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by Imis9
Sat Dec 04, 2004 9:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Where are my civil rights?
Replies: 369
Views: 60209

Sonon, In a society, everyone can not do what they want. To allow that would be anarchy. I don't see anyone fighting for polygamy (more than 2 people in a marriage). By the logic of everyone being able to do what they want why can't they marry multiple people? Why don't folks that have lived togethe...
by Imis9
Wed Dec 01, 2004 4:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Where are my civil rights?
Replies: 369
Views: 60209

Actually, there was a huge benefit to ending slavery as slavery is actually a socialist system. With capitalism, you have the free movement of labor which is what the North really needed at that time. Also, labor and business competes for their services. Just fixing arguement that there was no benef...
by Imis9
Thu Nov 25, 2004 2:32 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: Opinion about zones becoming easier
Replies: 5
Views: 583

Plus you get things like those damn roots before you can go into jot, which is one of the best zones on in the game even after almost a decade.
by Imis9
Mon Nov 22, 2004 2:45 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: yuck
Replies: 76
Views: 10423

Christ, another person that wants to debate every nuance of everything. I don't want to examine the entire situation as I think Lili's post was very classy, and I think the staff's reaction has been good. You should've been around in the good ole bad days of the staff. When you are a regular zone le...
by Imis9
Mon Nov 22, 2004 12:29 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: yuck
Replies: 76
Views: 10423

What I'm saying is that Lili posted about it in another thread; the staff posted about it in this thread. Everyone seems to have come to a reasonable conclusion, let it go.
by Imis9
Sun Nov 21, 2004 11:46 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: yuck
Replies: 76
Views: 10423

Would it matter if anyone was offended by your righteous indignation Lahgen? Would you apoligize for it, Lahgen?
by Imis9
Sun Nov 21, 2004 10:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Where are my civil rights?
Replies: 369
Views: 60209

Written Argument 101??? What crappy community college are you going to? :P You seem to misunderstand that you are actually trying to talk about issues and convince other people. No one gives a rats ass about the technical merits of how you phrase the argument. There are no judges to say good show. Y...
by Imis9
Sun Nov 21, 2004 4:23 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: The Gods.
Replies: 2
Views: 772

Fantastic post Lili, come back soon.
by Imis9
Sun Nov 21, 2004 4:20 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Marine Shoots "Prisoner"
Replies: 26
Views: 2152

I think the trouble is the reporter with a video camera being there. I'd like to equate it to my wife's job. In the delivery room for babies now, video cameras have now been banned. I think we should ban video cameras from going with our troops who already are doing such difficult and important work.
by Imis9
Sat Nov 20, 2004 5:37 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Where are my civil rights?
Replies: 369
Views: 60209

Oh and one more thing, you say this philosophy professor knows more than me about morals?? Is this the same professor which you said was going to let you take her class and not have to go?? Heh, Teflor, this philsophy teacher probably worked for Clinton and helped with the Monica stuff. As I said ea...
by Imis9
Sat Nov 20, 2004 5:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Where are my civil rights?
Replies: 369
Views: 60209

Don't you worry, I laughed my ass off mightily. Um, what the hell else but a teacher are you going to be with a Philsophy degree? I've known philosophy majors, and most welcome me by saying, "Welcome to Wal-Mart."
by Imis9
Sat Nov 20, 2004 5:00 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Where are my civil rights?
Replies: 369
Views: 60209

Oh good grief, ethics professors and asking them what they think??? This probably isn't a business ethics professor, probably some idiot philosophy teacher. I love that you lack the confidence in yourself to have to take it to someone else and have everything analyzed, god damn laughable. I really d...
by Imis9
Fri Nov 19, 2004 3:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Where are my civil rights?
Replies: 369
Views: 60209

Laugh, some folks have to debate every nuance of something. They tend to make bad leaders in life as they are paralyzed by their analysis. It is easy to see how the slippery slope is correct. It results in incremental changes along a line over time. Once again, whether you think it is wrong or not i...
by Imis9
Fri Nov 19, 2004 2:42 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Where are my civil rights?
Replies: 369
Views: 60209

