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Movie Theater Attendance Hits 24-Year Low, Ticket Prices Rise Nearly 4 Percent (thewrap.com)
by zzyzzx on 18 Jan 2018  20 comments, latest 16 hours ago
https://www.thewrap.com/movie- The National Alliance of Theater Owners (NATO) announced Wednesday that the national ticket average for 2017 rose 3.7 percent year-over-year to $8.93, up from $8.65 last year.At that average,...

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California HOA says keep the garage door open all day or we fine you (fox40.com)
by zzyzzx on 10 Jan 2018  20 comments, latest 9 days ago
#housing #hoa #fuckcaliforniahttp://fox40.co AUBURN -- An Auburn community is upset after their homeowners association told them they needed to keep their garage doors open during the day.The rule calls for...

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How important is hardwood flooring when selling a house
by zzyzzx on 8 Jan 2018  32 comments, latest 8 days ago
#housingFriend is re-dong a house to sell. It still has it's original 1950 hardwood floor, that was underneath the carpet. They need refinishing, and are very dirty, but have never...

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Amazon Will Buy Target This Year, Gene Munster Predicts (bloomberg.com)
by zzyzzx on 2 Jan 2018  Posted 17 days ago
#economics https://www.bloomberg.com/news Amazon.com Inc.’s shake-up of the retail landscape may not be over, according to one well-known technology analyst.The internet giant will acquire discounter Target Corp., Loup Venture co-founder Gene...

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Denmark no longer to automatically accept U.N. refugee resettlement quota (reuters.com)
by zzyzzx on 20 Dec 2017  5 comments, latest a month ago
#rapefugees https://www.reuters.com/articl COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark will no longer automatically accept a quota of refugees under a U.N. resettlement program after passing a law on Wednesday that enables the government...

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How bad is it to not have bathroom venting to outside?
by zzyzzx on 18 Dec 2017  25 comments, latest a month ago
#housingAt a friends house, it's vented to the attic. I know it's supposed to be vented outside, but it's been vented to the attic since the house was built in...

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Rep unveils bill to imprison officials who shelter illegal immigrants (foxnews.com)
by zzyzzx on 4 Dec 2017  6 comments, latest a month ago
#politics http://www.foxnews.com/politic A Republican congressman plans to introduce a bill Monday that would threaten huge fines and prison time for elected officials accused of sheltering illegal immigrant criminals from deportation,...

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Detroit attorney's campaign ad: Vote for candidates without a penis (freep.com)
by zzyzzx on 30 Nov 2017  6 comments, latest 2 months ago
#politics#sexism#penishttps://

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Austria: Zero Employment Rate Amongst “Refugees” (nationalsatanist.wordpress.com)
by zzyzzx on 20 Nov 2017  2 comments, latest 2 months ago
#deadbeatshttps://nationalsata New official figures from the Austrian Public Employment Service (Arbeitsmarktservice, AMS) show that none of the 90,000 Third Worlders pretending to be refugees in that country are employed, and...

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Monaco builds into the Med to house new throng of super-rich (theguardian.com)
by zzyzzx on 20 Nov 2017  3 comments, latest 2 months ago
#housinghttps://www.theguardia Monaco builds into the Med to house new throng of super-rich The tax haven has a luxury housing crisis – it doesn’t have enough land for the 2,700 multimillionaires...

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Greek island on strike in protest against becoming migrant 'prison' (reuters.com)
by zzyzzx on 20 Nov 2017  Posted 2 months ago
#politics https://www.reuters.com/articl ATHENS (Reuters) - Residents on the Greek island of Lesbos went on strike on Monday to protest against European policies they say have turned it into a “prison”...

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Any gamers here? I'm trying to understand the whole EA thing
by zzyzzx on 16 Nov 2017  21 comments, latest 2 months ago
#economics Some new game where people can pay to cheat. Battlefront 2 Microtransaction Controversy, something like that. I don't play computer games, but this just seems wrong.

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Al Franken groping (kabc.com)
by zzyzzx on 16 Nov 2017  146 comments, latest 25 days ago
#politics http://www.kabc.com/2017/11/16 Senator Al Franken Kissed and Groped Me Without My Consent, And There’s Nothing Funny About It

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Rules for #crime
by zzyzzx on 11 Nov 2017  2 comments, latest 2 months ago
To be edited by @zzyzzx#crime

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Rules for #humor
by zzyzzx on 11 Nov 2017  3 comments, latest 2 months ago
To be edited by @zzyzzx#humor

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'Isis is finished': Syria declares end of terror group's 'project' as last town held by jihadis falls to army (independent.co.uk)
by zzyzzx on 9 Nov 2017  Posted 2 months ago
#politicshttp://www.independen Isis militants withdrew on Thursday from their last stronghold in Syria, a strategic town near the border with Iraq, following a government offensive that has effectively left the extremist...

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rules for #crime forum
by zzyzzx on 9 Nov 2017  2 comments, latest 2 months ago
#crime Just try to keep it non-political here. If something gets political here I might create a separate political thread for that and move stuff to it. Yes, this means...

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What websites do you use to check traffic?
by zzyzzx on 9 Nov 2017  6 comments, latest 2 months ago
I'm guessing that most of you live someplace where traffic sucks, At least around here (Baltimore - DC area) it's already at the point where it's prudent to check for...

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No mention of Race means that they were black (foxbaltimore.com)
by zzyzzx on 9 Nov 2017  7 comments, latest 2 months ago
#crimehttp://foxbaltimore.com/ Runner pushed into Inner Harbor by group of teensBALTIMORE (WBFF) - A group of teens is accused of pushing a runner into the Inner Harbor Monday night.FOX45's Paul Gessler...

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Broadcom - Qualcomm merger thread. Discuss
by zzyzzx on 7 Nov 2017  Posted 2 months ago
I can't imagine that this would get regulatory approval due to anti-trust concerns, but who really knows.#tech #investing
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