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  • Where are these 'T' footnotes suddently coming from - Windows?

    12/22/2012 9:16:03 AM PST · by ex-snook · 23 replies
    self | 12/22/12 | self
    I want to get rid of these new 'T' footnotes as space wasters. Are they a feature of Windows? How are they chosen?
  • Kim Jong Il is STILL dead

    12/19/2011 7:00:22 PM PST · by martin_fierro · 62 replies · 1+ views
    12/19/11 | marty
    Kim Jong Il is STILL dead.
  • Republicans (Mods and Conservatives) don’t want Obama defeated badly enough. (Vanity)

    11/26/2011 7:57:51 PM PST · by no dems · 169 replies · 1+ views
    November 26, 2011 | no dems
    I’m thinking that Republicans really don’t want Obama defeated badly enough. We are very close to pulling defeat from the jaws of victory. Even we Conservatives seem hell-bent on destroying, or helping the media destroy, everyone of our candidates one at a time by backbiting and devouring each other over “one-issue” disagreements. Some Johnny-one-notes have “Abortion” as their issue. For many, it’s “non-Electability” or a candidate is “not a good Debater” or confuses “Elvis’ birthday” with the anniversary of his death. And for a true Conservative, Rick Santorum, he will be undone because, bless his heart, he has the “Charisma”...
  • FR site ... slow?

    11/01/2010 12:51:11 PM PDT · by SMARTY · 29 replies
    11-1-10 | Me
    The FR site is VERY slow and herky jerky today. Can I expect it will be shut down altogether tomorrow? Or, maybe tonight?
  • 36% of White People Are Still Living In Denial

    10/05/2010 7:35:44 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 61 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-5-10 | Jared H. McAndersen
    The good news for President Obama is his popular support among blacks is holding steady at 91%.The bad news is no other group of potential voters likes him that much.In fact, 29 days before his first midterm elections, the Democrat's approval ratings remain mired below 50%.A new Gallup Poll this morning finds his approval rating for September was 45%, almost the same as August's 44%. Obama's not exceeded the crucial 50% level in a single month so far this year.Read the rest at the Los Angeles Times here -------------------------------------------------------------------------The same poll says only 36% of whites still haven't given in to their latent...
  • Rant/Plead/Enough Already!

    06/04/2010 7:07:20 PM PDT · by jacquej · 42 replies · 1,034+ views
    email spam | 6/4/2010 | Jacquej
    OK, I am fed up. My personal email has been flooded with multiple emails from the yahoo FR backup list, and I am sick of it. Those of you sending stuff to the yahoo list, cut it out, right now! Today, I have been bombarded, and have gone to my control preferences, sending all messages immediately to "junk", which is automatically deleted from my computer. If yahoo e-mail lists are that easily co-opted, I think we all should go cancel the FR yahoo account. Maybe I am having a bad night? Is anyone else getting flooded with unwanted, unimportant, redundant,...
  • Experts: No End To Volcano Ash In Sight(The 1821 Eruption Lasted Two Years)

    04/17/2010 1:47:05 PM PDT · by blam · 161 replies · 3,698+ views
    CNN ^ | 4-17-2010 | CNN
    Experts: No End To Volcano Ash In SightApril 17, 2010 (CNN) -- Weather experts predicted Friday that a volcanic ash causing chaos to air traffic across Europe would affect the region well into the weekend and possibly beyond as the dust cloud continued to spread. Scientists said it was too soon to predict when the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland would cease spewing ash, raising the prospect of thousands more grounded flights in coming days. Prevailing westerly winds are expected to fan the massive plume of dust from an erupting volcano in Iceland further east and north, according to predictions from...
  • Top ten: Things that have gotten old at FR [Vanity]

    01/18/2010 10:04:56 PM PST · by delacoert · 402 replies · 8,549+ views
    January 18, 2010 | delacoert
     10. Blog hawking (I know, I know, we're supposed to be nice.)  9. Run-on, single-paragraph posts 8. Pings to Jim Robinson with kiss ass complements 7. Posting "hugh and series", "stuned beeber" or "Bush's fault" 6. A post asking a noOb if they are sure they're logged in 5. Passive-aggressive keyword epithet war 4. Satire posts that fool you (the rest are hilarious) 3. Viking Kitties (just kidding... love ya'... really...  who'd poke fun at you...  rah roh.) 2. Vanities 1. ...
  • How Do I Change The Posted Time From Pacific Time To East Coast Time?

