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by smoothoperator
Mon Dec 10, 2012 8:35 pm
Forum: Closed Items
Topic: *** SOLD **** Mossberg 464 30-30 rifle (Houston/Galveston)
Replies: 3
Views: 894

Re: WTS Mossberg 464 30-30 rifle (Houston/Galveston)

That's a nice price and I wish I was closer. Good luck on the sale.
by smoothoperator
Mon Dec 10, 2012 8:31 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: 1
Replies: 4335
Views: 116657

Re: 1

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by smoothoperator
Mon Dec 10, 2012 8:04 pm
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: Making an Offer on a Gun?
Replies: 33
Views: 1484

Re: Making an Offer on a Gun?

TexasCajun wrote:One other thing. If you've set out to haggle on a price, be ready to buy on the spot if the price is right. Nothing will kill a deal quicker than "I'll be right back". And it may make it harder for the next guy to work out something.
Cash in hand is a powerful persuader.
by smoothoperator
Mon Dec 10, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Darned Speed Bumps
Replies: 17
Views: 864

Re: Darned Speed Bumps

that was a combo of speed bump and a front brake panic grab :iagree: I ran it back several times to watch ... this exactly. Maybe he should have pushed down on floorboards, got his rear end off the seat some and used his legs as shocks. Similar to going over high rail road tracks etc. As others hav...
by smoothoperator
Mon Dec 10, 2012 7:56 pm
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: A Lost Civilization
Replies: 48
Views: 2085

Re: A Lost Civilization

57Coastie wrote:
G26ster wrote: Yeah, she sounds just like James Carville in 2004, when he told the Democrats to quit whining and fix what's broken. Funny how that works.
There may be a difference. We listened to Carville, and fixed it.

Jim
Carville was smarter, funnier, and prettier than this author.
by smoothoperator
Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:57 pm
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: Fiscal Cliff: Write your Reps
Replies: 30
Views: 1271

Re: Fiscal Cliff: Write your Reps

Salty1 wrote:Why would anybody trust a man who says to give him what he wants and he will discuss potential cuts later?
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by smoothoperator
Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:51 pm
Forum: The "Waiting Room"
Topic: PLASTIC IN HAND FINALLY!!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 859

Re: Status so far

Waiter, I'd like the enchilada combo plate.

Just kidding. Welcome to the forum and I hope you have a short wait.
by smoothoperator
Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:38 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Please Say You Aren't A Fan of Karaoke
Replies: 33
Views: 1077

Re: Please Say You Aren't A Fan of Karaoke

I think some people are confusing "karaoke bar" with "Carnegie Hall" :lol:
by smoothoperator
Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:33 pm
Forum: The "Waiting Room"
Topic: Anyone familiar with being a new resident?
Replies: 3
Views: 377

Re: Anyone familiar with being a new resident?

If a new applicant has worked and lived in Texas for the past five years, DPS only has to check Texas paper records, in addition to the computer check. If a new applicant lived outside Texas in the 5 year misdemeanor window, DPS checks the records in those places too. At least they used to, but I do...
by smoothoperator
Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:26 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: New Tin-Foil Category?
Replies: 15
Views: 770

Re: New Tin-Foil Category?

RoyGBiv wrote:Speaking of Mayans... Is anyone planning a December 22nd "Survival" party?
Sink oh da Mayans!
by smoothoperator
Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:25 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: New Tin-Foil Category?
Replies: 15
Views: 770

Re: New Tin-Foil Category?

At least the Mayans went a dozen years more than the programmers who caused Y2K. :anamatedbanana
by smoothoperator
Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:21 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Auto Insurance ....
Replies: 19
Views: 800

Re: Auto Insurance ....

If the insurance company says the policy doesn't cover her, I would talk with the local DA (an elected official) and ask him to prosecute her for not having financial responsibility. I would talk to my lawyer about suing the driver and requesting summary judgement because she was driving without ins...
by smoothoperator
Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:17 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: student shoots himself after arrest
Replies: 14
Views: 850

Re: student shoots himself after arrest

Whose gun was it?
by smoothoperator
Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:06 pm
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: Fiscal Cliff: Write your Reps
Replies: 30
Views: 1271

Re: Fiscal Cliff: Write your Reps

I'm not worried about the fiscal cliff. For one thing, I already cashed out my retirement plans and invested in things that I think will hold value. For another, sometimes you need something to get the mule's attention. :cup:

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