theprotector 2/21/2014 6:13:37 AM Report
yawn!! *pssssfp" oops sorry!
Javaman 2/21/2014 6:22:17 AM Report
Looks like we missed the predicted storm....looks pretty calm out there.
statusquo 2/21/2014 7:03:49 AM Report
As far as predictions go for just today, few hours from now.
The Jacobs'rink today...gold or silver?
I really don't know.
Men's hockey vs. the U.S of A.
Also, I have no clue, I am guessing a complete massacre or a penalty shot ending..... but I really don't think it's going to be as thrilling as the girl's game yesterday.
The U.S girls had it in the bag and wrapped up!
It just goes to show you that it ain't over until the proverbial fat lady sings....my apologies to all the fat ladies. I did not coin the phrase.
Bobby Nerves 2/21/2014 7:09:48 AM Report
I hope the balls of your eyes fell on fire burning your toes.
Break a leg, hooligan!
Bobby Nerves 2/21/2014 7:13:48 AM Report
Status, many of the valuable hockey players entertaining the american fans, are Made in Canada.
The Gold is home and safe!
Go Canada Go!
David Poluck 2/21/2014 7:26:13 AM Report
Java I took a look at the up date weather story and the posts are saying Haviland and St Joe's had high winds last night.
Keep your fingers crossed it won't be as messy as predicted!
Pro, As per our column discussion yesterday. You and other posters are more than welcome and encouraged to send in suggestions for topics for "In the Loop" or post items of interest on the discussion portion of the column. I'm no writer...I'll be the first to admit that and all contributions (other than slander) are welcome. That is the purpose for the column spot for ratepayers to associate.
Spellchecker 2/21/2014 7:45:21 AM Report
Gurpy, don't take to heart anything theprotector says. You should see some of the things he's said about right wing and me. Do as Wisenheimer and right wing have said and treat it like water off a duck's back. Do that for some of the others too. Come in just for the entertainment at some of the outrageous things they say. I don't completely agree with some of your beliefs but I admire your tenacity to say what you want and I enjoy reading your posts. Hang in there and expect to see vitriol from theprotector and some of the others.
bounder 2/21/2014 7:46:43 AM Report
So the count is 8 Gold 6 won by women and the men , macho guys have taken 2,
looks good to me.
Bobby Nerves 2/21/2014 7:47:04 AM Report
A lot of cheerleaders arriving to the Essar Center!
Grump 2/21/2014 8:18:11 AM Report
Good morning everyone, snow starting now but doesn't seem too heavy at least yet. Sparks 7 sorry I missed your post on staying over last night. I forgot to mention you would then be in charge of cleanup, restocking parts and material and a multitude of small jobs. But it is nice and warm. lol. Good Luck to team Jacobs this A.M. and to Canadian Men's Hockey this evening. Win these two fellows and we won't let the women tease you over their Golds. Have a great day all. A nice break today for me as today's job couldn't be started until 9:00 am or later. Later
theprotector 2/21/2014 9:02:05 AM Report
DP as with most on the right there is no point, you are focused on one thing and go through life with a single minded purpose at all others expense as long as nothing affects your bank account.
right wing 2/21/2014 9:22:11 AM Report
Wow 5-1 team Jacobs end of third....
I smell another Gold for Canada.
bounder 2/21/2014 9:23:54 AM Report
Does curling have a mercy rule???
right wing 2/21/2014 9:25:15 AM Report
Pay no mind to the burger flipper.
Classic example of one that sits on the curb while the parade goes by contributing nothing to his own personal life, or society, except copious amounts of mindless drool.
lookaround 2/21/2014 9:25:35 AM Report
A day off for me finally but the weather lousy as ever.
The world seems restless with Venezuala, Thailand and Kiev. Things are changing and not for the good.
Poverty in the world has increased, and the so called 99% are getting restless. History will repeat itself.
Anyway I am cheering the mens game. I hope they play like girls .
Catch ya all later
David Poluck 2/21/2014 9:27:32 AM Report
Pro, I asked you to participate. I can't do any more.
The rest is up to you.
I like everyone else I know worries about the bottom line. If the bank account is empty...bills don't get paid.
