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“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#76732 Dec 3, 2012
j_m_w wrote:
Oh bloody hell. I have to give my dog walker his final payment tomorrow before I move and I ran out of checks, and of course my box of checks is packed and moved already. AND I don't have enough cash on me to cover it (plus I was going to give him extra because I'm too much of a slacker to remember to pick up a gift card). Waiting for him to text me back if he prefers cash or if I can mail the payment (in which case I'd include a gift card). Dammit dammit dammit, I noticed that I used my last check on rent last week... wish I'd remembered to do something about it!
You're putting way too much thought and worry into this. Just tell him you'll send him a check or money order.

Since: Mar 09

Boynton Beach, FL

#76733 Dec 3, 2012
edogxxx wrote:
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You're putting way too much thought and worry into this. Just tell him you'll send him a check or money order.
I'm leaving him cash. This is just the worry-flavored icing on the cake of stress, but you're right: I need to chill. Everything will get done!
:)

“It made sense at the time....”

Since: May 09

Des Plaines, IL

#76734 Dec 3, 2012
JMW, can you send some money by "text" to him? Some of the big banks up here let you do that; all you need is the other person's email or cell#, and the bank lets them know. i dont think you even have to be part of the same bank... that way you can keep the cash for other stuff over the next couple days...

“bELieve”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#76735 Dec 3, 2012
edogxxx wrote:
<quoted text>The parent's WERE supervising them! They were even right next to them filming their every move! How much more supervision do you want!? Is playing on a swing set a "potentially dangerous situation?" They were at kiddie land in Sea World for Godssake!

You can Monday morning quarterback all you want but the parents did NOTHING any other normal parent wouldn't have done! Filming the kids feeding the dolphins in a "Feed the dolphins" area? Oh the humanity, what bassterds they are! Sorry to beat you over the head with this but you are UNFAIRLY laying blame on the parents for what happened.
And I am going to very nicely say that unless you have a child this age, your opinion on child rearing doesn't mean squat. You supervise a young elementary school age child around wild animals differently than you would if they were playing on the swings.

“bELieve”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#76736 Dec 3, 2012
j_m_w wrote:
<quoted text>The big stuff is (movers, Uverse installation, reservation to board the dogs) but I'm starting to freak out about how much stuff I still have that's not packed or moved over. I took two full suitcases of clothes over tonight and unpacked them in the closet so I could bring back the empty suitcases and do the same tomorrow. It seems like the miscellaneous stuff multiplies every time I turn my back. I want to take my jewelry boxes and laptop with me in the car, but I'll also have last-minute bathroom stuff, laundry, etc. Ugh. Doing this by myself sucks, and that's even after my friends helping me over the weekend.
You'll get it done :)

“bELieve”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#76737 Dec 3, 2012
Aisle Sitter wrote:
JMW, can you send some money by "text" to him? Some of the big banks up here let you do that; all you need is the other person's email or cell#, and the bank lets them know. i dont think you even have to be part of the same bank... that way you can keep the cash for other stuff over the next couple days...
Wow! I have never heard of that. How cool!

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#76738 Dec 3, 2012
Jess in NJ wrote:
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And I am going to very nicely say that unless you have a child this age, your opinion on child rearing doesn't mean squat.
And I'm gonna very nicely call bullsht. That is a cop-out. Just because I don't HAVE children, doesn't mean I'm not allowed any opinion on supervising them. I'll remind you that Dr. Spock didn't have children when he wrote his first book on child-rearing.

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#76739 Dec 3, 2012
Aisle Sitter wrote:
JMW, can you send some money by "text" to him? Some of the big banks up here let you do that; all you need is the other person's email or cell#, and the bank lets them know. i dont think you even have to be part of the same bank... that way you can keep the cash for other stuff over the next couple days...
I've never heard of that either. There's something called a "square" I think that you can attach to your cell phone and accept debit/credit cards with it. Is that what you're talking about?

