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Since: Jan 10

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#76765 Dec 4, 2012
Matilda77 wrote:
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Nice! Pretty sure they can't legally back that up, but it's a start.
AGreed.

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#76766 Dec 4, 2012
Speaking of cats, nobody watch this week's Hoarders.:-/

I'm busy giving Angus peanut butter filled bones so he won't bark at the TV.

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#76767 Dec 4, 2012
Ha! The non-cat lady is hitting on the shrink. He's mountain-goating around her house and she's all "Heeeeyyyy, are you single?".

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#76768 Dec 4, 2012
Matilda77 wrote:
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Nice! Pretty sure they can't legally back that up, but it's a start.
I agree, too. I think more judged should try it.
PEllen

Chicago, IL

#76769 Dec 4, 2012
Aisle Sitter wrote:
. this is a smaller community bank (used to be named for a local landmark that PE & Squishy would nkow well
This leaves open soooo many possibilities.

When I signed up for my checkin account it was named for Marina City
Marina City
NBD
First National Bank
First Chicago
Chase
(I may have missed one somewhere)

36 years, banks , same account number

Since: Aug 08

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#76770 Dec 4, 2012
Matilda77 wrote:
Ha! The non-cat lady is hitting on the shrink. He's mountain-goating around her house and she's all "Heeeeyyyy, are you single?".
Guys probably thinking hell to the no, crazy cat lady.
PEllen

Chicago, IL

#76771 Dec 4, 2012
Toj wrote:
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I agree, too. I think more judged should try it.
Nope. Won't fly. The courts can't do anything that interferes with your right to procreate. Too many ways for that to go wrong.

Sterilzing the unfit was still around in the 60's I think.
Eugenics was big in Hitler's Germany.

I will tolerate serial inseminators to avoid going back to the Eugenics thing

“It made sense at the time....”

Since: May 09

Schaumburg, IL

#76772 Dec 4, 2012
PEllen wrote:
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Nope. Won't fly. The courts can't do anything that interferes with your right to procreate. Too many ways for that to go wrong.
Sterilzing the unfit was still around in the 60's I think.
Eugenics was big in Hitler's Germany.
I will tolerate serial inseminators to avoid going back to the Eugenics thing
Ah, but this is a bit different... teh article says that was addressed, and they're not denying him the constittional right to procreate period, just until he has a J-O-B to cover it all... teh article cites a 2001 WI supreme court case on somethign similar:

In July 2001, Wisconsin Supreme Court justices upheld a Court of Appeals ruling that affirmed the probation condition stemming from a Manitowoc County case. In that case, a man had been charged with seven counts of intentional failure to support his nine children, according to the Supreme Court ruling in State vs. Oakley.

The justices ruled in that case that defendant David Oakley’s constitutional right to procreate wasn’t eliminated. He still could reproduce — if he made child support payments, according to the ruling.

but, given his biological role in procreation, i'm thinking it could still happen and nobody could knwo that (a) he did it and (b) it's his... those are teh bigger loopholes in this.

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#76773 Dec 4, 2012
PEllen wrote:
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Nope. Won't fly. The courts can't do anything that interferes with your right to procreate. Too many ways for that to go wrong.
Sterilzing the unfit was still around in the 60's I think.
Eugenics was big in Hitler's Germany.
I will tolerate serial inseminators to avoid going back to the Eugenics thing
There you go bringing logic and humanity in to the argument.

“It made sense at the time....”

Since: May 09

Schaumburg, IL

#76774 Dec 4, 2012
PEllen wrote:
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This leaves open soooo many possibilities.
When I signed up for my checkin account it was named for Marina City
Marina City
NBD
First National Bank
First Chicago
Chase
(I may have missed one somewhere)
36 years, banks , same account number
my bank history is similar...

and i bet you know what bank this is, it's named for a north shore landmark, not a norht shore community...*i'm* getting sick of hearing about it, to the point that i may offer to take care of hte bills and put in for reimbursement! at least, we don't think that this will be a long-term issue... cross your fingers for me tonight.. i go for my weekly visit with gramma!

Since: Aug 08

Location hidden

#76775 Dec 4, 2012
PEllen wrote:
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This leaves open soooo many possibilities.
When I signed up for my checkin account it was named for Marina City
Marina City
NBD
First National Bank
First Chicago
Chase
(I may have missed one somewhere)
36 years, banks , same account number
We had Wells Fargo out in CO and also our mortgage with them. We also have a CC with them. I can check all my balances on website, which we liked, besides being happy with them.

