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Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th September 2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: For the people of the United States of America.

I've started a new tradition I plan to keep up.


For the last couple of years, I've been running a 5k race on 9/11.


This year, I put a picture of a firefighter who died because of 9/11 on a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th June 2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 13,825
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: 2015/16 Official NBA Thread

My take.....it was absolutely crucial for LeBron to go to Miami. There was a guy down there he needed to learn from, and that guy was Pat Riley.

You could see his growth every year, becoming the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd May 2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 680
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: The Worst Kid's Name You've Ever Heard?

Johnny Cash - A Boy Named Sue (Live in Denmark) - YouTube
Forum: Off Topic Forum 28th February 2016, 12:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,034
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Cheryl Tiegs Criticizes Sports Illustrated Full Figure Swim Suit Cover

I got that cover in my inbox, and my reaction was very similar.


According the media reports, the country has an epidemic of obesity (and we all know the health problems associated with...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th February 2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,482
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Oh No! I might be deformed!

Take a deep breath and relax.


She doesn't want to talk over the phone because she doesn't know for sure who she is talking to.


It may be good, it may not be, but that's got nothing to do...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 31st January 2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 876
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: I think beer labels should warn that it may cause diarrhea

Thanks for the due diligence in your research.


I think I have the solution for OP's problem. Gluten free beer!


REDBRIDGE - Home (http://www.redbridgebeer.com/)


You do have to be 21 to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27th January 2016, 06:14 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,956
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Would You Eat This?

It was the NYC mayor Bloomberg that tried banning sodas, and I'll let you guess what got the ban hammer when it got to court.


I do have to admit those looked so yummy I signed onto their mailing...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th January 2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 683
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: The Birth Lottery

Do you know how many business owners work 80 hours a week in the US? A lot.


Do you really think a tall attractive person is going to continue looking that way if they party all night, smoke two...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 31st December 2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,279
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Turns out Vaccines are safe after all - Who Knew?

Even if it's only one in one thousand, or even one million, it's still too many. Especially when they become cautionary tales for the anti vaccine movement, and more unnecessary deaths happen as a...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 11th December 2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Houston Policeman Embraces Dying Horse at Accident

I held my Hansel dog while he was put to sleep.


Not a fun experience, but I know in my heart he was loved until the end. :(
Forum: Off Topic Forum 21st August 2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,358
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Tony Robbins believes some people are not cut out for busines

Try telling that to someone who has down syndrome.

There are limits to everything, even asking for the moon and getting it. ;)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th August 2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,480
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Sunburn Causes Skin Cancer, Not Exposure!

Here's another sacred cow about to tip over.


https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/35825844/Ending%20the%20War%20on%20Fat.pdf


That article is a reprint from Time Magazine....and it could have...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd August 2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 596
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: From where do you get the cutest puppies or pets?

Here's the best one there is.


http://www.petfinder.com
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd August 2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,133
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Cilla Black Died Today

Don't you mean this song?




THE RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS YOU`VE LOST THAT LOVIN` FEELIN` - YouTube
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th July 2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,851
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Say it isn't so!

Doritos Crash The SuperBowl - Cowboy Kid Commercial - YouTube


It's what came to mind when I saw that picture. :D
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th July 2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 682
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Is there no way to report spam from Private Messages?

Just found it myself.


The things you learn, thanks.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th July 2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,769
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: What's Your AQ Score?

Autism/Aspergers would have shown when I got tested (once in the 1960's and again in the 1980's).....NLD/NVLD has much more recently been discovered (most research dates back to 1990's IIRC).

...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 12th July 2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,769
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: What's Your AQ Score?

Learned something new today, thanks.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 26th June 2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,453
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: This Is Freaking Me Out! No Brain Of Mine Is Being Chipped!

IIRC, this was about the same time frame a device called 'Digital Angel' was in the news.


Latest I've heard from them? How does they don't exist anymore grab you?


Ambitious ID plans...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd June 2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,042
Posted By Floyd Fisher
re: Has your life ever gone to ****?

"If you're going through hell, keep going."


-Winston Churchill
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd June 2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: You Didn't Want it, But Now You Have it, Cat Hair Crafts...

If you like that, here's another one you'll love.


Why Cats Paint: A Theory of Feline Aesthetics: Heather Busch, Burton Silver: 9780898156126: Amazon.com: Books
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th May 2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,435
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: It wasn't a gas leak and it wasn't a sewer back-up, it was...

I second the Greenies Pill Pockets.....even a small amount of cheese seriously ups calcium levels in dogs and is outright dangerous.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 13th May 2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Can a person sue you for intellectual property if the design is not copyrighted?

More than likely, they can be sued.


Would take your particular case to a lawyer in your area, and see what they say to make sure.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th May 2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 978
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Woman slashes to death two Pit Bulls. What would you do ?

She wasn't being attacked, the dogs she was walking were.


That bought her time to attack and kill the pit bulls.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 9th May 2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,411
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Could Jake Be The One?

You have my sympathies.


After burying Hansel, I went to go find another small dog for Maggie and Mittens.


One of the ones I found was a collie mix named 'Minnie'.


When I went to go get...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 5th May 2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,250
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: The Sport of Boxing has come to an End.

You forgot about this one, didn't you?


Marvin Hagler vs Thomas Hearns, April 15, 1985 [Full Fight] - YouTube
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th April 2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Wow ! Teachers, Principles getting Prison Sentences in Atlanta for Testing Fraud

You wish.


I was reading on WAPO the other day about an inner city kid who was allegedly a B student in honors classes scoring below average on their SAT test. That was jaw dropping to read that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th April 2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,326
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: What business would you start with $40,000?

