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  • What's up with FR???

    03/02/2008 11:13:30 AM PST · by SandRat · 256 replies · 519+ views
    SandRat
    What's up with the main forum pages??? The abibility to post a new thread directly form the Forum page is missing. We used to be at the top right and now it's gone. To post a new article we have to go to an existing article to find the Post Article link.
  • Free DISC assessment?

    02/26/2008 10:16:10 AM PST · by LouAvul · 7 replies · 5,045+ views
    me ^ | 2/26/08
    Does anybody know about DISC assessment? Junk science or valuable tool? If the latter, does anyone know if it's available for free? thanx
  • (Vanity) Info on starting a ping list

    11/30/2007 7:54:06 PM PST · by Dan Middleton · 20 replies · 814+ views
    Alright, silly question here, I admit. I've been an occasional lurker/poster on FR for close to four years now, and while I'm on several ping lists, I've never managed one. I was hoping to get a little advice on the logistics of getting one rolling. Any help would be appreciated.
  • I Don't Know If This Is Permitted

    05/11/2007 11:10:47 PM PDT · by MrClose · 93 replies · 2,597+ views
    I have no way of knowing if this post is permitted or not? Freerepublic .. as I see it usually deals in current events and breaking news. I have a question and it seems Odd, even to me to ask a question on this site. My wife, God bless her, has children, (previous marriage) who graduated from Virginia Tech. Somehow, I stepped over the line tonite by saying that some students .. at Tech, stood, like sheep and waited to be shot by Cho. She is in complete denial and is so mad at me that I don't know what...
  • Motorcycle decision(vanity)

    05/06/2007 12:27:25 AM PDT · by Xenophon450 · 35 replies · 1,013+ views
    Hello FRiends This is my first and hopefully last thread. I have some questions for you motorcycle enthusiasts and would be forever grateful for polite answers without being called names :D. I was simply wondering what type of motorcycle you would recommend for getting from Kansas to Northern Canada, and if a cruiser would be acceptable to perform that task or would a touring bike be mandatory for such things. Some companies claim cruisers can take you across country but what do they define as "country", a 25 mile Sunday drive? Anyone have any personal favorite models that get them...
  • Woman, She is a Goddess to me

    04/30/2007 7:21:59 PM PDT · by RunningWolf · 438 replies · 13,226+ views
    I think Charlize Theron is my ultimate Goddess of a Woman.
  • Drunken driving sentences are disproportionately severe

    01/25/2007 4:29:10 PM PST · by SJackson · 16 replies · 343+ views
    Capital Times ^ | January 24, 2007
    Gerald Lynch Jr.: Drunken driving sentences are disproportionately severe A letter to the editor Dear Editor: Joel McNally's column, "Truth in sentencing costly," caught my attention because I am incarcerated in a Wisconsin prison. I found the article to be well written, and without any of the soft rhetoric that I so often hear. He was direct and to the point. Wisconsin is the only state in the nation that does not require any jail time for a person's first offense drunken driving, yet the Legislature has changed the penalty for OWI homicide four times since 1992. I'm incarcerated for...
  • Central Heating Question

    01/18/2007 1:57:36 PM PST · by hsmomx3 · 31 replies · 756+ views
    What would be the cause of this? My cousin has central heating (no gas) and when she turns her heat on above 65 degrees, the entire house smells of sewage. She has had it checked but nobody can tell her what the cause of this is. Anyone care to take a guess as to the culprit?
  • Teen Accused of Nude Drive-Thru Ordering

    12/01/2006 1:06:10 PM PST · by SmithL · 23 replies · 508+ views
    Columbia City, Ind. -- A teen accused of ordering from at least three fast food drive-thrus nude faces an indecent exposure charge. David Gatton, 18, of Columbia City, was found in the parking lot of a McDonald's by a sheriff's deputy after police received a call that the teen had been nude when he ordered from his car at the Arby's drive-thru, police said.
  • How do you cook meatballs?

    11/13/2006 3:58:04 PM PST · by LouAvul · 94 replies · 32,935+ views
    me ^ | 11-13-06
    How do you cook meatballs? I googled some recipes that broil them. Also they fry them in sauce. But I thought if you fry them (boiled them?) in sauce, the meat gets done but not brown? Can you just fry them in a skillet with a little oil? Or will they not get done that way? thanx
  • Police: Camera catches prosecutor naked

    10/10/2006 6:00:38 PM PDT · by martin_fierro · 50 replies · 4,073+ views
    AP/Yahoo ^ | Tue Oct 10, 5:10 PM ET
    Police: Camera catches prosecutor naked Tue Oct 10, 5:10 PM ET HAMILTON, Ohio - A security camera caught a city prosecutor walking around naked in a government building after business hours, authorities said. Scott Blauvelt, 35, was arrested Monday and charged with two counts of public indecency. He was released from the Butler County jail and is awaiting a hearing in Hamilton Municipal Court, where he usually works, sheriff's Maj. Anthony Dwyer said. A guard monitoring a security camera spotted a nude man investigators identified as Blauvelt in a building that houses county offices Thursday night, Dwyer said. The night...
  • Advice on buying a pony?

