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by Ysabel Kid
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy 71st birthday...
Replies: 4
Views: 114

Re: Happy 71st birthday...

Ray wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:37 pm
For some reason I thought of Curt LeMay....

and.....

this scene from my youth on saturday morning reruns.....

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STAR TREK!!! :D :D :D
by Ysabel Kid
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday ulav8r.
Replies: 3
Views: 52

Re: Happy Birthday ulav8r.

Happy B-Day! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: re. kavanaugh accusation......
Replies: 12
Views: 211

Re: re. kavanaugh accusation......

Democrats are stalling to see the outcome of the mid-term elections. They are hoping that their "Blue Wave" will flip some Senate seats to return them to the majority. Then they can vote and just outright deny any candidate to the SCOTUS that Trump nominates. :| Bingo - and they aren't trying to hi...
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Constitution Day!
Replies: 2
Views: 65

Happy Constitution Day!

I'm a day late - Constitution Day was yesterday, celebrating the 231st anniversary of the ratification of one of the most important documents in human history - the Constitution of the United States of America. Here's a great short video on this by the Heritage Foundation: https://patriotpost.us/art...
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy 71st birthday...
Replies: 4
Views: 114

Happy 71st birthday...

... to the United States Air Force!

Thank you to all who serve and have served!!! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday don Tomás
Replies: 3
Views: 76

Re: Happy Birthday don Tomás

Happy Birthday!!! :D :D :D
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Eye is Approaching
Replies: 23
Views: 407

Re: The Eye is Approaching

I not trying to downplay those that were directly impacted. Several trees toppled in my area, crushing homes. Thank Goodness no one was hurt. Lots without power, and the water is still rising. That said, the way the media was playing it, both states should have expected to the LEVELED by the wind, t...
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Have you heard about SouthWest Airlines?
Replies: 17
Views: 486

Re: Have you heard about SouthWest Airlines?

Pete44ru wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:32 am
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Oooh-ooh, that smell...… that smell is all around you ! (courtesy, Leynard Skynard) . :mrgreen:

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Given how much I travel by air, I think I'd look forward to the animal smells... compared to the human ones I need to put up with! :roll:
by Ysabel Kid
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Eye is Approaching
Replies: 23
Views: 407

Re: The Eye is Approaching

Thanks Jay.....it's nice to hear "on the spot" reporting from someone I can believe as the weather reports here are as good as they were 40 years ago. We get so much "hype" up here from the Philly news. They get all excited and give hourly updates, especially snowstorms..... "Oh boy guys, were gonn...
by Ysabel Kid
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Eye is Approaching
Replies: 23
Views: 407

Re: The Eye is Approaching

Steelbanger wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:44 pm
Very nice gesture Doc. but the travel would make it a seriously hazardous trip. Did the wife agree to all the snuggling? Bless her.

Frank
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Ysabel Kid
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RIP: Bill Ruger Jr.
Replies: 6
Views: 437

Re: RIP: Bill Ruger Jr.

Very sad news. Shame none of the family is left in the business. :(
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Over weight !!!!
Replies: 43
Views: 805

Re: Over weight !!!!

I lost 63 pounds from the beginning of 2015 until March 2016, then have, for the most part, kept it off (gained back 3 pounds since my back has been acting up again). Low carb diet. It is a life-style change. Plus a TON of walking. About the only thing my back can tolerate since I don't have easy ac...
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Eye is Approaching
Replies: 23
Views: 407

Re: The Eye is Approaching

Thanks guys. Still no rain. Supposed to start overnight. I moved my wife's car into the garage after dinner. Shortly thereafter my next-door neighbor lost part of her picket fence. Already a ton of limbs down in my yard. Going to be a hum-dinger! :D Lot more power outages around me. It's only a matt...
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Eye is Approaching
Replies: 23
Views: 407

The Eye is Approaching

I posted this on a reply before, but thought you all might be interested. An updated "report from the ground" here in upstate South Carolina: Winds are gusting now, some very strong. But no rain yet. The wind has already knocked down limbs, which have taken down some power lines. Sporadic power outa...
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to negotiate
Replies: 8
Views: 307

Re: How to negotiate

BTW, a report from the ground here: Winds are gusting, some very strong. No rain yet. Wind has already knocked down limbs which have taken down some power lines. Sporadic power outages in the Charlotte-metro area already with more expected. Over 600,000 people in NC are already without power, obviou...
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to negotiate
Replies: 8
Views: 307

Re: How to negotiate

Actually, he would have negotiated for a category 3, accepted the increase to a category 5, and the pres would have called him brilliant for doing so... :roll:
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Sep 14, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to negotiate
Replies: 8
Views: 307

Re: How to negotiate

GunnyMack wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:29 pm
Naw he would have signed an executive order!
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Ysabel Kid
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Got Back From Ohio
Replies: 15
Views: 354

Re: Got Back From Ohio

Happy you are home safely. Sorry to hear about the tension. Dealing with some of that myself with some of my siblings. Not fun.
by Ysabel Kid
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Kamala Harris is a .....
Replies: 5
Views: 224

Re: Kamala Harris is a .....

piller wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:27 am
By the way, did you know that Kamala Harris reminds me of the Erie Canal? The Erie Canal is a busy ditch, and I think Harris is a real ... !
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coyote Problems?
Replies: 12
Views: 497

Re: Coyote Problems?

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Every 20 years or so...
Replies: 6
Views: 320

Re: Every 20 years or so...

Well, we avoided Hillary being elected. Maybe our luck has turned!
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I've always had a weakness for Single Shots..
Replies: 24
Views: 635

Re: I've always had a weakness for Single Shots..

