WookieMan


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Cash Question
by WookieMan on 18 Apr 2019  106 comments, latest 2 months ago
Who here uses cash for everything? And why? I carry some cash in case of, well nothing except going to a casino or strip club. My credit card pays me...

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Daily Post Limits!
by WookieMan on 16 Oct 2017  104 comments, latest 2 years ago
@Patrick. Just stumbled onto the site tonight. Unlimited new posts doesn't work. I've had my issues with TPB and other posting obnoxious amounts of threads. freespeak takes the cake though....

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Who Gets Indicted On Monday? (polljunkie.com)
by WookieMan on 28 Oct 2017  82 comments, latest 2 years ago
Who is it gonna be Patnet? Edit to OP. Who gets arrested? Someone is already indicted, my mistake. Poll question here: http://www.polljunkie.com/poll

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Matt Lauer Terminated (cnbc.com)
by WookieMan on 29 Nov 2017  74 comments, latest 2 years ago
https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2017/ Obviously don’t know the details yet. Wasn’t particularly fond of Lauer. But at the current pace, all men are going to be fired for doing anything remotely resembling harassment....

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Illinois ponders pension-fund moonshot: a $107B bond sale (chicagobusiness.com)
by WookieMan on 30 Jan 2018  63 comments, latest a year ago
http://www.chicagobusiness.com If this goes down, we might see our first bankrupt state in our country. I don't get how they expect to produce income on the spread of the borrowed...

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Daily Post Limit?
by WookieMan on 1 Aug 2017  53 comments, latest 2 years ago
I'm sure this has been brought up before (today as a matter of fact, but not in a thoughtful way). Does anyone think there should at least be an hourly...

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Patrick - When Do The Username Changes Stop?
by WookieMan on 17 Oct 2018  45 comments, latest 8 months ago
It's getting annoying at this point. Go back to anonymous for users I guess, because certain people are changing their usernames on what seems like a weekly basis. My take...

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What Are You Drinking Today? Alcohol Only.
by WookieMan on 5 Sep 2018  43 comments, latest 9 months ago
Got the music thread going. Let's get a drinking one going. Busch Light right now for me.Put out some good beers for us all to try (mine's not). Or if...

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Anyone buying these ladies stories, lost at sea edition? (gizmodo.com)
by WookieMan on 27 Oct 2017  41 comments, latest a year ago
https://gizmodo.com/american-w I'm no sailor, but have seen many comments in other articles about this and it seems a bit fishy. They lost their phone right away yet continued on without...

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Ultimate Selfish Act
by WookieMan on 27 Aug 2017  40 comments, latest 2 years ago
Patnetters...what are your thoughts? Brother-in-law killed himself today. Wife and I are personally upset, but also angry. Straight shooter guy, no illicit activity, has two young kids. Anyone deal with...

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Anyone Get The Flu? Or Are We Becoming Pussies?
by WookieMan on 30 Jan 2018  36 comments, latest a year ago
I'm at a loss on this one. Are we becoming big pussies? They're closing schools in IL here because of the fucking flu. Is this going on in other parts...

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Emanuel Not Running (chicagobusiness.com)
by WookieMan on 4 Sep 2018  33 comments, latest 10 months ago
Wowzer. For those Chicago people on here or former Chicagoan's, this is big news. There's nothing in the article really, just breaking, but this is interesting to say the least....

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Who Gets Amazon HQ2? (money.cnn.com)
by WookieMan on 26 Oct 2017  31 comments, latest 7 months ago
http://money.cnn.com/2017/10/2 Not a gambling man, I just don't see how Atlanta is the favorite, at least on this site. I know Atlanta isn't all the bad, but man, it's the...

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Flynn Working With FBI - Plea Deal (abcnews.go.com)
by WookieMan on 1 Dec 2017  26 comments, latest 2 years ago
#politics Didn't see another thread with this. So sorry if it's a dupe. http://abcnews.go.com/Politics This is interesting. I don't know how this all plays out, but just heard some intriguing...

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Vote On Anonymous Users
by WookieMan on 13 Feb 2018  24 comments, latest a year ago
@Patrick - This isn't a bash on the site. I enjoy my time here when I have it. I'm starting to think the whole allowing anon commenters is failing though....

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Any of you working today?
by WookieMan on 15 Sep 2017  23 comments, latest 2 years ago
Been a god damn flurry of post the last hour. I know I'm not working.

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Why Drive In Snow If you Don't Know How To? (sportingnews.com)
by WookieMan on 17 Jan 2018  22 comments, latest a year ago
#baddrivershttp://www.sporting How many people here have never driven on snow? I just don't get the difficulty some people have. Just slow the fuck down and don't be an idiot.

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PatNet Stock Challenge
by WookieMan on 30 Aug 2018  22 comments, latest 10 months ago
So if Pat is cool with it, we're going to do some gambling with access to PatNet. At a minimum, if you lose, hold up your end of the bargain...

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Weekend Getaway Ideas
by WookieMan on 20 Sep 2017  20 comments, latest 2 years ago
Wife and I are looking to get away for a long weekend, no kids. Maybe a Friday to Monday or Thursday to Sunday type setup. Would probably do this in...

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Close Old Threads, Limit Old Theads Or CAPTCHA?
by WookieMan on 3 Nov 2017  20 comments, latest a year ago
So we've been hit with the usual weekly bot bull shit. Thread limits helped, thanks Patrick. But now I'm seeing tons of old threads getting revived with dumb ass comments...

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Bitcoin Graph (telegraph.co.uk)
by WookieMan on 11 Jan 2018  15 comments, latest a year ago
#bitcoinNot sure if the source cherry picked the sample of the bitcoin graph, but this is rather funny if you ask me. Here's the link to the article: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/tec That's...

