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    Dumb things -- from 2012!

    Ok...how about this list for 2012! W>



    TOP 8 MORONS OF 2012

    1. WILL THE REAL DUMMY PLEASE STAND UP? AT&T fired President John Walter after nine months, saying he lacked intellectual...
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    Political Correctness?

    I wasn't sure where to post this one. It's funny. it's true. It's media orientated as well as political, thus Holyweird also applies and it's truth that is truly stranger then fiction. Guess I'll...
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    Happy New Year 2012

    Here is to getting off to the New Year with gusto, encouragement and good fortune! I hope that 2012 is a grand one for all here and for our country! We could really use a shot in the arm this...
  4. Thread: steamer

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    [/COLOR]That is kinda' what I figured. It has...

    [/COLOR]That is kinda' what I figured. It has just always amazed me how you hatters can do this and make it look so darned easy. Like I said before, I have had very good results with simple projects...
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    I am sorry to hear about your brother. I truly...

    I am sorry to hear about your brother. I truly understand how difficult situations of this nature can be. Prayers with you and for his soul, as well. You mention making a few hats here and there....
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    It is time to bump this thread up and get some...

    It is time to bump this thread up and get some participation-type-stuff going here. So here we go BUMP!
    Ouch! That smarts. Well, ya'll get the idea. Just log in (there 'ya go) ...find a topic...
  7. Thread: steamer

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    Well, just for the record, I am not in the market...

    Well, just for the record, I am not in the market for a steamer, but I do have a curiousity regarding the process of steaming. I have always heard, read,etc. that a person working on a hat must be...
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    Yes, indeed! I was especially moved by Bill...

    Yes, indeed! I was especially moved by Bill Clinton's speech! W>
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    Yeah, cars and hats are a real trick indeed! My...

    Yeah, cars and hats are a real trick indeed! My wife hates it when I go car shopping. I might love a particular vehicle and she does too, but if it does not pass the 'hat crown' & 'brim' tests then...
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    Thank goodness it feels like fall!

    Heh, heh, heh -- fedora weather is back!!!! Here in Kansas we went through a very warm (95+ to well over 100 degrees) August. Now, while this is not unusal for Kansas to be super hot in July and...
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    Hats SOLD!

    Regretfully for someone here who might have wanted these...they are gone. Found buyer locally for all. Sorry. Now my collection is a bit more manageable. Thanks for all who viewed. W>
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    Tilley Winter Hats -- Cheep!

    I find myself with an over-abundance of hats. It is finally time to thin out some. I only have one head (stay away from this one Charlie)...so here is the deal. I have three Tilley Winter hats -- all...
  13. Just Remembering those simple times from long ago...

    I was just sitting here, a bit ago, and remembering one of my summer trips to grandparents homes in Dumas, Texas when I was a kid. Probably about eight, in this case. I was really into monsters --...
  14. Thread: Power of prayer

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    Here is one for the books! Speaking of...

    Here is one for the books! Speaking of prayer...this past Sunday I was on my way to church to spend an hour in the Adoration Chapel. Along the way I encountered a squirel to the left side of the...
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    Good for you! I have been thinking in this...

    Good for you! I have been thinking in this direction too! Have to finish up a few hospital bills first....after that my eyes will start wandering around in your direction of pleasure, as well! W>
  16. Thread: Power of prayer

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    Thank you! It is greatly appreciated! W>

    Thank you! It is greatly appreciated!
    W>
  17. Thread: Power of prayer

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    I know...but was pretty weak for a while there. ...

    I know...but was pretty weak for a while there. Sorry! W>
  18. Thread: Power of prayer

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    Thanks Charlie: I am already feeling 100% ...

    Thanks Charlie: I am already feeling 100% better! Only two more sessions of PT and I shold be going pretty strong. W>
  19. Thread: Power of prayer

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    The power of prayer is truly real! I am a...

    The power of prayer is truly real! I am a 'living' example of said. I had many people including two local Priests praying for me two weeks ago when I ended up in the hopsiptal with little to no...
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    Yes...indeed, Welcome! Enjoy! Hope to being...

    Yes...indeed, Welcome! Enjoy! Hope to being hearing from you on the site soon! Have a grand day! W>
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    Indeed! Nice to have you aboard! Enjoy and join...

    Indeed! Nice to have you aboard! Enjoy and join in! W>
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    Gottcha! I just would not be pleased without...

    Gottcha! I just would not be pleased without having it lined...but, that is me. W>
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    I wondered about the 'lineing.' Was that the...

    I wondered about the 'lineing.' Was that the intention for the hat? If so, I would like to know why. W>
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    Great hat! Love the syle and the colour! That is...

    Great hat! Love the syle and the colour! That is definitely a 'keeper!' W>
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    Resemblance to the work of J.S. Bach The Hammond...

