WookieMan

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Jamaica Suggestions?
by WookieMan on 28 Dec 2020  37 comments, latest 7 days ago
Got flights booked. No accommodations yet for spring break 2021. Haven't been. All inclusive? Vacation rental? Wasn't sure if anyone has been there from Patnet. Any recommendations for place to...

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Southwest Points
by WookieMan on 21 Feb 2021  11 comments, latest 2 months ago
I hate pumping shit like this, but it's one of the best deals I've seen in a long, long time. Southwest is offering companion pass for a year just by...

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Here Comes The Broke Government (patch.com)
by WookieMan on 8 Apr 2020  19 comments, latest 5 months ago
https://patch.com/illinois/jol This is just the tip of the iceberg. Joliet is about an hour from where I'm at. I think everyone is afraid to sound the alarm, but given we're...

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Travel To San Diego In January
by WookieMan on 23 Nov 2020  7 comments, latest 5 months ago
I've been before in Jan. Temps are obviously better than here in IL. I know it's always changing but is it worth taking a trip out there with all the...

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Misleading Media Thread (cnn.com)
by WookieMan on 29 Sep 2020  27 comments, latest 6 months ago
I know we have similar threads kind of. I want this to be screen shots (not links) that show how dishonest the media is. Here's an example of the stuff...

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Fuck Pritzker
by WookieMan on 23 Sep 2020  3 comments, latest 7 months ago
No neck, fat fuck on live tv is basically inciting riots over the whole no knock thing in Louisville and the grand jury decision on the charges. Said it wasn't...

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Romney Supports Holding A Vote On Next Supreme Court Nominee (politico.com)
by WookieMan on 22 Sep 2020  34 comments, latest 7 months ago
https://www.politico.com/news/ Damn. Looks like this is going to happen. The left can't tar and feather a women, so this is likely a done deal at this point.

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More Double Standard and Cancelling (si.com)
by WookieMan on 16 Sep 2020  11 comments, latest 7 months ago
Note, I'm not a fan of McNeil's, but this was about as mundane as you can get. A tweet about what she was wearing? AVA awards. I'm getting some of...

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Soooo.... When do we stop paying teachers??
by WookieMan on 1 Apr 2020  71 comments, latest a year ago
Not sure if any of you are dealing with this yet. This remote learning shit with the kids is absolute bullshit. Our district is so ill prepared for this. Given...

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IL Has Less Deaths Than the 1995 Heat Wave (wgntv.com)
by WookieMan on 10 Apr 2020  23 comments, latest a year ago
https://wgntv.com/news/how-the Covid deaths are at 528 STATEWIDE here in IL. Most deaths during the '95 heat wave occurred in Chicago and not elsewhere (739 total if you don't want to...

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Biden Out? (nypost.com)
by WookieMan on 10 Apr 2020  2 comments, latest a year ago
https://nypost.com/2020/04/10/ Someone needs to buy me a beer when shit opens back up 😉Biden is out by June. Maybe by May.

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Bernie Out (vox.com)
by WookieMan on 8 Apr 2020  46 comments, latest a year ago
Not that this matters.Edit: Forgot the link - https://www.vox.com/2020/4/8/2 Source was chosen for comedy.....

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Little Corona Perspective.... (chicago.suntimes.com)
by WookieMan on 22 Mar 2020  12 comments, latest a year ago
90 people have been killed in Chicago this year and it's not even March. Let that sink in when a nation of 350M people have 400 deaths total from a...

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You're Welcome (cnn.com)
by WookieMan on 25 Mar 2020  19 comments, latest a year ago
Based on what I've been seeing so far, I think national thank a rich person day has officially been created. https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/25 Looks like my family will get $0. Not that...

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Breaking: Lufthansa To Ground Entire Airbus A380 Fleet (simpleflying.com)
by WookieMan on 9 Mar 2020  9 comments, latest a year ago
More panic.... People are simple idiots. I've always known it, but jesus this is obscene at this point. https://simpleflying.com/lufth

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Mini Mike Out
by WookieMan on 4 Mar 2020  23 comments, latest a year ago
Jesus.... Half a billion later. What a dip shit.

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Pocahontas Out
by WookieMan on 5 Mar 2020  28 comments, latest a year ago
Biden and Bernie. It's Biden as the nominee. This is a done deal.

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Rage Against The Machine
by WookieMan on 19 Feb 2020  9 comments, latest a year ago
Anyone going to shows in their area? Got tickets to Alpine Valley in Wisconsin. Slightly regretting the purchase. I know I can resell, or could lose all the ticket costs...

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Judiciary "Inquiry" Thread
by WookieMan on 4 Dec 2019  17 comments, latest a year ago
Didn't see one started. I'm delayed by 40 minutes. Going to try and watch the whole thing. First 30 minutes..... deer in the headlights is what I see. I'll expand...

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Commission Payments To Sales People
by WookieMan on 21 Oct 2019  5 comments, latest 2 years ago
Quick question, not sure if anyone here is in sales or runs a business with a sales team. Wife gets salary and commissions for jobs sold. They pay out quarterly....

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Former Canadian Prime Minister Tweets That She Is 'Rooting' for Hurricane Dorian to Hit Trump's Mar-a-Lago (time.com)
by WookieMan on 30 Aug 2019  9 comments, latest 2 years ago
https://time.com/5665303/canad Stay safe Florida Patnetter's. Can't recall where tenpound lives, but I think it's right in the proverbial bulls eye. Might explain the break in commenting. What a cunt though....

