Olympic closing ceremony

Beautiful! If you watched the opening ceremony, you saw a glitch with the rising of one the four ice pillars forming the Vancouver games Olympic flame structure ...well to open the closing ceremony they raised three of the four pillars and then the...

The price to pay for your anger

Just read this tale on an Irish news channel.....has your anger ever caused you to lose something? Impatient passenger eats �10k scratchcard Saturday, 27 February 2010 22:27 A Ryanair passenger ate his �10,000 winning scratch card after he was told he...

A little knowledge is too much??

There is no Santa Claus; The tooth fairy doesn't exist; Prince Charming and 'happily ever after' is a myth...... The aurora borealis is just a collection of dust particles reflecting light; As is the deep blue sky above us..... Everything around us,...

Making assumptions......

(Another thread gave rise to the idea for this one......) You see a man walking down the street pulling a crying child by the hand behind him. Would you do/ say something to the man? What and why? What if it was the same situation but it was a woman...

Tonsils

When I was a kid, one out of two kids got their tonsils taken out it seemed. Now you never hear about that anymore. Why is that, do you suppose?

Remember the first time you spoke on the phone as a kid?

I remember it like it was yesterday. It was with relatives back east and was short given the luxury of long distance calls back then. The operator put the call through then if my memory serves me. How we take that for granted now. Long distance costs a...

Organ donation

What do you think of it? Would you donate your organs, or do you even have a pass? Why do some people don't want to donate? I do have a donation pass since I'm 16 years old. Simply cause I like the thought of being able to save someone else as my last...

Bad service from companies

We get TV from Dish Network and the other day I had to call them for tech support. I was talked through a series of steps to check the receiver, then informed that we needed a new one which would be posted out to us. I askd if an engineer would come to...

Liberals vs. Conservatives...

Is it really just good vs. evil? Who is right? How can you tell? To begin this debate, I would like to say a few names of assorted prominent people in history. It is really obvious who is good and who is evil. In the first group: Nelson Mandela, Martin...

motorbikes noise

hi how are you ? I'm doing well :) currently, I'm working on a project for my English class My project is talking about "The noise of Motorbikes" so any suggestions? and if you suffer from this problem ( like me :mad: ) tell me your opinion.

Technical problem with Thoughts . . . ?

Starting sometime yesterday this entire site has not been loading for me. More than half the time it will not load at all; I get: "Network Timeout -- The server at www.thoughts.com is taking too long to respond." It ONLY happens with Thoughts, every...

Whadiyawant??????????

What one thing would you want if it could be given and think about the ramifications. Think of Midas. All my life when someone asked me that I said, "Peace and tranquility" Well, they say people want mostly what they have the least of. That is probably...

How Do You Give Back?

I was thinking about how Ben made sure to work his belief in community into Thoughts, and how Thoughts supports community involvement and charitable action: "Thoughts.com is a firm believer in giving back to the community. We are inspired by the belief...

Remembering how my first skates felt

Just saw a Canadian Tire commercial (on Canadian TV) about a kid getting his first skates. When I was a kid, we received our new skates at Christmas. The boot was basically a very thick cheap leather and they hurt like hell! But we laced them up at...

watered down beer?

I've been drinking beer all my life and was a bartender for a few years but I've noticed that in a certain restaurant I could swear the beer is watered down. I know my beer and i've noticed it a few times. Is there an easy way to 'test' beer to see...

New to Ubuntu!

I recently installed the latest version of Ubuntu on my laptop. I works fine, theres just a few things I was wondering if anyone knew. I know that this OS is set up with extensive keyboard shortcuts, Does anyone know a few cool ones? I'm looking for...