Friday, 7 March 2014

Discovery Announcement ~ The densest element in the known Universe has been found!

Discovery Announcement ~ The densest element in the known Universe has been found!
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Pelosium:
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A major research institution has just announced the discovery of the densest element yet known to science. The new element has been named Pelosium. Pelosium has one neutron, 12 assistant neutrons, 75 deputy neutrons, and 223 assistant deputy neutrons, giving it an atomic mass of 311.
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These particles are held together by dark forces called morons, which are surrounded by vast quantities of lepton-like particles called peons.
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The symbol of Pelosium is PU.
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Pelosium’s mass actually increases over time, as morons randomly interact with various elements in the atmosphere and become assistant deputy neutrons within the Pelosium molecule, leading to the formation of isodopes.
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This characteristic of moron-promotion leads some scientist to believe that Pelosium is formed whenever morons reach a certain quantity in concentration.

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The Hottest Selling Political Bumper Sticker
Finally, a new bumper sticker for BOTH political parties.
This hottest selling political bumper sticker comes from New York State:
“RUN HILARY RUN’
Democrats put it on the rear bumper.
Republicans put it on the front bumper.

Read more at http://iowntheworld.com/blog/?p=231537#qxM0M5SPRvR7E2oh.99
The Hottest Selling Political Bumper Sticker
Finally, a new bumper sticker for BOTH political parties.
This hottest selling political bumper sticker comes from New York State:
“RUN HILARY RUN’
Democrats put it on the rear bumper.
Republicans put it on the front bumper.

Read more at http://iowntheworld.com/blog/?p=231537#qxM0M5SPRvR7E2oh.99
The Hottest Selling Political Bumper Sticker

Finally, a new bumper sticker for both political parties. This hottest selling bumper sticker comes from New York State.

"RUN HILLARY RUN"

Democrats put it on the rear bumper.

Republicans put it on the front bumper.

Saturday, 18 January 2014

Being Green

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Here's a pretty good comment I came across at SHTF Plan, written by someone called Eppe.

Being Green

Checking out at the store, the young cashier suggested to the much older woman, that she should bring her own grocery bags because plastic bags weren’t good for the environment.

The woman apologized and explained, “We didn’t have this ‘green thing’ back in my earlier days.”
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The young clerk responded, “That’s our problem today. Your generation did not care enough to save our environment for future generations.”
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She was right — our generation didn’t have the ‘green thing’ in its day. Back then, we returned milk bottles, soda bottles and beer bottles to the store. The store sent them back to the plant to be washed and sterilized and refilled, so it could use the same bottles over and over. So they really were recycled.
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But we didn’t have the “green thing” back in our day.
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Grocery stores bagged our groceries in brown paper bags that we reused for numerous things, most memorable besides household garbage bags, was the use of brown Paper bags as book covers for our school books. This was to ensure that public property, (the books provided for our use by the school) was not defaced by our scribbling. Then we were able to personalize our books on the brown paper bags.
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But too bad we didn’t do the “green thing” back then. We walked upstairs, because we didn’t have an escalator in every store and office building. We walked to the grocery store and didn’t climb into a 300-horsepower machine every time we had to go two blocks.
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But she was right. We didn’t have the “green thing” in our day.
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Back then, we washed the baby’s diapers because we didn’t have the throwaway kind. We dried clothes on a line, not in an energy-gobbling machine burning up 220 volts — wind and solar power really did dry our clothes back in our early days. Kids got hand-me-down clothes from their brothers or sisters, not always brand-new clothing.
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But that young lady is right; we didn’t have the “green thing” back in our day.
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Back then, we had one TV, or radio, in the house — not a TV in every room. And the TV had a small screen the size of a handkerchief (remember them?), not a screen the size of the state of Montana. In the kitchen, we blended and stirred by hand because we didn’t have electric machines to do everything for us. When we packaged a fragile item to send in the mail, we used wadded up old newspapers to cushion it, not Styrofoam or plastic bubble wrap. Back then, we didn’t fire up an engine and burn gasoline just to cut the lawn. We used a push mower that ran on human power. We exercised by working so we didn’t need to go to a health club to run on treadmills that operate on electricity.
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But she’s right; we didn’t have the “green thing” back then.
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We drank from a fountain when we were thirsty instead of using a cup or a plastic bottle every time we had a drink of water. We refilled writing pens with ink instead of buying a new pen, and we replaced the razor blades in a razor instead of throwing away the whole razor just because the blade got dull.
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But we didn’t have the “green thing” back then.
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Back then, people took the streetcar or a bus and kids rode their bikes to school or walked instead of turning their moms into a 24-hour taxi service in the family’s $45,000 SUV or van, which cost what a whole house did before the “green thing.” We had one electrical outlet in a room, not an entire bank of sockets to power a dozen appliances. And we didn’t need a computerized gadget to receive a signal beamed from satellites 23,000 miles out in space in order to find the nearest burger joint.
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But isn’t it sad that the current generation laments how wasteful we old folks were just because we didn’t have the “green thing” back then?

