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  2. Hi-pri:


    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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    Per Dennis' instruction, he will make this a sticky. This thread is for important printable downloads. Please place your links on this thread. :)

    Started by mzkitty‎, 01-04-2012 09:47 AM
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    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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    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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    Sticky Thread TB2K prayer

    I feel strongly led by the Lord to start this thread of prayer for the TB2K family. It’s been heavy on my heart for the last 24 hours. I’ve been trying to come up with excuses not to, but I am unable to. The Word of God is so powerful it can not be suppressed. When two or more are gathered in...

    Started by Samsmom‎, 03-02-2013 11:06 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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  9.   **** Regular Threads ****  

  1. BRKG

    4 North Korea launches ballistic missile

    Hit Sea of Japan

    Started by danielboon‎, 07-03-2017 08:17 PM
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  2. CHAT

    Just a little update on Guido & I

    I promised everybody I'd keep you posted on we're doing. Nearly 4 months now since GR is gone. We both miss him terribly. It's said it will get better in time. Well so far, for me anyway, that's not the case. I think the shock has worn off but the grief remains as raw as the day he died. I...

    Started by maric‎, Yesterday 09:58 AM
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    Today 01:18 AM Go to last post

    Little Amish girl in need of prayers

    Guys... if you could spare a minute... Last evening I got a panicked phone call from a neighbor, saying only "my daughter was hurt, can you come?" (Response times out here if you call 911 can be an hour or more, and of course they don't have a car they can just hop into and run to the ER) I...

    Started by summerthyme‎, 07-24-2017 08:54 AM
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  4. CRIME

    2 Cape Cod: Totally trashed topless woman in indecent road rage incident with off-duty cop.

    :rolleyes: Selion Management‏ @SelionMS 6m6 minutes ago #breaking Cape Cod woman charged in topless road rage incident involving off-duty cop Posted on July 25, 2017 at 9:45 PM BARNSTABLE -- A Cape Cod woman faces multiple charges after allegedly assaulting an off-duty police officer...

    Started by mzkitty‎, Yesterday 09:11 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    Today 01:09 AM Go to last post
  5. ALERT

    Boehner predicts obama care will never be repealed

    Boehner predicts Republicans will ¡¥never¡¦ repeal and replace Obamacare Former House speaker John A. Boehner, who has mostly avoided public commentary since leaving Congress two years ago, told a business gathering last week that Republicans are ¡§not going to repeal and replace Obamacare¡¨...

    Started by Meadowlark‎, Yesterday 02:27 PM
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    Today 12:50 AM Go to last post
  6. Poll:

    Poll If there's a Gardening Subforum would You Use it?

    If there's a Gardening Subforum would You Use it?

    Started by packyderms_wife‎, Yesterday 08:15 PM
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    Today 12:48 AM Go to last post
  7. WAR

    Tank drives over suicide bomber's car before deadly blast

    Egyptian Ministry Of Defense

    Started by Seer‎, Today 12:16 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 46
    Today 12:48 AM Go to last post

    How IF EVER will they clean up Fukushima?

    I'm very disturbed by the total LACK of news about the ongoing contamination of the Pacific Ocean by the radioactive leakage from Fukushima. There is just nothing in the news media about this ongoing disaster. Then I got to thinking, "Will they ever be able to stop the radioactive leaks, and...

    Started by ShadowMan‎, 07-24-2017 01:14 PM
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    Today 12:45 AM Go to last post
  9. PLAY

    7 This Week's Best Photography

    People watch fire works explode at the Lincoln Memorial in celebration of 241st anniversary of the Declaration of Independence in Washington, July 4, 2017.

    Started by thompson‎, 07-11-2017 04:42 PM
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  10. BRKG

    Riots in Jerusalem (the Lions' Gate at entrance to Temple Mount)

    Dozens of Arabs riot and throw stones at Maaleh Mota Gur road in capital and near Lions' Gate. Police forces pushing back rioters. Mordechai Sones, 17/07/17 21:11 | updated: 00:03 Police units on Monday evening dispersed rioters...