Bah, why do we care if the French dislike us? Hell, I think it helped Bush in the election that the Europeans were anti-Bush. Sometimes, you help yourself by having good enemies. I believe in economics. Discrimination at the work place is stupid. Why would you care about a person's sex or race if th...
by Imis9
Fri Nov 19, 2004 2:09 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Where are my civil rights?
Replies: 369
Views: 60209

Betterment of human race? Big phrase that lacks a concrete meaning. If you believe that our system is the best, as many do, then it helps all humanity if we apply our influence to bring them over to our system. Not all Americans have the exact same opinions on everything, but the trick is to create ...
by Imis9
Fri Nov 19, 2004 1:48 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: A letter from Kerry
Replies: 417
Views: 66425

Kifle,

That is so insensitive to use a homosexual reference as a put down. I am shocked by your sexual insenitivity after all the things you have said in this and other threads. It just proves that everyone, including you are a hypocrit.
by Imis9
Fri Nov 19, 2004 1:41 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Where are my civil rights?
Replies: 369
Views: 60209

Hrm, I think self-centered is the wrong word. I'd say sure of my own moral compass. I and most Americans don't have a problem with defending what we believe in. That is one of the things which has made America great. We believe in our views and we work to spread those views throughout the world. If ...
by Imis9
Thu Nov 18, 2004 11:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Where are my civil rights?
Replies: 369
Views: 60209

Amen Vorkul, let's lock this pig of a thread up! As Kossuth would say, "Situation handled!" PS Sarvis, you're reply that those things would be ok like a 13 or 14 year old girl getting married just proves you're are certainly the wrong person to discuss right and wrong. I doubt you'd have a clue as t...
by Imis9
Thu Nov 18, 2004 10:24 pm
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: yuck
Replies: 76
Views: 10423

Is this the new Kerry thread where everyone is hanging out?

Oh, by the way,
I'm IN! Are you?
by Imis9
Thu Nov 18, 2004 10:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Where are my civil rights?
Replies: 369
Views: 60209

Wow, everyone getting riled up! I think most rational folks are agreeing to some equal name/institution for gay folks that has all the legal/governmental benefits of marriage for straight folks. Also, it should be clear that they both would have different names. Civil union seems to be acceptable. T...
by Imis9
Tue Nov 16, 2004 3:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Where are my civil rights?
Replies: 369
Views: 60209

I have a question, which just popped in my head, why do homosexuals want to call a union between themselves "marriage"? What is the goal and reasoning behind the desire to change what a marriage means? What is the issue with having something that is equal but with a different name? You need differen...
by Imis9
Tue Nov 16, 2004 3:45 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Where are my civil rights?
Replies: 369
Views: 60209

I agree, give them civil unions which convey all the financial, tax, estate, and work benefits which are aspects of marriage, just don't change the meaning of what marriage is. Different types of automobiles require different sorts of licenses, so should something like different types of unions, mar...
by Imis9
Tue Nov 16, 2004 3:23 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Where are my civil rights?
Replies: 369
Views: 60209

We all decide what is right and wrong around us, it is human nature. How can you accept something which is unacceptable to you? As I said, tolerance should exist, but don't force folks to accept something. Of course calling a union between gay folks marriage affects everyone because it calls into qu...
by Imis9
Tue Nov 16, 2004 1:53 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Where are my civil rights?
Replies: 369
Views: 60209

Jeez, for all the talk of tolerance, why is there no tolerance for the opposite viewpoint against changing the meaning of marriage being between a man and a woman? If you believe in free speech, you have to believe in it for everyone, even for things you disagree with. Most Americans believe in tole...
by Imis9
Thu Nov 11, 2004 3:37 am
Forum: T2 Gameplay Discussion Archive
Topic: a mithril two-handed dwarven battle hammer
Replies: 20
Views: 2088

And hell, that hammer was good for the occasional spank when it would area in a bad place to area...
by Imis9
Thu Nov 11, 2004 3:32 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Where are my civil rights?
Replies: 369
Views: 60209

I'd like to point out that two different types of marriage currenly exist. The regular marriage that we are all used to and a newer type called a covenant marriage. It exists in a few states now. In a nutshell, it is a marriage that you must have a reason for (abuse, infidelity, and a few other seri...
by Imis9
Sun Nov 07, 2004 1:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Canada, who's goin' with me?!
Replies: 120
Views: 13922

This coming from someone who says that Reagan was less popular because he was shot? You've shown me alright, and maybe someday you'll actually believe it.

