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To counterbalance...
« on: September 20, 2011, 04:20:50 PM »
Denny's whiskey link makes me ire-ful.

Here's something that reminds me of the good of humanity. Stick with it. Trust me.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4nUkE1moT-g&feature=player_embedded
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Re: To counterbalance...
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2011, 04:21:45 PM »
Thanks, Drew.  We all need more of that kind of stuff.
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Re: To counterbalance...
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2011, 04:41:11 PM »
Awww, that was nice.
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Re: To counterbalance...
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2011, 04:47:32 PM »
Definitely puts that $200K bottle of whiskey into perspective.
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Re: To counterbalance...
« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2011, 05:08:48 PM »
Less greed and war machines, more this...
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Re: To counterbalance...
« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2011, 05:49:35 PM »
Very heart-warming. No child should have to start life with a deformation- one that is fixed so easily.
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Re: To counterbalance...
« Reply #6 on: September 20, 2011, 05:51:32 PM »
Less greed and war machines, more this...
Hear, hear!
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Re: To counterbalance...
« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2011, 06:09:26 PM »
Like :)

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Re: To counterbalance...
« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2011, 08:15:58 PM »
Very cool stuff. 

I know a couple of surgeons who volunteer time to Operation Smile.  One of my kid's 6th Grade class held a preseason basketball tournament (it's a class service project, every year the class chooses the charity)  to raise money for them several years ago.  Its nice to see the changes a simple surgery like that can make.

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Re: To counterbalance...
« Reply #9 on: September 21, 2011, 06:07:27 AM »
So Cute. Choked up a bit. It is nice to see good in the world...
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Re: To counterbalance...
« Reply #10 on: September 21, 2011, 07:00:01 AM »
drew you seem to be a respectable man...cheers

here's a lighthearted perspective reminder for all of us.  stick with this one to the end too, he really hits on the impact of a very simple (and cheap) item that most of us give little thought to

http://www.wimp.com/magicmachine/

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« Reply #11 on: September 21, 2011, 04:05:11 PM »
I love TED talks. I've always wanted to: attend TED (yowch the money!) and give a TED talk on beer and brewing.

Can you imagine? I wonder if the TED folks have a no swearing rule? :)
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Re: To counterbalance...
« Reply #12 on: September 21, 2011, 06:06:19 PM »
I wonder if the TED folks have a no swearing rule? :)

If so, that leaves you out in the cold!  ;)
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« Reply #13 on: September 21, 2011, 06:42:03 PM »
If so, that leaves you out in the cold!  ;)

You know, I can speak less bluely, but where's the fun in that? :)
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« Reply #14 on: September 21, 2011, 06:50:16 PM »
I love TED talks. I've always wanted to: attend TED (yowch the money!) and give a TED talk on beer and brewing.

Can you imagine? I wonder if the TED folks have a no swearing rule? :)

I'm a newcomer to TED talks, but I'm watching the videos as fast as I can.  I'd give my left nut to attend <sigh> sounds like they might want my money instead.  I do thoroughly enjoy public speaking; it's just that my opinions don't seem to be in high demand.  :) Let us know when you're giving your TED beertalk.

Your need/desire to spice speeches up with expletives cracks me up...you could say that it's against my nature to swear.  Then every once in a while due to who knows what, not more than roughly 50% of the time,  I find myself liberally dosing my sentences/thoughts with good-natured foul language and abnormally base humor.  Fall time always seems to get me