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  2. Hi-pri:

    Sticky Thread New Members Check-In Thread...

    As part of our enhanced board security procedures, we are now requiring all new members to check in and let us know you are here by posting to this or any other thread within 1 week of registration. Every Friday evening, we will purge all members who have been registered for more than 1 week but...

    Started by Kris Gandillon‎, 03-04-2003 10:35 AM
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    As we have all become aware recently, our safety and security concerns have been receiving much-needed attention. With this in mind, we can all contribute to our personal safety by paying attention to our surroundings--landscape, people, objects, vehicles, etc. In this first scenario, I will...

    Started by MaureenO‎, 07-18-2007 03:01 AM
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    This is the list of websites which are either not allowed to be mentioned or referenced on TB, or sites whose content is subject to being moved: DO NOT POST OR REFERENCE: UB (hate site) SQ (legal threats): Note this includes posting articles from other sites that mention this person...

    Started by Dennis Olson‎, 09-08-2013 09:54 AM
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    2 Sticky Thread Codified rule for posting news stories on TB

    After several weeks of debate, the staff and I have come up with a rule for the posting of news stories on the forum. ALL original posts that start a thread MUST have the entire story, start to finish, unless its impractical due to extreme length or for other technical reasons. (If so, the...

    Started by Dennis Olson‎, 11-25-2012 11:55 AM
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    Sticky Thread Title 17 Fair Use Doctrine TITLE 17 > CHAPTER 1 > § 107 § 107. Limitations on exclusive rights: Fair use Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 106 and 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or by any...

    Started by HeliumAvid‎, 02-10-2010 04:50 PM
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  1. POL

    Most unwelcome news - Kavanaugh accuser has come forward with details

    Posted for fair use and discussion. This is most disappointing news. I had hoped that this person was simply a phantom of the Dimmcrats' imagination. "I Thought He Might Inadvertently Kill...

    Started by SageRock‎, 09-16-2018 03:48 PM
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  2. WAR

    Ongoing Military Conflict In Syria

    The Russian military command suddenly puts troops on full combat alert, movements of combat vehicles and missile systems observe almost all over the country. An activity of Russian troops is most notable in the Western part of Russia, near the borders with Ukraine and the Republic of Belarus,...

    Started by danielboon‎, 04-09-2018 08:09 AM
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    Today 06:54 PM Go to last post

    Many young doctors report burnout, regret career choice.

    Sept. 18, 2018 / 8:59 PM Many young doctors report burnout, regret career choice By HealthDay News TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 -- Burnout affects nearly half of all resident physicians in the United States, raising their risk for serious mistakes, a new study finds. Also, many of these young...

    Started by Troke‎, Today 08:38 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 297
    Today 06:52 PM Go to last post
  4. POL

    4 Republican wins Texas state senate seat that has been Democrat-held since 1879

    Posted for fair use and discussion. Flores defeats Gallego in Senate District 19 By Dylan McGuinness Updated 10:27 pm CDT, Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Voters elected political...

    Started by SageRock‎, 09-18-2018 11:42 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 536
    Today 06:51 PM Go to last post
  5. PREP

    LED flashlights and EMP

    Are LED flashlights susceptible to failure due to EMP? I'm in the process of replacing my Surefire xenon flashlights with Olight LED lights. The 60 lumens Surefires that I've been carrying for years were super bright at the time but are now shallow puddles of light compared to my new 1000 lumen...

    Started by Secamp32‎, Today 11:12 AM
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    Today 06:48 PM Go to last post

    What? No one likes Meghan Markle? (SORRY< I can't seem to copy and paste... some sort of block on article) The story goes on to say that Meghan is having a problem with...

    Started by Milk-maid‎, Yesterday 08:27 PM
    • Replies: 35
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    Today 06:47 PM Go to last post
  7. OP-ED

    What is the matter with Westchester. Suburbanites keep voting against their economic interests. What’s the Matter With Westchester? Suburbanites vote against their economic interest to advance social liberalism. By Bobby Jindal Sept. 18, 2018 6:47 p.m. ET While the media obsesses over all things Donald Trump,...

