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Forum: Philosophy 11-01-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,493
Posted By macgeoghagen
A campfire

A man was passing through a forest when it began to get dark. He felt the nights chill in his fingers and gathered a few bits of kindling from the trailside for a fire. When it was lit, he...
Forum: Communications/Computers/Software 11-23-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 22,851
Posted By macgeoghagen
I had an old laptop that was discontinued. The...

I had an old laptop that was discontinued. The battery style was not made any more so I had to send the battery off to get new cells put in it. I think the place was called battery refill or...
Forum: Sports & Games 11-23-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 26,916
Posted By macgeoghagen
I remember most of the video games from the late...

I remember most of the video games from the late 80s and early 90s being absolute garbage, and for $50 a cartridge it was expensive garbage.
Forum: Humor 03-13-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,466
Posted By macgeoghagen
The wheaties box will be stuffed gracelessly into...

The wheaties box will be stuffed gracelessly into an ill-fitting special K box in a gross display of breakfast crossdressing.
Forum: Philosophy 03-04-2016, 12:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 10,584
Posted By macgeoghagen
A rosebush

A woman had a rose bush. It tried several times to grow roses, but the woman would always cut off the buds before they could bloom. The buds would be in the wrong place on the plant for her liking,...
Forum: Philosophy 11-30-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,029
Posted By macgeoghagen
Muddy Shoes

A young boy found his sister crying one afternoon. He asked why, and she said "because mud got all over my new shoes, and when mama finds out she will spank me"

He asked "why did you play in the...
Forum: Philosophy 10-05-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,006
Posted By macgeoghagen
Righty Tighty.

An old man was walking along a narrow causeway one day, with swamp on either side. Though it was narrow, it was high and dry on top. He looked over into the mire to see a man waist deep in the water,...
Forum: Plants 09-04-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,005
Posted By macgeoghagen
to my knowledge, they are just seed pods. there's...

to my knowledge, they are just seed pods. there's no fruit.
Forum: Hands-on 06-28-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,619
Posted By macgeoghagen
I made a kopis style machete out of a length of...

I made a kopis style machete out of a length of 1/4" steel bar. I find that I am rough on tools, so I have to get an overbuilt one or make my own.
Forum: Your Homestead 06-01-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 40,152
Posted By macgeoghagen
privet works as a hedge, but thats it. I have...

privet works as a hedge, but thats it. I have been pulling mine out whenever I get a spare moment to do that.
Forum: Your Homestead 05-25-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 40,152
Posted By macgeoghagen
Spring is a busy time, especially this particular...

Spring is a busy time, especially this particular spring. I have cut several hundred pounds of brush, either because it was getting overgrown or because it was in the way of food plants. I cut some...
Forum: Philosophy 05-25-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,647
Posted By macgeoghagen
The Rat's Pile

A rat lived under a small brush heap. It was a humble pile of sticks and leaves that sheltered his nest from most of the rain and wind. One day he was awoken by the sound of branches falling on top...
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 05-21-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,734
Posted By macgeoghagen
I followed him up a steep slope. He seemed to go...

I followed him up a steep slope. He seemed to go up easily but I was clumsy behind him. Pebbles rolled under my weight. Dew dampened dust stuck in my boot treads, making the climb more difficult. We...
Forum: Humor 05-16-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,922
Posted By macgeoghagen
1. of course you can get a harley and a tattoo. ...

1. of course you can get a harley and a tattoo.
2. It doesn't matter that her dad is in prison and her mom cooks meth, i'm sure she is a nice young woman once you deal with her schizophrenia; and...
Forum: Conversations 05-15-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,101
Posted By macgeoghagen
mascot suits. A 6 foot tall felt version of an...

mascot suits. A 6 foot tall felt version of an animal that is normally very small is horrifying.
Forum: Member Photos & Announcements 05-13-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,190
Posted By macgeoghagen
Those are nice. My land has a well established...

