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Tuesday, December 21, 2010


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Little Lost Linden

When some wild-eyed, eight-foot-tall maniac grabs your neck, taps the back of your favorite head up against the barroom wall, and he looks you crooked in the eye and he asks you if ya paid your dues, you just stare that big sucker right back in the eye, and you remember what ol' Jack Burton always says at a time like that:

"Have ya paid your dues, Jack?"

"Yessir, the check is in the mail."


Every time my monthly land-tier payments come out of my UK bank account (because I forgot to top-up my SL account or PayPal) I get a call from my bank asking if the transaction to a toy shop in San Francisco is for real...

Ignatius Onomatopoeia

If you itemize, you can deduct dues to professional organizations under US tax law. I should start paying tier again :)

Arcadia Codesmith

This is Second Life. We're ALL eight-foot tall maniacs (tiny company excepted).

Ann Otoole InSL

Hmmm unions, racketeering, thuggery, strongarm tactics... nope. no observable similarity at all. Where do they get such silly ideas? Could it be due to no gambling in SL so they can't use that excuse anymore and had to pluck a different one out of the air?

Anyway LL seriously needs to sell L$ prepaid cards like IMVU and everyone else. Then just buy those.

Miso Susanowa

@little lost linden

+10 pts for a Big Trouble In Little China reference!!!!

"It's all in the reflexes" ^_^

Arcadia Codesmith

Yeah, because the shattered, anemic remnants of the American labor movement are soooooo SCAWY!Boo!

brinda allen

@Ann Otoole InSL... Just read Ann's post, spot on

Pattaya Bar Girls

nearly every online purchase i try to make is blocked by my cc company i can't understand how millions a year in online CC fraud goes on when legit cardholders nearly always get declined,


Switch to Wells Fargo. They don't care what I buy as long as I pay my bill.

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