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Flames Engulf Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

Apr 15, 2019 - 11:15 AM - by Patsy Warnick
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Special news report the cathedral was going through a renovation could be a contributor to the structure fire.
flames are 250 foot high - doesn't look as if any attempt is being made to fight the fire.

I haven't looked for a link - watching special news report.

    8 Replies | 190 Views

Prom night

Apr 14, 2019 - 7:58 PM - by Patsy Warnick
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We went out to dinner on a Saturday night - restaurants are very busy - check in get a beeper. We're seated dinner is delicious. The workers are setting up tables for a large group.
When here it comes - a parade of young ladies in their gowns and the young men in beautiful suits - it was sweet.
I had a flash back - way back (1974) when I was 16 yrs. old in my gown for my Prom.

Did you attend a Prom - if not why?

    31 Replies | 414 Views

The massacre at Amritsar, 13th April 1919

Apr 13, 2019 - 1:45 AM - by spot
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Today marks the hundredth anniversary of the killing of hundreds of unarmed civilians by the British Army in India, at the order of Reginald Dyer.

No apology has ever been made by the British Government. Here are the statements in the years after the event:

22 December 1919 Volume 123

... [Read More]
    15 Replies | 258 Views

Red meat

Apr 12, 2019 - 11:38 AM - by tude dog
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Just for the heck of it just though to throw up some stats for the heck of it.

Tracking Shootings in America

In 2018, there were 27 active-shooting incidents in 16 states, according to new FBI data
By Elbert Wang
Published Apr. 12, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. ET
Active-shooter incidents around the U.S. fell slightly last year,... [Read More]
    10 Replies | 286 Views

Good cameras?

Apr 11, 2019 - 1:04 AM - by faisalahmed
Well here is my story. I've never really been into photography or anything of that nature. But my dad decodes about 2-3 years ago that he doesn't want to pay 800-1000 for a professional photographer to take pictures at my sisters Quincenera. So he goes out and buys a Sony DSLR a100.
I tried to learn what I could and took some pictures but... [Read More]
    5 Replies | 286 Views

Medical Marijuana - Tax Deduction ?

Apr 09, 2019 - 8:29 PM - by Patsy Warnick
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Tax Time.. Woohoo

I'm asking - here in AZ you have to qualify for a medical marijuana card.

In the state of Washington - marijuana stores are on every corner - take your I.D. and purchase as if your at any other convenience store.

Medical costs are a deductible so I'm asking is or should medical marijuana be a deductible?

What do you say?

    12 Replies | 250 Views

Threatened closure of Mexico border

Apr 02, 2019 - 12:50 PM - by tude dog
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It is no secret that our border on the south for a long time hasnt' been more than a line in the sand.

A constant frustration to me is neither party ever did anything about it, now there is somebody who shares my frustration, Donald Trump. Though I consider him a loathsome creature I am 100% behind him on this.

... [Read More]
    5 Replies | 388 Views

Kansas Says Goodbye To 3.2 Beer

Apr 01, 2019 - 5:23 PM - by tude dog
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I love drinking beer, but I don't handle alcohol well.

What a wonderful thing when I moved to Kansas where I could drink a lot more without being all stupid again. It was like 3.2 was an answer to a drinkers dream.

Oh well, must find inner restraint again.

... [Read More]
    17 Replies | 531 Views

I am the new guy

Mar 25, 2019 - 4:09 PM - by RickPorteo
Kudos! An abundance of knowledge.

my website: [deleted by moderator]
    5 Replies | 387 Views

Submarine detection by gravitational anomaly

Mar 14, 2019 - 3:12 PM - by spot
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That's what the BBC reporters claim anyway.
Not surprisingly, militaries across the world are also backing research in to quantum sensing.

Gravimeters in particular offer the potential for detecting your opponent's submarines, for instance. Gravity may be a weak force, but you can't shield against it.

So while stealth
... [Read More]
    18 Replies | 1,151 Views

old scientific electronics

Mar 12, 2019 - 9:45 AM - by vallero
I am a new member, (as in 20 minutes). I don't know if this the forum that I looking for, but it looked promising. A friend has been a collector of scientific instruments such as tube based electronics, vacuum systems etc. for many years. Being ancient (circa 1970) and tube based whether they will function or not is debatable. However he no longer wants them and they are free to anyone who wants them, and of course the recipient prepares and pays all shipping costs. That is something to... [Read More]
    6 Replies | 885 Views

Mr Preview, RIP

Mar 01, 2019 - 1:45 PM - by spot
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The BBC has the magnificent clip of the late André Previn from 1971, it might not play outside of the UK but even so...

He galvanised British music when he accepted the London Symphony Orchestra for a decade, from which platform he often appeared in televised and radio concerts. I saw... [Read More]
    0 Replies | 1,133 Views

raspberry pi

Feb 18, 2019 - 11:54 AM - by gmc
raspberry pi anyone tried it? Hadn't heard of it until recently.
    9 Replies | 1,531 Views

Do you think President R.A. Trump should consult with the Chinese?

Feb 16, 2019 - 11:48 AM - by G#Gill
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I wonder if this so-called wall between U.S. and Mexico will work. The thought occurs to me that perhaps his lordship should consult with the Chinese as they have built a low dividing wall between themselves and Mongolia (I think ! LOL )
    26 Replies | 1,623 Views

Gordon Banks, dies at 81 years. World's Greatest Goalkeeper?

Feb 12, 2019 - 6:56 AM - by G#Gill
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I felt privileged to speak to Gordon Banks on the telephone. He rang to book a charter on our charter/trip boat in the late 1980s. He was quietly spoken, very polite and grateful for my help ! I can remember saying to him that I was privileged to be able to speak to probably the finest goalkeeper in the world. He thanked me and sounded genuinely surprised that I knew who he was and that I'd said that to him !

... [Read More]
    1 Reply | 1,637 Views

Baking Bread

Feb 10, 2019 - 7:36 PM - by Patsy Warnick
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I'm baking a loaf of bread

OMG - there's nothing like the smell of home made bread baking.

I'm not much of a baker - my bread has been turning out - not burned !! I'm shocked.

Proud of myself - I'm not a baker LOL

    7 Replies | 1,517 Views

blackface is fairly common on the elite left

Feb 09, 2019 - 1:05 PM - by tude dog
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I like Tucker Carlson. Often he makes me laugh, then other times I sit gagging.

I really like his perspective on blackface by the Virginia governor.

Wearing blackface is fairly common on the elite left.
    11 Replies | 1,705 Views

Weird and Wacky Part 2

Feb 07, 2019 - 4:20 PM - by G#Gill
    4 Replies | 1,553 Views

Zillow - Redfin - Buying Property

Jan 31, 2019 - 3:20 PM - by Patsy Warnick
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Have you ever tried buying property relying on the pictures provided by Zillow - Redfin ?

I did.

I've been looking to buy a house in Washington State for @ year. I'd look several times daily to see if a new property came on the market.

I finally found a house - called my agent in WA she said looks good & I'll go & make a video for you. I said let's put in a offer right now & then you can go make a video of the house. My agent made the... [Read More]
    21 Replies | 2,969 Views

is there anyone alive out there ?

Jan 30, 2019 - 2:05 PM - by farmer.ned1965
hi returning after a year off but it seems very quiet in the garden
any of the old gang about i,ve seen spot and BM are still here
    22 Replies | 1,960 Views

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