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Before I bought my current house I owned a nice... 1,664 Views / 102 Replies  
Before I bought my current house I owned a nice townhouse. I sold it without difficulty after 4 years and cleared a profit of $133,000.

I also invest. My investments in no way made me $133,000...
Posted by James L, on Oct 20, 2011 at 07:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Yup, actually I could. :) 1,664 Views / 102 Replies  
Yup, actually I could. :)
Posted by James L, on Oct 20, 2011 at 05:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
How does paying property taxes mean you don't own... 1,664 Views / 102 Replies  
How does paying property taxes mean you don't own your home? You do own your home, you are just paying a fee for the civil services provided to you... roads, schools, policing, fire departments,...
Posted by James L, on Oct 20, 2011 at 04:13 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My cousin and I have the rent versus own debate... 1,664 Views / 102 Replies  
My cousin and I have the rent versus own debate often. He is a free spirit who is still in his 20s and has lived in 7 countries so far. He rents for the convenience of being able to pack up and...
Posted by James L, on Oct 20, 2011 at 01:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well, what you said was: "I am glad that it... 1,276 Views / 47 Replies  
Well, what you said was:

"I am glad that it is not the same in the U.S."

When the truth is one could easily pull examples of long hospital waits from the US system.

There is no problem...
Posted by James L, on Oct 13, 2011 at 06:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Surrey is getting a huge, and well deserved,... 1,276 Views / 47 Replies  
Surrey is getting a huge, and well deserved, upgrade. That community is growing at an exponential rate and deserves a top notch hospital. I don't believe SMH will be a trauma hospital when it's...
Posted by James L, on Oct 12, 2011 at 04:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You need to keep going... RCH is also the main... 1,276 Views / 47 Replies  
You need to keep going... RCH is also the main trauma receiving for the Fraser Valley, right out to Boston Bar really.



RCH is the ONLY trauma receiving hospital for all of Fraser Health. ...
Posted by James L, on Oct 12, 2011 at 03:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yup, I'm a paramedic. :) 1,276 Views / 47 Replies  
Yup, I'm a paramedic. :)
Posted by James L, on Oct 12, 2011 at 03:51 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Anecdotal at best. If you think there aren't... 1,276 Views / 47 Replies  
Anecdotal at best. If you think there aren't delays like that in the US system you are dreaming.




On the very rate occasion I've seen very lengthy waits in Vancouver hospitals. I've also...
Posted by James L, on Oct 12, 2011 at 02:04 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The British Columbia government has tried... 1,276 Views / 47 Replies  
The British Columbia government has tried programs in the emergency departments such as the quicker they move people through the ED the more $$$ it is worth to them. Additionally, most major lower...
Posted by James L, on Oct 12, 2011 at 02:02 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm a 15 year paramedic, and have taught programs... 1,022 Views / 34 Replies  
I'm a 15 year paramedic, and have taught programs from basic first aid classes to paramedic programs for many years.

I currently have a program that provides free first aid training to at risk...
Posted by James L, on Sep 27, 2011 at 12:36 AM, in MacNN Lounge
2 boys pinning a 7 year old girl while one tried... 6,037 Views / 333 Replies  
2 boys pinning a 7 year old girl while one tried to disrobe her is NOT "kids being stupid kids".... it is sexual assault. Don't make apologies for them. If somebody did that to my daughter there...
Posted by James L, on Sep 13, 2011 at 01:06 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'll get my wife to translate that when she gets... 9,130 Views / 319 Replies  
I'll get my wife to translate that when she gets home. :)
Posted by James L, on Aug 26, 2011 at 06:19 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Your sense of self, confidence level, and level... 9,130 Views / 319 Replies  
Your sense of self, confidence level, and level of contentment in life are so tied to the computer and phone you use that you would be upset if people laughed at you about using them?

I've been a...
Posted by James L, on Aug 26, 2011 at 02:39 PM, in MacNN Lounge
He talks about things "real men" do while arguing... 7,156 Views / 395 Replies  
He talks about things "real men" do while arguing on an Apple centric internet bulletin board. Given that level of irony I'd say your question has already been answered. :D
Posted by James L, on Jun 15, 2011 at 01:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
At first this made me go :confused: , and then I... 7,156 Views / 395 Replies  
At first this made me go :confused: , and then I was all :hmm: .