    Started by Troke‎, Today 06:45 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 5
    Today 06:45 PM Go to last post
  8. OP-ED

    The American Dream needs a Jolt-Americans are losing faith in a better future. The American Dream Needs a Jolt Few believe their children will be better off, and current policy offers no solution. The expectation that each generation will do better than the last is at the heart of the American...

    Started by Troke‎, Today 06:31 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 12
    Today 06:41 PM Go to last post
  9. CRIME

    19 Groomed Then Gone: Pets dying after Petsmart visits By Sophie Nieto-Muńoz and Alex Napoliello NJ Advance Media for | Sept. 20, 2018 When...

    Started by Cardinal‎, Today 05:11 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 231
    Today 06:37 PM Go to last post
  10. TECH

    Lessons from Tesla (The man,not the car) By John F. Wasik Updated Sept. 14, 2018 4:42 p.m. ET A hundred years before Elon Musk sent a Tesla car into outer space and then took the electric-vehicle company and its stock on a roller-coaster ride, that name...

    Started by Troke‎, Today 05:55 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 38
    Today 06:34 PM Go to last post
  11. ALERT

    Pres. Trump rally Thurs 9.20.18 in Las Vegas 9pm EST

    Here is a live link from RSBN.

    Started by AlfaMan‎, Today 06:33 PM
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  12. CRIME

    Fired deputy under investigation for planting drugs (FL) Prosecutors 'lose confidence' in cases brought by deputy; more than two dozen are dropped MARIANNA — Prosecutors are dropping charges in at least two dozen cases...

    Started by Green Co.‎, Today 05:05 PM
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    • Views: 57
    Today 06:29 PM Go to last post
  13. VIDEO

    This is what happens when you reply to spam email

    i found this today and it is very funny .. time 9:48

    Started by byronandkathy2003‎, Today 09:50 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 390
    Today 06:27 PM Go to last post
  14. RACE


    Because this meme has gone viral, I am going to put all related items into one thread. FA

    Started by von Koehler‎, 11-04-2017 06:43 PM
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  15. PLAY

    Funny political cartoons

    Started by Dennis Olson‎, 05-12-2017 03:15 PM
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    The US is rich so Storms are Worse Why Donald Trump opened a discussion of the number of deaths from last year’s Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico just as a storm was descending on North Carolina is one of those strategic mysteries that might yield to an...

    Started by Troke‎, Today 06:20 PM
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  17. PREP

    Underwood Deviled Ham

    I found a can of underwood deviled ham that had a 2008 date marked on the side by me. The label had come off. The outside of the can was rusted, due to the humidity in the pantry. The inside of the can was just fine, no rust in the seam. It looked find and smelled fine, so I ate it. I told...

    Started by nomifyle‎, Today 02:32 PM
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    Today 06:17 PM Go to last post
  18. FOOD

    Canning Meat in lard

    I just finished reading a book about the Romanian revolution in 1989. It is called The Pigs' Slaughter by Florin Grancea. It is told from the point of view of a 14 year old boy. Most of the revolution was faked and the Romanian soldiers were killing each other, each being told that the other...

    Started by Coco82919‎, 09-18-2018 03:26 PM
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    Today 06:17 PM Go to last post
  19. INTL

    China’s running out of US goods to tax, so what other ways can it hit back in the trade war?

    Debate starts to focus on alternative ways to hurt America, ranging from targeting specific imports with higher tariffs to making the exports the US wants the most more expensive ...

    Started by ItsJustMe‎, Today 02:10 PM
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    Today 06:12 PM Go to last post
  20. CHAT

    Now for a totally gratuitous pet thread

    We had just been thru two days of depositions with SIL, heading home. Our two cats, Samson and Charlie were traveling with us in their carriers. We stopped at a bank, and I stayed outside with them. I let them out of the carriers to use the catbox and they wandered around the car while I was...

    Started by Profit of Doom‎, Today 05:40 PM
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    • Views: 47
    Today 06:09 PM Go to last post
  21. POL

    Trump blasts Congress over ‘ridiculous’ spending bill … ‘Where is the money for the wall?’