David Poluck 2/21/2014 9:45:13 AM Report
Unless you have some secret to make it magically appear?
right wing 2/21/2014 9:53:53 AM Report
A bank account is like the wheel of a ship and without a strong hand on the wheel the ship will run aground.....
theprotector 2/21/2014 10:02:29 AM Report
if your primary concern in your life is always your bank account which it seems to be then your life is very much empty regardless of how much your bank account is retaining.
My pension and investments pay me about 75,000 a year, I would give it all to have my wife in my golden years.
mallet 2/21/2014 10:09:20 AM Report
You are getting to be a real mean old sod, arn't you.. first you want me to break a leg and now you want me blind too... let me just say, the brass monkey weather is coming and may you lose all your nuts!!!.
right wing 2/21/2014 10:24:34 AM Report
You can always tell when a liar is telling a lie...they always start with bragging....
Pink Peony 2/21/2014 10:25:54 AM Report
"When you hate, you take poison and you expect the other person to die." I heard this last night while listening to The Moth radio show. A fellow named Hector Black told a true story called Forgiveness.
right wing 2/21/2014 10:29:46 AM Report
I mean hilarious that somebody that obviously paid some serious attention to their bank account through life lectures others with a statement like this...
"as with most on the right there is no point, you are focused on one thing and go through life with a single minded purpose at all others expense as long as nothing affects your bank account."
What a goof....
We shall now hear how adapt the liar was at lining the vault while putting all other things into focus.
You just can't make this shit up...well, er, some of us can't.
In the words of Grump...LMAO.
David Poluck 2/21/2014 10:33:30 AM Report
Pro too true.
My wife has a brain condition that is incurable and increasing and surgery could kill her.I know what you are talking about.
Family is a priority. Finance keeps a roof over our heads.
It's a balancing act.
I want this community to have long term sustainability. My concern is brought on by the continual shrinkage that I see and the one track focus we seem to be on.
Javaman 2/21/2014 10:39:07 AM Report
PURE GOLD FOR JACOBS
bounder 2/21/2014 10:41:12 AM Report
YUP YUP GOLD>>>>>
bounder 2/21/2014 10:42:59 AM Report
Back to work now and stay tuned for mens Hockey.
northernmale 2/21/2014 10:55:10 AM Report
A very proud day to be from Sault Ste Marie , and Canada.Team Jacobs has put Sault Ste Marie on the map. hope all the non believers are eating crow.
Pink Peony 2/21/2014 11:08:11 AM Report
DP, I'm sorry to hear about your wife's condition. I agree that nothing is more important than those we love, family or otherwise. And yes I agree, it's a balancing act...money plays a role in our survival too. Money in the bank gives a sense of security.
Pink Peony 2/21/2014 11:20:39 AM Report
Is that a new logo that sootoday has? What is it?
Bobby Nerves 2/21/2014 11:25:21 AM Report
Away, you scullion! you rampallian! you fustilarian! I’ll tickle your catastrophe.
jonesur 2/21/2014 11:27:43 AM Report
PP...might it be a gold medal?
Jimssm 2/21/2014 11:30:23 AM Report
Money in the bank doesn't give you a sense of security... it just makes you want more money....and 'stuff'.
David Poluck 2/21/2014 11:43:44 AM Report
Thanks Pink...the condition is called Chiari Malformation.
She has been in contact with a few people locally that have found an on line support network and wants to get a network started here in the Sault.
David Poluck 2/21/2014 11:46:21 AM Report
Money is the root of all evil!
Wild Turkey 2/21/2014 11:48:21 AM Report
Sorry on that one Jim----if you struggled for 30 years to pay off your mortgage, pay off your bank loans and credit cards,got the kids through their higher education goals and woke up one morning debt free,you would certainly feel "free".
It was a struggle, but we finally did it!
Wisenheimer 2/21/2014 11:59:22 AM Report
"Money in the bank doesn't give you security, just makes you want more stuff."
Pure fantasy from folks that forgot to save and now wish they had.
82 in Deerfield Beach .. couple degrees above normal. I hear the Soo is enjoying that man made global warming phenomena.
Wisenheimer 2/21/2014 12:10:11 PM Report
TSX up for the 13th day in a row. Hope many on here are enjoying the ride.