Those are nice. My land has a well established bed of purple ones, and this year I started some yellow, burgundy, and a mutant variety of the purple.
Forum: Philosophy 05-04-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,309
Posted By macgeoghagen
The tool box

Sophia took her tool box down to the corner. She found a young man there standing idle leaning against a telephone pole. "Look at this!" she told him, and opened the box. In it were her tools:...
Forum: Philosophy 04-29-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,880
Posted By macgeoghagen
not just wars, but all levels of conflict. What...

not just wars, but all levels of conflict. What do you think of the person who can't walk past two arguing coworkers without giving his opinion on it, even though the outcome will never affect him?
Forum: Philosophy 04-28-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,880
Posted By macgeoghagen
what do you think of people who enter a conflict...

what do you think of people who enter a conflict when they have no stake in either side?
Forum: Communications/Computers/Software 04-23-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,762
Posted By macgeoghagen
does the computer give you any pop up messages?

does the computer give you any pop up messages?
Forum: Philosophy 04-04-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,880
Posted By macgeoghagen
The argument

Two farmers were arguing across the fence from each other. As they walked the fence row that divided their farms and argued they met with a man sitting on the top rail and having a smoke. One of the...
Forum: Philosophy 03-23-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,326
Posted By macgeoghagen
Sparrows and a Falcon

A falcon ruled over a patch of wood and field. From time to time it would eat a sparrow, and they were all afraid of it. So the sparrows got together and devised a way to stop the falcon from eating...
Forum: Homesteading 03-18-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,636
Posted By macgeoghagen
Other reason might be to get the beds away from...

Other reason might be to get the beds away from the road and from the driveway. I'm not sure of your part of GA, but in the middle of GA where I live throwing trash out of a moving vehicle is as...
Forum: Homesteading 03-17-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,636
Posted By macgeoghagen
I'd put my raised beds behind the house where...

I'd put my raised beds behind the house where they would be more convenient for harvesting.
Forum: Rifles/Shotguns 03-06-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,577
Posted By macgeoghagen
i saw a rossi youth combo .410/22LR the other day...

i saw a rossi youth combo .410/22LR the other day in academy sports. The open lever was big enough for me. They also make a single shot 20 gauge. The link is to the 20 gauge/.22LR set.
...
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 03-05-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,734
Posted By macgeoghagen
There, in the darkness ahead of me there was a...

There, in the darkness ahead of me there was a pile of treasure. The coins, goblets, and various jeweled boxes shone in the pale light from the rising moon. These were heaped higher than my head! I...
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 02-16-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,734
Posted By macgeoghagen
We followed the trail down into the valley below...

We followed the trail down into the valley below the hut, and by valley I mean dry wash. In spring time it was probably lush with green from the melting snow on the higher slopes, but this time of...
Forum: Philosophy 02-12-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,348
Posted By macgeoghagen
A snake and a rancher

A rancher encountered a rattlesnake one day out on the range. He drew his pistol and was about to kill it when it spoke to him
"Why do you persecute me? All I can be is a snake, and all I want is to...
Forum: Philosophy 01-08-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,926
Posted By macgeoghagen
Trailtrecker, What is your definition of free...

Trailtrecker, What is your definition of free will?
Forum: Communications/Computers/Software 01-06-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,869
Posted By macgeoghagen
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9S...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA1KT0ER3628&cm_re=external_CD_drive-_-9SIA1KT0ER3628-_-Product

Take a look at this one.
Forum: Self-reliance 01-02-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,737
Posted By macgeoghagen
I read the article. He is bemoaning a situation...

I read the article. He is bemoaning a situation that he helped create, to a degree. As populations advance technologically, more specialized knowledge is required to fix things, and more things...
Forum: Homesteading 01-01-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,882
Posted By macgeoghagen
check the census data and voting records to see...

check the census data and voting records to see the political affiliation of the area. Also check the police blotter if there is one to see the amount and type of crime in the area. You may even want...
Forum: Philosophy 12-13-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,724
Posted By macgeoghagen
Are you or are you not asking about super humans?...

Are you or are you not asking about super humans? There can be no philosophical discussion of it without discussing Neitsche's Ubermensch and Plato's Philosopher king.
...
Forum: Philosophy 12-09-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,724
Posted By macgeoghagen
As an outsider looking in, it looks like most of...

As an outsider looking in, it looks like most of the population of the US and western europe is following a trend toward a greater degree of domestication and docility, simply because the wilder,...
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 11-30-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,734
Posted By macgeoghagen
"I guess we have a deal then". I lowered the...

