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“Checks and Balances”

Since: Apr 13

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#87345 Jun 18, 2013
Toj wrote:
Cool pictures (if you like history, architecture and stuff).

http://photosilke.blogspot.co.at/2013/03/hist...
Those are beautiful!

One of my cousins (couple times removed) lives in Liverpool and has been taking old pictures of the city and contrasting or blending them with modern pictures of the same location. I love the way architecture in the UK is such a blend of the various time periods. For those of you on FB who are interested, the link to all the pictures is at the end of this article.

http://www.danielklongman.com/a-new-wave-of-l...

Since: Jan 10

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#87346 Jun 18, 2013
OH MY FREAKING GOD.

I've had three people come to me asking what's wrong with the coffee maker.(I don't know and I don't care, frankly.) After the first person said that he thought there was no power to the coffee machines (we are having major renovations so sometimes we lose power for a short time while they do work), so I got up to check.

IT's just that no coffee drinker had yet bothered to TURN ON THE MACHINES and MAKE COFFEE.

So when 2nd and 3rd person came to me, I said "You drink coffee, figure it out." Are you freaking kidding me? THe machine obviously is set to "off" and you think the power is out? And you're a retired air force pilot and now electrical engineer of many years?

No. I'm not helping you figure out the coffee machine.

Since: Jan 10

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#87347 Jun 18, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
http://shine.yahoo.com/parenti ng/tsa-officer-shames-teen-for -wearing-leggings--dad-s-got-t his--192409505.html
Is this really newsworthy? I mean really? Princess is "furious" over a comment about her clothes? And dad is going along with it? I like one of the comments.
"i can see y dad is upset......somebody else is doing his job!"
Sigh. I've been on planes with groups of teenagers flying. THey dress in ways that are completely inappropriate for being out in public. If I wanted to see belly ring + ass crack, I'd visit your mom at the strip joint.

Since: Jan 10

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#87348 Jun 18, 2013
I liked this comment: "He made me feel like a #$%$."......but your clothes don't?....your dad should have told you the same thing the NSA agent said before you left home.

“Checks and Balances”

Since: Apr 13

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#87349 Jun 18, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
Holy crap. This is what passes for a model today?

http://omg.yahoo.com/photos/celebrity-belly-c...

Who the f is this?
That is a horrible picture of her. She was in the last Transformers movie (replaces Megan Fox). She is super hot.

Since: Jan 10

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#87350 Jun 18, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
Holy crap. This is what passes for a model today?
http://omg.yahoo.com/photos/celebrity-belly-c...
Who the f is this?
GOogle her at google images and she's much prettier.

MANY models aren't so great looking until they've had full makeup and air brushing. I have friends who've been in the modeling biz (photographer and makeup artist) for 20+ years and the before and after shots can be shocking.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#87351 Jun 18, 2013
Do these people ask you this because of your sex or your position?

RedheadwGlasses wrote:
OH MY FREAKING GOD.
I've had three people come to me asking what's wrong with the coffee maker.(I don't know and I don't care, frankly.) After the first person said that he thought there was no power to the coffee machines (we are having major renovations so sometimes we lose power for a short time while they do work), so I got up to check.
IT's just that no coffee drinker had yet bothered to TURN ON THE MACHINES and MAKE COFFEE.
So when 2nd and 3rd person came to me, I said "You drink coffee, figure it out." Are you freaking kidding me? THe machine obviously is set to "off" and you think the power is out? And you're a retired air force pilot and now electrical engineer of many years?
No. I'm not helping you figure out the coffee machine.

Since: Jan 10

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#87352 Jun 18, 2013
ScarletandOlive wrote:
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Those are beautiful!
One of my cousins (couple times removed) lives in Liverpool and has been taking old pictures of the city and contrasting or blending them with modern pictures of the same location. I love the way architecture in the UK is such a blend of the various time periods. For those of you on FB who are interested, the link to all the pictures is at the end of this article.
http://www.danielklongman.com/a-new-wave-of-l...
I LOVE this stuff! Thank you for sharing! I just love when people do this. I've seen this with downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul and it's so cool to see how different -- and the same -- some things are.

