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41) Message boards : Politics : The state of the global economy (Message 1757128)
Posted 24 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor
Why are we looking on helplessly as markets crash all over the world?

This is one perspective on the current global turmoil.

Oil prices at an all time low. China's economic turmoil.

We all knew that there was going to be another global meltdown following the one in 2008 as they never fixed the problems that caused the first one and have done little to regulate Wall street and the banks.

Is it coming soon? Will it be worse than the last one?

Is it time to rethink how we do capitalism and give up on this free market nonsense?
42) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Raccoon Update XXIII - All Are Welcome In The Critter Cafe (Message 1756905)
Posted 25 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor
Bless you, Angela and Eric, for befriending Spawnie and understanding his special needs as a wayward kitty.

As most of you understand, it's all about 'quality of life' when it comes to our elderly companion animals. Or those who are struggling with disease, as is the case with my Tigger kitty.

If I detect that Tigger is suffering in any way and there is no hope of a way back to health, I shall have to make that choice to send her on her way to the Rainbow Bridge to await my arrival at some point in the future.
So far, she is still a happy kitty battling a hard to fight disease.

As much as I hang on to the hope that I, the Lord, and kitty medicine can make her well again, if that becomes impossible I shall not make her linger on this earth just to sooth MY pain. Not even for one day.

It is a very hard choice to make, but one that we must face for our dear companion animals as their caretakers.

I am sorry about poor Tigger, but you were blessed to have her with you so long. I have lost kitties before their time and some have lived long long lives. Each kitty I have had has a place in my heart.

Right now your sadness is in deep contrast to my joy at having my Sauron back and it makes me so grateful to have more time with her.
43) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Raccoon Update XXII - All Are Welcome In The Critter Cafe (Message 1756759)
Posted 26 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor
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If there is one control freak in Seti it is you!!!

"I cannot understand why I cannot convince you, I am right and you are wrong".

If going elsewhere means less idiots for me to have to deal with that would be very nice indeed. Bearing in mind that if they all went you would have nobody left to mod!

I am sorry, Chris. I have no idea who you are talking about. I also don't remember the quote nor its context, which means it is something you have been holding onto for a long time. I have no idea who you think I go about modding so much that you think somehow I love modding people.. Your complaints always seem to be that I don't mod and ban people enough.


Ooooh more people to browbeat and bully into a corner!

Sorry Angela.

By bully do you mean spending my time trying to stop you from bullying people?

Chris, you really have an issue with me that I don't understand. You are extremely bitter about me being a mod when you aren't, and very angry every time any mods don't do what you want. You often make threats when you don't get your own way, and right now you are doing your best to insult me. To what end, I am not sure. I decided not to be your friend after you sent me too many nasty pms, and then tried your best to get me removed as a mod. Other than that I have done my best to stay away from you and have no interest in getting in to any argument with you. Whatever your issue is, please keep it to yourself, because I really am not interested.

What I am going to say on behalf of the many posters who are getting fed up with your attempts to silence and drive away anyone you don't like is Knock it Off. Either play nice, or our patience WILL run out and you won't be able to play here at all.
44) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Raccoon Update XXII - All Are Welcome In The Critter Cafe (Message 1756555)
Posted 27 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor

It's not our problem at all, it is Seti's problem!! People are walking away because of how things are, and doing what they want elsewhere.

I don't think this is particularly true.

From what I have seen, the seti forums are more lively and diverse than they have ever been. We have more female posters than ever, and more of a range of people than ever, with different views and different backgrounds.

I am not sure what you dislike about that, but Angela's suggestions seem an excellent way for you to regain the control you feel you have lost. You would be able to surround yourself with like minded people and that might be less stressful for you.

Myself, I love hearing all the different perspectives people have, whether that is their political views, or stories about their personal lives. No where else would you get to talk to so many people different from yourself.
45) Message boards : Politics : Donald Trump for President? (Message 1756435)
Posted 27 days ago by Profile Es99Project donor
Wasn't sure whether to put this in the North Korea thread or here for a moment there.

Anyone else really scared right now?