"I guess we have a deal then". I lowered the knife to my side.

"Get that sheath and gun. You'll need them both." The merc nodded a little toward the corpse. I took his belt with the sheath on it...
Forum: Your Homestead 11-16-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 40,152
Posted By macgeoghagen
I processed 5 old hens and a cockerel. I know...

I processed 5 old hens and a cockerel. I know most of you like to pluck them and make them look like chickens from the store, but I don't. I pluck what I need to in order to keep the meat relatively...
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 11-16-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,734
Posted By macgeoghagen
The owner of the voice stepped into the doorway....

The owner of the voice stepped into the doorway. He was tall and stood straight. His clothes were light in color, not quite white, but lighter than khaki. He was armed with a revolver at his side,...
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 11-11-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,734
Posted By macgeoghagen
"Come out here" It was in that same tone of...

"Come out here"

It was in that same tone of voice that it had used before, the tone of a man who was sure I would obey. But I was stronger than the fresh corpse at my feet. I held my position. I...
Forum: Your Homestead 11-08-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 40,152
Posted By macgeoghagen
There are young blackberry canes all over the...

There are young blackberry canes all over the back field. I don't want to mow my future food, so my final mow before winter is mostly with the push mower. It is slow. The squirrels took advantage of...
Forum: Conversations 11-07-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 54,611
Posted By macgeoghagen
Why do they call those things pliers? every time...

Why do they call those things pliers? every time you work on plywood with them it ends up looking horrible.

If the closet you keep your food in is called a pantry, why isn't your pants drawer...
Forum: Hellos & Happy Birthdays 11-07-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,042
Posted By macgeoghagen
My screen name is a slightly misspelled variant...

My screen name is a slightly misspelled variant of my real last name, which is a misspelled and cut down version of MacGegoghegan. They lived near Uisneach and castletown Geoghegan.

It's good that...
Forum: Philosophy 10-16-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,926
Posted By macgeoghagen
Looks like this one is at its end. Thanks to all...

Looks like this one is at its end. Thanks to all of you who participated. The various definitions of free will were all useful, as were all the different perspectives. The integration of faith and...
Forum: Philosophy 10-14-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,134
Posted By macgeoghagen
the 20somethings look at what their parents have...

the 20somethings look at what their parents have made this country into and think "why bother?". The country is broken beyond repair. A college education will almost guarantee employment at fast...
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 10-14-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,734
Posted By macgeoghagen
A blinding rectangle of light appeared. I...

A blinding rectangle of light appeared. I shielded my eyes from the brightness. When I could look again I saw the silhouette of a man holding a rifle.

"Kill him". said a voice. It was smooth,...
Forum: Philosophy 09-14-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,551
Posted By macgeoghagen
The Traveler and the Crows

A traveler arrived in a city to find no living inhabitants, but many crows eating the flesh of the dead.

He said to them "You vile barbarian fowl! What cause have you to kill and eat the people...
Forum: Philosophy 09-12-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,134
Posted By macgeoghagen
To respond to the original post, sometimes your...

To respond to the original post, sometimes your best isn't good enough. Sometimes further effort is just a waste of time. Its like beating on a bent nail. No matter how much more you hammer it won't...
Forum: Philosophy 09-12-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,927
Posted By macgeoghagen
posts #13 and #14 are as good a moral as any...

posts #13 and #14 are as good a moral as any other.
Forum: Your Homestead 09-11-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 40,152
Posted By macgeoghagen
Make the person lay down, then get the sheriff...

Make the person lay down, then get the sheriff involved.
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 09-09-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,734
Posted By macgeoghagen
As I lay in the darkness sleep came and went,...

As I lay in the darkness sleep came and went, maybe once, maybe several times. Each time I was awoken by footsteps or objects dropped on the floor. I still don't know whether I was awoken by dinner...
Forum: Your Homestead 09-09-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 40,152
Posted By macgeoghagen
The more I do, the less I have time for writing...

The more I do, the less I have time for writing about. It has been a busy year and a half, with a lot of travel and a lot of work. Dun Macgeoghagen is still in the same location, but with much less...
Forum: Rifles/Shotguns 11-01-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,701
Posted By macgeoghagen
mosin nagant 91-30 ex sniper with cheapo 2 power...

mosin nagant 91-30 ex sniper with cheapo 2 power pistol scope pinned to the dovetail
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 10-20-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,734
Posted By macgeoghagen
I awoke in total darkness with my head pounding....

