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by Niner
Mon May 20, 2024 9:26 pm
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: THE FIRST WORLD WAR as reported in the daily news
Replies: 802
Views: 328103

Re: THE FIRST WORLD WAR as reported in the daily news

How the bonus would work. Convoluted with a lot of nit picking calculations and in the end really a not particularly rich pay out in 20 years for an insurance policy. However, it would produce thousands of new government clerks. And if you wanted you could make a loan with the policy as collateral i...
by Niner
Mon May 20, 2024 12:02 pm
Forum: Gun Law around the world
Topic: Percentage of people in a state that have guns
Replies: 0
Views: 29

Percentage of people in a state that have guns

Saw this on facebook and have no idea how true it is. For Alabama I'd say it's believable.
by Niner
Sun May 19, 2024 10:10 pm
Forum: Your Favorite Music Video
Topic: There was one of those big music fests at Gulf Shores
Replies: 0
Views: 10

There was one of those big music fests at Gulf Shores

There is this big music fest every year in May at Gulf Shores Alabama. Friday, Saturday, and ending today on Sunday. 30,000 young people, mostly, expensive tickets and acts nobody my age, or half my age, ever heard of before. I read about it in the news and picked up on some of the names of the &quo...
by Niner
Sun May 19, 2024 10:11 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: THE FIRST WORLD WAR as reported in the daily news
Replies: 802
Views: 328103

Re: THE FIRST WORLD WAR as reported in the daily news

A hundred years ago today,. May 1924, the Senate passed the Veteran's Bonus bill over the President's veto. There was only one catch. The World War Adjusted Compensation Act (43 Stat. 121), known as the Bonus Bill, created a benefit plan for World War I veterans as additional compensation for their ...
by Niner
Thu May 16, 2024 8:29 pm
Forum: Collecting Cameras and using them
Topic: lens identification
Replies: 0
Views: 84

lens identification

When you look at ebay you see all sorts of camera lenses for sale. More than half the time the seller has no idea what camera the lens or lenses he is trying to sell fit. I saw this site recently and find it a possible valuable tool in identifying lenses of unknown purpose. https://vintagelens.nl/20...
by Niner
Thu May 16, 2024 1:56 pm
Forum: The After Hours Funnies
Topic: One image cartoons
Replies: 305
Views: 26372

Re: One image cartoons

If you get this right away then you are old....but probably not senile yet.
by Niner
Mon May 13, 2024 3:05 pm
Forum: The After Hours Funnies
Topic: One image cartoons
Replies: 305
Views: 26372

Re: One image cartoons

This is a notion that had never crossed by mind before.
by Niner
Sun May 05, 2024 11:10 pm
Forum: The After Hours Funnies
Topic: One image cartoons
Replies: 305
Views: 26372

Re: One image cartoons

I've seen this chicken myself. At least you can eat it.
by Niner
Fri May 03, 2024 10:47 pm
Forum: Shotguns
Topic: Mossberg....
Replies: 8
Views: 7034

Re: Mossberg....

It would be a great weapon in a Xbox Residence Evil game. In any wander around haunted buildings game always take the shotgun of any weapons offered. Zombies hate to be shot by them. Kills them ....deader. :shock:
by Niner
Fri May 03, 2024 10:41 pm
Forum: 22 Caliber firearms
Topic: Colt .22 pistol.
Replies: 2
Views: 309

Re: Colt .22 pistol.

That's pretty interesting. I went looking in one book for what it was worth a bunch of years ago and couldn't really find it. Whatever it's worth it would be fun to shoot I'd bet.