This Donald Trump Theme Song Is the Most Upsetting Thing You'll Ever Hear
46) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Cats (Message 1755725)
Posted 12 Jan 2016 by Profile Es99Project donor


My girls, together again.
47) Message boards : Science (non-SETI) : Periodic table's seventh row finally filled as four new elements are added (Message 1755567)
Posted 11 Jan 2016 by Profile Es99Project donor
Lemmium petition update:)
https://www.change.org/p/support-lemmy-tribute-name-newly-discovered-heavy-metal-lemmium/u/14903366?tk=7DLoWJBQnlNhSylMC4NvfQROP_ERxBEe3ayiUVR-PLY&utm_source=petition_update&utm_medium=email
‘Don’t usually support campaigns but this one must surely be right’ – Professor Brian Cox.
Before his academic career, Cox was a keyboard player for the bands D:Ream and Dare.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Cox_(physicist)

Anyway.
Lemmy himself said in 2010:
"We were not heavy metal," he snaps. "We were a rock'n'roll band. Still are. Everyone always describes us as heavy metal even when I tell them otherwise. Why won't people listen?"

I guess we have to find something else to name the new heavy metals.

Hmmm. Ledzeppelinium:)

That would be a cool name. I could get behind that. Although I am not sure I would enjoy trying to pronounce it.
48) Message boards : Cafe SETI : The house hunt (Message 1755395)
Posted 10 Jan 2016 by Profile Es99Project donor
Thank you, please do.

Oh absolutely I will. He has heard so much about you.

I must warn you though. He is pretty left wing and doesn't have time for people who pick on others who they see as inferior to themselves, such as foreigners, women or disabled people.
49) Message boards : Cafe SETI : The house hunt (Message 1755389)
Posted 10 Jan 2016 by Profile Es99Project donor
Current husband is not so bad,

"current"? Oh, planning on a few more are we? Does the present incumbent know?

:-)))

He has been threatening to create an account and start posting since he has been hearing about a certain poster who has made derogatory comments about both him and his wife. If he does I will point him in your direction and you can ask him yourself.
50) Message boards : Science (non-SETI) : Periodic table's seventh row finally filled as four new elements are added (Message 1755212)
Posted 10 Jan 2016 by Profile Es99Project donor
Name new element 117 Octarine, in honour of Terry Pratchett's Discworld
I think we should all sign this!

But why element 117?
Octarine, also known as the Colour of Magic or the King Colour, was the eighth colour of the Discworld spectrum. It was visible only to wizards and cats.
I think element 118 should be called Octarine because it belongs to the noble gases.
For now it's this:
118 - Uuo - Ununoctium

I think because of the naming convention. It would be in group 7 of the periodic table so would be in the same group as chlorine and fluorine and bromine.
51) Message boards : Science (non-SETI) : Periodic table's seventh row finally filled as four new elements are added (Message 1755132)
Posted 9 Jan 2016 by Profile Es99Project donor
Ian 'Lemmy' Kilmister, bassplayer in Motörhead, was a force of nature and the very essence of heavy metal:)
https://www.change.org/p/support-lemmy-tribute-name-newly-discovered-heavy-metal-lemmium
We believe it is fitting that the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry recommend that one of the four new discovered Heavy Metals in the Periodic table is named Lemmium.

I signed that one too! Thanks :)
52) Message boards : Science (non-SETI) : Periodic table's seventh row finally filled as four new elements are added (Message 1755095)
Posted 9 Jan 2016 by Profile Es99Project donor
Name new element 117 Octarine, in honour of Terry Pratchett's Discworld

I think we should all sign this!
53) Message boards : Cafe SETI : The house hunt (Message 1754980)
Posted 9 Jan 2016 by Profile Es99Project donor

Three Words: Lady Friend Now. 12-18 months ago? Ah, what A Lady can do.

I don't think Vic has a lady friend.

What Ladies have Done For Me, is Cost Me Money.

Bills paid Early become Bills paid at or near due date, or after. Bills paid Way Above Minimum, become Bills paid at Minimum.Way Below Limits, become At Limit or Over. Money in Checking/Savings Dwindle towards ZERO. Little gifts and treasures for me, become Big Gifts and Treasures for Her. House Hunting, becomes House Forgot.

