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   HopeandGlory posted on Movies & Reviews  Hubby is currently watching this movie, starring

Gregory Peck
Dean Jaggar
Hugh Marlowe
Gary Merrill
Millard Mitchell

Can you name it?
June 20 at 22:01 EST .



   StormCnter  Terrific film. Gregory Peck is always worth watching, but Dean Jagger is a fave of mine. "Twelve O'Clock High". Good one, Hope.
June 21 at 07:08 EST .

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   HopeandGlory  That's correct Storm, Hubby loved it for the Umpteenth time Smile!. . . Sorry I didn't answer sooner, but my Internet has been down all day. Also, the electricity was off for an hour this morning, Is this going to be the new "Norm"? . . . Sigh!
June 21 at 21:51 EST .


   Safetydude  Roger on a terrific movie.
I can almost identify with the scene when General Savage started to suffer his breakdown and couldn't swing himself into the B-17 through the crew hatch.
No, not the breakdown, but having a tough time getting in the 'plane through the nose hatch.
Our wing hosted the B-17 "Memphis Belle", of what was the "Confederate(now commemorative )Air Force" when I stationed at Robins AFB with the 116th BW. Some of us did some maintenance on it and went up to the flightdeck, via the front hatch. I don't know how the crews wearing flack jackets and all that cold weather gear on managed it. It took us at least three tries to get it.
It's hard to believe that the old F-4 Phantom could carry twice the bomb load of the B-17.

It's nice to see some activity on the ol' Movie wall.
June 22 at 22:19 EST .


   MeiDei  Gee Safety you sure know how to make a person feel like chopped liver! [laughing] I thought you weren't happy with it/us.
June 23 at 11:36 EST .


   StormCnter  That's what I thought, too, Mei.
June 23 at 13:10 EST .


   Iacta alea est  I loved the TV show as a kid.
June 24 at 17:20 EST .


   Safetydude  I miss the quizzes.
By the way MeiD.. I love pate and cucumber sandwiches.
Not a thing wrong with chopped liver.
Yesterday at 23:04 EST .


   MeiDei  I loved my French aunt's pork liver pate, it was ground not chopped - couldn't help but make a pig of myself (laughing ).
I left you a war quiz tell us if it's to your liking.
22 hours ago .




   HopeandGlory posted on Main Page The Lobby  Can we start putting articles on the correct Wall Please . . . after all, that is what they're there for, TIA . . . SMILE!!!

FYI . . . I do hit every Wall at least once a day.
June 19 at 15:03 EST .

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   MeiDei  Good for you Hope, I've been wondering where you were & if all was well. Happily chastised! Comment from time to time so we know there's activity on those walls
June 19 at 16:24 EST .

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   Safetydude  Go for it, Hope !

I suggested that months ago. Hope it will work this time.
(No play on words intended )
June 19 at 18:06 EST .

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   BirdsNest  Is it laziness or time constraints that keep people from visiting just a few walls? It is very boring to go to a wall and see nothing new for months. I have been extremely busy and preoccupied with my own troubles and have not felt like posting much.
June 19 at 20:03 EST .

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   StormCnter  It's nice to know that someone is visiting the Walls each day. However, if there are no comments for weeks or months, the Walls appear unvisited.
June 20 at 05:58 EST .

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   FlatCityGirl  Specifically, what is the Main Page - The Lobby for?
June 20 at 14:00 EST .


   Escaped commieny  It's a Lobby, where you get directions to the wall {floor}
your (destination ) post is appropriate. In the beginning we didn't have all these specific walls. The Coffee Klatch was born for gossip around the water cooler. Then the interest of the posters added more walls.
June 20 at 15:14 EST .

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   FlatCityGirl  So in other words, we shouldn't be posting anything here on this page at all? We are supposed to log on and then go to different walls from here.

So on which wall would I got to post a link to a story about a giant alligator that was killed in Florida?

But if all this page is good for is to give directions to another wall, why is posting even allow4ed?
June 20 at 17:15 EST .

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   StormCnter  Just my opinion, but I think we should stop criticizing each other for breaking unwritten rules. If something is posted here that others feel should have been posted elsewhere, what harm has been done?
June 21 at 05:20 EST .

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   FlatCityGirl  I just took a tour around the site and looked at all of the "walls." Then I went back about ten pages on this Main Lobby page to see what had been posted.

I think that for the most part, we get it right; we post in the right places.

I always thought this Main Page was for current events --happening right now. I got taken to task here once for posting political stuff when we have a Politics Wall. But I didn't pay any attention to it. With the fall elections coming fast, and with Trump dominating everything, Politics is very Right Now.
June 21 at 10:44 EST .

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   Calvinesq  Agree, Storm - Perhaps the original post here should have been on Pet Peeves! : )
June 21 at 10:48 EST .

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   HopeandGlory posted on Photography  Spring has sprung in Texas.
   March 20 at 14:42 EST .

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   MeiDei  How long do the flowers last?
April 2 at 06:51 EST .

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   HopeandGlory  Hello Mei . . . these started blooming in early March and could continue until the end of April, it depends on heat and getting enough rainfall.
April 2 at 09:50 EST .

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   MeiDei  It must be lovely to look at first thing in the morning. Our daffodils are under 4" of today's snowfall, we may lose them as we did the crocus after a warm spell followed by really cold weather.
April 4 at 22:25 EST .

