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#2156704 This clearly deserves its own thread

Posted by JKor on 29 October 2015 - 10:51 AM


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#2796514 RIP Cose

Posted by Humperdink on 27 August 2018 - 11:49 PM

I hope it okay for me to post here,  this is Karen, "ma" to Cose.  I have cracked the code to his password, etc., to be able to answer a few questions I have seen on the forum.  But, first I want to share with you all just how much many of you meant to him.  He truly felt a brotherhood with you and was stoked to go on his Cose to Coast 2017 trip, meeting many of you in person.  It was something that kept him going while he was devastated by circumstances he would not like me to get into here.  Suffice it to say, to the member asking if Disa knows, he DID NOT want her to know anything.  She had blocked his calls, texts and email messages, and he felt abandoned by her when she moved out upon him not being able to work anymore.  He tried for years to explain to her how much he loved her and would do anything to have her back in his life.  His dad (I don't know if you knew he was basically estranged from) came down when Cose first was in the ICU July 13th) although my daughter DID NOT want him to know.  Cose told him, as well as, everyone else, he didn't want Disa to know a thing about this.  He found out from a friend that made contact with him that Disa posted on Facebook about his "addiction" and how he needed help, how "she tried" to get him help, on and on.  Put him on blast for all to see.  I have the screen shot his friend sent.  We were all puzzled as to how Disa found out.  My daughter called their dad and he admitted it was HIM that invited her to his home in Oroville to fill her in on the whole thing.  At that point we didn't have the Wilsons diagnosis and she presumed it was alcohol related cirhhosis.  Cose was devastated by the betrayal of his dad doing this to him, and for Disa to make a public statement about him.  Btw, never mentioning say a prayer or anything for him.  He sat in the chair starring blankly for over two hours with tear filled eyes.  NO DISA doesn't know.  I hope it is a very long time before word gets to her.  That would be his wishes.  Thank you for all the love you have shown my son,  I couldn't have loved him more or been prouder of him.  I sat in the hospital for 12-15 hours per day from the 13th of July until his demise.  We, fortunately, had much time to go over what was important to him and his wishes.  Love to you brothers of Cose. <3  

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#2364981 It's official

Posted by Brian72 on 12 August 2016 - 09:56 AM

no cancer! Dr removed all pre cancerous baddies and I'm in the clear. The downside is I get to look forward to a colonoscopy every 2 years now... <_<
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#2594924 At 2pm today, in Portland, Oregon

Posted by Car ChuckRam on 19 July 2017 - 04:12 PM

At the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Field Office, my wife was administered the Oath of Citizenship, and is now, and forevermore, an American.  I am so very proud of her. 



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#2572121 The Health Inspector Just Left

Posted by siouxbrewer on 06 June 2017 - 01:45 PM

And told me that she tells people to come eat here all the time because it's so clean. I see her eating in here from time to time, but that comment really made me smile. 4 straight perfect scores #notsohumblebrag

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#2322218 Pardon me while I pat myself on the back

Posted by glassonion on 08 June 2016 - 06:43 PM

Through the use of myfitnesspal, a 1500 cal sensible diet and moderate exercise, I have lost 53 pounds.


I'm feeling pretty good right now. I really have no goal set to achieve other than I want to see how much I can loose with the same regiment. I would like to see 200 but we'll see. I am taking the slow but steady approach and not starving myself, but just watching more closely what I eat and portion control.


I have found out that just because a product is labeled as lite or healthy doesn't mean it is. 


So it's been a journey that I am dedicated to.

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#924932 LOL

Posted by Hillbilly Deluxe on 21 January 2012 - 08:51 PM

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#2480545 Hillary Clinton will NEV-AH be the Preezy

Posted by Car ChuckRam on 19 January 2017 - 08:52 PM

The fact that adults would come into the PH and push buttons like a child is unreal. Pretty sure that everyone knows that the election is over and who won and who didn't win. We get it.


The fact that Mexas has been borderline with his bullshit for more than a decade with no Mod action is unreal. 

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#895993 In all seriousness.

Posted by brewman on 22 December 2011 - 08:49 AM

As the holiday's approach I look back at my life and wonder at all the decisions I've made and where they have brought me. I think about my daughter Cindy and wonder if she is looking down upon me and happy with what she see's. I think about my daughter Kristina and her new baby and wonder if I did enough to teach her to be a good parent.I know I was not the best kid, brother, husband, father, friend I could of been but I hope I did more good then bad.And after all the hurt, pain and loss Ive been through I now know that expressing your feelings is never a bad thing. Let that person know how you feel because you never know if you will have another chance to tell them.If you have kids, love them as best as you can and always tell them you love them, no matter how old they are.Make sure you parents know you think about them and thank them for making you who you are. Don't let life get in the way and loose touch with friends and family.And most of all, try to make this a every day thing, not just a holiday thing.I want to wish you all the best holiday, any way you wish to spend it.Ill get off my sappy soap box now. (Thank you Cindy for touching me today and filling my heart with love.)A very teary eyed Dan.
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#2386052 Missing Woman Found Dead On Top Of A Home Depot

Posted by zymot on 16 September 2016 - 06:30 AM

At my Home Depot they regularly find people dead in the store. Typically they die of starvation while waiting for somebody to assist them.
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#2255455 Nancy Reagan has died

Posted by Seagis on 06 March 2016 - 07:24 PM

Mooch has zero class. Freakish large man hands and posterior, but no class.


