Wait a second! Didn't have a 9 foot on it did it?
I had to move a blade for a friend who sold his truck without the plow.
Anyway did a 20 mile bit city and highway with it. Told him to do nothing
but watch the temp, it stayed well with in limits. Oh, did the move in
August had to be 75+. Maybe the cooling system for the diesel is the way to
I'd like to say "dodge or nothing" but to be fair, my neighbor has an 01 f-250
super duty with the powersmoke and he's got about 150k miles on it with a lot of
towing in that number... truck still runs great, though noisy as hell compared
to the late-model cummins..
I had the misfortune of spending about a month in the back seat one weekend on a
trip to Mexico... or at least tit SEEMED like a month...
Lots of room but not much choice of seating position... typical for a 4 door
truck, I'd imagine..
I hear that! Last time I was there, I was about 5.. lol
My comfort zone does not include weather under 40 degrees... *g*
Well, we're taking the Ram when we move to Mexico but selling the Dakota because
we like it too much to tear it up on dirt roads... Is that better?
I was the lucky one in the family, born in Calif.... my sister and 2 brothers
were born in Buffalo... umm.. I think my sister, the oldest, was born in
this is ridiculous budd. you have been back for what now, one or two
days? and look at what you have written already. you have already
turned this into a religious debate and no one is even arguing with
you. you have come back here with a chip on your shoulder looking for
a fight. keep it up and you will find one i'm sure.
no one here cares what your religion is, but it should be just
that........your religion. keep it to yourself and everyone else here
will do the same. it isn't even a disagreement over religion, it is
over religious "style". i could care less what religion you are a
member of. i could care care less what groups you belong to. you
could be a nudist for all i care, but i certainly wouldn't want to
discuss it with you, debate it with you or (heaven forbid) see any
pictures of it.
as for coming back to the ng, you certainly are welcome here. this
isn't an invitation only group, anyone that choses to be here can be
here. it is just so obvious that you have come back for the single
purpose of picking a fight over your new found christianity.
No, chip on the shoulder, just the Truth. As for turning it into a religious
debate, all I said was I wasn't knuckling under to you, Roy, or anyone else
about my beliefs or what I determine needs to be written in a reply.
If you misquote Scripture or misunderstand a quote of Scripture then I will
reply to correct te errors, that's all.
You don't like what I post, kill file or ignore me.
Now your censoring me again. Sorry, but my beliefs don't allow me to turn my
faith on or off when I come into the group. Btw, when it comes to my
<LOL> Not "new found" but rather, I finally decided to shed the rest of my
worldly ways. I took Christ as my personal Savior on Father's Day, 1978.
No, Budd... "censoring you" would be him hacking into your news server and
deleting your posts. Telling someone to "keep your religion to yourself" is
not censorship - because you're free to ignore it (and you do). Again, you
need to stop playing the victim "he's attacking me.... he's censoring
me... he's stabbing me in the back..." - all claims made by you in the last
You just couldn't WAIT to jump back in, with both feet, and stir things up.
"Theguy" made one comment, in passing, about you (I believe his words were,
"as for Budd, he pretty much lost it at the end" - describing the last time
you declared you were "leaving the group"), and you just happened to pick up
on it? You've been scanning this group every day since your previous
departure - just waiting for the opportunity to come back in and play the
role of the victim. In some way, you enjoy it. You must - you keep doing
And as far as hypocrisy goes, you should look in the mirror before accusing
others of that. Back on Monday, didn't you say, "Makes me glad I'm not
subscribed here anymore. Don't bother answering, I'm gone.". Yet, here you
Budd - you were a valued member here for many years. I always liked you,
and respected you, both for your knowledge and your demeanor. But something
changed you last year... your skin got a whole lot thinner, and you turned
up the Christian rhetoric at least 20 notches.
Of course, all the above is just my opinion. In no way am I attempting to
censor you, attack you, stab you in the back, or drive you away. Take it as
An attack is an attack, is it not? A "stab in the back" when someone is
unable or not considered available to defend themselves is a "stab in the
back" correct? Both happened, did they not? If I hadn't peeked in the group
since the last time, about 3-4 weeks ago, I would probably have missed it
since I only download 100 headers at a time.
"Censoring" is any denial of freedom of speech.
No, Tom, I am not "waiting for a chance to jump in with both feet", but if
someone demeans me or my beliefs, do I not have the right to defend myself
or my faith? If not the right, the Bible says I have to defend my faith, to
stand up for what I believe. And that is the crux of the matter, the fact I
do stand up when attacked and not roll over and play dead like some would
have me do.
Yep, here I am . . .it's called "changing your mind".
You're right, a lot has changed. Like I mentioned in another reply, I'm
trying to live closer to the Bible's requirements as I understand them thru
prayer and fasting. Is it wrong to try to become a better person spiritually
than you have been? That all I've done. Developing terminal illnesses cause
that in some people, for me it was a need to find peace.
Tom, I value you as a friend also, and have learned much from you as well. I
do not want to be known just for my beliefs but I want to be known I will
stand up for my beliefs. Unfortunately, some in here seem dedicated to
trying to make me never able respond to a Biblical misquote.
Tom, unlike "theguy", you came to me as close as "face to face" with your
concern as the Internet allows. For that I cannot consider your words an
attack, but rather the words of a concerned friend. Look at the
informational replies to a few posters I've already made since I came back .
. where's the proselytizing? The sigline is my signature and the replies are
"just like old times".
Peace to you and yours, Tom.
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So where's the denial? Your ability to post has never been pre-empted.
There's a difference between Joe Citizen telling you to "shut up", and say,
a judge issuing an order for you to "shut up". The latter is certainly
censorship.... the former, since it has no authority, is nothing more than
a suggestion - one which you are free to ignore.
Heck - I have people tell me to shut up several times every day... doesn't
mean I'm experiencing censorship.
I do consider you a friend, Budd, and I'm glad to see you back and
contributing. I just hate to see you letting yourself get drawn into these
senseless debates with people who's minds you're never going to change -
people for whatever reason enjoy poking you with a stick.
I wish you all the best.
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