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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-10-11 10:05 PM
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14. "Most people I hear say that say it because they think it is expected."
And you know this because you have super-magic-mind-reading powers? Or do people tell you this? Gosh us DUers have the most fascinatingly open conversations in real life.
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  -Don't forget to thank a vet for his or her service tommorow. Swede  Nov-10-11 09:12 PM   #0 
  - Actually, being married to one  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-10-11 09:14 PM   #1 
  - My dad servced,my brother,lots of uncles and cousins.  Swede   Nov-10-11 09:16 PM   #3 
  - There are more ways to care  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-10-11 09:17 PM   #6 
  - This is what I have heard as well. I tried it once, got a blank stare & felt like an idiot.  DirkGently   Nov-10-11 10:02 PM   #12 
  - I know tomorrow when I go down to my occupy  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-10-11 10:09 PM   #15 
  - You are married to one. Just one.  MineralMan   Nov-11-11 11:52 AM   #69 
  - +1 There are times when I wish I could rec a post in the middle of a thread. This is  Obamanaut   Nov-11-11 12:20 PM   #71 
     - Thanks. I just get tired of people telling me what veterans want -  MineralMan   Nov-11-11 12:36 PM   #72 
  - Actually, being one, I don't mind at all. And I know many retiree and non-retliree  Obamanaut   Nov-11-11 12:10 PM   #70 
  - Or Hers. n/t  cherokeeprogressive   Nov-10-11 09:16 PM   #2 
  - Thanks for that,my bad.  Swede   Nov-10-11 09:16 PM   #4 
  - Exactly! Or hers! nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Nov-10-11 10:11 PM   #18 
  - I like it. So does my husband. Nt  DevonRex   Nov-10-11 09:16 PM   #5 
  - It strikes me now as trite.  earthside   Nov-10-11 09:30 PM   #7 
  - Not to the vets ears.  Swede   Nov-10-11 09:33 PM   #8 
  - I'm with you, I'll be celebrating Independence day instead  izquierdista   Nov-10-11 10:03 PM   #13 
  - "Most people I hear say that say it because they think it is expected."  ScreamingMeemie   Nov-10-11 10:05 PM   #14 
  - You can tell by the way they say it.  earthside   Nov-10-11 10:49 PM   #23 
     - Truly, I think some of us are too judgemental.  ScreamingMeemie   Nov-10-11 10:53 PM   #26 
  - "why am I thanking a file clerk in the Navy for their service..." What bullshit.  cherokeeprogressive   Nov-10-11 10:54 PM   #27 
  - My dad was a signalman in WW II. His truck was strafed  Swede   Nov-10-11 11:44 PM   #40 
  - Exactly.  cherokeeprogressive   Nov-11-11 12:08 AM   #41 
  - Because you promised to do something not many of us could bring  ScreamingMeemie   Nov-11-11 12:11 AM   #42 
  - Killed at the Pentagon 9/11  era veteran   Nov-11-11 05:47 AM   #68 
  - One might be surprised at the life threatening situations veterans may have  Obamanaut   Nov-11-11 02:39 PM   #73 
  - No, I'd Rather Have the Free Car  SoDesuKa   Nov-10-11 09:46 PM   #9 
  - LOL!  beam me up scottie   Nov-10-11 09:49 PM   #10 
  - BRAVO!!!!!  cliffordu   Nov-11-11 01:03 AM   #55 
  - I thank them whenever I see one.  beam me up scottie   Nov-10-11 09:51 PM   #11 
  - I agree. I love vets. Let's remember that regardless of what we feel about war issues...  Sarah Ibarruri   Nov-10-11 10:10 PM   #16 
  - FREE dinners at Applebees -  cliffordu   Nov-10-11 10:11 PM   #17 
  - I Slept With 40 Guys At a Time  SoDesuKa   Nov-10-11 10:40 PM   #20 
     - Well.....  cliffordu   Nov-10-11 10:48 PM   #22 
  - Hell no. I won't.  Luminous Animal   Nov-10-11 10:30 PM   #19 
