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Bush Ten Points Down!!!
9/3/2004 | Sixxiron

Posted on 09/04/2004 10:35:58 PM PDT by sixxiron

Nowthat the convetions are over, now that both candidates are out in "battleground" states, it is critical that we do not get over-confident in the commanding lead from our commander in cheif. I, like most of you are as bumped as I have ever been, but I am forcing myself to think of Bush as 10 POINTS DOWN! I am calling on all of you to take this stand and to work as hard as we possibly can to make sure that we close the deal on election day.

On the day after the election, when we have "come back" from this 10 point "defecit", we can all take pride in fighting to the end like a true champion. We are showing America and the world how to run a right, true, honest but fierce campaign and for this we should all be proud, but not until after election day. Let's finish this!!! Sixx


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To: CWOJackson
Of course I do, I already said you weren't gay, or legally a child, I didn't disagree with your claim to being an idiot!
What parsing there! I'm just a child mentally, right?
I didn't claim to be an idiot and I defy you to prove I did. You're declaring me an idiot.
151 posted on 09/05/2004 12:56:16 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: Belisaurius
We're having fun playing with a quasi-troll who thinks he's delivering an argument in front of the Supreme Court.
Then you're part of the problem, not part of the solution.
152 posted on 09/05/2004 12:57:43 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: philman_36
"Otherwise you're words are pointless."

Of course it's pointless, you don't think I would waste real time and energy posting to you do you buckwheat. I'm just trying to make you happy, you did ping me to you.

153 posted on 09/05/2004 12:58:47 AM PDT by CWOJackson
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To: philman_36
I didn't claim to be an idiot and I defy you to prove I did. You're declaring me an idiot.

Not that it needs declaration. It's self-evident.
154 posted on 09/05/2004 12:59:09 AM PDT by Belisaurius ("Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, Ted" - Joseph Kennedy 1958)
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To: philman_36
We're having fun playing with a quasi-troll who thinks he's delivering an argument in front of the Supreme Court.
Then you're part of the problem, not part of the solution.

The problem, the solution? LOL. What a self-righteous prig.
155 posted on 09/05/2004 1:01:00 AM PDT by Belisaurius ("Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, Ted" - Joseph Kennedy 1958)
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To: sixxiron
Doesn't matter to me what the polls say. I have requested my absentee ballot (well before the deadline) and as soon as I have it, I'm sending it in. Well before the deadline.

I'm still not convinced my vote is going to count, though.

156 posted on 09/05/2004 1:03:35 AM PDT by Allegra (Is what I'm living right now just going to be one big "mistaken recollection?")
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To: CWOJackson
Of course it's pointless, you don't think I would waste real time and energy posting to you do you buckwheat.
But you are wasting real time and energy posting to me. If you believe you're not then you've no concept of reality.
Besides, that is just another of your lame excuses that you've used several times before in the past, a$$munch.
I'm just trying to make you happy, you did ping me to you.
And you are no more interested in my happiness than you are interested in my political positions. And I didn't ping you to me, I made an observation about what appears to be a fixation of yours. That you took offense to it isn't my problem either.
157 posted on 09/05/2004 1:04:35 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: Belisaurius
I was just pinged to another thread where it was posted pat buchanan was on Bill Maher last night. It seems the two of them had a merry ol' time attacking the President.

It's pretty bad when pat's reduced to playing straight man to Bill Maher to get himself on TV.

158 posted on 09/05/2004 1:05:09 AM PDT by CWOJackson
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To: Belisaurius
Not that it needs declaration. It's self-evident.
Thanks for your opinion, not that it means anything.
159 posted on 09/05/2004 1:05:24 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: Belisaurius
What a self-righteous prig.
Thanks for your opinion, not that it means anything.
160 posted on 09/05/2004 1:06:43 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: sixxiron
WoW! You spell like a DU Troll, but since you signed up 3 days ago, you can't possibly be one. I'm sure one of the LONG TIME FReepers would have busted you before now. LOL I can't wait for your next post. 8-)
161 posted on 09/05/2004 1:07:09 AM PDT by sugar_puddin
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To: philman_36
"That you took offense to it isn't my problem either."

Offense? My dear buckwheat, you drastically over estimate your importance to me. I thoroughly enjoy humor breaks and have never considered them offensive.

