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Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th August 2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,661
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Hackers release stolen Ashley Madison customer data

It's a shame when morality is confused with legality.

Stealing people's personal data is wrong. No matter how self righteous the offender may feel. I find alcoholic spouses objectionable, but I...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th October 2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 721
Posted By Halcyon
Re: OK... Time To Get Serious!

A nice 2013 Pepsi :D

Not being a wine connoisseur, I don't generally pair my wines with dinner. If I want a glass of something, I grab it. The Ohio Amish make a selection of table wines under...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th October 2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 720
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Three Sanitation-Related Annoyances

I agree with you. Plus I HATE having to stand there waiting on my hands to dry. Most folks end up drying their hands on their clothes.

I don't even want to think about all the saliva.

A...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th October 2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Starting to get cold

Days are OK but it's pretty cold at night.

Every year I trek into the boiler room (I love my hydronic heat) and fire up old "beast-ette" but it seems that I'm doing this earlier every year.
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th October 2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By Halcyon
Do you know any silly kid jokes?

What are some of the silliest kid jokes you know?

I was privy to an impromptu comedy show produced by a group of young gentlemen - ages 6- 12 . These were some of the jokes.

What do you do...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th October 2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 834
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Famous Celebrities From Your Hometown

Cleveland (north east ohio in general) is a portal of notoriety, I think there's something in our water that causes people to dance to a different beat. Sometimes it's great artistic talent, other...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th October 2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,232
Posted By Halcyon
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th October 2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,213
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Hypothetically speaking....

Hard to say without knowing the facts.

But a losing battle does not always mean defeat. Sometimes we need to reassess our strategy and reengage from a different vantage point. So letting go may...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th October 2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,014
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Best SNL Cast Members of All Time

I would also have to add Jane Curtain, simply because the Coneheads wouldn't be complete without Prymaat. As the years went on, some cast members were better than others. I can do without Chris...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th October 2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 964
Posted By Halcyon
Re: 111-year-old's secret to a long life

I think the real key to longevity is to minimize stress. Stress kills from within and can cause all manner of other life sucking disease.

This lady drank enough not to care, had no kids to worry...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th October 2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By Halcyon
I'm Back (Just in case anyone cared)

Hello WF basement family!!!

I tried to find an appropriate thread to jump into but it was easier to just create a new one. I'm glad to see the gang's all here with quite a few additions. :D
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th September 2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 830
Posted By Halcyon
Re: My Warrior Friends Need to Get Checked for This

Sorry to hear but I'm glad you stayed on top of it, many people forget about the importance of vitamin D. I was one of them.

Having increased melanin in my skin (melanin blocks some of the UV...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd September 2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Well this sucks, sucks really bad AH AH AH

This is very sad news. He and Caroll Spinney make most of the Sesame Street cast. I'm sure they had understudies but it won't be the same. There are very few shows today that kids watch that are the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 31st August 2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,421
Posted By Halcyon
Re: If you have a TIME MACHINE, what year you want to go back! :)

I'm not picky, I'd take anytime between 1988-1992. I would tell myself not to waste time worrying about the insignificant, hug a couple of loved ones a little tighter and then just shut my mouth and...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th August 2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,537
Posted By Halcyon
Re: does having tattoos bad?

One can't be a fan of tattoos AND worry about the opinions of others regarding those tattoos. If they're worried about what someone thinks about their tattoo, then they're not ready for a tattoo.
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th August 2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,400
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Post Your Home Office Setup - Get Your Office Out For The Lads!!

I do admire your tidiness but my desk is entirely too messy for public viewing.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th August 2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 523
Posted By Halcyon
Re: I hit a girl...and I laughed!

This guy is an English teacher in Japan. What a wonderful example of American culture, a stereotypical overweight American posting crap online about finding Sprite and running people over.

On...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Anyone know any marketers in the Menopause Niche?

Menopause is a very good yet under appreciated niche. Just considering the age and gender of the "typical" internet marketer and you can understand why this niche is often overlooked.

