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  • Puppy Bowl X

    01/29/2014 11:13:01 AM PST · by West Texas Chuck · 11 replies
    http://www.animalplanet.com/tv-shows/puppy-bowl | Purrrsident Oblamey
    My Cowpies will all be getting drunk in the topless bars, and the PuppyBowl pups picked the Donkeys to win over the Seagulls, so you know where my TV will be tuned come Sunday afternoon. Special attraction: Keyboard Cat plays the hits.
  • Had a little Texas driveabout last week, pretty cool.

    11/05/2013 7:01:04 PM PST · by West Texas Chuck · 14 replies
    Me
    "Solo Mas Fina"
  • Eldorado Star Party - 2013

    10/17/2013 4:57:11 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 2 replies
    http://eldoradostarparty.org/
    It is almost that time of year again. X-Bar Ranch, Eldorado, TX. Eldorado Star Party 2013
  • Chelsea and Hassan, sitting in a tree ...

    08/23/2013 5:48:50 AM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 3 replies
    My deranged brain | SquirrelCutter
    K-I-S-S-I-N-G! Everybody wants to punish these two freaks but firing squad ain't gonna make it right for me. Nothing will. I say put 'em both in the same box in Leavenworth, for the rest of their miserable lives. Manning gets his short shirt and wig and pumps and Nidal doesn't get to be a martyr.
  • Awesome videos thread

    08/17/2013 11:15:00 AM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 12 replies
    YouBoob ^ | Danny MacAskill
    This guy is the most amazing talent to come along in the trials environment in a while. Watch this and you'll want to blame it all on CGI, but it is real.
  • Mystery carburetor photo ID

    08/15/2013 8:50:57 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 44 replies
    Go for it, I'm sure this won't take long. What kind of Hemi is that? Just 'cause I look stoopid don't mean I ain't.
  • Shingles. Not the kind on your roof.

    07/01/2013 5:54:42 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 94 replies
    from my personal stash
    Shingles. Hah. Funny name. Nothing funny about suffering from an attack of this condition.
  • Bush library opened today at SMU

    04/25/2013 7:11:21 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 8 replies
    SquirrelCutter
    Traffic around Southern Methodist University was jacked up all day, since yesterday actually. Five Presidents here in Dallas at one time, it is a day of history.
  • Vanity: Hello, Kitty pingslist and beyond

    04/08/2013 6:33:01 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 62 replies
    My cat is sick, he is really sick, and may not be able to recover. As you might expect, this is a big shock to She Who Must Be Obeyed and I because he has always been in good health and had no sign of health problems.
  • Music thread for all you old hippies (vanity, oh yeah)

    03/16/2013 3:31:44 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 274 replies
    some former hippie
    Who among us used to be one of those long-haired flea-infested dope-smoking denizens of the rock concert world? Guilty. And recovered. Post up some old tunes for a Saturday night.
  • Meow (vanity)

    02/24/2013 4:55:22 PM PST · by West Texas Chuck · 47 replies
    She Who Must Be Obeyed sent me a couple of cat pix, thought y'all might enjoy.
  • (VANITY) Went to the pistol range today and put some rounds downrange

    02/13/2013 5:20:41 PM PST · by West Texas Chuck · 28 replies
    2013 | Yerz truly
    Being of sound mind (*?*), I stocked up on ammo before that nitwit got reelected so I can go put holes in paper and not have to hunt for ammo. I took my daily carry piece and an older handgun that hasn't seen the light of day since my first CHL class.
  • (vANITY) Mossberg 590a1 and 3" slugs

    01/30/2013 4:57:43 PM PST · by West Texas Chuck · 72 replies
    ME!
    I got me this here Mossberg 590a1 shotgun. Pretty cool shotgun, I already had a 500 so I figured having two with the same parts was wise. Then I took it out and put several typs of ammo through it and ran into something weird.
  • We can't secede, we are Americans

    11/14/2012 4:25:19 PM PST · by West Texas Chuck · 68 replies
    Even, or maybe especially, here in Texas. If it made any sense at all I would follow what my bumper sticker says. But we cannot separate from The Union. Our country is at risk and I say we have to stay and fight.
  • How crazy was it at your polling place today?

