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"Breathalyzers at establishments so that we know how much we've drank." This was done many years ago at a favorite Augusta establishment as a novelty. I remember asking the bartender for a disposable mouth piece for the machine. He said, "We do not have any and the machine will be gone soon because our alcohol sales are suffering too much." How about requiring a blood-alcohol test for the drivers before they leave any establishment that serves alcohol. Take the hint, Augusta, and become notable nationwide for a great reason.

It is great that there were volunteers trying to clean up around Butler. Unfortunately it does not "clean up" the problems of the interior. I am a 1991 graduate of Butler and am embarrassed when asked by anyone where I graduated because of its reputation.

Why are so many Americans disturbed about the pastor burning the Quran ? Does it bother Americans when an American flag or a Bible is burned? I do not condone it, but people seem to forget freedom of speech when another religion is "insulted."

Deke's Facebook posting about his jogging schedule is distasteful because Augusta- Richmond County has dire issues. Not everyone can jog in a neighborhood because of crime and blight. Marie Antoinette lost her head because she neglected the common people. We want Deke's head in November!

Let me get this straight. The mayor wants to spend tens of millions of dollars on a new ball park. We spend hundreds of thousands to pay off fired incompetent employees. Yet the city of Augusta says we cannot afford to clean up the blight and nuisance properties that breed crime and drag down our property values. It sounds like Augusta has its priorities out of line.

Headline: "Scientist to treat water pollution with artificial wetlands." 1. There's no true definition of "wetland." Oxford University dictionary for 1993 makes no mention of a word called "wetland," thus it is a newly minted scam word from progressive power grabbers. 2. There's no such thing, so the power grabbers plan to use an "artificial" no-such-thing, and that's supposed to save the planet? This stuff is really getting ridiculous. How can you make an artificial nothing?

Headline: "Humped dino is discovered." They "believe what they have discovered" is a dinosaur. It is a "nearly compete fossil..." It "might have" been something. One genius "thinks the only conceivable explanation is " is that it "could easily have been." It's from "125 million years ago," a time that never was. Its arms "seem like..." There's not one word of concrete fact in the whole story, just guessing.

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Tots 09/13/10 - 09:04 pm
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Mom@8:56pm-How about we just

Mom@8:56pm-How about we just meet over a class or two of wine.

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KSL 09/13/10 - 09:04 pm
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dstewartsr, I would love to

dstewartsr, I would love to sip your mead.

momster59
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momster59 09/13/10 - 09:07 pm
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Tots - I didn't mean go to

Tots - I didn't mean go to the country of India hint hint ;-)

a glass of wine would be fine, we could find some place that sells mead and invite KSL and that would be better.

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Tots 09/13/10 - 09:08 pm
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And I'll watch your tiny

And I'll watch your tiny bubble.

Tots
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Tots 09/13/10 - 09:09 pm
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Name a place and time ,lets

Name a place and time ,lets try and do that soon.

KSL
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KSL 09/13/10 - 09:09 pm
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No, no, no. I much prefer

No, no, no. I much prefer wine, I think.

Sargebaby
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Sargebaby 09/13/10 - 09:11 pm
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The longer I drunk here, the

The longer I drunk here, the drinker I get! Evenin, you happy folk!

KSL
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KSL 09/13/10 - 09:11 pm
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Momster, I can highly

Momster, I can highly recommend Tots. She is special. I recommend her over me.

Sargebaby
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Sargebaby 09/13/10 - 09:15 pm
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No matter how far I go to get

No matter how far I go to get to a pub, there I am!

momster59
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momster59 09/13/10 - 09:15 pm
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Sarge - she hears the voices

Sarge - she hears the voices too.

Sargebaby
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Sargebaby 09/13/10 - 09:15 pm
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Hey Tots, did you buy a gun?

Hey Tots, did you buy a gun?

momster59
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momster59 09/13/10 - 09:16 pm
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Gosh - a good German tavern

Gosh - a good German tavern would make my day!

Sargebaby
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Sargebaby 09/13/10 - 09:16 pm
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I don't hear much anymore!

I don't hear much anymore! Since I left the home, I just see stuff!