May I ask...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 29th August 2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By Halcyon
Re: pdfs vs Video Documentation

I'm still trying to figure out who all these video lovers are. Everyone is saying that video is the way to go but I find it extremely annoying and most of the people I encounter prefer pdf over...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Will you tell proposers in Elance/oDesk exactly what u want before agreeing to a deal?

You have to be careful what information you post into your request for proposals. Just because respondents may not do anything with the information does not mean that the thousands of people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,010
Posted By Halcyon
Re: How To Auto Populate A Forum?

I don't advise any blackhat techniques like stealing postings. That kind of action will most definitely come back to bite you.

However I agree that people only want to be where the action is and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 779
Posted By Halcyon
Re: How do you improve your writing?

Read, write, read, read, read, write, write, write, write.
See the pattern? :)

Great race car drivers watch races, great football players watch games, great writers read.

There are tons of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Warriors, how do you handle taxes?

I don't think any serious business owner can afford NOT to incorporate or form an LLC. I suppose some may have a reason but IMHO the benefits of properly structuring your business far outweigh any...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,304
Posted By Halcyon
Re: PayPal nudity

Paypal doesn't so much side with the seller but they just don't concern themselves with digital product disputes. There's no real dispute resolution. Buyer files dispute -> seller responds that it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 352
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Biggest Lists?

IMHO that logic is a little faulty.:)
Only subscribe to those marketers who offer information that you need or interests you. There are so many facets to IM, you'd never be able to focus on your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By Halcyon
Re: If you buy or are thinking of buying PLR articles please respond

There most certainly is. I don't think many marketers just are grabbing PLR and using it as is but properly reworked PLR still makes a great base for other items. Also there's always a market for...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th August 2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 589
Posted By Halcyon
Re: 20 Minutes Per Week Workout

As for working out with weights, you're correct. Any more than 45 minutes per week is wasted. As Steve mentioned the muscles need time to regroup and more work can cause more harm than good.
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th August 2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By Halcyon
Re: SSA withholds money for student loans

That's just nasty. 20%? UGH

Part of the bill that allowed that last unemployment extension in 2010 changed quite a few student loan default collection laws.

One of them is that they can go...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th August 2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Guess what I did yesterday?

Cool! What movie was it? When will we get to see your big debut?

They shot a few scenes from the Avengers in downtown Cleveland and the next Alex Cross movie has a few scenes in my old...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th August 2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
IRC
Views: 693
Posted By Halcyon
Re: IRC

Hey now. There are still some of us old timers that just can't let go.:D

IRC is still quite popular. I must admit to still having a few friends that I only talk to on IRC.

I equate IRC to CB...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th August 2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Goodbye Kotter says Horshack

This has been quite a year for celebrity deaths and I agree, 63 isn't old at all.

Kotter was in syndication by the time I caught on to it but I loved it just the same. Now the song is going to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th August 2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,667
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Warriors: We have 6 months left

I conducted research into this very issue some time ago and I always came to programs offering gold and silver backed investment opportunities and similar offers using people's fear of the absolute...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th August 2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By Halcyon
Re: comeuppance: deserved reward or just deserts, usually unpleasant.

Yep!
Rather be judged by 12 than carried by 6.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th August 2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 448
Posted By Halcyon
Re: What Is Your Spice of Life?

White pepper definitely. I like black pepper for everyday use but white pepper adds a zip that I haven't found any place else.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th August 2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 845
Posted By Halcyon
Re: I've Made It To My 25th Birthday!

Happy Birthday Joel! Quarter Century is a GREAT year so have a ball. It never comes around again. :D

I live in a house full of August Leos. Good hearts, very affectionate and rather protective. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th August 2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Merchant Account Question

Depending on your niche, Paypal may be a necessary evil. Yes there are many problems with Paypal but if you're in any type of information marketing, a large segment of your customer base pays with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th August 2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Are you an e-mail junky?