Wednesday, 15 January 2014

The Bear Den (Survival Home)

I've had pictures to this place saved on my computer for ages. It is the ultimate survival home, and I mean ultimate! It's no longer for sale and the listing for it has circled the drain of internet time, although, I did manage to find an old copy of it on a forum.

The Bear Den
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Strategically located in the awesome San Juan mountains of Southwest Colorado, this patented steel-reinforced concrete earth home was built to withstand almost any natural or man-made disaster you can name. It is more secure, safe, and functional than any conventional house could ever be, yet still has a level of comfort that one might not expect to find in an underground home.

The adjoining vacant 3 acre parcel is also available.

JUST REDUCED $50,000.... NOW ONLY $450,000

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Some years ago, the owner of this property had a hunting cabin in another part of Colorado. Beautiful, yes, but the wood construction posed numerous problems. Several "near-miss" incidents made the owner realize how vulnerable the cabin was to any number of disasters and threats. A winter storm, which blew the front door open, might have caused the water pipes to freeze and break, flooding both the upper and lower levels, resulting in many thousands of dollars damage, had it not been discovered in time. A forest fire, which started when a tree fell on the above-ground power line leading to the cabin, came frighteningly close to the wood structure and to within just a few feet of the above-ground propane tanks. A hailstorm necessitated a new roof, a new paint job, and major repairs to the siding. The large front glass windows were spared from damage, but nevertheless were extremely vulnerable. And finally, when the cabin was broken into and many valuable antiques were stolen, the owner decided to look for a safer kind of structure for their retreat, and a better, more remote location.


After spending 2 ½ years studying every kind of alternative home construction, everything from earthships made out of spare tires, to rammed-earth construction, to monolithic domes, he ultimately realized there was only one kind of construction that would afford him the kind of security they wanted: an earth home (made with Formwork's patented thin-shell concrete construction technique). The house he finally built is not just any earth home. It is what has come to be known in the industry as a "secure home." It is an unparalleled model of the ultimate secure home. Its many features will amaze you.

This patented steel-reinforced concrete earth sheltered structure, properly called a thin-shell dome, is built to withstand almost any natural or man-made disaster you can name. And that's not just an idle promise. These buildings have withstood tornadoes, hurricanes, and earthquakes - some measuring close to 7.0 on the Richter scale - and in every case they have come away with no structural damage at all. Unlike monolithic domes, and all other types of home construction, only Formwork's concrete domes can be completely buried deep underground.