    07/28/2005 7:00:27 PM PDT · by The Other Harry · 148 replies · 4,990+ views
    July 28, 2005 | self / vanity
    I am very close to buying a pony – imminent, as in possibly within the next few days – and this message is very much off topic. The price of the pony is about $750, and she appears to be very nice. Stabling would be around $75. She is not a shetland, but more like a small horse. (Not sure of terms here.) Her temperament seems very good. Gentle, which is what I want. If any of you can give me any advice on what to look for or look out for, I’ll take it. I have no experience with...
  • I found it! I found it! I found it!

    08/25/2006 6:40:53 PM PDT · by larrysh · 49 replies · 763+ views
    Panic in the Year Zero!!! Got the DVD from Amazon.com. Also on that DVD, "The Last Man on Earth!"
  • I Wish We Could Have this President for Another Four Years!

    08/23/2006 7:20:41 AM PDT · by Samwise · 151 replies · 5,994+ views
    CNN | 8/23/06
    Press converence at White House on CNN. LOL. All the news chick could say was, "Wow!"
  • I REMEMBER

    08/05/2006 2:51:16 AM PDT · by MrClose · 23 replies · 510+ views
    Me | today | Mrclose
    WHEN DO WE GIVE UP .. HOPE I remember a time when I trusted my government. I remember a time when I trusted my policeman. I remember a time when I trusted my news. I remember a time when I trusted my church. I remember a time when I had "hope". I remember a time when I remember .. I trusted. I no longer try to remember. God help all of us Mrclose (comments are welcome)
  • Man nabbed for walking naked in his garden to harass neighbor

    07/14/2006 7:09:56 AM PDT · by Millee · 25 replies · 761+ views
    Mainichi Daily News ^ | 7/14/06 | Staff
    A man who frequently walked naked in the garden of his home to harass a couple living next door has been arrested, police said. Toshio Shoji, 62, a pensioner from Kameoka, Kyoto Prefecture, is accused of violating a Kyoto prefectural ordinance that prohibits people from creating a nuisance. Shoji admitted to the allegations during questioning. "I got furious when they complained to me that I was standing naked, so I did it to harass them," he was quoted as telling investigators. Between May 18 and June 14, Shoji kept watch on a 48-year-old self-employed man and his 47-year-old wife living...
  • 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
  • we goota have hartz

    05/23/2006 10:16:50 PM PDT · by JeeDee · 63 replies · 921+ views
    5/23/2006 | JeeDee
    Well after reading all the glowing comments about Barry Hartz I can only believe that not one of the authors has ever attended a meeting in which Barry Hartz was in attendance. My experience at such meetings leaves me with wonderment as to how he could ever be an elected assemblyman. Never in all my years in the business world have I ever come across anyone who comes close to him in being a disruptive force - not just at one meeting, but time and again. He blusters, he stutters, he screams, he accusses, he looses all control. There doesn't...
  • Has anyone ever tried Bubba-Burgers?

    05/21/2006 9:50:25 PM PDT · by Echo Talon · 61 replies · 833+ views
    I did some grilling today and made some "Bubba Burgers" and thought they were excellent! I was just wondering if anyone else has ever tried them. I cooked two different kinds the sweet onion and origional. Onions usually give me really bad heartburn, but i ate a sweet onion one by accident and it didn't disagree with me, it tasted great and no heartburn! :) Well.. just wondering if anyone else has ever tried these wonderful burgers...
  • Co-Worker Wadrobe Malfunction (Vanity)

    05/10/2006 3:42:42 AM PDT · by CholeraJoe · 232 replies · 8,464+ views
    5/10/2006 | CholeraJoe
    Yesterday, a co-worker came into my office, planted a document on my desk, leaned over and began explaining it to me. What she didn't realize was that by leaning over, her loose blouse fell open and Hootchie Mama, I saw some things that only her husband and her doctor were entitled to see.It was like watching a train wreck in slow motion. I couldn't look away. I stood up but then I could see even farther down to the tattoos on her stomach.What should I have done? Should I have said something?
  • My Papaya Stinks

    03/15/2006 12:19:15 PM PST · by Rebelbase · 116 replies · 2,515+ views
    The Kitchen ^ | 3/15/06 | rebelbase
    Woke up this morning and it was rank. What causes that smell?
  • Why Do My Fingers Smell Funny?