Jimssm 2/21/2014 12:24:59 PM Report
The richest prople I know (money-wise) were also the unhappiest and the least satisfied.
The happiest people I have ever met didn't have two cents to rub together and should have been miserable by our Western standards.... that taught me something.
Jimssm 2/21/2014 12:30:58 PM Report
Funny...I was expecting you to post and that was the exact response I expected.
Enjoy your things....
Spellchecker 2/21/2014 12:41:41 PM Report
David, this is the actual statement which changes the meaning considerably.
The LOVE of money is A root of all kinds of evil...
1 Timothy 6:10
David Poluck 2/21/2014 12:45:03 PM Report
I've always lived with a leaky bucket..seems lately the holes are just getting bigger and the rain drops are farther apart!
Grump 2/21/2014 12:45:58 PM Report
Jimssm, WIsen is the finest BSer that you will have the misfortune to know. Wisen go get a 60 pounder and some of that rot gut Wally World chicken. You are living large twit.
David Poluck 2/21/2014 12:46:12 PM Report
Don't love it...it's just what makes the world go round.
Spellchecker 2/21/2014 12:52:08 PM Report
Pretty hard to get by without some.
Grump 2/21/2014 12:57:04 PM Report
Re money, I have had times when I'm sure I didn't have enough and times when I'm sure I have too much. That said surprisingly I don't recall either having an adverse effect on my happiness. I think one can be happy or sad either way and believe it is your own call. The important things for me is faith and treating family and friends as well as you can not as they necessarily deserve.
Pink Peony 2/21/2014 1:12:52 PM Report
jonesur, that's probably it. I thought it looked like the train engine at Bellevue Park.
Pink Peony 2/21/2014 1:17:49 PM Report
"Money in the bank doesn't give you a sense of security... it just makes you want more money....and 'stuff'."
That's quite the generalization. That's not true for everybody.
Pink Peony 2/21/2014 1:25:45 PM Report
DP, I hope a support group is formed in the Soo for her. It's good that she has online support. Understanding and support can make a huge difference!
Jimssm 2/21/2014 1:39:06 PM Report
Yes... it's not true for everyone.
I didn't mean for it to sound so absolute.
Jimssm 2/21/2014 1:58:40 PM Report
That comment is not warranted at all
flyhawk25 2/21/2014 2:04:00 PM Report
Shame on him.
Javaman 2/21/2014 2:09:01 PM Report
Are there no monitors to remove posts like those of PROTECTOR?
Grump 2/21/2014 2:13:38 PM Report
Canada 1-0 over the USA Amen brother.
Gurpy 2/21/2014 2:23:37 PM Report
Your post on Jan. 17, 2014 @11:33;47am reads:
"I fully intend to make jokes & mock those whose lives are so empty & sad they feel the need to quote bible verses".
You protector are the one with the "sad & empty life!" Your piddly $75,000 a year just isn`t saisfying that emptiness deep down inside is it? I was going to say in your soul but you protector do not have a soul!
The bible warns of scoffers in the end times, YOU ARE ONE OF THEM!
You`ve made it clear in a post to me that you, and I quote "I HATE YOUR MAYOR, HATE YOUR GOD etc".
Protector, I hope your not the individual who threatened the mayor`s life last year??
As for my GOD (capital G). I thought you did not believe in him so how can you hate someone you do not believe in?
I don`t even feel sorry for you in the least! If anyone in the blue room is "cancerous" That would be YOU!
You have no shame, no integrity as a human, and will never truly be happy!
Oh, btw, do enjoy your "666!" Don`t know if you have the "chip" and do not care! I hear that the site of entry never stops burning!! Quite similar to Hell! You know the other "fable" according to YOU "MR KNOW IT ALL!"
May the LIVING GOD BLESS YOU!
We `re told to bless those that curse us. Allows the living GOD TO STEP IN! BYE BYE PATHETIC PROTECTOR!!
Jimssm 2/21/2014 2:28:35 PM Report
Thank you moderators for taking theprotector's comment down.
flyhawk25 2/21/2014 2:29:45 PM Report
Did I miss the gold medal presentation to Team Jacobs on CBC?
I saw the flowers but no medals or anthem.
right wing 2/21/2014 2:34:58 PM Report
Well whatever T.P. posted it was pulled....again.
