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  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Jon Voight

    10/12/2019 7:23:29 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | 10/12/2019 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Jon Voight. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Jon Voight is an actor who has consistently been conservative his entire career. Although vilified by most in Hollywood for such views, he continues to earn the respect of his performance peers. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle: Enter the letters in the top half...
  • Weekly Garden Thread - October 12-18, 2019

    10/12/2019 6:37:48 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 32 replies
    October 12, 2019 | Diana in Wisconsin/Greeneyes
    The Weekly Gardening Thread is a weekly gathering of folks that love soil, seeds and plants of all kinds. From complete newbies that are looking to start that first potted plant, to gardeners with some acreage, to Master Gardener level and beyond, we would love to hear from you. If you have specific question about a plant/problem you are having, please remember to state the Growing Zone where you are located. This thread is non-political respite, although you will find that most here are conservative folks. No matter what, you won’t be flamed and the only dumb question is the...
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Mark Steyn

    10/11/2019 10:19:17 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | 10/11/2019 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Mark Steyn. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Mark Steyn is an undocumented anchor man who works out of Ice Station EIB. His humorous conservative wit is surpassed only by his wry English accent. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle: Enter the letters in the top half (letter columns) of the puzzle into...
  • Treasure hunters uncover pristine gold coins in wreckage of ship that sank in 1840 [tr]

    10/10/2019 8:11:13 AM PDT · by C19fan · 16 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 10, 2019 | Michael Havis
    Treasure hunters have struck gold while diving a wreck thought to have sunk with tens of millions of dollars worth of currency. The Steamship North Carolina, a 200ft long side wheel steamer, sank on July 25, 1840, after colliding with her sister ship, the Governor Dudley, 20 miles off the South Carolina coast. And while all passengers and crew were able to escape from one ship to the other, their cargo was lost – including a hoard of gold coins.
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by George Washington Carver

    10/10/2019 7:55:02 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | 10/10/2019 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by George Washington Carver. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. George Washington Carver was a brilliant agricultural scientist that revolutionized crop maintenance, and is essentially the Henry Ford of farming. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle: Enter the letters in the top half (letter columns) of the puzzle into the white squares on the...
  • Blakefield Wildcat Cartridges

    10/09/2019 7:06:24 PM PDT · by txnativegop · 18 replies
    today | Me
    I need help with firearms identification for Blakefield Wildcat cartridges. I found references to 12-cal., 14-cal., and 17-cal., wildcats listed with the name "Blakefield" on the old Qual-Cart site. I know nothing of these cartridges or firearms. I am hoping there might be a Freeper who has some knowledge of these cartridges and the guns so chambered.
  • China's Censorship Is Creeping Into America, Blizzard And NBA Bend The Knee To Communist China

    10/09/2019 1:37:40 PM PDT · by ThinkingBuddha · 7 replies
    youtube.com ^ | 10/08/2019 | Tim Pool
    China's Censorship Is Creeping Into America, Blizzard And NBA Bend The Knee To Communist China. The big story trending today is that Blizzard, the company behind Hearthstone, has suspended a player and rescinded prize money over his support for the ongoing Hong Kong protests. This comes in the wake of the South Park episode mocking American companies for caving to the censorship demands of China. The news sparked outrage that Americans would have to live under the censorship of China due to market pressure with Marco Rubio issuing a statement stating just that. China uses market influence to exert cultural...
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Laura Loomer

    10/09/2019 7:33:17 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | 10/9/2019 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Laura Loomer. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Laura Loomer is a journalist and conservative who has ticked off all the right people, and is banned from most social media. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle: Enter the letters in the top half (letter columns) of the puzzle into the white squares on...
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Burt Prelutsky

    10/08/2019 8:17:45 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | 10/8/2019 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Burt Prelutsky. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Burt Prelutsky got his start in journalism by skewering movie reviews throughout the sixties. His scathing, one-line reviews were hated by the media industries, but loved by his readers. Since then, he's been a prominent conservative columnist and blogger. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle:...
  • Windows 10 update panic: Older VMware Workstation Pro app broken (ver 14 and earlier)

    10/07/2019 8:51:26 AM PDT · by dayglored · 33 replies
    The Register ^ | Oct 7, 2019 | Tim Anderson
    Desperate users tinkering with compatibility system to get up and running again Windows 10 users have been complaining since the weekend that VMware Workstation no longer runs after a cumulative Windows 10 Update prevents it from starting.Only older versions of VMware Workstation are affected, but even users willing to pay for an upgrade may face other compatibility issues.The culprit seems to be KB4517211, which upgrades Windows 10 to build 18362.387. Although not mentioned in the knowledgebase, this update adds entries to the Windows Compatibility database, the result being that attempting to run VMware Workstation 14 or below gives the message...
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by George Mason