    11/06/2012 3:46:39 PM PST · by West Texas Chuck · 43 replies
    I voted the evil "early voting" thing a couple of weeks ago, here in Dallas County, Texas, and it took about 20 minutes at Garland City Hall.
  • Listening to GunTalk Radio just made me look like a genius

    10/01/2012 7:00:17 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 27 replies
    My big old brain | WTC
    A few times I have heard Tom going on about carrying a flashlight. Hell, some things are just overkill, right? I got married last Saturday, rained all day but that’s a different story. That night my bride and I stayed in an upscale hotel in Richardson, TX. Got there and checked in, drank some bubbly and ate some chocolate strawberries and decided to stroll down to the lower level and sit in the hot tub. We jump in the elevator and ride it down, get out and prepare to relax in the 102 degree water … and all the lights...
  • I just realized something: My cat is a Democrat

    09/25/2012 2:43:49 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 75 replies
    intarwebs | unknown
    I think this has been posted before but I couldn't find it. Worth a chuckle.
  • Howard Stern interviews various New Yuckers about upcoming election issues (Heeelarious!)

    09/24/2012 5:16:13 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 25 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | September 24, 2012 | Not sure
    Howard Stern, a man I detest in general, sends one of his staff to wander the streets and ask the peeps out there some questions about the upcoming election.
  • Have the nitwits claimed this Lady Rmoney airplane emergency was faked yet?

    09/21/2012 9:24:51 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 23 replies
    9/21/2012
    Too lazy to try and figure out if I can post article from the site I read this on, but it has prolly already happened that this is claimed to be fake. The libturds will claim this was all faked to make Mitt and the Missus have the photo op showed on Drudge.
  • RIP Mark Craighead: Crossbreed Holsters

    09/06/2012 6:03:12 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 16 replies
    A man who built some of the most favorite of my holsters has gone to the big gun range in the sky. I own a couple of his IWBs and I consider them very comfy and concealable. But WTF do I know? Nuttin much. See ya up there brah, I'll be the guy on the bicycle. CC
  • Texas boy, 4yo, saves 3yo, then drowns.

    08/09/2012 5:32:59 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 32 replies
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram ^ | 08/09/2012 | Domingo Ramirez Jr., 817-390-7763
    A four year old little Man jumps into a pool to save a struggling little girl, then drowned and was took off life support today.
  • Hey North Texas car nuts ...

    06/26/2012 7:48:07 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 8 replies
    Car show with ol' Shel's cars, lots of 'em, in Plano this Saturday. Lots of real Shelbys
  • Supermoon and the sky in Dallas

    05/05/2012 9:10:21 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 43 replies
    me
    Went down to White Rock Lake this evening to feed the turtles and watch the moon rise. Pretty impressive display by old Luna.
  • Cat vanity: I think mine is possessed by at least one demon

    04/29/2012 7:41:08 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 134 replies
    my weird cat
    I'm sitting in the den Friday night watching Samurai movies. My weird psycho cat Rocket jumps into my chair and gets all cuddly and lovey. I am patting him and he gets this look in his eyes and I know what is next. He bites the tar out of me.
  • To all the cats I've known

    03/08/2012 8:52:24 PM PST · by West Texas Chuck · 66 replies
    ma again
    This is my list of all the cats I can remember since I cared about pets.
  • Springfield Armory Happiness (Vanity)

    02/29/2012 8:15:40 PM PST · by West Texas Chuck · 18 replies
    little ol' me
    I want to go on record giving kudos to SA's custom shop.
  • Been thinking about my next cooker ... Vanity bigtime

    02/22/2012 8:14:09 PM PST · by West Texas Chuck · 45 replies
    little ol' me
    I've done worn out a couple of Charbroils, a Weber grill, and two smokers (one no name and an Oklahoma Joe's) so far. Went shopping to BBQs Galore and Elliott's up in Plano and ran across the big brother to this piece of bbq machinery. So far, my favorite. Man love baby.
  • Shooting at local light rail station, Richardson TX

    02/07/2012 6:55:29 PM PST · by West Texas Chuck · 13 replies
    Shooting at DART Arapaho station, two dead so far including the perp.
  • Vanity - Planning honeymoon trip to NE part of America.

    02/02/2012 8:16:00 PM PST · by West Texas Chuck · 77 replies · 1+ views
    what day is this? | Just l'il ole me
    I proposed to She Who Must Be Obeyed on Christmas Day, in front of all the usual suspects. So now the marriage machine is in full stroke and I am planning our honeymoon. I think we have settled on a roadtrip through the Appalachians up to Arlington. Probably come back through the FL panhandle, over to Nawlins and back home to Dallas. I have a few thoughts and many questions ...
  • Eldorado, TX, Star Party

    10/12/2011 6:08:50 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 8 replies
    I've never been to one of these things, but it sounds like fun.
  • Vanity: I HATE DANCING WITH THE STARS !!!

