WookieMan


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Belize - Anyone been/tips?
by WookieMan on 8 Jul 2019  29 comments, latest a month ago
Thinking of booking a trip to Belize. Anyone have any insight or tips if you've been? I'm more a beach guy(family) if that helps with suggestions. Not too interested with...

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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 3 months 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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RIP Chewbacca (hollywoodreporter.com)
by WookieMan on 2 May 2019  3 comments, latest 4 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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Cash Question
by WookieMan on 18 Apr 2019  106 comments, latest 4 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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Who Gets Amazon HQ2? (money.cnn.com)
by WookieMan on 26 Oct 2017  31 comments, latest 9 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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Why Pritzker's graduated income tax now looks a lot more likely (chicagobusiness.com)
by WookieMan on 7 Nov 2018  8 comments, latest 10 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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Patrick - When Do The Username Changes Stop?
by WookieMan on 17 Oct 2018  45 comments, latest 10 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 a year 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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Where Do You Golf? Traveling and Locally (aldeengolfclub.com)
by WookieMan on 24 Sep 2018  9 comments, latest a year 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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Emanuel Not Running (chicagobusiness.com)
by WookieMan on 4 Sep 2018  33 comments, latest a year 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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PatNet Stock Challenge
by WookieMan on 30 Aug 2018  22 comments, latest a year 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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Something Positive
by WookieMan on 28 Aug 2018  2 comments, latest a year 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Transgender Woman Breastfeeds Her Baby After Experimental Treatment (gizmodo.com)
by WookieMan on 16 Feb 2018  13 comments, latest 2 years 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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Apple's Excellence in Design Leads to Employees Smacking Into Glass Walls (gizmodo.com)
by WookieMan on 16 Feb 2018  Posted 2 years ago
#techisdangeroushttps://gizmod Now this is reporting. Verify the info you receive from anonymous employees. An Apple spokesperson declined to comment, but a representative for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in...

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Vote On Anonymous Users
by WookieMan on 13 Feb 2018  24 comments, latest 2 years 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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77 Northern California businesses raided by ICE (abc15.com)
by WookieMan on 2 Feb 2018  7 comments, latest 2 years 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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Anyone Get The Flu? Or Are We Becoming Pussies?
by WookieMan on 30 Jan 2018  36 comments, latest 2 years 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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Big Sky, MT - Summer Experience
by WookieMan on 25 Jan 2018  1 comment, latest 2 years 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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Weird Thread Missing Image Thing
by WookieMan on 29 Jan 2018  3 comments, latest 2 years ago
@Patrick - Not sure if it's something on my end, but the screen shots here have a weird placeholder looking thing, like an image didn't load. Shows up in Firefox...

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Bitcoin Graph (telegraph.co.uk)
by WookieMan on 11 Jan 2018  15 comments, latest 2 years 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 2 years ago
Another reason not to "invest" in crypto... Nobody's paying taxes on that either...https://gizmodo.com/r

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Teacher Gives A BJ - Top Notch Teacher (heavy.com)
by WookieMan on 21 Jan 2018  3 comments, latest 2 years 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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Why Drive In Snow If you Don't Know How To? (sportingnews.com)
by WookieMan on 17 Jan 2018  22 comments, latest 2 years 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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Lobster Lives Matter In Switzerland (gizmodo.com)
by WookieMan on 11 Jan 2018  4 comments, latest 2 years ago
#lobsterlivesmatterhttps://giz WTF is the difference if you knock them out or boil them alive?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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