162 posted on 09/05/2004 1:07:42 AM PDT by CWOJackson
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To: CWOJackson
OK, I'll head there. Phil is getting a bit boring. He can just declare victory and go off and do....



whatever it is he does.
163 posted on 09/05/2004 1:08:55 AM PDT by Belisaurius ("Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, Ted" - Joseph Kennedy 1958)
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To: CWOJackson
My dear buckwheat, you drastically over estimate your importance to me.
My dear a$$munch, you drastically overestimate your own importance to anything.
164 posted on 09/05/2004 1:09:17 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: Belisaurius
Phil is getting a bit boring.
You became boring some time ago.
165 posted on 09/05/2004 1:10:13 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: Belisaurius
"OK, I'll head there. Phil is getting a bit boring. He can just declare victory and go off and do....whatever it is he does."

Usually all you need to do is simply ignore them. They will go on for about 20-30 minutes on their own then reality starts to grip them.

WARNING: the one thing you don't want to do is just leave two of them alone with their Petri dishes too close together. I did that once and we had a fungi problem around here for a week.

166 posted on 09/05/2004 1:13:00 AM PDT by CWOJackson
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To: CWOJackson
I thoroughly enjoy humor breaks and have never considered them offensive.
And that is why you're part of the problem too.
Everything is a big joke to you, isn't it. Oh, let me clarify that...everything and everyone that you disagrees with is a big joke to you.
167 posted on 09/05/2004 1:14:25 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: philman_36; CWOJackson

"Pogeybait" is unauthorized junk food and implies civilian decadence, lack of fitness, etc.

"Sailor," on the other hand, does have good natured but rather vulgar connotations between service branches in some settings. In initial training, for example, we were taught by our chaste, polite and pure drill sergeants, "If you want to have sex, join the Navy!"

But I don't think CWOJackson was going there with it. If you've always been a civilian, take it as a complement.

;-)


168 posted on 09/05/2004 1:15:55 AM PDT by familyop (Essayons)
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To: sixxiron

Was it Reagan who said, "always run like you're losing?" Words to that effect, anyway. It's a very good philosophy.


169 posted on 09/05/2004 1:17:24 AM PDT by Casloy (qs)
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To: familyop
Crap...don't tell him what mail buoys are.

And I'm over six feet tall so it was the Coast Guard (real sailors) not the Navy and their floating cities.

170 posted on 09/05/2004 1:18:15 AM PDT by CWOJackson
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To: CWOJackson; Belisaurius
Usually all you need to do is simply ignore them.
Then why didn't you simply ignore me? Oh yeah, it's all a big joke...
...then reality starts to grip them.
Or obversely you have your ass handed to you wherein you go running off, just like your buddy Belisaurius is doing.

...the one thing you don't want to do is just leave two of them alone with their Petri dishes too close together. I did that once and we had a fungi problem around here for a week.
See how much importance you put upon yourself...the proverbial "we". You probably don't even recognize such things.

171 posted on 09/05/2004 1:19:38 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: familyop
"Pogeybait" is unauthorized junk food and implies civilian decadence, lack of fitness, etc.
WRONG! The expression you're looking for on junk food is gedunk, not pogeybait. That is what junk food is called.
But I don't think CWOJackson was going there with it. If you've always been a civilian, take it as a complement.
Oh, I have a pretty good idea where he was trying to go with it.
I haven't always been a civilian. Having been in the Navy I know exactly what gedunk is. I've a pretty damned good idea what pogeybait is too, though I've never heard it before.
172 posted on 09/05/2004 1:24:57 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: RockinRight

I agree, but a 9 point margin of victory should add up to more than 330 EVs (and I have consistently predicted 325 +/-25, so we are on the same page).


173 posted on 09/05/2004 1:26:49 AM PDT by HitmanLV (I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed or numbered. My life is my own.)
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To: CWOJackson
Crap...don't tell him what mail buoys are.
Don't be inane and condescending! I know what a mail buoy is. I know what a GU11 and a B1RD is as well.
You don't even seem to know what gedunk is either if you think that the definition given is correct.
174 posted on 09/05/2004 1:27:12 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: sixxiron

I agree, we must be vigilant and not get too self assured.


175 posted on 09/05/2004 1:27:22 AM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: familyop
Gedunk Stand
On US Navy battleships, the "Gedunk Stand" was a common slang term for the shop where the sailors could buy snacks, sodas, or whatever they needed while at sea
176 posted on 09/05/2004 1:30:19 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: CWOJackson
"Crap...don't tell him what mail buoys are."

As a former combat engineer (cbt. type--not constr.), I have no clue, but "mail buoys" doesn't sound like a good thing. LOL!

"And I'm over six feet tall so it was the Coast Guard (real sailors) not the Navy and their floating cities."

