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[ - ] Who, dead or alive, epitomizes the look 'tall, dark, and handsome' - from any era? 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Cary Grant [ Reply | More ]
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Colin Firth [ Reply | More ]
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I thought Clark Gable was the standard [ Reply | More ]
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Tom welling [ Reply | More ]
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dean martin? [ Reply | More ]
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Pierce Brosnan [ Reply | More ]
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Ashton Kutcher, Jamie Dornan [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Idris is single, ladies! 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Is he dating Liam Neeson? [ Reply | More ]
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Now that would be an awesome match! [ Reply | More ]
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Np. Srsly! [ Reply | More ]
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too bad I am married. love love love him [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Do we have update from the mom whose DD was the only one left out from the birthday party invitation? 1 Reply [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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This has been asked several times... are you the evil mom who left her out? [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] How many times a day does your dog poop? 1 Reply [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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[ - ] Thoughts on Santa Clara University? 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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lol [ Reply | More ]
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Mediocre. [ Reply | More ]
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Op- dd got a full scholarship... [ Reply | More ]
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I know someone whose kid goes there, and I guess it's okay if you've got a scholarship, but it wouldn't be my top choice. The kid was a very average student. [ Reply | More ]
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Isn't that a Jesuit school or something? Probably a solid education but people here are looking for prestige, and Catholic schools get the short end of the stick here. [ Reply | More ]
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Has good reputation in California. I hear a lovely campus, nice students. [ Reply | More ]
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Isn't that a state of CA university? [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] started drinking. now I am a good mom. 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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It IS really important to stay hydrated. [ Reply | More ]
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lol [ Reply | More ]
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I'm right on your tail. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Has anyone lived in a Glenwood apartment on the UES? Thoughts? We are considering moving into one as our current rent is crazy and they seem to have lovely buildings at decent prices. What are thoughts on Glenwood? 5 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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you get a lot for your money. I like them but many here would flame [ Reply | More ]
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OP: flame because they are consider low brow? [ Reply | More ]
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considered [ Reply | More ]
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perhaps but who cares! some are in great locations! enjoy. [ Reply | More ]
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for the most part i believe they are well-run. very corporate though - rules are in place and followed as to leases and everything. not the place w flexibility say on breaking a lease or income or the place that's going to negotiate rent - esp in comparison to smaller landlords. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Best bakery w/ gluten free stuff that ships? Want to send dd some goodies for valentines day. 1 Reply [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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there used to be a great bakery on 1st ave - Pip's - but it closed last year :( [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] I'm pork chop mom and no I do not want that to be my UB name. I have to start cooking in a half hour. 1. What do you bread you pork chops with? 2. Do you cook in butter or olive oil? 3. How long on each side? 4. Do you put them in oven at all, like at the end? Thanks. 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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lol [ Reply | More ]
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I'm not brining and I don't know what a pressure cooker is, besides a TT NYC school, cooking them on stove top. [ Reply | More ]
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a little flour, corn starch, cayenne pepper, salt, pepper... cooked in butter. or use this guide: http://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-cook-perfect-pork-chops-in-the-oven-cooking-lessons-from-the-kitchn-194257 [ Reply | More ]
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Thank you! I don't have cornstarch is that ok? How are eggs and breadcrumbs instead? [ Reply | More ]
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Not brining. [ Reply | More ]
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What is the weight of each pork chop, generally? [ Reply | More ]
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No idea. Standard PC with bone in. Nice size. [ Reply | More ]
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omg funny. put a bit of oil in a pan, salt & pepper on the meat. when the oil is hot thow in the pork chop and cook until brown on one side, flip it and cook the other side until brown, cut one a little to see, if it is a little pink its done. If they are thicker than a 1/2 inch put a cover on the pan while cooking. serve with mustard. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Lapsed Catholic thinking of getting ashes. Anyone on get them today? Or will admit to it? 13 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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I did [ Reply | More ]
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What church? I work near St. Pat's but feel like it'll be a mob scene [ Reply | More ]
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Potestant we don't do ashes. [ Reply | More ]
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Jewish and we don't either, but I think it's nice when people practice traditions. [ Reply | More ]