    11/21/2009 8:42:58 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 34 replies · 991+ views
    Nov. 21, 2009 | Me
    I just got a new lap top and all of the FR posts are in Pacific time. How do I change it to East coast time? I'm going to shower and eat cheese and will be right back.
  • Help! My fonts are hugh and series!

    09/15/2009 7:53:32 PM PDT · by Artemis Webb · 61 replies · 1,575+ views
    vanity ^ | 091509 | me
    I've been on FR for over a decade and now I've messed up my fonts. Geez this is embarrassing! Help!
  • Hi there you McCain Haters! [You shouldn't grab your peepole in a thunderstorm]

    03/17/2009 5:54:32 AM PDT · by loqutisofborggg · 240 replies · 6,061+ views
    You hate McCain. You hate reason. Pick on Meghan all you want. All you peepole on here hate anybody who disagrees with you. Go ahead, make fun of me. You half no lives , dont YOU!. Keep up with your nasty and hateful comments. Hateful and ignorant peepole you are. I am ashamed to be an American. Youre greed is so evident and, well, screw you hateful peepole!
  • New FR Interface?

    01/26/2009 5:31:27 PM PST · by NCjim · 92 replies · 2,678+ views
    Several times tonight a totally new layout for FR has popped up. Has anyone else seen it? Are changes in the works? Enquiring minds (at least mine) would like to know...
  • **Vanity- request to PLEASE add keywords when you post a thread

    10/06/2008 10:16:09 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 15 replies · 977+ views
    10-6-08
    With the deluge of threads being posted, and slated to increase greatly as the election heats up, PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE .. especially if it's a news/breaking thread ... add the appropriate keywords to your posting form. So, if someone's looking for the latest string of "Obama" or "Sarah Palin" articles, let's say, they just click on that particular keyword at the top of the page, and those articles containing the keyword will come up chronologically. Thank you! Popular keyword options at the top of the main page: ~~~~ *110th *2008 *2008polls *ayers *bailout *barackobama *biden *bo *democrat *democrats *demron *economy...
  • Obama: Lipstick on a Pig (Did he just call Sarah Palin a pig and a stinky fish?)

    09/09/2008 3:36:33 PM PDT · by kristinn · 1,565 replies · 3,561+ views
    Politico ^ | Tuesday, September 9, 2008 | Ben Smith
    Amie Parnes reports from Lebanon, VA: Obama poked fun of McCain and Palin's new "change" mantra. "You can put lipstick on a pig," he said as the crowd cheered. "It's still a pig." "You can wrap an old fish in a piece of paper called change. It's still gonna stink." "We've had enough of the same old thing." The crowd apparently took the "lipstick" line as a reference to Palin, who described the difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull in a single word: "lipstick."
  • NYT TUESDAY: FAR FROM CERTAIN OBAMA WILL MEET AMBITIOUS FUNDRAISING TARGET... DEVELOPING....

    09/08/2008 4:41:43 PM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 157 replies · 422+ views
    NYT TUESDAY: FAR FROM CERTAIN OBAMA WILL MEET AMBITIOUS FUNDRAISING TARGET... DEVELOPING....
  • My 2 centavos on Mrs Palin

    08/29/2008 2:54:06 PM PDT · by CGASMIA68 · 30 replies · 167+ views
    Great more class in the White House… Not sure if the marble can handle boom box DB's…. Its kind of simple…she doesn’t have enough experience to be bumped up to pres if Mc has a glitch…But she has a document record of more government/cival experience than OB and he's running for Pres…. So I would say she has more than enough experience to be VP and more experiance than OB to be Pres… Make sence?
  • Vanity: Super Tuesday Wrapup And Exclusive Analysis