I awoke in total darkness with my head pounding. Each heartbeat like a sledgehammer blow. Though I had been briefed on what to expect if captured, the difference between hearing it from the relative...
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 10-03-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,734
Posted By macgeoghagen
It is a fictional short story that will be added...

It is a fictional short story that will be added to from time to time.
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 10-02-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,734
Posted By macgeoghagen
Once upon a time in Southwest Asia

Note: There will be blood and guts eventually.

They say that war is hell. They don't know the whole of it. War is hell and the temptation that leads to it. The promise of deployment pay, the...
Forum: Communications/Computers/Software 09-09-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,452
Posted By macgeoghagen
I use a HTC mytouch. it has a USB tethering...

I use a HTC mytouch. it has a USB tethering feature and a wifi hotspot feature, both of which use the phone's data connection.
Forum: Hellos & Happy Birthdays 09-09-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,042
Posted By macgeoghagen
Those mountains look thinly populated to be so...

Those mountains look thinly populated to be so close to a large city. Maybe the Irish don't inflict themselves on the landscape the way people do on this side of the atlantic. Have you tried growing...
Forum: Conversations 03-21-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,149
Posted By macgeoghagen
There are no longer any common standards of good...

There are no longer any common standards of good behavior. People think basic moral principles and basic manners are "elitist". The poor and minorities are taught by TV that society owes them...
Forum: Your Homestead 03-16-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 40,152
Posted By macgeoghagen
Nearly each night, and sometimes twice on weekend...

Nearly each night, and sometimes twice on weekend nights, I go hunting. I put on my jacket, get my flashlight, rifle, ID card, phone, sometimes my ugly falcata, and start stalking.

My quarry is...
Forum: Philosophy 03-16-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,550
Posted By macgeoghagen
What is a subject? How is that different from...

What is a subject? How is that different from being a citizen?
Forum: Conversations 03-15-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 54,611
Posted By macgeoghagen
how 2 dozen blackbirds can survive getting...

how 2 dozen blackbirds can survive getting encased in pie crust, baked, and still perform before royalty?

Did the camptown ladies really sing all day or just when they had company over?
Forum: Self-reliance 03-15-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,889
Posted By macgeoghagen
If I had only thought of writing down the serial...

If I had only thought of writing down the serial numbers on my stuff before it got stolen.

My budget for installing lights or sensors is very low. I might be able to install one set of security...
Forum: Philosophy 03-05-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,550
Posted By macgeoghagen
I have read what I could on the subject. Do not...

I have read what I could on the subject. Do not dismiss the idea of citizenship as simple so quickly.

There are certain rights that are basic human rights. There are also a set of legal rights...
Forum: Self-reliance 02-24-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,889
Posted By macgeoghagen
Providing your own security or neighborhood watch

A thief has been frequenting the area I live in. He specializes in carrying off gas powered tools. I talked to the neighbors about it, and everyone I talked to is missing something. They also have...
Forum: Philosophy 02-21-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,739
Posted By macgeoghagen
You can change the future. Locke, Hegel,...

You can change the future.

Locke, Hegel, Marx, Jefferson, Plato, Socrates, did not exist in a vacuum. While these were thinkers who changed the relationship between the individual and his...
Forum: Philosophy 02-21-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,550
Posted By macgeoghagen
What is a citizen?

Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state. -Thomas Jefferson

It may be laid down as a primary position, and the basis...
Forum: Philosophy 02-21-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,739
Posted By macgeoghagen
There are people who say that...

There are people who say that collectives(including governments) don't have rights, but they have powers. It will be an interesting discussion.
Forum: Philosophy 02-19-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,739
Posted By macgeoghagen
Before we begin we will need to be aware of a few...

Before we begin we will need to be aware of a few pitfalls:

Left/right conflict. Rise above it. It is an interesting thing to examine, but if you see things in terms of the one dimensional...
Forum: Livestock/Horses 02-16-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 25,094
Posted By macgeoghagen
I like that setup. I had a similar, but less...

