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  1. I'm not sure what you do, but perhaps you...

    I'm not sure what you do, but perhaps you shouldn't accept reservations without a deposit???

    A dear friend of mine hosts clinics fairly frequently. She lines up her clients and associates with...
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    There's actually a word for this type of...

    There's actually a word for this type of activity: Fraud.

    Your client attempted to make a purchase in your name. You did not make a purchase. I don't think there's any reason to play hardball...
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    This. Whatever your contribution to the...

    This.

    Whatever your contribution to the situation is, that is yours to own. He is not causing your choices or actions. Likewise, you are not causing his. Unless and until he is willing to...
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    I played piano as a kid and later the violin. ...

    I played piano as a kid and later the violin. Performance pressure put me off both of them. The mere whisper of "recital" was enough to kill off whatever joy or internal motivation I had for...
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    When we sold our previous home, the agent passed...

    When we sold our previous home, the agent passed along feedback that the prospective buyer loved the house but felt it was over-priced because they didn't need the barn. Ours was a completely...
  6. That goes back to an old joke... Q: What do you...

    That goes back to an old joke...
    Q: What do you call a guy who graduated last in his class at med school?
    A: Doctor.

    But then, assuming there were high standards in place, one could expect...
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    Home buying is stressful, and often people will...

    Home buying is stressful, and often people will look outside their ideal parameters for things that might work. When asked for feedback, they state why it won't work for them. So it's not an insult...
  8. No, I don't. Teachers around here are not making...

    No, I don't. Teachers around here are not making anywhere near what you've quoted for your area of CA.

    I passed along a resume not long ago for a teacher looking to change careers. Twelve...
  9. No. But second to doctors, engineers make the...

    No. But second to doctors, engineers make the worst patients. Or so I'm told. :lol:

    It sounds like you're being sensible, so you're probably fine. I've had multiple fractures over the years and...
  10. Here in TX, the priority is most definitely not...

    Here in TX, the priority is most definitely not to optimize working conditions for teachers. The highest priority for the districts is state funding. Whatever it takes to paint the school favorably...
  11. Holy crap. My left eye is twitchy from reading...

    Holy crap. My left eye is twitchy from reading your OP, and I feel like I should send you a bottle of wine.

    With regard to my kids: Private school.

    Our public district has not sunk quite...
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    Even that's an understatement.

    Even that's an understatement.
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    Sounds like contact dermatitis of some variety. ...

    Sounds like contact dermatitis of some variety. Have you been anywhere new outside? Strange plants brushing against you? If you have pets, any chance they encountered something that stayed on...
  14. My DH and his ex-wife got wedding ring tattoos...

    My DH and his ex-wife got wedding ring tattoos that they each later blacked out. Removal is expensive and, I'm told, extremely painful. She actually did try to get hers removed and managed to get...
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    I started a thread not too long ago about the...

    I started a thread not too long ago about the difficulty ending sales calls without being rude. It bugs me that people push and disrespect to the point that I have to hang up or essentially tell...
  16. I think the phone companies are in competition to...

    I think the phone companies are in competition to see who can develop the most obnoxious and difficult to navigate automated system. Try getting through one of those systems with a crying baby on...
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    Perhaps the author simply can't wrap her mind...

    Perhaps the author simply can't wrap her mind around home economics at the hedgefund scale. The men and their wives are creating a brand of sorts. Appearance of success and marketing an image is a...
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    It's Monday, and I would usually be in tall...

    It's Monday, and I would usually be in tall heels. But I'm not. My right hamstring down to my Achilles tendon is crazy sore - as in, I'm wondering if I've actually injured myself sore - that I...
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    "... You wanna be where you can see Our troubles...

    "... You wanna be where you can see
    Our troubles are all the same!
    You wanna go where..."
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    Ah, so I don't remember it. :lol:

    Ah, so I don't remember it. :lol:
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    Your heart is true. You're a friend and a...

    Your heart is true. You're a friend and a companion...

    (How do I even remember this s**t? How did you remember it?)
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    "Thank you for being a friend... " NOT. I...

    "Thank you for being a friend... " NOT.

    I hate you now.
  23. Wow. It's sad abusers can be so slick about...

    Wow. It's sad abusers can be so slick about getting away.

    There was a teacher where I grew up who preyed on boys. He made the rounds, teaching at various international schools throughout...
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    See, I didn't even read the OP to be about...

    See, I didn't even read the OP to be about horses. She stated clearly she wants to be home, chill out, sleep... Horses or no horses, the need to stay home, sleep, lounge around in pajamas without a...
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    "Chopped!" is a great show. I've actually gotten...

    "Chopped!" is a great show. I've actually gotten some really good ideas seeing how the chefs incorporated the off ingredient.

    Master Chef is another I like. It bugs me that some of the dishes I...
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