  - Well said, thogh I wouldn't include the firefighters  HERVEPA   Nov-10-11 10:41 PM   #21 
  - Bet you are a hoot at parties...  Cid_B   Nov-10-11 10:50 PM   #24 
  - I've been to cop parties and the cops are some of the most racist misogynist  Luminous Animal   Nov-10-11 11:09 PM   #31 
     - We've been to a couple of cop parties too...and, while we didn't see  ScreamingMeemie   Nov-10-11 11:15 PM   #36 
     - And these parties were where?  Behind the Aegis   Nov-11-11 12:51 AM   #46 
        - New Baltimore, MI!  ScreamingMeemie   Nov-11-11 12:54 AM   #47 
           - Well, the hell to that! Too damn cold! Shrinkage and all.  Behind the Aegis   Nov-11-11 12:55 AM   #50 
              - That is excellent!  ScreamingMeemie   Nov-11-11 12:57 AM   #51 
                 - Still in OK.  Behind the Aegis   Nov-11-11 01:03 AM   #56 
                    - You're going to come visit MrsGrumpy!  ScreamingMeemie   Nov-11-11 01:09 AM   #59 
                       - LOL! That could be fun.  Behind the Aegis   Nov-11-11 01:11 AM   #61 
                          - Yes you do! My Jessie's getting up there in years and I worry about her.  ScreamingMeemie   Nov-11-11 01:11 AM   #62 
     - I think I saw your video...  Cid_B   Nov-11-11 04:05 AM   #66 
  - You have it soooooo wrong, I can't even  cliffordu   Nov-10-11 10:50 PM   #25 
  - He wouldn't have BEEN in basic training with you.  Bonobo   Nov-10-11 11:07 PM   #30 
  - Luminous Animal is female  Ter   Nov-10-11 11:13 PM   #35 
  - Yeah. But I could beat Clifford with half my brain tied behind my back.  Luminous Animal   Nov-10-11 11:18 PM   #38 
     - Well, I hope it doesn't come down to that  Ter   Nov-10-11 11:33 PM   #39 
     - And yet you fail on SOOO many levels.  cliffordu   Nov-11-11 12:45 AM   #43 
  - ANYONE could bury me in a fight.  cliffordu   Nov-11-11 12:49 AM   #45 
  - And what would you do to me in basic training? Spell it out.  Luminous Animal   Nov-10-11 11:11 PM   #32 
     - Watch the other people in basic run you ragged.  cliffordu   Nov-11-11 12:47 AM   #44 
        - I'm sure that you'd give you enormous satisfaction to see 54 year old woman run ragged.  Luminous Animal   Nov-11-11 12:54 AM   #49 
           - Now the victim card comes out.  cliffordu   Nov-11-11 01:00 AM   #53 
              - Only facts dude. You wanted to run me ragged. I'm just giving the reality  Luminous Animal   Nov-11-11 01:06 AM   #57 
                 - No. My question NOW is why would you take a crap on people  cliffordu   Nov-11-11 01:10 AM   #60 
                    - She may be physically sick,  bvar22   Nov-11-11 06:15 PM   #74 
  - "Universal Soldier"  earthside   Nov-10-11 11:01 PM   #28 
  - Thank you for that.  Luminous Animal   Nov-10-11 11:16 PM   #37 
  - "Those being humans dedicated to keeping other humans adequately sustained with clothing, housing,"  The Straight Story   Nov-11-11 12:58 AM   #52 
  - Amen  mwrguy   Nov-11-11 01:07 AM   #58 
  - Visit your local veterans home, if you are able to.  Major Hogwash   Nov-10-11 11:06 PM   #29 
  - Actually, I am uncomfortable with it  itsrobert   Nov-10-11 11:11 PM   #33 
  - ...and their families and their communities. n/t  Cerridwen   Nov-10-11 11:13 PM   #34 
  - +1  Behind the Aegis   Nov-11-11 12:54 AM   #48 
  - Just as you should thank  canetoad   Nov-11-11 01:02 AM   #54 
  - Lest we forget...many of our veterans were not veterans by choice.  ScreamingMeemie   Nov-11-11 01:25 AM   #63 
     - Yep. What you said.  cliffordu   Nov-11-11 01:43 AM   #64 
  - I'd Rather Have the Ten Bucks  SoDesuKa   Nov-11-11 01:58 AM   #65 
  - Nope. I don't like the military fetish our country has.  TransitJohn   Nov-11-11 04:10 AM   #67 
 

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