The house has 2472 square feet, with an additional 800 square feet in the attached 24' x 36' underground garage. The main floor of the house consists of a large living room, two bedrooms, two baths, a kitchen, pantry, and laundry closet. Upstairs is a loft and two multi-purpose storage/sleeping rooms. The house currently has ten beds (that is, beds, futons, and sleeping bunks) in seven different rooms. There is lots of additional space for other cots or bedrolls. It would be very accommodating for an entire extended family during a prolonged national emergency or global crisis. The safe room also has a ¾ bath with shower. A 22' long x 6' wide hallway leads to the garage. This hall is lined on one side with 18" deep shelf units, providing a considerable amount of quick-access storage. The other wall of this hall is a convenient place to store larger items, such as skis, bicycles, or a vacuum cleaner, that wouldn't fit on the shelves. Additionally, a large storage attic is found above the garage.
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The living room's high-domed ceiling gives the room an open, spacious feeling. A custom steel stairway leads from the loft to a cupola perched on top of the house. Light from the cupola gives the same effect as a skylight, but without any loss in security. The four windows in this "lookout" allow for a 360-degree view of the surrounding property.
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"Energy efficient" implies extra insulation and double pane glass windows to most people, but this type of earth home has proven itself to be the ultimate in energy efficiency/heat retention. With no heat at all, the inside temperature will not drop below 50 degrees F., even in extreme, prolonged winter conditions. For comfort, however, there is a Harmon wood/coal freestanding stove, along with a back-up propane heater. In the summer months, the house temperature stays pleasantly cool.

Every appliance throughout the house was specially manufactured for use in solar electric homes. The kitchen has a Sun Frost refrigerator/freezer, a Peerless propane range with "no-glow-bar" oven, and a Staber 2000 clothes washer, while the garage has a chest-style freezer.

A 1,000 gallon underground propane tank is extremely well hidden and protected from potential vandals. The generator, water heater, kitchen range and oven, wall heater, and clothes dryer all use propane, but the large amount of stored propane should supply all of these appliances for a very long time. In an all-out national crisis, it would be a simple matter to heat water with the back-up wood-fired water heater, and to dry clothes with an old fashioned hand wringer and clothesline. Also, as a back-up to the propane range, there is a Stanley-Waterton wood stove and range.
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Joel Skousen, the renowned expert on secure homes, and author of the book "The Secure Home", and editor/publisher of the excellent newsletter "The World Affairs Brief", has laid down a list of what he considers to be essential for self-sufficiency and security. The essentials are: an independent water supply as well as a back-up supply, alternate electrical power, energy efficient appliances, alternate forms of heat, more than one communication option, adequate storage facilities, including cool storage for long-term food storage, fire-resistant construction and the ability to fight a fire inside the house, multiple forms of security and intruder detection, a high-security safe room/fallout shelter, above normal fortification of the house and grounds and a remote location. Joel states that very few people actually achieve 100% of these elements. It's safe to say, this house has it all!

Even though Joel listed remote location last, it is, perhaps, the most important criteria. So important an issue that he wrote a separate book about it entitled, "Strategic Relocation". To build a secure home in the city or even in the suburbs would likely be self-defeating. If however, the secure home is built in a remote location, it then, and only then, can be considered a true retreat. The two, a secure home and a remote location, go hand in hand.

Following the tragic 9/11 attacks, a renewed interest in civil defense and personal preparedness alike has occurred that is unrivalled since the start of the Cold War following WWII. Since then, the need for owning a secure home has taken on a new urgency. For the past two or more years, the news has been full of scary reports about the possibility of bio-terrorism and resulting pandemic.

More recently, there have been reports about the possibility of nuclear terrorism on American soil using suitcase nukes. On December 5th, 2004, CNN had a special documentary about the inevitability of nuclear terrorism. When the controlled secular media is reporting on such a controversial topic as this with such candor, it should be taken very seriously.

Water Spring
The Center for Disease Control, along with the World Health Organization, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Homeland Security have been repeatedly warning us that another flu pandemic, worse than ever before, is bound to occur. In fact, they are now routinely using the word pandemic, instead of epidemic.