Since: Jan 10

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#87353 Jun 18, 2013
ScarletandOlive wrote:
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That is a horrible picture of her. She was in the last Transformers movie (replaces Megan Fox). She is super hot.
Yeah, that's a pretty horrible picture of her. The google images search showed that she can look not only beautiful, but interesting looking (maybe it's her nose -- I do like an interesting nose).

Heh my numbers are 6669

Since: Oct 12

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#87354 Jun 18, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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Yeah, that's a pretty horrible picture of her. The google images search showed that she can look not only beautiful, but interesting looking (maybe it's her nose -- I do like an interesting nose).
Heh my numbers are 6669
To pick, or just to look at?....lol...sorry.....

Since: Oct 12

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#87355 Jun 18, 2013
ScarletandOlive wrote:
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That is a horrible picture of her. She was in the last Transformers movie (replaces Megan Fox). She is super hot.
Yeah, like we would'nt wanna.....well.......

Since: Jan 10

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#87356 Jun 18, 2013
RACE wrote:
Do these people ask you this because of your sex or your position?
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THey ask mainly because they like to act helpless/"I don't know how it works" when they don't want to deal with it. Coffee makers, copy machines (really? You don't know how to send a fax? There are instructions right there in front of your face that I typed up just for people like you. Don't stand there and sigh loudly in hopes I'll walk you through it for a fourth time.)

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#87357 Jun 18, 2013

“The two baby belly, please!”

Since: Sep 09

Evanston IL

#87358 Jun 18, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
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GOogle her at google images and she's much prettier.
MANY models aren't so great looking until they've had full makeup and air brushing. I have friends who've been in the modeling biz (photographer and makeup artist) for 20+ years and the before and after shots can be shocking.
Like Chloe Sevengy (sp?). I do not understand how she got to be a model. And terrible taste in clothes to boot.

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#87359 Jun 18, 2013
PEllen wrote:
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Saint Petersburg, FL

#87360 Jun 18, 2013
Wow - I've missed A LOT!!! Holy cow!!!

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#87361 Jun 18, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
OH MY FREAKING GOD.
I've had three people come to me asking what's wrong with the coffee maker.(I don't know and I don't care, frankly.) After the first person said that he thought there was no power to the coffee machines (we are having major renovations so sometimes we lose power for a short time while they do work), so I got up to check.
IT's just that no coffee drinker had yet bothered to TURN ON THE MACHINES and MAKE COFFEE.
So when 2nd and 3rd person came to me, I said "You drink coffee, figure it out." Are you freaking kidding me? THe machine obviously is set to "off" and you think the power is out? And you're a retired air force pilot and now electrical engineer of many years?
No. I'm not helping you figure out the coffee machine.
People aren't too bright at your place, are they?:)

Thank goodness they have you!

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#87362 Jun 18, 2013
ScarletandOlive wrote:
<quoted text>
Those are beautiful!
One of my cousins (couple times removed) lives in Liverpool and has been taking old pictures of the city and contrasting or blending them with modern pictures of the same location. I love the way architecture in the UK is such a blend of the various time periods. For those of you on FB who are interested, the link to all the pictures is at the end of this article.
http://www.danielklongman.com/a-new-wave-of-l...
That is so cool -- the one that he's holding up the pic and it blends with the modern background.

Very artistic eye.

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#87363 Jun 18, 2013
So the Blackhawks are letting us down so far. :(

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#87364 Jun 18, 2013
Probalbny most people believe that Hoffa is either buried somewhere or his body burned in acid.

Do we really have to spend money to find him at this point? Would there be any benefit in finding his body?

http://www.cnn.com/2013/06/18/us/michigan-hof...

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