“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me!

#83112 Mar 27, 2013
This dog did not.
edogxxx wrote:
<quoted text>
Give people a break, dogs can escape.

“FD&S is no way to be.”

Since: Feb 13

Knoxville, TN

#83113 Mar 27, 2013
RACE wrote:
What?
<quoted text>
Just can't imagine being so petty and vindictive as to get satisfaction out of something like that. Someone's dog gets killed and you would take pleasure in the "I told you so?" My Uncle John is like that and he has "I told you so'd" himself into black sheepdom.

"The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others." -Aesop

Since: Mar 09

Miami, FL

#83114 Mar 27, 2013
For how long is everyone going to have the red equals sign as their Facebook pic? It's aesthetically confusing me that so many people have the same profile pic.

This morning, a gay Facebook friend posted a pic of a big red rectangle in a slightly more orange shade that read "I like this shade of red better. Just saying" across it. Love him.
cheluzal

Tampa, FL

#83115 Mar 27, 2013
PEllen wrote:
<quoted text> I invoked your name the other day. Mimi has her 12 year old nephew living with her for a little bit and you came to mind as teh Subject Matter Expert.
Aww, LOL.
I *just* left my big meeting and it went swimmingly! I had no nerves, only excitement, and I was really confident. I had one prof in tears....mentioned bro...one of my dissertation interest is the middle level child...
It was great and now I have until the end of June to study like a mofo and get all my expertise in my brain, memorized with names of theorists, etc.
ACK!
I shall be underground until early July, LOL.

“FD&S is no way to be.”

Since: Feb 13

Cedar Grove, TN

#83116 Mar 27, 2013
j_m_w wrote:
For how long is everyone going to have the red equals sign as their Facebook pic? It's aesthetically confusing me that so many people have the same profile pic.
This morning, a gay Facebook friend posted a pic of a big red rectangle in a slightly more orange shade that read "I like this shade of red better. Just saying" across it. Love him.
I imagine some will until there is a ruling. Or until the next picture is taken of them that captures their good side.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me!

#83119 Mar 27, 2013
As usual you misunderstood.
I take no pleasure in an animals death, or in telling someone "I told you so", but when the emotional choice is one of senselessly bereaving for an animal that died due to the stupidity of its owner, or feeling disgust towards the owner who allowed their animal to die, I choose disgust.
For me, that disgust is manifest in the knowledge that I tried to warn the F* A*hole, but they ignored me.

Hope that helps.
Sam I Am GEAM wrote:
<quoted text>
Just can't imagine being so petty and vindictive as to get satisfaction out of something like that. Someone's dog gets killed and you would take pleasure in the "I told you so?" My Uncle John is like that and he has "I told you so'd" himself into black sheepdom.
"The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others." -Aesop

“Fort Kickass”

Since: Sep 09

Bloomington, IL

#83120 Mar 27, 2013
I have one with the Grumpy Cat that says "Yes." And what Sam said. Until I get a better picture.

“The two baby belly, please!”

Since: Sep 09

Evanston IL

#83121 Mar 27, 2013
j_m_w wrote:
For how long is everyone going to have the red equals sign as their Facebook pic? It's aesthetically confusing me that so many people have the same profile pic.
This morning, a gay Facebook friend posted a pic of a big red rectangle in a slightly more orange shade that read "I like this shade of red better. Just saying" across it. Love him.
I really liked the version with the Statue of Liberty kissing Justice in same pose as that famous picture of the sailor kissing the nurse at the end of WWII.

Since: Jan 10

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#83122 Mar 27, 2013
j_m_w wrote:
For how long is everyone going to have the red equals sign as their Facebook pic? It's aesthetically confusing me that so many people have the same profile pic.
This morning, a gay Facebook friend posted a pic of a big red rectangle in a slightly more orange shade that read "I like this shade of red better. Just saying" across it. Love him.
I found it to be kind of obnoxious on my ipad -- they look HUGE on my ipad and rather jarring in the contrast. So I'm skipping it. Plus, I figure everyone who knows me knows where I stand.

Since: Jan 10

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#83123 Mar 27, 2013
Matilda77 wrote:
I have one with the Grumpy Cat that says "Yes." And what Sam said. Until I get a better picture.
I saw that and loved it.

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

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#83124 Mar 27, 2013
Took her to Social Services. Food stamps, cash, and medical. Yay!!!! Hooked her up over there with a DV worker who is getting her into a program called Phoenix ("rise from the ashes") Housing.

