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    At 10 I find it hard to believe he truly...

    At 10 I find it hard to believe he truly believes; too many kids by that age know the truth and seem to enjoy "spoiling it" for other kids. Maybe there was a shred of hope, but likely he has been...
  2. THIS. You know, if she had left the kid at the...

    THIS.

    You know, if she had left the kid at the local McDonald's playroom, in the lobby of the building she was interviewing in, at home, or even locked in a running car with the a/c on, and been...
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    At the very beginning you suggested your mother...

    At the very beginning you suggested your mother was the one that made the good money, your father being in law enforcement. So likely "just paying the minimum" (which is always based on income) is...
  4. A mistake? Do you honestly believe that a...

    A mistake?
    Do you honestly believe that a young woman with children living in a hot area doesn't know the risk of leaving them in a hot car for a period of time?
    Anyone who has ever lived in a...
  5. Am i missing something, or is the "should be" in...

    Am i missing something, or is the "should be" in Isabeau's post only visible to me?
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    The ads that have multiple shots, all with...

    The ads that have multiple shots, all with multiple horses in them, and NO indication of identifying color or markings on the one for sale....which one is it folks?
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    To avoid the issues they noted with the "first...

    To avoid the issues they noted with the "first initial, last name" common email set up, the owners at the small accounting firm I previously worked at decided on the short "easier to remember" first...
  8. I had the same side effects on it. Adding to the...

    I had the same side effects on it. Adding to the fun was ringing ears and waking constantly through the night.
    I switched to Effexor; I have NO side effects from it and it lets me feel like "me"....
  9. Convincing myself in high school that I a) wasn't...

    Convincing myself in high school that I a) wasn't smart enough and that b) I couldn't be good enough at science to pursue my dream of being a vet.
    I now know I'm smart enough to master those...
  10. Exactly this. This is not uncommon in...

    Exactly this.
    This is not uncommon in employment: you accrue time off during a year, but you are not "awarded" it until you complete the year. Often paystubs (in larger companies) will state an...
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    Crap. You've just met my BIL. Wait for the...

    Crap. You've just met my BIL.

    Wait for the great stories that convinve you he's really a great guy that is just always taken advantage of, used, misunderstood, etc., while he's just trying to...
  12. Accountant here. You do want to discuss this...

    Accountant here. You do want to discuss this with someone familiar with your state and the type of business you are considering. Not all accountants are equal, not by a long shot.
    I second...
  13. Wasp spray is highly recommended- make sure you...

    Wasp spray is highly recommended- make sure you get the kind with a long stream, not a "fogger" or "wide coverage" type - they will reach farther, giving you the protection of distance, and are not...
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    "This is ridiculous. I get that jails are...

    "This is ridiculous. I get that jails are crowded, that they can only allow each inmate X amount of time, but come on. Using a call service? A terrible one at that, give me a break and step into the...
  15. Wow, this is such an eye-opener. So many people...

    Wow, this is such an eye-opener.
    So many people saying "always" (all kids should be subject to a spanking when misbehaving badly) or "never" (spanking a kid is violent and wrong).... and we are all...
  16. I second a deferment for anyone who cannot...

    I second a deferment for anyone who cannot currently pay. There is no reason to end up in collections, when you can file for a deferment over the internet and avoid dealing with this type of debt...
  17. Someone asked for a response to this a few posts...

    Someone asked for a response to this a few posts ago, so I will wade in with my thoughts in the (useless) hope of bringing this back to civil discussion. My thoughts in blue.





    Of course...
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    Does anyone else find the idea of "if they break...

    Does anyone else find the idea of "if they break the law send them back, but otherwise they should be allowed to stay" ironic, since they have already broken the law by passing into the country...
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    The question is, why are you making it easy on...

    The question is, why are you making it easy on her?

    Car use only if she pays for all gas and a certain amount toward insurance, and ONLY for work.
    She needs to pay something toward rent; figure...
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    But how can you explain the strange male...

    But how can you explain the strange male contributor in the "story" being discussed?
    Even in Chimerism is you test for paternal DNA contribution and it's not the...
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    That is how it is supposed to work. But right...

    That is how it is supposed to work. But right now we have artificially low interest rates and the fed dumping money into the market, which skews everything.
    Stocks doing well now are simply an...
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    I see this again and again on so many threads;...

    I see this again and again on so many threads; "everything is fine right where I am, so others' differing circumstances must be wrong/their fault/etc."

    Why is that?
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    But the companies don't get that money. Think of...

    But the companies don't get that money. Think of it this way; you sell me a horse (shares in a corporation). You pocket that money. Now I sell that horse for more money. You don't get that money. ...
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    Wait? So you agree that tax cuts (lowering tax...

    Wait? So you agree that tax cuts (lowering tax rates is a way of cutting taxes)will help, but you then say they won't?:confused:
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    Wall Street is getting a little bit of help from...

    Wall Street is getting a little bit of help from the government (*sarcasm*), between the money being pumped in and the artifically low interest rates that drive anyone wanting any return to the...
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