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“What's it to ya?”

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#80685
Feb 18, 2013
 
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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I know angel dust/pcp gives people superhuman strength. It can take a team of cops to subdue someone on that.
I was in ER when I was 17 (appendix) and they brought in some guy on PCP. O....M...F...G!!! It took like 6 cops (actual PD) plus three or four other guys, and a shot of something to get him down. There was no way to miss it. He tore UP that emergency room. This was after he broke out of the metal reinforced restraints. Bad bad bad drug.

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#80686
Feb 18, 2013
 
PEllen wrote:
<quoted text>There is a lot to be said for delaying your first child until the girl is 22. Emotional maturity, education, ability to get and keep a job, run a household.

Your SIL will be 19 or 20 when she gets married? From a church based school, an early pregnacy will not be frowned on from a married couple.

Do you see any improvement in her organizational or housekeeping skills?
They'll both be 20. And yeah, I know the culture of these schools/churches. Get hitched early, so you can bang. Next step is a kid, regardless if you're prepared.

Yeah, quite a bit improved. I guess her room at school is fairly neat and she leaves her room neat here when she leaves. He's a self professed neat freak.

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#80687
Feb 18, 2013
 
Matilda77 wrote:
http://m.gawker.com/5984348/tw o-minutes-of-nothing-but-goats -yelling-like-humans
Inexplicably hilarious.
Awesome.

The ones with the high pitched screams kind of freak me out.

I wonder if normal goats make fun of these goats....

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Feb 18, 2013
 
j_m_w wrote:
<quoted text>Awesome.

The ones with the high pitched screams kind of freak me out.

I wonder if normal goats make fun of these goats....
You just made me spit out the cookie dough I was eating! Ha ha!

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#80689
Feb 18, 2013
 
Does anyone have a Red Balls?

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Feb 18, 2013
 
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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Thanks. Our insurance changed and is worse and very complicate with tons of paperwork, so people are avoiding going to the doctor. People with kids have been forced to learn the new system.
When I wake up in the morning, I have fingers (especially my right thumb) I can barely move, and the pain is incredible. My knuckles are swollen. this is just in the last few months.
Get your a$$ to the doctor, missy! It could even be a virus, you don't know. Usually, the docs (well their nurses) will help you with the paperwork.

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#80691
Feb 18, 2013
 
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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Didn't Blair end up in rehab?
Blair ended up on Survivor and is very religious -- but she's not a preachy religious person.

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Feb 18, 2013
 
Aisle Sitter wrote:
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i have a really simple one - a singer that i got at target for something like $130... it does applique, and that's enough for me. i've never had a serger either. hubby encourages me to get a fancier one if i want, but one of the stores that i follow has "$1000 off and $500 in freebies" with unadvertized prices... if it's $1000 off, it's too expensive for me! i stick wiht smaller projects, but have been toying wiht the idea of making a bed-sized quilt. the one on my avatar right now is a lap quilt and a recent pet project of mine...
Awesome. I think a quilt would be cool to make. I'd hope it'd get passed down and all. Of course, I wouldn't force it -- if they didn't like it, oh well.

Look on Amazon if you decide to look for another machine. There's some good prices for good machine there. I like being able to read the reviews, too.

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Feb 18, 2013
 
Matilda77 wrote:
http://m.gawker.com/5984348/tw o-minutes-of-nothing-but-goats -yelling-like-humans
Inexplicably hilarious.
HAHAHAHAHA! Posted on face book as I laughed out loud!

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Feb 18, 2013
 
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
<quoted text>HAHAHAHAHA! Posted on face book as I laughed out loud!
I posted it on FB and said something like "The one at :25 is my new ringtone."

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Feb 18, 2013
 
Matilda77 wrote:
<quoted text>I posted it on FB and said something like "The one at :25 is my new ringtone."
Yes

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#80697
Feb 19, 2013
 
It costs 2.4 cents to mint a penny.

Our government at work!

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Feb 19, 2013
 
edogxxx wrote:
It costs 2.4 cents to mint a penny.
Our government at work!
Makes me think I should be hoarding pennies.

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#80699
Feb 19, 2013
 
pennies hzve been losing money for a long time. TIme to go to paper pennies.

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Feb 19, 2013
 
So in my new place, 120 years old, I"ve been seeing things--just things like movement, or something there, out of the corner of my eye, but then it's gone. In random places. IT's not the cats, either.

NOt all the time, but once in a while.

THe cats have a toy that's like a gyroscope ball thing with a stuffed mouse toy in the middle. THe mouse will squeak NONSTOP once you throw it and it makes impact, until you turn the mouse off. THe cats do not acvtually play with it. It's in a container of cat toys, currently blocked by being on a shelf then covered with several flat pieces of artwork/wall hangings.

It went off in the middle of the night last night. I got out of bed and went to where it was, and turned it off.

It then went off again. I got up and turned it off again.

And again.

And again. All four times, the cats were in bed with me. The last time, I took it out of the container and put it on top of another shelf and covered it with a jacket. It didn't go off again.

Weird....

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#80701
Feb 19, 2013
 
And I forgot to bring a clean bra with me to the gym today, so I get to wear my sports bra all day. THank goodness most of the office is out for training.,

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Feb 19, 2013
 
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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Yes, Brazil nuts!
My coworker called them N toes, and I told her, "You can't say that word here at work." She NEVER would have called a black person the N word, but she didn't give a second thought to the N toes comment. She grew up with it.
My cousin got a written reprimand from his company for offensive language. He was working at the corporate offices back east somewhere (New Hampshire, maybe) and they were asking about life here in Minnesota. He said he and his girlfriend mostly go out in Uptown, where he lives, because they haven't found anywhere they like in Coon Rapids, where she lives. A couple people got really offended and one guy was threatening to kick his azz, throwing around a ton of derogatory white slurs. J had no idea what they were talking about - had never heard of that as a racial slur. He got reprimanded for talking about the name of a town (named for RACOONS, by the way) and the guy who threatened bodily harm and actually used offensive language, knowingly and deliberately, got an apology from the manager. Even after he showed them a map, this guy was still being ugly about it and other people were very chilly towards him the whole time he was there.

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#80703
Feb 19, 2013
 
PEllen wrote:
<quoted text>Alice Cooper was more of a grown up when he became famous. Makes a difference. Other than Shirley Temple and maybe the Olsen twins, which child stars grew up to be sober productive and well grounded? Not many. It is easier to name teh ones who did not.
It amazes me that the Dionne quintuplets grew up to be anywhere near normal. Exploited by their government, put on display like animals in a zoo, and resented by the family they made wealthy, I can completely understand why they really don't seem to trust anyone except one another.

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#80704
Feb 19, 2013
 
edogxxx wrote:
It costs 2.4 cents to mint a penny.
Our government at work!
Didn't Canada just phase out their penny? I'd be all for it, because f**k pennies, amirite?

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