Since: Jan 10

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#89955 Aug 22, 2013
StinaRocks wrote:
I am sympathetic when it comes to people with severe food allergies, but I think the odds of it being THAT severe that someone 20 feet away is eating 1 oz of PB in a sandwich and it affects them (and yes, I know it does happen) are slim - practically like winning the lotto. I don't think it's fair for 200 people to have to change their lives because someone MIGHT have a food allergy. I do have an issue with that. And most people (even kids) with food allergies know what to do when there is a reaction. I have a friend with a severe tree nut allergy. She taught me early on where her pen is and how to use it, too.
And I don't ever remember, in all the years I was in school, anyone EVER having a reacting on the cafeteria. And, more recently, it has never happened at my kid's school and she is in her 6th year there. The kids just aren't allowed to share food.
I agree that kids shouldn't have to do anything different based on a "maybe." I meant that the accommodations should start when a kid with a severe allergy actually enrolls.

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

Location hidden

#89956 Aug 22, 2013
Computer, political and conspiracy folk.

I am not generally paranoid. But

The NASDAQ shut down this afternoon due to a computer error.
Last week Google was offline for 5-7 minutes
WaPo was hacked at about the same time

NYTimes is reporting it and Fox doesn't mention it at all.

What's going on?
Anonymous

Saint Petersburg, FL

#89957 Aug 22, 2013
Din Chara wrote:
<quoted text>We've come a long way. We even have laws that say we MUST buckle up in case we MIGHT have an accident. You tell me WTF is the difference with being cautious and using food safety around allergy sufferers?
Banning something that has a lightning strike chance of hurting someone is far more than cautious. Now, don't ge tme wrong, if there were definitely a kid with a severe allergy at school, for instance, I'd be on board with that. But a blanket rule for an off chance of something happening?
Anonymous

Saint Petersburg, FL

#89958 Aug 22, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
<quoted text>
I agree that kids shouldn't have to do anything different based on a "maybe." I meant that the accommodations should start when a kid with a severe allergy actually enrolls.
That, to me, makes sense. I have NO problem with that!

Since: Feb 10

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#89959 Aug 22, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
<quoted text>
I agree that kids shouldn't have to do anything different based on a "maybe." I meant that the accommodations should start when a kid with a severe allergy actually enrolls.
I think I've mentioned my cousin before, with tons of self-diagnosed issues for both herself and her son. Well, now he is starting kindergarten and she is having lots of problems with the school because they are refusing to make special accommodations (like banning everyone from bringing PB sandwiches) without something from the kid's doctor. PB is a fairly cheap, nutritious choice for lunch and it could possibly make an impact on people's budgets if they are forced to find a replacement. I'm fine with that if it is legit, but don't see why others should have to make changes like that just to satisfy her constant need for attention.

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#89960 Aug 22, 2013
PEllen wrote:
Computer, political and conspiracy folk.
I am not generally paranoid. But
The NASDAQ shut down this afternoon due to a computer error.
Last week Google was offline for 5-7 minutes
WaPo was hacked at about the same time
NYTimes is reporting it and Fox doesn't mention it at all.
What's going on?
Lean Cuisine's website also got hacked. Someone hacked and raided a few people's "delicious rewards" points.;)~(true story! I belong to their program)

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#89961 Aug 22, 2013
StinaRocks wrote:
<quoted text>
Banning something that has a lightning strike chance of hurting someone is far more than cautious. Now, don't ge tme wrong, if there were definitely a kid with a severe allergy at school, for instance, I'd be on board with that. But a blanket rule for an off chance of something happening?
ITA.

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#89962 Aug 22, 2013
itser wrote:
<quoted text>I think I've mentioned my cousin before, with tons of self-diagnosed issues for both herself and her son. Well, now he is starting kindergarten and she is having lots of problems with the school because they are refusing to make special accommodations (like banning everyone from bringing PB sandwiches) without something from the kid's doctor. PB is a fairly cheap, nutritious choice for lunch and it could possibly make an impact on people's budgets if they are forced to find a replacement. I'm fine with that if it is legit, but don't see why others should have to make changes like that just to satisfy her constant need for attention.
Good for the school for standing up to her!

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#89963 Aug 22, 2013
OMFG. I just got this email:

So it’s the longest story ever but one of the guys we got a bid from for the backyard (patio, reshaping, sidewalk, etc.) apparently just showed up at our house with his crew yesterday and destroyed our backyard, including the sidewalk and everything! We haven’t talked to the guy in like three weeks and the last time we did we told him that we would keep him posted on our plans, that we weren’t sure we were even going to do it at all (or with him). our yard is destroyed. We came home to two bobcats and I almost fell over. It is so sad. No more grass back there, no more anything. Ugh. It was a night of dave and I taking turn being angry and then being a cheerleader. Haha. anyway, dave is home today dealing with “frank.”

***

I told her to sue his sorry a$$ for every penny they can get, then hire someone else to fix the mess he made.

