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Stina

Saint Petersburg, FL

#88206 Jul 12, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text> My wife works in a pharmacy and told me, many cases of food poisoning come from fast food-type chicken sandwiches...something about the temperature the chicken's stored at.....Can't do Popeye's since a news segment a coupla years ago, about the guy up north, got Popeye's chicken and halfway through a piece, discovered it was a fried mouse....I almost projectile hurled, when the sad, black guy said...he'd already eaten half.....Wow.....
I usually get "discernable" pieces (legs and wings).:D
Stina

Saint Petersburg, FL

#88207 Jul 12, 2013
PEllen wrote:
<quoted text>
It's hard to eat pho when you are driving though.
There was a place in a basement food court across from my office that made really excellent pho especially beef pho. It was enough for lunch and dinner. But a more trendy place opened at street level about a block and a half away and the basement place closed
OK - what exactly is pho? Is it noodles?

Since: Mar 09

Miami, FL

#88208 Jul 12, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
Why is this Yahoo frot page news worthy?
http://gma.yahoo.com/blogs/abc-blogs/dumped-w...
Hell, it wasn't even a spontaneous gesture. She ordered it along with her salad.
Also, good thing she isn't a lesbian ("you don't need him anyway").

“The two baby belly, please!”

Since: Sep 09

Evanston IL

#88209 Jul 12, 2013

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#88210 Jul 12, 2013
Stina wrote:
<quoted text>
OK - what exactly is pho? Is it noodles?
It is broth with vermicelli-like rice noodles, slices of meat, a meat type dumpling, probably some slivered green onion. The good place put all that in one container and had bean sprouts separately to add in just before eating. there were 2 little cups with sauce to mix in. One was brown and probably a Vietnamese fish sauce or something similar and the other was a hot sauce. The brown sauce I considered necessary, the red hot sauce discretionary.There is probably other stuff as well.

Mimi will be the subject matter expert on this, I believe.

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#88211 Jul 12, 2013
j_m_w wrote:
<quoted text>
Also, good thing she isn't a lesbian ("you don't need him anyway").
I am not sure I could find it but I saw a great Lolcat the other day of a surprised cat with wide eyes and mouth and the caption "Lesbians eat What?!!"

Since: Mar 09

Miami, FL

#88212 Jul 12, 2013
PEllen wrote:
<quoted text>
I am not sure I could find it but I saw a great Lolcat the other day of a surprised cat with wide eyes and mouth and the caption "Lesbians eat What?!!"
Heh.

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#88213 Jul 12, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
Why is this Yahoo frot page news worthy?
http://gma.yahoo.com/blogs/abc-blogs/dumped-w...
Hell, it wasn't even a spontaneous gesture. She ordered it along with her salad.
agreed. Cute, sweet, but too planned.

LIke people at passiveaggressivenotes.com who take pictures of their own notes.

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#88214 Jul 12, 2013
squishymama wrote:
Ban them from coaching for life.

“It made sense at the time....”

Since: May 09

Schaumburg, IL

#88215 Jul 12, 2013
PEllen wrote:
<quoted text>
Do you use Pandora? You need to sign up but it is free and the ads are tolerable.
Start with one of the composers or performers you like and let them build a "station" for you. You need to interact with it for a while to help form things to your preference.Their algorithm is designed to make suggestions based on what you like . When you find stuff you like, get it from the library .
i need this kind of stuff for wrok, and they kinda don't like us streaming music all day; they've throttled certain sites as bandwith hogs. i can get some tolerable statiions through iTunes radio, but not my favorites...

“It made sense at the time....”

Since: May 09

Schaumburg, IL

#88216 Jul 12, 2013
RACE wrote:
At the risk of having my man card pulled...
Have you tried Enya?
<quoted text>
i've heard her before, but she's not working for me any more...classical strings or 1940s are the bee's knees (to quote the '40s) lately.

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#88217 Jul 12, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
<quoted text>
Ban them from coaching for life.
Them? I was not there so I don't know how heated it got and how inappropriate the victim was, but from the story I read, one coach pretty much got sucker punched and pummelled. I don't know why HE deserves to be punished for taking an ass beating.

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#88218 Jul 12, 2013
Aisle Sitter wrote:
<quoted text>
i need this kind of stuff for wrok, and they kinda don't like us streaming music all day; they've throttled certain sites as bandwith hogs. i can get some tolerable statiions through iTunes radio, but not my favorites...
Luddite version, aka the Pelly does things. No remote streaming involved.

Listen to Pandora at home.
Watch screen while it is playing ( they will prompt you to interact periodically)
They make suggestions which you can agree or disagree with
Write down composer, pieces, names you like
Go to library.
Check out CD.
Listen to CD at home
If you like it, load it onto your device.
Buy it on Amazon, used or at a used CD store if that's the way you roll.
Return it to library .

Repeat as necessary.

Corporate bandwidth is preserved.

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#88219 Jul 12, 2013
PEllen wrote:
Okay, so I have been listening to the group rhapsodize about Rush long enough that I took some CD's out of the library to check out what all the fuss is about
This is what I have. Where should I start?
Vapor Trails
Retrospective 3
Clockwork Angel
Not dragging this group into opera, operetta or classical, but if you want to have some good listening try Pink Martini and Los Angeles Guitar Quartet ( find their version of Pachebel's Canon if you can.
Start with Retrospective. Which one do you have? At any rate that will give you a good overview.

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

Location hidden

#88220 Jul 12, 2013
She got played!

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Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#88221 Jul 12, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
She got played!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =L1JYHNX8pdoXX&feature=pla yer_embedded
Guess the asians are thicker skinned than many others, eh?......Imagine being horribly burned and seeing American TV do that?.....

“It made sense at the time....”

Since: May 09

Des Plaines, IL

#88222 Jul 12, 2013
PEllen wrote:
<quoted text>
Luddite version, aka the Pelly does things. No remote streaming involved.
Listen to Pandora at home.
Watch screen while it is playing ( they will prompt you to interact periodically)
They make suggestions which you can agree or disagree with
Write down composer, pieces, names you like
Go to library.
Check out CD.
Listen to CD at home
If you like it, load it onto your device.
Buy it on Amazon, used or at a used CD store if that's the way you roll.
Return it to library .
Repeat as necessary.
Corporate bandwidth is preserved.
yeah, i kinda do that already... stare at the selection at the library... ;-)

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#88224 Jul 13, 2013

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#88225 Jul 13, 2013
PEllen wrote:
http://www.topix.com/forum/chi cago/TGRBCDMTCI9G7JQ4T#lastPos t
amy
http://www.topix.com/forum/chicago/TPCBLG2VGO...

abby

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#88226 Jul 13, 2013
PEllen wrote:
<quoted text>
It's hard to eat pho when you are driving though.
There was a place in a basement food court across from my office that made really excellent pho especially beef pho. It was enough for lunch and dinner. But a more trendy place opened at street level about a block and a half away and the basement place closed
True but I don't eat while I drive. Coffee yes, food no. It's against the rules to eat in my car. <shrug>

Also only people 21+ are allowed to have drinks because those under 21 apparently can't put them in the drink holder but instead leave them on the seat and then get into the car without looking and smash Starbucks frappuchinno (sp?) all over my leather interior.

No smoking in the car, anything you bring into the car you take out immediately upon departure. My car is like a national park, carry it in, carry it out.

/rant

...hate, hate, hate my car being junked up.

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