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re: Mission trip to Ethiopia - Teddy Ruxpin
I have to follow this. I have a tight connection in Addis Ababa in March. If I miss it I'll have a full day there so I need to find something to do. They have "Lucy" there but unfortunately only the cast of the fossil is on display. I don't know if you're going anywhere else but I know I have ...
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re: Travers Mackel reporting NOLA has halted the Boubon Street construction project - Teddy Ruxpin
[quote] It may be accurate to say their work is "finished[/quote] This just in, Mayor announces Bourbon Street anti terror devices have come in on time and under budget....
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re: Van plows into crowd in Barcelona..at least 13 dead, gunmen holed up in restaurant - Teddy Ruxpin
[quote]They're speculating a house full of propane tanks intended to be in the van exploded last night. [/quote] Pretty wild. So I guess the bomb goes off early on accident so they drive down to Barcelona to make sure they get something done before they are caught. Makes sense....
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re: Dallas, Houston, & Austin on pace to build 130,000 new homes in 2017 - Teddy Ruxpin
[quote]The next housing bubble is going to be a bitch[/quote] The government appraisals will surely come down as fast as they went up...right?...
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re: Stupid white people thing of the day - truck squatting - Teddy Ruxpin
[quote]It effectively renders your truck useless for towing or hauling a big payload in the back.[/quote] Half of truck owners aren't hauling or towing anything so no loss there....
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re: Do You Back Into Parking Spots? - Teddy Ruxpin
[quote]If everyone backed in I wouldn't have to constantly deal almost being hit by those backing out blindly.[/quote] Backing in is indeed better, but these people are dangerous because they don't incrementally pull out until they can see, so I wouldn't trust them to back in to park either, or t...
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re: Dallas, Houston, & Austin on pace to build 130,000 new homes in 2017 - Teddy Ruxpin
[quote]I would love a Prop 13 type law in Texas.[/quote] The property tax law failed in the special session. Would have made any increase of more than 4% have to go to a vote. The House went with 6%, Senate walked out on that number....
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re: Dallas, Houston, & Austin on pace to build 130,000 new homes in 2017 - Teddy Ruxpin
[quote]I have no problem with people moving here, it's great for the state. I just wish they wouldn't try to force the policies from California on the place and would understand what makes it a great place for business and a cheap place to live.[/quote] I've voted against every tax increase since...
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re: Dallas, Houston, & Austin on pace to build 130,000 new homes in 2017 - Teddy Ruxpin
[quote]There isn't much more room to build homes in New Orleans.[/quote] There is room, but it would require building up, and that will never happen with the historic districts and stuff....
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re: Van plows into crowd in Barcelona..at least 13 dead, gunmen holed up in restaurant - Teddy Ruxpin
[quote]ETA disarmed a while ago and they haven't had an attack in years.[/quote] Also, maybe I'm wrong, but it makes no sense for the Basque to attack the Catalonians....
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re: Van plows into crowd in Barcelona..at least 13 dead, gunmen holed up in restaurant - Teddy Ruxpin
[quote]NSFW footage. [/quote] Oh man, that didn't look good....
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re: Van plows into crowd in Barcelona..at least 13 dead, gunmen holed up in restaurant - Teddy Ruxpin
[quote]Do you know of any LSU bars in Barcelona where I can watch the game? [/quote] Scobies Irish Pub had ESPN. I watched LSU/Notre Dame game there a couple years ago....
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re: Van plows into crowd in Barcelona..at least 13 dead, gunmen holed up in restaurant - Teddy Ruxpin
[quote]This stuff terrifies me and makes me hesitant to go anywhere with my family. Cars being used as weapons. Can't really guard yourself against that except stay away from roads or just stay inside. [/quote] My brother was with his wife in London when those three guys knifed all those folks. ...
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re: What to do in Austin, TX for a bachelor party? - Teddy Ruxpin
Rainey is packed like Mardi Gras or something now. Nothing hipster about it....
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re: Cedar Point's next coaster: Steel Vengeance - Teddy Ruxpin
Mean Streak was a cool ride as it was without a line....
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re: What is the most awkward or weirdest business name you ever heard of - Teddy Ruxpin
A mental health provider legal name being "Standing Behind You". A therapist legal entity name that got to the point. "Let's Talk Sex"...
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re: Traveling out of the country during Thanksgiving is so much cheaper than Xmas - Teddy Ruxpin
[quote]What flight service are you using? Going to France around TG with Delta and the flights are over $1300 per person.[/quote] Also consider nearby airports if possible. Europe isn't all that big by air and it may be worth the little extra hassle of another flight. I also generally just let...
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re: Credit Card Rewards and Points Discussion - Teddy Ruxpin
[quote] Ive been jumping straight from Flying Blue to Air France to book. Found it fairly straightforward when I actually wanted to book a flight. Found the flight, held it, transferred points from UR, booked and paid in about 10 minutes...but I have found a normal search through FB can be very log...
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