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re: Japanese Police are bored as crime continues to decline. - foshizzle
[quote]They allow almost no immigration. Absolutely no Muslims, ever.[/quote] Not at all true, and they do have plenty of tourists. The real reason why is that the mere possession of firearms or ammunition are treated as very serious crimes that will get you several years of prison time. Fo...
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re: Roth IRA or CD? - foshizzle
A Roth IRA is a type of account. A CD is an investment holding you can have in an account. For example, you can contribute to a Roth and invest that money in a CD if you like. Roths are great btw, better than savings accounts b/c gains are not taxed and you can pull out your contributions when...
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re: Lean Six Sigma - Anyone Tried This? - foshizzle
There are certain situations where LSS is quite effective, but in most cases just knowing how to build a "good enough" process will work fine. Especially if you're a small nonmanufacturing firm I wouldn't waste the time on it. If you're a Fortune 500 manufacturer selling millions of widgets that ...
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re: Would you rather live in Cuba or in a Zombie Apocalypse (in the U.S.)? - foshizzle
[quote]Have you even been to Cuba? Havana is beautiful.[/quote] Havana is not all of Cuba FWIW. Once you get outside Havana it's basically subsistence agriculture and generally pretty bad. That said, there are plenty of 3rd world countries where a middle-class Yanqui can live relatively well. ...
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re: Parents walk in on man having relations with daughter, takes a gruesome / terrifying turn - foshizzle
[quote]I was thinking, how bad could it be? Didn't see that coming.[/quote] Neither did she....
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re: Is it "really" a compliment when men can't last long in bed - foshizzle
They do kinda like it. Just make sure you take plenty of time on your fifth round....
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re: Doomsday Vault Floods....That's Disturbing - foshizzle
[quote]Wrap it in sedan wrap. [/quote] I was going to bust you for not knowing what Saran Wrap is but google tells me sedan wrap is a thing....
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re: American Military Still on the Decline - foshizzle
[quote]Typical new Army line of thinking that it doesn't matter if you win or lose its about cooperation.[/quote] In what is essentially just an exercise, yes it is about learning how to work well with allied forces. You do it that way so that if a shooting war does start you have a better chance...
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re: What grinds your gears this Friday? - foshizzle
Just encountered this one - people who don't reset the microwave timer to zero when they're done. They leave it for the next person....
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re: What grinds your gears this Friday? - foshizzle
People who are obviously able to walk fine but take the damn elevator down one floor. Lazy AF....
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re: Just your ordinary traffic stop. Blue lives matter. - foshizzle
[quote]Do y'all think he's already got his hand on his gun as he's walking around?[/quote] I do. He knew the driver was exiting the vehicle and if you look closely you can see he's holding the rifle. That takes big brass ones to round that corner knowing there's a good chance shit's about to go d...
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re: Just your ordinary traffic stop. Blue lives matter. - foshizzle
[quote]"Cops standing in the road with gun drawn, guess I will just use the outside lane and drive around him." WTF is wrong with people?[/quote] That's exactly the right thing to do in a situation like that. The cop has the perp at gunpoint and obviously help is on the way, what are you going to...
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re: Reuters: Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians - foshizzle
[quote]Reuters buries this pesky fact in paragraph 6: ‘no evidence of wrongdoing or collusion between the campaign and Russia’ [/quote] What about this quote from the same article? [quote] Conversations between Flynn and Kislyak accelerated after the Nov. 8 vote as the two discussed [b]esta...
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re: Why is it so hard to cash a Large Check? - foshizzle
[quote]rogue scholar[/quote] A Rhodes Scholar you aren't....
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re: Reuters: Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians - foshizzle
Here's the key quote from the Reuters story: [quote]Conversations between Flynn and Kislyak accelerated after the Nov. 8 vote as the two discussed [b]establishing a back channel[/b] for communication between Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin [b]that could bypass the U.S. national securit...
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re: It took the Union 4 years to defeat the Confederacy - foshizzle
[quote]It was Romantic culture married with industrial machinery - a minor preview of the Franco-Prussian wars.[/quote] European generals (especially the Prussians) studied Union strategy very carefully, particularly the use of rail....
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re: People who don't pay their HOA dues - foshizzle
[quote]suing in a state where most of the owners don't live[/quote] Why would that be a problem? The HOA is incorporated within the state, it doesn't matter where the owners live....
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re: Some updates to the Beta version...for both Desktop and Mobile users...please read - foshizzle
[quote]host company had to apply updates to server, related to the ransomware issue that hit last weekend[/quote] I'd wonder why they weren't current with their updates....
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re: Cable barrier on interstate for the save in Oklahoma - foshizzle
And why was the guy with the dashcam driving in the left lane? Hmmmm?...
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re: What type of stuff would keep somebody from getting a security clearance? - foshizzle
[quote]It really depends on the level of clearance needed. There is a huge difference between a Secret and Top Secret Clearance investigation.[/quote] That's my understanding as well. I have Secret and didn't think it was all that difficult, basically if you've kept your nose reasonably clean you...
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