“The two baby belly, please!”

Since: Sep 09

Evanston IL

#89964 Aug 22, 2013
edogxxx wrote:
<quoted text>
Two examples. Out of three hundred million people? Allergies THAT severe are extremely rare. Not common enough for the rest of the world to alter their eating habits.
And one word: Darwinism.
I have two words for you: F*ck you

It is my child and husband you are speaking about and I don't think taking a few simple precautions is too much to ask.

Since: Jan 10

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#89970 Aug 22, 2013
Din Chara wrote:
<quoted text>You are a moron, too. You just don't get it. You must be the reason it is written on every meat package that it's a good idea to wash your hands after meat handling. Yet I bet you are the one that does not wash after you maul meat.
You obviously have reading comprehension issues. I'm so sorry. Your mom must be really proud of you being able to use the internet with your intellectual disabilities.

I think it's STUPID to tell an entire school they can't have pb&j sandwiches in their lunches because a kid MIGHT be allergic. Now, if there's a kid in school who has a serious allergy that is so bad, he can't be in the same room with a pb&J sandwich, then fine, make a rule.

But until then, no school has any business banning them just to be "safe." It's on the parents of the allergic kid to make the school aware.

Now go away. YOu're not wanted here if you're just going to be such an idiot.

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#89971 Aug 22, 2013
And no more quoting squishy mama's posts, Din Dickhead. She's way too good for you to sully with your dog jizz breath.
Anonymous

Saint Petersburg, FL

#89972 Aug 22, 2013
Din Chara wrote:
<quoted text>One kid saved is one kid saved. You are a moron. I am glad many schools are playing it safe. Good thing you aren't in charge of anything.
You obviously can't read because most of us have said that we agree that precautions should be taken if a kid has a known allergy but that blanket rules shouldn't be arbitrarily made for the heck of it. Clearly, I am not the moron here.

Since: Jan 10

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#89973 Aug 22, 2013
StinaRocks wrote:
<quoted text>
You obviously can't read because most of us have said that we agree that precautions should be taken if a kid has a known allergy but that blanket rules shouldn't be arbitrarily made for the heck of it. Clearly, I am not the moron here.
It's too bad this fktard stumbled onto our group. He made himself unwelcome immediately. And he continues to prove that our assessment was correct.

“Call me Walter”

Since: Nov 10

Dyersburg, TN

#89974 Aug 22, 2013
Din Chara wrote:
<quoted text>You are a moron, too. You just don't get it. You must be the reason it is written on every meat package that it's a good idea to wash your hands after meat handling. Yet I bet you are the one that does not wash after you maul meat.
You just make friends everywhere you go dontcha dummy?

“Call me Walter”

Since: Nov 10

Dyersburg, TN

#89975 Aug 22, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
<quoted text>
You obviously have reading comprehension issues. I'm so sorry. Your mom must be really proud of you being able to use the internet with your intellectual disabilities.
I think it's STUPID to tell an entire school they can't have pb&j sandwiches in their lunches because a kid MIGHT be allergic. Now, if there's a kid in school who has a serious allergy that is so bad, he can't be in the same room with a pb&J sandwich, then fine, make a rule.
But until then, no school has any business banning them just to be "safe." It's on the parents of the allergic kid to make the school aware.
Now go away. YOu're not wanted here if you're just going to be such an idiot.
Reading comprehension isn't their strong suit, that's for sure.

They aren't wanted anywhere. It's a sock. It comes here and plays games to build a post count hoping we won't realize it's a sock but since they lack self control they can't help making premature comments. If you want to see where it goes after adding absolutely no valuable input to your threads I will gladly share.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me!

#89976 Aug 22, 2013
Why? I heard you like it Rough and Raw.
Din Chara wrote:
<quoted text>At least you admit that I am pretty, but I could have borrowed some of your chapped ass cream.

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#89977 Aug 22, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
<quoted text>
It's too bad this fktard stumbled onto our group. He made himself unwelcome immediately. And he continues to prove that our assessment was correct.
Agreed.

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#89978 Aug 22, 2013
PEllen wrote:
Computer, political and conspiracy folk.
I am not generally paranoid. But
The NASDAQ shut down this afternoon due to a computer error.
Last week Google was offline for 5-7 minutes
WaPo was hacked at about the same time
NYTimes is reporting it and Fox doesn't mention it at all.
What's going on?
And today I couldn't withdraw any money with my ATM card! Kept saying I exceeded my limit. Having not withdrawn anything for about two weeks, I call the bank almost frantic that my account has been hacked! They said it was an issue on THEIR end. I feel better, but yeah, what's all this about lately?

Since: Aug 08

Location hidden

#89979 Aug 22, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
<quoted text>
It's too bad this fktard stumbled onto our group. He made himself unwelcome immediately. And he continues to prove that our assessment was correct.
I haven't seen a more awkward introduction since I first showed up!

:D

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