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RACE wrote:
When hunters sit in their basement, and deer break into his house, you can make that analogy. He was not hunting, he was defending his position.
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He defended his position about as well as you just did....

“It made sense at the time....”

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Nov 30, 2012
 
Mimi Seattle wrote:
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It does take a village. I'm just tired of dealing with the village idiots. Yeah I know, harsh, but that's all I have right now. <shrug>
hey, every village has one, not that anyone wants to deal with him/her. I totally get and am behind you in drawing your line with your sister way on teh other side of it.

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Race, Edog, Lurker, JMW, Matilda, PEllen, how's it feel to be on the winning team?!

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Sam I Am wrote:
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They're usually the first ones to try to use the full measure of the law against someone else, but when it comes to them the laws are invasive and unreasonable. Total hypocrites.
Losers are usually the first to turn bitter too.

<pulls Sam's pig tails>

^^^^ That probably turns her on. RAwr

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Jess in NJ wrote:
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No, I don't - you keep reading it that way. I keep saying that he should call the police as soon as possible after they enter the premises. That may be after he kills them, but I am saying that I think he is an A$$hole for not trying to call sooner, not that it is illegal. I hate people who take the law into their own hands.
You aren't taking the law into your own hands when the law says you can do it.
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Nov 30, 2012
 
RACE wrote:
You make the most outlandish, unsustainable statements.
Please provide an example, if you have one.
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The examples are all through this forum. Heck, look at your own posts. "The law says I can have a gun and I'm gonna have me a gun, dammit." And in other situations you have basically stated that you don't care what the law says, you're gonna do what you feel is right. I am not going to go back through the last couple hundred posts to throw something in your face (especially since my comment wasn't even directed to you), but you know it's true.

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<quoted text>Yeah, when it's Sub's kids who are shot breaking and entering, he'll have another view.
Think again. While I would be heartbroken, I'd blame my kid, not the person who was just defending their home. If anything I would apologize to them.

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Nov 30, 2012
 
We just finished decorating the Christmas tree. Both boys were able to help this year and we had so much fun (though I had to keep reminding them not to touch the ornaments until I handed them over). E kept saying "It looks so beautiful in here!"

Our Elf on the Shelf comes out tomorrow :)

Halloween is my favorite day of the year, but this is such a fun season to see through the kids' eyes.

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Nov 30, 2012
 
Sublime1 wrote:
Race, Edog, Lurker, JMW, Matilda, PEllen, how's it feel to be on the winning team?!
WINNING!

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Sam I Am wrote:
<quoted text>The examples are all through this forum. Heck, look at your own posts. "The law says I can have a gun and I'm gonna have me a gun, dammit." And in other situations you have basically stated that you don't care what the law says, you're gonna do what you feel is right. I am not going to go back through the last couple hundred posts to throw something in your face (especially since my comment wasn't even directed to you), but you know it's true.
I don't know what you are talking about. Race doesn't do that.

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Jess in NJ wrote:
We just finished decorating the Christmas tree. Both boys were able to help this year and we had so much fun (though I had to keep reminding them not to touch the ornaments until I handed them over). E kept saying "It looks so beautiful in here!"

Our Elf on the Shelf comes out tomorrow :)

Halloween is my favorite day of the year, but this is such a fun season to see through the kids' eyes.
We were thinking of getting an elf on a shelf too.

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Sublime1 wrote:
<quoted text>We were thinking of getting an elf on a shelf too.
I can't believe how many kids at the boys' schools have one. There are even female elves.

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Aisle Sitter wrote:
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hey, every village has one, not that anyone wants to deal with him/her. I totally get and am behind you in drawing your line with your sister way on teh other side of it.
Thanks! I really appreciate the support and you guys letting me vent (about this and other stuff too). Mostly I just don't have the energy or patience to go through this crap all over AGAIN when I know it will just be the same BS, same results, same actions....

I've spent all day (off and on...mostly on) trying to write a paper that's DUE WEDNESDAY and so far I have "this paper will focus on..." So yeah, no time for her stupid repetitive crap right now, even if I had an interest in getting involved. <shrug>

Maybe a nap...

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Nov 30, 2012
 
Sub,
Going to jail is not being on the winning team.
When he executed those two cat burglars at point-blank range is when he became an assassin.
The man will be sent to prison, I guarantee.

I'm not following the story though. It is too gruesome for me.

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Sublime1 wrote:
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Think again. While I would be heartbroken, I'd blame my kid, not the person who was just defending their home. If anything I would apologize to them.
And you'd refer to your dead child (to one and all) as worthless scum that deserved to die?
Somehow I don't believe that.

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Jess in NJ wrote:
We just finished decorating the Christmas tree. Both boys were able to help this year and we had so much fun (though I had to keep reminding them not to touch the ornaments until I handed them over). E kept saying "It looks so beautiful in here!"
Our Elf on the Shelf comes out tomorrow :)
Halloween is my favorite day of the year, but this is such a fun season to see through the kids' eyes.
neat! remind me/us - how old is E now? Hubby actually thinks that we may be able to decorate a tree w/ our nephews "helping"... i'm not so sure... 3.5 YO might maybe be old enough, but i doubt the 1.5 YO would have hte patience to deal iwht us handing him things... i wonder if the tree would be safe from him for the 3 weeks they;re here!

“WE WON TOPIX! YAY!”

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Dang. Republicans are hardcore!

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Aisle Sitter wrote:
<quoted text>neat! remind me/us - how old is E now? Hubby actually thinks that we may be able to decorate a tree w/ our nephews "helping"... i'm not so sure... 3.5 YO might maybe be old enough, but i doubt the 1.5 YO would have hte patience to deal iwht us handing him things... i wonder if the tree would be safe from him for the 3 weeks they;re here!
E turned 4 in September. Ry turned 7 on Thanksgiving.

We still have to remind them that ornaments are not toys and the candy canes on the tree are not to be eaten before Christmas. We have a good mix of old a new ornaments, though the oldest are the ones that were given to my husband and me for our first Christmases (he was born in 1974).

My parents give each of us an ornament every year and I give each of our boys and our nieces and nephew a personalized/dated ornament every year.

The animals have broken more ornaments than the kids, though. The first year we had the dog we woke up in the middle of the night and heard a crunching sound. She was chewing on a glass ball ornament. Lucky she didn't cut her mouth. We got an artificial tree because the cat used to knock the ornaments off and hide them. We had to wrap the tips of the branches around the hangers so the ornaments would stay on the tree.
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Most of our ornaments are non breakale because of the cats and the kids.

We have the kitten this year who currently thinks she is Rocky the Flying Squirrel. My house looks like a crime cene half the time.

Tree decorating parties wth cookies and cider. Mmm good times

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Nov 30, 2012
 
In my teen years, my parents always got a live tree (a ball tree, if you're familiar with the term). The cat used the base as a litterbox once. She also climbed the tree once but I don't remember if that was the same year.

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