    09/20/2011 6:19:20 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 181 replies
    me
    Two nights in a row, huge fight between me and She Who Must Be Obeyed. I can't watch this carp, I hate it. Before my head explodes I have to say the show is stupid, the talent is stupid, the whole idea of this is stupid. And Bruno is a wiggler, which is stupid. I'll take my lumps on this, from her and all y'all, I just can't watch this show. I brought my Hamburger Helper out here to the DawgHouse so I could surf something, anything, but DWTS. Ended up here on FR, as usual. I bought her a...
  • Vanity: yours truly and another local mountain bike celebrity

    09/07/2011 7:28:19 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 84 replies
    little old me
    I got invited to a local trail last weekend to do a ride with some of my pals. Special guest in attendance.
  • Concealed carry holsters? (Vanity)

    08/28/2011 6:15:47 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 77 replies
    little old me
    I have always used a belly bag for concealed carry, but I am thinking about leather holsters now. Input sought.
  • Every gun is loaded (vanity)

    08/14/2011 10:37:32 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 25 replies
    me
    Even when they are out of ammo.
  • EMPLOYMENTVILLE !!! (Vanity)

    08/10/2011 4:51:34 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 44 replies
    me
    After two years of sucking that Texas Workforce Commission's hind teat, I got a job today. It hasn't even sunk in yet, but once I sign the W4 and see my mug on a security badge key, I'll believe it.
  • Redneck Olympics faces lawsuit over name

    08/09/2011 4:53:57 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 40 replies
    Sun Journal ^ | Aug 9, 2011 | Tony Reaves
    HEBRON — The Redneck Olympics are facing a legal challenge from the United States Olympic Committee, according to organizer Harold Brooks. Brooks said he received a phone call Monday from a legal office of the USOC, telling him he needs to change the name of his event in the future or face a lawsuit. He was told the word “Olympics” is the property of the Olympic Committee. Brooks said it's a case of large group bullying a small businessman. “I said, 'I'm not basing it on your Olympics, I'm basing it on the Olympics in Greece.'” Brooks said. “I understand...
  • Another liberal has been borned by my God-daughter.

    08/05/2011 6:53:53 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 23 replies
    none | blame it on me
    My good buddy in Arkansas is a proud Grandpa one more time. I'd take a bullet for this Arkie, USMC vet, deer hunter, geetar fag, music freak all around. He is a lib. But he is also my bro. Hah, Jim sent me an email saying his daughter had a "checkup" today, and this is what they found ;)
  • Truck nuts, what say ye?

    07/27/2011 10:52:03 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 54 replies
    live5news ^ | Jul 27, 2011 7:09 AM CDT | Mark Davenport
    OK, I think these things are stoopid, but I see them all around here in Texas. Sometimes accompanied by a cowbell. Pic at the linky. You may be a redneck if you have "truck nuts" hanging from your bumper, but I guess that is Free Speech. I guess I'd rather see those than a COEXIST sticker.
  • Vanity - .308 rifle query

    07/25/2011 11:48:10 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 93 replies
    me
    If I ever get gainful employment again, I plan to buy a rifle. I don't consider a 5.56mm to be a proper battle rifle, call me a doofus but I want a .30 caliber firearm with a shortish barrel. No AKs, that might come later. I have all the handguns I need, as far as She Who Must Be Obeyed knows anyway. Might pick up another or two along the way, but I want a long gun. Don't know squat about semi-auto rifles, but I am a good learner.
  • 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb

    07/13/2011 8:42:18 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck
    Buddy of mine on the Dallas mountain bike forum turned me on to this, sounds like a worthy use of liesure time. I'm in. Dallas Stair Climb
  • Internet Extorter techie questions

    07/12/2011 3:09:43 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 11 replies
    my big old brain | me
    OK, I am not posting this to stir up the FireFox guys and gals. I've used FF for a while, it's OK but I generally surf with IE8. Two things I've noticed: 1 - sometimes when I visit a web page that requires a login, say my bank or webmail, the "focus" is supposed to put the cursor in either my login or password box. Normally Chase bank is pretty good but the last few days I have to click on the login box. My webmail is often lousy, but on days Chase doesn't put the cursor in the box...
  • Vanity: Fans of Spanish-style guitar check this out