Big Vic's 'Expert' 'Money' Management' can be Severely Tested, when a Lady Friend is now Part of The 'Equation'.

Budget Figured to Last Possible centavo, become...

Yup becomes Yep becomes @/&!?$$$!3\&*

I think you need to pick your lady friends better. I could tell you the same story about my ex, but he wasn't a lady. Terrible terrible terrible with money. I would give him money to pay the bills and would only find out he 'forgot' when the gas or electricity was cut off.

Current husband is not so bad, but its better if I pay the bills if they need to be paid on time.

Now I am going to take him out to dinner because right now I have more money than he does. That's what partners do. He is still deciding where he wants to go.
54) Message boards : Politics : Hospitals (Message 1753742)
Posted 3 Jan 2016 by Profile Es99Project donor
Okay folks, hope everyone had a good holiday. I've just experienced at first hand just what the staff in hosptials have to endure. They deserve my utmost respect & gratitue.

Have only just returned home after spending this week in hospital recovering from a mild stroke.

Sorry to hear that, Sirius. I hope you have a speedy recovery.
55) Message boards : Politics : Another Mass Shooting in the U.S.A. (Message 1753718)
Posted 3 Jan 2016 by Profile Es99Project donor
Joseph Stalin, Mao Tse Tung, Adolf Hitler, Pol Pot and others was also thugs.
Whats the difference between them and american thugs?

All of them had one thing in common: only the government had guns.

Nonsense.

+1
56) Message boards : Politics : Another Mass Shooting in the U.S.A. (Message 1753680)
Posted 3 Jan 2016 by Profile Es99Project donor
Hearing the word militia always give me the creeps.
Self appointed "law" enforcements using brute force that most countries consider is a crime.

Agreed. Who are these thugs accountable to?
57) Message boards : Politics : Another Mass Shooting in the U.S.A. (Message 1753616)
Posted 3 Jan 2016 by Profile Es99Project donor
Oregon militia threatens showdown with US agents at wildlife refuge

I have a few questions about this.

1) Wild life refuge? Really?
2) Is it really ok to defend your right to burn down public land with assault weapons?
3) What would the reaction be if these people were black or muslim?
58) Message boards : Politics : Another Mass Shooting in the U.S.A. (Message 1753613)
Posted 3 Jan 2016 by Profile Es99Project donor

Es99...

Misunderstood my point. Texas Black law makers also voted for 'Open Carry'.

American Culture, regarding individual possession of firearms, is neither race, nor gender specific.

No, I understood it. I read that some Texans who happened to black want to be able to carry guns like so many Texans do, but they are also aware that being black makes it more likely that they will be harassed if they do because of the colour of their skin, so they asked that the law make sure they can be as Texan as anyone else.

- Most Now Oppose an Assault Weapons Ban;

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/now-oppose-assault-weapons-ban-doubts-stopping-lone/story?id=35778846

- Gun Sales Are Spiking, Thanks in Part to Women

http://www.thestreet.com/story/13333762/1/gun-sales-are-spiking-thanks-in-part-to-women.html

I have heard about that claim and also read that its not actually founded on anything more that hearsay and wishful thinking.

The Democrats, and The Left, are on the losing side. Regarding peoples wants and wishes.

They also happen to be on the side of the American majority when it comes to gun control. If they are losing its because special interest groups such as the NRA want them to.
59) Message boards : Politics : Another Mass Shooting in the U.S.A. (Message 1753331)
Posted 2 Jan 2016 by Profile Es99Project donor
... where the citizens are used to being sheep and given cradle to grave rules they must obey.

Did you get out of the wrong side of bed today?
60) Message boards : Cafe SETI : The house hunt (Message 1753324)
Posted 2 Jan 2016 by Profile Es99Project donor


I Want An Apology NOW.

People in MBH Parks All Over U S A do as I stated. At NO COST.
...

Try not to rise to it. I doubt you will get an apology so I suggest you just ignore it.


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