Very sorry to hear of your wife's struggles.
My Mrs. lost her first husband at a very young age to spinal cancer.
The words are difficult to find that can truly describe the emotions when faced with such hardship.
right wing 2/21/2014 2:37:50 PM Report
Practice what you preach.
Everybody has a soul.
Take some time to reflect on what you type...some of your words do more harm than good...in a witnessing for God perspective.
Gurpy 2/21/2014 2:44:07 PM Report
I spoke the TRUTH! I make no apologies! Have a blessed day!
right wing 2/21/2014 2:44:49 PM Report
I'd guess that those folks that you stated that you knew that were "rich" but unhappy would be unhappy either way.
I do work for many folks that I would classify as financially comfortable...I'm happy to say that the vast majority are happy, hard working, great folks...and I'd bet dollars to donuts they'd be that way no matter how much money they had.
Such and old cliche "money doesn't buy you happiness", bunch of crap.
It doesn't buy you happiness if you are an unhappy person but ask yourself...would you rather be unhappy and broke or unhappy and wealthy.
right wing 2/21/2014 2:46:21 PM Report
"but you protector do not have a soul!"
Well I'm all ears Guppy, prove your above statement to be the truth.
Wicket 2/21/2014 2:47:16 PM Report
flyhawk, they just did the flower presentation, the medals will be presented tonight... don't know why some are given at the site of the win and others are at the stadium
flyhawk25 2/21/2014 2:58:44 PM Report
Thanks.I had the tissues out and I am a mess when they play the anthem.
Grump 2/21/2014 2:58:47 PM Report
Wicket some on here should get flowers too and they don't require a vase. I know where to plant them. LMAO.
Jimssm 2/21/2014 3:35:00 PM Report
Some of the posters here (myself included) type things that they wish they could retract/edit/reverse after the 'post' button is pressed....but we can't.
You need to cut us some slack sometimes.
David Poluck 2/21/2014 3:38:59 PM Report
Thanks RW..much appreciated.
David Poluck 2/21/2014 3:56:08 PM Report
This is a very good article!
Harnden brothers E.J. and Ryan share Canada's men's curling gold in Sochi
Bobby Nerves 2/21/2014 4:01:20 PM Report
theprotector, regarding your 10:02:29 post, that would happen if you had it! RMAOFL
Grump 2/21/2014 4:16:24 PM Report
Congratulations Bobby you got the niner.
mallet 2/21/2014 4:16:53 PM Report
I was not aware you liked taking peoples temperature... you of course know the difference between oral and rectal thermometers.... the taste!!!
Just Curious 2/21/2014 4:32:41 PM Report
Pro does get carried away at times and types before he thinks( I hope) but some times little Gurpy gets a bit carried away too. Any one is free to believe or not believe, as they choose, but I get a tad tired of hearing(reading) all about it on here. Religion, or lack therof, is your own business and doesn't need to be splattered on here all the time...At least when they come to my door I can close it...:)Thank Good ness for Scroll...
Jimssm 2/21/2014 4:36:14 PM Report
"Thank Good ness for Scroll..."
I'm assuming you mean keyboard and not Dead Sea......lol
Spellchecker 2/21/2014 5:09:14 PM Report
Looks like I missed one of theprotector's gems.
theprotector 2/21/2014 5:23:24 PM Report
So let me get this straight im the bad guy because I dont beleive in your god and you need to fill your wallet at all expence? Yet you can post your religious stuff at anytime? I take crap fron right wing constantly and yet when I fight back I get attacked and pulled? See gurpy its people like you and rigjt wing et al that are the problem with humanity. Narrow minded and simply shameful. You cannot accept anything that is not in line with your thought process nor anyone standing up for ones self.
Your bible has not served you well at all in your life...that is clear.
Rigjt wing and I go a long way back and his intial negstive comments about my dead wife just after her passing. And his open mocking me about my stroke and disability oh I forgot I dont beleivebin the same god or any god so im automatically wrong. Nice
Just Curious 2/21/2014 5:43:25 PM Report
Spelly, it must have been really nasty, he's been getting away with a lot lately. I missed it too, was away for a bit ..:)
Bobby Nerves 2/21/2014 5:55:53 PM Report
theprotector, I didn't know the whole story.