Wow! I'd assumed you were prior Army. ...no wonder you don't take to being called "Chief" (slang for CWOs in the Army).
177 posted on 09/05/2004 1:31:20 AM PDT by familyop (Essayons)
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To: familyop
I was originally in the Army (11D, 1969-1974...combat engineers are almost as crazy as EOD) and I don't mind being called Chief at all. I know where it comes from with Army folk.

The wife and I do volunteer work up at Ft. Lewis with the families of people deploying/deployed. Damned silly name tag has my rank. I'm called Chief all the time and love it!

178 posted on 09/05/2004 1:36:00 AM PDT by CWOJackson
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To: familyop; CWOJackson
Wow! I'd assumed you were prior Army. ...no wonder you don't take to being called "Chief" (slang for CWOs in the Army).
Surprise, surprise! They're called Chief Warrant Officer in the Navy and in the Coast Guard.
He must only want to be called "Sir".
179 posted on 09/05/2004 1:36:08 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: CWOJackson

So how is it that as a Coastie you don't know what gedunk is, Chief?


180 posted on 09/05/2004 1:37:49 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: familyop
I have no clue, but "mail buoys" doesn't sound like a good thing...
"Mail buoy" was a prank pulled on newbies. They would get assigned "mail buoy watch" and then get dunked over the side in a bosun's chair when "retreiving" the buoy.
181 posted on 09/05/2004 1:39:58 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: familyop

Another prank played on snipes, that's guys who work in the engine room, etc, was to have them go to the bridge and ask the captain for the keys to the ship's engine or the key to the bosun's locker.


182 posted on 09/05/2004 1:41:33 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: philman_36; CWOJackson
"WRONG! The expression you're looking for on junk food is gedunk, not pogeybait. That is what junk food is called."

LOL! Now we know why someone mentioned pogeybait sailors! ...same thing.

There was a Tomahawk fire control sailor who was crazy enough to transfer to my MOS and a company I was in, once, but he was fairly cool in the field--not like some of the admin. and other REMFs who avoided us.
183 posted on 09/05/2004 1:45:34 AM PDT by familyop (Essayons)
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To: familyop
They're called "Fools Errands", which closely resembles this thread.
You pick the fools.
184 posted on 09/05/2004 1:46:27 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: CWOJackson

That's good work you two do!


185 posted on 09/05/2004 1:48:56 AM PDT by familyop (Essayons)
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To: familyop
We love it. One of the great things about the Coast Guard is the average unit is commanding by a CPO or a CWO (Search and Rescue Stations and Patrol Boats being our most numerous units).

At total I had 30.5 years when I retired. The CO's wife is the go to person for the other wives when you're underway...most of our units are in small coastal communities not those huge luxury bases you folks have.

We were up at Ft. Lewis a while back when the wife heard someone talk about volunteers for benefits work; a lot of Guard/Reserve units go through there.

We've loved every minute of it. People seem to forget that our spouses and children serve just as much as we do, they just don't wear a uniform and get even less appreciation.

186 posted on 09/05/2004 1:54:11 AM PDT by CWOJackson
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To: philman_36
"He must only want to be called 'Sir.'"

In Army D&C when I was in, they were addressed as "Mr." or "Mrs." and their names in person, IIRC, and mentioned by their ranks and names to others. ...the only uniformed personnel addressed that way. Oddly, most soldiers forgot that after initial training, but it's one of the few things I remember from the basic manuals.
187 posted on 09/05/2004 1:55:36 AM PDT by familyop (Essayons)
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To: familyop
Now we know why someone mentioned pogeybait sailors! ...same thing.
Obviously it isn't the same thing. Where did you get your definition from? From the Chief himself in FR mail?
If so, he doesn't even know that the correct expression for junk food is gedunk so what makes you think he gave you the right definition for that?
188 posted on 09/05/2004 1:58:28 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: philman_36
"They're called Chief Warrant Officer in the Navy and in the Coast Guard."

Yes, but doesn't the Navy have chief petty officers or something like that? ...seems one of my grandfathers was a "chief" in the Navy, and he wasn't a warrant officer.
189 posted on 09/05/2004 1:59:17 AM PDT by familyop (Essayons)
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To: familyop
Mister is the proper form of casual address in the sea services. Chief Warrant Officer is the formal form of address. I usually settled for Your Royal Highness (I'm telling you, CWO is the best rank in the world, particularly in the USCG).

The main difference between the Coast Guard and Army is I believe the Army still only refers to CWO4 (and now the CWO5 they adopted) as "Chief" Warrant Officer.

The difference between the Coast Guard and all the rest of the services is that our CWOs are actually commissioned and not warranted and we only have CWO2, CWO3 and CWO4.