    Resemblance to the work of J.S. Bach
    The Hammond organ line of "A Whiter Shade of Pale" was inspired by Johann Sebastian Bach's "Sleepers Awake" and "Air on a G String", but contrary to popular...
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    Wow! That is one beautiful lid! Enjoy! W>

    Wow! That is one beautiful lid! Enjoy! W>
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    Oh I fully understood this from the 'git-go,' I...

    Yessiree, that's for sure. But my wife is making some for me, and we only need to get a few more details so she can do them complete by properly sizing them and joining the ends together....
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    I just did a quick search on the internet and...

    I just did a quick search on the internet and there are many places that carry these and in a large variety -- just type in -- beaded hat bands and you will get a bunch of them to view. W>
  29. Thread: 2 man saw?

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    That is classic! I have tears from laughing so...

    That is classic! I have tears from laughing so hard! Great stuff! W>
  30. Thread: Poker?

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    Now this one is classic! W>

    Now this one is classic! W>
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    I too had the pealusre of seeing and hearing them...

    I too had the pealusre of seeing and hearing them in an out door concert in Denver, Colorado in the late eighty's. It was during their reunion shows. Supberb! Absolutely wonderful! She will be...
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    Great stuff and very cool! Thanks for sharing! W>

    Great stuff and very cool! Thanks for sharing! W>
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    I have a goatie and moustash! It is all...

    I have a goatie and moustash! It is all grey/gray...my wife hates it, but I consider that her problem, as I like it! W>
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    It is simply a short version of a top hat! W>

    It is simply a short version of a top hat! W>
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    And, you have no idea how much this hat made for...

    And, you have no idea how much this hat made for me and for Rich who received it! Wonderful work. Thanks again Charlie! W>
  36. Thread: Borrowed Quotes

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    One of my favorite quotes is from John Wayne's...

    One of my favorite quotes is from John Wayne's version of The Alamo -- it is stated by a charactor known as the Parson and it is simple but true. "All we are given is a time to live and a place to...
  37. Thread: Heaven and Hell

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    :roll::wink: :lol:! W>

    :roll::wink: :lol:! W>
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    Wow! Not sure what to say about this one:-?!...

    Wow! Not sure what to say about this one:-?! Maybe I will just go upstairs and take some of my anti-depresents:roll:! W>

    ps: What ever happend to Arther Murray studios:bslap:? Never mind,...
  39. Thread: Happy day!

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    Happy day!

    Today marks our grandson's fourth birthday and he is having a big party! Wow...I remember when I was that age, really brings back special thoughts. Now I can share it again with Ethan as he grows...
  40. Thread: Hi Everyone :)

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    To you from the 'down under,' welcome aboard....

    To you from the 'down under,' welcome aboard. Stick with us and enjoy all that is here to be shared! W>
  41. Thread: The pastors Ass

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    I had not seen this until this morning. Very...

    I had not seen this until this morning. Very funny and a great deal of truth in the moral of it all! W>
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    Too funny! I love it! W>:roll:

    Too funny! I love it! W>:roll:
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    Well, I would think the good news here is that...

    Well, I would think the good news here is that her work will never be forgotten, especially by those who own one or more of her hats! May she rest in peace! W>
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    The Truth About Charlie...

    There are some amazing things you who view this forum don't know about Charlie! After extensive research, I have the answers and they are as follows.

    Charlie is not from this world -- he is, well...
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    To further what has been said here -- it is...

    To further what has been said here -- it is simply of having a concept of a particular type of hat you want/wish...calling Charlie and then giving him full details and he and Dalia will take it from...
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    Happy Birthday young man! Wow! Two...that is...

    Happy Birthday young man! Wow! Two...that is truly special! All blessings and joy for you! W>
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    For those who are Irish...

    Tomorrow is St. Patrick's Day! So God bless all ye Irish men and women and for those not of Irish decent -- enjoy anyway as it is a time of good cheer and glad tidings for all:-DB! W>
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    Hats and all they mean...

    All of us on this board must love hats or we wouldn't be here. Something I never noticed -- or paid attention to until today is how wonderful the beaver felt smells. Kind of caught me of guard. But...
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    Get a load of this one....

    Check this out...


    DENVER – A good Samaritan who helped push three people out of the path of a pickup truck before being struck and injured has gotten a strange reward for his good deed: A...
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    Sticky: I am open...Charlie send me a password, and I...

    I am open...Charlie send me a password, and I shall be there! W>
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    Ok! My earthly father passed away in 1989 of...

    Ok! My earthly father passed away in 1989 of cancer...he always told me there would be a tax revolte by the year two thousand. It apears to me that we have missed this and thru poor judgement calls...
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    I had never heard this...wonderful...

    I had never heard this...wonderful stuff...Thanks! I needed that today! W>
  53. Thread: Ribbon and Bows

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    Many English riding hats have the bow in the back...