I wouldn't call myself a "junkie" but I could do better about managing the amount of time I spend checking it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th August 2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 738
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Which product to promote for these two niches?

You're limiting your opportunity by restricting your offers only to those found on CB. There are so many options in those niches if you consider including other networks.

For example, if you know...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 10th August 2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By Halcyon
Forum: Warriors For Hire 8th August 2012, 06:02 PM
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Views: 912
Posted By Halcyon
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,797
Posted By Halcyon
Re: July and August Are the Worst Months to Sell. A Myth or a Fact?

All product sales ebb and flow. How and when it affects you depends on what you're selling. For example, anything related to back to school is thriving right now.

Over all, January through March...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th July 2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Kim Kardashian

You put me in a real bind. I didn't want to open it but when I hovered over the thread and read :

I had to open it just to tell you that I wasn't going to open it. :D
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th July 2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By Halcyon
Re: WHAT does this mean?

I don't wanna get banned so I purposely avoided commenting in this thread but I can't take it anymore and I must defend math majors everywhere.

It's very easy for a math major especially one who...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st July 2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 895
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Is using a pen name in violation of the spam act?

Header misrepresentation and pen names are two separate beasts. Spammers employ a variety of cloaks to mask the origin of their emails and who sent them. That's header misrepresentation and that's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th July 2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,500
Posted By Halcyon
Re: What's your reply when someone asks you "Where do you work"?

I've found that people will take you as seriously as you take yourself. So if you're unsure about what you do then you can't hope for others to respect it.

So say that you're a marketer, a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th July 2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 603
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Do you know these two Lovebirds?

No more drinking and drugging on the road. "Mama I'm Coming Home"
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th July 2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,559
Posted By Halcyon
Re: WF Scammer Busted

There's nothing worse than getting scammed.
There's nothing sweeter than seeing a scammer get their comeuppance.

However this thread has taken on a strange, vindictive, maniacal tone.
I'm all...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th July 2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 549
Posted By Halcyon
Re: The Stones

I agree.
All that was missing was the turning of her nose and saying "Ewwwe"

It's OK her opinion won't put a dent in Mick's wallet.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th July 2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,192
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Stupid question about men's underwear

http://i1137.photobucket.com/albums/n505/millercontent2/wfgiggles/SchweddyBalls.jpg


I couldn't resist...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th July 2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,192
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Stupid question about men's underwear

I can't speak from personal experience but as a wife and mother of 3 boys everyone here seems to be happy with boxer briefs.

They offer the support of briefs while allowing boxer-like freedom of...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th July 2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 851
Posted By Halcyon
Re: An OT Lounge Dilemma -For Real- This One May Be For Paul Myers

When I was new to the forum, I checked post history often but I wasn't trying to gauge everything one person said on a subject. I was trying to ascertain what kind of person they were. i.e...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th July 2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,807
Posted By Halcyon
Re: The Most Over-rated, Over-valued Industry On the Planet!

Surely that's some of your wry sense of humor? :confused:
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th July 2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,807
Posted By Halcyon
Re: The Most Over-rated, Over-valued Industry On the Planet!

Sad to say but women's sizes are determined by designer and can vary greatly. That's why it generally takes women longer to shop for clothes - we have to try them on. A Walmart size 9 fits very...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th July 2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 597
Posted By Halcyon
Re: They Want to Micro Chip Your Kids! (VIDEO inside)

No I was just ranting in another thread...gimme a minute:D

I often said the Lo Jacking of kids was only a few years away.

All they have to do is convince enough parents that :

"It's for...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th July 2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Free Money from Obama Hoax

To be honest Steve, that's what made this particular situation so irritating.

This woman does receive Section 8 and her share of her rent is only $100. She was trying to pass that off.

I was...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th July 2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By Halcyon
Re: Free Money from Obama Hoax

Do both :(

Like all urban legends it has the air of possibility and the verification of a friend of a friend.

Sadly, a tenant asked me if I'd heard anything about the free bill money. I spent...
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