    02/13/2006 10:16:25 AM PST · by MississippiMasterpiece · 237 replies · 10,582+ views
    Feb. 13, 2006 | MississippiMasterpiece
    My fingers have smelled strange for a couple of days...kinda of a sickly sweet smell? Has anyone else experienced this?
  • And the #1 selling mens after shave is

    12/27/2005 8:05:02 AM PST · by sure_fine · 196 replies · 2,741+ views
    self
    what?.. I really would like know what is a favorite for over 50 after shave is I hope enough hit this with something other than Old Spice (what I have been using since God created earth) I hate being singled out in gathers of disputes (lib vs conserv) old foggy, I want to take that weapon away from them
  • (Vanity)A question about Bush's clothing(Vanity)

    12/07/2005 10:28:52 PM PST · by birbear · 91 replies · 1,798+ views
    me | 12/7/2005 | me
    Okay, I expect I might be zotted, which is fine, maybe I should be. And maybe I just need to get my glasses readjusted. But I've noticed it on more than one occasion recently, so I thought I'd ask. Are Bush's suits fitting properly? This evening I happened to catch a glimps of him giving his speech about Iraq, and it looked strange to me. It looked like his suit was too big for him. I tried to go back to www.whitehouse.gov to see some pics, but the pics all look fine. And I wouldn't have paid any attention to...
  • Bad Doctors

    Once again a Male Gyn in trouble. It seems to be alot of this happening lately. There is a cure no more male Gyn's. And the AMA needs to crack down on these pigs. Lady's please do a ama search before going to a doc also look at the alternatives available. Home testing is out there and a new CSA blood test which is almost 100% accurate verse the YUK Pap test which at best is 70% accurate and you keep your clothes on for the CSA test. Cost is about 50 dollars. her eis alink to there web site...
  • Weather today

    12/06/2005 3:53:42 AM PST · by Baby Driver · 19 replies · 361+ views
    Me | 12/6/2005 | Baby Driver
    Whoa! In Ohio this morning...The wind chill temp is below zero....Brrr! Not even the last week of December yet. At least there's no real accumulatiaccumulation where i'm at...Glad i've got some packets of hot cocoa stashed with my Hot Pot.
  • Five Years! (Vanity)

    12/03/2005 9:20:57 AM PST · by Tijeras_Slim · 27 replies · 549+ views
    My Pin Head | 12/03/2005 | Tijeras_Slim
    Been here five years as of today. It's been great fun so far. Thought I'd post a vanity to give everyone an opportunity to mess with me in a centralized location for a change.
  • OFFICIAL "I'VE GOT A COLD FEEL SORRY FOR ME" GRIPE THREAD.

    12/05/2005 1:02:08 AM PST · by Dallas59 · 55 replies · 1,114+ views
    Chat ^ | 12/05/2005 | Me
  • What is a Plasma television

    11/29/2005 11:24:04 PM PST · by This Just In · 90 replies · 2,646+ views
    Good evening, FReepers. We are not hooked up to satellite or cable, but view DVD's and video's on occasion. I am shopping to purchase a television and it's been quite a while since we've bought a new set. As a matter of fact, it has been so long that I have come to realize they don't make televisions the way they used to. Just as going out to simply buy yourself a cup of java has become a major undertaking(For goodness sakes, one must take a class in: How To Order At Starbucks, just to navigate your way through the...
  • Obituary

    11/29/2005 5:07:36 AM PST · by 08morganl · 4 replies · 344+ views
    Redneck World Magazine | 2004
    Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend by the name of Common Sense who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure how old he was since his birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic red tape. he will be remembered as having cultivated such value lessons as knowing when to come in out of the rain, why the early bird gets the worm and that life isnt always fair. Common Sense lived by simple, sound financial policies (dont spend more than you earn) and reliable parenting stategies (adults, not kids, are...
  • Testimonials on TV ads

    07/12/2005 10:28:43 PM PDT · by The Other Harry · 17 replies · 2,355+ views
    July 13, 2005 | self / vanity
    I don't know about the rest of you, but I've had it up to my eyebrows with all the fake testimonials on TV ads. People claim to have lost 200 pounds in two weeks, made $5000 in a month, etc. All lies. I am very much against government regulation, but I think these people should be required to sign affidavits that they actually did what they claim to have done.
  • Turning over my neighbor's picnic table

    07/12/2005 9:35:56 PM PDT · by The Other Harry · 21 replies · 1,649+ views
    July 13, 2005 | self / vanity
    This evening, I went over and turned over my neighbor's picnic table. He will know that it was me who did that. He is a very mean man. Last morning, he snapped at me and my dog for walking across the alley from him while he was sitting at that table. We normally try to stay well away from him. But sometimes, a little revenge feels good. I didn't hurt anything, but it won't be all that easy for him to put things right again. It took a little effort to turn it over. Both hands.
  • Drunk in public?

    06/03/2005 10:20:28 AM PDT · by The Other Harry · 73 replies · 4,785+ views
    June 3, 2005 | self / vanity
    Several of my recent threads / comments have related to a DUI arrest I recently had. I will not defend that. One of the more interesting subjects which came up when I was in jail was whether you can be arrested for "drunk in public" when you are on your own property. My position is that this should not be possible. I like to sit out on my front porch, have a drink or three, and study my shubbery. I am not driving or doing anything else which I consider to be wrong. The overwhelming consensus among my cell-mates is...