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Old 08-28-2010, 04:30 AM
 
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I say that it is Hunting-and-Gathering. Starving people do not have much interest in sex. (I went on a 5-day fast once so I have some personal experience with that statement.)

What say other Alaskans?
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Old 08-28-2010, 04:53 AM
 
Location: Naptowne, Alaska
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I've gone a heck of a lot more than 5 days without sex!
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Old 08-28-2010, 06:39 AM
 
Location: Morristown, TN
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Erm, Rance.. I think he means fast from FOOD.
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Old 08-28-2010, 08:50 AM
 
Location: Boonies of N. Alabama
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I'd go with Farming. God put Adam in charge of the garden.
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Old 08-28-2010, 09:05 AM
 
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Child rearing. Poor Eve.
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Old 08-28-2010, 09:27 AM
 
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Adam and Eve are from Alaska?
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Old 08-28-2010, 09:31 AM
 
Location: Boonies of N. Alabama
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Adam and Eve are from Alaska?
The question was oldest profession in the world.

But.. I do now note... "what do other Alaskans think?"
I did not notice that before.... my apologies....

::::slowly backing out the door::::::
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Old 08-28-2010, 09:48 AM
 
Location: Barrow, Alaska
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"what do other Alaskans think?"
Given the number who voted for Miller, apparently a lot of Alaskans don't think.
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Old 08-28-2010, 11:54 AM
 
Location: Not far from Fairbanks, AK
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Alaskans only "think" when they vote Democrat?
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Going back to the OP: I would say hunting and gathering is the oldest profession.
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Old 08-28-2010, 12:15 PM
 
Location: SW MO Aux Arcs
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Not an Alaskan but I'd say the oldest profession is politics. It all began with a smooth-talkin' snake in an apple tree!
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