Open ◆ SNAIL [Spec] Racing - Presented by ButtKicker: Feel What You've Been Missing

Discussion in 'SNAIL Racing League' started by zer05ive, Dec 13, 2011.

  1. Die_Birdy_Die

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    lol then its not 100% free! nothing is free not even time.
     
  2. GamingPete

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    i love my country s health care system, its definitely not the best
    but at the end of the year you get a letter wich states the costs and materials they have "put" into you
    my mom had 2 heartattacks withtin a year and the costs were a bit over 90.000 Euro wich the state pays.
    thats like a brand new mercedes s-class, and the medication for afterwards is not even counted in.

    heres how ours work:
    http://www.bmg.gv.at/cms/home/attac...8/the_austrian_health_care_system_2010_e1.pdf
     
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  3. intoflatlines

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    This is the cost of having appendicitis/appendectomy in the US (some guy posted it on reddit):

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  4. Die_Birdy_Die

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    yeah THANK GOD i live in Canada!
     
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  5. ThE_MaX_GaMeR

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    i guess we are gonna change the name to Sunday Night International Interactive League
     
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  6. fzappa

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  7. Kgffy

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    Think snail needs another thread for talking about health care, internet connection etc etc lol
     
  8. GamingPete

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    snailbook
     
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  9. Die_Birdy_Die

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    Someone should get on this! Then there wouldn't be so much confusion or unintentional ignorance about posts especially mine. :sly:
     
  10. GTD_druid

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    Well really it is because I have never recieved that money or never will do and is a figure that appears on a pay slip u don't go I think I will need to be careful this month as need to pay NI. it doesn't belong to me. But it is free to us but subsidised by the goverment im am not paying for it the goverment is so as such not free but free to an individual. If I was unemployed and didn't work I wouldn't pay NI So would not be contributing to the bucket. So then on a personal level would be free
     
  11. Dragonwhisky

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    It's not free. Regardless of your employment status, someone pays for it.
     
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  12. aerolite

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    @GamingPete I hope it was ok to choose the avatar and then paint and number the helmet!
    I sent you 5 $hells for your contribution!
     
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  13. GTD_druid

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    Here Here

    To absent friends

    Or start a thread for random coversations ;-)
     
  14. Die_Birdy_Die

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    But he is right on a personal level it would be free
     
  15. Die_Birdy_Die

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    If only I could find my colours on the internet!
     
  16. GamingPete

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    ofcourse its ok ... that actually looks really neat, i like it. :tup:
     
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  17. Dragonwhisky

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    I don't care. It's not free.

    And yes, it would be nice if SNAIL had its own Sub Forum, where a general topics thread could be created for SNAILs to argue with one another on issues not related to racing. @Jordan
     
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  18. Die_Birdy_Die

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    whatever man. Its still better then that horrible stuff they have down in the states!
     
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    Horrible stuff? Are you kidding me? If it was so horrible why does everyone come to United States of America for medical care?
     
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    I just want to give thanks to all the men and women who have served their country.
    My Grandpa was a veteran of WW1
    He told me some horrific stories of things that happened to him... Buddies dying beside him, innocent men, women and children killed. The sights, sounds and smells I cannot imagine.
    I know it affected him profoundly for the rest of his life.
    Some called it "the war to end all wars".
    Sadly we know this not to be true.
    Human beings continue to find ways to kill each other and unfortunately more brave young men and woman will continue to die.
     
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    Never seen the like! :mad:
     
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  23. Die_Birdy_Die

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    Because in the USA if you have the money to pay there are no wait times. Look at the cost of hospital care compared to other countries. The US has higher medical cost per person then any other country. Some source say that at least a quarter of those cost are just administrative (so not actually health related) Plus medical equipment in general cost more Example hip parts are more expensive in the USA do to hospitals fending for themselves versus great Britain where they can bargain with the manufactures for cheaper prices.
     
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    Don't get me started on the epically insidious social engineering experiment started by the insurance companies back in the late 70s and early 80s. Ask yourselves these questions. Can I live without medical insurance? Can I drive my car without insurance? If you answer in the negative, think about why. Really, really think about it.
     
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  25. Die_Birdy_Die

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    can you elaborate on this some more I'm not sure if it is direct towards me or not
     
  26. Dragonwhisky

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    It's not directed at you specifically. It's directed more at the general attitude toward health care, you and others seem to have.

    Suffice it to say, at some point in the not to distant future, probably within my remaining lifetime, we'll all be employed, either directly or indirectly, by insurance companies, be them government companies or open market. They will dole out our pay so we can get the things we can't live without and maybe a little more to get those things that will distract us from the truth.
     
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  27. BayouSimDrifter

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    Happy Veterans Day, all SNAIL veterans post up

    USAF 2004-2008
     
  28. ThE_MaX_GaMeR

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    I was having some fun in a little Suzuki S2-Concept when this happened...

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  29. Dragonwhisky

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    USAF 1981-1992.

    Do we need another spreadsheet?
     
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  30. GTP_Nail

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    Now that the SAVE button is out in the open....I was told that drivers in various leagues had programed the SAVE BUTTON TO THEIR WHEELS to aid in recovery for missed turn ins and off course aigricultural motoring. Personally I watched a chaser fall off and I thought...THATS THE LAST OF HIM....and there he was...again..... four corners later like nothing happened. I have used it in private practice...works great but was NEVER intended for race use. I have not experienced it in SNAIL since early Spring. I did hear of its blatant use in an endurance race under a different sanctioning body. I was also told that PD was looking to make it visable in replays to aid Stewards....hope thats how you caught them .:D