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I did. So did my parochial school kids! Why wouldn't I admit it? [ Reply | More ]
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UB is so anti-religion [ Reply | More ]
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Well, they're allowed to feel the way they feel, but it wouldn't stop me from admitting that I'm religious myself :) [ Reply | More ]
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I don't find this to be true. [ Reply | More ]
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You're right, it's not 100% true. UB is anti-CHRISTIAN, and particularly anti-Catholic [ Reply | More ]
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I don't think that is true it is just not talked about. No drama there and no decisions to be made, we know what we are. [ Reply | More ]
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It may look chaotic at St. Pat's, but it's efficient. The line moves quick. Before getting my ashes today, the priest said, "remember that you are dust and to dust you shall return." I love that line. [ Reply | More ]
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What is the point of "getting ashes"? In indication of your faith? [ Reply | More ]
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To humble us. To remember that we were ashes and unto ashes we shall return. They're the ashes from the palms laid before Jesus's entrance into Jerusalem. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] One of my girlfriend's husband owns a few well-known restaurants in NYC. They're pretty damn rich and I'm sure he works really hard since he manages so much. But, they are ALWAYS on vacation. He spends a month of the summer in the hamptons (granted, they have a restaurant out there too but still), always jetting off the Europe, seems like he's never really working. I don't get it. 21 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Sounds like he is working to me. [ Reply | More ]
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He's the owner, not the guy handling day-to-day management. He's free to come and go. [ Reply | More ]
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he owns them; he hires managers. [ Reply | More ]
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+1, he oversees. [ Reply | More ]
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Some people are brilliant and can handle a lot of things on the road. If he already built his "empire" and he's an effective manager, he doesn't need to be on-site all the time. [ Reply | More ]
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That's kind of the point of being the owner...his restaurants are obviously doing well enough that he has hired great managers and can just coast. [ Reply | More ]
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Very few restaurant empires last [ Reply | More ]
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You're a fun one, aren't you? [ Reply | More ]
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a couple will close in the next 3 yrs- just wait, OP, you will rejoice. [ Reply | More ]
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I'm jealous of how much vacation they get but I wish them only wish them good things! She is one of my great friends, I'm just wondering how it all works. [ Reply | More ]
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If their initials are GP and GK they have managers and a partner. [ Reply | More ]
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No, it is MM [ Reply | More ]
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If their initials are GP and GK they have managers and a partner. [ Reply | More ]
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If he's owned these restaurants for a long time, I bet this is finally his chance to not be working all nights and weekends. That's so great for them. [ Reply | More ]
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He's more of an investor than a manager. He just needs to look in on his investment but other people run the actual restaurant. [ Reply | More ]
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That's awesome. [ Reply | More ]
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What do you think he should be doing? Ordering supplies? Waiting on tables? Advising the chef on the menu? [ Reply | More ]
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Smart guy. Most of us will work forever [ Reply | More ]
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So you're jealous. Move on. Stop being friends with them. You're just going to start saying mean shit to them and your friendship will fade. [ Reply | More ]
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See above answer. Of COURSE I'm jealous (who wouldn't be) but she's a great friend. I'm really just wondering how it all works [ Reply | More ]
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Entrepreneurial types actually usually ARE working when they travel. He's probably got at least one or two casual meetings planned for every week that they're in Europe. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Anyone done or considering a Brazilian butt lift? 3 dc's later and I am flat like a pancake and, honest truth, DH is an ass man. Seems like a lot of threads here are about rhinoplasty etc but no bbl. anyone? 5 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Trashy. You'll look like a Kardashian. [ Reply | More ]
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you can get smaller ones. [ Reply | More ]
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Op. Not extreme! But I have a nice bust, straight waist after 3 pregnancies and a super flat pancacke bum. I need a lift and some "fat", nothing extreme. [ Reply | More ]
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Have you tried squats? [ Reply | More ]
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Ick. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] I found a four bedroom, 3 bath apartment in an outer borough (not Brooklyn) with stunning views and 3300 sq feet of outdoor living space. The price is ridiculously cheap ($1.3mm) but maintenance is $5k a month. Views of the city and gorgeous light. Needs about $500k in upgrades. Commute is fine for all. Thoughts? DH balking at maintenance 19 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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you do realize maint only goes UP [ Reply | More ]
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HHI? That maintenance is ridiculous. Is it a doorman building? [ Reply | More ]
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Yes white glove service or so they sell it. Valet parking [ Reply | More ]
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in the future, the maint will be even higher; think about how that will impact your position to resell. [ Reply | More ]
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If your DH is balking, it's a no-go. [ Reply | More ]