    Started by Possible Impact‎, 07-17-2017 06:09 PM
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    My SIL's daughter, my niece, is in the hospital due to an auto wreck last week and the prognosis has become very troubling today. The niece is in the ICU. The DW is headed back to Dallas to be with her sister and niece. Please pray for my niece and her family. May Yahweh Jehovah God...

    Started by Texican‎, Yesterday 03:28 PM
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  12. WAR

    Military Just Warned Americans To Expect WAR With North Korea

    Military Just Warned Americans To Exptect WAR With North Korea Mac Slavo July 23rd, 2017 Although most Americans are aware of the ever increasing tensions between North Korea and the United States, the military is no longer pulling any punches. Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford,...

    Started by China Connection‎, 07-24-2017 06:05 AM
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  13. OP-ED

    3 The Rift Between President Trump and AG Sessions is Very Real and Very Valid The Rift Between President Trump and AG Sessions is Very Real and Very Valid Posted on July 25, 2017 by sundance When President Trump made his initial...

    Started by thompson‎, Yesterday 08:25 PM
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    Today 12:20 AM Go to last post
  14. POL

    15 McCain Returns to Senate w/Standing Ovation But Slams Radio, TV & Internet "Loudmouths"

    McCain gets standing ovation in return to Senate, says they're not 'president's subordinates' By Meghan Keneally Jul 25, 2017, 3:18 PM ET Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., was welcomed back to the Senate floor with a round of applause after returning to D.C. less than a week after disclosing his...

    Started by Seeker‎, Yesterday 03:41 PM
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    Today 12:14 AM Go to last post
  15. GOV/MIL

    Pentagon snared in govt sting as fake cops easily acquire $1.2mn worth of military gear

    The US Department of Defense has been caught out selling large amounts of military supplies to a fake police department. The fake department was created by the US government itself to sniff out waste and fraud. The Government Accountability Office issued a revealingreport last week showing that...

    Started by Millwright‎, Yesterday 11:57 PM
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    Yesterday 11:57 PM Go to last post

    18 EQ TIPS-LEARN from Other people who erred & avoid their costly mistakes

    HUMONGOUS EQ wakes you in the middle of the night! You thought you prepped.....but DID you...really? Will you be saying.... 1.OMG....I WISH I would have tied a flashlight to the head of the bed or hung on a hook beside bed, because everything is thrown all over the room in the dark and I...

    Started by ainitfunny‎, Yesterday 01:41 AM
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    Yesterday 11:56 PM Go to last post
  17. HEALTH

    Women Absorb And Retain DNA From Every Man They Have Sex With

    Women Absorb And Retain DNA From Every Man They Have Sex With June 23, 2017 Baxter Dmitry Women retain and carry living DNA cells from every man with whom they have sexual intercourse, according to a new study. Women retain and carry living...

    Started by packyderms_wife‎, 06-26-2017 12:32 PM
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  18. HEALTH

    The Twisted Business of Donating Plasma The Twisted Business of Donating Plasma Since 2008, plasma pharmaceuticals have leapt from $4 billion to a more than $11 billion annual market. Donors desperate for the cash incentive from high-frequency "plassing" may be...

    Started by NC Susan‎, Yesterday 11:44 PM
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  19. ENVR

    Personal Earthquake Warning For North Central Washington State

    Wasn't sure which prefix to use, so went with environment. Somewhere several years ago I read about a massive earthquake that hit north central Washington state in the early or mid-1800's, killing Indians as there was little white settlement there at that time. I believe I read about it in a...

    Started by Flippper‎, Yesterday 01:32 PM
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    Yesterday 11:42 PM Go to last post
  20. BRKG

    2 Las Vegas: Man with a gun on the roof of a closed supermarket.

    This is all there is so far. TravelCenter HQ‏ @TravelCenterHQ 6m6 minutes ago #Breaking per LVMPD: A man armed with a gun is on the roof of a closed supermarket on Sahara at Valley View.

    Started by mzkitty‎, Yesterday 11:09 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 86
    Yesterday 11:41 PM Go to last post

    Princeton University's 'men's engagement manager' to battle aggressive masculinity

    Princeton University's 'men's engagement manager' to battle aggressive masculinity 4-5 minutes Do men at Princeton University need special guidance so that they don’t become violent, aggressive stalkers or rapists? A paid position at the Ivy League school -- part of its Sexual...