When we moved to NC there were no Wells Fargo branches in state; however, they bought Wachovia right around that time, which was based in Charlotte, which subsequently all became Wells Fargo. So we were able to keep banking through them the whole time.
PEllen

Chicago, IL

#76776 Dec 4, 2012
Aisle Sitter wrote:
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my bank history is similar...
and i bet you know what bank this is, it's named for a north shore landmark, not a norht shore community...*i'm* getting sick of hearing about it, to the point that i may offer to take care of hte bills and put in for reimbursement! at least, we don't think that this will be a long-term issue... cross your fingers for me tonight.. i go for my weekly visit with gramma!
Banks are very ouchy about having screwed up he bill pay things. The bargaining chip is an agreement whether or not to publicize their screw up. They should fix it, pay any late charges a promise never to let it happen again.

Bahai Temple Bank?
Skokie Lagoon Bank?
Ferris Bueller's Savings and Loan?
PEllen

Chicago, IL

#76777 Dec 4, 2012
Aisle Sitter wrote:
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Ah, but this is a bit different... teh article says that was addressed, and they're not denying him the constittional right to procreate period, just until he has a J-O-B to cover it all... teh article cites a 2001 WI supreme court case on somethign similar:
In July 2001, Wisconsin Supreme Court justices upheld a Court of Appeals ruling that affirmed the probation condition stemming from a Manitowoc County case. In that case, a man had been charged with seven counts of intentional failure to support his nine children, according to the Supreme Court ruling in State vs. Oakley.
The justices ruled in that case that defendant David Oakley’s constitutional right to procreate wasn’t eliminated. He still could reproduce — if he made child support payments, according to the ruling.
but, given his biological role in procreation, i'm thinking it could still happen and nobody could knwo that (a) he did it and (b) it's his... those are teh bigger loopholes in this.
Chicago eople will recognize the phrase : Pay to Play?

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#76778 Dec 4, 2012
Does anyone think the Chiefs should have cancelled their game on Sunday?(I don't care either way, just am curious.)

“The two baby belly, please!”

Since: Sep 09

Evanston IL

#76779 Dec 4, 2012
PEllen wrote:
Bahai Temple Bank?
This was my first thought too.

“I've been lurkin lo & hi”

Since: Apr 10

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#76780 Dec 4, 2012
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
Does anyone think the Chiefs should have cancelled their game on Sunday?(I don't care either way, just am curious.)
Would RedHeadwGlasses LLC close up shop & turn away thousands of paying customers if Joe from Accounting killed himself before a big client event....and then still be on the hook to pay all the overhead related to the cancelled event and probably be obligated to issue refunds to people who could not come to the rescheduled event?

Since: Jan 10

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#76781 Dec 4, 2012
The_Lurker wrote:
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Would RedHeadwGlasses LLC close up shop & turn away thousands of paying customers if Joe from Accounting killed himself before a big client event....and then still be on the hook to pay all the overhead related to the cancelled event and probably be obligated to issue refunds to people who could not come to the rescheduled event?
Hey, I was just asking. I'm amazed the coach went ahead and participated on Sunday. I think many would be too freaked out after watching a guy put a bullet in his own head in front of others.

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#76782 Dec 4, 2012
PEllen wrote:
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Nope. Won't fly. The courts can't do anything that interferes with your right to procreate. Too many ways for that to go wrong.
Sterilzing the unfit was still around in the 60's I think.
Eugenics was big in Hitler's Germany.
I will tolerate serial inseminators to avoid going back to the Eugenics thing
I know, still. If we could think of a way that it wouldn't be abused. I guess anything could be abused, though.

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#76783 Dec 4, 2012
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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Hey, I was just asking. I'm amazed the coach went ahead and participated on Sunday. I think many would be too freaked out after watching a guy put a bullet in his own head in front of others.
I know I would be freaked out.

“bELieve”

Since: Jun 09

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#76784 Dec 4, 2012
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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Hey, I was just asking. I'm amazed the coach went ahead and participated on Sunday. I think many would be too freaked out after watching a guy put a bullet in his own head in front of others.
Sometimes the best way to get through things is to keep living.

Remember when we talked about Torrey Smith from the Ravens a couple of months ago? He found out that his brother had died in the middle of the night, went to see the family, but came back to play that night and had an amazing game.

The Chiefs won a game that they weren't expected to on Sunday and a lot of the motivation may have been to honor Jovan Belcher as a teammate and also to work through their grief.

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