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Gotta agree with you on this one, Bundy. (Aug 5, 2011 | post #14)
Most likely true with the hateful rantings of most folks, be it against sexual, racist, or gender in nature. The ranter is quite the courageous in-duh-vidual online via the anonymous banter... but in person, they likely hide their faces in shame (or in a white hood?). (Aug 5, 2011 | post #17)
I'll take the rhetorical note aside. But to clarify my position... I've nothing against a student who is using athletics as their personal driver for working for good grades. Heck... whatever gets you to study, I'm all for it. My comment was more towards the definite communal and school efforts in over-promoting the non-scholastic activities. Note the change in direction of the "logic arrow". (Aug 4, 2011 | post #22)
Sounds a bit like you got what you earned. DWI is inexcusable. (Aug 4, 2011 | post #7)
Yay! While a small step, it's a good step in the right direction of stopping corporate welfare! (Aug 3, 2011 | post #1)
Lucky man, yes; however, that makes the rest of us unlucky... as he's back out behind the wheel, and likely not drinking Coca-Cola. (Aug 3, 2011 | post #3)
Of course it's disappointing that she was stuck at the airport, but put yourself in her place. * The airport is empty of people, nobody to ask, and she knows nobody local to call for assistance. * Now put yourself in the place of a helpful local. Do you have any idea that there is somebody stranded at the airport? It's a lose/lose situation, given all things. If in a larger airport, there'd likely be one of those kiosks that has a free phone to call local hotels (which provide shuttle buses) and the sort of other traveler assistance services. Due to our size, and reasonably so, those are largely unavailable here. So... save for the 1.5 mile walk to Motel 6, she probably chose best in choosing to stay at the airport. Uncomfortable... yes. Unfortunate... yes. (Aug 3, 2011 | post #6)
Generally, the airport is minus any personnel at later hours. In fact, I'm unsure they have any security on-site. If you fly out from there, you must go through security at the airport you're traveling to (such as Albuquerque). She probably opted, as she wasn't familiar with the town, to just "stay put" as it was an unfamiliar area to her... and it was only for a few hours. (Aug 3, 2011 | post #3)
Not cool, dude, no matter how silly one thinks of anothers posts. (Aug 2, 2011 | post #59)
Why does this whole scenario strike me as 3rd-world-ish? (Aug 2, 2011 | post #1)
I've enjoyed eating squid on many occasion. As for how I feel... I feel fine... thanks for asking! (Jul 31, 2011 | post #37)
Corporate welfare abound... (Jul 31, 2011 | post #2)
I'll assume your comment is towards my posting. So, to answer, "no". But if you wish to make a point that anyone in any way will read or consider, you should at least include some form of intelligence (including but not limited to: spelling, details, etc...), versus some nice catch-phrase or the "f888nut " comment. (Jul 30, 2011 | post #30)
your"? And... who are these "they" that you are referring to? ;-) (Jul 30, 2011 | post #28)
You illustrate a good point (even if perhaps unintentionally) that the problem is not just the teachers, kids, or parents. It's also this unreasonably high amount of disposition given to non-academic activities (ie: sports). (Jul 30, 2011 | post #14)
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