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Belize - Anyone been/tips?
by WookieMan on 8 Jul 2019  25 comments, latest 2 years ago
Thinking of booking a trip to Belize. Anyone have any insight or tips if you've been? I'm more a beach guy(family) if that helps with suggestions. Not too interested with...

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IL Dems Get Something Right And Still Manage To Fuck It Up (stltoday.com)
by WookieMan on 1 Jun 2019  11 comments, latest 2 years ago
Like seriously....Minority-owned businesses would be given advantages in bidding for lucrative state licenses and offered low-interest loans to compete.Thought we were all equal? Just fucking sell the licenses and make...

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RIP Chewbacca (hollywoodreporter.com)
by WookieMan on 2 May 2019  3 comments, latest 2 years ago
https://www.hollywoodreporter. Chewy is dead. Peter was in costume as one of the best fictional bit characters ever created. We'll miss you.

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Cash Question
by WookieMan on 18 Apr 2019  104 comments, latest 2 years ago
Who here uses cash for everything? And why? I carry some cash in case of, well nothing except going to a casino or strip club. My credit card pays me...

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Who Gets Amazon HQ2? (money.cnn.com)
by WookieMan on 26 Oct 2017  27 comments, latest 2 years ago
http://money.cnn.com/2017/10/2 Not a gambling man, I just don't see how Atlanta is the favorite, at least on this site. I know Atlanta isn't all the bad, but man, it's the...

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Why Pritzker's graduated income tax now looks a lot more likely (chicagobusiness.com)
by WookieMan on 7 Nov 2018  6 comments, latest 2 years ago
https://www.chicagobusiness.co Let's see what no neck Prickzer proposes. If taxes increase at all in my income range, not a chance in hell he'll get reelected come 2022. And the IL...

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Patrick - When Do The Username Changes Stop?
by WookieMan on 17 Oct 2018  35 comments, latest 2 years ago
It's getting annoying at this point. Go back to anonymous for users I guess, because certain people are changing their usernames on what seems like a weekly basis. My take...

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What Are You Drinking Today? Alcohol Only.
by WookieMan on 5 Sep 2018  39 comments, latest 3 years ago
Got the music thread going. Let's get a drinking one going. Busch Light right now for me.Put out some good beers for us all to try (mine's not). Or if...

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Where Do You Golf? Traveling and Locally (aldeengolfclub.com)
by WookieMan on 24 Sep 2018  9 comments, latest 3 years ago
Looking to start a hopefully fun golf course thread on Patnet. Kick ass golf courses off the beaten path. I'm in IL, so Cog Hill is a famous one, that's...

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Emanuel Not Running (chicagobusiness.com)
by WookieMan on 4 Sep 2018  33 comments, latest 3 years ago
Wowzer. For those Chicago people on here or former Chicagoan's, this is big news. There's nothing in the article really, just breaking, but this is interesting to say the least....

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PatNet Stock Challenge
by WookieMan on 30 Aug 2018  21 comments, latest 3 years ago
So if Pat is cool with it, we're going to do some gambling with access to PatNet. At a minimum, if you lose, hold up your end of the bargain...

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Something Positive
by WookieMan on 28 Aug 2018  2 comments, latest 3 years ago
The wookie has been a bit testy lately. I've gotten accused of going postal and not contributing. Given the dearth of constant political BS, here's something positive that I think...

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YouTuber Who Trained a Pug to Do 'Nazi Salute' Has Been Fined (gizmodo.com)
by WookieMan on 23 Apr 2018  5 comments, latest 3 years ago
This guy and the reporter(s) covering this have WAY too much time on their hands. This is one of the dumbest things I've read in a while. https://gizmodo.com/youtuber-w

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Illinois ponders pension-fund moonshot: a $107B bond sale (chicagobusiness.com)
by WookieMan on 30 Jan 2018  63 comments, latest 3 years ago
http://www.chicagobusiness.com If this goes down, we might see our first bankrupt state in our country. I don't get how they expect to produce income on the spread of the borrowed...

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Not Sure How Or Why, But Stuble Across This Mess - Northern Illinois University Edition (alumnius.net)
by WookieMan on 8 Mar 2018  1 comment, latest 3 years ago
Jesus Christ. This is on their alumni page. Someone might want to update this. https://alumnius.net/northern_ (if you want to fact check)Danny Hastert, really! - Pedophile Sam Hurd - Drug Dealerhttps://www.si.com/2013/...

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Welp. ‘Dumpster fire’ is among the 850 entries Merriam-Webster is adding to its dictionary (bostonglobe.com)
by WookieMan on 6 Mar 2018  4 comments, latest 3 years ago
This made my morning. https://www.bostonglobe.com/me

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Anyone buying these ladies stories, lost at sea edition? (gizmodo.com)
by WookieMan on 27 Oct 2017  37 comments, latest 3 years ago
https://gizmodo.com/american-w I'm no sailor, but have seen many comments in other articles about this and it seems a bit fishy. They lost their phone right away yet continued on without...

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Putin unveils new Russian nuclear missile, says it renders defenses ‘useless’ (nbcnews.com)
by WookieMan on 3 Mar 2018  7 comments, latest 3 years ago
My apologies if this is duplicate. Scanned the first 2-3 pages and didn't see anything.https://www.nbcnews.c He boasted that Russia's new ICBM is “powerful and modern and defense systems will not...

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Sandals Resorts - Anyone Been?
by WookieMan on 28 Feb 2018  11 comments, latest 3 years ago
Anyone here been to one? Seems like they get solid reviews and have been around a while. Was looking at Sandals Ochi or anywhere in Jamaica really. I dislike most...
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