    Started by Dennis Olson‎, Yesterday 02:03 PM
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    • Views: 118
    Yesterday 11:40 PM Go to last post

    Checking in

    I quit the antidepressant today and for the first time in weeks I am hungry. I ate twice today and thinking about eating again. This is the first time I haven't had stomach cramps or an upset stomach after eating. I think the drug was causing more problems than it fixed. I could be going through...

    Started by Bad Hand‎, Yesterday 09:17 PM
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    Yesterday 11:38 PM Go to last post
  23. ALERT

    US Navy Ship Fires Warning Shot At Iranian Coast Guard Vessel

    From NBC News I don't post many videos. I hope I did this correctly.

    Started by Babs‎, Yesterday 10:51 PM
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    Yesterday 11:22 PM Go to last post
  24. BRKG

    Imran Awan Arrested at Airport While Trying to Flee U.S.

    For background on who the Awan brothers are, see this thread: Awan Brothers Scandal Creates Fears About Scope Of Data Leak ...

    Started by Heliobas Disciple‎, Yesterday 04:35 PM
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  25. ALERT

    NOW illegal to USE/hold phone, EAT, Drink ANYTHING, or SMOKE while driving in WA State!

    LAW APPLIES EVEN IF YOU ARE STOPPED AT A TRAFFIC LIGHT! I HOPE that this law applies to POLICE, and all other civil service employees also!! What drives me crazy is drivers who feel compelled to take their eyes off the road and look at you while they talk to you, sometimes for many many seconds!...

    Started by ainitfunny‎, Yesterday 02:49 AM
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  26. CHAT

    5 Prep considerations when building a new house

    Our builders are almost finished with framing, now electrical, HVAC and plumbing starting this week. Maybe sheetrock next week. We will not have a basement. Does anyone have any thoughts about things that could be done at this stage r/t prepping? I've had some thoughts about hidden storage,...

    Started by bev‎, Yesterday 06:15 PM
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    Yesterday 10:57 PM Go to last post
  27. LEGAL

    Snopes Resorts To Crowdfunding Amid Legal Battle Snopes meets $500K crowdfunding goal amid legal battle Associated Press 9 hrs ago SAN DIEGO — Fact-checking website has quickly met a $500,000...

    Started by Dozdoats‎, Yesterday 10:09 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 68
    Yesterday 10:47 PM Go to last post
  28. BRKG

    4 Secret Service Shooting NW DC No Details Man shot in thigh- Gateway Pundit

    JUST IN ==> Secret Service-Involved Shooting Reported In D.C JUST IN ==> Secret Service-Involved Shooting Reported In D.C. Joshua Caplan Jul 25th, 2017 4:28 pm 12 Comments

    Started by Seabear‎, Yesterday 04:50 PM
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    • Views: 526
    Yesterday 10:43 PM Go to last post
  29. INTL

    4 Main Russia/Ukraine invasion thread - Donetsk now claims all of Ukraine - Post #18742

    Shortly after today's surprising announcement by Russia that it would conduct broad military drills in Central and Western Russia, which would include 150,000 troops, we posted a rhetorical question: How will NATO respond? Submitted by Tyler Durden on 02/26/2014 10:59...

    Started by Possible Impact‎, 02-26-2014 10:20 AM
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    Yesterday 10:34 PM Go to last post

    Trump critics liken Boy Scouts event to a Hitler youth rally

    Trump critics liken Boy Scouts event to a Hitler youth rally Published July 25, 2017 Fox News The spectacle of wealthy left-wing Hollywood elites lashing out at members of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) because of their robust cheering for President Trump as he addressed their national...

    Started by Dennis Olson‎, Yesterday 02:49 PM
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 357
    Yesterday 10:34 PM Go to last post
  31. SCI

    Ancient humans had sex with non humans

    25 Jul, 2017 New research shows that ancient humans had sex with non human species. According to a study conducted by Omer Gokcumen, an assistant professor of biological sciences at the University of Buffalo, ancient humans had intercourse with a "ghost species" of "proto human". Gokcumen...

