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  Topic: The Public Education System & 'No Child Left Behind'
wayfriend

Replies: 248
Views: 21794

PostForum: Hile Troy's Think-Tank   Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2009 6:21 pm   Subject: The Public Education System & 'No Child Left Behind'
Wayfriend,
I didnt say that some people shouldnt get an education. Im saying that some people dont have the ability or desire to get a Highschool Diploma.
I have no objection to that. Not everyone c ...
  Topic: The Public Education System & 'No Child Left Behind'
wayfriend

Replies: 248
Views: 21794

PostForum: Hile Troy's Think-Tank   Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2009 4:03 pm   Subject: The Public Education System & 'No Child Left Behind'
Why were they unaffordable? Because they were sold homes they couldn't afford, that they should not have had in the first place. If one is making $7.50 an hour, one should not be trying to pay for a ...
  Topic: The Public Education System & 'No Child Left Behind'
wayfriend

Replies: 248
Views: 21794

PostForum: Hile Troy's Think-Tank   Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2009 3:29 pm   Subject: The Public Education System & 'No Child Left Behind'
Who suggested that some kids shouldn't get an education?
I asked Soulbiter if his statement "the erroneous idea that everyone should graduate highschool regardless of ability or/or desire to gra ...
  Topic: The Public Education System & 'No Child Left Behind'
wayfriend

Replies: 248
Views: 21794

PostForum: Hile Troy's Think-Tank   Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2009 3:05 pm   Subject: The Public Education System & 'No Child Left Behind'
Amazing the similarity between that and the 'mortgage crisis'. It started with this erroneous idea that 'everyone' should own a home regardless of their financial position (or lack of).
"Amazin ...
  Topic: Win Wayfriend's Money
wayfriend

Replies: 2047
Views: 173938

PostForum: General Discussion Forum   Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 10:52 pm   Subject: Win Wayfriend's Money
Well, I have another 500, so here goes.

This Week's Contest

Today I came across the results of a contest called "LOTR Movie Poster Mash-Ups"http://www.empireonline.com/images/feature ...
  Topic: LFB - Reflections and Prognostication
wayfriend

Replies: 20
Views: 4180

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 6:22 pm   Subject: LFB - Reflections and Prognostication
Yeah, but if you're writing an answer to be read by a guy who told you he only read as far as LFB, you can give him spoilers, despite the fact that it's within the general forum rules (which presume e ...
  Topic: Win Wayfriend's Money
wayfriend

Replies: 2047
Views: 173938

PostForum: General Discussion Forum   Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 5:49 pm   Subject: Win Wayfriend's Money
Host's Note - It is all just a game, but that being said, it is also hard to be a good judge. There are so many things that go into "making the call" that it's impossible to please everyone. ...
  Topic: LFB - Reflections and Prognostication
wayfriend

Replies: 20
Views: 4180

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 5:40 pm   Subject: LFB - Reflections and Prognostication
If talking about redemption is spoiling, then to say Covenant "gets better" is also spoiling.
IMHO, "Covenant gets better" IS spoiling.
  Topic: Win Wayfriend's Money
wayfriend

Replies: 2047
Views: 173938

PostForum: General Discussion Forum   Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 4:11 pm   Subject: Win Wayfriend's Money
(Then again, it's sort of like the US Mint winning a scratch ticket prize.)
  Topic: John Adams
wayfriend

Replies: 10
Views: 2718

PostForum: TV Shows   Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 4:05 pm   Subject: John Adams
And don't forget that Laura Linden ... I mean, Linden Linney ... er, Laura Linney (yeah) won, too!

http://img2.timeinc.net/people/i/2008/specials/redcarpet/oscarnoms/laura_linney.jpg
  Topic: Global Climate Change
wayfriend

Replies: 2131
Views: 84188

PostForum: Hile Troy's Think-Tank   Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 3:42 pm   Subject: Global Climate Change
Has anyone yet pointed out that the two seemingly contradictory articles/evidence posted earlier in this thread aren't contradictory at all?

We have one article which says that the amount of ice is ...
  Topic: Win Wayfriend's Money
wayfriend

Replies: 2047
Views: 173938

PostForum: General Discussion Forum   Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 2:21 pm   Subject: Win Wayfriend's Money
And the winner is ...
kevinswatch.

It was a tough call, and the audience liked all the entries. But in the end I thought Jay's entry had some funny lines, and had lots of imagination too.
:clap ...
  Topic: DIABLO 3!
wayfriend

Replies: 38
Views: 10298

PostForum: PC & Console Games   Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 2:05 pm   Subject: DIABLO 3!
True, a blind monkey can beat the game on the initial difficulty setting
Can I speak to this blind monkey? I need some hints. Like how to defeat Diablo when you're a barbarian who never finds any gem ...
  Topic:  
wayfriend

Replies: 90
Views: 6231

PostForum: General Discussion Forum   Posted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 10:53 pm   Subject:  
If you can read this secret message, then you have the intelligence, the pluckiness, the courage, and the inaneness to play 'Win Wayfriend's Money'.
  Topic: Win Wayfriend's Money
wayfriend

Replies: 2047
Views: 173938

PostForum: General Discussion Forum   Posted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 10:44 pm   Subject: Win Wayfriend's Money
It's good to see some new contestants.
  Topic: CHRONS OPTIONED - WRITER HIRED
wayfriend

Replies: 31
Views: 7947

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 8:26 pm   Subject: CHRONS OPTIONED - WRITER HIRED
Producers are poking around for the next LOTR and so it looks like they're coming close, but when Narnia is lackluster and the one after that is a flop, and meanwhile something else becomes the next h ...
  Topic: Fringe
wayfriend

Replies: 90
Views: 16377

PostForum: TV Shows   Posted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 8:05 pm   Subject: Fringe
You know what I don't like about this show? It's FAKE!

No really. The towns that appear in this show - Acton MA, Westford MA, etc. - well, I live near these towns, know almost every road in these t ...
  Topic: Movie News Discussion
wayfriend

Replies: 36
Views: 18389

PostForum: The First and Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant   Posted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 6:33 pm   Subject: Movie News Discussion
An interesting article about the Hobbit, and particularly about how the fantasy movie genre since LOTR has't been as successful as everyone believed it surely would be.

http://www.independent.co.uk ...
  Topic: Watchmen movie?!?!?
wayfriend

Replies: 86
Views: 12886

PostForum: Comics and Cartoons   Posted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 6:29 pm   Subject: Watchmen movie?!?!?
An open letter from the producers of the Watchmen.

http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/2008-12-6-motion-captured/posts/2009-1-8-an-open-letter-from-watchmen-producers
  Topic: Jeremiah's tower/castle? construct
wayfriend

Replies: 15
Views: 3323

PostForum: Fatal Revenant   Posted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 6:13 pm   Subject: Jeremiah's tower/castle? construct
I'm sure it has elements of truth in it, though. Very rarely does anyone in TC world tell an out-and-out lie when a "half-truth" would do a better job.
As I posted that, I was thinking alon ...
 
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