190 posted on 09/05/2004 2:01:46 AM PDT by CWOJackson
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To: CWOJackson
At total I had 30.5 years when I retired.
SO WHAT! You act like an a$$ on this board to me and others and yuck it up like it's all a big joke. Put it on your homepage. And in all that time you never learned the correct slang word for junkfood?! Give me a break!
If you acted like this to your fellow crewmwn it's lucky you didn't get deep sixed off of the fantail! Quit blowing your own horn, you're sounding like sKerry!
191 posted on 09/05/2004 2:03:33 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: familyop

And E-7 is a Chief Petty Officer, E-8 Senior Chief Petty Officer, E-9 Master Chief Petty Officer and of course the E-10 Master Chief Petty Officer of the fill in the blank.


192 posted on 09/05/2004 2:03:49 AM PDT by CWOJackson
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To: familyop
Yes, but doesn't the Navy have chief petty officers or something like that?
Yes, they do. They're strictly enlisted men. A CWO usually goes from the enlisted ranks to the officer rank. Lots of helo pilots were CWOs in the Navy.
193 posted on 09/05/2004 2:05:22 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: philman_36; CWOJackson
"Obviously it isn't the same thing. Where did you get your definition from?"

LOL! This just keeps gettin' funnier! The whole Army and the Marines know that one.

So you were in the Navy? It appears that the Navy uses the same phrase.

Google.com keyword and phrase:

dictionary "pogey bait"
194 posted on 09/05/2004 2:07:49 AM PDT by familyop (Essayons)
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To: familyop

Don't get me wrong, I know that you're trying to cool me down, as you see it, but I don't deal well with pretentious, pompous a$$es like Jackson. Never have, never will.


195 posted on 09/05/2004 2:08:15 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: familyop; CWOJackson
Time for some more "edumacatin"...
Pogue Is A Pogue
However, upon further research (internet and otherwise) it looks like "pogey bait" is actually the young man used to entrap a homosexual (the "pogue").

And this guy plays himself off as admirable!

196 posted on 09/05/2004 2:11:59 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: familyop
Pillman has difficulty with reading and comprehension.

At first he thought the term pogeybait sailor was call him gay. Then he latches on the term geedunk, which he lifts from my post to someone else. Unfortunately, he doesn't look to see that geedunk wasn't mention previously on the thread so didn't comprehend that my (Geedunk?) to a person using the term sealawyer was asking them if they were familiar with the term.

You must keep in mind, the Navy did have personnel problems in the 70's and early 80's but them have long overcome those issues...he is not indicative of the fine sailors I know today (thought I would never tell them that direction...competion between us and the Navy is even worse then that between them and you guys).

197 posted on 09/05/2004 2:13:01 AM PDT by CWOJackson
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To: familyop

You take care of yourself trooper. Have a pleasant evening. Time for me to turn in.


198 posted on 09/05/2004 2:14:40 AM PDT by CWOJackson
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To: CWOJackson; familyop
Put a sock in it a$$munch. I've shown that you did indeed call me gay without directly calling me such. Just like you didn't call me a nigger, whether I be white or black, but kept on calling me buckwheat and left it at that. You can deny it all you want, but I found something that proves it.
Call it what you will, deny it as much as you want and try to spin it any way you can, but there it is in #196.
You're a weasel, nothing more, nothing less and your attempts at making yourself look good to others belies what you truly are. Such things as that can't be hidden forever.
199 posted on 09/05/2004 2:21:16 AM PDT by philman_36
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To: philman_36; CWOJackson

LOL! Yep, the Navy uses it, too, and very commonly, it appears.

http://www.destroyersonline.com/usndd/glossary/p.html
Pogey Bait
Anything sweet or enticing to a "Pogey". Usually chocolate bars or ice-cream.

http://www.geocities.com/batdev/glossary.html
Glossary for US Battleship Development
Pogey Bait - Candy

http://www.jacksjoint.com/sailor_terminology.htm
Terms,Traditions and Customs of the Naval Service
Geedunk. Items from vending machines or ship's store such as candy, soda and ice cream. Any dessert, sweets, or good deal. Also Pogey Bait.

http://www.hazegray.org/faq/slang2.htm
Naval Terminology, Jargon and Slang FAQ
Pogey Bait – In modern usage, candy or other junk food. See also GEDUNK.

But while running the google.com search, I did see that homosexuals tend to more immediately adhere the phrase, "pogey bait" to the very old definition of a "pogue" (homosexual boy).


200 posted on 09/05/2004 2:26:33 AM PDT by familyop (Essayons)
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