“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#75224 Oct 27, 2012
Jess in NJ wrote:
I'm going to post this on FB in a couple of days (not today because it is my grandparents' anniversary and I already posted their pics today - don't want to post too many things in one day).

However, since I'm not FB friends with all of you, I'll post it here now. I wish I had this guy for a teacher when I was in school. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000087239639...
That is brilliant. That high school isn't far from where I grew up. And yeah, you forget that each individual casualty was an entire life with many people that cared about them and that were impacted by their death.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me!

#75225 Oct 28, 2012
Irate Mastermind! And it actually fits.
Matilda77 wrote:
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Tuff Contender

Since: Mar 09

Boynton Beach, FL

#75226 Oct 28, 2012
RACE wrote:
Irate Mastermind! And it actually fits.
<quoted text>
Intellectual Mercenary, at your service.
Anonymous

Plant City, FL

#75227 Oct 28, 2012
Mimi Seattle wrote:
<sigh> Midterms already. I hate the quarter (as opposed to semester) system. The second I get into my groove, it's half over. Then I turn around and it's a whole new quarter to get into, rinse repeat.
I Wonder if it's gonna be like this when I grow up and get a real job like all of you guys.:D
I feel you.
This is a very productive term for me! My midterm consisted of ch. 1 of my dissertation! Well, a very rough first draft, but hey...and I have to present it for another class, so things are clicking together and all working to my proposal next Spring.
It's so nerdy being home on a F night doing HW!
;D
Being at USF M-Th nights, I only have the weekend to do my work!

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#75228 Oct 28, 2012
Mad Desperado

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#75229 Oct 28, 2012
cheluzal wrote:
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Being at USF M-Th nights, I only have the weekend to do my work!
LOL right? Every time I walk across campus I get hit up by at least a couple people telling me there's a Huskies (Go Dawgs!) game that night. Yeah, like I have time to go to a game...even *if* I wanted to deal with traffic/parking.

I'm at school IN CLASSES 6 hours a day, plus time spent in the library (thank god it's open til midnight) plus commuting, plus all the OTHER crap I have to do, yanno like earning money... I spend most of every single weekend these days pretty much 24 hours a day doing some kind of homework. PLUS I have this lit class I have to take...I still don't understand why, and there's like 8 novels(!) to be read during the quarter plus all the other crap.

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#75230 Oct 28, 2012
I know this is sexist and I"m selling out the sisterhood, but I can't get used to women sports announcers.

Since: Mar 09

Boynton Beach, FL

#75231 Oct 28, 2012
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
I know this is sexist and I"m selling out the sisterhood, but I can't get used to women sports announcers.
My vagina cries for you.

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#75233 Oct 28, 2012
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
I know this is sexist and I"m selling out the sisterhood, but I can't get used to women sports announcers.
Anyone in particular? You talkin sideline reporter? Studio analyst? Segment reporter(like Erin Andrews and Smantha Steele on College Gameday)? Or just women in general having anything to do with sports?

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#75234 Oct 28, 2012
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
Have you heard of the Wu Tang Clan name generator?
http://www.mess.be/inickgenwuname.php
I'm Arrogant Ambassador.
I am Vizual Dominator

“It made sense at the time....”

Since: May 09

Des Plaines, IL

#75235 Oct 28, 2012
Well, we did it... got my gramma packed up and moved. two runs in a U-Haul van and one packed car later, she's too worn out to bitch at us. we're still doing some laundry for her (i think 5 loads down, and one to go), and she needs to unload some boxes, but she's pretty much set for the time being.

so, tomorrow, my mom & i are going out for a girls' day to celebrate and decompress.

Since: Feb 08

Location hidden

#75236 Oct 28, 2012
PEllen wrote:
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I am Vizual Dominator
I got Annoyin’ Mercenary.
I like it.
8^J

Since: Feb 08

Location hidden

#75237 Oct 28, 2012
Aisle Sitter wrote:
Well, we did it... got my gramma packed up and moved. two runs in a U-Haul van and one packed car later, she's too worn out to bitch at us. we're still doing some laundry for her (i think 5 loads down, and one to go), and she needs to unload some boxes, but she's pretty much set for the time being.
so, tomorrow, my mom & i are going out for a girls' day to celebrate and decompress.
You deserve it! Enjoy!

“It made sense at the time....”

Since: May 09

Des Plaines, IL

#75238 Oct 28, 2012
NWmoon wrote:
<quoted text>You deserve it! Enjoy!
i'm surprising her with afternoon tea at one of hte older, classier hotels in downtown Chicago... nice girly activity!

“It made sense at the time....”

Since: May 09

Des Plaines, IL

#75239 Oct 28, 2012
NWmoon wrote:
<quoted text>You deserve it! Enjoy!
And thanks!

“It made sense at the time....”

Since: May 09

Des Plaines, IL

#75240 Oct 28, 2012
jess- good luck battening down the hatches! Hope the boys can handle being inside. you don't get storms/hurricanes like this often, do you?

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#75241 Oct 29, 2012

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#75242 Oct 29, 2012
http://www.cnn.com/2012/10/27/living/hallowee...

I think this popped up last year. I'm not going to put on blackface for anything, ever, but belly dancer costumes are offensive? Rednecks? Geishas? C'mon.

Since: Aug 08

Location hidden

#75243 Oct 29, 2012
I'm Drunken Ninja. It's like I'm a ninja, except I'm also drunken, lol. That's right b1tches!

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#75244 Oct 29, 2012
Sublime1 wrote:
I'm Drunken Ninja. It's like I'm a ninja, except I'm also drunken, lol. That's right b1tches!
I'm going to figure out the matrix and decipher all your real names!

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