To put this prediction into proper perspective it is important to realize that the great Spanish Influenza epidemic of 1918-1919 killed well over 20 million people worldwide, more people in one year than the Black Plague killed in the entire four years of its outbreak.

Safe Room Door
The government officials are not only worried about a flu pandemic, but also about the possibility that a major smallpox outbreak will happen. In fact, they are so worried about smallpox that, in June of 2001, they conducted a major simulation of a terrorist smallpox attack against 3 American cities. It was named Dark Winter, and it lived up to its name.

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The results of this exercise were grim, to put it mildly. According to the National Security Council, the worst case scenario was that within seven weeks, one million Americans would be dead, many millions others would be sick, and the disease would have spread to 25 states and to 13 foreign countries.

One can only imagine what the results of the Dark Winter exercise would have been if it was done with such an airborn killer virus, instead of just smallpox.
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Safe Room Controls
Air Filter
Many scientists and physicians are telling us that the diseases which have in the past been primarily found in the Third World, or underdeveloped countries, such as the filoviruses Marburg and Ebola, are poised to soon enter the West. When this does happen, newspaper headlines and reports will no longer ignore them nor treat them so casually. With population growth, unprecedented immigration, increased global travel, and the likelihood that terrorists and rouge nations alike now have many weaponized microbes in their arsenals, the possibility of a major international pandemic looms ever closer on the horizon.

So what does the future hold for us with the possibility of future plagues, nuclear terrorism, and even nuclear war? The owner definitely doesn't know the answer to this question. He does know, however, that his house would be a very safe place for self-quarantine during such an outbreak or event. One reason why is because it is equipped with a genuine Swiss-made Luwa nuclear, biological, chemical air filter that will effectively filter out all known bacteriological agents, all known viruses, and even radioactive fallout.
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A secure home like this is the wave of the future, and would be a very wise investment, both practically and financially. A house of such outstanding design, quality, function, and security doesn't appear on the open real estate market very often, if at all. While nobody knows for sure how much time is left before things go awry, one thing is certain; it is better to be prepared a year or more too early, than to be a single day too late.
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Saturday, 11 January 2014

The Anniversary of Orwell's 1984

I found this article posted at the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada's website the other day and was really impressed with its insights into George Orwell, the Fabians, and other tidbits which make up the background for the book 1984. It is a a few years dated, as it celebrates the anniversary(ies) of the date of the book and was originally published over at New American back in 2009.

It is well worth the read and helps to give a greater understanding of what has happened to us over the years:

"Sixty years following its first publication and twenty-five since the fateful year, George Orwell’s 1984 remains a mystery to the experts. They convene often in exotic places to agree that Orwell wrote a dystopia on the communist take-over of Britain and America. They concur how he reversed the final two digits of the year he wrote the book — 1948 — to arrive at the title 1984. They write that Orwell was not a prophet and few predictions fill his volume. These consensus beliefs on 1984 by the experts still shape the views of tens of millions of citizens who read Orwell’s work in the public schools and colleges.

Experts can often befuddle. They sold the banking world on using derivatives. Experts in real estate failed to warn about the consequences of zero-down mortgages sold to non-qualified home purchasers. Again and again experts lead us to believe they are more competent than they really are. They want us to stand in awe of their pronouncements and never to challenge them. But following steep declines in the domestic economy and the mortgage industry, few people today doubt that the experts can be fallible, and never more than when collectively they agree about the facts pertaining to the Orwellian masterpiece.

What better time than now, twenty-five years since the fateful year 1984, to correct the errors of the consensus experts? Do not the media provide copious coverage of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the terrorist explosion killing 237 marines in Beirut? Then why not celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of Orwell’s fateful date to provide a retrospective, and answer whether or not Orwell wrote about the future conquest of Britain and America by the Soviet Union under Josef Stalin? Or whether Orwell arrived at his title by reversing the final two digits of 1948, the year when ostensibly he wrote 1984? Or whether we can confirm that the book contains no predictions?" (Read more here)
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Orwell's entire works are available online from the University of Adelaide, including his essays.