I guess that you have to have class in order to recognize it.


I give you a pretty wide berth, man, but I have to ask you what it is about Michelle Obama that differentiates her from people like Laura Bush or Nancy Reagan. I mean, other than the fact that she's a Democrat or that she's black.


You can disagree with someone's political perspective without automatically seeing political affiliation as a lack of class. It's not hard. I don't care for Joe Biden's political stance, but I think he's shown a great deal of class and grace in light of the family deaths he's had to endure. For all the political caricatures people make of him I think Biden has a lot of class.


Do you care to give any specific examples of classless behavior that Mrs. Obama has evidenced? Or are you just posting nonsense because you enjoy picking at people that don't think like you? I'm going to guess that it's the latter rather than the former.


I generally don't talk about my own political views here on the board a great deal - even though most people recognize that I'm likely even more conservative than even you are - but this kind of discourse is needless, petty and stupid.


I realize that this is a waste of my own efforts as you're likely to just post a couple of general examples of things she's done that you don't like, which, of course, do not in any way equate to a lack of class. I think you'd sooner shoot yourself in the head than admit that she ever did anything you approve of.


Quite frankly it's a bit sad that a grown adult - one that's even older than my own 44 years - can have this level of distaste for another human being. Actually, sad probably isn't the right word. Pathetic is probably a better choice. You want to talk about a lack of class? Try to find someone who takes the opportunity to post about the current First Lady - who just so happens to not be from their own party - in a memorial thread for a woman that died. That's prima facie evidence of a complete and total lack of class.


But carry on with your "Aww, shucks. I'm just having fun!" stupidity. I've had enough of it.

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#964831 The curious case of Barack's transgender nanny

Posted by miccullen on 05 March 2012 - 01:32 PM

damn Joe, apparently you have something against just about every possible subgroup of humanity
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#947938 Too soon?

Posted by phalanxausage on 16 February 2012 - 03:30 PM

Could y'all send a pm when you delete a post? I always tried to do that when I was a mod. It helped the poster understand what was unacceptable about their post & prevented re-posts. It also keeps the mods activites more personal instead of appearing to be random actions from the invisible hand of moderation.
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#927017 State of the Union Address [MERGIFIED]

Posted by djinkc on 24 January 2012 - 09:32 AM

I plan to continue my long time tradition of not watching it again.
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#2512479 special moments with my girl

Posted by TonyBrown on 02 March 2017 - 07:39 AM

when I work from home this is part of my routine  :D



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#921294 Oh my..... NSFW

Posted by BFB on 18 January 2012 - 09:21 AM

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#2669756 So, I've Started A New Company

Posted by glassonion on 28 November 2017 - 03:53 PM

Yes, I can still work at home.


I've been mulling this idea for a while now, and in the light of the last downturn in economy it made sense. Now that construction around here is going ape shit, I figured I'd get me a little slice.


What I do is independent tabulations for construction companies. It ties in well with my mech eng degree and early experience. I tabulate a job for said company. Give them the take offs, any notes from the specs or engineers and architects, price up everything and hand it all over to them. They take it from there, formulate an estimate and bid the job.


I've been at it now for about 4 months and business is good. At first I did it to fill a need with one company local here that I know very well. They were doing so much business it was either slow up or expand. So I created the niche. Now I am serving a total of 13 companies who have decided that outsourcing tabulations and compiling is profitable to them. There doesn't seem to be another company that does what I do, around these parts.


It makes me decent monies and it's nice to "work" again. I always have loved to work. Basically I get the drawings delivered to my servers, I have software that can mark all the pieces of a project, I send out for pricing, and deliver the package to their servers. I rarely have to get out of the office. 


So I can do all my favorite pastimes with my computers, projects, etc and still be here making money. I like it. 

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#2331420 Congrats Sioux

Posted by BlKtRe on 21 June 2016 - 10:54 AM

So Leeway Franks just won best new restaurant of the year in local voting. Well done Sioux and Mrs. Sioux!  



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#2618170 Doing the right thing for a friend

Posted by TonyBrown on 28 August 2017 - 05:44 AM

long story short, a friend of mine came across a free 97 chevy lumina a couple weeks ago, not in perfect condition of course but functional and running but needs some minor maintenance.  He had half way been thinking about running it in a race called The 24 hrs of Lemons. 


fast forward to saturday and a friend of my wife, who's son plays football with Jay, was almost in tears telling her that she'd lost her car to Re-Po and the kids were late to school and she could get the youngest to his doctors appt etc.  She's a single mom (2 kids), works two jobs, takes community college classes, and is dealing with a deadbeat dad.  I called my friend about the lumina and he agreed to give it to her, but, not before we get it cleaned up and functional because it needs new tires REAL BAD, dry rotted to shit (seriously, some of the worst I've seen).  we're gonna do wheel bearings, brakes, tires, coolant flush, oil/filter, tires, detail the interior and get it to her.  car only has 89k on the clock, couple minor dings (previous owner lived in the city and it shows) but is a solid runner and pretty much rust free which is amazing given it has lived its entire life in the rust belt.


all in she'll have a reliable car with all the major maintenance done for the next few years, probably only cost her about $500 (some of the parts), my friend and I are gonna take care of the labor ourselves and I'm gonna pick up much of the parts bill for her.



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