Then, I realized you were serious and I was like :eek: , and once the shock that you were serious was over I was :lol::lol::lol:...
Posted by James L, on Jun 13, 2011 at 04:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
But entertaining at the same time. How boring... 7,156 Views / 395 Replies  
But entertaining at the same time. How boring would these boards be if the "REAL MEN" weren't here? :D
Posted by James L, on Jun 10, 2011 at 01:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Ummm.... "REAL" men don't spend time arguing on... 7,156 Views / 395 Replies  
Ummm.... "REAL" men don't spend time arguing on an internet computer forum. I think it may be time for a reality check.

:p
Posted by James L, on Jun 10, 2011 at 01:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yup. I think we'll split in Boston... I just... 7,156 Views / 395 Replies  
Yup.

I think we'll split in Boston... I just can't decide if we'll win in game 5 or 6.
Posted by James L, on Jun 5, 2011 at 01:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Don't worry, there only needs to be 3 more. :D 7,156 Views / 395 Replies  
Don't worry, there only needs to be 3 more. :D
Posted by James L, on Jun 2, 2011 at 02:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
:) :) :) :) :) :) :) 7,156 Views / 395 Replies  
:) :) :) :) :) :) :)
Posted by James L, on May 25, 2011 at 01:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes, by playing against Vancouver who are the... 7,156 Views / 395 Replies  
Yes, by playing against Vancouver who are the stronger team.



I can see how you would think that. They were only the best team in the NHL this year.

:rolleyes:
Posted by James L, on May 22, 2011 at 06:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
San Jose deserved to win the game tonight. I'm... 7,156 Views / 395 Replies  
San Jose deserved to win the game tonight. I'm still calling the series for Vancouver though.
Posted by James L, on May 21, 2011 at 02:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Well, that was an entertaining game. :) 7,156 Views / 395 Replies  
Well, that was an entertaining game. :)
Posted by James L, on May 19, 2011 at 01:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The Canucks are 7 wins away from the Cup. I'm... 7,156 Views / 395 Replies  
The Canucks are 7 wins away from the Cup. I'm not saying hell has completely frozen over yet, but they must be noticing the drop in temperature. :p
Posted by James L, on May 15, 2011 at 11:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
:thumbsup: Now, on to round three, in which... 7,156 Views / 395 Replies  
:thumbsup:

Now, on to round three, in which the Sedins DO need to play better. :D
Posted by James L, on May 9, 2011 at 11:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So is it one more game this series for the... 7,156 Views / 395 Replies  
So is it one more game this series for the Canucks, or three more? :hmm:
Posted by James L, on May 6, 2011 at 02:10 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Just to be clear, she wants to see the body... 8,562 Views / 394 Replies  
Just to be clear, she wants to see the body because they showed the bodies of the US personnel?
Posted by James L, on May 2, 2011 at 06:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I understand how your wife feels I guess, but... ... 8,562 Views / 394 Replies  
I understand how your wife feels I guess, but...

Ask your wife if she was ok with the video and images of dead US soldiers being dragged through the streets, or with the images of the burnt torsos...
Posted by James L, on May 2, 2011 at 05:47 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It doesn't matter what team wins it... there are... 7,156 Views / 395 Replies  
It doesn't matter what team wins it... there are so many Canadian hockey players out there that any win is still a Canadian win. :D

Now, if you'll excuse me, I must go support the US economy with...
Posted by James L, on Apr 28, 2011 at 01:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
These are pretty typical comments about the... 7,156 Views / 395 Replies  
These are pretty typical comments about the Canucks for sure. Did you use copy and paste? :)

The Canuck's life time record against Nashville has significantly more wins then they have against...
Posted by James L, on Apr 27, 2011 at 02:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
First off ort888, I feel your pain that the... 7,156 Views / 395 Replies  
First off ort888, I feel your pain that the Canucks won. :)

Secondly, I think the Canucks will actually do well going forward. They got past the mental jinx they had over Chicago, and they are a...
Posted by James L, on Apr 27, 2011 at 02:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I know what you mean... I'm a Canucks fan. :p :D... 7,156 Views / 395 Replies  
I know what you mean... I'm a Canucks fan. :p :D

edit: And my money is on Chicago tonight.
Posted by James L, on Apr 26, 2011 at 01:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
You know it's just a game where men with sticks... 7,156 Views / 395 Replies  
You know it's just a game where men with sticks chase around a little piece of rubber, right?

