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why Arkansas is going to hell...

mendelman

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Wow, fifteen is alot. My wife and I are thinking about two, which is sufficient for us. :-D
 

SGB

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Somehow I suspect they don't get much information from the zero population growth folks distributed around there.

8-!
 

Gedunker

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And she wants MORE!!!
Goodness gracious, folks get a grip. Okay, it is Arkansas B-)
 

DecaturHawk

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While I can't say we could do it (we started way too late, anyway), I say, more power to 'em! I have heard many stories of kids growing up in large and loving families like theirs. Such families tend to be very close, which is a good thing in our fractured and highly mobile society. While unusual, I just don't see why this should be thought of as bizarre or wrong.
 

Maister

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DecaturHawk said:
While unusual, I just don't see why this should be thought of as bizarre or wrong.
I agree it's unusual but not necessarily 'wrong'. It would be very wrong if everybody else did this, but then it would also be wrong if everybody fancied themselves an agrarian type and wanted to buy their 2 acre rural paradise 45 minutes from the city...oh wait, never mind.
 

Rumpy Tunanator

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mendelman said:
Wow, fifteen is alot.

;-)

Warning, joke forthcoming.........


Think about it, if they get snowed in or stuck in their house due to some natural disaster, at least they'll have something to eat before help arrives.:-# ;)

Runs for the hills.,....................................
 

Repo Man

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I think if you have 15 kids you should pay extra in school taxes. ;-)

I know a lot of people have trouble dealing with life after the kids move out, get married, and start their own family. Maybe this is the family's way of insuring that there will alays be kids around.
 

Dragon

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I thought it was bad when I found out my grandmother had 11 brothers and sisters. 15 is about 13 too many as far as I’m concerned. But if they want them, and can provide for them, go for it. Lets just hope this doesn’t become a national trend. :-c
 

Richmond Jake

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She's probably on the top of the ten most wanted list at Planned Parenthood.
 

Habanero

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Downtown said:
I'm actually ok with the number of kids, its just their names that I object to....

Jinger?????
I'm with you on this one. I hate themed names, it's just as bad as rhyming twins names IMO.

As long as they can provide for their other 14 children I don't think it should matter how many children they have.
 

nerudite

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15 kids is a lot, but what I find admirable is that they got married when they were 18 and 17 years old, and they are still married (I assume happily from all the babies). They beat some serious odds by still being together 20 years later, so maybe they are doing something right.
 

JNA

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Downtown said:
...its just their names that I object to....

Jinger?????
Habanero said:
I'm with you on this one.
Ditto, I know the source for certain names and respect that choice but still
What's up with that name ?B-)
 

tsc

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and they waited 4 years to have kids...wow.

But ... as long as they aren't on social services....I don't have a real problem with this.
 

Gedunker

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RichmondJake said:
She's probably on the top of the ten most wanted list at Planned Parenthood.
I've heard that does increase fertility :-D
 

Dan

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Time to post this classic.

There are Jews in the world.
There are Buddhists.
There are Hindus and Mormons, and then
There are those that follow Mohammed, but
I've never been one of them.
I'm a Roman Catholic,
And have been since before I was born,
And the one thing they say about Catholics is:
They'll take you as soon as you're warm.
You don't have to be a six-footer.
You don't have to have a great brain.
You don't have to have any clothes on. You're
A Catholic the moment Dad came,
Because
Every sperm is sacred.
Every sperm is great.
If a sperm is wasted,
God gets quite irate.

Every sperm is sacred.
Every sperm is great.
If a sperm is wasted,
God gets quite irate.

Let the heathen spill theirs
On the dusty ground.
God shall make them pay for
Each sperm that can't be found.

Every sperm is wanted.
Every sperm is good.
Every sperm is needed
In your neighbourhood.

Hindu, Taoist, Mormon,
Spill theirs just anywhere,
But God loves those who treat their
Semen with more care.

Every sperm is sacred.
Every sperm is great.
If a sperm is wasted,...
...God get quite irate.

Every sperm is sacred.
Every sperm is good.
Every sperm is needed...
...In your neighbourhood!

Every sperm is useful.
Every sperm is fine.
God needs everybody's.
Mine! And mine! And mine!

Let the Pagan spill theirs
O'er mountain, hill, and plain.
God shall strike them down for
Each sperm that's spilt in vain.

Every sperm is sacred.
Every sperm is good.
Every sperm is needed
In your neighbourhood.
Every sperm is sacred.
Every sperm is great.
If a sperm is wasted,
God gets quite iraaaaaate!
 

Floridays

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Downtown said:
I'm actually ok with the number of kids, its just their names that I object to....

Jinger?????
Maybe she'll run out of "J" names and that will be the end of it. ;-)
 

biscuit

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Dragon said:
I thought it was bad when I found out my grandmother had 11 brothers and sisters. 15 is about 13 too many as far as I’m concerned. But if they want them, and can provide for them, go for it. Lets just hope this doesn’t become a national trend. :-c
That reminds me of the “sex talk” I got when I was about 15 or so. I had just walked in the door from track practice and was heading up the back steps when I was stopped by my mom. “_____,” she said, “I just want you remember that both sets of your grandparents grew up families with 12 kids, and your father and I each have five brothers and sisters. We’re fertile people, and it’s in the genes, so keep your pants zipped.” She then turned around and went back to whatever it was she was doing beforehand like nothing had been said. :-c 8-!

Eloquent huh.
 

Rumpy Tunanator

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biscuit said:
That reminds me of the “sex talk” I got when I was about 15 or so. I had just walked in the door from track practice and was heading up the back steps when I was stopped by my mom. “_____,” she said
What, they didn't give you the little blue book to look over?;)
 
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