    Many English riding hats have the bow in the back and I have no problem with that -- they look cool. Back when I was riding consistently, mine did...don't have the hats any more -- but do still have...
  54. Thread: We're Baaaaaack

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    Wecome back dear friend...sounds like you have...

    Wecome back dear friend...sounds like you have been busy. But, that is just a part of life. Good to see you around again! W>
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    I add a warm welcome, as well! Stick around and...

    I add a warm welcome, as well! Stick around and enjoy the show! W>
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    Just thought of something...I hope there is a...

    Just thought of something...I hope there is a dollar store around Clintwood...fifty candles are a lot to buy for a cake:shock:! W>
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    My pleasure! My thanks for all you have done for...

    My pleasure! My thanks for all you have done for me! Have a great day and don't fret, it gets (age) better with time! Trust me I know! God Bless and enjoy. Take the day off and do something nice for...
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    Well, it is time now, at least in Charlie -...

    Well, it is time now, at least in Charlie - world! Happy Birthday buddy! Have a grand day and enjoy! W>
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    Wow! He would have a field day with a sittar!...

    Wow! He would have a field day with a sittar! After all it has sixteen strings. Can you only imagine what he could do and going further...think about keyboards. He would have the world at it's best!...
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    Gee...I wonder who?

    I really do wonder.... seems to me someone on this board has a birthday coming up tomorrow! But, who oh who can it be? I know it isn't mine... nor several others here... So, just who oh who can it...
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    Mr. V. said: I don't get it. I lost almost half...

    Mr. V. said: I don't get it. I lost almost half of my retirement investment value and Wall Street executives who ran companies that had to get billions of taxpayer dollars paid mega-millions in...
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    In my attempt to answer your question I will only...

    In my attempt to answer your question I will only deduce what I believe to be true Mr. V. It is my considered opinion that the republican party has many lobbists giving them numours considerations...
  63. Thread: Posting ?

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    WFR: Charlie: I appreciate your stand on...

    WFR: Charlie: I appreciate your stand on this...however, I am old school and a historian, and I prefer to view things as they have occured and then see the response. I know I am bucking the system...
  64. Thread: Posting ?

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    Posting ?

    Charlie: I note that in the past couple of days when I or anyone else for that matter responds to a post that instead of following the original post it comes up in front of (on top of)....very...
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    Inviting Hanna Hats

    Charlie: Why don't you send an invitation to www.hannahats.com .....They are an Irish Company that make wonderful Irish hats of all kinds and wonderful people to work with...Just a suggestion ...I am...
  66. Thread: Web sights

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    Possibly, but you could always wear something...

    Possibly, but you could always wear something different. Think of the possibilites and options! Shoot, just be you and enjoy who you are. We are not given that much time to worry what others may say...
  67. Thread: Web sights

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    Thank you! Kind words, indeed. You know I...

    Thank you! Kind words, indeed. You know I sometimes go several days without shaving and wearing sweats and tee shirts...and, then turn around and clean up and wear aviator shirts, ties, etc. or...
  68. Thread: Web sights

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    No, just a bit eccentric! I live and wear in and...

    No, just a bit eccentric! I live and wear in and with them and enjoy them. It truly is that simple. I am just different. One day, I was leaving for a meating and wearing one of my inverness capes and...
  69. Thread: Pinch

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    Interesting thing about pinch's ...I think they...

    Interesting thing about pinch's ...I think they are all up to the maker or the person who wears them. Some like um' tightly pinched...some losely pinched...again a matter of expresion per individual....
  70. Thread: Welcome Gloria

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    Your work is very nice indeed! Wishing you all...

    Your work is very nice indeed! Wishing you all success and again, glad to have you with us! W>
  71. Thread: Web sights

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    Love your web site! Music is great and so are...

    Love your web site! Music is great and so are your hats! They remind me of pictures of my grandmother and great grandmother from years ago! Very nice work! W>
  72. Thread: Daisey

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    Here is the link for Hanna Hats so you can see...

    Here is the link for Hanna Hats so you can see the deerstalker more close up! www.hannahats.com ....Have a great day! W>
  73. Thread: Welcome Gloria

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    Welcome aboard...join the troups here and have a...

    Welcome aboard...join the troups here and have a good time. Tell us more about your work, etc. Good Day! W>
  74. Thread: Daisey

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    Thank you for the compliment...that was made for...

    Thank you for the compliment...that was made for me by a company in Ireland with the same fabric as the Inverness cape that was made in Scotland. Kind of a long story, but it all worked out in the...
  75. Thread: Daisey

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    Indeed...welcome to the world of Gladhatter! W>

    Indeed...welcome to the world of Gladhatter! W>
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    Mr in2tune: You may be new to the world of hats,...