"If you can't convince them, confuse them."
-- Harry S. Truman
by Imis9
Sun Nov 07, 2004 12:58 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Canada, who's goin' with me?!
Replies: 120
Views: 13922

In regards to Reagan's shooting and also to my statement about the futility of actually arguing something you bring up since it tends to be senseless. "Principal: Mr. Madison, what you've just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent...
by Imis9
Sun Nov 07, 2004 12:50 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Canada, who's goin' with me?!
Replies: 120
Views: 13922

Thanks for proving my earlier point Sarvis with that last post (in regards to Reagan).

"All this wheeling and dealing around, why, it isn't for money, it's for fun. Money's just the way we keep score."
-- Henry Tyroon
by Imis9
Sat Nov 06, 2004 3:01 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Canada, who's goin' with me?!
Replies: 120
Views: 13922

"Money doesn't make you happy. I now have $50 million but I was just as happy when I had $48 million."
-- Arnold Schwarzenegger
by Imis9
Sat Nov 06, 2004 2:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Canada, who's goin' with me?!
Replies: 120
Views: 13922

Snort, Reagan is actually one of my heroes. I've simply decided you're beneath me and not worth me bothering with, quite honestly.
by Imis9
Sat Nov 06, 2004 2:42 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: A letter from Kerry
Replies: 417
Views: 66425

My recommendation, let sarvis just babble and feel free to be intolerate of other people's opinion. Boy, he is quick though in calling folks names, eh?
by Imis9
Sat Nov 06, 2004 2:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Where are my civil rights?
Replies: 369
Views: 60209

Heh, this is getting too personal so I'm out. There's a profound difference between the macro and specific examples, and there's really no benefit to arguing about opinions since they usually don't change.
by Imis9
Sat Nov 06, 2004 2:38 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Canada, who's goin' with me?!
Replies: 120
Views: 13922

Part of working hard is working hard at the right job. There's a difference between working hard dumbly and working hard. You say your mom worked to get through college. What kind of degree did she get in college because she should have been able to get a better job. If this is a good job, let's as...
by Imis9
Fri Nov 05, 2004 4:55 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Canada, who's goin' with me?!
Replies: 120
Views: 13922

I wish there was a miracle tip.


"The secret of success is this: there is no secret of success."
-- Elbert Hubbard
by Imis9
Fri Nov 05, 2004 4:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Canada, who's goin' with me?!
Replies: 120
Views: 13922

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." -- Sir Winston Churchill I understand that people can fail, but real people fail and then get up and keep trying. If someone fails and refuses to really try or makes their situation worse, why is it society or e...
by Imis9
Fri Nov 05, 2004 4:20 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Canada, who's goin' with me?!
Replies: 120
Views: 13922

Feh, but took Americans to take apart hockey! :)

Little joke
by Imis9
Fri Nov 05, 2004 4:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: A letter from Kerry
Replies: 417
Views: 66425

Sarvis, let's talk about a couple of the things you mentioned. First, Superfund. Do you really understand what this monstrous program is? Basically, radical environmentalists claim some perceived damage to the environment with bad or no scientific proof against corporations under this law. To make m...
by Imis9
Fri Nov 05, 2004 3:49 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Where are my civil rights?
Replies: 369
Views: 60209

You have a choice of who to marry, just has to be the other sex.
by Imis9
Fri Nov 05, 2004 3:46 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Canada, who's goin' with me?!
Replies: 120
Views: 13922

Um, I have clients who have had things like this happen. They start consulting and work their way into a company or go back to get the master's in their field. I don't know exactly what his job was, but there are tons of underwater cable and other specialty companies like that which will hire folks ...
by Imis9
Fri Nov 05, 2004 3:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Canada, who's goin' with me?!
Replies: 120
Views: 13922

I admit it this is mean in advance.