    The Globalists, both the Leftist Democrats and the Gutless Republcans, have omitted any funding for the wall. If the money bill passes with no wall, I expect the Republicans to lose both the House and Senate. This is no bid deal for most of the Republican Leadership as they are comfortable being...

    Started by Shacknasty Shagrat‎, Today 11:35 AM
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    • Views: 301
    Today 06:07 PM Go to last post
  22. ECON

    Cord-cutters-beware-streaming-tv-prices-are-marching-higher- The online-only television bundles that have lured away cable-TV customers with rock-bottom prices might not stay that low for long. AT&T Inc.’s DirecTV Now streaming service recently raised...

    Started by Troke‎, Today 06:05 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 30
    Today 06:05 PM Go to last post
  23. HEALTH

    15 Shoulder surgery

    Back at the end of July of this year while on vacation I took a nasty fall and messed up my shoulder, MRI shows 2 significant tears to my rotor cuff one in front and one in back plus a detached tendon coming from my bicep. Going in for surgery this coming Wed. My Doc is telling me to expect to be...

    Started by DazedandConfused‎, 09-08-2018 05:11 AM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 315
    Today 06:02 PM Go to last post
  24. TIP

    2 Stormy? Teach kids NOT to touch, or wait close to metal sign poles to avoid lightning!

    Everybody knows not to stand under a tree during a lightning storm but few people, especially children realize the elevated risk posed by waiting too close to, or while touching metal sign poles or other (taller than people) metal objects that could draw a lightning strike. ...

    Started by ainitfunny‎, Today 01:32 PM
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    Today 05:54 PM Go to last post
  25. RACE

    How Savage Are Blacks In America & Why Is Everyone Afraid To Discuss It?

    one of Tommy's best - a bit dated (January 16) but never more true. don't you know he's got to be catching hell from liberals and his black brothers and sisters but thank GOD he’s got the guts to speak out. Violence in the inner cities of our country is an American problem and ignoring it...

    Started by Raggedyman‎, 10-22-2016 07:31 PM
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  26. CRIME

    Nellie Ohr and James Baker Refusing to Testify to Congress

    I think Mz Ohn should be subpoenaed. SS Nellie Ohr and James Baker Refusing to Testify to Congress… Posted on September 20, 2018 by sundance According to sources responding to The Daily Caller, Nellie Ohr and James Baker are refusing to willingly testify to the joint House Oversight and...

    Started by Shacknasty Shagrat‎, Today 04:38 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 145
    Today 05:48 PM Go to last post
  27. WTF?!?

    France’s Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests over IS tweets

    Ragnarok: Wow... Where is this world headed that when you speak out against Islamic terrorists, you can retroactively prosecuted and deemed insane? French far-right leader Marine Le Pen expressed outrage Thursday after being ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for tweeting pictures of...

    Started by Ragnarok‎, Today 02:23 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 204
    Today 05:48 PM Go to last post
  28. CHAT

    Converting a school bus into a RV questions

    Has anyone done this before and can you share your experiences? I may have to go out of town and work and I'm not staying in a hotel. There are a lot of short buses near be that can be picked up relatively cheap and I'm not looking at converting one into a luxury apartment. I don't need (but it...

    Started by joekan‎, 09-18-2018 06:53 AM
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 625
    Today 05:17 PM Go to last post
  29. GOV/MIL

    4 FBI, DOJ Plan Delays and Redactions Despite Trump’s Immediate Document Declassification Order

    President Donald Trump has demanded the “immediate declassification” of sensitive materials about the Russia investigation, but the agencies responsible are expected to propose redactions that would keep some information secret, according to three people familiar with the matter. The Justice...

    Started by OldCraftsman‎, Today 01:42 AM
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 464
    Today 05:17 PM Go to last post
  30. FOOD

    USDA recalls another 133,000 pounds of meat due to E. coli contamination

    Posted: 9:29 AM, September 20, 2018 Updated: 10:53 AM, September 20, 2018 Cargill Meat Solutions, of Fort Morgan, Colorado is recalling 132,606 pounds of beef products due to an E. coli contamination, the USDA said. The meat, made from the chuck portion of the cow, was produced and packaged...