Thursday, 9 January 2014

Please Pay For Your Lunch at the Counter (Before You Slink Out the Back)

I read a blurp over at I Own The World about a politician, Jennifer Wexton, comparing Tea Party Republicans to violent rapists. Then she went on to proclaim her own unquestionable virtue for defending a woman's "right" to choose.

"After describing women being assaulted and "traumatized again by facing the criminal in court," Wexton made this declaration: "...as a prosecutor I put violent offenders in prison. In the Virginia Senate, I'll fight just as hard against Tea Party Republicans who would take away a woman's healthcare and her right to choose, even in cases of rape and incest.""

Of course, the Tea Party doesn't really want to take away a woman's healthcare - they just want to make her pay for it herself rather than force others to pay. And nobody, I mean nobody, touches "a woman's right to choose" with a ten foot barge pole in the political arena. But, this got me to thinking about how often we hear lately that politicians are unwilling to make the difficult choices that will save the nation from future hardship - and it's not a problem solely found in the economy either.

Some day, feminists are going to have to be held responsible for abortion and its consequences. Not having children in society is a sure sign of an attempt to commit cultural suicide. I can't imagine history looking all too kindly at the likes of feminists such as Jennifer Wexton for being one of the enablers who supported forcing this pill of death down our throats.

Think of this. Over 50 million babies have been aborted in America since the 1970's - in general Western Civilization, who knows the number - but in all countries that have accepted and absorbed "feminist wisdom," the birthrate has plummeted, from 3.9 per couple in 1970 to 1.5 per couple today.

All of our system of expanding debt has worked over time because we had population growth, not decline. It is easier for 2 million people to pay off a billion dollar debt than it is for 1 million people. It's pretty simple math. But, when you genocide the following generations, you wind up with a bottle neck in demographics such as we have right now - a large, aging population of Boomers that cannot possibly be sustained through welfare by the smaller, younger (and genocided) generations. The "solution" progressives declare is "immigration," except, there are no Western Nations with positive birthrates, so, there is no pool of immigrants to draw from except impoverished, third-world shit-holes where people are completely foreign to our culture and our values... in other words, poor immigrants who need vast social services to educate them to even do menial tasks in society, and who will always be hostile to our general values.

Had we not aborted 1/3 of all the babies born in the past forty years, many of those 50 million aborted babies would now be adults who themselves would have reproduced... so, it is fair to say that there is around 75 million or more people missing from the American population - all homegrown, natural Americans who would be culturally in tune with greater society, and who would all be aiding in paying for the benefits the entitled Boomers voted for themselves.

Women can holler and screech about their "right" to abortion all they want... but Mother Nature doesn't care. If you want to kill your babies, don't be surprised when it comes back to haunt you with your own demise. We coulda used a good 75 million more people to help pay for all these entitlement programs, couldn't we?

We don't draft women for war and we place them on a special pedestal specifically because of their value in creating the next generation... because without the next generation, no society can survive. In fact, it makes very much sense to draft women to have babies, rather than to enable our destruction through abortion and other feminist, anti-reproduction policies. Here's something further to think about: In all of world history, not one civilization that has dropped below a birthrate of 1.9 per couple has ever reversed the situation. (Once it falls below 1.3 per couple, it is mathematically impossible to recover because of the generation gap/bottleneck). If 1/3 of all pregnancies end in abortion, then outlawing abortion would immediately sling-shot the birthrate from 1.5 per couple to 2.25 per couple, above replacement level (2.1/couple) and back on the path of life, rather than the path of cultural death.  