I like that setup. I had a similar, but less elaborate one for my juvenile chickens.
Forum: Philosophy 02-16-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,739
Posted By macgeoghagen
The 2013 Philosophical Season

Throughout history there have been certain major Philosophical/Political steps taken, ideas which were revolutionary, but at the same time were the product of generations of observation and thought. ...
Forum: Auto/Truck/Other Transportation 01-30-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,352
Posted By macgeoghagen
I saw a compressed air engine once. It had a...

I saw a compressed air engine once. It had a large flywheel to keep the momentum going because the engine itself had almost no torque. It was started by spinning the flywheel by hand, then the...
Forum: Animals 01-27-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,226
Posted By macgeoghagen
From experience building several chicken hutches:...

From experience building several chicken hutches:

Make it easy to clean. The inside floor should be either smooth to allow you to scrape the poo out or made of slats to allow you to scrape the...
Forum: Education/Homeschool 01-25-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,758
Posted By macgeoghagen
When that kind of ultimatum was given when I was...

When that kind of ultimatum was given when I was in school, several of the scofflaw boys(myself included) would test the teacher to see if she carried out her threat. As there were several of us, the...
Forum: Self-reliance 01-25-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 32,064
Posted By macgeoghagen
The biggest mistake: looking at the huge task of...

The biggest mistake: looking at the huge task of getting adequately prepared, and giving up.
Forum: Philosophy 01-14-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,739
Posted By macgeoghagen
Perhaps it is not that the social and financial...

Perhaps it is not that the social and financial interactions are the same thing, but that they occur at the same time when buying or selling from a neighbor. I can have a social transaction without...
Forum: Communications/Computers/Software 01-13-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,916
Posted By macgeoghagen
In firefox: click tools, then on the drop down...

In firefox: click tools, then on the drop down menu click options. a window will pop up. at the top of that window click the "content" tab. the 3rd checkbox down says "enable java script". uncheck...
Forum: Water 01-12-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,358
Posted By macgeoghagen
put some crayfish in there. They will cut down...

put some crayfish in there. They will cut down all your cattails for you.
Forum: Humor 01-10-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,594
Posted By macgeoghagen
It used to be that you kept your watch in your...

It used to be that you kept your watch in your pocket, phone bolted to the wall, and camera on a tripod. Then we all stated putting our watches on our wrists, phones could also go on tables or desks,...
Forum: Philosophy 01-04-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,739
Posted By macgeoghagen
Suppose I dislike my neighbor's dog. So I kill...

Suppose I dislike my neighbor's dog. So I kill one of my chickens and leave it in my yard as bait.When the dog comes along and finds the chicken dinner I shoot the dog. If anyone asks questions I say...
Forum: Philosophy 12-30-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,739
Posted By macgeoghagen
I think I may have killed your thread. Perhaps...

I think I may have killed your thread. Perhaps this will resurrect it:

What of the people whose motives and actions are far from just, and may be considered immoral, but they have quoted some...
Forum: Humor 12-22-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,368
Posted By macgeoghagen
I took my family to a restaurant in Seattle. When...

I took my family to a restaurant in Seattle. When we went in I asked for a high chair, so the hostess took us to a table in the smoking section.
Forum: Your Homestead 12-19-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 40,152
Posted By macgeoghagen
My younger flock has just started laying in the...

My younger flock has just started laying in the last week.

http://i1125.photobucket.com/albums/l589/Macgeoghagen/chickens/IMAG0336_zps5cc9147f.jpg
Forum: Philosophy 12-14-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,739
Posted By macgeoghagen
Is it better to do what you believe is right...

Is it better to do what you believe is right based on feeling or thought? Is it more pious to work for the sake of the betterment of the whole? Or is it the principal of equal trade that should guide...
Forum: Animals 12-06-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,005
Posted By macgeoghagen
I like that watering system. My chickens drink...

I like that watering system. My chickens drink out of stainless steel pots, but they jump up on the rims and dip their dirty toes in the water and foul it up.
Forum: Rifles/Shotguns 12-06-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 20,780
Posted By macgeoghagen
I have shot both. Recoil on each is barely...

I have shot both. Recoil on each is barely noticeable, but the AK's muzzle rises up a little bit. The M16 has minimal muzzle rise.