They will recommend her...she is a perfect candidate (duh) which will get her into a particular DV shelter that holds space for this program. THEN they will transition her into income dependent housing which isn't all that far from me. They will give her bus passes for her and her son so he doesn't have to switch schools again. He started school this morning.

She will have to go to counseling, etc., but the transitional housing is 2+years and they help her with getting into permanent housing. They are also able to, and going to, help her with all the legal stuff including getting him served, custody, etc. So she may be here a short while longer, but not THAT long.

Thank friggin god. I was out of options. The worker said we should know something by Friday.

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#83125 Mar 27, 2013
RACE wrote:
What if he asks to stay? Not saying he will, probably too much guilt about abandoning his mom, but ya never know.
<quoted text>
Doesn't look like that's going to be an issue now. If he did, I don't know. I'd really have to think about it. To protect him? Probably yeah, but only if I had some legal stuff and maybe a soc. svs. worker helping me and keeping me safe as well as him. I'm not much for the government being involved in peoples' lives, particularly mine, but considering his father and the BS (and danger) I would need that.

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#83126 Mar 27, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
<quoted text>
Plus, Chris was your son. Not your nephew. Huge difference.
There is. What I would do for my son, and for anyone else, even family is so much different.

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#83127 Mar 27, 2013
Matilda77 wrote:
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I agree with you on letting him go with her. He's a *kid* in all senses of the word, and it would be a lot of work. Plus, the legal wrangling, since I doubt she'd just hand him over.
He is. I could actually see *her* turning him over (less work for her you understand), but I could so see his dad trying to make my life (and the kid's life) miserable. I don't have time/energy/inclination for that crap.

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#83128 Mar 27, 2013
squishymama wrote:
I really liked the version with the Statue of Liberty kissing Justice in same pose as that famous picture of the sailor kissing the nurse at the end of WWII.
That sounds deplorable.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me!

#83129 Mar 27, 2013
Mimi, gald that things are falling into place for your sister. Take a breather and pat yourself on the back. You did great! No, it aint over, but the chore is well begun.

Were all pulling for ya, and my offer of nasty sex talk still stands if you need (read want) to.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me!

#83130 Mar 27, 2013
And for those of you keeping score...
My chromebook is a clear winner over the galaxyII, but still very limited. Cant close the lid without it going into sleep (no settings to change it either). No real offline apps, mainly wanting a photo editor to screw around with my pictures. But on the plus, it reads the USB music drive I have, and recognizes the USB external drive.
The HDMI works fine, will get a real test tonight as I watch a crackle movie. Need to judge how good it is at streaming compared to my laptop.
And surfing the web is fast and seamless.

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#83131 Mar 27, 2013
Mimi Seattle wrote:
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Doesn't look like that's going to be an issue now. If he did, I don't know. I'd really have to think about it. To protect him? Probably yeah, but only if I had some legal stuff and maybe a soc. svs. worker helping me and keeping me safe as well as him. I'm not much for the government being involved in peoples' lives, particularly mine, but considering his father and the BS (and danger) I would need that.
What does the Morroccan contingent have to say about this? Is there anything male-centric there that can help the boy and take some of the pressure off you?

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

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#83132 Mar 27, 2013
Sam I Am GEAM wrote:
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Just can't imagine being so petty and vindictive as to get satisfaction out of something like that. Someone's dog gets killed and you would take pleasure in the "I told you so?" My Uncle John is like that and he has "I told you so'd" himself into black sheepdom.
"The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others." -Aesop
Your ex boyfriend cheated on you, now he caught gonorrhea. That does not put a smirk on your face?

Some bitch that got into it with you on ladies night keys your car, then her parked car gets plowed into by someone who lost control of their car. Are you not going to be thinking "Karma's a bitch!"?

That guy who took the credit for your work on the big project and got a promotion out of it just got busted for insider trading. GOOD! Rot in jail you POS!

I don't think its out of the ordinary at all to take pleasure in the misfortune of people who you don't like.

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#83133 Mar 27, 2013
RACE wrote:
And for those of you keeping score...
My chromebook is a clear winner over the galaxyII, but still very limited. Cant close the lid without it going into sleep (no settings to change it either). No real offline apps, mainly wanting a photo editor to screw around with my pictures. But on the plus, it reads the USB music drive I have, and recognizes the USB external drive.
The HDMI works fine, will get a real test tonight as I watch a crackle movie. Need to judge how good it is at streaming compared to my laptop.
And surfing the web is fast and seamless.
How heavy is it? That is to say, would it be a PITA to lug around all day every day like a typical laptop?

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