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Favorite clickbait hook?

I'm New Around Here Re: Click Here (205 comments)

This idiotic poll doesn't even have intelligent trolls lurking in it.

This is one of the stupidest, weakest attempts I've seen all week.

3 days ago
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Favorite clickbait hook?

I'm New Around Here Re:Click Here (205 comments)

My thoughts too.

I refuse to vote in these idiotic type ones. Hopefully a lower turnout will show how unwanted they are.

3 days ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

I'm New Around Here Re:Surprised? (463 comments)

Go be butthurt somewhere else.

You, with several others above, throw out a jab at a favorite whipping boy of the left, and act like only well thought out responses, with fully documented citations, are allowed.

Have a nice day.

about a week ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

I'm New Around Here Re:Seriously, the nurses have a point. (463 comments)

Flamebait??

I respond to someone who simply ignores the dozens of deaths at a 'non-private' hospital system, in a thread based on trashing the private hospital system.

These deaths are egregious in several ways:
1) They were purely for the profits of the hospital administrators, who got bonuses based on wait times.
2) The patients were not terminal when they were being initially processed. It was only after being ignored for months, by a 'non-private' hospital, that their problems overcame them.
3) The patients were the people who fought for their country, and sacrificed their good health. Many were from the era of the draft, and were forced to fight whether they wanted to or not.
4) For their service, their own government allowed them to be ignored for others' profits. Even though the current president campaigned on this exact issue, it was forgotten once the election was over.

For the record, it doesn't matter if the hospital if public or private. Incompetence and unprofessional work at all levels should be rooted out. Not buried or exposed simply for political games to support your own agenda.

about a week ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

I'm New Around Here Re:Surprised? (463 comments)

Considering I replied to a post that snarked we should "seal off Texas", I didn't think I needed to write a thesis paper.

about a week ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

I'm New Around Here Re:Surprised? (463 comments)

You do realize, for standard passenger travel, there is a system in place that keeps track of not only where someone starts, but where they travel to. A system that can be and is used to deny entry to persons you don't want in your country.

Or are you under the impression I'm talking about a naval blockade of a continent?

about a week ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

I'm New Around Here Re:Seriously, the nurses have a point. (463 comments)

VA problems are being addressed only after dozens of veterans died.

Why are you defending their actions?

about a week ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

I'm New Around Here Re:Surprised? (463 comments)

No you idiot.

Seal off Africa.

about a week ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

I'm New Around Here Re:Jurisdiction be damned (463 comments)

That worked so well for the Dems who blamed Bush for not forcing FEMA into Louisiana immediately after Katrina hit.

Why not use the same argument against the CDC?

about a week ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

I'm New Around Here Re:But flights from West Africa are OK? (463 comments)

If only there was some way to know where a passenger arriving from London actually started his journey from.

Maybe I'll invent some sort of passenger tracking system that government officials at airports can use as people get off the plane.

Give me $10,000,000, and I'll have something for you by next year.

about a week ago
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Positive Ebola Test In Second Texas Health Worker

I'm New Around Here Re:Just tell me (463 comments)

Oh good. Someone else caught that too. :^)

And imagine playing it while your fingernails bleed.

about a week ago
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The Correct Response To Photo Hack Victim-Blamers

I'm New Around Here Re:But that was not the same! (622 comments)

You didn't "see her boobs" though. You say a lot of makeup/prosthesics, or revealing cloth.

about a week ago
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When will the first successful manned Mars mission happen?

I'm New Around Here Re:oil discovery = terraforming (218 comments)

I know. I can't believe the mods I'm getting in this thread. :^)

I don't know if people are just playing along, or if someone actually thinks this is reality.

about a week ago
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Too Much Privacy: Finnish Police Want Big Euro Notes Taken Out of Circulation

I'm New Around Here Re:Not only in Finland. (314 comments)

Thanks for the reply. Mainly I asked because of one experience I had about 20 years ago. I had a check from something (forget what) that was for just over $1000. I was depositing it in my bank, but asked if I could have the cash as one $1000 bill, just to hold for a minute. The teller told me they don't give out that bill anymore, it was only for inter-bank funds transfers. This was back around 1990.

But you might have been in a situation where that wasn't the case, so I am not saying you are mistaken. :^)

I'm saying I know your real name, Batman. ;^)

about a week ago

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