    02/06/2008 5:19:21 AM PST · by Nextrush · 39 replies · 144+ views
    2/6/08 | Self
    This post needs to be made regarding Super Tuesday. My observations include the fact the "underground" Trust Huckabee operation did its job well dividing conservative votes and enabling McCain to win Missouri. This group not officially associated with Huckabee is paving the way for McCain. It looks National Right To Life used its state affiliates endorsements of Huckabee to assist in the Establishment plan to divide conservatives and help McCain win. Romney can still fight back but he'll have to get into the Saturday events in Washington and Kansas where I think he can do well. And he'll have to...
  • BRAKING HARD!! THIS IS HUGH AND SERIES!! FreeRepublic.com at Center of US Anthrax Scandal

    12/03/2007 4:59:07 AM PST · by Sarajevo · 324 replies · 3,205+ views
    LibertyThink.com ^ | November 15, 2006 | by Todd Brendan Fahey ZOT!
    Seven days prior to events which would set the world on-edge, newly-hired Pentagon spokeswoman Victoria "Torie" Clarke offered an equally startling admission to Agency France Presse wire service, but which received scant attention within U.S. media. On September 5, Ms. Clarke--lured back into government service by pal Mary Matalin on Vice President Dick Cheney's staff, from a high-paying post as Manhattan office director for the venerable public relations firm of Hill & Knowlton--the former PR chief to Senator John McCain and one-time George Bush (the elder) staffer would divulge to foreign media that the United States, via the Pentagon and...
  • Old woman crashed to death by truck in center of Krasnoyarsk

    12/28/2006 2:08:35 AM PST · by greedo · 24 replies · 814+ views
    Newslab.ru ^ | 28.12.2006 | some russian guy
    A woman was killed in a car accident in the center of Krasnoyarsk at noon Dec, 28. The accident happened at the crossing of Lebedevoy St. and Gorkogo St.. A KAMAZ truck with a trailer knocked down an old woman while she was crossing the road. The large-tonnage truck crossed her over. The woman died at the accident site. Traffic inspectors are working at the tragedy scene to establish the guilty.
  • Vanity: Can I PLEASE get a vanity filter here?

    11/08/2006 12:53:09 PM PST · by FreedomNeocon · 122 replies · 3,081+ views
    http://www.freerepublic.com ^ | 11-8-2006 | FreedomNeocon
    Getting damn sick of every other post from some ninny trying to sound smart and important. Go get a blog you people, nobody cares!
  • When Did "And" Become Part of Dates and Numbers? (Vanity)

    07/16/2006 7:57:39 AM PDT · by proudofthesouth · 35 replies · 493+ views
    Something that I've noticed alot recently is the use of the word "and" when speaking dates and numbers. Examples: 1. Two Thousand AND Six (2006) 2. One Hundred AND Ninety Five (195) 3. The address is Three Hundred AND Seven (307) ------ Street 4. The temperature in ------ is One Hundred AND Two (102) degrees. 5. The driver qualified at One Hundred AND Eighty Six (186) miles per hour. I've noticed news, weather and sportscasters all using the "and" word with numbers. When I went to school back in the 60's and 70's, my classmates and I were reprimanded when...
  • What does "Ping" mean?

    07/02/2006 7:57:20 AM PDT · by maineman · 405 replies · 15,758+ views
    I see so many people asking to be put on the 'ping list', what does that mean? I also see that you can be 'pinged' if something you are interested in is posted. Are you notified someway? Thanks
  • To That Stupid Liberal Lurker - I Got Zapped

    06/24/2006 9:21:32 AM PDT · by tough decision · 238 replies · 6,388+ views
    One look at you tells me all I need to know about you. I am so tired of liberals that think they are so brilliant. You are such a stupid jackass. You are so stupid you probably believe that the Bush administration orchestrated the attacks on 9/11. Every time you go on the internet, every time you make a bank transaction, or pay a bill, every time you try to email a congressman or senator they are getting so much information off of you. Of course it is all a conspiracy by the Bush administration. I have screwed around by...
  • WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA! You Mods ZOTTED Me!

    06/23/2006 2:33:07 PM PDT · by Gatemouth · 213 replies · 4,986+ views
    Kos | Gatemouth
    Here's something for you to ponder over... http://distressedamerican.cf.huffingtonpost.com/ Any thoughts?
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 715 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Netscape Browser 7.?