These two firearms really shouldn't be compared. Each has a...
Forum: Humor 12-05-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,558
Posted By macgeoghagen
Sounds like something to try with the toddler's...

Sounds like something to try with the toddler's diapers.
Forum: Communications/Computers/Software 11-26-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,528
Posted By macgeoghagen
I use panasonic toughbooks all the time, both for...

I use panasonic toughbooks all the time, both for work and for hobby. They are pretty good quality. most of them go to govt. auction because the battery will no longer hold a charge. They usually...
Forum: Firearms/Weapons 11-16-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,225
Posted By macgeoghagen
If I wanted to do such a thing I would get a...

If I wanted to do such a thing I would get a stand up gun safe and install it in a closet. Then build up around it and make the safe door look like an access panel to the AC ductwork. Either that or...
Forum: Conversations 11-15-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,021
Posted By macgeoghagen
I will be celebrating my birthday, and since the...

I will be celebrating my birthday, and since the end of the world theory is just as bogus as any other, I will be checking to see if the cosmic energy cloud that the earth is moving into will help me...
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 11-11-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,768
Posted By macgeoghagen
Thats the fist time I have done a ghost story. It...

Thats the fist time I have done a ghost story. It turned out well. What next? Maybe I will revisit and revise an old sci-fi conspiracy story that's been fermenting in my brain for years. Maybe do a...
Forum: Humor 11-09-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,404
Posted By macgeoghagen
Memo I have sent: MEMORANDUM FOR: ALCON ...

Memo I have sent:

MEMORANDUM FOR: ALCON

FROM: [redacted]

SUBJECT: ACCURACY

1. Please do not piss on the seat.
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 11-07-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,768
Posted By macgeoghagen
"Youre not exactly normal yourself", said Phil. ...

"Youre not exactly normal yourself", said Phil.

"Nonsense", said Mr. Gray.

"It is not normal for a person to continue hanging around after death. That's why its called paranormal".

"I am as...
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 11-05-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,768
Posted By macgeoghagen
I'm working on it. I'll probably end it this week...

I'm working on it. I'll probably end it this week sometime.
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 10-24-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,871
Posted By macgeoghagen
Writing can be a rewarding pursuit, even if you...

Writing can be a rewarding pursuit, even if you don't make any money from it. I do it because I have a story and I want to tell it.
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 10-20-2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,768
Posted By macgeoghagen
John Gray stood waiting for Phil's reply like...

John Gray stood waiting for Phil's reply like somebody who was accustomed to waiting around. He was neither patient nor bored nor thoughtful. He simply stood there, neutral. To Phil he seemed more...
Forum: Conversations 10-09-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,705
Posted By macgeoghagen
When I lived in the city there were beggars in...

When I lived in the city there were beggars in the doors of any business that didn't drive them off. wal-mart had them all over. At the doors, in the parking lot, even inside the store. Thats not...
Forum: Communications/Computers/Software 10-09-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,687
Posted By macgeoghagen
Nothing but scams. Any time somebody says...

Nothing but scams.

Any time somebody says they need some personal financial information or they need you to pay for shipping of your free prize it is a scam. When they call on the phone I let them...
Forum: Books/Poetry/Member Fiction 10-03-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,768
Posted By macgeoghagen
Phil awoke to the sound of laughter. A multitude...

Phil awoke to the sound of laughter. A multitude of people far away chuckled politely at some unheard joke. Flickering blue light dimly illuminated the white walls of the hallway and spilled into...
Forum: Preparedness/Survival Skills/BOBs/Kits/Gear 09-29-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,283
Posted By macgeoghagen
sounds like fun. I usually camp out under a tarp.

sounds like fun. I usually camp out under a tarp.
Forum: Conversations 09-28-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,726
Posted By macgeoghagen
I want a machine that can sort different types of...

I want a machine that can sort different types of screws and nails into different bins.

a browser plug-in that turns all the annoying ads into pinup posters.

a 12 hour work shift that is 12...
Forum: Conversations 09-28-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 54,611
Posted By macgeoghagen
I have oft wondered: Why do hot dogs come in...

I have oft wondered:

Why do hot dogs come in packs of 10, but buns come in packs of 8?

Why they call a thing for hitting nails a hammer, but they don't call a thing for hitting hams a nailer.
...
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