    Mr in2tune: You may be new to the world of hats, but so be it, by the time you get through this group you will be a 'hat junky' like the rest of us! As my tag line suggests I have been wearing hats...
  77. Thread: Hello Everyone!

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    That is great...look forward to it! Thanks for...

    That is great...look forward to it! Thanks for the update! W>
  78. Thread: Hello Everyone!

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    Is this really a cry for us to be kind to you? If...

    Is this really a cry for us to be kind to you? If so, then I am in trouble.
    Ok! All truth! You are a great guy and friend and we promise not to hurt her in any way...however, that still gives us...
  79. Thread: Hello Everyone!

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    Welcome, indeed! You will learn a great deal...

    Welcome, indeed! You will learn a great deal around these parts...so, sit back and enjoy and good luck on your new venture! Hats are the 'tops' (pun -- intended) and when a person gets a 'good one'...
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    I agree totally, Browning was ahead of his...

    I agree totally, Browning was ahead of his time...his designs were flawless and complete! I no longer own any weapons either, but if I did it would be a vintage Browning! W>
  81. Thread: Hat culture

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    Gene/Charlie: Referring to Borsalino hats...I...

    Gene/Charlie: Referring to Borsalino hats...I purchased several in the 80's, and they were wonderful hats. But, now when I check out a Borsolino I find that they have no body or substance! It is...
  82. Thread: Different...

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    Yepper...the 'Travis' hat is a one of kind beauty...

    Yepper...the 'Travis' hat is a one of kind beauty and much appreciated. Your efforts to recreate a hat from only still pictures from a movie blow my mind and to top it off it fit him perfectly! Who...
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    I have always liked this style too...and, the...

    I have always liked this style too...and, the really good news is you can take the brush--like feather out and use it as a shaving brush:roll:! Ok, maybe not. Those are neat hats though! Love the...
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    Wow...a complete 'felt' tutorial in a few words!...

    Wow...a complete 'felt' tutorial in a few words! Thanks Charlie! I just get curious about stuff like this! Appreciated! W>
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    Quality of the felt

    Charlie: Just interested here...how, do you actually determine the quality of fur felts? What is it that says to you -- this is good -- or, this is not so good? I have been pondering this one for...
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    Charlie: As I said in a 'private' post to you --...

    Charlie: As I said in a 'private' post to you -- if you want your bug back...then so be it...bring 'him' home! W>
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    Thanks dear friend! As long as I am breathing I...

    Thanks dear friend! As long as I am breathing I will be around! You are a good friend and I appreciate this fully! God Bless! W>
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    Ok! I will say something....get rid of that...

    Ok! I will say something....get rid of that dxxxed bug! I makes me crazy! I hate bugs -- almost as much as snakes and it detracts reading your posts! That's my two cents. Other then that I have no...
  89. To me...the New Year is just another day and the...

    To me...the New Year is just another day and the beginning of another day, should I be so blessed! Yet, I do take into consideration that much value is placed on New Year's resolutions and this makes...
  90. Thread: Holidays

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    Well...we are now way past Labor Day and even...

    Well...we are now way past Labor Day and even Thanksgiving....so what is next? Oh yeah, tomorrow is Christmas! So...Merry Christmas to all -- and to all a good night! W>
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    Looking Gooooooood!

    The new SBS format design looks great! Nice work guys! W>
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    Charlie: Are you certain that you put up the...

    Charlie: Are you certain that you put up the right link to the photos....when I go to it, it just keeps throwing me back to this site?! Maybe, my computer is possesed! W>
  93. Regarding steam trains...you need to pay a visit...

    Regarding steam trains...you need to pay a visit to Durango, Co. where they still run narrow gage steam trains from there to Silverton, Co. and back. A whole lot of fun.

    Regarding going to...
  94. You and me both...sure would be less expensive! W>

    You and me both...sure would be less expensive! W>
  95. Would you be interested in aircraft history?

    Get a hold of this one: This tops them all! I have to admit I would be interested, but whoooo the price tag is a bit much for my budget! W>


    NASA's soon-to-be-retired space shuttles are up for...
  96. Thread: The Economy!

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    To answer the first -- it takes cash flow to keep...

    To answer the first -- it takes cash flow to keep the economy moving -- the more cash flow the healther for all.



    To answer the second question...people are concerned about their own well fare...
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    This is soooooo cute and cool! Love it! W>

    This is soooooo cute and cool! Love it! W>
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    What is the difference in these hides/felts? What...

    What is the difference in these hides/felts? What makes one better then the other? Just curious! Thanks! W>
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    Speaking of burgandy, I would like one of your...

    Speaking of burgandy, I would like one of your hats in that shade in the future....W>
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    Corn bread dressing and gravy are the special...

    Corn bread dressing and gravy are the special treat, at any time...got to agree on this! Love that stuff. I could survive on that! Of coarse I would way three hundred pounds -- but, what to heck, it...
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