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  1. How about a stainless steel flask like what...

    How about a stainless steel flask like what people carry whiskey, etc. in? Pretty cheap on Amazon and comes with the funnel.
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    I'm not 'smokin' anything. I have a son doing 2...

    I'm not 'smokin' anything. I have a son doing 2 years for possession. And yes, he is white.

    You are wrong.
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    There was a time that I would have agreed with...

    There was a time that I would have agreed with you about this, at least in the USA. But with more laws on the books than any other country (nobody can get an accurate count), and with 5% of the...
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    First off, that was about 8 years ago last time I...

    First off, that was about 8 years ago last time I had to do that as per company policy. Knowing what I know now, I'm not sure that I would do this again. I'm currently working for an Egyptian company...
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    Mine is my hands and gradually increasing grip...

    Mine is my hands and gradually increasing grip strength.

    If that doesn't work, I use this jar opener I found at Home Depot.

    It's a guy thing. :rolleyes:
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    Kindred spirit here. Must be a Texan thang! ...

    Kindred spirit here. Must be a Texan thang!

    Except for the thyroid and hormone imbalances part, I could have written this one myself.

    Last time I got really sick was when I had to take (company...
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    All our kids are grown but when they were in...

    All our kids are grown but when they were in public schools, they were vaccinated as per the schedule since it was required for enrollment. Knowing what I know now, I might have resisted some of the...
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    They really might want to rethink their name. Or...

    They really might want to rethink their name. Or maybe there are too many people that remember that movie.


    http://youtu.be/6zAFA-hamZ0

    Ranks up there with the old Ayds candy diet thing.
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    Pretty much had it all my life. Mainly due to...

    Pretty much had it all my life. Mainly due to many years spent in the cab of an ambulance back when the siren was mounted on top. Seemed like a good idea at the time. Well, and many rock concerts...
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    A bit late adding to this thread but what I have...

    A bit late adding to this thread but what I have seen with friends and family is almost like a version of the Munchausen syndrome.

    Munchausen syndrome is usually someone with a feign disease that...
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    Actually saw a woman in yoga pants (didn't know...

    Actually saw a woman in yoga pants (didn't know they made them that big or they stretched that much) using one of the electric scooters at Wal-Mart one day. Oh the irony!
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    To paraphrase a quote I heard someplace, people...

    To paraphrase a quote I heard someplace, people have the right to go to hell in their own way.

    I support the decriminalization of all drugs. There are people that can handle doing drugs, some...
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    I have a son in the TDCJ state jail for cannabis...

    I have a son in the TDCJ state jail for cannabis possession. It was enhanced because he was within a certain distance of a school (within 2000 feet I think it was). Even then this would not have been...
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    The term I would use would be crimes against...

    The term I would use would be crimes against another person or property. While burglary might technically be called non-violent, it is still a crime against another person.

    The laws I have...
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    About 75% of the inmates in the US are behind...

    About 75% of the inmates in the US are behind bars for non-violent crimes, mainly drug related. The USA, with 5% of the world's population, has 25% of the world's prison population. We imprison more...
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    Speaking of school lunches.... School lunches...

    Speaking of school lunches....

    School lunches and Prison meals are similar : theCHIVE
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    Not a New Year's resolution I suppose but after...

    Not a New Year's resolution I suppose but after I'm home for Christmas, I will be ramping up my training to prepare for a Spartan Sprint that I'm doing with some of my kids in May of 2015. The upper...
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    -Gnolls Credo. It is a novel but with a...

    -Gnolls Credo. It is a novel but with a primal/paleo twist to it
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    All holidays in the USA, and in most of the rest...

    All holidays in the USA, and in most of the rest of the world, have become commercialized to one degree or another.

    Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, etc. all have big lead ups to...
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    I messed up a guy over the Johnny Cash version of...

    I messed up a guy over the Johnny Cash version of "Hurt". I'm an old metal head, still listen to the current stuff, like Nine Inch Nails. Guy was on my case about listening to that "evil devil...
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    My top ones: -Don't go to doctors -Don't take...

    My top ones:

    -Don't go to doctors
    -Don't take prescription medications
    -Don't take over-the-counter medications
    -Follow the "Hygiene Hypothesis"
    -Eat as close to paleo as possible
    -Have a...
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    There is a lot of conflicting data on if...

    There is a lot of conflicting data on if microwaves are safe or not. I rarely use mine and I don't use plastic when heating up food.

    But for me it is a matter of taste. Food just taste better...
  23. Thread: Walking?

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    My calves are pretty hard, my bodybuilding son...

    My calves are pretty hard, my bodybuilding son calls them "ridiculous" which is apparently a good thing. My thighs, no so much. Squats seem to help the thighs more IMHO.
  24. Thread: Walking?

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    Walking is my primary exercise because I can get...

    Walking is my primary exercise because I can get in a lot of steps at my work. I also use a weighted backpack a couple of times a week to increase the effort. My walking is through a mix of firm and...
  25. Just a sign of how weak and pathetic the human...

    Just a sign of how weak and pathetic the human race has become when words are painful to most people. It is both funny, and sad to go through Facebook and see the things the people get upset about...
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