Sargebaby
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Sargebaby 09/13/10 - 09:17 pm
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Yup, some Bergermeister,

Yup, some Bergermeister, Hinykin, you know, the good stuff!

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momster59 09/13/10 - 09:18 pm
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Well look all - Love ya

Well look all - Love ya madly, but got to get up NLT 4:30 to be able to do all I do before work. I'll try to chat again. My busy life is really picking up, so I can't be sure when. Ladies, if you decide on where to meet for wine, drop me a note on my private line.

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Tots 09/13/10 - 09:25 pm
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KSl-Who you calling special?

KSl-Who you calling special? They let me on the big bus now.......

P.S.You Know I was just kidding.

Sargebaby
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Sargebaby 09/13/10 - 09:19 pm
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Last time I was in Germany,

Last time I was in Germany, (1961), I discovered Heineken beer. That did it for that tour!

Sargebaby
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Sargebaby 09/13/10 - 09:20 pm
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Awww, Moms! Can't you fudge

Awww, Moms! Can't you fudge for thirty minutes?

Tots
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Tots 09/13/10 - 09:21 pm
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Sarge@9:15-No,but did see two

Sarge@9:15-No,but did see two I really like.

And a real cute fellow.

Sargebaby
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Sargebaby 09/13/10 - 09:23 pm
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Which ones did you like, (not

Which ones did you like, (not the cute fellow)?

Tots
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Tots 09/13/10 - 09:30 pm
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Well the fellow had a fine

Well the fellow had a fine looking Rudger.38 I liked.
Then I found a really nice used .9mm Rudger.
I'll email you tomorrow.

Sargebaby
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Sargebaby 09/13/10 - 09:30 pm
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Suffering severe PTSD, after

Suffering severe PTSD, after combat with two Chinese wroght iron combatants, I'm afraid I must head to barracks to sack out! It's been a real "corker" tonight, to say the least! For me, there is only one wine, and that's Mogan David Concord. Anything else just won't mix with Sprite of 7-Up! Love you guys, Good night and God bless!

Sargebaby
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Sargebaby 09/13/10 - 09:32 pm
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I'm looking forward to it,

I'm looking forward to it, Tots! See you in the AM (late)! Love ya, Hon! (Hope RK won't get mad at me!)

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Tots 09/13/10 - 09:34 pm
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Love you back.(My little love

Love you back.(My little love bug).

Sargebaby
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Sargebaby 09/13/10 - 09:49 pm
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:o)

:o)

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ZenoElia 09/14/10 - 12:31 am
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Here's an issue...why does it

Here's an issue...why does it bother you that the discussion digresses after it's been played out all day and a few older participants want to keep their spirits lively before turning in? To address anyone commenting here today as an "Idiot Pool" as you have done is in direct violation of the TOS as mentioned by Sarge in an earlier post when he quoted the moderator in charge and he outlined his difficult task..so if you have problems with our 'chit-chat' ...I suggest you take issue w Sean about it. And my own response to you about the issue is to me, a waste of my time...but somebody's gotta do it. As for anyone being an AH...well you just violated another of Sean's pet peeves..good luck w your issue when you bring it up. G'nite.

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corgimom 09/14/10 - 07:02 am
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CG, help me out here. Sherry

CG, help me out here.

Sherry Hackett died in 2007. Does she write letters from the grave?

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corgimom 09/14/10 - 07:03 am
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Riverrunner, if you don't

Riverrunner, if you don't like the Idiot Pool, get out of the water!

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corgimom 09/14/10 - 07:13 am
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Momster, if you don't think

Momster, if you don't think that people form judgments about people by their dress, then I truly don't know what to tell you.

And if people want to dress like criminals and thugs, that's their choice. I personally don't understand that- why anyone would want to emulate that, why they would find that desirable- but whatever.

My mama most certainly DID tell me "You are judged by the company you keep, and people notice what you wear." I had to go to my mother every morning before school and show her what I had on, and if she didn't like it, that was the end of THAT story. Every article of clothing that I bought had to pass her inspection, and if it didn't, it didn't get worn. My makeup had to be subtle and not troweled on. I had to dress appropriately and in good taste. Ol' Jim and Marian weren't going to have anybody gossiping about their daughter- and by extension, themselves.

My parents knew the deal. I brought up my son the same way.

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