    04/04/2006 5:55:14 PM PDT · by Focault's Pendulum · 13 replies · 361+ views
    Somewhere under a rock in NJ ^ | Focault's Pendulum
    I haven't posted anything of any great importance since the almost infamous..... Am I Logged In???.Anyways...here's my prob. For various reasons which I choose not to disclose...( essentially because I'm getting old and don't have the energy... read that to mean..... I'm getting lazy to change all my e mail contacts.)I use Netscape as my e mail address.Recently I had to do a full System/ Restore on my comp. As I had been successful in this endeavor (which took me six days...I was passed out on the 7th) I prided myself on this terrific accomplishment!!! As to the prob with...
  • Networksolutions down?? Arrrggghhh Very annoying.

    04/04/2006 6:59:52 AM PDT · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 19 replies · 315+ views
    DNS seems hosed all over. Looks like a router went down close to the DNS root for .com. Traceroute is showing 100% loss at router Defender-1, and I am seeing lots of problems. http://www.networksolutions.com
  • A special message from the Department of Troll Control, come and get it!

    01/12/2006 8:39:35 AM PST · by dhls · 6,335 replies · 37,707+ views
    Department of Troll Control | Another Ignorant Troll
    Fellow Americans, there comes a time every mans life when we must give up ourselves before we are worthy to recieve. There comes a time in this war on terror when in order to protect liberty, we have to give it up in the mean time for safty. That's right folks. Today, Americans have forsaken the creator for the creation and have decided that they would value our "civil liberties" than protecting western civilization and rich white people from the tender mercies of radical Islamic terrorists. Selfish liberals insist and whine that Bush has no right to spy on Americans...
  • SICK OF PEOPLE IMPOSING THEIR RELIGOUS BELIEFS ON OTHERS

    12/27/2005 10:42:05 AM PST · by proud republican woman · 569 replies · 16,623+ views
    Freeper | December 27, 2005 | Proud Republican Woman, zotted by Archpriestess Helga, Church of the Viking Kittens
    After reading all of the crap that people have been saying regarding Adult Private Social Clubs, I felt that I had to post an article and give my opinion. I am sick and tired of all the religous groups that are saying that there are drugs, prostitution, minors, non-consenting people, and just immoral people at these clubs! First of all, who do these people think they are to decide what is morally right or wrong for me? I believe that I have a good set of morals. I am a law abiding, tax paying citizen, I work full time and...
  • Breaking - On Fox News NOW (Recently nominated for best thread title of the year)

    08/19/2005 8:47:11 AM PDT · by J. Worthington Witfellow · 67 replies · 3,182+ views
    Abbas: Gaza pullout due to "Palestinian Sacrifices."
  • Eminent Domain In Texas

    08/09/2005 1:32:36 PM PDT · by Jarhead1957 · 36 replies · 846+ views
    Jarhead1957
    We just received a letter from "Citizens for Rick Perry" asking for a donation, citing therein everything he has done for Texans. My response, less a donation, will be similar to this... "We can no longer support Perry for Governor, based on what he has not done for Texas. Anyone who openly sells out Texans by refusing to protect us with a constitutional amendment on private property rights has no business with that honor. Our disappointment with Perry's arrogance, and his blatant disrespect of the majority of Texans, compels us to aggressively support and campaign for another candidate..." THEY JUST...
  • Judge Roberts is pro affirmative action

    07/23/2005 10:03:42 PM PDT · by johnmecainrino · 114 replies · 2,042+ views
    Roberts took the side of pro racial preferences and quotas in the rice vs cayatano case giving racial preferences to native hawaii islanders. He argued this before the supreme court. And look who he argued against and with will tell you all you need to know about the "fake conservative" Roberts. Judge Bork, Ted Olson, took the side arguing before the supreme court against the racial preferences in quotas arguing against Roberts. Roberts took the side of U.S solicitor general waxman in the clinton administration arguing for the racial preferences. This Roberts guy is another Souter on social issues. Roberts...
  • Religion in Movies