I thought something else.
And if what you are telling us is the truth, I'm sorry.
flyhawk25 2/21/2014 6:01:05 PM Report
Let's not turn this site into the Dr. Phil Show.
right wing 2/21/2014 6:04:47 PM Report
...if it's the truth.
Great thing about a place like this...one can claim anything they like...and I have a long memory.
One thing about somebody spinning yarns...eventually they get all tangled up.
Time for me to do some archive walking...
Bobby Nerves 2/21/2014 6:08:07 PM Report
right wing 2/21/2014 6:12:15 PM Report
This will be one of the rare times that I address you directly, 4th, 5th, 6th, theprotector.
"I take crap fron right wing constantly and yet when I fight back I get attacked and pulled?"
I very rarely do address you.
You constantly take crap from me????
Now that is rich....
You are a foul mouthed maroon that has always shown what you are truly about.
That is why you have had to reinvent yourself so many times.
I have been "right wing" since the day I came on this site.
You sir cannot claim the same, so who is it that has the problem.
No need to answer it is a rhetorical question.
Bobby Nerves 2/21/2014 6:15:01 PM Report
don't elbow people out, it may comeback to hunt you.
Wisenheimer 2/21/2014 6:30:23 PM Report
Grumpage .. I hear the Fla. State Police caught you at a Denny's, before you could wreck havoc on poor me and my "things."
Publix has rotisserie chicken 2 for 1 this week, too bad they sent you packing back to the Arctic, before you could pick some up.
Nice to have the market pay for the vacation while I'm on it.
Happy as a clam Jimboy, happy as a clam.
lookaround 2/21/2014 6:46:08 PM Report
Talked to someone from Direct Energy from Sarasota south Florida. the weather is cool and yes the stock market is up and yes my Blue chip and Innova is up .
lookaround 2/21/2014 6:49:05 PM Report
Pink Pony where do you listen to Moth? I uses to get it on XM PRX remix
Grump 2/21/2014 7:10:59 PM Report
Wisen you are so full of it that your eyes have turned brown. Run along and enjoy your Scrooge style vacation or simply run along. Giving you what you really need is equal to trying to pick up a turd by the clean end and I'm not going to dirty my hands on anything I feel is as worthless as you pal. That said ya'all have a good time now ya'hear
Grump 2/21/2014 7:13:11 PM Report
lookaround he is insecure and not too bright, be gentle with him. LMAO
Gurpy 2/21/2014 7:37:05 PM Report
You said in one of your posts that my bible had not served me well in my life.
Quite the contrary! If it were not for my faith in God, after everything I`ve been through in my life,I would never have heard the name "the protector!" I would not be here today!
You don`t have to believe what I believe just please do not attack my faith. That`s all I`m asking for! You are more than welcome to joke, if in fact it`s funny.
If what you say is true that you`ve been attacked by one of the posters for having a stroke and other painful episodes in your life, then, I would like to offer you an apology on behalf of that person if you are willing to accept it.
Protector, I am apologizing for any harm I`ve caused you along with any other poster who perhaps ruthlessly ripped your heart out when you were already down on the floor.Please forgive me and them!
Gurpy 2/21/2014 7:45:53 PM Report
I did cut you some slack. I just didn`t tell you! When you said in one of your posts to "love your neighbor as yourself just don`t get caught", I did not say a word! I stayed as far away from the "post your response" as possible. I can behave!
Gurpy 2/21/2014 7:47:44 PM Report
If what protector says is true and you are at fault....fix it.
Gurpy 2/21/2014 7:49:55 PM Report
I am not "little gurpy" as you put it! That`s as bad as calling me "mighty mouse".
theprotector 2/21/2014 7:52:42 PM Report
Rw you mock and speak in a condescend passive aggressive manner. Spend all the time you want searching the archives! You know little and care even less about how you make people feel thus some of us lashout I in particular. Even your post about people can post and make things up and that you dont know if its true is in of itself offensive yet you are to blind to see that nor would you ever admit it. I am more point blank than your cowardly manner of posting.
For those that beleive and post about the bible be prepared for a counter post.
