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re: OT Parents: How big of a jump is it going from 1 to 2 kids? - Socrates Johnson
[quote]imagine yourself drowning and someone hands you a baby.[/quote] That joke was about having a fourth kid, which probably isn't the same. To the OP, 1 to 2 depends on the age/sex of the oldest. Our oldest was about 2 1/2 when his sister was born, but is totally immature and hard-headed...
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Need landscaping advice - Socrates Johnson
Never posted over here, but logic tells me this is the place to ask for help. Lost a bradford pear tree in my yard in a storm a month ago (saved myself a few hundred bucks from having it cut down. The roots of that shite tree have grown little suckers all over my yard now. Is there a secret to st...
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Black Panther Poster Revealed and Teaser Coming Tonight - Socrates Johnson
[img]https://ewedit.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/black-panther.jpg?w=450[/img] [link=(http://www.superherohype.com/news/398795-black-panther-poster-debuts-teaser-trailer-coming-tonight#/slide/2)]from Superherohype[/link] [quote]Marvel Studios has released the first poster for the upcoming Black P...
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re: tickets to lsu super regional - Socrates Johnson
Gah, you write like caveman. You have a handicap (or are handicapped), not you are handicap. ...
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re: NASCAR Cup Series at Dover | Noon FS1 - Socrates Johnson
Not newman's fault...
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re: The Eagles Add Vince Gill and Glenn Frey's Son for Classic East and West Festival Shows - Socrates Johnson
[quote]Vince Gill can outplay anybody The Eagles ever had,[/quote] Nope. Pretty sure they already have the best guitarist they've ever had. It will be the first time they have two accomplished axemen since Felder left, though...
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re: Zack Snyder steps down from Justice League due to family tragedy - Socrates Johnson
I wonder if the whole Batgirl thing was just a smokescreen to get him in the fold to then do this? When hired, he said (emphasis added by me):[quote]We weren't even talking about Batgirl -- [b]it came up as part of another conversation[/b] and then we all got so excited that the movie suddenly a...
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re: Question concerning first time home buyer purchase - Socrates Johnson
[quote] I'm willing to put up 100k in land as additional collateral with the home. Would that help? [/quote] Is the land you mention the land that the house will be built on? If so, the mortgage will be on the whole property and not only the improvements. They will count your contributed land a...
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re: Recommend negotiation books - Socrates Johnson
[link=(https://www.amazon.com/Negotiate-Win-Rules-Successful-Negotiating/dp/1522601791)]Negotiate to Win[/link] by Jim Thomas This guy taught a class at LSU Banking School that was very helpful. Talks about how Americans use persuasion, not negotiation. Stresses doing homework beforehand, and s...
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re: In other news...Dolly Parton is one hell of a philanthropist! - Socrates Johnson
My wife met her when she wofked at the Nashville Symphony. She performed at a charity event or something. Said she was one of the nicest people she'd met. My wife said her husband dropped her off at the symphony in his mini-truck. They've been married since 1966. Well played, Carl Dean....
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re: In other news...Dolly Parton is one hell of a philanthropist! - Socrates Johnson
[quote]Are they real?[/quote] She's not shy about her plastic surgery....
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re: The Dark Tower trailer - Socrates Johnson
[quote]but he goes out like a chump.[/quote] Steven King's ability to create and describe tension is so much better than his ability to resolve it. 6 pages of excitement, followed by a paragraph of resolution. In this case it's six books of tension, followed by one paragraph of resolution. Tha...
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re: A settled Alton Sterling fact that many people are oblivious to - Socrates Johnson
[quote]he he[/quote] Nothing to laugh about, jerk....
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re: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction 2017 - Socrates Johnson
[quote]Joan Baez[/quote] Did she arrive on Bob Dylan's coattails?...
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re: First NBC Bank selling 9 branches to Whitney - Socrates Johnson
That's how it works. FDIC takes receivership after primary regulator revokes charter....
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re: First NBC Bank selling 9 branches to Whitney - Socrates Johnson
Well, I saw that earlier this week they said they'd have to restate some of their already restated earnings. So...classic First NBC....
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re: Red Oaks on Amazon Prime - Socrates Johnson
For some reason, Seth Meyers' brother cracks me up in this show. Creepy, but funny....
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re: Led Zeppelin Live Bootleg Baton Rouge, La 2-28-75 Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, - Socrates Johnson
It's [link=(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrWNTqbLFFE)]Woodstock[/link] written by Joni Mitchell....
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