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Random Babbling Thread CXVIII

Discussion in 'Whatnots' started by dmc, Aug 31, 2013.

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  1. Ofelix

    Ofelix The world changes, we do not, what irony!

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    At Camden Yards cheering the birds and booing A-Rod!
     
  3. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Long way from home T2 - business trip?

    I came home to a pot of boiling brushes. Other parents will know what that means . . .


    :(
     
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    Critters!
     
  5. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Yep - gotta love the early weeks of school, all kinds of guests come to the house . . .
     
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    Taluntain Resident Alpha and Omega Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) BoM XenForo Migration Contributor [2015] (for helping support the migration to new forum software!)

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    I need a translation of the above...

    Edit: oh, I think I get it. :heh:
     
  7. Blackthorne TA

    Blackthorne TA Master in his Own Mind Staff Member ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    To be more specific: Lice! :)
     
  8. Blades of Vanatar

    Blades of Vanatar Vanatar will rise again Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    DMC,

    Public or Private school? Some of things the wife and I were looking at when weighing where to send our kids to school were factors of what type of schools have the highest percentage of sick absentees, lice outbreaks, etc... The public schools(in IL) had much higher % all across the board.
     
  9. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Not sure I would go with the happy face smilie, but to each his own . . .

    Blades - public. Not spending $30K in after-tax dollars per kid per year per school for no blankety-blank private school.
     
  10. Blades of Vanatar

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    I would include Catholic Schools, etc.. as private. Not jsut the high-end private schools. They are incredible pricey. Some areas give tax breaks to those who have kids in such schools. We choose Catholic schools, though I am definitely NOT a believer. But the Public schools here are horrendous and we would of had to ship our kids to a bad neighborhood. A neighborhood that when I was carrying mail for a living, gun shots were a regular occurence. We will pay about 8K this year. About 9.5K when my 2nd child hits Kindergarten next year. It's actually cheaper than daycare...
     
  11. Blackthorne TA

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    Oh, sorry. What I meant was: Lice! :bad: :eek: :( :mommy: :wail: :sosad: :cry:
     
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    Silvery I won't pretend to be your friend coz I'm just not ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran

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    Kids are kids. Unless you're going to ban them from playing with kids who may have head lice, they're going to get them. It's not like they're harmful. Just let 'em be kids!
     
  13. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

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    Silvery - yep, it's just annoying.

    Blades - Catholic school is not really an option in my household. I'm personally an atheist, but I was raised Jewish and my wife is Jewish and my parents would have a cow if I sent my kids to Catholic school.
     
  14. Silvery

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    They're kids. It's what they do best.

    We have some parents at school who are obsessed, if they think that a kid may have lice then they won't let their kids go near them. It's ridiculous, it's just an excuse for bullying
     
  15. Master of Nuhn

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    Money Talks is on tv, with David Warner so all I can hear is the coldest nemesis the gaming world has ever seen... It's cool though! :)
     
  16. Blades of Vanatar

    Blades of Vanatar Vanatar will rise again Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    Ahh... that would create an uncomfortable situation, no doubt. You should enroll for a day them then show up with a Yamaka on. :p
     
  17. Ofelix

    Ofelix The world changes, we do not, what irony!

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    I'm probably gonna regret writting this in the morning, but goddamnit I'm in a good mood and I'm also absolutely ****-faced. See, me and about 10 other classmates went to this bar and... Oh, I 'unno basically I'm wasted and everything is funny. Time to go watch tv. See y'all.
     
  18. T2Bruno

    T2Bruno The only source of knowledge is experience Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    I was on a business trip. What is it with towers when I go to Baltimore? Lightning hit the BWI control tower and most flights were canceled. I had to stay an extra day ... this time the delay wasn't so bad and I got the chance to go to the "oldest bar in the US" to drink JD.
     
  19. Master of Nuhn

    Master of Nuhn Wear it like a crown Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    That doesn't sound too bad at all.

    The Bawlmerese might think something alike: "What is it with this T2-guy and our towers? What does he have against them?"
     
  20. Master of Nuhn

    Master of Nuhn Wear it like a crown Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

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    I've got a job!

    Last Friday I applied for a job at a bureau/agency that's (in)famous for its blue envelopes: the Dutch revenue service. I was invited to have a chat today and I start Wednesday! All of a sudden, things go real fast.

    This means I have to get drunk tonight, because I have but one day left for nursing a hangover.

    I'm gonna be a male light-blue-collar worker amidst what seems to be a female white-collar-worker's building. I haven't seen a single man inside, only femmes, but that might change the day after tomorrow.

    Anyway, I'm happy! (And seemingly it shows. Lots of nice ladies smiling at me today. :) )
     
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