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Old Feb 11th 2008, 1:32 am
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Why would you be looking at photos of a guy in his boxers anyway? LOL
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Old Feb 11th 2008, 1:32 am
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You know, I started with nothing but worked my way up. I now live on Soc. Sec, my work pension, my 401k/IRA and savings, I worked damned hard to get here.

BUT I THANK PROVIDENCE THAT I'M NOT AS DAMNED SMUG AND SUPERCILIOUS AS YOU.
IMHO it's down to sensible planning and an awful lot of luck.
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I gave up with the telly after crossing the Pond. NPR is pretty good. Failing that, try the shoestring coverage on PBS. Of course, if you really want ot know what's happening, the foreign press and media available on the WWW will give you the best coverage. Sad really, aint it?
Truthfully, if you haven't noticed I spend more time on the Net than watching TV. Right now wife and kid are watching the Grammys and here I sit putting my Dale Carnegie course to use. LOL
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IMHO it's down to sensible planning and an awful lot of luck.
I don't think he got the meaning of what I was talking about with having Social Security trouble.
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I don't think he got the meaning of what I was talking about with having Social Security trouble.
We've lived here for 12 years...financially everything is hunky dorey but we do realise it could all change on a dime and we could be running back to the UK with our tails between our legs. Like I said it's down to sensible planning and an awful lot of luck.

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Old Feb 11th 2008, 1:43 am
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Yep thats me.
But why you'd post it here I do not know.
Save a copy for yourself by all means, but can you please remove it from this thread.
We obviously do not agree on a lot, but can you kindly refrain from pulling items about other details of my life in an attempt put me down. Thank you
That photo was taken as a 'before' photo for an exercise thread on a separate forum. The file name 'sexy tony' was from my wife.

Back on topic
Nobody's a fan of O'Reilly or Faux News. Either you have some basic intelligence and have their number......or you don't.
Recent independent polls and studies have found Fox News to be the most 'balanced'. Hence their logo 'Fair & Balanced'.
Although I do agree with mdyoungs statement of 'otherside of the story'

I'm sorry you think no one is a fan, but their numbers say otherwise when compared to other news networks. Also O'Reilly has been the one of if not the top rated show on Cable news for a long time.
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Old Feb 11th 2008, 1:44 am
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Dale Carnegie and here I sit putting my Dale Carnegie course to use. LOL
Don't you somehow think America has been heading somewhat in the wrong direction over the last 7 years -- and much of that can actually be laid at the door of Faux?

BTW, her-indoors is similarly occupied. She shouts every time the commercials come on to keep me up to date on this fascinating contest. Seems to be about every 5 minutes -- bloody waste of space US tv.
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Old Feb 11th 2008, 1:46 am
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Yep thats me.
But why you'd post it here I do not know.
Save a copy for yourself by all means, but can you please remove it from this thread.
We obviously do not agree on a lot, but can you kindly refrain from pulling items about other details of my life in an attempt put me down. Thank you
That photo was taken as a 'before' photo for an exercise thread on a separate forum. The file name 'sexy tony' was from my wife.
Sorry -- thought from what you'd said it wasn't you. I'll remove it in a minute -- or you can knock it off your photobucket account.

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Back on topic

Recent independent polls and studies have found Fox News to be the most 'balanced'. Hence their logo 'Fair & Balanced'.
Although I do agree with mdyoungs statement of 'otherside of the story'

I'm sorry you think no one is a fan, but their numbers say otherwise when compared to other news networks. Also O'Reilly has been the one of if not the top rated show on Cable news for a long time.
So popularity is everything is it?
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Originally Posted by cpltony View Post
Recent independent polls and studies have found Fox News to be the most 'balanced'. Hence their logo 'Fair & Balanced'.


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Sorry -- thought from what you'd said it wasn't you. I'll remove it in a minute -- or you can knock it off your photobucket account.


So popularity is everything is it?
I've renamed and will relink on the other forum. Thank you

You can put the numbers down to popularity, but if people are watching and continue to watch....they must be doing something right.
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You can put the numbers down to popularity, but if people are watching and continue to watch....they must be doing something right.
by this rationale The Sun would be the best newspaper in the UK and MacDonalds the best restaurants in the USA
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Originally Posted by cpltony View Post
I've renamed and will relink on the other forum. Thank you

You can put the numbers down to popularity, but if people are watching and continue to watch....they must be doing something right.
If you screen a BBW being poked by a donkey, you'll also get good viewing figures. I am not questioning Fox's business acumen but rather their morals.
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by this rationale The Sun would be the best newspaper in the UK and MacDonalds the best restaurants in the USA
I see your point with that.
McDonalds has been proven to be bad for you, yet people continue to go.
I put this down to convenience and price.
Plenty of news networks, but Fox has the best ratings.
You can't put this down to price or convenience.
A large portion of the viewers may just be sticking with a name they know.
But I still believe it to be the viewers going with the 'Fair & Balanced' style.

As for The Sun, is page 3 still the same?
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Don't you somehow think America has been heading somewhat in the wrong direction over the last 7 years -- and much of that can actually be laid at the door of Faux?.
In that I'm against the War in Iraq and Bush has spent us into a hole that we might not ever get out of. Going back to the original posting of this thread I'm against this vote buying give-away. The problem is the choices we are going to have don't look all that good to me.
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I see your point with that.
McDonalds has been proven to be bad for you, yet people continue to go.
I put this down to convenience and price.
Plenty of news networks, but Fox has the best ratings.
You can't put this down to price or convenience.
A large portion of the viewers may just be sticking with a name they know.
But I still believe it to be the viewers going with the 'Fair & Balanced' style.

As for The Sun, is page 3 still the same?
Yes Page 3 is the same, much like this thread it has two tits there everyday
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