    Started by Green Co.‎, Today 04:28 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 139
    Today 05:12 PM Go to last post
  31. ENER

    America becomes the world's LARGEST oil producer.overtaking Russia and Saudi Arabia

    So there, Mr. Smarty Pants Obama, we did 'drill out way out of this'. Trump Akbar!!! SS 'America becomes the world's LARGEST oil producer after overtaking Russia and Saudi Arabia for the first time in 45 years US pumped more crude oil than Russia or Saudi Arabia this year,...

    Started by Shacknasty Shagrat‎, Today 09:45 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 131
    Today 05:09 PM Go to last post
  32. OT/MISC

    Boy, 12, kills father with rifle while defending mother during domestic dispute

    Poor kid. May have been a righteous shoot but now he has to live with it. A 12-year-old boy in Deer Lodge, Tenn., was defending his mother in a domestic dispute when he...

    Started by Cardinal‎, Yesterday 04:43 PM
    • Replies: 36
    • Views: 658
    Today 05:02 PM Go to last post
  33. ECON

    U.S. household net worth almost $107 trillion in second-quarter 2018

    Note that this is 'household' net worth. Business and corporate assets would add a lot more. SS 'U.S. household net worth almost $107 trillion in second-quarter 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. households added nearly $2.2 trillion to their wealth from April to June this year, the Federal...

    Started by Shacknasty Shagrat‎, Today 04:18 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 35
    Today 04:51 PM Go to last post

    Hurricane Florence landfall in North Carolina, (Now Cat 2, Sept 13 am)

    Started by Millwright‎, 09-07-2018 08:43 AM
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    Today 04:50 PM Go to last post

    Family member needs help - UPDATE, post 44

    My family (7 of us) all live together due to financial matters. It is has been very hard but things have been ok (we have 3 teens in the house). My SIL has just been diagnosed with Stage 3 cancer and is going into kidney failure. We could use any prayers you feel up to giving. I have also...

    Started by trek2001‎, 06-30-2018 11:11 AM
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    • Views: 1,082
    Today 04:43 PM Go to last post
  36. GOV/MIL

    Wasn’t there supposed to be an EAS alert today?

    There was something mentioned last week, I think, that all WEA-capable wireless devices in the nation will receive a test message at 2:20 pm Eastern time on Sept. 20. Did anyone see or hear anything? It was to be in conjunction with an EAS alert. Or did I get the date wrong??

    Started by javajoe‎, Today 01:50 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 172
    Today 04:41 PM Go to last post

    Any chestnut gatherers out there in TB2k land?

    Its that time of year This is the best year that I can remember for chestnuts. I've picked up almost four 5 gal buckets this past week. They are extra sweet and I've yet to find a single worm. These cooler nights with campfires cold beers and roasting chestnuts make for a perfect fall...

    Started by imaginative‎, 09-30-2007 11:00 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 60
    • Views: 5,194
    Today 04:35 PM Go to last post
  38. CRIME

    Shooting in Maryland

    'Multiple victims' reported in Maryland shooting, sheriff says Katherine Lam By Katherine Lam | Fox News Facebook Twitter Flipboard Comments Print Email

    Started by Raffy‎, Today 10:02 AM
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 591
    Today 04:25 PM Go to last post
  39. CRISIS

    The Four Horsemen - 09/17 to 09/24

    Boy celebrates birthday with pizza party for local police Police cruisers from Hopewell Township, Aliquippa, state police and the Beaver County sheriff’s office lined the parking lot of Fox’s Pizza on Friday afternoon, but there was no emergency. It was Jeffrey McCarty’s ninth birthday and...

    Started by Ragnarok‎, 09-17-2018 04:10 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 102
    Today 04:19 PM Go to last post
  40. HEALTH

    I'm alive because of God, good doctors and Obamacare

    Last year I was diagnosed with a bad cancer--adenocarcinoma of the esophagus. I started treatments last year, completing chemo and radiation. Christian Healthcare ministries paid for everything, however it is a monumental task putting together the bills for reimbursement. On January 1st my...

    Started by Bicycle Junkie‎, Yesterday 07:30 AM
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    • Replies: 91
    • Views: 1,624
    Today 04:13 PM Go to last post

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