Probably more than anything else, feminism has been the darkest sickness of the West, because on a fundamental, it leads only to cultural death. As always, there's no such thing as a free lunch.
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After describing women being assaulted and “traumatized again by facing the criminal in court,” Wexton made this declaration: “…as a prosecutor I put violent offenders in prison. In the Virginia Senate, I’ll fight just as hard against Tea Party Republicans who would take away a woman’s health care and her right to choose, even in cases of rape and incest.”
Read more at http://iowntheworld.com/blog/?p=220309#Ucx8PIEoazmC536L.99

Tuesday, 7 January 2014

Tight Ass Tuesday

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The Only Leverage We Have is Extreme Frugality -- Of Two Minds Debt is serfdom, capital in all its forms is freedom. The only leverage available to all is extreme frugality in service of accumulating productive capital. There are only three ways to better oneself financially: marry someone with money, inherit money or accumulate capital/savings and invest it in productive assets. (We'll leave out lobbying the Federal government for a fat contract, faking disability, selling derivatives designed to default and other criminal activities.)
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Drive Free, America - Why Lyft, Uber and Sidecar are the Future -- Fox News - Companies called Lyft, Uber and Sidecar offer a phone app that allows people who need a ride somewhere to connect to a driver nearby who'd like to make a few extra bucks. It's like creating an instant taxi business -- which is why it makes existing taxi businesses nervous. I became a Lyft driver. Once I passed a criminal background check and got my Lyft driver app, I pressed a button on my phone saying I was "available." I quickly got a message from someone nearby who wanted a ride. My passenger was easy to find -- my phone gave me directions. He wanted to go to a grocery store. After I dropped him off, I told my phone app I was "available" again. No cash changed hands. My passenger's phone suggested he give me a credit card "donation" based on time and distance. He could have stiffed me, but if he did, it would appear on his Lyft "rating," and he'd have trouble getting another ride.
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How To Fix A Broken Hammer -- The Prepper Project - Have you ever broken a tool and thrown it away, rather than fixing it? Guilty as charged. As I’ve embraced the fact that our throwaway culture is on the verge of collapse, I’ve started to think differently about my tools and the potential assets around me.
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Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Hump Day (Is For Chumps) - Holiday Break-up Special

Is that hang-over taking away from the "happy" in your New Year? Then this can only make you feel better:

January is the "break-up" month for couples -- Snopes - Cold temperatures aren't the only thing frosty about January - it's also widely known as the "break-up" month because more couples break up during that month than any other.


The Value of Men Maintaining Their Own Spaces -- I think alot of these LTRs die because the man gets bored to tears. The woman senses his lack of interest and starts pushing him away. Solution? Keep your distance. Analyze how many hours per week can I really spend with this person... halve that number and stick to the program...

It's well known that Christmas and holidays are the time when most family breakups occur. WHY? Because too much time together = stifling, boring, tedious and GET THE FUCK OUTTA HERE!


Could She Just Walk Out of Your Life? -- Bonecrker - Could? Will is more like it. She WILL walk out of your life without remorse. This is a concept you absolutely must understand when dealing with western women. She WILL walk out of your life without remorse AND, depending on how embedded she was in your life, cause varying levels of problems WHEN she leaves AND, depending on how fucked up she is, try to harm you and/or any children you have together, up to the limit you allow her to.


Part of Breaking Up is About the Drama -- Bonecrker - Women are neurotic freaks and very insecure. Part of the dumping process, for them, is the drama. They want you to crawl, to try to get them to stay. If you just don’t care, it’s devastating to them. Even worse is if you beat her to the punch and dump her first.


When She Asks You To Be Exclusive... Play This Song -- The Quest for 50 - My buddy Lancelot sent me this song, inspired by the conversations he and I often face that go something like this:

Girl: “So… I need to know if we’re exclusive or what. This casual sex thing doesn’t work for me (anymore).”

He and I both give a variation of the same answer, and he quickly put his version into musical form.
Cold temperatures aren't the only thing frosty about January — it's also widely known as the "break-up" month because more couples split up during that month than at any other time of the year.
Read more at http://www.snopes.com/love/dating/january.asp#2qtdzf0OAbBvgEfo.