[quote="Kifle
There's always a minority, man. And yes, I have a job lined up in Canada for 30k a year + benefits. As long as my scholorships will transfer over, it should be easy.[/quote]

30K! Wow, way to aim high! *thumbs up mightily*
by Imis9
Fri Nov 05, 2004 3:32 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: A letter from Kerry
Replies: 417
Views: 66425

Man Kifle, you call other people idiots pretty easily. I guess your answer is abandon our allies, Israel, in the Middle East. Don't try to spread freedom in the Middle East like we did against the Soviet Bloc. Hell, you would've been against fighting Germany in WW2 with that logic since Germany neve...
by Imis9
Fri Nov 05, 2004 3:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Where are my civil rights?
Replies: 369
Views: 60209

As I said, barring changing the Constitution, I think gay marriage will eventually exist. That said, if gays push it, it is extremely likely a Constitutional amendment could actually be passed now. There are times to fight and times to say its not time to fight. Now is not the time to try to legaliz...
by Imis9
Fri Nov 05, 2004 3:25 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Canada, who's goin' with me?!
Replies: 120
Views: 13922

Part of working hard is working hard at the right job. There's a difference between working hard dumbly and working hard. You say your mom worked to get through college. What kind of degree did she get in college because she should have been able to get a better job. If this is a good job, let's ass...
by Imis9
Fri Nov 05, 2004 3:18 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: A letter from Kerry
Replies: 417
Views: 66425

Terrorists attack us because we are free. They want to control us and thrust their lifestyle on us. Timothy McVeigh or Radical Islamists, it is all the same, they hate America because of who we are not as a result of something we did. Stop sympathizing with pyschopaths! They are wrong and we are rig...
by Imis9
Fri Nov 05, 2004 2:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: A letter from Kerry
Replies: 417
Views: 66425

Well, to be simple, if you think the US was responsible for 9/11 and deserved it, someone like that would be a complete idiot who isn't worth bothering with. But don't worry, most people wanted Bush because they believe he can help protect our country from another 9/11 from happening. Someday the te...
by Imis9
Fri Nov 05, 2004 2:06 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Canada, who's goin' with me?!
Replies: 120
Views: 13922

Bah, because people disagree with your leftist views they are suddenly stupid? From my viewpoint, you lack an understanding of economics if you buy the socialist/communist garbage about health care and the like. In many folks' opinion, people that voted for Kerry would be the idiots. America doesn't...
by Imis9
Fri Nov 05, 2004 1:55 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: A letter from Kerry
Replies: 417
Views: 66425

Who cares if the French, Chinese and so on hate Bush or us? Hell, I think that helped Bush to get more votes. We're not France or any other country. Our country prizes our independence from Europe and other places. Also, whether mistakes were made or not, Bush doesn't have the ability to say that. I...
by Imis9
Fri Nov 05, 2004 1:48 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Canada, who's goin' with me?!
Replies: 120
Views: 13922

You rock Muma. Can I just mention that Bush did not just win. He got the largest popular vote EVER, even more than Reagan did. Not only that, but Bush had coat tails with Republicans taking 4 or 5 new seats in the Senate. In addition, Republicans took more seats in the House. Not trying to be rude, ...
by Imis9
Fri Nov 05, 2004 1:32 am
Forum: General Discussion Archive
Topic: Where are my civil rights?
Replies: 369
Views: 60209

No right exists to be married. Correct me if I'm wrong Corth, but doesn't the states create the institution of marriage. Furthermore, the state has the right to say who can be part of a legal institution like marriage. Homosexuals have no right to marriage because it is defined as between a man and ...

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