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“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#82084 Mar 11, 2013
Which, speaking of... J and I had a rational discussion about SIL and her fiance coming home this weekend. I'm pushing for not the *whole* weekend and we sit down and have a chat about developing her interpersonal skills.

They've not spent a weekend on campus in 5 weeks at this point. I think that's redonk. Our house, then his parent's house for spring break (2 weekends) then our house again this coming weekend.

“FD&S is no way to be.”

Since: Feb 13

Memphis, TN

#82085 Mar 11, 2013
Is everyone ready for the conclave to begin? There are actually some guys in the office who are gambling on it just to keep it interesting. I think they are betting on which country, how many ballots, glasses/no glasses, gray hair/no gray hair and over/under 5'9". I put $5 each on Spain, 7, glasses, no gray and over.

“It made sense at the time....”

Since: May 09

Itasca, IL

#82086 Mar 11, 2013
Sam I Am GEAM wrote:
Is everyone ready for the conclave to begin? There are actually some guys in the office who are gambling on it just to keep it interesting. I think they are betting on which country, how many ballots, glasses/no glasses, gray hair/no gray hair and over/under 5'9". I put $5 each on Spain, 7, glasses, no gray and over.
Is there a version of super bowl squares for this? ;-)

“Incorrupta fides, nudaque veri”

Since: May 07

Vincit qui se vincit

#82087 Mar 11, 2013
Matilda77 wrote:
Hey, Ricky! I come here to vent about my crazy-ass in-laws. I hide with Jamwow when people get mean on here.
I have a husband, 2 dogs, I'm a computer nerd, and I play hockey.
Yeah that's the exact impression I got of you from the very first post I read from you lol

I like hockey too, do you get many ally oops?

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#82088 Mar 11, 2013
I have that damn "THrift shop" song stuck in my head.

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Lawrence, MA

#82089 Mar 11, 2013
Matilda77 wrote:
and I play hockey.
Dam Canadian...

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#82090 Mar 11, 2013
Sam I Am GEAM wrote:
Who ever said I was "all offended?"
The tone of your letter seemed pretty offended to me. As if joking about hockey was a slap to YOUR face.
Sam I Am GEAM wrote:
I was bustin' his chops and just pointing out another of his stupid statements.
It really wasn't any more of a 'statement' than your gay joke. It was a joke. The fact that you had to deconstruct it and bust out the popularity stats tells me you failed to see it as such. Most people just chuckle a bit when they read a joke.
Sam I Am GEAM wrote:
You're just itchin' for a fight, arent' ya'?
Less so than you were in your response to the dog.
Sam I Am GEAM wrote:
As far as the gay joke is concerned, even Race got it (and acknowledged getting it), and he hates my guts. If you've been paying attention to my past statements about gays, you'd know where I stand. I'm quite comfortable with my record in tha regard.
If you were paying attention, you'd note that I also got that it was a joke and defended it as such, much the same way that I am with the dog and his hockey joke.

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#82091 Mar 11, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
Be sure to check out google today!
I did, a little bit. Are you talking about the google.com first page for searches?

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#82092 Mar 11, 2013
Toj wrote:
<quoted text>
I did, a little bit. Are you talking about the google.com first page for searches?
Yeah, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy!

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#82094 Mar 11, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy!
42 Pelly aka Tricia McMillen

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

Location hidden

#82095 Mar 11, 2013
Do THAT many people care who the next pope is that it's plastered all over the news everyday?

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#82096 Mar 11, 2013
Toj wrote:
Do THAT many people care who the next pope is that it's plastered all over the news everyday?
Except for the SNAP people, probably not, but otherwise its a slow news time unless you are worried about North Korea

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#82097 Mar 11, 2013
Toj wrote:
Do THAT many people care who the next pope is that it's plastered all over the news everyday?
Might be the sources you follow. My start page yahoo and they have a main module that has something like 48 rotating stories. Can't say that I've noticed an abundance of pope stories showing up.

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#82098 Mar 11, 2013
PEllen wrote:
<quoted text>
Except for the SNAP people, probably not, but otherwise its a slow news time unless you are worried about North Korea
What are SNAP people?

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#82099 Mar 11, 2013
My start page is google. I would make it topix, but then I would have to admit I have a problem.
Mister Tonka wrote:
<quoted text>Might be the sources you follow. My start page yahoo and they have a main module that has something like 48 rotating stories. Can't say that I've noticed an abundance of pope stories showing up.

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#82100 Mar 11, 2013
RACE wrote:
My start page is google. I would make it topix, but then I would have to admit I have a problem.
<quoted text>
LOL me too.

“Incorrupta fides, nudaque veri”

Since: May 07

Vincit qui se vincit

#82101 Mar 11, 2013
RACE wrote:
My start page is google. I would make it topix, but then I would have to admit I have a problem.
<quoted text>
I'm always out on a corner trying to turn new people into Topix users to help support my long time habit lol

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#82102 Mar 11, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
<quoted text>What are SNAP people?
Survivors Network Abusive Priests- the support group/spokespersons for the people who were sexually abused by Catholic priests.

“Not a real reg”

Since: Jan 13

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#82103 Mar 11, 2013
PEllen wrote:
<quoted text>Survivors Network Abusive Priests- the support group/spokespersons for the people who were sexually abused by Catholic priests.
Just read your previous comment and thought it was for the food stamp program, it has the same acronym. Wondered why the hell they would care. Glad someone asked cause I would still be pondering about that.

Since: Jan 10

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#82104 Mar 11, 2013
dahgts wrote:
<quoted text>
Just read your previous comment and thought it was for the food stamp program, it has the same acronym. Wondered why the hell they would care. Glad someone asked cause I would still be pondering about that.
I thought that, too, only b/c I had looked up someting about food stamps recently and I wasn't aware that the name of the program had changed.

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