    07/09/2011 10:28:08 AM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 30 replies
    me
    Buddy of mine recently turned me onto a Mexican duo that is just awesome. I've always been a fan of guitar, with a soft spot for Flamenco or Spanish guitar, or whatever you would call it. I'm not sure how to categorize these two musicians, but I love their stuff. Rodrigo y Gabriela, aka Rod and Gabi, they claim not to play Flamenco, sometimes picking with just fingers and sometimes using a guitar pick. A couple of their CDs come with bonus DVDs where they demonstrate their style and attempt to explain it. Fascinating to watch.
  • Vanity: I like turtles

    07/06/2011 5:30:15 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 75 replies
    me
    OK, how long till somebody posts the little zombie kid who "likes turtles?" That's cool. I have 2 Mississippi Map turtles, one Common Musk turtle, and a new Red-ear Slider. I also have a Box turtle, Buddy lives in my garden. I'm going to see this on Sunday with The Warden, can't wait: http://www.turtle-film.com/
  • Vanity: Is it legal to CHL on Army Corps of Engineers property?

    07/03/2011 10:14:55 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 25 replies · 1+ views
    Me
    Interesting weekend. I drove up to a little place called Bismarck, Arkansas. I go up there a lot, buddy of mine is camp host at a Boy Scout camp there. We camp right on Lake Degray, it is a beautiful area just south of Hot Springs. My buddy is sort of a joker, here is my story … We get there Friday afternoon, talk to my bud, drive down to our camp spot and start making camp. Haven’t been there 10 minutes when a Hot Springs county deputy sheriff comes rolling up. I’ve seen LEOs out there maybe once before...
  • Saw something that really got under my skin today.

    06/27/2011 9:41:35 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 65 replies
    my brain | Me
    I cut the grass today, it was hot hot hot in Garland, TX. After that I did a little watering. Now, I'm outside a fair bit, notice all the people going by. Typical people out walking, people on bikes, noisy vehicles. There are several laborer types who cruise by on their 24" girl's bikes, I know most of 'em on sight. Something weird happened around 5:30 or so. I see a Hispanic guy, maybe 30-40ish, on a bike, approaching from a direction that is not typical. No big deal, typical laborer guy with jeans and a sleeved western shirt and...
  • Letter from an ER nurse in Vancouver BC

    06/20/2011 9:55:38 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 21 replies
    Regarding some guy who wrote a letter to apologize for rioting and burning cars. Hope I can post this here. Worthy read: ER Nurse's Letter"You, Tim Kwong, are a douchtard. Apology not accepted."
  • Vanity: Crazy Russian gun guy

    06/04/2011 3:02:33 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 28 replies
    I'm sure some of this guy's stuff has been posted around here before, I found him by accident. Pretty funny, dude seems to be on the level. I don't think he is faking it, but would love opinions.
  • What is up with the XX-1/2 post numbers?

    06/01/2011 9:18:09 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 81 replies
    I can't help myself, I am a nosy person. In the last week or so I have seen two different posters with an XX-1/2 post number, a weird join date, and a FReep name that leads to some YouBoob or Wiki destination. What the heck is up with this? Check 24-1/2. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2728498/posts Makes me think we are being hacked. I dunno, but that is shennanigans of some sort. I guess I'm just a suspicious person, but abnormal stuff gets my attention.
  • Vanity: You ever want to read up on an interesting guy, look up Steve McQueen sometime.

    05/27/2011 9:24:08 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 86 replies
    Me
    I always liked that guy's films, own a couple of 'em. What an interesting read. Go to Wiki sometime and put his name in, wow. That guy was cool. I guess I didn't realize he died so young (ha, 50, I'm older than that). I can identify with him so much, what a trip. I love that film "Le Mans" because I am a racing film. It is basically stupid, except for the tasty automobiles, but I watch it every few months and always get a tear. I'm weird like that about films.
  • The definitive list of Obama Birth Certificate myths?

    04/29/2011 11:41:05 AM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 55 replies
    FR threads | as seen in date stamp | little old me
    People keep asking the same questions over and over in each thread on this topic, I thought I would try to lump them all together and give my analysis of each. Maybe this will help answer a few questions already sorted out before new threads are started, at least until it turns into another hair-pulling, face scratching, dress tearing free-for-all like some threads around here have.