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Patrick

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New: moderators per topic
by Patrick in #patnet on 5 Nov 2017  767 comments, latest a month ago
At the suggestion of the late Turtledove I'm trying to separate the site into distinct topics with a moderator for each topic.#patnetThe first moderator is Iwog, who is in charge...

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Ten Reasons It's A Terrible Time To Buy An Expensive House (sociology.ucsc.edu)
by Patrick in #housing on 11 Jul 2015  325 comments, latest a month ago
Because house prices in expensive areas still dangerously high compared to incomes and rents. Banks say a safe mortgage is a maximum of 3 times the buyer's annual income...

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You can now ban users from commenting on your posts
by Patrick in #misc on 26 Apr 2017  300 comments, latest 6 months ago
Just go to their user page like https://patrick.net/users/Iron and click "ban" under their name. So between that and the ad hominem link, everyone should be able to moderate their own...

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Patrick is off to Europe
by Patrick in #misc on 8 Jun 2017  115 comments, latest 5 months ago
Going to spend some of the money I saved by renting all this time and take a month long trip to Europe. First going to work on my Irish Gaelic...

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New version of patrick.net is live! (github.com)
by Patrick in #misc on 20 Aug 2017  113 comments, latest 2 months ago
You should not notice all that much, maybe a few things will be slightly different, or broken! Please tell me about broken things: p@patrick.net Even better, if you know how...

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Movie recommendations?
by Patrick in #movies on 24 Feb 2017  92 comments, latest 3 months ago
What was a good movie you liked? Something that's not in the theaters anymore. Some movies I've enjoyed recently: Arrival Clerks II Gravity The Accountant The Girl on the Train...

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A chilling study shows how hostile college students are toward free speech (washingtonpost.com)
by Patrick in #politics on 19 Nov 2017  92 comments, latest a month ago
https://www.washingtonpost.com For example, when students were asked whether the First Amendment protects “hate speech,” 4 in 10 said no. This is, of course, incorrect. Speech promoting hatred — or at...

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Shall I start the site whatdidyoubid.com?
by Patrick in #housing on 29 Mar 2017  91 comments, latest 7 months ago
It would be the place where people list their losing bid on a house, to try to catch realtor fraud. Realtors routinely block bids which don't give their own agency...

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Free Patrick.net Bumper Stickers
by Patrick in #misc on 30 Dec 2011  88 comments, latest 3 months ago
They are 3" x 10". Even though they have a peel-off sticky back, you should still get them wet before applying so that you can slide them around a...

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Patrick is looking for seed funding for housing site (moz.com)
by Patrick in #misc on 10 Jul 2017  87 comments, latest 5 months ago
Patrick.net had a glorious past during the great housing bubble as a voice calling into question the relentless propaganda of realtors. The site was featured on NPR, in the Wall...

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Differing views on how people get to be rich
by Patrick in #misc on 28 Mar 2017  79 comments, latest 9 months ago

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Patrick.net hacked!
by Patrick in #misc on 22 Sep 2017  73 comments, latest 2 months ago
Someone badly fucked with the site. Sorry for the delay in getting it back.

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Allow import of prescription drugs from Canada (washingtonpost.com)
by Patrick in #misc on 23 Feb 2017  65 comments, latest 10 months ago
And Australia, New Zealand, etc, all countries with perfectly fine health care systems. Drug companies are some of the biggest corruptors of our Congressmen, because they can make such huge...

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about
by Patrick in #hashtag on 9 Feb 2015  63 comments, latest 4 months ago
Patrick.net is a free anonymous forum.You can say terrible things, as long as they are expressed with civility. To know whether a comment is civil, check whether you are using...

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How can housing prices grow faster than wages? (zerohedge.com)
by Patrick in #misc on 29 Aug 2017  63 comments, latest 4 months ago
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/ Excess debt is the only way. This is not good.

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Cost of Medical Procedures in Other Countires
by Patrick in #misc on 16 Mar 2017  61 comments, latest 9 months ago
Heck, let's actually list the costs. America is so fucked by random unknowable medical costs that we are the laughing stock of the world.

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Should I end "ignores" on patrick.net?
by Patrick in #pnet on 24 Feb 2017  55 comments, latest 9 months ago
The new button which allows users to mark comments as ad hominem seems to be working reasonably well. So do we still need the ignore option? #pnet

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Patrick.net Pledge Drive! (Not what you think)
by Patrick in #misc on 31 Mar 2017  50 comments, latest 8 months ago
Instead of money, this pledge drive is about new users, especially ones that support your own point of view, lol! Please help by making a commitment to click at...

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Listening To Trump's America
by Patrick in #politics on 7 Dec 2017  49 comments, latest 9 days ago
I'm at a talk at the Menlo Park, CA public library put on by a former state senator, Joe Simitian, a Democrat.He's calling it "Listening to Trump's America", which is...
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