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Re: What is wrong with American society?
« Reply #80 on: January 15, 2014, 09:14:43 AM »
By golly, I do believe he is smart.     :lol:

Thanks, tbeek.

Now let's all go back to having fun. 
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Re: What is wrong with American society?
« Reply #81 on: January 15, 2014, 11:38:14 AM »
T-beek, he's extending an olive branch. He's saying the war can end if all are willing. Accept it and let's get back to normal bantering, and not let it get out of hand again.  Let's face it, we can all be a$$es at times. The smart ones can put it in the past and move on. So, let's do it, calm our rhetoric, and have fun.

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Re: What is wrong with American society?
« Reply #82 on: January 15, 2014, 01:48:15 PM »
I'm just glad that all the 'tag teaming' was nipped in the bud  :roll:

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Re: What is wrong with American society?
« Reply #83 on: January 15, 2014, 02:06:10 PM »
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I'm just glad that all the 'tag teaming' was nipped in the bud

speaking only for myself, i didn't feel tag teamed.  i did think there was some provoking to a fight, going on.... ;)  but hey, i have probably been guilty of that also, so it's all good with me.
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Re: What is wrong with American society?
« Reply #84 on: January 18, 2014, 08:24:27 PM »
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I'm just glad that all the 'tag teaming' was nipped in the bud

speaking only for myself, i didn't feel tag teamed.  i did think there was some provoking to a fight, going on.... ;)  but hey, i have probably been guilty of that also, so it's all good with me.

t'was only a query!
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