    Started by imaginative‎, Yesterday 09:22 AM
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    Yesterday 10:33 PM Go to last post
  32. POL

    'Daily Beast’ writer apologizes for Sanders insult after Scaramucci demand

    ‘Daily Beast’ writer insulted Sarah Huckabee Sanders – then Anthony Scaramucci stepped in Jul 25, 2017 7:10 am ‘Daily Beast’ writer insulted Sarah Huckabee Sanders – then Anthony Scaramucci stepped in Supporters of the president were incensed when a writer for The Daily Beast tweeted an...

    Started by Dennis Olson‎, Yesterday 10:32 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 45
    Yesterday 10:32 PM Go to last post
  33. WAR

    4 London: Um-hum. Another acid attack.

    Alad Von Dari‏ @aladdari 3m3 minutes ago #BREAKING Bethnal Green acid attack -- ‘We’ve got acid on us, we’ve got acid on us!’... July 25, 2017 Police have rushed to the scene of an attack in Roman Road, Bethnal Green. Shocking footage of shirtlesss men being doused with a hose have...

    Started by mzkitty‎, Yesterday 03:39 PM
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 299
    Yesterday 10:29 PM Go to last post
  34. CHAT

    Prayer for all those who are hurting

    I saw this prayer on Facebook not too long ago. Whenever I'm feeling stressed and overwhelmed, I read this. It has helped calm me considerably. Since my husband died, I have been hit with car problems, trying to do home repairs myself that should have been done years ago, health and family...

    Started by Dinghy‎, Yesterday 10:27 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 29
    Yesterday 10:27 PM Go to last post
  35. HEALTH

    Tumeric & Pepper Ratio ?

    Both Erik & I have arthritis (me RA, Erik Osteo). We have Tumeric, empty capsules and the capsule filler. So many items we've read say/recommend adding ground pepper to the Tumeric, however they are all over the place with the amount to use. Any ideas how much pepper to add and how many...

    Started by GenErik‎, 06-05-2017 12:56 PM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 876
    Yesterday 10:24 PM Go to last post
  36. Moved:

    Leftist Snopes Forced To Beg For Cash To Stay Afloat

    Leftist Snopes Forced To Beg For Cash To Stay Afloat July 25, 2017 By Robert Gehl – the so-called “fact-checking” site that veers off into leftist politics more often than they should – is now forced to beg for money. In a very convoluted series of events, the site claims that...

    Started by Dennis Olson‎, Yesterday 10:29 PM
    • Replies: -
    • Views: -
    Yesterday 10:23 PM Go to last post
  37. ECON

    Shrinking dollar could boost the market and make these stocks big winners

    Shrinking dollar could boost the market and make these stocks big winners The U.S. Dollar index is down 8 percent this year, and so far companies have not been discussing the benefit...

    Started by 2x2‎, Yesterday 07:42 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 220
    Yesterday 10:20 PM Go to last post
  38. POL

    2 Trump Tweets 7-25-17 [He's on a Roll!]

    INTERESTING! Donald J. Trump‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump 2h2 hours ago Jared Kushner did very well yesterday in proving he did not collude with the Russians. Witch Hunt. Next up, 11 year old Barron Trump! So great that John McCain is coming back to vote. Brave - American hero! Thank...

    Started by Buick Electra‎, Yesterday 07:01 AM
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    • Views: 884
    Yesterday 10:18 PM Go to last post
  39. GOV/MIL

    Scaramucci Keeps Promise: Fires First White House Leaker

    Scaramucci Terminates Suspected Leaker Michael Short from White House by Matthew Boyle25 Jul 2017Washington, D.C. Suspected leaker Michael Short has been terminated from the White House communications office, Breitbart News can confirm. Short, an ally of White House chief of staff Reince...

    Started by Seeker‎, Yesterday 12:35 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 712
    Yesterday 10:18 PM Go to last post
  40. LEGAL

    Prof Blasted for Opposing 'Day Without White People' Files $3.8M Suit Against College

    Report: Prof Blasted for Opposing 'Day Without White People' Files $3.8M Suit Against College by Fox News Insider A professor who has repeatedly appeared on "Tucker Carlson Tonight" to discuss being "mobbed" into leaving campus because he is white reportedly filed a multi-million-dollar...

    Started by Dennis Olson‎, Yesterday 09:00 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 120
    Yesterday 10:07 PM Go to last post

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