Buy a rental home outright.


Rent it out.


Use the profits from the rental to fund your online business.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th April 2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,478
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: What A Weiner, LOL!

I've always thought of this moral.


http://th05.deviantart.net/fs71/PRE/i/2009/351/f/b/Never_ever_give_up_by_DaniloLatino.jpg
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd April 2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 882
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Harassed by Old People

It's a lobbying group out of Washington DC.....exactly how are they a profit making, greedy business?


Would I ever join? Nope, don't like the stands they take on lots of issues....however...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 31st March 2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,016
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Sal needs help...

If she is running XP, have her put the XP install CD in the CD drive, boot off of it to dos, and try fdisk/mbr to see if that clears up the problem. If it does, sectors are starting to go bad, and...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd March 2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,429
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Chicago On It's Way To Becoming The Next Detroit?

A lot of cities big and small are heading down that path.


Syracuse is using 20 million in emergency funds to keep thing going.....exactly what do you do when the economy is going full blast, and...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th March 2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 862
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: The FCC Publishes Net Neutrality Rules

Steve:

Have you ever heard of services like OOMA, Vonage, and Straight Talk...or noticed Cable companies offering phone service? That is 100% internet powered friend.


Yeah, there is some...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th March 2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 862
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: The FCC Publishes Net Neutrality Rules

Phones now use the internet too. That's why you can call worldwide for the same price you can call someone down the street anymore.


Imagine if your 911 call gets the same priority as someone...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th March 2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,216
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: OMGosh! OMGosh, you guys! I did it!!

I have to second this....I've gotten two pets from rescue shelters, and all have worked out great.


Hansel (the dog) basically attached himself to me to the point he could never bring himself to...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th March 2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,139
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Oh Noooo! Not again!!

Yeah, that seems to be the latest virus going around these days....threads about how good you feel.


Hopefully the docs get this straightened out for you.....that had to be hell to go through.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th March 2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Question About Paying for Articles and Sending Out Tax Forms to Writers

(disclaimer: consult with your tax professional before doing any of this)





If you pay someone $600 or more for services, you need to do either of the following:


1. Send them a 1099
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th March 2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,139
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Oh Noooo! Not again!!

Hopefully all is well today. :)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th March 2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,317
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th March 2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: A college with a $94 million endowment is shutting its doors, people in higher ed should be scar

This is shocking, considering how much education is in a boom market due to the economy right about now.


I suspect this is much more than a general meltdown in higher ed....I think we are going...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th March 2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,053
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Just in case you get a little too cocky in Life this is for you :)

http://th05.deviantart.net/fs71/PRE/i/2009/351/f/b/Never_ever_give_up_by_DaniloLatino.jpg
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th March 2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,107
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Your Last Dinner

I'd want a nice big cake with a hacksaw inside. :D
Forum: Off Topic Forum 18th February 2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,167
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: NSA Has Ability To Hide Spying Software Deep Within Hard Drives

Frank, I'm totally aware of the dangers the US faces from terrorism too....I watched everything that happened in the 9/11 aftermath and took copious notes....and all I have to say is we dodged a nuke...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 17th February 2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Supermodel, Music Videos!!!

George Michael - Freedom! '90 - YouTube


Bonus points if you can identify all supermodels used in this video.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 16th February 2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,109
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: 'Megadrought' coming to U.S. Southwest, Plains. NO! Not $1 of my tax money! Not 1 drop of my wat

Last night around midnight, I walked from the downtown Syracuse bus terminal to my home....several miles in negative temperatures. I admit I stopped at a Sunoco station to warm up, but that was...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th February 2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,109
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: 'Megadrought' coming to U.S. Southwest, Plains. NO! Not $1 of my tax money! Not 1 drop of my wat

There are other things that can be done....like desalinization of ocean water.


It's not exactly the end of the world.....that area of the US has been having droughts for as long as I can...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd February 2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Cars are getting better. In 2011-2012 there were 9 models that had ZERO driver fatalities.

The stats would probably be similar.


I looked at the list, and noticed something.


The 'safe car' list was dominated by SUVs.


The 'death trap' list was dominated by subcompacts.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd February 2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,576
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Grrrr! This is getting annoying!

Threaten to put him this show if he doesn't stop.


Hoarding: Buried Alive Casting | Hoarding: Buried Alive | TLC...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd February 2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,016
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: I'm snowed in...

A full 7".


Just got out my snow blower and took care of it, then went to Murphy's for a hot bowl of chili afterwards.


Really fun morning. :D
Forum: Off Topic Forum 2nd February 2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,160
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Forum: Off Topic Forum 14th December 2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,455
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: How inequality holds back economic growth

If money is so evil, feel free to redistribute yours to my back pocket. :D
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th November 2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,412
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Thunderstruck......

Talk about going on the Highway to Hell.....wow.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th November 2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,262
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Great Tee-Shirts For Gun Lovers Everywhere!

I'll give you double your money back.....how much did you pay for this again? ;)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th November 2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,262
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Great Tee-Shirts For Gun Lovers Everywhere!

Nothing....you had an OP that stated 'great t-shirts for gun lovers everywhere!', so I chimed in.

Sorry if you think I meant otherwise.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th November 2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,262
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Great Tee-Shirts For Gun Lovers Everywhere!

I have one more you didn't put up, and it makes a pretty good point.

"You may not like guns, that is your right.

You may not believe in god, that is your choice.

But when someone breaks into...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th November 2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,544
Posted By Floyd Fisher
Re: Do we have a Double Standard when 'body shaming' the skinny.

No, it's a line I picked up from 'Sex and the City'....the original quote involved supermodel Christy Turlington, and I twisted it. :D
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