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#76740 Dec 3, 2012
j_m_w wrote:
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I'm leaving him cash. This is just the worry-flavored icing on the cake of stress, but you're right: I need to chill. Everything will get done!
:)
I'm always right but I thought you didn't have cash? Or did you just mean you don't have cash ON you but could make a run to the ATM? I rarely have cash on me too but when I say I'm tapped, I mean my bank account is also dry.

Hell, if you were wigging out about a problem that can be solved by running to the ATM, you REALLY need to chill!
:)

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#76741 Dec 4, 2012

Since: Aug 08

Location hidden

#76742 Dec 4, 2012
Jess in NJ wrote:
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The parents are the ones who broadcast this video all over and now think that children should not be allowed to feed the dolphins
The only thing I fault them for is making a big deal about it. If that had happened to one of my kids it wouldn't have been a big deal. I really don't see it as much of a parental laps, however, when it comes to the actual incident.

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#76743 Dec 4, 2012
Sublime1 wrote:
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The only thing I fault them for is making a big deal about it. If that had happened to one of my kids it wouldn't have been a big deal. I really don't see it as much of a parental laps, however, when it comes to the actual incident.
ITA.

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#76744 Dec 4, 2012
Aisle Sitter wrote:
JMW, can you send some money by "text" to him? Some of the big banks up here let you do that; all you need is the other person's email or cell#, and the bank lets them know. i dont think you even have to be part of the same bank... that way you can keep the cash for other stuff over the next couple days...
I use that to pay my rent. It's awesome.

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#76745 Dec 4, 2012
edogxxx wrote:
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I've never heard of that either. There's something called a "square" I think that you can attach to your cell phone and accept debit/credit cards with it. Is that what you're talking about?
I can go to my bank's website and they have a special section for bill pay, etc. The thing with the email is called "quick pay". I also think you can do it with an app over your cell phone. I set it up with the email address of the individual I want to send money, say the amount, the account to take it from and hit "send". The receiver then gets an email saying who sent them money and do they accept.

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#76746 Dec 4, 2012
jmw, I haven't paid December rent yet. FOrgot about it until yesterday, and now I have no idea where my checkbook is. LL will be at my place today and tonight. I'll have to let him know that it'll be a day or twountil I find my check book. I'm sure he's okay, considering how inconvenient it's been not being able to have full access to the place (kitchen should be finished today, I hope, and also he will need to get all his tools out of the walk-in closet in the DR).

“The two baby belly, please!”

Since: Sep 09

Evanston IL

#76747 Dec 4, 2012
Toj wrote:
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I can remember having heels a lot when I was little. They were only 1/2" to and 1", of course.
That's what these are.

But if her feet were one size bigger, I could have gotten her some platform wedges with zipper detailing. Waaay too old for a 7 year old, imo.

These are very appropriate for her age and occasion.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B009S4HESK/r...

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#76748 Dec 4, 2012
squishymama wrote:
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That's what these are.
But if her feet were one size bigger, I could have gotten her some platform wedges with zipper detailing. Waaay too old for a 7 year old, imo.
These are very appropriate for her age and occasion.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B009S4HESK/r...
Cute! I'm sure she'll look adorable.

“The two baby belly, please!”

Since: Sep 09

Evanston IL

#76749 Dec 4, 2012
j_m_w wrote:
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I'm leaving him cash. This is just the worry-flavored icing on the cake of stress, but you're right: I need to chill. Everything will get done!
:)
Mmmm, that sounds yummy!
:D

Moving sucks.

Since: Feb 08

Location hidden

#76750 Dec 4, 2012
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
jmw, I haven't paid December rent yet. FOrgot about it until yesterday, and now I have no idea where my checkbook is. LL will be at my place today and tonight. I'll have to let him know that it'll be a day or twountil I find my check book. I'm sure he's okay, considering how inconvenient it's been not being able to have full access to the place (kitchen should be finished today, I hope, and also he will need to get all his tools out of the walk-in closet in the DR).
Why don't you just stop in at a branch of your bank and get a counter check or six to hold you over until you find it?

Since: Aug 08

Location hidden

#76751 Dec 4, 2012
Reason number 389 why dogs are better than cats:

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/trending-now/dog-...

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