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Old 06-19-12, 10:09 PM   #1
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Any Freemasons?

Hey all,

I was wondering, are you of you members of the Masonic Lodge here? Myself, I am a MM at Herrin Prairie Lodge #693 in Herrin, Illinois. Always looking to connect with brothers on the net!
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Old 06-19-12, 11:22 PM   #2
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... should they be telling you if they are?

Also, since everyone knows the Freemasons control society and the stoplights, can you get the light at Weddell and Fair Oaks re-timed for traffic crossing Fair Oaks? It is way too short.
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I think there is a mason in the politics and religion subforum.
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No, don't know any free ones, do know a couple expensive masons, but they do fabulous work.
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Hey all,

I was wondering, are you of you members of the Masonic Lodge here? Myself, I am a MM at Herrin Prairie Lodge #693 in Herrin, Illinois. Always looking to connect with brothers on the net!
I thought if they told you, they have to kill you.
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I thought if they told you, they have to kill you.
Haha nope... Freemasonry isn't a secret society that is why we have decals, rings and even ads in the paper about community dinners and what not. besides with the internet, there is no such thing as privacy anymore

Freemasonry is a society with secrets and its just a symbol of tradition more than anything...

Wanna know our biggest secret???

....

We love to eat together there goes my tongue, dang it!!!
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Hey all,

I was wondering, are you of you members of the Masonic Lodge here? Myself, I am a MM at Herrin Prairie Lodge #693 in Herrin, Illinois. Always looking to connect with brothers on the net!
I haven't been to anything in many moons.. but yes.
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freemasonry = cosplay for old white people
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My grandfather was a Mason and was given this watch for his service as Grand Master (I think that was the title) of his lodge. Our shared name has 12 letters in it and that's what makes the numerals on the watch dial. I'll pass this to my son who also shares the name.

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Haha nope... Freemasonry isn't a secret society that is why we have decals, rings and even ads in the paper about community dinners and what not. besides with the internet, there is no such thing as privacy anymore

Freemasonry is a society with secrets and its just a symbol of tradition more than anything...

Wanna know our biggest secret???

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We love to eat together there goes my tongue, dang it!!!
Yes but do you have secret decoder rings?
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I think there is a mason in the politics and religion subforum.
He got banned (for the second time) a couple of years ago.
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So why do all masonic lodges look like war bunkers? You'd be lucky if you see one with 1 or more very small windows.
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He got banned (for the second time) a couple of years ago.
Isn't mclononix a mason?

I seem to remember the squarecompass dude and mclononix calling each other "brother" when talking about mason poop.
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I don't know. All I know for sure is S&C was probably the Lodge Brother no one wanted to admit knowing. He used to hand out organ donor cards to nonhelmet wearers at RAGBRAI every year.
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I don't know. All I know for sure is S&C was probably the Lodge Brother no one wanted to admit knowing. He used to hand out organ donor cards to nonhelmet wearers at RAGBRAI every year.
Yeah, he was like the crazy mason that you hoped would never escape from your attic.
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Now that I think about it, someone a couple of generations back in my wife's family must have been a Freemason, as we have a Bible in the house that says "with masonic helps" right on the cover.
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My grandfather was a Mason and was given this watch for his service as Grand Master (I think that was the title) of his lodge. Our shared name has 12 letters in it and that's what makes the numerals on the watch dial. I'll pass this to my son who also shares the name.

Has to be confusing as Hell when someone asks you the time and you tell them it is 20 past R.
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So why do all masonic lodges look like war bunkers? You'd be lucky if you see one with 1 or more very small windows.
Brick is often used as it symbolizes stone masonry which was how it was started Windows are not common because lodge is like vegas, what happens in lodge, stays in lodge >_<
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