Very promising indeed! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Kamala Harris is a .....
Replies: 5
Views: 224

Re: Kamala Harris is a .....

Kavanaugh effectively demonstrated that Harris just isn't smart enough to spar with him. :lol: :lol: Harris isn't smart enough to spar with a turnip. If there was an IQ requirement for election to the US Senate and it was anything above room temperature, Harrs would fail miserably (as would most of...
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: F/S in RI: Books (book added)
Replies: 4
Views: 137

Re: F/S in RI: Books (book added)

I'll take the "Book of the Twenty-Two" please! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: FS in CA: some good readin'
Replies: 7
Views: 207

Re: FS in CA: some good readin'

I'll take #4 please... :D
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Another vintage lever gun added to the fold (photo)
Replies: 22
Views: 518

Re: Another vintage lever gun added to the fold (photo)

Kirk, my wife said the quilt is beautiful like I said about the rifle. She wants to know if your wife did it. We have several that are over 100 years old and a bunch that she has made. Jerry, my grandmother made that quilt for me about 48 years ago when I was finished high school and about to leave...
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Boycott !
Replies: 17
Views: 385

Re: Boycott !

mikld wrote:
Fri Sep 07, 2018 10:05 am
Life seems to be getting easier. I now have no"hard" decisions about where to eat fast food (Chick-fil-a, In-N-Out burgers) and what to wear (no Levis, no Nike)... :lol:
+1

Add not shopping at Dick's or Target too.
by Ysabel Kid
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Yellow jackets
Replies: 15
Views: 312

Re: Yellow jackets

Didn't know dogs could handle benadryl. Learn something new everyday!
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday AmBraCol.
Replies: 9
Views: 173

Re: Happy Birthday AmBraCol.

Happy belated birthday! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer request
Replies: 22
Views: 352

Re: Prayer request

Happy to hear all went well Rusty. Prayers up for a full and fast recovery!
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday hightime & JReed.
Replies: 6
Views: 111

Re: Happy Birthday hightime & JReed.

Happy birthday fellas! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer request
Replies: 18
Views: 333

Re: Prayer request

Prayers up for sure!
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Trump represents the "White Trash"
Replies: 9
Views: 350

Re: Trump represents the "White Trash"

I bet the Chinese are a whole lot more afraid of us "white trash" than those snowflakes that voted for Hillary and Bernie. As someone who just happens to be Caucasian (aka 'white'), and yet in the top 2% or so academically, and most of my life in the top 10% economically, I can gather with fellow M...
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Man, this is just hilarious.....or not....
Replies: 6
Views: 273

Re: Man, this is just hilarious.....or not....

I fear this country has hit the tipping point on mass stupidity...
by Ysabel Kid
Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Dumbocrap Dictionary Definitions
Replies: 4
Views: 169

Re: Dumbocrap Dictionary Definitions

No, some of them now actually think there are more than two sexes. Genders? Apparently that's up into the low triple digits! :roll:
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cowboy Fast Draw
Replies: 5
Views: 265

Re: Cowboy Fast Draw

About 40 years ago I started doing cowboy fast draws. I wasn't real fast - took me about a 1/2 second to draw and fire my gun - but it was a Ruger Super Blackhawk with the "standard" 7.5" barrel. I could hit a regular piece of paper at 7 yards all the time (figured that was the size of a man's chest...
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT - New record
Replies: 7
Views: 380

Re: OT - New record

That's REALLY great Jay! The news never shows the greatness of our youth concerning the scouts which to me, makes better adults from kids than any stupid sport. And of course, it could not be done without the adult leaders such as yourself. Good deed....now get yourself a new revolver....tell the w...
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: You know you are having a bad day when...
Replies: 5
Views: 309

Re: You know you are having a bad day when...

That's going to leave a mark! :shock:
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy BIRTHDAY alnitak.
Replies: 5
Views: 128

Re: Happy BIRTHDAY alnitak.

Happy belated b-day Bruce! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday S.B., gumpond & turnkey.
Replies: 5
Views: 115

Re: Happy Birthday S.B., gumpond & turnkey.

Happy belated birthday fellas! :D
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Flintlock Long rifle
Replies: 18
Views: 566

Re: Flintlock Long rifle

What a beauty! :mrgreen:
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My time in the gun trade.
Replies: 8
Views: 357

Re: My time in the gun trade.

gamekeeper wrote:
Tue Aug 28, 2018 3:07 pm
I guess health and safety would have us hung drawn and quartered nowadays but no one died.... :wink:
At the very least, HR would have a conniption fit over you having fun... they are like that! :roll:
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looking for a Solid, Reasonable Pocket Watch
Replies: 21
Views: 530

Re: Looking for a Solid, Reasonable Pocket Watch

Here are a few of my favorites. On the left is a Hamilton 938, 17 J, made approximately 1900. There were only about 1000 of these made. In the center is a Ball Rail Road Standard, 17 J. On the right is a American Waltham Vanguard 23 J, from about 1915. http://i994.photobucket.com/albums/af67/lthard...
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range time this morning.
Replies: 11
Views: 317

Re: Range time this morning.

A bee landed on your shooting glasses?!? I think my shot would have been off the paper!!! :shock:
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is this for real
Replies: 26
Views: 907

Re: Is this for real

Nonetheless, Jane Fonda, like her brother Peter, are both thing's.
by Ysabel Kid
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayers For My Mother
Replies: 41
Views: 445

Re: Prayers For My Mother

I'm sorry for your loss Blaine. Prayers up for your Mom, you and your family.