Gurpy I will not lose any sleep about whether or or not you forgive me that is your choice and decesion. Your bible has caused me nothing but pain and grief and trust me I have read it more than once.
Jimssm 2/21/2014 7:54:15 PM Report
'Love thy neighbour but don't get caught' was a JOKE.
...lighten up, will you ?
Gurpy 2/21/2014 7:55:12 PM Report
I forgive you! I asked you for forgiveness.
Gurpy 2/21/2014 7:55:57 PM Report
I know it was a joke! You lighten up!
Jimssm 2/21/2014 7:56:27 PM Report
So much drama, so little time.
(Gurpy this is a joke)
Gurpy 2/21/2014 8:02:35 PM Report
I forgive you! It would mean a lot to me if you forgave me.
Gurpy 2/21/2014 8:03:38 PM Report
Lol Lol That was REALLY FUNNY!! I`m only kidding! We all need to lighten up.
Jimssm 2/21/2014 8:06:03 PM Report
This site was always more fun back when I was on my pain meds.
Gurpy 2/21/2014 8:06:12 PM Report
Am I in need of any forgiveness from you? Speak now or forever stay silent.
Gurpy 2/21/2014 8:09:20 PM Report
8:08 and your silent. Does that mean I`m good to go or do you need more time?
theprotector 2/21/2014 8:12:02 PM Report
Gurpy there is nothing nor have you done anything or said anything that would warrant you asking my forgiveness! I if anyone needs to ask ...and I assure you I will do my best not to buy into the poison right wing sells for his cheap thrills!
Sleep well gurpy...
theprotector 2/21/2014 8:13:39 PM Report
You have my forgiveness gurpy sweet dream
Jimssm 2/21/2014 8:25:03 PM Report
You did nothing wrong for me to be mad at. I'm pretty easy going.
Gurpy 2/21/2014 8:30:18 PM Report
From the bottom of my heart....THANK YOU! Sleep well and don`t hold all the hurt in! You have my permission to yell at me and let it all out!
Jimssm-really glad your easy going! Whew!
shakespeare 2/21/2014 8:37:48 PM Report
I thought it about time to check in with the forum for those who like to exercise free speech. I'm on my lanai and green turtles are nibbling in the algae on the rocks just 25 meters away. a pod of dolphins swam by and whales are spouting further out. It's a little warmer than Wisen's I Q and the Costco chickens are plumper than the minimum wage Walmart and Publix ones. Some local fishermen have just arrived and are casting their nets just below me. Great results for the Canadian curlers and hockey teams. We watched the men's game at breakfast. Looks like quite the love interest brewing between Gurpy and Mr. Nasty. I forgive you all!
shakespeare 2/21/2014 8:39:48 PM Report
I thought it about time to check in with the forum for those who like to exercise free speech. I'm on my lanai and green turtles are nibbling in the algae on the rocks just 25 meters away. A pod of dolphins swam by and whales are spouting further out. It's a little warmer than Wisen's I Q and the Costco chickens are plumper than the minimum wage Walmart and Publix ones. Some local fishermen have just arrived and are casting their nets just below me. Great results for the Canadian curlers and hockey teams. We watched the men's game at breakfast. Looks like quite the love interest brewing between Gurpy and Mr. Nasty. I forgive you all!
shakespeare 2/21/2014 8:44:03 PM Report
Sorry about that ... Not used to my wife's iPad.
Gurpy 2/21/2014 8:51:24 PM Report
"I forgive you all". Ahhhh but do we forgive YOU??? LOl
Javaman 2/21/2014 8:52:22 PM Report
What is happening on this site and why? It is a great way to reduce readership for sure.
Gurpy 2/21/2014 9:06:14 PM Report
I forgive you for saying that the aging population does not want or need jewelery. Lol It was you right?
Bobby Nerves 2/21/2014 9:33:53 PM Report
Hi shakespeare, are you suffering there?
Bobby Nerves 2/21/2014 9:34:55 PM Report
Hi shakespeare, are you suffering there?
Bobby Nerves 2/21/2014 9:38:08 PM Report
Sorry about that... wi fi is far.. spattering.. I mean stuttering.
Bobby Nerves 2/21/2014 9:39:22 PM Report
Some people should forget.
Forget us all, once and forever.