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  • The Internet

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  • Cable or satellite TV

    18 31.58%
  • Hot Water Heater

    0 0%
  • Refridgerator

    0 0%
  • One bicycle (just one)

    15 26.32%
  • Your spouse

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  • Your kids

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    Which would you be without?

    If there were a government mandate that stated that everyone had to eliminate one of the following from there home by Jan. 1 2007, which would it be?

    BTW, I forgot to mention that punishment for failure to comply would be waterboarding with George W. Bush or a hunting trip with Dick Cheney. Keep that in mind.

    Last edited by Portis; 10-29-06 at 10:54 AM.

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    Gasoline powered vehicle. Who needs cars when you have a bike?

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    I voted for the car too, but it wouldn't be a slam dunk. My spouse and I both need a car for our work, and it would be tough to manage with just one. But i voted for automobile anyway, thinking i could somehow find a way to make it work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by -=Łem in Pa=-
    None.
    Rebel.

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    None, I'd tell the gov't to f*** off and mind their own business.

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    Easy one. I've never had cable and I don't want kids.
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    I don't mind a little smart comprimise. I'm for changing our fuel policy with a personal sacrifice. No problemas.

    I voted one (1) gas-powered vehicle, and I don't mean the lawnmower.
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    I voted the gas powered vehicle as well. I could care less about the van other than occasionally needing it for OOT trips for Dr Appts. If Amtrak had a reasonable bike policy on our route, it wouldn't be an issue anymore though! I could grab the Amtrak to Indy and ride from the Amtrak station out to Carmel!
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    A bike... I have a few sitting around that were they cars they could qualify for a CARB/CAFE credit or two. Just fodder for the compactor.

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    just one? like i can keep any more than that one i get rid of?

    if it's just ditch one, i'd be good with the gas-powered vehicle, refrigerator, hot water heater or bicycle.

    if i have to cut down to one, i'd go with the hot water heater.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Portis
    BTW, I forgot to mention that punishment for failure to comply would be waterboarding with George W. Bush or a hunting trip with Dick Cheney. Keep that in mind.
    None, the "punishments" actually sound quite fun. In all seriousness, I wouldn't mind chillin' with Bush or hunting with Cheney.

    But if I had to choose one of the options, it'd probably be one bicycle. I got a couple layin around I could do without.

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    a bike, i got a junker i could get rid of...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Portis
    BTW, I forgot to mention that punishment for failure to comply would be waterboarding with George W. Bush or a hunting trip with Dick Cheney. Keep that in mind.
    So I'd get the chance to take shot at Cheney?

    Now that's what the 2nd amendment is about.

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    I alreadt lack the gas powered vehicle, so there!
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    Cable or sattelite tv.. nothing worth watching on tv anyway.

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    So if I don't already have a TV, gasoline-powered vehicle, spouse, or kids, would the government be satisfied, or do I have to choose something I do have?

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    What is a Refridgerator ?
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    I voted car. But in reality I only have one car and need it. I've got a bunch of old expendable beaters I could easily live without.
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    I notice nobody was willing to dump the net!
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    I'd get rid of the car...only because I love my Comedy Central, History Channel, and Discovery Channel (sans Lance).

    I don't think Bush would go waterboarding with me...I'm too brown to be in his circle of friends...
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    i could never go without car/tv/internet/hot water/fridge.

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    a car...Totally out of those options
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    Quote Originally Posted by Portis
    If there were a government mandate that stated that everyone had to eliminate one of the following from there home by Jan. 1 2007, which would it be?

    BTW, I forgot to mention that punishment for failure to comply would be waterboarding with George W. Bush or a hunting trip with Dick Cheney. Keep that in mind.

    This was easy TV, becuase i use my internet and i read more than i watch TV. I do not have kids, no spouse either but who would to get rid of people you know and growed to love?.
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    not married, no kids (although if I had kids I would burn the world to the ground before I would let someone take them), I have a junker bicycle I would not miss, same goes for my truck. They can have more than one.

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