[ExI] Off Topic -- Opportunity to help out

The Avantguardian avantguardian2020 at yahoo.com
Sun May 6 23:37:35 UTC 2012

 ----- Original Message -----
> From: Kelly Anderson <kellycoinguy at gmail.com>
> To: ExI chat list <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>
> Cc: 
> Sent: Saturday, May 5, 2012 2:40 AM
> Subject: Re: [ExI] Off Topic -- Opportunity to help out
> On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 9:22 PM, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 3 May 2012, Kelly Anderson wrote:
>>> I am naive, there is no question about it. I picked up a hitchhiker
>>> last week in Nevada and got robbed by him...
>> Kelly!  Don't leave us hanging like that man.  Do offer some indication 
> that
>> you lost a few bucks and a watch, but other than that were unharmed.  I am
>> trying to shake visions of you in the hospital with a gunshot wound
>> somewhere.
>> You don't need to save the world singlehandedly bud.
> I'm not trying to save the world. I normally wouldn't have picked the
> guy up, but we had just passed a fatal car accident, and this guy was
> standing next to the road at dusk, and it seemed dangerous. So I was
> moved to pick him up before he got squished.

Sorry to hear that you had a bad experience in Nevada. Not that it excuses the behavior but Nevada still has higher than 20% unemployment rate. (Last I heard it was ~ 25%) On the plus side your dollar goes pretty far here and the "Texas meets Berkley" environment here makes for an interesting political landscape. 

> The vacation was saved by the fact that my main credit card was in my
> pocket, not in the wallet, otherwise we would have indeed been
> screwed. Chock one up for absent mindedness... :-)

Or for subconcious precognition. ;-)

Stuart LaForge

"The state that separates its scholars from its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards, and its fighting by fools." -Thucydides. 

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