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Forum: Brick and Mortar 12-01-2007, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By slickss
Re: Complaining about the rake and getting told on by dealers......

[x] You wanted a job
[x] You tried to impress your potential employer
[ ] You succeeded
Forum: Golf 12-01-2007, 07:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,343
Posted By slickss
Re: Greatest/Most Memorable Golf Moments Picture Thread

For us who are new to golf - could someone also post the stories behind the photos? I'd be interested to hear them.
Forum: Golf 11-30-2007, 08:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,343
Posted By slickss
Re: Greatest/Most Memorable Golf Moments Picture Thread

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I know that there is something wrong with me when this picture was the first that came to mind....but at least I did resist posting it!

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You and I are alike.
Forum: Politics 11-30-2007, 06:29 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 83
Posted By slickss
Re: Could We Have Won Vietnam?

Uhm, define winning? Winning as in killing more people than you lose? Winning as in carpet bombing the country until it looks like a desert?

In that case, yes, the US would've won. If that is...
Forum: Politics 11-29-2007, 04:43 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 47
Posted By slickss
Re: This is why I\'m for the death penalty.

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So in 2006 the US was responsible for 0-91% of executions and previous to that killed 0-58 minors who committed crimes. Am I reading these statistics correctly?

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Try...
Forum: Sporting Events 11-28-2007, 08:00 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 66
Posted By slickss
Re: **** OFFICIAL Champions League 2007-08 Thread!*****

Got back from the Rosenborg - Chelsea game not long ago. Such a depressing game - Drogba was as lethal as ever and Rosenborg were extremely sucky.

However, Schalke and Valencia tied. This means...
Forum: Politics 11-28-2007, 01:28 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 47
Posted By slickss
Re: This is why I\'m for the death penalty.

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Why is the United States the only modern, developed, democratic country with regular use of the death penalty?

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Good question. I was hoping someone would address that...
Forum: Politics 11-28-2007, 11:44 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 47
Posted By slickss
Re: This is why I\'m for the death penalty.

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The last paragraph that you quoted was a response to tame deuces that also opposes long prison sentences (In Norway the longest sentence you can get is 21 years, and in reality that...
Forum: Politics 11-28-2007, 11:38 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 47
Posted By slickss
Re: This is why I\'m for the death penalty.

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So prison when we are "beyond reasonable doubt", and death penalty when "there is no doubt what so ever". Videotape, DNA, confession and such sometimes makes the case 100% slam dunk, and...
Forum: Politics 11-28-2007, 11:17 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 47
Posted By slickss
Re: This is why I\'m for the death penalty.

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Then why are we concerned about innocent people being executed?

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First of all, there is something known as "beyond reasonable doubt". If you require video footage to ever...
Forum: Politics 11-28-2007, 11:09 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 47
Posted By slickss
Re: This is why I\'m for the death penalty.

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Im in favor of the death penalty (for some crimes) when the guilt is proven without any doubt. DNA, videotape, number of reliable witnesses, accurate confession and such is in place.

I...
Forum: Politics 11-28-2007, 11:01 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 47
Posted By slickss
Re: This is why I\'m for the death penalty.

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I dont think it invites disaster either, as the US has had the death penalty for 3 decades now, and only about 1000 have been executed, and I dont think anyone has found it likely that...
Forum: Politics 11-28-2007, 10:34 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 47
Posted By slickss
Re: This is why I\'m for the death penalty.

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Let me first ask you, is your opposition to the death penalty based on moral (it is wrong to kill anyone, even the worst murderers out there), or is it based on practibility (we risk...
Forum: Politics 11-28-2007, 10:22 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 47
Posted By slickss
Re: This is why I\'m for the death penalty.

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When someone I think have fulfilled everything required for him being executed I dont want or need a reversable solution. Those criminals that I feel are deserving of this penalty I think...
Forum: Politics 11-28-2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 47
Posted By slickss
Re: This is why I\'m for the death penalty.

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This is no different than saying "listen children, its wrong to rob people from their freedom so sometimes when people do it we rob them from their freedom".

Whatever reasoning you...
Forum: Politics 11-28-2007, 09:54 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 47
Posted By slickss
Re: This is why I\'m for the death penalty.

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And until someone comes up with a time machine Im pretty sure serving time in prison is also irreversable.

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Obviously an inmate found innocent will never be able to get his...
Forum: Sporting Events 11-28-2007, 09:36 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 66
Posted By slickss
Re: **** OFFICIAL Champions League 2007-08 Thread!*****

How about I hold up a bundle of cash and you cheer for that, instead of cheering for Chelsea? /images/graemlins/wink.gif
Forum: Politics 11-28-2007, 09:32 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 47
Posted By slickss
Re: This is why I\'m for the death penalty.

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Yeah, just as it is hard to explain to kids that kidnapping is wrong, as "kidnappers who take the freedom away from other people will have their own freedom taken away from them by us/the...
Forum: Politics 11-28-2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 47
Posted By slickss
Re: This is why I\'m for the death penalty.

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Well, it's partly retribution, and part effeciency. If he gets sentance to the death penalty I don't see much reason to drag out his execution. It costs money that we shouldn't have to pay...
Forum: Sporting Events 11-28-2007, 08:55 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 66
Posted By slickss
Re: **** OFFICIAL Champions League 2007-08 Thread!*****

In any case, I don't ever think it's wrong if the success of one team prohibits the success of others. Professional football is an extremely competitive game. The best team wins and gets the most...
Forum: Politics 11-28-2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 47
Posted By slickss
Re: This is why I\'m for the death penalty.

IMO, comments such as "he did such a horrible thing, he should die" - often referring to the murder and molestation of children - are based on hatred. I too get disgusted when I hear some of the...
Forum: Sporting Events 11-28-2007, 07:44 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 66
Posted By slickss
Re: **** OFFICIAL Champions League 2007-08 Thread!*****

I think your logic is wrong. IMO, the success of any Norwegian team in Champions League / UEFA Cup will benefit other domestic teams. I always hope other Norwegian teams will do well internationally....
Forum: Politics 11-28-2007, 07:39 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 47
Posted By slickss
Re: This is why I\'m for the death penalty.

I opt to keep the Christian God out of this debate.
Forum: Sporting Events 11-28-2007, 07:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 56
Posted By slickss
Re: Official World Cup 2010 Qualifying Thread

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I think I've made a marginally +EV bet, but it's definitely close!

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Hmm, well you did bet on a seed 2 team against a seed 3 team. If you're getting 2:1 it should be a good...
Forum: Sporting Events 11-28-2007, 07:22 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 66
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