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   Ole buzzard  Are those bluebonnets?
April 9 at 15:09 EST .

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   HopeandGlory  Hello Buzz . . . Yes they are and they are still blooming, they will bloom a little longer as we had a nice shower today and more promised Mon. and Wed., so hopefully they'll last thru' April.
April 9 at 18:21 EST .

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   HopeandGlory posted on Movies & Reviews  I have my computer back from the shop so hopefully I'll be able to join in more.
February 10 at 13:40 EST .

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   MeiDei  Welcome Back! You were missed along with others.
February 10 at 14:34 EST .

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   StormCnter  Being without a computer is a big problem in this house. I'm glad yours is back, Hope, and that you have returned.
February 10 at 16:03 EST .

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   HopeandGlory posted on Blessings  I had car trouble this week and my wonderful neighbours came thru' for me . . . Praise the Lord for fantastic neighbours . . . we are so Blessed.
November 20 at 18:45 EST .

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   HopeandGlory posted on Events  Wow! Wurstfest is almost upon us again in glorious New Braunfels, Texas . . . come and join us Nov. 6 - 15 for a fabulous time.
November 1 at 18:53 EST .

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   HopeandGlory posted on Movies & Reviews  RIP Senator Fred Thompson . . . loved you in "Hunt for Red October." . . . Condolences to the family.
November 1 at 18:34 EST .

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   StormCnter  Fred Thompson offered film, television and political fans a lot of pleasure over the years. Not many leave such a varied legacy behind.
November 2 at 05:29 EST .

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   HopeandGlory posted on Sports  Hubby, two sons and three grandsons are in Austin watching Formula One racing . . . PTL the rain finally eased up today and they are able to watch the race.
October 25 at 15:43 EST .

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   HopeandGlory posted on Main Page The Lobby  I thought y'all might enjoy this:

by John Cleese - British writer, actor and tall person

The English are feeling the pinch in relation to recent events in Syria and have therefore raised their security level from “Miffed” to “Peeved.” Soon, though, security levels may be raised yet again to “Irritated” or even “A Bit Cross.” The English have not been “A Bit Cross” since the blitz in 1940 when tea supplies nearly ran out. Terrorists have been re-categorized from “Tiresome” to “A Bloody Nuisance.” The last time the British issued a “Bloody Nuisance” warning level was in 1588, when threatened by the Spanish Armada.

The Scots have raised their threat level from “Pissed Off” to “Let’s get the Bastards.” They don’t have any other levels. This is the reason they have been used on the front line of the British army for the last 300 years.

The French government announced yesterday that it has raised its terror alert level from “Run” to “Hide.” The only two higher levels in France are “Collaborate” and “Surrender.” The rise was precipitated by a recent fire that destroyed France ‘s white flag factory, effectively paralyzing the country’s military capability.

Italy has increased the alert level from “Shout Loudly and Excitedly” to “Elaborate Military Posturing.” Two more levels remain: “Ineffective Combat Operations” and “Change Sides.”

The Germans have increased their alert state from “Disdainful Arrogance” to “Dress in Uniform and Sing Marching Songs.” They also have two higher levels: “Invade a Neighbour” and “Lose.”

Belgians, on the other hand, are all on holiday as usual; the only threat they are worried about is NATO pulling out of Brussels .

The Spanish are all excited to see their new submarines ready to deploy. These beautifully designed subs have glass bottoms so the new Spanish navy can get a really good look at the old Spanish navy.

Australia, meanwhile, has raised its security level from “No worries” to “She’ll be alright, Mate.” Two more escalation levels remain: “Crikey! I think we’ll need to cancel the barbie this weekend!” and “The barbie is cancelled.” So far no situation has ever warranted use of the last final escalation level.

A final thought - “ Greece is collapsing, the Iranians are getting aggressive, and Rome is in disarray. Welcome back to 430 BC”.
October 2 at 17:17 EST .

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   Safetydude  It's funny but...

http://www.snopes.com/politics/satire/te
rrorismalert.asp
October 2 at 17:28 EST .

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   HopeandGlory  Spoilsport!!! . . . Just enjoy the humour . . . Smile!!!
October 2 at 17:49 EST .

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   MeiDei  I don't care who wrote it, I was laughing out loud by the 2nd paragraph! Thanks for this Hope, surely needed a laugh today.
October 2 at 20:30 EST .

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   Namma  So much truth in humor. This is to funny. Love it
October 4 at 18:07 EST .

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   HopeandGlory posted on Movies & Reviews  An R.A.F. squadron is ordered to destroy a Nazi rocket fuel plant tucked deep into a Norwegian fjord. A 1964 movie starring

Donald Houston
Cliff Robertson
Harry Andrews
George Chakiris
Michael Goodliffe

Can you name this movie?
August 29 at 21:31 EST .

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   Iacta alea est  633 Squadron....not a bad flim. The one scab I pick at is (being half Norwegian myself ) is that George Chakiris (Bernardo in West Side Story ) looks like no Squarehead I ever met.
August 30 at 01:19 EST .

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   StormCnter  Hope, I may have to look this film up. It sounds like one I would enjoy. Anything with Cliff Robertson is a find!
August 30 at 06:24 EST .

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   HopeandGlory  That's the one Iacta. Hubby really likes this movie Storm.
August 30 at 08:40 EST .

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