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re: The tide is turning. Comedian George Lopez booed off stage at Denver gala for Trump jokes - tigers win2
[quote]God, I hope things like happen more and more. Check my privilege? Bull shite...they're the ones that need to check their privilege.[/quote] Agree. Maybe it's adhering to "societal norms" that allows people to prosper and not have issues. The white guy that's tattooed up with ear gaug...
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re: Rishard Matthews tweets he’s done if NFL makes national anthem rule - tigers win2
Just like all those celebrities moving to Canada if trump won the election. ...
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re: Pick my next outdoor challenge; Part 3 - tigers win2
[quote]Yeah it is. I've done it twice, but years ago. It's 100% wilderness.[/quote] What is the best time of year to go? How many people to a raft? Rounding up friends is always the tough part for these things. Can you rent the raft from an outfitter in the area and they retrieve it at ...
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re: Pick my next outdoor challenge; Part 3 - tigers win2
[quote]Raft the Alsex-Tatshensheni.[/quote] I will look into this. I have rafted the Upper Gauley river in West Virginia during a record release period. The absolute closest I've ever come to dieing. I was forced under water in the class 5 Pillow rock rapids. Luckily I came up just as I was o...
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re: Pick my next outdoor challenge; Part 3 - tigers win2
[quote] This is a cool thread. How difficult was it to gain entry into the Grand to Grand Ultra? How did you go about doing it? [/quote] I owned up to the fact that I'm not a runner and have done nothing more than a 5k race 5+years ago. I then referenced Mt Rainier climb and multiple 100+ mile mu...
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re: Best camera for expecting mom - tigers win2
[quote] by lynxcat Unless she plans on getting into photography, she will be able to take better pictures with a high end smartphone than with a point and shoot camera. So, I would say she doesn’t need a camera if she has a Galaxy, iPhone, or the like. [/quote] I agree with this completely. ...
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re: Pick my next outdoor challenge; Part 3 - tigers win2
[quote]Canoe the MS River from Memphis to Vicksburg, or Vicksburg to Port Eads. Should be able to cover about 30 or so miles per day. Best time of year would be late Sept, Oct and early Nov. [/quote] I've paddled a lot of the Mississippi (in a kayak) and it is a beautiful river. Haven't been as ...
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re: AT&T v Verzion - tigers win2
[quote]Also, the ability to use the internet while being on the phone is a nice feature (that VZW doesn't offer). Maybe it's time for a new phone... I've had Verizon for years and this is absolutely possible on LTE. Moto x pure user. [/quote] Agree. For the last few years I've been able to...
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re: Pick my next outdoor challenge; Part 3 - tigers win2
[quote]toughman division w[/quote] OK, that's interesting. That's why I love this site. You can be made aware of events like this or the grand 2 grand that you might otherwise never hear about. I sent the link to my brother. He's a gun enthusiast and might consider it with me. Will l...
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re: Pick my next outdoor challenge; Part 3 - tigers win2
[quote]Hike the Appalachian trail[/quote] I'm sure I will at some point in my life, but I'm still working and have kids in the house. Don't have that much time at this point. Looking at a 3-10 day timeframe. Gotta keep the job. Thanks for the suggestions so far. ...
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Pick my next outdoor challenge; Part 3 - tigers win2
This board has been fantastic in coming up with outdoor event and challenges for me to take on. I have until the end of the year to pick my next one so I'm here searching for ideas. Hoping to find something I've never done/ heard of before. Many years ago someone here mentioned the Tour du Tech...
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re: Mass shooting on Vegas Strip discussion - tigers win2
My friends are about to be relocated from MB theater to the airport and then will be released to their hotels. ...
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re: Mass shooting on Vegas Strip discussion - tigers win2
[quote]I still want to know how they found his room so quickly[/quote] News report said a guest staying on 32 floor of MB callled the front desk to report gun fire and smell of gun powder when he was awoken by the event. ...
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re: Mass shooting on Vegas Strip discussion - tigers win2
Just got message they have shut off all lights in Mandalay Bay theatre. They are all in the dark. ...
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re: Mass shooting on Vegas Strip discussion - tigers win2
I just left Vegas at 8:00 their time. Was at event with many people still there. Some are stuck in Mandalay Bay theatre now. Cops have entered and not letting them leave. Others stuck in Excalibur and one sitting on plane. ...
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re: The Black Family Is Struggling, and It’s Not Because of Slavery - tigers win2
When you receive an immediate, but insufficient long term, economic reward for having more children, those that are short sighted think it's an economic boom/ improvement to do so. They don't realize the long term cost to raise a child properly cost far more than the increased stipend. The lack of ...
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re: Another fatal shooting in BR. - tigers win2
[quote]Mayor Broome will certainly address this...right guys?[/quote] Yes, she already did. City government is now handing out glow sticks to people living in areas with insufficient lighting due to street lights not being burnt out, but being spaced too far apart. ...
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re: Authorities investigating death at LSU Phi delt house - tigers win2
[quote]I think their saving grace is they took him to the ER. Would show at least a little bit of concern and maybe throw out the negligence factor[/quote] His dorm roommates brought him to ER from what I've heard. He was in dorm room when he stopped breathing. Had been at fraternity house ear...
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re: Authorities investigating death at LSU Phi delt house - tigers win2
[quote]And, this can't be overstated: Ever parent who is a Greek alum is first and foremost a parent. If the perception is that eliminating or sharply restricting the Greek system will keep their kids safer, it's so long Greek[/quote] As a parent of an 18 year old freshman at lsu that is in a fra...
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re: Are the people riding out Irma in the keys going to survive? - tigers win2
[quote]s the interstate-bridge not set up for contraflow, gridlocked, or closed? Or am I over thinking this, does your friend not have a vehicle? [/quote] They do have vehicles available to them. Must not have been an option for some reason since she was showing my wave heights in reference to le...
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