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Forum: Police Blotter 22 June 2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,175
Posted By Wintermute
If they had shot the dog then I might question...

If they had shot the dog then I might question their actions a little less.

The only time I can think of that using a knife to kill a dog is if the dog was attacking you and that's all you...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 May 2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 67,084
Posted By Wintermute
and that does make some sense to me. ...

and that does make some sense to me.

Though I have to ask is $10.61 a living wage in the UK? or is 8.46 a living wage?
Forum: Soapbox Derby 18 May 2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 67,084
Posted By Wintermute
Correct but that's only for 90 days. I own a...

Correct but that's only for 90 days. I own a small restaurant here in Las Vegas and due to the minimum wage being the same. I would never hire anyone below the age of 18 to work at my establishment. ...
Forum: SLC 18 May 2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,373
Posted By Wintermute
It's very typical in the model to charge less for...

It's very typical in the model to charge less for more properties.

I pay 10% for 2 properties. When I have 5 or more properties the management fee drop to 5% of the rent collected.
Forum: Social Studies 18 October 2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 18,665
Posted By Wintermute
My varies a lot. We use to get monthly...

My varies a lot.

We use to get monthly talks to the community and never once was I asked why people steal. It was always how can I stop my stuff from getting stolen.

It doesn't matter why...
Forum: Social Studies 18 October 2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 49,417
Posted By Wintermute
It appears from her information she is a personal...

It appears from her information she is a personal trainer.

It's common for them to have photos and saying such as, "What's your excuse?" to sell their services.

I am not sure if she is...
Forum: Social Studies 17 October 2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 49,417
Posted By Wintermute
When I was dating I saw people always pointing...

When I was dating I saw people always pointing out they didn't want a smoker. That seems to be a universal stigma now days.

One thing I did notice is that people wanted a person that was...
Forum: Social Studies 16 October 2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 18,665
Posted By Wintermute
It's not blaming the victim to point out safety...

It's not blaming the victim to point out safety tips. I personally hate the term 'victim blaming' as we are all responsible for our own safety.

While the person who commit the crimes is still...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 15 October 2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,286
Posted By Wintermute
The SPLC tries to track hate groups, and it does...

The SPLC tries to track hate groups, and it does an OK job of it.

Though recently they have been defining 'hate' groups a little to vague and it has caused some law enforcement groups to back...
Forum: Rantidote 15 October 2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 390,006
Posted By Wintermute
That's not a first world problem. That's a using...

That's not a first world problem. That's a using 20 year old technology problem.
I am forced to use it since our company owns it, but god it's awful.
Forum: Social Studies 14 October 2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,601
Posted By Wintermute
It depends on the laws of the state. In...

It depends on the laws of the state.

In California only women can be raped by law. Men are sexually assaulted or sodomized.

We need to remember there are common ways to use a word, and a...
Forum: The Bad Gastronomer 13 October 2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 14,044
Posted By Wintermute
Great part of being catholic. They provide a...

Great part of being catholic. They provide a snack towards the end.
Forum: Social Studies 10 October 2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 152,722
Posted By Wintermute
I didn't know 'white' people had a way to agree...

I didn't know 'white' people had a way to agree on such topics. Are there local 'white' people meetings we can attend to vote on these topics?

Personally I find the term 'white' person offensive....
Forum: Soapbox Derby 10 October 2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 20,165
Posted By Wintermute
I have never heard a single song like that. Most...

I have never heard a single song like that. Most the themes I hear are about our freedoms and they're worth fighting for.

Of course I am biased because of, "God Bless the USA" which is played at...
Forum: Police Blotter 09 October 2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,054
Posted By Wintermute
Bingo. Most people don't realize how information...

Bingo. Most people don't realize how information can be tracked down.

I think the most interesting part so far is now the cop was arrested. Turns out video shows him hitting the SUV and being a...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 October 2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 48,151
Posted By Wintermute
I have never heard that before. My...

I have never heard that before.

My understanding is the devil tempts and that is all.

Notice how it fits Freudian psychology? The Id tempts you and the ego defeats it?
Forum: Soapbox Derby 08 October 2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 48,151
Posted By Wintermute
I see Satan as a metaphor for the evil inside all...

I see Satan as a metaphor for the evil inside all of us. It's not such a strange concept as you think as in psychology it's still there, but just called something else. Freud called it the Id.
...
Forum: Business Bytes 04 October 2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,533
Posted By Wintermute
In the US we do have those laws. I know that...

In the US we do have those laws. I know that recently the laws were either changed or they were talking about changing the laws on it. It use to be they were given something like X hours of rest...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 03 October 2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,778
Posted By Wintermute
lol darn autocorrect. Nothing makes a poor...

lol darn autocorrect. Nothing makes a poor speller even worse than auto-correct.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 01 October 2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,778
Posted By Wintermute
There was a humerus article written by a pastor...

There was a humerus article written by a pastor trying to pay his use tax. Basically no one knew how to do it because no one had paid it.
Forum: Social Studies 26 September 2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 20,281
Posted By Wintermute
There is nothing illegal about asking a person's...

There is nothing illegal about asking a person's age. It's illegal to discriminate based on their age, but it's not illegal to ask.

Illegal means it's against the law which it isn't as long as...
Forum: Police Blotter 18 September 2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,234
Posted By Wintermute
High powered has nothing to do with the size of...

High powered has nothing to do with the size of the round. Typically people are talking about the velocity of the round. the mass of the round and velocity determine the energy of the weapon.
...
Forum: Police Blotter 18 September 2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,234
Posted By Wintermute
Well we don't know all the details yet, but it...

Well we don't know all the details yet, but it does appear mental illness played a role in this. I am not sure why you put it in quotes. The shooter appeared to have dealt with issues for a long...
Forum: SLC 16 September 2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 77,089
Posted By Wintermute
My dad, and paternal grandfather both died of...

My dad, and paternal grandfather both died of cancer at an early age.

I have enjoyed your posting on the board the years and it will be a loss.

I admit I never really know what to say to...
Forum: Soapbox Derby 13 September 2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,931
Posted By Wintermute
I saw this article the other day and if true it's...

I saw this article the other day and if true it's mind blowing. The ads that were treating the children as subhuman was mindblowing.

I can't remember the exact quote, but we really hate this...
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