    10/07/2019 8:00:29 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | 10/7/2019 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by George Mason. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. George Mason was a dedicated federalist, one of three men who refused to sign the new U.S. Constitution because it didn't go far enough protecting state's and individual's rights. Considered the father of the original 10 amendments, he foresaw the populist and globalist attack on the principles for which the document was founded. His prescience was confirmed with the ratification of several subsequent amendments which significantly weakened the intent and the practical application of...
  • Timeless and currently relevant~ George Washington

    10/06/2019 5:33:53 PM PDT · by Openurmind · 11 replies
    Founders online ^ | September 19, 1796 | George Washington
    "It is important, likewise, that the habits of thinking in a free country should inspire caution in those entrusted with its administration, to confine themselves within their respective constitutional spheres, avoiding in the exercise of the powers of one department to encroach upon another. The spirit of encroachment tends to consolidate the powers of all the departments in one, and thus to create, whatever the form of government, a real despotism. A just estimate of that love of power, and proneness to abuse it, which predominates in the human heart, is sufficient to satisfy us of the truth of this...
  • An Inside Look at Microsoft’s Newest Flight Simulator

    10/06/2019 12:56:19 PM PDT · by dayglored · 45 replies
    EAA AirVenture ^ | Sep 30, 2019 | Hal Bryan
    There’s no way I can write about the return of Flight Simulator without sharing just a little bit of my own story for context,... ... Like many of its predecessors, the new simulator models the entire planet, including something like 40,000 airports worldwide. I used to brag in presentations about FSX that we started with 2 terabytes of scenery data, and then compressed that to fit onto a couple of DVDs in a box. The world in the new version consists of 2 petabytes of data — yes, that’s one thousand times bigger. The scenery is built on Bing satellite...
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Boris Badenov

    10/06/2019 8:34:58 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 2 replies
    Self-Published | 10/6/2019 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Boris Badenov. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Boris Badenov is cartoon-land's most beloved Russian villian. Along with his wife Natasha, they provided the role models for many current communists such as Maxine Waters and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle: Enter the letters in the top half (letter columns) of...
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by William Shakespeare

    10/05/2019 8:02:37 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 2 replies
    Self-Published | 10/5/2019 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by William Shakespeare. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. William Shakespeare is known as the world's greatest literary genius. His plays have been shown for centuries, and most of modern drama genre has its genesis in the Globe Theatre, Shakespeares home venue. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle: Enter the letters in the top...
  • Weekly Garden Thread - October 5th-11th, 2019

    10/05/2019 5:48:56 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 81 replies
    October 5, 2019 | Diana in Wisconsin/Greeneyes
    The Weekly Gardening Thread is a weekly gathering of folks that love soil, seeds and plants of all kinds. From complete newbies that are looking to start that first potted plant, to gardeners with some acreage, to Master Gardener level and beyond, we would love to hear from you. If you have specific question about a plant/problem you are having, please remember to state the Growing Zone where you are located. This thread is non-political respite, although you will find that most here are conservative folks. No matter what, you won’t be flamed and the only dumb question is the...
  • Colorado father and son make their own Lamborghini with 3D printer

    10/04/2019 10:54:53 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 39 replies
    UPI ^ | Oct. 4, 2019 / 12:47 PM | Ben Hooper
    Oct. 4 (UPI) -- A Colorado physicist is putting his scientific expertise to a practical purpose -- using a 3D printer to build a Lamborghini with his 11-year-old son. Erie resident Sterling Backus and his son, Xander, 11, started work on their full-size, working model of an Italian supercar -- specifically the Lamborghini Aventador -- when the boy asked his father if it was possible. "One day I said to him, hey can we build one of those?" Xander Backus told WCNC-TV. Sterling Backus said his background as a "gear head" has thus far been more helpful than his training...
  • Looking for a Goalie Jill

    10/04/2019 9:31:38 AM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 15 replies
    Vanity ^ | 10/04/2019 | Oshkalaboomboom
    This is a very unusual request. Our 8 year old granddaughter is the goalie on a roller hockey team and she is required to wear groin protection. They have these things called goalie jills, cups designed for girls, but her mother can't find one in the UK. She has Amazon Prime so it isn't like she can't search. They just aren't available. If anyone has a link to one I can get my sister to buy it and mail it to England. My wife suggested I ask here because FReepers know everything. Thanks in advance for any help.
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Orson Welles

    10/04/2019 7:42:46 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 3 replies
    Self-Published | 10/4/2019 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Orson Welles. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Orson Welles was a charismatic fella of some heft. He originated the media's fake news industry by announcing a Martian attack in New Jersey, then worked his way up to selling wine (but never before its time). All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle: Enter the...
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Victor Davis Hanson

    10/03/2019 7:59:50 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 1 replies
    Self-Published | 10/3/2019 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Victor Davis Hanson. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle. Victor Davis Hanson is an American classicist, military historian, columnist and farmer. His classes on the U.S. Constitution at Hillsdale College have been very popular. All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle: Enter the letters in the top half (letter columns) of the puzzle into...