WookieMan


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Teacher Gives A BJ - Top Notch Teacher (heavy.com)
by WookieMan on 21 Jan 2018  3 comments, latest a year ago
This is one of the best of these types stories as far as the teacher goes. Usually they're cute to pretty cute. This might be the best one I've seen,...

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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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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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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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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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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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Illinois' population dips again—and now trails Pennsylvania (chicagobusiness.com)
by WookieMan on 20 Dec 2017  2 comments, latest 2 years ago
Congrats to all my IL peeps here. We did it. No longer the 5th largest state in this nation. 33,000 people fled. I don't see it slowing down either with...

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Big Sky, MT - Summer Experience
by WookieMan on 25 Jan 2018  1 comment, latest a year ago
Anyone been to Big Sky, MT in the summer? Obviously been doing the google machine research, just seeing if anyone had some insider or personal experience on a visit there....

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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RIP Chewbacca (hollywoodreporter.com)
by WookieMan on 2 May 2019  3 comments, latest 2 months ago
https://www.hollywoodreporter. Chewy is dead. Peter was in costume as one of the best fictional bit characters ever created. We'll miss you.

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Not Sure How Or Why, But Stuble Across This Mess - Northern Illinois University Edition (alumnius.net)
by WookieMan on 8 Mar 2018  1 comment, latest a year ago
Jesus Christ. This is on their alumni page. Someone might want to update this. https://alumnius.net/northern_ (if you want to fact check)Danny Hastert, really! - Pedophile Sam Hurd - Drug Dealerhttps://www.si.com/2013/...

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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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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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Oil, who is the hottest chick on the planet right now?
by WookieMan on 27 Oct 2017  Posted 2 years ago
@Oil you've got some real, some real... oh who am I kidding. Your posts and comments are substandard. Let stop with the cryptic BS. If you're real, at least let...

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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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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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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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Something Positive
by WookieMan on 28 Aug 2018  2 comments, latest 10 months ago
The wookie has been a bit testy lately. I've gotten accused of going postal and not contributing. Given the dearth of constant political BS, here's something positive that I think...

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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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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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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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