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op: well he's not saying no he's just saying it's too high. [ Reply | More ]
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How much per month would your mortgage be and what is your HHI? [ Reply | More ]
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We would pay cash. HHI is $350k. [ Reply | More ]
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What about the $500k in upgrades? Do you have the cash to cover those and still have 2 years of expenses saved? [ Reply | More ]
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Yes our purchase budget is $2mm, so unless we started importing marble from the hills of Tuscany I think we could easily come in under budget with renovations. A basic renovation would be tops $350k. Needs new flooring throughout, outdoor design and furniture purchases, bath tiles and kitchen appliances, new indoor furniture (for some rooms). [ Reply | More ]
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can you deal with the monthly if someone loses a job? [ Reply | More ]
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Yes we have two years expenses in savings. We pay $5k now for rent so nothing will change. Paying cash for apartment. [ Reply | More ]
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That maintenance is absurd. [ Reply | More ]
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3300sq feet of private outdoor space or is it a communal roof deck? [ Reply | More ]
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The entire roof is our private deck!!! It's stunning. [ Reply | More ]
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that's probably why it's priced where it's at. [ Reply | More ]
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something is up assuming you don't get big doormen-like services in the outer boroughs - maybe it's a land lease or huge underlying mortgage (due to a past land lease being bought out)? [ Reply | More ]
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Yes it's a white glove building. FT staff, FT doorman, package services, pools (yes plural) and gym. [ Reply | More ]
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my maintenence grew to 4.5K (combined apartments) and that is what drove me out at the end. really is a lot of money. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Agree/disagree: People who think 'all men are created equal' means that we need to rearrange all our institutions to create a perfect racial rainbow deeply misunderstand the meaning of Jefferson's words. 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Define rearrange. [ Reply | More ]
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Making SAT's more geared toward sesquipedalophobes, say. [ Reply | More ]
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It's a crappy test if it can't accurately reflect the abilities of almost all students. [ Reply | More ]
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Agree that you're too focused on this. [ Reply | More ]
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I think you misunderstood the question. [ Reply | More ]
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No I didn't. [ Reply | More ]
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You may have early-onset dementia, then. [ Reply | More ]
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I don't but I appreciate the attempted diagnosis! [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] What's worse? Being a woman who is passed over for promotion because she can't stay at work until 8pm, or being a man who gets the promotion and then has to stay at work until 8pm? 11 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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being a man [ Reply | More ]
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first [ Reply | More ]
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really? my DH wont stay until 8 even if they give him promotion. [ Reply | More ]
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#1 for sure [ Reply | More ]
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if the man gets the promotion he either doesn't stay until 8:00 or doesn't arrive until 10:30 a.m. [ Reply | More ]
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Man has choices - he wins [ Reply | More ]
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+1000 [ Reply | More ]
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Depends on the industry. The concept of staying late at the office is outdated in a lot of sectors. [ Reply | More ]
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This. Reminds me of Parenthood (the movie) when Steve Martin's character got passed over for the promotion because he couldn't take investors out to strip clubs. [ Reply | More ]
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The one where you have a choice. [ Reply | More ]
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Being the woman who stays until 8:00 and still making less than the man who stays until 7:00. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Bernie Sanders's campaign has raised over 5 million dollars online since the New Hampshire polls closed last night. 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Fools. Money down the drain. [ Reply | More ]
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i actually think he may win the primary. but the fools part is accurate. truly. fools. [ Reply | More ]
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We donated $30 last night! Go, Bernie! [ Reply | More ]
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Realistically, do you actually think he can win a national election? Do you think that all the problems plaguing Obama will just disappear and congress will unite behind his "democratic socialism?" He is possibly the only person out there that can actually lose to trump. [ Reply | More ]
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if bernie wins i might vote for trump just to spite my idiot friends. at the end of the day, id rather have money than abortions (which i dont think he can abolish entirely anyway). [ Reply | More ]
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the easy states are over- time for Bernie to show he is more than a mouthpiece. Hillary is wounded and a terrible campaigner. Take it to her! [ Reply | More ]
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I can't imagine what would possess someone to do that. Clinton is up by at LEAST 22 points in SC. She's up by 16 in Nevada. She's up by at LEAST 39(!) in Florida. Go check out the polls at this link and see how reality works. Sanders is down by 20, 30, 40, in EVERY state that's left. Unless he reveals himself to be Christ or Buddha or Ganesh, he's done. http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2016/president/democratic_primary_polls.html [ Reply | More ]
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