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posted on Nov 20, 2014, 116 replies
Rant
Most of the "Epic" threads on ATS were written by people that are now Mods. Now, I realize it makes sense to get the brightest Members as Mods. I just miss reading threads authored by these people. Why when people become Mods do they stop making threads ? Wrabbit is a perfect example...Becomes...
posted on Nov 20, 2014, 66 replies
General Chit Chat
As the Op states I am an alcoholic, I have been for many years. I have given all the reasons under the sun to explain this. Stress, pressure of work/life ect. I just thought I would say this here before I take the plunge and say it out loud in the real world. I am not looking for sympathy...
posted on Nov 20, 2014, 54 replies
General Chit Chat
I'm a nicotine addict...and without nicotine, I'm a dick. I haven't smoked in a year...and now I am again this last month. I have quit smoking for quite lengthy periods. 9 years for one period and recently a bit over a year. I recently fell off the wagon again and am fighting the addiction. I took...
5 days...
posted on Nov 19, 2014, 103 replies
Dreams & Predictions
I thought I would have some fun here As A Pagan this was my favorite conversation that pissed off a lot of people card reading being a con I have not shared the rest of the story However one of the elders watched me work it with the cards She sat back and made some one else go get the playing...
posted on Nov 18, 2014, 102 replies
Religion, Faith, And Theology
Just saw this video and thought you guys might be interested. What do you guys think about this? More specifically, why do you think leading Atheists are so hateful towards something they think doesn't even exist? They are explicitly referring to God and Jesus Christ. Not to the religion of Christianity....
posted on Nov 19, 2014, 56 replies
Rant
ive been stewing about this for a couple days now.... it really chaps my ass when people have dogs, especially large dogs and they dont train them not to jump on people and they just let them spaz out all the time.. my dog does not do that...when we first got him and people would come...
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posted on Nov 16, 2014, 182 replies
Religion, Faith, And Theology
Christians are being persecuted worldwide!, Burning, Beheading and Crucifixion. Many people already know this but yet many people do not. These are not just a set of isolated coincidences. This is a real phenomenon which is receiving absolutely...
posted on Nov 17, 2014, 101 replies
General Chit Chat
6. We're a lot bigger than you, in land mass, but our population is considerably less. The populations of Los Angeles and New York City would be around 30 million people. The entire nation of Canada has around 32 million people. Due to the fact that most of our country is in the northern latitudes,...
posted on Nov 16, 2014, 64 replies
People
Looks like they're going after one of America's most cherished heroes. Bill Cosby is being feverishly slandered and exposed. Lot's of accusations coming forward all of a sudden. Hmmm. " He’s gone from America’s dad — to national disgrace. The public implosion of Bill Cosby...
posted on Nov 18, 2014, 56 replies
Rant
I don't need to cite any sources other than your own source of common sense. We are experiencing, in North America, a cold snap that defies the explanations of the "climate change" crowd that continually plagues our forums.
It would be better if you all just admitted that you are scientific idiots and have no idea about the...
posted on Nov 18, 2014, 55 replies
Members
Many members are really uptight in that they are ruthless when dealing with others. Some are very rude and agitated. Whether it be in general discussions, pointing out an error on behalf of another member, or calling them out for wrongdoings (when oftentimes it doesn't...
posted on Nov 19, 2014, 45 replies
General Chit Chat
Short, fun, meaningless quiz to have some light weight fun with. For those who enjoy these kinds of things .. have fun. "You got: Mature Soul A mature soul like yours has figured out a lot about this world. You know how to take care of yourself and where to look for help. But you're still in the middle of...
posted on Nov 21, 2014, 37 replies
Rant
So I am in Mexico waiting on some immigration paperwork for my wife. Its been a pain in the ass but I am trying to do the right thing and go through the proper channels. I am watching TV this morning and the news comes on talking about Obama's latest little jerk me around with immigration. You guys should have heard the talking heads here. The praise...
posted on Nov 17, 2014, 36 replies
General Chit Chat
Fun little 10 question quiz. No one get uptight .. it's just for fun. I got - 70% You Would Be The Commander In Chief "Not bad! You came in, saw some problems, and solved them. You managed to avoid any major disasters, and everyone feels pretty good about you. You'll be remembered in the history books...