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Researchers Say $400 Million Raised Through Cryptocurrency ICOs Has Been Lost or Stolen (gizmodo.com)
by WookieMan on 22 Jan 2018  14 comments, latest a year ago
Another reason not to "invest" in crypto... Nobody's paying taxes on that either...https://gizmodo.com/r

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Transgender Woman Breastfeeds Her Baby After Experimental Treatment (gizmodo.com)
by WookieMan on 16 Feb 2018  13 comments, latest a year ago
Dear god, why the fuck did I bring children into the world? https://gizmodo.com/transgende This obviously isn't a joke, unless gizmodo is going full onion at this point and I missed...

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Wowzer - Lollapalooza May Have Been A Target (chicagotribune.com)
by WookieMan on 5 Oct 2017  11 comments, latest 2 years ago
http://www.chicagotribune.com/ This would have been massively worse if he did it during this event. These type of events are going to be a challenge moving forward. There are so many...

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You Guys Pay A Lot For A House Out There In CA (mercurynews.com)
by WookieMan on 9 Nov 2017  11 comments, latest 2 years ago
#housingAs an outside observer, I don't see why anyone would want to live in the Bay Area. The flipping house in the following link (first in slide show) sold for...

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Sandals Resorts - Anyone Been?
by WookieMan on 28 Feb 2018  11 comments, latest a year ago
Anyone here been to one? Seems like they get solid reviews and have been around a while. Was looking at Sandals Ochi or anywhere in Jamaica really. I dislike most...

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IL Dems Get Something Right And Still Manage To Fuck It Up (stltoday.com)
by WookieMan on 1 Jun 2019  11 comments, latest 21 days ago
Like seriously....Minority-owned businesses would be given advantages in bidding for lucrative state licenses and offered low-interest loans to compete.Thought we were all equal? Just fucking sell the licenses and make...

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WTF "Mad Pooper" Really? (denver.cbslocal.com)
by WookieMan on 19 Sep 2017  10 comments, latest 2 years ago
http://denver.cbslocal.com/201 Jesus. Prayers. Amen.#MadPooper

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Dog Gets A Sex Change (miamiherald.com)
by WookieMan on 16 Nov 2017  9 comments, latest 2 years ago
#animalpoliticshttp://www.miam Whelp, I guess this is officially a thing now. Dogs are doing it ;)

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Where Do You Golf? Traveling and Locally (aldeengolfclub.com)
by WookieMan on 24 Sep 2018  9 comments, latest 9 months ago
Looking to start a hopefully fun golf course thread on Patnet. Kick ass golf courses off the beaten path. I'm in IL, so Cog Hill is a famous one, that's...

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Welp. ‘Dumpster fire’ is among the 850 entries Merriam-Webster is adding to its dictionary (bostonglobe.com)
by WookieMan on 6 Mar 2018  8 comments, latest a year ago
This made my morning. https://www.bostonglobe.com/me

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Who The Hell Gets Scammed By These (en.wikipedia.org)
by WookieMan on 7 Nov 2017  8 comments, latest 2 years ago
#spamThis is one of the better spam/phishing emails I've received. More so for the name. Wang Wong. My email puts the last name first, so you can imagine the seriousness...

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Why Pritzker's graduated income tax now looks a lot more likely (chicagobusiness.com)
by WookieMan on 7 Nov 2018  8 comments, latest 8 months ago
https://www.chicagobusiness.co Let's see what no neck Prickzer proposes. If taxes increase at all in my income range, not a chance in hell he'll get reelected come 2022. And the IL...

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Putin unveils new Russian nuclear missile, says it renders defenses ‘useless’ (nbcnews.com)
by WookieMan on 3 Mar 2018  7 comments, latest a year ago
My apologies if this is duplicate. Scanned the first 2-3 pages and didn't see anything.https://www.nbcnews.c He boasted that Russia's new ICBM is “powerful and modern and defense systems will not...

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77 Northern California businesses raided by ICE (abc15.com)
by WookieMan on 2 Feb 2018  7 comments, latest a year ago
https://www.abc15.com/news/nat I don't think I've seen anyone post this yet, sorry if it has been. Trump is cracking down in other ways too. If you know any business owners that...

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YouTuber Who Trained a Pug to Do 'Nazi Salute' Has Been Fined (gizmodo.com)
by WookieMan on 23 Apr 2018  7 comments, latest a year ago
This guy and the reporter(s) covering this have WAY too much time on their hands. This is one of the dumbest things I've read in a while. https://gizmodo.com/youtuber-w

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Pill Cures Peanut Allergy For Four Years in Limited Study (gizmodo.com)
by WookieMan on 18 Aug 2017  6 comments, latest 2 years ago
This can't come fast enough. Anyone here with younger kids in school? I can't stand that I can't even send my kid a fucking PB & J because of one...

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In Flight BJ (nypost.com)
by WookieMan on 1 Nov 2017  6 comments, latest 2 years ago
http://nypost.com/2017/10/31/d Someone needs to find the mug shots on this one. 48F and 28M. That's an interesting age gap and role reversal. #flyingBJ

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rules for #housing forum
by WookieMan on 9 Nov 2017  6 comments, latest 2 years ago
#housing1) Try to stay on topic. Not necessarily the thread topic, just housing in general. I know there are politics in housing (zoning, mortgage interest deduction, etc) but try to...

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We've Finally Made It As A Country (nytimes.com)
by WookieMan on 24 Feb 2018  6 comments, latest a year ago
Congrats everyone! We did it!https://www.nytimes.com/201
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