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Since: Mar 09

West Palm Beach, FL

#79726 Feb 5, 2013
Okay, and I just got to the part where ang gets called out for not being able to read. And on her birthday, too!
;)

I'm sorry, I love you, but that exchange made me LOL. "No, I can't read at all. Bitch."

Since: Mar 09

West Palm Beach, FL

#79727 Feb 5, 2013
I have a question. Since for the past many years, I've sat smugly aside while watching single women get depressed over Valentine's Day and this year I find myself facing a nice dish of crow... go out (with single girls) or stay in with a movie and try not to drink an entire bottle?

I'm taking the 15th off from work and booked myself a spa appointment, trying to be pro-active, and I was planning this even before the depressing news on Sunday. But now that I've actually GOTTEN the depressing news, I'm absolutely dreading V-day. I want to have surgery or something so I can be unconscious for the whole thing.

“Where is Tonka?”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#79728 Feb 5, 2013
Hey! Which one of you guys is the tax preparer?

Since: Mar 09

West Palm Beach, FL

#79729 Feb 5, 2013
Also: please send me positive wishes or prayers, however you're inclined, to stop being a Facebook stalker. I HATE myself.

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#79730 Feb 5, 2013
Jess in NJ wrote:
Lawsuits that are trying to recover damages I can understand. Even ones that are trying to cover future expenses that are a direct result of someone else's actions.
This crap about someone hurt my feelings or made me feel stupid, so they should pay me thousands of dollars? Or garbage like this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liebeck_v._McDon... is why I think that tort law needs to be reformed.
ITA. I have worked on SO many lawsuits, most of the personal injurty, medical malpractice type cases, and when the money goes beyond what somenoe actually needs, I think "Money won't bring back your baby/wife/mother."

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#79731 Feb 5, 2013
j_m_w wrote:
Okay, and I just got to the part where ang gets called out for not being able to read. And on her birthday, too!
;)
I'm sorry, I love you, but that exchange made me LOL. "No, I can't read at all. Bitch."
I first called her a c-u-n-t bag then had them delete it.

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#79732 Feb 5, 2013
j_m_w wrote:
I have a question. Since for the past many years, I've sat smugly aside while watching single women get depressed over Valentine's Day and this year I find myself facing a nice dish of crow... go out (with single girls) or stay in with a movie and try not to drink an entire bottle?
I'm taking the 15th off from work and booked myself a spa appointment, trying to be pro-active, and I was planning this even before the depressing news on Sunday. But now that I've actually GOTTEN the depressing news, I'm absolutely dreading V-day. I want to have surgery or something so I can be unconscious for the whole thing.
Aw, really? I guess I've never cared much about V day -- I like the sentiment that it conveys, but I'm not into wanting gifts or flowers or anything on that day.

Me to nick recently: "Do we even need to do cards for valentine's day?"

Nick: "We probably should." (with a tone of "we should do SOMETHING for crying out loud,we're pathetic")

I also have gotten together with other single friends on that day and had a blast, so maybe you could do that?

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#79733 Feb 5, 2013
j_m_w wrote:
I have a question. Since for the past many years, I've sat smugly aside while watching single women get depressed over Valentine's Day and this year I find myself facing a nice dish of crow... go out (with single girls) or stay in with a movie and try not to drink an entire bottle?
I'm taking the 15th off from work and booked myself a spa appointment, trying to be pro-active, and I was planning this even before the depressing news on Sunday. But now that I've actually GOTTEN the depressing news, I'm absolutely dreading V-day. I want to have surgery or something so I can be unconscious for the whole thing.
Valentine's Day is an awesome day to go out with your single girlfriends. You must know someone not hooked up. The thing is the guys out that evening 90% single. There might be a few guys where their lady works shift work or something like that but the majority are single.

Something to think about.

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#79734 Feb 5, 2013
RACE wrote:
Hey! Which one of you guys is the tax preparer?
That was Andie.:(

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#79735 Feb 5, 2013
Oh, and jmw -- if you're not ready for a relationship, maybe you are ready for a one nighter?:) Just sayin' Dust off your wild side!

Since: Mar 09

United States

#79736 Feb 5, 2013
RACE wrote:
Hey! Which one of you guys is the tax preparer?
That was Andie
:(

Since: Mar 09

United States

#79737 Feb 5, 2013
Thanks. Yeah, I have single friends, I just have to find out if A is free because her mom will still be in town and if L is free because she might have a test for work the next day.

I've never made a big deal out of V day before but the thought of Jasper spending it with someone else makes me want to hurl myself from the balcony.

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#79738 Feb 5, 2013
I think it's a good thing her name comes up now and again. She's not forgotten.

“The two baby belly, please!”

Since: Sep 09

Evanston IL

#79739 Feb 5, 2013
j_m_w wrote:
... or stay in with a movie and try not to drink an entire bottle?
F*ck it. Drink the whole bottle.

j_m_w wrote:
I want to have surgery or something so I can be unconscious for the whole thing.
That is what the whole bottle is for.

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#79740 Feb 5, 2013
j_m_w wrote:
<quoted text>
I know it, have seen the play, and Matilda's comment made me chuckle.
Which is why Topix is better than FB. Only one of my friends there got the reference. Yesss!

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#79741 Feb 5, 2013
j_m_w wrote:
Thanks. Yeah, I have single friends, I just have to find out if A is free because her mom will still be in town and if L is free because she might have a test for work the next day.
I've never made a big deal out of V day before but the thought of Jasper spending it with someone else makes me want to hurl myself from the balcony.
Oh, yeah, that.:(

Don't worry, jamwow. We can get a man on the moon -- we can get a man on YOU!

Since: Mar 09

United States

#79742 Feb 5, 2013
Oh, and V day is kind of our anniversary-was the first time we went out 9 years ago.

Please kill me.
Sam I Am

Nashville, TN

#79743 Feb 5, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
<quoted text>
That was Andie.:(
Who was Andie? I take it something bad happened to/involving her?(I assume "her" by the spelling?)

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#79744 Feb 5, 2013
Jess in NJ wrote:
Lawsuits that are trying to recover damages I can understand. Even ones that are trying to cover future expenses that are a direct result of someone else's actions.
This crap about someone hurt my feelings or made me feel stupid, so they should pay me thousands of dollars? Or garbage like this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liebeck_v._McDon... is why I think that tort law needs to be reformed.
I agree that stuff like that is stupid, but it still boils down to trying to punish someone for doing wrong. As misguided as Stella liebeck was, her and her lawyer felt that McDonalds did something wrong. Most thinking people disagree with them, but that does not change the intent of the lawsuit. I don't see how this comparison applies to this man who was legitimately wronged and defrauded by his ex-wife.

“The two baby belly, please!”

Since: Sep 09

Evanston IL

#79745 Feb 5, 2013
OK, glad to be raising daughters in a land where Beyonce can do her thing.

http://news.yahoo.com/kashmir-girl-band-break...

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