quote]My posting history absolutely shows I am open to information. I have never taken a stance on gun control because I do not have an informed enough opinion. Same on obamacare. [/quote] Your posting history shows a stubborn stance on issues and an unwillingness to relent despite contrary info...


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re: Gun control laws - Japan - RogerTheShrubber
[quote]Swiss have strict laws about carrying a firearm. Totally illegal to carry one that is concealed in ANY way. They have a system that basically says leave your guns at home. Very different than ours.[/quote] the Swiss don't have a violent subculture that's responsible for the overwhelming ma...


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re: Gun control laws - Japan - RogerTheShrubber
[quote] This board might make a good case study in intentional ignorance imo. [/quote] :lol: Right. And your posting history shows just the opposite, I'm sure. What about Switzerland? ...


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re: Gun control laws - Japan - RogerTheShrubber
[quote] Liberal gun laws, correlates with more people killing each other's with guns. [/quote] What about Switzerland?...


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re: Cabin/camp in Tee Harbor, finally came through. - RogerTheShrubber
[quote] Serious question. I got an email about one of the middle schools in Juneau looking for a turnaround principal. What is a good salary in that area to be considered making a good adequate living? ETA: The listed salary range was 86,000 to 111,000 for the principal job.[/quote] Avg. is ...


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re: Cabin/camp in Tee Harbor, finally came through. - RogerTheShrubber
:lol: I've met several folks from this website here. If you folks want to do a get together in town, it's on me. Less the airfare, of course. ...


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re: Gun control laws - Japan - RogerTheShrubber
[quote]Citizens cannot own guns there. They average exactly 2 gun related homicides per year. [/quote] In Singapore, you can get caned for grafitti and spend two years in jail for gay sex. I'll bet you don't see a lot of grafitti and openly gay stuff in Singapore. Are those good ideas?...


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re: Cabin/camp in Tee Harbor, finally came through. - RogerTheShrubber
[quote]can you post more pics of the property itself? I wanna buy a place in Alaska [/quote] I'm going out there tonight, will take a few pics and post later. ...


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re: Cabin/camp in Tee Harbor, finally came through. - RogerTheShrubber
[quote]That looks like paradise. [/quote] It's pretty close. Downside is they get a lot of snow in the winter. The road is maintained, but the driveway is a switchback at a very steep angle. Probably have to park uphill in winter and buy a plow or pay someone to do it. ...


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re: Cabin/camp in Tee Harbor, finally came through. - RogerTheShrubber
Some of the islands just off shore have camps. Also, further out the road there are some camps as well. I can access my place via the road system, it's about halfway between town and the end of the road. It's on Lynn Canal, which is the largest Fjord in N. America. This is the entrance to ...


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re: Cabin/camp in Tee Harbor, finally came through. - RogerTheShrubber
Yep, It's got an oudoor cooking area, so I'll be doing regular crab feasts on weekends. My wife likes to whale watch, it's in prime whale watching territory. It has a nice dock, and there's a nice community out there on the other side of the harbor from my place. [img]http://oi59.tinypic.co...


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re: Cabin/camp in Tee Harbor, finally came through. - RogerTheShrubber
Probably. They filmed one of those "Buying Alaska" shows in the house closest to the cabin. The lady in that show didn't choose the house because of the bears. There's bears anywhere in Juneau. ...


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re: Cabin/camp in Tee Harbor, finally came through. - RogerTheShrubber
[quote]how much are the tidal flucuations there? [/quote] Extreme is around 22 ft. Average daily is around 15 ft. In extreme low tides, I't will probably be pretty low around the arm this cabin is located. [quote]Congrats on the new pad. That will be pretty amazing. [/quote] It's an a...


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Cabin/camp in Tee Harbor, finally came through. - RogerTheShrubber
Just got confirmation today that a cabin I've been looking at in Tee Harbor came through. It will be a camp until September, when I'll move in full time. It's two cabins put together, needs a little work but I am getting it for a great price. [img]http://oi61.tinypic.com/2d760s3.jpg[/img] ...


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re: Conservatives concerned about Rand Paul's foreign policy - RogerTheShrubber
[quote] No, you don't understand the battle between conservatives and RINO's. a.) these are not equal forces. The establishment (i.e. majority ) is much more powerful. That is to say, they have much more support. You can bitch about them all day long: but they are in the drivers seat. [/quote] ...


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re: Another " Am I being detained " cop video but this time officer loses his cool - RogerTheShrubber
That's scary you made that analogy referring to police. ...


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re: Another " Am I being detained " cop video but this time officer loses his cool - RogerTheShrubber
[quote] Because if anyone else in the whole wide world was treated by another human being like that, we wouldnt blame them one bit for losing their cool and telling the other party what an arse they were being.[/quote] So professionalism means nothing to you. The second officer knew what was up....


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re: Another " Am I being detained " cop video but this time officer loses his cool - RogerTheShrubber
[quote] I just expect more from people [/quote] Which people? There were two very immature people in that video. ...


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re: What is the point of income restricted apartments? - RogerTheShrubber
[quote] The advantage to the property owner is that the check is guarenteed. No more hassles with collections since Uncle Sam sends you the check. [/quote] Not sure all income restricted apts work like that. Section 8 may, but most folks here who live in "income restricted" housing pay their ow...


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re: What is the point of income restricted apartments? - RogerTheShrubber
Yeah, they've got some of those around here. Company gets tax credits for renting to poor people but still charge market rate. 2 BR income restricted apt here runs around $1,200/month. ...


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re: What is your opinion of this Wedding Picture? - RogerTheShrubber
I dislike tats to the extreme (or tats in general) but think it's a pretty cool pic. If they like it, guess that's all that matters though....


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re: Another " Am I being detained " cop video but this time officer loses his cool - RogerTheShrubber
[quote]duh why do you think you got pulled over? [/quote] Why did he get pulled over? What illegal act was he performing? ...


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re: White Men Vote Republican Because They're Suckers. - RogerTheShrubber
[quote] Isn't that Republican big tent just wonderful?[/quote] Is he a Republican?...


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