:)
Posted by James L, on Apr 26, 2011 at 02:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That won't last. Charlie is going to come out of... 2,839 Views / 49 Replies  
That won't last. Charlie is going to come out of this making more money than ever. Hollywood's funny like that, and whatever gig he lands people will be watching to see how it goes.
Posted by James L, on Mar 16, 2011 at 11:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Gotcha. So if you dumped her you could generate... 2,576 Views / 81 Replies  
Gotcha. So if you dumped her you could generate the grocery list yourself and hand it off to your care taker to take shopping?

:thumbsup:
Posted by James L, on Feb 24, 2011 at 02:37 AM, in MacNN Lounge
No matter how hard they try. 1,238 Views / 49 Replies  
No matter how hard they try.
Posted by James L, on Sep 21, 2010 at 02:18 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apparently. Having said that, firefighters don't... 1,238 Views / 49 Replies  
Apparently. Having said that, firefighters don't run into burning buildings that often. Much more often the guys I work with seem to take a containment approach, or "surround and drown" if you...
Posted by James L, on Sep 20, 2010 at 09:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
<sideNote> While dangerous, it amazes... 1,238 Views / 49 Replies  
<sideNote>



While dangerous, it amazes me when I look at the stats for the most dangerous occupations. Using the bureau of labor statistics for 2008, and looking at fatality rates and injury...
Posted by James L, on Sep 20, 2010 at 09:28 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Hey Sek, Nope... still there, still... 1,396 Views / 76 Replies  
Hey Sek,

Nope... still there, still fighting. Canada lost 3 more troops this week:

CBC News In Depth: Afghanistan (http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/afghanistan/casualties/list.html)
...
Posted by James L, on Jun 27, 2010 at 04:32 PM, in Political/War Lounge
A comedian's thoughts on the prequels, and... 1,479 Views / 55 Replies  
A comedian's thoughts on the prequels, and killing George Lucas with a shovel:

YouTube - At Midnight I Will Kill George Lucas With A Shovel (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDCjIjsZp_Y)

:D
Posted by James L, on May 22, 2010 at 05:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
OK, it is being actively developed right now, but... 1,891 Views / 31 Replies  
OK, it is being actively developed right now, but I doubt it will be ready for a sneak peek.
Posted by James L, on Apr 29, 2010 at 08:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
10.7 is being actively developed as we speak...... 1,891 Views / 31 Replies  
10.7 is being actively developed as we speak... but I doubt it is ready for WWDC.
Posted by James L, on Apr 29, 2010 at 11:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
That's usually just the beginning of the story,... 2,513 Views / 84 Replies  
That's usually just the beginning of the story, actually.

:)
Posted by James L, on Apr 9, 2010 at 03:12 PM, in MacNN Lounge
We had two local DJs here years ago who had a... 1,402 Views / 64 Replies  
We had two local DJs here years ago who had a challenge contest like that. About 20 different people were dared to do something bizarre... if they did it they would be entered in a draw for $10,000....
Posted by James L, on Mar 30, 2010 at 11:53 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Same for me. I laughed watching them haul snow... 938 Views / 29 Replies  
Same for me. I laughed watching them haul snow from Manning Park to Cypress so the events could go on as scheduled.

Bright and sunny today in my part of Canada.. just mowed the lawn as a matter...
Posted by James L, on Mar 20, 2010 at 06:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's been a long time since I studied this in... 841 Views / 21 Replies  
It's been a long time since I studied this in school (like 13 years ago), but if I recall correctly in most patients (upwards of 80%) the duration of symptoms is 24-48 hours before it becomes acute...
Posted by James L, on Mar 20, 2010 at 05:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm glad to hear he's doing well Glen. ... 841 Views / 21 Replies  
I'm glad to hear he's doing well Glen. Appendicitis and subsequent rupture can occur so fast, and the resulting peritonitis / sepsis can be devastating (as you no doubt know). It sounds like his...
Posted by James L, on Mar 20, 2010 at 01:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I hadn't seen that before. It should be required... 1,526 Views / 59 Replies  
I hadn't seen that before. It should be required viewing for all the haters on either side of the border.
Posted by James L, on Mar 7, 2010 at 04:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Which is interesting, because I would have said... 2,088 Views / 127 Replies  
Which is interesting, because I would have said both were equally driven by emotion.

Republican party rhetoric, especially during election time, predominantly strikes me as being driven by fear.
Posted by James L, on Feb 12, 2010 at 12:58 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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