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  1. Thread: The Environment

    by Cruxus
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    Poll: I'm in the hypocritical majority. I care about...

    I'm in the hypocritical majority. I care about the environment, but I don't go out of my way to recycle or buy environmentally friendly products. If recycling were more convenient, as it is for...
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    A 25% sales tax would price almost everything out...

    A 25% sales tax would price almost everything out of affordability for me. I am a high school student currently without a job, and I would not feel happy about paying $500 in sales tax on a $2,000...
  3. Thread: best sport

    by Cruxus
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    Favorites: To play (team): soccer. Even if...

    Favorites:
    To play (team): soccer. Even if you're not great at it, it is still the most physically demanding sport, as said in Dogma. It is quite a thrill to chase after the ball and stop the other...
  4. Thread: Ancestors

    by Cruxus
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    I haven't traced my ancestry as thoroughly as...

    I haven't traced my ancestry as thoroughly as you; but, according to family lore, an ancestor who came from Westphalia, Germany, at about 1830 or earlier to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was part of a...
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    Poll: The results are in for Missouri. Rep. Dick...

    The results are in for Missouri. Rep. Dick Gephardt (Democrat, House minority leader) has yet another term in office. St. Louis County executive "Buzz" Westfall was also re-elected. According to the...
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    Poll: Decision 2002 America

    Control of Congress--and thus whether President Bush's legislation will easily pass through--rests on a few very close Senate and House races. In Missouri, residents have been bombarded with...
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    Poll: "The order of operations" is what most elementary...

    "The order of operations" is what most elementary and high school algebra teachers call "operator precedence" in the simplification of algebraic constructs and is so standard terminology in that...
  8. Working fast food is a good life experience. It...

    Working fast food is a good life experience. It teaches you that if you get too lazy you could wind up flipping burgers again some time later in life, and that is definitely motivation you can only...
  9. Thread: I am a God

    by Cruxus
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    Congratulations! Acing the SAT I is not something...

    Congratulations! Acing the SAT I is not something easy to do. I took the ACT last spring (without any preparation besides going to school) and scored a 29 out of a possible 36 composite. Although I...
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    1. male 2. 17 (18 very soon) 3. a....

    1. male
    2. 17 (18 very soon)
    3. a. White/Caucasian/not of Hispanic origin
    4. h. none / atheist (nonreligious) (raised c. Catholic)
    5. c. $70k-$99k
    6. a. high school or less (currently a senior)...
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    Poll: At one time, I followed the guidance of a church...

    At one time, I followed the guidance of a church in helping determine for me what is right and what is wrong, but then I realized that this was not in either my own best interest. Many of this...
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    Poll: I agree that Saddam Hussein is not the best...

    I agree that Saddam Hussein is not the best leader of Iraq for the people of Iraq or for the people of the United States or anywhere else in the world, for that matter; however, I have some questions...
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    Poll: I have to say I could not imagine living the rest...

    I have to say I could not imagine living the rest of my life locked in a room, with an unlimited supply of food (must be a pretty big room), and a computer. Such a life, still very unfulfilling,...
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    Show and tell being just about making the kid...

    Show and tell being just about making the kid feel better is news to me. As a kid, I remember show and tell being all about bringing in the newest, coolest, most interesting, unique thing you could...
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    I think in the '80's they had an expression:...

    I think in the '80's they had an expression: Don't have a spaz!

    I don't think I've heard of dank, but let's ban a few more slang words:

    - tight. Your belt is tight because you're fat not...
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    Qu'est-ce que vous qui sont hispanophones ferez...

    Qu'est-ce que vous qui sont hispanophones ferez quand les Québécois du Canada envahiront les États-Unis d'Amérique ? Moi, je les comprendrai car je peux parler un peu de français.

    Alors, en...
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    Poll: Not exactly vintage but old by today's standards:...

    Not exactly vintage but old by today's standards:

    Compaq Presario 9546:
    100-MHz Pentium processor
    8-MB RAM (upgraded to 24 MB)
    1-MB video RAM
    1-GB hard drive
    Microsoft Windows 95
    4x CD-ROM...
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    Poll: Home: Windows XP, Home Edition; Windows 98 (1st...

    Home:
    Windows XP, Home Edition;
    Windows 98 (1st ed.);
    Windows 95 (actually formatted off and replaced by Linux :p );
    Debian GNU/Linux 2.2rev6.

    School:
    It varies by whatever computer I happen...
  19. Thread: Conspiracy List

    by Cruxus
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    Who shot John F. Kennedy? Some people still...

    Who shot John F. Kennedy? Some people still aren't sure. I was born too late to have much emotional involvement in the matter.

    Was Roswell a big UFO cover up by the government? I'll leave that...
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    Looking at my choices for college, I have...

    Looking at my choices for college, I have considered what the computer science curriculum is like. It seems that many universities group their computer science department with the school of...
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    Poll: In my opinion, you need to do more than...

    In my opinion, you need to do more than rationalize; you need to think positively and feel confident that you will do well. High school can be a very stressful time, but staying calm will help you in...
  22. Fortunately, House minority leader Dick Gephardt...

    Fortunately, House minority leader Dick Gephardt (Democrat) is my representative, which is a good thing and a bad thing. The good thing is that his political power can bring all kinds of federal...
  23. Thread: Iraq

    by Cruxus
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    Poll: It would be imprudent to invade Iraq at this...

    It would be imprudent to invade Iraq at this time. True, Saddam Hussein does have a history of despotism; but, recently, he has done nothing in particular to the United States that would require the...
  24. Thread: what do you use

    by Cruxus
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    Poll: Klinerr1, I'm not sure about the new Microsoft...

    Klinerr1, I'm not sure about the new Microsoft Visual C++ .NET (7.0), but the differences between the various editions of Visual C++ 6.0 were kind of like this:

    Introductory Edition: Like Standard...
  25. Thread: what do you use

    by Cruxus
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    Poll: I marked other. My main compiler is Microsoft...

    I marked other.

    My main compiler is Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0, Standard Edition, which was only $109 compared to the $2,000 or whatever the Enterprise Edition costed at the time. A second compiler...
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