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Re: What Are The Top 10 Places You've Been To? 1)   Atlantic City-Donít remember any of it but BíH we managed to hitch a ride home. Still trying to piece together the rest of it
2)   Los Angeles- Went collecting there with a bunch of Chevra on Purim. Rented a convertible and blasted music all day. Yeshiva took a 10k loss and now gets paid by a local Baal Habus not to send guys there. Need I say more?
3)   California-Would highly recommend for anyone going to L.A. Nature is amazing
4)   San Diego-Had to show my passport to get in, but cheap beer and ATVíing canít be beat. Also known as Tijuana
5)   Las Vegas- Didnít really go there but tell everyone I did because we flew over it on the way to L.A. 
6)   Hunter Mountain-Skiing+Cheap Beer=Free Snowmobile Rides
7)   ESPN Zone (Anywhere)-Not sure why, but the girls I take usually think itís a bit much for a first date (Sore losers)
8)   Shea Stadium-Especially fun this summer when Stubhub actually paid you to go. Much better hot dogs than Yankee Stadium
9)   Montreal-Went to friends Chasuna there and learnt  French curse words. 3 speeding tickets in each direction. Anti Semites at the border told us that Niagra Falls was on the way to Toronto. Is Canada really that big?
10)   Woodbury Commons-By a small margin over Jersey Gardens (during the zman) and Franklin Mills (Bein Hazmanim)

October 09, 2011, 01:49:26 PM
Re: Re: DD Shidduchim
Yup, all he need is one Shul and about 15 CVSs
1 CVS should be fine as long as they get truckloads of VR daily! :D

February 13, 2014, 12:05:36 PM
Re: 2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread @JTZ - I apologize for the wall of text, but I feel this is important context to provide for the discussion.

Most of us on this forum are visibly Jewish. If we don't have beards and hats, we have kippas and tzitzis, etc. I would be surprised if the number of people here who have had an anti-Semitic experience is less than 100%. The stats show that Jews are on the receiving end of more hate crimes than any other group.

I've gotten middle fingers in Johannesburg, been spat on in Durban, and often walk over a swastika etched into the sidewalk near my in law's home in one of the Mid-Western United States. When I was in Yeshiva in Paris for a year, friends of mine where beaten up (This was almost 15 years ago - now it is MUCH worse).

I was spat on in an airport when I was 13. At least a dozen people saw it. The spitter was more than double my age. No one did or said a thing.
Those fist fights in Paris? Some were on full trains. Again, no one did or said a thing.

I have never reported a hate crime. No one I know ever has - and I know people who have experienced far more violent things then I have.

I live in Brooklyn, a truly liberal and hip city (Hilary Clinton's headquarters). Swastikas and anti-Semitic graffiti are common occurrences - in alley ways, on subway platforms, and more.  When a group of thugs threw rocks at a school bus filled with little Jewish kids it didn't even make local news. A Chassidic guy was left unconscious under a car one night after a spate of anti-Semitic events - it only made the news when a few hundred of us marched to the precinct the next day.

You know what made news? When a swastika was painted the day after Trump won.

Weird, huh?

That Muslims and Neo-Nazis beat us is to be expected. But, in a sense, you know what is worse? Leftist, liberal self-righteous hypocrites who find it ok to mock, ridicule and antagonize "Ultra-Orthodox Right Wing Fundamentalist" Jews - while throwing fits of rage at every perceived micro-aggression against any other minority or race.

For example:

Gentrification is a big deal. Neither I nor any of my friends can afford to buy a home in our neighborhood. Renting an apt is nigh impossible. But whenever you read or hear about gentrification in Crown Heights, you will find out about Chassidic Landlords (Slumlords) who are mistreating and pushing out the Black community.  Of course lower and middle class blacks are being pushed out. So are the Jews! But it is ok for the media to paint the Chassidic community with the broad anti-Semitic brush of being hook nosed landlords cheating the poor blacks out of their money and homes. In actuality, it is market forces being driven by young artisanal, hipster farm-to-table vegans which are responsible.

This anti-Semitic attitude directly contributes to the violent antisemitism I sampled above, just as Al Sharptonís ďdiamond merchantĒ rhetoric led to riots and murder.

This is just one tiny example that I deal with in NYC, one of the largest concentrations of visible Jews on the planet, in the shining pride of Western civilization. In other places, it is far, far worse. (Look at Jeremy Corbyn in the UK for a start, and we can go from there.)

So that's why we don't care about hate crime stats. We know firsthand that they don't even begin to tell the story. That's why we are so skeptical of leftists and the media speaking of hate crimes - we have a long history of them not only ignoring hate crimes committed against us, but agitating and prodding those who do us actual harm.

December 07, 2016, 12:06:46 PM
Re: Chase reserve..Im getting credit back for 2017 already Semi-related question.... Airline credit today/tomorrow on Amex Plat will count for 2016 still? (I just upgraded yesterday).
December 29, 2016, 05:13:16 PM
FREE bag of Weber charcoal
April 25, 2017, 01:43:29 PM
Re: HOT Classic Crocs 16 cents shipped
You answed your own question.

True but you dont think theyll compensate?

May 21, 2017, 11:26:51 AM
PSA: Reselling Amazon Kindles For some reason Amazon attaches your Amazon Account to all Amazon devices bought with your account. So whoever buys it is able to order anything using your saved info. He can't change address without confirming a card, but he can use it to order digital items where the address doesn't matter. Don't ask me why Amazon does that, I'm pretty sure that they may be liable for fines for each violation of PII, but be sure to deregister your device.
August 24, 2017, 12:06:57 PM
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August 27, 2017, 01:55:50 PM
Re: Is It Ethical? A website I frequent has a rule of only one username per person. As far as I know, he has no real good way of enforcing it.

Is it ethical to make and use a second (or more) username?

August 30, 2017, 03:15:05 PM
Re: Get $200+ of Skylanders Toys for less than $10 at Toys Rí Us!
Honestly think most experts including Dan thought there was less than 1% chance of it shipping out. Yet many times the store will give out gift cards out of good will making it worth it to buy a price mistake even if you know you'll never get the item. I don't think there's much wrong with that.
"Hi, ordered what I knew was a mistake and didn't think I would receive the item but was hoping to get you to give me a gift card to make you pay for your mistake since I am not getting the item I never thought I would get. Now that I got the item which I shouldn't have gotten I want to give it back to you."

I wonder if anyone got a gift card from them for a cancelled order which they ended up receiving.

August 31, 2017, 10:34:43 AM