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Old 01-31-2012, 06:05 PM
 
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As for SityData being stolen from 8 times - here is a Chinese proverb: "Fool me once shame on you, fool me twince shame on me." I will add my line to it - "Fool me 8 times - LOL - ummmm - is anyone home?"

THATS JUST IS NO ONE IS HOME
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Old 01-31-2012, 06:13 PM
 
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james, have you considered an ESL program or perhaps getting a second grader to help you out with your posts?

Homelessness can happen to anyone. No need to be judgmental about it. Now kindly return to under your bridge.
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Old 01-31-2012, 09:22 PM
 
Location: Not far from Fairbanks, AK
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There are many reasons why people become homeless, and it can happen to anybody, including any of us in this forum.

By the way, going back to the high cost of living in Fairbanks: Not only has the cost of heating fuel gone sky high, but the cost of electricity. For example, two years ago my wife and I were paying around $90.00-$100.00 per month. Just last month we paid $200.00, and GVEA is increasing the cost by the end of the month. It means that we will be paying around $250.00 or more for the month of January.

Right now GVEA is cutting the power to clients who can't pay their bill on time. It does not matter if it's -50. When the bill is due one can't be late. We are using a lesser amount of electricity, and have replaced all the lights with CFLs and very low wattage LEDs. But some of my neighbors haven't been so lucky and are paying up their noses. So, topping the fuel tank with 200 or more gallons of heating fuel, plus paying the electric bill, amounts to a lot of cash.
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Old 01-31-2012, 10:54 PM
 
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They are talking a 15%-20% decline by 2015, not looking good.
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Old 01-31-2012, 11:12 PM
 
Location: Anchorage
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]the problem with people being homeless is they didnt plan ahead they didnt think but most of all they lived above there means

If one buys what they need and do without the candy bars the moviethe out for a sunday drive oh i have a good job lets buy this 500,000.00 dollar home when we can onlly afford a 100,000.00 dollar home then oh damn i lost my job and now i cannt pay for everything

Now they are homelessand they want everyone to feel sorry for them no you need to live inside the means of your income and then lower that means to save money that meab cutting all the so called extras out that you dont need to survive on

people are homeless because they did foolish things with there money yes its not the economy its the person if it was the economy then we all would be homeless
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I think YOU should run for president since you've got all the answers.

Yep, it was that extra candy bar, my big expensive house, and my SUV that did me in. What about this.....renters have no protections at all. If they are 7 days late they can become homeless. Homeowners have a lot more time and financial ability to clean up their mess before approaching forclosure.
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Old 01-31-2012, 11:23 PM
 
Location: interior Alaska
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the problem with people being homeless is they didnt plan ahead they didnt think but most of all they lived above there means

If one buys what they need and do without the candy bars the moviethe out for a sunday drive oh i have a good job lets buy this 500,000.00 dollar home when we can onlly afford a 100,000.00 dollar home then oh damn i lost my job and now i cannt pay for everything

Now they are homelessand they want everyone to feel sorry for them no you need to live inside the means of your income and then lower that means to save money that meab cutting all the so called extras out that you dont need to survive on

people are homeless because they did foolish things with there money yes its not the economy its the person if it was the economy then we all would be homeless
Something like 1.7 million children were homeless for at least part of last year the US (I don't recall the exact figure, but it's high). Little slackers ought to work harder and be more frugal, I guess.
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Old 01-31-2012, 11:25 PM
 
Location: interior Alaska
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Right now GVEA is cutting the power to clients who can't pay their bill on time. It does not matter if it's -50. When the bill is due one can't be late.
I think there really ought to be a law against that, as there is in many other wintry states.
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Old 01-31-2012, 11:55 PM
 
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Something like 1.7 million children were homeless for at least part of last year the US (I don't recall the exact figure, but it's high). Little slackers ought to work harder and be more frugal, I guess.
You know, the problem with this is those pesky child labor laws that exist in the United States. They need to be abolished. That would solve the problem of American jobs being outsourced to other countries and allow all the freeloading children to develop a sense of self worth by contributing to the family income.
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Old 02-01-2012, 12:03 AM
 
Location: Anchorage
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I think there really ought to be a law against that, as there is in many other wintry states.
They don't turn off the heat in Anchorage until the temperature rises to a certain level every day. This must be another way interior residents get the shaft.
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Old 12-06-2015, 04:52 AM
 
Location: Fairbanks,AK
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How could you be homeless when it gets down to -50F ???
Why, is it against the law or something ?
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