30 days...
posted on Nov 11, 2014, 252 replies
Rant
This had been pissing me off for a while now. I'm really tired of being told that our troops are fighting for our rights, that they are fighting to bring Democracy to other nations, that they are fighting to keep us safe when nothing could be further from the...
posted on Oct 27, 2014, 247 replies
Religion, Faith, And Theology
So the OP won't be long, but I will try and be very active in my respones. I am a Christian and my doctrine is laid out in the Word. So in order to make it fair anyone who joins in the conversation please give a brief summary of what your honest beliefs. Describe the main reasons you do not believe in the Biblical...
posted on Nov 12, 2014, 205 replies
Religion, Faith, And Theology
Scientists have discovered that you will believe anything if someone says scientists have discovered it.
posted on Oct 30, 2014, 198 replies
Rant
Yup, I said it. I can be proud of my race right? I'm also going to say I'm proud to be male. Am I ruffling any feathers yet? How about I am most proud of being straight? I said it, I mean it. I assume there will be non whites, females and homosexuals reading this....can I still say these things? It is...
posted on Nov 15, 2014, 194 replies
Religion, Faith, And Theology
This video might be a bit touchy feely for some of you. Before you watch I would like to familiarize you with a psychological term coined decades ago. Cognitive Dissonance: In psychology, cognitive dissonance is the mental stress or discomfort experienced by an individual who holds two or more contradictory...
posted on Nov 5, 2014, 154 replies
Rant
What a difference a day makes, eh? Yesterday, like every day of the previous (nearly) six years, Liberals in this country contented themselves in the fact that they controlled the destiny of the United States. Today, they...
posted on Nov 2, 2014, 140 replies
Movies
So I am in need. I need someone to recommend me a good science fiction movie. I think I have seen EVERY science fiction movie ever made for the most part. Well, not exactly but I would say I have a good chunk of whats available already under...
posted on Oct 24, 2014, 139 replies
Religion, Faith, And Theology
I hear many people question the Bible and the timing of its construction. I have heard some people claim that all of it is a product of the Council of Nicea. This thread shouldn't be terribly long,but hopefully it shows some of you that the Bible...
posted on Nov 13, 2014, 137 replies
General Chit Chat
Apparently a couple of women got "fed up" with McDonalds because they got there too late to order breakfast. The ladies then proceeded to wreak the place. Looks like a scheduling conflict to me !!! ...
posted on Oct 28, 2014, 130 replies
General Chit Chat
Hello all . Was just booted out of the chatroom and have tried to reconnect on multiple systems which is resulting in the server timing out . I am not sure if its just from my end or if this is a universal...
posted on Oct 31, 2014, 130 replies
General Chit Chat
Mine is a bit rubbish but maybe others will be a bit better. I could only say this to the shark police. Nice fins cop.
posted on Nov 10, 2014, 130 replies
General Chit Chat
I'm a Objectivist Anarchist Total-Isolationist Ultranationalist Liberal. Well, at least according to this 30 question political quiz I am. My readout - Collectivism score:...
posted on Oct 29, 2014, 116 replies
Music
Hi Folks... I am currently sitting in a hotel room on one of my many visits throughout Europe with a MEGA crap WiFi connection and hoping that you all get this thread? I was bored and decided to go through my crappiest 80s song list and came up...
posted on Nov 2, 2014, 114 replies
General Chit Chat
"Hollaback!, a harassment awareness group, released a short film of a woman walking solo throughout New York City and being cat called over 100 times in a day. Photo: Rob Bliss Creative" Yea, I get it. Sure I know how annoying it...
posted on Oct 27, 2014, 107 replies
Religion, Faith, And Theology
As a Christian (so I claim) I see what appears to be a huge misunderstanding about who Jehovah/YHWH is in relation to the Messiah Jesus. Yes Jehovah was God, is God. Jehovah gave mankind the laws, not only did He give us the laws, He carried out the punishments against those who transgressed, broke the...
posted on Nov 9, 2014, 106 replies
Religion, Faith, And Theology
I don't exactly know where to put this, since there are two forums it belongs in, for two different reasons. But I am making this an addition to the religious forums since it is a religion debate in and of itself. Last night,...
posted on Oct 28, 2014, 103 replies
Rant
Lets make this short and sweet. You were young, didn't have much money and bought into romance of having a "secret career" Feeling little like 007,...
posted on Nov 5, 2014, 90 replies
Rant
The early part of this morning was spent finishing up a home improvement project. At some point in the past my nephew had kicked in his mother's kitchen / carport door and both the door and the frame needing replacing. She had been living, for how long I don't know, with her main means of entry nailed shut. So...
posted on Nov 3, 2014, 88 replies
Rant
I didn't really want this to be a rant, but it ended up as one. I have noticed a disturbing new attitude from many members lately that used to be the purview of religious extremists. It is what I will refer to as the 'convert or die' mentality....
posted on Nov 8, 2014, 87 replies
Religion, Faith, And Theology
Now that the stores look like a Christmas wonderland, it is time to rehash an old theme. Abolishing Christmas as a religious holiday and Christians ending the celebrating of Christ's birth on a pagan holiday. We all know by now that many...