    06/07/2005 11:27:24 AM PDT · by Get_Saved · 24 replies · 694+ views
    June7th, 2005 | Pamela
    Hi everyone, My name is Pamela and i'm new to these boards. I was reading through the threads and i found alot of topics to be very interesting and controversial. So i thought, why not add another topic? :) My question to you all is, how do you feel about mainstream entertainment (i.e. - movies) depicting religious characters? A great example would be The Passion of the Christ. How do you all feel about those types of movies?
  • Writing a paper on conservatism

    04/17/2005 1:13:01 PM PDT · by Piedra79 · 24 replies · 554+ views
    I sorry to take up space on here. I am working on a paper on media bias and people on here were helpful enough to help me find a book on it. In my introduction I am trying to come up with a succint definition of conservatism. Any ideas?
  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • dssssss

    02/08/2005 2:00:09 PM PST · by coffee260 · 227 replies · 9,308+ views
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  • Upcoming Events: Peter Jennings UFO Special on TV: February 24, 2005

    02/06/2005 8:16:28 PM PST · by Momaw Nadon · 162 replies · 8,652+ views
    ABC via UFO Evidence ^ | Wednesday, February 2, 2005 | Peter Jennings
    PETER JENNINGS REPORTING: UFO's: LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE - THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24 (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET) -- Each year there are thousands of reports of unidentified flying objects, but the U.S. government doesn't investgate any of them. This special program will seriously examine the unexplained phenomena around the world that so many people believe is proof of the existence of UFOs.
  • What is the meaning of the "pajama" thing?

    09/28/2004 10:37:01 AM PDT · by cateizgr8 · 169 replies · 5,124+ views
    Can someone please tell me what the meaning of the wearing of pajamas to protest in is? I just don't get it. Thanks :)
  • Clinton and Rather in Arkansas

    09/21/2004 9:58:38 PM PDT · by Greta · 33 replies · 892+ views
    Bill Clinton, it was reported on CNN ( just after his recent hospital admission) had dinner with Dan Rather in Little Rock about two months before his surgery. Could it be that the illegal CBS documents were in the works as a result of this meeting? A little investigative reporting might help solve this mystery. The report was so sketchy that the name of the restuarant is lost on me, but it was said to be Clinton's favorite Little Rock establishment. Please someone, investigate. This could be important news.
  • Cheney to step aside tonight?

    09/01/2004 5:23:19 PM PDT · by JOE6PAK · 94 replies · 4,097+ views
    Will Dick Cheney step aside tonight? Did anyone else hear this rumor?
  • Too many changes

    08/04/2004 10:48:11 PM PDT · by freedumb2003 · 176 replies · 3,589+ views
    So many changes. I am sure that they are great. But I can't navigate FR like I used to. I feel so helpless, like John Kerry in a real war zone. Things are indented, and it looks like something is reading my mind (or trying to). Am I alone? This is not a complaint, just a global obesrvation. [x] This is SOOO Not an Excerpt.
  • Sweden Farm Makes Pricey Moose Cheese

    06/23/2004 2:55:14 PM PDT · by knak · 149 replies · 6,705+ views
    yahoo ^ | 6/23/04
    STOCKHOLM, Sweden - It's healthy and tasty, for those with expensive tastes. Farmers in northern Sweden are milking moose and making cheese, which they sell for a lot of dough — nearly $500 a pound. The buyers include upscale hotels and restaurants in Sweden. AP Photo Christer Johansson and his wife, Ulla, started their 59-acre dairy farm "Moose House" seven years ago in Bjursholm, 404 miles north of the capital, Stockholm. They claim it is the only moose dairy farm in Europe. The Johanssons currently have 14 moose in the fields but only three — "Gullan," "Haelga" and "Juna" —...
  • Huh? (Meeeeeeeoooooooowwwwwwwww!)

    05/21/2004 10:06:02 AM PDT · by Sandie0123 · 203 replies · 651+ views
    If that stupid little hoe can't find other ways to get money off that farm, then SHE'S stupid :) Don't diss on PETA just because they're right, ok? ok. I'm a student at UCLA and a PETA member!
  • GAS PRISES!

    03/28/2004 6:55:23 PM PST · by danamco · 144 replies · 1,684+ views
    Help us and join the crowd to force the big oil companies to lower the gas prices!!