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re: Infiniti or Lexus? Which is better? - uagrad97
[quote]Why not a LX570?[/quote] Price point is significantly higher from what I'm seeing. Don't want to go that high. ...
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Infiniti or Lexus? Which is better? - uagrad97
Reliability? Dependability and generally just not needing to be in the shop? Need a new full size suv and wife wants the Lexus GX 460 but I say the Infiniti QX80 bc it's bigger inside. Looking at CPO 2016 models. ...
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re: Metal Roof cell service - uagrad97
[quote]Get a better WiFi router? [/quote] We have a good router. It’s just that the area that I live in, Baldwin County, AL has crappy residential WiFi service. Just a notch above HughesNet. ...
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Metal Roof cell service - uagrad97
Recently moved to a house with a metal roof and can't make/receive phone calls in most areas of my house. ATT service and it works fine a few feet from my front door. What can I do (other than getting a new roof)? Also...unfortunately wifi isn't great here either so wifi calling, while better,...
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re: Should pharmaceutical advertisements be limited - uagrad97
[quote]You are saying commercials educate you on the drug?[/quote] No. But commercials make me aware of their existence. If I take drug A for condition X because so far, it's been the best (or only available) at controlling my condition but maybe I have some side effects that could be better ma...
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re: Should pharmaceutical advertisements be limited - uagrad97
[quote]If pharmaceuticals can only be prescribed by licensed dr’s, why are the commercials show to the public at all?[/quote] Because patients are the ones who take the meds, are the ones to benefit from the meds and who will suffer any side effects from the meds. Why on earth would I want my do...
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re: Friendly no smoking reminder: Starting in June, no smoking in bars and casinos - uagrad97
[quote]Why is that so hard to understand for the people advocating for smoker rights?[/quote] Most here are not advocating for the rights of smokers. Rather, the argument is on behalf of the rights of private businesses to run things the way they choose to. Big difference. ...
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re: What’s your monthly AT&T, Verizon, etc bill? - uagrad97
I have AT&T plus DirectTV. AFTER the discounts for having both (recently upgraded my ATT plan to “unlimited plus”), I pay ATT $170 for 4 lines and DTV $55 for the “choice plan”. ATT on gives me 15g per line per month hotspot and unlimted free HBO and DTV on my phones that use no data. This is for 4 ...
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text or textED? - uagrad97
Which do you use to indicate the past tense of text? I've always used "texted" but I hear "text" more often. I don't understand how that could be correct. ...
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re: Alabama Governor Race - uagrad97
[quote]Battle[/quote] [quote]Republican[/quote] :rotflmao:...
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re: Colorado School Districts going to 4 days a week - uagrad97
[quote]So now households with 2 parents that work are going to get screwed?[/quote] People fail to recognize that educating children is the parents' responsibility, along with adequate food, shelter and supervision. Public school is one option parents may choose; however, public school was never...
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re: Can we end the background check for guns debate now? - uagrad97
[quote]what a hack, you just dishonestly cut a quote from the ruling in half to make it mean something it didn't mean. [/quote] Lol. And you completely ignore the basis for my argument, which is that the 15th DOES NOT grant the right to vote. Its sole purpose was to prevent discrimination. ...
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re: Can we end the background check for guns debate now? - uagrad97
[quote]Voting , absolutely, positively is a Constitutional right and has been since 1870. Prior to that, it was NOT[/quote] Wrong. The Fifteenth Amendment: "The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account o...
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re: Can we end the background check for guns debate now? - uagrad97
[quote]So you believe felons and non citizens should be able to buy guns ?[/quote] No. No. No. The 15th prevents discrimination. There is nothing in The Constitution that guarantees the right to vote. ...
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re: Can we end the background check for guns debate now? - uagrad97
[quote]quote: Do you think background checks prevent this? Certainly it prevents them from buying guns from gun dealers Does it prevent them all? Of course not Just like Voter ID laws don't prevent ALL voter fraud, but no serious person ever argued that it would, but you don't just say "we...
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re: Can we end the background check for guns debate now? - uagrad97
[quote]So you believe felons and non citizens should be able to buy guns ?[/quote] Do you think background checks prevent this?...
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re: Advice: living in Gulf Shores/Orange Beach... - uagrad97
[quote]Homeschool then private school that your domineering wife chooses. I feel sorry for your children. Does she also tell them which toys to play with and what activities, if any, they can participate in?[/quote] Actually, yes. It's called parenting. For example, yesterday the activity my se...
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re: Advice: living in Gulf Shores/Orange Beach... - uagrad97
[quote]I have a small insurance agency and help coach local soccer and high school soccer in GS. Wife teaches at the heathen elementary school in GS. I've lived in all sorts of areas of the US (Pensacola, DC, BR, Tulsa) and have no plans to leave any time soon. Great area to raise a family, cheap...
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re: Advice: living in Gulf Shores/Orange Beach... - uagrad97
[quote]The suspense of your kid is making me nervous. [/quote] He's a cool kid. Nothing "wrong" with him--just has different needs that most schools can't accomodate. Believe me--we never thought when we had kids that my wife would end up quitting her job to stay home and be their teacher. You...
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re: Advice: living in Gulf Shores/Orange Beach... - uagrad97
[quote]Ok, but what makes her think it is “the place”? A website? Facebook reviews? Personal tour of school and meeting with principal?[/quote] Yes. She has done a lot of research including personal tours (twice) and conversations with people, including my dad who retired to the area a couple of ...
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